2002-10-17

Sewage spill hits Malibu Creek State Park



Sewage spill hits Malibu Creek State Park By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer A sewer pipe ruptured Sunday near Las Virgenes Road south of Calabasas and sent up to 2,000 gallons of concentrated sewage into Malibu Creek State Park, officials said. The eight-inch underground iron pipe burst just south of Mulholland Highway. Crews from Las Virgenes Municipal Water District discovered […]

Westlake High dedicates new pool



Ahmanson Ranch foes claim small victories

T.O. Acorn Editor

Opponents of the 3,050-unit Ahmanson Ranch project to be constructed north of Calabasas are labeling a trio of recent events as victories in their effort to halt the project. On Monday, a Ventura County planning panel bowed to the wishes of two state environmental agencies, the Department of Fish and Game and the Water Quality Control Board, asking for more […]

Public invited to candidates’ forum next Thursday



State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) and Republican challenger Michael Wissot will be answering questions in a 7:30 to 9 p.m. forum on Thurs., Oct. 24. It will be at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, in Calabasas, just behind Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. The public is invited. Both candidates are seeking Pavley’s 41st district Assembly seat. […]

SIGNING ON––



State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) applauds the poppy sign, the official designation of the state’s County Scenic Highway system. Thanks to Pavley, scenic highway status was awarded to Malibu Canyon Road during dedication ceremonies last week. SHEILA MASSON/The Acorn

Local road designated as a scenic highway



Local road designated as a scenic highway By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Using a roadside ceremony framed by the handsome Santa Monica Mountains, state and local officials formally declared Malibu Canyon Road last week to be part of the Los Angeles County Scenic Highway system. The eight-mile stretch of road from Lost Hills Road in Calabasas to Pacific Coast […]

Water board incumbent seeks reelection



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Vern Padgett says he has unfinished business on the water board. Despite a rocky first term in which he often found himself at odds with fellow boardmembers, the Calabasas resident says he’s running for reelection to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors to fulfill his promise to the electorate. Padgett became […]

Annual food drive to sell Entertainment books, expand its effort

Acorn Editor

The annual "Santa Comes to Agoura" food drive will officially kick off this weekend when members of the Agoura-Las Virgenes Optimist Club will be selling Entertainment books. Proceeds from sales of the books will support the local food drive and other worthy causes. And the 23rd annual effort is being renamed "Santa Comes to Agoura and Conejo Valley-Las Virgenes" because […]

Drop-off sites



Drop-off sites The "Santa Comes to Agoura and Conjeo Valley-Las Virgenes" committee is seeking local businesses to be official drop-off sites for collecting nonperishable foods and household items. Representatives of the food drive will place a decorated collection box in your place of business and a sign for your window for November. Businesses that participate will be listed as official […]

Learn more about the food drive on Adelphia



Learn more about the food drive on Adelphia Learn more about the food drive on Adelphia The "Santa Comes to Agoura" food drive is subject of short program that will be telecast on Adelphia cable-TV’s public access Channel 8. Here’s the schedule of playback times: Saturdays, Oct. 12 through Nov. 30 at 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 13 through Nov. 24 […]