2008-01-18

Honor student called to the Torah



Sarena Freidman was called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah in November at Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks. Sarena is the daughter of Brenda and Heywood Freidman of Camarillo. She is an eighth-grade honor roll student at Los Cerritos Middle School.

‘Wonderland’ to come to Camarillo



The Curtain Call Youth Theatre is presenting the musical production “Alice In Wonderland Jr.” Shows are at 8 p.m. today, Fri., and Sat., Jan. 18 and 19, and 2 p.m. Sun., Jan. 20 at the Camarillo Community Theatre, 330 Skyway Drive. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. To purchase tickets, call (805) 388-5716. For […]

Families win big with Boys & Girls Club contest



Four local families recently won a total of $17,000 in the first early bird drawing for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme’s House of Ten Thousand Dreams Home Raffle. Tai Kim of Oxnard was the top winner, taking home $10,000 just before Christmas to his wife and two small children, who he says will be […]

YMCA invites families to upcoming events



The Camarillo Family YMCA at 3111 Village at the Park Drive will host the following upcoming programs. The Y offers parents a night out from 6 to 10 p.m. tomorrow, Sat., Jan. 19. Staff will host children for an evening of games, crafts, dinner and a movie. Cost is $13 for YMCA members, $25 for nonmembers. Residents age 18 and […]

Club awards youth of the year



THEY’RE ALL STARS- Camarillo resident Luis Perez, 11, above left, isn’t shy about being named a Youth of the Year during the Camarillo Boys & Girls Club’s annual awards dinner on Saturday evening. Camarillo Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year award winner Nicole McKoy, 16, of Camarillo (top right), reacts when Pat Prescott, radio personality at KTWV 94.7 […]

Pony league late sign-ups



Late registration for Camarillo Pony Baseball for players ages 5 to 19 will end this Sunday. All players ages 7 to 14 must attend the skills ratings at either 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Jan. 19, or 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Jan. 20 at the baseball fields at the corner of Temple and Ponderosa. The make-up date […]

Ceremony for families who have lost children



Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park and Crematory, in conjunction with the Ventura County Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, will host a balloon ceremony for families who have lost children. The ceremony will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sat., Feb. 9 at the funeral home, 2052 Howard Road in Camarillo. Award-winning musician Alan Pederson, whose daughter was killed in […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Camarillo A car parked in the 600 block of Las Posas Road was burglarized sometime between Jan. 5 and Jan. 13. The burglars took a car stereo and television system valued at $1,000. A 23-year-old man was arrested Jan. 7 on multiple charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, when he reportedly pointed a BB gun similar in appearance to […]

Hobby shop robbed



Police arrested two Oxnard men men Tuesday after they allegedly stole merchandise from a Camarillo hobby store and tried to run over the store’s manager. Vincent Lopez, 25, and 20yearold Christopher Cate allegedly shoplifted items atThe Hobby People in the 1700 block of Daily Drive at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 15, police said. Police said the store manager followed the men […]

Youth asked to interpret Scriptures through videos



Tapping the creative energy of potentially thousands of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) youth in order to “connect” and “engage” the denomination around mission and ministry is the goal of a new effort of the Presbyterian Church Foundation. YMI Live (Youth Mission Initiative LIVE) is a webbased project launched by the foundation in November to create an Internet community of Presbyterian youth […]