2014-06-26 E-Edition

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Acorn’s coverage

There seems to be a lot of complaining lately in your letters pages about water towers, roundabouts, people not picking up their dog’s poop (true, and what is wrong with those people?) and being inconvenienced because of bicyclers (oh , grow up and share the road!). But you provide a healthy forum for debate and presenting different points of view. […]

County redistricting plan deemed a success

The citizen-designed redistricting plan for the Ventura County supervisorial districts has brought fairer representation, according to a study by a California Lutheran University professor published June 19 by SAGE Open, an open-access journal by SAGE Publications. Gregory Freeland, chairman of the CLU department of political science, compared Ventura County supervisors’ decisions to their constituents’ votes on state propositions and local […]

Splish, splash, summer’s here!

Toast to local business

Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) recognized Ladyface Ale Companie Alehouse and Brasserie as the 27th Senate District’s Small Business of the Year at a luncheon ceremony in Sacramento on June 16. Hosted by the California Small Business Association, the event honored 81 small businesses in legislative districts throughout California. Ladyface Ale owners Cyrena and Jean-Luc Nouzille accepted the award from […]

HOA confusion in Calabasas

The Acorn reported about an incorrect vote count in the Classic Calabasas Homeowners Association. There is no such homeowner association or community called Classic Calabasas. The official name for the area is Calabasas Park. It’s one of the oldest, if not the oldest, established home developments in the city. Yet the city manager and council members regularly refer to it […]

Flying Squirrel

Does your bag measure up? Summer is upon us and people are launching into their vacation travels. Many will be flying to places far and near. If you’re like me, you’ll haul down your luggage from the attic the night before your trip and begin the packing process. This year, however, you might want to get your luggage down a […]

Students prove they have plenty of polish at awards night

For the 25th year, George Thompson Diamond Company has awarded a $100 Diamond in the Rough scholarship to the top 10 high school seniors from 18 area high schools whose GPA has increased the most from their junior to senior year. The Diamond in the Rough scholarships were created by the Camarillo jeweler to celebrate students who have demonstrated hard […]

United Chambers give award to Wolf Creek

Wolf Creek Restaurant and Brewing Company received the 2014 United Chambers of Commerce Small Business Award at a ceremony in Burbank on June 10. A member of the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce, Wolf Creek Restaurant opened at the Summit Shopping Center in Calabasas in 2010. Calabasas is the second location for founders Rob and Laina McFerren, who met and married […]

Blotter blooper

For the umteenth week in a row, Oak Park has disappeared from the Sheriff’s Blotter. Who can tell us when anything appeared about Oak Park last? All is so well crime-wise in Oak Park that nothing is being reported weekly for quite some time now. Who believes this? No more vandals, no more thefts, no more break-ins. I certainly don’t. […]

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