2013-09-26 E-Edition

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Westlake Village City Council candidate Brad Halpern rooted in community

Brad Halpern, 51, said he is a proven leader who can bring Westlake Village residents together to collaborate on ideas and solve problems. Halpern is one of three challengers and two incumbents competing for three seats in the city’s November municipal election. “I think our City Council needs a new voice that is a reminder of why we all moved […]

Tasting the Conejo

Johnstons feted at Boys & Girls opening

A decade after Cal and Marje Johnston started the Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo and Las Virgenes, their names were sealed on one of the six local clubs that have given thousands of children opportunities to make the most of their after-school experience. The couple were honored by about 200 people during the dedication of the Cal & Marje […]

Last week’s top performers

Matt Byer, WR/FS, Oak Park: The senior continued his hot streak, catching eight passes for 221 yards and five touchdowns. Jamie Sullivan, K, Oaks Christian: Sullivan kicked a school-record 51-yard field goal on the left hash mark in a home loss to Chaminade. Sean Bar, RB/OLB, Agoura: Bar had 303 rushing yards and four scores against Golden Valley. Anthony Wright, […]

School traffic won’t subside, but safe driving can mitigate the danger

Acorn reporters Stephanie Bertholdo and Sylvie Belmond teamed up this week on an in-depth story about the school traffic hot spots in our area. It’s a problem that just never seems to go away. Traffic in general is a topic that makes the blood boil. Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. But traffic around the schools is especially […]

Book donations needed

Assistance League of Conejo Valley is accepting donations of new and gently used books for children in pre-K to eighth grade through Sat., Oct. 26. Donations can be brought to the Assistance League Thrift Shop, 783 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, during shop hours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. This year books will be distributed to […]

Agoura Hills’ new prime place to dine

Agoura Hills’ most scenic restaurant venue has also been its most challenging. Since it was built in 1991, the Agoura Village Shopping Center on Roadside Drive—tucked near the base of beautiful Ladyface Mountain— has seen a steady parade of restaurant tenants including Hamburger Hamlet, Chapter 8 and Sunset Room. A fourth, Orleans, tried to set up shop at the same […]

Week 3 scores

• Oak Park 52Calabasas 27• Agoura 45Golden Valley 26• Chaminade 21Oaks Christian 14• La Serna 38Westlake 35• Moorpark 20Newbury Park 16

EPA establishes expensive water regulations that accomplish nothing

I want to comment on the regulations that the EPA is about to implement for Malibu Creek and their effect on the Triunfo Sanitation and Las Virgenes Water District. I also want to focus on how unfair the process was which created the regulations, and the likelihood of these regulations actually achieving their goal of reducing algae growth in Malibu […]