July 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Oh, go! Game on

Interactive game has players searching for monsters everywhere

The Pokémon Go craze that’s sweeping the nation has made its way into the city, encouraging players of all ages to get off their couches and head out into the real world to catch animated characters called Pokémon. More...

Schools

Office of education answers grand jury report

Safety at Phoenix schools discussed

Campus police officers have proved effective in keeping students and staff safer at schools across Ventura County. More...

Sports

Bachman is back

Moorpark native ready for breakout season with Demon Deacons

Alex Bachman is ready to step into a larger role this fall. Bachman, an incoming sophomore receiver for Wake Forest University’s football team, played sparingly last season. More...

Faith

Learning to honor one another

The Rev. Reggie Mercado believes when people walk into a church, they should feel they’ve entered a safe place free of condemnation or judgment. More...

God’s great love fits us like a glove

Roots of Faith

Sometimes God uses the strangest means to get our attention. God tells the prophet Jeremiah to buy a brand-new linen loincloth, a type of underwear. He is to put it on but not to wash it (Jeremiah 13:1-11). More...

Food for the body and soul

SHARING THE FAITH—The Rev. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., JULY 22 Movies In The Park More...

Letters

Own your gun, but don’t sleep with it

As a liberal, a gun owner for 53 years and a Vietnam veteran, I say both sides of this issue use invalid talking points. The assault rifle was first used by the German army in 1944. More...

Time for ‘we the people’ to fix nation’s woes

The American people are angry and tired of the current political and social climate we’re in, which makes fertile ground for the mentally disturbed and hate-mongers who have no reluctance to kill and maim others and are doing so far too frequen More...

Dealers on the line in OD cases

Police handling overdose deaths as crime scenes

Across the nation, the body count from drug overdoses is up, and Ventura County is no exception. More...

Transit tax going to vote

Proponents say roadways in need of repairs; opponents wary of cost

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors has taken the final step to put a half-cent sales tax hike on the upcoming ballot. More...

Community

Jail changes visiting schedule

The Detention Services Division of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office recently announced that the Todd Road Jail inmate visiting schedule has changed. More...

Guilty verdict in Little League theft

Former volunteer used funds for hotel room, gas

A former Moorpark Little League board member accused of embezzling money from the youth organization in 2012 was found guilty last Tuesday, according to Ventura County Superior Court records. More...

Remembering the past

Resident writes book on city’s early days

Lifelong Moorpark resident Mike Winters has watched his hometown mature from a farming hamlet into a small city. More...

Police Blotter

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

July 11 A woman, 46, was arrested in the 15000 block of Collegiate Court for battering her son. Someone cut out a portion of a chain-link fence at Coffeetree and Laurel lanes, causing more than $500 in damage. July 12 More...

Family

In perfect harmony

City offers guitar classes for seniors

The sound of a familiar tune filled a small room near the back of the Moorpark Civic Center on a recent Friday morning as Steve Hagerty, leading three students on guitar, practiced the iconic gospel song “He’s Got the Whole World in His H More...

Self-sacrificing spouse is up for Husband of the Year

Family Man

She was coughing, sneezing and, worse, not covering up, and we were still going to let her in our house. My wife wanted to let her in because her friend was lonely. I wanted to let her friend in because if I didn’t, I’d be lonely. More...

On The Town

Disney classic makes a splash on the stage

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Little Mermaid’

Stage magic has never been as enchanting as in Cabrillo Music Theatre’s latest offering, Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” which runs through Sun., July 24 in the Kavli Theatre at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. More...

Locating the Lucas museum in Los Angeles

COMMENTARY

Children are born with their minds open to the belief that anything is possible, but that doesn’t last very long. More...

Editorials

A deeper look into minds, feelings of students

EDITORIAL

Earlier this week, the California Department of Education released the results of its biennial California Healthy Kids Survey. As with any such survey, there was good news and there was bad news. More...

Political Cartoon

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