2001-06-14

Ahmanson Ranch open space transfer ruled okay

Acorn Staff Writer

Ahmanson Ranch open space transfer ruled okay A California Appeals Court has ruled that no further environmental review is needed to support the Ahmanson Ranch transfer of a 2,650 acres of open space in upper Las Virgenes Canyon. The Second District Court of Appeal upheld a 1999 Ventura County Superior Court ruling that said county officials acted properly when they […]

Baseball kids are a hit



EAGER TO HAVE FUN-The Rangers hustle off the field after defeating the Orioles in a Pinto Division all-star game for 8-year-olds. Games were played all day at Westlake Elementary School last Saturday, part of Westlake Baseball Association’s 25th anniversary "Picnic in the Park" celebration. The Rangers won their contest in a thriller, 9-8. See related photo page 35.

Can’t duck the fun in Westlake Village

Acorn Staff Writer

One winning rubber ducky and 11,999 of its closest friends competed Sunday in the third Annual Great Conejo Duck Race held at Westlake Landing. Spectators adopted rubber ducks in the hopes that their duck would be first to float across the finish line. At one point two ducks broke away from the pack and raced "bill- to-bill" for first place […]

North Ranch Fire Station opens



Built in the same Spanish motif as the elegant homes that surround it, Ventura County’s new 6,000-square-foot Fire Station 37 opened for business last week. Ventura County Supervisor Frank Schillo said a deal was struck with developers to build the $1.4 million station almost 20 years ago, but that financial restrictions placed on fire department budgets kept the construction on […]

Inquisitive minds Students taught to understand ecology -Page 2



Inquisitive minds Students taught to understand ecology -Page 2

Brave soul Crossing guard helps keep community safe -Page 6



Brave soul Crossing guard helps keep community safe -Page 6

Wheels of life Woman participates in 575-mile AIDS ride -Page 12



Wheels of life Woman participates in 575-mile AIDS ride -Page 12

Happy trails CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn



Happy trails CHUCK ROGERS/The Acorn GIRL SCOUT TROOP 33 AT WORK-Left to right, Sarah Ikemoto, Jamie Lui, Krista Fukuyama and Jill Iwasaki are some of the 140 volunteers who gathered Saturday morning to help build, restore and rehabilitate several trails in Agoura Hills’ Cheeseboro Canyon. The effort coincided with National Trails Day. Local retailers and distributors said thanks to the […]

FIRE AND RESCUE AT YOUR SERVICE-Above is the new station at the intersection of Upper Ranch and Kanan Roads near Oak Park. At left, Thousand Oaks Mayor Dan Del Campo congratulates Fire Chief Bob Roper on the opening of Fire Station 37. Residents, city off



FIRE AND RESCUE AT YOUR SERVICE-Above is the new station at the intersection of Upper Ranch and Kanan Roads near Oak Park. At left, Thousand Oaks Mayor Dan Del Campo congratulates Fire Chief Bob Roper on the opening of Fire Station 37. Residents, city officials and Fire Department personnel attended the recent dedication ceremonies.

Chamber expands



The Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce has announced it will expand its sphere of influence to include the community of Oak Park. The chamber will celebrate the organizational change with a mixer at Prudential California Realty at the Pavilions Shopping Center in North Ranch, Thursday, June 28 at 5:30 p.m. "In my opinion, Oak Park has often been neglected and […]