Happy 2nd Anniversary Sunland Vintage Winery

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Sunland Vintage Winery’s 2nd Anniversary 3-Day Party with Awesome Award Winning Wines also featured scrumptious food samplings from local businesses and continuous entertainment that brought the house down! “There was lots of FUN and YUM!”

Making strides.

Making strides.

On Saturday, September 26, I was honored to walk in this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.

Tribute to a Great Grandmother

Tribute to a Great Grandmother

As you have read in this issue about local leaders in the Conejo and Santa Rosa Valley communities leading the fight against cancer, you may reflect how cancer has personally affected you or those you love.

October 2015 Around Town

Join the crowd of local food and wine enthusiasts at the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 7th Annual Taste of Conejo on October 1. Guests will enjoy sampling delicious food, wine and beer from more than 50 premiere food and beverage establishments at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake. Enjoy live entertainment and a silent auction, with over 100 local vendors, while sampling the scrumptious offerings from area eateries. Each paid admission comes with a souvenir wine glass and tasting tray. The festivities run from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets start at $65. ConejoChamber.org

Local Leaders Champion Charity Events

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The often-used saying “it takes a village to raise a child” may as well be used for community events, because “it also takes a village to put an event together.” A village of leaders and volunteers, that is.
Fortunately, the idyllic and thriving Conejo Valley has no shortage of these individuals. Generous and committed, they’re at the forefront of some crowd-drawing charity events this fall.

How Much Stock Should Be in Your Portfolio?

How Much Stock Should  Be in Your Portfolio?

Everyone talks about “asset allocation” – spreading around your assets into different buckets in order to reduce risk. At the highest level, it comes down to how much you put in stocks and how much you put in nonstocks (bonds, real estate and cash). So how much stock should be in your portfolio? In other words, given that stocks generally carry the most risk in a portfolio, how much risk should you be taking?

Duben Holistic Chiropractic Center

Duben Holistic Chiropractic Center

Duben Holistic Chiropractic Center, founded by Dr. Alan Duben to serve the Westlake Village and surrounding communities with holistic chiropractic health services, is not your typical chiropractic office. Over 3,000 patients in our community have experienced the care of Drs. Duben and Lindsay Erickson, which combines gentle chiropractic services with whole food nutritional supplement support and stress-reducing emotional support using Neuro Emotional Technique (NET).

Cabrillo Dance Marathon

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The Cabrillo Dance Marathon was a huge success, with 75 dancers dancing a collective 233 hours, and one dancer – Ginny Grady – who danced around the clock for 24 hours to support Cabrillo Music Theatre.

Local Events Feature Food & Drink

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The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 7th Annual Taste of Conejo (Oct. 1) and Senior Concerns’ The Ultimate Dining Experience (Sept. 26) are two annual events featuring delicious food and drinks from local restaurants and wineries/breweries. We highlight a few of them here.

Leading the Cause

If the strength of a community is measured by its leaders, the Conejo Valley and its surrounding regions represent a mighty force. With a cadre of charitable events occurring on just about every night of the week, opportunities to support worthwhile causes abound.