2005-07-21

Corridori, Reinhardt won’t seek reelection

City council race begins

By Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com Agoura Hills Mayor Ed Corridori and City Councilmember Jeff Reinhardt announced they will not run for reelection in November. Reinhardt hinted, however, that he might change his mind. “I do not intend to run,” said Reinhardt. “But, I will reserve the final decision based on what transpires between now and the end of the filing period.” Denis […]

The great game of Golf



Residents get rash course n traffic accidents

Seeing is believing, officials say

By Michael Picarellapic@theacorn.com Nobody wants to be told how to drive. But the correct visual aid might make motorists think twice about speeding or driving recklessly. The cities of Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Hidden Hills and Malibu, working with the Lost Hills Sheriff Department’s Sheriff Teen Traffic Offender Program (STTOP), recently unveiled a new crash car trailer, which displays […]

Coyotes on the prowl for cats and dogs

Pets becoming more vulnerable

By Stephanie Bertholdobertholdo@theacorn.com The cartoon character Wile E. Coyote never caught the Roadrunner, but local coyotes are catching—and killing—dogs, cats and other family pets throughout the Las Virgenes and Conejo valleys. Everybody, it seems, has a coyote story, and they’re never funny. Bentley, a 14-month-old pug that belongs to Calabasas resident Red Godfrey, was lucky. Godfrey said that since her […]

Truck comes in for crash landing in Calabasas



Marijuana plants found in Newbury Park



Prognosis good for hospital expansion



By Daniel Wolowiczdanielw@theacorn.com This week marks the one-year anniversary of the groundbreaking for Los Robles Hospital’s new 200,000-square-foot patient wing, which includes a new entrance and lobby. The renovation is on budget, and the building is on schedule to open in December 2006, hospital officials said. The $120-million addition will nearly double the hospital’s total square footage and will feature […]

Groveman eyes Pavley’s State Assembly seat



By Michael Picarellapic@theacorn.com Fran Pavley, Agoura Hills resident and State Assemblymember form the local 41st District, will be termed out of office next year, but another local politician, Calabasas Mayor Barry Groveman, wants to fill Pavley’s shoes and keep the job at home. Groveman has begun his campaign to run for Pavley’s seat and recently held a fundraiser that attracted […]

New hours for library



By Daniel Wolowiczdanielw@theacorn.com The Westlake Village City Council announced that the Westlake Village Library will now be open on Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. starting Sun., July 24. “Thanks to the city, we’re now able to make Sunday hours available,” said Nancy Mahr, public information officer with the County of Los Angeles Public Library District. The Westlake Village Library […]

Eminent domain case draws further review



By Daniel Wolowiczdanielw@theacorn.com State Sens. Tom McClintock (R-Thousand Oaks) and Dean Florez (D-Shafter) joined with other top-ranking California lawmakers recently to introduce a state constitutional amendment that would limit California’s power to seize private property under the powers of eminent domain. The amendment was prompted by last month’s 5-4 Supreme Court decision that upheld the authority of city officials in […]