2011-04-14 E-Edition

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Agoura Hills won’t get Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ studio

So now it’s fade to black

Director James Cameron has changed his mind about relocating his studio, Lightstorm Entertainment, to Agoura Hills. Norman Kravetz, principal of Realty Bancorp Equities, the group that owns property on Agoura Road where Cameron had planned to build his high-tech movie complex, said Lightstorm instead signed a lease for studio space in Manhattan Beach. The Agoura Hills Planning Commission approved the […]

Triunfo Sanitation District considers rate increase for customers in Oak Park

Customers of Oak Park Water Service will pay more for their drinking water if the Triunfo Sanitation District board of directors approves a proposed rate adjustment at its next meeting on Mon., April 25. Part of the rate increase will cover a fixed charge and the rest will be based on usage. Triunfo officials had the option to increase rates […]

Cottontail Bunny hops to Ventura

Cottontail Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., April 16 at the Ventura Harbor Village Main Lawn, at the Ventura Harbor on Spinnaker Drive, Ventura. The Cottontail Bunny will be available for photos with children. Children ages 1 to 7 can bring baskets for the $1 Egg Hunt that takes place every 30 minutes from 11 […]

Open house at Camp Keystone on Sunday

Camp Keystone will preview the new Acro Flyer at their open house from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., April 17 and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., May 1 at 3152 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills. Families visiting the open house can take a tour of the grounds and talk to the directors and counselors, along with seeing […]

Honor roll

Acorn Bits

Berklee College of Music in Boston announced that Seth Kaplan of Oak Park earned placement on the school’s dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2010 academic year.

Take Your Acorn on Vacation

E-mail your photos to vacation@theacorn.com

How to submit: E-mail your vacation photo as a .jpg attachment only to vacation@theacorn.com. Include name, address, phone number and a brief description of the scene. All entries will be published after the 2011 winners are announced on either the first or second week of October 2011. Thank you!

Spring carnival donates to a cause

Kids 4 Kids

Jr. Variety, a Southern California charity run by teenagers to help children in need, hosted its annual Kids 4 Kids Carnival last Sunday in Agoura Hills. Jr. Variety comprises students from 10 Southern California high schools. The carnival at Willow Elementary School is the organization’s biggest fundraising event of the year. Since it began in 2007, the Kids carnival has […]

Footbridge leads to controversy in community

Some residents living near A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas say the new footbridge built near the campus has caused unexpected traffic in their neighborhood and they want the city to fix the problem. The 162-foot bridge linking the middle school to the corner of Lost Hills Road and Cold Springs Street allows students living west of the campus to […]

Girls in harmony