June 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Working moms are healthier

Working mothers in steady relationships tend to be in better shape than those who stay at home, suggests new research. More...

News about healthy teeth

A study in the Journal of Dental Research (March 2006) found that wine might prevent tooth loss. More...

How to ease allergies

With allergy season here in full force, millions of Americans battle itchy, watery eyes, sneezing and other allergy symptoms. More...

Schools

Elementary students visit Soka

BE OUR GUEST- Soka University of America graduate students host thirdgraders from Flory Elementary School in Moorpark as part of a program designed to foster cultural understanding and awareness. More...

Students contribute to food pantry

Students at Chaparral Middle School recently contributed items to the Moorpark Food Pantry as the result of a lesson on hunger. More...

Moorpark High immerses AP students in Spanish culture

Moorpark High School put on the annual Around the Spanish Speaking world program on June 1. Students from Mountain Meadows, Campus Canyon and Walnut Canyon elementary schools took a virtual trip to Latin America for the day. More...

Faith

Children invited to Vacation Bible School

All children entering preschool (4 year old) through sixth grade this fall are invited to Community Christian Church's Vacation Bible School, "Fiesta," from 9 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Family

V-chips allow parents to control family TV habits

While parents want to protect their children from offensive or inappropriate TV programming, many don't know that the tools they need may already be right in their living room. More...

Calendar

FRI., JUNE 9 Jazz and Blues At a benefit for KCLU at 7:30 p.m. in Scherr Forum Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. More...

Letters

Respect needed on immigrant issue

This letter is in response to the one written by Ms. Christina Torres in the More...

Columns

"The Break-Up"

D i r e c t e d b y : Peyton Reed S t a r r i More...

Real Estate

Wisely finance your home

There are more than 32,000 homes for sale in the Los Angeles metropolitan area today, and many analysts believe the housing market is entering a "buyers" phase. This presents a great opportunity for those thinking of buying home. More...

Jackie LaGasse

In April, real estate professional Jackie LaGasse received Top Sales honors at Prudential California Realty's North Ranch/ Westlake Village office. She also took the Top Sales award in December 2005. More...

Kitty ChouHutchinson

Century 21 Adobe Realty announced that Century 21 Real Estate Corporation recently recognized Kitty Chou-Hutchinson as one of the company's top-producers nationwide when it honored her with the company's coveted Ruby-level Century 21 Masters Award More...

Council considers independent library

Moorpark officials postponed their decision to break away from the Ventura County Library District More...

Gallegly wins

U.S. Rep. Elton Gallegly (RSimi Valley) easily beat challenger Michael Tenen-baum in Tuesday's primary election for the 24th Congressional District Republican nomination. More...

Put on a happy face

PICNIC PARTNER- Vista Elementary School third-grader Tyler Weschta, 9, receives a balloon animal from Moorpark's Randall the Clown during the National Cancer Survivors Day Picnic on the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura lawn in Westlake Village on S More...

Community

Strickland continues in the Assembly

State Assemblymember Audra Strickland (R-Moorpark) beat former Ventura County Republican chairman Bob Larkin in Tuesday's primary election for the 37th District, which includes Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Westlake Village, Moorpark More...

Your area representatives:

Board of Supervisors District 4: Judy Mikels (Serving Moorpark, Simi Valley, Somis, Las Posas Valley, Santa Susana Knolls, Box Canyon, Chatsworth Peak, Home Acres, Sinaloa Lake, and Tierra Rejada Valley) 3855-F Alamo St., Simi Valley, CA 930 More...

Boys & Girls Club seeks land donation for new facility

Gary Cabriales' proposal met with approval when he approached the city council last week with an idea he believes will greatly benefit the community. More...

Business

Real estate agent provides personal brochure

Glenn Dormer, a professional with Aviara Real Estate, has taken marketing to a new level with a new full-color personal brochure. More...

Moorpark distributor honored

Michael Lerch, who operates a Kirby Distributorship in Moorpark, was recently recognized by Kirby World Headquarters for reaching business goals. More...

Sports

South dominates Ventura County All-Star basketball games

High-scoring boys' matchup won by the South

Rio Mesa's big man R.J. More...

Moorpark's Peterson plays her final home game

The South fought off a late fourth-quarter rally by the North to win the Ventura County AllStar girls' basketball game, 70-66, at Moorpark High School on Fri., June 2. More...

Police Blotter

At 9 p.m. on May 20 a man was arrested on Delaware Drive and Shawnee Street for possession of marijuana. More...

On The Town

Free workshop for grandparents

The Moorpark College Foster and Kinship Care Education Program is offering a free workshop series for grandparents and other relatives raising grandchildren, "Tradition of Caring," 10 a.m. More...

Celebrate Seabees at weekend fest

A vintage car show will be on Sat., June 24 in conjunction with Seabee Days, an annual celebration honoring Navy Seabees, at Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme on Sat. and Sun., June 24 and 25. More...

Aprocot Festival to crown royalty

The Moorpark Chamber of Commerce announces the inaugural crowing of the Apricot Queen and King at the Moorpark Apricot Festival at 1 p.m. Sat., July 8. More...

Editorials

We salute our Moorpark educators

As this school year winds down and summer beckons, it's time to recognize the incredible efforts of those who have played shepherd to our children through these recent semesters. More...

Vacation Photos

Take your Moorpark Acorn on vacation

CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN- Mike McCoy of Moorpark and his nephew, Mike McCoy of North Carolina, hike to the top of Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. The famous Half Dome rises behind them. More...