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2020 FIND OUT WHO WON THIS YEAR


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2020

The Ojai Playhouse

VENTURA ROOFING

Voted Ojai’s Best Roofer 11 years in a row! (805)646-ROOF • Request a Bid at venturarfg@gmail.com • License#440157 www.venturaroofingco.com Check out our

Beatrice Wood Center For the Arts

Channel Ventura Roofing Company

Topa Mountain Winery


Dear Reader, we need to i Valley knows that to stay alive in 2020 Everyone who runs a business in our Oja ile every help, be creative, and adapt quickly. Wh have tolerance, weather losses, ask for a heartfelt is still here or braved to open, deserves who ity mun com our in er own s ines bus of ises for all those who managed, in the face pra est high the sing to t wan I s, tion congratula . t of Ojai in 2020 — bronze, silver and gold a pandemic, to rise to the top three Bes e the the hardest year they ever faced. I hop For so many business owners, 2020 was e to serve much we honor your courage and sacrific winners of our readers’ poll realize how anding of how these times. We all have a new underst others and care for your employees in survive. ty of being able to think on our feet to essi nec the and s pen hap nge cha kly quic ing all -at-home orders, but kept going. I’m urg Many faced an existential threat with stay it … because restaurants, arts and services depend on es, stor r you if as l loca p sho to s der rea care of our merchants and restaurants. take to ors visit on end dep only not ’s they do. Let ey are here because we patronize them. The local options we all enjoy in the vall e a little something special — above and hav ms tea and als vidu indi e som ty, ersi Despite adv n 1,500 That was noticed this year by more tha beyond. They thrive rather than survive. you then stop in or reach out and tell them voters. Please take note on these pages, love so i the special place and community we all Oja e mak we er, eth Tog m. the iate rec app dearly. Giving thanks,

Laura Rearwin Ward Publisher


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BEST ANTIQUE STORE GOLD

Treasures of Ojai Antiques SILVER

BEST CAMPING SUPPLIES GOLD

True Value Hardware SILVER

SHOPPING BEST PET FOOD/SUPPLY STORE GOLD

Wachters SILVER

BEST FLORIST GOLD

Ojai Blooms SILVER

Cousin’s Curiosities

Corner Market

Pets & More

Angela’s Flowers

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Lynn Harding Antique Instruments

Lake Casitas Park Store

Ojai Valley Feed

Forage

BEST ARTS & CRAFTS STORE

BEST CANNABIS DISPENSARY

BEST FURNITURE STORE

BEST GIFT SHOP

GOLD

Ben Franklin SILVER

GOLD

Sespe Creek Collective SILVER

GOLD

Down Home Furnishings SILVER

Ojai Creates!

Shangri-La Care Centers

Wachters Hay & Grain

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

GOLD

Fig Curated Living SILVER

Serendipity Toys BRONZE

Cattywampus Crafts

Ojai Greens

deKor & Co.

Rains Department Store

BEST BICYCLE SHOP

BEST JEWELRY STORE/MAKER

BEST THRIFT/CONSIGNMENT STORE

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE

GOLD

The MOB Shop SILVER

GOLD

Susan Cummings SILVER

GOLD

2nd Helpings Thrift (Help of Ojai) SILVER

Bicycles of Ojai

Jes Maharry

The Lennon Closet

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

GOLD

Attitude Adjustment Shoppe SILVER

Ojai Valley Ranch Market BRONZE

Oak View Cyclery

Poppies Art and Gifts

Treasures of Ojai

Joe’s Quick Stop

BEST HARDWARE STORE

BEST CBD RETAILER

BEST CLOTHING STORE

BEST BOOKSTORE

GOLD

Meiners Oaks Ace Hardware SILVER

True Value Hardware BRONZE

Ojai Lumber Co

BEST HOME DECOR STORE GOLD

Fig Living SILVER

Down Home Furnishings BRONZE

Rains Department Store

GOLD

Sespe Creek Collective SILVER

Shangri-La Care Centers BRONZE

101 CBD

GOLD

Rains Department Store SILVER

Julia Rose & Co. BRONZE

Camouflage

GOLD

Bart’s Books SILVER

BookEnds Bookstore & Other Curiosities BRONZE

Twice Sold Tales Bookstore


www.bartsbooksojai.com

An Ojai tradition for over 50 years 302 W. Matilija Street (805)646-3755 9:30 - Sunset daily

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WINNERS 8 YEARS IN A ROW!


