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Simi Valley: Metrolink Train Strikes Pedestrian

Simi Valley: Metrolink Train Strikes Pedestrian

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Simi Valley Council hears emotional testimony for private cultivation of marijuana in City

Simi Valley Council hears emotional testimony for private cultivation of marijuana in City

By Debra Tash The Simi Valley City Council considered the following issue: “A public hearing to consider amending Title 9 of the Simi Valley Municipal Code (Z-S-726) to include land use regulations to prohibit medical marijuana cultivation, processing, distribution, deliveries, collectives, and cooperatives within all zoning districts in the City, including without limitation prohibiting cultivation […]

Simi Valley 2016 Explorer of the Year Announced

Simi Valley 2016 Explorer of the Year Announced

The Simi Valley Police Department is proud to announce that Kyle Hunter has been selected as the 2016 Explorer of the Year. Kyle was honored at the Ventura County Law Enforcement Explorer of the Year Award Ceremony in Oxnard on February 16, 2016, where Chief McCann presented him with his award. Kyle joined the police […]

Simi Valley Council votes to disallow Commercial marijuana growing in City

Simi Valley Council votes to disallow Commercial marijuana growing in City

By Debra Tash At their first meeting of 2016, the Council voted unanimously to take up the Planning Commission’s recommendation to amend the City’s  zoning code to disallow any commercial marijuana growing in Simi Valley along with permits for dispensaries.Staff_Report–Simi.Valley.Marijuana Several cities within Ventura County are considering similar measures, motivated by the the State’s passage […]

Simi Valley Narcotics Detectives Seize 15 Pounds of Meth

Simi Valley Narcotics Detectives Seize 15 Pounds of Meth

On December 28, 2015 members of the Simi Valley Police Department’s Narcotics Unit in conjunction with the DEA Los Angeles Field Division, concluded a month long investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in the greater Los Angeles area. During a surveillance operation, Narcotics Detectives contacted 43 year old Gilberto Lara of San Jacinto, Ca. Lara […]

New law lets cops confiscate guns without notice

New law lets cops confiscate guns without notice

Under a new law effective New Year’s Day, California cops can now seize guns from law-abiding Americans without charges and without giving any notice. And police can keep those firearms for 21 days under the law known as AB 1014. If family members believe a gun-owning individual is a danger to themselves or someone else, […]

Get assistance paying utility bills

Get assistance paying utility bills

Simi Valley City Council hears presentation on an alternative water source

Simi Valley City Council hears presentation on an alternative water source

By Debra Tash At their December 7th, 2015 meeting the Simi Valley City Council heard a presentation by Scott Slater, CEO of Cadiz, Inc. regarding the Cadiz Water Project. Cadiz, Inc. owns 70 square miles out in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County.  Nine thousand six hundred of those acres are farmed.  Some of […]

Simi Valley Council passes Water Rate hikes over public protest

Simi Valley Council passes Water Rate hikes over public protest

By Debra Tash Many of those speaking against the proposed water rate hike in Simi Valley complained how they have conserved water, let their lawns turn to toast, and still have to pay an increase on their utility bills because revenues are down. Staff’s presentation outlined that 72% of the user’s bill is to cover […]

Fillmore Lion’s club enchilada dinner a huge success

Fillmore Lion’s club enchilada dinner a huge success

By George Miller On Saturday  night, over 500 tickets were sold for the Fillmore Lion’s Club Enchilada dinner, which has become a Fillmore institution. We are told that the net from the $12/head admission goes to charity, although the people taking our money weren’t exactly sure for what. No matter, since everyone could get their […]