Challenger wants to preserve city’s values

Acorn Staff Writer

After living here for 16 years, Bob Wachs said he’s convinced Agoura Hills is "the best little city in Southern California." Now he wants to keep it that way. Wachs, 57, is running for the Agoura Hills City Council. He’s one of eight candidates on the ballot competing for three open seats in the Nov. 6 race. Wachs intended to […]

Despite recent events, don’t let Halloween scare you away

Acorn Staff Writer

It’s fun to be frightened on Halloween, but will kids this year be afraid for different reasons? Authorities at Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station said that despite the nation’s jittery mood, parents and their children have no reason to fear the scary holiday. Just to be safe, the station will double the squad cars patrolling on Halloween night. Lost Hills provides […]

Communities team up for Halloween

Communities team up for Halloween The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District are co-sponsoring a Halloween carnival planned for 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 31 at Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road. The Halloween carnival will include game booths, prizes, a parade, clown and a magic show. The […]

Coyotes play tough ‘D’ in loss

Acorn Sports Writer

Not every loss, especially one by three touchdowns, can be regarded with the appreciation Calabasas head football coach Larry Edwards felt after the effort his players made in a 28-7 loss vs. Aliso Niguel, in a game played at Calabasas High School last Friday night. Playing without senior leader and quarterback, Justin Fenchel, and without one of its top receivers, […]

Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus set to perform

The Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus women’s vocal ensemble will present "Love is in the Air" at 2:30 and 7 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 4 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Under the direction of Anne Casey, the award-winning 65-voice chorus brings "their unique brand of energy and glitzy showmanship" to the stage for an […]

They like Jordan, Rippe for LVUSD school board

They like Jordan, Rippe for LVUSD school board The LVUSD faces a crucial election on Nov. 6. In our minds, two candidates—Judy Jordan and Bicky Rippe—stand head and shoulders above the rest of the field. In incumbent Judy Jordan, we have a strong and enlightened champion for children and a proven leader for the school district. Bicky Rippe is likewise […]

The best advice we’ve heard all day Dear Government of Afghanistan,

The best advice we’ve heard all day Dear Government of Afghanistan, I think you should give up Bin Laden because he did something that was bad. We are not bad people. We are trying to help the poor and you aren’t being nice to them. I’m trying to say this nice. Why aren’t you giving Bin Laden to us? Why […]

Kiwanis Club of Calabasas to sell pumpkins

The Kiwanis Club of Calabasas will sell pumpkins at the Calabasas Farmers’ Market this Sat., Oct. 27. Proceeds of the sales will help provide Thanksgiving dinners to needy local families. Pumpkins range in price from 50 cents for a mini pumpkin to $10 for a large. The Kiwanis are also selling pumpkin paraphernalia such as carving kits and beautiful harvest […]

Follow these tips for safer trick-or-treating

Since the events of Sept. 11, some traditional Halloween costumes and pranks might be perceived as threatening and shouldn’t be worn, according to officials. Edward McCabe, physician-in-chief of Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, advises older kids, especially teenagers, to be cautious about pranks that might be seen as threatening to someone who’s fearful. McCabe urges parents to move forward with […]

Agoura Hills dental office sponsoring library fundraiser

In support of the local community, the dental office of Daniel Smith and Kathleen Bennett will sponsor the Munch-n-March Walk-a-Thon to benefit the new Agoura Hills Library. The 10K walk will take place Sat., Nov. 11, from 9 to 11 a.m., and will commence at the dental office’s parking lot, 28040 Dorothy Drive in Agoura Hills. A T-shirt and hamburger […]

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