2001-05-24

Backers of petition drive to stop Home Depot shoot for November’s ballot

Acorn Staff Writer

An Agoura Hills citizens’ group plans to begin collecting signatures for a petition drive against the proposed Home Depot store on Agoura Road. If successful, the petition would place a measure on the November ballot asking voters to decide whether they’re for or against the 140,000 square-foot store. The Home Depot would be built just south of the 101 Freeway […]

Remembering CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Remembering CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn MEMORIAL DAY––Pierce Bros. Valley Oaks Memorial Park at 5600 Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village will host Memorial Day ceremonies beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Monday. The event will include a fly-over by World War II planes in a "Missing Man" formation, patriotic music and songs, placing of flags, presentation of memorial wreaths and historical readings.

Westlake Village park plan moves forward

Acorn Staff Writer

Westlake Village park plan moves forward If you want it done right, do it yourself. Residents of the Trails neighborhood in Westlake Village attended last week a second community workshop regarding the Foxfield Park on Foxfield Drive just off of Lindero Canyon Road. It enabled homeowners to provide feedback on a park they’ve wanted for 15 years. According to City […]

Book sale finale



SHOPPING––Debbie Bartnicki and her son, John, a student at Calabasas High School, browse through used books at Las Virgenes Library on Saturday. The twice-a-year event on Roadside Drive is ending because the library is relocating to Agoura Road at Ladyface Circle in July.

Agoura toddler survives rattlesnake bite



A rattlesnake near her Agoura home bit a 21-month toddler around 5 p.m. last Tuesday, officials report. Two fire engines, paramedics and a helicopter were dispatched from nearby Fire Station 56, close to the toddler’s home, off Cornell Road on Crags Drive in Agoura, according to fireman/paramedic Steve Bernau, one of the people to stabilize the little girl before she […]

Judges hear Ahmanson appeal

Acorn Staff Writer

Ahmanson Ranch opponents are asking the Ventura County Court of Appeals to overturn a lower court decision that reportedly gives developers permission to usurp water rights for the 3,050-home development. Save Open Space, the Agoura Hills organization doing battle with Ahmanson Ranch, lost a 1999 lawsuit on the water rights’ issue in Superior Court. SOS charged that Ahmanson didn’t complete […]

Memorial Day causes early deadlines



Memorial Day next Mon., May 28 will forceThe Acorn into early deadlines for next week’s issue. Real estate advertising must be placed by noon today, May 24. Display advertising must be reserved by noon Fri., May 25. All other deadlines advance by 24 hours. Thanks for your cooperation.

Dedicated Local woman won’t let illness prevent her from setting, reaching goals -Page 14



Dedicated Local woman won’t let illness prevent her from setting, reaching goals -Page 14

GOP gala Republicans have a ‘Victorian tea’ at a mighty mansion -Page 16



GOP gala Republicans have a ‘Victorian tea’ at a mighty mansion -Page 16

Saved She won’t let the shelter put them to sleep -Page 20



Saved She won’t let the shelter put them to sleep -Page 20