February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Medical marijuana operation in Santa Barbara ends in arrest of T.O. man, 41

A three-month narcotics investigation by five law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of a Thousand Oaks man on Feb. 17. More...

Health & Wellness

What to do when children don’t grow

A child’s normal growth is one of the key indicators of good health. More...

Local doctor addresses benefits of rocker shoes

I can’t believe that Monique actually wanted a pair of them. By “them” I am referring to the newest trend in shoes: rocker bottoms. These are the same shoes that I could not get my arthritic patients to wear a few years ago. More...

Radiology update offered

The Health, Happiness to You (H2U) group of Los Robles Hospital invites the community to a free talk from 3 to 5 p.m. Thurs., March 4 at the East Campus, 150 Via Merida, Westlake Village.   Dr. More...

Calendar

Datebook

THURS., FEB. 25 It Just Takes   One Breakfast At Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo, 1500 Temple Ave. Speakers Steve Goodall, former CEO of J.D. More...

Schools

TO singer appearing on concert tour

Ariel Downs, a 2008 graduate of Thousand Oaks High School, will be performing in a three-city tour of California with the University of Puget Sound’s vocal ensemble, the Adelphian Concert Choir, from March 13 to 17. More...

T.O. student at West Point recognized

Cadet Joshua Bounds has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester, August through December, at the U.S. Military Academy.     To earn this distinction, a cadet must maintain a 3.0 average in all courses. More...

High School Hi-Lights

Newbury Park Panthers Mon., March 1: Tenth grade registration (through Fri., March 5)/ counseling department/7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Study abroad presentation/performing arts center/9 to 10 a.m.   Westlake Warriors Fri., Feb. More...

Business

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS

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Police

Pair arrested for burglarizing car

The Thousand Oaks Police Department arrested two people on suspicion of possession of stolen property during a traffic stop in Ventura. More...

Sheriff's Blotter

Newbury Park   A male, 64, attempted to strangle someone and was arrested at 4:41 p.m. Feb. 14 in the 1700 block of W. Hillcrest Drive.   A female, 53, was arrested for pushing and biting someone at 4:41 p.m. Feb. More...

Faith

Youths to go without food for world hunger

30-hour event at Church of the Epiphany will generate donations for World Vision

Members of the youth group at the Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal) will host a “30 Hour Famine” Fri. and Sat., Feb. 26 to 27. More...

Chabad to celebrate Purim holiday

Chabad of the Conejo will celebrate the holiday of Purim with megillah readings at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 27 its Agoura Hills center, 30345 Canwood St. More...

YMCA to host prayer breakfast

The Southeast Ventura County YMCA is seeking sponsors for the 11th annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast on May 6 at the Gilbert Sports Center at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.     Last year, more than 400 people of a More...

Columns

Ask The DMV

Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of Motor Vehicles has answers. More...

Cupid versus Corona

I was navigating through Ralphs for Super Bowl XLIV just ahead of the Valentine’s Day XLVII eclipse (for me it’s XLVII . . . you figure out your own Roman numerals). It was a scary ride as I followed Mr. More...

Vacation Photos

Take Your Thousand Oaks Acorn on Vacation

MOVIE BACKDROP—Daniel and Gregory Howard of Westlake Village and Katie and Patrick Keane of Thousand Oaks visit Chateau de Beynac, which was used in the film “The Messenger,” on the More...

City inches closer to development of Rancho Potrero park

The city is moving closer to developing the Rancho Potrero park area in Newbury Park on the south side of Lynn Road opposite Via Andrea and Rancho Dos Vientos Drive. More...

Traffic fatalities down fourth year in a row for East County

Nine people lost their lives in traffic accidents in East Ventura County last year, compared to 11 in 2008, 12 in 2007 and 15 in 2006. More...

Having fun while serving others

A THREESOME OF VOLUNTEERS–Westlake High School students and members of the Key Club, from left, Matt Weitz, Colton Hoffmans and Sean Stephens, all 16-year-old juniors, distribute beads and masks More...

Community

Ronald Reagan Day is proposed

A state Senate bill has been introduced that would proclaim Feb. 6 as Ronald Reagan Day in California. State Sen. George Runner (R-Santa Clarita) proposed the legislation on the eve of Reagan’s 99th birthday on Feb. 6. More...

National Park Service seeks public feedback on proposed King Gillette Ranch visitor center

The National Park Service has prepared an environmental assessment for the proposed construction and operation of the Anthony C. Beilenson Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas. More...

For the record

An article last week about a free seminar, “Alzheimer’s Disease—What You Didn’t Know,” had the wrong address to RSVP via the Internet. More...

Dining & Entertainment

The Movie Nut

In the later years of his life, Count Lev Nikolayevich (Leo) Tolstoy became an avid socialist. More...

Hal Holbrook to appear as Mark Twain

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present actor Hal Holbrook in the one-man show “Mark Twain Tonight! at 8 p.m. Fri., March 19 at the Fred Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. More...

Fashion show tickets on sale

The Westlake Women’s Club will present its 42nd annual “Fashions on Parade” spring fashion show and luncheon at 10 a.m. Fri., April 16 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More...

Sports

Lacrosse moves from a club game to official high school sport

As a head coach, Tyler Gilbert sees the excitement surrounding lacrosse and the game growing in popularity.   More...

Esperanza ends Panthers’ postseason in soccer, 1-0

As Phillip Muscarella pulled off his Newbury Park jersey, he realized it was for the last time. More...

California Lutheran University receives $5-million donation from William Rolland of Westlake Village

William Rolland of Westlake Village has donated $5 million for a new football stadium at California Lutheran University.   More...

Pets

Now performing

T.O. GIRL HAS THE LEAD ROLE–Camarillo Community Theatre presents “Annie,” starring 10-year-old Thousand Oaks resident Quinn Allyn Martin as Annie. More...

Discovery Channel is looking for stories about local animal attacks

Have you had a scary backyard encounter with a coyote, a raccoon or a poisonous spider or snake? If so, a New York production company would like to talk to you. More...

PROUD MAM

PROUD MAMA—Popys, a 5-year-old female Jack Russell terrier mix recently gave birth to puppies and she’s very timid. More...

Family

Never too young to learn

PRESCHOOLERS DO A HAT TRICK—Little Oaks preschool children Ian Maloney, 4, left, Brandon Farrell, 4, and Daisy Fisher, 5, prepare to march in an AllAmerican parade during a recent P More...

Run will support SIDS research

The Josephine DeMello Foundation will sponsor the second annual Baby Joey Run for Life 5K SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) and Infant Loss Run/Walk on Sat., March 13 at Constitution Park, 1287 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. More...

Letters

When Bridges won, so did public education

I need to clarify some details in your Feb. 18 article, “Another charter school approved in Thousand Oaks.”   More...

Save Horizon Hills, put Bridges on another campus

Now that the Ventura County Board of Education has voted to approve Bridges Charter School, Conejo Valley Unified School District will decide on where to locate it for the 201011 school year.   More...

Let Bridges go to University campus

In these tough economic times, we need Conejo Valley Unified School District to do what so many households are doing––scrutinizing each and every dollar it spends.   More...

Editorials

Time to stand up and be counted

Next month, millions of households across the United States will receive a U.S. Census questionnaire in the mail. More...

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