May 19, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

City to investigate complaints about eatery

In response to residents More...

Health & Wellness

Right to privacy still important

New healthcare privacy regulations may not be just what the doctor ordered for tens of thousands of patients. That More...

Kaiser to host blood drive, needs volunteers

Kaiser Permanente will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tues. and Wed., May 24 and 25 at its Thousand Oaks medical offices, 365 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. For more information call (818) 719-2397. More...

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Pianist to be featured in New West finale

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker will make his New West Symphony debut in the final Masterpiece Series Concert of the 2004-05 season at 8 p.m. Sat., May 21 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. More...

Village Voices to perform in T.O.

The Village Voices Chorale will present a concert, "Power of Music," at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., June 3 and 4, in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. More...

Sports

The battle begins

The T.O. Acorn

Playoff picture: The road to Angel Stadium and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I title game begins at home for the Marmonte League champion Royal Highlanders, currently ranked second in the CIF Southern Section coaches More...

Well represented

HARD KNOCKS FOR SOFTBALL-A Westlake batter makes contact with a pitch earlier in the season. More...

Photo

STILL A THREAT?-Thousand Oaks third baseman Emily Martino fires the ball to first while shortstop Genna Allen looks on. Despite some rough spots during the season, the Lancers are still considered a contender in the CIF-Southern Section's Div. More...

Faith

Temple to host picnic for Rabbi Greenbaum

He has served Temple Adat Elohim in T.O. for 21 years

The congregation of Temple Adat Elohim announces the retirement of senior Rabbi Alan Greenbaum. The rabbi will be honored with a family picnic Sun., June 5 at Conejo Creek Park, Thousand Oaks and a dinner dance Sat. More...

St. Jude to host benefit dinner/dance fundraiser

St. Jude Catholic Church will host a benefit fundraiser Dinner Dance Luau II from 6 p.m. to midnight Sat., May 21 at the Agoura/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. More...

Sowing, reaping topic of Sunday’s sermon

"The Principle of Sowing and Reaping" will be the message delivered by Dr. Gary Alan Dickey at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. services on Sun., May 22 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd. More...

Letters

Council majority brutal on those who oppose them

In a mobilized effort to give political cover to the Thousand Oaks City Council majority, letters have recently been published in the Thousand Oaks Acorn praising Andy Fox, Jacqui Irwin and Dennis Gillette for throwing Phil Gatch, our former city man More...

Gatch defended environmentalism

Phil Gatch helped develop and has steadfastly upheld the standards and guidelines that retain the beauty and quality of life that the residents of the Conejo Valley enjoy today. More...

Council majority did the right thing

It is getting increasingly difficult to listen to a small group of people that show up each week at the city council More...

City staff reorganizes under new city manager

Several staff changes have taken place at Thousand Oaks City Hall as a result of the recent retirement of City Manager Phil Gatch and the city council More...

CVUSD official unimpressed with Schwarzenegger’s revised budget plan

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger released his revised budget proposal last Friday. With about $4 billion in unexpected revenue, he called for giving more money than formerly proposed to transportation and local governments. More...

Early deadlines coming soon

Mon., May 30 is Memorial Day, which will affect the deadlines for the Acorn Newspapers of June 2 and 3. More...

Community

Epicurean event helps needy kids

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers CARDS OF THANKS--At the Taste of our Town fundraising event held at Gardens of the World, Linda Miller, president of Support for the Kids, and David Mizon, executive board member, stand in front of a wall displaying ca More...

Strickland bill fails in committee

Assembly Bill 743, a bill by state Assemblywoman Audra Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) to punish juveniles as adults for rape of an unconscious person, was rejected by the Assembly Public Safety Committee. More...

City of Westlake Village to hear Lowe’s proposal

On Wed., May 25 the Westlake Village City Council will hear from Lowe More...

Schools

Viewpoint film class project wins at Method Fest

Viewpoint School in Calabasas has announced that "Locker Space," the film project for its Upper School More...

Agoura Hills Dance students capture competition awards

Agoura Hills Dance and Performing Arts Center students won top prizes at the "Thunderstruck" Dance Competition on May 7 in Alta Loma. More...

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Business

Upscale women’s boutique to open Saturday

The gala grand opening of Trinity Clothing Company, a new upscale women More...

Create you own backyard pond

L.A. Ponds can help the backyard enthusiast create a small artificial pond. More...

Police

Newbury Park

Police arrested a suspect for possession of a controlled sub- stance at 11:40 p.m. May 9 in the 2400 block of W. Hillcrest Drive. More...

Family

Safety of all-terrain vehicles imperative for kids

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) have become popular with families across the country, and riders have helped the sport remain a safe one by taking a safety course and by following the "golden safety rules. More...

Community service excellent for kids

Parents dream of raising a child who makes the world a better place. But if it More...

Upcoming golf tournament seeks players, sponsors

Players and sponsors are invited to support the sixth annual Golf Classic to benefit Ventura County community colleges on Mon., May 23 at the Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave. More...

Editorials

Driving in So Cal––from a law enforcement point a view

Staff writer Daniel Wolowicz on page 10 reveals the perspective of Ken Ericsson, a 27-year veteran of the California Highway Patrol. Ericsson makes observations about the state of driving in Southern California. More...