Local Community Center receives donations

Thousand Oaks Acorn Editor

The Community Center Alliance, the fundraising arm of the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, last week presented the center with a check during a CCA fundraising dinner at Iliana’s Corfu Island in Agoura Hills. Joice Corridori, CCA president, said, "This is the amount that we raised with our efforts last year." The check was for $20,200. Minutes before that presentation, Alex […]

YMCA awards Agoura Hills resident

Art exhibit is at T.O. gardens

Art exhibit is at T.O. gardens Pastel artist Anita Stoll will exhibit her work in the resource center at Gardens of the World community park, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, through Sun., July 27. An artist’s reception will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., July 6. Stoll’s exhibit is titled "Gardens of My World" and features "evocative […]

Requests for new tax revenue should come one at a time

Requests for new tax revenue should come one at a time The city council in Agoura Hills should postpone any attempt to put a parcel tax proposal on the November ballot. The measure, if passed, would generate money to preserve open space. The timing couldn’t be worse. The state is mired in recession, unemployment is high and the state government […]

State asks about buying Ahmanson, developer says talks are premature

State asks about buying Ahmanson, developer says talks are premature Washington Mutual confirmed Tuesday that talks are underway with state officials regarding a possible sale of the Ahmanson Ranch development. The state would convert the property into protected open space or use it for the public good. Washington Mutual and former ranch owner Home Savings of America have maintained for […]

Rescue volunteers in Peru

Kindergarten day to be longer at Sumac

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Kindergarten students at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills will stay in class one hour longer starting next fall—part of a pilot program aimed at preparing young children for the rigors of elementary and secondary education. Kindergarten is currently four hours long plus recess. Under an extended day waiver approved last week by Las […]

‘Movies on the Lawn’ a big hit at Hyatt for families

Thousand Oaks Acorn Editor

For anyone searching for good family fun this summer, the Westlake Hyatt Hotel is offering a series of "Movies on the Lawn." You arrive to dine in a wonderful, secluded, tree-shaded glen at the rear of the hotel complex. Tables are set up Las Vegas show-style in long rows. As soon as you sit down, your waiter asks how many […]


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