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Local landlord talks Carpinteria opportunities By Peter Dugré
At the city’s January meeting to plan its priorities for the coming year, much of what was on planners’ plates revolved around one person, Victor Schaff. The investor, landlord and proprietor of S&S Seeds had his nose in so much of Carpinteria’s ongoing land transfers and development ideas that Mayor Brad Stein CoUrTeSy PHoTo quipped, “He’s got to take off the Monopoly Victor Schaff is set to Man’s hat. It’s some- close escrow on the body else’s turn.” Salvation Army property However coincidental in the coming weeks. it might be that Schaff was in the vortex of the discussion, it’s apparent his eyes are zeroed in on some of Carpinteria’s biggest commercial transactions and opportunities. “I’m always looking for an opportunity. I live here, and I like the city,” explained Schaff in a recent conversation, while downplaying the flurry of recent moves. Schaff’s more recent interests center around an irony. He owns S&S Seeds, a company that sells seeds to public agencies and developers for big projects, but the property where the company sits—on Carpinteria Avenue adjacent to Viola Fields (the old 7Up building)—does not belong to Schaff. The local land baron owns Venoco’s offices; he bought them last year. He owns the six buildings at Carpinteria Business Park that are 100 percent occupied by lynda.com. He leases space for his own business. The quest to find a home for S&S led him first to throw out an offer for the Tee Time property on Carpinteria Avenue. The property is held up in bankruptcy court in Nevada, and the City of Carpinteria has moved to acquire the land for $1.5 million, the amount owed in back taxes to Santa Barbara County. The city’s bid is a long shot, given that anyone can swoop in and make an offer. Schaff got cold feet and backed out of escrow. “I dropped it. I was looking into development potential and found there was too much risk and time involved to determine what could be built there,” he said. Considering the hurdles to development, the city may stand a decent chance at acquiring the property. “In my lifetime, I don’t think I’ll see anything developed there,” Schaff said. “I believe there would be big opposition from the public,” he said. “I’m not telling
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Cate School girls water polo hosted its first ever CIF playoff match on Feb. 18, and the seniorladen home squad willed itself to a 7-6 victory over Palm Springs High School. Cate’s Sophie Maes sank the game’s first goal, pictured, but the teams traded goals for three quarters. Senior four-year starter Caroline Montgomery nailed a penalty shot in the waning seconds of the third quarter to put the Rams up 7-6, and neither team scored in the fourth.
Studies recommend new Summerland fire station By LeA BoyD
Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District’s efforts to relocate the Summerland station, a project that has been waylaid for the last year, appears to be returning to its original course. A professional fire station location analysis and a citizen ad-hoc committee on fire station improvements came to at least one common conclusion this month: the district should purchase the property available on Lillie Avenue and Temple Street and construct a new fire station. The board, which is down one member due to the Jan. 29 passing of longtime Director Bob Duncan, received the results of the location study by consultant Diamante Partners as well as the recommendations of the citizens committee during its Feb. 18 meeting. Diamante used call response times throughout the district—most of which fall within the optimal fiveminute range—to determine that the existing stations are in ideal locations. “your forefathers did a really good job putting fire stations in good locations,” said consultant Jeff Meston. By factoring in the state of the current Summerland
station, which has been deemed seismically unsound and too small, among other deficiencies, and the dearth of alternative real estate suitable for a new station, Diamante concluded that moving forward with the proposed station, just a stone’s throw from the existing station, is the district’s best course of action. The Mosquito and Vector Management District, which owns the proposed property and operates out of the existing building there, has already agreed to the sale of the site to CSFPD. Additionally, the County of Santa Barbara has approved of the station design, and the Summerland community has embraced it. Until last year, the fire board was steadily moving toward a bond measure to ask voters to cover the costs of the $5 to $6 million Summerland station, as well as a more recently proposed $5 to $6 million Carpinteria station rebuild. Plans hit a snag when two new members were elected to the fire board in 2012 and began questioning several of the assumptions on which the dual station plans were founded. New board members Chris Johnson
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A Newbury Park man driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 101 on Feb. 17 perished from injuries he sustained as the result of two collisions with other vehicles. The incident took place just north of Santa Monica Road at 1:07 a.m. Wrong-way driver Timothy A. Morhar, 44, was at the wheel of an Infiniti I30 when it collided with a Nissan Altima then continued down the highway out of control before colliding with a Honda Odyssey containing a family from Goleta. Both the Honda and the Infiniti caught fire. The four occupants of the Honda, including two children, were able to escape the car before it was engulfed in flames, but Morhar remained trapped inside the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver of the Honda sustained major injuries, but injuries to the other members of his family were listed as minor. The two occupants of the Nissan, both residents of Goleta, also sustained only minor injuries. The CHP is investigating whether alcohol or drugs played a role in the collision.
Facelift planned for Shepard Place Shops
The Towbes Group, owner of Shepard Place Shops, has entered the city permitting process to remodel building facades and replace landscaping throughout the shopping center. Carpinteria’s Architectural Review Board reviewed the Casitas Pass Road project on Feb. 13 and provided overall support for the plans, which include minor changes to buildings and replacement of lawn and other landscaping with drought tolerant agaves, succulents and ground cover. The center has remained largely unchanged since it was built in the 1970s, and the proposed remodel would simply replaster the front façade and side walls and replace the wood finish on the exterior columns with plaster. Members of the ARB encouraged the applicant to move potentially dangerous thorny plants away from sidewalks to avoid harming pedestrians, particularly students from the nearby middle school. The majority of the plaza’s existing trees would be maintained. Community Development Department Director Jackie Campbell will consider the scope of the project and decide whether it requires a review by the planning commission or simply staff approval.
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The community is invited to attend a free workshop entitled “The ABCs of Suicide Prevention – Just in Case” on Wednesday, March 26, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Carpinteria Woman’s Club, 1059 Vallecito Road. Sponsored by HopeNet of Carpinteria, the workshop will feature Lisa Firestone, Ph.D., of The Glendon Association, an international authority on suicide prevention. Participants will learn warning signs, coping strategies and sources of support. Spanish translation will be provided. For more information, contact 570-3068 or firstname.lastname@example.org or go to hopenetofcarp.org.
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Continued from page 1 you that’s bad.” Schaff had wanted to build a headquarters for S&S there and to relocate All Around Landscape Supply there. He acquired All Around last year. Schaff has now decided to purchase the Salvation Army property on Cindy Lane, which is adjacent to his other business park holdings. He’s buying the 26,000-square-foot and 32,000-squarefoot buildings from lynda.com, his tenant. “Typically companies do not own properties, they lease from someone else,” Schaff said. In his case, he wants to move S&S seeds to one of the buildings, and said, “There’s some potential lynda. com may occupy the other building once it’s renovated.” Schaff also owns the Astro Building at Lomita Lane and Via Real. Last year he acquired Gallup & Stribling and the property containing its massive orchid greenhouses at the west end of Via Real. He since sold the business but still holds the property. And in a trade for a Santa Barbara property, he took the deed for
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The law requires the fire board to appoint a replacement for Boardmember Duncan in the next 60 days, or, should the board fail to fill the seat, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors can select the fifth board member. The appointment will be publically noticed, and residents interested in temporarily filling the seat can apply through the district. As stated by the Brown Act, board members are prohibited from discussing the applicants with one another outside of their public meetings. “It’s not going to be a backroom deal,” said Boardmember Craig Price. “The discussion and dialogue will occur one month from now at our board meeting.” Given the magnitude of the nearfuture decisions facing the board—such as whether or not the district will move forward with a $12 million bond measure on the November ballot—Price said he hopes to appoint someone “who can get up to speed very quickly.”
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and Bill Taff, along with several residents of the district, asked for more information to judge the need to for a new Summerland fire station at the proposed site. Remodeling the Carpinteria station, which is in better condition than its sister station but still aging and lacking modern facilities, also deserved more scrutiny, the new board members said. Last fall, in an effort to improve clarity on the issue, the board decided to collect input from a citizens committee and contract the location study. Diamante was hired, and a group of 12 district residents chosen to represent a cross section of the community began meeting to consider how the district should move forward. After several meetings, the citizens group unanimously agreed that, first and foremost, the Summerland station needs addressing and “time is of the essence.” The committee also recommended, by consensus, that the project be funded through a general obligation bond; relocating to the proposed site would be the best option; the committee should provide input if a firm is hired to complete voter polling; funding for a Carpinteria station should be included if a bond is put before voters; the proposed Summerland site should be purchased as soon as possible to secure the property and reduce bond debt; a cost of construction analysis should be completed before the bond amount is fixed; the scope of the Carpinteria project should be better defined before the bond goes before voters; and all parties involved in the district—the board, administrators and labor groups—should be united in support of the bond measure. Margaret Baker, Padaro Lane resident and vocal critic of the district’s dual station plans, served on the citizens committee and addressed the board after the group’s recommendations were announced. She noted that the committee had based its conclusions on information provided mainly by Fire Chief Mike Mingee and that the Diamante study had not been unveiled by the time the committee made its recommendations. “I feel somewhat irresponsible voting on these things without having seen the actual study,” she said. The Diamante study concluded that though the Summerland station is the top priority for replacement, the Carpinteria station should be remodeled in order to meet seismic standards and contemporary demands for space, safety and training facilities. In the district’s long-term future, Diamante suggested adding a fire squadron in the Santa Claus Lane region, which would reduce the response time in the area between the Carpinteria and Summerland stations.
