November 20, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Stranger asked girls to get in his car

Authorities still searching for man responsible

For the third time in less than a month, Simi Valley Unified School District officials and police are warning parents about a suspicious person annoying female students walking to school.  More...

Costly housing, slow job growth has county lagging in state

County saw 1.4 percent increase in jobs last year

Although Ventura County has continued to experience economic growth since the recession, it lags behind other counties in Southern California, according to Mark Schniepp, director of the California Economic Forecast for the past 15 years.  More...

EARLY DEADLINES FOR Thanksgiving

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, the deadline for all submissions related to real estate for next week’s paper has passed and all editorial items, including community announcements and letters to the editor, must be received by today, More...

Authorities warn of delivery scam

Residents should be aware of the latest credit card scam occurring across the country.  Victims receive a call from a “courier service” asking if they are going to be home so a package that requires a signature can be delivered.  More...

Book celebrates big game’s biggest plays

The Super Bowl celebrates its 50th anniversary this season, and a definitive history of the game and its biggest plays is now on sale in book stores and online.  More...

Stress less while making connections

If you travel by air, you may find yourself on a set of connecting flights. You might take off from Burbank or Los Angeles, fly to one airport, then change planes for a second flight to your final destination.  More...

Simi man paralyzed after crash

Friends launch fundraising effort

A fundraising campaign is underway online for 30-year-old Jeremy Brown, a Simi Valley resident who is paralyzed from the waist down after a motorcycle accident last month.  More...

Brigade does Battle

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Council approves raises for managers

Pay increases to cost city $952K over two years

Nearly 200 Simi Valley management level employees and members of the police managers’ union will receive raises over the next two years under contracts approved Monday by the City Council.  More...

Sycamore Drive wells flushed out

Water purveyor reactivating inactive groundwater wells

As part of a $1.3-million project to upgrade a local water plant, Golden State Water Company this week flushed out two local wells, sending untold gallons of groundwater down Sycamore Drive on Monday and Tuesday. More...

Day of Remembrance affirms value of transgender lives

The Diversity Collective and Trans Alliance Ventura will hold an event to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The program will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Fri., Nov. More...

A place of serenity

Habitat for Humanity, Home Depot partner up to help veteran

The smile on George Apodac’s face said it all.  The 86-year-old Simi Valley man, an Army veteran, walked around his front yard last Thursday as a team of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County and Home Depot worked to trans More...

Holiday craft fair this Saturday

The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center will host its annual Holiday Craft and Gift Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Nov. 21 both inside and outside the center at 3050 Los Angeles Ave.  More...

Day of beauty

Ridone Incorporated and volunteers from the Simi Valley Adult School of Cosmetology will provide a special day of beauty for seniors the day before Thanksgiving.  Seniors can receive a haircut, styling services, manicure or makeup application or More...

Congressman challenges high-schoolers to create app or computer program

The office of Rep. Steve Knight is accepting submissions for the second annual Congressional App Challenge, a competition in which U.S. More...

Library to host multimedia presentation on holiday songs, stories

The Simi Valley Public Library will present “Popular Holiday Songs and the Stories Behind Them” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 3 in the library community room, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road.  More...

Take Your Simi Valley Acorn on Vacation

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