September 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

L.A. Rams moving into CLU facility

First game slated for ‘Monday Night Football’ on Sept. 12

After a nearly 30-year absence, the NFL is back in Thousand Oaks. Work wraps this week on the Los Angeles Rams’ multimilliondollar practice facility on the campus of California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. More...

Business

Old work furlough site faces demolition

Surrounded by a chain-link fence that no longer serves its original purpose, the Ventura County Probation Agency’s former work furlough facility at Camarillo Airport is destined for the wrecking ball.  More...

Schools

Moorpark College forming alumni association

Anyone who ever attended Moorpark College is invited to join the newly formed Moorpark College Alumni Association.  More...

Study shows 1 in 5 Cal State University students go hungry

California State University Channel Islands is known for nourishing students’ minds, but it also wants to help ensure students’ bodies are getting the nourishment they need, too.  More...

Program all about healthy choices

Latino teens aim to reduce diabetes, high blood pressure

Their hearts are in the right place.  Latino teens participating in the Thousand Oaks-based Westminster Free Clinic’s Corazones Sanos para Mi Familia program, or Healthy Hearts for My Family, are constantly brainstorming ideas to help redu More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff's Blotter

Aug. 19 A man, 56, was arrested in the 800 block of Los Angeles Avenue on a warrant for failing to appear in court.  Shoplifters stole merchandise from Kohl’s, 872 Los Angeles Avenue. More...

Family

Rich History of Los Braceros

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Dinner to help Senior Concerns

Senior Concerns’ 31st annual Ultimate Dining Experience fundraiser will be at 5 p.m. Sat., Sept. 24 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. More...

On The Town

Musical based on 1984 motion picture is an ‘audience pleaser’

As implausible as it may sound, the premise behind the musical “Footloose,” now playing at the High Street Arts Center in Moorpark, is based on an actual incident. More...

Food cooked slow and served fast

Park your car or bike and follow your nose to Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Simi Valley or Thousand Oaks, where slowroasted, hickory-smoked meats are king and comfort-food sides have been ruling the roost since the Dickey’s reign began in 1941 More...

Editorials

Jam-packed ballot puts voters to the test

Voting in California in 2016 will be an exercise in endurance.  A whopping 17 propositions have qualified for the November ballot, the most since 2000.  Drawing the greatest amount of attention is Proposition 64, which would see our state b More...

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College again named a smart pick

WalletHub study puts Moorpark College in top 2 percent nationwide

For the second time in as many years, Moorpark College has been recognized for offering its students a bigger bang for their buck. More...

Schools see small rise in test scores

MUSD students continue to outpace peers countywide

Moorpark Unified may not have improved by leaps and bounds since last year’s Common Core state standards test, but district officials say they’re proud of the modest progress students made in the new test format.  More...

2 arrested following DUI checkpoint

The California Highway Patrol Moorpark Area conducted a sobriety checkpoint in Moorpark from 10 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20 through 2 a.m. Sun., Aug. 21.  During the checkpoint, 715 drivers were screened. More...

Community

Simons hopes third time a charm

Challenger has long history of public service

Ken Simons is confident he has what it takes to help improve business in Moorpark. More...

Open space a top priority for Mikos

Incumbent says hotel to soon break ground

A Moorpark City Council member since 2000, Roseann Mikos prides herself in asking the “right questions” when it comes to approving plans that affect her fellow residents.  More...

For the record

There was an error in the Aug. 26 article “Career Education Center in Moorpark ready for students.” The official name of the new facility was wrong. Its proper title is Career Education Center Moorpark. More...

Sports

Welcome home

Moorpark football team will playfirst game at the friendly confines tonight against Pacifica

The Musketeers played like the last bowl of porridge Goldilocks tasted.  They weren’t too hot, they weren’t too cold. More...

Musketeers expect to thrive on links this fall

The Coastal Canyon League high school girls’ golf circuit is going to be very interesting this season.  Oak Park lost one member of a power trio that helped the Eagles soar to back-to-back league titles.  Camarillo, Moorpark, Royal an More...

Faith

Pastor shares Bonhoeffer’s words on the cost of following Christ

The Rev. Tracy Vining said Christians must sometimes do things that are uncomfortable, inconvenient and even dangerous to defend and uphold what they know to be true.  More...

A way to find peace in the presence of God

Whether caring for family, going to work or running errands, life can sometimes feel monotonous. More...

Celebration for supporters of Rob McCoy

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SAT., SEPT. 3  Star Party  8 to 10 p.m. at Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. For ages 6 and up. See PowerPoint show on objects visible in fall night sky. View sky through telescopes. No charge. Web: www.vcas.org. More...

Letters

School officials reply to critic’s letter

In response to Jeff Donabedian’s letter “Candidate questions school district’s decision”: Although flawed in his facts and assumptions, I would like to thank the writer for his kind compliment recognizing the Moorpark Unified More...

Barking about life in More Bark

What’s all the bark about? Have you seen the piles of bark in front of the Moorpark High School recently? The redwood trees are gone, and their shredded pieces are all that remain.  More...