BRIEFLY DUO FACE ROBBERY CHARGES IN COURT.SIMI VALLEY Simi Valley (sē`mē, sĭm`ē), city (1990 pop. 100,217), Ventura co., SW Calif. in an oil, fruit, and farm region; laid out 1887, inc. 1969. - Two men are scheduled to be arraigned today on charges of robbery and conspiracy for their part in robbing a teen-ager of his bicycle, authorities said.
Juan Cervantes and Jorge Guerrero, both 19, are being held in Ventura County Jail in lieu of Instead of; in place of; in substitution of. It does not mean in addition to. $55,000 and $50,000 bond, respectively.
Simi Valley police officials said Guerrero stopped a 16-year-old male in the area of Patricia Street and Erringer Road and demanded his bicycle. When the youth refused, police said, Guerrero struck him several times with his hands.
The victim then got off the bike and Guerrero rode away, police say.
A passing motorist flagged down a Simi Valley patrol officer and said the suspect was in a nearby van. Several police units performed a traffic stop, found the bicycle inside and arrested Cervantes and Guerrero, police said.
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Pleasant Valley Pool is reopened
CAMARILLO - The Pleasant Valley Pool reopened after being closed intermittently in·ter·mit·tent
1. Stopping and starting at intervals. See Synonyms at periodic.
2. Alternately containing and empty of water: an intermittent lake. over a three-day period following three separate incidents of children becoming sick in the pool.
The pool reopened Saturday after being closed last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and being ``superchlorinated'' as required by county health code, said Amy Damron, aquatics director for the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District.
``We've had to close the pool before when kids get sick, but never before, in the 20 years since I've been working here, has it happened three days in a row,'' said Bob Stallings, recreation superintendent with the park district.
Stallings said it was not pool water that made the children sick. Refunds were given to parents whose children were unable to attend scheduled swimming lessons on those days, Damron said.
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Facciano named executive director
VENTURA - The Ventura County Taxpayers Association named Don Facciano, executive director of the Greater Oxnard Chamber of Commerce, to replace outgoing President An outgoing president is a president or, generally, other head of state or government when he holds office between the election of his successor and the inauguration by which that successor assumes power. and Executive Director Mike Saliba, officials said Tuesday.
Facciano is expected to remain at the chamber for 30 days before taking on new duties with the association.
Saliba, who will now work for a certified See certification. public accounting firm, headed the Taxpayers Association for more than seven years.
The Board of Supervisors honored his service by presenting him with a resolution.
``You never came to complain, you came to offer solutions,'' said Supervisor Judy Mikels.
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Veterans center won't be closed
VENTURA - Siding with Ventura County veterans, the Board of Supervisors announced Tuesday that the Oxnard Veterans Services Center would not be closed as had been proposed under cost-cutting plans.
Interim Chief Administrative Officer A chief administrative officer (CAO) is responsible for administrative management of private, public or governmental corporations. The CAO is one of the highest ranking members of an organization, managing daily operations and usually reporting directly to the chief executive Harry Hufford said cuts would be made elsewhere.
The Human Services Agency, which oversees veterans services and faces $700,000 in budget cuts, had initially proposed closing the office and having the staff rotate among the county's seven job centers - which drew opposition from veterans.
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Gibson starts bid for City Council
THOUSAND OAKS Thousand Oaks, residential city (1990 pop. 104,352), Ventura co., S Calif., in a farm area; inc. 1964. Avocados, citrus, vegetables, strawberries, and nursery products are grown. - Conejo Recreation and Park District Board of Directors member Joe Gibson William Joseph Gibson (born June 28, 1919 in Nocona, TX) was an American football defensive back and end in the NFL for the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Rams. Gibson also played in the All-America Football Conference for the Brooklyn Dodgers. pulled nominating papers Tuesday to run in the November City Council election - joining three others who have taken out papers for the two open seats on the council.
Incumbent Councilwoman Linda Parks For the DC Comics character, see .
Linda Park (born July 9, 1978) is a Korean American actress who is best known for her portrayal of communications officer character Hoshi Sato in the television series . , attorney Edward Masry and Planning Commissioner Jim Bruno took out papers Monday. Incumbent Michael Markey has indicated he will run for re-election.
The deadline to file with the city clerk In the United States, a City Clerk is an elected or appointed official who is responsible as the official keeper of the municipal records. In some places, the Clerk may be known as the "Village Clerk" or "Town Clerk". is Aug. 11.
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