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									 Outstanding                                           Sports                                                    Events
 Agents                                            Ranger football                                          Ojai Film Society
                                                   squad ready for                                          continues run of
 Outstanding                                         leap into new                                             political films
 Results                                                    season.                                          with “Journeys
                                                        Page B-1                                              with George.”                                                   Clear, sunny and cooler.
 Don Edwards                                                                                                       Page B-2                                                   Some morning fog. Daytime
                                                                                                                                                                              highs to mid-80s, nighttime
 646-9602              Gold Coast Realtors                                                                                                                                    lows to high 60s.

                                         OJAI VALLEY NEWSOjai Valley’s newspaper since 1891                                           
                113th Year, No. 92                     Friday, Aug. 20, 2004                   Newsracks, 75¢, retail stores, 70¢ plus tax • Yearly subscription, $45

            Ojai contributes                                                                                                 2004

                                                                                                                             2002                       $50,857
                                                                                                                                                                                                              W           eek
Political campaigns find Ojaians generous donors                                                                                                                            $90,241
                                                That does not include $5,400 in      who visited Ojai this spring,
                                                                                                                             2000                                                                             Festival continues
    By Bret Bradigan                                                                                                                                                                                            The Ojai Shakespeare
                                             donations made from zip code            reported $14,700 in donations.                  93024. In all of 2000, Ojai only        Presidential incumbent George                                    $42,904                                                Festival, running through Sept.
   Ojai is well-known as a giving            made $90,241 in political               W. Bush and challenger Sen. John                                                                                        11, will present “Much Ado
community. Just ask politicians.             donations.                              Kerry are running close in the                                                                                          About Nothing” today and
   So far this year, Ojai residents             Ojai’s     giving      nature        hearts, minds and pocketbooks of        1996                       $43,028                                              Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday
have donated $142,776 to various             transcends political boundaries,        the nation, and in Ojai; Kerry has                                                                                      at 2 p.m., and “Macbeth” on
politicians, more than four times            with a fairly even split between        collected $14,285 from Ojai, while                                                                                      Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday
the $30,160 average by zip codes,            candidates and between parties.         Bush has totaled up $13,475.            1994                 $421,900                                                   at 7 p.m., all at the Ojai Art
according to campaign financial              The Republican National                    Oak View, on the other hand,                                                                                         Center Theater, 113 S.
disclosure forms compiled by                 Committee reported $20,390 in
                                             donations, while Barbara Boxer,
                                                                                                                                            Ojai Political Contributions                                     Montgomery St.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Call 524-9906 for more                                                                       Please see Donations, Page A-3
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Film Society seeks
    Bruin up                                                                                                              Schools tackle                                                                        The Ojai Film Society’s Film
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Studies Scholarship honoring
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sergio Aragones has reached
    trouble                                                                                                                                                                                                  the $4,000 mark. OFS is

   bear tranquilized
                                                                                                                          bully issues                                                                       looking for applicants and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             donors to make this year’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                             scholarship a success. With a
                                                                                                                                                                                                             remaining matching grant of
                                                                                                                          OUSD board learns that construction projects                                       $500, the Film Society is
                                                                                                                                                                                                             hopeful the scholarship will
   in Meiners Oaks                                                                                                        will continue as students return next week                                         reach the $5,000 goal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                To qualify for this
        By Jay Ford Cullis                                                                                                    By Bret Bradigan                    the focus of most of the rest of the       scholarship, the applicant                                                                                                   meeting,        as      Assistant          must be enrolled in an
                                                                                                                                                                  Superintendent Dr. Jarice                  accredited film studies
      When a mother and                                                                                                      Parents and students might be        Butterfield reported to the board          program and must be a
   daughter on their morning                                                                                              ready for the start of school next      about each school’s programs to            resident of Ventura County.
   walk through Meiners Oaks                                                                                              week, but Ojai Unified School           prevent bullying, and a local              An application form may be
   Thursday heard chirping in a                                                                                           District schools won’t be entirely      parent presented the board with            obtained by downloading it
   nearby tree they stopped to                                                                                            ready for them.                         his concerns about his daughter            from
   look. But instead of spotting a                                                                                           At Tuesday night’s board             being exposed to a PG-13 movie             or by calling OFS at 646-8946.
   feathered friend in the tree,                                                                                          meeting, trustees learned that          playing in the car’s DVD player on            Those wishing to donate to
   what they found was a bit more                                                                                         various construction projects           a field trip.                              this scholarship may send
   on the furry side.                                                       Photo by Leslie Vallee-Miller                 around the district, including              “We’re never going to                  donations to the Ojai Film
      “We were on a walk and                                                                                              Meiners Oaks Elementary School,         eliminate it 100 percent,” she             Society, P.O. Box 545, Ojai, CA
   heard a bird,” said Kendall CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT of Fish and Game Lt. Chris Long straps                               will continue past the school’s         said, before reviewing programs            93024 or contact Fran Merkley,
   Allison, who was walking with down the tranquilized black bear found in a Meiners Oaks tree.                           opening day on Wednesday and            at various schools, such as Topa           scholarship chair, at 646-8946.
   her mother, Karen. “We looked                                                                                          will cause some disruptions with        Topa Elementary’s role model
   up to see what it was and saw a the trunk. Officers on the scene Department.                                           parking.                                message. (Principal) Carol Holly            Short films sought
   bear.” The women alerted the figured the bear was either             Officers were faced with
                                                                                                                             Also, said Superintendent Dr.
   owner of the tree who called    hungry or dehydrated in the several options, choosing first
                                                                                                                          Tim Baird, various rest room
                                                                                                                                                                  “has sent a clear message to her               for festival
                                                                                                                                                                  staff and teachers that they are              Do you have a short film
   police to the scene on Lomita hot sun and had taken to the to draw back from the tree and                              renovations and construction            the role models whether they are
   Avenue, between Rice Road tree looking for shade.                 wait to see if the bear would                                                                                                           that you would like to submit
                                                                                                                          won’t be complete for some time.        at school or shopping at Vons on           for exhibition during the
   and La Luna.                       “It could be a need for water, come down on its own. If that
                                                                                                                          He did say that completing rest         the weekend. Children and                  upcoming Best of the Fests
      Weighing an estimated 250 but more than that it was didn’t work, officers were                                      rooms for kindergarten classes          parents know that Topa Topa will
   pounds, the reddish-brown probably a food source that prepared to tranquilize the                                                                                                                         Celebration of Youth
                                                                                                                          was a priority and that contractors     not tolerate disrespect, hurtful           Filmmakers that will take
   colored California black bear caused the animal to come into animal.                                                   were pushing to finish them in          teasing,      name-calling        or
   was lounging in the crook of an urban area,” said Lt. Chris          “The best case scenario is                                                                                                           place during the Ojai Film
                                                                                                                          time for school’s opening bell.                                                    Festival on Oct. 24 at the Ojai
   two branches about 20 feet up   Long of the Fish and Game              Please see Bear, Page A-3                                                                  Please see Schools, Page A-3
                                                                                                                             Bullies and PG-13 movies were                                                   Playhouse?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Contact Maggie at 646-8783
                                                                                                                                                                                                             or e-mail at
 Ojai Valley                                                                         Famed film                                                                                                              by Saturday.

 neighbors                                                                           composer
    By Mae Waugh
                                                                                     passes on                                                                                                                Obituaries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Page A-2
   In 1972, Cathy Zacher came to             traveling                                   By Lenny Roberts
Ojai as a newlywed. Her husband              teacher, so to                                                                                                                                                  Frances Gildemeister, 82
                                             speak,” says                      
worked at a little Sears catalog                                Cathy Zacher                                                                                                                                 Elizabeth “Liz” Rowe
store, and “he thought it would              Zacher. “One                               The world
be fun to live here,” she says.              of my favorite things about the         lost one of its                                                                                                            Johnson, 97
Prior to their move to Ojai, they            work I do is I get to work with         most renowned
lived in Ventura, where Zacher               students in small groups over a         composers
                                             period of time. I get to know           Wednesday
grew up.
   A graduate of Ventura High                them well, and I enjoy the              when      Elmer
and Ventura College, Zacher                  teamwork together with parents,         Bernstein died
went to the University of                    teachers, and psychologists who         in his sleep at
California at Los Angeles to earn            work together to provide the best       his     Rancho          Elmer
a    bachelor’s        degree      in        education possible for students.”       Matilija home.                                                                            Photo by Lenny Roberts       Around Our Valley . . . . . B-2
psychology, then went on to                     When she has the time, Zacher        He was 82.                                                                                                             Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . B-4
California State University at               likes to explore. “I like to take the      During his 53-year career,        SGT. KEN EDLING, left, who has served as Ojai’s administrative sergeant
Northridge to earn her teaching              less-traveled route,” she says. “I      Bernstein worked with many of        for four years, catches the keys to his assigned police car tossed by Mike        Commentary . . . . . . . . . A-7
credentials and master’s in                  try not to go the direct route to       Hollywood’s greats, and was          Hasty, who was selected as his replacement from a field of several                Much Ado . . . . . . . . . . . . A-4
communicative disorders.                     and from places; I like to make a       nominated for 14 Academy             applicants. Edling expressed a desire to return to patrolling the Ojai Valley.
   As a little girl, Zacher thought          circle. I know a lot of the back-       Awards, most recently for his                                                                                          Religion . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-6
she possibly would either become
a teacher or nurse, “like most
other little girls,” she says. In her
                                             roads and byways here and it is
                                             something fun for me to do.”
                                                If Zacher could choose to
                                                                                     2002 effort, “Far from Heaven.”
                                                                                        Bernstein’s versatility was
                                                                                     evident, scoring a reported 200
                                                                                                                           Changing of the Sarge                                                            Sports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B-1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Also Inside
senior year at UCLA, she had to              speak with anyone, it would be          films and 80 television shows.                                               sheriff’s air facility in Camarillo.
take a final elective and took a             Helen Keller. “I work with a            Among his works were such            Hasty replaces Edling                   From there, he became a sheriff’s
course on stuttering, then decided           variety of children with such a         classics      as     “The     Ten    in key police position                  service technician before                 Real
she wanted to become a speech                wide variety of disabilities and        Commandments,”              “The                                             becoming a sworn deputy in                Estate
therapist. “That professor became            she made the most of her life,          Magnificent Seven,” “To Kill a           By Lenny Roberts                    1988. He patrolled the Fillmore
my mentor and encouraged me to               despite her disabilities. I’m sure      Mockingbird,” “The Great                  and Ojai Valley areas until               Guide
go to CSUN and pursue studies                she would have some real insight        Escape,” “Walk on the Wild                                                   earning the rank of senior deputy
                                             to share.”                              Side” and “True Grit.” His only         Mike Hasty, a 20-year veteran        in 1995, when he was transferred
there,” she says.                                                                                                         of the Ventura County Sheriff’s
   For more than 30 years, Zacher               If she only had one year left to     win came in 1967 for
                                                                                                                          Department, has been chosen to
                                                                                                                                                                  to the Todd Road jail and then             Classified Ad of the Week
taught speech therapy — 27 of                live, Zacher would use it to keep       “Thoroughly Modern Millie,”                                                  the department’s personnel                FREE: Free to loving home
                                             in touch with friends and spend         what some critics have referred      replace the popular Sgt. Ken            division. In 2000, he earned the
those years were in the Ojai                                                                                              Edling as the administrative                                                                   with a green
Valley. During her first year in             time with her family, sharing           to as one of his weaker works.                                               rank of sergeant and served at
Ojai, she taught at Mira Monte,              thoughts and ideas with her three       Other features he scored include     sergeant at the Ojai Police             the now-defunct Honor Farm                             thumb. Norfolk
                                             daughters, Beth, Cara and Emily.        “The Birdman of Alcatraz,”           Station.                                and as an Ojai Valley patrol                           pine tree in
Meiners Oaks and Topa Topa                                                                                                   Hasty began his law
elementary schools, and ever                 “I would give them something to         “Hawaii,” “The Great Santini,”
                                                                                                                          enforcement career as a cadet,
                                                                                                                                                                  sergeant. He is married and a                          Mexican pot. Call
since then she also includes San             remember,” she says, “and                                                                                                                                      Raven at 646-7016.
                                             remind them to enjoy life.”               Please see Bernstein, Page A-3     serving more than three years in            Please see Edling, Page A-3
Antonio and Summit. “I am a                                                                                               Fillmore, Ventura and at the

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Rotarians planning police blotter                                                   OJAI VALLEY NEWS

October Wine Fest                                                                                     REPORTED
                                                                                                                              • Two incidents of vehicle
                                                                                                                          vandalism to the same                  Elizabeth Rowe Johnson                            traveling with her husband, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   entertaining at home.
   Chairperson Rene Briggs has               Lake Casitas near Ojai. The same                         • Plants valued     automobile were reported in               Elizabeth “Liz” Rowe
                                                                                                                                                                 Johnson, 97, of Visalia, Calif.,                     Mrs. Johnson had lived at
announced that this year’s Ojai              site will be used for the club’s                      at     $11     were    the 800 block of Country Club
                                                                                                                                                                 died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004. She                  Walnut Park Retirement
Wine       Festival      was       an        autumn fund-raising event, the                       reportedly taken        Drive Aug. 17. The loss was
                                                                                                                                                                 was born Oct. 18, 1906, in                        Apartments in Visalia since
unprecedented success. “We were              Ojai Oktoberfest. A Web page                       from a residence in       listed at $400.
                                                                                                                                                                 Oxnard, Calif., to Charlie Rowe                   October of 2000.
joyfully surprised at the final              providing more information,             the 8600 block of Nye Road               • The brake lines of two
                                                                                                                                                                 and Mollie Donlon Rowe of                            She is survived by sons and
tally,” Briggs said. “The $43,000            maps and photos of this new             Aug. 11.                             vehicles in the 11500 block of
                                                                                                                                                                 Hueneme, Calif.                                   daughters-in-law Robert and
brought in will support worthy               event has been set up at                    • The windshield of a            North Ventura Avenue were
                                                                                                                                                                    She attended St. Joseph’s                      Elaine Johnson of Columbia,
causes in our community.”                          vehicle in the 200 block of El       reportedly intentionally cut
                                                                                                                                                                 School in Oxnard, graduated                       Calif., Richard and Katie
   The Wine Festival is organized               “This year for the first time, we    Conejo Drive was reportedly          Aug. 17. The loss was listed           from Ventura High School in                       Johnson of Durango, Colo.,
by the Ojai Rotary-West, which               sold tickets electronically on our      damaged Aug. 11. The loss was        at $500.                               1925 and San Jose College in                      James “Tim” and Meridel
disburses the proceeds for civic             Web site,” Briggs said. “It             listed at $200.
                                                                                                                                                                 1929. She taught at Ventura                       Johnson of Visalia, Calif., and
projects. Earlier this year, the club        accounted for $12,000 in sales.” A          • A $3,300 Rothenberger pipe        CITES AND ARRESTS                   High for three years.                             Roger and Trudy Johnson of
distributed over a thousand                  similar PayPal button is featured       threading       machine       was       • A Padre Juan Avenue man              She married Kenneth Johnson                    Rochester,        Wash.;     15
dictionaries to Ojai Valley                  on the Octoberfest site.                reportedly taken from a              was arrested in Meiners Oaks
                                                                                     residence in the 00 block of                                                on Nov. 22, 1930. They made                       grandchildren; 22 great-
elementary school students.                     More than 40 wineries                                                     Aug. 9 on suspicion of being
                                                                                     Reposo Drive Aug. 11.                                                       their home in Ojai, where they                    grandchildren; and five great-
   “Presently, our club is helping           provided samples of their wares to                                           under the influence of a
                                                                                         • Jewelry valued at $225 was                                            raised four sons. Mrs. Johnson                    great-grandchildren.
to build a public park at the main           3,000 visiting wine lovers. Many                                             controlled substance and
                                                                                     reportedly taken from a                                                     was a physical education teacher                     She was preceded in death by
entry to our city. We also donate            danced to the music of Tom                                                   driving without a license. Bail
                                                                                     residence in the 2600 block of                                              at Nordhoff High School and                       her husband of 69 years,
to schools, to the library, and we           Thumb and the Hitchhikers.                                                   was set at $6,000.
                                                                                     Grand Avenue Aug. 13.                                                       retired as dean of women.                         Kenneth Johnson, in November
sponsor the free Ojai Band                      The annual event is staffed by                                               • A Pueblo Avenue man
                                                                                         • Collectible cards valued in                                              After her retirement, she did                  1999.
Concerts every Wednesday                     volunteers from the Rotary Club                                              was arrested in Mira Monte
                                                                                     excess of $`1,000 were                                                      volunteer work for 25 years,                         A memorial service in Ojai is
evening at Libbey Park,” said                of Ojai-West.            For more                                            Aug. 10 on suspicion of public
                                                                                     reportedly taken from a                                                     sewing for the brothers and                       pending.
Briggs.                                      information about the club and                                               intoxication. Bail was set at
                                                                                     residence in the 1200 block of                                              sisters at St. Joseph’s Hospital in                  Arrangements are under the
   The 18th Ojai Wine Festival               their community services, visit:                                             $2,500.
                                                                                     Park Road Aug. 13.                                                          Ojai. Her interests included                      direction of Miller Memorial
was held in June on the shore of                                                                • A Park Avenue man was
                                                                                         • A Mexican wallet                                                      gardening, knitting, sewing, RV                   Chapel, Visalia.
                                                                                     containing $60 in cash, a driver’s   arrested in Oak View Aug. 10 on
                                                                                     license and an ATM card was          warrants for failing to appear
                                                                                     reportedly taken from a              and violation of probation. Bail
                                                                                     residence in the 300 block of El
                                                                                     Plano Drive Aug. 13.
                                                                                         • Vandalism to a vehicle in
                                                                                                                          was set at $10,000.
                                                                                                                             • A transient woman was
                                                                                                                          arrested in Mira Monte Aug. 11
                                                                                     the 100 block of North Padre
                                                                                     Juan Avenue was reported Aug.
                                                                                     15. The loss was listed at $350.
                                                                                                                          for allegedly delaying or
                                                                                                                          obstructing a peace officer. Bail
                                                                                                                          was set at $5,000.
                                                                                                                                                                      Frances Gildemeister, of Ojai, California,
                                                                                                                                                                   passed away August 16, 2004. She was 82.
                                                                                                                                                                      She was born to Lester and Eva Marie
                                                                                                                                                                   Rhoades on September 29, 1921, in
                                                                                                                                                                   Hollywood, California.
                                                                                                                                                                      Frances was preceded in death by her husband Victor, son
                                                                                                                                                                   Tracy and sister Betty Davies.
                                                                                                                                                                      She is survived by her sister Gerry Bostick of El Segundo,
                                                                                                                                                                   Calif., numerous nieces and nephews, family friend Marc
                                                                                                                                                                   Mowery and many loving friends.
                                                                                                                                                                      Frances worked at Polaroid for 15 years and painted pictures
                                                                                                                                                                   for World Famous Golf Holes.
                                                                                                                                                                      She was a member of the Ojai Valley Inn and Country Club
                                                                Submitted photo                                                                                    where she enjoyed many years of golf. Other hobbies included
                                                                                                                                                                   painting and visiting with friends.
MORE THAN 40 WINERIES participated in the Ojai Wine Festival held at                                                                                                  Frances will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister,
Lake Casitas in June, where $43,000 was raised for various civic                                                                                                   aunt and friend. She will be greatly missed by everyone who
projects. A similar event is planned for October.                                                                                                                  knew her.
                                                                                                                                                                      Services will be private. Any donations may be made to the
                                                                                                                                                                   charity of your choice in Frances’ name.
        Ojai Men’s Lacrosse Club                                                                                                                                      Arrangements are under the direction of the privately owned
                                                                                                                                                                   and operated Clausen Funeral Home, Ojai.

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                                        history of prejudice and racism in
Schools:                                America and the Holocaust -
                                        would go a long way educating
  (Continued from Page A-1)                                                     (Continued from Page A-1)
                                        students about the consequences
bullying,” according to the             of bullying and harassment.
                                                                              “My Left Foot,” “A River Runs
report. Other schools incorporate          Continuing on that theme, and
                                                                              Through It,” “The Man with the
the Second Step program, which          bridging to later discussions
                                                                              Golden Arm” and “The Gangs of
teaches positive behavior and           about board policies, Dr. Paul
                                                                              New York.”
tolerance, and Meiners Oaks             Russell, a pediatrician and
                                                                                 Local historian David Mason,
Elementary started a Bullying           district parent, presented the
                                                                              who owns The Village Florist,
Prevention Task Force last year.        board with information linking
                                                                              said Thursday that orders for
    At Nordhoff High School,            media violence with aggressive
                                                                              funeral arrangements are coming
Butterfield reported, six bullies       behavior. He said that 3,500
                                                                              in from around the world.
were removed from school.               studies have been conducted on
                                                                                 “He just moved here a month
    Doug Becker and Jackie Law,         the issue, “and all but 18 have
                                                                              ago,” Mason said. “We were
principal and assistant principal       found a positive correlation.”
                                                                              hoping to get him on the
respectively, at Matilija Junior           Baird said the district’s
                                                                              Performing Arts Commission.”
High School, were on hand               policies, in the process of being
                                                                                 Arrangements are being
Tuesday night to discuss their          amended        and    rewritten,
                                                                              handled through Clausen
strategies. Becker acknowledged         apparently do not include
                                                                              Funeral Home. No details were
that students of junior high            anything about the viewing of
                                                                              available at press time.
school age are making the               inappropriate material. “I’ve
difficult and confusing transition      never heard of a district without
to adulthood, but “on the other         a school video policy. It must just
side, adolescence mirrors society
... what we’re really facing is a
                                        be an oversight,” he said.
                                           The board wrestled with the
                                                                                (Continued from Page A-1)
values clash.”                          appropriate language to address
    And bullying behavior comes         that oversight, without, as board     that he leaves and goes back
in different forms — verbal and         member Kathi Smith said,              where he came from,” said Bob
psychological as well as physical       “micro-managing.” Horne said,         Wisman of Animal Control.
— Becker said, which require            “We’re talking about parent              “It depends on the type of
different approaches. Law said          volunteers. They’re well-meaning      situation the bear is in — if it’s a                                                                                                   Photo by Ed Brooks
that all students are encouraged        but need instruction.”                public threat to people we’ll take
to report bullying behavior, even          These section of policies before
if they are witnesses and not           the board for review totaled 160
                                                                              one route,” said Long. “There’s a
                                                                              lot     of     problems        with
                                                                                                                                                                       Branching out
victims. “We enlist everyone to         pages, and drew little comment        tranquilizing,” he said. “He could
make sure everyone is                   from the board. Smith joked with      fall asleep in the tree and that’s              This large oak tree limb fell Saturday from a tree    Blanche Street. Ojai city crews arrived shortly
comfortable,” she said.                 Baird that he had learned an          not uncommon. Usually they fall                 near the Ojai Valley Trail, blocking most of South    after to remove the branch and clear the road.
    Board member Bob Unruhe             important board management            out of the tree and then there’s a
was reassured that special              concept: “The more pages, the         chance of injury.”
education students are protected        fewer comments.”                         After waiting for more than an            armed and ready if the bear                                                  pulled in $3,450 for the ninth
from harassment, and also stated
that substitute teachers are often
                                           In his superintendent’s report,
                                        Baird said that he hoped to have
                                                                              hour for the bear to move on its
                                                                              own accord, officers were faced
                                                                                                                           became dangerous, Wisman said
                                                                                                                           normally black bears are harmless
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        for example, more than the
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prey for classroom bullies.             an agreement with the Ojai            with the task of first, trying to            to humans.                                                                   Republican             Senatorial
“Having administrators pop in           Performing Arts Theater               frighten the bear down from its                 “If they smell you,” in the wild,    has not been so generous. Total      Committee’s $2,940 and just
on subs now and again often             foundation for board review, but      perch, and, if that didn’t work,             Wisman said, “they’ll pick up the       donations from zip code 93022        behind Dennis Kucinich’s $3,650.
means there’s less chance of            a key foundation member was on        tranquilizing it and hoping the fall         pace in the other direction.”           total $8,125 so far this year,          In other races, California’s 21st
harassment,” he said.                   vacation. He did say “We’re close     wouldn’t hurt the animal.                       With the bear sleeping soundly,      compared to $30,160 from             Congressional District shows
    Board member Rikki Horne            to an agreement” for the 450-seat        Fish and Game officer Clint               officers loaded him into the back       comparable zip codes. In 2000,       incumbent Elton Gallegly well
said that restoring field trips to      theater and classroom complex         Garrett fired two practice shots             of a Fish and Game truck, tagged        Oak View residents donated a         ahead of challenger Brett
the Museum of Tolerance in Los          “that will be palatable for all       past the bear to no avail. The third         his ear and drove off into the Los      total of $17,150 to various          Wagner, with $4,259 raised from
Angeles — which focuses on the          sides.”                               shot was on target, and moments              Padres National Forest.                 political campaigns.                 Ojai, to Wagner’s $2,000.
                                                                              later, huffing and puffing as the               “We tag its ear so we’ll be able       Beneficiaries of Ojai’s largesse      To follow the money, point
                                                                              Telazol tranquilizer coursed                 to recognize it if it comes back into   span a wide spectrum. Perennial      your browser to
                                                                              through its veins, the bear                  town,” said Long. Officers              candidate Lyndon LaRouche
     The Ojai Valley News                                                     collapsed on the branch and fell to          planned to leave the bear in a
  (SSN40598000) is published                                                  the ground. Though officers were             sheltered area near water.
  twice weekly, Wednesday and                                                                                                                                                                           are extremely fortunate that he
  Friday, at 408 Bryant Circle, Suite                                                                                                                              Edling:                              will remain working in patrol.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Edling was handpicked by
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  A, Ojai California.
     Postmaster send all address
                                                                                                Dr. Moira Casey                                                    resident of Ventura.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pentis nearly four years ago to
                                                                                                                                                                                                        manage many of the daily
                                                                                                        Chiropractic Physician
  changes to Ojai Valley News,                                                                                                                                        Ojai Police Chief Gary Pentis     operations at the Ojai Sheriff’s
  P.O. Box 277, Ojai, CA 93024.         Printed on recycled paper                Joining the practice of Laurie Edgcomb L.Ac.                                      said he chose Hasty because of       Substation.
                                                                                                             Specializing in:                                      his leadership abilities and            “The last four years have been
                                           using soy-based ink                                                                                                     familiarity with the Ojai Valley.
                                                                                                     ~non-force adjusting                                                                               incredible,”      Edling      said
                                                                                                                                                                      “There was a field of excellent   Wednesday on his first regular
                                                                                              ~nutritional/lifestyle counseling                                    candidates. But Mike’s recent        day back on patrol. “Working
                                                                                             ~emotional energetic repatterning                                     experience working in the Ojai       with the people in this office on a
                                                                                            ~specific muscle/trigger point therapy                                 Valley, along with his excellent     daily basis — Gary (Pentis), Joe