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BEST NONPROFIT/CITIZENS ORGANIZATION GOLD

Help of Ojai SILVER

BEST LOCAL SPORTS TEAM GOLD

Nordhoff Rangers Football SILVER

COMMUNIT Y BEST PUBLIC SCHOOL GOLD

Nordhoff High School SILVER

BEST SERVICE ORGANIZATION GOLD

Rotary Club of Ojai SILVER

Humane Society of Ventura County

Nordhoff Lady Rangers Softball

Meiners Oaks Elementary School

Ojai Valley Lions Club

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Ojai Valley Land Conservancy

Ojai Eagles Youth Football

Topa Topa Elementary School

Rotary Club of Ojai West

BEST OJAI CITY COUNCIL MEMBER

BEST DAY CARE PROVIDER

BEST TEACHER OF THE ARTS

BEST VOLUNTEER

GOLD

Suza Francina SILVER

Johnny Johnston BRONZE

GOLD

Noah’s Ark Preschool SILVER

Holy Cross Preschool BRONZE

GOLD

Bill Wagner (Nordhoff) SILVER

Gray Duncan (Nordhoff) BRONZE

Ryan Blatz

Montessori School of Ojai

Dass Richards (Oak Grove)

BEST LOCAL SPORTS COACH

BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL

BEST TEACHER

GOLD

Lance Wiggins (Nordhoff) SILVER

Matt Murphy BRONZE

Justin Morris

GOLD

Oak Grove School SILVER

The Thacher School BRONZE

Ojai Valley School

GOLD

Martha Ditchfield SILVER

Tobi Jo Greene BRONZE

Nancy Hill

GOLD

Aimee Mendoza SILVER

Jim Bailey BRONZE

Greg Lepine

Nordhoff thanks its supporters. We are proud to serve our students and community.

Best Public School Best Musical Group Band & Choir Best Sports Team Football Best Coach Lance Wiggins

Best Sports Team Softball Best Teacher of the Arts Gray Duncan


Winner for 7 years in a row Thank you, Ojai, for voting us

“Best Day Care”

HOLY CROSS PRESCHOOL AND CHILDCARE CENTER

Happily serving the Ojai valley for over 30 years! Faith based center offering top quality preschool and after school care for older children. Schedule your tour today! 1212 Maricopa Hwy Ojai, CA 93023 | Phone: 805-646-8121 | www.holycrossojai.com


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FOR ALLOWING ME TO MEET YOUR LEGAL NEEDS FOR 27 YEARS

Located in the heart of Ojai.

805-646-3110

2020 BLATZ LAW FIRM Paul B. Blatz, Attorney at Law

“You’d rather have me on your side - than their’s”

Waite, Jacobs & Atkinson

We appreciate our community’s ongoing support of us as BEST LAW FIRM for the past ten years!

2020

‘11 ‘12 ‘13 ‘14 ‘15 ’16 ‘17 ’18 ’19

603 West Ojai Avenue, Suite D www.wjalaw.com

805.646.7263 Ross E. Atkinson Attorney

Megan Davis - Law Office Administrator Mary Clark - Law Office Administrator Allan Jacobs - deeply missed colleague and friend (1940-2017)

Carolyn J. Vondriska Attorney


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BEST AUTO BODY SHOP GOLD

Two Twelve Body and Restoration SILVER

Brue’s Auto Body

BEST BUSINESS SERVICES GOLD

Ojai Business Center SILVER

Attitude Adjustment BRONZE

BEST AUTO REPAIR GOLD

Ojai Valley Imports SILVER

SERVICES BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE GOLD

Bonnie Lu’s SILVER

Ace Hardware BRONZE

BEST INSURANCE PROVIDER GOLD

Doug Crawford Insurance SILVER

State Farm of Ojai, Bob Daddi BRONZE

Ojai Library

Wachters Hay & Grain

Farmers of Ojai

BEST COMPUTER REPAIR

BEST HOTEL

BEST LAW FIRM

GOLD

Bit Vision SILVER

GOLD

Ojai Valley Inn SILVER

GOLD

Waite, Jacobs & Atkinson SILVER

Fred’s Tire Man

Ojai PC Pros

Blue Iguana

Blatz Law Firm (Paul Blatz)

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Rock Long’s Automotive

Lahaina Computer Co.

