Former OPHS student published in Washington Post

Nicholas Craig Rodriguez, a 2000 graduate of Oak Park High School and currently a second year public policy student at Stanford University, has published an opinion piece in the Washington Post on congressional voting. His article dealt with making public the voting records of all congressmen so that the public could know whether the elected officials were representing their best […]

Bookstore has a novel for you

Read a good used book lately? If not, visit A Novel Idea Bookshop at 29054 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills, near the intersection of Kanan Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. The bright, spacious used book shop features an ever-changing, ever-expanding, well-organized inventory. Potential readers may even browse the stock online by visiting www.geocities.com/anovelideabooks. A wide variety of categories and authors […]

When You’re Rehabilitating from an Injury, Settle for Nothing Less Than Full Recovery

When You’re Rehabilitating from an Injury, Settle for Nothing Less Than Full Recovery Athletic Physical Therapy, under the aegis of Stephen Clark, PT, OCS as its owner and clinical director, has become the rehabilitation and preventative care center of choice. Athletic Physical Therapy has its new state of the art facilities inside of the GET FIT! Athletic Training Center in […]

Charger girls win two CIF playoff games in hoops

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura girls’ basketball team won its first two California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) playoff games, beating Garden Grove, 57-35, last Thursday and defeating South Torrance, 58-53, Saturday. Both games were played at AHS. Agoura (18-10) got 16 points from junior center Shannon Kelly, eight coming in the fourth quarter, and 13 points from junior guard Jamie Kogler, five in the […]

The ultimate ‘Ultimate Driving Machine:’ BMW’s new 7 Series

Acorn Automotive Editor

My first reaction: this is a big car! My second reaction: this is a big luxury car––and it should be big. It’s also almost perfect! The new BMW 7 Series, while remaining true to BMW traditions and philosophy, moves boldly into the future with new design, new engineering and technology, and new solutions to the challenges of contemporary driving. It’s […]

On the Trail

Long Time, No Seed

There’s a great line in an old song where the debt-burdened singer mournfully intones, "I owe my soul to the company store." In my case, it’s garden centers. It’s amazing they haven’t seized and sold off my truck in a bid to wipe clean my debt—but hey, I couldn’t drive up and buy more plants to haul home then, could […]

POW/MIA flag flies again over city hall in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

POW/MIA flag flies again over city hall in Agoura Hills The nation’s official prisoner of war/missing in action (POW/MIA) flag is flying at Agoura Hills City Hall for the first time in six months. The black and white flag, which features the combined symbols of a man, guard tower and barbed wire, was taken down last year after it became […]

Tips to keep your credit in good shape

By David R. Wolff For many consumers, credit cards have become a vital method for having a better lifestyle. Unfortunately, some people get into a dangerous spiral when it comes to managing their financial reputation, thinking they can "play now, pay later." In fact, a little lapse with credit now can affect your life for years to come, making getting […]

Equine artist among weekend attractions

Fred Stone of Agoura Hills, one of the foremost equine artists in the world, created a poster, "Partners," to honor victims of the Oklahoma City bombing, depicting an exhausted firefighter with his search-and-rescue dog. Re-titled "A Grateful America Honors its Fallen Firefighters," the poster has been selected by L.A. County firefighter Tom Brady’s Sundance Foundation to raise funds for families […]

CHS girls defeated by Panthers in basketball

Acorn Sports Writer

The Calabasas girls’ basketball team’s season ended with a first round loss vs. Newbury Park, the champions of the Marmonte League—the league in which the Coyotes will compete beginning next year—70-40 last Friday night. Calabasas had defeated Lompoc, 44-43, in a wildcard game two days earlier. Vs. Newbury Park, the Coyotes got 21 points, 14 in the second half, from […]