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 […]

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). […]

Remembering the fires



Westlake Village voters elect Bruno, Klessig to city council



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer With no incumbents running for reelection, voters on Tuesday elected Jim Bruno and Philippa Klessig to the Westlake Village City Council in a close race among three candidates. Bruno led the balloting, capturing 798 votes, while Klessig received 704. On a ballot in which voters could pick two of three candidates, 654 votes went […]

Council members hear about the aging of Conejo/Las Virgenes



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Issues of concern to senior citizens in Conejo Valley/Las Virgenes recently came before the Agoura Hills City Council. Les Hardie, a representative of the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation senior task force, presented its 39-page study to council members. The document was titled S.O.S. "Senior Opportunities and Strategies: Enriching the Conejo’s Maturing Population." The report […]

Pardee Homes to help repair Deerhill Road



Oak Park residents concerned about the deteriorating condition of Deerhill Road near the Regency Hills and Chamboard residential developments were successful at getting the attention of Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks, who, in turn, went to the developer—Pardee Homes—for assistance. After Parks contacted Pardee Homes project manager Jim Bizelle and requested a voluntary contribution to repair the road, Pardee Homes […]

LVMWD nominated for water awards



LVMWD nominated for water awards Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) was recently nominated for the 2003 Annual Water Quality Awards by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Los Angeles Region. The water district was nominated for an award in the Water Quality Leadership category for its comprehensive, innovative approach to a variety of water issues. According to information […]

Calabasas Farmers’ Market reopens in Old Town



The Calabasas Farmers’ Market returned to Old Town last Saturday. The market had recently been relocated to the future Calabasas Civic Center site at the corner of Park Sorrento and Park Centre after almost 11 years at the Old Town site. The market was initially moved from Old Town because it had been using the site at no charge and […]

Calabasas captures $8.2 million in grant for new city library

The city, after
trying to get a
major grant
for its new library for more than two years, finally
hits the jackpot
Acorn Staff Writer


Calabasas captures $8.2 million in grant for new city library The city, after trying to get a major grant for its new library for more than two years, finally hits the jackpot By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas last week was awarded a state grant in the amount of $8.2 million to construct a new municipal […]

Experts warn that first rainfall carries pollutants, trash to beaches



By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The rainy season is coming and local agencies are asking residents to remember basic tips to keep storm drains clear of trash, litter and debris so that such waste doesn’t wash down the creeks and onto the beaches where it can harm ocean life and swimmers. The first rain of the season often dumps […]