House of Hope Center offers support for grieving families

Grief is inevitable when a family member dies, but for children the overwhelming sadness, helplessness and fear they experience when a parent or sibling dies can shade their lives for years to come, according to experts. The Universal Love Foundation opened the House of Hope Center for Grief and Loss in Agoura Hills and offers a unique program for young […]

Fire association offers tips for a safe Halloween

Following these pointers can keep families free from harm

As ghosts, goblins and witches prepare to hit the streets in search of fun and treats, the National Fire Protection Association is urging caution in order for children and adults to be safe this Halloween. According to a recent report from NFPA, Halloween is the fifth highest day of the year for candle fires. To make Halloween safe, NFPA recommends […]

High School Highlights

All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 26: Fall play rehearsal/G building/3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27: ACT Mon., Oct. 29: CPR-first aid/A-1/4 p.m. Fall play rehearsal (through Thursday)/G building/3 to […]

October is Adopt-a-Dog month

The American Humane Association and Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, in observance of October as Adopt-a-Dog Month, invite the public to visit Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills and meet dogs and puppies in need of a home. “The county of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control has a lot […]

Resident backs Kuperberg

The residents of Agoura Hills are looking forward to their city’s future with the expectation of quality growth and a green environment. These are two of the many goals that Mayor Dan Kuperberg will be focusing upon for our wonderful city. It is the primary reason that I’m endorsing Dan Kuperberg for re-election to the Agoura Hills City Council. He […]

Howard Schuster and Helen Borland

This dynamic team, Howard Schuster and Helen Borland, provides exceptional service to homebuyers and sellers. With experience that spans all phases of residential real estate, Schuster and Borland expertly assist clients through each step of their transaction. Schuster has lived in the Conejo Valley since 1974. His family-owned business, Schuster Construction, develops fine custom homes in Westlake Village and nearby […]

Project Holiday Stocking gets underway

Project Holiday Stocking, in which residents fill stockings with items for overseas military personnel, will launch on Thurs., Nov. 1 and continue through Dec. 10. Participants buy a stocking, no longer than 20 inches, and fill it with some of the items listed below. Return the filled stocking, along with a check for $8.95 payable to Denise Snavely, to cover […]

Read to a dog at Calabasas Library

Children in kindergarten through grade three can participate in a reading program from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 3 at the Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Each child will have 15 minutes to read to a therapy dog. Reservations will be taken beginning at 11 a.m. For more information, call Jill Nevins, children’s library assistant, at (818) […]

Play, exhibit on Anne Frank

Oaks Christian School will present the Story of Anne Frank exhibition in conjunction with the high school theater arts performance of “The Diary of Anne Frank” at 31749 La Tienda Drive, Westlake Village. The exhibit will be in the Disciple’s Chapel Tues. to Fri., Nov. 6 to 9 and Sun. to Sat., Nov. 11 to 17. Hours vary. The play […]

Pet of the Week

COLORFUL- Abba, 4, a female shorthair calico, is a stray. Abba can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Abba home, ask for ID No. A3186760. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:/ /animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.

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