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New Exer Urgent Care opens in Westlake

Exer Urgent Care Westlake Village introduced its 11th facility in Southern California with a grand opening April 24. Exer is a privately owned ER alternative that’s built and staffed by ER doctors. The facility has on-site Xray, lab, pharmacy, IV, splinting, laceration and diagnostics, offering comprehensive medical services to walk-in patients. Each Exer center has capabilities to handle 80% of […]


L.A. deputy mayor to discuss Olympics security at breakfast

Jeff Gorell, Los Angeles deputy mayor of public safety, will discuss security for the 2028 Summer Olympics at the last event in the Cal Lutheran University 2018-2019 Corporate Leaders Breakfast Series. Gorell, a Camarillo resident, will present “Securing LA in the Era of the Olympics” from 8 to 9 a.m. Tues., May 7 in Lundring Events Center on the CLU […]

Calif. unemployment remains unchanged

The California Labor Market Information Division recently released its March 2019 report, showing no month to month change in the unemployment rate, holding steady at 4.0%. Ventura County remains ahead of California’s unadjusted rate, at 4.6%, but have fallen just behind the U.S. at 3.9%. We’re now seeing what may emerge as a troubling trend, with a quarter’s unemployment rate […]

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40 under forty honorees announced

The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce recently announced the 2019 honorees for the 40 Under Forty Awards. The professionals will be honored for their business and community contributions at a dinner Thurs., May 2 at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills. Past 40 Under Forty honoree state Sen. Henry Stern will serve as master of ceremonies. The honorees are: […]



Belmont Village Senior Living is a retirement community in Thousand Oaks. This Q&A is with executive director Bradlee Foerschner. Q: When was Belmont Village founded? A: Our founder Patricia Will opened our first community in Houston in 1997. She had been searching for a place for her mother and was unable to find a residence to provide the level of […]

Big refund? Maybe not

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As a result of tax reform, most taxpayers will be paying less tax for 2018 than they did in 2017, but that doesn’t mean larger refunds are on the way. Your refund is the amount that your prepayments (withheld income tax, estimated tax payments and certain credits) exceed your tax liability. If the prepayment also got reduced, you could be […]

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