2011-11-17 E-Edition

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Jonathon Wolfson to resign from Calabasas City Council

A replacement is expected to be named

Jonathon Wolfson will resign his position on the Calabasas City Council effective Dec., 15. He is moving to Bell Canyon, The Acorn has learned. Wolfson, a lawyer and former member of the city’s planning commission, was elected in March 2005 and re-elected in 2009. He served as mayor of Calabasas from 2009-2010. His term was set to expire in 2013. […]

Dynamite kids

City imposes crackdown on mobile advertising signs

Calabasas city officials voted last week to impound mobile billboards that are illegally parked on public streets and property for more than 24 hours. The new ordinance scheduled to go into effect early next year hopes to put an end to the growing number of mobile advertising displays in the city, said Maureen Tamuri, community development director for Calabasas. “They’re […]

County hopes to avoid jail overcrowding

Ventura County justice experts said earlier this month that they’re crafting a plan to prevent jail overcrowding as a new law hands them the responsibility of housing hundreds of low-level offenders who will be transferred from state prisons. A court ordered California last year to cut its prison population by 30,000 inmates by June 2013. In response, Gov. Jerry Brown […]

Calabasas change is in the air

Just as the dust settles in Westlake Village following confirmation that Philippa Klessig will hang on to her City Council seat for another four years (she beat Chris Mann in a close race that took six days to certify), the City of Calabasas finds itself in a state of flux. Politics in Calabasas are nothing if not interesting. Jonathon Wolfson, […]


Council member glad to be elected

It has been an honor serving the people of Agoura Hills these past eight years. I am very grateful the voters have returned me to office for another term. I want to thank my neighbors and supporters and express my deepest appreciation to everyone who contributed to and helped with my campaign. My campaign chair, Brad Rosenheim, along with Russ […]

Measure K school tax aftermath

Congratulations to the residents in the Las Virgenes Unified School District for voting to defeat Measure K. For the back story, be advised that those of us who wrote the ballot argument against Measure K were aware that LVUSD was going to put the parcel tax on a ballot initiative as early as March 2010. When LVUSD did not put […]

Fire station responds quickly

You can only imagine my face when I looked outside and saw that a pipe had broken and was flooding my backyard. The normal thing to do would be to try to shut off the water main, which I couldn’t budge. I immediately contacted Las Virgenes Water District and to my amazement the emergency number gave a recording stating that […]