2018-06-21

Measure up

Numbers show Ave development falls well within the Agoura Village plan guidelines

The Agoura Village Specific Plan (AVSP) allows developers to include as little as 15 percent public space. The Ave provides 57 percent public space. About 6 acres will remain open space. The AVSP requires a minimum of 15 percent of surface parking areas to be landscaped. The Ave parking lots will be 47 percent landscaped. The AVSP allows developers to […]

Former Acorn editor receives $10K scholarship for second master’s



Darleen Principe has always had big dreams and last year, when, she said, the “school bug bit,” the former Simi Valley Acorn editor decided to take a chance. Principe, a 36-year-old Simi Valley resident, left the newspaper last August to again become a full-time student. She’s now at work on her second master’s degree, this one in multimedia journalism and […]

College Standouts

William Fritz of Calabasas made the dean’s list/Explore Center list of distinguished students at the University of Nebraska. Chad Goldberg, Maxfield Kelsey and Zoe Miller of Agoura Hills were named the spring dean’s list at Tufts University in Boston, Mass. Samantha Laba of Oak Park earned dean’s list honors at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del.

Moorpark College summer musical asks ‘Whodunit?’

Oh, no! It’s Mr. Boddy’s . . . body. He’s dead! This bit of shocking news is revealed early in “Clue: The Musical,” which will be staged July 19 to Aug. 5 in the Studio Theatre at Moorpark College, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. Once the corpse is discovered, it’s up to the audience to determine the culprit, the murder weapon […]

Full-service real estate company offers over 40 years of experience

At Debra Levine Realty the favorite number is 1 percent. We are a full-service real estate sales company that is like no other real estate company around. We are a family-owned business with over 40 years of experience in the Conejo Valley, San Fernando Valley, Simi Valley, all of Los Angeles and even down to the Orange County area if […]

Crafty cougar caught, collared



There’s a new member of the local mountain lion population that’s being studied by the National Park Service. P-54 became the 15th cougar fitted with a GPS collar when she was captured on Feb. 27 near the Pepperdine University campus in Malibu. The study tracks animals in the Santa Monica Mountains, Simi Hills and Santa Susana Mountains. Kate Kuykendall, public […]

Lindero Creek Trail in Oak Park is a breeze

On the Trail

It was a dog-burdened hiker’s dilemma. On a hot, breezeless day in Oak Park, where to go to cool off? Oak Park is rarely without a breeze, but with summer bearing in, it’s the “Hey, get used to it” time of year. My furry buddies were looking long in the tongue. They enjoy the walking path that parallels Lindero Canyon […]

World awareness important to popular Calabasas teacher



There’s an old saying that teachers teach for lack of another passion. But that makes light of the people for whom teaching is their passion. Brad Boelman is a teacher who loves being in the classroom and wouldn’t have it any other way. The 28-year-old Woodland Hills resident is wrapping up his second year at Calabasas High School, and he […]

Friends feud in Shakespeare rarity

‘Two Noble Kinsmen’ opens CLU festival

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival will kick off its 22nd year with its first staging of “The Two Noble Kinsmen” under the direction of a newcomer to the festival who has nearly 40 years of experience. The Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will present the rarely produced play at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from June 29 through July 15 in […]

White House Properties agent commended for outstanding production

Susan Stone holds residential real estate council and Graduate Realtor designations

Susan Stone, a broker associate with White House Properties, was commended this week for her outstanding production by company president Marty Williams. Stone closed three escrows and opened two during the last seven-day period. Nationwide, Stone is one of the 4 percent of all Realtors who hold the residential real estate council designation and the 5 percent of Realtors who […]


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