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Chamber of Commerce honors local business

Nusil wins Large Business of the Year

Curtis Studio of Dance wins Small Biz of the Year

Just about the time that Citizens for the Carpinteria Bluffs was scratching every penny together it could find to purchase and preserve the Carpinteria Bluffs, business began humming at Nusil Technology. Nusil, which was founded in 1979 in Carpinteria and really hit its stride in the mid-1990s, opened its wallet for the cause and started what has been a long and steady relationship of giving back to the community. This year, Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce recognizes Nusil, the largest single employer in Carpinteria Valley, as its Large Business of the Year. “We’re thrilled,” commented Steven Bohn, Director of Marketing and Commerce. “The company was born here over 30 years ago. We’re a quiet custodian of our local environment, and have always taken care of where we are but haven’t trumpeted what we’ve done.” The silicone manufacturing and processing plant employs around 400 people at its sevenbuilding campus on Cindy Lane off Via Real. Silicone developed in Carpinteria is used in myriad applications all over the world and even in space travel. Silicone breast implants get a lot of attention, but Nusil silicone could as easily end up under the hood of a Ford F150 or engineered into aerospace electronics as it could get implanted

Bonnie Curtis looked baffled when questioned about the moment she realized dance was her calling. “It’s just in the blood,” she replied simply. Having slipped into her first ballet shoes in the early 1950s, Curtis can’t remember a time when dance was not part of her life. hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Carpinteria children similarly cannot remember life without dance or life without Curtis Studio of Dance, a local institution since 1973. The studio, which spent its first year in Casitas plaza before moving to its long-time home at 4915 9th Street, was founded by Bonnie’s mother Mary Lou Curtis, who, as a girl, was advertised as a child sensation and, as a young woman, danced in the USo during World War II. Bonnie grew up in a small Florida town, where her mom worked as a dance teacher at a local studio. She walked from school to the studio every afternoon, where she took classes into the evening. Mary Lou and Bonnie took a motherdaughter dance act on the road, too, performing at festivals and in shows all along the East Coast. a few years after Bonnie moved west, her mother and father followed. and the rest is Carpinteria history. Mary Lou retired in 1987, turning over her studio to Bonnie, who had already

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Bill Mahlke and Bonnie Curtis, owners of Curtis Studio CURTIS continued on page 4 of Dance, are delighted to be recognized as this year’s winners of the Small Business of the year award at the Jan. 25 Community Awards Banquet.

Of the around 400 employees at Nusil technology many call Carpinteria home. For its community commitment, Nusil will win this year’s Large Business of the year award at the Community Awards Banquet.

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Climate change expert to present at Carpinteria Library

As evidence of global warming mounts and climate change gains mainstream acceptance, a group of experts trained by former Vice President Al Gore have been leading free presentations on the ramifications of a rapidly changing world. Carpinteria Library will host such a presentation on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. Leading the discussion will be Katie Davis, a Santa Barbara county resident and local Sierra Club Global Warming Chair who trained with Gore as part of his grassroots Climate Leaders program. Davis will outline the causes and local impacts of global warming and what can be done about it. Sponsored by the Carpinteria Valley Association and Santa Barbara Sierra Club, the event will take place at the library, 5141 Carpinteria Ave.

Poultry raising workshop scheduled

Carpinteria Sage Hill Farm will host a workshop on Sunday, Feb. 23 for people interested in sustainably breeding poultry for personal use or for sale. Workshop registrants will learn about the history of commercial turkeys verses heritage turkeys, opportunities and necessities for raising the birds on a local farm, how to choose breeds and prepare the pasture, as well as the basics of breeding and the keys to marketing products and building a sustainable farming program. Sage Hill Farm is located at

Coastal View News • Carpinteria, California 6700 Casitas Pass Road. Registration by Friday, Feb. 14 is $89 and includes training materials and lunch. Registration after that is $109. To register online, go to sustainablepoultrynetwork. com/workshops-seminars/. For more information email jim@centerforpoultry.com or call (209) 890-5326.

Course helps caregivers cope with suicidal loved ones

This spring, the Mental Wellness Center of Santa Barbara will offer a free, 12-week series of classes structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental disorders, such as depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, that can lead to suicide. The course is offered on Wednesdays from March 12 to May 28. Class members will learn about mental disorders, coping skills such as handling crisis and relapse, medication, listening and communication techniques, problem solving, recovery and rehabilitation, and self-care in the midst of worry and stress. Class members include parents, siblings, children, spouses and partners of people with severe and persistent mental illness. Pre-registration is required. To find out more, contact Family Advocate Carol Hawkes at 884-8440 x3206 or chawkes@ mentalwellnesscenter.org.

Forum aims to answer Affordable Care Act questions

State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assemblymember Das Williams will host a town hall forum on Saturday, Jan. 18, to help explain how federal health care reform will affect Californians. Representatives from Covered California and SEIU-ULTCW will be available to help answer questions regarding the new health care law. The meeting will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Franklin Elementary School cafeteria, 1111 E. Mason Street, in Santa Barbara. The presentation will be in English, but Spanish language translation will be available. Accommodations for the hearing or vision impaired can be provided by calling 564-1649 or 988-1940.

Fire restrictions take effect in Los Padres National Forest

Due to extremely dry vegetation and increasing fire danger, Los Padres National Forest officials have implemented heightened fire restrictions as of Jan. 11. The following restrictions will be enforced in Los Padres until fire risk decreases significantly. Wood and charcoal fires are prohibited. Recreational target shooting is prohibited unless authorized by a special use permit. Smoking is prohibited except within an enclosed vehicle, building or designated campfire use site. For additional information, visit fs.usda.gov/lpnf.

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The bad news delivered at the Jan. 8 meeting of the Carpinteria Valley Water District Board of Directors came as no surprise to anyone. Lake Cachuma is less than half full and the forecast does not call for rain. Carpinteria has received 1.07 inches of precipitation since the water year began on Oct. 1, which puts the city at 15 percent of normal rainfall for this time of year. The snowpack in California, General Manager Charles Hamilton reported, is at 20 percent of normal. “That’s terribly low,” he lamented. Significant rainfall is not out of the question, but water managers statewide are preparing for the worst while hoping for the best. If Cachuma falls from its current 40 percent level to 25 or 30 percent, a barge with pumps must be installed to bring lake water up to the level of the Tecolote Tunnel, which feeds South Coast water agencies, such as CVWD, that are dependent on the lake. The barge would likely be required by this September if no major rainfall materializes to raise the lake level. The water district has established a drought management committee, which is meeting on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon at the district office, 1301 Santa Ynez Ave.

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Meetings are open to the public. Preparations are in the works for an emergency declaration and water rationing should Carpinteria’s water supplies fail to meet its demands in coming months. “We’re not there,” Hamilton assured the board. “We’re not projecting to be there in the next six months.” In ongoing efforts to ensure adequate supply of water by accessing the district’s groundwater, CVWD put its El Carro Well back in service this week. Corrosion issues have plagued the mechanism, but pump maker Bakersfield Pump & Supply recently paid to have metal components coated to guard against corrosion. The first round of coating proved flawed, forcing district staff to return the parts for a second round, which was approved and parts installed for test pumping last week. A stainless steel pump on order for the Headquarters Well is now scheduled to arrive and be installed by the end of February, a shorter timeline than initially anticipated. The two functioning wells will give the district some redundancy should reliance on groundwater grow with dwindling Cachuma water availability. ––Lea Boyd

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Join us for breakfast! THRIVE Carpinteria Report to the Community Thursday, January 23, 8:30-10:00, Carpinteria Children’s Project at Main 5201 8th Street, Carpinteria

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January 7, 2014 Dear THRIVE Supporters: Last year, we introduced our initiative, THRIVE Carpinteria Cradle-to-Career, to the community. As you know, THRIVE aspires to college and career success for all Carpinteria youth. Success not only demands an excellent school system, it also demands the engaged participation of numerous community organizations, business, government entities, and dedicated individuals who, working collaboratively, move all students to success. THRIVE has identified critical benchmarks along a “Success Pathway” that show how students should progress, starting with early childhood. You can view the Success Pathway at:

https://sites.google.com/a/cusd.net/carpthrive/results In the fall of 2013, THRIVE flags and signs went up at all schools…a way of announcing the initiative. Subsequently we held a “roll-out” event in early 2013 and a spring update meeting. One year later, we want report our progress and describe our ongoing efforts to build THRIVE as a true community endeavor. Please plan on attending our January 23 Report to the Community. Space is limited! Please RSVP immediately. Don Ziehl Chairperson, THRIVE Carpinteria Paul Cordeiro Superintendent, Carpinteria Unified School District Maria Fisk Director, Carpinteria Children’s Project

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into a chest—as part of a pacemaker, another application, or breast enhancement. An application pioneered by Nusil was silicone in intraocular lens implants to treat eye ailments. The number of uses for silicone, a heat-resistant, inert, rubber-like compound, make “the tricky part knowing how to focus your company,” commented Brian Nash, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We focus on industries and applications. We’re not a commodity silicone supplier for products like what’s in your hair shampoo.” Nusil does not make the final product but provides the materials for a variety of engineering and healthcare silicone applications. “We’re the customization house. What’s important is how our product works in our customer’s manufacturing process,” Nash continued. He said the silicone itself does not set Nusil apart, rather it is the company’s “willingness to listen to particular customers and adapt its products.” Part of the reason Nusil can have the flexibility to meet customer’s needs is that it’s privately held and run almost like a family operation, according to Bohn. Company founder and CEO Richard Compton resides in the area, and people like him and Nash, a local resident, are personally invested in the operation. “The whole gang, they built this company and are pretty darn proud of it,” Bohn said. In addition to supporting the acquisition of the Carpinteria Bluffs, Nusil helped sponsor the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District’s emergency response vehicle and the Carpinteria Community Pool. The company voluntarily collaborates with CSFPD to develop safety standards for its employees and the local environment. Bohn commented that Nusil is an anomaly; it’s a big business that welcomes environmental protections. “Business has always looked upon regulation as bad and slowing down business. We’ve looked at it as good. We’ve thrived in California,” he said.

