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Telecommuting here to stay



Every weekday, Ricky Kreitman rolls out of bed and heads to his garage office with his morning yogurt to start the workday. It’s been his daily routine since the stay-at-home orders were announced in March. The television producer and editor said his company had just finished filming a show before the shutdown, so he’s been able to edit it from […]

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Generous with hand sanitizer

When the COVID-19 pandemic caused a shortage of hand sanitizer, Aaron Bergh of Calwise Spirits Co. in Paso Robles produced nearly 4,000 gallons of the product for first responders, government agencies and organizations across California, including the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office and Royal Gardens retirement home in Camarillo. As state orders begin to allow restaurants and stores to reopen, Bergh, […]

Business relief fund established

A new relief fund to help local small businesses endure the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic will offer financial grants. The Conejo Valley Small Business Relief Fund was created by the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce’s foundation in partnership with the cities of Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills. “Our local small businesses give our cities the […]

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Weaker dollar paves way to strong gold

Buyers adding gold to portfolios



Paul Singer, the hedge fund billionaire behind Elliot Management, has a long track record of making accurate market calls in the face of big economic events. Singer took the company from a $1.3-million fund in 1977 to a $35-billion megafund—along the way making correct calls prior to the financial collapse of 2008 and subsequent dot-com bubble ups and downs. Additionally, […]

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Allison woman of the year

Rosemary Allison, a luxury real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Realty in Westlake Village, has been named Woman of the Year by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin of California’s District 44. The California Legislative Women’s Caucus sponsors the annual award as part of Women’s History Month. Allison serves as an elected member of the Santa Rosa Valley Municipal Advisory Council, which oversees […]

Agoura gets CBD store

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CBD Comfort Zone opened its second location in Agoura Hills last month. The business began in Glendale in 2019. Stu Meyer, CBD Comfort Zone owner, says he opened the store out of his desire to help others discover the benefits of CBD. Meyer, a cancer survivor, was left with debilitating neuropathy several years ago. To manage his pain, he was […]

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