Category Archives: City News

2017 Road Rehabilitation Paving Schedule

The preliminary work is nearly complete- including curb ramps, curb extensions, and sidewalks. The paving is underway with most paving scheduled for completion the week of January 8. Two special cases will be paved at the end of the month- North and South Blanche Street and Mallory Way. The schedule is subject to delay due to weather.

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VC-Alert: Don’t be Caught Off Guard!

Ventura County has implemented a state-of-the-art emergency notification system to alert residents about emergencies and other important community news. The emergency notification system enables officials to provide essential information quickly when there is a threat to the health or safety of residents.

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Aviso de Seguro de Inundación

El Administrador de la Ciudad, de conformidad con sus poderes para remediar los efectos de la emergencia local declaradó el 6 de diciembre, 2017, debido a los incendios en el Valle de Ojai, informa que todos los residentes de Ojai consideran inmediatamente asegurar seguro contra inundaciones que incluye la protección de las pérdidas causadas por el lodo y fluye de agua cubierto de escombros. Como resultado de la reciente incendio forestal daños significativos a las colinas de los alrededores de Ojai,

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Thomas Fire Updates

Just a reminder that several websites contain updated information regarding the Thomas Fire.

Readyventuracounty.org‘s most recent update shows that the Thomas Fire is currently at 281,620 Acres with 89% Containment

Air quality is listed as moderate on https://airnow.gov. However,readyventuracounty.org notes that air quality should be considered unhealthy in areas directly impacted by smoke, especially in the Ojai Valley and surrounding areas where air quality is extremely poor.

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Post-Wildfire Storm Preparation

Wildfires dramatically alter the natural landscape by removing vegetation and exposing soil to wind and rain. These changes substantially increase the risk of flash floods and debris flows, even in areas not usually prone to these hazards.

Normally, grasses, shrubs and trees slow rainfall and improve soil absorption. Leaf litter further protects the soil from erosive rainfall. Wildfires burn vegetation and leaf litter to ash, leaving the soil exposed and less able to absorb rain.

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