2004-09-09

Schools are off to a reasonably good start



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@thacorn.com Las Virgenes Unified School District opened with relatively few problems on Sept. 1. According to Donald Zimring, deputy superintendent, the glitches were minor. The H Building at Calabasas High School was found trashed, he said. The vandalism might have been a senior prank, Zimring added. A new bus system, which is being subsidized by the city […]

Jewish High Holy Days arrive soon



Vehicle detailing shop appeal to go before city council



By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Agoura Hills residents Bradley and Gail Kagan have appealed the proposed vehicle detailing shop that was narrowly approved by the Agoura Hills Planning Commission last month. The appeal will be heard by city council members at 7 p.m. Wed., Sept. 22 in city hall. The Kagans live on Cedarhaven Drive behind the proposed business project off […]

Annual Pumpkin Festival to be postponed in Calabasas



Annual Pumpkin Festival to be postponed in Calabasas By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will postpone the Pumpkin Festival until next year when it can be a bigger and greater event, according to Chamber President and CEO Carol Washburn. The city of Calabasas, which normally gives funding for the event, dropped out last year due to financial […]

Weather cooperates with Oak Park cheerleaders’ car wash fundraiser



Different taste in water no health risk



Taste and odor changes in local drinking water—noticeable primarily in the Westlake Village area and portions of unincorporated Agoura—are being attributed to algal blooms in the local reservoir.  Customers of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) are assured their drinking water remains healthy and safe to consume. "We’ve received calls from some people who detect an earthy scent to the […]

Classic, antique and sports cars sought for chamber of commerce auto show



Classic, antique and sports cars sought for chamber of commerce auto show The 19th annual Westlake Auto Show is coming to the Westlake Plaza Centre parking lot (adjacent the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel) on the corner of Townsgate Road and Village Glen on Sun., Oct. 3. This is the longest-running auto show in the Conejo Valley. It will feature a […]

For the record



YMCA Indian Guides and Princesses are for dads and sons, and dads and daughters respectively.  A recent article indicated they were only for dads and daughters.

Calabasas offers bus service to out-of-city students who attend Calabasas High School



Students from outside the Calabasas High School enrollment area can now jump on a school-bound bus at The Commons shopping center on Calabasas Parkway in Calabasas. The city of Calabasas will offer the bus to and from the campus (both before and after classes) free of charge for the month of September, according to Calabasas Assistant Transportation Planner Tom Gdala. […]

GOP women host FBI agent



GOP women host FBI agent FBI agent L. Caprino will discuss "Terrorism and Homeland Security" during a luncheon meeting sponsored jointly by the Simi Valley and the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated. The meeting on Fri., Sept. 17 at the Wood Ranch Country Club in Simi Valley is open to the public, and Simi Valley residents may call Marion Erbe […]