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ALL ABOUT TRASH Indy reporter (and Opinions section editor) Jean Yamamura — who wrote this week’s cover story about a new material recovery facility (MRF) at the Tajiguas landfill — got hooked on waste management when a copy of a journal by that very name landed on her desk many years ago. “I was amazed there was a whole scientific inquiry devoted to trash,” she said. When the MRF opened about as many years later, the story was kismet, or catnip, as the case may be.
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What’s so cool about the MRF? This new facility is huge and full of complex machinery that just dwarfs you. It does a good number of positive things, including capturing and using methane, which is an intense greenhouse gas. With the climate acting so unpredictably this summer, it’s a good time to reduce it consistently. Why is this an important story? The road to getting recyclables sorted, sold, and made into something else is so tortured and controversial. The people I spoke with got really passionate about diverting the trash, what happens to it, and where it all comes from. I learned a lot about why recycling needs to be clean and dry to be resold, and why you can’t recycle the cardboard from a pizza box, but it can go into compost! What’s up with the photo of your boots? My trashed-out boots? I love to shop as much as the next person, but being at Tajiguas really makes you consider the “what’s left behind” aspect of a new pair of shoes. INSTAGRAM | @SBINDEPENDENT TWITTER | @SBINDYNEWS FACEBOOK | SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT NEWSLETTER | INDEPENDENT.COM/NEWSLETTERS SUBSCRIBE | INDEPENDENT.COM/SUBSCRIBE
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an enormous amount of taxpayer dollars that could otherwise go not only to diversion and rehabilitation programs but also to basic public safety services like investigations and patrols.” It was as recently as a June 1 budget hearing that Sheriff Bill Brown told the supervisors Santa Barbara had “promised” the BSCC FUNDING FACTS: Despite repeated statements to the contrary from their sheriff it would add more and staff, the county is not legally obligated to renovate and add rated beds to its jail beds to satisfy the Main Jail as a condition of receiving $80 million in state funding to construct the requirements of the new North County Jail (pictured above). state grant. At the same hearing, County Counsel Mike Ghizzoni said Brown on matters of public safety financing, he “absolutely agreed” with the sheriff ’s inter- “but he perpetuated a bad fact that got us pretation of the rules. The supervisors then bottlenecked into the wrong choices.” proceeded with their deliberations with that For his part, Brown said the BSCC changed the grant conditions between when same understanding. But in direct contradiction to both Brown the county received the $80 million in 2012 and Ghizzoni, the BSCC letter said there are and today. “That was then, and this is now,” no—and were no—“statutory or program- he said. “They have new staff and new adminmatic requirements that counties increase istration. Things change.” The letter makes local capacity” in order to receive funding. no mention of a policy change, however, and “I don’t think he was acting dishonestly,” said explains adding beds was never “a binding Williams, who frequently butts heads with promise.” CONT’D ON PAGE 11
‘A Pandemic of the Unvaccinated’ Ansorg Advises to Stop Acting as if COVID Crisis Were Over
by Jean Yamamura
he coronavirus epidemic is historic déjà vu all over again, with the state reporting more than 9,000 large outbreaks in 2021, even after vaccines were given in skilled nursing facilities, residential care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and shelters, much like what occurred in 2020. Santa Barbara County has eight active COVID outbreaks, including one involving 23 people at a school in Santa Barbara. All infection indicators are moving upward countywide, from a 400 percent higher case rate over the month to a 71 percent increase of patients in an ICU. Public Health is increasing its vaccination outreach, including bringing its mobile clinic to Acme Hospitality, a restaurant group aiming to vaccinate 100 percent of its workforce. Van Do-Reynoso, head of County Public Health, noted $40 million in CalVax grants were available for one month to community-based providers through Physicians for a Healthy California to promote
one-on-one conversations between doctors and patients about the vaccine to clear up any worries they had. This is all to get the attention of the 149,683 people in the county eligible for the vaccine who have yet to step up to get a shot. “We are now experiencing a pandemic of the unvaccinated,” said Dr. Henning Ansorg, the county’s health officer. “It is unnecessary and completely preventable.” Ansorg appealed to friends, family members, religious leaders, sports and entertainment stars, and other prominent individuals to urge people to get vaccinated. Nationally, infections are up 300 percent, prompting the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday to advise once again wearing face masks indoors, a step driven by the more infectious Delta variant, which is causing the new surge. The head of the CDC, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, said new reports indicated that vaccinated individuals transmitted the virus more frequently than previously thought.
