May 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MUSD board votes not to raise tuition at low-cost preschool next year

Officials may hike cost in 2018-19

Parents in attendance at a Moorpark Unified board of trustees meeting last week breathed a sigh of relief after the board voted down a proposed tuition increase at a low-cost preschool. More...

Health & Wellness

Gamma Knife center achieves milestone

`Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center recently hit a milestone when its Neuroscience Gamma Knife Center performed the hospital’s 1,500 procedure.  Coinciding with this achievement was a visit from U.S. Rep. More...

BRIEFS

Foundation names new director The Dignity Health Medical Foundation recently announced that Cecilio Murillo will serve as director of operations for Dignity Health Medical Group for the Ventura region. More...

Sports

Cooper the courageous

BOYS’ TENNIS /// Moorpark Musketeers Moorpark boys’ tennis player has bounced back from two traumatic brain injuries

Brian Friefeld, a Moorpark High psychology teacher, has met thousands of students throughout his 22 years instructing youngsters. While kids have come and gone, Friefeld said, a select few leave a lasting impression. More...

Swimming and winning

SWIMMING & DIVING /// CIF-Southern Section championships Magnani battles at section swim meet for Musketeers

They came. They swam. They conquered. Local prep swimmers fared their best against the best at the CIF-Southern Section Swimming and Diving Championships last week at the Riverside Aquatic Complex. More...

Family

A prom to remember

More than 400 youths with special needs are expected to attend

Upbeat dance music played loudly in the classroom as Heejung Kim showed her students an assortment of white button-up shirts and colorful ties. More...

On The Town

Carroll classic story is a wonder-full production

play review /// ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Children’s literature has always been ripe for adaptation to the stage. Play versions of classic books such as “The Wizard of Oz” have proved popular for more than a century.  More...

Letters

Wants truth about Russian interference

Misdirection: that is the magician’s stock in trade. Look at the wand or the pretty assistant or the wrong hand while the magician executes the trick.  Trump is using misdirection to divert attention from his Russian connections. More...

Illegal immigrants are breaking the law

As with most recent articles on immigration, the letter from Juie Diaz Martinez (May 12) never mentions the key word that should be included in any immigration discussion: legal.  More...

Senate Bill 54 belongs on ballot

After reading the May 5 article about “sanctuary state” bill SB 54, I have to wonder why this bill, which defies our federal government and the powers given to that government by the Constitution, is to be rammed through our California go More...

Woman killed in Tierra Rejada crash

Authorities unsure why driver, 78, left road and ran into tree

A solo vehicle crash in Moorpark last week left a Simi Valley woman dead and her husband seriously injured. More...

4 teens arrested in connection with commercial burglaries

Police say suspects may have also committed similar crimes in T.O.

Four Moorpark teens who police believe are linked to a rash of local commercial burglaries were arrested early Sunday morning, officials said.  Around 4 a.m. More...

Community

Bike repair depots added to county fire stations

In all, 16 locations will be available

The proverbial light bulb switched on when Ventura County Fire Department Capt. Jack Nosco discovered that Giant Bicycles Inc. has a bike repair station for its employees. More...

Wine tasting event to aid kids’ programs

The Kiwanis Club of Moorpark will present the annual Wine and Moonlight at a new time and location, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Woman of the Year always answers the call for community involvement

Plaks feted at award luncheon

Linda Plaks has watched her hometown of Moorpark change and grow since she moved here in 1978.  Over those 39 years, Plaks said she’s enjoyed seeing the city mature and earn a reputation as a great place to raise a family. More...

Schools

AT THE LIBRARY

The Moorpark City Library at 699 Moorpark Ave. will offer the following free programs in June.  For more information, visit moorparklibrary.org or call (805) 517-6370.  Golden Grades Tutoring will resume in the fall.  More...

Grants make a local impact

Teachers from throughout Ventura County were honored with $13,500 in grants for developing innovative lessons for their students. More...

Police Blotter

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

May 6  A 39-year-old man was arrested in the 300 block of High Street for arson.  Grand theft was reported in the 12000 block of Broadway Road.  May 7  A 44-year-old man was arrested at Los Angeles Ave. More...

Faith

Gala marks temple’s 50 years of service

Temple Adat Elohim, a Reform congregation, celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala evening event held May 6 at the Hyatt Regency Westlake. More...

BRIEFS

Service to honor liberation of Jerusalem In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the Jerusalem during the Six-Day War, a special commemorative Sabbath service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 26 at Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., MAY 19  Simi Valley/Moorpark Republican Women   More...

Columns

Believe it or not, chivalry isn’t dead

Single Files

For anyone who might be somewhat tired of this newfangled dating world that seems to consist of getting to “know” people in an impersonal, no-eye-contact cyberworld, then meeting them for quickie coffee dates for mutual size-ups, this col More...

Editorials

Sleep in, stress out and other tips for college grads

EDITORIAL

Break out the inspirational quotes, it’s that time of year. That’s right, it’s graduation season. More...

Political Cartoon

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For the record

There was an error in the May 12 Sheriff’s Blotter. It was reported that someone broke into and stole property from the UPS Store at 530 Los Angeles Ave., Ste. 115. More...