VOICE Magazine: June 21, 2024

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State Street The State Street Advisory Committee will meet June 26th 7 VOICE Photo New Business Mo's To Go opens downtown 27 Take Flight at the Summer Solstice Festival!! 16, 17 Photo courtsey of Summer Solstice Parade Courtesy photo In This Issue Calendar...19-22 Movie Listings...18 Santa Barbara's Juneteenth 4 Community News 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 29 John Palminteri: Community Voice.............. 12 PercussionFest 15 Harlan Green: Economic Voice.................. 23 Community Market & Legals 23-26 David Gress: Tree of the Month 28 Galleries & Art Venues................29, 30, 31 Photo by Isaac Hernández de Lipa Photo courtesy of Music Academy of the West www.voicesb.com June 21, 2024 subscribe VOICE Magazine cover story see pages 5, 21 Photo courtesy of City of SB Music Free concerts in the park begin June 27th! 22 Summer Movies Santa Barbara lights up the big screens every summer! 19 Author A memoir by Chaz Ebert called What the Feck. Interview by Isaac Hernández de Lipa 6 77th Summer Music Festival June 12th to August 3rd in Santa Barbara The Academy Festival Orchestra to perform Mahler, Wagner, & Sibelius June 22nd musicacademy.org Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment Osmo Vänskä returns to conduct the Academy Festival Orchestra Summer Solstice!
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Juneteenth Festival a Celebration of Freedom

THIS YEAR THE JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL LANDED ON SATURDAY, JUNE 15TH, taking up a block of Gray street in the Funkzone (historically known as Black Santa Barbara). Moving past booths exhibiting the wares and creative work of black owned businesses, as well as the smell of food from the diaspora, the Juneteenth walk ended at the train tracks, with the ocean beyond. There stood the stage, with a steady rotation of musicians and poets that entertained the crowd and kept people dancing through a mildly hot day of celebration.

The Talk-o-Truck was there, recording any passerby who might like to sit down in front of a

microphone and share their take on this holiday, its meaning to them, or how to continue to foster inclusivity and diversity in Santa Barbara.

Among the Food trucks and stalls were local restaurants such as Dave’s Dogs, Fernando’s Churros and Deli Inc., Mony’s Tacos, and Soul Bites. The Black Artisan Market included Baked by the Hoods, Big Mama’s Preserves, Cookie Plug, Country Gal Clothing, and other vendors of artisanal food, essential oils and blends, and arts and crafts. For games, there was a basketball shooting competition as well as double dutch.

A federal holiday since 2021, Juneteenth marks an official day to commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States. A portmanteau of the words “June” and “nineteenth,” Juneteenth recognizes June 19th, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger ordered the final enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas at the end of the American Civil War, and has been a recognized celebration within communities of color ever since. In Santa Barbara, the Juneteenth Festival has been ongoing since 2018, and has been growing in attendance ever since.


JUNE 15 – SEPTEMBER 8 1st Thursdays, 5 – 7:30 pm Saturdays & Sundays, 12 – 4 pm The Family Resource Center becomes a studio for creative play with a new art activity featured each week. This free, interactive space for all ages is designed for the hands-on exploration of themes resonating from the Museum’s changing special exhibitions or permanent collection. It is staffed by a Museum Teaching Artist with Family Gallery Guides and a variety of art-making materials.

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Music Academy Festival Orchestra

Three Great Composers & A Sparkling Ensemble

NE OF FINLAND’S GREATEST COMPOSERS, Jean Sibelius, spoke of his second symphony as a “confession of the soul.” This Saturday, June 22nd at 7:30pm, at The Granada Theatre, the Music Academy of the West will present their season’s first Academy Festival Orchestra concert with Conductor Osmo Vänskä at the helm for Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2, as well as works by Wagner and Mahler.

This season will be a return to the Academy for Vänskä, who stepped in last year to conduct Bernstein’s Overture to Candide, among others. As the initial conductor to work with the summer festival’s orchestra, drawing them together as they

discover themselves as a musical body, his role is pivotal. But his concern still mainly lays with preparing the music.

“My role as a conductor here is the same as always: I try to use the rehearsal time as efficiently as I can to make the concert as successful and enjoyable as possible. Even though the musicians are students in this case, I always treat them as professionals and expect a great deal from them,” he shared via email.

A sought-after guest conductor with a prestigious career, and conductor laureate with the Minnesota Orchestra, Vänskä’s interpretations of Sibelius have been characterized as definitive.

The night’s program will also present Richard Wagner’s Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Gustav Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer). Mahler is another composer that Vänskä holds a deep, creative resonance for.

“Each work is quite different, and it is of the utmost importance to respect the composer’s wishes,” Vänskä said. “Of course I feel a special affinity for the works of Sibelius, being a Finn, but recently I have spent a lot of time with the Symphonies of Mahler, so it is a very comfortable ‘language’ for me as well.”

Sibelius wrote to his wife Aino of his

“It is as if the Almighty had thrown down pieces of a mosaic for heaven’s floor and asked me to put them together.” Jean Sibelius

Symphony No. 2, that: “It is as if the Almighty had thrown down pieces of a mosaic for heaven’s floor and asked me to put them together.” With such works by three dynamic composers, the evening should be powerful.

“I am sure the audience will feel the infectious enthusiasm and energy of the fantastic musicians onstage,” Vänskä added. “These three composers are all so unique in how they write for the orchestra, and I hope that we touch the heart and soul of the audience with our performance.”

At 6:30pm, before the curtain rises, there will be a pre-concert talk led by the Academy’s Chief Artistic Officer Nate Bachhuber. This will be a Q&A with soloists Meg Brilleslyper, mezzo-soprano, and Michael Segura, baritone, who are eager to perform the Mahler.

“Performing these pieces has always been on my bucket list,” shared Brilleslyper via email. “I am so grateful to the Lehrer Vocal Institute for providing me with the opportunity to coach these pieces with Tamar Sanikidze, John Churchwell, and of course, Sasha Cooke, one of the best Mahler soloists in the world! I am most excited to sing ‘Ich hat ein glühend Messer’ because it showcases Mahler’s incredible emotional depth and intensity. The dramatic and passionate nature of the music allows me to fully immerse

myself in the nightmarish visions that the text illustrates.”

The performance of Mahler’s Lieder will also feature baritone Michael Segura. (Locals might recall him as an alum of Opera Santa Barbara’s Chrisman Studio Artists and for his performance as Morales in their Carmen, among other roles.)

“I’m so very excited to be singing with a full orchestra, and Mahler no less,” Segura added. “This will be my first art song cycle with an orchestra, and I find nothing more exciting than being supported by such a full sound. The different sound colors we get to hear and paint with really brings a unique experience every time.”

For tickets (7-17’s FREE; Community Access $10; Regular $18$115) visit musicacademy.org; email ticketoffice@musicacademy.org or call 805-969-8787.

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City To Consider Community Business Improvement District

RECOGNIZING THE BUDGET CONSTRAINTS of cleaning, promoting, and keeping Downtown Santa Barbara safe, the city council will consider establishing a new form of business improvement district at a hearing scheduled for the regular council meeting of June 25th at 2pm.

The new BID would be property based and called a Community Business Improvement District (CBID). The proposed CBID board of directors would be comprised of 51 percent property owners who would tax themselves to pay for cleaning, safety, and promotional activities downtown. The city, county, and some exempt businesses would be new additions to the CBID. All of the property owners downtown were sent ballots to vote yes or no on

Local Seniors Receive PEO Scholarships for College


SISTERHOOD OF SANTA BARBARA has awarded five local seniors its prestigious PEO STAR Scholarship. The STAR Scholarship is a highly competitive, one-time $2,500 scholarship recognizing women in their final year of high school who demonstrate outstanding leadership, academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and community service and who plan to pursue their full or part time post-secondary education.

This years recipients are: Victoria Chen, Dos Pueblos High School, attending Harvard College; Jaiden Gengo, San Marcos High School, attending UCLA; Hannah Huang, Dos Pueblos High School, attending UC San Diego; Samantha Landegger, Santa Barbara High School, attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; and Carley Neilsen, San Marcos High School, attending UCLA.

The following three young women were chosen to receive the PEO Chapter HD Memorial Scholarship, created in memory of Lavonne C. Monroe, a dedicated longtime member of the PEO Sisterhood. Upon meeting the eligibility requirements for this scholarship, each candidate was interviewed by the chapter’s philanthropies committee and evaluated based on academic performance and financial need, as well as character, extracurricular activities and community service. Each will receive this one-time $3,500 award for use in the following academic year.

These recipients are: Natalie Martinez, Carpinteria High School, attending Brown University; Anelle Priebe-Garcia, Dos Pueblos High School, attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo; and Adilene Quintero Ramirez, Lompoc High School, attending Westmont College.

The PEO has been celebrating women helping women for more than 155 years. Since its inception in 1869, the nonprofit has helped more than 125,000 women pursue educational goals by providing approximately $432 million in grants, scholarships, awards, and loans. Through membership, the PEO has brought together more than half a million women in the United States and Canada who support and motivate women through education. www.peointernational.org

the formation of the CBID. Those ballots will be counted and read into the council minutes at the hearing. The public has also been invited to share comments both oral or written.

Currently the city has three BIDs: The Parking Business Improvement District; The Downtown Santa Barbara Business Improvement District, and the Montecito Community Business Improvement District, which was newly formed two years ago. If the CBID is formed by the city council, the DSB BID has voted to close and merge with the new organization. The South Coast Chamber of Commerce has supported the formation of the CBID and has served on the formation steering committee.

The city currently spends about $700,000 to clean about eight blocks of State Street. This service was previously contracted by the DSB BID for two decades. The current cleaning program on State Street does not included side streets or sidewalks connected to State Street. The council has unofficially discussed a vacancy fee for State Street businesses that have been left uncleaned and unattended.

The groundwork for forming the CBID has taken over ten years and cost tens of thousands of dollars. The new CBID is a newer more streamlined organization recognized by the State of California.

State Street Advisory Committee To Meet

AROUND TABLE DISCUSSION CONCERNING STATE STREET will be held by the State Street Advisory Committee at the Cabrillo Pavilion on June 26th at 3 pm.

Preferred concepts and alternatives for State Street will be the focus of a discussion by the committee, which has not met since mid March. Staff changes are noted on the agenda as an announcement.

Information for the discussion listed on the agenda follows: “Discussion and Feedback to Staff on Preferred Concepts and Alternatives for State Street Planning and Urban Design Framework and Related Mobility Concepts.

“Staff and volunteer designers will present a recommended master planning and urban design framework for the State Street Advisory Committee’s (SSAC) consideration.”

“The Committee will break into smaller groups for discussion and analysis of the presented planning concepts and alternatives before reporting out to the entire SSAC on the preferred concept and alternatives. The Committee as a whole will then provide feedback to staff on the concepts and alternatives through straw polling. This feedback will be used to refine the recommended framework that will be released for public review in an administrative draft State Street Master Plan later in the year. There is no formal action being taken at this meeting.”

COMMITTEE MEMBERS include: Dave Davis, Chair; Ken Saxon, Vice Chair John Baucke; Dianne Black; Hillary Blackerby; Roger Durling; Nadra Ehrman; Robin Elander; Ed Lenvik; Peter Lewis; Kristen Miller; Susanne Tejada; Meagan Harmon, Councilmember; Mike Jordan, Councilmember; Kristen Sneddon, Councilmember; Michael Becker (alternate); Marge Cafarelli (alternate).

For more information about the State Street Master Plan: statestreet.santabarbaraca.gov

LEAP Celebrates One Year Anniversary of New Name

ON MAY 10TH, LEAP: LEARN. ENGAGE. ADVOCATE. PARTNER. celebrated the oneyear anniversary of its new name. Formerly Isla Vista Youth Project, LEAP is a prominent child care agency that has been supporting Goleta families for over 50 years.

“I can’t believe it has been a year since we became LEAP. So many good things have happened in that time. By changing our name to LEAP, we could think differently about our work,” said Lori Goodman, Executive Director of LEAP.

LEAP’s programs include early childhood care and education, Family Resource Center resources for immigration support, community workshops, monthly food distribution, emergency food pantry, and more.

“We learned during the pandemic that geography did not need to be a barrier for us, and that we could reach even more families,” Goodman added.

The new name has allowed LEAP to expand its impact beyond Goleta. LEAP is poised to open a third branch

of its Children’s Center at the Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Lompoc. The new center will serve up to 52 children annually, ages three months to five years old. LEAP aims to open the facilities fall of 2024.

“Becoming LEAP has opened up doors and allowed us to tell our story to more people. I am so proud of our roots in Isla Vista and our potential for growth throughout Santa Barbara County,” said Goodman. www.leapcentralcoast.org

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Prime Time Band Brings the Patriotism this 4th

CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF AMERICA WITH SOME LIVE MUSIC THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY when Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation holds a free outdoor concert featuring Santa Barbara’s 75+ member Prime Time Band. The musical lineup includes tributes to the Olympics and John Williams, as well as celebrations of the 100th anniversaries of Santa Barbara’s Fiesta celebration and the Granada Theatre. Special guest vocalist Anikka Abbott, TV News Personality, will perform.

“Each year we look forward to gathering with the community to celebrate 4th of July

and also reflect on those who have bravely fought and continue to fight for our cherished freedom,” said VFW Lifetime Member and PCVF co-founder Lt. John Blankenship (USN, former).

The concert will take place on Thursday, July 4th, at 5pm at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Gardens. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to claim a spot on the grass, as well as bring a picnic, blanket, and low beach chairs.

To learn more, visit www.pcvf.org/4t-of-july-concert

People’s Self-Help Housing Awarded Grant for New Financial Empowerment Program

NEW FINANCIAL WELLNESS INITIATIVES ARE COMING TO THE CENTRAL COAST. On Wednesday, June 15th, People’s Self-Help Housing received a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo Foundation to jumpstart their new pilot program Wealth Warrior: 2024 Financial Health and Housing for PSHH residents at the Los Adobes de Maria property in Santa Maria. The three-month financial literacy program, taught by financial educator and author Linda Garcia, will target 25 USDA farmworker households and aims to empower participants to overcome potential financial trauma.

“We invest in solutions to increase financial inclusion and access, reduce debt, build savings, and address systematic inequities,” said Kären Woodruff, Senior Vice President, Community Relations at Wells Fargo. “This program aims to create new opportunities for generational wealth building and will create a shift in financial wellness.”

Founded in 1970, PSHH is the longest-serving nonprofit affordable housing organization on the Central Coast. With a mission of building homes and providing services to strengthen communities and change lives, PSHH serves low-income households, families, seniors, veterans, farmworkers, those living with disabilities and the formerly homeless.

