2003-09-25

Water main breaks in Oak Park, closes Kanan



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer In the early evening hours of Fri., Sept. 19, an underground water main in Oak Park fractured, turning Kanan Road into the Kanan River and forcing the closure of Kanan between Hawthorne and Spanish Oak. The break occurred just east of Oak Hills Elementary School and caused a temporary loss of recycled water that […]

Registration opens for annual Washington, D.C. trip

Acorn Staff Writer

Registration opens for annual Washington, D.C. trip By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Fall has just begun, but registration for the annual spring tour of Washington, D.C. and Williamsburg is now underway, according to Las Virgenes Unified School District assistant superintendent Don Zimring. The trip, which is traditionally conducted over spring break, is open to local middle and high school […]

At West Point



Nicholas Drake, the son of William and Marianne Drake of Calabasas and a 2003 graduate of Calabasas High School, recently completed cadet basic training at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Cadets learn basic military skills, including leadership, through a rigorous military training program that is combined with military science instruction to provide a solid military foundation for […]

New Jewish congregation to gather in Calabasas for High Holidays



A new Jewish congregation, Young Israel of Calabasas, will gather for High Holiday services at Bay Laurel Elementary School, 24740 Paseo Primario, Calabasas. According to Dr. Sam Fink, president of the newly-formed Young Israel of Calabasas, "Our congregation was formed to blend the best of Jewish tradition with the modern values and lifestyles that are so central to life in […]

Voters can send

a message about Oak Creek on Nov. 4

a message about Oak Creek on Nov. 4 After reading many of the recent letters published in your newspaper, I felt it appropriate to comment about how absurd the large Oak Creek Apartment development is. This project will bring 1,500 new residents and 554 new schoolchildren to our community. In a recent letter Agoura Hills Councilmember Rishoff tried to make […]

Support sought for holiday lights in Thousand Oaks



Support sought for holiday lights in Thousand Oaks Gardens of the World is hoping to host the second annual Holiday Festival of Lights this year with a spectacular display of lights. Last year, with the support of local businesses, the Foundation turned the Gardens into a wonderland for the holiday season. Lit by "Mobile Illumination," which also donated a large […]

Seniors to learn about consumer fraud



Seniors to learn about consumer fraud The Community Foundation for Oak Park, in cooperation with the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), is presenting a program on consumer fraud designed for seniors and others in the area. Topics will include fraudulent activities in telemarketing, the Internet, by mail, door-to-door solicitations, and identity theft. The program is scheduled for 6:45 p.m. […]

College fair coming to Westlake on Monday



Conejo Valley Unified School District will present a College Fair plus workshops from 6 to 9 p.m. Mon., Sept. 29 at Westlake High School, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The event is open to students in grades 9 to 12 and their parents. The College Fair will run from 6 to 8 p.m. in the school gym and […]

St. Maximilian Catholic hosts fall festival on Sunday



St. Maximilian Kolbe Roman Catholic Church will present its third annual Fall Festival from 2 to 7 p.m. this Sun., Sept. 28. It will deal with those who were swept up in the events of World War II, ultimately being sent to Auschwitz. After some inmates escaped from that camp, the Germans ordered 10 men sentenced to death for each […]

Agoura Hills shortchanged the school district



I would like to respond to the letter written by Agoura Hills Councilmember Louise Rishoff in the Sept. 18 Acorn. I believe that Nicole McAdam’s facts were true and justified. I also think Rishoff misinterpreted what she meant by "back-door move." Obviously, there were public notice hearings on the Oak Creek development. However, what was suggested during those meetings was […]


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