The Sleep Shoppe Family: Spreading Smiles for 30 Years

Thirty years ago, a young man surprised his wife with a pickup truck, as she stood on the stoop of their home with their two young sons. Naturally, she asked, "What is this honey?" Smiling his signature grin, he replied, "Our delivery truck for the new mattress store I'm opening." A testament to their love and level of trust, she…

Roadside Lumber & Hardware: Celebrating 42 Years of Community Service

Roadside Lumber & Hardware Inc., one of Agoura Hills’ oldest businesses, recently celebrated its 42nd anniversary. Independently owned and operated since its start in 1975, Roadside Lumber was founded to primarily supply landscaping and residential contractors with lumber, hardware, paint, tools and other materials. Today, Roadside Lumber & Hardware serves the general public as well as contractors, offering discount pricing…

Educational Alternatives to Fit Any Style

Conejo Valley schools offer something for everyone. In addition to award-winning district high schools, several options exist for students wanting an alternative to traditional learning styles. Whether online, hybrid, small-group or one-on-one learning, education that fits each student’s learning style allows residents to find a program that meets their unique needs, interests and goals.

Teaching to the Middle & Why Halstrom Academy Exists

"Teaching to the middle” is a widely used characterization of a teacher’s efforts in a classroom environment. Sadly, this notion has taken on a negative connotation rather than a positive one. So, if you’re a classroom teacher with a class size of 15 or more, would you assume it’s appropriate to bend your instructional approach more toward accelerated students or…

Thousand Oaks Fireside and Design: Sparking Inspiration

When Bob Vartanian was thinking of adding to his chain of fireplace retail stores (Encino, Glendale and Pasadena), he looked northward and noticed that Ventura County was lacking in its offering of a quality fireside, hearth and barbecue store. Vartanian was also aware of the changing role the fireplace and hearth products were taking with regard to interior design. He…

BodyRestoration Chiropractic Takes a Holistic Approach to Wellness

Good health is widely recognized as one of your most valuable assets. While insurance is helpful when things go wrong, it’s the healthy choices you make every day that help prevent and reduce the risk of disease. Protecting your health starts with proactive wellness care that includes regular exercise, a natural foods-based diet and physical care to protect the neuromusculoskeletal…

Taking a Proactive Approach to Prevention

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October featured many community activities highlighting good health practices for the early detection of breast cancer. Incorporating these strategies into a monthly routine and getting regular mammograms as well as understanding changes in breast tissue can help ensure breast cancer is found at its earliest stage. While men can also develop breast cancer, it is…

Priority Hearing Aid Group

If you suffer from hearing loss, you’re in good company, as some 48 million Americans report a decline in hearing ability. As hearing can deteriorate gradually or suddenly, as a result of exposure to loud noise, many people are surprised to learn they have some measurable degree of hearing loss.

Conejo Valley Days

A tribute to our valley’s western roots and community spirit, the 60th Annual Conejo Valley Days takes center stage May 11-15 at Conejo Creek Park South (23 Freeway/Janss Rd. exit) in Thousand Oaks. The five-day event features entertainment for all ages. This year will again showcase top-rated RCS carnival rides, midway games and world-class headliners performing live music. Also scheduled…

Where to Dine with Your Valentine

Why You Love It: "We have fond memories of discovering Aroha when they opened and enjoying the warm New Zealand hospitality of Chef/Owner Gwithyen Thomas and his great food. Aroha is our 'go-to' restaurant. Their name means love." Favorite Dish: "We love the New Zealand Cloudy Bay Clams, the award-winning Horopito Crusted New Zealand Venison, Saffron Seafood Risotto, hand-cut French…

WundaBar Pilates: 
Fitness for All Ages



Join the 2 Weeks 
to Wunda challenge

Simply attend a Wunda class each day for two weeks, as part of a group or on your own. Take before and after pictures, and the results after just two weeks will astound you! Participants have reported increased energy, toned abdominals, increased strength, decreased weight and an overall healthy and fit feeling. What do…