Petition drive goes into full swing

Acorn Staff Writer

Petition drive organizers say they’ve collected more than half the signatures needed to force a special election that would keep Home Depot and other large retailers from moving to Agoura Hills. Citizens for Responsible Growth sent volunteers into the community last Saturday asking residents to sign a petition that puts a cap on "big box" stores at 60,000 square feet. […]

Big birthday MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Big birthday MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn TRIPLE DIGITS–101-year-old Agoura Hills resident William Diaper blows out candles on his birthday cake. The event was celebrated Monday at the Bank of America in Agoura Hills.

Court reporters relocate here

The court reporting firm of Barney, Ungermann & Associates, Inc. has recently moved their headquarters from Woodland Hills to Agoura Hills. "We felt that a brand new facility had more to offer than our current location," said owner Kathleen Barney-Ungermann. "Our business is becoming more and more technology driven and we were searching for a location that could accommodate our […]

Agoura man earns law degree

Robert Todd Sherwin, son of Bob and Jeanne Sherwin of Agoura Hills, has graduated cum laude from the Texas Tech University School of Law in Lubbock, Texas. He was among the graduates who participated in taking the Texas Bar Exam in July. Results will be available in early November. Previously, Sherwin earned a bachelor of science degree from Texas Christian […]

Church announces blood drive

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Oak Park, and the American Red Cross are teaming up to sponsor a blood drive from 2 to 8 p.m. on Thurs., Aug. 23 in the cultural hall of the church, 6100 Doubletree, Oak Park. Blood supplies have been at critically low levels this summer. To make an appointment to donate […]

Vote for Thomas

I am writing in support of George C. Thomas for Agoura Hills City Council. I worked with George while we were both in the district offices of Congressman Brad Sherman, and I can personally testify that George will do a great job on the city council. As an individual that works in Westlake Village, I support the issues George is […]


KNOCK-KNOCK– Dana Shepard-Nineberg and her horse, Corporate Raider, go to homes in Agoura Hills Saturday gathering signatures to oppose construction of a Home Depot south of 101 Freeway on Agoura Road, between Kanan and Reyes Adobe roads.

Agoura Hills is new boogie capital

Acorn Staff Writer

According to a lot of the folks that clamor to get through the doors of Agoura Hills-based Canyon Club each Thursday night, the Boogie Knights phenomenon currently sweeping Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes is more than Baby Boomers looking to relive fond memories. They say the ’70s retro influence and the rebirth of disco music and dances is their affirmation of a […]

Doggie Discipline Produces Polite Pooches

Randy Neece

When you were young, did the people around you take their dogs to be trained? Unless you grew up in a home where show dogs were bred, the answer is probably no. Dog training has only recently become easily accessible for those who just want pets to fit comfortably into their lives. Approaches vary widely and there’s much debate over […]

Stay friendly for the environment when shopping for back to school

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works would like families to keep the environment in mind during back-to-school shopping trips. To aid in this goal, they have created a "Top 10 List" of environmentally friendly shopping tips. When purchasing school supplies, parents and children can practice the Three R’s—Reduce, Reuse and Recycle—by simply buying a lunch box instead of […]