November 3, 1997 |
Picture a city with safe streets, pocket parks, a regional shopping mall, aesthetically pleasing design, open space galore and plenty of jobs in the technology, entertainment and medical fields. Don't forget first-rate schools, a bustling main street with upscale restaurants and gurgling fountains, a full-service courthouse and nary a gang. Now picture Simi Valley. If those two visions aren't the same, they should be reconciled within 25 years.