Category Archives: Just for fun

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What Baseball Players Were From Thousand Oaks, CA?

A List of Major League Baseball Pitchers and Hitters from the Thousand Oaks, CA area

With the start of baseball season this month, chances are high your excitement to see a game are as high as us. Regardless of the major league team you root for, the Thousand Oaks, CA area is entrenched with players from our area. In lieu of the first month of baseball, Neftin Volkswagen wants to share what baseball players were from our own area.

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A white rabbit sitting to the right of an Easter basket in the grass.

Local Businesses near Thousand Oaks, CA that Can Help Fill Easter Baskets

Businesses in the Thousand Oaks Area for Great Easter Basket Ideas

Supporting local businesses during this Easter season is now more important than ever – and with the fine list of places to choose from, it’s hard not to find what you need. Here at Neftin Volkswagen decided to compile a small list of local businesses in the Thousand Oaks area that can give you unique ways to fill an Easter basket this season. Check it out!

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Corned beef and cabbage served on a wood board with silverware.

Authentic Irish Food for St. Patrick’s Day Near Thousand Oaks, CA

Places to Find Authentic Irish Food for St. Patrick’s Day near Thousand Oaks, CA

With the coming of St. Patrick’s Day in a couple of weeks, you may start to have a hankering for shepherd’s pie or corned beef and cabbage.  Some of us at Neftin Volkswagen have also started itching for those popular Irish dishes, so we decided to make a small list of nearby places to find authentic Irish food without having to drive all the way into the heart of Los Angeles.

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Golf courses near Thousand Oaks CA

Is there a better time of the year to get out to the links? The Masters is over with, so the golf season is in full… swing. The game of golf is as beautiful as it is infuriating. You can shoot a 39 on nine holes one day, then go over 60 the next. Amazing, isn’t it? Well, the Thousand Oaks area features many gorgeous courses that you can pay to be mad for an afternoon. Keep reading to learn about a few of our favorites.  Read the rest of this entry >>

couple in car on road trip

Road trip car games

Packing the family up for a long drive across the state or across the country is always an interesting experience. They say the journey is sometimes better than the destination, and in many cases that is true. In many more cases, the journey can be super boring, especially for young ones. If you’ve ever driven through the plains of Nevada, New Mexico, Nebraska, or wherever, you know that the road can get quite long and bare. Wouldn’t it be cool to have some games to play to pass the time?  Read the rest of this entry >>

christmas tree in front of fire place

Christmas tree farms near Thousand Oaks CA

Southern California isn’t the region most people think of when Christmas tree season comes around. But hey, we need our Christmas trees here too! Even though you won’t find many arborvitae, spruce, or tree forests around here, that doesn’t mean we don’t have places to get a beautiful evergreen tree for our living room. Continue reading to learn more about where to get a Christmas tree in the Thousand Oaks area.  Read the rest of this entry >>