2003-11-13

Critical care hospital still feasible here, says incoming city councilman



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Before he was elected to one of the two Agoura Hills council seats, John Edelston addressed the Las Virgenes Council of Governments (LVCOG) on the need to bring emergency healthcare services back into the local area. LVCOG tackles issues that cross local governmental jurisdictions in Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Malibu, Hidden Hills and […]

Remembering America’s veterans



Early deadlines affect upcoming issues



The Acorn Newspapers will have early deadlines because of Thanksgiving on Thurs., Nov. 27. That issue and the issue of Dec. 4 will be affected. Please be aware, too, that our offices will be closed on Thanksgiving and on Fri., Nov. 28. For the Nov. 27 Thanksgiving issue, real estate advertising must be reserved by noon Thurs., Nov. 20. Editorial […]

Agoura Hills to take a closer look at outdoor lights



By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Wall lights, roof lights, string lights, safety lights, tree lights, holiday lights—exterior illumination on commercial properties was a central issue at a recent Agoura Hills City Council meeting. While no new ordinance was enacted, the council decided that holiday lights for commercial businesses would be permissible from Nov. 15 through Jan. 15. And more […]

State should do business like the city of

Westlake Village, mayor says

State should do business like the city of By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer While many California counties and municipalities are experiencing the harsh consequences of California’s $38 billion deficit, the city of Westlake Village remains strong and seemingly unthreatened, according to Mayor Chris Mann. During a State of the City address and luncheon at the Hyatt in Westlake last […]

Garden club prepares for the season



Free Headache Workshop to be Held at The

Westlake Community Center Mon., 11/17/03. Toll-free 24-Hour Recorded Message Reveals the Details

Westlake Community Center Mon., 11/17/03. Toll-free 24-Hour Recorded Message Reveals the Details Westlake Village, CA—A local headache authority will be appearing at The Westlake Community Center for a free workshop that reveals the shocking truth behind what’s really causing most chronic headaches. "We are anticipating a packed house," says Dr. Pick. To register for the free workshop, call toll-free 1 […]

Calabasas City Council to appoint landscape district commission



The Calabasas City Council is creating another commission. Calabasas recently discovered that the city had in the past inappropriately borrowed money from a landscape district that was paid by homeowner associations. The funds were applied to projects associated with a city-owned facility instead of neighborhood landscaping. The city recently reimbursed $164,345 to the original sources. The new landscape district commission […]

For the record



In last week’s article on Las Virgenes Unified School District’s Academic Performance Index (API), the scores for Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills were inadvertently left out. Sumac scored 829 in the API, demonstrating a 32 point increase over the previous year. The benchmark for California schools is 800. Sumac Elementary School is eligible for monetary awards for outstanding academic […]

Westlake women host Gingerbread Boutique