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Young Entrepreneurs: JD Slajchert

Channeling Love and Loss into Literature Twenty-four-year-old Malibu author JD Slajchert’s biggest passion in life was basketball, playing for University of California, Santa Barbara and Oak Park High School. His whole world changed at 17 when he met “a little angel,” a 6-year-old boy with sickle cell disease named Luc Bodden. Luc was JD’s biggest […]

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Young Entrepreneurs: Brynn Tiano

Creating a Culture of Kindness Brynn Tiano continues to inspire others with her new children’s book, Charlotte McGee, Proud to Be Me. The 17-year-old Calabasas High School student already helped create an empowerment group called InnerStarGirl with her mom, Lisa, and younger sister, Mia, after realizing how extensive the issue of bullying was among teenage […]

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Young Entrepreneurs: Cole Thomas

Cultivate Your Passion to Succeed Local native Cole Thomas met Ken Swegles on a bottling line in 2013. Three years later, after traveling, tasting, and working with wine, they decided to create their own label, Madson Wines. They launched their first bottles in 2018. The seeds of Cole’s inspiration were initially planted while working for […]

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TEAMBuild with Homes 4 Families

Help Build the Homes for the Brave Did you know that many of your neighbors have helped to build homes for low-income military families? They have done so through their generous donations and have physically helped build with their companies and schools. Homes 4 Families’ TEAMBuilds is a teambuilding program for corporations and association groups. […]

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On the Other Side of the Camera

It’s not the eye. It’s the Heart… What makes one photographer good and another one GREAT? Is it the equipment? Is it an eye for composition? Is it the lighting? Or is it an intangible… Most of us, (even in this age of the ubiquitous selfie and constant social media postings) are typically nervous or […]

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Atrium

An Elevated Cannabis Experience in the Heart of Woodland Hills A store carrying bath bombs, topicals, tinctures, and lotions sounds like an upscale beauty boutique. Add vaporizer cartridges, delectable edibles, cannabis flowers, and CBD-only products and it soon becomes clear that the recently opened Atrium in Woodland Hills is actually a high-end cannabis retailer. More […]

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Fighting Cancer with Sarah’s Breasties and Hope

Sarah Holtzman’s loyal friends formed a walking group, Sarah’s Breasties, in 2015 while she was in the hospital recovering from a double mastectomy. Their objectives were twofold: to honor Sarah and raise funds and awareness for City of Hope’s The Walk for Hope. Brave warrior Sarah has participated every year since, and her team has […]

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Best Friends Battle Flames

Beating the odds together “Leave your houses, now!” Pamela Cole, her husband Cliff, and son Preston, were evacuated from their Agoura Hills home on November 9 during the Woolsey and Hill fires. They gathered some belongings, took a few pictures of the house, and headed to their ranch in Acton, California, which they’d always considered […]

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And the Healing Begins…

It is human nature to wonder in times of both joy and tragedy, Why them and not us? This is especially true when a firestorm rages throughout the town, destroying neighbors’ homes while sparing yours, or vice versa. All told, the Woolsey Fire that ignited on November 8, 2018, burned 96,949 acres of land in […]

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The Borderline Tragedy

Looking for Light at the End of the Tunnel On the night of November 7, the country watched in horror as the news reported a mass shooter firing upon patrons of the Thousand Oaks establishment Borderline Bar & Grill. Suddenly, so many of our friends and family had become another horrific statistic of gun violence. […]

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Raiman Rocks

The Perfect Marriage of Love and Diamonds Love and diamonds have long proved to be an ideal match. This is especially true at Raiman Rocks. Utilizing his three decades of experience in the diamond and jewelry manufacturing business, Gall Raiman founded Raiman Rocks in Calabasas in 2006. After Gall married Galit a few years ago, […]

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Valentine’s Gift Guide 2019

Raiman Rocks Searching for the perfect diamond for your one-of-a-kind Valentine? Look no further! Raiman Rocks designs unique jewelry pieces that fit your wildest imagination. Specializing in large colorless and fancy color diamonds and precious gems from all over the world. 23622 Calabasas Rd., #111Calabasas818.224.2222raimanrocks.com The Kingdom The premiere destination for luxury shoes and accessories, […]

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