City Manager Dave Adams resigns, will move to

San Juan Capistrano

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills City Manager Dave Adams has resigned. Adams, who’s held the job for 8½ years, accepted another city management post in San Juan Capistrano, according to Agoura Hills Mayor Jeff Reinhardt, who spoke at last week’s city council meeting. Greg Ramirez, assistant city manager, will serve as interim city manager, Reinhardt said. Adams […]

It’s time to prepare for rainy season

The Ventura County Fire Protection District encourages residents to prepare for this year’s rainy season. •Remove debris from rain gutters on roof. •Be sure that all drains in yards, driveways and pool decks are cleaned and clear of debris that could clog and back up into homes. •If flooding has been a problem in the past at your home or […]

Free lecture set on planting around oaks

Certified arborist and native plant horticulturist Tom Hayduk will discuss "Planting Under and Around Native Oaks" and lead a tour of the oak woodland garden from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tues., Dec. 2 on the Soka University campus, 26800 W. Mulholland Highway, Calabasas. Hayduk will discuss plant species compatible to grow under and around oak trees, as well as the […]

Legend David Crosby to appear with ‘CPR’

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer If folk rock pioneer David Crosby’s performance on Nov. 30 at The Canyon sounds as good as his latest recordings, audience members could be left breathless. This two-time Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Famer is coming to Agoura Hills equipped with CPR just in case. CPR, the name of the rock-jazz trio Crosby formed […]

Private mailboxes are small business dream

Have you ever walked into one of those postal and business services centers and noticed the bank of mailboxes? You might have wondered who would pay to have mailbox services when home mailbox service is free. What you might not realize is that many of those mailboxes are actually "storefronts" for some very intriguing small businesses. A 2002 independent study […]


Agoura The loss was $675 after a lawn mower, a weed whacker and a leaf blower were stolen from a business in the 2400 block of Troutdale Drive on Nov. 5 or 6. Agoura Hills Someone poured fabric softener on $180 worth of groceries in two carts at a supermarket in the 5600 block of Kanan Road between 12:30 and […]

Grateful family says ‘Thank you’

Grateful family says ‘Thank you’ Thank you, friends, for all the love, support and prayers you are sending our way. We can truly feel all that love! We are overwhelmed but sincerely touched and uplifted by your loving thoughts and heartfelt prayers. Thanks to all. The Ring family Agoura Hills Eighteen-year-old Eric Ring was killed in a vehicle accident on […]

Hidden Hills homeowners’ association loses lawsuit

First of two parts

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer First of two parts Four Hidden Hills residents recently prevailed in a court battle against the Hidden Hills Community Association (HHCA). The plaintiffs, Tracy Golden, Mary Ditto, Marybeth Levine and Brent Gokbudak, filed a preliminary injunction against the homeowners’ group to nullify a change in the bylaws that would allow a HHCA board member […]

Tips offered for children to avoid potential kidnappings

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Concern for the safety of school children in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes reached new levels following last week’s kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl in Thousand Oaks. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) offers the following tips to avoid child abduction: 1. Teach children in whose vehicle they can ride. Youngsters should be […]

4-H Club presents exhibit