2003-10-16

Supermarket strike continues in Southern California

T.O. Acorn Editor

Grocery store workers continued their strike against Southern California supermarkets Wednesday, and locally, shelves emptied rapidly as the non-union stores struggled to keep goods in stock. One picketer was struck by a delivery truck at the Vons market in Agoura Hills, causing tears and angry words. "It didn’t hurt me, but he just kept on moving," said the unidentified lady, […]

Traffic woes continue for Oak Park’s middle school campus



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Morning and afternoon traffic at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park continues to enrage residents of the Shadow Ridge townhomes even after school and county officials have suggested multiple solutions. The middle school recently sent home a map to parents showing the preferred traffic pattern. The recommended route enters via Doubletree Road and […]

Special Ed. PTA forming in LVUSD

Acorn Staff Writer

Special Ed. PTA forming in LVUSD By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer A charter membership meeting for the Las Virgenes Special Education Parent Teacher Association (LVSEPTA) is scheduled for 7 p.m. next Thurs., Oct. 23 in the Las Virgenes Unified School District board room. Dina Kaplan, the nominee for president of LVSEPTA and a special education attorney, said the group’s […]

Agoura Hills City Council unhappy with cable TV boxes



Agoura Hills City Council unhappy with cable TV boxes By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Adelphia Cable Company drew some heat from Agoura Hills city council members after the com-pany’s representative showcased with slides the new cable system that features above-ground power supply boxes. Adelphia is in the preliminary stages of installing 12 pedestal power supply boxes measuring 40 inches […]

Walk to School Day called a success



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Elementary schools in the city of Calabasas and city officials participated in the national Walk to School Day event last week as a way to reduce traffic before and after school, and to promote safety while walking school. Walk to School Day was a great success, according to city officials, and might happen again […]

New hotel planned for 101 Freeway near Malibu Canyon Road



New hotel planned for 101 Freeway near Malibu Canyon Road A new 100-room hotel would soon provide services to numerous Calabasas companies, Pepperdine University and other guests spending time along the 101 Freeway corridor from Thousand Oaks to Calabasas, according to Steve Morse, executive director at the Calabasas-based Johnston Group. The company would build the project that Morse expects Los […]

For the record



There were two errors in The Acorn’s article "Council race gets ugly in Agoura Hills." City Councilman Ed Corridori appointed Harry Schwarz to the planning commission, not City Councilman Dan Kuperberg. Furthermore, Schwarz did not host a fundraising event for Kuperberg, who’s seeking reelection. In last week’s article on a possible parcel tax for Las Virgenes Unified School District, Deputy […]

T.O. woman gets five-year sentence



Ventura County Superior Court sentenced a Thousand Oaks woman to five years in prison for stealing more than $400,000 from a Westlake Village real estate management company where she worked. Julie Trimble, a 43-year-old bookkeeper, pleaded guilty to the grand theft charges last year, but sentencing was delayed because of a medical condition. On Oct. 7, Ventura County Dep. District […]

Candidate returns to his hometown, wants to serve on Westlake Council



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer A candidate for Westlake Village City Council says he’s ready to serve the city. On Election Day, Tues., Nov. 4, voters will decide two seats on the city council. Three are running. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Bruno moved with his family to Westlake Village in 1966. Bruno and his two […]

Local voters also favored Davis recall



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer Election results show Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) as new governor of California, but if voters in Los Angeles County had their way, Gov. Gray Davis (D) wouldn’t have been recalled. With few ballots left to be counted, 51 percent of L.A. County voters said no to the recall. While the county election totals show a […]