June 23, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Police issue warning after break-in on Country Club Drive

Burglars made off with over $30,000 worth of jewelry, watches, electronics, high-end shoes and clothing during a break-in last week at a home in Wood Ranch, police said. More...

Emergency H2O ready in a moment

Military-grade equipment acquired through federal program

Those who hear about police departments outfitted with military surplus equipment generally envision SWAT teams dressed like commandos and armed with high-tech assault rifles.  More...

Texas man suspected of ‘luring’ VC teen

Man drove 800 miles and picked girl up from school, sheriff says

Ventura County detectives traveled to Texas earlier this month to arrest and extradite a man they say committed a lewd act on a 14-year-old Thousand Oaks girl last December after striking up a relationship online.  More...

Police ready for July 4 enforcement challenges

Each year, the Simi Valley Police Department increases enforcement during the July 4 holiday season. The effort last year resulted in illegal fireworks being seized from numerous locations and led to a decrease in fireworks violations. More...

Volunteers honored at special breakfast

SVCC installs new board members

The Simi Valley Community Council honored volunteers from local nonprofits at the annual President’s Breakfast held on June 10 at the Best Western Posada Royale Hotel.  The theme was “Volunteers Make the World a Brighter Place.&rdquo More...

Train to be an usher at T.O. Civic Arts Plaza

Training for new ushers at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza theaters will begin in September.  Ushering will give volunteers an opportunity to support a community theater, meet new people and see the shows.  More...

Carrying the Flame of Hope

Law Enforcement Torch Run a fundraiser for Special Olympics
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Rains take toll on water quality

BEACH REPORT Conditions improving in time for summer

The much-needed winter storms last season put an end to California’s historic drought, but all that rain came at a cost—poor beach water quality during the winter months. More...

Driver arrested in stolen car

At about 4:11 p.m. Sun., June 18, officers found an unoccupied stolen vehicle parked in the area of Ashland Avenue at Third Street.  A surveillance was established on the vehicle and at about 5:46 p.m. More...

Fireworks festival debuts new attractions

The Rotary Club of Simi Valley will present a two-day Stars and Stripes Fireworks Festival Mon. and Tues., July 3 and 4 at Rancho Santa Susana Park, 5005 E. More...

Upcoming activities for all ages

AT THE LIBRARY

The Simi Valley Public Library at 2969 Tapo Canyon Road will offer the following free activities in July. For more information or to make reservations, call (805) 526-1735 or go to the website, simivalleylibrary.org. More...

Gym to host auditions for Olympic hopefuls

24 Hour Fitness and the USOC are giving athletes the opportunity to audition to be Olympic contenders on Sat., June 24 at participating clubs nationwide. The local participating club is Simi Valley Sport Gym, 1352 Madera Road. More...

Enchanting melodies at the library

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Take a journey through time at Strathearn Park

Tour historical buildings, see live shows Saturday

Everything old will be new again as “Simi Valley: Our Journey Through Time” brings the past to life at Strathearn Historical Park and Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...