January 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Girl Scouts help out

HELPING THOSE IN NEED More...

Health & Wellness

Stress will be workshop topic

Most medical experts agree that stress is perhaps the number one factor leading to poor health and premature aging. More...

You get ready for a date. You prepare for meetings and presentations at work. But most people don More...

Dental habits begin early

Teething typically begins between the fourth and seventh month. When your child has a few teeth, brush them with a soft toothbrush or rub them with gauze at the end of each day. 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. Newbury Park Panthers Fri., Jan

Tues., Jan. 24: School district board of education meeting/district office/6 p.m. More...

Libraries to teach basics on using the Internet

A free demonstration of Internet use and searching techniques will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mon., Jan. 23 at the Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The program will be repeated from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. More...

Breakfast before school helps kids academically

When your child goes to school on an empty stomach, she More...

Business

Wheatman opens in T.O. Office complex planned for Westlake More...

Police

Newbury Park Between 9 and 9:15 p.m. Jan. 5 at Motel 6 in the 1500 block of Newbury Road, police arrested three suspects for possession of drugs and for drug intoxication and two suspects for possession of drug paraphernalia. More...

Family

Honey of a shot

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers BEAUTY AND THE BEE More...

Rating system helps parents monitor youth video games

Computer and video games are so popular that 248 million video games were sold in the U.S. last year. That More...

Prepare students for safe travel

Asking a few pertinent questions can go a long way toward making a student More...

Columns

Visions of a Better Past Consider the garden bench. More...

Plans for new homes in Newbury Park move forward

A proposed housing development in Newbury Park appears to be moving forward after months of disagreement and concern by residents and city officials. More...

Member of board of education again the center of controversy

Conejo Valley Unified School District board member Dorothy Beaubien made no attempt to hide More...

Flu season is shooting this year with both barrels

The flu season is thick and heavy and will continue until as late as March, according to Stanley Shapiro, MD, Kaiser Permanente Southern California infectious diseases specialist More...

To learn fate of Lowe’s store, go to www.theacorn.com

The Westlake Village City Council was expected to vote last night whether to approve a zoning change on Russell Ranch Road that would allow the construction of a Lowe More...

Community

New mayor a longtime servant of T.O.

Dennis Gillette More...

Striking a graceful pose

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers MIRROR IMAGE More...

Symphony director to leave New West

New West Symphony executive director Kenneth Hopper has resigned to take a position with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra. The announcement was made by Rick Newberger, president of the symphony More...

On the Town

Full Story

Players to host tryouts

Conejo Players Theatre will host auditions for the Stephen Sondheim musical More...

Pepperdine to present variety of musicals, theater performances

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division will present a number of music and theatre department performances this winter on the campus at 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. More...

Sports

Newbury Park wrestlers pulling together

Panthers host Westlake tonighat 6:30 p.m.

While also building for the future, the Newbury Park wrestling team is coming together and making itself known in the Marmonte League this season. More...

Westlake girls’ water polo squad upends Moorpark, 12-9

Warriors

In a battle of two teams with only one win in Marmonte League play, it was Westlake that picked up its second league win, defeating Moorpark, 12-9, at Westlake High Tuesday afternoon. More...

Oaks Christian girls’ basketball team makes short work of Malibu

Lions go up early and never look back

It was off to the races Tuesday night as the Oaks Christian girls More...

Faith

Making a point

WORLD OF READING More...

Church sermon focuses on transformation

Sunday worship services at the Westlake Church of Religious Science begin with the prayerful More...

CLU students aid Katrina victims

Students from California Lutheran University recently headed to Biloxi, Miss. to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina. More...

Letters

Doesn’t like what’s happening to our city

What has happened to Thousand Oaks? What was once a peaceful, civil, quiet town has become a feuding political hotspot. More...

Ideology, not common sense, prevails here

Tues., Jan. 17 was the 300th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin, who once said, More...

Editorials

Calendars are friendlier to schoolsbanks and government offices

The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Day on Monday. The nation of schools, banks and government offices, that is. More...

T.O. council members may give themselves a raise

Thousand Oaks City Council members may give themselves a raise. More...

Real Estate

Desirable Shadow Ridge

This Oak Park condo with award-winning schools is in the desirable Shadow Ridge complex with moutain back drop. This pristine one-level condo with neutral d More...

Foxmoor Glen Home

This 4-bedroom, 2-bath house in Foxmoor Glen has almost 10,000 square feet on a private lot, all usable. The house is in move-in condition and in an excellent location. It More...

Agents Honored

Prudential California Realty of Camarillo congratulates the following top agents: More...