October 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

SOAR to be celebrated, but support isn’t universal

Supporters of the Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources initiative (SOAR) are about to celebrate a decade of success, but this achievement comes at a price, according to opponents. More...

Familiar sight

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers HELICOPTERS PROWLING THE SKIES More...

Health & Wellness

Play bunco, take a walk to raise funds for cancer research

Seven Oaks Rehabilitation & Fitness Center, Inc. will host an Avon Mini-Walk for Breast Cancer from 8 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 15 in Westlake Village. The benefit is part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More...

Los Robles lecture to help cancer patients

Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, through its H2U program, will present a special free seminar titled More...

New treatments help women fight breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. This year, 213,000 women and 1,700 men will learn they have it. If caught early, breast cancer can be readily treated and often cured. More...

Calendar

THURS., OCT. 6 African Violets Thousand Oaks African Violet Society meets 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 667 Camino Dos Rios, Thousand Oaks for program on different aspects of growing African violets. More...

Schools

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

Dance clinic coming Saturday to T.O. High School

The national champion Thousand Oaks High School Dance Team will host its seventh annual Dance Clinic for children ages 5 through 12 from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Sat., Oct. 8 at the school, 2323 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

School counselors important in overall education

Ensuring a positive school experience for your child may be easier if you connect with your child More...

Pets

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Police

Newbury Park At 1:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in 4000 Barcelona Place, police arrested a suspect for possession of drugs and drug intoxication. More...

Family

Math can be fun for children

Move over, flashcards and number drills. Another way to encourage your children to love numbers is to show them how math is part of everyday life. More...

Program gives parents a night off

Conejo Recreation and Park District will host a series of Friday evening More...

Pepperdine show will appeal to kids

Pepperdine University Center for the Arts will present the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia production of More...

Real Estate

Bright Southern Exposure Townhome

This upgraded Lakeview Villa 2-bedroom townhome features a private patio and deck over More...

Remodeled Pool Home

This charming and upgraded Agoura Hills home has been extensively remodeled with stone style flooring, friezee carpet, recessed lighting plus french windows and doors. More...

Spectacular Views Surround Hilltop Villa

This estate home is graced with a rare and highly desirable combination of striking architecture, elegant appointments, single-level design and stunning views. More...

Concept plan for Rancho Potrero OK’d by council

The Thousand Oaks City Council hopes that more residents can enjoy the scenic blend of hills, ridgelines and grassy slopes that make up the 326-acre Rancho Potrero open space parcel south of Lynn Road. More...

Season’s first brushfire hits too close to home

All that More...

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Council approves hurricane relief donation––despite pleas from residents

Despite pleas from needy residents and social service agency leaders to keep the money at home, the Thousand Oaks city council last week approved a $250,000 donation to assist those affected by Hurricane Katrina. More...

Community

Deadline tomorrow to apply for T.O. committees

The deadline to apply to fill vacancies on two city of Thousand Oaks committees is tomorrow, Fri., Oct. 7. Applicants must be residents of the city. More...

Drivers warned about pedestrians

Cops are cracking down on motorists who don More...

Masry Awards honor local officials, pay tribute to firefighters

Twenty-four local leaders in business, education, law enforcement and government were honored Friday night at the inaugural Edward L. Masry Awards for Integrity in Community Service. More...

On the Town

Barbershop music, ice cream social coming Saturday to Newbury Park

The Harmony Oaks Chorus will combine classic barbershop singing with ice cream at the annual More...

Festival to bring arts to Moorpark

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Interpretations of Mexican folk art to be focus of CSUN exhibit

Artists draw inspiration from a variety of sources. Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) will showcase the work of 27 Los Angeles artists who used the work of some of Mexico More...

Sports

Ritz sisters lead T.O. girls’ tennis over Newbury Park

With the Ritz sisters dominating singles play and the doubles tandem of Sarah Shain and Erica Steinberg controlling their side of the court, the Thousand Oaks girls More...

Reyes Adobe race nears

With the kickoff of Reyes Adobe Days only two weeks away, spots remain open for the first-ever Reyes Adobe Days (RAD) 8K Race. More...

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Thousand Oaks Lancers (3-1) aRoyal Highlanders (3-1) Friday, 7 p.m.

The highs and lows of a football season ebb and flow like the tides on a beach. More...

Faith

Israeli, Palestinian children participate in peace camp

An innovative summer camp may be laying the groundwork for peace in the Middle East. Recently, 230 children (110 Palestinians and 120 Israelis) gathered at Ramat-Gan Safari in the Middle East for the More...

Meeting to gauge interest in possible support group for gays, others

The Westlake Village Church of Religious Science will host a new group, SpirituallyOUT Rainbow Ministry, an outreach and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals, their families and friends. More...

Sisters in Thousand Oaks take the Sacrament twice a day, public invited for prayers

Since 1947, the Sisters of Notre Dame (SND) have had Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the Motherhouse in Rome. More...

Letters

Rancho Potrero as open space now in danger

Pavement, parking lots, party pavilions, flush toilets, lights and barbecues: such are the plans for Rancho Potrero approved by Thousand Oaks City Council at its last meeting (3-0, Mayor Claudia Bill-de la Pe More...

Rancho Potrero should be left untouched

Dozens of More...

Board’s majority imposes its will on school distric

In board member Tim Stephens More...