Around 80 miles north of Los Angeles, and 11 miles inland is the town of Ojai. I grew up here but moved away after high school, and for some lovely reason, my husband and I have now settled here. The picture is part of our mountain range and those particular faces are called the Topa Topas. If you see the Topas, you know are you are in Ojai or close to it. The picture is from this weekend. Pretty weird, snow in April, but we are enjoying our wacky spring, thankful we are getting some late precipitation. Summer temperatures top out around 115 at the highs, but usually we are in the 90s and the hills get really dry. As my other favorite past-time is to go hiking and the rain has made my hikes much more interesting!
The other things we are known for, oranges, pixies and avocados. We also have a lot of yoga studios, tennis courts, dogs and people with horses. I even had a run in with a bear last year. A bit random, but pretty true.