2007-03-09

Lions Club to offer $2,000 in scholarships



Pleasant Valley Lions Club is offering $2,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors who lived in Camarillo or Somis this past school year and plan on attending a university, community college or technical/trade school within the next school year. Applications must be received by April 6. Applicants will be evaluated based on community service, work experience, written essay, a […]

New steakhouse to be well done



When Camarillo resident Jim Avrea wants to take his wife, Melissa, out for a steak dinner with all the fixings they won’t have to travel to Ventura or the San Fernando Valley. They’ll soon be able to cruise over to their Aloha Steakhouse at the Santa Rosa Plaza. The Avreas and four partners own the restaurant, which is expected to […]

Students, teachers give block schedule good grade



Monte Vista Middle School students have time on their side. Principal Sara Davis told the Pleasant Valley school board last week that nearly all of the teachers are happy with the school’s new block schedule, according to a recent survey. Davis said 92 percent of the school’s 32 teachers approve of the arrangement. Monte Vista sixth, seventhand eighth-grade students began […]

Take your Camarillo Acorn on vacation



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Camarillo A vandal shot a BB gun at a business in the 500 block of South Dawson Drive on Feb. 25 or 26, causing $800 in damage. A team of burglars broke into the Technicolor building, 3175 E. Mission Oaks Blvd., and stole two boxes of electronics Feb. 20. Someone stole personal property from outside a home in the 900 […]

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Camarillo baseball team relies on its offense to shoulder the load

Camarillo High head baseball coach Richard Jaquez has been in the Scorpion system for 11 years and he remembers the glory days very well. From the late 1990s to the turn of the century, ACHS dominated opponents and had many players who could really swing the lumber, big-name hitters such as Jeff Bannon, Joe Borchard and Delmon Young. Borchard now […]

Student events sponsored



The Ventura County Office of Education has announced a partnership with the County Schools Federal Credit Union for sponsorship of the Ventura County Mock Trial and Academic Decathlon competitions. Bob Emerich is chief executive officer of the credit union. The credit union has donated $35,000 for two competitions. The Mock Trial is designed to clarify the workings of legal institutions […]

Learn about Parkinson’s



The community is invited to learn about the latest developments of Parkinson’s disease during a free seminar from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thurs., March 22 at AlmaVia of Camarillo, 2500 Ponderosa Drive, North. The seminar will be presented by Susan Kline of the California Neuroscience Institute and will provide information on the most recent information surrounding the disease. “We will […]

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FRI., MARCH 9 Guest Speaker For GOP Las Posas Republican Women Federated meets 11:15 a.m. (noon lunch), Las Posas Country Club, Camarillo. Guest speaker Jane Rozanski, CEO Camarillo Health District. $20. Interested persons invited. RSVP (805) 484-0690. Move To The Rhythm Simi Valley Council on Aging presents dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Dance […]

Voodoo Daddy to perform



Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will perform at the second annual Art Stars Awards Reception and Benefit Concert Sun., April 22 at the Oceanview Pavilion, 575 E. Surfside Drive, Port Hueneme. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for a preconcert reception and silent auction in the lobby. The reception will feature a no-host bar, auction packages and an exhibit of nautical […]