February 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Timeliness the key factor as T.O. council members set their goals

Part II of two parts Timeliness is what Thousand Oaks city council members considered in creating a list of top goals for this year. Issues seen as most pressing were moved up. More...

Health & Wellness

Learn more about Alzheimer’s

Sherril Bover, education coordinator for the Alzheimer More...

Massage system offers health benefits

The Ceragem Thermal Massage System is now available in Thousand Oaks. More...

Early detection, treatment lowers prostate cancer fatality rate

Prostate cancer deaths will hit an all time low in 2006, More...

Schools

TOHS dance team scores again

National champions Thousand Oaks High School Dance Team recently competed at the Claremont Festival of Champions. More...

La Reina will host a college prep night for parents of junior high, middle school students

The guidance department aLa Reina High School is offering a junior high/middle schooparent education night at 7 p.mWed., Feb. 22 in the school cafeteria, 106 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

School district to honor veteran employees

Conejo Valley Unified School District will honor 118 employees with 15 to 40 years of service at the 24th annual Employee Service Awards Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 23 in the Westlake High School theater, 100 N. More...

Pets

LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO ADOPT HER More...

Police

Newbury Park A suspect battered a victim between 10 p.m. Feb. 5 and 10:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the 4700 block of Via Altamira. More...

Faith

Seminar will address spiritual wisdom of Christ

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Church group going to Mexico on mission trip

A group of 35 youth and adults from the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will spend Feb. 17 through 19 in Rosarito, Mexico on a mission trip to build classrooms in a church. More...

Letters

Taxpayers should only subsidize housing for people with low income

Who shall the city ot Thousand Oaks assist: a homeless single mother of three living out of her car or an intact family of four earning ($ fill in the blank) per year? It really does come down to that choice. More...

We need more traffic cops, not fewer

Regarding the letter in last week More...

Letter writer must be a lousy driver

Regarding the letter about too much law enforcement, it appears Ms. More...

Editorials

Here’s our alternative list of city council goals for this year

If they could be perfectly honest, the goals of the Thousand Oaks city council members might be: More...

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Study cites apartments, condominiums as possible affordable housing solution

Higher density housing and community support are key considerations in providing adequate affordable housing for senior citizens and others, according to a panel of speakers at a recent city of T.O. housing workshop. More...

Federal agency busy at work, trying to protect Ventura County

Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, federal agencies came to realize their inability to quickly and accurately share information. More...

Credentialed schoolteacher opts to homeschool her child

Kellie Gunner homeschools Michael, her 6-year old son. More...

Community

Senior directory being updated

The city of Thousand Oaks Council on Aging is updating the Thousand Oaks Senior Services Directory. New service providers who would like to be included in the 2006 edition should call Chris Ball at (805) 449-2743. More...

Having fun with balloons

PATRICK SHELBY/Acorn Newspapers DAUGHTER AND DAD HAVE FUN WITH SCIENCE More...

Exhibitors, vendors sought for Arbor/Earth Day event

The city of Thousand Oaks and Conejo Recreation and Park District will co-host the annual Arbor/Earth Day Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 22 at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

On the Town

Muslim woman to speak here

At its next free public forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 22 at the Newbury Park Library, 2331 Borchard Road, the Global Exchange Ventura County supporters will host Dr. More...

Cal Lutheran University will salute Mozart

In honor of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart More...

Garden Club will meet Wednesday

Tom Glavich, an expert on desert plants and cactus, will discuss drought tolerant flora at the next Conejo Valley Garden Club meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wed., Feb. 22 at United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. More...

Sports

The Acorn’s 2006 Basketball Playoff Preview

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Girls Newbury Park Panthers Marmonte League No. 1 Season record: 20-6, 14-0 league More...

Missing out on league title adds fuel to the Westlake fire

After winning three-straightmust-win matches over Agoura, Newbury Park and Moorpark, the Westlake girls More...

Thousand Oaks boys’ basketball team gears up for the postseason

Playoffs start Friday night at home

The Thousand Oaks boys More...

Family

‘Charlotte’s Web’ coming to T.O. stage

A musical production of More...

Museum marks 15th anniversary

The Ventura County Maritime Museum will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a celebration on Presidents More...

Hillcrest offers tours

Hillcrest Christian School announced the results of their recent annual auction held at the Ronald Reagan Library and Museum Air Force One Pavilion. More...

Real Estate

Elegant, With Many Upgrades

This elegant 2-story, 5bedroom, 4.5-bathroom house has so many upgrades. More...

This Estate Overlooks Two Mountain View Acres

This new Spanish Colonial estate in Agoura has 5-bedrooms, 5-bathrooms and overlooks two mountain-view acres in a gated community of four homes. More...

Terry Holland

Bob Majorino, broker/ owner of Prudential California Realty, extends congratulations to three agents who were recognized for their outstanding achievements in November 2005. More...