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Equestrian Property



This home has three bedrooms and two baths and is located in a horse community. The house includes distressed wide-plank wood floors, newer carpet, a stonetrimmed pool and a koi pond. Horse facilities include a twostall barn with feed storage, turn-out arena area, tack room and a wash/hitch area. There is RV parking. For more information on this property, call […]

Adobe Days on lookout for volunteers



The city of Agoura Hills is looking for volunteers to help with the fourth annual Reyes Adobe Days festival, held from Fri., Oct. 3 through Sun., Oct. 5. Service organizations, church groups, youth groups, teens, businesses and individuals are welcome to help with preparation and the senior fiesta, teen dance, art gallery, parade, pancake breakfast, run, gymkhana and concert. For […]

Westlake High pitches music fundraiser



The Westlake High School Instrumental Music Boosters will host a casino night at 5:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4 at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5801 N. Kanan Road, Westlake Village. The event will feature craps, roulette, blackjack, and Texas Hold ’em poker, and dinner catered by Cisco’s Mexican restaurant. Separate poker tournaments will be held for adults ages 21 and older […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Vandals shattered two windows worth $750 at a school in the 29000 block of Laro Drive between Sept 8 and Sept. 9. A burglar stole a $300 satellite receiver and caused $250 in damages to a vehicle parked in the 29200 block of Fountainwood Street Sept 8. Someone in the 5000 block of Chesebro Road reported Sept 7 […]

The Movie Nut



  “Ghost Town” Rated: PG-13 I’ll admit to a few uncertain moments at the beginning of “Ghost Town.” I suspected a cheap knockoff of “Ghost”—the 1990 classic that, for me, defined a new, intelligent (after the goofiness of “Ghostbusters”) interpretation of the spirit world. “Ghost Town” begins suspiciously slapstick. For the record, this isn’t a spine-tingly “Sixth Sense” sort of […]

Flat Lot In Old Agoura



This one-acre flat lot with approved plans is located in custom equestrian Old Agoura. The owner will finance. For more information on this property, call Nona Green with Coldwell Banker at (818) 426-2292 or visit www.6021colodny dr.homestead.com.

Children take the spotlight at New West Symphony fundraiser



Children aren’t usually considered fans of classical music, but that old tune is changing. Supporters of the New West Symphony bid more than $150,000 on live and silent auction items last weekend as part of the organization’s annual Symphony of Wine fundraiser to support the group’s youth music programs. The Sept. 21 dinner and wine tasting at the Four Seasons […]

Red Oak awarded for excellence



Red Oak Elementary School fifth-grade teachers Marjorie Cohen and Erica White recently accepted a Constellation Award for the school’s Mock Congressional Hearings. The hearings were held at the Reagan Library and allowed students to study the constitution and testify before a panel of judges from the community. Fourth-grade teacher Pennie Sullivan was recognized for her organization of Oak Park elementary […]

Driver pleads not guilty in death of woman jogger



Nicholas LaGrotta, 23, pleaded not guilty to charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, DUI causing injury, and driving with 0.08 percent blood alcohol level and causing injury in connection with the death of a woman jogger last month in Thousand Oaks. During his Ventura County Superior Court arraignment, LaGrotta also denied two enhancement charges that would add three years […]

Randy Travis to perform at Pepperdine



Pepperdine University Center for the Arts will present country music star Randy Travis at 8 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 9 at the Malibu campus’ Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Travis is one of the 10 topselling solo country artists. He won a Gospel Music Association Dove Award and a Grammy for his album “Glory Train.” Cost is $65 for […]