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 Agents                                      Matilija Junior                                            Ojai Film Society
                                         High School girls’                                                     screening
 Outstanding                            cross-country team                                                  documentary
 Results                                        takes off at                                             about influence
                                             Ventura meet.                                               of corporations.                                            Sunny but cooler through
 Don Edwards                                    Page B-1                                                       Page B-2                                              weekend. Daytime highs to
                                                                                                                                                                     mid-60s, nighttime lows to
 646-9602    Gold Coast Realtors                                                                                                                                     low 40s.




                               OJAI VALLEY NEWS   Ojai Valley’s newspaper since 1891                                                     www.ojaivalleynews.com
          114th Year, No. 14                   Friday, Nov. 19, 2004                     Newsracks, 75¢, retail stores, 70¢ plus tax • Yearly subscription, $45




                                                                                                                     Planners take                                                                  W           eek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                end
                                                                                                                     final look at                                                                  Holiday brings early
                                                                                                                                                                                                         deadlines
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Due to the Thanksgiving


                                                                                                                     Los Arboles
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Day holiday, all Ojai Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                   News deadlines will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                   consolidated and moved up
                                                                                                                                                                                                   as follows for both papers
                                                                                                                                                                                                   that week, Nov. 24 and Nov.
                                                                                                                     With condo project’s move-in a month                                          26: Monday, Nov. 22, by noon
                                                                                                                                                                                                   for all display advertisements
                                                                                                                     away, a few final changes approved                                            and legal notices; and
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Monday, Nov. 22, by 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                         By Jesse Phelps                      Said Pierson, “Should we             for all classified
                                                                                                                                                          pretend that it’s before us for the      advertisements.
                                                                                                                         jesse@ojaivalleynews.com         first time and hasn’t been built?”
                                                                                                                        The uproar over the Los               Community Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Libraries close for
                                                                                                                     Arboles town home development        Director Robert Casias said he                   holiday
                                                                                                                     on South Montgomery Street has       believes that the builders have             The Ventura County
                                                                                                                     faded into the distance. The         done a good job with compliance          Library community libraries
                                                                                                                     homes have been sold and             and came to the commission of            will close at 5 p.m. on
                                                                                                                     mostly built and move-in, said       their own accord, once the               Wednesday, Nov. 24, and will
                                                                                                                     architect Mark Whitman, is           changes were discovered. “I              be closed on Thursday, Nov.
                                                                                                                     scheduled for the beginning of       think you should review it in the        25, for the Thanksgiving Day
                                                                                                                     next month.                          light of it’s just an appropriate        holiday. This includes
                                                                                                                        As the construction has gone      amendment to an approved                 Meiners Oaks Library, Oak
                                                                                                                     forth, some changes have been        plan,” he said. “There has been          View Library and Ojai
                                                                                                                     made, and the project’s              no sneakiness here.”                     Library. Books may be
                                                                                                                     organizers took one final turn           Whitman said workers are             returned to the book drops at
                                                                                                                     before city planners on              hustling to finish the project on        any of the community
                                                                                    Photo by Leslie Vallee-Miller    Wednesday night to request a         time. “We’re making changes to           libraries.
                                                                                                                     variance and architectural           make the project better. That’s
                                          Home Stretch                                                               approval for some new elements       why we made the decisions we
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Trash pickup
                                                                                                                     not in the originally approved       did out there. There are
  Dana Flynn, noted yoga teacher, led a workshop          country to practice in the Ojai Valley. Other              plan of October 2000.                thousands of decisions to be                  schedule same
  at Meditation Mount recently as part of the Ojai        teachers included Erich Schiffmann, Dharma                    The street-facing walls have      made.”                                       The Thanksgiving holiday
  Yoga Crib. Hosted by Lulu Bandha’s, the Crib drew       Mittra, Patricia Sullivan, Scott Blossom, Barbara          been altered to extend privacy           Property owner Lance Smigel          on Nov. 25 will have no effect
  about 200 yoga enthusiasts from around the              Benagh, Jason Frahm and Kira Ryder.                        and shield the view into trash       said that the “vast majority,            on the regular trash and
                                                                                                                     and recycling areas, which were      probably 99 percent of the               recycling pickup in Ojai by
                                                                                                                     capped to prevent odor. In spots,    project, is in compliance with the       E.J. Harrison and Sons, Inc.
                                                                                                                     the walls — already constructed
Grant keeps classroom afloat                                                                                         — exceed a 6-foot requirement,
                                                                                                                     thus the request for a variance.
                                                                                                                     Also, tile along their tops has
                                                                                                                                                            Please see Planning, Page A-3
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Collection will take place as
                                                                                                                                                                                                   usual on Monday, Nov. 22.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      For more information, call
                                                                                                                                                                                                   647-1414.
Pontoon boat classroom on Lake Casitas benefits from $140,000 windfall                                               been eliminated in favor of more
                                                                                                                     durable brick.
   By Jay Ford Cullis                practices in the museum                   money now put toward funding             Commissioner Nancy Pierson,                                                    Trail Day set for
                                     community. And with programs              the floating classroom, the           who was not around when the
   jay@ojaivalleynews.com            like the one run by the SBBG at           program will thrive like the lake     original plans went through,                                                          Saturday
                                                                                                                     wondered about the appropriate                                                   A John Hyatt Trail Saver
  The Santa Barbara Botanical        Lake Casitas, it’s no surprise they       ecosystem students come to                                                                                          work day sponsored by the
Garden has been awarded a            won the prize.                            study. While the program caters       way to approach the new
                                                                                                                     elements. Planner Katrina Rice                                                Trail Boss Team, Forest
prestigious grant worth nearly          Since last spring, the SBBG has        to schools throughout all of                                                                                        Service and Los Padres Forest
$140,000 from the Institute of       been conducting elementary                Southern California, with the lake    Schmidt said that, should the
                                                                                                                     commission and City council find                                              Association will be held
Museum and Library Services          school classes on a 45-foot electric      right in our back yard, the                                                                                         Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4
   Competing against other           pontoon boat that can take                floating classroom offers an          fault and elect not to approve the
                                                                                                                     changes, the builders would be       THE OJAI PLANNING Commission             p.m. on the Lion Connector
museums for the federal grant,       classes to lake locations seldom          opportunity for area students to                                                                                    Trail. All ages and abilities are
the committee looked for             visited by casual lake visitors.                                                forced to “revert back to what       approved changes to the Los
                                                                                                                     was already approved.”               Arboles projeect Wednesday.              welcome.
excellence in standards and          And with the $139,762 in grant               Please see Garden, Page A-3                                                                                         Call Heidi Anderson at
                                                                                                                                                                                                   646-4348, Ext.309, for more
 Ojai Valley                                                                   College-bound seniors face deadline                                                                                 information.

 neighbors
     By Mae Waugh
                                                                               Counselors aid
                                                                               students with
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Obituaries
     mae@ojaivalleynews.com                                                                                                                                                                                    Page A-2
   Larry Wilde came to Ojai in       loves        to                           anxiety, applications                                                                                               Robert Douglas “Robin”
1975, pursuing his career. “Real     watch college                                 By Jay Ford Cullis
                                     football             Larry Wilde
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bagier, 63
estate brought me here,” he says.
Before Ojai, Wilde attended San      games, surf,                                  jay@ojaivalleynews.com                                                                                          Carolyn Van Pelt Marvin
Diego State University after         ride street bicycles and golf and            Grab onto something solid —                                                                                        Schubert, 70
growing up in Glendale.              he feels that despite his                 from here on out it’s a bumpy
   When he was little, Wilde         professional charismatic presence,        ride.
                                     he is a rather reserved person.
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wanted to be an oceanographer.                                                    With deadlines looming on the
He had a natural feel for               If Wilde could have a                  horizon, Nordhoff High School
“enjoying the ocean” and thought     conversation with anyone, he              students, teachers, counselors,
that would be an appropriate         would choose Henry Kissinger.             and parents are buckling down
career. However, when he started     “He has had first-hand                    for the roller coaster ride that is
college, he quickly realized his     experience with the heads of              the      college      application
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Around Our Valley . . . . . B-2
interests were more geared           states throughout the world for           homestretch.                                                                                                       Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . B-4
toward sales and so he embarked      years and years. I would like to             For those applying to
on a career in real estate. “And     talk to him about the integrity of        California’s state schools, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Commentary . . . . . . . . . A-5
I’ve been doing it ever since,” he   people and where he sees the              date circled in student planners                                                                                   Much Ado . . . . . . . . . . . . A-4
says. “I like being able to help     world going globally.”                    and on parent calendars is Nov.
people find their properties and        Over the course of his lifetime,       30. And with so many of
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Houses of Worship . . . . . B-6
make their dreams come true.”        Wilde has three most proud                Nordhoff’s 285 graduating                                                             Photo by Jay Ford Cullis     Sports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-1
   Wilde has worked now for 30       achievements: becoming the                seniors aiming their sights
years full time and is very          president of his senior class, the Ojai   toward the state’s quality public     COUNSELOR CARLEY FUTORAN, left, seniors Andra Belknap, Isabel
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Also Inside
content with his career and          Valley Board of Realtors and Rotary       universities, many teachers,                                                                                       OVN Real Estate Guide
                                     Club of Ojai, though he did not                                                 Vega, and Mariana Razu — working on Internet college applications in
thankful for his co-workers. “I                                                counselors, and parents are           the Nordhoff High School ‘s computer lab.
am very fortunate to have an         accomplish each at the same time.         pitching in to help students
honest and fun partner, Dennis          If he only had one year left to        through what is increasingly          colleges that still use the             But even some of those schools
Guernsey,” he says, “and an          live, Wilde does not think it             becoming a rite of passage for        envelope-and-stamp method of a       have started using the college
office full of absolutely            would be hard to choose what to           seniors everywhere.                   bygone era. “Last year students      application of the 21st century,         Classified Ad of the Week
wonderful, supportive Realtors.”     do. “I would spend as much time              “It’s a straightforward process,   got into an extraordinary number     and counselors are urging               FREE: Adult and children’s
   In 1972, at a “typical college    as I possibly could with my               however there’s a lot of anxiety      of high quality schools,” said       students not to be tempted to
party,” which he said took a         friends and family,” he says.             involved,” said Nordhoff              McCormick, rattling off the          take advantage of the Internet’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                bikes, some
special turn, Wilde met his future      Wilde has few regrets. “I’ve           counselor Janice McCormick of         names of elite colleges that         immediacy. “If kids wait until                        complete, some
wife, Katharine, while he was        actually lived a very lucky,              the     application      process.     courted Nordhoff students last       those last few days, that Internet                    parts. I am
going to school in Orange            blessed life so far,” he says. He is      Traditionally a pen-and-paper         year. Her list reads like the top    highway could be clogged. That’s                     seeking people
County. They married in 1976         very happy to have found Ojai             affair, bigger universities have      tier of the Princeton Review —       why we’ve been pushing the              interested in fixing up bikes,
and have a son named Erik and a      and feels, “It was literally dumb         moved toward Internet-based           Columbia, Reed, New York             students from the very moment
daughter, Kristen, who has also      luck that I ended up in here but it       application processes. But many       University, Harvard, American        they can be sending applications
                                                                                                                                                                                                  for possible donation to the
given them a grandson.               is an area that is a delightful land      Nordhoff seniors are looking          University, and Dartmouth, to                                                needy for Christmas. Must
   When he is not working, Wilde     and an enchanting place to live.”         toward smaller, independent           name a few.                             Please see College, Page A-3         take all. 646-8714.

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                                                                            OEC hosts
 police blotter                                                                                                                                              OBITUARIES
 OJAI VALLEY NEWS



                     REPORTED              • A mailbox for a residence
                                                                            holiday                                                                        his home in Ranchita, Calif., near
                       CRIMES           at The Thacher School was
                                        reportedly vandalized on Nov.
                                        14 by unknown suspect(s).
                                                                            boutique                                                                       the Anza-Borrego State Park.
                                                                                                                                                              Mr. Bagier gave much to Ojai’s
                •   Unknown
            s u s p e c t ( s )
         reportedly removed
                                           • Unknown suspect(s)
                                        allegedly vandalized two
                                                                            Saturday                                                                       cultural life, bringing many
                                                                                                                                                           talented artists into the valley
                                                                                                                                                           throughout his residence in Ojai.
 property from an open storage          public rest rooms on Nov. 15,                                                                                      He curated public art for the Ojai
 area at the 800 block of Ojai          spray-painting gang graffiti.
                                                                            Enrichment Center event                                                        Valley Inn for numerous years,
 Ave. on Nov. 2.                                                            features arts, crafts, music,                                                  and was an art lover and
                                                                            plants and baked goods                                                         promoter.
                                        CITES AND ARRESTS
    • Unknown suspect(s)                                                                                                                                      He is survived by his wife of
 reportedly removed tools from            • An Ojai man was arrested           The Ojai Enrichment Center,                                                 42 years, Giovanna, son Manuel,
 a locked tool box at the 1200          on Nov. 10 for allegedly            210 Cañada St., will hold a                                                    granddaughters Ariella and
 block of Anita Street on Nov. 9.       drinking in public and a            holiday boutique Saturday from                                                 Anastassia, and sister Mara.
                                        warrant for storage of personal     11 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring arts                                                 Manuel and Norma Favila,
    • Unknown suspect(s)                property in a public area.          and crafts, live music, plant and                                              gallery manager, will continue to
 reportedly entered a residence                                             bake sales by OEC program                                                      run Bagier Fine Art.
 without permission at the 900             • An Ojai man was arrested       participants and community                                                        Services will be private.
 block of Loma Drive on Nov. 9.                                             artists and craftspeople.                     Robert Douglas                      “Riposa In Pace.”                 Valley lifestyle. Her interests
                                        at the 400 block of West Matilija                                                                                                                       included golfing.
                                        Street on Nov. 11 for alleged       Admission is free; appropriate
                                                                            for all ages. Call 646-5186 for               “Robin” Bagier                                                           Mrs. Schubert is survived by
    • A known suspect allegedly         felony possession of a                                                        Robert Douglas “Robin”                     Carolyn Van Pelt               her son, Jeffrey Marvin;
 battered a woman in her home           controlled substance.               more information.
 at the 100 block of Olive Mill                                                The OEC day program                 Bagier, 63, who worked as a                   Marvin Schubert                grandsons Matthew, William and
                                                                            provides        an      art-based      gallery owner-artist of Bagier             Carolyn Van Pelt Marvin           Charlie; niece Elizabeth Le Bold;
 Lane in Ojai on Nov. 11.                  • A Meiners Oaks man was                                                Fine Art for the last eight years in    Schubert, 70, of Ojai, died
                                        arrested on El Roblar Drive on      environment for adults with                                                                                         and great-niece Meryl.
                                                                            developmental disabilities. The        the Ojai Valley, died Tuesday,          Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004. She was        She was preceded in death by
   • On Nov. 11, unknown                Nov. 13 in conjunction with a                                              Nov. 16, 2004, after a long illness.
                                                                            art programs include drawing,                                                  born June 13, 1934 in Los            her husband, Gilbert Schubert, in
 suspect(s) allegedly broke a           warrant for driving under the                                              He was born March 6, 1941 in Los
 window in a vehicle on Matlija                                             painting, ceramics and other                                                   Angeles, Calif., to Belford and      December 2003.
                                        influence.                                                                 Angeles, Calif. His parents were        Florence Van Pelt.
 Canyon Road and took a                                                     crafts plus karate, creative dance,                                                                                    Services will be private.
                                                                            singing, performance and               Douglas Wolfgang Bagier and                She was a longtime Ojai           Donations in her memory may be
 wallet, CDs and a cellular                • A Meiners Oaks man was
 phone.                                                                     drumming. Computer and                 Marzia Whitman, who were of             resident and enjoyed the Ojai        made to the Ojai Library.
                                        arrested in Libbey Park for                                                European descent and raised him
                                        alleged felony possession of a      gardening instruction and
    • Unknown suspect(s)                                                    experience are also available. The     in Los Angeles and Puerto Rico.
                                        deadly weapon and being                                                       He had a successful art career
 reportedly vandalized Matilija         under the influence of a            Ojai Enrichment Center currently
 Junior High School on Nov. 13,
 spray-painting gang graffiti on
                                        controlled substance on Nov.
                                        13.
                                                                            serves 56 clients from the Ojai
                                                                            community.
                                                                                                                   in Italy for 20 years where he
                                                                                                                   gained recognition for his
                                                                                                                   accomplishments           in    the
                                                                                                                                                              Make Money Selling Your
 the walls of a school building.

    • A Dell laptop computer
                                           • A Meiners Oaks man was
                                        arrested on Nov. 14 for alleged
                                                                               The Ojai Enrichment Center is
                                                                            part of ARC Ventura County,
                                                                            celebrating 50 years of service
                                                                                                                   assemblage art form. He then
                                                                                                                   returned to California with his
                                                                                                                                                              Valuable Goods on eBAY.
 was reported stolen on Nov. 14         possession       of  a    false     and support for adults with            wife, Giovanna, and their only
 from a room at a local hotel.          identification card.                developmental disabilities. For        son, Manuel. There he worked as             C-IT SELL your local eBAY consignment service
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                                                                            or visit arcvc.org.                    and as a jeweler while building
                                                                                                                                                                 items, list and launch the auction, collect the
Oak View Christmas Tree lighting Dec. 2                                                                                                                        money and ship the goods. We sell art, antiques,
   The Oak View Merchants and
Civic Council are holding their
                                           The tree lighting event will
                                        include Santa Claus, caroling,                    The Computer Plumber                                                  collectibles, computers, small electronics, used
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                                                                                                                           why Buenaventura Medical Group is offering a flu shot clinic for high risk individuals.
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                                                                                                                           one of the following categories.

