2003-10-23

Sewer rates to go up

on Jan. 1
Acorn Staff Writer


on Jan. 1 By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) approved an ordinance that would hike sanitation fees over an 18-month period beginning Jan. 1. According to water district officials at last week’s board meeting, sewer charges will be increased $2 per month at the beginning of the year, followed by an additional $1 per […]

A dirty job, but somebody has to do it



Calabasas Farmers’ Market will return to Old Town



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The Calabasas Farmers’ Market is returning to its old location. The former Old Town site had been used for almost 11 years until the market recently relocated to the future site of the Calabasas Civic Center, west of The Commons shopping center at the corner of Park Sorrento and Park Centre. The market was […]

Another autumn tradition



Help us to help ‘Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond’



In today’s Acorn, readers will find an entry blank on page 4 and a pre-addressed envelope for a voluntary subscription to The Acorn. The cost is only $15 per year and the offer is limited to addresses already getting The Acorn. Forty percent of the proceeds will support the "Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond" food drive. "We’re hoping to […]

Pavley’s environmental education bill signed into law by Gov. Gray Davis



Pavley’s environmental education bill signed into law by Gov. Gray Davis Gov. Gray Davis recently signed California state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley’s environmental education bill into law. Also present were representatives from Heal the Bay, who sponsored AB-1548. This bill directs the Office of Education on the Environment within CalEPA to develop environmental education principles for elementary and secondary education and […]

For the record



Paul Michael Avolio was renamed Michael Avolio under a wedding picture last week. Mason Miller, the Thousand Oaks High School water polo goalie, was pictured in a photograph last week, not Nathan Hadar of Agoura. We regret the errors.

Calabasas will celebrate Ahmanson victory on Saturday



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas wants to help citizens celebrate the preservation of Ahmanson Ranch. If it had been developed, 2,960 acres of open space would have been lost, 40,000 daily vehicle trips would have been added to the 101 Freeway and two endangered species might have been lost. Ahmanson Ranch, north of Calabasas, would […]

Campaign disclosure statements show Soteras has spent $40,000



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer In the race for two seats in the Agoura Hills City Council race, five candidates have raised an unprecedented amount of money, $57,051. The figures were released in financial disclosure statements that must be provided by all candidates to the city clerk’s office. Alex Soteras, president of the Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce, […]

OPUSD to offer home-school program



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer When your kids ask, "Why do I have to go to school?" you could answer, "You don’t. I can teach you at home." If you cringe at the idea or fear your child would like home schooling, stop reading. If on the other hand, it’s a possibility in your home, Oak Park Unified School […]