Ojai, California

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educational independent

Study Hall -- '''The Thacher School''' is a co-educational independent boarding school located on 425 acres (1.5 km²) of hillside overlooking the Ojai Valley (Ojai, California) in Ojai, California, United States. Founded in 1889 as a boys' school, it is now the oldest co-ed boarding school in California. Girls were first admitted in 1977. The first co-ed graduating class was the class of 1978. The student body numbers 235. ***You

12 12 death_place Ojai, California, United States spouse Aliph Van Cortland Whitehead (1940-1960) Betty Cormack (1960-1985; his death) DATE OF DEATH September 30, 1985 PLACE OF DEATH Ojai, California, United States '''The Thacher School''' is a co-educational

independent boarding school located on 425 acres (1.5 km²) of hillside overlooking the Ojai Valley (Ojai, California) in Ojai, California, United States. Founded in 1889 as a boys' school, it is now the oldest co-ed boarding school in California. Girls were first admitted in 1977. The first co-ed graduating class was the class of 1978. The student body numbers 235. !-- Image with unknown copyright status removed: Image:ThacherStudyHall.png frame right Thacher School


history education

Chumash (Chumashan languages): 'Awha'y ("Moon") government_type leader_title Mayor leader_name


nature books

Chumash (Chumashan languages): 'Awha'y ("Moon") government_type leader_title Mayor leader_name


skills quot

High School . He was shy as a teenager and at some times deemed "completely lacking in social skills". He played bass guitar in the punk rock band The Invisible Government for five years. Richardson began photography when the band broke up and his mother introduced him to Tony Kent, a photographer who hired him as an assistant. '''Villanova Preparatory School''' is an Order


friendly art

destination with boutique hotels and recreation opportunities including hiking, and spiritual retreats (Retreat (spiritual)), as well as for a farmers' market on Sundays with local organic agriculture. It also has small businesses specializing in local and ecologically friendly art, design, and home improvement—such as galleries (Contemporary art gallery) and a solar power company. Chain stores (other than a few gas stations) are prohibited by Ojai city law to encourage local small business development and keep the town unique. The city's self-styled nickname is "Shangri-La" referencing the natural beauty of this health-and-spirituality-focused region. While there are no known references, it is commonly claimed that the mountains visible from the city were used, but then cut, from the 1937 movie (Lost Horizon (1937 film)) as the mystical sanctuary of James Hilton (James Hilton (novelist))'s novel ''Lost Horizon''. "Visit Ojai" City of Ojai official website. Accessed 28 February 2014 History Chumash Chumash (Chumash people) Indians were the early inhabitants of the valley. They called it Ojai, which derives from the Ventureño Chumash word ʼawhaý meaning "moon". Harrington, John Peabody. ''The Papers of John Peabody Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution 1907-1957''. Kraus International Publications, 1981, 3.89.66-73 The area became part of the Rancho Ojai Mexican land grant made to Fernando Tico in 1837, and he established a cattle ranch. Tico sold it in 1853 without much success to prospectors searching for oil (Petroleum). By 1864, the area was settled. Nordhoff The town was laid out in 1874 "MAP of the town of NORDHOFF" 1 MR 225. ''Ventura County Recorder'' Retrieved December 3, 2013 from CountyView GIS. by real estate developer R.G. Surdam (R. G. Surdam) and named '''Nordhoff, California''', in honor of the writer Charles Nordhoff (Charles Nordhoff (journalist)). Leading up to and during World War I, American sentiment became increasingly anti-German (Anti-German sentiment). Across the United States, German and German-sounding place names were changed. As part of this trend, Nordhoff was renamed Ojai in 1917. at Hines Peak (Hines Peak (California)), about six miles north of Thomas Aquinas College. Snow frequently falls on the high peaks during winter. Cover Moneen-arewe.jpg Recorded Audio International, Ojai, California; The Eye Socket, Venice, California Released June 17, 2003 Today Thomas lives in Ojai, California where she continues to write screenplays and other fiction. She also teaches at the American Film Institute as a lecturer. AFI faculty biographical information page.