                                                                                                                                                                   organizational skills, let him       (Evans), Rick (Jones), Tony
                                                                                                  ~ weekly self help lectures ~                                    stand out above the rest,” Pentis    (Vega), Belinda (Williams), Tina
                                                                                   798-3155                                  said. “And Ken’s been a great        (Cook) and all the deputies, you
                                                                                                                                                                   partner to work with for four        couldn’t ask for a better working
  i               s               s                u                e                                                                                              years. The valley and the station    environment.”

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                                                             Morning Bus Schedules
   Ojai Unified School                  7:00 a.m. Woodland & Silver                      The Ojai Foundation                 7:16 a.m. 4425 Thacher Rd.                            7:52 a.m. Ventura & Topa Topa                       (Thunderbird Ranch)
         District                                 Spur                         7:22 a.m. Nordhoff High School                7:18 a.m. Thacher & McNell                                      St.                             7:59 a.m. Alto Dr. & Serenidad
                                        7:05 a.m. Woodland & Rice Rd.          7:27 a.m. Matilija Jr. High                   7:20 a.m. Thacher Road &                              7:55 a.m. Saddle Lane &                             Pl.
School Bus AM Schedules                 7:07 a.m. 1794 Rice Road               ***                                                     Shippee Lane                                          Longhorn                        8:01 a.m. Alto Dr. & Feliz Dr.
        2004-2005                       7:09 a.m. Baldwin Road (Hwy.           6:53 a.m. Ojai Ave. & Oak Glen                7:25 a.m. San Antonio School                          8:05 a.m. Topa Topa School (rear          8:05 a.m. Reposo Dr. & Brandt
                                                  150 & Private Road)                    Rd.                                                                                                 of school 1-6)                            Ave.
    (Times are approximate)             7:12 a.m. 1072 Tico Road               6:54 a.m. Ojai Ave. & Ave. de la              Summit Elementary School AM                           8:10 a.m. Topa Topa School                8:07 a.m. Feliz Dr. & Encino Dr.
 Please have students at stops 5                  (Sanitation Offices)                   Entrada                             Stops                                                           (front of school “K”)           8:08 a.m. Ventura Ave. & Valley
  minutes prior to pickup time.         7:20 a.m. Nordhoff High School         6:55 a.m. 2728 Ojai Ave. (Bridge              7:35 a.m. Scott Weis Ranch                                                                                Meadow Rd.
                                        7:25 a.m. Matilija Jr. High                      at Thacher Creek, Blue              7:37 a.m. Hwy. 150 & Sulphur                          Mira Monte Elementary School              8:15 a.m. Mira Monte Elementary
Matilija Junior High and                ***                                              House)                                        Mountain Rd.                                AM Stops
Nordhoff High School AM Stops                                                                                                                                                                                                          School
                                        6:50 a.m. Rice & Fierro Dr.            6:57 a.m. Ojai Ave. & Reeves Rd.              7:42 a.m. Hwy. 150 (Camp                              7:30 a.m. 1212 Maricopa Hwy.
(Pickups for upper Maricopa                                                                                                                                                                                                  ***
                                        6:52 a.m. Rice & Alveria Dr.                     (Boccali’s)                                   Bartlett)                                             (Holy Cross Day Care)
Highway are for grades K-12)            6:55 a.m. Hwy. 150 & Rancho            6:58 a.m. 4225 Reeves Rd.                     7:45 a.m. Hwy. 150 & Osborn Rd                                                                  7:54 a.m. 1651 Rice Rd. (back gate
                                                                                                                                                                                   7:35 a.m. 120 Church Rd. (Noah’s
6:55 a.m. Wheeler Hot Springs                     Matilija                               (Between McNell &                   7:50 a.m. Summit School (Pick                                                                              to honor farm)
6:58 a.m. Matilija Crossing             7:00 a.m. Hwy. 150 & Los                         McAndrew)                                     Up Students to Topa                                                                   7:55 a.m. Rice Rd. & Forest Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                   7:38 a.m. La Luna & Oakwood St.
7:03 a.m. Maricopa Hwy. &                         Encinos Rd.                  6:59 a.m. McAndrew & Reeves                             Topa)                                                                                 7:57 a.m. Bonmark &
                                                                                                                                                                                   7:40 a.m. La Luna Ave. (before
          Camino Cielo                  7:05 a.m. La Luna Ave. & Las                     Rd.                                                                                                                                           Wormwood
                                                                                                                                                                                             Baldwin Rd.)
7:05 a.m. Just before Bodee’s                     Arcadas (Just past           7:00 a.m. McAndrew Rd. &                      Topa Topa Elementary School                                                                     8:00 a.m. Oakcrest & Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                   7:43 a.m. Villanova Rd. & Old
7:08 a.m. Oma Ojai Ranch                          Gabriels)                              Grand Ave.                          AM Stops                                                                                                  Ridge
                                                                                                                                                                                             Grade Rd. (Rite Aid)
7:10 a.m. Maricopa Hwy. &               7:06 a.m. La Luna & Oakwood St.        7:02 a.m. McAndrew & Thacher                  7:36 a.m. Grand & Gridley                                                                       8:15 a.m. Mira Monte Elementary
                                                                                                                                                                                   7:44 a.m. Country Dr. & Country
          Fairview Rd. (Jr. High &      7:09 a.m. La Luna & Lomita Ave.                  Rd.                                 7:37 a.m. Golden West & Anita                                                                             School
          High School only)                       (Fire Station)               7:04 a.m. Thacher & McNell Rd.                7:40 a.m. 303 Shady Lane                              7:47 a.m. Sumac Dr. & Alomar St.
7:15 a.m. Nordhoff High School          7:15 a.m. Nordhoff High School         7:05 a.m. Thacher & Shippee                   7:43 a.m. 212 Bryant Circle                                                                     Meiners Oaks Elementary School
7:20 a.m. Matilija Junior High                                                                                                                                                     7:48 a.m. Highland Dr.
                                        7:20 a.m. Matilija Jr. High                      Lane                                7:45 a.m. Fulton St. & Oak St.                                                                  AM Stops
          School                                                                                                                                                                             (Driveway before Apt.
                                        ***                                    7:07 a.m. 2525 Fordyce Rd.                    7:48 a.m. Montgomery St. &                                                                      7:15 a.m. Descansco Ave &
***                                                                                                                                                                                          Drive)
                                        6:40 a.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Road        7:09 a.m. Grand Ave. & Gridley                          Aliso St. (Annex                                                                                Carillo Rd
6:55 a.m. 11411 Creek Rd.                                                                                                                                                          7:50 a.m. Woodland & Silver
                                                  (Just past Fruit Stand at              Rd.                                           parking lot)                                                                          7:22 a.m. 1212 Maricopa Hwy.
6:57 a.m. Creek Rd. & Kenewa St.                                                                                                                                                             Spur
                                                  Walnut Orchard)              7:10 a.m. Park Rd. (across the                7:51 a.m. 112 Bald St. (Apts.)                                                                            (Holy Cross Day Care)
7:00 a.m. Alto Dr. & Serenidad          6:41 a.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Road                  street from Ojai Rec.               8:00 a.m. Rear of Topa Topa                           7:53 a.m. 1794 Rice Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                   7:58 a.m. Rancho Matilija                 7:23 a.m. 120 Church Rd. (Noah’s
          Pl.                                     & Mtn. Lion                            Dept. offices)                                School
                                                                                                                                                                                   8:03 a.m. Baldwin Rd. & Los                         Ark Day Care)
7:03 a.m. Alto & Feliz Dr.              6:43 a.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           7:20 a.m. Nordhoff High School                ***
                                                                                                                                                                                             Encinos Rd.                     7:24 a.m. Maricopa Hwy. &
7:05 a.m. Reposo Dr. & Brandt                     Sulphur Mtn. Road            7:25 a.m. Matilija Jr. High                   7:35 a.m. Cañada & Eucalyptus
          Ave.                                                                                                                                                                     8:05 a.m. Baldwin Rd. & Private                     Meiners Rd.
                                        6:48 a.m. 15925 Ojai-Santa Paula                                                               St.
7:07 a.m. Feliz & Encino Dr.                                                                                                                                                                 Rd. (Before Trailer             7:26 a.m. Fairview & Rice Rd.
                                                  Road (Red Barn)              San Antonio Elementary School                 7:38 a.m. Raymond St. & Emily
7:10 a.m. Oakcrest Ave. &               6:50 a.m. Camp Bartlett                AM Stops                                      7:40 a.m. Vista Hermosa Dr. &                                   Park)                           7:29 a.m. La Luna Ave. &
          Barbara St.                   6:52 a.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           6:50 a.m. 1212 Maricopa Hwy.                            Foothill Rd.                                8:10 a.m. Mira Monte Elementary                     Fernando
7:15 a.m. Hwy. 33 & Valley                        Osborne Rd.                            (Holy Cross Preschool)              7:42 a.m. Foothill Rd. & Foothill                               School                          7:30 a.m. El Conejo & Alvarado
          Meadow                        6:53 a.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           7:00a.m. Grand & Gridley                                Lane                                        ***                                       7:33 a.m. Meiners Oaks
7:20 a.m. Nordhoff High School                    Koenigstein Rd.              7:03 a.m. Recreo & Arroya                     7:43 a.m. Foothill Rd. & El Toro                      7:40 a.m. 291 E. El Roblar Dr.                      Elementary School
7:30 a.m. Matilija Jr. High School      6:55 a.m. Summit School                7:07 a.m. 3614 Reeves Rd.                     7:45 a.m. Cuyama Rd. & Sierra                                   (Country Day Care)              ***
***                                     6:58 a.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           7:08 a.m. 4225 Reeves Rd.                     7:46 a.m. Maricopa Hwy. ( Holy                        7:50 a.m. 11969 N. Creek Rd.              7:25 a.m. Rice & Fierro Dr.
6:55 a.m. Country Dr. & Country                   Chumash Rd.                  7:09 a.m. McAndrew & Reeves                             Cross Day Care)                                       (Camp Comfort)                  7:26 a.m. Rice & Alveria Dr.
          Pl.                           7:00 a.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd.         7:11 a.m. McAndrew & Grand                    7:48 a.m. Church Rd. (Noah’s                          7:51 a.m. 11730 Creek Rd. (White          7:29 a.m. La Luna Ave. &
6:57 a.m. Sumac Dr. & Alomar St.                  (Driveway past San                     Ave.                                          Ark Day Care)                                         Bridge)                                   Oakwood St.
6:58 a.m. Highland Apartments                     Antonio Creek)               7:14 a.m. McAndrew & Thacher                  7:51 a.m. Bristol Rd. & Topa                          7:52 a.m. Creek Rd. & Kiowa Ct.           7:33 a.m. Meiners Oaks
          (Driveway before Apts.)       7:02 a.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. &                 (Thacher School)                              Topa St.                                    7:54 a.m. 11019 Creek Rd.                           Elementary School

Ojai’s summer not over just yet                                                                                                                                                                            POETRY CORNER
           Pediatric Academy stresses safety for hot-weather activities                                                                                                                The Drums of War                         And grinning a grin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                As if it was leaving you
                                                                                                                                                                                       by Abe Becker
   The following summer safety          minutes before going outside, and      sunscreen — about one ounce per               a two-wheeled bike until he or she                                                              stranded in
tips are from the American              use sunscreen even on cloudy           sitting for a young adult.                    is ready, at about age 5 or 6.                            Over the mountains                       Hell.
Academy of Pediatrics.                  days. The SPF should be at least           * Reapply sunscreen every two             Consider the child’s coordination                         and over the sea.                        But then sounds the bell
                                        15.                                    hours, or after swimming or                   and desire to learn to ride. Stick                        I look but nothing do I see.             The trees are moaning
  Fun in the Sun:                           For Older Children:                sweating.                                     with coaster brakes until your                            The sky goes dark                        A terrible song of groaning
   Babies under 6 months:                   * The first, and best, line of                                                   child is older and more                                   And the wind begins to bark.             Then crack, smash and death.
   * Avoiding sun exposure and          defense against the sun is covering      Pool Safety:                                experienced.                                                                                       The humble priest has fallen.
dressing infants in lightweight         up. Wear a hat with a 3-inch brim         Source: h* Never leave children               * Take your child with you                           Over the mountains                         The heavens cry a million
long pants and long-sleeved shirts      or a bill facing forward, sunglasses   alone in or near the pool, even for           when you shop for the bike, so                          and over the sea                        tears of rain.
and brimmed hats are still the top      (look for sunglasses that block 99     a moment.                                     that he or she can try it out. The                      I look and something do I see.
recommendations from the AAP            to 100 percent of ultraviolet rays),      * Install a fence at least 4-foot          value of a properly fitting bike far                    The clouds of darkness                     The bell tolls for the humble
to prevent sunburn. However             and cotton clothing with a tight       high around all four sides of the             outweighs the value of surprising                       And the drums of war.                   priest
when adequate clothing and shade        weave.                                 pool.                                         your child with a new bike.                             Beating, bashing,smashing,                 He is gone and sorrow is in
are not available, parents can              * Stay in the shade whenever          * Make sure pool gates self-                  * Buy a bike that is the right                       crashing;                               the air.
apply a minimal amount of               possible, and avoid sun exposure       close and self-latch at a height              size, not one your child has to                         As they march                              As the sun stares.
suncreen to small areas, such as        during the peak intensity hours —      children can’t reach.                         “grow into.” Oversized bikes are                        Like a thousand armies of
the infant’s face and the back of       between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.                * Keep rescue equipment (a                 especially dangerous.                                 darkness                                     Over the mountains and over
the hands.                                  * Use a sunscreen with an SPF      shepherd’s hook — a long pole                    * Your child needs to wear a                         And a hundred legions of war.           the sea
   For Young Children:                  (sun protection factor) of 15 or       with a hook on the end — and life             helmet on every bike ride, no                           The noise is powerful                      Nothing more do I see.
   * Apply sunscreen at least 30        greater. Be sure to apply enough       preserver) and a portable                     matter how short or how close to                        and my ears are sore.
                                                                               telephone near the pool.                      home. Many accidents happen in                          From the beating, bashing,                 Abraham J.M. Becker, 11, splits
                                                                                  * Avoid inflatable swimming                driveways, on sidewalks, and on                       drums                                     his time between Tasmania and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Arizona. This poem was inspired by
   SMART START                                                                 aids such as “floaties.” They are
                                                                               not a substitute for approved life
                                                                               vests and can give children a false
                                                                                                                             bike paths, not just on streets.
                                                                                                                                * A helmet protects your child
                                                                                                                             from serious injury, and should
                                                                                                                                                                                     of War.

                                                                                                                                                                                       The sky is dark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a visit to Ojai in 2003, watching a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             storm form over the Channel Islands
    Quality, Licensed Childcare                                                sense of security.                            always be worn. And remember,                             The full moon is out                  from a house on Sulphur Mountain.
                                                                                  *     Children       are     not           wearing a helmet at all times helps
                  PRE-K Ages 2-5                                               developmentally ready for swim                children develop the helmet habit.                    and jumps constructed by children         from chores. Household tasks help
                     Full Day, Half Day                                        lessons until after their 4th                                                                       at home.                                  teach kids responsibility.
                                                                               birthday. Swim programs for                     Skateboard and Scooter                                                                            * For older kids, establish rules
    School-Age Ages 5-14                                                       children under 4 should not be
                                                                               seen as a way to decrease the risk
                                                                               of drowning.
                                                                                                                                 • Children should never ride
                                                                                                                             skateboards or scooters in or near
                                                                                                                                                                                      Home Alone:
                                                                                                                                                                                     * Spend some time explaining
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             about friends coming over to visit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Are you OK with your child
                                                                                                                                                                                   your expectations for any time            having friends over at the house
                                                                                  * Whenever infants or toddlers             traffic.
        Homework Club, Drama,                                                  are in or around water, an adult                 * All skateboarders and scooter-
                                                                                                                                                                                   that    your
                                                                                                                                                                                                     children     are        without any supervision?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 * Create a first aid kit and teach
                                                                               should be within arm’s length,                riders should wear a helmet and                         * Establish a regular schedule of       children how to use it. Establish a
      Sports, Puppets, Karaoke and                                             providing “touch supervision.”                other protective gear.                                “check-in calls” in which your            list of emergency phone contacts
                                                                                                                                * Communities should continue                      child calls you to let you know           and keep it by the phone.
           much, much more.                                                      Bicycle Safety:
                                                                                                                             to develop skateboard parks,
                                                                                                                             which are more likely to be
                                                                                                                                                                                   how and what he/she is doing.
                                                                                                                                                                                     * Remember time off from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 * Store alcohol and prescription
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             medication in a location that is
                                                                                 * Do not push your child to ride            monitored for safety than ramps                       school does not mean time off             completely inaccessible to
                                     NAEYC accreditation                                                                                                                                                                     children.
                                        in process.                                                                                                                                                                             Bug Safety:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                * Don’t use scented soaps,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             perfumes or hair sprays on your
                                         646-1711                                                    Extra Mile P R O D U C T I O N S•   •   •   •   •    •    • •   •   •                                                   child.
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                  Lic. #56-6200220, 56-6203504, 56-6200202                                           From Script to Screen                                                                                                   nest or congregate, such as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             stagnant pools of water,
                                                                                                     Commercials – Broadcast                                                                                                 uncovered foods and gardens
                                                                                                     Features – Events                                                                                                       where flowers are in bloom.

              TaeKwonDo                                                                              Full Production Rentals                                                                                                    * Avoid dressing your child in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             clothing with bright colors or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             flowery prints.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                             from skin, gently scrape it off
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             horizontally with a credit card or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             your fingernail.

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Friday, Aug. 20, 2004                                                                                                                                                                                           Page A-5, Ojai Valley News

                                                      Afternoon Bus Schedules
  Ojai Unified School                2:38 p.m. Sumac Dr & Alomar St.        2:46 p.m. 4225 Reeves Rd.                           Elementary School               3:08 p.m. Ojai Ave. & Fairway                        Rd.
         District                    2:39 p.m. Highland Dr.                           (between McNell &               2:30 p.m. Fairview & Rice Rd.                       Lane                             3:23 p.m. Ojai Ave. & Entrada
                                               (Driveway before                       McAndrew)                       2:33 p.m. La Luna & Devereux              3:10 p.m. Goldenwest & Anita               3:24 p.m. 2728 Ojai Ave. (Just
School Bus PM Schedules                         Curve)                      2:47 p.m. McAndrew & Reeves               2:38 p.m. Descanso Ave. &                 3:13 p.m. Topa Topa Dr. & Laurel                     Past Thacher Creek
        2004-2005                    2:42 p.m. Woodland Ave. &                        Rd.                                       Cabrillo Rd.                              Springs High School                        Bridge)
    (Times are approximate)                     Silver Spur                 2:48 p.m. McAndrew Rd. &                  2:40 p.m. 1212 Maricopa Hwy.              3:15 p.m. 1212 Maricopa Hwy.               3:26 p.m. Ojai Ave. & Reeves Rd.
                                     2:44 p.m. Woodland & Rice Rd.                    Grand Ave.                                (Holy Cross Preschool)                    (Holy Cross Day Care)                      (Bocalli’s)
Matilija Junior High                 2:45 p.m. 1794 Rice Rd.                2:49 p.m. McAndrew & Thacher              2:42 p.m. 120 Chruch Rd. (Noah’s          3:17 p.m. 120 Church Rd. (Noah’s           3:28 p.m. McAndrew Rd. &
(Matilija Canyon route includes      2:46 p.m. Baldwin Rd. & Private                  Rd. (Thacher School)                      Ark Preschool)                            Ark Day Care)                              Reeves Rd.
Meiners Oaks School, Matilija Jr.               Rd.                         2:50 p.m. Thacher & McNell Rd.            2:47 p.m. Nordhoff High School            ***                                        3:30 p.m. McAndrew Rd. &
& Nordhoff High School K-12          ***                                    2:51 p.m. Thacher & Shippe Lane           2:50 p.m. 2900 Maricopa Hwy.              3:05 p.m. Montgomery & Aliso                         Thacher Rd. (Thacher
grades)                              2:33 p.m. 1072 Tico Rd.                2:52 p.m. Fordyce Rd. & Grand                       (Oma Ranch)                               (Annex Parking Lot)                        School Entrance)
2:30 p.m. La Luna & El Conejo                  (Sanitation Office)                    Ave.                            2:53 p.m. 3304 Maricopa Hwy.              3:15 p.m. Longhorn & Saddle Ln.            3:32 p.m. Thacher Rd. & McNell
          (Matilija Jr. High Only)   2:38 p.m. Lomita & La Luna Ave.                                                            (Bodee’s)                       3:21 p.m. Matilija & Ventura St.                     Rd.
2:33 p.m. La Luna & Fire Station               (Fire Station)               Mira Monte Elementary School              2:55 p.m. 17017 Maricopa Hwy.             3:24 p.m. Cañada & Eucalyptus              3:33 p.m. Thacher Rd. & Ladera
2:35 p.m. Meiners Oaks               2:40 p.m. Rice Rd. & Fierro Dr.        3:11 p.m. La Luna Ave. &                            (North Fork Springs)            3:25 p.m. Raymond & Emily                            Rd.
          Elementary School          2:42 p.m. Rice Rd. & Alviria Dr.                 Oakwood St.                     2:58 p.m. Maricopa Hwy.                   3:28 p.m. Vista Hermosa Dr. (top           3:35 p.m. 2850 Fordyce Rd. (At
2:45 p.m. Fairview & Rice Rd.        2:47 p.m. Baldwin Rd. & Rancho         3:12 p.m. La Luna Ave. (Before                      (Matilija Crossing)                       of hill)                                   End of Rock Wall)
2:47 p.m. La Luna & Fernando                   Matilija                               Baldwin Rd.)                    3:00 p.m. The Wheel                       3:29 p.m. Foothill Rd. & Foothill          3:36 p.m. 2525 Fordyce Rd.
2:50 p.m. El Conejo & Alvarado       2:50 p.m. Baldwin & Los Encinos        3:13 p.m. 1651 Rice Rd. (Back             3:03 p.m. Wheeler’s Hot Springs                     Ln.                              ***
2:53 p.m. Nordhoff High School                 Rd.                                    Gate to Honor Farm)             3:06 p.m. Maricopa Hwy. &                 3:30 p.m. Foothill Rd. & El Toro           3:15 p.m. Mira Monte Elementary
2:58 p.m. Descanso Ave. &                                                   3:14 p.m. Rice Rd. & Forest Rd.                     Camino Cielo                    3:33 p.m. Cuyama Rd. & Sierra                        School (High school
          Cabrillo Rd.               Matilija Jr. High & Summit             3:16 p.m. Bonmark &                       3:07 p.m. Maricopa Hwy. (Dirt                       Rd.                                        drop off only)
3:00 p.m. 1212 Maricopa Hwy.         Elementary School (Upper Ojai)                   Wormwood                                  Lot before Bodie’s)                                                        3:17 p.m. Tico Rd. (Water District
           (Holy Cross Day Care)     2:30 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula (Pvt.       3:17 p.m. Oakcrest Ave. & Valley          ***                                       Nordhoff High School                                 Offices)
3:02 p.m. 120 Church Rd. (Noah’s                Rd. at Walnut Orchard)                Ridge                           2:20 p.m. Meiners Oaks                    3:15 p.m. 11969 N. Creek Rd.               3:18 p.m. Lomita Ave. & N. La
           Ark Day Care)             2:32 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           ***                                                 Elementary School                         (Camp Comfort)                             Luna (Fire Station)
3:05 p.m. Maricopa Hwy. &                       Mtn. Lion Rd.               3:00 p.m. 11969 Creek Rd. (Camp           2:28 p.m. Rice Rd. & Fierro Dr.           3:17 p.m. Creek Rd. & Kenewa St.           3:20 p.m. Rice Rd. & Fierro Dr.
          Meiners Rd.                2.33 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &                     Comfort)                        2:31 p.m. Rice Rd. & Alviria Dr.          3:23 p.m. Alto Dr. & Serenidad             3:22 p.m. Rice Rd. & Alveria Dr.
3:08 p.m. La Luna & El Conejo                   Sulphur Mtn. Rd.            3:02 p.m. 11730 Creek Rd. (White          2:33 p.m. 1527 Rice Rd. (Before                     Pl.                              3:25 p.m. Rice Rd. & Private Rd.
3:11 p.m. 2900 Maricopa Hwy.         2:35 p.m. 11675 Ojai-Santa Paula                 Bridge)                                   Bridge)                         3:25 p.m. Alto Dr. & Feliz Dr.                       (Just Before Baldwin
          (Oma Ranch)                           (At Boccali’s Ranch)        3:04 p.m. Creek Rd. & Kiowa Ct.                                                     3:27 p.m. Reposo Dr. & Brandt                        Rd.)
3:13 p.m. 3304 Maricopa Hwy.         2:37 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           3:08 p.m. 11019 Creek Rd.                 San Antonio Elementary School                       Ave.                             3:27 p.m. Baldwin Rd. & Private
          (Bodee’s)                             Chumash-Grape Hill                    (Thunderbird Ranch)             2:13 p.m. Camino Del Arroyo &             3:29 p.m. Feliz Dr. & Encino Dr.                     Rd.
3:15 p.m. 17017 Maricopa Hwy.                   Rd.                         3:13 p.m. Alto Dr. & Serenidad                      Recreo                          3:33 p.m. Oakcrest Ave. &                  3:30 p.m. La Luna Ave. & Las
          (North Fork Springs)       2:45 p.m. Summit Elementary                      Pl.                             2:16 p.m. 3614 Reeves Rd.                           Barbara St.                                Arcadas (Just Past
3:21 p.m. Maricopa Hwy.                         School                      3:15 p.m. Alto & Feliz Dr.                2:18 p.m. 4225 Reeves Rd.                 ***                                                  Gabriels)
          (Matilija Crossing)        2:50 p.m. 15925 Ojai-Santa Paula       3:17 p.m. Reposo Dr. & Brandt             2:19 p.m. McAndrew & Reeves               3:15 p.m. Country Dr. & Country            3:32 p.m. La Luna Ave. &
3:25 p.m. Wheeler’s Hot Springs                 Rd. (Red Barn)                        Ave.                            2:20 p.m. McAndrew & Grand                          Pl.                                        Oakwood St.
3:28 p.m. Maricopa Hwy. &            2:55 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. &       3:18 p.m. Feliz Dr. & Encino Dr.          2:22 p.m. McAndrew & Thacher              3:17 p.m. Sumac Dr. & Alomar               ***
          Camino Cielo                          Camp Bartlett               3:23 p.m. Ventura Ave. & Valley                     Rd. (Thacher School)                      Dr.                              3:25 p.m. Dennison Park
3:30 p.m. Maricopa Hwy. (Dirt        2:57 p.m. 13713 Ojai-Santa Paula                 Meadow Dr.                      2:25 p.m. 4425 Thacher Rd.                3:20 p.m. Highland (Before                 3:30 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. &
          Lot before Bodee’s)                   Rd.                         ***                                       2:27 p.m. Thacher & McNell                          Driveway before Apts.)                     Ojai Foundation
***                                  3:00 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           3:00 p.m. Villanova & Old Grade           2:30 p.m. Thacher & Ladera                3:25 p.m. Woodland Ave. &                  3:35 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. &
2:25 p.m. Mira Monte School                     Osborn Rd.                            Rd. (At Rite Aid)               2:34 p.m. Grand Ave. & Gridley                      Mirror Lake Ave.                           Boccali’s Ranch
          (Matilija Jr. High only)   3:05 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           3:02 p.m. Country Dr. & Country                     Rd.                             3:28 p.m. Rice Rd. & Woodland              3:38 p.m. Summit Elementary
2:32 p.m. 11411 Creek Rd.                       Koeingstein Rd.                       Pl.                             2:38 p.m. Topa Topa Smart Start                     Ave.                                       School
2:34 p.m. Creek Rd. & Kenewa St.     3:10 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula &           3:05 p.m. Sumac Dr. & Alomar St.                    (Rear of Topa Topa                                                         3:42 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                3:32 p.m. Baldwin Rd. & Rancho
2:36 p.m. Encino & Rodeo Dr.                                                                                                                                                                                         (Red Barn)
                                                Sulphur Mtn Rd.             3:08 p.m. Highland Dr. (Halfway                     Elementary)                               Matilija
2:37 p.m. Alto Dr. & Serenidad                                                                                                                                                                             3:45 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd.
                                     3:13 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula & Scot                Down Hill)                      3:15 p.m. 1212 Maricopa Hwy.              3:35 p.m. Baldwin Rd. & Los
          Pl.                                                                                                                                                                                                        (Camp Bartlett)
                                                Weis Ranch                  3:11 p.m. Woodland & Silverspur                     (Holy Cross Day Care)                     Encinos Rd.
2:39 p.m. Alto & Feliz Dr.                                                                                                                                                                                 3:47 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. &
                                     ***                                    3:13 p.m. 1794 Rice Rd.                   3:17 p.m. 120 Church Rd. (Noah’s          3:40 p.m. Baldwin Rd. & Private
2:40 p.m. Reposo Dr. & Brandt                                                                                                                                                                                        Koenigstein Rd.
                                     2:30 p.m. 510 Park Rd. (Ojai Rec.)     3:16 p.m. Baldwin Rd. & Rancho                      Ark Day Care)                             Rd.
          Ave.                                                                                                                                                                                             3:50 p.m. Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. &
                                     2:40 p.m. Grand Ave. & Gridley                   Matilija                                                                  ***
2:41 p.m. Feliz & Encino Dr.                                                                                                                                                                                         Osborn Rd.
                                                Rd.                         3:20 p.m. Baldwin Rd. & Los               Topa Topa Elementary School               3:15 p.m. Park Rd. (Ojai Rec.
2:45 p.m. Oakcrest & Barbara St.     2:42 p.m. Ojai Ave. (Rock House)                 Encinos                         3:00 p.m. Fulton & Oak St.                          Dept.)
***                                  2:43 p.m. Ave. de la Entrada                                                     3:03 p.m. 112 Bald St.                    3:17 p.m. Grand Ave. & Gridley
2:35 p.m. Country Dr. & Country      2:45 p.m. Ojai Ave. & Reeves Rd.       Meiners Oaks Elementary School            3:05 p.m. Bryant St. & Pope Lane                    Rd.
           Pl.                                  (Boccali’s)                 2:25 p.m. Meiners Oaks                    3:06 p.m. 212 Bryant St.                  3:18 p.m. Ojai Ave. & Oak Glen

Kumon Center trains kids in math, reading
    By Jay Ford Cullis               program, and in June she brought       habits, the ability to keep going if          “What tends to happen is kids         as fast as they want — everyone
                                     the Kumon style of after-school        something seems hard,” she said.          fall a little bit behind every year,”     has a different ability to absorb,           education to Ojai. Three months in,        With a focus on math and              she said. “By the time they get to        and it takes different amounts of
   Every year, thousands of          she’s tutoring 25 students and         reading skills, the Kumon style           high school they have a lot of gaps,      time. We want them to become
educators apply to be Kumon          seeing the kind of success many        was developed in Japan in the late        in math particularly. The idea of         independent learners, to identify
Math and Reading Center              teachers only dream of for their       1950s. Incorporating traditional          Kumon is to make sure that never          with their own success.”
instructors, but only several        students.                              aspects of both enrichment and            happens.”
hundred are chosen for the
extensive training process. Pam
Knutson is one of those educators
                                        “They start experiencing a lot of
                                     pleasure in their own success,”
                                     said Knutson. “We want kids to
                                                                            remedial education, Kumon puts
                                                                            the emphasis (and the impetus) on
                                                                            the student. “Because it’s
                                                                                                                          Knutson, who has a bachelor’s
                                                                                                                      in English from the University of
                                                                                                                      California at Berkeley, has
that Kumon saw as ideal for their    develop life skills, good study        individualized and because of the
                                                                            methodology, kids really are able
                                                                                                                      California teaching credentials and
                                                                                                                      has taught in Arizona and                 Helpful
                                                                            to realize their potential,” said         California. She also did graduate
                                                                            Knutson. “(They) sign up for
                                                                            enrichment or they sign up for
                                                                                                                      work in comparative literature at
                                                                                                                      Berkeley before learning about the
                                                                            remedial work.”                           Kumon program in Monterey. A                   By Joanie Chiarodit
                                                                                Austen and Corinne Berryman           friend wanted to start a program
                                                                            are getting A’s in school, but they       there, and Knutson didn’t hesitate             OVN contributor
                                                                            come to Kumon twice a week for            to join up. “She said, ‘let’s do this,’      It is summer, a wonderful time
                                                                            half an hour sessions. While the          and I thought sure — I’ve been            to bring out the bubbles! An
                                                                            classroom is usually the last thing       really passionate about education.        inexpensive and entertaining fun
                                                                            on most students minds during the         With our experience in Monterey I         outdoors experience. It can become
                                                                            education-sapped vacuum of the            began to realize this was                 a science project. Why do bubbles
                                                                            summer vacation months, these             something really, really special. It’s    pop? What is inside the bubble?
                                                                            kids are keeping their math and           not any kind of quick fix, it’s not       How long does a bubble last?
                                                                            reading skills in top condition, and      designed to help kids pass                Bubble solution can be made with
                                                                            doing it with a smile on their face.      particular tests. It’s long term (and)    dishwashing soap and water.
                                                                                “It’s really fun, and it’ll help me   by doing a little bit every day …            As the mother of two children, a
                                                                            in school,” said Corinne of the           they really develop a sense of            teacher and a counselor, Joanie Sibner
                                                                            program. It’s so easy for students        mastery.”                                 Chiarodit has worked extensively with
                                                                            to forget many of the things they             The program requires a $40            children, teens and adults for more
                                                                            learn during the school year — an         registration fee, and classes are $90     than 20 years.
                                                                            hour a week at Kumon is enough            a month, per subject. It’s a small           Let her know if she can help with
                                                                            to keep those skills in top shape         fee compared to tuition prices            any family issues. She received her
                                                                            during the lazy summer months,            among the competitive private             bachelor’s in education, with a minor
                                                                            giving the student an advantage           schools that offer similar programs       in art, from Goddard College and her
                                                Photo by Jay Ford Cullis    when the schools open their doors         that emphasize individualized             master’s in counseling psychology
                                                                            in the fall.                              learning styles. “The progress of         from CSUN. She is a licensed marriage
AUSTEN AND CORINNE Berryman take a test under the watchful eye of               It’s a pattern Knutson said can       any child is determined by that           and family therapist in private practice
Kumon Math and Reading’s Pam Knutson.                                       be seen on a year-to-year scale.          child,” said Knutson. “They can go        in Ojai and Santa Barbara.

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Much ado about nothing
                                                                                                                       know when the Lord is
                                                                                                                                                                                COUNCIL VIEWS
                                      Heavenly answer
                                                                                                                       responding.                               The following question was asked     family that will spend the money
                Mel                                                                                                        She sends the money to her         of the Ojai City Council by Jesse       on infrastructure, that costs us
                Bloom                                                                                                  grandson on schedule. He has           Phelps Aug. 12, 2004:                   very little, and we will reap the
                                                                                                                       replied with “Grandma, you                                                     benefits from that. A lot of people
                                      Anyone in a similar situation          the current vernacular, “get his          shouldn’t do this.”                       Is Ojai too dependent                are not aware, I know that they
                   Two of the         knows making ends meet has             act together” and consequently                And her answer is, “This is not    financially upon the Ojai Valley        will give away as much as 50
                 most admirable       become progressively more              felt more estranged, more alone.          my money. It is coming from            Inn & Spa?                              packages a week to volunteer
                 people I know        difficult as prices on practically        The family moved from our              God.” I suspect churches in                                                    organizations. We’re privileged to
                 c o n s i d e r      everything are rising. This couple     town beyond the daily                     America would go out of                   Mayor Sue Horgan:                    have them and what they do for
                 themselves           has always tithed, even to the         comforting connection he had              business if all their congregants         In my view, we are very              the city of Ojai.
atheists. They are kind,              point of foregoing the little extras   with his grandmother, a woman             took it upon themselves to put         fortunate to have the Ojai Valley
intelligent, charitable and           which add considerable comfort         of great serenity and love. He            their tithes where they felt it was    Inn and the transient occupancy            Council member David Bury:
successful by our measuring           to our lives.                          landed a job at a fast-food               needed instead of into the church      tax and the attendant sales tax         Absolutely not. We’re very
standards. Yet I can’t help but          Though they have several            franchise. Though he never said           coffers. But I also suspect God        that it provides. That is what, I       fortunate to have someone like the
wonder if their lives are lacking     grandchildren, the oldest now 18,      it was not enough to sustain him,         can make any exceptions he feels       think, allows Ojai to have a            Inn here as an integral part of our
something since they don’t pray.      is a grandson whom I have know         his grandmother intuitively knew          are needed.                            significantly higher standard of        local economy. I think many cities
They have hopes and aspirations;      since he was a toddler. He was a       it and instigated an action so                My friend is a daily Bible         living than most cities with a          would be thrilled to have such a
they also have fears.                 remarkable young boy, well-            typical of her and so indicative of       reader. A few days after she was       population of 8,000 people.             business in their community that
   Discussing these feelings with     mannered           and     gentle.     the strength of her faith. She            granted heavenly dispensation to                                               allows them to thrive as a cultural
other human beings is the crux of     Unfortunately, like so many            addressed the Lord.                       send the money to her grandson,           Mayor Pro Temp Rae Hanstad:          and tourism-based economy.
earnest discourse. But I’ve always    young boys with stepfathers, a            She asked if it would be               she came across this passage in        We rely on the Inn, but not too
felt the most comfort in              connection is often difficult to       permissible to give her tithing,          Deuteronomy: (26:12) “Every            much because we have agreed as             Council member Carol Smith:
discussing these issues is with       forge. Consequently, this boy was      the Lord’s money, to her                  third year is the year of special      a community that we don’t want          The business of this city is
something beyond humanity,            sort of left in limbo as the family    grandson, as it would be                  tithing. That year, you are to give    to have manufacturing or too            tourism, period. We’d like to
something most people refer to as     expanded with the arrival of his       impossible for her to make two            all your tithes to the Levites, the    many high-impact jobs. They             broaden out our business appeal
God. That is why I love to hear       two half sisters.                      bequests. The Lord answered               stranger, the fatherless, and the      provide us with an alternative.         so that more residences can work
stories of abiding faith. A friend       As time passed, during which        affirmatively. I didn’t ask what          widows so that they will be well       There        is    no      impact       in Ojai and that more residents
shared one with me recently and       there was negligible paternal          words God used in responding to           fed.”                                  environmentally and high impact         have higher paying jobs, who
with her permission and blessing      guidance, the boy began to feel        her as I have always felt such a              If ever there was a P.S. from      in    terms      of     providing       work      in    Ojai.     Because,
I would like to share it with you.    more disconnected from the             question is too personal. But I           God, this must have been it.           employment and business to              unfortunately, the tourism
   She and her husband are            family. Though he never got into       sense these people who are                These are the kind of joys no          other local businesses.                 industry does not produce that
retired on a fixed income.            trouble he was also unable to, in      deeply in touch with the Lord             atheists will ever experience.                                                 many well-paying jobs. Nor do the
                                                                                                                                                                Council member Joe DeVito:            shops, because shop clerks usually
                                                                                                                                                              We appreciate what the Ojai             make, what, $8 to $12 an hour. So
Office Depot, HP develop in-store recycling                                                                                                                   Valley Inn represents to the city of
                                                                                                                                                              Ojai. We appreciate what they do.
                                                                                                                                                              What community wouldn’t give
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the city is avidly looking to
                                                                                                                                                                                                      increase the amount of clean
                                                                                                                                                                                                      business that can be here. We are a
                                         Office Depot and HP will            partnership between Office                Approved Equipment to an
Public can drop off                   collect and recycle a broad range      Depot and HP,” said Thomas P.             Office Depot retail store per day,
                                                                                                                                                              their right arm to have an
                                                                                                                                                              organization like the Crown
                                                                                                                                                                                                      tourist-based economy now and
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the inn has a big part to play.
any brand of                          of information technology and
                                      digital entertainment products
                                                                             Dunne,       acting    assistant
                                                                             administrator for the Office of
                                                                                                                       through Sept. 6, 2004. Office
                                                                                                                       Depot will not accept and
computer,                             from      any    manufacturer,         Solid Waste and Emergency                 reserves the express right to reject
peripherals through                   including desktops, notebooks,
                                      keyboards, mice, printers,
                                                                             Response, U.S. Environmental
                                                                             Protection Agency. “We look
                                                                                                                       all other types of electronic
                                                                                                                       equipment, including, but not
                                                                                                                                                              Winspear at Local Hero
Sept. 6                               scanners, handhelds, digital
                                      cameras, fax machines, desktop
                                                                             forward to this program
                                                                             increasing           convenient
                                                                                                                       limited to, stand-alone VCRs, TVs
                                                                                                                       (greater than 27” measured
                                                                                                                                                                 Jacqueline Winspear will
                                                                                                                                                              present her new Maisie Dobbs’
                                                                                                                                                                                                      covering international education,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      has published articles in a range
    By Terri Thomas                   copiers, flat panel displays,          opportunities for electronics             diagonally), DVDs, and any             adventure book, “Birds of a             of magazines, and has also
    Coounty of Ventura                monitors, televisions (27” or          recycling in the U.S. and leading         product that presents a                Feather,” and autograph copies          recorded her essays for KQED
                                      smaller), TV/VCR combos and            to other productive partnerships          hazardous condition, including         Saturday at 4 p.m. at Local Hero        radio in San Francisco.
   Office Depot and Hewlett-          cell phones. All products              among retailers, manufacturers            monitors with broken glass.            Books & Café, 254 E. Ojai Ave.             A resident of Ojai, she spends
Packard have developed the first      collected from Office Depot            and governments.”                         Customers will not receive             Her first novel, “Maisie Dobbs,”        as much time as possible
free, nationwide, in-store            stores will be recycled at HP’s           Full program details, in-store         compensation from Office Depot         was published by Soho Press in          outdoors, and divides her time
electronics recycling program in      U.S. recycling facilities in           drop-off locations, and the terms         for approved equipment.                July 2003.                              between northern and southern
the United States. Customers can      Roseville, Calif., and near            and conditions are available at              Office Depot locations in              Winspear was born in                 California. When she’s not
now drop off any brand of             Nashville, Tenn.                       Office Depot’s Web site at                Ventura County include: 4731           England, in the area known as           writing, she loves horseback
unwanted electronics at any of           “Environmental responsibility           Telephone Road in Ventura at           The Weald of Kent. Educated in          riding, hiking, mountain biking
Office Depot’s more than 850          is not only a part of HP’s             /promo/pages/recycle.jsp.                 658-1582; 1931 Ventura Blvd,           Cranbrook, and at The University        and sailing. She also is a regular
retail locations in the continental   business strategy, it has become       Office Depot will only accept for         Building B in Oxnard at 988-6030;      of London’s Institute of                visitor to the United Kingdom
United States.                        an integral component of the           recycling the following used              25 East Hillcrest Drive in             Education, she subsequently             and Europe, and is currently at
   The program, which runs            customer experience,” said Lee         equipment: printers, scanners, fax        Thousand Oaks at 495-0373; 425         worked in publishing (chiefly in        work on her third novel in the
through Sept. 6, 2004, will           Ray Massey, senior vice                machines, personal computers              Cochran Street in Simi Valley at       academic publishing), in higher         Maisie Dobbs series.
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                       Ojai Valley News
                         Aug. 20, 2004
                           Page A-7
                                            Commentary                                                                                                                  Friday

