Join Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer on Memorial Day Monday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a 5-mile Nature Hike to the El Nido Meadow on the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s Ventura River Preserve. Hikers will visit several different plant habitats including riparian, chaparral and oak woodland. After rock-hopping across the Ventura […]

Ojai Valley Rides Inc. will hold their 14th Annual Ojai Valley Century on June 3, 2017.  Cyclists from all over Southern California will converge in Ojai for the ride which rolls through the beautiful Ojai Valley, Rose Valley, and Lake Casitas and up our spectacular coast to Carpinteria and Montecito.  The ride is open to […]

Fourteen flights of grueling straight-up steps, then fourteen flights back down, throw an obstacle course in the mix, and then twenty-two more flights straight up…if you’re tough enough to handle the total fifty floors and 1,089 steps running, try it with 70lb. turnouts and safety gear (turnouts and gear not included). The Fifth Annual Tower […]

HEALTH CLASSIC HERB WALK AND SLIDESHOW TALK ON SATURDAY, JUNE 3 Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer will join the faculty of the 25th Annual Health Classic at the beautiful La Casa De Maria Retreat Center in Montecito on Saturday, June 3, from 11:30 1:30 p.m. His program will consist of an Herb Walk on the […]

Can youthful vigor and budding brains overcome the life experience of their elders in a match of wits, wisdom, memory and just plain common sense in a Jeopardy-like contest? Come to the Knowledge Bowl and experience a true “Battle of the Ages,” now in its eighth year. This time, four teens from Ventura’s Blue-Ribbon Award […]

A HERMAN BENNETT FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER HOSTED BY HARBOR COVE CAFE ROVER was injured in the line of duty being one of the best K9s ever! Medical treatment and more testing is needed which will increase his already high bills. Now ROVER needs YOUR help! We thank all of our sponsors for supporting ROVER and our […]

CTC Members and Friends:   You are invited to hear Keynote Speaker: Ashwin Gopinath, Ph.D, Senior Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology     What is an Artificial Person?  It’s not a social slur but a term for an android coined by the “Synthetic” character in the Sci-fi film “Alien”.  So, how can bio-systems and […]

Please join Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer and special guest Professor James Adams of USC School of Pharmacy in Ojai on Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a Summer Medicinal Plant Workshop on how to treat summer colds, adjust to the changing season, treat pain and anxiety, and stay healthy all […]

Ventura County residents and visitors seeking to celebrate July 4th by the ocean have to look no further than the Channel Islands Harbor. The Harbor will host a variety of activities throughout the day, ending with the annual Fireworks by the Sea starting at 9 p.m. Festivities begin with the 15th Annual Channel Islands Harbor […]