Pet of the Week

ONE HANDSOME FELLA—"Hi, My name is Tips. I’m a 4-year-old neutered Labrador retriever/Great Dane mix and I’m ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road." Tips is accustomed to children, rides well in the car and loves attention. Please ask about identification No. A0967810. Pets occasionally are already adopted, so call first or check the […]

Try living here

I’m writing this letter to Florence Amrany about her Feb. 7 letter complaining about the "oppressive" regulations at Country Vistas III in Oak Park. Ms. Amrany, there’s a place for you to move that’s not too far from your present residence. It’s called Oakview Gardens. This is a PUD (Planned Unit Development). Here you can live without having to abide […]

That time of year

Apply now for Art walk

Apply now for Art walk The Conejo Valley Art Museum wishes to remind artists that the deadline for submission of applications by those wishing to participate in ArtWalk, the juried art exhibition scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 1 to 2 in The Oaks Shopping Center’s east parking lot, is March 16. Artists wishing to participate in […]

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills

Sheriff’s blotter Agoura Hills Two circuit breakers valued at $3,400 were stolen from a business in the 5300 block of Derry Avenue between Feb. 20 and 23. A chain-link fence, a fence post and a "no trespassing" sign had $85 damage after vandalism in the 28000 block of Blythe Dale Road between Feb. 15 and 19. Calabasas One water- and […]

Acorn Editorial Submission Policy

The Acorn welcomes your letters and comments. “Letters to the Editor” should be no longer than 300 words, although The Acorn reserves the right to make occasional exceptions to this policy. Hand-written letters are acceptable only if they are legible. Letters must contain the writer’s telephone number and address, for verification purposes only. Anonymous letters will not be accepted and […]

Historical anniversary celebrated MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Historical anniversary celebrated MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn PURIFICATION––Native American Little Bear Bailey, right, performs a sage ceremony on Calabasas City Councilman Dennis Washburn to ward off negative spirits. The ritual took place on Saturday at Juan Bautista de Anza Park in Calabasas marking the 226th anniversary of De Anza’s expedition that passed through this area. The De Anza Expedition trekked from […]

Brownies form a new group, say hello

NEW TROOP—The 13 girls of newly formed Brownie Troop No. 1032 from Westlake Hills Elementary recently conducted a formal ceremony for their Brownie investiture. The troop includes (alphabetically): Brenja Asidilla; Stephanie Barlev; Avery Cohen; Renny Eackelbary; Alexandra Franklin; Madison Friedman; Madison Gagnon; Emily Merrill; Alexandra Nutkiewiez; Emily Randall; Rachel Shapiro; Lexi Sloan and Melissa Weiner. The troop leader is Lynn […]

Nature lecture to address control of weeds in the wild

Former geologist and engineer Bill Neill will present a lecture on "Invasive Wildland Weed Control" from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Wed., March 13 at the Soka University campus, 26800 W. Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. He’ll give an overview of the impact of exotic species on wildland habitats and specific control measures for non-native tree species. "Invasive weeds are a major […]

Exhibit to focus on Jewish heritage, Ventura County history

Exhibit to focus on Jewish heritage, Ventura County history An opening reception for "Jewish Heritage and History in Ventura County," a new exhibition at the Ventura County Museum of History & Art, will be presented from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, Thurs., March 7, at the museum, 100 E. Main St., in downtown Ventura. The reception is presented in cooperation […]

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