October 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

FRI., OCT. 6 It's a Thriller Stage Door Theatre opens the clas- sic thriller "Wait Until Dark" by Frederick Knott at 8 p.m, 28311 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Show runs Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m. through Nov. 11. Matinees at 2 p.m. More...

Health & Wellness

Sharing information about good health

SOUND IN MIND AND BODY- Agoura Hills "Mother of the Year" Corrine Morgan Thomas, right, talks to Julia Wysong, a Moorpark resident, during the Health and Wellness Fair at the Simi Valley Senior Center on Saturday. More...

Local hospital's cancer center to benefit from jewelry sale

The Nancy Reagan Breast Center at Simi Valley Hospital will receive a portion of the pro- ceeds from Brighton accessory company's fourth annual nation- wide Power of Pink bracelet sales campaign during October. More...

Motorcycle centers to raffle scooters for cancer

The Ventura and Simi Valley Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealerships will give away a Schwinn scooter to raise funds and awareness to combat breast cancer. More...

Schools

Aspiring teacher already active in community service

Moorpark resident Steven Kelley, 16, has already given a lot back to the community. More...

Girl going to school injured by pit bull

BEWARE OF THE DOG- Jessica Salgado, 12, was walking to Chaparral School when she was attacked by a pit bull mix at 8:45 a.m. Thurs., Sept. 28. More...

Discovery Day to present many activities for children

The nationally accredited Moorpark College Child Develop- ment Center will host Discovery Day, its semi-annual fundraiser, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Oct. More...

Faith

Houses of Worship

Calvary Chapel Tierra Rejada, meets at Moorpark City Hall, 799 Moorpark Ave., (805) 445-9983. More...

Family

Fillmore & Western Railway scares up Halloween fun

Witches, ghouls and goblins come out to haunt at the Fillmore & Western Railway's private pumpkin patch known as "Ichabog" throughout October. Costumes are welcome on all trains. More...

Letters

Global warming- fact or fiction

In some court cases, particu- larly high profile ones, both the prosecutor and the defense attor- ney hire so-called experts to help win their cases. More...

Food pantry prepares for the holidays

When the food pantry needs help, the people in Moorpark and the surrounding areas al- ways answer the call. We are once more making an appeal to assist in any way you can. More...

Contractors and day workers

I recently confirmed with Moorpark city officials that the city is giving serious consider- ation to the creation of a gather- ing place near the new Home De- pot that is coming to town for day laborers to gather when looking for work. More...

Editorials

Country Days comes 'home sweet home' to High Street

High Street will once again be the site of Moorpark's an- nual Country Days tomorrow, Sat., Oct. 7. This year's festi- val theme is "Home Sweet Home," which is the way most residents already feel about their community. More...

Officials seek solution to low-cost housing tax

The Moorpark Acorn reported last month the county tax asses- sor was charging full market-rate More...

Home Acres residents unhappy with hilltop tank

About 70 residents of the ru- ral Home Acres area west of Moorpark came to city hall last week to hear what county water officials had to say about a con- troversial water storage project slated for the hills above their neighborhood. More...

Light on his feet

BREAK IT DOWN- Darrious Johnson, 15, a Moorpark High School sophomore, demonstrates krump dancing at the Dancin' Divas anniversary celebration in Simi Valley last Saturday. More...

Community

Moorpark man suffers fatal heart attack while driving

Bill Cantwell, a well-known and highly respected Moorpark resident and volunteer, died sud- denly from an apparent heart at- tack on Mon, Oct 2. He was 53 years old. More...

Judge questions charges in Moorpark tiger case

U.S. District Judge George King has delayed action on plea agreements by Gert "Abby" Hedengran and Roena "Emma" Hedengran, owners of a tiger killed last year in Moorpark, until last-minute questions can be answered. More...

State catches up with deliquent taxpayers

State Controller and Franchise Tax Board Chair Steve Westly re- cently reported that the state col- lected a record $524 million from people who earned income in 2004 but didn't file California tax returns. More...

Business

Before tragedy strikes, have personal matters in order

Among the many conse- quences of 9/11 is a heightened awareness of the need for indi- vidual estate and financial plan- ning. More...

Sports

Musketeers are on the march

Cross-country teams continue to improve

Even though the boys' and girls' cross-country teams at Moorpark High are not expected to challenge for the Marmonte League championship this season, both squads seem to be heading in the right direction. More...

Conejo Free Clinic to host 23rd annual Golf Classic at Moorpark Country Club

The Conejo Free Clinic will sponsor its 23rd Annual Golf Classic with dinner and auction on Mon., Oct. 9 at the Moorpark Country Club. More...

Moorpark girls' volleyball team upsets Thousand Oaks

MHS hands T.O. its first league loss since 2004

After losing its first two games to Thousand Oaks on Tuesday, Moorpark girls' volleyball coach Brendan Hanson asked his team if it wanted to go home. More...

Police Blotter

The manager of the Vons store on the 4200 block of Tierra Rejada Road detained a petty theft suspect at 2:26 p.m. Sept. 20. The manager claimed to have witnessed the suspect slide an alcoholic beverage inside his coat. More...

On The Town

High Street Arts Center seeks volunteers

The High Street Arts Cen- ter is looking for volunteers age 16 or older. Senior citi- zens are also encouraged to volunteer. The venue man- agement is looking for ush- ers, ticket-takers, backstage volunteers and concession people. More...

Celebrate Arts Week in Moorpark

Several local events will be presented in honor of the Ventura County's Arts Week 2006 Celebration which spot- lights a number of countywide cultural events. More...

Orchestra to present classical composers

The Moorpark Symphony Or- chestra will perform Mozart's Symphony No. 25 in G-Minor and Shostakovitch's Festive Overture at 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 7 on the Main Stage of the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center. More...

Columns

Election Time Again

It's getting to be that time again. The airwaves are filled with political advertisements from morning to night. This time out, it seems a little worse than in the past few years. More...

Movie Nut

"Jackass: Number Two" Rated: R (for extremely crude humor and dangerous stunts) More...

Real Estate

Located In Wood Ranch

Located in prestigious Wood Ranch, this home fea- tures over 3,700 sq. feet. with 4-bedrooms and teen room. One full bath and bed down. More...

Stacy Richardson

Stacy Richardson is the current #1 agent among over 700 Dilbeck Realtors in Southern California. More...

Rose Falocco

Rose Falocco of Re/ Max Olson & Associ- ates, Westlake Village More...