February 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspect in stolen vehicle causes collision

A Newbury Park teenager who was attempting to evade authorities crashed into another vehicle at Moorpark Road and Avenida de Los Arboles at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities later learned he was driving a stolen vehicle. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Dick Van Dyke to headline school show

Local high school choral groups More...

Vampire bunny musical coming to T.O.

"Bunnicula," a musical based on the hilarious and inventive children More...

"Hitch"

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Schools

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Kindergarten registration to open

Parents of incoming fall 2005 kindergarten students in the Conejo Valley Unified School District may register their children from Mon., March 7 to Fri., March 11. Registration packets may be picked up at school sites starting Mon., Feb. 28. More...

‘Teacher of the Year’ sought

Teachers More...

Business

Chamber announces 2005 board of directors

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the new board of directors for 2005. Judi Irwin of Dilbeck Realtors is the chairman of the board and John Dokken, director of external affairs for Verizon, is chair-elect. More...

Westlake Village office building sells for $6.5 million

A Class A two-story office building occupying a four-acre site in Westlake Village has been acquired by a local investor, Toth Properties of Westlake Village, for $6. More...

Police

Newbury Park

The loss was $570 when someone burglarized a vehicle between 4:45 and 5:15 p.m. Feb. 6 in the 2700 block of Teller Road. More...

Faith

St. Patrick’s accepting applications

St. Patrick More...

Seminar to address teens, parents

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks, will host a seminar from 9 a.m. to noon, Sat., Feb. 19 titled "Understanding Your Teenager." The public is welcome to attend. More...

St. Paschal Baylon to host classical concert

Eric Genuis and William Merimee will perform a classical concert at 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 19 at St. Paschal Baylon, 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The concert is free and appropriate for all ages. More...

Letters

Schwarzenegger a disappointment

In the film business, as our present governor learned early in his movie career, timing is a skill crucial to one More...

Fox was serving the equestrians the whole time

Recent letters have been asking the question, "What does Fox want?" regarding Two Winds Ranch. As someone who worked for eight years to get a publicly owned and operated equestrian facility in the Conejo Valley, I think I know the answer. More...

Recreational vehicle owners weren’t unruly

I attended the city council meeting on Jan. 25 with my 10-year-old son as part of the "RV contingent." We were not there to intimidate anyone, especially not the opposition or the council members. More...

East Valley Station, open space discussed at closed session of

T.O. City Council

The East County Jail and an 8.7-acre parcel known as Site I were the topics of discussion at a closed session of the Thousand Oaks City Council Tuesday night. More...

Solutions sought for traffic gridlock at public schools

Although they denied an appeal for the installation of speed humps on Whitechapel Place, Thousand Oaks City Council members asked the city More...

CVUSD to offer summer enrichment classes

For the first time since the 1980s, Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) will offer enrichment summer school courses in addition to remedial classes. More...

Community

Experts predict favorable economy

The economic outlook for the Conejo Valley is strong for the coming year, but it isn More...

Residents encouraged to report potholes

The recent rains have caused more potholes throughout Thousand Oaks, and the city is trying to fix them as quickly as possible. More...

For the record

The editor has officially failed his Cook County, Illinois geography test. Wrigley Field, home of the world-famous Chicago Cubs, is on the north side of Chicago. More...

Sports

T.O. Acorn’s Winter Sports Playoff Preview

California Interscholastic Federation trophies are at stake, plenty of local teams are in the race

STILL GOING-Clockwise from below: Westlake's Nicky Alinan eyes his next move. Oak Christian standout Caitlyn MacKechnie sends the ball up the field. Westlake senior forward Megan Ackerman looks to make a pass. More...

La Reina draws tough first-round matchup with defending champs

When longtime La Reina soccer coach Joe Laraneta first informed his young team Monday afternoon that they had drawn two-time defending champs Oaks Christian in the opening round of the Div. V playoffs, the reaction was less than celebratory. More...

2005 WINTER PLAYOFFS PREVIEW

Boys

Getting a first-ever Marmonte League championship was just the the first step in a long mission for Calabasas (23-4, 13-1), a team that holds high hopes of returning to the Div. More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers A HANDSOME YOUNG CANINE-Dryfuss, a 7-month-old male border collie mix, is friendly and playful. Dryfuss can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. More...

Family

Moms rate memorable moments in pregnancy

Feeling baby kick, move for the first time is at top of the list for 37 percent

What More...

Talk to older family members about their driving skills

They may admit diminished
abilities

If you More...

Children need to get restful night’s sleep

Kids need a good night More...

Editorials

A steady economy predicted for 2005

Cautious optimism summarizes last week More...

Guest opinion

Democrats are lying about governor

Any elementary school student can tell you that $50 is more money than $47. But lately, if you give that same math problem to Democratic legislators, they come to a surprisingly different conclusion More...