2018-02-15

Simi Valley home has landscaped backyard with waterfall, patio

This luxury-built five-bedroom, five-bath Brentwood estate in Simi Valley has over 4,100 square feet and is on a private cul-de-sac with views of the mountains and city lights. The grand foyer has two-story volume ceilings, an iron circular staircase and travertine flooring. The formal dining room has a private wine tasting room with custom built-in wine storage and bar. The […]

Lewis is high-flyer for Oaks Christian boys’ basketball team



A charging rhinoceros might be the only sight scarier than Talin Lewis galloping down the court, ready to throw down a slam dunk. Lewis, a senior forward for Oaks Christian High’s boys’ basketball team, helped the Lions qualify for the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A playoffs. Oaks Christian (17-10 at press time) played St. Joseph on Wednesday in the first round, […]

Police on lookout for ATM ‘jackpotting’



Sheriff ’s investigators in Ventura County have broken up scams involving crooks who use ATM skimming devices to steal people’s passwords and raid their bank accounts. But local fraud investigators say they’ve yet to see cases involving a more sophisticated scheme in which the thief plants malware inside an automatic teller machine that prompts it to dole out cash like […]

Poster contest

The ninth annual poster contest for the 2018 Ventura County Fair is open to young artists in grades five through 12 who live in Ventura County. This year’s theme is “A Country Fair with Ocean Air.” The entry deadline is Fri., April 6. The fair will run from Aug. 1 through 12. Artwork may be created in any medium, but […]

Coldwell Banker agent is top producer

Sue Ruttenberg is a dynamic veteran and consistent multimillion-dollar producer with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Westlake Village office. She is a knowledgeable, service-oriented professional whose reputation in the community speaks for itself. Branch manager Joanne MacDonald recently congratulated Ruttenberg for listing and sales production exceeding $4.2 million in one month. Ruttenberg was also recognized in 2017 for top office […]

Administrators turn playwright for benefit

Stage fundraiser to help schools


“Now Boarding,” a festival of unique plays to benefit the Las Virgenes Unified School District performing arts, is coming Feb. 24 to the Agoura High campus. One of the plays was written by an Agoura High School student, and all of the performances will feature student actors. The funds raised from the production will be used to support the performing […]

District opts out of Rancho Simi program



After decades of contracting with Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District to run its before- and after-school programs, Oak Park Unified School District has voted to operate its own AM/PM program. About 30 percent of families with children attending Oak Park schools use AM/PM. The OPUSD Board of Education voted last month to run the program in-house, a move that […]

Bartholomew “Bart” Joseph Lennehan Jr.

BARTHOLOMEW “BART” JOSEPH LENNEHAN, JR. passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on June 17, 2017 at the age of 79. Bart was born on November 20, 1937 in New Britain, CT to Bartholomew and Rose (Jurczyk) Lennehan, their only child. He was raised in Calforiania, where he gained his love for the desert and being outdoors. In 1955 […]

Century 21 veteran ranked No. 1 nationwide

Will receive Grand Centurion Award in April

The national list has been published and Century 21 LLC has announced that Ventura County sales associate Tina Hare finished No. 1 nationwide for her 2017 production. She will be honored at the company’s global convention in April held in Orlando, where she will be recognized for her No. 1 status and will receive the Grand Centurion Award for her […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 16: Staff development day-no school Mon., Feb. 19: Presidents Dayno school Tues., Feb. 20: Junior Java/ main quad/10:20 to 10:30 a.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 16: Staff development day-no school Mon., Feb. 19: Presidents Dayno school Tues., Feb. 20: STEM information night/media center/6 p.m. Wed., Feb. 21: Junior class fundraiser/Pick Up Stix Junior movie night/the Commons/ […]


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