March 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Polo player rides into the sunset

MHS alumna was a pioneer in sport of kings

Polo has long been called the sport of kings, but Sunset “Sunny” Hale proved there is room for queens, too. More...

Health & Wellness

Parkinson’s patients regain confidence through boxing

Training is about mind and body exercise, coach says

Scott Roberts shifted his left foot forward to set his balance. Then he planted a left-hand and right-hand hit to the punching bag. More...

Dispelling myths about childhood shots

COMMENTARY /// Vaccinations

If you’ve ever been the subject of a rumor—one that was later proven false but by then had taken on a life of its own—you’ll understand the challenge pediatricians face when it comes to the issue of vaccine safety.  More...

Workshop on reducing stress

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will hold a free workshop titled “Health from the Inside Out Series: Session 1, More Health and Less Stress” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Moorpark’s Zen garden

BASEBALL /// Moorpark Musketeers Baseball team finds peace on field

Lloyd Braun of the “Seinfeld” universe said, “Serenity now. More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

FLOWER POWER—Daisy is calm, friendly and gets along with other cats. If you would like to adopt Daisy, ask for ID No. A660081 at the Ventura County Animal Services in Camarillo, 600 Aviation Drive. More...

Family

Local doctors extend helping hands

Team prepares for 10-day medical trip to Honduras

When Dr. Edward Chambers embarked on his first medical mission to Honduras five years ago, he was stunned by the hundreds of patients who traveled for hours on foot to see him.  More...

Civil War armies ready to march on Moorpark

The Rotary Club of Moorpark will present its annual event The Blue and The Gray, the largest Civil War reenactment west of the Mississippi, Sat. and Sun., April 1 and 2.  The gates will open at 10 a.m. both days. More...

Gizmos and gadgets a-plenty

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FRI., MARCH 17 Conejo Valley Republican Women More...

Letters

School leaders share message

As superintendents who represent more than 63,000 public school students, we share a commitment to ensure that all students feel safe, respected and nurtured in our schools.  As parents, we know there are many societal and peer pressures that re More...

Editorials

Let’s address affordable housing crisis before state does

EDITORIAL

The Gov. Jerry Brown-led Legislature is sending a clear message to California cities: Address your lack of affordable housing, or we’ll address it for you. More...

Political Cartoon

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Old mattresses can be recycled

Commentary /// Eye on the Environment

Illegally dumped items attract more dumping, especially with items like mattresses. To make mattress recycling easier, last year California joined Connecticut and Rhode Island in implementing an initiative. More...

Don’t press luck on holiday weekend

Police will keep an eye out for St. Patrick’s Day drinking

Seeing leprechauns? Time to call a cab.  That’s the advice police agencies from Ventura County to Sacramento have for St. Patrick’s Day revelers. More...

MUSD a safe-haven district for students

Schools do not check immigration status or allow ICE agents on campus

As immigration policy remains at the forefront of the national political conversation, Moorpark Unified School District officials want to ensure undocumented students and their families know they’re welcome and safe at city schools.  More...

Community

Tanning bed tycoon looking at 5 years

The Ventura County district attorney’s office says it will seek the maximum penalty for a local businessman found guilty of molesting a minor 15 years ago. Tan LA founder Gary Haw, 54, was convicted Feb. More...

Event wonders, are residents tough enough?

April 26 brings college pentathlon

Students at Moorpark College want to know if locals are up to the fitness challenge. All Moorpark residents are invited to compete in the college’s Raider Pentathlon on Wed., April 26. More...

Undaunted, Moorpark boy is ever-hopeful

Aims to raise $20K for National Kidney Foundation

A 10-year-old Moorpark boy has been waiting three years for a kidney transplant. At just 3 days old, Kadin Hoven was diagnosed with kidney disease. More...

Schools

The sky’s the limit for high schoolers in NASA program

Students build gadgets to use on space station

Applied manufacturing instructor Justin Riege never dreamed his students would one day be designing and building hardware headed into outer space.  After all, when Riege started teaching students manufacturing skills four years ago, the typical More...

Expo highlights jobs, internships

April 5 at college

The Career Transfer Center at Moorpark College will host its annual free Career and Internship Expo for students and community members from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Faith

Local publishers help open door to ‘The Shack’ story

Best-selling book now a major motion picture

“The Shack” is the stuff dreams are made of. More...

A fresh adventure in ministry

Camarillo church selects a new spiritual leader

The Rev. More...

New senior pastor named for state’s largest Lutheran church

The Rev. Timothy Delkeskamp has been called to become the new senior pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church, School and Foundation in Thousand Oaks. More...

On The Town

Comedic operetta a royally good show

Play review ‘The Gondoliers’

Political junkies will roil at the view of “Republicanism” as expressed in “The Gondoliers,” but that’s just part of the topsy-turvy world of Gilbert & Sullivan, who wrote the 1889 opera satirizing class struggles an More...

Barbecue fare served with authentic flair at Thousand Oaks restaurant

Acorn Epicurean

Conejo Valley residents have a unique and delicious culinary adventure in store for them at Janchi Korean BBQ in Thousand Oaks. More...