Claiborne out at Calabasas

FOOTBALL /// Calabasas Coyotes

Chris Claiborne rode out of town on a Trojan horse. Claiborne, a USC graduate who spent eight seasons toiling in the NFL as a player, resigned as head coach of Calabasas High’s football team on Dec. 6. In his two seasons at the helm, the Coyotes went 17-6 overall. Calabasas lost in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division […]

Party of five: Everyone’s in the hunt

All five teams expect to contend for Marmonte title

All five Marmonte League high school girls’ soccer teams expect to contend for league and CIF-Southern Section postseason glory. Newbury Park, the reigning Marmonte champion, will try to continue winning with first-year head coach Salvador “Chava” Orozco. Westlake and Oaks Christian, each of which has claimed a league title within the past three seasons, have struggled early. Thousand Oaks and […]

Exer adds a new center

Exer Urgent Care opened a new center Dec. 4 in Platt Village near Victory Boulevard and Platt Avenue in West Hills—the company’s 11th grand opening in Southern California since it began an aggressive expansion campaign in 2016. Used as an alternative to the traditional hospital emergency room, Exer now has 15 locations in SoCal. The privately-owned company, founded in 2013, […]

Conejo networking group for business professionals

The Conejo Valley Business Independent Networking Group will meet from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 12 at Financial Pointe, 3323 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. The group helps professionals to network, learn from each other, do good in the community and socialize. At the meeting, Camille Cordova of New York Life will discuss how she assists clients with financial […]


Home available in Westlake Village’s First Neighborhood

The movie “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is a tribute to the late beloved Fred Rogers. There is a reallife neighborhood in Westlake Village that Mr. Rogers could have inspired. Could it be a coincidence that the builders of First Neighborhood, the American Hawaiian Steamship Company, navigated their boats through the Port of Pittsburgh before the inception of “Mr. […]

Residence is at the end of a cul-de-sac in guard-gated community

Features 3,180 square feet of living space and a large backyard

This lovely five-bedroom, five-bath home is 3,180 square feet and is at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the guard-gated community of Cross Creek in Long Canyon. The house is within walking distance of one of the community pool/spa/gym complexes. The home features a downstairs en suite bedroom, powder room and volume ceilings in the living room. The formal […]

Little upgrades that create big curb appeal

Anyone who’s ever bought or sold a home knows how even little things can sway a buyer to feel a particular house is “just right.” While major features such as a good location, a big kitchen and a certain number of bedrooms and bathrooms all drive a home’s price and how attractive it is to buyers, small details like fresh […]

Can the ‘Sandwich Generation’ get financial relief or is it all just baloney?

For middle-aged people, the thought of how to enjoy their golden years is becoming more persistent. Some may be daydreaming about finally buying an RV to take that cross-country trip or others may have begun planning how to buy that vacation home. But often taking a quick look at your portfolio can bring folks back down to earth. That’s because […]

Rudolph: showing how our weaknesses become our strengths

Roots of Faith

One of the seasonal traditions in many homes is watching the Rankin Bass animated holiday specials on TV. The charming shows began in 1964 with “Rudolph, the Red- Nosed Reindeer.” Nowadays, we might call the young reindeer differently abled. But in the 1960s he was handicapped by a nose that glowed bright red, often at the wrong times. The elves […]

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