2001-03-08

Bozajian, Devine, Harrison elected in city of Calabasas

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas City Council incumbents James Bozajian and Lesley Devine led the election results Tuesday, retaining their seats on the council despite a negative smear campaign waged against them. Planning commissioner Michael Harrison won the third open council seat. Bozajian swept Tuesday’s election with 1,933 votes (30 percent). Bozajian was pleased with the results and said he felt "vindicated" of charges […]

Teachers seem skeptical of superintendent

Acorn Staff Writer

Is a recent "no confidence" vote that Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) teachers gave to Superintendent John Fitzpatrick a genuine attempt to change the district’s leadership or is it just another shot across the bow in a lingering cold war between teachers and LVUSD administrators? Probably neither, according to people close to the issue. Of the 350 teachers who […]

Another bond issue is unnecessary in OPUSD, board president says

Acorn Staff Writer

Oak Park is now just reaching the end of a $40 million bond issue approved by voters in 1977 when Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) was born. According to Jim Kalember, president of OPUSD’s board of education, there’s enough money left for an emergency. OPUSD is experiencing difficulty in finishing all of its projects. Is another bond issue a […]

City of Agoura Hills prepares for SpringFest



The city of Agoura Hills threw a party last year called SpringFest, not only to celebrate the new millennium, but also to highlight the city’s people, its businesses and organizations. Officials have announced plans are in full swing for SpringFest 2001, scheduled for April 29 at Chumash Park in Agoura Hills, the site of last year’s inaugural event. "Celebrate the […]

Sporting the signs of spring



ONLY 13 DAYS UNTIL THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING––The Oak Park girls’ basketball team, above right, celebrates their first ever California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section basketball championship. They won it on Saturday in Long Beach and they won their first-round game in the regional tourney. See stories, page 28. Jordan Erickson, a 6-year-old White Oak Elementary student and shortstop for […]

Vacation photos The world’s greatest photographers Take Their Acorn on Vacation -Page 30



Vacation photos The world’s greatest photographers Take Their Acorn on Vacation -Page 30

Nationally known



The Coed Cheer Team from Agoura High School is No. 4 in U.S. -Page 12

Heroine Catholic woman recalls the Holocaust -Page 13



Heroine Catholic woman recalls the Holocaust -Page 13

Soka hosts Native Plant Sale CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Soka hosts Native Plant Sale CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn GREEN THUMB GATHERING––Darius Jatulis and his 3-year-old son Marius purchase enough pots of Conejo buckwheats and golden currants plants at Soka University’s plant sale to almost fill their van. Soka Alumni Misty Robinson, left, and Luci Costa handle the transaction for the Oak Park residents. Proceeds from the almost 1,400 plants sold […]

Pavley bill would protect species thought to have been extinct



Pavley bill would protect species thought to have been extinct State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) has introduced Assembly Bill 252, which would provide immediate protections to plant and animal species that were considered extinct, but that are rediscovered in the wild. Current law allows the California Department of Fish and Game to adopt an emergency regulation to protect a […]