2011-03-04

District okays new competition-size pool for high school



During its regular meeting on Feb. 23, Oxnard Union High School District unanimously approved building a $3.3-million competition-size pool at Adolfo Camarillo High School. Blackbird Architects Inc. and Arch- Pac Inc. will build the pool. The district does not know when construction will start. The pool will include locker rooms for boys and girls, a pool deck, fence, bleachers, deck […]

Datebook



FRI., MARCH 4 Friends Of Thousand Oaks Library Used Book Sale 6 to 8:30 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Newbury Park Branch Library, 2331 Borchard Road. 50 cents for children’s books and paperbacks, $1 hardbacks. Fiction, nonfiction, quilting and knitting books, pamphlets, special collections. Proceeds fund library programs and purchases. Admission and parking free. Phone: 805.480.9737 […]

Art center launches fundraiser



Studio Channel Islands Art Center will begin its second annual “100 for $100” fundraising campaign at 11 a.m. Tues., March 8, several weeks before the March 27 gala event. All money raised during the event will benefit the art center’s community art programs. Art patrons can purchase a $100 ticket that guarantees them one of 100 pieces of original artwork […]

KCLU wins four Golden Mike awards

Radio station has garnered prestigious awards for 10th straight year

KCLU, the National Public Radio station for Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, was the biggest winner among radio and TV stations in the two counties for the 10th year in a row at the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California’s 61st annual Golden Mike Awards in Universal City. The nonprofit association represents broadcast newsrooms from San Luis Obispo […]

Camarillo Café hosts open mike performances



The next Camarillo Café will be Fri., March 18 at the Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St. Doors open and open mike signups begin at 7:30 p.m. Open mike starts at 8 p.m. Musicians Sabrina and Craig will perform at 8:40 p.m., followed by Cindy Kalmenson at 9:45 p.m. Times are approximate. Refreshments and snacks will be available during […]

The Movie Nut



“Unknown” Directed by: Jaume Collet-SerraStarring: Liam Neeson, January Jones, Diane Kruger, FrankLangellaMPAA rating: PG-13Running time: 113 minutesBest suited for: Neeson fans,psychological thriller fansLeast suited for: Psychological thriller fans who think toohardAcorn Rating Guide: This one caught me with the trailer. One reason: Liam Neeson makes some pretty decent thrillers for thinking cinephiles. Two: The suggested plot seemed so preposterous that […]

Senator puts spotlight on animal shelter



Grace Reformed Church blends past and present




The Rev. David Deutsch said Grace Reformed Church in Camarillo aims to bring Jesus’ early church and teachings into the 21st century. “Grace Reformed Church is a community of grace,” Deutsch said. “It’s a community of people who know that everything comes from God. It doesn’t start with your goodness or your want. It starts with your need for Jesus […]

Pet of the Week



A season of great expectations for ACHS baseball team

Camarillo’s pitching rotation looks nasty


The Scorpions are stacked. Now they must prove that all the hype is justified. The Camarillo High varsity baseball roster features three pitchers who are expected to play for Division I college programs and several solid bats scattered throughout its improved lineup. The Scorpions are early-season favorites to win a Pacific View League title and are in the conversation to […]