Soka not willing to say it’s ready to sell

Soka not willing to say it’s ready to sell By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Despite rumors, representatives of Soka University of America in Calabasas still claim they’re not willing to sell their campus. The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy hopes to buy and preserve Soka. Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has described the preservation of the Soka property as imperative. It’s […]

Examining Nativity art

Water agencies wrestle with a potential rate increase

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Local wastewater customers could pay a lot more for sewer services if the Regional Water Quality Control Board has its way. At a Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) and Triunfo Sanitation District (TSD) joint powers meeting last week, officials discussed the impacts of tighter regulations proposed by the board. Presently, customers pay about $52 every […]

Corridori becomes new mayor of city of Agoura Hills

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Agoura Hills Mayor Pro Tem Ed Corridori took the oath of office as the city’s new mayor on Dec. 8. The reorganization meeting also celebrated the accomplishments of the outgoing Mayor Dan Kuperberg (see related story on page 8) and looked forward to plans for the city next year under the direction of Corridori. Corridori and […]

The way it was

Chamber of Commerce gets new president, changes its name

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Alex Soteras, president of the Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce, passed the gavel to first vice president Louis Masry last week. "His ability to reach out to the residents and businesses and bring people together will make him a good president," said Soteras, who’ll continue to serve on the board and represent the Chamber on […]

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com Agoura may have been a small community 30 years ago, but there was no shortage of happenings here in 1974. Political, business and traffic concerns made the news, according to articles in the paper back then. The area’s congressional representative, Barry Goldwater (son of the more well-known U. S. Sen. Barry Goldwater [R-Ariz.], who ran for […]

For the record

We had our Westlake Elementary School third- and fifth-grade classes mixed up in a combination photo package last week. The fifth-graders were in the top photo and the third-graders were at the bottom.

Seven to run for city council in Calabasas

Seven to run for city council in Calabasas Seven people will run for three open seats on the Calabasas City Council. The filing period for the Tues., March 8 election ended last Friday. Mayor Michael Harrison, City Councilmember Lesley Devine and City Councilmember James Bozajian have all filed papers to seek reelection. Challengers running for city council include consumer attorney […]

City of Westlake Village approves joint-use agreement with Triunfo YMCA

City of Westlake Village approves joint-use agreement with Triunfo YMCA By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com Westlake Village city council members approved last week a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding a joint park project between the city and Triunfo YMCA. For a considerable period of time, the city’s ad-hoc park committee and staff have been meeting with YMCA representatives regarding the project. […]