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The Calabasas Film Festival Honors Local Student Filmmakers

Steven Spielberg made his first full-length independent film when he was just 16 years old and produced his first professional short while still in college. A panel of industry professionals chose 15 films created by local high school students to be screened during the Calabasas Film Festival’s Student Day this past September. Dedicated to honoring […]

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Shine a Light on Human Trafficking

Thousand Oaks residents Janet Craig and her husband, Doug Grossman, illuminate the growing problem of sex trafficking both here and abroad in their upcoming film, The Hotline Movie (thehotlinemovie.com). This fictional story about one suburban family’s emotional upheaval after their foster daughter is abducted and forced into human trafficking, concerns an all too real subject. Human […]

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Experience True Horse Power

at the Bell Canyon Equestrian Center To ride a horse is to truly feel alive as you canter unfettered beneath blue skies. Throughout history, horse and rider have created one of the best marriages between human and beast. From ancient warriors on horseback to the valiant riders of the Pony Express, this dynamic duo has […]

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Family Photos

In a world where we always have a camera at our finger tips, you would think we would be getting tired of family photos. But we aren’t. Family photos document events and times in our lives we want to remember. They become a recording of family history. Family photographs tell a story. And from these […]

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Muddy Warriors

Believe in Yourself and Grow Stronger Every Day Author and teacher Christian D. Larson wrote, “…know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” Two local Calabasas moms raising seven kids between them, Laura Brug and Klaudia Moran, clearly understand what it’s like to overcome obstacles. So, they created Muddy Warriors […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Take a peek at the great gift idease we have in store for you. Share in the spirit of giving. Polacheck’s Jewelers Rahaminov Diamonds are as beautiful as the women who wear them. The 18K Yellow Gold Bezel Set Ring featuring a 5.52ct Emerald Cut H-VS2 GIA by Rahaminov Diamonds is exquisitely made to dazzle […]

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Exceptional Real Estate Professionals 2018

While there are many factors that contribute to home sales, experts predict that Southern California will continue as one of the most desired places to live in the country. Our climate, high-paying jobs, interesting geography, lifestyle, and recreation make our area a magnet for people around the world. Other factors—such as price growth, interest rates, and lack of new construction—still make buying or selling a home or investing in the real estate market a complex process whereby you need a professional agent by your side. The following section highlights some of the most exceptional realtors in our community. By sharing their profiles, we hope it can help you determine the real estate agent or agency best suited to fit your individual needs and objectives.

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Why People Love Their Dogs

Dog Is God Spelled Backwards. “If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am.” — Charles Yu People clearly love their dogs and other pets with a passion that goes right to their souls. Why are folks so enamored with these furry creatures? Some say they adore […]

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Embracing our Strengths and Differences Across Generations

In America, we have six living generations, with six very distinct and often different characteristics. Each generation has different likes, dislikes, and attributes. A person’s birth date may not always be indicative of his or her generational characteristics, but as a group, each generation often has similarities. And each generation—with its strengths and weaknesses—can teach […]

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Making a Difference: Jesse London Shares His Story with Creativity and Wisdom

Ten-year-old Jesse London has been handling his autoimmune disease, alopecia, which causes extensive hair loss, with incredible creativity and dignity. His mission, to educate everyone about alopecia, has already taken many forms. Jesse and his brother Dylan created a comic book about a superhero with alopecia. Jesse was also recently a guest on the Hallmark […]

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Making a Difference: Singer/Songwriter Sophie Rose Serenades the Stars

Many of us grew up with stars in our eyes hoping to become a famous singer, actress, or musician. Sophie Rose actually made her musical dreams come true. Since age 9, she has been singing and writing songs. She started performing at community events in Calabasas as a young teen. Sophie attended Round Meadow Elementary […]

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Making a Difference: Trey Spellman Receives Stamp of Approval

Trey Spellman, a recent high school graduate from Hidden Hills, received a prestigious full scholarship from Stamps Scholars to attend the University of Southern California this fall. One of only two incoming USC freshmen to receive this scholarship, Trey’s outstanding academic excellence, leadership experience, and exceptional character make him a worthy recipient.Only 230 students were […]

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