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The Warriors have dominated all season in the pool, and as the end of the water polo season approaches, Carpinteria High School’s boys team is securing its position at the top heading into the CIF playoffs. Warriors such as freshman Sebastian Campuzano-Reed, pictured, fought hard all season. This week, Carpinteria hosts Santa Barbara for the final game of the regular season, which will be “Senior Day” for the nine seniors on the team. See more on pg. 26.

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County warns of potential health risks at beaches

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Santa Barbara County Environmental Health Services Division reminds residents about potential health risks associated with storm water runoff at countywide beaches following the rainstorm on Sunday and Monday of this week. Storm water is untreated rainwater that flows through the drain system into creeks, the ocean and other waterways. Contact with storm water while swimming or surfing may increase the risk for certain types of illnesses such as rashes, fever, chills, ear infections, vomiting and diarrhea. To minimize potential health risks, the county recommends that people do not swim, play or surf in the ocean and creeks for at least three days following a rain event. Beachgoers should also avoid areas near the outfall from drainpipes and creeks that enter the ocean following a rain event as storm water runoff may carry high levels of bacteria and pollutants. Sport harvesters should wait at least 10 days after a significant rain to harvest shellfish, county officials said. High bacterial levels, pesticide, herbicide and motor oil grease flushed into the ocean with the storm runoff may contaminate the shellfish beds. When raw or undercooked contaminated shellfish is eaten, serious illnesses such as gastroenteritis, septicemia, salmonellosis and hepatitis may result. Adequate cooking of shellfish will destroy harmful bacteria but may not be effective in killing viruses. In addition, cooking does not eliminate chemical and metal pollutants in the shellfish.

Santa Barbara Humane announces Saturday walk-in adoptions

MacArthur gives sermon to new Christ Church of Carpinteria

Fifty years ago, Jack MacArthur briefly served as interim pastor of Valley Baptist Church; last Sunday, Oct. 23, his son, John MacArthur, returned to Carpinteria to give a sermon to the newly formed Christ Church of Carpinteria. John MacArthur is a pastor at Simi Valley Church which has a regular attendance of over 8,000 people. His services are broadcast in 16 countries. The service was held on the lawn of the Faith Lutheran Church on Vallecito Road and Ogan Road. To hear John MacArthur’s sermon on II Corinthians 5:18-21, visit christchurchcarp.com.

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AWC-SB to hold talk on inclusive communication

The Association of Women in Communication of Santa Barbara (AWC-SB) will hold a virtual talk on inclusive communication on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 5:30 p.m. Educators and diversity advocates Cheri Gurse and Anita Perez Ferguson will discuss best practices and ways to evaluate and elevate language. The meeting will be held via Zoom. There is no charge for AWC-SB members; there is a $10 charge for nonmembers. To register, visit awcsb.org/inclusive-communication.

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Santa Barbara Humane, Santa Barbara County Animal Services and BUNS will be opening their doors to walk-in adopters on Saturdays, starting Nov. 6. Animal Services and BUNS will both be open on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. The Santa Barbara and Santa Maria campuses of Santa Barbara Humane will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m for adoptions. The clinics remain open by appointment only. Available animals can be viewed at sbhumane.org/adopt.

The Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness, in partnership with the Good Samaritan Shelter and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, are piloting a new jail discharge program. Through the new pilot program, CREDO47 Stabilization Center, operated by the Good Samaritan Shelter, will have a transportation team member present outside of the jail lobby every Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The goal of the program is to provide basic resources, such as phone charging, water, PPE kits (including masks and hand sanitizer), resource guides, phone calls and transportation. Resource connections to other social services will also be facilitated. Planning for this program began during meetings to discuss State Covid-19 Emergency Supplemental Funding (CSEF), which allowed for the additional staffing, funding for basic needs and technology, county officials said in a statement. Good Samaritan and Behavioral Wellness are partnering to provide the staffing as well as many of the basic need supplies. For more information on the CREDO47 Stabilization, call (805) 250-9022. To learn more about Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness, visit countyofsb.org/behavioral-wellness. For assistance with accessing Santa Barbara County Behavioral Wellness services, call the 24/7 toll free Crisis Response and Services Access Line at (888) 868-1649.

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On Saturday, Oct. 30, the Winchester Canyon Gun Club will host a community safety event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the club located at 6620 W. Camino Cielo in Santa Barbara. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature safety demonstrations and information from Dr. Caleb Baily, Cottage Hospital ER nurses and other agencies in coordination with National Church Safety Month. Representatives will also be on hand to offer information on fire safety instructions and gun safety. During the safety event, Winchester Canyon Gun Club will host a lunch provided by Shalhoob Meats for $12 per person. RSVP at wcgc.org/event-4509197.


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The home garden of Van and Renée Newell received the “Looking Good” Award from Carpinteria Beautiful for the month of November.

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Carpinteria Beautiful awarded Van and Renée Newell of 1436 Carnation Place the “Looking Good” Award for the month of November. The Newells moved to Carpinteria from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Renée is a master gardener and former landscape designer. She took on the daunting challenge of creating an attractive garden in the tropical dry climate (zone 10) when most of her garden experience was with a moist climate (zones 6-8). Renée’s love of the famous

Butchart Gardens transferred to a love of Lotusland Gardens in Montecito, where she became a docent. Renée took her newfound love for Lotusland and applied it to a Carpinteria home that she and her husband rented 2.5 years ago. Renée said she loves to edit gardens, and as such, she designs and plants to connect the architectural and color elements of the home and garden. Her favorite front garden plant is the Leucadendron with its red tip foliage. The garden

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As of Oct. 21, 70.4% of the county’s eligible population is fully vaccinated. The county saw 374 new cases of Covid-19 between Oct. 15 and Oct. 21.

County reports 16 cases of Covid-19 in ICU last week, three new Covid-19 deaths

Between the week of Oct. 15 and Oct. 21, Santa Barbara County reported 374 new cases, compared to 442 new Covid-19 cases from the prior week, coming to a total of 311 active cases, 43,617 total cases and 519 deaths. Three new deaths were reported during that same week, along with 16 total ICU hospitalizations. The majority of cases were seen between the 30-49 population, with 107 cases; following shortly behind were 99 cases in the 0-17 age group. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the booster dose allowances, the county reported in its weekly newsletter. The FDA now issued emergency use authorizations for booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccines; previously, only those who had received first and second doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines were eligible for a booster. The single-use booster dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine can be given at least six months after the second dose, and to those 65 years and older; those between the ages of 18 and 64 who are at high risk of severe Covid-19; and those 18 and 84 who have occupational exposures to the virus. The single booster for the J&J vaccine can be given at least two months after the original dose, to those 18 years and older. On Tuesday, an FDA panel endorsed the Pfizer vaccine for children between the ages of 5 and 11. The vaccine – which will be split in two shots – given to children in this age group is one-third of the dosage for people 12 and older. The FDA panel’s decision is only a recommendation; the FDA will later choose to finalize the decisions. If the FDA issues approval,

approximately 28 million children will be eligible for the vaccine. The county also released a Halloween Safety Checklist, with Dr. Henning Ansorg reminding families to stay safe from Covid-19 this Halloween. Ansorg said that families should attend events that are outside and have social distancing measures in place, and that people should keep safe distances from others while attending pumpkin patches or going apple picking. Ansorg also said to avoid “crowded, poorly ventilated spaces; protect those who are not eligible for vaccination, such as young children, by getting vaccinated; wear fitting masks while indoors; and don’t attend a gathering if you are sick or having symptoms.” The county also reminds residents to get their flu shots, which are available throughout the county. To learn where to get vaccinated for Covid-19, visit publichealthsbc.org/ vaccine. To get tested for Covid-19, find a site at publichealthsbc.org/testing. These sites are only offering the PCR test. For more information from the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department, call 211 and press #4 or email the county at PHDDOC.PIOCommunitySupport@ sbcphd.org.

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The city of Carpinteria has a new engineering technician: Jason Dane. Before joining the city, Dane completed a Bachelor of Science in environmental studies from UC Santa Barbara and a Master of Science in environmental engineering from California State University Fullerton. For the last six years, Dane has worked in environmental consulting, primarily on environmental remediation and assessment projects. Dane is certified as an engineer in training and is working toward a professional engineering license in civil engineering. In the following Q&A, Dane talks about why he wanted to work in Carpinteria and more about his background and interests. What attracted you to a position as an engineering technician for the city of Carpinteria? Hopefully this doesn’t sound too cliché, but I wanted to find a role where I could apply my skills and talents to help people. I think a career with the city is a great way to do so in a very practical and concrete way. It’s also hard not to love the area.