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                                                                                                                                                People age 2 - 64 with underlying chronic medical conditions.
                                                                                                                                                All women who will be pregnant during the flu season.
                                                                                                                                                Children ages 6 months to 23 months.
                                                                                                                                                Residents of skilled nursing and long term care facilities.
                                                                                                                                                Children 6 months to 18 years on chronic aspirin therapy.
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College:                               who haven’t been as anxious as
                                       most of their peers might be the
                                       ones least expected to remain cool
                                                                                 Theater foundation plans fund-raising events, construction
  (Continued from Page A-1)
                                       under the pressure. Nordhoff’s                 By Jay Ford Cullis                                “This is a long, long project and it’s getting   project to a bevy of potential sponsors. And
in,” she said. Senior Jamie            Advancement Via Individual                     jay@ojaivalleynews.com                         longer by the minute,” said Joan Kemper, chief      plans are being finalized for the West Coast
Imbrogno said she and many of          Determination class, most of whom                                                             executive officer of the foundation.                premiere of Ojai playwright Chris Trumbo’s
her peers are trying to get their      will be the first from their families        Recently the Ojai Performing Arts Theater        Incorporated in the State of California in March    play “Trumbo,” about his father, “Johnny Got
applications done five days before     to attend college, have been              Foundation met to discuss the status of the         2003 as a tax-exempt, nonprofit corporation,        His Gun” author Dalton Trumbo.
the state deadline. But with so        preparing for this moment from            multimillion dollar project that will result in a   the foundation has been working steadily with          Kevin Jones of construction firm Jones and
many t’s to cross and i’s to dot                                                 state-of-the-art theater and educational center     the city, state, and on the federal level to make   Jones, which will act as the general
                                       day one. “They show up and they
throughout the application                                                       on the Nordhoff High School campus.                 sure all construction on and funding for the        contractors for the construction of the
                                       do not have the level of anxiety I
process, Imbrogno said she might                                                    Though actual construction of the state-of-      massive undertaking can proceed unhindered.         complex, said that recent personnel shifts in
                                       see in the other kids,” McCormick         the-art theater complex may be years away,
need a few extra days.                 said. “They’ve been writing drafts                                                            Kemper also announced that several major            his firm will bring a more Ojai-centered focus
   “It’s getting so competitive                                                  foundation members were eager to share news         fund-raising opportunities will present             to the project.
                                       of their personal essays for years,       of fund-raising opportunities, architectural and
now it’s making everybody really                                                                                                     themselves in the near future.                         The foundation will hold its next general
                                       revising drafts instead of suddenly       design concerns, and the creation of a
worried,” she said.                                                                                                                     In February the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa will       meeting on the third Wednesday of April. A
                                       doing it for the first time. They’re      Performing Arts Academy that will one day
   But in reality, the Nordhoff                                                                                                      underwrite costs for a VIP weekend of food          three-dimensional model of the project is on
                                       shooting for the top, and I’ll bet        call the theater home.                              and entertainment that will introduce the           display at The Village Florist in the Arcade.
counseling staff — Carley Futoran,     they get accepted.” AVID senior
Heather Ramsey, and McCormick,         Mariela Maldonado said she’d
along with career counselor Lynne                                                                                      the project — said that, while he         The commission, however,            that had to be made while the
Woods — have been pushing
these students from the moment
                                       never thought about going to
                                       college before AVID introduced            Planning:                             understands major projects
                                                                                                                       encounter major problems, he’s
                                                                                                                                                              including Pierson, ultimately saw
                                                                                                                                                              no reason not to approve.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     trades were working, but it’s not
                                                                                                                                                                                                     putting the cart before the horse.
                                       her to the possibilities — and the          (Continued from Page A-1)
they walked into school on their       responsibilities — college can offer.                                           concerned that builders made           Commission Chair Craig brown           They came here now.”
first day. “There’s a lot of setup         “I learned how to be                  approvals from this commission        changes in the plans before            said he believes the changes              Paul Blatz said he wouldn’t
work to be done,” said                 organized,” Maldonado said of             and the (city) council.”              coming back for approval.              make sense.                            hesitate to vote no, if the changes
McCormick — mostly making              the process. “I’m proud of it. I             One member of the public              “They just went ahead,” he             Commissioner John Mirk tried        were inappropriate. “It’s
sure students are fulfilling the       know I’m going to go to college.”         questioned whether the new wall       said. In reference to what he sees     to allay at least some of Greene’s     probably improved the aesthetics
state schools’ class requirements.     But being the first from her family       heights would disrupt sightlines      as Smigel’s mindset, he said,          concerns. “This isn’t really going     along Montgomery Street, so I’m
“We’ve been working with them                                                    through the project and into          “We’re complying 98 percent of         to affect the sightlines at all,” he   prepared to vote for it.”
                                       to go through the college
since they were freshmen making                                                  Libbey Park. Activist Stan            the time, let’s see what we can get    said.                                     With Andy Whitman and
                                       application process doesn’t come
sure they have the required                                                      Greene, a member of Citizens to       away with.”                               Said Brown, regarding               Tucker Adams sitting the vote
                                       easy. “I do feel like I have a lot of     Preserve the Ojai — the group
classes, making sure they are                                                                                             To Pierson, he said, “I think,      Greene’s other point, “When            out due to potential appearance
                                       pressure,” she said. But in the end       that took the city, Smigel and his    Nancy, you have to look at this as     trades get going, you can’t just       of conflicts, it went 5-0 for
eligible to go,” McCormick said.       it’s all on her shoulders — a
   The counselor’s job isn’t an                                                  fellow developers to court over       an after-the-fact request for a        shut down the whole project and        approval o the changes. The item
                                       burden she’s more than willing to         what they saw as inappropriate        variance and you should take           wait for a planning meeting in         will now go on to the City
easy one, but luckily they have        carry. “I need to do it for myself,”
help. This year Nordhoff English                                                 or illegal building standards on      that approach.”                        two weeks. These were decisions        Council for final approval.
                                       she said.
teacher Craig Andrews organized            But not all Nordhoff seniors
a series of workshops to help          will wait until the last minute to
students handle one of the most
anxiety-inducing application
                                       send their applications off. Senior
                                       Luis Murillo, a member of the
                                                                                 Garden:                               accommodate one 25-student
                                                                                                                       class comfortably, and because
                                                                                                                       school buses have the capacity to
                                                                                                                                                              number of different plant
                                                                                                                                                              communities and the incredible
                                                                                                                                                              array of animal life there — we’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                     seasonal cycle. “It makes it
                                                                                                                                                                                                     exciting and challenging,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tanowitz said of the lake’s
requirements — the dreaded                                                         (Continued from Page A-1)
                                       AVID class, is already done with                                                transport two classes at a time,       very excited to deliver this to the    constant evolution.
college application essay. “They       his applications. Now it’s just a         learn about the importance of the
might be worried about their                                                                                           students are divided into two          community,” he said.                      And with water concerns of
                                       waiting process until universities        lake — both to the environment        groups for their day-long                 Tanowitz and colleague Sally        great community importance —
ability to write the essay well, and   send out acceptance letters in the        and to the community.
through their writing show that                                                                                        adventure in experiential              Isaacson have been hard at work        from the area water boards to the
                                       spring.                                      “We encourage all classes to       learning. “We have a shoreline         developing a curriculum for the        removal of Matilija Dam —
they are the desired applicant,”           “It’s hard having to wait — we        inquire about this,” said Nancy       class and a boat class. After          floating classroom. Already their      watershed education is especially
McCormick said. “What we do at         don’t get the results back until          Johnson, SBBG vice president of       lunch, the classes switch,”            efforts have been used for             timely. “It’s a valuable resource
Nordhoff to ease that anxiety is to    March,” said Murillo, who hopes           marketing and public affairs.         Johnson said. Onshore, classes         elementary education on the lake,      because that particular area … is
offer them sessions at school to get   to get into a nearby state school.        “Hopefully we can have people         study the plants and animals in        but Tanowitz said the pair are         used not only by the animals, but
extra help.”                           But right now the focus for most          come all the way from L.A. We         ecosystems where various creeks        still putting together programs        also by people recreationally.
   In addition to the essay            seniors is on finishing and mailing       started this program last spring      empty into the lake. Onboard,          for high school students and           That’s an interesting interface
workshops, counselors have been        the applications — not worrying           and have had a number of school       students tour the lake’s many          adults. “We’re looking at other        with learning the value of the
hard at work in the Nordhoff           about where you’re going to get           children come.”                       secluded enclaves — home to a          ways of delivering the                 watershed,” said Tanowitz. “We
computer lab, assisting students       in.                                          A gift from the Center for         plethora of flora and fauna.           curriculum that will engage            try to make sure people
with the online application                And the most important bit of         Earth Concerns, the boat already         “The area is such a rich and        people in interesting ways,” he        understand the importance of the
process. “We advertise times           advice McCormick can give in              called Lake Casitas home and so       diverse area — biologically and        said. Right now, adult programs        watershed to the community and
where students can sign up to use      this, the 11th hour? “If you have         was a natural choice for the          ecologically,” said Barry              are limited to the natural history     so they can become great
the     computer        lab    with    an e-mail address that has a cute,        program. But because the boat is      Tanowitz, SBBG director of             of the lake, and to studying the       stewards of the environment,” he
counselors,” McCormick said.           but not necessarily mature sound          only     large    enough       to     science and education. “It has a       lake at particular moments in the      said.
“Seeing the screen in front of them    to it, you might establish a new e-
for the first time — the worry is,     mail for yourself,” she said. “First
‘Am I doing this right?’ Hand-         initial and last name,” she
holding calms the students and         suggests. “It might not be so cute,
their parents down.”                   but for going to college it might be
   One group of Nordhoff students      a little better.”




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                                      laughter. When she pulls herself       go back to the pumpernickel.
                                      together, we hold a lengthy               Knowing I wanted to write a
                                      discussion amidst the cauliflower      Gerry Baur column (and with her
                                      and broccoli. I sometimes wonder       permission), I decided to check
                                      if others passing by think we are      the authenticity of her definition
                                      crazy because at any moment a          and called my friend, Don Heidt.
                                      stream of giggles can escape from      Don, a retired college professor,
                                      either of us. Gerry always has         and probably the most erudite
                                      something uproarious to convey         man in Ojai, earlier was a
                    Mel Bloom         and I think it’s her sense of          linguistic code-breaker for the                                                                                          Enjoy some local flavor
                                      merriment that has kept her            Army who became fluent in
    MUCH ADO                          philosophically young.
                                          Our conversations among the
                                                                             German.
                                                                                “Don,” I said, “do you know
                                                                                                                                                                                                        at one of these fine
                                                                                                                                                                                                      dining establishments .
  ABOUT NOTHING                       fruits and vegetables are far-
                                      ranging. Once we were talking
                                                                             what pumpernickel means aside
                                                                             from being a name for a bread?”
                                                                                                                                                                                                       D I S C O V E R
                                      about breads and our mutual               He didn’t and when I told him

Ojai’s                                appreciation for the earthy dark
                                      ones.
                                          “You        know          what
                                                                             what Gerry said he laughed and
                                                                             replied, “I’ve got to look this up.”
                                                                                Within five seconds he
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delightful                            pumpernickel means?” she
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                                          “No,” I answered. “I haven’t
                                                                             retrieved        two
                                                                             dictionaries and thumbing
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                                          “In German it means the
                                      devil’s fart,” she replied with a
                                                                             “I’ll be darned, that’s what it
                                                                             means.”
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                                          “I beg your pardon,” I said,
                                      desperately trying to keep a
                                                                             one of them he said, “Breaking
                                                                             wind from a goblin.”
                                                                                “And,” he added, “the devil is
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                                      believing what I had just heard.       matter of fact.”
who was head of physical
production at Four Star Studios
and at 20th Century Fox, and I
                                          She repeated herself and, no
                                      longer able to contain myself, I
                                      burst into laughter.
                                                                                So, if I may mix Celtic with
                                                                             German, Gerry’s definition was
                                                                             the real McCoy.
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                                      means,” she persisted.                 pony; a rather colorful and
the pleasure of knowing Gerry in
                                          Speaking with such authority,      interesting household. The pony            Junior high students participate in workshop
those days, it was a delight to
                                      I accepted it as true and ever         lives outside (most of the time,
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humor, a boundless knowledge                                                                                            six-week photography workshop,      distance from Matilija Junior
on all kinds of stuff, and a          same with me, only changing the        pony wandered in and made                                                                                                        Mon. & Tues., 4-9 p.m.
                                      Ms. to Mr.                             itself at home. I mean truly made          holding its last meeting at Ojai    High       School,      gave    the                  3277 Ojai-S.P. Rd.
warehouse         of    hilarious                                                                                       Pizza.                              participants a chance for photo
anecdotes. I love sneaking up on          Recently Gerry told me             itself at home and pooped on the
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her in the produce department at      another side-splitting story. It       floor.
                                      wouldn’t be funny were it to              “It could have been worse,”             participants selected their best    Nordhoff Cemetery, Bart’s Books,
Starr Market while she
                                      happen to us. It’s like someone        said Gerry. “Imagine if she had            photos and mounted them on          Ojai Valley Museum, City Hall                    To Advertise
deliberates over her selection.                                                                                         individual 20-by-30-inch photo      and in-between opportunities in
   “Hey lady,” I say in a gruff       slipping on a banana peel. For the     piddled on the carpets instead of                                                                                                in this Directory
                                      slippee it’s pain; for the viewer      pooped. We would never have                boards. The photo boards will be    which to take photos of
basso voice, “stop squeezing the                                                                                        on exhibit in the Matilija Junior   architecture, scenery and each                        Call Mike
avocados.”        Or    whatever      it’s funny. But even in tribulation,   been able to get the stuff out.”
                                      Gerry always manages to find the          That’s one of the many things I         High School cafeteria. Following    other.
vegetable she is clutching at the
                                      funny side of life. I’ll get to the    love about this lady. She always           the mounting of the photos, the        The Ojai Valley Camera Club,                646-1476 e xt. 28
moment.                                                                                                                 participants ended the workshop     along with private individuals,
   It sends her into a paroxysm of    story in a second. First, I want to    sees the glass half full.
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                                                                                                                           Photography mentor for the       toward the program. Ojai Pizza
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                 letters@ojaivalleynews.com                                     Commentary                                                                                                                      Friday


    The red and blues
  S
         ifting through the election                                                  culture war, but that doesn’t make
         results, “data mining” as                                                    it any less evident. It is my
         it’s called, it’s clear that                                                 conviction — tested by the fact that
we have our own red state-blue                                                        most of my friends are
state line running right through
                                               Bret                                   reactionaries while I, despite being
the Ojai Valley.                                                                      a pro-life, gun-owning military vet,
   If John Kerry was running for
                                             Bradigan                                 tend toward a more progressive
president of Ojai, he would have                                                      point of view — that politics
won in a landslide, with 61.2                                                         matters a lot less than most people
percent of the vote. President                                                        realize. But they are important,
Bush polled nearly 14 points                                                          and everyone has a responsibility
worse here than in the rest of the country.                          to participate and debate. I most fear the polarizing
   In Oak View, however, Kerry did worse than                        effects where so much emotion gets tangled up in
the 48 percent he received in the nation as a                        the arguments that they can’t made be clearly, or
whole, with 45.2 percent. Casitas Springs was                        listened to carefully. It is a strange and affirming
somewhere between, blue but more purple than                         fact that reasonable people tend to believe both
Ojai, as Kerry took 57.9 percent of their votes.                     sides of a well-made argument.
And so down the line, as Democratic candidates                           In Michael Frayn’s new play, “Democracy,” the
Ferial Masry for state Assembly and Brett Wagner                     Willy Brandt character talks about ever-shifting
for U.S. Congress lost by big margins in their                       coalitions of power and politics; today’s wild-
districts, but received strong support in Ojai.                      haired radical becomes tomorrow’s burgomeister.
Measures A and B failed countywide, but were                         He notes how our public posturings seldom match
backed in Ojai. In the special governor election                     up to our private attitudes.
last year, for example, Ojai was the only place in                       Most small towns in this country, we’ve
Ventura County that gave a majority of its votes                     learned, resemble Oak View more than they do
for Cruz Bustamante.                                                 Ojai. But still, you will find we agree on most
   It’s apparent to anyone that there are significant                matters, even to the point of contradicting
differences between Ojai and Oak View, some                          ourselves. We want better schools, but we don’t
evident divide that starts about Woodland Drive.                     want to pay more taxes. We want safe streets, but
Ojai has more bicycles and SUVs, Oak View has                        we don’t like it when patrols cars (and
more motorcycles and pickup trucks. Ojai has                         motorcycles) are lurking around every corner. We
more coffee shops, Oak View more gas stations.                       want to protect the environment, but we don’t
Ojai has views of the Topa Topas. Oak View has                       want to pay $2.50 a gallon for gas.
views of Lake Casitas and White Ledge Peak. Ojai                         So we make much of the red-blue divide in the
has more hippies, Oak View more rednecks.                            country, but seldom reflect on the red-blue line
   It is getting a bit tiresome, this so-called red-blue             that runs through each of us.




                                       OUR READERS’ VIEWS
Shocked, but no                             need four more years of
                                            destruction and loss to wake up
                                                                                                California? I do.
                                                                                                   My birthplace was Santa
longer surprised                            sufficiently
                                                New objectives:
                                                                                                Maria, right next to the sandy
                                                                                                beaches of Guadalupe. I have also
   11-5
   To the editor:                               1) stay the course of living                    spent time surfing the ancient
   When I was a child, I believed           according to continually evolving                   maritime villages of Jalama,
as a child. I remember clearly              conscience and consciousness                        Pismo, Hueneme, and the Mugu                 extensive, sophisticated maritime     waves and did it proficiently for       include American Hay &
believing (later, hoping) that                  2) increase compassion toward                   Lagoon. We have lived all our                commerce of the Americas. They        hundreds of years.                      Mercantile, Classic Tan, Hair’s to
“God” had a hand in the right               President Bush                                      lives here in the middle of                  called this “balsa.” Later on,          Jeff Ketelsen                         You, George Ryan Realty,
man becoming the president. I’ve                3) concentrated energy toward                   Costanoah culture.                           Spanish       and     Portuguese        Mira Monte                            Shanda’s Café, Rock Long
since grown up.                             President Bush to awaken and                           I do not believe Chumash                  explorers to Brazil and Ecuador                                               Automotive & Chevron, Casa de
                                            grow in compassion and                              history and lore is the sole                 called it “balsa wood.” The                                                   Lago, Oak View Shell Station,
   At its center this is still an
immature, ignorant, prejudiced              consciousness                                       property of one person here in               American Heritage Dictionary          Halloween event                         Ashley Pianos, Rancho Arnaz
                                                Many years ago, I thought in                    the Ojai Valley. Most Chumash                definition of balsa is, “A raft                                               Mercantile & Trading Co., The
and hypocritically violent
country — in denial. I’m shocked            the same fundamentalist way as                      artifacts were stolen and now                consisting of a frame fastened to     aided by many                           Oak Pit, Colleen Ashly, Headin’
                                            our newly emerging government.                      reside in private European                   buoyant cylinders of wood or              11-9                                West Motorcycles, Morgan
and appalled on a regular basis,                                                                                                                                                       To the editor:
but I’m no longer surprised. I just         If I could change so dramatically,                  collections and museums. Maybe               metal.”       Peruvians       and                                             Carriage Works, Longhorn
                                            so can others trapped inside the                    someday we will dig up a tomol               Ecuadorans still ride them.               A big thank-you to the              Supply Co., Builder’s Mart, Terry
heard TV’s Chris Matthews say:                                                                                                                                                     merchants of Oak View, Ojai,
“They see the world in very                 box. This is my hope, and my                        canoe or balsa board on the                     Our local Chumash were no                                                  Goodson Pool Service, Envelopes
                                            belief that lasting change only                     Channel Islands. They were here              different. They had great “houses     Ventura, and Camarillo. We              Etc., Mid-State Bank, Worker Bee
simple terms — not analytical —                                                                                                                                                    would also like to thank all the
believing.”                                 occurs as a result of the                           for thousands of years.                      of the sea” along the coast from                                              Cafe (Carpinteria), Foxy Lady
                                            awakened, compassionate heart.                         The Sky People were expert                Malibu to San Luis Obispo.            wonderful volunteers who make           Salon, Clausen Funeral Home,
   Nothing can change until it                                                                                                                                                     this event happen. The Ojai
becomes (is seen for) what it is.           May we all wake up. May the                         wave riders. Their ports                     Tomols and balsa brought them                                                 Ojai Valley Nursery, Ojai Pest
                                            true      message     of    Jesus                   (Chumash villages) were located              wealth and prosperity.                Valley Moose Lodge held its             Control, Swanner Physical
Looks like it’s 50-50: hope for
evolution and progress. Speak               (Mohammed, Krishna, etc.) be                        right on the water’s edge. The                  The European church invasion       annual Halloween Adventure on           Therapy,        My       Garage,
the truth whenever possible. But,           known to all followers. May we                      Chumash were coastal. So am I.               of California destroyed the           Sunday, Oct. 31. Our goal is to         Motorcycles 101, The Shop,
if you’re in the wrong company,             not become trapped again, in any                       Many inlanders do not know                Chumash          and     Catalina     provide a safe place for the local      Hawg Heaven, Ventura Harley
run!                                        box.                                                very much about surfing and                  (Gabrielino) way of life.             children to play games, win             Davidson, and George Thompson
   B. Colegrove                                 Mona Mansfield Erhardt                          California history. Almost every             Missionary activity in Hawaii at      prizes, trick-or-treat, eat hot dogs,   Jewelers.
   Ojai                                         Ojai                                            town along the Central Coast of              the same time also decimated a        and have fun with their families.          Dusty Fernandez
                                                                                                California has a museum where                seafaring and water vehicle-using         This year we had a whole lot           Halloween Committee
                                                                                                you can buy expensive books on               people.                               of fun with approximately 250 to           Loyal Order of Moose
Election brings                             Surfing Chumash                                     North American water craft that                 The Chumash sealed balsa           300 children and their families
                                                                                                were used by the locals before the           with pine bark and pitch. The         who attended the event and adult
call to action                              part of history                                     European invasion.                           Malibu had a secret stash of          costume contest. We were so
   11-6                                        11-8                                                Many Spanish explorers did                naturally occurring tar in the        happy to see you all come and           Creating kinder
                                               To the editor:
   To the editor:
   My own reaction to the                      I would like to take a minute
                                                                                                take note of and wrote with great
                                                                                                interest about all the different
                                                                                                                                             Santa Monica Mountains that
                                                                                                                                             they used for redwood planks
                                                                                                                                                                                   enjoy the spirit of the event. On
                                                                                                                                                                                   behalf of the Women of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           world for animals
                                            to answer Terry Tallent’s claim                                                                                                                                                  11-11
election:                                                                                       wave-riding vehicles they saw.               obtained in the Santa Barbara         Moose #1775 and the Loyal Order
                                            that     I    am    “spreading                                                                                                                                                   To the Editor:
   1) tears                                                                                     This is in the archives of Burgos,           Channel after heavy rains in          of the Moose #1417, we thank you
                                            misinformation.” I do not know                                                                                                                                                   Laurie     Shrage’s    letter
   2) anger                                                                                     Seville, Cadiz, and Madrid. I                northern California.                  all.
                                            who Terry Tallent is. Does                                                                                                                                                     concerning the film, “Peaceable
   3) renewed dedication to                                                                     have been there.                                I know that this is not the            We would also like to thank
                                            he/she have a background in the                                                                                                                                                Kingdom,” objected mainly to
compassion                                                                                         In     1492,     Christopher              modern-day sport of surfing           the Ojai Optimist Club for
                                            Central Coast history of                                                                                                                                                       what she calls “manipulative
   4) realization that we may                                                                   Columbus documented the                      developed in the 20th century         sponsoring our event again this         techniques to persuade the
                                                                                                                                             with the fin, resin and foam - but,   year.
                                                                                                                                             nonetheless, they were riding             Merchants deserving thanks             Please see Letters, Page A-6