the Crushcakes bakery property in downtown Carpinteria last year. Mayor Stein’s “Monopoly man” remark might have been spot on. Schaff, however, downplayed the moves. His actions were not a concerted effort. He explained, S&S never filled up its Carpinteria home in the nine years it has been there. Business slowed when the economy took a dive. The seeds are not in as high demand since construction dropped off. “I don’t anticipate the economy going up like it did before the recession,” Schaff said. He sought a smaller headquarters in Carpinteria and began finding other opportunities. In the long run, he said, he might be done acquiring Carpinteria property, particularly offices. Locally, the office vacancy rate hovers around 15 percent, making it the weakest component of the commercial market, according to Schaff. He pointed to the vacant Microsoft building behind Albertsons as an example of how hard it has become to fill office space in the city. What makes Carpinteria attractive is its position close to the workforce residing in Ventura, Schaff said, but some busi-
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Water District declares a drought emergency Customers asked to reduce use by 20 percent
SUBMITTED BY CARPINTERIA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT Without a dramatic reduction in customer use of water, enabling the district to extend the use of its available water supplies, your Water Board may have no choice but to propose a rationing program by the end of this year, if not sooner. No one wants this to happen. We need to change our ways. The drought has dramatically intensiﬁed: • Governor Brown on Jan. 17, 2014 declared a statewide Drought Emergency. • The County of Santa Barbara declared a Drought Emergency on Jan. 21. • On Jan. 31 the California Department of Water Resources announced there would be no new State Water deliveries this year, a ﬁrst in its history if the declaration is made ﬁnal on May 1. • Lake Cachuma, the district’s primary source of water, has dramatically declined to something less than a two-year supply. • Looking back from January, customers have used the most water in a 12-month period since October of 2000, placing a much greater demand on shrinking water supplies. As a result, on Feb. 12 your Water Board declared a Stage 1 Drought Emergency, requesting customers reduce their water use by 20 percent. On the supply side, the district has taken major steps to beef up its groundwater production capability. The district now has a smooth running El Carro Well capable of producing up to 1,500 acre feet per year. With a new stainless steel Headquarters Well scheduled to come on line in March, groundwater production could go up another 1,700 AF per year. And steps are being taken to bring the Lyons and Smillie wells back into production that could add another several hundred acre feet of annual production capacity. But this would still leave the district short by 1,000 AF of water in a normal water year without drought conditions. By August of 2014 the district will have utilized 2,058 AF of state water since January of 2013, the most it’s ever used in such a short time frame. But what’s to come with the State Water Project and no new deliveries? At its Feb. 26 meeting, your board will consider participating in a Central Coast Water Authority (CCWA) program utilizing a broker to ﬁnd and help acquire marketed water outside of the Department of Water Resources State Water Dry
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Year Program. It would utilize the State Water Project to wheel water to Lake Cachuma through CCWA conveyance facilities for use in the Carpinteria Valley. But this cannot yet be counted on. Next water year, which for the district begins on Oct. 1, 2014, the State Water Project could become a major source of supply for Carpinteria Valley and other south coast water agencies if Northern California were to experience several substantial storms like the one during the ﬁrst week of February, which produced more precipitation in one week than occurred in all of 2013. This would be most fortuitous if Lake Cachuma should not realize any signiﬁcant recharge in next year’s so-called rainy season. Of course no one is counting on this happening. It’s just a possibility. The drought could continue in the north just as it might here in the Carpinteria Valley and Lake Cachuma area. The district will participate in the Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board’s construction of an Emergency Pumping System at Lake Cachuma for use by early September. This pumping system will enable the district to utilize water stored in Lake Cachuma below the level of the gravity feed intake into the Tecolote Tunnel, extending the life of the Cachuma supply into the coming 2014-15 (hopefully) rainy season. But what then if the rains do not come and the drought continues? The board and staff are taking actions now to promote and campaign for substantial water conservation. A dramatic 20 percent reduction by customers is needed now to ensure that we can live within our remaining Cachuma supplies and limited groundwater resources. And staff is keeping an eye out for any available state and federal aid to assist. Please call the district at 684-2816 x116 for a free water use check-up and advice on how to reduce your water use. The district’s website, cvwd.net, also remains an ongoing source of information about the drought and conservation tips. Your board’s Drought Management Committee comprised of Directors June Van Wingerden and Alonzo Orozco continues to meet with district staff every second and fourth Monday at 12:30 p.m. at 1301 Santa Ynez Ave. to discuss and plan for next steps in this drought, including the possible Stage 2 Drought Emergency declaration to address a shortage of water and require rationing by customers. Customers are encouraged and always welcome to attend these public “bring your own lunch” meetings.
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Remembering Daisy Merrick
It was a Fourth of July some years ago. I was with the family at backside Rincon. The Merricks were next to us. It was one of those very rare days, hot winds, perfect waves, ﬂawless aqua green water. It’s one of those days you don’t know will happen until it happens. You show up early with a few bottles of water and a bag of chips and before you know it, it’s sunset. The family is crusty, the kids are starving but nobody wants to leave and you just have to stay a little more. As we’re packing up, Britt asks if we can spare any liquid provisions. We hand over our waters and Britt graciously accepts, knowing he just averted potential anarchy from his parched children, Daisy and Isaiah. But to my surprise, I reach into our icebox and pull out a gem and hand it to Daisy and Isaiah. Isaiah is still very young and it takes him a moment to read the label and realize the prize he and his sister hold, a sweating bottle of ice-cold root beer. Daisy says, “We have to ﬁnd a bottle opener” ready to share with her brother, whom she obviously adores. This is a moment I will remember forever; the glow of a hopelessly happy child’s eyes when mystiﬁed by something as simple as a cold root beer on hot day. That is how I will always remember Daisy. And I believe that is how Daisy remembers herself; a girl loving life, surﬁng with her dad, being kissed by her loving mother on her salty forehead, sharing a root beer with her brother, oblivious to anything but the happiness of being with her family, surrounded by those she loves, with not a care in the world. That was Daisy’s moment.
Jason Jacquet Carpinteria
The Summerland stepchild
The recent Coastal View News article on school building deﬁciencies makes no mention of the most deﬁcient campus, Summerland. Summerland students, with an insufﬁcient play area, are subject to the noise and fumes of a freeway only 150 feet away, a situation that will worsen with the construction of a third lane. In 2008, a group of Summerland
parents came up with a way to solve all of this, an economically practical plan for moving the school up Valencia Road to the district-owned Whitney property. The administration trashed this proposal before the board with false analogies to the difﬁculties of building on the Toro Canyon site. Approximately 23 percent of the 1995 $17.5 million bond issue is being paid for by the Summerland district. As the result of a public records act request, I have a complete list of the expenditures made with this $17.5 million, and although site information is incomplete, I cannot ﬁnd that any of this money was spent on the Summerland School. Will Summerland area residents allow themselves to be suckered again?
Royce D Stauffer Carpinteria
Developing a drought battle plan
I am wondering what motivated Carpinteria Valley Water District to mail a water conservation survey asking whether we ﬁnd water conservation important, and do we agree with ﬁndings. Why not instead educate the public about present and future water conditions based on our current knowledge? Address how with a little thought and kindness, which most Carpinterians have, we can stop wasting water. Here are some suggestions: When we need to repair or replace our driveways (public and private) we can make them permeable, so the water will percolate into the soil thereby reducing usage and your monthly bill. Suggest that restaurants ask if you want water with ice or not. Replace grass with drought resistant ground covers, thereby reducing maintenance, pesticides and costs again. Our city should provide us with an opportunity to purchase rain barrel collectors and mulch containers. All public buildings should start collecting rainwater as a standard requirement, which in turn can be used to address water needs. Take a look around and see how else you can protect your earth for yourself and others. Try it, it’s good for your health and will make you smile.
T. Knox Carpinteria
This ‘n’ that PLASTIC BAGS BACK: Vons grocery store recently started offering 20-cent plastic bags at checkout, a legal move that had several shoppers asking “What about the city bag ban?” To answer that question, city Environmental Coordinator Erin Maker told CVN that the 2.25 millimeter thick bags meet the Carpinteria ordinance’s deﬁnition of “reusable.” CREATIVE RAIN REQUESTS: Coastal View News columnist Fran Davis’ lyrical account of the drought was selected for publication on New Verse News, a poetry blog geared toward newsworthy topics. Visit newversenews.blogspot.com/ and scroll down to ﬁnd the Feb. 16 post. GOODBYE TO BOB: Longtime Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District Director Bob Duncan, who passed away on Jan. 29, will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. at Lions Park, 6197 Casitas Pass Road.
A BEARY INTERESTING STORYTIME: Smokey the Bear and his forest ranger friend will pay a visit to children attending storytime at the Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Ave., this week. The event on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 10:30 a.m. is best for children ages 5 and up.
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the summerland shore
Summerland’s water woes Some time ago, the Summerland Water District threw in the towel and joined the Montecito Water District. There were good reasons. Costs for maintaining such a petite district were high, and Summerland’s sole water source was Lake Cachuma, whereas big brother Montecito had Jameson Lake, a bit of tunnel water and some rumored groundwater. Jameson Lake is now silted over and whatever groundwater there was has been sucked up by a billion blades of grass. With Lake Cachuma looking more like a hog wallow than a water source, the Montecito district—our district—says it will run out of water by July unless desperate measure are taken. Desperate measures so far are calls to cut back water usage by 30 percent across the board, and this week the water board announced an allocation system. The rationale for this system is contained in a 23-page document, with graphs, released last week. And yesterday general manager Tom Mosby was scheduled to address an emergency meeting called by the Summerland Citizens Association. The bare fact is that the Montecito Water District has only 5,300 acre feet left for the rest of the year (vs. 6,500 AF in a normal rain year). Single family residences make up 94 percent of all accounts and use 74 percent of the water. This week the district was set to adopt a multi-tier rate system, with water to be billed at escalating rates based on use. Single family users will be restricted to 25 hundred cubic feet (HCF) per month, with the possible addition of 112 HCF (per year?) for “non-essential outdoor uses.” I’m still trying to figure this one out. In my opinion lawns should be the first to go. They’re a fluky artifact from our English forbears and their extravagant, nature-built emerald carpets. We don’t have natural lush lawn conditions here, but we love them all the same. The only big lawn I know of in Summerland is the one at Lookout Park. Without that stretch of green, the park would be a scabby bit of dusty blufftop, so I’m hoping the county can find a way to use reclaimed water to keep it green. They aren’t at present; there’s no infrastructure for it, according to Parks Operations Manager Jeff Lindgren. Water envy during shortages is inevitable. There’s already grumbling in town about the emerald landscaping over the hill. Those two golf courses? They suck down a combined 62,676 HCF a year. Remember the last severe drought we had and the case of Harold Simmons, the billionaire Montecito lawn lover who didn’t think the rules should apply to him? He kept his acres green and paid the $20,000 in penalties without blinking an eye.
