November 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Delivery a day early next week, Thanksgiving changes deadlines

The Thousand Oaks Acorn and The Acorn will be delivered a day early next week due to Thanksgiving on Thurs., Nov. 24. More...

Health & Wellness

Help offered for the abused

Does your partner put you down or call you names in private or in front of others? Does he or she get extremely angry at you for no apparent reason? Do you ever apologize to others for your partner More...

Protect yourself from a leading killer

More than 1,000 Americans die every day from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), one of the nation More...

Group’s goal: Raise awareness on pancreatic cancer

Work is being done to raise awareness about a disease that will affect the lives of 32,000 Americans this year. More...

Schools

See NPHS mystery tonight or Friday nigh

Newbury Park High School Theatre Boosters present Mark Chandler 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...

Get your child ready for kindergarten

Panel of experts to offer advice at Nov. 22 free forum

A panel of experts will share important information on how to prepare your child to enter kindergarten, including skills that are standards for the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) at a free public forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Business

Homestore, Inc. gets $100-million investment

Elevation Partners, a private equity firm, announced it will invest $100 million in Homestore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOMS), the Westlake Village-based provider of real estate media and technology. More...

Pets

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Faith

Nuns solve Christmas crime

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present More...

Hero’s daughter visits Agoura

Dr. Feng Shan Ho was the Chinese Consul General in Vienna during World War II. From 1938 to 1940, Ho issued thousands of visas in Shanghai to Jews desperate to escape the ever-tightening Nazi death vise. More...

Church to host Christmas market

Emmanuel Presbyterian Church will host a Christmas Mission Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 19 at the church, 588 Camino Manzanas in Thousand Oaks. More...

Editorials

This freeway widening project is long overdue

For people who use the 23 Freeway five days a week and sometimes six or seven, it More...

Real Estate

Spectacular Morrison Highlands Property With Magical Views

The spectacular property on about a half-acre has magnificent landscaping right to the greenbelt with grassy areas, mature trees and extensive brick patios with built-in barbecue, a large fire pit area with brick seating, half More...

Large Private Backyard

This large 4-bedroom, 2bath Canoga Park home features laminated wood and tile flooring. The master bedroom has walk-ins. The kitchen offers tile counter More...

Craig R. Parry

mount Properties was recently congratulated by Syd Leibovitch and branch manager Lu Duffy of the Calabasas office for his recent production of $1.2 million in closed sales and $1.5 million in listings. More...

‘Interim’ removed from city manager’s job title

Thousand Oaks has a new city manager. In a closed session Tuesday night, council members reviewed Interim City Manager Scott Mitnick More...

Hosed down for winning

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers COOL FINISH TO A WARM DAY More...

Applicants sought for Residents Roundtable

The city of Thousand Oaks is seeking to fill six vacancies on the Residents Roundtable. Appointees will serve until January 2008. More...

Community

Local group studies environmental issues from a world view

Global problems can and should be addressed at the local level, according to the World Affairs Council of Ventura County. More...

Minnesotans at Cal Lutheran numerous enough to start a group

Members of the newest club at California Lutheran University, the Minnesota Appreciation Club (MAC), have pledged to More...

Like fine wine, better with age

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers HE More...

On the Town

Marimba music to be celebrated in Thousand Oaks

Group to feature renowned performers
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Rescued pets to perform

Trained dogs and cats rescued from shelters are the stars of More...

Museum to host holiday event

Strolling holiday carolers and ballerinas will entertain at the second annual More...

Sports

The Acorn’s 2005 Pigskin Playoff Preview

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Division IV Moorpark Musketeers Marmonte League champions Season record: 7-3, 6-1 in league More...

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La Reina cross-country team ready for CIF-Southern Section Finals

Meet set for Saturday at Mt. San Antonio College

As the La Reina High crosscountry team prepares to run among the lucky 13 schools and seven individuals entered in the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division IV girls meet entrants, head coach Robert Lopez said this More...

Police

Newbury Park At 8:40 p.m. Nov. 6 on the southbound 101 Freeway on the Conejo Grade, police arrested a drunk driver. More...

Family

Nation’s top teacher offers advice

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Two holiday boutiques coming to T.O.

Temple Etz Chaim will host a holiday boutique from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wed., Nov. 30 at the temple, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The temple More...

Communication system proves to be effective, superintendent says

Conejo Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Robert Fraisse praised the communication system that enabled schools to notify parents during the October wildfires. More...

Letters

It’s not necessarily bad to be a maverick on the board of education

I am out of step with this school board (see the letters section of the the Oct. 27 More...

Rental rates artificially high

In praising California Lutheran University for discussing the homeless in Conejo Valley, I hope they and their forum will be open to solutions and resolutions partly in progress throughout the area. More...

Republicans should stick together

In the wake of last week More...