January 20, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Homeless census to double its efforts

Counters will seek out teens and young adults

For the first time since they started tracking numbers in 2007, Ventura County officials will do two separate head counts of the region’s homeless adults and children this year, hoping for a better assessment of hidden populations that may have More...

Looking ahead in business for 2017

City officials are working to bring in new tenants to fill Macy’s Men’s & Home at the Simi Valley Town Center, which is one of 68 locations the national retailer announced Jan. 4 would close. More...

SAFECAM helps cops solve crimes

In an effort to help prevent and solve crimes in the city, the Simi Valley Police Department is inviting businesses and residents to register their security cameras with its new SAFECAM program. More...

Local team will lead ‘Lucy’ mission

Aerospace company KinetX to explore Jupiter’s asteroids

KinetX Aerospace, a private company with offices in Simi Valley, is designing the navigation and providing mission support for “Lucy,” a robotic spacecraft set to explore six of Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids. More...

Mayor will meet with residents one-on-one

Simi Valley Mayor Bob Huber will host an opportunity for the public to meet with him from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Jan. More...

Grant spending plan approved

Funds will be used for college-readiness initiatives

Over the next three years, Simi Valley Unified School District will spend about $223,000 in state grant funds on college readiness-related endeavors. Following a public hearing at the Jan. More...

Simi man sentenced in jail assault

A Ventura County Jail inmate from Simi Valley who assaulted another inmate last February has been sentenced to a year in jail, plus 36 months of probation.   As part of his Jan. More...

Wildlife zone would protect routes

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on whether to create a completely new zoning designation. More...

BRIEFS

Nonprofit offers training to help victims of trafficking Human trafficking is happening in every country and even in Ventura County. More...

The Art of Cookie Sales

KNOWING THE PRODUCT—Chloe Levin, 8, of Girl Scout Troop 61054 plays Cookie Safety Bingo with other Scouts during the annual Cookie University on Jan. 14 at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. More...