September 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Early intervention key when treating children with autism

Board member of Autism Society Ventura County said parents should look for signs

Bill Burke wasn’t sure what to think when his 2-year-old son suddenly stopped speaking and making eye contact and sometimes seemed unable to hear commands. The behaviors were early warning signs of autism, signs Burke and his wife missed. More...

BRIEFS

Urgent care office opens in Camarillo Identity Medical Group has opened a new urgent care and medical office under the direction of Maria Dickey, a doctor of osteopathic medicine, at 3901 Las Posas Road, Ste. 10, Camarillo. More...

Business

Delicious sandwiches, salads and baked goods are her bread and butter

Owner of bakery and deli expanded on existing business

After hitting a “milestone birthday,” Debbie Rose wanted to find a new direction for the second half of her life. More...

Sports

The Powers that be

Camarillo cross country standout is primed for big senior season

Lauren Powers didn’t attract much attention when she joined the Camarillo High cross country team four years ago. She was a shy freshman who chose the sport because her father, Dwayne, and sister, Candace, ran in high school. More...

Get to know the Scorpion

Lauren Powers is a standout long-distance runner for the Camarillo High girls’ cross country team. The hardworking 17-yearold, who has a 4.38 gradepoint average, is constantly pushing herself and the Scorpions to new limits as team captain. More...

The rivalry keeps going and going

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Camarillo 51, Rio Mesa 17

Camarillo High’s football team has dominated its rivalry with Rio Mesa in recent years. History can be thrown out the window when the teams play each other. It’s all about bragging rights. More...

Faith

President of local Society of St. Vincent de Paul lends a hand

Hrabovsky spent much of her career in social work

Asking for help is never easy, but for those who have no choice, Marylee Hrabovsky strives to minimize the amount of pain, fear and embarrassment they feel when they reach for a helping hand. More...

On The Town

Food steals the show at family-owned restaurant

Stepping into Verona Trattoria in Old Town Camarillo is like taking a step back in time into a restaurant near a vineyard in Italy. More...

MOVIE LISTINGS

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BRIEFS

Raise a glass to Ol’ Blue Eyes “That’s Life: A Toast to Sinatra on His 100th Birthday” featuring classic Sinatra music will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Sept. More...

Neighbors

Player brings gratitude to the table

Poker tournament benefits hospice

It’s not high stakes but a higher calling that draws Linda Smith year after year to the Texas Hold ’em table at Camarillo Hospice’s annual Country Chili Cook-Off and Music Festival. More...

Murder suspect pleads not guilty

Accused faces third strike, life in prison

Two Ventura County school communities are in mourning following the violent death of a student-athlete this week. More...

Community

Runaway teen back home

Girl, 15, was found nine days later in Redding

The search is over. A Camarillo teen who ran away from home last month was reunited with her parents last week after a private investigator found her in Redding with an older man she met through a social media site. The 15-year-old is now home safe. More...

Water issue comes to a boil

Residents upset with City Council

Tensions ran high last week as Camarillo City Council members debated with several speakers during a section of the regular council meeting reserved for public comments. More...

Ghost tour won’t haunt park this Halloween

Event canceled for 2015

Even if Simi Valley’s beloved Ghost Tour continues in the future, it likely won’t return to Strathearn Historical Park. More...

Schools

At youth club, two CEOs are twice as much fun

Martinez, Tennessen replace longtime CEO Bill Locker

The Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo has been in a state of transition since its longtime CEO, Bill Locker, announced last month his intention to resign from the nonprofit and work in the private sector. More...

Historical society sets portrait fundraiser

The Pleasant Valley Historical Society will host the Dos Caminos Elementary School PTA Portrait Fundraiser on Sat. and Sun., Sept. 26 and 27 at 720 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. More...

Former L.A. mayor to talk leadership at Cal Lutheran

Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan will speak at a California Lutheran University School of Management event from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 10 in Lundring Events Center on the Thousand Oaks campus. More...

Pets

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NOW HEARTHIS—Angie is an altered female pit bull about 11 years old. She is very sweet and affectionate. If you would like to adopt Angie, ask for animal ID No. More...

Police

SHERIFF'S BLOTTER

Aug. 8 Between Aug. 8 and 12, a home in the 5000 block of Cherry Ridge Drive was burglarized. Aug. 20 Merchandise was stolen from Jere’s Liquor and Market in the 600 block of Mobil Avenue. Aug. 21 More...

Family

Jack-o’-lanterns in August

Get this: My wife thinks Halloween season starts in October. She tells me I’m stubborn about when I believe the season starts, but I’m not gonna hear any of that. More...

Letters

Spirit of sports getting lost

I love Eliav Appelbaum’s recent editorial in the Pigskin Preview on high school football players moving from team to team. More...

Editorials

Community mourns loss of Camarillo teen

Before Camarillo students returned to classes Wednesday, tragedy struck. Daniel Morales, a high school senior who recently transferred from ACHS to Newbury Park, died Sept. 1 after surgery failed to save his life. More...

Transfers hurt the local players

To Eliav Appelbaum: Thank you, thank you, thank you! Thank you for being the only writer in the area to call out the ridiculous transferring that goes on among high school football players. You are absolutely right. More...

The real culprit behind store closures

On Jan. 27, supermarket operators Albertsons and Safeway, Inc. More...

Real Estate

Townhome is near community pools

This Dos Vientos townhome, rarely on the market, is the largest plan in the complex with almost 1,800 square feet of living space. The Aldea Dos Vientos townhouse end unit has three large bedrooms, 2.5 baths and an oversize two-car garage. More...

Christy Rueckert is Top Listing, Top Selling agent this summer for Troop Real Eastate

CEO Brian Troop and Camarillo branch manager Janet Dorsey congratulate Realtor Christy Rueckert on her most recent outstanding accomplishments: Top Listing for April, May, June and July and Top Selling for June and July. More...