The Acorn Newspaper public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Branching Out is a weekly podcast expanding on the stories published in the Acorn Newspapers. Reporters and editors will discuss the impact of the stories they report and delve deeper into the issues affecting their communities.The Acorn Newspapers cover the communities of Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Simi Valley and Moorpark.
 
Loading …
show series
 
Ian and Kyle return just in time to check in with Acorn sports editor Eliav Appelbaum about one of most unusual high school sports seasons on record; plus, which former prep star just broke a 35-year-old collegiate record? Lastly, Kyle chats with leaders of the Ventura County Community College District—including Chancellor Greg Gillespie—about how …
 
This week we’ve been spring cleaning and being silly on Twitter. We round up the news from the Ubuntu community and discuss our favourite stories from the tech news. It’s Season 14 Episode 05 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We discuss what we’ve been u…
 
This week we’ve been switching to Brave and KDE. We discuss what Alan’s birthday present could be and go over all your wonderful feeback. It’s Season 14 Episode 04 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We discuss what we’ve been up to recently: Martin has sw…
 
Reporter Dawn Megli spotlights the prevalence of human trafficking in Ventura County and efforts being made to rescue and support its victims. Interviews include Shannon Sergey, CEO of Forever Found, a Simi Valley-based nonprofit that seeks to prevent, rescue and restore child trafficking victims; and Stacy DeWitt, founder of James Storehouse, a Ne…
 
This week we’ve been migrating to Bitwarden and upgrading servers. We round up news from the Ubuntu community, events, and our picks from the tech news. It’s Season 14 Episode 03 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We discuss what we’ve been up to recently…
 
Reporter Monique Abrahamsen speaks with Kattya Birvette-Ortega and Linda Quiquivix of Abundant Table, a non-profit, organic farm based in Camarillo. Their conversation, recorded in one of the farm's fields, covers the organization's emphasis on growing food sustainably, educating the community and access to healthy food. Find Abundant Table online:…
 
Thousand Oaks Acorn reporter Becca Whitnall speaks with Joan Aruajo, who is in charge of Ventura County's vaccination site at the Ventura County fairgrounds. They talk about what residents can expect when they make an appointment and how the county is handling the vaccination process. Then she speaks to Katherine Kricorian, a Santa Susana High Scho…
 
It's part two of Women’s History Month and The Acorn's female editorial staff are taking over Branching Out for the next five weeks. (Kyle and Ian will be back behind the mics in April.) Simi Valley Acorn reporter Melissa Simon sits down with Simi Valley City Councilmember Elaine Litster for a discussion of how Litster balances her civic responsibi…
 
It's Women’s History Month and The Acorn's female editorial staff are taking over Branching Out for the next five weeks. (Kyle and Ian will be back behind the mics in April.) Beyond the Acorn editor Allison Montroy hosts this week's episode with an interview with Laura Allen and Dana Miller, two of the nation's first female Eagle Scouts. The Simi V…
 
Signs the coronavirus is releasing its grip on Southern California are everywhere: Sports are returning, schools are on the brink of reopening and, most importantly, the case rate continues to fall precipitously. The Branching Out crew strike a positive tone about the current state of COVID-19 locally and look at what activities could be resuming n…
 
It's Restaurant Week! In honor of the annual ode to local eateries (Feb. 19-28), Branching Out welcomes Mark LaValle of Hatch Cafe & Market in Agoura Hills and Luis Sanchez of Mouthful Eatery in Thousand Oaks to dish about the ups and downs of owning a restaurant during the pandemic and how it's changed their outlook on life and the business. Plus,…
 
Branching Out is joined by 18-year-old political activist Aleyah Ewing, founder and co-host of a brand-new hyperlocal podcast dubbed "RadioSimi." Ewing, a native of Simi Valley, explains how the show came to be and talks in depth about the shifting demographics and politics of her hometown. Plus, another development in the Rebecca Grossman saga. Re…
 
Ian and Kyle discuss the latest revelation in the Rebecca Grossman murder investigation. Plus, Camarillo Acorn reporter Brooke Stanley talks about her work reporting on the status of local hospitals and how doctors and nurses are handling the ongoing surge. Finally, the latest on the vaccine rollout and a few things you must know before decided whe…
 
