Ojai Unified School District Buildings, Preschool Vandalized With Anti-Mask Graffiti“Unmask my kids” was scrawled with red spray paint at four locations, including a preschool building on the property, according to Superintendent Dr. Tiffany Morse. The vandalism was discovered Monday morning at 6 a.m.
Ventura Sheriff’s Detectives To Investigate Sex Abuse Allegations Against Elite Ojai SchoolLast week, the Thacher School voluntarily released an independent report from a law firm which detailed incidents of alleged sexual misconduct and sexual abuse perpetrated by faculty members going back several decades.
Private Ojai School Voluntarily Reveals 40 Years Of Sexual Faculty Misconduct, Cover Ups In New ReportThe Thacher School costs over $64,000 per year per student. The report details episodes of alleged rape, groping, unwanted touching and inappropriate comments.
Evacuations, Road Closures Lifted Monday Night As Crews Work To Contain Casitas Fire Burning Near OjaiCrews were working to contain a brush fire dubbed the Casitas Fire that was burning near Ojai Monday.
Oxnard Church Volunteer Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 3 Teen GirlsA church volunteer has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting three teenage girls, the Ventura County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
African Grey Parrot Shows Talent For Making Custom Christmas DecorationsAfrican grey parrots like Smokey are known to be highly intelligent, with vocabularies exceeding 100 words and cognitive performances not unlike a pre-kindergartener, according to the Humane Society of Ventura County.
Unknown Person Breaks Into Ventura County Animal Shelter, 6-Month-Old Kitten MissingThe Humane Society of Ventura County is hoping the public can help identify the person who broke into the Ojai shelter earlier this week and locate a kitten that has gone missing.
Suspect Arrested For Double Homicide After 2 Women Were Found Dead Inside Ojai HomeA suspect in the murder of two women found murdered inside an Oak View home is behind bars.
Man In Custody Following Alleged Crime Spree Involving Pickaxe In Quiet Ojai NeighborhoodA man was in custody Sunday, accused in a crime spree across a quiet Ventura County neighborhood over the weekend.
2 On Your Side: Camp Fire Victim Loses $400K In Life Savings To Wire Fraud ScamA woman who lost her longtime home in the Camp Fire was scammed out of $408,000 while buying a condo in Ojai.
Ojai Man Arrested In Murder Of Roommate, But Investigators Still Searching For BodyAn Ojai man faces charges Tuesday of murdering his roommate, whose body has not been found.
Photos: 96-Year-Old Man Found Living Among Feces-Encrusted Furniture In Trash-Strewn Ojai HomePhotos of the filthy, rat-infested home released by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department show the abhorrent living conditions that prompted the arrest of Catherine Ann Vandermaesen, 65, on suspicion of elder and animal abuse.
Daughter Arrested After Her 96-Year-Old Father Found Living In Rat-Infested Ojai HomeDeputies, firefighters, animal control officers, and representatives from the county’s Adult Protective Services, and code compliance and enforcement agencies found a horrific scene at the home on Gregory Street.
Ojai Man Strangles Family Dog To Death, Deputies SayThe suspect allegedly admitted to detectives that he killed the 10-year-old Chihuahua mix because he hated her.
Burn Areas Brace For Latest Round Of RainMandatory evacuations were lifted for Santa Barbara County's burn areas Tuesday morning.