January 13, 2017 RSS feed / Family

Catching a break between storms

FUN AT THE PARK— Camarillo resident Elijah Langworthy plays with his daughters Esme, 4, left, and Maelie, 2, on Jan. 2 at Bob Kildee Community Park in Camarillo. More...

BRIEFS

Grief groups available Camarillo Hospice will host the following free support groups at 400 Rosewood Ave., Ste. 102. All the groups are committed to maintaining an open, accepting, confidential atmosphere. Reservations are required. More...

Poetry contest for all ages

The Ventura County Writers Club is accepting entries to its 2017 poetry contest.  The poetry categories are adult, youth ages 13 to 17 and youth ages 12 and under.  Winners receive cash awards of $15 to $100 as well as publishing and speaki More...

Church to hold clean comedy night

Comedian comes to Oxnard by way of Hollywood

First Presbyterian Church in Oxnard will host comedian Robert G. Lee for an evening of clean comedy from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sat., Feb. 4 at the church, 850 Ivywood Drive, corner of H St. More...

Club shows appreciation

SERVING THE COMMUNITY—Race Harber, second from left, a sixth-grade student at the Camarillo Academy of Progressive Education, received the Youth We Appreciate Award from the Camarillo Noontime More...

Senior ombudsman program meets changes in county’s elder care industry

Volunteer group advocates for residents in assistedliving homes

Sylvia Taylor-Stein was inspired by her own family’s experiences when she launched a local crusade five years ago against what was the “go-to” practice in nursing homes of using drugs to calm agitated Alzheimer’s patients.&nbs More...

Dad gives his son the tools to deal with first breakup

My 13-year-old son made me promise not to write about the breakup between him and his first real girlfriend of three months. But I did want to write about how he’s handled it like a man— he hasn’t made it a big deal at all. More...

Chefs bring fun, skills to aircraft carrier

GOURMET GUEST—Camarillo resident and Culinary Specialist First Class Jess Vistro, right, poses for a photo with Messlords celebrity chef Linkie Marais in the bake shop of the Navy’s only f More...