May 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Man suspected of committing crimes against children

A man who allegedly committed lewd acts against children in Fillmore and Moorpark between 1996 and 2004 was arrested in Colorado and brought to the Ventura County Jail on May 20. More...

Health & Wellness

Breast cancer survivors sought for UCLA studies

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center are seeking 100 volunteers for two studies that will test mindbody approaches to fight post-treatment fatigue in breast cancer survivors. More...

Hospital hosts bake, book sale

The Simi Valley Hospital Volunteer Guild will host its annual Bake, Book and BlingBling Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon. and Tues., June 11 and 12 in the Citrus/Peppertree rooms at Simi Valley Hospital. More...

Restless legs cause discomfort

Condition may prevent good night's sleep

Actors and longtime Hollywood couple Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays are joining forces on an educational program to raise awareness of restless legs syndrome, a common yet misunderstood condition with which they've both been diagn More...

Business

Local dance students cheer for a movie

DANCE TO THE MUSIC- Students from Pam Rossi's Dance Ten perform to the tunes of singer-songwriter G. in a scene from the upcoming movie "Down and Distance" starring Lil' Romeo and Brian Bosworth under the direction of Brian De Palma. More...

Sports

Jacobs on top of his game

Moorpark tennis star still in the hunt for a CIF championship

Winning tennis matches has been easy for Moorpark High senior Drew Jacobs this year. Jacobs, 18, breezed through the Marmonte League regular season without dropping a set. More...

Moorpark Acorn's summertime sports at the beach showdown

It's almost Memorial Day, time for Thomas Gase and Stephen Dorman to debate the best sand game

Since I've spent most of the last few years living in San Francisco, my favorite beach sport lately has probably been running. More...

Field hockey tournament this weekend at Moorpark College

Every Memorial Day weekend the Field Hockey Federation stages an international tournament at Moorpark College named Calcup. More...

On The Town

Play review 'Red Hot Lovers' is a groovy, cool show

The title "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers" sounds like a frantic sex farce, but it's actually a stunning probe into human nature. More...

Calendar

SAT., MAY 26 Do Si Do Buckles & Bows Square Dance Club hosts plus level square dance with A-1 tip, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Borchard Community Center, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Guest caller Rod Shuping. Refreshments served. $6 donation. More...

Real Estate

5-Bedroom Home In Oak Park

This Oak Park home has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths in a one-story model. The home has an elevated presence with an interlocking brick entry and rock gardens. More...

Shirley Richards

Working as an individual, broker associate Shirley Richards is the top sales associate for her Coldwell Banker office for 2006 closed sales. More...

Michael and Arleen Delgad

For February 2007, the award for top listing agents from Prudential California Realty's Oxnard/Channel Islands office went to Michael and Arleen Delgado. More...

Moorpark's new civic center plans unveiled

Moorpark officials have approved preliminary plans for a new civic center that will be built on High Street, west of Moorpark Avenue, in about four years. More...

Former ambassador addresses overflow crowd on President Bush, war in Iraq

"The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa." After the fallout from those 16 words spoken by President George W. Bush at his State of the Union Address on Jan. More...

Community

Tips for shopping with a teenage girl

I have often said that I possessed two of the most important things that any parent can have. These are two things that will keep your children near you. These two things are cash and car keys. More...

Thank you to our Generous Top Ten Community Awards Sponsors Premier Waste Management City of Moorpark Gold Bagwell Construction Services Inc. More...

Body found in park near college

Gunshot wound appears self-inflicted

A local man out for a walk with his dog found the body of a young man at College View Park on Campus Park and Collins drives early Sunday morning. Authorities confirmed the man was a Moorpark resident in his 20s. More...

Schools

College grads happy to finish their degrees

SELF PORTRAIT- Tara Collins and Kelli Mulvehill, both of Simi Valley, take their own photo while waiting to receive their diplomas at the 2007 Moorpark College graduation on Thursday. Photos by IRIS SMOOT Acorn Newspapers More...

Police Blotter

A known shoplifter entered Chick's Sporting Goods in the 700 block of Los Angeles Avenue on May 20 and stole items valued at less than $400. A car was burglarized in the 3000 block of Calvert Court between May 18 and 19. More...

United Methodists to celebrate their history

The United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks will celebrate its long history in the Conejo Valley at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. worship services on Sun., June 10. The services will include talks, music and refreshments. Visitors are welcome. More...

Bishop to preach

Bishop Sanga will speak at the 10:30 a.m. Pentecost Sunday worship service on May 27 at the Moorpark United Methodist Church, 261 Flory Ave. More...

Family

Flory students and faculty learn how the mail moves

FIRST CLASS- Postal workers conduct the annual school tour of the Moorpark Post Office for the kindergarten students and teachers of Flory Academy of Science and Technology. More...

Editorials

Celebrate, be merry, but don't forget Memorial Day

It's Memorial Day weekend, a time to reflect on the countless Americans throughout history who put their lives on the line for this dream we all enjoy living and whom paid the ultimate price. More...

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Friends help out mourning mother

Victor, Irma Cortez's 20year-old son, died a year ago while earning a living to help support his family. More...