Mexican eatery has home-cooked food

’Tis the season to be with family and friends, sharing old memories, making new ones and eating great food. If you’re looking for a local spot to do all three, Agave Maria’s Restaurant and Cantina in Camarillo is a super place to go. Like opening holiday gifts from under the tree, this restaurant offers several surprises for patrons who might […]

Coventry Ridge residence in Simi Valley on over half-acre lot zoned for horses

This is the only Coventry Ridge home in Simi Valley that is on the market. The fourbedroom, three-bath home is on a more than half-acre lot that is zoned for horses. All bedrooms are upstairs. The downstairs has tile floors. The step-down living room has a fireplace. The light and bright kitchen has newer stainless steel appliances, convection microwave, oven, […]

REX real estate program will provide aide to homeowners displaced by wildfires

California-based real estate services company REX has a program to provide aide for residents displaced by the recent wildfires in Southern and Northern California. REX is offering to rebate the entirety of its commission to displaced residents who need to buy a new home. Normally, REX collects 2.5 percent to 3 percent of the home’s sales price in commission as […]

Spacious home features a long list of upgraded amenities

Includes a Pebble Tec saltwater pool and spa, built-in barbecue, beverage fridge

This upgraded home, built in 1996, has a private backyard and is on a quiet street in gated California Oakbrook, Newbury Park. The 2,600-square-foot home has four bedrooms and three baths. The entertainer’s backyard features a Pebble Tec saltwater pool and spa, built-in barbecue with beverage refrigerator and flagstone hardscape. The living and dining rooms have volume ceilings, floor-toceiling windows […]


FRI., NOV. 30 End Of Season Performance 7 p.m. at Thousand Oaks High School stadium, 2323 N. Moorpark Road. Performances by marching bands offive local high schools. Free, open to public. Brief ceremony to honor Borderline victims. Freewill donations taken for Borderline/wildfire victims’ funds. Hark! A CHICO Holiday Concert 7:30 p.m. at Rancho Campana High School performing arts center, 4235 […]

Conejo Players production a rockin’ good time in Runyonland

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Guys and Dolls’

Those lovable characters of Runyonland are back in Conejo Players’ current production of “Guys and Dolls,” Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows’ musicalization of Damon Runyon’s classic literary characters: the dese-dem-dose gang of polite gamblers and their gum-chewing molls. The show includes a world-renowned score by Frank Loesser. Director John Gaston has assembled a delightful cast of chiefly familiar faces with […]

Lions’ help will feed families in need

The Pleasant Valley Lions Club has donated $2,000 to support the Salvation Army’s efforts to feed families in need during the holiday season. The contribution will go toward the purchase of turkey dinners for about 40 low-income families. Since July, the PV Lions have been involved in 112 community activities, raising over $101,000 and donating more than $47,000 to causes […]

Cougars claw their way to the top

THEY’RE CHAMPS—The Camarillo Cougars freshman football team defeated the Saugus Spartans 29-12 on Nov. 3 at San Marcos High School to win the Gold Coast Youth Football League American Conference Super Bowl and cap off a 10-0 season. The team members are Nathan Giron, Connor Grodin, Jimmy Shields, Brayden Smith, Jacob Ruiz, Carter McPeters, Cody Garcia, Peyton Bennett, Travis Wade […]

A double dose of healing harmonies

Two organizations will present holiday and benefit concerts this weekend. The Los Robles Master Chorale will sing in the season with the annual “Messiah” concert. “We have all been jarred by recent events in our area, and our hearts go out to those personally impacted,” said LRMC board president Kally McMurray-Fisher. “Choral music is a quintessential part of the holidays, […]

Home sits across from Simi Valley Golf Course

This single-story home sits across from the Simi Hills Golf Course in northeast Simi Valley. The Plan 1 Fairway Park Home has three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Amenities include wood flooring, vaulted ceilings, skylights and fresh paint inside. The light and bright kitchen has a breakfast nook with a glass door leading to the wraparound patio and grassy yard. […]