Classes mix food, Bible

The Camarillo United Methodist Church will hold Winter Journey classes for children from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning Wed., Feb. 4 at the church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. The classes are open to children in grades kindergarten through fifth and will feature a food journey each week. Children will make foods to go along with Bible stories from the Old […]

Newcomers welcome

The Camarillo Newcomers Club will hold a meeting at 11 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 19 at the Little Thai Fine Dining Restaurant, 2500 Las Posas Road, Camarillo. The meeting will include a presentation by two local wineries on their wines and how to pair different wines with meals. Cost is $18 for members and $20 for guests. Reservations must be made […]

Center to host performance

Multi-instrumentalist Anton Mizerak and singer-songwriter Kim Lorene will perform at 7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 20 at the Camarillo Center for Spiritual Living, 340 Mobil Ave., Camarillo. The duo has toured together for 10 years and has been featured at the Seattle Sacred World Music Festival, the UCRS Asilomar and the Unity Village Circle of Love Gatherings. A donation will be […]

Swashbuckling musical comes to Camarillo stage

The Camarillo Community Theatre will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” from Fri., Feb. 6 through Sun., March 15 at the theater, 330 Skyway Drive, Camarillo. The show is co-directed by Juanita Seavey and choreographer Jeff Wallach, and produced by Dean Johnson. Performances are held at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Ticket prices run […]

Crenshaw named educator of month by Chamber

Dos Caminos Elementary School teacher Judy Crenshaw thanked the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce for naming her educator of the month in a very fitting way. When Chamber members surprised Crenshaw with the news at a school assembly last Thursday, she had both the children and the adults play a rousing round of “Simon Says.” How else did they expect an […]

Professor, student weigh in on significance of Mayan calendar

Does the Mayan calendar, which some say ends on Dec. 12, 2012, predict the end of the world, the transformation into a new age of enlightenment or simply the start of a new astronomical cycle? Farel Footman of Ojai, a student of the Mayan culture, talked about the scope of Mayan calendar interpretations at a presentation sponsored by the Healing […]

Pet of the Week

Sheriff’s Blotter


Vandals used spray paint to deface a wall in the 2900 block of Antonio Avenue on Jan. 20. A 19-year-old woman is wanted on suspicion of breaking into a home in the 2000 block of Vista Alcedo and assaulting an 18yearold female on Jan. 20. The wanted woman allegedly hit the victim with an iron during the fight. A 33-year-old […]

Says federal court cases will impact city’s future

Two current federal court cases can do more to shape the future of Camarillo and Ventura County than decades of careful land use planning, voting outcomes and respectfully crafted intercity agreements. At the heart of each case is the tension between local control and the dictates of powerful unions, judiciaries, lobbyists and bureaucrats. The first court case involves the prison […]

Workshop to explore spiritual well-being

The Ventura satellite of the Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura and Community Memorial Hospital’s cancer resource center will present “Spirituality and Quality of Life” with the Rev. Curtis Hotchkiss from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed., Feb. 11 at the hospital’s cancer resource center, 184 N. Brent St., Ventura. The program is free to those with cancer, cancer survivors, and loved ones. […]