Local man travels to Chile for charity

By Daniel Wolowicz danielw@thacorn.com Luis Araya couldn’t even speak English when he came to the United States from Chile in 1977. Last month, the Agoura Hills resident returned to his home country as an articulate, successful businessman intent on giving back to the local people in need. Araya journeyed to Los Andes, Chile as part of an 18-person team selected […]

Seniors offered driving course

A Mature Drivers Course, a defensive driving course designed to brush up the skills of drivers age 55 and over, will meet from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tues., April 26 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. Participants must attend the entire day to receive credit for this course, which may help reduce auto […]

Youth basketball registration slated

Registration is underway for the Calabasas Summer Youth Basketball League from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. The league will play June through August. The cost for the program is $125. For more information, call the Community Services Department at (818) 880-6461.

Pet of the Week


Anna, a white and brindle American bulldog is friendly and listens well. Anna can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. To take Anna home, ask for identification No. A3342606. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us. JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers

Flutist to play native music in Newbury Park

The National Park Service will present Manny Saenz performing inspirational flute music of the Yoeme/Yaqui tribal cultures in two appearances on Sun., April 24 at the Satwiwa Native American Culture Center, on the grounds of Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa in Newbury Park. Saenz will play from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m. Both sessions are free. […]

Fabulous backyards featured in patio tour

Major reads to kids

CHS clarinet student honored

For the third consecutive year, Evan Hou, a senior at Calabasas High School, has made his way to Fresno to perform with the highly selective California Band Director’s Association All-State Honor Band. The Honor Band is a statewide competition that recognizes superb high school music students. Every year, approximately a thousand tapes are sent in for audition, and those selected […]

Agoura Hills

Burglars robbed a home on Middle Crest Drive between April 7 and April 11 and took several books of collectible stamps valued at $26,000. They also stole a $2,000 diamond, a $6,000 pearl necklace, $700 in silverware, $10,000 in collectible coins and $5,000 sapphire-diamond earnings. Also taken from the home while the owner was away on a weekend trip was […]

Water district debate reaches boiling point

Water district debate reaches boiling point The information given by Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks to The Acorn and published in your April 7 edition is erroneous and misleading. The rate increase by Triunfo Sanitation District is a result of an increase in the price of wholesale water by our purveyor, Calleguas Municipal Water District. As a result of the […]