May 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Woman braves postpartum depression

Overcomes suicidal, destructive thoughts

As Kirsten Falsey pushed her 6-month-old twin daughters on a pair of swings at Moorpark’s Tierra Rejada Park nearly three years ago, the new mother’s focus was not on her smiling girls. She was consumed by her own dark emotions. More...

Practice welcomes new physician

Dr. Joseph Lennon, a certified chiropractic sports physician, has joined Camarillo Spine and Sports Therapy, where chiropractor Dr. Michael Veselak also practices. More...

Healthcare district hosts free events

The Camarillo Health Care District will offer the following events at no charge. • Arthritis Foundation’s Walking Group. More...

Schools

Learning the right moves

Chess turned to child’s play

Navy Lt. Brian T. Curran looked down at the chess board in front of him and paused for what seemed like an eternity as he contemplated his next move. More...

Rotary awards scholarships

The Rotary Club of Camarillo awarded college scholarships to the following students this week: Tony Arroyo, Frontier; Brenda Guillermo, Cal State Channel Islands; Sarah Nagel and Haley Nagel, Agoura High School; Ashlee Rangel, Phoenix; Mana Thananta, More...

Local college students graduate with honors

The following Camarillo residents recently graduated with honors from San Diego State University. Jessica McLaughlin from Adolfo Camarillo High School received a degree in international security and conflict resolution. She graduated cum laude. More...

Pets

SMALL PACKAGE

SMALL PACKAGE—Ava is a brown Chihuahua. She is sweet, loves to be a lap dog and is house trained. If you would like to adopt Ava, ask for animal ID No. More...

Police

SHERIFF'S BLOTTER

May 4 Between May 4 and 7, property at University Charter School in the 500 block of Temple Avenue was vandalized, causing less than $400 in damage. More...

Family

Scouting programs seek community support

Theme of fundraiser Denim and Diamonds

For Blake Dundas, improving a school garden to attain the rank of Eagle Scout two years ago was one of many experiences that helped mold him into the young man he is today. More...

On The Town

Fresh off hit show, comedian to take stage

Comedian Janeane Garofalo, star of Bravo TV’s new hit show “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” will perform at 7 p.m. May 31 at the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. More...

Event to feature hundreds of artists, entertainers

Studio Channel Islands Art Center and Blackboard Gallery will present the annual Arts Alive-West Coast Art Experience from noon to 7 p.m. Sat., May 30 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., May 31 at 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. More...

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Fire at school prompts search

Safety protocols to be reviewed

Local school and police officials said they will continue to fine-tune the protocols they follow when responding to potentially dangerous situations after a threat made to Monte Vista Middle School early Monday morning required cooperation between st More...

T.O. house call doctor, husband arrested

The attorney for Thousand Oaks house call doctor Ellen Crowe— arrested last week on allegations that she allowed her nonmedically trained husband to inject a patient with morphine—says the charges against his client are the result of a &l More...

Community

City to buy new motorcycle

The City of Camarillo, which buys and maintains motorcycles for the police department as part of a long-standing agreement with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, aims to keep its fleet of police bikes in good condition. More...

Traffic stop ends with arrest of alleged burglar

A Camarillo resident pleaded not guilty to numerous drug and property crimes on May 5 after he was arrested during a May 1 traffic stop. More...

Camarillo deputy among those honored by Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Ventura honored Ventura County sheriff’s deputies by presenting them with the service club’s Officer of the Year Awards on May 15 at a dinner banquet. More...

Business

Engineer builds connections with students

Wants youngsters to explore career path

Susanne Cooper has always loved math. She excelled at it throughout her middle and high school years and was even able to enroll in a senior-level calculus class her junior year. More...

Sports

Team on a roll with third tourney title

UNSTOPPABLE—The Camarillo boys’U-10 AYSO All-Star team tookfirst place in the Strawberry Cup in Camarillo. More...

Spartans win historic championship

Rio Mesa boys’ swim team captures Division 3 title,first in program history

The Spartans are champs— again. Rio Mesa High pulled off a rare and impressive feat, even by the decorated aquatics program’s lofty standards. More...

Mount Whitney rules dancefloor, baseball diamond

Shortstop helps Camarillo baseball team win Coastal Canyon League title, reach playoffs

There’s no stopping Matt Whitney once he gets going. His Camarillo High baseball teammates say he hardly sits still. “He’s a dancer,” senior Ramon Gomez said of Whitney. More...

Faith

CLU valedictorians honored for achievements

California Lutheran University honored several top students for their academic achievements at the 44th annual Honors Day Banquet recently. Following are the local students who were awarded honors. More...

Temple to host musical celebration

Temple Ner Ami of Camarillo will present An Evening of Music and Celebration on Sat., June 6 at 515 Temple Ave. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. More...

Bus tour explores Jewish Los Angeles

Congregation B’nai Emet is offering a bus tour of Jewish Los Angeles on Sun., May 31. The bus will depart at 8 a.m. from 3050 Kadota St., Simi Valley and return at 4 p.m. More...

Letters

He was a fan of drawings

I wanted to thank you for having the “Kids Draw Mom” activity during Mother’s Day. My kids enjoyed creating their drawings of mom and my wife enjoyed seeing the pictures published. It was one of the highlights of her special day. More...

Wants more pay for teachers

I am 100 percent committed to the Pleasant Valley School District. Not only did I attend PVSD schools, my twin daughters also spent their K-8 years in two of our district’s finest schools. More...

Allegations questioned

House Call Doctor Thousand Oaks is my 93-year-old motherin law’s physician. The allegations I saw on the news are completely out of character for both Dr. Crowe and Paul. More...

Neighbors

Quality assurance

Nurses listen to 911 calls, give feedback

Dispatch operator: “911, what is your emergency?” Caller: “My wife is having a baby, and we’re not going to make it to the hospital!” More...

Real Estate

Five-bedroom home with bonus room located on sweeping corner lot

This house is in the Brentwood tract on a sweeping corner lot. The master bedroom suite downstairs has a coffered ceiling and a French door leading to the backyard. More...

Custom Spanish-style estate in Old Agoura backs to national park

This private, gated tennis court estate is on 1 acre in Old Agoura; it backs to the national park. This custom Spanish home has four bedrooms, three baths, hardwood floors throughout and an island gourmet kitchen with a pantry. More...