August 12, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Prescription drugs have risks, says mother of daughter, dead due to birth control pill complications

Most people are reassured knowing the medical community considers a pill, procedure or treatment safe for use. Few expect to be the statistical minority who develop an adverse or fatal reaction. More...

Health & Wellness

Blood drive benefits local girl battling cancer

Fourteen-year-old Breanna Pflaumer of Moorpark was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer on Dec. 28, 2004. More...

Pacific Care Foundation supports local nonprofit with $6,500 contribution

The PacifiCare Foundation, a nonprofit organization established by PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc., recently contributed $6,500 to Loving Heart Hospice Foundation, a community-based organization in Moorpark. More...

If you take birth control pills be alert to:

Notify your doctor immediately if you are taking birth control pills and experiencing any of the following: More...

Sports

Sherwood Country Club adds second Nicklaus course

Construction is underway for a second Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course at Sherwood Country Club, the private golf, tennis and recreational club in Thousand Oaks. More...

Tierra Rejada – up the down golf course

A funny thing happened while I was walking around the eastern edge of Moorpark the other day. A golf course broke out. No kidding, an honest to goodness 18-hole course called Tierra Rejada jumped out of the chaparral and bit me. More...

On The Town

The Missing Links, Monkees tribute band, to perform locally

The Missing Links, a Monkees tribute band that recreates the music, humor, and looks of the 1960s pop sensations, will perform in a free, family-friendly Concert in the Park at 6 p.m. Sat., Aug. More...

Youthful ‘Pirates of Penzance’ comes to Theater on High Street

A cast of youth ages 12 through 19 will perform Gilbert and Sullivan More...

Columns

Forgive me for overanalyzing a film whose principle audience is giggling 8-to-14-year-olds, because More...

Editorials

Computers rule users drool

How quickly the computer has become a necessity. And just how important it is to our everyday lives becomes terribly clear the minute the home PC or MAC bites the dust. More...

Local power supply remains vulnerable

No one thinks of it until the lights go off, but the network of power lines supplying electricity to homes and businesses is complex and vulnerable, and often power companies can More...

Campaign finance rules challenge contenders

Simi Valley resident Jim Dantona thought about running against Ventura County Supervisor Judy Mikels to represent the 4th District on the county board of supervisors, but said he decided not to because campaign fi More...

Community

Saving energy – a quick ‘how to’

According to Energy Star , one-sixth of all the electricity generated in the U.S. is used to aircondition buildings. More...

Edison reaches settlement with Enron for overcharges

Southern California Edison and other companies that sought refunds for energy overcharges during the state More...

Magazine names Ventura County one of the best places to live

The May issue of Scientific American named Ventura County one of the most desirable locations to live in the U.S., based upon a variety of criteria. More...

Business

Performance Physical Therapy now open

Performance Physical Therapy of Moorpark is now open in the New LA Spring shopping center at 537 New Los Angeles Ave., Ste. D, Moorpark. More...

Schools

Moorpark College 2005 fall preview

With the fall semester at Moorpark College fast approaching, students can anticipate many exciting classes and activities. More...

Special education staff complete autism certification

Two special education staff members have completed the autism certification program hosted by the Ventura County Special Education Local Plan Area. More...

Faith

Houses of Worship

Community Christian Church, the Rev. Mike Wooley. 216 Moorpark Ave., (805) 5293572. More...

Family

Event schedule for Simi Valley Days

Event organizers announce the following schedule for 21st anniversary Simi Valley Days. Events will be held at the corner of Madera Road and Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, unless otherwise noted. More...

Real Estate

Mediterranean Estate with Views

sists of skillfully proportioned rooms including three bedroom suites, three-and-a-half baths, living room, family room and gourmet kitchen with butler More...

Mary Fealkoff

Mary Fealkoff and the Ulbrich Moran Team of Prudential California Realty in Westlake Village have been named to Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., prestigious Chairman More...

Stately 5-Bedroom, 5.5-Bath Tudor Estate Situated on Nearly 1.5 Acres

This stately tudor estate is gated and private with about 1.5 acre of usable lot. The 5-bedroom, 5.5-bath home features a grand entry with spiral stairway, formal living and dining rooms plus a handsome family room with gentlemen More...