Calabasas, LVUSD agree to abandon New Millennium school site, seek new location for primary school

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com The ninth elementary school in Las Virgenes Unified School District won’t be built behind gates in the New Millennium development at the western end of Parkway Calabasas. The Calabasas City Council unanimously entered into an agreement last week with LVUSD and New Millennium Homes that prompts the city and the school district to find another location […]

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City of Westlake Village seeks nominees for citizenship awards

By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com We hear stories so frequently in the news about people committing hateful acts that it’s refreshing to be reminded of our local residents whose good deeds rise above the usual expectations. The city of Westlake Village wants to recognize the exceptional work of outstanding citizens by accepting nominations for the annual Citizen and Youth Recognition Program […]

Only seniors will be able to depart OPHS campus during lunchtime

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com The Oak Park Unified School District Board unanimously voted last week to limit long-term off-campus passes to seniors only. "As of September 2005, the privilege to get off-campus will be for seniors only," said OPUSD Superintendent Anthony Knight. The passes, he added, will only be issued to seniors who abide by rules ––and there will be […]

Rees named president of

Oak Park Board of Education

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com The Oak Park Unified School Board has appointed Trustee Mary Rees to serve as president of the board. Following a series of compliments to exiting president Jan Iceland, the board initially chose trustee Jim Kalember for the leading post, but he declined due to time constraints. Kalember subsequently nominated Rees, who accepted the job. Rees has […]

Trustee a veteran in every sense of the word

Judy Jordan has served on
for 15 years

Judy Jordan has served on LVUSD Board for 15 years By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Judy Jordan holds a unique honor in the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD). A member of the board of trustees since 1989, Jordan is among the longest sitting board members in the history of the school district, which opened in 1948. She recently completed her […]

Docents needed for Reyes Adobe

The city of Agoura Hills is looking for volunteer docents to provide tours of the Reyes Adobe historical site to the general public two days per month and for special group tours. The next docent training will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 6 at the Reyes Adobe and will provide participants an opportunity to meet the […]

Calabasas to try crossing flag program for pedestrians

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com In a move geared toward the greater safety of pedestrians—especially Bay Laurel Elementary School students—a new "crossing flag" program near the roundabout on Parkway Calabasas at Camino Portal in Calabasas will be implemented. Those who wish to cross the street at the location will pick up a flag and walk with it through the crosswalk. The […]

T.O. teen sentenced for fatal crash

A T.O. motorist whose traffic accident resulted in the death of a 13-year-old passenger was sentenced in juvenile court last week. Peter Muffoletto was charged with gross vehicular manslaughter following a rollover crash that killed 13-year-old Gregory "Chase" Arnett and injured another passenger on July 10. Muffoletto, 16 at the time, had a provisional driver’s license, which makes it illegal […]