Agoura Hills opposes Heschel West Dayschool

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills officials told Los Angeles County planners last week that construction of a proposed private school would bring irreparable harm to the city’s oldest neighborhood and cause "substantial impact" to surrounding environments. Responding to plans by Heschel West to build a 13-acre school in Chesebro Canyon just east of Old Agoura, City Planning […]

Toys for Tots


BETTER TO GIVE THAN TO RECEIVE––Above, United States Marine Gunnery Sgt. Dan Migale loads toys into the back of a minivan during a Toys for Tots toy drive at Westlake High School on Friday. The Marines picked up 2,392 toys during the 10-day drive at the high school. Below, WHS student Nicole Slezak hands Sgt. Nick Butcher a check for […]

Lack of communication is main cause of many workplace woes

The root of most workplace challenges is no mystery. In fact, 90 percent of company problems boil down to lack of communication. It’s when your employees are no longer communicating effectively with one another, with customers, with you and, most importantly, with themselves. If we all know the problem, how come nobody can find the solution? "Don’t throw in the […]

Hispanic scholarships available

Hispanic high-school seniors are urged to apply for a $1,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (RMHC/HACER) scholarship program. Celebrating its 14th year, RMHC/HACER will award $150,000 in scholarships to Southern California students this year to continue assisting promising students in overcoming financial obstacles, which may prevent them from realizing their education goals. Applications […]

Holiday events scheduled at Christian Church of the Hills

You’re invited to attend a family holiday entertainment event at 6:30 p.m. Sun., Dec. 22 at Christian Church of the Hills, 29295 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The variety format will feature comedy sketches, festive music and show how a night at the "Bethlehem Inn" changed lives forever. Following the show, coffee and dessert will be served in the social hall. […]

Planners should approve Heschel West Dayschool

Planners should approve Heschel West Dayschool We are writing to show our support for the Heschel West Day School project that is before the regional planning commission. Heschel West Dayschool has been the single most important influence in our family’s life. Heschel West teaches families to value community, tradition, and ethical and humanistic behavior. Yes, it takes a village to […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Agoura Hills mayor offers last minute gift idea

Help the
Reyes Adobe Restoration Fund

Help the Reyes Adobe Restoration Fund––get someone a special day Agoura Hills Mayor Jeff Reinhardt has a suggestion for last-minute shoppers who are challenged for a unique gift idea: "Give them their own special day." "For just a $100 donation to the Reyes Adobe Restoration Fund, the mayor will declare a day in honor of the person you identify," he […]

Former Agoura Hills resident joins Santa Barbara firm

Former Agoura Hills resident Michelle Spencer, who relocated to Santa Barbara last July, has joined Frank Schipper Construction Company in Santa Barbara as an administrative assistant. In her new position she will assist with bid solicitation and plan distribution as well as track subcontractor’s certificates of liability insurance and assist with marketing and arranging special events. Prior to joining Schipper, […]

St. Bonaventure too much for Westlake in championship

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The Westlake Warrior football team tasted victory in 11 of its 14 games this season, that’s why last week’s 40-14 drubbing at the hands of St. Bonaventure was a bitter pill to swallow. After losing two of their first three games, the Warrior players hit their stride and went on to capture the Marmonte […]