Clarifying two water bills

This letter is in response to Earl Duryea of Westlake’s letter to the editor in the April 12 edition of The Acorn titled “This water bill doesn’t float.” The main clarification I’d like to make is that unlike Senate Bill 623, Assembly Bill 2050 would not impose a tax on our water customers. The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board […]

Sleepless in the Conejo

WIDE AWAKE—Attendees at the UCLA Health Women’s Conference April 10 at the Hyatt Westlake all indicate that they have experienced sleep problems. At left, Dr. Leena Nathan of UCLA Health Westlake Village opens the conference. The program addressed sleep deprivation, among other issues.

Students prove that the future is now

I, ROBOT— The Calabasas High School robotics team competes at the U.S. Open Nationals April 5 to 7 in Iowa. The teens made it into the quarter finals at the national level. Michael Yeung is the CHS robotics teacher. Above, senior Nirvana Baker and junior Seth Nicholson, team captain, work on their project. At left are teammates (from left) Nirvana, […]

Today’s demographics equals a shift in the real estate market

COMMENTARY /// Issues and solutions

Years ago, when the local communities were in the planning stages, the demographics were very different from what they are today. Most potential buyers were young families who found an abundance of new housing that their incomes could support. Now they are seniors, and many cannot afford to sell their homes because of the tax structure. Today’s young families cannot […]