Camarillo High program steers students to careers in agriculture

Boy is sitting on the tractor.

Bruce Ritchey says he is often asked why there is an Agriculture Department at Camarillo High School. The department’s longtime chairman and 33-year instructor at the school gives a quick answer: Agriculture is the largest industry in California – larger than the tourism, entertainment and high-tech industries – Ritchey points out, and Ventura County ranks […]

Court of appeal

Girl hit the ball.

One team lost seven seniors to graduation. Another brings back its entire starting crew. One team is gunning for a shot at the top. The other’s trying to snag a sixth straight Pacific View League championship. Although the girls’ tennis squads at Camarillo and Rio Mesa high schools appear miles apart, they’re not that different. […]

OUHSD moves forward with new high school

Empty field.

The Oxnard Union High School District board of trustees has chosen an architect to design the new magnet high school and performing arts center on a 77-acre property next to the Camarillo Library on Las Posas Road. The vote was made during last week’s board meeting in Oxnard. District staff will negotiate a contract with […]