Environmental impact report released on Heschel West Dayschool

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Heschel West School has released its long-waited environmental impact report describing plans for a 165,000 square-foot campus in the hills just east of Old Agoura. The four-inch thick document raises traffic and environmental issues that might result if the Jewish dayschool is allowed to be built, but the report says the problems can be […]

National Park Service celebrates Native American Indian heritage

The National Park Service is celebrating Native American Indian Heritage during November with a Junior Ranger Program. The program, "Weaving Cultures," will feature Chumash culture, and participants may earn a Junior Ranger patch created for this program. Designed for, but not limited to 8 through 13 year-olds, the program is self-led and can take up to two hours in one […]

Teen concert is tomorrow night

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will host another teen concert at 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 15 at 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Five bands are scheduled to perform: Respira, As You Wish, Aria Decline, Guns of August and The Polyvinals. According to the Center, all of these bands have performed at many venues in Hollywood.

Volleyball update

Both the Oak Park and Oaks Christian girls’ vollelyball teams won first round CIF playoffs matches Tuesday. The Eagles defeated San Marino in four games and the Lions beat Villanova in three straight games. The win improved Oak Park to 12-7 overall on the season and Oak Christian is now 10-7. Next up for the Eagles is Santa Ynez while […]

Locals put on Hungarian production

Thalia Studio, the Hungarian Community Theatre founded by Westlake Village residents Tibor Varga and Enikö “ss, will present "Oh, That Beautiful Yesterday!" at 5 p.m. Sat., Nov. 16 at the Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Conejo Valley youth and adults comprise the cast of the comedy, which features three one-act plays about the […]

Redesign of Kanan/freeway interchange ruffles feathers in the business community

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Progress is coming to Agoura Hills, but some local merchants say the cost might be too high. City officials recently presented plans for the long awaited Kanan Road/101 Freeway interchange improvements, but it’s not the $24 million price tag that has business owners worried; they’re fearful the new configuration will hurt their bottom lines. […]

Know how to have fun? Be a city recreation leader

Know how to have fun? Be a city recreation leader The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is currently seeking qualified recreation leaders. Responsibilities will include: teaching recreational classes, monitoring department sites, working community special events, assisting with adult sports leagues, etc. Candidates should have at least six months or 500 hours of group recreational activity leadership experience, […]


THURS., NOV. 14 A Fiery Presentation Lewis Mayron will discuss "Fire Agate" at 7:30 p.m. meeting of Conejo Gem & Mineral Club at Hillcrest Arts Center, 403 Hillcrest Drive (off McCloud Ave.), Thousand Oaks. (805) 498-4220 Chamber Mixer Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce hosts networking mixer, grand opening and ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. at new Hampton Inn and […]

Pet of the Week

Saturn’s ION: an entry-level charmer

Acorn Automotive Editor

I haven’t spent a lot of time looking at entry level cars. Perhaps, as I’ve said on these pages before, with the availability of exotics and luxury cars to drive, basic transportation hasn’t been on my mind. A newly licensed teenage driver has changed all that and I’ve started to take notice as to what’s out there as a starter/small […]