           Isle of sanctuary
        tung by U-Boat raids on                                                           This story was generously
        one of Britain’s key                                                           brought to my attention by Betty
        shipping lanes, Winston                                                        Crosby, well-known to many of
Churchill sent several hundred                                                         you for her bright smile and
Italian prisoners of war to the                Bret                                    unflagging good cheer. It struck
Orkney Islands during World                                                            her with a particular resonance,
War II to build a massive series of          Bradigan                                  given the contrast with our own
concrete causeways to seal the                                                         horrifying and demoralizing
eastern approaches to the Scapa                                                        experiences with prisoners in Iraq
Flow.                                                                                  and at Guantanamo Bay.
    According to the Miracle of                                                           On the surface it seems merely
Camp 60, “the camp consisted at first of 13 or                       an affirming, charming story. But you don’t have
more cheerless huts, but the active Italians made                    to look far to find deeper meaning lurking within.
concrete paths and planted flowers, until the                        There are great lessons in “the Miracle of Camp
whole area of was transformed.”                                      60” for all us, as we face an age of rage and
    The industrious Italian prisoners were not                       uncertainty.
done. “The one thing the camp still lacked — a                          These prisoners and islanders, instead of
chapel.” The prisoners deeply felt its lack, and                     becoming divided by the murderous hatred that
their guards encouraged them to build one. One                       consumed so much of the world in those dark days,
talented prisoner, Chiocchetti, managed the                          found a literal sanctuary of common humanity, and
project and did most of the artistic plaster work.                   from that, expanded their moral circle.
He took a barren Quonset-type hut and                                   It reminds me of a story by a South African
transformed it into an elegant chapel, complete                      journalist who witnessed an apartheid-era riot
with sanctuary, chancel, painted glass                               in Soweto. He saw a young policeman chasing
representing St. Francis of Assisi and St. Catherine                 down, club in hand, a fleeing black lady. The
of Sienna. The prisoners bought gold curtains                        lady’s shoe fell off, and the policeman, as a
from their welfare fund. Candelabra were                             well-bred Boer, stopped and helped her put her
fashioned from scrap iron. Wood for the                              shoe back on. He gave up the chase at that
tabernacle was salvaged from a shipwreck. A                          instant. He shared that moment of common
lovely façade was constructed to hide the                            humanity with someone and so lost the hate
meanness of the hut/chapel exterior. The beauty                      that had driven him to chase her. His moral
of the finished chapel was such that “gradually it                   circle had expanded to such a point that she
became a place of pilgrimage for anyone                              was now included.
holidaying in Orkney and thousands went to see                          As a result of these tragic tales of torture and
it each year.”                                                       abuse from Iraq, we have a better idea of why our
    The prisoners only used the chapel for a few                     enemies hate us. A few bad actors, given free rein
months, and the builders, those Italian prisoners                    by bad policies, have tainted an entire people, the
heading home at war’s end, were promised by the                      vast majority of whom, under the right
islanders that they would keep it in trust, cherish                  circumstances, are capable of great compassion
and preserve it.                                                     and kindness. A few acts of evil can undo
    The inclement weather of the Scottish Isles,                     countless good deeds, and create another
however, meant that even the sturdiest                               generation of hatred to stand between who we are
workmanship would not endure. In 1958, a                             and who we can be.
preservation committee was formed and                                   But we must never lose the firm faith that
eventually word reached those villages in Italy                      opportunities for reconciliation can come from the
where the original builders lived. They made the                     unlikeliest places. That chapel on Orkney Island
return trip to the place of their incarceration, and                 stands now, 60 years on, as a reminder of that
used their considerable skills to restore that chapel.               simple truth.
                                                                                                                                             and, unfortunately, it’s a frequent   benches would have been more         “what-ifs” faded as I realized that,
                                                                                                                                             occurrence in our community.          appropriate with perhaps “just” a    at least for the present, Chelsea
                                                                                                                                             There have been several fire          fountain.                            remains a favorite, followed
                                       OUR READERS’ VIEWS                                                                                    fatalities in residences over the
                                                                                                                                             past few years.
                                                                                                                                                Please      make      this   an
                                                                                                                                                                                      Therefore, it brings to mind
                                                                                                                                                                                   about the Ojai Rotary Club
                                                                                                                                                                                   landscaping the “Y” entrance to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        closely by outré choices such as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Paris, Tiffany, Prada, Tyler and
                                                                                                                                             opportunity to take a few minutes     our city. Something was said            Whatever happened to that
We the people,                              Americas!” That is, until I realized
                                            I looked more like former
                                                                                                not paying attention.” Dems and
                                                                                                GOP probably both believe this,              to think about fire safety in your    about equestrian with a horse.       “grand old name,” Mary?
not Us v. Them                              President Richard Nixon boarding
                                            his last Helicopter-One ride into
                                                                                                   The part of all this that breaks
                                                                                                                                             home. Does your smoke detector
                                                                                                                                             work? Does your family know
                                                                                                                                                                                   Maybe we have more equestrians
                                                                                                                                                                                   here now, but Ojai is known for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Gerry Baur
   To the editor:                           resigned retirement.                                my heart is what it does to                  what to do in case of a fire?         the “arts and music.” A beautiful
                                               But the point is, Ms. Eells sees                 democratic participation. The best           Contact your local fire station if    mural painted by our local artists
   Re: “There and Gone” Opinion
by Kelly Feser Eells and “City              “three Americas,” and I want to                     part of running for election (or re-         you need help to answer “yes” to      would be a wonderful welcome.        Park comes alive
                                            echo that, with a twist. I see three                election) is the validation of the           both of these questions so you and    Simple can still be attractive
Council seats go unopposed,” I
notice that Ms. Eells is more than          Americas because there are lots of                  candidate’s abilities, character or          your family can be fire safe.         without having to spend an           with sights of art
                                            people out here who: a) do not                      plans for the future. When no one               Wayne Maynard                      exorbitant amount of money. So, I       8-10
willing to make her own unique                                                                                                                                                                                             To the editor:
contribution to the negativity              hate President Bush, but rather,                    runs against an incumbent, I guess              Oak View                           ask you, Ojai Rotary Club, please
                                            respect him as “President”; b) also                 that’s validation, of a sort. But,                                                 think this one out carefully.           Libbey Park was alive Saturday
characterizing this election season,                                                                                                                                                                                    with the passion and energy of
and may well be the reason for the          respected President Clinton and                     how sad. There is no one out there                                                    Ann Adamson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        young artists presenting and
dearth of candidates to run against         his family; and c) plan to vote
                                            based on qualifications for the
                                                                                                who thinks they have something
                                                                                                to offer our city? No one who has
                                                                                                                                             Ojai could be even                       Ojai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        performing their own unique
our incumbent City Council
members. From reading her                   office, rather than emotional                       the spirit of public service? No one         easier on the eyes                                                         creativity. The Art Project, created
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        by Bryan Bihari, brought its dream
article, I guess that Ms. Eells is not      “hate” or “love.”
                                               It’s getting to the point in this
                                                                                                who cares? That’s what’s sad.
                                                                                                   Kathi Smith
                                                                                                                                                To the editor:
                                                                                                                                                                                   Names don’t                          for young artists to get their work
impressed with Democratic vice
presidential candidate John                 country where there really is a                        Ojai Unified School Board                    Our valley is so pretty with all   remain the same                      “out there” in its first art and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        music festival.
Edwards and plans to vote for               great divide between us. Those                         Term expires November 2006                the trees and shrubs. Nothing is         8-11
                                            who stand behind the candidates,                       Ojai                                      easier on the eyes than to look at       To the editor:                       Congratulations to Bryan for
Vice President Dick Cheney this                                                                                                                                                                                         taking on the challenge of sharing
November. My quibble with her is            President Bush or Sen. Kerry, at                                                                 the nice greenery. I loved the idea      When I read Mel Bloom’s recent
                                            election rallies, and cheer wildly                                                               of a park at the corner of Ojai       column about the origin and          his dream with so many and to
that she takes it a step further, and
rips into Sen. Edwards’ “two                for the man — it’s getting                          Tragedy reminds                              Avenue and Foothill Road. But I       current popularity of the girl’s     Kate Guernsey for her work and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        dedication in making this festival
                                            impossible for either side to even                                                               must say the planting was             name, Chelsea, my thoughts
Americas” theme.
    Actually, during the primary            begin to comprehend how the                         us of fire safety                            inappropriately placed. You can’t     momentarily flew back to a time      an exciting happening. We look
                                            members of the opposing group                          8-13                                      even tell what is there from the      long ago when appellations such      forward to next year’s T.A.P.
when Sen. Edwards first tried out                                                                  To the editor:                                                                                                       Festival in the park and we’ll be
this speech on the C-SPAN, I                can believe in their guy; what in                                                                frontage side. The Rincon Street      as Faith, Hope and Charity and,
                                            the world are they thinking? There                     This week we lost a member of             side should have been placed          yes, Chastity, were in vogue and I   keeping up with Bryan’s dream
found myself raising both hands                                                                 our community to fire in his                                                                                            for             artists           at
in count with him, “Two                     is a bumper sticker that says, “If                                                               lower on the property. This, to me,   wondered what effect their revival
                                            you’re not appalled, then you’re                    residence. It is a sad loss indeed           is not a park, but just a place to    might have on today’s culture.
                                                                                                                                             view native plants. I think some      Particularly, the latter.               The Florence Family
                                                                                                                                             nice trees with a lawn area and          Just as quickly, my mental           Ojai

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NEWS                                                                                  West                                                   the arts of Ojai
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    • Aug. 21: Shanti Rosen, age 4,
is one of 29 artists whose banner
will be on display in Ventura for
                                                                                      Famed Western artists on
the Street Banner Project. A
reception for the artists will be                                                     exhibit at Ojai Valley Museum
held Saturday from 1:30 to 2:30
p.m. at Memorial (Cemetery)                                                               By Jane McClenahan
Park, East Main Street between                                                             OVN contributor
Aliso and Hemlock, followed by a                                                         Relive the authentic cowboy
walking tour of the Banner Project                                                    experience of yesteryear at
at 3 p.m., guided by the lead artist.                                                 “Keeping the West Alive,” an
Call 658-4793.                                                                        exhibit of western art by Edward
    • Aug. 21 and 22: “Tony Otto:                                                     Borein and Luis B. Ortega at the
Perspectives,” an art show                                                            Ojai Valley Museum from Aug.
featuring original works by artist                                                    19 to Oct. 10.
Tony Otto, will be held Saturday                                                         Borein and Ortega shared an
and Sunday with a reception from                                                      art studio in Santa Barbara in the
7 to 9 p.m. at The Secret Gallery,                                                    1930s and remained lifelong
201-A Bryant St., Ojai. Gallery                                                       friends. Many of their works in
hours are Monday through                                                              the hands of Central Coast
Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 640-                                                   collectors will make up the
3601.                                                                                 exhibit, highlighted by many
    • T h r o u g h A u g . 2 2 : Ojai                                                works on loan from the Roger
artists Susan Stinsmuehlen-                                                           and Christina Haley family
Amend, glass and mixed media                  OJAI ARTIST GAYEL CHILDRESS
artist, and Richard Amend,                    will be exhibiting “Sounds of              Borein’s      etchings     and
painter, have concurrent solo                 Fear,” a new body of work, at           watercolors,           including
exhibitions on display at the                 Michel Chapin’s Stone Works             “California Vaquero,” depict the         Edward Borein and Luis B. Ortega
Carnegie Art Museum, 424 S. C                 Gallery, 300 N. Ventura Ave.,           cowboy’s exciting, adventurous
St., Oxnard, through Sunday. Call                                                     and difficult life on the range, a       designing, creating and braiding
385-81857.                                    during the Ventura Summer Art
                                                                                      life Borein experienced as a             cowboy tack out of strips of
    • Through Aug. 28: Ojai artist            Walk on Saturday from 3 to 9            working vaquero in California            natural rawhide.
Elizabeth White, of Ojai, and                 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to         and in Mexico.                              “Keeping the West Alive” runs                              EDWARD BOREIN’S “Cattle Roping”
Kathleen Koenig will be                       6 p.m. This exhibit examines the           Also a working cowboy and             through Oct. 10 at the Ojai Valley
showcased in an all-pastel show,              feeling of fear that is shared by       member of the Cowboy Hall of             Historical Society & Museum, 130         Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on
“Ladies and Landscapes,” through                                                      Fame, Ortega’s hand-braided              W. Ojai Ave. at Blanche Street in        Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on
Aug. 28 at Fine Jewelry Works,                many people.
                                                                                      rawhide tack, including reins,           Ojai. An Old West-style opening          Sunday. Group tours can be
210 E. Main St., Ventura.                                                             reatas, quirts, hackamores,              event on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.           scheduled on Wednesdays by
    • Through Aug. 31: Around                 numerous awards and has been            bridles, headstalls and hobbles,         will include a Santa Maria-style         special arrangement.
the Corner Gallery will feature the           featured in several important           will be part of the Ojai Valley          barbecue put on by the Rotary               For more information on
works of Barbara Singer, a self-              publications. She is represented by     Museum exhibit. Ortega is                Club of Ojai-West.                       “Keeping the West Alive,” group
taught painter who finds                      galleries in California, Florida,       recognized as one of the greatest           Regular Museum hours are 1            tours, or the opening event, call
abundant inspiration living                   Massachusetts and North                 rawhide craftsmen, skillfully            to 4 p.m. on Thursday and                640-1390.
between Palm Springs and Santa                Carolina. AnneMarie Han will
Barbara, during the month of                  display her sculptures in the
August. Singer creates images of              showcase through Aug. 31. Call          Local photographer                                                                  Ojai Art Center
plants, flowers and pastoral                  646-0117.

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landscapes that are saturated with               • T h r o u g h A u g . 3 1 : The    wins first prize                                                                       & Gallery
color and vibrate with the energy             Nathan Larramendy Gallery, 107              Roger Conrad, Ojai fine art
and stillness that belong to nature.          S. Signal St., has announced its        photographer, won first prize in                  g{x TÜà by [ÉÅx
The gallery is open seven days a              summer group exhibition titled          the Oxnard Art Association’s
                                                                                                                                                                          113 S. Montgomery, Ojai
week, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at              “Hidden Treasures.” The
                                                                                                                                    Healing Gemstone Jewelry
                                                                                      annual juried Marine Art                                                           Hrs: 12-4pm Tuesday–Sunday
105 S. Montgomery St., Ojai, 640-             exhibition features works by            Exhibition.                                 Poetic Inspired Home Fashions
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    • T h r o u g h A u g . 3 1 : The         Peregrine Honing, Cynthia Ona
                                                                                          His winning photograph was
                                                                                      selected from 60 photographs and              Sweet Peace, Light & Love                                                       Ojai House
August gallery exhibit at Ojai Art            Innis, Lisa Kokin, Kara Maria, Lisa     paintings in various media. His            307 N. Montgomery, Ojai                  NEW EXHIBITS                                 Hosts
Center, 113 S. Montgomery St.,                Solomon, Laura Splan, Susan
will feature the art of Ione Citron.          Stinsmuehlen-Amend, Jacqueline
                                                                                      first-place entry is a triptych called
                                                                                      “Maid of the Mist,” which consists                   646-8179                         MONTHLY                                Brett Wagner
She expresses her passion for                 Woods, and many more. The               of three photographs taken at                                                                                                      candidate for
creativity in watercolors, mixed              exhibition will run through Aug.        Niagara Falls. The Marine Art
media and sculpture. Citron has
exhibited extensively, receiving
                                              31. Call 646-2750 for more              Exhibition is being shown through                                                                                            U.S. Congress
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  NHS Staff
First look: NHS varsity football 2004                                                                                                                                                            and schedule
                                                                                                                                     we had a good weight room and also a good
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nordhoff varsity
                                                                             Rangers’ experience should                              passing league on Tuesday nights.”                         football coaching staff
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cliff Farrar: head football
                                                                                                                                        Those seven-on-seven matchups have trained
                                                                             offset tough schedule                                   Nordhoff athletes against other, larger schools like       coach, defensive coordinator,
                                                                                                                                     Agoura, Buena and Ventura. “We can see the speed           inside linebackers coach
                                                                                  By Jesse Phelps                                    and that can help get us ready,” Farrar said.                 Scott Titus: offensive
                                                                                                      Offensively, key returnees include several skill-       Coordinator, quarterbacks
                                                                                The Nordhoff varsity football team opened its        position players. Andy Doyle comes back from a             coach, outside linebackers
                                                                             fall practice schedule yesterday, even as its stadium   season in which a broken leg held him to 15                coach
                                                                             continues to undergo a significant renovation. This     receptions but will look to increase that production          Randy Haney: offensive
                                                                             year’s Ranger team faces at least one extra road        catching passes from third-year starting                   line coach, defensive line coach
                                                                             game and a bevy of difficult opponents but should       quarterback Ryan Whitcomb.                                    Tyson Hardman: receivers
                                                                             benefit from a strong set of returning players on          “That’s a big plus,” stated Farrar. “They should        coach, safeties coach
                                                                             both sides of the ball.                                 have some good insight in terms of what it takes to
                                                                                                                                     play varsity football. We’ve got our center and both          Mike Rodriguez: running
                                                                                Six starters on both offense and defense return
                                                                             from last season’s Tri-Valley League championship       guards back, too. We trap a lot and do a lot of            backs coach, cornerbacks coach
                                                                             squad, which eventually lost to rival Oaks Christian    pulling, so that’s another big plus. That’s a good
                                                                             in the CIF-Southern Section semifinals.                 nucleus on the offense. I think we should score               Tentative varsity
                                                                                “I’m excited for the season. We have a good          some points, with a little help from the head coach.”
                                                                             group of guys back. I don’t know how good other            Scott Titus, back for his second year as offensive      regular season schedule
                                                                             people are going to be. We’re going to be good,         coordinator, will call the plays. Likely Titus, who           • Scrimmage: Sept. 3, at
                                                                             others might be great,” said Nordhoff head coach        prefers a more wide-open offense than that                 Oxnard, 7 p.m.
                                                                             Cliff Farrar.                                           traditionally employed by the Rangers, will take              • Week 1: Sept. 10, at
                                                                                The 2003 squad came up biggest when it               solid advantage of Whitcomb’s experience.                  Channel Islands (Division IV),
                                                                             counted, winning four league games by 10 points or         Farrar believes Whitcomb is ready to take on            7 p.m.
                                                                             less, all with fourth quarter comebacks, to go          more of a leadership role, necessary with the loss of         • Week 2: Sept. 17, Santa
                                                                             undefeated in league play. This year’s edition has      lineman and team inspiration Micah Reed, a red-            Ynez, Site To Be Determined
                                                                             the 2003 Tri-Valley League Defensive Most               shirt at UCLA this fall. Doyle and lineman Taylor             • Week 3: Sept. 24, at
                                                                             Valuable Player back, senior middle linebacker Will     Downing will also be locker room leaders.                  Pacifica (Division IV), 7 p.m.
                                                                             Strong. Strong also led the 2003 team in rushing,          Finding tackles and tight ends will be important           • Week 4: Oct. 1, at Rio
                                                                             with 956 yards on just 168 carries and 15               as early season workouts progress. Other areas of          Mesa (Division IV), 7 p.m.
                                                                             touchdowns.                                             concern include the kicking game and a rough                  • Week 5: Oct. 8, at
                                                                                He’ll be joined on the inside by junior Casey        schedule that starts with five road games. Farrar          Carpinteria, 7:30 p.m.*
                                                                             Catlett, a two-year starter, who recorded 95 tackles    needs to find a consistent punter after the                   • Week 6: Oct. 8, Bishop
                                                                             a year ago to lead the team. The outside linebacker     graduation of big-legged Clark Bigler. Wiley               Diego, Site TBD**
                                                                             positions present more of a question mark heading       Stroberg was a perfect 14 of 14 on play-off PATs but          • Week 7: Oct. 22, Fillmore,
                                                                             into fall workouts.                                     this will be his first full season place kicking.
                                                                                                                                        Brad Lowry, who Farrar said did a good job with         7:30 p.m. *
                                             Photo by Leslie Vallee-Miller      “We just need other guys to step up and take                                                                       • Week 8: Oct. 29, at Oak
MARTY MYERS GOES DEEP DURING a recent Ranger football practice as            over the outside spots,” Farrar said.                   the junior varsity last season, and Stroberg will
                                                                                The defensive backfield may be the team’s            work with Sean Leach, a former University of               Park, 7:30 p.m.*
teammates Trevor Tullett, left, and Richard Loughman, right, look on.        biggest strength. “We return more people in the         Delaware punter and place kicker. “He helped out a            • Week 8: Nov. 5, at Santa
Nordhoff’s football season will kick off Sept. 3 at Oxnard.                  secondary than we have in ages,” said Farrar.           couple times this summer. He’s also planning on            Paula, 7:30 p.m.*
                                                                             “Robert Erickson, Spencer Hill and Andy Doyle           being here a couple times a week during the season.           • Week 9: Nov. 12, Oaks
                                                                             make for a lot coming back, plus other kids, in the     That’s going to give us a boost,” said Farrar.             Christian, 7:30 p.m.*

   Ojai’s Own,                                                               summer, did nice job there.”
                                                                                Summer workouts have generated decent
                                                                             attendance and a strong work ethic. “We have
                                                                             about 45 guys on the team and averaged about 35
                                                                                                                                        The team plays its first five games on the road
                                                                                                                                     and also takes on four teams from higher divisions.
                                                                                                                                     “We’ll know,” said Farrar, “whether we’re any
                                                                                                                                     good or not right away.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                   * Denotes league games
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ** This game will be the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                played at home if the field is

  Sharks merge
    The Ojai Sharks and Ojai’s        Murphy will be coaching a fifth
                                                                             guys a night for workouts,” said Farrar. “As usual,

                                                                                                                        Early Birds Get the Birdie
 Own basketball club teams            and sixth-grade boys’ team.
 have merged to become the               Placial will continue to coach
 Ojai Valley Sharks Basketball        with Jeff Frosts for the boys’
 Association.                         fifth-grade team and a sixth-
    Also joining the Sharks’ staff
 will be Greg Blessing. Blessing,     grade boys’ team.
 a teacher at Ojai Valley School,        Placial said the Sharks are
 will be coaching the seventh-        still looking to add a girls’
 and eighth-grade boys’ teams.        squad, but girls’ coaches are
 Shark’s head coach Dan Placial       needed to make this happen.
 calls Blessing “a great                 There will be a tryout after
 basketball coach.”                   school starts next week, which
    Matt Murphy, coach of the         will “give the coaches a chance
 Ojai’s Own team, has been            to collectively evaluate the
 coaching club and high school        talent in the different age
 since     graduating       from      groups,” said Placial. Tryout
 Nordhoff in 2001. He is              times are to be announced.
 currently the assistant coach to        For more information or to
 Nate Nylander in Villanova’s         join the Sharks organization,
 boys’ basketball program.            call Placial at 701-2055.

      Few and
   Favre between
                                          The rich owners were in the
                                      young league.
                                          I look back in shame at how
 Bud Furillo’s                        newspapermen ridiculed the
Steam                                     Some of them cashed in with
                                      Super Bowl tickets as they
Room                                  became more and more valuable.
                                      The tickets came from the NFL
                                      commissioner’s office.
                                          Sportswriters aren’t for sale
   Barron Hilton hosted the press     anymore.
conference that kicked off the            Their newspapers pay them
American Football League in           well enough to raise families.
1960.                                     I’ve identified with the
   He was the original owner of       underdog throughout my life.                                                                                                                                 Photos by Leslie Vallee-Miller
the Chargers and I clocked them           I’m proud of that. Because I’ve
in Los Angeles for the Herald-        seen so many of them prove              Jacob Johnson, 6, picks his club, then goes for   course for lessons in the basics of golf.       ends today. The ORD fall activities brochure
Express.                              themselves against the machines.        the pitch at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa. Part of   Johnson was the youngest of the group,          will be out Monday, and is available at the
   Things didn’t go well for the          The remaining franchises of         the Ojai Recreation Department’s Hole-in-One      which was coached by Jeff Johnson. A total of   Ojai Recreation Department main office, as
league. In Dallas, Lamar Hunt         that 1960 endeavor are in the
lost $1 million with the Texans,      AFC.                                    Golf Camp, Johnson joined friends at the OVI      12 kids participated in the program, which      well as at all Ojai schools.
who would become the Chiefs.              My fascination with the
   Lamar’s father was an oil          Chargers ended the following
baron with the same given name.       year when they went to San
                                                                             Rhino’s top
He figured his son could last 150
more years at that rate of lost
financial ground.
   The National Football League
                                          They were run out of Los
                                      Angeles by the Rams and the
                                      media machine.
                                                                                                                  Ojai Skate Park to
                                                                                                                                                       SPORTS SHORTS
                                                                                                                                                       be held Saturday. The                   New session of gymnastics
launched a vicious public                 They turned out to be as               Saturday’s Sundowner’s                                                tournament is open to men’s
relations campaign against the        greedy as the rest.                     Golf League Callender Cup           hold overnighter                     teams, and all proceeds will go         starts Monday
AFL. Their stooges in the media           Now they’re harping about a         play-off round was a close as          The Ojai Skate Park will hold                                                The Ojai Valley Gymnasts will
scoffed at the new league.            new stadium because San Diego                                                                                    to the Teen Fitness Center.
                                                                              it could get. Rhino’s FFFF          its first-ever overnighter              For softball enthusiasts 50          begin a new session of
   Their champs played each           came up with Petco Park for the         came back to take the league        Saturday and Sunday.                                                         gymnastics at the ORD beginning
other for the first time in 1967. I   Padres. The Padres owner put in                                                                                  and over, the ORD will have
                                                                              championship title with 1,023          A 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. skate          another 50-and-Over Softball            Monday.
had enough sense to bet on            plenty of his own dough.                                                    session will be open to all                                                     There are several classes for
Lombardi and the Packers and              There is nothing wrong with         points, just one better than Jim                                         Tournament Aug. 28 and 29.
                                                                                                                  skaters, and there will be pizza,       For more information, call the       youth 18 months and up: Tiny
have one of my good seasons at        Qualcom Stadium where the               Nelson’s Parker’s Putters.
                                                                                                                  prizes and games. The cost is $10;   646-1872.                               Tumblers, Kindergym, Beginners
the trough.                           Chargers play.                             Rhino’s eked out the win                                                                                      Boys,      Beginners,      Girls,
                                                                                                                  call the ORD at 646-1872 to
   But the AFL caught up by the           But franchises have been            on the strength of Gilbert                                                                                       Intermediate Girls and Team, for
third title game.                     holding up cities for new               Sauceda’s career-best round of                                           NHS looking for                         those who have completed
   New York Jets coach Weeb           stadiums and getting away with          80 for a league-high 45 points.                                                                                  Intermediates.
Ewbank put together a ground          it.                                        Other season total scores of     ORD to host variety of               girls’ tennis coach                        Practices Monday, Wednesday
game that chewed up the clock             This is one of the reasons I        the remaining play-off teams                                                Nordhoff High School is still
                                                                                                                  softball tournaments                 looking for a new girls’ tennis         and Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
and the Baltimore Colts, favored      root for the Green Bay Packers          are as follows: Good, Pick it                                                                                       Prices vary depending on the
by 18 and one-half points. The        and the incomparable Brett                                                    The ORD will host a number         coach for this fall.
                                                                              Up, 1015; Handicap’s What?,         of softball tournaments in                                                   amount of classes taken.
Jets won, 16-7. Too much of the       Favre.                                                                                                              Those interested in the
                                                                              1014; Bugsy’s Bandits, 1012;        upcoming weeks.                      position should call athletic              Call    the    Ojai    Valley
credit went to Joe Namath. Matt           The people of Green Bay             Village Idiots, 1009; Dr. Jay’s
Snell and Emerson Boozer ran          operate the Packers which is how                                               A Teen Fitness Center             director Dick Sebek at 640-4343,        Gymnastics club at 646-8382 to
                                                                              FPs, 966; Bennie’s Ropers, 992.     Benefit Softball Tournament will     Ext. 1802.
the Colts into defeat.                it was meant to be.                                                                                                                                      register.
   Ojai Valley News,
     Aug. 20, 2004
        Page B-2
                                   Ar ound Our Valley                                                                                                                                                               Friday
                                          GORGE — The public is invited to a           MUSIC AT MOVINO’S —
        This Week                         book signing and reception for local
                                          author Fred Heath and photographer
                                                                                     Wednesday at 8 p.m., Jacie Berry
                                                                                     performs at Movino Wine Bar &
                                          Herbert Clarke on Saturday from 10         Gallery, 308 E. Ojai Ave., in the
   •Friday, Aug. 20                       a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wheeler Gorge        Arcade, 646-1555.
    AMIGOS STORY TIME — Today             Visitor Center in Los Padres National         •Thursday, Aug. 26

                                                                                                                                    film society
at 3:30 p.m., the Amigos Story Time       Forest, 17017 Maricopa Highway. The                                                       the   OJ A I
Program at the Ojai Library, 111 E.                                                     OJAI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
                                          U.S. Forest Service and the Los            — will run through Sept. 11. For
Ojai Ave., will present Chrissy           Padres Forest Association are hosting
O’Grady and Joe Martin, who will                                                     tickets, call (888) 204-0344 or go
                                          the event. Heath and Clarke recently       online,
bring “The Reptile Family.” Parents       published the book, “An Introduction
and children are welcome to this free                                                Thursday at 8 p.m., “Macbeth,” at
program. Call 646-1639 for more
                                          to Southern California Butterflies.”
                                          During the reception, Heath and
                                          Clarke will present a program about
                                                                                     Ojai Art Center Theater, 113 S.
                                                                                     Montgomery St. Call 524-9906 for
                                                                                                                                                        Close look at Bush ‘unplugged’
    OJAI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL             butterflies found in the diverse
— will run through Sept. 11. For          ecosystems of Southern California. A                                                     Ojai Film Society
tickets, call (888) 204-0344 or go
                                          barbecue lunch will be available from
                                          11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $5. For more        Down the Road                               Film review
today at 8 p.m., “Much Ado About          information about the event, call                                                       The Ojai Film Society is
Nothing” at Ojai Art Center Theater,      640–9060.                                                                            running a series of political films
113 S. Montgomery St. Call 524-9906                                                      AMIGOS STORY TIME — Aug.
                                             REMEMBERING DR. LOIS                    27 at 3:30 p.m., the Amigos Story         during August. This Sunday at
for information.                          BARNES — Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.
    MUSIC AT THE RANCH HOUSE                                                         Time Program at the Ojai Library, 111     4:30 p.m. OFS will screen
                                          at Libbey Park, a gathering will be        E. Ojai Ave., will present Sergio
— Friday evenings beginning at 6:30       held to honor Dr. Lois Barnes,                                                       “Journeys with George” at the
p.m.through the end of August,                                                       Aragones, Mad Magazine cartoonist.        Ojai Playhouse, 145 E. Ojai Ave.
                                          obstetrician-gynecologist, who is          Parents and children are welcome to
singer-songwriter-guitarist Alan          closing her Ojai office and moving to                                                Admission is $10 general
Thornhill will play at The Ranch                                                     this free program. Call 646-1639 for
                                          Santa Barbara. Call 646-2407 for more      more information.                         admission, $5 for seniors,
House on South Lomita Avenue.             information.                                                                         students and society sponsors.
Reservations are suggested; call 646-                                                    MUSIC AT MOVINO’S — Aug. 27
                                             OJAI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL               at 7:30 p.m., Mitch Kashmar plays the     Call 646-8946.
2360.                                     — will run through Sept. 11. For
    FRIDAYS AT CLUB HUB —                                                            blues at Movino Wine Bar & Gallery,          An all-access pass to candidate
                                          tickets, call (888) 204-0344 or go         308 E. Ojai Ave., in the Arcade, 646-
Friday evenings, a real cool disc         online,                                                     George W. Bush in the months
jockey spins funk, soul, hip-hop, jazz,                                              1555.                                     before he won the closest and
                                          Saturday at 2 p.m., “Macbeth,” and             OJAI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
you name it at the “new back room”        “Much Ado About Nothing” at 8                                                        most controversial presidential
at Club Hub in the Arcade. Call 646-                                                 — will run through Sept. 11. For
                                          p.m., at Ojai Art Center Theater, 113      tickets, call (888) 204-0344 or go        election in history, this revealing,
9182.                                     S. Montgomery St. On Sunday,
    MUSIC AT MOVINO’S — Friday                                                       online,          often irreverent account of the
                                          “Much Ado About Nothing” opens at          Aug. 27 at 8 p.m., “Much Ado About        future president on the campaign
at 7:30 p.m., Bebop Xchange will play     2 p.m. and “Macbeth” at 7 p.m. Call                                                                                                                                                             Submitted photo
Latin, jazz and blues at Movino Wine                                                 Nothing,” at Ojai Art Center Theater,     trail takes an unprecedented
                                          524-9906 for information.                  113 S. Montgomery St. Call 524-9906
Bar & Gallery, 308 E. Ojai Ave., in the      MUSIC AT IL GIARDINO —                                                            close-up       look     at    Bush        “JOURNEYS WITH GEORGE,” a look at the election campaign of President
Arcade, 646-1555.                                                                    for information.                          “unplugged.”
                                          Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., Julie               “LONE STAR” — Theater 150                                                       George W. Bush, screens Sunday at the Ojai Playhouse. The film is part
   •Saturday, Aug. 21                     Dobek, cabaret singer-pianist, will        and Inner Circle Theater Company             “Journeys with George” is a            of the Ojai Film Society’s month of political productions.
    BIRD WALK — The Ojai Valley           perform at Il Giardino Restaurant,         will present James McLure’s one-act       chronicle, not only of one man’s
Land Conservancy will sponsor a free      401 E. Ojai Ave., 640-7381.                comedy, “Lone Star,” Aug. 27              quest to be president, but also of        Representative Nancy Pelosi of             at “W,” complete with his
bird walk on the Confluence Preserv          MUSIC AT MOVINO’S —                     through Sept. 5 at Theater 150, 918 E.                                              California, spent 18 months and            Cheetos fetish, unusual fondness
                                          Saturday at 7:30 p.m., D.J. Shag Toy                                                 how that man single-handedly
e Saturday at 8 p.m. Park on the west                                                Ojai Ave. Directed by Elizabeth           turned a plane full of hard-bitten,       traveled thousands of miles with           for baloney and cheese
shoulder of Highway 33 at the             performs at Movino Wine Bar &              Rosengren, the play stars Chris                                                     the candidate to capture the               sandwiches, and a seemingly
entrance (exit) to Casitas Springs        Gallery, 308 E. Ojai Ave., in the                                                    cynical journalists into what
                                                                                     Cotone and George Goldie.                 essentially        became,       by       whole thing — from the                     irrepressible urge to make silly
between Sulphur Mountain Road and         Arcade, 646-1555.                          Performances will be held Fridays
                                                                                                                               campaign’s end, an extended               disappointments to the hilarity to         faces for her ever-present
Nye Road. Carpooling is suggested.           •Sunday, Aug. 22                        and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays                                                 the on-the-road romances, and              camcorder.
Wear sturdy shoes and bring water.            OLD-TIME FIDDLERS MEET —               at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and two for     publicity department. A birthday
Binoculars will be provided. The          The California Old-Time Fiddlers           one on Sundays. Call 646-4300 or visit    cake from the governor here and           even Bush’s attempts to play                  “This highly amusing, breezily
walk will last an hour or two.            Association, District 8, will meet                       a pat on the back there, combined         matchmaker.                                apolitical documentary about life
    DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING               Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Oak View            YOUTH               SYMPHONY          with the press corps’ underlying             At the time a producer for              on the campaign trail,” wrote the
— The regular membership meeting          Community Center, 18 Valley Road           AUDITIONS — The Ojai Youth                                                          NBC news, Pelosi first boards the          New York Times, “is a witty
of the Ojai Valley Democratic Club                                                                                             knowledge that it was in their
                                          in Oak View. All ages are encouraged       Symphony will hold auditions Aug.                                                   rattletrap plane assigned to               reminder that campaigns are an
will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in     to join the fiddlers for an afternoon of   28 at Nordhoff High School in Ojai.       collective best interest that their
the Garden Room at the Garden                                                                                                  subject become president, and it          Bush’s press corps as he’s                 endless string of foolish events
                                          family-oriented fun, old-time music        The groups are open to interested
Terrace Restaurant, 1002 E. Ojai Ave.     and dancing. There is no admission         musicians ages 7 to 20. The Youth         becomes increasingly difficult for        negotiating the sub-Arctic climes          and photo-ops that are wildly
The meeting will include an update        charge and refreshments will be            Symphony is a full orchestra which        the journalists to maintain their         of a pre-New Hampshire                     detached from the hard issues a
on precinct work, the Get Out the         available. For more information, call      plays music from the symphonic            objectivity.                              primary winter. Her journey                president has to deal with. We
Vote campaign and a preview of            646-1583.                                  repertoire and is made up of                                                        doesn’t end until Inauguration             knew that about campaigns, but
future events. Time will be set aside                                                                                             Reporter Alexandra Pelosi,
                                             •Monday, Aug. 23                        musicians ages 13 to 20. Sinfonía and     daughter        of    Democratic          Day. In between, she treats us to          this documentary reinforces the
to get to know new members and to                                                    Ojai Strings are for musicians ages 7                                               a surprisingly unvarnished look            idea.”
share information and issues of              JOAN RAYMUND INTERVIEW
                                          AIRED — Phil Taggart’s interview of        to 13. The ensembles rehearse weekly
concern. Call 640-7340 for more                                                      on Monday evenings at Nordhoff and
information.                              the late Joan Raymund, poet laureate,                                                meet Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss      About Nothing” at Ojai Art Center          Trolley Service invites everyone to a
                                          will air on his program, “Askew,” on       perform three concerts a year. OYS, a
    ATTENTION                YOUNG                                                   nonprofit corporation, charges a low      “No Ordinary Time: Franklin and           Theater, 113 S. Montgomery St. Call        public meeting Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. at City
FILMMAKERS — Do you have a                Adelphia’s Channel 12 on Monday at                                                   Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front         524-9906 for information.                  Hall Council Chambers, 401 S.
                                          9 p.m.                                     tuition of $150 per year. Scholarships
short film that you would like to                                                    are available. The groups are led by      in WWI” by Doris Kearns Goodwin.             KRISHNA JANMASTAMI —                    Ventura St., Ojai, to join in a
submit for exhibition during the             •Tuesday, Aug. 24                       music directors Andy Radford and          The library is located at 111 E. Ojai
                                                                                                                               Ave. Everyone is invited to join the
                                                                                                                                                                         Come join in this festive event
                                                                                                                                                                         celebrating Krishna’s appearance day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    discussion of the necessity to increase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    fares for the trolley service. There will
upcoming Best of the Fests                   STORY TIME AT MEINERS                   Amy Hagen, both area music teachers
Celebration of Youth Filmmakers that      OAKS LIBRARY — Tuesday at 10:30            and musicians in the Santa Barbara        group. Call 646-1639.                     with a big vegetarian feast on Sept. 4     be a presentation, followed by open
will take place during the Ojai Film      a.m. at Meiners Oaks Library, 114 N.       Symphony. Contact Radford at 649-             LOS       PADRES         FOREST       at 6:30 p.m. at 697 Villanova Road.        discussion and a question-and-answer
Festival on Oct. 24 at the Ojai           Padre Juan, those popular                  8086 for more information, or visit       ASSOCIATION MEETING — All are             Bring your offering and come for the       period. Written comments may be sent
Playhouse? Contact Maggie at 646-         storytellers, Ron and Robbie, will                    welcome to the monthly meeting of         Mantra, Kirtan and prasadam at the         to: City of Ojai, Attn: Kristi Troyna,
8783 or e-mail at         regale kids (and parents) with                 BRETT WAGNER EVENT — A                the Ojai Chapter of LPFA, which will      American Vedic Association. Call           P.O. Box 1570, Ojai, CA 93024.
by Saturday.                              “Stories Off the Shelf.” The program       friend- and fund-raising event for        meet Sept. 1 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the   640-0405 for more information.                 “THE NEXT FRONTIER IN
    SUMMIT SCHOOL BOOK SALE               is free. Call 646-4804 for more            Democratic candidate, Brett Wagner,       Ojai Ranger District Office, 1190 E.         OJAI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL               EDUCATION” — with Joseph
— On Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,      information.                               sponsored by Rick and Rebekka Van         Ojai Ave. Topics will include “Saving     — will run through Sept. 11. For           Chilton Pearce, Sept. 10, 6 to 8 p.m.,
Summit School in Upper Ojai will sell        BRETT WAGNER “FRIEND-                   Ness, will be held Aug. 28 at noon in     the Condor Program” and an update         tickets, call (888) 204-0344 or go         Sept. 11, 1 to 5 p.m., and Sept. 12, 9
two book collections that have been       RAISER” — Ojai House, 304 N.               The Meadow, 1416 Daly Road.               on volunteer projects.                    online,           a.m. to noon at Oak Grove School, 220
donated to raise funds for the school     Montgomery St., will host “friend-             OJAI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL                 WOMEN’S GROUP TO MEET —               Sept. 4 and 5: free at 10 a.m. at Libbey   W. Lomita Ave., Ojai. Lecture,
library. One collection from a famous     raising” event for Democratic              — will run through Sept. 11. For          The newly formed Ojai Valley              Bowl, “The Comedy of Aerosmith”;           workshop and dialogue with best-
“old Hollywood” family member             Congressional candidate, Brett             tickets, call (888) 204-0344 or go        Chapter of Friendship Connection for      at 2 p.m., “Much Ado About                 selling author Joseph Chilton Pearce
contains numerous out-of-print and        Wagner, Tuesday from 5 to 8:30 p.m.        online,          Women at Home will hold a meeting         Nothing” at Ojai Art Center; at 8          and co-author Michael Mendizza
collectible older books and               Wagner is seeking to represent the         Aug. 28 at 2 p.m., “Macbeth,” and at      Sept. 2 at the home of Alicea Nixon of    p.m., “Macbeth” at Libbey Bowl. Call       exploring the relationship between
Hollywood books. Another collection       24th District in Congress. Meet            8 p.m., “Much Ado About Nothing,”         Oak View. Friendship Connection for       524-9906 for information.                  the heart the mind and optimum
contains more paperbacks and              Wagner and listen to music by Alan         at Ojai Art Center Theater, 113 S.        Women at Home is an organization             DHARMA, DUTY AND DIVINITY               learning. Register by event ($15 for
contemporary novels. Prices are           Thornhill. Food and refreshments will      Montgomery St. Call 524-9906.             designed for midlife women (45            — Sometimes it isn’t so easy to know       the lecture, $65, workshop and $35,
reasonable. Many children’s books,        be available. Call 640-1656 or 907-6618.       MUSIC AT MOVINO’S — Aug. 28           through 65) who are no longer             what the “right thing” is that you         dialogue and brunch) or $100 for the
also some possible collectibles, will        PERMACULTURE TALK — Santa               at 9 p.m., Bobby Hart plays the blues     encumbered by a full-time job and/or      should do. There are so many               weekend. CEUs are available. For
also be on sale. (Who knows, you          Barbara Permaculture Network will          at Movino Wine Bar & Gallery, 308 E.      have finished their intensive child-      “authorities” promoting such               information, registration: call 646-
might find that old book you read as      present “EcoVillages and Sustainable       Ojai Ave., in the Arcade, 646-1555.       rearing years. The goal of the group is   conflicting suggestions on how to live     8236, Ext. 104. (S10)
a child!) Call 646-6070 for more          Communities around the World,” a               ULTIMATE B.L.T. EVENT — Slow          to provide adult friendship, mutual       your life. The Vedas suggest that for
information.                              slide show with Robina McCurdy             Food Ojai is hosting the Ultimate BLT     support, intellectual growth and a        the living entity to live responsibly

                                          from Tui Community, New Zealand,           Event on Sunday, Aug. 29, from 3 to 6     sense of community, according to          and reach his full potential, the
Peddlers’ Faire will feature antiques,    Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Full Circle       p.m. A wide variety of tomatoes and       founders Betty Burdick and Gloria         individual must be aware of his
collectibles, crafts and clothing         Farm in Ojai (contact Onah, 646-           bacon will be available for tasting and   Blocksom. Small activity groups, day      current precarious position and not
Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5          6480), and for those interested in         discussion. The price is $15 for Slow     trips and get-acquainted activities are   be dragged by animal instinct or
p.m., at Chaparral Auditorium, 414 E.     meeting the speaker, a dinner at The       Food members and $20 for non-
Ojai Ave. Free admission and                                                                                                   part of each chapter. For more            flawed intuition. Find out more at             AURA-SOMA               COLOR
                                          Farmer and The Cook Restaurant in          members. For more details, call 640-      information, call Blocksom at 642-        The American Vedic Association, 697
parking. Call 646-2546 or 646-0769.       Meiners Oaks will start at 5 p.m.                                                                                                                                         READINGS — by Deborah Lynn
                                                                                     9630              or            e-mail    8792 or Nixon at 649-4106.                Villanova Road, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m.       Axsom, at the Ojai House, 304 N.
Benefits Nordhoff Music Department.       (reservations required, 640-9808). For
    LOCAL AUTHOR AT LOCAL                                                                                                          MONTESORRI SCHOOL OPEN                Always free. Call 640-0405.                Montgomery St., by appointment or
                                          information on the event, call 962-            OJAI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL             HOUSE — The Montessori School of             TROLLEY FARE INCREASE
HERO — Jacqueline Winspear and            2571, or,               — will run through Sept. 11. For                                                                                               on-calll daily, 640-1656 or Deborah
Maisie Dobbs are back. The Ojai                                                                   Ojai, 806 Baldwin Road, will hold an      PUBLIC MEETING — The Ojai                  at 794-5722.
                                                                                     tickets, call (888) 204-0344 or go        open house Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. All
resident will introduce her new                                                      online,
Maisie Dobbs adventure, “Birds of a          •Wednesday, Aug. 25                     Aug. 29 at 2 p.m., “Much Ado About
                                                                                                                               families of enrolled students are
Feather,” at Local Hero Books & Café,        O.V.L.C. VOLUNTEER POTLUCK                                                        invited to attend a short introductory
                                          — The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy         Nothing,” and at 7 p.m., “Macbeth,”       gathering in Room 8, followed by an
254 E. Ojai Ave., on Saturday at 4                                                   at Ojai Art Center Theater, 113 S.
p.m. Call 640-9260. (A20)                 will host its end-of-summer volunteer                                                opportunity to see their child’s
                                          potluck at Oso Ranch, 1290 Meyer           Montgomery St. Call 524-9906 for
    MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR                                                             information.                              classroom and meet or get
JOAN RAYMUND — A memorial                 Road, Wednesday at 6 p.m. A                                                          reacquainted with the teacher.
                                          representative from the Ventura                STORY TIME AT MEINERS
service for Joan Raymund, poet                                                       OAKS LIBRARY — Aug. 31 at 10:30           Campus tours of the 10-acre campus
laureate, will be held Saturday at 4      County Search and Rescue team will                                                   for families interested in enrollment
                                          talk about rescue situations in the        a.m. at Meiners Oaks Library, 114 N.
p.m. at the Ojai Art Center, 113 S.                                                  Padre Juan, those popular                 are available. The school has been in
Montgomery St.                            Ventura River Preserve. The public is                                                operation for 32 years, and offers
                                          invited to attend and learn more           storytellers, Ron and Robbie, will
    SATURDAYS AT CLUB HUB —                                                          regale kids (and parents) with            classes for ages 2 through eighth
Saturday evenings, a real cool disc       about volunteer opportunities. Call                                                  grade. Call 649-2525 for more
                                          OVLC at 646-7930 for more                  “Stories Off the Shelf.” The program
jockey spins funk, soul, hip-hop, jazz,                                              is free. Call 646-4804 for more           information.
you name it at the “new back room”        information and to RSVP.                                                                 OJAI SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
                                             FREE SELF HELP LECTURE —                information.
at Club Hub in the Arcade. Call 646-                                                     OJAI       LIBRARY          BOOK      — will run through Sept. 11. For
9182.                                     Moira Casey, D.C., will offer a free                                                 tickets, call (888) 204-0344 or go
                                          self help lecture on “How Emotions         DISCUSSION GROUP — The Ojai
    AUDITIONS FOR “LITTLE                                                            Library’s Book Discussion Group will      online,
SHOP OF HORRORS” — Open                   Heal and Emotional Meditation”                                                       Sept. 2 and 3 at 8 p.m., “Much Ado
auditions for the musical satire,         Wednesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at
“Little Shop of Horrors,” will be held    Laurie Edgcomb’s office, 102 E. Aliso
Saturday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at 4       St. (Doug Crawford Insurance
p.m., with call-backs being held
Monday at 7 p.m., at the Ojai Art
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                                          building).       Get     a     general
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puppeteer. Rehearsals begin Sept. 13      3155 for more information.
and the show will run from Oct. 29           OJAI BAND CONCERT — The                        does all the work for you. We photograph the
through Nov. 21. For information, call    Ojai Band, directed by Joe Boccali,
649-9443.                                 will perform in the last free concert of          items, list and launch the auction, collect the
                                          the season Wednesday at 8 p.m. in
                                          the bandstand at Libbey Park.                   money and ship the goods. We sell art, antiques,
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Travels with Sims:
             Olympian venues
   Cities that host the Olympic
Games often wind up with
enduring new monuments which
                                            Australian Open of tennis. In
                                            addition, numerous other athletic
                                            facilities are located nearby, as
                                                                                                                                      H IGHLIGHTING THE DIVERSE DELIGHTS OF THE O JAI VALLEY GOURMET AND TRAVELER

