Philharmonic director who mentored kids will depart

It’s the end of the Opus road for John Roscigno. The conductor of the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic is stepping down as leader of the ensemble, which gives young artists in the Ventura County area a chance to shine in solo spots with a professional orchestra. Roscigno first worked with the TO Phil in 2010 as a guest conductor and was […]

Chabad Ckids go outdoors

Chabad of the Conejo will host a CKids and the Great Outdoors event for children of all ages from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sun., Feb. 2 at the Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. The interactive workshop will give children the opportunity to participate in volunteering for garden work at a park, while learning about the Jewish […]


Samantha Laba of Oak Park and Clare Rayburn of Calabasas made the fall 2019 dean’s list at the University of Delaware in Newark, DE. Maxwell Sebso of Agoura Hills and Adam Anwar of Calabasas earned fall 2019 dean’s list honors at Northeastern University in Boston.

Local cafe offers fantastic food fusion


What do you think of when you hear the name of this restaurant: West Village Cafe? Do you picture a local comfortable spot that might serve a large variety of specialty coffees and baked goods? How about decor: maybe a cozy patio setting that’s indoors? If you guessed the above, you’d be right so far about this new happening place […]

Simi Valley home has backyard basketball court and built-ins

This premiere Shadowhawk two-story house has five bedrooms, an upstairs bonus room and 4.5 bathrooms in 4,279 square feet of living space on a 12,505-square-foot cul-de-sac lot. One en suite bed/bath with a walk-in closet is downstairs. Features include plantation shutters, wood and travertine flooring, trey ceilings with crown moldings, neutral wall colors, two chandeliers and mirrored closet doors. There […]

Ways to buy a house sooner, without breaking the bank

Buying a home is one of life’s biggest financial milestones, but people often think it’s out of reach because of the costs involved, including the myth that you have to put 20% down. The fact is, you don’t necessarily need to deplete all of your savings to qualify for a mortgage and you can purchase a home sooner than many […]

Home is close to Lake Lindero golf course

This house has three bedrooms and two baths in 1,482 square feet of living space. The house sits on a cul-de-sac in a large and spacious pie-shaped lot with mountain views. From the backyard homeowners can watch the ducks ply the waters in the two mini lakes made specifically for the Lake Lindero golf course. The house is light and […]

Grand opening of new planned community in Santa Paula

Public can view model homes in this tight-knit enclave on Sat., Feb. 8

Get ready for a grand celebration of Harvest at Limoneira, the newest neighborhood by K. Hovnanian Homes. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sat., Feb. 8, guests can tour model homes and explore the modern master-planned community of connected homes now selling at 1898 Harvest Loop, Santa Paula. The celebration will include refreshments and music. Rooted in agrarian culture and […]