May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Union challenge puts Simi’s search for new library operator back on shelf

City of Thousand Oaks one of 3 agencies to submit bids

Until just recently, Thousand Oaks was in the running to handle the day-to-day operations of the Simi Valley Library.  But an unresolved union lawsuit challenging the legality of the Simi Valley City Council’s decision last December to wit More...

Full day of events planned for grand opening of new NPS visitor center

The National Park Service will open its new interagency visitor center in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) on Sat., June 9 at King Gillette Ranch in the mountains near Calabasas.  The building provides a unified home for More...

Draw Dad for Father’s Day

PROMOTIONAL

Sun., June 17 is Father’s Day and the Acorn is inviting you to take out pen, pencil or crayon and draw a picture of dear old Dad.  More...

Chief of police hosting meetand greets at coffee shops

Recently named Thousand Oaks Police Chief Randy Pentis will present sit-down, meetand greet sessions throughout the year at coffee retailers as part of a new program, “ C o ff e e with the Chief.”  Resi- dents and business owners can More...

Volunteers needed to repair trails

The National Park Service invites the community to assist with repairing hiking trails from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., June 2 at Rancho Sierra Vista, Via Goleta and Potrero Road, Newbury Park.  More...

Chorale to raise voices at Arts Plaza

The Village Voices Chorale will present “California Connections” at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., June 1 and 2 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 E. More...

Red Cross appoints sheriff to council

The American Red Cross of Ventura County has announced the appointment of Sheriff Geoff Dean to the organization’s President’s Council.  Dean is a 33- year veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff’ s Office and has been a longtime More...

Trip to Haiti brings rush of emotion to college linebacker

WHS grad builds homes on relief trip with USC football team

Westlake High School graduate and USC linebacker Luke Freeman stepped onto a bus three weeks ago with 15 of his teammates and headed for the small Haitian village of Sous Savanne.  Nothing had prepared him for what he was about to see beyond the More...

Planting flags for vets

  TRADITION—Jeanette Fox, above, helps her son Ethan Fox, 7, of Thousand Oaks Boy Scout Troop 3765 put afag on the grave of a veteran at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village on Saturday. More...

Final table face-off

LAST HANDS STANDING—Brad Lewis, right, immediate past president of the Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks, and Calabasas resident Michael Aharoni go head-to-head at thefnal table of the Kiwanis&rsqu More...

Animal lover houses bounty of bunnies

Thing are really hopping at the Duran home

Heidi Duran doesn’t just like rabbits. She loves them. “They’re quiet, they’re vegetarian, I just enjoy them,” Duran said. More...

CLU organization hosts golf tourney

The California Lutheran University Community Leaders Association will host its 12th annual golf tournament from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thurs., June 14 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. More...

Westlake’s TGIF kicks off tomorrow

The City of Westlake Village will kick off its ninth season of TGIF summer entertainment with Jazz Night at 7 p.m. More...

Trio earn Girl Scouting’s highest honor

LEADERSHIP—Ann Chen, left, Alexandra Ozder and Katelyn Reeves recently earn the Gold Award, the highest honor for Senior Scouts in grades nine through 12. More...