Peterson, Padgett reelected to LVMWD

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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 […]

Senior center plans Nevada road trip

Senior center plans Nevada road trip The Agoura Hills Senior Center is offering a trip to the Riverside Hotel/Casino in Laughlin, Nev. from Sun., Dec. 1 to Tues., Dec. 3. The cost is $89 per double occupancy, and $99 for single occupancy and includes coach transportation, two nights at the hotel, baggage handling, taxes and more. The bus will leave […]

Silent following

Golden Acorn awarded

By Gregory Koteles Acorn Staff Writer Diane Starzak considers herself to be just "a cog in the wheel." The rest of Oak Park might disagree, however. At a school board candidates’ forum in late October sponsored by the Oak Park Community Foundation, Starzak received the Golden Acorn Award for outstanding volunteer community service. The award hadn’t been given is several […]

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BeatWarriors win to stay tied atop Marmonte

Conejo – Las Virgenes Sports Beat by Wayne Harrison Warriors win to stay tied atop Marmonte Las Virgenes Sports Beat Warriors win to stay tied atop Marmonte Like other teams this year, Westlake’s football team may have taken Simi Valley too lightly, said Warrior head coach Jim Benkert. Thus, his team was behind (7-6) against a stingy Pioneer defense after […]

Thanks, Acorn, for senior citizen story on education

Thank you so much for your wonderful article on the OASIS 20th anniversary celebration last week at Pierce College in Woodland Hills. Your article generated several calls already from older adults in the community who wanted to find our more about classes and to be placed on our mailing list. The following will hopefully clear up some confusion about the […]


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

Yacht club appoints officers

Westlake Yacht Club Clubhouse will be the scene of the 33rd annual Change of Command and Installation of Officers of the Westlake Yacht Club. Social hour of the semi-formal event begins at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. Installation program will follow dinner with dancing to the music of Joe Barile & the Rhythm Kings after the program. New […]

Community remembers David Charney

Hollywood producer and novelist David B. Charnay, 90, of Calabasas died Oct. 2 at Cedars Sinai Hospital due to complications from surgery. He was born to Dr. Isadore and Jeannette Lipton Charnay in New York City on April 13, 1912. In 1967 Charnay assumed control of Four Star International, Inc., a publicly-held movie and television studio formed by actors Dick […]

Gerson accepts Penland Award

The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce awarded longtime resident Grant Gerson with its 2002 Penland Award at special ceremonies held last week in Agoura Hills. The Chamber gives the award each year to local residents who demonstrate outstanding service to the community. Gerson, the owner of Calamigos Ranch in rural Malibu, often donates the use of his facility to […]

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