career matches

Paula, California Santa Paula Santa Clarita (Santa Clarita, California) ''SR 126 (California State Route 126)'' 1962 In 1962, King lost to Dorothy "Dodo" Cheney (now 45 years old) for the fourth time in four career matches, this time in the semifinals of the Ojai (Ojai, California) Valley Tennis Tournament. The following week, Karen Hantze Susman defeated King in the final of the Southern California Championships


summer science

Ventura Campus is about at Hines Peak (Hines Peak (California)), about six miles north of Thomas Aquinas College. Snow frequently falls on the high peaks during winter. Cover Moneen-arewe.jpg Recorded Audio International, Ojai, California; The Eye Socket, Venice, California Released June 17, 2003 Today Thomas lives in Ojai, California where she continues to write screenplays and other fiction. She also teaches at the American Film Institute as a lecturer. AFI faculty biographical information page.


news views

; ref According to her, they had a shared affinity for Japan and Japanese culture and became best friends almost instantly because of their mutual willingness to explore it. Webb Mitovich, Matt.News-Views Interviews-Features Article default.aspx?posting %7BC63FDA35-A474-461E-8430-AF7371B1AB65%7D "Does ''Legal'' Eagle David E. Kelley Throw a Wild ''Wedding''?". ''TV Guide''. March 7, 2007. The two began


writing plays

,” Aragonés recalled, “not to become a mime but to apply its physical aspects of movement to my comics.” In 1962, Aragonés moved to the United States. He currently resides and works in Ojai (Ojai, California), California. thumb right 220px Wilder in his Yale College (File:Thornton Wilder Yale graduation photo 1920.jpg) graduation photo (photograph), 1920 Wilder began writing plays while at The Thacher School in Ojai (Ojai, California), California, where he did not fit in and was teased by classmates as overly intellectual. According to a classmate, "We left him alone, just left him alone. And he would retire at the library, his hideaway, learning to distance himself from humiliation and indifference." His family lived for a time in China, where his sister Janet was born in 1910. He attended the English China Inland Mission Chefoo School at Yantai but returned with his mother and siblings to California in 1912 because of the unstable political conditions in China at the time. Thornton also attended Creekside Middle School in Berkeley, and graduated from Berkeley High School (Berkeley High School (California)) in 1915. Wilder also studied law for two years before dropping out of Purdue University. left thumb Alternate poster by James Montgomery Flagg (Image:LOST HORIZON poster 1936.jpg) From the beginning, Capra ran into difficulties that resulted in serious cost overruns. Principal photography began on March 23, 1936, and by the time it was completed on July 17, the director had spent $1.6 million. McBride 1992, p. 352. Contributing to the added expenses was the filming of snow scenes and aircraft interiors at the Los Angeles Ice and Cold Storage Warehouse, where the low temperature affected the equipment and caused lengthy delays. The Streamline Moderne sets representing Shangri-La, designed by Stephen Goosson, had been constructed adjacent to Hollywood Way, a busy thoroughfare by day, which necessitated filming at night and heavily added to overtime expenses. Many exteriors were filmed on location in Palm Springs, Lucerne Valley (Lucerne Valley, California), the Ojai Valley (Ojai, California), the Mojave Desert, the Sierra Nevada Mountains (Sierra Nevada (U.S.)), and in what is now Westlake Village (Westlake Village, California), adding the cost of transporting cast, crew, and equipment to the swelling budget. McBride 1992, p. 353. Other towns were starting in the county. A plan for Port Hueneme (Port Hueneme, California) was recorded in 1874, and Santa Paula (Santa Paula, California)'s plan was recorded in 1875. The community of Nordhoff (later renamed Ojai (Ojai, California)) was started in 1874. ''A Comprehensive Story of Ventura County, California'', 23–4. Piru (Piru, California), Fillmore (Fillmore, California) and Montalvo (Montalvo, Ventura, California) were established in 1887. ''A Comprehensive Story of Ventura County, California'', 25–7. 1892 saw Simi (Simi Valley, California) (later Simi Valley), Somis (Somis, California), Saticoy (Saticoy, California) and Moorpark (Moorpark, California). Oxnard (Oxnard, California) was a late-comer, not being established until 1898. ''A Comprehensive Story of Ventura County, California'', 27. The '''Chumash''' are a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) people who historically inhabited the central and southern coastal regions of California, in portions of what is now San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo County, California), Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara County, California), Ventura (Ventura County, California) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles County, California) counties, extending from Morro Bay in the north to Malibu (Malibu, California) in the south. They also occupied three of the Channel Islands (Channel Islands (California)): Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and San Miguel; the smaller island of Anacapa was uninhabited. Modern place names with Chumash origins include Malibu (Malibu, California), Lompoc (Lompoc, California), Ojai (Ojai, California), Pismo Beach, Point Mugu (Point Mugu, California), Piru (Piru, California), Lake Castaic, Saticoy (Saticoy, California), and Simi Valley (Simi Valley, California). In early February 2010, it was reported that Witherspoon had begun dating Jim Toth. at Hines Peak (Hines Peak (California)), about six miles north of Thomas Aquinas College. Snow frequently falls on the high peaks during winter. Cover Moneen-arewe.jpg Recorded Audio International, Ojai, California; The Eye Socket, Venice, California Released June 17, 2003 Today Thomas lives in Ojai, California where she continues to write screenplays and other fiction. She also teaches at the American Film Institute as a lecturer. AFI faculty biographical information page.


