Author: Amy Alkon

Going all the away

The other night, I really hit it off with a woman I met in a bar. Even though her friend had taken me aside and told me I could get this woman to go home with me, at the end of the evening, I only asked her for her number. When...

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Where the wild things aren’t

My daughter is getting married this month, and we’re having a formal evening reception featuring champagne and dancing. On the invitation, we stated “Adult Reception.” You cannot imagine the trauma this has caused. We don’t have...

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Scum kind of wonderful

Scum kind of wonderful My friend, \”Claire,\” 21, has been dating an older guy, 29, since July. Last week she told me he was in jail. She wouldn\’t say why, but seemed determined to stand by him. Then, it came...

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Too mush of a good thing

My co-worker\’s not my type but, I guess, is cute in a navy-blue golf shirt kind of way. He\’s nice and smart, so I often talk and joke with him. Lately, though, he seems to think I want to be more than just...

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Leave conquers all

Two months ago, I moved out of the apartment I shared with my boyfriend of four years. He\’s 24; I\’m 22. We were inseparable, so close … until his high school buddies moved to town. He became cold and distant,...

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UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

  1. Fruit Drive with Food Forward & Betty Belts

    June 15 @ 11:00 am - June 16 @ 6:00 pm
  2. The Elite Theatre Company Presents: VANITIES

    June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Ojai Pops Orchestra- Free Community Concert

    June 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Conejo Valley Quilters Monthly Meeting

    June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. WEEKLY SOUND BATH – THOUSAND OAKS

    June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  6. The Longest Day – Poker Night Benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association!

    June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
  7. The Elite Theatre Company Presents: VANITIES

    June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  8. The Elite Theatre Company Presents: VANITIES

    June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  9. Summer Solstice Nature Hike on Pine Mountain

    June 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  10. The Elite Theatre Company Presents: VANITIES

    June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm