Support needed for small business


As our entire community navigates through the COVID-19 crisis, one of the most significant impacts will be the reduced economic activity in the Conejo Valley and our entire local region. For the businesses that call Conejo Valley home, they do more than just work here; business owners and employees live and raise their families here. So as we all make […]

At least let us play golf

I agree with most of the public area closures due to COVID-19 to limit the close contact between people. I do not understand why the golf courses and even the tennis courts are closed. Golf courses can limit the number of tee times and restrict golf carts to one person. The game can easily be played staying 6 feet from […]

Good advice for all

These are challenging times indeed, both personally and professionally, for every single one of us as we continue to navigate through the unique challenges posed by COVID-19. While anxieties are high as we wait to hear news and updates from around the world, and adjust to working remotely, it is important that we try to keep a positive outlook while […]

Show mom she’s a real superhero

Super Moms need super love! In this time of crisis, Moms are superheroes. Mother’s Day is Sun., May 10, and the Acorn Newspapers would like your mom to receive the recognition she so richly deserves. To make a submission, go to theacorn.com and click on “Moms are Superheroes” at the upper right. Check the newspaper you receive (one paper only) […]

Lego land

Calling all Lego builders! These are challenging times, so let’s get creative. If you or someone you know likes working with Legos, go to www.theacorn.com and click on “Lego” at the right. Select The Acorn, take a high-resolution photo of your latest creation, upload it on the form, and also provide a few details about yourself and your creation. The […]

Agoura Hills resident arrested on weapons charge

Multiple firearms found in home

A resident of Liberty Canyon in Agoura Hills was arrested last week after locals reported hearing gunshots inside a home on Patrick Henry Place. A man, whose name hasn’t been released, was arrested March 25 on suspicion of discharging a weapon on his property. Deputies with the special enforcement bureau of the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station served a warrant to […]


Agoura Hills A person broke into a car parked on Chesebro Road on March 20. The thief smashed the rear passenger window and scratched the door, causing $500 in damage, and stole a vest and a pair of sunglasses, worth $260. On March 18 a thief stole a phone from a shopping cart at Vons on Kanan Road. The phone’s […]

A fresh take on local farm produce

The concept of community supported agriculture (CSA), where an individual can become a “member” of a local farm and receive boxed seasonal produce regularly, isn’t a new one, but it’s gained popularity in recent weeks as residents search for ways to keep their kitchens stocked during the coronavirus crisis. At the Abundant Table, a nonprofit and organic-certified co-op farm at […]

Seniors stay social from a distance

Local residents are coming up with some innovative ways to make the best of a bad situation. Following the model made popular in Italy where people forced to stay at home due to the virus will serenade and talk to each from the safety of their balconies, a group of six residents on Westlake Lake are doing the same thing: […]