Don’t trash your old albums yet

Special to The Acorn

Rule No. 1 when you clean out the garage is: Never open the box. If you don’t, you’ll never miss what’s inside. And, if you ever did need what you gave to the thrift store sight unseen, you’ll think it’s still inside one of the other boxes waiting for the next house cleaning. Cleaning the garage isn’t a communicable disease. […]

Zonta Club to offer scholarships

The Zonta Club of the Conejo Valley area is accepting applications for the Zonta International (ZI) Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship that will be awarded on a district level ($400) next September. Five international scholars chosen from the district scholars will receive $4,000 each. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business scholarships are awarded to women in the […]

College grant deadline: March 2

State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) encourages students in the 41st Assembly District to apply for a scholarship from the revised Cal Grant Program before the March 2 deadline. Grants, which do not have to be repaid, are awarded to eligible low or moderate-income applicants who meet the academic standards, and fully finance tuition and fees at the California State […]

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills Moving company employees are possible suspects in the theft of a rifle, three handguns and ammunition. The weapons were valued at $1,350. The loot was stolen from a Balkins Drive home between Feb. 3 and 10. Two golf cart battery chargers were stolen ($400 loss) in the 30800 block of Agoura Road […]

City should be investigated

The L.A. Times article on Mon., Feb. 11, "Big Box Could Cost Agoura Hills Big Bucks," paints a picture of the Agoura Hills City Council once again lying to the public and smacks of outright collusion with the developer Dan Selleck and Home Depot. To quote the Times, "Details of the development agreement, which have been the subject of three […]

Hands on fun

VCCF offers 80 scholarships

The Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) is accepting applications for 80 individual scholarships totaling more than $80,000. Applications and guidelines describing each scholarship can be obtained from any Ventura County high school, college, or public library. Selection for these awards is competitive and based on the merit of applicants and the individual eligibility requirement of each scholarship. VCCF’s scholarship funds […]


kids have fun on Feb. 14 PORTRAYING CUPID—Willow Elementary School Principal Brent Noyes hands out chocolate kisses on Valentine’s Day at the Agoura Hills campus. Noyes was joined by parent Don Stark who directed traffic last Thursday while wearing a brightly colored costume. The kids loved it.

Seminars, workshops to accompany Lent in Conejo Valley More than 30 sessions will be presented inexpensively to connect faith, life experiences at two local churches

Seminars, workshops to accompany Lent in Conejo Valley More than 30 sessions will be presented inexpensively to connect faith, life experiences at two local churches In an innovative approach to the season of Lent, two Roman Catholic parishes in the Conejo Valley will be partners in presenting more than 30 seminars and workshops designed to connect faith and life experiences. […]

Measure H would eliminate big-box stores only

Regarding Pat MacGregor’s letter of Jan. 31, I was unaware the citizens of Agoura Hills wanted a Nordstrom. Naturally, Ms. MacGregor knows that would require a regional mall. Maybe she had Mall of America in mind. Circuit City and Sports Chalet are both under 50,000 square feet. Therefore, passage of Measure H would have no effect on these stores. In […]