Agoura runners take their mark

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The cool, moist weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 3,000 runners who took part in the Dole Great Race of Agoura last Saturday morning, an event that raised thousands of dollars for local schools in Agoura Hills and Oak Park. Danny Greenberg, president of the nonprofit Great Race of Agoura, Inc., didn’t have […]

Explore spring skies at CSUN

The magic of a spring sky will be explored during the April offerings of Cal State Northridge’s Bianchi Planetarium. The planetarium offers two shows every Friday night to give the public an opportunity to view different aspects of the evening skies. The first show, each Friday in April from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., is an examination of the night sky […]


Egg Hunt in Oak Park Rancho Simi Recreation & Park District, Agoura Valley Women’s club and Agoura Hills Community Services Department cosponsor Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 10 and younger at Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park at 10:30 a.m. Features prizes and candy. Free. (805) 584-4400

Rainouts get on the nerves of young CHS softball team

By Stephen Dorman Special to The Acorn The recent inclement weather has been especially tough on the Calabasas softball team, a young squad that needs as much practice time together as possible prior to the start of a rugged Marmonte League schedule that gets underway in earnest the first week of April. On Tuesday, the Coyotes’ game against Simi Valley […]

Easter activities abound for kids and families

The following is a local roundup of Easter activities for families. Calabasas The city of Calabasas will host Egg-Stravaganza from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., March 26. More than 2,000 eggs will be hidden in the fields of Grape Arbor Park, at the corner of Canwood Street and Parkville Road, off the Lost Hills exit of the 101 freeway in […]

Will Agoura have same awakening as Calabasas?

Will Agoura have same awakening as Calabasas? Congratulations to the residents of Calabasas for turning out to vote in their March 8 city election. For too many years only a few residents have bothered to vote and have allowed the city to be run by a small minority who haven’t done what’s best for the whole city. This same opportunity […]

The highs and Lowe’s of big box development

Well-known home improvement chain brings debate to Westlake Village

The highs and Lowe’s of big box development By Daniel Wolowicz Danielw@theacorn.com The Westlake City Council addressed the presidents of 10 local homeowner associations March 14 and told them that a preliminary environmental review is underway for the proposed Lowe’s home improvement center in town. Lowe’s filed an application with the city in November 2004 to build a 137,000-square-foot home […]

Youth earns Eagle Scout ranking

Scott Kurtis Gunn, 17, the son of Geoff and Donna Gunn of Agoura Hills, recently followed in the footsteps of his brothers and attained the rank of Eagle Scout in a Court of Honor ceremony on March 6 at the Agoura Bible Fellowship. A senior at Agoura High School, Scott is a member of Troop 127 sponsored by the Las […]

Mercedes-Benz invites local students to apply for scholarships

Mercedes-Benz, a leader in the automotive industry, is supporting the pioneering spirit of local students who will be the first from their family to attend a college or vocational school by inviting them to apply for scholarships through Drive Your Future: The Mercedes-Benz USA Scholarship Program. "Our goal with Drive Your Future is not only to help ease the financial […]

Oak Park volleyball team garnering local attention with fast start


By Kyle Jorrey jorrey@theacorn.com Goal No. 1 for this year’s Oak Park boys’ volleyball team is to win a first-ever Frontier League championship. Nonetheless, players and coaches don’t mind knocking off a few local rivals along the way. That’s just what the Eagles (6-1, 2-0) did Tuesday night as they cruised by Agoura in three games in the first ever […]