August 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Firm selected to streamline arts disorganization

A chart that "organizes" the city's art services will no longer be impossible to decipher after Jerry Allen and Associates take a good look at it. More...

Health & Wellness

Wellness Community to offer workshops

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is offering the following workshops in August. All programs are at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village, unless stated otherwise. More...

Physical therapist offers support at free ALS meeting

The ALS Support Group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 25 at the Westlake Village City Hall community room, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. There is no charge to attend. More...

Alzheimer's disease may be the healthcare crisis of the 21st century

Alzheimer's disease has reached crisis proportions in the United States, with incidence, prevalence and mortality all on the rise, according to the 2007 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released in March by the Alzheimer's More...

Calendar

Datebook

THURS., AUG. 9 Dance Delight Moorpark College Dance Department presents Summer Dance Concert, 8 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday. Performing Arts Center, 7075 Campus Road. Original works by student choreographers, guest artists, faculty. More...

Schools

Local residents named to CLU's spring dean's list

California Lutheran University has named the following local residents to the 2007 spring semester dean's list. To qualify, students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average in their classes. More...

National College Planners present free workshop

National College Planners will present a free workshop on finding thousands of dollars for a child's college education at 10:45 a.m. Sat., Aug. 11 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road. More...

Westlake High holds cheerleading clinic at Teen Center

The Westlake High School Spirit Cheerleaders will host a cheerleading clinic for children in kindergarten through eighth grade from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 23 at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center, 1375 E. Janss Road. More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

SHORT BUT SWEET- Jojo, a 5-year-old male Chihuahua and whippet-mix, can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Jojo home, ask about identification No. A3707958. More...

Faith

Tribal sounds resonate with local residents

About 70 people enjoyed an experimental evening of peace and power, blending Native American practices with mindful exercises led by Dennis Merritt Jones, director of OneSpirit Center for Conscious Living in Simi Valley, and Mike Willis, a Nat More...

Rock concert coming to Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will present a free concert from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 11 in the church courtyard, 1 W. Avenida de Los Arboles in Thousand Oaks. Contemporary and Christian rock will be performed. More...

Temple sponsors social for seniors

The Greatest Generation of Temple Adat Elohim, with the support of Sisterhood and The Jewish Federation, hosts a Tuesday Social each week from 2 to 4 p.m. at the social hall of the Temple, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. More...

Letters

Laws against smoking in public make good policy

I find it ironic that the folk so fond of claiming "freedom isn't free" and other limits on civil liberties are usually the first to wail "It's a slippery slope" when it comes to legal limitations on "liberties" that infringe on the rights or More...

Lake Sherwood dog owner isn't the victim

I was surprised that the Acorn gave Brad Wear's dispute with the Sherwood Homeowners Association as much print as it did. I'd be even more surprised if any follow-up letters were printed by the Acorn as being worthy. More...

Resident of Lake Sherwood has no right to break the rules

Regarding the article last week "Which beloved pet will have to go," it's interesting to note that someone who can afford to move into Lake Sherwood can claim that they didn't know that the CC&Rs (covenants, conditions and restrictio More...

Real Estate

Ocean Views From The Rooftop Deck

This Silver Strand cottage has ocean views from the rooftop deck. This home has it all and shows like new. There's a vaulted ceiling in the family room and a fireplace. More...

Gary and Colleen Wolfson

Gary and Colleen Wolfson of Prudential California Realty's North Ranch/Westlake Village office won the award for Top Listing Agents for April. More...

Bonnie Kronfeld

Bonnie Kronfeld of Century 21 Adobe has been congratulated by brokers Chuck Leko and Michael Schaller for top production in both the Agoura Hills and Newbury Park offices for the first half of 2007. More...

Tap water contaminants, when present, come from pipes- not water suppliers

Some residents may be confused after reading the results of the latest test run on the city's water, information that was included in their water bills. So, is it safe or not? More...

Cops get training to help identify subjects with mental disorders

Because authorities never know when a situation they're responding to might involve someone with a mental disorder, police officers and sheriff 's deputies who can assess and assist such individuals at the scene are invaluable. More...

Community

Applications being accepted for grant programs

Each year, the city of T.O allocates $100,000 toward grants for local nonprofits that provide cultural arts events, sports and community activities. More...

For the record

It was the grandson, Tristin Kalani, of Joe Perez who was pictured in a photograph last week. Gabrielle Perez is Joe's daughter, and she wasn't in the photograph. More...

Ventura County Board of Supervisors votes to reduce greenhouse emissions

By voting last month to develop a 2007 Climate Change Action Plan, Ventura County supervisors are trying to set a good example for local residents. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Library offers more than books

MUSICAL INTERLUDES- Nancy Lee performs on the hammer dulcimer at the Grant Brimhall/ Thousand Oaks Library. The Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library are featuring a musical guest each Thursday this month. More...

The Movie Nut

"The Bourne Ultimatum" Directed by: Paul Greengrass Starring: Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn, Albert Finney, Joan Allen MPAA r ating: PG13 (for in tense action violence) Running time: More...

Conejo Players Theatre will present the hot musical comedy, '110 in the Shade'

Conejo Players Theatre will present the musical "110 in the Shade," based on the comedy "The Rainmaker" by N. Richard Nash, Aug. 24 through Sept. 22 at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Performance times are 8 p.m. More...

Sports

All the talent in the world- or at least the U.S.

Four Marmonte League baseball standouts in Area Code Games

When Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda shows up to watch a baseball game between high school teenagers, it's a pretty big deal. More...

T.O. Big League party on hold

A party for the Thousand Oaks Big League All-Star team that was supposed to take place Tuesday afternoon at Gardens of the World was postponed. More...

Sharks make a splash on golf course

The late Rodney Dangerfield would've loved to play a round of golf with the Channel Islands Sharks. More...

Police

Sheriff's Blotter

Newbury Park The following subjects were arrested at the times, dates and places indicated on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs: a female, 21, at 1:22 a.m. More...

Family

Selling art for Casa Pacifica

SMALL KIDS, BIG EFFORT- From left, Laurel Lyman, 7, her brother, William, 6, and Teagan Stedman, 7, all of Thousand Oaks display some of their paintings on sale. They were raising money for Casa Pacifica at Janss Marketplace last Saturday. More...

Animals young and old star at Fair

The Ventura County Fair this year features a birthing and education center as well as newborn piglets and lambs. At the birthing and education center are a cow with her calf, a miniature donkey and an angora goat. More...

Agoura Hills man named Big Brother of the Year

John Hodak is the best big brother in California- so says Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. More...

Editorials

CC&Rs deserve to be enforced

Like it or not, we can't turn back the clock on everything. Rules and regulations that govern our homes and condominiums, for example, are here to stay. More...

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