2001-02-08

Sierra Club offers hikes to meet all abilities LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Sierra Club offers hikes to meet all abilities LISA ADAMS/The Acorn EXPLORING THE GREAT OUTDOORS––Hike leader Tom Siebert, front, leads a moderately paced six-mile round trip hike with the Conejo Group Sierra Club through the trails of Paramount Ranch in rural Agoura. The group offers easy, moderate or strenuous evening and educational hikes. Participants should bring water and food, and […]

Blackouts a distinct possibility Likelihood increases if conservation efforts don’t work

Acorn Staff Writer

Blackouts a distinct possibility Likelihood increases if conservation efforts don’t work With California’s current energy crunch, how likely are we to have rolling blackouts in this area? Very likely, according to Southern California Edison (SCE) regional manager Rudy Gonzales. "It’s very likely we’ll have rolling blackouts, particularly this summer," he said, noting that the state has recently had 17 consecutive […]

Liquor license, office building approved in Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

After two votes and tense words between members, the Calabasas Planning Commission granted a full liquor license to Money Pancho Mexican restaurant during a recent meeting. The restaurant, located in the Malibu Canyon Plaza Shopping Center at 26500 Agoura Road, is within the Las Virgenes Gateway Master Plan. The building has been a restaurant since 1994, changing hands several times. […]

Teens learn about careers firsthand through ‘Operation Shadow’

Acorn Staff Writer

Punxsutawney Phil wasn’t the only one to see his shadow last Friday (Groundhog Day) as 60 students from Agoura High School joined a nationwide program in which they shadowed professionals to learn about their careers. Actually, the national program sprung up only a few years ago, while the "Operation Shadow" program has existed at AHS for much longer, said Susan […]

Incumbent councilman is big on slow growth, open space, the environment and public safety

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas City Councilman James Bozajian, one of two incumbents in this year’s council race, is concerned with several community issues, including open space use, public safety and public transportation. "I’m a slow-growth candidate. I want to preserve open space and not see over-development. We’re pretty much built out," said Bozajian, who wants to annex adjacent property to prevent build-up around […]

Peterson named vice chair of MWD



Glen Peterson of Agoura Hills has been appointed as one of two vice chairmen of the board of directors of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). Peterson, who represents Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) on the Metropolitan board, joins William J. Luddy of Los Angeles as vice chairman. Peterson is a past president of the LVMWD Board of […]

Longtime Oak Park boardmember survives a stroke

Acorn Staff Writer

A member of the Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) Board of Education was found on his couch in the living room with blood trickling down his chin on the morning of New Year’s Eve. He was rushed to the hospital and on Jan. 19, he woke out of his coma and asked his wife not to forget to make […]

For the record



The former Westlake High School football player who was given probation and community service for his role in an attack last spring played wide receiver, not linebacker. And the two victims attacked were 19 and 20 years old.

New Los Angeles County D.A. reveals his goals during Chamber event



New Los Angeles County D.A. reveals his goals during Chamber event During the installment of the Agoura Hills/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week, newly elected Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley told about his goals. Cooley unseated Gil Garcetti in November’s election. He first congratulated Agoura Hills’ city officials and the Chamber of Commerce for all they […]

Westlake Village’s Library contract up for renewal



Westlake Village’s contract with L.A. County Public Libraries is up for renewal. The city is now building a new library. One of the 18 goals during a recent Westlake Village City Council meeting last week was to develop a workable and satisfactory contract for future library services. L.A. County has run the Westlake Village library since 1993, and as long […]