2002-11-07

Peterson, Padgett reelected to LVMWD

Board of Directors

Peterson, Padgett reelected to LVMWD Board of Directors By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Voters returned two incumbents to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors Tuesday following weeks of bitter campaigning. Glen Peterson won his fifth term in office by defeating challenger Marcus Frishman, 68 percent to 32 percent, in the […]

ANOTHER TO COUNT



Jake Harper of Oak Park carries his completed ballot to election officials on Tuesday at Ventura County Fire Station No. 36. Turnout in California was dismal. According to officials, 45 percent of eligible voters participated. For local results, see stories at left, below and on page 2. MICHAEL COONS/The Acorn

Oak Park voters elect Vinson, Panec, Rees to school board



Oak Park voters elect Vinson, Panec, Rees to school board By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer Two newcomers, Marie Panec and Mary Rees, will join incumbent Cindy Vinson on the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education following Tuesday’s election. Vinson, 54, will continue in her position, having garnered 1,886 votes, 25 percent […]

Incumbent Boardmember Bob Kahn dies on election eve



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Bob Kahn, a three-term Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) boardmember and Oak Park resident since the late 1970s died on Monday. He was 73. He was facing reelection on Tuesday. Kahn was a member of the board of education since 1989. He was instrumental in developing and constructing the seven-school district that now […]

Equestrians compete on Playday



Pavley, Waxman reelected



Pavley, Waxman reelected Democrats held their majority position in Sacramento following Tuesday’s election and among the party incumbents returning to office was Fran Pavley of Agoura Hills. Pavley won her second term as the representative of the local 41st Assembly District with a 63 percent to 33 percent victory over Republican challenger Michael Wissot, a former Westlake Village resident. Libertarian […]

Toxin found, but Ahmanson moves forward



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer A Ventura County planning committee approved a new supplemental environmental impact report on the 3,050-home Ahmanson Ranch last week, despite reports that a potentially hazardous chemical was discovered in one of the development’s water wells. The supplemental environmental impact report passed on 5-0 vote and now goes before the county planning commission and board […]

State loan lets Pierce generate some of its own electricity



State. Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) and Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) recently announced that Pierce College in Woodland Hills will install systems to generate some of its own electricity due to a $1.2 million low-interest loan from the California Energy Commission. Funds come from the Energy Commission’s Energy Conservation Assistance Act account which provides low-interest loans to local governments, […]

Agoura Hills in great shape, mayor says



He’ll step down after this term



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The city of Agoura Hills remains in excellent shape as its 20th anniversary celebration begins to wind down, Mayor Denis Weber told the Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce last week. Founded in 1982, the city’s population has grown from 14,400 to more than 20,000 and includes a median home value that’s more than […]