February 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Get healthier by setting realistic goals

Many of us make health-related resolutions, such as to lose weight, stop smoking or join the neighborhood health club. While it More...

Make fitness a family affair

Studies have shown that only one-fourth of us get the 30 minutes of exercise each day the Surgeon General recommends. More...

HIV can lead to unhealthy weight loss

The latest statistics indicate that as many as 950,000 Americans may be infected with HIV, the virus that can cause AIDS. More...

Calendar

THURS., FEB. 23 Chamber Mixer Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking mixer at Rustico Restaurant, 1125 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village featuring food and door prizes. At 5:30 p.m. (818) 889-3150 More...

Schools

Winning science project bubbles with success

SOAP STUDY More...

Heschel West to host an open house

Applications for next fall are now being accepted for sixth and seventh grades at Heschel West Middle School. The seventh grade is new for 2006 and eighth grade will be added to the Agoura Hills school in 2007. More...

T.O. resident to perform in Europe

Meghan Cicchi of Thousand Oaks, a junior at the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, N.J., will perform in Europe next month as a part of the school More...

Police

Newbury Park Police arrested a suspect for possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in the 2200 block of W. Hillcrest Drive. More...

Faith

Lenten adult education offered

During the church season of Lent, the Catholic parishes of East Ventura County will offer More...

Series to study Book of Esther

The Conejo Jewish Academy will offer a two-part series for women on More...

Local choir to sing in L.A. Cathedral

A 900-voice Festival Choir, composed of singers from 34 church choirs, will sing in a More...

Columns

The location: Both left-turn lanes going from the southbound 101 Freeway exit at Westlake Boulevard in Westlake Village More...

New Beginnings John Keats wrote that More...

Full Story

211 helpline celebrates its first anniversary

It More...

Council approves changes to Borchard Road median, traffic signal

Borchard Road will get longawaited improvements after the T.O. City Council approved changes Tuesday to the half-milelong median and to the Borchard/ Los Vientos traffic signal. More...

Community

Four young men try to rescue victim in burning vehicle on 101

Good friends Carl Brocket, Damon Michaels, Brandon Sprout and Ivan Robles stood outside their Lincoln Navigator in the emergency lane of the 101 Freeway in the early hours of Jan. 18 and knew they had to make a decision, and make it fast. More...

High school student, 18, arrested for hit and run

Travis Crandall, 18, a student at Newbury Park High School, was arrested the morning of Feb. 14 after a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian. More...

For the record

Due to incorrect information provided to the Thousand Oaks Acorn More...

On the Town

Ailey dancers coming to Civic Arts Plaza

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at 7:30 p.m. Wed., March 8 in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. More...

Young Artists to hold musical auditions

Auditions for the Young Artists Ensemble More...

Ballroom dance lessons coming to Camarillo

Have you ever wanted to dance the swing, foxtrot or learn how to rumba? The community is invited to take one step at a time with a new Ballroom Dance Series offered at LA Workout beginning Sun., Feb. 26. More...

Sports

Youth steals the show in 3-1 victory over Hart

Thousand Oaks faces Temecula Valley at home today in Div. II quarterfinal

One of the biggest uncertainties for the Thousand Oaks boys More...

Oaks Christian girls’ soccer team defeats Oak Park in a thriller

CLASSIC CONTEST More...

High school playoffs get interesting

As of Wednesday night, several local high school teams were still alive in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs. More...

Letters

Didn’t like the editorial

As a relatively new Newbury Park resident and a regular More...

Doesn’t care if home construction is inadequate for new residents

Regarding a recent article in the Thousand Oaks Acorn More...

Bad drivers deserve to be given tickets

I am writing in response to Georgette King More...

Editorials

Young people should have a service obligation

We live in the greatest country in the world. Most of us wouldn More...

Real Estate

Built In 2002, This Old Agoura Home Is Rustic Yet Modern

Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, this equestrian estate is on approximately 1.75 acres in the prestigious Old Agoura area of Agoura Hills. More...

On A Small Cul-De-Sac

This traditionally-styled 5-bedroom home is on a small Foxmoor Hills culde-sac. More...

Room For Children To Play

Rare Three Springs huge flat lot with pool and spa, barbeque center, large grass yard and Futura Stone hardscaping. There are 5bedrooms currently used as 4-bedrooms, bonus room, library and 3.5-baths. More...