Examining Autism

Marcia Hinds and her husband, Frank, were devastated when their 4-year-old son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The psychiatrist, a leading specialist in the Minneapolis area where the Westlake Village couple then lived, told them he would probably need to be institutionalized.

Learn on Your Terms with Tutorvero

Whether it’s Algebra, History or SAT Prep, finding online educational support is quick and easy, thanks to Tutorvero. The online tutoring service matches students with experienced high-quality educators to address each individual’s specific needs.

It’s a New Year! (and what are we going to do about it?)

It’s 2020 and I still am puzzled about what to make of it. On a certain level I am surprised that I even made it to the third decade of the 21st century! When I was very young in the 50s, whenever I heard a plane fly over our house in the middle of the … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Paramount Run Paramount Ranch welcomes runners to wear their best holiday costume January 25 at the trail runs. Run a 10k, half marathon, 30k, marathon or 50k while dressed in holiday garb and run in style. Awards will be given to the male and female runners dressed up with the “most” holiday spirit! Enjoy pastries, … Continued

Malibu Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk Finishes Big

Thousands of runners from across the country and the world participated in the sold-out event presented by Rusnak BMW, collectively raising almost $55,000 for the Boys and Girls Club of Malibu. The 11th annual run along PCH featured a special surprise at the finish line when runner Jeff Sullivan proposed to his stunned fiancé, Laura … Continued

Stay Healthy & Fit with Local Wellness Providers

Abundant beauty and natural resources top the list of things to love in this region, as do the many skilled and talented area health and wellness providers. Whatever health needs may arise, finding an expert provider to address concerns and keep us fit and healthy is a breeze. Here are a few of our favorites!

Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute

It all started with the dream of 5-year-old boy living in St. Louis, Missouri. He wanted to save animals and he loved the water! Sam was also a smart, curious and adventurous kid with an easy smile and gregarious laugh. As Sam grew up so did his passion for making a difference and love of life. He worked hard to…

Smile Your Way to Health

To smile or not to smile? Is that even a question? Apparently, it is. Earlier this year, when a fan asked Kim Kardashian about her secret for smooth skin, her answer had media outlets going bonkers: “Don’t smile.” 

“Radical Beauty: Malibu Rising”

"Once the storm is over, you won't remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. But, one thing certain: when you come out of the storm, you won't be the same person that walked in. That's what this storm is all about.”

Rising Stars

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza recently celebrated 25 years of bringing arts and entertainment to the Conejo Valley. Pacific Festival Ballet has been a part of that story since 1994 and continues to make dance history in the community today.