The magic of Hanukkah

Calabasas seeks site for new elementary school

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The Calabasas City Council discussed a plan last week to seek a site for a new elementary school in the city and, with input from the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD), will decide on Wed., Dec. 15 whether to abandon a location behind gates. New Millennium Homes is building The Oaks, a 550-single-family-home gated development […]

City council reorganizes in Westlake Village

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com The city of Westlake Village conducted a "changing of the guard" ceremony as the city council convened for its annual reorganization meeting on Dec.1. Mayor Pro Tem Mark Rutherford was appointed mayor and Councilmember Susan McSweeney was named as mayor pro tem. Representatives from the offices of state Assemblywoman Fran Pavley, L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, […]

Oak Park High School may tighten its policy on leaving campus at lunchtime

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Only senior students at Oak Park High will be allowed to leave campus during the lunch break if the Oak Park Unified School District board approves the recommendation of Principal Lynn McCormack. Effective next September, soph- omores and juniors who drive would have to stay on campus. McCormack decided to make this recommendation because she was concerned […]

Auto detailing shop wins in the end

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Despite heavy opposition from some local homeowners and special interest groups, a vehicle detail shop will be built on the corner of Reyes Adobe Road and Canwood Street in Agoura Hills. The project was unanimously approved by the Agoura Hills City Council on Monday but is encumbered with more than 120 conditions designed to reduce the […]

Malibu Valley Inn debuts website to promote itself

Anyone interested in learning more about the proposed Malibu Valley Inn and Spa located on 126 acres of unincorporated Los Angeles County land at the northwest corner of Mulholland Highway and Stokes Canyon Road near the city of Calabasas can now log onto www.malibuvalleyinnandspa.com for information, to see illustrations of resort amenities and to keep updated on the progress of […]

Speed humps not approved

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com The Agoura Hills City Council recently struck a compromise with residents of Country Glen Road in Agoura Hills when the council agreed to stripe the street rather than reinstall speed humps. The speed humps were installed in 2000 but were temporarily removed as part of the city’s residential overlay project. Apparently, many of the residents who […]

Red ribbon campaign to promote buckling up

To help ensure that the roadways are safer for family trips and holiday parties, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is asking motorists to make a pledge to drive safe, sober and buckled up by tying a Tie One On For Safety red ribbon to a visible location on their vehicles. The holiday season is often the most deadly for traffic […]

CTV now available at Calabasas mobile home park

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com CTV, the Calabasas cable access TV network on Channel 3, is now being offered to the residents of Calabasas Village Mobile Estates at 23777 Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. CTV offers its viewers live coverage of city council, city commissions and city board meetings, a benefit much needed in the mobile home park, according to park officials. […]

Calabasas cable channel offers diverse programming

The Calabasas cable access channel, CTV on Channel 3, offers a variety of programming. CTV offers live meeting coverage of the city council, planning commission, library commission, parks and recreation commission, traffic and transportation commission, environmental commission, communications and technology commission and the tree board. Most meetings are rebroadcast or can be viewed again at anytime through an archive system […]