August 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Safety focus of event

Families in bedroom communities such as Thousand Oaks are busy with work, after-school activities and personal matters, so it More...

Health & Wellness

Prostate patients in supportive relationships fare better

Partnered men reported better psychosocial and spiritual wellbeing, suffered fewer adverse effects from treatment, and had less fear and anxiety about their cancer coming back than did their single counterparts, a study has found. More...

Parents should take hands-on approach to home safety

What you may not know about home safety could pose a potential risk to you or your family. More...

New tool helps seniors play it safe behind the wheel

Americans are living longer than before. If you More...

Calendar

THURS., AUG. 11 Networking Breakfast The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at Terri More...

Sports

Thunder win national softball championship

They did it. Through all the blood, sweat and tears, the Westlake-Agoura Girls More...

Sherwood Country Club adds second Nicklaus cour

Construction is underway for a second Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course at Sherwood Country Club, the private golf, tennis and recreational club in Thousand Oaks. More...

Business

Forgive me for overanalyzing a film whose principal audience is giggling 8-to-14-year-olds, because More...

A little cutie

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers TIPTOE THROUGH THE GARDEN More...

Job interviewees should ask questions too

When an interviewer asks you if you have any questions, always say yes. Asking questions shows you More...

Police

Newbury Park Vandals caused $3,000 in damages to someone More...

Family

Free concerts at Gardens

The Summer Jazz Concert Series, More...

Hand in hand

BILL SPARKES Acorn Newspapers WARM SUMMER NIGHT More...

Public can comment on state materials for K-8

Instructional materials being considered by the state board of education for kindergarten through eighth grade are now available for public review in the following areas: reading language arts, English language development, mathematics More...

Editorials

If taxpayers foot the bill, then all should benefit

If the city of Thousand Oaks makes a one-time halfmillion-dollar donation to help build Cal Lutheran University More...

Council considers support for new CLU pool in exchange for resident use

Thousand Oaks swimmers and divers may soon be able to dive into their training right in town rather than traveling to other cities for access to competition-size pools. More...

Gillette to seek state funding for 23 Freeway

Thousand Oaks Mayor Pro Tem Dennis Gillette will travel to Sacramento on Aug. 18 as a city representative to meet with the California Transportation Commission to support the funding needed to widen the 23 Freeway. More...

Toyota to build storage lot

Vehicle storage has long been a challenge for dealerships in the Thousand Oaks Auto Mall, but he Thousand Oaks City Council s working to help change that. More...

PUTTING A LID ON More...

Community

How to handle a power outage

If outages occur in the middle of a hot day, the air outside a home is likely to be hotter than inside. More...

Perfect ending to a perfect day

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers SKY PALETTE More...

County offers grants for development of farmworker housing

The Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) is now accepting applications for grants to support the development of affordable housing for local farm workers. More...

Schools

FUTURE X-GAMER More...

Low-cost, free meals available at public schools for those who qualify

The Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) has announced its policy for providing meals at no charge and reduced price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. More...

T.O. students make dean’s list at Azusa Pacific

The following students from Thousand Oaks made the academic dean More...

Pets

TUNE DOGGY More...

Double bill to highlight differences of the sexes

Rubicon Theatre Company will tackle the battle of the sexes with an innovative rotation of two comedies, More...

That’s what friends are for

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers HAPPY TO HELP More...

Faith

Latter-day Saints to host musical comedy for teens

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host three performances of the musical comedy More...

Preschool to offer traditional Sisters of Notre Dame education

Notre Dame Learning Center, a new preschool and childcare facility for children ages 3 to 5, is accepting registration for the fall. Located adjacent to La Reina High School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women at 106 W. More...

Thousand Oaks temple plans upcoming open house

Temple Etz Chaim will host a Meet and Greet Open House at 7:45 p.m. Fri., Aug. 12 immediately followed by Shabbat services. The public is invited to attend. A membership family barbecue open house is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 28. More...

Letters

Public has right to speak

Are the latest events at city hall regarding public comments and so called More...

Another successful ArtWalk

Never knowing what kind of weather June will bring, the ArtWalk Committee gets a little weather anxiety just before ArtWalk. This year was no different. More...

Disagrees with letter writer on religion

I also thank you, Mr. Rogers, PhD, for your rebuttal of my comments about your original letter to the editor about religions. As I openly stated, More...

Real Estate

Conveniently Located near Schools, Park and Shopping

This gorgeous 3-bedroom, 2-bath single story home sets in a quiet, yet inviting area of Agoura Hills. The lushly landscaped home is conveniently located near the park, schools and shopping. More...

Remodeled and Immaculate

This traditional 4-bedroom, 3-bath home is located in Oak Park. It More...

Enjoy Afternoon Breezes in this Serene Environment with Incredible Views

This exquisitely designed private and gated estate is situated on over three sprawling acres within the exclusive high country of North Ranch in the city of Westlake Village. More...