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The Borderline Bar and Grill is reopening under its own name in a different location, some 14 months after the popular Thousand Oaks nightclub was hit by an attack which left 12 people dead. What’s being called the “BL Dancehall” is opening its doors for the first time this weekend, in what’s being called a soft open.

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Unemployment continues to remain at record low levels statewide, as well as on the Central and South Coasts.

In Ventura County, the jobless rate stayed unchanged at 3.4% from November to December.  Santa Barbara County's unemployment rate rose slightly from month to month, going from 3.6% to 3.2%.  And, in San Luis Obispo County, there was no change, with 2.5% unemployment in November and December.

The Borderline Bar and Grill is reopening under its own name in a different location, some 14 months after the popular Thousand Oaks nightclub was hit by an attack which left 12 people dead. What’s being called the “BL Dancehall” is opening its doors for the first time this weekend, in what’s being called a soft open.

California Lutheran University has created a new school which provides opportunities for people who aren't necessarily working towards bachelor's or graduate level degrees.

The School for Professional and Continuing Studies will offer things like a program for older adults who want to take non-credit classes just for the joy of learning.

A man who lured a Florida woman to California, and then forced her to work as a prostitute could face more than 50 years behind bars after pleading guilty to human trafficking charges in Santa Barbara County. Prosecutors say David Johnson initially told the 18 year old he loved her, but then forced her into sex work.

Police says a car to car shooting in a Ventura County neighborhood left a student at a nearby elementary school wounded.

Oxnard Police say they received reports of the incident near McAuliffe Elementary School just after 11:30 Thursday morning.  There were reports of a shooting adjacent to the school, which is on the 3000 block of Via Marina Avenue.

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