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Off The Beaten Path: Humble Bee Bakery and Cafe Buzzes

The most exciting aspect of writing about food and restaurants is making an unexpected discovery off my beaten path. Most often this happens while running an errand—as I did the day I went to Home Depot and spotted Humble Bee Bakery and Café on Saticoy, just west of Louise. Located smack dab in the middle […]

Health, People

Head for the Hills

For mountain bikers, the Valley offers a surprisingly extensive myriad of trails, suitable for everyone from timid beginners to accomplished thrill seekers.

Eat & Drink

Now Open: Sweet Lady Jane Encino

After months of waiting, Sweet Lady Jane finally arrived at the Encino Marketplace (Ventura and Hayvenhurst). This is the third location for the bake shop that first opened on Melrose 27 years ago.  All kinds of baked goods are found here: custom cakes, pies, cupcakes, cheesecakes, tarts and cookies. Sweet Lady Jane is known for beautiful designs as well as […]

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