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                                                                                                                         Every last person needs the             My great-great-grandfather            Just a thought. Maybe it’s just
                                                                         Letters:                                     information that we see in
                                                                                                                      “Peaceable Kingdom” to help us
                                                                                                                                                             fought in the Civil War. My
                                                                                                                                                             great-grandfather fought in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                    nostalgia for the ‘60s when we
                                                                                                                                                                                                    thought war was wrong. We
                                                                            (Continued from Page A-1)
                                                                                                                      to make conscious decisions about      Spanish American War. My               thought you should wage peace.
                                                                         audience of its point of view.” She          our choices that affect our world.     grandfather fought in World War        We thought that feeding the
                                                                         agrees with the aim of exposing the          Each of us can play a role in          I. My dad fought in World War          people of the other countries was
                                                                         cruelty to animals that is included in       creating a kinder world for            II. I was called for Vietnam, but      better than killing them. We also
                                                                         factory farming, as well as the              animals. For every person who          didn’t pass the physical, but          thought you should question
                                                                         enormous consumption of meat                 chooses to not eat meat, 93 animals    many of my generation went.            authority and not just blindly
                                                                         which causes environmental                   would be saved from suffering          Now my kids are looking at Iraq.       follow. Obviously I’m out of
                                                                         pollution.       However,            the     and death each year. Maybe we              Wouldn’t it be nice if the         touch with about 51 percent of
                                                                         sentimentalism which she objects to          could start by excluding meat          politicians had the same view as       the country.
                                                                         in the film comes as a great relief, and     from one meal a week.                  the veterans? Wouldn’t it be nice         “How many deaths will it take
                                                                         if only the facts of abused and                 A great man once said, “The         when there was a disagreement          till we know that too many
                                                                         suffering animals were shown, it             greatness of a nation and it’s         in the world if the option of          people have died?” I guess we’re
                                                                         would make for a most gruesome               moral progress can be judged by        choice wasn’t to send our kids off     not there yet and the answer’s
                                                                         film.                                        the way its animals are treated …      to kill or be killed? Wouldn’t it be   been “blowin’ in the wind” for a
                                                                             I think the aim of the film is to        I hold that the more helpless a        nice if politicians who dodged         long time.
                                                                         make people aware of the process             creature, the more entitled it is to   the war of their time weren’t so          Larry Hickok
                                                                         that got a piece of meat to their            protection by man from the             quick to start new wars?                  Ojai
                                                                         dinner plate. As she states, eating          cruelty of man.”
                                                                         animals is a moral decision, but I              Sharon Engel
                                                                         doubt that most people see it that              Ojai
                                                                         way. I imagine that a lot of
                                                                         people don’t even think of the
                                                                         meat that they are enjoying as               Flu shots prove
                                                      Photo submitted    being an animal who has
                                                                         suffered for its lifetime and then
                                                                                                                      Help’s worth
                                                                                                                         11-15
TANNER AND ZACK PLOTt with their artwork, which fetched $750.            died in fear and pain. One cannot               To the editor:
                                                                         make a conscious decision                       As a resident of The Gables of
                                                                         without having the facts. And the
Plott brothers recognized                                                fact is that if you choose to eat
                                                                         meat, a sentient being needs to
                                                                                                                      Ojai, I would like to thank the
                                                                                                                      Little House for providing us

for winning art, donation                                                suffer and die.
                                                                             Unfortunately, we are
                                                                                                                      with flu shots, and congratulate
                                                                                                                      them on the efficiency with
                                                                                                                      which they handled a large
                                                                         bombarded with TV ads that
                                                                                                                      number of people from our
Boys donate $750 from proceeds of art auction                            depict cows happily grazing in
                                                                                                                      facility. It is one more reason why
                                                                         fields. We imagine that the
                                                                         chicken we ate for dinner led a              Ojai is fortunate to have a
   Tanner and Zack Plott were       children to marine life and                                                       volunteer organization like Little
                                                                         peaceful, happy life on the farm,
recently recognized as the          ocean fishing. Friends of Rollo      scratching in the dirt and                   House and Help of Ojai.
winning artists in the Chuck        honors Capt. James “Rollo”           enjoying the sunshine.                          Charlotte Snelson
Byron Commemorative Anglers         Heyn, who before his death in            Not true.                                   Ojai
Tournament and Tribute,             1999 sought to share his                 Because of the quantity of
sponsored by the United Anglers.    knowledge of the ocean with          chicken in demand, they live
   Tanner, 11, and Zack, 9,         clients, friends and family alike.   their lives caged and stacked                Politicians should
                                                                         floor-to-ceiling in warehouses
auctioned off their winning
artwork, which brought in a total
                                       Tanner and Zack’s donation
                                    will send 35 youngsters — who        with their beaks cut off until they          view war as vets
                                                                         are slaughtered.                                11-13
of $750.                            would not be able to otherwise —         It is just a fact of the meat               To the editor:
   Instead of spending that         out for a day of fun on the ocean    industry — in order to keep up                  Thursday night, as I was
money on candy and video            through Friends of Rollo-U.A.        with the supply, animals are                 driving home listening to the
games, as many kids their age          Both boys are avid fishermen      merely another product to get                news on Veteran’s Day, they
might, the boys donated the         as well as artists, and both         onto the shelves.                            were saying that most veterans
money to the Friends of Rollo       participate in Janis’ Art                This is a time when people are           view their service as doing what
United Anglers, a nonprofit         Workshop’s Art Trek program,         more concerned than ever about               they can to make America safe so
                                                                         health and environmental                     their kids won’t have to do what
organization that introduces        which is offered at Meiners Oaks                                                  they did. Lofty goal. Nice
                                                                         problems associated with an out-
inner city and disadvantaged        Elementary School.                   of-control industrial system.                sentiment.



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                                                                                842 E. OJAI AVENUE • OJAI
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              25, 2004, to Bobek Solis and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and Maria Barron, of Ojai.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            replenishment and exhaustion.         Bradford of Plymouth Colony.
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                      Thank you for all of your Patronage
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lakes, of Ojai.                       Center as a public service to the
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                        Celebrating 18th Anniversary                                        IN OJAI
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Taryn R. Lakes was born Oct.                                                by its very movement. Somehow,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and “less.”                             when we turn our attention            Life, to Mother Earth, to nature,
  Tournament.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       fullness that transcends “more”         winter of our day is the night,       we offer thanks to the Giver of
                                                                                                                                                                              1861.                                                                                                                                                              “Marching band is all about        hearts of others, we can feel a         reflect on the day’s activity. The    own way on Thanksgiving Day,
  Royal High School Field                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     extremely well.                       our own hearts and into the             day, a time to wind down and          celebrations and rituals. In our
                                                                                                                                                                              competition, call 640-4343, Ext.
  took the field at the 21st annual                                                                                                                                           music department or attending a                                                                                                                                 and guard then performed              surface of objects and things, into     nightfall is the autumn of our        basic and ancient of all
  marching band and color guard                                                                                                                                                  For more information on the                                                                                                                                  are ready.” Of course, the band       gratitude beyond the outer              of our activity. From dusk to         itself, is truly among our most
  warms up before the Ranger                                                                                                                                                  High School on Nov. 6.                                                                                                                                          inevitable, “Nordhoff, the judges     it seems. When we look in               summer of our day and the peak        of the Harvest, the Giver of Life
  sousaphone player, Max Joshua,                                                                                                                                              their next competition at Hart                                                                                                                                  place, and waited for the             and those who have “less,” or, so       heat of the midday sun is the                   thankfulness to the Giver
  SENIOR SECTION LEADER and                                                                                                                                                   as No. 1 in Division 1A before                                                                                                                                  onto the field, hoping for first      who have “more” than we do              sun and we rise to activity. The                of     gratitude       or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              high as the 48 students marched       that we can always find those           day as the Earth turns toward the               hanksgiving, the offering

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                                                                                                                                                                              weeks they had bragging rights
  Photo submitted                                                                                                                                                             at that moment. For the next two                                                                                                                                hindered rehearsals. Nerves were      mindful that all is relative and            Dawn is the spring of a new
                                                                                                                                                                              had something to be proud about                                                                                                                                 competition and the rain had          blessings it is helpful to be           moves.
                                                                                                                                                                              of 65.1. The band and guard truly                                                                                                                               at the Simi Valley High School           In counting our material             our day, every day as the earth
                                                                                                                                                                              received first place with a score                                                                                                                               previously received second place      use it all and to waste nothing.        season during the four parts of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          spirit
                                                                                                                                                                              with a score of 63.0. The band                                                                                                                                  and percussion had all                worthy of these gifts, to be able to    But we move through each
                                                                                                                                                                              percussion received first place                                                                                                                                 least a week. The band, guard         have not received. We pray to be        to separate us from this reality.
                                                                                                                                                                              64.15, only a .05 difference. The                                                                                                                               place and bragging rights for at      have received and all that we           materialistic ways seem, at times,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          uplifts
                                                                                                                                                                              with first place guard receiving                                                                                                                                against three other bands for first   the Giver of Life for all that we       though our culture and
                                                                                                                                                                              second place with a score of 64.10                                                                                                                              School in Simi Valley to compete         We express our gratitude to          the fabric of our lives even
                                                                                                                                                                              over. The color guard received                                                                                                                                  guard traveled to Royal High          awareness.                              seasons. They are structured into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              yet. On Oct. 23, the band and         our individual and collective               We are all part of the changing
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                                                                                                                                                                              much suspense, the tension was
                                                                                                                                                                              for the award ceremony. After                                                                                                                                   guard from performing their best      values in life that run through         previous spring.
                                                                                                                                                                              the field on Saturday afternoon                                                                                                                                 Ranger marching band and color        sense of the sacred and of deeper       planted in the psyche the
                                                                                                                                                                              band and guard marched onto                                                                                                                                     a muddy field couldn’t stop the       enrich, replenish, and restore our      imagination; the seeds of thought
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Giving
                                                                                                                                                                                 The leaders of the marching                                                                                                                                     Even rained-out practices and      ceremony can uplift, enliven,           fruits of our thinking and
                                                                                                                                                                              McDonald, color guard captain.                                                                                                                                      OVN contributor                   The performance of ritual and           material investment, but also the
                                                                                                                                                                              talented people,” saidKelsey                                                                                                                                                                          relationship and connectedness.         We harvest not only grain and           STATE OF MIND
                                                                                                                                                                              of an amazing team with such                                                                                                                                        By Katie Devine                   express ideas and our sense of          our relationships with each other.
                                                                                                                                                                              mainly I am so proud to be a part                                                                                                                                                                        Ritual and ceremony help to          with the laws of nature and from
                                                                                                                                                                              the circumstances of the day, and                                                                                                                                regional competition                 celebrated.                             relationship with Mother Earth,            Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                                                              have done so well considering                                                                                                                                                                         we are. We have always                  home the fruits of our                Gladstone,
                                                                                                                                                                              Nordhoff Ranger, of my guard to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               band shows colors at                 we value, what we do and who            summer. In this season we bring         Bruce W.
                                                                                                                                                                              pride. I am so proud to be a                                                                                                                                     Nordhoff marching                    our conscious awareness of what         spring and nurtured through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    vital function of strengthening         harvest what we planted in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ceremony and ritual serve the           reached their peak. In the fall we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ceremony and ritual in our lives.       ripening and maturation have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    importance of celebration,              of the year. It is a time when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    reminds us of the essential                 Autumn is my favorite season

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       Arts Calendar
   • Nov. 20 and 21: Teal Rowe          S. Signal St., will display “Three
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                                                                                                                                                the arts of Ojai                                          sponsored by the artists and merchants of Ojai
Handblown Glass will open its           Squares,” a food-themed exhibit,
doors for the public to view an         through Nov. 30. 646-2750.
                                                                                                spotlight
ongoing handblown glass
demonstration Saturday and
Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
                                            • Through Nov. 30: Paintings
                                        by Leslie Peek, a 21-year Ojai
                                        resident, will be on display
                                                                                                                                                                             Ventura College students
The studio of the Ojai artist is
located at 1648 Callens Road,
                                        through Nov. 30 at the Bank of
                                        America, 205 W. Ojai Ave. Call                     Around the                                                                        earn art scholarships
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ventura, $1,000, Ventura College
Ventura, and admission is free.
This will be her seventh annual
open studio. 639-4097.
                                        646-8265.
                                            • Through Nov. 30: Around
                                        the Corner Gallery is featuring
                                                                                           Corner                                                                              By Alisa Sparkia Moore

                                                                                                                                                                                The Ventura College Friends
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Friends of the Arts Outstanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Student Award
   • Nov. 20: World-renowned
visionary mystic artist, Rassouli,
                                        the paintings of Peter Zambas
                                        through the month of November.                     hosts Nov.                                                                        of the Arts will present seven
                                                                                                                                                                             scholarships totaling $5,000 to
                                                                                                                                                                             current V.C. art students, many
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Nancy Hefferen, of Ventura,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $1,000, Ventura College Friends
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of the Arts Outstanding Progress
will give a audiovisual
presentation and discuss his
work Saturday at Meditation
                                        Zambas is drawn to the energy
                                        between objects and the space
                                        they inhabit; it is the dynamic
                                                                                           27 show                                                                           of whom were nominated by
                                                                                                                                                                             their own art faculty because of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Laurel Huggins, of Ventura,
                                                                                                                                                                             the excellent quality of their         $200, Ventura College Friends of
Mount, following a community            that exists in the relationship that
                                        he paints, whether it is a
                                                                                           Gallery features                                                                  work. The awards will be made          the Arts Special Recognition
potluck at 6:30 p.m. 646-5508.
   • Through Nov. 30: Ojai artist       landscape with dramatic                            works by Yardeni,                                                                 N o v . 3 0 a t 7 : 3 0 p . m. a t a   Award, awarded to an art
                                                                                                                                   FOOD-RELATED paintings by Ojai            reception in front of Gallery 2 on     student with a disability
Leslie Marcus will exhibit              perspectives or a colorful still life.             Prosser and Zambas                      artist Sarah Dwyer will be on             the Ventura College Campus.               Friends of the Arts Art Supply
contemporary and sensuous               The gallery is open seven days a                                                                                                     The reception is from 7 to 9 p.m.      Awards ($300 each semester)
                                        week from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at                         Around the Corner Gallery           display through Nov. 30 at Wells
figurative works in oil and                                                                will host a special reception for       Fargo Bank. To visit her studio,          and the public is invited.             went to:
gouache will be on exhibit at Aria      105 S. Montgomery St., Ojai, 640-                                                                                                       The scholarship winners were:          • Trinity Shawley, of Ventura
                                        8844.                                              the artists, Hedva Yardeni, Will        call 640-1456.
Salon & Spa, 307-C E. Matilija St.,                                                        Prosser and Peter Zambas, on                                                         • Ryan Carr, of Ventura,               • Andrea Whyte, of Ojai
through Nov. 30. Call 646-1300 or           • Through Nov. 30: Oil                                                                                                           $1,000, Ventura College Friends           • Brianna Lamar, of Ojai
                                        paintings by Ojai artist Sarah                     Nov. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m., offering
646-5006.                                                                                  a special opportunity to meet                                                     of the Arts Outstanding Student           For more information on the
                                        Dwyer will be on display                                                                                                             Award                                  Friends of the Arts Scholarship
   • Through Nov. 30 : The                                                                 these three painters who have
                                        through Nov. 30 at Wells Fargo                                                                                                          • Weshoyot Alvirtre, of             Fund, call 654-6461.
Hummingbird Nest Gallery, 1208          Bank, at the corner of Matilija                    very different backgrounds. Each
E. Ojai Ave., will feature              and Signal streets. To visit her                   paints with a unique orientation
“Eclectica,” an exhibit of fine art
photography by Tom Boyles,
                                        studio, call 640-1456.
                                                                                           to life.
                                                                                               The work of Israeli artist          Mount site for
                                            • Through Dec. 1: The
Nann Kyra and Steve Grumette,
who represent the Art Center
                                        California Gold Coast Watercolor
                                                                                           Hedva Yardeni is painterly and
                                                                                           mystical, containing the spiritual
                                                                                                                                   Saturday’s
Photography Branch, through
                                        Society will exhibit its 15th
                                        annual juried membership show
                                                                                           icons of her childhood. With a
                                                                                           personal and complex technique,
                                                                                                                                   artist journey
Nov. 30. The gallery is open to         through Dec. 1 at the Ojai Center
the public seven days a week                                                               she creates a texture to her               Meditation Mount, located at
                                        for the Arts, 113 S. Montgomery                    canvas that, like a beautiful           the top of Reeves Road in the
from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.                   St. Call 484-7594.                                 tapestry, is vibrant, yet soft to the
   • Through Nov. 30: Ojai                                                                                                         East End, will host a community
                                            •    Through         Dec.       2:             touch.                                  potluck and a cultural
photographer Jim Durkin will            “Abundance Vessels,” a show of                         Prosser paints in overtly                                                                                             Century 21 Ojai Valley
                                                                                                                                   presentation titled “A Mystical
present a solo exhibit of 10 large      recent work by ceramicist Leslie                   varied styles, from classic             Journey Through the Soul of an
pieces of work through Nov. 30          McQuaide, will be on display at                    impressionism to highly                 Artist” by the world-renowned
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Presents
at Ojai Coffee Roasting Co., 337
E. Ojai Ave. Hours are Monday
                                        the Ojai Art Center, 113 S.
                                        Montgomery St., through Dec. 2.
                                                                                           illustrative fantasy art. His vast
                                                                                           and lively body of work
                                                                                                                                   visionary mystic artist, Rassouli,
                                                                                                                                   Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Rassouli
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ON STAGE IN OJAI
through Sunday from 5:30 a.m. to
6 p.m., 646-4478. Durkin’s work
                                        Open Tuesdays through Sundays
                                        from noon to 4 p.m. Call 646-
                                                                                           represents his personal journey
                                                                                           into the many possibilities of
                                                                                                                                   has received global recognition
                                                                                                                                   for his solo and collective shows.                                                 Theater 150
is a combination of photography         0117.                                              perception and expression.                 This event is part of a monthly
and painting. He paints directly            • Through Dec. 3: D’anira                          Zambas is drawn to the              series featuring a presentation by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Presents
on each color negative with a
brush, applying color ink to
                                        Wise is the featured artist at Stir
                                        Crazy Coffee House, 11534 N.
                                                                                           energetic between objects and
                                                                                           the space they inhabit; it is the
                                                                                                                                   a visiting teacher or artist,
                                                                                                                                   potluck dinner, guided group              “MYSTICAL JOURNEY THROUGH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      On the Edge
enhance or manipulate the               Ventura Ave., through Dec. 3.                      dynamic that exists in the              meditation and plenty of
existing colors, prior to the final     Wise paints mystical landscapes                    relationship that he paints,            opportunities to meet others.
                                                                                                                                                                             THE SOUL” is the name of an               (The Final Years of
                                                                                           whether it is a serene landscape
                                                                                                                                                                             audiovisual presentation at
printing.                               and “landscape figures” based on
                                                                                           with dramatic perspectives or a
                                                                                                                                   Bring a potluck dish to share and         Meditation Mount on Saturday.               Virginia Woolf)
   • Through Nov. 30: The               the Ojai area using vivid                                                                  a $5 donation. Children are
                                                                                           vibrant and colorful still life.        encouraged to attend. The dinner          the universe. Once we experience
Nathan Larramendy Gallery, 107          intoxicating colors.
                                                                                                                                                                             the whole and recognize it, we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Written by
                                                                                               Pianist David Gorospe will          begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by
                                                                                           play for the reception, and also        the audiovisual presentation and          become aware that we are                   Cathrine Ann Jones
                                                                                           on Saturday and Sunday, with            conversation with Rassouli at             nothing but the divine creative
                                                                                           extended hours for the gallery                                                    power.” — Rassouli                              Directed by


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                                                                                                                                   7:30 p.m. For more information,
                                                                                           until 7 p.m. for Ojai’s Holiday         call     646-5508       or    visit                                                 Elizabeth C. Rosengren




                         &
                                                                                           Stroll weekend.                         www.meditation.com.
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AROUND THE CORNER GALLERY will feature the paintings of Peter
Zambas through the month of November.
                                                                                                                                                                                                The Little Gallery
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                                                                                                                                                                                           Friday

                                                                                  Sharks take first in tourney                                                                                           CIF-SS
                                                                                      The Ojai Valley Sharks
                                                                                  Basketball Association sent three
                                                                                  teams to play in tournaments this
                                                                                  weekend. The fourth-grade boys
                                                                                                                                                                                                        play-offs
                                                                                  and fifth-grade boys played in                                                                                           As CIF-SS play-offs
                                                                                  Westlake, while the seventh-                                                                                          continue, only Nordhoff
                                                                                  grade boys played in Thousand                                                                                         football and        Thacher
                                                                                  Oaks.                                                                                                                 football are still alive,
                                                                                      It was the fourth-graders' first                                                                                  although several Nordhoff
                                                                                  tournament.                                                                                                           and Villanova girls’ tennis
                                                                                      "The boys gained valuable                                                                                         players will compete this
                                                                                  experience, but were outmatched                                                                                       weekend        in    CIF-SS
                                                                                  by more seasoned teams from                                                                                           individuals.
                                                                                  Agoura, Westlake and the                                                                                                 Play-off results are as
                                                                                  valley," said Sharks head coach                                                                                       follows:
                                                                                  Dan Placial.                                                                                                                Thacher football:
                                                                                      The Shark seventh-graders
                                                                                  had a tough time and were forced                                                                                         (No. 2 Heritage, No. 3
                                                                                  to play with only four players in                                                                                     CIF-SS 8-man Large polls)
                                                                                  their first game, due to an injury.                                                             Photo submitted       round one: beat Calvary
                                                                                  They played well against the            THE FIFTH GRADE SHARKS SQUAD battled Bandits and Bruins alike in the          Chapel/MV, 48-6; round
                                                                                  Oxnard Bruins and had a shot to         Westlake tournament last weekend. The Sharks took home first place.           two: will play away at Cal
                                                                                  win the game, but just missed a                                                                                       Lutheran (No. 1 Majestic,
                                                                                  three-pointer. Final score was 39-      Placial.                           instrumental in the game; while            No. 6 CIF-SS polls) today at
                                                                                  37.                                        This was the only game the the Bandits were hurting the                    7:30 p.m.
                                                                                      The Ojai fifth-grade team had       fifth-graders played that was Sharks           on   the      boards,
                                                                                                                          decided by more than three Munnikhuis was consistently                             Nordhoff football:
                                                                                  great success, taking first place                                                                                        (No. 4 CIF-SS Division XI
                                                                                  after beating Westlake, 45-43, in       points. In game three, they pulling down rebounds, blocking
                                                                                  the championship game. This             played the Hueneme Bandits, a shots and even hit some key free                polls) round one: will play
                                                                                  was the same team that had              team the Sharks have beaten on throws.                                        away at San Jacinto (No. 1
                                                                                  beaten the Sharks in the                two other occasions.                  "I was concerned to say the             DeAnza, No. 8 CIF-SS polls)
                                                                                  tournament’s opening game, 53-             "I think we were looking least that we may not have                        today at 7:30 p.m.
                                                                                  50, and also beat the Sharks            ahead to a possible rematch enough left for our championship                   Thacher girls’ volleyball:
                                                                                  convincingly this summer in a           against Westlake and almost let game," noted Placial, "but I was                 (No. 3 Condor League)
                                                                                  Carpinteria tournament.                 the Bandits steal this game," said wrong. Our players were up for             Round one: lost to Frazier
                                                 Photo by Leslie Vallee-Miller                                            Placial.                           the challenge."
                                                                                      The path to the championship                                                                                      Mountain, 3-1.
SENIOR AMIE CRESTO MAKES ONE OF 16 digs against Costa Mesa in                     game was a roller coaster ride,            The Bandits jumped out early,      In the championship game,
                                                                                                                          21-8, and it wasn’t looking good fifth grade Sharks pulled together            Nordhoff girls’ volleyball:
round one, where Nordhoff came away with a 3-0 victory.                           with all four games going down                                                                                           (No. 1 Frontier, No. 6 in
                                                                                  to the wire. In the first game, Tim     for the Sharks. After a few choice and played smart basketball,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        CIF-SS Division IIIA polls)

