Mattress store makes product on site

The SelectaBed and Tempflow Mattress Factory and Store has opened a combined 40,000-squarefoot facility in the furniture row retail neighborhood of Canwood Street in Agoura Hills. Mattresses sold in the showroom are made in a company factory next door to the showroom,” said Dr. Rick Swartzburg, a local chiropractor who is the head of product design for the company. “All […]

NAWBO chapter installs new board of directors

The Ventura County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners installed its new board of directors on July 17. Ken Ashford of longtime NAWBO VC corporate partner, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, installed the new board. The board of directors is comprised of: President, Diane de Mailly (DDM Metering Systems Inc.); president elect, Lynnette Coverly (Coverly […]

Avoid IRS filing pitfalls

COMMENTARY /// Personal finance

Taxpayers who filed for a time extension have until Oct. 15 to submit their tax returns. To make sure they meet their tax obligations, taxpayers should file accurate returns. If a taxpayer makes an error on their return, it will likely take longer to process and could delay a refund. Taxpayers can avoid many common errors by filing electronically. All […]



Answers provided by Jim Allen, the founder and proprietor of Allen Motors. Allen is a 25-year resident of Thousand Oaks. Q: When was your business founded? How many locations do you have? How many people do you employ? A: Allen Motors opened in 1993.The company has one location and currently employs around eight staff members. Q: What inspired you to […]


Local brokers shine in real estate game

2018 sales figures released for statewide ranking

REAL Trends, a nationwide research company for the residential real estate industry, issued its 2018 America’s Best report and it names brokers from Re/Max-Olson, Century 21 and Coldwell Banker as among the top agents locally. To qualify as California’s most productive real estate agents, the individual men and women had to close at least 50 transactions or $20 million in […]


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