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‘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 […]

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The Money Savvy Mommy: How to Escape the Comparison Trap

by Mira Reverente Do you often catch yourself scrolling through your social media feed and feeling some resentment and envy at times? Perhaps it was the photos of your neighbor’s European vacation, your co-worker’s new sports car or your high school chum’s recent job promotion? Guilty as charged! I remember four or five years ago, […]

Weekend Guide: Happy Holidays!

Weekend Guide: Happy Holidays!

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.      Live Music at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks: “Midnight Train” Live Music at The Promenade at Westlake: “The Chase Manhattan Syndicate”   Enjoy Ranger Game […]

The Money Savvy Mommy: Why Resolutions Aren’t For Everyone

The Money Savvy Mommy: Why Resolutions Aren’t For Everyone

by Mira Reverente One year ago, around this time, a friend asked me if I had set my goals for the following year. I gave her a quizzical look and asked, “What goals?” Since it was almost the new year, I had resolutions in mind. Just like everyone else, I used to come up with […]

Weekend Guide: Arctic Lights, Santa’s Reindeer and Oak Park Holiday Parade and Regatta

Weekend Guide: Arctic Lights, Santa’s Reindeer and Oak Park Holiday Parade and Regatta

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.        Salon Nuuvo Holiday Open House: Join Salon Nuuvo for their holiday open house. Enjoy cocktails, shopping and free gifts. Holiday Parade of Lights & Fireworks […]

The Money Savvy Mommy: How to Prioritize During the Busy Season

The Money Savvy Mommy: How to Prioritize During the Busy Season

by Mira Reverente How many times have you heard these: “I’m too busy this month. Can we reschedule?” “There’s so much to do.” “I have to do this, and that (insert tasks), and so on and so forth before this and that (insert activities).” “I can’t wait until after the holidays are over so I […]

The MomBuster: Teether Test

The MomBuster: Teether Test

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.”  

Weekend Guide: Santa Meet & Greets, Holiday Events and Meet ‘The Property Brothers’

Weekend Guide: Santa Meet & Greets, Holiday Events and Meet ‘The Property Brothers’

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. The Bethlehem […]

The MomBuster: Arc InstaTemp Non-Touch Thermometer

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 […]

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

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 […]