Top trends to inspire outdoor living space

Outdoor living spaces rank first among special function rooms desired by consumers, according to the American Institute for Architects, and so homeowners are expected to be going all-in for the outdoors in 2018. Trex Company, a maker of premium decking and railing, has gleaned insights from contractors, homeowners and industry experts to compile the following outdoor living trends that will […]

Low HOA , loft and guest bedrooms in Eagle Ridge

Master bath has soaking tub, 2 vanities

Eagle Ridge’s most popular floor plan, this upgraded and well-maintained home has a remodeled kitchen, dual staircases and private rear yard with hillside views. There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms in the 2,734-square-foot home. The downstairs has porcelain tile floors. The light and bright family room has a fireplace and built-ins. The chef’s kitchen includes Viking stainless steel appliances, […]

One-story home with covered patio and low-maintenance backyard

This one-story home with a private yard is in Moopark. The home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,500 square feet of living space on a flat 7,301-square-foot lot. The house is newly painted and light and bright. The kitchen and bathrooms were remodeled about five years ago and kept in pristine condition. The remodel includes new wood cabinetry, […]

Backyard with fountains, Zen garden, fruit trees, gazebo and barbecue

House on cul-de-sac has five bedrooms and bonus room

This estate is in the guard-gated community of Mont Calabasas. There are five bedrooms, 5.5 baths and a bonus library/ game/theater room in 4,994 square feet of living space. The lot is approximately 31,500 square feet, set on a cul-desac. On the first floor are a half-bath and a bedroom with a full bath. The large master suite has access […]

SIP continues fire followup

SIP Malibu Grapes will host its second Pop-Up No. 2 Wine and Food Event from 2 to 5 p.m. Sun., June 9 at the Sunset Restaurant, 6800 Westward Beach Road, Malibu. SIP Malibu Grapes, whose wine bar was destroyed in the Woosley fire last fall, continues its series of wine and food events to help raise money for organizations impacted […]

Economic forecast June 21

The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce returns with its Regional Economic Forecast program from 7 to 9 a.m. Fri., June 21 at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road. A hot breakfast buffet and check in will begin at 6:45 p.m. The keynote speaker is Kristin Decas, CEO and port director of Port of Hueneme. Since Decas took […]


Dr. Sherry Thomas

This Q and A is with Dr. Sherry Thomas, urogynecologist and surgeon specializing in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. Q: When was your practice founded? How many locations do you have? How many people do you employ? A: Dr. Sherry Thomas, PC, was founded in 1989. I currently have one location in Agoura Hills with a staff of five, […]

Conservancy addresses homeless

Agency reviewing proposals in effort to clean up encampments at river bottom

The Nature Conservancy’s office in Ventura recently took bids from qualified individuals, teams and companies to find and help people living in homeless encampments in the river bottom of the Santa Clara River and at Ormond Beach in Oxnard. Those habitat areas are continuously threatened by byproducts of homeless encampments, including trash, human waste, wildfires started by campfires, and illegal […]