September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Group strives to provide a safe haven

. Meetings open to vets, residents

Ingrid Dineen-Wimberly has made a full, successful life for herself.  She’s happily married with children. She earned a doctorate degree and is a professor at a local college. More...

Business

Clinicas to open facility in Simi Valley

Location to offer dentistry, psychology and optometry services

Construction on a $3.6-million outpatient healthcare clinic on Tapo Street and Eve Road in eastern Simi Valley is expected to be completed in April. More...

Sports

Brand-new day

Moorpark High sports teams have mixed feelings about leaving the Marmonte League for the new Coastal Canyon League.  More...

Moorpark football team falls to St. Francis at home

The Moorpark High football team experienced its first loss of the season 50-24 to St. Francis last weekend at home.  The Musketeers, who sport a 2-1 overall record, play at 7 tonight at Huntington Beach. More...

Pets

Pet of the week

LITTLE FRIEND— Frodo is a 4-year-old gray and white cat. He is playful and likes people. If you would like to adopt Frodo, ask for animal ID No. More...

Faith

The Art of Being

What kind of a mark will you leave?   “We all desire to have others witness our lives. We want to know that who we are matters. More...

Minister cycles miles for malaria

FUNDRAISER—Mark Witman, left, and the Rev. Andy Mattick, lead pastor of the Simi Valley United Methodist Church, stop for a meet-and-greet in Simi Valley on Sept. 8. More...

Moorpark Chabad to celebrate Jewish New Year

High Holiday services open to community

In anticipation of the upcoming Jewish New Year, Chabad Jewish ish Center of Moorpark will hold High Holiday services at 4219 Tierra Rejada Road, in the Vons shopping shop- center. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., SEPT. 19  Pirate Bingo For Kids  4 to 5 p.m. at Westlake Village Library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive. Kids ages 6 to 12 compete to win a free book. Free. Phone: 818.865.9230. Web: www.colapublib.org. More...

Letters

Wants to say thank you

I fell while walking my dog on Labor Day morning. More...

Residents support nursery owner

This letter is in regard to the Sept. 4 article about Southern California Edison’s quick-evict action on Performance Nursery after 28 years on the property between Tierra Rejada Road and the Arroyo Simi. More...

A vote for Gorell

This November’s election is critical for America. The voters will choose between those who support the most corrupt, most ineffective, most bloated administration in the history of the U.S. More...

Plan to help schools meet benchmarks

MUSD in third year of Program Improvement status

Despite the introduction of the Common Core state standards, thousands of schools throughout California, including three in Moorpark, have been tasked to meet state and federal benchmarks for student achievement. More...

Where in the world is the Acorn newspaper?

Online voting for contest underway

Summer is over, school’s back, and it’s time to judge the winners of the 2014 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest. More...

Community

Drivers slowing down for 101/23 construction

Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol continue to encourage drivers to watch their speeds near the 101/23 interchange construction zone.  More...

editorial

Smile . . . you’re on candid newspaper!

Attention, travelers: Voting begins today for the 2014 Take Your Acorn on Vacation Photo Contest.  The Acorn Newspapers’ oldest and most popular reader participation contest is back, and right now you can pick your favorites among the top More...

Briefs

Talk on cholesterol   Sally Miller, pharmacist of Walgreens Pharmacy, will give an in-depth look at cholesterol at 1:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. More...

Schools

Teaching teens to work through their problems

The thrill is gone. The excitement of a new school year has worn off. Classes have fallen into expected patterns, friendships have become routine, even the lunch menu is committed to memory and offers nothing new.  What’s next? More...

CLU spring master’s graduates

The following Moorpark students earned graduate degrees from California Lutheran University in May: Lamya Alharthi, Master of Public Policy and Administration; Jixuan Chen, MBA in marketing; Jessica Dingman, Master of Education in teacher leadership; More...

MUSD dives in with talks to bring pool to high school

Members of the Moorpark Unified School District are discussing ways to fund and build a swimming pool at Moorpark High School. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

Sept. 3  An audio system valued at $400 was stolen from Target in the 800 block of Los Angeles Avenue.   Sept. More...

Family

Animal shelter to launch new licensing program

Beginning in October, Ventura County Animal Services will use a new automated citation animal license program for pet license enforcement.  The automated citation program is designed to ensure that owners keep their pet ownership information up- More...

Prizes for good prose

The Ventura County Writers Club’s 15th annual Short Story Contest is open for submissions through Sat., Oct. More...

On The Town

Harvest festival an artisans’ showcase

The 25th annual Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show will take place Fri. through Sun., Oct. 3 to 5 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd.  Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Stars to shine at high school

Alumni return for concert

The Vocal Arts Program at Moorpark High School will present a Night of Alumni Stars at 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 3 in the Moorpark High Performing Arts Center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. More...

Columns

Flying Squirrel

Checking into hotels   There’s an old joke about hotels that goes something like this:  More...