California amped up its requirements and rhetoric one day earlier, making it mandatory for all state employees to show proof of vaccination starting August 2 or get ready to be tested weekly. Health-care workers and congregate-care employees had until August 23 for the same; hospital workers were advised to wear N95 masks, and other medical facility employees to wear surgical masks; the unvaccinated would be tested twice a week. Private businesses large and small were asked to consider the same. During the Monday morning announcement, Governor Gavin Newsom took the time to lambaste “the right-wing echo chamber that has been perpetuating misinformation around the vaccine and its efficacy and safety.” “It is inexcusable to make this pandemic into a show of ideology,” Ansorg said, who has been increasingly outspoken in recent weeks. Making the point a visual one, a new page at Public Health’s dashboard breaks out new cases by unvaccinated and vaccinated. The
A rally “for freedom” against public health mandates meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 was held 7/24, with a march from Stearns Wharf to De la Guerra Plaza. Organized by Stand Up Santa Barbara, the event was part of a Worldwide Rally for Freedom in more than 200 cities across the world. The group of around 100 was escorted up State Street by city police and could be heard chanting “My body, my choice!” and “Fire Dr. Fauci!” The CDC and County Public Health recommend masks be worn by everyone indoors and in crowded public settings with close contact with others who may not be vaccinated. The growing divide between faculty leaders and boardmembers at SBCC intensified during a 7/22 trustees meeting, as the college remains on the fence over a COVID-19 vaccination mandate. Supporters of the mandate argue that assured vaccination is the only way to welcome students back to campus without the threat of an outbreak that may send the school back into another lockdown, while opponents criticize what they call an “overreach” on bodily autonomy and medical freedom. Full story at independent.com/ tensions-rise-at-sbcc.
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by Tyler Hayden t was early July, and Supervisor Das Williams was sitting in his office and going through his mail. As he read a letter from a state criminal justice agency, he let out a big “Woohoo!” “I think I startled some of my staff,” he remembered. The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) had informed county leaders that, despite repeated statements to the contrary from their sheriff and staff, Santa Barbara was not legally obligated to renovate and add rated beds to its Main Jail as a condition of receiving $80 million in state funding to construct the new North County Jail. The renovation was expected to cost tens of millions of dollars, county money Williams has always said would be better spent on alternatives to incarceration. Parts of the aging campus do need to be renovated, he conceded, but not the entire 819-bed facility, especially with the 376-bed northern branch scheduled to come online this spring. Since the pandemic, Williams noted, Santa Barbara dropped its average jail population from more than 900 to under 600 without being overrun by crime. “This letter,” Williams said this week, “represents an enormous opportunity to look at what wings it makes sense to upgrade, and what wings to close permanently, to save us
KEYT reported 7/22 that the remains of 17-yearold Jack Cantin (above) have been discovered three and a half years after he was killed in the Montecito debris flow. Jack’s mother, Kimberly Cantin, said the remains were found approximately 1,000 yards from the family’s former home on Hot Springs Road. While the discovery was made in late May, the family waited to go public while a lab analysis confirmed the findings. In response to KEYT’s story, the Sheriff’s Office issued a statement that the case remains
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S.B. police have identified the elderly couple who on 7/9 died in what appeared to be a double suicide. The victims were Bernd Storch, 82, and Miyako Storch, 87. Both victims shot themselves in the head with their own gun in their Arbolado Road home. According to a neighbor, the Storches had no immediate relatives and left a suicide note on their answering machine that alluded to medical challenges the couple faced. If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1 (800) 273-8255 (TALK) or text TALK to 741741.
