January 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents to be served by new cable firm

The Thousand Oaks City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday night to transfer control of the city More...

Health & Wellness

Wellness receives donation

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura recently received $8,250 from the Westlake Village and Woodland Hills branch offices of UBS Financial Services Inc. More...

Urgent care facility relocates in Westlake Village, offers many services

The Westlake Village Urgent Care, Occupational and Family Medical Clinic, Inc. doesn More...

Hadassah to host ‘Women’s Health Day’

The seventh annual Hadassah Women More...

Schools

Ladera gets grant for school garden

Ladera Elementary School in Thousand Oaks was recently awarded a $1,000 grant from the Western Growers Charitable Foundation to build a new fruit and vegetable garden to be farmed by students, teachers and volunteers. More...

Kids, young teens invited to Y’s swim, movie party

Children from kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to attend a pool and movie party at the Conejo Valley YMCA from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the first Friday of every month. More...

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 info at steve@theacorn.com. More...

Business

Business leaders sought to serve on advisory committee

The Conejo Valley Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is seeking business leaders, nonprofit agency personnel and those working in the fields of aging or volunteerism to serve on its advisory council. More...

Faith

Religious groups promote workshop on nonviolence

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Church leaders to discuss ‘Spiritual Mind Power’

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

Two services offered on Sundays at Westlake Lutheran

Sunday worship services at Westlake Lutheran Church are at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at 2630A Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Sunday School for ages preschool through adult begins at 9:40 a.m. Childcare is provided all morning. More...

Columns

Perspective Helps in Admission Process Juniors, sophomores, and even freshmen are bombarded with messages about how tough it is to get into college, and many of these students spend their high school years struggling with anxiety and t More...

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Developer gives city in-lieu fee instead of affordable units

A developer will pay the city of Thousand Oaks $1.4 million in lieu of providing affordable housing in a new development. More...

Thousand Oaks a safe city but gangs still a problem

Every year Thousand Oaks wins praise for being one of the safest cities in America. More...

Santa Ana winds strike again

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Community

Cities have less leeway on cellphone antennas

The Thousand Oaks Planning Commission has approved four applications for wireless communications facilities, including one from Sprint and three from Cingular. More...

Bank robber uses fake bomb

Using a fake bomb, a man held up the Santa Barbara Bank and Trust at 33 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks last week and got away with nearly $8,000, police said. The bank robber is still at large. More...

Charges against principal dismissed

Charges against a Thousand Oaks elementary school principal for failing to report suspected child abuse of two students were dropped last week. More...

On the Town

Works of Bach, Vivaldi to be featured at concert

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

Couple will be honored at dinner dance

On Sun., Feb. 12, Haverim B More...

Teen rock concert planned Feb. 4

The rock band Halifax will be playing for a teen concert from 7 to 11 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 4 at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center, 1375 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks. More...

Sports

Keys to victory

Oaks Christian freshman Brent Keys wins NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick competition

One day you More...

Water men

Lars and Hans Rathje, members othe Thousand Oaks Surf Club, are triple threats in the ocean

Hans and Lars Rathje pull into the south parking lot at Silver Strand Beach with techno music blaring fast and hard. It More...

Westlake wrestlers turn struggling program around

Win over Newbury Park the team

Coming off its first Marmonte League victory in several years, the Westlake wrestling team enters today More...

Letters

It wasn’t money that motivated thcouncil to ignore a special election —it was power

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Praises T.O. Acorn for criticizing the council majority

I want to thank the editor of the Thousand Oaks Acorn More...

City of Westlake Village sound wall is an eyesore

I was angered and shocked when I viewed the 12-foot-high wall being constructed along Lindero Canyon Road and the freeway off-ramp. More...

Editorials

Cellphones a major source of frustration for a new group

Have you ever thought about the downside of modern-day life? More...

Taxpayers should beware of ‘bond bombshells’

As governor from 1959 to 1967, Pat Brown presided over the most breathtaking period of public works construction in California More...

Real Estate

The Private Rear Yard Of ThSingle Story Home Has AmplRoom For Entertaining

This darling single-story 3-bedroom and 2-bathroom home is a single family home with 1,700 square feet. The entry opens up to a spacious living room with a cozy fireplace and leads to the large eat-in kitchen. More...

Conveniently Located

This 3-bedroom, 2.5bath townhome with loft features over 1,800 square feet of living space with mountain views throughout. More...

Brent Davis

Congratulations to Coldwell Banker sales associate Brent Davis for receiving the Conejo Valley More...