Volunteer honored for spearheading charity ride

Event benefits Red Cross program for service members

Keenly aware of the physical, emotional and financial challenges soldiers and their families face during and after deployment, Ken Bauer said it is important the community rally around those in need. That’s why Bauer, a board member for the American Red Cross of Central California’s Ventura County chapter, helped spearhead the inaugural Operation: Ride for the Red last November to […]

Rio Mesa grad from remote Mexican village is college-bound

Will continue to work infields to help support family until he leaves for CSU East Bay

Although many of his fellow Rio Mesa High School grads will spend the next few weeks with friends or hanging out at the beach, Jose Luis Mendoza spent the Saturday after his graduation ceremony picking strawberries to help support his family. “You get paid based on how many boxes you pick,” the 18-year-old said. “If you’re fast, you can make […]

Pella French doors lead to backyard at this North Ranch home

This house is on a cul-desac in North Ranch. The family home is light and bright with high ceilings throughout and many upgrades. There are five large bedrooms plus an office. The front door leads into a grand entryway. The formal living room to the left has shabby chic decor wood floors, a fireplace and custom foldaway doors that lead […]

Custom entertainer’s home has Hydronic heated floors throughout to keep you warm

Backyard includes six-person spa and built-in barbecue grill

Enter through the custom front door to a great room with high ceiling, hardwood floors and a fireplace with space for entertaining. The kitchen has granite countertops, large double door pantry, deep farmhouse sink, custom cabinets and Jenn Air stove. The dining area is large. The master bedroom has a fireplace, soaking tub, walk-in shower and large walk-in closets. Amenities […]

The Woodlands has lots of amenities, from 5-acre park to sport courts

The Woodlands is a new master-planned community by KB Home and Lennar with views and scenic natural surroundings. The Woodlands offers an array of on-site amenities and proximity to off-site facilities in Simi Valley. Amenities include a planned 5-acre park with picnic tables, a tot lot, sport courts and open grassy areas. Nearby is a system of public hiking, biking […]

Giving Back is always in Style

Temple to host screening of film ‘Ida’

Event kicks off with catered dinner

The Men’s and Women’s Club of Temple Ner Ami will present a dinner and movie night Sat., July 30 at 515 Temple Ave., Camarillo. The catered deli dinner will begin at 5 p.m. followed by a brief Havdalah service at 6:15 p.m. and a screening of the movie “Ida” at 6:30 p.m. Script editor Richard Erlich will act as emcee […]

Events, activities coming up at senior center

Schedule includes bocce ball event

The Pleasant Valley Senior Center will offer the following presentations and activities at 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo. For more information, call the center at (805) 482-4881, unless listed otherwise. Tues., June 28 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Free Independence Day dance with music by the Seniors of Note band. Thurs., July 7: Monthly lunch and movie event. Cost of […]

Cast in ‘fun’ show exude talent, style

Musical runs through July 10

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Wiz’ With the success of last December’s live NBC production of “The Wiz,” interest in the 1975 “urban” version of “The Wizard of Oz” has been rekindled. “The Wiz” was a huge hit in its day, becoming a cultural touchstone at a time when black music and black pride were in the midst of a renaissance. […]

Pet of the Week

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

LITTLE LADY—Lovie is an 8-year-old female Chihuahua. She is really sweet, friendly and lovable. Lovie has plenty of energy to run around and go on walks. If you would like to adopt Lovie, ask for animal ID No. A645278 at the Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check www.vcas.us before visiting the shelter.