Out & About

THE Foundation Hosts Virtual Wine Tasting with Coquelicot

On Saturday, March 6, THE Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools teamed up with the incredible vintners from Coquelicot Organic Estate Vineyard to host an entertaining and delicious night of wine tasting. Led by Coquelicot’s owner and creative director, Jonathan Rosenson, and winemaker Mike Roth, the evening kicked off with an incredible presentation of the winery’s […]

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The Ranch Car Club’s Coffee & Cars

Oak Park resident Rob Snyder and his friends—all members of the North Ranch Country Club—were getting antsy by mid-summer 2020 after being cooped up due to COVID. Knowing their cars must get their octane legs stretched, it was time to get out of their homes. They decided to meet up at the Shoppes at Westlake […]

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Connecting a Caring Community Holds Diaper Bag Charity Event

The effects of the pandemic have left thousands of Los Angeles families in desperate need. To help many of the moms who have been especially hard hit this past year, Lisa Kodimer, co-founder and executive director at Connecting a Caring Community, and her amazing team of volunteers organized an amazing charitable event to make baby […]

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Lobster Truck Comes to Calabasas Hills

Local Calabasas Hills resident and realtor Patte Gilbert decided to find a way to bring some fun to the residents of her local community. Patte knows that everyone loves getting food from food trucks, and she was able to secure one of the best. On Thursday, March 11, residents were thrilled when the Cousins Maine […]

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Sugar Rush Re-Imagined at Westfield Topanga

A candy-fueled SoCal walk-through experience for the entire family emerged in Woodland Hills at The Promenade at Westfield Topanga beginning April 2 and running through May 2. Sugar Rush was a safe, dynamic, open-air, on-foot adventure through an expansive 50,000+-square-foot, multi-world utopia. Flooded with colorfully sweet installations, oversized props, art displays, custom parade floats, whimsical […]

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Local Girl Scouts Renovate Casa Pacifica Library

Makena Large, Kaitlyn Seymour, and Nika Wallach—cadettes from local Girl Scout troop 60385—worked on earning their Silver Award, the highest honor a cadette can achieve, by doing a library renovation project at Casa Pacifica’s main campus in Camarillo. Over the past year, the girls have dedicated their weekends and after-school hours to work on the […]

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NCL San Fernando Valley Ball Orientation Brunch

The San Fernando Valley Chapter of the National Charity League (NCL) kicked off the 2021 NCL Debutante Ball with the annual Ball Orientation Brunch on Saturday, March 20. Hosted by the 9th-grade class of 2024 and chaired by Ani Zakari, Lisa Stutman, Kelly Berka, Mariam Aliabadi Brown, Krissy Reinhardt Freeman, and Elizabeth Yi, the brunch […]

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elysewalker Opens at The Commons

On Monday, March 15, elysewalker celebrated the grand opening of its newest store—at The Commons at Calabasas. Situated in the center of The Commons, the 2,343-square-foot space has a beautiful, modern, open aesthetic with art by Southern California-based contemporary mixed-media artist James Verbicky. The new store features collections by Celine, Chloe, and Dior, among other […]

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Connecting a Caring Community Hosts Buddies and Books

Lisa Kodimer, co-founder and executive director of Connecting a Caring Community, recently hosted a fundraising event in the driveway of her residence. “Buddies and Books” offered volunteers an opportunity to make adorable stuffed animals and donate children’s books. The event was designed to raise funds for North Hills Prep, a school that educates and graduates students whose social and […]

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NLYM West Valley Chapter Holds Snack Drive

Mothers and sons from the West Valley Chapter’s National League of Young Men (NLYM) class of 2024 hosted a snack drive for Goodies to Go on Saturday, January 16, in the parking lot of Rodeo Realty in Calabasas. With the help of their friends, clients, family members, neighbors, and peers, the freshmen boys collected over […]

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NCL TickTockers Continue to Support Community

Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, members from the National Charity League, Inc., San Fernando Valley Chapter (NCL, Inc.) continue to serve NCL’s mission and its commitment to community service, leadership development, and cultural experiences, contributing over 1,400 hours since May 2020. This year’s theme, Let Passion Lead, has created further inspiration to take action and […]

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Louisville Hosts 6th Annual Family Trivia Night

Like other schools in Los Angeles County, Louisville High School’s students have been learning remotely this year. While Louisville’s staff prepares to return to campus, they have gone to great lengths to build the fellowship that has always been a defining feature of their community. Saturday, February 6, was their most recent event—the Dads Club […]

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