Agoura Hills City Council goes business-friendly

Sign ordinance relaxed due to economic slowdown

The economy’s continued downward spiral has prompted the Agoura Hills City Council to temporarily suspend its sign ordinance and allow businesses to display a wider range of advertising banners for the next three months. The City Council also voted to lift banner permit fees until Jan. 22, 2009 to help the businesses. According to Mike Kamino, Agoura Hills director of […]

Comedy fundraiser benefits cancer efforts

More than 200 people attended “Stand Up for Cancer Survivors, a FUNdraiser to benefit The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura,” held Sept. 14 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Scherr Forum. The event raised more than $8,500. Merv Kopp, a three-year cancer survivor and event organizer, was invited to speak about his experiences at a recent meeting of the board of […]

Marmonte standings

City celebration brings Westlake Village alive

'This is one of my favorite things in the city. It has that hometown feel.' — Tami Miller Celebration co-chair

Hundreds of families turned out last Sun., Oct. 26, to celebrate the Westlake Village community. The sixth Westlake Village City Celebration, held at the city’s civic center, featured six events—running races, pancake breakfast, carnival and fair, haunted house, and boutique and magic show. “This is one of my favorite things in the city. It has that hometown feel, and I […]

Measure R pros and cons

I am a student at Oak Park High School. Our teachers are really great but the schools deserve to be fixed. It would really help us because we don’t want the schools to fall down. We really need air conditioning in the gym. We have two fans and they hardly help at all. I ask the voters to vote yes […]

Bill and Elizabeth Avery

Joice Corridori, Manager, Sotheby’s International Realty, Ventura County Brokerage, is pleased to announce the return of Bill and Elizabeth Avery to the Westlake Village office. Both California natives, the Averys have called Ventura County and the Conejo Valley their home for the past 17 years. They have exceptional knowledge of the local real estate market and have earned a reputation […]


A LITTLE FRIGHTENING—Above, Kai Hood, 5, gets a big scare from haunted house ghoul Robyn Marks of Oak Park High School during the annual Westlake Village City Celebration last weekend at city hall. See page 17 for story and more photos. Below, 2month-old Charlie Ames finds himself in a land of giants at the Community Garden pumpkin patch in Oak […]

Light candles for Alzheimer’s

A “Candles of Care” candle lighting ceremony to remember those with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 13 at Sunrise Assisted Living, 3101 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and the National Commemorative Candle Lighting is an annual event of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. The ceremony remembers […]

Tri-Valley standings

Westlake Village 2008 CITY CELEBRATION

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