A letter to the editor in the Aug. 23 Acorn incorrectly stated that the next Agoura Hills City Council meeting is Wed., Sept. 12. While that is the regular date, the meeting was changed to 6 p.m. Tues., Sept. 11. We regret the error.

Back to school with new backpacks

TOUCHDOWN— The Los Angeles Rams, City of Agoura Hills and the Agoura Hills Teen Coalition cohost a backpack giveaway with help from Bridge Church volunteers on Aug. 21 at the Sports Academy in Newbury Park. At top, the L.A. Rams mascot, Rampage, shares some team spirit with the kids. Middle: L.A. Rams cheerleaders Sydney and Geminise sign autographs for 6- […]

Reelin’ in the summer

The Acorn Power Poll, Week 2

1. Oaks Christian (2-0) Lions gear up for one of best teams in Washington state, Eastside Catholic, in Honor Bowl. 2. Westlake (2-0) Warriors (No. 5 in Division 2) vs. Oxnard (No. 1 in Division 6) Friday. 3. Calabasas (0-1) The Coyotes will have a moment of silence before Friday’s game against Lawndale in honor of former CHS player Elijah […]

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Remembering Kolostian

Calabasas is 27 years old, and many residents still remember how the city came to be. The City Council adjourned its Aug. 8 meeting in memory of one of the key players in the Calabasas cityhood movement, Richard Kolostian Sr., who died on June 9. He was 86. Kolostian’s son, Richard Kolostian Jr., spoke to the council about his father’s […]

Give gardens a face-lift to get year-round beauty

COMMENTARY /// Plant care

Don’t let the summer heat keep you indoors. Now is a great time to dress up those garden beds that are in need of a face-lift. Always remember to look up as you begin your planting. Avoid placing trees and large shrubs under overhead utilities as small transplants may grow into the wires when they reach their mature size. This […]

Inside the heads of zany guys

Did it take years on an analyst’s couch? Or did he come to the realization after some deeply personal soul-searching? However it happened, comedian Michael Gelbart learned something important about his dating habits. “There’s a pattern to my relationships,” he likes to say in his act. “Most of the woman I go out with, the guy they dated before me […]

Weekend schedule

Taft at Agoura 7 p.m. Thursday Lawndale at Calabasas 7 p.m. Friday Oxnard at Westlake 7 p.m. Friday Oaks Christian vs. Eastside Catholic, noon Saturday in San Diego

State’s new bail-bond law makes for uncertain future

Add Senate Bill 10 to the list of headscratching laws coming out of Sacramento these days. Our state’s supposedly well-meaning Legislature is once again determined to prove California should set the course for the rest of the U.S., whether it comes to economic stewardship, carbon emissions, treatment of immigrants or now, bail reform. Signed this week by Gov. Jerry Brown, […]