2008-10-03

Fiesta nets $20,000 for six charities



‘Scare tactics’ a ruse



The anti-unification answer to Measure U is to use scare tactics in place of facts to dissuade voters from supporting a unified kindergarten-through-12th-grade school district for much of Camarillo and Somis. The facts clearly demonstrate the advantages of having continuity of educational programs and far better funding for K-12 students in a unified school district. Using fear, uncertainty and doubt […]

Complimentary tickets to charity groups

'Pirates of Penzance' to play Oxnard

Comedy Tonight Productions, a Ventura County Gilbert and Sullivan repertory company, is looking for charity groups to be guests for the upcoming production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance.” The troupe is making up to 100 seats per night of the first two weeks of the production available to local bona fide charity organizations, especially youth groups, senior […]

Autumn fun at Underwood Family Farms

Fall Festival to include stunt performance, live bands

Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark presents a variety of activities for the annual Fall Festival. •The fifth annual Wild West Weekend will be Sat. and Sun., Oct. 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The weekend will be filled with Wild West entertainment such as stunt ropers, gun fighters, cowboy poets, medicine men, and Sourdough Slim on the […]

Celebrating those who give their time



LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS—Friends of the Camarillo Library volunteers enjoyed a tea on Thurs., Sept. 25 at the Camarillo Library. Those in attendance included volunteers, front row from left, Peggy Hilf, Helen Andrews and Dolores Hunter. Standing, left to right, are Dorothy Penney, Barbara McEvoy, Isabel Wagner and Val Raines. The group runs a bookshop and hosts fundraisers to raise money to […]

Poet Laureate to speak



Perie Longo, poet laureate of Santa Barbara, will be the featured speaker at the Ventura County Writers Club’s meeting at 7 p.m. Tues., Oct. 14 at Borders bookstore, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Her presentation is titled “Poetry: From Inspiration to Publication.” Topics include idea gathering, how to craft a poem, how to get published and what editors […]

Production invites dentists, florists



Camarillo Community Theatre presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” from Fri., Oct. 17 to Sun., Nov. 23 at the theater, 330 Skyway Drive. Fri., Oct. 24 will be “Dentists and Florists Night.” Dentists and florists who attend that night will be given a free bag of popcorn. In addition, dentists and florists who purchase a $25 ad in the theater’s program […]

Free concert at Boys & Girls Club



The Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo, Anti Defamation League, the Jewish Federation of Ventura County, Verizon and Keyboard Concepts will host the second annual Daniel Pearl Music Day from noon to 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 12 at the Boys & Girls Club, 1500 Temple Ave., Camarillo. The concert is free and will include performances by 805 Experiment Rio Mesa […]

Taking turns blowing the shofar



Methodists screen family movie



The Camarillo United Methodist Church will offer a free family movie night at 6:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 17 in Brooks Hall at the church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. The evening will include hot dogs, popcorn, fruit drinks and a screening of “Babe.” The movie is about a pig’s struggle to fit in with other farm animals and become a sheepherder. […]