VOICE Magazine: December 30, 2022

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Enjoy an evening of art, entertainment, food, wine, & more... at 1st Thursday, January 5th, 5 to 8pm 14, 15 New Year’s Eve From an ocean cruise to the Santa Barbara Symphony – A list of what’s happening on New Year’s Eve 17 In This Issue Community News *6, 7, 22 John Palminteri’s Community Voice 16 Daisy Scott: Bookworm Corner 10 Harlan Green: Economic Voice 21 Classifieds, Legals......................... 21-23 Galleries & Art Venues...............24, 26-27 * *Español y Inglés VOICE Magazine cover story see page 2 New Business Discover State Street’s latest coffee shop and sip Costa Rican style at Pura Vida Coffee Society 12 Polar Dip Join the hearty on January 1st for a dip in the ocean! 17 Cover Photo courtesy of Santa Barbara Historical Museum Bookworm A day in the life of a worm... Diary of a Worm, reviewed by Daisy Scott 10 Cinema Asian American Film Festival will offer a free screening of Free Chol Soo Lee 19 Courtesy photo Art Talk SBMA: Art in California Art Matters Lecture with Jenni Sorkin is Thursday, January 5th 27 Calendar..17-18* Cinema.......19* www.voicesb.com December 30, 2022
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In Their Own Words: The Oral Histories of Mountain Drive

VOICES of Mountain Drive are echoing through the

this winter.

When a local resident seeking to hear her grandmother’s voice reached out to Chris Ervin, he was initially confused. As SBHM’s Head Archivist, Ervin has access to over 500 oral histories collected by the museum, chronicling Santa Barbara’s past through personal accounts. Yet while he could locate a recording by this woman’s grandfather, her grandmother’s oral history remained missing — or so he thought.

Pursuing that recording, Ervin spoke with Museum Historian Michael Redmon. He discovered that the museum was storing a separate box of close to 30 oral histories by the early residents of Santa Barbara’s Mountain Drive community — including the grandmother’s missing tape! Now, pulled from the archives and into the spotlight, these oral histories are available for free, online listening and the focus of Memories of Mountain Drive: Santa Barbara’s Bohemian Community

“What I hope is that people get a feel for oral history as one of the elements along with photographs, newsletters, books, and artifacts,” shared Ervin. “That they get a feel for how that contributes to understanding and being able to interpret our history anywhere, but especially here in Santa Barbara.”

On display through May 2023, Memories of Mountain Drive captures the heart, creativity, and complex community that defined Mountain Drive from the late 1940s through the ‘60s. In listening to the exhibition’s recordings, Santa Barbara locals and visitors alike are granted the rare opportunity to dive beyond urban myths and hear dozens of individuals’ lived experiences.

“It allows anyone access to the real thoughts of these people instead of the interpreted thoughts,” said Ervin. “When you listen to somebody speak, you’re also listening to the way they’re delivering the information, their tone of voice, their sincerity, and so you can develop an opinion about how believable or how sympathetic is this person.”

The sheer number of oral histories makes Memories of Mountain Drive all the more significant. According to Ervin, who previously worked with the Mojave Desert Archives, oral histories are traditionally “siloed experiences,” focusing on one individual who did or witnessed something remarkable. However, by listening to almost 30 different accounts about the same neighborhood, historians can develop a better understanding of Mountain Drivers’ way of life.

“You get a really rich sense of the community from all these different voices and memories,” he explained. “People don’t tell the same story the

same way all the time, they remember different details about a particular event. So that’s what we’ve highlighted here.”

The Mountain Drive community was launched by Robert “Bobby” McKee Hyde and his wife, Floppy, who sold land in the hills overlooking Montecito to people who appreciated a more artistic, free-spirited lifestyle. A unique experiment in collaboration and self-sufficiency, the neighborhood grew to about 40 families, who built their own homes, performed plays, and made wine, pottery, and art.

Photographs of the Mountain Drivers’ homes and creative pursuits adorn the walls of the museum’s exhibition, sharing scenes from their hectic “Wine Stomp” festivals and their “Pot Wars,” where artisans would sell and trade their art. QR codes are displayed alongside each photo so visitors can virtually access the oral histories that accompany each image.

There is also a selection of Mountain Drive artifacts, including pottery, scans of old community newsletters, and musical instruments. Visitors can also add their own memories of Mountain Drive in a shared journal, demonstrating that history continues to be made by each individual every day.

This personal focus proves especially meaningful to the relatives and friends of the deceased Mountain Drivers whose voices now make up Memories of Mountain Drive. Many of these individuals, including the children of the first Mountain Drivers, have reached out to Ervin with thanks.

Ervin has also made all of the Mountain Drive oral histories available for free, online listening, using an open source tool that processes audio and transcripts for virtual access. He explained that this move reflects his personal belief in accessibility to history, and plays into historical organizations’ larger desire to engage communities by emphasizing their connections to people of the past.

“We try to bring history alive by talking about people’s experiences,” he said.

To listen to the Mountain Drive oral histories, visit https://gledhilloralhistory.org

The SB Historical Museum invites all community members to an evening of art, history, and music with guitarist Tony Ybarra in celebration of its newest exhibition, Clarence Mattei: Portrait of a Community on view in the gallery adjoining Memories of

from 5 to 8pm on

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Santa Barbara Historical Museum Mountain Drive during Downtown Santa Barbara’s 1st Thursday January 5th. The first batch of Mountain Drive children in the 1950s assisted the adults on the communal grape picking adventure. These youngsters are now in their seventies. Some still live on their family’s Mountain Drive property. Today they enjoy listening to their deceased parents’ oral histories made available online by the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. Some are themselves narrators of their own oral histories, bringing a child’s memories and perspective to be preserved for future generations. A performance of Twelth Night Bill Neely at work. Creativity and crafts were part of the community ethos. Neely Family Photograph Collection, SBHM Images Courtesy of SBHM Neely
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Plains, Trains & Violins

Welcome to a celebration of the influences of music of the Americas — with local ties to Santa Barbara. The performance includes Uruguayan born, Grammy©-nominated, American composer Miguel del Águila’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, The Journey of a Lifetime (El viaje de una vida), with violin soloist Guillermo Figueroa, and the concert world premiere of the late, Academy©-award winning, American composer and former Santa Barbara resident, Elmer Bernstein’s Toccata for Toy Trains — his score for an animated film by Ray Charles Eames, arranged into a concert piece especially for the Santa Barbara Symphony by the composer’s son, Peter. Antonín Dvorak’s magnificent Symphony No. 9, From the New World, will round out the program.


Elmer Bernstein, arr. Peter Bernstein | Toccata For Toy Trains concert suite

Miguel Del Águila | Concerto for Violin El viaje de una vida

Antonín Dvorak | Symphony No. 9 “from the New World”

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Nir Kabaretti, Conductor Guillermo Figueroa, Violin

RETURNING TO UCSB’S STUDIO THEATER, the LAUNCH PAD Amplify Reading Series Festival takes off on January 13th and 14th. The LAUNCH PAD Amplify Reading Series Festival (formerly known as the BIPOC Reading Series) was seeded in the Black Lives Matter movement, cultivated during a pandemic, and brought to life through a dedication to centering equity, diversity, inclusion. Hosted in partnership with National New Play Network, the festival promotes the creation of new plays by writers of color by providing 20-hour workshops and guest artist collaborations.

January 13th play readings will include Wife of Headless Man Investigates Her Own Disappearance by Yussef El Guindi, exploring a journalist who discovers her husband to be headless but still alive; and Freedom Hill by Jacqueline E. Lawton, centering on a Reconstruction-era North Carolina town.

January 14th will bring readings of Dalia is Dead and Her Dad Keeps Making Dumplings by Stephanie Kyung Sun Walters, about a teenager grieving the loss of her mother; and Replaced by Eric Reyes Loo, depicting a mixed-race novelist struggling with Hollywood taking over the telling of her story.

“LAUNCH PAD is dedicated to the creation of new plays through a collaborative and nurturing process. The BIPOC Reading Series Festival is a fantastic exchange of ideas between emerging and veteran artists.” noted Risa Brainin, Artistic Director, LAUNCH PAD. “Over the course of the two-day festival, we will present staged readings of four brand new plays. Following each reading, will be talk-back conversations with the cast, crew, playwright, and director, to allow our audiences to learn more, and allow the plays’ creative team to discover how their pieces connect to audience members.”

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LAUNCH PAD Amplify Reading Series Festival, taking place between January 13th playwrights Yussef El Guindi, Stephanie Kyung Sun Walters, Jacqueline E. Lawton, and Eric Reyes Loo Photos courtesy of UCSB Theater/Dance
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Crane School Second Graders Give Care Packages to Showers of Blessing

COMMUNITY quickly became an opportunity for action for Crane School students. This holiday season, Karen Ohrn’s second grade class assembled 30 care packages to present to Showers of Blessing, a local nonprofit that provides hot showers to people experiencing homelessness and anyone else in need.

The second graders came up with the idea to create care packages during their community unit. Organized by secondgrade teachers Karen Ohrn, Lee Lopez, and Iyana Eubanks, the unit taught students the value of helping others and being a part of a community.

This included a business unit that reviewed the different roles people play within a community, and included a conversation with Mayor Randy Rowse and a field trip to Santa Barbara City Hall. The students in turn created their own downtown with “businesses,” setting up pop-up stores where Crane teachers, students, and family members could shop with pretend money.

The day raised $20,000 of pretend funds, leading to a conversation on what would the second graders do if they really had raised that amount. Resoundingly, the children voiced that they would donate half of everything to people in need in our community.

Quickly, the class decided to raise actual funds and collect items to create care packages to give to people experiencing homelessness. Together, students made a list of items they felt individuals may need and appreciate, each committing to bring in one item from the list. However, the majority of students brought in much more than one item, emptying their piggy banks and bringing in gift cards to add to the bags. In the

United Way Holiday Drive Delivers Gifts to Over 250 Local Children

SHARING HOLIDAY CHEER WITH 252 LOCAL CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES, United Way of Santa Barbara County teamed up with 70 regional companies and individuals to host its third annual Holiday Gift Drive. The donated gifts were distributed to children in need across 13 local schools, programs, and organizations, making 2022 the largest Gift Drive yet!

“We’re proud to partner with our local community to support these families during the holiday season,” said Victoria Dominguez, supervisor of workplace and corporate development at United Way. “Every child deserves to have something to unwrap that makes them feel special, and seeing the smiles on these families’ faces is the highlight of this time of year for us. Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s drive possible — we couldn’t do it without you.”

2022 Holiday Gift Drive supporters included: ACME Hospitality, Amazon, American Riviera Bank, American Indian Health & Services, AppFolio Inc., Bechtel, Cottage Health, CrossnoKaye, ExxonMobil, L3Harris Technologies, NALS Apartment Homes, Northern Trust, Raytheon Technologies, Redwire Space, Stantec, Women United Members, Young Leaders Society members, and Santa Barbara County community members.

