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Check Out These Hiking Trails in the Conejo Valley

Enjoy The Great Outdoors With These Beautiful Hiking Trails

Living in Southern California means enjoying the outdoors all year round, but especially during the spring and summer months. With plenty of hiking trails around the Conejo Valley, there is no excuse not to get outside this season. Check out these hiking trails that are perfect for people of all different skill levels.

The Boney Mountain Trail to Hidden Valley Overlook trail rewards you with some of the most beautiful views in the area. Take some time out of your hike to enjoy the benches that sit at the top of Sycamore Canyon and then continue on the trail that runs just a little over two miles.

The Ojai Valley Trail is a 10 mile trail that runs parallel to Highway 33, starting at Foster Park. The side of the trail is paved for bicyclists, joggers, and walkers. There is a post and rail fence that separates the paved path from the dirt path for horseback riders.

Ventura River Trail is just over 6 miles long and includes a pedestrian and bike path that follows the historic Southern Pacific Railroad. A lot of the trail parallels Ojai Freeway 33 and is also known as the Ojai Valley Trail Extension. There are many different access points to the trail, including Stanley Avenue, Shell Road, Orchard Drive, West Park Row Avenue, and more.

Malibu Creek State Park has more than 8,000 square miles of beautiful hills, scenery, and trails. The miles of trails throughout the park will take you through the old M*A*S*H series set, and will eventually lead you to a swimming hole, so make sure to bring your swimming suit.

All of us at Cappuccino Insurance Agency in Westlake Village, California would like to encourage you to enjoy all of these hiking trails in the local community!

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Don’t Miss Out On These Local Events!

Local Events

Are you looking for new ways to enjoy the spring season? Then you are in the right place! Make sure to mark your calendar for these fun and exciting events in the local community that you can enjoy with all of your friends and family.

The 59th Annual Conejo Valley Days in Thousand Oaks is happening from May 7th through the 10th. As one of the most looked forward to events in the area, Conejo Valley Days is four full days of entertainment for people of all ages. From live entertainment, carnival rides, a western saloon, games, and outhouse races, everyone is sure to have fun. Tickets are just $10 for adults, and $5 for kids. Children under 5 are free.

The Hope Run 10K, 5K, and 1K Kid Run is taking place at the Ventura Promenade on May 16th. Bring the whole family out to enjoy the inaugural event to help raise money and awareness for cancer research and patient services. All participants in the race will receive a free T-shirt, raffle ticket, and refreshments after the race. You also have the option to purchase additional raffle tickets the day of the event.

The 38th Annual Ojai Art in the Park Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect way to spend the holiday. From May 23rd through the 24th, head out to Libbey Park in central Ojai to see some of the most talented artists from across the state. There will be artists who work in many different mediums, including pastel, acrylic, oil, glass, watercolor, wood, sculpture, photography, ceramics, and fine jewelry, all who will have their work on display.

All of us at Cappuccino Insurance Agency in Westlake Village, California would like to invite you and your family out to enjoy the Conejo Valley local events!


Moving This Spring? Make Sure To Invest In The Right Insurance

Renter’s Insurance Coverage

Spring is the perfect time to find a new place to rent. No matter if you are searching for an apartment or a house to rent, you should also start looking for the right renter’s insurance policy to ensure that your new home is properly protected in case of any disaster.

Typical renter’s insurance policies have three main coverage options, including:

  • Personal property coverage – the insurance policy that your landlord has for your home will only provide coverage for the structure, not for any of your personal belongings that you keep inside. The personal property coverage that is provided by a renter’s insurance policy will provide protection in case your assets are stolen, damaged, or destroyed by a covered peril, such as a fire. If you have any valuable belongings, you may want to consider scheduling the items within your policy, which will provide additional coverage.
  • Liability coverage – the liability portion of your renter’s insurance will provide protection in case someone is injured while visiting your home. It will cover any legal expenses if they decide to sue you after the accident, as well as any medical bills that are associated with the accident. If you do not have liability coverage, your assets and savings may be put at risk after someone is injured at your home.
  • Coverage for additional living expenses – if your rental home is uninhabitable after a disaster, additional living expensive coverage will pay for a temporary living situation, such as if you have to move into a hotel. The coverage will also pay for any additional costs that are associated with having to move out, such as restaurant bills if you do not have a kitchen to cook in.

For all of your renter’s insurance needs when finding the perfect Conejo Valley home this spring, contact Cappuccino Insurance Agency in Westlake Village, California.

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Things to Do in Conejo Valley, California for Summer 2014

Schools are out for the summer months leaving parents looking for exciting events in Conejo Valley, California. Outdoor activities that take advantage of the natural beauty of the area lure kids and adults alike out in SoCal. Add to that list plenty of options for indoor entertainment that are perfect for those scorching summer days. Here at Cappuccino Insurance Agency we encourage the residents of Conejo Valley to get out and enjoy the summer months with the following events.

On Friday, June 13 at 7 pm hikers of all ages meet at Malibu Bluffs Park for a hike beneath the light of the full moon. The hike will include trails that run to the sea. Note that the trails can be steep in areas, so hikers should wear sturdy footwear. Additionally, hikers need to bring their own flashlight. If it rains, the hike will be canceled.

For Father’s Day weekend, the Live Oak Music Festival will take place overlooking Santa Barbara. This three day festival runs from Friday to Sunday, June 13 to 15. In addition to a music festival featuring folk, blues, classical and gospel tunes, camping will be offered. This family friendly festival also includes arts and crafts activities geared at younger children.

Fourth of July is one of the biggest holidays of the year in Conejo Valley. The Reagan Presidential Library will host a family focused event on Friday, July 4 from 10 am to 3 pm. There will be Presidential look-alikes, a patriotic concert, and storytelling. American foods and face painting, in addition to kid-friendly games will also be a part of the festivities. Admission to the event is free.

On Wednesday, July 9 at 6 pm “Nite Moves: Swimming, Running and Biathlon” will be held at Leadbetter Beach in Santa Barbara. In addition to entertainment and food, the event includes 5K footraces and swimming in view of Anacapa Island. Participants should keep an eye out for the racing fleet Wet Wednesday, which will be part of the scenic backdrop of this invigorating event.

For more information regarding how to enjoy your spring and summer with peace of mind and insurance coverage in Conejo Valley, California, please contact Cappuccino Insurance Agency of Westlake Village!