2015-09-10 E-Edition

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Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A burglar stole a $350 necklace, $150 bracelet and $700 ring, and caused $3,000 in damage shattering a glass door at a home on Woodcreek Court Aug. 29. A thief stole a $500 watch from a home on Fairview Place Aug. 12. A burglar stole a $500 drill from a home on Walford Court Aug. 19. A teacher […]


In the Aug. 20 Take Your Acorn on Vacation photos, Sandy Hood of Agoura Hills was incorrectly identified as Sally Hood.

Pet of the Week

ATTENTION HOUND—Becky is a female black and tan, German Shephard mix about 8 years old. She is pretty well trained and loves to get and give attention. If you would like to adopt Becky, ask for ID No. A3789149 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare.lacounty.gov before visiting the […]

Benkert teaching at middle school

Longtime WHS coach now at Colina

Like other Conejo Valley Unified schools, Colina Middle School students and staff returned from summer break to some campus improvements. In Colina’s case, there were new kitchen equipment and technology—$61,397 in improvements, all told. But perhaps priceless among the school’s additions are its new teachers. Among them, one has got caught the attention of students and parents, or at least […]

Jill Yazejian


The senior middle blocker is one of the most improved players at the school. “I used to be so bad,” Yazejian said, “ but the program at Calabasas helped me get so much better as a player and better as a person.” Yazejian has an offer to play for the Brandeis University women’s volleyball team next fall. The Coyote grew […]

Photo contest underway

Reader votes will determine the winner

Fall has arrived, school is back and it’s time to judge the winners of the 2015 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. The 10 finalists will be posted Fri., Sept. 11 at www.theacorn­online.com, where you are invited to go and click on your favorite trip pix. The online judging will determine the winners of this year’s contest. The deadline […]

Haggen files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

In the midst of multiple lawsuits, store closures and employee layoffs, Haggen, Inc. announced Tuesday it has voluntarily filed for bankruptcy. The move comes one week after the independent Washington-based grocery chain filed a $1-billion lawsuit against Albertsons alleging unfair practices that led Haggen to close 27 stores and lay off 1,100 employees following its expansion less than five months […]

Spiritual living center welcomes new leader

Though he was never forced to go to church as a kid, the Rev. Steve Rambo said he always knew there was something greater out there organizing the universe in a way that works for everyone. The son of a psychologist and an artist, the Studio City resident said he was what people could call “unchurched” because his grandmother was […]

Former news anchor to give talk at girls’ program

A program on “Empowering Young Women for the 21st Century” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 24 at Louisville High School, 22300 Mulholland Drive, Woodland Hills. The event will be hosted by Vassi Iliadis, J.D., Louisville Class of 2006. The keynote speaker is Sylvia Lopez, former KCAL news anchor. A student panel will discuss the Catholic all-girls school. […]