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City Council *All council members can be contacted by calling (805) 5176200 ext. 222 Mayor Janice Parvin E-mail: jparvin@ci.moorpark.ca.us Councilmember Roseann Mikos E-mail: rmikos@ci.moorpark.ca.us Councilmember Keith Millhouse E-mail: kmillhouse@ci.moorpark.ca.us Councilmember Mark Van Dam E-mail: mvandam@ci.moorpark.ca.us Councilmember David Pollock E-mail: dpollock@ci.moorpark.ca.us School Board *All board members can be contacted by calling (805) 378-6300. Bruce Thomas Email: bthomas@mrpk.org Greg Barker Email: gbarker@mrpk.org […]

Reagan Library docents can be part of history

With renovation plans on the horizon that are likely to increase museum attendance, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is on the hunt for docents. Even though the volunteer base at the library currently numbers 300, Carol Cohea, director of volunteers and visitor services, says 150 more are needed. “I need a lot more because we’re open seven days a week […]

Trio allegedly threatened bodily harm to collect on dealer’s drug debts

Two family members and a friend of a young man accused of dealing drugs were arrested last week in Moorpark on charges of extortion for allegedly trying to collect on his drug debts while he was in jail. Jeremy Hernandez was picked up Dec. 2 for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute after Moorpark High School Resource Officer […]

Teen accused of 2 stabbings in Moorpark

A 19-year-old Simi Valley resident has been accused of a second stabbing in Moorpark. Turk Rangel, who was already in custody on an attempted murder charge related to an incident in May, was arrested again last week in connection with a stabbing that took place July 11 at Spring Road and Los Angeles Avenue in Moorpark. That evening, Moorpark patrol […]

Actresses shine in ‘Female Transport’

Play review

Adversity makes for strange bedfellows in Gothic Productions’ “Female Transport,” playing at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts weekends through Jan. 24. The females being transported in Steve Gooch’s drama are criminals of 19th-century London. Aboard a creaky, leaky ship, they’re on their way to the penal colonies of Australia, the new dumping ground for human discards since America broke […]


Couples can ‘fireproof’ marriages

Couples are invited to a free screening of the movie “Fireproof” at 7 p.m. Fri., Jan 22. at Church in the Canyon, 4235 Las Virgenes, Calabasas. Popcorn and free childcare will be provided. The church will also offer weekly classes for couples on relationships at 11:15 a.m. Sundays beginning Jan. 24, following the 9:30 worship Services, and ongoing Bible study classes with […]

How to help Haiti earthquake victims

The Moorpark Acorn prides itself on covering the local news and people that make our city great. But when a worldwide catastrophe like Tuesday’s massive earthquake in Haiti occurs, we’re reminded how important it is to stretch the boundaries of our compassion and do our best to help the people of this faraway place. Although thousands of miles removed from […]

Birthday seniors have rockin’ lunch

The Moorpark Active Adult Center will host the January birthday “Rock ’n’ Roll” lunch at noon Wed., Jan. 27 at the center, 799 Moorpark Ave., Moorpark. The menu will have a salad bar, root beer floats (sugar-free available) and beef, turkey or veggie burgers. The program at 1 p.m. will feature the guitar and vocals of Teresa and Pat Russell, […]

Moorpark made a difference this Christmas

I’d like to express my appreciation to all who gave so generously of food, toys, time and energy to make the Christmas season a happy one. I’d like to acknowledge and thank: •The Feed Moorpark “Foot Patrol,” volunteers who knocked on doors, passed out bags and returned to pick them up full of food. •Moorpark neighbors who shopped and filled […]