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COMMENTARY /// Home repair during pandemic

With more people working from home and school being taught online, residential toilets are getting a workout. For many users, more water means more hard water deposits. Worse, cleaning schedules may not be keeping up. Many people fortunate enough to employ professional cleaners prior to the pandemic no longer have these helpers coming into the home. Meanwhile, a build-up of […]


Work-from-home here to stay

It’s no secret that the pandemic is changing the way many people work. Over the past 10 months, the cubicle has given way to remote workplaces as more and more employees turn their homes into home offices. According to a December report from the Pew Research Center, the number of at-home workers has increased from 20% to more than 70% […]

Commission approves Starbucks near school

Plans are underway to build a drive-thru Starbucks across the street from Thousand Oaks High School. After failing to win approval for a 7-Eleven in 2019, developer Megdal & Associates came back with an 850-square-foot coffee shop with an outdoor dining patio and small parking lot on the 20,000-square-foot property that was formerly home to a service station and repair […]


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