February 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Care needed when taking cold remedies

The first hint of a sore throat or a runny nose sends many people scurrying to the drug store seeking relief in the form of over-the-counter cold remedies. More...

Understanding epilepsy a key to managing it

People with epilepsy are finding new and effective ways to deal with their condition. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Former senator/astronaut to speak in Thousand Oaks

Former senator and astronaut John H. More...

Event to feature spaghetti, Chinese auction

Members of the Soroptimist of the Conejo will host a fun evening of tasting homemade spaghetti sauces made by club members and volunteers from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Wed., Feb. 9 at the Cameron Center, 288 Greenmeadow Ave., Thousand Oaks. More...

Learn to identify wild mushrooms

Soka University of America (SUA) will host a Wild Mushroom Foray for native Santa Monica Mountains More...

Sports

Boxing champ back at home in the ‘805’

Fernando Vargas in town and calling his own shots

Few fighters in the history of boxing have earned more respect in defeat than Ventura County More...

Fernando facts

Full Story

Top wrestler at TOHS overcomes health problem, excels as athlete

On the wrestling mat Jacob Chun conquers opponents with a style that More...

Police

Newbury Park

Someone burglarized a vehicle between 10 and 11:30 a.m. Jan. 23 on Potrero Road just east of Wendy Drive. The loss was $400. More...

Faith

Episcopal Church breaks ground on multipurpose education building

Members of the Church of the Epiphany Episcopal Church recently participated in a groundbreaking of the church More...

‘What a bargain!’

FINDING A BARGAIN-Kristina Greve, 11, of Newbury Park spots the perfect buy, a Disney character cookie press, during the rummage sale at Ascension Lutheran School in Thousand Oaks last Saturday. More...

‘Got Shabbat?’

service geared toward families

The Conejo Jewish Academy will offer a "Got Shabbat?" family service at 6:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 4 at 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. More...

Letters

Before hanging Andy Fox, hear him out

Ten years ago, when the owners of Dos Vientos decided to develop the land, Two Winds Ranch was history. If it wasn More...

Three on council obviously have other plans for

Two Winds Ranch

By refusing the expenditure of previously allocated funds to improve Two Winds Ranch and instead reevaluating moving the ranch to another site, Thousand Oaks City Council has revealed once again that it has designs on the choice piece of real estate More...

Will facility be built

on unstable land? More...

Residents hear more about The Oaks renovation

The second in a series of three public information meetings on The Oaks mall renovation attracted about 35 residents to the Los Robles Greens Golf Course in Thousand Oaks on Jan. 26. More...

Public expresses frustration over the 101/23 freeway interchange

Both transportation officials and residents expressed frustration over delays in the 101 and 23 freeway interchange expansion during a public hearing hosted last week by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). More...

A local family shares its story in the hopes of helping others

They knew something wasn More...

Community

Former T.O. council candidate subject of police search

sfischer@theacorn.com

A day after settling his misdemeanor case for disturbing the peace during last fall More...

Kidnapping, molestation trial set for Feb. 22

Thousand Oaks resident Paul Whitehead, 24, will go to court Feb. 22 on kidnapping and child molestation charges. More...

Local delegates praised for world affairs interest, community work

Members of the World Affairs Council of Ventura County (WAC-VC), including three residents of Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks, were among more than 500 delegates to receive commendation from U.S. More...

Schools

The Value of AP Courses

If you ask college admissions officers how they make decisions, most will tell you the first thing they look at is the rigor of the student More...

Scholarship money available to nurses

The Encino-Tarzana Charitable Hospital Foundation is offering nursing scholarships as part of its educational awards program. More...

Business

Few job seekers make it to interview stage

While hiring managers frequently are inundated with resumes for open positions, a new survey shows only a handful of applicants actually make it to the interview stage. More...

Pets

Squirrel of the Month

'HEY! WE'RE WAITING FOR OUR PLANTER'S PEANUTS!'- Douglas Kubler of Thousand Oaks has one bushy-tailed guest at his patio door waiting for peanuts while another waits in line for his. More...

Pet of the Week

JANN HENDRY Acorn Newspapers 'WHEREFORE ART THOU?'-Romeo, an 18-month-old male shepherd mix, is hoping for any Juliet to take him home. Romeo can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. More...

Family

Children’s Nature Institute looking for volunteers

Share your love of nature with young children, their parents and teachers. The Children More...

Time to sign up for CVD Tiny Tots Pageant

Entry forms are now available for the 2005 Conejo Valley Days (CVD) Tiny Tots Pageant. The event will be at 1 p.m. Sat., March 5 as part of the Conejo Valley Days Kickoff Picnic. The picnic and pageant will be at Conejo Creek North. More...

A firsthand account on surviving the job market

Part I of three

It More...

Editorials

It’s time to hear the council’s plans for Two Winds Ranch

We hope city council members Jacqui Irwin, Andy Fox and Dennis Gillette will reveal next Tuesday night why they reversed an earlier decision that called for the renovation of Two Winds Ranch. More...

Vacation Photos

Take Your Thousand Oaks Acorn On Vacation

TWO BOYS AT GRAND CANYON-Brian, left, and Adam Ginell were 11 and 9 respectively when they visited the North Rim of the Grand Canyon with their parents, Gail and Cary Ginell of Thousand Oaks. More...