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Raymond Powers is a sustainability advocate, personal coach, musician, author, technologist and cultural visionary. He has lived in Ojai since 1999 and is an active member of the permaculture community.

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R.I.P Ruben Duarte

by Raymond Powers December 26, 2009

R.I.P Ruben Duarte (Ruben’s Burritos)- Thank you for you years of service to the Ojai community. Much love to his family and closests friends.
From: Julie Lynn Tumamait-Stenslie Fri. Dec.25
Good Morning and Merry Christmas, Sad News , Ruben Duarte,passed away into Spirit this morning around 8:30 a.m. Prayers and support for…

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Open Letter from Michael Moore to Obama

by Raymond Powers November 30, 2009

An Open Letter from Michael Moore to Obama re: sending more military, i.e. sons and daughters to Afghanistan

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BioIntensive for Russia Fundraiser – This Sunday

by Raymond Powers November 21, 2009

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Biointensive for Russia invites you to join us for an afternoon of Eurasian Music and Cuisine to support GROW BIOINTENSIVE** agroecology trainings and publications in Eurasia!
http://biointensiveforrussia.igc.org

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Bear Dance Ceremony in Ojai

by Raymond Powers November 2, 2009

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From Julie Tumamait-Stenslie:
Bear Dance Ceremony
Location:710 S. La luna Ave. Ojai ,Ca. 93023
Time:5:00PM Saturday, November 7th

This gathering is for the community, come and understand the connection with native people and the bear. This is a time to come together and heal. Everyone in the valley is invited. I want to see…

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The Man Who Walks with Bears

by Raymond Powers October 27, 2009

A timely article.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8320414.stm
Black bears are often considered among the most dangerous animals in North America, depicted down the years as ferocious predators threatening to man.
But, says one man, that perception could not be further from the truth.
For 43 years, Professor Lynn Rogers has studied wild bears, walking and playing with…

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Ojai Day Mandala 2009

by Raymond Powers October 18, 2009

For those of you who missed it or would like to see it again.

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Recession Has Little Effect On Over Consumption

by Raymond Powers October 1, 2009

For me, this article brings to question if a town’s economy is based on tourism, yet the rate of consumption isn’t sustainable, what other options are there to maintain the fiscal budget so the infrastructure remains strong.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8273791.stm

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Reflections on Ojai Music Festival 2009

by Raymond Powers June 18, 2009

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Reflections on Ojai Music Festival 2009
Im so appreciative that the Ojai Music Festival continues to create inspiring and entertaining programs. I always know that I will be witness to world class performances with virtuoso musicians playing works by composers who are dedicated to their craft. This year was no different.

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Governor Wants To Sell Ventura Fairgrounds

by Raymond Powers May 15, 2009

Governor Wants To Sell Ventura Fairgrounds
“The 63-acre fairgrounds might possess million-dollar ocean views, but
its current operators say selling the site for private development
would dishonor the wishes of the E.P. Foster family, which donated the
Seaside Park land to the public in 1909.”

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Congressman Paul Speaks on Swine Flu

by Raymond Powers April 30, 2009

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