April 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

No office needed

Dr. Ellen Crowe can fill out prescriptions, diagnose illnesses and offer the latest treatment options. More...

Business

Watershed awareness for Ventura County

Watersheds   As Ventura County residents, we live in a beautiful place. We’re surrounded by mountains, orchards, creeks, and the Pacific Ocean with all its majesty. More...

Furniture store to host Home Emporium

For the second year, Reeds Furniture will sponsor a Home Emporium at Conejo Valley Days from May 2 to 5 at Conejo Creek Park South, Janss Road exit off the 23 Freeway in Thousand Oaks.  The Emporium, held inside a giant tent, will be filled with More...

Sports

It’s all about family for the Politician and Godfather

Moorpark’s Tim and Rick Penprase lead Lions baseball

Call them the Politician and Godfather. Tim Penprase, Oaks Christian High’s baseball head coach, makes sure everything runs smoothly for the Lions, the No. 1 team in the CIF-Southern Section Division 4. More...

Red team wins gold

SOUTH COAST STARS—South Coast Water Polo’s U-18 boys’ Red team capturedfirst place at the San Diego Pacific Winter Classic. The U-18 boys’ Red team won gold. More...

Musketeers keep winning

TALKIN’ BASEBALL—Blake Chiaramonte and the Moorpark High baseball team (19-6 overall, 7-4 in Marmonte League) have won four offive games entering today’s 3:30 p.m. More...

Family

Talents abound at Chaparral Middle School

SPUR OF THE MOMENT— Above, Chaparral Middle School students perform as a flash mob during the school’s Showcase of the Stars fundraiser at the Moorpark school on April 19. At right, More...

Hope and home runs

Former MHS softball star’s battle against cancer inspires friends to host fundraiser

“Be strong and keep fighting.” It’s a simple message and one the organizers of the Moorpark fundraiser Hits for TBark want to share with the community. More...

LITTLE FLUFF BALLS—

Vanilla and Bean are a pair of bonded albino white hamsters who came in the shelter as pregnant mothers. Now their babies are grown and they are looking for a home! More...

Letters

Stricter laws won’t protect us from crazy people

debate have articulated their positions. More...

More guns and bullets not the answer to debate

Should we arm everyone because we are afraid of something that might happen some far off day? More...

Mail stolen from Moorpark post box

Following a recent mail theft at the U.S. More...

Strickland to run again for Congress

GOP candidate lost to Brownley in 2012

26th Congressional district Former Republican state Sen. Tony Strickland is gearing up for a rematch with Democratic U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley for Ventura County’s 26th Congressional District seat. More...

Community

Our latest chapter

THE ACORN   For the past 10 years the Moorpark Acorn has played a steady role in community life, delivering the weekly news, features and sports that residents have come to rely on.  More...

Country eyes new law to regulate cellphone towers

Board of supervisors seeks public opinion on issue

As national wireless carriers like Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint battle to claim signal strength supremacy, the debate over where to place cellphone towers has intensified in cities and towns across the United States. More...

Annual relay event pays tribute to local cancer heroes

American Cancer Society fundraiser is this weekend

Moorpark’s 14th annual Relay For Life is in a new venue with a new theme this year. The local walk-athon, which raises funds to support the American Cancer Society, will take place this weekend at Arroyo Vista Park on Tierra Rejada Road. More...

Schools

Young gardeners get their hands dirty

GREEN TEAM—Flory Academy of Sciences and Technology students take part in a hands-on composting lesson during a recent Earth Day event. More...

Debut of original musicals

MHS class presents student written and produced plays

Moorpark High School’s Musical Show Production class will present two original one-act musicals at 7 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., May 2 and 3 in the MHS Performing Arts Center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. More...

Scholarships available for county students

Application deadlines are in May

The following scholarships are open to residents of Ventura County. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

March 29 Police recovered a stolen racing boat and trailer at Hill Canyon and Santa Rosa roads. April 10 A resident’s business debit card was fraudulently used to make less than $400 worth of purchases in St. Petersburg, Fla. More...

Faith

All faiths welcome at prayer breakfast

Best-selling author Brad Cummings to deliver keynote address

Pastor Brad Cummings, an author, publisher and producer, is the keynote speaker for the Southeast Ventura County YMCA’s 14th annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast on Thurs., May 2 at the Gilbert Sports Center at Cal Lutheran University in Tho More...

One-woman show of Anne Frank

Martha Abbey Miller will perform as Anne Frank for the Women of Congregation B’nai Emet at 7 p.m. Tues., May 14 at the synagogue, 9 W. More...

Moshav Band to play for Day of Jewish Unity

A consortium of Jewish organizations and groups from Conejo Valley and Ventura County are joining together for A Day of Jewish Unity from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., April 28 at Thousand Oaks High School, 2323 N. More...

On The Town

Art that sails

Alan Craig’s artwork is never complete until it can fly back to him.  Fashioned out of aircraft-quality Finnish birch plywood, Craig’s handmade boomerangs are equal parts painting, sculpture and flying machine.  More...

Calendar

FRI., APRIL 26  Charity Luncheon   More...