May 19, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

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...

CSUCI to graduate its largest class

Soriano is among more than 2,000 in college’s class of 2017

Back when she was an incoming freshman at Newbury Park High School, Stephanie Soriano was more into ditching class than doing schoolwork. “College really wasn’t on my mind,” she says. More...

Emma, Noah top list of baby names

Due to movies, Kylo and Creed gained popularity

Emma and Noah are again America’s most popular baby names, for the third year in a row. This marks the fourth year at number one for Noah and the third for Emma. 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...

Metallic balloons nothing to celebrate

Edison says decorations can get caught in power lines

Bojan Plavsic has removed kites, animals and even a drone from overhead power lines.  But the Southern California Edison troubleman says nothing comes close to the number of metallic balloons he removes from power lines. More...

School food policy change sparks debate

Proponents say kids throw away food; opponents argue healthier options are beneficial

Preparing healthy school lunch menus that kids like is a constant trial-and-error process, local food services directors say. Toss in mandatory federal nutrition standards and their job gets even tougher. More...

Finding treasures

Sale supports church missions

The Simi Valley United Methodist Church will host its annual “Trash to Treasure” Parking Lot Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., June 10 at 2394 Erringer Road. More...