2017-12-21

Las Virgenes welcomes new school board president



Las Virgenes Unified School District celebrated another year of public education at its recent reorganization meeting. At the Dec. 5 meeting, school officials welcomed Dallas Lawrence as next year’s board president. “I am incredibly honored to serve our community as president of the LVUSD Board of Education, and I know I speak for the entire district when I express my […]

How to use your home equity in retirement

COMMENTARY /// Understanding HELOC’s

(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 […]

Corrections required

Factual corrections are required of Tim Johnston’s letter praising President Trump and stating that it is his critics and not Republican doubters of him who need to “wake up.” Indeed, we critics of both political parties should accept that Trump is the president. But contrary to Johnston’s claim, Trump was not elected by “the people of this nation;” he was […]

A Calabasas Christmas story



A Calabasas native recently appeared live before a national television audience. Elie Samouhi, a 10-year-old student at Chaparral Elementary School, beat out hundreds of other actors, singers and dancers who auditioned on both coasts for roles in “A Christmas Story Live.” The Dec. 17 broadcast, which starred Maya Rudolph and Matthew Broderick, was inspired by both the 1983 movie “A […]

Advisor offers parents tips for college applications



Let’s be honest. The college process is overwhelming and stressful . . . for parents! It’s no wonder. Rising college costs and increased competition for admission make it harder than ever to guide our kids so they end up at the right college at the right price. Here’s my checklist for parents of college-bound teens. Run your own race It’s […]

New agent joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty welcomes Janet Dickey to the Thousand Oaks office. Dickey is pleased to work for a company that has a strong reputation built on integrity and trust, a staff to support each real estate transaction and a great company culture. Dickey’s area of expertise is the Conejo Valley. Her strengths are coaching buyers in the real […]

Grateful for regatta

I just wanted to extend a great big thank you to all the neighbors that participated in the Oak Park Holiday Parade and Regatta. This is our first year in Oak Park, and what a special treat it was to experience all the beautifully lit cars and boats. A fun tradition we’ll look forward to for years to come. Great […]

Agoura offers classes in 2018

The City of Agoura Hills will offer the following classes from Jan. 8 to Feb. 28 at the Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court. Call (818) 597-7361 or visit agourahillsrec.org for more information, Little Chefs classes for ages 3 through 5 will take place with Miss Devynn on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Attendees can learn the basics […]

Shopping for Chaparral

READY FOR BUSINESS—Burbank resident Ely Pouget organizes her vendor booth at the Chaparral Elementary Holiday Boutique on Nov. 30 at the Calabasas school.

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