Calabasas, LVUSD agree to abandon New Millennium school site, seek new location for primary school

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The ninth elementary school in Las Virgenes Unified School District won’t be built behind gates in the New Millennium development at the western end of Parkway Calabasas. The Calabasas City Council unanimously entered into an agreement last week with LVUSD and New Millennium Homes that prompts the city and the school district to find another location […]

City offers snowboard trip to Mountain High

The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is offering teen snowboarding and skiing excursions to Mountain High on Mondays Jan. 17 and Feb. 21. Tickets include bus transportation and lift tickets. The cost is $52 for ages 11 to 12 and $70 for ages 13 to 17. The bus departs at 6 a.m. from the Agoura Hills Recreation […]

New laws could provide health coverage for all

A new set of reforms could provide healthcare coverage for all Americans and prevent a fiscal crisis that threatens jobs, benefits, pensions, wages and the overall economy, according to a national healthcare group. The majority of Americans receive their health insurance coverage through their employers. Yet such coverage is rapidly decreasing because the cost of health insurance is rising. In […]

Oak Park tops Dos Pueblos

Christmas display at Reagan Library extended

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum has extended its annual holiday exhibit "Christmas Around the World" through Sun., Jan. 9. due to the popularity of the event. The previous closing date had been Sun., Jan. 2. "Christmas Around the World" includes 30 trees decorated to represent cultures and traditions from various countries, most of which President Reagan visited while […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Donors helped annual food drive

The following people or organizations helped the local Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond food drive by sending money to buy turkeys. More than 200 turkeys went to hungry families and needy groups thanks to the following: 1. Agoura Bonkers Girls 2. Albertson’s in Calabasas 3. Linda Armijo 4. Janet Barlet 5. Joanna Bert 6. Roxie & Tom Binder 7. […]

Epilepsy a noncontagious, treatable disease

People with epilepsy are finding new and effective ways to deal with their condition. The news is significant, considering that the disorder affects 2.5 million Americans (at a cost of $12.5 billion annually), and that 10 percent of the U.S. will experience a seizure during their lifetime. Doctors say the key to helping people with epilepsy manage their medical condition […]

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Water Board should open the process, slow down

We greatly appreciate The Acorn highlighting the proposed standards for Malibu Creek and their impact on our sewer service ratepayers in the Las Virgenes region. All of us love the unique natural surroundings of this area, and we all can get behind the idea of cleaner water and an improved environment. As public representatives of local residents, however, we are […]