Moorpark Acorn reporter Christina Cox joins Branching Out to discuss the state of schools amid an unprecedented rise in new cases of COVID-19, and to help explain the rules that allow some campuses to remain open while others cannot. Plus, Ian and Kyle talk the hurdles facing California's vaccine rollout and the debate over who should receive the s…
 
Branching Out is joined by James Bozajian, a former Los Angeles County assistant district attorney, to break down the latest news in the cases against Rebecca Grossman and Anthony Rauda. Plus, Bozajian weighs in on reform-minded and controversial LA County District Attorney George Gascon, and what’s next with the Ventura County DA’s office now that…
 
Branching Out welcomes Jonathan Serret, recently named cultural affairs director for the City of Thousand Oaks. Serret, a Moorpark resident, discusses his new role and his views on arts/entertainment's place in the time of pandemic. Plus, what's on the horizon for the Bank of America Performing Arts Center and what's in store for when live shows fi…
 
This week we’ve been playing Cyberpunk 2077 and applying for Ubuntu Membership. We round up the goings on in the Ubuntu community and also bring you our favourite news picks from the wider tech world. It’s Season 13 Episode 39 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s…
 
Kyle and Ian address the challenge of reporting on COVID-19 amid a backdrop of public distrust and criticism the Acorn has faced for its coverage. Plus, breaking down ICU capacity and signs that our local hospital is feeling the effects of the latest surge. Nurses’ union, HCA at odds as COVID takes turn for worse Dining ban creates outdoor eating d…
 
This week we’ve been playing with OpenMW and Raspberry Pi 400. We discuss cloud gaming, bring you some GUI love and respond to all your feedback. It’s Season 13 Episode 38 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We discuss what we’ve been up to recently: Mark …
 
Kyle and Ian break down the new regional stay-at-home order and what it means for Acorn readers. Plus reaction to the City of Agoura Hills' victory against the Bureau of Cannabis Control over the right for local government to ban the delivery of marijuana within their jurisdictions and what it could mean for other cities. CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR! Oak…
 
This week we’ve been live streaming and answering questions on AskUbuntu. We round up the goings on in the Ubuntu community and discuss our favourite picks from the tech news. It’s Season 13 Episode 37 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We discuss what we…
 
This week we have been playing DRAG. We discuss what we’ve been doing during lock down, bring you an extension of love, go over all your wonderful feedback and take a trip to ThinkPad corner. It’s Season 13 Episode 36 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We…
 
On this week's episode, the Branching Out team delves into the challenge of reporting high-profile stories involving high-profile people, as well as what goes into deciding when, and when not to, publish, and how to manage expectations from the community. Show links: https://www.theacorn.com/articles/notes-became-familys-nightmare/ https://www.toac…
 
This week we’ve been shapening knives and revisting Morrowind. We round up new from the Ubuntu community and discuss our favourite picks from the tech news. It’s Season 13 Episode 35 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We discuss what we’ve been up to rece…
 
BRANCHING OUT THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY OAK & IRON With the votes (most of them at least) finally tallied, Acorn Newspaper managing editor John Loesing and Calabasas City Councilmember and Branching Out political analyst James Bozajian discuss the results of statewide ballot measures and what impact they could have locally. Results of Statewide Bal…
 
BRANCHING OUT THIS WEEK IS SPONSORED BY OAK & IRON With the buzz of America's historic vote still in the air, Kyle and Ian are joined by Jana Goldsworthy, head of the Stagecoach Inn Museum in Newbury Park, to talk about the museum's ode to suffrage and how they're adapting to serve audiences in the COVID era. Plus, local election results and we int…
 
This week we’ve been hacking Steam controllers and making fast home directories. We round up the Ubuntu community news, discuss the 21.04 codename, Raspberry Pi images for Ubuntu MATE, Trisquel 9.0, snap speed improvements and turn our lights on and off from GNOME Shell. We also round up some news from the rest of the tech world. It’s Season 13 Epi…
 
