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Walmart announced Monday that one of its Simi Valley stores will be closing next month, a move that will impact roughly 130 employees. The store at 2801 Cochran St. opened in January 2013 and is one of three Walmart locations in the city. It's slated to close May 18. In a statement, company ...
Shannon said the Simi Valley Police Department has struggled to get the community to do “its part” in preventing some crimes. Many vehicle thefts, she said, were made possible by victims leaving keys inside their vehicles. Police have contacted some businesses to help assist in crime prevention ...

Simi Valley police arrested a man early Saturday morning accused of stabbing another patron at a bar, authorities said. Police were contacted at 1:25 a.m. about the incident at PC's Bar and Grill, 4250 E. Los Angeles Ave. Crime: Ventura patrol officers follow stolen vehicle to 7-Eleven. Police arrived with ...
A fleeing suspect led Simi Valley police on a vehicle chase through the city Saturday afternoon before he fled on foot, eluding officers who had set up a search in the 1550 Rory Lane area, authorities said. The incident unfolded around noon when a patrol officer ran a check on a white rental truck seen in ...
The Simi Valley Unified School District moved its district headquarters earlier this month and on Wednesday, the public is invited to a ribbon cutting and open house at the new location. The district purchased the new building in the fall, only a short distance from its old office. The district office had been ...
Simi Valley police recovered a stolen police badge and arrested two people in connection with separate stolen vehicle investigations, authorities said Monday. The first person, Erick Ceja, 22, was arrested after a search warrant was served at his house about 10 p.m. Sunday in the 4500 block of Barnard ...

Police are looking for suspects after a cryptic message about guns was left at a Simi Valley high school. The message, which reads, "How safe do you feel with guns on the campus," was spray painted at Grace Brethren High School, prompting police to send out an alert to the community. "Vandalism is a ...
The 4th District encompasses Simi Valley, Moorpark, Santa Susana Knolls, Box Canyon, Chatsworth Peak, Home Acres, Sinaloa Lake and the Tierra Rejada Valley. Andy Waters, 42, pulled papers Monday for the position, which will be vacant in January 2019, at the end of Peter Foy's term. Foy was elected ...
One person had to be rescued from a vehicle when it crashed into a townhouse in Simi Valley on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Crime: Simi officer arrested on suspicion of stealing $100K in public funds. Public safety: Man helped off wall near Highway 118 in Simi ...
Phil Anthony Edwards, 65, of Simi Valley was arrested Thursday in connection with three felony offenses stemming from the alleged behavior and booked into Ventura County jail. Police allege Edwards first met the victim while a passenger on public transportation on the western side of Simi Valley.
Multiple agencies assisted a man off of a wall Tuesday alongside Highway 118 in Simi Valley, officials said. According to the California Highway Patrol, a subject had climbed up the 25 to 30-foot high wall alongside the 118, east of Tapo Canyon Road, at approximately 8:10 a.m.. Personnel from the CHP, ...
One person had to be rescued from a vehicle when it crashed into a townhouse in Simi Valley on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Crime: Simi officer arrested on suspicion of stealing $100K in public funds. Public safety: Man helped off wall near Highway 118 in Simi ...
SIMI VALLEY - Fire personnel made quick work of a garage fire Monday afternoon in Simi Valley. The blaze was reported just before 1:10 p.m. in a detached garage near a residence in the 500 block of Royal Avenue, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Crews at the scene said the garage ...
One person was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI early Monday after a major injury motorcycle crash in Simi Valley, police officials said. Just before 4 a.m., a Simi Valley Police Department patrol officer allegedly observed a motorcycle traveling at approximately 70 miles per hour near Alamo and Stearns ...
SIMI VALLEY - An alleged drunk-driving incident that somersaulted a car through trees before it landed upside down in landscaping led to the arrest of a 27-year-old Lancaster woman Sunday morning, according to the Simi Valley Police Department. The crash was reported around 7:45 a.m. near the ...
About 75 people were exposed to a noxious cleaning substance in a Simi Valley medical facility Tuesday afternoon. Ventura County fire crews responded to the hazardous-materials incident just before 12:50 p.m. in the 2500 block of Erringer Road. The building was evacuated and none of its occupants ...
This summer also marks the library's fifth anniversary under the direction of the City of Simi Valley. Summer @ Your Library will kick off a yearlong anniversary celebration, starting with special programming throughout the day of June 11. For more information, email Jodi Regan, volunteer and outreach ...