Rancho Inn

Ryan Blatz Law

BEST OIL CHANGE

BEST GRAPHIC DESIGNER

BEST PET SITTER/BOARDING

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

GOLD

Fred’s Tireman SILVER

GOLD

Colleen McDougal SILVER

GOLD

Peaceful Pup SILVER

GOLD

Tonya Peralta SILVER

Ojai Valley Imports

Alex Mooney

Hanna Paulsen

Nora Davis

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Meiners Oaks Auto

Amy Schneider

Pam Prince

Erik Wilde

BEST FINANCIAL ADVISOR

BEST ONE-OF-A-KIND BUSINESS

BEST DRY CLEANERS OR LAUNDROMAT

BEST REAL ESTATE OFFICE

GOLD

Victoria Breen/Derby & Derby SILVER

Olga Jones/Ameriprise Financial BRONZE

GOLD

Pixies General Store SILVER

Ojai Lingerie BRONZE

GOLD

Royal Cleaners SILVER

Route 33 Laundry BRONZE

GOLD

LIV Sotheby’s International,Ojai SILVER

Keller Williams, Ojai BRONZE

Jessie Hawkins/Morgan Stanley

Secure Beginnings (Nan Tolbert)

Mira Monte Quick Clean Laundromat

Ojai Valley Real Estate

BEST BANK TELLER

BEST UPHOLSTERER

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER

BEST PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

GOLD

Hilda (Wells Fargo) SILVER

Jaylene Morrison (Wells Fargo) BRONZE

GOLD

Plush Surroundings SILVER

Ray’s Upholstery BRONZE

Richardo Torres (Chase)

Topa’s Custom Upholstery

BEST ACCOUNTING/ TAX SERVICE

BEST PET GROOMER

GOLD

Jacobs & Jacobs SILVER

Marie Estes-Pratt BRONZE

Ojai Tax Services (Jeetendra Jain)

GOLD

Four Paws Pet Grooming SILVER

Ultimutt Pet Spa in Ojai BRONZE

Puff & Fluff

GOLD

Whitney Hartmann SILVER

Logan Hall Photography BRONZE

Stephen Adams

BEST INN / BED & BREAKFAST GOLD

Lavender Inn SILVER

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa BRONZE

Su Nido Inn

GOLD

Joe Kapp SILVER

Holly Humphrey Property Management BRONZE

Carrie Sanders


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Best Property Management

2020 Local, Licensed and Experienced Agents to help you with all of your property needs! We are so honored to be voted the best in the community by YOU!

Office Phone: 805-648-9900 www.joekapprealestate.com Lic #01958206


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UPPER OJAI Rancho Tranquilo features five bedrooms, flex rooms, two fireplaces, pool, tennis court, caretaker’s quarters, horse facilities, solar, RV garage, views and more. www.12605HighwindsRoad.com 12605 Highwinds Road $3,375,000 Nora Davis 805.207.6177

OJAI 6 Acre Horse Property with 5 Bedroom Main House, 2 Bedroom Guest House, Pool, Horse Facilities, Solar and Views. www.1577 KenewaStreet.com

OJAI 106+ Acre Country Retreat with Mountain and Lake Views, Horse Facilities & Exquisite, Custom, Stone House. www.LuckyQRanchOjai.com Lucky Q Ranch Price Upon Request Nora Davis 805.207.6177

1577 Kenewa St. $2,199,000 Nora Davis 805.207.6177

Thank you to all of the clients, colleagues and friends I have had the opportunity to work with this year. I am honored to have spent the last 30+ years helping people buy and sell their homes and am looking forward to many more years serving locals and newcomers to the Ojai Valley. Valley. Wishing you all health and happiness in the coming year — Nora THE DAVIS GROUP 805.207.6177

Integrity, knowledge and experience you can trust

Nora Davis DRE 01046067

nora@ojaivalleyestates.com www.ojaivalleyestates.com 727 Ojai Avenue, Ojai CA 93023

Kellye Lynn DRE 01962469

Thank you, Ojai, for voting us Best Computer Repair for the last 10 years


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2020

WINNER 8 YEARS IN A ROW

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Thank you Ojai!

