2021-07-29 E-Edition

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‘Frustrating’ delays keep Grossman on hold

Traffic death case continued a fourth time

The case against Rebecca Grossman, the woman accused of running over and killing two boys in a Westlake Village crosswalk with her car last fall, has yet to commence, and supporters of the victims are starting to tire of the delays. Two dozen people gathered outside the Van Nuys Courthouse on Grossman’s latest court date, July 21, to demand justice […]

Town hall preps residents

Despite Monday’s rain, local fuel remains dry and the risk of fire high

Oak Park lost nine homes to the Woolsey fire in 2018, and some impacts of the blaze are still visible in the community. Residents aren’t likely to underestimate the threat of wildfires anytime soon. Last week, more than 50 residents attended a town hall meeting to discuss fire safety and fire prevention methods. Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks hosted the […]

Student gardens encourage return of butterfly

Several schools in Oak Park will be welcoming back more than just students this fall; there will be butterflies, too. Working a collaboration with the Ventura County Resource Conservation District, some campuses in the Oak Park Unified School District will install milkweed gardens to encourage a regeneration of the monarch butterflies population in the region. The gardens will be built […]


Agoura Hills On July 19 a thief stole a bicycle from a home on Medea Lane. The culprit broke a $20 lock that had secured the bike, which was worth $622. Someone stole a $ 6,000 cellphone at Vons supermarket on Kanan Road on July 19. Security footage shows the thief walking behind the butcher counter, taking the cellphone and […]

OPUSD heads back under new superintendent

Oak Park families will have the opportunity to meet the school district’s new superintendent next week. Dr. Jeff Davis will host a meet-and-greet with the public on Wed., Aug. 4 at Oak Park High School as a way to introduce himself and the Oak Park Unified School District leadership team to students, parents and other community members. The event was […]


Take advantage, teens, and cash in


Hey, you there. Promising young teen. Have some free time on your hands? Maybe you haven’t heard, but while you were sitting home scrolling TikTok or watching Netflix, your value has gone through the roof. Yep, you heard that right—you’re in high demand. A confluence of events, tied largely to the government’s response to COVID-19, has led to a labor […]

Workshop builds foundation for new dwellings

GUEST OPINION /// Housing needs in the community

The housing inventory in Agoura Hills could be changing in ways that we haven’t seen since our incorporation in the early 1980s. Every eight years, cities must submit a Housing Element Update to the State of California for approval, showing that they have enough space to build the number of units assigned to us by housing authorities. This Housing Element […]

‘Equity’ teaching disguised as CRT

A July 15 special Acorn report on critical race theory contends that the Las Virgenes Unified School District “has adopted a policy of inclusivity and diversity awareness,” but that “(critical race theory) does not play a role in (the district’s) educational mission.” However, LVUSD board policy 0415 on equity, adopted Oct. 20, 2020, states that “the district shall proactively identify […]