Parents can use online data base to check progress

Moorpark parents won’t have to wait until the semester is half over to find out how their children are doing in school. The Moorpark Unified School District is piloting a database system that provides real time information to parents. Parents will be able to access detailed information about their child’s performance at school through a new student demographics database later […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

A locked car parked in the 200 block of Casey Road on Sept. 8 was burglarized. The car window was broken. Vandals spray-painted graffiti on the back wall of Longs drugstore on Sept. 6. Burglars entered a house under construction in the 10600 block of Citrus Road and attempted to remove a door sometime between Sept. 3 and 7. Someone […]

Moorpark High cross country training begins to show signs of success

Mark Jaeckel helped Moorpark High School’s girls cross country team get out of a bind. When Tara Thomas, longtime girls’ head coach, left the Musketeers for an assistant principal position at Mesa Verde Middle School in late August, Jaeckel filled the void. Now the 10-year coach of the Moorpark Striders youth team has high expectations for a Moorpark squad that […]

Kicking their way to victory

Fundraiser tickets on sale

Conejo Valley’s Troop Real Estate CARE (Community Awareness Realtors Engaged) Team presents a musical fundraiser to benefit the Moorpark High School award-winning Academic Decathlon Team on Sat., Sept. 29 at the campus Performing Arts Center, 4500 Tierra Rejada Road. The event begins with a silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by a performance at 7 p.m. of the internationally-acclaimed 2007 […]

City educators honored

Preventing and coping with hearing loss in a loud world

More than 28 million Americans have hearing loss, and a growing number of them are baby boomers. As a generation raised on rock ‘n’ roll and other loud noise, this group possesses a young state of mind but is often in denial about growing older and the damage it has done to its hearing. Inevitably, the condition will worsen unless […]

Talking with teens about acne care

Skin blemishes are a fact of life for many teenagers, as more than 85 percent deal with acne. Even though it’s common among adolescents, many teens feel isolated and embarrassed when they experience breakouts. For parents with teens suffering from acne, it can be tough to broach the topic of skin care and acne. Parents may be reluctant to draw […]

May the circle be unbroken

Chamber cooks up a storm at family fest