Let’s Hear it for the Girls

In the August 2018 State of Women-Owned Business Report, it was found that women-owned 12.3 million businesses, or 40% of businesses overall. Woo-hoo! 

Las Vaqueras brings women together to support the equestrian community.

Las Vaqueras is a women’s horseback riding club established in 1993.  We proudly uphold the Vaquera traditions and heritage that our name reflects.

Celebrating Equestrian Heritage and Giving Back in Big Ways

The 501(c)3 non-profit San Juan Capistrano Equestrian Coalition (SJCEC) was started 15 years ago by a small group of equestrians that felt the equestrian heritage made San Juan unique and should be valued and celebrated. Many residents probably don’t know that San Juan is home to more than 1800 horses housed in more than 10 equestrian facilities. On weekends, the horse shows…

Urban Bio – Getting into Your Skin

 Article Dorian Knapp  Why is our cream transdermal and not topical?  Our transdermal hemp oil cream penetrates the lipid barrier of your skin in order to reach the pain receptors in your body. This makes our cream more absorbable and effective in comparison to topical creams which cannot successfully pass through the outer layer of your skin.

It’s Fine

 Article Jen Anthony, LMFT | Photography Gia Luciano  Jen Anthony is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. As a therapist, Ms. Anthony has extensive experience in working with families, individuals and teens facing complex family dynamics. Her clinical experience includes treating anxiety, depression and substance abuse, among other areas of clinical focus. She supports individuals in developing effective communication skills and healthy coping…

Boomer Boss

 Article Lindsay Linegar | Photography Gia Luciano  "There's nothing worse than feeling like your body is starting to betray you," says Baby Boomer, May Yacoob.  Yacoob has spent the past three decades as a yoga practitioner. She trained in numerous styles and philosophies and learned how to teach yoga to older students, particularly of the boomer era. Over the last…

Exercise Your Creativity

Did you know that one way to take care of your health is to exercise your creativity? In the last 15 years, research has pointed to the health benefits of creativity. A leading magazine in psychology for 50 years, Psychology Today claims that creativity contributes to several health benefits, such as increased positive emotions, decreased symptoms of depression, reduced stress…

The Groundbreaking Girls Project

At the beginning of 2017, Allison Adams no longer recognized the world. She had lost her husband, Vernon, or Vernon Version .02 as she calls him, two and a half years after he had been in a terrible accident. In May 2014, Vernon Version .01 was driving home on his Vespa in south San Clemente when he was hit by…

Nugget Surf School Dedicated to Helping Kids

The kids, otherwise referred to as “nuggets” or “groms” by Nugget Surf, were getting ready for their lesson at Church. They were zipping their wetsuits and gathering all their surf gear. Josh Stiers, or Coach Josh as he’s called, saw one kid who needed help and went to his aid. “Some of them need help getting in their suits,” he…

Local Musician Inspires Community

San Clemente local, Luther Rowe has been on a long journey to beat cancer. He and wife, Brenda Eisenhower-Rowe got news of pancreatic cancer in March 2016. Shortly after, Luther got rushed into surgery in an attempt to remove the tumor but was rudely awoken an hour after the surgery had started. The cancer had metastasized to his liver, and…