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Posted on: July 11, 2023

Arts Commission to Host Presentation: Art Fairs and Festivals - How to Take Your Art on the Road

The City of Ojai Arts Commission presents Art Fairs and Festivals: How to Take Your Art on the Road. This presentation will be held at the Ojai Valley Museum, located at 130 W. Ojai Ave., on Thursday, July 13 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Posted on: February 4, 2023

Creating a Five-Year Plan

Facilitator Nusa Maal guided the Commission through an exploration of it's history at the February 4 and 5 Strategic Planning sessions.

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Important Information for Upcoming Storm February 3-6 2024

In anticipation of this rain, the City of Ojai would like to take this opportunity to share some important information with residents: 

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Ojai City Council Reaches Pickleball Compromise

 

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Unhoused Encampment at Ojai City Hall

Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQs): Unhoused Encampment at Ojai City Hall 

Question: What are the most recent updates? 

Answer:  Eight wildness tents and storage units were assembled as of 1/28/2024, with the help of numer...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

The City of Ojai Approves All Affordable Housing Project comprised of 50 New Rental Units

The City of Ojai is pleased to announce that the Ojai City Council unanimously
approved the first entirely affordable housing project in thirty years in Ojai

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

2023 Ojai Day Poster Competition Winner Announced

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The City of Ojai is excited to announce the winner of the 2023 Ojai Day Poster Competition, Dennis Wood of Oak View.

There were many wonderful submissions which led to a thorough and thoughtful selection process by the Art Jury. Wood was inspired by a phot...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Reminder: Deadline Quickly Approaching for the Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver Program

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Reminder: The deadline is quickly approaching for the Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver program (Deadline: 10/20/23).

Applications for the 2024 Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver Program are now available! Those who wish to obtain an application & copy of the waiver guidelin...

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Posted on: June 26, 2023

Ojai Arts Commission Now Accepting Arts Grants Applications

The City of Ojai Arts Commission is now accepting Arts Grants applications. Download a grant application online, or visit Ojai City Hall to pick up a hard copy. Applications are due on October 31, 2023 at 4 p.m. Click here to learn more about Arts Grants ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

City of Ojai appoints interim City Manager

OJAI, CA (July 12, 2023) – The City of Ojai has appointed Mark Scott as Ojai’s interim City Manager. Scott will succeed James Vega and assume responsibilities on July 17, 2023. The Ojai City Council approved ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Cooling Center Information

The County of Ventura has designated the Ojai Library, located at 111 E. Ojai Ave., as a cooling center. The Library's operating hours are below. Visit vcemergency.com for information on the County's cooling centers.

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

City of Ojai Now Accepting Applications/Resumes for the City Manager Position

The City of Ojai is now accepting applications and resumes for the City Manager position. Click here to view the job description and apply.

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

PAVING UPDATE: The City of Ojai 2022 Paving Project will begin on July 17th

PAVING UPDATE: The City of Ojai 2022 Paving Project will begin starting on July 17, 2023.  Initial work will be focused on accessible curb ramp removal and construction at several locations.  The first week will be in the neighborhood of...

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Posted on: June 20, 2023

NOTICE: Prescribed burns scheduled for June 22 and June 23, 2023

The Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD), in cooperation with the Ventura County Prescribed Burn Association (VCPBA), the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC), Ventura County Resource Conservation District (VCRCD) and the Ventura County Air Pollution Cont...

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Progress Pride Flag Raising

The City of Ojai will raise the Progress Pride flag in honor of Pride Month at City Hall on Thursday, June 1 at 11 a.m. The community is invited to join us.

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Posted on: May 23, 2023

City Council holds a Transparency Workshop

The City Council held a Transparency Workshop on Monday, May 22, 2023, and the meeting was open to the community. A recording of the meeting is available online.

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

City provides paving update to the community

PAVING UPDATE: Our City Council has awarded a paving contract to the lowest responsible bidder, C.A. Rasmussen, and the City is now working with the contractor to schedule the paving. While we continue to work on this year’s paving proj...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

City of Ojai receives Ventura County Grand Jury report

The City has received the Ventura County Grand Jury report about the district-based representation for the Ojai City Council. The complete report is available online. This will be a discussion item on the June 13th City Council regular meeting agenda, and...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Ojai City Council to hold transparency workshop on May 22 at 6 p.m. in Kent Hall

UPDATE 5/23/23: The City Council held a Transparency Workshop on Monday, May 22, 2023, and the meeting was open to the community. A recording of the meeting is available online.

