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Open and shut: Fun, games and revamped menu await at Dave & Buster’s in Thousand Oaks

This story was originally shared from VCStar and can be found here. How big is the opening-soon Dave & Buster’s in Thousand Oaks? So big that it’s hard to imagine the location’s previous tenant, Sports Authority, ever needing quite so much space to sell basketballs, athletic shoes and yoga gear before the store closed in 2016. When it debuts at 11 a.m.
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Wildfire Relief Fund Gives $5 Million to Support California Communities Impacted by 2018 Wildfires

This post was originally shared by California Community Foundation and can be found here. LOS ANGELES, March 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The California Community Foundation’s (CCF) Wildfire Relief Fund announced it would give $5 million to support immediate and longer-term recovery efforts in communities impacted by the Camp, Woolsey and Hill Fires. In November
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Ventura County Community Foundation Awards Salvation Army $1 Million For Fire Victims

This piece was originally published by the Salvation Army and can be found here. Ventura, CA. March 20, 2019 – The Salvation Army received a $1,099,882 grant from the Ventura County Community Foundation to better assist those affected by the recent wildfires in Ventura County and Los Angeles County. The grant – the largest one-time gift
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Pacific Mercantile Bank Invests $500,000 in Clearinghouse CDFI

This story was originally published on PRweb.com and can be found here. Investment will be leveraged for community development throughout California’s low-income and distressed communities LAKE FOREST, CALIF. (PRWEB) MARCH 20, 2019 – Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution (Clearinghouse CDFI) announced today a $500,000 Class A equity investment from Pacific Mercantile Bank. Based in Costa
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Museum of Ventura County wins Ventura’s Support

This article was originally published on VCStar, and can be found here.  With near agreement that the Museum of Ventura County is successfully revamping after a near closure, Ventura’s elected officials voted to set aside $250,000 for the downtown institution in the city’s 2019-20 budget. The taxpayer-funded contribution will be considered and finalized once the City Council
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Wildfire Relief Fund Gives $5 Million to Support California Communities Impacted by 2018 Wildfires

This press release was shared by The California Community Foundation and can be found here.  LOS ANGELES – February 28, 2019 – The California Community Foundation’s (CCF) Wildfire Relief Fund announced it would give $5 million to support immediate and longer-term recovery efforts in communities impacted by the Camp, Woolsey and Hill Fires. In November 2018,
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Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth wins 2019 Alan Page Community Award

This article was originally featured on ESPN.com and can be found here. Los Angeles Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth was named the 2019 NFLPA Alan Page Community Award winner on Thursday. Whitworth will receive $100,000 for his Big Whit 77 Foundation with the award, which was voted on by NFL players. The other finalists were the Bengals’ Geno Atkins,
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Nonprofit Donations to Benefit Borderline Shooting, Hill/Woolsey Fire Victims

This article is written by Kateri Wozny and was originally published on Conejo Valley Lifestyle and can be read here. A local nonprofit has dedicated its time and energy by focusing on preserving Ventura County and giving back to its residents who were affected by two recent tragedies. The Ventura County Community Foundation was founded in
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Census outreach organizers fear missing people and dollars in Ventura County

This article was originally published on VC Star and can be found here.  Organizers are trying to raise more than $1 million and mount a major campaign to reach Ventura County residents likely to be missed in next year’s federal census. “It is going to take all hands on deck,” said Mike Pettit, an assistant
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100 days since the Borderline shooting: A guest column in VC Star

This article was originally published in VC Star and can be read here.  Guest column: 100 days since the Borderline shooting Feb. 14 marks 100 days since the Borderline mass shooting. What has been done in these one hundred days: Four hours after the shooting: The Reunification Center opens at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center
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Tyler Rich Helping To Heal

This video originally aired on NBC Los Angeles and can be found here.  Country star Tyler RIch is using his voice to help heal the loved ones of the California Borderline shooting victims.  
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REO Speedwagon Honors Victims of Borderline Shooting and Woolsey Fire

This video originally aired on ET Live Online and can be found here. REO Speedwagon Honors Victims of Borderline Shooting and Woolsey Fire The legendary rock band is giving back to their Thousand Oaks community following the heartbreaking Borderline shooting and destructive Woolsey Fire.
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Thousand Oaks community rallies for benefit concert that helps mass shooting victims’ families, survivors

