2005-05-04

Neighborhood Focus

Signs, signs everywhere
City cleans up the clutter


Signs, signs everywhere City cleans up the clutter By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com Garage sale signs, open house signs, lost pet notices, loud business banners, neon lights in storefronts, and humongous signs mounted on cars that drivers and pedestrians can’t help but notice, all share one thing in common: They’re breaking the law in Agoura Hills. City officials and city council […]

Arts Festival is picture perfect



Yerba Buena school finally on track

Delays are over, construction is
set to begin


Delays are over, construction is set to begin By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com After four years of setbacks that included everything from confusion over where to place high voltage power lines to the discovery of toxic soil and the identification of an endangered owl, the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education last week accepted a bid to build the […]

Oak Park MAC draws a crowd 19 candidates for two vacancies



Oak Park MAC draws a crowd 19 candidates for two vacancies By Daniel Wolowicz danielw@theacorn.com For many years, the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council drew little interest from prospective candidates, but two current vacancies on the board brought more than just a casual response. A record 19 residents have applied for the open seats, and now it will be up […]

Rescue in Calabasas



Extra daylight means more construction



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com Contractors working on the modernization of Viewpoint School in Calabasas have been granted extended workday hours during the summer months. Record winter rains delayed the first phase of the three-phase project, which includes the construction of a new school theater and classrooms. Viewpoint officials want the building to be finished by the first day of school […]

Mountains Restoration Trust celebrates



Tracking local real estate

Home sales still rising

March sales of Conejo Valley single-family homes totaled 199 compared to 111 sold in February and 201 sold a year ago, according to Mike Plisky, president of the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors. Median sales price for single-family homes in March was $752,120. In 2004 it was $736,440. The median price is the point where half of the units sold […]

Offices move



The Calabasas district office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has moved. The new address is 26600 Agoura Road, Suite 100, Calabasas, 91392. The phone number, (818) 880-9416, will remain the same. Yaroslavsky’s Calabasas offices assist constituents in the cities of Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Hidden Hills, among others. Yaroslavsky is the Los Angeles County Third District […]

Poisonous relationship