2001-07-12

Developers save the most on water



The Acorn editorial opinion of June 28 said it well with regard to the district rewarding consumption, not conservation. The three directors who are responsible for this calamity were voted in by members of the public who succumbed to the slick marketing brochures financed by Brian Boudreau and his ilk. Now Boudreau is benefiting from his lower water rates while […]

Aerial attack



‘Three yards and a cloud of dust?’ Not this fall at Calabasas High -Page 32

Local resident directs play at Taper



Imagine life with a disability. Imagine having to use a ramp to enter a building, or needing special equipment just for day-to-day living. Imagine the looks and stares every time you go out. Now, imagine life with a disability 100 years ago. American Randolph Bourne lived in an age of transition in the history of disabled people. Since ancient times, […]

Realtors elect officers, directors



The Conejo Valley Association of Realtors (CVAR) recently conducted an election of new officers and directors for 2002. Geoff Baker will be installed as president at the Dec. 7 annual installation luncheon at Westlake Inn. Having served as president-elect for 2001, Baker’s progression to president is automatic per CVAR bylaws. Baker earned a bachelor’s in metallurgical engineering from Clemson University […]

For the record



For the record A photo two week’s ago in the June 28 edition of The Acorn of Oak Park basketball coach Lindsay Strothers and player Michelle Bregar was shot by Michael Coons, an Acorn photographer. Another photograph of Calabasas softball player Kelly Wolfe was taken by Adam Davis, also a photographer for the paper.

Agoura Hills should ignore the hysteria about Home Depot



Agoura Hills should ignore the hysteria about Home Depot I am writing this letter to complain about the scare tactics of the anti-Hope Depot movement. I have been receiving email from Al Abrams telling me to organize an anti-Home Depot coalition; the big problem is that I am very much for Home Depot or any other large moneymaking concern. I […]

High tech lights Westlake Village opts for new LED traffic signals -Page 11



High tech lights Westlake Village opts for new LED traffic signals -Page 11

Summer maintenance tips offered to homeowners



Summer months provide am opportune time for homeowners to extend the life of their home operating systems while achieving energy conservation, according to the Home Warranty Association of California (HWAC), which has issued a checklist of tips to achieve these goals. According to HWAC, air-conditioning efficiency and maintenance, clothes dryer conservation, and pool and spa maintenance are among the critical […]

J.D. Power survey says customers want real, live Internet service reps



J.D. Power survey says customers want real, live Internet service reps As the Internet became a cost of entry for most businesses, many companies looked forward to the day when their Websites and online customer service would largely replace live telephone customer service and reduce their operating cost. However, this hasn’t happened, according to Agoura Hills-based J.D. Power and Associates […]

History of Poland’s Jews explored in art



A Shenere Velt Gallery of the Workmen’s Circle will present an exhibit of paintings, drawings and prints titled "Past and Present from Poland to Pico: Memories and Paintings by Pavel Vogler" through Fri., Aug. 31. Born and raised in Krakow, Poland, artist Pavel Vogler is the son of Holocaust survivors. A 1986 graduate of Krakow’s Academy of Fine Arts, with […]


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