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New name and new leadership as energy choice initiative becomes the Clean Power Alliance and begins serving it first customers


Today marks a new era in consumer choice and greener energy as Los Angeles Community Choice Energy begins serving its first customers under a new name— the Clean Power Alliance of Southern California.


The alliance is a coalition of cities that have joined together to purchase electricity in the wholesale power market, and sell it to their residents and businesses at competitive rates.

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Sheriff’S OES to hold Public Meeting at Poinsettia Pavillion re: Risks of mudslide, landslide and flooding

Saturday February 3, 2018, Sheriff’s OES and the County of Ventura’s Public Works Agency is holding a public meeting to discuss the status of the Thomas Fire burn area analysis. More particularly, the meeting will present an overview of the increased risk of mudflow, landslide, and flooding in areas adjacent to and downstream of the burn areas.

Attendees will be advised to take the necessary steps to protect themselves and their property from the dangers associated with increased mudflow,

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Reminder: Leaf Blowers Should Not be Used to Clean Up Fallen Ash

Reminder: Although the City has lifted its temporary leaf blower ban, please remember that leaf blowers should not be used to clean up ash under any circumstances. Using leaf blowers to clean up ash makes fallen ash airborne. This increases the risk of the ash being inhaled by residents and animals.

After the latest winds, the City has seen an increase in aged ash, which is still hazardous to breathe. Please do not use leaf blowers to clean up this ash.

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Ojai Citizen’s Academy to Begin on February 21

Ojai Citizen’s Academy to Begin on February 21:

On February 21, 2018, the Ojai Police Department will begin its 2018 Citizen’s Academy program. This is a ten-week course designed to give citizens an overview of the police department’s
function and operational procedures.

There will be presentations by a superior court judge, K-9 officer, S.W.A.T. team members, bomb squad, narcotic officers, search and rescue members, and many others. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet the Chief of Police and get a comprehensive tour of the police station.

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Applications Being Accepted for Volunteer Position of Planning Commissioner, Deadline to Apply is March 2, 2018

Applications are now being accepted from City of Ojai residents and Ojai Valley residents for the following volunteer position, for a four-year term:

Planning Commissioner

The Planning Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council to make sure future developments are congruous with the vision of City leaders and residents. The Planning commission meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at Ojai City Hall. 

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