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City of OjaiCandidate for Mayor

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Severo Lara

Local Business Owner
1,746 votes (47.39%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Water security
  • Economic Resiliency
  • Plan for Ojai’s future while preserving our community values as a small town and protecting our environment



Profession:I am a local business owner
Council Member, City of Ojai — Elected position (2012–2016)
Mayor, City of Ojai — Appointed position (2014–2015)


Pennsylvania State University Bachelor of Arts, Crime, Law and Justice (2006)

Community Activities

Secretary, HELP of Ojai (2016–current)
President, The Ojai Valley Green Coalition (2016–current)
Trustee, The Ojai Valley Museum (2016–current)
Board Member, Ojai Valley Hospital Foundation Board (2015–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • Caryn Bosson, former executive director of the Ojai Valley Youth Foundation

Individuals (5)

  • Sunday Rylander, local activist
  • Brian and Kathleen Roney, local activist
  • Carole Paddock, former educator
  • Susan and Robert Arce, former educators
  • Joan Kemper, local activist

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