lots of information in u.s.court records Ojai, California is in Ventura County internet; superior court of Ventura County,California. public access....FREE... some of this information go back to the 1920-1930s.... mostly information is real estate; grantor/ grantees buyer & seller.
I was able to find my families using this court records. interesting reading.
Ventura County Genealogy society may do free research. Ojai may or may not have a genealogy society.. most of the "genealogy society do not charge a dollar fee"