2006-11-23

Z gallery



As a longtime resident of Westlake Village, I wish to thank all of the people who helped defeat Measure Z. Whatever may be built on Lot C, it could not possibly create the traffic nightmare we might have had with big box stores such as Lowe’s. Office buildings at the very least will not create major congestion on Lindero Canyon […]

Foxmode Home In Westlake Village



Here is a “Foxmode” home in Westlake Village on a sweeping corner lot in a culdesac neighborhood. Light and bright throughout, there are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths upstairs and 1 bedroom/office and 1 bath downstairs. This house has a separate kitchen, family room, formal dining and living room with a 3-car garage too. The award-winning elementary school is in […]

Acorn Bits

Seats available

About 50 seats are still available for the Distinguished Speakers Series. The five remaining speakers are Robert Redford, The Capitol Steps, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Tommy Franks and Tim Russert. The cost is $230 for the series. Tickets can be purchased online at www.speakersla.com, or through the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza box office at (805) 449-2775.

Make season happier for children of divorced parents



The holidays can be stressful on families-even more so for children of divorced parents. For many, the picturesque holiday of families celebrating with food and gifts, with mom, dad, son, and daughter joined under one roof has been displaced. Today, more than one-third of all marriages end in divorce, as reported by the National Center for Health Statistics. Many children […]

Design center supports Heart Association



IO Design, a new design and cultural center in Westlake Village, kicked off its Design Celebration 2006 recently with a fundraiser that included live and silent auctions. The benefit raised $7,735 to support the American Heart Association, Ventura County Division’s fight against childhood obesity. Nearly 225 people attended. IO Design will donate all proceeds from the live and silent auctions […]

Chabad of the Conejo to expand



Chabad of the Conejo received approval from the Agoura Hills planning commission to remodel its center and add a new two-story office building on Canwood Street. Rabbi Moshe Bryski, executive director of Chabad of the Conejo in Agoura Hills, said the Jewish community had outgrown the space. He requested approval to remodel the existing assembly hall with ancillary classes into […]

Big box blues



I found the letter about Jess Ruf’s Do-it Center rather ironic although certainly a statement of good sportsmanship. I would like to take a moment to spell out the real issue for those who have not yet gotten it. I found the comment about Ruf “fighting for survival” overly dramatic. Although I have no first hand knowledge, I suspect that […]

Located On A Quiet Street



This one-story home on a quiet street is the best priced 4-bedroom in the area with incredible views of Mt. Boney. This home is highlighted with hardwood floors in entry and kitchen. The kitchen has been updated and has oak cabinets. There is a large dining area off the kitchen and a cozy living room with a brick fireplace. Master […]


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