October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Parents pull 39 students from Conejo Elementary School

Thirty-nine children have been pulled from Conejo Elementary by their parents after the school fell into a remedial program because of test scores. More...

Health & Wellness

Recycle

GET RID OF THEM AT YOUR CONVENIENCE— Recycle your batteries the easy way; drop them into receptacles at the entrance of the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library in Thousand Oaks More...

Wellness Community prepares for 18th Holiday Homes Tour

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura has launched ticket sales for the 18th annual Holiday Homes Tour, a selfguided tour of four Conejo Valley homes, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., Dec. 5 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Keep children safe on Halloween

Just because Halloween celebrates scary things doesn’t mean children want any safety scares of their own. More...

Calendar

Datebook

THURS., OCT. 29   Agoura/Oak Park/   More...

Schools

High School Hi-Lights

Newbury Park Panthers Fri., Oct. 30: End of first quarter   Tues., Nov. 3: California High School Exit Exam testing for juniors/library/8 a.m.   Board of education meeting/ district office/6 p.m.   Wed., Nov. More...

School district extends its hiring freeze

The Conejo Valley Unified School District board approved a hiring freeze in the district for the second year in a row to save money. More...

Poker tournament to feature dinner, auction and prizes

The Newbury Park High School Football Boosters will host a Texas Hold ’em poker tournament on Sat., Nov. 7 at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd.   The event will begin at 5 p.m. More...

Business

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS

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Pets

Pet of the Week

ADORABLY SOFT—Snowshoe, a 6-year-old male Siamese, mix can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Snowshoe home, ask about identification No. A001141. More...

Faith

Center for Spiritual Living offers meditation

The Center for Spiritual Living, Westlake Village at 880 Hampshire Road, Stes. V and W, presents the following programs and services. The public is invited. More...

Church festival to celebrate autumn

Lighthouse Church will present the inaugural FallFest ’09 from 2 to 9 p.m. Sat., Oct. 31 at Borchard Park, next to Newbury Park High School, at 190 Reino Road. More...

Letters

Bridges cannot go into the University Elementary site

Promotional communications and letters have been printed recently regarding the request that the Conejo Valley Unified School District governing board approve a petition for the Bridges Charter School.   More...

Bridges president regrets that letters were misleading

As board president of Bridges Charter School, I’m writing to express my regret that supporters of the Bridges Charter School petition have implied in recent letters to the editor that a decision has been definitively made to place our K- More...

Please support a new charter school for local students

Many hours were spent this past summer by a group of parents and educators to develop the vision of Bridges Charter School.  More...

Survey shows respondents are happy living in T.O.

The city of Thousand Oaks’ Community Attitude Survey was published last week, monitoring the concerns of residents and their rate of satisfaction with city services. More...

Westlake women’s club hosts a stylish fundraiser

RING BLING—Jana Casarez of Calabasas, left, and her friend Rona Reithmayr of Thousand Oaks try on jewelry from Treasured Accessories during the Westlake Village Junior Women&rsquo More...

Swine flu affects policies and procedures at local hospital

Patients and visitors will notice that Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center has made some changes as a result of the H1N1 virus, also known as the swine flu. More...

Community

T.O. Acorn is on top as city news source

In the Community Attitude Survey, the most popular source for Thousand Oaks news, information and programming was the Thousand Oaks Acorn . More...

Borderline closes its doors temporarily

On Oct. 14, Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks was closed temporarily by the Ventura County Environmental Health Department.   More...

Manna food bank has new director

Manna had to look no further for a new executive director when it met Mike Mathews. More...

Dining & Entertainment

November art show will open

The Thousand Oaks Art Association Membership Show will run from Nov. 3 through 27 at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park   The hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day except Mondays and holidays. More...

T.O. man dances on TV

Mark Dacascos is known as “The Chairman” and host of Food Network’s “Iron Chef America.” Many Thousand Oaks residents know him as their neighbor. More...

Toastmasters meet

The Toastmasters Club No. 1934 meets weekly from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays in the Oak Room, Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Free parking is available in the parking garage. More...

Sports

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Thousand Oaks Lancers (4-3) at Moorpark Musketeers (7-0) Friday, 7 p.m.

The Lancers keep gaining momentum—and confidence. On Friday night, they will face their toughest foe yet. More...

Weekend schedule

Newbury Park at Agoura Friday, 7 p.m. Westlake at Royal Friday, 7 p.m. Simi Valley at Calabasas Friday, 7 p.m. Channel Islands at Camarillo Friday, 7 p.m. Oak Park at Oaks Christian Friday, 7:30 p.m. More...

Marmonte standings

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Police

Sheriff's Blotter

Newbury Park   An assailant attacked someone with a deadly weapon and seriously injured the victim between 9:15 and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the 500 block of Avenida del Platino. The crime was gangrelated.   More...

Family

Kids, parents can check out new toys

Redbook magazine and the Toy Insider will sponsor a sneak peak at this year’s new holiday toys from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., Oct. 31 at The Oaks mall, 344 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks.   More...

You can extend the Halloween celebration in Westlake

Bogie’s nightclub will host a Halloween bash for guests 21 and over starting at 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 31 through 1:30 a.m. Sun. Nov. More...