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Celebrating Moms and Dads!

One thing we’ve learned from the past year is just how important it is to cherish special moments with our loved ones. This Mother’s and Father’s Day,

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Twin Sisters and Authors

Local teens, Malia and Jade Haakonsen, both seniors at Oaks Christian High School, recently had their first books published on Amazon. The Agoura-native twin sisters, inspired by their special interests that arose from their studies—including history, psychology, and anthropology courses taken over the past two years at Oaks Christian and in the dual-enrollment program with […]

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Inspiring Teen’s Charity

Shoes for Souls Struck by the homeless living conditions she noticed around L.A.’s Staples Center at only 12 years old, Lindsay Sobel was inspired to make a difference. Now a junior at Sierra Canyon School, Lindsey started her charity, Shoes for Souls, in 2016 as a Mitzvah project. The charity provides new or gently worn […]

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Great Gifts for Mom & Dad 2021

This is the time of year when we celebrate the most deserving people in our lives as we honor our moms and dads. Mother’s and Father’s Day are two of the best opportunities to celebrate family, allowing us to express just how special our parents are with gifts that come from the heart.

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Women in Business 2021

Patte Gilbert | Heidi AdamsREALTORS® TWO POWERFUL AGENTS. TWO POWERFUL OFFICES. ONE POWERFUL PAIR. Patte Gilbert and Heidi Adams are strong, independent businesswomen in the real estate community, serving the Calabasas and Hidden Hills market for over 30 years. Both are long-time residents and have raised their families here. Together, their strengths and expertise create […]

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Staying Connected

We love to see so many people
continuing to find new and exciting ways to enjoy life while respecting health and safety guidelines. Many of us are spending more time outdoors, making us realize just how
much our bodies and minds relish
the fresh air.

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How We’re Giving Back

After a trying year, many of us found a sense of gratitude in helping others and building community. We were inspired to assist families in need, encourage healthcare workers, donate to charities, and pursue a variety of volunteer work.

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Have you chosen your Word of the Year?

Even though we are about a year into the pandemic, we are still trying to navigate through uncharted waters. We downplayed our holidays, and making New Year’s resolutions seemed almost cruel after already having to give up so much. Therefore, a word of the year seems like a healthy compromise. But what exactly is a […]

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Artist by Accident

Wallace Wyss had every intention of pursuing a major in art when he attended Wayne State University in his hometown of Detroit. But life had other plans that turned Wallace onto a successful 40-year career in advertising as a copywriter. It was only by accident in 2007 that his painting of racecar driver Carroll Shelby […]

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Painting of Calabasas Lake

Calabasas resident and vice president of the Westlake Village Art Guild Suparna Sain found her talent as an artist at an early age, beginning to enter competitions at age 12. As her talent continuously developed, Suparna drew inspiration for her artwork from her childhood memories and many other special moments in time that left a […]

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Into Africa

Growing up as an only child with an incredibly active imagination, Stacy Erin Myers DeFranco remembers her favorite pastime as using Crayola crayons to create her very first masterpieces. Fast-forward to her adult life and you’ll see how she translated her love for illustrating and creating into a successful career as a professional fine artist, […]

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Calabasas Mayor James Bozajian

Mayor James Bozajian entered his sixth term in office as mayor of Calabasas with a brave face and positive outlook for the future of his beloved city. “Because I have spent the totality of my life in this region, I care deeply about Calabasas,” says Mayor Bozajian. Bozajian first joined the City Council only six […]

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