2012-09-27 E-Edition

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Calabasas group pursues Right to Vote initiative

Term limits also being sought

When Jonathan Wolfson resigned from the Calabasas City Council late last year, the panel appointed a replacement member instead of holding a special election. But because Wolfon’s vacancy occurred only months after the March 2011 election, the decision didn’t sit well with critics who felt the next highest vote-getter in the election should have gotten the seat. “There was a […]

Salvation Army Dirt Dash a splash

Six candidates in MAC race

The Oak Park Community Foundation will host a candidate forum at Oak Park High School on Thurs. Oct. 4 for the contestants in several local races. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in room G-9 and feature candidates for the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council, the Calleguas Municipal Water District, and the two contenders for the new 27th California […]

Senior housing project makes headway in Westlake

Despite a few reservations by the City Council and the community, One Eighty, the parent company of Leisure Care retirement communities, hopes to move forward with plans to build a 130- unit senior apartment complex in the heart of Westlake Village. The project would be built on a 6.5-acre parcel on Lakeview Canyon Road that belongs to Hospital Corporation of […]

Endeavour makes a grand entrance

Applicants sought for Westlake cultural board

The City of Westlake Village is seeking applications from city residents interested in serving on the Cultural Recreation Advisory Board. The board was established in 2003 to advise the City Council on cultural and recreational programs, special events, parks and the operation of recreation facilities either owned by the city or operated through use agreements. The board consists of nine […]

Calabasas grapples with Right to Vote, term limits

Following on the heels of Thousand Oaks, which passed a similar law in July, the City of Calabasas is considering a Right to Vote initiative, a measure that requires a special election to be held any time there’s an unexpected vacancy on the City Council. Instead of holding a special election, the City Council in January named a replacement for […]

Advice for those who walk dogs

Regarding the tragic dog story in The Acorn last week, surely it is common sense not to take your dogs for a hike during the dreadfully hot weather we have been having. I call it animal cruelty. The same goes for people jogging with their dogs in this heat. I do not take my two dogs for a walk after […]

Still wondering about Mitrice

Thank you for reminding our neighbors about Mitrice Richardson. She was not found “dead.” She was murdered. The evidence suggests she was strangled. Her body was stored and then buried deep enough so that animals would not dig it up. Rains washed enough of the hillside away to expose the bones a year later. Whoever murdered Mitrice is likely still […]