December 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Hyatt Westlake to get a facelift

Hyatt Westlake Plaza, at the corner of Westlake Boulevard and Townsgate Road in Thousand Oaks, hopes to significantly expand and renovate its facilities. More...

Health & Wellness

Diagnostic capability improves in T.O.

HIGH-TECH MEDICAL IMAGING More...

Beware of concussions

As various sports seasons kick into high gear at high schools across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to raise awareness about concussion through a new multimedia educational tool kit titled More...

Eating disorders a national problem

When somebody has an eating problem, it affects family and friends

As many as 11 million people in the U.S. have an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia, and about 25 million more are struggling with binge eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). 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 contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: steve@theacorn.com. More...

T’ai Chi lecture coming to Soka University

David Chang, founder of the Fuewei T More...

Moorpark Community College, other options can help students pursue occupational training

Education for Life/ Vocational Programs It More...

Pets

‘THEY SAY IT’S OUR SMILE’

‘THEY SAY IT’S OUR SMILE’—T.O. resident Marilee Ullmann and her 12-year-old horse, Joy, are all smiles as they show a noticeable similarity. More...

HANGING ON More...

Faith

Children to perform

Services at the Westlake Lutheran Church 2630A Townsgate Road in Westlake Village will include a performance of More...

Church to present Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The combined adult vocachoirs will present selections from Handel More...

Group to celebrate Chanukah

The Friendship Circle is a program for children with special needs. Teenage volunteers are paired with the children on a weekly basis for ongoing friendship and fun. More...

Letters

City council makes an end run around democracy

An open letter to T.O. Councilmembers Fox, Irwin and Gillette: More...

Forever grateful to Ed Masry

I More...

School board rustee ineffective at his job

Being elected to serve the community as a school board member requires significant responsibility which precludes totally personal agendas. More...

City Council appoints planning commissioner to Masry’s seat

Planning Commission Chair Tom Glancy was chosen to fill Ed Masry More...

Oaks Christian No. 1 again

UNLEASHED LIONS More...

Community

Spanish class helps cops

Just three simple Spanish words More...

Knife may have made small crime a big one

CAPTURED AND CUFFED More...

Holiday schedule will affect Acorn deadlines

Both offices of the Acorn Newspapers will be closed on Mondays, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, in observance of Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year More...

Dining & Entertainment

Symphony seeks to inspire kids

Families can experience classical music from a More...

Conejo Players to host auditions for ‘Charlotte’s Web’

Conejo Players will host auditions for their production of the E.B. White children More...

Experiencing a hat attack

HAVING FUN WITH COSTUMES More...

Sports

WHS water polo alumnae sought

Former Westlake High School women More...

Newbury Park boys’ basketball team still a work in progress

For the next two weeks the Newbury Park boys More...

Thousand Oaks girls’ water polo squad relying on senior leadership

Experience has equaled success thus far for the Thousand Oaks girls More...

Police

Newbury Park Graffiti vandals

Newbury Park Graffiti vandals caused $4,000 in damages between 10 p.m. Dec. 3 and 8 a.m. Dec. 4 in the 3400 block of William Drive. At 9:20 a.m. Dec. 3 in the 500 block of N. Ventu Park Road, someone stole over $400 in property. More...

Gardens site of pet adoption exhibit

The Hogan Family Foundation and 4 Small Paws Dog Rescue Program will present the More...

Family

Chabad prepares for Chanukah

Chabad of the Conejo is celebrating Chanukah with festivals for youth, teens and families and menorah displays and lighting in shopping centers designed to reach out to tens of thousands of Jewish families throughout the holiday period. More...

Chabad to host concert

Chabad of the Conejo and Chabad of Calabasas will sponsor a More...

Parenting expert to address mothers of multiples

Conejo Valley Mothers of Multiples (CVMOM) will hear from guest speaker Sandy McDaniel, the weekly Sunday parenting columnist for the More...

Columns

The question: If a traffic enforcer sits at the base of a hill with a radar gun pointed at motorists headed down slope, would that be considered entrapment, which is illegal? More...

Editorials

Holiday smiles, patience can be infectious

This holiday season, put some of the joy into those trips to the stores and shopping malls. Buying food, presents and other sundries for the holidays doesn More...

Real Estate

Pride of Ownership Throughout

Very well maintained expanded 3-bedroom Maple model with smooth ceilings, dual paned windows, pride of ownership throughout and expanded More...

Stunning, Newly Updated Westlake Village Home With Private Backyard and Pool

A stunning Westlake Village home with about 2,000 sq. ft. of luxurious living space. Every room is impressive. More...

Laurel den Hoed, realtor with Coldwell Banker, Westlake Village Centre, was recently congratulated by Bob Verna, branch manager, for her outstanding performance. More...