The Acorn’s guide to what’s going on

FRI., JUNE 14 Seashore Porcelain Artists 9:30 a.m. at Camarillo Evangelical Free Church, 2315 Ventura Blvd. Alicia Handwerker demonstrates her faux finish techniques for porcelain. Contact: Ingrid. Phone: 805.649.9381. Email: ischuh0506@aol.com. Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club 9:45 a.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Scholarship awards. Those interested in MWFC encouraged to attend. $20 for luncheon. RSVP requested. Contact: Lynn […]

Teart has heart

Spartan track star creates own legacy, with some help from his mom

Anthony Teart was running for his life a year ago. Teart joined Rio Mesa High’s talented boys’ 4×400-meter relay quartet before the 2012 CIFSouthern Section preliminaries. He didn’t want to be the weak link on a relay squad with state championship aspirations. “I was nervous the whole time. . . .” said Teart, who replaced the injured Drew Weisenberger. “I […]

Camarillo residents earn college degrees

The following Camarillo residents graduated at ceremonies that took place May 11: • Angela Villavicencio of Camarillo earned a Bachelor of Science degree from William Woods University, an independent, liberal arts-based institution in Fulton, Mo. •Michael Millington graduated from Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula with a Bachelor of Arts degree. His senior thesis was titled “Aristotle, the Intellect and […]

Graduation 2013 Rio Mesa High School

Graduates ready for promising new chapters

Rio Mesa High School’s Class of 2013 graduates today, June 14. Among the many accomplished seniors in this year’s class are the following standout students. Angelina Nguyen Forget about “The Hunger Games” or any other young adult fiction. Angelina Nguyen prefers to curl up with the best-selling economics book “Freakonomics” and learn about sociology and how it relates to money. […]


Country music festival in T.O.

The second annual OakHeart Country Music Festival will run from 1 to 10 p.m. Sat., June 15 at Conejo Creek Park South, 1300 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. No reentry after 6:30 p.m. The scheduled musicians are Tracy Lawrence, Jason Michael Carroll, Steel Magnolia, Herrick and the Shoemaker Brothers, and Thousand Oaks native Ann Marie. Marie is a singer and […]

Costco berries linked to Hepatitis A infections

40 cases reported nationwide with 7 in California

The California Department of Public Health has warned consumers not to eat Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend of frozen berries sold through Costco stores, and possibly other retail outlets, as they have been linked to a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A infections. Ventura County has its first documented case of hepatitis A associated with the frozen berry blend. The affected […]


Trial by fire molds pastor’s message

A faith that hasn’t been tested is a faith that cannot be trusted, says David Johnston, who established a new church in Calabasas last month to spread God’s word and redeeming powers. The father of three boys who’ve all battled heroin addiction, Johnston knows firsthand what tribulations are and how personal difficulties can strengthen a Christian soul. “One thing that […]

These Dodgers win with class