Keep your kids safe while at school

Many parents breathe a sigh of relief once their children head off to school each day, confident that they will be in a safe environment. But kids can encounter a variety of situations on their way to school, or once they arrive, that can lead to injuries or anxiety. To help school-age children cope, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) […]

AHS graduate wins triathlon in Santa Barbara

J.J. Kaye, who was featured in The Acorn last spring, recently won the 18- and 19-year-old age group at the Santa Barbara Long Course Triathlon. The event on Aug. 23 consisted of a one-mile swim, a 34-mile bike ride and a 10-mile run. Kaye completed the triathlon in three hours, five minutes and 26 seconds. He finished 16th overall among […]

Storytime comes to Agoura Hills library this fall

The Agoura Hills Library will present a fall storytime program from Sept. 8 through Dec. 10 at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Toddler Time for ages 2 and 3 will be at 11:15 a.m. Mondays; Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 will be at 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Each program will feature stories, music and crafts. Pre-registration is […]

On the Trail

Honk If You Love Geese

Honk If You Love Geese I was sitting close to the shore of a local lake, minding my own business, when they arrived. No earplug on earth has yet been invented to muffle the squawks of an irate Canada Goose, whose call various ornithologists describe as "ah-honk, ka-ronk or ka-lunk." A massive bird flung his wings wide in a brisk […]

Transit services expanded

A transit service now offers Calabasans door-to-door taxi-like services anywhere within Los Angeles County—without an expensive fare for qualified recipients. Access Services Incorporated, a Los Angeles County-sponsored group, provides Access Paratransit services to people who are functionally disabled. The rides are provided by a van or sedan which will collect passengers within three quarters of a mile of any public […]

Local man gets married

Dr. Jonathan David Grossman, son of Susan and Mark Grossman, 20-year residents of Agoura Hills, was married to Marisa Dawn Lemmon, daughter of Erika and Dale Lemmon of Laguna Beach, on Sun., June 22 at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Rabbi Shimon Paskow officiated. The groom, a graduate of Agoura High School and UCSD, graduated from St. George’s University School […]

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 […]

Pet of the Week

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 […]

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