2002-07-18

Roadside Lumber expansion plan axed

Gregory Koteles
Special to The Acorn


Roadside Lumber expansion plan axed Gregory Koteles Special to The Acorn Roadside Lumber in Agoura Hills will remain an "eyesore," as city councilmembers described it, following a hearing last week in which a majority of the council expressed disapproval of a plan to renovate and expand the property. Michael Tuchman, owner of Roadside Lumber, purchased the former L.A. County library […]

Calabasas Planning Commission will consider variance proposals by Viewpoint School



Calabasas Planning Commission will consider variance proposals by Viewpoint School By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas Planning Commission will consider at upcoming meetings if variances should be granted to a private school in Calabasas. Viewpoint School is a private coeducational, nonprofit, nonsectarian school serving students in grades kindergarten through 12th. Viewpoint acquired the 25-acre Meadow Oaks School campus […]

Giant sunflower



Deputies are busting vendors that sell alcohol to minors



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Underage drinkers often buy alcohol in bars or at stores without being carded and Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station will conduct sting operations within the next month to discover and fine anyone who sells alcoholic beverages to minors. About every six to eight months, according to Lost Hills Dep. Tim Cooley of the Juvenile Intervention […]

Strummin’ summer fun



A taste of dreams come true

Local ice cream store joins nonprofit group
Make-A-Wish Foundation to help children who are illT.O. Acorn Editor


Local ice cream store joins nonprofit group Make-A-Wish Foundation to help children who are ill T.O. Acorn Editor Simi Valley resident Aaron Ruebhausen, 4, suffers from leukemia. Although he’s currently in remission from the life-threatening illness, his plight caught the attention of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a nonprofit group that grants the wishes of children who are gravely ill. Aaron had […]

Speaking of ice cream, MOMS Club offers sweet treats for kids and mothers



Agoura Village concept gets another look



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Residents of Agoura Hills saw a sneak preview Tuesday of the latest plans for Agoura Village, a proposed entertainment, office and residential corridor along Agoura Road just south of the 101 Freeway. The five-year-old redevelop-ment project remained dormant until last year when the city hired San Luis Obispo consultant RRM Design Group to begin […]

Teacup art is good for the soul



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer One might not see it in a photograph or even in home movies, but Calabasas resident Lissy Kaplan will find one’s inner spirit and bring it to life through her hand-painted flower garden portraits on porcelain teacups and settings. Family members of Sept. 11 victim Shelley A. Marshall were recently reading Country Living magazine […]

Calabasas resident chairs Design House



Pat Spears of Calabasas recently served as the chairman of the Design House 2002 Sneak Peek Tour and Luncheon for Assistance League of Southern California, of which she’s a member. Guests at the event in June were able to see the mansion before it opens in October. Design House is a 9,000 sq.ft. Italian Renaissance style mansion built in 1921 […]