2011-02-24 E-Edition

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Schools want governor ’s tax extension

If taxes die, so will classes, officials say

Even in a best case scenario, Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget is going to be painful for schools. The economic realities of the state’s $27-billion deficit are expected to hurt every sector, and perhaps public education the most. But how hard schools are hit depends on whether Brown can muster support to extend a variety of state tax increases for five […]

Experience a strength for candidate Fred Gaines

The Acorn is publishing individual features for the seven candidates who are vying for two open seats on the Calabasas City Council. The municipal election will take place March 8. Fred Gaines said if elected to the Calabasas City Council he will follow in the footsteps of the current council members who support public safety, give financial assistance to schools […]


Take me out to the ball game

Methodists host benefit

Broadway tunes featured

The music ministry at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will present a musical fundraiser titled “Methodist Madness Goes Broadway!” at 7 p.m. Sat., March 5 in the church sanctuary, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Participants will perform Broadway songs. Adults, children, vocal and handbell choirs, small groups and soloists will take part in the program. The community […]

A Yankee Doodle day at Yerba Buena

Lucy Martin, a bulwark against development

Lucy Martin, a candidate for Calabasas City Council, wants to remove the barriers that separate citizens from their government and make way for better policies and fiscal practices in the city. If elected on March 8, Martin, 49, says she’ll bring the voice of the people back to city hall and restore mutual respect between residents and their municipal government. […]

Women’s club fundraising off to a good start

Mothers group provides support to families

A group of women meets regularly in Westlake Village to share their experiences and opinions on motherhood as part of the Conejo Valley chapter of Mothers & More. The national nonprofit organization has 180 chapters dedicated to improving the lives of mothers through support, education and advocacy. The Conejo Valley chapter offiers a support group for women who move in […]

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