2016-06-09 E-Edition

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Blaze destroys Headwaters Corner

But no homes were lost in last weekend’s 500-acre fire

City and fire officials spent the week assessing damage from the June 4 Old Fire in Calabasas, a fast-moving blaze that destroyed much of the scenic Headwaters Corner at Mulholland Highway and Old Topanga Road and caused the evacuation of some 500 homes in the Highlands, Eddingham and Adamsville neighborhoods. Firefighters didn’t gain the upper hand until late Sun., June […]

Henry Stern, Steve Fazio win round one in Senate race

Reznik’s early lead evaporates

Tuesday’s primary for the California Senate District 27 turned into a nail-biter—at least for two of the six candidates. As expected, lone Republican challenger Steve Fazio cornered the GOP vote, leaving Democrats Henry Stern of Malibu and Janice Kamenir-Reznik of Encino to splits votes and jockey for second position in the race for the coveted seat vacated by the retiring […]

I voted

I VOTED—Nick Blackwell of Agoura Hills casts his ballot at the Agoura Hills Library in Tuesday’s California primary election.

Mobile pot gets grounded

Speed Weed, a medical marijuana delivery service said to be based in Agoura Hills, closed Monday by order of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced May 13 that Speed Weed and similar delivery services had until June 6 to shutter operations. Speed Weed and other businesses of its kind allow customers to order medical marijuana […]

Give praise to pops

Father’s Day is Sun., June 19, and The Acorn wants your dad to receive the recognition he so deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your father is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory, a small story you’d like to tell or just a few kind words for the dad you love, your Dear Dad […]


Agoura Hills Burglars stole $6,000 in cash and caused $2,100 in damage cutting into a safe and shattering a door to get into Padri’s Restaurant & Martini Bar in the 29000 block of Agoura Road May 26. A thief stole a wallet containing a driver’s license and several bank cards from the seat of a car while the driver was […]

Dangerous day could have been so much worse


Calabasas hadn’t seen a major wildfire like this is more than half a century. By the time big flames fueled by the day’s scorching heat began licking up to homes, schools and parks, it was clear the city was in trouble. Residents had to leave their homes— their nerves jangled and personal property in jeopardy—and large animals were forced to […]

Political Cartoon

Volunteer bids fond farewell

When school breaks for summer this week, it will mark the end of eight years for our family at Yerba Buena Elementary School. I would just like to say a simple thank you to everyone there who gave my children so many good memories and such an overwhelmingly positive start to their formative education. I am so grateful for everything […]