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Better times at the inn: Thousand Oaks Marriotts signal hotel turnaround

By   /  Friday, May 20th, 2011  /  Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Better times at the inn: Thousand Oaks Marriotts signal hotel turnaround

Two Marriott hotels in Thousand Oaks that faced foreclosure on a $25  million construction loan have negotiated to extend the terms of the loan and the action has been dismissed, the head of the San Luis Obispo-based firm that owns the properties said.


Teledyne on another buying spree

By   /  Monday, June 21st, 2010  /  Features  /  Comments Off on Teledyne on another buying spree

Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies is back in acquisition mode. This month, the defense conglomerate made up of dozens of companies has bought two more: Optimum Optical Systems, a Camarillo firm that will complement Teledyne’s infrared imaging systems for unmammned aerial vehicles; and Intelek, a United Kingdom mini-conglomerate that makes electronic systems for satellite communications. Teledyne Read More →



By   /  Monday, November 23rd, 2009  /  Features  /  Comments Off on Westlake

Move Inc., the realty-related Westlake Village online firm that has only turned in a profit three times since 1993 and whose stock has lost more than 90 percent since its bubble-fueled peak, has moved. Sort of.   The company is the parent of Move.com and Realtor.com, Web sites aimed at selling homes and connecting Realtors Read More →


Conjeo Valley

By   /  Monday, November 23rd, 2009  /  Features  /  Comments Off on Conjeo Valley

She’s been at the job for less than a year, but former Domino’s pizza queen Jill Lederer’s kingdom may already be expanding. Lederer is the president of the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce, an organization that may just add Agoura Hills to its title if city officials decide to swap chambers next month. Read More →



By   /  Monday, September 21st, 2009  /  Features  /  Comments Off on Dykstra

Former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra is accused of disposing of thousands of dollars in furniture and fixtures, including kitchen countertops and a $40,000 Le Cornue stove, from one of his Ventura County mansions just weeks before a bankruptcy court judge in Los Angeles appointed a trustee to oversee the case. Dykstra, 46, filed Read More →


Wellness for workaholics

By   /  Monday, September 21st, 2009  /  Features  /  Comments Off on Wellness for workaholics

Executive and upper-management positions may earn bigger paychecks than the average man on the street, but the stress associated with those jobs also mean that the people who hold them average shorter lifespans and job terms. Institutes such as the California Health and Longevity Institute in Thousand Oaks hope to reverse that trend by focusing Read More →


Moorpark film studio plot unfolds

By   /  Monday, July 20th, 2009  /  Features  /  Comments Off on Moorpark film studio plot unfolds

Bernie Weitzman has a grand script in the works for Moorpark. Step by step, Weitzman, chairman and chief executive officer of Commonwealth Studios and an independent film industry veteran, is bringing his massive film studio dream to fruition on the outskirts of the Ventura County city. And it is a big dream. Weitzman and Commonwealth Read More →