September 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Transportation center to get $1.8-million green building

Construction of a new building at the Community Transportation Center just south of the 101 Freeway on Rancho Road in Thousand Oaks has begun. More...

Health & Wellness

Surgeon discusses 'Docs Without Borders'

Tom Measles, MD, a general surgeon in Thousand Oaks, will discuss his experiences as a volunteer with Doctors Without Borders, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in May 2006, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Sept. More...

Massage clinic opens in T.O.

The Massage Envy clinic has opened at 3835 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village in the North Ranch Mall. The business promotes wellness through affordable massage and facial treatments. More...

Center provides help for apnea, sleep problems

The TMJ and Sleep Therapy Centre of Conejo Valley treats snoring, sleep apnea, CPAP intolerance, TMJ issues, migraines and headaches using FDAapproved appliances and a variety of holistic, noninvasive methods. Dr. More...

Calendar

Datebook

THURS., SEPT. 13 Wooden Shoes Conejo Valley Cloggers host firsttime clogging classes, Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview Drive, Thousand Oaks. Beginners 6:45 p.m., progresses through advanced until 10 p.m. More...

Schools

Cal Lutheran presents a free French film fest

California Lutheran University has received a $1,800 grant from The French American Cultural Exchange to host a free French film festival. More...

Ribbon cutting announced for new Boys & Girls Clubhouse

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo & Las Virgenes will host the grand opening of a new, 10,000-square-foot clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. Mon., Sept. 17 at Colina Middle School, 1450 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. More...

Business

Contractor has the inside track on remodeling to save energy and keep pollutants outside

Westside Remodeling of Westlake Village has been designated as an official Home Performance with Energy Star contractor by a state-sponsored training organization. More...

Reserve soon for Business Expo

Local businesses are invited to sign up for an exhibitor booth at the "Race Into Business" Fall Business Expo starting at 4:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 27 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

WHITE AS SNOW- Sky Baby, an 8-year-old female domestic medium-hair white cat, needs a home. Sky Baby can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Sky Baby home, ask about identification No. A3615337. More...

Faith

Rabbi works to heal the world

Clergy profile

Rabbi Ted Riter's journey to becoming Temple Adat Elohim's senior rabbi began as a youth growing up in Texas. That's when he realized he wanted to make the world a better place. More...

Church hosts money management seminar

Westminster Presbyterian Church will host a Crown Ministries oneday "Road to True Financial Freedom" seminar at 8:30 a.m. Sat., Sept. 15 in the Community Center at 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. More...

Unconventional businessman shares profits with those in need

Clad in blue jeans and a T-shirt, Hal Taussig, 82, rides his bicycle to work every day and hasn't owned a car since 1971. "I gave my last car away to a hitchhiker," said Taussig. More...

Letters

Doesn't like Acorn's attitude toward the environment

That was a lovely opinion piece printed in the Aug. 30 edition of the T.O. Acorn - - spoken like a true blue, head-in-the-sand dinosaur of an era gone by. More...

Why the favorable treatment for day laborers?

Regarding Nancy Needham's Sept. More...

HOA boards should enforce their CC&Rs

In his letter of Aug. 30 defending the Dos Vientos Ranch homeowners association board of directors, Mark Goldstein fails to note the responsibilities and legal liabilities inherent in homeowners association board membership. More...

Hospital's new wing remains unopened

A 90-bed, $180-million new wing at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center sits devoid of patients due to a delay by the state Department of Health, which must inspect the building and give it a required stamp of approval. More...

Board backs off proposed changes to speaker guidelines

After taking some heat over a proposal that would limit speaking time and ban yielding of time at school board meetings, the Conejo Valley Unified school board has backed off, making few changes to the current protocol. At the Aug. More...

Six years have passed since 9/11

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE- Flanked by a Marine and sailor, are, from left, Sequoia Middle School eighth-graders Amber Scardina and Lucy Hu, and seventh-grader Ben Gutierrez, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of Tuesday's second annual Simi More...

Community

Lake Sherwood HOA relents on dying dog

Sophie, a gravely ill 13yearold German shepherd, will be able to live out her days sleeping on a pillow inside her family's Lake Sherwood estate. More...

Chamber seeks board applicants

The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications to serve on the board of directors through Fri., Sept. 14. More...

Bill would require vets at rodeos

The California Assembly approved amendments to a bill, AB 1614 that requires Mexican rodeos to have a veterinarian on call. This requirement is already a law for American rodeos. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Horn player Lindeman weaves magic, concluding concert series

Music review

In the seventh and final installment of the Friday evening concerts sponsored by the city of Westlake Village, Jens Lindemann and his Ensemble offered an evening of jazz, which proved to be a delightful way to end the summer seri More...

The Movie Nut

"3:10 To Yuma" Directed by: James Mangold Starring: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Logan Lerman, Ben Foster, Peter Fonda, Alan Tudyk MPAA rating: R (for violence and adult language) Running time: 118 minutes Best suited for: More...

New West Symphony opens season on Saturday

The New West Symphony will open its 2007-08 Masterpiece Series season at 8 p.m. Sat., Sept. 15 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. More...

Sports

The Acorn's High School Football Game of the Week

Thousand Oaks Lancers (0-1) vs. Atascadero Greyhounds (1-1) Friday, 7:30 p.m.

After losing a heartbreaker to Loyola High last week, Thousand Oaks High will try to even up its record when it hosts Atascadero tomorrow night. More...

Weekend schedule

Rio Mesa at Newbury Park Friday, 7 p.m. Calabasas at Hueneme Friday, 7 p.m. Ventura at Moorpark Friday, 7 p.m. Westlake vs. Saugus Friday, 7:30 p.m. Agoura at Camarillo Friday, 7:30 p.m. More...

Marmonte standings

Newbury Westlake TOHS 0-0-0 0-1-0 More...

Police

Blotter

Newbury Park A male, 20, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving at 1:36 a.m. Sept. 3 in the 3300 block of Kimber Drive. More...

Family

Soccer star charms his fans

A REGULAR GUY- - David Beckham, a world-renowned soccer player, signs an autograph for Luke Brolin, 7. More...

T.O. La Leche League to hold auction

La Leche League of Thousand Oaks will hold a silent auction luncheon at 11 a.m. Wed., Sept. 19 at Borchard Community Park, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. The league will provide free food and children's entertainment. More...

Renovations continue into new school year at Westlake High

Westlake High School welcomed its Warriors back to class Aug. 29. The students were greeted not only by the familiar faces of their peers but also by the campus' new look. More...

Editorials

Voters should clean house

Members of the state Legislature should hang their collective heads in shame that they couldn't pass a budget until Aug. 21, more than 50 days after the 2007-08 fiscal year actually began. More...

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Real Estate

This Gated Home Has Been Upgraded With A Completely Remodeled Kitchen

This gated Chanteclair Estates home has been upgraded with completely remodeled kitchen and downstairs bath. More...

Photo

After a day of golf at the Moorpark Country Club on Aug. 9, the staff, management, agents, celebrities and guests of Prudential California Realty partook of a banquet where winners were announced and awards handed out. More...

On A Large Lot

This home is on a large, private lot and includes 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. There's one suite downstairs with a view in Foxmoor Hills. The home has smooth ceilings, many newer windows and granite kitchen. More...