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Westlake Village Knows How to Celebrate the 4th Westlake Village is definitely the place to be for the 4th of July! This year commemorates the 50th anniversary of our hometown parade and it’s going to be incredible. Celebrating 50 Years of Hometown Fun This year’s celebration will be a blast! Offering booths and activities for…

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Splash Pad for the Win

All Summer Long Chances are it’s hot and sunny outside and the best thing to do is hit the Splash Pad in Oak Park! Imagine water flowing and kids delightfully spinning and laughing under the cool drops and sprinkles… for HOURS.  Endless Splash Pad Fun Grab a book, some work or a friend and settle…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

We’ve got you covered The healers at WholeFrog walk on water. Get your guy in there for the Therapeutic Massage ASAP! (Voted City’s Best) Best news ever… @wholefrog says “Dad’s Day Specials are HERE!” Call now. Duke of Bourbon has one of the best patios in the 805, and it also sells fabulous wine, spirits…

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Beat the heat this summer in the 805

Taking a day off from the beach? Looking for a relaxing, care-free morning with the kids?  We’ve got just the ticket for you! Two of our local movie theatres have got us covered in the 805. Cinépolis at the Westlake Promenade and Regal Janss Marketplace are both offering up super summer specials for the kids.…

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It’s Summertime… Got Kids?

Here are three local must-dos for the kiddos this summer! It happens every year, in less than two weeks our kids will be on the loose! While visions of screen-time might be dancing in their heads, we are dusting off our beach bags and making grand plans for our summer bucket lists. In reality, beach…

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All Aboard, Westlake Village

The Village Trolley is Back! Starting tomorrow, our Village Trolley is back in service for the summer.  Free to ride and open to all ages, our fabulous trolley runs a fifty minute loop through Westlake Village. Hop onboard Fridays and Saturdays 3PM to 10PM with entertainment from 6-8 p.m. The summer season trolley runs May…

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THE REALTOR VS. THE ROBOT

Is a professional realtor worth the expense? Selling your home is always emotional, stressful and complex. In today’s competitive and expensive real estate landscape, one has many options. There is more transparency and information available than ever before, thanks to the internet and companies like Zillow. It can be tempting to head to DIY and…

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YARROW FAMILY YMCA OPENS ITS DOORS MAY 7

This beautiful, state-of-the-art facility is a gift to our community. Nestled in the hills above Thousand Oaks Boulevard is the brand new Yarrow Family YMCA. The facility features a fitness center, eight-lane indoor lap pool, warm water pool, gymnasium, group exercise classes, meeting space, café and lounge. Additionally, a Kids’ Zone, for kids age six…

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Sapwi Trails, Thousand Oaks’ Ultimate Community Park

Conejo Recreation & Park District Thinks of Everything Grab a bike, scooter, jogging stroller and picnic basket to spend the day at Sapwi Trails in Thousand Oaks. Sapwi Trails Community Park has something for everyone in the family! In addition to sporting a neighborhood playground, pump track, scooter/skateboard park and 6.7 miles of trails for…

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7 Housing Considerations When Retiring In Westlake Village

As more and more Westlake Village home owners enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and downsize is becoming a hot topic. In the current Conejo Valley housing market, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to…

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4 Best Home Improvements for Resale Value in Westlake Village [Infographic]

Whether you are selling your Westlake Village home, or just purchased a new home and are planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most Return On Investment (ROI). In the Conejo Valley real estate market, bathroom renovations can go a long way toward improving…

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4 Considerations When Buying a Home in Westlake Village this Spring

Thinking of buying a home in the Westlake Village area this Spring? Good choice! Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting. 1. Westlake Village Home Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.6% over the last 12 months. The same report…

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The Surprising History of Posh Lake Sherwood California

These days everyone knows that Lake Sherwood homes are some of the most gorgeous in the Ventura County region. This small, upscale neighborhood is home to just over 1,000 of some of the wealthiest individuals in the country including David Murdock, owner of the Dole company. His estate spawns over 2,000 acres of land on…

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The Fleet Of Celebrities Buying Up Conejo Valley Homes

Celebrities are taking Conejo Valley homes and aren’t looking back. While Bel Air and Beverly Hills remain a central location for celebrities, nowadays stars are opting for homes in Calabasas, Westlake Village and Lake Sherwood and we know exactly why. It’s a smart move no doubt when the valley offers so much in space and…