July 14, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Neighborhood councils recruiting board members

The City of Simi Valley is accepting applications for neighborhood council executive board members.  The councils meet on a monthly basis to:  Give residents the opportunity to voice their concerns or ask questions about their neighborhood More...

Proposed bill would limit county’s ability to contract out for services

A proposed bill that aims to place stricter controls on dealings between county governments and private contractors could result in higher costs and fewer vital services for Ventura County residents, local officials said. More...

Driver crashes into fence, pool

PLUNGED—At about 2 a.m. July 8, a silver pickup truck ran down a fence at Motel 6 at 2566 Erringer Road in Simi Valley and came to rest inside the swimming pool. More...

On pace to the charitable finish line

RUNNING MAN — Alex Valle of Simi Valley makes his way up the Moorpark College football stadium on his way to finishing first in the Ruben Castro Charities Community 5K Walk/Run on July 8. More...

Rebates available for new electric car drivers

The Ventura County Air Pollution Control District, in partnership with the Ventura County Community Foundation, offers a Plug-in Electric Vehicle Rebate Program for Ventura County residents.  The program, funded with $226,946 from the foundation More...

Simi teen wins poster contest for county fair

Theme was ‘Rooted in Tradition’

Exploding fireworks, a brightly lit Ferris wheel and a traditional white carousel horse grace Anna Sorenson’s winning submission to the Ventura County Fair’s 2017 poster contest.  More...

New lead defender takes office

Howeth has been with county for 27 years

A nationwide search for Ventura County’s lead public defender ended where it started—with a familiar face in the county court.  Todd Howeth, an assistant public defender for Ventura County since 2012, was appointed chief public defen More...

Sheriff’s office deploys drones

Up in the air—it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s . . . a police drone? In Ventura County, it just might be. More...

Reading is in style at Simi Valley library

The Simi Valley Public Library is inviting patrons to come see its one-of-a-kind “book dress” this summer at the library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. More...

Free landfill day for Simi residents

Residents from the city and unincorporated areas of Simi Valley can bring up to two loads of residential waste, yard waste, bulky items, construction and demolition debris at no charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

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Seaside Kids Club offers an ocean of summer fun

Activities run Thursdays at Ventura Harbor

Children can dress up as mermaids, make “ocean slime” and paint murals during Seaside Kids Club activities this summer. The fun takes place 11 a.m. to noon on Thursdays from July 20 to Aug. More...