2016-11-03

2016-11-03 E-Edition

The ABCs of ‘F’



SIGN LANGUAGE—Don’t be confused by the many Measure F signs in the final days of the campaign. Above, a “Yes on F” sign on a farm next to Rio Mesa High School opposes the Ventura County Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources initiative and favors SOAR Measure F, a similar land-use proposal that is seen as more lenient to farmers. […]

Rebuttal to anti-Clinton letter



I take grave exception to the letter you published by June Slayton of Agoura Hills in the Oct. 20 issue. Slayton said: “In 2008, she (Ms. Clinton) was fired by Jerry Zeifman, a lifelong democrat (sic) and Chief Counsel of the White House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate Hearings.” The facts: According to numerous sources, including Snopes.com, this is completely […]

Gillette ranch goes to the birds

Guided walks start at 8 and 8:30 a.m.

The National Park Service will host its third annual Bird Fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 12 at the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch, 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The event will have live bird presentations, representatives from more than 30 bird and environmentally friendly organizations and presentations by bird experts, including Mollie […]

Duo recital to kick off Guild season



The Epiphany Music Guild announces its 11th season of concerts, recitals and choral services to take place at The Church of the Epiphany, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. Admission is free to all performances; contributions for expenses are appreciated. The season begins with a duo recital by pianists Frank Garvey and Yih-Mei Hu at 6 p.m. Sun., Nov. 6. The […]

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Westlake Warriors (3-6) vs. Oaks Christian Lions (7-2) Friday, 7 p.m. at Oaks Christian High


Oaks Christian and Westlake took different paths to get to this point. Now, the high school football rivals get to play each other for a Marmonte League title. “This is why you coach and why you play,” Oaks Christian head coach Jim Benkert said. Westlake has played with urgency since struggling with arguably the toughest schedule of any team in […]

Council members split over parks and transportation taxes

Agoura Hills worried about sunset clause and few local benefits


Agoura Hills City Council members expressed mixed feelings about the two Los Angeles County measures on the Nov. 8 ballot. Measure A, the Safe Clean Neighborhood Parks measure, checks all the right boxes for environmentalists, but the 1.5-cents-per-square-foot parcel tax add-on created a division among the five council members. If approved, the measure would generate about $94 million per year, […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Burglars stole a $ 1,500 safe containing old-time cards and caused $1,200 in damage breaking into the Agoura Deli in the 5900 block of Kanan Road Oct. 18. Someone stole more than $ 20,000 worth of goods, including an $8,000 tennis bracelet, a $6,000 watch and a $1,000 video camera, from a home on Carell Avenue Oct. 18. […]

Making sense of all the lists of the ‘best’ places to visit around the globe

Flying Squirrel

People like to make and keep lists. All kinds of lists. Shopping lists. To-do lists. Top 10 lists. Travelers like lists too. We make lists of things to do before a trip. Lists of things to pack. Lists of activities to do on a trip. Lists of things to do when we get home. But do you have a list […]

Healing the wounded

Hospital debuts Center for Advanced Wound Healing

NEW BEGINNINGS—Above, Natalie Mussi, left, CEO of Los Robles Hospital; Dr. Mark Suski; Dr. Andre Yousefia; Paul Schneider, program director of the Center for Advanced Wound Healing; and Barbara Siminski, hyerbaric and wound care nurse, officially open the Center for Advanced Wound Healing on Oct. 20 at the Thousand Oaks hospital. Left, Sejal Shah, senior care specialist, and Dr. Mark […]


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