September 4, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Hearing on water rates rescheduled for Sept. 21

Flat rate may jump 64 percent if increase approved

A public hearing on proposed water rate increases has been rescheduled for the Sept. 21 Simi Valley City Council meeting.  Ventura County Waterworks District No. More...

University leader ready to retire

Richard Rush led start of CSUCI 14 years ago

CSUCI President Richard Rush said he looks back on the early days at the Camarillo campus with a sense of nostalgia.  The university head smiled as he recalled his uncomfortable— and somewhat spooky— first day on the job 14 years ago More...

Sign-ups underway for fall basketball

Eight-week season runs Sept. 23 to Nov. 22

Sign-ups are underway for the Simi Valley Family YMCA Fall Basketball League for boys and girls ages 5 to 13.  The season of practices and an eight-week game schedule runs from Sept. 23 through Nov. More...

Courtyard Comes Alive with Music

GOLDEN OLDIES— Scott Eben, Rebecca Ray and Dean Delorenzo, members of the band Copycats, play rock classics in the Simi Civic Center Plaza Concerts in the Courtyard series on Saturday. More...

Scout helps formerly homeless vets

Gift baskets include bedding

Formerly homeless veterans moving into a new group home in Ventura will need more than a roof over their heads to successfully transition into jobs and self-reliance.  They’ll need new clothes for job interviews, personal toiletries, beddi More...

Happy Squares dance everyThursday

Happy Squares Dance Club will offer beginning square dance classes to new dancers from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi.  The first three classes, Sept. More...

College Bound? Learn how to Double your eligibility for Grant Money.

A free college planning workshop offers insider secrets to parents of college bound high school students during the month of September in Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Woodland Hills and Oak Park. More...

Ratepayers surpass conservation mandate

District No. 8 customers have reduced usage by 34 percent

Simi Valley customers of Waterworks District No. 8 have reduced overall water use by 34 percent as of July. This surpasses the state-mandated reduction rate of 28 percent.  Customers of Waterworks District No. More...

Grand jurors available to speak

The Ventura County grand jury is an all-volunteer group serving as an independent agent of the public to investigate complaints from the public pertaining to government agencies in the community. More...

Black on black—raven vs. crow

At the California Wildlife Center, people often ask us, “How can you tell the difference between a raven and a crow?”  More...

More volunteers needed for Special Children’s Day

Sally Lefton-Wolfe fought off a bit of trepidation the first time she volunteered to assist at the annual Simi Valley Special Children’s Day four years ago.  “Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect,” she said. More...

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She's a Networking Machine

MAKING A POINT— Dana Apple of Simi Valley chats with other networkers about her company, Dapple Destinations, at the third annual Chamber Fiesta mixer in the parking lot at State Farm Insurance More...