Partnering agencies and programs included Adelante Charter School, Aliso Elementary School, Buellton Union School District, Canalino Elementary School, College School District, Franklin Elementary School, Girls Inc., Guadalupe School District, Hope Elementary School District, and participants of United Way’s United Learning Center program. www.unitedwaysb.org

end, the class made 30 gift bags, which Ohrn dropped off at Showers of Blessing just before Christmas. Showers of Blessing meets at locations across town throughout each week. To learn more visit https://showersofblessingsb.org

To learn more about Crane School visit www.craneschool.org

Hillside Hosts 6th Annual Shining Light on Abilities Display

MERRY AND BRIGHT LIGHTS AND HOLIDAY DECOR CONTINUE TO SHINE nightly at Hillside, as the nonprofit presents its 6th Annual Shining Light on Abilities extravaganza. Located at 1235 Veronica Springs Rd, the free, festive display will continue through December 31st.

“I am grateful to the Hillside Facilities Team and those who helped create such a beautiful presentation for everyone to enjoy – residents, their families and loved ones, staff, neighbors, sponsors, donors, volunteers, the Santa Barbara community, and all on the trolley lights tours,” said President & CEO Michael Rassler.

In addition to this year’s decorations, Shining Light on Abilities also features a slideshow highlighting some of the 59 individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Hillside - showing how they are “shining light on their abilities.”

“I am happy to be part of the slideshow and share that I like to help other residents,” shared Mona, who has been a Hillside resident since 2015. Recently, Mona graduated from Project SEARCH, a program of employment preparation for individuals with disabilities.

Earlier in December, Hillside celebrated the display with Assistance League® of Santa Barbara carolers and accordionist Gail Campanella, who led the residents and their families in singing Christmas and Hanukkah songs. Santa Claus also made a surprise visit, helping to light the decorations before everyone sang Happy Birthday to residents with December birthdays.

Troop 37 Scouts also helped the Hillside Facilities Team with setting up the display, making it the fifth year these scouts have lent a hand. To learn more or donate to Hillside, visit https://hillsidesb.org/donate

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Residents Pilar, Richie, Michael, and Laura with Santa Sally Hamilton, Showers of Blessing board member, collects the care packages from teacher Karen Ohrn Crane second grade students assemble the care packages, including food and personal care items

Brian Arizmendi Villanueva Joins The FUND

BRIAN ARIZMENDI VILLANUEVA has joined the The Fund for Santa Barbara as a Program Associate. In this role, Villanueva will support internal programs such as Grant Making, Capacity Building, and Youth Making Change, in addition to collaborating with the FUND’s communications. He will specialize in communications regarding developing program collateral and bilingual content. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, Villanueva has worked with organizing and running youth programs on Santa Barbara’s Westside for three years. He hopes to support those working to bring about progressive social change. www.fundforsantabarbara.org

SBCC Students Receive Over $1 Million in Scholarships from SBCC Foundation


STUDENTS have been awarded scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year thanks to the college’s nonprofit organization, the SBCC Foundation. In total, approximately $1,037,775 was distributed, including the President’s Scholarship and the Towbes/Luria STEM Achievement Scholarship.

“The success of every student is our goal, and scholarships play an important role in that effort. We are honored to support these scholars and grateful to the generous donors who continue to invest in our community’s college and its students,” said Geoff Green, SBCC Foundation CEO.

The President’s Scholarship and the Towbes/Luria STEM Achievement Scholarship are the top awards the SBCC Foundation offers, with each being a $10,000 multi-year award. The President’s Scholarship was awarded to Alejandra Ceja, a first-generation college student who transferred to UC Irvine this fall. There, she will continue studying Criminology, Law & Society.

The Foundation also decided to select Milton “Sam” Greenberg as a runner-up for the President’s Scholarship, presenting him with a $5,000 scholarship for him to continue his studies as a Film Production major at Loyola Marymount University.

The Towbes/Luria STEM Achievement Scholarship was awarded to Sofia Gotthold, who graduated SBCC with honors. She earned three associate degrees in biology, chemistry, and liberal arts and sciences with an emphasis in science and mathematics. Gotthold now studies at UCSB, and intends to ultimately become a medical doctor. www.sbccfoundation.org

Carbajal’s Federal Firefighter Fairness Act, Maritime Liability Reforms Signed into Law

IN THE DAYS LEADING UP TO THE NEW YEAR, two pieces of legislation supported by Congressman Salud Carbajal have been signed by President Joe Biden. This includes the Small Passenger Vessel Liability Fairness Act, which was inspired by the 2019 Conception boat fire, and the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act which improves disability and retirement benefits available to federal firefighters.

The Small Passenger Vessel Liability Fairness Act alters a law that has remained in effect since 1851 that can prevent the victims of maritime accidents and their families from being compensated by those responsible for the accident. Instead, the new law requires small passenger vessel owners to be held legally responsible for boating accidents going forward. Victims can now also file a claim up to two years after the accident, instead of six months.

The Federal Firefighters Fairness Act expands federal firefighters’ access to job-related disability and retirement benefits, giving them the same benefits as state, county, and municipal firefighters. This is primarily done by establishing the presumption that federal firefighters who become disabled by diseases such as lung disease, select cancers, and heart disease, contracted them while working as firefighters. This removes the burden of proof from the firefighters’ shoulders, making it easier for individuals to qualify for disability benefits and workers comp. This act, according to the International Association of Fire Fighters will enhance benefits for approximately over 10,000 firefighters nationwide.

“Federal firefighters have been on the front lines in California fighting wildfires as we experience longer and more extreme fire seasons, but their threshold to prove work-related illness is much higher than their state or local counterparts here in California and around the nation,” said Congressman Carbajal. “That’s why I have worked for years to get this bipartisan commonsense bill to improve federal firefighters’ health and retirement benefits across the finish line. I’m proud today, after five years sponsoring and advocating for this bill, to see it signed into law by President Biden.”

Music Academy Welcomes New Board of Directors Members and Chair

FOUR MUSIC-LOVING COMMUNITY MEMBERS have joined the Music Academy’s Board of Directors to support the institution’s mission to shaping the next generation of classical musicians and vocalists. The board has also elected Maurice Singer to serve as its new chair. www.musicacademy.org

MICHELE BRUSTIN joins the Music Academy after a career as an executive at NBC and an Executive Producer with her own Los Angeles-based company for 30 years. Her past experiences also include serving the nonprofit performing arts industry, acting as the head of the Illinois Arts Council and Executive Director of the Performing Arts Association of New York State. Now retired, Brustin gives back to regional music organizations by sitting on the Ojai Music Festival Board as well as returning to the Music Academy board, where she previously served for nine years.

DANIEL DOKOS has worked as an outside corporate counsel for Roundabout Theatre in New York City. He has been consistently lauded as a “leading lawyer for Banking & Finance” by Chambers Global and Chambers USA, as well as a “leading lawyer for bank lending” by Legal 500 US. When he is not working, Dokos plays the piano and studies the cello, in addition to working with his husband on residential real estate projects in the Hamptons and Montecito.

RACHEL FINE currently acts as the Executive Director of the Yale Schwarzman Center, Yale University’s first center for student life and the arts. Previously, Fine was the Executive Director & CEO of The Wallis Annenberg Performing Arts Center, as well as the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Los Angeles Children’s Chorus. She also founded the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus’ Young Men’s Ensemble in 2009. Fine is a Music Academy alumna, attending as a solo piano fellow in 1988.

JOSH RAMIREZ is the founder of “The Network,” a group of luxury real estate agents from Aspen, Hamptons, New York, San Francisco, Miami, and beyond. In addition to this role, he works as an Estate Agent at Compass Montecito. Previously, Ramirez was in the marketing and technology industry, co-founding the creative marketing agency Princeton North. He lives locally with his wife and two sons.

MAURICE SINGER has been elected the chair of the Music Academy’s Board of Directors. Currently, Singer is a founding principal at The Evergreen Advantage, a Real Estate Investment Trust based in Santa Monica with offices in Montecito. Prior to this position, he held multiple senior management positions in the film and television industry, incuding president of HBO Films. Beyond his involvement with the Music Academy, Singer is on the Board of Directors of the Ojai Music Festival.

Where to Give Blood this January

IN HONOR OF NATIONAL BLOOD DONOR MONTH, nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant is encouraging all community members to help ensure patients receive the care they need. Upcoming Blood Drives include:

Tuesday, January 3rd, Santa Maria, Marian Regional Medical Center, 10am–1:30pm

Thursday, January 5th, Lompoc Police Department, 107 Civic Center Plaza, 1-5pm

Tuesday, January 17th, Santa Barbara Sheriff, 4436 Calle Real, 1:30-6:30pm

Thursday, January 19th, Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, 524 Chapala St, 2-5:30pm

Tuesday, January 24th, Camino Real Marketplace, 7046 Marketplace Drive, 2-6pm

Wednesday, January 25th, Allan Hancock College, 800 S. College, 10am-2pm

Donors can also give at the Santa Barbara donation center at 4213 State St, or at the Vitalant Santa Maria donation center at 1770 S. Broadway. Appointments can be made at www.vitalant.org or by calling 877-258-4825.

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Michele Brustin Daniel Dokos
Brian Arizmendi Villanueva Rachel Fine Josh Ramirez Maurice Singer Alejandra Ceja Sofia Gotthold
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This Holiday Season...

Join the PARC Foundation in strengthening the places and programs that bring Santa Barbara together.

Providing Scholarships

PARC is committed to ensuring high-quality summer camp experiences are available to all families, not just those who can afford them. This year, donor support allowed us to award 151 scholarships to cover over $50,0000 of summer camp costs for local families. We were also able to help fund 9-weeks of free childcare for almost 500 participants through the Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Summer Fun program.

Youth and Art Programs

Over the past 20 years, the Santa Barbara Arts Alliance program has provided free art-based mentoring to over 700 youth at risk of violence. This year, the California Park and Recreation Society recognized the program with their annual Creating Community Award of Excellence for its significant impact on the City of Santa Barbara. PARC is proud to support the critical work of the Arts Alliance by providing funding for supplies and stipends for youth artists.

Community Gathering Spaces

This year,


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Every Dollar Counts!
PARC supporters raised over $55,000 to restore the historic band shell at Plaza del Mar. This restoration aims to revitalize one of Santa Barbara’s oldest parks as a community destination for music, theater, dance, and celebrations, just as it once was. Next year, we will seek local sponsors to fund free community concerts and performances for Santa Barbara’s newest outdoor performance venue.

Bookworm Corner: Diary of a Worm

CHAMPIONING THE SMALL, OFTEN OVERLOOKED HEROES of gardens everywhere, Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin offers readers the chance to look at the world from a new perspective. Published in 2003, this silly picture book follows the daily life of a young worm as he navigates friendships, school, and the unique struggles that come with being only a few inches tall with no limbs. Throughout the narrative, a positive, earth-conscious message provides a foundation for this humor, inviting young readers to consider the important role worms play in our ecosystems.

Illustrated with endearing cartoons by Harry Bliss, Diary of a Worm is written as a personal journal, with each entry chronicling Worm’s adventures, including scaring kids playing in the park and trying to teach his spider friend how to dig. Many of these episodes are written with a great sense of wit, such as one entry that only reads: “Fishing season started today. We all dug deeper.” Another entry relates to Worm’s efforts at his school dance to do the hokeypokey, realizing that all he can do are the lines instructing dancers to move their heads and turn around.

