January 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Seeing beyond the illusion

Sisters lead discussion on body shaming

In less then 90 seconds, the time-lapse video showed how a photograph of a model can be manipulated to create an illusion of beauty that is nearly impossible to attain in real life.  The video, viewed by millions since it was posted on YouTube f More...

Schools

High School at Moorpark College student earns perfect ACT score

Nobody’s perfect, but Jackson Terry, a junior at Agoura High School, and Mike Swenson, a senior at the High School at Moorpark College, have achieved perfection on their ACT exams.  Earning a perfect score on the college entrance exam is r More...

College Standouts

Moorpark resident Austin Plourde, sophomore, was named to the dean’s list for fall 2015 at Doane College in Crete, Neb.  Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and hold 12 graded hours to qualify for this ac More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

Jan. 13 A 47- year- old woman was arrested for forging a prescription of a resident in the 800 block of Patriot Drive.  Merchandise was shoplifted from Kohl’s, 872 Los Angeles Ave. More...

Family

Tot teams keep their eyes on the goal

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At the Library

Moorpark City Library at 699 Moorpark Road offers these free programs and events in Feburary. For more information, go to moorparklibrary.org or call (805) 517-6370. The library will be closed Mon., Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents Day. More...

Moorpark wants to see your talent

The City of Moorpark will host the seventh annual Moorpark Has Talent show at 7 p.m. Fri., March 18 at the High Street Arts Center.  Auditions will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., Feb. 6 and from 6 to 9 p.m. Fri., Feb. More...

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FRI., JAN. 29  Library Book Sale  9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Woodland Hills Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd. Prices begin at 10 cents. Sales support library programs and purchases. Phone: 818.226.0017. More...

Letters

Help sought for burn victim

Martha Venegas, a Moorpark resident, was the victim of a heinous crime Jan. 5, 2015.  During a late-night argument with her husband, Martha was doused with gasoline and set on fire. More...

Council defines who can deliver medical marijuana

Officials also voted on a walking, bike path at Arroyo Vista park

Moorpark residents with a prescription for medical marijuana, and their caregivers as well, will be exempt from an ordinance banning the growth and delivery of medicinal pot within city limits.  More...

It's Time to Hit the Court

HOOP IT UP—At far left, Jack Sayre, 7, of Moorpark grabs a rebound during warm-ups before a basketball game Jan. 23 at the Arroyo Vista Community Park gym in Moorpark. More...

Community

Two arrested in sweep

Two men were arrested Jan. More...

Business Pops to the Top

California Kettle Corn named Chamber’s top small business

Running a successful business from the ground up is no easy feat. More...

Surf the net before catching waves

Check ocean conditionsfirst at home

The seminal 1966 surf film “Endless Summer” follows a pair of California surfers as they travel the world to keep one step ahead of winter in their quixotic pursuit of finding the perfect wave.  More...

Sports

A girls’ water polo renaissance

Defensive leaders Alexander, Jadali will try to propel Musketeers into section playoffs for thefirst time in program history

Claire Alexander and Abby Jadali are on a mission.  The senior standouts for the Moorpark High girls’ water polo team want to leave a lasting impression. They want to make history.  More...

Faith

Tu B’shvat celebrates gift of nature

Long before Earth Day or Arbor Day, Jews observed an ecological holiday that we still celebrate today: Tu B’shvat, the New Year of the Trees.  Observed this year on the eve of Jan. More...

Pastor shares impact of verse in Daniel

Believes Christ is the way to eternal life

The Rev. Dan Nelson said people too often fixate on the here and now and don’t think enough about how their decisions will affect them in the afterlife.  More...

On The Town

Savoring tastes of Mediterranean

Petra opens in Thousand Oaks Acorn Epicurean

If you want to take a trip to the Mediterranean but time and obligations won’t allow it, you can experience the wonderful, exotic tastes and amazing, beautiful atmosphere of Jordan in Thousand Oaks at Petra Mediterranean Cuisine.  More...

Live martial arts at ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ screening

To provide an enhanced viewing experience of the new “Kung Fu Panda 3” animated film, Tiger Crane Kung Fu, a Simi Valley martial arts school, and Muvico Theatre in Thousand Oaks are teaming up for live onsite performances of authentic kun More...

Editorials

Runnin’ down the road tryin’ to loosen our load

Few topics make us fume like high gas prices, high gas taxes and the highway robbery that goes along with it.  None of it makes sense.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Send us love notes

Valentine’s Day is special, and your loved one deserves to know they’re the number one person in your life.  This year, you can send your Valentine a message of endearment by purchasing a $10 personal Love Note that will appear in th More...