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Game Postponed by Power Outage

A power outage forced the evacuation of students at Moorpark College Thursday night and also postponed a high school football game between Royal and Simi Valley scheduled to be played on campus.

Larry Logan, Ventura County Sheriff’s senior deputy, said a transformer in the east end of Moorpark blew out at approximately 7 p.m.

Because city officials could not determine when power would be restored, the game was postponed.

“From time to time these things happen, but it’s most inconvenient,” Logan said.

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Officials from Royal and Simi Valley hoped the game, which annually draws more than 5,000 fans, could be played after a short delay.

However, after a lengthy wait the campus was evacuated.


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