These and other clever jokes provide ample opportunities for young readers to laugh as well as think. Cronin’s constant references to everyday items and experiences encourage students to draw connections between their own experiences and those of the book’s narrator, and to find humor in their differences. Worm’s discovery of human activities and objects, such as calling a baseball a “cool

rock,” also invites readers to reevaluate their surroundings from a worm’s point of view, supporting creativity.

Diary of a Worm is also peppered with moments of thoughtfulness and an environmentalist message. The story opens with Worm sharing his mother’s reminders that the earth provides them all that they need and that they in turn help the earth. This not only teaches readers how worms support the earth, but implies that they should follow Worm’s lead and take care of the earth however they can.

Worm ends his diary by sharing that many people may forget that he and his family are there, but finds hope in knowing that the earth always remembers them. After finishing Diary of a Worm, readers will not easily forget the importance of worms the next time they tend their gardens.

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MARIACHI GARIBALDI DE JAIME CUÉLLAR ¡Deleitando audiencias en todo Méx ico y Estados Unidos por los últimos 26 años (y apareciendó en la nueva canción de Camila Cabello, ¡La Buena Vida! ) Vi, 13 de enero | 7 - 8 PM | Isla Vista School Sá, 14 de enero | 7 - 8PM | Guadalupe City Hall Do, 15 de enero | 7 - 8PM | Marjorie Luke Theatre Arts & Lectures se enorgullece de anunciar el regreso de ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Barbara! es co-presentado con UCSB Arts & Lectures, el teatro Marjorie Luke, y el Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, en asociación con Isla Vista Parent Teacher Association. W E ' R E B A C K ! MARIACHI GARIBALDI DE JAIME CUÉLLAR B I E N V E N I D O S . . . ¡ D e l e i t a n d o a u d i e n c i a s e n t o d o M é x i c o y E s t a d o s U n i d o s p o r l o s ú l t i m o s 2 6 a ñ o s ( y a p a r e c i e n d ó e n l a n u e v a c a n c i ó n d e C a m i l a C a b e l l o , ¡ L a B u e n a V i d a ! ) V i , 1 3 d e e n e r o | 7 - 8 P M | I s l a V i s t a S c h o o l S á , 1 4 d e e n e r o | 7 - 8
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RICA TO STATE STREET, Pura Vida Coffee Society believes in the power of a strong, thoughtfully made cup of coffee. Newly opened in Paseo Nuevo, this cozy coffee shop uses the same pour-over brewing techniques practiced in Costa Rican cafes, creating distinctive flavor.

Add a full menu of craft lattes, as well as small bites and sweet treats, and Pura Vida offers something for everyone — whether they are shoppers searching for an afternoon pick-me-up or coffee aficionados.

“Pour-over really is the smoothest way you can brew coffee,” said owner Mike Norris. “It just comes out so clean, as long as you take care and attention to detail with your grind and what water you’re using. I think everybody should enjoy it. It’s fun.”

The owner of 805 Boba in Paseo Nuevo, Norris grew inspired to launch Pura Vida while reflecting on his travels to Costa Rica with his girlfriend, Ari Lezama, to visit her family. He appreciated that when he ordered coffee with breakfast, a whole pour-over station would be brought to his table, allowing for a hotter, richer brew than a traditional cup of drip coffee.

He decided to bring this unique experience to Santa Barbara, drawing upon his past experiences working as a bartender to envision original craft lattes as one might create signature cocktails, such as the “Creme Bru Latte,” which includes a torched sugar crust found on crème brûlée.

“I noticed a lot of places throw syrup in a cup and tell you ‘have a good day,’” laughed Norris. “I thought, maybe we can take a better approach to this.”

The secret behind Norris’ flavorful coffee and lattes is Pura Vida’s Poursteady pourover coffee machine, which allows him to regulate the minute details that impact each cup’s taste. The shop also only utilizes freshly ground coffee for its pour-over brews, which creates a smoother taste than pre-ground beans. All coffee beans are sourced from the Santa Barbara Roasting Company.

Customers can enjoy their coffee in true Costa Rican style by ordering table-side service, which lets individuals brew coffee as they wish from their own pour-over station, ensuring their cup never grows cold. Other drinks served both inside Pura Vida’s homey interior or on its outside patio include cold brews, cappuccinos, and flavored lattes such as the Aztec Mocha,

Pura Vida also serves tea, including chai and matcha lattes, as well as specialty dessert-styled drinks, such as affogato, cold brew floats, and the “Costa Rica Copo,” a frozen blend of vanilla ice cream, condensed milk, and coffee. There is also drip coffee available for people on the go.

Open daily 8am to 7pm • 801 Paseo Nuevo • Instagram: @puravidasb

which features cayenne and cinnamon. Savory and sweet bites round out the menu, including breakfast sandwiches, caprese avocado toast, and Nutella strawberry banana toast. There are also pastries from D’Angelo Bakery, such as croissants and cinnamon rolls.
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Ari Lezama and Pura Vida owner, Mike Norris
JOHN R. WHITEHURST Property Manager/Owner 805-451-4551 • www.SBOceanViewRentals.com Home Realty & Investment DRE#01050144 Eagles Nest Ocean Views Santa Barbara’s Premiere Ocean View Apartments • Every apartment has outstanding ocean views with the very best island and sunset views in town. • 31 one bedroom apartments, each with granite counter tops and a magnificent view. • Recently updated on a dead end street with a reserved parking spot for each unit. • Only six blocks to the ocean and on a bluff top with mild ocean breezes year round. All the top floor units have high beamed ceilings and no steps, so easy access for all ages. • With 10 furnished apartments, there is short term as well as long term flexibility in rental agreements. • See the best of Santa Barbara from this park-like setting. For more information or to schedule an appointment call John at 805-451-4551 
Photos courtesy of Ari Lezama Photo by Daisy Scott

Featured Lender of the Month ~ Meet Elizabeth

“I love being part of this group! Each Leading Lender provides something valuable and unique to the group as a whole and to our clients collectively. I feel that, for my part, Bank of the West, as a bank and a portfolio lender (meaning we keep many of the loans on our books and don’t sell them) provides me with other options and often, greater flexibility. During these crazy times, many lenders got out of jumbo loans, interest only and cut programs. Bank of the West changed very few programs. For example, we still do cash-out loans even on investment properties. The lending world and its process isn’t what I would call ‘fun’ now, but I love the consultative nature of the business and working with my clients in that capacity.”

Contact Elizabeth today at 805-904-7328 or Elizabeth.Winterhalter@bankofthewest.com

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Lenders have the experience and professionalism to provide creative solutions in a timely fashion to meet our clients’ financial goals. LeadingLendersSB.com ©2020 Leading Lenders. This is not a commitment to lend. Loan approval is subject to qualification. Loan Officers and their affiliated companies do not guarantee that each application will receive a loan. Setting Ourselves Apart with Expertise and Integrity to Deliver the Best Mortgage Solutions for Our Clients Collaborate By sharing our knowledge and experience, our clients benefit by having access to more options because we put their interests ahead of our own. Educate Leading Lenders are committed continually educating ourselves and our clients about the ongoing changes and nuances of the real estate industry to remain at the top of our field. Execute Leading Lenders have the experience and professionalism to provide creative solutions in a timely fashion to meet our clients’ financial goals. LeadingLendersSB.com Annette Jorgensen American Riviera Bank SBA Lender 805-979-3846 Lori Murray American Riviera Bank NMLS 742373 805-730-4987 Elizabeth Winterhalter Bank of the West NMLS 237143 805-904-7328 Eric D. Miller Reverse Mortgage Mutual of Omaha | NMLS 582959 805-570-8885 Liz Heitmann Guaranteed Rate NMLS 777583 805-455-0772 Peter Trent Paragon Mortgage Group NMLS 243483 805-881-3752 Teri Gauthier Union Bank NMLS 515671 805-565-4571 Mark Johnson Guaranteed Rate NMLS 451091 805-563-1100 Susan Bonanno Finance of America Mortgage NMLS 245778 805-252-6324 Jeff Bochsler Guaranteed Rate NMLS 770636 805-450-9616 December 30, 2022 Local News for a Global Village | www.VoiceSB.com 13
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Santa Barbara’s Cultural Night Downtown January 5th 5 to 8pm

1ST THURSDAY is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara that takes place on the first Thursday of each month. Participating art venues offer free access to art in a fun and social environment from 5-8pm. 1st Thursday venues also provide additional attractions, such as live music, artist receptions, lectures, wine tastings, and hands-on activities. State Street also comes alive on 1st Thursday with performances and interactive activities.

Galleries, Museums, & Art Venues

1. VOICE GALLERY & MAGAZINE: La Cumbre Plaza, 121 S Hope Av, H124 • Discover New Works for the New Year with everything from nudes to abstracts in 2-D and 3-D - and a focus on spontaneity, sensuality, and fun, all at VOICE Gallery in La Cumbre Plaza with music and more. Painting by Patricia Post. 2. SBIFF’s SB FILMMAKER SERIES: SBIFF Education Center, 1330 State Street • Featuring Sky Bergman’s MOCHITSUKI. A close-knit, intergenerational community revels in the ceremonial creation of mochi as they prepare for Japanese New Year. Showtimes every 15 min. from 5:30-7pm. Runtime: 4 mins. 3. ENGEL & VÖLKERS: 1323 State St, 805-342-0227 • Engel & Volkers Luxury Real Estate invites you to our Santa Barbara office. Enjoy artwork by world renown impressionist painter, James Paul Brown, wine and tasty hors d’oeuvres. See you there! 4. SANTA BARBARA FINE ART: 1321 State Street, 805-845-4270 • Happy New Year! Celebrating 2023 with Santa Barbara‘s Premiere landscape artists! Special guest artists and marine sculptures by Bud Bottoms. Wine and champagne served. Painting by Michael Drury 5. LEGACY ART SANTA BARBARA: 1221 State St, #7, 805-3244971 • Artwork of Susy and Carroll Barrymore, a retrospective of self, community, and the world. Revel in the beautiful ceramics created by Carroll and the Japanese Sumi-e Ink scrolls by Susanne which meticulously depict nature in captivating landscapes. 6. DOMECIL: 1221 State Street, Suite 7, 805-324-4971 • Domecíl hosts emerging photographer Jack Campbell whose striking double exposure landscape photographs on film highlight the California and Mediterranean Coasts.
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16. Clarence Mattei: Portrait of a Community, on display at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum in downtown Santa Barbara... with 1st Thursday music by Tony Ybarra.
Thank you for joining us for Thursday! We'll see you again next month on Feb. 2nd -DSB Staff



GALLERY: 911.5 State Street, 805-705-2208 •



OF ART: 1130 State Street, 805-963-4364 • In the Family Resource Center try a Teaching Artist-led activity from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Explore patterns in nature by creating a colorized torn paper collage inspired by a piece by Robert Smithson. Afterward, enjoy the galleries until 8 pm. All free!

Featuring the vibrant work of artist Robert W. Firestone portraying the human psyche and its colorful emotional experience. From vivid dreams printed on glossy acrylic to geometric cityscapes laser cut from metal to dynamic portraits printed on canvas, find a rich visual experience.


& TAP: 1129 State Street, Suite A, 805770-8077 • At Crush Bar we strive to provide a safe, inclusive, loving, and respectful space for all to gather and enjoy. Come try our locally sourced bites, participate in the rainbow social, sing karaoke, and enjoy our all-day happy hour. Be a part of the fun!


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10 WEST GALLERY: 10 West Anapamu St, 805-7707711 • All 28 gallery artists are on display. Find many styles and genres including bronze, stone, ceramic and steel sculpture, oil and acrylic paintings, plus pottery from Mata Ortiz, Mexico, through January 15. Painting by James Petrucci. SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM BAR 11. GALLERY 113: 1114 State St, La Arcada Ct #8, 805965-6611 • Members of the Santa Barbara Art Association exhibit here. Artist of the Month is Lily Sanders. Featured artists are Denise Carey, Virginia Kamhi, and on the mezzanine, Gallery 113 volunteers. The group show includes art from some of SBAA’s 500 members. 12. WATERHOUSE GALLERY: 1114 State Street, La Arcada Court #9, 805-962-8885 • Figurative works, interiors, & cityscapes, by some of today’s finest nationally known local and Oak Group artists including Ray Hunter, Derek Harrison. Wyllis Heaton, Camille Dellar, Ann Sanders, Thomas Van Stein, Nancy Davidson, Rick Garcia, Ellie Freudenstein, and Ralph Waterhouse. TAMSEN SUNKISSED PANTRY: 31 East Canon Perdido St, 805869-6275 •An artistic evening featuring local artist Cat Craig from Sunrise Via Lola and local potters from Jolly Tree mixing sustainability and the arts, along with wines and small bites. 15. STATE STREET PROMENADE MARKET: 800 Block of State St • Join us every 1st Thursday at the State Street Promenade Market (3 - 8pm) to check out great local artists and vendors, plus enjoy food from surrounding restaurants, live performances, and interactive activities. SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 136 East De la Guerra St, 805-966-1601 • Portraitist Clarence Mattei captured images of notable figures on the local, national, and international stages. He had deep roots in the county; his father, Felix, founded the famed Mattei’s Tavern in Los Olivos as a stagecoach stop. After time in Paris and New York City, Mattei returned to Santa Barbara. Enjoy music by guitarist Tony Ybarra as you visit the Museum’s new exhibition showcasing the work of this versatile artist. 17. LA PALOMA CAFE: 702 Anacapa St, 805-966-7029 • Originally from Mexico City, Diego Melgoza (aka Melgo) is a Santa Barbara-based visual artist and graphic designer whose inspiration comes from Mesoamerican and Mexican culture. He creates work about environmental and social issues. 18. PARADISE HOOKAH HUT: 432 State Street • Paradise Hookah Hut is proud to open its doors to the public with a special showcase of artwork from local artists, G. Stabb and Ashley Larman. Come check out our new lounge space and enjoy hookah, kava, and specialty teas. DJ Sacco Naz will be spinning music out front. 19. ELIZABETH GORDON GALLERY: 15 West Gutierrez St, 805-963-1157 • Presenting one of the most exciting collections of contemporary art in California. This month, we welcome Greg Miller, an artist who brings a sense of nostalgia to his art. Wine and tasty bites and beautiful, original artwork. THE ART CRAWL: 1130 State St, 5:30pm • Track down hidden gems and off-the-beaten-track locations during this curated Art Crawl led by Andi Garcia, one of the Art Crawl’s original founders. Meet at the steps to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and wear comfy shoes so you can crawl in comfort. ECHOSWITCH: 800 Block of State St • A 80’s Classic Rock Santa Barbara based band, Echoswitch is a family band with a father and his two sons and a family friend who serve our communities through our local schools, sheriff’s department. Come on down and rock with Echoswitch Downtown!

Wet Weather Arriving on the Central Coast

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27TH - Cloud buildup over Santa Barbara Tuesday morning is on the leading edge of the wet weather arriving by noon. Then it is a solid day of rain followed by off and on showers through the end of the week or year, however you look at it.

Cancellations Plague Local Flights

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27TH - Even with mild weather, Southwest has had stranded planes and many cancellations in Santa Barbara the last couple of days. Across the frigid country thousands of flights are impacted and crews have not been able to get to their planes.

December Treats Raise Funds for Garden Court Seniors


- I couldn’t resist the GARDEN COURT COOKIE sale. It is back at 1116 De la Vina St. in Santa Barbara. Funds raised help the activities for seniors living there.

On The Street

Solstice Time of Illumination


22ND - On the Winter Solstice, the Time of Illumination took place at the Old Mission in Santa Barbara. The sunrise hits the Holy Water and reflects on St. Barbara and the Virgin Mary as it moves up and across the back of the altar.

Local Law Enforcement & First Responders Updates

MONDAY, DECEMBER 26THVehicle into a parked car. 652 E. Valerio St. Santa Barbara police, fire and AMR on it. Possible DUI. Investigation underway.


23RD - Rollover crash HWY NB 101 at Las Positas. Santa Barbara fire, AMR, CHP on it. Traffic backed up to Garden St.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 26TH - With FREE TICKETS and FREE SHIRTS this is where your screaming should start on New Years Eve. UCSB Men’s basketball vs. UC San Diego in a Saturday 4 pm game in the famous THUNDERDOME.

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Don Katich Heads into R.E.


26TH - My longtime friend Don Katich has finished his last manager shift at American Airlines at the Santa Barbara Airport. He worked tirelessly to meet the passengers needs. Don had nearly 20 years at KEYT, he produced countless Unity telethons, served as a newspaper editor and is now heading into commercial real estate.

John Palminteri is a veteran news reporter and anchor for Newschannel 3-12 TV and both KJEE and KCLU radio in Santa Barbara/Santa Maria/Ventura. Off the air, he’s often bringing his smile and positive energy to the microphone at fundraisers and civic events. John’s social media presence has one of the largest followings in Santa Barbara, and this page has the weekly highlights.

Twitter: @JohnPalminteri Instagram: @JohnPalminteriNews www.facebook.com/john.palminteri.5

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John Palminteri with John Palminteri
Go Gauchos!
(Photos: Rick Hubbard, KEYT skycam)

Safari Local

In Person & Online Activities for Everyone Actividades en persona y en línea para todos BILINGUAL / BILINGÜE


Presentado por Vivian Storm y Angel D’Mon • Wildcat Lounge, 15 W. Ortega St. • $5 • https://glitterbrunch.com • Almuerzo 11am-3pm, Espectáculo 12:30pm, domingo.


Enjoy a dip in the Pacific, followed by prizes and food • 800 E. Cabrillo Blvd, the beach across from Hilton SB • Free • https://hmargerum.wixsite.com/my-site • 11am Su, 1/1.


Disfruta de un chapuzón en el Pacífico, seguido de premios y comida. • 800 E. Cabrillo Blvd, la playa frente a Hilton SB • Gratis • https://hmargerum.wixsite.com/my-site • 11am domingo, 1/1.

Monday • lunes 1.2


Welcome, 2023! Local New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Out with the old year, in with the new! Whether you’re looking to ring in 2023 with champagne, disco, and rock n’ roll, or with comedy and family-friendly activities, Santa Barbara has plenty of opportunities to celebrate in style.

¡Bienvenido, 2023! Celebraciones locales de Nochevieja

¡Fuera el año viejo, bienvenido el nuevo! Ya sea que estes buscando celebrar el 2023 con champán, música disco y rock and roll, o con comedia y actividades para toda la familia, Santa Bárbara tiene muchas oportunidades para celebrar con estilo.


Family-friendly crafts, rooftop dance party, and more • MOXI Museum • $11-20 • www.moxi.org

• 9:30am-12:30pm Sa, 12/31.

Beach Cleanup by Stearns


Kick off the New Year by caring for our local oceans and the remarkable creatures that call it home when the Sea Center staff hosts a Beach Cleanup from 10am to 12pm on Sunday, January 8th along the beach by Stearns Wharf. Supplies will be provided, however all participants are encouraged to bring their own. To register visit: https://tinyurl.com/ycxzux8x

Limpieza de playa por Stearns Wharf

Comienza el Año Nuevo cuidando nuestros océanos locales y las extraordinarias criaturas que lo habitan cuando el personal del Sea Center organice una limpieza de playa de 10 am a 12 pm el domingo, 8 de enero a lo largo de la playa de Stearns Wharf. Se proporcionarán suministros, sin embargo, se anima a todos los participantes a traer los suyos. Para registrarte visita: https://tinyurl.com/ycxzux8x

Friday • viernes 12.30




Cosmic Rock/Americana concert • SOhO Restaurant & Music Club • www.sohosb.com • $15 • 8:30pm Fr, 12/30.


BAND / GLENN ANNIE Concierto de Rock Cósmico/ Americana • SOhO Restaurant & Music Club • www.sohosb.com • $15 • 8:30pm viernes, 12/30.



Experience holiday music and “snow” • Paseo Nuevo • Free • 5:30pm & 6:30pm through 12/31.


Experimente la música navideña y la "nieve" • Paseo Nuevo • Gratis • 5:30pm y 6:30pm hasta el 12/31.

Saturday • sábado 12.31



Learn about local

Architectural Foundation of SB

SB City Hall on Sa; Central Library Anapamu St. entrance on Su • Suggested

$10 cash donation • https://afsb.org • 10am Sa & Sun.


Aprende sobre la arquitectura local • Architectural Foundation of SB

• Ayuntamiento de SB el sábado; Biblioteca Central Anapamu St. entrada en domingo • Sugerido donación de $10 en efectivo • https://afsb.org • 10 am sábado y domingo.


Take a tour • www.goletahistory.org • 11am to 2pm weekends.

RANCHO LA PATERA & STOW HOUSE Haz un recorrido • www.goletahistory.org • De 11am a 2pm los fines de semana.

Sunday • domingo 1.1



Rollerskate with an ocean view • SB City College Lot 3 • Free • 3pm Su.


Patinaje sobre ruedas con vista al mar

• SB City College Lote 3 • Gratis • 3pm domingo.



Hosted by Vivian Storm & Angel D’Mon

• Wildcat Lounge, 15 W. Ortega St. • $5

• https://glitterbrunch.com • Brunch 11am-3pm, Show 12:30pm, Sun.


Italian conversation, all levels • Arnoldi’s Cafe, 600 Garden St. • http://parliamo.yolasite.com • Free • 5-7pm Mon.


Conversación en italiano, todos los niveles • Arnoldi’s Cafe, 600 Garden St. • http://parliamo.yolasite.com • Gratis • 5-7pm lunes.

Tuesday • martes 1.3



Learn about available resources • Free • Eastside Library • 2-4pm Tu, 1/3.


Conoce los recursos disponibles • Biblioteca Eastside • Gratis • 2-4pm martes, 1/3.


Provide input on library programming • Eastside Library • Free • 4-5pm Tu.


Proporcionar información sobre la programación de la biblioteca • Biblioteca Eastside • Gratis • 4-5pm martes.



Shop fresh, local produce and treats • 600, 700, & 800 blocks of State Street • Free • 3-7pm Tu.

MERCADO DE AGRICULTORES DE SANTA BÁRBARA Compra productos frescos, locales y golosinas • 600, 700, & 800 cuadras de la calle State • Gratis • 3-7pm martes.

Wednesday • miércoles 1.4


Manualidades familiares, fiesta de baile en la azotea, y más • MOXI Museum • $11-20 • www.moxi.org • 9:30am-12:30pm sábado, 12/31.


Sip champagne and enjoy ocean views on the Double Dolphin • SB Sailing Center, 302 W. Cabrillo Blvd

• $110 • https://sbsail.com • 3:15pm Sa, 12/31.


Bebe champán y disfrute de las vistas al mar en el Double Dolphin

• SB Sailing Center, 302 W. Cabrillo Blvd • $110 • https://sbsail.com • 3:15pm sábado, 12/31.


Exclusive New Year’s Eve drink specials • 10+ venues in downtown Santa Barbara • $19 passes • https://tinyurl.com/2e2wrnwp • 8pm Sa, 12/31.


Bebidas especiales exclusivas de Nochevieja • Más de 10 lugares en el centro de Santa Bárbara • https://tinyurl.com/2e2wrnwp • pases de $19 • 8pm sábado, 12/31.


Improv music & comedy show • Rubicon Theatre • www.rubicontheatre.org • $40-45 • 8pm Sa, 12/31.


Espectáculo de comedia y música

Enjoy a Champagne Cruise!

improvisada • Rubicon Theatre • $40-45 • www.rubicontheatre.org • 8pm sábado, 12/31.

NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH THE SYMPHONY Beatles, Broadway, & Bond • Granada Theatre • www.granadasb.org • $55250 • 8:30pm Sa, 12/31.


Los Beatles, Broadway y Bond • Granada Theatre • $55-250 • www.granadasb.org • 8:30pm sábado, 12/31.


Ring in the New Year with a blacktie ball • Rosewood Miramar Beach Resort • $300-500 • https://tinyurl.com/t2jp4duy • 8:301:30pm Sa, 12/31.


Recibe el Año Nuevo con un baile de etiqueta • Rosewood Miramar Beach Resort • $300-500 • https://tinyurl.com/t2jp4duy • 8:301:30pm sábado, 12/31.


Party with The Boogie Knights and the Spazmatics • Chumash Casino • $50 • www.chumashcasino.com • 9pm Sa, 12/31.


Fiesta con The Boogie Knights y Spazmatics • Chumash Casino • $50 • www.chumashcasino.com • 9pm sábado, 12/31.


Rock concert, with guest Christina Holmes • SOhO • www.sohosb.com

• $35-40 • 7pm doors, 9:30pm show Sa, 12/31.


Concierto de rock, con la invitada Christina Holmes • SOhO • www.sohosb.com

• $35-40 • 7pm puertas abren, 9:30pm espectáculo sábado, 12/31.

architecture •
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1 MILLION CUPS Virtually network with entrepreneurs •
Photo courtesy of Sea Center Donavon Frankenreiter will rock SOhO Photo courtesy of SB Sailing Center Photo courtesy of SOhO


• Free • 9-10am We.


Red virtual con emprendedores • www.1millioncups.com/santabarbara • Gratis • 9-10am miércoles.


Discuss When No One is Watching: A Thriller by Alyssa Cole • SB Public Library • https://tinyurl.com/338u4zd2 • 5-6pm We, 1/4.


Discute When No One is Watching: A Thriller por Alyssa Cole • Biblioteca pública de SB • https://tinyurl.com/338u4zd2 • 5-6pm miércoles, 1/4.


French conversation, all levels • Arnoldi’s Cafe, 600 Olive St. • http://sbfrenchgroup.yolasite.com • Free • 5-7pm We.


Conversación en francés, todos los niveles • Arnoldi’s Cafe, 600 Olive St. • http://sbfrenchgroup.yolasite.com • Gratis • 5-7pm miércoles.



Mon & Wed, 12:30-3pm and the first

& third weekends, Sat & Sun 10am12:30pm and 12:30pm-3pm. Free • https://tinyurl.com/ya3pgxge


Los lunes y miércoles de 12:30-3pm y el primer y tercer fin de semana del mes, sábados y domingos 10am-12:30pm y de 12:30pm-3pm. La visita es gratuita • https://tinyurl.com/ya3pgxge

Thursday • jueves 1.5





Audition to be a part of this musical comedy • Garvin Theatre &Jurkowitz Theatre • Info: www.theatregroupsbcc.com/auditions • 4-8pm Tu, 1/3.


R.E.S.P.E.C.T. to Light up the Granada

MacKenzie Park ~ 10am-12pm viernes, 1/6





For kids ages 0-5 • Eastside Library • Free • 11-11:30am Th.


Para niños de 0 a 5 años • Biblioteca Eastside • Gratis • 11-11:30am jueves.




Audición para ser parte de la comedia musical • Teatro Garvin y Teatro Jurkowitz • Información: www.theatregroupsbcc.com/auditions • 4-8pm martes, 1/3.


Tribute concert experience for Aretha Franklin • American Theatre Guild • www.granadasb.org • $59114 • 7:30pm Tu, 1/4 & We, 1/4.







Central Library ~ 10:15-10:45am We HORA DE CUENTOS WIGGLY • Para niños pequeños de 14 meses a 3 años

• Central Library ~ 10:15-10:45am miércoles

BABY AND ME • For babies 0-14 months

• Central Library ~ 11-11:30am We

• Eastside Library ~ Bilingual ~ 1111:30am Th

https://tinyurl.com/4xp8vtud • 3:305pm Th.


Taller de manualidades para todas las edades • Art From Scrap, 302 E. Cota St. • $8 • https://tinyurl.com/4xp8vtud • 3:30-5pm jueves.


Virtual grant application workshop • The FUND • https://tinyurl.com/4tfnb45w • Free • 6pm Th, 1/5.


Taller virtual de solicitud de subvenciones • The FUND • https://tinyurl.com/4tfnb45w • Gratis • 6pm jueves, 1/5.



Knit and embroider with friends • Montecito Library • Free • 2-3:30pm Th, 1/5.


Teje y borda con amigas • Biblioteca

EL BEBÉ Y YO • Para bebés de 0 a 14 meses

• Central Library ~ 11-11:30am miércoles • Eastside Library ~ Bilingüe ~ 11-11:30am jueves

LIBRARY ON THE GO • Visit the library’s van • MacKenzie Park ~ 10am-12pm Fr, 1/6


Visita la camioneta de la biblioteca • MacKenzie Park ~ 10am-12pm viernes, 1/6

READ TO A DOG • For grades 3-6 • Eastside Library ~ 3-4pm We.

LEE A UN PERRO • For grades 3-6 • Eastside Library ~ 3-4pm miércoles.

Experience a night dedicated to the history-shaping, toe-tapping music of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, when the American Theatre Guild presents R.E.S.P.E.C.T. at the Granada Theatre at 7:30pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 3rd and 4th. For tickets ($59-114) visit www.granadasb.org

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. iluminará el Granada

Experimenta una noche dedicada a la música de la Reina del Soul, Aretha Franklin, que dio forma a la historia, cuando el American Theatre Guild presente R.E.S.P.E.C.T. en el Teatro Granada a las 7:30 pm el martes y miércoles 3 y 4 de enero. Para boletos ($59-114) visita www.granadasb.org


Experiencia de concierto tributo a Aretha Franklin • American Theatre

Montecito • Gratis • 2-3:30pm jueves, 1/5.


Read poetry and meet poets at a poetry walk • Library on the Go van, State & De la Guerra • Free •5-7pm Th, 1/5.


Lee poesía y conoce a poetas en una caminata poética • Biblioteca en la camioneta Go, State & De la Guerra • Gratis •5-7pm jueves, 1/5.

Friday • viernes 1.6



Make a chocolate bar and/or paint a chocolate box • Menchaca Chocolates Factory, 4141 State St. E-1 • Call 646-3697277 • www.menchacachocolates.com • 3-7pm every other Fri.


Haz una barra de chocolate y/o pinta una caja de chocolate • Menchaca Chocolates Factory, 4141 State St. E-1 • Llama 646-369-7277 • www.menchacachocolates.com • 3-7pm cada otro viernes.

Saturday • sábado 1.7



Connect with nature and yourself • SB Botanic Garden • $35 • https://tinyurl.com/ynrjxenv • 8:3010:30am Sa, 1/7.


Conéctate con la naturaleza y contigo mismo • SB Botanic Garden • $35 • https://tinyurl.com/ynrjxenv • 8:3010:30am sábado, 1/7.

Guild • $59-114 • www.granadasb.org • 7:30pm martes, 1/4 y miércoles, 1/4.

Sunday • domingo 1.8




Play with community members • Goleta Presbyterian Church • $10, members free • https://centralcoastrecorders.org • 1-4pm Su, 1/8.



Reproducir música con miembros de la comunidad • Goleta Presbyterian Church • $10, miembros gratis • https://centralcoastrecorders.org • 1-4pm domingo, 1/8.



Join Sea Center staff in caring for our beach • Meet on beach by Stearns Wharf’s base • Register: https://tinyurl.com/ycxzux8x • 10am12pm Su, 1/8.


Únete al personal de Sea Center en el cuidado de nuestra playa • Reúnete en la playa junto a la base de Stearns Wharf • Registrate: https://tinyurl.com/ycxzux8x • 10am12pm domingo, 1/8.



Shop local vendors while enjoying music • Unity Courtyard, 227 E. Arrellaga St. • Free • 11am-1pm Su, 1/8.



Compra de vendedores locales mientras disfrutas de la música • Unity Courtyard, 227 E. Arrellaga St. • Gratis • 11am-1pm domingo, 1/8.

CONVERSATION GROUP Practice naturally • Eastside
• Free • 1-2pm Th.
naturalmente • Biblioteca Eastside • Gratis • 1-2pm
ages craft workshop
Art From Scrap, 302 E. Cota St.
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Tu •
Eastside Library ~ 8:30-10am
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• For ages 2-5 • Shoreline Park • 10:30-11am Th • Central
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Babylon* (R): Fri, Sun: 11:15, 1:30, 3:15, 5:30, 7:15, 9:15. Sat, Mon: 11:15, 1:30, 3:15, 5:30, 7:15. Tue-Thur: 1:30, 3:15, 5:30, 7:15.

Avatar Way of Water* (PG13): Fri, Sun: 11:00/3D, 12:15, 1:15, 3:00/3D, 4:15, 5:15, 7:00/3D, 8:15, 9:30/3D. Sat, Mon: 11:00, 12:15, 1:15, 3:00/3D,4:15, 5:15, 7:00/3D, 8:15. Tue-Thur: 1:15, 3:00/3D, 4:15, 5:15, 7:00/3D, 8:15.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (PG13): Fri-Wed: 1:00, 4:30, 8:00. Thur: 1:00.


Avatar Way of Water* (PG13): Fri-Mon: 11:00, 3:15, 7:30. Tue-Thur: 3:15, 7:30.

(PG13): Thur: 5:30, 8:00.

Asian American Film Series Returns with Free

Chol Soo Lee

Witness the powerful story of activists’ efforts to free Chol Soo Lee, a Korean immigrant who was wrongfully convicted of a gang murder in 1970s San Francisco, when the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation hosts a free screening of the documentary Free Chol Soo Lee at 6pm on Friday, January 6th at Alhecama Theatre. Directors Julie Ha and Eugene Yi will answer viewers' questions with a virtual Q&A following the film.

La serie de cine asiáticoestadounidense regresa con Liberar a Chol Soo Lee

Se testigo de la poderosa historia de los esfuerzos de los activistas para liberar a Chol Soo Lee, un inmigrante coreano que fue injustamente condenado por un asesinato de pandillas en la década de 1970 en San Francisco, cuando Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation presenta una proyección gratuita del documental Liberar a Chol Soo Lee el viernes, 6 de enero a las 6 pm en el Teatro Alhecama. Los directores Julie Ha y Eugene Yi responderán las preguntas de los espectadores con una sesión virtual de preguntas y respuestas después de la película.

December 30, 2022 Local News for a Global Village | www.VoiceSB.com 19 225 N FAIRVIEW AVE GOLETA 805-683-3800 FAIRVIEW METRO 4 618 STATE STREET SANTA BARBARA 805-965-7684 LP = Laser Projection FIESTA 5 916 STATE STREET SANTA BARBARA 805-963-0455 The Arlington Theatre PASEO NUEVO 8 WEST DE LA GUERRA STREET SANTA BARBARA 805-965-7451 Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance w Somebody* (PG13): Fri-Mon: 1:15, 4:30, 7:45. Tue-Thur: 4:30, 7:45. Puss in Boots* (PG): Fri-Mon: 12:00, 1:05, 2:30, 3:45, 5:00, 6:15, 7:30. Tue-Thur: 3:45, 5:00, 6:15, 7:30. HITCHCOCK 371 South Hitchcock Way SANTA BARBARA 805-682-6512 The Whale* (R): Fri-Mon 2:15, 5:00, 7:45. Tue-Thur: 5:00, 7:45. Empire of Light (R): Fri-Mon: 2:00, 4:45, 7:30. Tue-Thur: 4:45, 7:30. Schedule subject to change. Please visit metrotheatres.com for theater updates. Thank you. Features and Showtimes for Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 5, 2023 * = Subject to Restrictions on “SILVER MVP PASSES; and No Passes” www.metrotheatres.com
Puss in
4:00, 5:20, 6:30, 8:15. Tue-Thur: 4:00, 5:20, 6:30, 8:15. The Menu (R): Fri-Mon: 12:20,
8:05. Tue-Thur:
Pinocchio (PG13): Sun:
7:00. Wed:
7:00. Bardo (R): Fri, Mon:
Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody* (PG13): Fri-Mon: 12:45, 4:15, 7:30. Tue-Thur: 4:15, 7:30.
Boots* (PG): Fri-Mon: 12:15, 1:30, 2:45,
2:55, 5:30,
5:30, 8:05.
1:40, 4:20,
1:00, 4:30, 8:00. Thur: 4:30, 8:00.
Quiet on the Western Front (R): Sat: 1:00, 4:30, 8:00. Tues: 4:30, 8:00. Avatar Way of Water* (PG13): Fri, Sun: 12:00/3D, 12:45, 1:30/3D, 2:20, 4:00/3D, 5:00, 5:45/3D, 6:40, 8:20/3D, 9:15. Sat, Mon: 12:00/3D, 12:45, 1:30/3D, 2:20, 4:00/3D, 5:00, 5:45/3D, 6:40, 8:20/3D. Tue-Wed: 1:30/3D, 2:20, 4:00/3D, 5:00, 5:45/3D, 6:40, 8:20/3D. Thur: 1:30/3D, 2:20, 4:00/3D, 5:45/3D, 6:40, 8:20/3D. M3GAN*
* (PG13): Thur: 5:00, 7:30, 9:15. THIS HOLIDAY NOW PLAYING PUSS IN BOOTS BABYLON Babylon* (R): Fri-Mon: 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30, 8:30. Tue-Thur: 4:30, 6:30, 8:30. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (PG13): Fri-Mon: 12:45, 4:15, 7:45. Tue-Thur: 4:15, 7:45. The Fabelmans (PG13): Fri-Mon: 12:40, 4:00, 7:20. Tue/Wed: 4:00, 7:20. A Man Called Otto* (PG13): Thur: 4:20, 7:30. Thur 1/5: Advance Previews M3GAN A MAN CALLED OTTO Santa Barbara Ghost Tours Walk with Professor Julie as she shares tales of mystery and history... & meet friendly spirits Call or text to schedule your walking tour! • 805-905-9019 www.playingtoday.com Let’s Go To The M O V I E S NORTH S.B. COUNTY THEATRES Movie Listings for 12/30/22-1/5/23 MOVIES LOMPOC • (805) 736-1558 / 736-0146 AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER -PG13Fri 3:15-7 | Sat-Sun 11:30-3:15-7 | Mon-Thu 3:15-7 I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY -PG13Fri 4-7 | Sat-Sun 1-4-7 | Mon-Thu 4-7 BABYLON -RFri 3:15-7 | Sat-Sun 11:30-3:15-7 | Mon-Thu 3:15-7 PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH -PGFri 2-4:30-7 | Sat-Sun 11:30-2-4:30-7| Mon-Thu 2-4:30-7 All Screens Now Presented In Dolby Digital Projection and Dolby Digital Sound!
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A protégé of legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, 10-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Arturo Sandoval has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist, and composer.

Lloyd felt the

with guest artist Serge Merlaud

Douget has performed with many notable musicians on the New Orleans scene, mixing his Louisiana upbringing with his strong individualism and idiosyncratic voice. The saxophonist will be joined on stage by Ashlin Parker (trumpet), Victor Atkins (piano), and Jason Stewart (bass).


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U.S. Economy Still Surging

SURPRISE, SURPRISE. Third quarter GDP growth was revised upward in the government’s third estimate. How can we be thinking of a recession next year? Oh yes, because it increases the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will continue to raise interest rates.

But U.S. economic growth is surging now. What was originally the BEA’s initial estimate of growth was revised from 2.6 percent to 2.9 percent, and now in its third and final estimate is 3.2 percent, largely because consumers are continuing to spend into the holidays.

That should have been an easy call for economists, at least, who are supposed to understand what ingredients make up growth.

fixed investment that were partly offset by a downward revision to private inventory investment.”

The increase in real GDP for the third quarter reflected increases in exports, consumer spending, nonresidential fixed investment, state and local government spending, and federal government spending, per the BEA.

The main engine of the economy, consumer spending, increased at a very good 2.3 percent annual rate in the third quarter. Previously the increase was reported at 1.7 percent.

216,000, but new filings remained low and show the labor market is still strong.

Why? Consumers are more optimistic about their future, as I reported recently, and it’s the holidays!

“The ‘third’ estimate of GDP released today is based on more complete source data than were available for the ‘second’ estimate issued last month,” said the BEA’s press release. “In the second estimate, the increase in real GDP was 2.9 percent. The updated estimates primarily reflected upward revisions to consumer spending and nonresidential

There are other factors showing strong growth as well. Corporate profits were not as weak in the third quarter as initially reported. Adjusted pretax earnings were flat instead of down 1.1 percent, which means corporate profits are holding at the highest level as a percentage of GDP since 1950.

And initial jobless claims have sunk back to post-pandemic lows, signaling corporations are not yet downsizing their payrolls. The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in the week before Christmas rose slightly to

“Consumer confidence bounced back in December, reversing consecutive declines in October and November to reach its highest level since April 2022,” said Lynn Franco, Senior Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board. “The Present Situation and Expectations Indexes improved due to consumers’ more favorable view regarding the economy and jobs. Inflation expectations retreated in December to their lowest level since September 2021, with recent declines in gas prices a major impetus. Vacation intentions improved but plans to purchase homes and big-ticket appliances cooled further.”

Disposable personal income increased as well, by $242.4 billion, or 5.4 percent, in the third quarter, an upward revision of $6.6 billion from the previous estimate. Real disposable personal income increased 1.0 percent, an upward revision of 0.1 percentage point.

And lastly, the Atlanta Fed’s GPNow estimate of fourth quarter growth has been steadily


revised downward, mostly because the housing market is already in recession, particularly due to lower new home sales and housing construction.

“The GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the fourth quarter of 2022 is 2.7 percent on December 20, down from 2.8 percent on December 15. After this morning’s housing starts report from the U.S. Census Bureau, the nowcast of fourth quarter real residential investment growth decreased from -21.2 percent to -21.5 percent.”

The engines of growth are still in place, but stocks are plunging again. The good news is seen as bad news by financial markets because the Fed isn’t looking at the real economy.

Harlan Green © 2022 Follow Harlan Green on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HarlanGreen Harlan Green has been the 16-year Editor-Publisher of PopularEconomics.com, a weekly syndicated financial wire service. He writes a Popular Economics Weekly Blog. He is an economic forecaster and teacher of real estate finance with 30-years experience as a banker and mortgage broker. To reach Harlan call (805)452-7696 or email editor@populareconomics.com.


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SBCC District Board of Trustees Elects New Officers, Welcomes New Members

UST BEFORE THE NEW YEAR, the Santa Barbara City College District Board of Trustees has elected new officers and welcomed new members. Jonathan Abboud will serve as Board president, and Anna Everett was elected Board vice president. New members include Dr. Charlotte A. Gullap-Moore, DNP, and Ellen Stoddard. www.sbcc.edu

JONATHAN ABBOUD has represented Area 6 (Goleta, Isla Vista, UCSB) on the SBCC Board of Trustees since 2014. A first generation American and college graduate, Abboud earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and his master’s in technology management from UCSB, where he also served as student body president. He is a co-founder of the Isla Vista Community Services District, where he has served as General Manager since 2017.

ANNA EVERETT represents Area 4 (Santa Barbara), joining the SBCC Board of Trustees in 2020. She is a a media historian and Emeritus Professor of Media and Film Studies at UCSB, where she taught and held leadership positions for 22 years. Everett is a Ford Foundation Fellow and two-time recipient of the Fulbright Senior Scholar award. She has published extensively on Black and African media and film, and currently serves on the Board of the National Association of Commissions for Women.

DR. CHARLOTTE A. GULLAP-MOORE, DNP, was elected to the seat vacated by Dr. Peter Haslund for Area 1 (Carpinteria and Montecito). Dr. Gullap-Moore is a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, holding over 20 years of nursing experience. For the past 12 years, she has acted as owner and CEO of Moore On Health. She also is currently a parttime faculty lecturer at California State University, Channel Islands Campus/ Goleta Extension Nursing Program.

ELLEN STODDARD was elected to the seat vacated by Kate Parker, representing Area 7 (Santa Barbara). Stoddard discovered her passion for education after enrolling in SBCC’s Early Childhood Education program, going on to earn her bachelor’s and master’s in human development from Pacific Oaks College. She returned to SBCC, where she served as the SBCC parent education instructor and director at the Lou Grant Parent-Child Workshop for 29 years.

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Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara will conduct a public hearing for Introduction of proposed amendments to Santa Barbara Municipal Code Title 30 Zoning Ordinance, Section 30.185.040 Accessory Dwelling Units, and Title 28 Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 28.86 Accessory Dwelling Units, on January 10, 2023 at 2:00pm, and a public hearing on January 24, 2023 at 2:00pm for Adoption, in Council Chambers, 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, California.

Notice is further given that copies of the proposed amendments to those codes being considered for adoption are on file with the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Santa Barbara, City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101, and are open for public inspection.

Written comments may be sent to the City Clerk of the City of Santa Barbara at the above address or clerk@santabarbaraca.gov .

For further information, please contact Jillian Ferguson, Santa Barbara Community Development Department, Planning Division, (805) 564-5585.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need auxiliary aids or special assistance to gain access to, comment at, or participate in this meeting, please contact the City Administrator’s Office at 805-564-5305. If possible, notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements in most cases. Specialized services, such as sign language interpretation or documents in Braille, may require additional lead time to arrange.


/s/ Sarah Gorman, MMC City Clerk Services Manager December 19, 2022

Insertion Date: Print: 12/30/22

Digital included 12/28/22


City of Santa Barbara

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, during the afternoon session of the meeting, which begins at 2:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara. The hearing is to consider modification of the Management District Plan of the Santa Barbara South Coast Tourism Business Improvement District.

You are invited to attend this hearing and address your verbal comments to the City Council. Written comments are also welcome up to the time of the hearing, and should be addressed to the City Council via the City Clerk’s Office by sending them electronically to Clerk@SantaBarbaraCA.gov or by mail to P.O. Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990.

On Thursday, January 5, 2023, an Agenda with all items to be heard on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, will be available at City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street, and at the Central Library. Agendas and Staff Reports are also accessible online at www.SantaBarbaraCA. gov/CAP. The Agenda includes instructions for participation in the meeting. If you wish to participate in the public hearing, please follow the instructions on the posted Agenda.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need auxiliary aids or special assistance to gain access to, comment at, or participate in this meeting, please contact the City Administrator’s Office at 805-564-5305. If possible, notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements in most cases. Specialized services, such as sign language interpretation or documents in Braille, may require additional lead time to arrange.


/s/ Naomi Kovacs Deputy City Clerk

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT: The following person/persons is/ are doing business as TONY’S SMOKESHOP at 448 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463. TONY TRAD at 652 Floral Dr, Solvang, CA 93463. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara on December 19, 2022. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office.

Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL). FBN No. 2022-0003053. Published December 30, 2022, January 6, 13, 20, 2023.

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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS INC. at 315 East Canon Perdido Street, Suite B, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara on December 14, 2022. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the County Clerk. I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office.

Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL). FBN No. 2022-0003014. Published December 30, 2022, January 6, 13, 20, 2023.

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WHEREAS, on May 17, 2022, the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara (“City Council”) adopted Resolution Number #22-038 adopting the Management District Plan and renewing the Santa Barbara South Coast Tourism Improvement District (SBSCTBID); and WHEREAS, the Property and Business Improvement District Law of 1994, Streets and Highways Code §36600 et seq., allows the City to modify the Management District Plan (“MDP”) at the request of the owners’ association; and

WHEREAS, the SBSCTBID owners’ association, Visit Santa Barbara (VSB) has requested modification of the MDP.


1. The recitals set forth herein are true and correct.

2. The City Council declares its intention to modify the SBSCTBID MDP.

3. The proposed modification of the SBSCTBID MDP will modify the definition of “gross short-term rental revenue” to read as follows: The term “gross short-term rental revenue” as used herein means: the consideration charged on the room rate for the occupancy of space in a lodging business valued in money, not including other charges such as destination fees, resort fees, reservation fees, forfeited deposits, cancelation fees, attrition fees, no-show fees, parking fees, internet fees, rolla-way beds fees, early and/or late checkout fees, or any other charges or fees (existing or in the future).

4. The time and place for a public hearing on modification of the SBSCTBID MDP are set for 2:00 PM or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard on January 10, 2023 at 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.

5. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption by the City Council.




I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted by the Council of the City of Santa Barbara at a meeting held on December 13, 2022, by the following roll call vote:

AYES: Councilmembers Eric Friedman, Alejandra Gutierrez, Oscar Gutierrez, Meagan Harmon, Mike Jordan, Kristen W. Sneddon, Mayor Randy Rowse

NOES: None



IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereto set my hand and affixed the official seal of the City of Santa Barbara on December 14, 2022.


/s/ Sarah Gorman, MMC City Clerk Services Manager

I HEREBY APPROVE the foregoing resolution on December 14, 2022.

/s/ Randy Rowse Mayor

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Recapturing the Best of Art in 2022

ITHINK, MY FRIENDS, you will agree with me that 2022, to put it mildly, was quite challenging. And that’s why I want to look back at the best of art we looked at and talked about these last twelve months. You might remember reading about Lita Albuquerque’s exhibition at the Venice Biennale, David Hockney’s show in West Yorkshire, Van Gogh’s exhibition at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and The Wende Museum’s response to the war in Ukraine.

I hope you will enjoy some of these artistic highlights from this year…

Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture in Riverside

To be completely honest, I haven’t been to Riverside for quite a few years. So, what made me jump in a car to drive there a week ago before this crazy heatwave? The Riverside Art Museum accepted the gift of 500 artworks by Chicano artists from Cheech Marin’s collection. Not for Baby Boomers but for you, Millennials, I probably have to mention that Cheech Marin is a famous actor, “half of the classic stonercomedy duo, Cheech & Chong.” For a few decades, Marin had been collecting art by Los Angeles-based Chicano artists. No other private

collector, and no other museum can claim to have a better or more in-depth collection of such artists as Carlos Almaraz, John Valadez, Frank Romero, Patssi Valdez, Gronk, and others.

Lita Albuquerque in Venice, David Hockney in Normandy

Checking the latest art news and fantasizing about traveling to Europe, I’m thinking about where would I go first? And here are my choices: Venice Biennale to see the solo exhibition by Los Angeles artist Lita Albuquerque, and after that, go to Normandy to visit David Hockney in his studio there.

Albuquerque’s multi-dimensional exhibition, Liquid Light, is installed at a distance from Venice’s center in a basilica on the quiet island of San Pietro di Castello. Her multi-screen installation, “chronicles the celestial and terrestrial travels of an unnamed protagonist.” This female astronaut discovers Earth while traveling across remote landscapes and dancing between light and darkness. The dancer, choreographer, and performer filmed by Lita Albuquerque is her daughter, Jasmine Albuquerque.

Since 2019, David Hockney chose to live in Normandy. Like many other artists, lockdowns over the last two years made Hockney contemplate his surroundings and discover a newfound appreciation for nature. He watched and recorded the changing seasons on his iPad. As a result, he created his largest painting ever made of 220 pictures that Hockney printed and stitched together into a 314-foot long frieze.

Her Flowers Cast in Bronze and Carved in Marble

Visiting The Getty Center for a rare retrospective of photographer, Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), I learned that I knew very little about this amazing artist whose career spanned more than seven decades. Of course, I knew her iconic black and white photos of flowers, but this exhibition allowed me to see that she was also prolific as a portrait and street photographer. And to be completely honest, until I read the museum press release, I always thought that the name Imogen was the name for a man not a woman. Stupid me.

The Hammer Museum Art Threesome I have to admit that when I went to see The Hammer Museum’s exhibition, Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine, I was not familiar with this artist at all. But the very moment I entered the galleries, I was taken by his complex, sophisticated paintings bursting with energy and bright colors. It’s difficult to

believe that this prolific artist, Bob Thompson (1937-1966), lived a very short life and died at the age of 29.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, this African American painter spent a few years of his life in Europe, and one can see in his paintings the profound influence of European art from Italian Renaissance to Goya. It was also a pleasant surprise to see in these artworks the appearance of fellow American contemporaries such as jazz greats, Nina Simone and Ornette Coleman, and writers such as Allen Ginsberg.

So, let’s end the year with a toast to Peace and Health!!!

Edward Goldman was art critic and host of “Art Talk,” a weekly program which aired prime-time Tuesday evenings during All Things Considered on LA’s largest NPR affiliate, KCRW 89.9 FM, for more than 30 years. Along the way, he also contributed weekly art reports to the Huffington Post and developed a strong digital following.

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Riverside Art Museum: Carlos Almaraz: California Natives, 1988 Lita Albuquerque R: David Hockney
Getty Center: Imogen Cunningham
Gertrude Stein, Writer, 1934
Stan, San Francisco, 1959
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The Hammer Museum: Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine This House Is Mine, 1960
Bird Party, 1961
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courtesy of Getty Museum and the Imogen
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10 WEST GALLERY: Holiday AllMember Exhibit and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market ~ Jan 8 • 10 W Anapamu • Thu-Sun 11-5 • 805770-7711 • www.10westgallery.com

ARCHITECTURAL FDN GALLERY: Kids Draw Architecture ~ Jan 4 • 229 E Victoria • 805-965-6307 • www.afsb.org


MUSEUM: Ishi Glinsky: Upon a Jagged Maze; Momentary Stillness; Gods, Glory & Spirituality ~ Jan 22 • www.museum.ucsb.edu

ART FROM SCRAP GALLERY: 302 E Cota St • We 11-4; Th 11-5; Fr, Sat 11-4 • 805-884-0459 • www.exploreecology.org/art-from-scrap

THE ARTS FUND: Teen Arts Mentorship Show ~ • La Cumbre Plaza, 120 S Hope Av • Su-Thu 11-6; Fri, Sa 11-7 • www.artsfundsb.org

ATKINSON GALLERY: Mo-Th 11-5, Fr 11-3 • http://gallery.sbcc.edu

BELLA ROSA GALLERIES: 1103-A State St • 11-5 daily • 805-966-1707

CASA DE LA GUERRA: Haas Adobe Watercolors and Wallpaper Discoveries • $5/Free • 15 East De la Guerra St • Th-Sun 12-4 • www.sbthp.org/casadelaguerra

CASA DOLORES: Bandera Ware; traditional outfits • 1023 Bath St • www.casadolores.org

CHANNING PEAKE GALLERY: Stepping Out! by the SB Art Assoc • 1st fl, 105 E. Anacapa St • 805-568-3994

CLAY STUDIO GALLERY: Studio Artists • 9-5pm, Mon-Fri; By Appt • 1351 Holiday Hill Rd • 805-565-CLAY • www.claystudiosb.org

CORRIDAN GALLERY: A Winter Group, bringing Color and Light to the Season ~ Jan 28 • Central Coast Artists • 125 N Milpas • We-Sa 11-6 • 805-966-7939 • www.corridan-gallery.com

CYPRESS GALLERY: 119 E Cypress Av, Lompoc • Sat & Sun 1-4 • 805-737-1129 • www.lompocart.org

EL PRESIDIO DE SANTA BÁRBARA: Nihonmachi Revisited; Memorias y Facturas • 123 E Canon Perdido St • Th-Sun 11-4 • www.sbthp.org/presidio

ELVERHØJ MUSEUM: 1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang • 805-686-1211 • Th-Mo 11-5 • www.elverhoj.org

FAULKNER GALLERY • https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/default.asp

GALLERY 113: Members of SB Art Assn • 1114 State St, #8, La Arcada Ct • 805-965-6611 • Mo-Sa 11-5; Sun 1-5 • www.gallery113sb.com

GALLERY LOS OLIVOS: Winter Salon ~ Jan 30 • Thu-Mo 10-5 • www.gallerylosolivos.com • 805-688-7517

GANNA WALSKA LOTUSLAND: 805.969.9990 • www.lotusland.org

GOLETA VALLEY LIBRARY: 500 N. Fairview Ave • Tu-Thu: 10-7pm; Fri & Sa 10-5:30pm; Su 1-5pm • www.TheGoletaValleyArtAssociation.org

HELENA MASON ART GALLERY: 48 Helena Av • 11-5pm Wed-Mon • www.helenamasonartgallery.com

JAMES MAIN FINE ART: 19th & 20th Fine art & antiques • 27 E De La Guerra St • Tu-Sa 12-5 • Appt Suggested • 805-962-8347

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY & MUSEUM: 21 W Anapamu • WeSu 12-4 • 805-962-5322 • https://karpeles.com/museums/sb.php

KATHRYNE DESIGNS: Local Artists • 1225 Coast Village Rd, A • M-Sa 10-5; Su 11-5 • 805-565-4700


CREATIVE ARTS: Three Multi-Artist Galleries at La Cumbre Plaza - Celebrating Three Years! • Tues-Sun 1-6 • lacumbrecenterforcreativearts@gmail.com

LA LA LA - SANTA BARBARA: Silkscreen Paintings & Sculpture By Daniel Dens ~ Dec 31 • 931 State St • 11am-7pm M-W; 108pm Th-Su • www.danieldens.com • 917-288-0065

LEGACY ART SANTA BARBARA: Artwork of Susy and Carroll Barrymore • 1221 State St, #7, 805-324-4971.

LYNDA FAIRLY CARPINTERIA ARTS CENTER: Thu-Su 12-4 • 865 Linden Av • 805-684-7789 • www.carpinteriaartscenter.org

MARCIA BURTT STUDIO: Holiday Exhibition - paintings and photographs by gallery artists ~ Jan 29 • 517 Laguna St • Th-Su 1-5 • 805-962-5588 • www.artlacuna.com

MAUNE CONTEMPORARY: Ted Collier: Don’t Quit Your Daydream • 1309 State St • Tu-Su 11-5 & By appt • 805-869-2524 • www.maune.com

MOXI, THE WOLF MUSEUM: Exploration + Innovation • Daily 10-5 • 805-770-5000 • 125 State St • www.moxi.org

MUSEUM OF SENSORY & MOVEMENT EXPERIENCES: La Cumbre Plaza, 120 S. Hope Av #F119 • www.seehearmove.com

MY PET RAM: The Golden Hour ~ Jan 15 • 16 Helena Av • Fri-Sun noon-7pm • www.mypetram.com

PALM LOFT GALLERY: Three old trees ~ Feb 5 • 410 Palm Av, Loft A1, Carp • By Appt • 805-6849700 • www.Palmloft.com

PEREGRINE GALLERIES: Early California and American paintings; fine vintage jewelry • 1133 Coast Village Rd • 805-2529659 • www.Peregrine.shop

PORTICO GALLERY: Open Daily • 1235 Coast Village Rd • 805-7298454 • www.porticofinearts.com

SANTA BARBARA ART WORKS: Artists with disabilities programs, virtual exhibits • 805-260-6705 •

www.roeannewhite.com Loon Pointe 152 Roe Anne White p h o t o g r a p h y roeannewhite.com MARCIA BURTT Marcia Burtt Gallery 517 Laguna St., Santa Barbara 805 962-5588 www.artlacuna.com Evening Glow - Douglas Preserve Original Oil Painting by Ralph Waterhouse Waterhouse Gallery La Arcada at State & Figueroa Santa Barbara, CA 93101 805-962-8885 www.waterhousegallery.com 26 Local News for a Global Village | www.VoiceSB.com December 30, 2022 A rt | A rte • GALLERIES • STUDIOS • MUSEUMS • PUBLIC PLACES Kerry Methner www.TheTouchofStone.com 805-570-2011 • VOICE Gallery ARTISTS: SEE YOUR WORK HERE! Join VOICE Magazine’s Print & Virtual Gallery! Affordable Advertising opportunity – Just for Artists Find out more & reserve a space by emailing Publisher@VoiceSB.com www.peterandrews61.com Peter Andrews Illuminations Gallery La Cumbre Center for Creative Arts peterandrews61.com La Cumbre PLaza 118 Gray St, SB • in the Funk Zone LARRY VIGON –new bunnies hopping at Silo118

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• 1321 State St • Mo-Sa 12-5; Su 12-4 • 805845-4270 • www.santabarbarafineart.com

SB BOTANIC GARDEN: Pressed: Botanical Art and The Herbarium • 1212 Mission Canyon Rd • 10-5 daily • 805-682-4726 • www.sbbg.org

SB HISTORICAL MUSEUM: Clarence Mattei: Portrait of a Community; Memories of Mountain Drive: SB’s Bohemian Community ~ Feb 28; The Story of SB • 136 E De la Guerra • Thur 12-5, Fri 12-7; Sat 12-5 • 805966-1601 • www.sbhistorical.org

SB MARITIME MUSEUM: The Peaceful Sea: Paintings by Kevin A. Short ~ Dec 31; The Chumash, Whaling, Commercial Diving, Surfing, Shipwrecks, First Order Fresnel Lens, and Santa Barbara Lighthouse Women Keepers ~ Ongoing • 113 Harbor Way, Ste 190 • Thu-Su 10-5 • 805-9628404 • www.SBMM.org

SB MUSEUM OF ART: For Opacity ~ Jan 15; The Architecture of Collage: Marshall Brown ~ Jan 2; Portrait of Mexico Today;Ongoing; • Tu-Su, 11-5; Thu, 11-8 • www.sbma.net • 805-963-4364

SB MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: Native People Through Lens of Edward Curtis ~ Apr 30 • Wed-Sun 10-5 • 2559 Puesta del Sol • www.sbnature.org


Dive In: Our Changing Channel ~ Ongoing • Daily 10-5 • 805-682-4711 • 211 Stearns Wharf • www.sbnature.org

SANTA BARBARA TENNIS CLUB: Wings ~ Jan 4 • 9-7 daily • 2375 Foothill Rd • 805-682-4722 • www.2ndfridaysart.com

SILO 118: LARRY VIGON: Madonna and Bunny and Friends, A Holiday Exhibit ~ Jan 14 • 118 Gray St • 12-5 Th-Sa/by appt • www.silo118.com

SULLIVAN GOSS: 100 Grand ~ Jan 23; Winder Salon II ~Jan 23; Joseph Goldyne: Imaginary Falls in Charcoal, Ink, and Oil; Natalie Arnoldi: Water And Light ~ Dec 26 • 11 E Anapamu St • 805-730-1460 • www.sullivangoss.com


MUSEUM: 122 W. Canon Perdido • Fr-Sa 11-4; Su-Th by appt • 805-687-4623 • www.quinlanmuseum.com


HOUSE: Art Of The Western Saddle • 3596 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez • Sa, Su 12-4 • 805-688-7889 • www.santaynezmuseum.org

TAMSEN GALLERY: Work by Robert W. Firestone • 911.5 State St, 805-705-2208 • www.tamsengallery.com

THOMAS REYNOLDS GALLERY: eye am: 47 paintings of the eyes of endangered species by Caroline Thompson and Nancy Taliaferro ~ Dec 31 • Th-Sat 12-5; By Appt • 1331 State Street • www.thomasreynolds.com

UCSB LIBRARY: Learning Commons; Tattooed and Tenacious ~ Jan 1 • 1st Fl Ocean side • www.library.ucsb.edu

What’s Next at SB Museum of Art?

WHETHER YOU’RE HOPING TO LEARN MORE about art history or develop your creative skills, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art is the place to ring in the New Year with art-focused events. At 5:30pm on Thursday, January 5th, UCSB Professor Jenni Sorkin will present an Art Matters Lecture on her book Art in California, exploring the role California has played in historic art movements such as Chicanx mural painting and fiber arts.

For tickets ($10-15) visit www.sbma.net

On Sunday, January 8th, Studio Sunday returns from 1 to 4pm at SBMA’s Family Resource Center, inviting all to try their hand at reenvisioning Aaron Siskind’s print Morocco 48. Participants will be provided with black and white pastels to draw on gray paper.

Qué sigue en el Museo de Arte SB

YA SEA QUE DESEES APRENDER MÁS sobre la historia del arte o desarrollar tus habilidades creativas, el Museo de Arte de Santa Bárbara es el lugar para celebrar el Año Nuevo con eventos centrados en el arte. El jueves, 5 de enero a las 5:30 pm, la profesora de UCSB, Jenni Sorkin, presentará una Conferencia de Art Matters sobre su libro Arte en California, que explorará el papel que ha desempeñado California en los movimientos artísticos históricos, como la pintura mural Chicanx y las artes de fibra. Para boletos ($10-15) visita www.sbma.net

El domingo, 8 de enero, el Domingo de estudio regresa de 1 pm a 4 pm en el Family Resource Center de SBMA, invitando a todos a intentar reimaginar la impresión Morocco 48 de Aaron Siskind. Los participantes recibirán los colores de pastel blanco y negro para dibujar en papel gris.

VOICE GALLERY: Work by over 30 local artists ~ Dec 30; Nudes & New Work ~ Jan2-30 • La Cumbre Plaza H-124 • 805-965-6448

WATERHOUSE GALLERY: Notable CA & National Artists • La Arcada Ct, 1114 State St, #9 • 11-5 Mon-Sat, 12-4 Sun • 805-9628885 • www.waterhousegallery.com

WESTMONT RIDLEY-TREE MUSEUM OF ART: • 805-565-6162 • Mo-Fr 10-4; Sat 11-5 • www.westmont.edu/museum

WILDLING MUSEUM: Wildlife on the Edge: Hilary Baker ~ Mar 6; Portals & Pathways by Kerrie Smith ~ February 2023 • 1511 B Mission Dr, Solvang • www.wildlingmuseum.org

Art Events Eventos de Arte

ART IN CALIFORNIA: Art Matters Lecture on California’s impact on 20th century art by Professor Jenni Sorkin • SB Museum of Art, Mary Craig Auditorium • $10-15 • https://tinyurl.com/cs8jkuct • 5:30pm Th, 1/5.

ARTE EN CALIFORNIA: Conferencia de Art Matters sobre el impacto de California en el arte del siglo XX a cargo de la profesora Jenni Sorkin • SB Museum of Art, Mary Craig Auditorium • $10-15 • https://tinyurl.com/cs8jkuct • 5:30pm jueves, 1/5.

STUDIO SUNDAY: Free pastel workshop for all ages • SB Museum of Art, Family Resource Center • 1:30-4:30pm Su, 1/8.

DOMINGO DE ESTUDIO: Taller de colores pastel gratuito para todas las edades • SB Museum of Art, Family Resource Center • 1:30-4:30pm domingo, 1/8.

SB ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW • Local artists & artisans • 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd., SB • 10am-5pm Sundays.

EXPOSICIÓN DE ARTES Y ARTESANIAS SB • De artistas y artesanos locales • 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd., SB • 10am-5pm los domingos.

Send your art openings, receptions, and events to Art@VoiceSB.com to be included in this free listing. Envía tus inauguraciones de arte, recepciones, y eventos a Art@VoiceSB.com para ser incluido en este listado gratuito.

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Casa Blanca by Dana Hooper THE HOLIDAYS CONTINUE at many area galleries, including at the Marcia Burtt Gallery, which is featuring all of their artists in an exhibition that focuses on how each artists has fallen “in love with nature in a different way, helping us reimagine the landscape as we shift from one vision to another.” The exhibition will be on view through January 29th at 517 Laguna Street, in Santa Barbara.
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