Music Strikes a Chord with Chuck Findley

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn  Renowned as “one of the greatest and most musical trumpet players in the world—and most recorded too—” Charles “Chuck” Findley first picked up a trumpet at age 3.  Born into a musical family in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Findley grew up having regular jam sessions in the house with his father, who played the sax and violin, and his brother…

“Just Another Family Tree” Rooted in Cassidy Legacy

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn | Photography Provided    The star of this month’s 5-Star Theatrical production, “Just Another Family Tree,” says he feels “very blessed and very fortunate” to be a part of his star-studded family, which is anything but average.

You Can’t Spell “AMazinG” without AMG

 Article and Photography Will Andre    Founded as a passion project in 1967 by two Mercedes-Benz engineers hell-bent on creating racing engines from their rolling stock, the AMG brand has always been about driving performance, and it is now tasked with bearing that torch globally for its parent company, Daimler AG. AMG's mission has deviated little over its 50-year history.…

Beverly Hills Physician Strives to Empower Patients

 Article Alicia Doyle    As a Medical Doctor, Christopher Asandra believes it’s vital to always be evolving—because science and technology are constantly evolving.

Discover Your New Favorite Establishment at the Conejo Food & Wine Fest

 Article and Photography  What: The Conejo Food & Wine Fest  When: Sunday June 24, 1:30-5:30 p.m.

Yellow Post-It: Retirement

 Article Jeff Runyan    To-do lists scribbled on Post-it Notes can be the backbone of a constructive and productive workday. Many successful retirees and those still in the workforce may recall or relate to building business one day at a time by tackling their list to accomplish goals ranging from work and family to retirement and everything in between.

Power in Numbers: 100 Men Who Give a Damn

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn | Photography Jeff Landau    Thanks to more than 100 local men who “give a damn,” thousands of abused and neglected children will receive assistance, including mentoring and legal help, through the nonprofit RaisingHOPE.

Just Meet Me in the Middle

 Article Kim Pagano    How many of you grew up as a daddy’s girl or maybe had a grandpa that you looked up to?

What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

 Article Kiavash Nikkhou, MD    Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer and second leading cause of cancer death in men. An estimated 11.2% of men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. When detected and treated early, prostate cancer is a treatable and potentially curable condition with an estimated 98% five-year survival rate. Risk factors include…

Dorenfeld Law Offers Integrity, Experience & Results

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn    From estate planning to civil litigation, personal injury and business law, David Dorenfeld and his expert team of seasoned professionals at Dorenfeld Law, Inc. approach every clients’ needs with integrity, bringing experience and delivering results. Many of the firm’s lifelong clients entrust the experts at Dorenfeld Law to handle all their legal needs.


In this month’s issue we profile some of the men in our communities who take the time, energy and effort to give something back to others. In our May issue we did similar profiles of successful women who also give back. Just to be clear, I am talking about being there and helping out…in addition … Continued

June 2018 Around Town

Support the Magic of CASA Join CASA of Ventura County on Thursday, June 14at 6 p.m.for a magical evening at The Tower Club in Oxnard to support CASA’s mission to provide a powerful voice for abused, neglected and abandoned foster children. The evening features magic, music, delicious food and drinks and a fabulous silent auction. … Continued

Oaks Christian Legacy Gala Dedicated to Students

Oaks Christian School celebrated their 2018 Legacy Gala in the Air Force One Pavilion at the Ronald Reagan Library & Museum. The evening was dedicated to OCS students and was headlined by special guest General Colin Powell, USA (Ret.).  Photography by Ben Malkin

Local Men Making a Difference

 Article Kateri Wozny  Darin Arrasmith  Home: Simi Valley.

Senior Concerns Boat Party Bash a Splashing Success

A fun time was had by all at the Senior Concerns Boat Party Bash Fundraiser at the Westlake Yacht Club. Guests enjoyed cocktails, appetizers and a sunset cruise around Westlake Lake, followed by dinner, dancing and a live auction. Proceeds benefit Senior Concerns programs and services. Photography by Ben Malkin

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County Enrich Lives

 Article and Photography  Big Brother Aaron and Little Brother Elijah, matched 6 years.  Disney's Points of Light Foundation sponsored a trip to Disneyland!

Get Crafty With the Guys

 Article Tracy Marcynzsyn | Photography Janet Barnett Photography  The craft beer craze has hit the Conejo Valley in a big way, with local breweries and tap houses popping up around town. So grab the guys and head out to sample the extensive selection of suds on tap at your neighborhood hot spot. Many venues also feature food, live music, trivia…