2005-08-25

Pet of the Week



Religous backlash



The article, “Woman says divine intervention saved life,” was the most offensive, ill-timed article I have read in your publication. Coming only days after the horrific accident in Moorpark that caused the deaths of an entire family including five small children, how could you even think to print an article implying that this woman was saved in a Fresno crash […]

Mountain and City Views with Private Backyard



This amazing, highly upgraded home has the largest plan in Estates at Mountain View in Thousand Oaks. The 5-bedroom, 3.5-bath estate is two years new with beautiful city and mountain views plus a private backyard. For more information on this property listed at $1,779,000, call Aileen Hagy and George Hampton of Coldwell Banker, Westlake Village Centre, at (805) 495-1048.

Oak Park stellar in STAR school tests



The Oak Park Board of Education is celebrating the school district’s high marks on both of the state-mandated standardized tests that were given to students during the past school year. Last week, the California Department of Education released the scores of the California Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) test and the California High School Exit Examination. The STAR test, taken […]

Westlake gets Standard Pacific



The Westlake Spectrum complex at 4360 Park Terrace in Westlake Village will be the new home for the corporate offices of Standard Pacific Corp.’s Ventura headquarters. The Lee & Associates-L.A. North/Ventura team of Mike Tingus and Jay Rubin represented Standard Pacific in the 13,000-square-foot transaction. Stephen Boggs, the homebuilder’s regional president, oversaw the new site selection process. Standard Pacific will […]

No Title



Agoura Hills Jewelry valued at $2,051 was stolen from a home on Garden Oaks Court between June 30 and July 14. There was no evidence of forced entry and the victim suspects workers who were remodeling the house. Vandals threw a large rock through the kitchen window of a home on Passageway Place. Damages to the window and the shutters […]

Need EIR for Malibu Inn and Spa



In response to Ron Klamert’s letter of Aug. 4, giving a vote on a proposed development to the people is not a bad idea. Calabasas is a good example of how this can go wrong. They have given the Malibu Valley Inn to the people for an advisory vote, but since the developer doesn’t want to pay to finish the […]

Heidi Brewer



Heidi Brewer, James Collins and Niki Motz of Kiefer & Partners Real Estate Company were recently commended for being top producers for the second quarter in 2005. Brewer (realtor/partner) leads the pack with an excellent tract record of consistent buyer/seller activity each month. She is the company’s top producing agent with in excess of $4 million in sales for the […]