New Millennium school site has some history

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com A developer has plans to build the ninth elementary school in Las Virgenes Unified School District as part of a development at the western end of Parkway Calabasas. New Millennium Homes is building the 550-single-family-home gated community called The Oaks. Home-developing giant Bald-win Co. created the school project in the early 1990s, according to Las Virgenes […]

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Red Cross receives $25,000 grant

The American Red Cross of Ventura County has received a gift of $25,000 from the Gene Haas Foundation to support its programs. Since 1917, the county’s local Red Cross chapter has helped residents prepare for and respond to emergencies. The gift from foundation president Gene Haas of Haas Automation of Oxnard is an unrestricted grant which allows the Red Cross […]

PFC needs volunteers

Agoura High School Parent Faculty Club (PFC) is raising funds for the "Every 15 Minutes" program, a national campaign that challenges high school juniors and seniors to take responsibility whenever they drive. It emphasizes the disastrous impacts of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Jill Mortrell, PFC first vice president and co-chair of the event with Denise Daniel, […]

Agoura Hills

A property owner reported on Nov. 21 that her vacant parcel in the 3200 block of Triunfo Canyon Road had been vandalized. Damages were $2,050. She suspected the incident occurred over the weekend. Doors and windows on several unoccupied structures on the property, which used to be a private club, were damaged. Deputies advised the victim that the vandalism would […]

A sugarplum of a dream

Chamber will host economic summit

The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host a regional economic summit at the beginning of the New Year. City councilmembers and business owners in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Malibu, Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village are expected to participate. Resources and planning for development along the 101 Freeway corridor will be discussed. "State-of-the-City messages are fine but they tend to […]


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Robinson C. L. Hughes has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force after graduating from Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala. The lieutenant graduated from Oak Park High School in 1995 and received a bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. Hughes is the son of Ronald and Sharon Hughes […]

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