2018-01-18

Registration for fall 2018 opens in Las Virgenes schools



It may be the middle of winter, but for parents of children who will be entering transitional and traditional kindergarten in the fall, the time is now to register in Las Virgenes Unified School District. Las Virgenes classes start in August at all eight elementary schools, including Mariposa School of Global Education, a kindergarten-through-eighth-grade campus in Agoura Hills. Parents can […]

Dilbeck agent gets Realtor Emeritus award

40-year veteran

Branch manager Chuck Lech congratulated Millie Gordon, broker associate with Dilbeck Estates in Westlake Village, for receiving the Realtor Emeritus award from the National Association of Realtors. Debbie Hake, outgoing president of the Conejo, Simi, Moorpark Association of Realtors, presented the award at an annual event honoring local real estate industry leaders. The honor is in recognition of Gordon’s service […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Three men robbed Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant on Kanan Road the morning of Jan. 7. Security footage showed the thieves entering the premises after shattering the glass front door around 3 a.m. They stole a silver briefcase, an iPad mini and a cash register containing $200. They caused $1,000 in damage to the business and stole over $600 […]

Veterans expo

For those with pending VA claims

A Veterans Claims Expo will assist Ventura County veterans with pending claims with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Fri., Feb. 1. VA representatives will be on hand for one-on-one meetings from 9 a.m. to noon at the Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo, 1500 Temple Ave. The expo is sponsored by the office of Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Westlake […]

Educator workshop on reading

The Ventura County Reading Association will host “Reading Art as Text” educator workshop from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sat., Feb. 10 at the Camarillo Public Library community room, 4101 Los Posas Road. According to organizers, the goal of the workshop is to foster inquiry and critical thinking skills to promote literacy and a lifelong love of reading for for all […]

Simi Valley home has a custom sunroom

This turnkey, two-story home in west Simi Valley has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, 1,622 square feet of living space and a 4,596-square-foot drought-tolerant landscaped lot with views of the Simi hills. The house has a marble entry, living room and dining room with laminate flooring, fireplace, chandelier, a slider to the upper balcony/deck, vaulted ceilings and a breakfast nook with […]

It’s showtime for the new Westlake community park

$26 million— and 20 years— in the making


Westlake Village is preparing to roll out the red carpet for its new community sports park at Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Lindero Canyon Road, a grand municipal masterpiece that’s been 20 years in the making. The $26.2-million park will be dedicated by Westlake Village officials during a public ceremony and open house at noon Sun., Jan. 21. The project’s donors, […]

Contact your local sheriff’s department

From area code 818 (Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Chatsworth, Hidden Hills, West Hills and Westlake Village), call (818) 878-1808. From area code 310 (Malibu or Topanga), call (310) 456-6652. Oak Park is in Ventura County and is serviced by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. Call (805) 494-8200.

Dog fanciers, fancy this

Winterfest show for pooch patrons this weekend

The Ventura County Dog Fanciers Association will host its Winterfest Dog Show Cluster on Fri. through Sun., Jan. 19 to 21 at Seaside Park, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. The show begins at 8 a.m. all days. Check times for individual breeds at the website listed at end. Jan. 19 will have specialty shows for collies, Schipperkes, Great Pyrenees and […]

Selecting the school that’s best for the child

COMMENTARY /// School choice


National School Choice Week begins Jan. 21 and celebrates all types of schools and education environments for children and will raise awareness about the importance of opportunity in K-12 education. Nationwide, 32,240 different events and activities, such as open houses, school fairs and information sessions, will take place, with an estimated attendance of 6.7 million people. National School Choice Week […]


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