Sip & Savor into Summer

To celebrate the annual Summer/FOOD Issue, Ventura Blvd magazine unveiled a newly renovated, historic Valley estate represented by The Agency. The sprawling home was filled with the enticing scent of gourmet tastings provided by a trio of Phillip Frankland Lee's…

Ventura Blvd's 4th Annual Girls Night Out

Hosted by Neiman Marcus Topanga Canyon was a smashing success. Guests enjoyed a special appearance by designers Pam & Gela and received complimentary signed copies of their new book The Glitter Plan.

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Sip & Savor into Summer

To celebrate the annual Summer/FOOD Issue, Ventura Blvd magazine unveiled a newly renovated, historic Valley estate represented by The Agency. The sprawling home was filled with the enticing scent of gourmet tastings provided by a trio of Phillip Frankland Lee's…

Ventura Blvd's Food Issue Party

Just in time for summer, Ventura Blvd magazine partnered with the Sportsmen's Lodge for a poolside party in celebration of our premiere Food Issue.

Big Night Out

Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project LA hosted its annual fundraising event, Politics, Sex & Cocktails.

Star Gazing

More than 900 guests attended the Fulfillment Fund’s 19th annual Stars Benefit Gala.

Ships Ahoy!

Plaza Travel in Encino and FROSCH travel company in Woodland Hills held an event to celebrate Celebrity Cruises’ first gourmet food truck and spa pop-up.

On Safari

At Safari Walk, the annual celebration of Tarzana, guests participated in the painting of a mural in front of Whole Foods.

Rare Relics

The grand opening of the San Fernando Valley Relics Museum attracted 2,000 history buffs to Chatsworth. The museum is open every Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

High Tea

Kathy Eldon and Amy Eldon Turteltaub threw a “high tea” in Malibu in celebration of Kathy’s new memoir, In the Heart of Life. Lawrence Charles, owner of Charles & Company tea business, provided the delicious, fresh-brewed beverages.

3rd Annual Girls Night Out

More than 300 guests turned out for Ventura Blvd’s 3rd Annual Girls Night Out. Skirball Cultural Center provided the chic backdrop for a benefit fashion show featuring eight Valley boutiques. Guests sipped refreshing cocktails by Pavan Liqueur de France and shopped at a boutique with proceeds benefitting the Valley Breast Care Foundation. A heartfelt thanks to Beverly Hills Physicians for their remarkable partnership and efforts in collecting hundreds of bras for The Bra Recyclers program.


Last Comic Standing winner Alonzo Bodden hosted a comedy night to benefit weSPARK Cancer Support Center at the El Portal Theatre.


Awards fundraiser benefitting MVAT Foundation for veterans was held at the Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center.

Femme Fest

The Woodland Hills-based Motion Picture & Television Fund hosted Deal With It: A Women’s Conference. Panelists included Ventura Blvd editor Linda Grasso, who spoke about the challenges of professional reinventon.

Mixin’ it Up

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce hosted a mixer for local businesses at Sagebrush Cantina.

Soups On!

Celebrity Chef Michael Voltaggio displayed his culinary expertise and signed copies of his latest book at Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center in Studio City.

September Issue Release at The Auto Gallery

Ventura Blvd magazine invited guests to The Auto Gallery Ferrari & Maserati to celebrate the launch of the September issue and the arrival of the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte. Drinks by Ultmat Vodka and Stella Artois, hors d'oeuvres by Rosti Tuscan Kitchen, and music by VOXDJs set the tone for a special evening.

Big Night Out

Viewpoint School hosted their 30th annual “Big Night Out” benefit. More than 4,000 guests enjoyed a performance by comedian Alonzo Bodden, a winner of Last Comic Standing.

On the Green

Notre Dame High School’s 27th annual golf tournament took place at Robinson Ranch, with 160 golfers participating. Proceeds will go toward tuition assistance.

RoboCop Revisited

Actress Nancy Allen hosted a screening of RoboCop, followed by a Q&A. Proceeds benefit the Sherman Oaks-based weSPARK Cancer Support Center.

