Help us to help ‘Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond’

In today’s Acorn, readers will find an entry blank on page 4 and a pre-addressed envelope for a voluntary subscription to The Acorn. The cost is only $15 per year and the offer is limited to addresses already getting The Acorn. Forty percent of the proceeds will support the "Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond" food drive. "We’re hoping to […]

Home security tips offered

Burglars prefer easy targets

Although burglaries occur more than 2 million times each year in the U.S., home defense can be easier than you may think. These 10 tips from safety experts can keep you from being part of the statistics. 1. The key to preventing burglaries is to lock your home’s entryways during the day and night. One in three burglaries are through unlocked […]

Calabasas woman to receive hero’s award

As part of the seventh annual Ultimate Drive for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Calabasas resident Gloria Gebbia, president of the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies, Inc. (ABCs), will be presented with the Local Hero award in recognition of her efforts to raise funds for breast cancer research at the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI). She’ll […]


Agoura A drum valued at $1,200 was stolen from outside a business in the 5000 block of Kanan Road between 5:30 and 6:30 a.m. Oct. 9. A building at a ranch in the 32100 block of Mulholland Highway was broken into and a TV was stolen. The $450 total loss occurred between 5 p.m. Oct. 12 and 9 a.m. Oct. […]

Don’t forget headlight maintenance

Statistics shine a light on an important safety concern: visibility. More traffic accidents occur at night than during the day. The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute recently released a study showing that about 2,300 pedestrians are killed in the U.S. annually because of drivers’ inability to see at night. Maintaining your car’s headlights can be an important step in […]

Klessig, Bruno best for Westlake

Westlake Village is known throughout the entire United States as a wonderful and enviable place to live. The quality of life in Westlake Village is due not only to careful planning by its founders, but also to the community involvement and caring of its residents and city leaders. We moved to Westlake Village 25 years ago because of this quality […]

Pavley’s environmental education bill signed into law by Gov. Gray Davis

Pavley’s environmental education bill signed into law by Gov. Gray Davis Gov. Gray Davis recently signed California state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley’s environmental education bill into law. Also present were representatives from Heal the Bay, who sponsored AB-1548. This bill directs the Office of Education on the Environment within CalEPA to develop environmental education principles for elementary and secondary education and […]

Free program explores digital photography

Professional photographer Rita Zhao will present a free program on digital photography from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. next Tues., Oct. 28 in the community room of the Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Zhao will answer questions including: What should you know before purchasing a digital camera? How does digital photography differ from traditional photography? What software will […]

Pepperdine to host carnival, fashion show benefit

Pepperdine University’s chapter of Delta Delta Delta will host its annual philanthropic event, "Fashion for Life, A Carnival of Fashion," this Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25 on the campus at 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. A carnival for children and a fashion show for adults, featuring the fall season’s latest styles from local and national designers, are planned. All proceeds raised […]

Church’s young children slide along at St. Paschal Baylon’s annual festival

Church’s young children slide along at St. Paschal Baylon’s annual festival