2003-11-06

Incumbents do well in local elections

Kuperberg reelected in Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer In one of the most expensive and contentious city council races in the history of Agoura Hills, voters on Tuesday returned incumbent Dan Kuperberg for a third term. John Edelston claimed the second city council seat. Kuperberg, a Los Angeles County public defender, is currently serving as Agoura Hills Mayor Pro Tem. He captured […]

Pavley to get award in Washington, D.C.



Pavley to get award in Washington, D.C. California State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) has been named by Governing magazine as one of its 11 Public Officials of the Year for 2003. The magazine is an independent national publication devoted to coverage of state and local government. Pavley was honored for taking on the issue of greenhouse gas pollution in […]

Youth invited to Magic Mountain next Tues.,

Nov. 11

Youth invited to Magic Mountain next Tues., Nov. 11 The Agoura Hills Recreation Center will sponsor a trip to Magic Mountain open to youth ages 11 through 17 on Tues., Nov. 11 (schools are closed due to Veterans Day). The bus will depart from the Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills at 8 a.m. and return about 6 p.m. […]

Coyote football team remains optimistic

Special to The Acorn

With two games remaining in the football season, Calabasas is 0-8 overall, 0-5 Marmonte League. But coach Ken Papotta was optimistic as the team prepared this week to host the Newbury Park Panthers tomorrow night at 7 p.m. and finish the season on Nov. 14 at Agoura against the Chargers, also with a 7 p.m. kickoff. In league games this […]

The Rat Stops Here



On the surface of things, I live alone with a dog. Under the surface, however, there seems to be an increasingly long list of freeloading roommates around here. We’ve had alligator lizards and stray birds make guest appearances in the living room. The raccoons are probably close to pulling off the same stunt as did the malevolent psycho Michael Keaton […]

No changes made on LVUSD Board of Education



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Terilyn Finders and Patricia Schulz were easily reelected to the Las Virgenes Unified School District’s Board of Education in Tuesday’s election. Two board seats were up for grabs and there were three challengers. Finders, who’s currently serving as president of the LVUSD Board of Education, earned the confidence of 2,829 registered voters (42 percent). […]

L.A. won’t give up Sagebrush Cantina or Leonis Adobe



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer In a recent meeting between Calabasas city council members and Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine, Zine said the L.A. council isn’t interested in forfeiting to Calabasas the prosperous Sagebrush Cantina restaurant and bar and the historic Leonis Adobe property in Old Town, according to Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian. Both sites are located in […]

Dance club gives seniors the floor



Quick Take



The Yankees spent $170 million in player salaries in 2003. Their payroll increases every year and it will, no doubt, increase again in 2004. Salary cap or no salary cap, George, you have one minor problem—the games still have to be won on the field. Story of the Week Rocky Marciano was a fighter in the proper sense of the […]

A salute to veterans



A salute to veterans All that we have we owe in no small part to those who fought for and protected the United States of America. On Tuesday, many elections were conducted across the country. The right to vote is a precious freedom. Men and women in our armed forces have died to protect that right and others that are […]


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