Time bandits

In recent weeks on numerous occasions I’ve caught myself eating my meals so fast that it quite literally startled me. I have also found myself driving my car faster and with far less mindfulness than normal to get to my points of destination. Have you felt any of that going on in your life? For many people these emotional times […]

This Two-Story Townhome Is Highlighted With Upgrades

This two-story townhome with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms is highlighted with upgrades and has more than 1,330 square feet. The end unit location is across from a greenbelt, near guest parking and within walking distance of the community pools and spas. The home has a formal dining and living room with a stacked stone fireplace and a slider to […]

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HomeAid names award winners

Two residents give service to nonprofit group

Lorraine Alderette from LL Development Partners and Aaron Ramirez from SME Construction Inc. received awards for outstanding contribution to HomeAid Los Angeles/Ventura, a nonprofit housing provider based in Westlake Village. Ramirez took home the President’s Award while Alderette received the TLC Award for tenacity, loyalty and commitment. As one of the nation’s leading providers of housing for the homeless, HomeAid […]

Meals on Wheels group welcomes new leadership

After eight years of service, Westlake Village/Agoura Meals on Wheels president Roger Garretson has passed the gavel to Pat Faley. A resident of Westlake Village for 13 years and a dedicated volunteer for Meals on Wheels, Faley believes in the importance of serving the community in the important areas of nutrition and home support. Faley is president of her homeowners […]

Local students make dean’s list at CLU

California Lutheran University has named the following local students to the 2007 fall semester dean’s list: Eva Gelpi, Kevin Johnson, Matthew Mitchell and Andrew Parrone, all of Agoura Hills, and Wendy Lua of Oak Park. To quality for the dean’s list, students must maintain a 3.5 gradepoint average in their academic subjects. California Lutheran University is in Thousand Oaks with […]

Children describe Holi festival experience

Holi, also known as “the festival of colors,” is an Indian holiday that announces the arrival of spring and the end of winter for the Hindus. Holi was celebrated by the local Indian community at Oak Canyon Park in Oak Park on March 22. The festival was organized by Indian families and friends in Oak Park. More than 150 people […]


On Friday, February 22, Prudential California Realty held its annual awards celebration to honor agent and staff accomplishments throughout 2007. This year, Broker/owner Bob Majorino and the management team chose the theme “Happy Days,” with an emphasis on the 1950’s era. It represented a time in history when America was full of new hopes and dreams. It was a time […]

Need furniture? Visit Agoura

City offers 'designer row'

New stores have begun to open in a 120,000-square-foot furniture complex in Agoura Hills, transforming one stretch along Canwood Street next to the 101 Freeway into a veritable “designer row.” Five high-end furniture and home decor stores at the Agoura Design Center already have been built, and space remains for two more. Ethan Allen opened in November 2007 followed by […]

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