NHS spikers out
                                                                                  Kent led in scoring with 18             words of motivation from the with the whole team pitching in.
                                                                                  points, five of which were three-       coaching staff during a time-out, Brent Frost helped lead the way             round one: beat Costa Mesa,
                                                                                  pointers. Mackensie Combs               the Shark team emerged in a to victory with several key                       3-0; quarterfinals: lost to
                                                                                  chipped in 12 and put up a good         frenzy, determined to put up the baskets, and while the entire                Nipomo, 0-3.
                                         against the fifth-seeded Nipomo.         defense fight for the Sharks. It        points they were capable of. team's aggressive play got them                     Nordhoff girls’ tennis:
     By Misty Volaski                                                             was not enough, though, and the         Connor Placial led the way into early foul trouble, it made
                                            The Titans lived up to their                                                                                                                                   (No. 2 Frontier, No. 10
     misty@ojaivalleynews.com                                                     fifth-grade Sharks lost by three.       offensively by scoring 20 points, the difference.                             CIF-SS Division V) round
                                         name and shut the Rangers out, 3-0                                               and was key on defense, where         The Sharks finished Westlake
   The road was long and full of         (25-19, 25-11, 25-22).                       The fifth-grade boys came                                                                                         one: lost to Maranatha, 10-5.
                                                                                  back with a win against                 he disrupted the Bandits with and won by a slim two-point
speed bumps but the Lady Ranger             “Nipomo had quite a crowd,”                                                   numerous steals, rebounds and a margin, 45-43.                                  Villanova girls’ tennis:
volleyball squad still managed to        said team mom Pattie Cresto. “It         Camarillo in game two, 50-42.
                                                                                  "Jared Dennerline’s domination          block.                                Visit the Sharks Web site at:              (No. 1 Condor, No. 3 CIF-
take the Frontier League with a 12-5     was a little tough, pretty loud. We                                                 The Sharks were able to get www.eteamz.active.com/ojaivall                 SS Division IV polls) round
                                         dug ourselves into a hole and just       on the boards against a taller
record and get to the quarterfinals                                               team, along with balanced               back into the game and win, 49- eysharkbasketball.                            one: beat El Monte, 15-3;
of the CIF-SS Division III-A play-       came up short.”                                                                  48.                                   For more information on                 round two: beat Cypress,
                                                                                  scoring from all our players
offs.                                       Stephanie Flasch, lived up to her     including a long-range three-              As the tallest player on the Sharks club basketball, call Dan              11-7, quarterfinals: lost to
   Though the score is deceiving,        last name and finished her high          pointer by James Paxton were the        Sharks' fifth-grade squad, Ryan Placial at 701-2055 or e-mail him             Palos Verdes, 11-7.
the sixth-seeded Rangers won three       school career by slamming in eight       highlights of this game," said          Munnikhuis          was      also at placial@aol.com.
straight games in round one against      lightning-fast kills to go with four
Costa Mesa (25-15, 25-22, 26-24).        aces and 14 digs. Amie Cresto
The Mustangs practically gave
NHS the first game, but upped
their play and actually took the
                                         made 11 digs, 12 assists and three
                                         kills. Holley Meisch dug for eight
                                         and made two kills and three aces.
                                                                                                                                                                WTT Marlins continue
lead for a significant part of both
games two and three.
   Game three came down to the
                                         Junior Johanna Rothermel was all
                                         over the court as the silent support
                                         player, making nine digs, two aces
                                                                                                                                                                five-game win streak
                                                                                                                                                                    In Junior World Team Tennis       Goldfish, 21-20.
wire, as several “oops” plays and a      and a kill. Anna Wallace made a                                                                                        action the Marlins won their fifth       The Anglerfish improved to 5-3
few questionable calls brought the       valiant effort to save NHS in game                                                                                     straight match by beating the         as they also came from behind to
Mustangs within a point of the           three by making numerous service                                                                                       Electric Eels in a miraculous         beat the Green Submarine, 21-17.
Rangers. A spike by Tessa Magill         points; she also nabbed six digs,                                                                                      comeback, 26-25.                      Logan Schubert and Ryan Lamo
looked like the winning point for        three assists, three kills and an ace.                                                                                     Last week the Marlins needed      took the final set for the ‘Fish, 6-1.
Nordhoff, but refs called it in favor       Angelica Smith, who may                                                                                             to win five straight games to beat                 Adult WTT
of Costa Mesa (on a net-touch). At       emerge next year as one of the team                                                                                    the first-place Sharkattack in the       The Topa Topa Trailblazers
last, Johanna Rothermel served up        leaders due to her lanky frame and                                                                                     super tiebreaker. Against all odds,   defeated Ojai Heat, 32-28. The
the winning point to advance the         precision spiking, made four digs,                                                                                     Hart Thomson and Joe Finley           Heat held the lead early as
Rangers to the quarterfinals,            four kills and three blocks.                                                                                           managed to take five straight. This   Marlene Rimensberger and Ruth
                                                                                                                                                                week, Thomson and Finley faced        Hemmings won their doubles 8-5.
                                                                                                                                                                the same dilemma against the          Dana and Sarah Files of the
                                                                                                                                                                Eels, and again managed to take       Blazers each won their singles
                                                                                                                                             Photo submitted    the last five games. It was the       sets, but were then upset by Rob
                                                                                  PEEWEE FLAG FOOTBALL CHAMPION Mira Monte team is: Heyden                      fourth one-game decision for the      Blaine and Hemmings 8-6.
                                                                                  Wooff, Dalton Renshaw, Andy Driftka, Scott Klausen, Erik Glass,               Marlins this season.                     Pink Moment improved to 4-2
                                                                                                                                                                    The Sharkattack also pulled off   and moved into second place with
                                                                                  Jeremy Thornburg, Nicholas Perkins, Micheal Fields, Brandon Johnson,          a big comeback against The            34-18 win over the Ojai Smoothies.
                                                                                  Jared Culver, Evan Edwards, Zac Gwyn, Brock Taylor and Blake Austin.          Galloping Goldfish, to move into      Eva Kettles and Marcy Switzer put
                                                                                  They are coached by Ron Edwards.                                              first place. The Goldfish got wins    the Moment in the lead with an 8-
                                                                                                                                                                from Jacob DeCordova, Nick            5 doubles win. The Moment took
                                                                                  M.M. tops ORD flag                                                            Embrey, and Spencer Lawry, but
                                                                                                                                                                Thomas O’Reilly and Richard
                                                                                                                                                                Berquist of the Sharks won the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      both singles then Ed Smith and
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Suzy Gastrene of the Moment
                                                                                                                                                                                                      defeated Bonnie Griffin and Scott
                                                                                  football Super Bowl                                                           final set 6-3 to inch past the        Blaine, 8-4.


                                                                                      By Misty Volaski                        Mighty Mite division: Meiners
                                                                                                                          Oaks took first with a 5-0 record,
                                                                                      misty@ojaivalleynews.com            and beat Mira Monte, 20-14 in the
                                                                                     The Ojai Recreation Department       Super Bowl.
                                                                                  finished up its flag football               In third place was OVS-Summit,
                                                 Photo by Leslie Vallee-Miller    program this year with more kids        which beat San Antonio, 24-21. In
                                                                                  than ever competing for their           the Junior PeeWee division, Topa
THE RANGERS FINISHED THEIR SEASON 12-5 overall, making it into the                elementary schools.                     Topa blanked San Antonio, 32-0, to
CIF-SS Division III-A play-off quarterfinals.                                                                             become Super Bowl champions.
                                                                                                                          San Antonio topped Mira Monte,


 The real pioneers: McD’s
                                                                                                                          18-12, for third.
                                                                                                                              Mira Monte took the PeeWee
                                                                                                                          Super Bowl from league champ San
                                                                                                                          Antonio by just one point,
                                         open up across the street."                                ***                   27-26.
                                            The owner of the San Diego               Look, I tried to warn you about          It was a battle from the start:
                                         Padres as well, Roy made me that         ABC’s "Desperate Housewives."           Mira Monte’s Evan Edwards
 Bud Furillo’s                           promise one night at a ball game.        The new 21 is 13 and stop playing       recovered an onside kick by Zac
                                         He did, but it couldn’t compete          kids like they were, kids.              Gwyn on the opening kickoff, and
 Steam                                   with the ol’ arches.
                                            Pioneers: Like Marcus Allen of
                                                                                     The innocent victim here is my
                                                                                  main man, Terrell Owens, simply
                                                                                                                          Heyden Wooff ran 36 yards into the
                                                                                                                          end zone on the very next play to
                                                                                                                          put Mira Monte up, 7-0. Later, San
 Room                                    Southern Cal in 1981.
                                            He removed the pads from his
                                         knees and ran to a Heisman
                                                                                  trying to show Nikki Sheridan a
                                                                                  new dance. “Housewives” star
                                                                                  Sheridan has had her clothes off
                                                                                                                          Antonio’s Parker Irvine threw to
                                                                                                                          Carson Land to tie the game,
                                         Trophy. Knee pads are as hard to         before.                                 7-all. Mira Monte responded with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo submitted
    Pioneers:                            find now as an outdoor                      My biggest worry about this is       pass from Andy Driftka to Gwyn
    Like the original McDonald’s in      McDonald’s.                              Rupert Murdoch. If ABC gets in          for another seven, but Jackson
 Downey. I’d take the kids once a           Last of the bare-headed players       trouble, he may have the inside         Doyle countered with a 31-yard TD            MJHS Runners Take Big Victory
 week at least for the best 15-cent      like President Ford, who captained       track to Monday Night Football in       run to tie at halftime, 14-14.          The Matilija Junior High School cross country team competed in
 burger you could find anywhere.         and played center for Michigan in        the upcoming new contract talks.            San Antonio kept things going
 Made from fine, Ruchti beef.            1935 without a helmet. They grand-       He wants it desperately.                in the second half as Doyle scored      the annual Middle School Championships Tuesday at Arroyo Verde
    It remains as the only               fathered him out that year —                You’ve seen the ads on MNF.          again for six more. However, Wooff      Park in Ventura. Ojai’s runners dominated the two-mile race, and
 McDonald’s in the land where            helmets for everyone ever since.         Cialis. There’s a Viagra car in stock   wasn’t finished yet and made a 24-      results are as follows: Boys: third place, Rusty Lanning, 13:13;
 there is no seating inside because         President Ford still has all of his   car racing. What’s all the B.S          yard TD run to add another seven        fourth place, Rocky Lanning (Meiners Oaks Elementary), 13:26;
 there is no inside, just the original   marbles. But Hall of Famers like         .about?                                 to the MM cause.                        fifth place, Jacob DuBrin, 14:19; sixth place, Cory Walker, 14:27;
 golden arches.                          Otto Graham and Tom Fears died              The kids are laughing the                When Irvine scored again from       seventh place, Michael Lemire, 14:32; eighth place, Trent Holden,
    But there’s a closed museum          of Alzheimer’s.                          hardest over the flap as they           eight yards out, Mira Monte knew
                                                                                                                          they’d have to buckle down and          14:38; ninth place, Kemper Whaley, 14:42; 10th place, Rodney
 next door because this was the first       The helmets didn’t offer much         discuss DH every Monday on
 place the McDonald’s brothers of        protection in the 1940s and 50s.         campus.                                 put up seven more for the win, and      Owen, 14:42; 11th place, Dash Walczack, 15:14; 13th place, Neil
 San Bernardino tried their product.     Youngstown State brought the                I’m weary of hearing what TV         Wooff didn’t disappoint, catching       McFadden, 17:08; 14th place, Evan Griffin, 18:52. Girls: first place,
    Roy Kroc despised it because he      weighted handkerchief to the game        is doing to our children. So are        another Driftka pass for the MM         Catherine Hasbrouck, 13:07; second place, Carmen Cotsis, 15:02;
 couldn’t bring it into line with his    for officials to toss for penalties.     they. So Tagliabue and Colin’s kid      championship win.                       third place, Morgan Mireles, 15:26; fourth place, Lauren Moon,
 empire offering indoor seating,         Coach Dwight McPhee’s wife made          should just shut up.                        The Ojai Christian Academy          15:32; fifth place, Rainey Barton, 16:06; sixth place, Bobbi Shain,
 playgrounds, almost everything          one at the school when Ron                  There’s no way T.O. was going        edged out OVS, 12-6 for third,          17:13; ninth place, Maribel Ramirez, 18:16; 10th place, Nancy
 except wild women.                      Jaworski ran the Side-Saddle T for       to miss out on undressing the           while Meiners Oaks took fifth after
                                                                                                                          a 12-6 win over Topa Topa.              Gomez, 19:22; 11th place, Courtney Forbess, 20:26; 14th place,
    "I’ll fix them," he said of the      the Penguins in what has come to         Cowboys.
 franchise owner in Downey. “I’ll        be known as The Ice Castle.                 And about those cheerleaders!                                                Fabiola Cruz, 25:13; 16th place, Constance Frazee, 25:34.
   Ojai Valley News,
     Nov. 19, 2004
        Page B-2
                                   Ar ound Our Valley                                                                                                                                                                 Friday
                                             “MAGIC OF SOUL” AUTHOR AT               maple products, designer gifts, and
        This Week                         LOCAL HERO — Saturday at 4 p.m.,
                                          author Patrick Harbula will read from
                                                                                     much more. (N26)
                                                                                         CONTRA DANCE — at Ojai Art
                                          his book, “Magic of the Soul:              Center on Nov. 27 from 7:30 to 10:30
   •Friday, Nov. 19                       Applying Spiritual Power to Daily          p.m. Caller Brenda Goodwin and
    “LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS”              Living,” at Local Hero Books & Café,       band, Mercury Dimes, a six-piece S.F.