While it can be a challenge to balance a small-town-feel with a growing community, the city has a “vision for the future, respect for our history and an understanding of our current community,” he told the crowd of business leaders and residents at the event co-hosted by the city and the Simi Valley Chamber ...
A ceremony to honor Vietnam-era veterans will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Museum of Military History in Simi Valley. The museum is in Suite 220 of the Simi Valley Town Center mall, 1555 Simi Town Center Way. The closest parking is near Larsen's Grill or California Pizza Kitchen. Doors will open ...
A man who was swept down a drainage wash Thursday morning in Simi Valley survived the ordeal, police reported, but added that the incident serves as a reminder that storm drains and washes can be dangerous. The man, who was homeless, had been camping near the drainage wash just west of ...
The lawyer at the center of the case, Jim Negele, who sued Simi Valley for the back fees in 2014, said Wednesday that with the Supreme Court denying the city's petition, the hefty judgment in favor of him and his firm “is now final.” “And it is time for the city to pay it,” he said. Simi Valley City Attorney Lonnie ...
Investigators with the Simi Valley Police Department are asking the public to help identify three people believed to have been involved in recent retail thefts. On Wednesday, police released still images from surveillance footage of the thefts depicting each of the three people. The crimes are not believed to ...
Simi Valley Mayor Bob Huber and other city leaders will speak about current projects and future plans for the city. “This luncheon provides members of the business community with information and an overview of top priorities for 2018,” said Rana Ghadban, president/CEO of the Simi Valley Chamber of ...
This side is revealed in Weinberg's new book, “Movie Nights with the Reagans: A Memoir,” recently published by Simon & Schuster. On Tuesday, Weinberg will be at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum in Simi Valley signing copies of his book after the screening of the 1940 film, “Knute ...
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10049 will host a financial planning program and barbecue lunch on Saturday at the VFW Museum of Military History in Simi Valley. Mark Kennington, a New York Life Insurance Co. agent and financial planning expert, will review the basics of building a financial security plan.
Do you know what to do if you see something bad happening? Here are some tips. USA TODAY Network. #stockphoto-police-highway patrol. STOCK PHOTO (Photo: Getty Images). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Simi Valley police made two arrests after a sting operation focusing on ...
Last month, the California Department of Social Services started the process to revoke the license for SAILS Malton, the group home of Andres Valadez, a 19-year-old nonverbal man with autism. He walked away from the Simi Valley site unsupervised on June 30, 2017, and made his way to Highway 118, ...
Crews were working six small brush fires that broke out along 118 Freeway in Simi Valley Monday. (KABC). KABC. Monday, February 19, 2018 08:28PM. SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) --. Crews were working six small brush fires that broke out along 118 Freeway in Simi Valley Monday. Firefighters responded to the blazes ...
Authorities were called to the Vons located at 2938 Tapo Canyon Road around 6:15 p.m., Simi Valley police said in a statement. The victim reported a man had made a point of touching her body in an inappropriate way while she was grocery shopping. When she confronted him about, he fled the store.
If you're like Pa (and if you really are, seek help immediately), you've been wracking your brain this week trying to figure out how to spend the extra $20 a week the apprentice president put in your paycheck. Pa couldn't decide between a trip to Paris or a bag of jumbo shrimp at Vons — you know you're ...
Authorities said that on Thursday, they were tracking the four as they traveled through Simi Valley and Moorpark. Police believed the group to be a “flocking” crew, which perpetrates burglaries by visiting affluent neighborhoods and checking whether residences are unoccupied by knocking at the front door, ...
Century Communities on Friday said it would begin building at Pinnacle at Wood Ranch, a master planned community in the Simi Valley. Century Communities will be building 37 two-story, townhome style condominiums ranging in square footage from 1,717 to 2,582 with three to five bedrooms, two to ...
The ninth-grader who could be sassy and sweet almost simultaneously left the Catholic girls school in Thousand Oaks with her mother and returned to their Simi Valley residence. She took ibuprofen because her ribs felt sore, likely from the influenza B virus that had emerged more than a week earlier.
Simi Valley police arrested a couple as part of an investigation into methamphetamine sales, authorities said Thursday. ... Officers said they also learned Hanan's live-in girlfriend, Connie Zovak, 56, of Simi Valley, had an outstanding no-bail felony warrant out of Los Angeles County for a narcotics violation.