What are you most looking forward to in your new role? I’m looking forward to getting to work with a great team and having the opportunity to serve the local community. Also, being down the street from Rincon is a decent perk. Tell us more about your background and interests. I was born and raised on the Island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two thirds of the island I grew up on is set aside as part of Virgin Islands National Park, which definitely led to my love of the ocean and the outdoors. After graduating high school, I moved to Santa Barbara to attend UCSB. I moved to L.A and Orange counties for a few years after college to gain some work experience but moved back to Santa Barbara after meeting a girl. We’re getting married this March. Do you have a favorite spot in Carpinteria to grab lunch or a coffee? I love food and am a fan of Uncle Chen and Rudy’s.

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I cringed when I saw those children, prodded by their parents, carrying political signs protesting California’s upcoming Covid-19 school vaccination mandate. The debates over whether Covid 19 is real, whether vaccines work and whether a national vaccination program is necessary to control the virus are over; so is the argument that the government, businesses or school districts do not have the right to require vaccinations to protect public health. They do. If you want to exercise your right not to get vaccinated or to use your children as props, that is your choice; but don’t complain when you can’t work, can’t send your child to school or can’t enjoy indoor public places with the rest of the civilized world. That is also your choice.

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Don’t force people to get vaccinated

As of Monday, Oct. 18, 70.1% of the eligible population of Santa Barbara County is fully vaccinated, compared to 59.3% of the total county population. We were told for months that once 65% – 70% of our population was vaccinated we would have reached herd immunity. We ran out to get vaccinated to achieve that goal. What changed? Don’t tell me this is because of the new variants, because we were told that the vaccinations we received worked on all Covid-19 variants. Now, our government wants to increase vaccination numbers by threatening people’s livelihoods by instituting vaccine mandates. Remember when we called nurses, police and fire personnel heroes because they continued to work during the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic? Now we call them unemployed unless they are vaccinated. Go figure! I personally believe in getting vaccinated and have even gotten my booster shot. What I don’t believe in is government, at any level, forcing people to be vaccinated. Especially not at the threat of losing their jobs. Who are they putting at risk? In a

worst-case scenario, themselves. Quit moving the goal posts and acknowledge that the majority of our residents have been vaccinated. Give us credit for doing what you asked us to do. Fear tactics are running very thin, and the public is sick of being threatened at every turn. So, 70.1% of our eligible population and 59.3% of the total population has been vaccinated – plus many more got Covid and recovered. How many more must be vaccinated before we reach herd immunity?

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Faith lost in Biden/Harris

I’ve tried to appreciate President Biden, but I now have genuine doubts about his mental capacity and his ability to lead our great country. He recently said he got to the Senate 180 years ago; he said he served 36 years as vice president; he confused Libya and Syria three times at the G-7 Summit; he can’t remember names; he needs cue cards during his rare speaking appearances; he is told who he can call on when he does appear; at times, he has difficulty putting two coherent statements together; he avoids talking about the totally-avoidable Afghanistan disaster he created and the people he left behind there; and he rarely speaks about the Mexican border crisis, another avoidable mess he created. What bothers me most is that Biden won’t go to the border to witness the suffering he and Vice President Harris created or offer support to our beleaguered border control personnel. Rather than praise and thank the border patrol, they immediately jumped at the opportunity to criticize them because of a photo of a horse-riding agent supposedly using a whip that was nothing more than a bridle rein to control his horse. This is America. We will adjust and recover. I genuinely hope someone can convince me that my feelings about Biden/Harris are wrong.

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CITY BEAT City proposes limits to ADUs in beach neighborhood

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Following lengthy discussions at its Monday, Oct. 25 meeting, Carpinteria City Council directed staff to move forward with drafting a proposed accessory dwelling unit (ADU) and junior accessory dwelling unit (JADU) ordinance, choosing from a number of criteria for the ordinance presented by city staff. The difference between the two is that a junior accessory dwelling unit must be under 500 square feet, Rita Bright, principal planner, said during the meeting. Per the report, a JADU can be created within the walls of a “proposed or existing single-family residence” and are not allowed as accessory structures. ADUs are larger than JADUs, and are typically classified as either a state exempt ADU – an ADU that complies with a basic set of development standards – or a standard ADU, which falls under additional local purview. According to the report, state law requires that a studio or one-bedroom ADU “be no smaller” than 850 square feet, and that ADUs with more than one bedroom “be no smaller” than 1,000 square feet. State exempt ADUs, however, cannot be bigger than 800 square feet.

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The council ultimately opted for the preparation of a hybrid ADU and JADU program. The program excludes Zone 1, which stretches from the ocean side of Sandyland Road between Linden and Ash avenues, and requires on-site parking for ADUs located in Zone 2; it also allows for discretionary review regarding flooding. Zone 2 composes properties east of Holly Avenue and north of 3rd Street located in the beach neighborhood, excluding the northeast corner of the neighborhood. “Initially I liked option 1, but as we’re going forward, option 5 I believe will be the best move,” Councilmember Roy Lee said. “I want to emphasize that in the final draft it should benefit the homeowner. It should be a simple and painstakingly-free process to convert ADUs or JADUs (...) I don’t want to create any hardships for any other neighborhoods.” Steve Goggia, community development director, confirmed there are logistical concerns over a proposed ADU ordinance, stating that because Carpinteria is located in the coastal zone, there are issues in the state ADU ordinance that “can appear to be in conflict” with Carpinteria’s coastal policies. Due to these conflicts, the city staff and

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Bluffs 1, part of Seal Watch area, sold

City Manager Dave Durflinger confirmed that the property hosting the Seal Watch volunteers and bench – Bluffs 1 – has a new owner, in response to a question prompted by Councilmember Gregg A. Carty about the sale rumors. Durflinger said there were some “outstanding code compliance issues” with the property, but that the new owner or owners have agreed to address those matters. Public commentator Robin Karlsson requested clarification about the sale of the property. Durflinger said the property has been owned privately for a number of years – even though people would walk through it – and clarified that the majority of the area where seal watch volunteers operate is actually owned by Chevron, which granted permission to seal watch volunteers to access the area. “Directly adjacent to (the Chevron property) is a portion of Bluffs 1 property that is owned privately,” Durflinger said, which has now been sold to a “development interest.”

Chevron submits decommission assessment

Last week, Chevron submitted its developmental application to the city to remove the Carpinteria Oil & Gas Plant, located right behind city hall, according to City Manager Dave Durflinger. “For the last year or more, they’ve been doing an assessment,” Durflinger said.

the Planning Commission recommended a few proposed amendments to the Carpinteria Municipal Code. Bright said that, consistent with state housing laws, ADUs and JADUs would be allowed where “residential-use is currently allowed.” But a possible ADU and JADU ordinance is further complicated by the city’s sea rise vulnerability assessment, which found that 90% of the city’s vulnerable properties are residential and are located in the city’s beach neighborhood. “The addition of ADU-JADU residents in (the beach neighborhood and parts of the Concha Loma neighborhood) with existing high coastal access use, along with projected loss of beach access parking, including on-street public parking, may result in adverse effects upon coastal access,” the report reads. “We wanted to talk about it with you, the concept. Then we’ll refine (the ordinance) and submit it,” Bright said. “We’ve done a lot of review and re-writing and revision to try and craft the best objective development standards that we felt we could do to capture good design, but not

trigger or trip a consistency concern.” Councilmembers brought up concerns about ADUs in the beach neighborhood and the Concha Loma neighborhood, particularly how ADUs could add to parking problems in the area. Lee asked if, under the policy, “people could put an Airstream (trailer) in their backyard” and classify that as an ADU; Bright clarified there are different requirements for a mobile home versus an ADU or JADU. Councilmember Gregg Carty pointed out that it is difficult to afford to build an ADU, and that “the families and the folks that probably need this the most, I still have a feeling they’re going to have a hard time affording to do this.” He called the price of construction “through the roof.” “The folks who need this the most are still going to suffer,” Carty said. “I’m strongly in favor of making it straightforward.” City staff will now move forward with drafting a final ordinance. It will be brought back to the council at a future date.

Council approves letter objecting to Bailard Avenue property

At its Monday, Oct. 25 meeting, Carpinteria City Council approved the contents of a letter drafted by city staff that will be sent to the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara Board of Commissioners, objecting to what is colloquially known as the Bailard Avenue housing project. The project features a proposed 173 units of family housing on the seven-acre property located at 1101 and 1103 Bailard Avenue. Because the property is located just outside city limits, the council does not have control over what is built on the property; the city signed an MOU earlier this year, in an attempt to have some control, but last month, city staff tabled all talks with the county housing authority on the project due to disagreements over city control and issues with the project. In the letter, the board “respectfully request(s) your Board of Commissioners act to abandon” the project. “The City has a strong history of supporting new and protecting existing

residential development that is affordable by design and/or includes units with affordability restrictions (...) However, after multiple meetings with Housing Authority staff and its private development partner where city concerns were shared, and despite good faith efforts by all involved, we have concluded that the city can no longer lend its support to exploring multi-family housing at the Bailard site based on the Project Concept,” the letter reads. The letter highlights the city’s main concerns about the project, noting density issues, issues with paving over agricultural lands, the urban and rural boundary and parking concerns. The letter points out that the development would require “municipal services” from the city, such as roads, even though it would be outside of city limits. Several public commenters spoke in support of the city’s decision to send the letter.

