November 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Voters put ‘no’ label on Prop. 37

ELECTIONS 2012 Genetically modified food

Despite passionate pleas to implement a labeling requirement for foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients, 53 percent of Californian consumers rejected Prop. More...

Many people at risk of developing diabetes

The American Diabetes Association estimates that nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have some form of diabetes, while another 79 million have a condition called pre-diabetes that puts them at signifi cant risk for developing T More...

Preparing for the real deal

ONLY A DRILL—Above, from left, Derick Nguyen, Bob Fichera, Anthony Mestas and Jose Cuervo Sosa tend to “victim” Mary Looby of Ventura during a simulated disaster drill for members o More...

Schools

Prop. 30 win keeps school funding intact

. 54 percent of voters approve ballot measure

School officials across California breathed a sigh of relief at Tuesday’s passage of Proposition 30, the income and sales tax increase to benefit public education.  The victory for Gov. More...

Bake sale to benefit hurricane victims

The Act for Africa Club at Moorpark High School will have a garage sale and bake sale to benefi t victims of Hurricane Sandy from 8 a.m. to noon Sat., Nov. More...

County fair seeks junior board members for 2013

. Application deadline is Dec. 1

The Ventura County Fair seeks 2013 Junior Fair Board members.  The Junior Fair Board was established in the 1970s to provide young adults with an opportunity to develop leadership skills, perform community service and become aware of the busines More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

PUPPY LOVE—Keno is an 8-month-old Shiba Inu mix. He is very energetic, good with people and cats, and housebroken. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

Oct. 25  A woman, 24, was arrested and charged with petty theft in the 3900 block of Spring Road. She was cited and released.   A 19-year-old man was arrested in Ventura and charged with battering his sister on Charles Street in Moorpark. More...

On The Town

Get a ticket to ride with The Fab Four

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band that has performed around the world, at 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 17 in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd.  More...

Friday Night Funnies delivers laughs in T.O.

. Show tonight at Cabaret Lounge

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation will present “The Laugh Pack” at 8:30 p.m. Fri., Nov. 9 in the Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. More...

Calendar

FRI., NOV. 9  Moorpark Women’s Fortnightly Club  9:30 a.m. at Moorpark Country Club,   More...

American Legion to honor those in the military

. Veterans Day is Sunday

Veterans and active duty military will be honored during two flag changing ceremonies on Sun., Nov. More...

Brownley wins hotly contested 26th District

. Final numbers not yet tallied

After one of the closest and most expensive political races Ventura County has ever seen, voters on Tuesday sent a new member to the U.S. More...

Community

Police hunt for armed robbers

Detectives are still searching for three Hispanic men who were involved in two separate gunpoint robberies in downtown Moorpark last week.  Shortly before noon on Mon., Oct. 29, a man was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of 11 W. More...

Soldiers step back in time to Antietam

THE BLUE AND THE GRAY

Nov. 10 and 11   The Civil War Battle of Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862, claimed the lives of 22,000 Americans, more than triple the number of U.S. military casualties from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan combined.  More...

Voters decide on 11 wide-ranging propositions

Californians passed five of 11 wideranging propositions on the Nov. 6 ballot.  Proposition 30 passed with 54 percent of the vote—a result not decided until late Tuesday night. More...

Business

Porsche showroom opens at auto mall

Rusnak/ Westlake Porsche officially opened its new showroom Oct. 25 on a 5-acre site at 3839 Auto Mall Drive in the Thousand Oaks Auto Mall. More...

Women’s business group discusses social media

The Ventura County Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners will host a dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 15 at the Los Robles Greens golf clubhouse, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks.  More...

Sports

Power of postseason

. Musketeers open Pac-5 playoffs tonight at Alemany

High school football playoffs are here.  It’s time for teams to win or go home.  Seven schools from Acorn country advanced to the postseason this fall.  Marmonte League outfits Oaks Christian, Moorpark and Westlake qualified for More...

Tim Lins honored for superb coaching

HONORING THE COACH—Moorpark High varsity football head coach Tim Lins, right, receives a grant certificate, signed team ball and hat for earning ABC7/NFL High School Coach of the Week honors in More...

Faith

Scouts take a ride on the religious road

. The 12 Points Bike Ride covers 14 miles in Ventura County

One of the 12 points of law for the Boy Scouts of America: Be reverent.  To promote respect and devotion among Scouts, the Ventura County Council for the Boy Scouts of America launched the 12 Points Bike Ride 10 years ago.  More...

Synagogue welcomes Jewish Indian speaker

Grace Lerno, who grew up in the Jewish community in India, will be the guest speaker at the Sabbath service on Fri., Nov. 9 at Congregation B’nai Emet, 9 W. More...

Learn about Anne Frank

Martha Abbey Miller’s onewoman show “Anne Frank: Hiding and Writing” takes audiences through the story of Holocaust victim Anne Frank.  Miller will present her show from 7 to 10 p.m. Sat., Nov. More...