2001-04-19

Gridlock to worsen in L.A. Basin, study says



Gridlock to worsen in L.A. Basin, study says By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Imagine what it will be like 25 years from now on Los Angeles County highways. With a population increase of almost 3.5 million people, the average speed on the freeways could be reduced to just 20 mph, predict planners for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Planning a […]

Paving the way to Eagle CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Paving the way to Eagle CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn A ‘STEVE BARRUS PRODUCTION’––Eagle Scout candidate Steve Barrus of Oak Park’s Explorer Post and Troop 2766, (standing on right) supervises the completion of two flagstone walkways being constructed on the campus of Agoura High School. Saturday morning’s early shift of helpers included left to right: Steve’s dad, Kim; fellow Scout Jack Sanofsky; […]

Scrutiny begins on Home Depot application

Acorn Staff Writer

Scrutiny begins on Home Depot application Plans have been submitted to the city of Agoura Hills for the long awaited commercial redevelopment project along Agoura Road, including construction of a 115,330 square-foot Home Depot store, among other retailers. Selleck Development Group of Westlake Village submitted a $13,760 filing fee last month and a bundle of drawings, maps and description papers, […]

Local garden club will host its annual tour soon



Local garden club will host its annual tour soon The Westlake Village Garden Club will present five gardens during its 28th annual Garden and Patio Tour from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Sun., April 29. Gardens vary in scale from a standard lot size to extensive ravine-backed properties. A considerable variety in style and plant types are represented. Tickets, which include […]

City officials say sign is too large for Westlake Village

Acorn Staff Writer

Homestore.com is going back to the drawing board. In a business where bright colors, glossiness and presentation are everything, Homestore has been asked to scale down its business sign. Last week at the Westlake Village City Council meeting, the Internet company that specializes in media and technology in the home and real estate industry proposed a sign for its corporate […]

Cops N’ Jocks Oak Park fundraiser will host some special attractions -Page 11



Cops N’ Jocks Oak Park fundraiser will host some special attractions -Page 11

In first place Luke Riordan swings a hot bat for Westlake -Page 30



In first place Luke Riordan swings a hot bat for Westlake -Page 30

Hospitals to accept Blue Shield



Blue Shield of California and two HCA-owned hospitals, Los Robles Regional Medical Center and West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, have signed a new agreement for hospital services and programs. For Los Robles Regional Medical Center, the contract is retroactive to March 1, 2001. The contract with West Hills Hospital & Medical Center went into effect April 1, 2001. The […]

Kids Safe Day set for this Saturday



A free event, "Kids Safe Day," is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m., this Sat., April 21 at the Agoura Town Center, 30125 Agoura Road (across from the Renaissance Hotel). The event is being hosted by John Robert Powers, the Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce, the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department and the Stop Abuse Against Families Foundation. Ethnic foods, a […]

Council approves larger facility that will enable greater access to DSL service in Calabasas



The Calabasas City Council recently approved an expansion of a Pacific Bell switching facility, which would allow more residents to receive DSL (digital subscriber lines; a faster Internet connection) and additional services after the project is completed in about 18 months. At its last meeting, the council approved the phone company’s site plan, along with an amendment to the General […]