City looks to living shoreline to protect residents from sea level rise BY EVELYN SPENCE Last week, the city held its fourth public workshop for the dune and shoreline management plan, allowing the community’s feedback for a project that aims to mitigate sea level rise in Carpinteria. The goal of the dune and shoreline management project is to identify possible long-term funding sources for maintenance of a living shoreline. Living shorelines create a stabile coastline composed of natural materials, such as sand, rocks or plants. Through the workshops, city officials said they’re trying to provide resources and make residents aware of the impacts of sea level rise as well as implementing the dune and shoreline management project. The current plan will tackle the next 25 to 50 years of coastline management, Erin Maker, Carpinteria environmental coordinator, said. The project is split into

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four areas: from the inlet to Ash Avenue, from Ash Avenue to Linden Avenue, from Linden Avenue to Carpinteria Creek, and from Carpinteria Creek to the tarpits. Maker said the team – composed of coastal engineer Chris Webb, dune designer/restoration ecologist Dave Hubbard, dune designer/restoration ecologist Matt James and deputy project manager Taylor Lane, along with Maker – is looking at a combination of strategies to incorporate into the design. This would include both hard structures and soft structures, such as beach nourishment, dune restoration, cobble and artificial reef, among others. Webb said the design would widen the beach by nourishing it, building and enhancing the dunes, looking at sediment sources, building a living shoreline and putting in a temporary pilot program groin – a structure that is perpendicular to the beach – near Linden Avenue. The

City environmental coordinator Erin Maker emphasized that the “unprotected, low-lying coastline” was the most vulnerable, which houses 41 affordable housing units and 213 campsites. model has been tested for several storm wave and water level situations. The team found that a single dune ridge of living shoreline with a wide beach is the best scenario offered for shoreline protection. “It still allowed water over it however, so it wasn’t completely without its shortcomings,” Webb said. Maker went over several key areas within Carpinteria that are vulnerable to sea level rise, including the downtown

commercial corridor, the beach neighborhood and shorefront properties, and infrastructure such as roads, parks and utility lines, including the Highway 101. But she emphasized that the “unprotected, low-lying coastline” was the most vulnerable, which houses 41 affordable housing units and 213 campsites.

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James Merrill White 4/19/1925 – 9/29/2021

James “Jim” Merrill White passed away peacefully, with his loving wife Elaine by his side, on Sept. 29, 2021. Jim was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 19, 1925, to Hiram and Elsie (Deppmeier) White. His sister Jean was born in 1936. Jim was always busy and active, and loved spending time with his friends. Stories of his young days were so fun to listen to, such as the time his parents sent him to live with his Uncle Henry in a remote homestead in Montana for the summer. Keep in mind, Jim was a city boy. The first morning after he got there, his uncle served him up some pancakes with no syrup on them. Jim said he couldn’t eat them without syrup and promptly lost his breakfast to the dog. Being a quick study, he had plain pancakes each and every day after that! This story along with so many others, set the adventurous, resourceful and humor-filled tone of his life. Soon after high school, Jim was drafted into the Army Air Force, where he learned to be a pilot, flying B-17 and C-46 aircraft. He ferried army personnel cross country, and also did formation flying. He was honorably discharged on Sept. 27, 1945. After leaving the army, Jim moved from the Midwest to the sunny pacific coast, to attend UCLA. While at UCLA, he became a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and received his Bachelor of Science degree on Sept. 9, 1950. Not long after graduation, Jim married Virginia (Ginny) Brailey. They had four children, Cathy, Lorie, Barbara and James (Jim). Together, they enjoyed great family times, eventually building a house in Montecito that they loved. Trips to Disneyland, San Diego Zoo and Lake Arrowhead, are filled with special memories. Years later, as life goes sometimes, Jim and Ginny went their separate ways. They both loved their children dearly, and set wonderful values, and ethics they can be proud of. For years, Jim worked as a stockbroker, investing in all kinds of opportunities himself – once a restaurant, once a silver mine, and once even an oil well. The oil well created one interesting day for the family, when a picnic lunch was packed to go look at the new investment. Picture a family sitting around a goofy grasshopper looking machine, methodically pumping up and down while they chewed on ham and cheese sandwiches.

He loved all this though. His nature always leant itself to the “possibilities” in life. That’s the takeaway. Jim became an avid golfer and tennis player. He played every single week until well into his 80s. Later, he added swimming laps (1/4 mile and not one lap more!) several times a week to keep his back strong. Many of the grandkids have hilarious stories to tell (and fond memories to keep) of the great golf games played with their grandad. When his eyesight started to go a bit, he was, of course, not deterred in continuing to play, but he would hit some of the longer shots, and then ask the kids, “where did it go?” He still probably beat the pants off all of them. Through an acquaintance, Jim was introduced to a lovely lady named Elaine Langhorne. She was a hard-working grade schoolteacher, and a mother of four children herself: James (Jim), Charles, Nancy and Edward. He was smitten with her great looks, love for entertaining and fabulous meals. Hesitant at first, she was swept off her feet by the sound of his signature voice, handsome features and zest for life. And so, they began a wonderful life together. Jim and Elaine were married on March 3, 1984, and spent 37 years together happily married. They loved to entertain and hosted many fantastic events. They grew pretty gardens and always had fresh tomatoes and green beans for tasty meals. They ate lots of healthy foods, but always made sure to enjoy a delicious desert – either one of Elaine’s goodies or Jim’s favorite Haagen Dazs ice cream. Jim learned to do woodworking after retirement and built some wonderful furniture and designed a custom sewing cabinet for Elaine, who was an amazing seamstress. Every year after they retired, Jim and Elaine picked a destination in the United States and drove to explore the area. They always came back with lots of fun stories. They went several times to Montana to see family. Once they went to the South, and once as far north as Alaska. Every year they would plan these trips to include a visit to Washington State to visit their daughter Barb and family. Jim was a wonderful man. He always wanted the best for everyone. His sense of humor was delightful, and his attitude about life infectious. In a letter he wrote, he said, “You always have to keep swinging and NEVER get discouraged because there is ALWAYS a good chance that some or all will come out ok.” Jim was pre-deceased by his father Hiram, mother Elsie, nephew Michael, and first wife Ginny. He is survived by his wife Elaine, sister Jean, daughter Cathy (Dave) Tajima, daughter Lorie White, daughter Barb (Tim) Purcell, and son Jim (Bonnie) White; along with Jim (Pam) Langhorne, Charles (Sophie) Langhorne, Nancy (Thomas) Hussey, and Edward (Monica) Langhorne. There are also oodles of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins and dear friends that will miss his smiles and hugs. A family gathering will be held at a later date.

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We are still in a pandemic BY WADE NOMURA MAYOR OF CARPINTERIA

As we continue to live our lives in the presence of Covid-19, many people seem to feel they have one foot in and one foot out of the pandemic. I talk to Carpinterians who begin by speaking about the pandemic in the past tense, then switch to the present tense, or vice versa. If you’re feeling this uncertainty, you are not alone. The vaccine has provided most of us with a layer of protection from the disease, and we reinforce that by following public health guidance, such as wearing a mask indoors. This allows quite a few of us to lead lives that closely resemble pre-pandemic lives – but with a mask on indoors. One of the consequences of emerging from the all-consuming stages of the pandemic is becoming less tuned-in to Covid-19 news. When something seems less urgent, we tend to turn our focus elsewhere. Let’s take a minute to see where we’re at today. In Santa Barbara County, the new case rate continues to decline. The rate was 8.2 per 100,000 as of Oct. 14, which is nearly half the 13.9 per 100,000 reported for the week prior. When we refine our focus area to Carpinteria, Summerland and Montecito, we find an even lower rate of infection, with 5.3 new cases per 100,000. It will be nice to once again not need to wear masks indoors, but we must reach and maintain a rate of 6 cases per 100,000 for two weeks for the mandate to be lifted. We are almost there. Meanwhile, 70.1% of eligible individuals are fully vaccinated in our county, and 76% of eligible Carpinterians have received their full vaccination. The vaccine is expected to receive approval for children ages 5 to 11 on Nov. 1. If you have kids, please look for opportunities to vaccinate them in early November. The city of Carpinteria will provide information about vaccine availability through social media – Facebook, Instagram and Nextdoor – as well as through our blog

The vaccine has provided most of us with a layer of protection from the disease, and we reinforce that by following public health guidance, such as wearing a mask indoors. on the city’s website and e-newsletter. Our recent decline in Covid-19 cases is great news, and I’m particularly enthused by the projections for what’s to come. For the next few weeks, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) projects a gradual decline in Covid-19 deaths in California and a steeper decline for the entire U.S. Longer-term projections also give me a lot of hope. The Covid-19 Scenario Modeling Hub analyzes a series of scenarios designed in consultation with academic modeling teams and government agencies. The most likely scenario includes approval of vaccines for children and no emergence of a new highly transmissible variant. In this scenario, the new cases nationwide per day is expected to drop to 9,000 by March. To put that in perspective, the current U.S. daily case rate is 122,000. This pandemic has been terribly stubborn, but there is good reason to be optimistic now. That doesn’t mean letting down our guard and relaxing our diligence. It means staying the course until our science-led leaders and health experts tell us that the Covid-19 pandemic really is history.

