Moorpark College Reporter

Ventura County provides coronavirus updates and plans to reopen school districts

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September 28, 2020

On Wed. Sept. 23, Ventura County reviewed their COVID-19 status and plans to reopen school districts as positive case rates decline. After six months of quarantine and stay at home orders, Ventura County...

U.S. Coronavirus cases soar past 100k as Trump signs $2 trillion relief bill

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March 28, 2020

On Friday, March 27 President Donald Trump signed into law a roughly $2 trillion Coronavirus stimulus bill in an attempt to add some much needed relief to the U.S. economy. The bill is the largest economic...

Moorpark Women’s Basketball championship run cut short due to the Coronavirus

Moorpark Head Coach Kenny Plummer breaks the huddle at the start of the first playoff game against Riverside City College on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Moorpark College. Moorpark moves to round two of the playoffs after beating Riverside City 96-65. Photo credit: Ryan Bough
March 22, 2020

The incredible season by the Moorpark Raiders (27-1, 8-0) and their 19 game win streak came to a devastating end last week as the 2020 CCCAA Women’s Basketball State Tournament was canceled due to...

CDC confirms case of COVID-19 coronavirus in Ventura County, overall risk remains low

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March 12, 2020

The CDC has confirmed the first case of the COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, in Ventura County. Officials in Ventura County stated that the patient in question had recently traveled from San Francisco...

Ventura County Office of Education faces new challenges with distance learning amid the County’s return to the Purple Tier

The Ventura County Office of Education in Camarillo, Calif. remains closed on Friday, Dec.11. The office has limited visitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo credit: Leslie Mendez
December 16, 2020

In-person instruction at the select schools will carry on with the new stay at home order announced on Thursday, December 3, by California Governor Gavin Newsom in his press release.Back in April, the...

‘Its right on our doorstep’: Ventura County faces largest COVID-19 surge yet as first batch of vaccinations are delivered

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December 14, 2020

Ventura County has seen a new surge in COVID-19 cases across the county over the weekend. In just three days there has been an increase of 2,651 cases reported. Public Health Officer, Dr. Robert Levin...

Thanksgiving during the COVID-19 Pandemic

A table is being prepared for Thanksgiving during the COVID-19 pandemic on Nov. 26, 2020. Photo credit: Alissa Schoepflin
November 26, 2020

During the holiday season, families across the world would normally be preparing to gather round for a home-cooked meal with family and friends for Thanksgiving. Yet due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...

Governor Newsom pulls emergency brake on reopening and announces the possibility of a curfew

A family enters the AMC in Thousand Oaks on Monday, Nov. 16. The Theater is forced to close its doors again on Nov. 17, due to Ventura County moving back to the Purple Tier. Photo credit: Tara Brown
November 17, 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the state’s emergency brake on the COVID-19 tier system as 28 counties move back into the purple tier in a press conference on Nov. 16.“Daily cases...

Journalism Association of Community Colleges holds virtual statewide conference

The Technology building is home to the Moorpark Reporter newsroom. Photo provided by the VCCCD photo archive. Photo credit: Clepsy Hernandez
November 14, 2020

The Moorpark Reporter staff attended the Journalism Association of Community College (JACC) Fall 2020 conference and participated in workshops on the key issues of coronavirus, ethics and social media...

CCCAA Board moving forward with contingency plan for the return of school athletics

Moorpark Wide Receiver Zach Jones is pushed out of bounds by Ventura Defensive Back Keeven Ross but brings the Raiders a first down during the 52nd annual Citrus cup against Ventura College on Oct. 27 at Moorpark College. Photo credit: Ryan Bough
November 13, 2020

When the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) suspended school athletics in March, many wondered if they would ever return during this global COVID-19 pandemic.In July, the CCCAA drew...

Ventura County remains in the red tier as officials praise social distancing and discourage large holiday gatherings

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November 5, 2020

Holidays are fast approaching and Ventura County remains in the red tier, the second of four tiers in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy.The County of Ventura hosted the weekly COVID-19 Press Conference...

Halloweekend in Simi Valley kicks off with drive-in screening of The Addams Family

Cars are parked in front of the big screen to watch 'The Addams Family' at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park on Thursday, Oct. 29. Photo credit: Caitlin McHale
November 2, 2020

Although Coronavirus precautions are still in place, the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a Halloween weekend extravaganza. Consisting of spooky drive-in movies, as well as a trick or treat drive-thru...

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