June 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Early deadlines next week

Independence Day will create early deadlines for the issue of July 5. Letters to the editor and press releases for the July 5 edition must be received by 11 a.m. Thurs., June 28, the same time that real estate ads must be reserved. More...

Health & Wellness

Food safety tips for a healthier summer

With picnic and barbecue season here and the weather heating up, it's important to remember food safety tips when you gather with friends and family. More...

Hospital's online test focuses on heart disease

Community Memorial Hospital has launched an online screening for early detection of heart disease in Ventura County. More...

Health Care for All event at library

Health Care for All California will present speakers and information about Senate Bill 840 from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., June 30 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. More...

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THURS., JUNE 21 Get In Rhythm Thousand Oaks Dance Club hosts dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Goebel Senior Adult Center ballroom, Thousand Oaks. Doors open 7 p.m. Music by Rhythm Kings. Singles, couples welcome. Light refreshments. More...

Schools

Crowd of 3,200 attends Newbury Park commencement

More than 3,200 people, most of them wearing black, attended the Newbury Park High School commencement ceremony on the school's football field. More...

The Newbury Park High School Class of 2007

Scott E. More...

Thousand Oaks High School graduate earns praise for compassionate actions, global view

Emmi Beck founded the Women's Advocacy and Relief Club at Thousand Oaks High School and helped the group raise more than $2,000 to provide medical relief throughout the world. More...

Business

Real property titled in joint tenancy can cause difficulties

An area that should be of concern to all of us is property titled in joint tenancy (when created between a husband and wife) and how that titling may pose some significant problems in the future. More...

Police

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Newbury Park At 2 p.m. June 13 at Calle Turquesa and Paseo Esmeralda, a male, 22, was arrested for selling methamphetamine and for possession of cocaine. A male, 36, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine at 8:29 p.m. More...

Family

Lots of things to play with

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers 'WHAT DOES THIS DO?''- Jack Woolf, 4, left, of Newbury Park and Owen Wilks, 5, of Agoura check out each and every control in the cab of a large Seabee truck on display at the Toucha-Truck event held last Saturday at the More...

Summer jazz concerts coming to Gardens of the World in T.O.

Gardens of the World will present its fifth annual jazz concert series from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays July 22 through Aug. 26 at 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Parking is available on the boulevard. More...

Tips to turn laundry into less of a chore

The age-old chore of laundry is still one of the most frequently done but disliked household tasks and even continues to cause a domestic divide in the home. More...

Editorials

Try to keep an open mind about Thousand Oaks Boulevard

The city in which we live isn't the same one of 40 years ago or even 20. And it's a sure bet that Thousand Oaks will look differently 20 or 40 years from now. More...

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For the record

It was the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce that presented the Soteras scholarships. The monthly fee for Neighborhood for Learning preschools is $250, not $25. We apologize for the mistake in last week's edition. More...

A time to laugh, a time to cry

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers RIDING AN EMOTIONAL SEESAW--Elizabeth Halpin-Coughlin, 17, of Newbury Park is happy, above, to receive her diploma. More...

T.O. Blvd. business owners hear about trade-offs for 'smart growth'

Those who think Thousand Oaks is at build-out, think again. More...

Community

Republican women plan social event

The Westlake Village Republican Women Federated will host a wine tasting and live music event at 6 p.m. Fri., July 13 at a private estate in Westlake Trails. Spouses and guests are welcome. The attire is California casual. More...

Accident at Cal Lutheran University claims life of Simi Valley man, 59

Roger J. Curtis lost his life in a crash on Monday at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks when a utility cart he was driving crashed into a curb and overturned at around 12:15 p.m. More...

Kids foil abduction attempt

Eleven-year-old twins foiled an apparent abduction attempt on Monday in Thousand Oaks at the corner of Sunset Hills Boulevard and Windbreeze Avenue. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Local entertainers will perform at Aspen Summer Party at The Canyon

The second annual Aspen Summer Party is scheduled for Sat., June 30 at The Canyon club. Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner and 7 p.m. for general admission. The event is sponsored by E. More...

Gardens of the World to host patriotic concert

The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West will perform a concert of patriotic music from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tues., July 3 at the Gardens of the World, 2001 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. More...

Delightful absurdities fill Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Iolanthe'

One of the newest and most welcomed theater companies in the Conejo Valley is the Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan Repertoire Company. More...

Sports

Local youth teams heat up just in time for summer

THUNDER THRILLS- The Westlake-Agoura Girls Softball (WAGS) U-8 Thunder capped an undefeated weekend at the Moorpark June Jamboree Tournament with a 15-6 victory in the title game against Moorpark. More...

He does it all

Oaks Christian's Chris Owusu stars on the field and in the classroom

It's been a rewarding year for Oaks Christian's Chris Owusu. Be it in the classroom or the athletic arena, the 17-year-old soontobe senior has found success every step of the way during his time at OCHS. More...

Best of Marmonte League recognized for spring accomplishments

Thousand Oaks dominates softball awards

Following another successful high school spring sports season, the Marmonte League has announced its All-League teams. Here are the top athletes from softball, as well as boys' volleyball, tennis and golf. More...

Faith

Visiting pastor from Tanzania leads worship

Esther Ngumuo from Tanzania, currently a visiting pastor at Ascension Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks, will share her perspectives on global church outreach at the worship services on July 7 and 8. More...

Concert and Gospel Praise Brunch set for Sunday

The Ventura County Summer Concert Series and Gospel Praise Brunch will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., June 24 at Ruby's Café, 348 Oxnard Blvd. in downtown Oxnard. More...

Swedish celebration features breakfast, church service, games

A Swedish Midsummer Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., June 24 at Vasa Park, 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura. The celebration will include breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. More...

Letters

Trustee denies she made disparaging remarks about Nancy Reagan

In a recent letter to the editor written by Gina Conti, she accused me of slandering Nancy Reagan at her recent appearance at the Reagan Library. Mrs. More...

Good riddance to DARE program

The June 7 Thousand Oaks Acorn editorial said thanks to Thousand Oaks for keeping DARE as long as it could. More...

Food bank needs donations now

Manna, the Conejo Valley food bank, is coming up on two important junctions in its annual cycle. Summer is historically both a time for the fewest donations from and the greatest need for the residents of Conejo Valley. More...

Real Estate

This Home Has A California-Style Courtyard With Flowers

This 4-bedroom, 3-bath home has a California-style courtyard with flowers and fruit trees. There are two master suites, one upstairs and one down. More...

Views Of Mount Boney And Potrero Valley

This 4bedroom, 2bathroom home is on a quiet culdesac in a neighborhood near schools and hiking and bike trails. Views of Mount Boney and Potrero Valley can be seen from several rooms. More...

Jeb Adams

Jeb Adams of RE/MAX Olson Westlake Village has announced the opening of the final phase of The Arbors of Agoura Hills. The Arbors offer 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in 1,800 to 1,850 square feet with all the upgrades included in the price. More...