February 17, 2017 RSS feed / Community

County superintendent discusses school vouchers

The confirmation last week of Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education was so close that for the first time in history the vice president was required to cast the tie-breaking vote for a presidential cabinet appointment. More...

Respecting the force of Mother Nature

Risk is a fact of life for outdoors enthusiasts, and smart people know they should always weigh the pros and cons when they venture into the wild. More...

Traffic unit to offer senior driving class

The Simi Valley Police Department traffic bureau will host a driver’s education class for seniors from 3 to 5 p.m. Wed., March 1 at the police department, 3901 Alamo St. More...

Original Rockwell painting on display

Piece installed in Reagan Library permanent gallery

In honor of Ronald Reagan’s 106th birthday on Feb. 6, the Reagan Library installed an original Norman Rockwell painting of Reagan into its permanent galleries. More...

CLU students set out to save veterans’ post

VFW looking to boost membership, upgrade lodge

A group of business students at Cal Lutheran University are working to keep afloat the longstanding Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10049 in Simi Valley.  More...

Romance & Rhythm

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Muskets Ready

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BRIEFS

Spring programs at the Y start Feb. 27 A variety of youth programs will begin Mon., Feb. 27 at the Simi Valley Family YMCA, 3200 Cochran St. New spring sessions for swim lessons, youth gymnastics, dance and martial arts will run through April 22. More...

Clock show comes to fairgrounds

The Ventura/Santa Barbara chapter of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors will present the Seaside Clock and Watch show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., Feb. 19 at the Ventura Fairgrounds Seaside Park, Santa Cruz Hall, 10 W. More...

Punch-a-thon benefits pet rescue

CKO Kickboxing of Simi Valley will host a fundraiser and pet adoption event for Simi Valley Missing Pets on Sat., Feb. 18 at 2955 Cochran St., Ste. A-1. Doors open at 9 a.m., and a workout will begin at 9:30 a.m. More...

Local arts activists rally against potential threats to funding

Every year when budget time rolls around in Washington, D.C., arts advocates from around the country band together to defend public funding for the arts. This year they’ll be fighting against potentially crippling cuts. More...

Senior cited for illegal camping

Hi everybody. Bring me your poor, tired, hungry masses yearning to be free — paraphrasing a poem about the Statue of Liberty. More...

County ag commissioner reappointed to third term

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors reappointed Henry Gonzales to a new four-year term as agricultural commissioner. This will be his third term.  More...

Stabbing suspect killed by officer

He was wanted in connection with attempted murder

A Simi Valley man suspected of trying to murder his roommate earlier this month was fatally shot by California Highway Patrol Officers in Santa Monica, authorities said. More...

Extravaganza marks Chinese New Year

Volunteers make show possible

The Conejo Chinese Cultural Association will celebrate the Year of the Rooster at 7 p.m. Sat., Feb. More...

Society announces contest winners

The Daughters of the American Revolution, a national lineage society, sponsors an annual American history essay contest for Simi Valley students in grades five to eight, a Christopher Columbus essay contest for grades nine to 12, and a Junior America More...

Shop to host pet adoption event

Pet-a-Palooza is Ventura County Animal Services’ annual adoption event in Simi Valley from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Feb. 18, hosted by Theresa’s Country Feed and Pet, 1836 Erringer Road, Simi Valley. More...

Teen triumphs in international event

SILVER WINNER—Martin Lado, 14, a student at Simi Valley’s American Martial Arts Academy, won second place Feb. 1 in the 2017 U.S. More...

Police foundation celebrates 20 years

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