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Helpful Honda Guys Surprise Thousands of Families with Free Pumpkins Throughout So. California this October!

Helpful Honda Guys Surprise Thousands of Families with Free Pumpkins Throughout So. California this October!

WHAT:  Halloween spending is expected to hit a record $9 billion this year, with celebrants spending an average of $86.79, according to the National Retail Federation! The total amount spent for the spooky season is forecast to reach a new high of $9.1 billion, with 175 million Americans planning to partake in Halloween festivities.* So, the SoCal Honda Dealers […]

21 science books that make excellent gifts

21 science books that make excellent gifts

For the friend who would like a Sci, hold the Fi. Books for the science enthusiast in your life. Depositphotos Even the biggest know-it-all on your gift list can’t know everything. Give your science-hungry friends something fun for their brain to chew on with these engaging (and sometimes enraging) books about scientific topics.

Annual Heroes and Helpers Shopping Event | Simi Valley Police Department

Annual Heroes and Helpers Shopping Event | Simi Valley Police Department

It is time to spread holiday cheer for those in need, the Simi Valley Police Department is partnering with our local Target Stores to host another highly successful Heroes and Helpers event, formally Shop With a Cop. Heroes and Helpers is a joint effort where local families are paired with a SVPD staff member for […]

Operation Snowflake | Merry Christmas To Our Veterans, Military Personnel, And Their Families

Operation Snowflake | Merry Christmas To Our Veterans, Military Personnel, And Their Families

The mission of the Ventura County Military Collaborative, VCMilC is to inspire, strengthen, support, as well as promote the Military and Veteran community of Ventura County through collaboration, programs, and direct assistance. Their annual drive to bring holiday cheer to our Military community begins in December. DONATE TOYS & GIFTS: Ventura County Military Collaborative, VCMilC is able […]

Mastering Your Home Garden Workshop: Gift from the Garden–November 7th

Mastering Your Home Garden Workshop: Gift from the Garden–November 7th

‘Tis the season for reminding folks how much they mean to you. What better way than to give a bit of yourself from your garden? It doesn’t matter the size of your garden – There are materials for little gifts and surprises hidden throughout. Come to the workshop and learn how to forage in your […]

Getting Crafty in Ventura County–tis the season for craft fairs

Getting Crafty in Ventura County–tis the season for craft fairs

Let YourSelf See

Let YourSelf See

By Brynne Betz The market hummed with activity that morning. A lone piece of gravel crunched under my foot but I didn’t notice. My senses were too busy with the scent of sugar-fried dough, nurse the pleas of vendors, the vats of boiling grease, the kind warmth of my beloved Mexican sun. I bought a […]

Transform Your Nameless Week

Transform Your Nameless Week

By Brynne Betz He sat outside the grocery store on the cement curb, his head perched on a body that wanted to puddle to the ground. He was tired and had all but given up. I smiled at him when we went in. No pity, just real. My daughter waved and gave him a piece […]

A Little Christmas Magic

A Little Christmas Magic

He had always been a favorite author of mine so when I opened the finely wrapped gift on Christmas morning, here my hand rushed up to cover my mouth. How did I not know he had written a new book? How did the gift giver beat me to it? I could hardly wait to be […]

One Wrong Turn

One Wrong Turn

By Brynne Betz It wasn’t rainy or windy or even foggy. It wasn’t super sunny or super hot, either. It was just an average gray Pacific Northwest kind of day. No obvious reason for what he was about to do. He wasn’t tired. He had slept well the night before. He wasn’t even day dreaming […]

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