June 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Baseball game for special education students a big hit

Teen finds reward and friendship in Helping Hands class

Reese Kaul stepped to the plate during a softball game at Moorpark High School on June 4, waited for the right pitch and sent the ball deep into the outfield for a home run. More...

Casino night fundraiser

Cancer Support Community to host charity event

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/ Santa Barbara will host a Casino Night fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. More...

Business

Crooks seek easy targets: how not to fall prey to burglars

Most of us have a good idea of what suspicious activity is and what it looks like. But what are some of the more subtle indications of criminal activity that occur around us all the time? More...

Sports

It’s not an earthquake, it’s the Musketeers

Moorpark throws its weight around while earning share of tournament title

Moorpark High’s linemen are the real deal.  The Musketeers’ football players put on a show last weekend at the Ventura County Football Coaches Association Hogs Tournament at Moorpark.  A speedy and sturdy Moorpark line blew past More...

Warriors drain J’s like Splash Brothers

SLAM DUNK—The Moorpark Warriors U-13 boys’ basketball team tookfirst place at the Battle at the Beach tournament at UC Santa Barbara. The Warriors won every game at the tournament. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

June 4  Two locations in the 4000 block of Tierra Rejada Road were vandalized with graffiti, causing almost $400 in damage. More...

Family

Wish is a port key to a magical trip

Teen spends week at Harry Potter theme park

Kathleen Schwartz has never known a time without cystic fibrosis, an inherited chronic disease that affects the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems. More...

Moorpark eateries sure are ‘Yummy’

HIT THE SPOT—The 22nd annual Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food and Brew Festival again drew thousands to Cal State Channel Islands in Camarillo. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., JUNE 19 The Street Art Live 7 to 11 p.m. at Whizin Market Square, 28914 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Artists More...

Editorials

NPS designation will further protect open space

A U.S. National Park Service study that’s been seven years in the making is nearing its conclusion. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Somis community rallies to support family of girl who died

An online memorial fund has been established in memory of Jasmine Martinez, the 10- year- old Somis Union Elementary School student who died last Saturday following a trip with fellow classmates to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia.  More...

Gorell new deputy mayor of Los Angeles

Former Assemblymember Jeff Gorell will soon take over a new post as a leader of security for the second largest city in the U.S.  Ending speculation that he might run for the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, Gorell, 44, was appointed deputy More...

Community

Charity clothing exchange

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Ventura County will hold a clothing exchange from 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Muralist sinks teeth into his art

Moorpark artist wins contest

The movie theater isn’t the only place dinosaur lovers can see prehistoric creatures this summer. More...

Officer has his eyes on the road

The officer recently hailed as the California Highway Patrol Moorpark station’s Officer of the Year by the Ventura County Kiwanis Club will head to “wide open spaces” next month. More...

Schools

Grads have much to celebrate on BIG day

  HOW DOES IT LOOK?—Alejandra Jimenez gets a little help with her cap from Liliana Pablo before Community High’s graduation. More...

Join the club for library’s summer reading program

Many events planned in coming months

Hundreds of area youngsters got up close and personal with a variety of farm animals on Tuesday at the Moorpark Library.  Chickens, ducks, sheep, goats and an alpaca were all on hand to help the library kick off registration for its annual summe More...

Students make dean’s list

The following Moorpark students were named to the dean’s list at California Lutheran University for the fall semester.  The students are listed with their major.  More...

Pets

Pet of the week

READY TO BE YOUR STAR—Hollywood is an 11-year-old female tri-color Parson Russell terrier. She is very friendly, responds to basic commands and just wants to cuddle on your lap. More...

Faith

Interpreters bring meaning to the message

Program invites community to learn sign language

The Rev. Mark McIlraith wants everyone who comes to Moorpark Presbyterian Church to share with him the Bible, the role of faith in everyday life and the power of God.  More...

On The Town

Moorpark musical a dream

Story takes a look inside Motown

“Dreamgirls,” the 1981 Broadway musical about the rise of Motown, racism in the record industry and the scourge of payola, is the result of an ambitious effort by Moorpark’s High Street Arts Center to push the envelope on what can b More...

Star brings Broadway to town

In “Dreamgirls,” the 1983 musical modeled after the rise of Berry Gordy Jr.’s Motown empire, a female trio called the Dreamettes has visions of making it big on the national record charts.  More...

Letters

Not happy with school board’s decision

This letter is in regard to Moorpark Unified School District’s decision to move Community High School to Moorpark High School in the fall.  First, I would like to make one thing clear: a lot of people seem to think Community High School is More...

Importance of healthy teeth

Dental disease is the most common chronic illness and unmet need of children in California. Sadly, our state ranks 47th in good oral health due to a significant gap of children having access to a dental home.  More...

Turf rebate taking forever

In the latter half of 2014, my wife and I applied and were approved for the So Cal Water Smart program to replace our backyard lawn with artificial turf.  We were approved for a rebate of $5,900. More...