COURTS & CRIME Discussions in Judge Brian Hill’s courtroom suggest the DA is considering dropping deathpenalty charges against Pierre Haobsh, accused of killing Dr. Henry Han; Han’s wife, Jennie Yu; and their 5-year-old daughter, Emily Han, in 2016. In exchange, defense attorneys appear to be willing to waive Haobsh’s right to a jury trial in exchange for a trial by judge. If such a breakthrough were to be imminent, it would take place in a proceeding scheduled for 8/12. Full story at independent.com/ death-penalty-haobsh. COU RTESY SB SO
Bruce Coldren, a sharpshooting basketball forward who brought glory to his hometown of Goleta and the University of Oregon, died on 7/12. He was 67 and lived near Lowell, Oregon, where he had retired as an administrator at the local high school. Reggie Coldren, 91, said his son suddenly “died too young” of a heart blockage. Bruce is also survived by his wife, Karen; daughter, Jamie; and son, Ryan. Full story at independent.com/bruce-coldren.
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independent.com/mirror-bus-man-convicted. Thomas Barrack, onetime owner of Neverland Ranch, Happy Canyon Vineyard owner, and longtime confidant of Donald Trump, was released on a bail of $250 million in connection with federal charges that he secretly acted as a lobbyist for a foreign government — the United Arab Emirates — did not register as he should, and lied about doing so when asked by federal investigators. Also making bail was suspect Matthew Grimes, 27, a former S.B. resident who worked for Barrack at Colony Capital. Full story at independent.com/ barrack-makes-bail. DUI attorney Darryl Genis lost another major legal contest this week in connection with his own ongoing criminal problems with the IRS. The California Court of Appeal rejected a $10 million malpractice complaint Genis had filed against his own attorney, Martin Schainbaum, alleging Schainbaum had dropped the ball on multiple counts in defending Genis in 2015 when Genis was put on notice that his failure to pay taxes from 2009 to 2012 could land him in jail for as many as 15 years. Full story at independent.com/genis-malpractice-complaint. Solvang’s Mission Santa Inés was evacuated 7/25 after a 9-1-1 caller stated a Hispanic male was walking into the garden area with a handgun in his hand. The suspect, Jeckson Murcia, 23, of Solvang, was arrested without incident once Sheriff’s deputies had evacuated visitors and church volunteers and established a perimeter. Murcia allegedly had a replica handgun tucked into his waistband when taken into custody. He was booked into the Main Jail and released without bail.
POLITICS The Equal Rights Amendment was the featured topic for the S.B. Women’s Political Committee on 7/21, in a keynote talk by Wendy Murphy, the lead attorney in a recent appeal that attempted to force U.S. Archivist David Ferriero to publish the ERA. “The fact that we don’t have constitutionally protected equality affects every aspect of women’s lives. I think that that is something that’s of local state and national significance,” said committee President Luz Reyes-Martin. Full story at independent.com/ERA2021.
