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 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

Our Friends at Morton Capital Would Like to Help You

In these challenging times, our friends at Morton Capital are giving back in the best way they know how:  by offering you, or anyone else who needs guidance right now, free financial planning. We have maintained a professional relationship with Morton Capital for more than 20 years, and it is with great admiration for their [...]

2020-05-06T13:57:13-08:00May 6th, 2020|Health, Safety|0 Comments

Motorcycling Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In our last article, we talked about whether or not it was a good idea to go out for a motorcycle ride right now. There are ethical implications, such as the potential risk to others should you get into an accident and require hospitalization, but that’s not all there is to think about when weighing [...]

To Ride or Not to Ride: Motorcycling in the Time of COVID-19

The streets are empty and quiet. Almost eerily so. Freeways that were once rush hour parking lots now look like stills from a post-apocalyptic film. If you’re anything like us, you’re probably feeling a little stir-crazy… and starting to think those roads might make the perfect personal racetrack. But should you be riding your motorcycle [...]

Exploring from Home: Fun Activities for You and the Kids

Being stuck at home with the family can make it easy to fall into a work - Netflix - cellphone rut. But the reality is that being stuck at home can be as fun and adventurous as you can dream up. Never underestimate the power of a child’s imagination, or the power of a creative [...]

2020-04-05T10:22:03-08:00April 5th, 2020|Health, Healthcare, Safety|0 Comments

Jobs in the Time of Coronavirus: How to Work From Home Successfully

If you’ve never worked from home before: hello, and welcome to the procrastination station. Your laundry will never be more folded.  You might think that working from home sounds like your dream — think of how much more you’ll get done without that commute — but in reality, combining your workspace with your living spaces [...]

2020-03-27T15:04:16-08:00March 27th, 2020|Health, Public Safety, Safety|0 Comments

Coronavirus Update 2: Where Are We Now, and “Flatten the Curve”

*For the most up-to-date reliable information on the Coronavirus outbreak, visit the dedicated COVID-19 Johns Hopkins web page.  There have been moments in the past week where trying to stay on top of coronavirus updates feels like chasing after a giant snowball rolling down the hill. And then there was last Wednesday, when that snowball [...]

2020-03-18T17:57:32-08:00March 18th, 2020|Health, Public Safety|0 Comments

Coronavirus 2019: How Worried Should You Be?

With newly identified cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on the rise in the United States, it's hard not to wonder:  “How worried should I be?” This question isn’t the easiest one to answer, since there is still so much we don’t yet know about this virus, but we can at least say this:  [...]

2020-03-16T16:25:36-08:00March 10th, 2020|Health, New Laws & Legislation, Safety|0 Comments