2006-01-12

Lowe’s just another Home Depot



I stood in the standing-roomonly crowd in the First Neighborhood Community Center tonight and listened to the discussion on the proposed Lowe’s development and could not believe what I was hearing from the panel. Even though this development requires an amendment to the master plan and will involve more than 227,000 square feet of retail space, including Lowe’s, which will […]

Tim Star



Congratulations to Tim Star, who was recognized for his achievement in the Re/Max OTB Estates Oak Park/Agoura office as a company-wide top producer for November. Tim holds membership in the highly-exclusive Re/Max International Executive and 100 Percent Club, designating his success as one of the best of the best Re/Max sales associates worldwide. “Tim is a tremendous asset to his […]

Mini motorcycles starting to spell big trouble

Popular bikes prohibited on streets

Pocket bikes might be all the rage, but Sacramento lawmakers weren’t convinced of their charm when they decided last year to make riding the miniature motorcycles on roads illegal. Starting this year, a California Assembly bill takes the air out of of these popular toys by prohibiting their use on public roadways. Assembly Bill 1051, which was written by Assemblyman […]

Learning about the Sierras



Former interpretative park ranger John Lockhart will present information on visiting Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in his “Commuting to Paradise” lecture at 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 21 at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Admission is free. For more information, call (805) 370-2301.

Fitness fundraiser helps St. Jude’s Hospital



Raging Bulls can’t be stopped



Build it, they will come



My husband and I moved to Westlake Village in August 1967 and became one of the first 50 families to live in “the city in thcountry.” We moved here becauswe trusted the developers who promised this would be a “planned community.” We have not been disappointed. What I am disappointed in wathe public display of bad mannerand disrespect displayed at […]

No Expense Spared



This Lake Sherwood House had no expense spared in upgrades. It offers views of Lake Sherwood and mountains. Inside has 1-bedroom, 1bath down, custom paint and hardwood/travertine floors. For more information on this property, listed at $2,995,000, please call Marshal Klein and Lee Ashworth of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village at (818) 991-9191.

Acorn Bits



Arlene and Barry Bernholtz of Calabasas announced that their son, Alan Bernholtz, 36 recently was elected mayor of the historic town of Crested Butte, Colo., known as “the last real ski town on the edge of paradise.” The Bernholtzes are involved with the Calabasas Historical Society and Arlene Bernholtz works as the marketing director for the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce.

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Time for rose pruning When January rolls around, most people think about getting a clean start. Losing weight. Launching neglected projects. Dusting off the manuscript. Starting anew. I think about roses. January is the month when all good gardeners sharpen their shears and get to pruning. It’s when we cut away the wrinkled, deformed leaves and browning stems. This is […]


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