2005-08-04

Open Floor Plan with Maple Wood Floors



A newer front door with side light greets you into an open floor plan complemented with maple wood floors in this 3-bedroom, 2bath home. A warm living room with large mantel fireplace invites family enjoyment. The open formal dining room will accommodate the largest of gatherings. Meal preparation is a breeze in this granite island kitchen. Upgrades include terra cotta […]

Westlake Village people approve new YMCA

Fundraising still an issue

The Westlake Village City Council last week approved construction of the city’s new longawaited YMCA. The 35,000-square-foot sports complex will be built on a 33-acre parcel located on the north side of Thousand Oaks Boulevard just west of Lindero Canyon Road. Last week’s vote didn’t include approval for a sports field, but a separate vote to rezone the land makes […]

Ginger’s House a place to nourish



Mutts are often killed at animal shelters, and when foster kids become 18 they’re sometimes thrown out into the world alone. These are unfortunate truths. Linn Boyke of Topanga is building Ginger’s House, a program that gives strength to young adults who have moved out of foster homes by asking them to help save mutts facing termination. Boyke’s mother abanadoned […]

School district completes homework survey



Are local kids getting too much homework? Almost every student and many parents at one time or another complain about excessive homework. Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) officials recently completed two sections of a threepart homework survey to determine if local schools require too much, too little or just the right amount of extra work to bolster student achievement. […]

Dinner with winemaker in Calabasas



The final Winemakers Dinner of the 2005 season at Cosmos Grill is set for Mon., Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner will be hosted by boutique winemakers Claudine Blackwell and Terry Brady of Clautiere Vineyards in Paso Robles. The eight-course meal will feature the wines from Clautiere Vineyards and will include Clautiere Vineyards 2002 Grenache Rose and Montecito salad; […]

Charming Remodeled Home with Upgrades



This charming remodeled home in Agoura Hills features four bedrooms, two baths and a lot size of over 7,200 square feet. Upgrades include double oak and leaded glass entry doors, a spacious living and dining room with vaulted ceilings and recessed lighting. A marble entry and coordinating marble fireplace surround. Soaring ceilings and extensive wood flooring create a light and […]

Ravin’ over Raven



Ravin’ over Raven

Plenty of things to do in Agoura Hills



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services presents the following activities and classes this month. The department is co-sponsoring a novice tennis tournament for boys and girls ages 8 to 15 from noon to 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20 at the Oxnard Tennis Center. The registration fee is $14 and the deadline to register is 5 p.m. Tues., […]

Viewpoint’s headmaster attends seminar at Columbia University



Dr. Robert Dworkoski, headmaster of Viewpoint School in Calabasas, was one of 34 national educators chosen to participate in a weeklong seminar, “America Between the Wars,” at Columbia University in July. Sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City, the seminar gathers outstanding educators from independent and public schools nationwide to learn and study with […]

Spotlight The Arts holds benefit concer




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