Chamber wants teacher nominations

The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will present its annual "Educator of the Year" awards honoring teachers in Las Virgenes and Oak Park school districts at 4:30 p.m. Wed., June 2 at The Canyon, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Nominations are being sought. Applications may be picked up at schools or the chamber office, 30101 Agoura Court, Ste. 115, […]

What causes temblors?

What causes temblors? An earthquake is caused by a sudden slip in a subterranean fault, which is an existing weakness in the Earth’s crust caused by two plates moving against each other over a long period of time. According to statistics, California has the most damaging earthquakes on average in the U.S. In any given year, some 37,300 quakes are […]

Eagles take aim at a league championship in volleyball

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn After a fourth-place finish last year in the Frontier League, the Oak Park boys’ volleyball team is shooting for something higher: first place. The Eagles (9-1 overall, 3-1 league) have quickly come together and head coach Meredith Mangum is delighted and attributes the team’s success to many factors, beginning with returnees who were […]

Little Learners Camp is next week

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will present "Little Learners Springtime Fun Camp" for ages 3-5 from 9 a.m. to noon, Mon., April 12 through Fri., April 16, at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. A variety of age-appropriate crafts, games and play time will be incorporated into the daily themes, which […]

Guest opinion

Task force will fight domestic violence

By Bill Lockyer California Attorney General Domestic violence continues to be an epidemic in California. In 2002, California local law enforcement agencies received 196,569 domestic violence-related calls for assistance. During the same year, there were 153 murders committed as a result of intimate partner violence, and 50,479 adults and juveniles were arrested for spousal abuse. Over the past 15 years, […]

Auto detailing shop seeks approvals

The Agoura Hills Planning Commission is scheduled to host a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., April 15 to consider granting a conditional use permit to allow development of a 10,333-square-foot, two-story auto detailing shop on the northeast corner of Reyes Adobe Road and Canwood Street. The applicant, Agoura Detail Center/David Delrahim, will also ask to remove four oak trees […]

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Men’s Center to host benefit

The West Coast Men’s Center (WCMC) in Agoura Hills will host a golf tournament for men and boys on Sat., April 24, at Elkins Ranch golf course in Fillmore. Proceeds will benefit the Agoura Valley Woman’s Club (AVWC), a nonprofit, non-denominational, philanthropic organization whose main goals are to support education and social welfare, and provide service to the community. The […]

Getting ready for Passover

The topic will be transportation

The Ventura County League of Women Voters will host a luncheon at 11 a.m. Fri., April 9 at 4681 Via Don Luis, Newbury Park. A representative of the Ventura County Transportation Commission will discuss local transportation needs, the lack of state and national funding to meet those needs and a proposal for a local sales tax to bridge the gap. […]

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