Investigation continues on sewage spill

A significant amount of sewage overflowed in Westlake Village Tues., Nov. 27 when a sewer line running parallel to the 101 Freeway became blocked. The cause was building materials such as bricks and rock that must have been pulled downstream with the sewage until it built up and eventually clogged a pipeline, creating an overflow. The blockage occurred below ground […]

Recreation brochure available

The city of Agoura Hills’ "Winter 2002 Parks and Recreation Brochure" will be mailed out to all residents within the Agoura Hills city limits during the week of Dec. 17. Copies are also available at the Recreation Center, City Hall, or the Agoura Hills Public Library. The Department of Community Services is offering a wide variety of winter recreation programs, […]

Holiday display coming to mall

To celebrate the holiday season, a giant "Holiday Traditions Book" display will be featured at The Oaks Shopping Center in Center Court, at 222 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The six by 12-foot book features the holiday traditions of a variety of cultures, including Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Each page features illustrations corresponding to the tradition of the culture. Families […]

Pet of the Week

CAT WITH CARRIER—Here’s Valerie, a 9-year-old spayed black-tabby American shorthair. She’s de-clawed so she needs to stay indoors. Valerie’s ready from adoption from the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills, just west of Kanan Road, north of the 101 Freeway. Ask about identification No. A0946653. For further details, please call (818) 991-0071. Remember: Never give a pet […]

‘Home for the Holidays’

FOR All AGES––Rehearsing a scene from "Home for the Holidays" are, from left to right, Eddie Alonzo Russell, Kathie Janca Gravino, Bernard Lehrer and Annie Block-Weiss. The production will be presented by the Camarillo Community Theatre in Camarillo and will benefit the same organization. Tickets are $8 for Sat., Dec. 8 or 15 at 8 p.m., or Sun., Dec. 9 […]

Anti ‘big box’ referendum will be placed on March 5 ballot

Acorn Staff Writer

The Agoura Hills City Council met in special session yesterday and decided to put a citizen’s anti- Home Depot referendum on the ballot this spring. Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder officials verified last week that the referendum received 2,142 valid signatures and met the requirements to put the measure before a vote of the people. The city council immediately announced plans […]

Deli hosts Thanksgiving charity dinner

David and Alex Lovi (restaurant owners), their family, friends and the staff of Agoura’s Famous Deli hosted the second annual Thanksgiving Charity Dinner on Thanksgiving night. Deputies and their families from the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station assisted with the serving of victims of domestic violence and their children from Haven Hills Domestic Violence Services. Dep. Shawn Brownell coordinated the event […]

Open house planned

It will be similar to a Currier and Ives print come to life when the Queen Anne Cottage on the grounds of the Arboretum of L.A. County hosts a Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sun., Dec. 9 at the 127-acre botanical garden at 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. Visitors will get a rare peek at […]

Squirrel of the Month

GARDEN PARTY––When you can’t find your own food, take somebody else’s. This cute but conniving squirrel finds lots of tasty morsels in a backyard bird feeder at the home of Brigitte Nuetzel in Thousand Oaks. Don’t be left out; send your squirrel photographs to The Acorn.

Let’s not give up and continue the fight against Ahmanson Ranch

Let’s not give up and continue the fight against Ahmanson Ranch I am pleased to see more organizations and more individuals getting involved in the fight against Washington Mutual’s plans to develop Ahmanson Ranch. However, it is going to take all the cities affected by this development to speak out. It is going to take all the residents to contact […]