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The Stark Family: Practice is Everything

One of the hardest things to master in life is the concept of “practice what you preach.” It is far easier to give someone advice than to put the same concepts into practice in your own life. For Liran and Dana Stark of Calabasas, both licensed marriage and family therapists, each day is another opportunity […]

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Enjoying Each Other: The Menteers

Many people go through life just trying to get by, but developing passion can take one from simply surviving to fervently thriving. For the Menteer Family of Calabasas, passion seems to be coursing through their veins. Though the Menteers find themselves busy with their respective packed schedules, they never lose sight of the thing that […]

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The McColm Family: Making It Better

One of the noblest pursuits a human being can undertake is to try to leave the world a better place. It’s not an easy task. Making this kind of difference takes dedication and a genuine love for people and the planet that can only come from the heart. It’s also a huge load, far too […]

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All in the Family: The Jacksons of Calabasas

There is something to be said about going into the family business. To share a passion with those that you love most is truly a special thing. For the Jackson family of Calabasas, the entertainment industry has become an incredibly important part of their lives. With Calabasas’ close proximity to the heart of the film, […]

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Putting Family First: The Abrahams

Famous Indian social activist Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Action expresses priorities.” In a world filled with instant gratification, tweets, likes, and social networking, sometimes it is difficult to quiet the mind enough to stop and smell the roses. For the Abraham family of Calabasas Hills, priorities shine through bright and clear. Greg and Jeannie Abraham […]

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The Yeager Family: Finding Love in Paradise

Love often comes when and where you least expect it. Cupid can strike at any moment and in any situation. Be it close to home or in a land far away, fate seems to always find a way to bring the most important people into our lives with impeccable timing. For Ryan and Courtney Yeager, […]

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It Takes a Village: Seeing Double with the Murphy-Tuckel Family

There is an old proverb that says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” While the origins of this saying remain unknown, it is believed to have its roots in Africa. In African culture, family and community are a child’s support system, and a child’s support system is everything. For Jeff and Christina Murphy-Tuckel […]

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Grounded in the Hills of Calabasas

“Blood may be thicker than water, but love is thicker than anything.” – Goldie Nash   Some say that you can’t choose your family, but for others, those the universe bestows turn out to be your biggest blessings. Family is not always determined by DNA—it is, in fact, a choice that once made, quickly envelops […]

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The Winds of Change: The Glaser Family

Sixteen years ago, college sweethearts Jeffrey and Julie Glaser found themselves and their two young children in a time of transition. Coming from the glitz and glitter of Las Vegas, Nevada, where the couple lived for a year and a half, they decided to move their budding family to West Hills, California. As much as […]

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Finding Bliss in Calabasas

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” – Joseph Campbell One of the most important parts of being a parent is teaching a child to chase their dreams and follow their passions, to allow the child to explore the endless possibilities and […]

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From the NFL to Mr. Dad

The Hansons of Calabasas Fate goes by many names. For some, it’s called destiny. For others, it’s God’s plan, karma, or even coincidence. Regardless of its name, fate often shows itself in many aspects of our lives, particularly when it is least expected. For Calabasas newlyweds Joselio and Amani Hanson, delicately intertwined paths danced them […]

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Discovering the Treasures of Calabasas : The Hartooninans

“The home should be the treasure chest of living.” ~ Le Corbusier For the Hartoonian family, Calabasas has become a treasure chest of experiences and adventure in every possible way and so much more. Emil Hartoonian and his wife, Ellie, along with their three boys, have lived in a stunning house in The Oaks for […]

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