                                                                                                                                     film society
— The Ojai Art Center Theater, 113 S.     254 E. Ojai Ave. in the Arcade, 640-       band playing dynamic Appalachian                the      OJ A I
Montgomery St., will present “Little      9260. A longtime spiritual teacher and     tunes, and introductory class at 7 p.m.
Shop of Horrors,” starring George         founder of Meditation magazine,            Cost: $8. Information: 933-0660. (N26)
Lemire and Kelly Aughenbaugh,             Harbula offers inspirational guidance          DHARMA          AND       SERENE
through Sunday, with performances         and techniques to create deeper inner      REFLECTION MEDITATION — The
today and Saturday at 8 p.m. and
Sunday at 7 p.m., plus a matinee at 2
p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $18
                                          peace, fulfillment and purpose. (N19)
                                             “THE STORY OF THE WEEPING
                                                                                     Pine Mountain Buddhist monks will
                                                                                     offer serene reflection meditation,                                        ‘Corporation’ decisions impact world
                                          CAMEL”— Due to popular demand,             chanting (in English) and dharma
general, and $15 for seniors, students    the Ojai Film Society has scheduled        discussion Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4           Ojai Film Society
and Art Center members. Call 640-         another screening of “The Story of the     p.m. at The Ojai Retreat, 160 Besant
8797 or log onto www.OjaiACT.org          Weeping Camel” (Germany 2004)              Road, Ojai. Donations gratefully               Film review
for reservations. (N19)                   Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Ojai          accepted. For reservations, call 484-
    “ON THE EDGE: THE FINAL                                                                                                        The Ojai Film Society will
                                          Playhouse, 145 E. Ojai Ave.                8415.                                      screen “The Corporation” (USA
YEARS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF” — a              Admission is $8 for the general public,        FREE ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC
play by Cathrine Ann Jones, starring                                                 FOR WOMEN — A free introduction
                                                                                                                                2004) Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the
                                          $4.50 for seniors and students, and $1
Betsy Randle and Jim Lashly, has          for society sponsors. This film is not     to the Acupuncture Clinic for Women        Ojai Playhouse, 145 E. Ojai Ave.
extended its run through Nov. 28 at                                                  will be held Nov. 29 from 9 to 11 a.m.     Admission is $8 for the general
Theater 150, 918 E. Ojai Ave.             rated.                                                                                public, $4.50 for seniors and
                                                                                     at Ojai Integrative Health, 1320
Performances will be on Fridays and          •Sunday, Nov. 21                        Maricopa Highway, Suite H. No              students, and $1 for society
Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7         MAHARAJI BROADCAST AT                   appointment necessary. This offer is       sponsors. This film is not rated.
p.m. For reservations call 646-4300.      LITTLE HOUSE — Maharaji will               to all women experiencing emotional           A multiple award winner at
Tickets are $15, $8 for students (Fri.-   answer questions on a worldwide            symptoms due to menopause,                 many festivals throughout the
Sat. only), and two for one on            broadcast from New Delhi, India. The       perimenopause or from a temporary
Sundays. (N26)                                                                                                                  country, “The Corporation” is a
                                          public is invited to attend an airing of   hormonal imbalance. Call 646-5936 if
    MUSIC AT LOCAL HERO —                 this broadcast at Little House, 111 W.
                                                                                                                                well-organized and deeply
                                                                                     you have any questions.                    fascinating documentary about
Today at 7 p.m., folk and blues singer-   Santa Ana St., Ojai, from 4:30 to 6:30         “THE WILL TO HEALTH” — The
songwriter Tom Brosseau, a 28-year-       p.m. on Sunday. Donations                  Theosophical Society in the Ojai           the growing prominence of large
old North Dakota native, sings songs      appreciated, but not required.             Valley will host Robert Reynolds,          global businesses and the way
of lost love and plays his acoustic       Maharaji speaks about the possibility      Ph.D., NMD, speaking on “The Will          that their decisions are impacting
guitar and harmonica at Local Hero        of finding inner peace and                 to Health” Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at         the world.
Books & Café, 254 E. Ojai Ave. in the     contentment and will answer                                                              The film shows how                                                                                     Submitted photo
                                                                                     Krotona Hall. Call 646-2653 for more
Arcade, 640-9260. A talent to             questions (in English) submitted to        information.                               corporations have ballooned in              BAR CODES have become a signal of corporate America, as depicted in
remember. (N19)                           him by people interested in his                TALKS BY RINPOCHE — The                size and power since the                    “The Corporation,” which screens Sunday at the Ojai Playhouse.
                                          message. If you would like to submit       Ojai Valley Dharma Center will
   •Saturday, Nov. 20                     a question for this or future              present three public talks by The
                                                                                                                                industrial revolution, and
    JOHN HYATT TRAIL SAVER DAY                                                                                                  explains the laws and loopholes             and posing a serious threat to            major news stories that illustrate
                                          broadcasts, visit www.askquestion.tv.      Venerable Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso
— A trail work day sponsored by the       Call (818) 879-1500 for more                                                          that allow them to remain nearly            human life.                               various corporate developments,
                                                                                     Rinpoche. A true yogi, Rinpoche            unaccountable for their actions. If
Trail Boss Team, Forest Service and       information.                               practiced in the caves of central Tibet                                                   Beyond environmental issues,           and good information about how
Los Padres Forest Association will be                                                                                           they break a law, they are willing          the film shows how corporations           the system works, the film
held Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.       •Tuesday, Nov. 23                       for many years, and now travels and
                                                                                                                                to admit guilt and pay the fine,            often exploit underpaid laborers          empowers viewers and shows
                                             PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR —                  teaches worldwide. The talks will be
on the Lion Connector Trail. All ages                                                given Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 (Tues.,       because the profits often                   in Third World countries, violate         them that they can realistically
and abilities are welcome. Call Heidi     The Meiners Oaks Library, 114 N.
                                          Padre Juan Ave., will host a story         Wed., Thurs.) at 7:30 p.m. (Vajrayana      outweigh        the     penalties.          basic human rights, make deals            enact change.
Anderson at 646-4348, Ext.309, for                                                   teachings will be given at 2 p.m. each     Therefore, they continue to cause           with foreign countries who are               “It is an antidote to apathy,”
more information.                         hour and occasional crafts for
                                          preschoolers Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.        day as well) at Nordhoff Hall (Offices     serious environmental problems              known enemies of the United               wrote the Minneapolis Star,
    BIRD WALK — The Ojai Valley                                                      at the Pew), corner of Aliso and
Land Conservancy will sponsor a bird      through Nov. 30. Call 646-4804 for                                                    by dumping waste into rivers and            States and, in some instances,            “communicating a guarded sense
                                          more information.                          Montgomery, Ojai. Cost: $50 for the        oceans and by depleting natural             help to perpetuate fascist                of optimism about the ability of
walk on the Ojai Meadows Preserve                                                    series or $20 per talk, Vajrayana
Saturday at 9 a.m. Meet at the               “JOURNEY FROM TIBET” — The                                                         resources, sometimes resulting in           regimes.                                  real people to hold corporations
                                          Theosophical Society in the Ojai           program additional. Contact Bruce          irreversible damage to the Earth               Providing useful references to         to account for their misdeeds.”
preserve entrance adjacent to                                                        Spears         at     646-2102        or
Nordhoff High School on Maricopa          Valley will host Dorgee and Dolkar
                                          Tsewang speaking on their “Journey         bruce@Satdharma.org. Please bring a
Highway. Wear sturdy shoes and                                                       copy of “Distinguishing Phenomena          on Rice Road, just south of El Roblar       The sanctuary will be having a garage        “A THRILL OF HOPE”— The Ojai
bring water. Binoculars will be           from Tibet” Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at
                                          Krotona Hall. Call 646-2653 for more       and Pure Being.” It can be purchased       Drive. Join Jim Engel, OVLC executive       sale on Dec. 11; any items you wish to    Valley Baptist Church, 11642 N.
provided. The walk will last an hour                                                 at the door or through Snow Lion           director, for a walk through the            donate will be welcomed and must be       Ventura Ave., will present two
or two. Rain cancels. Any questions,      information.
                                                                                     Publications. Pre-registration is highly   Ventura River Preserve-Rancho El            received by Dec. 10.                      performances of a free Christmas
call 640-0779.                               •Wednesday, Nov. 24                     encouraged. More information:              Nido. Bring water and your open                FREE BLOOD PRESSURE                    program titled “A Thrill of Hope” on
    FAMILY SHELTER VOLUNTEERS                “KEY INGREDIENTS: AMERICA               www.satdharma.org. (N26)                   space questions. For reservations or        SCREENINGS — Clinicas Del                 Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. ant Dec. 19 at 10:30
MEETING — Saturday from 9 a.m. to         BY FOOD” LECTURE SERIES — The                  TOY DRIVE — The Ojai Police            information:         646-0251        or     Camino Real-Ojai will offer free          a.m. All are welcome and child care
noon, volunteer workers for the Ojai      Ojai Valley Museum, 130 W. Ojai            Department, in conjunction with the        ovlc@ojai.net.                              community blood pressure screenings       will be provided for both services.
Valley Family Shelter will meet at the    Ave., will ontinue its lecture series to   Share-iff’s Toy Drive, is hosting its          AMIGOS STORY TIME — The                 Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the   Call 646-3362 for more information.
Ojai Valley Community Church, 907         complement its current Smithsonian         annual food and toy drive. Last year,      Ojai Library, 111 E. Ojai Ave., will        Ojai Community Health Center, 1200           CRACKED POT CLUB— Help of
El Centro St. in Mira Monte. A            exhibit, “Key Ingredients: America By      the Ojai Police Department helped          host Joann Yabrof presenting “The           Maricopa Highway. Everyone is             Ojai’s ongoing mosaic and potluck
preseason training session will be        Food.” The cost for the following          more than 50 local unfortunate             Nutcracker” Dec. 3 at 3:30 p.m. udring      welcome; call 640-8293 for more           club has moved to the Oak View
held for all returning volunteers, as     three lectures is $5 and reservations      families enjoy the Christmas holiday.      its Amigos program story time. Call         information.                              Community Center, 18 Valley Road,
well as for those desiring to volunteer   are required; call 646-1390, Ext. 1. All   This service can only be provided          646-1639 for more information.                 SHAKESPEARE SALON — The                Oak View. The group will meet every
for the first time. For more              lectures will include demonstrations,      with help from local citizens and              HOLIDAY CONCERT — The Ojai              Ojai Shakespeare Festival’s “Second       other Tuesday at noon through Dec.
information, call Rick Raine at 477-      sample tasting and recipe handouts.        businesses throughout the Ojai Valley.     Community Chorus and Youth                  Century Shakespeare Salon” will meet      21. Call Karen at 207-8946 for more
2230 and leave your name and phone        On Wednesday at 5:15 p.m., food            They are seeking donations of cash or      Ensemble, featuring the Ojai Youth          the second Monday of every month at       details.
number.                                   consultant Eleanor Brown will offer a      unwrapped toys in order to continue        Symphony, will present their winter         7 p.m. at the Ojai Library, 111 E. Ojai      FREE YOUNG BABY-PARENT
    PEDDLERS’ FAIR — Ojai                 class on “Spa Cuisine” at The Oaks at      this effort. All donations are being       concert, “A Potpourri of Holiday            Ave., to read and discuss the works of    GROUP — A small group gathering
Peddlers’ Fair will feature antiques,     Ojai. Participants can meet at the         accepted at the Ojai Police Station. If    Fare,” Dec. 3 and 4 at 8 p.m. at the        the Bard. Newcomers are welcome;          for families with their young baby
collectibles, crafts and clothing         museum at 4 p.m. to view the exhibit       you would like to donate or know of a      newly renovated Matilija Junior High        the club is free and open to everyone.    who is not yet crawling will meet
Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4          and then walk over to The Oaks. On         family in need, contact Deputy Scott       School Auditorium. Suggested                The group is currently reading “Much      weekly from November into January
p.m., at Chaparral Auditorium, 414 E.     Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at The Garden Terrace     Baugher at the Ojai Police Station. If     donation:       $12    general,      $9     Ado About Nothing.” The next date is      on Thursdays from 2 to 3:30 pm. at
Ojai Ave. Free admission and parking.     Banquet Room, chef Patricia Cluché         you feel your family is in need of this    seniors/students, $5 ages 6 through         Dec. 13. Call Laurie Walters Slade at     the Ojai Valley’s new Parent-Baby
Call 646-2546 or 646-0769. Benefits       will offer a lecture on the healthy use    service, fill out an application at the    11. Tickets are available at Angela’s       646-3733 for more information.            Center, 319 E. El Roblar Drive.
Nordhoff Music Department.                of oils in cooking. On Dec. 9 at 7 p.m.    Ojai Police Station, or visit the Ojai     Flowers, Village Florist, OCC                  “THE WAY OF THE SOUL” —                Hosted by the Ojai Valley Birth
    DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING               at Tottenham Court, Andrea Bloom           Valley News’ Christmas page. All           members or at the door. Call 646-0601       The Theosophical Society in the Ojai      Resource and Family Center,
— The next general meeting for            will discuss proper tea service.           donations and applications must be         for more information. (D3)                  Valley will host Brock Travis, Ph.D.,     sponsored by the Ojai Valley
members of the Ojai Valley                   “YOUR FOUR MAGIC POWERS”                received by Dec. 1. Your support is            “OUT ON THE COAST AGAIN!”               speaking on “The Way of the Soul”         Neighborhood for Learning and
Democratic Club will be held              — Wednesday at 6 p.m. a community          very much appreciated.                     — Lesbian comedienne Shann Carr             Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Krotona Hall.     funded by a grant from First 5
Saturday at 9.30 a.m. in the Garden       dinner and talk by Ojai resident Stan          “A JOYOUS CONCERT” — The               will make her second Central Coast          Call 646-2653 for more information.       Ventura. For more information, call
Room, at Garden Terrace Restaurant,       Russell, Ph.D., on “Your Four Magic        Happy Valley Cultural Center               appearance Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. at                 “HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR                  the group’s facilitator, infant
1002 E. Ojai Ave. The meeting will be     Powers — How to Harness Them to            continues the 2004-2005 “Wednesdays        Chaparral Auditorium, 414 E. Ojai           FITNESS AND FOOD DURING THE               specialist Elizabeth Memel, M.A.,
a volunteer recognition event to thank    Improve Your Life” will be held at         at Seven” series with “A Joyous            Ave. Often billed as the next Ellen         HOLIDAYS— Bryant Street Health &          and RIE associate, at 646-0441.
all those who worked so hard during       The Ojai Retreat, 160 Besant Road,         Concert,” an eclectic program of           DeGeneres, Carr’s story-telling style is    Fitness Center, 408-H Bryant Circle, is
the election. Brett Wagner,               Ojai. Cost: $15 dinner and talk, $5 talk   European madrigals and songs               hilarious and direct. Tickets: $20. Call    continuing a lecture series by Stacy
Congressional candidate will speak,       only. Reservations and prepayment          performed by the Santa Barbara City        712-1134.                                   Potter, M.A., C.E.D.S., certified as an
and also Ferial Masry, State Assembly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ongoing
                                          due by Nov. 23 at 5 p.m. Call 646-         College Chamber Singers, on Dec. 1 at          FREE BLOOD PRESSURE                     eating disorder counselor and
candidate who was so narrowly             2536. (N19)                                7 p.m. in the new acoustically             SCREENINGS — Clinicas Del                   specializing in nutrition, eating and
defeated by Audra Strickland. Ferial         •Thursday, Nov. 25                      excellent Zalk Theater, located on the     Camino Real-Ojai will offer free            exercise behavior, relationships and
will speak of her plans to run again                                                 campus of Happy Valley School, 8585        community blood pressure screenings         motivation. On Dec. 15 at 7 p.m., she
and how the club can be involved.            SAGITTARIUS COMMUNITY
                                          MEDITATION — A community                   Ojai-Santa Paula Road in Upper Ojai.       Dec. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at The       will discuss “How to Organize Your            AURA-SOMA               COLOR
Kathi Smith, club member and local                                                   Admission is free and reservations are     Medicine Shoppe, 812 E. Ojai Ave.           Fitness and Food During the               READINGS — by Deborah Lynn
attorney, will talk about her             meditation at the Sagittarius full
                                          moon will be held Thursday at 7:45         not required.                              Everyone is welcome; call 640-8293 for      Holidays,” giving tips on getting and     Axsom, at the Ojai House, 304 N.
experience poll-watching for the                                                         OJAI        LIBRARY         BOOK       more information.                           staying motivated with your eating        Montgomery St., by appointment or
Democrats in Arizona. New members         p.m. at Meditation Mount, at the end
                                          of Reeves Road. The evening will           DISCUSSION GROUP — The Ojai                    HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY                   and exercise plan. Call 646-2233 for      on-calll daily, 640-1656 or Deborah
and friends will be welcomed, coffee                                                 Library’s Book Discussion Group will       MEETING — The Ojai Valley                   more information.                         at 794-5722.
and muffins will be available and         include a ceremony of light and live
                                          music by Zo Wanti, a talk by Margo         meet Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss        Horticultural Society will meet Dec. 6
mimosas will be served. For more                                                     “Life and Times of Michael K.” by          at 7 p.m. in Kent Hall at Little House,
information phone 640-7340.               Sorell on the energies of Sagittarius,
                                          and a guided meditation and blessing       J.M. Coetzee. The library is located at    111 W. Santa Ana St., Ojai. Guest
    HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE — The                                                           111 E. Ojai Ave. Everyone is invited to    speakers will be Charles and Jay
Ojai Enrichment Center, 210 Cañada        for the world. Donations are
                                          requested.                                 join the group. Call 646-1639.             LaPoint, owners of C.J. Total Power in
St., will hold a Holiday Boutique on                                                     FRIENDSHIP CONNECTION                  Ventura, talking on “Using the Right
Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.,                                                     MEETING — The newly formed Ojai            Garden Equipment to Get the Job
featuring handmade art and crafts,
homegrown plants, a bake sale and           Down the Road                            Valley Chapter of Friendship
                                                                                     Connection for Women at Home will
                                                                                                                                Done.” Learn how to properly care for
                                                                                                                                your outdoor machinery and tools.
live music. Free admission. Call 646-                                                hold a meeting Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. at the    There is no charge, and the public is
5186. (N19)                                                                          residence of a member in Ojai. Call        welcome. Refreshments will be
    HOLIDAY HOME LOOK IN —                   HOLIDAY STROLL — 40 Ojai
                                          Village Merchants will host the ninth      640-6730 for more information about        served. Bring plants, cuttings and/or
The Ojai Festival Women’s Committee                                                  the group’s activities and the meeting     homegrown produce to join in the
                                          annual Holiday Stroll in downtown
will present its eighth annual Holiday
Home Look In on Saturday and
Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour
                                          Ojai on Friday, Nov. 26, from 1 to 7
                                          p.m. with music, merriment and great
                                                                                     on Dec. 2.
                                                                                         OAK VIEW CHRISTMAS TREE
                                                                                                                                plant raffle. Call Joanne at 640-7135
                                                                                                                                for more information.                                                   649-5862
                                          shopping. There will be entertainment      LIGHTING — The Oak View                        “HARMONIES            OF       THE
four distinctive Ojai-area homes                                                     Merchants and Civic Council are            SPHERES: MUSIC, MYTHOLOGY
adorned with holiday trimmings            by roaming singers, Madrigali,
created by leading florists, plus         Patricia Cardinali, and the Ojai
                                          Rainbow Women’s Chorus, with live
                                                                                     holding their third annual Christmas
                                                                                     tree lighting on Dec. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                                AND HEALING” — The Theosophical
                                                                                                                                Society in the Ojai Valley will host
                                                                                                                                                                                                      56K Dialup
holiday boutique and entertainment,                                                  in the Dahl’s Market side parking lot.     Jean Martin, Ph.D., speaking on
for $25 in advance or $30, day of the     music at six other venues as well, and
                                          Santa. Maps will be available at all       Everyone is invited to attend, so bring    “Harmonies of the Spheres: Music,                                       ISDN
event. Proceeds benefit the Ojai Music                                               your friends and family. The tree          Mythology and Healing” Dec. 7 at
                                          participating merchants and the
Festival and its educational programs.
Tickets available at Tottenham Court,     Visitors Center, 150 W. Ojai Ave., 646-    lighting event will include Santa          7:30 p.m. at Krotona Hall. Call 646-                             High Speed Broadband
                                          8126. (N24)                                Claus, caroling, refreshments and          2653 for more information.
Chamber of Commerce or at 646-2094
or ojaifestival.org.                         OLDE WORLD CHRISTMAS —                  candy canes. Music for the caroling            VOLUNTEERS                     AND                               Web Hosting
                                          Tis the season and all are invited the     will be provided by Tim Frantz of          DONATIONS SOUGHT — The
    FREE TAROT READINGS— Jones                                                       Mountain Dog Musicworks Recording          Equine Sanctuary of Ojai, a nonprofit
and Company The Art of Home is            weekend after Thanksgiving for cider
                                          and shopping at 535 W. El Roblar           Studio.                                    organization, is seeking individuals to
hosting free insight tarot readings by                                                   VENTURA RIVER PRESERVE                 provide horse care, office help, event
Vivian, every Tuesday and Saturday        Drive, Nov. 26 from 2 to 9 p.m., Nov.
                                          27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Nov. 28      HIKE — The Ojai Valley Land                planning, fund raising and volunteer
from noon to 2 p.m. in the shop at 307                                               Conservancy will hold a Ventura            coordination. For more information,
N. Montgomery St., Ojai, 646-8179.        from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be
                                          soaps, antiques, holiday decor,            River Preserve Hike on Dec. 3 at 8         call     453-4567        or      e-mail
(D30)                                                                                a.m. Meet at the Riverview Trailhead       equinesanctuaryofojai@yahoo.com.
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                    Travels with Sims:
 Slow Food movement grows quickly
   Since its founding in 1986, the
Slow Food Movement has
undertaken a wide array of
                                         food and about Food for
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                                            The logistics of organizing
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programs and activities to turn
the tide from the industrialization
of food to maintenance or
                                         Terra Madre were astounding.
                                         The four-day meeting brought
                                         together 5,000 people from 1,200       Sims
                                                                                                                      Travels tips:
restoration of the pleasures of the
table with locally grown foods
and traditional means of
preparation. Last month, Slow
                                         food communities from 128
                                         countries. All are food producers
                                         of one kind or another, all
                                         operating on a small scale.
                                                                               Brannon                                Reasons to travel
                                                                                                                         This is the 52nd in a series of 52     the Holiday Inn, both of our lives
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Victoria
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Adam
Food hosted the newest in its            Churchill and Brenneis, of course,                                           Travel Tips that you can use whether      changed dramatically and forever.
activities devoted to these ends,        represented the community of                                                 you are traveling by car, airplane,       And the blow dryer and curling
the first international gathering        Ojai Pixie tangerine growers.                                                train, boat, camel or bicycle.            iron were mailed home from San
                                                                                                                                                                                                       travel is the cheapest education we
called “Terra Madre: World               There were also cheese-makers                                                                                          Diego, never to be used again!
                                                                                                                                                                                                       can provide for ourselves and
Meeting of Food Communities.”            from France and Idaho.                                                          A couple of weeks ago, the Ojai            At a young age, I was drawn to
                                                                               Prince Charles of Wales, who                                                                                            future generations.
Terra Madre means “Mother                Fishermen from the coasts of                                                 Valley Directory had a booth at a         far-off places and people. I didn’t
                                                                               paid elegant tribute to the                                                                                                This column brings to a close 52
Earth” in Italian. A “food               Scotland, the lakes of Italy, and                                            Ventura County networking fair,           know how I would ever be able to
community” is a group of people          the Tasman Sea (between               assembled food producers. “Slow                                                                                         weeks of travel tips. I have
                                                                                                                      and I cannot tell you how many            travel to those captivating places I
in a particular area who grow,           Australia and New Zealand) —          food is traditional food. It is also                                                                                    thoroughly enjoyed sharing my
                                                                                                                      people approached us and said,            envisioned, but it became my
raise, harvest, or make similar          goatherders from Greece, Iran,        local food …,” Prince Charles                                                                                           knowledge about travel with all of
                                                                                                                      “Wow! We didn’t know Ojai was             passion. As a result, I’ve gotten to
foods using traditional and              and central Africa — rice farmers     declared. “The Slow Food                                                                                                you who have read the articles, and
                                                                                                                      big enough to have its own phone          work in Italy, France and Vietnam;
artisanal methods.                       from Minnesota, the Philippines,      Movement is about celebrating                                                                                           I hope that in the future I can
                                                                                                                      book. We know Ojai is there, but          I have friends and family from all
   Slow Food Ojai was pleased            and India — olive oil producers       the culture of food, and about the                                                                                      continue to share my experiences
                                                                                                                      we have never been to your town.”         over the world; and I make it a
and proud to nominate Jim                from California, Spain, and Israel    extraordinary knowledge —                                                                                               with our community. If you would
                                                                                                                         How can one live in Ventura            priority in my life to keep in touch
Churchill and Lisa Brenneis to           — cocoa growers from South            developed over millennia — of                                                                                           like copies of past articles, please e-
                                                                                                                      County and not have been to Ojai?         with all of my global relatives.
attend      Terra     Madre      as      America and west Africa — seed        the traditions involved in quality                                                                                      mail me at injourneys@aol.com.
                                                                                                                         And yet, the question is not as            Today, technology has made the
representatives of the food              and insect gatherers from Africa      food production.”                                                                                                          And always remember, “Travel
                                                                                                                      inane as you might think. For             world smaller and more accessible.
community of Ojai Pixie                  and Asia — wine-makers from              The knowledge of local                                                                                               is not a reward for working; it’s
                                                                                                                      example, we have heard a similar          We have the ability to be almost
tangerine growers. As many of            around the globe. The diversity       farmers, here and around the                                                                                            homework for living.”
                                                                                                                      statement made in the Himalaya            anywhere in the world within 24
you know, they operate Churchill         was staggering. And they had the      world, is a treasure we cannot         where some people have never              hours. During the course of my
Orchard, which produces some of          opportunity to spend four days        afford to lose. And from all                                                                                               In 1988, Victoria Adam departed
                                                                                                                      been to the next village, and we’d        wanderings, I have seen how travel
the best citrus fruit and                getting to know each other and to     reports, the first (and certainly                                                                                       Ventura, Calif., and bicycled more
                                                                                                                      just walked the 15 or so miles from       has transformed and empowered
avocadoes around. They are also          share their experiences. Most         not last) Terra Madre was a                                                                                             than 20,000 miles around the world.
                                                                                                                      that very village! But this is the 21st   my life, as well as the lives of my
leading members of the Ojai Pixie        importantly, in this world            powerful event which we hope                                                                                            She visited more than 20 countries in
                                                                                                                      century, and people regularly walk        fellow travelers, and the people we
Growers Association. Many of             increasingly dominated by Wal-        will help preserve this precious                                                                                        three years. After returning to
                                                                                                                      the 15 miles from Ventura to Ojai.        meet along the way.
you would recognize Churchill            Mart and McDonald’s, they were        information for generations to                                                                                          Ventura, she met her husband, Ren
                                                                                                                         I travel because I want to                 Travel enriches what we see,
from the Sunday Farmers’ Market          able to get the best and latest       come.                                                                                                                   Adam, and moved to Ojai. When not
                                                                                                                      explore, discover, and to learn           what we smell, what we taste, what
where he sells their fruit. Others,      advice on how to keep doing              To read the full text of Prince                                                                                      riding on the Ojai Valley Bike and
                                                                                                                      about the unknown. I travel to            we feel and what we hear. Travel
especially kids, know Churchill          what they are doing.                  Charles’ moving speech and to                                                                                           Equestrian Trail, she is co-publisher of
                                                                                                                      understand other cultures, to seek        heightens our human experience.
as the guitar-playing giant carrot          The final night of Terra Madre,    see photos of these events, go to                                                                                       the Ojai Valley Directory.
                                                                                                                      new adventures, and to enrich             Travel reminds us that there is so
who helps them learn about good          the closing speaker was Britain’s     www.slowfoodusa.org.                   myself. I travel to find peace and        much to learn and to understand.
                                                                                                                      serenity, and to push my limits. I        Travel changes the way we think,

