Broken-pipe dream: City will draft letter asking CPUC to intervene in Playhouse drama

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Ojai Valley News photo by Kimberly Rivers

Ojai resident Russ Baggerly tells the Ojai City Council Tuesday that when a guideline is inconsistent with part of the county's General Plan it is illegal.

Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) could be weighing in on the fate of the Ojai Playhouse theater if the city of Ojai has its way. Meeting in regular session Tuesday, the Ojai City Council authorized sending a request for the CPUC to look into the incident.

Ojai Mayor Pro Tem William Weirick recommended the ouncil enlist the services of Ojai attorney Ryan Blatz, of Ryan Blatz Law, to draft a letter requesting the investigation and to handle any subsequent negotiations with the CPUC.

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