Survey will gauge public opinion about city’s needs

By Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com Residents of Agoura Hills have the opportunity to help officials shape the community’s future by participating in the city’s General Plan Update Survey. The plan is a document that will guide the physical development of Agoura Hills over the next 10 years. The plan outlines a pattern of land uses, including residential, commercial and industrial, and establishes […]

Tips offered to keep pets safe in air

Reports show that about 5,000 pets flown on commercial planes have been injured, lost or killed during transport

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) wants pet owners to think twice about flying their pets on commercial airlines, especially if they plan on checking them in as cargo. The Air Transport Association has reported in the past that about 5,000 or 1 percent of the companion animals that are flown on commercial planes have […]

OPUSD named an ‘outperformer’ by S&P

By Daniel Wolowiczdanielw@theacorn.com Following a two-year study recently released by Standard and Poor’s, Oak Park Unified School District has been named one of 29 “outperforming” school districts in California. Between 2002 and 2003, the report looked at 351 school districts throughout California and rated schools based on student performance on state testing in reading and math. The Standard and Poor’s […]

Summer fun at the Westlake Civic Center

Magnificent Panoramic Views of City Lights and Mountains

Magnificent panoramic views of city lights and sur ounding mountains can be seen from this newer pool home with custom features hroughout. Highlights include hickory pine hardwood looring, gourmet kitchen with custom cabinets and granite counter tops, plus a huge viewing/entertaining balcony. The private master suite comes with a fireplace and private balcony on top floor with second master on […]

Chamber focuses on schools, public safety

Financial facts every couple should know

By Dimitry Tikhonov, CSAand Astra Ramyead When couples decide they want to get married, often one topic of discussion is finances. How will the wedding and honeymoon be paid for? Who will pay for what? After the honeymoon is over, many couples realize that they failed to discuss many other important financial details. It’s hard to think about what you […]

Westlake cornerback wants to see the Warriors back on top

Speedy senior in charge of shutting down league

By Kyle Jorreyjorrey@theacorn.com High school football players will readily admit that it takes more than a spot in the starting lineup to get noticed these days. In most cases, it takes that one big play—a perfect touchdown pass, an incredible diving catch, an 80-yard run where you make six guys miss—to wake fans up to your presence and tell them […]

Tips on when to help wildlife, when to leave alone

Ever wonder what to do when you see wildlife looking like it’s in trouble? Do you leave it alone and let nature take its course or pitch in to help? The National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Ranger Rick magazine provides some answers. You see a baby bird hopping along the ground. When it tries to fly, it can only flutter. What […]

Cindee Zabner

Cindee Zabner and The Zabner Team of Re/Max on the Boulevard Estates in Agoura/Oak Park were recently congratulated for their outstanding performance in real estate sales for the month of June. “Cindee and her team, Shari Wolff, April Juels and Carol Kennedy are an amazing group,” said Jay Belson, president of Re/ Max on the Boulevard. “As members of our […]