Susan Pascal

The MomBuster: Arc InstaTemp Non-Touch Thermometer

The MomBuster is MythBusters for parents; testing products, blog posts, and parenting advice to see if real moms and dads will “Love it” or if it’s “Busted.”     Host and Mommyblogger Laura Nickerson takes product testing to a whole new level, using her sense of humor and shoot from the hip style to give […]

Weekend Holiday Happenings

Conejo Valley Happening stopped by a couple of the charitable holiday boutiques this weekend: Healthcare for Homeless Animals Holiday Boutique in Agoura Hills and the Cancer Support Community Holiday Homes Tour and Boutique in Westlake Village. Now in its seventh year, the Healthcare for Homeless Animals Annual Holiday Boutique raises funds for the medical care […]

A Place Where Jewish Kids Learn Faith and Tradition Without Temple Affiliation

Nomie Azoff believes that receiving a proper Jewish education does not necessitate a family belonging to a synagogue. This is why, in 2002, she opened Judaic Studies by Nomie (JSN), an independent Hebrew School unaffiliated with any Temple or organization. “What makes JSN different than all other unaffiliated programs is that students are learning to […]

Weekend Guide: Holiday Boutiques, Holiday Concerts and Touch-A-Truck Family Event

Weekend Guide: Holiday Boutiques, Holiday Concerts and Touch-A-Truck Family Event

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.        Dudley House Victorian Holiday Boutique in Ventura: The House is beautifully decorated inside by dozens of crafters who will be selling their items. 66th Annual […]

Weekend Guide: Happy Thanksgiving Day Weekend!

Weekend Guide: Happy Thanksgiving Day Weekend!

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.            Thanksgiving Day Thursday!   12th Annual Turkey Day Dash in Thousand Oaks: The 5K run/walk and 1K family fun run/walk is held at […]

Conejo Valley Holiday Shopping Guide 2016

‘Tis the season for shopping in the Conejo Valley! We’re here to help you find something special for everyone on your list with our 2016 Conejo Valley Happening Holiday Shopping Guide. Check out these fabulous gift and service ideas from our local proprietors. And remember to #ShopLocal! For Someone who… …Loves sweet treats and unique gifts: […]

The Holidays Come Alive at the Annual Tree Lighing Event in Thousand Oaks

The parking lot of the Promenade at Westlake was transformed into a winter wonderland for the 21st annual Holiday Tree Lighting Friday night. Hundreds of people from across the Conejo Valley enjoyed music and dance by the 40s-inspired Beverly Belles, snowfall, fireworks and, of course, the arrival of Santa Clause. Enjoy some of our video […]

Festival Celebrates Screenwriters, Student Filmmakers

Screenwriters Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio (Despicable Me films, The Secret Life of Pets) hosted the second annual “Best Films Ever Written” film festival at the Agoura High Performing Arts Education Center in Agoura Hills Friday night. Following a screening of their pick, 500 Days of Summer, Paul, an Agoura Hills resident, and Daurio interviewed the film’s screenwriter, Scott Neustadter. The […]

Weekend Guide: Holiday Boutiques, Annual Tree Lighting and ‘The Greatest Movies Ever Written!’

Weekend Guide: Holiday Boutiques, Annual Tree Lighting and ‘The Greatest Movies Ever Written!’

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.        Christmas Boutique in Simi Valley: Benefiting Good Shepherd Lutheran School. Cinco & Ken present, ‘The Greatest Movies Ever Written!’: The Agoura Hill Cultural Arts Commission along […]

This Week in Astrology With Nick Newmont: Nov. 17-23, Uranus Retrograde Revisited

by Nick Newmont Ninety percent of we astrologers saw Hillary Clinton being elected due to the current “popularity” in her chart because of all of the planets in her tenth house. And it is true that she won the popular vote but was not elected president. With Uranus retrograde, one thing that is predictable is unexpected […]