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Zachary Coughlin (above), the man behind the “Mirror Bus” seen around Isla Vista last year, was convicted 7/22 on 14 charges ranging from forcible rape to kidnapping with intent to commit rape. Coughlin was arrested in I.V. in May 2020 after multiple women filed complaints with the Sheriff’s Office and the UCSB Police Department that he was stalking and harassing them. During the investigation, detectives found multiple videos which appeared to depict Coughlin raping unconscious women. Coughlin is scheduled to be sentenced on 9/23. Full story at
On 7/26, a resident teenager reported what he believed to be a great white shark swimming near a buoy to the Hope Ranch Beach lifeguards. According to Jill Van Zeebroeck of the Hope Ranch Park Homes Association, they placed a sign informing beachgoers of a potential shark presence in the water. This comes with a recent increase of shark spotting in S.B., with five juvenile great white sharks seen close to the shore in Carpinteria on 6/12. Full story at independent.com/hope-ranchshark. n
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Ortega Park Occupied
by Ryan P. Cruz
RYAN P. C RUZ
Event Brings Neighborhood Together to Support Murals here have been several polarizing views about what should be done with the historical murals at Santa Barbara’s Ortega Park for its proposed renovation, but the voices of those who grew up in the neighboring community and those who live there now are clear: They want the murals to stay. On Sunday, the Eastside community gathered at the park for Occupy Ortega Park, an event meant to amplify these voices and educate those unfamiliar with the deep history of the murals that give the TOUR GUIDE: Michael Montenegro, a community leader who organized the July 25 Occupy Ortega Part event, gives a historical park its unique flavor. tour of the murals around Ortega Park. Michael Montenegro, community leader, activist, and curator behind @chicanoculturesb — an youth to create some of the art, allowing Instagram page that explores S.B.’s Chicano them to paint alongside him and become history—organized the event, which fea- part of the park forever. tured area artists, vendors, and musicians. Diana Cabral, an Eastside native who is “[Ortega Park] was an undesirable spot,” related to Unzueta, drove up from the San Montenegro said, leading a tour around Fernando Valley to support the cause. She the park’s many Chicano- and Indigenous- runs Sin Fin Designs, where she creates and inspired murals. According to a mural eval- sells handmade crafts, clothing, and accesuation report by Site & Studio Conservation sories inspired by Chicano art and culture. that was recently accepted through the His“You can’t just erase history,” said Cabral. toric Landmarks Commission, the Ortega “This is history, through the murals.” She Park murals are particularly noteworthy said that they are more than just paint on because they were one of a few Chicano walls, but represent “sacrifice and effort” to murals officially sanctioned in the 1970s those who made them happen. by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership Andi Garcia, who also helped MonteneWegrew st Mi Street the 3 event, upss onion the Eastwith community center La Casa de la Raza gro organize 11 side and canSa recall spending much of her and the people of the neighborhood itself. nta Barbara, CA 93101 Mark Alvarado, founder and director youth in the park, has memories of being of the One Community Bridge Project, an a kid when (80 Unzueta put9-1 a paintbrush in 5) 56 060 organization that helped bring awareness her hand. She said the city views the park when the murals were slated for destruc- as rundown and cites the removal of the tion a year ago, says that any updates to the picnic tables and benches in 2016 to deter park must be “family friendly and culturally “transients” as evidence that the city doesn’t representative.” He said that original plans understand who really uses the park. “The Billmost ina are Adci that failed to consider the murals sparked ones that suffer thecess· families,” Garthe organization’s push to save them. cia said. He credits Councilmember Alejandra One of the reasons behind the Occupy Gutierrez for continuing the fight from Ortega Park events, she said, is to remind inside the city government. “She really the city that the community still uses the showed leadership and guts,” he said. park. “They thought we forgot,” Garcia said. Gutierrez said she became aware of the “We didn’t forget.” Part of why the park is thought to be community’s passion for the park’s murals when the plan was “almost set to be done,” forgotten is the lack of events and gatherand she learned many who grew up in the ings, something Montenegro said is directly area did not want them to be removed. She related to accessibility. “Developers have said she hopes this will bring changes to said no one uses the park.” He said that how the city handles community outreach previous generations would hold parties, to ensure the people have input before plans weddings, and quinceañeras in the park’s are finalized. Welcome House, but current prices are not “We can’t continue to do community feasible for the working-class people who outreach the way we do,” Gutierrez said. live in the area. “We work with public funds. We work for The latest recommendations from the mural evaluation report state that the the people.” Muralists Armando Rascón, Armando murals that are in good condition be kept Vallejo, and Manuel Unzueta were instru- as is, or relocated within the park, and those mental in the painting of the murals, along that are significantly damaged be “re-crewith La Casa de la Raza, which was newly ated” or “reenvisioned” with the commuformed in 1969. Unzueta worked with nity’s input. n
