January 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Reduce risk of heart disease

A free public education program on the prevention of heart disease will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Feb. 10 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 2 Dole Drive, Westlake Village. More...

Los Robles to host seminar on cervical cancer vaccine

Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center will host a seminar to discuss whether the new cervical cancer vaccine is appropriate for today's young girls and women. The seminar will be 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Feb. More...

Valentine's gift sale to benefit Hospice

A Valentine's gift sale is planned for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Feb. 10 at Castle Hill Retirement Village, 3575 N. Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. Proceeds will benefit Loving Heart Hospice Foundation of Ventura County. More...

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THURS., JAN. 25 Play On The Chaparral Middle School string orchestra, jazz band perform a concert, 7 p.m., Chaparral Middle School, 280 Poindexter Road, Moorpark. Free. More...

Schools

High schools unite to create a robot

The metal shop at Thousand Oaks High School bustles every day after school with kids planning, programming and building. The group stays well into the evening and on Saturdays, too, with one goal in mind: building a robot with dexterity. More...

She gets unbelievable frequent flier miles

SPACE TALK- - Astronaut Lisa Nowak, who took a 13-day trip to the international space station to drop off an astronaut and perform several tests, speaks to students at Redwood Middle School in Thousand Oaks last Friday. More...

Lang Ranch student reads to dog

CLIFFORD'S READING WRANGLERS- Lang Ranch Elementary School kindergartner Ethan Harrison, 6, reads to therapy dog Clifford and to the dog's owner, Claudine Singer of Simi Valley. More...

Business

Prices are updated weekly from the Internet Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. PST. For accuracy check prices with your stock broker. More...

Pets

GOOD DOG- Charlie, a 10-year-old male black-and-gray Lhasa apso, is shy and gentle. Charlie can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Charlie home, ask about idenfication No. A1684526. More...

Faith

New classes at Conejo Jewish Academy

The Conejo Jewish Academy will offer the following winter semester classes to all adults. No affiliation or membership is necessary. All programs will be at the academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. More...

Nature and trees highlighted at Shabbat Dinner in Westlake

Chabad of Westlake Village will host a Shabbat Dinner in honor of Tu B'shvat, the Jewish Arbor Day, also known as the New Year for Trees and Nature, on Fri., Feb. 2. Services and candle lighting will be at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. More...

Chamber music concert at Westminster

A chamber music ensemble will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 3 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. More...

Letters

Grateful to those who rallied behind the parade

Thank you, thank you, thank you. This letter is full of thanks to all of you out there who helped bring back the Conejo Valley Days Parade. More...

Mixed use with better restaurants recommended for T.O. Boulevard

Reader Robert Hull responded to our Acorn Soundoff question from last week, "What would you like to see built or improved on Thousand Oaks Boulevard?" More...

Traffic signal unnecessary in front of library

What is the city of Thousand Oaks thinking about? They're about to install a traffic light at Janss Road and the library. The fixtures are already there; they just need to finish it, I guess. More...

Vacation Photos

Take Your Thousand Oaks Acorn on Vacation

GREAT WARRIOR- Erik and Kimberly Livingston of Thousand Oaks learn about Native American history at the still-unfinished Crazy Horse Monument in Black Hills, S.D. More...

Real Estate

4 Bedroom Home With Many Upgrades And Large Master Suite

This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home has an open floorplan and a bonus room and is approximately 1,888 square feet. This home features upgraded tile floors, neutral carpeting, smooth ceilings, recessed lighting and raised panel doors. More...

Give All the Wood in Your Home a Like-New Glow

When Vicki Lewis decided her 15-year-old kitchen cabinets were beyond salvaging, she started pricing new cabinets and quickly discovered that replacing her cabinets would be too expensive. But she was not ready to give up. More...

Dilbeck Real Estate Announces New And Improved Website

Dilbeck Realtors announced that it has a new and improved website that helps both buyers and sellers view and compare properties- www.dilbeck.com. More...