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“Linden Avenue is one of the primary routes to the coast from the beach neighborhood. So that’s really important for evacuation purposes. We don’t have any other routes that are accessible from the downtown neighborhood to the beach neighborhood in Carpinteria without walking,” she said. By 2100, the “reasonable worst case” for sea level rise within the city is five feet, according to Maker. “It can have some pretty significant impacts on property, including our transportation corridor (...) our coastal access,” Maker said during the meeting. Maker said that currently, the beach remains unprotected for the majority of the year, and that the beach is narrowing due to natural sediment flow blockage and recent sediment disposal activities. Current shoreline protections that exist include a rock revetment upcoast on county property and vegetated dunes on state parks property, as well as the city’s winter berm program. Maker provided attendees with a 1929 aerial photo of Carpinteria, showing wide, sandy beaches compared to the narrower ones currently in place. “What we’re trying to do with this project is mimic historic conditions,” Maker said. Maker said the team is planning on finishing the design in February 2022. Public attendees questioned administrative costs related to the plan and its funding. Maker said the team does not currently have estimated costs for the plan, which she said will be addressed in the future. Greg and Margaret Connors asked about the logistics of the groin on the beach. Greg said he grew up on Redondo Beach and said it was “ruined by groins.” Maker said the team wants to minimize any impact to the surrounding area and are taking that into account. In response to a question from Andrea Adams-Morden about maintenance of the beach, Webb said the idea is to minimize any maintenance that would need to be done. “The dunes are able to sustain themselves over a long period of time. We’d rather not have to go in and do a lot of maintenance, and have the dunes just enlarge, increase, rise, change and shape in form,” Webb said.


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Museum seeks help understanding mystery quilt

Carpinteria’s local historical museum is often the recipient of interesting, usually old, and sometimes bizarre objects that folks wish to find a new home for or simply cannot bear to throw in the trash. Often of local interest or historical importance, the Carpinteria Valley Museum of History works to decide what to keep and record for posterity, what to sell to generate funds to operate the museum, and what should be thrown away. It is not always an easy decision, David Griggs, the museum director, said. “Many objects may have intrinsic monetary value, but without a recorded history of its ownership and use – where and when and how – the object has little historical value,” Griggs said. “That is why the museum is reaching out to the community for some help.” At present, Mary Foley and Sandy Crowe of the museum’s Accessions Committee are trying to determine the origin and history of a quilted patchwork red, white and blue wall hanging that was dropped off at the museum without any explanation. Griggs suggested it might be a bicentennial history class project made by local school students in 1976, as many of the 5-inch-blocks depict events of early American history. Each patch has initials or a name, such as Damon, Dan or Harmon, in the corner, which Griggs said was most likely the name of the person who created the square. Readers who recognize the wall hanging and can furnish the museum with any provenance or other background information should call David

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Bee swarm safely removed from resident’s tree

A basketball-sized swarm of bees appeared in Carpinteria resident Rebecca Stebbins’ backyard recently. The bees took to a magnolia tree, where Stebbins initially mistook the swarm as a strange growth. Stebbins reached out to the Beekeepers Guild of Santa Barbara who sent volunteer Sue Riparetti to the Foothill Road property to safely remove the bees (for free). Stebbins said Riparetti braved rush hour traffic to come down to Carpinteria from San Marcos Pass to rescue the bees.

“Clearly passionate and fearless, she quickly donned protective clothing, brought out her swarm box, and proceeded to gently pull the bees off of the tree limb and into the box,” Stebbins said. When the queen bee was safely nestled in the box, Stebbins said it took Riparetti another hour to coax all the other bees into the box so that they could be safely transported to a new hive. To learn more about the Beekeepers Guild, visit beeguildsb.org.

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TRADE SECRETS M E G A N WA L D R E P You probably walked around Pacific Health Foods with your mouth half-open – like I did – the first time you saw the shop’s new renovations. “We have added 20 feet of open produce cases to allow for more produce to be brought in from local organic farmers, as well as adding customer favorites,” owner Nathan Noll said. “With the size of the shop, we knew we only had a few layout options to work with. We would either go with a smaller produce section or go big and cover up the windows. We decided to go big.” The shop’s renovations focused on expanding overall operations and offering Carpinterians a wider selection of items. Nathan and his wife, Whitney, are the brains and brawn of the shop, located at 944 Linden Ave. When the pair aren’t working, they’re raising two little ones, which means stocking plenty of offerings for kids is a priority at the store. “In the baby food section, we have partnered with Once Upon A Farm to make sure our customers have the freshest organic pre-made baby food on the market with the addition of a small fridge to showcase their line,” Noll said. The parents aren’t forgotten, of course, with the doubling of the organic beer and wine section. There is also a large section of organic food items made in-house, which expands on the current juice bar menu. Of course, a big change doesn’t come

With the shop’s new double cash wrap, customers can check out quicker. without hiccups, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. “We experienced months of ‘Covid delays’ during this 8-month long process,” Noll said. “Whether it was missing parts, delays at the border, or having to postpone time off for employees this was definitely a project that tested our patience.” But once the dust settled, the vision took off. “The biggest joys came after the cases were in and product was starting to fill the shelves,” Noll said. “Seeing the looks on our friends, family and local community members’ faces after months of anticipation quickly erased all of the stress away.” Tri-County Produce in Santa Barbara has been a long-time inspiration to the Nolls, from its easy shopping experience to how they’ve supported local

Pacific Health Foods’ remodel created more room for produce.

farmers and vendors for decades. But it was Carpinteria’s local community that spurred the change, Noll said. “We spent time listening to customers and what they want to see more of at the shop,” Noll said, where it became clear that fresh produce, more grass-fed meats, a more extensive beer and wine selection and an expansion of the organic food menu are top priorities for Pacific Health customers. “Simply put, we’re ‘your local organic

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market’ and will always strive to be.” The Nolls said their advice to other business owners embarking on a remodel is to always hire professionals you know and trust; mentally prepare to pay 20–30% over your budget; and have grace and patience for all involved. Megan Waldrep is a columnist and freelance writer, currently living on a 34-foot sailboat. To learn more about Megan, visit meganwaldrep.com.

Whitney and Nathan Noll have run Pacific Health Foods, a family business, since 2015.


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CEF gets spooky in support of schools PHOTOS BY ROSANA SWING Ghouls, goblins and an assortment of other fantastic and fictional characters met at Carpinteria High School last Saturday to support Carpinteria schools. The annual fundraiser, hosted by Carpinteria Education Foundation (CEF), was a Halloweenthemed Carp-a-CaBOOna. Proceeds from the event are used to support arts and STEM education at Carpinteria Unified School District.

Sandy Crowe, aka Mother Goose, was aptly costumed for a fundraiser for education.

Which witch is which? Diana Freeman, left, and CEF Board member Janie Foley show off their mystical outfits.

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Devil Celeste Elliott was an angel at the party. From left, CEF administrator Pam Werner is with Jennifer Cota.

Enjoying the view from their table are Jaime and Jason Diamond.

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Staying warm under fur and fun sweaters are, from left, Carolyn Frary, Taffy Balch and Brianna Balch.

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The cast of Netflix’s “The Tiger King” was present, from left, with Diana Rigby as Carol Baskin; Erica Hotgrewe as a tiger; and Aaron Hitgrew as Tiger King.


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From left, Carly Bass, Jessica Clark, Kendall Clark, Kevin Clark, Aja Forner and Sarah-Sue Wadell represent the All-American League from the classic 90’s film “A League of Their Own.”

Arla Wardell, left, celebrated her 94th birthday at the event with her good friend Betty Brown, right, who is also 94.

Sandy Prather wears a costume inspired by the children’s book, “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom;” Das Williams is a pirate for the night.

From left, ready for the Wild West, are Kristin Isaac and Nicky Puentes.

Will Brown dressed as his father Mac for the night.

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Partygoers are, from left, Matt Oliver, Greg Nielsen and Adrienne Oliver.


