2021-09-30

More sensitive headline, please

I take exception to your Page 1 headline in the Sept. 23 edition of The Acorn, “Guilty verdict for hubby accused in wife-shooting.” “Hubby” is a term of endearment. A man who verbally abuses his wife, then ultimately shoots and kills her, is not a “hubby.” He is a monster. Ria LevineOak Park

Check facts to avoid bad info

Mr. Mark’s views on childhood COVID vaccination are at odds with the science. There are no late long-term effects of any vaccine; all adverse reactions occur within a month. COVID vaccination is highly effective; there is ample proof that it is. Eleven-year-old children are not vaccine candidates because testing to determine safety and proper dosage has not been completed as […]

Center’s colors leave us blue

I know we’ve got pandemic and wildlife bridges and housing issues to discuss. But who was in charge and who approved the blue paint color in the Vons/Citibank center on Kanan Road? Please come forward. Stacey DunauxAgoura Hills

Whizin artwork inspired his own

I just read The Acorn’s article on the “Agoura art piece mindful of pandemic.” While dining at the Whizin Market Square recently, I viewed the community art piece—one of the Platonic solids called an icosahedron—and was inspired to return home and make my own out of toothpicks. David PagniCalabasas

Seeing red after Brown letter

The wisdom of Biden? I was intrigued by the title of a letter written by Larry Brown of Agoura Hills in the Sept. 23 issue, “Withdrawal was needed.” However, after diving into the text, I quickly discovered that Larry seems to be having a departure from reality. Brown points fingers back at the last administration for negotiating with the Taliban […]

Rescue dog fetches big win at Westminster

Pooch gives whirling dervish act


Cars have the Indy 500. Horses have the Kentucky Derby. And dogs have Westminster—but forget what you learned in “Best of Show”—the Westminster Kennel Club’s annual show is not just about pampered poodles and coddled corgis. Since 2014, the club has had an agility competition in which dogs fly over jumps, dart through tunnels and weave through poles. Unlike in […]

Financial preparation for those with Alzheimer’s

Senior Concerns will present a virtual community seminar titled “Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease” from 4 to 5 p.m. Tues., Oct. 19 on Zoom. The seminar is presented in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, California Central Coast chapter. The seminar leader is Christopher Young, an attorney with the Alvarez Firm. The program will cover the importance of advance […]

BRIEFS

Reyes Adobe Days celebration is back The City of Agoura Hills will hold the 17th annual Reyes Adobe Days event as a one-day only celebration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., Oct. 2 at Reyes Adobe Park, 30400 Rainbow Crest Drive, Agoura Hills. As a streamlined version of the weekend-long celebration held in previous years, the 2021 program offers […]

Los Robles Medical Center has a heart for heroes

New award to honor dedicated teachers

As a way to show appreciation to teachers, who adapted and retooled when the pandemic hit, Los Robles Health System is launching the Hero’s Heart Award to commemorate the work that local educators have done throughout the past year and a half. “We are so grateful for the amazing educators we have in our community and would like to note […]

Community donates 2,000 books to club

Senior center teams with nonprofit started by Chaminade teen

The Caring Calabasas Club of the Calabasas Senior Center recently partnered with Books Build Bridges to collect books to distribute to a variety of charities, including foster children’s centers, women’s shelters and other underserved communities where children and adults might want books. “Books collected by the Calabasas Senior Center will be sent to Atlanta, Georgia and then on to Africa,” […]