2013-10-24 E-Edition

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Fall fun for everyone

COLORFUL KIDS—The community was abuzz with fall activity last weekend. Autumn-related festivals were held in Calabasas, Westlake Village and Oak Park. Clockwise from top, 6-year-old Graham Rosenfinds a pumpkin he likes at the Oak Park Community Garden Pumpkin Patch on Oct. 19. Also last Saturday, Kevin Farrell and his 8-year-old daughter, Maegan, dress as crayons while running in the Triunfo […]

Why no debate?

The election to vote for members of the City Council in Agoura Hills is rapidly nearing. I am curious why there has not been a debate scheduled among the candidates to hear how they would approach present and future issues in our city. Debates are vital to understanding the candidates’ positions and how they would handle any topic that may […]

Retired engineer publishes first novel at age 94

In his novel, “The Gift,” retired aerospace engineer Lynn Grasshoff, 94, of Agoura Hills tells the tale of an unidentified flying object that leaves behind an energy source that alters mankind’s path. The tale combines engineering, corporate politics and the consequences of power and greed. The story starts when backpacking friends Mark Allman and Lee Pressman come upon a huge […]

Yerba Buena wins bestfloat for second year

The Acorn’s High School Football Game of the Week

Agoura Chargers (5-2) at Thousand Oaks Lancers (4-4)

Friday, 7 p.m. Thousand Oaks High The Chargers are back. The Lancers better get back. Agoura High’s football team stunned Moorpark 35-32 on Senior Night last weekend, a second signature victory for the Chargers, who opened the season by holding off 7-1 Oak Park. Thousand Oaks put the kibosh on a three-game losing streak by defeating Calabasas 52-24 last weekend, […]

SAT/AC T practice tests available

The Westlake Village Library will host a full-length practice college admissions test for teens ages 12 to 18 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 2 at the library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. Attendees can choose either the SAT or ACT test. Kaplan will proctored both tests. Test scores will be returned at 10 a.m. Sat., Nov. […]

Split vote gives OK to Westlake water tank

Bids will go out

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors voted 3-2 on Tuesday to seek bids for its proposed new water tank in Westlake Village, a move that all but assures the 5-milliongallon tank will be built in the city’s Three Springs neighborhood, despite ongoing protests from some board members and residents who feel the tank is too costly and […]

Residents fear Westlake tank construction

Regarding the proposed 5-million gallon water storage tank by the LVMWD, there is another important aspect for all residents of Westlake Village and customers of the water district to consider. While it certainly is the role and responsibility of the LVMWD board to decide if the tank is needed and where it might be built, is not a good decision […]

National Charity League to introduce 2013 debutantes

National Charity League Inc., San Fernando Valley Chapter, will host its 48th annual Charity Ball, “My Wish for You,” on Sat., Nov. 30 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. At the ball, 17 young women, the debutantes of 2013 from throughout the San Fernando and Conejo valleys, will be honored for their devotion to the chapter and to the local philanthropies […]