Be open to garage door safety

The garage door is the largest moving object in a home, so keep it operating safely. Regularly check mounting tracks and hardware. If they are not attached properly, the door might come off the track and fall. Corner brackets are usually connected to high-tension cables. If loose, these brackets could fly off at dangerous speeds. Similarly, springs are also connected […]

L.A. Philharmonic meets to support music education

The Valley Committee for the Los Angeles Philharmonic will hold its first meeting of the season Wed., Sept. 10 at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. Members of the community who are interested in helping to provide musical education for children through public schools and supporting the Los Angeles Philharmonic Community Outreach Programs are invited. For […]

Joanne Nelson

Joanne Nelson was awarded Top Producer in April for Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks regional office. Nelson has been a Conejo Valley resident for more than 25 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and has a background as a travel and relocation specialist for an international corporation. She is actively involved local schools and community. With extensive […]

A little taste of Hawaii

ISLAND CELEBRATION —From left, Westlake Village residents Danny Chambers, Jennifer Guess, Lauren Guess and Florida resident Michael Kinney enjoy island cuisine and warm weather at the Westlake Village Four Seasons Hotel’s annual Labor Day weekend luau. The event, presented in conjunction with Four Seasons Resorts of Lana’i, included Hawaiian food, live music and performances by hula dancers.

Habitat for Humanity hosts gala

Habitat for Humanity Ventura County will hold a 25th anniversary gala at 5:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 25 at the Ronald Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. Tickets cost $150 and are available beginning Mon., Sept. 8. The event will include entertainment from Dick Van Dyke and the Vantastix, silent and live auctions, private tours of Air Force One and […]


THURS., SEPT. 4 Library Book Sale Woodland Hills Library hosts book sale, 22200 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. New, used books for adults, children. Every child receives free book. Paper bags provided or cloth bags for sale, $1; no plastic bags. All proceeds support library. Time: 10:00 AM Phone: […]

Prepare before adopting a dog

There’s good news, bad news and better news about pets. The good news: A recent report by the American Veterinary Medical Association found that about 63 percent of all households in the United States have a pet. The bad news: 5 to 7 million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year and about 3 to 4 million are euthanized. […]

Video offers safety tips for young travelers

Global Safe Haven Network invites the public to view the network’s new video and travel promotion, which can be found online at www.globalsafehaven.org. The network provides education, protection and support to young people who travel overseas.

Youth theater signing up for fall

Curtain Call Youth Theatre is accepting enrollment for two fall theater workshops. “The Shakespeare Workshop” is open to teens ages 10 to 19, and the “Junior Musical Theater Workshop” is open to children ages 7 to 12. Enrollment is $150 for each workshop. Classes start Mon., Sept. 8. Both classes will end with a weekend performance at Camarillo Community Theatre. […]

Kathi and Bob McLean

RE/MAX Olson & Associates would like to congratulate Kathi and Bob McLean for their sales production in the month of July totaling over $25 million. The McLeans have offered real estate representation for more than 25 years, specializing in the sales and marketing of renowned homes and estates throughout the Conejo Valley and San Fernando Valley. They can be reached […]

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