Goodies to Go

Connecting a Caring Community Goodies to Go program Ongoing event dates Los Angeles area Goodies to Go was a project from the Calabasas-based Connecting a Caring Community (CCC) organization that provided snacks to low-income families at the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House. When Covid-19 hit, CCC heard from hospital administrators that frontline workers  were inundated with patients and often able to stop for meal breaks. They relied on grab and go snacks to ...

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Best of Grab & Go

Some spots are now open for dining in and are happy to welcome you—some are sticking to delivery and curbside pickup. Either way, if you’re still social distancing from home or have a hankering for dining rooms that are still not set up for dine-in, the following list of restaurants continues to be our go-tos for grab and go. Agoura AGOURA’S FAMOUS DELI 5915 Kanan Road agourasfamousdeli.com 818.889.9113 BASTA RESTAURANT 28863 Agoura Road bastaagoura.com 818.865.2019 BOAR DOUGH TASTING ROOM 5015 Cornell ...

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Frieze LA VIP Preview Event

Prior to the pandemic, Frieze Los Angeles was all ablaze for its return this past February to Paramount Pictures Studios with a kickoff VIP event. Following the celebrity studded evening (pictured here), Frieze Los Angeles continued for the next few days, and is part of the bigger Frieze enterprise. Celebrating contemporary art, the dynamic culture of Los Angeles and its global imprint by both emerging and established artists. Its gallery displays ...

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Covid-19 Homelessness Crisis

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned,” wrote poet Laureate Maya Angelou. In 2019, the homelessness crisis reached a record high of almost 60,000 in Los Angeles County. The COVID-19 Homelessness Crisis made even worse, these words carry extra urgency. An average of 150 people a day fell into homelessness last year. As a ...

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Celeb Inspired Fashion Trends

Summer 2020 is here and although it may look different than everyone’s ideal summer, we may as well embrace the latest styles and everything that comes with it. Although most vacations and many plans have been halted for the moment, fashion trends are still thriving, especially among celebs. While some styles have made comebacks, a few have made new appearances. Check out five must have fashion pieces inspired by your favorite ...

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Kitchen Remodel 101

PLANNING A KITCHEN REMODEL? Before embarking on the project, consider seven different key areas that cover both form and function. We spoke with Eli Kaspi of Pure Builders, Inc. in Calabasas, California to determine what each of these areas are. Plus Eli shared how to to keep things in perspective and make sure nothing is being overlooked. Here, all the kitchen remodel 101 info you need to know. Consider flow throughout ...

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Restaurants at Your Service

With COVID-19 fears making dining out undo-able for the near future, many area restaurants are thankfully safely still serving our communities with takeout and delivery options. This post brings you Calabasas/Agoura/Westlake and Malibu restaurants at your service with kitchens  open—although many for limited hours—making some of our favorite dine-out dishes available for pickup or delivery (some through their own drivers, Postmates, Door Dash, etc) to eat in the comfort and ...

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Dine L.A. Restaurant Week

It's here—and we couldn't have more of an appetite for it! Winter Dine L.A. Restaurant Week starts today and runs for two scrumptious weeks, with many of L.A.'s restaurants and eateries participating with special prix-fixe menus so diners can bop around trying new (and favorite) places. This happens only twice a year—in the winter and summer—so you definitely want to partake now...and later. And this is not Dine L.A. Restaurant ...

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The Pure Project

ELI KASPI COMES FROM A FAMILY OF BUILDERS. He remembers,“I was always fascinated with building things. I grew up around carpenters, builders, electricians and plumbers. I loved seeing the process and how it all would come together phase after phase.” Kaspi opened Pure Builders Inc. in 1993. It has grown continuously for over 20 years. Here, the story behind the Pure Project, as we like to call it. The concept From the ...

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Wolf Connection

Driving through scenic stretches of Angeles National Highway an hour north of Los Angeles, a sign appears. It points drivers in the direction of the remote Aliso Canyon. Down a dirt driveway, one arrives at a small cabin. It's only the photos on the wall that might give away the hosts of this remotely beautiful destination. Until we step outside and hear the howling. Within seconds, the cry of one ...

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