Nordhoff seniors CJ Mountan (left) and Evan Morter share a laugh as they watch their classmates squirt silly string and toss around beach balls at graduation Thursday.
(photo by Evelyn Cervantes)
Nordhoff Hogh School seniors 'once-in-a-generation' group
June 18, 2013 - For many, Nordhoff High School’s class of 2013 will be remembered for one thing: football. Last fall, 19 seniors led the varsity team to a CIF-SS championship win — a historic first for the Rangers. “It was emotional,” recalled Adam Dunn, the team’s manager for the last three seasons. [...]
BLinc students bond during their recent poetry reading at Bohemia.
BLinc student poetry gives view into teens' world
June 18, 2013 - A group of teens that call themselves the “Monday Misfits” lined the long bench along the wall of the Bohemia coffee house last Monday. They cast uneasy glances at the performance space where a microphone was set up in front of three rows of empty chairs while waiting [...]
City scrutinizes fee schedules, recreation budget
June 6, 2013 - The Ojai City Council held a special workshop last week for the upcoming 2013-2014 fiscal year budget. Council is expected to adopt the budget, as well as a modified city fee schedule, during the June 25 meeting. “What we’re doing with these budget workshops is really gathering information and [...]
Museum will get city money for repairs, operating expenses
June 14, 2013 - Ojai City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to include $25,000 for repairs and $50,000 toward operational support for the Ojai Valley Museum over the next year. The museum leases the city-owned historic landmark for $1 per year. As part of that lease agreement, the museum has been responsible[...]
Sanitary District will consider rate increase
June 14, 2013 - The Ojai Valley Sanitary District Board will consider implementing its first rate increase in five years Monday night. According to a letter recently sent to property owners in the District, a public hearing has been set for Monday at 6 p.m. to discuss the potential increase, which would be [...]
Matilija Junior High School holds promotion ceremony
June 13, 2013 - When Alejandro Sandoval and Maria Isabel Perez came to Matilija Junior High School, they did not speak a word of English. Adjusting to junior high is hard enough without the added handicap of being unable to communicate. “I consider these the two most difficult years developmentally for a [...]
Air quality board will not monitor local fracking impacts
June 13, 2013 - In a split vote, the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District Board (APCD) set aside staff recommendations and decided the county does not need to gather information about potential effects on air quality caused by hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks had asked [...
Chaparral High School graduates class of 2013
June 13, 2013 - Chaparral High School graduated its class of 2013 Tuesday afternoon. The following is the list of the graduates: Robert Anaya, Cynthia Arriaga, Luke Avendaño, Jonathyn Bowman, Vester Branham, Kiana Cason, Andrew Castillo, Danial Chavez, Del Cohen, Kaylin Connelly, Cassidy Cowgill, Tucker Da Alba, Gloria De Luna, Austun Dennis, Spencer Ereshan, Alexander Fuchs, Anjela Garces, Daniel [...]