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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Simi Valley invites voters to participate in the 2022 midterm elections on Nov. 4, 2022. Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin and Lori Mills are on the ballot for the 42nd State Assembly election. Photo credit: Sarah Graue

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin faces challenger Lori Mills in the 42nd State Assembly District election

By Sarah Graue November 8, 2022
Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin of Thousand Oaks is running against businesswoman Lori Mills in the race to represent California's 42nd State Assembly District.
Gas powered cars pack the Moorpark student lot on Tuesday, Sept. 6th, 2022. Photo credit: Teagan Davidge

Moorpark College students react to future ban on the sale of gas powered vehicles

By Teagan Davidge September 17, 2022
A climate-change related executive order was issued by California Gov. Gavin Newsom in legislation published on Sept. 23, 2020. The order states that by 2035, all new cars and passenger trucks sold in-state must be zero-emission vehicles, also referred to as ZEV's.
The Planned Parenthood in Newbury Park remained open on May 18. Photo credit: Sulor Garretson

Supreme Court leaked draft opinion set to overturn Roe v. Wade landmark decision

By Sulor Garretson May 18, 2022

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court’s draft opinion on the landmark Roe v. Wade decision was leaked. The draft opinion proposed to strike down and possibly overturn the decision of protecting...

The Fred Kavli Science Center on May 10, 2022. The center consists of multiple departments at Moorpark College, including Life Sciences. Photo credit: Shahbano Raza

Moorpark College awaits approval to develop a bachelor’s degree in biomanufacturing

By Shahbano Raza May 14, 2022
The offering of bachelor’s degrees at community colleges might soon become the new normal. While some community colleges already offer bachelor's degrees, more community colleges are likely to follow suit thanks to recent developments in education legislation.
An informational sign sits atop a desk in the Math and Science Center in the Moorpark College Library. It explains the well known drop, cover, and hold on instructions to follow during the event of an earthquake. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

3.8 Magnitude Earthquake hits Ventura County

By Christina Mehr February 14, 2022
As reported by the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 3.8 earthquake took place around 4:25 p.m. six miles NorthWest of Santa Paula on Feb. 10. The earthquake had a depth of 14 miles.
A car drives out of the Calabasas Library lot, next to the Calabasas voting center on Sept. 13, 2021. Voting for the Gubernational Recall Election will be open to residents through Sept. 14, 2021. Photo credit: Rachel Franklin

Californians vote on the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom

By Adriana Janiga September 14, 2021
Republicans from the State of California, which has been governed by Democrats for more than a decade, met the requirements to organize the recall to remove Newsom.
Governor Newsom ushers in state’s reopening at Universal Studios Hollywood, holds $15 million Vax for the Win grand prize drawing on Tuesday, June 14, 2021. Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom.

Mask Mandate lifted in California as the state begins to ‘roar back’ and lift most COVID-19 restrictions

By Ryan Bough June 15, 2021
California 'roars back' as the state lifts most COVID restrictions including the Mask Mandate. After 15 long months, California is back. On June 15, most COVID-19 restrictions were lifted for vaccinated individuals including the mask mandate.
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

California schools surpass 1 year of virtual learning due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

By Amber Urban March 30, 2021
In March 2020, the state of California decided to shut down all public schools with in person learning. In Ventura County, this occurred a couple of days before Spring Break.
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaking at Wednesday’s COVID-19 press conference on March 3 in Ventura County.

Ventura County prioritizes providing COVID-19 vaccines for essential workers and educators to safely return to school and work

By Hailey Garcia March 8, 2021
On March 3, Governor of California, Gavin Newsom was present in Wednesday’s press conference. The COVID-19 press conference was held in the Ventura County Office of Education vaccination site
California Governor Gavin Newsom concludes his press conference on Jan. 25, 2021 where he announced an end to the statewide lockdown.

Governor Newsom lifts statewide COVID-19 stay at home orders

By Aleea Evangelista January 28, 2021
California Governor Gavin Newsom ends the stay at home order among all five regions of the state in a Jan. 25 Coronavirus news conference.
Image provided by the CDC

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

By Aleea Evangelista 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.
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

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

By Aleea Evangelista 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.
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