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No on Prop. 38



No on Prop. 38 In the coming November election, we in California will be voting for or against a number of crucial items. None is more crucial to vote against than Proposition 38. This terrible proposition will abandon neighborhood schools, cost billions to the taxpayers, hurt kids, and will provide no accountability to the taxpayers. By giving parents a $4,000 […]

Has Its Own Running Stream And Waterfall



Has Its Own Running Stream And Waterfall On about a 1-acre cul-de-sac lot in the prestigious North Ranch area of Westlake Village is this 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath totally private gated pool estate that has been listed for sale by Tom Geiser of Young Realtors for $2,195,000. The 2-story residence spans about 7,500 sq.ft. and is highlighted by a 1,200 […]

Four candidates vie for two seats on Oak Park board

Acorn Staff Writer

Four candidates will compete for two open seats on the Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) Board in the Nov. 7 election. Two—Jan Iceland and Jim Kalember—are incumbents, and two—Kevin Carr and Steve Henning—are first-time contenders. For this article, each candidate was asked the same question—"What do you see as the challenges facing the OPUSD and how would you solve […]

It’s Pumpkin Patch Story Time LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn



It’s Pumpkin Patch Story Time LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn FUN AT THE LIBRARY – Miss Mona, left, tells stories to 2- and 3-year-olds during "Pumpkin Patch Story Time" at the Calabasas Library. The story time for the younger set begins at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday morning, and then starts for 4- and 5-year-old youngsters at 11:40 a.m. With books, songs […]

Westlake continues to romp



The Westlake football team racked up another win last week, but didn’t come out with its usual fire and went scoreless for more than a quarter-and-a-half in their home game against Moorpark. The Warriors (5-1, 3-0) gathered themselves together and easily came back from a 6-0 deficit to beat the Musketeers, 38-6. Moorpark (3-3, 1-2) got on the scoreboard first […]

Calabasas Pumpkin Festival this weekend



There’ll be more than 30 tons of pumpkins and an equal amount of fun at the ninth annual Calabasas Chamber of Commerce Pumpkin Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Oct. 21 and 22 at Paramount Ranch, a site in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. This year’s family festival will feature western swing bands, salsa […]

Archbishop can keep his opinion



I will keep this very brief. The next time Cardinal Mahony has an unwanted pregnancy, I will listen to his views and misgivings about going through an abortion. Randall Rosson Newbury Park

A Camarillo Honey



A Camarillo Honey This gorgeous 1-story home in Camarillo has been listed for sale through Dilbeck Realtors GMAC Real Estate for $289,900. An immaculate 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with newly installed carpet and entry tile, its backyard features a covered patio and lush landscaping. This home also is conveniently located near shopping, park and schools. Don’t delay, for further […]

Auto dealer conditionally approved in Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas, a city with one of the highest concentration of BMW owners in the country, will finally get its own BMW dealership. After several meetings, Calabasas planning commissioners conditionally approved the project last Thursday night. The conditions hinge on final changes that came out of an 11th hour meeting between the project’s architects, city staff members and leaders of the […]

Hospice rolls the dice on fundraiser CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Hospice rolls the dice on fundraiser CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn FUNDRAISER–Helping Hospice of the Conejo are Nancy Schultz, left, and Shirley Wilkie who enjoy a Saturday evening rolling dice for charity at Simi Valley’s Wood Ranch Country Club. The 12th annual event generated money for Hospice of Conejo’s free services. Almost 200 guests attended the affair that offered raffle, silent auction […]


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