Take Your Camarillo Acorn on Vacation

How to submit: Email your vacation photo as a .jpg attachment to vacation@theacorn.com. Include name, address, phone number and a brief description of the scene. All entries will be published after next year’s winners are announced in fall 2014. Remaining entries from this year’s contest will be published in upcoming editions.

New church holds services in local movie theater

The 101 Church held its first Sunday service at Camarillo’s Roxy Stadium theater on Oct. 20. Several preview services and social events will take place until the church’s official launch service in January. The preview services will be at 9 a.m. Sun., Nov. 17 and Dec. 22 at 5001 Verdugo Way, Camarillo. The mission of the 101 Church is to […]

Program discusses whether believers are losing faith

Lifetree Cafe will host a free program to discuss the relevance and viability of church from 7 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 7 at 71 Loma Drive, Camarillo. The program, titled “Is Church Obsolete: Has God Left the Building?” will explore emerging trends that point to the church losing membership and eroding in influence. Snacks and beverages will be available. […]

The Art of Being

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there.” — Rumi The above quote by Rumi is one of my favorites because it points to a place in our minds and hearts we can all meet if we are willing to go beyond categorically pigeonholing each other as right and wrong. What is […]

Seminar covers reform, insurance

Community Memorial Hospital, a Ventura County not-forprofit health system, will present the following free seminars about healthcare reform for its “Ethics of Caring” series taking place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St., Ventura. James Hornstein, M.D., chair of the bioethics committee at CMHS, will serve as moderator for the seminars. Registration […]

Boomer Bootcamp offers tools for our future

How do we manage the impact aging boomers will have on society? How do we care for our aging parents? What’s the best way to deal with life’s challenges? If only we were having active conversations about these topics. Why? Because we need to be having this dialogue now if we are to uncover how we, individually and as a […]

Health workshop to focus on senior health issues

Summit takes place Nov. 2 at CSUCI

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors and Health Care Agency will present the fourth Ventura County Senior Summit from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 2 at Cal State Channel Islands. Participants will receive a “100,000 Mile Checkup,” including free health screenings, flu shots and workshops focusing on parts of the body, such as eyes, heart, ears, brain and […]

Students can prepare for workforce with mock interviews

The Camarillo Chamber seeks business people to help high school students build job skills through its new mock interview program taking place from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tues., Oct. 29 at Frontier High School, 545 Airport Way, Camarillo. The Chamber’s education committee needs at least 10 business people willing to meet with students in structured, simulated job interviews. Questions will […]


Church to host concert

Camarillo United Methodist Church will host a concert featuring the Forza Brass Quintet at 4 p.m. Sun., Nov. 10 in the church sanctuary at 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. The music will include Bach, Beethoven, Stravinsky, Strayhorn and selections from modern film and digital entertainment. The Forza Brass was formed seven years ago and is a group of five local professional […]