2006-10-26

Families go all out for Halloween makeover

It's scary how serious they are

Oak Park families mark Halloween in a big way, transforming their homes into theme parklike creations and inviting the community to join them for a scary good time. Each home offers the brave visitor a unique Halloween encounter. The Haunted Tomb The Lowe brothers, Brandon, 8, and Matthew, 6, admit they’re a little scared of the elaborate Halloween displays their […]

Dance workshop coming to Agoura

Swing and salsa styles heat up the rec center

Swing and salsa dance lessons will be offered at Agoura Hills Recreation Center. Beginner swing lessons will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., and salsa lessons from 5 to 7 p.m., on Sat., Oct. 28 at the center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The cost is $20 per person per lesson. Singles and couples are welcome. Preregistration is suggested. The […]

Latest fitness equipment showcased at health expo



W O R K O U T – S u s i e Hartness, left, of Agoura Hills, tries out the Hypergravity exercise machine with the help of Josh Hayon at the Your Health Connection Magazine Health and Wellness Expo at the Hyatt Westlake Hotel in Westlake Village on Sunday.

Viewpoint administrator receives Fulbright grant



The United States Departmenof State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board awarded a FulbrighTeacher Exchange grant to Deborah Monroe, head of the Upper School at ViewpoinSchool in Calabasas. Through the exchange program, Viewpoint will host an Argentinian educational administrator for three weeks and Monroe will spend three weeks in Argentina. Monroe is one of approximately 170 U.S. citizens […]

Last days for free pet microchips



Only two dates remain for Agoura Hills residents to microchip their dogs for free at the Agoura Animal Shelter. The shelter will implant informational microchips in dogs today, Thurs., Oct. 26 and Tues., Oct. 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. The shelter has offered the procedure at no cost this month. Starting in November, the shelter will charge $35 for […]

Yacht Club showcases sailing classes, social events



OPEN HOUSE-Westlake Yacht Club opened its doors Sun., Oct. 15, inviting the community to see what they’re all about. Westlake Yacht Club offers sailing classes for children and a calendar filled with social events for all ages. The club is at The Landing, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. For information, call (818) 700-5257.

This Lovely Home Has Been Remodeled And Upgraded From Tip To Top



This 5 bedroom and 3 full bath home with 2,700 square feet has been remodeled and upgraded from tip to top. The residence opens up to a ceramic tile floor entry and an inviting formal dining and living room completed with a cozy dualsided fireplace and one of two newer dual-paned vinyl sliding glass doors to the private rear yard […]

Stephen Kaseno And Sally Varga



Members of Dilbeck Realtors GMAC’s President’s Council gathered recently with the firm’s president Mark Dilbeck and members of Dilbeck’s management team for lunch at Café Bizou in Studio City. Pictured here are, from l e f t , Stephen Kaseno, president council member representing the Woodland Hills office and Sally Varga, representing the Westlake Village office. The President’s Council is […]

Agoura Hills signage law is clarified

Local businesses speak out

The Agoura Hills Planning Commission altered the city’s year-old sign ordinance last week, loosening up some elements of the law while tightening restrictions in other areas. The commission made seven types of changes, from simple definitions in the code to the more contentious issue of how much window space can be covered with advertisements. The amount of space allowed for […]

Sorority to host Masquerade Ball

Best dressed to receive prizes

The Ventura County Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will host the inaugural Masquerade Ball, from 8 p.m. to midnight Sat., Oct. 28 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Tickets are $60 per person. The chapter will celebrate Mardi Gras early with guests dressed in their favorite costumes or masks. Prizes will be […]


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