Westlake hopes to drive reinvestment in biz park

Changes would permit mixed use

A decade-old plan to repurpose 200 acres of commercial and industrial land in the City of Westlake Village could clear a path for as many as 1,000 new apartments and condos. Last week, city officials hosted a scoping meeting for the North Business Park Specific Plan to discuss the latest iteration of the land-use document. The area bordered by Thousand […]

Acorn columnist writes comic spy caper

Acorn columnist Sally Carpenter has published her fifth adult mystery novel, “Flower Power Fatality,” a retro-cozy mystery and the first book in the Psychedelic Spy series. Set in 1967 in Yuletide, Indiana, Noelle McNabb is an actress at the Country Christmas Family Fun theme park. Her routine life with her family and cat is disrupted when a stranger slumps across […]


Calabasas High School

Number of Graduates 477 Valedictorians Henna Ahmed, Maria Ahmed, Sonya Azimi, Abigail Barber, Lucas Bartok, Jacob Bershatski, Catherine Chomyk, Aidan Denlinger, Amanda Feenberg, Allyson Gerard, Vidish Gupta, Ellie Haber, James Ioannou, Matthew Jaysen, Nicholas Kahn, Cameron Klein, Megan Lackey, Rachel Lackey, Haley Mark, Donya Mazdeyasnan, William Miller, Eden Moyal, Ava Naziri, Nhat Nguyen, Dorian Saisse, Ethan Shanfeld, Eashan Sharma, Suraj […]

Brass is boss in Dave Koz tour July 6

Saxophone superstar Dave Koz has assembled a powerhouse lineup of brass players for the Summer Horns Tour 2018 at 8 p.m. Fri., July 6 in the Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Following the Summer Horns Tours of 2013 and 2014, this year’s concert will have the same high-level energy delivering hits, including songs […]

Simi Valley residence has library with fireplace

Home features leaded glass entry, crown molding, plantation shutters, art niches

This gated Glenmeadow luxury single-story home is on a private cul-de-sac in northeast Simi Valley with views of Whiteface Mountain. The sprawling floor plan has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in over 3,800 square feet of living space on an approximately 21,780-square-foot lot. Amenities include a leaded glass entry, wood and travertine flooring, crown moldings, custom baseboards, volume ceilings, custom […]

Oak Park Unified School District welcomes new principals

Turnover unique for OPUSD

There are seven schools in the Oak Park Unified School District. This fall, most of them will have new principals. Starting July 1, Red Oak Elementary, Brookside Elementary, Oak View High and Oak Park Independent schools will be under new leadership. The high school and independent school share a principal. Tony Knight, Oak Park Unified’s superintendent, said it’s the first […]

Foundation gets new vice president

The Ventura County Community Foundation recently announced that Phylene Wiggins will serve as its vice president of programs and grants. In her new role at VCCF, Wiggins, a native of Ventura County, will work directly with nonprofits, businesses and public agencies as well as individuals, families and other types of organizations. Prior to joining VCCF, she served on the staff […]

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World Cup fever heats up in the Conejo Valley

Helpful hints for downsizing

COMMENTARY /// Real estate for seniors

Are you thinking of selling your home to move into a senior supportive community? Perhaps you are considering moving in with an adult child who can help you with your needs as you grow older. Many seniors would prefer to continue living in their own home, but sometimes circumstances work against those preferences. Home maintenance can become a burden. A […]

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