stand as reminders of the games             well as the Australian Gallery of
themselves and provide facilities           Sport and Olympic Museum.                   Sims
for future events.
   The new Olympic Stadium in
Athens, Greece, is surely to fall
                                            Leave it to the sports-crazed
                                            Australians to build a museum
                                            for such things.
                                                                                       Brannon                                                                                            Travels tips:
into that category. Designed by
innovative Spanish architect
Sergio Calatrava, the stadium
                                               The principal buildings for
                                            Rome’s Olympics in 1960 were
                                            designed by Pier Luigi Nervi.             visits to the
                                                                                                                                     Confessions of a travel-tip junkie
punctuates the Athens skyline               The structures are monuments to           Coliseum have                                     This is the 43rd in a series of 52                 eats your card, you can go inside
with its twin arches and includes           Modernist architecture and                been for Pac-10 football games.                Travel Tips that you can use                          and retrieve it.
state-of-the-art facilities for a           reinforced concrete and are part          But I did get to spend two days                whether you are traveling by car,                        4. When traveling to places
wide range of events. It is a               of the larger sports complex              there in 1984 watching the                     airplane, train, boat, camel or                       with different currencies, always
fitting     addition      to   the          known as the Foro Italico                 decathalon competition. I got a                bicycle.                                              carry spare change that can be
architectural landscape of                  (“Italian Forum”). Among the              serious sunburn on my knees but                   I collect travel tips, and it’s                    used in vending machines, for a
Athens.                                     more curious of the other                 had a great time.                              probably a sickness. I cut out                        quick phone call, or laundry
   Other cities around the world            structures is the Stadio dei                 As for Athens, I hope the new               magazine articles or tips I see in                    machines. It saves a lot of time.      Adam
also have and use facilities from           Marmi (“Stadium of the Marble             stadium does not come to                       other publications; I creatively                         5. Want some real feedback on
Olympics past. I visited Sydney,            Statues”) which features 60               overshadow the ancient,                        sneak pages out of the magazines                      accommodations around the
Australia, in 2000 and saw their            colossal statues of unclad male           enduring symbol of the city, the               in my doctors’ and dentists’                          world?           Log           onto
sprawling complex just west of              athletes.                                 Parthenon. I grew up in                        offices; I guess you could say I             It is a       weigh less and are easier to
the city beside the bay. Their                 Here in Southern California,           Nashville, Tenn., which fancies                am a travel-tip junkie.                               hotel and apartment guide             launder.
Olympic Stadium features a                  on two occasions we’ve been able          itself the “Athens of the South”                  So here are just a few of the                      written by people who have               10. Always have a roll of duct
translucent roof which allows the           to attend the Olympics without            and features a full-size replica of                                                                                                        tape with you. Nothing works
                                                                                                                                     tips I have collected over the past                   stayed there.
competition to continue in the              much traveling and have gotten            the Parthenon in a city park. I                                                                                                            better for repairing torn luggage
                                                                                      always thought the replica was                 few months:                                              6. Always look under the bed
event of rain. With a seating               some useful souvenirs. There is                                                             1. To combat dry air in a hotel                    before you check out of your          or to hold up a fallen hem!
capacity of 110,000, it is the              not much evidence that Olympic            kind of silly.                                                                                                                                P.S.: If you would like a copy
                                                                                         But I feel the real Parthenon,              room, fill the bathtub with hot                       hotel room.
largest facility ever built for an          rowing events were staged at                                                             water and keep the bathroom                              7. Take stock of that stack of     of any past travel articles or have
Olympiad.                                   Lake Casitas in 1984. However,            although now in ruins, along                                                                                                               suggestions on topics for future
                                                                                      with the Olympic Games, is an                  door open. This will allow the                        catalogs and magazines you’ve
   Sydney’s rival, Melbourne, still         the Coliseum in Los Angeles is a                                                         moisture to escape into your                          been accumulating since the           articles, please contact me by
makes use of its Olympic facilities         reminder of the 1932 and 1984             important reminder of the roots                                                                                                            logging onto
                                                                                      of our modern civilization.                    room.                                                 plane. Many of them you can
even though it hosted the games             Olympic Games. Most of my                                                                   2. If you are suffering from a                     leave behind!                         and click on “Contact Us.”
in 1956. Their principal stadium                                                                                                     headache, try massaging                                  8. Do it backwards — this is          In 1988, Victoria Adam departed
has been renovated and enlarged                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ventura, Calif., and bicycled more
and is now known as Melbourne
Park. It has been transformed into
                                                               Kitchen T ips                                                         lavender aromatherapy oil where
                                                                                                                                     the pain is — it works, and it’s
                                                                                                                                                                                           interesting. After passing through
                                                                                                                                                                                           the gates at “mega attractions,”      than 20,000 miles around the world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 She visited more than 20 countries
                                                 Before recapping bottles of          will remove most “off” odors from              easy to find in Ojai.                                 such as Disneyworld, instead of
the venue used every year for the                                                                                                       3. ATM withdrawals — not to                        walking to the right with the rest    in three years. After returning to
                                             syrup, molasses, oil, jams, and          plastic storage containers. Simply                                                                                                         Ventura, she met her husband, Ren
                                                                                                                                     be confused with withdrawing                          of the crowds, turn and walk to
                                             jellies, wipe the jar threads well       give them a thorough dip in the                from an ATM. Especially when                          the left and circle the park’s        Adam, and moved to Ojai. When
                                             with a damp cloth. Keeps bugs at         soda solution, rinse with fresh                you are in another country,                           attractions backwards! They say       not riding on the Ojai Valley Bike
                                             bay and makes opening easier.            water, and dry.                                always make sure the bank is                          it works.                             and Equestrian Trail, she is co-
                                                              — Jean Anderson                    — Ben and Karen Barker              open when you withdraw cash                              9. Take more tops than             publisher of the Ojai Valley
                                                                                                                                     from the ATM. If the machine                          bottoms when you travel. They         Directory
                                                Butter the pouring lip of a              To deodorize a plastic storage
                                             measuring cup or pitcher to              container in which onions or garlic
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                                                                                                                                                                      Ojai Cooks
                                                                                      were stored, wash thoroughly,
                                             with nonstick cooking spray.             then stuff a crumpled piece of
 Enjoy some local flavor                               — Conventional kitchen         newspaper in the container, and
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                                                                                         Place an open plastic bag near
                                                                                      the telephone before you begin
                                                                                                                                                                      Pork ala Lerie and Peggy
                                             run a lemon quarter over both the        kneading dough or mixing
      "Elmer Dill's" Choice at                                                                                                          From the cookbook, “Ojai’s                            1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin        boneless kind are best)
                                             knife blade and the cutting board        meatloaf. When the phone rings
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                                                                                                                                                Ventura location only. Expires 8/31/04.
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                                                                                              Salads • Soups & Sauces                          Salad or Quesadilla
                                                                                                                                                                                              Reduce heat to low, blend in
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                                                                                                            INSTRUCTION/                             MOTOR VEHICLES                                    MOTOR VEHICLES                                        MOTORCYCLES                                          PETS                         RENTALS,
   ANNOUNCEMENTS                                    ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          RENTALS, DUPLEX
                                                                                                              EDUCATION                                     FOR SALE                                           FOR SALE                                           FOR SALE                                   & ANIMALS                      APARTMENTS
                                                                                                   MIND OVER MATH, a                                                                               2000 Ford Windstar SE, 7                          ‘86 Volvo wagon, 199K                                                             2 bdrms, 1 ba., remodeled, SECLUDED 1 bdrm, 1 ba.,
     Stained Glass • Beadwork • Mosaics                                                            comprehensive math tuto-                                                                        Pass minivan,full power                           mi., auto, great 1st car,                                                         upstairs, $995 mo., dep. trash/gas/water, n/s, n/p,
                                                                                                   rial service. 646-1230.                                                                         CD,Cassette,        Alloy                         $1,500 obo, call for details,                                                     $1,000. N/s, n/p, 646-3271 $1,100 + dep. 646-7766.
                                                                                                   TUTORING home school
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Wheels/More      $12,500.                         (805) 302-7615.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       IN town, 1 + 1, $800 mo.,
      N ow    410 W. OJAI AVE • 646-2555                                                           lessons w/cred. teacher,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Firm B/B 13,325 640-0773
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       appliances, laundry, spa-
                                                                                                   published writer. School                       ‘01 Chrysler Voyager Mini-                                                                                       MUSICAL                                                             cious, (805) 640-8836.              RENTALS, HOUSES
                                                                                                                                                  van, auto, 3.3L V6, 7                            ‘87 Chevy truck with com-
TAXI service back in Ojai                                                                          starts soon! 805-640-1903.                                                                      pletely professionally re-                                INSTRUMENTS
Valley! Call 646-TAXI.                                                                                                                            pass., air & rear air, PS,
                                                        HELP WANTED                                                                               PW, PDL, tilt whl., cruise,                      built motor, brakes & radi-                                                                                                                                          1 bdrm. cottage, washer,
READERS are cautioned                                                                                                                             AM/FM cass, dual front                           ator. Straight, runs excel-                       NOT quite the rock star                                                              RENTALS, CONDOS               dryer, possib. pets, incl.
                                                                                                                      LOST                                                                         lent, $2,500 obo, 649-                            you thought you’d be? Sell                                 ROXIE                                                   util, $1,200, 640-0784.
to thoroughly investigate                                                                                                                         airbags, 4 whl. ABS,
                                                TAXI drivers, part or full-                                                                       26,000 miles, $10,700,                           9814.                                             your instruments here.                             Roxie’s a small 10-mo.-
services and products ad-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WALK to town condo, 2-
vertised in this publication.                   time, Ojai-Vta., 794-8113.                                                                        649-9728.                                                                                          646-1476, Ext. 10.                                 old Jack Russel terrier,                                        2 bdrm, 1 bath, charming
                                                                                                   DID you lose a pet or be-                                                                       ‘90 Dodge Caravan LE,                                                                                                               story, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath,
Consumers are urged to                                                                             longing? Place an ad. Call                                                                                                                                                                             very affectionate &                                           downtown cottage, avail.
                                                DEPENDABLE person for                                                                             ‘02 Gem electic cart, street                     excellent condition, $1400,                                                                            playful. She’s great         fireplace, 2-car garage,         9/1, $1,750., 377-4288.
use prudence in their pa-                       care of backyard farm ani-                         Jeanne at 646-1476, Ext.                                                                        646-2357.                                                                                                                           patio, $2000, Herrick Prop-
tronage. Advertising in this                                                                       10.                                            legal, 2 seater, hardly                                                                                       PERSONALS                             w/kids, cats & dogs. She’s
                                                mals. Feeding, cleaning &                                                                         used, $3,750 obo, 640-                                                                                                                                 housebroken & crate           erty Management, 646-            4 bdrm., 2 ba., f/p, air, ga-
publication in no way rep-                      yardwork. Housing + sal-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               8169, M-F.
resents an endorsement                                                                                   MISCELLANEOUS                            9642.                                                                                                                                               trained. She’s in excellent                                       rage, $1,700 mo. + dep. &
                                                ary, no smoking, full or                                                                                                                                                                                                                              health, however, she has                                          lease. 648-5056, 798-2653
by the publisher. (HTFN)                        part-time, 649-9551.                                                                                                                                                                                 CUB, Hewey, Mike or Jua-
                                                                                                                FOR SALE                                                                                                                             nita call Genois ASAP,                            epilepsy, which is totally
                                                DRAFTSMAN wanted to                                                                                                                                                                                  (806) 359-7398.                                         under control               RENTALS, COTTAGE               BEAUTIFUL 3 + 2, family
           BUSINESS                             work      with       local                                  HAMADA                                                                                 ‘92 Ford Taurus GL.                                                                                       w/medication.                                              rm, 2 fireplaces, yard, pet
                                                Designer/Builder drawing                            700CD sheet-fed press.                                                                         Good condition, runs well,                           TO BE SAVED, PRAY:                            THE CANINE ADOPTION                                               OK, cul-de-sac, Oak View,
    OPPORTUNITIES                               CAD plans after design                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 AND RESCUE LEAGUE               1 bdrm., 1 ba., 1/2 kitchen,     $1,900 + dep., 640-8931.
                                                                                                   Complete, in good running                                                                       CD/MP3 player, new tires,                           “Come into my heart, for-                                                       w/d, n/s, n/p, $850 mo.,
                                                work completed. Call 640-                          condition. For right price,                    ‘03 Chevy Cavalier, 8,000                                                                             give my sins and save                         formerly The Humane League
                                                                                                                                                  miles, manual trans., flaw-                       seats 8 people, $1,400,                                                                                                             utils. incl., 640-3015.
GOT Goji? Dr. Earl Mindell                      0262                                               will include some extras,                                                                       895-7559.                                            me Lord Jesus. Amen.”                             Pet Adoption Center                                           CHARMING Spanish-style
brings the secret of long                                                                          such as image setter and                       less interior & exterior, air,                                                                                                                          3004 Telegraph Rd.                                            2 bdrm, + den, 1 bath, f/p,
                                                EXCITING short-term op-                                                                           CD, red, $9,800, (805)                                                                                                                                                               SMALL 2 bdrm cottage in
life and good health to the                                                                        paper stock. Perfect for                                                                                                                                                                               Ventura, CA 93003            Arbolada, pvt drive, n/p,        hardwood flrs., lg yard, Ali-
                                                portunity! Ojai Film Festi-                                                                       390-1408.                                                                                                                                                 (805) 652-1001
western world. Himalayan                        val needs upbeat, comput-                          garage-based business or                                                                                                                                            PETS                                                            $1,150 + dep., Agent 646-        so St., $1,650, 646-0909.
Goji juice tastes great too!                                                                       hobbyist. Call 646-1476,                       ‘03 Haro X2 bike, green,                                                                                                                                    2013.
                                                er savvy person for word
International expansion                         processing,      answering                         ext. 20.                                       full susp & 5” travel in front                                                                                 & ANIMALS                                                                                              CONDO on Cañada St. 2
and unique product. Web                                                                                                                           & rear, disc brakes. Pd                                                                                                                                                              STUDIO will enlg. to 2
                                                phone, credit card orders,                         OVAC full family member-                                                                                                                                                                                   RENTALS,                 bdrm., deck, d/w, w/d, mi-       big bedrooms, 2 full bath-
presence and exclusive                          filing and record-keeping.                                                                         $800, will sac. $450 obo.                                                                          PUPPIES for sale, Rat                                                                                              rooms. Large kitchen in-
marketing rights. Call                                                                             ship, $800 obo, 640-0569.                                                                       ‘93 Honda Civic DX,. auto,                                                                                                          crowave, $890, 649-2530.
                                                Must know QuickBooks,                                                                             Will, 798-3135.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   nearly-new engine, new                            Terriers, 640-9438.                                   APARTMENTS                                                   cludes fridge, plenty of
(805) 646-8161 or go to:                        MS Word and Excel. Part-                                                                            MOTOR VEHICLES                            1969 INTERNATIONAL                               tires, new 5 yr. battery, air,                                                                                                      SWEET, quiet, lg. pvt.           closet space & storage. In
                                                time immediately, possibly                                                                                                                         AM/FM cass, one owne,                              SELL YOUR LOVED                                 UPSTAIRS 2 bedrm, 2              yard, 1 + 1 cottage. 757         downtown Ojai. CENTURY
                                                full-time in October. Send                                      FOR SALE                          SCOUT 800 - Engine &
                                                                                                                                                  drivetrain systems all re-                       $3,245. 646-8300.                                    ONES HERE!                                    bath, large apt., balcony,       Fernando, w/d hookups,           21, Ojai Valley, 798-4519.
             CAREER                             resume to P.O. Box 1029,                                                                                                                                                                                                                              carport, air cond., laundry,     French doors, $1,000 +
                                                Ojai, CA 93024.                                                                                   built or replaced, runs                                                                                   To place an ad call
    OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                                 great. Needs full cosmetic                       ‘96 Jayco, 29 ft. 5th wheel,                             646-1476, Ext. 10                         appliances, no pets, no          dep., 640-6930.
                                                                                                       HUMANE SOCIETY                             work. Perfect restoration                        fully equipped, 13 ft. slide-                                                                      smok, $900, 646-3450.
                                                HIGH school volleyball
                                                coach and/or tennis teach-                           OF VENTURA COUNTY                            project or cool Ojai-mobile.                     out, awning, deluxe inside
                                                er/coach needed for fall.
                                                Call 798-5193.
                                                                                                      Donation Fund Raising
                                                                                                         Cars For Sale
                                                                                                                                                  $3,500. 798-3447                                 & out, $8,700, 646-5396.
 Bulldozers, Backhoes,
                                                MEDICAL/HOMEOPATHIC                                 • 90 Subaru 4x4 Wagon-
                                                                                                                                                  ‘89 Ford Aerostar minivan,
                                                                                                                                                  good condition, 2nd own-
                                                                                                                                                  er, $1,400, 646-5167.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ‘99 Toyota, V-6, 4-Runner,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   sunroof, 4x4, great condi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   tion, $16,200, 646-8602.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       your passport to the world directory
                                                office seeks attentive,                             4 dr, $1,595.
 Loaders, Dump Trucks                           friendly person. Phone,                             • 91 Mercury Capri Con-
   Graders, Scrapers,                           computer, assist doctor.                                                                                                                                                                                  DIRECTORIES
                                                                                                    vertible- $1,495.                                                                                                                                                                                                       
        Excavators                              20 hrs/week. 646-1495.                              • 95 Ford Escort- 4 door,                                                                                                                   
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 Next class: Sept. 13th                                                                             $1,895                                                                                                                                                e-mail:
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OLDER male retriever
mix,   Villanova   Road,
                                                Hdwre, 121 E. El Roblar.
                                                SEEKING an individual
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                                                                                                   ‘00 Ford Focus, xlnt cond.,                                                                                                                             - A hometown newspaper since 1891
blond, w/fake flower leigh,
                                                with excellent people skills
                                                & multi-tasking ability to fill
                                                                                                   CD player, 20,000 miles,
                                                                                                   $7,950, 646-4791.
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                                                daytime service position,                                                                                                                                                                                 NON-PROFIT                                                                    - Let me do the digging at libraries, museums or
                                                P/T. Apply in person at                                                                                                                                                                                                                             universities, in person, near or far, experienced.
                FREE                            Tottenham Court, 242 E.                                                                                                                                                                                    - Visit our animals on-line & more
                                                Ojai Avenue.
                                                TEACHER voice/piano af-                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ADVERTISE IN OUR WEB & E-MAIL DIRECTORY
4-YR.-OLD male German                           ter school lessons. Apply                                                                                                                                                                                    - County of Ventura’s Job Opportunity
                                                                                                   ‘03 Mazda B2300 PU,                                                                                                                                    Transp. Program.                                                       only $44 for three months. Call 646-1476, Ext. 10
shepherd mix dog, sweet,                        510 Country Club Dr., Ojai
loves kids, 649-2921.                           or fax (805) 640-2593.                             8,100 miles, perfect cond,
                                                                                                   auto trans, air, CD, red
CONCRETE roof tiles, Au-                        THE Gables of Ojai has                             ext., gray int., $9,400,
burn Type 503, charcoal                         the following openings:                            (805) 390-1408.
gray. You pick-up, it’s                         HOUSEKEEPING:P/T
yours! 646-6020 or 798-                         mornings, fast paced, mul-
3126.                                           ti-tasking.
                                                CAREGIVING: P/T week-
FREE palm tree & bamboo                         ends, providing care and
removal. 640-8065.                              assistance to our seniors.
                                                Must be able to communi-
FREE to a loving home                           cate in English and enjoy
with a green thumb! Nor-                        working with seniors.
folk pine tree in Mexican                       Please apply in person at
pot. Call Raven, 646-7016.                      701 N. Montgomery St.,
                                                Ojai.                                                                                                                                         8
INDOOR cat, 4-yr.-old fe-                                                                                                                                                                      9                                                                                                     19 20
male, to good home, 646-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               21
9693.                                                HOUSES/CONDOS                                                                                                                           10 11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      15 16                          18
                                                            FOR SALE
 ♥POTBELLIED PIGS♥                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    17
 Pets to safe, permanent,                       MY client wants:                                                                                                                                                                                                       13
    approved homes.                                      FIXERS
                                                completing 1031 exch.                                                                                                           7
        646-8349.                               must buy fixers $250-450k                                                                                                                                                                                                      14
                                                sngl fam or multi sngl fam                                                                                6                                                                                                            12
                                                on same lot. 805-455-1420
       HELP WANTED                                                                                                                                        54
                                                  HOUSEHOLD GOODS
BUSY boutique needs de-                                  & FURNITURE
pendable, self-motivated,
person for sales & stock                        BUNK or loft bed, dresser                                                                                                                3
work, weekends included                         & desk, $500. 646-0428
Apply, Kindred Spirit, 302
E. Ojai Ave.                                    CUSTOM dining table,                                                                                               2
                                                beautiful oak top on mas-
CHILD care, afternoons,
evenings & some week-
ends, exp. & ref. required,
salary negotible. 646-5959
                                                sive white pedestal with 6
                                                chairs, 5 ft. round + leaf,
                                                includes pads & linens,
                                                $2,000, 646-0428.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Garage Sale Map
                                                                                                                                                                                                         1) 98 KUNKLE ST. Sat. & Sun., 8 am-3 pm.                                        8) 306 N. CARRIZO ST. Sat. only, 8 am-4                 15) 308-B W. OAK ST. Sat. only, 7-11 am.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Furn., lrg. totes, cement statuary, good                                        pm. 18 yrs. living & collecting at one house.           Great stuff! Love seat-bed (like new),
                  Local news.                                                                                                                                                                            ribbon, videos, boom box, lots of floral
                                                                                                                                                                                                         supplies, toys & lots of misc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Need space back! Everything must go!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dresser, great clothes, posh junk.
                 Global access.                                                                                                                                                                          ——————————
                                                                                                                                                                                                         2) 11961 MUSTANG CT. Sat., 8 am-Noon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         9) 204 N. ARNAZ. Sat., 9 am-1 pm. Baby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         clothes & misc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 16) 305-A W. OAK ST. Sat., 8 am-1 pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Girl’s clothes, toys, dolls, games, puzzles,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Shelving, woman’s 10-speed, kid’s desk,                                         ——————————                                              videos & books.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         etc.                                                                            10) 111 N. ARNAZ. Sat., 8 am-? Huge fall                ——————————
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ——————————                                                                      cleanout! Lots of housewares, books, CDs,               17) 209 N. MONTGOMERY ST. Sat. only,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         3) 405 CORTA ST. Sat., 8 am-1 pm. Two-                                          jewelry & misc. Lots of fun stuff, come &               7-11 am. Early birds welcome. Box’s New
                                                                                                                                                                                                         family sale. Toys, household goods & more!                                      check it out!                                           England Estate items! Picture frames, furn.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ——————————                                                                      ——————————                                              priced to move.
                                                                                                                                    1                                                                    4) 1109 GRANITO. Sat., 8 am-2 pm. Stove,                                        11) 251 N. PADRE JUAN. Sat., 8 am-4 pm.                 ——————————
                                                                                                                                                                                                         bunk beds, furn., toys & misc.                                                  Magic Chef oven, Foosball tbl., corner                  18) 509 PARK RD. Sat., 8 am-Noon. Furn.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ——————————                                                                      shower, KitchenAide stovetop & hood,                    hide-a-bed, love seat, rocker-recliner, chairs

     PLACE YOUR                                                                                                                                                                                          5) 1108 CAPELLO WAY. Sat., 7-11 am.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Household, books, clothes, ornaments,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         tools & more.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         clothes, washing machine, misc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         12) 517 OAK CREEK LN. (off Crestview).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 & more.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 19) 901 SUNSET PL. Sat., 8 am-Noon.