“As a child of immigrants, I have personally experienced the positive impact of affordable housing resources on my family,” said author and program facilitator Linda Garcia. “I am excited about the growth potential for our community members as they engage with this program. I am thankful to Wells Fargo for their support in funding this transformative initiative. Access to such resources enables us to envision and achieve what may seem impossible.” pshhc.org

Habitat for Humanity Offers New Equal Opportunity Homes

TWO NEW HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES are opening up in downtown Santa Barbara. Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County invites low-income families to learn about its affordable homes for sale. The two homes available for purchase are located on E. Cota St. in Santa Barbara. Since the local affiliate was founded in 2000, Habitat Santa Barbara has constructed four affordable housing projects for a total of 22 units, housing approximately 84 people.

Habitat SB will be accepting applications for the two Habitat homeowner partner families from July 8th to 19th. To be considered, all applicants must attend an orientation, available on the following dates in either English or Spanish.

• Monday, June 24th Carpinteria Community Church (1111 Vallecito Road) 6 to 7pm (English) or 7:30 to 8:30pm (Spanish)

• Tuesday, June 25th - Goleta Community Center (5679 Hollister Ave) 6 to 7pm (English) or 7:30 to 8:30pm(Spanish)

• Friday, June 28th - Carrillo Recreation Center (100 E. Carrillo St., Santa Barbara) 6:30 to 7:30pm (English) or 8 to 9pm (Spanish)

• Saturday, June 29th - Virtual (Zoom link to be provided) 10 to 11am (English) or 11:30 to 12:30pm (Spanish)

For more info, visit www.sbhabitat.org/programs-2/homeownership/

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Local Organization Named Nonprofit of the Year

WOMEN’S ECONOMIC VENTURES (WEV) was named 2024’s California Nonprofit of the Year, by California state senator, the Honorable Monique Limon (District 19). WEV is one of more than 100 nonprofits to be honored by their state senators and assembly members for their outstanding contributions to the communities they serve. As a nonprofit dedicated to the economic empowerment of women since 1991, WEV has provided business training and small business advisory services to more than 20,000 people throughout Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

“The team at WEV are honored and overjoyed to be recognized by Senator Monique Limon as one of the 2024 California Nonprofits of the Year,” WEV’s interim CEO, Nicki Parr, commented. “Senator Limon has long been a champion of WEV’s mission of empowering women, especially those from Latino communities, to start businesses, gain financial independence and achieve their dreams. We are deeply grateful to Senator Limon for her support, and for continuing to shine a light on the impact of WEV’s work in the community.”

Now in its ninth year, the California Nonprofit of the Year initiative provides the opportunity for each California state legislator to recognize a nonprofit organization

Kenny Loggins Honored with Heart of the Community Award

THIS FALL, GRAMMY-WINNING RECORDING ARTIST KENNY LOGGINS will receive the 2024 Heart of the Community Award. Presented by local nonprofit One805, the award recognizes individuals who have shown outstanding dedication to giving back to the community.

Loggins’ career garnered him the nickname of “The King of Soundtracks” for his work with Footloose, Top Gun, and Caddyshack. He has rocked stages worldwide, and also been an active member of the Santa Barbara community, having mentored 30 talented teen musicians and hosting a benefit concert for Unity Shoppe and The Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theatre Scholarship Fund.

doing outstanding work in their district. The program culminated with a celebratory luncheon at the Capitol on California Nonprofits Day, which this year was June 5th. The program is sponsored by CalNonprofits in partnership with the state Senate and Assembly Select Committees on the Nonprofit Sector.

“Nonprofit organizations touch the lives of millions of Californians in ways that can often go unrecognized. From the childcare program to the soccer team, from the art class to the health clinic, and from the community organizer to the animal shelter — nonprofits improve the lives of all Californians and make our communities stronger,” said Geoff Green, CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits. “Nonprofits are also a key economic driver in our state, accounting for one in 14 jobs. It’s important to recognize all they do.”


Fire Foundation Offers Wildfire Grants to State Organizations

Loggins will receive the award on-stage at the One805Live! Fall Concert on September 20, 2024 at Kevin Costner’s oceanside estate in Summerland. The concert will headline Pink and Dallas Green (City and Color), performing as the duo You + Me. Proceeds will benefit Santa Barbara County First Responders, helping provide emergency life-saving equipment, disaster preparedness, and 24/7 accessible mental wellness services for all Santa Barbara County Fire Departments. For tickets, visit One805.org

AS TEMPERATURES RISE AND WE ENTER WILDFIRE SEASON, the California Fire Foundation is offering $25,000 Wildfire & Climate-Related Disaster Safety Grants to aid community preparedness across California. The statewide grant opportunity is available to all Californiabased community groups, non-profit organizations, fire departments, firefighter associations, and federally recognized tribes.

Last year, the California Fire Foundation Grant Program served 4.9 million Californians with $1.38 million in funds to help organizations keep their communities safer. Funding areas include Education and Community Outreach campaigns, vegetation mitigation and fuel reduction efforts, and Personal Protective Equipment and firefighting equipment purchases.

Applications are due by June 30, 2024, and grants will be awarded this August.

To apply, visit cafirefoundation.org/grants

Nature-Focused Film Festival to Return to Goleta

EXPERIENCE THE GREAT OUTDOORS FROM YOUR SEAT THIS FALL, when the 6th annual NatureTrack Film Festival returns October 11th to 13th at the Camino Real Marketplace in Goleta. Over three days, festival attendees can enjoy a carefully curated program of films from over 30 countries, ranging from adventure films to documentaries, animated films, and other nature-centered cinema. The full program of films will be announced in September.

Founded in Los Olivos in 2018, the NatureTrack Film Festival has become a yearly highlight for filmmakers, conservationists, and nature lovers from California and worldwide. Past NTFF films have won prestigious awards across the film festival circuit, including last year’s Oscar shortlisted Between Earth & Sky, and Range Rider - now a Patagonia Film.

“As we celebrate another year of inspiring films and community engagement, we remain committed to our goal of connecting as many people as possible to nature and making nature accessible to all,” said Executive Director Sue Eisaguirre. “By attending the festival, guests

not only enjoy an incredible cinematic experience but also contribute to a cause that has a meaningful impact on individuals and communities.”

Gareth Kelly, Managing Director for this year’s festival, added, “We’re delighted to continue our relationship with the City of Goleta, and in our new location at Camino Real Marketplace we’re excited to stage our biggest festival yet!”

Series at El Capitan campground,

New this year, the NatureTrack Foundation will present a family-friendly outdoor Summer Screening

For more info, visit www.naturetrackfilmfestival.org

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John ’75 and Jody Arnhold elevate the arts, the humanities and athletics

IN A MILESTONE FOR THE CAMPUS, UC SANTA BARBARA HAS RECEIVED VISIONARY COMMITMENTS TOTALING $22 MILLION — including a record gift of $13.5 million in support of the arts and humanities — from alumnus and UC Santa Barbara Foundation Trustee John Arnhold ’75 and his wife Jody Arnhold, with their Arnhold Foundation. The total number also includes a new gift of $5 million to UC Santa Barbara Athletics and $3 million for the Arnhold UC Santa Barbara-Conservation International Climate Solutions Collaborative.

The Arnholds’ generosity has touched organizations local, national and global, engaged in everything from the arts to migration to climate change. More than philanthropists, the Arnholds closely partner with the institutions that they support. In partnership with UC Santa Barbara, the Arnholds have helped to build programs, such as the Arnhold Undergraduate Research Fellows Program in English and the Arnhold A&L Education Initiative, that are creating invaluable opportunities for students. Since 2005, Jody and John have invested nearly $50 million across the arts and humanities, athletics, environmental solutions and beyond.

“John and Jody are longtime, transformative supporters of our campus, and we are overwhelmed by their recent generosity to advance humanities and arts and athletics on our campus, in addition to their gift earlier this academic year to enhance collaboration on climate solutions,” said Chancellor Henry T. Yang. “These inspirational gifts will have a profound effect on the students, programming and leadership in these areas. Through their giving, and John’s long-term exceptional guidance as a UC Santa Barbara Foundation trustee and dynamic leadership as its board chair over the past two years, the Arnholds are making a tremendous impact on our campus across the disciplines. Their vision is one that will have rich consequences for our campus and the broader community, now and far into the future.”

The new Arnhold Arts and Humanities Commons, established with the $13.5 million pledge, will elevate the arts and humanities in immeasurable ways. By investing in the vision and leadership of Daina Ramey Berry, UCSB’s Michael Douglas Dean of Humanities & Fine Arts, the Arnholds are ensuring the expansion of successful initiatives in English, in theater and dance — including an endowed chair in dance studies — and in public humanities, as well as interdisciplinary teaching and learning. Their continued generous support for the Arnhold Arts & Lectures Education Initiative brings world-class artists and public intellectuals such as Wynton Marsalis and Alvin Ailey Dance Theater to the campus for public programming, masterclasses and residencies to benefit UCSB students.

“The division of Humanities and Fine Arts is so appreciative of this transformative gift — the largest we have ever received! — which will allow us to strengthen our programs and boost their impact at UC Santa Barbara,” said Berry. “The Arnholds have been tireless champions of the arts and humanities for decades, and we would not be where we are today without their leadership. I am grateful for their continued support and for their visionary guidance.”

John Arnhold majored in English at UC Santa Barbara, where his professors, he has said, enhanced his “love of literature and performance.” Jody Gottfried Arnhold was a dance teacher in New York City’s public school system for nearly 25 years and went on to become a true luminary of dance education — perhaps the premier dance educator in the country.

“Jody and I are big believers in a broad liberal arts education and the essential role of the humanities,” said Arnhold. “It’s imperative that students are able to read critically and to write well, to think creatively, to solve problems and to communicate effectively. To us, exposure to the arts and humanities is vital for cultivating that ability to go in depth.”

UCSB Athletics have also been a longtime focal point for the Arnholds’ prolific giving to the campus, which includes the $5.25 million Arnhold Tennis Center and, for many years, scholarship support for student-athletes. Their new gift of $5 million will further invigorate the department, underscoring the groundswell of energy surrounding Gaucho athletics under Kelly Barsky, the university’s first female director of athletics. The Arnholds’ new investment establishes and endows the Arnhold Directorship of Athletics — Barsky is the first to fill the role — signifying a belief in her vision and in the evolution of UCSB Athletics at large. The gift also provides an infusion of support to advance high priority opportunities, significantly enhance scholarship support and build community.

“There is a whole new energy around UCSB Athletics under Kelly Barsky,” Arnhold said. “Her vision — serving student-athletes, making connections and serving the community, making our athletics programs a hub of engagement not only for UCSB, but for the broader Santa Barbara community — it’s infectious. I’ve always believed that athletics can play a role in energizing an institution and in bringing more people to campus. With Kelly we have the right director, and we have momentum. It’s exciting.”

“Uniquely woven into the fabric of campus life, athletics is committed to serving and connecting student-athletes as well as a deeply engaged Gaucho community,” Barsky said.

The arts and humanities, including UCSB Arts & Lectures, and UCSB Athletics, are key focus areas for the Arnholds’ generosity to the university.

“We are beyond thankful for the visionary leadership, friendship and philanthropic support of John and Jody Arnhold to further this mission both in the immediate and for many years to come. I am honored and appreciative to have the opportunity to hold the first endowed director of athletics position, and beyond grateful for the transformative support.

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Downtown Boys and Girls Club Names New Executive Director

CLUB ALUM AND COMMUNITY LEADER MARK ALVARADO has been selected to lead the Downtown Boys and Girls Club.

“The first step we must take is understanding the needs of today’s youth. We need to examine the variety of activities The Club has to offer and grow new programs and services that meet the needs of today’s youth,” stated Alvarado, in a release.

Alvarado grew up on the basketball courts of the Downtown Boys and Girls Club on East Canon Perdido Street. He later graduated from Santa Barbara High and went on to a successful career focused on youth, education, and community.

The Downtown Boys and Girls Club was founded in 1938 and has served thousands of youth over many decades. Today, with the hiring of Alvarado, The Club begins its newest chapter.

According to Alvarado, the vision for The Club is to collaborate with multiple community partners to help deliver “evidence-based practices for ensuring Club members can discover pathways for success. Surely, we want The Club to be a safe place for fun. But we must also be mentors and advocates for personal growth. Therefore, enlisting the services of community partners who share our commitment will be instrumental for our success.

A Community Open House is scheduled for Sunday, June 23rd from 1 to 3pm, at 632 East Canon Perdido Street. The Open House will include tours and sign-ups.

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On the Street with John Palminteri

A Solstice Kick-off!

New Safety Measures

MONDAY, JUNE 17TH: Leaving some of the coastal overcast for the past few weeks, it was a splash of sunshine to attend the Summer Solstice kick off event and host the costume contest at Brander Vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley Saturday. Spencer the Gardener played a fun afternoon set.

New e-bike delivery from Sweet Wheel

TUESDAY, JUNE 18TH: The Sweet Wheel Farm in Summerland grows its all organic crops for sale and to help the medically fragile. It just started a new e-bike pollution-free delivery, developed by a high school student.

Picnic in the Park

TUESDAY, JUNE 18TH: The free lunch program called Picnic in the Park is now offered for the summer by the Food Bank of Santa Barbara County. Ages 18 and under. There are eleven sites at parks and the main Santa Barbara Library.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25TH: With a new rule, Santa Barbara County is adding a safety measure along the Isla Vista cliffs where there’s a significant sign of ongoing erosion. The County Planning and Development Department is now requiring measurements twice a year to help the staff monitor erosion and decide if more safety requirements need to be taken.

Flag Day Cookies

SUNDAY, JUNE 16TH Matt Limon at American Riviera Bank was greeting customers with patriotic cookies with extra flags inside and out on Flag Day Friday in Santa Barbara.

Newsroom Pizza

MONDAY, JUNE 17TH: Newsroom pizza and cake for my recent birthday arrived but I was on a story at Santa Barbara City Hall! Thanks to my long time coworker Herb Tuyay, I was given a special Herb-dash delivery which I shared with Gene my cameraman and Herb on the spot.

1st Responders

MONDAY, JUNE 17TH: Head on Fatal Crash. NB Hwy 101 in Los Alamos. By the Hancock Vineyard area. Two major injuries. One vehicle overturned. Santa Barbara County Fire, AMR, Sheriff and CHP on it. Medivac landing on the freeway.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18TH: One person has been arrested in connection with a fire last Thursday on the Carpinteria Bluffs near the 6100 block of Carpinteria Avenue. The fire was quickly controlled. No structures were damaged. There are no other details on the suspect or motive.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13TH: Double rollovers this morning on Highway 101. One is a truck SB at Gaviota. The other is a truck that rolled 3-4 times SB at El Capitan Ranch. Now in the center grass divider. Roads are slick with a heavy marine layer. Santa Barbara Co. Fire, CHP and AMR on it. Medivac landing on the freeway.

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4th of July Concert

THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2024, 5:00 PM

Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara

Join in this fun and festive musical concert including tributes to the Olympics and John Williams, the 100th anniversaries of iconic Fiesta, and the Granada Theater, along with patriotic favorites. Special guest vocalist Anikka Abbott, TV News Personality, joins the 75+ member Prime Time Band. Arrive early to claim your spot on the grass; Bring your picnic, blanket, and low beach chairs. www.pcvf.org

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4th of July Celebration Set for West Beach

ENJOY INDEPENDENCE DAY IN THE SUN AND SAND during Santa Barbara’s annual 4th of July Celebration. Sponsored by the City’s Waterfront Department and hosted by the PARC Foundation, the event will feature free live music and dance performances on the beach.

