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A suburban area of Southern California in eastern Ventura County, CA and extreme western Los Angeles County, CA approximately 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles and 25 miles from Ventura city. It is situated in an inland valley separated from the Pacific Coast and Malibu by the scenic Santa Monica mountains. Encompassing the municipalities of Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village, it also contains the areas of Newbury Park, Ventu Park, Lake Sherwood, North Ranch, and several other smaller neighborhoods. Occasionally, the city of Agoura Hills (and rarely, the western part of Calabasas) is included in consideration of the Conejo Valley. The elevation is mostly 500 to 900 feet above sea level; the coastal plain (beyond the Conejo Pass) lies to the west and the San Fernando Valley (via the Calabasas Grade) extends to the east. The region enjoys a mild, year-round Mediterranean climate, with warm, sunny, dry summers and cool, rainy winters. Vegetation is thus typical of Mediterranean environments, with chaparral on the hillsides and numerous western valley oaks giving the region's largest city its name.more...
The social environment of the Conejo Valley is comfortable and relatively safe. It is a very wealthy area, with the average real estate value of close to $1 million. Average household income is six-figure, and expensive cars and SUVs are constantly seen on the freeways, streets, and parking lots around the region. Cost of living is high, with taxes, rents, and me...
by MEDical Man Oct 18, 2006 add a video