2008-07-17

Ventura County Fair accepting entries



The Ventura County Fair Entry Weekend will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri., July 18 to Sun., July 20 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Departments accepting entries include amateur fine arts; hobbies, models and collections; arts and crafts; clothing and textiles; preserved foods; professional arts; Uncle Leo’s Barn Ag Contest and Youth Expo and 4-H/Grange. Trophies, ribbons […]

Master Suite Features A Master Bath With A Customized Walk-In Closet



This home has more than 4,300 square feet and features five bedrooms and four and one half bathrooms. The floor plan includes a formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room, family room with fireplace adjacent to the kitchen, downstairs office, upstairs office and bonus room. The kitchen features a breakfast area, center island and stainless appliances. The master suite […]

Two seats open on MAC



Applications are being accepted to fill two fouryear positions on the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council. Longtime incumbents Todd Haines and Deena Parry have announced that they will not seek reelection for the volunteer positions. Voters will choose new members in the November election. If Haines and Parry do file papers to run, the application deadline will be 5 p.m. […]

Brownley heads schools committee



PROMOTED- California Assembly Speaker Karen Bass has named 41st District legislator Julia Brownley chair of the Assembly’s Education Committee. “As a 12-year school board member, I came to the Legislature to try and restore California’s schools back to being the model of educational excellence for the nation,” said Brownley, whose district includes Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Lake Sherwood, Oak […]

Sluice box helps save stranded duck family in Westlake Village



It was a warm summer evening in Westlake Village when one of our neighbors called and asked if we had any ideas how to help a family of ducks out of their swimming pool. It was a mother and her nine chicks. They had been in the pool for about an hour and it was obvious mom was not happy. […]

This Home Features A Front Porch With Views Of The Mountains



This home is move-in ready and includes a front porch with views of the mountains, natural light from sky tubes in laundry room and hallway, two bedrooms and two bathrooms, central air, central heat and plush new carpet. All new GE appliances in kitchen and dining room light included. Kitchen cabinets have adjustable shelves and easyroll drawers. There is a […]

County property valuations still on the rise



Despite the slumping real estate market, Assessor Rick Auerbach says the 2008 Los Angeles County tax roll showed a 6.9 percent increase over the previous year. The $1.1trillion tax roll benefitted from the “stabilizing” effects of Proposition 13, Auerbach said. According to records, negative growth in the county’s assessed valuation has occurred only twice- in 1995 and 1996- following the […]

School’s final budget saves librarians, counselors



The Las Virgenes Unified School District adopted a $96.7million budget for the coming school year, sparing cuts to high school classes and saving the jobs of counselors and librarians, at least for the time being. Karen Kimmel, chief business official for the district, presented an overview of California’s economy and the district’s efforts to bridge the $2.1-million gap between money […]

Agoura High couple tie the knot in Bel Air



CONGRATULATIONS- Agoura High School alumni Jeffrey Allan Meinhardt and Lauren Ashley Stomel were married at the Luxe Hotel in Bel Air on March 29. Both earned law degrees from Loyola Law School. Following their honeymooning in French Polynesia and the Cook Islands, the couple made their home in West Los Angeles.

Jean Norman



Jean Norman of Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo office has earned the California Association of Realtors Graduate Realtor Institute, which is recognized by many real estate industry professionals to be the most advanced and comprehensive training program available to real estate agents in North America. Prudential California Realty is built on the accomplishments of top people like Norman, who are committed […]


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