2001-03-01

Lack of funds may delay projects in OPUSD

Acorn Staff Writer

Lack of funds may delay projects in OPUSD Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) is running out of money to fund all of the projects previously identified as priorities. Administrators discussed last week projects in progress. Martin Klauss, assistant superintendent of business and administrative services, first outlined projects already completed; the relocation of six portables from Medea Creek Middle School […]

Home Depot embarks on P.R. campaign



Home Depot embarks on P.R. campaign By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, has mounted a public relations campaign introducing itself as "your neighbor" in Agoura Hills. The Atlanta-based chain recently sent residents a packet containing information about a proposed new store just south of the 101 Freeway between Kanan Road and Reyes […]

No surprise; they tell us



No surprise; they tell us it’s been a wet winter CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn RAIN CHECK––Frank and Betty Farmer operate the official Calabasas rainfall reporting station. They check the gauge daily and enter the results in a computer. They report that Calabasas received 7.18 inches in January and through 5 p.m. Tuesday, 8.32 inches this month.The rain gauge at Frank and […]

History book being written about city of Westlake Village

Acorn Staff Writer

Twenty years have passed and enough has happened to write a book about Westlake Village. Last week, the Westlake Village City Council discussed progress of a book being written about the city. City Councilwoman Betty De Santis wanted the book to be written in conjunction with city’s 20th anniversary. Jim Henderson, 85, one of the founders of the city and […]

Land transfer An important wildlife corridor to remain open, thanks to local purchase -Page 13



Land transfer An important wildlife corridor to remain open, thanks to local purchase -Page 13

Election set Calabasas voters go to the polls next Tuesday, cable to cover results -Page 2



Election set Calabasas voters go to the polls next Tuesday, cable to cover results -Page 2

To final round OPHS girls to play in the CIF championship game -Page 28



To final round OPHS girls to play in the CIF championship game -Page 28

Great Race shines despite showers CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn RAIN DANCE––



Great Race shines despite showers CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn RAIN DANCE–– Runners of all ages have fun competing in last weekend’s 16th Annual Great Race of Agoura. The weather was foul but it didn’t dampen spirits. Money raised by the event goes to local elementary schools. See page 17 for more pictures and the 5K and 10K race winners.

City officials hope for high turnout in city council race, results will be televised

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas officials hope that local voters will learn from the presidential election’s "Florida fiasco" that every vote counts when its city council election takes place next Tues., March 6. "We are hoping that after Florida, people will realize how important every vote can be and that they will show up at the polls in record numbers. With three city council […]

Study starts on 101 Freeway gridlock situation

Acorn Staff Writer

Officials with a group of area cities announced last week that $6 million in funds would be available to study traffic solutions along the 101 Freeway from Westlake Village into Los Angeles. The three-year study will look at transportation alternatives to reduce traffic congestion, enhance safety and improve air quality for the 40-mile stretch of freeway between the 23 Freeway […]