2014-10-09

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Pair of accidents snarl freeway

Traffic nightmare

A pair of accidents on the 101 Freeway caused major traffic backups on Thurs., Oct. 2 The first collision involving four vehicles occurred at about 9 a.m. on the southbound freeway north of Lindero Canyon Road and led to backups into Thousand Oaks. The crash included one overturned van and injuries to an 85-year-old woman. Two lanes between Westlake Boulevard […]

Vote for Lewitt



Our water delivery was always reliable at relatively cheap rates and had a reclaimed waste water system that pays for itself, and an award-winning, solid sewage waste composting facility that provides ongoing income for the district. Then, four years ago, Barry Steinhardt mounted a highly organized campaign to challenge the reelection of an existing board member. Steinhardt won based on […]

Easy come, easy go

Sixties fans can bid on the famous ‘Easy Rider’ motorcycle—in Calabasas


Peter Fonda’s “Captain America” custom chopper roared into theaters just as a frustrated generation was looking for a symbol for their own idea of freedom. Now they can buy it. Calabasas-based Profiles in History hopes to start the bidding at $1 million to $1.2 million for the iconic “ Easy Rider” Harley- Davidson Panhead motorcycle as part of the company’s […]

Lake Sherwood station promotes new captain

Camarillo resident takes father’s words to heart


Kimo Ukauka said his father, a former lifeguard on the North Shore of the island of Oahu, inspired him to pursue a career in public service. “(My dad) told me that it didn’t matter how much money you made,” Ukauka said. “If you could save one life, your entire career was worth it.” Ukauka, a former noncommissioned officer for the […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 10: Leadership assembly/ gym Sat., Oct. 11: Leadership conference/ performing arts education center/9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ComedySportz/performing arts education center/6 p.m. Mon., Oct. 13: Staff development no school Tues., Oct. 14: SAT course/3 to 6 p.m. Charger Club meeting/7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 15: PFC meeting/ Agoura Library/9 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 16: SAT course/3 to 6 […]

Blessed are the pets



Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A person caused $ 800 in damage scratching the door of a car parked on Willowtree Drive Sept. 21. A burglar stole a pouch containing $1,970 worth of cash and a $200 iPod from a car parked in the 30000 block of Triunfo Drive Sept. 16. A $500 scooter was stolen from a bicycle rack at the Twin […]

Letter



I’m an Agoura Hills resident who really appreciates the quality of life we have here in this city. I’ve never been motivated to write a letter to The Acorn before, although I’ve read many of them through the years. It’s time for me to speak up because I know Jay Lewitt and I appreciate his integrity. I’ve worked with him […]

Amateur radio license exams to be given

Fee is $15

The Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club will conduct FCC licensing exams for technician, general and advanced amateur radio licenses at 8 a.m. Sun., Oct. 12 in the Community Room of the East County Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Attendees should bring: a government-issued photo ID, Social Security Number or FRN number; original and photocopy of current amateur […]


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