October 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Pastor pleads guilty to child molestation

The Rev. William Alan Malgren, 52, a former Thousand Oaks pastor, has pleaded guilty to four felony counts of sexual molestation of a young girl while she was a student at the Thousand Oaks Baptist Church. More...

Take an extra hour off this weekend

Standard time returns across the United States at 2 a.m. Sun., Oct. 29 when clocks should be turned back one hour. Daylight-saving time has been in effect since the first Sunday in April. More...

Health & Wellness

Health Fair

A WORKOUT-- Susie Hartness, left, of Agoura Hills tries out a hyper-gravity exercise machine with the help of Josh Hayon in the company's booth at More...

Los Robles Hospital presents cancer seminar

Los Robles Regional Medical Center will offer a free community education seminar, "Current Management of Liver and Pancreatic Cancer," with surgeon Walid Arnaout, MD, at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. More...

Laser Eye Center uses new device to improve eyes

The Laser Eye Center is among the first refractive surgery centers to make the new stateofthe-art LADAR6000 Excimer Laser available in Southern California for vision correction procedures. More...

Calendar

Datebook

THURS., OCT. 26 Masquerade Ball Ventura County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Thea Sorority Inc. hosts inaugural Masquerade Ball, 8 p.m. to midnight, Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. MardGras theme. More...

Schools

Crime on Campus

When visiting colleges, students and parents often have different questions. More...

Business

Developer describes plans for $17 million T.O. office building

With rents on the rise and demand growing for office space ownership, a local investor/developer plans to build a $17 million office condominium building in Thousand Oaks. More...

Community West Bank opens branch in Westlake

Community West Bank announced the opening of an office in Westlake Village, the fifth branch in Ventura County. The bank's current locations are in Goleta, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Ventura. More...

Pets

A REAL BLACK CAT- Midnight, a 2-year-old female black domestic shorthair cat was surrendered by her owner. Midnight can be adopted by a qualified person or family at the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. More...

Family

Amgen Scholars provides opportunity for students

As part of its mission to advance science education, the Amgen Foundation announced its partnership with 10 of the nation's leading universities to provide hundreds of selected undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in a More...

Into the season

HALLOWEEN IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER- Cole Hernandez, 6, of Thousand Oaks paints a pumpkin at the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival. The attraction was held last weekend at Juan Batista de Anza Park in Calabasas. More...

Halloween safety tips

The Conejo Valley YMCA offers these tips to trickortreaters for a safer Halloween. More...

Editorials

We'll miss the parade

We'll miss the Conejo Valley Days Parade. It helped give our community an identity. It brought people together. It was fun. More...

Rizzo

Full Story

City Council approves renovations for The Oaks

The Oaks mall renovation project was approved Monday night by the Thousand Oaks planning commission in a 4-1 vote, with Chairperson Janet Wall casting the opposing vote. More...

Conejo Valley Days bids farewell to parade, rodeo

At age 51, Conejo Valley Days is getting a facelift and the change is going to be dramatic. More...

Having fun with magic

'HOW DID HE DO THAT?'- Sequoia Middle School kicks off Red Ribbon Week with magician James Warren working his magic with seventh-grader Shirley Estrada, 13, during an assembly at the school on Monday. More...

Community

Public safety is Fox's top priority

Andy Fox is quick to say public safety is his No. 1 priority. More...

Council allots $250,000 for school gym

The T.O. City Council has approved an expenditure of $250,000 for construction of a gymnasium at Sycamore Canyon School in Newbury Park. More...

For the record

On further review, we have been unable to confirm that a meeting between Debbie Gregory, Claudia-Bill de la Peña and former City Councilmember Ed Masry ever occurred regarding the promotion of City Manager Scott Mitnick. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Movies to make Halloween really scary

Hollywood's Happily Horrific Halloween Halloween's around the corner. Few other holidays are so profoundly defined by the films that represent them. More...

"The Last King of Scotland"

" The Last King of Scotland " is easily the best film I've seen this year. It's the story of Nicholas Garrigan (James McAvoy), a young Scottish doctor who decides to escape a cloying family life by traveling to Africa to practice medicine. More...

Conejo Players Theatre presents 'Whose Wives Are They Anyway?'

Conejo Players Theatre will present Michael Parker's comedy "Whose Wives Are They Anyway?" Nov. 10 through Dec. 9. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sun. Nov. 12. More...

Sports

The Acorn's High School Football Game of the Week

Westlake Warriors (7-0) vs. Agoura Chargers (5-2)

Two Marmonte League rivals heading in opposite directions will lock horns Friday night when Agoura hosts Westlake in a matchup with major postseason implications. More...

Weekend Schedule

N e w b u r y P a r k at          Moorpark More...

Marmonte Standings

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Police

Sheriff's Blotter

Thousand Oaks On Oct. 12, police responded to a battery on the 4800 block of Rockfield Street. More...

Faith

Friendship Circle hosts fair

The Conejo Valley Friendship Circle will host a community-wide kick-off fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 29 at 30345 Canwood St. in Agoura Hills. More...

Course on 'Essentials' offered at Conejo Jewish Academy

The Conejo Jewish Academy will offer an eight-part course on basic Judaism. "The Essentials- A Guide to Jewish Life and Living" will be on Thursdays 8 p.m. beginning Oct. 26 at 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. More...

Olson, former Cal Lutheran president, dies

Dr. Raymond Olson, the second president of California Lutheran College, died peacefully on Sat., Oct. 21. He was 96. More...

Letters

Displeased with all the candidates for City Council

As an emigrant to this great land, I find it insulting that Andy Fox and Dennis Gillette took away my vote, my vote for Ed Masry. More...

Hold your nose and vote in the council race

As a veteran T.O. City Council watcher/participant, I find this year's race to be truly hilarious and hideous at the same time. As one who will have to hold his nose to vote, as vote we More...

Fox keeps city going in the right direction

My family moved to Thousand Oaks nine years ago. We saw this community as a wonderful place to raise our children. We have never looked back and continue to feel blessed to be part of this great town. More...

Real Estate

This Home Has Been Remodeled And Upgraded From Tip To Top

This 5 bedroom and 3 full bath home with 2,700 square feet has been remodeled and upgraded from tip to top. More...

Deon Edwards

Deon Edwards comes to the Dilbeck Realtors Westlake office after spending the beginning of his real estate career with the Dilbeck Sherman Oaks office. More...

Shirley Richards

According to office manager Bob Verna, Shirley Richards continues through 2006 to be her office's top individual sales agent. More...