Local mayors to meet

The Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation will host its annual "Mayor’s Forum" at 7:30 a.m., Thurs., May 16 in the City Council Chambers of Agoura Hills City Hall, 30001 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Mayors from Calabasas, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills are expected to attend as well as representatives of the mayors from Hidden Hills and Thousand Oaks. In addition, representatives […]

Here’s how to speak to kids about death, tragedy

Parents the world over struggle as they talk to their children about tragedy played out in the news or the death of a loved one. Or a crisis that looms threateningly in the family. What to say? How to react? What to watch for in the child? Now parents and caregivers have a unique, fresh resource to help them cope […]

AHS to offer new honor’s English class

The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education has given the final okay for a new English III honor’s class at Agoura High School starting next fall. The Advanced Placement or AP English class began as a pilot program this year with about 80 students taking part. Veteran Agoura High School English teacher Nan Cano is the instructor. The […]

Athlete of the Week

Special to The Acorn

Athlete of the Week Four NASCAR races into the season and already it’s been a busy year for Tim Huddleston of Agoura Hills. Racing in the Auto Club Late Models event at Irwindale Speedway, he’s finished first, second twice and has one fourth-place in four races. His first place win of April 13 will be televised on the "NASCAR Racing […]

Local businessman praised for helping

Local businessman praised for helping On Sat., April 27, the world celebrated Hope Worldwide Global Outreach Day. On this day volunteers throughout the world came out to help their communities and those in need. As a volunteer at STRIDES Therapeutic Riding Center, I am blessed with the opportunity to work with some very special kids and adults who rise above […]

For the record

The headline of a photo last week exclaimed "A show not to be missed." Unfortunately, the musicians had performed the Saturday before last week’s edition. Our headline would have been more appropriate if it had said, "A show that you shouldn’t have missed." The Lupin Hill Elementary School Carnival was Sat., May 4. We had it listed as Sun., May […]

Local group to launch Fox Sports Grill

B & B Restaurant Ventures in Westlake Village and Fox Sports have announced plans to launch a nationwide chain of premium sports bars called Fox Sports Grill. The first 18,000 square-foot restaurant is scheduled to open in Scottsdale, Ariz. this fall, according to Damon Phillips, Fox Sports Grill marketing director. The restaurant will target Fox television markets that are strong […]

Suffering for a good cause

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

In 1951, Willie Mays chased a 457-foot shot to dead center in Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, hit the warning track, saw the ball hook to the right, and, with no time to reach across his body, made the catch bare-handed. Pirates general manager Branch Rickey, the same Branch Rickey who signed Jackie Robinson to a Dodgers contract, now in his 48th […]

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