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Umbrellas come out around town PHOTOS BY ROBIN KARLSSON

On Monday, Santa Barbara County was hit with a fresh October storm, giving the area a refreshing bout of rain. Carpinterians young and old drew umbrellas up as puddles began to form in the streets, peering out at the wet world. Concerned about debris flows or flash flooding, the county issued a “shelter in place” order for those living in the Alisal Fire burn area, between 6 a.m. and noon on Monday. The fire remains at 97% containment as of Monday, hitting 16,970 acres. Over 260 personnel remain working on the fire.

Carmel browses around Carpinteria Valley Lumber during the rain, clutching her favorite red umbrella.

Three-year-old Kelly Vanancio pulls out her “Frozen” umbrella, even after the rain has stopped, while walking home with her mom and brothers from Canalino Elementary.

USPS letter carrier Tessa Hernandez delivers mail on 6th Street, keeping dry in her postal blue rain gear.

On the job for E. J. Harrison, George Solis – who works rain or shine – gathers trash on Linden Avenue and 9th Street.

Diego Reed gleefully rides his bike through a puddle, taking advantage of the storm’s aftermath.

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Keith Bush peers out at the streets, wondering if Mary Ella and John Jones enjoy the rain he should walk through while walking down Linden Avenue. the water or around it.

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The library chose 10 finalists in its new library card contest. Now, it is up to the public to vote for the winning design.

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The Carpinteria Library chose 10 finalists in its new library card contest competition, which offered Carpinteria children the chance to offer fun designs for the library’s new cards. The 10 cards, each of which was designed by a student between sixth and 12th grade, feature a wide variety of colors and designs; some artists opted for a colorful spread of flowers, while others incorporated butterflies and campfire tents into their pictures. Now, the library invites Carpinterians to vote on their choice for the new card. The designs are available to view at the arts center; to vote, residents can either fill out a ballot available inside the gallery or use a cell phone to vote via QR code. Limited to one vote per person. The deadline to vote is Nov. 1. The new cards will be available beginning July 2022, when the city transitions its library services away from the county.

Arts Center hires new administrative specialist

Longtime volunteer Connie Geston is the Carpinteria Arts Center’s new administrative specialist, the center announced on Tuesday. Geston has a background working with nonprofits to raise money for performing arts and has previously served on committees at the Alcazar Theatre. She also served as the volunteer coordinator for the California Avocado Festival. “We are excited to welcome Connie Geston to our Carpinteria Arts Center team. Many of you may already know Connie because she has been one of our star volunteers over the past two and half years! Connie has volunteered countless hours as a gallery host, served on our exhibition team, helped lead many of our events, and was instrumental in producing our summer arts camp last summer,” the center said in a release. In her new role, she will manage the gallery, programs, volunteers and other center business, the center said.

Anne Fraser is a featured artist in “Small Town Big Art.”

Anne Fraser featured as arts center host volunteer

Carpinteria Arts Center welcomed Connie Geston as the center’s new administrative specialist.

Mermaids exhibit and event announced at Maritime Museum

In conjunction with the opening of its upcoming exhibit, “Mermaids: Visualizing the Myths & Legends – Photography by Ralph A. Clevenger & Friends,” the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is presenting a unique mermaid sighting event. On Saturday, Nov. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the public is invited to meet mermaids in the Harbor (sightings from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.), have their pictures taken with mermaids and view the new exhibit. To purchase tickets and schedule a mermaid photo appointment, visit sbmm.org.

In the Arts Center weekly newsletter, volunteer Anne Fraser was featured, offering up her artistic skills while working. As host volunteers, staff are invited to bring art to work on in the gallery, giving visitors an up-close-and-personal look at art in progress. Fraser is also one of the featured artists in “Small Town Big Art,” which features 100 Carpinteria artists and was released for pre-orders last month. One of Fraser’s pieces is a watercolor featuring the mother tree of Santa Barbara – a Moreton Bay Fig Tree that the center called “reminiscent of elephant trucks.” “To see it is to want to sit in its warm embrace and paint, share its power from its small, almost forgotten plot by the train station. Still the Mother Tree survives, endures, flourishes and nourishes,” the description reads. The center is looking for additional volunteers to help throughout fall. See more at carpinteriaartscenter.org/volunteer.

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A reader a pitchfork for parking his vehicle in the spots What doessends that mean to you?to a restaurant owner I want to invite you to share your right out front of his establishment. “Shouldn’t he leave those parking spots available thoughts and questions with me. If there for his paying customers?” David Hayman: For the most part, cy- is a topic you would like more informabersecurity should be something we all tion about or would like to see in a future A reader sends a pitchfork to thethe City of Carpinteria for letting the bluffs turn into think about as we venture down path column, let me know. And though I will an ever-increasing dirt parking lot. “That not what the bluffs were purchased for. of maneuvering the web. Our lives have is be showing my age, I will close with a line Post Parking signs immediately!” trulyNo become intertwined with the net in from the TV series “Hill Street Blues” – almost every capacity. 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After completing demolition of Summerland Elementary School last week, all that remained standing was the flagpole.

Summerland Elementary School demolition begins

Earlier this month, construction crews began demolishing the Summerland School, with the demolition nearing completion at the end of last week – leaving only the flagpole standing. The district held a ceremonial groundbreaking in late September, inviting community members, contractors and school board members to celebrate the

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COMMANDER’S ON THE ROAD RECAP Reports from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office

COASTAL BUREAU OPERATIONS • OCT. 17 – 23

Sunday, October 17

0620 hrs / Narcotics, Warrant / 1000 block Cramer Road

A man was contacted while asleep in the driver seat of a car, which was parked in the middle of the roadway. The man stated he fell asleep on his way to pick up his girlfriend. While speaking to the man, a deputy observed drug paraphernalia in plain view. The man also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and a search incident revealed a baggie of methamphetamine, and a driver’s license and debit card that did not belong to him. He was transported and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

Monday, October 18

1425 hrs / Narcotics / 2900 block Padaro Lane

A man was contacted for expired registration tags. The man was observed with a makeshift tourniquet wrapped around his arm and a loaded syringe on the passenger seat next to him. Further investigation found that the man was in possession of fentanyl and methamphetamine. He was arrested and booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

Wednesday, October 20

1119 hrs / Fight / Carpinteria High School

Four juveniles were involved in a fight at Carpinteria High School. Two of the involved juveniles were contacted by police and the incident was documented.

1505 hrs / Traffic Collision / Linden Avenue and Malibu Drive

Deputies responded to a traffic collision across from Canalino School. A female adult was on the ground with minor bleeding from the back of her head. She was conscious, breathing and communicating. The driver stated that she did not see the pedestrian while making a right turn and hit her. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital and her four dogs were taken care of by animal control.

1527 hrs / Narcotics / Carpinteria and Palm avenues

Earlier in the day, a “be on lookout” was sent out for a vehicle involved in a hit and run from Goleta. The vehicle was later observed near Carpinteria Avenue. During the investigation, the driver admitted to involvement in the hit and run. She was also found in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was cited and released. Her vehicle was towed.

1651 hrs / DUI / Chevron Station

A resident reported seeing reckless driving. Deputies responded and found the driver parked at the Chevron station, with an open beer nearby. A meth pipe was observed in plain view inside the car and the vehicle was searched. Burglary tools, a scale, additional meth pipes, access cards, a California driver’s license, a tax refund check and a taser were collected as evidence. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and was booked. A passenger fled the vehicle prior to law enforcement arrival. The passenger’s cell phone was left behind. The driver’s puppy was taken away by animal control.

0236 hrs / Drugs / 5700 block Carpinteria Avenue

On the above date and time, a deputy was approached by a man in a parking lot. The man appeared to be under the influence and displayed delusional, aggressive and erratic behavior. The man was arrested for public intoxication and taken to jail.

Thursday, October 21

1000 hrs / Warrant / 3900 block Via Real

A man was pulled over for a broken brake light. He had a warrant and was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

CVN travels to Yosemite

S t a n a n d Te r r y Scrivner took a trip to Yosemite National Park last month, staying in Wawona. Terry said that while the sky looked blue, they spotted smoke from the Northern California fires. Still, Terry said the trip was peaceful, especially the mountains. While in Yosemit e, St an brought out a recent copy of CVN that features CHS’s football team on the cover.

1220 hrs / Concealed Weapon / Maple Avenue and 8th Street

A man was observed with the handle of a knife partially sticking out of his pants pocket. He was contacted, arrested and booked in Santa Barbara County Jail.

Friday, October 22

1027 hrs / Warrant / 3900 block Via Real

A vehicle was stopped for speeding and for having expired registration. The driver had three local warrants for her arrest. A used meth pipe and tooter straws were located during the inventory of the vehicle, which was towed.

2035 hrs / DUI / 850 block Linden Avenue

A man was driving when he was stopped for having tinted windows. After field sobriety tests, he was arrested for driving under the influence and submitted to a blood test. He was booked for driving under the influence.

2101 hrs / Disturbing the Peace / 800 block Linden Avenue

Units were conducting a traffic stop on the 800 block of Linden Avenue when employees from a nearby store alerted them of a suspect who was disturbing the peace in the store, banging on doors, knocking things over and challenging others to fight. The subject, a white male adult between the ages of 40 and 45, was located in the alleyway of the store. He stormed deputies, kicked their vehicles and pounded his fists on the hood of police cars. He was tased and taken into custody, where he continued to be aggressive. He later apologized to deputies for his behavior. He never identified himself and was booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail as John Doe.

Saturday, October 23

2036 hrs / DUI / Hwy 101 southbound and North Padaro Lane

A man was driving when he was stopped for speeding. After field sobriety tests, he was arrested for driving under the influence and submitted to a blood test. He was booked.

0350 hrs / Collision / Carpinteria Avenue and Sandy Cove

A woman fell asleep at the wheel in her Ford Escape and crashed into the bridge abutment at Sandyland Cove. Her speedometer was stuck at 38 mph. She suffered a possible broken leg and facial lacerations and was transported to the hospital.

CVN says “Ciao!” from Italy

CVN took a trip to Europe with Doug and Season Graziani, who traveled to San Terenzo, Italy. The pair visited their family home while celebrating their oneyear anniversary. Ciao!

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Traffic stop yields illegal drugs, two suspects arrested

A traffic stop of a reckless vehicle resulted in the arrest of two suspects who were found in possession of an array of illegal drugs. On Friday, Oct. 22, at approximately 5:25 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic enforcement stop of a vehicle that had been reportedly driving erratically southbound on the 101 freeway through the Carpinteria area. Deputies caught up to the vehicle just north of La Conchita. Deputies contacted the driver, 54-year-old Abel Gaytan from Castaic, and the passenger, 30-year-old Edgar Nunez of Newhall. Deputies discovered approximately 9.6 grams of suspected fentanyl, 1.3 grams of heroin, 288 grams of methamphetamine, 9 grams of cocaine, one M30 fentanyl pill, an open container of cannabis, open container of alcohol, a used pipe with residue, baggies and a scale. Both subjects were booked at Santa Barbara County Main Jail where they were later released with a citation pursuant to the local court’s extension of Emergency Rule 4.


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Public Notices NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE TS No. CA-21-891920-SH Order No.: 210320667-CA-VOI YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/19/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): ADELA RODRIGUEZ, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN Recorded: 3/27/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-0022023 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SANTA BARBARA County, California; Date of Sale: 11/10/2021 at 1:00PM Place of Sale: At the main entrance to the County Courthouse, located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $558,363.13 The purported property address is: 1341 JUNE ST, CARPINTERIA, CA 93013-1727 Assessor’s Parcel No.: 003-552-034 NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 916939-0772 for information regarding the trustee’s sale or visit this internet website http://www.qualityloan.com, using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-21-891920-SH. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the internet website. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. NOTICE TO TENANT: You may have a right to purchase this property after the trustee auction pursuant to Section 2924m of the California Civil Code. If you are an “eligible tenant buyer,” you can purchase the property if you match the last and highest bid placed at the trustee auction. If you are an “eligible bidder,” you may be able to purchase the property if you exceed the last and highest bid placed at the trustee auction. There are three steps to exercising this right of purchase. First, 48 hours after the date of the trustee sale, you can call 916-939-0772, or visit this internet website http://www.qualityloan.com, using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-21-891920-SH to find the date on which the trustee’s sale was held, the amount of the last and highest bid, and the address of the trustee. Second, you must send a written notice of intent to place a bid so that the trustee receives it no more than 15 days after the trustee’s sale. Third, you must submit a bid so that the trustee receives it no more than 45 days after the trustee’s sale. If you think you may qualify as an “eligible tenant buyer” or “eligible bidder,” you should consider contacting an attorney or appropriate real estate professional immediately for advice regarding this potential right to purchase. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which

case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right’s against the real property only. Date: Quality Loan Service Corporation 2763 Camino Del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 916-939-0772 Or Login to: http://www. qualityloan.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service Corp. TS No.: CA-21-891920-SH IDSPub #0175171 10/14/2021 10/21/2021 10/28/2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as TRUE VALUE APPRAISAL at 5750 VIA REAL #258, CARPINTERIA, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s): RICHARD FRANCIS HOUSER, JR. at SAME ADDRESS AS ABOVE. This business is conducted by an Individual. This statement was filed with the County 09/29/2021. The registrant began transacting business on Sept. 26, 2021. Signed: RICHARD F. HOUSER, JR. 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002767. Publish: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as SEA BREEZE PRINTS at 4400 CARPINTERIA AVENUE UNIT 55, CARPINTERIA, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s): ALEJANDRO SANTANA at SAME ADDRESS AS ABOVE. This business is conducted by an Individual. This statement was filed with the County 10/01/2021. The registrant began transacting business on Oct 01, 2021. Signed: ALEJANDRO SANTANA. 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002794. Publish: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as LESLIE’S BERRIES at 2621 ORELLA ST APT 2, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93105. Full name of registrant(s): LESLIE PANTOJA at SAME ADDRESS AS ABOVE. This business is conducted by an Individual. This statement was filed with the County 9/09/2021. The registrant began transacting business on Sept. 09, 2021. Signed: LESLIE PANTOJA. 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002581. Publish: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as MAX SELZER PLUMBING at 415 EAST MONTECITO ST, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93101. Full name of registrant(s): COUNTY SANITATION COMPANY, INC at SAME ADDRESS AS ABOVE. This business is conducted by an Individual. This statement was filed with the County 10/05/2021. The registrant began transacting business on Oct 01, 2016 Signed: JENNIFER HODGINS, SEC/TREAS. 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

Coastal View News • Carpinteria, California statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002812. Publish: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as SANTA BARBARA HERB CLINIC at 3760 STATE STREET, SUITE 102, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93105. Full name of registrant(s): AMAZING HERBS & ACUPUNCTURE, INC. at 3063 W CHAPMAN AVE. APT 2355, ORANGE, CA 92868. This business is conducted by a CORPORATION. This statement was filed with the County 10/01/2021. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: MARIKO HORIE, CEO 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002793. Publish: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as LOS PINOS COURT APARTMENTS at 605 E NEWLOVE DRIVE, SANTA MARIA, CA 93454. Mailing address: 200 E CARRILLO STREET, SUITE 200, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93101. Full name of registrant(s): LOS PINOS KPS ASSOCIATES, LLC at 200 E CARRILLO STREET, SUITE 200, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93101. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. This statement was filed with the County 10/04/2021. The registrant began transacting business on Sept. 30, 2021. Signed: KENNETH P. SLAUGHT, MANAGER. In accordance with subdivision (a) of section 17920, a fictitious name statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the office of the County Clerk, except, as provided in subdivision (b) of section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A new fictitious business name must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or common law (see section 1441 Et Seq., Business and Professions code). I hereby certify this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002803. Publish: Oct. 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as HERITAGE VILLAS at 300 BURTON MESA BLVD. LOMPOC, CA 93436. Mailing address: 1667 E. LINCOLN AVENUE, ORANGE, CA 92865. Full name of registrant(s): INVESTMENT CONCEPTS, INC. at 1667 E. LINCOLN AVENUE, ORANGE, CA 92865. This business is conducted by a Limited Partnership. This statement was filed with the County 9/28/2021. The registrant began transacting business on 01/28/2011. Signed: SANDRA POISER, SR. V.P. OF INVESTMENT CONCEPTS, INC. - GENERAL PARTNER 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002751. Publish: Oct. 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 2021 _________________________________ IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF BRITTNEY MEYER ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NO. 21CV03671

California, County of Santa Barbara, 1100 Anacapa Street, P.O. Box 21107 Santa Barbara, CA 93121-1107. A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Carpinteria-Summerland Coastal View a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing on the petition. Dated 10/07/2021 by Donna D. Geck, Judge of the Superior Court.

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: BRITTNEY DAWNE MEYER filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows:

NOTICE OF HEARING November 22, 2021 at 10:00 am, Dept: 5, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara, 1100 Anacapa Street, P.O. Box 21107 Santa Barbara, CA 93121-1107. A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Carpinteria-Summerland Coastal View a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for the hearing on the petition. Dated 10/06/2021 by Colleen K. Sterne, Judge of the Superior Court.

