May 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Flasher leads MHS to tighten security

Police ask public’s help in identifying man responsible

Following the brazen act of a flasher who walked into the Moorpark High School girls’ locker room and exposed himself earlier this month—not once, but twice—school officials are tightening security at the campus on Tierra Rejada Roa More...

Health & Wellness

Locating and fixing a ‘hole in the heart’ using bubbles and scopes

About one in four of us is walking around with a medical condition that sounds really frightening but is not usually as dangerous as you might think. That condition is called patent foramen ovale, or PFO. More...

Nonprofit hosts annual brain injury retreat

The Life After Brain Injury nonprofit will present its fourth annual Brain Injury Retreat Sat. and Sun., June 4 and 5 at the American Jewish University Conference Center in Simi Valley. More...

Business

Thriving Hugo’s in Agoura Hills is home to foodies and families alike

Acorn Epicurean

Hugo’s has been riding high on the wave of cutting-edge cuisine since its first restaurant opened over three decades ago, and it continues to offer up carefully crafted, almost radical fare that will tease and please any palate. More...

Schools

Student aims to document every WWII story

America’s aging World War II veterans have captured the imagination of Agoura High School senior Rishi Sharma. More...

Educator makes the grade

Simi Valley resident is Teacher of the Year

By the time her daughter Jamie was 3, Barbara Reese pretty much knew her child’s future would be in a classroom. “All her toys growing up were about teaching somehow. More...

County community colleges receive $1.5M in grants

The California Community College Board of Governors recently approved grant funds for 43 California community colleges through the Community College Basic Skills and Student Outcomes Transformation Program. More...

Family

Memorial Day calls for WWII moviemania

Michael Picarella

It’s not a wild mania. More...

Celebrating those in uniform

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Making vacations meaningful

Flying Squirrel

I recently gave a presentation on the relationship between Americans and their paid vacation days. To put it mildly, it’s a strained affair. The two sides are barely on speaking terms. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., MAY 27 ‘Wax Museum’ 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Flory Academy, 240 Flory Ave., Moorpark. Students dress up as favorite historicalfigures and stand still until someone “presses the button.” No charge to attend. More...

Editorials

In solemn observance of Memorial Day

many Americans, the Memorial Day weekend signifies backyard barbecues, mini-vacations, big retail sales and the unofficial start of summer. Weekday 9-to-5ers everywhere are relishing the thought of a three-day break from work. More...

Council supports transit tax

Half-cent initiative headed for November ballot

Moorpark city leaders aren’t wasting any time showing their support for a proposed transportation tax that is likely to appear on the November ballot. More...

MOVING FORWARD—

The City Council voted 5-0 during a May 18 regular meeting in support of the Ventura County Transportation Commission’s plan to put the 30-year, half-cent sales tax measure before voters. More...

Strickland violated campaign finance laws

He’s a chairman for a super PAC supporting Trump

Former state Sen. Tony Strickland has admitted to campaign finance violations. He paid an ethics fine of $40,000 imposed May 19 by the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission. More...

Community

No felony charges for driver in fatal crash

The mother and daughter of the Fillmore man killed in a car crash in September vow to “continue to fight for justice” after learning the Camarillo woman who caused the accident won’t face felony charges. More...

Veteran takes trip of lifetime

He still awaits hisfive Bronze Stars

World War II veteran Frank Davis remembers well the summer of 1944. It was the end of June when his Army unit shipped out from England to Normandy, France. The men crossed the English Channel just weeks after the D-Day invasion on June 6. More...

Hey, baby, what’s your name for 2016?

For the second year in a row, Emma and Noah are America’s most popular baby names. This marks the third year at No. 1 for Noah and the second for Emma. More...

Sports

Peterson vaults to great heights

Moorpark senior, who owns school record in boys’ pole vault, competes at Masters meet today

Shane Peterson’s marvelous pole vaulting season nearly came to screeching halt on May 14. More...

Police Blotter

Sheriff Blotter

May 11 A man, 67, was arrested at Spring Road and Flinn Avenue for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. May 13 A man, 26, was arrested in the 3000 block of Sunset Valley Road for public intoxication. More...

Man killed in car crash

CHP say he drifted into oncoming semi

A Virginia man was killed during a traffic collision with a semi-truck on Highway 118 near Moorpark the morning of May 18. More...

Faith

Pastor: Find God, find love in life

The Rev. Theo Green III believes that in order to find the true meaning of everlasting love, it’s first necessary to find God. More...

Catch the wave at Vacation Bible School

Moorpark United Methodist Church invites all families to “Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God’s Amazing Love” Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 13 through 16 at the church, 261 Flory Ave., Moorpark. More...

Barbecue, concert support malaria fight

The second annual Imagine No Malaria Concert and barbecue will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Sat., June 4 on the courtyard of Malibu United Methodist Church, 30128 Morning View Drive. More...

On The Town

Hitting all the right notes

Blues musician on the legacy of the MGs

The 27th annual Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival will take place this weekend, and the current lineup, one of the best the event has showcased in years, features standouts Eric Burdon, Leon Russell, Doug Kershaw and the Rebirth Brass Band. More...

Letters

Stern supporters say why they back him

Henry Stern can be trusted to best represent the citizens and business owners within our 27th Senate District. Surrounded by open space, our cities offer residents a wonderful quality of life. More...

Political Cartoon

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