This article was originally published on abc7.com and can be found here.  THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (KABC) — The community of Thousand Oaks rallied together Sunday for a benefit concert at the Civic Arts Plaza, honoring the victims and survivors of the 2018 mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill. The concert, called Music Strong, was
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‘The Rams Are Our People:’ How L.A.’s Team Lifted the Community After a Week of Tragedy

This story was originally published on Sports Illustrated. The first call came in at 11:20 p.m. on Nov. 7. Shots fired. Borderline Bar & Grill. Tim Hagel, the Chief of Police in Thousand Oaks, Calif., hopped in his squad car and sped toward the scene. He didn’t anticipate anything unusual, maybe an angry customer firing a shot
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Andrew Whitworth Awarded Alan Page MVP

This article was originally published on Pro Player Insiders.  Earlier this week, The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) held a press conference in downtown Atlanta, Georgia ahead of Super Bowl LIII. Los Angeles Rams left tackle, Andrew Whitworth, was honored with the Alan Page Community (APC) MVP award – the highest honor the NFLPA can give to
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Ventura County Community Foundation Responds to Community Tragedies

This story was originally published on NBC Los Angeles and can be viewed here.  Just a few short months ago, Ventura County was hit by two devastating tragedies. The first was the horrific shooting of twelve community members at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks on the evening of November 7. Less than
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Deana Carter, Morgan Evans, and Gone West feat. Colbie Caillat Added to ‘Borderline Strong’ Concert Lineup

This press release was distributed by the Academy of Country Music Lifting Lives®. Deana Carter, Morgan Evans, and Gone West feat. Colbie Caillat Added to Performace Lineup for ACM Lifting Lives® Presents: Borderline Strong. Special Benefit Event to Take Place on Monday, February 11 at the Fred Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks, CA. WHAT: ACM Lifting
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VCCF Update on Conejo Valley Victims Fund, Fires and Scholarships

This article was originally shared from Conejo Valley Guide and can be read here.  A good place to start for those seeking aid in recovery from local disasters is Ventura County 2-2-1. Visit THIS LINK for an intake form to start the process (THiS LINK for Spanish). Note that VCCF continues to raise support for
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Ventura County Community Foundation Finalizes Protocol for Conejo Valley Victims Fund Disbursement

CAMARILLO, CA – The document which will determine the process and distribution protocols for awarding financial support to qualified applicants of the Conejo Valley Victims Fund has been finalized. This Final Protocol, formerly the Draft Final Protocol, was shared with the general public to ensure that concerned community members had an opportunity to provide comment
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Conejo Valley Victims Fund Town Hall [VIDEO]

On January 3rd, 2019, the Ventura County Community Foundation hosted a public forum at the Scherr Forum Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza to provide an opportunity for community members to provide feedback to the Draft Final Protocol for the Conejo Valley Victims Fund. This document will determine the process and distribution protocols for awarding financial support to qualified
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Foundation to Discuss Disbursements from Borderline Fund

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VCCF Update #3: Conejo Valley Victims Fund and Fires

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Ford Motor Company Fund Contributes $50,000 to Ventura County Community Foundation

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Casting Announced for Thousand Oaks Benefit at Feinstein’s/54 Below

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Showing Their Roots

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Express Employment Professionals Holiday Event Helps Victims

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REO Speedwagon to Play Benefit Shows with Eddie Money, Richard Marx for California Fire & Shooting Victims

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Wildfire Relief Fund Grants $1.2 Million to Support Communities Affected by California Fires

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Greater Conejo Chamber Raises $50,000 for Wildfire Relief

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Wildfire Relief Fund Grants $1.2 Million to Support Communities Affected by California Fires

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Kevin Bull and Team Give Back to the Thousand Oaks Community

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Activist Theater Company, Thursday Night Theater Club, Announces Second Production

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REO Speedwagon To Donate Proceeds From Thousand Oaks Performances to Borderline Bar & Grill, Woolsey Fire Victims

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Newbury Park Jewelry Designer Donates Her ‘Love for California’

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6 Timely Causes to Give Back to This Holiday Season

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FHLBank San Francisco Commits $250,000 in Matching Donations for Disaster Relief in Arizona, California, and Nevada

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Realtors Donate Funds for Shooting, Fire Victims

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Donations Flowing to Victims’ Families

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Boxing Gym Hosts Borderline Fundraiser

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Generosity in Action

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Kaiser Permanente Commits $1.65 Million to California Wildfire Relief Efforts

