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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.
Photo by Janeene Nagaoka, courtesy of the VCCCD photo archive

Oxnard College hosts civil rights activist Angela Davis for a virtual conversation on social justice

By Marissa Roberts May 17, 2021
Oxnard College's Associated Student Government hosted civil rights activist Angela Davis, PhD for a live-streamed conversation on Wednesday night about the abolition of prisons, the prison-industrial complex and the police, the importance of ethnic studies and the Black Lives Matter movement. Over 500 people logged on via Zoom and Youtube to watch and ask questions.
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Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted in the US due to rare blood-clotting side effect

By Ryan Bough April 15, 2021
A federal advisory committee has ruled that the halt on the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will continue until more data is available on severe blood clot side effects.
The Underwood Family Farm barn is decorated for Easter on March 27, 2021, in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Mikayla Gay

Underwood Family Farms ‘Springtime on the Farm’ event brings Easter joy to the community

By Mikayla Gay April 14, 2021
This spring, families had the opportunity to attend Springtime on the Farm at Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark, from March 20 to April 11. Due to COVID-19, this spring on the farm was different than the rest.
Movie Review: To All the Boys: Always and Forever

Movie Review: ‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever’

By Rachael Thomas April 8, 2021
Movie Review of 'To All the Boys: Always and Forever' and a few college students give their thoughts on this final film to the "To All the Boys" trilogy.
Ventura County COVID-19 news from Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

Ventura County moves into less restrictive orange tier, allowing increased indoor capacities for restaurants, gyms, movie theaters and churches

By Ryan Bough April 7, 2021
Ventura County moves into orange tier which allows movie theaters, restaurants, churches and museums to have 50% capacity, and more.
Image provided by VCCCD photo archive.

Moorpark College FTMA professors present webinar ‘Women in Film: Under-representation and misrepresentation of women in the entertainment industry’

By Alondra Alton April 2, 2021
On Thursday, Film, Television and Media Arts also known as FTMA, professors hosted webinar "Women in Film: Under-representation and misrepresentation of women in the entertainment industry" to celebrate Women's History Month.
Image of Brittany Piper. Courtesy of Brittany Piper.

Protected: ASMC presents international activist and sexual assault survivor Brittany Piper

By Valeri Roussak April 2, 2021
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VCFD firefighters work to put out the Broadway fire on Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Amber Urban

Firefighters extinguish the Broadway fire in Moorpark as flames reach up to 120 feet

By Amber Urban April 1, 2021
On March 28, 2021 at 8:13 P.M. Ventura County Fire Department was called to the 11000 block of Broadway Road in Moorpark, CA for reports of a vegetation fire. When VCFD Engine 42 arrived on scene, they observed a row of eucalyptus trees engulfed in flames reaching 120 feet high.
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.
The Technology building is home to the Moorpark Reporter newsroom. Photo provided by the VCCCD photo archive. Photo credit: Clepsy Hernandez

Moorpark Reporter receives three recognitions at Spring 2021 Journalism Association of Community College awards

By Andrea Lopez March 29, 2021
With seminars being held through a computer screen, many student journalists were able to benefit from the great knowledge shared by other journalists and faculty from various universities across the United States.
Bri Fillips and Julian the donkey preform during the 31st annual Spring Spectacular Zoo Done It? on Sunday, March 21, 2021. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

America’s Teaching Zoo hosts the 31st annual Spring Spectacular ‘Zoo Done It?’

By Valeri Roussak March 26, 2021
America’s Teaching Zoo hosted their 31st annual Spring Spectacular, “Zoo Done It?” on March 21. The students of the Exotic Animal Training and Management program all worked together to create an entertaining show for friends and families to come watch.
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