Top trends to inspire, enhance your outdoor living

Outdoor living spaces rank first among special function rooms desired by consumers, according to the American Institute for Architects, and so homeowners are expected to be going all-in for the outdoors in 2018. Trex Company, a maker of premium decking and railing, has gleaned insights from contractors, homeowners and industry experts to compile the following outdoor living trends that will […]

Report gives college high marks for student transfer rate

64 percent of students complete degrees in six years

Students at Moorpark College complete their degrees and transfer to other universities quicker than those at the 114 other community colleges in California, according to recent findings by the California Community College Board of Governors. Moorpark College has the highest six-year completion rate in the state at 64 percent. The state average for community colleges is 48.2 percent, the report […]


FRI. SEPT. 21 U.N. International Day Of Peace Concert, Expo 7 p.m. at Agoura High School performing arts education center, 28545 Driver Ave. Presentations and live music. Proceeds benefot educationbased organizations. Tickets: $25 general admission, $15 children and students. Web: buildabetterworldfoundation.org. Ventura County Astronomical Society 7:15 to 9 p.m. at Moorpark College Forum, 7075 Campus Road. Former space shuttle payload […]

Long-lost Twain farce reaps laughs

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Is He Dead?’

One of the delights of the 2007 Broadway season was “Is He Dead?,” a comic play written by Mark Twain in 1898 that wasn’t discovered until 2003, when it was resurrected and published for print by Twain scholar Shelley Fisher Fishkin, who unearthed it from Twain’s archives at UC Berkeley. The play, adapted for the stage by David Ives, is […]

Church stays grounded in truth

In light of recent scandals surrounding Catholic clergy and the decline in Protestant church membership, perhaps we should stop and ask, just what is the church? Is the church merely a social club? A social service agency? A community group like the Rotary or Kiwanis? A therapy/support group? A corrupt organization that has outlived its usefulness? Or is the church […]

Christian rocker brings all types of hits to Camarillo

Kevin Max of DC Talk fame to play acoustic show Sunday night

Kevin Max may have won four Grammys for making rock gospel albums, but when he comes to Camarillo on Sept. 23, the audience shouldn’t be surprised if they hear some Bowie, Beatles or Bob Dylan. Max is a singer best known for his time with Christian band DC Talk, a trio that blended hip-hop, rock and pop on its way […]

Warehouse Discount Center aims to meet clients’ expectations

q& a/// Warehouse Discount Center What is your goal for this advertorial? What do you want to convey to our readers? The purpose of this advertorial is to raise awareness of the customer experience we cultivate at WDC Kitchen & Bath. Can you share a little about your firm and how it has evolved? WDC Kitchen & Bath Center, founded […]

Get prepared at the Emergency Expo

The City of Camarillo and Camarillo LDS Church will host the seventh annual Emergency Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. 22 in Constitution Park at Carmen Drive and Paseo Camarillo. The free event will help attendees prepare their home or business for emergencies. The expo will include face painting and bounce houses for the kids as well […]

Alma Via turns up the heat on Alzheimer’s

Crafty minds at work