Dave & Buster's Thousand Oaks Hiring Over 230 Staff in Anticipation of Grand Opening on March 4th

Update 2/15/19: Planned grand opening is still March 4th! www.daveandbusters.com/locations/thousand-oaks


Posted 1/18/19:

Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its Thousand Oaks location in the Janss Marketplace on March 4, 2019, and is looking to hire over 230 enthusiastic individuals to join the team. There are both front and back-of-house positions available, including servers, bartenders, hosts, line cooks, game techs and more. Interested candidates should complete an online application at daveandbusters.com/careers.

The new Dave & Buster’s location will feature 40,000 square-feet of entertainment including chef-crafted food, inventive drinks, hundreds of the newest arcade games and the state-of-the-art D&B Sports Bar filled with dozens of HDTVs. The dynamic environment also provides the perfect setting for corporate and group events.

Dave & Buster’s offers employees far more than the average restaurant or bar by providing a fun and exciting work atmosphere with like-minded individuals who pride themselves on delivering an unparalleled guest experience.

Dave & Buster’s employees are encouraged to take advantage of:

  • Excellent Benefits: Dave & Buster’s offers a comprehensive benefits package for several positions. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and a 401K.

  • Internal Promotion Opportunities: Dave & Buster’s offers a High Potential program, encouraging high-performing employees to move up quickly to new positions. More than 30 percent of the brand’s current management base was promoted from within the company.

  • FUN!: Dave & Buster’s employees love working in an entertaining atmosphere that offers upscale dining, shows the biggest sporting events on massive television screens and is home to the hottest new games.

About Dave & Buster’s:

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAY), headquartered in Dallas, TX, operates 121 high-volume restaurant/entertainment complexes throughout North America. The exciting environment of Dave & Buster’s also provides an impressive selection of high-quality food and beverage items, combined with the latest games and attractions. Guests can watch sporting events in the D&B Sports Bar and play state-of-the-art simulators and games of skill they can’t play anywhere else. For more information, visit www.daveandbusters.com

Lowe's Hiring for Grand Opening in Newbury Park / Thousand Oaks This Spring


The Newbury Park / Thousand Oaks Lowe’s is hiring for various full/part-time positions, including Customer Service Associate, Load Puller, Receiver/Stocker, Fulfillment Coordinator, Fulfillment Clerk, Cashier, Assembler and more. There are 24 posted jobs at jobs.lowes.com (or more specifically, click THIS LINK for jobs at this store).

So when is Lowe’s Thousand Oaks opening? A Lowe’s Customer Care rep indicated late April 2019.

A little more about Lowe’s. Lowe’s ranked No. 40 on the Fortune 500 in 2017, with $68.6 billion in sales and $3.4 billion in earnings. Lowe’s employs over 310,000 employees in over 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores in North America. The original founder of Lowe’s was Lucius Smith Lowe, who opened Lowe’s North Wilkesboro Hardware in North Carolina in 1921.

Carl Buchan took ownership of the company through the 1940s and 1950s, expanding it to over 20 locations. He died of a heart attack at age 44 in 1961, but his executive team took the company public that same year.

Last year, Lowe’s closed its Orchard Supply Hardware chain, including the local OSH store in Thousand Oaks , which employed 57 staff.

On October 31, 2018, announced it was closing 20 under-performing stores in the U.S. and 31 in Canada. On November 20, 2018, Lowe’s announced plans to exit retail operations in Mexico, which includes 10 stores in total.

Bright Belly School Lunch Delivery Program Opens in Thousand Oaks


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Bright Belly, a new business in Thousand Oaks started by a local Conejo Valley family, has a mission to provide healthy, organic school lunches for kids and make life easier on parents. 

With their school lunch subscription service, Bright Belly will prepare healthy, delicious lunches - customized to fit your child’s taste buds - and deliver them fresh to your door.  Their eco-friendly service provides lunches in reusable stainless-steel lunch boxes that are available for purchase at their shop.  

For more information, visit www.brightbellymeals.com or call 805.370.1222.

Bright Belly is located at 1610 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. #B., Thousand Oaks (where Erbes Rd. meets TO Blvd. Two doors down from Nothing Bundt Cakes.)

See what their customers are saying….

“I have kids in Kindergarten and in 2nd grade. I love Bright Belly and so do they. There are so many benefits. It saves me time in the morning and/or night. I don't have to ever worry about having to go grocery shopping because I'm running low on items. My kids get well balanced, healthy lunches. And since my kids go to a trash free school, the reusable lunchboxes Bright Belly uses are perfect. I highly recommend Bright Belly.”                                                           Heather A. - White Oak Elementary

“This is the absolute best thing ever... My daughter is in third grade and loves it...All so healthy and no more lunch packing or shopping for me...delivered each night to our door…it’s like a pinch me I’m dreaming moment”  Skye P. - Westlake Elementary

Continued Progress at the Lowe's / LA Fitness in Newbury Park

Grading started over a year ago at the Lowe’s / LA Fitness at the northwest corner of Grande Vista Drive and Academy Drive in Newbury Park. Construction seems to be progressing nicely at this point, as evidenced by the photos below over the past week.

LA Fitness is now taking pre-opening memberships out of the former GNC at 1025 Broadbeck Drive (in The Village at Newbury Park), next to Subway. The 37,000 square foot facility, anticipated to open in the Spring 2019 time frame, is considered a Signature Club that among other things will feature an indoor swimming pool, basketball court, hot yoga and much more. Call 805.716.8727 for more information.

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Five Below Store Opened October 12th at the Simi Valley Town Center


Five Below opened at the Simi Valley Town Center on October 12th. According to a recent press release:

Five Below is a rapidly growing specialty value retailer offering a broad range of trend-right, high-quality merchandise targeted at the teen and pre-teen customer. Five Below offers a dynamic, edited assortment of exciting products in a fun and differentiated store environment, all priced at $5 and below. Select brands and licensed merchandise fall into the Five Below special worlds: Style, Room, Play, Tech, Create, Party, Candy and Now. For more information, visit one of the 700+ stores or www.fivebelow.com.

There’s also an Five Below store at The Esplanade in Oxnard, near Home Depot and Staples.

The Pallet Westlake Village Do It Yourself Shop Opened in Sept; Grand Opening Event Oct 14th

The Pallet Westlake Village is a one stop do-it-yourself shop that makes succulent arrangements and hosts workshops and private crafting parties. The shop also sells mugs, candles, succulents, garden supply items, pots and more, almost entirely from local crafters. Owners of The Pallet have lived in the Conejo Valley their entire lives and are excited to share their love of gardening and crafting with the community!

The Pallet is located at 950 Hampshire Road, #104. Visit www.thepalletwlv.com for more information.

The Pallet is hosting an official grand opening event on Sunday, October 14th from noon to 5pm, featuring raffles, treats and product giveaways.

Whole Foods Market Opening in Malibu in Spring 2019

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Signs are up and construction is moving along for a new Whole Foods Market coming to the Civic Center area of Malibu (Civic Center Way at Cross Creek Road). Anticipated opening date is Spring 2019.

The Whole Foods and the Park projects totals nearly 6 acres and consists of a 38,425 sq ft shopping center, including a 24,549 sq ft Whole Foods Market and four smaller commercial retail buildings totaling 13,876 sq ft.

More information at www.malibucity.org/401/Whole-Foods-the-Park-Shopping-Center.