In support of Rancho Simi

I know that we are not the only family that is enormously grateful for the facilities, activities and dedicated caring individuals of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. For decades they have continued to be an integral part of our community, bringing so much to us and our neighbors. It is the thoughtful, creative guidance that the Simi board […]

Garden club scholarship lunch

The Westlake Village Garden Club will hold its annual installation and scholarship luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tues., June 5 at the Hyatt Regency Westlake, Vista Room, 880 S. Westlake Blvd, Westlake Village. The luncheon theme is “Silver and Succulents.” The club will install the new officers and introduce the three students who have been awarded scholarships and will transfer to […]

Rule the pool

Swimmers at
Westlake, Agoura, Viewpoint dazzle at section meet

The third time was the charm for Jeremy Marcin. After missing a state qualifying time in the boys’ 100-yard butterfly by 0.03 second at last year’s CIF-Southern Section finals in Riverside, the Westlake High junior clocked an All- American time of 48.99 seconds on May 12 to claim silver in the Division 2 race and punch his ticket to the […]

South Shore Hills home with pool and spa

This house in South Shore Hills has five bedrooms and three bathrooms in over 2,800 square feet. The house sits at the end of a long gated driveway with a three-car garage. There is space for parking and for the kids to play in the private and secluded front yard. The front and back of the 13,000-square-foot lot features new […]

Park district has failed Oak Park

After serving honorably for 25 years on the LAPD, I became a park ranger for the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. Originally I was assigned as a full-time ranger in Oak Park. Over time I came to realize that most of the other park rangers were lazy and useless. Ranger Jimmy Rosales is an exception. Rangers would typically avoid […]

WAGS snags the gold

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champs Calabasas and Newbury Park begin postseason journeys this week

The stage is set for playoff baseball. Calabasas High (18-10 overall) plays host to Damien at 3:15 p.m. today in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 postseason. The Coyotes, Marmonte League cochampions with Newbury Park, won their final six league games to earn a Marmonte crown and a home playoff opener. “It kind of feels like we […]

Thousand Oaks hilltop home has three balconies, canyon views

Four-bedroom house at end of cul-de-sac

This home in Thousand Oaks is in the hilltop neighborhood of Kevington at the end of quiet culde sac. The 2,473-square-foot house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The entertainer’s home has unobstructed views of the canyon from the huge front deck, living room, dining area and bedrooms. The house has an open floor plan, natural light, double-door glass entry, […]

Bond measure will protect the state’s future

On Tues., June 5, you will be able to vote on Proposition 68, a $4.1-billion ballot measure that will provide funds toward parks, the environment and water projects throughout California. This is a simple majority vote, general obligation bond. As a bond, it is paid back through the state’s general fund over a 20- to 30-year period of time. It […]


Gardening talk blooms in Conejo The Master Gardeners of Ventura County will host the following talks at the Grant Brimhall Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. California Natives and so Much More!” will take be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thurs., May 23. Attendees can learn about plants that thrive and grow in Southern California. Discussion will include plant […]