May 26, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Sing a song of joy

LIFTING THEIR VOICES-The Moorpark High School Chorus performs for family and friends under the direction of Ray Hebel during Tuesday's Chorus and Soloists Pop Concert at Moorpark High School. MICHAEL COONS Moorpark Acorn More...

Health & Wellness

What is orofacial pain?

Orofacial pain includes a number of clinical problems involving the chewing (masticatory) muscles or temporomandibular joint. More...

Sports

Righetti spoils Musketeers postseason hopes

After riding the backs of nine, gritty seniors to a Marmonte League co-title and a postseason playoff berth, the Moorpark High School baseball team More...

Moorpark track team has record finish as boys take third at CIF

After running away with the Marmonte League title, the Moopark High School track team knew it had a fighting chance for a big showing this past weekend at the CIF-Southern Section Divisional Track and Field Championships at Cerritos College. More...

Finding success in the Deep South

The first collegiate baseball game Zach Penprase ever played in was one the Moorpark native would rather forget. More...

Letters

Letters of thanks from Arroyo

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Stay informed on North Park Village project

The first city council meeting and public hearing to review the proposed North Park Village development took place on May 19 in Moorpark. More...

Quotes to chew on

"The nearest way to glory More...

City endorses transportation tax

The Moorpark City Council joined Camarillo, Fillmore, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula and Simi Valley last week in lending its support to a half-cent sales tax that would fund transportation projects within the county. More...

Local law enforcement prepares for Memorial Day weekend traffic offenders

Local law enforcement agencies are prepared for a higher volume of traffic offenders and crash victims this coming Memorial Day weekend. More...

Community observes Memorial Day

A simple Veterans Memorial was built at the corner of Moorpark and Los Angeles avenues as a way to remember and honor the veterans from Moorpark who did not return home. More...

Community

May 23. Between 10:30 p.m. on May 22 and 9:30 a.m. on May 23, someone broke the rear window of a vehicle in the 400 block of Roberts Avenue. Damages were estimated at more than $400. More...

Red Wagon Parade taking applications

The 2004 Red Wagon Parade will be among the highlights of this year More...

Kids learn kindness at Mountain Meadows

A character education program at Mountain Meadows School brought 10 classes of second-graders together to explore the values of kindness, acceptance, respect and empathy. More...

Schools

Mary Samples named SELPA executive director

The Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Policy Council and the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Office has announced the selection of Mary Samples as the new SELPA executive director. More...

Annual Flory talent show coming Wednesday

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Ventura County libraries close for Memorial Day

The Ventura County Library community libraries will be closed Mon., May 31 for the Memorial Day holiday. More...

Family

Bring picnic, blankets to Fairy Tales in the Park

The Gypsies in a Trunk theatre group will present "Beauty and the Beast" at 10:30 a.m. Sat., June 5 at Foxfield Park, 31965 Foxfield Drive, Westlake Village and repeat the performance at 4 p.m. More...

‘Safe Jobs for Youth’ month targets teen workers

As thousands of high school students and teens turn their attention to summer jobs next month, state officials and local leaders are teaming up in a campaign to enhance workplace safety for California More...

National qualifying girls’ softball tourney coming to Ventura

The 16th annual Tourney by the Sea, a national qualifier girls More...

On The Town

Woodstock’s Canned Heat to appear in Moorpark

Blues lovers are invited to "go up the country" to hear Canned Heat, the innovative blues-rock band from the More...

"Shrek 2"

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Editorials

City should avoid any hint of having a hidden agenda

A letter was recently sent to residents and property owners in the Old Town portion of Moorpark. It solicited opinions about the possibility of closing access to Moorpark Avenue from both Everett and Charles streets in the vicinity of city hall. More...