June 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Patrons disturbed about library affiliation

Some residents are concerned that the city council is moving too fast without enough information regarding a proposal to withdraw the Moorpark Library from the county system, owing to fiscal disparities. More...

Home Depot proposes Moorpark retail center

A Home Depot project could be constructed on a property near the Moorpark Market Place if the Moorpark City Council accepts the home improvement retailer's proposal. More...

Health & Wellness

Update on young cancer survivor

The Moorpark Acorn has been following the progress of 15-yearold Breanna Pflaumer who has been battling brain cancer since December 2004. The following is the latest update from her father, Tom, dated June 3. More...

Essay winners to be named

Simi Valley Hospital will recognize three local students for their health-inspired essays at 6 p.m., Tues., June 20 at the Citrus/Palm meeting rooms of the hospital, 2975 N. Sycamore More...

Help is available to relieve sleep apnea

Little did Jay Sendyk know his tossing and turning every night was caused by a common sleeping disorder called sleep apnea. More...

Schools

I am teacher

      I AM A TEACHER More...

Outstanding Moorpark High seniors

Tiffany Chen is an accomplished pianist and violinist as well as the valedictorian of her class at Moorpark High. More...

Moorpark students bare best wishes for friend

THEY'LL GIVE THE SHIRTS OFF THEIR BACKS- Moorpark High School students, from left, Wes Wright, Brett Syring, Shane Johnson, Brian Chapek, and Gabor Wohner, surround Kelly Bradford after the La Reina High School commencement on the school's front More...

Police Blotter

At 5 p.m. May 31 a man was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance in the 600 block of Diablo Avenue. The man was also on parole. More...

Local man killed in motorcycle accident

Moorpark resident Roy Henry Gilbert, 43, died in a motorcycle accident on Mountain Trail Street east of Country Hill Road in Moorpark on Sun., June 11 at 10:32 a.m. More...

Family

Happy Father's Day!

Special tributes to a special guy

I have the best dad in the whole wide world because he chases me. More...

Dedicated fathers and grandfathers put their children first

You see them coaching on the Little League fields, sitting in the wings at talent shows and playing with children at local parks. They take time out of a busy schedule to listen and to be there without fail. More...

Calendar

FRI., JUNE 16 Catch Last Concert The last rock concert until fall will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. More...

Columns

Another month, another election

Did you vote last week? The chances are that you didn't since less than one in four of the registered voters in Ventura County made it to the polls. More...

"An Inconvenient Truth"

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim Starring: Al Gore More...

Redwood Journey My fellow adventurer and I sat on the top step of her little wooden entry deck's flight of stairs, earplugs in place, gesturing at one another frantically in pidgin sign language. More...

Traffic stopped by phantom train

Traffic came to a complete standstill at 10 a.m. Wed., June 14 when the train arms at Grimes Canyon and the 118 Freeway in Moorpark came down. More...

Commencement

ACCOMPLISHMENT- Moorpark resident Derrith Dunn returns to her seat after receiving her diploma during the La Reina High School graduation on Saturday. More...

City police to conduct license checkpoint

Drivers will be held accountable Travelers should be especially alert when Moorpark police conduct a checkpoint from June 19 through 23 where drivers will be asked to show a valid driver's license. More...

Community

Downtown advisory committee offers eminent domain recommendations

The Project Area Committee (PAC) completed its mission last week, asking city officials to limit eminent domain power to commercial and industrial properties and exclude residences. More...

Ride city bus to the beach

The Moorpark Summer Beach Bus begins Tues., June 20, providing two trips to Zuma Beach County Park in the morning and two trips back to Moorpark in the afternoon on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 29. More...

Storytime character visits young readers

TELL ME A TALE- The Peach Hill Academy reading awards ceremony last Friday was treated to a promised visit from Mother Goose, aka Principal Donna Welch. More...

Business

Area bank offers imaginative lending alternatives

California Oaks State Bank, a locally-owned $100 million community bank, has announced a broad new spectrum of loans available to customers. More...

Survey reveals biggest job search mishaps

While everyone makes mistakes, one of the most unfortunate times to do so is when applying for a job. OfficeTeam recently asked office professionals to recount the biggest job search blunders they had heard of or witnessed firsthand. More...

Sports

Wright's game-winning kick helps East All-Stars beat West

Simi Valley's Collin Franklin scores two TDs One week after playing for a CIF baseball championship, Agoura's J.T. Wright was back on the football field for last Saturday's 33rd Annual Ventura County East-West All-Star Game. More...

Ftbol fanatics embrace World Cup

It's 6 a.m. Saturday morning and the Crown & Anchor bar and restaurant in Thousand Oaks is packed with English soccer fans. More...

Softball teams red hot in Moorpark

ALL-STAR PERFORMANCES- Moorpark Girls Softball's 2006 All-Star season is in full swing. The league has six All-Star teams with girls ranging in age from 8 to 14 years old competing in fast-pitch softball tournaments. More...

On The Town

Ventura band to 'tear'n it up' in town

Ventura band Dynamo Jump will introduce its new CD, "Tear'n It Up," at 8 p.m. Sat., June 24 at the Theater on High Street, 45 E. High St., Moorpark. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. More...

Summer Arts Festival presents varied shows

The Moorpark Summer Arts Festival will present a variety of music, dance and theater performances June 28 through Aug. 6 at Moorpark College. More...

Letters

Outrage at animal training program

The exotic animals at Moorpark College's animal training program are subjected to constant handling and interaction with people and forced to participate in activities that may go entirely against their nature ("Author explores magic of train More...

Editorials

Kudos to the Class of 2006

High school graduations get underway in earnest tonight. More...

Real Estate

Re/Max Commercial OTB Estates Does Top Deals With The Donald T. Sterling Corporation

Re/Max OTB's Commercial division in Calabasas has just successfully completed representing The Donald T. Sterling Corporation in the acquisition of another premier apartment building. More...

This Home Is In Private-Gated Sherwood Meadows

This house is in privategated Sherwood Meadows with view lot. The corner cul-de-sac location features lush landscaping, 5-bedrooms, 4-bathrooms, over 3,500 square feet, three fireplaces, upstairs laundry, security patrol and lake rights. More...

Mary Culp

Century 21 Adobe Realty announces that Century 21 Real Estate Corporation recently recognized Mary Culp as one of the System's top producers nationwide when it honored her with the System's coveted Diamond-level Century 21 Masters Awa More...