Moorpark College Reporter

Moorpark College faculty holds demonstration outside campus in support of the union

Moorpark College faculty holds demonstration outside campus in support of the union

By Ryan Bough

November 20, 2019

A group of demonstrators stationed themselves in front of the Moorpark College digital marquee at the crossroads of Campus Park Drive and Collins Drive on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Demonstrators were Moorpark College faculty members raising awareness to the rising tensions regarding the current negotiations wi...

Tensions arise as district declares impasse among other issues during the public session

Tensions arise as district declares impasse among other issues during the public session

By Ryan Bough

November 20, 2019

The Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees met in a public session on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to discuss multiple agenda items. The reason behind the demonstrators appearance was to witness public comments regarding the current negotiations between the VCCCD and the teachers union, AF...

Operation revive: An inside game review of Modern Warfare

Operation revive: An inside game review of Modern Warfare

By Dominic D'Amico and Ryan Bough

November 14, 2019

Remakes and re-imaginings are the new hot thing. Iconic comic book series are re-imagined into films, old television successes are rebooted with new actors and old video games are given new life through modern technology. With all the success similar efforts have achieved, it's no surprise video game de...

Veterans Resource Center holds celebration in honor of veterans

Veterans Resource Center holds celebration in honor of veterans

By Jennifer Ojeda

November 13, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12 the Moorpark College Veterans Resource Center kicked off a week long celebration in honor of veterans. The VRC arranged for food trucks, an inflatable obstacle course and informational companies to campus for the festivities. The event included student speaker, Ryan Spires, a prior se...

Rendezvous at the Zoo attracts stampedes through Saturday night

Rendezvous at the Zoo attracts stampedes through Saturday night

By Christine Hernandez

November 12, 2019

The Exotic Animal and Management Program at Moorpark College held their eighth annual Rendezvous at the Zoo on Saturday Nov. 9 at America’s Teaching Zoo from 5-9 p.m.Upon arrival guests were checked in and given glow sticks to get the party started. The evening was filled with joy and excitemen...

Thousand Oaks remembers, Borderline family pays tribute to fallen friends

Thousand Oaks remembers, Borderline family pays tribute to fallen friends

By Whitney Bussell

November 8, 2019

On Nov. 7, 2018 a mass shooting occurred in what was, and is still known as, one of the safest cities in America. Thousand Oaks, a small town community of only 130,000 people, suffered through a nightmare as 12 members of the community were gunned down at random at the Borderline Bar and Grill, a favorit...

Gallery: Ventura River Fire coverage

Gallery: Ventura River Fire coverage

By Justin Downes, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

This gallery is comprised of photos shot by Justin Downes on October 25, 2019 when a small brush fire impacted near a dry riverbed up in Ventura.

Rendezvous at the Zoo plans to host a roaring evening

Rendezvous at the Zoo plans to host a roaring evening

By Christine Hernandez

November 5, 2019

The Exotic Animal Training and Management program at Moorpark College are preparing for the 8th annual Rendezvous at the Zoo. America's Teaching Zoo relies on this event, as it is their largest fundraiser of the year. Guests can expect animal encounters, student presentations, surprise appearances fr...

Local community response goes above and beyond in the wake of the Maria Fire

Local community response goes above and beyond in the wake of the Maria Fire

By Whitney Bussell

November 1, 2019

Just after 6 p.m. on Oct. 31 the Maria Fire broke out atop of South Mountain just south of Santa Paula. The fire quickly grew to 8,060 acres by 4 a.m. according to the VCFD PIO. Over 500 firefighters are working tirelessly to battle this fast moving fire. The Ventura County Fire Department and suppor...

Easy Fire spread rapidly amongst strong winds, threatening Ventura County

Easy Fire spread rapidly amongst strong winds, threatening Ventura County

By Whitney Bussell

October 30, 2019

The Easy Fire erupted early this morning just after 6 a.m. beginning with 30 mph winds. The Ventura County Firefighter Department acted swiftly as evacuations needed to happen fast. At 10 a.m. it was reported that the fire spread to 1,300 acres according to a tweet made by the VCFD PIO. The scene from the R...

Simi Valley Dia de los Muertos Festival educates and entertains

Simi Valley Dia de los Muertos Festival educates and entertains

By Madina Safdari

October 29, 2019

The Simi Valley Historical Society and Museum held their fifth annual Dia de los Muertos Festival on Sunday Oct. 27 at Strathearn Historical Park from 2-7 p.m. The day was filled with captivating traditional dances, vendors and face painting.Event coordinator and director at Strathearn Historical Park, Car...

Red Flag Warning issued for Ventura County, residents are advised to be prepared

Red Flag Warning issued for Ventura County, residents are advised to be prepared

By Whitney Bussell

October 22, 2019

Ventura County has been issued a Red Flag Warning to take effect Thursday at 1 a.m. following a notice from the National Weather Service informing Southern California residents of yet another wave of incoming Santa Ana winds. Though the Red Flag Warning has been issued to begin early Thursday morning, w...