January 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Affordable housing opens for T.O. seniors

sfischer@theacorn.com 

For Geneva and Santos Morales Jr., the affordable-housing project for low-income seniors that just opened in Thousand Oaks has been a lifesaver. More...

Health & Wellness

Hypnosis can help IBS

Ronald Soderquist, PhD and Lynn Di Sarro, MFT, licensed therapists and medical hypnotists at Westlake Hypnosis, are trained in a methodology that helps Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) sufferers. More...

Lupus group to host guest speaker

Dr. Lan Su, a board-certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist with a practice in Westlake Village, will discuss "Understanding Medical Problems in the Mouth and Around the Jaw." More...

Dining & Entertainment

"In Good Company"

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ geared for youth coming soon

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company, a nonprofit known for its productions at the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival each summer on the campus of California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, will perform Shakespeare More...

Auditions slated for ‘Fiddler’

Camarillo Community Theater, 330 Skyway Drive (inside the airport), is hosting auditions by appointment only from 7 to 10 p.m. Sun., Feb. 6 and Mon., Feb. More...

Sports

Lancers can’t hold off Moorpark

Two teams are tied for fifth place in the eight-team Marmonte League girls More...

Regents showing potential as team tries to break extended playoff drought

They might not by ready to take down the likes of four-time defending Tri-Valley League champion Oak Park, evidenced by a tough

68-40 loss on Tuesday, but the La Reina girls More...

Lions have all the makings of another title team

Blessed again with talent and plenty of depth, the
Oaks Christian girls

Oaks Christian head coach/athletic director Jan Hethcock has seen a lot of teams come and go in his 31 years of coaching soccer, but there More...

Police

Newbury Park

Between 9:45 p.m. Jan. 11 and 8:15 a.m. Jan. 12 in the 1800 block of West Hillcrest Drive, someone burglarized a vehicle. The stolen items weren More...

Faith

Heschel West to host gala event

Heschel West, a Jewish Day School, will host its 11th anniversary gala at 5 p.m. Sun., Jan. 30 at Valley Beth Shalom, Encino. More...

Chabad to dedicate community’s first mikvah

Chabad of the Conejo is inviting the public to the dedication ceremony and grand opening of its newly completed mikvah at 11 a.m. Sun., Feb. 6 at Chabad of Oak Park, 5998 Conifer Street. More...

Grief sermon series to continue

Pastor Gary Alan Dickey will continue with his sermon series on how people handle grief at services this Sunday. More...

Council to make changes in city’s RV ordinance

The ongoing challenge of what to do about recreational vehicle parking in Thousand Oaks neighborhoods once again came before the Thousand Oaks City Council at its Tuesday meeting. More...

Group fights to protect Two Winds Ranch

Angered by recent Thousand Oaks City Council action, a group of residents, open space advocates and equestrians have formed an advocacy group to protect an open space area in Newbury Park that includes the Two Winds Ranch equestrian facility. More...

Developer presents expansion plans for The Oaks mall in T.O. By Sophia Fischer
sfischer@theacorn.com

Thousand Oaks residents got a chance to see and hear about expansion plans for The Oaks mall firsthand last week during an informational public meeting hosted by the shopping center More...

Community

Free seminar coming on preventing heart disease

A free public education program on "The Prevention of Heart Disease" will be presented from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Feb.12 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More...

RSVP by tomorrow for Chamber luncheon

The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its installation luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 3 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Reservations are required by Fri., Jan. 28. More...

T.O. man pleads guilty to child porn

Ventura County District Attorney Gregory Totten has announced that David Anthony Tomeo, 37, of Thousand Oaks has pleaded guilty to multiple charges arising from a sting operation targeting persons who trade child pornography over the Internet. More...

Schools

CLU group to host brunch

Community Leaders Association to present service award

The California Lutheran University More...

Bingo fundraiser planned for

Maple Elementary

Play bingo while enjoying an authentic Mexican fiesta at Maple Elementary School, 3501 Kimber Drive, Newbury Park, from 6 to 8 p.m. Fri., Feb. 4. More...

Ascension to host rummage, bake sale

Mark Kempf, the new principal at Ascension Lutheran School, is encouraging his eighth-graders to work hard to raise money for a class trip to Washington, D.C. More...

Business

Free workshop to provide useful tools for job seekers

The Employment Development Department (EDD) will sponsor a five-day interactive workshop titled "You in a Changing Job Market" with the first session from 8:30 a.m. More...

Pets

Squirrel of the Month

UPSIDE DOWN-Bob Hopkins of Simi Valley sent in this photo of an acrobatic squirrel reaching for food in Hopkins' backyard. The bushy-tailed thief is stealing sunflower seeds from a bird feeder. More...

Pet of the Week

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers REGAL KITTY-Gypsy, a female calico cat, is ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Gypsy home, ask for identification No. More...

Family

Secondhand smoke is a serious danger to children

Parents may have a new reason to snuff out their smoking habits. A recent study, "Secondhand Smoke, Tearing Families Apart," found that in 2001, the effects of secondhand smoke on children included: More...

Parenting workshop offered

Moms and dads who are interested in improving their parenting skills can attend "Celebrate the Family" from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Feb. 5 at Newbury Park High School, 456 Reino Road. More...

Letters

Fox, Gillette, Irwin are riding the wrong horse for equestrians

So, now we know how independent Jacqui Irwin is and how duplicitous Fox and Gillette are with regard to the public equestrian center at Two Winds Ranch. More...

Council makes bad decision on

Two Winds Ranch

There is now a new threat to Two Winds Ranch, and this time it has come from the Thousand Oaks City Council. More...

Everyday Math doesn’t add up

Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) adopted the Everyday Math (EM) curriculum for use in all K-6 classrooms though it is not an approved textbook of the California State Board of Education. More...