May 19, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

From imagination to canvas

MICHAEL COONS/Moorpark Acorn INSPIRED-Joshua Thompson, 9, does his part in painting a mural at Flory School in Moorpark on Friday. Thirty students from Kristen Mason's fourth-grade class worked on the mural. More...

Health & Wellness

Facts about depression

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A kiss to make things better

MICHAEL COONS/Moorpark Acorn HELLO LICK-Ken Park, 14, of Moorpark receives a kiss from Windsor, a 7-year-old yellow Lab, during a visit at Los Robles Regional Medical Center last week. Windsor is part of the Paws for Pets program. More...

Schools

Upward Bound grads look to future

Upward Bound, a college preparation program for first-generation high school students from low-income families in Ventura County, recently conducted its 2004 senior graduation ceremony in Samuelson Chapel of California Lutheran University (CLU). More...

Arroyo West students give musical performances

Arroyo West Elementary will showcase its music programs in a performance at 6 p.m. Wed., June 2 in the Memorial Auditorium at Walnut Canyon Elementary School, 280 Casey Road, Moorpark. More...

CLU grad shares proud moment with prof

SMILE!-Josh Kramer captures a picture with popular retiring Professor Jerry Slattum during commencement ceremonies at California Lutheran University on Saturday. More than 400 students took part in the ceremony. More...

On The Town

New ballet a milestone at Civic Arts Plaza

The first full-length, original ballet with an original score ever to be produced in Ventura County will have its world premiere at the Fred Kavli Theatre tonight, May 21. More...

"A Day Without a Mexican"

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Editorials

Budget gridlock terminated in Sacramento

Regardless of whether you like Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger or not, you can More...

Quotes to chew on

"That best portion of a good man

"A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." More...

Pepper trees win second round in court

At a court hearing Wednesday, a judge prohibited the city of Moorpark from destroying or otherwise damaging five High Street pepper trees that were slated for the hatchet. More...

Local charged with attempted murder

Immigration puts hold on suspect

A Moorpark man who was arrested this week on suspicion of attempted murder will remain in custody without bail, authorities said Tuesday. More...

School board approves site for new campus

Trustees for the Moorpark Unified School District approved the site for a new campus that will serve kindergarten through eighth grade. The decision was delivered at the district board meeting on May 11. More...

Community

Pavley for hybrids in carpool lane

Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills) announced that AB 2628, a bill allowing single-occupant hybrid vehicles to use carpool lanes, was approved by the state Assembly with a bipartisan, 58-14 vote. More...

North Park hearing dates set

North Park Village made a neat and orderly entrance into the chambers of the Moorpark City Council on Wednesday night. More...

Moorpark College breaks ground on track project

KIM RAMSEYER/Moorpark Acorn

STARTING THE JOB More...

Business

Vacations shown to improve staff productivity

Feeling guilty about spending time away from the office this summer? You may be doing your company a favor. More than half (51 percent) of executives surveyed recently said employees are more productive after a vacation than before one. More...

Sports

Moorpark boys’ volleyball eliminated by defending champ

The Moorpark High boys More...

Moorpark Musketeers in CIF baseball playoffs

Moorpark High head coach Scott Fullerton had the right idea as his team played through the baseball season. More...

Police Blotter

May 17. Between 4 p.m. on May 16 and 4 p.m. on May 17, someone broke into a locked storage shed in the 7400 block of Balcom Canyon Road in Somis. Two Ryobi cordless saws, a gas chainsaw, a cordless drill, a toolbox with assorted tools, two children More...

Letters

Signs, signs, everywhere

I am so very happy about our new Moorpark Marketplace. We finally have large stores that offer a varity of items to choose from, and hopefully, they will not endure the same fate that our poor Kmart did. More...

Budget will

United Parents is a Ventura County-based nonprofit organization of families and professionals that are devoted to children and adolescents with emotional, mental and behavioral disorders. More...