2010-08-05 E-Edition

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Youth football team helps build a better L.A.

Park concert is free, fun

The Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will present the fourth concert in the summer Concerts in the Park series for Summer 2010 at 6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 8 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. The featured artist for the free show is Rumours: a tribute to Fleetwood Mac. The concert supporter is the Acorn Newspapers. Patrons […]

High pay upsets school officials

In the wake of Scott Plotkin’s resignation as director of the California School Boards Association and the ongoing city of Bell public trust fiasco, the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education has launched a letterwriting campaign calling for more transparency from the CSBA. Public records showed that Plotkin earned $352,000 in 2006 and $540,000 in 2007. In 2008, […]

Why was Gillette project contracted out of state?

California architectural and construction industries, especially Greater Los Angeles, are teetering on the verge of collapse. Currently, for many qualified and dynamic professionals living and conducting these complex businesses in our region, new project design and general construction contract awards are virtually nonexistent. Therefore, it is great news of The Acorn article advising that Santa Monica Mountains will soon have […]

Democrats open new office

The Democratic Club of the Conejo Valley and Ferial Masry, candidate for the 37th Assembly District, have opened an office at 702 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Monthly meetings will continue at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library on the second Wednesday of the month […]

Fiamme fans the flames of comedy

Freeway fire snarls traffic for hours

Budget matters

Marie Panec, a member of the Oak Park School Board and aspiring Congress woman, wanted to “correct some misinformation” in my letter to the editor concerning the high school taxes we pay in the Oak Park District. I stated that we were already paying three voluntary school bonds on top of the regular OPUSD assessment. It took her five paragraphs […]

Westlake Village honors outstanding citizens

Westlake Village gave one of its two 2010 Citizen of the Year awards to Jingtao Xia, a recent graduate of Agoura High School. Xia, who was a valedictorian, also served as the high school’s sergeant-at-arms, Key Club vicepresident and Math Honor Society treasurer. A resident of Westlake Village, Xia served as a volunteer at the city’s library. She’s also volunteered […]

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