FRI., JUNE 9 SeaShore Porcelain Artists 9:30 a.m. to noon at Chapel City Church, 2315 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Show and tell, panel discussion with four speakers, audience Q&A. Contact: Ingrid. Phone: 805.798.3752. Email: ischuh0506@aol.com. Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship Drive. Program by Wendy Mitchell of Blue Ridge Honey. Luncheon cost: […]

The champs!

Scorpion softball team wins third section title in program history

SOFTBALL /// Camarillo 4, Poly of Riverside 0 High school doesn’t last that long. Days go by. Seasons come and go. Those short four years are just a pit stop in the marathon of life for some students. For Camarillo High’s softball team, 2017 will be known, forever, as the Year of the Scorpion. It’s the year the Scorpions brought […]

Art and dance for seniors

Center offers summer events

The Pleasant Valley Senior Center at 1605 E. Burnley St. will offer the following activities. For more information or reservations, if required, call (805) 482-4881. Tues., June 20 at 1 p.m., Nicole Boykin of Meditech will discuss the benefits of Cal Fresh. RSVP required. Tues., June 27 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., there will be a free Independence Day Dance […]

Walk with ease at park

Health district sets activities

The Camarillo Health Care District at 3639 E. Las Posas Road will offer the following events and activities. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through July 14 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., the Arthritis Foundation’s free “Walk with Ease” group takes place at Arneill Ranch Park, 1301 Sweetwater Ave., Camarillo. Participants use customized walking plans to boost energy, strengthen muscles and joints, […]

County hires new medical examiner

Worked in Oregon before coming here

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved the appointment of Dr. Christopher Young as the county’s new medical examiner. Young will begin his duties July 2 with an annual salary of $320,000. The 47-year-old doctor lives in Oregon, where he served in the state’s ME office as a forensic pathologist for almost 13 years, most recently as the deputy state […]

Teacher’s aide begins new chapter

Peg Huber retiring after 30 years

When Peg Huber first got called to work as a substitute teacher’s aide for middle school students in Pleasant Valley School District more than 30 years ago, she turned the job down. “I was scared to death of those junior high kids,” the Camarillo resident said. “So instead I went to sub in the lower grades.” Huber, who was hired […]

His first year at the helm

Contreras assesses his debut as Rio Mesa principal

GRADUATION 2017 /// Rio Mesa High School When Rio Mesa High School Principal Bill Dabbs retired at the end of the 2015-16 school year, he had a ready successor in mind to take over the 2,100-student campus. Mark Contreras, a 20-year educator and a former assistant principal at Channel Islands High, would be a “very successful principal” for Rio Mesa, […]

Splash down to summer

Indian Hills home in Simi Valley with entertainer’s backyard

Updated kitchen includes garden window and breakfast bar

This Indian Hills single-story home is in northeast Simi Valley and offers four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,081 square feet of living space and a 9,794-squarefoot landscaped lot with an extra wide driveway for RV parking. This Peppertree Plan II offers upgrades and a double-door entry with a two-story ceiling and chandelier. The step-down living room has a brick fireplace and […]

Casa Pacifica raises glasses and funds

Wine, food and brew fest nets $450K for shelter

The 24th annual Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food and Brew Festival took place June 4. Although a final number is still being determined, the estimate is that the festival raised over $450,000 net toward the $3-million budget gap Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families must raise each year to support its programs serving Ventura and Santa Barbara counties’ abused, […]