2003-02-06

Sheriff’s blotter

Agoura Hills


Agoura Hills A business window was broken between 9:45 and 9:50 p.m. Jan. 26 in the 5000 block of Kanan Road and a saxophone valued at $2,195 was stolen. A car window had $300 damage after vandalism on Old Salt Lane between 8 and 10 p.m. Jan. 25. Between 1:30 and 7 p.m. Jan. 21, a security camera was stolen […]

Endorsement shouldn’t prevent forum telecasts



Endorsement shouldn’t prevent forum telecasts The Calabasas Park Homeowners Association candidates’ forum (held Jan. 14) was a great success. Conducted professionally and objectively, it afforded each city council candidate equal opportunity to explain his or her position on the major issues facing Calabasas. Afterward, all six candidates unanimously agreed that the forum was fair and unbiased. Last fall, when we […]

Mayor says Calabasas strives to keep its quality of life



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The quality of life in Calabasas means something different to every resident, said Calabasas Mayor Lesley Devine in her State of the City Address last week at city hall. And quality of life is undoubtedly the reason that many people choose Calabasas as their home, she said. The city of Calabasas has come a […]

Maximize your value to your employer



By Tom Lucas Yes, you too can stand up and be counted. In today’s competitive workplace, what you say and do often determines your success on the job. So why not arm yourself with tools that can help you show off your skills and maximize your chances? Adecco, the nation’s largest human resource solutions company, offers this advice on how […]

‘Losing Our Edge’ is topic



Senior Pastor Rob Calderhead will give the message "Losing Our Edge" at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., Feb. 9 in the sanctuary at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Associate Pastor Stephen Hansted Meadors will speak at a casual service that meets 8 a.m. in Alton Hall. Special music will be provided at each […]

SOS made endorsements without looking at challengers



SOS made endorsements without looking at challengers I am a Calabasas resident and consider myself to be an intelligent and informed voter. Part of my decision making process when making candidate choices is looking at public endorsements by individuals and organizations who are in keeping with my views and whose opinion I respect. I consider this to be a valid […]

Budgets in limbo for local cities



Budgets in limbo for local cities By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes officials are nervously awaiting the outcome of a budget battle in Sacramento regarding vehicle license fees (VLF). At stake is how much of that revenue would be shared with local cities. Officials also are monitoring a plan that would help reduce California’s $35 billion budget […]

Local residents appointed to United Way



Among the seven new members appointed to the United Way of Ventura County’s board of directors were several residents of the Las Virgenes-Conejo Valley area. The board is comprised of 37 small business owners, career professionals and retirees. The new appointees include the following. Eva Conrad, Ph.D., of Westlake Village, president of Moorpark College; Agoura Hills resident James Friedl, who’s […]

Grant program aids nonprofits



The SBC Foundation’s 2003 SBC Excelerator competitive technology grants program is currently open to applicants. It will provide a total of $9 million in competitive grants to help nonprofits, including those in Los Angeles, fully integrate technology into their ongoing operations and community outreach. To qualify for the SBC Excelerator grant, an organization’s major focus and project must have emphasis […]

Calvary to host Sock Hop



Calvary to host Sock Hop Calvary Community Church’s Singles’ Ministry, The Pointe, will host a "Swingin’ Sock Hop" open to singles ages 35 and up at 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 8 in Room 1100 at the church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. The event will include food, a live band, dance and costume contests. Dancing will be on a real […]


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