2005-08-25

Local racer wins national title



The front end of racecar driver Joe Roubicek’s Corvette is engulfed in flames. The yellow, fiery tendrils curl past the stern-faced Indian chief painted on the hood’s scoop, coil over the racecar’s black paint and stop just short of the rear wheels. But if you think Roubicek, a Westlake Village resident, or his crew chief Dusty Fotos is diving for […]

Support for youth



Tim Behm, owner of the Domino’s store at 26500 Agoura Road, Calabasas, announced hat he will donate $1 for every order on the first day of each month to a selected children’s charity. The monies to be raised on Thurs., Sept. 1, will go to the Girl Scouts of the San Fernando Valley. For more information or to place an […]

Explore Jewish family roots



With their belongings packed in small bags and hoisted over their shoulders, Jewish immigrants arrived at Ellis Island motivated by dreams of a better life in America. The descendents of many of these immigrants eventually settled in Ventura County and their stories are a part of a rich web of local family histories. For those who want to know more […]

Wants your vote



I am writing for your vote in the Agoura Hills City Council election this November. There are three seats available and each citizen may vote for three different candidates. I am asking for one of your votes and I hope you will give my candidacy every consideration. Over the past few years, the city council has not done its job. […]

Adela Anderson



Adela Anderson of Re/ Max Olson & Associates, Inc., Westlake office has been commended by broker/ owner Todd C. Olson and president Keith Myers for her production in July with sales of over $2.3 million. Anderson specializes in sales and marketing of fine homes and estates in the Ventura County, Conejo Valley and San Fernando Valley. Reach Adela Anderson at […]

Westlake Village chemistry professor awarded



Moorpark College chemistry professor Dr. Gene Berg, a Westlake VIllage resident, was honored at the school’s recent fall pre-semester celebration as the ninth recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Chair award. Criteria for the award are excellence in teaching and service to the college and community. Potential recipients are nominated by a faculty member and nominations are voted on by former […]

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Photographer Rick Alexander’s SkyviewPix.com is a Westlake Village-based photography company that specializes in aerial photography for the real estate, legal and commercial communities. The business is at 31210 La Baya, Ste. 214. Alexander, a Westlake Village resident, utilizes a special pneumatic mast, originally built for military use by the Will-Burt Company, that extends to 50 feet high, allowing images previously […]

Lay members to speak at United Methodist Churc



Three church members— Steve Blasingame, Paul Krajeski and Margaret Yun—will give the message at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. services on Sun, Aug. 28 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Special music will be included in each service. Christian Education classes for all ages will meet at 9 a.m. Childcare will be […]

The silent majority



Westlake Village faces one of the most controversial developments in the city’s history—the proposed 168,000-square-foot Lowe’s home improvement center already has drawn much heated debate—yet not a single resident made a move to challenge the city council incumbents in this fall’s election. The three council members up for reelection are Robert Slavin, Mark Rutherford and Sue McSweeny. The city says […]

New Hardscape and Landscape



This home is a beauty with upgrades galore. Highlights include new hardscape and landscape with front exterior stucco brick wall, new double door entry with Pella glass, newer tile and carpet, ceiling fans, recessed lights and lighting fixtures. Other features are crown molding, baseboards, remodeled baths, newer permitted laundry room, remodeled garage and more. The home is close to award-winning […]


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