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Biz Buzz

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Kaiser Permanente Provides $650,000 to Help Communities Impacted by Woolsey Fire

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$300,000 in Response Grants to Support Communities Devastated by California Fires

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Update #2: The latest from VCCF on fund disbursement, scholarship program, seeking applications

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Update From Ventura County Community Foundation Regarding Distribution of Funds

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Commentary from Angela Nardone (November 29, 2018)

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‘Conejo Strong’ Benefit Set for Sunday

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Editorial: #GivingTuesday and Season of Sharing

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Here’s How to Help Victims of the Woolsey Fire

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Join Conejo Players Theatre for CONEJO STRONG: A Vaudeville Revue

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Many California Farmworkers Forced to Stay Behind During the Wildfires

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Foundation Gathers Donations for Fires, Shooting

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Satirist’s Show Benefits Shooting, Fire Victims

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Here’s How to Help Victims of the Woolsey Fire

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How You Can Help the Victims of the Woolsey Fire, Hill Fire and Borderline Shooting

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Wells Fargo Donates $1.75 Million Toward Wildfire Recovery

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REO Speedwagon to Perform Benefit Show

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Epic Lemonade Stands Raises Thousands of Dollars for Borderline and Fire Victims

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SoCalGas and Sempra Energy Foundation Pledge as Much as $350,000 to California Wildfire Victims

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Why United Airlines Sprang Into Action When Wildfires Hit California

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League-Leading Rams and Chiefs to Play at Coliseum

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Here’s How You Can Help Victims of the California Wildfires

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Wells Fargo Donates an Additional $1.5 Million to California Wildfire Relief Efforts

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Verify: How do I Help Victims of the CA Wildfires?

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November 16: Following Mass Shooting and Devastating Fires, Local Students Turn Lemons into Lemonade

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Banding Together to Aid County

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VCCF Webinar on Update on Disbursement of Funds for Wildfire and Borderline Tragedies

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Wells Fargo Donates an Additional $1.5 Million to California Wildfire Relief Efforts

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Ojai Women’s Fund to Award Community Grants

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After Thousand Oaks Shooting, Almost 200 Turn to Victims’ Center for Aid

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How to Help After the Mass Shooting in Thousand Oaks

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Rosa Van Parys Jewelry to Donate Holiday Proceeds to Wildfire-Ravaged Ventura County

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SCE Provides Update on Woolsey and Hill Wildfires

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Dine Around SoCal, Help Fire Relief Efforts

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HFPA Donates $300,000 to Fire and Other Relief Efforts in California

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United Airlines Offers Funds, Bonus Miles and First Responder Assistance in Response to California Wildfires

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VCCF Webinar, Friday, 8:00AM – Update on Disbursement of Funds for Wildfire and Borderline Tragedies

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Apply for Funding – Hill and Woolsey Fire Sudden and Urgent Needs Effort Fund

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United Airlines Will Give Away 5 Million Bonus Miles to Fliers who Donate Money to Southern California Wildfire Relief

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Southern California Fire and Shooting Victims Support

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Relief Assistance Pours in for Fire Victims

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Earn United Miles for Donations to California Wildfire Relief Efforts

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Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 to Support Communities Impacted by California Wildfires

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Woolsey and Hill Fires: How You Can Help

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United Airlines Responds with Donations and Bonus Miles to California Wildfires

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Emergency Resources in Ventura County

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Firefighters Make Progress as Donations Pour In

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Clippers Continue to be Moved to Action by Thousand Oaks Shooting

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Kings Say Enough is Enough as they Spread the Word of Acts That ‘Can’t be Accepted’

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How to Help Victims of California’s Camp, Hill and Woolsey Wildfires

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REO Speedwagon Will Perform a Pair of Concerts to Help Thousand Oaks Heal From Woolsey Fire, Borderline Shooting

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NBA Players Stand Tall Against Gun Violence, Honor Shooting Victims

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Rams LT Andrew Whitworth Donates Game Check to Victims of Thousand Oaks Shooting

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Los Angeles Sports Teams Join LA Kings in Saying Enough

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Amgen Pledges $750,000 to Fire and Mass Shooting Victims

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Thousand Oaks Shooting Victims: Here’s How You Can Help

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After Tragic Week in L.A., Rams do Their Best to Rally the Community

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Amgen Foundation Pledges $500,000 in Relief to Victims of Ventura and Los Angeles County Wildfires

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Whitworth Donating Game Check to Shooting Victims

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