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logged years of teaching dance to young Carpinterians. The studio has since expanded into the former church building on the corner of 9 th Street and Elm Avenue. Bonnie now employs four instructors, who teach everything from flamenco to hip hop. Tap and ballet remain the foundation of the studio’s instruction, and Bonnie prides herself on providing a caring environment and challenging instruction to cultivate technically sound dancers. Bonnie’s husband, Bill Mahlke, also plays an integral role in the business; he builds props, does stage managing and completes studio upgrades. At Curtis Studio of Dance, every willing and able student, regardless of financial or physical constraints, is given an opportunity to perform. Bonnie and her instructors have integrated children with disabilities into regular dance classes of all levels, and now that the studio is part of the Santa Barbara Dance Alliance, it enjoys nonprofit status––donations toward scholarships are tax deductible. Cathy Cleek, whose 12-year-old daughter Katie danced the lead role in December’s performance of “The Nutcracker,” has watched her daughter’s passion for dance grow under Bonnie’s tutelage. She noted that Bonnie shines when she works with her littlest dancers, getting down on their level and connecting with each pupil. As her dancers mature and become more serious about the hobby, Cleek said, Bonnie’s approach evolves accordingly. She spends weekends working with her competition corps and goes out of her way to provide her dancers with resources more typical of bigger city studios. Over the years, Bonnie has watched several of her dedicated pupils go on to achieve great success in dance. Charis Haines, who tours the world with New York City-based dance troupe Rioult, learned her craft from “Miss Bonnie” and “Miss Mary Lou.” Her mother, Kathleen Lord, said that Haines auditioned against 400 dancers, many whose resume’s boasted top dance programs like Juliard and Marymount Manhattan, to secure her position with Rioult. Of the successful audition, Lord said, “I’m sure Charis was thanking her lucky stars and Miss Bonnie.”

Community Awards Banquet set for Jan. 25

Dinner, drinks and dozens of good friends will set the scene at the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. at Carpinteria Girls and Boys Club, 4849 Foothill Road. Carpinteria’s best in many categories including Small and Large Businesses of the Year and the Carpinterian of the Year will be honored at the gala. More than 300 people are expected to attend. For detailed information on the event, sponsorship opportunities or individual tickets at $80 each, visit carpinteriachamber.org or call 684-5479 x10.

Drought preparations are overdue

I was understandably concerned by the article in the Coastal View News on Oct. 17 about Lake Cachuma draining faster than expected. It wasn’t because of the dry winters we have been experiencing or the fact that the lake is over half empty and will be a mud hole in a couple of years. But, that our water managers were caught off guard. Caught off guard? We pay these water managers and staff millions of dollars a year not to be caught off guard. We pay all this money to these people to guide and inform us through wet and dry seasons, to help us make the right decisions during times of rain and drought. We pay them millions of dollars a year to keep us informed so that we don’t make rash decisions about our water policies as we have done in the past. General Manager Charles Hamilton says we have enough well water to make up the shortage from Lake Cachuma. But, if you have kept abreast of the problems with our district wells over the years, you know there is plenty to worry about. The El Carro and Headquarters wells have been plagued with problems for years and have never been that reliable a source of water. I think it is well past the time to sound a warning about impending water shortages and to begin practicing water conservation in a very serious way. We shouldn’t be told at the last possible moment to begin saving water and cause a panic. I think that the CVWD has done a poor job in this vital area. It is well past the time to begin water conservation and to prepare for the possibility of even more severe shortages.

Bob Franco Carpinteria

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A doggone shame, part deux

In response to last week’s letter, “A doggone shame”: It was a bad idea to feed a supposedly lost animal so close to the freeway offramp. In reality, the letter writer caused the dog’s death by having him stay where there was food instead of finding its way home. Dogs are smart and can track their way home.

Steve Augerot Carpinteria

Forward the fruit

A special thank you to everyone at Coastal View News for donating extra fruit to a food distribution at St. Joseph’s Church. It’s so important to many people to be given the delicious fruits. I would be happy to pick any extra fruit or vegetable anyone is willing to donate. Please call 566-1252 to donate fruit. Food distribution is held on the first and third Wednesday each month at 12:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church. Donations can be dropped off after 11 a.m. at the church, 1532 Linden Ave.

Danel Trevor Carpinteria

No new jail

Santa Barbara County neither needs, nor can afford, a new jail. About 70 percent of the jail inmates are “unsentenced offenders.” In other words, they are almost all in jail because they are poor and could not afford bail. Releasing even half of these inmates on their own recognizance, or with electronic monitoring, as suggested by the U.S. Attorney General would solve the overcrowding problem. The unaffordability issue is more complex, but start by considering that the new jail is being financed with “lease revenue bonds,” a very expensive way of avoiding voter approval. Voters have twice, overwhelmingly, turned down bonds for jail expansion.

Royce D. Stauffer Carpinteria

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viewpoint Shift your health paradigm in 2014 By Brian Jones Submitted to CVN

I’ve been on this earth 62 years and have had my own cancer challenges. Over the past 10 years, as a result of my health experiences and what I now do for a living, I have come to the realization that we need to approach health a different way. I acknowledge the miracles performed by modern conventional medicine; however, we have grown too dependent on continually being free of pain and discomfort by taking something to eliminate symptoms without addressing the cause. This is great for business models and sales, however, it is simply not the truth—and the truth is what we need now. Do answers—the truth—reside within us? Are we aware that what we think, believe, practice and intend is what we experience, including medically? Increasing evidence indicates our emotional, social and spiritual (can be religious) stress state influences our physical health. Ninety percent of our daily experiences—how we interact and our thoughts—have already been set by behavior patterns from our childhood, and we just don’t know it. Ever say something and then think, “Why did I say that?” Integrative medicine has been a recent arrival. It integrates all aspects of our being (nutrition, lifestyle, mental state, etc.) in achieving balanced living. With chronic health conditions, we just don’t seem to get better. Many practitioners (including this one) have begun to look at the role long-held hurts, resentments and anger

play in stressing our immune system and creating a never-ending story of chronic body ailments. Ongoing stress has been implicated in cancer, Lyme disease and other chronic issues. So, what to do? See a mental health specialist/therapist? There are many fine ones. Point is, as the new year gathers momentum, let us collectively consider creating a new paradigm in our lives. Let’s look at the ongoing stressors and patterns that simply repeat and repeat themselves and can cause health problems that just don’t go away. The next time the same argument comes up with friends or family, we should make ourselves stop and change the way we are handling it (like fingernails on a chalkboard at first) and love that person, send them light and think of them that way. Begin this new year by surrounding ourselves with those who return that energy and not those who continually take it away. Can we simply let go and forgive? Forgive ourselves first and then the other person; the energy actually shifts from the other person being in control to us, the forgiver. We will create an avenue for improved body health. We will experience a freedom with a potential to create a new you/us and introduce a new paradigm in which we cooperate and comfort one another and the Earth. It is the answer to all that plagues us. It is the truth we already know.

Carpinteria City Council wants to hear from you! Your participation and input is highly desired as the City embarks on establishing its annual Work Plan. The City’s annual Work Plan will define and prioritize projects and programs to be undertaken over the next year and is an important part of the City’s implementation of established community goals and objectives. Is there a service you believe the City should provide, or a service already provided that you think is unnecessary? Is there an important public project that you believe is needed? This is your opportunity to hear about what is planned for the 2014 year and to have input into the City Council’s consideration of the work program. The City’s annual Work Program/Strategic Planning Session will be held at City Hall, Council Chambers, on January 25, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Please attend meeting and be heard!

Council takes first step toward a skatepark By erin Lennon

Local skateboarders inched closer to getting their own skatepark at the Jan. 13 Carpinteria City Council meeting when the Parks and Recreation Department walked away with approval to study the pros, cons and costs of a new skatepark in Carpinteria. After months of informal appearances in front of the city council, collecting community surveys and drumming up support, the Carpinteria Skate Foundation, a nonprofit founded in 2009, is one small vote closer to its goal. On Monday, the city council authorized Parks and Recreation to author a skatepark feasibility study to decipher whether or not such a facility should be considered for Carpinteria. To answer that query, Parks and Recreation Director Matt Roberts said many supporting questions must first be answered. How much would constructing a skatepark cost the city? How much would it cost to maintain? What risks are involved? What type of site is necessary? These questions and many others will be addressed when council members hear the department’s report in late spring. But this is not the first time that Carpinteria has entertained the idea of having a skatepark. In 1998, the city constructed and ran a temporary wooden skatepark in the municipal parking lot along 5th Street. In less than three years, the wooden assemblage, put together with time and money from local residents, began to deteriorate and present safety issues. “That was a good lesson,” said Roberts. “The city learned a lot. We amended our municipal code to incorporate what is considered a high risk activity and to gain some statutory immunity to liability by putting in laws that require helmets and padding.” At that time skateparks were relatively rare, but Roberts says there are now more than 2,000 around the country. And he would like to see if a multi-use skatepark would fit in with the city’s diverse roster of recreation offerings. Because the potential costs of building and maintaining a skatepark could be substantial, Roberts proposes keeping the feasibility study in-house to avoid further upfront costs. The proposed study will also review the current laws that relate to skateparks and investigate data from other cities and agencies with such parks. “And we’re on our first legs forward,” said Mayor Brad Stein, with barely audible applause coming from the few supporters in attendance at Monday night’s meeting. Leaders from the skate foundation are not alone in their excitement. The city received 276 postcards from community

members supporting a skatepark. The council also received an independent audit of the city’s comprehensive annual financial report for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, which ended on June 30. Revenue during fiscal year 2012-2013 exceeded expectations by $21,000. Property taxes amounted to $233,000 more than budgeted for the year, due to overly conservative growth projections for the real estate market. Bed taxes, interest earned on investments and charges for services brought in less than budgeted and nearly offset the increase in property tax increase. In 2012-2013, Carpinteria’s general fund, its largest pool of money, fell to $7.6 million, a decrease of $219,833 from the prior year. While general fund revenues outpaced expenses by more than $20,000, the need to subsidize the park development fund, the park maintenance fund, the right-of-way fund and the recreation services fund prompted the decline. “One of the things I’d like to address at our workshop is the continued subsidies for a lot of these funds that we have to keep putting money into and what we can do in the future, how we can bring those more current,” said Mayor Brad Stein. The city is holding its annual strategic workshop on Saturday, Jan. 25. All city programs experienced significant spending increases, increasing the city’s spending by more than $1.6 million. In all, the city’s ending balance was more than a quarter of a million dollars lower in 2013 than it was in 2012. However, the city did deal with expenses that popped up throughout the year that are outside of the budgeting process, such as legal costs, purchasing staff vehicles and an audit by the Internal Revenue Service, according to Durflinger. “The purpose of our annual financial report is to offer us a chance to take a comprehensive view of the city’s financial position,” said City Manager Dave Durflinger. “This is a report, unlike budgeting that’s based on estimates of expenditures and revenues, that looks at actual results.” The independent auditor’s findings align with the city’s final annual report, which has already been submitted to the Government Finance Officers Association. The city’s administrative services department is confident the city will earn its 16th Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The city received its 15th consecutive certificate last year. The next regular city council meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the council chambers, 5775 Carpinteria Ave.

This ‘n’ that Mussel MayheM: The guagga mussel, an invasive species that infests fresh water bodies and cause expensive maintenance issues, were confirmed in Lake Piru in December. The discovery marks the first infestation in Ventura County. Concerns that the mussels will reach Lake Cachuma are rising. Tragic TiMes: Jan. 10 marked the ninth anniversary of the La Conchita landslide that killed 10 people. The slide occurred after two weeks of intense rain, and in addition to the lives lost, 13 homes were destroyed and 23 others damaged. cookie season: With holiday cookies weeks in the past and New Year’s Resolutions running their course, it’s time to honor the annual Girl Scout cookie season. Anyone interested in ordering from among the youth organization’s many well-loved varieties can contact Kristina Calkins at milesbc@aol.com. Bank on iT: Union Bank’s drive-thru is back in action and fully equipped with two lanes of super-speed pneumatic depositing and withdrawing opportunities. Trash Talk: E.J. Harrison and Sons will maintain its regular Thursday trash and green waste collection schedule in Carpinteria on Jan. 23, during the week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Obituaries

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Going boldly into 2014

Treva Lee Shoop 12/10/1935 – 1/10/2014

Treva Lee Shoop, 78, passed in her sleep during the morning of Jan. 10 with family by her side. A lifelong resident of Carpinteria, Treva was born in Santa Barbara to Otto and Ina Doran. She was the youngest of four sisters. Treva graduated from Carpinteria High School in 1954. She would later become a licensed cosmetician. In 1960, she married husband Lloyd Shoop of Illinois. Treva spent 33 of her years working as a jeweler for Jostens. The last surviving Doran sister, Treva, is also preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Ina Doran, and her husband, Lloyd Shoop. Her daughter, Tabitha Shoop, and her grandson, Christopher Myers, survive her. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 18 at the Carpinteria Cemetery.

James Norman Robinson 6/3/1931 – 1/9/2014

James Norman Robinson, age 82, of Carpinteria, CA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the Santa Barbara Serenity House. Jim was born June 3, 1931 in Hartford, Connecticut and moved to Carpinteria where they raised their family and enjoyed life in paradise. Jim is survived by his wife, Gladys, three loving children, Linda Priester, Jimmy Robinson, Jr. and Beverly Robinson. He will be lovingly remembered by his two grandchildren, Mitchell & Michelle Macias, Great grand daughter Alba Macias, along with Emily & Erynn Wanek who all truly loved him. Although, Jim’s life consisted of many challenges, he lived it to its fullest! Shelly wrote this, “My grandfather was a great man who inspired me beyond belief. Always supportive and extremely brilliant. He helped shape the intellectual person I am today. He will always be a role model to me and others as well. I loved him with all my heart.” Also Erynn Wanek put into words, “He was a man with a great heart, he nurtured, my sister Emily and I into the young women we are today. He instilled so much in us, from taking our first steps to tying our shoes, and even taking us to Chucky Cheese. He was our caretaker, teacher, first mentor, biggest supporter and most importantly, he was as close as any grandfather could be.” Poppy will forever and always be in the hearts of those who knew him, he was a Great Man, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great grandfather and Friend. Poppy with a heart of gold, will be truly missed and always loved. ADVERTISEMENT

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My intentions for New Year’s day were so good. First, I wanted to pick some early blooming narcissus and bring them inside to scent up the kitchen. Problem was I was still in bathrobe and slippers, and the slippers are scuffs with a little heel, so on the way back in I slipped right off that heel and fell over the doorstep, landing with a crash against the door. Wondering how the dog could make such a noise, my husband Roger opened the door to see me sprawled there in a scatter of flowers, clutching a pair of broken scissors. At least it was only the scissors and not a bone. I just got a scraped knee and a heightened suspicion about those new boiled wool scuffs. The next thing we did was go to the beach to check out the extra high tide that was advertised for New Year’s morning. And it was high, seawater boiling up to the edge of the bluff, leaving nice pools where seabirds were busy probing with their long bills. We stood there for a bit, our Jack Russell terrier Gracie on leash, trying to figure out which way would be easiest to walk. A big, heavy-set guy comes along with two leashed Boston bulldogs, which promptly break free and streak into the nearest pool after the birds. The guy curses and runs his dogs down, catches them, and then they break free again. This time they aim straight for Gracie and attack her. Gracie’s screaming, I go nuts, all my protective mother instincts instantly on fire. I drop down on my knees, cutting off one dog, while the guy arrives to corral the other one. He yells at us, “You guys just gonna stand there or are you gonna go anywhere?” Then he takes off. “This is our fault?” I literally screech at him. My adrenalin is running at high tide. “Your dogs are a menace.” But he’s in retreat with his hoodlum dogs. “This is a public beach!” I yell after him. By which I guess I meant we had a right to stand there if we wanted to, but it was stupid thing to say since it put me in the position of offering a defense for his ludicrous comment. Gracie was roughed up and trembling, her collar even pulled off, but she wasn’t actually wounded. We walked off in the opposite direction, slogging through soft wet sand and dodging the tidal fingers that kept pushing in. Calming down a little. Trying not to think about the New Year’s inauspicious beginnings. That day did get a whole lot better. For one thing, we found that the little skiff Rose Bud had been rescued and was tilted on her side against some bushes, barnacles on the hull drying out. (I wrote

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about watching the tiny craft wash ashore last month.) The other good thing was the Annual Whitney Avenue Board of Directors Meeting, which is the neighborhood potluck in the O’Meara’s driveway every Jan. 1. It was better than ever. Warm, sunny day (I can remember standing out there in the rain one year), great food and conversation, much neighborly good cheer. The O’Meara’s son Matthew, whom I watched grow up, was there visiting from Toronto with his wife, Teresa, and their 1-year-old daughter, Robin Hazel, who was wearing a sparkly princess dress and already walking. Nothing like watching a happy toddler to make the world seem like a pretty fine place in spite of some rough edges.

Life Chronicles correction

I relayed my holiday volunteering story in December: gift wrapping for Life Chronicles, the organization that videotapes the memories for the elderly and terminally ill. Now that the Paseo Nuevo mall is owned by L.A. developer extraordinaire Rick Caruso (owner of The Grove and the scrap heap that used to be the Miramar), Life Chronicles had a really hard time even getting permission to do their charitable work. I wrote that the mall manager wanted assurances about volunteer dress codes and drug testing. I stand corrected: It wasn’t drug testing—it was criminal background checks! You can just never tell when a bunch of criminals are going to volunteer to stand around in the cold wrapping people’s Christmas gifts for donations to a charity. What world does that manager come from? Yeah, I know, L.A.

Climate reality check

My climate activist daughter Katie is giving a free presentation at the Carpinteria Library on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. A few years ago I couldn’t even conceive what a climate activist might be, but now I have one in the family. She was trained as a “climate leader” with Al Gore, and she’ll be talking about the local ramifications of climate change and what steps we can take individually and as a community to meet this increasingly serious challenge. One good thing: The sudden pleasure you feel by moving the muscles of your face into a smile. Fran Davis is an award-winning writer and freelance editor whose work appears in magazines, print and online journals, anthologies and travel books. She has lived in Summerland most of her life.

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Cate School jazz musicians to play CVCC banquet

Cate School students will again play the mood-setting music at the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Community Award Banquet on Jan. 25 at Carpinteria Boys and Girls Club, 4849 Foothill Road. The school’s Jazz Combo band, directed by Dr. John Knecht, was asked back for an encore this year. The group includes Johnowen Lowe on piano, Guhan Iyer on drums, Jack Ballard on bass, Julie Phan on vibes and Jason Pak on saxophone. The banquet, where the Carpinterian and Junior Carpinterian of the Year will be named, begins at 6 p.m. For more information, contact CVCC at 684-5479.

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Families with children ready to enter kindergarten can voyage to The Howard School, 5315 Foothill Road, from 8:15 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, for the Passport to Kindergarten event. Families in attendance can meet headmaster Joel Reed and kindergarten teacher Jennifer Gonzalez and observe and participate in live school happenings, such as Howard’s daily morning assembly and the kindergarten level French instruction. According to school materials, a Howard education, the only Carden-based curriculum in Santa Barbara County, forms a foundation for a lifelong love of learning. For more information or to register, call 745-8448 or email office@ TheHowardSchool.org.

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Pinch me: Am I really in Russia?

Yes, after years of reading Russian history, after months of planning, and after a hurried flight to JFK followed by a long flight to Moscow, I am actually walking on Russian soil. Hard for me to believe. First impressions of Moscow: traffic and more traffic, apartment buildings one after the other, signs displaying letters somewhat familiar but totally unreadable and people that will not MELINDA make eye contact much less smile. This could be a long two weeks. Of course traveling is a learning experience, and learn we did. First, Russians do not smile and make eye contact with any strangers so I was not to take this personally. Second, Red Square is not at all what I expected. I had pictured soldiers parading in full uniform, utilitarian cement-block buildings, and dull gray colors enveloping everything. Instead the Kremlin is a group of historical buildings that includes palaces, cathedrals and a view of the Moskva River. Next to the Kremlin is the enchanting St. Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square and the Bolshoi Theater—all charming and way beyond my expectations. We quickly faced the fact that Moscow is one of the world’s most expensive cities. Stopping for a light lunch at a sidewalk café, I spent close to $10 for coffee and over $20 for a salad. Let’s just say it was all part of the Russian experience— now on to the Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Art. At the end of this afternoon in central Moscow, we decided to attempt to ride the Metro back to where our ship was docked. Moscow’s Metro system is over 180 miles long and carries about 7,000,000 people per day, most of whom do not speak English. We knew where the central Metro station was. We knew which train line to buy tickets for. But we couldn’t read any of the signs as the Russian alphabet does not translate easily into anything remotely similar to English. We asked people for help even though most did not understand what we said, but the old point-and-shrug technique plus pleading smiles worked quite well. We managed to buy our tickets (very reasonably priced), managed to locate the right level for our train, but how were we going to figure out which direction to go? After we watched two trains arrive and depart, a nice student approached us, said he spoke some English and asked if he could help us. He assured us the next train would get us where we needed to go—just count nine stops and then get off. Now I had to readjust my first conclusion about the Russian population. On this day in Moscow, we had one nice encounter after another, with everyone

being kind and helpful or at least trying to help—and most smiled. Eventually we traveled by ship on the Volga-Baltic Waterway, the Svir River and on the Neva River to St. Petersburg. We stopped along the way at small river towns where the scenery was rural, flat and glowing with fall colors. We had a home visit complete with a welcome toast made of homemade WITTWER vodka, although I must admit I sipped rather than tossed back this drink. During our sailing time, we had lectures by our Russian guides on Russian art, history, politics and religion. I learned plenty of things about Russian history and want to read and Google one item after another well into 2014. Personally I was quite surprised by how outspoken our guides were regarding their current political situation. I expected to hear only the approved spiel, but even our taxi driver had an opinion to share. Universally, the business oligarchs who made billions after the breakup of the Soviet Union are hated, and in general the Russian people expect things to go wrong—roads to be closed, winters to be harsh, or rules to be changed without explanation or reason. I could go on and on. The Summer Palace with a dusting of fresh snow and sunshine glinting off the golden onion domes was magical. The collection of art in the Hermitage was overwhelming. The fields where the people of St. Petersburg held off the siege by Hitler’s troops for over 900 days helped us to understand the magnitude of just how much the Russians sacrificed and suffered during World War II. I also learned the art of layering so I could enjoy the Russian fall weather complete with icy walkways off the ship in the mornings, and the fact that Russian bathrooms are few and far between—use them when available. As I said, travel helps us learn about others—but also ourselves. I learned I want to be like the older British ladies we met on our trip. Two such ladies are approaching their 80th birthdays and have trips planned for the next three years. Another set of English matrons (one of whom has had five—yes, five—hip replacements) always had their canes ready and attacked all the stairs in the Hermitage without one complaint. With them as examples, I’m already thinking of what adventures to have and where to go over the next decade and beyond.

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Melinda Wittwer first moved to Carpinteria in 1972 and taught mostly junior high students in Oxnard during her 25-year career. Now retired, she enjoys pottery, writing, books and travel.

Beware of smash and grab looters

Five smash and grab auto burglaries occurred between Dec. 27 and Jan. 8, three of which occurred in Summerland. On Dec. 27, a woman parked on Finney Street returned to her vehicle to find that her purse, along with the credit cards and $100 cash within it, had been removed from her vehicle through a smashed window. On Jan. 2 on Santa Claus Lane, a woman returned from the beach at around 3 p.m. to find a thief had smashed her window and stolen her snakeskin purse valued at $400 and the $150 in cash it contained. On the morning of Jan. 8, three victims were shocked to have broken windows on their vehicles. On the 5700 block of Via Real, an iPhone was missing from a burglarized vehicle. Two vehicles on the 2300 block of Lillie Avenue were targeted, one of which belonged to a hair stylist who had over $1,000 in hair products stolen.

Shooting the bad guys

Deputies found two men, a father and son, in the Carpinteria sheriff’s substation parking lot on Carpinteria Avenue photographing officers’ personal vehicles on Jan. 3 at 11 a.m. The officers recognized the man who was engaged in the suspicious activity as a familiar face from a similar incident in which he had been accused of photographically recording officer’s license plate numbers. In the prior incident, the photography had stemmed from the man or his family member receiving a citation, noted the officer. The man showed deputies photos that he had taken of the truck and said he was snapping the photos as a point of reference because he was contemplating purchasing a similar vehicle. Deputies were suspicious that when viewing the photos on the man’s phone, some had been deleted from the sequence.

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A man who caught a deputy’s attention outside a Casitas Pass Road restaurant on Jan. 2 at 2:40 a.m. was found to allegedly be in possession of synthetic narcotics, a crime, and a dozen pairs of women’s underwear, not a crime. The deputy saw the man lingering outside of a vehicle, so the officer ran the plates of the vehicle. Although the sticker on the license plate showed current registration, the deputy’s computer showed the vehicle’s registration had expired. Believing the man had falsely affixed tags, the deputy pulled him over, after the man got into the vehicle and drove. Once at the driver’s side window for the traffic stop, the deputy noticed a pill bottle spilling from a backpack on the passenger’s side floorboard. The deputy asked if he could have a look at the backpack and found synthetic narcotics within the pill bottle. The backpack also contained a dozen pairs of women’s underwear, the variety of which was not described in the report. An inspection of the man’s phone and text messages led the deputy to believe that the man was involved in drug trafficking. The man, who had a record of drug related charges, was arrested for possession and false registration.

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Do more outdoor things with my family. --Janice Patterson

Instead of Lent, to not drink from New Year’s to Easter. ––Henry Razo

To begin to leave Carp for Chicago to be near my grandchildren. ––Bill Bigham

Larry’s comment: Focusing more on the sweet contentment of mindfulness.

To get good grades to go to college. ––Jonathan Miranda

I promised my wife that I will update my will. ––Tom Fly

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The Plaza Playhouse Theater has an open call for volunteers to help with its quarterly cleanup day on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The special cleanup event is designed to get the theater caught up on special tasks such as organizing back stage, deep cleaning seats and painting the stage. For more information or to volunteer for the cleanup day, call Sandy Sponcil, president of the nonprofit’s advisory board, at 288-5529.

…be a part of the magic

Chris Ballinger has some tricks up his sleeve that he plans to share with a Carpinteria audience on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Ave. The magician, whose resume includes gigs at the famed Magic Castle in Los Angeles, has been performing professionally for over 15 years. His show is free and best suited to children ages 3 and up. To find out more, call the library at 684-4314.

...meet the juror

Artist Tony Askew recently sank his teeth into the many entries into the Bon Apetit art show at Carpinteria Arts Center, and now the curator of the most recent exhibit will deliver his Juror Talk on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. at the center, 855 Linden Ave. As a professor of art at Westmont College, Askew is a teacher and artist who is in his element addressing an audience. In an artist statement, he wrote, “Ideally I like my work to combine three things: a child-like quality, positive and uninhibited; Eastern awareness of tradition and ceremony as necessary to the act of creating; and the sense of a work shifting away from the subject (and from realism) toward process (activity) doing, seeing, and inventing.” For more information, visit artscarp.org.

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The end as we know it To this day, I only know one lyric of the and no longer has an internal clock to word monsoon that is REM’s “It’s the End tell it to die or does not respond to the of the World.” I’ve become quite adept at appropriate signals, it lives longer than belting out “Leonard Bernstein” at just it’s supposed to. This rogue cell then the right moment. divides and makes I always thought it more copies of itself was a nice uplifting which are also imsong about the apocpervious to signals alypse and someone of apoptosis. Those who didn’t particucopies then make larly care. Then I copies of themheard someone emselves, which don’t phasize the second die when they’re part of the song’s supposed to, and ALI JAVANBAKHT, MD title—“As We Know soon these cells beIt.” Suddenly, there come a large tumor was a whole new meaning to those that can branch off and settle in other verses. Indeed, who amongst us would be parts of the body. terribly distressed if the world ended—as It’s like the refreshing of a web page we know it? There is certainly room for while replacing the old celebrity gossip improvement. with fresh new celebrity gossip. If that Ten years have passed since that fate- process did not take place, we’d all still ful November when I made the two-door be discussing Sinead O’Connor’s hairdo, trek down to the offices of this fine pub- oblivious at all the outrage we should be lication and submitted an article about directing at Miley Cyrus. And outrage the flu vaccine. And the rest is a minor is a finite resource. It needs new fodder. footnote in history. The aim of this col- Hopefully, another celebrity will have umn has always been to entertain and something for us to latch onto soon. I inform. Through the years, many kind feel our collective Miley Cyrus disgust and generous people have told me that waning into the yellow zone. they found the column entertaining and So there is something about change— informative, which is the greatest compli- removing the old and introducing the ment I can receive. If I had a tail, I would new—which helps the body to function wag it furiously. at its best. Perhaps the same can be said But the time has come to make a change. about this column. After all, the last thing After five minutes of hard deliberation, we want is a clump of humor/health arhalf of which was spent reviewing our ticles that simply do not stop reproducing holiday experiences, the staff of the Coastal themselves. Soon they will start spreadView News and I have reached an agree- ing to other publications and that will be ment. Henceforth, the majority of the the end of the industry as we know it! articles in this column shall be old articles Leonard Bernstein. that have been dusted off and updated. I still plan on writing new articles but will Editor’s note: Dr. Ali Javanbakht has been do so intermittently, as events warrant. improving Coastal View New for the last Our bodies are constantly undergoing decade. We, the newspaper staff, have been this cycle of ending and beginning as LOLing at his smart and silly, informed and well. Even on the cellular level, cells die irreverent health writing since before LOL and are replaced by new ones. The pro- meant much to many. But I digress. We will cess is called apoptosis, aka programmed miss Javanbakht’s brand new humor, but we cell death. hope readers will enjoy re-reading some of our There are a multitude of signals that favorite “For the health of it” articles. will bring about apoptosis. Some cells die after a certain time interval has passed. Dr. Javanbakht is a Board Certified FamOthers die when they receive the appro- ily Physician practicing at the Carpinteria priate signal from the body. Whatever Branch of Sansum Clinic. His column won the means of bringing it about, apoptosis second place for best original writing at the is an essential part of keeping the body 2010 AFCP awards. A collection of his colfunctioning properly. umns has been compiled into a book entitled, When apoptosis does not occur, bad “For the Health of It!” available at Xlibris. things happen. That is partly how certain com. Read more of his work at his website, cancers come about. When a cell mutates healthcrap.com.

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Sit up nice and straight, firm yet comfortable. Check your spine for alignment. Check your mind for focus. Be in the “now.” Bring your fingertips to your shoulders and then extend arms out to the side as if you are taking something off of your shoulders. Keep repeating the arm gesture while you do deep breathing. Imagine you are removing from your shoulders all the burdens, stress, negativity, challenges and anything else that weighs you down. Let go of things from the past, things you have taken on that don’t even belong to you. Release the old stuff, let go of resistance and obstacles. It’s no longer necessary to carry family of origin stuff, relationship stuff and worldly stuff. Just let it all go as best as you can. You don’t even have to know what it is you are releasing. Just allow for the letting go. If your arms get tired, let them relax in your lap. When you feel you have removed all you can from your shoulders, continue to let it go and lighten up. Amrit Joy is a certified Hatha and Kundalini Yoga instructor. She has been practicing and teaching yoga since 1976. Amrit offers ongoing group yoga classes open to all levels here in Carpinteria. Private instruction in yoga and meditation is also available by appointment. For more information, call Amrit Joy at 745-1707 or visit www.amritjoy.com.

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Brickley/Nimmer turn to Kickstarter for music video

Carpinteria creative duo Larry Nimmer and Mark Brickley sought to capture the spirit of late 1960s and early 1970s Berkeley in both music and film with their combined project. To launch their rock song and short film, “Berkeley Hills,” Nimmer, the filmmaker, and Brickley, the songwriter, have posted a teaser on Kickstarter. com, where they hope to raise funds to cover their project costs. sUBMiTTeD PHoTo Nimmer graduated Filmmaker Larry Nimmer, left, and songwriter from U.C. Berkeley Mark Brickley combined talents for the short film, during the famed era “Berkeley Hills,” an original rock video reflecting of Telegraph Avenue on the late 1960s and early 1970s in Berkeley. hangouts that were the epicenter of the counter culture. The “Berkeley Hills” project will premiere at a yet undetermined February concert at Plaza Playhouse Theater. Donors to the project’s Kickstarter, which will be online through Feb. 8, can receive incentives like digital copies of “Berkeley Hills” and other perks. The artists hope to raise $1,967, a figure symbolic of the 1960s theme.

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Back by popular demand, singer/ songwriter Jamey Geston will perform during the National Association of Music Merchants convention on Jan. 23 and Jan. 26 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Geston, who resides in Carpinteria, enjoyed positive reviews following her 2013 NAMM performance, and notably the up and coming teen musician was a finalist in last year’s Santa Barbara Independent Battle of the Bands. NAMM is a convention for retailers and professionals in the music products industry. Geston, who plays a mix of indie, folk and acoustic pop, is sponsored by Daisy Rock Guitars.

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ReMoved makes SBIFF

Filmmakers Nathaneal and Christina Matanick keep getting places with their award-winning short film “ReMoved.” The Carpinteria couple took the top prize at last year’s 168 Film Project and now have been accepted into the Santa Barbara International Film Festival for the short film that was completed in a week—or 168 hours, the namesake of the 168 Film Project. “ReMoved” will screen in the Santa Barbara Shorts section on Friday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m., at Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido, and also on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 4:40 p.m., at Metro 4 Theatre, 618 State Street. The faith-based film, which stars Carpinteria youngster Abby White, earned screenwriter Christina and director Nathaneal up to $1 million in funding for a feature film when they won the 168 festival in Aug. 2012. In the film, White’s character is yanked from a perilous home life and dumped into foster care.

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Bon appetit! Photos by Evelyn Cervantes

Art lovers came together on Jan. 11 to feast upon Bon Appetit, the newest show to be served up by Carpinteria Arts Center. The food-themed show, juried by Tony Askew, includes works by dozens of artists in a range of media; it will hang at the center, 855 Linden Ave., through Feb. 24. Last weekend’s reception also provided an opportunity for the public to admire the center’s new improvements. The courtyard makeover could be seen by passers by from start to finish, but the celebration of art also served as a means of showcasing the new elements: bright shade sails, new landscaping, a new sign and fencing along Linden Avenue.

Gary Campopiano announces the winners of the Bon Appetit show.

Carpinteria Arts Center volunteers appear beneath the stri center’s courtyard.

Susee Smith-Youngs serves wine and other appetizing tidbits at the food-themed art reception.

Third-place artist Jane Hurd shares a laugh with friends during the reception. Carpinterian Chad Stone sets the tone of the reception with his soulful guitar playing.

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Warner Nienon with “That window in Heidelberg”

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Jane Hurd with “Cantaloupe”

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club scene Submitted photo

Carlos Brens receives his certificate of membership from Lion Ron Tito.

Lions pack grows

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Billie Wilding hands over the gavel to new Seniors Inc. President Hank Arellanos.

Carlos Brens became the newest member of the Carpinteria Lions Club when he was officially installed on Jan. 9. In addition to Brens’ installation, the meeting included a presentation by Dr. Daniel Curhan, urologist with the Sansum Clinic. Club members learned that prostate cancer is generally slow growing and is very common in men over age 80.

Seniors install new officers

The new year meant a new slate of officers on the Carpinteria Seniors Inc. board. The 2014 president, Hank Arellanos, was seated at the club meeting on Jan. 10, along with Vice President Billie Wilding, Secretary JoAnn Lutz and Treasurer Art Taylor. Once the business portion of the meeting was out of the way, members were treated to a guitar performance by Rick Reeves.

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Pictured, from left are Carpinteria Lions Club Vice President Gene Wanek; Jane Lindsey, Foodbank Chief Development & Resource Officer; Matt Neal, Foodbank Director of Strategic Gifts; Suzanne Wedow, Foodbank Grants Manager and Carpinteria Lions President Jeff Moorhouse.

Lions donate toward holiday meals

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Members of the Los Padres 4-H Club scrub the walls of the nursery at Valley Baptist Church.

Santa Barbara County Foodbank recently received $1,500 from the Carpinteria Lions Club to brighten the holidays for local families in need. Personal donations from members of the Carpinteria Lions Club and their families made up the majority of the large gift.

Los Padres 4-H lends a hand

On the afternoon of Jan. 9, members of Los Padres 4-H met at Valley Baptist Church to complete a community service project that involved cleaning the nursery and toys for the children. Members in attendance were Lyndsey Allen, Emma and Margaret Gobbell, Analiesa, Josh, Ben and Sam Kitt as well as Allison Lilburn. According to a press release, “A fabulous time was had by all.”

Girls Inc. introduces Everybody Dance Now!

Members of Girls Inc. are eligible for a new moving and grooving experience. The local youth organization has partnered with Everybody Dance Now!, a nonprofit that provides low-cost weekly dance programming to young people countywide, to offer classes for girls ages 4 to 18. Classes, which focus on salsa and hip hop, begin the week of Jan. 20 and run through the end of March. All classes are offered from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., with ages 7 to 11 on Tuesdays, ages 4 to 7 on Wednesdays and ages 12 to 18 on Thursdays. The cost is $75 for members, and there is an additional $30 membership fee for non-members. All classes will be held at Girls Inc., 5315 Foothill Road. To sign up, visit the Girls Inc. office, call 684-6364 or email kayla@girlsinc-carp. org for more information.

Questions about Freemasonry?

Freemasonry is the world’s first and largest fraternal organization, based on the belief that each man has a responsibility to make the world a better place. The fraternity originated in the Middle Ages with stonemasons who built castles and cathedrals, Freemasonry today provides men with opportunities for fellowship, community service, philanthropy and leadership. The Masons of California have more than 62,000 members and about 340 lodges located throughout the state. For more information, visit freemason.org. Carpinteria Lodge 444 • Call 684-4433

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From left, retired pastor Chuck Griffin is thanked by Rotarians Donna Treloar and Greg Fehr.

Provocative book discussed by Rotary

The Rotary Club of Carpinteria enjoyed a lively presentation by author and retired pastor, Chuck Griffin, at its Jan. 9, noontime meeting at the Lions Community Building. More than 35 members and guests heard Dr. Griffin present various thoughts about a book recently on the best seller list, Bill O’Reilly’s “Killing Jesus.” In addition, store owner Greg Fehr gave a $50 gift-certificate from Do It Best Hardware, located in Casitas Plaza, to the club’s QUEST winner of the month. Rotary Club members who participate in various community service activities during the month earn QUEST points, and those with the most points, win a gift certificate donated by a local merchant.

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Duel in the pool: Warriors vs. Rams girls water polo January 16 - 22, 2014

Warrior girls soccer drops to 0-2 in TVL Disappointing showing leaves CHS looking for answers By PeTer Dugré

Carpinteria High School girls soccer missed one of its best opportunities to pick up a TriValley League victory on Jan. 13 while hosting Grace Brethren High School. Before the Warriors could generate much of an attack, the scoreboard showed the home team down 3-0 in the first half. Though the Warriors picked up steam in the second half and controlled the ball throughout, the team could not sink a goal for the second straight TVL match. “We were just flat from the warm-ups on, and I will take the blame for that,” commented coach Charles Bryant. “I almost think we were looking past this team for whatever reason.” The Warriors face challenges in TVL play, but Grace Brethren appeared to be the team most evenly matched with CHS. Last season, the Warriors were able to defeat Grace twice. Grace scored five minutes into the match, 23 minutes in and 31 minutes in, all on breakaways on the right side. “We had bad defensive breakdowns early and often that led to all three first half goals,” Bryant commented. In the second half, midfielder Lesly Zapata won numerous 50/50 balls for the Warriors to maintain possession, and midfielder Kelsie Bryant was able to control the offense, feeding the ball ahead to Monica Garcia, but the efforts yielded no goals. For the Warriors, 0-2 in TVL, the competition only gets stiffer with Malibu High School and Oak Park High School coming up next.

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Warrior midfielder Lesly Zapata was on the attack for much of the match against Grace Brethren, but Carpinteria High School girls soccer still came up short in the 3-0 league loss on Jan. 13.

Cate School

Jan. 8 – Cate boys basketball dominated its first Condor League game of the season, 73-31, over visiting Dunn School. Cate senior center Ryan Baird tallied 12 of his 16 points in the first quarter to help the Rams out to a convincing early lead. Freshman Nick Thomas had 13 points, and senior captain Spencer Whiteman had eight points including two 3-pointers. “The Rams’ passionate performance was a great way to bounce back from a long break,” commented coach Bryan Rodriguez. Cate improved to 1-0 in league and 2-5 overall. Jan. 11 – In a Condor League tilt, Cate boys basketball battled early but eventually faded in a 41-27 loss at Laguna Blanca School. Laguna owned the boards, commented coach Bryan Rodriguez, which led to second-chance shots, the difference in the game. He commended the spirited play of senior Carlos Fairbanks. Point guard Max Vasquez slashed to basket for 10 points, and Spencer Whiteman had two 3-pointers and 10 points. Rodriguez said the team’s resolve is strong as it looks to improve on its 2-5 overall record and 1-1 league mark.

Boys soccer

Jan. 8 – Cate boys soccer picked up a 2-1 win at Oak Park High School. Oak Park jumped out to a 1-0 lead over the rusty Rams, but the Cate squad gathered itself and turned the tables 15 minutes later. Leighton Brillo-Sonnino took a pass from Matthew Firestone and turned and fired a goal from the box to knot the score at 1-1 in the first half. Firestone struck again off a long pass from Abraham Tall that he carried past a defender and sank for the game winner. At goalkeeper, Keller Mochel registered 11 saves. The Rams improved to 2-2-1 on the year. Jan. 11 – Cate boys soccer knocked off its second straight Tri-Valley League opponent, Fillmore High School, in a 3-1 road victory. The Rams jumped all over Fillmore and stayed on the attack until Matthew Firestone struck 33 minutes into the match on a low hard shot that followed a combination of passes from Ryan Borchardt to Shuta Kobayashi to Leighton Brillo-Sonnino. Kobayashi hit Tyler Douglas, who

sank the shot, early in the second half to put Cate up 2-0. Fillmore responded to narrow the lead to 2-1. Firestone scored on a free kick to put the game away. “This was a great result for us. We were so depleted by injuries that we were unable to give many players any rest,” commented coach Peter Mack. The Rams improved to 3-2-1 in a preseason filled with strong upper division opponents. Condor League play starts on Jan. 22, after the Rams face two more upper division tests against Santa Maria and Santa Ynez high schools.

Girls soccer

Jan. 11 – Cate girls soccer defeated visiting Vasquez High School 1-0 for its first victory of the year and season. Midway through the first half Maddie Becker knocked the game’s only goal into the back of the net off a rebound from a Jasmine Paz shot. Coach Lisa Holmes commented that the defense fought throughout the match to preserve the lead and shutout. Goal keeper Emma Liberman made a dramatic save late in the second half. “This was a very physical game, and though we were knocked around a bit by a bigger Vasquez team, the girls maintained their composure and showed a whole lot of heart,” Holmes stated.

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Cate’s Brenna Geiger rose above a Vasquez player in the Rams’ 1-0 home victory on Jan. 11.

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Cate School Athletes of the Week ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

Maddie Becker (Junior) Girls soccer

Brittany Newsome (Junior) Maddie netted Girls basketball

Bryson Frazer, senior Boys basketball

the lone goal in Brittany scored girls soccer’s 14 points and 1-0 victory over pulled down 10 Vasquez. rebounds in a victory over Orcutt Academy.

Scored 26 points, 20 in the second half, in Warrior comeback victory over Fillmore.

Hannah Galsterer, senior Girls basketball

Led the way with 16 points in Warrior win over Villanova.

short stops Balles raising funds for new chair

Local power soccer player Bill Balles could use some new equipment in order to continue to excel in his sport, but for an athlete in Balles’ arena, that new equipment—a power wheelchair—carries a hefty price tag. Balles has started a gofundme. com site in order to raise the $10,000 necessary for him to purchase a Strike Force chair, the best equipment available and a necessary tool for helping Balles make the Team USA roster for the World Cup in 2015. Area businesses that would like to asFILE PHOTO sist Balles with a tax deductible Bill Balles, a talented power soccer player, contribution can email him at is raising funds at gofundme.com in order balles.bill@gmail.com. to purchase a new chair, his most important

piece of sports equipment.

MLK Baseball by the Beach tourney coming to CHS

Baseball players from Carpinteria High School will host games during the Baseball by the Beach tournament over Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, Friday, Jan. 18, to Monday, Jan. 20. Carpinteria will host games on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. against San Marcos and 11:45 a.m. against Santa Barbara 2. Then on Sunday, Carpinteria hosts Lancaster at 11:45 a.m. Games will take place at four high schools from Oxnard to Santa Barbara, and the semi-finals and finals will be held on Monday at CHS’s John Calderwood Field. Organizers still seek volunteers for the concessions stand and score keeping. Anyone interested in participating should call 653-1884.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as MBA BOOKEEPING at 5662 Calle Real #320, Goleta, CA 93117. Full name of registrant(s): Ward, Douglas E. Jr. at mailing address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 12/23/2013. The registrant began transacting business on 12/22/2013. Signed: N/A. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2013-0003784 Publish: Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as AMERICAN RIVIERA GARDENS at 950 Medio Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (mailing address: 1187 Coast Village Road #515, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. Full name of registrant(s): Hund, Christopher at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 12/23/2013. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: Christopher Hurd. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Andrea Luparello, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2013-0003775 Publish: Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as SANTA BARBARA HEALTH AND HEALING CENTER at 2099 Refugio Road, Goleta, CA 93117 (mailing address: 4124 Modoc Street, Santa Barbara, CA 9310). Full name of registrant(s): Hazard, Amy Inez at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 12/10/2013. The registrant

began transacting business on N/A. Signed: Amy Hazard. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2013-0003672 Publish: Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as SANTA BARBARA CLASSIC WINE TOURS at 1124 Calle Lagunitas, Carpinteria, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s): Donoghue, Shirin at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 12/12/2013. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: N/A. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2013-0003703 Publish: Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as CARPINTERIA INN at 4558 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, Ca, 93013. Full name of registrant(s): CHM Hotels at business address 800 Bay Marina Drive, National City, CA 91950. This business is conducted by a corporation. This statement was filed with the County 12/24/2013. The registrant began transacting business on 1/1/2009. Signed: N/A. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner.

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Coastal View News • Carpinteria, California A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2013-0003786 Publish: Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014. _________________________________ NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE CITY OF CARPINTERIA PLANNING COMMISSION MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 AT 5:30 p.m. Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held before a regular meeting of the Planning Commission on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California to consider the following item: Carpinteria Sanitary District Replacement Tanks Planner: Shanna R. Farley-Judkins Project No. 13-1693-DPR/CDP Hearing on the request of the Carpinteria Sanitary District to consider Case No. 13-1693-DPR/CDP (application filed November 27, 2013) for approval of a Revised Development Plan and Coastal Development Permit to replace two existing concrete digester tanks and associated chemical and equipment storage buildings under the provisions of the Public Utility (UT) Zone District; and to accept the Notice of Exemption prepared by the Carpinteria Sanitary District pursuant to §15302 [Existing Facility] of the State Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act. The application involves APN 003-370-014, addressed as 5351 Sixth Street. Files for the above referenced matter are available for public inspection at City Hall. The Planning Commission agenda and staff report will be available at City Hall and on the City website at HYPERLINK “http://www.carpinteria. ca.us” www.carpinteria.ca.us on Thursday, January 30, 2014. All interested persons are invited to attend, participate and be heard. Written comments should be sent to the Planning Commission, c/o Community Development Department, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California, 93013, prior to the public meeting. If you have any questions about the above referenced projects, please contact the Community Development Director at 684-5405, ext. 451. Note: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Jackie Campbell at (805) 684-5405 ext. 451 or jackiec@ ci.carpinteria.ca.us. Notification 48 hours in advance of the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. Fidela Garcia, City Clerk Publish January 16, 2014 _________________________________

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as TRANDAL CONSULTING LLC at 4007 Primavera Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. Full name of registrant(s): Trandal Consulting LLC at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a limited liability company. This statement was filed with the County 1/8/2014. The registrant began transacting business on 9/12/2010. Signed: David S. Trandal - member. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Danielle Gomez, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000048 Publish: Jan. 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as DISCOVERY(1) DISCOVERY STORAGE(2) DISCOVERY STORAGE CENTER(3) at 200 E. Carrillo Street, Suite 200, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Full name of registrant(s): Investec Cabrillo Storage, LLC at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a limited liability company. This statement was filed with the County 1/3/2014. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: Gregory J. Parker, Manager. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Miriam Leon, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000025 Publish: Jan. 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as SIDDHIS YOGA at 3162 Serena Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013 (PO Box 4839, Santa Barbara, CA 93140). Full name of registrant(s): Ellinghoven, Renate at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County

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1/8/2014. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: N/A. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) byJan Morales, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000049 Publish: Jan. 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1)POP-A-LOCK CENTRAL COAST (2) POP-A-LOCK OF LOMPOC (3) POP-A-LOCK OF PASO ROBLES (4) POP-A-LOCK OF SANTA MARGARITA (5) POP-A-LOCK OF SIMI VALLEY (6) POPA-LOCK OF ATASCADERO (7) POP-ALOCK OF MOORPARK (8) POP-A-LOCK OF SAN LUIS OBISPO (9) POP-A-LOCK OF SANTA MARIA (10) POP-A-LOCK OF THOUSAND OAKS (11) POP-A-LOCK OF CAMARILLO (12) POP-A-LOCK OF OXNARD (13) POP-A-LOCK OF SANTA BARBARA (14) POP-A-LOCK OF SANTA PAULA (15) POP-A-LOCK OF VENTURA at 4425 Catlin Circle, unit B, Carpinteria, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s): LDE Enterprises, Inc at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a corporation This statement was filed with the County 1/9/2014. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: N/A. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) byGabriel Cabello, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000065 Publish: Jan. 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1) AH JUICE (ASCENDING HEALTH JUICERY) (2)ASCENDING HEALTH at 432 East Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (PO Box 1315 A Ensenada Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3516). Full name of registrant(s): (1)Monroe, Deborah (2)Pomerleau, Alfred at mailing address same as above. This business is conducted by a general partnership. This statement was filed with

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If you do not file your Response on time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. NOTICE: The restraining order is effective against both mother and father until the petition is dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the court makes further orders. These orders are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of them. STANDARD RESTRAINING ORDER You and the other party are restrained from removing from the state the minor child or children for whom this action seeks to establish a parent-child relationship without the prior written consent of the other party or an order of the court. This restraining order is effective against petitioner upon filing a petition against respondent on personal service of the summons and petition or on waiver and acceptance of service by respondent. The restraining order is effective until the judgment is entered, the petition is dismissed, or the court makes a further order. This order is enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of it. 1.The name and address of the court is : 2.SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT 1100 ANACAPA STREET P.O. BOX 21107 SANTA BARBARA, CA 93101 3.The name, address, and telephone number of petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney are: DIANA ORTIZ 7465 Hollister Avenue #414 Goleta, CA 93117 Date: NOV 26, 2013 Clerk, by JACQUELINE PLASCENCIA, Deputy, for DARREL E. PARKER, Executive Officer NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served a. as an individual. Publish JAN 16, 23, 30, FEB 6, 2014

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Jan. 10 – Cate girls water polo nearly pulled off a win over defending Tri-Valley League champion Malibu High School but suffered an 9-8 loss at Cate. Sophie Maes had five goals in the losing effort, which saw the Rams struggle to find an offensive rhythm following three weeks off from game action. “It was an off day for the Rams, but the silver lining is that the same off day only led to a one goal loss to the strongest team in the league,” commented coach Nathan Alldredge. Cate held a lead for much of the contest but suffered the consequences of late-game turnovers. The Rams fell to 3-1 overall and 0-1 in TVL.

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Jan. 10 – Warrior boys soccer fell short of victory in Tri-Valley League opener with a 1-1 tie at Fillmore High School. The Flashes struck first, but the Warriors were able to net the equalizer when Victor Saldaña served a line drive cross from the right side as both Benjie Garcia and Francisco Arroyo made a run. Garcia let it roll through to Arroyo, who rocketed the shot past the keeper with six minutes left in the game to force overtime. Two five minute extra periods resulted in no points and a tie. Warrior goal keeper Jose Angeles preserved the tie with a late save in double overtime. The Warriors’ record fell to 0-0-1 in TVL and 4-4-1 overall.

Girls basketball

Jan. 10 – Cate girls basketball struggled to find a rhythm in a 64-24 loss to Santa Clara High School. “Santa Clara is the kind of team that capitalizes on teams that play the way we did,” commented assistant coach Jay Dorion. Delaney Mayfield had 10 rebounds; Erika Noble had eight points; and Brittany Newsome had six points and eight rebounds. Jan. 11 – Cate girls basketball started slow but clawed back from a 12-point deficit to pick up a 47-38 home victory over Orcutt Academy. Key to Cate’s comeback was Brittany Newsome, who recorded a double-double, 14 points, 10 rebounds, and was the difference after Cate found itself in 22-10 hole. Elan Halpern filled out her stat sheet with eight points, 10 rebounds, six assists, four steals and two blocks. Erika Noble had 12 points and sank critical jumpshots in both the second and fourth quarters, and Delaney Mayfield had 12 rebounds and 10 points. The Rams improved to 4-3.

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Boys basketball

Jan. 10 – Despite spotting Fillmore High School an early 12-point advantage, Warrior boys basketball collected a 60-54 victory in the Frontier League opener at Fillmore. Bryson Frazer had 20 of his team-leading 26 points in the second half to get the Warriors out on the right foot in league. Defense by Mason Picerni and Frazer in the second quarter drew the Warriors within one at halftime. “It was our defense that ended up winning the game for us. We buckled down, forced turnovers and attacked the basket instead of settling for outside shots,” commented coach Johnny Ward. Omar Miranda had 11 points, and Duncan Gordon had nine.

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Warrior captain Erin Durflinger attacks the ball in a 6-0 Warrior loss to start an onerous Tri-Valley League schedule.

Girls soccer

Jan. 10 – At La Reina High School, an outmatched Warrior girls soccer suffered a 6-0 loss to open its Tri-Valley League slate. La Reina was ahead 5-0 at halftime, but Warrior coach Charles Bryant commented the Warriors played a decent first 20 minutes to a 0-0 tie before the floodgates opened. “After they scored their first goal, we just lost a lot of our momentum, our passes were not as sharp, we were having defensive breakdowns and although we still were fighting, we were losing a majority of the battles,” Bryant said. The Warriors fell to 5-3-1 overall and 0-1 in TVL.

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Civic Calendar Friday, January 17

SB S. County Architectural Board of Review meeting, 9 a.m., 123 E. Anapamu St., Rm. 17, Santa Barbara

Tuesday, January 21

Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Ave., 684-5405 SB County Board of Supervisors meeting, 9 a.m., Board of Supervisors Conference Rm., 105 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, 568-2000

Wednesday, January 22

Carpinteria Valley Water District, Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Ave., 684-2816

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Library preschooler story time, 10:30 a.m., Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Ave., 684-4314 Rotary Club of Carpinteria meeting, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Lions Park Community Building, 6197 Casitas Pass Road, non-members RSVP to 886-6463 Bingo, 1 p.m., Veterans Building, 941 Walnut Ave. Creative Small Business Marketing Support Group, 2-4 p.m., Lucky Llama, 5100 Carpinteria Ave., (818) 468-0540 Farmers Market and Arts & Crafts Fair, 3-6:30 p.m., Linden Ave. downtown, Craft Thursday, March 14 fair: 684-2770 Tasting and Touring CaliBressan, 6-7 p.m., 4193 Carpinteria Ave., Ste. Library preschooler Chocolats story time,du 10:30 a.m., Carpinteria library, 5141 Carpinteria 4, $20,684-4314 684-6900 Ave., Free Stress Veteran’s Acupuncture 6-7 p.m. 4690Community Carpinteria Rotary ClubRelief of Carpinteria meeting, 11:45Clinic, a.m.-1:15 p.m.,drop lionsin,Park Ave. Ste. A, 684-5012 Building, 6197 Casitas Pass road, non-members rSVP to 566-1906 Karaoke, 8 p.m., Carpinteria & Linden Pub, 4954 Bingo, 1 p.m., Veterans Building, 941 Walnut Ave.Carpinteria Linden Ave. The Youngsters, 8:30 Arts p.m.,&The Palms, 701 Linden Ave., 684-3811 Farmers Market and Crafts Fair, 3-6:30 p.m., linden Ave. downtown, Craft Carpinteria Community Church Choir Practice, 7-9 p.m.,1111 Vallecito Road, 745-1153 fair: 684-2770 Free Stress Relief Veteran’s Acupuncture Clinic, 6-7 p.m. drop in, 4690 Carpinteria Ave. Ste.January A, 684-5012 Friday, 17 Karaoke, 8 p.m., Carpinteria & linden Pub, 4954 Carpinteria linden Ave. The Peace Vigil, 5-6 p.m., corner of Linden & Carpinteria Ave. Dusty Jugz Country Night, 9 p.m., the Palms, 701 linden Ave., 684-3811 Big Adventure, 9 p.m., The Palms, 701 Linden Ave., 684-3811

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Ralph Milo Ogan displays one of the oil well bits that he invented. Black gold fever swept Carpinteria in the early 1900s, when wildcat wells started popping up along the coast.

Editor’s note: Last week’s photo pictured the Curtis home on the corner of 8th Street and Linden Avenue. Susan Damron wrote CVN to say that the home was purchased in 1946 by her grandfather, Hope Manning, who owned it until 1958. He lived there with his wife, Evelyn, and children Frank, Hope and Mary Jane. He also owned Hope’s Grocery less than a block down the CArPiNteriA VAlley MuSeuM of HiStory street, in a building As the nation gears up for March Madness (starting now March 19), CVN occupied by Don thought it would be appropriate to stoke the fire of excitement with anIce Roge and Rainbow image of Carpinteria’s version of highly competitiveCream. basketball. Sports VALLEY MUSEUM HISTORYvie for a piece of the rivals Carpinteria CARPINTERIA and Bishop Diego high OF schools ball at this Feb. 7, 1978 game.

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Tuesday, March 19

SB County Board of Supervisors meeting, 9 a.m., Board of Supervisors Conference rm., 105 e. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, 568-2000 Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Ave., 684-5405

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on the road OPEN HOUSE Preschoolers

Pancakes!

Pancake Breakfast & Preschool

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26th 8:30-11:30am Pancake Breakfast 10am - Noon Preschool Open House & Craft Bring your family and friends for a delicious breakfast and a great start to Catholic Schools’ Week! Cox family represents local pride

On a holiday trip to Milford, Mass., the Cox family donned its 93013 wear while displaying Coastal View News. Santa dropped off sweatshirts and T-shirts for Grant, Beth, Mia and Carter Cox of Carpinteria as well as Denette and Mike Lauer, Grant’s brother, and family to layer up to tour some of chilly New England. Daytrips included visits to Plymouth Rock, Cape Cod, Boston and Providence, Rhode Island.

For more information, visit us: mountcarmelschool.net 530 Hot Springs Road in Santa Barbara 805.969.5965 Our Lady of Mount Carmel School serves grades PK-8 and is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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email it to news@coastalview.com. Tell us about your trip!

Car • PET • teria

Handsome and husky

Nanook, aka Mr. Fluffy Pants, loves to chat and adores a good romp with his fellow canines. The friendly 3-year-old Siberian Husky has a reputation as a “cuddle bug” according to his human mom, Connie. When you ask him, “Where is momma?” he will tell you a story. The humans in his household know him as a perfect gentleman, but his feline cohabitants would disagree.

Tell us about your pet and send us a picture, too. Favorite snacks, special tricks, nicknames, let all of Carpinteria know about your furry, feathered or scaly family member. Email news@coastalview.com

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Coastal View News • Carpinteria, California

Around Town Birthday buddies celebrate 98 and 3

Providing local news and information for the Carpinteria Valley

Barbara McCurry, who is also known as “the waffle lady,” turned 98 on Jan. 12 and discovered that there is no better way to celebrate her birthday than alongside her precisely 95 years younger greatgranddaughter. Penny Rowe turned 3 the same day and enjoyed dinner at The Palms restaurant with her great-grandmother and several family members representing the two generations between the birthday girls.

Managing Editor Lea Boyd Associate Editor Peter Dugré Sales Associate Dan Terry Graphic Designer Kristyn Whittenton Student Intern Joe Rice Publishers Gary L. Dobbins, Michael VanStry Coastal View News is locally owned and operated by RMG Ventures, LLC, 4856 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013, and is published every Thursday. Coastal View News has been adjudged a newspaper of general circulation by the Superior Court of Santa Barbara County, Case No. 210046. Coastal View News assumes no responsibility for unsolicited material.

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