Cornerstone doesn’t measure up, judge says

Project halted pending further environmental review

Cornerstone, the first major development in the Agoura Village zone, was halted May 23 by a judge’s ruling that said the 8-acre mixed-use project has not been adequately vetted and needs further environmental review. The 116,000-square-foot development at the southeast corner of Cornell and Agoura roads in Agoura Hills calls for the construction of seven buildings that include shops, restaurants, […]

‘Kiss’ that doctorate hello

Guitarist icon awarded honorary degree

There are many variations on the road to rock ’n’ roll success, and as any high school guitar slinger will attest, that road rarely involves higher education. But sometimes it does. Kiss rock band guitarist Tommy Thayer, 57, was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Pacific University in Oregon last month. Thayer, a resident of Lake Sherwood, grew […]

Have a drink for a good cause

A local foundation hopes it has found a way to use the growing popularity of craft beers to raise money in the fight against childhood cancer. For the month of June, patrons of Ladyface Ale Companie in Agoura Hills and Pedalers Fork in Calabasas will turn the power of the purse toward helping fund pediatric cancer research. The two brewpubs […]


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Sabato Jr. advances to meet Brownley in November

Race is on for U.S. Congress 26th District

Democrat incumbent Julia Brownley was the runaway winner in Tuesday’s primary for U.S. House of Representatives District 26, winning 53 percent of the vote with thousands of late mail-in and provisional ballots left to be counted. The night’s real contest was the race for second to see who would face Brownley in the fall between Republican challengers Antonio Sabato Jr. […]

National Trails Day celebration

Squirrel of the month

WHICH WAY?—Tracy Silver of Agoura Hills took a photo of this family of squirrels peeking out from their home in his backyard, and it wasn’t even Groundhog Day. Send your Squirrel of the Month photos to newstip@theacorn.com.

Stellar seniors say goodbye to Oaks

GRAD FACTS Oaks Christian Number of Graduates 264 Class Colors Cardinal and Gold Statistically Speaking 96 percent of Oaks graduates were accepted to a four-year college and will attend schools in six countries and 33 different states Onward and upward Oaks Christian School graduated its 16th class on May 31, led by valedictorian Cindy Hsin Wu and co-salutatorians Alexander Feinfield […]

Olin family gets $12M

Cyclist struck by deputy’s vehicle

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors announced last week they would pay $11.75 million to the family of Milt Olin Jr., a bicyclist who was killed four years ago after he was struck by a vehicle driven by an L.A. County Sheriff’s deputy. On Dec. 8, 2013 Olin, an entertainment attorney who lived in Woodland Hills, was cycling on […]