May 19, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Crossing confusion straightened out

NEW SIGNAGE—The signs at the redesigned Los Angeles Avenue railroad crossings at Erringer Road now read “Do not stop on tracks.” Previously, “Stop here” signs pointed to More...

City seeks to improve public transit

City officials are asking for the public’s help in creating a plan to improve Simi Valley’s transit system. More...

Caforio challenges Knight again for 25th District

Bryan Caforio announced May 13 that he is once again running for California’s 25th Congressional District. More...

Royal’s Class of 1997 planning reunion

The Royal High School Class of 1997 will host its 20-year reunion Sat., Aug. 12 at Los Robles Greens, 299 S. More...

GOP group collecting items for troops

Letters, donations and wish-list items accepted

Californians For Making America Great Again Inc. Ventura County will collect wish-list items for donation to For The Troops from noon to 2 p.m. More...

Baritone, pianist team up for recital at Simi church

The United Church of Christ, Simi Valley, will host a recital by baritone Cale Olson at 7:30 p.m. More...

BRIEFS

Budget meeting open to public The public may attend the Simi Valley City Council meeting to discuss the city’s fiscal year 2017-18 proposed budget and capital improvement program at 5:30 p.m. More...

Residents may dispose of up to two loads free

Electronic waste will not be accepted

The Simi Valley Landfill and Recycling Center, 2801 N. Madera Road, is holding a free disposal event. More...

Community takes to the street

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Neighbors reject four-story proposal

Project would redevelop struggling Bellwood Center

After receiving resounding opposition from neighbors last week, a developer’s plan to transform a struggling commercial plaza into a mixed-use development with a four-story apartment building will likely hit a roadblock when it goes before the More...

Westlake Village CPA gets six years for ripping off star clients

A certified public accountant who was the business manager for singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette and other well-known entertainment and sports figures has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for stealing more than $7 million from his clie More...

Young at heart Volunteers get in gear for ‘Serve Day’

BIRTHDAY GIRL—Doris Fritch of Simi Valley celebrated her 105th birthday at the Foothills at Simi Valley senior living community. Born May 8, 1912 in Oklahoma, Fritch enjoys getting dolled up, staying active and eating sweets. More...

Property owners advised to clear away dry brush

Letters were recently sent to Ventura County homeowners and property managers to clear 100 feet of brush away from properties near open land where wildfires may occur.  More than 16,025 parcels will receive Fire Hazard Reduction Program notices More...

Taking it easy on the trail

PEACEFUL—Above, Tim Gladwin of Simi Valley stops for a breather along Rocky Peak Trail on Sun., May 14. At right, Ellen Chew walks carefully down a hill. More...

SERVING IN UNIFORM

U.S. Air Force Airman Austin E. Cordon graduated from eight-week basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Junior lifeguards learn rescue techniques

Tryouts for program begin May 20 in Oxnard

Enrollment applications are available to youth ages 8 to 15 interested in participating in the Ventura County 2017 Junior Lifeguard Program. More...