Debating Agoura Cornerstone

The proposed Cornerstone development in Agoura Village will have a serious detrimental impact on residents and businesses in Agoura Hills and surrounding communities. Approved in a process lacking transparency, with special permission to circumvent existing development guidelines, residents will suffer the effects of this ill-conceived development long after the developers have moved on. The environmental impact report used in the […]

Mobile home parks in the Conejo Valley

COMMENTARY /// Options in the area

Many people are unaware of the number of mobile home parks that are in the Conejo Valley. There are, in fact, nine, each with its own unique characteristics. Vallecito MHP is on Old Conejo Road in Newbury Park, about a mile from the Wendy Drive freeway exit and next to Pepper Tree Park. Nestled against the hills, this is a […]


BITE SIZE—The squirrel is The Acorn mascot, and this little fella was seen munching on somebody’s leftovers just outside the window at company offices in Agoura Hills. Send your Squirrel of the Month photo nominees to newstip@theacorn.com, and don’t forget to tell us all the nutty details.

Again, Calabasas promoting development

Once again the three pro-development members of the Calabasas City Council voted 3-2 on Feb. 14 to redevelop the two-story office building on the Raznick property at 23480 Park Sorrento into another four-story building with 42 apartments for seniors age 55 and older plus a 1,620-square-foot retail building. This is next door to the looming Avanti with its multiple four-story […]

Simi Valley estate has landscaped backyard with waterfall, patio

This luxury-built five-bedroom, five-bath Brentwood estate in Simi Valley has over 4,100 square feet and is on a private cul-de-sac with views of the mountains and city lights. The grand foyer has two-story volume ceilings, an iron circular staircase and travertine flooring. The formal dining room has a private wine tasting room with custom built-in wine storage and bar. The […]

Stray golf ball rattles critter’s tree

A tree is like Fibber McGee’s closet. You whack its trunk with an errant golf ball and all manner of critters will come spilling forth. On a recent walkabout in the bike lane beside the Westlake Golf Course, the dog and I heard a muffled shout then a crisp thunk and watched a golf ball ping off the trunk of […]

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