Part III – In Which Kali Receives a Message

Age 15

       ali sat on the hearthrug in        front of the fire with a        bowl of burnt stew in her        lap. "What did your father say that you had to respond to so quickly?" the knight asked the moment she sat down. "Oh," she responded slowly. "Father asked for my thoughts on a matter and I wanted to get back to him […]


Give gift of sight this season

This year the gift to give is the gift of sight. The EyeCare America Seniors Eyecare Program may be the best gift you can give this holiday season. "By age 65, one in three Americans has some form of vision-impairing disease. Unfortunately, many aren’t aware they have an eye disease or believe their poor vision is a natural part of […]

FRI., DEC. 12

FRI., DEC. 12 Illuminating Song Village Voices Chorale presents holiday concerts, "Season of Light," at 8 p.m. tonight and at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in Scherr Forum Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Traditional Christmas carols, Chanukah songs and holiday favorites. $15. (805) 449-2787 Camarillo Christmas Camarillo Community Church, 1322 Las Posas Road, Camarillo hosts "Come […]

It’s a Grind opens shop in Moorpark

It’s a Grind coffee house, recently opened in Moorpark, is giving other coffee shops some competition, according to owner Bill Stack. After 25 years in the computer field and two years of retirement, Stack decided to purchase the 35th It’s a Grind franchise. "You can only play so much golf," Stack said of his decision to come out of retirement. […]

Moorpark defeated by Westlake in football playoffs

Special to the Moorpark Acorn

Once again the Moorpark Musketeers reached the semifinal football game of the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division IV only to have their hopes dashed. This time it was a Saturday night loss to the rival Westlake Warriors, 38-7. The Musketeers lost an earlier league game to Westlake, 49-14. A year ago, the season ended on a CIF-SS Div. IV […]

Local Nutcracker brings the holidays home

By Saria Kraft Acorn Staff Writer Productions of Tchaikovsky’s "The Nutcracker," the last of his three ballet compositions, are plentiful throughout the Southland each holiday season. But nowhere is there a more family-oriented showcase of the classic than right here in Moorpark. Under the direction of Pam Rossi, the Moorpark Civic Ballet presents its version tomorrow at the Moorpark High […]

Legendary Glenn Yarbrough performs ‘The Forgotten Carols’

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Legendary folk singer/song-writer Glenn Yarbrough will exchange tradition with the extraordinary in a Christmas program called "The Forgotten Carols" next weekend, Dec. 19 and 20 at the Theater on High in Moorpark. Though most Christmas songs are about proclaiming faith, Yarbrough says that this collection is all about acquiring faith. He added that those […]

Cultural and community events

Dec. 12. "Nuncrackers," a holiday musical comedy, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. through Dec. 21, Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Call: (805) 583-7900. Dec. 12. Santa Susana Repertory presents "A Christmas Carol," matinee and evening performances through Dec. 21, Scherr Forum, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Call: (805) 449-2787. Dec. […]