Auto detailing shop wins in the end

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Despite heavy opposition from some local homeowners and special interest groups, a vehicle detail shop will be built on the corner of Reyes Adobe Road and Canwood Street in Agoura Hills. The project was unanimously approved by the Agoura Hills City Council on Monday but is encumbered with more than 120 conditions designed to reduce the […]

Triunfo to donate Christmas trees

The Triunfo YMCA will continue its tradition of donating Christmas trees to financially disadvantaged families in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes. Their tree lot is located at the corner of Kanan and Agoura Roads in Agoura Hills. Last year the Y donated nearly 30 Christmas trees to local families as a result of their "Donate a Christmas Tree through the YMCA" program. […]

Throwing punches for fitness

Online game helps kids make healthy choices

Attitudes, habits in childhood can and do influence adult health

Health experts stress that attitudes and habits formed in childhood can strongly influence a person’s future health. "If children learn about the benefits of good nutrition and exercise and the hazards of smoking, alcohol and drug abuse, their chances increase for longer, healthier and happier lives," said Carolyn Aldig, president and founder of the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation. The […]

The showdown is set

By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com For players, coaches and fans—the wait is finally over. The game that everyone wanted to see happen, is going to happen. This Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. at Thousand Oaks High School super rivals Oaks Christian and Oak Park will meet on the field to decide the Div. XI championship for the second consecutive season. The […]

Library to host holiday film festival

The city of Calabasas Library will present a holiday film festival at 10:30 a.m. and at 3 p.m. Sat., Dec. 18 at the library, 23975 Park Sorrento St., Calabasas. Family films featuring fun and humor will be screened, with a different movie at each show time. Admission and refreshments are free. No one under age 8 will be admitted without […]

Happy Anniversary to The Acorn

I have lived in Oak Park for nearly 37 years and have depended on The Acorn for most of those years for local news, information and advertising. Those of us who live here count on The Acorn to keep us informed. Some of us practically stand out on the driveway each Thursday morning, awaiting delivery. Congratulations on your 30th anniversary. […]

Malibu Valley Inn debuts website to promote itself

Anyone interested in learning more about the proposed Malibu Valley Inn and Spa located on 126 acres of unincorporated Los Angeles County land at the northwest corner of Mulholland Highway and Stokes Canyon Road near the city of Calabasas can now log onto www.malibuvalleyinnandspa.com for information, to see illustrations of resort amenities and to keep updated on the progress of […]

Reyes Adobe open for tours

The city of Agoura Hills has announced that the Reyes Adobe historical site is now open for public tours the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as well as the second Saturday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. The Reyes Adobe rancho joins other sites in Ventura County that help preserve early California […]

Low-income families can qualify for utility bill assistance

The Commission on Human Concerns’ Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) may help eligible families one time per year with their gas or electric bill payment or assist those facing a shut-off notice. The purpose of the funds is to help eligible families meet their home energy costs, particularly those with the lowest incomes who pay a high portion of their […]

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