September 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Council candidates face off for the first time

Eight of the nine City Council candidates gathered at the Vallecito Mobile Home Park in Newbury Park last week for the first candidate forum of this election season. More...

Health & Wellness

Children who walk to school gain in fitness

Children in California are gaining more weight than ever before, which can be detrimental to their health as they move into adulthood. More...

Kaiser hosts free bereavement group

Kaiser Permanente sponsors a bereavement support group that meets every Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Cafeteria Classrooms 1 and 2 at the Woodland Hills Medical Center, 5601 De Soto Ave., Woodland Hills. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Gingrich to deliver 'Reagan Forum' at Presidential Library

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will deliver "The Reagan Forum" at 6 p.m. Fri., Oct. 6 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. More...

Schedule listed for Conejo Valley Children's Concert series

Tickets are on sale for the 2006-07 season of the Conejo Valley Children's Concert Series, now in its 15th year, sponsored by Conejo Valley Adult Education. More...

Learn everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask about sea urchins

Diver Tom Kendrick will give a special presentation on the California sea urchin fishing industry at 7 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 5 in the Munger Theater of the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Ste. 190. More...

Sports

Equestrians to compete in several Foxfield Derby events

The 35th annual Foxfield Medal Finals is scheduled for Sat. Oct. 7 at Foxfield, 1250 E. Potrero Road, Westlake Village. This is one of the West Coast's foremost equestrian jumping events with entrants from all over the western states. More...

The Acorn's High School Football Game of the Week

Newbury Park Panthers (1-2) vs. Westlake Warriors (3-0)

It looks like Westlake has its swagger back. More...

Players to Watch

              Newbury Park     Westlake More...

Pets

IT'S ALL GREEK TO ME- Zeus, 5, a male domestic shorthair black and white cat with a More...

Faith

Chabad to present services for Sukkot

To help the Jewish community celebrate the holiday of Sukkot (Festival of Booth), Chabad of the Conejo has arranged with Beit Judaica to present t he One-StopSukkah-Shop from Tues. through Fri., Oct. 3 to 5 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...

New church opening in Newbury Park

Lifesong Christian Communities, a new church starting in Newbury Park, is inviting the community to attend its first public worship gathering at 10 a.m. Sun., Oct. 8 at the Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. More...

Interfaith Council to hold Gandhi Day

The Valley Interfaith Council will host the 11th annual Gandhi Day at 4:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 8 at Faith Lutheran Church, 7500 De Soto Ave., Canoga Park. More...

Editorials

Maybe T.O. campaign tactics can maintain a positive tone

The first of several forums featuring City Council candidates was presented last week in Thousand Oaks. Nobody made a fatal blunder and the candidates treated one another with respect. More...

Real Estate

One Block From Westlake Lake

You are invited to come have a look at this tastefully renovated townhome, located just one block from the lake in Westlake Village. More...

Clean As A Whistle

No disappointment here! This Wildwood 3 bedroom, 1 . 5 bath property is clean as a whistle and shines with class. Master has 2 sink areas and large walk-in closet. There is new tile f l o o r i n g throughout downstairs living area. More...

Nick Cormier

For the first time a standard of service and accountability is being offered to consumers in the area of the quality of real estate service deliver. More...

Family finds body of man who died in motorcycle accident

After searching for hours recently, family and friends found the broken body of Ned Gibbs under some shrubbery near the 101 Freeway at Lynn Road. More...

Two Conejo schools get Blue Ribbons

Two Conejo Valley Unified District schools made the list of the nation's 2006 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools. More...

Community

City Council candidate has expertise in disaster communications, readiness

When a disaster strikes-earthquake, fire or flood-Jerry Goldman will be on the airwaves organizing communication among first responders. More...

Public safety in the spotlight of T.O. National League of Cities meeting

About 60 people from throughout the U. S. came to Thousand Oaks today to attend a meeting of the National League of Cities Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy Committee Steering Committee. More...

For the record

We received several phone calls and 31 letters on Monday from Sharon Radashan's sixthgrade class at Lawrence Middle School in Chatsworth regarding a front page photograph in the Sept. 14 edition of the More...

Calendar

THURS., SEPT. 28 Chamber Mixes It Up Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts mixer at 5:30 p.m. at Keyboard Concepts, 104 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Food catered by Cisco's, door prizes, drawing, contacts. More...

Schools

NPHS has new principa

The new principal at Newbury Park High School has a lot of ideas, but Athol Wong's No. 1 priority is preserving the high standards already in place. More...

School board candidate has strong background in sports

Sports are a big part of John Short's life, so it's no surprise they're featured in his campaign for a Conejo Valley Unified board spot. More...

Thousand Oaks High student attends leadership seminar

Dennis Mihalsky, a senior at Thousand Oaks High School, was to have taken part in a leadership development conference this month in Washington, D.C. More...

Business

Newbury Park bakery changes its name

Serendipity Baking Company, a bakery in Newbury Park will be changing its name as of Oct. 1 to Susannah Baking Company. More...

Police

Notice The East County Sheriff's Station is providing the public with fewer details on incident reports than it did previously. The policy may change. More...

Letters

Elderly motorists should be given driving tests

First, I would like to express my deepest condolences to Dr. Glenn Garvin's family, friends and associates. More...

Adding bumps to bike lanes would warn drivers not to cross the line

I've been increasingly worried about the difference in speed and size of vehicles in auto traffic lanes and those in the bicycle lanes. More...

Wants new faces with Dunn on school board

If you believe in unions, or that "political-correctness" advocates should dictate school district policies, this is not for you. If you believe parents should have a say in their child's education, read on. More...

Vacation Photos

'Take Your T.O. Acorn on Vacation' Winners & Honorable Mentions

Second Place: Oaks Acorn with a new friend at the International UFO Museum and Research Center in Roswell, N.M. Does the government know what she's doing? The family wins $50 for this second-place photo. More...