Walter A. Einhart Jr. has left his position as publisher-editor of the Ojai Valley News effective Thursday. For now, owner Bill Buchanan will be acting as interim publisher. “As we go forward, we do not anticipate this change affecting our readers or advertisers. Our role is to properly cover our community as to news, commentary and advertising information, and we will work hard to fulfill that important responsibility,” Buchanan said, adding he plans to become involved in the day-to-day operation of the newspaper. Buchanan may be reached at 646-1476, Ext. 220, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.