2003-01-16

Westlake hosts cheerleader clinic



Calabasas

Council frets
over project


Council frets over project’s public school By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Plans for a new public school in Calabasas may face a rocky road. New Millennium Homes is developing a housing project called The Oaks, a 550-unit gated subdivision that’s under construction above Calabasas Park Estates. California law says public schools must be open to everyone. A school located […]

Agoura Hills joins the bandwagon, sues Ahmanson Ranch



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Construction of Ahmanson Ranch seems poised to begin now that final approval has come from the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, but a new round of litigation brought forth by several neighboring cities could cause further delays in the already 10-year-old project. Agoura Hills, which previously chose to avoid the courts, changed direction last […]

Pilot, passenger survive local plane crash



A twin engine Piper Seneca airplane crashed at Pierce Bros. Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village on Saturday. Two men were transported to Northridge Medical Center and were in serious but stable condition the rest of the weekend. At 10:20 a.m., the plane appeared to be heading for the Costco store near the cemetery, but the aircraft gained a […]

Community mourns loss of Hayden Finley



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Hayden Finley, a retired L.A. County Sheriff’s Department captain and one of the area’s best loved community service volunteers, died Jan. 8 from a heart attack. He was 71. Finley served as commander of the Malibu Sheriff’s Station from 1979 to 1982. He helped start the Agoura Optimist Club, worked for Childhelp USA, and […]

Yaroslavsky to speak at next CERP meeting



L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky will speak on local terrorism prevention plans at the monthly meeting of the Calabasas Emergency Response Program (CERP) at 7:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 21 in the Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento. The public is invited. For more information, please call Karmen Brower at (818) 878-4202 or visit the Internet Website at www.ci.calabasas.ca.us/calendar.

Tips given to senior citizens so they can avoid becoming victims of fraud

Special to The Acorn
Part II of two parts


Tips given to senior citizens so they can avoid becoming victims of fraud Special to The Acorn Part II of two parts More than 24 million people nationwide become victims of fraud. Most are over age 50. By recognizing consumer fraud, you can help prevent it. The American Heritage Dictionary defines fraud as "A deception deliberately practiced in order to […]

Mayor to give

State of the City report in Calabasas

Calabasas Mayor Lesley Devine will present the fifth annual State of the City Address at 7 p.m. Wed., Jan. 29 in the city council chambers at Calabasas City Hall, 26135 Mureau Road, Calabasas. A reception with drinks and hors d’oeuvres hosted by the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will be at 6 p.m. The event is open to the public. Devine’s […]

Visit the mayor on Saturday in Agoura Hills



Visit the mayor on Saturday in Agoura Hills Agoura Hills Mayor Jeff Reinhardt and Mayor Pro Tem Dan Kuperberg will host an informal community outreach event at 8 a.m. Sat., Jan. 18 at Coffee Island in the Mann Theater Plaza, adjacent Roadside Drive, Agoura Road and Cornell Way in Agoura Hills. Residents are invited to chat about any topic and […]

Settlement reached on Oak Park Library



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Although shunned by a contractor and investigated by a grand jury, the new Oak Park library still might be open by this spring, officials say. Ventura County reached a tentative settlement last week with the contractor’s insurance company, a move that allows construction on the long-delayed project to move forward. Keith K.C. Lee, Inc., […]