Branching Out welcomes Acorn reporter Dawn Megli to take the audience behind the scenes of her recently completed three-part series on local homelessness. Plus, editor Allison Montroy on her team's efforts to highlight distinguished local women (past and present) in the latest issue of Beyond the Acorn. To read Dawn's entire series, go to Invisible…
 
This week we’ve been escaping from Hell and using Stadia controllers over WiFi. We It’s Season 13 Episode 32 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We discuss what we’ve been up to recently: Mark has been beating Hades; for the first time. Martin has been pla…
 
Former Thousand Oaks planning commissioner and three-time City Council candidate Mic Farris joins Branching Out to share his insights into T.O. politics (past and present) and what to expect (and not to expect) in the final week of campaigning. Plus, Allison Montroy, editor of Beyond the Acorn magazine, stops by to share what's in store for Beyond'…
 
Kyle's out of the office for this one, but the voice the Branching Out Intro, Acorn Newspaper managing editor John Loesing stepped in for an interview with political analyst James Bozajian. The two discuss statewide ballot measures, the pros and cons of each, and how likely they are to pass. They round out the interview with a discussion of some lo…
 
This week we’ve been upgrading our GPUs. We discuss our experiences using IoT devices, bring you some command line love and go over all your wonderful feedback. It’s Season 13 Episode 30 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In this week’s show: We discuss what we’ve been up to …
 
Ian and Kyle talk with Simi Valley Acorn reporter Melissa Simon about all the October surprises popping up in Simi's local races as well as an elections office flub that's left one mayor candidate threatening to sue. Plus an update on the case of two boys hit and killed in a Westlake Village crosswalk. Voter guide info still incomplete Racial divid…
 
This week we’ve been hoovering with robots and playing Hades. We discuss snaps getting auto-theme install support, the Groovy Gorilla mascot, crowd sourcing featured apps for the Snap Store, touchpad gestures for Linux desktop and Mir still being alive and well! We also round up our picks from the tech news and bring you some events! It’s Season 13…
 
Ian and Kyle discuss last week's story about the death of two young brothers who were hit while trying to cross the street in Westlake Village, and the challenges of reporting on such tragedies. Plus, a plug for the Acorn's new Election 2020 websites and Kyle learns the hard way what happens when you leave an open pen in your pocket. https://www.to…
 
Agoura Hills Planning Commissioner Jeremy Wolf, district director for state Sen. Henry Stern (D-Calabasas), sits down with Branching Out to touch on several environmental topics, including the proposed wildlife bridge over the 101 Freeway at Liberty Canyon and a recent bill banning businesses from using a particular type of rodenticide that is awai…
 
This week we’ve been spying on our children and playing games on Twitch. We discuss the Ubuntu Community Council revival, GNOMEs new versioning scheme, Geary adding encryption support, Plasma 5.20, Xfce 4.16, Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 and Microsoft Edge coming Linux. We also round up our picks from the wider tech news. It’s Season 13 Episode 27 of the Ub…
 
Ian and Kyle are joined by Shawn Moradian, president of the Thousand Oaks Boulevard Association. The trio discuss recent efforts at revitalizing the popular stretch of road and what hurdles stand in TOBA’s way. Plus Moradian shares his views on a proposition in November’s ballot that he says jeopardizes the future of millions of small businesses in…
 
Page designer David Lopez joins the Branching Out team to share news about the new Acorn Newspapers Instagram account (@acornnewspapers). Plus a check-in on the Oak Park Unified School District's efforts to address concerns about racial insensitivity in OPUSD and Ian and Kyle reflect on the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. …
 
The Branching Out crew is joined by the newest member of the Acorn family, Camarillo Acorn reporter Brooke Stanley, to discuss some of the stories she's tracking in West Ventura County. Among them: the lasting effects of this summer's Black Lives Matter protests, the latest on a new Amazon distribution center opening in Camarillo and the start of t…
 
Ian and Kyle break down the governor's newly revamped system for guiding the state's second attempt at reopening from COVID lockdown and what it means for Ventura/LA county businesses, schools and life in general. https://covid19.ca.gov/ https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/ Support the show (https://www.theacorn.com/subscribe/)…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login