Thousand Oaks Acorn
October 30, 2014 Edition
Sheriff’s deputy killed in hit-and-run
Ventura County Sheriff’s Dep. Eugene Kostiuchenko, 41, was struck and killed by a suspected dr...
Not-so affordable housing
Apartment dwellers throughout Ventura County are being forced to dig deeper into their pocketbooks t...
Irwin hopes to continue run of campaign successes
Sporting a ponytail and sneakers, 44th Assembly District candidate Jacqui Irwin rings the doorbell o...
McCoy has faith grassroots effort will carry the day
Rob McCoy, embroiled in a tough fight with Jacqui Irwin to represent District 44 in the California A...
Former council member a special selection to tree board
Former Thousand Oaks City Councilmember Judy Lazar has been selected to serve on the new committee c...
Clay Court townhome proposal passes planning board test
Those pushing to see more housing developed along Thousand Oaks Boulevard scored their first major v...
School board candidates featured in amicable debate
Audience members expecting fireworks at a candidates forum for Conejo Valley school board hopefuls m...
Holt wants senior services expanded
You could call Susan Holt the “grande dame” of the Conejo Recreation and Park District. ...
Ready to dash?
The Conejo Valley YMCA will host the 10th annual Turkey Day Dash on Thanksgiving, Thurs., Nov. 27, a...
Cancer Support events held throughout November
The Thousand Oaks-based Cancer Support Community will offer the following free programs for people w...
Hundreds march to end Alzheimer’s
Coming up for Air Supply
Air Supply, with original members Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock, will perform at 8 p.m. Fri....
‘Stellar’ film to debut in 35mm
An otherworldly experience is planned for the patrons of Regency Theatres Janss Marketplace 9 in Tho...
Company presents Bard’s ‘As You Like It’
The California Shakespeare Company will present the pastoral comedy “As You Like It” se...
Composer will speak and perform at CLU
California Lutheran University will present two free talks and performances by composer Morten Johan...
THURS., OCT. 30 School Carnival Fundraiser 4 to 7 p.m. at Dos Caminos Elementary School, 3635 Appia...
Measure I: a final look
Nearly 16 years ago, Conejo Valley Unified School District asked voters to pass an $88-million bond ...
NPHS drama program to host ‘Zombie Run’
Looking for a good scare on Halloween? The Newbury Park High School drama department will host...
Scholarships available through Reagan foundation
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and GE are taking applications for the 2015 GE-Reagan Foun...
High School Hi Lights
Newbury Park Panthers Fri., Oct. 31: Food drive/8 a.m. to noon Student Halloween costume contest/qua...
The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week
Thousand Oaks Lancers (6-2) vs. Camarillo Scorpions (5-3) Thursday, 7 p.m. at Camarillo High The Ca...
Other local football matchups
Marmonte League standings Camino standings
Westlake Plaza retailers anxiously await construction to be completed
Although the heavy machinery, makeshift signs and torn-up asphalt at Westlake Plaza make it difficul...
EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS
Pet of the week
Associate of Jane Goodall talks chimps
The Discovery Center for Science and Technology’s second of five Science Speaker Series lectur...
Newbury Park Sept. 26 A man, 34, was cited in the 2200 block of W. Hillcrest Drive for furnishing al...
What makes a kosher pickle?
Community members can learn how to make an American Kosher dill pickle, discover the pickle’s ...
Manna stocking shelves for Thanksgiving
For more than a decade Manna’s annual “Thanksgiving for All” program has provided ...
Gifts of Hope Boutique proceeds do local, global good
Ascension Lutheran Church and School’s annual Gifts of Hope Boutique will run Sat. and Sun., N...
Enjoy a night of 1,000 Shabbats
Or Echad will join the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles in hosting one of the 1,000 Shabbat ...
William (Bill) Matias King
Lola N. Johnson
Park seeks artists to interact with youths
Artists from all disciplines can apply for an artist-in-residence program that seeks to connect youn...
Falling Into Autumn
Vendors sought for TOHS parking lot sale
The Thousand Oaks High School PTSA will hold a communitywide parking lot sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m....
My 11-year-old son recently got over being scared to death, and he can finally endure scary movies. ...
All are needed in war on drugs
Your Oct. 23 article “Parents first line of defense in war on opiate abuse,” calls atten...
Base votes on qualifications
As much as we appreciate the Acorn’s coverage of our plight with Westlake High School, we...
Erbes residents wait for change
I appreciate the Acorn updates on the Erbes Road project. It seems that residents along Erbes south ...
SSFL cleanup threatens pumas
The Acorn recently told the story of interested community members, led by Linda Parks and Fran Pavle...
I’m writing you from 40,002 feet above Texas. I’m flying at 456 mph, which is Mach 0.82...
You know fall has arrived in Thousand Oaks when: •A bag of peanut M&M’s harasses me e...
The OTHER Side of 50
A recent article in the Los Angeles Times titled “The Caregiver’s Dilemma” chronic...
Squirrel of the Month
Even in anti-tax T.O., Measure I passes muster
Asking Thousand Oaks voters to agree to tax themselves has been a risky proposition over the years, ...
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