Charity

On the main stage, Hartman creates a drawing for lucky audience member, Isabelle.

‘Fairly OddParents’ Creator, Chalk Artist to Headline 2016 Reyes Adobe Days

Butch Hartman–the creator of Nickelodeon’s Fairly OddParents, Tough Puppy and Danny Phantom–and chalk artist Tracy Lee Stum, will be the grand marshall and featured artist, respectively, at the 12th annual Reyes Adobe Days (RAD), Oct. 6-9 in Agoura Hills. Hartman, who will premier Bunsen is a Beast on Nickelodeon in 2017, recently designed the Noog Network app and […]

The Carnival For Las Virgenes Schools to Offer Fun For the Whole Family

The Carnival For Las Virgenes Schools to Offer Fun For the Whole Family

The Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools is once again hosting their Back to School Carnival next month in Agoura Hills, bringing three days of family fun and entertainment to the community. The event will take place at Whizin Market Square (28914 Roadside Drive) September 9-11. Admission to the event is free and proceeds will benefit the local schools. “Over […]

Cupcakes and Wishes is a charity started by Kamdon Kodimer, 13 (left), so sick kids at Children's Hospital LA can have birthday parties. Also pictured is his mom, Lisa, and Alex Stiller.

Photo Gallery: Community Expo Showcases Women in Business

Women-run businesses and non-profits were represented at the Women’s Expo, held at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center on Sunday. Enjoy some highlights in our photo gallery.

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 […]

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 […]

Players have fun while raising needed funds for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Holds Successful Golf Tournament

(The following is from a press release) The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley held a successful Golf Tournament recently at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village. The event drew some 170 players and the money raised will help fund programs at the clubs within the Boys & Girls Clubs organization. […]

Sotheby’s International Realty in Westlake Village Donates to Triunfo YMCA

Sotheby’s International Realty in Westlake Village Donates to Triunfo YMCA

By Diane Rumbaugh The Triunfo YMCA facility currently under construction off of Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Westlake Village received a $10,000 donation from Sotheby’s International Realty in Westlake Village. The donation was officially received during a gathering at the YMCA construction site on Wednesday, June 15. “We are proud to give back to the community […]

Mountains Restoration Trust Looking For Volunteers

Mountains Restoration Trust Looking For Volunteers

Looking for an opportunity to work in the great outdoors and help our beautiful environment? Mountains Restoration Trust is a nonprofit organization that is committed to working in partnership with the community to preserve, protect and enhance the natural resources of the Santa Monica Mountains. They host a variety of volunteer events from native oak […]

NPS staff Antonio Solario with SAMO Youth Ammy Baez who told guests about the SAMO Youth program.

Santa Monica Mountains National Parks Service Celebrates 100 Years of Beauty, Conservation

The Santa Monica Mountains National Park Service was feted last weekend for reaching its milestone centennial birthday. On Saturday evening, approximately 200 guests enjoyed the outdoor ambience at the Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas to celebrate. Former Congressman Anthony C. Beilenson, who was honored, was instrumental in the creation of […]