2020-06-18

Short verse packs a powerful punch

Roots of Faith

“Jesus wept.” Just two words long, John 11.35 is the shortest verse in the Bible. It’s also one of the more difficult to comprehend, a seemingly straightforward sentence that is actually quite complex. John Chapter 11 tells of the raising of a dead man, Lazarus. The story is set right before Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem for Passion Week. It’s the […]

To the Class of 2020

COMMENTARY /// Keeping the faith


“God, why did all this happen my senior year?” The cancellation of so many activities has left many of us wondering why. As a community who has seen you grow up, we love you. We grieve with you in all that has been lost during this time of graduation. It’s tough to have hope when we are walking through such […]

Squirrel of the month

JUST HANGING AROUND—Jere Berkley of Agoura Hills snapped this shot of a squirrel dropping by the backyard on June 1. Send your squirrel photos to newstip@theacorn.com.

Pandemic pups: life after lockdown



With millions of Americans out of a job and more working from home, many have found the health emergency to be the perfect time to bring home a furry friend, nicknamed “pandemic puppies.” But while the increase in pet adoptions is exciting for animal rescue groups, it also raises concerns about a surge in returned pets as counties begin to […]

Thousand Oaks home is close to parks, trails and sports courts

Large master suite has walk-in closet and double vanity in bathroom

This is an opportunity to own a single-story home in the Wildflower community. The house is on a cul-de-sac with views of the hills and backs to Wildflower Neighborhood Park. The house is 1,639 square feet with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. A courtyard entrance leads to a custom oak/glass front door. The foyer opens to the dining room and […]

Private retreat with resort-like backyard on one-acre lot

Includes two guest apartments, music studio

This private retreat-like home has five bedrooms and 3.5 baths, including many custom and designer details throughout. There are views of the surrounding Santa Monica mountains and private access to them from the back, with plenty of hiking and riding trails. The resort-like backyard comes with pool, custom waterfall, barbecue station and three fireplaces. The 1-acre property is spread out, […]

Camarillo residence has vegetable garden

Bathrooms and laundry room have been recently renovated

This Woodside Greens home has a quiet location and curb appeal. The renovated house has four bedrooms and three baths in 2,462 square feet of living space. The open floor plan has laminate flooring and decorator touches throughout. The bright kitchen has white shaker cabinets, double ovens, stainless steel appliances and granite counter space overlooking the backyard. All three of […]

Berkshire Hathaway Realtor earns No. 1 sales executive title

Linda Archie, Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty, has been one of the top agents in the company with awards and recognition dating back to 2008. In 2019 she achieved the No. 1 sales executive title in the Thousand Oaks office and was also the No. 1 sales executive in the entire company. In 2010, Archie was the only […]

Agoura Hills residence with fireplace, bar

This house features four bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a loft area. The home is set up high on a cul-de-sac in Morrison Ranch with views of the rolling hills. The grand formal entry has hardwood floors and a curved staircase. The light and bright formal living room has vaulted ceilings, a fireplace and hardwood floors. Step up to the formal […]

A healthy dose of playoff basketball



HIT THE DECK—Calabasas High boys’ basketball players help up teammate Jack Roggin after the senior shooting guard hit a 3-point basket in the Coyotes’ 68-63 win against Westlake on Feb. 7. The Marmonte League champion Coyotes opened the CIF-Southern Section Division 1AA playoffs on Wednesday against Foothill, but a final score was not available at this newspaper’s deadline. Westlake, Oaks […]


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