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Health & Wellness

For diabetic women

Diabetes Sisters PODS group of Ventura County/San Fernando Valley, a support group for women with Type 1 diabetes, will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mon., March 7 in Agoura Hills.  For meeting location, email Gayle at gaylem@diabetessisters.org. More...

Conference covers the art of yoga

Those interested in yoga and mind-body healing will have the opportunity to try out meditation, Qi Gong, sacred dance and more at a three-day conference coming to Simi Valley in March.  More...

Schools

Actors sink their teeth into ‘Dracula’

Brad Torti has loved theater since he was young. So when presented with the chance to play a part in an upcoming production at Santa Susana High School, where he serves as assistant principal, Torti jumped at it. More...

IN A NUTSHELL

“Bram Stoker’s Dracula” plays at 7 p.m. Fri., March 4 and Sat., March 5 with a 2 p.m. matinee March 5. General admission is $10. Students, seniors, children and members of ASB are $5. More...

Faith

Camarillo pastor shares the impact of knowing Jesus

Vining responds to Jesus’ question, ‘Who do you say I am?’

The Rev. Tracy Vining of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Camarillo said true faith means coming to know Jesus. Yet many, the pastor said, don’t know who Jesus is. Some consider him to be a great moral teacher. More...

Woman to discuss her experience in a cult

Chabad to host talk Sun., March 6 at Moorpark Jewish Center

The 4x2.5Moorpark Chabad Jewish Center will host a lecture by Yocheved Hermann-Blanton titled “Captured By a Cult” at 10:30 a.m. More...

Soldier, Holocaust survivor shares story

Albert Rosa is a Holocaust survivor and the recipient of five American military medals. Rosa will share his story of survival and resilience at a lecture “From Victim to Victor,” sponsored by the Conejo Jewish Academy, at 8 p.m. More...

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FRI., MARCH 4 United Methodist Women Spring Boutique 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Simi Valley United Methodist Church, 2394 Erringer Road. Arts and crafts, bake sale. Proceeds go to missions. CAPE Comet Glow Run More...

Letters

A banner for his service

Never in a million years did I picture myself in a long-distance military relationship. More...

A letter in response

I am compelled to respond to the letter by Stuart Wing in the Feb. More...

Career politician doesn’t speak for local farmers

It’s interesting that Linda Parks, county supervisor and one of three career politicians who filed the SOAR countywide renewal initiative, would claim in the Acorn that she could “offer balance” to an article written on an economic More...

Moorpark ready to rumble over trucks

Fillmore to join county in lawsuit

Upset by the idea of hundreds of sand trucks rumbling over its streets for months at a time, the City of Fillmore is putting its foot down.  During a closed-door meeting Feb. More...

State funding to help with teacher training

Moorpark Unified School District will receive $525,000 in state funding to help new teachers, as well as those who may need additional guidance, to improve their classroom instruction.  The one-time funds are part of a state budget approved by G More...

Community

Longtime planning commissioner to retire

Supervisor Peter Foy recently accepted a letter of resignation from longtime Ventura County planning commissioner Mike Wesner, effective March 18.  Wesner served on the Moorpark Planning Commission for four years from 1988 to 1992 before being a More...

High healthcare costs prompt dentist to offer free services

Residents in need can obtain teeth cleaning, fillings and extractions

Dentist Zachary L. Potts said bringing smiles—clean and cavity free—to his patients is part of the job he loves. More...

Westlake’s allure only keeps growing

On the Trail

For an outdoors lover, Westlake Village has numerous landmarks, including its lakefront walkway, greenbelt system and parks rugged or tame. For a foot-weary walker, a new landmark has made the “Register of Favorite Westlake Destinations.” More...

Sports

Back in the finals

Moorpark, La Mirada will play for Division 4 girls’ soccer title

Jubilation and disappointment don’t go well together. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

Feb. 15 A generator valued at $750 was stolen from a resident in the 6000 block of Marquette Street.  Merchandise was stolen from Tobacco Zone, 231 Los Angeles Ave. More...

Family

Kiwanis bunco fundraiser promises high-spirited evening

Organizers say it will be a night of good food and good fun at the Kiwanis Club of Moorpark’s third annual bunco game night and dinner Mon., March 21. More...

Moorpark College Foundation welcomes new board member

Elad Goren NUMBERS GUY—Elad Goren has joined the Moorpark College Foundation board of directors. He is a principal and co-founder of Financial Pointe based in Westlake Village. More...

On The Town

Performance for a Cause

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Cast delivers delights of Victorian England

Show runs through April 3 in Simi Valley

The pun in the title of Oscar Wilde’s classic 1895 comedy: “The Importance of Being Earnest” refers not only to the necessity of its two main characters to pretend to be someone they are not, but also to the principles of morality a More...

Auditions for ‘On Golden Pond’

High Street Arts Center will hold auditions for the drama “On Golden Pond” at 8 p.m. Mon. and Tues., March 7 and 8 at the theater, 45 E. High St., Moorpark.  Rehearsals will run from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Editorials

Some baseball trivia to start the season

The rock ballad of baseball has become so much a part of America’s pastime the National Baseball Hall of Fame honored the song in 2010 and made Fogerty the only musician to be inducted into Cooperstown. More...

Political Cartoon

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