City Manager Dave Adams resigns, will move to

San Juan Capistrano

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Agoura Hills City Manager Dave Adams has resigned. Adams, who’s held the job for 8½ years, accepted another city management post in San Juan Capistrano, according to Agoura Hills Mayor Jeff Reinhardt, who spoke at last week’s city council meeting. Greg Ramirez, assistant city manager, will serve as interim city manager, Reinhardt said. Adams […]

Hidden Hills homeowners’ association loses lawsuit

First of two parts

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer First of two parts Four Hidden Hills residents recently prevailed in a court battle against the Hidden Hills Community Association (HHCA). The plaintiffs, Tracy Golden, Mary Ditto, Marybeth Levine and Brent Gokbudak, filed a preliminary injunction against the homeowners’ group to nullify a change in the bylaws that would allow a HHCA board member […]

Not a fan of raspberries

CHS hosts a carnival fundraiser

Acorn to have early deadlines, offices to be closed next Thursday, Friday

The Acorn Newspapers will have early deadlines because of Thanksgiving on next Thurs., Nov. 27. That issue and the issue of Dec. 4 will be affected. 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 today. Editorial items must also be received by […]

Study says LVUSD is saving money on energy

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer An energy saving plan for a local school district is apparently working. To preserve resources for classrooms during California’s budget crunch, Las Virgenes Unified School District hired Energy Education, Inc. (EEI). It’s a consulting firm that monitors and offers plans to reduce gas, water and electricity consumption––and save money. Mike Adams, the EEI energy […]

Suspect in custody after abduction of T.O. girl, 13

Acorn Staff Writer

Suspect in custody after abduction of T.O. girl, 13 By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer A Thousand Oaks man is being charged with the kidnapping and molestation of a 13-year-old girl walking near school last week, authorities say. Paul Whitehead, 23, remains in custody at Ventura County Jail with bail set at $500,000. The unidentified girl was walking by herself […]

City of Calabasas to manage traffic when new school opens

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer The city of Calabasas has a plan to solve a potential traffic problem once the new Alice C. Stelle Middle School at 22450 Mulholland Drive opens on Jan. 5. Four schools are located on Mulholland Drive within a distance of about two miles, according to Calabasas City Councilman Barry Groveman. Once A.C. Stelle becomes […]

Education funding group meets with teachers in Calabasas

By Michael Picarella Acorn Staff Writer A group representing the Calabasas Education Fund met with school teachers of Calabasas recently and discussed areas that need more funding. The Calabasas City Council created the education fund in July as a way to protect local schools from state budget cuts. The fund already gave $244,500 to Calabasas schools to reduce class sizes […]

LVUSD, Agoura Hills to form new committee

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Pat Schulz, a member of the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education who was recently reelected for a second term, attended an Agoura Hills City Council meeting before the election to request that a new city/schools sub-committee be formed between the two agencies. Schulz also thanked council members for their past financial […]