Remember falling in love?

Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to win your heart. Do you recall the moment your spouse or loved one walked into your life? Was it love at first sight? Did fireworks go off and Cupid’s arrow find its mark? With Valentine’s day just around the corner, The Acorn invites you to tell us how you […]

Relay for Life seeking team captains for event

Organizational wheels are in motion for the 2009 Agoura Relay for Life cancer walk-athon. The April 25-26 event is held at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Team captains are urgently needed, organizers say. Their goal is to sign up 80 teams by Feb. 5 and 120 teams by the time April arrives. Another team captain meeting will be March […]

Agoura in hoops heaven

Charger girls have won 18 of 19 games, while boys' team is off to a 15-4 start

Mired in mediocrity no more. It’s not as if the Agoura High boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball programs have been terrible in recent seasons—the boys’ team made the playoffs three of the past four years before being bounced in the first round on each occasion. But they haven’t exactly been playing attention-grabbing hoops, either. During a fouryear span beginning with […]

Young basketball players showcase their talent

Four members of the Las Virgenes Terminators club basketball team participated in the Full Court Press/California Preps Youth Skills Showcase in Long Beach on Jan. 11. Kyle Kavanagh, Charlie Hogan, Charles Honig and Alexander Forney represented the Terminators. The event brought together the best youth basketball players from Southern California. Forney received an honorable mention in the All-Star team. The […]

Resident opposed to septic ordinance

Now that we are in the midst of the worst economic times since the Great Depression, the city of Calabasas is poised to impose more financial hardship on some of its residents. That economic hardship will soon arrive at our doorsteps in the form of a city ordinance that requires inspection of septic systems. Inspecting a septic system sounds benign, […]

Two challengers eye Calabasas council election

The three Calabasas City Council incumbents and their two challengers will be pitted against each other at a candidate’s forum hosted by the city next month. Mary Sue Maurer, James Bozajian and Jonathon Wolfson are up for reelection in the March 3 election, and challengers Dale Reicheneder and Bob Sibilia are looking to unseat two of them. Maurer, 49, is […]

Dachshund has knack for helping

“Dogtor” Louie is a healer. The tiny, chocolate-colored dachshund is owned by Dr. Judy Welch, a Thousand Oaks-based psychologist who learned that Louie had a knack for helping people in therapy. Louie’s talent for tending to the emotional needs of patients was accidentally discovered when Welch adopted him as a 10month-old pup from a shelter and brought him to her […]


Agoura High offensive lineman Kevin Graf was left off last week’s AllCIF Northern Division football team list. Graf, a senior, has already committed to USC. He’s also been named a Parade AllAmerican.

They’re on top of their game

COOL AS CUCUMBERS— Da ‘Cumber Slice team brings home the gold in the seventh- through nineth-grade division of the Westlake National Junior Basketball league’s second annual threeon-three tournament last month. Team members are, front, from left, John Paul, Jason Hassanieh and Bart Drees. Back row, from left, coaches Eric Peltz, Jerry Paul and Kal Hassanieh offer their support. Twentyfour teams […]

Recognition for turkey donors

To everyone below, thank you for giving hope to the less fortunate by your generosity to Santa Comes to Agoura for purchasing and donating turkeys during the recent holiday season: Cheryle and Allan Abrams, A. Albera, Mama and Papa Annino, Judy Arteaga, Bill and May Ann Bahg, Katie Menees and Charles Bankston, Sharlene Wolf-Basch, Janice Batchelder, Rose Bell, the law […]

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