February 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Hospital names Moorpark resident as new president

Mussi is Los Robles first female CEO

Several people stopped to congratulate Natalie Mussi as she made her way through the main lobby of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center Monday morning. More...

Program seeks to stop spread of STDs

Residents can receive free antibiotic medications

Ventura County Public Health has launched a new expedited partner therapy program intended to treat the sexual partners of people diagnosed with chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted disease, as well as stem the tide of new infections. More...

Ventura County has first flu-related death

Dr. Robert Levin, Ventura County Public Health officer, announced recently that Ventura County’s first flu-related death has occurred. A resident under 65 died after having been hospitalized with complications related to the H1N1 virus. More...

Sports

This Musketeer really loves soccer

MHS girls’ soccer co-captain signs scholarship with UC Davis Aggies

Dana Fujikuni’s childhood dream of playing Division I soccer became a reality on Wednesday. A senior center midfielder for the Moorpark High girls’ soccer team, Fujikuni signed a national letter of intent with UC Davis. More...

Football stars take games to next level

WE’VE GOT NEXT—Ventura County high school football players who will play in college gathered for a ceremony on Wednesday at the Palm Garden Hotel in Newbury Park. More...

Faith

The Art of Being

Are you the river or the rock?

With the new year well underway, it’s interesting to see how many people are intentionally trying to initiate change in some area(s) of their life while resisting it in others.  More...

Film festival highlights Jewish experience

The community is invited to the inaugural two-day Jewish Film Festival Sun., Feb. 9 and 23 in the social hall, Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. These films will be screened on Feb. More...

New group teaches empowerment

The Center for Spiritual Living Simi Valley is starting a new group called RTD: Resolve to Dissolve Everything that Doesn’t Support Your Highest Good. More...

On The Town

Not sure what to do for Valentine’s Day?

Check out these local spots for ideas

Couples looking to do something fun this Valentine’s Day won’t have to travel far. Whether its dining, relaxing or horseback riding, these four local businesses are committed to helping couples make the romantic holiday one to remember. More...

Single malt scotch tasting

Whisky Business, a whisky tasting club in Ventura County, will host a single malt scotch tasting March 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Los Robles Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, in Thousand Oaks. More...

Caltrans to briefly close a portion of 118 Freeway

Shutdown to last the weekend

Drivers should plan for delays in traffic this week as Caltrans makes emergency repairs to the Arroyo Simi overpass, a bridge on the 118 Freeway between Princeton and Los Angeles avenues. More...

Community

Mother asks community to help solve her son’s murder

Elida Moreno of Fillmore received a text message from her 18-year-old son, Adrian, just minutes before he was shot.  The teen, a freshman at Ventura College, told his mother he would be out late with his friends.  “ We texted all the More...

You’ll need a scorecard for this election

The primary election season is almost upon us, and several contests affecting our communities have already drawn major attention. A scorecard may be needed to keep track of the long list of candidates and their respective races.  More...

Brownley leads in campaign financing

Gorell off to a fast start with his fundraising

It’s no secret the race for the 26th Congressional District will be heated, as U.S. Rep. More...

Schools

Moorpark College expands sports program

Baseball coach now recruiting at county high schools

Recruiting for baseball has begun in earnest. Mario Porto, head coach of Moorpark College’s baseball team, is visiting high schools throughout Ventura County to tell athletes about the community college’s baseball program. More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

QUIRKY CUTIE—Chihuahua mix Rocco, 6, is a friendly and well-mannered little man. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

Jan. 21  Between Jan. 21 and 24, car tires were punctured in the 15000 block of Varsity Street.   Jan. 24  Construction equipment was stolen from a supply box on Grimes Canyon Road between Jan. 24 and 27.   More...

Family

Scouts serve up a taste of Italy

HAPPY MEAL—At right, George Colon of  Moorpark is looking forward to enjoying his plate of penne pasta and meatballs at the 12th annual authentic Italian pasta dinner hosted by  Moorpark’s Boy Scout  Troop 611. More...

Baseball registration begins tomorrow

Simi Valley Babe Ruth Baseball registration and tryouts for teens will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Feb. 8 and 9 at the Cal Ripken/ Babe Ruth grass fields on Royal Avenue between Tapo Canyon and Sequoia in Simi Valley.  More...

The ball is in their court

HOOP DREAMS—Above,  Clippers player Terry  Larkin, center, tries to steer clear of the Celtics’  John Querby, left, and teammate Jack Valdez as he dribbles the ball during a Moorpark Basketball  Association game for fi More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., FEB. 7  Calabasas Beer Festival   More...

Letters

Finds reporting ‘unacceptable’

This letter is in regard to the Jan. 31 article “Alberstons to close.”  More...