Agoura Hills Fun Facts
Environment of Agoura Hills
Hundreds of plants species cover the eco-region of Agoura Hills natural areas. There is also a variety of wildlife, from rainbow trout to mountain lions. Mountain lions are now depleting in Agoura Hills due to traffic related incidents and attacks by other mountain lions. Snakes can be found in this region as well. Rattlesnakes, Mountain Kingsnakes, Gopher snakes and Garter snakes are a few of these species to name.
Agoura Hills Top Employers
In 2012 some of the top employers were Bank of America with 1,153 employees, Las Virgenes Unified School District with 482 employees and IBM with 206 employees. To follow would be Touch Commerce, Farmers Financial Solutions, Teradyne, Zebra Technologies and so on.
Government of Agoura Hills
The residents of Agoura Hills elect five people to oversee city operations. This city council guides the community development. These members elected for a four-year term. In December of 2014, Illece Buckley Weber was the mayor of Agoura Hills being a part of the city council. Others who are a part of the Agoura Hills City County are Harry Schwarz, John M. Edelston, William D. Koehler, and Denis Weber.
Actor from Agoura Hills
There are some well-known people who grew up in Agoura Hills or who have lived there before.
- Adam Levine
- Heather Graham
- Ray Romano
- Erin Brockovich
- Casey Mathews
The city is a total of 8.2 square miles with most of it being land. Ballard mountain is a well-known mountain named after John Ballard. Ballard was a free slave who became a pioneer settler. Another well-known mountain in Agoura Hills is called Ladyface mountain. This mountain is prominent part of the Conejo Valley. It is 2030 feet high. Another name for Agoura Hills is the “Gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.”