Author Archives: Phil Bacalzo

It’s Football Season In RiverPark!

Hope springs eternal as yet another season of NFL Football is upon us. RiverPark residents have more restaurants and bars than ever to watch their favorite NFL teams within the friendly confines of The Collection or any of the sports bars in close proximity to RiverPark. This year also marks the appearance of the RiverPark […]

You’re Invited To A Different Type Of Open House!

Almost 3 years ago my wife and I made the decision to branch out and diversify our real estate practice. We entered into a partnership with another real estate agent in Ventura County to start up an independent insurance agency in Camarillo. Our vision was to create a different type of insurance agency that would […]

Let’s Play “Fore” The Kids

Casa Pacifica meets kids and families at the most challenging times of their lives and help them overcome some of life’s most difficult circumstances – abuse and neglect, complex emotional and behavioral issues, and family crises.  They restore hope, help children find joy in daily living, and improve families’ chances at making a better life for […]


MYTH: Dog owners want to keep all parks off-leash FACTS: Most parks in the urban areas should be primarily on-leash and most dog owners agree with this. Dog owners are simply asking for adequate shared or dedicated space on trails and in parks for off-leash exercise. MYTH: Dogs would be running everywhere and frightening people. […]

Some Dog Park Facts

According to, there are over 1,100 dog parks in the United States and Canada and their numbers are growing. They state that just about every city and town in the U.S. and Canada have one or more dog parks.  The Trust for Public Land released their 2011 City Park Facts. The report discloses a […]

This Month In RiverPark Real Estate – June 2015

Home Sales activity in RiverPark has continued to accelerate from the previous rolling 3 month period. We have seen a 225% increase in the number of homes that have closed escrow compared to the previous rolling 3 month period! At the same time, we have seen inventory (the number of homes listed for sale) shrink […]

Ventura RV/Car Connection Grand Opening

For RiverPark residents looking for a great deal on a New or Used RV or Car, don’t miss the Grand Opening of the new location of Ventura RV/Car Connection & Ocotlan Auto Sales this weekend at 1345 N. Oxnard Blvd.! (the former location of Todey Chevrolet) There will be free food and a free Toy […]