2007-10-18

Marc Smith



Top listing agent honors for July 2007 went to Marc Smith at Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks Regional office. Veteran agent Smith has come up with an unusual way to call on his neighbors, clients and potential clientele in the Westlake Village area. Because of its many hills, Smith bought a stateofthe-art Segway Human Transporter. Westlake residents are beginning to […]

Klessig seeks reelection in Westlake Village

Candidate wants to put Lowe's issue behind her

Most residents are happy with the way the city of Westlake Village is being run, Councilmember Philippa Klessig believes. “Residents like the fact that we support the schools, that we’re helping homeowner associations fix up roads and that we’re partnering with the YMCA for a new facility,” said Klessig, who is running for reelection, seeking a second four-year term. Voters […]

Oak Park residents prepare for second community cleanup day

Hiker's concerns inspired this local event

Surrounded by open space, Oak Park is known for its beauty. Admirers in and out of the community want to keep it that way. For the second time this year the town will come together to pick up trash that mars the appearance of neighborhoods. The Fall Oak Park Cleanup Day will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. Sat., […]

Art, music, PE money allocated



Elementary schools in the Las Virgenes Unified School District will reap the benefit of an ongoing stream of state money earmarked for art, music and physical education. Two state funding sources have provided more than $1 million to the district, but only $184,000 will be provided in ongoing funds. After a study session with teachers, administrators, parent-faculty leaders and other […]

Outdoors brochure available



The free autumn 2007 brochure “Outdoors in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area” is available. The publication highlights programs such as the Rising Sun Meditation Hike at Franklin Canyon Ranch, as well as walks, hikes, talks and presentations. The brochure is available at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks; by calling (805) 370-2301, […]

Agoura High hosts Comedy Sportz



The Agoura High School ComedySportz team will host the professionals of ComedySportzLA in “USICAL” on Tues., Oct. 23 at the school’s G Building, 38545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is a full-length, completely improvised musical based on audience suggestion. The show is family-friendly. The school’s ComedySportz team will attend its first official game of […]

Community Learning Center off to a great start



Our little school with a mighty vision, the Las Virgenes Community Learning Center, has many things in its favor, not the least of which is it’s extraordinary and eclectic After School Enrichment Program. This inspired program is a paramount part of the overall mission for “the little school that could.” Opening its doors in a matter of months was a […]

Olga Crader



Re/Max Olson & Associates has congratulated Olga Crader for her production in September with sales totaling more than $2.9 million. Crader specializes in the sales and marketing of fine homes in Ventura County and the Conejo and San Fernando valleys. She can be reached at (818) 929-0493.

Candidate hopes for big Gaines in election



Jill Gaines, a candidate for one of two seats open on the board of the Las Virgenes Unified School District, would use her experience as a chief financial officer to tackle funding issues that plague the district. Board member Pat Schulz has announced she would not run for reelection, while board President Terilyn Finders is seeking a third term. Dana […]

Agoura/Oak Park Rotary Club plans speakers



The Agoura Hills/Oak Park Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesday mornings at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Breakfast is followed by a club meeting to discuss community service and fundraising events. Speaker topics for November will be: •Nov. 6: Debbie Hyde will discuss the Rain Program, which provides temporary housing for the homeless. •Nov. 13: Sue Bauer […]


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