Lobbyist works in Washington on behalf of Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com Tom Downs is an employee of the city of Agoura Hills, but he lives and works in Washington D.C. The city employs Downs as a full-time political lobbyist and his latest goal is to secure federal funds to help build the $24 million Kanan Road interchange improvement. Jim Thorsen, assistant city manager of Agoura Hills, said Downs […]

Youth learns defense

10-U Thunder sets new standard in WAGS

By Kyle Jorreyjorrey@theacorn.com In its nearly 20 years of existence, the Westlake-Agoura Girls’ Softball Association (WAGS) has consistently fielded some of the area’s most talented teams, a fact that’s well documented in the plethora of All-Star tournament trophies inscribed with the WAGS name, and the number of collegiate rosters that have featured their players. But for all their banners and […]

Chamber and city continue their war of words

Can’t we all just get along? I am sick and tired of the animosity that exists between some of the board members of the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Agoura Hills City Council. The lack of cooperation between these two important organizations is not doing anything to help the citizens of Agoura Hills. I have no respect […]

Judi Ross

Judi Ross, Tristan Ahumada and Kitty Hutchinson of Century 21 Adobe Realty in Newbury Park have recently been applauded by Chuck Leko and Michael Schaller, owners of Century 21 Adobe Realty, for top achievement in the month of May. Recognized for top listings was Ross, for top sales was Ahumada and for top gross closed commission was Hutchinson. “Our associates […]

Drill helps hospital prepare for the worst

By Sylvie Belmondbelmond@theacorn.com Sick people are rushing into the Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center emergency room while paramedics, nurses and physicians scramble to treat them. In Tuesday’s drill, it appears that a toxic substance–-the result of an accident or bioterrorism—has contaminated a local park. Coughing, vomiting, drooling, and suffering from intolerable abdominal pain, patients began to pour into Los […]


NOTICE INVITING SEALED BIDS STORMSCREEN / STORMCHAMBERS INSTALLATION AT P.D. 1851 SPECIFICATION NO. 04-05-06 IN THE CITY OF CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA 1PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Calabasas as AGENCY, invites sealed bids for the above stated project and will receive such bids in the office of the City Clerk, 26135 Mureau Road, Calabasas, California, 91302-3172 up to […]

Agoura Hills

Vandals punctured four tires on a vehicle belonging to the assistant manager at MacDonald’s restaurant in the 29100 block of Canwood Street. The incident occurred between July 3 and 4. Damages were estimated at $250. Someone ransacked the interior of a house and stole a computer in the 3200 block of Triunfo Canyon Road. The incident occurred between July 2 […]

New homes trouble school

The letter from Donald Grier regarding the proposed development on a hill on Las Virgenes Road made some very important points. We need to speak up to make sure the issues are addressed now instead of after the project is approved. I have a big issue with the idea of widening the road for a short distance in front of […]

Kymm Thornton

Kymm Thornton was recently commended by Frances Lewis, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Promenade office for having posted more than $4.3 million in sales transactions during a recent 60-day period. Thornton’s knowledge, energy and creative marketing techniques provide her clients with smooth, informed transactions and pride of ownership. Buying or selling, Thornton listens and represents her clients, […]