October 9, 2015

Anam Cara – A Social Model Hospice Home

 Death is a personal and intimate experience. One that is difficult to confront, particularly in the case of a loved one with a terminal illness for whom home care is not a viable alternative. Once we open, in 2016, we believe Anam Cara will provide that alternative, and it is in Topanga’s backyard. Nestled in the serene and magnificent surroundings of old Oaks and landscaped gardens is Anam Cara, a six-bed home for individuals with end-of-life issue… [Read More...]

Chamber News & Views, October 2015

 LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT Topanga is a special and unique community of free-thinkers, creative spirits, nature lovers and many talented entrepreneurs hidden from roadside view. Topanga nurtures body, mind, heart and soul and naturally inspires wanting to give back. My intention as President is to nurture business collaborations, community involvement, being of service and preserving Topanga’s wild beauty. I look forward to hearing your ideas an… [Read More...]


 Long-time Topanga resident, Wendy Smith is an intuitive counselor, hypnotherapist, relationship coach and hands-on energy healer who specializes in family dynamics, personal growth and healing, especially with issues of anxiety, stress and fatigue. She raised her children in Topanga and worked at Topanga Chiropractor, acupuncture and bodywork with Nancy Marcucella for six years while going to school for her Counselor license, then opened her own practi… [Read More...]