May 12, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

A forehand in the fight against cancer

PATRICK SHELBY/Acorn Newspapers HELPING A WORTHY CAUSE--Samantha Laud of Westlake Village returns service during the inaugural Charity Tennis Tournament at the Pacific Tennis Club in Westlake Village last Saturday afternoon. More...

Health & Wellness

Operation demonstration

USING A MONITOR- Stryker Endoscopy sales representative Mike Feinberg demonstrates how orthopedic surgeons operate on a knee during the Thousand Oaks Surgical Center open house last Saturday. More...

Center adds women’s bone density test

Rolling Oaks Radiology and Women More...

Local doctor elected to national board

Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann of Westlake Village has been elected to a two-year term of the board of directors of the National Association of Medical Communicators (NAMC). More...

Schools

Honors Programs

One way to have the advantages of a small college while attending a large university is through an honors program. More...

All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact via the Internet steve@theacorn.com

Newbury Park Panthers
Fri., May 13

Spanish literature AP exam/7:30 a.m. More...

Acting, film camps offered

Roxanne Diesel, local drama and manners instructor and owner of Creative Acting Theatre School (CATS), will offer a variety of camps for different interests this summer. More...

Pets

Pet owners cautioned about fleas, ticks

A pest-prevention strategy is all the more important when you consider the problems caused by fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Besides the obvious irritation of itching, fleas can cause flea-bite anemia and tapeworm infestation. More...

Pet of the Week

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers

CONTENTED CAT More...

Squirrel of the Month

TAIL PROPERLY DISPLAYED FOR THE DINNER HOUR More...

Family

Having a wagon-load of fun on Mother’s Day

FROLICKING ON MOTHER'S DAY--Sierra Mower, 3, left, and Ashley Thomas, 3, of Thousand Oaks are having a ball as they celebrate Mother's Day at Peter Strauss Ranch in rural Agoura. More...

Family protection seminar set

Attorney Diedre Wachbrit of T.O. will speak to Conejo Valley parents on how to protect their families at a free seminar at 6:30 p.m. Tues., May 24 at the Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. More...

Learn to find family history at free seminar

Free beginning genealogy research classes will be offered this month at the Newbury Park Family History Center at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 35 S. Wendy Drive, Newbury Park. More...

Debate renewed on cell phone antennas

Sophia Fischer
sfischer@theacorn.com

The issue of cell phone towers and their effect on health, views and property values is a topic being debated nationwide, including in Thousand Oaks. On one side are cell phone companies and customers who want good service. More...

Scam artists at work again in city of T.O.

A new scam has Thousand Oaks police on the alert trying to prevent further unsuspecting victims from falling prey to it. More...

Officials disagree on impact of growth

A recent UCLA poll and a U. S. census study regarding California, its economy and future growth have local officials offering conflicting viewpoints. More...

Community

CLU commencement is on Saturday

California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks will present Newbury Park resident Hank Lacayo with the Exemplar Medallion during undergraduate commencement services on Sat. More...

Shuttle service provides access to

Wellness Community

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura More...

RV storage facility delayed

Thousand Oaks residents must wait a little longer for a new city-owned recreational vehicle parking and storage facility to be built. More...

On the Town

"Kingdom of Heaven"

Full Story

Gala to help African orphanage

Lily of the Valley Endeavor (LoVE) will host its inaugural benefit concert titled "LoVEFest" at 5 p.m. Sun., June 26 at Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd. More...

Sushi No Longer a Raw Deal

Not too many years ago, finding quality sushi in the Conejo Valley was difficult. But in the last few years the number of sushi bars has exploded, and there are now more than two dozen from Agoura Hills to Newbury Park and Simi Valley. More...

Sports

Talented trio hopes to lead the Lancers to playoff glory

Don More...

Volleyball playoff pairings

Full Story

T.O. and Royal won’t share title this season

Any hopes of the Lancers snatching a piece of the Marmonte League title from the red hot Royal Highlanders were dashed Tuesday as T.O. fell to the visitors from Simi Valley, 4-1, in the team More...

Police

Newbury Park

Vandals caused $1,600 in damages to someone More...

Faith

National Day of Prayer celebrated

Last week, 350 Conejo Valley residents, some holding Bibles, others wearing yarmulkes, took part in the National Day of Prayer at the Hyatt Westlake in Westlake Village. More...

May’s topic: ‘Abundance’

May is being recognized as "Abundance Month" at Westlake Church of Religious Science, 2649 Townsgate Road, Ste. 500, Westlake Village. The church may be reached for information on services, programs and special events at (805) 495-0105. More...

Christian music to be presented

Pentecost and Music Appreciation will be celebrated Sun., May 15 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd. More...

Letters

Dissidents used

Gatch for their
selfish purposes

I moved to the city of Thousand Oaks in February 1976 and for the longest time there was cohesiveness and teamwork for the betterment of the city. More...

Gatch became a political pawn

I congratulate Thousand Oaks Councilmembers Andy Fox, Dennis Gillette and Jacqui Irwin on the thankless action they have taken to retire City Manager Phil Gatch. More...

Council critics played politics with city manager

Having lived in Thousand Oaks for 33 years, I feel comfortable saying that I have never seen the supporters of an outgoing city employee behave so poorly. More...