Resident calls for stop signs at busy intersection

Resident calls for stop signs at busy intersection In the past couple of years, at least one bicyclist has been injured and a dog has been killed at the intersection of Fairview and Foothill in Old Agoura. I’m told that there have been many other precarious incidents at this intersection, but these are the ones I’ve witnessed. Cars and bicycles […]

Reggae Nights back in bloom

T.O. Acorn Editor

The scene was set with libations protected by tiny umbrellas from the roasting rays of a rapidly setting sun. There were men in polo shirts, women in sundresses and shorts, a blue lagoon and a reggae band on a stage framed by towering conifers and backlit by the moon. All this on a courtyard packed with tables laden with great-looking […]

Calabasas guitarist the only finalist from West Coast to compete in rock competition

Calabasas resident Jason Miller, 23, has been named one of five finalists in the North American Rock Guitar Competition, which will take place on this Sat., June 15 at the University of Buffalo’s Center for the Arts. Miller is the only finalist from the West Coast. He will be flown to Buffalo where finalists will perform a 10-minute set. Finalists […]

Young readers awarded

Women award scholarships

Westlake Women’s Club has awarded $5,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors from local high schools. Thousand Oaks High School senior Justine Chiou, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chiou of T.O, was awarded the $1,500 Karen Rufener Scholarship. She has an outstanding academic record and has been active in community service as well as school activities. Additional scholarships were awarded […]

Oak Park duo: Neighbors, friends, athletes

Acorn Sports Writer

Brandon Beck and Blake Nelson live across the street from each other in Oak Park. They’re good friends. The duo has more in common, however, than merely being neighbors and buddies. Each has made his mark at Oak Park High School as a varsity athlete, Nelson setting a school record for home runs (8) in this, his senior year, and […]

101 Freeway corridor a mess in Agoura Hills

101 Freeway corridor a mess in Agoura Hills It’s time for every citizen of Agoura Hills and surrounding communities to let their voices be heard. We’ve all paid millions of dollars for Caltrans to landscape our freeway corridor. The landscaping has never been maintained and most of the plants have died. They’ve been replaced with wine, beer and whiskey bottles […]