         AD                                                                                                                                                                                              ——————————
                                                                                                                                                                                                         6) FIERRO & FERRARA, corner. Sat., 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                         am-3 pm & Sun., 8 am-Noon. Three-family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sat., 8 am-Noon. Exercise bike, western
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         items, dishware, clothes, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bikes, TV, clothes & misc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 20) 915 PARK RD. Sat. & Sun., 7 am-2 pm.
       ONLINE                                                                                                                                                                                            sale! Anything from furn., clothes to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         13) 236 W. OJAI AVE. Sat., 8 am-5 pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sofa & love seat, dryer, tbl. & chairs, twin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         beds, misc. Too much to mention.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 New clothing, Avon products, QVC furn.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tools, household items.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ——————————                                                                                                                                                                                7) 553 S. LA LUNA. Sat. & Sun., 8 am-?
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Huge, huge sale! Years of treasures & cool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         14) 518 S. VENTURA ST. Sat., 8 am-4 pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 21) GORHAM & GRAND (look for signs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fri. & Sat., 9 am-3 pm. Ranch estate sale!
                                                                                                                                                                                                         stuff. Books, teen- & queen-sized clothes,                                      Garage sale, some antiques & lots more.                 Entire contents of collectibles, fabulous
                                                                                                                                                                                                         collectibles, toys, etc. Cheap!                                                 ——————————                                              antiques, housewares, art, costume jewelry,
    It’s simple and secure!                                                                                                                                                                              ——————————                                                                                                                              fine china, crystal & more.
Friday, Aug. 20, 2004                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ojai Valley News, Page B-5

                                                                                                                                                                                                  RENTALS                              SERVICES                             WANTED                              WANTED
   RENTALS, HOUSES                      RENTALS, HOUSES                     RENTALS, HOUSES                        RENTALS, ROOMS                       RENTALS, STUDIOS
                                                                                                                                                                                                   WANTED                              OFFERED                              TO BUY                            TO LEASE

HOUSE on Encinal. 2 bed-             OAK View, house on Ray-              SWITCHING nests? I’ll                M.O. master bdrm. & bath,              DOWNTOWN Ojai, small                PROFESSIONAL female,               COUPLE will provide live-             READY to buy!! Ojai fam.            STORAGE for 2 cars, out-
room, 1 bath. $1,200 mo,             mond Street, 3 bed.                  carry your belongings for            full house privileges, utils           studio, private yard, park-         artist/designer, relocating        in assistance in exchange             looking for 1/2–1acre               doors OK, can pay $60
$1,000 deposit. Owner                w/den, 2 baths, fireplace, 2          less. 646-2237.                      incl, $750 mo, 490-8499.               ing, no pets, $750 mo.,             from Santa Fe is seeking a         for room & board + small              home, Ojai area, (805)              mo., (310) 314-9811.
pays water. CENTURY 21,              car garage. RV parking, lg.                                                                                      640-3058.                           nice rental in country set-        salary. Refs. 646-9774.               794-4781.
Ojai Valley, 798-4519.               yard, 1,407 sq. ft. $1,900           UPPER Ojai, beautiful se-            O.V., male preferred, $550                                                 ting with privacy, studio
                                     mo., $2,000 dep. Own.                cluded      Mediterranean            mo., newly remodeled, all             $775 mo.+ dep., n/s, n/p,            space, 2/3 + 2, pets OK.                   SITUATIONS
M.M. 2 bdrm, 1 ba. house             pays water, mtn. views.              horse property on nearly             utilities paid, full privileges,      incls. all utils., 649-6962.         Call Annie at (505) 474-                                                                        DON’T forget to
& 2 bdrm, 1 ba. studio on            CENTURY 21 Ojai Valley,              10 acres. Landscaped                 649-9589.                                                                  0399 or (888) 925-4474.                      WANTED                                              check out the
1 acre, $2,300, 701-4092.            525-7118.                            front & back yard, trellis                                                                                                                                                                        SERVICE DIRECTORY
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M.O. charming, immacu-               OAK View, upper unit, 3              nestled directly under To-           lndry priv, $500, 649-9306.                                                    RVs, TRAILERS                  EXCHANGE studfent from
late, 2 + 2 + office, garage,                                                                                                                                  & OFFICES                                                      Brazil seeks host family &
                                     bdrm, 1 bath, huge deck-             pa Topa Mountain & Los                                                                                                5TH WHEELS                   room. Student at Weil &
garden, deck, air condi-             ing, all redone with view,           Padres National Forest. 3            ROOM for rent, $550, fe-                                                                                      Nordhoff. 640-3413/
tioning, n/s, n/p, $1,800
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                                     no garage, $1,450 mo.,
                                     deposit. Call agent, 646-
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                                                                          Approximately 4,100 sq. ft.
                                                                                                               male preferred, n/drugs,
                                                                                                               full privileges, 646-5799.
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NEWER home in M.O., 3 +
2, utils. incl., n/p, $1,950
                                     OJAI guest house, walk to
                                                                          $3,400 mo. CENTURY 21,
                                                                          Buena Vista, (805) 525-                                                     OJAI: 3 large office suites,
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mo. + sec., 640-1192 or                                                   7118.                                                                       various sizes w/reception,                                             ble, no/d/d, Rob. 290-0344
                                     town, mtn. views, 1 + 1,                                                     RENTALS, STUDIOS                    pvt. offices, extra storage,
231-2880.                            f/p, w/d, carport, n/p, n/s,                                                                                     etc. Avail now! 563-9400.
OJAI, walk town, 1930s’              $1,450 + dep., 646-4657.                RENTALS, ROOMS
pueblo 3 + 2, new master,                                                                                      $800 + dep., util. inc., pri-
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                                                                          LARGE room w/kitchen-                LARGE, full kitchen &                  areas currently used as a           new engine & trans., xlnt.
incls. yd./wtr., + $1,000            hiking & biking trails in            ette & bath, pvt ent, $650
dep., refs. chk’d, n/s, 798-         back yard. $1,650 + dep.             + dep., n/s, n/p, 646-2408.
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                                                                                                                 PUBLIC NOTICES
           OVN07-23-04                          OVN07-25-04               law (See Section 14411 et seq.,         I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT               PERSONS: Petitioner KEVIN                   PUBLIC NOTICE               CONSTURCTION OF A NINE               Quality Act. Property Owner:        Amorteguy. Representative:
   Published Ojai Valley News           Published Ojai Valley News        Bus. & Prof. Code).                   THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY              MATTHEW BALLESTEROS,                        OJAI PLANNING               SUITE HOTEL (AR 04-02)               Barbara Wolf. Applicant: Dieter     Greg Theis.
            July 30, 2004                        July 30, 2004            ——————————                            OF THE ORIGINAL                       AKA Kevin Matthew Miller,                    COMMISSION                 AND A TREE PERMIT FOR                Wolf.                                  Further information about
     August 6, 13 & 20, 2004              August 6, 13 & 20, 2004                    OVN08-12-04                STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY               AKA Kevin Matthew Miller              NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN            THE REMOVAL OF FOUR                    4. VARIANCE TO REAR               these matters is available from
     FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                  FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                Published Ojai Valley News         OFFICE.                               Ballesteros, filed a petition with   that the City of Ojai Planning      MATURE PALM TREES AND                YARD SETBACK                        the Community Development
       NAME STATEMENT                       NAME STATEMENT                       August 20 & 27, 2004           PHILIP J. SCHMIT                      this court for a decree changing    Commission will hold a public       THE INTRUSION INTO THE               REQUIREMENTS (VAR 04-               Department at 401 South
      File Number 004-12692                 File Number 04-12214                September 3 & 10, 2004          Ventura County Clerk                  names as follows: a) KEVIN          hearing on the following items      DRIP LINE OF FOUR                    12) AND DESIGN REVIEW               Ventura Street, Mondays
   THE FOLLOWING                        THE FOLLOWING                          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                NOTICE – THIS                       MATTHEW BALLESTEROS                 on Wednesday, September 1,          COASTAL LIVE OAK TREES               PERMIT FOR A ROOM                   through Thursdays from 7 a.m.
PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING             PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING                    NAME STATEMENT                 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                   to KEVIN MATTHEW                    2004, at 7:30 p.m. in the           (T 04-05) for property               ADDITION (DRP 04-11) for            to 5:30 p.m., or by calling (805)
BUSINESS AS: Feather Your            BUSINESS AS: 1) Rowdy Pig,                  File Number 04-14482           NAME STATEMENT                        MILLER                              Council Chambers of Ojai City       commonly known as 301, 303,          property commonly known as          640-2555. Anyone who seeks to
Nest (Antiques), 11400 N.            2) Reality Show Reject, 164             THE FOLLOWING                      EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM                 THE COURT ORDERS that             Hall, 401 S. Ventura St., Ojai,     and 305 N. Montgomery Street,        718 Mercer Avenue, Assessor’s       challenge the decision of the
Ventura Ave., Ojai, CA 93023.        Burnham Road, Oak View, CA           PERSON(S) IS (ARE) DOING              THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN              all persons interested in this      California. Any interested          Assessor’s Parcel Number 021-        Parcel Number 022-0-082-050         Planning Commission in court
Mailing Address: Same                93022                                BUSINESS AS: 1) Hero Dog, 2)          THE OFFICE OF THE                     matter shall appear before this     persons may appear before said      0-081-070 in the City of Ojai,       in the City of Ojai, California.    with respect to these matters
    Full Name of Registrant:             Full Name of Registrant:         Sammie Lee, 165 So. Alvarado          COUNTY CLERK. A NEW                   court at the hearing indicated      Commission and present their        California. The General Plan         The General Plan designation        may be limited to raising only
Jeri Waycasy                         Kassandra Denice Clingan             Ave., Ojai, CA 93023. Mailing         FICTITIOUS BUSINESS                   below to show cause, if any,        views.                              designation for the site is          for the site is Medium Density      those issues raised at the public
970 Encore Dr.                       164 Burnham Road                     Address: P.O. Box 999, Ojai,          NAMES STATEMENT MUST                  why the petition for change of        1. DESIGN REVIEW                  General Commercial (GC) and          Residential (MR) and the            hearing described in this notice
Oak View, CA 93022                   Oak View, CA 93022                   CA 93024                              BE FILED BEFORE THAT                  name should not be granted.         PERMIT FOR A SECOND                 the Zoning designation is            Zoning designation is Single-       or in written correspondence
   This Business is conducted by        This Business is conducted by         Full Name of Registrant:          TIME. The filing of this                    NOTICE OF HEARING              STORY PROPRIETOR’S                  General Commercial (C-1). A          Family Residential (R-1). This      delivered to the City at or prior
an individual.                       an individual                        Cynthia Lee Mithoff                   statement does not of itself                 Date: SEPT 28, 2004          RESIDENCE (DRP 04-06)               Mitigated Negative Declaration       project is Categorically Exempt     to the public hearing.
   The registrant has not yet           The registrant has not yet        165 So. Alvarado Ave.                 authorize the use in this state of              Time: 8:30 AM             AND A VARIANCE TO                   is being proposed for this project   pursuant to the California          August 18, 2004
begun to transact business under     begun to transact business under     Ojai, CA 93023                        a fictitious business name in                       Dept.: S3              COVERED PARKING                     pursuant to the California           Environmental Quality Act.          /s/KATRINA RICE SCHMIDT
the fictitious business name or       the fictitious business name or          This Business is conducted by      violation of the rights of another     The address of the court is same   REQUIREMENTS (VAR 04-               Environmental Quality Act.           Property Owner/Applicant: Gay       Katrina Rice Schmidt, Planner
names listed herein.                 names listed herein.                 an individual.                        under federal, state, or common                 as noted above.           07) at Firebird Plaza located on    Property Owner/Applicant: Ben        Martin.
     BY SIGNING BELOW, I                  BY SIGNING BELOW, I                The registrant has not yet         law (See Section 14411 et seq.,         A copy of this Order to Show      property at 960 E. Ojai Avenue,     and Wendy Larner Trust.                5. VARIANCE TO REAR
      DECLARE THAT ALL                     DECLARE THAT ALL               begun to transact business under      Bus. & Prof. Code).                   Cause shall be published at least   Assessor’s Parcel Number 022-          3. DESIGN REVIEW                  YARD SETBACK
    INFORMATION IN THIS                  INFORMATION IN THIS              the fictitious business name or        ——————————                            once a week for four successive     0-161-390 in the City of Ojai,      PERMIT FOR A MULTI-                  REQUIREMENTS (VAR 04-
 STATEMENT IS TRUE AND                 STATEMENT IS TRUE AND              names listed herein.                            OVN08-13-04                 weeks prior to the date set for     California. The General Plan        TENTANT LIGHT                        11) AND DESIGN REVIEW
             CORRECT.                             CORRECT.                     BY SIGNING BELOW, I                 Published Ojai Valley News         hearing on the petition in the      Designation for the site is         INDUSTRIAL AND                       PERMIT FOR A DETACHED                We will publish
A registrant who declares as true    A registrant who declares as true          DECLARE THAT ALL                      August 20 & 27, 2004            following newspaper of general      General Commercial (GC) and         WAREHOUSE/STORAGE                    GARAGE (DRP 04-13) for
   information, which he or she         information, which he or she          INFORMATION IN THIS                    September 3 & 10, 2004           circulation printed in this         the Zoning classification is         BUILDING (DRP 04-10) for             property commonly known as            your Fictitious
 knows to be false, is guilty of a    knows to be false, is guilty of a    STATEMENT IS TRUE AND                     SUPERIOR COURT OF                county: OJAI VALLEY NEWS            General Commercial (C-1). This      property commonly known as           102 E. Eucalyptus Street,
    crime (B&P Code § 17913)             crime (B&P Code § 17913)                     CORRECT.                            CALIFORNIA                  Date: AUG 05, 2004                  project is Categorically Exempt     416 Bryant Circle, Assessor’s        Assessor’s Parcel Number 021-        Business Name
Jeri Waycasy                         Kassandra Clingan                    A registrant who declares as true         COUNTY OF VENTURA                       KENT KELLEGREW                pursuant to the California          Parcel Number 024-0-120-155          0-042-070 in the City of Ojai,
/s/JERI WAYCASY                      /s/KASSANDRA CLINGAN                    information, which he or she              3855-F Alamo Street               Judge of the Superior Court      Environmental Quality Act.          in the City of Ojai, California.     California. The General Plan           for you for
Date: 7-21-04                        Date: July 14, 2004                   knows to be false, is guilty of a          Simi Valley, Ca 93065                 VENTURA COUNTY                Property Owner: Joseph Alflen.       The General Plan designation         designation for the site is
   THIS STATEMENT WAS                   THIS STATEMENT WAS                    crime (B&P Code § 17913)                PETITION OF KEVIN                      SUPERIOR COURT               Applicant: Charles P. Simmons       for the site is Manufacturing        Medium-High Density                    ONLY $65!
FILED WITH THE COUNTY                FILED WITH THE COUNTY                Cynthia Lee Mithoff                    MATTHEW BALLESTEROS                        FILED: AUG 06, 2004           (CONTINUED FROM JULY 7,             Planned Development (MPD)            Residential (MHR) and the
CLERK OF VENTURA                     CLERK OF VENTURA                     /s/CYNTHIA LEE MITHOFF                   FOR CHANGE OF NAME                      MICHAEL D. PLANET              2004).                              and the Zoning designation is        Zoning designation is Multiple-         Call (805)
COUNTY ON 07/21/2004                 COUNTY ON 07/14/2004                 Date: 08/16/04                                CASE NUMBER:                     Executive Officer and Clerk         2. ARCHITECTURAL                  Light Manufacturing Industrial       Family Residential (R-2). This
   I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT                I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT                THIS STATEMENT WAS                             SC-039945                 ——————————                          REVIEW FOR THE                      (M-1). A Mitigated Negative          project is Categorically Exempt         646-1476
THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY             THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY             FILED WITH THE COUNTY                   ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE                           OVN08-14-04               DEMOLITION OF THREE                 Declaration is being proposed        pursuant to the California
OF THE ORIGINAL                      OF THE ORIGINAL                      CLERK OF VENTURA                         FOR CHANGE OF NAME                    Published Ojai Valley News       SINGLE-FAMILY                       for this project pursuant to the     Environmental Quality Act.                Ext. 27
STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY              STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY              COUNTY ON 08/16/2004                    TO ALL INTERESTED                            August 20, 2004            RESIDENTIAL UNITS AND               California Environmental             Property Owner: Maria
OFFICE.                              OFFICE.
PHILIP J. SCHMIT                     PHILIP J. SCHMIT
Ventura County Clerk                 Ventura County Clerk
   NOTICE – THIS                        NOTICE – THIS

TIME. The filing of this              TIME. The filing of this
statement does not of itself         statement does not of itself
authorize the use in this state of   authorize the use in this state of
a fictitious business name in         a fictitious business name in
violation of the rights of another   violation of the rights of another
under federal, state, or common      under federal, state, or common

law (See Section 14411 et seq.,      law (See Section 14411 et seq.,
Bus. & Prof. Code).                  Bus. & Prof. Code).
——————————                           ——————————
           OVN07-24-04                          OVN07-26-04
   Published Ojai Valley News           Published Ojai Valley News
            July 30, 2004                        July 30, 2004
     August 6, 13 & 20, 2004              August 6, 13 & 20, 2004
       NAME STATEMENT                       NAME STATEMENT
       File Number 04-12372                 File Number 04-11588
   THE FOLLOWING                        THE FOLLOWING
BUSINESS AS: Just Ruth               BUSINESS AS: Gold Star
Services, 1207 Gregory St.,          Capital, 1400 Ramona Dr.,
Ojai, Ca. 93023                      Newbury Park, CA 91320.                            CONSTRUCTION /                                                                                                                  GARDENING                                                         ROOFING
    Full Name of Registrant:
Ruth Arlene Granger
                                     Mailing Address: 587 N. Ventu
                                     Park Rd., #E-435, Newbury                            CONCRETE                                                            M & C CLARK
                                                                                                                                                     DUMP TRUCK & BACKHOE SERVICE
1207 Gregory St.
Ojai, Ca. 93023
                                     Park, CA 91320
                                        Full Name of Registrant:                                                                                     BULK MATERIAL                 DEMOLITION                                EFRAIN’S                                        Roofing Contractor
   This Business is conducted by
an individual.
                                     Daniel Ray Jackson
                                     1400 Ramona Dr.
                                                                                      Coastal Constructors                                              Rock, Sand,
                                                                                                                                                     Gravel, Rock Dust,.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Land Clearing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         GARDENING SERVICE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Roof Walker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
   The registrant commenced to       Newbury Park, CA 91320                            Custom Home Construction                                       Large Boulders,              Removal Of:                     Maintenance • Clean-Up’s/Hauling
                                                                                                                                                        River Rock,           Structures, Concrete &              Irrigation Repair • Weed Abatement
transact business under the             This Business is conducted by                                                                                     Fill Dirt                  Asphalt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              28 yrs.
fictitious business name or           an individual.                                       1st & 2nd Story Additions                                                                                                     Removal of Dirt & Cement                                                            Experience
names listed above on 5/28/04.          The registrant commenced to                                                                                  (805) 798-0173 FAX (805) 640-1900                            Tractor Work • Tree Triming/Pruning                               Lic #556531
     BY SIGNING BELOW, I             transact business under the                      Architectural Design & Planning                                                                                                                                                             640-8358
      DECLARE THAT ALL               fictitious business name or                                                                                                    Licensed & Insured                             Free Estimates -15 yrs. exp.   646-2917
    INFORMATION IN THIS              names listed above on 7/02/04.                    Structural Repair & Restoration
             CORRECT.                      DECLARE THAT ALL                             Dedicated & Attentive Staff
A registrant who declares as true        INFORMATION IN THIS                                                                                                      FENCING                                                                                                             TILE WORK
   information, which he or she        STATEMENT IS TRUE AND                               Ojai Chamber Of Commerce                                                                                                     * * * STAR * * *
 knows to be false, is guilty of a                CORRECT.
    crime (B&P Code § 17913)         A registrant who declares as true
                                                                                       Ventura County Contractors Assoc.                                     NEED A FENCE?                                            GARDENING SERVICE
Ruth Granger                            information, which he or she                   Tri-Counties Better Business Bureau                                    Call Ron Larimore
/s/RUTH GRANGER                       knows to be false, is guilty of a                                                                                                                                            * Lawn Maintenance * Tree Work
Date: 6/30/04                            crime (B&P Code § 17913)                      LIC# 541644-B      (805) 640-1351                                       (805) 231-9910                                        * General Clean-Up * Hauling
   THIS STATEMENT WAS                Daniel Ray Jackson                                                                                                    30 years experience
FILED WITH THE COUNTY                /s/DANIEL RAY JACKSON                                                                                            wood, ornamental iron, chainlink,                             * Sprinkler System * Seed * Sod
CLERK OF VENTURA                     Date: 7/2/04
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Free Estimates              Cell: 798-2929
                                                                                                                                                         corrals, dog runs, gates.                                 640-0747 - 794-1772                                       Licensed & Bonded         Residence: 649-4764
COUNTY ON 07/19/2004                    THIS STATEMENT WAS
   I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT             FILED WITH THE COUNTY                                                                                                INSTALLATION - REPAIRS - REMOVAL                                                                                   C.S.L. #723746
OF THE ORIGINAL                      COUNTY ON 07/02/2004
OFFICE.                              THIS COPY IS A TRUE COPY                             BOOKKEEPING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 TREE SERVICE
Ventura County Clerk
                                     OF THE ORIGINAL
                                     STATEMENT ON FILE IN MY
                                     PHILIP J. SCHMIT
                                                                                        ! I can help you, now, really!                                       YOUR                                                        YOUR                                                        Mac’s Tree Service
                                     Ventura County Clerk
                                        NOTICE – THIS
                                     FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
                                                                                                SMART bookkeeping
                                                                                             EFFECTIVE Tax Planning
                                                                                          REWARDING Financial Analysis
                                                                                                                                                            AD HERE                                                     AD HERE                                                 All Phases of Triming & Hedging
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tree Removal & Stump Grinding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Weed Whipping • Insured
                                     NAME STATEMENT
                                     EXPIRES FIVE YEARS FROM                           AT A FRACTION of the cost of a C.P.A.?                                     Call                                                         Call                                            Owner Operated • No Job Too Small
                                     THE DATE IT WAS FILED IN
                                     THE OFFICE OF THE
                                                                                          ! Free consultation, I come to you.                                   646-1476                                                     646-1476                                                 (805) 698-4656
                                                                                       Robyn Wilson (805) 795-2888 CALL NOW
TIME. The filing of this
                                     COUNTY CLERK. A NEW
                                     FICTITIOUS BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                                 ext. 10                                                      ext. 10                                         Frank Macarone                    Lic. #809115

statement does not of itself         NAMES STATEMENT MUST
authorize the use in this state of   BE FILED BEFORE THAT
a fictitious business name in         TIME. The filing of this
violation of the rights of another   statement does not of itself                                              • A 3-month contracted space. • 3 sizes to choose from. • All ads must be paid for in advance. •
under federal, state, or common      authorize the use in this state of
law (See Section 14411 et seq.,
Bus. & Prof. Code).
                                     a fictitious business name in
                                     violation of the rights of another                                                                                     Call 646-1476, Ext. 10 to advertise
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     Ojai Valley News
    Friday, Aug. 20, 2004
          Page B-6

