2016-03-24 E-Edition

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Touchdown: Rams eye team headquarters in Agoura Hills

Negotiations continue between Realty Bancorp Equities, a Woodland Hills-based commercial real estate owner, and the National Football League’s Los Angeles Rams in a move that would place the headquarters of the new NFL franchise in Agoura Hills. The Rams reportedly are looking at a 50,000-square-foot office at 29899 Agoura Road across the street from Agoura Hills City Hall as a […]

Life is like lots of jelly beans

Family Man

With the presidential election heating up, hot-button issues are firing up Americans in every city and in every state. The Easter holiday comes with its own hot-button issue. To eat jelly beans one at a time or to eat them by the handful? That is the question. Seriously, who really eats just one jelly bean at a time? “I do,” […]

Fairground board elects new leaders

The Ventura County Fairgrounds board of directors recently elected Bonnie Atmore as board president and Daniel Long as vice president. Atmore is president and CEO of FOOD Share Inc. She has been listed by the Pacific Coast Business Times in the “Top 50 Women in Business.” Her honors include the Rotary International Service Above Self Award, City of Oxnard Woman […]

Local religious leaders share their thoughts on the meaning of Easter

In honor of Easter, The Acorn asked several area religious leaders to answer this simple question: “What does Easter mean to you?” Here are their responses. Thank you to all who took part. The Rev. Dr. Maureen Hoyt, Center for Spiritual Living, Westlake Village “From my perspective, it’s an opportunity to crucify an old idea that no longer serves us […]

Yerba Buena Elementary wins Blue Ribbon award

It’s time for flower power

The Santa Barbara County Flower and Nursery Growers’ Association will host the eighth annual free Carpinteria Greenhouse and Nursery Tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 9. The public can attend farmer-guided tours of six flower farms in the Carpinteria Valley. No reservations are necessary. Guests can start at any of the participating nurseries on the map at […]


AGOURA The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following programs at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278. In addition, book donations can be dropped off at Book Cellar or library to help fund programs. For details or large collection pick-up, call at (818) 584 7219. Mon., April 4 at 6 p.m., College Prep Workshops will discuss what […]

Gifted students share their creativity

WRITE AND READ ALOUD—Above, seventh-grade GATE (Gifted And Talented Education) student Hilary Hsu, right, reads a children’s book written by a GATE student to Lynn Carlson’s third-grade class during a March 15 visit to Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills. Fellow GATE student Nina Abey looks on. The GATE students wrote children’s books about revolutionary ideas and movements. At […]

Oak Park wants school tax back on the ballot

Survey shows favorable support

Recent survey results show strong support for continuation of the $40-million bond measure that helped form Oak Park Unified School District almost 40 years ago, all but assuring that a bond extension will be placed on November’s ballot. Martin Klauss, school district assistant superintendent, said if the measure is placed on the ballot and passes with 55 percent approval, Oak […]