February 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Community paramedic pilot project gets the ‘A’ grade

A pilot project that trains paramedics to provide medical care beyond the first-responders’ traditional roles of simply transporting patients to emergency rooms could save lives and money if it was duplicated across the state, according to a re More...

Schools

Leading the way

Moorpark High students head north to state business competition

The students of Moorpark High’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter are ready to take on the world.  But first, they’re headed to the state capital.  On Feb. More...

CSUCI professors bring lecture series to three libraries

California State University Channel Islands will present its Library Lecture Series at several city libraries.  Campus faculty will discuss a variety of other topics in talks that are free to the public.  Following are the programs at local More...

COLLEGE STANDOUTS

Erin Donley of Moorpark has earned placement on the dean’s list for fall semester 2016 at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash.  Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.84 grade-point average to be listed.  Gonzaga University is a humanistic, Ca More...

Pets

Pet of the Week

BABY FACE—Bobby is about 8 months old. He is calm, friendly and loves affection. If you would like to adopt Bobby, ask for ID No. A658941 at the Ventura County Animal Services in Camarillo, 600 Aviation Drive. More...

Faith

Artist’s faith inspires creativity

The morning Mike Amato turned 49, he woke up in Los Robles Hospital lucky to be alive. The Newbury Park resident had suffered a “widow-maker” heart attack. More...

On The Town

Be our guest at the arts center for a tale as old as time

play review /// ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Theatergoers attending the opening weekend of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at the High Street Arts Center were the first to see the venerable theater’s new look since it was shut down, ironically, for a production crew from More...

Cineophile makes case for Academy’s Best Picture nominees

The Movie Nut

The best picture nominees this year have something for everyone who loves movies, and while there are clear Oscar favorites— based on other award shows—the Academy sometimes makes a surprising choice. More...

Calendar

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FRI., FEB. 17  Simi Valley-Moorpark Republican Women   More...

Letters

Writer feels the same way

I would like to respond to the Feb. 10 letter written by Lori Donner. What she wrote was heartfelt and true.  We must all be able to speak courageously when we see something happening that we know is wrong. More...

Local clergy concerned with executive order

As clergy and lay leaders representing a wide variety of faith traditions in Ventura County, we recognize our shared call to love our neighbor, welcome the stranger and offer all necessary support to those in need. More...

Millennial proud of her generation

As a 23-year-old who voted in her second election since turning 18, I can honestly say I have never been more proud of my generation.  Regardless of what side you are on or what your political beliefs are, the ability to share your opinions, bel More...

‘Copious’ rain to drench region

Between 2 and 4 inches expected Friday and Saturday

It’s been a busy winter at Mitch Hale’s Statewide Roofing Inc. in Thousand Oaks. “Business is good,” owner Cody Hale said. “I’ve got two crews out helping customers get ready for the upcoming storm.” More...

County’s social services referral line adds two-way texting

Text option allows residents to customize search with ZIP code

Inside 211, Ventura County’s 24-hour social services center, call specialist Moises Barrera was busy Monday morning helping someone on the line find local resources for veterans. More...

Community

Aspiring nurses prep for real-life emergencies

Mr. Shapiro’s chest rose and dropped with each shallow inhale and exhale, as he struggled to catch his breath. His team of nurses noted he was nauseous and dizzy but showed no signs of chest pain. More...

Roll ’em at casino night

Charity benefit

The Knights of Columbus Father McDonagh Assembly will host its ninth annual casino night from 6 to 11 p.m. Sat., Feb. More...

AT THE LIBRARY

The Moorpark City Library will present these free programs in March at 699 Moorpark Ave. For more information, visit www.moorparklibrary.org or call (805) 517-6370. More...

Sports

Are you experienced?

BASEBALL Easton Baseball factory in Conejo Valley is now open to the public

It’s a ballplayer’s paradise inside Easton Baseball’s headquarters in Thousand Oaks.  Easton, one of the country’s leading bat makers for baseball and softball, moved into the area from Van Nuys in September. More...

Playoffs come into focus

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Police Blotter

SHERIFF’S BLOTTER

Feb. 6  A resident in the 13000 block of Fox Glove Drive received multiple harassing phone calls.  Someone used counterfeit money to make a purchase at Starbucks, 6595 Collins Drive. More...

Family

Let me entertain you …

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Temptation is a see-through candy jar

Family Man

This past Valentine’s Day reminded me of something real, something good, something lacking in my house: a candy jar. After polishing off the last of the red and pink M&Ms from the Valentine’s candy jar Feb. More...

Moorpark College to let down its ‘Hair’

Moorpark College’s upcoming spring show celebrates both the 50th anniversary of the iconic American rock musical “Hair” and the year the community college was founded.  The Moorpark College Theatre Arts Department will host a s More...

Columns

Empower your senses while you can

Other Side of 50

We humans tend to take our senses for granted—until they stop working as well as they had in the past. It’s a well-known fact of life that our senses (sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste) all decline as we age. More...

Editorials

Looking for affordable housing? Good luck

EDITORIAL

Making housing affordable for today’s young buyers seems like the can that just keeps getting kicked down the road. It’s always somebody else’s problem. More...

Political Cartoon

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