January 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Victim of ‘hot prowler’ concerned for her safety

Florence Butler has lived in Moorpark for 51 years and has always felt secure in her home, but that sense of security was lost when an intruder came into her house to steal her purse last month. More...

Business

What long-term care means and how much it can cost

Many people are surprised to learn what long-term care really means and, given the statistics, may want to start planning before they have these needs. More...

Schools

College scholarship program expanded

The James C. Basile Scholarship Fund, a program originally established to award one-year scholarships to Ventura County high school grads, will now grant multi-year renewable scholarships, according to the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF). More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

Littles is a 7-year-old spayed female Siamese Blue Point. Littles was signed in by an owner whose child was allergic. This wonderful cat is very cordial, good with kids and other cats and absolutely loves to be petted and scratched. More...

Faith

Houses of Worship

Community Christian Church, the Rev. Mike Wooley. 216 Moorpark Ave., (805) 529-3572. More...

Letters

Painting rainbows over worldly woes

The end of the old and inception of the new year has brought unwanted storms and the burden of terrible disasters, such as the great earthquake and tsunamis in Indonesia, Asia and Africa. More...

Editorials

The need to know

They live on Las Virgenes Road and Parkmor Road in Calabasas, on Wallington Court in Westlake Village, and on Oak Bend Lane in Oak Park. In Thousand Oaks they live just about everywhere, it seems More...

Subject: Travels with Jason

I hope that everyone had a good holiday season. Usually, we stay around Moorpark and get a nice quiet rest. This year, however, my son Jason and I traveled to Tempe, Ariz. for a baseball clinic that he More...

City Council formalizes Home Acres gate policy

During its regular meeting on Wednesday the Moorpark City Council firmed up a policy to open up the vehicle access gates between the Home Acres and Mountain Meadows tracts only when Highway 118 is shut down or in case of other emergencies. More...

New developments compel school district to plan for growth

While mass grading is underway in the hills above downtown Moorpark to make way for new housing, the Moorpark Unified School District (MUSD) is making plans to accommodate the projected growth in its student population. More...

New shopping center set to open in spring

Fifteen businesses are about to move into the L.A. Spring Shopping Center expansion at Spring Road and New Los Angeles Avenue. Most of them are new to Moorpark, aside from four local shops that are relocating to new quarters. More...

Community

New laws for the New Year

With the New Year come new laws. In 2004, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed 959 bills and vetoed 311. More...

What’s Up with THAT?

A pepper tree on High Street is now growing at a severe angle rather than straight up and down. More...

Martin Luther King library closures

The Ventura County Library community branches will be closed Mon., Jan. 17 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Affected are the community libraries in Moorpark, Oak Park and Simi Valley. Books may be returned to the book drops. More...

Sports

Musketeers girls’ soccer still looking for first league win

Head coach Frank Paletta is proud of the way the Moorpark girls More...

These swingers are out late

NIGHT MOVES-Night time is the right time to swing at the Jim Barber Driving Range as Moorpark College student Edward Chabot, left, and Cal State University Northridge student Brian McConnell, both from Simi Valley, practice their golf swings. More...

Cool, calm and collected More...

On The Town

Legendary clarinetist Artie Shaw dies

Artie Shaw, the legendary jazz clarinetist of the 1930s and More...

This week in history

January 3, 1777. George Washington defeated Lord Cornwallis at Princeton, and the Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes. More...

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