Expert to discuss Jewish genealogy

The Conejo Jewish Academy will host genealogist Werner Frank for a two-part lecture series on “Jewish Genealogy—The Genealogist’s Crowning Achievement: Recording Your Legacy.” He will be speaking at 8 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 16 and 23 at the Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Admission is free and reservations are recommended by calling (818) 991-0991 or by visiting the Academy’s website […]

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Q: My mother is in a nursing home and I am her only daughter. I travel frequently and need to know what sort of preparations, if any, I should make with the nursing home in case of her death? A: Asking this question ahead of the time of need is smart on your part. Being your mother’s only daughter (and […]

Yasmine Karar

Frances Lewis, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Promenade office, recently congratulated Yasmine Karar for having posted more than $3.8 million in recent listings and sales transactions. A real estate professional for over 11 years and a consistent top producer for the Westlake Village Promenade office, Karar continues to earn membership in the firm’s prestigious International President’s Circle […]

Agoura Hills offers snow trips and more

The city of Agoura Hills is offering three teen ski and snowboard trips to Mountain High Ski resort this winter. All trips depart from the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., at 6 a.m. and return about 7 p.m. Cost is $52 for ages 11 and 12 and $70 for ages 13 to 17, which includes bus fare […]

Bridal show set for Sunday in Westlake

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Where Are We Headed? Harvard’s recent announcement that they accepted the fewest number of early applicants since 1994 confirms what students and counselors across the country have been talking about. One counselor referred to the “early decision/early action massacre” to describe the large number of students who were deferred or denied admission at many selective colleges. It’s too soon to […]

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The Best of 2005 Roger Ebert most likely has an entourage. The L.A. Times has a research department. Premiere magazine has all those nifty photographers. Variety has the inside scoop. I have a wife who nudges me in the ribs whenever she thinks I’m being obtuse. With that in mind, here’s what I’ve found to be the best in film […]

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The location: The Country Glen Road/Liberty Canyon Road intersection in Agoura Hills The problem: The four-way stop and crosswalk at the location seems to be unwarranted, according to a reader, who added the Agoura Hills City Council installed the four-way stop and crosswalk without fully examining whether the devices were really needed. The Agoura Hills City Council approved the four-way […]

This House In Foxmoor Glen Is On A Private Lot

This 4-bedroom, 2-bath house in Foxmoor Glen has almost 10,000 square feet on a private lot, all usable. The house is in move-in condition and in an excellent location. It’s priced to sell. For more information on this property, listed at $879,000, please call Aileen Hagy and George Hampton of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village at (818) 889-1333.