Hot Springs set to reopen next month

Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent
After almost a year of planning and rehabilitating, Matilija Canyon Hot Springs is set for a "soft opening" the last weekend in March. The land was considered sacred in the days of the Chumash Native Americans, but in recent years, says Ecotopia — the nonprofit group managing the land — excessive littering, abuse and crime have left it in need of lots of TLC. So Ecotopia decided to close the land to clean it up and allow it to "rest."

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