2002-01-10

Having fun at the park



Calabasas to spend another $400,000 to fight Ahmanson

Acorn Staff Writer

Opponents of the proposed Ahmanson Ranch development won a victory last week when the Calabasas City Council voted to appropriate $391,144 in its battle to stop the development, even though the city had already exceeded its budgeted $150,000 fiscal year allotment by $21,000. The issue became somewhat of a controversy when City Councilman Michael Harrison wrote that "Calabasas should stop […]

Calabasas to spend another $400,000 to fight Ahmanson

Acorn Staff Writer

By Sharon Makokian Opponents of the proposed Ahmanson Ranch development won a victory last week when the Calabasas City Council voted to appropriate $391,144 in its battle to stop the development, even though the city had already exceeded its budgeted $150,000 fiscal year allotment by $21,000. The issue became somewhat of a controversy when City Councilman Michael Harrison wrote that […]

Study on 101 Freeway moves into second gear

Acorn Staff Writer

An exhaustive government study of the 101 Freeway officially got underway this month, but like the slow-moving traffic that gives it a woeful reputation, the effort could take longer than two years to complete. The $4.5 million study seeks ways to reduce freeway congestion and improve safety in the 40-mile stretch between downtown Los Angeles—where the 101 crunches into the […]

Congressman says U.S.



Congressman says U.S. paid a price for apathy Terrorists got the wrong message, Sherman says By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer America might have been "caught sleeping" during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks because it refused to take effective action against terrorism during the 1990s, said U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), speaking to students at Viewpoint School in Calabasas […]

Dusk in Agoura Hills



Community center deals with growing pains

Acorn Staff Writer

Most users seem pleased by what they see at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, now entering its third year of operation. But some have expressed disappointment that the facilities aren’t more open to the public. The $5.6 million community center opened in late 1999 to serve residents of both cities. Because of its rapid rise in popularity, the facility at […]

Prepare now for rainy season, Ventura County officials warn The Ventura County Fire Protection District encourages residents to prepare for this year’s rainy season by offering the following tips:



Prepare now for rainy season, Ventura County officials warn The Ventura County Fire Protection District encourages residents to prepare for this year’s rainy season by offering the following tips: Remove debris from rain gutters on roof. Be sure that all drains in yards, driveways and pool decks are cleaned and clear of debris that could clog and back up into […]

Free seminars address senior fitness, avoiding injuries while skiing



Free seminars address senior fitness, avoiding injuries while skiing Physicians from West Valley Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine will present two free patient education talks on Wed., Jan. 16 in the Conejo Valley. The medical group’s physicians are residents of the local community and are team physicians for several of the local schools. The talks are part of a series being […]

Vandals strike on New Year’s Eve at Annandale



Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station is investigating a rash of New Year’s Eve tire-slashing incidents at the Annandale condominium complex in Agoura Hills. Vandals cut the tires on 19 vehicles between 1 and 8 a.m. on Jan. 1, according to reports. A single tire was slashed on 15 of them, according to sheriff’s Dep. J.T. Manwell. Four vehicles had two tires […]