33rd Annual Ojai Wine Festival at Lake Casitas on Sunday, June 9, 2019


The 33rd Annual Ojai Wine Festival is planned for June 9, 2019 from noon to 4pm. Come soak in the beauty of Lake Casitas while participating in one of the most enjoyable wine tastings in California.

Wine and beer tasting, food, live music and dancing, arts and crafts vendors, free boat rides, a premiere VIP Lounge and a silent wine auction, are just some of the fun you can experience.

Over 60 wineries participate with more than 250 selections of wine and 30 premium craft beers and micro brews. Visit www.ojaiwinefestival.com to purchase tickets. You must be 21 years or older to enter and participate in the VIP Lounge. No children are allowed in the VIP Lounge. VIP Tickets are limited. Children under 13 years gain free entry into the main festival area when accompanied by a paid adult. Call 1-800-648-4881 for details.

The Ojai Wine Festival is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Ojai-West.

9th Annual Children's Multicultural Bookfest at Camarillo Community Center on November 3, 2018


9th Annual Children’s Multicultural BookFest

A FREE event for young children and their families on Saturday, November 3rd from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM at the Camarillo.

Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley Street, Camarillo.

The World’s Continents Story Tents will have community volunteer readers with featured Children’s Authors Carol Heyer, author and illustrator of" Humphrey’s First Christmas", Neil Klayman, author of "Boris Ate a Thesaurus". Every child will receive a free book.  For more Information call, 805-388-0369.

Pet Appreciation Day at Janss Marketplace Thousand Oaks on Sunday, October 21, 2018


Dogs and dog lovers are invited  to the annual Shelter Hope Pet Appreciation Day on Sunday, October 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Janss Marketplace. Janss Marketplace is just off the Moorpark exit on the 101 Freeway at the intersection of Moorpark Road and Hillcrest Drive, in Thousand Oaks. The pet event on Sunday at Janss Marketplace is conveniently located so people can also attend the 27th Annual Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair on Moorpark Road (between Hillcrest and Wilbur). 

Dog surfing in the “Lucy Pet Gnarly Crankin Wave Maker” is a favorite activity at the free event.

The pet friendly event also features DJ music, prize drawings, animal training and other information booths.  The Canine Adoption and Rescue League (CARL) and Volunteers in Defense of Animals (VIDA)will join  Shelter Hope Pet Shop and other local rescue organizations to place 100+ currently available animals in forever home. 

This year’s recipients of the Rescue Me Award are Jim and Lisa Rule, owners of Acorn Newspaper and Beyond the Acorn. Jim and Lisa have been longtime supporters of Shelter Hope Pet Shop.   The Acorn features a special “Pet of the Week” section highlighting adoptable animals and runs frequent stories on local pet adoptions and rescues. 

About Shelter of Hope

The Shelter Hope Pet Shop is in a storefront at Janss Marketplace, which has provided the free space to the non-profit animal rescue organization for more than seven years.  Shelter of Hope is a fun, friendly place where visitors and volunteers can meet and interact with animals needing adoption. Shelter Hope Pet Shop also sells pet merchandise with all proceeds helping save the lives of homeless pets.

Shelter Hope Pet Shop is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Janss Marketplace.  For more information about Shelter of Hope call 805.379.3538 or visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org.

Muddy Warriors Xperience 10K and 5K Trail & Obstacle Runs and 1 Mile Walk/Run in Agoura Hills Nov 18, 2018

MUDDY WARRIORS™ XPERIENCE is a trail run that will test your strength, overall fitness and your will. This is not a traditional race. You will be challenged over trails, hills and fun obstacles. You may register as an individual or register with a team. The MW XPERIENCE is about not quitting, helping people around you that need it and pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone. There are three course options for the Muddy Warriors Xperience at the Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills (2903 Cornell Road) on Sunday, November 18, 2018. 10K Trail & Obstacle Run open to participants over 13 yrs of age. 5K Trail & Obstacle Run open to participants over 10 yrs of age. 1 mile Family Walk/Run open to anyone over 6 yrs of age who wants to complete the obstacle course. To learn more and to register, visit www.muddywarriorsx.com.

2018 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony in Oxnard on Sunday, November 11th

The community is invited to attend a free Veterans Day parade and ceremony on Sunday, November 11, 2018, to honor the sacrifices made by those who have served our country. This year’s event will start at 9:30am with a Veterans Parade, followed by a flag raising ceremony at 11am at Plaza Park, 500 S. C Street, Oxnard.

More information and parade application at www.oxnard.org/city-department/city-manager/veterans-day-parade-entry-application.

Malibu-Lost Hills Sheriff's Station Open House in Agoura Hills on Saturday, November 3, 2018


The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department invites the community to the Lost Hills Sheriff's Station Open House on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Bring the entire family to learn more about the Sheriff's Department through interesting displays and interactive activities. 

This is a great opportunity to thank your local law enforcement professionals for all they do to keep Malibu and the surrounding areas safe. Location is 27050 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills.


Malibu Cars and Coffee Event on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of Each Month


The City of Malibu, in partnership with Exclusive Motorcars, Southern California's top car enthusiasts will enjoy a beautiful drive down the coast to meet at Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, from 7am to 9am.

Enjoy a cup of coffee at "Malibu Cars and Coffee" while admiring some of the world's finest automobiles at an unbeatable location with gorgeous views of Malibu's coastline. Cars will arrive and be available for viewing at 7 am. Visit www.malibucarsandcoffee.com for more information.

Inclement weather can cancel event.

2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

Upcoming dates:  October 14, 28, November 11