Stephanie O'Neill

reporter and Ojai resident

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Stephanie O'Neill is a reporter and resident of Ojai, California.

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This week marks one year since the Thomas Fire descended on the city of Ventura. It burned more than 500 homes within city limits.

One Year Later: Rebuilding from the Thomas Fire

This week marks one year since the Thomas Fire descended on the city of Ventura. It burned more than 500 homes within city limits.

from KCRW Features

Tanya Sandefur lives on a 10-acre avocado ranch overlooking Ojai’s upper valley.

Recollections from the Thomas Fire: ‘I saw hundreds of houses and buildings on fire’

Tanya Sandefur lives on a 10-acre avocado ranch overlooking Ojai’s upper valley.

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Ventura County residents recall how the largest fire in state history, at the time, ignited and threatened to engulf the city of Ojai.

One Year Later: How Ojai Weathered the Thomas Fire

Ventura County residents recall how the largest fire in state history, at the time, ignited and threatened to engulf the city of Ojai.

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