Candidate wants to keep small town feeling in Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer In his bid for one of the two Agoura Hills City Council seats, Stephen Rishoff is getting the word out to voters that if he’s elected, he’ll help maintain the small town, semi-rural feeling that Agoura Hills has enjoyed for decades. An attorney for 29 years and Old Agoura resident, Rishoff has been hitting […]


THURS., OCT. 9 College Transfer Tips Representatives from nearly 50 colleges and universities will provide free information and advice to students during "Transfer Day" event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Campus Center Quad at Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. (805) 378-1551 Moms Don’t Miss This Conejo Valley Chapter of Mothers and More hosts Open House from 7:30-9 p.m. at […]

Warriors overpower T.O. in football, 49-7

Special to The Acorn

Warriors overpower T.O. in football, 49-7 By Ryan Smith Special to The Acorn Every football team should have a Rudy. For Notre Dame University, the diminutive Rudy Reuttiger led the practice squad against the starting Irish before finally playing 27 seconds in his final game. His heart, determination and commitment inspired his teammates and added to the mystique of Notre […]

Vouchers aren’t the answer

One thing I have discovered over my many years of teaching, reading, and participating in the political and legislative process is that simple answers to complex problems are invariably wrong. So it was not a huge shock to read a letter to the editor of The Acorn last week, touting the simple answer of "vouchers" to the complex question of […]

Seeks witnesses to accident

Seeks witnesses to accident On Sat., Sept. 20 there was truck vs. bicycle accident on Thousand Oaks Boulevard, roughly 350 feet west of Kanan Road, at the entrance to the Vons parking lot. The bicyclist in the accident suffered very serious injuries. Our office is trying to locate two joggers who are believed to have witnessed the accident. Both our […]

Newcomer running for Agoura Hills City Council has big plans

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer John Edelston is a man with a plan, many plans that is. After entering the race for one of the two open Agoura Hills City Council seats about two months ago, he worked out details on various issues. Edelston’s campaign slogan, "Certain Leadership for Uncertain Times," speaks volumes about his style of leadership. Even […]

‘Pawzessions’ offers yummy treats

Pet of the Week


’LET’S BE FRIENDS’—This is Mollie, a 9-year-old pit bull/mix who’s ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills. She’s friendly, good on a leash and loves to play. Just ask about identification No. A1193664. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so it’s a good idea to call (818) 991-0071 first or check […]

School district official discusses Oak Creek project

As a practice, the school district does not routinely respond to letters that appear in the Letters to the Editor section. However, there has been extensive discussion and confusion regarding the impact on the school district from the Oak Creek project. For the record, the stated impact to the school district by this project based upon district developed formulas is […]

An election reflection, guidelines set for letters

regarding the Nov. 4 election

An election reflection, guidelines set for letters An election reflection, guidelines set for letters regarding the Nov. 4 election California voters sent a wakeup call—loud and clear—on Tuesday. Voters expressed their disdain for Gov. Gray Davis. But an equal majority would have replied "Yes" if the question had been "Should the entire state Senate and Assembly be recalled?" The people […]