Monthly Archives: November 2008

Waste Management Landfill Tour

This morning, I had the pleasure of touring the Simi Valley Landfill. Yep, I said “pleasure.” It was truly a fascinating experience. About three years ago, I brought several loads to the landfill to dump on a Saturday afternoon and … Continue reading

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Runkle Canyon is NOT Toxic! Let’s Move On!

We need to rely on good, sound science – Steve Sojka This past Monday, I missed the City Council meeting where the status of Runkle Canyon was discussed. I caught the playback and was fascinated by what I saw! I … Continue reading

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Simi Valley Headlines and Issues

In the Simi Valley Acorn this morning: In response to the idea of a $100 donation from every household for the schools, I think it is a start, but not enough. Meanwhile, we all wonder how the C4 Bond Funds … Continue reading

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Landfill Expansion Tour

I’ve been in contact with the Simi Valley Landfill and I’m pleased to say that I have a tour scheduled for November 24th.  I’m excited and that’s no joke.  Unlike most people, I like landfills.  The reason is because I … Continue reading

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C4 Bond Oversight Committee

Big thanks to Brian Dennert for posting an article about the call for committee members for the C4 Bond Oversight Committee.  I applied. I found that one of the compelling statements made in the forum for school board candidates this … Continue reading

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Simi Landfill – Should they Expand?

A couple months ago, I published a video indicating that I was not necessarily against any efforts to expand the landfill. If Waste Management owns the land, and the EPA regulates how waste is processed and stored, ensuring public safety, … Continue reading

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Can They Get Their Name Out?

Now that the incumbents have secured their positions on the Simi Valley City Council, how will the challengers strengthen their positions the next time they run?  Bruce Witkin, challenger for Mayor (who received my support and my vote this election) … Continue reading

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School Board Disappointment

I have to admit some level of disappointment with the election results, specifically related to the School Board. From the teachers’ standpoint, apparently status quo is preferred. However, from the standpoint of a parent with school age kids, I’m not … Continue reading

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