2006-01-26

Not bitter about defeat



The vote is in. The Town Center will not be built in Westlake Village. I just want to thank the many hundreds of Westlake Village residents I had the chance to meet, talk to and learn from during the 18-month application process. The Rotkin Real Estate Group is a class act. Lowe’s is a terrific company and would have been […]

Spacious Home On A Tranquil Cul-De-Sac



The Ovdat Team presents its newest listing, a spacious home of over 2,600 square feet on a tranquil cul-de-sac. With 4-bedrooms, 3-baths and a 3-car garage, this residence has lush verdant views of hills and mountains. This spacious and open floorplan has an elegant entry with soaring ceiling, spiral staircase and faux marble walls. The remodeled kitchen features granite counters, […]

Lowe’s denied – what next?



Now that Lowe’s has been defeated, the future of the 22acre property on Russell Ranch Road in Westlake Village has come under question. According to John Schafer, a senior vice president with Newport Beach-based Richland Investments, it’s only a matter of time before his firm presents plans to the city council for a 376,000square-foot office complex on the vacant lot. […]

Agoura Hills teen earns Eagle Scout rank



Reflections program celebrates the arts



Student creativity took center stage last week when students throughout Ventura County were recognized for their art in this year’s PTA Reflections program at the Westlake Hyatt in Westlake Village. The Reflections program is designed to encourage students to explore and learn about various art forms, including visual arts, literature, musical composition and photography. “The goal is to celebrate the […]

Mysticism, holocaust class at Jewish Academy



The Conejo Jewish Academy will host a lecture, “The Translucent Wall” at 8 p.m. Mon., Jan. 30 at 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. The lecture will explore communication beyond death, life beyond death, the inner meaning of Kaddish and Yahrtzeit, and “Leadership Never Ends: How Giants of the Spirit Continue to Serve.” “This lecture will discuss the Jewish perspective on […]

Has Dole complex become the Forbidden City?



I was angered and shocked when I viewed the 12-foot high wall being constructed along Lindero Road and the freeway off ramp. The Westlake Hotel and Spa should have been a great asset to the cities of Westlake Village, Oak Park and Thousand Oaks. Instead, a main portal into my community is a sound wall. The Westlake Hotel and Spa […]

A Former Model



This former model has all the amenities. It’s single story with rotunda entry, travertine and sculpted carpets throughout, surround sound, crown moldings, built-in media niche, wainscoting and chair rails in bedrooms, and tumbled stone in master bath. It’s professionally decorated with beautiful window treatments and cul-de-sac location. For more information on this property listed for $910,000, please contact Dan Bonfiglio […]

FOR THE RECORD



•In the Jan. 12 article on Lowe’s, local resident Jonathan Greenspan was described as Agoura Hillsbased. His business is in Agoura Hills, but he lives in Westlake Village. •In the Jan. 19 “Mothers of the Year” article, it was written that Rebecca Dubowe runs a book club and a shelter for transitional families. Dubowe is a participant only. The Acorn […]

Jump for joy




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