Girl Scouts can reach for the stars

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast presented a Reach for the Stars event the evening of Aug. 25 at the Pacifica High School performing arts center, 600 E. Gonzales Road, Oxnard. At the free event, titled “Tardeada with Dunia Elvir,” parents learned about Girl Scout programs and talked to GSCCC staff. Elvir is a Telemundo news anchor, Girl Scout mom […]

Musician comes home for a gem of a show

CONCERT PREVIEW /// Jade Hendrix The bucolic, upper-middleclass wilds of Ojai may be a long way from the Mississippi Delta, but growing up there didn’t stop singer-songwriter Jade Hendrix from imbuing her songs with plenty of soul. Hendrix will be performing at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks on Sat., Sept. 15 in a rare concert of […]

Home on corner lot has pool, spa, basketball court

Property is also zoned for horses

Located on a sweeping corner lot, this approximately 4,300-square-foot custom family home sits on a lot of over half an acre. The property is zoned for horses and includes paved RV access, a pool/spa, basketball court, putting green, large built-in barbecue center, gazebo, treehouse and huge covered patio. The interior has four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The original bedroom downstairs […]

Alternative fuel cars making good headway

COMMENTARY /// Going green

The California green vehicle market continues to experience growth throughout the state, especially with increasing electric vehicle sales, which now make up more than 3 percent of total new vehicle sales year to date, an increase from 2.4 percent over this time last year. According to the California Green Vehicle Report, an independent research study, the overall California vehicle market […]

Kids who love hoops can sign up

An evening onstage with a treasured troubadour

Whether onstage or on record, Grammy-winning singersongwriter Loudon Wainwright III is never less than candid and confessional. The treasured troubadour is set to perform an intimate, oneman show at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Scherr Forum Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. He came to fame in 1972 when his song “Dead Skunk” became a Top 20 hit. […]

Dilbeck Real Estate expands into west Ventura County

Opens new luxury office in Camarillo

Dilbeck Real Estate is opening a new luxury office in Camarillo. With nearly seven decades as an independently owned and operated company, Dilbeck is spreading its SoCal roots into west Ventura County. Joining 13 offices and over 600 agents, Dilbeck Camarillo is bridging the gap between hometown charm and luxury living. Heading up the latest estates office are sales managers […]