Tag Archives: Ojai

Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Lassoing Grizzlies (1904)

This post is the third entry in a series of four: First: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: A California Blood Sport (1800s) Second: Gladiator Games of Bulls and Bears: Recollections of Jacinto Damien Reyes (1880) Fourth: Gladiator Games of Bulls and … Continue reading

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El Nido Meadow, Ventura River Preserve, Ojai

El Nido meadow is located within the Ventura River Preserve, a 1591 acre nature park with long meandering trails that cross over a broad range of landscape and through varying habitats. “Whether nature’s pleasure for you is an invigorating hike, … Continue reading

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Sulfur Mountain Oil Seeps, Ventura County

“California will be found to have more oil in its soil than all the whales in the Pacific Ocean. The oil is struggling to the surface at every available point and is running down the rivers for miles.” -Professor Benjamin … Continue reading

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Topatopa Bluff

A view of Topatopa Bluff dusted with snow from Highway 150 in the Upper Ojai Valley.

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