Landmark Sears store closing for good

Was a community mainstay for 50 years

END OF AN ERA—Sears Holding announced late last week that it would shutter its Thousand Oaks store in September. The retailer opened in 1970, and for department store shoppers it was the only game in town. RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers

A destination for two generations of Thousand Oaks shoppers, Sears announced today it is closing its store on Hillcrest Drive.

Sears Holdings Corp. told employees June 28 that the Janss mall mainstay for nearly 50 years will shutter this fall.

“As part...

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