2001-12-20

Speed limits going up on Lindero, Lakeview Canyon roads

Acorn Staff Writer

In a state-required speed limit survey, the Westlake Village public safety committee has discovered two roadways in Westlake Village that need higher speed limits. The speed limit on the stretch of Lindero Canyon Road between Whim Drive and the Ventura County border (just south of Blackbird Avenue) will be changed from 45 to 50 mph. Between Watergate Road and just […]

Three out of four are happy MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



Three out of four are happy MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn SITTING STILL—William McIntyre, 1, isn’t entirely pleased about sitting on Santa Claus’s lap but his brothers, Morgan, 7, left, Madison, 3, and Macon, 5, are perfectly happy to share their gift requests Sunday at the Janss Marketplace. Santa’s big night comes Monday. Christmas is Tuesday.

Water board to look again at annual parcel tax



Water board to look again at annual parcel tax The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) announced a public hearing for Jan. 8 to discuss continuation of its annual parcel tax. The tax, which began seven years ago, requires landowners to pay $10 per parcel for one acre of land or less, or an average of 85 cents a month. […]

Sobriety checkpoints planned

Acorn Staff Writer

Have happy holidays, but don’t get too happy behind that wheel. Last year in California 1,233 people were killed and more than 30,000 injured in alcohol-related crashes—nearly 4 percent over 1999, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). Officers at Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, a division of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s […]

It’s that time of year MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn



It’s that time of year MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn WAITING—Long lines at post offices are the norm for the U.S. Postal Service throughout the nation. Last Monday was expected to be the busiest mailing day of the year.

Christmas causes early deadlines



Christmas will force the Acorn newspapers into early deadlines for the issues of Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. Basically, all deadlines advance by 24 hours. Real estate deadlines for next week’s edition will be noon today Thurs., Dec. 20. Noon tomorrow, Fri., Dec. 21, is the deadline for display advertising. Thank you for your cooperation.

LVUSD boardmembers take oath of office



Giving thanks to the voters and promising to work hard on behalf of students and parents, two newly elected members of the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education were sworn into office during reorganization ceremonies last week. Incumbent Judy Jordan took the oath to begin her fourth term in office. Each term is four years. The newcomers are […]

Traffic snarls up on Las Virgenes Road



Drivers who use Las Virgenes Road between Lost Hills and Agoura roads may find themselves in somewhat of a jam during the next few weeks, as the city of Calabasas has begun a resurfacing project on that stretch of roadway, officials report. The overlay project began last week and will extend into early January. There are detour signs, but many […]

Collisions on Lindero Canyon Road force modifications in Westlake

Acorn Staff Writer

Southbound Lindero Canyon Road just north of Via Colinas was re-striped to allow a third lane about three years ago and accidents have more than doubled since then. Westlake Village city council-members last week approved modifications. The problem, according to Westlake Village city engineer Mark Wessel, is when traffic fills up on the southbound side of Lindero Canyon Road. Motorists […]

Tiger eyes the prize again, this time at Lake Sherwood