2003-06-26

City councilwoman won’t seek reelection, but her brother will run



By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer Longtime Agoura Hills City Councilwoman Louise Rishoff has announced she’ll not seek reelection this November, but Steve Rishoff, her brother, plans to run instead. Rishoff spent 16 years on the city council and retires as the longest-serving member in Agoura Hills’ 20-year history. Having a family member succeed her would be a first for […]

City wants more applicants



The city of Calabasas has been without a regular finance director since Cindy Borchard resigned in December for a better job. The city conducted an unsuccessful search to fill the position. Of 21 applicants, none were acceptable, according to City Manager Donald Duckworth. An interim finance director has since occupied the position and the council authorized an expenditure of $20,950 […]

Hurley speaks about the controversy

Acorn Sports Writer

George Hurley has had a distinguished career as the head football coach at Newbury Park High School.After the 1998 season, Hurley was named the NFL’s High School Coach of the Year, and with top assistants Doug Dagan and Gary Fabricius at his side, Hurley and his Panthers won five Marmonte League championships and one California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) title during […]

New West Symphony announces its schedule for the the upcoming concert season on Saturday nights



The New West Symphony’s 2003/2004 season will include six performances of the Amgen Masterpiece Series concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturdays in the Countrywide Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Soloists for the 2003/2004 Amgen Masterpiece Series will include violinist Cho-Liang Lin, Musical America’s 2000 Instrumentalist of the Year, making his New West Symphony debut in […]

New Dial-A-Ride service starts next week



Effective Tues., July 1, Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc. will provide Dial-A-Ride service for the city of Agoura Hills. Hours of operation will continue to be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Fares will remain the same. Dial-A-Ride will cover the same service area. The only noticeable difference will be the new 2003 […]

Burning now to prevent it later



Thousand Oaks Bombers compete in summertime tournaments

Special to The Acorn

The summer season of tournament play has begun for the Thousand Oaks Bombers, a 16 years and under baseball team. After hosting their own tournament June 14 and 15, the Bombers headed to Tucson, Ariz. to play in the Junior Olympics last Friday through this Saturday. While the Thousand Oaks Pre-Junior Olympic Tournament was played among five teams (the ABD […]

Chrysler Crossfire: From concept to dealer in less than three years

Acorn Automotive Editor

A little over two years ago a lunch was held near Ojai at Lake Casitas. Chrysler had brought a few of their latest concept cars for a select few auto writers to look at and drive on the roads bordering the lake. Included was a very early version of the Crossfire concept. Now with the 2004 Chrysler Crossfire sports coupe […]


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