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Hollywood Businesses First To Feel Disastrous Effects Of Unchecked Homelessness

Hollywood Businesses First To Feel Disastrous Effects Of Unchecked Homelessness

By Marc Ang Many Californians and especially Angelenos, who at one time were used to cleaner streets, cite homelessness as the number one issue affecting their lives. Politicians like to talk high above everyone when asked about solutions but end up playing hot potato when asked to actually deal with it in a nuanced fashion. […]

Where Have All the Police Gone??? | Ignoring Small Issues Become Issues You Can’t Ignore!

Where Have All the Police Gone??? | Ignoring Small Issues Become Issues You Can’t Ignore!

  An Open Letter To the Chief of Police, Ventura Dear Chief Corney, I was so sorry to hear about the stabbing that took place at the Aloha Steakhouse this past weekend. And I was particularly embarrassed for you to see one of your commanders appear on television and announce that an officer should have […]

Say No To Panhandling, Yes To Giving

Say No To Panhandling, Yes To Giving

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 […]

Simi City Council: Homelessness approach debated, Board of Corrections grant, SEIU contract

Simi City Council: Homelessness approach debated, Board of Corrections grant, SEIU contract

By Debra Tash City Council meeting 1/13/14, healing 6:30 PM (Closed session at 5:30) Agenda At the first council meeting of the year in Simi Valley, order Mr. Smith from Waste Management spoke on agenda item 7c dealing with the city’s growing homeless problem.  Because of break-in’s at their facility the company has had to hire […]