Picture Perfect Parks Logan Hall

Picture Perfect Parks

By Misty Hall

Screen-time has basically become our new national pastime. These days, so many (too many?) social interactions and activities require only our eyeballs and a pair of thumbs to swipe, mash buttons, and change the channel.

I’m as guilty as the next person, but sometimes, I long for the days when there was nothing better than going to the park. Whether I was climbing the rocket ship at Soule, watching my dad play softball at Sarzotti, or laying in the grass at Daly, a lot of my happiest memories took place in an Ojai Valley park.

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What Makes a City Really Special?

What Makes a City Really Special?

By Misty Hall

What makes a city truly special? Is it the rich culture, the sights, the history, the people? If you’re in Ojai, the answer is: all of the above. But none moreso than the people. Sure, Ojai has a vibrant arts, culture, and music scene. And yes, our history is deep, diverse, and well-documented. It goes without saying that our surroundings, both natural and man-made, are equal parts charming and awe-inspiring.

But it is the people of the Ojai Valley — the people who honor, celebrate, preserve and protect each of these components — that make this place much more than a pretty little tourist town.

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