2001-09-13

Where to help in response to the terrorist attacks



Where to help in response to the terrorist attacks Tuesday’s terrorist acts in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania injured many victims and created a desperate need for blood. The American Red Cross is responding by collecting blood from donors nationwide and transporting it back east. Your help is needed. The Red Cross has extended its hours at Southern California […]

Jewish community prepares for the High Holy Days MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Jewish community prepares for the High Holy Days MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn ROSH HASHANAH, YOM KIPPUR–Rabbi Moshe Bryski of Chabad of the Conejo, left, demonstrates the shofar. Above right, members of Temple Beth Haverim gather with three members who hold the Torah: Rabbi Gil Alchadeff, right, Nili Ziv, center, and Randy Friedman. High Holy Days start with Rosh Hashanah next Monday […]

Westlake moves forward on YMCA

Acorn Staff Writer

On Monday night, Westlake Village City Council instructed the staff to prepare a resolution certifying the final environmental impact report (EIR) for a local YMCA, taking the next step toward construction. Triunfo YMCA has been working with the Westlake Canyon Oaks Homeowners’ Association (HOA) to swap land and build a new YMCA, but is tired of waiting for signatures. Triunfo […]

Substitute teachers question districts’ fairness

Acorn Staff Writer

At least some substitute teachers are angry about the treatment they get from local school districts. One teacher recently complained that school districts have unrealistic expectations and only are concerned about their needs, not the substitutes. Replacement teachers, she said, are required to be available at least three days per week by a district, although it guarantees no work. Substitutes […]

Jordan brings experience to LVUSD race

Acorn Staff Writer

Right now, the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education is long on candidates but short on experience. Of the five candidates in the Nov. 6 election, only one is an incumbent. Moreover, the two incumbents who aren’t facing reelection have only a few years of experience between them. Judy Jordan, the current school board president, says the board […]

Corridori hopes to keep his winning streak intact

Acorn Staff Writer

The most contentious city council election in Agoura Hills’ history is set for Nov. 6, and the issue of whether to build a Home Depot in the city has led eight candidates into the fray, including Ed Corridori, the city’s mayor. Corridori, one of three councilmembers seeking reelection, acknowledges that Home Depot has indeed captured the election limelight. But he […]

Cops offer a new Website



The Court Services Division of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has announced a new Website that provides Internet access to many of the sheriff’s department civil process services. The Website was developed to better serve the public in verifying civil case status and to obtain general information. Litigants will be able to check the status of their civil cases […]

DISCUSSING TRAFFIC—Agoura Hills Mayor Ed Corridori, left, and City Councilman Jeff Reinhardt, center, meet with U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D) at his Woodland Hills office and discuss transportation issues relative to the city. Topics included improvements to



DISCUSSING TRAFFIC—Agoura Hills Mayor Ed Corridori, left, and City Councilman Jeff Reinhardt, center, meet with U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D) at his Woodland Hills office and discuss transportation issues relative to the city. Topics included improvements to the Kanan Road/101 Freeway interchange (slated to begin next year) and the possible expansion of bicycle routes linking Oak Park to the Santa […]

Candidate loves Westlake, seeks office

Acorn Staff Writer

Westlake Village resident Ron Klamert is running for city council. A resident for three years, Klamert loves the area and expects to live here for quite a while with his wife, Sue, and two sons, Colin, 7, and Tiger, 5. Klamert was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved out to California years ago to work in the entertainment industry. In […]

Trail designation moves closer to reality



A resolution designating an official California state trail stretching between the Oregon and Mexican borders was approved by both the California Assembly and Senate recently. State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley introduced Assembly Concurrent Resolution 20, a resolution designating the 1,200-mile long California Coastal Trail as an official state trail and directing the California Coastal Commission and the State Coastal Conservancy to […]