2019-04-11

Calabasas residents worry about big new home being built next to theirs

Privacy issues at stake on Park Vicente


The construction of a large new home in Calabasas is prompting some residents to seek a change in the city’s zoning laws in order to protect the privacy of neighbors next door. The development on Park Vicente calls for an existing 4,200-square-foot home to be demolished. An almost 6,800-square foot house would be built on a different part of the […]

Good times on the Goodyear blimp



I’ve never been much of a car aficionado. While I can appreciate sleek designs and the automotive engineering acumen required to create beasts of the road—Camaros, Ferraris, etc.—my dream car is an old Volkswagen bus. That should tell you something. I do know some car things. Due to the genius of YouTube, I know how to swap out both my […]

Remodeled residence with backyard waterfall, koi pond

This totally remodeled East Hills Sunset Hills home has four bedrooms and three baths, including one large bedroom and remodeled bath downstairs. The open floor plan has natural light and is approximately 2,615 square feet. The double door entry leads into a spacious foyer with bamboo wood flooring. The living room has a fireplace, bamboo flooring, custom shelves and vaulted […]

The future is now

Futures Academy will present its new innovative educational programs at a grand reopening event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., April 18 at the Woodland Hills campus, 21800 Oxnard St., Ste. 220. Futures Academy, formerly known as Halstrom Academy, is an accredited private school offering personalized learning for kids in grades six to 12. The academy has campuses in Woodland […]

Mayor’s table

The public is invited to join Agoura Hills Mayor Linda Northup for food and conversation at her monthly At the Mayor’s Table event from 2 to 4 p.m. Thurs., April 18 on the patio at Ladyface Ale Companie, 29281 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Northrup will answer questions, hear thoughts from residents and provide updates on what is going on in […]

Boys & Girls Clubs president visits D.C.

Crystal Naone, president/ CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley, traveled with hundreds of other club leaders across the nation to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in March as part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Days of Advocacy. Participants spoke to members of Congress about why after-school programs offered by the clubs […]

Moorpark townhome end also includes two-car garage

Community has two pools, two clubhouses and surrounding grassy areas

This remodeled townhome in Moorpark has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The end unit has been freshly painted to complement the new wood-like flooring. The kitchen has quartz countertops with subway tile backsplash and a new stainless steel stove and microwave. There is plenty storage, and the home is light and bright. The bathrooms have been remodeled with new vanities […]

Crunch time for juggernauts

BOYS’ LACROSSE /// Local report


League races are heating up in the local prep boys’ lacrosse circuit. Westlake High is putting its finishing touches on a Marmonte League championship, but Oaks Christian hopes to spoil the Warriors’ undefeated run. Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park are also jostling for position in the league standings. Agoura and Oak Park will play for the inaugural Coastal Canyon League […]

Think about consent and sexual assault and what they really mean

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The past two years have brought about a sea change in awareness about the issue, including the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. The new mores have led to a domino effect of comeuppance for habitual offenders across many walks of life. Some cases are no-brainers (Bill Cosby), while others are fraught with uncertainty and […]

SALUTING OUR SCOUTS

Boy Scout Troop 730 of Newbury Park recently recognized Cade Creason as its 142nd Eagle Scout. The troop has been around since 1971. During Cade’s scouting career, he’s backpacked over 400 miles and spent 100 nights camping. He’s participated in four week-long backpacking treks, including ventures to Mount Whitney, Lake Tahoe and Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. Cade also […]


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