2003-03-27

Debate gets hot over Heschel West School plan



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer An overflow crowd of more than 300 people listened to passionate testimony Monday on the new Heschel West School in Los Angeles County, a 165,000 square-foot Jewish day school being planned for the vacant hills just east of Old Agoura. The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District headquarters in Calabasas, where the hearing was located, […]

Local club to host fashionable fundraiser



The Westlake Women’s Club will present its 34th annual philanthropic fashion show and luncheon on Tues., April 8 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. With a theme of "Sailing into Spring Fashions," the show features "Holly Mitchell Presents." Boutiques and a silent auction will get underway at 10 a.m. followed by a social hour […]

Business trade show coming



The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will present their annual Spring Business Expo Trade Show from 5 to 8 p.m. Thurs., May 8 in the outdoor garden patio area of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More than 70 exhibitor booths will provide an opportunity for guests to see what local businesses have […]

Agoura Hills



Agoura Hills Two front seats, a center console and the backseat of a Acura Integra and $25 cash were stolen. The vehicle parts were valued at $1,500 and the burglary occurred the night of March 17 on Cedarhaven Drive. No signs of forced entry were noted. An unlocked vehicle on Jon Dobson Drive provided easy access for burglar(s) who stole […]

Family ‘dramedy’ brings laughs



The Group at Strasberg will present a workshop production of the "dramedy," "One Big Happy Family" written by Joe Costanza and featuring the directorial debut of David Lee Strasberg, at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., March 28 and 29 at the Lee Strasberg Creative Center in the Marilyn Monroe Theatre, 7936 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood. "One Big Happy Family" […]

Calabasas, LVUSD join together to seek state library grant



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas City Council will take another shot at capturing a state library grant in the amount of $8.3 million now that Las Virgenes Unified School District has agreed to participate in a joint-use project. The city of Calabasas initially applied last June for the grant—offered by California’s Office of Library Construction as a […]

Disaster training classes offered in Westlake



The Westlake Village Disaster Response Team will offer FEMA/CERT training classes for interested citizens within the community. The classes will be taught by a Los Angeles City firefighter/FEMA trainer. The classes are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, March 29, April 26, May 31 and June 28 at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. […]

Webelos receive Cub Scouting’s highest award



The Arrow of Light Award is Cub Scouting’s highest award and the only Cub Scout badge that may be worn on the Boy Scout uniform. It displays an American Indian symbol for the sun and below it an arrow. The seven rays of the sun stand for each day of the week. "They remind the boys to do their best […]

Carnival supports adult education



Driving the HUMVEE from page 34



Driving the HUMVEE from page 34 seen. Yes there was a CD player, but I think it wasn’t used for the music we are used to in the car. This was part of a communications system that I was told not to touch, play with or photograph. I’m not sure, but I think it could connect me with the White […]


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