May 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Scholarships awarded by Reagan Library to Ventura County students

Eighty-seven Ventura County high school seniors were recently honored for leadership and academic excellence at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. More...

A green light for reuse, reduce, recycle

REFUSE REDUX--Larry Polutanovich of Thousand Oaks unloads yard trimmings while a large machine behind him turns branches, grass and other vegetation into mulch. More...

Health & Wellness

T.O. citizen helps fight ALS

TEARS OF JOY- Agoura High School senior Christina Bhattacharya receives a tissue from Denise Glass, a Thousand Oaks resident, after she presented Glass with 1,000 paper cranes made by Deborah Frank's English class. More...

Keep kids from drowning

Summer has arrived, and UCLA emergency physicians are advising parents how to prevent drownings and water-immersion injuries involving children. More...

Calendar

THURS., MAY 31

Beat Goes On Westlake High School Choral Music Department presents spring concert, "The Beat Goes On," on campus, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. 7:30 p.m. Shows through June 2. More...

Schools

All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at steve@theacorn.com. More...

Keep kids busy this summer

Vielka McFarlane, a longtime educator who is the CEO and founder of Celerity Educational Group in Los Angeles, offers suggestions to parents on ways to keep their children busy during the summer. More...

Local students earn awards from T.O. Rotary

Twenty-five local students received Youth Citizenship awards from the Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks. More...

Business

CSUN alumni meet here

LEARNING FROM PEERS- Jerry Conklin of Thousand Oaks, top right, speaks to a group of Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) business alumni at Alessio's restaurant last Thursday during a networking mixer. More...

Reserve now for tomorrow's Chamber breakfast

Thousand OaksWestlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce's Networking Breakfast of Champions will be from 7 to 9 a.m. tomorrow, Fri., June 1, at Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

Police

Thousand Oaks

A grand theft and grand thefauto arrest was made at 5 p.m. May 22 in the 3700 block of Auto MalDrive. A male, 56, was taken into custody. More...

Newbury Park

A female, 49, allegedly used a steak knife to delay public safety officers from doing their jobs in the 700 block of American Oaks Avenue at 4:30 a.m. April 27. More...

Westlake Village

A male, 19, was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and fighting at 9:40 p.m. May 18 at the Westlake Promenade. More...

Letters

Doesn't trust the Home Depot

Home Depot representatives Mark Tutino and Rick Greene stated in the May17 edition of the Thousand Oaks Acorn that 5,500 mailers and posters announced a Home Depot-orchestrated meeting on Sat., May 12. More...

Home Depot vows to follow city's procedures

On Sat., May 12, the Home Depot rented space at Los Robles Golf Course Banquet Center to enable community residents to learn about its proposal to redevelop the long vacant Kmart building on Hampshire Road just off of the 101 Freeway as More...

Takes issue with claims made in article about former U.S. diplomat

I'm surprised at the Acorn . Your paper is usually accurate; however, your story on Joe Wilson contained several errors. First of all, Joe Wilson was never the ambassador to Iraq. More...

Real Estate

Nearly 10 Acres OSecluded, Mostly Usable Land

This fully gated property has a set back reminiscent of a European estate with mature olive trees, Italian cypress, nearly 10 acres of secluded, mostly usable land surrounded by open space and views. More...

A Luxury Home Located In Oak Park

This one-story Oak Park 3-bedroom, 2-bath home has hardwood floors, wood shutters, Pella doors and high ceilings. The family room includes a fireplace and entertainment center. There is a formal dining area and breakfast bar. More...

A Spacious Home With Easy Access To Award-Winning Oak Park Schools

This Sterling Oaks home has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and a pool. Built in 1989, the house is approximately 3,053 square feet and has upgraded travertine and wood flooring. More...

Rattlesnakes visiting suburbs for shelter and a cool drink

Slithering down from the hills in the spring and summer are unwanted creatures that rattle, hiss and sometimes even bite. Rattlesnakes are coming out of hibernation this year to the driest season ever recorded. More...

Conejo Valley observes Memorial Day

REMEMBERING--Maggie Lampkins, right, and her daughter, Renna Aceti of Camarillo, place an American flag and roses on the gravestone of Lampkins' husband and Aceti's father, Matthew Thomas Lampkins, to commemorate his service in the U.S. Army. More...

Community

Commission wants to recognize those who've protected the coast and ocean

The California Coastal Commission invites the public to submit stories and/or photos documenting how they've acted as a California Coastal Steward. More...

Workshop topic: finding money for college

National College Planners will present free workshops on getting money for your child's college education. The program will be offered from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. More...

'CLvFFie' nominations being accepted

Nominations are being accepted for the seventh annual Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation's "CLvFFie" awards. The awards (pronounced "Cliffy"), honor individuals and groups from the region. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Valley Youth Orchestra to present Sunday concert

The Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sun., June 3 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. More...

Hyatt to host jazz and dinner

Hyatt Westlake Plaza will kick off the first of four concerts in the 2007 Westlake Jazz Series on Sat.June 2 outside under the stars in Hyatt's green garden setting. Doors open at 6 p.m. More...

'Beauty and the Beast' coming to Cabrillo

Cabrillo Music Theatre has announced its final production in the 2007 season, "Disney's Beauty and the Beast," opening Fri., July 27 and running through Sun., Aug. More...

Sports

Three-peat

Oaks Christian boys' volleyball team wins third consecutive CIF-SS title

Having been dealt the day's first match Saturday at Cerritos College, the Oaks Christian boys' volleyball team had to wake up bright and early for breakfast before its title tilt against Mayfair High. More...

Local athletes poised for title runs at CIF state meet

For Agoura High discus thrower Derek Johnson, this weekend's CIF State Track and Field Championships will serve as the final chapter in an illustrious career representing the Chargers. The senior thrower has been dominant this season. More...

The governor would root for this squad

THEY'LL BE BACK- The T.O. Terminators, a U-10 all-star girls' soccer team, won the championship at the Quartz Hill Shootout in Lancaster. More...

Pets

GOOD TIME- Jolly, an 11-year-old male chocolate point Siamese, can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Jolly home, ask for ID No. A3670472. More...

Faith

Writer and speaker coming to Simi Valley

OneSpirit Center for Conscious Living will present a workshop with author and speaker Aman Motwane, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., June 10 at 1756 Erringer Road, No. 100, Simi Valley. More...

Family

Outsmarting a sunburn

MAKESHIFT SUN SCREEN- Bethany Christian School students from left, Lauren Starkey, Jacey Katch, Abigail Block, Isabella Cameron, Ahna Cameron and Brandon Starkey use a large towel to shade themselves at the Memorial Day Service on Monday at Valley Oa More...

Arts faire coming in June to Hillcrest Center

The T.O. Community Gallery will present Ye Olde Art Faire next month at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive. Art will be juried from 4 to 6 p.m. Fri., June 1. More...

Editorials

On letters to the editor, please follow our word limit

It's time to remind everyone again that letters to the editor are getting too long. Of seven letters in today's Thousand Oaks Acorn , five easily exceeded the 350-word limit. More...

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