2006-08-03

Calabasas residents going postal over ZIP code issue



Just for the record, I live in the Lost Hills area of Calabasas, and I am in favor of a ZIP code change to 91302. It always is very confusing whenever I order items online, as most companies want me to use “Agoura Hills, CA 91301” for my mailing address, even though I live in Calabasas. I think that this […]

Ruth Rose



Ruth Rose has been congratulated by owner/broker Marty Williams of White House Properties for being the Westlake Village office Top Listing Agent for June with listings totaling $2,225,000. Ruth is a leading member of the prestigious Ambassador Club, which represents the top 10 percent of all agents company wide. Active in real estate for more than 25 years, Ruth gives […]

Secretary of State McPherson visits Westlake



California is better equipped to deal with the coming general election than at any other time in the state’s history, Secretary of State Bruce McPherson told local government and business leaders Monday in Westlake Village. McPherson, the state’s chief elections officer, said he’s spent much of his year and a half in office visiting all 58 county registrars in California […]

Seniors pampered at wellness event



REACHING OUT-Mary Rossi, 92, an Agoura Hills Senior Retreat resident, is greeted with free samples of hand lotion from Roubina Coleman of Oak Park, a Mary Kay beauty consultant, during the fifth annual senior Health and Wellness Expo hosted at the Senior Retreat on Sunday.

OPHS cross country teams ready to run



Last year, Oak Park High’s boys’ cross country team lost at the CIF finals by one point. After many months to think about it, OPHS coach Kevin Smith has his boys’ and girls’ teams ready for another run at the title. Over the last few years, Smith has had his team running on the right track as his boys have […]

The sweet taste of victory



COOL CUL-DE-SAC-Residents of Parkview Court in Agoura Hills enjoy their Dreyer’s Neighborhood Salute ice cream block party, awarded to them because of a short essay written by one of the neighbors on why their culde-sac deserved the firstclass dessert. The essay was one of 1,500 winners across the country.

More facts about medical marijuana



Just a quick note of appreciation for your article on the abuses of the California Compassionate Use Act of 1996. I regret that other journalists who cover this issue are not as discerning, choosing instead to paint everything in black-and-white (for it or against it), with little or no interest in the nuances of the medical marijuana laws or their […]

Recently Remodeled Home Offers Year Round Water Fun



This house was rebuilt in 1998 and remodeled recently with dark walnut floors throughout, soaring ceilings, recessed lighting, French doors that open to lake, great room, sky lights, marble counter kitchen with Viking and views. Outside features a huge boat dock, patio area on lake, orchard and large lawn area. The area offers year round water fun, community tennis and […]

Lake Sherwood kidnapper found guilty



A Ventura County jury found Dennis Elliot Shellhouse, 46, guilty of kidnap for ransom, criminal threats and residential burglary, all with the special allegation that he used a fireman and resisted arrest with a firearm. Authorities said the crimes occurred on June 7, 2005, after Shellhouse traveled from Phenix City, Ala. to Los Angeles to carry out a kidnap-for-ransom plan […]

Hospice to present benefit



Hospice of the Conejo and supporters will host the organization’s annual fundraiser, “Las Vegas Cool,” casino night at 7:30 p.m. on Sun., Sept. 10 at The Oaks Mall, Thousand Oaks. The evening will feature both live and silent auctions along with numerous prize-winning opportunities. More than $30,000 in prizes is being donated by local businesses and Hospice sponsors. Guests will […]


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