2016-09-22

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Agoura growth



I’m sure anyone who travels Agoura Road between Reyes Adobe and Lindero Canyon roads in Agoura has seen the flag poles marking out two potential pads for development. I went to the planning commission meeting on the subject of their requests for multiple variances including those violating the Ladyface open space plan. Why they seek so many variances is a […]

But I thought you wanted a burrito

Hot Flashes

Summer is kaput. And our sycamore trees look like props for “Nightmare on Elm Street” along with those beefsteak tomatoes that got no beef. Yet, there is one place where beef is king. In the world of Grumps. So here’s the gristle. We were getting ready to attend the last concert in the park over there where Dover meets Hendrix […]

Take you Acorn on vacation



READERS—Don’t forget to visit www.theacorn.com/2016photocontest and cast your vote online in the 2016 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. How to submit: Email your vacation photo as a .jpg attachment to vacation@theacorn.com. Include name, address, phone number and a brief description of the scene. The 2016 Take Your Acorn on Vacation winners will be announced in the fall.

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

El Camino Real Conquistadors (3-1) vs. Calabasas Coyotes (4-0) Friday, 7 p.m. at Calabasas High School


Zack Boyle, a Calabasas High lineman, grew up playing football with El Camino Real players on Valley West Ravens and Calabasas Raiders youth squads. Jackson deSpain, a Coyote linebacker, went to grade school with current Conquistadors at Woodland Hills Elementary School. Seon Gordon suited up for El Camino Real last season but currently patrols linebacker for the Coyotes, the No. […]

Car wash gaffe



Regarding the article Sept. 8 by Sylvie Belmond, her statement that “it takes about 500 gallons of water to hand wash a car” is grossly misrepresented. Any water-savvy car owner knows that they can wash any car with about 1.5 gallons maximum of water. For Sylvie, or any one interested, all you need is a hose with an automatic nozzle […]

See the animals for free at the Moorpark College Zoo



Moorpark College Zoo will host free days from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Sept. 24 and 25 at 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. Enter at the campus parking area at Collins and University. Any resident and their family who live in the greater Conejo Valley will be admitted free of charge to the zoo on these days. Shows […]

La Reina brings modern look to T.O. campus



La Reina High School and Middle School in Thousand Oaks recently completed a $2.5 million project to renovate and modernize the oldest classroom building on its campus. The newly modernized 100s Building, Sisters of Notre Dame Hall, will be dedicated at 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 25. On this day, the community is invited to the campus at 106 W. Janss […]

Other local football matchups



Saugus (4-0) at Agoura (0-4) Outlook: It’s been a rough first half of the season for Agoura first-year head coach Kamran Salem and his players. After playing well in the season opener against Calabasas and leading by two touchdowns against Newbury Park, the Chargers have struggled. They’re coming off their worst performance of the year, a 45-10 loss last week […]

A vote for Hillary



I am enthusiastically supporting Hillary Clinton for president. A vote for Trump is a de facto statement that one believes knowledge is meaningless. Trump is the perfect marriage of arrogance and ignorance. Jill Stein demonstrated her lack of ethics by urging Bernie Sanders to abandon the party he chose after losing the primary. She planned a childish publicity stunt with […]


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