Recall of vehicle registration fees to cost $870,000 in Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cancellation of the vehicle licensing fees (VLF) that would have restored $4 billion to city coffers throughout California will instead result in an $870,000 loss of revenue to the city of Agoura Hills, said Agoura Hills Mayor Dan Kuperberg at last week’s city council meeting. Kuperberg said he’s very concerned about […]

Christmas tree recycling coming to curbsides

Christmas tree recycling coming to curbsides Residents in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County can get their Christmas trees carried away again this year. This free service allows residents to recycle their trees into compost, mulch, or ground cover by simply placing their trees at curbside for recycling between Dec. 26 and Jan. 17. To take advantage of regular trash […]

Taking aim at sudden infant death syndrome

Taking aim at sudden infant death syndrome For some of the more than 4 million American families delivering a baby this year, the information they receive may mean the difference between life and death for their baby. For the past 10 years, the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Alliance has been a key partner in the national Back To Sleep […]

Westlake should be tops in Southland

At least one sports writer doesn’t believe Westlake is the No. 1 team in Southern California. Daily News columnist Vincent Bonsignore wrote on Monday, "Nobody in their right mind would say Westlake could have beaten Hart on Saturday." Bonsignore claims the Hart thrashing of Mission Viejo in its CIF championship game, Mission Viejo’s only loss of the season (they finished […]

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No. 1 missing child recovery program to be honored in Washington, D.C. America’s largest and most successful missing child recovery program is getting the stamp of approval for its efforts to reunite missing children and their families. ADVO, Inc.’s America’s Looking For Its Missing Children® program is being honored in Washington, D.C. as part of a new Smithsonian Institution National […]

Some people don’t deserve pets

Some people don’t deserve pets Isn’t it sad dogs can’t choose their masters? I am certain the poor abused cocker spaniel Keith Cornell (Letters, Nov. 20) saw getting slapped and kicked would love a new one. Dogs are eager to please and to learn, and classes are offered locally in a variety of venues. It is not only for the […]

Hospice care makes a difference

Co-owners hope people are treated well in their final daysSpecial to The Acorn

Co-owners hope people are treated well in their final days Special to The Acorn Realizing how much her mother had suffered from lack of compassionate care as she succumbed to breast cancer in the 1980s, Shelley Chilton vowed to make a difference. She promised God she’d change the way people were treated during their last days on earth. Chilton’s vision […]

Agoura Hills wins community honor

Agoura Hills was recently honored by the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA) for "superior risk management." According to Beth Lyons, assistant executive director of California JPIA, Agoura Hills was the first-place winner in the general liability program for the past year. Mayor Dan Kuperberg accepted a commendation plaque from Lyons on behalf of the city at last week’s council […]


THURS., DEC. 18 Peace More Than Ever "Peace on Earth" through a new American foreign policy will be topic of Erin Sikorsky’s talk as the Southern California political director of California Peace Action will discuss a campaign for fundamental changes in the country’s relationship with the rest of the world at 7 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss […]

Soccer champs

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