Christian book hits store shelves for Christmas

LITTLE CHURCH MOUSE- Laurie Loredo of Newbury Park chats with author Steven G. Bushnell, left, and illustrator Steve Mutz at Christian Family Supplies in Camarillo during a book signing for “The Adventures of Little Church Mouse” children’s book on Saturday afternoon.

Boutique stays in fashion

Owner plans to open second store in spring

Wearing a multicolored dress she bought in Japan, Beau-Alexis Franklin sits at the table nearest to the counter at the Starbucks coffee shop on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. The area is one of the world’s epicenters for fashion. And although Franklin has made her home in Los Angeles, Camarillo is the home for the 27year-old blond fashionista’s BeauAlexis […]

PONY baseball sign-ups

League open to ages 5 to 19

Camarillo PONY Baseball registration for children ages 5 to 19 continues through Thurs., Jan. 3. All players older than 6 must attend the skills rating at the baseball fields at Pleasant Valley Park on the corner of Temple and Ponderosa. The skills rating for players ages 7 to 14 will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Jan. […]

Unusual art exhibition skates into Camarillo

'In many ways this is an unheralded medium.' - Luke Matjas

CSUCI Exhibitions gallery in Camarillo is showing the group exhibit “Hang On To Your Ego: Visions of California through Skateboard Art.” The show will run through Fri., Jan. 25 at 92 Palm Drive in Old Town Camarillo. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The show features new artwork created by Cal State Channel Islands […]

DreamCap helps make peaceful dreams a reality

Camarillo man's invention provided free to military families

Philip Rauscher is an Army specialist stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. The father of five will leave the day after Christmas for his second tour in Iraq, which means he and his wife, Ana, have been busy the past month getting prepared for his departure. During his last tour, 2005-06, Rauscher said his children, ages 3 to 7, experienced […]

Pray always

I recall a time when I was teaching and a student asked, “Is the best time to pray morning, noon or night?” I said, “Yes.” The class chuckled, thinking I was making yet another corny attempt to keep my teaching infused with humor. However, this time I was not joking. There is no wrong time to pray, and as we […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Camarillo Between Nov. 22 and Dec. 13, thieves stole a number of $200 drain covers from Technological Aquatics, 1011 Avenida Acaso. Sometime between Dec. 1 and Dec. 9, someone stole a wedding ring and band from a home in the 100 block of Alviso Drive sometime between Dec. 1 and Dec. 9. A thief stole more than $1,200 in property […]

Woods wins once again

Top-ranked golfer takes down the field at Target World Challenge

Tiger Woods began to get a little hot under the collar after his six-shot lead had been whittled down to two strokes during Sunday’s final round of the Target World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks. When asked if the other competitors had seen him sweat as his seemingly insurmountable cushion began to evaporate, an often stoic Woods […]

Pet of the Week

A CHRISTMAS ‘TAIL’- Dickens is a year-and-a-half-old golden retriever-Australian shepherd mix. He is friendly and very sweet. He knows basic commands, and he walks nicely on a leash. Dickens is available now for adoption at the Camarillo Animal Shelter. His animal ID number is A430575.

Soroptimists looking for heartfelt donations

The Soroptimist International clubs of Camarillo and Oxnard are soliciting donations of items and services for the live and silent auctions at their second annual Art 4 Heart event to be held the afternoon of Sun., Feb. 10, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Oxnard. Items such as antiques, vacation packages, services, jewelry and tickets to events are needed for […]