Agoura Hills is a unique suburban community exemplified by a commitment to the preservation of its history, a high quality of life, a vibrant business community, and environmental sensitivity. In Agoura Hills, you will find a variety of residential neighborhoods, including pastoral horse properties as well as luxury estates and gated communities.
In the 1920s, the community was briefly known as Picture City, as Paramount Pictures owned a ranch in the area used for filming Westerns. Agoura Hills is also home to the Great Race of Agoura Hills, an annual running event held at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills in March of every year. The Great Race was established in 1986 by parents looking to raise money for local elementary schools. One of the races (Chesebro Half Marathon) was voted Best Half Marathon in the U.S. in 2011.
Agoura Hills is part of the Las Virgenes School District, one of the best districts in the state, and includes schools such Willow Elementary School, Sumac Elementary School, and Yerba Buena Elementary School, as well as Lindero Canyon Middle School and Agoura High School. For more information on schools in Agoura Hills, please visit: here.