2010-10-07 E-Edition

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New election rules create wide open race for Triunfo water board

The Nov. 2 race to represent ratepayers on the Triunfo Sanitation District board includes 11 candidates. The Acorn will introduce the contenders in a series of profiles over the next several weeks. Triunfo board members administer the delivery of potable water in Oak Park and oversee sanitation services for Oak Park, North Ranch, Bell Canyon, Lake Sherwood and western parts […]

Winter jobs open at Big Bear resort

Big Bear Mountain Resorts is hiring seasonal workers for the 2010-2011 ski season. Interested candidates can apply at a fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. 16 at Bear Mountain. 43101 Goldmine Drive, Big Bear Lake. Full- and part-time jobs are available for indoor and outdoor positions, including ski and snowboard instructors, snowmakers, groomers, lift operators and attendants, […]

Calabasas septic tank inspections prompted by law, environment

Guest opinion

Your letters to the editor page reflects current debate in Calabasas regarding the city’s ordinance requiring owners of approximately 130 properties in the city served by septic systems to inspect those systems to ensure they work properly. Unfortunately, some of that debate has produced more heat than light and a few facts have been obscured. I write in an effort […]

Jason’s Race to benefit SIDS foundation

The third annual Jason’s Race, a fundraiser for the Jason Lutz SIDS Foundation, will include a 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. and a 25- yard dash for children ages 6 and under at 10:30 a.m. Sun., Oct. 17 at Berniece Bennett Park, 31800 Village Center Road, Westlake Village. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Jason Lutz […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura A license plate was stolen from a car parked in the 2900 block of Oak Creek Drive Sept. 29. Someone stole $150 worth of medication from a home in the 29600 block of Lazy Oak Place Sept. 27. A thief stole a $3,000 golf club set from a car parked in the 5700 block of Lake Lindero Drive Sept. […]

Marmonte polo teams swimming in respect

Three Marmonte League boys’ water polo team were ranked within the top six in the latest CIF-Southern Section Division 4 coaches’ poll released Monday. Agoura is the division’s topranked squad, followed by Royal at No. 2 and Thousand Oaks in the sixth spot. The Chargers and Highlanders played Wednesday afternoon at Agoura but a final score wasn’t available at press […]

Tennis star will host fundraiser benefitting his Indian countrymen

During his childhood in India in the 1950s, Vijay Amritraj spent many months in the hospital coping with severe asthma. As he got older, doctors recommended that the boy spend more time outdoors to improve his lung function. Because other family members played tennis, Amritraj took up the sport, which then became a big part of his life. He began […]

Community shred to combat I.D. theft

The city of Agoura Hills and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are co-sponsoring a community shred event on Sat., Oct. 9 to help Conejo Valley residents guard against identity theft. The countywide event will take place in three cities—Agoura Hills, Norwalk and Los Angeles. According to city officials, people from throughout the region can bring their personal documents to the […]

Be The Dog

“Be alert as you watch a dog at play or at rest. Let the animal teach you to feel at home in the now, to celebrate life by being completely present. You just watch the tail . . . with some dogs you just look at them—just a little look is enough—and their tail goes . . . ‘Life is […]