Present name: BRITTNEY DAWNE MEYER Proposed name: IVY B MEYER SMITH THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that include the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING December 3, 2021 at 10:00 am, Dept: 4, Superior Court of

FILED BY the Superior Court of California County of Santa Barbara on 10/07/2021. Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer by Spann, Elizabeth, Deputy Clerk. Publish: Oct. 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as MIDNIGHT SKY BOOKSTORE at 349 ASH AVE. #32, CARPINTERIA, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s): PAULA L BERGEN at SAME ADDRESS. This business is conducted by an Individual. This statement was filed with the County 10/12/2021. The registrant began transacting business on N/A. Signed: PAULA BERGEN. 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002852. Publish: Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as CONTAINER CONCEPTS at 2027 SANTA BARBARA ST., SANTA BARBARA, CA 93105. Full name of registrant(s): RLF INNOVATIONS LLC at SAME ADDRESS. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. This statement was filed with the County 10/01/2021. The registrant began transacting business on July 1, 2016. Signed: ROBERT FERER, PRINCIPLE. 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002898. Publish: Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 2021 _________________________________ IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF REGINALD MATTHEW SARMIENTO FLORES & MATTHEA RENEIGH FLORES ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NO. 21CV03881 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: ROMULO BARRAMEDA PRANADA, JR. & MYLYN FLORES PRANADA filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: Present name: REGINALD MATTHEW SARMIENTO FLORES Proposed name: MATTHEW FLORES PRANADA Present name: MATTHEA RENEIGH FLORES Proposed name: MATTHEA REIGN FLORES PRANADA THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that include the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing.

FILED BY the Superior Court of California County of Santa Barbara on 10/06/2021. Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer by Spann, Elizabeth, Deputy Clerk. Publish: Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as MIRAMAR MFG, INC. at 5481 CALLE OCHO, CARPINTERIA, CA 93013. Full name of registrant(s): MIRAMAR MFG, INC. at SAME ADDRESS. This business is conducted by a

CORPORATION. This statement was filed with the County 10/19/2021. The registrant began transacting business on Oct. 18, 2021. Signed: ERIC S MAULHARDT, PRESIDENT. 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002927. Publish: Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 2021 _________________________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT. The following Entity(ies) is/are doing business as (1) FIRST SERVE TENNIS COURTS (2) FIRST SERVE (3) FIRST SERVE TENNIS (4) FSTC at 7312 SHEPARD MESA RD, CARPINTERIA, CA 93013. Mailing address: PO BOX 92151, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93190. Full name of registrant(s): FIRST SERVE TENNIS COURTS, INC. at 7312 SHEPARD MESA RD, CARPINTERIA, CA 93013. This business is conducted by a CORPORATION. This statement was filed with the County 10/19/2021. The registrant began transacting business on Jan 01, 1996. Signed: LAURIE RICHARDS, SECRETARY. 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-Recorder (SEAL) FBN2021-0002935. Publish: Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 2021

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UNPREDICTABLE WILDERNESS CHUCK GRAHAM The nest was soft and silky smooth, tightly woven in island hazardia, endemic flora found on Santa Cruz Island. It had taken me weeks to locate their nest, but in the end, what it took to locate it was the dad attempting to add to the nest with a long string with a stick tied to it. I quickly yanked my camera out of my camera pack and fired off a few frames where the Northern Channel Islands Loggerhead Shrike perched on the old corral fence. One of the rarest birds found at the Channel Islands National Park, the shrike appeared awkward toting the dangling string as it flew toward its nest site in Scorpion Canyon on the southeast fringe of Santa Cruz Island. I tracked the shrike through the viewfinder on my camera with the string still in tow. The shrike then flew into a young island oak tree, where the string became entangled, and the shrike became befuddled by the confusion. It quickly shifted gears, hopping from limb to limb, where it became enthralled with some half-eaten prey. As I held down the shutter on my camera, I first thought it was a large insect, which shrikes are known to take. However, I’ve always been interested in how shrikes impale their prey on whatever is available – sticks, a rusty nail, barbed wire, etc. I had never seen this behavior before, until that moment, but I knew they do this with mice, insects, and lizards. Armed with a hooked beak much like a raptor, they are efficient hunters when it comes to pint-sized prey. Actually, I didn’t realize I was looking at impalement until I edited my images on my computer. The lower half of a sideblotched lizard was all that remained. The shrike was animated with the lower half, removing it from its stick and thrashing it through the leaves. Eventually though, the shrike impaled it again and began to feed mightily. The next day I returned where the string remained entangled in the smallish island oak. The string wasn’t going anywhere and was seemingly long since forgotten. The loggerhead had other

Shrike fledglings beg to be fed. things on its mind – its active nest. This was the pair’s second attempt at nesting, after a first attempt in mid-spring. The first nest was down by the water in a large lemonade berry at the mouth of Scorpion Canyon. It was easy watching the male flying to and from the nest, lots of food in its beak to feed its mate. Then, one day, there was no commotion at all. Something was up. Suddenly, there was no more back and forth by the male and all was quiet in the lemonade berry. It could’ve been ravens or the endemic island scrub jay, both are known to raid nests. For the Northern Channel Islands Loggerhead Shrike, each nest is precious. The last survey by the Channel Islands National Park of shrike numbers on Santa Cruz Island was back in 2012. Back then the population was roughly 43 shrikes. On neighboring Santa Rosa Island, shrike numbers are solid because there are no island scrub jays on that island. Shrike numbers on Santa Rosa hover at around 240 on the windswept islet. Fortunately, this pair persisted. They moved further up the canyon where we keep our kayak gear. This is where I could keep tabs on the male’s coming and goings. Mostly I was going by its raspy calls, where I eventually followed those calls into a willow tree in the seasonal creek in Scorpion Canyon. The nest was nearly directly across from where the tangled string remained in the island oak. Halfway up the willow a fork in the tree was tangled in island morning glory concealing it from predators. The nest held four tiny eggs sitting inside a soft bed of island hazardia. It would be another month until the chicks hatched,

Northern Loggerhead Shrike nests are a tightly woven bed of island hazardia.

Wind blows the downy feathers of a newly fledged Northern Channel Islands Loggerhead Shrike chick. which was in mid-June. In the meantime, the male continued bringing food to the nest to keep the female happy while she incubated her clutch. Six weeks later I checked the nest again, but only two of the eggs had hatched. The chicks were pink and healthy. Another month and they were out of the nest and living up to their Loggerhead name. The fledglings, still adorned in their downy feathers, possessed oversized heads that they still needed to grow into. Clinging to the comfort of their parents, mom and dad brought them endless insects as the young shrikes begged to no end for more food. Due to that constant begging, it was easy to locate them in the canyon, their territory from the old corral down through the floodplain to the water’s

edge at Scorpion Anchorage. It has been four months since the chicks fledged. They’ve moved on to seek out their own territories. I see one of them on my early morning trail runs on the first marine terrace overlooking Scorpion Anchorage. There’s more shrike activity further back in the canyon tucked away in the coyote bush, but as long as I continue to hear their raspy calls, I know the shrikes will continue to add to the web of life on the island biome. Adventure and travel writer Chuck Graham lives in Carpinteria and contributes his writing and photography to publications far and wide. For more wildlife photos, visit chuckgrahamphoto.com or follow Graham on Instagram at @chuckgrahamphoto.

An adult Northern Loggerhead Shrike feeds on an impaled side-blotched lizard.


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The Warriors have dominated all season in the pool, and as the end of the water polo season approaches, Carpinteria High School’s boys team is securing its position at the top heading into the CIF playoffs. Carpinteria won three more games this week, including a double-header with back-to-back shutout wins against Hueneme. The unusual double-header was scheduled to make up a game that was postponed two weeks ago due to a shortage of referees. Hueneme came to town and the Warriors came out on fire, scoring a season high 28 goals while staying perfect on defense for the day and allowing zero goals. In the second game it was more of the same, with Carpinteria holding on to a 18-0. Before the double-header, the Warriors’ season high was 17 goals, which they reached three times this year. This also marks the third and fourth shutout games of the season for the Warriors. With the two wins, Carpinteria secured the Citrus Coast League title and a #1 ranking in the CIF Division 5 polls. One day later, the Warriors traveled to Lompoc to take on Cabrillo, and once again played staunch defense, containing the Conquistadores on the way to a 13-6 victory. The Warriors relied on their defense,

coach Jon Otsuki said, which was “impenetrable” throughout the game. Carpinteria snagged 13 steals and forced numerous turnovers on the day, Otsuki said, and goalie Jacob Taff blocked 10 shots in the win. Sophomore standout Asher Smith was aggressive on both offense and defense, scoring six goals and grabbing three steals against Cabrillo. Senior team captain Mateo Handall chipped in two goals, two steals and a field block of his own. Four more Warriors scored in the game: Justin Main got two in the back of the net, while Reyn Clayton, Zach Isaac and Gavin Lohuis each scored one. Carpinteria has locked in on defense all year, holding opponents to 10 goals or fewer in 19 games this season. The team has forced turnovers, applying pressure in the pool since the start of the season, and Taff has been a brick wall in front of the net. The Warriors move to 19-4 overall, and an undefeated 4-0 in league play, with just one game left before the CIF playoffs. On Thursday, Carpinteria will host Santa Barbara for their final game of the regular season, which will be “Senior Day” for the nine seniors on the team. The seniors will be recognized before the start of the game.

