Pick Your Passion

February…the month for Valentines and love—and not just the romantic (seemingly ubiquitous when you’re solo) type. So before writing off this love fest of a month as a sweethearts-only celebration, remember that “Love is a many-splendored thing,” meaning it comes in myriad forms.

Holiday Cheer

Good times and Christmas cheer at The Sofa Guy, My Health Studio, Veterinary Angels, Pure Barre, 
Rosemary Allison's and Sunland Vintage Winery. The perfect time of year to share and have fun with friends.

February 2017 Around Town

California Lutheran University President Dr. Chris Kimball delivers a keynote at the State of the University address, Feb. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at California Lutheran University. The public is invited to attend the talk, addressing the private liberal arts school’s priorities, plans and progress. Some 4,000 students representing 61 countries attend the university, which employs more than…

Sprinter Showcase

The Silver Star Mercedes-Benz exhibition of Sprinter and Metris vans outfitted and uplifted for family, fun and business also featured a drawing benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County.

Student Musicians Tune in to Opportunities

Music programs benefit participants as well as the community audiences who turn out to enjoy the various performances offered by area schools. Conejo Valley high schools, including Newbury Park High School, Oaks Christian School, Thousand Oaks High School and Westlake High School, offer a wide array of high-quality music programs with several performances throughout the year.

Relax! You’re In Good Hands at In Touch Massage & Day Spa

The In Touch Massage & Day Spa at The Bay Club in Thousand Oaks is considered unique for its experienced therapists and technicians who provide a range of services, from the classic European facial to a 60-minute signature massage.

Ventura County Arts Council

Award-winning art education programs, an official Poet Laureate and a gallery viewed by thousands of people a month—the arts are thriving in Ventura County, thanks to the Ventura County Arts Council! Marking its 20th anniversary this year, the VCAC is committed to enriching cultural life in Ventura County and increasing public awareness of its work.

Soaring Eagles in the Conejo Valley

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. Since 1910, Boy Scouts throughout the world have been striving to uphold these traits, a mission recognized and celebrated on National Boy Scouts Day, Feb. 8.

Dr. Karel Vaughan: Your Rx for Vein Troubles

One of the most common, chronic health conditions in North America involves vein problems. In fact, more people lose time off from work due to vein disorders than from artery disease. By age 50, as many as 50% of women and 20% of men suffer significant leg vein problems.

Malibu Livin’

The incredible white water, ocean and city light views from this brand new, just completed contemporary home located in the Malibu Knolls will take your breath away. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac and located above the Malibu Colony and mid-Malibu's plentiful stores and restaurants, this beautiful home offers modern luxuries in a serene and highly sought-after locale. Close…

Gifts Between Spouses: Are Gifts Always Yours to Keep?

For many couples, Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate their love and spend quality time with one another, whether it is a quiet night in or an eventful night out. Valentine’s Day also often means exchanging lavish or heartfelt gifts to commemorate your relationship. In the unfortunate event of divorce or separation, however, gifts given over the course of…

What You Need to Know to Prevent Heart Disease

What do rheumatoid arthritis, gastrointestinal disease, toxins, hormones and low vitamin D have in common with heart disease? They can all cause heart disease! These very issues may explain why people who “looked” healthy have had a heart attack or stroke.

Loving Yourself

First of all, I would like to say that Valentine's Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. Loving yourself enough to love someone else is such an amazing feeling. And to whom does your love life concern? Well, it concerns anyone we let into our lives. Do we let people love or abuse us? What boundaries have we…

On the Menu: Fine Food & Drinks Served with a Splash of Sound

Dining out is not reserved for Valentine’s Day alone. Anytime is the perfect day to enjoy a delectable dinner in a relaxing environment. In the Conejo Valley, choices for fine cuisine abound, with area eateries offering mouthwatering fare to satisfy every palate. What better way to make the most of a meal than to pair it with live music and…