2019-06-20

Lamenting the Oak Park pond

The Oak Park pond has been part of my daily walk for over 15 years. After the fire, I actually saw people’s eyes tearing up in response to the devastation. I was disappointed to read that it will take a very long time to repair, even if funding is procured. What kind of insurance did we have in the first […]

Proposal ignores fire danger

Developers and City Council members first need to care for third-degree burn patients in the burn ICU full time for six months so that they can see—up close and personal—their forcing upon the public all lethal development expansion plans in a known wildfire path. They need to listen to these patients’ blood-curdling screams during debridement. They are not the ones […]

‘Down dark path’

Step right up folks and witness the disappearance of beauty and nature right before your eyes. The Concrete Carnival is on its way. According to the developers, it’ll be a place to have fun and enjoyment. Do we really need the developers to tell us where and how to have fun and enjoyment? Well, say goodbye to your peaceful way […]

Don’t follow example of T.O. drive-thru

I am writing this letter to follow up the June 6 letter from Mary Wiesbrock that detailed concerns about a proposed drive-thru Starbucks on Kanan/Thousand Oaks Boulevard. I want to share my experience at the drive-thru Starbucks on Rancho Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. I was there June 10 at 3:15 p.m. When I started to turn […]

Enough cars in Agoura Hills

The article on the front page of the June 6 Acorn drives home in stark visuals the impending disaster of the Agoura Village/ Ave/Cornerstone proposals. Firstly, I object to the editorialized photo caption that describes the rendering as showing a “nicely situated” project. I would leave that for the readers and citizens of Agoura Hills to decide for themselves. For […]

Ham radio operators tune in

HAVING A FIELD DAY—The Ventura County Board of Supervisors presents a proclamation designating June as Amateur Radio Month in recognition of the volunteers from various county amateur radio clubs who provide short wave radio communications in times of emergency. The Amateur Radio Relay League’s annual Field Day exercise from noon to 5 p.m. June 22 at Maple Elementary School in […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills On June 7 at hief stole a package from a home on Marks Road. The package containing a $70 hammock had been left on the front porch. It was gone by the time the owner came home. A burglar broke into the Agoura Hills Animal Hospital on June 7, smashing the glass front door and causing $1,000 in […]

Triunfo about water, not just sanitation

Triunfo Sanitation District will change its name to Triunfo Water and Sanitation District effective July 1 to better reflect the agency’s full scope of services, officials announced. Triunfo supplies potable and recycled water supply in addition to its wastewater collection and treatment services in east Ventura County. “Water supply is a significant part of our service. Approximately 33,000 people receive […]

Agoura Hills to participate in Library of the Year honor

Los Angeles County Library has been named the Gale/Library Journal 2019 Library of the Year and will celebrate with special programs and refreshments at all of its branches Wed., June 26. The Agoura Hills Library at 29901 Ladyface Court will offer celebratory cake and snacks from 4 to 5 p.m. next Wednesday. Refreshments at the Agoura Hills Library are sponsored […]

From dog until dusk in Westlake Village



Dog is man’s best friend, and many Westlake Village residents are clamoring for the opportunity to give their furry companions more time to play. At a meeting on June 12, the City Council voted on a resolution to extend the dog park’s hours from 7 a.m. to sunset year-round. Since it opened last summer, dog park hours have been 7 […]