2000-10-19

Landfill, school become new focus of North Area Plan debate

Acorn Staff Writer

The Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation has warned against construction of new homes and an elementary school near the Calabasas Landfill because of concerns about leaking toxins from the 40-year-old dump. Warner Financial, an Agoura Hills developer, plans to build 106 houses at the unincorporated site and provide Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) with at least 10 acres on which […]

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Q. What constitutes final pay?


Business Law Advisor Of Counsel Chulak & Shiffman Attorneys at Law Q. What constitutes final pay? A. Final pay includes unpaid wages (whether hourly or salary), overtime pay, commissions, guaranteed bonuses and accrued vacation pay not yet taken. Final pay does not include sick pay unless sick pay is part of a "Paid Time Off" policy. In that case, all […]

Agoura’s Denove strong-arms Simi Valley Cory Schwartz Acorn Sports Writer



Agoura’s Denove strong-arms Simi Valley Cory Schwartz Acorn Sports Writer A quick strike offense that included a full range of weapons gave the Agoura Chargers a 42-14 victory last week over Simi Valley. The Chargers scored three touchdowns during a two-minute span in the second half, erasing any thought of a letdown after the Pioneers scored two late first-half touchdowns […]

Catholic men to host a ‘50s dance



The St. Paschal Baylon Men’s Club is sponsoring a ’50s Dance from 6 to 11 p.m. this Sat., Oct. 21 in the church’s St. Thomas Aquinas Hall. There will be contests for the best-dressed ’50s outfit, bubble gum blowing, hula hoop, dance and limbo. Pizza, hoagies and drinks will be offered for $1 each. Tickets are $10 per person at […]

Music takes the backseat at Civic Arts Plaza



Music takes the backseat at Civic Arts Plaza I’ve recently learned that the upcoming productions of "Evita" and "Annie" at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza will utilize just a handful of live musicians playing along with a synthesized, artificial orchestra recorded on a computer hard drive. Producer Mark Edelman calls this "progress." When these productions played in Los Angeles […]

An Open And Airy Agoura Hills Home



An Open And Airy Agoura Hills Home This beautiful 4 bedroom home in Agoura Hills has an open, airy floorplan with vaulted beamed ceilings. There is a formal living room and dining room. The spacious family room has a cozy fireplace and leads to a wonderful backyard with a sparkling pool, spa, barbecue and beautiful mountain views. There is a […]

Taking a hike to fight breast cancer CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Taking a hike to fight breast cancer CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn HELPING A WORTHY CAUSE–More than 800 hikers gather at Paramount Ranch early Saturday morning to help raise money to benefit the Revlon/UCLA and USC/Norris Lee Breast Centers and the Expedition Inspiration Fund for Breast Cancer Research. The exuberant crowd could choose from a one-, three- or six-mile route that meandered […]

Spirent opens new facility



Spirent Communications/SmartBits Systems (formerly Netcom Systems, Inc.) recently broke ground at its second Calabasas facility in the high tech corridor. The SmartBits product began as a garage-size operation in the San Fernando Valley about four years ago and has grown to 195,000 sq. ft. of operating space to satisfy the test equipment development and production demands of the Internet, business […]

Lights out for Calabasas



The St. Bonaventure football team set a Ventura County high school record for most consecutive victories when it defeated host Calabasas last week, 46-7. Heralded running back Lorenzo Booker led St. Bonaventure to its 20th straight win by scoring five touchdowns and gaining 285 yards in 17 carries. It was a strange Friday the 13th, or maybe what you’d might […]

Mobile Sukkah hits the road LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn



Mobile Sukkah hits the road LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn ON THE ROAD AGAIN – Reminding Jewish people about their ancient pilgrimage through the desert, a Sukkah is temporary shelter for prayer. A mobile version of a Sukkah recently toured local sites. Here are (left to right) Leui Silman and Yisroel Bryski welcoming Bruce Kurnik of Oak Park into the Sukkah […]


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