Morrison Ranch home has gated pool and spa

This solar-powered Morrison Ranch Estates 502 Model home will help keep a family cool all summer without emptying the pocket book. The Mediterranean property, flanked by palms, is close both the award-winning Willow Elementary School and shopping. The property has an updated kitchen and stainless steel appliances. The breakfast area and family room both lead to the gated pool and […]

Updated Thousand Oaks home with openfloor plan is move-in ready

This updated five-bedroom home is in the heart of Thousand Oaks. The open floor plan includes a large gourmet kitchen with Viking six-burner range/oven, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The entire home has been freshly painted. New carpet was installed last month. The living room has a fireplace. The kitchen and dining area open to the backyard, which has […]

Coldwell Banker opens a new office in Moorpark

Coldwell Banker Quality Properties has opened a new office, 718 Los Angeles Ave., Moorpark. The office is serving the Ventura County market as a member of the Coldwell Banker Quality Properties organization. “The addition of the new Coldwell Banker Quality Properties office will further strengthen the Coldwell Banker presence in the Ventura County market, Coldwell Banker is pleased to add […]

Tapping into home equity can help stretch a nest egg

COMMENTARY/// Finances

Most of us save and plan for decades to enjoy the period of our life when we no longer need to go into the office and work an eight-hour day for a paycheck. But even with those decades of hard work, it can be tough to save up enough cash to cover all your costs in retirement. Many soon-to-be-retirees face […]

New pastors appointed to Westlake church

The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village welcomes two new pastors effective July 1. The Rev. Gary Alan Dickey, senior pastor since 2003, is retiring from full-time ministry after serving churches in the California Pacific Annual Conference for 48 years. The Rev. Brian Long, associate pastor, is now be the senior pastor at the Yorba Linda UMC. He has been […]

Worshipping in nature

Temple Ner Simcha will host Shabbat Under the Stars from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., July 7 at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. There is no charge to attend. Rabbi Michael Barclay and cantorial soloist Benny Lipson will lead the outdoor service. Attendees can bring a picnic dinner to eat before the service. For more information, […]

Adventist Church to serve free lunch, screen film on memory loss

The Thousand Oaks Seventhday Adventist Church will host a free vegetarian luncheon at 12:45 p.m. followed by the showing of a filmed lecture at 2 p.m. Sat., July 8 at the church, 480 W. Gainsborough Road. In the film, Neal Barnard, M.D., president and founder of the Washington, D.C.-based Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine, will discuss “Protect Your Memory.” The […]

The dudes abide

Locals boost
Conejo Oaks college baseball team

The dog days of summer invoke memories of camping trips, barbecues . . . and Conejo Oaks baseball games. The Oaks, the Conejo Valley’s college wood-bat baseball team, has once again made itself comfortable near the top of the California Collegiate League standings. “I’ve been on the team for a while, and this is one of the better teams we’ve […]

Panther joins Eagles’ crew

Park-Sherman is
rookie head coach for Oak Park girls’ basketball squad

Doris Park-Sherman is still in awe of how quickly her dream came to fruition. The former Newbury Park High girls’ basketball star, who played hoops at Pepperdine University, began her coaching career four years ago in Chicago. Park-Sherman spent her first two years coaching club basketball in the Windy City. She coached the girls’ junior varsity and frosh-soph squads at […]

Historical society names winners of scholarship essay contest

The Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society awarded two high school seniors with scholarships the week of June 5 for their exemplary essays describing how the past shapes the present and their view of the future. Students at Agoura and Calabasas high schools were asked to write about “How [they] feel the study of history (local, national and/or international) has influenced [their] […]

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