Moorpark College Reporter

Ventura County Public Health tightens restrictions on Halloween celebrations in new guidance

Bags of Halloween candy line the shelfs in Oak Park, CA on Wednesday, Sept. 16. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

By Dominic D'Amico

September 18, 2020

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, Ventura County Public Health issued updated guidance for celebrating Halloween under the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The information from Ventura County Public Health reiterates that gatherings are not allowed under current California State Health Order and provides advice on how to saf...

VCCCD Board of Trustees meet to discuss updates on college reports and budget reduction scenarios

Chancellor Greg Gillespie gives an update on COVID-19 to the board and public at the special meeting on Tuesday, March 18, in Camarillo, Calif. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

By Karla Vazquez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) held a virtual board of trustees meeting on Sept. 8, 2020. The board of trustees meeting began with student and college reports from all three community colleges in the district. Oxnard College will be hosting a campus-wide book reading of “Wh...

City of Oxnard works to convert local motel into a homeless shelter

The city of Oxnard is considering the Vagabond Inn to provide housing for homeless people on Tuesday, Sept 8, in Oxnard, CA. Photo by Ryan Bough

By Karla Vazquez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2020

On Sept. 2, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that $600 million in grant funding would be used to fund Project Homekey. Project Homekey is a program that will offer sufficient permanent supportive housing units to the homeless population in California. The funds are being made available ...

Oxnard Multicultural Festival proves to be a diverse success

Two members of the Mestizo dance group pose for a quick picture before their performance. Photo credit: Daniela Alvarez

By Daniela Alvarez, Staff writer

October 7, 2014

The 19th Annual Oxnard Multicultural Festival, presented by the City of Oxnard's Community Relations Commission, was a celebration of the embrace of a variety of cultures and world views. Read More »...

5 haunting Halloween events not to miss

Event schedule for the Harvest Festival at Pierce College on Oct. 6. Photo credit:

By Elizabeth Bradford, Staff writer

October 7, 2014

Halloween is quickly approaching and students are eager to get in the spirit whether they need a break from studying or just the thrill of getting scared. There are many local places that are great for students looking for a great Halloween experience without the scary Halloween cost. "Halloween...