2005-11-17

Private Courtyard Entry with Fountain



This darling single-story 3-bedroom and 2.5-bathroom home has a huge loft and is about 2,150 sq. ft. The private courtyard entry is complete with a fountain. The front opens to the living room with a corner fireplace, hardwood flooring and plantation shutters. The gourmet kitchen features all newer appliances, ceramic tile counters and floors. An indoor laundry room with direct […]

Driving instructor keeps teens on the straight and narrow



Learning to drive is both a privilege and responsibility. From my 30 years of teaching young people to drive, I have found that many students are in a hurry to get a license without receiving enough training or practice. Early on in their driver training, many students simply push too hard on the gas and enjoy going fast. Recent studies […]

Chevy Bel Air a winner



CLASSY CHASSIS—Dale Kredell of Agoura Hills won first place in he Stock CVTAC car show 2005 held recently at Thousand Oaks Community Park. Kredell’s 11-year-old son, Ryan, found the 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air on eBay and father and son bought the car in Texas. The vehicle underwent a complete restoration over a 20-month period.

Westlake’s Homestore gets $100 million investment



Elevation Partners, a private equity firm, announced it will invest $100 million in Homestore, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOMS), the Westlake Village-based provider of real estate media and technology solution. Fred Anderson and Roger McNamee, managing directors and cofounders of Elevation Partners, will join Homestore’s board of directors, increasing the number of directors from eight to 10. The $100 million investment comes […]

Christian mothers group to meet



A Christian mothering group is available monthly at no fee to mothers who are pregnant or have infant children to age 5 and are considering home education. According to Amy Carter of Agoura Hills, among the topics to be discussed by the group’s members are “Homeschooling Begins at Birth.” The group will host a play time for children and their […]

Teens wouldn’t loiter if they had a place to go



Your article about teens loiter ng at Wendy’s brings out a ques ion that parents in the community have been asking for a long ime. What is there for our youth o do and where do they go? The city councils and planning commissioners in the area have made sure that we have office buildings, extended-stay hotels, apartments, but nothing […]

Upscale Agoura Hills Townhome With Tuscany-Style Backyard



This spacious townhome is an end unit and has three bedrooms and three full baths with one bedroom downstairs. The remodeled eat-in kitchen features tile countertops and stainless steel appliances. There are glass doors on the front of the cabinets, pull out cabinedrawers and a pantry to maximize space. The living room has a doors leading to a private Tuscany […]


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