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One of city’s largest economic engines sees comeback

Santa Barbaraʼs 2011 summer tourism seasons saw slight recovery, exceeding expectations, according the Kathy Janega-Dykes, president of the Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau.

BY NICK C. TONKIN

DAILY SOUND CORRESPONDENT

Despite an overall lackluster economy, some experts are forecasting a boost in Santa Barbara’s recovering tourism industry. Kathy Janega-Dykes, president of the Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau, said the summer’s season exceeded expectations. But some uncertainties remained and it’s important for a town like Santa Barbara to examine travel patterns, conference schedules, how people plan their vacations in order to attract more tourism business. “We need to know where this business is originating from,” Janega-Dykes said. Dan Mishell, a research director at the California Travel and Tourism Commission, told a crowd of tourism industry executives at Fess Parker’s Double Tree yesterday thatGolden State tourism is going to keep its shine. In 2010 California’s 213 million visi-

tors spent $95 billion in state. Mishell said 2011 is projected to hit $104 billion by the end of the year. Mishell said 61 percent of people said economic situation has improved or stayed the same since last year, indicating there could be more potential visitors in the upcoming year. He also said that statewide room demand is above prerecession levels. He said that stems from people eschewing more day trips and instead opting for a fewer number of overnight stays. This indicates people are starting to favor quality over quantity. “People value their travel experience,” Mishell said. “They want to make the most out of their money and do it right.” However Mishell also made sure to add “caution” next to any optimism. He said uncertainty is still a problem. With high unemployment, people are nervous about hanging onto their jobs and are hesitant to spend money.

That hesitancy feeds back on itself as it makes companies shy about expanding and hiring. Mishell said that while corporate profits are up, the money tends to stay in the bank. “They’re not really doing anything with it right now,” Mishell said. Bruce Baltin of PKF Consulting said Santa Barbara County can expect revenue from rooms to see a 6 percent increase this year and 6.5 percent increase next year. He expects the uptick to continue for another two or three years. Some of the growth is a result of market correction. Baltin said travel, like most industries, dropped off in 2008. While it stayed low in 2009, 2010 saw gains as the financial situation showed some signs of stabilizing, if not recoverying. “We’re getting back to a more normalized travel pattern,” Baltin said. Baltin also touched on the need to get See TOURISM, page 11


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Coffee house opens downtown

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Aaron Olson and Kim Anderson opened Handlebar Coffee Roasters Tuesday morning at 128 East Canon Perdido.

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For a couple used to speeding toward a finish line, Kim Anderson and Aaron Olson are taking a “slow and steady wins the race” attitude when it comes to their new business. Anderson, 43, and Olson, 33, are both coming off of decade-plus careers as professional cyclists, have been roasting artisan coffee under the name “Handlebar Coffee Roasters,” for just shy of a year. The pair is now taking the plunge into opening a retail location. They’ve been hands-on in renovating the former home of Three Pickles at 128 E. Canon Perdido since August. After working to make the shop ready for inspectors, they opened it on Tuesday. The brand name and spiffy logo, as well as some of the shop’s décor, are in homage to Anderson’s and Olson’s pasts as professional cyclists. They met through the sport; and, among their travels, raced through and lived in Europe for several years. They were introduced to Santa Barbara when participating in The Tour of California, and have now lived here for more than three years. Anderson, who hails from Colorado, and Olson, who is from Oregon, found that they enjoyed Santa Barbara’s style and weather; also, the presence of a nearby airport was very important when they were actively racing. The decision to make their post-cycling

careers revolve around coffee was also inspired by their travels as cyclists. Olson shares that their passion for coffee was fostered through often relaxing in European cafes in after five or six hours of intense training. With Handlebar Coffee Roasters, said See COFFEE, page 16

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Espionage: U.S. soldier arrested

A U.S. Army specialist who was serving as a military policeman has been arrested at an Alaska military base on suspicion of spying, an Army spokesman said on Tuesday. Specialist William Colton Millay, 22, was taken into custody at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on October 28 following a joint espionage investigation by the FBI and Army Counterintelligence special agents, Army spokesman Lt. Col. Bill Coppernoll said. “We do expect to prefer charges sometime this week,” Coppernoll told Reuters. He said the charges would be brought under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and the FBI said the case would be tried in military courts. Coppernoll did not say who Millay, of Owensboro, Kentucky, was suspected of spying for or what sensitive information he may have had access to. He said the investigation was ongoing.

Slave safe haven now monument

President Barack Obama created the first national monument of his presidency on Tuesday, signing a proclamation to preserve a former Army fort that was a safe haven for slaves during the Civil War. Fort Monroe, in Hampton, Virginia, was the third-oldest Army post in continuous active service until the Department of Defense recommended its closure in 2005. The U.S. Army earlier this year handed over Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia, to the state and an authority charged with deciding the future of the site. “Fort Monroe has played a part in some of the darkest and some of the most heroic moments in American history,” Obama said in announcing the designation. In 1861, three escaped slaves were given safe haven at the fort that managed to stay under Union control despite being in a Confederate state.

Dealership owner awarded $7M

The owner of a large southwest Alabama car dealership derided as "Taliban Toyota" by a competitor has been awarded $7.5 million in damages after a jury trial for his slander claim. Iranian-born Shawn Esfahani, owner of Eastern Shore Toyota in Daphne, Alabama, sought $28 million in compensatory and punitive damages from Bob Tyler Toyota, claiming employees at that Pensacola, Florida-based dealership falsely portrayed him as an Islamist militant to customers. "The feeling I received in the courtroom for the truth to come out was worth a lot more than any money anybody can give me," Esfahani told Reuters on Tuesday. Esfahani's lawsuit said that Bob Tyler sales manager Fred Kenner told at least one couple considering buying from Eastern Shore Toyota in 2009 that Esfahani was of Middle Eastern descent and was "helping fund the insurgents there and is also laundering money for them."

