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Moorpark College announces plans for classes to remain online until mid February

By Jane Walgren January 20, 2022

At the beginning of the spring semester, Moorpark College disclosed that courses would be held remotely for a limited amount of time due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases stemming from the highly contagious...

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Moorpark Reporter receives 15 awards and honorable mentions at Fall 2021 JACC awards

By Andrea Lopez December 26, 2021

The Fall 2021 Journalism Association of Community College conference was held virtually this past weekend and had over 200 students and faculty from Northern and Southern California in attendance. The...

The Quality Inn & Suites sign and office building is slowly transformed into a new shelter on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. This location will serve as the citys new permanent homeless shelter. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

Thousand Oaks takes steps to open its first permanent homeless shelter

By Christina Mehr December 26, 2021

The City of Thousand Oaks discussed plans to open its first homeless shelter, located at the Quality Inn and Suites on Conejo Blvd. The board collaborated with local developers, property owners and operators...

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Moorpark College hosts ‘Infants to Elders’ in honor of Native American Heritage Month

By Jane Walgren November 30, 2021

November has been nationally recognized as Native American Heritage Month for over 30 years. Moorpark College celebrated the month by addressing health disparities during a discussion with nursing faculty...

Trash and furniture is shown in an empty parking lot that used to be Armstrong Garden in Thousand Oaks on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

Thousand Oaks addresses local homeless humanitarian crisis

By Christina Mehr November 24, 2021

Amidst the Thousand Oaks community's homeless humanitarian crisis, local organizations have stepped up to help those affected by struggles with poverty, illness and/or drug use. According to the 2021 State...

Thousand Oaks man lights two homeless citizens on fire

Thousand Oaks man lights two homeless citizens on fire

By Rachel Franklin November 16, 2021

Update as of Nov. 17  at 10:25 a.m. - The suspect has been located and arrested, according to Ventura County Sheriff's Office. Ventura County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Thousand Oaks...

The Moorpark College Library remains empty on April 22, 2021 in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

VCCCD offers students easy money: $1000 in under 1 hour via HEERF funds

By Kylee Rogers November 10, 2021

Ventura County Community College students who are enrolled in at least six units during the fall semester and who qualify for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund had the opportunity to make $1000...

The Holy Branch of Olive! booth shared their story with their wood products to the attendees at the Greek Festival on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, in Camarillo, CA. Photo credit: Kylee Rogers

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church hosts Greek Festival

By Kylee Rogers November 9, 2021

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church hosted the 42nd annual Greek Festival at Freedom Park to appreciate Greek Culture through dance, food and vendors.The Oct. 22-24 event hosted two dance group performances:...

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ASMC discusses ways to spread Code of Conduct information

By Kylee Rogers November 8, 2021

The Associated Students of Moorpark College held a virtual meeting that covered ways to spread information about Moorpark's Code of Conduct, an ASMC shirt budget and picking a place for an Educational...

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Chris Soeung poses in front of the Veterans Resource Center on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at Moorpark College, CA. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

The U.S. Withdrawal: Perspective from an Afghanistan Refugee and U.S. Veteran

By Jane Walgren November 4, 2021

In February of 2020, the United States announced the ultimate decision to withdraw the U.S. troops from Afghanistan, sparking an array of perspectives and concerns that increasingly grew once events unfolded. In...

Vintage cars are shown at the Thousand Oaks Rotary Fairs Car Show on Sunday, Oct. 17th. The show had various models and makes of many vintage and antique cars. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

29th annual Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair brings the community together

By Christina Mehr November 2, 2021

After being canceled the year prior because of COVID-19 restrictions, the 29th annual Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair made its way back to the street for a day full of family, friends and fun.Vendors,...

Moorpark students gather outside for the scheduled school wide evacuation drill. After the earthquake drill, students evacuated from their classrooms into open spaces. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

Moorpark College participates in the Great CA ShakeOut

By Shahbano Raza October 28, 2021

In preparation for future earthquakes, students and faculty at Moorpark College participated in The Great California ShakeOut. The Great CA ShakeOut is an earthquake preparedness drill that schools,...

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