Six industrial buildings sold in Camarillo

Deal worth $24.5 million

DAUM Commercial Real Estate Services completed the $24.5-million sale of a portfolio of six individual buildings, totaling nearly 150,000 square feet, within a multi-tenant industrial complex in Camarillo. Mitch Conlee, executive vice president at DAUM’s Ventura County office, completed the sale on behalf of the seller, Marcus Adams Properties, a private investor with offices in Ventura and Los Angeles. Tim […]

Where the forest ends

The shuttering of the Jacks’ football program impacts Acorn locals

FOOTBALL /// Humboldt State Lumberjacks Colby Stevens will never return to Humboldt State University. He’ll never take the field again at Redwood Bowl to the roar of 8,000 screaming fans and dozens of chain saws revving in the end zone. He won’t get the chance to challenge any Lumberjack receiving records set by former teammate Chase Krivashei. Stevens, a 2016 […]


How to prevent heated home thermostat wars

Multiple generations fight over temps Multigenerational households are on the rise, with a record one in five Americans living in homes shared by multiple adult generations, inevitably leading to various domestic conflicts, including home temperature. But that doesn’t have to happen at your house. Mom versus dad, grandmother versus granddaughter. When it comes to home climate control, the generation and […]

Ready player one with a home gaming experience upgrade

Whether going on an epic adventure, hunting for treasure, exploring vast wondrous lands, or playing sports, video gamers are always seeking the latest ways to create the ultimate experience at home. Here are three ways to upgrade your home gaming tools for a more immersive experience. Surround sound. Today’s games feature sound design that deserve the best at-home sound systems […]

Community has low HOA and a sport court and playground area

Private yard features built-in barbecue, Pebble Tec saltwater pool and spa

This upgraded house in Newbury Park comes with a private backyard. The home, built in 1996, is on a quiet street in gated California Oakbrook. The four-bedroom and three-bathroom house has 2,600 square feet. The entertainer’s backyard features a Pebble Tec saltwater pool and spa, built-in barbecue with beverage refrigerator and flagstone hardscape. The living and dining rooms have volume […]

Understanding mobile home parks in the Conejo Valley

There are more mobile home parks in the Conejo Valley than most people realize. The nine parks in the area each have their own unique set of characteristics. Here is a brief description of each of them. Vallecito Mobile Home Park is on Old Conejo Road, about a mile from the Wendy Drive/101 junction, next to Pepper Tree Park in […]

Officials seek help for this year’s homeless count

Extended time means more volunteers needed

On the night before volunteers in Thousand Oaks set out to count the city’s homeless population early last year, a cold snap sent temperatures plummeting to 32 degrees and put a damper on the annual count’s final results, said Senior Dep. Juan Cordova of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. A lot of the “regulars” Cordova usually interacts with as the […]

Volunteer accused of raiding nonprofit funds

Police say $63K taken in embezzlement

A woman who volunteered as a bookkeeper for a Camarillo nonprofit has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $60,000 of the club’s funds. After noticing something wrong with the books in October, members of the Topa Topa Flywheelers Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Club reported to police that a volunteer accountant had embezzled funds. Acting on the complaint, […]

Small Business Celebration highlights success stories

Bilingual event fosters connections

Women’s Economic Ventures recently held its inaugural bilingual Small Business Celebration at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. The evening brought together local business professionals to honor WEV client business achievements and featured a Shop Local Market with over 40 vendors. The event featured English and Spanish speakers, and business leaders joined forces with local organizations to foster connections. Organizations […]