$48-million property may be subdivided

Greenfield Ranch in Hidden Valley a ‘tough sale’

A 452-acre ranch in Hidden Valley that has served as a backdrop for numerous Hollywood films and television shows could be subdivided if the property isn’t sold soon, according to the listing agent. Greenfield Ranch at 1388 W. Potrero Road has been on and off local real estate listings since 2005. Its current price tag: $48 million. Greenfield is the […]

Final word on Ahmanson Ranch

I was puzzled by the comments of Mr. Bass (“ Second thoughts about Ahmanson”) regarding what was arguably the most successful land conservation battle in recent years in the Los Angeles area. He asserts that opposition to the project from Los Angeles County residents averse to more traffic was “as much about green money as green virtue,” and cites recent […]

Don’t be afraid to question prescriptions

Because some commonly prescribed medications can be harmful for older adults, people age 65 and older should question whether they should be taking the medications they’re taking. The human body changes as it gets older. These changes can increase the chances of having side effects from certain drugs. For example, the liver or kidneys may not function quite as well […]

Rockin’ and a-joggin’ to help the school


Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Thieves removed tires and lug nuts from two cars parked on Yankee Drive and Country Glen Road Dec. 1. One of the tires was found down the street. A vandal caused $ 4,500 in damage destroying inflatable Christmas decorations on Lake Lindero Drive Dec. 1. Someone caused $ 700 in damage tampering with a vehicle parked on Willow […]

Girls display healthy attitude toward their favorite sport

EYE ON THE BALL—Top, Vivianna Lopez-Colmenero of Inglewood warms up during a softball clinic run by Softball Factory at Agoura High School on Dec. 8. Above, Raven Hill, left, of Rancho Cucamonga and Rabeckah Gomez of Walnut congratulate each other after competing in a 30-yard dash. Professional coaches evaluated each player and helped them improve their game during the clinic.

Cellists, vocalist to perform at church concert

Pastor to tell the story of Christmas

The United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks will present “Christmas Celli: A Celebration” at 4 p.m. Sun., Dec. 15 at the church, 1000 E. Janss Road. The concert will have Christmas carols, Hanukkah celebrations and “Nutcracker” ballet specials. An ensemble of cellists, students of Dr. Joyce Geeting, along with tenor soloist Michael Falcone will perform. The Rev. Steve Peralta, church […]

School choir gives musical gift

It wouldn’t be Christmas without Alan Rose leading the Westlake High School choir in its annual holiday concert program. The event took place Dec. 5, 6 and 7 at the school’s Carpenter Family Theater. Rose gives both the students and their families the gift of music. “Music is a feeling, and feelings we don’t forget,” he said at the outset […]

Youth, adults recognized in Westlake

The City of Westlake Village is accepting nominations for its annual citizen and youth recognition programs. The programs give recognition to youths and adults who have worked to improve the quality of life in the community. Children who are elementary to high school age are eligible to be honored in the youth program. Individuals nominated must be residents of the […]