Best Auto Repair

Putting the Art in the Fine Art of Auto repair Foreign & Domestic Auto repAir

Best Oil Change

805-646-6106

996 East Ojai Ave.

ovimports@sbglobal.net


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BEST MORTGAGE PROVIDER GOLD

Heritage Financial SILVER

C2 Financial (Therese Hartmann) BRONZE

BEST TRANSPORTATION SERVICE GOLD

Dutch’s Downtown Shuttle/Kool Buzz SILVER

Ojai Trolley BRONZE

Teena Broumand

Help of Ojai

BEST RETIREMENT LIVING

BEST VETERINARY CLINIC

GOLD

The Gables of Ojai SILVER

The Artesian of Ojai BRONZE

GOLD

Matilija Veterinary Hospital SILVER

Animal Clinic of Oak View BRONZE

At Home in Ojai

Ojai Village Veterinary

BEST STORAGE FACILITY

BEST LOCKSMITH

GOLD

Bryant Circle Mini Storage SILVER

Condor Self Storage of Ojai

SERVICES

GOLD

Martin’s Locksmith SILVER

Norm’s Locksmith

BRONZE

Ojai Self Storage & U-Haul

Bryant Circle Mini Storage 2020

•Free move in truck •Moving and packing supplies •Security system with TV surveillance •On site resident managers •Competitive rates •Move-in specials

Call us today for our BLUE DOOR SPECIAL

412 Bryant Circle, Ojai 805-646-2354


THANK YOU OJAI! 2020 ’18 ’19

for voting us Best Glass Company

We Love Our Valley and Community!

We are proud to be in business for over 37 years! 805-646-1093|arcadeglass@att.net Lic# CSLB# 1003846

THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR US Best Fence Installer

FREE

2020

Estimates

BETTER PRODUCTS • BETTER SERVICE • COMPETITIVE PRICES www.bobsfence.com | 805.983.3346


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’15 ’16 ’17 ‘18 ‘19

Thanks Ojai for voting Matilija Veterinary Hospital “Best Veterinary Clinic”

108 Bryant Street • 646-5539


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HOME & GARDEN BEST ARCHITECT GOLD

Whitman Architectural Design Inc. SILVER

Cornerstone Architects BRONZE

BEST SOLAR PROVIDER GOLD

Sespe Power Solutions SILVER

Prime Solar Co. BRONZE

BEST WOODWORKER GOLD

Wes Theis SILVER

Primarily Wood BRONZE

BEST PEST CONTROL COMPANY GOLD

Ojai Termite and Pest SILVER

Everready Termite BRONZE

Nicholas Oatway

California Solar Electric

Logan Gould Cabinetry

Ventura Pest

BEST HEATING & A/C CO

BEST POOL MAINTENANCE SERVICE

BEST ROOFER

BEST HANDYMAN

GOLD

Forced Air Heating & Air Conditioning SILVER

Pacific Aire BRONZE

GOLD

Ojai Pool Store SILVER

Matilija Pool BRONZE

GOLD

Ventura Roofing Co. SILVER

Aztec Roofing BRONZE

GOLD

Max Reed SILVER

Roger Wood BRONZE

Fairweather Heating & Air Conditioning

Sean’s Pool Care / Clear Blue Pool & Spa

Ojai Awnings

Steve Fox

BEST TREE SERVICE

BEST PAINTING COMPANY

BEST PLUMBING/ROOTER COMPANY

BEST LANDSCAPE COMPANY

GOLD

Call Oscar Tree Service SILVER

GOLD

Ojai Custom Paint (DBA Titus Painting) SILVER

GOLD

Frank’s Rooter & Plumbing Service Inc. SILVER

GOLD

Green Goddess Gardens SILVER

Sky High Tree Service

McKay’s Painting

Silver Sewer & Drain Service

Daley Landscape Inc.

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Mark Crane’s Tree and Arborist Services

Riggs Custom Coating

Max Reed

Lisa Phelps Irrigation & Landscaping

BEST HOME STAGING OR INTERIOR DECORATOR

BEST FENCE INSTALLER

BEST GARDEN CENTER

BEST ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR

GOLD

Janelle Interiors SILVER

GOLD

Bob’s Fence SILVER

GOLD

Flora Gardens SILVER

GOLD

Ojai Electric SILVER

OHI Home Staging

Watkins Fence Co.

Meiners Oaks Nursery

Swift Electric

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Embellish

Wheatley Fence Co.

