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2017: The year in review — May

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Ojai Valley News photo by Andra Belknap
In May, lights were installed at the Ojai Skate Park, allowing night skating there for the first time.
Judge dismisses 19 marijuana-related charges against Kroll
May 4
Ventura County Superior Court Judge Michele Castillo dropped 19 charges against Ojai resident and Shangri La Care Cooperative (SLCC) co-founder Jeff Kroll May 3, in what Kroll sees as a victory for medical cannabis in Ventura County.
“I can’t speak to why (the) charges were dropped,” said Deputy District Attorney Theresa Pollara. “I’m not sure why she (Judge Castillo) did what she did.”

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