Parents upset over library’s porn viewers

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Parents upset about the men who view Internet pornography at the Oak Park Library came to last week’s Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education meeting to voice their concerns. Some of the 40 parents who attended wanted to be sure students wouldn’t have access to the same computers where the pornographic websites are being […]

Financial workshop for parents of special needs kids

Special-needs trust practitioner Diedre Dennis Wachbrit will address the long-range financial planning issues that parents of special-needs children face. The event is at 6 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 24 and at 6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 28 at Westlake Village City Hall’s community room, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The sessions are hosted by Pause4kids, a nonprofit based in Thousand Oaks. Topics include: […]


To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: HALFTIME SPORTS RESTAURANT LLC

To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: HALFTIME SPORTS RESTAURANT LLC The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 5687 Kanan Road Agoura HIlls, CA 91301. Type of license(s) Applied for: 41-ON SALE BEER AND WINE – EATING PLACE Pub: February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2005 […]

Los Robles Hospital board elects new chair

C. Perin Johnson, M.D. has been elected chairman of the hospital’s board of trustees for the year 2005. A cardiologist and member of the hospital’s medical staff since1975, Johnson also served for two years as chairman of the Department of Medicine of Los Robles Hospital. "We are exceptionally pleased to have Dr. Johnson lead our governing board," said Jim Sherman, […]


77th Oscars: Old Hollywood, worthy upstarts clash

By Dave Workman Special to the Acorn This year I sense an impending clash between "Old" Hollywood and the indie-rich, upstart ’Wood. Without those pesky Hobbits to steal the show, many expect a return to more traditional values. Frankly, I found the two mainstream Hollywood’s nominations, "The Aviator" and "Million Dollar Baby," to be relatively weak contenders. And I’m a […]

Calabasas council lacks civility

Hats off to former mayor Bob Hill—Old Town Coalition co-founder—and former L.A. City Councilmember Bob Ronka and the community leaders who had the courage to send a letter to voters about the upcoming election. They said what many of us have been thinking for years. My family and many of our friends have been embarrassed by the continuous backbiting, sniping […]

Agoura pipe bomb investigation continues

By Sylvie Belmond belmond@theacorn.com Two explosive devices were discovered within two weeks of each other in Old Agoura, but according to authorities, no motive has been established and no one has been arrested for the crimes. In the latest incident, a resident found a pipe bomb Feb. 16 next to an Andy Gump portable toilet. The bomb was placed between […]

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NOTICE OF LIEN SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that on 03/16/05, at 10:00am at Calabasas Self Storage, 4200 Shadow Hills Road, Calabasas Hills, CA, the undersigned, Calabasas Self Storage will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by: UNIT# 2102 Linda Brown 1 Refrigerator, 1 Office Furniture, 3 Cabinet […]