2001-10-04

Woman killed while crossing T.O. Boulevard



Woman killed while crossing T.O. Boulevard A 48-year-old nanny died of massive internal injuries last Saturday morning after being struck by a pickup truck on Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Agoura Hills. Indalecia Gonzalez, known to her friends at "Hilda," worked for families in Agoura Hills and Westlake Village. Paramedics rushed her to Los Robles hospital in Thousand Oaks where she […]

Retailers offer ‘Falloween’ decorating ideas



Halloween is more than just a one-day event, according to retailers and manufacturers. More shoppers than ever are decorating with colorful fall foliage, scarecrows and pumpkins. According to Consumer Trends Report, the marriage of fall and Halloween has been coined "Falloween" in the retail industry and the Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks is joining in the fun. Whether it’s […]

Helping search and rescue dogs



Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park will host a community block party fundraiser featuring a bake sale and craft sale from 3 to 6 p.m. this Sat., Oct. 6 in their community clubhouse at 30473 Mulholland Highway in Agoura to benefit the search and rescue dogs working in New York. All proceeds will be donated to California Rescue Dog Association, Inc. […]

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Roger Staubach is my all-time favorite quarterback. I’m not saying that he’s the best quarterback ever, and I’m not stating that he isn’t, but he’s my favorite. Quarterbacks aren’t simply supposed to be part of winning teams; they’re supposed to create wins for their respective teams as well. Roger did this repeatedly for the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years. He […]

Ventura County Japanese Americans to celebrate heritage



The Ventura County chapter of the Japanese-American Citizens’ League will host its 11th annual Japanese Cultural Festival from 2 to 5 p.m., Sun., Oct. 14 at the Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. Among the performers are the Taisho Koto music group and the Koshin Taiko drum group. Also featured will be traditional Japanese dance and Toshindo (ninja […]

Thank You for Participating in our Annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Every Entry is a Winner. We’ll Print Photos Through August, so Watch for One of Your Entries or That of Your Friends. And Don’t Forget to Take The Acorn with You During T



Thank You for Participating in our Annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. Every Entry is a Winner. We’ll Print Photos Through August, so Watch for One of Your Entries or That of Your Friends. And Don’t Forget to Take The Acorn with You During This Year’s Vacation.

Phone service interrupted



Phone service interrupted Verizon Communications experienced a cut in a major fiber-optic cable at a construction site in Topanga Canyon causing a breakdown of phone service from Malibu to the northern part of Oxnard, including Thousand Oaks and the T.O. portions of Westlake Village from 1:40 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Thousands of homes and businesses lost service, sources […]

‘Pathways to Business Success’ is topic



SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, presents "Pathways to Business Success," a series of seminars for small businesses from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays at Oxnard College, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Seminars are $25 each with the exception of the event on Nov. 17, which is presented free on a space available basis. For information or reservations, […]

Volunteers needed for the trails



The 11th annual Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency (COSCA) Trail Work Day, presented by the Conejo Open Space Trails Advisory Committee (COSTAC), will be Sat., Oct. 20 at the Conejo Community Center, Thousand Oaks (main picnic area; use entrance for the Botanic Garden off Gainsborough Road). All participants will receive a free sack breakfast, map of the COSCA trail system […]

Oak Park football team improves to 3-0



BREAK ON THROUGH TO THE OTHER SIDE–Oak Park High School senior running back Greg Pizinger breaks through the line of scrimmage during a win over L.A Baptist two weeks ago. Last Friday, the Eagles beat Santa Paula, 25-22, to remain undefeated at 4-0.


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