Major project approved in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

The largest development in Agoura Hills history received unanimous approval by elected officials last week, putting the wheels in motion for a 10-year development agreement that will allow a mixture of apartments, office and restaurants to be built on Canwood Street and help pay for the long-awaited Kanan Road interchange improvements. Presented by Los Angeles developer Jerry Snyder, the Oak […]

Researchers need volunteers for diabetes prevention study

UCLA researchers are seeking pregnant women to enroll their newborn in a trial to reduce insulin-dependent diabetes in the genetically at-risk, also called TRIGR. Insulin-dependent (type I) diabetes must be present in one of the newborn’s immediate family members—either the mother, father or a sibling—in order for the baby to be eligible for the study. Researchers hope to learn whether […]

Westlake High School Class of 2002

Nabil Joseph Abou-Diwan, Rachel Marie Ackerman, Ashley N. Acton, Megan Ann Agase, Benjamin Matthew Aguilar, Kiley Michael Albrecht, Nicholas Robert Albrecht, Alison Leigh Allen, Ronmel Lizardo Alvarado, Nicholas Frank Amoroso, Kristen Sue Andersen, Shannon Kathleen Anderson, Taylor M. Anderson, Gustavo A. Arceo, Mindy Anne Arnett, James Frederick Arnold. Chhavi Arora, David Yoshio Asari, Steven E. Augustyn, Karla Maria Avalos Lauren […]

Young musicians to have jazzy jam sessions at CLU

Young musicians to have jazzy jam sessions at CLU The Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras is offering "Summer Jazz Strings" sessions to string players of all levels and ages from 7 to 8:30 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday through July 17 in room K-1 on the campus of California Lutheran University, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. No classes are offered […]

Bible lesson set for Sunday

"Is the Universe, Including Man, Evolved by Atomic Force?" is the subject of this week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., June 23 at Christian Science Church, 305 Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. The keynote text is from Jeremiah 32:17. Sunday School for youth up to age 20 is also 10 a.m. Testimony meetings are at 7:30 […]

Nobody will miss pole signs and billboards

Nobody will miss pole signs and billboards Slowly but surely, the billboards and pole signs are coming down in Agoura Hills. The city has fought them for more than 15 years. Although business interests say that signage contributes to profitability, nobody can deny that billboards and pole signs are ugly. They’re a blight on scenery, even if the local landscape […]



Long distance care made much easier

Many of the millions of Americans who provide support, resources and friendship to elderly loved ones do so from a town, city or state far from that of the person they are caring for. Helping an older relative or friend who lives far away can be difficult. For example, making numerous long-distance calls to track down information about services is […]

Agoura graduates point toward the future

Acorn Staff Writer

Blue gowns and matching blue caps with finely threaded gold tassels, hundreds of them, filled the grounds of the Agoura High School football stadium last Friday. The sea of brightly colored silk shimmered in the late day sun and the parents in the audience who wore sunglasses did so not only to block the glare, but also to hide their […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Dynasty? Not quite yet; we’re one year away from proclamation. Mini-dynasty? You bet! The Lakers did it again. Congratulations to my home team. Three years ago, the Lakers were "meat." They were light years away from this success. And along came Phil Jackson; he took what Jerry West built off-court and made it a winner on-court. I don’t believe in […]