The fun begins at 12pm with full day of music at the West Beach Bandstand, featuring acts like Peer Pressure, the La Boheme Dancers, and False Puppet. The sidewalk along Cabrillo Boulevard will also feature a variety of food and vendors, including Timbers Roadhouse, Tinkers Hot Dogs, Lidos Philly Cheese Steaks, G Brothers Kettle Corn, Elubia’s Kitchen, and Chiltepin Mexican Grill.

The festivities will be capped off with a 20-minute fireworks display, presented by Garden State Fireworks. The fireworks will launch from West Beach starting at approximately 9pm. The show will be simulcast on local radio station KjEE (92.9 FM) and live-streamed on KEYT. com.

For more info, visit santabarbaraca.gov/things-do/city-events/fourth-july-celebration

Amateur Radio Field Day to Demonstrate Emergency Broadcast Techniques

EXCITING LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES ARE COMING OVER THE AIRWAVES, as Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club invites the public to visit the SBARC Field Day site at Chase Palm Park on Saturday, June 22nd from 11am through Sunday, June 23rd at 11am. Guests will have a chance to meet and talk with SBARC operators and see for themselves what the amateur radio service is about. As part of the nationwide 2024 Amateur Radio Field Day, Santa Barbara amateur radio operators will contact thousands of other stations throughout the US, Canada, and the world using only emergency power supplies.

SBARC Field Day site will feature several stations set up for worldwide, direct radio communication as well as our local radio repeater system. The event will showcase a variety of wireless techniques, including the use of frequencies from shortwave through microwave bands and amateur radio satellites in orbit. Citing their slogan “when all else fails, amateur radio works,” SBARC hopes the event will prove you can send analog and digital communications without the use of phone systems, the internet, or other infrastructure that can be compromised in a crisis. The public is welcome to observe and learn at the information table available on site. For more info, visit www.sbarc.org

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The Unique and Wonderful Sounds of PercussionFest

HYPNOTIC SOUNDS, RHYTHMS, AND LAYERED TIME SIGNATURES were the shake, rattle, and roll of PercussionFest, which opened the Music Academy of the West’s Summer Festival last Saturday night at Hahn Hall. The program featured contemporary artists such as Viet Cuong (Sandbox), Alyssa Weinberg (Ember II), and Jaron Brown (Gutterflies).

“Percussion sections often build their own instruments for a single performance,” enthused Michael Werner, a 1990 graduate and faculty member of the Academy since 2005. Werner also detailed his adventures shopping at Home Depot and Asian markets to find the right tone and notes for a composition.

Since the first Summer Festival, the work of living composers has been essential to the Academy’s curriculum for the fellows, and percussion has seen a wealth of bright and experimental work. The evening’s performances reflected this.

Each piece was prefaced by Werner. He gave a breakdown of how the instrument is built, how it works, and how the performers might approach the piece. The fellows with him, Jacob Hord, Yoon Jun Kim, Brandon Lim, Paul Matthews, and Dominik McDonald, were all in top form.

One of the most striking pieces of the evening

The program closed out with Brian Blume’s Under the INfluence, a boisterous piece that offered a head nodding, toe tapping finale to an excellent night of contemporary www.musicacademy.org

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Bell Patterns, a hypnotic number with desk bells (the kind you ring at the front desk of a hotel), and vibraphone. There were so many layered time signatures that the enveloping wall of sound felt like an Indonesian gamelan, transported to a Alumni and faculty member Michael Werner
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Anniversary Celebration

Parade Day: Saturday, June 22, 2024

Parade starts at Noon - Ortega & Santa Barbara Streets

Festival: Alameda Park: Fri. 4-9 PM • Sat. 12-8 PM • Sun. 12-6 PM

FUNKY FRIDAY The Festival begins! 4-9 PM

On the Main Stage, a variety of musical acts and performances. including local favorites, headliner Area 51.


On the Main Stage, a variety of musical acts and performances. including headliner.


Sponsored by ONEPLANT on the Main Stage.

SB BOWL CommUnity Stage 12-6 PM

Entertainment on the SB Bowl CommUnity Stage, featuring young performers, performers for youth, storytellers, ethnic music and dance.


Saturday and Sunday Noon to 6 PM Activities for kids and the whole family, aerial performances, the Pakour Obstacle Course, the Ball Pen, Bounce House. Expression Wall, the Hug Deli; the SB Bowl FLIGHTS OF FANCY Photo-Op!

Be sure to check out!

Walk through the Welcome Portal created by Solstice & Lucidity Artists, sponsored by Santa Barbara Beautiful! Enjoy music for the whole family on the Santa Barbara Bowl CommUnity Stage featuring ethnic music and dance, performers for and by

Solstice Main Stage in Alameda

Friday 6/21 from 4:00 – 9:00 PM

4:00 PM David Segall Band

5:20 PM Down Mountain Lights

6:40 PM Art of Funk

7:55pm SSC Exec. Dir. Penny Little

8:00. Area 51

& Hogg Bix

Arts & Crafts, Food, Beer & Wine

Enjoy food from food vendors for all three days of the Festival! Find one of a kind treasures in the arts and crafts area.

Park Three

Days! Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Saturday 6/22, from Noon– 8:00 PM Sunday 6/23, from Noon– 6:00 PM

12:00 PM   India & the Easy Riders

12:50 PM   ACE Gonzales & the Surfilm Sound

2:00 PM Ali Angel

3:20 PM Rey Fresco

4:40 PM Soul Majestic

6:00 PM Will Breman Band

7:20 PM Something This Way Magic

1:30 PM The Rahkas

2:40 PM The Kicks

3:50 PM True Zion

5:05 PM Morie & The Heavy Hitters

Use the QR CODE to find out more About the bands & lineup www.SolsticeParade.com

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City of Santa Barbara • The Oshay Family Foundation Art from Scrap • Gary Atkins Sound • SantaBarbara.com • A Litter Free Event
King SUNDAY Sandwich Hazmatt Ben1am Sparkle Professor West
SATURDAY Rafa Cumulus Joey Level + Liza Spinelli Jus Mouse Calvin

Summer Solstice is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Parade, continuing its tradition of magically transforming ordinary objects into extraordinary works of art. There are no words, symbols or logos in the Parade; it is people-powered, people created.

The Solstice Workshop at the CAW, at 631 Garden Street, is where the magic begins. The paid staff of artists, costumers and mask makers teach, mentor and work side by side with a diverse cross section of the Santa Barbara community to produce the Parade. Solstice provides the materials, tools

Solstice “Pass the Hat” Ensemble

Look for the sun, the “Bird Brains” and local dignitaries adorned in orange and gold feathers and sporting beaks. This year’s Pass the Hat Ensemble is under the direction of artist in residence Barbara Logan. Bring your dollars to put in the hat or find the QR Codes along the Parade Route and in the Festival to make a donation to keep Solstice alive and thriving!

and the place, truly bringing the community together through the arts. In addition to fostering this creative spirit of collaboration and cooperation in the community, Solstice brings social and economic capital to Santa Barbara with thousands of visitors to local hotels, restaurants and businesses.

The Solstice Celebration is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, community oriented organization dedicated to multi-cultural visual and performing arts.

Solstice T-shirts & Hats

Order your shirts and other fun Solstice swag by visiting our online store (using the QR Code to the left). You can get t-shirts and a limited 50th Anniversary edition Solstice Hat at the Festival in the Center of the Universe. This year’s T-shirt and poster artwork was created by two local artists, Stephanie Ingoldsby (the Adult t-shirts) and Humberto Perez (Children’s t-shirts).

For more information and Solstice Products: www.SolsticeParade.com

Santa Barbara Bowl CommUnity Stage

SAT. June 22

1:15 PM Brasscals

Marching Brass Band

1:30 PM Sudama Storyteller musician

2:15 PM Rhythm Industrial Complex West African Drums

3:00 PM Klein Dance Arts Youth Ballet, Hip Hop

3:20 PM Chinese Dancers

3:45 PM EWE Drummers Tongan Drummers

4:30 PM SB Ratha Yatra Indian Drums

The Solstice Celebration this year includes some extra whimsical touches in the new Funtopia interactive arts zone in the Festival that you will not want to miss. Be sure to walk through the Portal sponsored by Santa Barbara Beautiful. Dance at Sacco’s Silent Disco, write or draw how you feel on the Expression Wall; take pictures at the SB Bowl Flights of Fancy Photo Op! Towbes Fund for Performing Arts artists will share their stories and perform on the CommUnity Stage

SUN June 23

1:15 PM Harpist Chai Lee

1:45 PM Community Song Penny Little & Brandon Statner

2:40 PM Michelle Padron Interactive Drums & Song

3:30 PM Doug Giordani Family Singalong

3:45 PM Mother Knights Kitchy, interactive songs

4:15 PM La Dosis Mexican Folklore

4:45 PM Nicole Sophia

Check out the new FUNtopia ZONE!

Saturday and Sunday only - June 22-23, 2024 Alameda Park East Interactive Arts & Culture Zone

parade highlights: ensembles and floats to watch for

The Rainbow Dragon in honor of the year of the Dragon, this giant inflatable by Pali X-Mano was restored and repaired thanks to a grant from Santa Barbara Beautiful! The Dragon leads the Parade surrounded by Brasscals.

Brasscals on Fire! Santa Barbara’s only marching brass band is one of the recipients of Towbes Fund for Performing Arts award. Watch for flaming capes, tri-shaw with bikes - with some help from Cycling without Age to help make it accessible.

When Pigs Fly Artist in residence Irene Ramirez’s fancy, flying pig! A large, fancy, flying pig/hot air balloon made of a wide range of recycled materials.

La Boheme Dance Troupe Director Teresa Kuskey again delights the crowd with a spectacle of 100 core dancers, celebrates Santa Barbara’s three iconic performing arts theaters – the Arlington, the Lobero and the Granada – in a breathtaking display of sparkling, Vegas showgirl glory.

Xanadu Fantasy Sky Travelers skate amongst a very fancy Flying Pig. Another recipient of this year’s Towbes Fund for Performing Arts award.

Mariano Silva Director of the Brazilian Cultural Arts Center of Santa Barbara brings music, dance and positivity with Mariano’s new Solstice Song “Cores” which means “Colors” in Portuguese.

Mechamurmuration Artist in Residence Mae Logan brings an idea to life - a fluttering canopy of mylar inspired by starling murmurations and the hypnotic patterns flocks make through the sky.

Grace Fisher Foundation Watch for one of Grace Fisher’s paintings with Grace Fisher under her own steam on the street.

UFO Crashes 50s Diner Former Executive Director and current Junior Artist Coordinator Claudia Bratton’s diner floats down the street with an entourage of aliens, waiters and waitresses in spacesuits.

Mahna Manah Solstice Alumni return from near and far to create a tribute to Jim Henson who inspired the imagination of children with 3 giant puppets. Robby Robbins, Laura Smith Birchhill, Sue Birchhill, Clare Fransden, John Conroy, Connie Sullivan.

Jagannath Love Tribe bring colorful Indian-style cart singingcall-and-response songs in Sanskrit.

World Dance for Humanity Helping people in need around the world since 2010 - bring 50 shiny sequined dancers, ages 22 to 88 “Dancing in the Street.”

Wingy Thing Polly & Emily Carey and family with a flying Tea Pot / Swan pulling 2 houses, surrounded by butterflies.

E-J Airways Solstice Mask, Puppet and Props Director Emma Jane Huerta is head Boss Clown on a Concord airplane with 1960s flight attendants, “security clowns” plus Richard McLaughlin on stilts and a group of improvizers entertain.

Itty Bitty Chitty Bang Bang Car Design by Barry Judson in collaboration with Serena Garcia with Bobblehead puppets and you might recognize “Truly Scrumptious.”

Honoring the Winged Ones Karen Luckett with the Tree of Life surrounded by birds, bugs and winged creatures from Hillside House.

Marley The return of Marley the dog flying on clouds with family and kids to thrill the crowd, by Carlos Roque as a memorial to Solstice volunteer & participant Cloud who passed away this year.

Mi Tierra Artist receiving Towbes Fund for Performing Arts honoraiam, Adriana Reyna celebrates the gift of the land with her Cuban song “Mi Tierra” to showcase Latin music’s soul with a live band and troupe of dancers.

Solstice Royalty This year’s Queen and King are Robert Johns and Susanne Barrymore - riding in their thrones up the street accompanied by royal attendants. Please give them a royal wave!

Pali X-Mano Fabulous artist of inflatable sculptures, has created Sundance of the Fashion. From a faraway Galaxy, Proxima Centaury 75 Fashion Beings with a giant Winged Sun.

The Flight of Freya a flying horse created by Sculptor Daniel “Elroy” Landsman and Suzannah Taylor represent the heroes journey of the divine masculine and the divine feminine.

The Last Float, Artist Gregory Beeman magical collaboration with Tech Director Jim Sun Bear, the Flight of Freya, bring the natural rhythms of drums, dances and prayers for peace to honor the prophecy of “The Condor meets the Eagle” - a native American and Andean prophecy.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Experience the hilarious (un) professionalism of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society when the Pacific Conservatory Theatre presents the fourthwall breaking comedy The Play That Goes Wrong at the Marian Theatre in Santa Maria at 7pm on Thursday through Saturday, June 27th through 29th. A matinee will be performed at 1:30pm on Sunday, June 30th. For tickets (starting at $25) visit www.pcpa.org

Carpinteria Improv • Interactive improv class • Alcazar Theatre • $10 • www.thealcazar.org • 7-9pm Tu.

Alice, Formerly of Wonderland • World premiere musical about the real-life Alice • Ensemble Theatre Company • New Vic • $44-68 • www.etcsb.org • Opening 8pm Sa, 6/1, through 6/16.

Little Shop of Horrors • Musical about a carnivorous plant • PCPA • Solvang Festival Theatre • Starting at $25 • www. pcpa.org • 8pm Th, 6/13, through 7/7.

Spamalot • Musical rendition of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” • Ojai Art Center Theater • $20-25 • www.ojaiact.org • 7:30pm Fr, 6/21, performances through 7/21.

The Play That Goes Wrong • Fourth-wall breaking comedy • PCPA • Marian Theatre, Santa Maria • Starting at $25 • www. pcpa.org • 7pm Th, 6/27 - Sa, 6/29; 1:30pm Su, 6/30.

Frozen Kids • Disney musical presented by Stinky Feet Theatre Project Students • Rubicon Theatre • $12-15 • www. rubicontheatre.org • 11am & 2pm Sa, 6/29; 11am Su, 6/30.


Ukraine on Fire • Documentary screening and postfilm potluck and discussion • Central Coast Antiwar Coalition & CODEPINK-Santa Barbara • 800 W. Mission St. • https:// tinyurl.com/yjt3srnu • 6-9pm Su, 6/30. Applebox Free Family Films

• Free animated film screenings • SBIFF Riviera Theatre • www.sbiff.org • 10am Saturdays, 6/15 through 8/17.

