In your hometown with…the Matyas Family

In your hometown with…the Matyas Family

As a family who’s been deeply involved with the Cub and Girl Scouts, the Matyas clan knows the importance of being prepared. But until that preparedness is tested in real-time, it’s hard to know exactly how well you will respond. On a recent evening in November, the...

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In your Hometown with…the Knudsen Family

In your Hometown with…the Knudsen Family

 Youth baseball is having a moment in Southern California. On August 27, the West Region team from El Segundo faced rivals Curacao to become champs in the Little League World Series. Westchester family, the Knudsens–Steve, Jenna and their son, 12-year-old...

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In your hometown with…the Holt family

In your hometown with…the Holt family

 Adaptable, adventurous and not afraid to get out of their comfort zone, the Holts are on the same page when it comes to spontaneity. This has led to great vacations, unusual experiences and serendipitous job opportunities. Martha, Zach and their three children...

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In your hometown with…the Vasquez Family

In your hometown with…the Vasquez Family

If you want to meet the Vasquez family, you will have to catch them first! This is a family that is always on the go, with sports, careers, volunteering, school, Girl Scouts, community activism and entrepreneurship! It would be an understatement to say that this busy...

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In your hometown with…the Bost Family

In your hometown with…the Bost Family

Growing up in a small suburb of Indianapolis, Alyssa Bost grew up thinking that big cities like Los Angeles and New York were scary places where “normal” families didn’t live. But after getting into her dream school, Pepperdine University in Malibu, she started to...

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In your hometown with… the Lai family

In your hometown with… the Lai family

For most families, the pandemic has been a time for challenges, changes and adjustments. So it’s been for the Lai family, but they’ve also received a special gift that most parents don’t get until their children are grown: validation that their parenting messages to...

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In your hometown with… the Chouinard family

In your hometown with… the Chouinard family

For Wendy, Daniel and Nathan Chouinard, the world is a feast for the senses. They experience it through the heavenly smells of the international cuisines being cooked by their neighbors, by listening to uplifting music in several languages, creating art and nurturing...

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In your hometown with…the Westerfield Family

In your hometown with…the Westerfield Family

It’s hard not to notice the Westerfield family in Westchester. First off, they have four children, which is a bit unusual these days. Then there’s the fact that all four of the children are within 37 months of each other in age. Oh, and they have twin girls adopted...

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In your hometown with…the Mininsky Family

In your hometown with…the Mininsky Family

Traditions are very important to the Mininskys, and the family has a way of making them refreshing and infectious; before you know it, everyone is joining in on the fun! Allison and Mike, who got married in 2005, have two boys, Sean, 11, and Colin, 7, and live in the...

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In your hometown with…the Farmer Family

In your hometown with…the Farmer Family

The Farmers knew they wanted to live in Westchester since they were students at Loyola Marymount University. “I knew this was a neighborhood that was turning over. There were a lot of long-time residents that were selling, and I knew it was going to be the place for...

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