Longtime Agoura resident Dick Crowley dies

It’s been said that Richard Francis (Dick) Crowley never considered himself exceptional, but his legion of family, friends- and the city of Agoura Hills- say otherwise. Known as a dedicated family man and tireless city volunteer, Crowley died at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center on Fri., Dec. 7 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 84. Crowley moved […]

City defeats lawsuit that blocked homes

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Yaffe has ruled in favor of the city of Calabasas in a 2006 lawsuit filed by Calabasas Highlands resident Marion Smith seeking to prevent the construction of two homes adjacent to her property. Smith alleged the city had acted recklessly and in violation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in the granting of […]

School district needs volunteers for committee

The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education is seeking volunteers to serve on the Measure E Oversight Committee. The districtwide committee is responsible for monitoring the allocation and use of funds collected from the $98peryear parcel tax renewed by voters in November. Members periodically report to the school board on the projects that the tax supports. The committee […]

“Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story”

Directed by: Jake Kasdan Starring: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Raymond J. Barry, Margo Martindale MPAA rating: R (for adult language, drug use, sexual con tent, graphic nudity) Running time: 97 min. Best suited for: The lowbrow funster (especially those musi cally inclined) Least suited for: Highbrow parody lovers “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” is, for the most part, […]

This Oak Creek Two-Story Home Has A Downstairs Bedroom And Bath

This 4-bedroom, 3-bath Oak Creek two-story home has a downstairs bedroom and bath. Highlights include vaulted ceilings, tile floors, kitchen with black appliances and a breakfast bar which opens up into a family room with a red brick fireplace. The family room and downstairs bedroom have Pergo flooring. The master has a private bath and sliding door that leads to […]

Property lines under scrutiny

Calabasas officials want residents to survey the possible pitfalls of making unresearched major home improvements. After finding that pools sometimes needed to be dug up and tennis courts ripped out because of property line judgment errors, the city is urging residents to confirm their exact property boundaries before beginning a project. Residents embarking on projects that will involve an addition […]

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Pepperdine grads pass bar exam

September Rae Hopper of Oak Park and Ashley Marie Heggi of Calabasas have been admitted to practice law in the state of California. Both are graduates of Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu. Nearly 100 Pepperdine graduates were sworn in by the Honorable Bruce J. Einhorn, a retired federal immigration judge for Los Angeles, at the university on Dec. […]

Cabrillo presents ‘Ain’t Misbehavin”

Cabrillo Music Theatre will present the Fats Waller musical show “Ain’t Misbehavin’” from Fri. to Sun., Jan. 4 through 13 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The show, celebrating its 30th anniversary, is the first musical revue to win a Tony Award for Best Musical. Cabrillo’s production is directed and staged by […]

This Estate Has Views In Two Directions

This almost-new Sherwood view estate has 5 bedrooms plus an office and 5.5 baths. The home, in the Conejo Valley Unified School District, has views in two directions and a large, usable backyard. The master bathroom includes a steam shower and a spa tub. For more information on this property listed at $3,795,000, call Shirley Richards at (805) 3702851.