Exploring Peter Strauss Ranch

INTO THE WILD—Topanga Canyon docents, left, lead hikers on an hour-long walk through Peter Strauss Ranch in rural Agoura last weekend. At lower left, docent Stephanie Westfall examines a wild lettuce plant growing on the ranch. Actor Peter Strauss lived there until 1983, when he sold the ranch to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. The property now belongs to the […]

Pavley to host neighborhood coffee Saturday

Pavley to host neighborhood coffee Saturday State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) will host a Neighborhood Coffee from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Sat., April 20 at Starbucks Coffee, 5827 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills, just north of Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Residents are welcome to ask questions about legislative issues and express concerns relating to community matters. Printed materials on a […]

Fifth grader tries to find a cure

Fifth grader tries to find a cure

Eagles beat La Reina in softball

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oak Park softball team defeated La Reina, 7-6, in a game played in Oak Park last Thursday, improving the Eagles to 2-0 in Tri-Valley League play and dropping the Regents to an uncharacteristic 0-2. Oak Park trailed, 6-5, with two outs and a runner on third base in the bottom of the seventh and last inning, when senior third […]

Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus to give vocal lessons Women who like to sing are invited to join a six-week course

Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus to give vocal lessons Women who like to sing are invited to join a six-week course The Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus, a Ventura County chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an educational organization promoting four-part harmony, barbershop style, for women, invites women who like to sing to join them for six weeks of vocal lessons. For a […]

Cardinal Mahony being defamed by ruthless media

I am deeply and defensively concerned about Cardinal Roger Mahony. Now in his later years of service to the city of Los Angeles and its Catholic community, he is about to deliver a long awaited and wondrous new cathedral to the city of Los Angeles—a working cathedral, not another collection of gothic spires on the horizon but a church that […]

Audobon members flock to annual ‘Birdathon’

Each year the National Audubon Society, America’s oldest bird and wildlife conservation organization, coordinates "Birdathon," the world’s largest competitive birdwatching event. Birdathon is a way to celebrate the importance of migratory birds and raise funds for Audubon’s conservation programs. Birdathons are held throughout the U.S. from April to June, with local times coinciding with peak migration times. Participants obtain pledges […]

Senior citizen event scheduled for Goebel Center in T.O.

Senior citizen event scheduled for Goebel Center in T.O. The fifth annual Senior Festival will be presented from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wed., May 8 at Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. It provides information and entertainment for adults over the age of 50. The event includes a morning snack and lunch. Chick Hearn, […]

AHS students bright in history

Jason Busby’s European History class at Agoura High School won eight out of a possible 36 awards at the recent History Day competition at Occidental College. Busby’s students had the biggest haul of any high school class in Los Angeles County. The History Day competition helps students learn about important people, places and events from the past. The top two […]

Pet of the Week

SURVIVES EASTER—This honey of a bunny is ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. He’s 3 months old, and his I.D. No. is A0982736. Animals occasionally are already adopted, so always call (818) 991-0071 first or check the shelter’s Website http://animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.