Bathrooms reign supreme, overtaking kitchens as the most popular remodeling project, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders. In the study, remodelers reported on the most common projects in 2017 and 81 percent performed bathroom remodeling. If you’re hiring the project out, fashioning the bathroom of your dreams can enhance the home’s value and add […]
To quote a lyric from “Proud Mary,” bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford aren’t “worryin’ ’bout the way things might have been.” Instead of letting their acrimonious 1972 split with fellow Creedence Clearwater Revival co-founder John Fogerty sully their love for the band’s hit-packed back catalog, these two musicians are happy to tour the world and pound out […]
YOUNG GUN—Cpl. Clayton Williams, a 2015 graduate of Agoura High School, takes a break during a training exercise last month with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in Okinawa, Japan. Williams, who is a Marine Corps intelligence specialist, enlisted in June 2015.
STELLAR STUDENTS—Beyond the Acorn magazine’s “Super Student” contest winners Cami Sylvester, 18, and Adam Mohiuddin, 15, accept their $500 prizes from Acorn publisher Lisa Rule. The students, who were selected from a group of over 30 high school student nominees from around the region, are featured in Beyond’s Back to School issue, now available.
Today, more than ever, homeowners gravitate toward design elements that transform the bath into a spa-like oasis. Designers look to incorporate pieces inspired by the natural world to bring renewed energy into the room and create a soothing environment. For fixtures inspired by booming waterfalls, neutral color schemes and natural light, nature infuses life back into luxury bath design for […]
The film “Lives Well Lived” celebrates the wit, wisdom and experiences of 40 adults from ages 75 to 100 who share their memories, personal histories and insights to living a meaningful life. The movie will be screened from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., Aug. 5 at the Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas, 180 Promenade Way, Westlake Village. The event sponsor is Belmont […]
Although Tony Coroalles, the longtime Calabasas city manager, has retired, the city will still be guided by a familiar face, one that has been around as long as Coroalles. City officials announced that Gary Lysik, the city’s chief financial officer, will be the new city manager. He was hired as CFO in 2003, the same year Coroalles came aboard as […]
Americans have too much stuff—unused possessions stored in closets, garages, attics and cabinets. Take my garage, for instance. It overflows with old toys, clothes, computers, tools, cookware, college textbooks, furniture, bikes and an array of other treasures that have been buried so deep and for so long that I no longer remember what awaits me when I decide to purge. […]
Fall is coming soon, which means it’s time to reinvigorate your kitchen with a new look. When planning your refresh, consider these simple, stylish swaps that don’t require investing tons of time or budget. Upgrade kitchen fixtures Faucets often serve as the centerpiece of the kitchen. Replacing an outdated model is an easy way to give your space a facelift. […]
Caregivers of Alzheimer’s victims share a common journey, on a path filled with increasing obstacles as the disease progresses. At some point, caregivers need to come to grips with the truth that they can’t do this alone. Janet Coleman, RN, hospice nurse for Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association, has for years been gently guiding caregivers who, in the final stages […]