Upgraded Morrison Estates home has barbecue bar area, pool, spa

This property in Morrison Estates-Sutton Valley is at the end of a cul-de-sac. The five- bedroom house features a huge entertainer’s backyard with Pebble Tec pool and spa, sport court, large lawn and barbecue center. The upgraded, 3,457-square-foot home has neutral designer paint, custom built-ins, hardwood floors, crown molding, recessed lighting and a light-and-bright floor plan. The entryway has a […]

New Belmont Village opens

Belmont Village Senior Living Calabasas will celebrate its grand opening from noon to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., March 24 and 25 at 24141 Ventura Blvd. At the event, the public can tour the community, get a “Taste of Belmont,” and learn about programs and services. The opening of Belmont Village’s 27th senior living community will also feature an official […]

Welcome to Calabasas, Tree City U.S.A.

The City of Calabasas has been named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, a nonprofit conservation and education organization that encourages people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees. Calabasas was named a Tree City USA because of its commitment to effective urban forest management. According to the foundation, trees provide many benefits to a community when […]


The Agoura Hills Library at 29901 Ladyface Court will offer the following free programs. Used book donations to the Book Cellar help fund these and other programs. For details or large-collection pickup, call (818) 584 7219. For more information on activities, call (818) 889-2278. Fri., March 23 at 9:30 a.m.: Music ’n Motion by Linnea Richards for babies and toddlers. […]

Thousand Oaks home with four bedrooms and three-car garage

This open, spacious home is on a cul-de-sac in the heart of Thousand Oaks and includes a private backyard and side yard. The downstairs family, dining and living rooms have natural light and cathedral ceilings. The first floor also includes a remodeled powder room and inside laundry room. The family room has a fireplace and wet bar. The kitchen opens […]


Domestic violence is here and it must be stopped

To say we are a country on edge is an understatement. When word broke last Saturday on social media of a shooting at The Oaks mall, many immediately assumed the worst: There was a person at the popular shopping center armed with a gun and seeking to kill indiscriminately. Several who were there at the mall have relayed stories of […]

Life after a weeklong stint of babysitting

Hot Flashes

In these sorry Chronicles of Yaya, you probably recall I was recently called to active duty when my daughter and son-in-law escaped to a foreign paradise. In a flash, I reported for service with my quality frying pan, real maple syrup, some rubber-ducky pajamas and enough Advil to ease every ache on the gams of all the Rockettes. And I […]

House with pool, spa on corner lot zoned for horses

This house is on a sweeping corner lot. The 2,720-square-foot home has five bedrooms and three baths on a 21,615-square-foot premium horse-zoned lot. The exterior has a pool, spa, plenty of room for horses and a huge gated and paved RV parking area with dump station. The interior features a gourmet island kitchen with new cabinets, granite counters and stainless […]

Take your Acorn on vacation

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