Agoura Hills has never been in better shape, the mayor says

Acorn Staff Writer

"I know you all came to hear me speak and not Mr. Cooley," said Agoura Hills Mayor Ed Corridori after newly elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley swore in the new members of the Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Corridori, the keynote speaker, discussed the State of the City; Agoura Hills’ past, present and future. He […]

Ecological study released for public comment

L.A. County Department of Regional Planning has released the "Significant Ecological Areas Update Study," a biological study of plant and animal habitat in unincorporated portions of Los Angeles County. The public review period will be open until April 30. The purpose of the study is to re-evaluate conditions of existing SEAs (signficant ecological areas) and to identify new areas which […]

Mae Boyar Park site of upcoming programs

Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District has announced a series of programs to be offered at Mae Boyar Park in Oak Park. "Professional Makeup Techniques" will be taught from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Mondays, Feb. 5 and March 5. Professional makeup artist Monique Powers will conduct these two workshops. The cost of each class is $45. Students must bring […]

Assistance League helps preschoolers see

Vision problems that can interfere with future academic progress affect more than 20 percent of pre-school children. The sooner these problems are detected, the easier they are to correct. Assistance League of Conejo Valley (ALCV) is addressing this problem through a new program called "Screening Eyes Early" or SEE. It provides yearly vision screening for children ages 3 to 5 […]

Pepperdine to celebrate

NCAA basketball, a traditional pep rally and bonfire, a barbecue lunch, family picnic and sports’ clinics are all part of Pepperdine University’s annual Homecoming Celebration on Fri. and Sat., Feb. 2 and 3, on the campus in Malibu. Parking will be available throughout the campus for homecoming. For information on scheduled events, please call (310) 506-6580.

On the Trail

The Zen of Sweeping

Everybody’s got a pet peeve about less-than-soothing sounds. For some, it’s the sound of fingernails on a blackboard, the high-pitched whine of a dental drill, the shrieking of a colicky baby, the yapping of a dog, or the blasting of a boombox. To a sound-sensitive soul like myself, intrusive noise is hard to bear. If the clamor can be controlled […]

Truly a ‘Waterfront Beauty’

Truly a ‘Waterfront Beauty’ This waterfront beauty in Agoura has been listed for sale through Dilbeck Realtors GMAC Real Estate for $315,000. This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home on a cul-de-sac features updated kitchen cabinets and appliances, granite counters, and tasteful tile in the entry and baths. Additional features include neutral carpet and walls, closet organizers, replaced garage door, and […]

Cop says drug abuse among teens would drop if parents were more involved

Acorn Staff Writer

Cop says drug abuse among teens would drop if parents were more involved Being nosey in your child’s life isn’t bad and good parenting could keep your children off drugs, according to Dep. David Bates of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. Bates, a full-time drug awareness teacher in Las Virgenes Unified School District as part of the sheriff’s STAR program […]

Adult school classes seek to fulfill creative tendencies

Conejo Valley Adult School (CVAS) offers a variety of courses that will fulfill anyone’s creative tendencies. Among the upcoming classes are: Sat., Feb. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon: "Embossed and Special Stationery" will teach students how to use their imaginations to create beautiful works of art that can serve as cards and stationery. Held in room 4, the cost […]

GOP celebrates Reagan birthday

Former President Ronald Reagan’s 90th birthday will be celebrated on Tues., Feb. 6 by the Conejo Valley Chapter of the California Republican Assembly with Lt. Col. Chaunchy F. McKearn (Ret.) as guest speaker. The observance will begin at 7 p.m. in Palm Court II of the Clarion Palm Garden Hotel, 495 N. Ventu Park Road in Newbury Park. The donation […]

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