2012-11-22 E-Edition

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Your turn to speak

Just as physical exercise is good for the body, First Amendment exercise is good for democracy. The Acorn Letters to the Editor section gives you an excellent opportunity to put your freedom of speech to work by voicing opinions, thoughts and concerns on any matter you wish. After sending us your letter—which should include name, address and phone number—please expect […]

Agoura Hills offcials approve plans for new rec center

An outdoor living room, a slide built into a hillside, a dedicated senior center and a teen lounge are just part of what the new Agoura Hills recreation center will offer residents of all ages once the center is completed by 2014. The facility will be built near the existing civic center on Ladyface Court and will be constructed to […]

Pet of the Week

CHS musicians put best foot forward

The Music Department at Calabasas High School will host the first-ever Music Fun Run on Sun., Dec. 9 at the school, 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas The community event will offer 10K, 5K and 1K races as well as a Kids Dash. Awards will be given to winners in each race. Live music will serenade the runners along the course. […]


Agoura Hills A vandal caused $ 400 in damage to a car parked on Medea Lane Nov. 4. Calabasas A shoplifter stole $400 worth of liquor and a $100 DVD player from Albertsons in the 26500 block of Agoura Road Nov. 8. A drunk person caused $3,300 in damage shattering the windows of two cars and breaking tree branches at […]

Kiwanis host trivia contest

The Conejo Valley Kiwanis Club invites the community to the fifth annual Trivia Night on Wed., Nov. 28 at B.J.’s Restaurant, 3955 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, in the North Ranch Mall. No-host dinner and drinks will start at 6 p.m. followed by the competition at 7 p.m. Participants can enter a team of four people. The entry fee […]

Couple beats DNA odds and has twins

Stephanie and Brandon Humes have much to be thankful for this year as they celebrate Thanksgiving with their twin infants. The couple’s journey toward parenthood began shortly after their storybook wedding in Santa Barbara in May 2010. The Humes had genetic testing done to ensure the health of their children. That’s when they learned they both carry the gene for […]

Student input

Push for a senior center in Calabasas

Senior citizens packed the City Council chambers while dozens more overflowed into the lobby at Calabasas City Hall last week. They came to ask the council to build a dedicated senior center in the city. After hearing more than 30 testimonies, officials agreed to proceed with preliminary designs for a senior center. A task force consisting of Mayor Mary Sue […]