Australian Native Plants Nursery

Max Reed Electrical

BEST GLASS COMPANY

BEST DESIGNER/DRAFTSMAN

BEST GENERAL CONTRACTOR

BEST HOME BUILDING SUPPLY

GOLD

Arcade Glass SILVER

Ojai Valley Glass BRONZE

Center Glass

GOLD

Kerry Miller Designer/Builder, Inc. SILVER

Pat Nolan Professional Drafting BRONZE

Chris Brandstrom

GOLD

Tenpenny Construction SILVER

Chad Carper BRONZE

Kerry Miller Designer Builder

GOLD

Ojai Lumber Co. SILVER

Meiner’s Oaks Ace Hardware BRONZE

Ojai True Value Hardware

BRONZE

J.A. Sandefur

SU B S C R IBE TO YO U R LO CA L INDEPENDENT FR EE PRESS | OJAIVALLE YNE WS.COM


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We Design, Build and Care for Ojai Pools & Spas Service, Repair, Remodel & Re-plaster

As Seen on Animal Planet’s The Pool Master Natural Swimming Pools (“NSP”) using plants instead of chemicals. See our NSP’s at www.californianaturalpools.com

California Natural Pools

& Ojai Pool Store

2020 510 W. El Roblar • Ojai, CA

805 640-1288 In the Heart of Downtown Meiners Oaks License #886776


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“We are very grateful to be serving Ojai over 40 years.” • Speciality Coatings • Fine Finishes • Wood Graining

(805) 646-1373 Custom Residential and Commercial

Family Owned and Operated

info@titus-painting.com • Ojai Custom Paint, Inc.

2020 Voted Best 11 years in a row

www.Titus-painting.com License#:983959


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Capturing carbon through soils and plants! A vibrant healthy garden can be yours - We can make it so!

2020

Thank you Ojai Valley Community for keeping your beloved local gardening and landscape company viable through these past 27 years. We are grateful for the opportunity to make an impact in this Precious Valley. We offer our skills in improving the soil health, collecting surface water and planting woody plants that capture carbon from the air and water from the sky and return them back into the soil where they belong. Can you imagine if all Ojai gardens followed this method? Our air quality would highly improve and our water holding capacity in the soil would allow a more verdant, vibrant valley to be actualized! Love to all who Love this Valley!

Jessica Thompson and the Green Goddess Crew

Thank You ojai for VoTing us BesT of The ojai ValleY 2020 Winner:

Best Customer Service & Best Hardware Store

2020


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“Thank You Ojai! We are committed to giving all of our clients the BEST service possible”. Best Designer/Draftsman

2020

‘11 ‘12 ’13 ‘14 ’15 ’16 ’17 ’18 ’19

Making Dreams Come True “Thank You Ojai We are committed to giving all of our clients the BEST service possible” Best Designer/ Draftsman

805-640-0262 805-640-0262 kerrymillerdesigns.com lic.958625 kerrymillerdesigns.com


Call Oscar Tree Service Whatever Your Tree Requires 312 W. El Roblar Dr., Ojai, CA 93023

805-646-7934

Certified Arborist:WE-5064A· • State License: #740789

24 Hour Emergency Service Available • Senior Discounts Available COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL

Voted Best Tree Service in the Valley

Seven Years in a Row!

2020

Dear Customers, it has been a pleasure taking care of your tree service needs, and we are truly grateful to all of you for choosing us as your tree service company. The growth we’ve experienced over the years is because of customers like you, who support my business and understand the way I operate: safely, efficiently and always with your satisfaction as a goal. Your continued patronage and feedback are a vital part of our growth. And for that, we are very thankful. Again, thank you so much for choosing Call Oscar Tree Service who will always try to complete the service to your satisfaction. We look forward to serving you for many years to come. Sincerely, •Call Oscar Tree Service •Oscar D. Acosta

Runner-up Best Garden Center in the Ojai Valley

Meiner’s Oaks Nursery 312 W. El Roblar Dr. • (805) 646-2546


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HEALTH, BODY & FITNESS BEST ACUPUNCTURIST GOLD

Laurie Edgcomb, LAC SILVER

BEST MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO GOLD

Ojai Valley Taekwondo Academy SILVER

BEST FACIAL GOLD

Body Essentials SILVER

BEST BEAUTY SALON GOLD

Rise

SILVER

Ojai Herbs & Acupuncture

Ojai Valley MMA

Ojai Valley Inn and Spa

Contempo Hair Salon

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Alan Chang, LAC

Living Aikido

Ojai + Fox (formerly Aesthetics by Summer Dawn)

