2013-01-09

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Winter sports, local style



Tan salon owner had prior sex offense

Agoura Hills man pleads not guilty in molestation case


A Thousand Oaks tanning salon owner pleaded not guilty last week to charges that he molested an underage boy who worked for him at the salon in the early 2000s. Gary Alan Haw, a 49-year-old Agoura Hills resident, is the co-owner of Tan LA on Thousand Oaks Boulevard. He appeared in Ventura County Superior Court on Jan. 2 for his […]

Pedersen named water district chief

Salary for Mundy’s replacement set at $224,000


David Pedersen, a civil engineering and business administration graduate who has held a number of managerial positions in California’s water industry, will be the new general manager for Las Virgenes Municipal Water District beginning Jan. 14. Pedersen replaces John Mundy, who retired last month after 16 years with the water district. LVMWD provides potable water, wastewater treatment, recycled water distribution […]

Candidate debates scheduled in Calabasas




Four contenders for three open seats on the Calabasas City Council will meet in a series of public forums between now and Jan. 31 to share their ideas and discuss issues. The Calabasas municipal election will be Tues., March 5. The campaign’s first candidate forum, organized by the Calabasas Park Homeowners Association, will take place in the Calabasas Library Founders […]

Locals promote gun control



Calabasas Mayor Mary Sue Maurer and Mayor Pro Tem Fred Gaines announced last week they are joining the bipartisan coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, and said they will encourage the city to support the group’s push for a new federal assault weapons ban. Mayors Against Illegal Guns comprises more than 800 U.S. mayors who want to remove high-capacity rifles from […]

Above board



A letter published in your Dec. 27, 2012, edition incorrectly stated that the City of Calabasas “disqualified” certain signatures submitted in support of the application of a potential City Council candidate. In fact, all voter registration records are kept and maintained by the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters, and it is the county registrar who makes all determinations regarding […]

Thanks, Acorn



Thanks for the great community newspaper. We enjoy it very much. Every week I read it cover to cover, and it never disappoints. After it lands on our driveway and gets unwrapped, I sit at our dining room table with scissors and read. Why scissors? To cut out interesting articles to save, to give to my wife to read or […]

Gun rights



Kenneth J. Myslik, like many in this country, has been misled or is willfully ignorant on the issue of firearms. Myslik bemoans the lack of regulation of handguns and rifles but has obviously never bought or owned one in California. Just a quick heads-up, Ken: The Second Amendment is not about hunting. Thinking a musket was the only weapon the […]

Says guns are not the problem



Oh no! Calabasas does not need to ban assault weapons! (Jan. 3 story). Although our schools are overrun with kids on psychotropic meds, this does not mean we should establish gun-free zones to keep ourselves safe. If we are going to ban guns, we need to ban them from our government. We need to restore our rule of law that […]