Thousand Oaks, California, a city in Ventura County. It is about 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Los Angeles. Thousand Oaks is primarily residential but has some light industry, including the manufacturing of plastics and aircraft parts. Citrus fruits are grown and processed in the area. The Stagecoach Inn and Museum, a reconstruction of a 19th-century stagecoach stop, is a popular attraction. California Lutheran University is in Thousand Oaks. The city was settled in 1874. It has the council-manager form of government.