2001-08-09

Having fun while staying in shape MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Having fun while staying in shape MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn PLAYING CATCH––Brandyn Betton of Calabasas throws a Frisbee to his brother Doryn at Juan Bautista de Anza Park on a sunny afternoon in Calabasas. The Frisbee weather should be cooler.

Calabasas mayor returns to council

Staff Writer

Calabasas mayor returns to council Cheers and loud applause erupted in Calabasas City Hall when City Councilman Dennis Washburn moved to reconfirm the council’s trust in Mayor Janice Lee. Quietly and without fanfare, Lee had taken her accustomed seat at the Aug. 1 meeting of the Calabasas City Council. It was standing room only in council chambers, with about 60 […]

People can unknowingly kill their own trees

Staff Writer

People can unknowingly kill their own trees In Southern California’s desert climes, there are few natural resources more treasured than trees. They offer shade from the famous California sun and add a touch of beauty to an otherwise stark landscape. Though few things appear as strong and resilient as trees, danger abounds for them as for any living organism. There […]

Agoura Hills takes steps to protect wildlife corridor

Acorn Staff Writer

Agoura Hills takes steps to protect wildlife corridor Powerful public agencies have spent many years and millions of dollars trying to ensure the Liberty Canyon wildlife corridor remains a safe haven for fauna trying to cross the 101 Freeway. But the final defender of this narrow stretch of land, currently a target for development, could be the city of Agoura […]

A class act Agoura Charger football coach sets high standards -Page 27



A class act Agoura Charger football coach sets high standards -Page 27

Rock solid Temple Beth Haverim is being constructed on solid bedrock -Page 2



Rock solid Temple Beth Haverim is being constructed on solid bedrock -Page 2

Big jumper Oak Park youth reaches for the sky in high jumping -Page 26



Big jumper Oak Park youth reaches for the sky in high jumping -Page 26

Synagogue is on solid rock

Acorn Staff Writer

Despite delays in excavating, Temple Beth Haverim representatives said construction is moving forward on their new temple and synagogue in Agoura Hills. The 53,000 square-foot building will include a 27,000 square-foot synagogue and a 26,000 square-foot school with offices. The project fell behind schedule in June after the Agoura Hills City Council denied a request to allow blasting at the […]

What’s up with that?



What’s up with that? YES, SOMEONE LIVES THERE––Readers occasionally ask about the home that sits alone atop a hill south of the 101 Freeway near Lost Hills Road. It appears to be abandoned but someone, indeed, lives there and owns nearby property, according to an spokesman with Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. So now you know "What’s Up with That?" If […]

Westlake man killed in car wreck

Acorn Staff Writer

Traffic investigators say they’re at a loss trying to figure out why Stuart Rubin made a mistake in traffic that cost him his life last Friday evening. According to the Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, Rubin was traveling northbound on Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas when he swerved into the opposite lane just before the intersection with Lost Hills Road. Rubin, […]