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Simi Valley Council addresses homeless problem in city

Simi Valley Council addresses homeless problem in city

By Debra Tash At their 7/21/2014 meeting the Simi Valley Council addressed the problem of homeless encampments around the city.  There are twelve at present and they are on private property.  The present process to evict trespassers and cleanup the vacant land has been cumbersome and lengthy and falling on the backs of the property […]

Moorpark school board members embrace the Common Core

Moorpark school board members embrace the Common Core

By Debra Tash July 17th Moorpark School Board Member, Bruce Thomas, addressed the July monthly meeting of the Moorpark Democratic Club on the school district’s implementation of Common Core.  He said it’s a mistaken notion that Common Core is a Federal program and that people identify it with the Obama administration’s program Race to the […]

Rotary member to gift club with $50,000 this Tuesday in honor of his brother’s memory

Rotary member to gift club with $50,000 this Tuesday in honor of his brother’s memory

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014 The Simi Valley “Noontime” Rotary Club will receive a generous donation from one of its members of 12 years, Dan Rosen and his family.  They will be giving a charitable donation of $50,000.00,  unanticipated to the club, by Dan Rosen, local community leader and will be presented to the current […]

Central American Newspapers Encouraging Minors to Enter US Illegally–Mentions a Naval Base in California

Central American Newspapers Encouraging Minors to Enter US Illegally–Mentions a Naval Base in California

Thousands of illegal immigrants flooding the U.S.-Mexico border are overwhelming federal resources and facilities. Word-of-mouth and news reports that U.S. Border Patrol agents are giving perceived amnesty to children migrants has apparently spread in Central America and may be prompting more hopefuls to make the dangerous journey north.  La Prensa, a popular newspaper in Honduras with a circulation […]

Simi Valley Police participate and score in competition

Simi Valley Police participate and score in competition

Simi Valley Council creates committee to study having opening prayers at their meetings

Simi Valley Council creates committee to study having opening prayers at their meetings

By Debra Tash At their June 9th meeting the Simi Valley City Council  passed a resolution creating  a Tourism Marketing District.  Overnight stays in the city’s hotels will be assessed 2% of the total bill to fund the District as it markets the area as a tourist destination.  The acting city attorney, Sonia Hehir, informed […]

Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency (most of Ventura County) solicits your input

Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency (most of Ventura County) solicits your input

Water supply is an existential issue and needs your attention & input …. . Greetings, FCGMA_Draft_List_of_Issues_Table (click and download) is compiled from stakeholders and Agency staff and presented to the FCGMA Board at the May 28, 2014 regular Board meeting. The Board directed staff to release this draft list for public input. Following public input, staff […]

Quick tremor with epicenter in Westwood is felt in Ventura County

Quick tremor with epicenter in Westwood is felt in Ventura County

From : *U.S. Geological Survey Event Time 2014-06-02 02:36:43 UTC 2014-06-01 19:36:43 UTC-07:00 at epicenter 2014-06-01 19:36:43 UTC-07:00 system time (7:36pm) Location 34.090°N 118.492°W depth=0.1km (0.0mi) Magnitude: 3.8 Nearby Cities 6km (4mi) WNW of Westwood, symptoms California 7km (4mi) N of Santa Monica, California 8km (5mi) WNW of Beverly Hills, California 11km (7mi) NW of […]

Cajun and Blues Festival – Big Party in Simi today and tomorrow

Cajun and Blues Festival – Big Party in Simi today and tomorrow

By George Miller details: Cajun and Blues Festival – Big Party in Simi today and tomorrow These brief clips may or may not play for you …. Download Cajun video clip: IMG_1317 Download Blues clip: IMG_1331 Download Hot Sauce by Dennis Jones clip:IMG_1311 Download Star Spangled Banner (Audio): IMG_1306   _______________________________________   George Miller is Publisher of Citizensjournal.us and […]

Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty.

Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty.

By George Miller Four impressive candidates are running for the Congressional seat currently held by Democrat Julia Brownley, a former CA State Senator from Santa Monica who moved here to run for Congress in 2012, beating Tony Strickland and shattering a decades long Republican dynasty in Ventura County after Elton Gallegly retired. The debate was […]