Friday is the start of the Mongolian New Year, a fitting day for the world's most extensive Genghis Khan exhibit to open at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum in Simi Valley. The goal of the exhibit is to make the public aware of another side of Khan, the brutal conqueror who dominated three ...
Craig Coley spent more than 38 years incarcerated for a grisly 1978 double murder in Simi Valley that he didn't commit. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles ... The killer who actually raped, beat and strangled his ex-girlfriend and smothered her 4-year-old son in her Simi Valley apartment Nov. 11, 1978, was still out ...
Simi Valley, the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District and other interested parties are scrambling to try to put on the city's annual Fourth of July fireworks show in the wake of its longtime host recently bowing out after 48 years. “Time's a-flying,” Larry Peterson, the district's manager, said last week. “And it ...
The Simi Valley Pavilions at 2938 Tapo Canyon Road is being rebranded as a Vons market. A ribbon-cutting for the new-look grocery store is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday. Read more: Grocery Outlet is first business venture for sweethearts · Grocery Market Bargain Outlet delays Ventura opening.
Jobie Hammock Jr. of Simi Valley, CA, was welcomed into his heavenly Father's presence on November 6, 2017, at age 94. Jobie was born May 24, 1923, in Charleston, WV, the second child and only son to Jobie Sr. and Clara Martha (Dodd) Hammock. The person he became was greatly influenced by ...
The businessman and attorney is seeking the 4th District seat for the area encompassing Simi Valley and Moorpark. Incumbent Peter Foy has decided not to seek a fourth and final term in the June primary election. Huber, 75, of Simi Valley, has served as mayor of the city since his election in 2010.
Simi Valley police arrested a man Wednesday night suspected of assaulting two juveniles with a hair pick, authorities said. The incident occurred around 5 p.m. in the area of Tapo and Alamo streets. The two juveniles were hanging out together when the suspect, later identified as Grant Blanchette, 35, ...
Simi Valley police searched for a male subject Tuesday morning after he allegedly ran from an attempted traffic stop, officials said. The subject fled his vehicle just before 5 a.m. when a Simi Valley police officer attempted to pull him over near Alamo Street and Sequoia Avenue, authorities said.
SIMI VALLEY - Police arrested a man suspected of brandishing a sword at a cigarette shop Saturday evening in Simi Valley, authorities said. The incident was reported at 6 p.m. in the 5100 block of Los Angeles Avenue. The suspect, later identified as London Holiday, 30, of Los Angeles, was accused of ...
David Beech of Simi Valley is accused of trying to hire a hitman while he was in jail on child pornography charges. (Ventura ... A Simi Valley man who was in jail for child pornography and lewd acts is facing new allegations that he tried to have four of his alleged victims killed by a hitman. David Beech, 58 ...
City and district officials said despite losing the club as the host of the event, they want the show to continue, starting this year, likely with another Simi Valley nonprofit as the host. “We think the July Fourth event is an important event for the community, and we know there are a lot of people who attend it and ...
That's the theme of a free event taking place Thursday in Simi Valley, designed to make people aware of human trafficking. To get word out about the 6:30 p.m. event at Santa Susana High School, members of Soroptimist International of Simi Valley, a professional women's group, took to three busy ...
First responders arrived and found a 40-foot trailer engulfed in flames. The trailer was separated from the tractor driving it, according to authorities. The fire was knocked down by 3:44 p.m., according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Drivers were advised to avoid the area of Madera Road until 5 p.m. ...
A Van Nuys man was sentenced Friday for embezzling more than $75,000 from Larsen's Grill in Simi Valley, authorities said. Omar Landaverde, 32, was sentenced to 210 days in Ventura County jail and five years of probation, according to a news release from the Ventura County District Attorney's Office.
Adaptive Studios announces new drama-thriller series SIMI VALLEY launching on the blackpills app today, with old-west teen parody TOWNIES slated to launch on January 24th. Both short-form digital series are developed and produced by Adaptive Studios and are the leadoff series for the 2018 slate that ...
“I wasn't able to go, but the fact they did that meant so much to me; I was shocked,” the now-26-year-old Simi Valley resident said. “I had no idea that someone would do something like that, and all of the work I do today (as CLU's new Muslim life coordinator) stems from that invitation.” In his position, Humkar ...


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