June 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday means earlier deadlines

Tues., July 4 is Independence Day, which means that deadlines will advance for the More...

Health & Wellness

Make sure that ice is safe, clean

You may think that all ice is the same, but if you have contaminated ice, you and your family could be risking your health. More...

Men's Health Week being observed here

Through Sat., June 17, Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties will continue to celebrate National Men's Health Week. More...

Braille Institute van to roll into T.O.

Mobile Solutions is a specialized van that brings Braille Institute's programs and services to people who are not able to travel to the Santa Barbara Regional Center. More...

On the Town

CLU to host Shakespeare Festival

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival, one of the area's most popular outdoor theatrical events, is celebrating a decade of performances. More...

Conejo Players to present 'The Seven Year Itch'

The Conejo Players will present "The Seven Year Itch," a comedy by George Axelrod, at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, June 16 to July 15, at their theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Two matinees will be available at 2 p.m. More...

Camarillo Community Theatre to host auditions

The Camarillo Community Theatre, director Juanita Seavey and producer Janis Johnson will host auditions for "Bell, Book and Candle" by John van Druten. More...

Sports

Wright's game-winning kick helps East All-Stars defeat West

East's 24-0 lead evaporates in fourth quarter

One week after playing for a CIF baseball championship, Agoura's J.T. Wright was back on the football field for last Saturday's 33rd Annual Ventura County East-West All-Star Game. More...

Travel team features serious hoops talent

The Baseline to Baseline Gold club basketball team recently won the 2006 May Hoops Rule Tournament in Costa Mesa. More...

Ftbol fever strikes in Thousand Oaks

World Cup draws big crowds to the Crown & Anchor

It's 6 a.m. Saturday morning and the Crown & Anchor bar and restaurant in Thousand Oaks is packed with English soccer fans. More...

Faith

Rose honoring late pope blessed during commemorative Mass

A newly created rose commemorating Pope John Paul II was formally blessed by Cardinal Roger Mahony during the noon Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on April 3, a year and a day after the death of the beloved pontiff. More...

Hunt treasures at church

Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church will offer a weeklong summer program for children ages three and up. The program's theme, "Treasure Cove," will have children searching for clues to secret treasure, as well as riches of the spirit. More...

Father's Day service coming to Unity Center

Unity Center Church will present a special Father's Day program, "Opening to Receive," from noon to 2 p.m. Sun., June 18 at 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. More...

Letters

Supervisor offers gratitude to voters

I'm honored voters have elected to return me to a second term as Ventura County supervisor. I am humbled by the hundreds of contributors and volunteers who helped my campaign. More...

In supervisorial race, the positive candidate won

Citizens of Thousand Oaks look around. Thanks to most of you who voted, Linda Parks will More...

Gibson can blame own negativism, not his opponent's

Regarding "Supervisor Linda Parks reelected for second term," Joe Gibson attributes his loss to the "negativity of the campaign." This nonsense cannot go unchallenged. More...

Editorials

Teachers' union, school board trustee should stop acting like children

It's a shame that the teachers' union in Conejo Valley Unified School District and Michael Dunn, a member of the board of education, can't find a compromise over their latest squabble. More...

Real Estate

This Home Is In Private-Gated Sherwood Meadows With A View Lot

This house is in privategated Sherwood Meadows with view lot. The corner cul-de-sac location features lush landscaping, 5bedrooms, 4-bathrooms, over 3,500 square feet, three fireplaces, upstairs laundry, security patrol and lake rights. More...

Bunnie Hickman

What's in a name? Just ask Conejo Valley Businesswoman Bunnie Hickman. Everybody else does. More...

Mary Culp

Century 21 Adobe Realty announces that Century 21 Real Estate Corporation recently recognized Mary Culp as one of the System's top producers nationwide when it honored her with the System's coveted Diamond-level Century 21 Masters Awa More...

Teachers' union takes aim at board member Dunn

With just one more day of classes before summer break in Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD), the teachers' union and school board member Mike Dunn are no closer to reaching a compromise over the union's allegation that Du More...

Home Depot permit process moves forward for former site of Kmart

Thousand Oaks resident Nino DeFranco wants everyone to know that Home Depot is still seeking to open up shop on the Hampshire Road site of the former Kmart. More...

'It's a good thing I brought gum to whatever this is'

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers POTENTIALLY STICKY SITUATION-Molly Bradford, 6, a first-grader at St. More...

Community

Deal reached on Mount Clef ridge

After months of negotiation, the city of Thousand Oaks has tentatively agreed to purchase three of the four Mount Clef Ridge land parcels from a private owner. The highly coveted land is north of Cal Lutheran University. More...

An asset to T.O.

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers HARD WORKER -Irish John Gore has received the Volunteer of the Year award. The Spirit of Community Awards celebration acknowledged the efforts of teachers, firefighters, police officers, the U.S. More...

Sculpture at Civic Arts Plaza park target of vandalism

The city of Thousand Oaks experienced vandalism recently when the Huberth Memorial Sculpture in the Mary and Richard Carpenter Park had three oak pillars stolen from its concrete base sometime between May 27 and June 1. More...

Calendar

THURS., JUNE 15 A Look at Fashion Calabasas Women's Connection presents "A Summer Look at Fashion" at 11:30 a.m. at Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. More...

Schools

5 standouts in this year's TOHS senior class

Valley Church of Christ in Thousand Oaks. Randolph served as junior class president at school, helping to plan the prom and other activities. More...

The TOHS Class of 2006

Manuel Abrego, Tanner Agor, Sara Aguirre, Diego Alamir, Andrei Alexandrov, Nicholas Alimohammadi, Amanda Altman, Ashley Alvarado, Stacy Alvarado, Robert Alvarez, Stephanie Ambrosia, Melissa Amirian, John Anagnos, Taylor Anderson, Luis Andr More...

La Reina grad appreciates the importance of family

For 10 long and sometimes trying years, Lalana Aramthaveethong has been there for her older sister, Kalynn, who's suffered from severe autism since birth. More...

Business

Salon offers wide range of cutting edge services

Three hairdressers started Serendipity Salon in Westlake Village a year ago. Janice Prouty, Marissa Terentieff and Cyndi Michaelis wanted a more serene and intimate atmosphere for their clients. More...

Police

Newbury Park Police arrested a vandal at 4:40 p.m. May 31 in the 1400 block of Ramona Drive. Damages weren't reported. More...

Family

Learn about racehorses at seminar

Thoroughbred Owners of California will host a free Conformation Clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., June 24, meeting at the owner/trainer lounge at Hollywood Park, 1050 S. Prairie Ave., Inglewood. More...

Standing tall

PATRICK SHELBY/Acorn Newspapers REACHING FOR THE SKY- Mike Wallace, 9, of Westlake Village leaps up and tries to touch a banner flying high in the wind during the recent eighth annual Stand for Children "Party in the Park" at Conejo Creek Park. More...

Death of a pet can be devastating

One of the hardest things in life to deal with can be the loss of a pet.People of all ages develop strong emotional attachments to their pets. More...

Columns

Prima donna No matter how much care and attention I give my roses, they still complain. More...

"An Inconvenient Truth" Directed by: Davis Guggenheim More...