2014-10-30

40 YEARS ON THE FRONT PAGE



In November 1974, The Acorn was born as the Agoura Shopper News. In the 40 years since then, your local weekly newspaper has provided many memorable issues, and as part of an ongoing feature leading up to this November, we’ll be dusting off some of our favorite Acorn front pages and putting them back in the news. • • • […]

Parents are the first line of defense in war on opiate abuse




Three years after the death of Thousand Oaks High School football player Griffen Kramer put heroin use in the Conejo Valley under the microscope, area teens continue to abuse the deadly drug and other opioids at an alarming rate. Kramer’s father, former NFL quarterback Erik Kramer, joined a panel of speakers recently at the Hillcrest Center in T.O., urging parents […]

New school calendar assigned to give students break

No homework allowed over winter break


In a move to reduce student stress, school will start two weeks earlier next year in the Oak Park Unified School District and will end before Memorial Day weekend in May. The new calendar was adopted by the OPUSD Board of Education on Oct. 21 to provide students with more downtime over the winter holiday. Final exams for the district’s […]

Marmonte League standings



See how they grow



Daylight saving time ends



Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sun., Nov. 2. Before going to bed Saturday night, remember to “fall back” and turn clocks back one hour. The extra sleep is a bonus. While the change to standard time will provide more light in the morning, the evening darkness will arrive noticeably earlier. Arizona and Hawaii are the only two states […]

Letter



We are writing as eight former Agoura Hills mayors who have created www.AgouraHillsTomorrow.org. This is a community blog formed to share a little of our historical perspective on activities and decisions being made that impact our city, and as a place where residents can engage and share back their ideas on what the vision for Agoura Hills, tomorrow, should be. […]

Calabasas bumps up processing fees




The Calabasas public works and community development departments are updating their archiving system, but the new electronic record keeping will come at a cost. Residential and commercial property owners must pay an extra fee when submitting project files, plans and permits to the city. The electronic archiving will give the city a better long-term record-keeping system, according to city officials. […]

Cheers for the champs



Reagan foundation offers leadership scholarships

Application deadline is Jan. 8 for $10,000 in renewable funds

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and GE are taking applications for the 2015 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. The fifth annual program selects up to 20 recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for an additional three years for up to $40,000 total per recipient. Qualified applicants will be evaluated on leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Scholarships will be applied to […]


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