2016-12-01 E-Edition

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Cost overrun?

I was very disappointed after reading the article on the impasse for the wildlife corridor between Caltrans and the Agoura Hills City Council. This is a perfect example of why the public doesn’t trust government. Unbelievable. We’re talking about a simple overpass. A bike lane? A walking pass? Cut down four trees? Riparian habitat? What river bed? Are you kidding? […]

Brandeis chapter hosts holiday concert

Also collecting new toys, canned goods

Brandeis Conejo Valley Chapter will present the L.A. Symphonic Winds in “A Winter Holiday Preview” at 1 p.m. Tues., Dec. 13 at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Select members of the Los Angeles Symphonic Winds and maestro Stephen Piazza will discuss the music, demonstrate the instruments, and perform holiday songs. Attendees are asked to bring […]

Tillis charms at intimate concert

CONCERT REVIEW /// Pam Tillis Trio

As the daughter of legendary country singer Mel Tillis, Pam Tillis cut her teeth on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry when she was 8 years old. By the time she launched her professional career in the 1980s, she’d hitched her wagon to the jet stream of the traditional country music revival, scoring with such hits as “Mi Vida […]

Eagles, Lions run wild at state cross country meet

Local high school cross country teams went up against the fastest runners in California at the CIF State Cross Country Championships last weekend in Fresno. “There were lots of fast runners,” said Oak Park sophomore Sylvia Cruz-Albrecht, who took fifth place in the girls’ Division III race. “It was quite an honor to run and compete against them. It was […]

Praise for Chesebro video

Excellent video produced by John Loesing (Acorn editor) that captures the local interest and importance of preserving the 71- acre Chesebro Meadow property for our wildlife, watershed protection and protecting the rural lifestyle of Old Agoura. Thank you to the homeowners and activists who never quit, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, the Wildlife Conservation Board, Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and the […]


Recital to feature holiday flute music

The community is invited to a Winter Holiday Program presented by the Conejo Valley Flute Society at 12:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 10 at a private home in West Hills. Toby Caplan-Stonefield is the founder and director of the society. All flutists may join in to sight read holiday music with the flute choir. Participants need to bring a flute and […]

The equalizer

Agoura will try to defend Marmonte League boys’ soccer title this winter

The temperature keeps dropping but Marmonte League boys’ soccer teams are just heating up. Preseason games will mean more now that the league’s high school teams are scattered in different CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets. Agoura, a Division 2 team, hopes to defend its Marmonte League title. Newbury Park (Division 2), Thousand Oaks (Division 3), Westlake (Division 4), Oaks Christian (Division […]

Oak Park residents work toward a safer community


A group of neighbors in the Bent Tree community of Oak Park is taking a stand against crime. They formed a new neighborhood watch and have installed street signs indicating that the crime-fighting program is in effect in the community. Organizers say the best way to put a stop to crime is to be a good neighbor. If residents know […]

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