2017-07-27

The Magic of Science

IT’S A MAD, MAD WORLD!—Above, 4-year-old Vin Yalla of Agoura Hills gets a giggle out of the July 18 Summer Discovery Program show at the Agoura Hills Library. At left, mad scientist ‘Kosmo’Kimberlee Holland shows the effect of an air blower her face. The interactive educational program, titled “Fire and Ice,” was all about air pressure and the three states […]

Master suite with private retreat in remodeled Morrison Ranch home

Estate includes a pool/spa in the backyard, outdoor speakers plus a large overhang for shade

This remodeled Morrison Ranch estate has approximately 3,107 square feet, with three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms on a level street. The house features a large living room with vaulted ceilings and fireplace. The formal dining room has plantation shutters and hardwood floors. The remodeled kitchen features a granite center island with stove-top, cabinets with pullouts, a double oven, upgraded windows […]

Real estate specialists for seniors share tips on moving, selling

commentary /// Downsizing for aging adults

Seniors, is it time to sell your home? Are you thinking of selling your home to move to a senior supportive community? Perhaps you are considering moving in with an adult child who can help you with your needs as you grow older. Most seniors would prefer to continue living in their own home. Sometimes circumstances work against those preferences. […]

Westlake Trails villa on nearly half-acre lot has pool and spa

This Santa Barbara-style villa in Westlake Trails has views. The thoroughly remodeled house has five bedrooms, a gym and four bathrooms. The house has a verdant courtyard entrance and custom wood doors with hand-forged, wrought-iron accents as well as soaring beamed ceilings, built-in media centers, and hardwood and authentic terra cotta floors with hand-painted Spanish tiles. The open floor plan […]

Moorpark estate has entertainer’s backyard

This Palos Verdes model has five bedrooms and 5.5 baths and is in the Moorpark Country Club Estates. The floor plan flows from the open kitchen to the family room out to the entertainer’s backyard with pool and spa. The kitchen features a center island with granite counters. One bedroom and bathroom are downstairs for relatives to use. Upstairs is […]

Move-in-ready home in Thousand Oaks

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 the dining area open to the backyard, which […]

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Agent named one of America’s most productive sales associates

Lydia Gable of Lydia Gable Realty Group with Keller Williams Westlake Village was named one of America’s most productive sales volume associates in California as part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents, the newly issued ranking report produced by REAL Trends and sponsored by Zillow Group. The report ranks over 12,600 residential real estate professionals based solely on […]

Readers speak for and against animal shelter

I am writing in response to the July 20 letter from Rebecca Arvizu regarding the Agoura Animal Care Center. First, let me say I’m no apologist but I’ve been a volunteer there for nearly 10 years. She incorrectly uses the term “executioner” to describe shelter manager Denise Rosen, and lumps Agoura in with other highkill shelters in the county. I’m […]

LynnBrooke home has pool, spa for entertaining

No HOA fees for this property

This upgraded Thousand Oaks home features four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms and is approximately 2,560 square feet. The house is on a cul-de-sac in the LynnBrooke neighborhood. The living room is light and open. There is a formal dining room. The upgraded kitchen has granite counters, new stainless steel appliances and a family eating area. A spacious family room adjoins […]


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