Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo Valley
Posted 1 year 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…
‘We Are The Future,’ A Concert to Benefit the LVUSD Performing Arts
Posted 3 months ago

(The following is from a press conference)

The Las Virgenes Unified School District is proud to announce our fourth annual concert…

‘We Are The Future,’ A Concert to Benefit the…
Pet Spotlight
Posted 3 months ago

by Helen Hartel

“Day-o, day-ay-ay-o! Daylight come and he wan' go home..."

Our robust five-year-old Dayo has been at the shelter since late…

Pet Spotlight: Dayo ‘Wan’ Go Home’
Introducing Conejo Valley Fit
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by Tom Chowanec 

Hi, Conejo Valley! I'm Tom Chowanec, and I am a personal trainer/gym owner. I will be writing Conejo…

Introducing ‘Conejo Valley Fit’
Weekend Holiday Happenings
Posted 5 months ago

Conejo Valley Happening stopped by a couple of the charitable holiday boutiques this weekend: Healthcare for Homeless Animals Holiday Boutique…

Weekend Holiday Happenings
Judaic Studies by Nomie
Posted 5 months ago

Nomie Azoff believes that receiving a proper Jewish education does not necessitate a family belonging to a synagogue. This is…

A Place Where Jewish Kids Learn Faith and Tra…
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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. […]

Pet Spotlight: Take Him Into Your Heart and Home

Pet Spotlight: Take Him Into Your Heart and Home

by Helen Hartel Chester is a seven-year-old Miniature Pincher/Chihuahua mix that is an easy energy, low maintenance dog. Sadly, nothing is known about his past because he was picked up as a stray. It’s hard to imagine how this little guy survived crossing busy streets, fending for himself all alone. Surely, there is a great family that […]

Pet Spotlight: Spend Quality Years With Brewster

Pet Spotlight: Spend Quality Years With Brewster

by Helen Hartel Brewster is a male, 10-year-old Parson terrier mix. He was transferred to Agoura from Bow Wows, an adoption event, after he remained unadopted. The volunteers felt he would do well here. It’s tough being a small, mixed, senior pup in a county shelter where there are lots of younger, cuter dogs from […]

Pet Spotlight: To Know Rogan is to Love Him

Pet Spotlight: To Know Rogan is to Love Him

by Helen Hartel This gorgeous chap is a recent return to the Agoura Animal Shelter and remains a volunteer favorite! He has had hard luck, and through a series of events, much has been learned about him. His name is Rogan and he is a six-year-old American Bulldog. His owner turned him in when they […]

Pet Spotlight: With Daisy, Silence is Golden

Pet Spotlight: With Daisy, Silence is Golden

by Helen Hartel There are lots of Chihuahuas at shelters these days but Daisy offers something special. She is a quiet dog, unlike so many of her breed. Unfortunately, being quiet also means that she is easily overlooked. Here are some things you should know about Daisy: She gets along with other small dogs and […]

‘We Are The Future,’ A Concert to Benefit the LVUSD Performing Arts

‘We Are The Future,’ A Concert to Benefit the LVUSD Performing Arts

(The following is from a press conference) The Las Virgenes Unified School District is proud to announce our fourth annual concert to benefit the performing arts. “We Are the Future” will be held on Friday, February 17, at 7 p.m. at the 650-seat, state-of-the-art Performing Arts Education Center on the campus of Calabasas High School […]

What’s On TV: New Hallmark Channel Valentine’s Day Special Day Movie: ‘A Dash of Love’

What’s On TV: New Hallmark Channel Valentine’s Day Special Day Movie: ‘A Dash of Love’

by Jeff Klayman Hello young lovers (and not so young too!). Mark your calendars with a large red heart for the next in Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Valentine’s Day:  A Dash of Love If, as Shakespeare wrote, “music be the food of love,” in this delightful comedy, “food” itself provides the catalyst for romance.  Jen […]

Pet Spotlight: Dayo ‘Wan’ Go Home’

Pet Spotlight: Dayo ‘Wan’ Go Home’

by Helen Hartel “Day-o, day-ay-ay-o! Daylight come and he wan’ go home…” Our robust five-year-old Dayo has been at the shelter since late October and is more than ready to go to his new home. He has many attributes but is often overlooked because of breed discrimination. You see, he may be a mix but is […]

The Money Savvy Mommy: How to Negotiate for a Better Job Title

The Money Savvy Mommy: How to Negotiate for a Better Job Title

by Mira Reverente It happens. You get a job offer with an acceptable salary and perks. But sometimes, your job title could use a bit more improvement. Many years ago, I was a restaurant manager. A couple of years into the job, I was offered a promotion at a different division of the company. I […]

Pet Spotlight: She Ain’t Nothin’ But a Hound Dog

Pet Spotlight: She Ain’t Nothin’ But a Hound Dog

by Helen Hartel She “ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog”…howlin’ some of the time…Yep our Lulu lives up to the classic hound characteristics with a melodic hound sound and following her nose! Just 10 years young, this still-lively senior gal loves play yard, sniff time and engaging with her favorite humans. Here are some things […]

The Wellness Corner: How to Create a Healthier You

The Wellness Corner: How to Create a Healthier You

By Dr. Eric Blum Are you feeling stressed-out? Run down? Exhausted? What choices are you making? When is now important enough? We all promise to take a vacation from our busy lifestyles and unplug, but many of us still bring our computers, phones and work with us on “our” vacations. It is not until an […]