Area volleyball teams feeling the love in polls

Westlake and Thousand Oaks high schools are ranked eighth and ninth, respectively, in this week’s CIF-Southern Section Division I boys’ volleyball poll. The Warriors have flexed their muscles in the early going, starting 9-2 and sweeping their first three Marmonte League matches against Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Agoura. Westlake has also earned impressive victories against Santa Monica, Newport Harbor, Servite […]

Washburn, founding father, and Groveman sign off

Council members retire in Calabasas

Friends, family and community organization representatives packed the Calabasas City Council chambers last week to praise the achievements of Mayor Barry Groveman and Mayor Pro Tem Dennis Washburn, who are retiring from city government. Newly elected Fred Gaines and Lucy Martin took the oath of office yesterday and will replace the two on the council. Councilmember Jonathon Wolfson said Groveman […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone shattered the window of a car parked near Islands restaurant in the 29200 block of Agoura Road March 12. The loss was $300. A burglar stole a $300 gaming console and $400 worth of video games from a home in the 5700 block of Tennyson Drive March 11. Someone stole a purse and wallet containing credit cards […]

Sumac celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Keeping the heart in tune

Medea Creek rummage sale benefits Wellness Community

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Local cities evaluate census data

Changes in population vary

According to 2010 U. S. Census Bureau tallies, Calabasas grew by 1,700 residents and Thousand Oaks by more than 9,000 residents in the last decade, while Agoura Hills and Westlake Village experienced a slight decline in population. The census, which began in the United States in 1790, has helped city, state and federal governments plan a wide range of services, […]

Lost 50-pound tortoise returns to rightful owner

Shelter adoption gets overturned

The large African tortoise that wandered from its home and landed on the front page of The Acorn last week spent several days in transit before being reunited with its owners in Agoura Hills. The 50-pound creature escaped from its home on Cape Horn Drive March 10. It was found in a neighboring yard by Joseph and Jennifer Devita, who […]

Science Festival coming to Paramount Ranch

The National Park Service will host the second annual Santa Monica Mountains Science Festival April 15 to 16 at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. The event is free and open to the public. Hours are 7 to 10 p.m. Fri., April 15 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 16. On Friday after sundown, park rangers and regional scientists […]

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