Date night at Paramount Ranch

Residents take in a drive-in movie

Charity League greets heroes with treats

Moms, daughters deliver over 3,000 bags

The Conejo Valley chapter of the National Charity League, a mother-daughter volunteer organization, has been providing snack bags every week to the heroes at Los Robles Hospital. Recently the league set a goal of 500 bags and was able to deliver 650 bags. The league also provided lunch from Chick-fil-A in Thousand Oaks for 70 hospital staff members. The restaurant […]

Food gifts given to charities courtesy of garden club

Filled 5 cars with staples

Senior Concerns and St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry received donations of food from Westlake Village Garden Club members on Feb. 11. After their second food drive during the pandemic, club members loaded five cars with food staples and cash donations. “We know how important these donations are to our two local organizations, Senior Concerns and St. Vincent de Paul […]

Couples Celebrate LOVE ON Valentine’s day 2021

Dancers beat away the doldrums

School activities have been left by the wayside amid the pandemic. Sports are getting the lion’s share of the conversation about resuming extracurricular activities, but not everyone is worried about the next big game. There are 27 girls at Agoura High School who just want to dance. The school’s dance team has been subject to the same yo-yo effect as […]

Whoooo’s that?

FINE FEATHERED FRIENDS—Bambi Corso photographed these two nesting barn owls in her Thousand Oaks backyard. It is a rare daylight sighting of these nocturnal creatures. Barn owls are world-class rodent hunters, with excellent night vision for hunting rats when they’re most active. Currently, barn owls are busy nesting and getting ready to lay eggs. One barn owl family can eat […]

Conejo man survives shark bite in Maui

“Shark bait,” a slang term for a person swimming or surfing alone in the ocean, became more than an idiom to a 73-year-old Thousand Oaks resident last month. Jerry Weisbecker is recovering from a shark attack that happened off the coast of Maui. Speaking from the Hawaiian island, Weisbecker told the Acorn he was snorkeling 100 to 200 yards from […]

Treat your sweetie to a Valentine’s candy gram

The City of Agoura Hills is offering residents the following two Valentine’s Day-related opportunities. Patrons can send Valentine’s Day Candy Grams in the name of a recipient, who will be mailed a personalized note along with some Valentine’s Day goodies. The cost is $5 per gram. Orders must be received by Sun., Feb. 7. The city is also holding a […]


The Agoura Hills Library is open for sidewalk service from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at 29901 Ladyface Court. . Patrons can place a hold on an item by phone at (818) 889-2278 or online at agoura-hills-library. Once patrons have received a notice that the item is available, they should call the library to let them know when […]

Community colleges plan to bring back some students for fall

Thousands of students could be returning to Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura college campuses this fall. Although there’s no way to know yet if COVID case numbers will have significantly tapered off by then thanks to the vaccine rollout, the Ventura County Community College District is making plans to bring 50% of its classes back to campus. The remaining courses will […]

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