2000-11-02

Skateboarders find a place to play in Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

Spirits were high and wheels were rolling Saturday morning, when Los Angeles County dedicated Gates Canyon Park to the city of Calabasas and the city then dedicated it as a part-time skate park for youth of the community. The seven-acre park at 25801 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Calabasas was built by Los Angeles County in 1990, when the land was […]

Oak Park MAC says yes to RV ordinance



The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) gave approval last week to a new ordinance regulating the parking of recreational and other oversized vehicles on community streets. The MAC began working on the ordinance 18 months ago after hearing complaints about motorhomes that remained parked in front of houses for extended periods of time. The ordinance bans overnight parking on […]

Kids help keep seniors healthy LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Kids help keep seniors healthy LISA ADAMS/The Acorn DECORATING WITH CARE –– Stella Peters, center, 94 years young, is joined by her great-great nephew Ryan Mandell, to her right, along with his fellow Cub Scouts of Troop No. 227 and Brownie Troop No. 193 of Agoura Hills. The children recently visited Hillcrest Inn senior home in Thousand Oaks to sing […]

Arts and crafts shows planned for Oak Park



Arts and crafts shows planned for Oak Park Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is sponsoring a fall Arts and Crafts Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 18 at Mae Boyar Park, 130 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. A swap meet for children ages 6-12 will run concurrently. Artists and crafters are invited to submit an […]

New Frontier for Calabasas



Undefeated in the Frontier League and .500 overall, the Calabasas Coyotes have saved the best for last. Calabasas ends the regular season with home games against league stalwarts Santa Paula and Nordhoff, the defending champion. The two contests will make or break the Coyote season. Calabasas (4-4, 2-0) prepared for tomorrow’s showdown against Santa Paula with a 38-8 rout against […]

‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’ coming to Thousand Oaks this weekend



The Young Artists Ensemble will present "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe," from Fri., Nov. 3 through Sun., Nov. 5 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Performances of C.S. Lewis’s classic tale will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. A cast of more than 30 young actors ages […]

Shapiro endorsed



I want to give another [perspective] on Councilman Reinhardt’s endorsement of Fran Pavley for the 41st assembly district. As mayor of Agoura Hills for four terms Fran’s influence is considerable and her legacy on this city is profound. It’s as if her ghost still walks the halls. Just try to build a house, commercial building, start a business or post […]

Mary Deschamps



Mary Deschamps Mary Deschamps has been congratulated by Kathy Mehringer, regional manager of the Fred Sands Westlake Village office, for her outstanding production, having participated in sales with a combined production of listings and closings of more than $3 million during the past few months. Backed by her broad knowledge of the business, Deschamps’ reliable professional service is designed to […]

Within Walking Distance of Blue Ribbon School The best priced Morrison Ranch Highlands home is within walking distance of Willow Elementary School, a National Blue Ribbon School



Within Walking Distance of Blue Ribbon School The best priced Morrison Ranch Highlands home is within walking distance of Willow Elementary School, a National Blue Ribbon School Within Walking Distance of Blue Ribbon School The best priced Morrison Ranch Highlands home is within walking distance of Willow Elementary School, a National Blue Ribbon School This most popular Highlands floorplan with […]

Westlake Village looks again at affordable housing

Acorn Staff Writer

In the past, the city of Westlake Village has chosen to sell off its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to other cities for 50 or 60 cents on the dollar because it needed the money. The CDBG program is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and provides annual grants on a formula basis to […]


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