Glo West

BEST YOGA STUDIO

BEST FITNESS FACILITY

BEST HAIRSTYLIST

BEST MANICURE/PEDICURE

GOLD

Light and Space SILVER

Sacred Space Yoga Studio BRONZE

GOLD

Ojai Valley Athletic Club SILVER

Balance Health Center, Ojai BRONZE

GOLD

Jen Keeler SILVER

Victoria Garcia BRONZE

GOLD

Kristy’s Nails SILVER

Glo West BRONZE

Ojai Yoga Shala

M.O. Town Fitness

Denise Heller

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

BEST YOGA INSTRUCTOR

BEST MASSAGE

BEST BARBER

BEST ESTHETICIAN

GOLD

Ingrid Boulting SILVER

GOLD

Ojai Valley Inn and Spa SILVER

GOLD

Brenton Butler SILVER

GOLD

Summer McComas SILVER

Susan Bronstein

AA Relaxation Station

Buddy Wilds

Kelli Loughman

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Robert Evans

Bamboo Creek Spa

Kyle Rocka

BEST DAY SPA

BEST PHYSICIAN

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

GOLD

The Day Spa of Ojai SILVER

Body Essentials BRONZE

GOLD

James Halverson SILVER

Maria Halvorson BRONZE

GOLD

Evergreen Wellness Center/Russell Kun SILVER

Boshoff Novak Chiropractic BRONZE

Ojai + Fox (formerly Aesthetics by Summer Dawn)

Doug Nelson

Caitlin Matthews

BEST PHYSICAL THERAPIST

BEST NURSE OR MIDWIFE

BEST DENTIST

GOLD

Swanner Physical Therapy SILVER

GOLD

Mary Nelson SILVER

GOLD

Jan Komura SILVER

Body Essentials

Peggy Brown

Joseph Westbury

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Aesthetics by Summer Dawn

Mary Jackson

David A. Watson

BEST OPTOMETRIST

BEST HOLISTIC PRACTITIONER

BEST PHARMACY

GOLD

Bruce Brockman SILVER

Robert J. Graham BRONZE

Bridget Tsao

GOLD

Richard Hiltner MD SILVER

Julie Tumamait-Stenslie BRONZE

Laurie Edgcomb

GOLD

The Medicine Shoppe SILVER

Ojai Village Pharmacy BRONZE

Ojai Rexall Drug

Daren Hope


2020 Winner for 8 consecutive years

“Thanks to our clients and dear friends for their support in this challenging year, it’s because of you all, that we are still in business. Again, THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH! -Mike, Cindy, Ken, Lin & Gabbi”


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Ojai Village Pharmacy SERVING THE OJAI VALLEY SINCE 1891

2020 THEN

Vaccinations and Immunizations Diabetes Management •Comprehensive Consultations •Most Insurance Plans accepted and Medicare & Medi-Cal •Large selection of over-the-counter Medications •Large selection of Vitamins & Supplements

NOW

•Delivery in Ojai •DME-Durable Medical Equipment coming soon • Beer & Wine •Tax Service

Monday–Friday, 10am – 6pm | Saturday, 10am–1pm (Rx only) Store 10am-5pm • Sunday (no Rx), 11am–5pm

We Will Spoil You!

805-646-7272 202 E. Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA 93023


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Topa Topa Optometry Inc.

Thank you for honoring us for Best Optometrist 8 YEARS IN A ROW! We share this award with our hard working and dedicated staff.

Voted Best Optometrist! Treatment and management of eye diseases. Comprehensive ocular/vision evaluations. Custom prescription eyewear with the highest quality materials and latest technology for work, sports, safety, fashion and fun! Eye nutrition counseling Ocular photography and i-wellness testing. Dry eye clinic and spa with Miboflo technology. Our personalized service and state of the art technology keep us on the cutting edge for you.

Dr. Tsao & Dr. Brockman 1211 Maricopa Highway, Suite 101 (between Rabo & Chase Banks)

Dr. Russell would like to give a special note of recognition and gratitude to Elizabeth McWilliams Kun, Co-Owner/ Office Manager/Office Muscle who for 20 years has been in the background working tirelessly, up before dawn, with a goal of building the most wonderful Chiropractic Wellness Center to lovingly serve the community. In addition to being a devoted wife while raising 3 beautiful children, she has hiked every trail in the valley, written short stories, poems, a blog and a memoir, all while enjoying a nice cup of tea. Without her efforts and gifts, Evergreen Chiropractic & Wellness would not exist. I am forever grateful and wish her all of the wonderful things that life has to offer.

