2005-08-04

Officials play around with new look for Mae Boyer Park



The Simi Valley Recreation and Park District Board of Directors voted unanimously at their meeting earlier this month in Oak Park to update the playground equipment at Mae Boyar Park on Kanan Road. District officials said the facelift at the six-acre park is being done to meet new safety standards and make the playground more accessible to the handicapped. Built […]

Who are those dummies?



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Changes at the city council



After reading the two joinedat-the-hip letters in the July 28 Acorn from the two planning commissioners who are running for city council, it’s obvious that the current Agoura Hills city councilmen are taking for granted who will succeed them in the election this November. These two candidates have been on the planning commission for over 10 years and are responsible […]

Chamber hosts school official



The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a networking breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Thurs., Aug. 11 at Terri’s Café, 30135 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The cost of the event, which features a gourmet breakfast, is $10 but new members can attend for free. The morning’s guest speakers are Dr. Sandra Smyser, the new superintendent of the Las Virgenes […]

Homecoming queen ranks high



Her list of awards, participation in student clubs and volunteer activities is so impressive that it comes as no surprise that 18year old Tiffany Hsiou, a 2005 graduate of Westlake High School, is on her way to UCLA in September. Among her accomplishments, Tiffany was crowned first runnerup in a little-known national competition, America’s Homecoming Queen, on July 19. The […]

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Agoura Hills A thief stole a generator and a jackhammer and other tools valued at $3,500 from a pickup truck parked at a construction site on Kanan Road between July 27 and 28. A scissor lift was stolen from a construction site in the 28800 block of Canwood Street. The lift, valued at $5,000, was recovered in tact one block […]

Equestrian connection is called into question



Robin Gensley Mitchell wrote in the June 30 Acorn that the Malibu Valley Farms Equestrian Center tied together nicely with the area’s equestrian heritage. She seems confused, however, about the distinction between the existing Malibu Valley Farms Equestrian Center and the proposed Malibu Valley Inn convention center. The horse facility already exists; the convention center, billed as the Malibu Valley […]

Mystery tree planter strikes again



We all known about Johnny Apple Seed, but he’s just a tall tale told to us in elementary school, right? Yet, someone has become Oak Park’s own Johnny Apple Seed by planting unauthorized oak trees in some of the community’s open space areas. According to Mike Enge, senior grounds maintenance supervisor with the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, the […]

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