Women achievers

EXCELLENT—Teresa Menchaca, second from left, receives her Woman Achievement for 2019 Award at the fall conference of the Business and Professional Women of Conejo Valley. Menchaca is executive director of Ohana Health Center, a Thousand Oaks-based parent counseling and pregnancy nonprofit. The Conejo Valley BPW club meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Brent’s Deli in […]

Hiring fair for Navy jobs

More than 50 vacant positions open

The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center will host a rapid hiring fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri., Oct. 25 to fill more than 50 vacant positions within the Department of the Navy. The event will take place at America’s Job Center, 2901 N. Ventura Road, Oxnard. Recruited positions include technicians, engineers, logistic management specialists, project managers, […]


Cybersecurity issues discussed

The Ventura County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will address the topic “Why your business needs a cybersecurity plan” during its regular meeting from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tues., Oct. 8 at The Greek Restaurant in the Ventura Harbor. Breakfast will be served. If business owners think their companies are too small for a cybersecurity breach, […]

Business community supports arts fest

Event is part of Civic Arts Plaza’s 25th anniversary

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, the Thousand Oaks Alliance for the Arts will host Curtain Up, a first-of-its-kind celebration of the arts at 5 p.m. Fri., Oct. 4 in TOCAP’s Fred Kavli Theatre. In addition to specialty cocktails courtesy of Ventura Spirits Company, attendees will be treated to a “gastronomic retrospective” featuring foods […]


10 mistakes that make the cost of college higher

Parents often worry about making a mistake that will ruin their student’s chances of paying for college. Here is a list of some of the more common mistakes families make that affect affordability and eligibility for student financial aid. Saving for college in the child’s name instead of the parent’s name. Custodial bank accounts, such as a Uniform Transfer to […]


T.O. CAP celebrates its 25th

Civic Arts Center opened in Oct. 1994

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, the Thousand Oaks Alliance for the Arts will host a celebration called Curtain Up at 5 p.m. Fri., Oct. 4 at the Fred Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. In honor of the many faces of art, Curtain Up will feature specialty cocktails and a gastronomic […]

New Calabasas shopping center up and running

Las Virgenes Village Shopping Center, located on the west side of Calabasas, is giving shoppers throughout the Conejo Valley, Malibu and San Fernando Valley a variety of retail stores and services from which to choose. Tenants include Bungalow 21 Premier Salon & Spa, Dig Indoor Cycling and Strength Training, Angel’s Gymnastics Place, Peachwave Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream, and Inner […]

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