2006-05-04

Horse-womanship taught



Karen Scholl will provide a series of teaching events to help equestriennes gain more confidence around their horses. She will be demonstrating her “Horsemanship for Women” techniques from Thurs., May 18 to Sun., May 21 at Conejo Creek Equestrian Park in Thousand Oaks. Scholl said that “Horsemanship for Women” does not exclude men but her approach focuses specifically on how […]

Plan needs work



After attending last Thursday’s Planning Commission meeting that was designed to review the Agoura Village Specific Plan and the accompanying environmental impact report (EIR), I was once again reminded that there is much work to be done by our city fathers before any more substantive actions are taken regarding the proposed village. As I have indicated to various officials on […]

In A Gated Community



Over the hill from Westlake Village, this sanctuary sits atop a 5-acre parcel within the prestigious gated community of Hidden Meadows. This 8,200-square-foot Mediterranean includes an unlimited number of custom amenities including a massive media room, entertainer’s resort-style grounds, night-lit pro tennis court and its own gated compound. For more information on this property listed for $3,495,000, call Bill Carter […]

Chamber of Commerce endorses Oak Park school bonds



The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce board of directors has endorsed a pair of proposed bond measures in the June election that would benefit Oak Park’s public schools. “Our chamber has a long tradition of supporting quality education in the many communities that the chamber serves, and good schools keep our property values high,” said Alex Soteras, government affairs […]

Sixth grade chess champ wins big



Dennis Neymit, a sixth-grade student at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills, is a competitive sportsman, but soccer, baseball and basketball have taken a back seat to the mind-strengthening sport of chess. The 12-year-old recently won the Western States chess tournament, a prestigious competition held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ventura. Dennis was the grand champion for his […]

Chamber champs



In a survey of greater San Fernando Valley chambers of commerce, the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village regional Chamber ranked No. 2 in dues-paying membership, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal reported in its April 24 issue. The Thousand Oaks Chamber has 1,575 members, second only to the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber, which has 1,673, the survey said. The Agoura/Oak Park./ Conejo […]

Dodgers seating gives Agoura’s baseball field a stadium feel



What began as a possibility- based on an announcement by the Los Angeles Dodgers that their stadium would be renovated after the ’05 season-is now a reality at the Agoura High baseball field. As the Dodgers removed all the seats from their stadium during the off season, high schools and colleges across the Southland got the word and quickly began […]

Students take leading role in production



“Songs for a New World,” a student-produced revue scheduled tomorrow and Saturday at Agoura High School, ignores conventional plot development but conveys its powerful themes through soulful songs. The production is not a typical school play. In fact, when Agoura High junior A.J. Holmes approached performing arts department to produce the musical, he was told the time and effort couldn’t […]

Unsung heroes



Unless you were there, you probably will never know that a very important ceremony took place April 25 at the Sports Arena. It was the 26th annual LAPD Recognition Day Awards Ceremony. The Sports Arena must have been something in its day but time has taken its toll on the place. However, it didn’t matter because the old cement-patched floor […]

On Nearly A Half Acre



Here is a single story property with nearly a half acre complete with a paved side space currently used as an RV pad. This property has more than enough space to build a resort size pool and it is zoned for two horses. This residence has 4bedrooms, 2-full baths, a bonus room as well as a living and dining room […]


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