More than any other time of year, this is the season made for best friends. Here’s how some of our readers like to hang with their BFFs.

Barry Tallman & Mark Whitney

These two are on the lookout for whales at Kilauea Lighthouse on the island of Kauai.

Richard Campos & Bobby Garcia

Nothing like a day at sea to bring the guys together. Richard Campos of Camarillo inspects the 3½-foot halibut his friend Bobby Garcia reeled in off Santa Cruz Island.

Chris & Adrian Passmore

Sometimes summertime fun means a hike in the ‘hood. Chris Passmore shared this photo of his wife, Adrian, at the top of China Flats Trail in Oak Park.

Jacob Castroll & his cousin Andrei

These cousins and pals catch up on news from home while visiting Vilnius, Lithuania.

Jenny Lang & Kim Aitken

Self-proclaimed besties Jenny Lang of Malibu and Kim Aitken of San Diego throw their cares to the wind while exploring the Oregon coast on horseback.

Lisa Friedmann & Nancy Lindsey

Lisa Friedmann of Moorpark and “soul sister” of 34 years Nancy Lindsey share a laugh at Hollywood Beach.

Lori Brown & Kim Flintoff

Lori Brown and her BFF, Kim Flintoff, both of Moorpark, savor summer in Palm Desert.

Kaden Judd, Jonathan Flintoff, Vin Krueger, Cole Brown & Cameron Judd

This gaggle of guys from Moorpark show off their (hand-drawn) six-packs.

Julie Merrick & Suzanne Marble

Julie enjoys a reunion hike at Camarillo Grove Park with her Westmont College friend, Suzanne Marble, who was visiting from Washington.

Mark & Rena Whitney & Barry & Kay Tallman

Barry and Kay of Thousand Oaks are on the watch for dinosaurs with friends Mark and Rena at Allerton Garden, in Kauai, where “Jurassic Park” was filmed.

Karen & Shirley Arnold

This mother-daughter duo from Thousand Oaks snaps a shot in Quito, Ecuador while on medical mission trip.

Reid Branham & cousin Carolyn Hoffman

They’re cooling off at a wave pool in Las Vegas.

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FALL 2017 

Nothing says the holidays like duds so bad they’re great, and Beyond readers were happy to share the best of the worst.

Barry Tallman & Mark Whitney

These two are on the lookout for whales at Kilauea Lighthouse on the island of Kauai.

Richard Campos & Bobby Garcia

Nothing like a day at sea to bring the guys together. Richard Campos of Camarillo inspects the 3½-foot halibut his friend Bobby Garcia reeled in off Santa Cruz Island.

Chris & Adrian Passmore

Sometimes summertime fun means a hike in the ‘hood. Chris Passmore shared this photo of his wife, Adrian, at the top of China Flats Trail in Oak Park.

Jacob Castroll & his cousin Andrei

These cousins and pals catch up on news from home while visiting Vilnius, Lithuania.

Jenny Lang & Kim Aitken

Self-proclaimed besties Jenny Lang of Malibu and Kim Aitken of San Diego throw their cares to the wind while exploring the Oregon coast on horseback.

Lisa Friedmann & Nancy Lindsey

Lisa Friedmann of Moorpark and “soul sister” of 34 years Nancy Lindsey share a laugh at Hollywood Beach.

Lori Brown & Kim Flintoff

Lori Brown and her BFF, Kim Flintoff, both of Moorpark, savor summer in Palm Desert.

Kaden Judd, Jonathan Flintoff, Vin Krueger, Cole Brown & Cameron Judd

This gaggle of guys from Moorpark show off their (hand-drawn) six-packs.

Julie Merrick & Suzanne Marble

Julie enjoys a reunion hike at Camarillo Grove Park with her Westmont College friend, Suzanne Marble, who was visiting from Washington.

Mark & Rena Whitney & Barry & Kay Tallman

Barry and Kay of Thousand Oaks are on the watch for dinosaurs with friends Mark and Rena at Allerton Garden, in Kauai, where “Jurassic Park” was filmed.

Karen & Shirley Arnold

This mother-daughter duo from Thousand Oaks snaps a shot in Quito, Ecuador while on medical mission trip.

Reid Branham & cousin Carolyn Hoffman

They’re cooling off at a wave pool in Las Vegas.

Beyond The Acorn Magazine

We are a quarterly regional lifestyle publication, delivered directly to homes along with the Acorn Newspapers. Like the Acorn Newspapers, Beyond captures and epitomizes the spirit and personality of the communities it serves. BECOME PART OF THE FAMILY - TO ADVERTISE

© 2013 Beyond the Acorn

FALL 2017