Agoura Village concept goes under the microscope

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Few people disagree about whether or not to build Agoura Village. Agoura Hills officials say the redevelopment project south of the 101 Freeway should begin as soon as possible, without question. The only uncertainty deals with how the new commercial and residential construction along Agoura Road should look. Planning experts say if nothing else, […]

T.O. gets safe route to school grants

The city of Thousand Oaks request for project funding from the state of California Safe Route to School Program has been approved. The two projects applied for are enhancements to the crosswalks at both Banyan Elementary and Colina Intermediate schools. The Safe Route to School Program is a construction reimbursement program to improve and enhance the safety of pedestrian and […]

Yaroslavsky to speak at luncheon

L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky will give a "State of the County" address at the Woodland Hills Chamber of Commerce luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wed., Aug. 22 at Maggianao’s Little Italy restaurant at the Westfield Promenade. The cost is $20 for Chamber members with RSVP or $25 at the door. Nonmembers pay $25 with RSVP or $28 at the door. […]

Catholic church welcomes adults

Catholic church welcomes adults Classes for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) will begin with a welcome dinner at 7 p.m. Mon., Aug. 12 in the outdoor gathering space at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village (northwest corner of Kanan and Lindero Canyon Roads). Adults seeking to start the faith journey to become Catholic […]

Too many residents are slobs

Too many residents are slobs When I first came to California, I lived in the Valley for a while. Our neighborhood was a mess. When I moved to Agoura Hills, I found some of the same problems. About 10 percent of the yards are unkempt, with broken driveways, dead vegetation and vegetation blocking sideways among other problems. It seems no […]

An activity strictly for kids

For the record

Due to faulty information provided to The Acorn, Joseph Reda’s name was misspelled in an article last week. Reda is a representative of Event Services Plus in Calabasas, which is planning the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival.


THURS., AUG. 8 Munch ‘n’ Model Woodland Hills Woman’s Club hosts "Designs of Autumn" luncheon, fashion show and boutique beginning 10 a.m. at Calabasas Inn. Lunch at noon. Proceeds benefit local charities. $45. Reservations: (818) 703-1086 N.P. Rotary Club Newbury Park Rotary Club meets 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Plug Nickel, 717 Lakefield Road, Ste. I, Westlake Village. Meal provided. […]

Houses of worship that serve Acorn readers

Look at yourself in a mirror if you live in Oak Park

Look at yourself in a mirror if you live in Oak Park My wife and I moved to Oak Park from Northern California a little over five years ago. We have enjoyed the amenities of the community, the walking and hiking trails and the close proximity to shopping and cultural activities. However, we have noticed one problem in Oak Park […]