2002-03-14

Approval of Measure H raises new questions

Acorn Staff Writer

City officials and private developers are weighing their options in the wake of last week’s Measure H election in Agoura Hills, which blocks Home Depot and other big box retailers greater than 60,000 square feet. While the future of a Home Depot shopping center on Agoura Road remains uncertain, developer Dan Selleck said he doubts citizens will get their wish […]

Middle school student conducts a toy drive



Middle school student conducts a toy drive Jerica Ladin, a seventh grader at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills, is conducting a toy drive for young patients at Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles. She was inspired to help after a visit to the hospital to see a family friend. The toy drive is Jerica’s Mitzvah ("good deed") project in connection […]

Food drive is underway Helps local needy



Food drive is underway Helps local needy Curves for Women, a 30-minute fitness and weight loss center in Westlake Village, will participate in the Curves International Inc. "Food for Friends" food drive to benefit local food banks. Throughout this month, members who bring a bag of non-perishable food items, exercise three times weekly and lose five pounds and five inches, […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

He played in the major leagues for 19 years, all with the Boston Red Sox. He had a career batting average of .344. He had a career on-base percentage of .483. He had a career slugging percentage of .634. He had 521 career home runs. And the list goes on and on. He’s arguably the greatest hitter in baseball history. […]

White Oak hopes to see green at fundraiser



White Oak Elementary School, Westlake Village, will be "Seeing Green at the Canyon Club" in a special fundraising event on Sun., March 17 at the Canyon Club Dinner Theatre, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Doors will open 6:30 p.m. and entertainment gets underway at 8 p.m. Sponsored by the school’s Parent Faculty Club, the event will feature a no-risk Las […]

Agoura Hills must now live with the consequences of Measure H



Agoura Hills must now live with the consequences of Measure H I moved my family back to Southern California two years ago after spending 15 years in a small Midwest town. Although we chose a house in Westlake, it’s only because we preferred it to the houses the realtor showed us in Agoura. We didn’t give much thought to the […]

Measure H election sullied

By John Loesing
Acorn Staff Writer


By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The Measure H big box referendum last week in Agoura Hills turned into a pitch battle during the final days of the campaign, leaving members of both camps with a strong reminder of just how nasty local politics can be. Aimed at quashing a proposed Home Depot on Agoura Road, the referendum passed by […]

LVUSD should be cautious when using chemicals



LVUSD should be cautious when using chemicals Parents of children in Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD), please read this letter. I’d like to share my experience with the LVUSD herbicide-spraying program. A couple of weeks ago I was shocked to see herbicide being sprayed right along a long stretch of sidewalk used by many children each morning to walk […]

Quilts on display at Stagecoach Hobbyists invited



Quilts on display at Stagecoach Hobbyists invited Stagecoach Inn Museum will display quilts from the 1890s through the 1910s in a special exhibit from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sat. and Sun., March 16 and 17 in the Inn and Timber Schoolhouse on the Inn’s grounds at 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. These quilts are on loan from […]

Deja Blue is AYSO youth champions



TOUGH TEAM––Members of the Deja Blue AYSO Agoura-Westlake girls under 14 all-star team that recently won the Section 10 Tournament in Bakersfield, and that will play in the Pot-of-Gold Classic in Thousand Oaks, March 15-16, before moving up to the AYSO State Tri-Sectiional Tournament March 23 in Palmdale, are (from left in bottom row): Jennifer Carr, Katie Felber, Alex Cosentino, […]


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