June 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Water delivery service ready to go

Emergency equipment acquired through federal program

Those who hear about police departments outfitted with military surplus equipment generally envision SWAT teams dressed like commandos and armed with high-tech assault rifles. More...

Health & Wellness

Free health classes

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will hold these free classes in June.  •Joint replacement classes to prepare persons for total knee or hip replacement surgery will be from 1 to 2 p.m. More...

Building core isn’t child’s play

COMMENTARY /// Fitness today

Exercise is a dance. Think about it. Invariably performed to music, whether you’re stepping, stabilized or stationary, no matter what type of movement is involved, you match it to the rhythm of the beat. More...

Sports

Say cheese: CLU wins World Series

BASEBALL /// College World Series Baseball team earns first national title in program history

The Kingsmen are national champions after impeaching the Presidents.  It might seem surreal, but it’s no dream.  Cal Lutheran’s baseball team defeated the Washington & Jefferson College Presidents 7-3 in the decisive third g More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

LOVE BUG—Precious is about 11 years old. She is an older cat that just wants to be loved. After being surrendered by her owner, her hair was shaved because of extreme matting. To adopt Precious, ask for ID No. More...

Faith

Synagogue buys, donates food truck

Congregation Or Ami recently purchased a food truck and donated it to Food Forward, a nonprofit organization that collects fresh fruits and vegetables that would normally go to waste from backyard fruit trees, public orchards, farmers markets and the More...

Cal Lutheran receives $3M in grants

Funding to benefit first-generation and low-income students

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded California Lutheran University two grants totaling $3 million that will be spread over five years. More...

On The Town

Full steam ahead

Reagan Library raises the anchor on exhibit of artifacts from the Titanic

As it was lifted off the back of a truck and into a room at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, the heavy titanium sphere known as Alvin shimmered under the sun. More...

Aces are wild at poker tournament

Includes many casino games, full bar

The 12th annual Conejo Poker Challenge and Casino Night Charity fundraiser hosted by the St. Paschal Baylon Men’s Club will be Sat., June 10 at 155 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks.  Doors will open for check-in at 6:15 p.m. More...

Letters

New healthcare act is a ‘scam’

The American people are known for their compassion and caring for the fate of others. When our people are in need or tragedy strikes, we come together to aid and support those in need and the less fortunate. More...

Supports state single-payer plan

As a registered nurse and retired public health manager, I’m writing to voice my support for Senate Bill 562 (Healthy California). More...

Fed up with City Hall, developer kills project

Restaurant and brewery no more

Touted as the largest development on High Street in nearly a decade, a proposed market, restaurant and brewery that was expected to breathe new life into Moorpark’s downtown area has fallen apart.  More...

Fire scorches 5 acres

MOPPING UP—A Ventura County sheriff’s helicopter drops water on a 5-acre brush fire that burned May 28 along W. Los Angeles Avenue just east of Collins Drive in Moorpark. More...

Community

County hires new medical examiner

Worked in Oregon before coming here

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved the appointment of Dr. Christopher Young as the county’s new medical examiner. Young will begin his duties July 2 with an annual salary of $320,000. More...

Celebrate Dad

Father’s Day is Sun., June 18, and the Moorpark Acorn wants your dad to receive the recognition he so richly deserves.  More...

Bill would allow county to receive airport parcel from federal agency

Towering 130 feet above surrounding strawberry fields, the red-and-white water tower at the Camarillo Airport is more than just a signpost for drivers heading to the airfield along Pleasant Valley Road.  The tower is also a critical guide for pi More...

Schools

Senior moves onward and upward

GRADUATION 2017 /// Community High School

Community High School senior Mindy Villa Roa will soon have a chance to catch her breath. In a few short days, the 18-yearold will collect her diploma at CHS’s graduation ceremony— once she overcomes senioritis, that is. More...

MHS senior standouts await the next chapter

GRADUATION 2017 /// Moorpark High School

Celena Hu Self-described “band geek” Celena Hu said her music career has shaped her into a more committed and disciplined student. More...

Police Blotter

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

May 22  Between May 8 and 20, someone obtained more than $950 in property by false pretenses from residents in the 12000 block of Arbor Hill Street and the 15000 block of Harte Lane.  May 23   More...

Family

Showing American pride

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Pirates invade Ventura for days of fun

Gather yer crew and head to Ventura “Aarghbor” Village for some swashbuckling fun at the 12th annual Pirate Days Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. and Sun., June 3 and 4 at 1583 Spinnaker Drive off Harbor Boulevard. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., JUNE 2 Orchid Show And Sale More...

Editorials

What does deal say about City Hall and council?

EDITORIAL

We’re certain there’s more to the story about why the Apricot Lane Farms deal fell apart and additional details will come to the forefront in the coming weeks, but owner John Chester makes it clear that it was bureaucratic bungling at Cit More...

Political Cartoon

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