Major project approved in Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

The largest development in Agoura Hills history received unanimous approval by elected officials last week, putting the wheels in motion for a 10-year development agreement that will allow a mixture of apartments, office and restaurants to be built on Canwood Street and help pay for the long-awaited Kanan Road interchange improvements. Presented by Los Angeles developer Jerry Snyder, the Oak […]



New middle school debate: Who goes where?

New middle school debate: Who goes where? By John LoesingAcorn Staff Writer First they didn’t want it. Now they’re clamoring to get in. The new middle school near Calabasas is scheduled to open in the fall of 2003, but many of the parents who opposed the campus and its location say they’ll be equally upset if their children aren’t allowed […]

Large signs continue to come down in city of Agoura Hills

Acorn Staff Writer

The signs are beginning to crop up everywhere––or disappear, depending on how you look at it. One by one, Agoura Hills’ pole signs are slowly going away, a telltale signal that although city officials lost their battle a few years ago to remove the signs, they now are winning the war. "I was hoping against hope that over the course […]

A moment to remember

Parents debate new starting time for A.E. Wright Middle School

Parents debate new starting time for A.E. Wright Middle School By John LoesingAcorn Staff Writer School just got out, but already parents are thinking about next year and the new classroom hours at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas. Starting next fall, the new hours will be 9 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Classes previously started at 8 a.m. and ran […]

Professor named state’s Poet Laureate

State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) and California First Lady Sharon Davis jointly announced Gov. Gray Davis’ appointment of Quincy T. Troupe as California’s first official Poet Laureate. Troupe, 59, of La Jolla, is professor of creative writing and American and Caribbean Literature at the University of California, San Diego. He’s the recipient of two American Book Awards (1980, 1990) […]

State gives assistance to senior, blind, disabled citizens

The Homeowner and Renter Assistance program provides a once-a-year payment from the state to qualified homeowners and renters based on property taxes directly paid by homeowners and indirectly paid by renters. For the 2001 claim year, eligible homeowners can receive a payment of up to $472.60, while renters can receive up to $347.50. In addition to having paid property taxes […]

Kuehl, Pavley visit Calabasas on June 29

State Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Los Angeles) and state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) will host a mobile district office from 10 a.m. to noon on Sat., June 29 at the Calabasas Farmers’ Market, 23504 Calabasas Road (at the corner of Calabasas Road and El Canon). They will meet residents, listen to and answer questions about legislative issues, and gather information […]

Red Cross urges area residents to prepare now, help prevent dangerous brush fires

The American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles offers the following safety and preparedness tips to help people cope with the dry weather. Protect your home Regularly clean roof and gutters. Inspect chimneys at least twice a year. Use half-inch mesh screen beneath porches, decks, floor areas and the home itself. Also, screen openings to floors, roof and attic. Install […]