July 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Little League volunteer given probation in theft case

Judge also orders he pay restitution

The former Moorpark Little League board member found guilty last week of embezzling money from the youth organization has been sentenced to 36 months’ probation, according to Ventura County Superior Court records. More...

Business

Martial arts school gets the gold

Jason and Jackie Flame accept award for Tang Soo Do

Tang Soo Do University received the Mark of Excellence Gold Award from Century Martial Arts, an industry organization, July 6 at the Gold Event, part of the 2016 Martial Arts SuperShow held at the Hakkasan Ling Ling Club in the MGM Grand Hotel and Ca More...

Moorpark businesswoman recognized for leadership

Moorpark resident Katie Nielsen—senior channel manager for STORServer Inc., a provider of data backup solutions—was named to the 2016 Women of the Channel list by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company. More...

Homebuying help for low-income families

The Ventura County Community Development Corporation recently received a $60,000 grant from the Citi Foundation to support its Changing Lives through Homeownership Program. More...

Sports

Don’t tap out

Local fighters work on skills at MMA gym

There’s a common misconception when it comes to fighters. More...

Police Blotter

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

July 17 A man, 44, was arrested at Los Angeles Avenue and Spring Road for drug use and possession. A 24-year-old man was arrested at Campus Canyon Drive and Bitner Place for drug possession. More...

Family

Rescue group gives pets a second chance

$25K raised for husky born with colon defect

His mismatched eyes, striking facial features and pointed ears give Zeus the unmistakable look of a husky. The happy-go-lucky pooch has made a name for himself with a story that has attracted the love and attention of animal lovers worldwide. More...

Here comes the bridal showcase

The Bridal Premiere show will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Aug. 7 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. More...

Calendar

Calendar

FRI., JULY 29 Bella Vita Italian- American Social Club 6 p.m. at St. Jude Church social hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Champagne bingo bash with raffle and prizes. Lemon chicken piccata dinner served. RSVP required. More...

Letters

Scout not a fan of trucks

I am a seventh-grader at Mesa Verde Middle School in Moorpark. I am also a Boy Scout from Troop 604. I am currently working on my communication merit badge. I am writing to you in order to share my opinion about our roads. More...

Kudos to Moorpark

At a time when people like to bash government inefficiencies, I’d like to take the time to give a special thanks to the City of Moorpark and specifically to Allen Walter, parks and landscape superintendent. More...

Know the issues this election

Fred R. Lovell of Westlake Village wrote in a previous letter that he was basically complaining about every aspect of the election process, bad politicians and boredom as an excuse for a lack of patriotism leading to low voter turnout. More...

Millhouse won’t seek reelection

New face to join council that has been together since 2009

Moorpark City Councilmember Keith Millhouse announced he will not seek reelection in November, bringing to an end his nearly 16 years on the council and marking the first change in its makeup since 2009. More...

City a step closer to trails at Arroyo Vista

Project first approved in 2013 to include exercise equipment

With a plan in the works since 2013, the City of Moorpark’s goal of building a trail system in and around Arroyo Vista Community Park is one step closer to becoming a reality. More...

Community

College student in right place at right time

Eagle Scout uses Heimlich to save choking man

Camarillo resident Christian Apodaca was in the right place at the right time last week when he saw a man choking at a local burger place. Apodaca and his friend, Nathan Dowler, met for lunch on July 20 to catch up with one another. More...

Dedication to math education

UCLA grad awarded teaching fellowship

Amanda Bierhorst wants to inspire her future students with a passion for math and a love for learning. More...

Local high school football on the air at 99.1 The Ranch

Simi Valley country radio station 99.1 The Ranch will broadcast high school football this season, calling it “Ranch Friday Night Lights Game of the Week!” More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

LET’S PLAY FETCH—Blue is a 7-year-old gray pit bull. He is friendly but is sometimes shy meeting new people. He loves to play and knows basic commands. If you would like to adopt Blue, ask for animal ID No. More...

Faith

Pastor says God can be found everywhere

This article is part of a series highlighting the books, both fiction and nonfiction, that have shaped the thoughts and beliefs of local leaders in the faith community. More...

Simi Valley minister shares unlikely journey to the pulpit

Caleb Kaltenbach’s path to becoming lead pastor at Simi Valley’s Discovery Church was an unlikely one. It began with his upbringing in Missouri. More...

On The Town

Tasty event offers wine, beer, food and a bit of the Old West

Festival benefits local nonprofits

Droves of food and wine lovers come out to Camarillo Ranch year after year for A Taste of Camarillo. More...

A riveting, honest look at a daring ‘Infiltrator’

The Movie Nut

Bryan Cranston’s face has a lived-in look. It’s a face that looks like he’s seen more than he’s ready to talk about and done more than he’s willing to reveal, but he’s come to terms with it all. More...

Editorials

Be safe roaming the augmented reality playground

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Like all cities in the United States, ours have become an augmented reality playground. More...

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