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Drinking tied to breast cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters) — Women who drink just a few glasses of wine or beer a week may have a slightly increased breast cancer risk, researchers said Tuesday. Their findings are based on more than 100,000 nurses followed over three decades and add weight to earlier studies linking alcohol to breast cancer and other tumors. “Even at low levels of alcohol consumption, three to six drinks per week, we found a modest increase in risk,” said Dr. Wendy Chen of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, whose findings appear in the Journal of the American Medical Association. And, she added, “There wasn’t a particular period in which it was safe to drink alcohol.” But before you put away the Pinot, there are some important caveats to consider. First, it wasn’t a huge effect -- about 15 percent higher risk among drinkers compared with teetotalers. For example, even among women who sipped three to six glasses of wine per week, only 3.3 percent would develop breast cancer over 10 years. That compares to 2.8 percent of abstainers and 3.5 percent of women having up to 13 drinks a week. Second, there is still no ironclad proof that alcohol itself is to blame, even though the researchers did their best to rule out competing explanations such as smoking or older age. They also adjusted

‘There are no data to provide assurance that giving up alcohol will reduce breast cancer risk.’

Dr. Steven Narod, Women’s College Research Institute

for other influences on breast cancer risk, like whether or not a woman has had children and breastfed. “This is an observational study, so we really can’t say anything definite about cause and effect,” Chen, also of Harvard Medical School, told Reuters Health. Still, she believes the link between drinking and increased breast cancer risk is likely to be causal. Alcohol raises estrogen levels, which play a role in the development of many breast tumors. Overall, the researchers estimate that if drinking really does promote breast cancer, it might be responsible for 10 percent of all cases in the U.S. “The recommendation would not be to stop drinking altogether, but to keep it below the range of three to six glasses a week,” Chen said, adding that going over that limit occasionally -- say, during vacation -- would be alright. But that’s not the end of the story because some research suggests a drink a day may be beneficial for the heart. Just recently, one study of women showed that both light and heavy drinkers lived longer after a heart attack than abstainers. (See Reuters Health story of October 27, 2011.)

“One drink a day is a really good target, assuming that a person can be disciplined about that,” Dr. James O’Keefe, a cardiologist at St. Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Missouri, told Reuters Health last week. In an editorial published along with the latest findings, Dr. Steven Narod of the Women’s College Research Institute in Toronto said the results probably aren’t relevant for women with breast cancer. And even for women without the disease, the picture is murky. “There are no data to provide assurance that giving up alcohol will reduce breast cancer risk,” writes Narod. “Furthermore, women who abstain from all alcohol may find that a potential benefit of lower breast cancer risk is more than offset by the relinquished benefit of reduced cardiovascular mortality associated with an occasional glass of red wine.” Chen acknowledged those shortcomings and said her group is currently studying the link between drinking and death from any cause, as well as whether people who stop drinking have a lower risk than those who don’t.


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CAMPAIGN FUNDING Where does the money come from? BY JOSHUA MOLINA DAILY SOUND EDITOR

Top fundraiser Deborah Schwartz received $2,500 from Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal, according to the most recent campaign statements for the City Council election. Schwartz has raised $92,000 in her bid to win a spot on the City Council. Much of Schwartz’s support during the last month has come from a variety of unions. Schwartz also received $500 from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 639; $1,000 from the Peace Officers Research Association of California PAC; and $500 from the Plumbers & Steamfitter’s Local Union #114. She took in $2,000 from the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters PAC. She also received more than $10,000 from police and fire unions — through non-monetary donations. Those group paid for several mailers and other advertising pieces. Candidate Iya Falcone, who already served two terms on the City Counci last decade, received $1,500.00 from the California Real Estate Political Action Committee; $750 from the District Council of Iron Workers; $1,000 from the Districts Council of Plasters and Cement Masons; $500 from the IBEW

Local 952 Political Action Committee. Falcone also received $1,000 from the Peace Officers Research Association of California. The former councilwoman took in $2,000 from the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Political Action Fund. Falcone also accepted $3,000 from Democratic political activist Betty Stephens and $2,000 from Supervisor Carbajal. Like Schwartz, Falcone received more than $10,000 from the police and fire unions for literature and advertising pieces. Candidate Cathy Murillo raised $75,000. She has less support from unions but did received $2,000 from the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Political Action Fund and another $2,000 from Supervisor Carbajal. Murillo has dozens of individual donations for $100. Councilman Francisco received a chunk of money from real estate managers, property owners, and retired individuals. He took in $1,500 from the California Real Estate Political Action Committee; $1,000 from the Lincoln Club of Santa Barbara — A Republican club. The councilman also received $2,000 from MazCorp2 Inc; $1,500 from the Santa Barbara Rental Property Association; $1,100 from Jim and Sharon Westby; and; $1,000 from

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Richard Berti; and $2,000 from Commercial real estate investor Richard Gunner. Councilman Randy Rowse, owner of the Paradise Café, has raised $75,000 — $40,000 of which gushed in during the last six weeks. He accepted $1,500 from the California Real Estate Political Action Committee; $1,000 from the rental property association; $1,000 from Gunner the investor; $1,000 from Arthur Petersen, an investment banker; $1,500 from the Greater Lodging and Restaurant Association; $2,000 from Berti, and like Francisco, dozens of donations from retired individuals. Councilwoman Michael Self has raised $72,000; During the last filing period, $2,000 game from Gunner; She took in $2,000 from MazCorp2 Inc; $1,500 from the Santa Barbara Rental Property Association; Jim and Sharon Westby also gave her $1,100. She also took in $1,000 from Richard Berti. Sharon Byrne, executive director of the Milpas Community Association, has raised $27,000. Her largest donation came from the California Real Estate Political Action Committee for $1,500. She took in $1,000 from the Peace Officers Research Association of California and $1,000 from Tony Vassallo.

