2002-02-07

Measure H combatants battle with money, words Attacks on both sides start early, often

Acorn Staff Writer

Measure H combatants battle with money, words Attacks on both sides start early, often Opposing sides in the Measure H initiative against big-box stores in Agoura Hills are spending roughly equal amounts to get their messages across, according to the latest financial reporting information from the city clerk’s office. Taxpayers Opposing Special Treatment, a group that opposes the March 5 […]

Intersection to be changed on Lindero Canyon Road

Acorn Staff Writer

A temporary modification to the median on Lindero Canyon Road at Pierce Bros. Valley Oaks Memorial in Westlake Village was approved last week by the city council and is effective immediately due to numerous vehicle accidents. The change will eliminate left turns from the cemetery onto southbound Lindero Canyon Road and left turns from northbound Lindero Canyon Road into Village […]

Heroic fireman saves dog



Pretty waterfowl



A glut of office space now exists in local areas

Acorn Staff Writer

Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes still prides itself as the new "Silicon Valley" of Southern California, but recent real estate figures indicate the area’s office market isn’t as robust as it used to be. The Conejo Valley welcomed more than 1 million square feet of new office space in 2001, according to commercial real estate figures, but many of those upstart buildings […]

Parks, Hoffman wage war in battle for Ventura County supervisor

Acorn Staff Writer

Parks, Hoffman wage war in battle for Ventura County supervisor The struggle to win the second district seat on the Ventura County Board of Supervisors is quickly escalating into open warfare as each camp in the two-candidate contest continues to spend more and more time denigrating the other. The county’s second district includes most of Conejo Valley (Thousand Oaks, Westlake […]

Parking remains a problem at popular Oak Park Place



Oak Park’s busy new shopping center, Oak Park Place, is causing overflow parking on public streets, according to the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council (MAC). The upscale strip mall at the corner of Kanan and Lindero Canyon roads has parking for 180 vehicles, but many employees are forced to park on adjacent streets because the spaces are full. "One thing […]

For the record



The Simi Run, the topic of a photo caption last week that mentioned urination at Westlake Elementary School, was not organized by a group from Amgen, Inc. The bicycle route was started 44 years ago by Barry Wolfe of Agoura Hills. (The confusion came from an Amgen Website that lists local bicycle rides). Also, a bicyclist in the photo (wearing […]

Community Foundation for Oak Park will host a candidate forum



Community Foundation for Oak Park will host a candidate forum The Community Foundation for Oak Park will host an Election Forum at 7:30 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 20 in Room G-9 at Oak Park High School, 899 Kanan Road, Oak Park. The forum will provide residents an opportunity to see and hear Randy Hoffman and Linda Parks, the candidates for […]

Supporters say Prop. 42 would reduce traffic congestion



Supporters say Prop. 42 would reduce traffic congestion help highways, streets By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Proposition 42, which will appear on the upcoming March 5 statewide primary ballot, proposes to create safer roads, traffic relief, stimulate the economy and will do it without new or raised taxes. Gasoline sales taxes, which currently go into the state’s general fund […]