Agoura Hills loves its volunteers

Sponsorships available for annual poker tournament

A limited number of sponsorships are available for the second annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament and Casino Night, a fundraiser for the Kiwanis of Thousand Oaks Foundation. The event will be the evening of Sun., April 19 at The Canyon club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Remaining available sponsorships vary from $250 to $500, and each level has a […]

Blood donors sought

United Blood Services will be holding blood drives on Mondays and Wednesdays in Camarillo at 2105 Pickwick, across from the post office, and Tuesdays and Thursdays in Thousand Oaks in the North Star Plaza, 1321 Thousand Oaks Blvd., near Roxy’s Deli. Each volunteer blood donor through March 22 will receive a certificate for a free pie from Marie Callender’s. Appointments […]

Coyotes claim Winter State Championship

Two local authors to participate in Agoura Hills Reads program

By Stephanie Bertholdo  bertholdo@theacorn.com Jim Bendat This year’s One City/One Book—Agoura Hills Reads program has chosen politics and the United States presidency as a topic. The monthlong event kicked off Feb. 12 with author Jim Bendat discussing his book "Democracy’s Big Day: The Inauguration of Our President, 1789-2009." Tonight, Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times television critic and columnist Howard Rosenberg […]

These teens are something special

On Sat., Jan. 31, the Calabasas Library had two events for children and teens. Both events were organized by three teen groups: the Giving Tree and Project Cool Down from Calabasas High School, and the Teen Library Council from the Calabasas Library. The Fun Fair was a carnivallike event with activities of all kinds of children. Approximately 225 children attended […]

Hilton plans headquarters in Agoura

Charity foundation picks location near Kanan Road

Recession? Really? Slow economy notwithstanding, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, the charitable arm of Hilton Hotels Corp., announced it will build its new headquarters in Agoura Hills. The new officies will be built on 64 acres south of the 101 Freeway near Kanan Road, said project manager Frans Bigelow of Bigelow Development Associates in Malibu. The Santa Monica Mountains were […]

Locals honored with Carl Gibbs award

The Calabasas Environmental Commission has named five recipients of the Carl Gibbs Environmental Excellence Award. The award was named after the late environmental commissioner who served at city hall for 15 years. “Carl Gibbs dedicated his life to the environment and to educating people,” said Stuart Cohen, chair of the environmental commission. Cohen said the award is given to “people […]

‘Biggest Loser’ trainer visits Bay Laurel

Second season set in soccer

Westlake, Viewpoint and Agoura boys all considered section title contenders

One thing sports fans learned this past year is that when talking about the playoffs, anything is possible. The Tampa Bay Rays made the World Series after finishing last in their division; the Arizona Cardinals made the Super Bowl after not appearing in a championship game since 1948; and the Boston Celtics won an NBA championship after missing the playoffs […]