A Laugh A Day

Valley Community Clinic’s Laughter is the Best Medicine fundraiser, honoring HBO Entertainment president Sue Naegle and actress Jane Lynch, drew a crowd of more than 400. Proceeds help provide health services for the uninsured.


Councilmember Tom LaBonge joined with the Valley-based non-profit Food Forward to dedicate the Franklin Canyon Orange Grove Park. The 9.8-acre vintage grove is now part of the Department of Recreation and Parks—all made possible by a private donation.

Strike a Pose

Stylists Helene Sacks and Roberta Marshall hosted a fashion show at Kyle by Alene Too in Beverly Hills.

Pink Ribbon Day

Councilmembers Dennis Zine and Mitch Englander were among those attending the ribbon cutting for the new Community Center, located near the Westfield Topanga shopping mall.

Night of Passage

Doctors, counselors and professionals who provide services for abused women were honored at a fundraiser for the Studio City-based organization Safe Passage.

Food Fest

Planned Parenthood LA celebrated its 34th annual Food Fare, drawing more than 1,500 guests and honoring Chef Joe Miller and long-time supporters Nicole Mutchnik and Allan Mutchnik.


National Council of Jewish Women hosted their annual Women’s Seder, which tells the Passover story from a woman’s perspective.

High Tea

Henry Road held a High Tea to celebrate the home and gift store’s new location on Ventura Boulevard in Studio City.

Newly Crowned

Miss Russian LA 2013 was held at Romanov Restaurant + Lounge in Studio City. Winner Olga Aleksa will go on to compete for the state crown.

Sexy Beast!

Nearly 150 guests attended Sex and the City Zoo 4: Sexy Beast! presented by the Greater LA Zoo Association (GLAZA). The fundraiser featured a talk by actress Joleen Lutz, known for her work as an interpretive naturalist of zoology.

Spring Fling

Celebrities, stylists and other guests attended a showcase of the brands “repped” by Haute House PR at Bellacures in Studio City.

The Great Outdoors

Council member Tom LaBonge unveiled brand new fitness equipment that was installed at Van Nuys-Sherman Oaks Park. The equipment was made possible through an anonymous donation.


Five stores from Tujunga Village participated in a fashion show and luncheon at Vitello’s.

Toasting Champions

Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles hosted its annual fundraiser “Politics, Sex & Cocktails.” Nearly 500 guests celebrated honorees: comedian Sarah Silverman, Encino residents Nancy and Jonathan Littman, California Assembly member Holly Mitchell.

All That Jazz

The Los Angeles Jazz Society’s 29th annual Jazz Tribute Awards recognized and honored LA-based artists for their contributions in furthering the art form of jazz.

Glam Gala

City of Hope’s Fashion and Retail Group honored Halston CEO Ben Malka with its 2012 Spirit of Life Award at a Studio 54-themed gala

Block Party

Child Development Institute’s Block Party Celebration raised funds to support young children and families in the Valley through early education and intervention services.

Noche de Niños

Nearly 1,000 philanthropists, local dignitaries and supporters attended a Children’s Hospital LA gala. More than $2.6 million was raised.

Haute Boutique

The 8th annual JFS Family Violence Project Holiday Boutique raised more than $30,000 to support programs and services offered at the Sherman Oaks counseling center.

2nd Annual Girls Night Out A Success!

More than 300 guests turned out for Ventura Blvd’s 2nd Annual Girls Night Out. Mercedes-Benz Of Encino provided the dramatic back drop for a fashion show highlighting 8 Valley boutiques. Guests sipped Ultimat Vodka browsed items at a holiday boutique with proceeds benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, LA. A big thank you to Choura Events for putting on such a amazing event!


The BLVD Hotel hosted a party to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Studio City location, as well as the grand opening of the new Hollywood location.

On the Greens

Notre Dame High School held its 26th annual Scholarship Gold Tournament at Robinson Ranch Golf Club.

Ladies Night

Bellacures Studio City and Step Up Women’s Network hosted a night of pampering and social networking, while hearing stories from teens whose lives were changed by Step Up.

La Blast

Dancing with the Stars’ Louis Van Amstel celebrated the kick-off of his new women’s casual fitness clothing line with friends at the Encino home of Erika Novick.

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