2017-08-04

Camarillo Girls Softball All-Stars trounce foes



Raising a toast to the town



Social media firm hires manager



Social Spice Media, a full-service digital marketing agency serving Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, recently hired Ojai resident Stephanie L. Osorio as its new senior social media manager. Osorio is a digital marketer with over four years of experience specializing in growing ecommerce and entertainment brands through both paid and earned social media. She has worked in the nonprofit, automotive, […]

Hangar owners: new lease won’t fly

Supervisors to decide dispute over storage units at Camarillo Airport


A dispute between owners of about 230 hangars at Camarillo Airport and the county’s airport authority could land before the Board of Supervisors next month, the county’s airports director said. Airports director Todd Mc- Namee said the supervisors will get the final say in the long simmering dispute, which Mc- Namee said centers on language contained in the county’s lease […]

Local baseball pitchers make impact in minors



Many homegrown baseball players are playing pro ball. An article published last month in the Acorn highlighted several locals, including Christian Yelich (Westlake High/Miami Marlins) and Jett Bandy (Thousand Oaks/Milwaukee Brewers), but some standouts were accidentally omitted. Moorpark grads Jordan Guerrero and Sean Barry are currently pitching in the minor leagues. Other locals playing pro ball in the minors include […]

Pet of the Week



LIKES CREAM—Peaches is about 2 years old. She is kind and very playful. If you would like to adopt Peaches, ask for ID No. A664834 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.

Tierra Linda student put forth top effort



WHAT A KID—Katelyn Miller, a former fifth-grade student and president of the Tierra Linda Elementary School Junior Optimist Club, was recognized by the Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club as the Youth We Appreciate Award Winner for her school on April 3. Her teacher, Juanita Castro, shown with Katelyn, said the she is in the GATE Program and won first place for […]

Researcher talks truth about sharks



Channel Island Maritime Museum will continue its Speaker Series with shark researcher Apryl DeLancey from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 16 at 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard. DeLancey’s presentation, “The Truth about Sharks in Southern California,” will cover the types of sharks found in local waters as well as the difference between shark facts and media hype. Attendees will also […]

‘Fluffy,’ Smash Mouth highlight 142nd Fair

This year’s event runs until Aug. 13


Look! A giant pirate ship! Better get ready to . . . flea? Yes, at the 142nd annual Ventura County Fair, landlubbers who escape from a pirate ship display in the Horticulture Room just might run smack into Leroy & Lee’s Circus of Fleas. And if that isn’t enough to leave you bug-eyed, this year’s fair—which opened Wednesday and runs […]

Turner is young at heart

Los Angeles Dodger All-Star directs hundreds at youth baseball camp at Royal

BASEBALL Justin Turner hardly ever missed a Cal State Fullerton baseball camp while growing up in Southern California. Born in Long Beach, Turner made the short trip to Titan Stadium, now Goodwin Field, multiple times every year for the youth camps taught by Titan athletes and coaches. “I think I went to all of them,” said the Los Angeles Dodgers’ […]