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Learn More: Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Tenant Protection Ordinance

On March 28, 2023, the Ojai City Council adopted a “Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Tenant Protection Ordinance” that went into effect on April 28, 2023. This means that, effective immediately, there is certain information that a landlord must provide t...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Community invited to general plan update joint meeting with City Council and Planning Commission

Be a part of shaping the future of Ojai! Come join the General Plan Update discussion with the City Council and the Planning Commission on April 18 at 6 p.m. This joint meeting will be held at Kent Hall, located at 111 W. Santa Ana St. next to City Hall. ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

City of Ojai partners with the Ojai Community Farmers’ Market to host an Earth Day Celebration

The City of Ojai is partnering with the Ojai Community Farmers’ Market to host an Earth Day Celebration on Thursday, April 20 from 3-7 p.m. Join the community at 414 E. Ojai Ave. to celebrate the beauty of our planet. There will be plenty of sho...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Tenant Protection Ordinance FAQ and Information

Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Tenant Protection Ordinance

Read Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Tenant Protection Ordinance and staff report online. Please note that minor modifications to the Ordinance will be made before it takes effect on April 28, ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Share Your Vision for Ojai Day

As we plan Ojai Day, we want to hear the community’s thoughts and ideas for this year’s event! Share your vision by taking our online survey at bit.ly/ojaiday. We’re accepting responses through Friday, April 14 at 4:30 p.m. B...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Envisioning the 8-Acre City Hall Campus: Upcoming World Café Events

The City of Ojai has partnered with the Ojai Valley Green Coalition to gather resident input about ways the unused land on 8 most-natural acres behind City Hall can best serve the community.

The City and the Green Coalition will host two more visioning eve...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Report out from the March 21, 2023 Ojai City Council closed session

(March 22, 2023) Report out from the March 21, 2023 Ojai City Council closed session: The Ojai City Council met in closed session on March 21, 2023 to consider a request by the Ventura County District Attorney for the City Council to tape-record future cl...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

City of Ojai to install new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in the City Hall parking lot

The City of Ojai is installing a new dual-port Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in the City Hall parking lot, located at 401 S. Ventura St.! The Public Works team broke ground on March 7, 2023, and the station is expected to be available for communi...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Live Event: Envision the City Hall Campus

The City of Ojai has partnered with the Ojai Valley Green Coalition to gather resident input about ways the unused land on eight, most-natural acres behind City Hall can best serve the community.

The City and the Green Coalition will host its second guided...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

City of Ojai awarded grant, launches partnership program to increase bike racks in the city

The City of Ojai will use newly-awarded grant funds to address the need for more bike racks in the city.

“This $48,675 grant allows us to take the next step toward installing additional bike racks around town,” said Ojai City Manager Ja...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

City of Ojai to host Formula Business (Chain Store) Community Input Session on Tuesday, March 21

OJAI, CA (March 8, 2023) – The City of Ojai will host a Formula Business Community Input Session on Tuesday, March 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kent Hall, 111 Santa Ana St., next to City Hall. Residents can also join virtually via Zoom.&n...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Ojai Police Department announces “Coffee with the Chief” event

The Ojai Police Department is proud to announce “Coffee with the Chief” event. Coffee with the Ojai Police Chief and members of the Ojai Police Station brings the police department and community members together, over coffee, to discus...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

City of Ojai hosts disaster drill, local organizations convene for emergency preparedness training

OJAI, CA (January 30, 2023) The City of Ojai hosted a disaster drill on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Kent Hall in Ojai, CA. The City, including the Ojai Police Department and the Ventura County Fire Department, and 10 public safety stakeholder organizati...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Mayoral Recount Results In from County with No Changes

(December 21, 2022) The Ventura County Clerk-Recorder has announced the recount results from the Ojai Mayor’s race, with Mayor Betsy Stix retaining her seat. Read their full release below:

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Notice of City Council Reorganization

(December 12, 2022) City Council will hold its reorganization at the December 13, 2022, meeting. The public is invited to the regular City Council meeting and Council re-organization on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 6 p.m. View the Agenda and video at ww...

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

RESCHEDULED FOR 8/31/23: Toad the Wet Sprocket Concert

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Toad The Wet Sprocket concert scheduled for July 5, 2023 at The Libbey Bowl in Ojai has been re-scheduled to August 31, 2023.  Tickets will be honored at the newly scheduled date.

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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Visiting the Bowl

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Libbey Bowl is located in the heart of downtown Ojai, surrounded by residential and businesses with parking available on city streets and in surrounding public parking locations. There is no designated parking for Libbey Bowl (unless otherwise note...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Ojai Day 2023 Vendor Applications Now Available

We are now accepting vendor applications for Ojai Day 2023! Click here to download a vendor application. Submit your completed application to the Ojai Recreation Department (510 Park Road) by August 21, 2023 at 4 p.m.

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

The History of Ojai's Day

Glass magnate Edward Libbey helped to shape downtown Ojai when he financed the construction of the Arcade, Post Office, and Libbey Park. Community leaders said thank you with the first Ojai Day in 1917, held in his honor. While the early event faded away ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

We heard from you!

More than 400 people submitted surveys sharing their thoughts on Ojai Day. Do we close Ojai Avenue or keep it more intimate at Libbey Park? Should we prioritize local vendors or go big? We are looking at your input.

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Posted on: February 4, 2023

Advertise on the Trolley!

