September 8, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Preparations continue for Thousand Oaks Arts Festival

Her own life has been so enriched by the arts that Elaine Williams of Newbury Park wants to make sure that others can enjoy them. That More...

Health & Wellness

Patient safety key for hospital CEO

When Jim Sherman arrived at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center last summer, the facility was in the midst of the largest expansion the hospital had ever seen. More...

Corvette car show to benefit DARE program

Red Line Corvettes, in conjunction with the Thousand Oaks Police Department and Conejo Recreation and Parks District, will host its 12th annual car show from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. More...

County group creates Katrina Relief Fund

The Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) has activated a Katrina Relief Fund for local residents to help victims of the recent Hurricane Katrina. The foundation More...

Calendar

THURS., SEPT. 8 Learn Web Strategies More...

Schools

Getting reacquainted, meeting new friends

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers COFFEE TALK More...

All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: steve@theacorn.com. More...

CLU gains in national rankings

California Lutheran University (CLU) moved up from 18th to 16th on the More...

Police

Newbury Park Between 7:45 and 8 p.m. Aug. 27 at Kohl More...

Faith

Maccabi athletes win big

The 2008 Summer Olympics are years away, yet local teens are already coming home with the gold. More...

Church offers spirituality course

Single people between the ages of 25 and 50 of all spiritual beliefs are invited to attend a gathering of the group More...

Temple to install new rabbi

Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks will install Rabbi Ted Riter, the congregation More...

API scores go up in CVUSD

The California Department of Education last week released the Academic Performance Index (API) report, and Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) showed a 20-point increase, going from 826 to 846. More...

At least as clean as the cars they’re washing

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers WET AGAIN More...

Councilman hopes to get out of intensive care

In response to recent statements by some residents calling for him to step down, Thousand Oaks City Councilmember Ed Masry wants the public to know he More...

Community

Air unit helps keep Ventura County safe

For hikers lost in the Los Padres National Forest, there More...

Firefighters on their way to Mississippi

Five Ventura county firefighters have departed to Mississippi to assist with the Hurricane Katrina recovery effort. More...

Arts Festival run/walk event to help children

That all children should have access to the arts is the inspiration behind the inaugural Kids and the Arts Fun Run, the newest addition to the Thousand Oaks Arts Festival. More...

On the Town

Chefs cook for a cause

Chefs from Ventura County More...

Oxnard to host annual film festival

The eighth annual Oxnard Independent Film Festival will be presented Fri. through Sun., Sept. 16, 17 and 18, and Fri. through Sun., Sept. 23, 24 and 25, in downtown Oxnard. More...

A class act

BACKSTAGE AT THE PARK More...

Sports

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Thousand Oaks Lancers (0-0) at Crescenta Valley Falcons (0-0) Friday, 7 p.m.

The last time the Crescenta Valley football team played a meaningful game, they were hammered by St. Paul to the tune of 77-35 in the first-round of the Div. III playoffs. More...

Weekend schedule

Verbum Dei at Newbury Park Friday, 7 p.m. Moorpark More...

Other local football matchups on tap

Verbum Dei (1-0) at Newbury Park (0-0) Outlook: Newbury Park is itching to return to the playoffs for the first time since 1999 and would love to get the season off to a proper start at home against the Verbum Dei Eagles. More...

Family

‘That’s a lotta shoes!’

NEW LIFE FOR OLD SHOES More...

Moms group starts up

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) is a nonprofit, international support group for mothers with children 5 or under to nurture friendships, hold discussions relating to womanhood, marriage, children and the home, and make crafts. More...

Musical kids’ show coming to Canoga

The Whitefire Theatre will present More...

Editorials

Be prepared for disaster

The lessons to be learned from Hurricane Katrina are many, but one stands above all others: all Americans must be prepared for 10 days of virtually no outside help More...

Real Estate

Pristine Condition Townhome in Capri II

This pride of ownership townhome in Capri II offers three bedrooms, three baths plus a 2-car garage. This delightful home is in pristine condition. More...

A Truly Magical Setting

Enjoy the best views on Lake Sherwood in this elegant and private waterfront estate. This is an ideal property for a world class vacationer or a fisherman. More...

Tim Star

The Tim Star Network was congratulated by Re/ Max on the Boulevard for seven transactions in a 2week period. Star More...