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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 […]

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 […]

Watch Out For Rattlesnakes

Watch Out For Rattlesnakes

(The following is from a press release) Due to its close proximity to open space, many Westlake Village neighborhoods and businesses often encounter wildlife of all kinds. With summer around the corner, rattlesnakes are beginning to make appearances. In fact, a rattlesnake spotted at Three Springs Park today was subsequently removed and destroyed by the […]

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 […]

The local parks and trails can be your playground.

The Money Savvy Mommy: How to Stay Fit Without Breaking the Bank

by Mira Reverente If you live in sunny California, the fitness options are endless. Being this close to Hollywood, boutique and national chain gyms keep popping up everyday or so. Celebrity trainers and fad diets are a dime a dozen. The question is: is it affordable? Well, not always. I often get asked, “How do […]

What’s Happening at the Library

What’s Happening at the Library

Now that the holiday events have come to an end and more wet weather on the way, why not take advantage of the many fun, free programs offered at the local libraries. Here’s a listing of upcoming events by city: Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA 91302 Every Thursday – Pumpkin Patch Story Time, […]

Ho-ho-ho! "Have you all been good," asked Santa.

Local Santa Brings Joy and Toys to Oxnard Kids

By Mira Reverente “They like to ask me where my reindeers are and if I’m going to their house on Christmas Eve,” said Gary Cran, 66, better known as “Santa” to a small community in Oxnard. “I hope I fit in their chimneys or I might have to use the front door.” Since 2010, the […]

Sebastien LaGree in his element - teaching and helping people get fit.

Megaformer Madness at Grand Opening of Newbury Park Wellness Clinic

By Mira Reverente Each of the fitness classes were full Saturday during the grand opening of BodyRestoration Chiropractic in Newbury Park. Business owner and chiropractor Kristin Beierle formally opened her “wellness doors” to the public with a simple ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon. In attendance were friends, family, colleagues, neighbors and clients from the community and surrounding areas. […]

City of Agoura Hills Needs Volunteers for Community Service Day

City of Agoura Hills Needs Volunteers for Community Service Day

(The following is from a press release) Individuals, families, churches, schools, service clubs, scouts, and seniors are invited to sign up for the City of Agoura Hills’s Community Service Day taking place on Saturday, May 2. Work projects include painting, staining, gardening, cleaning and trash pick up at public parks and facilities. Sunscreen, water bottle […]

Summer Camp Guide 2015

Summer Camp Guide 2015

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 […]