The Daily Sound endorses three candidates who we think can be the most effective in shaping policy. We care less about political affiliation and more about how a candidate approaches problems and their willingness to understand and reach solutions near the middle.

DEBORAH SCHWARTZ We like that Schwartz understands that her role is to not be a seat warmer, or play it safe because she’s worried about her next political move.

SHARON BYRNE There’s a Democratic slate running on the left, and a conservative Republican slate running on the right, but there’s only one person running a campaign right down the middle — that’s Sharon Byrne

DALE FRANCISCO An advocate for historic preservation, Francisco speaks for a part of Santa Barbara that doesn’t want to see the city change or lose its uniqueness and charm.

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Intern volunteer Selina Pino stacks crates of oranges in this April 2011 Daily Sound file photo. The foodbank is in need of donated turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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The Santa Barbara County Foodbank has officially announced its annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive, and with the economy the way it is, is requesting more birds than in years past. After buying 2,000 turkeys with its own funds, the Foodbank expects a need for 2,000 additional birds.

A total of 4,000 turkeys, Foodbank representatives said, would go a long way toward feeding those in need. “Without the turkey drive, many families will go without a healthy meal this holiday season,� said Erik Talkin, the executive director of the Foodbank. According to the Foodbank, about a quarter of the county’s residents need the organization’s services.

Through November 18, those more fortunate can donate a turkey at the Foodbank’s centers at 4554 Hollister Avenue in Santa Barbara and at 490 West Foster Road in Santa Maria. Those centers are open Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Turkeys can also be dropped off at those locations on Saturday, November See TURKEYS, page 9

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words in my trusty thesaurus!), but hear me out. According to all the print dictionaries, online grammar guides, and the mightiest spelling and grammar checker of them all – Microsoft Word – wordsmiths should use WHO when referring to a person (i.e., a human) and THAT when referring to an inanimate object (e.g., a pencil, a plant, a piece of furniture and, yes, an animal). Now I ask you, dear readers, should an animal be considered an inanimate object? Noooooo! I’m not the only one who’s grumpy about grammar gaffes. Mignon Fogarty (aka Grammar Girl) has a thing or two to say about THAT and WHO in her very cool book, “Grammar Girl’s Quick

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and Dirty Tips for Better Writing.â€? In Chapter 1, entitled “Dirty Words,â€? Fogarty writes: “To me, using THAT when you are talking about a person makes them seem less than human. I always think of my friend who would only refer to his new stepmother as “the woman THAT married my father.â€? He was clearly trying to indicate his animosity and you wouldn’t want to do that accidentally. ‌ Finally, even if you accept the conventional wisdom, there are some gray areas and strange exceptions. For example, what do you do when you are talking about something animate that isn’t human? It can actually go either way. I would never refer to my See PETS, page 16

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A mere eight-hour day has been a dream of yours for years. Just eight hours of work? That would be heaven. As it is, you hit the floor running when the alarm clock goes off and you don’t stop until you flop into bed at night. An eighteen hour workday is more like it for you but you’re a woman and you can handle it. If you can’t, well, four authors tell you how to do it in the new book “Nikki Turner Presents Street Chronicles: A Woman’s Work.” You’ll learn how to handle things – but you might not like how it goes down. All her life, Melissa James wanted nothing more than to be a famous R&B singer. At age sixteen, she defied her parents, joined an R&B girl-group, began sleeping with her boyfriend, and was surprised when Reverend and Mrs. James kicked their disobedient daughter out of the house. But in “Dying to Be a Star,” by Keisha Starr, Melissa never learns patience or control until the time comes when fame is almost fatal. Mama Bev Woods was beloved in her neighborhood. She was an honorary grandmother to many, and mother to Aisha, Kayla, and Terry. So when Mama Bev was beaten to death by three thugs looking for drugs, it was only a matter of time before there’d be revenge – especially since Kayla was a “hood legend” and girlfriend of the man who currently ruled the streets. But in “Money, Stilettos, and Disrespect” by Tysha, the revenge came from an unlikely source. Madame C ran her brothel with an iron fist, promising her girls that if they worked hard, she would set them up after they “retired.” But because gorgeous Abie brought home more money and more new recruits, there was no way she’d be let out of her contract. In “Southern Girls’ Escort Service” by Lakesa Cox, Abie was going to quit The Life, do or die. And if your man was unable to run his business, would you run it for him? In “Ms. G-

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Name: Olympia D. Marquez Date of Death: 10/24/2011 Age: 92 Residence: Santa Barbara, CA Service: Rosary will be Friday, November 4 at 7:00 PM at Welch-Ryce-Haider Downtown Location. Mass will be Saturday, November 5 at 10:00 AM at Holy Cross Church. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery.


