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VCCDC Offers Disaster Recovery Grants For Thomas Fire Victims

Ventura County Community Development Corporation (VCCDC), a local non-profit community economic development organization, has created a disaster recovery assistance grant program for Ventura and Santa Barbara County residents who were affected by the Thomas Fire and/or Montecito Mudslides. The funds come from an $800,000 commitment made by Wells Fargo to assist with economic recovery for those affected by the Thomas Fire and Montecito Mudslide. The initial $300,000 in grant funds were awarded to five local non-profits,

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Video Available of Carnegie Mellon University’s Transition Ojai Presentation

The City of Ojai has partnered with Carnegie Mellon University and Flip Labs to embark on a Transition Design Journey to shape the future of the city and region, with a goal to work together to support a community led vision of what’s possible. The first Transition Ojai presentation was held on August 1, 2018. Video of the presentation is now available at the following link:


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City of Ojai Art Grant Applications Deadline Quickly Approaching

The City of Ojai Arts Commission is proud to announce that applications for the 2019 City of Ojai Art Grant Program are available as of July 16, 2018.

The program is designed to fund individual artists and non-profit organizations that produce or present the arts and/or cultural programs that primarily benefit the City and Ojai’s residents. The program has helped many organizations and individuals produce successful arts and cultural programs that otherwise might not have occurred due to lack of funding.

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College Students in Ventura County Ride the Bus Free, Courtesy of The College Ride Pilot Program

Do you attend California Lutheran University, California State University at Chanel Islands, Moorpark College, Oxnard College or Ventura College? Then you can ride the bus for free this school year! All you have to do is show the bus driver your student ID.

The College Ride Pilot Program is a grant-funded project that will allow Ventura County college students to ride buses in Ventura County for free for the 2018-19 academic year. Students can ride on any bus at any time and do not have to be traveling to or from school.

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Notification of Filing Period Extension for Non-incumbents for the Office of Ojai City Council Member

Notification That Filing Period for Non-Incumbents for the Office of Ojai City Council Member, the City of Ojai, has Been Extended to Wednesday, August 15, 2018 At 5:00 P.M.

The filing period for non-incumbents for the office of City Council Member in the City of Ojai has been extended, the City Clerk Department announced today at 5:00 p.m. Interested residents must file nomination papers for the General Municipal Election by the new deadline,

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