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. […]

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 […]

Westlake Village in great shape, mayor says

Thousand Oaks Acorn Editor

Categorizing the past year as an era of "collaboration and cooperation," Westlake Village Mayor Iraj Broomand addressed an audience of about 100 at an annual state-of-the-city luncheon last week at the Hyatt Westlake Hotel. The Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored the affair that was attended by dignitaries from both municipalities. Broomand, 68, started by saying that he’s […]

Acorn offices will be closed until Monday

Acorn offices will be closed until Monday The Acorn will be closed until Mon., Nov. 27 to celebrate Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from all of us at The Acorn. If you travel over the weekend, please drive defensively. If you start your holiday shopping this weekend, please remember that some people don’t handle stress very well […]

Landmark oak trees to be saved in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

Landmark oak trees to be saved in Agoura Hills Two large oak trees at the northwest corner of Kanan Road and Agoura Road in Agoura Hills got an 11th-hour reprieve when the city council reversed itself and voted last week to keep the trees in place. The council had decided last year to remove the trees to accommodate the widening […]

Learn about food drive via Internet

If you’re in a giving mood this Thanksgiving weekend and want to share some canned goods, other nonperishable food or toiletry items with the annual "Santa Comes to Agoura" event, you can get important information via the Internet at www.datalicious.com/santa. It will tell you where to make your donations. The site also will tell you who the drive helps (local […]

Automobile dealer’s proposal goes before the city council in Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas is another step closer to getting a BMW dealership. The city council began its review of the building proposal at its regular meeting last week, after the proposal had been recently approved by the planning ommission. The council discussed several major issues, including legalities of land donation, the stability of the hillside soil and nighttime lighting. The proposal, submitted […]

Agoura man tries to save crash victims

Acorn Staff Writer

An investigation continues into the cause of last week’s fatal traffic accident on Kanan Road in rural Agoura. A woman driver and her male passenger, both from Ventura, died when their sports utility vehicle veered off the road, hit a wooden utility pole and crashed into a dirt embankment. The vehicle burst into flames and burned the passenger beyond recognition. […]

Water board election winners tell employees to expect no major changes

Acorn Staff Writer

The two newly elected members of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors told LVMWD employees that a changing of the guard might bring about new policies in the water district, but won’t affect jobs or salaries. Charles Caspary and Glen Longarini introduced themselves to 60 of the district’s 125 employees during a get-acquainted meeting at district headquarters […]

Office building construction will continue in the city of Agoura Hills along Agoura Road, Canwood Street

Office building construction will continue in the city of Agoura Hills along Agoura Road, Canwood Street Centerpointe is part of planned commercial subdivision at Ladyface Circle that was approved in 1987, but never got off the ground. "I’d like to get this project started," said developer Ed Ball of Westlake Village. "I’ve been working on it so long it’s tiring." […]