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Mike Showalter is a dedicated, motivated and established REALTOR with RE/MAX Estates of Agoura Hills. He is a Southern California native who has lived in the Los Angeles, Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys before settling down in Ventura County’s Conejo Valley in 1995. He and his wife, Sherry and their blended family of three children, a very small dog, huge cat and a fish named Brad, have made their lives in Oak Park for more than 18 years. It’s here that their children have attended school, played sports and made great friends. It is also here that in 2005, Mike left a successful career in broadcasting (he was known as Bill Michaels on KBIG 104.3 FM in Los Angeles, K-101 San Francisco and on nearly 400 stations nationwide on the Westwood One Radio Networks) and became a REALTOR®, a lifelong dream.
His approach to real estate is much the same as anything in his life, treat others as you would want to be treated. It's probably why Mike is able to say that the majority of his business is by referral. Mostly past clients, but friends and family, too have put their trust in Mike to sell their home, or find them a great buy in a tight real estate market. It's especially rewarding to find exceptional and affordable properties for First-time Buyers. Distressed Properties, Short Sales and REO’s (bank-owned homes) have been the best way for those entering the market for the last several years to achieve home ownership. If you're looking for that special someone to make your home buying or selling experience as effortless as possible, then become a valued client and call Mike today.
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CORBA, the Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association
Join us for this edition of the monthly Basic Skills Clinic at beautiful Malibu Creek State Park... CORBA's Free Mountain Biking Skills Clinics are held the first Saturday of each month. Mountain biking is a lot like tennis or skiing. Just a few minor adjustments in technique can make a huge difference in your control and proficiency. If you want to get better faster, you need to know the fundamentals of mountain biking technique. Whether you're just getting into mountain biking or have been riding for years, you'll learn some valuable tips that will enhance your trail riding experience. For more information see: http://www.corbamtb.com/programs/skills.shtml Helmets are mandatory and please bring a two-way radio if you have one, set at 5/25, it helps keep the group together. No rider gets left behind. Endurance Rating = E1, Technical Rating = T1, 5 Miles and 200 Feet of Climbing , About 4.5 Hours Directions: To get to Malibu Creek State Park, take the Ventura Freeway (101) to Calabasas, exit Las Virgenes Road/Malibu Canyon. Go south 3.5 miles. You will cross Mulholland Highway and go another 1/4 mile to the entrance to Malibu Creek State Park on the right. From Santa Monica, take Pacific Coast Highway north to Malibu Canyon Road and turn Right. Go 6 miles to the park entrance on your left. Just past the ranger kiosk to the left is a large gravel parking lot that runs parallel to the road. This is where the group meets. Do not go to the lower paved parking lot. There is a fee to park in the State Park. By signing up for this ride, you agree to the terms of the Accident Waiver and Release of Liability, required by our insurer: ACCIDENT WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY I acknowledge that this athletic event is an extreme test of a person's physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, condition of athletes, equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, coaches, event officials, event monitors, and/or producers of event, and lack of hydration. These risks are not only inherent to athletics, but are also present for volunteers. I hereby assume all of the risks of participating and/or volunteering in this event. I realize that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained or controlled by them or because of their possible liability without fault. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in the event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person. I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability (AWRL) form will be used by the event holders, sponsors and organizers, in which I may participate and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said events. In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) Waive, Release and Discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me or my traveling to and from this event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Concerned Off-Road Bicyclists Association (CORBA), County of Los Angeles, California Department of Parks and Recreation, State of California and Castaic Lake State Recreation Area, their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the event holders, event sponsors, event directors, event volunteers; (B) Indemnify and Hold Harmless the entities and persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of any of my actions during this event. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during this event. I understand that at this event or related activities, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers and assigns. This AWRL shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. I hereby certify that I have read this document; and I understand its content.
Run N' BRUNCH
Our first team race of the year will be the Spartan Sprint in Mailbu. http://www.spartanrace.com/malibu-obstacle-racing-spartan-sprint-2013.html We will be enduring a 5k mud run with fun/tough obstacles that will test our physical fitness. There is still time to register and join under our team name: Run N' Brunch. Stop by a Sunday run and ask Phil or Toby for our team password :)
Team MudRunFun - NorCal
Ventura County Ventures Scooter Crew
The Goleta Butterfly Grove -- Sunday, December 8, 2013 Monarch butterflies migrate to Goleta each November through February and this amazing sight is best viewed at the Goleta Butterfly Grove. The grove is adjacent to the Sperling Preserve on the Ellwood Mesa. The Ellwood Mesa open space includes 137 acres of natural terrain with designated trails and beach access. There is a portable restroom located at the parking lot. Ellwood Mesa Open Space, also called Sperling Preserve. This brochure tells the story of a community-wide effort to preserve this natural resource by transferring the location of a proposed development from the environmentally-sensitive coastal bluff to land close to existing development. http://www.goletabutterflygrove.com/PDF/LandSwapBrochure.pdf We'll take our normal trip around Lake Casitas, take the 192 to Nidever Rd to Via Real through Carpinteria. Then we'll make our way to Jameson Lane to Coast Village Rd, and we'll stop at our usual Chevron station in Montecito for gas and a pitstop. We'll then continue to Old Coast Hwy to Salinas St to Alameda Padre Serra. Then make our way to Mission Canyon Rd and Foothill where we'll meet up with some members from the Los Caped Barbarinos scooter club. From there we'll take Foothill to Cathedral Oaks to Hollister Ave and our Butterfly destination. After the butterfly visit, we'll head down Hollister to Woody's for a BBQ lunch. Then back to Ventura via the coast route. KSU at 8:45, meetup with Barbarinos at 10:30, arrive at butterflies at 11:00, arrive at Woody's at 12:30, back in Ventura around 3pm.
The Ventura Hawks Nest. Seattle Seahawks 12th man Unite!
The Ventura Atheists Meetup Group
Hi friends, the "Doers" (those who want to be active in the community) will be meeting on the 9th of December at 6:30pm to discuss future community projects we can all partake in. Recently we have been focusing on putting together a Holiday Quiz that can be handed out to friends, family, and strangers. The quiz attempts to ask questions that will open up discussion about Christmas and Christianity as well as identifying some common misconceptions about Jesus. If you're available please join us!