July 21, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Assisted-living proposal includes memory care

Proposal up for review July 26

A proposed assisted-living facility slated for the southern end of town has cleared its first development hurdle and is headed to the Simi Valley Planning Commission July 26 for review.  More...

Officers screen 1,000 drivers

Two people arrested for DUI

Two people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence during a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint held by the Simi Valley Police Department last weekend. SVPD’s traffic bureau conducted the checkpoint from 9 p.m. More...

Weed removal in line with restoration

Nonprofit seeking grant funding

A habitat restoration organization has removed several acres of dried-out Arundo donax, a bamboo-like giant grass that posed a fire hazard to a Moorpark mobile home park. More...

Stand Down gives help to homeless veterans

The 25th annual Ventura County Stand Down will take place Fri. More...

In the summer swing

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Auditions for ‘Cabaret’ now open

The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center is casting Kander and Ebb’s Tony Award-winning musical “Caberet.”  The production will run Sept. 9 through Oct. More...

District adopts $170.9M budget

Pension costs projected to rise 2 percent per year

Simi Valley Unified School District will likely need to enter a new phase of belt-tightening starting in 2018 and beyond, the district’s chief financial officer said this week. More...

SVPD hosts volunteer recruitment meeting

The Simi Valley Police Department is seeking residents from the community to join its team of volunteers.  To qualify, a volunteer must be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States and a resident of Simi Valley.  Candidates must More...

Grant helps local farmers save water

CONSERVATION

A new crop of state funds announced last month will boost local efforts at helping farmers save water.  The Department of Conservation is distributing $2.2 million to about 70 of the state’s nearly 100 resource conservation districts, incl More...

Plenty of chili to taste at annual cook-off

The Simi Valley Elks annual car show and chili cook-off will be Sun., Aug. More...

Discounts on solar offered in county

The Community Environmental Council’s Solarize Ventura County—a community-led, group-purchasing program for residential solar electric systems— will run throughout the county until Fri., Sept. More...

Bookstore celebrates famed boy wizard’s birthday

The $5 or Less Bookstore in Simi Valley invites wizards and witches of all ages to celebrate the birthday of the boy wizard Harry Potter.  To promote the magic of literacy, the store at 2880-A Cochran St. More...

BRIEFS

Yoga and wine event July 22 Hyperion Fitness will host a yoga class followed by winetasting and food pairing at 4 p.m. Sat., July 22 at Hyperion Fitness HQ, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Ste. 270. More...