March 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County advisory committees to come under closer scrutiny

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors voted last month to review the operations of all nonmandated citizen advisory committees that serve the county. More...

Health & Wellness

Hospital launches 'Just Ask Me' for patient safety

Last week, during Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 4 through 10, hospital staff at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center wore "Just Ask Me" buttons to encourage patients to ask about steps they can take to ensure their safety. More...

How to beat stress with healthy living

Daily life is filled with some form of stress, and in my 28 years of experience as a licensed dietitian, I've counseled hundreds of people who agree that when you're stressed, eating fattening foods does make you feel better. More...

UCLA hosts cancer survivor education day

An educational seminar for cancer survivors will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sat., April 14 at the Covel Commons at Sunset Village on the UCLA campus. More...

Calendar

THURS., MARCH 15 Chamber Screens Film Chamber of Commerce Method Fest Mixer, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Sneak preview of Method Fest short film. More...

Schools

Boys & Girls Clubs name Youth of the Year

Virgilio Garcia, a seventhgrade student at Los Cerritos Middle School in Thousand Oaks, was honored as 2006 Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo and Las Virgenes during a March 9 dinner and awards ceremony at the More...

School fitness fundraiser

COOL RUNNING- Aspen Elementary School third-grader Brett Riley, 9, gets a spray of refreshing water from Bonnie Marshall during the school's Jog-A-Thon. Aspen's fundraiser was last Friday. More...

Students to take mock SAT tests at Westlake High

High school students in the Class of 2008 and 2009 can practice taking a fulllength SAT, including the new essay 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., March 24 at the Westlake High School library, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. More...

Business

Westlake PR firm takes triple honors

Kevin/Ross Public Relations of Westlake Village is a triple winner in the International MarCom Awards. More...

Honda will assist Boys & Girls Club of Conejo

As part of its "Helping Hands" campaign, Honda of Thousand Oaks has become a sponsor of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & Las Virgenes. More...

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Faith

Proceeds from concert to help church complete organ

Samuel Soria, organist at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles, will be the featured artist during an organ benefit concert at 4 p.m. Sun., March 25 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. More...

Concert and dinner to help worthy causes

Local musicians will perform at Unity Center Church's "Sounds of Spring" annual concert at 6:30 p.m. Fri., March 16 at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd. More...

Letters

Fox accused of abusing his power on LAFD

It appears that Mayor Andy Fox's spin machine has penetrated the halls of the Acorn. A story last week would have their readers believe that the Los Angeles Fire Department was reorganized as a regular matter of course, and that Dep. More...

Reassignment or more than that?

In regard to "T.O. mayor puts on a different hat for Los Angeles Fire Department" in the March 8 issue, talk about putting a positive spin on the negative facts. More...

The state sets standards on speed limits and rightfully so

Regarding Lynn Road speed limits- in California speed limits are required to be set at the speed that 85 percent of the drivers on that stretch of roadway drive at or below. More...

Real Estate

This Home Is Within Easy Access To The 101 Freeway And The Camarillo Outlet Malls In One Of The Area's Newer Communities

Located within walking distance to an elementary school and Pitts Park, this home is within easy access to the 101 Freeway and the Camarillo outlet malls in one of the area's newer communities. More...

Pat Helton

Pat Helton, broker associate, represented the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Regional Office at the Coldwell Banker International Business Conference in Las Vegas. More...

Sim and Mark Carter

Century 21 Adobe announce the addition of Sim and Mark Carter to its team. The Carters bring with them a wealth of experience, including backgrounds in real estate, sales and marketing. More...

Board of Governors appointment procedure has council at odds

Councilmembers Claudia Bill-de la Pe More...

Scams continue to target senior citizens of Conejo Valley

When Judi Dolan of Westlake Village called to have the air ducts in her home cleaned by a professional, she thought the $149 coupon she received in the mail would be the limit of her expense. More...

Running for Aspen

RUN IN THE SUN--Aspen Elementary School second-graders Riley Hall, 8, left, and Katie Jenkins, 7, run laps during the school's Jog-A-Thon. Aspen's fundraiser was last Friday. See related photo in Schools section. More...

Community

What do you think about the performances available to you at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza?

KIMBERLY GERMAINE Student "I occasionally get to the Civic Arts Plaza and would go more often if I had more time. More...

Residents needed to serve on Business Roundtable

The city of Thousand Oaks is seeking residents to fill five openings on the Business Roundtable. The roundtable advises the City Council on local business issues within the community. More...

Guns lost or stolen must be reported within 72 hours in T.O.

Tim Heyne knows firsthand the disaster that can result when someone intent on harming others has a gun. He knows how it feels to be shot three times and left for dead. More...

Dining & Entertainment

"300"

Sometimes appreciating a really great genre film is akin to understanding theoretical physics or liking opera. More...

Magic show

IT'S MAGIC- - Magician Barry Garpedian performs tricks for members of The Wellness Community at "Daniel's Day of Magic" in honor of Daniel Jacoby, who died three years ago on March 13, 2004, of brain cancer. More...

Stagecoach Inn goes Hollywood

The Stagecoach Inn Museum Foundation will present "From the Silver Screen to Broadway" 2:30 p.m. Sun., March 18 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Scherr Forum, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. More...

Sports

Volleyball team finishes 11th

Reef Volleyball Club's Girls 18 team finished in 11th place at the national Las Vegas Tournament Feb. 17 through 19, its highest achievement in five years of competing in the tournament. More...

Thousand Oaks swimmers ready to challenge for a league title

Westlake expected to be top competition for TOHS

The Thousand Oaks High swim teams are looking to reclaim a pair of Marmonte League titles. League champions in both girls' and boys' swimming during the 2004 and 2005 seasons, the Lancers were swept by Westlake a year ago. More...

Track and field athletes warm up at Royal Twilight Invitational

For the past six months Royal High's girls' track coach Heather Ream has had to endure the task of making sure everything ran well at the Royal Twilight Invitational. Last Saturday at Royal, 19 schools did just that- they ran well. More...

Pets

COLORFUL- April, a 10-year-old female domestic longhair calico, can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take April home, ask about identification No. A3635538. More...

Police

Newbury Park A male, 36, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and a syringe at 7:50 p.m. March 3 in the 1500 block of Newbury Road. The subject was already on probation for drug abuse. More...

Family

Dad-daughter trip takes aim at polio

"No one can change the world singlehandedly, but working together we can make a difference," said Cliff Williams, a Camarillo resident and Moorpark Rotarian who went to India last month to help eradicate polio one vaccination at a time. More...

New store can help your family keep cool

Thousand Oaks Fans and Lighting recently opened in Thousand Oaks. The second retail operation of D&X Enterprises, the new store at 1125 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. More...

Camarillo Rotary to host evening of magic

The Rotary Club of Camarillo will host "An Evening of Magic" at 8 p.m. Sat., March 31 at the High Street Arts Center, 45 High Street, Moorpark. Paul Dwork of Camarillo will be this year's master of ceremonies. More...

Editorials

Land-use decisions aren't always fair and equitable

The city of Thousand Oaks has run into another of those perplexing land-use problems (see story on page 13). More...

Political Cartoon

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