2015-06-11

Distraught over damaged oak




A large section of a heritage oak tree near Old Agoura broke and separated recently, causing residents to worry about the ultimate fate of the majestic tree. The damage occurred on May 31 near Chesebro Meadow. “What a disaster. That icon must have been over 500 years old,” Jess Thomas, president of the Old Agoura Homeowners Association, told The Acorn. […]

Senses hypocrisy



The hypocrisy of the far left liberals in this country continues to astound me. How can you claim to care about the environment and protecting open space, our wildlife and our natural resources in this country while supporting amnesty and increased immigration levels? I know common sense is an enemy of the progressive movement, but this kind of ignorance can’t […]

ACORNBITS



The following events in connection with the One City, One Book program and author Lori Lansens are planned for June and July: Thurs., June 11, 10 a.m.: Preview book party with Lansens at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. Enjoy tea and cookies while Lansens discusses and reads from her new book. Thurs., June 11 to […]

Woman devoted to her dogs despite tribulation




We have often heard the phrase, “It was meant to be,” when some convoluted situation rights itself and proves that the wayward stars we wish upon can be brought back into alignment, and harmony. So it was with a pair of rescued pupp ies named Bernie and Nemo, and a cancer survivor named Rosemary Hemm of rural Agoura. Rosemary had […]

Dual language program to expand




Research shows that children who are taught a second language at a young age reap myriad cognitive, cultural and social benefits. Although many schools still adhere to introducing a second language in middle school, Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills is acting on the science behind language acquisition. Students in Sumac’s dual language immersion program are taught in English 50 […]

Grads hit their stride



Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A burglar stole a $ 300 jackhammer and caused $400 in damage shattering a window to get into a car parked on Lewis Road May 29. Someone stole $600 worth of makeup and caused $200 in damage breaking into a vehicle parked on De Vore Court May 25. A burglar took $100 worth of gifts and a garage […]

Hooked on fairy tales



Pet of the week



Now it’s time to celebrate




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