Disturbing sign

On our way home last Sunday night traveling north on Agoura Road, as we approached Cornell Road there was an electronic road construction sign that should alert drivers of the road closure. My wife became alarmed at what she thought the sign was flashing. We backed up and confirmed that the sign was really flashing “Gas the Jews.” We gathered […]


THURS., OCT. 13 Day Of Holiday Shopping 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Agoura Hills Rec and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. Over 20 chic boutique vendors and a food truck. Funds raised support scholarships for high school girls. Sponsored by National Charity League Inc. Conejo Valley Chapter. Email: nclconejodog@gmail.com. Web: www.nclconejo.org. Woodland Hills Republican Women 10 a.m. to 1:30 […]

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Fiction deadline fast approaching

The Acorn’s Fiction in a Nutshell contest returns for its ninth season this fall, and if you have a knack for good storytelling, you’re invited to take part. Here’s how the newspaper’s popular storytelling competition works: Write a 100-word fiction tale using sci-fi, drama, adventure, romance or any other genre and email it to newstip@theacorn.com. Only one entry per person […]

Water into creek helps endangeredfish

The Las Virgenes–Triunfo Joint Powers Authority (JPA) has begun adding treated recycled water from the Tapia Water Reclamation Facility to Malibu Creek to help sustain a threatened downstream species. Augmentation of the creek’s waters began Sept. 16 and will remain in place until natural flows at the L.A. County Malibu Creek Gaging Station exceed 2.5 cubic feet per second, which […]

Conejo Players deliver a ‘peach’ of a show

‘James and the Giant Peach’

Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach” falls under the category of “journey fantasies,” which also includes such classic stories as “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Wizard of Oz.” In “Peach,” a lonely orphan goes on a fantastical journey, accompanied by a motley crew of anthropomorphic invertebrates. The “junior” version of Dahl’s story touches most of the bases of the […]

A century of service

H. Savinar Luggage Co. is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. People have a choice to buy travel items on the internet or outlet centers, but because of the shop’s reputation, Savinar Luggage customers keep returning to the store. Savinar Luggage carries all major lines of luggage, briefcases and travel items. The store guarantees that no one will beat its […]

Million-dollar condos for only $770 a month

The mood in the Calabasas City Council chamber was optimistic as a half-dozen prospective tenants waited for the start of an affordable housing lottery to determine who got the opportunity to rent eight apartments available for low-income individuals and families at the Avanti condominium project on Park Sorrento. The lottery hosted by the Aliso Viejo-based New Home Company— the developer […]


Agoura Hills A resident on Imbler Court reported that someone stole two packages containing skin cream and a signed baseball from the front of her home Sept. 19. Oak Park A 67- year- old man said burglars broke into his home in the 6600 block of Smoke Tree Avenue Oct. 3. Po l ice apprehended a 25-year-old man for grand […]

Reyes Adobe Days

RADICAL FUN— Above, 1-year-old Kaden Jones keeps a balloon from sailing off during the Oct. 8 Reyes Adobe Days Parade down Reyes Aodbe Road in Agoura Hills. Left, Sheriff ’s Dep. Steve Marshall shows off a rescue vehicle during the parade. Almost 30 floats were entered. At far left, Borris Donia, dressed as Noog Dood, hands out wristbands to the […]