National Wildlife Federation works to protect, create habitats

To some people, especially those living in urban areas, enjoying nature and wildlife means packing up and heading off to the park or the forest. But thanks to a program developed by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), more and more people are learning to cultivate and enjoy nature’s wonders right in their own backyards. NWF’s Backyard Wildlife Habitat Program allows […]

City of Agoura Hills opens logo contest for Springfest 2001

The city of Agoura Hills has announced a logo design contest for its SpringFest 2001 event. Children in the community in grades K-12 are invited to participate. The theme will be "Celebrate the Good Life." Artwork can be in any medium. All entries must be submitted to the child’s school office by noon, Tues., Jan. 9. For children attending a […]

CHS girls demonstrate strength in tennis, but come up short of title

Special to The Acorn

Earlier this fall, 32 girls tennis teams were competing to be Division IV CIF champions. Three weeks later the number was reduced to four teams: the defending champion Calabasas Coyotes, the Harvard-Westlake Wolverines, the Chorona Del Mar Sea Kings and the Chaminade Eagles. With a perfect record of 21-0, the Coyotes faced Harvard-Westlake in mid-November and barely won. The first […]

West Valley Ballet to perform ‘The Nutcracker’

"The Nutcracker" will grace the stage of the Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) Performing Arts Center and the Pierce College Performing Arts Center from Dec. 15-30. As presented by the West Valley Ballet Company, this innovative "Nutcracker" will feature the lost, quick-paced "English variation" as well as a new "Hungarian variation" where dueling dancers perform a delightful fun-filled number. Performances […]

Life is unfair

The loss of a child represents the greatest suffering any parent could possibly endure. On May 22, 1995, Judie and Jim of Agoura Hills lost their 16-year-old son to a murderer’s knife in a backyard brawl that involved machismo, alcohol and drugs. The boy’s murder was a needless crime that demanded the harshest of penalties for the person who stabbed […]

A Great Westlake Home

A Great Westlake Home Attractively priced at $468,000 is this Westlake Village First Neighborhood pool home. Features making this home special are 2 fireplaces, French door sliders to the pool area, plantation shutters and a replaced roof. There are 4 large bedrooms and 3 baths. A few steps from a greenbelt, the home is also a short walk to White […]