August 4, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Man facing extortion charges

Police say he threatened to post nude photos online

A Simi Valley man who was on probation after being convicted last year of attempting to extort a woman through an online dating app is now facing a new set of charges, including six felony counts of attempted extortion.  More...

Projects head to council for approval

Mixed-use plan moves forward after split decision

A proposal to build an assisted living facility on Royal Avenue and another calling for a mixed-use development in the western end of town are both heading to the City Council for final consideration this month after receiving approval from the Simi More...

Young athletes rise to the top

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‘Spaced Out’ in the Discovery Dome

Get spaced out and view moon movies inside NASA’s Discovery Dome this month at the Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road.  The library recently partnered with the educational outreach department of NASA. More...

Breaking the code

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Report: Overdoses remain prevalent

85 to 100 people die each year in Ventura County

Overdose deaths from prescribed opioid medications such as oxycodone and fentanyl—as well as heroin, to which many painkiller addicts turn—continue to plague Ventura County. More...

Remodeled and reinvigorated

Habitat for Humanity completes renovation of VFW post
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Local club to present horse show

The Simi Valley-based Greater Los Angeles Paint Horse Club will present “Fun at the Fair,” an open all-breed horse show, on Tues. and Wed., Aug. 8 and 9 during the fair at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. More...

Simi author addresses mental health in new book

Taylor Bradley, founder and president of 48 Hours Theatre, a local nonprofit theater company, has published her first book, “Side Effects,” available online through Barnes & Noble.  The Simi Valley resident started gathering the More...

Libertarians host wine fundraiser

The Libertarian Party of Ventura County will host a wine tasting fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 10 at Camarillo Custom Crush Winery, 300 S. More...