September 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Practice makes perfect

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers FIRST-TIME JUMPER LEARNS THE ROPES More...

Health & Wellness

Speaker to discuss new lupus treatment

Dr. Boris Ratiner of Rheumatology Therapeutics Medical Center, Tarzana will discuss More...

Group seeks sponsors for fundraiser

The Conejo Valley Guild of the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation/UCLA is seeking sponsorships for its More...

Celebrate grandparents at upcoming event

VITAS Innovative Hospice Care More...

Calendar

THURS., SEPT. 1 African Violets Thousand Oaks African Violet Society invites visitors and their plants to join them at 7 p.m. More...

Schools

All events (subject to changeare listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars armodified, school sources are asked to contact steve@theacorn.com. More...

Cal Lutheran gets $5-million donation

Jack Gilbert, chairman of the board of TOLD Corp., has pledged the largest gift in the history of California Lutheran University. More...

Parenting seminar on boys planned

The Thousand Oaks Teen Center, in cooperation with Capri Public Relations, is offering a parenting workshop featuring national expert on adolescent males Mitch DeArmon from Leadership Works. The workshop will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Pets

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers DEMANDING ATTENTION More...

Police

Newbury Park On Aug. 20 in the 1500 block of Newbury Road, an unknown suspect forced entry into a business and attempted to steal property. Damages weren More...

Faith

Academy to offer classes in preparation for Jewish holidays

The Conejo Jewish Academy will offer a series of classes in preparation for the upcoming Jewish holidays. This special preholiday semester will help participants gain a better understanding of the meaning and tradition of the holidays. More...

Students bring Jewish resources to T.O

More than 375 senior Chabad rabbinical students will be on outreach missions

Two students from the Rabbinical Academy in Chicago, Ill., Mannis Frankel and Levi Kessler, both 21, will spend time away from their studies to meet the Jews of Thousand Oaks on the streets, in their homes and workplaces and at shopping cent More...

Jazz trio to play during worship service at St. Patrick’s Church

The Matt Harris Jazz Trio will play during the worship service at 10:15 a.m. Sun., Sept. 11 at St. Patrick More...

Columns

The location: Northbound and southbound right-turn lanes on Lynn Road at West Gainsborough Road, and the southbound right-turn lane on Lynn Road at Avenida de Los Arboles More...

Q: Upon my death, I am leaving instructions to have my body cremated. I do not know what instruction to leave as to what to do with the ashes. Can you offer some advice? More...

Classes reopen for the new school year in CVUSD

Classes in Conejo Valley Unified School District got underway today for the 22,400 students enrolled in the district More...

After-school programs fill up fast, sick kids always a dilemma

A perennial question that More...

Many to enjoy holiday weekend

Many residents will have a three-day weekend as schools, banks and government offices will be closed Mon., Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. There will be no delivery of mail. More...

Developer gets ultimatum from city of T.O.

The banging on Thousand Oaks Boulevard near Erbes Road has got to stop, according to a letter the city sent last week to the developer of a hillside site being graded for an upscale shopping center. More...

Community

T.O. mayor gives birth to twins

Thousand Oaks Mayor Claudia Bill-de la Pe More...

Military families to be saluted

Assemblywoman Audra Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) and the Hogan Family Foundation will host More...

Cops make arrests after drive-by shooting

Eight individuals ages 16 to 23 were arrested in connection with a recent gang-related shooting and other criminal activities. More...

On the Town

Thousand Oaks festival will celebrate work of local artists

The second annual Thousand Oaks Arts Festival will celebrate the region More...

I admit to anticipating with pleasure any film directed by Terry Gilliam. Once the creative genius behind Monty Python More...

Gypsies in a Trunk to present ‘The Shoemaker and the Elves’

Gypsies in a Trunk will end its 11th season of free Fairy Tales in the Park with More...

Sports

Lancer volleyball team returns a strong cast of championship-minded players

T.O. won

The past two years the Thousand Oaks girls More...

When I told my girlfriend of three years that I wanted to write a farewell column to the reading public of More...

2005 Marmonte League Preview

The eight-team league has earned the right to field four playoff teams

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers GEARIN More...

Family

Performances to Grow On to open season with comedy for entire family

Performances to Grow On will open its season of familyfriendly shows with physical comedian Bob Berky at 7 p.m. Sat., Sept. More...

Playing with passion

FEELING THE BEAT More...

Editorials

Despite what the calendar says, autumn is upon us

Although the first day of autumn isn More...

Guest opinion

Laugh a little, feel a lot better

Life is better when you laugh. Whether you More...

Real Estate

This Well-Designed Floor Plan Offers Vaulted Ceilings

This 3-bedroom home with good architecture is in superb condition and evident in the creative use of space. More...

Dick and Terry Goodrich

Terry and Dick Goodrich were recently congratulated by Bob Verna, the new manager for the Westlake Village Centre office of Coldwell Banker for placing among the top 10 agents in the office for their sales production for the first half of 200 More...

Gorgeous Lang Ranch Home

This spacious 4-Bedroom, 3-bath home has a light and open floor plan. Built in 1998, the home is about 2981 square feet per tax accessor. It has a gated entry with lovely custom lead glass double doors. More...