August 14, 2014 Edition
Ready for the first day
Melyssa Jones said she watched with joy as a 6-yearold girl selected a brand-new backpack for the co...
Campaigns see war chests swell
Democrat Jacqui Irwin continues to maintain a sizeable fundraising advantage over Republican Rob McC...
Calling all writers
The Moorpark Acorn’s popular annual Fiction in a Nutshell contest is underway, and it’s ...
Simons seeks offce to make city more business friendly
Ken Simons said Moorpark needs to be more business friendly if it wants to attract more companies t...
Incumbent aims to strengthen relationship between city, schools
Mark Van Dam was new to town when a proposal to construct a median that would block access to Sunse...
Baby is family’s silver lining
Piles of toys, diapers and clothes for a baby boy have inundated the home of Simi Valley resident Ni...
A ‘purr-fect’ day to adopt a black cat
Sleek, majestic, playful and cuddly—what’s not to like about a black cat? This Sunday, A...
Contamination remains a health concern
Officials at the Department of Toxic Substances Control are unsure of whether the cleanup of contami...
Game is priceless
Deanna Salas’ life is fairly typical for a Camarillo 19-year-old. Headed into her third year o...
READY FOR SCHOOL— Above, Kathy Wilson, transitional kindergarten teacher at Walnut Canyon Scho...
Writer conquers half marathon
Editor’s note: Acorn sportswriter Gilberto Manzano attempted to relive his high school cross c...
Mavericks are stars of summer classic
Pet of the Week
BIG SWEETHEART—Samoa is a female white-and-gray pit bull about 2 years old. She likes to play ...
July 27 Between July 27 and 28, Kahoots Tack and Apparel in the first block of Poindexter Avenue wa...
Keeping the faith
Rabbi Michele Paskow said she loves being part of Congregation B’nai Emet, a small Jewish syna...
Open house is a picnic
Temple Etz Chaim will host a “One TEC Family” splash and open house for the community fr...
Families get a kick out of martial arts
Have newspaper, will travel . . .
Summer is in full swing and that means the annual Take Your Acorn on Vacation photo contest...
Event will be one for the books
The Moorpark City Library will have a chance to add new technology thanks to the Moorpark...
Museum screens classic western
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Conejo Valley Historical Society, the movie “The Man ...
Conservation plan is flawed
Many thanks to Anna Bitong for covering the Calleguas Municipal Water District’s endorsement o...
Awareness is key
Awareness is the first step in finding a cure. I am an advocate with the Ovarian Cancer National All...
November ballot takes shape—school race includes 7
It may not be a presidential election, but Nov. 15 will be an election day with a long list of candi...
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