Treacherous turn into animal shelter

We are extremely fortunate to have a fine animal shelter in Agoura Hills with a caring and competent staff. I frequently visit with the beautiful cats and dogs housed there, and my experience with the animals is always special. However, I approach each visit with trepidation. My concern is with the safety of entering and exiting the driveway of the […]

Donna Benevento

Frances Lewis, branch manager, congratulated Donna Benevento for posting in excess of $2.1 million in sales during a recent 30day period. Benevento has been providing her clients with outstanding personal and professional real estate service since 1998. She is dedicated to helping buyers and sellers fulfill their real estate needs. Benevento is a hardworking professional who will always go the […]

Cleaning the creeks in Calabasas

The city of Calabasas will host the annual Creek Cleanup from 9 to 11 a.m. Sat., April 14 at De Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road. Participants will remove waste from local creeks. Volunteers will receive a free Creek Cleanup Day T-shirt. Gloves and plastic bags will be provided, and light refreshments will be served. Students may earn community service […]

City of Calabasas celebrates nature during Arbor Day

The city of Calabasas, Mountains Restoration Trust and Tree City USA hosted an Arbor Day celebration March 10 at Wild Walnut Park. The event brought together about 70 people to celebrate nature and remind the public to treat the environment lightly. Student volunteers representing Earth Club and Project Cool Down from Calabasas High School and Key Club from Granada Hills […]

Local boy wins sweepstakes

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Agoura Burglars stole a $175 DVD player and several DVDs from a vehicle parked on East Vale Court March 11. A $300 car window was shattered. Someone broke into three cars parked on Old Carriage Court on March 9, stealing two laptop computers and a cellphone. The total loss amounted to $5,100. Vandals caused $500 in damage when they spray […]

Calabasas ‘stepchild’ speaks out

In spite of The Acorn’s apparent distortion of Calabasas election results, in which the reporter attempted to indicate a 70 percent approval rating for the incumbents by summing their results (which is actually just adding the same person more than once), the actual numbers speak of a city divided. Incumbents are usually strongly favored to win an election, yet in […]

Tahoe Inspired Home

This Tahoeinspired trilevel has views of mountains. Large rooms open to oakshaded balconies. There are high wood beam ceilings throughout and slate flooring. Nearly 1 acre of usable land has Heritage oaks, orchard and horse pasture. There is room for pool, sports courts. Nearby are riding and hiking trails, Las Virgenes schools. For more information on this property listed at […]

Get the facts before buying a car

A significant longterm investment, such as purchasing an automobile, is no time for succumbing to whims. When car shopping, take time to research the options. It won’t lengthen or complicate the car-buying process; in fact, doing the homework can help save time and find a car that better satisfies personal needs. Many of today’s vehicle options may not have been […]

The truth about what’s in our food

The foods we put into our bodies can have lifelong implications, according to a pediatrician and college professor who will speak at 7 p.m. Wed., April 4 in room G-9 at Oak Park High School. Dr. Robert H. Lustig, professor of clinical pediatrics at UCSF Children’s Hospital, will discuss “The Trouble with Fructose,” a common ingredient in many foods and […]