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Paramedic move leaves Malibou Lake worried

Squad relocates to other side of freeway

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Fire officials tried to calm fears last week about the relocation of a paramedic squad in Agoura Hills that some residents say would delay emergency response times to locations south of the 101 Freeway. The meeting, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, took place […]

Spring Fest in bloom

Spring Fest in bloom The deadline to apply for vendor booths at the Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Spring Fest is March 11. The event, which is being co-sponsored by The Acorn, is scheduled for April 9 at the Oak Park Community Center and several highly visible vendor booths are still available at the cost of $100 for private […]

City election coverage live

The Calabasas City Council election is March 8 and live, election night coverage can be seen on Channel 3 in Calabasas beginning at 8:30 p.m. Results also can be viewed on the city’s website, www.cityofcalabasas.com. For continuing candidate profiles, turn to page 14.

Education Fund becomes political football

Education Fund becomes political football By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com "Calabasas is not just benefiting Calabasas students," Harrison said. "One quarter of the students from A.E. Wright (Middle School) are from Agoura and we are aiding them. So I’m hoping Agoura will come up to the plate and reimburse us." The comments sparked a reaction from community […]

CERT classes to begin

A Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program is set to begin Tues., March 8 and will run seven weeks. The course is from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the community room at Agoura Hills City Hall. Members of the team will be trained in first aid, disaster preparedness, fire suppression, medical intervention, light search and rescue, and disaster […]

Oak Park mourns Behringer

By Sylvie Belmond Belmond@theacorn.com Kent Behringer, a longtime Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council member and community activist, died at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center last Saturday. He was 77. Behringer moved to Oak Park in 1981 and devoted much of his time to the residents of the unincorporated community. "He was quiet, operated behind the scene and many times […]

Bozajian seeks third council term

By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Two-term Calabasas City Councilmember James Bozajian, 39, says a good city council leader must be accessible, keep an open mind, and maintain a professional, respectful demeanor at all times. Bozajian, a Los Angeles County deputy district attorney, says he has not missed a city council meeting—or even one vote—since first elected in 1997. "Of all the […]

Resident has puzzling hobby

By Sophia Fischer sfischer@theacorn.com For Westlake Village resident Donna Jessee, the jig is up—literally. Jessee loves to work on jigsaw puzzles and just recently completed her largest undertaking ever: a Wild West scene with 4,000 pieces. The "Go West" puzzle is 53 inches by 38 inches and took her seven months to finish. And she nearly didn’t. "It’s a very […]

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