Monthly Archives: April 2009

E.P. Foster

A small celebration was held this weekend to mark E,P. Foster's 161'st birthday. A group of people organized by Sarah Kalvin is forming a foundation to restore some of the history, starting with the Foster House on Ventura Avenue. Ventura's founding father left a legacy that is often overlooked. He donated numerous parcels of land…
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FEMA levee certification

According to the Ojai Valley News: FEMA has been in the process of certifying flood protection levees nationwide. A recent study ordered by FEMA has determined that the Live Oak Acres Levee along the Ventura River, originally constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, cannot be certified as meeting FEMA’s new standards. This means…
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