‘Our Ojai’ photo book launch celebrated

Thank you to the Ojai Valley News for covering the launch part of OUR OJAI on Oct. 16, at the Porch Gallery in Ojai! The article ran in the Friday, October 22, 2021 edition.   More photos from the event:    

Johnny Johnston and Steve Bennett receive James D. Loebl Award

  On February 27, the Fund conferred its prestigious James D. Loebl Award on former Ojai Mayor Johnny Johnston and former Ventura County District 1 Supervisor Steve Bennett. The award is conferred from time to time to a person who has played a leading role in protecting and sustaining the environmental quality of the Ojai…

Their Ojai (and everybody’s) – Ojai Quarterly, Winter 20-21

Their Ojai (and everybody’s) – Ojai Quarterly magazine, Winter 20-21 by Mark Lewis   Read the Ojai Quarterly article on pages 56 and 57 here.

Ojai Valley News: ‘Our Ojai’ captures beauty, uniqueness of valley

Ojai Valley News, Friday, October 2, 2020 by Perry Van Houten OVDF Our Ojai in OVN 10-2-20   Click here to purchase copies of Our Ojai    

Shangri-La is No Accident – by John Broesamle

OVDF founder John Broesamle speaks on the various threats the Ojai Valley has faced over the decades in his talk, “Shangri-La is No Accident: How Ojai Protects Itself from Environmental Threats and Unwelcome Development.” John outlines the numerous threats the Ojai Valley has faced over the last few decades — which, he points out, always…

Potter’s Journey – Ojai Monthly article

“Potter’s Journey” – Ojai Monthly article

Ojai Valley Museum Town Talk, “Defending The Ojai,” by John Broesamle & Mark Frost

Ojai Valley Museum Town Talk, “Defending The Ojai,” by John Broesamle & Mark Frost With thanks to the Ojai Valley Museum for hosting and Stephen Adams for filming this powerful event.

John Broesamle Inspires Community

John Broesamle inspires community By Perry VanHouten, Ojai Valley News, Nov. 30, 2018 edition     An Ojai man who for three decades has fought to preserve the environmental quality of the Ojai Valley was honored at a Nov. 18 event attended by many of the valley’s environmental leaders. Peter Cantle, president of the Ojai…