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Summer Movies Hit the Beach & Soar!

WHILE SO MUCH HAS CHANGED ABOUT THE MOVIE GOING EXPERIENCE, one thing has stayed the same: summer movie magic! Summertime and the movies are inseparable and Santa Barbara has a lot of summer movie fun to choose from.

Already going strong, two series local indoors at local theatres focus on the young and young at heart. Metropolitan Theaters is offering its annual Metro Summer Kids Movie series at Camino Real Cinema. Each week they offer a different movie with a ticket price of only $2. This week take in Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile. The series runs to August 8th..

For listings, visit https://tinyurl.com/38mxhz9e

The Riviera Theatre, courtesy of SBIFF is offering its Applebox Free Family Films, featuring a matinee every Saturday for ten weeks throughout the summer. Free for the whole family, (with free popcorn and soft drinks as well) this series focuses exclusively on Pixar’s catalog, and is presented with Spanish-language subtitles. This week enjoy Toy Story. For listings, visit https://sbiffriviera.com/applebox/

With room to seat hundreds outdoors under the stars, UCSB Art & Lecture summer movies, Sun, Surf and Cinema begins July 5th and runs most Friday nights through August 23rd at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Garden. Join in for free, starting with Jaws on July 5th. The Movie rolls at 8:30pm with preshow tunes and prizes courtesy of K-LITE 101.7 FM and Morning Show host Catherine Remak. Other summer classics include Point Break (Jul 12), 50 First Dates, (Jul 19), Blue Crush (Jul 26) & more... The Sun, Surf and Cinema series keeps it light-hearted and fun and is presented in association with the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture. Premier sponsor is Montecito Bank & Trust. Attendees can start setting up at noon on the day of the screening.

For listings, visit https://tinyurl.com/2p9uukdd

For French Film cinephiles, consider SBIFF’s The Wave Film Festival, from July 12th to the 18th at the Riviera Theater. Showcasing the best France

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Friday 6|21


Meet the Wildlife Ambassador Animals • Learn about nature with animal friends

• Central Library • Free • 11am12pm Fr, 6/21.

Dinosaur Safari • Dino fun facts tour, best for ages five to nine • SB Museum of Natural History • Free with admission • 1:30-2:10pm Fr, 6/21.


Flamenco Íntimo • Dancer Manuel Gutierrez & guitarist Andres Vadin • SB Historical Museum • $175 • www.sbhistorical.org • 7 & 9pm Fr, 6/21.


Tai Chi at the Garden • Guided session for all levels • SB Botanic Garden • $10-15 • www.sbbotanicgarden.org

• 9-10am Fr, 6/21.


2024 Summer Solstice Festival • Live music, activities, and booths • Alameda Park • Free • www.solsticeparade.com • 4-8pm Fr, 6/21; 12-8pm Sa, 6/22; 12-6pm Su, 6/23.

Family Solstice Celebration

• After-hours stories, crafts, and family fun • SB Botanic Garden • $5-10 • Register: www.sbbotanicgarden.org • 5-7pm Fr, 6/21.

Summer Solstice Wellness Weekender • Rooftop yoga sessions all weekend long • Kimpton Canary Hotel • Free, RSVP:

has to offer, The Wave has eleven entries that range from socio-political commentary, to romance, the supernatural, and even scifi animation.

For listings, visit www.sbiffriviera.com/wave/ Finally, the Granada, as part of its Centennial celebration, is hosting the Santa Barbara Home Movies series, spotlighting local directors, producers, actors and writers. In the 1930s, Warner Brothers acquired The Granada Theatre and made it a world class attraction for sneak previews and the world premieres of cinematic classics such as Gone With the Wind, Guys and Dolls, The Long, Long Trailer, and 3 Ring Circus. The series starts with a restored 4K screening of the 1995 comedy/drama Steal

Big, Steal Little; viewers are encouraged to stay after for a conversation with director Andy Davis and actor Andy Garcia. This series will start Saturday, July 20th, continuing throughout the calendar year. For Granada movies, visit GranadaSB.org.

Stay up to date, by checking the VOICE Cinema listings calendar for updates and surprise offers for your movie-going summer.

https://tinyurl.com/33x8jamw • 6pm Th, 6/20; 9-10am 6/21, 6/22, & 6/23.

Summer Solstice Night Market • Shopping, wines, and live music • Pali Wine Co • Free • 4-9pm Fr, 6/21.

Summer Solstice SoHo Party

• Concert with Mendeleyev, Pocket Fox, Jackson Gillies • SOhO • $20 • www.sohosb.com • 8pm-12am Fr, 6/21.

Full Moon Meditation • Far East end of East Beach • Bring Towel/mat/chair • $10 • 7-8pm Fr, 6/21.


Relax & Craft for Teens

• Crochet, make friendship bracelets, and relax • Central Library • Free • 12-1:30pm Fr, 6/21.

DIY Natural Dyes with Mary Gonzalez of Sweet Mountaintop Farm • Learn about dyeing fabric using natural materials • Central Library, Library Plaza • Free, register: https://tinyurl.com/32ypzdpt

• 2-4:30pm Fr, 6/21.

Saturday 6|22


The Diamond Gala • Showcase by Momentum Dance Company • Lobero Theatre • $56 • www.lobero.org • 5pm Sa, 6/22.


The Land, Friars, Chumash, and Cieneguitas • Talk by Fr. Joe Schwab, OFM • Santa Bárbara Mission Archive-Library

• Free-$5 • www.sbmal.org • 10am-12pm Sa, 6/22.


Music Academy Festival

Orchestra: Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 • Conducted by Osmo Vänskä • Granada Theatre • $3-78

• www.granadasb.org • 7:30pm Sa, 6/22.

Terry Lawless of U2 Live • 2902 San Marcos Av, Los Olivos • Corner House Cafe • Paintings by Rich Wilkie • $3-78

• www.granadasb.org • 3:305:30pm Sa, 6/22.


Summer Picnic on the Great Lawn • Picnic and walk the gardens to live music • Ganna Walska Lotusland • $25-90 • www.lotusland.org • 2-4:30pm Sa, 6/22.

Hike Arroyo Hondo Preserve

• The first & third weekends, Sat & Sun 10am-4pm. Free • https://tinyurl.com/n856y2yp


Classics with the Cardinals

• Classic car show with local vendors and food • Bishop Diego High School • Free • https://classicswiththecardinals.org

• 9am-3pm Sa, 6/22.

SYV Pride Parade and Festival • Parade and community festival with music, vendors, food, and more • Starts at Alisal Rd and Oak St, through downtown Solvang; festival Solvang Park • Free • 11am-5pm Sa, 6/22.

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Poster courtesy of MMPA –Sony Pictures Entertainment “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022)”

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50 Years of Summer Solstice!

Welcome summertime fun with colorful floats, creative costumes, and outdoor dancing and music when the 50th Santa Barbara Solstice Festival returns to Alameda Park on Friday through Sunday, June 21st through the 23rd, including the acclaimed Solstice Parade at 12pm on Saturday the 22nd. Here is your full schedule of Solstice festivities and affiliated celebrations for this weekend:

Summer Solstice Wellness Weekender • Rooftop yoga sessions all weekend long • Kimpton Canary Hotel • Free, RSVP: https://tinyurl. com/33x8jamw • 6pm Th, 6/20; 9-10am 6/21, 6/22, & 6/23.

Summer Solstice Night Market • Shopping, wines, and live music • Pali Wine Co • Free • 4-9pm Fr, 6/21.

Summer Solstice SoHo Party • Concert with Mendeleyev, Pocket Fox, Jackson Gillies • SOhO • $20 •

2024 Summer Solstice Parade • Creative booths, dancing, and summer fun • Ortega and Santa Barbara St. to Alameda Park • Free

• www.solsticeparade.com • 12pm Sa, 6/22.

AquaFête: Summer Solstice Boat Celebration • Boat party with live DJ set & saxophone • Sandala, 301 West Cabrillo Blvd.

• $55-66

• https://tinyurl.com/a8shrunz

• 5:30-8pm Sa, 6/22.

Crafternoons: Summer Nature Crafts • Get creative with natureinspired crafts • Art From Scrap • $8 • www.exploreecology.org

• 11:30am-1pm Sa.

Sunday 6|23


Freedom Trax Wheelchair Beach Access • NatureTrack hosts wheelchair devices for accessible beach experience • West Beach, 200 W. Cabrillo Blvd • Free, RSVP to abby@naturetrack.org • 10am-2pm Su, 6/23.

www.sohosb.com • 8pm-12am Fr, 6/21.

2024 Summer Solstice Festival • Live music, activities, and booths • Alameda Park • Free • www. solsticeparade.com • 4-8pm Fr, 6/21; 12-8pm Sa, 6/22; 12-6pm Su, 6/23.

Family Solstice Celebration • After-hours stories, crafts, and family fun • SB Botanic Garden • $5-10 • Register: www. sbbotanicgarden.org • 5-7pm Fr, 6/21.

2024 Summer Solstice Parade • Creative booths, dancing, and summer fun • Ortega and Santa Barbara St. to Alameda Park • Free • www. solsticeparade.com • 12pm Sa, 6/22.

Pride Comedy Festival • Pride comedy fundraiser for Summer Solstice SB • Red Piano VIP Backstage • $20-60 • www.solsticeparade.com • 7:30-9pm Mo, 6/24.


Infrared Insights • Discussion of the James Webb Space Telescope • SB Museum of Natural History • Included with admission • 1:30 & 2:30pm Sun, repeats through 9/1.


CrossHatch Winery Summer Bash • Artisan market, wine tastings, and music • CrossHatch Tasting Room • Free • 12-7pm Su, 6/23.

Monday, June 24th


Dinosaur Safari • Dino fun facts tour, best for ages five to nine • SB Museum of Natural History • Free with admission • 1:30-2:10pm Mo, 6/24.


Pride Comedy Festival • Pride comedy fundraiser for Summer Solstice SB • Red Piano VIP Backstage • $20-60 • www.solsticeparade.com

• 7:30-9pm Mo, 6/24.

Pride Month in Santa Barbara

COMMUNITY, CONCERTS, AND CELEBRATIONS ABOUND this Pride Month in Santa Barbara! Whether you hope to meet other LGBTQ+ community members or are an ally searching for opportunities to offer support, here are this week’s Pride activities.

Pride Comedy Festival • Pride comedy fundraiser for Summer Solstice SB • Red Piano VIP Backstage • $20-60 • www.solsticeparade.com • 7:30-9pm Mo, 6/24.

LGBTQ+ PROUD Youth Group • Support for ages 1218 • Pacific Pride Fdn • Central Library, Teen Area • 4-6pm We, ongoing.

SYV Pride Parade and Festival • Parade and community festival with music, vendors, food, and more • Starts at Alisal Rd and Oak St, through downtown Solvang; festival Solvang Park • Free • 11am-5pm Sa, 6/22. Family Pride Weekend at MOXI • Exhibit connections celebrate STEAM innovators from the LGBTQ+ community • MOXI Museum • Free with admission • Sa & Su, 6/22-6/23.  Storytime with Miss Angel! • Read with Pride! • Chaucer's Books • 2pm Sa, 6/29.


Chaucer’s Book Signing • Local author Shelly Lowenkopf, Struts and Frets: Matt Bender Stories • Chaucer’s Books • Free, register: https://tinyurl. com/4jw9p6kj • 6pm Mo, 6/24.

Monday 6|24


PARLIAMO! Italian Conversation • All levels • The Natural Cafe, 361 Hitchcock Way • http://parliamo.yolasite.com • Free • 5-6:30pm Mon.


Lunch at the Library • Free lunches for children and teens, part of USDA Summer Food Service Program • Central Library • 12-1pm weekdays, through 8/16.

Tuesday 6|25


Tai Chi Flow at Elings •

Guided outdoor sessions for all levels • Elings Park, Godric Grove deck • First class free, $10 • 9-9:45am Tu, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2.


Carpinteria Improv • Interactive improv class • Alcazar Theatre • $10 • www.thealcazar.org • 7-9pm Tu.


Family Camp Out • Indoor campout with forts, crafts, and stories • Central Library • Free, register: https://tinyurl. com/3sbh7mee • 5:45-6:45pm Tu, 6/25.


Montecito Book Club • Discuss Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer • Montecito Library • Free • 12-1pm Tu, 6/25. Dreaming of France Happy Hour • Info session for group travel trip for French River Cruise • Carpinteria Arts Center, 865 Linden Ave • Free • www.carpinteriaartscenter.org • 5:30pm Tu, 6/25.


The Hana Sound Returns • With Hawaiin artists Jim "Kimo" West, Leokane Pryor, and CJ

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Santa Barbara Comedy Nights will present their second Annual Comedy Pride Festival - a FUNdraiser for the 2024 Summer Solstice Parade. Photo b y Isaac Hernández de Lipa

Experience an evening of chamber music in the intimate, welcoming atmosphere of Lehmann Hall at this summer’s Salon Series, beginning at 7:30pm on Wednesday, June 26th. In this week’s concert, Music Academy Fellows will perform a program of Christopher Cerrone’s New Addresses, Valerie Coleman’s Afro-Cuban Concerto, and Ned Rorem’s Ariel: Five Poems of Sylvia Plath.

Helekahi • SOhO • $20-25 • www. sohosb.com • 7:30pm Tu, 6/25.


Teen Hula Hoop Workshop • Led by hula hoop performer Kat D Hoops • Central Library • Free • 1:30-2:30pm Tu, 6/25.

Wednesday 6|26


Digital Library Hour • Inperson and virtual drop-in appt. on digital library resources • Central Library, Faulkner Gallery or https://tinyurl.com/34ab69ts • 12-1pm We.

Le Cercle Français • French conversation, all levels • The Natural Cafe, 361 Hitchcock Way

• https://tinyurl.com/5ejbd9ye

• Free • 5-6:30pm We.


Summer Music Series • Free outdoor concerts • Downtown SB, 718 State St. • 5:30-7:30pm We, through 7/31.


Chaucer’s Book Signing • Author Ivor Davis, The Devil in My Friend • Chaucer’s Books • Free, register: https://tinyurl. com/mpfr9k37 • 6pm We, 6/26. Confronting the Issue: Human Trafficking in SB County • Panel with survivors and law enforcement • Alcazar Theatre • Free, RSVP: www.thealcazar.org • 7-9pm We, 6/26.

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To have your events included in VOICE Magazine's calendar or arts listings, please email information to Calendar@VoiceSB.com by noon the Tuesday before publication.

