Council member receives Cal Fire Award

Calabasas City Councilmember Mary Sue Maurer recently received the 2018 Director’s Award for Partnership from Cal Fire in honor of her exceptional work as part of the Ventura Training Center Working Group. Maurer was involved with an interagency effort between Cal Fire, the California Conservation Corps (CCC), and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to put inmates trained to […]


Kids are superstars The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley will celebrate youth for their outstanding achievements during the 16th annual Superstars of the Year Celebration on Sun., March 17 at the Agoura High School performing arts education center, 28545 Driver Ave. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. The show runs from 3 to 5 p.m. The special celebration […]

SIP wine bar rises from the ash

SIP Malibu Grapes, the popular local wine bar that was destroyed in the Woolsey fire, has found a way to keep business alive and raise money for local charities at the same time. Owner Ken Fasola said SIP will hold a series of pop-up wine tasting and food events in the coming months to raise money that will not only […]

Three-bedroom townhome has private patio with rose bushes

Access to community pool, spa, rec room

Located in the Villagio townhome community, this two-story townhouse has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The home is light and bright with neutral decor, plantation shutters and high ceilings throughout. The kitchen has oak cabinets and a breakfast area. The kitchen is open to the family room. There is an indoor laundry and lots of storage. The family room, which […]

Irwin named veterans chair

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D–Thousand Oaks) has been re-appointed as chair of the California Assembly Veterans Committee for a third term. Irwin has served as the chair since her first election to the Assembly in 2014. With thousands of veterans in Ventura County, the committee plays a role in helping veterans receive the resources they need. Since 2014, the Assembly Veterans […]


THURS., FEB. 14 Somis Thursday Club 11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Program: Polynesian dance troupe, headed by Josie Kealoha Ramirez, performs. $15 at door for lunch. Phone: 805.388.1275. Email: crusin222 @gmail.com. Simi Valley Community Council 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Posada Royale Best Western Hotel, 1775 Madera Road, Simi Valley. Assistant City Manager Brian Gabler discusses new […]

Senior living options are discussed

Just where will they go?

Estate and elder care attorney Terri Hilliard will host a program called “Family Matters. Where Can Mom Live?” from noon to 1 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 14 at the Janet Levett Chamber of Commerce Center, 600 Hampshire Road, Ste. 202, Westlake Village. Marianne Knight, owner of California Senior Living, will discuss local senior resident options, including assisted living, board and care, […]

Experienced agent joins Dilbeck Estates in Westlake

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 […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills On Feb. 3 someone broke into two unlocked vehicles parked in the driveway of a home on Mulholland Highway. The thief took a garden hose, a surfboard and miscellaneous papers that had been left in the cars. The stolen property was worth $1,060. The DIY Home Center on Roadside Drive was burglarized the night of Feb. 1. The […]

Theater puts Shakespeare on platform shoes

play review /// ‘As You Like It’

We’ve seen lots of things done to Shakespeare’s plays over the years, but in Camarillo Skyway Playhouse’s current production of “As You Like It,” which opened Feb. 8, the Bard is transported to the 1980s, complete with backward baseball caps, leg warmers and Ray-Bans. If you like this sort of thing, the show is a hoot and the cast clearly […]

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