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Ojai, California

Tell me all about this mysterious town.

by Anonymousreply 3512/07/2017

The setting of Easy A.

by Anonymousreply 102/20/2017

You can go wine-tasting there.

by Anonymousreply 202/20/2017

It's where Steve and Jamie grew up.

by Anonymousreply 302/21/2017


by Anonymousreply 402/21/2017

It's great motorcycle riding country. I think there are some fancy spas there where rich people from LA go to escape it all.

by Anonymousreply 502/21/2017

A cutsie little touristy spot.

by Anonymousreply 602/21/2017

we LOVE Ojai

by Anonymousreply 702/21/2017

It's a shithole.

by Anonymousreply 802/21/2017

There's no "there" there.

by Anonymousreply 902/21/2017

Quaint but boring.

by Anonymousreply 1002/21/2017

Jamie Somers lived there on the Bionic Woman.

by Anonymousreply 1102/21/2017

I bought a pair of Big Dog boxer shorts at a store in Ojai in the late 1990's. There was a music store that had some connection to Jackie Lomax, a George Harrison protégé who was one of the original Apple Records artists other than the Beatles.

by Anonymousreply 1202/21/2017

Pronounced O Hi or OJ?

by Anonymousreply 1302/21/2017

O Hi r13.

Has evolved over the decades from a sleepy vineyard and ranching town to early Cali-hippie earthy-crunchy outpost, to tourist-trappy weekend retreat for screenwriter and other Hwood types who want the privacy Malibu stopped providing.

There are some very good spas there as well as couple of decent boarding schools iirc. Still has a metaphysical-Eastern vibe, the international Theosophical Society was based there, still owns many acres and runs a school.

by Anonymousreply 1402/21/2017

It's on fire. Frowny face

by Anonymousreply 1512/06/2017

The Rodney King beating trial was moved to conservative white Ojai.

by Anonymousreply 1612/06/2017

Ojai was so named because when you arrive thethere they unenthusiastically say, "Oh, hi."

by Anonymousreply 1712/06/2017

It's a New Agey place. Lots of New Age therapies and therapists.

Very beautiful.

& you can escape to Santa Barbara if you want normalcy.

by Anonymousreply 1812/06/2017

Santa Barbara is normal?

by Anonymousreply 1912/06/2017

r16 is an idiot.

by Anonymousreply 2012/06/2017

Simi Valley

by Anonymousreply 2112/06/2017

Oh Bye, California.

by Anonymousreply 2212/06/2017

Beatrice Wood, Dadaist ceramacist, has a studio museum there. (She died.)

by Anonymousreply 2312/06/2017

R23: Beato! I loved her autobiography, "I Shock Myself."

by Anonymousreply 2412/06/2017

Ojai's burning Ojai's burning

All across the town, all across the night Everybody's driving with full headlights Black or white, you turn it on, you face the new religion Everybody's sitting 'round watching television

Ojai's burning with boredom now Ojai's burning dial nine-one-one Ojai's burning with boredom now London's burning dial nine-one-one

by Anonymousreply 2512/06/2017

R24 BW seems like a fascinating person who was pals with a lot of other interesting folks.

by Anonymousreply 2612/06/2017

Somewhere, someone's calling.

6 o'clock on a Thursday evening I saw the smoke rise orange in the sky I watched the fire climb over the hilltops.

Canyon's burning Canyon's burning down.

Hear the trees crying All the years dying Fire has turned the hills into ashes And as the sun ran down from the sky The canyon burned.

Canyon's burning Canyon's burning down.

Ashes, long lying Memories, slow dying Fire has gone and the rain has fallen The winter has passed and the springtime is near But under the wind someone is calling.

Canyon's burning Canyon's burning down.

by Anonymousreply 2712/06/2017

June Allyson used to live there and then she died.

by Anonymousreply 2812/06/2017

Oh-Hi has a gay sister city called Hey-Gurl-Hey.

by Anonymousreply 2912/06/2017

No it's sister city is sassy black girl LaJolla

by Anonymousreply 3012/07/2017

Ojai, Mark

by Anonymousreply 3112/07/2017

R7 beat me to it.

by Anonymousreply 3212/07/2017

It plays host to the Pac-12 Men's Tennis Championships every year.

by Anonymousreply 3312/07/2017

TV's Laurie Walters (Eight is Enough's Joni) is an Ojaian.

by Anonymousreply 3412/07/2017

Hey, ho, way to go, Ojai-o.

by Anonymousreply 3512/07/2017
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