Author: Daphne Khalida Kilea

BIZ BUZZ | October 2019

by Daphne Khalida Kilea Opening J BRAND will open at the Camarillo Premium Outlets in Camarillo. The store offers exclusive access to women’s and men’s brand archives up to 50 percent off retail pricing. For the Oct. 5 grand opening, the store will offer the first 200 customers an additional 25 percent off plus a gift with purchase. This is J BRAND’s first outlet store. … FIT4MOM will host its grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 9:30 a.m. in Ventura. Participants should arrive 15 minutes early at the basketball court at Camino Real Park, on the corner...

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BIZ BUZZ | August 2019

Send Biz Buzz listings to Opening Bella Threading Studio opened on Seaglass Way at The Collection RiverPark. Owned by longtime friends (with years of threading experience) Parvi Kaur and Shweta Dutt, the business offers several services including eyebrow threading and henna tattoos. Bella Threading’s technique is a quick and accurate process that does not use chemicals and almost no pain. … Santa Paula Hospital will celebrate the re-opening of OB unit Thursday, Aug. 1, from 2:30-3:30 p.m., 825 N. Tenth St., Santa Paula. Supervisor Kelly Long, Mike Powers, County CEO, hospital administration, doctors, and staff will be available...

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BIZ BUZZ | July 2019

Opening Dougans Treasures hosted its grand opening late June at 3850 E. Main St. in Ventura. Dougans is a consignment and resale boutique. … Trek Bicycle Ventura reopened at 4060 E. Main St. in Ventura. The premier Trek, Electra and Bontrager dealer is open seven days a week and offers a full service department that works on all makes and models. Expanding Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families received full re-accreditation for 10 years from the American Psychological Association (APA) Commission on Accreditation for its Psychology Internship program. The program focuses on residential treated with foster youth. Casa...

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WE ALL NEED A HERO | Local residents advocate, give back, share in labor for a greater future

We present Ventura County’s local heroes as nominated by you, our readers! A true advocate: Janet Barron Janet Barron not only works at Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Ventura County, Inc., she is also a volunteer. She currently serves as training coordinator while also dedicating her time as a CASA, which was an opportunity to help that she was certain of but had initially decided to postpone because her children were still in grade school. “I started by taking the education rights for a young high school student as the time commitment was less than that of a...

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BIZ BUZZ | May 2019

Opening Coastal Coworking opened at 291 E. Thompson Blvd. in Ventura. Coastal Coworking offers local freelancers, remote workers, self-employed individuals and entrepreneurs with a sense of community and an opportunity for increased productivity. The space is open and inviting with lots of natural light and several types of workstations are available. There are options for monthly membership levels and day passes are also available. … As a new addition to Downtown Ventura, House of Stone has moved into 33 S. Palm St. The store features a wide variety of indoor and outdoor furniture and décor. Carefully curated hand-carved stone...

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    February 27 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    February 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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