Simi Valley is an incorporated city located in the extreme southeast corner of Ventura County, California, bordering the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles in the Greater Los Angeles Area. According to the most recent Census estimate, the city had a total population of 118,687 in 2005. Simi Valley is known today as the home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Simi Valley currently ranks as the seventh safest U.S. city with a population between 100,000 and 500,000 but has been ranked top safest in the same class in many prior years. Clean air and rolling hills create a magnificent backdrop to a community committed to providing an attractive environment - while maintaining the delicate balance of business activity and residential lifestyle. The City of Simi Valley understands the needs of business and desires to work with businesses to ensure their long term success. Businesses from all over have discovered the benefits of locating in a community which is "so close and yet so far" - close to Los Angeles for the amenities of a big city - far enough away to enjoy the peace, security and quality of country living. Simi Valley also offers the advantage of lower County, business and utility taxes, as well as a City government that encourages businesses to prosper.