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June 11, 1997 | DAVID GREENBERG
The Simi Valley City Council has agreed to pay $58,000 toward reopening Corriganville Park to campers and sightseers this summer and for additional first-year maintenance costs. Preservationists hope that this first step will ultimately entice movie studios to invest $600,000 to $700,000 needed to resurrect a movie lot where producers once shot thousands of westerns and hundreds of television episodes.
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September 10, 1998 | JANE HULSE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hiking may sound easy--just put one foot in front of the other. But when you toss in some of the dangers, such as getting lost or meeting a mountain lion, it can be intimidating to a novice. If you're a little squeamish about hitting the trail, the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District has a two-week series of free classes and hikes to ease you into the sport. The series starts Sept. 17 with a two-hour evening class, followed by a hike the morning of Sept. 19 to the top of Mt.
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September 10, 1998 | JANE HULSE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hiking may sound easy--just put one foot in front of the other. But when you toss in some of the dangers, such as getting lost or meeting a mountain lion, it can be intimidating to a novice. If you're a little squeamish about hitting the trail, the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District has a two-week series of free classes and hikes to ease you into the sport. The series starts Sept. 17 with a two-hour evening class, followed by a hike the morning of Sept. 19 to the top of Mt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1997 | DAVID GREENBERG
The Simi Valley City Council has agreed to pay $58,000 toward reopening Corriganville Park to campers and sightseers this summer and for additional first-year maintenance costs. Preservationists hope that this first step will ultimately entice movie studios to invest $600,000 to $700,000 needed to resurrect a movie lot where producers once shot thousands of westerns and hundreds of television episodes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 15, 1997 | LISA FERNANDEZ
The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District will host a dance for physically and mentally challenged people Friday at the Houghton Neighborhood Park. The dance is free for those in the park district's Alternative Recreation Program. The event will be chaperoned by people trained to work with those who have special needs. Refreshments and plenty of deejay-hosted tunes will highlight the evening, which runs from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The center is located at 4333 Township Ave.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 1992 | MAIA DAVIS
A controversial proposal to develop a 12.5-acre recreation complex in Oak Park will be considered for final approval Thursday by the Ventura County Planning Commission. The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District's plan to develop Deerhill Park at Deerhill and Doubletree roads received preliminary approval from the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council on Jan. 28.
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August 18, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District will hold a public hearing Sept. 5 to review plans by a local developer to donate vacant land to the district and apply for a state tax credit. Poe Investment Co. intends to donate 148 hillside acres if it receives the tax break. The 6 p.m. public hearing will be held at the Community Center, 1692 Sycamore Drive.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 19, 1994
Simi Valley is a spectacular city to live in. Thanks to the efforts of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, my family and I enjoyed another terrific Independence Day fireworks show. The Simi Valley Police Department is to be commended for its directional traffic assistance and contributions to maintaining a peaceful crowd. It is great to find something interesting to do on a holiday evening and to feel it is safe enough to attend. SHARON HUSHKA, Simi Valley
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 1995 | MARY F. POLS
Long-promised funding to restore a historic Simi Valley railroad depot has finally been approved by state officials and is on its way to Simi Valley. The $200,000 grant from the California Department of Transportation will be used for exterior repairs and landscaping at the old Southern Pacific depot. Now owned by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, the 91-year-old landmark was once the hub of Simi Valley.
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September 6, 1994 | SARA CATANIA
Volunteers are needed to chaperon the first teen-agers' dance at the Santa Susana Community Center on Friday. The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District is seeking adult volunteers to sell tickets and serve refreshments at the dance, which is scheduled to run from 7 to 10 p.m. and is open to youths ages 12 to 16. "Volunteers should like disco and bring their dancing shoes," said Sharon Hamilton, volunteer coordinator for the district. To volunteer, call Hamilton at 584-4400.
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August 1, 1996 | JASON TERADA
The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District will present the animated feature "Balto" today at Oak Canyon Community Park, at Kanan Road and Holly Tree Drive. The 77-minute, G-rated movie about a heroic canine will begin at 8 p.m. It is presented as part of the park district's "Films Under the Stars" series. Viewers should bring their own blankets or chairs. Food and beverages will be available during the showing. A $1 donation is requested. For information, call (818) 865-9304.
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December 9, 1986
Homicide detectives were investigating the discovery of a man's body Monday in the Simi Valley Public Cemetery. The body, of an unidentified man thought to be in his 20s, appeared to have a fractured skull, and Simi Valley police believe he was bludgeoned to death, Sgt. Bob Gardner said. An autopsy was scheduled for today, he said. A Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District employee discovered the body during the morning, Gardner said.
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