Squirrel of the Month

JUST HANGING AROUND— Zac Reeder of Agoura Hills introduces Bojangles, the family’s unofficial pet who lives in the backyard of their home. Bojangles enjoys climbing, sunbathing and playing with his reflection in the home’s windows.

Real-world learning at OPHS

Oak Park High also is one of only nine schools in California to earn the Exemplary Career Technical Education program recognition. The school’s CTE program “aims to provide students with challenging, real-world learning opportunities to prepare for college and career,” said Jay Greenlinger, Oak Park Unified School District director of curriculum and instruction. The career tech programs are “student-centered, project-based, […]

YMCA to open April 27

  After more than two decades of planning and construction, the Yarrow Family YMCA in Westlake Village has a definite opening date. The 60,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Southeast Ventura County Y facility will begin operations on April 27. “It can now begin to fulfill the YMCA’s mission—impact lives, strengthen our community and insure everyone has an opportunity to learn, grow and thrive,” […]

Lace up for the Dole Great Race

The Dole Great Race will take place Sat., April 6 in Agoura Hills for the 34th year of the popular competition. The event will offer eight race options, including the new LAraces.com 2-Person Team Marathon. Despite the Woolsey wildfire, race organizers say the event will provide a “regenerative community experience,” bringing together participants, residents and emergency service personnel in the […]

Scout project helps animals

Camille Busco recently earned a Gold Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouts USA. The Royal High School senior remembers the moment when she visited the Ventura County Animal Shelter asking to volunteer, but was denied because she was under 18 years old. When returning home, she thought about other individuals who had probably been turned down for volunteering opportunities […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., March 29: Charity concert/G building/12:30 p.m. KASMA movie night/main stage/5 p.m. Charger Talks/black box/6 p.m. Thurs., April 4: Dance concert/ main stage/7 p.m. Oak Park Eagles Sat., March 30: Saturday school/ R17/8 a.m. to noon Mon., April 1: CAASPP testing through Thurs., April 4 Wed., April 3: School tour/main office/2:30 p.m. Thurs., April 4: Choir Broadway concert/pavilion/7 […]

Canna-business still up in the air

Ned Davis group remains unlicensed

Conejo Valley residents have waited a long time for a legal cannabis dispensary to open. They’ll have to keep waiting. Legendary Organics, the operator granted permission by the City of Thousand Oaks last July to sell to individuals with medical need, has yet to apply for a state license, The Acorn has learned. Ned Davis, a Westlake Village City Council […]

At the library

The Agoura Hills Library will offer the following free programs at 29901 Ladyface Court. Used book donations to the Book Cellar help fund these and many other programs. For details, call (818) 584 7219. For more information on the listed programs, call (818) 889- 2278 or visit lacountylibrary.org/ agoura-hills-library. Mon., April 1 at 5 p.m., the Film Screening for ages […]


FRI., MARCH 29 Charity Luncheon And Fashion Show 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, Sunset Ballroom, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. T.O. Woman’s Club sponsors. Tom Horvath sings Broadway tunes. Door prizes, raffles, drawing, silent auction, hot lunch. Funds raised go to Lutheran Social Services. Cost: $50. RSVP requested. Contact: Brenda Rim. Phone: 805.573. 6609. SAT., […]

Wood Ranch residence has three fireplaces

The entertainer’s pool home is in the gated community of Legacy Estates in Wood Ranch. The family corner-lot home features a backyard with mountain views, pool, spa, rock waterfall, pergola, large grassy play area and built-in outdoor barbecue. The foyer has newly refinished hardwood floors and volume ceilings. The room opens to a spacious living room with fireplace. The spacious […]