The story of how Ojai turned from self-sustainability to state water in early 2018.
In the aftermath of the devastating Thomas Fire just months ago, citizens and volunteers came out to join the Ojai Valley Green Coalition to plan for a renewed and invigorated Earth Day 2018. For the first time ever the event will be held in Libbey Park, and, according to City Councilwoman Suza Francina, “the event … Continue reading Speakers and Activities Announced for Earth Day 2018
Originally published on Thursday, 29 March 2018 12:20 in the Ojai Valley News. by Perry Van Houten, Ojai Valley News reporter Ojai’s Earth Day celebration April 21 should be both entertaining and educational, according to organizers. The event, that runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Libbey Park in downtown Ojai, will feature speakers, vendors, live music and children’s activities. … Continue reading Earth Day event moves into Libbey Park, will feature alternative housing
A new executive director, Tod Cossairt (left), is stepping up to lead the Green Coalition, as the interim director, Tim Nafziger, steps down. Cossairt, an environmental sustainability educator who presently serves as the regional coordinator for the national Green Schools Alliance, was chosen by the board of directors this month to fill the post. In … Continue reading Tod Cossairt named new Executive Director of Green Coalition
On November 14 a Superior Court Judge ruled that Ventura County ignored California environmental law regarding air pollution when its commercial and industrial permit division and Board of Supervisors approved a local oil company plan to drill three new oil wells in Upper Ojai.