2015-07-30 E-Edition

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Cyclists hit by alleged drunk driver

Two bicyclists were injured July 23 when they were struck by an alleged drunk driver on Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. The collision occurred just after 7 p.m. as the driver was turning south on Old Topanga Canyon Road. The vehicle, driven by 35-year-old Royce Edgar of Topanga, reportedly hit one of the victims head-on. The other cyclist was trapped under […]

Homage paid to unlikely Conejo Valley celebrity

If you ever laid eyes on June Ethel Dawn Coronado, chances are you haven’t forgotten her. For more than two decades, the makeup-and-wig-wearing homeless woman known as “Jenny” or “Freeway Annie” was one of the most recognizable faces in the area. As a testament to her unlikely fandom, on July 11, more than five months after Jenny’s death, about 30 […]

CCR band plays outdoors

The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services and The Acorn will present the fourth concert in the free summer Concerts in the Park series. Fortunate Son: a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival will perform at 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 2 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 597-7361, or visit the […]

Man killed when car is struck by fire truck

A Los Angeles County Department crew bus on its way to fight a fire July 31 struck a vehicle near Kanan Road south of Agoura and killed the driver. The victim, Eric Stein, 36, and his wife Ksenia of San Clemente were on their way to a rehearsal dinner for the wedding of Stein’s brother, the family said on a […]

Fiction in a Nutshell contest is back, write-on!

The dog days of summer are upon us, and if minds must wander, why not take advantage and turn those thoughts into creative forces? The Acorn’s Fiction in a Nutshell contest returns for its eighth season, and you’re invited to take part. Here’s how the newspaper’s popular annual writing competition works. Sit down in front of a blank piece of […]

Salomon Martinez

May 31, 1956 – June 27, 2015Salomon Martinez, youngest son ofDavid & Lydia Martinez, passed awayafter a courageous battle with cancer atthe age of 59 in San Diego, CA.He had been a resident of AgouraHills, since 1960 and had attendedAgoura High School.A memorial service will be held onAugust 1, 2015 at Gateway Church –29646 Agoura Rd – Agoura Hills at10am.~ […]

Bunnies, cats, horses need love

Working in a back room at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, volunteer Pat Stimpfl specializes in the care of cats and kittens. In addition to feeding and nurturing the felines and cleaning their cages, she helps prospective pet owners choose animals that are compatible with their lifestyle. The Agoura Hills resident began volunteering at the shelter about three months ago. […]


Life in the Single Lane

Love is a many splendored thing

Well, folks, I think I’ve finally found my perfect-for-me partner! I’ve actually known him for quite some time, and he seems to have a wonderful capacity to entertain me, teach me and show me things about the world I never even imagined. Also, I think he’s very cute and colorful and, like me, loves to celebrate the large and small […]

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