2008-04-25

Nominate animal advocate for ‘Paws’ award



The Hogan Family Foundation announces the creation of the Lifeline 4 Paws Award that will recognize Southern California residents who had demonstrated extraordinary acts of kindness toward dogs during the year. “The Lifeline 4 Paws Award will be given to individuals based on their commitment, compassion and courage in going above and beyond lifesaving or other difficult circumstances to help […]

A little prayer for furry friends



BE BLESSED- Camarillo Center for Spiritual Living spiritual leader Rev. Grace Lovejoy, left, pets little Lesy, a 5-year-old dog, in the arms of owner Vickie Hartley of Camarillo during the annual pet blessing event last Saturday evening.

Insightful group discussion to be led at church’s Mission House



Integrative InSight will host an “Eat, Pray, Love” group discussion led by Meenal Kelkar from 7 to 8 p.m. on Mon., May 5 in the Mission House at the Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. To make a reservation, visit www.integrative-insight.com or call (805) 504-6640.

Five indicted in home burglaries



Five Oxnard residents- two women and three men- were indicted by a Ventura County grand jury late last week in connection with 11 daytime burglaries of Camarillo homes between Nov. 27 and Dec. 19, said officials with the Ventura County district attorney’s office in a written statement. According to prosecutors, Antonio Cervantes, 22; Manuel Elwell, 18; Ricardo Rodriguez, 19; Joy […]

Major earthquake imminent, report says

Emergency teams prepare

When it comes to disaster preparedness, John Fraser does all he can to stay two steps ahead- even for earthquakes, nature’s most unpredictable phenomenon. As the city’s management assistant, Fraser is responsible for emergency management planning in Camarillo. Fraser’s ears certainly perked up when he read the report released last week by the U.S. Geological Survey, the Southern California Earthquake […]

Police arrest 3 home burglary suspects



Three male Los Angeles residents were arrested Fri., April 18 and charged with burglarizing two Camarillo homes in the 2000 block of Via Montecito, police said in a written statement. According to reports, a fourth burglar escaped on foot. Marquez Ezell, 21; Robert Thomas, 20; and Trenton Lovell, 18, were arrested after Ventura County sheriff ‘s deputies responded to a […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Camarillo Sometime between April 10 and 15, someone broke into an empty home in the 300 block of Otono Court. Someone slashed three tires of a car parked in the 5100 block of Camino Ruiz Street on April 11. A burglar stole about $300 in property from a car parked in the 5200 block of Verdugo Avenue on April 14. […]

Camarillo clinches PVL championship

Tennis team playing with tremendous chemistry

Before Nathan Inouye began his second year as the head coach of the Camarillo High boys’ tennis team, he decided he would have to make a few changes. Although the coach was hesitant at first, Inouye made practices more intense and inserted new drills he thought would help strengthen the Scorpions’ play. Well, it worked. With a 16-2 win over […]

Students get a charge out of science project



  APPLAUSE, APPLAUSE- The Toshiba-sponsored National Science Teachers Association awarded a team of Saint Mary Magdalen School students, from left, Amy Cowgill and Haley Poulson, Principal Marquita Yriarte, center; Nerissa Del Rosario and Nicolette Hernandez honorable mention for their invention, the Sunny Patch, which harnesses solar energy to power MP3 players, cell phones and other electronic gadgets. Their invention is […]

Military Leadership Academy opens its application period

Sessions for high school students

Freedom Alliance has opened the application period for the Military Leadership Academy. The academy educates, motivates and inspires student leaders, and has graduated more than 700 high school students since its inception in 2001. Students will visit U.S. military installations to learn more about the customs, courtesies and traditions of the military. They will also visit historical sites such as […]