Planners Deny Mine Owner's Appeal

By Logan Hall

Mining operations up Maricopa Highway were dealt another blow last week. The Ventura County Planning Commission voted 4-0 to deny Larry Mosler's appeal of 14 notices of violation for his rock quarry north of Ojai.
The county says that Mosler, who lives in Newbury Park and bought the quarry in 2005, has failed to follow guidelines for the operation of his mine. Mosler is accused of exceeding the maximum of 20 daily truck trips, operating non-permitted equipment, trucking through

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