Thieves steal computers from Agoura classrooms

New computers valued at $7,000 were stolen from Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills on Jan. 26. According to Principal Carol Martino, two Apple desktop computers, two laptop computers and a flat-screen monitor were taken from a classroom. “It could have been much worse,” Martino said. “We’re very pleased it wasn’t more.” A report was filed with Lost Hills Sheriff’s […]

Healthy people take ZEN approach to food

“Eating clean” is a diet philosophy that promotes lean protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats along with smaller meals that are consumed more frequently throughout the day. The advantages of “ eating clean” include managing weight issues, stabilizing blood sugar, improving insulin levels, increasing energy and other benefits. But maintaining good eating habits can be a challenge due to hectic […]


Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 4: ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 5: ACT boot camp/A- 1/9 a.m. Dance marathon for Camp Kindle/G building/5 p.m. Sun., Feb. 6: ACT boot camp/A- 1/9 a.m. Mon., Feb. 7: AP sales through Feb. 17 Spring musical auditions/J-3/3 p.m. Music boosters/J-3/7 p.m. Grad Nite committee/faculty lounge/7:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 8: Senior panoramic picture/gym/8:40 a.m. Blue Crew […]


THURS., FEB. 3 Evening With Faye Kellerman At Platt Library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. Best-selling writer of Decker/Lazarus thrillers and short stories discusses her work. Books available for sale and signing. Free. Phone: 818.340.9386 Contact: Friends of Platt Library Web: www.plattlibrary.org/events Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: 2/3/2011 Business & Professional Women’s Club Meets at Soiland Recreation Center, Gilbert Sports and […]

Free speech versus hate speech

Humans don’t like to admit they have prejudices, but they all do. Prejudices often come to The Acorn in the form of letters to the editor—weekly judgmental rants directed at different groups and individuals in the community. The hottest topic for letters over the past 12 months has been whether or not to allow the expansion of the Jewish Chabad […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Calabasas A thief stole a $150 video camera, $150 photo camera, two pairs of sunglasses worth $325 and bank cards from an unlocked car parked in the 4300 block of Oak Glen Street Jan. 20. Someone snatched a $2,000 laptop computer, $25 backpack and checkbook from a car parked in the 4300 block of North Willow Glen Street Jan. 19. […]

Townsgate Pet Hospital serves the Conejo Valley

Townsgate Pet Hospital at the Gelson’s shopping center in Westlake Village is now serving pet owners across the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys. Dr. Ahmed Mutalib is a Westlake resident who received his master’s and doctorate degrees in veterinary medicine from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. His more than 29 years of experience in the field includes 10 years of […]

Donations sought for Grad Night garage sale

Residents can drop-off gently used household items for a Grad Nite garage sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon Sat., Feb. 5 at Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave. Items are tax deductible. The garage sale will take place Sat., April 2 at the school. Grad Nite is a parent-sponsored, nonprofit event that offers graduates an opportunity to safely celebrate […]

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