Resident has puzzling hobby

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com For Westlake Village resident Donna Jessee, the jig is up—literally. Jessee loves to work on jigsaw puzzles and just recently completed her largest undertaking ever: a Wild West scene with 4,000 pieces. The "Go West" puzzle is 53 inches by 38 inches and took her seven months to finish. And she nearly didn’t. "It’s a very […]

Education for entry-level home buyers

Course gives tips on getting the best deal

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura, a housing provider for low- to moderate-income families in Ventura County, along with Irwin Mortgage Corp. and Coldwell Banker, will jointly sponsor the "School of Home Buying Course" from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., March 5 at the Area Housing Authority offices, 1400 W. Hillcrest Drive, Newbury Park. The course is […]

Pet of the Week

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JANN HENDRY/ Acorn Newspapers WAITING FOR YOU—Mickey, a 10-year-old male Labrador re-triever is good with kids and handy on a leash. Mickey can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Mickey home, ask for identifi-cation No. A3324348. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcontrol.co. la.ca.us.


Reader says Wolfson will greatly improve quality of life

Reader says Wolfson will greatly improve quality of life As Calabasas residents for the past 15 years, and as a teacher in Calabasas elementary schools for the past 17 years, we appreciate the quality of life the city has to offer our family. It’s important to us that the city maintains the lifestyle that brought us to Calabasas. Jon Wolfson […]

History repeats itself

New LVUSD school on tap for completion in 2007

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Despite bidding delays for the new elementary school on Reyes Adobe Road in Agoura Hills, progress has been made on two fronts: site preparation and funding. Three contractors—Bernard Bros., C.W. Driver, and S.C. Anderson, Inc.—asked Las Virgenes Unified School District board members last week for two additional weeks to prepare bids. The bids are expected to […]

Agoura Hills

A thief broke into a car and stole audio equipment and $1,040 an unlocked vehicle parked in a residential driveway at an undisclosed location. The incident occurred overnight on Feb. 20. While the owner of a truck was delivering lunch at a business in the 28600 block of Roadside Drive, someone shattered the window of the vehicle and stole a […]

AHS Boosters present ‘My

Favorite Year

AHS Boosters present ‘My Agoura High School’s Music Boosters and Theater Arts Boosters will present the Tony award-nominated, Broadway musical-comedy "My Favorite Year" at 7 p.m. nightly from Wed., March 9 through Sat., March 12 in G Building on the campus at 28545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Based on the movie starring Peter O’Toole, "My Favorite Year" tells the story […]

Maurer is well-qualified, energetic

Maurer is well-qualified, energetic Our city council is in dire need of new members with fresh ideas and creative solutions. Mary Sue Maurer is one of the most well-qualified and energetic candidates to come around in years. Let’s not miss this opportunity to finally be able to vote for someone who is committed, smart, and above all, offers a mature, […]