January 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Nearby gravesites affect housing plan

Thousand Oaks city staff is reviewing alternative plans submitted by the developer of a proposed housing project that originally called for construction within 15 feet of an historic cemetery. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Technology makes X-ray process faster, easier

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center will no longer do X-rays of diagnostic images on film, but will replace that process with a new digital X-ray technology. More...

Group marks Roe v. Wade anniversary with reproductive rights program

To mark the 32nd anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, the Ventura County Reproductive Rights Network (VCRRN) is presenting an educational program titled "Protect and Defend: Today the Choice Is Yours" at 2 p.m. More...

Belly Dance Festival to feature local troupe

The Middle Eastern Culture and Dance Association More...

Sports

Still not ready to hang ‘em up

Driven by their love of the game, local hockey players look for options beyond high school

Seventeen-year-old Matthew Potter has been trying to find the net since he was just 5, starting out like many California youths in a local roller hockey league that offered a summer alternative to baseball. More...

Lancers hold on against Moorpark

It wasn More...

Panthers make no excuses

Marmonte League opponents could easily look at the Newbury Park boys More...

Police

Parents may pay more for extended care

Parents may pay more for their children to attend before- and after-school programs offered by the Conejo Valley Unified School District. More...

Faith

Walk to aid charity

The 27th annual Conejo Valley Communities Reaching Out to People (CROP) Walk will take place at 1 p.m. on Sun., March 13. Interested groups and individuals should attend the orientation breakfast at 8:30 a.m. More...

Youth director sought

St. Matthew More...

Letters

Representatives ot The Oaks to explain expansion plan

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Opposes any effort to throw money at traffic problems

Regarding the Measure B transportation tax, I share (Ventura County Supervisor) Linda Parks More...

Help fight domestic cat overpopulation

Every year in Ventura County thousands of kittens are born only to be euthanized at the shelter. Pet cats allowed to breed and unaltered stray or feral cats flood the shelters with kittens for which no homes exist. More...

Home Depot still hopes to build at Kmart site

Home Depot has taken over the lease of the former Kmart property on Hampshire Road in Thousand Oaks and may tear down the existing building to construct a new store. More...

Decision on Two Winds Ranch postponed, back in T.O.’s hands

sfischer@theacorn.com

Alvin "Bully" Caddin can continue to operate Two Winds Ranch in Newbury Park for now. More...

Preparing for a seaside adventure

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers LEARNING TO FLY-Moorpark College student Jon Cooley, a Thousand Oaks resident, practices launching his windsurf sail at Sunset Park in Thousand Oaks on Monday. More...

Community

Newbury Park

At 3:15 a.m. Jan. 10 in the first block of Corning Drive, a suspect burglarized a vehicle. Authorities didn More...

Task force to look at business thefts

To help local businesses More...

Photo

Former Kmart store on Hampshire Road JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers More...

Schools

Hiring a College Admission Counselor––Part 2

Fueled by anxiety about the increasing competition for admission to selective colleges, hiring an independent college admission counselor has become more popular in recent years. More...

Residents should report flood damage

The Ventura County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is collecting names, addresses and phone numbers of all county renters and homeowners whose homes sustained damage as a result of the recent floods. More...

Mt. Sierra College invites entries for its high school video arts contest

Mt. Sierra College, a media arts and design, business and technology college in the San Gabriel Valley, has announced their Southern California Video Arts Contest, a student competition scheduled for spring 2005. More...

Business

Beds, Bath & More brings bliss to local bedrooms

After a 44-year career in the mattress industry, Neil Friedman considered retirement. But his passion for the business motivated him to open a new store More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers 'THROW ME A BONE, WILL YA?'-Goldie, a yellow Labrador retriever/shepherd mix, chases balls and loves to have her belly scratched. More...

Family

Focus of seminar: Protecting children on Internet

The Conejo Council PTA will host a "Child Internet Safety" program at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 25 at the Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center, 2323 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

Gardens seeking docents

Gardens of the World Community Park is seeking volunteers to serve as docents at the park, located opposite the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. More...

Reagan’s presidential papers open to researchers

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library recently opened a significant portion of Reagan More...

Editorials

Do what’s right for

Two Winds Ranch and the taxpayers of T.O. More...

Vacation Photos

Take Your Thousand Oaks Acorn On Vacation

DOCKSIDE IN SITKA, ALASKA-Thousand Oaks residents, left to right, Ron and Rochelle Stinchfield, Ray and Susie Babcock, Linda and Carl Nessel and John and Leann Johnson enjoy the scenery with their cruise ship MS Osterdam in the background. More...