Versatile Johnson ready to take his game to Ivy League

Moorpark resident a star for Oaks Christian hoops team

Maybe it’s just a coincidence that Matt Johnson has the same initials as Magic Johnson. Like the former Los Angeles Lakers legend, Matt Johnson is a tall point guard with a pass-first approach to the game. A 6-foot-7, 195-pound senior for Oaks Christian’s boys’ basketball team, Johnson leads the Lions into their CIFSouthern Section Division IIIAA playoff opener on the […]

Teens sample careers at job shadow event

The Peanuts gang sings and plays at Camarillo theater

Play Review

Pack up the kids and head to Camarillo Community Theatre for “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” a charming, sweet family musical. The show opened offBroadway in 1967 with Gary Burghoff of “MASH” as Charlie Brown and Skip Hinnant of “The Electric Company” as Schroeder. CCT’s version is an “updated” show, with two new songs and the character of Patty […]

Called to the Torah

Emily Angelo will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah on Sat., Feb. 23 at Temple Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks. She is a seventh grade honors student at Chaparral Middle School and the daughter of Abby and Greg Angelo of Moorpark.

Houses of Worship

Calvary Chapel Tierra Rejada, Pastor Jim Olaiz. Peach Hill Clubhouse, at Rolling Knoll Road and Laurelhurst Road. (805) 407-5337 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 15351 Benwood Drive, (805) 523-7057. Community Christian Church, the Rev. Mike Woolley. 216 Moorpark Ave., (805) 529-3572. Congregation B’nai Emet, Rabbi Michele Paskow. Ste. 2C, 4645 Industrial St., Simi Valley, (805) 581-3723. Cornerstone Community […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

On Feb. 3, customers walked out of a restaurant in the 14700 block of Princeton Avenue without paying. A known suspect entered the Vons store in the 4200 block of Tierra Rejada Road on Feb. 5 and removed items without paying. On Feb. 6 a man crashed his car into two trees in a private parking lot in the 500 […]

MHS girls’ soccer team heading to Pasadena

In Division II girls’ soccer, MHS will look for an upset on the road Saturday when they face Pasadena High, the No. 1 seed from the Pacific League. Moorpark is led by seniors Kaitlin Paletta, Jessica Dingman, Andria Jackson and Miranda Rodriguez. MHS went 5-4-5 in the Marmonte League this year. Game time is set for 3 p.m.

Walnut Canyon presents ‘Cinderella’

Walnut Canyon School in Moorpark is producing Disney’s musical “Cinderella” at 6 p.m. Fri., Feb. 29 at Memorial Auditorium, 280 Casey Road, Moorpark. Walnut Canyon is one of only two elementary-level performing arts magnet schools in Ventura County. The school has been producing musicals for the last five years and sponsors a 60-member chorus. All 600 students at the school […]

Tall task for Musketeers

Apparently, somebody thinks the Moorpark High girls’ basketball team doesn’t have much of a shot in the CIF-Southern Section Division IAA postseason. The Musketeers don’t agree. When the playoffs begin Saturday for MHS, the Musketeers’ opponent will be Long Beach Poly, the division’s No. 1 seed. Since the top-ranked team always begins the playoffs at home against the lowest seed, […]

‘On Golden Pond’ examines family relationships

Play Review

Watching “On Golden Pond” at the High Street Arts Center is like spending a summer in a lakeside cottage: time plods along at a leisurely pace, there’re some entertaining moments and nothing much happens. Don Pearlman and Helene Benjamin play married couple Norman Jr. and Ethel Thayer spending the 48th summer- and Norman’s 80th birthday- in their Maine lake home. […]