Montecito Bank & Trust Gives Back to Community

Now in its 16th year, Montecito Bank & Trust’s unique Community Dividends awards program has granted a total of $16 million to local Santa Barbara and Ventura County nonprofits. This year’s event at the Four Season Biltmore’s Coral Casino ballroom gave a share of $1 million to 188 central coast nonprofits. Photography Ben Malkin

Let the Music Play

The annual Scott Medlock-Robby Krieger All-Star Concert at Saddlerock Ranch benefited St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Legendary musicians Robby Krieger of The Doors, Alex Lifeson of Rush, Lukas Nelson and more entertained while guests enjoyed food and drink from local establishments, including Mastro’s Steakhouse, Westlake Village Inn, Duke's Malibu, Malibu Family Wines and Figueroa Mountain Brewery.  Photography David … Continued

Annual Beach Picnic Celebrates Armenian Heritage

Ani Dermenjian has been bringing Malibu Armenian families together for six years to celebrate their common heritage. This year they also celebrated the 2,800 anniversary of Yehevan, the capital of Armenia. The food was amazing and it was all topped off with the singing of the traditional Armenian national anthem. Photography Ben Malkin

Ride to the Flags Honors Navy CPO

The recent Ride to the Flags XI charity motorcycle ride organized by the White Heart Foundation provided support to Navy CPO Holly Katke. The ride began at the Naval Base Ventura County, Pt. Mugu, and ended at Malibu Bluffs Park. RidetotheFlags.com Photography Jon DeMaria

Let’s Get Cooking with WDC

WDC's new Kitchen Mastery Cooking Presentations are meant to educate folks about the latest technology in kitchen appliances. Miele’s Brand Representatives Fabby Diaz and Miele Chef Michy Silverstein demonstrated their new Combi-Steam Oven at the Agoura Hills WDC showroom while cooking steamed salmon with rice and asparagus. YUM!  Photography Ben Malkin

Allied Artists Exhibit Artwork at Village Green

The Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains 2nd Annual Art in the Park exhibit featured 20 local artists displaying and selling their original artwork of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore. Proceeds benefit the Palisades Village Green and help to preserve and protect local and national parks and beaches. Photography by Russell Hunziker

Malibu Schools Festival Benefits Students

The community turned out to celebrate students and support their education at the 2nd Annual Malibu Schools Festival. Hosted by Malibu’s three public elementary schools, the all-ages fundraiser benefits local public elementary schools. All proceeds support Juan Cabrillo, Point Dume Marine Science and Webster elementary schools. Photography by Robin Chesler

PPWC Celebrates Community Seniors

The Pacific Palisades Woman's Club recently hosted the most anticipated party of the year, celebrating the community's over 90-year-old senior residents. The 20+ year tradition provided a lively afternoon of camaraderie, entertainment and love. Over 30 PPWC members pitched in to make the party a success, from serving lunch to passing out gift bags. Photography by Ben … Continued

Community Rallies to Roadside Festival for The Little Angels Project

Veterinary Angels’ Roadside West Summer Street Festival featured pet adoptions, photo opportunities with exotic animals, fun family activities, a bounce house, food trucks, silent auction and a free drawing for a week’s vacation at El Dorado Ranch Golf Resort in San Felipe, Baja California. Proceeds help The Little Angels Project provide needed veterinary services for … Continued

Palisades Dentists Promote Oral Health

The Healthy Kids & Family Fitness Festival hosted by the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce featured The Palisades Dentists as a Ruby Sponsor. Dr. Cerisa Moncayo and Office Manager Jessica offered t-shirts, mugs, pens, Estate Coffee, Palisades Bake Sale cookies and gift bags. Dr. Moncayo and husband Dr. Max Moncayo provide general and cosmetic dentistry … Continued