Family still searching for missing son

A private investigator hired to find a Simi Valley man last seen in the Santa Monica Mountains said he doesn’t believe there’s a connection between his client and Anthony Rauda, the man charged this month in the death of a camper at Malibu Creek State Park. Jayden Brant, speaking on behalf of the family of Matthew Weaver, said there’s no […]

Rotary Club goes to great heights

CONEJO CREW—Above, members of the Rotary Club of the Conejo Valley offer their painting and cleaning services at the Cancer Support Community headquarters on Jan. 19 in Thousand Oaks. Front row, from left are: Derick Isa, Valerie Rhaney, Jeff Blum, Jeff Shoenwald and Marty Kendig. Middle row: Michelle Kendig and Joe Weber. In back is Marc Sattler. At right, Derick […]


Veteran agent joins Dilbeck Estates in Westlake Village

Olga Bisserier has announced her new affiliation with Dilbeck Estates in Westlake Village. Bisserier has been a resident of Oak Park since 1981. She received her license and began working in real estate in 1983. Since that time, Bisserier has provided excellent service to her clients. Although she works throughout the Conejo Valley, she particularly specializes in buyers and sellers […]

Human remains found in Malibu Canyon

Fourth body found in past year

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating human remains that were found Jan. 21 in the mountains near Malibu. The sheriff did not release information about the condition of the remains or how they were discovered. The L.A. County coroner has not identified the victim. The body was found at the intersection of Latigo Canyon and Calicut roads late […]

Debutantes have a ball at Charity League event

CELEBRATION—Above left, from left, Tiffany Ternan, Charlotte Moe, Tyler Duswalt, Blake Ternan, Casey Cusolito, Reilly Ternan, Anna Sziklai and Jaqui Sobel attend the 2018 National Charity League Inc. Conejo Valley Chapter’s 37th annual Debutante Ball. Above right, Reilly Ternan of Westlake Village leads the dancing. The event took place Nov. 23 at the Four Seasons Westlake Village. During their six […]


FRI., FEB. 1 Swing Night 6:30 p.m. in Moorpark High School auxiliary gym, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. Dinner, live music, swing dance lesson and dancing to music by MHS Jazz Band. Fundraiser for MHS instrumental music program. Vintage attire welcome. Cost: $20 adult, $15 student, includes dinner. SAT., FEB. 2 Thousand Oaks AAUW 9 a.m. at Stella’s Gourmet Restaurant, 2385 […]

Kitchen has espresso maker and wine coolers

This one-story, mid-century home has panoramic views of the Santa Monica Mountains and Conejo Valley. The house was totally remodeled and enlarged in 2009. The house sits on a private west-facing corner lot. Amenities include Spanish limestone floors, Fleetwood sliding door, automated shades, Porcelanos-designed bathrooms, saltwater pool and three fireplaces. The custom chef’s kitchen is equipped with state-of-the-art appliances, Miele […]

Park employees back to work as shutdown ends

With the ending of the federal government shutdown last week, staff at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area have resumed regular operations, officials announced. Some areas of the park remain closed due to impacts from the Woolsey fire. Paramount Ranch, Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa, Cheeseboro/ Palo Comado canyons and the Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center are open. The popular Sandstone […]

Get prepared now for future emergencies

Other Side of 50

After the recent wildfires ripped through our community, I mentioned to my husband that I didn’t want to let too much time go by before we debriefed on what we did right and wrong when we evacuated. I wanted this natural disaster— the first my husband and I have really experienced since moving to California 25 years ago—to become a […]