Category Archives: City News

Ventura County Continuum of Care Seeks Volunteers For Homeless Point In Time Count (PIT)

The Ventura County Continuum of Care is currently seeking volunteers to assist with the Homeless Point In Time Count (PIT). This effort helps to obtain a snapshot census of people experiencing homelessness in Ventura County and gain access to state and federal funding. For additional information, please see the flyer below.

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Helicopters: Southern California Edison Aerial Inspection Program Information

The City of Ojai has received inquiries about helicopters and drones flying overhead throughout the Ojai Valley. These helicopters and drones belong to Southern California Edison (SCE) and are conducting an aerial survey as part of SCE’s Enhanced Overhead Inspection (EOI) program of examining telephone poles and other equipment for possible upgrade or replacement.

In a statement, SCE said it is repairing or replacing equipment in order to minimize ignition risk for wild fires.

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2019 City of Ojai Road Rehabilitation Project

The City’s Public Works Department has begun enhancing various streets, sidewalks, ADA/handicap ramps and curbs as part of the City’s road rehabilitation project. Streets which are being rehabilitated in this phase of the project include portions of Park Road, S. Montgomery, and Signal Street. To view a list of additional street which will be repaved please click here. Work is anticipated to be complete by Monday, November 25, weather permitting. Furthermore, the tennis/pickle ball court located at City Hall and the lower parking lot at Libbey Park will be repaved by Monday,

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Be Prepared: Red Flag Weather Conditions Possible Today (English and Espanol)

The National Weather Service is forecasting a weak to moderate Santa Ana Wind event with elevated to locally brief critical fire weather conditions for Sunday morning into Sunday evening. A Red Flag Warning has been issued for Sunday, 11/17/19 between 1:00am to 6:00pm for Ventura County

Southern California Edison has proactively shut-off one circuit in Ventura County: 

  • Anton- Somis

Southern California Edison is monitoring two circuits in Ventura County:

  • Balcom- Bardsdale
  • Barrington- Piru,

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Special Board of Supervisors Meeting to Include Hemp Cultivation Topic Scheduled for Tuesday, November 19

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors have published an agenda for their Special Meeting on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. The agenda includes an item, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. to “Receive and File a Report on Hemp Cultivation in Ventura County and Provide Direction to Staff.”  The meeting will be held at the Moorpark Community Center, 799 Moorpark Avenue, Moorpark, CA 93021, and the agenda is available at

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