June 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

No more handouts

Agency changes how it serves county’s homeless

The days of free handouts to the homeless may be over. More...

Health & Wellness

The new retirement: working

Hope is not a strategy, or so it’s been said.  But hope seems to be the strategy for many American workers when it comes to their retirement plans.  According to a just-released survey by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies More...

Learn to manage diabetes

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will host free diabetes classes at the following times and locations: 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wed., June 22 at the Goebel Senior Center, Thousand Oaks; 2:30 to 4 p.m. More...

Schools

Boys and girls have summer fun

The Boys & Girls Club of Moorpark has kicked off its summer enrichment program, which will run through Fri., Aug. 19.  More...

Traffic safety classes for teen drivers

The California Highway Patrol will host a free Start Smart traffic safety program for teen drivers and their parents from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Kids get tech savvy at camp

This summer at UCLA and California Lutheran University, the students at iD Tech Camps will be creating iPhone apps, robots, video games, websites and C++/Java programs. More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

  PICK ME—Jewels, is a 4-yearold German shepherd. If you would like to adopt Jewels, ask for animal ID No. A430243 at the Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive. More...

Faith

Stepping into the mystery of ‘I don’t know’

“Part of a commitment to living in the mystery more of the time means learning to become more comfortable swimming in a sea of questions rather than standing rigidly on islands of concrete beliefs, especially about things that are beyond our ca More...

Women find wisdom

Documentary film screening in T.O.

The documentary film “The Heart to Lead: Women as Allies for the Greater Good” will be presented at 5 and 7 p.m. Fri., June 17 at the Four Friends Gallery, 1408 E. More...

Church builds new facility

Seven years ago, Living Oaks Community Church was a startup church, meeting at the Borchard Community Center in Newbury Park, unpacking and packing up each week for services. More...

Dining & Entertainment

Seniors step in time

MOVE YOUR BODY—Moorpark resident Elaine McGovern, center, leads the class during the “Start of Summer” Line Dance Jamboree on June 13 at the Moorpark Active Adult Center. More...

“Super 8”

Once upon a time, before creating heady adult films like “Munich,” “Schindler’s List” and “Saving Private Ryan,” Steven Spielberg made fun fantasy films like “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” a More...

Shakespeare Festival kicks off summer

The 15th season of the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival will feature performances of “The Taming of the Shrew” and “The Merchant of Venice” at California Lutheran University, 60 W. More...

Murder case heads to trial

An alleged gang member suspected in the 2008 stabbing death of a Camarillo teen will stand trial for murder after a Ventura County judge determined probable cause in a preliminary hearing last week.  More...

Neighborhood rocked by suspected drug lab explosion

Two men were injured last Thursday after a suspected drug lab inside a Moorpark garage exploded and caused a residential fire, officials said.  Travis Seymour and Matthew Anderson, both 34, were allegedly in the process of manufacturing honey oi More...

Teen Council named

FUTURE LEADERS—The new members of the Teen Council stand outside city hall after being introduced by the Moorpark City Council following a recent meeting. More...

Community

Simi Valley landfill hearing delayed again

The county hearing set to determine the fate of Waste Management’s proposal to expand the Simi Valley Landfill was postponed once again this week—for the third time. More...

School wish list comes true

Moorpark couple donates supplies to Arroyo West

With only one month left before they would welcome their first child into the world, Moorpark couple Josh and Amy Lambeth wanted to find a way to invest in their community.  But never having volunteered or donated before, the husband and wife di More...

Lunch to rock ’n’ roll

A June birthday luncheon will take place at 11:45 a.m. More...

Sports

Baseball’s biggest punk

Former Dodger pitcher makes his mark in music, sports

For Scott Radinsky, life is in perpetual motion.  He’s enjoyed one heck of a ride, one that keeps going strong with new adventures and challenges.  Radinsky is many things. Major League Baseball coach. Punk rocker. Skater. More...

Winning softball crown a breeze for Moorpark

TROPHY CASE—The Moorpark Girls Softball U-14 Gold All-Star team finished first in its division at the Ventura Breeze All-Star Tournament. More...

Spring season standouts honored by Marmonte

The Marmonte League has announced its all-league selections for high school spring sports.  Here is a list of studentathletes who were honored:  BASEBALL  Cody Ramer of Simi Valley High is the Player of the Year in baseball.  More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

June 3  An 18- year- old man was arrested at Moorpark High School and charged with committing battery on school property.  On High and Bard streets, a man, 38, was arrested and charged with being under the influence of a controlled substanc More...

Family

Death Coaster

I’m a roller coaster freak. If it promises to kill its riders, I wanna go on it. However, I’m also a family man—I have a responsibility to live, and I can’t do things that threaten my life anymore. More...

Take a trip on the Moorpark Beach Bus

The Moorpark Beach Bus will make two trips a day to and from Zuma Beach through Aug. 18. Buses leave from designated stops in Moorpark beginning at 8:50 a.m. for trip 1 and 11:30 a.m. for trip 2. Buses leave Zuma at 2:30 and 5:10 p.m. More...

Happy Anniversary

  CONGRATS—Adrian and Leticia Sanchez, both graduates of Moorpark High School, will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary June 22. They have two children: Ariana, 16, and Alex, 13.   More...

Calendar

Datebook

FRI., JUNE 17  Conejo Valley Republican  More...

Letters

Writers take aim at June 10 Medicare letter

This letter is in response to R.G. Belie’s letter about Medicare. It’s sad to see how far we’ve fallen in the debate on health care.  More...

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

These dads are picture perfect

Fatherhood isn’t for everyone.  Gone are the days when Dad could come home from work, set down his briefcase, prop up his feet and relax with a newspaper and pipe.  More...