2010-09-17

St. Mary Magdalen welcomes students back



Learn about prostate health



Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center will host a seminar on “Prostate Health” from 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 23 on the lower level of The Oaks mall near Macy’s Home/Men’s Department Store, Thousand Oaks. Enter the mall by the Johnny Rockets restaurant. James Pero, M.D., a urologist on staff at Los Robles Hospital, will speak on the various […]

Seminar to focus on aging boomers



The Community Memorial Health System will host a free seminar on healthcare issues that aging baby boomers face as they become seniors from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., Sept. 28 in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital, 147 Brent St., Ventura. Lanyard Dial, MD, a local family practitioner who specializes in geriatric medicine, will lead the seminar. Dial […]

New head of county’s Red Cross chapter comes with diverse experience



After a four-month search, the Camarillo-based American Red Cross Ventura County Chapter has hired James McGee as its new regional chief executive officer. McGee brings a broad range of leadership and business development experience to the CEO position from his career in the health, consumer products and technology industries. Most recently, McGee served as staff vice president of corporate strategy […]

Vote online for vacation photos



The annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation photo contest is just around the corner, and you can vote for your favorite by taking part in our online poll starting today, Sept. 17. Visit www.theacorn.com and follow the prompts to the Take Your Acorn on Vacation contest. The online voting will end at noon on Mon., Sept. 27. The announcement of […]

Shopping center to add three nationwide retailers



Donahue Schriber, a Costa Mesa-based real estate development company, has signed three leases with national tenants at its 246,141-square-foot shopping center Camarillo Village Square, located at the corner of Las Posas and Arneill roads. The addition of Big 5 Sporting Goods, PetsMart and Chase Bank will change the scope of the 38,000 square feet of existing tenant mix at the […]

Denturist operating illegally, state board says




The gray-haired woman and her 42-year-old handicapped son, both from Ventura, stood outside California Dental Studio on Mobil Avenue earlier this week shortly after the man’s appointment with Stan Czerwinski, a denturist. The woman admitted she knew her son was being seen by Czerwinski and not a licensed dentist, but she said he lives on a fixed income and the […]

Local peak offers deja view for father, son



District’s successful summer music program to continue



Pleasant Valley School District will continue to offer the Youth Arts Academy that had success over the summer. The after school program is for all fourth- through eighth-grade students in Ventura County, not just PVSD students, and will include beginning band, concert band, beginning strings, advanced beginning strings, the Off Beats (rock, jazz, pop), mariachi band, choral music, ceramics, drama […]

Become a foster parent



A foster parenting informational meeting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., Sept. 21 at the Human Services Agency of Ventura County, 855 Partridge Drive, Ventura. Interested adults will learn how they can provide the support and guidance that can transform a child at risk into a self-assured, successful adult. More than 600 children are in foster homes […]