Supervisor in Ventura County responds to Ahmanson media blitz

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Local residents have protested that Second District Ventura County Supervisor Frank Schillo had a message on his office’s telephone answering system over the past week that inferred he didn’t want to hear anything more about the 3,050-dwelling Ahmanson Ranch project. The message was recorded in the wake of Schillo having been targeted in a recent media blitz asking citizens to […]

Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise recognizes ‘Living Treasures’

The Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise announced its first annual list of "Living Treasures" for the local community. Originated by the Rotary Clubs of Ojai and Ojai West, Living Treasures is a simple process that recognizes individuals in the community and supports them in their commitment to be of service to others. They’re members of the community and they […]

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Lecture will examine how disasters influence geology, flora, fauna

Bill Selby, an author and professor of earth sciences at Santa Monica College, will discuss "Drought, Fire, Flood and Earthquake: The Four Seasons of Southern California" from 2 to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 5 at the National Park Service (NPS) Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, in T.O. It’s free. Attendees will learn how natural forces affect landscapes and plantlife […]

Eagle girls still powerful in cross country

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It’s early season for girls’ cross country and the Oak Park Eagles, the defending California Interscholastic Federation Division IV champions, are already beginning to fly. Lauren Morales, a junior and the individual winner with a 19:03 time in the Oak Park/Agoura Invitational at Oak Canyon Park last week, is expected to again lead the Eagles this season. "When I was […]

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Critics take a last gasp over Ahmanson

Critics take a last gasp over Ahmanson Will the nagging voices ever stop whining over Ahmanson Ranch? The project was never going to win a popularity contest, but back in those days, property owners still had rights to develop their land. Throw in 10,000 acres of permanently zoned open space and even some of the environmentalists thought it was a […]

Footballs and autumn are in the air

WHS boosters turn trash into treasure

By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer You’re never too old for tools or toys. "Oooh, look, a Barbie boat!" yelped a group of high school band students getting the first glimpse of items available for the Westlake High School band boosters rummage sale set for this Sat., Sept. 28. The event at the north faculty parking lot on Lakeview Canyon […]

HOA expo is tomorrow

The Channel Islands Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), the nation’s voice for condominium, cooperative and homeowners’ associations, will host a "2002 Homeowners Association Expo & Conference" from 2 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., Sept. 27 at Seaside Park, Ventura. The Channel Islands Chapter, located in Ventura, primarily serves HOAs as far north as San Luis Obispo and to […]