2009-02-13

Church to be part of national event



Focus on the Family will hold an inaugural national marriage simulcast at 8 a.m. Sat., Feb. 28 at First Lutheran Church, 380 Arneill Road, Camarillo. The conference is made possible via satellite technology and will offer strengthening tools and insights for marriages at all stages. The program will be broadcast from the Focus on the Family headquarters in Colorado Springs […]

‘May I have this dance?’



An ageless valentine story



What started as a three-week trip through Europe became a romantic journey for Bob and Jane Wendell that has lasted 18 years. In 1990, Jane, a 72-year-old semiretired registered nurse from Northern California, decided to go ahead with a three-week trip to the Swiss and Austrian Alps even though her usual traveling companion couldn’t go. Having lost her husband to […]

Valen-crime’s Day



Since my wife and I have a 5year-old, the two of us will not be having Valentine’s Day dinner alone. And since misery loves company, we invited another family with the same predicament to join us. A dinner date was my wife’s idea. She took over the planning. She decided on the time and the place (our house), and she […]

Bring faith, frosting



A beginning cake decorating class will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Mon. and Tues, Feb. 23 and 24 in the kitchen of Brooks Hall at the Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. The class is open to the public. A donation fee is requested. Students will learn basic skills and techniques from icing preparation to simple […]

Have fun, play mah-jongg



The Sisterhood of Temple Ner Ami will sponsor a mahjongg tournament from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., Feb. 22 at the temple, 4098 Calle Tesoro, Ste. D, Camarillo. Proceeds will benefit educational and temple programs in Camarillo. The tournament is open to players of all skill levels from Los Angeles, Kern and Ventura counties. Winners will receive cash prizes. […]

Pet of the Week



Four for the Month



Well, professional football has wrapped up for another year. There are many options to help fill the pigskin void. You could mow the lawn, wash the car, paint the fence, get in shape, play sudoku, throw the ball around with the kids or learn to dominate foosball. Or there’s always picking up a good book. If that’s the path you […]

Camarillo grapplers claim league titles



Book sale for charity



A book sale to benefit Teen Challenge will be held from Fri., Feb. 20 to Sat., Feb. 28 at Abednego Book Shoppe and Books for Cooks, 2682 E. Main St., Ventura, and Bank of Books, 748 E. Main St., Ventura. When customers mention Teen Challenge, 30 percent of their total purchase price will be donated to the organization. A kick-off […]