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Las Virgenes Unified School District Urges Voters to Renew Measure E


LVUSD encourages the community to take to the polls to renew Measure E

Measure E is an existing parcel tax that helps ensure great academic opportunities for everyone by reducing class sizes, providing counseling services for students, and funding for extra curricular programs like arts and athletics. The Las Virgenes Unified School District is encouraging the community to make sure Measure E gets renewed for the next 12 years in order to maintain the district’s top-ranked academic quality.

Superintendent for Las Virgenes Unified School District, Dr. Dan Stepenosky, encourages everyone to vote in support of this Measure:

The quality and very fabric of a community is directly linked to the strength, health and success of the local schools. The Las Virgenes Unified School District ranks in the top 2% across the state and has received numerous awards and accolades from US News and World Report, Newsweek, and from the State and Federal Department of Education.

Support of schools from the community is essential to maintain that strength, health and success. The community has supported LVUSD schools through Measure E for the past 12 years. The $98 per parcel measure brings in $2.3 million per year, which is the equivalent of 36 teachers. Measure E funds class size reduction, counseling services, and extracurricular programs including arts and athletics.

On November 3, Measure E will be on the ballot for renewal. The School Board is asking the community to renew the measure for 12 years to support excellence in education. There will also be three city council elections (Agoura Hills, Calabasas and Westlake Village) and a school board election on the ballot.

Please make your voice heard by voting absentee or by coming out to your local polling place on November 3.

Agoura Hills Elementary School Receives 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award


Yerba Buena Elementary School receives the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools award for academic excellence

Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills is one of 29 California public schools receiving the 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools award for outstanding academic excellence among its students. Read More

Malibu Hosts Yoga and Live Music Festival to Raise Money For Unlikely Heroes

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Malibu’s first yoga and live music festival, Imagine Fest, is being hosted Saturday, September 26 at Peter Strauss Ranch in Agoura Hills from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. All of the proceeds will go to Unlikely Heroes who provide safe homes and restoration for child victims of sex slavery. The goal is to raise money and awareness, as well as providing attendees with a meaningful and inspirational day filled with yoga, music, art and community. Read More

The Hollywood Reporter Recognizes Tomer Fridman


Tomer Fridman ranks in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Hollywood’s Top 25 Real Estate Agents” list

The Hollywood Reporter recently added 25 real estate agents to their list of Hollywood’s most successful – selected for their client rosters and killer deals. Tomer Fridman, estate agent at Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty, made the list for his reputation representing high-profile clientele with a specialty in gated homes. Read More

EwingSIR Supports The California Wildlife Center’s Wild Brunch


EwingSIR attends the 17th annual celebration benefiting animals

Animal lovers of all kinds joined forces in Malibu on Sunday, September 13 to support the California Wildlife Center’s annual “Return to the Wild” Wild Brunch event. Read More

The Broad Museum Opening September 20


Free museum to debut in DTLA

Los Angeles has one more fine art museum to boast — and best of all, general admission is entirely free of cost. The Broad, located on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, opens to the public September 20. The Broad Art collection features more than 2,000 works, in addition to an inaugural installation for the opening. More than 200 artists are featured, including masterworks by Jeff Koons, Jasper Johns, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Barbara Kruger, Roy Lichtenstein and more. Read More

September Market Update by Roger Ewing

How will increased mortgage interest rates affect home sales?

The elephant in the living room looks a lot like this…


What will the Federal Reserve’s decision to begin raising short-term rates mean to the real estate market? Read More

Your Guide to LA Architecture

The unique architectural styles of LA pay homage to the city’s history

Ever wondered the name of that style of home you adore? Whether you fancy iconic craftsman and bungalow homes, or quintessentially Californian Spanish colonial revival and ranch homes — the Los Angeles greater area offers abundant options to suit your personal taste and lifestyle. Let this guide from Curbed LA help you identify your favorites to your EwingSIR agent. Read More

Free of Cost Recycled Water Fill Station

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Las Virgenes Municipal Water District unveils free recycled water program

Qualifying residents can now pick up free recycled water from the Rancho Las Virgenes Composting Facility (3700 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas) on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Recycled water can be used to maintain trees, shrubs, decorative or vegetable gardens and lawn areas. It may not be used for drinking or for recreation, such as pools or spas, according to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District. Read More

Significant Sales: $13.9M Calabasas Estate Sold!

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Every home has a story

Sotheby’s International Realty features a monumental sale by Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty’s Dana Olmes & Jeff Biebuyck. Avalon Ranch is a stunning 90-acre equestrian estate nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains in Calabasas. Read More

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