2006-11-23

Westlake HOA dispute grows



The Westlake Ranch Property Owners Association and the Euclid Management Co. have let down the citizens of Westlake Village. Several months ago, a large group of civic-minded citizens gathered to discuss security concerns in our North Ranch neighborhoods. We asked for assistance from the fine Thousand Oaks Police Department and we promptly got it. We asked the Westlake Ranch Property […]

Mediterranean Townhome In Oak Park



This Mediterranean townhome nestled in the foothills of Oak Park has a master suite upstairs with an additional room with a closet that has been used as an office. Both rooms have access to large balconies. The downstairs bedroom has been converted to a den with a built-in area for a television or other entertainment equipment, bookcases and a wet […]

Dr. Andrew Weil dispenses expert health advice at Distinguished Speakers event



Dr. Andrew Weil, a Harvardtrained physician, bestselling author and world-renowned expert on healthy living, has been called an alternative medicine guru, but it’s not a title he embraces. A guru, in Weil’s estimate, throws criticism out the window. Weil’s pragmatic approach to medicine is critical, analytical, nuanced and, most of all, openminded. The second guest in the Thousand Oaks Civic […]

Westlake/TO Chamber introduces guests



NETWORKING-Sharing a mixer moment are Lost Hills Sheriff deputies Robert DeSantos, left, and Shawn Brownell, right with Mid State Bank and Trust officer Michelle Hertler during the Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village Chamber of Commerce Mixer at Mid-State Bank and Trust in Thousand Oaks last week.

Dole donates to YMCA



Dole Food Company donated $22,000 to the Southeast Ventura County YMCA to help sponsor Healthy Families Day events at the three East Ventura County YMCAs: Conejo Valley, Triunfo and Simi Valley Family. Healthy Families Day will feature activities for kids and booths that will provide information on improving family lifestyles according to John Rutherford, president of the Southeast Ventura County […]

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Agoura Hills Burglars ransacked the interior of a vehicle parked on Rainbow Crest Drive Nov. 8. They also shattered a $150 window. Calabasas Thieves stole a bicycle, a navigation system, sunglasses and a mobile television from a car parked on Los Springs Road Nov. 7. The loss was about $6,300.

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 […]


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