January 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Next Monday is Martin Luther King Day

In observance of Martin Luther King Day, Mon., Jan. 17 is a holiday for most banks, schools and government offices. U.S. post offices will be closed and there will be no delivery of mail on Monday. More...

Health & Wellness

Change your life with these tips

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Are you overworked, overbooked and overwhelmed? Don More...

Dining & Entertainment

Local entrepreneurs brew up an ale with a bite

Two Agoura Hills entrepreneurs More...

Premier a cappella choir to perform at local church

The Luther College Nordic Choir, considered to be one of the premier a cappella college choirs in the country, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sun., Jan. 23 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. More...

NPHS to present winter play

The Newbury Park High School (NPHS) Drama Department will present "You More...

Sports

Warriors’ basketball team making up for lost time

Over the last half decade they More...

NPHS girls’ soccer squad looking to end streak of ties

Special to the T.O. Acorn

After a couple of 1-1 ties last week, the Newbury Park High girls More...

Motley brings passion to the pool

First-year Oaks Christian girls More...

Police

Thousand Oaks

An unknown suspect com- mitted a robbery at 7 p.m. Jan. 2 at an address on East Avenida de Los Arboles. Authorities didn More...

Faith

Jewish family focus of new program

Rabbi Richard Address, director of Jewish Family Concerns for the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), will be the scholar in residence beginning Fri., Jan. More...

Kabbalah expert to speak at Chabad

Chabad of the Conejo will host a Scholar-in-Residence weekend Fri. and Sat., Jan. 21 and 22, in honor of the 55th year of leadership of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson. More...

Local couples to be honored at Cabaret Night

Haverim B More...

Letters

T.O. shouldn’t turn its back on equestrians

The city of Thousand Oaks has a vision in its general plan to protect and preserve the horse community from extinction. More...

Let’s learn from the tsunami disaster

Reading about the horrors of the tsunami earthquake reminds me of an observation made by a former vice president, Henry Wallace, who commented that man should place more emphasis on facing natural disasters than spending national resources on wars. More...

White band leaders hired black singers before Artie Shaw

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Boulevard businesses approve assessments to spruce up commercial corridor

After two years of debate, property owners along a portion of Thousand Oaks Boulevard have approved the formation of a property-based business improvement district (PBID). More...

Change in Megan’s Law enables access to offender info online

A change in Megan More...

A picture that won’t be reshot soon (we hope)

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers ROAD WARRIOR-A truck driver causes quite a splash on La Granada Road in Thousand Oaks last week. The weather forecast is finally brighter. More...

Community

Public can comment on proposed improvements to interchange of the 101 and 23 freeways

An environmental impact report on proposed improvements to the 101 and 23 freeway interchange shows no adverse effects on aesthetics, noise level, air quality, endangered species or wildlife. More...

Don’t tell us the end is near

If it hasn More...

For the record

Regarding an article in December about Michael Dunn, the newest member to the Conejo Valley Unified School District Board of Education , it wasn More...

Schools

CLU offers new certificate course

Registration has begun for a new certificate course titled Marketing and Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations, offered through California Lutheran University More...

Student to visit capital

Tiffany Curtis, a Newbury Park resident, will attend the Presidential Classroom More...

Libraries will be closed on Monday

The Ventura County Library community branches will be closed Mon., Jan. 17 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Affected are the community libraries in Moorpark, Oak Park and Simi Valley. Books may be returned to the book drops. More...

Business

Local restaurant to help tsunami victims

Adobe Restaurant will host a fundraiser for victims of the tsunami that struck Indonesia and other countries in late December. On Tues., Jan. 25, the restaurant will donate 10 percent of that day More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers 'YOU LOOKIN' AT ME?'-Kia, a brown female Chow Chow mix, is ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. More...

Family

Know how to choose the right pediatrician

Finding the right pediatrician is not always an easy task. More...

About to get fit

OPEN HOUSE TOUR-Kurt and Joanne Black of T.O. check out the Thousand Oaks YMCA fitness equipment with personal trainer Ronnie Mendez, Jr. of Moorpark on Saturday afternoon. More...

Family recipes passed down

All families have favorite foods that are served on special occasions. But very often, treasured recipes are lost forever when a family member dies. That More...

Editorials

CVUSD makes wise decision on Everyday Math

Parents should be glad that Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) adopted Everyday Math. It is the program used by academically prestigious private schools. More...