California poppies, Matilija poppies, lupine, oak trees and several other native plants now make the drive past Nordhoff High School more colorful. Two Nordhoff graduates — one from the city of Ojai and one from Caltrans — spearheaded the project. (photo by Ashley Wilson)
Tiobe Barron, Ojai Valley News correspondent
Two Nordhoff alumni, one now working for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the other for the Ojai Public Works Department, teamed up earlier this spring to show their alma mater a bit of school spirit that is now coming to bloom.