2004-01-15

Two local school districts go to work on parcel tax proposals

LVUSD

By Stephanie Bertholdo Acorn Staff Writer Parents, students, teachers and administrators gathered Sunday in a political rally atmosphere at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills to convince voters to vote yes on a parcel tax initiative that’s coming on the March 2 election ballot. The "Yes on E" campaign kicked off a phone bank effort. Supporters will attempt to convince […]

Youngsters learn to dance in Calabasas



The Calabasas Community Services Department is offering a variety of dance classes for ages 4 to 10 this winter. Tiny Tot Ballet and Tap will be available for ages 4 to 6. Tap and Jazz is open to ages 5 to 7 and 8 to 10. All classes are eight weeks in length and cost $64. Classes will be on […]

Dole picks T.O. ad agency



Dole picks T.O. ad agency Dole Food Company, Inc. has named Berson/Dean/Stevens, Inc. to create the Dole Fruit Bowls campaign. The Thousand Oaks-based advertising agency will develop the print advertising. Berson/Dean/Stevens, Inc. has provided marketing and creative services for the consumer and food service divisions of Dole, headquartered in Westlake Village, for more than 10 years. As part of the […]

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Two Calabasas siblings played in Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band during the 2004 Rose Parade. Evan Schreiber, a Calabasas High School senior, plays trumpet with the school band. Lesley Schreiber, a CHS freshman, also plays trumpet. Calabasas siblings play in annual Rose Parade The two musicians auditioned to play in the Rose Parade in October. The Pasadena […]

Upcoming cutbacks will hurt



Upcoming cutbacks will hurt Cities and counties in California will be scrambling in the weeks and months ahead, dealing with more cutbacks from the state government. It will be harder this time around, much harder, because the easy decisions and some not-so-easy ones have already been made. Cities will be cutting programs and services that the public will notice. The […]

Two local school districts go to work on parcel tax proposals

OPUSD

By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer Last Saturday the Friends of Oak Park Schools conducted a Campaign Kickoff for Measure D4, a parcel tax measure that will appear on the March 2 ballot. It seemed to reveal strong community support for Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD). The event was hosted by Oak Park resident Anne Davis, whose home was […]

Everything coming up roses this week



The Ventura County Rose Society (VCRS) and the Gold Coast Heritage Rose Society (GCHRS) will co-sponsor a demonstration of pruning techniques of Old Garden Roses at 9 a.m. Sat., Jan. 17 in the rose garden of the Stagecoach Inn Museum, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Consulting rosarians Jim Delahanty and Ingrid Wapelhorst of the VCRS and Jeri and […]

Kids’ art goes international



Literary artists win recognition



Guest opinion

Congress should encourage purchases of hybridsU.S. Congressman

Congress should encourage purchases of hybrids U.S. Congressman Taxpayers who purchased a new hybrid vehicle in 2003 could claim a tax deduction of up to $2,000 on Form 1040. Unfortunately, this tax deduction for qualified clean-fuel vehicles is set to be reduced incrementally for purchases in 2004, 2005 and 2006 and expire completely on Dec. 31, 2006. Currently, the tax […]


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