December 8, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Crooks get craftier about fraudulent use of ATM cards

Nearly half of all consumers use a credit or debit card when buying gifts for the holidays, according to a recent Bank of America survey. More...

Health & Wellness

Hikers, hunters should always wear the right footwear, podiatrists say

Quality hiking boots a wise investment for several reasons

Hiking can be vigorous exercise and many hikers and hunters are ill prepared for the beating their feet will take, warns the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). More...

Avoid packing on holiday pounds

For those on a calorie budget, the holiday season can seem like a dietary minefield. Cookie platters, office parties, holiday buffets. How to survive without going up a size? More...

Professional cyclist, others to participate in cancer talk

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will present a free More...

Calendar

THURS., DEC. 8 Chamber Mixer Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce invites all to attend a holiday mixer at 5:30 p.m. More...

Schools

You can get into the holiday spirit by attending the TOHS holiday concert

The award-winning Thousand Oaks High School Choir will present its annual winter concert at 7:30 p.m. Wed. and Thurs., Dec. 14 and 15 in the school More...

Buy a tree, help Panther baseball

The 11th annual Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Lot, sponsored by the Newbury Park High School Baseball Boosters, is now open from 3 to 9 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekends through Tues., Dec. More...

La Reina students help needy familes

Students of La Reina High School in T.O. are adopting 36 families this Christmas through the adopt-a-family program coordinated by the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in L.A. More...

Pets

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Faith

Special holiday season concert at St. Patrick’s to feature choirs, more

Honoring the season of Advent, St. Patrick More...

Temple preschool teacher wins award

Bobbie Match, a 10-year veteran teacher at Temple Adat Elohim More...

Local priest answered call early Clergy profile

Long before Monsignor William J. Leser of St. Jude More...

Letters

Masry will be missed

It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge Ed Masry More...

School fundraiser should have been praised, not criticized

As one of the co-chairs of the More...

School board deserves a voice –not an echo

It appears from the ongoing saga of Mike Dunn vs. everyone else there is a common denominator coming forth. It looks like the big picture is: if your values, options and solutions are not the More...

City council to appoint Masry’s replacement

Anyone interested in serving on the Thousand Oaks City Council for the next three years hauntil noon tomorrow, Fri., Dec. 9to apply. The vacancy on the five-member council opened after Ed Masry resigned on Nov. More...

‘Here’s what not to do’

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Community

Increased DUI enforcement in effect for holiday season

Between now and the New Year, local traffic enforcement agencies say they will increase their traffic patrols to crack down on drunk driving. More...

Benefits substantial for city council members

Being a Thousand Oaks City Council member isn More...

It’s beginning to look like Christmas

JANN HENDRY/Acorn NewspaperAN ANIMATED-CHARACTER CHRISTMAS More...

On the Town

Local students to be featured in ‘Nutcracker’ at Civic Arts Plaza

Pacific Festival Ballet will present their 12th annual holiday classic, More...

Travel posters to be on exhibit in Los Angeles

Full Story

Male Chorus to present holiday concert

The San Fernando Valley Male Chorus will present its annual holiday concert titled More...

Sports

Super Bowl Saturday in Thousand Oaks

The Pacific Youth Football League (PYFL) held Super More...

TOHS to emphasize teamwork, defense in boys basketball

At the outset it appears that no individual offensive player will carry the Thousand Oaks High boys More...

Westlake girls’ basketball squad has a different look this year

For the first time since 1992 the Westlake girls More...

Police

Newbury Park Someone stole cash from a locked vehicle between 5 p.m. Nov. 23 and 7:15 a.m. Nov. 25 on Newbury Road. The dollar loss wasn More...

Family

Experience Bethlehem

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers BUILDING BETHLEHEM More...

Finding just the right one

JANN HENDRY/ Acorn Newspapers TRUNK TRIMMING More...

OPHS Choir to perform at The Oaks

The Oak Park High School Chamber Choir will sing holiday tunes from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., Dec. 9 in front of the Robinson More...

Editorials

The people should have decided who replaces Masry

Residents and voters of Thousand Oaks have every right to be infuriated over what happened last Friday night. By a 3-1 vote, our city council acted irresponsibly and selfishly regarding the democratic process. More...

Real Estate

Beautiful Main Channel Location

This 2-story, 4-bedroom island home offers a superior location on the Main Channel next to a point lot. Oversized windows in all the primary rooms look out to a horizon of beautiful, expansive lake and mountain views. More...

Has Newer Tile Roof

This 4-bedroom, 2-anda-half-bath single story home is in a good area. More...

Tricia Onsgard

Tricia Onsgard has been recognized for being in the top 1 percent of Coldwell Banker agents in Southern California. She has already sold over $30 million in properties this year. More...