  First Church of Christ,
                                       Houses of Worship
                                       which governs the universe.              Meditation instruction is                  children ages 0 through 4.
                                          Pre-service meditation begins      recommended prior to attending                   On this 12th Sunday after
   “Mind” will be the subject of
this Sunday’s lesson at the
Christian Science Church at the
                                       at 10:10 a.m. and the Sunday
                                       service starts at 10:30 a.m. at the
                                       Ojai Valley Woman’s Club, 441
                                                                             regularly scheduled meditation
                                                                                                                           Pentecost, Pastor David M.
                                                                                                                           Burgeson’s sermon title will be
                                                                                                                           “Serving       God      —    No
                                                                                                                                                                               Dickens’ kin to do
corner of Oak and Blanche
streets in Ojai, one of the many
branches of the Mother Church
                                       E. Ojai Ave. Child care is
                                       available at 10 a.m.
                                          This week’s talk will be given
                                                                             meditation instruction, are held
                                                                             each Saturday from 10 a.m. to
                                                                             noon. Meditation, a ceremony
                                                                                                                           Limitations,” based on the
                                                                                                                           Scripture, Jeremiah 1:4-10.
                                                                                                                              Assisting in worship will be
                                                                                                                                                                               ‘Christmas Carol’
in Boston, Mass.                       by the Rev. Lisa Luckenbach.          and Dharma talk are held                      Gerri Peterson as Scripture                            The great-great-grandson of                                      Dickens” dinner feast will begin
   The lesson sermon, which            Pre-service meditation will be by     regularly on Sundays starting at              reader, Earl and Alice Ragland                      author Charles Dickens will                                         at 6 p.m. with a reception
includes passages from the Bible       practitioner Susan Burrell.           10 a.m.                                       as greeters, and Ray Benny, Ron                     perform excerpts of his famous                                      featuring traditional English
and “Science and Health with           Musical inspiration will be              Call 905-3550 (voice mail), or             Hays and Melissa Gosaynie as                        ancestor’s classic tale, “A                                         favorites like Stilton cheese
Key to the Scriptures” by Mary         provided by Ed Provost and            (661) 322-9016, Ext. 08103, to                ushers.                                             Christmas Carol,” in two                                            crisps, mincemeat tartlets,
Baker Eddy, explores the               Frank Morgan.                         speak wth a monk.E-mail:                         Anjula Plummer, organist-                        exclusive Ojai appearances on                                       chocolate-dipped tangerines and
significance of this text from            There is an active prayer          pinemtnbuddhisttempl@                         pianist, will play “The Healing                     Dec. 13 and 14 at the Ojai Valley                                   roasted chestnuts. A family-style
Exodus 20: “Thou shalt have no         ministry for weekly prayer.                                  Hand of God,” “Sarabande” and                       Inn & Spa. Gerald Charles                                           dinner follows with roast turkey
other gods before me.”                 Prayer work with a practitioner                                                     “Onward, Christian Soldiers.”                       Dickens, British actor and                                          and stuffing, mashed potatoes,
                                       is available immediately                         Ojai                                  Following the worship hour,                      director, will return to Ojai from                                  poached persimmons, and
Correlative passages from
                                       following the service or by                                                         Gary Nelson will lead an adult                      England to reprise his annual                                       Christmas pudding with
“Science and Health,” such as                                                   Presbyterian Church:                       Bible study.                                        one-man dramatic presentation,                                      brandied sauce. Mulled cider,
“Every concept which seems to          appointment.         For     more        This Sunday at Ojai
                                       information, call 640-1505.                                                            The sanctuary is open                            portraying every character in the                                   nonalcoholic eggnog and two
begin with the brain begins                                                  Presbyterian Church, a series                                                                     popular story, from Scrooge to                                      glasses of wine are included in
falsely. Divine Mind is the only                                             will begin on the last chapter of             Monday through Friday from 9
                                                                                                                           a.m. to 4 p.m. for prayer and                       Tiny Tim, while guests feast on                                     the dinner price.
cause or Principle of existence.          K’hilat Ha’Aloneem:                Luke. All are welcome to join the                                                                 traditional holiday fare.                                              At both events Dickens books,
Cause does not exist in matter,           Today at 7:30 p.m., Cantor         congregation in lifting hearts                meditation.
                                                                                                                              Ojai United Methodist                               His performance is nationally                                    gifts and collectibles will be
in mortal mind, or in physical         Quan Greenberg will lead a            and minds in worship to the                                                                       acclaimed and has been featured                                     available for purchase and
forms,” corroborate and explain        special musical Sabbath service       risen Lord.                                   Church is located at 120 Church
                                                                                                                           Road, across from Nordhoff                          on CBS, ABC and NBC, and in                                         signing, courtesy of Jackson
the Biblical text.                     at the Jewish Community of the           The church worship schedule                                                                    the New York Times and People                                       Enterprises, Inc.
   The Sunday service begins at        Oaks, 530 W. El Roblar Drive.                                                       High School. All are invited to
                                                                             offers two morning services: 8:30                                                                 magazine. This will be his only                                        Reservations for either event
10 a.m., as does Sunday School         All are welcome. Call 646-4464                                                      celebrate Christ’s love in faith,                   Southern California venue of “A                                     may be made by calling 640-
                                                                             a.m. (contemporary worship                    fellowship, tolerance and
for young people up to the age         for more information.                 with a children’s program for                                                                     Christmas Carol” this year.                                         2102. Overnight packages are
of 20.                                                                                                                     spiritual growth at the                                The     “Christmas        with                                   also available.
                                                                             nursery through eighth grade)                 Methodist Church, known for its
   Testimonial meetings include           The Lutheran Church                and a traditional worship service             open hearts, open minds and
short readings on a topic of               of the Holy Cross:                at 10 a.m. with nursery and                   open doors. Questions? Call the

                                                                                                                                                                                                          WEDDING BELLS
current interest to the                   This Sunday at the 10 a.m.         toddler care. There is also a
community, ending with                                                                                                     church office at 646-3528.
                                       worship celebration at The            contemporary worship service at
members of the congregation            Lutheran Church of the Holy           6 p.m. with a children’s program
sharing testimonies of healing         Cross, the message will be “Pick,     for nursery through sixth grade.
                                                                                                                               First Baptist Church
and remarks on how Christian           Pick, Pick!” Have you ever            Personal beepers are distributed                         of Ojai:                                    Kimberly McCaffrey and                                           Gold ‘n’ Blue Singers before
Science changes lives for the          notices that no matter what you                                                        During worship this Sunday                       Steven Cooper would like to                                         moving to Santa Clarita in 2003
                                                                             to parents of infants and                                                                         announce the marriage of their                                      with her mother.
better are held Wednesdays at 7        do, you can’t please everybody?       toddlers.                                     at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist
p.m.                                                                                                                       Church of Ojai, the guest                           daughter, Bethany Ann Cooper,                                          The wedding took place July 7,
                                       Somebody, somewhere, is going            Ojai Presbyterian Church is                                                                    to Andrew Jeffrey Silveira, son of                                  2004, at the county courthouse in
   The Reading Room, for study         to criticize your best efforts.                                                     speaker will be the Rev. Ron
and research of the Bible, the                                               located at 304 N. Foothill Road.              Hanney. The sermon is titled                        James and Debra Silvera,                                            Fort Worth, Texas. The couple’s
                                       Jesus encountered people like         Call 646-1437 for more                                                                            formerly of Ojai.                                                   young son, Evan, and the bride’s
writings of Mary Baker Eddy,           that. We will explore together                                                      “Preparing for a New Journey,”
The Christian Science Monitor                                                information.                                  based on the Scripture,                                The couple both attended                                         mother and grandmother were in
                                       how Jesus handled such                                                                                                                  Nordhoff High School, the groom                                     attendance. The couple plans to
and other periodicals is located       situations and how we might                                                         Deuteronomy 32:47. Troy
                                                                                The Lutheran Church                                                                            graduating in 1999, and were                                        have a family ceremony in the
at 215-C E. Matilija St. Hours are     learn from it.                                                                      Lawson will serve as lay                            both part of the NHS band. The                                      near future in Prescott, Ariz.,
noon to 3 p.m., Monday through            Kid’s Time, a Christian                of Our Redeemer:                          worship leader. The head usher                      bride was also a member of the                                      where they now reside.
Friday. All are welcome. Call          education program for children,       Sunday worship will be held at                will be David Kille.
646-4901 for more information.         is also held at 10 a.m. Adult         The Lutheran Church of Our                       The adult Sunday school will
                                       Bible study on I and II Timothy       Redeemer, 1290 E. Grand Ave.,                 meet at 9:40 a.m. to listen to and
   Ojai Friends Worship
    Group (Quakers):
                                       will be held at 9 a.m.
                                          All are invited to experience
                                                                             at 11 a.m.
                                                                             Pastor Allen Hellwege’s sermon
                                                                             theme this Sunday is “Faith in
                                                                                                                           discuss audio tapes on Rick
                                                                                                                           Warren’s “Purpose Driven Life.”
                                                                                                                           A nursery is provided for the
                                                                                                                                                                               Nightingale Ball Nov. 6
   Hear     the     two-minute         the warmth of Christ’s love
recorded Quaker Dial-a-                through the joyous fellowship of      the Face of Fear” and will                    morning service. The children                          The third annual Nightingale                                     Nightingale Ball will be an added
Thought for this coming week,          the people of Holy Cross. The         explore what’s so great about                 have their separate teaching                        Ball, a gala benefit to raise funds                                 plus.”
starting Sunday at noon; phone         Lutheran Church of the Holy           faith. Immediately after worship              time during the morning                             for the Ojai Valley Community                                          Musical entertainment at the
                                       Cross is located at 1212              a class on “Basic Christianity”               worship hour.                                       Hospital, is scheduled for                                          $200-per-person event will be
646-0939           or        visit
                                       Maricopa Highway. For more            will be held. Anyone interested                  Feel free to check out the                       Saturday, Nov. 6, at Ventura’s                                      furnished by the Harry James                                                                                                                                                     Pierpont Inn, it was announced                                      Orchestra, which will play many
OjaiFriends/index.html.                information, call 646-5652. For       in learning about the basics of               Saturday Night Fellowship
                                                                             the Christian faith are invited to            Group at 6:30 p.m. It includes                      this week by the event’s co-chairs,                                 of the swing favorites of
   Ojai Friends Worship Group          more information regarding the
                                                                             attend.                                       worship time, hymns and                             Al and Joyce West of the                                            yesteryear and provide a smooth
will     hold     its     regular      Holy Cross Preschool and Kids’                                                                                                          sponsoring         Ojai     Valley                                  dance tempo throughout. The live
unprogrammed worship service           Club, call 646-8121.                  All are welcome to worship and                fellowship building for outreach
                                                                             experience the peace and joy of               to everyone in the community.                       Community Hospital Foundation                                       auction, organized by Foundation
Sunday at 10 a.m. Call 646-0939                                                                                                                                                Guild.                                                              Guild members Jane Weirick and
for the location of the meeting.             Calvary Chapel                  the Living Christ. Call 646-2064              On-site child care is provided.
                                                                             for more information.                            Open enrollment for the Ojai                        Like last year’s black-tie event,                                Ann Scanlin, promises to top even
The public is invited to attend.            Christian Church:                                                                                                                  which raised more than $80,000,                                     last year’s elegant attraction, said
   Christ Church Ojai:                                                                                                     Head Start program is
                                          Calvary Chapel Christian                                                                                                             the 2004 edition of the Nightingale                                 Joyce West. Dinner will be under
   Christ Church Ojai welcomes                                                      Ojai United                            happening now. If your little                       Ball will feature entertainment,                                    the supervision of the Pierpont’s
                                       Church of the Ojai Valley will                                                      one is ready to attend preschool,
all who are spiritually weary          celebrate Sunday morning                   Methodist Church:                                                                            dancing, a gourmet dinner and a                                     gourmet chef, Louis Ludwig.
and seek rest; all who struggle                                                 If you need a ride to church               come by and speak with                              live auction with a glittering                                         In addition to the Wests, Guild
                                       worship service at the Oak View                                                     Rosemary in the Head Start
and long for comfort; all who          Community Center, 18 Valley           for Sunday worship service at                                                                     variety of items, including luxury                                  President       Peggy      Russell
hunger      and      thirst    for                                           Ojai United Methodist Church,                 office.                                             vacation packages. The dinner will                                  announced the following
                                       Road in Oak View. Pastor Dan                                                           Those seeking information
righteousness; and whoever will        Nelson will teach from Chapter        call 646-3528 by noon on                                                                          be preceded by a cocktail                                           members of the arrangements
come. The gospel tells us the                                                Saturday and leave a message.                 about the Christian faith and                       reception at 6:30 p.m.                                              committee for the Nightingale
                                       1 of the New Testament book of                                                      desiring new Christian friends
great good news that although          I Timothy, focusing on Chapter           The summer Sunday worship                                                                         “This is a landmark year for the                                 Ball: Barbara Pops and Dan
we are more sinful than we care                                              schedule begins at 9:30 a.m. in               will find a warm welcome at                         hospital,” said Al West. “We have                                   Redden, program; Gary and
                                       4. This Sunday’s teaching is                                                        First Baptist Church. Ojai Valley
to admit, we are more loved by                                               the church sanctuary. Kids Own                                                                    seen a steady improvement in our                                    Brenda Farr, Marty Pops and Patti
                                       entitled “Choose Godliness.”                                                        residents are also invited to                       financial position and community                                    Michaels, sponsorship; and Don
God than we dare to imagine               Contemporary           worship     Worship (for fourth through
because of Jesus Christ.                                                     sixth grades) is held in the                  submit prayer requests to the                       support, as well as patient                                         Anderson, publicity. Information
                                       begins promptly at 9:30 a.m.                                                        church’s prayer ministry by                         services. Now we’re involved in                                     and dinner reservations may be
   All are welcome to gather           with the teaching immediately         Fireside Room. The Youth Class
with for worship on Sunday at 9                                                                                            calling 646-4788.                                   merger talks with Community                                         obtained by calling the Ojai Valley
                                       following. Children are led to        will attend worship or assist                                                                     Memorial Hospital of Ventura,                                       Community Hospital Foundation
a.m. Pastor Roy R. Bennett is                                                                                                 The First Baptist Church of
                                       their classrooms after worship        with the kids’ class during the                                                                   which could secure the future for                                   office at 640-2318, or dropping by
preaching a series of messages                                                                                             Ojai is located at 930 Grand Ave.
                                       where they are taught at their        summer. Child care will be                                                                        health care in the Ojai Valley for                                  1301 Maricopa Highway, Suite A,
through the Letter of Jude. The                                                                                            Call 646-3333 for more
                                       level of understanding with a         available in the nursery for                  information.                                        years to come. Another successful                                   in Ojai.
sermon this week is titled             craft to reinforce the lesson.
“Discerning False Leaders,”               Join in a time of fellowship
from Jude 11-16. A nursery             immediately after service.                                                            Calvary Chapel of the Ojai Valley                         Ojai Presbyterian Church                                    St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
equipped with sound is                 Refreshments are served. Please                                                          Oak View Community Center 18 Valley Rd.                 304 N. Foothill Road • 646-1437                              185 St. Thomas Dr. • Meiners Oaks • 646-4338
available for mothers with             come as you are. All are                                                                       640-9498 - Pastor: Dan Nelson                                                                                          Monday-Friday - 6:30 & 9:00 am
                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday Worship Services
infants.                               welcome.                                                                                         Sunday Worship - 9:30 am                                                                                    Saturday - 8:00 am & 5:00 pm • Spanish 7:30 pm
   Christ Church Ojai is a                                                                                                     Verse-by-Verse, Chapter-by-Chapter Teaching     8:30 am - Contemporary (Children’s Program - Nursery - 8th grade)               Sunday 7:30 am & 10:30 am
                                          The Ojai Valley Bible Study                                                             Contemporary Worship / Casual Dress
congregation of the Presbyterian                                                                                                                                                   10:00 am - Traditional (Nursery & Toddler Care)
                                       meets on Thursdays at 7 p.m.                                                                    Nursery & Children’s Classes            6:00 pm - Contemporary (Children’s Program - Nursery - 8th grade)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wesleyan Church of Ojai Valley
Church in America and meets at         This community Bible study                                                                                                                                                           S. Ventura & Topa Topa Streets •
The Lutheran Church of Our             group is open to everyone and                                                                                                                 Ojai Friends Worship Group                                       Ojai • 646-1586 • Sunday School - 9:20 am
Redeemer, 1290 E. Grand Ave.           meets at Chapel by the Pines,                                                                  Chapel By the Pines                                           (Quakers)                                                  Sunday Worship - 10:45 am
Call the church office at 646-5101                                                                                                            (First Baptist)                        Unprogrammed meetings Sunday 10 am
                                       195 Mahoney Ave. in Oak View.
or     e-mail      Bennett       at                                                                                               195 Mahoney • Oak View • 649-1323            Call Dial-a-Thought, 646-0939 for meeting place or
                                       Pastor Dan will lead this week’s

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    T   he Ojai Valley for more                                                                                                      Sunday Worship - 9:45 am • Tuesday - 7:00 pm
                                       interactive study in the Old
information.                           Testament book of Joshua.                                                                       Christ Church Ojai                          Ojai United Methodist Church
                                       Youth are invited to join in the
                                                                                  Christian Science                                 (Presbyterian Church in America)                    120 Church Rd. • Ojai • 646-3528                                  Ministerial
     Symphony of Life                  Youth Bible Study and children                                                            1290 E. Grand Ave. Ojai, CA 646-5101                       Sunday Worship - 9:30 am
                                                                                    FIRST CHURCH                                                                                                                                                       Association
         Church of                     learn God’s truth in Calvary                                                           Worship/Communion Service – Sunday 9:00 am               Sunday School & Child Care - 9:30 am
                                       Kids Club. Call 640-9498 for              OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST                          Community Bible Study – Wednesday 7 pm
     Religious Science:
   Lead minister, the Rev.             more information.
                                                                                                                                 Church of the Living Christ
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ojai Valley Baptist Church (SBC)
                                                                                                                                                                                11642 N. Ventura Ave. • Mira Monte • 646-3362
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Invites You to
Katherine Hope, welcomes all to                                               N. Blanche & Oak St, Ojai • 646-4901
join this abundant spiritual                 Pine Mountain
                                                                                                                                            (Assemblies of God)
                                                                                                                              190 E. El Roblar Dr. • Meiners Oaks • 646-1296
                                                                                                                                                                                           Sunday School - 9:00 am
                                                                                                                                                                                        Worship - 10:30 am & 7:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Worship With Us
                                                                               Sunday Services & Sunday School 10 a.m.
community, vibrant with the                 Buddhist Temple:                                                                      Sunday Worship - 8:30 am & 10:30 am                   Wednesday Activities - 7:00 pm
energy of unconditional love              Pine Mountain Buddhist                                                                         Spanish Worship - 1:00 pm             Sunday morning radio broadcast KDAR 98.3 FM 10 am
and joy, which embraces people                                                          Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.
                                       Temple offers regularly
of all ages, ethnicities, lifestyles   scheduled meditation, Dharma                                                              First Baptist Church of Ojai                     Ojai Valley Community Church
                                                                               Reading Room is located in Arcade Plaza              930 Grand Ave. • Ojai • 646-3333
and faiths. Through the                talks,Buddhist ceremonies and                                                                                                                  907 El Centro, Mira Monte • 646-4324
                                                                                                                                        Sunday School - 9:40 am
teachings of “Science of Mind          instruction in Serene Reflection-                  215-C E. Matilija St.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Sunday School Classes for All Ages - 9:00 am
                                                                                                                                      Worship - 11:00 am & 7:00 pm
and Eternal Truths,” spiritual         Meditation.The temple is located                                                                                                          Sun. Worship - 10:00 am Sat. Worship - 6:30 pm
practices of prayer and                about one hour north of Ojai,           Open: Monday-Friday, 12 noon to 3:00 p.m.              Holy Cross Lutheran                         Ojai Valley Foursquare Church
meditation, we realize, manifest       three miles off Highway 33, at                                                            1212 Maricopa Hwy. • Ojai • 646-5652
                                                                                                                                                                                         441 Church Rd. • Ojai • 646-2833
and celebrate our oneness and          941 Lockwood Valley Road. All                                                                   Sunday School - 10:00 am
                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday Worship - 10:30 am
union with God — the infinite,         are welcome to attend temple                                                                   Sunday Worship - 10:00 am
                                                                                                                                                                                            Spanish Worship - 2:00 pm
in-dwelling love-intelligence          activities.                                                                             Live Oak Christian Fellowship                             Wednesday Bible Study - 7:00 pm
                                                                                                                                       Meeting at the Grange Hall
                                                                                                                                     381 Cruzero Street, Mira Monte
                                                                                                                                                                                   Seventh-day Adventist Church
                                                                                                                                                                                               Preschool, Day Care
                                                                                                                                     Sunday Worship Service - 9 am
                                                                                                                                                                                 291 E. El Roblar Dr. • Meiners Oaks • 646-4775
                                                                                                                                    Pastor: Thomas Hatcher 649-3701
                                                                                                                                                                                  Sabbath (Sat.) - 9:30 am • Worship - 10:45 am
                                                                                                                             Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer                     Daily (M-F) radio broadcast, “Voice of Prophecy”
                                                                                   To Advertise in This                                          (LCMS)                                    12:45 pm on KDAR, 98.3 FM
                                                                                                                                    1290 E. Grand • Ojai • 646-2064                Pastor: David B. Smith, 640-0358, 955-7631
                                                                                        Directory                             Sunday School - 9:45 am • Worship - 11:00 am
                                                                                                                                                                                   St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
                                                                                        Call: Rosario
                                                                                     646-1476-Ext 22
                                                                                                                                 New Hope Christian Center
                                                                                                                              590 Old Ventura Ave. • Oak View • 649-2244
                                                                                                                                       Sunday School - 9:30 am
                                                                                                                                          Worship - 10:30 am
                                                                                                                                                                                     409 Topa Topa Dr. • Ojai • 646-1885
                                                                                                                                                                                       Sunday 9 am - Holy Eucharist Rite I
                                                                                                                                                                                       Tuesday 6:45 am - Morning Prayer
                                                                                                                                                                                  Wednesday - 7 pm Holy Eucharist & Meditation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    W       hen we gather
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             in His name…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Christ is there also.”
                                                                                                                                        Evening Praise - 6:00 pm                       The Rev’d Coryl J. Lassen, Rector

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