A story with a happy ending

Lindero students celebrate History Day

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The announcement of what could be the world’s first human clone made big news recently, but raised even bigger questions. As one group of students from Lindero Canyon Middle School pointed out, people involved in scientific cloning have rights and responsibilities that need close scrutiny. Eighth-graders Ben Hoselton, Michael Samuels and Stephen Venardi studied […]


THURS., JAN. 23 Jaycees Host Mixer Conejo Valley Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) host social mixer at 7 p.m. at Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant, 925 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Open to ages 21-40. (805) 501-1111 Anjali Saraf Reservations Due Today is reservation deadline for Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce’s Installation & Business Luncheon featuring special guest Erin Brockovich at 11:30 […]

Pet of the Week

Oak Park resident doesn’t want

Boys or Girls Club Mae Boyar Park

Please, no giveaway of Oak Park’s Mae Boyar Park to the Conejo Valley Boys and Girls Club! A presentation was made to the Rancho Simi Park Board on Jan. 16 by Al Johnston regarding the possibility of placing a 20,000 square-foot Boys and Girls Club at Mae Boyar Park, along with a huge parking lot. Upon questioning, Johnston said the […]

Calabasas kicks off its council race with debate

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Calabasas Park Homeowners Association (CPHA) last week introduced the Calabasas City Council candidates for the March 4 election during the first forum at Hilton Garden Inn. The race to fill two seats on the council includes incumbents Dennis Washburn and Janice Lee, and challengers Karmen Brower, Barry Groveman, Gale Schroeder and Robert Sibilia. "There’s […]

Discover roads less traveled

Event is Saturday

National Park Service ranger Mike Malone will present a lecture and slide show, "Roads Less Traveled," from 2 to 4 p.m. Sat., Jan. 25 at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Visitors’ Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. His slide show tour through lesser-known federal lands will offer ideas of places to go in the off-season. Visitors can […]

What’s up with that?

What’s up with that?

Sheriff’s blotter

Agoura Hills

Agoura Hills The door to a business in the 5300 block of Derry Avenue had $500 damage after a burglary at 5:20 a.m. Jan. 11 when an alarm activated. Stolen were a phone system and two computers (a loss of $3,000). The door to a business office in the 5300 block of Reyes Adobe Road was smashed ($800 loss) and […]

Deerhill Park a more suitable location

Deerhill Park a more suitable location Having attended the Rancho Simi Park District Board meeting this week regarding the proposed building of a Boys and Girls Club in Mae Boyar Park, I do not think that Mae Boyar Park is an appropriate place to locate such a hugh facility. If this facility is built, it should be located in Deerhill […]