Vote Lopez

Have you noticed the bridge Westlake built at Lindero Canyon? It has scenes of the lake and city’s name on it. Look at the new Calabasas bridge with soaring birds and the city’s name on it. Now view the bridge our City Council built at Reyes Adobe: ugly, out-of-date lighting, not even the city’s name on it. Have you driven […]

Thanks, firefighters

B&G Club kids visit fire station

WARM WELCOME—Members of the Marley Boys & Girls Club, which meets at A.E. Wright Middle School and Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, recently visit Los Angeles County Fire Station 125 to learn what firefighters do to protect the community. Club members brought baked goods to thank the firefighters for their work during the summer blazes. From left are Samantha Banegas, Firefighter […]

School district names two new deans

The Las Virgenes Unified School District recently announced the appointment of Marty Freel and Mona White as new deans for student safety and wellness. The two positions will be funded through a more than $1-million grant from the Tobacco Grant Program awarded to LVUSD last spring by the California Department of Justice and Proposition 56. Prop. 56, the California Healthcare, […]

Boutique has gingerbread, treats

The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host its 38th annual Gingerbread Fundraising Boutique from 6 to 10 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 8 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fri., Nov. 9 at St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic Church, 5801 Kanan Road in Westlake Village. Forty vendors will sell jewelry, apparel and home goods. Funds raised will go to the Conejo Free […]


Black and white is the new black? A reemerging trend

Black and white always has been a classic color pairing, and this neutral palette has resurged as a hot design trend. Whether your look is modern or traditional, knowing how to properly use black and white can provide balance and boldness to a home. Here are tips to help integrate this trend into your space. Create a luxurious living room. […]

Lopez, Stein

I am writing to strongly support Lesli Stein for reelection to the LVUSD school board and Debbie Klein Lopez for Agoura Hills City Council. Just recently, I answered a knock on our door to find yet another Realtor hoping my husband and I would be willing to sell our home. There are always young families enthusiastically looking to move into […]

Senior Concerns adds new board members

Senior Concerns of Thousand Oaks has named the following new members to its board of directors: Kara Buss, Marissa Buss, Peter Cappos, John Gress, Peter Sloan and Louie Valdez. Kara Buss is a real estate loan officer with Logix Federal Credit Union. She is also involved with the Thousand Oaks Rotary Club. Buss has been a resident of the Conejo […]

Agoura High music program’s got rhythm

Can you chew food and listen to music at the same time? Agoura High will present the third annual Rhythm and Chews Festival and fall concert from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., Nov. 3 at Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave. The event will be a community affair with music and food to benefit the AHS music program. […]

A brave fern for all seasons

On the Trail

If I were a fern, I’d want to live in perpetually cool bathing mists. I’d treasure every glistening dewdrop that clung to my unfurling fronds. Fog would be my fabulous friend because its dampness would drip down and seep into the ground to nourish my roots. I’d hope to always grow directly beneath a sheltering leafy tree branch so the […]

Raising the bar and wine cellar to new heights

When you’re looking for a great place to unwind with friends, as more and more Americans are discovering, few spots can beat your own home bar or wine cellar. What’s cool in wine cellars A recent survey of home decorators, designers and fabricators found four facts and trends to consider when you want to install your own bar. What are […]