Having a raw food Thanksgiving                                                                                        travel to learn another language, to
                                                                                                                      volunteer, or to work in another
                                                                                                                      country. I travel to relax, to have
                                                                                                                                                                the way we talk, the way we laugh,
                                                                                                                                                                the way we eat, the way we
                                                                                                                                                                interact, and the way we live. We
                                                                                                                      fun, to shop, and to climb                learn that there are hundreds of
Taking the heat off many holiday favorites for raw foodies                                                            mountains.                                diverse beliefs, approaches and
                                                                                                                         But finally, don’t we all travel       views to everything. We learn to
    By Julia Goodman                     contributing editor Julie Rodwell.    complement to Thanksgiving             because we were born with the             trust other people, other cultures
                                         “There are many healthy recipes       dinner,” says Rodwell. “It offers      allure of “there”?                        and our traveling companions.
    OVN contributor
                                         out there that replicate the flavor   the wonderful, familiar taste of          Many readers of my column                  It is heartening that so many of
   As the holiday season                 and satisfaction you get from         sweet potatoes, without the            have asked about my trip around           us are stepping “outside our box,”
approaches, many people throw            foods that may not be so good for     heaviness.                             the world. The short version is that      leaving the comforts of home and
healthy eating habits out the            you.”                                    “Also, the gourmet touch of         on March 5, 1988, after months of         venturing into the unknown. I
window. Tempted by traditional              Raw foodists, who believe that     offering      this     traditional     preparation, selling a business and       think that every man, woman and
holiday treats, people often             heating foods above 115 degrees       Thanksgiving staple as a soup          several cars, we departed from            child should be given the                           Photo by Victoria Adam
ignore healthier choices like fruits     kills essential nutrients, eat a      will really impress your guests!”      right in front of the Holiday Inn on      opportunity to see how other
and vegetables.                          fully vegetarian and dairy-free               Sweet Potato Soup              the Promenade in Ventura. Each of         cultures live, work and play. If we    IN MOUNT EVEREST NATIONAL
   However, according to the             diet, but the book’s chefs have        By Robert Yarosh and Lisa Soto        our bikes was equipped with               had more personal knowledge of         PARK, Ren Adam shares his video
editors of the new book, “The            found delicious ways to replicate        Serves 2                            several panniers and 40 pounds of         the world, I guarantee you it would    screen with a Nepalese family who
Complete Book of Raw Food:               many traditional favorites, such         1 sweet potato (shredded and        our most treasured belongings. A          change how we think and live, how      were amazed to have been caught
Healthy, Delicious Vegetarian            as broccoli with cheddar sauce,       soaked overnight)                      change of clothes, foul weather           we would raise our children, how       on tape. They had never before
Cuisine Made with Living Foods           lasagna and apple pie — all              1/4 red onion, chopped              gear, a first aid kit, tent, sleeping     we would perform our jobs and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       seen a photo of themselves, let
(Healthy Living Books, $25),             without cooking or baking.               1/2 small clove of garlic           bags, a few maps, water bottles           how we would interact within our
there is hope for people who                                                                                          and, of course, my curling iron and       relationships. In the big picture,     alone a moving picture.
                                            The recipe below, for example,        1 apple, chopped
want to enjoy all the tastes of a        is a raw gourmet version of one          1/2 tsp. Chinese five-spice         hair dryer, made up our “luggage.”
traditional holiday meal and still       of     Thanksgiving’s        most        1/2 tsp. cinnamon                      That first morning, we headed
eat healthfully.                         comforting staples: sweet                1/2 tsp. Celtic sea salt            south on Highway 1 and got as far
   “It’s easy to incorporate             potatoes. “People who aren’t raw         Blend all ingredients with 1        as Malibu. Two and one half years,
healthier dishes into the                foodists, or even vegetarians,        cup of water until smooth. Serve       20 countries and some 20,000 miles
traditional       meal,”       says      should find this recipe a great       warm if desired.                       later, we arrived back at that same
                                                                                                                      spot on the Promenade, in front of

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                                                                                                    care, 2-3 afternoons a                                                                                                                           Bertone Coupe, warranty,                                                       646-1839.                        Asking $1,795 per month.
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         Stained Glass • Painting • Mosaics                                                                                                       •95 Ford Escort, 2dr.,                                                                             36K, 646-8421.                                                                                                  Larry Wild, 320-0005.
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complete, $200, 701-4214.                       ADULT & children’s bikes,                                                                                                                                                                                 www.ojaivalleydirectory.com
                                                                                                    train. Apply at 648 W. El                                                                                                                                                                                                       - For information and help.
                                                some complete, some                                                                                                                                ‘92 Lexus SC400, sports                                e-mail: salesovd@ojaivalleydirectory.com
                                                                                                    Roblar., M.O., or fax re-                                                                                                                               - THE home page for your local telephone
                                                parts (approx. 25). I am                            sume to 805-640-9051.                                                                          coupe, V8, P/W, PDL, air,                                                                                                       www.democraticsingles.net
             CAREER                             seeking a group or individ-                                                                                                                                                                                 directory and its sales representatives.Valley!!
                                                                                                                                                                                                   airbag, loaded, $8,500,                                                                                                           - A completely free online dating community for
    OPPORTUNITIES                               ual interested in fixing up                                                                                                                         646-4129.                                                                                                                       Democrats and Progressive singles who want to
                                                bikes (possibly giving to                            HOUSEHOLD GOODS                                                                                                                                      EDITORIAL SERVICES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          email: earlysat@hotmail.com                                              date those with a similar world view.
                                                the needy for Christmas).                                                                         ‘00 VW Jetta GLS, 4cyl,
 HEAVY EQUIPMENT                                Must take all. 646-8714.                                    & FURNITURE                           76,000 miles, sun/moon-                                                                                   - Proofreading, editing, ghostwriting by a pro.
    OPERATOR                                                                                                                                      roof, silver, 6/CD changer,                                                                                                                                                      PHONEBOOK
     TRAINING FOR                               CUTE kitten needs home,                             CHINA hutch, maple, xlnt,                     keyless entry w/alarm,                                                                                  email: georgekeenen@yahoo.com                                            www.theojaiphonebook.com
      EMPLOYMENT                                female tortoise color, 2-1/2                        $575; console piano &                         $11,500, 646-3979.                                                                                        - On-line editing, proofreading, copywriting, re-                         - Complete white and yellow page listings,
 Bulldozers, Backhoes,                          months old, 640-3065.                               bench, very good, $375;                                                                                                                                 writing, ghostwriting for advertising, websites, fic                    display ads, advertisers web site links and more for
                                                                                                    will email photo. 640-0833                    ‘02 Ford Ranger PU, 4cyl,                                                                                 tion.
 Loaders, Dump Trucks                                                                                                                             auto, air, stereo, 34K                                                                                                                                                           the entire Ojai Valley.
                                                EXTREMELY well-seas-
   Graders, Scrapers,                           oned firewood, 525-8987.                                                                           miles, xlnt., cond, $8,000,                      95 Lexus SC300, 1 owner.                               HEALTH & WELLNESS
       Excavators                                                                                                                                 218-9151.                                        Immaculate. Pampered.                                  www.noflu4u.com                                                          www.ojaivalleydirectory.com
   Next class: Dec. 6th                          FREE MAC COMPUTER                                          INSTRUCTION/                                                                           77,000 miles, power ev-                                 - Clinically proven to optimize your immune                             e-mail: salesovd@ojaivalleydirectory.com
  - National Certification                              ACCESSORIES                                                                                ‘03 Chevy Cavalier, 8,000                        erything, new paint, all                                system.                                                                   - The Ojai Valley Directory, Ojai Valley’s only
  - Financial Assistance                        We’ve upgraded! We‘ve                                         EDUCATION                           miles, manual trans., flaw-                       service records, $12,000                                                                                                        phone book for more than 53 years, is now entirely
- Job Placement in your area                    got assorted MacIntosh                                                                            less interior & exterior, air,                   firm. Serious buyers only.                              NEWSPAPERS                                                               on-line at www.ovdyp.com <www.ovdyp.com>.
        800-383-7364                            hard-drives, monitors, key-                         DRUM lessons, 649-1764.                       CD, red, priced at whole-                        (805) 646-0478.                                        www.ojaivalleynews.com                                                   Check it out!!
 Associated Training Servces                    boards, etc. If interested                                                                        sale, $8,695, (805) 795-                                                                                 - A hometown newspaper since 1891
 www.Equipment.School.com                       call for an appt., 646-1476,                        MIND OVER MATH, a                             6888.                                            ‘99 Mercedes C280, black                                                                                                        RESEARCHER
                                                Ext. 12.                                            comprehensive math tuto-                                                                       w/grey interior, 73,000                                                                                                         email - kwulfertphd@jetlink.net
                                                                                                    rial service. 646-1230.                       ‘04 Toyota Tacoma, 5spd,                         miles, very nice condition,                            NON-PROFIT
                                                                                                                                                  4cyl, white, xlnt. cond.,                                                                                                                                                          - Let me do the digging at libraries, museums or
                                                FREE palm tree & bamboo                                                                                                                            $12,500, 640-6441.                                     www.humanesocietyvc.org.                                                 universities, in person, near or far, experienced.
          FIREWOOD                              removal. 640-8065.                                                                                3,000 miles, $12,500, 640-                                                                               - Visit our animals on-line & more
                                                                                                                                                  0485.                                            ‘99 Toyota, V-6, 4-Runner,
                                                HORSE manure for your                                                 LOST                                                                         sunroof, 4x4, great condi-
                                                                                                                                                  2002 Volvo XC AWD,                                                                                      www.manymansions.org                                              ADVERTISE IN OUR WEB & E-MAIL DIRECTORY
4-5 cords of oak in Ojai.                       garden or orchard. We                                                                             white, cold weather pack,                        tion, $13,800, 646-8602.                                  - County of Ventura’s Job Opportunity
You pick up and split,                          have a tractor, 646-7898.                                                                         sunroof, window shades,                                                                                 Transp. Program.                                                    only $44 for three months. Call 646-1476, Ext. 10
$600. (805) 444-4663.                                                                               DID you lose a pet or be-                                                                      ALL electric car, 2 yrs. old,
                                                                                                    longing? Place an ad. Call                    3rd row seat, 2-tone lthr.
                                                  ♥POTBELLIED PIGS♥                                                                               seat, 53K hwy miles,                             $4,300, call 640-7679 or
SEAS firewood, 640-8065.                           Pets to safe, permanent,                          Jeanne at 646-1476, Ext.                                                                       207-3122.
                                                                                                    10.                                           $26,500. Call 640-6711.
                                                     approved homes.
    FIREWOOD NOTICE                                      646-8349.
    The standard firewood
cord consists of 128 cubic                                                                                                                                                                9
feet, “well stowed,” which
means stacked with as lit-                               HELP WANTED
tle space as practicable
between the logs. The                                                                                                                                                                    8
most common and practi-                         ACCOUNTS receivable                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   16
cal dimensions of a cord                        accounts payable, P/T,
consist of a stack 8 feet                       MWF, please fax resume,
long by 4 feet wide by 4                        646-7737.
feet high.
     Except for deliveries of                   ADM. asst. for small local
1/8 cord or less, the cord                      office. Must be proficient at                                                                                                                             5                                                                                 15
is the only unit of measure                     Word, Excel and Access.                                                                                                                                      6 7
permitted for firewood de-                       Must be self-sufficient,                                                                                                                                                                                              13                 14
liveries. Deliveries of 1/8                     have excellent problem
 cord or less may be stated                     solving abilities, and be                                                                                                                                                                                            12                                       17
 by the cubic foot. Selling                     able to multi-task. Salary
 by the truckload or any                        DOE.     Fax resume to
                                                (805) 646-2766 or e-mail:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18
 other unit is illegal.
      California law requires                   spowell@shanbrom.com.                                                                                                                                                                10
 that firewood dealers pro-
 vide customers with a de-                      AFTER school program,
 livery receipt, which must                     teacher position, 12-6, ex-                                                                                                                                                                                  11
 contain the quantity and                       perience required. Smart
 type of wood, the total                        Start, 646-1711.                                                                                                                             4
 price, and the name, ad-
 dress and phone number                         CAFETERIA worker, F/T,
 of the dealer.                                 experience preferred, pri-
      For more information,                     vate school in Ojai, excel-
 call     Ventura       County                  lent benefits. Apply 510
                                                Country Club Drive or fax                                                                                3
 Weights and Measures,
 654-2444.                                      resume, (805) 640-2593.




                 Local news.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Garage Sale Map
                Global access.                                                                                                                                                                        1) 151 BURNHAM RD. Sat., 8 am-3 pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Antiques, oak rolltop desk, old fruit jars,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        clothing.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              13) 236 W. OJAI AVE. Sat., 8 am-5 pm. Tbl.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              & chairs, washing machine, lots of country
                                                                                                                                                                                                      household items, clothes, furn. & lots of                                         8) 441 N. RICE RD. Sat., 8 am-1 pm. No                CDs, TV cabinet, picnic tbl. & 2 benches,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      misc.                                                                             early birds! Big sale! Furn., baby cot, small         many Xmas items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ——————————                                                                        refrig., stereo, electronics, TV, fine clothing,       ——————————
                                                                                                                  1                                                                                   2) 690 E. THOMAS ST. Sat., 9 am-? Moving                                          books, guitar, Xmas decorations, crafts &             14) PEDDLERS’ FAIR. Sat. & Sun., 9 am-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                      sale! Tools, band saw, wheelbarrow, books                                         more.                                                 pm, Chaparral Auditorium, 414 E. Ojai Ave.,
                                                                                                                                                         2                                            & lots more!                                                                      ——————————                                            benefits Nordhoff Music Dept. Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ——————————                                                                        9) 3260 MATILIJA CANYON RD. Fri. & Sat.,              admission & parking. 640-4343, Ext. 1861.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      3) 1162 WOODLAND AVE. Sat., 8 am-3                                                8 am-? Junker’s heaven, bring your truck!             ——————————
                                                                                                                                                                                                      pm. Furn., books, clothes, tools, etc.                                            Antique country oak furniture. Moving!                15) 407 FRANKLIN. Sat., 8 am-Noon. Furn.,

     PLACE YOUR                                                                                                                                                                                       ——————————
                                                                                                                                                                                                      4) 1400 S. LOMA DR. Sat. & Sun., 8 am-4
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10) 214 DESCANSO. Sat., 8 am-2 pm. Oak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              clothes, knick-knacks, books, CDs. (Pls. park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on Montgomery.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      pm. No early birds! Tools, copy machine,                                          water bed w/6 drawers on pedestal, books,             ——————————
         AD                                                                                                                                                                                           office equip., clothing, toys & lots more.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tablecloths, craft items, bookshelves,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        clothes, glassware & more misc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              16) 926 TOPAZ CT. Sat., 7-11 am. Futon,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              dresser, MX gear & lots of stuff.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      5) 137 N. PUEBLO AVE. Sat., 8 am-1 pm.                                            ——————————                                            ——————————
       ONLINE                                                                                                                                                                                         Trampoline, microwave, kitchen tbl. & chairs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      kids’ stuff & lots more.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11) 959 AMBER LN. Sat. & Sun., 8 am-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Noon. Three families! Furn., bookcases,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              17) 141 OAK GLEN AVE. Sat., 9 am-1 pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Furn., misc. women’s & children’s clothing,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ——————————                                                                        chairs, ‘60s child’s furn., ‘50s vinyl chairs;        toys, misc. garage items & decorative
      ojaivalleynews.com                                                                                                                                                                              6) 133 FELIX DR. Sat., 8 am-3 pm. No early                                        clothing, household, toys, framed prints,             household tiems.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      birds! Moving sale, rain or shine! TV, VCR,                                       vintage jewelry & collectibles.                       ——————————
                                                                                                                                                                                                      boys’ clothes & toys & lots of other items.                                       ——————————                                            18) 215 AVENIDA DEL RECREO. Sat., 8
   It’s simple and secure!                                                                                                                                                                            ——————————
                                                                                                                                                                                                      7) 290 E. EL ROBLAR DR. Sat., 8 am-3 pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12) 406 TOPA TOPA DR. Sat., 8 am-1 pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Furniture, furniture, furniture & knick-knacks.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              am-Noon. TV, desks, clothes, toys,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              entertainmt. ctrs., ‘89 Olds & lots of misc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Roth Apts. Multi-family sale! Furn., toys &                                       ——————————
Friday, Nov. 19, 2004                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ojai Valley News, Page B-5

                                                                                                                 RENTALS, STORES                              SERVICES                           SERVICES
   RENTALS, HOUSES                      RENTALS, HOUSES                     RENTALS, STUDIOS
                                                                                                                       & OFFICES                              OFFERED                            OFFERED
2 + 2 guest house, Ojai,             LARGE 4 + 2 + office,                 CUTE, quiet, private up-                OJAI: Large Office                 ENGLISH: Reading, writ-              GREAT house cleaners,
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beautiful views, deck,               hdwd. floors, wood stove,             stairs in M.O. Deck & yard,                    Suites                     ing, SAT, all test prep.             local references. 640-8882
large fenced yard, pets ok,          wtr/grdnr. pd,, $2,300 mo.;          $725 + deposit, 646-1536.                408 Bryant Circle                Credentialed teacher, pub-
refrig., w/d, a/c, $1,800            $2,500 furn., 640-1588.                                                   F-1: 16,000 sq.ft. offices            lished writer offers afforda-
mo., incl. utils., 646-4685.                                              HOUSE w/optional 6-acre                                                   ble, effective tutoring. All                   WANTED
                                     M.M. 1 bdrm. condo, car-             horse facility, pasture,                       Available now!
                                                                                                               K: 2,400 - 2,850 sq.ft.              grade levels and ESL wel-                      TO BUY
2 + 2, private gated yard,           port, pool, clubhouse, new           turnout, large sand arena,                                                come. Call (805) 746-5033
owner pays trash/water,              throughout, central heat &           round pen, 2 -40x60 pens,                      Available now!
                                                                                                               G: 5,850 - 8,400 sq.ft.              email: freewalk9@aol.com
$1,900 + dep., Agent, 646-           air, fireplace, no pets,             8 12x24 pens, barn, Upper                                                                                      BUYING gold & silver,
0121.                                $1,150 mo. + dep. Helen,             Ojai Valley, utils. incl.,                (the Bryant St. Gym)
                                                                                                                Available Feb. 1, 2005                                                   gold scrap, gold coins,
                                     OVPM, 646-2013.                      $850 studio + $900 horse                                                        DON’T forget to                dental gold, pre-1965 sil-
2 bdrm., 1 ba. + den, re-                                                 facilities, 798-2049.                     (805) 563-9400                         check out the
modeled, private back                M.M. 2 bdrm, 1 ba. house                                                                                                                            ver coins, also indian bas-
yard, 2-car garage. small            & 2 bdrm, 1 ba. studio on            LARGE upstairs, newly re-            UPSCALE office, great lo-                SERVICE                           kets & pocket watches.
pet OK. Avail. now,                  1 acre, $2,300, 701-4092.            modeled, stove & refrig.,            cation, 240 sq. ft., can in-           DIRECTORY                          Call George at (805) 646-
$1,700, utils. pd. 452-9390                                               utils. incl., n/s, n/p, $750         clude therapy waiting                                                     2631.
                                     M.O. 3 + 1, laundry room,            mo. + dep., 701-7416.                room. Patricia, 798-0739.
3 + 2, family room, f/p, 2-          fenced yard, large master
car garage, $2,000 mo.,              bdrm. pet OK, $1,250 +               O.V. studio/office, furnish-
                                                                                                                    RVs, TRAILERS
                                                                                                                                                              ANSWERS TO WEDNESDAY’S
$1,000 dep., 646-5977.               dep., 646-3238.                      ed 2 rooms by rear pool,
                                                                          parking, $600 mo. + dep.,                   5TH WHEELS
                                                                                                                                                                 CROSSWORD PUZZLE
4 + 2 Ojai, 1830 sq. ft.,ca-         MEINERS Oaks 3 + 2, a/c,             utils. incl., 698-0927.
thedral ceilings, stone fire-         $1,750 mo., 490-8499.                                                                                            S   A   D     N I P S            I M A    R I       F   L   O   P   S
place, family rm, new car-                                                OJAI, on mini-estate, $750                                                  A   N   A   L O G U E          I R O N    E D       A   U   D   I   O
pet & tile flrs, new paint in-        O.V. unit, secluded & qui-           + dep., utils. incl., refs. re-
                                     et. Kitchenette/refrig, MW.                                                                                      M   A   N   I T O B A          S A L T    L I C     K   C   I   T   Y
side & out, kitchen & baths                                               quired, 649-1943.
updated, quiet cul de sac,           Util inc., $795 + dep., 649-                                                                                     B   I   C   K E R S T        R E E T        O R     I   E   N   T   S
gardener incl., avail now,           5292.                                SMALL detached back-                                                        A   L   E   E       T        E E     T    A T E     R   S
$2,200. (805) 646-4777 or                                                 yard studio in M.O. $700                                                                  A K E L        A   B O O    K I E     S       W   A   D
(805) 889-4447.                      OAK View 3 + 2, incl.                includes utilities. 646-6884
                                     game room. Washer/dryer,                                                  ‘84 Establishment Pinna-               M   R   S     G I V E        M E A B R    I C K         J   I   M   I
                                     newly painted, + gardener.           STUDIO apt. quiet, near              cle, 34’, custom interior,             C   E   N   S U R E            U S E I    N         S   O   C   I   O
CHARMING 3 bed., 1                                                                                             new engine & trans., xlnt.
bath, wood flrs., enclosed            1,950 p/mnt. call Lopez @            downtown, laundry facili-                                                   C   N   O   T E S   C        P R          S T R     E   A   K   E   R
                                     RE/MAX, (805) 705.2020.              ties, stove, refrigerator, no        cond. PRICE REDUCED!
yard next to open land.                                                                                        $9,000. 646-7982.                      L   E   W   I S   C H        E E R U P      O M     A   N   I
Pets OK, laundry, pantry,                                                 dogs       please,      $700
                                     OAK View, lovely & light, 3          first/last, 646-9937.                                                            W   F   L   Q U I        C K E R O    A T S         M   S   S
$1,850 mo. or $2,000 furn.                                                                                     ‘89 Ford 460 motor home,                       L   E T U S          S A S S E    R S       P   I   L   E   D
Avail. 12/1, 646-7006.               + 2, family rm, large yard,
                                     f/p, pet OK, many extras,              RENTALS, STORES                    Jamboree, 27 ft., 50,000               B   L   I   T H E S T              U M    A   P     I   R   A   T   E                                                                                Photo by Jeff Frazee
CHARMING, bright, clean,             $1,800,    water/gardener                                                 miles, $10,500 or trade for
2 + 1 Spanish, DR, HW,
FP, big yd., $1,800 avail.
                                     inc. 640-8439, 798-0769                      & OFFICES                    pickup, 798-0719.
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                                     OAK VIEW, quiet 2 + 1,                                                                                           D   O   S     A I R B        A S E   A    I D E     S
12/5, (805) 258 9060.                yards, laundry rm., $950 +           940 s.f. newly remodeled                   ROOMMATES                                                                                                    Senior defensive back Devon Krakowski’s fumble recovery
                                                                          commercial property avail-                                                              B U N I O        N     E L    L           A P E S
EAST End, private, 3 + 2 +           dep., 646-1536.                                                                                                  B   O   A   R D E D            S I R L    O I N     S T I C K               was one of Villanova Prep’s few highlights last week during a
                                                                          able downtown. Lots of                        WANTED
den, 2 f/p, pool, orchard.                                                windows & light, 2nd floor.                                                  U   N   D   E R T I C        K I N G      T O E     T O T O E               41-12 loss at Malibu. The loss ended Villanova’s playoff
Available Nov.15th, $1,950           OAK VIEW 3 bdrm., 2 ba.,
                                     pool, quiet, near schools,           Please contact Charlie,                                                     S   C   O   N E   U P        E N D S      O N E     O N O N E               hopes.
mo., 805-798-3682.                                                        525-7215.                            SHARE apt., n/s, $400
                                     avail. Dec. 1,    $1,950.                                                 mo., utils incl., 640-7273.            T   E   S   T Y   M A        N G O        N A D     A   N O T
HOUSE with hilltop view, 1           Bob, (714) 713-6061.                 DOWNTOWN Ojai, 1,850
bdrm., 2-car garage, large                                                sq. tt., bathroom, office,
yard & porch, $1,500 mo.,
Amy, 640-0824.
                                     SWITCHING nests? I’ll
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                                     less. 646-2237.                      spaces. RETAIL READY                                                   CHECK US OUT!
UPPER Ojai rustic 3 + 1,
                                     A gem. 3 + 1 + sun room,
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fenced yard, no smoking,
$1,275 mo. + deposit, 646-           w/d, fireplace, fruit trees, SMALL business space in                                                                                                                                                 Call Today! 646-1476, Ext. 12
                                     $1,800 mo., 525-2087.       Oak View, $450, (805)
3587.                                                            402-2686.


