2007-04-06

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Newcomers Club meets



Camarillo Newcomers Club will meet at 11:15 a.m. Thurs., April 19 at the Aloha Steakhouse, 364 California Street Mall, Ventura. Lunch will be at noon. Dressed in costume of the times, Dotty Wheeler, a speaker with the Ventura County Museum, will present “The Coming of the Automobile in Ventura County,” offering facts and information about early life in the county. […]

Arts Council holds luncheon, concert



Arts Council holds luncheon, concert The Ventura County Arts Council has announced the finalists for the 2007 Art Stars Award. The finalists will be honored at two festive events. The celebration kicks off with the Art Stars Awards luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tues., April 10 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Oxnard. Celebrity master of ceremonies Lee Marshall […]

She’s got an ear for art



The 9-foot-tall Dust Bunny created by Moorpark resident Rebecca Tice will be on display at the upcoming Cal State University Channel Islands “Assimilation and Annotation” art show, which opens Sunday and continues through April 28. The exhibit of about 200 pieces of art will take place on campus at Studio Channel Islands Art Center Gallery. It will feature drawings, paintings, […]

‘Arsenic’ plays in Camarillo



The Camarillo Community Theatre presents Joseph Kesselring’s class comedy, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” from Fri., April 13 through Sun., May 13 at the theater, 330 Skyway Drive, Camarillo. Ticket prices are $17 for adults; $13 for seniors, students and military; and $8 for children 12 and younger. Group and family rates are available. Opening weekend shows will be two for […]

Tickets on sale now for 24th Strawberry Fest



Tickets are on sale now for the 24th annual California Strawberry Festival, which will be held Sat. and Sun., May 19 and 20. Advance tickets are available at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center box office, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, (805) 486-2424, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon. through Sat.; and at the guest services kiosk at Pacific View Mall, 3301-1 […]

Coyotes strike in Camarillo



On March 13, our miniature schnauzer, Tucker, was killed by coyotes in our fenced backyard. We live in Mission Oaks, and the attack occurred around 7 p.m. while there was still sunlight. The details of his death are gruesome and are ingrained in my memory. A vital part of our family, we will grieve him forever. Our other schnauzer was […]

Redefining theory



In reading George Pohoski’s March 23 letter, “Defining theory,” I noticed the inclusion of an oftrepeated but totally erroneous statement that deserves correction. Pohoski affirms that the Bible claims that the earth is “flat.” Could any proof be supplied for the accuracy of that statement? In Isaiah 40:22, written nearly 3 millenniums ago, it’s written that the Earth is circular. […]

Spring, a time for baseball and optimism



Spring. What a wonderful time of year. It’s a time for renewal. It’s a time to turn over a new slate and a chance to enjoy the absolute wonders of Mother Nature as she sheds her winter coat and grows green again. Spring symbolizes the rebirth of all things living, which makes it one of the holiest times of the […]

Julie Knutson



Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo office recognized Julie Knutson as its top listing agent for December 2006. Knutson is delighted to end her year on this high note. With more than 20 years in the real estate industry, Knutson is a lifelong Ventura County resident and Camarillo area specialist. In her ongoing effort to exceed client expectations, Knutson has invested significant […]