Restaurant offers authentic Brazilian fare that appeals to the senses

The name of this Conejo Valley restaurant dances delightfully off the tongue in the same way its excellently crafted signature dish deliciously tantalizes the palate. Moqueca Brazilian Restaurant is named for its featured fish stew. The recipe comes from the owner’s heritage on the island of Vitória on the southeastern coast of central Brazil, where each family has crafted its […]

Rabbi from Israel feels at home at Christian university

Michael leads interfaith services at Cal Lutheran

The rabbi at California Lutheran University is doing her part to spread religious acceptance by hosting weekly interfaith chapel services on campus. Rabbi Belle Michael, an Oak Park resident who immigrated to the United States from Israel after her country’s war with Lebanon 10 years ago, exudes gratitude, universal spirituality, intellect and grace in her role as adviser for the […]

Artists’ dark side will be displayed

Studio Channel Islands will present a free pop-up exhibit titled “In the Dark” from 7 to 9 p.m. Sat., Oct. 29 at 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Artists taking part in the show were encouraged to turn off the lights, summon spirits and become one with their frightful side as they created their “best, darkest works of art.” Costumes are optional. […]

Former Eagles guitarist to take the stage in Ojai

The Community Memorial Healthcare and Ojai Valley Community Hospital foundations will present this year’s At the Bowl benefit concert featuring Don Felder, a former lead guitarist with the Eagles, on Sat., Oct. 22 at the Libbey Bowl, 210 S. Signal St., Ojai. Felder, who played with the Eagles for 27 years, co-wrote their biggest hit, “Hotel California,” which he will […]

Tony Award-nominated musical comes to Thousand Oaks

‘Bring it On’ plays through Oct. 16

Panic Productions is presenting the musical “Bring it On” through Oct. 16 at the Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. This production is directed by Nicolas Womack with musical direction by Ben Ginsberg and choreography by Keenon Hooks. This Tony Award-nominated […]

Ready, Set…. Dance!


FRI., OCT. 7 Fall Arts And Crafts Fair/ Rummage Sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Over 50 artisans sell jewelry, pottery, gift items. Rummage sale rooms. Free admission. Pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday only. $5 for breakfast. Phone: 805.583.6363. ‘The Sorcerer’ 8 p.m. at Hillcrest Center […]

Sit back, relax and enjoy the movie

Pet of the Week

GETTING TO KNOW YOU— Madeline is a dachshund mix. She is timid but likes people. To adopt Madeline, ask for ID No. A650614 at Ventura County Animal Services in Camarillo, 600 Aviation Drive. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check www.vcas.us before visiting the shelter.

Seabees show they ‘Can do!’ for seniors

Sailors volunteer to deliver meals

When three Navy Seabees dressed in green camouflage uniforms showed up at Mike Harold’s door Wednesday with his weekly meal delivery, it made the 83-year-old Korean War veteran’s day. “Are you my guys? Come on in, come on in,” a beaming Harold said, shaking their hands and ushering the three servicemen into his living room. For the next 20 minutes […]