Patient-Focused Physician Aims to Improve Vision for All

From the time we open them in the morning until we close them at bedtime, our eyes play a very important role in our lives and well-being. So when age-related or genetic issues affect our vision, an experienced, skilled physician like Dr. Rajesh Khanna of Khanna Vision Institute in Westlake Village is essential to restoring your eyes to health.

Connecting with Community:

Each year, hundreds of alumni across the nation serve with their local chapters at nonprofit organizations on Step Forward Day—which was established more than three decades ago by two Seaver College students and now involves alumni, parents, faculty and staff from all five of Pepperdine's schools.

Give Love & Compassion

Once again we are devoting much of our September issue to the people and organizations that support our communities. Call it giving back, philanthropy, generosity or just getting involved…they are all bright lights in what has become a rather divisive society that is increasingly lacking in bright lights. Bless them all. These days, everyone seems … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Caffeinated Verse This monthly Poetry Open Mic event with Malibu Poet Laureate Ellen Reich takes place Saturday, September 7 at the Malibu Library. Join local poets for a morning open mic featuring published, aspiring or otherwise work. Bring a poem to share and garner encouragement from peers and derive energy from performing before an audience. … Continued

Malibu Chamber Members Enjoy Sunset Mixer & the Arts

Members of the Malibu Chamber of Commerce mixed and mingled at Pepperdine University's Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, the premier performing arts venue in Malibu. The Center for the Arts presented its innovative programming while guests networked in the Frederick R. Weisman Museum.  Photography Ben Malkin

Bon Appetit!

The Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club enjoyed a pasta making class taught by member Joanna Curtis, an elementary school teacher with a passion for cooking. They learned the basics of making pasta dough and forming it into “sheets” that were then transformed into handmade tagliatelle and ravioli. They ended by cooking the pasta and sharing a … Continued

Malibu Chili Cook-Off Challenge and Carnival Benefits Area Youth

Residents who want to help Malibu youth and love chili can come with an appetite for the Boys and Girls Club of Malibu’s (BGCM) 38th Annual Chili Cook-Off Challenge, starting Friday, August 30 through Monday, September 2.

Malibu’s 2nd Poet Laureate Shares Joy of Her Craft

Prose-loving locals have likely crossed paths with Malibu’s second Poet Laureate, Ellen Reich, a longtime area resident and prolific writer who enjoys sharing her love of poetry with the community.

College Bound

This fall, like thousands of other parents, I will take my baby to school, just as I have hundreds of other times, but this time will be different. This September, I’ll drop my little girl off at school, but I won’t be picking her up later that afternoon—no, this time she’s off to college, where she will likely remain until…

Harry Barovksy Memorial Youth Commission:

The Harry Barovksy Memorial Youth Commission, created in 1999 by the Malibu City Council, was developed to provide young people in the community with a platform to make recommendations to the council on matters concerning the city's programs and projects that are structured to serve them and their families.