May 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Assembly member seeks second term

Assemblymember Audra Strickland (R-Moorpark) is seeking a second term because she believes her conservative views are shared by most of her constituents. More...

Health & Wellness

Inhalents are dangerous for teens

Moorpark deputies recently responded to a green belt area in northern Moorpark where four teens were inhaling a household product to get high. Thanks to an observant resident, the incident was called in to the Moorpark Police Department. More...

Tee off for charity

FOR A GOOD CAUSE -John Gore, a Thousand Oaks resident, waves as he and fellow Irishman Derek Duke drive off for the start of the Hospice of the Conejo 20th annual Robert S. More...

Business

Manufacturer earns safety award

Special Devices Inc. (SDI), a Moorpark pyrotechnics manufacturer received the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program award from the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) last week. More...

Sports

Playoffs start today for area softball teams

Moorpark on the road to play Camarillo

The CIF-Southern Section softball playoffs begin Friday with nine area teams representing five divisions set to battle for the right to hang a coveted CIF championship banner. More...

'The Bear' out of hibernation and ready to rumble

Mark "The Bear" Smith is out of hibernation. And he's starving. More...

Moorpark youngster a championship wrestler

Wrestling competitively for only four years, Matt Thompson has quickly become one of the elite wrestlers in the state. More...

Family

Relationship expert to discuss women's wellbeing

May is Women's Health Month. The Women's Information Network of Simi Valley (WINS) will host guest speaker Dr. Barton Goldsmith speaking about "Emotional More...

Food for thought

FILLING THE PANTRY- Lisa Leal, this year's Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year winner, shows a chocolate bar to Eric Dee as they sort through donated food. More...

Calendar

FRI., MAY 19 Business Lunch Seventh annual Business & Legislators Forum and Luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Letters

Not sold on Mikels

I have known Judy Mikels for 16 years. I volunteered for some of her early campaigns and was a paid member of her staff for two years. More...

Another opinion on Mikels

I read with great amusement Jodi Bagwell's letter "Mikels deserves support." It looks like Judy Mikels never met a photo opportunity she didn't like. More...

Real Estate

Features an Master Bedroom with a Giant Retreat Bathroom

This is a great floorplan with 4-bedrooms and 3-full baths. One bedroom and one bath are on the first floor. More...

The Ovdat 'Action' Team of Bev, Saul and Tami

The Ovdat "Action" Team of Bev, Saul and Tami was highly commended by Re/Max OTB Estates for achievement ranking in the top 25 agent/teams across seven offices for the first quarter of 2006. More...

Neta and Tom Foster

Prudential California Realty welcomes the veteran team of Tom and Neta Foster to the Thousand Oaks Regional Office. The Fosters recently moved to the Conejo Valley to continue their real estate career of more than 30 combined years. More...

Moorpark Chamber recognizes volunteers' contributions

A dedicated group of residents, organizations and business persons were honored at the 2006 Moorpark Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Community Awards Luncheon at the Moorpark Country Club on Wednesday. More...

What about dad?

Father's Day is June 18 and the Moorpark Acorn wants your dad to receive the recognition he deserves. More...

Having too much fun

CAKEWALK CHAMPS- Moorpark residents Christopher Thompson, 6; Joshua Thompson12; and Tonia Johnson, 8, just won cookies at the cakewalk during the Peach Hill Academy Carnival. More...

Community

Freeway widening ready to begin

The 23 Freeway widening project took another step forward last Friday as officials and political leaders gathered at the Conejo Creek Park North to celebrate the start of construction. More...

Young traffic accident victim remembered

White helped save the life of a Moorpark teen

Almost one year after saving a life, Travis White, an eight-year resident of Simi Valley, lost his own. More...

Behind bars

TEMPORARY PRISONER- Cole Moses, 6, of Moorpark doesn't look too unhappy to be serving a little jail time at the Peach Hill Academy Carnival. Despite slightly cool weather, the event had a good turnout. More...

Schools

Veterinarian killed in tractor accident

John Anderson, DVM, died of fatal injuries in an accident involving a tractor at about 1:50 p.m. on Tues., May 16. More...

High School at Moorpark College seniors ready to graduate

With much anticipation, the 46 seniors at High School at Moorpark College prepare for their graduation on Thurs., May 25. More...

High School at Moorpark College recruiting new students

All High School at Moorpark College students must take high school English, social science and elective classes from high school teachers. More...

Faith

Benefits to support mission trips

Cornerstone Community Church of Moorpark is hosting bake sale fundraisers today, Fri. May 19 and June 2 at Bank of America on Los Angeles Avenue, and tomorrow, Sat., May 20 and June 3 at Vons on Tierra Rejada Road. More...

OneSpirit guest speaker to lead insightful workshop

Minister and author Dr. Dennis Merritt Jones will present a fourweek class, "The Celestine Prophecy: Exploring the 9 Insights," from 7 to 9:30 p.m. More...

On The Town

Legion selects Girls State representative

The American Legion Post No. More...

Participate in senior activities

The Moorpark Active Adult Center presents the following activities for seniors. Most events require a reservation and will meet at 799 Moorpark Ave unless otherwise noted. More...

College publishes creative arts magazine

Moorpark Review, Moorpark College's creative arts journal, announces the publication of the eighth annual edition. A contributor's reception for Moorpark Review will be at 3 p.m. More...

Editorials

Homes for all income levels are an achievable goal

A proposed Simi Valley project converting the old Doctors Hospital property into 79 townhomes, including affordable units, begs the question--why aren't municipalities all over Ventura County following this formula? More...

Quotes to Chew on

"Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success." More...

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