Conservation pays off for Westlake man

Westlake Village resident Fred Rosenberg was the first customer to earn a hefty rebate check from the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District through its Malibu Creek Runoff Control program. The board of directors presented a $409 check to Rosenberg for his participation in the program. The district staff surveyed Rosenberg’s home and provided suggestions on how to conserve water through […]

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The Agoura Hills Library will celebrate National Library Week with various activities at 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. For information, call (818) 889-2278. +The play “Dinosaur Wars” by Myles Nye will be presented at 3:30 p.m. Tues., April 17. The show is geared toward elementary school students and stars David Hoffman and Keith MacKechnie as rival fossil hunters. +Michael Shermer, […]

United Women’s Leadership Council helps people with social services

The year Raquel Montes turned 8, her life took a turn for the worse. Her mother died, and it wasn’t long afterward that her father, an alcoholic, remarried. Their home had always been a violent one, but after her father married again, the abuse intensified. Life for Raquel became unbearable. She was 12 the first time she ran away from […]

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Grand opening Interiors by Decorating Den will host a free grand opening event for its in-home interior decorating service at 7 p.m. Wed., April 25 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Refreshments will be served. For reservations, call (818) 347-8888 or send an e-mail to aldrichinteriors@aol.com.

Critter tale

Dog moves from New Zealand to Agoura Hills

When my whänau (family) decided to move to America from Aotearoa (New Zealand) five years ago, I was nervous. I certainly didn’t like the mandatory rabies vaccination- it stung- and I made sure everyone knew by screaming like a Taniwha (mythological spirit). However, I also became the proud owner of a topoftheline, custombuilt wooden traveling crate, a real puppy palace. […]

Watching out for man’s best friend

First, I had to write to praise the young man, Josh Houserman, from Agoura Hills, for his insightful letter he wrote last week concerning the recent trend of auctioning off puppies to raise money. Josh is so right about finding “forever homes” for these pups and not having one go to the highest bidder. He made good points with kindness […]

Steven Young

Century 21 Adobe Realty in Agoura Hills acknowledges associates for top achievement in the month of March. Steven Young was recognized for top listings, Tom Swift for top sales and Bonnie Kronfeld for top grossed commission. “All of our associates are working very hard to provide the best service to our clients and the community,” said Chuck Leko, broker/owner of […]

Sheri And Melissa Karp

Sheri Karp was awarded agent of the year by fellow agents in the RE/MAX Olson organization. At an awards ceremony at the Marriott Warner Center on March 7, Todd Olson and Keith Myers, co-owners of the company, presented Karp with an award. “Of all the awards I have received over the years this one is the most meaningful because I […]

Reach Out to Your Water District

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Board of Directors meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. at the water district headquarters. To contact the district: Las Virgenes Municipal Water District 4232 Las Virgenes Road Calabasas, CA 91302-1994 Telephone: (818) 251-2100 Fax: (818) 251-2109 E-mail: Feedback@lvmwd.com Website: www.lvmwd.com

Junior Ranger Day coming

The National Park Service will celebrate National Park Week in April with Junior Ranger Day events at 100 National Parks throughout the country. In the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Junior Ranger Day will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., April 28 at Satwiwa Native American Indian Cultural Center, 4126 Potrero Road, Thousand Oaks. The event will feature […]