AHS memorial MVP baseball game

VICTORY LAP—Above, Ibrahim Shaheen celebrates his accomplishment on the way to first base during Agoura High School’s annual Elka Golds Memorial MVP Baseball Game on Feb. 14. At right, Anni Hull heads for home base during the game. Special education instructional assistant Elka Golds was instrumental in launching the yearly baseball game. At the event, students in the school’s special […]


Learning how to control bleeding Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, along with Ventura County Emergency Medical Services Agency and Ventura County Fire Department, will host a free community event on National Stop the Bleed Day from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., March 31 in Classroom 1 at the hospital, 215 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will teach […]

Chargers notch big wins

The Chargers have two reasons to celebrate. Agoura High’s boys’ volleyball team, which had not won a single varsity match in four years, won two of its first three matches in the young season. The Chargers opened the year with a loss to Camarillo. Agoura then defeated Viewpoint in a five-game thriller on March 9 on the road. The Chargers […]

Likes Oak Park AM-PM

As part of a two-parent working family that moved to Oak Park for the outstanding schools, I commend the Oak Park Unified School District for implementing an enhanced before/after-school program that is now on par with the excellence of our schools. Hiring a top principal to run the new program, extending pick-up time to 6:30 p.m., maintaining affordability, homework assistance […]

New REAL ID required for future air travel

Other Side of 50

My current driver’s license will expire in July of this year. I’m eligible to renew online, but if I do, I will receive a federally restricted license that will not be considered a valid form of identification to board a domestic flight in the future. As of October 2020, a new type of license, called REAL ID, will be required […]

Round Meadow Elementary on its way to sing at Carnegie Hall

Fourth- and fifth-grade choir students at Round Meadow Elementary School in Hidden Hills will perform with the New England Symphonic Ensemble at Carnegie Hall in New York City this spring. According to the school’s music director, Dianne Meyer, the opportunity for her students to sing in a professional setting came as a surprise. Ordinarily student choral performances at Carnegie Hall […]

The next level

THIS AGGRESSION WILL NOT STAND—Four Agoura High students will play college women’s soccer. From left, Hanna Wise (University of Louisville), Joey Wescott (Cal State Northridge), Lena Silano (Long Beach State) and Brittany Pollard (Santa Clara) signed scholarships. Wescott played four years with the Chargers. Wise, Silano and Pollard did not play high school soccer this year because the U.S. Soccer […]

Cornerstone update

Thanks go to the Acorn editorial for supporting the Cornerstone development and the Agoura Village Plan. There are many of us who live in Agoura Hills who would like to have this properly designed and planned town center. If the developer and the city have done their homework, have followed all the zoning requirements and the lawsuit is shown to […]

Think twice before taking on the Easter bunny

The first thing you should know about rabbits is that they are enchanting creatures. However, this is not the most important thing. The most important thing to know is that, as a pet, they are just as much work as a cat or dog, possibly even more. Rabbits are considered “exotic animals,” which means veterinary care and pet insurance will […]

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