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Amorous owls produce four new chicks



It all started one morning about two months ago when Meagan Platt arrived at the Nature of Wildworks wildlife center in Topanga at 9 a.m. to begin her day as an animal caretaker. She was there to check on and feed the 50 birds and mammals that call the center home. Wildworks has been around 25 years, providing lifelong care […]

Free admission to Invesco QQQ Championship

Tournament officials announced that the Invesco QQQ Championship will offer free admission to the 2019 event in partnership with four local companies. Each company will serve as a day sponsor throughout the span of the tournament when the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs event returns to Sherwood Country Club Nov. 1, 2 and 3. The Invesco QQQ Championship and Sherwood Cares […]

Contest focuses on nature photography

Ventura Land Trust requests photographers, amateur and professional, to submit original nature photographs for consideration in the 2019 Ventura Land Trust Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit. The aim of the contest is to encourage people to explore the natural world around them with a camera, whether that’s in their backyard, by a local stream or a when visiting a national […]

At the library

The Agoura Hills Library at 29901 Ladyface Court will present the following free activities. For more information, call the library at (818) 889-2278. Linnea Richards conducts Music in Motion for Babies and Toddlers ages 9 months to 2 years and their caregivers at 9:30 a.m. every Friday. Father’s Day Card Making for children ages 4 to 12 years at 3:30 […]

Amateur radio operators have a field day

Amateur Radio Field Day will run for 24 hours from 11 a.m. Sat., June 22 through 11 a.m. Sun., June 23 on the Reagan Library grounds, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Members of the Ventura County Amateur Radio Society, the Simi Settlers Radio Club and the Southern California Contest Club will cohost the exercise to demonstrate the science, skill and […]

Art sale supports work of Senior Concerns

Senior Concerns will hold a special “Creations and Libations” art sale at the Thousand Oaks Art Gallery, 2301-A Borchard Road, Newbury Park. Gallery hours will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fri., June 21 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., June 22. Refreshments will be served. The art sale will feature a variety of pieces including original Marcel […]

Father’s Day Drawings

Happy Father’s Day

Kids, thank you for turning in your Draw Dad for Father’s Day portraits. All drawings can be seen online at theacorn.com/ dads. You boys and girls have proven once again that the world’s best dads live in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Oak Park and Westlake Village, which also is home to the world’s greatest children!

Big wheels keep on turning



Most teens who set their sights on glory think school is an obstacle to achieving greatness. Tydeman Newman isn’t most teens. The Agoura High School junior is a successful competitive mountain bike racer, and while the 17-year-old is on his way to becoming a household name in the sport, he also knows that all races eventually come to end and […]

Safe disposal of home waste

The Countywide Household Hazardous and E-Waste Roundup Program will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., June 9 at the Calabasas Landfill scale area, 5300 Lost Hills Road, Agoura. Los Angeles County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused pharmaceuticals, car batteries, used motor oil, paint and pesticides. Residents can also dispose of […]

The trash is in the bag, thanks to mothers and daughters


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