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The Warriors locked down on defense, grabbing 13 steals in a win against Cabrillo. BELOW, Carpinteria High School’s boy water polo team won two games in a row in a double – header against Hueneme.

Six players scored in their last game; the Warriors have dominated in the pool all year long.


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out to a strong start of league play. “We will have to put these last two matches behind us and quickly too,” Bryant said. “A great learning experience but at a very costly time as it cost us the league championship.” Carpinteria will host the Citrus Coast League Finals this week to close off the season. Bryant said the team’s six seniors – Valerie Ojeda, Abbie Delwiche, Cassandra Maya Prado, Nansy Velasquez, Stephanie Gonzalez and especially captain Natalia Perez – were vital to this year’s success and will be greatly missed. “Natalia has been absolutely amazing and has been an incredible leader these past two seasons.” Carpinteria finishes the regular season at 12-6 overall and 8-2 in the Citrus Coast League.

Warriors’ woes continue against Hueneme

Carpinteria’s football team struggled to put points on the board, and was shutout for the seventh time this season against Citrus Coast League leader Hueneme, who stayed undefeated in league play with the 48-0 victory. The Vikings are now 7-2 overall, and 3-0 in league, and will now prepare for a strong Nordhoff squad. Carpinteria is now 0-9 for the season, and will take to the road for their final game of the year against Santa Paula on Friday, Oct. 29. Santa Paula is 3-6 overall, and was just beat by Fillmore, 57-7. Both teams are 0-3 in Citrus Coast League play.

Carpinteria girls volleyball closed out a strong season with a tough firstround CIF loss.

Warriors girls volleyball suffers tough firstround loss in CIF

Carpinteria girls volleyball hosted a first round playoff game at their home gym against Santa Clara, but after a competitive five-set contest, it was the visiting Saints who would advance to the second round – closing the doors on a strong season for the Warriors. Coach Bret Shellabarger helped lead the team to a 6-4 league record, and seniors Alex Zapata and Marlene Sanchez contributed to much of the Warriors’ success in league play. Carpinteria started out strong, winning the first set, 25-21, but Santa Clara fired back with back-to-back wins in the second (17-25) and third (20-25) set. Carpinteria was able to break even with a fourth set victory, 25-21. In the tie-breaking fifth set, the Warriors fought hard but ultimately fell, 11-15, marking the end to the long season. Warrior outside hitter Ainsley Andersen, who will be returning as a senior next year, finished the night with 12 kills, four aces and 19 digs. Sanchez served up four aces and 19 digs in what turned out to be her final game on the court for Carpinteria. “It was an honor to host the first round of CIF playoffs in their home gym,” Shellabarger said. “That’s a wrap for the 2021 girls volleyball season.”

The Warriors cross country team, from left, are Eduardo Vences, Kate Cooney, Chris Ceja, Jocelyn Pena, Ale Marin and Belen Herrera.

Carpinteria cross country competes in Mt. SAC Invitational

Members of Carpinteria’s cross country team traveled to the hot, dry weather of Walnut, California, to compete in the 73rd Mt. San Antonio College Cross Country Invitational. Athletic Director Pat Cooney said that the event is one of the longest running cross country meets in California. “The Mt. SAC Invitational has become a right of passage for more than a hundred thousand over its 73-year history, as its grueling, hot, and hilly three-mile course leaves runners exhausted and thirsty,” Cooney said. The top finisher for the girls team was Kate Cooney, who earned 40th with a time of 22:04. Belen Herrera and Jocelyn Pena finished with times of 25:49 and 26:02. For the boys, Eduardo Vences finished 60th with a time of 18:43, while Chris Ceja and Alejandro Marin finished with times of 22:18 and 23:20. The team’s next meet will be the Santa Barbara County Championships at River Park in Lompoc.

Cate suffers first loss of the season in lastminute thriller

Carpinteria girls tennis prepares to host Citrus Coast League finals this week.

Carpinteria girls tennis drops to league rival Nordhoff

The Warriors’ girls tennis team has played well in Citrus Coast League contests this season, but in the final matchup against Nordhoff for the top spot in the league, Carpinteria fell by a slim margin and slipped to second place. The competition was so evenly matched that after 18 sets the teams were locked 9-9, and the match was decided by games won (66-65). “That was very tough to take,” coach Charles Bryant said. Even tougher, Bryant said, was the injury of one of the team’s senior doubles players, Cassandra Maya Prado, who went down early in the second round. The injury forced the Warriors to retire the match 1-6, which ended up as the team’s only doubles loss of the day. “We really seemed to struggle in singles. We did not show patience and poise in too many points,” Bryant said. The Warriors were able to pick it up in the third round, but the large margins proved to be a factor in the loss. Zahra Porinsh was the only set winner on the day and kept the team in the match through to the last round. It was the Warrior’s second loss in a row after jumping

After a magical start to the season with six wins in a row, the Cate Rams dropped a heartbreaking 44-40 loss to rival Thacher in Ojai. “The game came down to the last two minutes,” coach Ben Soto said. After going into halftime trailing by four, the Rams came back and built a 10-point lead with 2:30 to play. “We showed a lot of heart,” Soto said. “Unfortunately, we just made too many mistakes down the stretch. We will grow from this game and look to end the regular season strong next week.” Cate’s senior quarterback Will Bouma had another strong performance throwing to receivers Matty Holmes and Ethan Ligon. Linebacker Kristian Scurtis made some hard tackles, Soto said, against a very physical Thacher team. The Rams are now 6-1, and will close out the regular season on Saturday, October 30 against Malibu. The home game will start at 2 p.m. at Cate.

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ON DECK

Thursday, October 28

*Carpinteria Girls Tennis hosts Citrus Coast League Finals, 3 p.m. *Carpinteria Boys Water Polo vs Santa Barbara, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, October 29

Carpinteria Football at Santa Paula, 7 p.m. *Denotes home game


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Remembering our loved ones

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COFFEE, CAREER AND KIDDOS T E R E S A A LVA R E Z Earlier this year, my husband’s paternal grandmother passed away. She was the matriarch of the family and like a grandma to me too. She is also the first person that has passed away that was close to my son. How do you even start explaining death and the grieving process to a three-year-old? Here’s how I did it – which by no means is the only way, and of course, you can decide what’s best for your family, but I thought I’d share our experience. Years ago, we started watching the movie “Coco” on repeat. It was my son’s favorite movie. “Coco” is a Pixar movie about a boy who travels to the land of the dead on Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) and reunites with his ancestors. Every year, we build an ofrenda (an offering) for our loved ones who have passed away, just like they do in the movie. We started talking about death and loss, the

grief that came with that, and all the beautiful memories. When Little Grandma, a name we lovingly called her, passed away, with tears in my eyes and a knot in my throat, I let my son know that Little Grandma had died. I let him know that she was sick and that we would no longer see her. I allowed him to ask questions and talked about it with him whenever he wanted to bring it up. When I cried, he would ask if I was sad, and I would say yes, and I would share that it was because I missed Little Grandma. I didn’t shy away from my emotions because I want my kids to know that it’s okay to express how you’re feeling. I want them to know they can cry and be sad and sit with those feelings. I told him to remember the movie “Coco” and how we get a special time to celebrate those that are no longer with us every year on Día de Muertos. Now that he’s a little older, I’m looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Día de Muertos to show him how we remember our loved ones. For those of you who may not be familiar with Day of the Dead, it’s a vibrant and emotional celebration on Nov. 1. In Mexico, the cemeteries are filled with people visiting their loved ones. They leave favorite foods, drinks and items on their loved ones’ graves. At home, we create ofrendas (offerings) where we put pictures of our loved ones, marigold flowers, candles and their favorite items. We have already started putting to-

“In Mexico, the cemeteries are filled with people visiting their loved ones. They leave favorite foods, drinks and items on their loved ones’ graves. At home, we create ofrendas (offerings) where we put pictures of our loved ones, marigold flowers, candles and their favorite items.” gether our ofrenda at home and look forward to visiting our loved ones this Sunday at the Day of the Dead celebration at Carpinteria Cemetery. The celebration will be held on Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and there will be Mariachi dancers and activities for kids. Join us if you can! We miss Little Grandma every day, but she lives in our hearts through the stories we tell and pictures we have of her. Death is a part of life, and just like with many other conversations, it’s great to provide the space to talk about it. Teresa Alvarez is the interim executive director of the Carpinteria Children’s Project.

She has over a decade of experience in the nonprofit field and a passion for helping children and families. Teresa was born in Guanajuato, Mexico, and moved to the U.S. with her parents at age two. Growing up as an undocumented student, she learned the importance of having mentors, a strong work ethic and the value of education. Teresa holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from UCSB and a master’s degree in Psychology from Antioch Santa Barbara. She currently serves on the First 5 Santa Barbara Commission, is the Board Chair for Future Leaders of America, and a founding member of the Santa Barbara Latino Giving Circle. Teresa loves to travel, read and chase after her two boys.

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