2009-04-03

Holocaust play raises questions



The critically acclaimed offBroadway play “The Quarrel” will be presented at 8 p.m. Sun., April 12 at the Brandeis-Bardin Auditorium, 1101 Peppertree Lane, Simi Valley. The performance takes place one week before Yom Hashoah/ Holocaust Memorial Day. Part of the proceeds will be donated to iVolunteer, a nonprofit visitation program that pairs volunteers with Holocaust survivors, providing them with companionship […]

The unsung heroes of WWII



Few know the important roles women played in World War II. But the upcoming exhibit, “Women in War,” at Camarillo’s Commemorative Air Force Aviation Museum on May 9 aims to change that. “We’re basically telling the story that rarely gets told,” said Pat Brown, one of the event organizers. Women not only worked as nurses but served in assignments as […]

Former veterinarian returns for CD debut



Camarillo pet owners may remember Julie Clark as the veterinarian who’d take her patients home to care for them overnight. But in 2002, after 17 years in practice, Clark sold her Las Posas Road clinic. She has since pursued a singing and songwrit-ing career and returns to Rock City Studios in Camarillo tomorrow to celebrate the release of four new […]

Thursday club to meet



The Somis Thursday Club will meet at noon Thurs., April 9 at 5380 Bell St., Somis. The meeting will include lunch and a performance by the PVSD After School Band. Cost is $15 for lunch. For more information, call (805) 987-2728.

Team wins tourney in final seconds



Study looks at teens, faith and society



Teenagers who have some kind of role in leading worship in their church, such as presenting a prayer or even playing in a band, tend to be the ones for whom their religion has more meaning, according to a study published in the most recent edition of Reformed Worship. Common youth ministry theory says that a sense of belonging is […]

Pet of the Week



Camarillo



Sometime between March 2 and 23, someone stole a $450 brass valve from the outside of Ventura County Radiation Oncology Medical Group, 5301 Mission Oaks Blvd. Sometime between March 23 and 24, vandals caused about $100 in damage to a business in the 400 block of Rosewood Avenue by writing on a park bench with a permanent marker. Three boys, […]

Parks host Easter events



The Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District announces upcoming Easter events. •Eggstreme Swimming for children will be held from noon to 3 p.m. tomorrow, Sat., April 4 at Pleasant Valley Aquatic Center, 1030 Temple Ave., Camarillo. Admission is $1. The event will include goodie bags, games and prizes, a pool filled with eggs, inflatable toys and a visit from the […]

Get hopping at harbor



The Ventura Harbor Village will hold a Cottontail Day event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., April 4 at the Ventura Harbor Village main lawn. The Cottontail Bunny will shake hands and take pictures with children. The event will also include face painting, arts and crafts project table, pony rides, train rides and inflatable jumpers. Egg hunts will be […]