September 3, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Health & Wellness

Golfers tee off to benefit cancer research

Residents of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties took steps toward helping cancer research when they teamed up for an inaugural American Cancer Society Gold Coast Invitational golf tournament on July 19. More...

Volunteers sought for hospice

The Simi Valley medical offices of Kaiser Permanente are seeking volunteers to spend time with hospice patients to provide support and companionship. More...

Business

Simi jobs site launched

Stacey Chandler and her husband, Michael, have launched SimiJobs.com, an online career board that targets job seekers in the city of Simi Valley. More...

Get a jump on tax time

A Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar will be presented free of charge from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fri., Sept. 17 at the East County Job & Career Center, 980 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley. More...

Sports

Pioneers keep momentum alive

The Simi Valley High football team has its sights set even higher this year after finishing 6-4 overall and 4-3 in the Marmonte League last season, good enough for a fourth place finish. More...

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2004 Pioneers Schedule

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On The Town

Play compassionately explores challenges of mental illness

The Santa Paula Theater Center will present Tom Griffin More...

Youth acting classes steppingstone for career

The recreation departments in Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo and Ventura are sponsoring drama classes for youth 4 to 12 years of age. More...

Appleton House expansion to begin soon

Construction to expand a transitional living facility for people who are homeless and affected by mental illness is expected to begin later this month, officials said. More...

When the mentally ill break the law

Officers trained how to respond

The Simi Valley City Council has voted to help fund the Ventura County Crisis Intervention Team, a program that teaches police officers how to handle the mentally ill using less force. More...

Military leader speaks on terrorism

JAMES FARRALLY/Acorn Newspapers STRAIGHT TO THE POINT-Retired U.S. Army Gen. Tommy Franks defends America's anti-terrorism policy during a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley last Friday. More...

Community

For park volunteers, work is a labor of love

Close to 700 people work for Rancho Simi Park and Recreation District, but only 77 get paid. The rest are local volunteers who help support the 45 parks and 32 trail systems in the Simi Valley and Oak Park areas. More...

35 years since the Manson murders

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Simi Art Association plays host

Professional artist Jane Holmes, who has exhibited at Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks, will demonstrate a pastel layering technique at the Simi Valley Library when the Simi Valley Art Association meets at 7:30 p.m. on Fri., Sept. 17. More...

Schools

Simi educator joins High School at Moorpark

Dennis Rast, a 38-year veteran of Simi Valley Unified School District, has been appointed acting principal of the High School at Moorpark College. More...

Police

At 3:20 p.m. Aug. 22 at Target in the 2900 block of Cochran Street, police arrested a person for petty theft. The loss was $3,270 when a thief stole jewelry between 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Aug. 21 in the 2000 block of Lindale Avenue. More...

Faith

Jewish groups gather to celebrate harvest festival of Sukkot

Six Los Angeles and Ventura County Jewish organizations will gather on Sat., Oct. 3 with local supporters to observe the Jewish holiday Sukkot. The noon to 3 p.m. More...

Church is donating backpacks

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, and Camarillo are donating 233 new backpacks to children in Ventura County More...

Bikers take to the road for teens

Nearly 500 people, including 240 bikers, gathered on "Miracle Mountain," just off Highway 33 on Sat., Aug. 28 for the inaugural Tri-County Teen Challenge Benefit. More...