2018-02-22

Increased cop presence brings more tickets



Drivers passing through Westlake Village will want to keep a close eye on the speed limit. They’re more likely to get a ticket there than they were a few months ago. A five-year study of Westlake Village traffic conditions undertaken by the city’s public safety advisory board in 2012 resulted in a recommendation to the City Council that Westlake more […]

Juried art show for students

Junior and senior high school students in the greater Conejo Valley can enter the Conejo Valley Student Awards Juried Art Show. The show is sponsored by the Agoura Hills Cultural Arts Council and Westlake Village Art Guild. The annual art competition awards cash prizes and is open to students in public and private schools throughout the area, including Calabasas. The […]

Berkshire Hathaway agent honored as No. 1 top producer

Closed more transactions and highest dollar amount in 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Home- Services California Realty has announced that Elizabeth Eversen achieved No. 1 top producer honors in 2017, closing more transactions and highest dollar volume than any other BHHS real estate agent in Camarillo and West Ventura County. Eversen closed 35 units that totaled more than $23 million in volume. This is the third consecutive year that Eversen has […]

The restorative power of music

PLAY ON— Agoura High student and violinist Anna Johnson, center, meets with two appreciate residents at Meadowbrook Senior Living Center in Agoura Hills after a recent concert by Anna and the nonprofit group she formed, Harmonic Youth Orchestra. The group plays frequently at various community venues, mainly for the elderly. Their website is hycm.weebly.com and their performances can be seen […]

Large dogs to have their day in Westlake



Westlake Village’s long-awaited dog park is on track to open within the next few months, but at a meeting Feb. 14 the City Council voted to modify the plans for the park, which has been under construction since last August. The park, which will be at Agoura Road and Oak Crest Drive, spans 1.2 acres and will be divided into […]

We’re a little bit Wifi, a little bit Model T

Hot Flashes

The curly grandkid with Albert Einstein hair appeared concerned. “Hey, Yaya,” the 6-year-old asked, “ya think this gym has Wi-Fi?” Attending his brother’s Saturday morning basketball game at Redwood Middle School brought the crazy one and me—not so cute and maybe crazier—together in techy quandary. With serious bed head on duty and a little leftover doughnut sprinkle on his chin, […]

Calabasas townhome is an end unit with large lake frontage

Private courtyard opens to views

This townhome is on a cul-desac in a lakeside community in Calabasas. On one of the larger lots, originally a single-story end unit, the floor plan has views of the lake from each living area. The glass door entryway leads from a private courtyard and opens directly to lake views. The interior has neutral colors and hardwood floors throughout the […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 23: Dance marathon- Silent Disco/G building/6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 24: District jazz festival/ main stage/7 p.m. Wed., Feb. 28: Senior info meeting and picture/gym/8:45 a.m. Calabasas Coyotes Sat., Feb. 24: Regional dance competition/Saugus High School Wed., Feb. 28: Freshman class fundraiser/Health Nut Black History Month movie screening/10:39 a.m. AP U.S. history info meeting/ lecture hall/12:29 p.m. […]

Cougar attacks and kills mini horse



Livestock owners are being urged to secure their animals in enclosed pens after a mountain lion killed a miniature horse this week in Newbury Park, the latest livestock to fall prey to the area’s cougar population. On Feb. 18, a male adult cougar believed to be P-55—the same puma that showed up in a Westlake Village backyard two weeks ago—snuck […]

YMCA flag football champs

ALL WINS, NO LOSSES—The Browns win the Conejo Valley YMCA flag football third- and fourth-grade Super Bowl championship on Feb. 10. The win capped off an undefeated season for the team. Coach Rob Graves stands behind his players. Top row, from left: Carson Sheffer, Will Fox, Cole Mitchell and Kaden Graves. Bottom row: Hayden Katz, Merek Lieberthal, Riley Holder and […]


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