Close to the word of God

Just as a family sits around the kitchen table in their home to enjoy each other’s company over a good meal, members of Padre Serra Parish encircle the altar of the Camarillo church to enjoy one another’s company and hear the good word. The Rev. Patrick Mullen said the church’s unique layout—the altar stands at the middle of the church—gives […]

Beacon Hill gives tour of new campus


FRI., AUG. 26 Community Coffee Event 8 to 9 a.m. at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Sen. Tony Strickland meets with constituents, answers questions. Free. High School Scrimmage At Eagle Stadium, Oak Park High School, 899 N. Kanan Road. 4:30 p.m. JV scrimmage. 6:30 p.m. varsity scrimmage. Barbecue tri-tip and chicken dinner. DJ music, raffle. Dinner tickets $12. […]

It’s all about the truth in courtroom drama ‘A Few Good Men’

The military fights its most brutal battles not in the field but in a courtroom in Aaron Sorkin’s gripping drama “A Few Good Men,” playing at the High Street Arts Center in Moorpark. R. Shane Bingham and James Cluster co-direct this tightly woven three-hour play. The labyrinth script is almost too complex to follow: Either a second viewing or a […]

Temple hosts casino trip

Temple Etz Chaim will host a bus trip to Chumash Casino on Sun., Oct. 23. The community is invited. The bus will leave at 8 a.m. from the temple, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Return time is 8 p.m. Participants will be able to play blackjack, bingo, slots and roulette on their own at the casino. The cost is […]

Christian athletes to start victory drive

The Ventura County chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host its inaugural 2011 Victory Drive and Banquet on Sat., Sept. 10 at Padre Serra Parish-Serra Center, 5205 Upland Road, Camarillo. A VIP reception will begin at 5:45 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:45. Former pro football players Chris Thomas and Bob Gagliano will be the guest speakers. The […]

Wings Over Camarillo

Daredevil pilots and vintage aircraft offer thrills at Camarillo air show Aug. 20 and 21

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Sheriff’s department seeks volunteers

Citizen’s academy offers an inside look into police station

Camarillo Police Department will begin its 25th Citizen’s Academy program on Aug. 30. Classes meet on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. for 12 weeks in the community room at the Camarillo Police Station. The course gives citizens an overview of the police department’s function and operational procedures. There is no cost. There will be presentations by a superior court […]

CLU welcomes new freshman class

About 510 freshmen will begin classes at California Lutheran University on Wed., Aug. 31. The average GPA and SAT scores of the class are the highest in CLU’s history. Twenty percent of the students ranked in the top 10 percent of their graduating class. Thirty percent of the freshmen are the first members of their families to attend college, and […]