Seven candidates file papers to run for Calabasas City Council

Acorn Staff Writer

Seven residents have officially declared their candidacy for three seats on the Calabasas City Council in the March 6 election. The candidates include two incumbents, Lesley Devine and James Bozajian, and Planning Commissioner Michael Harrison. The other candidates are: Karmen Brower, Leslie Abraham-Wolf, Matthew Hooper and Marcus Allen Frishman. The Calabasas City Council is comprised of five members elected at […]

Local students help lead Rose Parade

Five students at Thousand Oaks and Westlake high schools marched in the Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band as part of the six-mile New Year’s Day Rose Parade. Larissa Benedek and Jason Paul, both sophomores at Thousand Oaks High School, were among the nine Harold trumpets that announced the coming of the Rose Queen. Jill Savla, a sophomore […]


THURS., JAN. 4 Jolly Jiggers! Conejo Woodworkers Association: Tools, tips, techniques at 7 p.m. at Redwood Intermediate School, 233 W. Gainsborough Road, T.O. (805) 491-3660 Bring A Brit Daughters of the British Empire: National charity organization invites those from Britain or British Commonwealth to 7:30 p.m. meeting at First Christian Church, 301 W. Avenida de las Flores, T.O. (805) 517-1946 […]

First place finishers

THE FEARLESS FALCONS—From left to right: Samantha Ferber, Kelsey Krigstein, Jessica Sherwyn, Samantha Futterman, Victoria Cameron and Jayme Shuman. Coach Don Sherwyn is behind. Not pictured: Alana Naber and assistant coach John Naber. The Falcons were undefeated during regular season, earning first place among 38 teams in their under 10 division. Then they entered the playoffs to win five straight […]

Random thoughts about the New Year

Random thoughts about the New Year With 2001 upon us, it’s time to issues our own hopes and wishes for the New Year. To the city of Calabasas, learn to practice what you preach. Fearing traffic and congestion, the city has spent much time and money fighting the proposed Ahamanson Ranch development. Congratulations should be given for that effort and […]

A Great 5-Bedroom Sunset Hills Home

A Great 5-Bedroom Sunset Hills Home This desirable 5 bedroom, 3 bath Sunset Hills home has fabulous views of surrounding hills. The family room has a wet bar plus bonus den. There is a formal dining room, and the living room has a brick fireplace. The large kitchen has additional cabinetry/storage and a breakfast bar. A special feature of the […]

Hearing set for water tax

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) has announced a public hearing for Tues., Jan. 23 to discuss continuation of its annual parcel tax. Under the tax which started six years ago, property owners with less than one acre pay $10 per parcel or an average of 83 cents a month. Owners with more than an acre pay $10 per acre. […]

Single bikers look to go tandem LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn

Single bikers look to go tandem LISA ADAMS/ The Acorn ‘HIGHWAY TO MY SWEETHEART’––Ride leader Randy Rogers met his sweetheart Ginni Whisnant online and found they both enjoyed bike riding and being athletic. Randy, a ride leader with the North Ranch Mountain Bike Club, thought that a singles’ bike club was a great way to meet other active unmarried people […]

CHS construction continues

Acorn Staff Writer

At Calabasas High School, the temporary quarters have been cramped, and at times, disaster seemed just around the corner. During construction of the school’s new administration building last year, a main water pipe broke causing interruptions in plumbing and air conditioning. While work continued on the college and career center, music rooms and 120-seat lecture hall, students tiptoed around construction […]

Baha’i faith honors human rights

The 10th annual Human Rights Awards sponsored by the Baha’is of Ventura County and west Los Angeles County culminated recently with a banquet presentation at the Radisson Oxnard. Among the honorees was Sharon Agnew, manager of Workforce Diversity at Amgen, an advocate for diversity in the workplace and for educational projects for youth and children; Conejo Valley Seniors Concerns, Inc., […]