January 1, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Moorpark hospice provides training

TLC Home Hospice will provide free training sessions designed to educate new volunteers on hospice care, on Mon., Jan. 12, Wed., Jan. 14 and Mon., Jan. More...

Colorectal cancer patients sought for clinical trial

Cancer centers across the country are looking for patients with advanced colorectal cancer to participate in two new studies that are currently underway. More...

Listening program seeks help

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D) is a national nonprofit organization that records audio textbooks for students of all ages with vision, physical and learning disabilities. More...

Sports

Former Moorpark hoopster plays a big role at CLU

Special to the Moorpark Acorn

Since the days of his early youth, Ron Russ of Moorpark has lived for basketball. More...

Football all-stars compete tomorrow at MPCC

Acorn Sports Writer

The 5th annual CaliFlorida Bowl, which features the best football players from California pitted against the best from Florida, will be played at Moorpark College Friday night at 6 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Dec. 24. At 11:15 a.m. in the 2800 block of Camino Dos Rios in Newbury Park, a woman was arrested for stealing money from her employer The theft of $270 from a cash register was reported to occur Dec. More...

Family

Foster homes needed for youth in Ventura County

The Ventura County Human Services Agency reports a need for foster homes in the county. In 1991 Ventura County had 341 foster homes but that number has dropped to 196 homes. More...

Workshop explores autism spectrum

Ventura County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) will host a workshop titled "Social Thinking" from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 8 at Ventura County SELPA, 777 Aileen St. More...

Family Interface seeks domestic violence advocate volunteers

Interface Children Family Services is seeking volunteers to support women and children victims of domestic violence in the community. Volunteers will be provided with a comprehensive 40-hour training. More...

Editorials

A community rich in artistic resources

If there is one thing that the city of Moorpark has, it is an appreciation for the Arts. More...

Subject: Resolutions

Another year has come and gone. We all celebrated the successful completion of another revolution of the Earth around the sun. I was pretty sure that the earth would make it. More...

Home destroyed while family away for holiday

Along the orchard roads just north of town, fire consumed the family home of Sam Hayward, considered a native daughter by Moorpark old-timers. More...

Community

First 5 Ventura County will review grant application

First 5 Ventura County has released a Request for Applications for Mini Grants of up to $3,500. The total funding under this initiative is $25,000. More...

Strickland announces Fellowship Program applications

State Assemblyman Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) has announced the availability of applications for the 2004-2005 Assembly Fellowship Program. More...

Getting Bunco’d up for the big game

KIM RAMSEYER/Moorpark Acorn Ladies practice Bunko at the Active Adult Center for an upcoming tournament. L to R: Joyce Barnett, Mary Puebla, Carole Woolsey, Patti Dunckhorst, and Hope Bob. More...

Business

Reverse mortgage draws senior homeowners in record numbers

A home-financing alternative that allows senior citizens to tap the equity in their homes to supplement their retirement incomes is quickly gaining popularity. More...

Tips for time management

Juggling the responsibilities that come with owning your own business can be quite a feat-especially if you More...

Magazine wins honors

CPS Publishing of Ventura, publishers of Homes & Land Magazines covering west Ventura County, San Fernando, Conejo, Simi and Santa Clarita Valleys, recently received the "National Associate Publisher of the Year Award" from the Tallahas More...

Pets

PET OF THE WEEK

This is Speck, a sweet, young, female cat who is looking for a new home for the new year - could it be yours? More...

On The Town

Mancini on Mancini

On Jan. 10 at the Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks, the Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will welcome the New Year with "Mancini at the Movies," a tribute to Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning composer Henry Mancini. More...

"Cold Mountain"

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