Fiesta group raises money for education, needs volunteers

Board seeks help with everything from securing vendors to cleanup

Rob Capellini said he enjoys supporting local schools and nonprofits by helping organize and run the Camarillo Fiesta and Street Fair. The four-day annual event, which falls on the second weekend of July this year, includes live music, carnival rides, a car show and nearly 200 retail, food and craft booths in Old Town Camarillo. About $20,000 is raised each […]

Grand Opening Of Somerset At Village At The Park In Camarillo

The community is invited to the model grand opening of Somerset at Village at the Park, D.R. Horton’s newest collection of single-family residences, on Sat., Jan. 10 at 3660 Gazebo Lane, Camarillo. Priced from the mid $700,000s, these luxurious new single-family residences have up to 3,361 square feet of living space, providing room for a growing family. Featuring up to […]

Learn more about managing Type 2 diabetes

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will hold a free diabetes class from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wed., Jan. 28 at the Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. The class will cover information about Type 2 diabetes with the development of an individual plan of care that includes diet, medication, exercise and bloodsugar monitoring. New developments in […]

Meditation classes help vets with PTSD

Enhancing skills for wise decisions a goal

Veterans returning from an overseas deployment—especially from a combat zone—often feel a variety of emotions, including stress, rage and fear. To help service members handle the effects of a dramatic life change, the Camarillo Health Care District is offering Mindfulness for Veterans, a Tuesday night class that began Jan. 6. Open only to veterans and members of the military, the […]


The Acorn’s guide to what’s going on

FRI., JAN. 9 Encore Club 9:30 a.m. at Thunderbird Mobile Home Park, 200 S. Conejo School Road, Thousand Oaks. Game Day. Contact: Lynn Jones. Phone: 818.707. 7822. Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club 9:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Presentation by Carol Sanders titled “Positive Attitude 101.” Luncheon cost: $22. RSVP required. Contact: Lynn. Phone: 818.808.3340. […]


Months before this film came to theaters, the tagline on the first teaser poster accurately and succinctly summarized its plot: “The true enigma was the man who cracked the code.” His name was Alan Turing (Cumberbatch). And from the beginning, he was “different.” In a British school system that stressed the “classics,” he preferred the sciences; in a so- ciety […]

Donations needed for Casa Pacifica coat drive

Lydia Gable of Keller Williams Realty and Rick Winters of Winters Financial Group will hold the fifth annual Casa Pacifica Coat Drive and Winter Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 10 at Three Springs Park, 3000 Three Springs Drive, Westlake Village. This year, the event is a week early in order to benefit kids with the cooler […]

Person-centered care

Last month I met my new neighbor’s 4-year-old daughter. I was with my dog, Rolo, and the little girl explained to me that her brother, just 22 months, was “obsessed” with dogs. It was a big word for a 4-yearold. Her ability to recall the word and use it correctly was impressive. At 4, this little girl may make more […]

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