December 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Late-night shoppers

RANDY THOMSON/Acorn Newspapers IN THEIR PAJAMAS AT THE OAKS More...

Health & Wellness

T.O. residents among 37 who will become nurses

Thirty-seven students recently graduated from the associate degree nursing program at Moorpark College. They are now eligible to take the Registered Nursing board examination. More...

Effective treatment may have been found for IBS

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have found that a nonabsorbable antibiotic (one that stays in the gut) may be an effective long-term treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a disease affecting more than an estimated 20 percent of More...

Schools

Sneak Preview series offered as online class

This winter, be the first on your block to take in the latest films with the UCLA Extension Sneak Preview series. Sneak Preview combines screenings of Hollywood More...

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden to celebrate 80 years of service

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden celebrates 80 years of service to the community beginning in 2006. Many events and activities are planned to commemorate this important year beginning with an 80th anniversary lecture series. More...

Sports

Westlake’s new baseball coach sees plenty of on-field talent

Mike Lee takes the reins from former head coach Josh Eby

Mike Lee has taken the reins of the Westlake High baseball program, replacing Josh Eby. More...

St. Pascal wins All-Valley volleyball title

SUCCESSFUL SEASON ON THE HARDWOOD More...

Softball officials sought

The Channel Coast Softball Officials Association is seeking new officials to umpire high school softball games. More...

Family

New facility an alternative to ER for sick or injured kids

Overcrowded hospital emergency rooms have been an ongoing problem in Ventura County. More...

Letters

Three council members deserve a recall

I am writing to express my outrage at the actions of city councilmembers Fox, Gillette and Irwin in deciding to appoint someone to Ed Masry More...

City council has no respect for democracy

Shame! Shame! Shame! We are sending brave young men and women to Iraq and Afghanistan to promote and ensure the development of democracy. More...

Opposes capital punishment

I cried the morning I woke up to the More...

Changes sought for Wendy Drive project

A large, complex project that began 10 years ago along the east side of Wendy Drive and surrounding streets in Newbury Park may be altered. More...

Fires damage two homes, one in T.O.

Two house fires broke out during the long holiday weekend, according to officials with the Ventura County Fire Department. No injuries were reported in either blaze. More...

Acorn offices to be closed Monday

Both offices of the Acorn Newspapers will be closed on Mon., Jan. 2 in observance of New Year More...

Masry memorial service next Thursday

A public memorial service to honor former Thousand Oaks City Councilmember Ed Masry will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 5. It will be held in the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Fred Kavli Theatre. More...

Community

Man dies from heart attack

Paramedics rushed an elderly man to Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center on Tues. morning, Dec. 27, after the man was found lying on the sidewalk at the bus stop in front of the Thousand Oaks Toyota dealership at 2321 Thousand Oaks Blvd. More...

Traffic snarled by vehicle chase

A pursuit that began in the Antelope Valley ended in Moorpark with the arrest of two men on Tues. morning, Dec. 27. More...

D.A. convicts two contractors

Ventura County District Attorney Gregory Totten announced recently that the office More...

On the Town

Tribute to Benny Goodman is coming to Malibu

Pepperdine University Center for the Arts presents More...

Brush paintings, calligraphy to be shown

The Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy Association of Thousand Oaks will present an exhibition of members More...

‘Gin Game’ will play in Oxnard’s Heritage Square

The Elite Theatre Company will open its 12th-anniversary season with More...

Pets

‘HAPPY MEOW YEAR’— Noah is a 2-year-old American shorthair male cat. He needs a new home for 2006 and beyond. More...

Police

Newbury Park Police arrested a suspect for drug intoxication at 1 p.m. Dec. 17 on Hillcrest Drive at Ventu Park Road. More...

Faith

School District employees get into the Christmas spirit

Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) childcare employees and families collected and wrapped about 500 gift boxes More...

Methodists plan one New Year’s Day service

The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will offer one worship service at 10:30 a.m. on New Year More...

set for 10:30 a.m. at Westlake Lutheran Church

Worship service for New Year More...

Columns

Q: My mother is in a nursing home and I am her only daughter. I travel frequently and need to know what sort of preparations, if any, I should make with the nursing home in case of her death? More...

Real Estate

Presenting A Spacious Agoura Hills Townhome For Sale

The Ovdat Team More...

This Home Has Five Viewing Decks, Open Plan, And Large Windows With Mountain And Lake Views

This Agoura Hills house offers spectacular views and is very private. There are five viewing decks, open plan, and large windows with mountain and lake views. A bonus loft has 2 art/music/office studios. More...

Terry Jacobsen

Terry Jacobsen of Re/ Max Olson & Associates Inc., Westlake office has been commended by broker/owner Todd C. Olson and president Keith Myers for her production in October with sales of over 2.1 million. More...