Water envy is contagious. People will start ratting on their neighbors for washing their cars in the driveway, daytime lawn watering, leaky sprinklers and sprinklers in general, which lose a lot of water in the air. There will be a run on efficient drip systems and lines. Howls will go up when someone tries to pull a “Harold Simmons” again. Fair’s fair, we’ll say. Don’t ask us to stop flushing our toilets so someone else can keep his hedges green. We do what we can to cut back 30 percent. Install low-flow toilets and showers (and take short showers), flush less frequently, don’t let the water run during tooth brushing, launder less often. My husband and I are thinking about installing a gray water system—hoses hooked up to washer and sink, and we’re catching shower and sink water in buckets to water plants. And, hey, we have a rain barrel. During that first puny rain, it caught the roof water and filled up. We ran a hose from it to water the plants in our garden. The second rain half-filled the barrel, and we’ll give that to the plum tree. Not that it’s enough. When water is plentiful we take it for granted. Let it flow. The city of Sacramento doesn’t even have water meters, for heaven’s sake! There’s nothing nicer than the sight, sound and smell of clean flowing water. Only during scarcity do we give our water miracle a second thought. Where it comes from, how every drop is clean enough for drinking. You wouldn’t use precious bottled water to flush the toilet, but you don’t think a thing about using the tap’s clean, potable water for that purpose. It’s not just plants that are thirsty; it’s animals, too. We have two birdbaths for thirsty fliers. For the ground dwellers, snakes, lizards, bunnies, mice, we’re advised to put out shallow bowls or basins. A couple of months ago, before the first rain, my husband opened the rain barrel to find a very large gopher snake coiled in the bottom, just its head and nose held above a couple inches of water. We figure it smelled the water, crawled up the overflow hose to the top of the barrel, fell in and was trapped. Good thing Roger found it then. A decayed snake in the rain barrel would have been a really rotten thing to discover. One good thing: The upside of topsyturvy weather—fresh strawberries while the East is buried in snow. 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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Roy Frederick Olsen 8/13/1925 – 2/7/2014
Roy Frederick Olsen went to be with our Lord on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Roy was born on Aug. 13, 1925 to Herbert and Gladys Olsen in Santa Barbara’s Cottage Hospital. The second of seven children, Roy grew up attending local schools and graduated from Santa Barbara High School. He served in the U.S. Army in the occupational forces in Japan at the end of World War II. Roy always enjoyed working in agriculture. Universities and other institutions would often contact him for advice regarding crop and cattle projects. I vividly remember him telling me that he loved planting things and watching God make them grow. Roy met Norma Jane Greer while working in Malibu, and they were married in 1953. Roy and Norma moved to Santa Barbara where their first daughter, Deborah, was born. They later moved to Maria Ygnacia Ranch where their second daughter, Cynthia, was born. After a move to a neighboring ranch, Roy accepted a position managing Rancho Monte Alegre in Carpinteria, where both girls graduated from high school. Roy and Norma then moved to Rancho San Carlos in Santa Barbara. They had been married for 39 years when our dear mother, Norma, passed away. Roy retired and moved to Ventura where he married Marylou Decker in 1994. Always a cowboy at heart, Roy raised his girls with a love of animals, a respect for nature, a strong work ethic and the belief that honesty is a requirement in life. (“If you never lie, you never have to try to remember what you told someone,” he once told me). He never hesitated to help anyone, whether they asked or he volunteered assistance. I remember once stopping and helping someone at the side of a road. It turned out to be a greater need than it appeared at the time, and he told me afterward, “God tells you when to stop.” Roy is survived by his wife of 20 years, Marylou; his daughters, Cindy (John) Ferguson of Ventura, and Debbie (John) Pascaloff of Keswick, Va.; his sister, Kathi Krystal (Bob Buswell) of Seaside, Calif.; grandchildren, Jessica Macias (Carlos Rodriquez) and Alex (Amber) Macias; great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Jasmine Estrada and Bailey Macias and numerous nieces and nephews. Roy was preceded in death by his first wife Norma, and his siblings, John, Clara, Art, Anne and David. Roy will be greatly missed for his love, his sense of humor, his advice and his knowledge. The world will be a much smaller place without him. Daddy, we miss you so much and look forward to the time when we all are together again. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m. at Charles Carroll Funeral Home, 15 Teloma Dr., Ventura, CA (805-642-8134). In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity in Roy’s memory.
Edna Ruth “Eddi” Hastings 12/31/1918 – 2/14/2014
Edna Ruth “Eddi” Hastings, born Dec. 31, 1918, passed away peacefully at 95 years of age on Feb. 14, 2014. Eddi was born in Kentucky but grew up in Nashville, Tenn. After graduating from high school, she spent a year at the Chicago Art Institute. She then enrolled at Vanderbilt University where she met her future husband, William Paul Hastings. After graduation they married. The war broke out and Bill enlisted in the army. Eddi thoroughly enjoyed the role of an officer’s wife and looked upon their 30 moves as adventures. They lived all over the United States as well as numerous overseas postings including Germany, Belgium, Korea and Okinawa. After being sent to Vietnam numerous times, Bill decided to retire from the Army, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. In 1966 they chose Carpinteria for their permanent home. Bill passed away in 1986 and Eddi rekindled her artistic talent and became involved in the local art scene. She was a member of the Santa Barbara Art Association and served as president. She was a very gifted artist, and her award winning paintings were hung in many galleries in town. One of the most gratifying events later in her life was attending, along with her entire family, the graduation of her oldest granddaughter, Michelle, from Vanderbilt University exactly 50 years after her own graduation. Eddi is survived by her son, William Hartwell Hastings, and his wife, Sandy; her grandson William Keith Hastings and his fiancée Rachel; granddaughters Michelle Hastings Doyle and Jessica Richardson; and great-granddaughters Lauren and Lindsay Doyle. She was predeceased by her daughter, Frances Small, in 2009. Services will be held at a later date as it was Eddi’s wish to be buried with her husband at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Eddi’s name to the Santa Barbara Art Association or the Carpinteria Valley Arts Council. Previously published obituaries may be read online at coastalview.com
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When I was first living on my own, buying and cooking my own food in the backto-nature style, I developed a fondness for granola. (Muesli does not have enough crunch for me.) I can remember somebody visiting and watching amazed as I chomped through a large bowl of granola—in fact, I still love granola. After much happy crunching, I was informed that granola was at least half fat and sugar, and perhaps CheeriWITTWER os might be a better choice. Where are the food police when I need them? What about the diets that we tried? There was the grapefruit diet, the protein diet and the wire-your-mouth-shut diet. Of course it made sense that if you were on a diet and you went out to eat, you ordered a salad. Then even salads became suspect because if you were counting calories, it seems you had to count the ones in the blue cheese, the ones in the croutons, the ones in the bacon, and the ones in the salami. Thus, salads ended up being more for football players than for dieters. At some point I read that food eaten after 8 p.m. would end up being more fattening than if eaten earlier. I don’t know why I didn’t see through this right away. Of course, if you stop eating late at night those are calories you are not putting in your body regardless of the time of day, and since these calories are not in your body, it will be next to impossible for them to make you fat. I’m sure we all could go on and on about these various food myths or misunderstandings; just don’t expect closure anytime soon. Let me leave you with one reassuring conclusion: not only does moderate consumption of red wine help you have a healthy heart, you can also consume white wine or distilled spirits and experience the same benefits. And, hopefully, that is the final word on wine—at least for my next 30 years or so.
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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.
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The library, of course. ––John Stephenson
Tarpits. ––George Kaklamanos
Linden Ave. ––Angela Summerson
Roxanne’s A Wish and a Dream. They always have new ideas for crafting projects. ––Jayne Diaz Larry’s comment: “Frank’s Bench” on the Franklin Trails, and the runner-up is my own bed.
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Carpinteria Middle School Spelling Bee winner Naomi Buchmiller, pictured at right, with third-place finisher Liam Slade, second-place Michelle Alpizar and Masonic Lodge Worshipful Master Myron Shann.
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Following an intense Carpinteria middle School spelling bee at masonic Lodge #444 on Feb. 6, sixth-grader Naomi buchmiller was crowned local champion. Seventhgrader Liam Slade took second place, and creating a bit of local spelling bee history, sixth-grader michelle Alpizar took third place, to claim two of the top three spots for the youngest grade level in the sixth-to-eighth grade competition. the winning word was “acapella” or “A Capella.” Neither of the top two spelled it correctly but the third error knocked Slade into second place and secured victory for buchmiller. buchmiller and Alpizar will compete at the county level for fourth- through six-graders on Feb. 27. Slade and Kai McCarty, the local bee’s fourth-place finisher, will enter the Junior high bee on the same day.
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to update parents on curriculum changes, Canalino School will host Family math Night on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the school, 1480 Linden Ave. Principal Jamie persoon and elementary math coach Kristy Guerrero will give a presentation on new Common Core Standards and what implementation will look like in the classroom. the presenters will also offer tips on how families can support children in achieving
A man contacted deputies on Feb. 1 to report that four creditors had notified him about accounts, which he knew nothing about, linked to his social security number. in mid-december, Neiman marcus department store called to inform the man that somebody had attempted to open an online account with the store. he put an end to the activity before it started. days later, discover card called him due to activity in philadelphia, penn., but again the suspicious activity was nipped in the bud. Soon after, Wells Fargo contacted the man about his new Raymour & Flanigan Furniture Store account in des moines, iowa. And for the fourth hit, the man heard from Lowe’s and an account associated with him but under a different name. deputies initiated an investigation with the name that had been used at Lowe’s against the victim’s credit.
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she had suffered injuries after her male cousin shoved her into a fire late on Feb. 1. deputies caught up with the woman as she was being treated by paramedics on holly Avenue, and she said the incident happened at Carpinteria State beach earlier in the evening. the alleged victim of the intentional shove into open flames wanted to press charges. Other witnesses escorted deputies to the campsite/crime scene, but the alleged culprit was no longer there. deputies turned the investigation over to state park rangers who were piecing together the incident that occurred on state turf.
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deputies were able to track down a missing laptop computer after motel surveillance footage identified a 57-yearold woman and motel guest as the person who walked away with the misplaced computer Feb. 8 on Via Real. the victim, happy to get his computer back, elected to not press charges even though the hard
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dr. Seuss and his lyrical literature continue to inspire young readers around the world, and in honor of Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America day, Canalino School is inviting community volunteers to read aloud in classrooms on monday, march 3. books by Seuss will be supplied for anyone interested in donating time reading to children. to volunteer, call Canalino Library at 684-4141 x225.
drive had been wiped clean by the time it was tracked down the following day. When deputies first interviewed with the computer-commandeering suspect, she stated she had found the “free laptop” and had brought it to a friend’s home in Goleta to have it “reset.” She could retrieve it, she said. the victim had told deputies he removed his computer bag from his vehicle the previous evening and discovered it was not in his vehicle the following morning while he was on his way to work. motel staff reviewed surveillance video for him, which showed him placing the bag on the ground in the parking lot, but never carrying it off with him. Later in the evening, another motel guest pulled into the parking lot and did carry the found bag to her room. in addition to the laptop, which the man valued at $5,000, the bag contained personal tax paperwork. deputies followed the suspect to a Goleta residence, where they retrieved the laptop—no bag—sitting outside the door. Asked where the bag had gone, the woman said she did not know. She called another man who told her that he ditched the bag in a dumpster at a gas station in Santa barbara. they were able to dumpster dive and retrieve the bag and tax documents. deputies also contacted the Goleta man who had left the computer outside his door. he said he was aware of the circumstances behind how he had acquired the computer. he also said the contents of the computer were irretrievably erased.
So clean was the hard drive that the computer did not even have an operating system on which to run. the victim was grateful just to see his laptop again and said he would not pursue charges. deputies told the woman that misappropriation of lost property was a crime and that her future may include a call from the district attorney’s office if it wished to prosecute her.
Found wallet, lost meth
A deputy was flagged down by a tourist who had found a wallet near Linden Avenue and Sandyland Road on the afternoon of Feb. 5. the deputy rummaged through the property and discovered a payroll check with the business’s and employee’s name on it. the wallet also contained a small bindle of crystal meth. the deputy found the wallet owner through the business. he denied knowing how the meth entered the wallet. deputies removed the meth and handed over the wallet, but could not prove that the man possessed the meth.
