AT&T Withdraws Application for Cellular Tower in City of Ojai

from the City…

AT&T formally withdrew its application March 25th for a cellular tower in the City of Ojai at 1290 Grand Avenue.

The special Planning Commission meeting set for Wednesday, March 26 to hear this issue has therefore been cancelled.

AT&T’s expected alternative location will be outside the Ojai city limits, within…

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Ojai Day Vendor Apps

From the fine folk at the City…

Applications are now available for vendors wanting to be a part of Ojai Day 2014. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual street fair and community celebration will include its usual mix of…

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What Price Tourism?

This afternoon I was contacted by my friend Chris Jones who wanted to know if I still blogged here on the Ojai Post. I told him it had been awhile, but yes I did. He asked me to share the following story with you:

On Sunday afternoon April 7th one of a group of three women from the Los Angeles area who was noticeably intoxicated verbally abused my partner, knocked and cleared merchandise off the counter, leaving the store minus her cell phone. The woman returned a few minutes later demanding her cell phone. Melissa asked her for her information in case of any damages to the merchandise. The woman refused to give Melissa her name or phone number. She then walked behind the counter to retrieve her phone and assaulted her by pulling her hair and continually punching her upper neck and back. Scratches were also present on her forearms. The woman retrieved her phone and left the store leaving Melissa physically and emotionally traumatized.

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Ojai FLOW Wins Another Round

From the fine folk at Ojai FLOW

The judges decision (PDF) on March 13, 2014, comes 197 days after August 24, 2013, when proposition V was passed by 87.4% of the voters. Because of this delay caused by the Golden State Water Company (Golden State) lawsuit, we Ojai ratepayers have paid over…

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Hwy 33 Closure Continues

If you’re headed up the 5 Freeway this weekend, better head out the 126. Latest news from Steve Bennett’s office…

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Dan Holmes Presents – Creating Powerful Images

Millet Harvest, Nepal – Photographer Dan Holmes

First Light Millet Fields, Nepal – Dan Holmes Photographer

Get to the Point! Creating Powerful…

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Tai Chi At The Lake

Jan Reason leads Tai Chi at the lake.

Free Yang-style Tai Chi Chiuan classes have been offered at Lake Casitas on…

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A Return to Ojai


It will have been seven months since I last set foot in Ojai. I will have gone to Hawaii, Japan…

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Mountain Lion on East End

Thanks to reader Lisa Griffiths…

Mountain Lion spotted in an orchard at Ladera and Ladera Ranch Road, near Thacher and Carne…

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Open Thread: Rain Dance Edition

Hey Ojai, how’s it going?

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