May 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Two workers die in carbon monoxide poisoning accident

Victor Manuel Cortes Monroy, 20 and Jose Luis Cortes Monroy, 25, of Moorpark succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning while they were working inside a home in the 11800 block of Torino Street on May 6, according to the Ventura County Medical Ex More...

Health & Wellness

How to Be a "Winner" in Relational Conflict How often do you hear someone say, "They have a great relationship. They never fight"? Every time I hear this, I cringe. More...

National program provides free screenings for vascular disease

Millions of Americans may have vascular disease without even knowing it, according to the American Vascular Association. More...

Local dentist to attend cosmetic dentistry seminar

Moorpark dentist Rick G. Borquez, DDS, will attend the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry's (AACD) 22nd annual Scientific Session, "Pillars of Perfection," in San Diego from May 16 through 20. More...

Sports

Seniors lead Musketeers to victory in season's final game

4-2 victory over Simi Valley bumps Pioneers from the playoffs

It would have been easy for the Musketeers to start packing it in Wednesday after falling behind early, 2-0, to Simi Valley in the team's final game of the regular season. More...

Acorn sportswriter recognized by CNPA

Acorn reporter Kyle Jorrey received honorable mention as a finalist in the 2006 California Newspapers Publishers Association awards. More...

Tennis standouts hold serve at Marmonte League Tournament

Denis Lin doesn't bang his racket or yell at the umpire a la John McEnroe. More...

Calendar

FRI., MAY 12 Book Bargains Here The Book Bag, 202 N. More...

Letters

Churches teach moral values

The heart of any blight on society is not what is seen or experienced on the outside, but what lies at the heart of problem. More...

Mikels is best choice

Judy Mikels has served our community so well and with distinction through the years, it's pathetic to see political opportunists throw so much mud her way. More...

Rally participant clarifies point

I am writing in regard to the article "Immigration Boycott Raises Awareness" (May 5).I was a participant in the rally and march and want to clarify some statements attributed to me. More...

Council privatizes Unidos Avenue

Move allows veterinarian to open new clinic

The Moorpark City Council voted unanimously last week to allow applicants who want to convert a residence on Yeta Lancy Road into a holistic veterinary clinic to move forward with their plans. More...

Caltrans announces overnight closures on westbound 118

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close all westbound lanes of the 118 Freeway between Madera Road to Tierra Rejada Road for emergency bridge repairs from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. Fri. More...

Git along, little dogie

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers ROPE 'EM, COWBOY-Tie-down roping requires a cooperative effort between man and horse. More...

Community

Ballots change to electronic technology

Ventura County residents will use a new electronic voting system when the June primary election rolls around. More...

Deputy sheriff's association donates to charities

The Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs' Association recently announced it has given more than $73,000 to charities in 2005 through its charitable trust fund. More...

Strickland pushes for temporary elimination of gas sales tax

State Assemblymember Audra Strickland, R-Moorpark, has called on the California Legislature to stop the sales tax on gasoline as a means to help motorists at the pump. More...

Business

Wine Castle offers a continental selection of spirits

Operating more like a high end boutique than a corner liquor mart, the Wine Castle in Moorpark prides itself on its approach to selling liquor. The shop offers connoisseurs an unparalleled selection in a familyfriendly environment. More...

Schools

Celebrity stars in school music benefit concert

For the fifth year, comedian Dick Van Dyke will star in a fundraising concert for local high school choral programs at 4 p.m. Sun., May 14 at the Fred Kavli Theatre in the Countrywide Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks. More...

Come to school's spring fest

Walnut Canyon Elementary School in Moorpark will present the annual Spring Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Thurs., May 25 on campus, 280 Casey Road. More...

Faith

Houses of Worship

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

On The Town

Male choir bringing spring concert to Simi Valley audiences

The San Fernando Valley Male Chorus will perform its spring concert, "Lift Up Your Voice, America," at 8 p.m. Tues., May 16 at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. More...

"Akeelah and the Bee" Directed by: Doug Atchison Starring: More...

Columns

I lub you, Mommy It's going to be tough to top last year's Mother's Day for my wife. More...

Editorials

Dirty political campaigns need to be cleaned up

Mudslinging during political campaigns is as American as baseball and apple pie. It's just not as nice. More...

Real Estate

This Home Features Dual Paned Windows And Fresh Paint

This single-story 4bedroom and 2-bathroom home is move-in ready. The bathrooms are updated and upgraded as is the kitchen with ample storage. More...