Concern brewing over Las Virgenes compost plant

Acorn Staff Writer

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) is looking for ways to market the tons of sludge byproduct generated each year at the Rancho Las Virgenes Composting Facility after receiving word that Kellogg Garden Products of Carson will no longer be the plant’s chief customer. Kellogg provides the sawdust used in Rancho’s composting process and each year receives about 15,000 cubic […]


REACHING OUT TO THE COMMUNITY – Senior Concern’s boardmember and realtor Joan Young, left; Lynn Engelbert, executive director; Bob Lewis, boardmember; Gary Jones, building committee chair and Frances K. Prince, director of development, show plans for the expansion of the Fitzgerald Senior Day Support Center. The center is now operating at capacity and with the senior population growing, the center […]

Children get practical lessons, too

Chase your dream at Unity

"Ignite Your Desire, Choose Your Dream" is the subject of Rev. Irma Oestmann’s sermon at 10 a.m. on Sun., Aug. 6 at Unity Center Church services in the community room of Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview (off Erbes), Thousand Oaks. At 9 a.m. is an ongoing adult class discussion of "Seat of the Soul" by Gary Zukov. Children are invited […]

Yacht Club to host Sail-A-Thon

Westlake Yacht Club will host its seventh 10-hour Sail-A-Thon from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 12 on Westlake Lake. The event, designed as a sailing marathon team race, will raise funds for Casa Pacifica, the Santa Monica Bay Sailing Foundation and Create-A-Smile. Located in Camarillo, Casa Pacifica is a service provider for at-risk children and families living […]

Dropping the bombs saved lives

Aug. 6 and Aug. 9 mark the anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Some Americans are still feeling guilty over this. Let’s look at the facts. Decoded messages from Japan’s war leaders left no doubt that they planned to defend their homeland with even more suicidal fanaticism than was displayed at Okinawa. And they made very clear […]

This Moorpark Gem has 4 Bedrooms and a Very Private, Landscaped Yard

Calabasas planning commissioners approve new supermarket

Acorn Staff Writer

The west side of Calabasas will finally get its own grocery store and other amenities as the planning commission conditionally approved the new Albertson’s Market project at its meeting last Thursday. The 72,472 square-foot shopping center will be located within the 101 Freeway Scenic Corridor at 26521 Agoura Road. The three-building center will feature an Albertson’s market with a Sav-On […]

He gets $500 for video on convict’s last meal

He gets $500 for video on convict’s last meal Fourteen-year-old David Wexler of Calabasas has been awarded $500 for submitting the winning video in the "Behind the Screen Test" contest sponsored by Charter Communications and AMC Networks. Students from Malibu, Calabasas, Agoura and Thousand Oaks high schools had been invited to compete. Wexler, a Malibu High School freshman, served as […]

Library offers summer reading fun

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