June 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Childhood cancer survival rates higher in county

Study reviewed statistics from 2003 to 2013

The survival rate for child cancer patients in Ventura County is higher than the survival rate for adolescent cancer patients statewide, according to a recent study. More...

Test can find early lung disease

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, as part of its comprehensive lung health program, offers a spectrum of minimally invasive procedures that may aid with earlier diagnosis for patients with lung lesions, so those with cancer can get treated as s More...

Join the yoga party

Sun Kissed Yoga will offer a free yoga class and party Sat., July 8 in celebration of its new studio in Old Town Camarillo at 2237 Ventura Blvd.  Attendees can meet the teachers, book classes and learn about the studio.  Started by Andrea J More...

Schools

On to the new Frontier

DAY OF SMILES—Above, Frontier High School graduate Saige De Velasco shakes hands with Principal Wayne Lamas after receiving her diploma. More...

Calling all campers

The Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District at 1605 E. More...

BIG FINALE

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Pets

Pet of the Week

CALM KITTY—Blair is about 10 years old. She is calm and likes affection. If you would like to adopt Blair, ask for ID No. A660513 at Ventura County Animal Services in Camarillo, 600 Aviation Drive. More...

Police

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

June 5  A 23-year-old man was arrested for trespassing in a home in the 80 block of Daily Drive.  Between 11 p.m. June 4 and 10:30 a.m. More...

Family

Happy ending to dog’s tale

Pup’s eating habits raise worries

Our pet beagle eats his food fast—really fast. More...

On The Town

Drama explores story of modern-day underground railroad for abused women

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘When We Were Young and Unafraid’

There was a time in our history when women who’d been abused by their male partners had few places to turn. More...

A love affair with food at Tavern 101

It was love at first bite at Tavern 101 Grill & Tap House in Agoura Hills. This restaurant serves up amazing American classics and grilled barbecue that can heat up any occasion. More...

Editorials

Sanctuary state bill might do more harm than good

In her two successful campaigns for state office, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Camarillo) has frequently cited public safety as a top priority, pointing voters to her 10 years as a city council member of one of the nation’s safest cities, Tho More...

Real Estate

Custom home sits on 9 acres

Is this custom home in Agoura, Cornell or Malibu Canyon? More...

Take advantage of one-time transfer law

In this state, you may be able to sell your home and keep low tax base

COMMENTARY  /// Propositions 60, 90, 110   In California, you may be able to sell your home and take your low tax base with you.  Want to downsize your home but think you can’t afford to do so because taxes are higher now than wh More...

Rio Mesa senior killed day before graduation

CHP says driver who struck teens was DUI

Tragedy struck Rio Mesa High School’s Class of 2017 just a day before seniors walked across the stage to receive their diplomas Friday. More...

Community

City Council agrees to split the cost of senior center study

Park district has long said facility needs to be expanded

The Camarillo City Council voted June 14 to join the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District in funding a study to find out how best to improve the Pleasant Valley Senior Center. More...

Supermarket to open Wednesday

Sprouts replaces Haggen

High up in the basket of a red cherry picker, a construction worker slides the green capital S into the sign above the entrance to Sprouts Farmers Market. More...

For the record

There was an error in the June 9 article “Senior standouts get ready to turn the tassel.” It was incorrectly noted that Melissa Yang is a single mother. The Camarillo Acorn regrets the error.   More...

Business

Neighboring companies look to move

Twofirms in Camarillo business park put their buildings on the market

Two manufacturing companies are selling their neighboring buildings in a Camarillo business park, but at least one of the firms plans to stay in the city.  More...

Sports

Throw it down

Local football teams, sans pads, compete at passing tournament

FOOTBALL /// Conejo Classic   Cameron Rising was MIA.  Rising, the premier prep football player in Acorn country, did not attend the 12th edition of the Conejo Classic 7-on-7 passing tournament on June 17.  More...

Spartan makes all the right moves

Rio Mesa’s Parga switches positions; baseball team, player both benefit

BASEBALL /// Rio Mesa Spartans Mama Gump always said, “There is an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes.” It’s important to know where people have been and where they’re going. More...

Spartan swimmer bound for Cal Lutheran

MAKING WAVES—Noah Elston, a recent graduate of Rio Mesa High, starred for the Spartan boys’ swim team. The Spartan co-captain will continue swimming at Cal Lutheran. More...

Faith

Keeping the faith when all seems lost

Church leader finds solace in Müller biography

The Rev. Duncan Filmer believes faith is trusting that God will provide, even when all seems lost.  “Believing is not a head thing, it’s something in the heart,” said the pastor of Grace Harvest Ministries in Moorpark. More...

BRIEFS

Choir hires director Temple Ner Ami has selected Daniel Newman-Lessler as its new choir director. More...

Letters

Says new overlay is overkill

Last week the California Public Utilities Commission approved a new 820 area code to be “overlaid” on top of our existing 805 area code using the same tactic that was implemented on our neighboring 818 area, which received the 747 area co More...

Feels reps are taking away liberties

I must say that, once again, I feel completely and utterly let down by our state representatives Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin.  More...

Neighbors

It’s time to dance, eat at county Greek fest

Baklava, other authentic food to be featured

Volunteers are in the process of baking 3,000 pieces of baklava, 800 pasta floras and hundreds of other Greek treats for the 39th annual Ventura County Greek Festival.  Authentic Greek cuisine is one of the major draws at this yearly event, whic More...

Girls build up skills at construction camp

Weeklong program introduces them to job opportunities

In her orange T-shirt and pink hard hat, Lilly Stenzel stood atop a 10-foot ladder and tightened a bolt on the steel frame of a new greenhouse—using a pink drill, of course. More...

Concert helps young artists

A benefit concert for the Ventura Music Festival’s Young Artists Fund will take place at 4 p.m. Sun., June 25 at Temple Beth Torah, 7620 Foothill Road, Ventura.  Soprano Patricia Lathrop- McPherson and baritone Steven Z. More...