REIGN OF TERROR HAUNTED HOUSE 7 to 11 p.m. Oct 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 at Janss Marketplace, Hilcrest Drive and Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. 30 percent larger event. Al proceeds benefit Conejo Recreation and Park District youth charities. Web: www.rothauntedhouse.com Time: 7:00 p.m. Date: 10/23/2009 HALLOWEEN AT THE Y 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Camarilo Family YMCA, 3111 Vilage […]

Conference to explore the role of love in religions

“Expressions of Love in the World’s Religions” is the title of the sixth annual Religious Dimensions Conference scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Mon., Oct. 26 at the Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. The conference is open to the public. The cost is $10, which includes a hot meal in Brooks Hall provided by Marie Callender’s of Camarillo. […]


A truly frightful possibility

The disagreement between the city and the Oxnard Union High School District over an outdoor movie theater at Camarillo High School could turn into something far scarier than a zombie flick. It could go to court and get lawyers involved. The city has threatened to sue OUHSD if they sign a contract with Texas-based Schlosser Development Corporation to construct a […]

Celebrate Camarillo’s birthday

The Camarillo Ranch docents will host a birthday celebration from noon to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 25 at the Camarillo Ranch House, 201 Camarillo Ranch Road. The Camarillo White Horses and the Adolfo Camarillo High School Band, the Inlakech Mariachi Band and other musicians will entertain. Activities include a country store, displays of quilts and wooden toys, Ray Ayers artwork, […]

Songs put the giddyap into play

Hard to believe the classic musical “Oklahoma!” is 66 years old. Camarillo Community Theatre presents the show with a cast of mostly young faces, many of them first-timers to this stage. The musical is based on Lynn Riggs’ 1931 play “Green Grow the Lilacs,” which ran for only 64 shows. With more than 2,200 Broadway performances, “Oklahoma!” was the first […]

Silent movies a throwback to bygone era

Two silent comedies accompanied by live organ music will be screened at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Oct. 23, in the sanctuary of Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. The showing is open to the public and is familyfriendly. A freewill offering will be taken. The films are the 1916 Charlie Chaplin short “The Rink” and the 1928 short “Habeas Corpus,” […]

Art gallery to host grand opening

Studio Channel Islands Art Center, which has spent 12 years on the campus of California State University Channel Islands, will open a new gallery from 5 to 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 30 at 2221 Ventura Blvd. in Old Town Camarillo. Gallery hours will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment. The grand opening exhibition, […]


FRI., OCT. 23 28th Annual Gingerbread Boutique 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, 5801 N. Kanan Road, Westlake Village. Vendors sell home decor, jewelry, clothing, gifts. Homemade goodies for sale. Refreshments, raffle tickets for tea at Four Seasons. Proceeds support local charities. Sponsored by Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club. Phone: 818.309.6067 Contact: Lesley Web: www.westlakejuniors […]

Food pantry for pets needs donations

Drop-offs can be made at the Camarillo animal shelter

During hard economic times, pet owners may have difficulty affording food for their animals. The Ventura County Animal Regulation has opened a Pet Pantry at the Camarillo Shelter. The pantry offers dry and canned dog and cat food and is open from 10 a.m. to noon Sundays or until the food runs out. The Pet Pantry is in the Camarillo […]