Concerts coming to Senior Center

The Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District’s Senior Center at 1605 E. Burnley St. will offer the following programs. For more information or to make reservations, when requested, call (805) 482-4881. Camarillo Café at 7:30 p.m. Fri., March 16: Open mic night; includes bluegrass and country music by the Cache Valley Drifters. $20 donation will be requested. Ventura Classical Guitar […]

Casa Pacifica cottages provide a place for recovery

Substance-abuse treatment centers to open this spring

Construction of two residential substance abuse treatment cottages on the campus of Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is on schedule, with a grand opening for the new program set for this spring, officials said. The 24-acre foster youth services center just outside of Camarillo broke ground last April on two residential units for foster youths with substance abuse […]


FRI., MARCH 9 Spring Arts And Crafts Boutique 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Spring holiday gifts, lunch and baked goods for sale. Contact: Valerie at church office. Phone: 805.526.6231. Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moorpark Country Club, 11800 Championship […]

Celebrating a century of life

Monroe Crossing brings hot bluegrass from the frozen north

CONCERT REVIEW We rarely get to see bluegrass concerts here in the Conejo Valley, so when it was announced that the group Monroe Crossing would be performing at Larry Janss’ Four Friends Gallery in Thousand Oaks, there was cause for celebration. Named in honor of bluegrass’ originator and founding father Bill Monroe, Monroe Crossing makes its home base in the […]

Tennis tourney a good call

Pet of the Week

TAKING IT EASY—Thor, 6, enjoys lounging around and receiving human affection. If you would like to adopt Thor, ask for ID No. A681610 at Ventura County Animal Services in Camarillo, 600 Aviation Drive. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check vcas.us before visiting the shelte

Report takes deep look at city’s goals, concerns

10-section document lists council’s priorities

The Camarillo City Council has a lot of work to do in the upcoming year. The council voted unanimously to adopt its goals and objectives, which includes working closely with California State University Channel Islands, creating a more business-enabling environment and easing traffic congestion on the 101 Freeway. The 10-section document, which is updated and voted on each year, gives […]

Alzheimer’s program at library

Help and Hope, a free program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia and their partners, provides information to promote quality of life and family health. A program of the Alzheimer’s Association California Central Chapter and co-sponsored by the Camarillo Library, Help and Hope will offer four modules over two days: Saturdays, March 10 and […]

Moorpark reenactment pits brother against brother

The Blue and The Gray brings Civil War to Life

Seven score and fifteen years ago, Union and Confederate soldiers fought the Battle of Gettysburg, often described as the turning point of the Civil War. Residents will have a chance to get up close and personal with American history Sat. and Sun., March 17 and 18 at The Blue and the Gray, the Civil War reenactment hosted by the Rotary […]