Angels on display in T.O.

Angels on display in T.O. Gardens of the World is hosting "Angels Around the World," an art exhibit, through Feb. 3 in the Resource Center, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The show presents artistic interpretations of angels. More than 40 local artists submitted works for consideration and 20 pieces were selected by a panel of three jurors who also […]

Oak Park cheerleaders show off their winning spirit at contest

Holiday shoppers inspire optimism at local stores

By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer Following a national trend, local area retailers have reported strong earnings during the Thanksgiving weekend, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. However, bucking the rest of the nation, department stores and high-end retailers have also ridden the wave of recovery with discount stores and on-line retailers. Though most major retailers won’t produce […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

The real star of the new Harry Potter movie

There’s a good chance that you’ve already seen the latest Harry Potter movie and, perhaps, wondered what car is featured in the opening sequences. It’s a British Ford, to be exact an Anglia 105E, and it just happens to be exactly the same model and color of the very first vehicle I ever owned. Introduced in 1959, the Ford Anglia, […]

Local couple checks in on charity

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Charity starts at home, says Agoura resident Lisa Sonne, founder of the home-based, nonprofit organization called Charity Checks. Three years ago, Lisa and her husband, "Good Morning America" producer Victor Dorff, left New York City and moved to the quiet lifestyle of the rural Santa Monica Mountains. They wanted to pursue a unique business […]

Campers, counselors help less fortunate

Food drive finale set for Saturday

Food drive finale set for Saturday The gala finale of this year’s Santa Comes to Agoura and Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes food drive is this Sat., Dec. 7 at the Do It Center in Agoura Hills, east of Kanan Road on Roadside Drive. Volunteers will gather at 8 a.m. to separate groceries by categories. Entertainment is planned from Agoura High School […]

Sheriff’s blotter

Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills Three men who wore dark clothing (two of whom were in ski masks and spoke with accents, possibly Middle Eastern) knocked a male victim’s head into a table and stole two large printers and software valued at $20,500 from a business in the 30600 block of Thousand Oaks Boulevard at 6:10 a.m. Nov. 25. The victim had been […]

Land swap would be a win-win

Land swap would be a win-win It’s time the land swap proposal the Old Agoura Rangers came up with now over two years ago gets a fair hearing. This proposal improves the wildlife corridor, gains 48 acres of open space and gives the only opportunity for wildlife not to be sentenced to an eternity of migrating through a bottleneck of […]

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