June 23, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Definition of marriage topic of textbook debate in CVUSD

The national debate over the definition of a legal marriage became a local topic last week when trustees in Conejo Valley Unified School District began to contemplate a health textbook. More...

Health & Wellness

Common misconceptions about hypertension revealed

Almost one in three Americans has high blood pressure and 30 percent of those don

Nearly one in three Americans has high blood pressure, and 30 percent of those affected don More...

On the Town

Forget the senseless hype about Brad and Angelina: friends or lovers? Do they or don More...

Thousand Oaks Gallery to feature Celebration of the Arts event

In an effort to revitalize and give greater visibility to the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, the More...

Young thespians to present ‘Applause’

The Young Artists Ensemble (YAE) celebrates its 25th anniversary with More...

Schools

Conejo Valley, Century high schools host dual Graduation Day

Frank Tepesano was part of a sea of maroon and blue as he sat on a school field last week at Conejo Valley High School waiting for his name to be called. More...

Four CVHS standouts

Bryan Arata completed four years of high school in three semesters at Conejo Valley High School, held down a part-time job and watched over his five younger siblings while his parents worked. More...

The Conejo Valley High School Class of 2005

Christopher Allen, Karly Anderson, Matthew Anderson, JessicaAnselmo, Bryan Arata, DustinArata, Jamal Arif, Lianna Babauta,Mark Bacerra, Jennifer Baltes, KinBarcinas, Nikos Boghosian,Cameron Bonfert, Kevin Bowers,Bryan Brock, Tristan Brooks, More...

Police

Newbury Park

Police arrested a suspect for riding a bicycle while intoxicated at 11:45 p.m. June 11 in the 2200 block of Michael Drive. More...

Faith

Women invited to learn about the work of Sisters of Notre Dame

The Sisters of Notre Dame of the four American provinces are sponsoring a unique volunteer program this summer. More...

Students confirmed at Center for Jewish Education

The Center for Early Jewish Education in Thousand Oaks recently celebrated the confirmation of its second-year students. More...

Vacation Bible School offered at Westlake Lutheran

Westlake Lutheran Church will host Vacation Bible School (VBS) for ages 4 through fifth grade from 6 to 8 p.m. Sun. through Thurs., June 26 through 30 at the church, 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. More...

Letters

Trustee says family values prohibit concept of gay marriage

About 71 percent of the people in the Conejo Valley voted for Proposition 22, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman. More...

Service dogs should go wherever they’re needed

I just got back and my dearest friend told me about Penny Day More...

Chickens are a problem

I am writing in response to More...

Editorials

When it comes to marriage, live and let live

The Conejo Valley Unified School District Board of Education will decide next week whether ninth-grade textbooks will define marriage as a union between a man and a woman or between More...

Council votes for flexibility on growth control measure

A new interpretation of a landuse measure in Thousand Oaks may now allow certain development projects to move forward without a public vote. More...

Court case forces council to approve new condo project

In action that Mayor Claudia Bill-de la Pe More...

This Cardinal is an angel

BASEBALL MEMORIES More...

Community

Computer workshop scheduled

The Community Leaders Association will offer the local community a workshop on creating spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., July 9 on the California Lutheran University campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

Amgen to host CLU summer program for teachers

Science teachers from around the country will be filling the labs at California Lutheran University for the fourth annual Amgen Summer Science Institute from June 27 through Aug. 5. More...

Changes on Borchard Road questioned

Articles about K-rail barriers and a traffic signal on Borchard Road in the Thousand Oaks Acorn on June 2 prompted a reader to write in to remind the city that those barriers were installed for a reason. More...

Calendar

THURS., JUNE 23

Rose Society Ventura County Rose Society meets 6:30 p.m. at Cowan Conference Center, 550 Airport Way, Camarillo. Dan Bifano, curator of A.C. More...

Sports

Former Westlake High pitcher Adamczyk is model of perserverance

It More...

New group from Conejo set to try its luck in Cooperstown

Every summer for the past decade the city of Cooperstown, N.Y. has opened up its one-of-a-kind baseball facilities to youth teams from around the nation, hoping to share the town More...

WAGS Thunder lowers the boom in Ventura

MAKE ROOM IN THE TROPHY CASE More...

Business

Surgeon brings liver, pancreas expertise to Conejo Valley

In March 2002, board-certified general surgeon Walid S. Arnaout, M.D., joined the medical staff at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center to specialize in hepatobiliary (liver) and pancreatic diseases. His office is at 227 W. More...

Reserve tomorrow to attend women’s business owner meeting

Successful marketing is the key to business growth in any industry. A panel of marketing specialists, sponsored by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), will be featured at the 6 p.m. More...

Local travel agency gets award

Classic Travel, with offices in Ventura and Westlake Village, was recently awarded the Crystal Cruises recognition by Susie Hogan, district sales manager of Crystal Cruises More...

Real Estate

North Ranch Mediterranean Estate

Built in 2001, this magnificent North Ranch Mediterranean estate has almost every amenity possible. More...

Property Has Horse Arena

A gorgeous custom Mediterranean home in a wonderful neighborhood in Thousand Oaks. Features include 5-bedrooms, 5-baths, and about 3,400 sq. ft. situated on More...

Charming French Chateau

This charming French Chateau is situated at the top of the development in Oak Park overlooking open space. More...