FRI., JULY 22 Movies In The Park 7 p.m. at Peach Hill Park, 13204 Peach Hill Road, Moorpark. Games and crafts at 7 p.m. Outdoor screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (PG-13) begins at dusk about 7:45 p.m. Bring lawn seating and picnic. Guests can wear costumes. Free admission. Phone: 805.517.6300. Web: www.moorparkca.gov/recreation. Free Movie Night Dusk on lower […]

Granite wet bar part of spacious family room at Foxmoor Hills home

This upgraded home in the Foxmoor Hills neighborhood features four bedrooms and three bathrooms and is approximately 2,357 square feet. The living and formal dining areas feature vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors. The remodeled kitchen has granite counters, a pantry and upgraded stainless steel appliances. The spacious family room has a fireplace, built-in speakers and a granite wet bar. Downstairs […]

Clothed in God—it fits just right

Sometimes God uses the strangest means to get our attention. God tells the prophet Jeremiah to buy a brand-new linen loincloth, a type of underwear. He is to put it on but not to wash it (Jeremiah 13:1-11). The NIV translation says “belt,” but “loincloth” is a more powerful image. After wearing the loincloth for a while, Jeremiah receives further […]

‘Culture of Honor’ book helps pastor learn to foster loving environment

Christians must work on building healthy relationships, he says

The Rev. Reggie Mercado believes when people walk into a church, they should feel they’ve entered a safe place free of condemnation or judgment. The pastor of the Fountain Foursquare Church in Moorpark said, unfortunately, there are some churches that don’t offer such sanctuary. Mercado said he remembers attending churches that had a “culture of punishment,” driving away those who […]


Photos in exhibit depict life of Cuban people The Camarillo Art Center will host a free exhibit by Beva Lopez featuring photographs of her recent trip to Cuba from 5 to 8 p.m. Sat., July 23 through Sun., July 31 at 3150 E. Ponderosa Drive. The Camarillo artists’s presentation is from a photojournalistic point of view, capturing the everyday life […]

Pianist comes to arts plaza

Grammy-nominated jazz pianist David Benoit will play at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 5 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Since launching his recording career in 1977, Benoit has made over 25 solo recordings, including “This Side Up,” “Freedom and Midnight” and the Grammy-nominated “Every Step of the Way.” His […]

Musical makes a splash at Cabrillo Theatre

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Little Mermaid’ Stage magic has never been as enchanting as in Cabrillo Music Theatre’s latest offering, Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” which runs through Sun., July 24 in the Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The production incorporates a dizzying array of colorful costumes, special effects and sumptuous music in presenting the 2008 musical version […]

Restaurant is a ‘cut’ above

Includes buffet and tasting offerings

Foodies, families and area residents, get ready to be wowed, amazed and delighted by the newest culinary experience to hit the Conejo Valley. There’s nothing like it around here so you’ll have to check out Cut 360 for yourself to truly understand its “American churrascaria” style of dining. From the herb garden and wrap-around patio on the outside to the […]

Brentwood tract home on corner lot has formal dining room, butler’s pantry

This house is in the Brentwood tract on a sweeping corner lot. This nearly new home has five large bedrooms, a bonus room and five bathrooms. The master bedroom suite downstairs has a coffered ceiling and French door leading to the backyard. The large master bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub, oversize shower and large walk-in closet. Also downstairs are another […]

Film based on true story of undercover agent with big job

Bryan Cranston’s face has a lived-in look. It’s a face that makes it appear he’s seen more than he’s ready to talk about and done more than he’s willing to reveal, but he’s come to terms with it all. It’s the right look to play Bob Mazur, a good man walking a tightrope into very bad situations. He’s the right […]