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Living With a New Normal

We can’t stay home for forever in our own little quarantine bub-bles. We have to learn to live with COVID-19 in the safest and healthiest way we can and start our new normal life. Who would have thought that we would wind up here? But we have, and we have to adapt and live our […]

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Shop Local

Now that we’ve entered another phase of the pandemic, it’s time to get back out there and shop locally at all our favorite stores in Calabasas and the surrounding areas. Retail therapy not only comforts our hunter-gatherer spirit, it keeps our local economy alive. Shopping in brick-and mortar stores close to home even saves on […]

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Women in Business 2020

Throughout history, women have been known to make their jobs look effortless, whether they are running small, local companies or leading multinational corporations. We’d like to honor some of our local businesswomen who treat their teams like family as they mentor staff and provide shining examples of fortitude and ingenuity. Most women already possess certain […]

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Pay It Forward Challenge 2020

We live in a busy world, and time is flying by us at warp speed. We all live by our phones and devices and communicate through these devices more than picking up the phone to make a call and check on someone like we used to. It’s easy to disconnect from face-to-face, old-fashioned contact. We […]

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Have You Chosen Your Word of the Year Yet?

I bet you are wondering what that means. Many people make New Year’s resolutions—a list of what they want to change or accomplish throughout the year. By March, those lists are forgotten, and we are back to our old, familiar ways. So instead of a resolution, choose a word for the year, or let it […]

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Putting Our Best Food Forward

Millions of pounds of produce are wasted each year in this country. At the same time, one in nine Californians lack adequate access to food. Local nonprofit Food Forward provides a great solution by connecting surplus fruit and vegetables with hunger relief agencies. Food Forward’s originsIn January 2009, Food Forward Founder/Executive Director Rick Nahmias was […]

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The Loss of a Legend

People around the world will never forget exactly what they were doing on the morning of Sunday, January 26, when news broke that a helicopter chartered by NBA legend and father of four Kobe Bryant had crashed in the hills of our Calabasas backyard. Many Calabasas residents heard the crash while some witnessed it firsthand […]

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Synergy Academics

Helping Students Achieve Their Educationa Goals and Beyond Synergy Academics in West Hills helps students not only reach their educational goals but even surpass them. Academic tutoring and comprehensive educational services have been provided at this location for the past 11 years. This has afforded students from kindergarten through college the confidence to accomplish their […]

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An Elevated Cannabis Experience in the Heart of Woodland Hills

Dispensaries are no longer new, yet there are so many people that are still uninformed or even intimidated by what they actually do. Atrium has the beautiful location on Topanga right near the 101 freeway. When driving by, you would think it’s a high-end jewelry store. Their goal is to educate you on what they […]

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Laughter Is Clearly the Best Medicine for Voiceover Artist Rob Paulsen

“Laughter is the best medicine: The cool thing is you can’t OD and the refills are free.” This is voiceover artist Rob Paulsen’s modern take on an old adage. The prolific entertainer who voiced such renowned characters as Raphael from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Pinky of Pinky and the Brain, and Yakko from Animaniacs followed […]

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Valentine’s Gift Guide 2020

FVITH If you are looking for a unique, luxe twist on a classic box of chocolate, gift Velvet Moon by FVITH. Their newest fragrance is a gourmand chocolate scent that is seductive, layered, and sinfully sensual. Available in their signature hand-poured noir candle ($45). Shop online at fvith.com RAIMAN ROCKS Searching for the perfect diamond […]

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MUSE School Educating Beyond Boundaries

The MUSE School in Calabasas Founders Suzy Amis Cameron and Rebecca Amis and faculty believe today’s students need outside opportunities to help them see how sharing their lives, skills, talents, and passions can truly impact others. They believe students’ anxieties about the future and the world they will soon lead can best be alleviated by […]

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