Author: Amy Alkon

Schemed like a good idea at the time

I’m a 30-year-old guy. It’s always been against my rules to date someone from the workplace, but I let a good friend and co-worker fix me up with a really nice woman who also works for our company. “Sally” and I went on several...

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The way she herd it should be

My boyfriend’s best friends are all very close, as are their wives and girlfriends. While these women seem to like me, in a year, I have yet to grow close to any of them. Hence, I don’t get asked to the girls’ weekly Friday...

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A ruse by any other name

A ruse by any other name My girlfriend and I got together a few months ago, after I consoled her about some guy she became “obsessed with” who didn’t return her feelings. Today, I finally put two and two together, and figured...

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A ruse by any other name

My girlfriend and I got together a few months ago, after I consoled her about some guy she became “obsessed with” who didn’t return her feelings. Today, I finally put two and two together, and figured out it’s the guy whose band...

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The axis of snivel

I was planning a spa weekend with my girlfriends, and my boyfriend of four months wanted to come. I offered to plan a romantic spa getaway for just us, but he insisted I not go to the trouble; he’d simply join my girlfriends and...

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UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

  1. Karen Lewis: Faces, Places, & Things

    January 7 @ 8:00 am - March 15 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Fit 4 The Cause Offers NEW Zumba Classes for Teens Starting Jan. 22 at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center

    January 22 @ 4:00 pm - March 5 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Playdate – Toddler Music Joy

    January 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Cabernet, Canvas, and Color Workshop

    January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Studio Channel Islands Comedy & Cocktails

    January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. WEEKLY SOUND BATH – THOUSAND OAKS

    January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  7. Welcome to Ventura Joggers Club!

    January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  8. Playdate – Toddler Music Joy

    January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  9. Child dedication service

    January 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  10. Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra Concert

    January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm