By Sondra Murphy
Ojai Valley residents who want to work proactively to eliminate gang violence are encouraged to attend a town hall meeting on June 18. Sponsored by Heal the Community, a group of local parents and residents impacted by the April gang-related murder of Seth Scarminach, the forum will allow residents to discuss the issue of gangs in our valley with a panel of community leaders and experts. The panel will include deputies from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Division and Gang Unit, Ojai Valley Community Church pastor Paul Bergmann, members of the S.A.F.E. Coalition and Ojai Police Chief Capt.