January 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber names new president

The Moorpark Chamber of Commerce did not have to search far nor wide for its new president.  The board unanimously decided in November that longtime Moorpark resident Dale Parvin, 71, was the right man for the job. More...

Health & Wellness

Norovirus outbreak strikes Ventura County, hits senior facilities hardest

More than 120 people reported winter virus symptoms

Feeling lousy lately?  Blame the norovirus, a nasty seasonal bug that has shown up in dozens of communities around the state this winter, including Ventura County, health officials said.  More...

Patients should take advantage of preventative services

The biggest news in Medicare for 2016 is the Part B premium. I’m happy to report that for most people with Medicare, the premium will stay the same as it was in 2015 at $104.90 per month.  More...

Schools

CSUCI introduces new global studies major for fall 2016

To help meet the needs of those who will work in the global environment, Cal State Channel Islands is offering a new bachelor’s degree in global studies.  More...

Athletic director joins board

READY TO HELP—Howard Davis, athletic director at Moorpark College, joined the Moorpark College Foundation board of directors. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

Dec. 14 A house in the 6000 block of Shadow Wood Drive was burglarized.  Property was stolen from someone in the 40 block of Fremont Street.  In the 13000 block of Broadway Road, a generator was stolen.   More...

Family

Attendees can leave Pasadena parade smelling like roses

Flying Squirrel

The Tournament of Roses parade returns New Year’s Day for its 127th installment. This year’s theme is “Find Your Adventure.”  More...

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Self-employment course orientations are next month

Women’s Economic Ventures will offer a free self-employment training orientation from noon to 1 p.m. Tues., Jan. 12 and from 6 to 7 p.m. Tues., Jan. 26 in Camarillo. More...

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FRI., JAN. 1  SAT., JAN. 2  Thousand Oaks AAUW  9 a.m. at Stella’s gourmet restaurant, 2385 Michael Drive, Newbury Park. Informal small group coffee and chat. For prospective members. Web: www.aauwto.org.   More...

Letters

Homosexuality not condoned in the Bible

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God’s word hasn’t changed

America is a nation of laws intended to govern civil behavior. Despite the belief of some, there are also moral and spiritual laws. God’s laws of morality have been ordained before the foundation of the world.  More...

Bigotry appears to be selective

I came to the U.S. in 1946 as a British “war bride,” the wife of an American flight crew member.  We settled in Missouri. I was invited to a neighborhood house party for lingerie. More...

Supervisors kick up dust over sand

Council brokered deal to reroute delivery trucks

It’s a brouhaha over sand. More...

Swinging in the New Year

PLAYFUL POOCH—Kathy McKee of Moorpark gives her French bulldog, Jack Daniel, a ride on a swing at Tierra Rejada Park in Moorpark Dec. 26. More...

Community

Emergency preparedness experts tell residents what to keep in their trunks

The family car could end up as temporary shelter when the next disaster strikes

Ever since a landslide wiped out 13 homes and killed 10 people in La Conchita in January 2005, Ventura County Fire Department Capt. Michael Weisenberg makes sure his family members keep an extra set of clothes in their car emergency kits.  More...

Local meterologists say El Niño brings little hope of snow to Moorpark

Heavy rains expected to peak in early 2016

While we wait for El Niño to bring us some rain, as the temperature drops some may wonder: If storms come, would it snow? Local meteorologists say residents won’t be walking in a winter wonderland anytime soon. More...

Ah, the power of motherly love

Single Files

I love Henry David Thoreau’s saying “There is no remedy for love but to love more.”  Probably like most of us, I find I have the capacity to love many people in different ways. More...

Sports

Break out the confetti

Take a break from all the holiday hustle and bustle and bust out the Martinelli’s—it’s time to celebrate a memorable 2015.  More...

Faith

Sacred arm of St. Jude displayed at Simi Valley church

First time on the West Coast the relic will be exhibited

Catholics in Ventura County and around Southern California will celebrate next month when one of the church’s most venerated relics makes a visit to St. Rose of Lima in Simi Valley for three days of healing masses.  More...

Pastor shares promise of New Testament

He wants others to trust in God’s unwavering love

The Rev. Kevin Bailey said many people have a forbidding perception of God that prevents them from fully embracing their faith.  More...

On The Town

Los Arroyos offers hearty, homemade Mexican cusine

Family has run restaurant since 1999 Acorn Epicurean

Named after the family that has owned and operated it since 1999, Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant and Take Out offers fresh, homemade fare in Camarillo, Santa Barbara and Montecito.  Tony Arroyo came to the U.S. More...

‘Blazing Saddles’ to play at Civic Arts Plaza

Comedic legend Mel Brooks will provide an inside look at his storied career and the making of his groundbreaking movie “Blazing Saddles” at an event this March at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.  “Mel Brooks . . . More...

‘Flashdance’ musical premieres Jan. 14

The U.S. National Tour of “Flashdance the Musical,” a stage adaptation of the 1983 film, will make its local premiere Jan. 14 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.  Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thurs., Jan. More...

Editorials

No better time than the present to say thank you

It’s the dawn of a New Year. With it comes infinite possibilities. It’s a fresh slate. We have a new beginning, etc., etc. More...

Political Cartoon

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