Ventura beach house is close to Marina Park, schools, shopping

Just 12 lots from the sand and ocean, and has ocean views from rooftop deck

This beach bungalow getaway in Ventura Beach has two bedrooms and two baths in 1,189 square feet of living space. The location is on one of Pierpont’s premier lanes and is the 12th lot from the sand, beach and Pacific Ocean. Panoramic island, mountain and ocean views can be seen from the rooftop deck. The den could be used as […]


FRI., MARCH 22 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, baked goods, lunch cafe. Sponsored by United Methodist Women. Phone: 805.526.6231. Jewish Republican Alliance Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. […]

Come and taste the wine, beer

The Cancer Hope Foundation will present its sixth annual wine/ beer tasting event to benefit Camp Keepsake on Sat., April 27 at Las Posas Country Club, 955 Fairway Drive, Camarillo. The fundraiser will feature a silent auction, live music, fine wine paired with hors d’oeuvres, a dessert bar and guests will receive a souvenir wine or beer glass. Cancer Hope […]

Extra! Extra! Show delivers exciting dance numbers, rousing songs

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Newsies’ The concept of a band of rabble rousing street urchins dancing up a storm is nothing new to Broadway. It worked in “Oliver!” “Annie” and “Matilda,” so when Disney Theatrical Productions decided to launch a stage musical based on the 1992 live-action film “Newsies,” anticipation was high. The show’s resulting boxoffice success in 2011 reflected its […]

Organizing: overcoming life’s messes

If organizing is your Achilles’ heel, the solution is to tap into local professionals to help guide you through the process and give you the tools necessary to sustain order. Whether you commit to downsizing a storage unit of inherited items, want to find more family time or desire a more peaceful living space, a professional organizer or productivity consultant […]


The latest advances in home kitchen design and technology

Today’s home chefs are smart and sophisticated. They want the latest tools to simplify their lives and make their culinary dreams a reality. This year’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, North America’s premier industry event, highlighted the top kitchen-design innovations, including smart technology that helps the modern home chef achieve professionallevel results in their own kitchen. Other top themes included […]

Pet of the Week

LOOKING SHARP—Truffle is a 1-year-old female pitbull terrier. If you would like to adopt her, ask for ID No. A704661 at Ventura County Animal Services in Camarillo, 600 Aviation Drive. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so check vcas.us before visiting the shelter.


Lions looking for glasses The Camarillo Amber’s Light Lions Club will collect used eyeglasses and old batteries from 8 a.m. to noon Sat., April 6 at the Camarillo Farmers Market, 2220 Ventura Blvd. Eyeglasses will be refurbished and distributed through eye screening clinics. Lions Clubs are dedicated to preventing blindness and bringing basic eye care and eyeglasses to people in […]

All-around good helper

GIVES FULL EFFORT— Hailey Kraai, a sixth-grade student at Camarillo Academy of Progressive Education School, was given the Youth We Appreciate Award at the lunch meeting of the Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club at the Boys & Girls Club on March 4. Karen Schlemmer, Hailey’s teacher, at left, said the 11-year-old has a 4.0 GPA and gives a 100 percent when […]

Do the right thing

Unified Basketball League tournament is a slam dunk this March Madness

BASKETBALL March Madness games usually mean one basketball team will inevitably suffer a heartbreaking defeat. At Newbury Park High’s Unified Basketball League tournament on March 15, everyone was a winner. Special needs athletes basked in the glory of the greatest game on hardwood as dozens of volunteer high school teammates and hundreds of supportive fans cheered. “It felt awesome,” said […]