Review of Ojai, California

Too small
Star Rating - 3/9/2015
Yes, Ojai is pretty geographically but there are a lot of run down neighborhoods. There are no "rules" about keeping your house or yard up and therefore lots of people don't. It is a town divided by the super wealthy and the dirt poor. No middle class. Shopping is next to none. What local can afford to buy their clothes at a boutique in the back of some fancy art gallery. So you have to go to Ventura for everything. Everybody knows everybody in Ojai, so it's difficult to meet new people or make new friends. Its a nice place for young children but no so great once you're a teenager. The summers are very HOT also.
Debra | Ojai, CA
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