Dealer eyes 3-story showroom

Rusnak files pre-application

Rusnak/Westlake Porsche opened its showroom doors in its current location at the Thousand Oaks Auto Mall a little over seven years ago. Now the luxury vendor is looking into building a bigger dealership. Rusnak submitted a pre-application in October to the City of Thousand Oaks expressing a desire to construct a three-story, 121,744-square-foot building on the dealer’s 5-acre lot next […]


AmaWaterways travels across town for new offices

River cruise company moves out of old building on Mureau Road in Calabasas

AmaWaterways recently signed a lease for a 50,000-square-foot office at The Park Calabasas, a multi-tenant office campus owned and operated by L.A.- based Rising Realty Partners. The space will serve as a new, larger headquarters for the fast-growing river cruise company, which was named 2019 Business of the Year by the City of Calabasas. The Park Calabasas campus on Park […]


Green salon knows how to cut waste

Eco-consciousness is more than a trend—more and more people are waking up to society’s effect on the environment and taking steps to minimize that impact. It’s especially a challenge for business owners, who have to consider their customers’ willingness to go along with what is often an inconvenient or costly method of operating. Raychel Harrison, the 38-yearold founder of Salon […]


Lederer is leaving Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce

Longtime advocate for local business retiring to North Carolina

A change in leadership is coming to the Conejo Valley’s largest pro-business organization. Jill Lederer—one of the area’s most recognizable figures— announced Monday that she will be retiring as director of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce effective Jan. 5, 2020. The Thousand Oaks resident has headed up the Chamber since 2009. She was president of the Conejo Valley […]

Expert answers key questions about taxes

COMMENTARY /// Kash in your pocket

State and federal tax matters can be vexing and problematic. The following are answers to some of the key issues facing taxpayers with the fourth quarter approaching. Q: Is there an age limit on claiming a child as a dependent? A: To claim a child as a dependent, the child must meet either the qualifying child test or the qualifying […]


Saved from destruction

Iconic restaurant almost burned down

In the throes of the Woolsey fire, when canyon roads were closed and the air was thick with smoke, it wasn’t clear what had been burnt and what hadn’t. Amid the confusion, news broke that the famous Agoura eatery the Old Place was still standing. The tiny restaurant was saved due to the efforts of owner Morgan Runyon, who spent […]

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