international publications

Institution 1907-1957''. Kraus International Publications, 1981, 3.89.66-73 The area became part of the Rancho Ojai Mexican land grant made to Fernando Tico in 1837, and he established a cattle ranch. Tico sold it in 1853 without much success to prospectors searching for oil (Petroleum). By 1864, the area was settled. Nordhoff The town was laid out in 1874 "MAP of the town of NORDHOFF" 1 MR 225

Ojai, California

government_type leader_title Mayor leader_name Severo Lara leader_title1 State Senator (California's 19th State Senate district) leader_name1 leader_title2 CA Assembly (California's 37th State Assembly district) leader_name2 leader_title3 US Rep. (California's 26th congressional district) leader_name3 unit_pref US area_footnotes url http: www.census.gov geo maps-data data docs gazetteer 2010_place_list_06.txt publisher United States Census Bureau accessdate October 12, 2014 title 2010 Census Gazetteer File - Places - California area_total_sq_mi 4.401 area_total_km2 11.398 area_land_sq_mi 4.386 area_land_km2 11.359 area_water_sq_mi 0.015 area_water_km2 0.040 area_water_percent 0.35 area_metro_sq_mi area_metro_km2

elevation_footnotes elevation_ft 745 elevation_m 227 population_as_of 2010 population_footnotes population_total 7461 population_density_sq_mi auto population_metro population_density_metro_sq_mi population_density_metro_km2 timezone PST (Pacific Time Zone) utc_offset -8 timezone_DST PDT utc_offset_DST -7 postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 93023 & 93024 area_code 805 (Area code 805) blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info blank1_name GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info website thumb right Ojai Inn, built in 1876. Photo taken in 1880s. (File:Ojai-1880s.jpg) thumb Ojai Arcade, built in 1917 in the Spanish Colonial Revival (File:Ojai, California (12).jpg) style. Post Office tower at right. '''Ojai''' ( wide, surrounded by hills and mountains. The population was 7,461 at the 2010 census, down from 7,862 at the 2000 census.

Ojai is a tourism destination with boutique hotels and recreation opportunities including hiking, and spiritual retreats (Retreat (spiritual)), as well as for a farmers' market on Sundays with local organic agriculture. It also has small businesses specializing in local and ecologically friendly art, design, and home improvement—such as galleries (Contemporary art gallery) and a solar power company. Chain stores (other than a few gas stations) are prohibited by Ojai city law to encourage local small business development and keep the town unique.

The city's self-styled nickname is "Shangri-La" referencing the natural beauty of this health-and-spirituality-focused region. While there are no known references, it is commonly claimed that the mountains visible from the city were used, but then cut, from the 1937 movie (Lost Horizon (1937 film)) as the mystical sanctuary of James Hilton (James Hilton (novelist))'s novel ''Lost Horizon''. "Visit Ojai" City of Ojai official website. Accessed 28 February 2014

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