2019-07-11

Remodeled residence has three fireplaces, an atrium and formal entry

Home also has a rooftop solar system

This Morrison Ranch remodeled home is positioned high on a cul-de-sac with views of rolling hills. The home has four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a large loft area. The total approximate square footage of the home is 3,580 on a 22,257-square-foot lot. A grand formal entry with hardwood floors throughout leads to a curved staircase. The spacious living room features […]

Coldwell Banker broker associate commended for outstanding sales

Joanne MacDonald, branch manager of Coldwell Banker Westlake, recently congratulated Pat Helton, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Residential, for her outstanding sales production of over $8.5 million in open and closed listings and sales during a recent period this year. Her areas of expertise are Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Newbury Park, Agoura Hills, Oak Park, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Calabasas […]

Backyard features pool, spa, patio areas and fruit trees

This Morrison home has been upgraded and remodeled throughout. There are five bedrooms with one downstairs, three bathrooms and a two-car garage. The home provides approximate 3,146 square feet of living space on a 10,458-square-foot lot. Enter through the new front door that has sidelights with decorative scrolled faux wrought iron. The entry flooring has marble tile. The living room […]

Remodeled Thousand Oaks condo with large patio

Open house will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sun., July 14

This remodeled Camelot condo is in the heart of Thousand Oaks. The kitchen features newer cabinetry and counters, stainless steel sink and appliances, and an ample breakfast bar that seats four. Wood-look laminate runs throughout with updated white baseboards. The first-floor unit has tall ceilings. The baths have newer cabinetry, counters, tile floors, lighting and fixtures. Other upgrades include recessed […]

Townhome features large backyard patio, grassy area

This light and open Braemar townhome features a living room with a custom fireplace and custom built-in cabinets. The formal dining area has French doors leading to an interior courtyard. The upgraded sunny gourmet kitchen has granite counters, upgraded cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. The dishwasher, microwave and oven were installed in 2019. The spacious family room […]

State bill seeks to remove seal of confessional on child abuse



A bill moving through the California Legislature is sparking outrage among members of the Catholic Church who argue that the proposed law infringes on their religious liberties and traditions. Senate Bill 360, authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo), would require all clergy members to report child abuse or neglect to police if they heard of the suspected crime […]

Bat mitzvah project bundles the kindness

HELPING OTHERS—Rachael Rosenberg, 13, created Bundles of Kindness as her bat mitzvah project at Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills. Rachael and friends stuffed bundles with items for the homeless including sleeping mats, clothes, vouchers for services, food and a resource guide.

For these grads, the future is now

THE NEXT STEP—From left, Michael Fritz, Ethan Bancroft, Charlie Johnson, Ryder Bucaro and Kasey Kelso celebrate their graduation from Futures Academy in Westlake Village. The private school for ages six through 12 tailors instruction to each student’s learning pace in a one-to-one setting.

Westlake High School teens seal the deal in entrepreneur competition

Pitch business concept to judges

Four Westlake High School students recently competed at Junior Achievement’s National Student Leadership Summit against other teen entrepreneurs from around the country. At the three-day event, 15 teams presented a real business enterprise they started to judges. Gideon Tong, Jane Zhang, James Ge and Pranav Pomalapally, and their teacher Laurie Looker represented Westlake High. Their startup, tudrme, uses a digital […]

Lipman wins Jewish athletic award

The Jewish Sports Heritage Association recently announced Lindsay Lipman as a recipient of the Michael Freedman Outstanding Jewish High School Athlete of the Year Award. Lipman was a four- year start on the Viewpoint School varsity soccer team; selected All-Conference, First Team, All-League three years in a row and was selected to the Los Angeles County H.S. All-Star Team and […]