Move-In Ready

This single-story four bedroom and two bathroom home is near schools and parks, and is move-in ready. The living room has vaulted ceilings is adjacent to the dining area and kitchen with a gas range, builtin microwave, stainless sinks, dishwasher and breakfast bar. Additional amenities include a two car garage with full-sized laundry facilities, copper plumbing, some dualpaned windows, mirrored […]

YMCAs receive cash donations

The Southeast Ventura County YMCA, serving the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley and Moorpark, received $70,000 from the Wood-Claeyssens Foundation based in Santa Barbara, which awards grants to nonprofit organizations in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. The Miller Family YMCA in Dos Vientos Ranch in Newbury Park received $20,000 of the grant. Over a period of five years, the foundation has […]


THURS., JAN. 8 Calabasas Chamber of Commerce Hosts breakfast, networking bingo at Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. $15 members, $18 first-time visitors. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.222.5680 Time: 7:15 a.m. Date: 1/8/2009 Democratic Club of Camarillo Meets at Orchid Building, 816 Camarillo Springs Road. Guest speakers Joe O’Neill, chair of Ventura County Democratic Central Committee; Brian Leshon, chair of […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills A person living in the 5800 block of Carell Avenue reported being the victim of identity theft. According to the report, filed Jan. 1, someone used the victim’s name and Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax form with the IRS, which now claims the resident owes back taxes. A burglar stole $25,000 worth of jewelry from […]

Young musicians to open for jazz legend

ALL THAT JAZZ—The Danny Janklow Group, from left, Danny Janklow, Jordan Seigal, Jamie Eblem and Nicole Saphos, will open for world-renowned jazz artist Stanley Clarke at The Canyon CLub Thurs., Jan. 15. Drummer Eblem is a senior at Agoura High School, and the other band members are graduates of AHS. Saxophonist Janklow and bass player Saphos attend Temple University. Pianist […]

End Unit Townhome

This two bedroom, two bath single-story townhome has been remodeled. It is an end unit and has an open floorplan, smooth ceilings, recessed lighting, raised panel doors, custom tile floors, upgraded neutral carpeting, crown molding, skylights and the interior has recently been painted. The windows, base boards, light switches and plugs have been replaced. The living room has a custom […]

Reach Out to Oak Park

The Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Oak Park High School presentation room (G9) at 899 Kanan Road. MAC minutes and agendas can be found at the website www.countyofventura.org/bos/ dist2.asp. You can also e-mail Linda.Parks@ventura.org. The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education meets in the high […]

Plan now for a 2009 wedding

The Bridal Premiere, a day of wedding exhibits and fashion shows, will be on Sun., Jan. 11 at the Hyatt Westlake, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and fashion shows will be at 12:30 and 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door and $8 at www.bridalpremiere.com. Discount coupons, good for up […]

Carpenter promoted to chief deputy

Cmdr. Dennis Carpenter, acting chief of police of Thousand Oaks, will be appointed to chief deputy of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department effective Feb. 8. “Dennis has done a truly outstanding job as police chief over the past four years. He played a key role in implementing City Council’s strong commitment to public safety,” Thousand Oaks City Manager Scott Mitnick […]

The Movie Nut

Not a dog lover? Go away. Because “Marley & Me” is a shamelessly gratuitous dog lover’s film based on the bestseller from columnist John Grogan, who made a living regaling his Labrador retriever’s exploits as “the world’s worst dog.” An upfront confession: I reside with three golden retrievers, which qualifies me as a “dog person.” My youngest dog uses the […]