2014-09-25 E-Edition

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Makeover underway at Camp Kilpatrick

The obsolete, barracks-style buildings at L.A. County’s juvenile detention facility, Camp Kilpatrick, will soon give way to a new housing philosophy that calls for improved, more intimate living quarters to be built at the rural Malibu facility. The reformatory camp, located on Encinal Canyon Road, was featured in the “Gridiron Gang,” a feel-good movie inspired by the camp’s winning football […]

Highway Patrol watches for speeding near 101/23 construction

Speed limit was lowered in response to rise in accidents

Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol continue to encourage drivers to watch their speeds near the 101/23 interchange construction zone. In response to a noticeable uptick in traffic collisions since construction on the 101/23 expansion began in March, Caltrans reduced the speed limit from 65 to 55 mph on the 101 before and after the 23 interchange. Initially, flashing signs […]

Making new friends in the community

Pet of the Week

High School Hi Lights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Sept. 26: Fall recess-no school Sat., Sept. 27: ACT course/9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mon., Sept. 29: ACT course/3 to 6 p.m. Tues., Sept. 30: SAT course/3 to 6 p.m. Fundraiser/The Habit/4 to 9 p.m. Wed., Oct. 1: ACT course/3 to 6 p.m. Parent education nights/7 to 9 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Sept. 26: Fall recess-no school […]

Last week’s top performers

Matt Corral, QB, Oaks Christian: In his first start, the freshman Lion passed for three touchdowns and rushed for three more scores—all in the first half. Ryan Knauer, LB/WR, Agoura: The senior had an interception and five tackles for the Chargers. Christian Williams, RB, Agoura: Williams rumbled for 99 yards on 13 carries. Chris Brooks, RB/ WR, Calabasas: Brooks led […]

Vote on trippy photos

Fall has arrived, school is back and it’s time to judge the winners of the 2014 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. The 10 finalists have been posted online at www.theacorn.com, where you are invited to visit and click on your favorites. The online judging, which ends at 5 p.m. Fri., Oct. 3, will determine the winner of this […]

Record sale in Agoura Hills

A developer sold a new fiveunit residential property at 5310 Colodny Drive in Agoura Hills for $2.3 million, reportedly the highest per unit price ever paid for an apartment property in the Conejo Valley. Because local homeowners in the area have resisted development, the demand for apartments has exceeded supply, said John Battle of Lee & Associates, a commercial real […]

At The Library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free events at 200 Civic Center Way. No signups are required. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Study Buddies will restart Tues., Sept. 30 on most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Elementary and middle school students can get help with homework from AP and honors high school […]

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