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OAKLAND(Reuters) — After Oakland emerged as a new center for the Occupy Wall Street movement — largely because an Iraq war veteran was seriously injured in a clash with police — local protest leaders decided on a tactic with a storied history in the city: a general strike. The strike, scheduled for Wednesday, aims to disrupt commerce, with a special focus on banks and other symbols of corporate America. Protesters will also try to shut the city's port, one of the nation's largest, in the late afternoon. Local labor leaders, although generally sympathetic to the Occupy movement, say their contracts prohibit them from proclaiming an official strike. City officials say government offices are scheduled to be open; it's unclear whether many businesses will heed the call to close down for the day. Craig Merrilees, spokesman for the International Longshoreman Worker's Union, said workers will be on the job at the Port of Oakland. The ILWU is "encouraging members to participate before work, after work, at lunch and during breaks," he said on Tuesday. Still, the tense relationship between protesters and police, rooted in a series of violent political demonstrations stretching back a decade, has left the city on edge. Images of tear gas wafting through down-

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ART & ENTERTAINMENT

DVD SET OF “IN TREATMENT” (an HBO series) SEASON TWO; $15.00 EXCELLENT CONDITION- VIEWED ONCE - CALL 967-2799 Liz Taylor Doll, wearing diamond necklace, perfect end box, $40 obo, 7570303

Brand New Coffee Table books, Santa Barbara Pics and Interior Design, $25 for both. 252-0941 Albums and record for sale, Rock n Roll books and VHS tapes. Call Mike 284-4359

DVD, Justified Season 1, 3 discs, $20, 5691714 Surfer Magazines from 1990 ‘s to present. Lots of them!! $40 for all. 698-5524.

Nice garden decor of a boy & girl sitting on a bench. A bargain at $70.. 455-9057 uptownguy74@yahoo.com . Ansel Adams framed photo of a tree in winter. Classic, peaceful. 2ft x 3ft. $50. 9652495.

AUTOMOBILE

2 BMW tires, very good condition, 225-45Z radius 17, 94 WXL, S - 1088, $80 for both, call 928-4602 2 used tires. $20. Continental Touring Contact AS P215/60 R16 94P. 805-722-0650.

CLOTHING & WARES

GREEK FISHERMANʼS CAP, $16, brand new, menʼs size m, grey wool, 565-1044 AUTHENTIC RETRO BEN WALLACE XXL RED DETROIT PISTONS JERSEY. $20 805 636 3550

3 PAIRS OF VERY, WORN-IN, MENS, LEVIS BLUE JEANS. AT LEAST 2-3 OR MORE HOLES IN EACH PAIR! 32X34, 34X36, AND 34X36, $10 FOR ALL 3 PAIRS, 805-456-9338

FLAMENCO DRESS FOR FIESTA - EXSPIRITʼS BEAUTIFUL FLAMENCO DRESSES. SIZE SMALL...CAN BE ALTERED. $30-$40 OBO. 965-4114

SIZE 12 MENʼS UGG SLIPPERS EXPRESSO BROWN. BRAND NEW. $45 CALL 637-7391

FOOTBALL SHOES, REEBOK, SIZE 12, NEW, $25, 569-0990 BLACK AND WHITE BEAUTIFUL DRESS, 805-563-2526, CALL 8A-10A OR AFTER 4P

SHOES, sneakers, basketball shoes, sizes 15-16, $30-50, new to slightly used, 805252-2824 WET SUIT Large, Bodyglove, good cond. $65 OBO 565-1022

Pearl and rhinestone wedding or quinceniera tiara brand new, silvertone with built in haircomb. Orig. $60, asking $40.Call 617-8660

Xavier Brand, NEW watch. Gold, 4 diamonds on face, $300 originally. $100 obo. Fred 967-6803

Hiking boots, Pivetta- hardlly worn, leather, orig. cost about $100. 9W or 7M size. $25 cash. 682-8160

Brown Foreman Umbrella, 9 ft, Beige, Great Condition just needs a cleaning, $40. 9636045. Sugar & Creamer Set. $7. 685-2644

3 Pocket Watches w/ cases “very nice” $50. each.966-4843 CALL’S AFTER 12 NOON ONLY PLEASE!!!

Saint John Skirts For Sale. 7 Skirts nearly new sizes 6&8. $25/skirt. Call 965-4327 or go to Beltone Center 1532 Anacapa Street.

Navy blue wool jacket by Austin Reed, size 46 regular. Originally $250, now $50 or obo. Fred, 560-7950. Coldwater Creek women’s pants, Petite X small, black linen & rayon, wide leg, elastic waist, perfect condition, worn once, classic look, $50, 684-7156

Luggage, extra large, black, rollers, excellent condition. $65. 302-9397.

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FREE. Up to 4 lines. Items priced up to $125. Private parties only. ON E item per household. To place or remove a listing, please email marketplace@thedailysound.com or call 564-6001. ELECTRONICS

Pixmai P2702 Ink jet photo printer by cannon, still in box, asking $60, 805-4523614

Microwave Excellent Condition $30 6858621 Hepa Air Cleaner Only used one week-like new. original cost $100. Asking $50 805 6928870

Sylvania TV $75 great picture 966-9208

Nearly new Health O Matic digital lithium scale. No battery replacement required. $10.00. 687-5162

HP Laser Jet 6P Printer - $80 xlnt condition. 805-745-8989 Used V-Tec portable phone. Good Cond. Orig. $100 now $20. Call 957-4636 NIKON Coolpix 600. Complete, in the box, $75. POLOROID SX-70 Sonnar- w/ Poloroid strobe, bracket & instructions. $98. M-Th. only, 805-252-9902. Marantz double-cassette deck with doby HX Pro and 5-CD player, $35 each. 6364987 Dundee radio, am/fm, 1 and 2, $60, Lee, 448-2154 Printers, New, Canon Pixma MP520, HP laser jet #3055, both include ink cartridge, $60 each. 969-6540 Walt.

