2018-06-07

Westlake Village officials growing fond of their trees



The Westlake Village City Council voted last week to expand its protection of trees throughout the city. The city already has an ordinance in place that designates all oak trees as heritage trees—those that have a significant aesthetic, ecological or historical value. The passage of the new ordinance allows city staff and members of the public to nominate other trees […]

A Dynasty is born

CHAMPS!—The WAGS Dynasty softball team tookfirst place in the U-12 division playoffs. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Keira O’Connor, Peyton Sewell, Brodie Rogers and Joli Posey. Back row: Coach Kevin Harley, Dannon Akhlaghi, Caroline Habermann, Avery Pryor, Rebecca Toporoff, coach Melissa Coogan, Sabrina Seal, Kaitlyn Bartlow, manager Alyse Bartelstone and Kate Harley.

Young composer to debut original sci-fi opera

John Haukoos is comfortable communicating in seven languages and has a working knowledge of several others. But the one that truly speaks to him is the language of music. The 24-year old Agoura native, who started writing music when he was 6, will debut his first opera, “The Dream Maker,” at 7:30 p.m. Sat., June 9 at Hillcrest Center for […]

Morrison Ranch residence has tropical oasis in backyard

This house is on a quiet street in South Meadows Morrison Ranch. The house has four bedrooms and four baths. Inside are a formal entry, light and bright open floor plan and large rooms. Outside are a pool and landscaped grounds. The spacious home has maple wood flooring accented with Italian marble tile. Amenities include three marble fireplaces, recessed lighting […]

Community supports Santa Monica Mountains Fund

Golfers will give it their best shot

Golfers can swing into action during the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s ninth annual Golf Classic from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon., June 11 at the Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. The event will include breakfast, contests, lunch, hosted cocktail reception and dinner, live auction, opportunity drawings and an awards presentation. New this year is […]

English Car Company plants flag in Agoura Hills

Customers receive royal treatment with monthly tea and demonstration event

British car enthusiasts in Southern California have a new place to meet and compare notes about their machines with the recent opening of the English Car Company in Agoura Hills. The new facility at 28714 Canwood St. showcases a collection of British motorcars, including entries from Jaguar, Mini Cooper, McLaren, MG and Lotus. The facility’s retail store sells car care […]

Newbury Park home is at the top of a cul-de-sac in a gated community

Backyard has flagstone patio and deck

This home is at the top of a cul-de-sac in the gated community of Estancia in Newbury Park. The house is on a private lot with a viewing deck. The yard has a pool/spa, an outdoor kitchen with a solid patio cover with heaters, fireplace, barbecue, refrigerator, kegerator and ice maker. The exterior includes a neutral-tone flagstone patio and decking, […]

Developer seeks input on Agoura Hills plan

California Commercial Investment Group Inc., a Westlake Village-based real estate development firm, will host a June 12 community forum to gain input on a proposal to build homes, shops and offices on the 18-acre open lot at the southeast corner of Kanan and Agoura roads in Agoura Hills. The Ave development will comprise 118 multifamily residential units, 40,000 square feet […]

Hearts4Mercy hosts fundraiser for Uganda

The Los Angeles-based charity support group Hearts4Mercy will hold a fundraiser at 5 p.m. Sun., June 10 at 30125 Agoura Road, Agoura. The event is in support of Mercy Childcare, a nongovernmental organization operating in Kampala, Uganda. The benefit will feature live music and dance, an African marketplace, refreshments and a special performance by Ugandan recording artist Wilson Bugembe. All […]


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