2001-05-10

Flapjack flippers sport smiles GENE DOWD/The Acorn



Flapjack flippers sport smiles GENE DOWD/The Acorn PUSHING PANCAKES––Volunteers and sponsors cook and serve pancakes and sausage Saturday morning at Triunfo YMCA’s fourth annual Pancake Breakfast and Carnival. Left to right are the YMCA’s Tim Davila; Trader Joe’s John Thorson and Kevin Trutner; along with YMCA’S Gene Spies, all of whom helped. Two thousand patrons and supporters attended and proceeds […]

Opponents in a pickle over parking problems

Acorn Staff Writer

Opponents in a pickle over parking problems A proposed restaurant and entertainment corridor along Agoura Road in Agoura Hills has yet to make headway and already complaints are being heard about inadequate parking. Padri, a popular restaurant and night spot at 29003 Agoura Road, is sending spillover parking into the adjacent Agoura Village Center parking lot, causing alleged property damage […]

Two water agencies hope to tap into a compromise

Acorn Staff Writer

Two water agencies hope to tap into a compromise Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and its partner in Ventura County, Triunfo Sanitation District, began groundwork recently that could patch up a long-standing rift involving spending disputes between the two water agencies. Judge Steven Stone ordered LVMWD and TSD to conduct monthly joint venture meetings and use mediation, not courtrooms, to […]

Skating park trial period to be extended at Gates Canyon Park

Acorn Staff Writer

The Gates Canyon skate park will stay open at least another six months, the Calabasas City Council decided last week. The temporary skating ramps were added to the park in October. They’re set up for use on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3 p.m. to 6: p.m., and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Since the skating began, organizers […]

Riding in style LISA ADAMS/The Acorn



Riding in style LISA ADAMS/The Acorn CONEJO FUN IN 2001, THE PARADE––Westlake Village Mayor Mark Rutherford rides with his daughter, Brooke, as they wave to the crowd during the Conejo Valley Days parade. Thousands of spectators lined up along Thousand Oaks Boulevard in T.O. last Saturday to witness the traditional Conejo Valley Days parade.

Vacancy on planning commission filled by Calabasas City Council

Acorn Staff Writer

Calabasas community activist Lee Vanhouten was appointed to the city’s planning commission by the city council at its meeting last week. He’ll fill the vacancy left by Michael Harrison who was elected to the city council in March. Vanhouten, 42, has lived in the Saratoga Hills area of Calabasas since he moved there from the San Fernando Valley in 1994. […]

Open forever Two parcels protected into perpetuity -Page 2



Open forever Two parcels protected into perpetuity -Page 2

A place to read Local elementary school features fantastic places to read -Page 18



A place to read Local elementary school features fantastic places to read -Page 18

Tradition lives Distance runner at Agoura High School has the right stuff -Page 34



Tradition lives Distance runner at Agoura High School has the right stuff -Page 34

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