19” tv and dvd player with remotes, $60, 745-8989 PENTAX K1000 body: reliable, No batteries needed ! or ME Super w/ 50f2, $125. M-Th. 252-9902

Copy / Fax canon pc1060 WORKS GREAT $25. Contact: Joy newthings101@yahoo.com (805) 687-3178 9AM to 8PM only, please leave message with details.

Cordless phones, two line and single line w/answ mchn, good cond. $40 each. 966-7003 AM/FM receiver, CD player & speakers, $40. 745-8989

27” Magnavox T.V. with remote, $100, 805962-5703 please call after 6 p.m.

Play Station 2: Super controllers, Mem card, IR Remote, 12 top action games: Only $125 for ALL!! 805-886-5090 Lv Msg

PENTAX K1000 w/ 50f2 lense: strong & reliable. $125. 252-9902 Flat screen TV 14” 2006 $60. 805-4034620

motorla blue tooth model #mbt385z cpmatible w any cell phone. orig. $34.99 sale for $15.inckudes charger. 805-562-1469 MISC VIDEO GAMES, $5 each or less, Nintendo 64, PlayStation2, PC games: Call Andy 845-4358.

Fax/Copier Panasonic includes 2 rolls of ink film (film value $60) $75. Call 569-1714 Microwave small, blk, usedd for heating only, excellent. condition. $45. 259-7787

Microwave, Quesar, excellent condition, Black, 24” x 14” x 18”, $40, 899-0081

Black & Decker Coffee Maker w/ thermal pot. Like new, used once.Keeps coffee hot without electricity. Better coffee, lower utility bill. $15. 698-2828

Hoover Steam Vac. Floor polisher, rug shampooer. $25. 805-259-7787.

Microwave oven. countertop model. 21 wide x 16 deep x 11 high. $75. 565-3796 Food mixer sunbeam $45 or obo call 805967-9264.

Garbage disposal. 3/4 horsepower. $25. Good condition. 965-6682.

HOME DÉCOR

8 cotton velvet curtain panels. 54in x 84in. $15 each. Two 96” curtain rods $20 each. 805-705-6188

New Matching Cabinet Hardware Sets Von Morris Solid BR Chrome 2 - Cupboard Latch/Catch Sets with Hinges $45. (1/2 price) Please Call 965-6031in SB

6 cases of maple flooring #83004 20x12 sq ft, $35 per case 895-7501

MIRROR, custom-made, 70” x 24” in gunmetal silver wrought iron. $125. 964-2600 Trunk, 32” x 11” x 18”, $30. 687-7647

Large brass ceiling fan, excellent condition, $25 obo, 805-452-4333

large wooden picture frames, excellent condition, between $40 and $80 each obo, 708-1401 Area Rug, $45, tan and gold and beautiful, 331-2103

Mirror Mission style, solid oak, 25-1/2”w x 34”h. Mint condition. $150. Can email pictures. Call Andy or Anne at 845-4357 Office desk and hutch. U-shape, mahogany finish, excellent condition. 7’wide X 6’ deep X 6’ 6” high. $75, u-haul. Please call 805-455-0072.

Wild West painting, stage coach attack by Indians, Arizona artist, framed, 20/24, $75. 682-3482 . 2 Swedish candle holders, hand carved, hand painted, $10 no less, 966-4843

Lexmark Printer hardley used. 966-6809

Antique Blk Decorative Drapery Rings 38 for $16.50 OBO. 687-7998

Verizon wireless flip phone w/camera/camcorder $50 259-9793

Half Doors & mirror glass. $50, please call Keith at 895-7501.

Copier HP PSC 500. Hewlett Packard copier Printer scanner copier. $60. Call 965-0636 Kodak Slide Projector, Best Model $90 call 964-8175

3 CD +cassette + AM/FM, JVC make. $best offer. Call 962-7502

IBM 17” black computer monitor with speakers in the box. U pick-up in Buellton. $19.95. (650)617-5553.

2 Credit card terminals for business. One never been used. A bargain @ $50.00 used & $145.00 new. Both in excellent condition. 680-7146. View Sonic 17 “ Ultra Brite CRT color monitor. Mac or PC. 967-3162. $45.

Apex DVD Player, $20 OBO, 560-7950. Fred.

19” G.E. Television. Approx. 7 yrs. old, works great. $65.00 or best offer. 962-8230

HOME APPLIANCES

Hand vacuum. Ultra big Shark w/attachments. Excellent condition. $10. 805966-2961

2 steamers- 1 for all uses, 1 for fabric $20 each 964-5164

Oster Ice Crusher $10.00 (805) 685-8621

Kitchen Table Round, 40”wide $80 9641367

Sandstone boulders and cobbles, excellent for retaining walls & landscaping, $60/ton, 708-6141. Brass 6-arm glass hurricane light fixture, 27” diameter. Good condition $100 805-6846099

Upright piano w/ bench, medium/dark wood. Good condition. $100obo. 962-5077. 2 Aladdin oil lamps (equivalent to a 60 watt bulb), some brass parts for hanging and quart of oil. $125. 962-1740

FURNITURE

FREE card table- fold flat, old but useable 687-9513

ARMOIRE- 3 drawers 2 shelves drop down desk $125 770-2324 outdoor iron chase lounge $25 965-0122

STORE CASH REGISTER COUNTER/POS DESK, maple finish, shelves, drawer. In great condition. Bargain price at $125. 252-0866.