Watchdog dads patrol campus at Manzanita

Plenty of mothers help the school, but PTA wanted students to see fathers get involved

Last May at the Parent-Teacher Association state convention, PTA delegates from Manzanita Elementary were on a mission to find a program that would help bring fathers to the campus. More...

Rancho Potrero Equestrian Center funding approved

What Councilmember Claudia Bill-de la Pe More...

Gunmen rob T.O. video store of cash, gold jewelry

Ventura County deputies are seeking three adult male Hispanics who allegedly tied up a male customer and a male employee during a robbery at a video store in Thousand Oaks last week. Around 11:30 a.m. on Wed., Jan. More...

Community

County in good shape, official says

Ventura County has a healthy economy but lacks sufficient affordable housing, the county's executive officer said last week at a meeting of business and government officials. More...

Chamber offers Networking Breakfast

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce's Networking Breakfast of Champions will be Fri., Feb. 2 at Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. More...

Republican Women Federated to host GOP press secretary

The Thousand Oaks Republican Women Federated will host a reception for Hector Barajas, press secretary of the California Republican party, from 6 to 8 p.m., Tues., Jan. More...

On the Town

I remember watching Garbo in "The Painted Veil" (1934) a long time ago, late one night when such vintage films are often shown for insomniacs. More...

Local bands to perform at 'Rock the Oaks'

Four local bands will "Rock the Oaks" at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 23 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Countrywide Performing Arts Center, Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. More...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo to perform at Pepperdine

Ladysmith Black Mambazo will perform at 8 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 1 at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Tickets are $40 and are available by calling (310) 506-4522 or through Ticketmaster, (213) 3653500. More...

Sports

Marmonte League girls' basketball race entering final phase

Newbury Park remains undefeated in league play, but Moorpark is right on the Panthers' tail

It might not be a date that jumps off the calendar, but Feb. 4, 2005, is an important landmark in the recent history of Marmonte League girls' basketball. More...

AYSO squad wins all-star tournament

TITLE TOWN- The Newbury Park boys U-12A all-star soccer team was crowned champions of the AYSO Area 10E tournament. The team will represent eastern Ventura County and Malibu in the sectional AYSO all-star tournament in Bakersfield on March 3-4. More...

Lions searching for late-season magic

OCHS boys' soccer team has gone through an up-and-down year

Perhaps the expectations were a little too high. Then again, maybe they weren't. More...

Police

Thousand Oaks Police responded to a narcotics violation Jan. 12 in the 2800 block of Camino Dos Rios. An act of battery occurred Jan. 12 in the 2800 block of Borchard Road. A vehicle was burglarized Jan. More...

T.O. Police Department will present parenting classes

The next Parent Project program offered by the Thousand Oaks Police Department will begin Wed., Jan. 31 at the Conejo Recreation and Park District community room at 403 W. Hillcrest Drive. The program runs one night a week for 10 weeks. More...

Family

Uh-oh!

The following are thoughts that go through a family man's head when he hears someone say "uh-oh": *Something needs fixing *A cookie or a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is stuck in the VCR or DVD player *The "Godfather" DVD trilogy i More...

Malibu Horizon offers services

Malibu Horizon is a nontraditional, science and researchbased outpatient and inpatient detox and addiction treatment center which offers individualized treatment. The medical director, Dr. More...

Girl Scout Troop receives Silver Award

Members of Girl Scout Troop No. 243 received their Silver Award on Sun., Jan. 21. The scouts are Courtney Adler, Michelle Bonds, Katie Canet, Meagan Forrest, Suzanne Jennett, Jessica Moxley, Sarah Shaw and Amanda Wood. More...

Editorials

Doesn't it bug you when . . .

the coffee industry puts out another study about the wonderful effects of caffeine? We all love our cup o' Joe in the morning, but it will not make you live to be 100. More...

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