June 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Running to help Meals on Wheels

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers 'IF I DON'T GIVE UP, I WILL MAKE IT'-Matthew Smith, 4, of Thousand Oaks displays the determined look of a marathoner as he starts the 1K run at the Senior Concerns Love Run. More...

Health & Wellness

Film depicts children's need for surgery

A new documentary by Aaron Blum, "Operation Footprint: The Steps to a New Life," will be screened at 7 p.m. Fri., June 16 at Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center, 2323 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

Wellness Community celebrates cancer survivors

JANN HENDRY Acorn Newspapers A DIFFERENT PICNIC PARTNER-Thousand Oaks resident Trisha Wade is entertained by Randall the Clown on the Wellness Community's lawn in Westlake Village during a national Cancer Survivors' Day Picnic on Saturda More...

University women to host CPR training

The American Association of University Women, Thousand Oaks branch is offering CPR/First Aid training classes open to the public. The classes will be offered on Sat., June 17 at Thousand Oaks CPR Plus, 813 Pamela Wood St., Newbury Park. More...

Calendar

THURS., JUNE 8 Animal Shelter Event Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills will host free microchip clinics for dogs over 4 months of age from 3 to 7 p.m. tonight and from 3 to 7 p.m. tomorrow. More...

Schools

Ceremony paves way for new facility at Oaks Christian

Nearly 100 key donors, parents, school and city of Westlake Village officials attended a groundbreaking ceremony May 31 for a new $15 million academic and activities center at Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village. 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 information at this e-mail address: steve@theacorn.com. More...

Outstanding college sophomore honored

Doris Kim received the Judith Anne Gustafson memorial Award at the recent honors banquet at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis. More...

Police

Newbury Park Someone shoplifted merchandise between 2:30 and 2:45 p.m. May 24 at Target in the 2700 block of Teller Road. The dollar loss wasn't reported. More...

Family

Car trips with kids can be opportunities to sharpen their minds

Instead of letting the kids watch DVDs during your next road trip, use those long hours in the car to sharpen their minds. More...

Girl Scout troop helps Agoura Animal Shelter

Girl Scout Troop No. 688 of the Tres Condados Girl Scout Council has been working to earn its Bronze Award, the highest honor a Junior Girl Scout can earn. More...

Women to sell hot dogs to help sheriff's department

A group of a dozen local women are sponsoring a "Dogs 4 Dogs" hot dog lunch on Sat., June 17 a the Janss Mall Carwash on Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. More...

Real Estate

This Home Has An Open Floor Plan

This one-story house has an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, plantation shutters and neutral dcor. The front door opens to a formal living room, diving room and spacious kitchen. More...

Westlake Village Foxmoor

Flower-filled gardens surround a Westlake Village Foxmoor one-story with 4bedrooms and no inside steps. The house has an atrium, fresh carpet and paint, and smooth ceilings with recessed lights. More...

Kitty ChouHutchinson

Century 21 Adobe Realty announced that Century 21 Real Estate Corporation recently recognized Kitty Chou-Hutchinson as one of the company's topproducers nationwide when it honored her with the company's coveted Rubylevel Century 21 Ma More...

Supervisor Linda Parks reelected for second term

Voters apparently like what Linda Parks has accomplished in her first term in office, voting on Tuesday to retain her as Ventura County supervisor for District 2, which includes Thousand Oaks. More...

Strickland withstands challenge for Assembly seat

State Assemblymember Audra Strickland (R-Moorpark) beat former Ventura County Republican chairman Bob Larkin in Tuesday's primary election for the 37th District which includes Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Westlake Village, Camarillo, Moorpa More...

School district could spend $24 million on major projects

Construction costing nearly $16 million is planned this summer at Conejo Valley schools, and $8 million more will be spent in the near future if California voters approve a statewide bond measure on the November ballot, according to Conejo Vall More...

Community

Thousand Oaks woman leaves kids in car, arrested by authorities

An incident last week served as a reminder that children or pets should never be left inside a vehicle. More...

Toddler killed in hit and run

A quick-thinking pizza delivery man helped police track down David Mark, a 42-year-old Camarillo resident, who was arrested Sat., June 3 on manslaughter charges after he was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed a 19 More...

Plan to accommodate more RV parking inches forward

The long quest to provide residents with additional recreational vehicle storage recently moved forward when the Thousand Oaks City Council agreed to different terms in the search for a storage facility developer. More...

On the Town

Rock legend uncorks his wine collection

Andi Sherwin was overjoyed because Mick Fleetwood, one of the founding members of Fleetwood Mac, was sitting a few feet away from her at Gelson's Market in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks last Friday. More...

Classical Japanese dancers to perform

Thirty-four dancers in full traditional costumes from the Azuma School of Classical Japanese Dance will perform at 1:30 p.m. Sat., June 17 at the Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center, 456 N. Reino Road, Newbury Park. More...

Tenors needed

The Oaks Chamber Singers has several openings in the tenor section for the 2006-07 season. More...

Sports

Primm races into the record books

Westlake junior posts fastest 800 time in the nation this year to win CIF state championship

Cory Primm found sanctuary in a parking lot. More...

Newbury Park Region 42 honored by AYSO

At the recent National Annual General Meeting of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) in Orlando, Fla., Newbury Park Region 42 was honored with the Region of the Year Award. More...

South dominates Ventura County All-Star basketball games

T.O. and Newbury Park well represented in boys' matchup

Rio Mesa's big man R.J. More...

Faith

Confirmation Sunday to be celebrated at United Methodist Church of Westlake

Confirmation Sunday will be celebrated as 17 eighth graders are made church members at the 10:30 a.m. worship services Sun., June 11 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More...

More than 1,200 volunteers take ACTIONhelp others

More than 1,200 volunteers from 32 local churches participated in the annual Area Christians Taking Initiative on Needs (ACTION) community service program on Sat., June 3. More...

Second-year Jewish education students recognized

The Center for Early Jewish Education of Thousand Oaks recently celebrated the confirmation of its second-year students at the Renaissance Hotel. More...

Editorials

School improvements worth the money in Conejo Unified

Facilities in Conejo Valley Unified School District will continue to be renovated this summer, thanks to revenue from developers and taxpayers who voted in favor of a bond measure. While nobody More...

How to contact your elected officials

Ventura County Board of Supervisors District 2: Linda Parks (Serving Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Westlake Village, Lynn Ranch, Oak Park, Santa Rosa Valley, Bell Canyon, Hidden Valley, Lake Sherwood, the Oxnard Plain and Point Mugu Naval B More...

How to contact your school district

Conejo Valley Unified School District 1400 East Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362-2133 Phone: (805) 497-9511 Fax: (805) 371-9170 www.conejo.k12.ca.us . More...