April 15, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Tips to help seniors reduce medication errors

For many seniors, taking medication is part of their daily routine. Unfortunately, medication errors can occur, but through special attention and careful monitoring they can be prevented. More...

Simi Valley Hospital Foundation has new executive director

Lorri Adams has been named executive director of the Simi Valley Hospital Foundation. More...

Business

FRI., APRIL 16

Full Story

FRI., APRIL 16

Concerts for a Cause

Leukemia-stricken Allison Ray, 21, of Simi Valley, will be the beneficiary of proceeds from "All 4 Ally" concerts at 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow at Theatre On High Street, 45 High St. More...

Chicks count at the candy shop

One fine spring day, Mother Henny went shopping at Dr. Conkey More...

Pets

PET OF THE WEEK

Sponsored by Park Pet Hospital

Cleo has been at the shelter for two months. She More...

Police Blotter

April 11. Between 5 a.m. on Apr. 8 and 5:30 p.m. on April 11, someone broke into a home in the 11800 block of Barletta Place. A Sony PlayStation 2, game controller, memory card and seven PlayStation games were reported stolen. More...

Family

Local campaign stresses pool-drowning prevention

As summer approaches, the Emergency Medical Services Agency (EMSA) is starting its third year in a Ventura County drowning-prevention campaign to remind parents and caregivers of various safety tips to prevent children from drowning without a sound. More...

‘Mommy, tell him I’m not

a carrot!

KIM RAMSEYER/Moorpark Acorn HE'S ON A BUNNY BUMMER- Above, Dylan Zunker, 14 months, had enough fun by the time his picture was taken with the Kiwanis Easter bunny. More...

Advocates sought to support domestic violence victims

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...

On The Town

Classic rock highlights benefit concert for leukemia patient

Lori Porter
porter@theacorn.com

When tribute band Led Zepplica sings "Whole Lotta Love" this weekend at Moorpark More...

Camarillo Community Theatre presents ‘The Sound of Music’

Camarillo Community Theatre will present "The Sound of Music" from Fri., April 23 through Sun., May 30 at 330 Skyway Drive, Camarillo (at the Camarillo Airport). More...

Denizens of hell have a hot time in classic Shaw play

California Lutheran University More...

Editorials

Get ready for worse news at the gas pump

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is cutting production of crude oil, and that More...

Guest opinion

Immigration enforcement key to preventing terrorist attack

Hidden by the political swiping that filled the airwaves and newspaper columns in the wake of last week More...

Subject: Boom in "baby boom"

The other day, I was in one of the markets here in town and I overheard a woman explaining to her two small children what a terrifying and dangerous world it is today. More...

Local woman critically injured in high-speed crash

An incident in the Conejo Valley last week once again proved that alcohol, high speed and young drivers make a bad recipe for the road. More...

Statewide gas prices continue to climb

The average statewide gasoline price rose 53 cents per gallon between Dec. 29 and April 5, when the average cost of unleaded vehicle fuel in California was $2.12 per gallon. More...

Area deputy honored

The county More...

Community

Celebrate Earth Day, birthday

The city of Thousand Oaks will host its seventh annual Arbor/Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 17 at Conejo Creek Park North, 1379 E. More...

Workshops emphasize cooperation, take the sting out of divorce

The Coalition for Collaborative Divorce sponsors workshops to help individuals discover an inexpensive cooperative divorce process without going to court, thus helping families avoid unnecessary stress and extensive litigation costs. More...

Officers wait tables in Tip-a-Cop events to benefit Special Olympics

In the coming weeks, law enforcement officers will put the fun into fundraising at Tip-a-Cop events held in area restaurants. More...

Schools

Education hotline encourages parents to call in their questions, concerns

Parents may speak directly but anonymously with a school principal or school psychologist on Sun., Mon. and Tues., April 18, 19 and 20 when the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) hosts its 15th annual Hotline. More...

Students host mock car dealership

Full Story

Moorpark cheerleaders host cheer clinic

The Moorpark College Cheerleaders will host the inaugural Moorpark College Cheer Clinic from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat., April 24 in the gymnasium at 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. More...

Sports

Moorpark baseball will vie for post-season berth

At the halfway point of the Marmonte League baseball season, Moorpark High is riding in the center of the standings, but it More...

Up, up and away

KIM RAMSEYER/Moorpark Acorn GOING FOR IT-James Lindquist choreographs a 22-foot-6-inch long jump, which landed him third place overall. These are the 46th Annual Mt. More...

Columns

Those Barbarians Up North

I love a good display of roses. Fragrances that envelop me and leave me weak in the knees. Buds and flowers that look like works of art, as if they had been sculpted. More...