New church planned for Mulholland in rural Agoura

Acorn Staff Writer

A Catholic group known as the Holy Family Chapel wants to build a new church in rural Agoura. If approved by the Los Angeles Department of Regional Planning, the 9,310 square-foot, two-story church would be constructed at 30188 W. Mulholland Highway, between Sierra Creek and Kanan roads. Also located on the 17-acre site in the scenic Santa Monica hills is […]

Creative pros likley to switch jobs

The company gold watch appears to have lost its appeal for creative types, a new survey suggests. Two-thirds (66 percent) of advertising and marketing executives polled said they believe the average employee in the creative profession changes jobs two to three times over a five-year period. The survey was developed by The Creative Group, a specialized staffing service providing marketing, […]


THURS., JAN. 17 Considerable Costanza Midge Costanza, special assistant to Gov. Davis, former assistant to President Jimmy Carter with long record of ground-breaking public service for a woman, is guest speaker at National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) meeting at 6 p.m. at Renaissance Hotel, Agoura Hills. (818) 706-8825 Eileen Gould Basket of Blessings West Valley Christian Women’s Club […]

Rabbits need loving homes ‘hello, wittle wabbit’

Rabbits need loving homes ‘hello, wittle wabbit’ BUNNY LOVE–Denise Cozzola, a volunteer with WESCR, Women Educating, Saving, Caring for (Pet) Rabbits, rubs noses with "Friendship," a male Netherland dwarf rabbit as fellow volunteer Denise Cozzola holds the animal tight. The nonprofit group sponsors a weekly pet adoptions at Petsmart in Westlake Village that attempt to place the rabbits in good, […]

The Acorn apologizes for Love column

The Acorn apologizes for Love column The Acorn apologizes for printing last week’s column by Jason Love in which he attempted, through his humor, to respond to the hostility he felt during a recent visit to a predominantly black and Hispanic area of greater Los Angeles. Jason was The Acorn’s humorist. His column which so missed the mark, will no […]

Housing rehabilitation plan adopted in Westlake

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Westlake Village adopted a consultant firm’s housing rehabilitation program last week. Homeowners and mobile homeowners living in unsafe or unhealthy conditions will be given an opportunity to apply for housing assistance from the city through the consultant’s program. Willdan, the consulting firm, was established in 1964. It’s an engineering, planning and financial management firm that serves cities, […]

Local Leads Clubs meet to network

Local Leads Clubs meet to network One of the best and most affordable ways to promote a business is through networking and referral marketing. This principle is the premise behind Ali Lassen’s Leads Club. Chapter members meet weekly to generate leads for each other and give presentations about their services. There is only one person per business category allowed, thus […]

Schools back to class on campus safety

Acorn Staff Writer

It apparently was the work of only a prankster fooling around with chalk, but a "white powdery substance" that was thought to be anthrax put Agoura High School officials in a frightened mood last November. A phalanx of public safety officials including firemen and sheriff’s deputies responded to scene, marched into the school and put the more than 2,000 teachers […]

Pet of the Week

FRIENDLY–This adorable 2-year-old white and brown Queensland mix is a stray and hasn’t been named. She’s spayed, loves to play and has a delightful disposition. Ask about No. A0960371. She’s ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Please call (818) 991-0071 for more information.

2002 will be better than 2001

For a lot of us, last year went out a real bummer. I was in Los Robles with pneumonia and asthma bad—a 911 trip. Don’t tell me Los Robles doesn’t do it right now. The place was jammed and the nurses and doctors, right at the holiday season, worked out the crowd. Too few did so much. I knew what’s […]

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