2012-08-09 E-Edition

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Malibou Lake man dead from gunshot

Suicide follows apparent domesticfight

A 69-year-old man was found dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his Malibou Lake home on Aug. 5, the end to an apparent domestic dispute that involved the intervention of a SWAT team. At about 10:30 a.m. last Sunday deputies from the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station went to the 29000 block of Paiute Drive after […]

Backyard brawl

Old Agoura opposed to new townhomes at freeway location

A new residential development proposed for a small parcel at the entrance of Old Agoura has stirred the concerns of residents who believe the rural character of their community is once again being threatened. But city officials believe the multi-unit housing project would be a good fit for the area if the developer agrees to make at least some changes […]

Klein death investigated

Officials haven’t yet released the cause of death for Gary Klein, a planning commissioner for the City of Calabasas, who died unexpectedly on July 31. The 65-year-old Klein had been involved in a car accident on the 101 Freeway near Parkway Calabasas three days prior to his death. At about 7:30 a.m. July 28, a 71-year-old woman heading east on […]

Was there fowl play in Oak Park?


If you think you have a knack for writing, we invite you to put your creative juices to work and take part in our upcoming “Fiction in a Nutshell” contest. Here’s how the Acorn’s popular annual competition works: In 100 words or less, write a fiction story and email it to newstip@theacorn.com You may also send it by mail to […]

‘Once upon a time . . .’ Not

The dog days of August shouldn’t zap your creativity. If anything, the extra time on your hands should lead to new pathways of thoughts and ideas. If you believe you have a knack for writing, we invite you to put on your thinking cap and take part in this month’s “Fiction in a Nutshell” contest. Here’s how The Acorn’s popular […]

Free speech covers all angles

In America, we have freedom of speech. Chick-fil-A never said they will not serve to gays and lesbians—now that would be anti-gay. What the chief executive stated is his belief, and he had that right. Rich Gupta Agoura Hills

It’s about the First Amendment

I am responding to this week’s comments by Mark Rashba from Oak Park advocating boycotting Chick-fil-A. It appears that he (Mr. Rashba) has no understanding of our Constitution and the right of free speech. The CEO expressed his opinion, not company policy. The franchise does not teach intolerance, but provides jobs for people of all races, religions and sexual orientation. […]

Fan of Chick-fil-A

I never knew that Chick-fil- A existed until they donated 36 sandwiches to my grandson’s work party for his Eagle Scout project. They were delicious, but I did not know where the store was located. The company’s owner, a follower of the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Bible, made a statement that marriage was reserved for the union […]