June 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sustain VC and SOAR headed to ballot

If both measures receive required 50 percent, one with most votes wins

Ventura County voters will see two competing measures on the ballot in November aimed at saving open space from development. If both measures receive the required 50 percent, the one with the most votes prevails. More...

Health & Wellness

Ride to benefit those who serve in military

30-, 50- and 100-mile loops offered

Keenly aware of the physical, emotional and financial challenges soldiers and their families face during and after deployment, Ken Bauer said it is important the community rally around those in need. More...

Free class on dealing with stress

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a free workshop, “Stress Management and cancer: A natural health expert’s perspective with Dr. Kathy Gruver” from noon to 1:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Reach for the stars

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL /// Conejo Classic Moorpark football squad reaches title game at prestigious passing tournament

Football season never really ends. Before the pads go on and the games count in the standings, local players showcased their skills at the Conejo Classic 7-on-7 passing tournament on June 18 at Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks and Westlake high schools. More...

Webb gem: Oak Park football team hires interim head coach

The Eagles didn’t have time to throw a conniption, to wallow in self-pity. Tim Kenney resigned as head coach of Oak Park High’s football team last week, telling his players the news on June 17. More...

Police Blotter

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

June 9 A 20-year-old man was arrested at Spring Road and Roberts Avenue for being drunk in public. A woman, 45, was arrested at Los Angeles Avenue and Buttercreek Road for driving under the influence and having a suspended driver’s license. More...

Family

Turning 40, dad wonders if he’s old enough to rule

Family Man

The other day my mom turned 40. Family and other loved ones lovingly crucified her. Over-thehill decorations were everywhere, everyone wore black. More...

Reagan Library hosts teen film camp

Film This! is a summertime, week-long activity in which movie industry professionals teach filmmaking to high school students, sponsored by the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., JUNE 24 Health And Safety Expo 5 to 7 p.m. at Moorpark First 5 open common area, 612B Spring Road. Health screenings, CPR instruction for kids, water and fire safety, helmet fittings, games and prizes. Sponsored by Los Robles Hospital. More...

Letters

Supports quarry expansion plan

Our state empowers and pays counties and cities to control, monitor, and support their respective districts, a strategy I fundamentally support but am now leaning to believe that our civic government, here in Moorpark, has lost the formula. More...

Clinic thanks teen volunteers

Westminster Free Clinic in Thousand Oaks would like to thank the following high school seniors for their volunteer service to our medical team, helping us to treat the low-income, uninsured people of east Ventura County. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Never become complacent about water conservation

We just survived a week of record-high temperatures and, not surprisingly, talk of a new drought is rumbling across the land. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

FOR THE RECORD

Madison Lonis’ name was misspelled in the June 17 article “Ventura County Fair poster winners for 2016.” More...

Moorpark budget approved

Affordable housing project moving forward

The Moorpark City Council unanimously passed a general fund budget of $18.3 million for the 2016-17 fiscal year last Wednesday. More...

Remaining coast redwoods to be replaced

Planted in the early 1980s, trees along Tierra Rejada decimated by disease

Work will soon begin on replacing the more than 500 disease-riddled remaining coast redwood trees that line Tierra Rejada Road. More...

Community

‘Bad News’ is good news for Moorpark arts foundation

Screening of 1976 classic to include Q&A with actors

“If Neil Simon ever wrote a kiddie comedy it might very well sound like Michael Ritchie’s ‘The Bad News Bears,’ a wisecracking, occasionally funny, often foul-mouthed movie about one season in the life of a California sand-lot More...

New site for county clerk office

The East County location of the Ventura County clerk and recorder’s office has moved to Ste. A in Thousand Oaks City Hall, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The office previously shared space with the Thousand Oaks city clerk’s office. More...

Schools

University welcomes Rams football team with new fields

Construction underway at CLU

Cal Lutheran University’s north campus isn’t much to look at right now. Construction equipment dots an expansive dirt lot with loose metal everywhere, but in a few short months it will be the second home of the Los Angeles Rams. More...

They rule the diamond

SAFE AT HOME—The Moorpark U-10 All-Star gold team won the Western District C championship June 19. Those on the team are, front row from left, Maddy Byrne, Dri Martinez, Ava Debs and Natalie Lachberg. More...

Pets

Pet of the week

LITTLE LADY— Lovie is an 8-year- old female Chihuahua. She is really sweet, friendly and loveable. Lovie has plenty of energy to run around and go on walks. If you would like to adopt Lovie, ask for animal ID No. More...

Faith

Pastor says God’s gifts are free for all

The Rev. Justin Prather said being born into a poor family in Natchez, Miss., helped him realize that things of lasting value don’t have a price tag. More...

Camp offers art, science, Bible

Emmanuel Church will host Camp Joy, a day camp for kids entering transitional kindergarten through fifth grade, 9 a.m. to noon Mon. to Thurs., July 11 to 14, at the church, 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks. More...

On The Town

Nearly ‘perfect’ animated film features complex characters

The Movie Nut

Is there such a thing as a perfect animated movie? If there were, it would be just long enough to tell its story but leave us feeling we don’t want it to end. More...

Greek fest starts today

Food, music, dance

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church will host the annual Ventura County Greek Festival Fri. to Sun., June 24, 25 and 26 at Freedom Park in the Camarillo Airport, 480 Skyway Dive, Camarillo. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. More...

Cast of improv show coming to T.O.

The cast members of the Emmy- nominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will perform a live show, “Whose Live Anyway?,” at 8 p.m. Fri., Sept. 9 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. More...