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City of Ojai Earns Recognition as a 2020 Tree City USA

For Immediate Release: 3/16/2021

City of Ojai Earns Recognition as a 2020 Tree City USA

The City of Ojai has received recognition as a 2020 Tree City USA for the first time since 2009. The recognition comes after several years of renewed efforts to preserve and enhance the City’s tree canopy for current and future generations. “Ojai has always been a community that cherishes its trees and we’re thrilled to finally regain this recognition for Ojai,” City Manager James Vega said,

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The County of Ventura Provides an Update Regarding When the County May Be in the Red Tier

The County of Ventura provided this update on when the County may move into red tier:

The state has announced that once 2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are administered in the most vulnerable communities in the state that the state will modify the case rate requirements. The case rate requirements are tied into the different colored tiers. If the case rate requirement is adjusted and Ventura County meets the metric we will move to the Red Tier on Wednesday the 17th.

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County of Ventura Launches a Second COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant Program- English Y Español

[Español abajo] The County of Ventura has launched a second COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant program for businesses and nonprofit organizations that did not receive a grant during the County’s first program in 2020. Businesses and nonprofits based in Ventura County may be eligible for $5,000 grants. For additional information including how to apply, please see the flyer below.

 

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El Condado de Ventura lanzó un Segundo programa de ayudas de asistencia empresarial por el COVID-19 para empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro que no recibieron una ayuda durante el primer programa del Condado en 2020.

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City of Ojai Working to Negotiate a New Sheriff’s Services Contract

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office provides police services to the City of Ojai under an agreement that is over 40 years old. On July 9, 2020, the City of Ojai requested an updated contract and lease with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. The City met with County Executive Office and/or Ventura County Sheriff’s Office staff on July 12, July 29, and again on September 18 to discuss the unique issues within Ojai and the need for the update.

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Reminder: Free COVID-19 Testing Available on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Sarzotti Park

[Español abajo] The Ventura County Health Care Agency is offering free COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sarzotti Park, 510 Park Rd. Ojai CA. 93023. Testing is available to members of the public, including to those who have the slightest suspicion of having COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with it. Appointments are not required and you don’t need to have health insurance.

La agencia Ventura County Health Care ofrecerá pruebas de detección del COVID-19 gratuitas el miércoles 10 de marzo de 2021 de 9:00 a.m.

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