December 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Arrests made in home invasion incident in Thousand Oaks

A Thousand Oaks woman was held captive in her home for several hours while two invaders attempted to open a safe last week. More...

Health & Wellness

A time to show generosity

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers GRATEFUL More...

New meeting date set for support group

The Westlake After Breast Cancer Support Group has changed its meeting date and location. The group will now be meeting on the second Thursday of each month at Commercial Capital Bank, 973 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More...

Tips to protect yourself against food poisoning

A century ago, food-borne diseases such as typhoid fever and cholera were common. Even though improvements in food safety have conquered these illnesses, many food-borne diseases are still causing harm today. More...

Calendar

THURS., DEC. 1 Chamber Mixer Calabasas Chamber of Commerce hosts a holiday mixer at Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Schools

Feminist scholar, expert on Judaism to speak

The Jewish Learning Center will present the second in a series featuring successful professional Jewish women in the arts and media. Titled More...

All events (subject to change)

are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources should e-mail steve@theacorn.com. with updated information. More...

Literacy event coming to bookstore at The Promenade

Wildwood Elementary School in Thousand Oaks will host a promote literacy event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Dec. 4 at Barnes & Noble in The Promenade in the Westlake Village portion of T.O. More...

Business

Bank gets new board member

Cole Minnick, president and CEO of California Oaks State Bank, has announced that Robert Keller was recently elected to the board of California Oaks State Bank. More...

Event at martial arts school to help Toys for Tots

American Academy of Self Defense will host its annual holiday party from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 3 at 3345 Kimber Drive, Ste. D, Newbury Park. More...

Police

Newbury Park Police arrested someone for public intoxication at 2:45 a.m. Nov. 16 in the 4000 block of San Juan Street. More...

Faith

Our Lady of the Angels to host holiday events

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels will host a variety of holiday events. The cathedral is at 555 W. Temple St. in downtown Los Angeles. More...

Healing meditation coming to Unity Center Church

The community is invited to join Unity Center Church of Thousand Oaks as it hosts Scott Sherman in a series of talks, workshops and individual healing sessions on Sun. and Mon., Dec. 4 and 5 at the church, 1414 E. More...

Christian martyr to be honored at CLU

The Sankta Lucia Christmas Festival will be presented at 10 a.m. Wed., Dec. 7 in Samuelson Chapel on the California Lutheran University campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

Letters

Trustee should stick to fighting fires, not lighting them

Regarding Mike Dunn More...

Dunn entirely lacks cooperative spirit

Being a loner is not a good trait for an effective elected official. More...

Not the time for politics as usual

It was very disappointing to read Tony Strickland More...

Editorials

Ventura County falls far short of goals on affordable housing

Disturbing news came to light recently from the Cabrillo Economic Development Corp., a nonprofit affordable housing developer based in Ventura County. More...

Real Estate

Cute Backyard with Fruit Trees

This rose-covered cottage in the Granada Hills neighborhood features a remodeled kitchen, and has a great floor plan with 3-cozy bedrooms and large family room with stone fireplace. More...

Private Home in Thousand Oaks with Gorgeous Views

This private house in Thousand Oaks offers gorgeous views and excellent curb appeal. The home is new throughout with 1bedroom and 1-bath downstairs. More...

Santa Will Visit Dilbeck Realtors Office in Westlake Village

Dilbeck Realtors GMAC More...

City Councilman Ed Masry resigns for health reasons

As a result of an ongoing struggle with his health, Ed Masry resigned yesterday from the Thousand Oaks City Council. More...

2005 a year of many accomplishments, says T.O.’s mayor

Summing up 2005, Thousand Oaks Mayor Claudia Bill-de la Pe More...

Giving Tree leaves The Oaks, relocates to Janss Marketplace

After many years at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks, the Giving Tree has found a new home just down the road at Janss Marketplace. More...

Community

Holiday Homes Tour to help Wellness

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Chamber to host breakfast

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will conclude its 2005 series of monthly More...

For the record

The Westlake High School band will be facing the school More...

On the Town

Smelling good might be bad

Americans love fragrances, and advertisers frequently link them with a More...

Young violinist to make her professional debut

Violinist Lindsay Deutsch, 20, a former New West Symphony Discovery Artist, will make her New West Symphony professional debut with two performances of Antonio Vivaldi More...

Ballet company to present ‘Nutcracker’ in Thousand Oaks

Conejo Civic Ballet Company will present the full-length More...

Sports

UCLA vs. USC

From the Conejo to the Coliseum, former local prep stars prepare to take the field for both sides as the No. 1-ranked Trojans host the No. 11 Bruins Saturday afternoon in a battle for Southland supremacy

No. 11 UCLA (9-1vs. No. 1 USC (11-0) When: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. More...

Young Bruins accept tough challenge

While the Southland simmers with anticipation prior to Saturday More...

Trojans on the verge of history

There More...

Pets

‘HEY, COME TO THINK OF IT, THERE IS A SIMILARITY’—The premiere entry for the Acorn’s People and Pet Look-alikes is Harvey Youngman of Thousand Oaks and his dog, L More...

Upcoming services to highlight adventure of faith

Pastor Gary Alan Dickey will preach on More...

Columns

Q: Why are autopsies done and who gives permission for them to be performed? More...