Home Is Where the Art Is…

We have lived in Westlake Village since 2004. As the years have passed, when it came down to easy access to performing arts and entertainment, we have found ourselves increasingly challenged by traffic on the 101. Anytime we wanted to go to Los Angeles for theater, music, museums, dining, sports or shopping, it was difficult. An evening of world-class jazz…

Divine Dining for Valentines

Celebrate love and friendship this Valentine's Day by dining out with that special someone or gathering with friends at one of these local favorite spots perfect for enjoying a memorable evening.

Creative Visions: Igniting the Spark of Creative Activism

Malnourishment, climate change, poverty, human rights, youth and education—shining light on these important issues to raise awareness and find solutions is the force behind Creative Visions, a Malibu nonprofit dedicated to igniting the spark of creative activism through media and the arts.

Local Angels Raise Funds for Animals

Animal lovers gathered in the hills of Malibu for the 1st annual benefit for Veterinary Angels' The Little Angels Project and their rescue partners. Proceeds go toward helping animals in need. 

Community Celebrates at David Tishbi Jewelers

David Tishbi Jewelry celebrated their Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting 
event. David Tishbi is an internationally recognized, award-winning jewelry designer and 
entrepreneur known for his unique mixed-metal “hand-hammered” jewelry and his 
outstanding spinner ring collections.

Malibu AVA Highlights Local Vineyards

A Sunday afternoon of tasting wines from our wonderful local wineries from the Malibu Coast AVA. Why drive or fly hundreds of miles when we have great wine in our own backyard? 

February 2018 Around Town

Support local theatre at Theatre Palisades’ production of Arthur Miller’s “The Price,” which runs through Feb. 18. Nominated for two Tony awards in 1968, “The Price” explores the humanity of two brothers who meet after many years to dispose of their dead parents' property. Their confrontation leads them to examine the events and qualities of their very different lives and…

Ronald S. Barak: A Palisadian with the Write Stuff

Combining his impressive legal background, knowledge of politics and knack for storytelling into a second accidental career as a writer of legal thrillers, Pacific Palisades resident Ron Barak published his first novel, The Amendment Killer, last November.

Bonds: Should I Stay or Do I Go?

With the Federal Reserve Board executing on their promise to raise interest rates, the old axiom “when rates rise, bond prices fall” puts investors in a precarious situation. The question, “Should I retain bonds in the portfolio or sell them because they’ll lose value?” has merit and highlights a reasonable concern that follows the right train of thought. However, while…

Spread a Little Self-Love

Do you sometimes feel like you are always putting yourself last on your own list? Well, I’m right there with you. There are some people who put themselves first in everything they do and only think for themselves first. Some may think this is selfish, while others see it as a form of self-love.