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           OVN11-04-04                  The registrant has not yet        a fictitious business name in         CLERK OF VENTURA                     begun to transact business under          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                  Date: 11/9/04                         Commission will consider
   Published Ojai Valley News        begun to transact business under     violation of the rights of another   COUNTY ON 10/25/2004.                the fictitious business name or              NAME STATEMENT                   NAMES STATEMENT MUST                   THIS STATEMENT WAS                  recommending to the Ojai City
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       File Number 04-19008                DECLARE THAT ALL               ——————————                           STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY                  INFORMATION IN THIS              BUSINESS AS: Taylor, Scoles             authorize the use in this state of     I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT               new development within the
   THE FOLLOWING                         INFORMATION IN THIS                         OVN11-12-04               OFFICE.                               STATEMENT IS TRUE AND               & Bartels, 540 Sespe Ave., Ste.         a fictitious business name in         THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY              City. The impact fees would be
PERSON(S) HAS (HAVE)                  STATEMENT IS TRUE AND                  Published Ojai Valley News        PHILIP J. SCHMIT                                CORRECT.                  2, Fillmore, CA 93015                   violation of the rights of another   OF THE ORIGINAL                       imposed on all new development
ABANDONED THE USE OF                             CORRECT.                  November 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2004       Ventura County Clerk                 A registrant who declares as true        Full Name of Registrant:            under federal, state, or common      STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY               within the City to fund the
THE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS              A registrant who declares as true         FICTITIOUS BUSINESS               NOTICE – THIS                         information, which he or she      John F. Scoles                          law (See Section 14411 et seq.,      OFFICE.                               construction of necessary
NAME(S): Ojai Inspirations,             information, which he or she             NAME STATEMENT                FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                   knows to be false, is guilty of a   981 Foothill Drive                      Bus. & Prof. Code).                  PHILIP J. SCHMIT                      circulation system
325 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai, CA            knows to be false, is guilty of a          File Number 04-18379          NAME STATEMENT                           crime (B&P Code § 17913)         Fillmore, CA 93015                      ——————————                           Ventura County Clerk                  improvements to accommodate
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Statement referred to above was      /s/MICHEL ETCHART                    BUSINESS AS: (1) Foxy Brown          THE OFFICE OF THE                    Date: 11/3/04                           The registrant commenced to             November 12, 19 & 26, 2004        NAME STATEMENT                        with the Ojai General Plan. The
filed on 5-19-03 in the County        Date: 10/20/04                       Couture, (2) Foxy Brown, (3)         COUNTY CLERK. A NEW                     THIS STATEMENT WAS                transact business under the                      December 3, 2004            EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM               impact fees will be deposited in
of Ventura.                             THIS STATEMENT WAS                Foxy Couture, (4) Foxy, 5900         FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                  FILED WITH THE COUNTY                fictitious business name or                   FICTITIOUS BUSINESS             THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN              a separate account to be used
   File Number: FBNS 03-3024         FILED WITH THE COUNTY                Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 2380, Los       NAMES STATEMENT MUST                 CLERK OF VENTURA                     names listed above on                          NAME STATEMENT                THE OFFICE OF THE                     only for such circulation system
   Full Name of Registrant:          CLERK OF VENTURA                     Angeles, CA 90036. Mailing           BE FILED BEFORE THAT                 COUNTY ON 11/03/2004.                9/01/1981.                                     File Number 04-19803          COUNTY CLERK. A NEW                   improvements. The ordinance is
Amy Girod Zuniga                     COUNTY ON 10/20/2004.                Address: (same).                     TIME. The filing of this                 I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT                  BY SIGNING BELOW, I                   THE FOLLOWING                     FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                   exempt from the California
1947 Silver Spur                        I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT                 Full Name of Registrant:         statement does not of itself         THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY                   DECLARE THAT ALL                  PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING             NAMES STATEMENT MUST                  Environmental Quality Act.
Ojai, CA 93023                       THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY             Deborah L. Herron Brown              authorize the use in this state of   OF THE ORIGINAL                          INFORMATION IN THIS                 BUSINESS AS: Bryant Circle           BE FILED BEFORE THAT                     Further information about
     BY SIGNING BELOW, I             OF THE ORIGINAL                      4522 Grand Ave.                      a fictitious business name in         STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY                STATEMENT IS TRUE AND                 Mini-Storage, 412 Bryant Circle,     TIME. The filing of this               these matters is available from
      DECLARE THAT ALL               STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY              Ojai, CA 93023                       violation of the rights of another   OFFICE.                                          CORRECT.                    Ojai, CA 93023                       statement does not of itself          the Community Development
    INFORMATION IN THIS              OFFICE.                                  Full Name of Registrant:         under federal, state, or common      PHILIP J. SCHMIT                     A registrant who declares as true           Full Name of Registrant:         authorize the use in this state of    Department at 401 South
  STATEMENT IS TRUE AND              PHILIP J. SCHMIT                     Joseph B. Brown                      law (See Section 14411 et seq.,      Ventura County Clerk                    information, which he or she         Calabasas Estates, LLC               a fictitious business name in          Ventura Street, Mondays
            CORRECT.                 Ventura County Clerk                 4522 Grand Ave.                      Bus. & Prof. Code).                     NOTICE – THIS                      knows to be false, is guilty of a      13369 Ventura Blvd.                  violation of the rights of another    through Thursdays from 7 a.m.
A registrant who declares as true       NOTICE – THIS                     Ojai, CA 93023                       ——————————                           FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                      crime (B&P Code § 17913)            Sherman Oaks, CA 91423               under federal, state, or common       to 5:30 p.m., or by calling (805)
   information, which he or she      FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                     This Business is conducted by               OVN11-13-04                NAME STATEMENT                       John F. Scoles                             State of incorporation/           law (See Section 14411 et seq.,       640-2555. Anyone who seeks to
 knows to be false, is guilty of a   NAME STATEMENT                       husband and wife.                       Published Ojai Valley News        EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM              /s/JOHN F. SCOLES                       organization/registration: CA        Bus. & Prof. Code).                   challenge the decision of the
   crime. (B&P Code § 17913)         EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM                 The registrant commenced to         November 12, 19 & 26, 2004         THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN             Date: 11-2-04                              This Business is conducted by     ——————————                            Planning Commission in court
Amy Girod Zuniga                     THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN             transact business under the                  December 3, 2004             THE OFFICE OF THE                       THIS STATEMENT WAS                   a limited liability company.                   OVN11-19-04                 with respect to these matters
/s/AMY ZUNIGA                        THE OFFICE OF THE                    fictitious business name or               FICTITIOUS BUSINESS              COUNTY CLERK. A NEW                  FILED WITH THE COUNTY                      The registrant commenced to          Published Ojai Valley News         may be limited to raising only
   THIS STATEMENT WAS                COUNTY CLERK. A NEW                  names listed above on 10-25-04.           NAME STATEMENT                  FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                  CLERK OF VENTURA                        transact business under the                 November 19, 2004              those issues raised at the public
FILED WITH THE COUNTY                FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                       BY SIGNING BELOW, I                  File Number 04-19220            NAMES STATEMENT MUST                 COUNTY ON 11/05/2004.                   fictitious business name or                   PUBLIC NOTICE                 hearing described in this notice
CLERK OF VENTURA                     NAMES STATEMENT MUST                       DECLARE THAT ALL                 THE FOLLOWING                      BE FILED BEFORE THAT                    I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT                names listed above on 11-1-04.               OJAI PLANNING                 or in written correspondence
COUNTY ON 11/01/2004.                BE FILED BEFORE THAT                     INFORMATION IN THIS              PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING             TIME. The filing of this              THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY                     BY SIGNING BELOW, I                      COMMISSION                   delivered to the City at or prior
PHILIP J. SCHMIT                     TIME. The filing of this                STATEMENT IS TRUE AND              BUSINESS AS: Ranchos                 statement does not of itself         OF THE ORIGINAL                               DECLARE THAT ALL                 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN              to the public hearing. A public
County Clerk                         statement does not of itself                     CORRECT.                 Trading Company, 928 E. Ojai         authorize the use in this state of   STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY                     INFORMATION IN THIS              that the City of Ojai Planning        hearing has also been tentatively
   ANY PERSON WHO                    authorize the use in this state of   A registrant who declares as true    Ave., Ojai, CA 93023. Mailing        a fictitious business name in         OFFICE.                                   STATEMENT IS TRUE AND              Commission will hold a public         scheduled for City Council
EXECUTES, FILES, OR                  a fictitious business name in            information, which he or she      Address: 3584 Calle Moreno,          violation of the rights of another   PHILIP J. SCHMIT                                    CORRECT.                 hearing on the following item on      review and decision regarding
PUBLISHES ANY                        violation of the rights of another    knows to be false, is guilty of a   Ojai, CA 93023                       under federal, state, or common      Ventura County Clerk                    A registrant who declares as true    Wednesday, December 1, 2004,          the proposed ordinance on
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                  under federal, state, or common          crime (B&P Code § 17913)            Full Name of Registrant:          law (See Section 14411 et seq.,         NOTICE – THIS                           information, which he or she      at 7:30 p.m. in the Council           December 14, 2004.
NAME STATEMENT,                      law (See Section 14411 et seq.,      Deborah L. Herron Brown              Nancy Main                           Bus. & Prof. Code).                  FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                      knows to be false, is guilty of a   Chambers of Ojai City Hall, 401          November 17, 2004
KNOWING THAT SUCH                    Bus. & Prof. Code).                  /s/DEBORAH L. HERRON                 3584 Calle Moreno                    ——————————                           NAME STATEMENT                              crime (B&P Code § 17913)         S. Ventura St., Ojai, California.     /s/ROBERT CASIAS
STATEMENT IS FALSE, IN               ——————————                           BROWN                                Ojai, CA 93023                                 OVN11-14-04                EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM                 Calabasas Estates, LLC               Any interested persons may            Robert Casias, AICP
WHOLE OR IN PART, IS                            OVN11-07-04               Date: 10-18-04                         This Business is conducted by         Published Ojai Valley News        THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN                David Spielgel                       appear before said Commission         Community Development
GUILTY OF A                             Published Ojai Valley News           THIS STATEMENT WAS                an individual.                         November 12, 19 & 26, 2004         THE OFFICE OF THE                       /s/DAVID SPIELGEL                    and present their views.              Director
MISDEMEANOR AND UPON                       November 5 & 19, 2004          FILED WITH THE COUNTY                  The registrant has not yet                 December 3, 2004             COUNTY CLERK. A NEW                     Managing Member                        1. The Ojai Planning
CONVICTION THEREOF                            PUBLIC NOTICE
SHALL BE FINED NOT TO                       OJAI CITY COUNCIL
EXCEED ONE THOUSAND                           NOVEMBER AND
DOLLARS ($1000). (B&P Code                DECEMBER MEETING
§ 17930)                                         SCHEDULE
——————————                              NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
           OVN11-05-04               that the Tuesday, November 23,




                                                                                                                                                                                                               Service
   Published Ojai Valley News        2004 and December 28, 2004
 November 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2004       regularly scheduled meetings of
     FICTITIOUS BUSINESS             the Ojai City Council have been
       NAME STATEMENT                canceled.
       File Number 04-19009                      NOVEMBER
   THE FOLLOWING                        The Ojai City Council will
PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING             meet Tuesday, November 9,
BUSINESS AS: Ojai                    2004 at 7:30 pm in the Ojai City
Inspirations, 325 E. Ojai Ave.,      Council Chambers, 401 South




                                                                                                                                                                                                              Directory
Ojai, CA 93023                       Ventura Street, Ojai, California.
    Full Name of Registrant:                     DECEMBER
Brenda A. Michaels                      The Ojai City Council will
229 W. Oak View Ave.                 meet Tuesday, December 14,
Oak View, CA 93022                   2004 at 7:30 pm in the Ojai City
   This Business is conducted by     Council Chambers, 401 South
an individual.                       Ventura Street, Ojai, California.
   The registrant commenced to          Date: October 29, 2004
transact business under the                /s/CARLON STROBEL
fictitious business name or                      Carlon Strobel
names listed above on                  City Clerk for the City of Ojai
November 1, 2004.                    ——————————
     BY SIGNING BELOW, I                        OVN11-11-04                                                                                                                                                                                                                                EXTERIOR
      DECLARE THAT ALL                  Published Ojai Valley News
    INFORMATION IN THIS               November 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2004                                                                                                                                                                                                                        CLEANING
  STATEMENT IS TRUE AND                   FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
            CORRECT.
A registrant who declares as true
                                            NAME STATEMENT
                                            File Number 04-18373
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   EXTERIOR DETAIL
   information, which he or she         THE FOLLOWING                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Top to Bottom Cleaning
 knows to be false, is guilty of a   PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING
    crime (B&P Code § 17913)         BUSINESS AS: (1) Bohemian                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Roofs • Gutters • Decks
Brenda A. Michaels
/s/BRENDA A. MICHAELS
                                     Brand, (2) World Couture, (3)
                                     Bohemian Brand World
                                                                                                                                                                  FENCING                                                     HANDIMAN                                              Windows • Walls • etc.
Date: 01 Nov. 04
   THIS STATEMENT WAS
                                     Couture, 12609 Sisar Road,
                                     Ojai, CA 93023                                       CONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Call for FREE  276-2769
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Estimate Lic. #824855 Bonded & Insured
FILED WITH THE COUNTY                    Full Name of Registrant:                                                                                             NEED A FENCE?                                           •Plumbing •Carpentry
                                                                                           & CONCRETE
CLERK OF VENTURA
COUNTY ON 11/01/2004.
                                     Mary Maranville
                                     12609 Sisar Road
                                                                                                                                                              Call Ron Larimore                                        •Cement Work •Tile
   I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT             Ojai, CA 93023                                                                                                            (805) 231-9910                                           •Home Inspection
                                                                                                                                                         30 years experience
THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY
OF THE ORIGINAL
                                         Full Name of Registrant:
                                     Cynthia Dietrich                                 Coastal Constructors                                          wood, ornamental iron, chainlink,                                 (805) 750-9698                                                     REMODEL
STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY              233 Avenida de la Vereda
                                                                                                                                                       corrals, dog runs, gates.                                                                                                        & ADDITIONS
OFFICE.                              Ojai, CA 93023                                   Custom Home Construction                                                                                                            NO JOB TOO SMALL!
PHILIP J. SCHMIT                        This Business is conducted by                                                                                     INSTALLATION - REPAIRS - REMOVAL
Ventura County Clerk
   NOTICE – THIS
                                     co-partners.
                                        The registrant commenced to
                                                                                         1st & 2nd Story Additions                                                                                                                                                                     COLE CONSTRUCTION
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                  transact business under the                      Architectural Design & Planning                                                                                                                                                                   GENERAL CONTRACTOR Lic#501504
NAME STATEMENT                       fictitious business name or                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kitchens & Bathrooms
EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM              names listed above on 10/18/04.                  Structural Repair & Restoration                                                                                             – YUVA CONSTRUCTION –
THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN                  BY SIGNING BELOW, I                                                                                                 GARDENING                                             Small Remodels And Improvements                                  • Additions & Remodels
THE OFFICE OF THE                          DECLARE THAT ALL                             Dedicated & Attentive Staff
COUNTY CLERK. A NEW                      INFORMATION IN THIS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Doors • Windows • Decks • Closets                             • Tile Work • Site Drainage
                                                                                           Ojai Chamber Of Commerce                                         * * * STAR * * *                                       COMPLETE HANDIMAN SERVICE
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                    STATEMENT IS TRUE AND                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Foundations Replaced
NAMES STATEMENT MUST                             CORRECT.                              Ventura County Contractors Assoc.                                                                                                        368-0834 - cell
BE FILED BEFORE THAT                 A registrant who declares as true                 Tri-Counties Better Business Bureau
                                                                                                                                                          GARDENING SERVICE                                                                                                     Cell 896-6784 • Office 569-3955
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               646-0865 - home
TIME. The filing of this                 information, which he or she                                                                                 * Lawn Maintenance * Tree Work
statement does not of itself          knows to be false, is guilty of a
                                                                                                                                                       * General Clean-Up * Hauling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  #           Since 1992 • Lic. # 546139B        #              ––––25 YEARS EXPERIENCE––––
authorize the use in this state of       crime (B&P Code § 17913)                     LIC# 541644-B       (805) 640-1351                                                                                                                                                        224 Valley Road, Oak View, CA 93023
a fictitious business name in         Mary Maranville                                                                                                  * Sprinkler System * Seed * Sod
violation of the rights of another   /s/MARY MARANVILLE
under federal, state, or common      Date: 10/25/04                                                                                                  640-0747 - 794-1772
law (See Section 14411 et seq.,         THIS STATEMENT WAS
Bus. & Prof. Code).                  FILED WITH THE COUNTY                                                                                                                                                                    PAINTING                                                    TILE WORK
——————————                           CLERK OF VENTURA                                     BOOKKEEPING
           OVN11-06-04
   Published Ojai Valley News
 November 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2004
                                     COUNTY ON 10/25/2004.
                                        I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT
                                     THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY
                                                                                       ! I can help you, now, really!                                             EFRAIN’S                                            A&B PAINTING • 208-5921
     FICTITIOUS BUSINESS             OF THE ORIGINAL                                           SMART bookkeeping                                              GARDENING SERVICE                                           Paint It Right The First Time
       NAME STATEMENT                STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY                                EFFECTIVE Tax Planning                                    Maintenance • Clean-Up’s/Hauling
       File Number 04-18100          OFFICE.                                             REWARDING Financial Analysis                                Irrigation Repair • Weed Abatement                            •free estimates •affordable pricing
   THE FOLLOWING                     PHILIP J. SCHMIT                                                                                                      Removal of Dirt & Cement                               •interior/exterior •drywall/stucco repair                      Free Estimates               Cell: 798-2929
PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING             Ventura County Clerk                             AT A FRACTION of the cost of a C.P.A.?                         Tractor Work • Tree Triming/Pruning
BUSINESS AS: Ojai                       NOTICE – THIS                                    ! Free consultation, I come to you.                                                                                          •wallpaper removal & texture                               Licensed & Bonded          Residence: 649-4764
Newsstand, 327 E. Ojai Ave.,         FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                              Robyn Wilson (805) 795-2888 CALL NOW
                                                                                                                                                    Free Estimates -15 yrs. exp.    646-2917                      •refinish cabinets • accoustic repair                           C.S.L. #723746
Ojai, CA 93023                       NAME STATEMENT
    Full Name of Registrant:         EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM
Michel Etchart                       THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN
151 El Camino Dr.                    THE OFFICE OF THE
Ojai, CA 93023                       COUNTY CLERK. A NEW
    Full Name of Registrant:         FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
Vickil Etchart                       NAMES STATEMENT MUST                                   • A 3-month contracted space. • 3 sizes to choose from.                                                                                • All ads must be paid for in advance.
151 El Camino Dr.                    BE FILED BEFORE THAT
Ojai, CA 93023                       TIME. The filing of this
   This Business is conducted by     statement does not of itself                                                                                             Call 646-1476, Ext. 10 to advertise
husband and wife.                    authorize the use in this state of
     Ojai Valley News
    Friday, Nov. 19, 2004
          Page B-6


