2005-10-20

Reyes Adobe celebrated

By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com

Agoura Hills held its inaugural Reyes Adobe Days last weekend, and according to city staff and visitors, the event was an unqualified success. “It was an awesome three days,” said Dale Sumersille, Agoura Hills recreation manager. “We surpassed a lot of people’s expectations. The festivities kicked off on Fri., Oct. 14 with a senior luncheon. Sumersille said 125 seniors attended […]

Teen loitering at Wendy’s leaves a bad taste with residents



Known for its square-patty hamburgers and the pigtailed redhead who adorns the sign, Wendy’s has become one of the most popular fastfood chains in the world. But for Alfred and Cheryl Pinnaro, the Wendy’s in Westlake Village Marketplace on Lindero Canyon Road has been the cause of numerous sleepless nights. It also may have cost the Renaissance Homeowners Association thousands […]

Parks reopen after fire



Bikers and hikers saw little but a charred landscape when they were allowed to return to the local parks following last month’s fire, but rangers say wildfire is part of a nature’s cycle and that the wildlife and plant life will return. In the aftermath of the Topanga Fire that burned over 24,000 acres of public parkland recently, national, state […]

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Priorities set for Agoura Hills beautification projects



The Agoura Hills City Council has decided which beautification projects should be tackled in the coming year and ranked priorities at a recent meeting. Five projects landed on the “high priority projects” list, including native plant landscaping on the west side of Kanan Road between Canwood Street and Hillrise Drive. The east side of Kanan Road will also be landscaped […]

Pavley to host barbecue honoring firefighters



State Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) will host a free community barbecue from noon to 2 p.m. Sun., Oct. 30 at Deerhill Park in Oak Park to thank firefighters who responded to the recent brushfires. “I’ve heard nothing but gratitude from the residents about the extraordinary response from our fire professionals to the fast-moving wildfires we just experienced. I want […]

Agoura Hills teenager killed in auto accident



Krystin Shank, 18, died in a car accident at 10:30 a.m. Monday on Westlake Boulevard south of Kanan Road in Thousand Oaks, police said. The Agoura Hills resident was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ventura County Fire Department, said Dave Worthy, a deputy with the Thousand Oaks Police Department. According to reports, Sean Michael Gittens, 18, was driving […]

Actors, unite



A.C. Stelle bleachers not althey’re cracked up to be



The gymnasium bleachers that were installed more than 18 months ago at Alice C. Stelle Middle School in Calabasas are not usable, according to Las Virgenes Unified School District staff. Donald Zimring, school district deputy superintendent, said the contractor, Gary Hopkins of George Hopkins Construction in Glendale, has not completed the project according to the terms of the contract. “The […]

Bids to go out for Mae Boyer renovation



The board of directors for the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District voted recently to seek construction bids the renovation of Mae Boyar Park in Oak Park. The project will replace the aging playground structure on the nearly six-acre park, enlarge the playground area and add new trees. The work will cost between $200,000 and $220,000, officials said. Renovation includes […]