October 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Walk the dog for a cause

DOG TIRED- Sherry Juarez of Moorpark finishes the 9K for K9 Run in Camarillo on Saturday with her pup, Lucy. The walk/run raised money for the Ventura Sheriff's Canine Foundation. More...

Health & Wellness

Substance abuse low among students

Attorney General Bill Lockyer, Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell and Kathryn P. More...

Residents take a giant step for health

YMCA encourages people to walk moreeat less to combat obesity

The obesity and chronic illness crisis is a big issue in the United States. More...

Sign up for CPR course in T.O.

Reservations are being accepted for a cardiopulmonary (CPR) certification course that's being hosted by Conejo Valley Mothers of Multiples. The course is open to the public. More...

Schools

Local schools are safe, say officials

While the national news media reports the fatal shootings that occurred on campuses in Colorado, Wisconsin and at an Amish school in Pennsylvania, Moorpark school officials say this type of incident is rare and local campuses are safe. More...

Teacher helps students succeed

Jane Pafundi is a school leader at Mesa Verde Middle School, according to Principal Kelli Hays. More...

Police Blotter

A father was arrested at 8:34 p.m. Oct. 13 in the 100 block of Majestic Court for corporal abuse of his two juvenile daughters. More...

Faith

Houses of Worship

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

Moorpark Prez to host Men's Night

"Managing Anger Before Anger Manages You" is the discussion subject at the annual Men's Night at 6:30 p.m. Fri., Nov. 3 at Moorpark Presbyterian Church, 13950 Peach Hill Road. More...

Family

Mother of the Year nominations sought

American Mothers Inc. is sponsoring nominations for City Mother of the Year and City Young Mother of the Year. More...

Confederate, Union troops to fight again

The Rotary Club of Moorpark presents the fifth annual Civil War ReEnactment: The Blue & The Gray on Sat. and Sun., Nov. 4 and 5 at Tierra Rejada Ranch, 3370 Sunset Drive in Moorpark, just behind the entrance to Underwood Family Farms. More...

On The Town

Cabrillo Theatre announces new season

Cabrillo Music Theatre, the resident musical theatre company of the Countrywide Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, has announced its 2006-07 season. More...

Go, go, go Joseph in Simi Valley's 'Dreamcoat'

Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi brings the Broadway musical, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," a rainbow ride through biblical Egypt , to the local stage on Oct. 28 through Dec. More...

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Columns

Ancient Times

The other night, my teenage daughter and I were having a conversation. How this happened, I do not know, but it did. More...

Real Estate

Enjoy Country-Style Architecture

European, countrystyle architectural details, such as a delightful stone entry turret, arched More...

Enjoy Gorgeous Views

This former model has gorgeous views with approximately 2,734 sq. ft. of More...

Andrea Healey

Frances Lewis, sales manager of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Promenade office, recently commended Andrea Healey for outstanding sales production. More...

Downtown parking under scrutiny

Property owners protest issue

The City Council approved revisions to the Downtown Specific Plan, updating architectural and parking guidelines in old town Moorpark. Not everyone is pleased with the changes. More...

Hitch Ranch project ready to proceed

The City Council appointed Councilmembers Roseann Mikos and Keith Millhouse to serve on an ad hoc committee that will negotiate a development agreement between the Hitch Ranch property owners and the city of Moorpark. More...

Possible effects of Prop 90 on Moorpark

This November, Californians will introduce a ballot initiative that aims to limit the ability of local governments to take away private property. More...

Community

Arrest made for welfare fraud

Thousand Oaks resident Ruby Elizabeth Stirling, 37, was arrested recently in Moorpark for welfare fraud. More...

Cougars struggle to survive in local urban areas

Mountain lions are an important part of the ecology in the wilderness surrounding local cities, but in recent years the survival of the majestic cat has been challenged by urban encroachment. More...

Latest update on the condition of the cougars

National Park Services officials believe that an More...

Business

Old Town bookshop carries tomes for all tastes

People say Moorpark doesn't have a bookstore: that's because they haven't yet discovered Milton Fleitas' bookshop at the corner of Poindexter and Moorpark avenues. More...

Design center to raise funds to fight childhood obesity

IO Design, the new design center in Westlake Village, will kick off Design Celebration 2006 with a two-day event on Fri. and Sat., Oct. 20 and 21, co-sponsored with American Heart Association, Ventura County Division. More...

Hair salon re-opens

The Haircut Place has opened under new management after a four-month closure. More...

Sports

MHS tennis squad thumps Royal

Musketeers making a run at second place in league

Although a Marmonte League girls' tennis title may now be out of reach because of the great play of Calabasas High, Moorpark is still making a run at second place. More...

Moorpark football fans fired up

GREEN MONSTERS- Moorpark High students Jake Viescas, left, and Paul Figley celebrate the Musketeer football team's victory over Agoura last Friday night. More...

Quite a site

CLU to dedicate Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center Saturday at 11 a.m.

Stephen Wheatly toed the freethrow line with a onceinalifetime opportunity at stake. More...

Kids Rule

Young astronaut in training

TO EXPLORE STRANGE NEW WORLDS- Ashley Erlong, 6, of Thousand Oaks, a first grade student at Aspen Elementary, plays 'space ship' at the Moorpark College Child Development Center's Discovery Day on Saturday. More...

Frightful fun for teens at library

The Moorpark Library is hosting a Freaky Friday Night for teens from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight, Fri., Oct. 20 at the library, 699 Moorpark Ave. More...

Calendar

Datebook

FRI., OCT. 20 Home Cooking Simi Valley Council on Aging hosts annual Italian Dinner, 6 to 9 p.m., Senior Center multipurpose room, 2900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley. $10. Proceeds to Meals on Wheels, Lifeline, Brown Bag Programs. More...

Letters

Clarification on food pantry

If the food pantry shelves are low or the holidays are coming, the Moorpark Community Service Center can count on the individuals, churches and civic organizations of Moorpark to respond to our call for help. The More...

Hagman Lawson is a leader

Have you been downtown lately? One can't go very far without running into a "Vote for Theresa Hagman Lawson for City Council" sign posted in many neighborhood yards and businesses. More...

Parvin works hard for city

I have had the pleasure of serving the residents of Moorpark through the office of Supervisor Judy Mikels for the last six years. More...

Editorials

It's the 'silly season' for elections

Welcome to the "silly season." That's another way to describe the final throes leading up to the first Tuesday in November. More...

Deadline announced for politically-related letters

The Moorpark Acorn will have a final deadline of 11 a.m. Mon., Oct. 23 for all political letters. The last issue with election-related letters will be Fri., Oct. 27. No political letters will be printed in the Nov. 3 edition. More...

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