September 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents of mobile home park may have to move

It wasn More...

Conejo YMCA event will help hurricane relief

The Conejo Valley YMCA will host a More...

Health & Wellness

Kidney fundraiser to honor Thousand Oaks boy

Nico Challenge III, the third annual walk to raise funds for research in kidney disease on Sat., Oct. More...

Center for Personal Power stresses poweof hypnosis, relocates to larger office

The Center for Personal Power has moved to larger offices that include a workshop area. Now at 1429 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. More...

Family support highlighted at meeting of lupus group

The Conejo Valley Lupus Support Group will host a More...

Calendar

FRI., SEPT. 30 Guild to Host Boutique Centennial Guild of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles hosts a Holiday Boutique from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Schools

Patriotic spirit celebrated

Acacia Elementary School in Thousand Oaks recently joined schools nationwide in a singing celebration of the anniversary of More...

Oaks Christian boys’ polo undefeated through 11 games

To a man, the Oaks Christian boys More...

TOHS bleacher renovation approved

Thousand Oaks High School got a little closer to realizing its goal of renovating its gym when the Thousand Oaks City Council approved a $25,000 grant toward replacing the gym More...

Business

Homestore settles sui

Homestore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOMS), the Westlake Villagebased provider of online real estate services, announced it has reached a settlement with a former company officer over legal costs in a lawsuit relating to Homestore More...

Ladies’ gym marks two years

Ladies More...

Faith

Rabbi loves to share knowledge

A profound love for Judaism and a desire to share his knowledge has been the guiding force for more than 30 years for Rabbi Gary Johnson, who More...

High Holy Days at Temple Beth Haverim

Temple Beth Haverim 29900 Ladyface Court Agoura Hills More...

Unity Center Church to host pet blessing ceremony

Unity Center Church will conduct its second annual Pet Blessing from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 8 at Waverly Park, 1300 E. Avenida de Las Flores, Thousand Oaks. All manner of pets are welcome, and last year More...

Letters

Dog park in Thousand Oaks deserves lights

Regarding your Sept. 15 opinion column More...

In defense of NIMBYists

To call a person or group NIMBYs (Not In My Back Yard) is a tactic often heard these days that uses a negative stereotype to halt further discussion. But NIMBYs often know what they More...

Good Samaritans alive and well in Conejo Valley

If you want to know what kind of neighborhood you live in, you only need an emergency to discover the true colors of the strangers among you. More...

RV owners happy with city council’s new law

Local recreational vehicle owners celebrated Tuesday night after the Thousand Oaks City Council approved less restrictive residential RV parking regulations. More...

Tough issues tackled by Thousand Oaks Residents Roundtable

Sex offender location notification and the local waiting area for day laborers are two challenging issues that residents on a Thousand Oaks advisory panel have agreed to study. More...

Accident may have been murder suspect’s suicide attempt

Auresh Sahebi, a 22-year-old Calabasas man suspected of murdering his girlfriend earlier in the day, crashed his black Mercedes into a retaining wall in front of St. Jude Catholic Church in Westlake Village around 10 a.m. Sat., Sept. More...

Community

Housing still hot

August sales of Conejo Valley single-family homes totaled 254. This compares to 193 sold in July and 202 a year ago, according to Mike Plisky, president of the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors. More...

Roundtable addresses difficult problem

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers DETECT A PROBLEM, TRY TO FIX IT More...

Overoccupied T.O. home causes concern, mirrors statewide problem

The high cost of housing has adversely affected one Thousand Oaks man and not because he bought or sold a house. He More...

On the Town

City Celebration coming to Westlake Village

On Sun., Oct 30 residents from throughout the Conejo Valley are invited to a family-fun day of activities, games, good food and special performances at the third annual City Celebration hosted by the city of Westlake Village. More...

School to host annual auction

The La Reina High School Parent Guild will host its 22nd annual dinner auction on Sat., Nov. 5 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library More...

Tony Award-winning comedy coming

Breathing Fire Productions and CMY Theatre Company present Tom Stoppard More...

Sports

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Westlake Warriors (1-2) at Royal Highlanders (2-1) Friday, 7 p.m.

Westlake and Royal, the last two Marmonte League football champions, were both expected to make a run at the league title again this year. More...

Weekend Schedule

Thousand Oaks at Moorpark Friday, 7 p.m. Simi Valley More...

Marmonte Standings

League Overall T.O. 0-0-0 3-0-0 Agoura 0-0-0 3-0-0 Simi Valley 0-0-0 3-0-0 More...

Pets

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers A PRETTY KITTY More...

Police

Newbury Park A burglar was arrested at 4 p.m. Sept. 18 in the 400 block of Avenida de la Plata. More...

Family

Avocado Festival to highlight California crop

The awesome avocado, a major Carpinteria Valley crop and staple of California culture, gets its own tribute at the annual California Avocado Festival on the weekend of Oct. 7, 8 and 9. More...

Teenagers show the world they care

PART OF THE FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE More...

Enjoying a stroll in, not at, The Lakes

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers BECOMES A WATER BOY More...

Editorials

Prop. 77 would return power to the people

Government by the people and for the people seems to have gotten lost in California, but there More...

Real Estate

Opportunity Knocks with Private Pool, Cul-de-sac

This Agoura Hills detached family home with a pool is priced right. It More...

Private Fountainwood View Home

This completely remodeled 4-bedroom, 3-bath, 2600 square foot home has spectacular mountain views from three sides. With a private location at the end of the cul-de-sac, this home has large front and rear yards. More...

Tranquil Setting in Old Agoura

A circular driveway leading to an old-fashion covered porch sets off this 3-bedroom, 2-bath ranch custom home. The beveled glass door opens to a grand foyer with travertine floors. More...