2002-09-26

Here’s what you should do if confronted by a mountain lion



The U.S. Forest Service reports that there have been only 13 fatal mountain lion attacks in the last 100 years. The California Department of Fish and Game has published a brochure titled "Living with California Mountain Lions." The following are tips they recommend should you encounter a mountain lion. DO NOT HIKE ALONE: Go in groups, with adults supervising children. […]

Small dog gets a big helping hand from local family



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer A chance encounter among caring people has saved the life of a 6-month-old puppy that was hit by a car recently and about to be put to sleep. The little terrier/pit bull female was brought to a San Fernando Valley veterinary hospital three weeks ago with spinal injuries and a lame front leg. Doctors […]

Coyotes beat Eagles in prep football



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer If the Calabasas High School football players are awestruck by the Marmonte League, they haven’t shown it yet. Calabasas, the league’s newest member, won their second game in a row with a 21-0 victory at Oak Park last week. Both wins have come against non-conference foes—the Coyotes beat El Camino 21-10 in their opener—but […]

Fundraiser to help the hungry



Fundraiser to help the hungry St. Luke Lutheran Church will host a rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Sept. 28 to benefit Heifer International. The church is at 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. For more than 50 years, Heifer International has utilized a proven approach to helping hungry families, in the U.S. and around the […]

It’s time for two resignations on the Calabasas

City Council

As we enter our community, there is a sign that says Calabasas, Pop. 27,165, Elev. 796. Our city council, which is so concerned with the business of this miniscule population, has decided it needs a $2,100 per day facilitator to help manage its council meetings. Do the math. That is in addition to the need to pay a county sheriff […]

Blowing up some after-school fun



Facilitator to meet with council



The Calabasas City Council recently hired a facilitator at $2,100 per day to meet with the council as a group on two separate occasions to enhance their organizational performance. The facilitator already met individually with each councilmember. The schedule for the first group meeting was revealed last week. The council will meet with the facilitator from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. […]


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