School district forced into budget revision

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) has dipped below its 3 percent required reserve to 2.9 percent, with current projections showing deficit spending of $1.2 million. Ordinarily, a drop below the required reserve could open the door to state oversight, but with California having its own budget nightmare, legislators have waived the 3 percent […]

Commission has vacancy in T.O.

Commission has vacancy in T.O. One unscheduled vacancy exists on the city of Thousand Oaks’ Traffic and Transportation Advisory Commission for a term that will end in November 2006. Applicant requirements include city of T.O. residency and filing of a conflict of interest document as required within 30 days of appointment and annually thereafter. The closing date for applications is […]

Agoura beats Buena, 26-21, at home as Lepisto and Walker lead the way

Acorn Sports Writer

The Agoura Chargers football team won its season opener vs. Buena, 26-21, in a game played at home in Agoura last Friday night as senior quarterback Bryan Walker passed for 391 yards and senior wide receiver Braden Lepisto caught 14 passes for 228 yards and the game-winning touchdown. Agoura led 20-7 at halftime, but Buena battled back and took a […]

Children’s Festival of the Arts will be ‘messy fun’

The Conejo Valley Chapter of the National Charity League and the Conejo Recreation & Park District will present the Children’s Festival of the Arts from noon to 3 p.m. Sat., Sept. 20 at the lakeside pavilion at Conejo Creek Park North, behind the Thousand Oaks Library at 1379 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. This free event will feature arts, crafts, […]

City councilwoman revisits proposed annexation

I want to thank The Acorn for letting the community know that talks with L.A. about changing the Old Town jurisdiction from Los Angeles to Calabasas are continuing. The main motivation is historical. The Leonis Adobe is the birthplace of Calabasas and should have the ongoing protection for its unique educational services that only Calabasas will provide. Plus it is […]

Having fun with Dad

It’s Padavo for furniture

By Heather Milo Acorn Staff Writer A family’s home is their castle. Thousand Oaks couple Kasi and Todd Beutel went for a very Old World look for their personal palace, indeed, in their brand new home, choosing a medieval theme. The couple’s choice will be featured on the Home and Garden Television show "Designer’s Challenge." Local designers Lori Cunningham of […]

Oaks Christian dominates in 42-0 shutout

Acorn Sports Writer

The Oaks Christian Lions football team defeated Calvary Chapel of Santa Ana, 42-0, in a game played on the road last Saturday night. It was the season opener for both. The Lions went ahead, 35-0, in the first half, giving everyone on the roster a chance to play. "We had an opportunity to play everybody," said OCHS head coach Bill […]

Interface needs volunteers

Organization provides help for troubled youth, their families, battered women

Interface Children Family Services will host an orientation at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 25 at 1305 Del Norte Road, Camarillo to introduce prospective volunteers to the challenging opportunities available at Interface. Volunteers are needed to assist in providing: information and referral, outreach crisis counseling, intervention to runaway and troubled youth and their families and battered women and their children, youth […]

Tired of

Bush bashing

The letter by Keith F. Cornell is the type of subjective, Bush-hating diatribe usually found in the L.A. Times. Get your facts straight, Keith. Cheney divested himself of Halliburton stock and donated most of his "Golden Parachute" to charity. The Bush family made their money in independent oil, not like the Gore family holdings in Occidental oil. As far as […]

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