Simi Valley

Simi Valley sē´mē, sĭm´ē [key], city (1990 pop. 100,217), Ventura co., SW Calif. in an oil, fruit, and farm region laid out 1887, inc. 1969. Highly residential, the city also produces a variety of light manufactures, including electrical, electronic, computer, and medical equipment clothing metal and plastic products and furniture. The population of Simi Valley more than doubled between 1970 and 2000, with the growth of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Of interest are a historical park, Native American caves, and the old stagecoach road.

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