North Park sounds good for Moorpark

The more I learn about the North Park Village plan for Moorpark, the more I appreciate it, and feel inclined to vote yes on Measure A6 next year to approve the plan. North Park would give Moorpark residents permanent control over future uses for about 3,500 acres of land adjacent to the city. The North Park plan would bring a massive […]

Information nights scheduled for local schools

Residents of the Moorpark Unified School District may apply to enroll their children for grades K through 8 in any district school, regardless of attendance area boundaries, pending space availability. Students in the local residence area will have first priority and due to enrollment growth, not all requests will be honored. Parents Information Nights have been scheduled in January for […]

Home-court advantage

MHS boys

After a 7-7 early season record, including a Marmonte League loss, the Moorpark boys’ basketball team is looking to get on top of its game. With seven returning Musketeers, head coach Tim Bednar is hopeful the team has learned some lessons and can play at its best when it returns to league play on Fri., Jan. 6 in a road […]

High school softball umpires needed

The Channel Coast Softball Officials Association is seeking officials to umpire high school softball games. The Association provides umpires for all schools from Calabasas to Santa Barbara. It also provides classroom training and on-the-field experience before the high school season starts March 3. Classes start Jan. 18 and are open to everyone 18 years and older who have graduated from […]

Photo highlight of 2005—Full of hot air

Soap opera star reveals struggle with misdiagnosis

It’s a condition with no known cause and one that is commonly misdiagnosed. Its symptoms are often mistaken for other urologic and gynecologic disorders, such as endometriosis, recurrent and unresolved urinary tract infections and overactive bladder. Interstitial cystitis, or IC, is a painful bladder condition characterized by pain in the pelvis, back, bladder or thighs, coupled with the need to […]

Cooking demonstration planned for seniors

Joyce Barnett will give a free demonstration on how to prepare salmon patties and some side dishes at 2 p.m. Tues., Jan. 10 at the Active Adult Center kitchen, 799 Moorpark Ave., Moorpark. Please RSVP early as space is limited. For more information and reservations, please call (805) 5176261.

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“Munich” Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciaran Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hanns Zischler, Ayelet Zurer, Geoffrey Rush Rated: R (for violence) Running time: 181 minutes Best suited for: Those who see war as the least of any acceptable solution Least suited for: Anyone expecting a glossy, stylized “Hollywood” action-packed adventure Much ink has already been spilled about […]

A local soldier’s letter from Iraq

Happy holidays from Iraq! It’s been about two months now since I’ve been in the sandbox (Iraq) and everything is going well. The weather is not too bad now that it’s starting to get closer to winter and cooling down to the 90s in the day compared to the 120s in the past. Scenery isn’t too bad, either, just a […]

Improve Your Home’s Electrical Safety

Home renovations add value. They also present a prime opportunity for an investment to improve a home’s electrical safety. The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is urging consumers to install arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) to protect all of the circuits throughout the home during renovations. AFCIs are electrical safety devices designed to prevent fires caused by dangerous electrical arcs. […]