Pet of the Week

A shot in the arm will protect against deadly diseases

Small children, elderly are especially vulnerable to sickness

One easy way to ward off disease is by keeping up with immunizations, a safe and costeffective practice for children and adults alike. The Centers for Disease Control recommends that all Americans stay vaccinated to protect themselves from serious and sometimes deadly infectious diseases throughout their lives. Updates and catch-ups Adults who get sick can put their entire families at […]


BIDS BENEFIT B&G CLUB— Jerry Reilly of Glendale and Annie Acosta of Camarillo place a bid on a basket at last year’s Bids for Kids gala. The event, which will raise money for the Camarillo Boys & Girls Club, will take place this year at 5:30 p.m. Sat., April 21 at Las Posas Country Club.

Event is ‘all about the kids’

Club’s biggest fundraiser emphasizes youth education

Suzanne Keledjian doesn’t need much to teach 200 students at the Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo. But even extra office supplies such as pencils and staples would be a big help in the after-school classroom. “There are so many kids, and we go through all that stuff really quickly,” said Keledjian, the club’s education director. “It’s not that they’re […]

Free support for men with cancer

Community Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Resource Center will conduct a free support group for men who have been affected by cancer from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., April 17 at 2900 Loma Vista Road, Ste. 105, Ventura. Dr. Roland Rotz, a licensed clinical psychologist, will lead this group for patients, family members or caregivers of someone with cancer. For more information […]

Students given court-side seats

Battle for first rages on between Camarillo, Oxnard

Scorpions take opening game in home-and-home series

Rain, rain stay away. There’s another big ballgame to play. Weather permitting, sole possession of first place in the Pacific View League baseball standings will be on the line today when the Camarillo High Scorpions play host to the Oxnard Yellowjackets at 3:15 p.m. On Tuesday at Oxnard, Camarillo defeated the Yellowjackets 7-2 behind a complete game, 10-strikeout performance from […]

Community Briefs

Ballet school celebrates 20 years The Ventura County Ballet will celebrate the 20-year anniversary of its ballet school, Ballet Academy Ventura, with two performances of “Cinderella” at 2 and 7 p.m. Sat., April 14 at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way. This production features digital transformations, state-of-theart theatrics and some of the school’s top ballerinas dancing alongside professionals. […]

Commuity Notes

Free veteran information available Oxnard Family Circle, Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association and Disabled American Veterans will host a free veterans information seminar at 10 a.m. Sat., April 14 at Oxnard Family Circle, 2100 Outlet Center Drive, No. 380, Oxnard. In addition to informational booths and a DAV presentation, a panel of veteran experts will discuss specific benefits and services […]

Tips for making a home senior-friendly

More seniors than ever are living healthy independent lives well into their golden years. And a vast majority want to remain in their homes as long as possible, according to the National Aging in Place Council. However, most houses were not built to adapt to seniors’ changing needs as they age. By 2030, Americans 65 and older will make up […]