Lynn Ranch Open House 5/14

This one of a kind custom Lynn Ranch single story view home will be open this Sunday 5/14/2017 from 2-4!  1133 Calle Las Trancas in Thousand Oaks.  Come stop by to see this nearly 3,000 square foot 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath single story showplace!  Brazilian Cherry wood floors throughout most the house, over the top […]

The “Old Fire” in Calabasas – my experience

Today I’m going to write about a 500+ acre brush fire known as “The Old Fire” which broke out on June 4th.  Why this event you ask?  Because I was deployed as part of Malibu Search and Rescue into the thick of things to assist with the evacuation efforts. The fire broke out on Mulholland […]

SECURITY ALERT: Hyatt hotels credit card breach, local hotel impacted

Hyatt hotels confirms Westlake Village site compromised by POS malware impacting 250 sites worldwide.  If you used your card here, you should monitor it for potential fraudulent activity. This is a public safety message from your friends at Huggins Homes A full listing of compromised sites is available at:

Huggins Homes Press Release – Ryan Huggins 2016 Chairman CSMAOR YPN

Huggins Homes is proud to announce that our agent Ryan Huggins has been chosen as the Chairman for the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association or Realtor’s (“CSMAOR”) Young Professionals Network (“YPN”) for 2016!   Ryan is excited for this opportunity to step into a leadership role within his local real estate association and can’t wait to […]

Do you Airbnb in Ventura County? Better be aware of the Transient Occupancy Tax!

According to the Ventura County Tax Collector’s website ( You may be obligated to acquire a Ventura County business license and pay a Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) to the County of Ventura if you rent out a residential property for periods of 30 days or less in the areas of Ventura County that are outside […]

Restaurant Review: Urban Pizza, Westlake

Over the weekend I had a craving for pizza and the desire to try out one of these custom pie shops that are popping up all over town.  While at the grand opening for #Dickie’sBBQ in the North Ranch Mall I received a few coupons for a free soda at Urban Pizza (owned by the […]

Public Safety Announcement – Solinar Beach Fires

At approximately 1150pm on 12/25 Ventura County Fire responded to a brush fire on PCH and Solinar Beach area of Carpenteria.  As of 6am this fire is now at over 1,200 acres and mandatory evacuations are in place. For more information visit:

The Christmas Lights of Conejo Oaks – 2015

Christmas in Conejo Oaks.  Every year the residents of Conejo Oaks go all out to decorate for the holidays.  This year is no exception!  There are more houses decorated than I’ve ever seen before!  Last weekend, in between rain storms, I went out and took some photos of what I consider to be some of […]

HMO giant Kaiser Permanente plans to open a medical school in Southern California

Challenging the status quo in medicine and education, healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente said it plans to establish a medical school in Southern California. The nonprofit health system said Thursday it hasn’t selected a site yet for the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. Classes will begin in 2019. The move is unorthodox and further illustrates the […]

Sandbag Saturday – Ventura County El Nino Prep

The Ventura County Fire Department is helping the public prepare for projected El Niño storms by offering free sandbags and readiness tips at an event held in two locations on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Hosted at Mission Bell Plaza and the Ventura County Fairgrounds, Sandbag Saturday will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and […]

Please join Huggins Homes at the 2015 CSMAOR Young Professionals Holiday Toy Drive and Mixer!

Please join Huggins Homes at this fun event featuring food, entertainment and more in support of the Young Professionals Network of the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of Realtors! It will be held this Thursday, December 3rd at the Simi Valley Grand Vista Hotel from 5pm to 8pm.  Price of admission: a new UNWRAPPED toy or […]

Weekend events for Ventura County – 11/19/15

Looking for something fun to do?  Huggins Homes has you covered! Fri Nov 20, 2015 12pm The Wall That Heals Vietnam Memorial Exhibit at Reagan Library 5pm Master Photographer Santi Visalli to Speak, Exhibit at CSU Channel Islands 5:30pm Live Entertainment at The Commons at Calabasas 6pm CSU Channel Islands Lecture in Santa Paula: “Some […]

Hello Kitty Cafe To Open In Irvine At End Of Month, Reports Say

You heard it here first!  Hello Kitty is coming to Irvine! (credit: tanuha2001 / IRVINE ( — By the end of the month, a Hello Kitty-themed cafe is expected to open in Irvine, according to published reports. The Los Angeles Times said on Tuesday that the pop-up shop at the Irvine Spectrum Center will […]

“The Magic of Christmas” Holiday Boutique

If you are looking for a unique holiday shopping experience, check out this boutique at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village (1049 S. Westlake Boulevard).  I have not personally been to this event, but similar events always have very unique and interesting gifts that you will not find anywhere else.