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On December 11, 2017, the City announced that leaf blowers have been temporarily prohibited due to poor air quality and the risk of spreading more ash, smoke and particulates into the air. The City stated that the ban would be in effect until at least December 17, 2017. However, because the air quality has not yet improved, THE CITY WILL BE EXTENDING THE BAN FOR AN ADDITIONAL WEEK, THROUGH DECEMBER 24, 2017. Contact the City at (805) 646-5581,

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Emergency Temporary Childcare Service Available


The Ojai Recreation Department is offering childcare service Thursday, December 14th and Friday, December 15th in light of the Thomas Fire school closures.

Hours: 8 am-5:30 pm
Fee: $20 per day per child
Ages: 5-13 years
Location: The Boyd Center at Sarzotti Park, 510 Park Road.

All fun activities will be held inside and air filter masks will be provided for free.

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Question and Answer Session with Mayor Johnston at 6:30 p.m. December 13

December 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, Mayor Johnston will be available for a question and answer session. Council Chambers are located at 401 S. Ventura Street.

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Useful Links for Landscaping Before and After a Fire

How to renew and protect your yard and garden after a devastating fire

By Suzanne Sproul | | Daily Bulletin

PUBLISHED: December 8, 2017 at 1:51 pm | UPDATED: December 8, 2017 at 2:06 pm

Landscaping for Fire Protection (University of California)

The Post-Fire Environment
in low-elevation chaparral

Ashes To Wildflowers

A Promise Of Renewal Springs From Destruction

Firescaping –

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Guide to Returning Home After A Wildfire

Calfire and PG&E have put together a guide for returning home after a  wildfire. The guide can be found at this link:

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