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Reminder: Sign Up Now for VC Alert

(8-21-20) The recent wildfires up and down the State are a good reminder to be prepared in case of a disaster. Please take a minute to register (or update your address if you are already registered) with VC Alert, so that you are able to get direct alerts in the event of an emergency.

For more information, or to sign up, visit:

How it Works

The process begins when the City or County issues a message about a potential safety hazard or concern.

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A Partir de Este Mes, Los Censistas Visitarán Hogares que Aún no Respondieron al Censo de 2020

En este tiempo, probablemente haya visto varios mensajes que lo animan a completar el Censo. Según la Oficina del Censo de EE. UU., a partir del 8/5/20, el 69.3% de los residentes de Ojai han completado sus formularios del Censo, ¡sigamos adelante!

Si ya ha completado el Censo, ¡gracias! Ahora lo retamos a que se comunique con sus amigos y familiares y los anime a completar sus formularios del Censo. Solo toma unos minutos para completarlo y ayudará a garantizar que nuestra comunidad obtenga su parte de representación política y a recibir fondos federales para servicios vitales,

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City of Ojai Announces Order Allowing Businesses to Use Outside Areas

On July 23, 2020, the City of Ojai announced an order allowing businesses to use outside areas. The order is intended to allow businesses that were impacted by the State’s order, which closed the indoor operations of many businesses within Ventura County, to reopen. Businesses can apply through the City for a temporary use permit and submit a plan to operate in an outdoor expansion area.

The City is waiving fees for these permits in an effort to help support local businesses that have been impacted by the closure orders.

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Reminder: Face Coverings Requirement in Ojai

The City of Ojai and the State of California require face coverings at businesses or when physical distancing cannot be maintained, with few exceptions (see below for more information).  Residents may contact the City’s Code Compliance Division to report any businesses that are not complying ( or call (805) 646-5581 ext. 117). Businesses may refuse service and contact Code Compliance or call the non-emergency Police line at (805) 646-1414 if customers refuse to comply.

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Reminder: Complete the 2020 Census Today.

By now, you’ve probably seen several messages encouraging you to fill out your Census. According to the latest self-response data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, as of 7/7/20, 61.2% of Ojai residents have completed their Census forms, let’s keep going!

If you have already taken the Census, thank you! Now we challenge you to reach out to your friends and family members and encourage them to fill out their Census forms. It only takes a few minutes to complete and will help ensure our community gets its share of political representation and receive federal funds for vital services,

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