March 25, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Council hopeful found dead in his Simi home

Worried neighbor told police they hadn’t seen him in a while

Randolph “Randy” Nemecek, a financial analyst and two-time Simi Valley City Council candidate, appeared to have been dead for several months before he was discovered in his home last week, officials said.  Nemecek, 58, died of natura More...

Calleguas looking to sell reclaimed water system servicing Simi Valley

City entering into negotiations

Calleguas wants to sell a recycled water system to Simi Valley.  On Monday, the City Council authorized staff to negotiate the sale terms for a reclaimed water system currently owned and operated by the Calleguas Municipal Water District, said J More...

Royal High ready for a facelift

Paving and landscaping expected to be complete by August

School district officials hope new shade trees and benches and an overall modernized look for the front of Royal High School will result in a more pleasant experience for students being dropped off or waiting to be picked up after school.  More...

Screening kicks off festival

Leading up to the Simi Valley Public Library’s 2016 Family Book Festival, a special screening of the 1977 film “Star Wars: A New Hope” will take place at 7 p.m. More...

Chicken soup for the single gal

Ela Lindsay

Not long ago I was stricken by a dreaded flu bug that ran rampant through our office like wildfire.  I had such sympathy for those who got it before me. More...

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Archers to host open house in Simi

The Conejo Valley Archers, a nonprofit charitable organization, will host a public open house for all ages from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Mayor meets with citizens one-on-one

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

Rams eyeing Conejo for home base

NFL franchise considering Agoura office, T.O. practice facility

Negotiations continue between Realty Bancorp Equities, a Woodland Hills-based commercial real estate owner, and the National Football League’s Los Angeles Rams in a move that would place the headquarters of the new NFL franchise in Agoura Hills More...

Legislation aims to stem suicides among women vets

Alarmed that female veterans commit suicide at a rate six times higher than women not in the military, U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley has authored a bill to track what the federal government is doing about the problem.  More...

Book festival awakens reading

Channeling the most recent “Star Wars” film to hit the big screen, the Simi Valley Public Library is forming its 2016 Family Book Festival around the theme “Awaken Your Power with Reading.” More...

‘Crimestoppers’ take to social media

Couple starts group to help citizens look out for one another

After her son’s car was broken into earlier this month, Stefanie Kapp took to social media to find the culprit.  The 47-year-old Simi Valley resident said her home security system caught a young burglar on tape ransacking her son’s t More...

Kiwanis invites seniors to Easter breakfast

For the 39th year, the Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley invites local seniors to attend a free Easter breakfast that includes light entertainment and prizes from 8 to 11 a.m. More...

Colors Fly for Holi Festival

BRIGHT DAY—Simi Valley residents Bethany Reinbolt and Kailey Brzezinski, both 16, show their colorful side at the Holi Festival of Colors hosted March 12 by the Indian Cultural Society at Oak C More...

Spring egg hunt tomorrow

The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District will present its 2016 Spring Egg Hunt at 9 a.m. promptly Sat., March 26 at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley.   The free event is for children age 10 and under. More...