Home cooking

COME ON IN—Vintage Grocers follows up its Malibu and Westlake locations with the Sept. 22 opening of its newest store at Palisades Village in Pacific Palisades. Like the Westlake Promenade, Palisades is a Rick Caruso development. The high-end neighborhood center opened to the public last weekend. Vintage Grocers came to the Conejo Valley in 2017. Owner Paige Laurie started her […]


Bungalow 21 now open in Calabasas

Offers unique twist on salon suite concept

Bungalow 21 Salon and Spa Suites opened last month in Calabasas at 5777 Las Virgenes Road, Ste. B. Leading the business operations is owner and stylist Parris Lillian, who has over 10 years of experience working in salons and on sets as a hair dresser and color expert. Training with both Paul Mitchell and Vidal Sassoon, Lillian has the education […]

Dealing with those pesky IRS love letters

COMMENTARY /// Personal Finance

Every year, the IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for various reasons. Depending on the notice you receive, you may have a range of options for responding. If you find yourself dealing with a “love letter” from the IRS, our office handles these problems on a daily basis, so here are some tips for responding to a […]


Crafty entrepreneurs see value in beer business

A passion for home-brewed beer combined with knowledge of the restaurant business, a vacant building and, most important, a growing demand for a local brewery: Those are the forces driving the creation of Mad Era Brewing Co., Simi Valley’s first craft brewhouse. Located in the 8,400-squarefoot building at 20 W. Cochran St. that formerly housed Marie Callender’s, Mad Era will […]

Auto storage concept unfolds

Finish Line Auto Storage, an automobile county club and car condominium project, is closing in on completion. The Westlake Village company offers car collectors the opportunity to purchase secure spaces from 1,500 square feet to over 4,000 square feet with high ceilings, separate power and utilities. The final build-out will comprise more than 80,000 square feet of construction across 5 […]



Leaders who overcome obstacles

Newbury Park resident Anthony Angelini gave the opening address when New Dimension of Hope presented its third annual Leaders Overcoming Obstacles to Peace (LOOP) Award Aug. 18 in Arvada, Colo. Angelini is a board member of ND Hope. This is the second time he has been asked to give the opening address This year’s award recipient was Leymah Gbowee, who […]

Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.