2017-08-17

Rodeo Round-Up

RIDE ‘EM COWBOYS!—At top, the bull Mama’s Boy throws Armando Rodriguez during the PRCA Rodeo at the Ventura County Fair on Aug. 13. Above, brave Matt Deskovick jumps on a steer during the steer-wrestling event. At right, Eric Brown lassos a steer during the tie-down roping.

Watch the sunset from a saddle

ACORN SERIES /// Day Trippers


This series features fun local activities to enjoy in your free time. The grasslands of Rancho Potrero take on an ethereal golden glow as the sun fades behind the Conejo hills. At Rocking K Horse Rentals, you can take in the light show with your special someone on a sunset horseback ride. Situated next to the Rancho Potrero and Rancho […]

ROCKIN’ TRIBUTES

Story time at Chumash museum

Chumash storyteller Alan Salazar will entertain children and adults with tales from precolonial California Sat., Aug. 19 at the Oakbrook Park Chumash Indian Museum, 3290 Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks. Salazar will present shows at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. under a canopy of an over 200-year-old oak grove. Visitors can also check out the museum’s collection of […]

Symposium to address hip, knee replacement

West Hills Hospital and Medical Center will host an Orthopedic and Neuro Symposium from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. Wed., Aug. 23 in the auditorium at Corporate Pointe, 8413 Fallbrook Ave., West Hills. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about advances in hip and knee replacements as well as solutions for knee, hip, neck and back pain. The schedule: 4:30 […]

Emerald Pointe home has large bonus room

Master bathroom features two walk-in closets with professional organizers

This six-bedroom, 4.5-bath Emerald Pointe home with views was built in 2004. The house has 4,453 square feet with an open and spacious floor plan. The master suite has a retreat, view windows and a view balcony to see the nearby Fourth of July fireworks show. The master bathroom has two large walk-in closets with professional organizers, a deep soaking […]

Chase opens

NEW TENANT—Chase Bank employees seek business for their new branch that opened Aug. 8 at the Westlake Village Marketplace shopping center. The bank at 5794 Lindero Canyon Road is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It’s the 12th Chase branch in the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys.

All about Conejo Valley mobile home parks

Many people are unaware of the number of mobile home parks that are in the Conejo Valley. In fact, this area has nine parks, each with its own unique characteristics. Vallecito MHP is on Old Conejo Road, about a mile from the Wendy Drive freeway exit and next to Pepper Tree Park in Newbury Park. Nestled against the hills, Vallecito […]

Estate is beside open space preserve

Upgraded home has gated courtyard

At the end of a cul-de-sac next to the vast Hillcrest Open Space Preserve, this expansive Estates at Mountain View single-story home offers mountain views from the front, side and back yards. Only one neighbor sits on its west side. Past the estate’s secluded and gated courtyard, one enters through the mahogany beveled glass door. Inside are solid hardwood floors, […]

Calabasas townhome has no units above or below

Private garage with auto opener

This Calabasas townhome is an upper end unit with a light and open floor plan with one bedroom and one bathroom and approximately 1,000 square feet. No other townhomes are above or below this unit. The unit is in the Las Virgenes Park neighborhood. This townhome features a large living room with a woodburning fireplace and vaulted ceiling. A formal […]


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