2002-10-24

Calabasas City Council has another session with facilitator



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas City Council met as a group for the second time last week at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center with facilitators to enhance the council’s organizational performance. Delia and Arnie Horwitz of Business Relationship Consultants in Beverly Hills conducted the session and afterward, Delia said the council had come a long way since […]

Pet of the Week



Comedy highlights conflict between morality, war



Teatro de las Americas is presenting "Excuse Me … We are at War!" at Petit Playhouse at Heritage Square, 730 S. "B" St., Oxnard. Performances continue through Sat., Oct. 26. Show times are 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Oct. 25 and 26. The production is in Spanish with English super-titles. It’s a comedy that highlights the conflicts between morality and […]

The top OPUSD candidate is Panec



The top OPUSD candidate is Panec We have the opportunity to elect an outstanding candidate to the Oak Park School Board this November. Marie Panec has vision, commitment and the advantage of perspective as a longtime teacher and parent. A woman who lives by her convictions, Panec donates her time and talent in her daughters’ schools, the Girl Scouts and […]

Red Ribbon Week arrives in Oak Park Unified Schools



Red Ribbon Week arrives in Oak Park Unified Schools By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer Seventeen years ago, Enrique "Kiki" Camarena, an undercover agent working for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in Mexico, was brutally tortured and murdered when he got too close to identifying the kingpins of the Mexican drug cartel. In memory of the slain Camarena, people of […]

Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella



Acorn Sound off –– Michael Picarella What do you think about the closing of Denny’s in Agoura Hills?

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to Your Keyboard


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Cities may try for greater control over speed limits

T.O. proposal passes in
League of Cities


T.O. proposal passes in League of Cities The city of Thousand Oaks has been leading the way for a Speed Limit Resolution to go before the state legislature that would bring urban arterial roadway speed limits back under local control. At a recent League of California Cities conference in Long Beach, members passed the resolution with an amendment to include […]

Sheriff’s blotter

Agoura Hills

A burglar stole cigarettes and cash ($3,300 loss) from a gasoline station at 4:47 a.m. Oct. 15 in the 1500 block of Chesebro Road. The suspect also caused $10,100 damages to a cash register and glass cabinet. A suspect description was provided by two witnesses, but later (upon reviewing the videotape of a surveillance camera), authorities decided that the description […]

Land Rover is looking for one special American adventurer

Acorn Automotive Editor

It’s an amazing statistic, but for more than half of this planet’s population, the first vehicle they ever saw was a Land Rover. There is something special about a Land Rover owner. They’re not afraid to get the vehicle dirty and to venture places that other SUV owners won’t go. For more than 50 years, Land Rover vehicles have inspired […]