Moorpark College Reporter

Moorpark College recognized as a 2020 Champion of Higher Education

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November 24, 2020

For the fifth consecutive year, Moorpark College has been honored as a 2020 Champion of Higher Education for it's role in leading the state in Associate Degree for Transfer implementation. Moorpark College...

Ventura County urges residents to get tested for COVID-19 as positive cases increase

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November 19, 2020

Ventura County explained their adjusted approach to testing and preventative measures to handle the demand of increasing COVID-19 cases in a press conference on Nov. 18.Ventura County Board of Supervisors...

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...

Simi Valley City Council approves housing initiative for homeless living in cars

November 17, 2020

The Simi Valley City Council has unanimously approved the City Manager’s next step of forming a contract with a service provider for the Safe Park Pilot Program. The program is unlike any other housing...

Ventura County on the path towards the purple tier

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November 16, 2020

On Nov. 12, 2020 Ventura County held a weekly COVID-19 press conference from the walk-in testing site at the Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura, CA. The walk-in site is a free service for COVID-19 testing....

Moorpark Unified School District authorized to resume in-person classes

Moorpark High School resumed in-person learning on Oct. 21, 2020. Students are divided into two cohorts to help social distancing. Photo credit: Adriana Janiga
November 15, 2020

After seven months of quarantine and social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Moorpark middle schools and Moorpark High School were authorized to begin blended classes.After developing a COVID-19...

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...

Joe Biden is projected to win the presidency, what happens next?

President-elect Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., on Nov. 7, 2020. Photo by Andrew Harnik / AP pool
November 13, 2020

On Saturday, four days after the election, the Associated Press (AP) projected Democratic nominee Joe Biden to win the presidency after both Pennsylvania and Nevada were predicted to go to him. The...

Ventura County residents rally to start-up high school sports at ‘Let Ventura Play’ protest

Stevie Ledesma, Trinity Mendoza, and Chanell Ledesma (left to right) participate in the Let Us Play rally in Ventura, CA on Nov. 6 Photo credit: Emily Ledesma
November 11, 2020

Since mid-March, California has been on lockdown due to the ongoing pandemic. Life has changed entirely as activities that were once taken for granted are now socially discouraged or have been outright...

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...

Ventura County Police Departments host their first socially distanced drive-thru trick or treating

Andy Puhek waves to a passing car during the Thousand Oaks Police Department drive-thru trick or treating event on Saturday, Oct. 31 in Thousand Oaks, CA. Photo credit: Ryan Bough
November 3, 2020

On Halloween, the Unity to Spark Change foundation along with the local law enforcement supported the community by hosting a drive-thru trick or treat event. Families of all sizes drove up to the Thousand...

Ventura County’s case rate continues to improve going into November

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November 3, 2020

On Oct. 28, 2020 Ventura County hosted the weekly COVID-19 press conference. Ventura County remains in the red tier but if the county does not continue to work together and the tier metrics deteriorate,...

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