March 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Thousand Oaks seeks to keep residents shopping at home

The city of Thousand Oaks may soon begin a campaign to encourage residents to shop locally. More...

Health & Wellness

Umbilical cord blood may save lives

Saving newborn stem cells is like investing in "biological insurance" for your baby and family. More...

Dining & Entertainment

"Be Cool"

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The Week’s Top Movies

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Musical brings Lower East Side tale of immigrant life to Madrid Theatre

From the Lower East Side tenements of New York in 1910 comes the story "A Stoop On Orchard Street," a funny yet tragic tale of the Lomansky family told by an old man who reminisces about his childhood. More...

Schools

Spelling achievers move on

Veteran spelling bee champs to compete again

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Celebrated TOHS choral groups to perform

The award-winning Thousand Oaks High School choral groups will present a concert featuring a variety of classical and contemporary selections at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., March 17 in the school More...

Business

Finest French waxes used by esthetician

Niki Mamakos is the Waxing Goddess, a licensed esthetician who specializes in body waxing at 3609 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 119, Westlake Village. She uses only the finest French waxes which are gentle to the skin and produce minimal discomfort. More...

T.O. firm opens life-coaching division

CEO2, a Thousand Oaks consulting firm specializing in executive team alignment and rapid organizational transformation, recently introduced their new life coaching division, "Transitions." More...

New company introduces kids to music

Created by Kindermusik International, Inc., Do-Re-Me & You is a new organization that introduces music to young children in their home setting as the first step in bringing its power into their lives. More...

Faith

Pastor was called to preach gospel

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Guest speaker to address Unitarians

William Sinkford is the first
African-American to head the UUA

The Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will welcome the Rev. William Sinkford as guest speaker at the congregation More...

Hadassah to host progressive dinner

Emek Ha Ilanot will host a "Hadassah Progressive Dinner" social event beginning with appetizers at 6 p.m. Sat., March 12 at a home in Westlake Village. More...

Letters

Parents are afraid of child molesters

This is in response to the recent articles and letters regarding traffic problems at our local schools. More...

School bus service inadequate

The traffic and congestion problem at all Conejo Valley Unified School District schools exists because there is no bussing of students. Remember when the school district used to provide bus service for all its neighborhoods? More...

Suggestions given for public schools

I was certainly amused by the editorial in the Feb. 24 edition encouraging students to walk to school. More...

Delay in mall expansion may have advantages

The postponement of the proposed expansion of The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks could be an opportunity, said several city leaders. More...

Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant destroyed in early morning fire

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Community

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Could have been much worse

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers LUCKY MAN-Durham Company school bus driver Ed Wenkunas was relieved that there were no children on board when his bus was involved in a head-on collision at the intersection of Erbes Road and Avenida de Las Flores in fro More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

COOL CAT

3-year-old male shorthair cat, can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Serenity home, ask for identification No. A3324185. More...

Family

This musical variety show tailored for families

A musical variety show tailored for families featuring "Razzle-Bam-Boom," the duo of Mark Beckwith and Obediah Thomas, will be presented at 6:30 p.m. More...

Children’s Art Festival coming to wildlife rescue center

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library to host Easter festivities

Families are invited to visit the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., March 19 for a series of free Easter-related events. More...