August 4, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Sail-a-Thon coming Saturday

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Health & Wellness

Dermatologist offers advice to those who damaged their skin in the past

As the saying goes, everyone has a past. For many in their 30s and 40s, being hip or cool as a teen or young adult meant getting a tattoo, having multiple body piercings or spending too much time in the sun trying for that perfect tan. More...

Magazine names Ventura County one of the best places to live

The May issue of Scientific America has named Ventura County one of the most desirable locations to live in the U.S., based upon a variety of criteria. More...

On the Town

One-Act Festival coming to Hillcrest Center for the Arts later this month

The Young Artists Ensemble will present the second One-Act Festival Fri. to Sun., Aug. 26 to 28, at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, Theatre on the Hill, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. More...

Stage Door to present comedy to die for

Stage Door Theatre will present the comedy More...

Santana tribute band to rock T.O.

Conejo Recreation and Park District will present Caravanserai More...

Sports

Striking out for a cause

Local tourney benefits ALS foundation

What does it take to get a little leaguer to actually crack a smile after striking out, when so many are accustomed to reacting with heart-felt disappointment and aggravation? More...

Zoran’s Soccer Camp continues to attract soccer hopefuls from across the Conejo Valley

For four weeks in August, beginning this week, Zoran More...

NPHS student-athlete wraps up banner year by competing at Junior Olympics

In a single track meet last season, Newbury Park High jumper/hurdler Amanda Lee, then a sophomore, set personal bests on two consecutive jumps More...

Faith

Married couple ministers to two different churches

Two local ministers are married to each other but take care of two congregations of different Protestant denominations. More...

Haverim B’nai B’rith needs land

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Services offered

Westlake Lutheran Church will conduct Sunday worship services at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Aug. 7 at 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. More...

Letters

Amazed that only one trustee heard the crowd

What happened on June 28 at the Conejo Valley Unified School District Board of Education meeting? I was there and was awestruck More...

CVUSD president explains 4-1 vote on health textbook

Traditionally, school boards have been nonpolitical. The health book controversy forced the board of education to deal with a political issue that should be debated in Sacramento, not in Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD). More...

Rebuttals confirm his original conclusions on religion

I want to thank Mr. Cruz ( T.O. Acorn letters, July 14, More...

Real Estate

South of the Boulevard Home Features Gourmet Kitchen and Great Room with Fireplace

This South of the Boulevard 3-bedroom, 2-bath home features a gourmet kitchen with maple cabinets, tumbled marble counters and stainless appliances. The great room showcases a fireplace and is open to the yard. More...

Entertainer’s Dream on a Corner Lot

This 4-bedroom, 3.5bath, almost 4,200 square foot home has beautiful curb appeal in Morrison Highland. The entertainer More...

Demi Mailloux

Demi Mailloux, of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Centre office, was recently congratulated by Kathy Mehringer, branch manager, for placement in the top 10 list for the first quarter of 2005 of escrows closed. More...

Proposed upgrades to Civic Arts Plaza approved by city council

Enhancing the visitor More...

Rolling blackouts possible if temperatures go higher

No one thinks about it until the lights go off, but the network of power lines supplying electricity to homes and businesses is complex and vulnerable. More...

Plans to upgrade equestrian center move forward

Plans to upgrade Two Winds Ranch Equestrian Center in Newbury Park continue to move forward More...

Community

Robinsons-May to closin Thousand Oaks

Store at south end of The Oaks may need a new occupant next year

One of the four major department stores in The Oaks shopping center is among the 68 Robinsons-May locations that will close and be put up for sale next year, Federated Department Store officials announced last week. More...

CVUSD trustee to speak

Dr. Timothy Stephens, president of Conejo Valley Unified School District, will speak when the Democratic Women More...

New YMCA approved

Facility to be near T.O. city limits in Westlake Village

The Westlake Village City Council last week approved construction of the city More...

Calendar

THURS., AUG. 4 Clogging Classes Conejo Valley Cloggers teach all ages at 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. $3 to $5 per class. (805) 527-6185 More...

Schools

Bike paths not always safe for bicyclists

Riders should constantly watch for peril

Many may assume that walking, running, biking or skating on multi-use bike paths instead of areas closer to road traffic means they face little risk to their safety. More...

Grant money available for adult ed

Conejo Valley Adult Education has announced the availability of Pell Grant Funding for vocational training offered at the Professional Development Center in Thousand Oaks. More...

State-mandated class open for hunters

The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is offering a state-certified Hunter More...

Business

Give something they’ll remember from Incredibly Edible Delites

Fruit is a tough sell for markets, but one business is giving fruit a new image by disguising it as fresh flowers. More...

Police

Newbury Park A suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and stole someone More...

Family

Exhibit to show cars of important people

The Petersen Automotive Museum, a nonprofit organization, is presenting More...

Ventura County Fair to host Senior Day

The Ventura County Fair will host Senior Day on Tues., Aug. 9 at Seaside Park, Ventura. The event is sponsored by SCAN Health Plan, one of California More...

Teach your kids how to behave around dogs

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Editorials

When a trusted store closes, it’s like losing a friend

For some of us, it will be a sad day when RobinsonsMay closes its doors in Thousand Oaks. More...