Carl Thompson, 76, was architect of Camarillo High championship teams

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Quarterbacks Joe Borchard and Scott Cline guided Camarillo High to CIF football championships in two separate decades, Behind their success, stood an architect named Carl Thompson. The longtime Camarillo football coach, who had been battling leukemia, died Feb. 17 at age 76 at Pleasant Valley Hospital. Nicknamed “Coach,” Thompson guided Camarillo to a school-record 106 […]

Camarillo stops Thousand Oaks in CIF-SS Division 2AA second round

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For one night, Micaela Pericone Kapp got the Kate Middleton treatment. A senior wing for the Camarillo High girls’ basketball team, Pericone-Kapp illuminated the court with her diverse skills, then got mobbed by the media. She got interviewed by Time Warner Cable’s television crew. “That was cool,” Pericone- Kapp said. “Being on TV is cool, […]

Rio Mesa senior Youth of the Year

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Chloe Parker has found a way to make volunteering fun. For her, helping the community means dancing, singing and staging a musical production. The 17-year-old Camarillo resident was named Youth of the Year by the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce for her involvement with Pleasant Valley Education Foundation’s performing arts program CineMagic and for her active […]

Federal law requires a level playing field for disabled student athletes

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Watch football and baseball player Devin Williams make a tackle or tag a runner out at first base, and it’s tough to tell the 16-year-old Rio Mesa High School athlete is any different from the other boys on the field. The only giveaway that the athlete is severely hard of hearing is the presence of […]