Author - Michelle Sathe

Michelle Sathe

By Michelle Sathe For a quick getaway, Ojai has a lot to offer. It’s just an hour from Santa Clarita, yet once you’re driving along the rolling hills of highway 150, it feels a world away. Ringed by the Los Padres National Forest, your eyes will...

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Fun, fresh, fabulous: Pho Ha 888

By Michelle Sathe Good things come to those who wait, but you won’t have to wait long for good things at Pho Ha 888. Sure, the restaurant spends 16 hours...

“Mom” Sure Can Cook

From the outside it’s just part of a modest strip mall, but step into Mom Can Cook Thai Kitchen in Canyon Country and you’re immediately transported to another...

“A Miracle Worker”

As a child in India, Bijula Yusin had a soft spot for the stray pets in her community, often taking them home. “I always wanted to care for animals,” Yusin...

Heart disease in pets

When Heather Mohr took her dog Max for a veterinary visit at one year old, it was revealed the Lhaso Apso mix had a grade 1 heart murmur. Nothing came of it...

Never too late for laughs

Richard Myers had slight nerves before taking the stage as a stand-up comic for the first time last December, but they quickly went away. “Once I heard the...

Bringing history to life

With little more than a construction paper kitchen set as a backdrop, Julia Child was brought back to life for a rapt audience at the Santa Clarita Valley...