Burglary: Via Real Public intoxication: Via Real Theft (from vehicles): Calle ocho, Calle Arena, Canalino drive Vandalism: Linden Avenue
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8:30 a.m., Edward Jones Coffee Club, 5320 Carpinteria Ave., suite J, 684-8470
10:30 a.m., Library preschooler story time, Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Ave., 684-4314
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Rotary Club of Carpinteria meeting, Lions Park Community building, 6197 Casitas Pass Road, non-members RsvP to 886-6463 1 p.m., Bingo, veterans building, 941 Walnut Ave. 2-4 p.m., Creative Small Business Marketing Support Group, Lucky Llama, 5100 Carpinteria Ave., (818) 468-0540 3-6:30 p.m., Farmers Market and Arts & Crafts Fair, Linden Ave. downtown, Craft fair: 684-2770
6-7 p.m., Tasting and Touring Chocolats du CaliBressan, 4193 Carpinteria Ave., ste. 4, $20, 684-6900 6-7 p.m. drop in, Free Stress Relief Veteran’s Acupuncture Clinic, 4690 Carpinteria Ave. ste. A, 684-5012
8 p.m., Karaoke, Carpinteria & Linden Pub, 4954 Carpinteria Linden
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State Beach Volunteer Day
in honor of Carpinteria state beach’s 82nd birthday, Friends of Channel Coast state Parks will hold a volunteer day on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park. the event will be co-hosted by First District supervisor salud Carbajal, who called the park “a jewel of the santa barbara Coastline.” Up to 100 volunteers are sought to beautify the park grounds during the event by installing plants, painting and removing trash and weeds. volunteers will meet and sign in at the campground’s amphitheater, and day-use parking will be free for participants. those interested in volunteering can find out more and can also register online by visiting friendsofccsp.org/ show-carp-some-love.
Plant Society Franklin Trail hike
Like green, growing things? the California native Plant society will lead a hike on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to make a plant list for Franklin trail. Local naturalist Andrea Adams-Morden will guide participants on a 4.5-mile roundtrip hike that includes chaparral, as well as great views of the Channel islands. Participants can help inventory the plant life along the trail. Water, hiking boots, a snack and binoculars are recommended. the group will gather at the end of Meadow view Lane to embark on the hike. Call 684-8077 for more information and to RsvP.
8:30 p.m., The Youngsters, the Palms, 701 Linden Ave., 684-3811 7-9 p.m., Carpinteria Community Church Choir Practice, 1111 vallecito Road, 745-1153
3-5 p.m., Free One-on-one Computer Coaching,
Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Library, reserve time at 684-4314
4-6 p.m., Greg Trine book signing, Curious Cup bookstore, 5285 Carpinteria Ave., 220-6608
5-6 p.m., The Peace Vigil, corner of Linden & Carpinteria Ave. 6-8 p.m., Whitney Brooks Abbott art reception, the Easton Gallery, 557 Hot springs Road, santa barbara 6:30 p.m., Curious Cup Storytime, Coffee bean & tea Leaf, 4991 Carpinteria Ave., 220-6608
9 p.m., Crosscut, the Palms, 701 Linden Ave., 684-3811
the Carpinteria valley Museum of History will hold its lastsaturday-of-the-month benefit Museum Marketplace on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the museum grounds at 956 Maple Ave. Over 70 vendors will offer bargains on antiques, collectibles, plants, hand-crafted gifts and vintage goods of every description. taxdeductible donations of used items for the museum’s rummage tables are accepted any time prior to the day of the market and are greatly appreciated. Call the museum at 684-3112 for selling space reservations or more information on the free event.
CHS baseball to play 100 innings
Warrior boys baseball will swing into the 2014 season with its annual 100-inning game on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at CHs’s John Calderwood Field. the 19th annual marathon game doubles as a fundraiser. varsity and junior varsity players will seek pledges to complete the 100 innings. barbecue lunch will be available on a limited basis. For more information, call the school at 684-4107.
10 a.m.-2 p.m., ABOP (antifreeze, battery, oil, paint disposal), City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Ave., 684-5405 x 445 10 a.m., Carpinteria Salt Marsh docent led tours, free walks start from the park sign, 684-8077
Carpinteria Talent Showcase Five years ago, the Rotary Club of Carpinteria made an impressive discovery: Carpinteria has talent. this year the club will present its fifth Carpinteria talent showcase, a program chock full of skilled performers, on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Plaza Playhouse theater, 4916 Carpinteria Ave. the two-show event raises funds for college scholarships, the purchase of band equipment for local youth and other local community projects. ticket prices are $30 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under. they can be purchased by contacting Donna treloar at 6845489 or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. tickets can also be purchased at www.plazatheater carpinteria.com.
Dick and Charlene Montgomery display an assortment of household treasures at a past Museum Marketplace.
Talent show co-chairs Roland Rotz, left, and David Powdrell get the audience laughing during the 2013 show.
9 p.m., Action Down, the Palms, 701 Linden Ave., 684-3811
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Raising Heritage Poultry for Profit & Pleasure Carpinteria Sage Hill Farm will host a workshop for small, sustainable poultry farmers who are interested in breeding, growing and selling poultry on Sunday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 6700 Casitas Pass Road. The workshop, entitled “Raising Heritage Poultry for Profit & Pleasure,” will teach attendees how to identify breeds, select and breed them legally and safely, create an environment for maximum, natural production and to strategically market poultry for a small farm profit. Registration is $109 and can be completed online sustainablepoultrynetwork.com/ workshops-seminars/.
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Arts & Crafts Preschool Playdate Open House, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 530 Hot Springs Rd., Santa Barbara, free, 9695965 1-4 p.m., Scrabble, Shepard Place Apartment Clubhouse, 1069 Casitas Pass Road, free, 453-2956
2 p.m., Whitney Brooks Abbott artist talk, The Easton Gallery, 557 Hot Springs Road, Santa Barbara
“Downton Abbey” lecture and screening
Fans of historical drama series “Downton Abbey” will be delighted to learn that Santa Barbara Central Library will host a lecture and a screening of season four’s final episode on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Faulkner Gallery, located at the Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu Street. Alister Chapman, professor of history at Westmont College, will give a talk entitled “The Decline of the English Aristocracy: Why the England You Visit Today Doesn’t Look Like a Costume Drama.” The lecture will be followed by the screening of “Downton Abbey,” an international hit series tracing the lives of British aristocrats in the early 20th century. Tea will be available throughout the free event.
7-8 p.m., Al-Anon Meeting, Faith Lutheran Church, 1335 Vallecito Place, 331-4817
“In the Pocket,” a biographical documentary about indomitable composer and producer Quincy Jones, will be viewed and discussed at the next meeting of Flicks Clique on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Ave. The Carpinteria Arts Center’s film club meets monthly to view a new film. This month’s selection explores Jones’ life and career, which spans five decades and includes 26 Grammy awards, numerous Oscar nominations and an Emmy. Jones is also credited with mentoring superstars such as Michael Jackson and Diana Ross. Snacks and refreshments will be provided, and a $5 donation is appreciated.
7-8 a.m., Morning Rotary meeting, Woman’s Club, 1059 Vallecito Rd., $10
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Free One-on-one Computer Coaching, Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Library, reserve time at 684-4314
10:30 a.m.-noon, Meditation, Carpinteria Woman’s club, 1059 Vallecito Rd., 861-8858 1-4 p.m., Knitting Group, Veterans Memorial Hall, 941 Walnut Ave., free, 684-8077
Chamber of Commerce business mixer
The Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce plans to reveal some of Carpinteria’s best kept secrets at its next Multi-Member Business After Hours Mixer on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Rincon Beach Club, 3805 Santa Claus Lane. The event will highlight several of Carpinteria’s lesser-known businesses, giving attendees an opportunity to learn about services and merchandise of which they might be unaware. The cost to attend the mixer is $10 for non-members of the chamber and $5 for members.
5:30-7 p.m., Fighting Back Parent Program, Canalino School, 1480 Carpinteria Ave., 963-1433 x125 or x132
6 p.m., Kiwanis Club Meeting, Veterans Memorial Hall, 941 Walnut Ave., 368-5644
6:30 p.m., Carpinteria Sport Fishing meeting, Carpinteria Library meeting hall, 5141 Carpinteria Ave., 331-8711
5:30-6:30 p.m., Meditation, Carpinteria Woman’s Club, 1059 Vallecito Road, free
7:30 p.m., 8 Ball Tournament, Carpinteria & Linden Pub, 4954 Carpinteria Ave.
noon-2 p.m., Free One-on-one Computer Coaching, Carpinteria Library, 5141 Carpinteria Library, reserve time at 684-4314 1 p.m., Mah Jongg, Sandpiper Mobile Village clubhouse, 3950 Via Real, 729-1310
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1 p.m., Bingo, Veterans Building, 941 Walnut Ave. 6 p.m., Celebrate Recovery (Hurts, Hangups, Addictions), First Baptist Church, 5026 Foothill Rd., 684-3353
10 a.m.-noon, Carpinteria Writers’ Group, Carpinteria
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10 a.m.-noon, Habitat Restoration at Tar Pits Park, meet
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1 p.m., Sandpiper Duplicate Bridge Club, Sandpiper Mobile Village Clubhouse, 3950 Via Real, 684-5522
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Shop local rafﬂe winner claims prize
Nancy Foester, winner of the Shop Where Your Heart is…Carpinteria promotion, holds her prize basket, which is ﬁlled with gift certiﬁcates from participating local businesses. Foester and dozens of other folks collected rafﬂe tickets for making purchases and ﬁnding hidden hearts at over 20 local shops during the ﬁrst two weeks of February. The more participants shopped, the more rafﬂe tickets they earned. According to organizer Kiona Gross of Curious Cup Bookstore, lots of people “loved” the event and some participants earned up to 10 tickets toward the drawing.
Amrit Joy’s Hints for Healthy & Happy Living Let it go and Lighten up ~ Part three This three-part exercise is to help you “let go and lighten up”
Sit up nice and straight, ﬁrm yet comfortable. Check your spine for alignment. Check your mind for focus. Be in the “now.” Now combine the arm movements from parts one and two. First, ﬁngertips touch, shoulders extending out to the sides, and then ﬁngertips touch, shoulders extending upwards. Whatever you didn’t take off before, will come off now. Whatever you didn’t give up before is given up now. Do long, deep breathing and practice the arm movements until you feel lighter, loved, blessed and peaceful. 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.
