2001-11-08

Voters decide in LVUSD, city council races Jordan, Whitehead, Iser elected to LVUSD board

Acorn Staff Writer

Voters decide in LVUSD, city council races Jordan, Whitehead, Iser elected to LVUSD board Voters in Las Virgenes Unified School District on Tuesday elected two newcomers and an incumbent to the board of education. Judy Jordan, the current school board president, led the overall balloting, followed by challengers Gordon Whitehead, an Agoura Hills certified public accountant, and Cindy Iser, a […]

Incumbents reelected in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

Incumbents reelected in Agoura Hills By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Despite a group of challengers who said the city is becoming increasingly mired in traffic and development, the incumbents still carried the day in Tuesday’s Agoura Hills City Council election. Ed Corridori and Denis Weber won third consecutive terms, while Jeff Reinhardt was successful in his first reelection bid. […]

Broomand ousted in Westlake Village

Acorn Staff Writer

Broomand ousted in Westlake Village By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Westlake Village City Council incumbent Iraj Broomand was upset Tuesday night by newly elected Bob Slavin, Mark Rutherford and Susan McSweeney. Broomand blamed the loss on a flyer that claimed he had missed important meetings, a claim that Broomand denied. The city has 5,728 registered voters in four precincts. […]

LVUSD bond money at work



LVUSD bond money at work Three-fourths of the $93 million school bond funds approved in 1997 are now being put to work on various projects throughout the district, according to officials with Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD). The upgrades touch practically every school. The $72.4 million in Measure R funds and state grants that have been spent so far […]

From fires to floods, it’s time to prepare The Ventura County Fire Protection District (VCFD) encourages residents to prepare for this year’s rainy season by attending to the following:



From fires to floods, it’s time to prepare The Ventura County Fire Protection District (VCFD) encourages residents to prepare for this year’s rainy season by attending to the following: From fires to floods, it’s time to prepare The Ventura County Fire Protection District (VCFD) encourages residents to prepare for this year’s rainy season by attending to the following: Remove debris […]

For the record



For the record The Acorn would like to assure its readers that no taxpayer funds were wasted delivering the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) newsletter, "School News Brief," to homes outside the school district. The insert, which was included in The Acorn for delivery within the LVUSD district boundaries, was inadvertently distributed in some papers delivered to Oak Park […]

All three local school districts show positive results in Academic Performance Index

Acorn Staff Writer


Oak Park Unified (OPUSD) unseated Las Virgenes Unified (LVUSD) as the top school district in Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes, based on results of standardized test scores given to students last year. LVUSD’s White Oak Elementary School recorded the best individual mark in the Academic Performance Index (API), a statewide ranking that gives schools a score between 200 and 1,000 depending on […]

Local businessman braces for war with Home Depot

Acorn Staff Writer

Local businessman braces for war with Home Depot By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The community still doesn’t have a correct picture of how Home Depot will harm Agoura Hills, according to Jess Ruf, owner of a local home improvement store that may be threatened if the national retailer opens here. Ruf (pronounced roof) purchased Agoura Hills’ Lumber City in […]

Baca discusses terrorism



L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca recently held a press conference addressing the public’s concerns about the possibility of terrorists within L.A. County. Also speaking at the press conference were numerous officials from various county agencies and representatives from more than 15 police departments within the county. The message was to remain calm, but vigilant. Speakers also expressed confidence in the […]

Vehicle thefts surge upward, but many can be prevented, cops say

Acorn Staff Writer

Vehicle thefts surge upward, but many can be prevented, cops say Cars are probably the most expensive things people own that are among the easiest things to be stolen, but there are ways to help prevent auto thefts. The precautionary measures involve common sense and no expense while others might cost from $25 to $1,500. The number of vehicles stolen […]