2003-09-04

Local youths earn

Teradyne scholarships

David Breger, the son of Peter and Sharon Breger of Calabasas and Holly Stewart, the daughter of Rod and Anita Stewart of Oak Park, have each been awarded a $1,000 Alex d’Arbeloff Scholarship, an award established in honor of the Teradyne, Inc. co-founder. Thirty scholarships are awarded each year to children, stepchildren or grandchildren of Teradyne employees. Breger is a […]

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Fun to be found at Theatricum



Family Fundays will continue at 11 a.m. Sundays throughout October at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. Tickets are $7 each. For tickets or more information, call (310) 455-3723. On Oct. 5, Ayo Adeyemi and Yoruba House invite you to experience the soul of the African drum through repetitive breathing, drumming, singing, listening, dancing and […]

Athletes shouldn’t be punished for transferring to another school



Athletes shouldn’t be punished for transferring to another school The prep football season kicks off a week from Friday night and the Westlake Warriors seem to be the odds-on favorite again to win the Marmonte League title. Head coach Jim Benkert has built a winning program at Westlake, and that’s an understatement. Warrior football, in fact, has established a tradition […]

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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