Infection of the infection ﬁghters
Our tonsils have enjoyed great upward which is always jelly anyway! social mobility within the medical comBut I digress. munity in recent years. There used to be Strep throat can often be diagnosed a time, not too long ago, when removing based on symptoms and physical exam them was the treatment of choice for a ﬁndings. When the tonsils are infected variety of maladies. Sore throat? Tonsil- with strep, people usually have fever, sore lectomy! Speech dethroat, swollen layed? Tonsillectomy! neck glands and Excess lint in your jean red, swollen tonpockets? Try cleaning sils that are someout the pockets before t i m e s c o v e re d washing, but while with pus. They we’re at it, let’s get do not typically those tonsils out! have a runny or The tonsils were esstuffy nose or a ALI JAVANBAKHT, MD sentially viewed as cough. There is expendable. But now actually a scoring we realize that they do play a role. What system based on symptoms and physical that role is, is not fully understood. They exam ﬁndings that helps determine how might have some immune function. They likely it is that a patient has strep throat. might serve as goal posts for a tonsil In cases that are not so clear, a swab of hockey tournament. Or, according to my the throat can help clarify the diagnosis. personal observations of my 3-year-old, There are rapid strep tests that can be they serve as an anti-choking device. done in the doctor’s ofﬁce. The results If my son puts anything in his mouth are usually ready within a few minutes. that’s larger than the space between his The other method of testing for strep is tonsils, he promptly gags, runs to a par- to swab the tonsils, and send the swab to ent with his mouth open ready to expel the lab for a culture, but those results take its contents into the hand of a disgusted a few days to return. parent. (Those are the times I’m glad he’s The treatment of strep throat remains a mama’s boy.) very easy. After all these years, it is one of Whatever their role, the tonsils can also the few bacteria that has not developed be a cause of illness. One of the most com- any resistance. (And it is imperative that mon diseases that can affect the tonsils is it not ﬁnd out!) “strep throat.” Strep throat is caused by Strep throat is transmitted through streptococcus bacteria. How this bacteria saliva. So sharing utensils and spit-wad manages to infect part of the immune straws with someone who has strep system is certainly cause for admiration. should be avoided. It’s like stealing a police car or selling a So be valiant, tonsils of America! vacuum cleaner to the encyclopedia sales- Keep ﬁghting those cold and ﬂu-causing man at your door. viruses if that’s what you really do. (You But ‘strep’ is a rather vague term. There actually might want to clarify that for us are many members of the ‘strep’ family, at some point.) But should you succumb but only a few cause strep throat. Strep to the strep group A or strep group C, progroup A is the most common cause of vided you are not normal carriers of strep strep throat. There is also a strep group group C (another point you might want to B, but that tends to cause vaginal infec- clarify), consider consultation with your tions. Then there’s strep group C. This favorite primary-care provider. At least type can cause strep throat, but it can we have effective treatments for those. also be a normal part of people’s throats. (Originally published Feb. 3, 2011) It’s like the indecisive 5-year-old who stands with the refrigerator door wide Dr. Javanbakht is a Board Certiﬁed Famopen saying repeatedly, “I waaannnntt ily Physician practicing at the Carpinteria … um …” while dad urges her to make Branch of Sansum Clinic. His column won her selection quickly because it’s wasting second place for best original writing at the energy—a concept that seems completely 2010 AFCP awards. A collection of his collost on her. Then dad kicks himself for umns has been compiled into a book entitled, not taking a picture of the refrigerator “For the Health of It!” available at Xlibris. contents and sticking it to the door to help com. Read more of his work at his website, the “Princess” make her menu selection, healthcrap.com.
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Local ﬁlmmaker releases animated book, “The Last Extinction”
Michael Hanrahan’s science ﬁction ebook “The Last Extinction” engages readers with mixed media options that allow the story to leap off the page. Even without animated effects the story is a thriller. An explorer traveling in the Amazon Rainforest discovers a mythical tablet that foretells of six sacred species on the verge of extinction. The fate of humanity is in the balance. Hanrahan is an educator and ﬁlmmaker who teaches environmental media storytelling at UCSB. Published by MOODBOOKS, the book is available on ebook readers iPad, Kindle, Kindle Fire and Nook with an option to view a full-screen animated movie through the enhanced edition. Reviewers commented that the mixed-media options were compelling for young adults. A paperback version is also available at Amazon.com.
Time to submit for art center March show
The intersection of light, darkness and color will be on full display at the Carpinteria Arts Center’s March show “Shadows, Views, and Hues.” Artists entering their take on the theme can drop off up to three original works from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, at CAC, 855 Linden Ave. Ruth Ellen Hoag will jury the show, which will hang from March 1 to April 21 during regular CAC hours. An artists reception is scheduled for Saturday, March 8, from 3 to 5 p.m. The entry fee is $15 for one piece or $20 for up to three. For full details on the ingathering or separate jewelry ingathering on Feb. 21, visit artscarp. org or call 684-7789.
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Whitney Brooks Abbott shows at The Easton
Whitney Brooks Abbott will display her latest explorations into light’s interplay with scenery in her “California” show at The Easton Gallery, 557 Hot Springs Road, starting Friday, Feb. 21. The gallery will host a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. that evening, and Abbott will deliver an artist talk at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23. In her artist statement, Abbott calls painting “the closest thing to the sense of discovery and freedom you ﬁnd as a child exploring the forest.” The Easton is open on weekends from 1 to 5 p.m. or by appointment. For more information, visit eastongallery.com.
Carpinteria Arts Center
Show will run March 1 - April 21, 2014
Thursday, Feb. 21st • 9:30–10:30 am
“Walden Pond” By Ted Rhodes
announcing winners Saturday, March 8th • 3-5pm Music & refreshments
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Email your artcetera tems to news@ coastalview.com “Windward Side Cypress,” Whitney Brooks Abbott
Edgar Landeros photography show, Corktree Cellars, 910 Linden Ave., 6841400 XOXO, art show, Porch, 3823 Santa Claus Lane, 684-0300
Mural artist Chris Charney’s smaller-scale surf scenes have hit the wall at Lucky Llama coffee shop, 5100 Carpinteria Ave. Charney’s murals grace the walls of multiple area Trader Joe’s stores and the 5,000-square-foot pavilion at Paciﬁc View Mall in Ventura. The self-proclaimed “chronic wave doodler” grew up in Ventura and has honed his style painting murals and in oil on wood and canvas. For more information, visit charneyart.com.
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On the wall
Michael Fish Fischer photo show, Island Brewing Co., 5049 6th St., 745-8272
Charney art up at Llama
Happy 90th Birthday
Rosa Markolf art show, Friends of the Library Used Bookstore, 5103 Carpinteria Ave., 566-0033
The more you age the more valuable you become We all think you’re priceless!
Happy 15th Birthday to the best daughter we could ask for!
Chris Charney art show, Lucky Llama, 5100 Carpinteria Ave., 684-8811 Ruby Gloger art show, Curious Cup, 5285 Carpinteria Ave., 220-6608 Love of Nature, Palm Loft Gallery, 410 Palm Ave., 684-9700 Homework Center Masks show, Carpinteria Library Multipurpose Room, 5141 Carpinteria Ave., 684-4314 Bon Appétit, Carpinteria Valley Arts Center, 855 Linden Ave., 684-7789 Sue Precht, For the love of animals & nature show, Zookers, 5404 Carpinteria Ave., 684-8893
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Full benefits Photos by Garrett Combs
Dubbed the Benefit Bash for the Arts, last Saturday’s show at Plaza Playhouse Theater brought three up-and-coming bands to the local stage to raise funds for the nonprofit theater. Afishnsea the Moon, Sprout and Pleasure all got the crowd to its feet for a night dedicated to good tunes manufactured by local musicians.
above, sprout brings guest musicians to t 15 show. at left, sprout’s guitars do some heavy lifting as the band wraps up its set for the Benefit bash for the arts.
Madeline Kimlin and Derek Krzywicki attend the Benefit Bash for the arts.
above, a captive audience watches Colin shepherd of the band sprout wail on the harmonica.
From left, Diana La riva, Caitlin blume, mary Gonzalez, tessa Fe and shell Landostein enjoy good times with friends and a three-band night at Plaza Playhouse.
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the stage to perform for an appreciative and energized audience during the Feb.
members Lauren Campbell, left, and Chris Riley, right, snap a pic with their neer, mike Donahue, after the show.
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Jess Willis, who coordinated the Benefit Bash, takes the stage for a warm embrace from the bands.
Seven-month-old Tiger Siamese brothers Blue and Scooter have a penchant for flying around the house, climbing curtains and wrestling. It’s hard for Mom and Dad, Tammy Stewart and Robert Groom, to stay mad, however, with all the unconditional love and purring that goes on when the boys aren’t tearing up the house. Already 10 pounds each, Blue and Scooter always enjoy going outside to meet new friends and love Science Diet food, cardboard boxes and sleeping on Daddy’s feet.
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A reader sends a halo to Dr. Smith, Liz and Connie from Animal Medical Clinic for stopping their busy schedule to nurse a wild bird back to health and free him where he was found. “You guys are what Carpinteria is all about. You always go above and beyond.” & A reader sends a halo to MiaSoup and Carter Cox for being such delightSandwich ful nightmares and for taking such greatTurkey care ofChili Loca&the cat.
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A reader sends a halo to Taylor and Erik Bush, owners of Seastrand Boutique, for hosting a fundraiser for The Curtis Studio Competition Team. “Your continued Soup & support is amazing and we thank you.” Sandwich
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Casitas Pass Rd. A reader sends a halo1025 to Joe at Alley Pets next to Vons for doing a wonderful job grooming the reader’s 80-pound labradoodle and 10-pound malti poo doggies at a reasonable price. “Transforming them from long hairballs and mats to smooth summer coats.”
A reader sends a halo to the many friends and family who came to the Seastrand fundraiser. “Because of you, our hardworking dancers are one step closer to their goal.” A reader sends a halo to the Community Seafood program, which delivers freshcaught local seafood weekly to The Farm Cart in Carpinteria.
Coastal View News • Carpinteria, California A reader sends a halo to Dean Pitchford who visited Carpinteria Middle School and shared his story and his books with students and staff. “He was so nice and generous. It was marvelous.” A reader sends a halo to Mrs. Hansen for always going out of her way to help her students succeed. “Thank you, Mrs. Hansen.” A reader sends a halo to Victoria who works at the CVS pharmacy counter. “She always has a smile and is always friendly and helpful.” A reader sends a halo to Javier Morales at the Carpinteria Boys & Girls club for doing such an awesome job with kids and communicating. “Thank you.” A reader sends a halo to Canalino School for the many outstanding positive changes this year. “We are all so thrilled with the school culture, morale, enrichment opportunities, playground structure and most importantly how engaged and motivated the kids and staff are.”
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A reader sends a halo to Kiona at Curious Cup. “Thanks for sharing authors and books with the students at Carpinteria Middle School.”
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Cate completes the sweep over CHS
Proving its 2014 superiority, Cate School girls water polo sank Carpinteria High School 16-9 on the Cate Mesa on Feb. 12. The Rams had beaten the Warriors 16-6 in their ﬁrst meeting of the annual Tri-Valley League two-game series. It was also senior night for the Rams, who enjoyed a potent showing from the class of 2014. Senior co-captain Caroline Montgomery had six goals, and fellow senior co-captain Chloe King had two goals. Senior Sophia Soriano had three goals, and senior Sophie Maes sank two. The team played evenly at 4-4 before Montgomery
and King spearheaded a 7-1 run, according to Cate coach Nathan Alldredge. For the Warriors, sophomore Brenda Rodriguez scored ﬁve goals, and Sierra Garibay had two. “Cate’s speed eventually caught up with us in the second half,” commented coach Bryan Swarm. Cate ﬁnished the TVL season in second place and having beaten all opponents. The Rams (11-2, 8-2) dropped two matches by one-point margins. The Warriors (8-17, 2-7) had Nordhoff left on the schedule following the loss to the Rams.
Warrior senior Ian Craddock lays one in during a convincing 68-52 victory at Nordhoff High School on Feb. 12.
