March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Mesa Verde teacher leads by example

Statewide award honors educators for their work

Kevin Lorch would never use a textbook to teach leadership to his eighth-grade student-government class. That type of education, he said, best comes from having his students team up to accomplish a common goal. More...

Health & Wellness

Expo shows healthy growth

Event includes a variety of free screenings

Community Health Expo IV, hosted by the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation, has expanded, with more free health screenings, demonstrations, exhibits and presentations. The expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Moorpark goes purple for cancer awareness

“Paint The Town Purple”— an event to raise awareness and funds for the Moorpark Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society’s fundraising event—will be tomorrow from 9 to 11 a.m. More...

Hospital benefit honors women

The First Ladies of Simi Valley Hospital Foundation announced this year’s Woman of the Year is Michelle Neff Hernandez, founder and executive director of the Soaring Spirits International.  More...

Schools

Civic-minded class meets with mayor

BIG THINKERS—Above, from left, fourth-graders Juana Hernandez, Cassie Barajas and Natalie Villalobos are eager to answer a question asked by Moorpark Mayor Janice Parvin, at right, during her visit to David Romero’s class at Mountain Mead More...

Team dances to the top

SHINING STARS—Dancers from Pam Rossi’s Dance Ten and Performing Arts excelled on March 15 at the Los Angeles Dance Magic competition in Irvine, Calif. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff'a Blotter

March 13  Between March 13 and 14, a car’s tail lamp and window were broken and the tires were punctured on Braun Court.   More...

Faith

The Art of Being

“Our most basic assumption is that we are the way we see ourselves and the world is the way we see it. We are taught to believe life should be a certain way and we should be a certain way. More...

Motivational speaker at community event

Women’s Council of Realtors Conejo Simi Moorpark Chapter, along with Attitude is Altitude, will host its fourth annual Community Strengthening Event from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Chabad to host seders

The Chabad Moorpark Jewish Center will host community Passover seders at 7 p.m. Mon. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., MARCH 28  Spring Arts And Crafts Fair   More...

Columns

Life in the Single Lane

Save the last dance for me   Most singles in the 21st century have heard of speed dating. More...

Family men

This story is serious  I have to check with my 10-year-old son about each school day. I must know what’s going on. Otherwise, how can I be Super Dad and protect him from the lions and tigers and bears of the world?  More...

Flying Squirrel

Downtown’s new star  When residents of Ventura County think about taking a day trip, chances are they have some familiar favorites: Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez and our local beaches.  More...

Council axes tax measure

Initiative would have raised sales tax to 7.75 percent

Local voters won’t see a sales tax measure for city services on the ballot in November. More...

Lasure promoted to assistant superintendant

Following the recent retirement announcements of its top leaders, Superintendent Teresa Williams and Assistant Superintendent Juanita Suarez, and the naming of Kelli Hays as new superintendent, Moorpark Unified School District has made another change More...

Community

Edison given the okay to upgrade pair of substations

Electric company Southern California Edison has the goahead to move forward with a project that will bolster the county’s energy supply.  More...

With kids, let’s be safe, not sorry

Moorpark is a wonderful city to raise children in. It’s safe, and there’s a feeling of community throughout the neighborhoods.  More...

Big-time talent, small-town show

. 12 acts vie for top prize

For an 11-year-old Moorpark resident, dancing is her favorite way of expressing herself.  Kirra Berglund had the opportunity to do just that last Friday when she and her friends Mia Rauschenberger, Tawnie Davis and Sara Sanchez danced to a popul More...

Business

Now is a good time to planfinances

Spring is officially here. Before you get started with spring cleaning, perhaps another matter deserves some dusting off— that long-term financial plan.  More...

Firehouse Subs extinquishes hunger in Simi

Firehouse Subs opened its first store in Simi Valley on March 22.  The award-winning fast casual restaurant chain serves premium meats and cheeses hot and piled on a toasted sub roll, which is served with fresh produce and condiments.  More...

Sports

Moorpark’s Golden Child

Kelsey Rouse stars in eight events for Musketeer girls’ track and field team

No one is perfect, but the Musketeers’ Golden Child might be foolproof. Kelsey Rouse was dubbed the Golden Child by her Moorpark High girls’ track and field teammates. More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

MANLY MAN—Miami, a 3-year-old white fellow, isn’t a needy lap cat. He’s an independent guy who can be a little grumpy sometimes, but he always likes a good scratch behind the ears. More...

Family

Blues festival coming to town

Lightnin’ Willie enjoys connecting with people through music. He and his band, Lightnin’ Willie and the Poor Boys, have toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Europe for 20 years. More...

On The Town

Cesar Milan brings dogs, advice to T.O.

“Dog whisperer” Cesar Millan, author, public speaker and television host, will make a live appearance at 8 p.m. More...

Village Voices to make a splash

Village Voices Chorale will present the refreshing sounds of “Music with a Splash” at 8 p.m. Fri., May 30 and 2:30 p.m. Sat., May 31 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Scherr Forum Theatre, 2100 E. More...

Women comics to provide laughs in T.O.

The comedy show “Women Fully Clothed” will return to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at the Scherr Forum on Sat., April 12 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. More...