2018-05-17

A lucky night for local charities

St. Paschal Baylon Men’s Club will host its annual Texas Hold’em poker tournament and casino night Sat., May 19 in the parish hall at 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Doors will open for check-in at 6:15 p.m., followed by the poker tournament at 7 p.m. The fundraiser will have card and casino games, roulette and craps, hosted by professional […]

Sense appeal when selling

When prospective buyers stop by to see a house, they’ll be barraged by a variety of sights, sounds and smells. Some of these sensations will immediately capture their attention, while others may register on a subconscious level. The encouraging thing to keep in mind is that you can control many aspects of how visitors experience your home. Here are a […]

When to call 911

Recently, Liberty Canyon had one of the most potentially serious threats in our sleepy community in 40 years. We want to thank the police, rescue and various units that responded rapidly to protect the public from the 911 call received involving a weapon. We deeply thank the police, who rapidly arrived and stayed through the night. The threat of a […]

Spring has sprung at farmers markets

Spring brings fresh offerings and changes to the Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association. The unpredictable weather last year affected many of the fruits and their cycles so farmers are assessing their crops and the availability and seasonal changes that come along with it. Gregory Mizuno of Mizuno Farms, which offers a variety of fruits including blackberries, nectarines and peaches, […]

Running the Promenade

The Promenade at Westlake will host the inaugural We Run The Promenade race Sat., May 19 in the parking lot in front of Vintage Grocers, 100 Promenade Way, Thousand Oaks. Check-in is 7 a.m. The pre-run stretch begins at 8 a.m. and the 5K run commences at 9 a.m. The post-run stretch is set for 10 a.m. During the event, […]

Team Fitzgerald consistently ranks in the top 10 at Berkshire Hathaway

The Fitzgerald Team started in the real estate industry in 1985, when Tim Fitzgerald became licensed as a broker. Members of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise ( formerly Prudential) since 2011, Tim and Kevin Fitzgerald have consistently ranked in the top 10 Realtors in the company individually and the No. 2 team with BHHS California Realty. In 2017, the Fitzgerald Team […]

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 […]


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