2017-03-23

2017-03-23 E-Edition

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Missing in the mountains

20-year-old woman last seen in Calabasas



A recent search for a woman reported missing near Calabasas in late January failed to turn up new information, but friends and family say they will remain vigilant in the hunt for the 20-year-old from Glendale. Elaine Park was last seen Jan. 28 at the home of a onetime boyfriend named Divine Compere in the 2600 block of Delphine Lane […]

Democratic Congressman doesn’t go quietly




Rep. Ted Lieu, a Democrat who represents the 33rd U.S. Congressional District including Calabasas and Agoura Hills, is determined to unravel President Trump’s agenda one vote and one tweet at a time. He trolls the “Tweeter-in-chief” online and strives to make the new administration accountable when and wherever he can. “What we are seeing in Washington D. C. is highly […]

Bowling for dollars

Failed Conejo Valley entertainment venue costs investors dearly


When news hit in August 2013 that Thousand Oaks would be getting an indoor skate park and bowling alley at the Janss mall, Jenell Smith thought it was exactly what her hometown needed. “It seemed like a great idea and a great opportunity,” said the 44-year-old. She wasn’t the only one who thought so. Smith, head bartender at Boney Mountain […]

Wild colors greet local women’s hiking group



FLOWER POWER—Adrienne Jauregui of Ojai, in front, and Denice Stouffer, behind, lead a group of 11 women on a March 19 hike into Zuma Canyon near Malibu. Third in line is Susan Pourzia of Oak Park. The group hikes every weekend on a variety of trails in the Simi Hills and Santa Monica Mountains, and on this outing they were […]

FOR THE RECORD



The bird shown in last week’s Acorn at a Feb. 4 Oak Park High School fair was incorrectly labeled as a turkey. The bird pictured at event was a turkey vulture.

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER



Agoura Hills A vandal shattered the window of a car parked on Kanan Road March 13 resulting in $300 damage. A thief stole a package containing $970 worth of merchandise from the front of a home on Jon Dodson Drive March 10. A burglar took $320 in cash and caused $200 in damage breaking into Agoura Beauty Supply in the […]

Let’s address affordable-housing crisis before state does



The Gov. Jerry Brown-led Legislature is sending a clear message to California cities: Address your lack of affordable housing, or we’ll address it for you. The most obvious warning came last year, when Brown tacked onto his May budget revise a trailer bill that aimed to strip away the ability of municipal governments to challenge residential proposals that included a […]

Political Cartoon



Seeking help for Agoura family



I have been a resident of Agoura Hills for the past 22 years. My neighbors, the Dato family, have been out of their home for eight weeks so far due to underground flooding as a result of the heavy rains in January and February. They have requested help and information from the City of Agoura Hills, but very little has […]