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Storm Expected to Impact Residents of the Ojai Valley Beginning Tonight, Some Evacuations and Road Closures Expected

The National Weather Service is forecasting a significant storm system that will bring heavy rain and mountain snow with possible damaging winds to Ventura County beginning this evening, Friday, February 1, 2019 through Sunday, February 3, 2019 afternoon. A Flash Flood Watch was issued for portions of Ventura County with rainfall intensities expected from 0.5″ to 1.0″ per hour, with possible heavier intensities in the Los Padres National Forest. The potential exists for localized mud and debris flows in the Thomas,

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City of Ojai Releases Request for Qualifications for Water Resources Coordinator

1-18-19: The City of Ojai has released a request for qualifications for a Water Resources Coordinator. The City is taking steps to address and analyze concerns of water supply and quality brought about by ongoing drought, coupled with climate change and a shifting regulatory framework on water, in order to ensure that its residents and businesses have a supply that is sufficient, economically viable, and environmentally sustainable. The City of Ojai is a part of the larger,

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Invasive Shot-Hole Borers and Fusarium Dieback: A Devastating Threat To California Trees

Two exotic, invasive beetles are causing increasingly extensive damage to Southern California’s urban trees, native and riparian forests, and avocado groves. Thousands of severely affected trees have died or been removed in both natural and landscaped areas.

Please see the below flyer for more information:

 

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Boundary Map Selected for City of Ojai Transition to District-based Electoral System

At its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Ojai City Council voted to adopt an ordinance changing the City’s electoral code to transition from an at-large election system to a district-based election system, pursuant to Elections Code Section 10010 and the California Voting Rights Act. It further voted to establish district boundaries and released a district-based election map delineating the boundaries for the four districts.

A district-based electoral system is one in which a city is divided into separate districts,

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RIBBON CUTTING AT THE OJAI VALLEY MUSEUM

The Ojai Valley Museum and the City of Ojai Arts Commission would like to invite the public to the celebration of the new museum gates Saturday, December 15 at 11:00 a.m.

 

The gates are the result of a joint effort to add beauty and security to the historic building. They were created by local artist Doug Lochner of hand-forged steel and designed to echo the original design of the Museum.

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