2006-01-05

Lowe’s will be a welcome addition



I’m a Westlake Village resident writing to voice my support for the Town Center at Westlake Village. I am absolutely thrilled to welcome Lowe’s into my community and I look forward to spending more time enjoying my Westlake Village community and less time trekking back and forth to other home improvement stores farther away. I’m particularly troubled by the amount […]

Ken and Barbie Heller



Frances Lewis, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Promenade office, recently commended Ken and Barbie Heller for having posted, within the last 60-days, 79 units and over $2.3 million in listings and sales transactions. The Hellers’ are ranked amongst the Top 5 for the Westlake Village Promenade office 2004, and are continuously ranked among the top producers for […]

Oak Park coach talks about firing



Ted Eggleston, the girl’s varsity soccer coach at Oak Park High School for the past 12 years, said charges against the team’s coaching staff over an alleged hazing incident were unjustified and that he’s upset over his coaching staff being fired. Eggleston resigned in late November in response to the firing of his assistant coach, Gloria Rios, and trainer, Brenda […]

New facility offers urgent care for kids



Overcrowded hospital emergency rooms have been an ongoing problem in Ventura County. The most severely affected patients are children and their parents. Imagine a 3-year-old child with an earache, high fever or laceration waiting in an emergency room with sick people surrounding him or her. It’s difficult enough for an adult to endure four to six hours of waiting, but for […]

Emergent Care Center opens in Newbury Park



There’s a new option for Conejo Valley residents who experience sudden or unexpected injury or illness— Emergent Care Center, which opened in Newbury Park in December. More than an after-hours medical facility, the center is equipped with the latest in high-tech diagnostic equipment and staffed by board-certified emergency physicians to provide families with quick and easily accessible care for immediate, […]

Chargers can’t seal the deal vs. Simi Valley



Twice, the Agoura boys’ basketball team had Simi Valley right where they wanted them Tuesday night in the Pioneers’ gym. But the Chargers let Simi slip away both times. Following a late foul in regulation, Agoura’s Matt Speciale put his team up, 50-48, with 8.2 seconds remaining after converting the front end of a oneand-one. Speciale missed his second foul […]

Mailbox was dangerous



I’m addressing this in answer to Cynthia Horacek’s letter of Dec. 15 (regarding the removal of the mail box at Kanan and Conifer in Oak Park). She maintained that the drivers exiting their cars to use the mailbox are cautious. That is the last thing they do. They are more interested in mailing letters. Plus, they are illegally parking in […]

This Home Is In A Great Location With Mountain Views



This charming 3-bedroom, 2-bath home is in a great location with mountain views from a large private lot. The house features many upgrades: new paint inside and out, wood-like floors, carpet, arched doorways, fireplace, interior doors, driveway and patio. For more information on this property priced at $779,000, call Sandra Michelle King of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Promenade at (805) […]

As interest rates climb, watch for pitfalls in mortgage financing



When Christine Abrams moved her growing family out of their Thousand Oaks condominium to a three-bedroom fixer-upper a few miles away, she didn’t realize the financial troubles that lay ahead. Because of a new mortgage payment that has the family’s already-tight budget stretched thin, Christine is unable to pay for the home improvements needed on the home and has become […]

Photo exhibit to benefit homeless animals



The Hogan Family Foundation and 4 Small Paws Dog Rescue Program will present the “Home 4 the Holidays Shelter Dog Portrait Gallery” in the Resource Center of Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks through Sun., Jan. 8. The exhibition may be viewed Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Twenty-three portraits of dogs from local shelters, including […]