Sign up Saturday for football, cheerleading

Youth Football and Cheerleading Association, Eagle members are challenged to learn and improve both physically and in character each year and to prepare for college com-petition and beyond. Eagle coaches encourage and recognize academic achieve-ment and as a result, 35 participants last year had a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) and 132 participants had at least a 3.0 GPA. For […]

Ahmanson to serve the wealthy

I strongly disagree with Mr. Gersten’s letter (April 4 Acorn), "Traffic alone is no reason to stonewall new development." Sure, increased bus service and car pool lanes would help the situation somewhat. But we are talking an estimated 40,000 car trips daily from Ahmanson Ranch. And to date, no meaningful traffic mitigation has been offered by the developers. This massive […]

The only sure way to make Ahmanson go away: Buy it

The only sure way to make Ahmanson go away: Buy it Today, people love to hate Ahmanson Ranch. It was a small but vocal crowd, principally Save Open Space, that shot hard and fast from the very beginning. They made a lot of noise back in the early 1990s, but didn’t seem to have overwhelming support in their fight against […]

Autism facts

First described by a Dr. Leo Kanner in 1943, autism is one of the most common developmental disabilities among young people today. The condition is four times more prevalent in boys than girls. Although autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors, children and adults can exhibit any combination of the behaviors in any degree of severity. There are […]

Serving in Uniform

Marine Corps Pvt. Fredy J. Argueta, son of Dinora D. Argueta of Thousand Oaks, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Argueta is a 2000 graduate of Westlake High School. Marine Corps Pfc. Stephanie S. Kinzel, daughter of Sue A. Rayburn of Huntington Beach and Robert F. Kinzel of Thousand Oaks, recently completed basic training at […]


DATEBOOK THURS., APRIL 11 Have a Sparkling Time Conejo Gem & Mineral Club hosts Shirley Brown in demonstration of jewelry making using clay silver at 7:45 p.m. at Arts Council Center, 484 Greenmeadow Drive, Thousand Oaks. (805) 498-4220 Genealogy for Free Newbury Park Family History Center at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 35 S. Wendy Drive, Newbury Park […]

AHS baseball team continues to thrive

Special to The Acorn

Agoura’s baseball team knew it had a tough slate of Marmonte League games this week. After beating the Hueneme Vikings of the Pacific View League on Tuesday of this week, 6-5, then playing the Marmonte League rival-Westlake Warriors yesterday, the Chargers will host tomorrow the Moorpark Musketeers in another 3 p.m. league game. Next Wednesday at 3 p.m., Agoura will […]

A devine fighter of Ahmanson

A devine fighter of Ahmanson For former Mayor Janice Lee to even imply that incoming Mayor Leslie Devine is soft on Ahmanson is preposterous. Devine’s record speaks for itself, from tirelessly working to make Calabasas a city, to her present efforts on behalf of all of us to keep density down. The graciousness displayed by councilmen Harrison and Bozagian in […]

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