2006-04-06

Reader feels paved under



Is anyone as annoyed as I am with the quality of the re-paving effort in front of the school construction site on Lindero Canyon? Every morning my cherished cup of Beanscene coffee is nearly launched out of my hand as I navigate the half mile or so of rough pavement and potholes. If I’m lucky, the half-asleep commuter next to […]

This Lovely Home Has New Windows



Located in great Westlake Village neighborhood Foxmoor Hills on a quiet cul-de-sac, this house has 4-bedrooms, 3-bathrooms, large lot with upgrades. The house has new windows, wood floors, recessed lighting, family room with fireplace, and French doors that open to large backyard with pool, spa and playhouse. Also included is 3-car garage and laundry room. Master bedroom has gorgeous bath […]

Construction of footbridges to help safeguard pedestrians



In an attempt to keep vehicles and pedestrians safely apart, Calabasas will build a pedestrian bridge over Las Virgenes Creek at Lost Hills Road. The bridge will allow students on foot easier access to A.E. Wright Middle School, and steer them away from busy roads such as Lost Hills and Las Virgenes. The city also wants to build similar pedestrian […]

GOP Women to host policy speaker



The Westlake Village Republican Women Federated will host a luncheon featuring guest speaker Bruce Herschensohn, a professor at Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy, on Wed., April 19 at Westlake Village Inn, 31943 W. Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Social time will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by a luncheon at noon. Herschensohn will discuss “The War Against Islamic Terrorism.” At […]

Agoura shortstop Farinacci off to another hot start

Four-year varsity player now a grizzled veteran

If Reggie Jackson is Mr. October, then Agoura senior shortstop Nick Farinacci might be Mr. March. For the second straight season, Farinacci, a four-year varsity letterman, has gotten off to a blazing start at the plate. Prior to today’s game against Newbury Park, Farinacci was batting .425 with 17 hits, 17 RBIs and four home runs in a team-high 40 […]

The Stars Come Out In Calabasas



Fairness doctrine



I read with interest and amusement Carl Lane’s letter in the March 23 Acorn. To quote Mr. Lane, “Everyone who obeys the laws will not receive tickets.” This is patently false. If a deputy from the Lost Hills station wants to write you a ticket-if they are determined to do so-obeying the traffic laws is irrelevant. Recently, this happened to […]

Within Walking Distance To School



This Oak Park home is within walking distance to Brookside Elementary School and park. This 4bedroom, 2-bathroom house has more than 1,600 square feet and has been painted throughout. There are new windows, tile floors in kitchen, breakfast room, family room with fireplace, formal dining room with built-in cabinets, and more. The large backyard has patio and view. For more […]

Regional Traffic Sheriff’s program targets reckless drivers



Currently in its fifth year, the Sheriff’s Teenage Traffic Offender Program (STTOP) uses a creative approach to help deal with the sometimes reckless driving by adolescents. According to statistics, traffic accidents are the leading cause of fatalities for people between the ages of 15 and 20. Even though they represent only 7 percent of the drivers on the road, people […]

Hospice helps youths cope with loss



Still half asleep, 10-year-old Cody Morris didn’t know what to think when his mother woke him and his two younger brothers at dawn on July 6, 2002, beckoning them into her car for an unscheduled trip to their uncle’s house. Upon arrival, the three boys sat on the living room couch for a discussion they never imagined they would have […]


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