Two brown, wrought iron chairs, black cushion seats - 41 inches tall by 17.5 inches wide. Good condition. $99 805693-9125

TABLE, Antique triangular occasional table, excel cond. $75.00 Call: 965-6494 solid oak desk, 39”x17”, 4 drawers, $75, 963-9132

table. metal. 40” diamter, with pretty glass top. opening for umbrella. $50 obo. 569-1714 beautiful light colored two drawer, armoire, with inlay, $125, 630-9635

Futon foam chair, red cover, excellent condition. $40.Call Paulina at 682-5183.

FUTON- frame and white mattress........55” wide, 30” high back rest.........$75....... 692-9258 Baker/Storage Rack, wood frame, metal rack shelves, $40, 745-8989

Office adjustable chair with back and foot rest. Like new. $60. 683-6733

Maple hutch, drawers, cabinets plus glass door areas, perfect condition, $125, 705-8007

Bedside Table made by Ikea 19 by 14 Two drawer Good condition. $35. Please call 963-6045. In SB

Bedside Table made by Ikea 19 by 14 Two drawer Good condition. $35. Please call 963-6045. In SB

Coffee Table (Mastercraft) Cherry, Chippendale, sliding candle trays. $125. Pix Avail. 805-569-5219

entertainment armoir, cherry root finish, good condition, 77” x 36” x 21”, $125, 964-3903

Blue sofa and matching chair, now $80 637-3597

ANTIQUE PRESSPACK OAK ROCKING CHAIR, WITH ARMS, $95 CASH, (805) 6828160

Kitchen/restaurant chairs, blue, $10 ea. OBO, 886-1071 twin mattress, clean, 637-3597

kitchen hutch, oak wth glass, great condition, $125, 705-8007 sturdy oak desk, $40, 637-3597

b2 Raught-Iron Chairs with cushions, $60. 687-0275.

MISCELLANEOUS

LARGE ACRYLIC BLANKET. 60in x 80in. Colorful - red, green, white, black w/ scotti terriers design. $25. 805-964-2506 10am8pm HEAVY DUTY METAL FILE/CASH BOX - 8x12x7. Two keys. $20.00 967-0758

3 Kids Umbrella Strollers: Great Condition! 2 in Blue & 1 in Pink color. Simple. Lightweight. $10-$15. CALL 637-8127 Upward motor, 3.5 horsepower, SearsRoebuck, needs work, $25, 964-7276

BUFFER for stainless steel and copper. electric. $40. 895-7501

Kodak CAROUSEL Transvue Slide Trays, 80 and 140- very good condition, in original boxes, non-smoking environment. $5 898-9716. 35 to sell.

ANTIQUE PELHAM PUPPET. Wooden pony marionette in original box. $125/obo. 6921800

Parot Cage $25. 964-5164.

5 FREE KITTENS TO A LOVING HOME 746-5497

Giant Cypruss Bike- big wheels, new tires $70 obo 687-0273

THE ORIGINAL TIME-LIFE “Foods of the World” Cookbook Series 1970 -$100 7702324

ELECTRIC WIRE 21 LBS OF NEW #12 TYPE TNWN COPPER WIRE AND OTHER WIRING MATERIAL. $100 684-2336

FISHER PRICE ACQUARIUM CRADDLE SWING for sale. In very good condition, $40.00 Please call 689-6533

PEREGO CAR SEAT (PRIMO VIAGGIO) IN GREAT CONDITION FOR $75.00. PLEASE CALL 689-6533 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE IT. U.S. MINT PROOF SET $49 U.S. MINT SILVER PROOF SET $84 CALL FOR APPOINTMENT 630-9635

RESPIRATORY CARE UNITY, BREATHING APARATUS, $100, LIKE NEW, 966-4843 DRAFTING TABLE, $125 OBO, 683-6733

METEORITE--NWA869 STONY 60 GRAMS FROM SAHARA $65 ---453-2067

TODD ENGLISH NON CSTICK CERAMIC FRYING PANS, NEW $40, 965-8280

PRESENTATION BOTTLE OF WATER FROM THE SB DESALINIZATION PLANT. $50. CALL 280-8709. CA LICENSE PLATE, 1947, yellow and black, $100 no less, 966-4843

Electronic plastic pellet gun, $100, m83, call 685-0206

OUTDOOR & EXERCISE

Prince OS Tennis Racquet, excellent condition, new grip & strings, hurry, this will sell fast @ $95.00 call, rich 805-259-8698

non-electric universal ‘scooter’ for youth or midsized adult,$25, cjcomputation@yahoo.com Black & Decker 18” mulching electric lawn mower, $125, 969-3990

Thule-3 bike carrier, trunk mount, retail $130, only $75. In great condition. Cindy (805) 683-4075, after 5:00 p.m.

Outboard Motor 25 hp, $80 965-5394

outdoor cooker. Bayou classic.see pic@BourbourInternational.new.$30.bob 9656513 Swimmer’s Fins, “Nature’s Wings”, size 6 1/2 - 9 1/2, $15 obo, 879-5560

1960’s Classic Schwinn 3-speed, perfect condition. $125 Call John 965-2052.

