Out & About

Grand Opening of Oaks Christian’s Residential Dorms & IDEA Lab

February 11 was a special evening for Oaks Christian School (OCS) – one of the few national Christian secondary schools and the only school in the Conejo Valley to offer both a day and boarding option – as they celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of their state-of-the-art residential boarding facility where 40 students […]

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14th Annual Ross Porter Celebrity Golf Classic

The Ross Porter Celebrity Golf Classic had its most successful golf tournament to date on Monday, November 4, at the El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana. In its fourteenth year, the tournament grossed over $180,000 for Stillpoint Family Resources and its varied programs. Retired Dodger announcer Ross Porter and his many local sports celebrity friends […]

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An Evening at Home with Julia Wong

Julia Wong, a Los Angeles-based international interior designer recognized for her luxurious and elegant residential interiors, hosted a private evening at her home. The evening was sponsored by Cambria, Dacor, and Legrand who assisted in the redesign of her Calabasas home. Julia designed an indoor-outdoor kitchen, choosing beautiful Cambria stone countertops with surfaces that combine […]

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Laura Garbell Hosts Annual Girls Night In

Laura Garbell hosted her annual “Girl’s Night In” at her beautiful home in The Oaks in Calabasas. Laura and her husband, Marc, have lived in The Oaks for 15 years and have formed great friendships with many of their neighbors in the community. Laura hosts this festive event each year to celebrate and honor these […]

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Ventura County Animal Services Gala

The 2019 Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS) fundraising gala on Saturday, November 2, at the North Ranch Country Club was a great success in fundraising efforts with over 170 attendees raising an impressive $38,000. Guests enjoyed a fancy red-carpet experience and cocktail hour and participated in both silent and live auctions. Patrick Healy, NBC-4 on-air […]

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4th Imaginefest for Unlikely Heroes

Imagine Fest brought its blend of yoga, music, and conscious conversation back to the area, hosting its fourth year at Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center. The eccentric fundraising festival was created by Natalie Backman to benefit the nonprofit Unlikely Heroes and its efforts to save and restore the lives of child victims of sex […]

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Hidden Hills Valentine’s Day Musical

The 2020 Hidden Hills Annual Valentines Charity Musicale produced/directed by David G. Stanley and co-produced/choreographed by Palmer Davis was set in an imagined version of 1912 Hidden Hills, with flamboyant costumes, rousing music, and traditional “inside” jokes. Proceeds benefited the National Brain Tumor Society, Round Meadow PFA, and CASA of Ventura County.  Cast: Susan Berns, […]

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Pasadena Showcase House of Design Empty House Party

Nearly 400 design enthusiasts and patrons of the arts attended the debut of the 56th Pasadena Showcase House of Design annual Empty House Party on Friday, January 17. Held at the Locke House in Arcadia, guests enjoyed a preview of the property before it begins its transformation into the magnificent Showcase House. Throughout the evening, […]

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Reality Party for Parents Shines a Light on Underage Drinking

On Saturday, February 8, BRITE Youth — in collaboration with community partners, including LVUSD, Los Angeles County Sheriffs, and the City of Agoura Hills — hosted a Reality Party for Parents at a private local home. At the adult-only event, participants toured the home set up to portray a teen party with volunteer youth actors […]

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First Annual Fire and Ice Ball

The staff of the newly renamed Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center Women’s Pavilion hosted their First Annual Fire and Ice Ball on December 13, 2019, at XL Restaurant in Agoura Hills. The event, organized by multitalented labor-and-delivery nurse Mana Arshadi and Dr. Neetu Sodhi of Bloom Obstetrics and Gynecology, was a huge success for the […]

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Calabasas Chamber 2020 Installation Gala

The Calabasas Chamber kicked off the New Year with its 2020 Chamber of Commerce Board Installation Gala held at the beautiful, new Calabash room at the Calabasas Country Club on January 25. Success of this event could not have been achieved without the tireless efforts of President/CEO Bridget Karl. Master of Ceremonies Maria Dunleavey of […]

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10th Annual Coats for Casa Pacifica

Lydia Gable Realty Group with Compass and Rick Winters of Winters Financial Group, Inc., held their tenth and final Coats for Casa Pacifica charity event at Three Springs Park in Westlake Village on Saturday, January 11. The popular winter festival and charity event invited participants to bring new or gently used winter clothes, including coats, […]

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