Target to pay $7.4 million in damages

Retail company put electronic waste in regular trash bins

Retail giant Target has been ordered to pay $7.4 million in a statewide settlement related to the improper handling and disposal of hazardous waste, the Ventura County district attorney’s office announced earlier this month. Between 2012 and 2016, Target stores in California improperly dumped electronics, batteries, aerosol cans and fluorescent light bulbs in landfills in violation of state law and […]


Future of Borderline business unclear

Whenever Lance Cpl. Brendan Kelly received a few days’ leave from the Marines, he looked forward to spending time at Borderline Bar and Grill in his hometown of Thousand Oaks. The country-western-themed bar was a safe place to enjoy a beer and forget troubles. It was especially welcoming to members of the military and first responders, the 22-year-old said. Kelly […]


Car dealership gathers steam in Calabasas

Calabasas residents are weighing in on a potential new development coming to the city. AutoNation, a Florida-based car dealer, is looking to build a Land Rover/Jaguar car dealership at 24460 Calabasas Road, near the city’s existing car dealerships. The site was formerly home to Sperling Nursery, which closed in 2015. Representatives from AutoNation held a community development forum at Founders […]


Food truck delivers helping of goodwill

HELPING HAND —Above, event organizer Nicole Levine of Good Carma Studios hands a stack of meals on Nov. 23 to fire victims Paul Perry and his wife, Bernadette, who lost their Agoura Hills home. Golden West Food supplied the dinners at the event in Oak Park. Below, Golden West brings out its Jack Daniels barbecue food truck with enough edibles […]

Necklace a symbol of strength

Fox Fine Jewelry is giving away a free diamond necklace to any person whose home or business was burned in the Woolsey or Hill fires. Free necklaces may be ordered by phone or in person. They must be picked up in person with a photo ID showing the burned address. Pieces are limited to one free necklace per burned home […]

Boys & Girls Clubs names new board member

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley recently added Lorraine Crawford as a board of governors member. Crawford has worked as an executive in the financial services industry for 30 years, specifically in the private banking and wealth management arena. Her experience includes financial planning, trust and investment advisory, insurance planning and commercial/personal lending. She serves as senior […]

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