March 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents oppose city tearing down house

As a truck pulled into the driveway of a small two-bedroom home at 81 Charles Street to remove asbestos in preparation for demolition slated to take place next week, two neighbors stood on the sidewalk expressing their concerns about the Moorp More...

Health & Wellness

Technology helps with recovery

Linda Steinman felt short of breath one day last December. Within minutes of calling in sick to work, the mother of three asked her teenage son to call an ambulance. More...

Simi Valley Hospital elects new board chair

The Simi Valley Hospital Foundation announced recently that Jill Haney, vice president of Santa Barbara Bank and Trust, will provide leadership as the new board chair. More...

Schools

Two academic decathletes win top statewide honors

Two Moorpark High School students will be among the 177 top students in California to receive recognition for their scholastic achievements at the inaugural Governor's Academic Achievement Awards March 11. More...

Local gifted education leader honored

Chris Kelley, Moorpark Unified's GATE (Gifted And Talented Education) coordinator, was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Pacific Region of the California Association for the Gifted at the statelevel conference. More...

Students earn scholarships

The California Lutheran University Community Leaders Association recently presented scholarships to students. More...

Faith

Temple prepares for Shabbat, Purim

Congregation B'nai Emet will host the following special programs at the synagogue at 4645 Industrial St., Ste. 2C, Simi Valley. For more information, call (805) 581-3723 or visit www. .congregationbnaiemet.org. More...

Houses of Worship

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 15351 Benwood Drive, (805) 523-7057. Community Christian Church, the Rev. Mike Woolley. 216 Moorpark Ave., (805) 529-3572. Congregation B'nai Emet, Rabbi Michele Paskow. Ste. More...

On The Town

Young actors present 'Seussical'

The Steve Robertson Youth Theater Workshop presents "Seussical The Musical Jr.," a professional Youth Theater Workshop production, at 5 p.m. More...

Calendar

Datebook

THURS., MARCH 6 Career Faire Conejo Valley Unified School District Career Faire, 6 to 8 p.m., main ballroom, Westlake Hyatt Plaza Hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd. More...

Letters

Woes about the water rates

Once again the county board of supervisors rubberstamped a water rate increase for the citizens of Moorpark. According to a water districtrepresentativeatthe Tues., Feb. 26 meeting, they only received 10 letters of protest. More...

Real Estate

An Artfully Designed Estate Located Minutes From Malibu

This artfully designed estate is located minutes from Malibu and an easy commute to Los Angeles. The home features a Spanish-style roof and wrought iron enclosed balconies. More...

County can't seize land for water tank

Alternative location needed

Supervisors Peter Foy and Linda Parks defeated a proposal by the county to use the power of eminent domain to acquire private property west of Moorpark for a new 1.5-million-gallon water tank. More...

Road opening eases traffic

The new Spring Road bypass between Los Angeles Avenue and Walnut Canyon Road is now open to traffic. The volume of traffic on the new road, which opened Feb. More...

Community

For the record

•All information contained in the Feb. 29 story about the beating of an 18yearold Moorpark resident was obtained from the Moorpark Police Dept. and should have been attributed to that source. More...

Police recover stolen goods

Three Moorpark adults and two juveniles were recently arrested for allegedly possessing stolen items taken from vehicles parked in Moorpark and Thousand Oaks over the past few weeks. More...

Man arrested for sex crimes

Authorities arrested a 35yearold Moorpark resident on Feb. 26 and charged him with several felonies involving lewd acts upon a child and unlawful sexual intercourse. More...

Business

Paying for long-term healthcare

Long-Term Care Insurance- Do I Really Need It? By now, most Americans have heard about longterm care insurance. However, many people have not purchased any form of protection. More...

Who's that Guy in the Window

The Window Guy has been a a locally owned and operated business in the Ventura County for about five years. The owner, Jason Young, was born and raised in Ventura County and enjoys working here. More...

Sports

Third time isn't a charm for Musketeers vs. TOHS

Moorpark girls' soccer team falls short in CIF Division II final

Thousand Oaks High sophomore Michelle Cruz gave her older sister, Nicole, an early graduation gift last Saturday night. More...

The Acorn's 2008 Marmonte Baseball Preview

Westlake Warriors Head coach: Zach Miller (1st season) Last season's results: 13-15, 6-8 in league (sixth in Marmonte) Biggest losses: Jason Barmasse, 2B/3B; Steven Soucy, LF/2B Notable returnees: Cutter Dykstra, SS; Christian Yelic More...

Family

Family Men Don't Wear Name Brands

Bad things happen

My wife and I are trying to teach our 4-year-old son the difference between right and wrong. Out of nowhere came the perfect example of wrong. More...

Local sports team wins big

VICTORY- The Madness ball team played at the 2008 Mid-Valley Presidents Day Tournament in Encino. The Madness boys took first place and came home with champion T-shirts. More...

Volunteer Opportunities

Residents are invited to participate in any of the following volunteer opportunities in the area. For more information or to sign up, call the phone number listed for the event. More...

Editorials

Are young people becoming too obsessed with their looks?

Is it a "California thing" or are children nationwide becoming obsessed with their appearance? Nobody, of course, would argue with sending your child to an orthodontist if his teeth are crooked. Bad teeth can also affect speech and chewing. More...

Seeking a solution to late school start

Many parents continue to ask me about the status of the late-start school issue. Despite the respite, this matter has not been laid to rest. More...

Political Cartoon

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