2nd Week at The Music Academy of the West

Monday 6|24

Collaborative Piano Masterclass • With Natasha Kislenko • Hahn Hall • Free$10 • 3:30pm Mo, 6/24

Tuesday 6|25

Clarinet Masterclass • With Richie Hawley • Lehmann Hall

• Free-$10 • 1:30pm Tu, 6/25

Horn Masterclass • With Julie Landsman • Weinman Hall

• Free-$10 • 3:30pm Tu, 6/25

Percussion Masterclass • With Joe Pereira • Hahn Hall • Free-$10 • 3:30pm Tu, 6/25

Teaching Artist Showcase

• Playing Debussy, Beethoven, Walker, and more • Hahn Hall • Starting at $40, $10 community access • 7:30pm Tu, 6/25


Summer Music Series • Free outdoor concert with Hot Club of Santa Barbara • Downtown SB, 718 State St. • 5:30-7:30pm We, through 7/31.


Free Senior Day • Free admission for ages 60+ • SB Botanic Garden • www.sbbotanicgarden.org • 10am-5pm We, 6/26.


LGBTQ+ PROUD Youth Group • Support for ages 12-18 • Pacific Pride Fdn • Central Library, Teen Area • 4-6pm We, ongoing.

Thursday 6|27


English Conversation Group • Practice English language skills naturally • Eastside Library • Free • 1-2pm Th.


Art Meets Nature: All-Ages Activity • Create colorful butterfly crafts • SB Museum of Natural History • Free with admission • 11am-12pm Th, 6/27.

Pop Art Workshop • Crafts for ages 5-12 • Central Library • Free • 11am-1pm Th, 6/27.

The Art of Science: Drawing Splendid Plumage

Short drawing session for ages eight and up • SB Museum of Natural History • Free with admission • 1:302:30pm Th, 6/27.

Wednesday 6|26

Cello Masterclass • With Alan Stepansky • Weinman Hall

• Free-$10 • 1:30pm We, 6/26

Salon Series I • Playing Cerrone, Rorem, more • Lehmann Hall • Starting at $45, $10 community access • 7:30pm We, 6/26

Thursday 6|27

Bassoon Masterclass • With Dennis Michel • Weinman Hall

• Free-$10 • 1:30pm Th, 6/27

Violin Masterclass • With Sibbi Bernhardsson • Lehmann Hall • Free-$10 • 1:30pm Th, 6/27

Lehrer Vocal Institute Masterclass • With César Cañón • Hahn Hall • Free-$10 • 3:30pm Th, 6/27


B2B Networking Breakfast • Meet local business people • SB Chamber of Commerce • SB Zoo • $45-75 • www.sbscchamber.com

• 9-10:30am Th, 6/27.

GPSBN Presents: Property Tax, Prop 13, Prop 19, and More • Hybrid talk presented by Harry Hagen • Goleta Public Library or Zoom • Free, register: www.sbgraypanthers.org/events • 5-6:30pm Th, 6/27.

Bring Your Favorite Poem Club • Share poetry with community members • Idyll Mercantile • Free, register: https://tinyurl.com/mr3vurwc • 6-7:30pm Th, 6/27.

AI in Film • Talk by Sarah Ivy • 805 Film Co, 622 Olive St. • $10 • www.summitsb.com • 6:308:30pm Th, 6/27.

Trombone & Tuba Masterclasses • With Mark Lawrence • Weinman Hall • Free-$10 • 3:30pm Th, 6/27

x2 Series • Beethoven, Schubert, more • Hahn Hall • Starting at $45 • 7:30pm Th, 6/27

Friday 6|28

Solo Piano Competition • MA fellows compete • Hahn Hall • Starting $55 • 11am Fr, 6/28

Fellow Fridays • Chamber music concerts • Hahn Hall • Starting $45 • 7:30pm Fr, 6/28

Saturday 6|29

Academy Festival Orchestra: The Rite of Spring • Conducted by Anthony Parnther • Granada Theatre • $35-115 • www. granadasb.org • 7:30pm Sa, 6/29.


Concerts in the Park • Outdoor concert by The Tearaways • Chase Palm Park, Great Meadow • Free • 6-7:30pm Th, 6/27.

Jazz at Center Stage • Brazilian vocalist/guitarist Téka • Center Stage • $20-50 • www.centerstagetheater.org • 7pm Th, 6/27.

Earl Minnis Presents: Jupiter • Live musical performances, aerialists, dancers, and acrobats • Lobero Theater * $45-103 • 7pm Th, 6/27.


Knit 'n' Needle • Sew, crochet, and knitting circle • Montecito Library • Free • 2-3:30pm Th, 6/27.


& MOVEMENT • For ages 2-5

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Th. BABY AND ME • For babies 0-14 months • Central Library ~ 11-11:30am We • Eastside Library ~ Bilingual ~ 1111:30am Th LIBRARY ON THE GO • State St. Farmer’s Market ~ 4-6:30pm Tu, 6/25 • Franklin School ~ 10am-12pm We, 6/26 • Bohnett Park ~ 12:30-2pm & 3:30-5pm We, 6/26 • Ortega Park Pool ~ 2:30-4:30pm Th, 6/27 • Franklin School ~ 2:30-4:30pm Fr, 6/28 • Oak Park ~ 10am-12pm Fr, 6/28 READ TO A DOG • For grades 3-6 • Eastside Library ~ 3-4pm We. It’s Your Library CMTC #62356 Gabriela
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Shoreline Park • 10:30-11am Th • Central Library ~ 10-10:30am
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Plastic Free July Expo • Local orgs present plastic-free tips • CEC Environmental Hub • Free • https://cecsb.org • 6:30-8pm Th, 6/27.


Dungeons & Dragons for Teens • Guided session, all levels • Central Library • Free, register: https://tinyurl.com/2e8s9amn • 1:30-4:30pm Th, 6/27.

Friday 6|28


Totally Tubular Festival • Thomas Dolby, Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey, Modern English, and more • SB Bowl • $45-105 • www.sbbowl.com • 4:45pm Fr, 6/28.

Candlelight Concert • Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More • New Vic Theater • Starting at $41 • https://tinyurl.com/3xkpu733 • 6:30 & 9pm Fr, 6/28.

Poncho Sanchez • Latin jazz concert • Lobero Theatre • $41106 • www.lobero.org • 7:30pm Fr, 6/28.

Engelbert Humperdinck • Pop singer icon • Chumash Casino • $39-69 • www.chumashcasino.com • 8pm Fr, 6/28.


Santa Barbara Greek Festival • Greek music, dancing, food, and vendors • Chase Palm Park • Free-$5 • https://tinyurl.com/

yc6hu4c8 • 2-9pm Fr, 6/28 & 11am-9pm Sa, 6/29.

Hammered Flower Printed Tote Bag Workshop • Create original botanical prints • Art From Scrap • $35 • https://tinyurl.com/4ju48788 • 6-8pm Fr, 6/28.

Extended Hours at the Sea Center • Sea Center is open late Fridays and Saturdays • Sea Center, Stearns Wharf • 10am7pm Fr & Sa, through 7/27.


Relax & Craft for Teens • Grafting for grades 7-12 • Central Library • Free • 12-1:30pm Fr, 6/28.

Saturday 6|29


Peña Flamenca • Improvisational flamenco for all levels with Flamenco! Santa Barbara • SB Historical Museum • $12-20 • www.sbhistorical.org • 7-8:30pm Sa, 6/29.


Summer Concert Series • Free concert by Joystix • Old Town Coffee • 6-10pm Sa, 6/29.

Road Movie Album Release

Show • Grassroots rock concert • Alcazar Theatre • $30-50 • www.thealcazar.org • 7-9:30pm Sa, 6/29.

Santa Barbara Greek Festival

Savor delicious gyro, baklava, and other Greek treats while enjoying traditional dancing and music when the Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church hosts the 51st annual Santa Barbara Greek Festival at Chase Palm Park from 2 to 9pm on Friday, June 28th and from 11am to 9pm on Saturday, June 29th. For tickets (Free-$5) visit https://tinyurl.com/yc6hu4c8

Concerts in the Park Starts June 27th!

Dance along to golden hour concerts when local band The Tearaways kicks off this summer’s free Concerts in the Park series at the Chase Palm Park Great Meadow from 6 to 7:30pm on Thursday, June 27th. Concerts will continue each Thursday night through August 8th.

For a full lineup visit https://tinyurl.com/234bby5y For a full series schedule visit www.downtownsb.org

Flying High • Big Band female classics • Lobero Theatre • $36-71 • www.lobero.org • 7:30pm Sa, 6/29.

Music Academy Festival Orchestra: The Rite of Spring • Conducted by Anthony Parnther • Granada Theatre • $35-115 • www.granadasb.org • 7:30pm Sa, 6/29.

Which One’s Pink • Pink Floyd tribute band • SOhO • $20-25 • www.sohosb.com • 9pm Sa, 6/29.


Growing Community: Volunteering in the Garden

• Give back with gardening • Franklin Elementary Garden • Register: https://tinyurl.com/ wu6nrkx8 • 10am-12pm Sa, 6/29.


Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival • Sip & savor local wines & bites • SB Museum of Natural History • Sold out • www.sbnature.org • 2-5pm Sa, 6/29.

Crafternoons: Summer Nature Crafts • Get creative with natureinspired crafts • Art From Scrap • $8 • www.exploreecology.org

• 11:30am-1pm Sa.

Writer’s Rume • Poetry & prose workshop for writers and creatives of all levels and disciplines • Explore the written word • Free • 2nd Level Studio, 105 W. Gutierrez #A - 2nd Level • 3-5 pm, Sat 6/29.

Storytime with Miss Angel!

• Read with Pride! • Chaucer's Books • 2pm Sa, 6/29.

Plastic Free July Expo

Sunday 6|30


TAVANA • Hawaiin guitar, ukulele, singing • SOhO • $18-22 • www.sohosb.com • 8pm Su, 6/30.


Seasonal Tea Demonstration

• Summer Japanese Tea Ceremony • SB Botanic Garden, Tea Garden • Included with admission • www. sbbotanicgarden.org • 10:30am12:30pm Su, 6/30.

beyond when the Community Environmental Council’s Environmental Hub invites local organizations, government agencies, and businesses to a free expo from 6:30 to 8pm on Thursday, June 27th. To learn more visit https://cecsb.org

Learn how you can reduce plastic use and live sustainably this July and
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No More Inflation?

IT WILL PROBABLY BE HARD TO BELIEVE for many scarred by the postpandemic inflation scare and still believe inflation is too high, but there was no inflation increase in May for both wholesale (PPI) and retail (CPI) inflation indexes.

Yes, for the first time in two years the Consumer Prices Index was unchanged, a zero-point inflation rise. Wholesale inflation, the Producer Price Index out the next day was unchanged for the first time in one year.

What does that tell us? Firstly, the cost of gas and housing (rents) have been declining of late after an initial uptick in the first quarter due to various shortages. And consumers are becoming more cautious when they shop with major retailers like Target and Walmart, as well as grocery chains that are beginning to discount their products as shoppers look for bargains.

even more, so that borrowing costs, for instance, remain intolerably high (i.e., with 8.5% Prime Rate). And that’s probably why last month’s retail sales were flat.

The cost of goods dropped 0.8 percent largely because of falling gas prices. Food prices also declined. The cost of services, the biggest driver of inflation, was unchanged in May after a big increase in the prior month.

The gradual slowdown in activity is obviously working. Weekly initial claims for unemployment insurance have been rising, signaling a slowdown in hiring. Initial jobless claims rose 13,000 — to 242,000 — in the week ending June 8, the Labor Department said also on Thursday. That’s the highest level of claims since last August.

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It will cause bonds in particular to rally because interest rates, including mortgages, finally begin to decline from their two-year highs.

U.S. wholesale (PPI) prices fell in May for the second time in three months — thanks partly to lower gas prices — in perhaps another sign an upturn in inflation earlier this year is fading. The producer price index actually fell 0.2% last month, the government said Thursday.

Both the retail and wholesale graphs illustrate the sudden drop in inflation, and the fact that the Q1 shortages were temporary. So, now it’s largely leisure activities—e.g., dining out, travel—in the service sector of the American economy, and housing rents that have kept consumers spending and the overall inflation rates higher.

This all fits in neatly with why the Fed believes it must keep interest rates high enough to slow down consumer spending

What’s keeping the Fed from cutting rates is that wages are still climbing 4.1 percent and Fed officials believe, for some reason, that the unemployment rate should rise above 4 percent— i.e., more employees must lose their jobs for inflation to decline further.

Housing rents, the main ingredient of retail CPI inflation, won’t come down until more housing is built. But that can’t happen until lower interest rates stimulate both the construction and sales of more homes!

That’s playing brinkmanship, in my opinion. It’s not taking into account the possibility of a major geopolitical surprise spooking financial markets, or consumers who are no longer flush with savings from the pandemic aid.

It could be China invading Taiwan, for instance? One can also imagine what might happen if North Korea accidentally sets off a nuclear confrontation.

The Russian Navy is now also making regular visits to Cuba, and President Kennedy’s Russian missile crisis is not a very distant memory.

Harlan Green has been the 18-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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The above captioned ordinance was adopted at a regular meeting of the Santa Barbara City Council held on June 11, 2024.

The publication of this ordinance is made pursuant to the provisions of Section 512 of the Santa Barbara City Charter as amended, and the original ordinance in its entirety may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, Santa Barbara, California.


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I HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing ordinance was introduced on June 4, 2024, and adopted by the Council of the City of Santa Barbara at a meeting held on June 11, 2024, by the following roll call vote:

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

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereto set my hand and affixed the official seal of the City of Santa Barbara on June 12, 2024.

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/s/ Randy Rowse Mayor

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, the Finance Department of the City of Santa Barbara, County of Santa Barbara, State of California, declares that the following monetary sums have been held by the City of Santa Barbara and have remained unclaimed in the funds hereafter indicated for a period of over three (3) years and will become the property of the City of Santa Barbara on the twenty nineth (29th) day of July, 2024, a date not less than forty-five (45) days or more than sixty (60) days after the first publication of this Notice. Any party of interest may, prior to the date designated herein above, file a claim with the City’s Finance Department which includes the claimant’s name, address and telephone number, Social Security Number or Federal Employer Identification Number, amount of claim, the grounds on which the claim is founded. The Unclaimed Money Claim Form can be obtained from the City’s Finance Office at 735 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93102, or from the City’s website at www.santabarbaraca.gov. Proof of identity such as a copy of a driver’s license, social security card or birth certificate may be required before funds will be released. Funds will be reimbursed via check mailed to address on file at the time. Please contact the City of Santa Barbara, Finance Department at (805) 564-5359 with any questions.

This notice and its contents are in accordance with California Government Code Sections 50050 et seq.

Check Check

Date Number Payee

1/7/2021 723427 Aliaksandr Kiryehenka

7/16/2020 717720 Armando Espinoza

5/27/2021 728073 Arturo Serrano

9/10/2020 719714


5/13/2021 727521 Brandon Bates

7/23/2020 718040

7/30/2020 718282

2/4/2021 724249 Edward Davis

6/25/2020 716760 Eleni Tziouvaras

5/27/2021 728085 Elvia Lopez

5/20/2021 727814 Erik Adair


11/5/2020 721425 Footlocker

4/29/2021 727007 Francisco Romero

11/5/2020 721427 Gamestop

7/2/2020 716989 Gary Irwin

3/18/2021 725708 Gloria Gonzalez

2/18/2021 724756 Gollom, Lindsey

7/23/2020 717990 Guaranteed Rate

9/10/2020 719583 Hannah Robinson


9/3/2020 719379 Jessica Greco

6/25/2020 716740 Jessica Pedroza

4/22/2021 726783 Joan

7/23/2020 717808 Jorge Vega

4/15/2021 726556 Justine B Dehoog

5/27/2021 728127 Kira Esparza

5/6/2021 727295 Lisa Arroyo



3/18/2021 725718 Maria Schroeder

3/11/2021 725364 Mark

8/27/2020 719259 Mcloughlin & Eardley Group

8/27/2020 719157 Megan Lindstrom

5/6/2021 727274 Morgan Abraham 39.00 General Fund

5/27/2021 728100 Neyva Medina

11/19/2020 721970 OTIE

General Fund

Downtown Parking Fund

7/23/2020 717986 Packaging Store 158.91 General Fund

3/18/2021 725698 Premier Painting Co 25.20 General Fund

12/17/2020 722872 Pura Luna Collective LLC 44.00 General Fund

11/19/2020 721974 RAYMOND JAMES 155.00 Downtown Parking Fund

5/6/2021 727290 REBECCA CLARK 50.00 General Fund 12/17/2020 722873 Renegade Wines 40.40 General Fund

10/8/2020 720473 REVEAR, EVA 160.00 Downtown Parking Fund 1/28/2021 724093 Richard Yee 50.00 General Fund

5/13/2021 727591 Richard Yee 50.00 General Fund

5/27/2021 728132 Rick Hubbard 71.80 Waterfront Operating Fund

7/23/2020 717810 Rood Countney Lynn 168.00 General Fund

2/25/2021 725015 RSM CONCRETE POLISHING INC 30.00 General Fund

5/27/2021 728064 Sabrina Adam 60.00 General Fund

7/30/2020 718112 Santa Barbara City College 325.00 General Fund

8/6/2020 718412 Sara Farrar 155.00 General Fund

4/8/2021 726360 SCE Service Center 464.00 General Fund

2/18/2021 724786 Side Project Inc 15.55 General Fund 11/30/2020 722288 Smith Mechanical Electrica Plumbing l 1940.00 Facilities Capital Fund

11/5/2020 721473 Solstice Marketing Corp 160.00 Downtown Parking Fund 11/19/2020 721982 SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL 2080.00 Downtown Parking Fund

3/25/2021 725944 Southern California Edison 464.00 General Fund

9/24/2020 720062 Southern California Gas Co 90.27 Downtown Parking Fund 11/5/2020 721474 Sprint Spectrum Realty Co, LP 1350.00 Downtown Parking Fund

9/17/2020 719806 Tapestry Inc #3812 628.00 General Fund

10/8/2020 720492 The May Firm Inc 35.74 General Fund

4/29/2021 727024 The May Firm, Inc. Injury Lawyers 78.06 General Fund

6/18/2020 716475 Trademark Concrete Systems 30.00 General Fund

5/27/2021 728111 Trish Allen 20.00 General Fund

7/30/2020 718283 Velo Pro Cyclery 654.94 Streets Fund

9/3/2020 719350 VERONICA, PERSIS 160.00 Downtown Parking Fund

5/27/2021 728125 VINCENT CLARK 55.10 General Fund

9/3/2020 719351 VITA, ISAIAH 160.00 Downtown Parking Fund

11/19/2020 721989 WETZEL PRETZEL 85.00 Downtown Parking Fund

10/1/2020 720234 William Allen 156.24 Waterfront Operating Fund

9/3/2020 719354 YOUYAO LU, TIM 160.00 Downtown Parking Fund 11/5/2020 721485 Zumiez 135.00 Downtown Parking Fund

12/31/2020 669412 COPPA, GENE 20.46 General Fund

8/14/2020 667961 FRANSON, MILES P 369.53 General Fund

6/5/2020 667123 FULMER, FREDERICK A 119.27 General Fund

9/11/2020 668285 GAY, JACK T 41.70 General Fund

7/31/2020 667679 HERNANDEZ, ADALY 98.55 Thomas Fire/Debris Dec17-Jan18

9/25/2020 668353 HERNANDEZ, ADALY 46.42 Thomas Fire/Debris Dec17-Jan18

6/5/2020 667186 MAC NEVIN, DONALD A 180.84 General Fund

8/14/2020 667969 MAC NEVIN, DONALD A 180.84 General Fund

9/11/2020 668305 MAC NEVIN, DONALD A 180.84 General Fund

12/4/2020 669227 MAC NEVIN, DONALD A 180.84 General Fund

3/12/2021 670150 MAC NEVIN, DONALD A 180.84 General Fund

4/9/2021 670449 MAC NEVIN, DONALD A 180.84 General Fund

5/7/2021 670771 MAC NEVIN, DONALD A 180.84 General Fund

6/5/2020 667182 MEZZANOTTE, NICOLAS J 111.19 General Fund

8/14/2020 667845 PALKA, JON C 144.05 General Fund

11/6/2020 668920 ROBINSON, CAITLYN R 48.65 General Fund

6/5/2020 667117 ROBLES, STEVEN A 228.68 General Fund

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each total $520 • Submitted by Sonia Torres Berumen - CITY OF SANTA BARBARA, Finance
= $260
Waterfront Operating Fund
General Fund
General Fund
Auto Zone 42.95 Water Operating Fund
160.00 Downtown Parking Fund
24.00 General Fund
10/1/2020 720237 Bill’s Bus
30.00 General Fund
720711 Cari J. Menchaca 24.50 General Fund
719972 Carrie Bluth 125.00 General Fund
41.60 General Fund
7/16/2020 717740 Champagne Nail Bar Inc
Channel Islands Outfitters 1684.70 General Fund
719363 Christina Shea 63.00 General Fund
724778 Cleverific Inc 63.95 General Fund
Cleverific Inc 288.00 General Fund
2/18/2021 724779
Yjader 74.67 General Fund
8/27/2020 719153 Croft
Daryl J Abrams 300.00 Streets Fund
43.00 General Fund
4/15/2021 726551 Del Real Builders Inc
247.50 Waterfront Operating Fund
32.00 General Fund
39.00 General
30.00 General Fund
721210 FCP Inc
189.00 General Fund
8/13/2020 718731 Fedex Office
155.00 Downtown Parking Fund
108.00 Downtown Parking Fund
11/5/2020 721422 FedEx Office and Print Services #0374
50.00 General Fund
75.00 Downtown Parking Fund
General Fund
General Fund
20.00 Downtown Parking Fund
General Fund
16.90 General Fund
ENERGY 700.00 Downtown Parking Fund
721488 Heidi Knightstep
11/19/2020 721959 ICE
100.00 General
25.00 General Fund
Calder 41.00 Water Operating Fund
Misemer 32.00 General Fund
12/29/2020 723196 John
53.00 General Fund
75.00 General Fund
25.00 General Fund
100.00 General Fund
12/17/2020 722882 Lacey Fritz
General Fund
1000.00 General Fund
725717 Lisa Gonzalez
85.00 Downtown Parking Fund
50.00 City Affordable Housing
80.00 Water Operating Fund
Number Payee ($) Fund
Check Check
Fleet Maintenance Fund
General Fund


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Vote-By-Mail General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Santa Barbara on Tuesday, November 5, 2024, for the following Officers and Measure:



For Member of the City Council 3 4 Years (Districts 1, 2, and 3)


Shall the measure maintaining 9-1-1 emergency/fire/paramedic/ police response, keeping neighborhood fire stations open; improving housing affordability; addressing homelessness; keeping public areas/ parks safe, clean; maintaining library services; stormwater protection; improving natural disaster preparedness; retaining local businesses/ jobs, and for general government use; by establishing a ½¢ sales tax providing approximately $15,600,000 annually until ended by voters; requiring audits, public spending disclosure, all funds used locally, be adopted?

The nomination period for these offices begins on July 15, 2024, and closes on August 9, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

If no one or only one person is nominated for an elective office, appointment to the elective office may be made as prescribed by Section 10229, Elections Code of the State of California.

Nomination papers for candidates may be obtained from the Santa Barbara City Clerk’s Office at 735 Anacapa Street (southwest corner of De La Guerra and Anacapa).

Dated this 12th day of June, 2024.


Insertion Date: Print: 6.21.24 Naomi Kovacs, City Admin Digital included 6.19.24 6.23”x3 col; $77.75 • 6.21.24 Notice of Election.Spanish


POR LA PRESENTE SE DA AVISO de que se habrá de llevar a cabo una Elección Municipal General en la Ciudad de Santa Bárbara el martes, 5 de noviembre, de 2024, para los siguientes Funcionarios y Medida : # SER ELEGIDOS PERIODO COMPLETO Para miembro del consejo 3 4 años (Distritos 1, 2, y 3)

Medida de Servicios Locales Esenciales de Santa Bárbara

¿Debería adoptarse la medida que mantiene la respuesta de emergencia de 9-1-1/bomberos/paramédicos/policía, mantiene abiertas las estaciones de bomberos del vecindario; mejora la asequibilidad de la vivienda; aborda la falta de vivienda; mantiene seguras y limpias las áreas públicas/parques; mantiene los servicios de bibliotecas, la protección de aguas pluviales; mejora la preparación para desastres naturales; retiene negocios/empleos locales y para el uso general del gobierno; mediante el establecimiento de un impuesto sobre las ventas de ½ ¢ que proporciona aproximadamente $15,600,000 anuales hasta que los votantes lo terminen; requiere auditorías, divulgación de gastos públicos, todos los fondos utilizados localmente? SÍ NO

El periodo de nominación para estas oficinas comienza el 15 de julio, 2024, y cierra el 9 de agosto, 2024, a las 5:00 p.m.

Si no se nomina a nadie o solamente a una persona para un cargo electivo, se puede realizar el nombramiento al cargo elegido según lo prescrito por la §10229 del Código Electoral del Estado de California.

Papeles de nominación para los candidatos podrán ser obtenidos en la Oficina del Secretario Municipal en 735 Anacapa Street (esquina sureste de De La Guerra y Anacapa).

Fechada este día 12 de junio, 2024

de la Secretaria Municipal

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER : 24CV02567 Petitioner: Flavia Regina Ferreira DeLucia filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Flavia Regina Ferreira DeLucia to proposed name Flavia Regina Ferreira. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: 07/17/2024; Time: 10:00 am; Dept.: 3; ROOM: [ ] other (specify): at the: SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (To appear remotely, check in advance of the hearing for information about how to do so on the courts website. To find your courts website, go to www.courts.ca.gov/find-my-court.htm.) 3 a. [X] A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks before the date set for hearing on the petition in a newspaper of general circulation: [x] (for resident of this county) printed in this county: VOICE MAGAZINE. Date: 05/21/2024 /s/: Thomas P. Anderle, Judge of the Superior Court. Legal #24CV02567 Pub Dates: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2024


Petitioner: Benny Arboladura Beveridge filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: Benny Arboladura Beveridge to proposed name Benny Arboladura Maturan. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: Date: 07/22/2024; Time: 10:00 am; Dept.: 5; ROOM: [ ] other (specify): at the: SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (To appear remotely, check in advance of the hearing for information about how to do so on the courts website. To find your courts website, go to www.courts.ca.gov/find-my-court.htm.) 3 a. [X] A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks before the date set for hearing on the petition in a newspaper of general circulation: [x] (for resident of this county) printed in this county: VOICE MAGAZINE. Date: 05/21/2024 /s/: Colleen K. Sterne, Judge of the Superior Court. Legal #24CV02527 Pub Dates: June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2024

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New Neurodivergent Team Gets Cooking at Mo’s To-Go

BUSINESS IS SERVING UP SANDWICHES WITH A SMILE. Mo’s To-Go has opened in Santa Barbara, offering sandwich and breakfast platters in the style of New York Jewish delis. In addition to serving up menu items made from scratch, Mo’s ToGo provides its neurodivergent staff with a set of professional culinary and customer service skills. Developed by the non-profit Momentum WORK, Inc., the small business believes success relies on embracing a diversity of skills and experience. Kitchen Coordinator Emily Edah shared her enthusiasm to help the team grow their skillset and get cooking.

industry, where the Momentum team continues to offer support.

“They talk to us about what they’re interested in and we contact employers and different restaurants. We offer work coaching to those that want it. We’re with them every step of the way,” Edah said on helping her staff develop these relationships. “When they go out and use what they’ve learned, it’s a great way for them to give back. You really get to see them become a part of the community.”

my own business, so it really was perfect timing.”

“We have eight participants, who all spend about six months to a year building culinary skills, ” Edah explained. “For example, we help them with things like their ServSafe certification.”

After developing their skills, participants then go out into the restaurant

With a background in French and American cuisine, Edah brings over 13 years of culinary experience with her, from working in restaurants and highend bakeries in Los Angeles and Denmark, to even starting her own sourdough business. After more than a decade in the industry, Edah admits she’s excited to use her connections to help others achieve their kitchen goals.

“I was ready to pursue different dreams, when Momentum reached out and shared what they wanted me to develop,” she shared. “I had just come from building

Santa Barbara Zoo Mourns Masai Giraffe

OUR LOCAL ANIMAL COMMUNITY RECEIVED SOME SAD NEWS. Audrey, the elderly female Masai giraffe that lived almost her entire life in Santa Barbara, died overnight on Sunday, June 9th, the Santa Barbara Zoo shared in a recent release. Though she had appeared to be in good health, she began presenting vague symptoms of not being quite right and her keepers were monitoring her closely. While her death was unexpected, at the age of 16, Audrey was considered a geriatric giraffe. Though details regarding the cause of death are unknown, more information will be available in the coming weeks.

Audrey arrived at the Santa Barbara Zoo

in 2010, when she was brought in as part of the zoo’s giraffe breeding program. During her time as the matriarch of the giraffe herd, Audrey had a total of seven calves, four of which moved on to start families of their own at other zoos.

“Audrey was not just a magnificent presence at the Santa Barbara Zoo; she was a nurturing and devoted mother to  her calves, a mentor to the younger members of the herd, and an excellent ambassador for her counterparts in the wild who are endangered,” shared Dr. Julie Barnes, Vice President of Animal Care and Health at the Santa Barbara Zoo. “Audrey’s contribution to the Masai giraffe population has been invaluable, helping to ensure the genetic health and

The program is committed to providing inclusion, access, and opportunity for all, hoping to empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to reach their goals on their own terms.

Even Edah said that she found herself impacted by the initiative her team has shown.

“Coming into it has definitely given me a different perspective,” Edah said. “I had never heard of something like this, where a restaurant focused on working with adults with disabilities. Being a part of this program, working with our participants, and helping them get into the industry has been very fulfilling.”

“While working at Mo’s, I hope to further refine my skills as a chef, and at the same time, gain a more indepth understanding of how to help neurodivergent individuals succeed in the workplace,” shared Mo’s team member, Eric Johnson. “I feel a profound sense of belonging here that I have yet to feel at any other job.” To place an order visit mos-to-go.square.site 423 W. Victoria Street

sustainability of this endangered species. We will miss Audrey deeply, and we are grateful for the joy and wonder she brought to all who had the privilege of knowing her.”

Following Audrey’s passing, the Santa Barbara Zoo’s Masai giraffe herd now includes four remaining members: Adia, Theo, Raymie, and Malia. www.sbzoo.org

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Chinaberry TreeMelia azedarach



the Chinaberry Tree is one of the most graceful of trees. Graceful – and eye-catching: in late spring and early summer, its lavender-colored flower clusters appear in a dazzling display. In autumn, the lush foliage turns a bright yellow, providing stunning fall color.

This small- to medium-sized tree carries a rounded crown and, at maturity, normally reaches a height and spread of 25to 35-feet in our climate.

The leaves are uniquely double- and sometimes triplecompound (split into leaflets) and can reach lengths up to 30 inches. The long leaves are quite pendulous, giving the tree its relaxed, weeping appearance.

and pistils (female flower parts). The flowers are pollinated by bees or hummingbirds and can also self-pollinate.

Once the flowers are pollinated, fruit develops as small (½-inch diameter) round to oval drupes, which each contain a single 5-grooved hard seed covered with a thin flesh. The young fruit is green, turning yellow and orange when ripe, before drying to a light beige. The fruit can persist on the tree until the next growing season. Fair warning: the fruit is toxic to most animals, including humans, but the flesh is so bitter that it is essentially inedible. However, birds can eat the ripe fruit - and will gobble them up with no other ill effect than intoxication.

The leaflets, elliptical in shape with an elongated tip or apex, can be 1- to 2-inches long and ½- to ¾-inch wide. They bear shallow serrations on the margins, are a glossy green on the top side and, when turned over, reveal a lighter dull green on the bottom side.

In the fall, the leaves begin to turn bright yellow throughout the crown, randomly at first; from a distance, the tree appears to be in bloom again! Eventually, all the leaves will turn this brilliant yellow. In our winter climate, Chinaberry Tree is briefly deciduous, dropping all its leaves and standing bare, except for its berries, for a few months.

On young trees, the bark is smooth, maroon-brown in color, with raised light-brown lenticels. With age, the bark becomes light-gray, with shallow vertical interlacing furrows that reveal an orangebrown inner bark.

Chinaberry Tree is endemic to wide areas of Southeast Asia, from China to India, Indonesia, and northern Australia. In the tropical forests where it is native, it can grow to the amazing height of 150 feet, where it is commonly harvested for its high-quality timber, which can be used in place of other tropical hardwood species that have been over-harvested and hence restricted, such as mahogany and teak.

Traditionally, the leaves and bark have been used for their medicinal and insecticidal properties. The grooved seeds are used for beads in jewelry.

the crafting of rosaries. It was subsequently planted as one of the first ornamental trees in the Central Valley.

The Chinaberry Tree has many other common names including “Pride of India,” “Indian Lilac,” “Persian Lilac,” “Cape Lilac,” “Texas Umbrella Tree,” and “Bead Tree.”

It is in the Mahogany plant family (Miliaceae). Its botanical name is Melia azedarach. The genus name, Melia, is the Greek word for the Ash Tree (Fraxinus ornus), which has very similar leaves. The specific epithet, azedarach, is from the French word, “azedarach”, which was derived from the Persian words “azad” and “dirakht,” meaning “noble tree.”

cuttings. Freshly collected seeds should be planted shallowly in a moist potting mix and will take up to three months to germinate. For cutting propagation, after leaf drop, take 6-inch cuttings from the ends of branches; cuttings should root in one to two months.

Chinaberry Tree is a versatile and attractive ornamental tree. It makes a lovely tree for small gardens, as an accent planting or a specimen tree. It really should be more frequently planted in our community.

Beginning in April and continuing through June, light lavender-colored flowers emerge on panicles (5- to 10-inches-long) that develop within the foliage near the ends of the branches; on some trees, the flowers can completely cover the crown. Delightfully, these have the distinctively sweet fragrance of lilacs. The tiny flowers (¾ inch wide) have five thin petals, which radiate around a protruding maroon-colored tube that contains fused stamens surrounding the pistil. Each flower is “perfect”, meaning that each has both stamens (male flower parts)

Beginning in the 1600s, Chinaberry Tree was introduced to mild-climate areas around the world. It is now regularly used for reforestation projects in Asia, Africa, Central America, and South America.

In 1830, it was introduced as an ornamental tree in the southern states of Georgia and South Carolina; it has since been planted throughout the entire southern U.S. In California, it may have been introduced during the Mission Era by the padres, who used the seeds as beads in

Chinaberry Tree does fairly well in our Mediterranean climate. That said, young trees will need regular water. Once established, it is relatively drought hardy; however, it cannot survive extended dry periods without irrigation. It is adaptable to many soil types, from acidic to alkaline. It is essentially free from plant diseases and insect pests. It can tolerate temperatures between 20 degrees to 105 degrees Farenheit. It should be planted in full sun or partial shade and receive at least six hours of sun per day.

Chinaberry Trees, as street trees, can be seen in several places about Santa Barbara. Several trees are at the northeast corner of Alisos Street and Carpinteria Street; and, a mature specimen stands at 1328 Castillo Street.

Tree-of-the-Month articles are sponsored by Santa Barbara Beautiful, whose many missions include the increase of public awareness and appreciation of Santa Barbara’s many outstanding trees and, in a long-time partnership with the City Parks & Recreation Department, the funding and planting of trees along the City’s streets.

It is easy to propagate from seeds and

Those who wish to honor a special someone can do so with an attractive commemorative marker that will be installed at the base of an existing street tree in the City of Santa Barbara. Because Santa Barbara Beautiful has participated in the planting to date of over 13,000 street trees, there are plenty of trees from which to choose! Application forms are available on the Santa Barbara Beautiful website, www.sbbeautiful.org

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Chinaberry Tree Photos by David Gress Fall foliage Chinaberry Tree Bark Chinaberry Tree Fruit Chinaberry Tree Flowers

SB Studio Artists Reveal Nonprofit Recipient for 2024 Open Studios Tour



during the 23rd annual Santa Barbara Studio Artists Open Studios Tour, on Labor Day weekend, Saturday, August 31st to Monday, September 2nd.

An annual Labor Day Weekend event, the SBSA’s Open Studios Tour is a LAbord Day highlight in the regional art world. Gallery owners, private collectors, and other art lovers take tile out for all or part of their long weekend for the self-guided tour through the foothills, along the coastline, and into SB’s downtown, Goleta, and Funk Zone art scenes to find the open studios of participating artists.

Each year, the SBSA donates a portion of tour ticket sales to a local nonprofit. This year’s beneficiary is the Grace Fisher Foundation, whose mission is to connect people living with disabilities to music, art, dance, and other forms of artistic expression. Tickets and tour maps will be available at the opening reception from 5-8pm on Friday, the 30th, and throughout the weekend at the Community Arts Workshop. Tickets are $25 (children under 12 free) and will also be available online at www.santabarbarastudioartists.com

Kristin King Joins the Law Firm of Price, Postel & Parma LLP

Price, Postel & Parma LLP has welcomed Kristin King to the firm’s litigation practice group. King will provide counsel and representation in the wide range of civil and business litigation matters handled by the firm.

Before joining Price Postel & Parma, Ms. King served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Brian Hill at the Santa Barbara Superior Court. As a judicial law clerk, Ms. King honed her skills in legal research and writing which assisted Judge Hill in making decisions regarding various issues.

Ms. King is a new admittee to the State Bar of California. She received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2012 and her J.D. from the Santa Barbara Colleges of Law in 2024. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach and attending baseball games with her husband and children.

Splash on view at SB Tennis Club

DIVE IN TO THE ART EXHIBITION HOSTED THIS MONTH AT THE SANTA BARBARA TENNIS CLUB. The club’s annual juried competition, titled Aquatic, prompted artists to explore concepts related to water. The artists in this year’s annual call have transformed this theme into inspirational, thought provoking artworks. Through Aquatic, the artists foster a deeper appreciation for water and inspire meaningful conversations about our collective responsibility to protect it for future generations.

As part of their 2nd Fridays Art Program, an artist’s reception and awards will be held at the tennis club Friday, June 21th from 4:30 to 6pm. Acting as Juror of Awards is accomplished Santa Barbara artist and oil painter Paige Patterson Wilson. Wilson received a BA in painting and printmaking from San Francisco State University and attended UCSB receiving an MFA in painting. Wilson also teaches privately at her Santa Barbara studio and through SBCC’s School of Extended Learning.

The exhibition is open daily through July 3rd, from 10am to 6pm.

For more info, visit www.santabarbaratennisclub.com/art

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10 WEST GALLERY: Lost In Thought ~ June 23 • 10 W Anapamu • 11-5 We-Mo • 805770-7711 • www.10westgallery.com

ARCHITECTURAL FDN GALLERY: Timely by Joan Rosenberg-Dent & Caroline Kapp ~ Aug 24 • 229 E Victoria • 805-965-6307 • 1–4 Sa & By Appt • www.afsb.org

ART, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE MUSEUM, UCSB: 12-5 We-Su • www.museum.ucsb.edu

ART FROM SCRAP GALLERY: Environmental Educ. & Artistic Expression • www.exploreecology.org

THE ARTS FUND: La Cumbre Plaza, 120 S Hope Ave • 11-5 We-Su; www.artsfundsb.org • 805-233-3395

ATKINSON GALLERY, SBCC: • 805965-0581x3484 • gallery.sbcc.edu

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

THE CARRIAGE AND WESTERN ART MUSEUM: SB History Makers Exhibit featuring Silsby Spalding, WW Hollister, Dixie; Saddle & Carriage Collections • Free • 129 Castillo St • 805-962-2353 • 9-3 Mo-Fr • www.carriagemuseum.org

CALIFORNIA NATURE ART MUSEUM (formerly Wildling Museum): CA’s Changing Landscape: The Way of Water | George Rose ~ Jul 8; Message in a Bottle | Elizabeth Criss ~ Jul 24; The Birds and the Bees and More: Pollinators ~ Sep 2 • 1511 B Mission Dr, Solvang • 11-4 Mo, Th, Fr; 11-5 Sa & Su • www.calnatureartmuseum.org


BÁRBARA: Nihonmachi Revisited; Memorias y Facturas • 123 E Canon Perdido St • 11-4 Th-Su • www.sbthp.org

ELVERHØJ MUSEUM: Under the Same Sun: From Low Riders to Farm Workers ~ Jul • 1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang • 805686-1211 • 11-5 Th-Mo • www.elverhoj.org

FAULKNER GALLERY: 40 E Anapamu St • 10-7 Mo-Th; 10-5 Fri, Sa; 12-5 Sun • 805-962-7653

FAZZINO 3-D STUDIO GALLERY: 3-D original fine art • 529 State St • 805-730-9109 • www.Fazzino.com

GALLERY 113: Jerry Martin, Featured Artist in June, SB Art Assn • 1114 State St, #8, La Arcada Ct • 805-965-6611 • 11-5 Mo-Sa; 1-5 Su • www.gallery113sb.com

GALLERY LOS OLIVOS: Far From Home: Martha Inman Lorch ~ June 30 • 2920 Grand Av • 805688-7517 • www.gallerylosolivos.com

LEGACY ARTS SANTA BARBARA: A Multi-Cultural Gallery & Listening Room • SB Visual Artists ~ Jun 30 • 1230 State St • 3-8 We-Su • LegacyArtSB.com

LOMPOC LIBRARY GROSSMAN GALLERY: 501 E North Av, Lompoc • 805-588-3459

PATRICIA CLARKE STUDIO: 410 Palm Av, Carpinteria • By Appt • 805-452-7739 • www. patriciaclarkestudio.com

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

CASA DEL HERRERO: Gardens & House • by reservation • 1387 East Valley Rd • tours 10 & 2 We & Sa • 805-565-5653 • www.casadelherrero.com

CASA DOLORES: Between Naguales And Corrales ~ Aug 30; Bandera Ware / traditional outfits ~ ongoing • 1023 Bath St • 12-4 Tu-Sa • 805-963-1032 • www.casadolores.org

CHANNING PEAKE GALLERY: New Muralism: Inclusive Visions of Self and Place ~ Nov • 105 East Anapamu St, 1st fl • 805-568-3994

COLETTE COSENTINO ATELIER + GALLERY: 11 W Anapamu St • By Appt • www.colettecosentino.com

CORRIDAN GALLERY: California Sojourns by Karen Fedderson • 125 N Milpas • 11-6 We-Sa • 805966-7939 • www.corridan-gallery.com

CPC GALLERY: Francis Scorzelli: Color Interaction ~ Jul • By appt • 36 E Victoria St • Gallery@CPCSB.org

CYPRESS GALLERY: Kristine Kelly: The Magic of My World ~ Jun 22; Claudette Carlton: Watercolor Creations ~ Jun 27-Jul 28 • 119 E Cypress Av, Lompoc • 1-4 Sa & Su • 805-737-1129 • www.lompocart.org

ELIZABETH GORDON GALLERY: Emerging artists from around the country • 15 W Gutierrez • 805-963-1157 • 11–5 Tu-Sa • www.elizabethgordongallery.com

GANNA WALSKA LOTUSLAND: Gardens • by reservation • 695 Ashley Rd • 805-969-9990 • www.lotusland.org

GOLETA VALLEY LIBRARY: GVAA Artists Exhibit • 500 N Fairview Av • 10-7 Tu-Th; 10-5:30 Fr & Sa; 1-5 Su • TheGoletaValleyArtAssociation.org

GRACE FISHER FDN INCLUSIVE ARTS CLUBHOUSE: Paintings by Grace Fisher • 121 S Hope, La Cumbre Plaza • We-Su 11-5pm • www.gracefisherfoundation.org

HELENA MASON ART GALLERY: Contemporary Art • 48 Helena Av • 2-6 Fr-Sa • www.helenamasonartgallery.com

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

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY & MUSEUM: The flight of Apollo 13 documents & more~ Ongoing • 21-23 W Anapamu • 10-4 Tu-Su • 805-962-5322 • https://karpeles.com

KATHRYNE DESIGNS: Local Artists • 1225 Coast Village Rd, A • 10-5 Mo-Sa; 11-5 Su • 805-565-4700 • http://kathrynedesigns.com

KELLY CLAUSE ART: Watercolors of Sea & Land • 28 Anacapa St, #B • Most weekdays 12-5 • www.kellyclause.com

LA CUMBRE CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS: Three MultiArtist Galleries at La Cumbre Plaza - Elevate, Fine Line, and Illuminations Galleries • noon-5 Tu-Su • www.lcccasb.com


ARTS CENTER: Generations of Love ~ Jul 7 • 12-4 Th-Su • 865 Linden Av • 805-684-7789 • www.carpinteriaartscenter.org

MAKER HOUSE: Summer Member Exhibition ~ June 28th • 1351 Holiday Hill Rd • 805-565-CLAY • 10-4 Daily • www.claystudiosb.org

MARCIA BURTT GALLERY: Coastal ~ Aug 11 • Contemporary landscape paintings, prints & books • 517 Laguna St • 1-5 ThSu • 805-962-5588 • www.artlacuna.com

MAUNE CONTEMPORARY: Contemporary artists including Alex Katz, Donald Sultan, Mr. Brainwash, Taher Jaoui, Ted Collier • 1309 State St • 11-5 TuSu & By Appt • 805-869-2524 • www.maune.com

MOXI, THE WOLF MUSEUM: Measurement Rules ~ Sep 22; Exploration + Innovation • 10-5 Daily • 125 State St • 805-7705000 • www.moxi.org

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SANTA BARBARA: The New Salon: Arte Del Pueblo ~ Jun 29 - Jul 20 • 653 Paseo Nuevo • www.mcasantabarbara.org

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

PALM LOFT GALLERY: Fine Bunch of Cool Cats ~ Jul 21 • 410 Palm Av, Loft A1, Carpinteria • By Appt • 805-684-9700 • www.palmloft.com

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

PETER HORJUS DESIGN: Studio & Gallery • 11 W Figueroa St • www.peterhorjus.com

PORTICO GALLERY: Jordan Pope & Gallery Artists • Open Daily • 1235 Coast Village Rd • 805-7298454 • www.porticofinearts.com

PUBLIC MARKET: Quarterly exhibit by local artists • 11-9 SuWe; 11-10 Th-Sa • www.sbpublicmarket.com

RED BARN GALLERY (AT UCSB): By appt • king@theaterdance.ucsb • near bus circle middle of campus SANTA BARBARA ART WORKS: Artists with disabilities programs, virtual exhibits • 805-260-6705 • www.sbartworks.org

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• GALLERIES • STUDIOS • • MUSEUMS • PUBLIC PLACES • 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 Kerry Methner www.TheTouchofStone.com 805-570-2011 • VOICE Gallery JO MERIT Modernist Artist www.jomerit.com JoMeritModern@gmail.com VOICE Gallery RUTH ELLEN HOAG www.ruthellenhoag.com @ruthellenhoag 805-689-0858 ~inquire for studio classes~ www.peterandrews61.com John Behring La Cumbre Center for Creative Arts The Fine Line Gallery • La Cumbre PLaza

Art Venues

SANTA BARBARA FINE ART: New Paintings by Richard Schloss; SB landscapes & sculptor Bud Bottoms • 1321 State St • 12-6 Tu-Sa & By Appt • 805-845-4270 • www.santabarbarafineart.com

SANTA BARBARA BOTANIC GARDEN: Arriving Home by Justina Freel ~ Jul 14 • 1212 Mission Canyon Rd • 10-5 daily • 805-682-4726 • www.sbbg.org


ARTS WORKSHOP: The Summer Solstice workshop • 631 Garden St • 10-6 Fr & By Appt • www.sbcaw.org

SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL MUSEUM: Here Comes the Sun: 50 years of Solstice ~ June • 136 E De la Guerra • 12-5 We, Fri-Su; 12-7 Th • 805-966-1601 • www.sbhistorical.org

SANTA BARBARA MARITIME MUSEUM: Coastal Moments ~ Aug 18; The Chumash, Whaling, Commercial Diving, Surfing, Shipwrecks, First Order Fresnel Lens, and Santa Barbara Lighthouse Women Keepers ~ Ongoing • 113 Harbor Way, Ste 190 • 10-5 Th-Su • 805-962-8404 • www.SBMM.org

SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART: Made by Hand / Born Digital ~ Aug 25; Stillness ~ June 30; Robert Rauschenberg Autobiography:Works from the Collection ~ Ongoing • 1130 State

St • 11-5 Tu-Su; 11-8 Th • 805963-4364 • www.sbma.net

SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: Splendid Plumage ~ Sept 8; Images of Infinity ~ Sept 8 • 2559 Puesta del Sol • 10-5 We-Mo • www.sbnature.org

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

SANTA BARBARA TENNIS CLUB: Aquatic ~ Jul 3 • 2375 Foothill Rd • 10-6 Daily • 805-682-4722 • www.2ndfridaysart.com

SLICE OF LIGHT GALLERY: Earth & Space Fine Art Photography by JK Lovelace • 9 W Figueroa St • Mo-Fr 10-5 • 805-354-5552 • www.sliceoflight.com

STEWART FINE ART: Early California Plein Air Paintings + European Fine Art + Antiques • 539 San Ysidro Rd • 11-5:30 MoSa • 805-845-0255

SULLIVAN GOSS: Patricia Chidlaw: Nighthawks ~ July 22; 2024 Wonderland ~ Jun 24 • 11 E Anapamu St • 10-5:30 daily • 805730-1460 • www.sullivangoss.com

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

SYV HISTORICAL MUSEUM & CARRIAGE HOUSE: Art of The Western Saddle • 3596 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez • 12-4 Sa, Su • 805-688-7889 • www.santaynezmuseum.org

TAMSEN GALLERY: Work by Robert W. Firestone • 911.5 State St • 12-5 We-Su • 805-705-2208 • www.tamsengallery.com


Unbound: 50 Years of Hope, Resistance, and Rebellion ~ Jun 28 • www.library.ucsb.edu

VOICE GALLERY: Blooming ~ June 29 • La Cumbre Plaza H-124 • 10-5:30 M-F; 1-5 Sa-Su • 805-965-

Art Events

SUMMER CAMP - SCULPTURE • For ages 5-6 • SB Museum of Art, Ridley-Tree Education Center McCormick House • $300-350 • www.sbma.net • 9am-3pm Mo-Fr, 6/24-6/28.

SUMMER CAMP - SCULPTURE • For ages 7-9 • SB Museum of Art, Ridley-Tree Education Center McCormick House • $300-350 • www.sbma.net • 9am-3pm Mo-Fr, 6/24-6/28.

6448 • www.voicesb.art

WATERHOUSE GALLERY MONTECITO: Notable CA & National Artists • 1187 Coast Village Rd • 11-5 Mo-Su • 805-9628885 • www.waterhousegallery.com

WATERHOUSE GALLERY SB: Notable CA & National Artists • La Arcada Ct, 1114 State St, #9 • 11-5 Mo-Sa • 805-962-8885 • www.waterhousegallery.com

SUMMER CAMP - TEXTILES + PRINTS • For ages 8-11 • SB Museum of Art, Ridley-Tree Education Center McCormick House • $300-350 • www.sbma.net • 9am-3pm Mo-Fr, 6/24-6/28. WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP • With artist Cathy Quiel • Carpinteria Arts Center • $120 • www. carpinteriaartscenter.org • 9:303:30pm Th, 6/27.

THE ARTISTS TALK “TIMELY” • Sculptor Joan Rosenberg-Dent and photographer Caroline Kapp discuss their show • Architectural Foundation of SB Gallery, 229 E. Victoria St. • Free • 2-3pm Sa, 6/29.


MUSEUM OF ART: Temporarily closed for installation • 805-5656162 • Mo-Fr 10-4; Sat 11-5 • www.westmont.edu/museum

ARTISTS: SEE YOUR WORK HERE! Join VOICE Magazine’s Print & Virtual Gallery! To find out more, email Publisher@VoiceSB.com

LAST SATURDAY OPENING RECEPTION • Opening celebrating new show “P-Town in SB” • Sullivan Goss • Free • 4-6pm Sa, 6/29.

THE NEW SALON: ARTE DEL PUEBLO • Community-created and curated art reception • Museum of Contemporary Art SB • Free • 4-6pm Sa, 6/29.

SB ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW • Local artists & artisans • Free • 236 E Cabrillo Blvd • 10-5 Su.

CARPINTERIA CREATIVE ARTS • Shop locally made pottery, beach art, cards, jewelry, and sewn articles • 8th St & Linden Av • Free • 2:30-6 Th.

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How Abortion’s Legal Landscape Post-Roe is Causing Fear and Confusion

We spoke with seven reproductive rights organizations — here’s what we found.


UPENDED ROE V. WADE, the landmark precedent protecting abortion access, a network of conservative Christians was slowly and methodically stacking the courts through political means. “[W]hat Trump and his Republican allies had done was to change the country by leveraging political force to conquer the courts,” Elizabeth Dias and Lisa Lerer wrote in their recent recounting of the network’s maneuvering for The New York Times Magazine.

“Their policy arms churned out legal arguments and medical studies. Their lawyers argued their cases, and their judges ruled on them,” Dias and Lerer explained.

This strategy helps to decode the ever-changing postRoe legal landscape. With Roe out of the way, and with many courts stacked in their favor, conservative state legislatures have continued to pass increasingly restrictive and punitive abortion laws. At least 14 states have banned abortion with limited exceptions since the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision ended Roe in 2022. Another seven states have banned the procedure before 18 weeks, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that advocates for reproductive rights, including abortion.

Nearly two years after Dobbs, the legality of abortion in the United States is still being debated in court. A total of 40 cases have challenged abortion bans in 23 states as of January, according to the think tank Brennan Center for Justice.

The Marshall Project has been tracking the ripple effects of these laws and lawsuits, particularly in Southern states in which most pregnancy-related prosecutions are concentrated. We wanted to understand how reproductive rights lawyers, advocacy groups, abortion providers and their patients are responding to this new legal reality and what new risks they face. Over the course of several weeks, we heard from seven organizations in Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

The end of Roe ushered in a climate of fear and confusion, many of the organizations told us. New laws and novel prosecutorial tactics have raised critical questions about free speech, interstate travel, telemedicine and more. All while the reproductive rights legal community has scrambled to keep up.

Here are other important takeaways:

Abortion laws are a free-speech issue

A set of lawsuits in Alabama, where abortion is banned, illustrates the new dynamics. State Attorney General Steve Marshall threatened to prosecute anyone helping residents get an out-of-state abortion. The threat extends to organizations, such as Yellowhammer Fund, that provide information about where to go and what to consider when seeking an abortion in a state where the procedure is legal.

Yellowhammer Fund and another organization filed suit, questioning the constitutionality of the state ban. Such prosecutions would violate Alabamians’ right to free speech, they argued.

Marshall “has threatened to criminalize in a way calculated to chill the speech, expressive conduct, and association of helpers, and to isolate pregnant people — a known tactic of abusers — to make it more difficult for them to travel and access needed medical care,” lawyers for the case explained in

their initial complaint.

Marshall moved to dismiss the lawsuit, arguing the state could prosecute people using its anticonspiracy laws. But earlier this month a federal judge ruled the lawsuit can proceed.

Many of the reproductive rights organizations we spoke to across the South said they’ve also struggled with what information they can legally share. Most lawyers won’t give them guidance, one group told us, saying the laws are too untested and too risky.

Many new laws have little legal precedent

Many of the recent state laws take aim at people helping someone seeking an abortion or those looking to leave a state where abortion is illegal. Several states have focused on aid to minors.

Take, for example, a soon-to-be-enacted law in Tennessee that would punish adults for taking minors across state lines to end a pregnancy. A law in Idaho that did the same has been temporarily put on hold by a federal court. These laws are copycats of Texas’ S.B. 8, which allows anyone to sue people aiding or abetting an abortion.

In her ruling blocking the Idaho law from taking effect, U.S. District Magistrate Debora K. Grasham wrote that the case was about much more than abortion. “Namely, longstanding and well recognized fundamental rights of freedom of speech, expression, due process, and parental rights,” she wrote. “These are not competing rights, nor are they at odds.”

Challenging these laws legally is complex because there is limited legal precedent. Last year, the Department of Justice sought to clarify the constitutionality of the travel bans. “The right to travel from one state to another is firmly embedded in the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence and the Constitution,” the department noted.

Reproductive care deserts set new legal challenges

Even before the Dobbs decision, labor and delivery wards in rural hospitals were shutting down, citing costs and financial uncertainty. By 2020, half of rural community hospitals stopped providing obstetrics care, according to the American Hospital Association. About 60 million, or 1 in 5, Americans live in rural areas.

Adding to the strain, rural hospitals are also experiencing a “brain drain.” Some doctors, wary of restrictive abortion laws, are leaving in droves. That has created maternity care deserts — where access to reproductive health care, including abortions, is nearly impossible. Women in these regions often have to travel hundreds of miles to find care, if they can afford to do so at all.

For people in states with abortion restrictions, and where health care is scarce, access to telehealth medicine is also up for legal debate.

In Ohio, the ACLU and Planned Parenthood are suing the state Department of Health because of laws that make it hard

to get abortion medications using telehealth services. A court there previously recognized telehealth medication abortion services as a safe and effective option.

Now, the fight has grown bigger as the ACLU and Planned Parenthood challenge more Ohio laws, including those that prevent certain health care professionals, like nurse practitioners, from providing medication abortions.

The case extends beyond Ohio; it shows how people in rural areas, already facing limited health care, are hit hardest by these restrictions. This is even more true for low-income women, who are six times more likely to have an abortion and twice as likely to lack health insurance compared to higherincome women, per a Guttmacher Institute study.

The sheer scale of confusion required new legal tactics

“So many people across the country had questions,” said Clara Spera, senior counsel at the National Women’s Law Center, where she helps lead the Abortion Access Legal Defense Fund. “What can I do? What can I not do? What’s different today than it was yesterday? There was just a real need to navigate the chaos.”

The laws are not only changing rapidly — so that legal guidance that is relevant today could be out-of-date only weeks later — but these laws often change locally. For example, in Texas last year, Lubbock County passed an ordinance that would bar pregnant people from driving through Lubbock County to get an abortion in another state. Meanwhile, the city council of neighboring Amarillo has yet to approve the travel ban.

To solve this issue — and provide legal expertise to attorneys navigating the uncertainty — nonprofit legal organizations have banded together to form coalitions. One such example is the Abortion Defense Network, launched last year by several organizations, including the Lawyering Project, the ACLU and the National Women’s Law Center.

“The Abortion Defense Network leverages the resources and expertise of six leading reproductive rights organizations, and a number of very well respected nationwide law firms, to provide legal help, assistance and support to those who provide abortion care, those who help people obtain abortion care, or want to do one of those things,” Spera explained.

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Abortion rights activists protest the decision overturning Roe v. Wade outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. in 2022.
This story is published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit newsroom covering the U.S. criminal justice system.
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1st Prize: Foraged Flora by Carla Spence - Acrylic on canvas 2nd Prize: Cobralily by Terrance Wimmer - Photo Collage of fabric 3rd Prize: Flame of Life by Joann DubyCalcite/Marble Sculpture Honorable Mention: Bordeaux by Jo Merit - Acrylic on canvas Honorable Mention: Seeds of Tomorrow by Helle Scharling-Todd - Powder coated metal & glass sculpture Honorable Mention: High Falutin’ Flutterby by Jami Joelle Nielson - Collage Honorable Mention: Favorite Trail by Karen Fedderson - Oil on canvas Prizes juried by Nathan Huff

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