2007-09-07

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Have A Variety Of Strategic Options



Ventura County homeowners who may be facing foreclosure needn’t panic, because a variety of strategic options are available to them ranging from curing financial obligations to the sale of the property. This was the central theme advanced by Paul Stansen, executive vice president with Troop Solutions Inc., a subsidiary of Troop Real Estate Inc., during a recent free seminar that […]

Keli Dahl



Top selling agent honors for June 2 0 0 7 went to Keli Dahl at Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/ Westlake Village office. An area resident for the past 20 years, Dahl has developed the knowledge and skills necessary to become successful in the residential corridor that encompasses Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks, and the adjacent communities […]

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Executive jet charter big business at Camarillo Airport

Executive jet charter big business at Camarillo Airport By Daniel Wolowicz camarillo@theacorn.com Steve Lassetter, president of Sun Air Jets, swipes his security card and steps into the cavernous 25,000-square-foot hangar- one of three that make up the headquarters of the private jet charter company at the Camarillo Airport. Inside the immaculately kept hangar, Lassetter ducks beneath the wing of his […]

Park district plans for citywide improvements

55-acre sports park expected to go out to bid by November

With summer coming to a close, the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District remains busy with a variety of ongoing projects for 2007-08. None may be bigger than plans for the $15 million, 55-acre sports park, the Village at the Park. Situated next to a housing development, an elementary school and a YMCA, Village at the Park is being hailed […]

FOOD Share stocks shelves of many pantries in county

Part two in a three-part series

Although weakened wrists keep Cecilia Rexford from lifting anything, it doesn’t stop her from directing five other church volunteers from Camarillo on a recent shopping trip to FOOD Share. The spirited Irish native tells one young man to hold the bottom of a box full of avocados as he carries it to his car and a retiree to take the […]

32 arrested on DUI charges during Labor Day weekend



During Labor Day weekend, Ventura County police officers arrested 32 people on suspicion of driving under the influence, down from 66 arrests over the same amount of time during the Memorial Day weekend. No one has died at the hands of a suspected impaired driver, said Senior Officer Humberto Jimenez of the Oxnard Police Department, campaign coordinator of the Avoid […]

Reach out to Camarillo



The Camarillo City Council generally meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Meetings are telecast live on Adelphia Channel 10 in Camarillo. To contact the city of Camarillo and the City Council: Camarillo City Hall 601 Carmen Drive Camarillo, CA 93010 Telephone: (805) 388-5307 Fax: (805) 388-5318 Web Page: www.ci.camarillo.ca.us

Dantona decision sets up possible showdown with Strickland

Simi Democrat announces he's seeking party's nomination for state Senate

Simi Valley resident Jim Dantona is running for the California Senate. Dantona, who was narrowly defeated last November in his bid for county supervisor, said Aug. 27 he’ll seek the Democratic nomination for the 19th District, which is currently represented by Tom McClintock (R-Thousand Oaks). “This is going to be the most expensive and high-profile state Senate race in the […]

Art contest open to county youth



Ventura County students from kindergarten through grade 12 are eligible to enter their artwork in the annual Pacific View Mall Student Art Show, which will take place during Ventura County Arts Week 2007 from Oct. 5 through Oct. 14. Copies of the official entry form and complete guidelines are available at the Pacific View Mall Guest Services kiosk and all […]

Pageant sponsors say 2005 winner must return crown



According to a report filed with Moorpark police by the Ventura County Scholarship Association, Hilary Gushwa, Miss Ventura County 2005, was married at the time of the 2004 contest, a violation of pageant rules. Clark County, Nev. records show that Gushwa, then 22, married David Scanlan on Oct. 10, 2004, and the pageant was held on Oct. 23. Gushwa sought […]