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The U.S. Forest Service Announces the Thomas Fire Has Been 100% Contained

Goleta, Calif., January 12, 2018 — For Immediate Release from the U.S. Forest Service, the following is the latest information on the Thomas Fire:

Start Date: December 4, 2017

Cause: Under Investigation

Size: 281,893 acres

Containment: 100%

Personnel: 13

Structures Destroyed: 1,063

Structures Damaged: 280

Current Situation: After the over flights yesterday,

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Free Recovery and Insurance Orientation Workshop to be held at County of Ventura Hall of Administration

A free “Roadmap to Recovery” recovery and insurance orientation workshop for victims of the Thomas Fire will be held at the Ventura County Government Center on Monday, January 22, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the County of Ventura Hall of Administration, Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura.

Workshop Topic will be: Information and guidance on first steps on the road to recovery and navigating insurance claims.

There will be free parking for the event in Parking Lot G.

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City Hall Closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. City Hall will reopen on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 8 a.m.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Libbey Park Monday, January 15, 2018

The 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration will be held in Libbey Park on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. It is organized by the Ojai Valley Youth Foundation.

The keynote speaker will be Das Williams. Ojai Mayor John F. Johnston will present a proclamation declaring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Ojai. Other speakers and performers will include Alan Thornhill,

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City to Lift Temporary Leaf Blower Ban Effective Thursday at 8 a.m.

The City has announced that it will lift its temporary leaf blower ban on Thursday, January 11, 2018, effective 8 a.m. The leaf blower ban was initially put into effect on December 11, 2017, when the City announced that leaf blowers had been temporarily prohibited as a result of the Thomas Fire, due to poor air quality and the risk of spreading more ash, smoke and particulates into the air. The City’s air quality has improved and is approaching normal levels,

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