2013-10-04

Founding members of ‘America’ to perform

Concert in T.O. on Fri, Oct. 11

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will present the classic rock band America along with special guest singer-songwriter Karla Bonoff in concert at 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 11 at the Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The band’s founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, along with former band mate Dan Peek, met in high school in London in […]

Free Alzheimer’s counseling offered



The Camarillo Health Care District’s Wellness and Caregiver Center hosts free private counseling appointments the second Thursday of each month with Rosemary Gordon, regional director for the Alzheimer’s Association of Ventura County. The next sessions will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 10 at 3687 E. Las Posas Road. Gordon will provide caregiving tools and answer questions about […]

Open house for health care district



The Camarillo Health Care District will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 10 at 3639 E. Las Posas Road, Ste. 117, Camarillo. The free event will feature health screenings, fitness classes, cooking demonstrations and district tours. The open house is in conjunction with the Senior Lunch Program and Produce Day held every second Thursday […]

Center for Family Health adds space just for women

Camarillo location remodeled


Community Memorial Health System officially opened its Camarillo Center for Women’s Health last week. The Ventura-based hospital group said it made the move to attract more female patients to its offices on Arneill Road as well as in response to a decision by San Francisco-based Dignity Health to close the obstetrics unit at St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital a few […]

Concert to honor journalist



The Daniel Pearl World Music Festival will take place at 1:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 27 at the Boys & Girls Club, 1500 Temple Ave., Camarillo. This free concert will feature the Greater Hope Gospel Band, Cantor Ilysia Pierce, Temple of the Arts, Togen Daiko Drummers, pianist Daniel Newman-Lessler, Ventura Klezmer Band and clarinetist David Singer. The event was named after […]

MOVIE LISTINGS



Get ready to rock in T.O.



The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will present the classic rock band America along with special guest singer songwriter Karla Bonoff in concert at 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 11 at the Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The band’s founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, along with former band mate Dan Peek, met in high school in London […]

PLAY REVIEW ‘La Cage Aux Folles’

Characters in Broadway hit lack chemistry


The world was a different place when the musical “La Cage Aux Folles” hit Broadway in 1983. It made its debut in the middle of the first wave of the AIDS epidemic, when homophobic sentiments were high. Enhanced by Harvey Fierstein’s entertaining book, “La Cage” probably did more for gay rights than any musical ever staged. Like the more recent […]

Take Your Camarillo Acorn on Vacation 2013 Photo Contest



How to submit new photos: E-mail your vacation photo as a .jpg attachment to vacation@theacorn.com. Include name, address, phone number and a brief description of the scene. All entries will be published after next year’s winners are announced in the fall. All remaining entries from this year’s contest will be published in upcoming editions.

Seminar in light of breast cancer awareness



Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center will present its 17th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 19 at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, The event will feature Katy Hadduck, a registered nurse, trauma system manager for the Ventura County Emergency Medical Services Agency and former helicopter flight nurse, who was […]