     Christ Church Ojai:
                                      Houses of Worship
                                      about the Christian faith and            beginning at 6:45 p.m. High-
                                                                                                                             Ojai Valley Ministerial Association
   To all who are spiritually         desiring new Christian friends           schoolers can come worship and
weary and seek rest; all who          will find a warm welcome at First        hang out and learn about ways to
struggle and long for comfort; to
all who struggle and desire hope;
                                      Baptist Church. Ojai Valley
                                      residents are also invited to
                                                                               grow their faith at ACES on
                                                                               Thursdays at 7 p.m. Kids can join
                                                                                                                               All comes from God on Thanksgiving
to all who sin and need a savior;     submit prayer requests to the            All Stars any time for $6, which                   By Bill Olivas                                                                                                     Very likely they are self-centered
to all who are strangers and yearn    church’s prayer ministry by              includes the activity book. All                                                                                                                                       people; people who believe
                                                                                                                                  Ministerial Association                                                                                            everything is about them.
for home; to all who hunger and       calling 646-4788.                        Stars meet every Wednesday from
thirst after righteousness; and to        The First Baptist Church of Ojai     6:30 to 8 p.m. for games, activities              A commercial for hair                                                                                                  We don’t know the exact
whoever will come; this church        is located at 930 Grand Ave. Call        and Bible lessons developed for               products says, “Because you’re                                                                                          nature of the “apple” of Adam
opens wide her doors and offers       646-3333 for more information.           children ages 4 years old through             worth it.” It is true that we have a                                                                                    and Eve, but we are told our first
                                                                               sixth grade.Call the church office            great dignity as children of God,                                                                                       parents wanted to be like God.
welcome in the name of the risen
                                                                               at 646-4324 for details.                      but sometimes the attitude                                                                                              They wanted to claim for
Lord Jesus Christ.                     Ojai Presbyterian Church:                                                             implied in the commercial
   All are welcome to join Christ                                                 For more than 45 years, OVCC                                                                                                                                       themselves all the rights of God:
                                          All are welcome to join the                                                        becomes equivalent to “I deserve                                                                                        They wanted to be the center of
Church Ojai for worship on            congregation at Ojai Presbyterian        has welcomed those from every
                                                                               walk of life and want all who                 it.” When someone believes that                                                                                         everything, know everything,
Sunday at 9 a.m. Pastor Roy R.        Church in lifting hearts and minds                                                     the world revolves around him or
Bennett is preaching a sermon for                                              come to services to feel                                                                                                                                              control everything, and have a
                                      in worship to the risen Lord. This                                                     her, good things given as mere                                                                                          right to demand everything. This
Christ the Kind Day entitled “The     week, the study of the “Acts of the      comfortable and loved. Nursery
                                                                               care is provided at all services and          gifts might be confused with                                                                                            seems to have been their
Kingdom Coming Near,” from            Apostles” will continue.                                                               rights. This leads to being
Matthew 4:12-25. A nursery                                                     casual dress is always welcome.                                                                                                                                       (mistaken) idea of God.
                                          The church worship schedule                                                        demanding and ungrateful. A                                                                                                Thanksgiving is a good day to
equipped with sound is available      offers three morning services. The          Transportation for the Sunday
                                                                               service may be arranged by                    lack of gratitude is a sign of self-                                                                                    recognize that everything comes
for mothers with infants.             first is a contemporary service at 8                                                   centeredness. It is the attitude of
   Fall Bible studies have                                                     calling 646-9730. Call as early in                                                                                                                                    from God and also to cultivate in
                                      a.m. with nursery and toddler                                                          those who say: “Not only do I                                                                                           ourselves a grateful attitude —
concluded for the Advent season,      care. The second service, at 9:15        advance as possible.
                                                                                                                             deserve it, everything is owed to                                                                                       giving thanks for the services,
but will resume in January. Christ    a.m., will be a contemporary                OVCC is located at 907 El                  me and life should not bring me
                                                                               Centro St. at the corner of Loma                                                                                                                                      favors, and small or big signs of
Church Ojai will host a Lessons       service with Sunday school for                                                         anything negative or difficult.”                                                                                        affection that we receive. It is also
and Carols Service on Dec. 12 at      nursery through eighth grade, and        Drive in the Mira Monte area. For                 What is absolutely true,
                                                                               more information, call 646-4234.                                                                                                                                      a day to acknowledge the many
The Lutheran Church of Our            the service at 10:45 a.m. will be                                                      however, is that no one deserves                                                                                        sacrifices other people make so
Redeemer at 1290 E. Grand Ave.        traditional with nursery and                                                           anything good or bad. Everything                                                                                        that our own life can be easier.
in Ojai and on Dec. 19 at The First   toddler care. The evening                         St. Andrew’s                         is a gift from God. Whatever good                      In contrast, an attitude of                                      We give thanks for all the love we
Lutheran Church at 78 Chrisman        contemporary worship service is                 Episcopal Church:                      happens to us is not because of                     gratitude is a humble and                                           receive because we are worth it,
Ave. in Ventura. All are              at 6 p.m. and offers a children’s            St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church             rights; it is a fruit from the kindness             truthful attitude. A grateful                                       but not because we deserve it.
encouraged to attend and enjoy        program for nursery through sixth        is an inclusive Eucharistic                   of God and from the kindness of                     person knows that he or she has a
refreshments following the            grade. Personal beepers are              community. This Sunday, the Rev.              other people around us.                             great dignity, granted by God.                                         Father Bill Olivas, O.S.A., is
service.                              distributed to parents of infants        Coryl J. Lassen will celebrate                    A self-centered society, just                   Instead of demanding, this                                          associate pastor at St. Thomas
   Christ Church Ojai is a            and toddlers.                            Pentecost 23, with a Rite I, Holy             like a self-centered individual,                    person simply thanks God and                                        Aquinas Catholic Church in Ojai.
congregation of the Presbyterian          Ojai Presbyterian Church is          Eucharist at 8 a.m. At 10 a.m. a              does not need the feast of                          others. Are there people in our                                     The opinions expressed are those of
Church in America and meets at        located at 304 N. Foothill Road.         Rite II, Holy Eucharist with music            Thanksgiving. Gratitude is                          family who sometimes demand                                         the author and not necessarily those
The Lutheran Church of Our            Call 646-1437 for more                   is offered. Coffee hour in Fisher             superfluous if what we get is                       everything, even with shouting,                                     of his church, the ministerial
Redeemer, 1290 E. Grand Ave.          information.                             Hall follows the 10 a.m. Eucharist.           owed to us.                                         threats, or other manipulation?                                     association, or the Ojai Valley News.
Call the church office at 646-5101                                             Everyone is welcome. Child care
or      e-mail      Bennett      at         Symphony of Life                   is available during the 10 a.m.               Road and Ojai Avenue. For more                      and gravy will be furnished.                                        reinforce the lesson.
roy@ojaipca.org for more                                                       Eucharist. The nursery is located
information.                                    Church of                                                                    information, call 646-1885.                         Attendees are asked to bring a                                         Join in a time of fellowship
                                                                               in the Church School Building.                                                                    favorite potato dish, salad,                                        immediately after service.
                                            Religious Science:                 Infants and children up to age 3
                                         Lead minister, the Rev.                                                                     Ojai United                                 vegetable dish and/or a dessert                                     Refreshments are served. Please
    Ojai Friends Worship                                                       are welcome. “Catechisis of the                                                                   and     table      service.     For                                 come as you are. All are welcome.
     Group (Quakers):                 Katherine Hope, welcomes all to          Good Shepherd,” a Montessori-                       Methodist Church:
                                      join this abundant spiritual                                                              If you need a ride to church for                 reservations, call 646-3528. A                                         The Ojai Valley Bible Study
   Hear the two-minute recorded                                                based curriculum, Sunday school                                                                   Holiday Boutique, furnished by                                      will not be meeting this Thursday
                                      community, vibrant with the              for children ages 3 through 12, is            Sunday worship service at Ojai
Quaker Dial-a-Thought for this        energy of unconditional love and                                                                                                           the Sew ‘n’ Sew ladies group, will                                  night in order to celebrate
coming week, starting Sunday at                                                held at 10 a.m.                               United Methodist Church, call
                                      joy, which embraces people of all                                                      646-3528 by noon on Saturday                        be on display in the church school                                  Thanksgiving. This community
noon; phone 646-0939 or visit                                                      Tuesday Morning Prayer at                                                                     office beginning at 5 p.m. and                                      Bible study group is open to
                                      ages, ethnicities, lifestyles and        6:45 a.m. at St. Andrew’s is quiet,           and leave a message.
homepage.mac.com/deweyval/O           faiths. Through the teachings of                                                                                                           following the dinner.                                               everyone and normally meets at7
jaiFriends/index.html.                                                         intimate,       inclusive       and              The Sunday schedule begins
                                      “Science of Mind and Eternal                                                           with an Adult Bible Study, led by                      The sanctuary is open Monday                                     p.m. at Chapel by the Pines, 195
   Ojai Friends Worship Group                                                  transformative. Although the                                                                      through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4                                     Mahoney Ave. in Oak View.
                                      Truths,” spiritual practices of          Morning Prayer Service from the               Gary Nelson, at 9 a.m. Sunday
will     hold       its     regular   prayer and meditation, we realize,                                                                                                         p.m. for prayer and meditation.                                     Pastor Dan will resume his
unprogrammed worship service                                                   New Zealand prayer book is most               morning worship begins at 10:15
                                      manifest and celebrate our               frequently used, the choice of                a.m. in the sanctuary. Kids Own                        Ojai United Methodist Church                                     teaching on “How to Study Your
Sunday at 10 a.m. Call 646-0939       oneness and union with God —                                                                                                               is located at 120 Church Road,                                      Bible” when the group meets
for the location of the meeting.                                               service format is at the discretion           Worship (for fourth through sixth
                                      the infinite, in-dwelling love-          of the lector. Rites I and II from            grades) is held in the Fireside                     across from Nordhoff High                                           again on Dec. 2. Youngsters are
The public is invited to attend.      intelligence which governs the                                                                                                             School. All are invited to celebrate                                invited to join in the Youth Bible
                                                                               the “Book of Common Prayer” are               Room. The Youth Class meets in
                                      universe.                                also used.                                    Room 7. Child care is available in                  Christ’s love in faith, fellowship,                                 Study and children can learn
    K’hilat Ha’Aloneem:                  Pre-service meditation begins                                                                                                           tolerance and spiritual growth at                                   God’s truth in Calvary Kids Club.
   Today at 7:30 p.m. at the Jewish                                                Wednesday Night Eucharist                 the nursery for children ages 0
                                      at 10:10 a.m. and the Sunday             and Meditation is a small, quiet                                                                  the Methodist Church, known for                                     Call 640-9498 for more
Community of the Oaks, 530 W. El      service starts at 10:30 a.m. Child                                                     through 4.
                                                                               service which uses some new and                  On this Thanksgiving Sunday,                     its open hearts, open minds and                                     information.
Roblar Drive, Rabbi Micah             care is available at 10 a.m. This                                                                                                          open doors. Questions? Call the
Hyman will lead the congregation                                               creative prayers. The brief                   Pastor David M. Burgeson’s
                                      Sunday’s service will be held at         Eucharist be held Nov. 17 at 7                                                                    church office at 646-3528.                                              The Lutheran Church
and visitors in Sabbath services.     the Ojai Valley Woman’s Club,                                                          sermon will be based on the
All are welcome to attend. Call                                                p.m. and is followed by a 20-                 Scripture, John 6:25-35.                                                                                                     of Our Redeemer:
                                      441 E. Ojai Ave.                         minute       centering      prayer                                                                           Calvary Chapel
646-4464 or 640-8878 for more            This week’s talk will be given                                                         Assisting in worship will                                                                                               Sunday worship will be held at
information.                                                                   meditation, which is characterized            beEileen Vocke as Scripture                                   Christian Church:                                         The Lutheran Church of Our
                                      by the Rev. Diana Trent. Pre-            by gently making space in the
                                      service meditation will be                                                             reader, Louise Shaffer and                              Calvary Chapel Christian                                        Redeemer, 1290 E. Grand Ave., at
    The Lutheran Church                                                        mind for God. After the                       Marjorie Wichman as greeters,                       Church of the Ojai Valley will                                      11 a.m. The sermon theme for this
                                      facilitated by practitioner Paula        meditation, those who wish may
     of the Holy Cross:               Gentry Marx. Musical inspiration                                                       and Ray Benny, Ron Hays and                         celebrate Sunday morning                                            Sunday of Christ the King is
                                                                               spend a few minutes sharing their             Melissa Gosaynie as ushers.                         worship service at the Oak View                                     “Showing Forth the Lord’s Death
   This Sunday at the 10 a.m.         will be provided by Ed Provost           experience and asking questions.
worship service at The Lutheran       and Frank Morgan.                                                                         For the morning anthem, the                      Community Center, 18 Valley                                         Until He Comes.” We are called to
                                                                                   Taize prayer is held the second           Chancel Choir, directed by Robert                   Road in Oak View. Pastor Dan                                        worship and praise the triune
Church of the Holy Cross the title       There is an active prayer             Wednesday of each month at 7
of the message will be “God Made      ministry for weekly prayer. Prayer                                                     Aswad and accompanied by                            Nelson will teach from the New                                      God. Today we reflect on why we
                                                                               p.m. All are welcome join in the              Shirley Leak, will sing “Canticle                   Testament book of 2 Timothy,                                        worship in the manner in which
Us All Inventors.” We invent          work with a practitioner is              age-old Christian tradition of
ourselves a little each day with      available immediately following                                                        of Thanksgiving” by Dale Wood.                      Chapter 1. This Sunday’s teaching                                   we do as Lutheran Christians.
                                                                               Scripture reading, prayer, quiet
our attitude. As Christians, we       the service or by appointment. For                                                     The Handbell and Chime choirs,                      is entitled “Not Ashamed.”                                             The Education Hour begins at
                                                                               time and chants as practiced by
work to invent a better self by       more information, call 640-1505.         the Brothers of the Taize                     under the direction of Elaine                           Contemporary worship begins                                     9:45 a.m., studying the book of
asking God to help us develop a                                                Community of Southern France.                 Nelson, will play “Give Thanks”                     promptly at 9:30 a.m. with the                                      Genesis. Our Redeemer’s worship
better outlook and character.                 Ojai Valley                      This simple prayer service is open            and “For the Beauty of the Earth.”                  teaching immediately following.                                     services can be viewed Tuesdays
However, we are human and                  Community Church:                   and meaningful to people of all                  Sunday at 5:30 p.m., the annual                  Children are led to their                                           at 4 p.m. on Cable Channel 10.
often fall short. Yet, instead of        Services are held at Ojai Valley      ages and faith backgrounds.                   Thanksgiving Potluck will be held                   classrooms after worship where                                         All are welcome to worship
saying, “Why try?” — we say,          Community Church on Saturday                 St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church             in Peterson Hall and it is open to                  they are taught at their level of                                   and experience the peace and joy
with God’s help we’ll progress —      at 6:30 p.m. in the Youth Center         is located on the corner of Bristol           all. Fresh-baked turkey, stuffing                   understanding with a craft to                                       of the Living Christ. Call 646-2064.
not perfection.                       and at 10 a.m. on Sunday in the
   At 9 a.m., there is an adult       church sanctuary.
forumled by Lon Kirkgaard. At 10         Pastor Paul Bergmann will take                                                         Calvary Chapel of the Ojai Valley                                 Evening Praise - 6:00 pm                           St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
a.m., there is Sunday school for      a week off from his series, “Life                                                           Oak View Community Center 18 Valley Rd.                Ojai Presbyterian Church                                     185 St. Thomas Dr. • Meiners Oaks • 646-4338
children. They begin worship and      for Dummies.” Instead he will                                                                     640-9498 - Pastor: Dan Nelson                     304 N. Foothill Road • 646-1437                                     Monday-Friday - 6:30 & 9:00 am
after the children’s message leave                                                                                                        Sunday Worship - 9:30 am                            Sunday Worship Services                                Saturday - 8:00 am & 5:00 pm • Spanish 7:30 pm
                                      present a Thanksgiving message                                                             Verse-by-Verse, Chapter-by-Chapter Teaching
for “SonGames,” the Sunday                                                                                                                                                          8:00 am - Contemporary (Nursery & Toddler Care)                             Sunday 7:30 am & 10:30 am
                                      as we reflect on what God has                                                                 Contemporary Worship / Casual Dress
school experience.                    done for us. The Worship Team                                                                      Nursery & Children’s Classes            9:15 am - Contemporary (Children’s Program - Nursery - 8th grade)    Wesleyan Church of Ojai Valley
   All are invited to share the       will lead the congregation in                                                                         Calvarychapel.org/ojai                   10:45 am - Traditional (Nursery & Toddler Care)                         S. Ventura & Topa Topa Streets •
warmth of God’s love at Holy          singing and worship. Children                                                                                                              6:00 pm - Contemporary (Children’s Program - Nursery - 8th grade)     Ojai • 646-1586 • Sunday School - 9:20 am
Cross.                                age 4 through fourth grade will be                                                                Chapel By the Pines                                                                                                     Sunday Worship - 10:45 am
   The Lutheran Church of the         signed in for the children’s church                                                                       (First Baptist)                        Ojai Friends Worship Group
                                                                                                                                                                                                       (Quakers)
Holy Cross is located at 1212         program. Sunday school classes                                                                195 Mahoney • Oak View • 649-1323



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      T  he Ojai Valley
Maricopa Highway. For more                                                                                                      Sunday Worship - 9:45 am • Tuesday - 7:00 pm            Unprogrammed meetings Sunday 10 am
                                      for adults and seventh- through                                                                                                             Call Dial-a-Thought, 646-0939 for meeting place or
information, call 646-5652. For       12th-graders begin at 9 a.m.                                                                       Christ Church Ojai
more information regarding the           Discover the joy of Christmas              Christian Science                                 (Presbyterian Church in America)
                                                                                                                                                                                   http://www.home.earthlink.net/~vals/OjaiFriends/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ministerial
Holy Cross Preschool and Kids’        at OVCC. “Angel Alert! The Night                                                             1290 E. Grand Ave. Ojai, CA 646-5101              Ojai United Methodist Church
Club, call 646-8121.                  that Heaven Came Down” will be
                                      presented Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. and
                                                                                      FIRST CHURCH
                                                                                   OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
                                                                                                                                Worship/Communion Service – Sunday 9:00 am                120 Church Rd. • Ojai • 646-3528
                                                                                                                                                                                             Sunday Worship - 10:15 am
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Association
                                                                                                                                 Community Bible Study – Wednesday 7 pm
    First Baptist Church              Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. The entire cast
                                                                                                                                   Church of the Living Christ
                                                                                                                                                                                         Sunday School & Child Care - 9:30 am                          Invites You to
           of Ojai:                   of 70 children is made up of              N. Blanche & Oak St, Ojai • 646-4901                                                                Ojai Valley Baptist Church (SBC)
   During worship this Sunday at
11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church
                                      angels. They are waiting to be told
                                      when they get to go to Earth and
                                                                                                                                              (Assemblies of God)
                                                                                                                                190 E. El Roblar Dr. • Meiners Oaks • 646-1296     11642 N. Ventura Ave. • Mira Monte • 646-3362                      Worship With Us
                                                                                 Sunday Services & Sunday School 10 a.m.                                                                      Sunday School - 9:00 am
of Ojai, Pastor Mark Bargaehr will    make the grand announcement.                                                                  Sunday Worship - 8:30 am & 10:30 am
                                      On Dec. 17, bring the whole                                                                          Spanish Worship - 1:00 pm                       Worship - 10:30 am & 7:00 pm
speak on the topic, “No One Like                                                          Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.                                                                             Wednesday Activities - 7:00 pm
Him.” The Scripture reading is        family and go caroling around the                                                            First Baptist Church of Ojai
                                      valley, followed by cookies and                                                                                                             Sunday morning radio broadcast KDAR 98.3 FM 10 am
Revelation 1:8. Cyndi Hassien will                                               Reading Room is located in Arcade Plaza              930 Grand Ave. • Ojai • 646-3333
serve as lay leader, and the head     crafts. On Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. the                                                                    Sunday School - 9:40 am                   Ojai Valley Community Church
usher will be Troy Lawson.            Celebration Choir will present a                      215-C E. Matilija St.                    Worship - 11:00 am & Saturday Night                907 El Centro, Mira Monte • 646-4324
   A nursery is provided for the      sing-along of traditional                                                                              Fellowship 6:30pm                       Sunday School Classes for All Ages - 9:00 am
morning service. The children         Christmas carols in an atmosphere          Open: Monday-Friday, 12 noon to 3:00 p.m.                                                         Sun. Worship - 10:00 am Sat. Worship - 6:30 pm
have their separate teaching time     with       decorations           and                                                              Holy Cross Lutheran
during the morning worship hour.      refreshments. A Candlelight                                                                  1212 Maricopa Hwy. • Ojai • 646-5652              Ojai Valley Foursquare Church
                                      Communion Service will be                                                                          Sunday School - 10:00 am                          441 Church Rd. • Ojai • 646-2833
The adult Sunday school meets in
Smith Hall at 9:40 a.m. and is        celebrated Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. Infant                                                               Sunday Worship - 10:00 am                             Sunday Worship - 10:30 am
currently studying Galatians.         care is available at all of these free                                                                                                                  Spanish Worship - 2:00 pm
                                      events.
                                                                                                                                 Live Oak Christian Fellowship                             Wednesday Bible Study - 7:00 pm
   Feel free to check out the                                                                                                            Meeting at the Grange Hall
Saturday Night Fellowship Group          During the week there are                                                                                                                   Seventh-day Adventist Church
                                      many Bible studies, including                                                                    381 Cruzero Street, Mira Monte
at 6:30 p.m. It includes worship                                                                                                                                                                 Preschool, Day Care
                                      studies for women such as Life                                                                   Sunday Worship Service - 9 am
time, hymns and fellowship                                                                                                                                                         291 E. El Roblar Dr. • Meiners Oaks • 646-4775
building for outreach to everyone     Design on Wednesday morning,                                                                    Pastor: Thomas Hatcher 649-3701
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sabbath (Sat.) - 9:30 am • Worship - 10:45 am
in the community. On-site child       Women on the Grow on                           To Advertise in This                      Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer                     Daily (M-F) radio broadcast, “Voice of Prophecy”
care is provided.                     Wednesday afternoon and Precept                                                                              (LCMS)                                    12:45 pm on KDAR, 98.3 FM
   Open enrollment for the Ojai       on Thursday morning. Pastor                         Directory                                   1290 E. Grand • Ojai • 646-2064                Pastor: David B. Smith, 640-0358, 955-7631


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     W
Head Start program is happening       Bergmann leads a popular
now. If your little one is ready to   expository        adult        study                Call: Rosario
                                                                                                                                Sunday School - 9:45 am • Worship - 11:00 am
                                                                                                                                                                                     St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church                                          hen we gather in
attend preschool, come by and         Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in Leis                                                              New Hope Christian Center                                  8:00 am Holy Eucharist, Rite I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                His name…
speak with Rosemary in the Head       Hall. Also at the same time, there               646-1476-Ext 22                           590 Old Ventura Ave. • Oak View • 649-2244                  10:00 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Start office.                         are All Stars for children and                                                                      Sunday School - 9:30 am                        7:00 pm Wednesday Evening Eucharist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Christ is there also.”
   Those seeking information          Crossroads for junior high kids                                                                        Worship - 10:30 am                             The Rev’d Coryl J. Lassen, Rector

				
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