2004-06-17

County ridgeline ordinance unfair to homeowners



We are totally opposed to what the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is trying to ram down our throats restricting the use of the ridgelines in the Santa Monica Mountains, and worse, making it impossible for any new changes to your present property if you have already graded 15,000 square feet—that is a house and a driveway. What if […]

Yearbooks stolen, one marked with racist slurs, threats



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Ten yearbooks were stolen from the library of A. E. Wright Middle School last week. Eight were recovered, but one turned up with swastikas drawn over some photos, racial slurs were written on others and a sketch of a target was placed on the picture of at least one teacher. An employee at the school, who […]

Don’t let allergies, sinus problems cramp your lifestyle



Allergies are nothing to sneeze at. This allergy season seems to be shaping up as one of the worst in recent history, according to allergists across the country. While this may spell irritation in the form of itchy eyes, headaches and runny nose, allergies can also cause bacterial infections, including sinusitis. There are approximately 31 million cases of sinusitis reported […]

Oak Park graduation is melancholy



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com As the sun set behind the hills of Oak Park, the commencement ceremony began for Oak Park High School’s Class of 2004. This year’s graduation was somewhat melancholy in that it was the last year for Principal Cliff Moore. He served as the high school’s principal for the last six years and has worked for OPUSD […]

‘Deathbed Confessions’ topic of United Methodist Church services



Dr. Gary Alan Dickey’s Father’s Day message is titled "Deathbed Confessions" at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., June 20 at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Music will be provided at each service. Sunday School classes for all ages meet at 9 a.m. Enrichment for ages 3 through second grade is available at […]

It’s time for a moratorium on housing



It’s time for a moratorium on housing Forty clustered homes planned on Las Virgenes Road? "The Calabasas Planning Commission approves 101 homes for ‘The Oaks’ of Calabasas." Someone tell me when this insanity will stop. How can any member that sits on the Calabasas City Council approve any future housing projects? Our natural resources are being taxed to the limit. […]


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