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Full price for NON-Chamber members is $3,300 a year. Chamber members get the side for $2,800 a year. The discounted price for 2 years for CHAMBER Members is $5,320 for 2 years The discounted ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2023

Youth Ride Trolley for Free!

The Youth Ride Free Program is a promotional program that will last through the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 academic years.

Can I use any bus in Ventura County?

Yes, all following operators are participating:

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

The Recreation Department Now Offering Indoor Pickleball Play.

Grab your paddle and meet us at the John G. Martin Gymnasium located at Sarzotti Park for indoor Pickleball play! Drop-in play is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through March 7, 2024. Thereafter, play will continue on Satu...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Update Re: City Hall Campus Pickleball Courts

At its January 30, 2024 Special meeting, City Council directed staff to expeditiously work with Ventura County Supervisor Matt LaVere’s Office, the Ventura County Parks & Recreation Department and Ojai community stakeholders to reach an agre...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Registrations For The 5v5 Soccer Program Now Available!

Registrations For The 5v5 Soccer Program Now Available!The Ojai Recreation Department is excited to continue its annual partnership with AYSO 147 for the Ojai Valley 5v5 Soccer program! This volunteer-coached program pr...

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Posted on: December 27, 2023

The Winter/ Spring 2024 Recreation Activity Guide is now Available Online!

The Ojai Recreation Department Winter/ Spring 2024 Activity Guide is now available to view online! The guide highlights classes, camps, programs, and special events offered through the Recreation Department for the Winter /Spring season! To view a copy, p...
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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Basketball Player Evaluations Set to Take Place December 2, 2023

Youth Basketball ?? Player Ratings set for Saturday, December 3, 2023, in the John G. Martin Gymnasium at Sarzotti Park.The Youth Basketball Program is right around the corner and we couldn't be more excited!An important element...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

Basketball Player Evaluations Set to Take Place November 18, 2023

The Youth Basketball Program is right around the corner and we couldn't be more excited!

An important element of the season is the Player Evaluations. The evaluation period allows staff to gauge players skills and abilities to evenly disburse tale...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Drop In Basketball Update for October 31, 2023

In observance of the holiday, Drop-in Basketball will be postponed on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 . Make-Up Dates and Times will be as follows: 

  • Saturday, November 4th from 6:00-9:00 pm
  •  Sunday, November 5th from 400-8:00 pm
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Posted on: September 13, 2023

Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver Applications for the 2024 Season Now Available

Libbey Bowl Fee Waiver applications for the 2024 season are now available! Those who wish to obtain an application & copy of the waiver guidelines may do so by clicking the following links: 

Application: Click Here

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Posted on: July 27, 2023

Ojai Day Vendor Applications Now being Accepted

Ojai Day 2023 vendor applications are available! To obtain application, please click on the following link ojaiday.com/vendorapplications or visit the Ojai Recreation Department, located at 510 Park Road.

The application deadline is August 21, 2023. Visit&...

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

July is National Parks and Recreation Month

Since 1985, July is celebrated across the nation as Parks and Recreation Month. The City Of Ojai, together with the National Recreation & Park Association (NPRA) recognizes the power of parks and recreation to promote building strong, vibrant...

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

The City of Ojai is Now Accepting Applications for the Parks & Recreation Commission

The City of Ojai is accepting applications to fill two (2) vacancies on its Parks and Recreation Commission. The Parks and Recreation Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department on all matters pertaini...

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Posted on: June 11, 2023

Ojai Day 2023 Vendor Applications Now Available!

The City of Ojai is now accepting vendor applications for Ojai Day 2023! To obtain an application, please click here.  Completed applications may be submitted to the Ojai Recreation Department (510 Park Road) by August 21, 2023 at 4 p.m.

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Posted on: June 11, 2023

Drop-In Volley Starting June 17, 2023

Drop-in Volleyball is Returning Saturday, June 17, 2023!

If you’re looking for a fun and active way to spend your Saturday mornings, look no further than the Recreation Department gym! Our drop-in volleyball games are the perfect way to get exercise, meet ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2023

Adult Softball Program Starting Soon

The registration deadline for the Adult Summer program is quickly approaching, but there is still time to register!  

To register your team, please visit us at ojairec@ojaicity.org or stop by our main office, M-F 8:00a.m.-5:30 p.m., 510 Park Road,...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Recreation Department Open House Event

The Ojai Recreation Department’s Annual Open House is just one week away!!  Join us for a fun-filled day on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sarzotti Park, 510 Park Road. 
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Posted on: April 29, 2023

Gymnasium Floor Restoration Project

Exciting news – We’re restoring the John Martin Gymnasium floors! This project will include sanding the floors, repainting all existing game lines, and applying seal and finish coats. From May 1-15, the Gymnasium, located at Sarzotti Park, will b...
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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Summer 2023 Activity Guide

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Our Summer 2023 Activity Guide is now available to view online! The guide highlights classes, camps, programs, and special events offered through the Recreation Department for the summer season. What better way to kick off the summer than with a ...

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