January 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Glaucoma detection important

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month and the American Optometric Association urges everyone to get a comprehensive eye exam. More...

Request for blood donors

United Blood Services, Central Coast will sponsor the Heart to Heart Blood Drive from Sun., Jan. 21 through Sat., Feb. 17. More...

Help for addiction

More than 22 million Americans struggle with drug/alcohol addiction. Narconon can help. Start the New Year right by calling Narconon at (800) 4686933 for free counseling, assessments and referrals to centers nationwide. More...

Schools

Scholars, survivors participate in Holocaust education event

The 24th annual teacher training workshop "The Relevance of Teaching the Holocaust in the 21st Century" will be offered for educators and residents on four consecutive Thursdays from 4:15 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. More...

Schools schedule info nights

K-8 Parents Information Nights have been scheduled for Moorpark elementary and middle schools. Materials concerning school philosophies, unique identities and program options will be provided. Each school will conduct a tour. More...

Nominate the best Teacher of Year

Nominations for the California 2006-07 Teacher of the Year award are being accepted through March 1, according to award sponsor, Teachers' Insurance Plan. More...

Faith

Church celebrates Martin Luther King Day

Words of inspiration and songs of praise reverberated in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week at Simi Second Missionary Baptist Church. More...

Family

Watching for whales within windy waters

Braving uncharacteristically cold and windy conditions, Jeff and Wyatt James climbed aboard the 64foot catamaran Island Adventure on a recent Saturday morning. More...

Top mom

HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD- Karen Serritella, of Moorpark, stands with her husband, Rob, and children Amanda, 11, and Julia, 8, just before receiving the Moorpark Young Mother Award at the Mother of the Year luncheon at the Moorpark Country Club on Sa More...

Calendar

FRI., JAN. 19 Global Dancing West Valley Folk Dancers teach international folk dances, 7:15 to 10 p.m., Canoga Park Senior Center, 7236 Jordan Ave. Line, couple, set, mixer dances. All ages, experience levels. $3. Wear soft shoes. (818) 591-9078. More...

Columns

What influence?

I've included the unofficial email address under my name for about half-a-year now. I'd like to report that the results are close to 50/50. More...

Editorials

Survival tips for cold weather

While it's unlikely that this week's below-30-degree temperatures mean the start of the next Ice Age, they do bring about a thought-provoking question: What if we had to deal with temperatures like these every winter like- dare we say it- the More...

Rizzo

Full Story

Star running back Scott expected to leave Moorpark High School

Oaks Christian School head football coach Bill Redell has a message for Moorpark High junior running back Darrell Scott: Stay with the Musketeers. More...

Pardee homeowners prevail

Following a recent weekend of protests by Moorpark Highlands homeowners, developer Pardee Homes surrendered to the residents' demands. More...

New task force grapples with safety issues on Hwy. 118

Even as they were on their way to discuss safety concerns about rural Hwy. 118, between Moorpark and Camarillo officials were delayed by an accident that closed the two-lane road. More...

Community

Special Olympics practice starts

Practices begin tomorrow, Sat., Jan. 20 for Special Olympics Track & Field competition from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the ARC facility, 5143 Cochran St., Simi Valley. More...

City considering plan to care for pepper trees

The city of Moorpark is proposing a tree maintenance plan for the 49 California pepper trees on High Street. The proposed project includes trees between Moorpark Avenue and the 400 block of High Street. More...

Giving back to the community

HAPPY RECIPIENTS- From left, Jim Arthur, Harvey Plaks, and Jennifer Schwabauer of the Boys & Girls Club of Moorpark hold a check presented to them by Staples officials at the recent grand opening of the new office supply store in Mo More...

Business

Office supply store opens

READY FOR BUSINESS- From right, Staples Regional Vice President Frank Gorski, General Manager Michelle Brooks, Moorpark Mayor Patrick Hunter, and other officials were present at the "ribbon shredding" at the grand opening of the new Staples store a More...

Sports

'No Guts' gets the glory

Moorpark darts team captures another title

Bull's-eye! No Guts No Glory, Moorpark's resident dart champions, hit all the right marks during the Ventura County Dart Association's season. More...

MHS trying to climb its way up Marmonte League standings

The Marmonte League boys' basketball season has reached its midway point, so it's about time to separate the contenders from the pretenders in the race for a league championship. More...

Four Musketeers honored

This past week the AllCIFSouthern Section Football teams were announced, and Moorpark High's Darrell Scott led the way by being named co-MVP on offense for the Northern Division. Scott shared the award with Canyon running back J.J. More...

On The Town

We sometimes forget- we Americans who've been sanitized and coddled by cute Disneyesque versions of such things- that the fairy tale (from the French word feerie, meaning illusion) was originally meant as a cautionary fable, a legend or pie More...

Play review

'Crazy' about 'Patsy Cline'

Yee haw! Ready to have a good time? Even if you're not a country music fan, you'll find your toes atappin' and your head a-bobbin' at "Always . . .Pasty Cline" at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center. More...

Letters

Reaction to letter

In response to Thomas Scott Nelson's letter of Jan. 12 titled "An Opinion about President Bush": Hallelujah! Stacy Schloetel Moorpark More...

President Bush is a strong leader

When will the citizens of the United States grow a backbone, stop listening to the voices of the minority manipulating our media and take a stand for what is right instead of what is popular. On Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. More...

Tuffy tiger case raises questions

Regarding the article "Former tiger owners plead guilty to charges" (Jan. 12) why does Gert Hedengran get 14 months in prison while his wife only gets home detention, probation and a $2,000 fine? More...

Real Estate

Elegant Three-Bedroom Home Is Nestled Among Ancient Oaks

This property's lot is more than 10,100 square feet and the residence has nearly 2,700 square feet. The private residence is secluded and quiet, nestled among ancient oak trees. More...

Debi K. Steve Young

Steve Young and Debi K. recently received acknowledgement for top achievement at Century 21 Adobe Realty in Agoura Hills. Young was recognized for top listings and Debi K. More...

Mediterranean-Style Home

This Mediterraneanstyle home in the Oak Park Country Meadows tract is walking distance to Deerhill Park, schools and trails. The house has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and an English-style garden in the back. More...