Fun Ways To Get Your Kids Involved in Outdoor Activities With Sensible Social Distancing

There's a recent documentary trending on Netflix about social media and the harm it can cause. Young, developing brains are not equipped to navigate these sites well, yet the average youth spends an inordinate amount of time on electronics in the form of gaming and social media. Although Covid-19 exacerbates this issue, many opportunities still [...]

2020-10-22T12:59:30-08:00October 22nd, 2020|Child Safety, Health|0 Comments

Time for Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks To Take Pedestrian Safety to a New Level

The Westlake Village area and Thousand Oaks are experiencing an increase in pedestrian-involved accidents despite the Traffic Bureau's concerted effort to launch an awareness campaign back in January 2020. On September 12th of this year, a pedestrian was hit while walking on a Westlake Boulevard bicycle lane. On September 29th, two young brothers, Mark Iskander, 11, [...]

2020-10-16T17:22:54-08:00October 16th, 2020|Child Safety, COVID-19, Pedestrian Safety|0 Comments

Halloween During Coronavirus

2020 marches on as the year of weird. In the fourth quarter of what will go down in the record books as one of the strangest years ever, you might be wondering what surprises are waiting in the wings. We don't have all the answers, but we can help you prepare for the next event, [...]

Working From Home: Workstation Ergonomics and Productivity Enhancements

Picture this: you're sitting there at 10:30 am on a Wednesday at your dining room table, strewn with children's toys, and last week's mail gently pushed out of the way to create a workspace for your laptop. You say to yourself, "Self, I'm going to crush productivity today." Five minutes later, you're Googling, "Where do [...]

2020-10-02T13:29:27-08:00October 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, Health, Work From Home|0 Comments

Exercising Outdoors

Nearly six months have passed since Covid-19 reared its menacing head, and most gyms are still closed. Fortunately, California weather provides ample opportunities to exercise outdoors year-round, and hiking is one activity that people of all ages can enjoy. We've put together this article on hiking to address general safety precautions and hiking tips for [...]

2020-09-25T15:00:58-08:00September 25th, 2020|Health, Pedestrian Safety|0 Comments

Exploring from Home: Fun Activities for You and the Kids

Fall is here, and the days are getting shorter as you prepare for Fall holidays, sweaters, sports, and fires. In years past, you enjoyed those activities with others, but now it's 2020, and...you know... the 'Rona. Since it's been nearly six months since we posted a list of activities to do with the kids, we [...]

2020-09-18T11:56:08-08:00September 17th, 2020|COVID-19, Health|0 Comments

Accidents/Fatalities Due to Open Roads and Speeding

Did you know the Rolling Stones released a new single called "Living in a Ghost Town" in April of this year? Mick Jagger wrote the song a year ago for an album they've been churning away at for a few years and in advance of their upcoming tour. However, Jagger and Keith Richards agreed that [...]

2020-09-11T09:23:51-08:00September 11th, 2020|Car Safety, Pedestrian Safety|0 Comments

Wildfire Safety

California is a beautiful state with fantastic weather, but one of its downsides is wildfires, which, unfortunately, occur too frequently. Therefore, you should take precautions before a wildfire hits and have a plan for evacuation. We hope you never have to put this plan into action, but we also know it is better to be [...]

2020-09-04T15:28:54-08:00September 4th, 2020|Summer Safety, Wildfires|0 Comments

Pedestrian Safety: Covid Edition

You've heard of the "runner's high," but avid runners also experience a "runner's low" if they go too long between runs. Covid-19 continues to thwart plans across the country, and runners are no exception. You may miss some in-person races, but there's no reason you shouldn't be able to get outdoors and do what you [...]

2020-09-04T15:27:57-08:00August 28th, 2020|COVID-19, Pedestrian Safety|0 Comments

Summer Dog Bite PSA

Dogs are the best, aren't they? I mean, really. Man's best friend didn't get that label for nothing. That is a well-earned title, and their companionship has been most welcome during these trying times.  Have you ever run across a bad-mannered dog, though? It's not usually the dog's fault, but everyone else has to pay [...]