2003-10-16

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 […]

Student learns about space



Squirrel of the Week



Vote for Thomas



I am supporting George "Chris" Thomas for the Agoura Hills City Council this November. I went to school and played football with Thomas at AHS and can personally attest to his commitment and dedication to this community. Even though Thomas is only 26 years old and represents a new generation, he has been working towards bettering our quality of life […]

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 […]

Warning issued to gardeners, home repairmen



Fifty percent of all "dig-ins" (damage to underground gas lines, electrical wiring, water pipes, phone lines and other substructures due to digging) are caused by private citizens, not professional contractors. Amateur gardeners, home improvement enthusiasts and other do-it-yourself types intent on beginning a major landscaping project or installing a new sprinkler system often are unaware of the myriad of cables, […]

Agoura Hills



Four Coca-Cola vending machines had $20,000 damages and an undetermined amount of cash was stolen after a burglary at Agoura High School on Oct. 4 or 5. A Honda Civic was broken into ($250 door damage) and a computer ignition system, a tool kit, a CD case and music CDs were stolen. The items were valued at $1,270 and the […]

Klessig would make an excellent city councilwoman



I have never written a letter to The Acorn before but, as a 15-year resident of the city of Westlake Village, I want to show why I am giving my support to Philippa Klessig for city council. When we moved here we brought our business with us. We had many dealings with the city council and were always impressed with […]

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 […]

Dog Bakery Now Open



Dog Bakery Now Open PawZessions, known for their unique designer animal products, has opened a "shabby chic" pet boutique and dog bakery at 2989 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, between Hampshire Road and Skyline Drive. People and their pets are welcome to browse together in a setting that has a "European eclectic" feel. The store offers a range of […]


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