Investors attracted to Conejo Valley commercial properties

Acorn Staff Writer

One major Conejo Valley shopping center has been sold and two others are currently available, making this a busy season for commercial real estate investors looking to capitalize on fluctuating markets. Merged Centers, L.P., a partnership controlled by Goldman Sachs, sold the 455,500 square-foot Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks last month for more than $20 million. Oak Park Place in […]

Feeling young at heart

For the record

Oak Park’s Taryn Brodkin and Westlake’s Aubry Medal weren’t properly identified in a photograph last week, for which The Acorn extends our apologizes.

They love Agoura Hills

They love Agoura Hills Recently, Brownie Troop No. 251, third graders from Willow Elementary, went on a field trip to the new and beautiful Agoura Hills Library and City Hall. The girls took a tour of the new library. The mural is spectacular. Next, we were treated to a "behind the scenes tour" with the city clerk of Agoura Hills […]


Local residents can’t duck Mother Nature

Acorn Staff Writer

Migratory ducks making their annual trip south seem to like the hospitality in Agoura Hills. Hundreds of ducks—most likely mallards but possibly American wigeons—arrive every morning just after sunrise and flock in the 6300 block of Capricorn Street in the Fountainwood section of Agoura Hills. "It started with like six ducks every day and this went on for a couple […]

Westlake rebuilding strongly in girls’ basketball

Special to The Acorn

For the Westlake High girls’ basketball team (8-4) this season already has been a world of difference from last season. Second year head coach John D’Agostin couldn’t be more excited as he speaks about the prospects for this year’s Warriors. "We¹re definitely rebuilding," he said recently. "The kids have really worked hard (and) put in a lot of time over […]

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L.A. County fights back against hate crimes

Acorn Staff Writer

L.A. County fights back against hate crimes After the Sept. 11 attacks on America, hate crimes in Los Angeles County, particularly those against Muslims or Middle Eastern citizens, have increased substantially and the L.A. County Commission on Human Relations (LACCHR) has taken action. The LACCHR conducted a news conference last week and confirmed that hate crimes increased across the Southland […]

Docent training offered

Volunteers are invited to attend a docent training at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 19 at the Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. The docent training program entails seven sessions that meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Training includes learning the history of the three early cultures in the Conejo Valley and the history of […]