About Thousand Oaks

The City of Thousand Oaks is a premiere community recognized for being one of the most desirable places in all of California to live, work, recreate, and raise a family. Located in between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara in Ventura County, 8 to 12 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, Thousand Oaks is nestled against the Santa Monica Mountains and with over 15,000 acres of natural publicly owned open space located within the City’s boundaries. Ranked #1 on FBI Safest Cities Rankings in California and Ranked #4 on Kiplinger’s “10 Great Cities to Raise Your Kids”

Thousand Oaks has The Oaks Mall, which has everything from Nordstrom’s to Urban Outfitters. The Lakes is anther great shopping destination with the newly opened SunLife Organics and Unami Burger. They also have ice-skating in the winter!

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Thousand Oaks contains 75 miles of open space that has trails for hiking, biking, or just leisurely walking. While this natural acreage TO the best of nature, another source of pride is the Civic Arts Plaza. Opened in 1994, this jewel of cultural arts has become a beacon for our region featuring world-class entertainment, musicals, concerts, children’s shows, ballets, and much more. Another world-class event that City is proud to be a part of is the Amgen Tour of California.

Thousand Oaks is served by the Conejo Valley Unified School District. It includes numerous elementary schools, Colina Middle School, Redwood Middle School, and Los Cerritos Middle School. The high schools of the area include Thousand Oaks High School, Newbury Park High School, and Westlake High School. Also part of the school district are Sycamore Canyon Middle School and Sequoia Middle School, located in Newbury Park. Oaks Christian High School, while located immediately outside of Ventura County, matriculates numerous students from the county. La Reina High School is a private Roman Catholic, all-girls junior/senior high school. California Lutheran University is located in Thousand Oaks. Schools