2006-08-17

Contact your local Sheriff’s Department



From area code 818 (Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Chatsworth, Hidden Hills, West Hills or Westlake Village), please call (818) 8781808. From area code 310 (Malibu or Topanga), call (310) 456-6652. Oak Park is located in Ventura County and is serviced by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department at (805) 494-8200.

Electricity story flips a switch



Avi Rutschman, you are my hero. Please stick with the high electric rate story and investigate it further. Facts: My July 2006 electric bill increased 45.6 percent vs. July 2005 per kilowatt hour, yet my consumption decreased 6.3 percent. My 100 percent plus baseline rate increased 80 percent year on year. Edison (per your article) mentions average increase rates of […]

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Donna Cheney



provide the best service to our clients and the community,” said Leko. “We are very proud of all of our associates. Everyone is constantly working to improve their knowledge and professionalism and keeping up

Agoura Hills composer nominated for three Emmys



One Emmy nomination is a crowning achievement for most artists, but composer Jeff Beal landed in a class by himself with three nominations for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards program will air on the E! Channel on Sat., Aug. 19. The Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast on NBC the following week, Sun., Aug. 27. […]

Cancer benefit needs volunteers



Camarillo resident Beate Christina Waggoner will chair The Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura’s 15th annual Holiday Homes Tour, a self-guided tour that is the organization’s largest fundraiser. Waggoner is seeking volunteers to serve on organizing committees for the tour, which takes place Dec. 2 and 3. Proceeds help fund free programs of support, education and hope for people fighting cancer and […]

Classes to begin at La Reina



La Reina High School, a private all-girls’ Catholic school at 106 W. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks, opens for the new semester on Wed., Aug. 23 with classes for new students from 8:10 a.m. until noon. Classes for existing students will start next Thurs., Aug. 24 and parents are invited to a coffee hosted by the Parent Guild at 7:30 […]

Man wanders, but is found



A senior citizen was reported missing for several hours from the Calabasas Village Mobile Estates in the 23700 block of Mulholland Highway on Aug. 9. Steven Abrams, 79, reportedly left his home on foot in the late afternoon and was reported missing for several hours. According to sources, Abrams suffers from dementia, is a diabetic and takes medications. “Anytime when […]

Power to the people



Mr. Bonner’s electric bill is quite impressive (Acorn Aug. 8, “Residents shocked over high electric bills”). We should all join with Mr. Bonner to fight the tyranny at Southern California Edison. We should be able to consume what we want and rise to the fourth tier of Edison’s rate schedule without having to pay for our excess. Or maybe, we […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation




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