2003-09-04

U.S. weak on drunk driving, but California does better than most states, MADD says



By Lori Porter Acorn Staff Writer A nationwide organization is lobbying for tougher drunk driving laws. Over the Labor Day Weekend in areas served by Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, there were 18 accidents and four arrests for drunk driving vs. last year’s 13 mishaps and three DUI arrests. The California Highway Patrol’s California Law Enforcement Challenge program started its "You […]

New resource available for travelers

The National Landscape Conservation
System offers
40 million acres of national monuments, scenic places for canoeing, caving, hiking, more


The National Landscape Conservation System offers 40 million acres of national monuments, scenic places for canoeing, caving, hiking, more There’s a new vacation alternative for families and individuals who want to enjoy the natural wonders the American West has to offer. The National Landscape Conservation System is a 40 million-acre collection of national monuments and other scenic places in 11 […]

Sleep is a key to school success



Most young children need at least nine hours of sleep each night. That’s an important message to keep in mind. Getting enough sleep each night, like eating right and being active, is essential for our minds and bodies to function at their best. In fact, according to the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR) at the National Heart, Lung, […]

Agoura Hills



A car’s sunroof was damaged and many music CDs, cash, an in-dash stereo, two pairs of sunglasses and a disposable camera were stolen. The $5,460 total loss occurred in the 28400 block of Roadside Drive between 11 p.m. Sept. 20 and 1 a.m. Sept. 21. A cleaning crew had access to a Dorothy Drive business between Aug. 12 and 15 […]

Don’t be a square, be a square dancer



By RaeAnne Marsh As a social activity, square dancing is fun, healthy, friendly and inexpensive. The steps are choreographed by the caller, as dancers follow a fast-paced pattern of movements, but there’s plenty of chance to add one’s own flourishes to the moves. Square dancing is a truly native American folk dance, a legacy we owe to the early immigrants […]

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Too early to tell if school traffic’s worse or not



Wednesday of last week was the first day of school for students enrolled in Las Virgenes Unified School District. Traffic trends around the camupuses seemed to be similar to last year, according to LVUSD Deputy Superintendent Donald Zimring. "It’s hard to see a difference at the start of the year," Zimring said last week. He expected to have a better […]

Get snapping for photography contest



Conejo Recreation and Park District has announced a deadline of 4 p.m. Tues., Sept. 9 for its photography contest open to all ages. All entries must be dropped at Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Contestants’ entries will be displayed from 10:30 a.m. through 2 p.m. Wed., Sept. 24 at the Center. Staff members will judge […]

Register soon for this fall’s after-school program at Lindero Canyon

Middle School

Register soon for this fall’s after-school program at Lindero Canyon The cities of Agoura Hills and Westlake Village are accepting registration for this fall’s Lindero Canyon Afterschool Enrichment Program held on the school campus at 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Open to youth ages 11 through 14, the program will feature a variety of classes offered from 3:30 to 5:30 […]

Conejo Jewish Academy offers series about upcoming holidays



The Conejo Jewish Academy will present a series titled "Days of Awe; Days of Joy" on the subject of the upcoming Jewish holidays. The series will be presented at 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 9, 16 and 23 at the Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills and at 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 10, 17, 24 and Oct. 1 and 8, at […]


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