2016-09-29

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Article was cruel to Agoura High



Shame on you. As an editorial staff you should know better than to allow one of your writers to publicly ridicule high school athletes on their games. I am referencing the comments recapping Agoura High School’s game against Golden Valley last week. Referencing the score and the team record thus far is fine by all accounts. Your writer crossed the […]

Aububon field trips . . . for the birds



The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will host the following field trips in October. For more information, driving directions or to sign up, call the individual trip leader. Sun., Oct. 2 at Laguna Road Tams in Oxnard. Meet at Las Posas park-and-ride at 7:30 a.m. Leader is Ron Barns; call (818) 991-9967. Sat., Oct. 9 at Lake Casitas. Meet at Las […]

Move Inc. joins Habitat for Humanity in playhouse construction

Event benefits military families

Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County and Move Inc. launched the inaugural Playhouse Build Day on Sept. 22 at Move. Inc. Russell Ranch Road headquarters in Westlake Village. The playhouse program is a new effort by Habitat to bring together corporations, the community and Habitat volunteers to build and donate playhouses to local military and veteran families. Over 100 Move […]

Pet of the week



PLAYFUL SWEET GIRL— Ginger is a female red and black Rhodesian Ridgeback Great Dane mix. She is really sweet and playful. If you would like to adopt Ginger, ask for ID No. A4993281 at the Agoura Hills Animal Shelter, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check http://animalcare. lacounty.gov before visiting the shelter.

On Measure F



The Calabasas Coalition backs voting no on Measure F. We have heard and listened to all of the arguments for and against the Canyon Oaks hotel and homes project. Development is great for Calabasas but it must be responsible, well thought out, follow the general plan, be well-designed and, most importantly, based on need, not want. Does the city need […]

Brandeis fall luncheon, cabaret style



Brandeis Conejo Valley Chapter will hold its fall luncheon and boutique at 10 a.m. Mon., Oct. 10 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. All proceeds will go toward medical research, specifically Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS. Lesley Wolman will perform her cabaret show “All Of Me . . . All Of You” featuring the Great American Songbook. […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks



The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Thousand Oaks Lancers (1-3) vs. Agoura Chargers (0-5) Friday, 7 p.m. at Agoura High School


Thousand Oaks High’s football team will not overlook Agoura. “They have to be hungry. They’re like a trapped animal,” Thousand Oaks head coach Mike Leibin said of Agoura. “They’re 0-5 but they’re not an 0-5 team. Some of those teams they’ve played are very good.” The Chargers’ five losses have come against teams that are a combined 21-4 this season, […]

Stern vs. Fazio



I have examined state Senate candidates Stern and Fazio’s websites and have found very little information about their positions on education. One of the primary responsibilities of state government is education, but other than pious pronouncements that education is “important,” the candidates rarely mention it. Our students are being pushed into excessive amounts of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) […]


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