Finders, Davis great help on LVEF

It has been my privilege to volunteer in our school district over the past 10 years. First at Agoura High, and for the last few years, as a board member of the Las Virgenes Educational Foundation. During my LVEF years, it has been a pleasure to watch and work with School Board member, Terilyn Finders. Terilyn knows what LVUSD needs […]

The Large Family Room In This Lovely Home Has A Fireplace And Wet Bar, As Well As French Doors

This Morrison Sutton home in Oak Park is a 705 plan that has 4 bedrooms plus a loft that could be used as a fifth bedroom. There are 3.5 bathrooms. The downstairs bedroom and bathroom can be accessed from the backyard. The home is more than 3,300 square feet and backs to open space. The kitchen has been upgraded with […]

Calabasas digs the idea of an historical preservation ordinance

Despite some concerns, the Calabasas City Council was mostly supportive in its discussion of developing an ordinance that will assist with the designation of historic sites in the city. Experts say that although there may not be as many structures that fall into the historic landmark category as in larger cities, archeologists are bound to be interested in the local […]

Gymnast named to national team

Brigita Budginas, 8, of Agoura Hills made this year’s Future National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team and earned the right to train at the Future Stars National Team Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. Brigita is a Level 6 rhythmic gymnast from Monarchs Gymnastics in Agoura Hills and trains 20 hours per week. Brigita, who attends third grade at Yerba Buena Elementary School, […]

Amgen layoffs continue to impact locals

About 675 Amgen employees in Thousand Oaks learned lastw eektheywouldno longer be working for the biotechnology company headquartered in the city. According to Amgen spokesperson David Polk, those affected by the layoffs were offered a severance package designed to help them focus on transitioning to new employment as soon as possible. The package includes cash, company-paid continuation of health insurance […]

Last week’s top performers

Cooper Shockley, RB, Westlake: Shockley rushed 26 times for 224 yards and scored twice as the Warriors held off Royal, 37-27. Newbury Park offensive line: With starters Ashton Wood, Steve Sandoval, Jack Knauer, Daniel Fesmire and Tim Ketaily paving a path in front of him, Panther running back Chris Brown rushed for 218 yards and scored five touchdowns in a […]

Play Review

'Movin Out' musical hugely satisfying

In recent years, musical theater has been reversing direction, going back to the preRodgers and Hammerstein era when musical revues dominated and storylines were incidental. That has been the idea behind the recent wave of socalled “pop-sicals” featuring the music of Abba (“Mamma Mia!”), The Four Seasons (“Jersey Boys”), and the Beach Boys (“Good Vibrations”). “Movin’ Out,” presented last week […]

Another nod for Ned Davis

Westlake Village is at a critical time in its history. We need council members who have experience working financial and development issues in Westlake Village for Westlake Village home owners. Ned Davis has demonstrated that he has the experience and temperament to represent all of Westlake Village on the Council. As president and CEO of his own company Ned understands […]

Modern Materials Ease Homeowners into Fall Deck Building

The end of summer no longer means the end of deck building season. Homeowners considering expanding their living space outdoors now have more choices than ever to build decks that look great and keep their families comfortable for longer periods of the year. Building a long-lasting deck has never been easier. Decking material manufacturers have kept pace with modern materials […]