2019-04-25

It is a problem

I was somewhat dismayed and concerned about this letter to the paper. I couldn’t fathom a reason why Mr. Robinson would be so concerned about banning plastic straws. He was curious about the quote, “If human behaviors don’t change by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean by volume than fish.” Sources for this statement and other facts […]

Presto! Magic appears at Agoura library

Squirrel of the Month

HELO THERE—SaraPassmore,12,asixth-graderatLinderoCanyon Middle School in Agoura Hills, took this photo atYosemite National Park in July 2018. Sara was excited to test out her photography skills during the family’s vacation last year. If you spot a furry friend, also The Acorn mascot, send your high-resolution photo to newstip@theacorn.com.

Veteran real estate agent lauded for consistent high production

Steve Young was recently acknowledged for consistent high production. He has been a Realtor for 37 years. He is one of the all time top producing agents in the Conejo Valley, winning numerous awards, including induction into the Master’s Hall of Fame. He specializes in the areas of Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Calabasas and […]

Act of kindness

On April 15, I went to Trader Joe’s in the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks. I immediately saw a parking space and pulled in. Just as I pulled in, a car pulled into the parking space to the right of me. I looked and noticed that the car was close to me, and that I had lots of room to […]

‘I thought I saw a wabbit’

Breakfast with the Bunny event brings smiles and fun to Agoura Hills on April 13

Pet of the week

Passionately Playful— Blaze, an adorable 3-year-old boy, loves to play with toys and balls, is good on leash, takes treats gently, knows sit, and does well with other dogs. Meet Blaze, ID No. A5252699 at the Agoura Hills Animal Care Center, 29525 Agoura Road. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control before […]

Victorian estate on nearly three acres has grape vines

This is a Victorian estate with winery built in 1992. The remodeled kitchen includes authentic period touches such as brick floors, six-burner Elmira stove oven and range as well as built-in Sub-Zero fridge. There are three to four bedrooms and three baths in approximately 2,500 square feet. The formal living room and dining room have 12-foot ceilings. The rooms blend […]

Regarding those pickleball courts

I have been a Deerhill Park tennis player since 2001. The fate of the Deerhill Tennis Courts is still in limbo. The Rancho Simi Recreation and Parks District will decide May 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Oak Park Community Center if the tennis courts will become exclusively used for pickleball. Recently RSRPD posted about the meeting on the Deerhill […]

Good morning to moms

Boy Scout Troop No. 127 will present the 56th annual Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sun., May 12 at Malibou Lake Mountain Club, 29444 W. Lake Vista Drive, Agoura. The Scouts’ tradition of honoring moms began in 1963 as a fundraiser, and has grown to become a celebrated community event. The family-friendly meal is made possible […]


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