Warriors nab Frontier League title at Nordhoff BY PETER DUGRÉ
CARPINTERIA HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK PHOTO
Carpinteria High School boys basketball pushed the score to 10-0 in the ﬁrst quarter at Nordhoff High School on Feb. 12 before grabbing the 68-52 victory built on a combined 49 points by guards Omar Miranda and Rayshaun Moore. The victory secured a Frontier League co-championship for the Warriors, shared with the Rangers who had defeated the Warriors in the previous league match up. Miranda’s monster game included 24 points, seven rebounds and ﬁve assists. Moore scored 25 and sank 3-pointers at a 6-of-8 clip. Coach Johnny Ward commented that contributions came from “all across the team” in the determined effort to capture a championship. It was the ﬁrst league title for Warrior boys basketball since 1999. In addition to the smooth guard play, the Warriors had strong performances by forwards Duncan Gordon and Mason Picerni. Picerni had four blocks. After press time, the Warriors will have hosted a home Division 4A CIF playoff game against St. Joseph High School of Santa Maria.
Forty years ago, the 1974 Warrior baseball team became the ﬁrst sports team in Carpinteria High School history to win a CIF championship. Players and coaches were, from top left, Scott Kendrick, Joe Granada, Bill Van Buskirk, Chris Enlow, John Macias and John Leighty; from middle left, coach Lou Panizzon, John Cerda, Bob Matsuyama, Tom Ragsdale, Kevin Gahan, Keith Bell, Bill Mitchell, Mike Jimenez, coach Don Weaver and Dan Regalado; and from front left, Rick Perez, Tony Burquez, John Moreno, John McWhirter and Rudy Moreno.
Warrior baseball alumni to play on 40th anniversary of ﬁrst CIF title When current Carpinteria High School baseball players battle against the Warriors of old in the annual alumni game on March 3, it will mark 40 years since the start of the 1974 CIF Championship squad’s season. The 1974 team beat Brethren 2-0 to bring home the crown. Led by 1974 CIF Class A Player of the Year John Moreno and coached by Lou Panizzon, the team had a 19-5-1 overall record and Tri-Valley League best 9-1
mark. It was the third straight year Warrior baseball won the TVL. This year’s squad will continue to gear up for its run at a Frontier League title and playoff berth in the alumni exhibition at John Calderwood Field starting with batting practice at 11 a.m., barbecue at noon and ﬁrst pitch at 1 p.m.
Requejo signs at UCLA
Carpinteria High School student John Requejo, Jr., made his commitment to UCLA ofﬁcial on Feb. 5 when signing his National Letter of Intent to attend and play soccer at the Division 1 school. Requejo, who has been a mainstay on the U.S. National U17 and U18 soccer team, had informally stated his intent to attend UCLA in his junior year. As a freshman, Requejo played soccer at Carpinteria High School as part of the Warrior squad that ﬁnished as runners up in CIF Division 5. In his sophomore and junior years he attended the IMG Academy residency program in Brandenton, Fla., before returning to California this season and playing for Real So Cal U-17/18 Academy Soccer Team. Top Drawer soccer ranks Requejo as the top youth soccer player at the defender position in the U.S.
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Feb. 12 – Cate boys basketball took down Thacher School at home to end the season on a high note. Mo Batal scored seven on his eight points in the first quarter. Seniors John Basar and Ryan Baird had 15 points apiece to lead the Rams. Baird also had five blocks. The Rams trailed 39-33 entering the fourth quarter, and sophomore Clinton Hall hit two 3-pointers in the quarter to spark the comeback.
Feb. 12 – Cate girls soccer downed Thacher School 3-1 at home in the final outing of the season. “The team saved the best game for last as we played our most complete and composed game of the season,” commented coach lisa Holmes. Ellen Lempres got the scoring started 12 minutes into the game with a goal off a corner kick from Lucia Johnson. At the 26-minute mark, Anna Graves took a pass from Brenna Geiger that she placed right in the back of the net. The Rams remained aggressive and scored 18 minutes into the second half when Cydney Pierce took a shot that ricocheted off the post and Jasmine Paz was there to finish it off.
Feb. 12 – Cate boys soccer capped its Condor League season with a 4-0 victory at Thacher School that resulted in a fifth consecutive Condor League title for the Rams. Leighton Brillo-Sonnino headed in a long throw from Matthew Firestone to get on the board 28 minutes into the match. Firestone then scored one minute into the second half after ripping a shot from outside the box that deflected off the goalie. Seven minutes later, Joel Serugo got dragged down in the box and Brillo-Sonnino converted the penalty kick to make it 3-0. In the 65th minute, Brillo-Sonnino recorded his first career hat trick by nodding home a cross from Iman Fardghassemi. Coach Peter Mack called Brillo-Sonnino a workhorse in completing his first hat trick. The Rams enter Division 6 playoffs with a 9-2-4 overall record and 5-0-1 league mark.
Warrior senior Hannah Galsterer releases a midrange jumper in her final home game as a Warrior basketball player.
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Feb. 11 – Hosting Malibu High School, warrior girls basketball collected a 38-34 win in “thrilling” fashion, according to coach Dan Mercer. Macey Frazer made free throws at a 7-for-8 clip, including all six attempts in the final minute, to seal the game. Maddie Cleek had 10 points including a 3-pointer to break a 31-31 tie. Harmony Reed had six points and a game high 11 rebounds, while Sierra Diaz had six points and five rebounds. The Warriors record improved to 8-14 overall and 3-8 in Frontier League. The Warriors honored their lone senior, Hannah Galsterer, before the game for senior night.
Girls water polo
Feb. 13 – warrior girls water polo closed the season with an 11-10 loss at home to Nordhoff High School. Nordhoff stole the game with under five seconds remaining. The Warriors, led by Brenda Rodriguez’s seven goals, held a 9-7 lead heading into the fourth period. Joanna Hipple had 10 saves. Coach Bryan Swarm stated, “It was a great growth year for us, and with some dedication to train in the off season, we should be much better next year.” The team finished 8-18 overall and 2-6 in Tri-Valley League.
Feb. 12 – Warrior boys soccer finished its season on a high note by winning 1-0 at Santa Paula High School, the first place team in Tri-Valley League. It was the first TVL loss for the Cardinals. The Warriors scored the game’s lone goal 19 minutes into the second half when senior Luis Garcia fed a through-ball to sophomore Benjie Garcia. garcia drew a defender and slipped the ball to Francisco Arroyo, who was able to sink the winning goal. warrior goalie Jose Angeles recorded the shutout with five saves. “Today’s victory was a full effort from every single player who left it all on the field,” commented coach Leonardo Quintero. “Despite our record, we know we did the best we could each and every single game this season.” The Warriors finished at 7-9-3 overall and 2-5-3 in TVL for fourth place.
Feb. 12 – Warrior girls soccer lost its final game of the season 7-1 at Oaks Christian. The Warriors scored midway through the second half when Kelsie Bryant took advantage of the Lion goalie coming off line and sent a 35-yarder into the back of the net to bring the score to 4-1. The Warriors, however, had difficulty keeping up with Division III fourth ranked Oaks Christian. The Warriors finished the season at 6-13-2 overall and 0-11-1 in TVL. The team graduates Denise Arreola, Alleea Griffin, Kelly Lam, Lucero Reyes, Emily Wanek and captain Erin Durflinger. Coach Charles Bryant commended all seniors, and singled out Durlinger, whom he said “has been an outstanding defender these past four years on varsity and did an amazing job leading our team for the past two seasons.”
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Kiwanis host Winter Warm Up 5K
Around 70 runners sped along the Carpinteria bluffs on Feb. 16 as part of the Carpinteria Kiwanis Winter Warm Up 5k. James Ballantine of Santa Barbara took first-place overall in 20:10, and overall runner up Tabitha Ellwood (20:15), also of Santa Barbara, was the top woman finisher. In the Junior grand Prix category, a new group for Santa Barbara Athletic Association events, 11-year-old Joseph Pearlman (22:34), of goleta, won for boys, and 9-year-old Phoebe Wolfe Lyons (26:18), of Santa Barbara, won for girls.
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short stops Orchard to Ocean just around the bend
It’s time to stretch the lungs and legs. The annual Carpinteria Education Foundation footrace, the Orchard to Ocean, is coming on March 15. Participants in the 10k, 5k or 1-mile Fun Run and Walk can register online at active.com for $40. All proceeds beneﬁt parent groups at each Carpinteria Uniﬁed School District site. The popular annual event draws many athletes to Carpinteria to trot by amazing views on the scenic Carpinteria Bluffs courses. For more information, visit carpinteriaeducationfoundation.org.
Boosters to hold March meeting
The Carpinteria High School Athletics Booster Club will hold its next monthly meeting on Monday, March 3, at 6 p.m. in the CHS cafeteria at 4810 Foothill Road. The club will conduct its regular business and prepare for concession stand sales at the sprint track meets. All members, parents and Warrior fans are invited to attend the meeting. For more information, call CHS at 684-4107.
Sports parents meeting on Monday
Parents of athletes participating in spring sports need to attend the Spring Sports Parent Meeting on Monday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. at Carpinteria High School. Attendees will enjoy a slide show of Bill Swing photos, then parents will break out into sessions by sport. Track, swim, softball, boys volleyball, boys golf, boys tennis and baseball coaches will describe their expectations, parents will ask questions and plan, and the communication infrastructure will be put into place. Spring coaches are requesting representation of every single participant by a parent or guardian. For more information, call CHS at 684-4107.
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Spotlight on Babouchian Varoujan BY KIM DRAIN
Long before gourmet food trucks were on every street corner, Babouchian (“John”) Varoujan was driving his Winter-Summer catering truck up from Oxnard every morning to feed the hungry denizens of the Carpinteria Business Park. Working without the beneﬁt of a Twitter feed or a Facebook page, Varoujan alerts his loyal customers to his whereabouts with a simple honk of his horn. In an area with no public dining options, Varoujan’s big white truck is a welcome sight, indeed. Varoujan has seen a lot of businesses come and go in his 20 years of servicing his route. “When I ﬁrst worked in this area, there were many more employees,” Varoujan recalls. “Since the economy broke down, it hasn’t ever returned to that level.” Varoujan has also had a few competitors roaming the streets, but none could top the affable entrepreneur and they eventually drove off. While Varoujan and his co-chef and assistant driver, Janet Barrera, won’t be appearing on a reality show anytime soon, they can both be seen trundling their way along Via Real, happily waving from the side windows. Occupation: Owner and operator; Winter-Summer Food Catering Truck. How long have you been working in Carpinteria? I have been working in this area for about 25 years now. Why did you choose Carpinteria as your base of operation? Ever since arriving in the U.S. from Armenia, I have been moving my business farther and farther north. I began in Los Angeles, and I didn’t like all the trafﬁc. I worked for a time in Camarillo, but the people weren’t as warm as here. Carpinteria is a clean and friendly town. All my customers are like family. What prompted you to start your own business? I worked in the jewelry industry for a time with my brother, but I didn’t care for the chaos of Los Angeles. A friend suggested I ride along with him on his food truck, and then I decided to buy my own.
