Summer Camp Guide 2015
Posted 3 months ago

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
Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo Valley
Posted 7 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…
Hoops of Hope
Posted 3 days ago

In 2013, Todd Ross, owner of the Westlake Village-based mortgage brokerage, The Ross Group, started serving waffles to neighboring businesses…

Local Business Serves Up Waffles, Raises Fund…
Pet Spotlight
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by Helen Hartel

At one year old, Sid is still considered a puppy and some of his behaviors reflect this. He has…

Pet Spotlight: Have Fun With Sid
Pet Spotlight
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by Helen Hartel

Our silly Spice girl is at it again. Now that the hot days are here, she loves lounging…

Pet Spotlight: Add a Little Spice To Your Lif…
Pet Spotlight
Posted 3 weeks ago

by Helen Hartel

It’s hard to imagine that someone wouldn’t go to all lengths to search for their diminutive lost pet,…

Pet Spotlight: The Best Things Come In Small …
Osteria Orto
Posted 3 weeks ago

by Mira Reverente

Dreaming of an Italian getaway or food-based vacation this summer? Look no further than Agoura Hills and Osteria Orto.

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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 […]

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. […]

Weekend Guide: Free Movies, Free Concerts and Olympic Training Camp!

Weekend Guide: Free Movies, Free Concerts and Olympic Training Camp!

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.        ‘The Lion King’ Free Screening at Conejo Valley YMCA: The movies begin at dusk and are open to the community. Free Family Movie Screening at […]

This Week in Astrology With Nick Newmont: July 21-27, 2016 Presidential Election, Saturn Direct

This Week in Astrology With Nick Newmont: July 21-27, 2016 Presidential Election, Saturn Direct

by Nick Newmont As the summer heats up, so does the interest in the presidential election. The Republican Convention is behind us, the Democrats are next. In the following two weeks, my articles will focus on the Astrological charts of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. I will focus on their transits and progressions all the […]

Local Business Serves Up Waffles, Raises Funds for Charities

Local Business Serves Up Waffles, Raises Funds for Charities

In 2013, Todd Ross, owner of the Westlake Village-based mortgage brokerage, The Ross Group, started serving waffles to neighboring businesses and clients to “encourage a sense of community. At the time, he had no idea how popular the idea would become. ‘Our first event, we caused a power surge in our office as we connected five […]

Pet Spotlight: Have Fun With Sid

Pet Spotlight: Have Fun With Sid

by Helen Hartel At one year old, Sid is still considered a puppy and some of his behaviors reflect this. He has an exuberance that’s considered normal for his age, and his joyful attitude is infectious. Turned in for being “too energetic,” he has begun to slow down since his arrival at the shelter. Here are […]

Stop making excuses and take that leap of faith.

The Money Savvy Mommy: Stop Making Excuses

by Mira Reverente “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”  – Jim Rohn Have you ever heard someone say they won’t do something because they’re afraid? The retiree who won’t travel, because they’re afraid of traveling alone; your friend who won’t launch a business, […]

The cast at the Cabrillo Music Theatre

Cabrillo Music Theatre Supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley and other Non-profit Organizations for a Day at the Theatre!

(The following is from a press release) Cabrillo Music Theatre is teaming up with local businesses to provide the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley and other area non-profits serving low-income youth an opportunity to experience live theater at no cost. Some 450 kids will attend Cabrillo Music Theatre’s Broadway quality production of […]

Local YMCA Branches Collecting Food for Manna This Summer

Local YMCA Branches Collecting Food for Manna This Summer

(The following is from a press release) YMCA branches in the Conejo and Simi valleys are collecting donated food to give to Manna, the Conejo Valley food bank. Families that rely on subsidized breakfasts and lunches for their children during the school lunch no longer have access to these healthy meals so the YMCA is […]

Weekend Guide: Native American Powwow, Dive In Movie and the 19th Annual Pooch Parade

Weekend Guide: Native American Powwow, Dive In Movie and the 19th Annual Pooch Parade

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.        Dive In Movie Night in Calabasas, ‘Descendants’: Free outdoor screening of Disney’s Descendants. Doors open at 6 p.m., Free swimming and family fun entertainment from […]

The Travel Muse: How to Make Vietnamese Pho Ba|| Cook Like A World Traveler

The Travel Muse: How to Make Vietnamese Pho Ba|| Cook Like A World Traveler

by Nathalie Basha So where to begin with this soup?! This is pretty much all I ate during my three-week trip around Vietnam, and to this day, it’s my favorite memory from that country. What’s great about it is every family has their own way of making the soup, so it was always slightly different […]

Pet Spotlight: Add a Little Spice To Your Life

Pet Spotlight: Add a Little Spice To Your Life

by Helen Hartel Our silly Spice girl is at it again. Now that the hot days are here, she loves lounging in the “doggie pool.” Add in a ball and she is in doggie heaven! Spice, a six-year-old German shepherd mix, is an active girl seeking an active family who will indulge her joy of […]