FLYIN’ HIGH- The Camarillo Eagles U-11 soccer team put up a stellar performance at the 2007 League Cup, giving up just one goal during the tournament and powering its way to the semifinals. It was the first-ever appearance for the Eagles in the tournament’s final four, where they faced off against Slammers FC. Though narrowly defeated by their southern rival […]
HANG IN THERE- – You can try all you want to convince a squirrel that it’s better to give than receive and he’ll still steal from the birds. Eagle-eyed photographer Michelle Thiesen of Newbury Park caught this thief committing larceny at her bird feeder.
“Avoid the 14,” the 19-day Ventura County holiday crackdown on drunk and drugged drivers, began Dec. 15 and will continue until New Year’s Day. It is named for the county’s 14 police agencies. Senior Officer Humberto Jimenez said that officers from several police agencies in Ventura County screened 1,117 vehicles at the checkpoint, ran six field sobriety tests and issued […]
Camarillo Someone stole an undisclosed amount of property from the Chabad of Camarillo, 5800 Santa Rosa Road, sometime between Dec. 10 and 19. Vandals caused an unreported amount of damage to the wall of a building in the 100 block of La Crescenta Drive sometime between Dec. 15 and 18. A 55-year-old woman involved in a traffic accident near the […]
INSTANT FRIEND- Albert is a 3- or 4-year-old male mastiff/ rhodesian ridgeback mix. He is very sweet, leash-trained and a staff favorite. Albert would do best with an active family. Albert is available now for adoption at the Camarillo Animal Shelter. His animal ID is A378774. Call (805) 388-4341.
Skatelab in Simi Valley will host an all-night fundraising event Saturday for the National High School Skateboard Association. The first 100 skateboarders to sign up will be able to enjoy a night filled with food, drinks, competitions, raffles and music. The event will start at 7 p.m. and won’t end until 7 a.m. the following morning. Friends and family are […]
Chris Valenzano, 28, has been selected to serve as president of the Ventura County Board of Education. He is the youngest president in the history of the board. Valenzano graduated from Adolfo Camarillo High School in 1997 and from California State University Channel Islands with a bachelor’s degree in business in 2004. He serves as an emergency manager and reservist […]
There is a lot of free advice in the golf community, but much of it is misleading and conflicting. Some tips are considered “mustdos” that will guarantee results for all golfers. But this is not true because many of these tips are negotiable- they can work well for some, but for most golfers they’re just nonsensical bits of advice that […]
Imogene Gregory will celebrate her 99th birthday next month and counts the years she’s spent as a member of the Somis Thursday Club as among her most productive. “I think it’s just great,” the Leisure Village resident said. But Gregory said she feared the 98-year-old women’s club was in danger of dying out after November winds damaged the roof of […]
READY TO RUN- Gabe Soliz and the Rio Mesa High boys’ basketball team plays Santa Clara today at 2 p.m. in the Ventura Kiwanis Tournament. The game is at Ventura High.