Editorials

Is it fair market value or just plain price gouging?

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Ever thought about hitting the road and living the nomadic life? Yeah, we get that. The rising cost of living in a traditional home is hitting us hard. According to the Policygenius Home Insurance Pricing Report, homeowners in California saw a nearly 10% increase in home insurance rates from May 2021 to May 2022. Some utility bills have escalated even […]

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Acorn invites you to pen a Love Note

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To express love in only a few words is no simple feat, for love can produce an entire rainbow of feelings and emotions experienced differently. Love means not only those romantic moments shared with a partner, but also times of joy spent with family and friends. People use the word to describe almost anything. “OMG I love this latté!” or […]

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Skies are pouring—does that mean drought longer reigns?

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As Californians, we have an odd relationship with the rain. While most Americans don’t give a second thought to a little precipitation—in some climates they even disdain it—we Golden Staters celebrate the stuff like crispy $20 bills falling from the sky. In the midst of one of the driest runs in recorded history, the recent spate of rainstorms has ignited […]

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Student says school girls deserve better STEM opportunities

GUEST OPINION /// Youth and career


Science, technology, engineering and mathematics—collectively known as STEM—has been widely known to be a male-dominated field. Males today comprise 73% of the science and tech workforce, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But what impact does the trend toward men dominating STEM have on local high school girls, such as those who attend Oak Park High, and other young women […]

Bad weather’s got us thinking about vacation

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It’s only January and already thinking about that next vacation? We are. When the big day comes, pack up the kids, load up the car and don’t forget to take your Acorn on Vacation. The Acorn’s popular photo contest is happy to present another year of fun in the sun (or fun in the snow, as the case may be) […]

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‘Interests of our residents my No. 1 priority’

GUEST OPINION /// New mayor greets the community


I am honored that my fellow City Council members have given me the opportunity to lead our city as mayor over the next year. My family and I moved to Agoura Hills in 2007 and have enjoyed living here. My values have been heavily shaped by my parents. They taught me the value of education, public service and hard work. […]


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