Don’t dog paddle

Swimmers open
season at Rio Mesa

The smells of sunscreen and chlorine filled the air as about 1,000 swimmers from 10 high schools congregated for the Spartan Relays on March 2 at Rio Mesa. This was the 18th annual meet at Rio Mesa, and it’s the sport’s unofficial season opener in Acorn country. Swimmers from Rio Mesa, Westlake, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Moorpark and Royal competed […]

Assembly race kicks off

The race is on to fill the 45th Assembly District seat vacated in January by Democrat Matt Dababneh, accused of sexual misconduct while in office. The West Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum on Feb. 21 to introduce the seven candidates who will appear on the ballot in a special election on April 3. The two-hour event was held […]

Westlake Village eyes another new park

After the completion of the Westlake Village Community Park, the Westlake Village City Council has turned its focus on building another park, but this one will be a little different. The Lindero Linear Park will be on Lindero Canyon Road between Foxfield Drive and Agoura Road, on the flood channel, or east side of the street. Where there is now […]

Pet of the Week

That’s her Cue

Golden arches hovering

Touching many lives, one meal at a time

COMMENTARY /// Service to the community

When she opened the door, her unsteady gait, bent back and wrinkled face were evidence of many decades lived. But my first impression of Doris was her lovely smile when I told her I was delivering food from Meals on Wheels. I’m a member of the Rotary Club of Westlake Village. Meals on Wheels is one of the community projects […]


Custom North Ranch home has gourmet kitchen with two dishwashers

Entertainer’s backyard features a pool, waterfall, barbecue area

This North Ranch custom home has a grand foyer with a spiral staircase to the second floor. The foyer also opens to the living room with vaulted ceilings and natural light, custom crown moldings and views of the pool and an oak tree. The first floor has a huge family room with a built-in unit plus fireplace, a wine bar […]