December 2013

December 1, 2013

Tues., Jan. 14: Public Hearing on Polystyrene Ban

At their October 2013 meeting, the Coalition Board agreed to support Ojai city council efforts to reduce polystyrene (commonly known as Styrofoam) usage and purchases within city limits. This will help reduce polystyrene litter for our whole Ojai Valley community and support environmentally-friendly food container manufacturers and distributors.

Come Out Tuesday, January 14 and Support the Proposed Polystyrene Ban Ordinance.

Open Public Hearing Notice

Resource Center Lending Library Open for Business

by Evergreen Hericks, OVGC member and volunteer

“Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.” ~James Russell Lowell

When I think of all that is right with the world – an important practice of feeding my hope – at the top of the list must be libraries. What better long-lived example of the love of wisdom mixed up with the radically practical notion that a whole community can share a store of resources, and with extremely little fuss? And so, eager to get on that particular bandwagon of sharing information, nurturing life-long learning and, by the way, using our material resources wisely, we proudly announce that the Coalition lending library is now up and running.

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