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Nice Shout out from Vampire Weekend on their return to Instagram

I was pleasantly surprised this morning to wake with a note from local photographer friend Ben Bishop who @’d me on an Instagram post by @vampireweekend. Seems they are dropping hints about being in Ojai. Here’s their Instagram post   … Continue reading

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Ojai Rise 4 inch vinyl decal Fire Relief fund raiser.

This now exists. If you like stickers and want to show your support for Upper Ojai Fire Relief consider picking and sticking. All proceeds will go to efforts. $5 and free shipping in the USA.

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Upper Ojai Fire Relief T-shirt Design

While the Thomas Fire rages through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in Southern California, we are dealing with its aftermath here in my home region of the upper Ojai valley. I created this t-shirt design as a souvenir of this … Continue reading

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Thomas Fire Ojai Rise T-shirt Fund Raising design effort

Rise up Ojai, like a Phoenix rises from the ashes. That’s my Ojai dealing with the massive destruction of Thomas Fire This t-shirt design is sold to raise money for fire victims in need in the Ojai Valley. Or you … Continue reading

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Ojai Face Decal Multi-Pack Sale – 12 for the price of 10 and free shipping

OJAI FACE DECAL SALE, Select the “dozen deal” in the drop down below and get 12 decals for the price of 10. OR buy 3 and save $1. PLUS FREE SHIPPING IN THE USA. From the sunniest, magicalest valley on … Continue reading

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Paul Blackthorne and Mister Basquali on Don’t LOOK at ME! Podcast 018

Actor Paul Blackthorne had me over to his Ojai home recently and he said I could bring my microphones. He has a great house.  I like it because its both modern and rustic. Plus its hillside location and thick stand of … Continue reading

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Todd Hannigan on Don’t Look At ME podcast 017

This will likely be my last podcast of 2013. I’m traveling to Holland, Belgium and France for the holidays and will put up some more fresh interviews in January. This has been a great year, I washed a lot of … Continue reading

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Steve Sprinkel on Don’t Look at ME podcast 16

Since 2001 Steve Sprinkel and Olivia Chase — The Farmer and The Cook respectively — have been serving up organic food at their casual corner grocery and restaurant in the Ojai Valley borough of Meiners Oaks. It’s real good food. … Continue reading

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Lisa Casoni of Ojai Art Festival on DLAM podcast 15

I met Lisa Casoni of Porch Gallery Ojai and the Ojai Art Festival a few weeks back and she introduced me to the ideas behind her collaboration on a brand new art festival here in town. We talk about Fallen Fruit … Continue reading

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Launching Fallen Fruit of Ojai Map

There’s a pretty good chance that you’ve observed the temperate climate of Ojai and how it lends itself to a verdant and rich display of agriculture throughout the Valley. Citrus and avocado groves blanket much of the landscape and in … Continue reading

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