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How did you prepare for this type of business? I’ve always enjoyed cooking. I like to barbecue at home and try out new dishes. I took food preparation classes in order to become licensed in food service. What is the best thing about driving a food truck? I love talking to all the people. I have so many regular customers, and I enjoy seeing them every day.
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What is the toughest thing about driving a food truck? Waking up early on those cold winter mornings!
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What is your best-selling item? Everything is good. The special breakfast burrito is very popular. Are you planning any new additions to the menu? I am thinking about making chicken enchiladas, but I can cook just about anything a customer would want. What improvement would you like to see made in Carpinteria? There are a lot of vacant buildings here. It would be nice to see more businesses start up here. There are some new companies, and they seem to be doing well.
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_________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1)BrIllIANT wEll (2)ClUB BrIllIANT wEll (3)FlAvOr BOOSTErS at 611 Mulbery Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Full name of registrant(s): (1) Scott, Douglas (2)White, Cindy at address (1)6665 Pasado rd., Goleta, CA 93117 (2)611 Mulberry Ave., Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This business is conducted by a general partnership. This statement was filed with the County 1/22/2014. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: Douglas Scott. 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. 2014-0000170 Publish: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as PrOFITABlE GP’S at 2511 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Full name of registrant(s): Reggie, Princess Audia Aline at address 2511 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 12/30/2014. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: Princess Andra reggie. 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 N/A, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2013-0003817 Publish: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1)rOSE lANE PrODUCTIONS (2)rOSE lANE rECOrDS (3) rOSE lANE STUDIO at 6381 “A” rose Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s): I.D.B. Media Group, LLC at address 6381 “A” Rose Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Co. This statement was filed with the County 1/27/2014. 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) by Danielle Gomez, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000221 Publish: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 2014. _________________________________ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME. CASE NO.1439483 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: Eric B. Gans, ESQ. (SB# 281824) Law Office of Eric B. Gans, 1216 State Street, Sixth Floor, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 for a decree changing names as follows: PRESENT NAME: DyLAN KRiSTOpHER ZACHARiAS MARLOWE SKyE ZACHARiAS PROPOSED NAME: DyLAN KRiSTOpHER LOCKETTZACHARiAS M A R L O W E S K y E L O C K E T TZACHARiAS
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court on March 19, 2014 at 9:30 am to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. The address of the court is 1100 Anacapa Street, Dept. 6, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Filed at Santa Barbara Superior Court on Jan 7, 2014 by Publish: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 2014 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1)S.I.r. DESIGNS
(2) STAGE IT rIGHT at 3033 Padaro Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013 Full name of registrant(s): Duca, Christine at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 1/27/2014. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: Christine Duca. 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 Gabriel Cabello, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000230 Publish: Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1)G&L PROPERTIES (2) H D A PROPERTIES (3) K.M. ISSERMAN (4) THE OMEGA GrOUP at 4060 WHITESAIL CIrClE, wESTlAkE vIllAGE, CA 91361 Full name of registrant(s): (1)Zerlin, Gary Keith (2)Zerlin, Karin Michelle both at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a married couple. This statement was filed with the County 1/30/2014. 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) by Gabriel Cabello, Deputy County Clerk, recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000288 Publish: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1)SOCIAl EYES MEDIA CONSUlTING (2)vINTAGE vOGUE BY JESS at 957 Maple Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s):Willis, Jessica R. at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 1/29/2014. 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) by Adela Bustos, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000273 Publish: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as TElEDYNE NOvA SENSOrS at 760 McMurray Road, Buellton, Ca 93247 (mailing address: 1049 Camino Do Rios, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360) . Full name of registrant(s): Teledyne Scientfic & Imaging, LLC at mailing address same as above. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. This statement was filed with the County 1/13/2014. The registrant began transacting business on 12/29/2013. 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. 2014-0000086 Publish: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as SHIMMEr DECOr at 132 Garden Street #2B, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Full name of registrant(s): (1) Hoffman, Jenny Johansson (2)Nordholm, Emelie at mailing address (1)217 San Clamente Street, Santa Barbara, CA
Coastal View News • Carpinteria, California 93109 (2)1147 Vallecito Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013. This business is conducted by a General Partnership. This statement was filed with the County 1/27/2014. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: Emeli Nordholm. 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. 2014-0000217 Publish: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1) rBG wOOD wOrkS (2) SOUTH COAST CONSTrUCTION at 4545 Chapparal Drive, Carpinteria, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s): Greenburg, Richard B at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 1/28/2014. The registrant began transacting business on 1/28/2009. 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. 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. 2014-0000249 Publish: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. _________________________________ NOTICE OF PUBLIC LIEN SALE Notice is given that pursuant to Section 21700 et seq. of the Business & Professions Code, Section 2328 of the Commercial Code and Section 535 of the Penal Code, a Public lien Sale of the following generally described personal property will be held February 24, 2014 at 11:30 AM at AlAMO SElF STOrAGE, 5666 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, Ca. 93013 to be sold by unit by James O’Brien, Auctioneer, CA Bond #14663730099, phone (951) 681-4113. The property is stored at the above address of AlAMO SElF STOrAGE. James Porter, Unit 409 Sports equipment, clothing Alec Hardy II, Unit 514 Misc household & travel items, storage racks AlAMO SElF STOrAGE By: B. r. wiener, Manager Publish: Feb.13, 20, 2014 _________________________________ ADVERTISEMENT OF LIEN SALE NOTICE IS GIvEN THAT PUrSUANT TO SECTIONS 21701-21715 OF THE BUSINESS AND PrOFESSIONS CODE, SECTION 2328 OF THE COMMErCIAl CODE, AND SECTION 535 OF PENAl CODE, THE STOrAGE PlACE-CArPINTErIA, 6250 vIA rEAl CArPINTErIA, CA 93013 wIll SEll BY COMPETITIvE BIDDING ON FEBRUARY 24, 2014 AT 11:30 AM AUCTION TO BE HElD AT ABOvE ADDrESS. PrOPErTY TO BE SOlD IS AS FOllOwS: MISC. HOUSEHOlD GOODS, PErSONAl PrOPErTY, ClOTHING, FUrNITUrE, AND BUSINESS ITEMS. NAME Ferguson, Forrest Saragoza, Jerome A. woodworth, Eric Boudrie Hesselgren, Bjoern Stein, Peggy MacFarlane, liselotte Catlin, Charles Cooper, Shannon Leupp, Steven Pieretti, Casey Paez, Maria Martinez, Alejandro Capra Jr., Frank c/o Deborah Capra Estes, william
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JAMES O’BRIEN STATE LICENSE #BN 158525941 (RS19468) • PHONE (951) 681-4113 Publish: Feb.13, 20, 2014 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as EMIlY’S HOUSE ClEANING at 5554 Lafayette Street, Ventura, CA 93003. Full name of registrant(s): Peralta, Maria at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a individual. This statement was filed with the County 2/03/2014. 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) by Jan Morales, Deputy County Clerk, recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000309 Publish: Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 6, 2014. _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as GArDEN GOSSIP at 1187 Coast village road #160, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. Full name of registrant(s): (1) Cullen, Chris (2) Cullen, Lisa both at business address same as above. This business is conducted by a married couple. This statement was filed with the County 2/04/2014. 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) by Melissa Mercer, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000337 Publish: Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 6, 2014. _________________________________ SUMMONS (Family law) CASE NUMBER 1439830 NOTICE TO rESPONDENT: Alberto Ulises Granjeno Perez You are being sued. NOTICE TO THE PErSON SErvED: You are served as an individual. Petitioner’s name is: Esperanza Carranza Garcia You have 30 calendar days after this Summons and Petition are served on you to file a Response (form FL-120 or FL-123) at the court and have a copy served on the petitioner. A letter or phone call will not protect you. 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. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form. If you want legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. You can get information about finding a lawyer at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo. ca.gov/selfhelp), at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org), or by contacting your local county bar association. NOTICE: The restraining orders are effective against both spouses or domestic partners 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. Starting immediately, you and your spouse or domestic partner are restrained from 1. removing the minor child or children of the parties, if any, from the state without the prior written consent of the other party or an order of the court; 2. cashing, borrowing against, canceling, transferring, disposing of, pr changing the beneficiaries of any insurance or any other coverage, including life, health, automobile, and disability, held for the benefit of the parties and their minor child or children; 3. transferring, encumbering, hypothecating, concealing, or in any way disposing of any property, real or personal, whether community, quasi-community, or separate, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court, except in the usual course of business or for the necessities of life; and 4. creating a nonprobate transfer or modifying a nonprobate transfer in the manner that affects the disposition of property subject to the transfer, without the written consent of the other party or an order of the court. Before revocation of a nonprobate transfer can take effect or a right of supervisorship to property can be eliminated, notice of the change must be filed and served on the other party. You must notify each other of any proposed extraordinary expenditures at least five business days prior to incurring these extraordinary expenditures and account to the court for all extraordinary expenditures made after these restraining orders are effective. However, you may use community property, quasi-community property, or your own separate property to pay an attorney to help you or to pay court costs. SANTA BArBArA COUNTY SUPErIOr COUrT 1100 ANACAPA STrEET P.O. BOX 21107, SANTA BArBArA, CA 93101 The name, address, and telephone number of petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney are: Esperanza Carranza Garcia 1322 Castillo Street #7 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Date: January 29, 2014 Clerk, by Jacqueline Plascencia, Deputy, for Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer. Publish: Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 6, 2014 _________________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Recruitment
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Hearing Board The Hearing Board Nominating Committee of the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Board of Directors is recruiting to fill one opening on the APCD Hearing Board. The APCD Hearing Board is a five-member quasijudicial body that makes determinations on permit appeals, variances from local APCD rules and regulations, and considers requests for permit revocations and abatement orders. In accordance with the California Health and Safety Code, the hearing board is to consist of: an attorney, a professional engineer, a member of the medical profession (with specialized skills, training, or interests in the fields of environmental medicine, community medicine, or occupational/toxicological medicine), and two public members. The current opening is for the professional engineer member. Appointment will be made for a term of three years. Qualified applicants are subject to the provisions of the Conflict of Interest Code, California Government Code 87100 et seq. The APCD Hearing Board meets on as asneeded basis, often the first Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. in the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Hearing room in Santa Barbara or Santa Maria. Individual members may be called upon to hear Emergency Variance cases as they arise. visit our website at www.ourair.org for more info and to download an application, or call the APCD at (805) 961-8853. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Santa Barbara County APCD, 260 N. San Antonio road, Suite A, Santa Barbara, CA 93110, Attention: Sara Hunt. Publish: Feb. 6, 20, 2014. _________________________________ NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE CITY OF CARPINTERIA PLANNING COMMISSION MONDAY, MARCH 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, March 3, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California to consider the following items: 1.Casa del Sol renovation Planner: Steve Goggia Project # 12-1649-DPR/CDP/TEX Hearing on the request of Bryan Murphy, Agent/Architect for Dario Pini, to consider Case No. 12-1649-DPR/CDP/TEX (application filed January 22, 2014) for a one year time extension for the Casa del Sol Motel and Apartment Building Renovation project to February 4, 2015. The application involves APN 001-170-019 located at 5585 Carpinteria Avenue. 2.little Addition and remodel Planner: Shanna R. Farley-Judkins Project # 13-1701-CUP/CDP/ArB Hearing on the request of Dylan Chappell, Agent/Architect for Richard Little property owner, to consider Case No. 14-1701-CUP/CDP/ARB (application filed on January 21, 2014) for a Conditional Use Permit and Coastal Development Permit to consider a request to maintain an existing nonconforming one-car carport along with an addition and remodel of the existing home. The application involves APN 003-333-022 located at 740 Oak Avenue. 3. Beach Bowls Planner: Shanna R. Farley-Judkins Project # 14-1705-DP/CDP Hearing on the request of Dylan Chappell, Agent/Architect for Alex Hamadi owner of Beach Bowls, to consider Case No. 14-1705-DP/CDP (application filed February 14, 2014) for a Development Permit and Coastal Development Permit to consider an intensification to an existing commercial facility which would increase parking demand. The application involves APN 003-261-007 located at 901 linden Avenue. Files for the above referenced matters are available for public inspection at City Hall. The Planning Commission agenda and staff reports will be available at City Hall and on the City website at www. carpinteria.ca.us on Thursday, February 27, 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: Feb 20, 2014 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1)A STOrAGE PlACE (2)THE STOrAGE PlACE (3)STOrAGE PLACE (4)STORAGE PLACE/CARPINTErIA at 6250 Via Real, Carpinteria, CA 93013 (mailing address: PO Box 5717, Santa Barbara, CA 93150). Full name of registrant(s): Eldred Management CO, llC both at business address 1441 S. Jameson Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. This business is conducted by a limited partnership. This statement was filed with the County 2/11/2014. The registrant began transacting business on 1/1/1976. Signed: David E Eldred. 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 Gabriel Cabello, Deputy County Clerk, Recorder and Assessor, No. 2014-0000395 Publish: Feb. 20, 27, March 6, 13, 2014. _________________________________
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One hundred years ago today, Carpinteria rural mail carrier John Vernon Rockwell drowned in a tragic accident while delivering mail near Cate School; his body was discovered after his horse and buggy returned to town without him on Feb. 20, 1914. J.V., as he is known within the family, was a leading citizen CArPiNteriA of Carpinteria, and the home VAlley MuSeuM of HiStory he built and raised his children in still stands on Carpinteria Avenue As the nation gears up for March Madness (starting March 19), CVN as Angels Antiques. J.V. was thetobeloved husband of Isabel Garcia thought it would be appropriate stoke the fire of excitement with an Rockwell, and father toversion 16 children. In 1947, his son basketball. Clyde Rockwell image of Carpinteria’s of highly competitive Sports established Rockwell Cleaners, which is now owned andaoperated by rivals Carpinteria and Bishop Diego high schools vie for piece of the J.V.’s grandson Jim Rockwell. ball at this Feb. 7, 1978 game.
