October 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

The OTHER Side of 50

Nominate your caregiverfriendly workplace

A recent article in the Los Angeles Times titled “The Caregiver’s Dilemma” chronicled the author’s struggle to care for herself as she looked after her mother, who has dementia and was in a rehab facility with a broken hip.&nb More...

Business

Summer hotel occupancy rates are up in the county

Marketing includes radio and social media

The August Smith Travel Report, which tracks hotel transaction statistics, verified that summer occupancy rates in hotels in Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura (Ventura County West) were some of the highest in years.  August occupancy rates were 86.1 More...

Sports

Daley dose of one mighty Musketeer

Senior captain helps Moorpark girls’ volleyball team capturefirst league title since 2004

Leah Daley is the oldest of six siblings.  It’s fair to assume she won’t be the only athlete from her family to star at Moorpark High.  Daley is a standout senior for the Musketeer volleyball and basketball teams.  More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

Oct. 16 A woman, 18 was cited for possession of alcohol at Los Angeles and Goldman avenues. A 29- year- old man was arrested for threatening the life of a victim with a knife on Braun Court. More...

Family

No tricks, just good deeds

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Gifts galore for sale at boutique

Pictures with Santa on Nov. 9

Holy Cross Catholic Church will present its 30th annual Holiday Boutique from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8 and from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Nov. More...

Happy Halloween

SPLAT!—Kindergarten aid Kim Gomez takes a pie to the face during the Halloween Carnival at Flory Academy of Sciences and Technology on Oct. 24. More...

Letters

Appreciates news story

I’m writing you to commend Stephanie Sumell for her work on the Sept. 4 article “Owner of nursery stands his ground.”  More...

Don’t be fooled

Scare tactics being used to try to fool people into believing a full cleanup of nearby Rocketdyne/ Santa Susana Field Lab is unnecessary. Some are going so far as to question if there was a partial nuclear meltdown.  More...

Editorials

DUI is the scariest thing about Halloween

Halloween is a great time for tricks and treats. It’s fun to dress up as a gladiator from ancient Rome, a fairy-tale princess, or one of the countless superheroes whose costumes crowd the retail shelves this time of year.  More...

Get ready to ‘fall back’

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sun., Nov. 2. Before going to bed Saturday night, remember to “fall back” and turn clocks back one hour. More...

Political Cartoon

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Program has saved over 600 infants

Law allows parents to surrender a newborn with public health officials

For most parents, a new baby is a tremendous blessing.  For others, it’s an impossible responsibility.  To help parents faced with an unwanted baby and to prevent a newborn from being abandoned, the state passed a law in 2001 that all More...

Camarillo deputy killed in hit-and-run on 101 Freeway

Motorist was reportedly DUI, faces murder charge

Ventura County Sheriff’s Dep. More...

Community

Memorial fund established for family of deputy

Many have already donated

Three local organizations jumped into action this week to help the family of a man who spent much of his career serving the men, women and children of Ventura County. More...

Sewage spill was avoidable

Over the course of nearly four days, a broken sewer line in Moorpark leaked more than 18,000 gallons of raw sewage into a waterway behind a rural neighborhood along the Arroyo River.  The sewer line broke on Fri., Oct. More...

Confederate, Union soldiers set for battle

Civil War re-enactment has new venue this year

The blood, the bullets and the booming cannons of the Civil War will come alive again in Moorpark next weekend, as hundreds of historical reenactors take part in two days of colorful and reallife battles from America’s deadliest conflict on Nov More...

Schools

Walnut Canyon kids put heads together

A NOGGIN FOR KNOWLEDGE—Anthropologist Rebecca Stein teaches a lesson about skulls to students from Rick Yancey’sfifth-grade class at Walnut Canyon School during a recent presentation in t More...

College to honor veterans

Tailgate party and ball game scheduled

California Lutheran University will host a Veterans Day Celebration Sat., Nov. 8 featuring a documentary screening, tailgate party, music and a barbecue dinner on the Thousand Oaks campus.  More...

CSUCI is high in rankings

Cal State Channel Islands has earned recognition as one of the top universities nationwide in Washington Monthly’s 2014 College Rankings, which rank public universities, providing students the best value for their money.  More...

Faith

Priest accepts God’s invitation to lead Simi church

Leader hopes to raise awareness

After worship services on a recent Sunday, the Rev. More...

On The Town

‘Amazing Automobiles’ exhibit is ready to roll

Greased Lightning, the famed, candy apple red convertible from the 1978 film “Grease,” took flight once again as it was craned through a second-story window at the Reagan Library last week.  More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., OCT. 31 Fright Fest Halloween Carnival More...

Columns

Flying Squirrel

Aircraft choices

I’m writing you from 40,002 feet above Texas. I’m flying at 456 mph, which is Mach 0.82, for you Mach number fans. More...