2018-05-17

Acorn’s new pet coverage ticks all the right boxes

Pets, especially dogs and cats, are a part of the family, a part of some people’s very soul. “My little dog—a heartbeat at my feet,” the great writer Edith Wharton once said about her beloved little buddy. Pets comfort us and they make our lives whole. Without them at our side comes a real possibility of sadness. Acorn readers love […]

Mother Nature reveals her true self

On the Trail

On my morning walkabout around Seminole Lake in rural Agoura, I spied a bunch of redeared sliders in disguise. Hauled out to sun themselves on the shore, each one of the turtles wore either a fluffy white toupee or handlebar moustache. What was up with these guys? They don’t need camouflage; they have hardly any predators, being the main predators […]

Cajun and Blues Festival returns to Simi



Upbeat blues and zydeco music, flavor-packed food, lively dancing and colorful garb evoke visions of Mardi Gras. Those, in fact, are the sights that will greet the community at the 28th Annual Cajun & Blues Festival on Sat. and Sun., May 26 and 27 at Rancho Santa Susana Park at 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave. Gates open at 10 a.m. […]

Converging on Agoura Hills

Converge Technology Partners announced it has acquired the Agoura Hills-based cloud data business Key Information Systems. KeyInfo is one of the earliest companies in America to offer cloud computing solutions. Its customer base includes IBM. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “KeyInfo’s IBM leadership experience is an immense value add and will help expand Converge’s identity-based enterprise block chain […]


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