805.646.5109

www.TopaEye.com

Thank you Ojai for voting us! The Evergreen Team AGAIN. We love this town and its people and feel grateful for being able to help you get back to and keep doing the things you love, without drugs or surgery. As a way of saying thank you, stop by or call saying “Ojai’s Best Chiropractor” for a FREE first visit which includes a consultation, examination, any necessary digital motion study x-rays, an awesome adjustment and non surgical Spinal Decompression!

2020

’16 ‘17 ’18 ’19

Best

CHIROPRACTOR IN TOWN


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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BEST LOCAL ACTOR GOLD

BEST ANNUAL EVENT GOLD

Anna Kotula

4th of July Parade & Fireworks

SILVER

SILVER

Buddy Wilds

Ojai Day

BRONZE

BRONZE

BEST HORSEBACK RIDING GOLD

Ojai Valley Trail Riding Company SILVER

Bodee’s Rancho Grande BRONZE

BEST LOCAL MUSICIAN GOLD

Alan Thornhill SILVER

Jimmy Calire BRONZE

Jessi Stevenson

Ojai Wine Festival

Rancho Royale/ Ojai on Horseback

Danny McGaw

BEST ARTIST

BEST CAMPGROUND

BEST LIVE ENTERTAINMENT VENUE

BEST PARK

GOLD

GOLD

Gayel Childress

Lake Casitas

SILVER

SILVER

GOLD

GOLD

Libbey Bowl

Libbey Park

SILVER

SILVER

Carmen Abelleira

Wheeler Gorge

Deer Lodge

Soule Park

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Colleen McDougal

Camp Comfort

Topa Mountain Winery

Sarzotti Park

BEST ART GALLERY

BEST HIKING TRAIL

BEST LOCAL MUSICAL GROUP

BEST SUMMER CAMP

GOLD

GOLD

Porch Gallery

Ventura River Preserve

SILVER

Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts BRONZE

SILVER

Shelf Road BRONZE

OVA Arts

Matilija Canyon

GOLD

Nordhoff Band and Choir SILVER

Rose Valley Thorns BRONZE

Danny McGaw Band

GOLD

Ojai Recreation Department SILVER

Ojai Valley School BRONZE

Oak Grove School

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323 E. Matilija Street, #112

805.302.1166

Bamboo Creek 1002 East Ojai Avenue, Suite B

805.299.5899 BEST MASSAGE

www.BambooCreekSpa.com

Open daily from 10 am to 10 pm (except Tuesday open 11 am to 8 pm)

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REFLEXOLOGY MASSAGE Full body, foot or chair massage 60 minutes - $42 ORIENTAL OIL BODY MASSAGE 60 minutes - $50 HOT STONE THERAPY 60 minutes - $70


