2006-02-23

Oak Park schools and taxpayers to have a bonding experience

$106 million needed for class upgrades

The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education approved a pair of bond measures for the June ballot that would provide $106 million for campus upgrades. The money raised by the two bonds, known as Measure A and Measure B, plus $9 million of state funds, will pay for the district’s new $115 million facilities master plan. Two bonds […]

Resident wins architectural design award



Samuel Wacht, a Calabasas resident and member of the San Fernando Valley chapter of the American institute of Architects, was awarded the Best Community Development award for his design and development of the Laughlin Bay Marina. Wacht received the prize on Jan. 21 at an awards presentation and banquet at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City. The Laughlin Bay Marina […]

Alternative high school wants more counselor time



By all accounts, Randi Klein, the counselor who was hired parttime at Indian Hills High School, is doing a good job helping the students at the Calabasas alternative school. But some parents feel their children are being short-changed, since Klein only spends eight hours a week counseling at the school. They were hoping for more time. Denise Miller, the site […]

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Agoura Hills A laptop computer, MP3 Player and purse, with combined value of $2,820, were stolen from the family room of a home on Grey Rock Road on Jan. 29. The homeowner also reported the kitchen was ransacked. Someone slashed the convertible top of a 2005 Audi in an apartment complex in the 29000 block of Oak Creek Lane Jan. […]

Don’t sell our wilderness land to pay for Bush’s budget



You would think that George W. has already done enough to turn our wilderness into private profit centers for big business. Now he wants to sell off 300,000 acres of forest land to help fund his budget shortfalls. The land that he wants to sell belongs to the American people. Once it’s sold, it’s gone forever. It will be in […]

This Home Is On A Small Cul-De-Sac



This traditionallystyled 5-bedroom home is on a small Foxmoor Hills cul-de-sac. The 3car garage home has been extensively updated inside with newer kitchen and baths, smoothed ceilings, recessed lighting, replaced windows and doors, carpet and wood floors. The backyard has a brick patio and path, spa, lawn, flowers and fruit trees. The 2-story house is near walking paths, Westlake Lake […]

Public safety workers honored in Calabasas

Annual event expanded to include firefighters

The city of Calabasas honored Sheriff’s deputies, firefighters, animal care workers and citizen volunteers at its annual Public Safety Appreciation Day Feb. 15. Formerly reserved for Sheriff ’s deputies only, the event at the Agoura Hills/ Calabasas Community Center was expanded this year to include all local public safety employees. “We don’t take them for granted,” said Dennis Washburn, Calabasas […]

Calabasas to remember Anza with bang



On Feb. 26, a contingency of soldados (soldiers) directed by Jim Elwell-Martinez, 65, a descendant of one of the Anza’s officers, will march across the Calabasas Soka campus and fire their replica .69 caliber fusil rifles as a part of the “Anza en Calabazas 1776” commemoration. Comprising mostly retirees who served in World War II and the Vietnam War, the […]

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All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at this e-mail address: newstip@theacorn.com. Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 24: Spring musical/G Bldg./7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 25: Spring musical/G Bldg./7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 27: AP sales at AAC (through Friday) Thurs., March […]

Kudos given to long-time benefactors




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