Agoura Hills The Agoura Hills Library will host the following programs at 29901 Ladyface Court. Donations to the Book Cellar help fund programs. For details, call (818) 584- 7219. For more information on listed activities, call (818) 889-2278. Thurs., March 5: Girl Empowerment Workshop series for teens ages 12 to 18 on gender bias self-esteem issues at 3:30 p.m. Fri., […]

Get your Irish on and run

Shimmy through the Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle

The second annual Calabasas Shamrock Shuffle 5K and Fun Run along with the 14th annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will take place Sat., March 14 at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. The day of festivities will begin at 8:30 a.m. with mascot Little Drop, from the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, kicking off the start […]

Not-so-confidential stories from dog parks

Spend enough time people watching and it’s pretty easy to spot the same behavior over and over. Like at the dog park, where some owners stare at their phone while Fido goes on a tear, and others play helicopter parent, keeping close tabs on pup’s every move. There are the armchair quarterbacks and the ball-throwers, the laid-back owners and the […]

Birding trips

The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will offer the following free birding field trips that are open to the community. Attendees should bring binoculars if they have one, or, if a loaner is needed, contact the listed trip leader in advance. Rustic Canyon Golf Course/ Happy Camp Canyon Regional Park at 8 a.m. Sun., March 8 in Moorpark. Meet at trailhead […]

Kids PONY up for spring ball


10 community members who stood out from the pack in 2019- 2020 and helped make difference

Susan Levy Sue Levy, a popular educator in the Las Virgenes Unified School District, earned her way into The Acorn’s Top 10 thanks to her nomination as an L.A. County Teacher of the Year finalist for the 2018-2019 school year. The 54-year-old Levy is the former librarian at Calabasas High School and current union representative for all elementary school teachers […]

Agoura teenager takes on TV show obstacle race

As a contestant on “American Ninja Warrior Junior,” 13-year-old Agoura Hills resident Harry Robinson maneuvers through large and difficult obstacles, and pushes through seemingly impossible tests of strength and endurance. The show, which mimics the format of its older cousin, “ American Ninja Warrior,” will begin its second season on Saturday. All contestants on the show are between the ages […]

Club Hub

The Acorn’s guide to club meetings

THURS., FEB. 27 New West Symphony League 1:45 to 4 p.m. at University Village Thousand Oaks, 3415 S. Campus Drive. Dessert reception. Q&A with and performances by New West Symphony guest artists and Grammy Award-winning music director Michael Christie. Open to potential new members. Free, RSVP required. Phone: 805.624.9196. Ventura County Rose Society 6:30 p.m. refreshments at the Ventura County […]

Hiking challenge explores 10 lesser-known area trails

Conejo Open Space event to start

Lace up the running shoes, inflate the mountain bike tires and dust off the saddle. Just in time for the spring wildflower bloom, the ninth annual Conejo Open Space Challenge kicks off March 1. The event invites hikers, bikers and equestrians to explore 10 lesser-known hikes throughout the 12,500 acres managed by the Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency. Featured hikes […]

Oscar comes to Agoura

There are awards and then there are the Academy Awards. Agoura Hills resident Don Sylvester can say he’s won the latter. Sylvester won an Oscar for sound editing at the Feb. 9 awards for his work on the film “Ford v Ferrari.” It’s the highest honor awarded to a person in the industry, but Sylvester isn’t letting the accolade go […]

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