Ab lounge, deluxe model, $50, 745-8989

WET-SUIT-classic-men’s XXL, double stitched, “farmer john style used once xlnt cond”$ 60 OBO 705-9488

650 pen reel, brand new, spool and line included, $100, Keith - 895-7501

TILES, 100 HAND PAINTED MEXICAN TILES, 4” X 4”, BLUE AND WHITE FLORAL PATTERN, $35, 684-5339

outboard motor, 4 horsepower, $125, 6807393

Old wooden teacher’s desk, 3x5, call 965-2037

SPALDING POOL CUE IN HARD CASE, $15. METAL PET PEN, 36 INCHES HIGH. $40. 5-DRAWER, GREY METAL FILE CABINET, $20. 967-2866

STAIRCLIMBER Good condition about 3 years old, $30, 805-705-5907

Armoire w/ matching dresser, 805-9316633

CROSSMAN 15 GALLON AIR TANK pressure compressor, air pressure regulators, hose attachments, various sizes, $125, 617-6031

Blue love seat with entertainment center, $125, 331-2103

3 bar stools, $35 each, like new, sturdy, white, rod iron, with back, blue fabric seats, Goleta, 685-0168

DRESSER $25 obo, white, large with 6 drawers, particle board, great for storage, bit scuffed and needs touchup. 62”L X 301/2” H X 19”W. 682-2262 Antique end table $50 OBO. 805-884-4059

Bentwood Rocker w/ cane seat and back. blond wood, nice condition. We’ll deliver in Santa Barbara/Goleta. 682-6789

Interior doors. 6 nearly new wood interior doors w/mounted brass hardware & hinges. Factory painted white, foam core, various sizes. $90. 565-9244 or lv. message.

Small antique walnut table w/ drawer, $100. Call for appt. 681-9060. Meditation & garden benches–hand crafted, custom, unique from $75 to $125. Please call 883-1823

Antique carved desk chair w/ rush seast. $65. Call for appt. 681-9060.

Vermont Wicker Basket. $75. 685-2644

2 Ethan Allen maple ladder back chairs w/ rush seats. $45 ea. Call for appt. 681-9060.

Hide A Bed, Good Condition, tan color, $70 801-0134

Desk, fair condition, solid wood, $40, 805722-0342

Barstools, set of 3, like new, white rodiron with blue cover seats, can be repainted or recovered. $125 for all 3. 685-0168.

4 Ethan Allen maple ladder back chairs, rush seats. $50 ea. 681-9060.

ACOUSTIC GUITAR CASE, STRINGS, $50, LEE, 448-2154

NEW

New Pear of Binoculars. 10x50 Originally $75. Now $20. Call Fred 845.4004

AB LOUNGER GOOD CONDITION W / HANDLES. (805) 403-6801

PUSH MOWER, brand new, craftsman, $60, 895-7501 TRICYCLE FROM THE 1930’S, $25, 9664843, ASK FOR RAY

WHEELCHAIR, good condition, $35 obo, 805-280-2596

COFFEE TABLE, GORGEOUS OAK $25. 2 NET PHONES, W/CHARGERS, ONE FLIP W/CAMERA, AND BATTERIES. $15 EACH OR $35 FOR BOTH. 805-331-2103 VINTAGE BENDIX, red band, rear hub, $70 obo, please call 568-0829

COMMERCIAL CARPET DRYING FANS IN PERFECT CONDITION, DRYS CARPET IN LESS THAN ONE HOUR, SET OF TWO FOR $125. CALL 805-450-9416

LIKE NEW BACKPACK 4 COMPARTMENTS, DARK GREEN, $8 (805) 967-7872 10” REFLECTOR bowl for indirect lighting lamp $5.00 OBO. 879-5560.

WETSUIT: Xcel infiniti 4/3 full suit boys’ size 14. Xlnt cond. $95, Call 805 698 3532

Skin diving equipment,fins,boots, goggles, snorkel, hat, gloves, & knife, $100, 805-617-4646.

Alpine stair climber, exercise machine, works great, $10. Call 692-5322.

Kids golf bag w/ (3) irons & (1) wood. For age(s) 5-7. Great condition, barely used! $45 obo. 681-1553 Nautilus Abs Crunch gym quality for the home $50. 451-8704

Junior golf bag used once. $15. 964-7276

Weber BBQ, charcoal grill, 23”, $40, 6822326 Rip Curl wet suite, large, 32 long-john, used very little, $75, 451-7582

Women’s and Men’s Ice skates. $10 or under 683-6733

Golf Clubs & Bag. Full set, woods & irons w/ pull cart. New balls & acces. $85 (805) 682-3482.

Free agent Trail Bandit platform bike, like new, brand new tires, bear trap pedals. $125. 636-4816

Ice Skates( Roller Derby) Ladies size 8 $20. 897-0082 Basketball Hoop. Ajustable heights, portable, w/water base. $45 528-3099

Skiis, Boots & Polls. Fisher 707 & Humanic boots (Womens size 7 1/2 med. $30 for all. 897-0082

Bike, men ‘s beach cruiser. Nice. $50. 805722-0342

Golf Clubs, bag, woods, titanium irons, complete. $125 967-1715.


NEWS

TOURISM

past uncertainty,displayed graphs that showing that travel demand had a correlation to corporate profit. He reported that surveys have shown the top reason given for staying home during vacation is lack of money. Americans will travel if they have the means. Baltin said that represents a change in attitude from 30 years ago. “The U.S. joined the developing world in saying travel is not a privilege, it’s a right,” Baltin said. The Conference and Visitors Bureau’s website got a sterling review from keynote speaker David Bratton, founder of Destination Analysts.

