March 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Moorpark civic pioneer Hartley dies

James Hartley, a former Moorpark council member who also served on the planning and parks commissions, died at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center last week. Hartley was 66 years old. He was a respected leader in the community. More...

Health & Wellness

Safety tips for scooters, motorized bike riders

Scooters and motorized bikes can make getting to where you are going half the fun. They provide transportation and recreation for teens and adults, and their popularity is growing. More...

Put your best foot forward in these ‘Best Walking Cities’

Walking is one of the nation More...

Business

Retired execs help new businesses

The SCORE Association (Service Core of Retired Executives) "Counselors to America More...

Schools

Community Emergency Response Team trains Moorpark High School students

Last week, as smoke rose, students from Moorpark High School, donned firefighter jackets, helmets and gloves. Their objective was to choose the correct fire extinguisher and meet the "dragon" head on. More...

Faith

Houses of Worship

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

Family

Workshop explores foster childcare issues

A series of workshops on foster childcare issues will be offered this spring in Moorpark and Thousand Oaks. More...

Letters

El Pollo Loco owner sets record straight

My name is Michael Mendelsohn and I am the owner of the El Pollo Loco restaurant referenced in your front-page article in the Moorpark Acorn of March 17 entitled, "Teenager arrested for stealing an empty food tray." More...

Can anyone

justify arrest for stealing a tray? More...

High Street Theater: Now is the time to act

The High Street Theater still has a "for sale" sign hanging on it More...

Three teens injured in car crash

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle traffic collision last Friday on Princeton Avenue, east of Spring Road in Moorpark. More...

Neighbors can help prevent elder abuse

A recent incident, resulting in the death of an 80-year-old Moorpark woman who was found lying next to her bed prompted the California Attorney General More...

The hills are alive

DAVE MCMARTIN/Acorn Newspapers SPRING JUST BUSTIN' OUT ALL OVER-Acorn photographer Dave McMartin captured this early-morning dew-soaked shot of a Woolly Blue-Curls while hiking in the local Santa Monica Mountains. More...

Community

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy nixes endorsement on North Park

Last year, Joe Edmiston, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC) executive director, told the Moorpark City Council that the Conservancy was on the verge of endorsing the North Park Village and Preserve Environmental Impact Review (EIR). More...

Teacher receives leadership award

Kevin Lorch, an English teacher and student activity director at Mesa Verde Middle School is one of seven people in the state to receive the California Association of Activities Directors (CADA) award. More...

There’s sure a lot of math out there

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Sports

Musketeer baseball team in full swing

With a 4-2 win over defending champ Simi Valley, Moorpark is just one game behind Westlake for the Marmonte League lead heading into spring break

SPRING FLING-(Clockwise from above) MHS ace Brett Hunter follows his pitch to the plate during a 3-1 complete game win over T.O. earlier in the season. More...

Moorpark falls to Simi in boys’ volleyball

One telltale sign of a good team is the ability to win even when they don More...

On The Town

Moorpark College jazz program strikes a high note

The jazz program at Moorpark College More...

"Hostage"

A filmmaker is often like a deft circus juggler. Proficient at what he does, the juggler continues to add more and more balls until onlookers are dizzied by the sheer quantity of colorful orbs looping through the air. More...

Editorials

An opportunity in our midst

The Moorpark Acorn would like to go on record as supporting the push to make the Theater on High Street the official arts center for the community of Moorpark. More...