Summer Camp Guide 2015
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It’s hard to believe but the kids will be getting out of school soon and looking for something fun to…

2016 Summer Camp Guide
Hideout Playground
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With its colorful built-in structures, multiple play stations and lots of nooks & crannies, Hideout Playground in Oak Park is…

Hideout Playground in Oak Park, an Oasis For …
Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo Valley
Posted 4 months ago

With the new year comes new opportunities to give. If you are looking to volunteer in the Conejo Valley, you’ve…

Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo V…
Pet Spotlight
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by Helen Hartel

Hello from Bo Bear! This wonderful fellow came in with his little friend, a Chihuahua named Mo Bear…

Pet Spotlight: Brighten Your Life With Bo Bea…
Medea Creek Restoration Project: Blessed and Beautified
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Beneath a bright blue sky, Alan Salazar, a Chumash elder, performed a traditional Native American blessing at the ribbon cutting…

Medea Creek Restoration Project Opens Up Scen…
Pet Spotlight
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by Helen Hartel

Unlike his namesake, the Agoura animal shelter’s Beowulf is a gentle and quiet dog that hasn’t shown any…

Pet Spotlight: Beowulf is a Gentle Giant
Dick Van Dyke
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A standing-room only crowd packed the Agoura Hills Recreation & Event Center to watch legendary performer Dick Van Dyke, 90,…

Dick Van Dyke Dazzles Crowd in Agoura Hills
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2016 Summer Camp Guide

2016 Summer Camp Guide

It’s hard to believe but the kids will be getting out of school soon and looking for something fun to do for the summer. Yes, it’s time to start thinking about summer camps! To help you through this process, we have several of the best camps in the Conejo Valley listed here, with all the information […]

Little Wiley Loepreski, 3, is joined by Miriam Zimmerman and grandaughter, Lily, 4, in the art studio.

Hideout Playground in Oak Park, an Oasis For Kids and Parents

With its colorful built-in structures, multiple play stations and lots of nooks & crannies, Hideout Playground in Oak Park is a magical oasis for kids and their parents. “We love it here,” said Thousand Oaks resident Dottie Hutchens, whose been bringing her granddaughter, Hailey, 5, for the past two years. Hailey agrees. “They have lots of fun […]

Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo Valley

Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo Valley

With the new year comes new opportunities to give. If you are looking to volunteer in the Conejo Valley, you’ve come to the right place. We are keeping a running list of volunteer opportunities throughout the area. Have we missed someone? Please let us know if you have volunteer opportunities you’d like to be listed. […]

Win a Family 4-Pack to the 33rd Annual California Strawberry Festival

Win a Family 4-Pack to the 33rd Annual California Strawberry Festival

Weekend Guide: Fine Arts Festival, Arbor Day Celebration and ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

Weekend Guide: Fine Arts Festival, Arbor Day Celebration and ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

So much fun, so little time! Here are our Happening’s picks for the weekend and as always, don’t forget to check out our calendar daily for lots of fresh ideas.      AHS Theater presents Once Upon a Mattress: This classic retelling of the Princess and the Pea fairy tale is by turns hilarious, romantic and heartwarming.  Touching […]

Pet Spotlight: Brighten Your Life With Bo Bear

Pet Spotlight: Brighten Your Life With Bo Bear

by Helen Hartel Hello from Bo Bear! This wonderful fellow came in with his little friend, a Chihuahua named Mo Bear who was adopted on the day the pair arrived at the shelter. Bo Bear really misses his little buddy and has become a bit anxious now that he’s on his own inside his kennel. […]

This Week in Astrology With Nick Newmont: April 28-May 4, Mercury Retrograde

This Week in Astrology With Nick Newmont: April 28-May 4, Mercury Retrograde

by Nick Newmont Ladies and Gentlemen, I present the long awaited Mercury retrograde…not. Hmmm. Mercury is retrograde from April 28-May 22, 2016. Have you been feeling it, really? If you are going to be affected by Mercury retrograde, you would already have evidence because the shadow period began three weeks ago. In other words, if you […]

Keep reminding yourself of your big “why,” your long-term financial goals - your kids’ college education, that once-in-a-lifetime trip to Europe or that dream house.

The Money Savvy Mommy: 20 Hacks to Simplify and Stay on Budget

by Mira Reverente It’s never too late to start a budget. If you’re like me, you probably breezed through your teens, twenties and thirties without ever having one. Maybe your parents were not into it. Or your spouse or significant other didn’t think it was necessary. Lately, I have found myself more and more conscious […]

The bridge across the creek was built and positioned as one piece.

Medea Creek Restoration Project Opens Up Scenic Area For Hiking, Biking and Nature Viewing

Beneath a bright blue sky, Alan Salazar, a Chumash elder, performed a traditional Native American blessing at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Medea Creek Restoration Project in Agoura Hills Thursday morning. The $1.7 million naturalization project removed an unsightly concrete section of Medea Creek on the east side of Kanan Road and restored it with native […]

This Week in Astrology With Nick Newmont: April 21-27, Full Moon Occurs April 21st at 10:24 PM PDT.

This Week in Astrology With Nick Newmont: April 21-27, Full Moon Occurs April 21st at 10:24 PM PDT.

by Nick Newmont Late Thursday in the Pacific and Mountain time zones, and early on Friday in the Central and Eastern time zones, a Full Moon occurs, when the Sun in Taurus opposes the Scorpio Moon. This Full Moon is known as a Pink Moon and may look full a day before and after to the […]

Weekend Guide: Big Flea Market, Chili Cookoff and Help a Horse Day

Weekend Guide: Big Flea Market, Chili Cookoff and Help a Horse Day

So much fun, so little time! Here are our Happening’s picks for the weekend and as always, don’t forget to check out our calendar daily for lots of fresh ideas.      Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp Open House Event in Thousand Oaks: Bring the entire family for a FREE Hot Dog BBQ, Carnival Game, Face Painting, […]

Pet Spotlight: Beowulf is a Gentle Giant

Pet Spotlight: Beowulf is a Gentle Giant

by Helen Hartel Unlike his namesake, the Agoura animal shelter’s Beowulf is a gentle and quiet dog that hasn’t shown any aggressive tendencies. This boy is well-mannered and enjoys going for slow paced walks and hanging out with the volunteers. For someone who is looking for a very large dog, he will be your loyal […]