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In a study, Bratton found that out of every 1,000 unique visitors to the website, 55 decided to come to Santa Barbara as a direct result of having been to the webpage. In contrast, he said the average number for cities in another study amounted to 34 out of every 1,000 being won over by the site. In raw numbers that amounts to bringing $14 million extra. Janega-Dykes credits the Bureau’s marketing that directs people to the website. She said the website shows off Santa Barbara’s attractions and diversity while providing useful information for potential visitors. “The results of the website [Return on Investment] study seem to indicate that,” Janega-Dykes said.

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CAT SPAY OR NEUTER: $100 OFF DOG SPAY OR NEUTER: $50 OFF *In heat or pregnant is extra. Can’t be combined with any other offer. One coupon per pet. Expires 11/30/2011

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AUTOMOTIVE

â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;91 Buick Regal Saltwater fishing tackle, reels, rods wanted. Good running condition, near new tires, Penn reels, working or not, Tom 684-7127. moonroof, am/fm radio, air/heat, 148,000 miles. $1,995.00 call for more AUTOMOTIVE info 681-1998 REAL ESTATE

70â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Citroen Safari Wagon ID 21. Euro lights, rebuild eng. Runs good, looks good. $2,900. Call (805) 684-9627

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Affordable Bookkeeping Personal or Business, Fast, Accurate, Confidential. 10+ years experience with QuickBooks. Lesa Johnson 805-455-7251

CARE GIVER

55 years or older? Need help at home? Call REAL HELP, a Non-Profit matching workers to your needs. 805965-1531

CONTRACTOR

General Contractor Wood decks. Stairs & railings. Lic. #519709. Call Tom before 7 p.m. 684-7127.

(805)453-3536 Realtor/Associate CDPE,SFR "TRUST" Its a small word but it makes all the difference. If you'd like to purchase or sell your home please contact me.

COMMERCIAL

Fantastic opportunity to rent 2nd floor office space, approx. 734 sq. ft. consisting of 5 individual offices. Priority given to oceanrelated business. Rent $2.72/sq ft /month plus utilities. Call Patrick Henry at 897-1961. Deadline 3pm Monday Jan. 9, 2012.

79 MGB Maroon, Hard & Soft top, extra metal bumpers, rebuilt eng. Extra Parts. $3,300, 805-569-0386

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TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Put your heart into whatever you do. A partnership will bring good results. Sharing responsibilities will help you finish what needs to be done. Aggressive behavior will be taken the wrong way. Use your energy to get things done, rather than argue. 5 stars GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Taking on too much will be your downfall. Concentrate on what's most important. What you learn now will help you in the future. A new perspective on what you have to offer and how you can create demand for a service will pay off. 5 stars

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machine that makes it clear the “roasters” part of the shop’s name is not just for effect. Now, Handle Coffee Roasters can roast in the store, for the store. The coffee, which Anderson and Olson create in mostly medium or lighter roasts, will be available in 12-oz. bags of whole beans for customers to purchase. Coffee consumed at the coffee bar will be brewed in one of two ways. Espresso shots—the backbone of drinks such as lattes, cappuccinos, and Americanos— will be pulled on a double-boiler, three group La Marzocco FB 80. The “regular” coffee will be anything but, as it will be made via press pot rather than an auto drip machine. In addition to coffee, Handlebar will sell tea, chocolate (from local company 24 Blackbirds), and kombucha. While Olson says Handlebar will have a limited food menu, he points to the abundance of “great surrounding businesses” in the area, and says that Handlebar’s goal is to complement them rather than compete. The space seems significantly larger once you’re inside. Olson and Anderson were able to install three sets of double glass doors against the courtyard side of the space; the result offers a bevy of natural lighting. It adds to the homey-yet-sophisticated feel of the shop, which is adorned with colorful (yet understated) signage,

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exposed wood, and a beautiful countertop that Olson says is recycled from an old wall they pulled down during renovations. The final hours of operation have yet to be determined; the pair plans to open initially around 6 a.m. and see how the rest of the day goes, recognizing the potential for an after-dinner crowd due to the several popular restaurants in the area. As Handlebar prepares to share its coffee sensibilities with the public, Anderson and Olson admit that their own coffee habits are constantly evolving. “Almost 11 years ago, we were mostly drinking lattes,” Anderson said. These days, the pair tends to brew French pressed coffee in the mornings, and have switched to Americanos (espresso + hot water) as their go-to espresso drink. Olson shares that coffee, like much of his experience, represents an interesting journey. “I like the ever-changing portrait of [coffee],” he shares. “There’s so much to experience, just like traveling. It’s just cool to try things from all around the world. I think a lot of people are open to trying new things.”

Daily Sound reporter Jeremy Nisen writes about small businesses and entrepreneurs. Email him with ideas at Jeremy.nisen@gmail.com

addled by adjectives, confused by conjunctives, and discombobulated by definite articles like the word THE. Why else would we call our faithful friend THE dog, as in “I need to take THE dog for a walk?” Why not say: “I need to take MY dog for a walk?” Or, better yet, refer to him by name: “I need to take Bowser for a walk.” And please, don’t even get me started on the ridiculous rule that gives us permission to refer to a living, breathing animal as IT rather than HE or SHE! Now that I’ve dispensed grammar tips in the Daily Sound, I have set my sights on Seattle, where Billionaire Bill is someone WHO is awaiting my advice on THAT confounded spelling and grammar checker. But first, what to do about those darn dictionaries…? Karen Lee Stevens is the founder/president of All for Animals, a nonprofit, humane education organization. You may email Karen through the All for Animals website at www.allforanimals.com.

Daily Sound 11/02/11  

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