Applauding Altruism

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn  The Kindergarten Teacher  Joanna Curtis

Philanthropy, Fun & Friendship Drive Woman’s Club

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn | Photography Fay Vahdani  “Philanthropy, fun and friendship" drives the Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club where members join forces to support worthy causes. Since the Club’s inception in 1925, PPWC members have dedicated their time and resources to preserve and enhance the quality of life in the Palisades by providing necessary services and resources to seniors, children and…

Compass’ Leading Ladies Guide Clients to Real Estate Success

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn  Whether a beachside estate or mountain retreat, luxury real estate starts with Compass’ all-star agents. With the mission to help everyone find their place in the world, Compass pairs technology with local talent to guide clients through an intelligent, seamless search and sell experience.  Malibu’s team features top female realtors dedicated to real estate success.

Females & Finance

 Article Jeff Runyan  In the recent nine years, the stock, bond and real estate markets have charged ahead, benefiting the portfolio of most investors. However, when it comes to identifying investment goals, selecting investments to achieve them and handling the portfolio along the way, there is an observable difference between the behaviors of women and men. In 1992, the book…

Palisades Dentists Open Up

 Article Sharon Levinsohn | Photography Nicola Buck Photography  Dr. Cerisa Moncayo of The Palisades Dentists, and her husband, Dr. Max Moncayo of Palisades Surgical Arts, are dedicated to providing compassionate and specialized care with state-of-the-art technology to all their dental and oral surgery patients. This dynamic couple—who are proud Navy veterans—are also happy to be living and working in the…

Zuma Wellness Promotes Health & Well-Being

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn  Renowned for their healthy, energy-giving premium vitamin shots and IV vitamin drips that reduce stress, improve focus and boost immunity, Zuma Wellness aims to promote good health through holistic, natural methods. Adding to their commitment to keeping the community healthy, Zuma Wellness now offers ongoing monthly events geared to help heal, educate and engage participants.  Acupuncture Sound…


 Article Provided  Many have watched the newest Belmont Village Senior Living Community, a California Mediterranean-style building, being built on the hill overlooking the 101 Freeway. The site of the 12th Belmont Village Community in California was chosen for its proximity to The Commons retail area and an array of other community facilities to make it easy for residents and their…

Heart of a Woman

I am truly awed and inspired by the amazing women in our communities. In this issue, you’ll find women doctors, lawyers, teachers, pilots, CPAs, realtors, dentists, mothers, wives, sisters, friends—all of them strong, confident, talented, empowered and powerful. We’ve heard the saying, “Behind every great man is a woman;” so what’s behind a great woman? … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

Family Fun Festival The 2nd Annual Malibu Festival takes place Sunday, May 6 at 30237 Morning View Drive in Malibu, The family event unites our community with an all ages festival-style fundraiser benefiting Malibu’s public elementary schools—100% of proceeds benefit Juan Cabrillo, Point Dume Marine Science and Webster elementary schools! Malibu Festival is a creative event … Continued

Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club Grants Community Awards

With over one million dollars granted to local charities through its philanthropic efforts, the Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club recently held its Grant Awards Night, funded by the annual Home Tour, held in November, The Club awarded more than $38,000 in grant funds to many local charities and organizations. Photography Courtesy of Fay Vahdani