2010-10-28

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Dog-killing case set for Nov. 10 court hearing



A former employee of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District who was arrested in April for killing a small dog belonging to a female friend will go to court soon. Woodland Hills resident Rommel Marzan, 44, is charged with animal cruelty after allegedly killing Buttons, a 7-pound Maltese owned by Dorna McKee of Agoura Hills in April. McKee said Marzan used […]

Universal Love Foundation celebrates 10 years of helping



Ten years ago the Agoura Hills-based Universal Love Foundation opened its doors to assist struggling single parents and their children. On Oct. 15 the foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary with a fundraising gala at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel. During cocktails guests shopped at boutiques presented by a variety of area vendors and a silent auction. Dinner entertainment featured […]

Kiwanis Club takes part in children’s event



The Kiwanis Club of Moorpark participated in the annual “Celebrate the Child” event at Camarillo Ranch on Oct. 10. This is the second year that the club has volunteered at the event. Volunteers from the club ran three booths. Charlie Kauffman organized the game booth where children participated in sack races and hula hoop games. The club distributed more than […]

Patchwork progress on Westlake hillside



Warns Prop. 23 would dry up the green investment



Why are out-of-state oil companies spending millions to stop California’s clean energy laws? Proposition 23 would “suspend” California’s Clean Energy Law (AB 32). This oil industrysponsored initiative is primarily funded by out-of-state oil companies. In fact, according to the Secretary of State, 98 percent of the funding for Proposition 23 is from oil companies, with almost 90 percent of it […]

YB carnival



Families and friends of Yerba Buena Elementary School will present a Halloween carnival from noon to 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 31 at the school, 6098 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. Activities range from one to three tickets each. The cost is $1 per ticket or $20 for a Value Pass with unlimited access to games, spooky house and one popcorn, […]

Football report on one-week hiatus



The Acorn’s High School Football Report, our online podcast previewing Friday night games throughout Ventura County, will take a one-week break and return Nov. 4. The weekly podcast can be accessed at www.theacornonline/sports.

T-Mobile cell tower nixed in Calabasas



Residents of Mulholland Heights in Mulwood breathed easier last week after Calabasas planning commissioners rejected an application to install new cell tower equipment on a water tank in their neighborhood. Spokesman Walter Gaworecki said T-Mobile needed the site at 3370 Adamsville Ave. south of Mulholland Highway to fill gaps in cellphone coverage. “I think this is the first time in […]

Calabasas resident an ironman




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