Where to Volunteer In and Around the Conejo Valley
Posted 2 years 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…
‘We Are The Future,’ A Concert to Benefit the LVUSD Performing Arts
Posted 5 months ago

(The following is from a press conference)

The Las Virgenes Unified School District is proud to announce our fourth annual concert…

‘We Are The Future,’ A Concert to Benefit the…
Pet Spotlight
Posted 6 months ago

by Helen Hartel

“Day-o, day-ay-ay-o! Daylight come and he wan' go home..."

Our robust five-year-old Dayo has been at the shelter since late…

Pet Spotlight: Dayo ‘Wan’ Go Home’
Introducing Conejo Valley Fit
Posted 7 months ago

by Tom Chowanec 

Hi, Conejo Valley! I'm Tom Chowanec, and I am a personal trainer/gym owner. I will be writing Conejo…

Introducing ‘Conejo Valley Fit’
Weekend Holiday Happenings
Posted 8 months ago

Conejo Valley Happening stopped by a couple of the charitable holiday boutiques this weekend: Healthcare for Homeless Animals Holiday Boutique…

Weekend Holiday Happenings
Judaic Studies by Nomie
Posted 8 months ago

Nomie Azoff believes that receiving a proper Jewish education does not necessitate a family belonging to a synagogue. This is…

A Place Where Jewish Kids Learn Faith and Tra…
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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, […]

Sponsorship Opportunities for 4th Annual Triunfo YMCA Golf Classic

Sponsorship Opportunities for 4th Annual Triunfo YMCA Golf Classic

(The following is from a press release) The Triunfo YMCA is seeking sponsors for its 4th annual golf classic, Monday, May 1, 2017 at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village. Proceeds from the event will go toward YMCA childcare, summer camps and youth and adult enrichment and fitness programs. The title sponsor is […]

‘Taboo’ A New Miniseries Starring Tom Hardy Premieres On FX, Tuesday January 10th At 10 p.m.

‘Taboo’ A New Miniseries Starring Tom Hardy Premieres On FX, Tuesday January 10th At 10 p.m.

by Sandi Berg Tom Hardy stars as a revenge-seeking adventurer in this eight-episode conspiracy thriller from Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) that’s set in the early 1800s. Hardy himself developed the story. Set in 1814, the series follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably […]

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‘Emerald City’ A New Series On NBC Premieres Friday January 6th At 9 p.m.

By Sandi Berg Tune in Friday night for NBC’s Wizard of Oz reboot.  We’re certainly not in Kansas anymore, (to quote a more naive Dorothy), in this much darker, more-adult take on the classic story. For one thing, Dorothy (True Detective’s Adria Arjona) is no longer a child; she’s 20 years old, and even her canine […]

Pet Spotlight: This Mango is Sweet, Ripe And Ready For Adoption

Pet Spotlight: This Mango is Sweet, Ripe And Ready For Adoption

by Helen Hartel Mango, a five-year-old female Pit Bull mix, had a nice, loving home until her landlord said the breed was no longer welcome. Unfortunately, misinformation about “pittie” types is rampant among lay people, with or without community laws, excluding dominant breeds. According to the ASPCA there is no evidence that breed-specific laws make […]

The Money Savvy Mommy: Four Must-Read Money Books

The Money Savvy Mommy: Four Must-Read Money Books

by Mira Reverente In doing research for my book, I read so many personal finance, self-improvement and women empowerment books. Most of them were good and concise with no-nonsense approaches to money and empowerment. As we start the new year, I would like to share four of my favorites for your reading pleasure or to […]

The Wellness Corner: ESC, The Digital Age of Neck Pain

The Wellness Corner: ESC, The Digital Age of Neck Pain

by Dr. Eric Blum We are in full swing of the digital age. All correspondence is now primarily virtual. This interaction between humans includes business, casual acquaintances and worse, our more intimate partners. With so much time spent in our virtual world, our physical bodies, especially our neck and back, are suffering from diseases inclusive […]

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 […]

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Pet Spotlight: Enjoy This Cookie for the Holidays

by Helen Hartel Captivating Cookie is a beautiful eight-year-old Australian mix that was transferred to the Agoura shelter in the hope that she will find a happy home for the holidays. She is a great, medium size with a fun, medium energy. Here are some things you should know about Cookie: She is a beautiful […]

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 […]