Budget to balance in Agoura Hills, but future isn’t rosy

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills presented a balanced budget to the city council last week, but officials warned that trouble for the city could lie ahead if the state’s financial woes continue. Agoura Hills will be able to increase general fund spending by $1 million to $12.38 million, according to the preliminary budget—without tapping into the city’s […]

Pet boutique opens Sunday at Promenade

A specialty cart, PawZessions, carrying unique designer pet dinnerware, will open this Sun., June 1 in Westlake Promenade. Original wood and ceramic creations will be available for purchase, including the unique "NazDog" and "Dotty" collections. The boutique will also feature a wide selection of gifts that are fun and whimsical, but practical for everyday use. Westlake Promenade is at the […]

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Diabetes Health Fair coming to West Hills ‘Pharmacist of the Year’ will discuss medications

Diabetes Health Fair coming to West Hills ‘Pharmacist of the Year’ will discuss medications A Diabetes Health Fair will be presented from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., June 3 at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, 7300 Medical Center Drive, West Hills. A talk on diabetes medications will follow from 7:45 to 9 p.m. The talk will be presented by […]

Cantors sing in concert fundraiser

Temple Etz Chaim will host a Hazzanim concert, "Shema Koleinu: Hear Our Voices" at 8 p.m. Sun., June 1 at the temple, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Open to the community at large, the concert features "joyous music" and serves as a fundraiser for the temple. The concert will feature cantors Pablo Duek (Temple Etz Chaim), Peter Halpern (Temple […]

Why not work a land swap for

Why not work a land swap for Heschel West? Heschel West School and its promised significant traffic is a thorn in the side of Old Agoura. Chesebro Road and the 101 exit are poorly designed and not well equipped for a significant increase of traffic. Yet Heschel West needs a site to build their school. How about this? The acreage […]

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Students act out their differences

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Depression, death of a loved one, stereotyping—these are issues that Oak Park High School advanced peer counselors performed last week in skits that they wrote. The presentations revealed what it’s like to be a contemporary high school student. According to OPHS graduate and the show’s co-director Lauren Soffer, 19, the production went well. Soffer […]

‘Ewe’ are so beautiful

Good, bad news for baby boomers: Their risk of strokes

A recent American Stroke Association survey shows that when it comes to stroke and baby boomers, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that about 75 percent of baby boomers (people age 38 to 57) know at least one of the stroke warning signs and to immediately call 9-1-1 when they suspect that someone is having a […]

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