Cajun Crab Shack Seafood Eatery "Coming Soon" to North Oaks Plaza in Thousand Oaks

Update 6/17/18: New sign is up. No other details at this point.

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Posted May 28, 2018:

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CVG Facebook Page follower Mayre Silvers pointed out a new "coming soon" sign at the former Mariscos Cancun Seafood Grill in Thousand Oaks. "Cajun Crab Shack" Seafood is the name of the new eatery. Sounds promising! Location is the North Oaks Plaza, 1074 E. Avenida De Los Arboles in Thousand Oaks. No additional information at the time.

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2018 Summer Beach Buses in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark

The City of Agoura Hills 2018 Summer Beach Bus transports from three pick-up locations in Agoura Hills to Zuma Beach!  Locations are Lindero Canyon Middle School, Agoura High School and the southeast corner of Liberty Canyon and Agoura Road. The program 6/18 through 8/17 and runs 5 days a week. Bring a photo ID (Driver's License, School ID, or a home-made emergency contact card will suffice) and exact change of $2.00 each way! Visit www.ci.agoura-hills.ca.us/government/departments/community-services-parks-recreation/beach-bus for specific pick-up times.

The City of Thousand Oaks is offering a 2018 Summer Beach Bus to Zuma Beach (Lot 5) every Monday through Friday from June 11 through August 17 (except July 4th) for $3 each way ($1.50 for seniors/disabled). Cash only, exact fare required. Multi-ride passes are available. Departure spots for both buses include the Borchard Community Center and Thousand Oaks Teen Center. Detailed schedules at www.toaks.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=18131. Departs 9am and 10am on Mon-Wed and 9am, 10am and 11am from Borchard Center Thu-Fri.

The 2018 City of Calabasas Beach Bus to Zuma Beach is only for residents of Calabasas and Hidden Hills from 6/18/18 to 8/17/18. Youth under age 18 must present ID from a Calabasas/Hidden Hills school and adults must show proof of residency. $2 each way. There are five pickup locations in Calabasas ranging from 10 am to 3:25 pm. Visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/beachbus.html for specifics.

The City of Moorpark offers a 2018 beach bus to Zuma Tuesdays through Thursdays, 6/19/18 to 8/16/18. Visit moorparkca.gov/794/2018-Beach-Bus for details. $5 round-trip for adults/students and $2 for seniors/disabled. Five pickup points in Moorpark, starting at 8:50 am at Campus Canyon School to 9:30 am at Peach Hill Park. Two trips per day. Open to the general public.

The Stand is Opening Soon in Calabasas

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The Stand Calabasas is anticipated to open this month at 23683 Calabasas Road (Courtyard at the Commons; across the road from The Commons at Calabasas.

The Stand offers a variety of delicious burgers, "Standwiches," Chicken Standwiches, Salads, Hot Dogs and more. 

Other locations currently in Encino, Century City, Woodland Hills, Northridge, Irvine, Pasadena and Newport Beach.

Learn more at www.thestandlink.com.

XL Steakhouse Opening Soon in Former Home of Prime Steakhouse in Agoura Hills

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Prime Steakhouse closed its doors in Agoura on Thursday, May 31st. The owners announced that after five wonderful years, they were looking to focus on their two Ventura restaurants and possibly pursue another one in Ventura or Camarillo. 

The new owners have signs up at indicating their new concept, XL Steakhouse, will be opening soon. The sign says X Libes / Meats / Vibes is a vibe inspired steakhouse with classy cocktails and craft everything. For updates, visit www.xlrestaurants.com.

Previous occupants of this space most recently included Sunset Room (closed in December 2012) and Chapter 8 Steakhouse and Lounge (closed in 2010)

Location is 29020 Agoura Road in the Agoura Village Center.

Go Greek Yogurteria Now Open at The Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks

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Go Greek Yogurteria opened recently at The Oaks in Thousand Oaks, in the space previously occupied by Paciugo Gelato, near Dick's Sporting Goods.

Go Greek's menu includes Fresco (fresh Greek yogurt creations), Kyro (self-serve Greek frozen yogurt), Parfaits and coffee.

The fresh Greek yogurt is prepared daily on site. House flavors include Regular, Low Fat, Greek Honey, Sour Cherry, Strawberry, Hazelnut and Rose. Rotating flavors include Fig, Coconut, Peanut Butter & Jelly and Carrot. Season flavors include Lemon, Blueberry Lavender and Cookies & Cream.

Toppings include strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, Gojo berries, dark chocolate shavings, bananas, hemp seeds, walnuts, dates and more.

Frozen yogurt flavors include chocolate, coconut, mocha, Greek honey and more.

Learn more at www.gogreekyogurt.com.

 Fresh flavored Greek yogurts.

Fresh flavored Greek yogurts.

Afters Ice Cream at The Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard Opened on June 9th

We noticed the big line outside of the brand new Afters Ice Cream at The Annex at The Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard this past Sunday.  Afters' grand opening was the day before. 

You'll find unique flavors like Milk and Cereal, Cookie Monster and Jasmine Milk Tea at Afters. You'll also find the Milky Bun™ - a mix of a glazed bun with ice cream stuffed in between. We didn't try it but it looks absolutely delish!

More info at www.aftersicecream.com.

2018 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp in Oxnard in July and August

The Dallas Cowboys are heading back to River Ridge Playing Fields in Oxnard at 2101 West Vineyard Avenue (next to the Marriott Residence Inn Oxnard River Ridge) again this year for 2018 pre-season training camp!

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Admission is FREE, no tickets needed. "Cowboys on Tour" trucks, team merchandise and Hall of Fame trailers will be at the site throughout camp. Parking opens at 11am and the "Midway" opens at noon.

Training schedule will be posted at www.visitoxnard.com/cowboys.  Or additional Dallas Cowboys information, visit www.dallascowboys.com/trainingcamp.

2018 Schedule

  • Wed 7/25: Cowboys arrive in Oxnard (no practice)
  • Thu 7/26 4pm Practice
  • Fri 7/27 4pm Practice
  • Sat 7/28 3pm Open Ceremonies; 4pm Practice
  • Sun 7/29 4pm Practice
  • Mon 7/30 No practice
  • Tue 8/1 4pm Practice
  • Wed 8/2 4pm Practice
  • Thu 8/2 4pm Practice
  • Fri 8/3 No Practice
  • Sat 8/4 4pm Practice
  • Sun 8/5 4pm Practice
  • Mon 8/6 4pm Practice
  • Tue 8/7 10:30am Practice
  • Wed 8/8 No Practice
  • Thu 8/9 No Practice
  • Fri 8/10 No Practice
  • Sat 8/11 4pm Practice
  • Sun 8/12 4pm Practice
  • Mon 8/13 4pm Practice
  • Tue 8/14 No Practice
  • Wed 8/15 4pm Practice
  • Thu 8/16 10:30am Practice

Parking lot opens at 11:30 am for 4 pm practices and 7:30 am for 10:30 am practices. 

Parking at River Ridge Playing Fields is $10 weekdays and $15 weekends per vehicle; additional fees for oversized vehicles. FREE parking passes will be provided to registered guests staying in an Oxnard hotel.  Let the front desk know that you are attending Camp when you check in. One parking pass will be provided for each day of your stay.

No bicycles, backpacks (small diaper bag ok), coolers, ice chests, outside food and pets. No strollers in the bleacher area. No tailgating or alcohol allowed.