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 […]

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 […]

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Lake Sherwood expansion plan gets approval

Acorn Staff Writer

The Ventura County Planning Commission voted 4-0 last week to approve construction of a new 18-hole golf course, 24,000 square-foot clubhouse and 100 homes at Lake Sherwood Country Club. Despite opposition from homeowners and several public agencies, the project goes before the Ventura County Board of Supervisors Aug. 8 for final approval. Ventura County Supervisor Frank Schillo was to meet […]


Chairman steps down, commission recognizes

Calabasas Planning Commission Chairman James Leewong resigned as chairman after his fellow commissioners asked him to step down at last Thursday’s meeting. Although no commissioners would comment on the reorganization, in his televised speech Leewong said that his fellow commissioners have been upset with his style of conducting meetings. "Almost every other Thursday, we come prepared with our skills …our […]

Agoura Hills moves ahead on Agoura Road widening

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Agoura Hills has been down this road before. How to widen Agoura Road, the city’s trademark rural route, without destroying too many oak trees is a problem that’s been around for years. Last week the Agoura Hills City Council voted on a plan to make the road four lanes between Kanan and Reyes Adobe roads, but spelled […]

CLVFF to look at regional housing needs

Citing a need to engage and educate area residents, businesses and developers about housing needs and the potential for critical housing shortages in the region, the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation (CLVFF) is undertaking a major study on residential needs, targeted for completion in early 2001. A committee of experts will be assembled to explore housing needs, comprised of representatives from […]

For the record

In last week’s issue, Reno Racing was wrongly named Reno Racers. Store owner Kathleen Brown said she would have given the ‘‘Go-Ped’’ mothers their money back, less $100, for the motor scooters that their sons couldn’t use in public areas. She also said that a sign in the store reads "All sales are final on scooters." However, Kathy Ashkenazi said […]

Westlake councilmembers hear park plans

Acorn Staff Writer

The city of Westlake Village and residents of Canyon Oaks Homeowners’ Association have called a truce in their three-year dispute over whether to build a new sports park on Lindero Canyon Road, known as Lot 79. Told that the city might be looking for locations to accommodate affordable housing in the future, the residents said they would rather support a […]