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BEST BAKERY GOLD

Ojai Café Emporium SILVER

Kate’s Bread BRONZE

BEST LIQUOR STORE GOLD

Ojai Beverage Company SILVER

Attitude Adjustment Shoppe BRONZE

FOOD & DRINK BEST BRUNCH GOLD

Ojai Valley Inn SILVER

Ojai Café Emporium BRONZE

BEST TACO GOLD

Ojai Tortilla House SILVER

Casa De Lago BRONZE

Farmer and the Cook

Pat’s Liquor

Bonnie Lu’s

La Fuente

BEST MARKET/GROCERY STORE

BEST BBQ

BEST BURGER

BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT

GOLD

Westridge Markets SILVER

Rainbow Bridge BRONZE

GOLD

Q-Time BBQ SILVER

Deer Lodge BRONZE

GOLD

Ojai Beverage Company SILVER

Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill BRONZE

GOLD

Agave Maria’s Restaurant SILVER

Casa De Lago (Oak View) BRONZE

Ojai Valley Ranch Market

Westridge Markets

Jolly Kone

La Fuente

BEST HEALTH FOOD STORE

BEST BREAKFAST

BEST BURRITO

BEST CASUAL DINING

GOLD

Rainbow Bridge SILVER

Westridge Markets BRONZE

GOLD

Bonnie Lu’s SILVER

Ojai Café Emporium BRONZE

GOLD

Ojai Tortilla House SILVER

Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill BRONZE

GOLD

Papa Lennon’s SILVER

Boccali’s BRONZE

Farmer & the Cook

Home Kitchen of Ojai

Casa De Lagos

Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill

BEST ASIAN FOOD

BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT

BEST FARM TO TABLE RESTAURANT

BEST DELI

GOLD

Exotic Thai Restaurant SILVER

GOLD

Bocccali’s Restaurants SILVER

GOLD

Farmer and the Cook SILVER

GOLD

Westridge Market SILVER

Sakura Ojai

Osteria Monte Grappa

Ojai Rôtie

Marché Gourmet Delicatessen

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Hakane Japanese Cuisine

Papa Lennon’s Pizzeria

Osteria Monte Grappa

Rainbow Bridge

BEST SUSHI

BEST PIZZA

BEST COFFEE SHOP

BEST FROZEN DESSERT

GOLD

Hakane Sushi SILVER

GOLD

Ojai Pizza Company SILVER

GOLD

Coffee Connection SILVER

GOLD

Bliss Frozen Yogurt SILVER

Sakura Ojai

Papa Lennon’s Pizzeria

Beacon

Ojai Ice Cream

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Sea Fresh Seafood

Boccali’s Pizza & Pasta

Ojai Coffee Roasting Co.

Sanders & Sons Gelato

BEST ETHNIC RESTAURANT

BEST VEGETARIAN MENU

BEST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

BEST DONUTS

GOLD

Hakane SILVER

Exotic Thai BRONZE

Mandala

GOLD

Hip Vegan SILVER

Farmer and the Cook BRONZE

Rainbow Bridge

GOLD

The Ranch House SILVER

Nocciola BRONZE

Osteria Monte Grappa

GOLD

Donut Hole SILVER

Oak View Donut Shop BRONZE

Ojai Donut Shoppe


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Westridge Market

Best Deli voted

Best Grocery/Market Best Deli Best Grocery/Market

Westridge Midtown Market

Best voted

Grocery Store

Best Health Food Store Best Best Sandwich

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Best Mexican Restaurant and Best Margarita

Great Food Fun Atmosphere Excellent Margaritas

2020 106 S. Montgomery St., Ojai (805) 646-6353 710 Arneill Rd.,Camarillo 805 383 2770

Thank you Ojai!

for voting us the Best


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BEST FINE DINING EXPERIENCE GOLD

The Ranch House SILVER

Nocciola BRONZE

BEST LUNCH PLACE GOLD

Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill SILVER

Ojai Café Emporium BRONZE

FOOD & DRINK BEST TAP ROOM GOLD

Topa Topa Brewing Company SILVER

Ojai Beverage Company BRONZE

Osteria Monte Grappa

Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill

Ojai Pub

BEST HAPPY HOUR

BEST MARGARITA

BEST PLACE TO HAVE A DRINK

GOLD

Ojai Beverage Company SILVER

Sea Fresh Seafood BRONZE

GOLD

Agave Maria’s Restaurant SILVER

Jim & Rob’s Fresh Grill BRONZE

GOLD

Jimmy’s Pub SILVER

Ojai Beverage Company BRONZE

Jimmy’s Pub

Casa De Lagos

The Vine

BEST KID-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT

BEST COCKTAILS

BEST FARMERS MARKET VENDOR

GOLD

Ojai Pizza Co. SILVER

GOLD

Jimmy’s Pub SILVER

GOLD

Friend’s Ranches SILVER

Boccali’s (Ojai)

Azu

B.D Dautch - Earthtrine Farm

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Jim & Robs Fresh Grill

The Vine

Ojai Olive Oil

BEST SANDWICH

BEST VINEYARD

BEST OUTDOOR DINING

GOLD

Papa Lennon’s Pizzeria SILVER

GOLD

Topa Mountain Winery SILVER

GOLD

Boccali’s Pizza & Pasta SILVER

Westridge Market Midtown

Ojai Vineyard

The Ranch House

BRONZE

BRONZE

BRONZE

Ojai Beverage Co.

Majestic Oak Winery

Papa Lennon’s Pizzeria

BEST SEAFOOD

BEST WINE TASTING ROOM

BEST PRODUCE

GOLD

Sea Fresh Seafood SILVER

Ideal Seafood BRONZE

GOLD

Topa Mountain Winery SILVER

Ojai Vineyard BRONZE

Hakane Sushi

Majestic Oak

BEST SPORTS BAR

BEST TASTING ROOM (OTHER THAN WINE)

GOLD

Ojai Pizza SILVER

Lisa’s Cantina BRONZE

Jimmy’s Pub

GOLD

Ojai Olive Oil SILVER

Heavenly Honey BRONZE

Carolina Gramm’s Olive Oil & Balsamic

GOLD

Ojai Certified Farmers Market SILVER

Baldwin Road Produce Stand BRONZE

Farmer and the Cook


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