2005-03-25

Kidd reelected to third term



Simi Educators Association President Arleigh Kidd has been reelected to begin a third term as the 1,000-member teachers’ association president. Kidd was first elected as president in April 2002 and reelected in April 2003. Kidd’s new term will begin July 1 and run through July 1, 2007. The Simi Educators Association rep council reelected Kidd by affirmation at their representative […]

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Houses Of Worship

Bridge Community Church, Pastor David Wilkinson, 1925 Royal Ave. (crossroads of Erringer and Royal), (805) 520-5802. Center for Positive Living, Dennis Merritt Jones, 1756 Erringer Road, Ste. 100, (805) 527-0870. Church at Rocky Peak, David Miller, Senior Pastor, 22601 Santa Susana Pass Road, Chatsworth, (805) 522-5100. Community Church, Paul Weir, 2000 Royal Ave., (805) 526-8075. Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, […]

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At 3 a.m. March 14 on Erringer Road at Cochran Street, the loss was $140 when a robber stole money and jewelry. Between 10 p.m. March 12 and 9 a.m. March 13 in the 2600 block of Woodrow Avenue, the loss was $1,215 when 85 CDs and two CD cases were stolen. The loss was $1,080 when computer equipment was […]

Royal jumps all over Calabasas, 13-1



By Stephen Dorman Special to the Simi Acorn The Calabasas’ baseball team was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Somewhat perturbed following a 4-0 shutout against Westlake on Monday, the Highlanders took out their frustrations on a struggling Coyotes’ squad with a 13-1 drubbing Wednesday afternoon at home. The game was originally scheduled to be played at […]

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I don’t know about the rest of The Simi Acorn readership, but my hopes for NCAA Tournament bracket glory went tumbling down quicker last week than Mark McGwire’s reputation. Despite year after year of telling myself to avoid this nonsense and just enjoy the round of 64 how it’s meant to be—for the basketball—I once again found myself with paper […]

Simi early favorite in boys volleyball after 4-0 start in Marmonte League



By Stephen Dorman Special to the Simi Acorn One telltale sign of a good team is the ability to win even when they don’t play their best. And that was exactly the case for the Simi Valley volleyball team during Wednesday night’s match against Moorpark. Despite posting a three-set victory (25-13, 25-19, 26-24) on the road against an overmatched Musketeers […]

Don’t let time poverty keep you from being successful



By Leigh Nixon Every day we are bombarded with all sorts of demands and decisions. We are overwhelmed by information, people, to-do lists and demands on our time. This may be why so many people are cranky or suffer from Situation Attention Deficit Disorder (SADD), a term coined by Anderson Consulting Institute for Strategic Change. Specifically, most of us are […]

American Red Cross launches fundraising campaign



The board of directors of the American Red Cross of Ventura County is celebrating Red Cross Month in March by launching a major fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $30,000 for local needs. President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared March 1943 to be Red Cross Month—a tradition that has been continued every year by every president since. Dole Food Company […]

Waste Management donates $20K to Simi Valley Meals on Wheels



In its ongoing commitment to support healthy communities, Waste Management announced that the company is donating $20,000 to Simi Valley’s Meals on Wheels program. Since 1974, Meals on Wheels has been providing elderly and disabled Ventura County residents with nutritionally balanced hot lunch meals for little or no charge. "As Simi Valley’s disposal provider, Waste Management has always been dedicated […]

Called to the Torah



Rachel Anne Lapin, daughter of Margaret and Randy Lapin of Simi Valley, was called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah of The Center for Early Jewish Education in Thousand Oaks on March 5. She is an eighth grader at Sinaloa Middle School.