2018-03-29

Tips for finding ideal properties in Conejo Valley

COMMENTARY /// Real estate investments

There are countless advantages to investing in real estate, especially properties within the ever-popular Conejo Valley real estate market. With home prices rising, the Conejo Valley real estate market is doing better than ever before. Known for its good financing, high quality of homes and award-winning school districts, the Conejo Valley is a great place to consider investing in local […]

Trips, meetings for bird lovers

The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will offer the following activities. Field trips start at 8 a.m. Attendees are advised to bring binoculars or contact the listed leader in advance if loaners are required. For more information, visit conejovalleyaudubon.org. Mon., April 2 at 7:30 p.m., public radio journalist Loretta Williams will present “Return of the Socorro Dove” at the Western Foundation […]

Thieves hit local cars

Eight cars were broken into along Calabasas Road the night of March 16, the sheriff’s department said. Thieves hit three cars parked outside Lovi’s Delicatessen and five parked at The Commons shopping center and stole valuables that had been left inside. Footage from security cameras in the parking lot of Lovi’s showed a silver or grey four-door sedan entering the […]

At the library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free activities at 200 Civic Center Way. There will be no tutoring programs from Sat., March 31 through April 7. Story time is cancelled Wed., April 25. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Thurs., April 5 and 26 at noon, Yoga and You. Bring yoga mat/large towel. Sat., April 7 […]

Totally reconstructed home with environmentally-friendly additions

New construction homes are rarely available in an established community like Las Posas Estates. This 1962 house has been completely reconstructed into a brand-new home that sits on almost two-thirds of an acre. The home sits above the street with an approach from a circular drive. The open concept floor plan provides seamless transitions between living spaces. The home is […]

Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park will host its 51st annual Easter sunrise service at 6 a.m. Sun., April 1 at 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The nondenominational service, sponsored by the Conejo Valley Interfaith Association, is free and open to the community. Hillside luminaries above the service will be in a cross shape symbolizing the new life of […]

LVMWD certified

California’s Special District Leadership Foundation recently renewed the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District District’s Transparency Certificate of Excellence for the third time. The foundation is an independent nonprofit formed to promote good governance and best practices among California’s special districts through certification, accreditation and other recognition programs. The group’s transparency certification requires special districts to renew every two years to […]

Great day, Great race!

Coldwell Banker agent receives company award for top agents

Pat Helton, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westlake Village, received the International President’s Circle Award at the North Ranch Country Club on March 16 from Joanne MacDonald, branch manager of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village office. Helton ranked in the top 5 percent of all Coldwell Banker agents worldwide for 2017, based on her outstanding production […]

Temple takes on new new Torah scroll



There is a special scroll at Temple Adat Elohim. Letter for letter, this Torah is exactly the same as the congregation’s other Torahs, but this one is distinctive because it’s one of only 15 worldwide that has been scribed (written) by a woman. The Thousand Oaks synagogue commissioned soferet, or female scribe, Linda Coppleson in December 2016 to create the […]


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