Three of five committee members ousted in Oak Park

Three of five committee members ousted in Oak Park A little known committee that makes recommendations on park and recreation matters in Oak Park was thrust into the spotlight last week in the wake of strong opposition to a local Boys and Girls Club in the community. After learning that a 10,000 square-foot Boys and Girls Club might be built […]

Transplant needed

The National Marrow Donor Program wil be conducting a donor testing drive Sun., Feb. 9 on behalf of a 40-year-old Ventura woman who’s battling a life-threatening form of leukemia. Deborah Bledsoe Hedegard, a mother of two young children, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last year and has already undergone chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant. She recently learned the […]

Optimism high in boys’ basketball at CHS

Acorn Sports Writer

The Calabasas boys’ basketball team fought back from a second-half deficit to defeat Moorpark in a battle of the Marmonte League’s two undefeated teams last week in a game played at Calabasas. The 61-58 win improved the Coyotes to 6-0 in league. Calabasas came back down to earth a bit two days later when Simi Valley defeated the Coyotes, 55-46, […]

Dirty tricks?

City officials
should look
at themselves

Dirty tricks? City officials should look at themselves Supporters of Measure H ran a clean, honest and legal campaign. And we won. It appears that certain people in city hall just can’t accept it. It appears that City Attorney Craig Steele and Councilman Dan Kuperberg are at it again, deceiving and covering up the facts to the citizens of Agoura […]

More housing slated for Agoura Hills

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The new Agoura Village development being planned for the area south of the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills could accommodate up to 170 residential units, a consultant told city officials last week. According to RRM Design Group of San Luis Obispo, the 98-acre acre tract along Agoura Road between Cornell and Kanan roads would […]


THURS., FEB. 6 Candidates’ Forum Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will host a forum for candidates for Calabasas City Council at 7 p.m. in boardroom at Las Virgenes Unified School District, 4111 N. Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. (818) 878-4225 Join the Clogging Clan Conejo Valley Cloggers teach all levels, all ages at 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at Old Meadows Park, 1600 Marview […]

Oaks Christian soccer girls seek league title

Acorn Sports Writer

With a win over Malibu, 5-1, at home, and then a tie vs. Nordhoff, 1-1, in Ojai, last Friday, the Oaks Christian girls’ soccer team stayed unbeaten in Tri-Valley League. The team began this week at 4-0-1 in league and 9-5-3 overall. The Lions started the season with a tough schedule and numerous injuries, both of which contributed to a […]

CPHA endorses


A unanimous decision was made by the Calabasas Park Homeowners Association (CPHA) Board of Directors at 7 p.m. on Jan. 27 to endorse Barry Groveman for city council and also to oppose Measure A. The board of directors would like to thank the city of Calabasas, CTV and Debra Stellar and her staff for a job well done in the […]

Free course begins tonight

The Conejo Jewish Academy will present a six-part course, "Toward a Meaningful Life," at 8 p.m. Thursdays beginning Feb. 6 at 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Participants will hear discussions on how to lead a more fulfilling life based on the teachings of Judaism. Topics include: Body & Soul, Birth & Childhood, Home & Family, Faith & Suffering, Work & […]

Housing remains hot, other real estate holds on

By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Area housing prices should remain at record levels for 2003 despite fears of a real estate bubble that could burst just like the stock market, according to industry experts. The median home price in Ventura County has doubled during the past 10 years to more than $400,000, according to information from the seventh annual […]

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