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9 2 7 8 4 Civic 4 3 8 6 3 5 7 4 2 1 9 To learn more about Carpinteria’s unique and interesting past, visit the Carpinteria Valley 9 4 5 1 8 2 6 3 7 Thursday, March 14Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at 956 Maple Ave. Museum of History, open 1 9 6 3 5 7 4 8 2 3 ONGOING City of Carpinteria Architectural Review Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Council Cham4 3 7 8 2 6 1 9 5 9 3 7 6 1 745-8272 2 5 86 4St., bers, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Ave., 684-5405 Lani Garfield photography 3 show, 7 island Brewing Co., 5049 Michael Fisher Fish art show, Corktree Cellars, 910 linden Ave., 684-1400 Friday, March 15 Liz Brady5 art show, Porch, 3823 Santa Claus lane, 684-0300 7 9 1 2 6 5 8 3 4 SB S. County Architectural Board of Review meeting, 9 a.m., 123 e. Anapamu St., 3 7 5 6 1 9 Carpinteria 2 8 4 5103 Arturo Tello art show, friends of the library used Bookstore, Ave., rm. 17, Santa Barbara 3 6 5 7 8 4 9 1 2 566-0033 7 8 5 1 7 8 4 5 2 3 6 9 Monday, March 18 “SPACE” exhibit, 855 At the Arts Gallery, 855 linden Ave., 684-7789 6 4 9 3 7 8 5 2 1 SB County Zoning Administrator meeting, 9:30 a.m., 123 e. Anapamu St., rm. 17, Carpinteria 5 6Plein4Air Painters art2show, 8 lucky llama, 5100 7 8 684-8811 2 6 1 9 4Ave., 5 3Carpinteria Santa Barbara, 568-2000 Imagination & Inspiration show, Curious Cup, 929 linden 7 6 9 5 8 2 220-6608 4 1 3Ave., 8 5 6 9 3 1 2 4 7 3 8 2 6 Tuesday, March 19 th
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Playa Del Sur 4-H officers Crystal Arroyo, Jasmyn Arroyo and Olivia Loyola drop off hand-decorated Valentine’s cookies to Cornerstone House Program Manager Melissa Erickson and the house’s residents.
4-H shares the love
Local Mah Jongg devotees celebrate four years of competition with a marathon playoff at IHOP.
Mah Jongg goes strong
the Carpinteria Mah Jongg group recently celebrated its fourth anniversary with a marathon day of playing at iHOP. the group meets weekly on Mondays at 1 p.m. at sandpiper Mobile village clubhouse, 3950 via real. New players and learners are always welcome. anyone interested in joining the group can call 729-1310 for more information.
The Playa Del Sur 4-H club’s officer team visited and delivered Valentine’s Day cookies to residents of Cornerstone House of santa barbara, which is located in Carpinteria. at a recent Playa del sur 4-H club meeting all members helped decorate the heart-shaped cookies that would be shared with the staff and residents. the Cornerstone House of santa barbara is a residential home for developmentally disabled young adults in Carpinteria. the club chose to share valentine’s day cheer with the residents as part of reaching out and becoming an active part in its community.
From left, past Morning Rotary President Gary Bright thanks Stella Anderson and Caron Berryhill for their presentation on the Camino de Santiago.
Rotarian tackles El Camino
rotary Club of Carpinteria Morning member stella anderson recently hiked nearly 500 miles on the Camino de santiago (the Way of saint James) and came home to tell the club all about her journey. Joined by her two daughters, Caron berryhill and Pauline Lahey, anderson walked through the european countryside for 35 days, starting in san Jean Pied de Port in France and ending just past santiago de Compostela on the border of Portugal and spain. With just a backpack and a Camino passport, the women hiked by day and slept in albergues (pilgrims’ hostels), monasteries and private homes at night, just like saint James did over 2,000 years ago. anyone interested in hiking the Camino, can call Anderson or Berryhill at 570-4922 to find out more about their trip.
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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
Civic Calendar Friday, February 21
SB S. County Architectural Board of Review meeting, 9 a.m., 123 e. anapamu st., rm. 17, santa barbara
Monday, February 24
Carpinteria City Council meeting, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria ave., 684-5405
Tuesday, February 25
Carpinteria Unified School District meeting, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria ave., 684-5405
Wednesday, February 26
Carpinteria City Council meeting, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria ave., 684-5405 Carpinteria Valley Water District, Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria ave., 684-2816 SB County Planning Commission meeting, 9 a.m., 123 e. anapamu st., rm. 17, santa barbara, 568-2000
County Supervisor Salud Carbajal drop in office hours, Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Carpinteria Children’s Project at Main, 5201 8th st. rm. 101, 568-2186
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Andersons celebrate centennial birthday
Florence Gertrude Mendell Anderson turned 100 on Feb. 16 and was celebrated by her loved ones at a birthday bash in Carpinteria. Anderson, an Oxnard resident, was honored at the home of her grandson Ben Anderson and his wife Leigh-Anne and 13th and 14th great-grandsons Luke and Liam. Fifty family guests, including her three children, eight grandsons and 14 great-grandchildren, as well as cousins, nieces and nephews came from across the United States, Germany and the Caribbean to honor the milestone.
What’s new at the harbor seal rookery? The following counts taken from Feb. 10 to 16 were compiled from Carpinteria Seal Watch volunteer reports. Carpinteria harbor seal beach closure runs from Dec. 1 to June 1 each year. Seal Watch volunteers are still welcome to sign up by calling 684-2247.
High Adult Count
High Pup Count
Florence was born on a farm outside of Princeville, Ill., where she learned how to drive at 12. She never had a ticket or an accident and was still driving at 96 years old. She met her husband, Roscoe Anderson, during the Great Depression, and the couple moved west to California in 1941. In 1947 she gave birth to well known local artist Ron Anderson, younger brother to Marcella Griggs of Blacksburg, Virg. and Bob Anderson, who currently lives with his family in the Caribbean.
on the road
The pups are suddenly arriving in numbers
Volunteers counted 1,826, which included people from Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy, Canada, France, Russia, Austria, Washington, Colorado, New York, Nevada, Oregon, Iowa, Washington D.C., Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Kentucky, New Jersey, Illinois, Arizona, Georgia, Minnesota, Michigan, Utah, Ohio and Tennessee.
A fairly quiet week for the seals saw them disturbed twice by pier activity, and by a dog on the blufftop and a beachwalker.
Natural History Notes
This week, large crowds of birds arrived at the seal sanctuary, which provides a place free from disturbance for them as well as the seals. Hundreds of gulls, as well as many pelicans, cormorants, egrets, herons and other shore and pelagic birds were seen onshore the past few days. There is little interaction between the birds and the seals, other than interest by the gulls in feeding on the seals’ placentas after they have given birth. Turkey vultures, which feed on dead animals, also regularly patrol the beach and bluffs.
Chef Main cooks for the stars
During a break from churning out the ﬁne cuisine at the Beverly Hilton in support of feeding Golden Globes guests, Thom Main sat down with his Coastal View News. The local private chef has worked during Globes weekend for 14 years, and he is the lead chef in charge of InStyle Magazine’s viewing dinner party and after party. The only year in the last 14 that Main did not attend was when the Globes were canceled for the writers strike in 2008.
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The Carpinteria harbor seal rookery is located immediately east of Casitas Pier, between the Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and Carpinteria State Beach. Please remember not to bring dogs, bicycles or loud voices to view the seals. Harbor seals, when disturbed, may ﬂee and become separated from their pups. Volunteers ask that dogs remain outside the rope area at all times. Call 684-2247 or email sealwatch@ hotmail.com if you are interested in volunteering. To ﬁnd out more, visit sealwatchcarpinteria.com.
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Around Town Seniors shown a lovely time
Local seniors felt the love from the Rotary Club of Carpinteria Morning on Feb. 14. Club members showered elderly luncheon attendees with treats, such as locally grown flower bouquets, and also decorated the Veteran’s Hall with hearts enough to make Cupid himself swoon. The club annually steps up to make the seniors’ Valentine’s lunch extra lovely.
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