2017-06-01 E-Edition

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CLASS ACT—Above, the Oak Park High School Associated Student Body puts school spirit on full display as graduation arrives. Right, senior Karan Brar celebrates at the school’s May 25 commencement exercise. See our high school graduation wrap-up starting on page 35.

Calabasas first to sign up for county electricity co-op

City likes green energy possibilities

Calabasas will become the first city to join the Los Angeles County Community Choice Energy program. The L.A. County Board of Supervisors launched the energy buying co-op earlier this year. It will offer businesses and residents an opportunity to pool their buying power and purchase electricity that comes from suppliers other than Southern California Edison. When a deal with the […]

Vandals target national park

Prom punks return to Sandstone

Vandals may think it’s art, but for park rangers and open-space advocates, graffiti is a plague that can harm the beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains. For the second year in a row, a prom invitation was scrawled on a rock near Sandstone Peak north of Malibu. “We love hearing about creative ‘promposals,’ but damaging public lands is not the […]

Herd the story about the cow?

Moo-ve over, Rover, there’s a new favorite pet in town. Bossy, a 3-year-old pet Holstein heifer that was destined for the auction block, has found new digs in Agoura. The animal was in need of a new home in late May, and a local rancher and a community of neighbors came together to save the cow. It started when Agoura […]

Calabasas Rondell development ready to roll

After two years of planning and negotiations, the Rondell Oasis hotel development is set to break ground in Calabasas next spring. Malibu-based developer Richard Weintraub is working with Cambria Suites to build the hotel on a 5.4-acre vacant parcel on Las Virgenes Road just south of the 101 Freeway. The developer initially wanted to build a four-story structure that the […]

Women nabbed for suspected car burglaries

Purchases made on stolen credit cards led police to the individuals they believe are responsible for a string of Conejo Valley vehicle break- ins over the past month, the sheriff’s department said. Mariah Moya-Long, 24, and Tabitha Bernhardt, 32, were arrested May 24 at Moya-Long’s home in Port Hueneme. According to a release issued May 25 by the Ventura County […]

Sleep in, stress out and other tips for college grads

Break out the inspirational quotes, it’s that time of year. That’s right, it’s graduation season. And so come the thousands of uplifting commencement speeches, the peppy congratulations cards and the ever-popular and oft-quoted Robert Frost poem about paths diverging in woods. Well, The Acorn has some pearls of wisdom for those college grads who are ready to step into the […]


Cars and bicycles

Your editorial states that cyclists were at fault in a collision 57 percent of the time, and that one of the most common collision factor is “riding on the wrong side of the road.” Given that it is extremely rare to see a cyclist “riding on the wrong side of the road,” i.e., meeting traffic eye-to-eye, which would require a […]