April 1, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Police nab area burglars

According to the latest crime data, Simi Valley and Thousand Oaks still top the list as the safest cities in America. But although law enforcement has put a lid on violent crime, property crimes continue to threaten residents. More...

Business

Upgrade technology to reap business tax advantages

Many small businesses have found a way to make tax time seem less taxing: Invest in new technology. More...

Schools

Local firm gives college seminars for parents

Anyone who More...

High-schoolers qualify for water polo team

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Lecturer explores influences on Allende

Oxnard College Professor Elain Alarcon-Toten will lecture on "The Role of the Artist in the Work of Isabel Allende" from noon to 12:50 p.m. Wed., April 14 in the Clock Tower Auditorium (LS-8) on the campus at 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

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Theodore More...

On The Town

Richie Havens packs Theater on High Street

Although some residents may have thought they felt an earthquake, it really was just Richie Havens performing at the Theater on High Street in Moorpark Saturday night that shook things up. More...

"Eternal Sunshine

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Festival of one-act plays lets writers voices be heard

Moorpark College Studio Theatre will present a festival of one-act plays from Wed., April 21 through Sat., May 1 at the college, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. More...

Columns

Unofficial motor sports–Part II

This week I thought I More...

Get Up and Ride Again

For some of us, life is hard, then it gets harder. Encouraging or optimistic acquaintances remind us that Things could get worse, as if that was a bona fide cheer-up thought. More...

Editorials

Happy to be here

There is a deep satisfaction that follows publishing each new issue of the Moorpark Acorn. The paper is only six months old, and there More...

Teen sentenced in manslaughter case

The Moorpark driver who struck down a young couple on Highway 101 in Newbury Park was sentenced last week in Ventura County Superior Court. More...

Moorpark Boys & Girls Club event ‘biggest year ever’

The Boys & Girls Club gala, "All That Jazz," proved all that profitable last Saturday night at the Moorpark Country Club. More...

Out of the garage, into the fund

MICHAEL COONS/Moorpark Acorn FUNDRAISING FOR A WORTHY CAUSE--Maureen Axelrad, left, and Andy Pletcher shop for books during The Firewalkers Relay for Life team garage sale in Moorpark on Saturday. More...

Community

Crash injures local deputies

Two off-duty deputies of the Ventura County Sheriff More...

Promoting the arts

MICHAEL COONS/Moorpark Acorn 'LISTEN UP'-Brenton Kossak, left, and Jennifer Bliman play their bass and French horn to promote the music department at Moorpark College during the Academic Faire and Job Expo at Moorpark College on Tuesday. More...

CHP receives grant for mature driver education

The coastal division office of the California Highway Patrol has received a $51,664 traffic safety grant geared toward mature driver education. More...

Sports

Rotary Relays held at Moorpark High School

Photos by MICHAEL COONS/Moorpark Acorn LONG JUMPERS-On the left, sixth-grader Jessica Takasugi of Chapperal Middle School jumps 11 feet, 3 inches during the Moorpark Rotary Relays at Moorpark High School on Friday. More...

Musketeers beat Coyotes in boys league volleyball

The Moorpark boys More...

Letters

Youth sports is a soundtrack to our community

The soundtrack of the Moorpark community could be the loud cheers of parents and friends at youth sports league contests. More...

The influence of fear

I know that not all Muslims are terrorists; however, credit for a lot of terrorist acts has been claimed by Muslim terrorist organizations and many Muslim clerics have publicly encouraged their followers to commit acts of terrorism. More...

Well, shut my mouth

This week the Senate will vote on the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act (SB 2056) which has significant ramifications for free speech and artistic freedom and directly impacts performers and announcers by increasing existing fines from $11,000 to $50 More...