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

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

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

K9’s and Covid-19 Part 3: The Forgotten Dogs of Covid-19

This is the last of our three-part series on K9's and Covid-19. First, we discussed how our four-legged friends were adapting to the pandemic. Then, we shared some tips and tricks for dog walkers and visits to dog parks during this time. To round things out, we will check-in on all those pups who were [...]

2020-07-16T14:16:43-08:00July 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Health|0 Comments

K9’s and Covid-19 Part 2: Dog Park Etiquette in the time of Covid-19

Is your head spinning like Linda Blair's in The Exorcist trying to keep the latest Covid-19 closures, restrictions, and health precautions straight? Boy, do we know how you feel! As we enter the extended holiday weekend and celebrate Independence Day in the strangest-year-in-the-history-of-ever, we thought we would try to help you prepare. While beaches are [...]

2020-07-24T12:58:08-08:00July 9th, 2020|COVID-19, Healthcare, Safety|0 Comments

K9’s and Covid-19 Part 1: How Our Four-Legged Friends Are Adapting to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Since Covid-19 doesn't show any signs of slowing down and is increasing in many areas including Southern California, we thought you might be wondering about the health and safety of your furry friends. To that end, this is the first of a three-part series on your four-legged kids, how they may be managing during the [...]

2020-07-01T11:43:32-08:00July 1st, 2020|COVID-19, Health, Safety|0 Comments

Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Living in Ventura County provides access to the sun's gift of vitamin D, picturesque hiking through rolling hills, magnificent oceanic wildlife views, and an array of charming boutiques, quaint antique stores, and pleasant coffee shops. Unfortunately, their use has been diminished as Phase 3 of the COVID-19 reopen plan is still a few days away. The [...]

2020-06-22T10:54:12-08:00June 22nd, 2020|COVID-19, Health|0 Comments