2000-07-13

Calabasas budget stays in the green

Acorn Staff Writer

The Calabasas City Council recently approved a comprehensive two-year operating budget and capital improvement plan for the 2000-2002 fiscal years. "This multi-year budget represents the big picture," Donald Duckworth, interim city manager, told the council last month. "The budget only allocates funding for a single year (at a time), with ongoing six-month reviews," he said. Under the budget, the city […]

Strauss Ranch site of free concert



Consider all the data when preparing to send kids to camp



For many families who have two working parents, summer camp is a great way for kids to get out of the house while being supervised by an adult. If you think your child is too young to go away for a few weeks, daycamp might be the best option. You can usually drop your child off on your way to […]

Thousand Oaks girl will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah in Israel



Lisa Jacobs, daughter of Susan and Alan Jacobs of Thousand Oaks, will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah in Israel when she and her family accompany Rabbi Shimon Paskow of Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks on the annual tour that the rabbi and his wife lead, scheduled for the end of July. Lisa will be participating in the Fri., July 21 […]

Summer school



seen as a disaster Having observed, and actively participated in my child’s education thus far, it has been a real education into the mis-education of our children. Three years in middle school proved that Webster’s should redefine the word curriculum to mean "I’m the teacher and I’ll do whatever I want because I know what’s best." With education in this […]

Westlake Village braces for decisions on low-income housing

Acorn Staff Writer

Be careful what you ask for. Some residents of Westlake Village might not get the park in their neighborhood that they opposed, but they might end up with high-density, low-income housing instead. Mayor Iraj Broomand and City Councilwoman Betty de Santis will serve on the ad-hoc committee working with city planning director Bob Theobald to finalize a housing plan for […]

Westlake, Agoura Hills team up for youth

Acorn Staff Writer

Some kids are old enough to hold summer jobs, but many young people just want to have fun while school is out. The Agoura Hills/Westlake Village teen recreation program is off to another hot start, offering a wide array of summer programs geared for the 11- to 17-year-old age groups. The two cities recently renewed their teen partnership and agreed […]

Backpacking course coming



Youth ages 11-17 are invited to experience an "Introduction to Wilderness Travel and Backpacking" program offered July 23 through 29 by the city of Calabasas Community Services Department and Naturalists at Large. Participants will enjoy a week of camping and wilderness travel with experienced naturalist guides in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and learn all the skills needed to be comfortable […]

Local temple plans relocation



School district is making a mistake After partaking in over four years of issues dealing with the Hellman property including providing my own real estate, engineering, and construction background as assistance in attempting to work with the various par



School district is making a mistake After partaking in over four years of issues dealing with the Hellman property including providing my own real estate, engineering, and construction background as assistance in attempting to work with the various parties involved with the property, I am finally speaking out over a number of points of fact, as follows: The Las Virgenes […]


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