Sharing the spirit of Thanksgiving LISA ADAMS/The Acorn

Sharing the spirit of Thanksgiving LISA ADAMS/The Acorn THINKING OF OTHERS ON THANKSGIVING––Third graders (left to right) Josh Hurwitz, Gabrielle Segall, Jason Unger and Kayla Greenberg load all the necessities required for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Every year students from grades kindergarten through seventh of Heschel West Day School in Agoura Hills donate Thanksgiving basic food supplies for the needy. […]

Entertain at home with imaginative style

If you’re looking for the latest hot spot for an evening with friends, look no further than your own living room. That’s right — warm and personalized at-home entertaining is back in vogue. While it may not be as easy as making dinner reservations, at-home entertaining doesn’t need to be complicated. There are ways to keep it fun, simple and […]

Vietnam vets may qualify for help

Vietnam War veterans suffering from diabetes are now eligible for compensation and healthcare for their presumptive exposure to the defoliant Agent Orange, according to a Department of Veterans Affairs decision fought for by the 2.8-million member American Legion. After American Legion National Commander Ray G. Smith formally petitioned VA to add Type 2 diabetes to a host of illnesses presumed […]

Oak Park enrollment will probably level off

Acorn Staff Writer

Total enrollment will increase by only 15 new students in Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) next school year, according to recent projections shared during a school board meeting. Most ‘‘growth’’ will shift to the secondary grades as existing students get older. This contrasts from the previous four years when growth was substantially greater from new housing projects. Oak Park’s […]

Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn

Pet of the Week CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn A LOVABLE CANINE––Visit this dog as soon as you can at Agoura Animal Shelter and you won’t want to go home without him. One year and two months old, he’s a playful pup with a sincere desire to please. He’s a medium-sized pet, reddish-brown and housebroken. Inquire about No. A782798 when you call […]

Acorn Editorial Submission Policy

The Acorn welcomes your letters and comments. “Letters to the Editor” should be no longer than 300 words, although The Acorn reserves the right to make occasional exceptions to this policy. Hand-written letters are acceptable only if they are legible. Letters must contain the writer’s telephone number and address, for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be accepted and […]

This Five Bedroom Contemporary Mediterranean Estate Overlooks the North Ranch Golf Course

This Five Bedroom Contemporary Mediterranean Estate Overlooks the North Ranch Golf Course Overlooking the third tee of the North Ranch Golf Course, this 5 bedroom, 5 bath contemporary Mediterranean estate offers total seclusion. Picture windows and glass doors throughout create a sense of living with nature. Custom built by Keith Brown, this home features a dramatic entry with step-down living […]

Agoura Hills office boom continues

Acorn Staff Writer
Need office space?

Acorn Staff Writer Need office space? There should be plenty in Agoura Hills, if plans go accordingly. The city’s planning commission gave approval last week to a pair of new office buildings on Ladyface Circle between the Renaissance Hotel and the new city hall, south of the 101 Freeway. The rustic, Mediterranean-style complex, known as Centerpointe, will have a 33,700 […]

Boy sails to victory in art concert

Young boys love to draw cars, boats and spaceships (or anything that goes fast and explodes). Trevor Staley’s ability to draw returned big dividends recently when he entered a sailboat drawing contest at the Long Beach Boat Show and won first prize: An eight-foot-long Naples Sabot. The Southern California Marine Association, the contest sponsor, gave Trevor a call two weeks […]

Red Cross offers training

The Ventura County Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer "California Childcare," a state-approved course for caregivers, from 6 to 10 p.m. on four consecutive Thursdays beginning Dec. 7 and from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Dec. 9 and 10, at 2355 Portola Road in Ventura. The course includes training in infant and child CPR skills, pediatric first aid […]