2006-04-20

Supporters want Lowe’s on November ballot

Fate of the Westlake store would be decided by a public vote

Old wounds in Westlake Village were reopened last week following a surprise announcement that the Lowe’s big box store might be put to a vote of the people in November. Supporters of the Lowe’s Town Center introduced a ballot measure to the Westlake Village City Council calling for a citywide vote on the controversial project. The council rejected Lowe’s in […]

Plant’s popularity takes root



Sheriff’s STAR camp canceled

Deputy shortage is cited

The popular Los Angeles County Sheriff’s STAR (Success Through Awareness and Resistance) Camp, which has been an annual event in Agoura Hills for the past five years, has been canceled this summer due to deputy shortages, according to L.A. County Sheriff’s Lt. Roy Levario. The news caught the community off guard. “There are many disappointed kids and their parents in […]

Tell Mom how you feel



Mother’s Day is May 14 and The Acorn wants your mom to receive the recognition she deserves. In 100 words or less, please write and tell us why your mother is special. Whether it’s a poignant memory that you have, a small story you’d like to tell, or just some kind words for the mom that you love, your thoughts […]

Agoura’s hills come alive



School bonds are endorsed



At a special meeting of its board of trustees this week, the Community Foundation for Oak Park unanimously voted to support Oak Park Unified School District bond issues B-6 and C-6 related to repair and upgrading of schools in the aging district. The bonds are designed to repair school facilities in Oak Park, including plumbing problems, leaking roofs and related […]

Longevity in business



Active teens stand up



Students from Calabasas High School are joining peers from other Los Angeles area schools to support Teens Against Genocide (TAG), a coalition of high school students working to help bring an end to ongoing atrocities in Sudan, specically the genocide in Darfur. The group is planning an informational rally from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., April 23 in front of […]

Candidates curry favor in Assembly race



How important is a political endorsement? According to the five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the upcoming 41st Assembly race, the quest for political clout could mean the difference between winning and losing. The primary election is in June and each candidate is hoping to gain as much political and financial support as possible to help them advance to […]

Westlake fatality still under investigation



Police are seeking witnesses to an accident on the 101 Freeway last week that resulted in the death of a motorist. The incident took place at 3:30 p.m. Wed., April 12 south of the Westlake Boulevard exit. Yuri Aguilera Patrick, 23, of Newbury Park was driving a black Mercedes north on the 101 at about 70 mph, authorities said. For […]