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Jail Cont’d from p.5 Brown insisted throughout the budget negotiations, during which his department’s annual allocation was increased by approximately $7 million, that Santa Barbara County needs at least 1,000 jail beds to maintain an acceptable level of public safety. Those beds shouldn’t always be filled, he explained in an interview this week, but it’s important to maintain the extra space in the event of arrest “surges” or other unexpected influxes. Jails, like hospitals, have an ideal operating capacity, he said, and the industry standards for lockups is 85 percent. In recent years, Brown has championed the jail’s anti-recidivism programs with notable success. He’s also supported alternative means of helping those in the throes of drug addiction or mental health crises. “Nobody wants more than I do to have alternatives to jail for mentally ill and drug-addicted people,” he said. “But you also need jail space for those people when they commit serious crimes.… You can have a carrot, but you also need jail as the stick.” Among those most opposed to the renovation has been Jeff Chambliss, a private defense attorney and president of the Santa Barbara Defenders association. To build a new jail at a total—and way over budget—cost of $120 million, on top of spending tens of millions more to upgrade the existing one, would not only run counter to evolving philosophies of criminal jus-
tice but also go squarely against local public opinion, he argued. In 2000 and 2010, Chambliss noted, Santa Barbara County voters were asked to increase the sales tax to pay for the new northern branch. In both cases, they soundly rejected the idea. The BSCC discrepancy wasn’t the first time the Sheriff ’s Office cited incorrect information to justify an overhaul of the main campus, Chambliss claimed. Last year, he said, the department attempted to use a legal settlement with Disability Rights California over ADA compliance at the campus to move the project forward. It was only when Chambliss and his group intervened, explaining to the supervisors in private meetings that the settlement did not, in fact, mandate a renovation, that the proposal was tabled. “They were pleasantly surprised,” he said. “They’d gotten another bad fact.” “I think the board is not getting good information from their staff, and the sheriff is looking for justifications to fund this renovation without putting it to a public vote,” continued Chambliss, suggesting a ballot measure is the only responsible way to determine if jail additions and improvements are how county residents truly want to spend their money. “I think there are a lot of people out there who would be against this,” he predicted, “or at least want more transparency in the process.” The supervisors are expected to revisit the issue later this summer. n
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Unvaccinated Cont’d from p. 5 rate of illness was five times greater for the unvaccinated; the data for July 20 showed a 7.6 unvaccinated case rate per 100,000 residents and 1.1 among the vaccinated. Of the number of breakthrough infections, Ansorg stated they did not end up in the hospital. The lack of a vaccination caused the death on July 23 of a young Santa Marian between the ages of 18 and 29 who was otherwise healthy. Ansorg called it one of the saddest cases in all this time: “Our hearts go out to the family and to the friends of this young person who died completely unnecessarily,” he said. Andy Caldwell has led a conservative business and agriculture group based in Santa Maria for about 30 years and often criticizes Public Health’s efforts at Board of Supervisor meetings. He said he would not tell anyone to get or not get the vaccine as he is not a doctor, but he had a profound difference with officials over the lack of discussion of issues like the potential for vaccine injury, small though it might be, he added. He questioned why vaccine manufacturers received full immunity for their product; when it came to mRNA vaccines, he believed it was experimental technology. And it’s true; mRNA vaccines have yet to be fully sanctioned by the Food and Drug Administration; the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are on an emergency-use authori-
zation, and their approval would be a first. Resistance to vaccines is nothing new. The first vaccine, pus from a cowpox blister slid into a cut in the skin to protect against smallpox in England in the late 18th century, was viewed as contamination of a healthy body. When smallpox vaccines were mandated at the turn of the 20th century, some western states banned them outright, said Elena Conis, a historian of medicine and public health at UC Berkeley. Even in states that adopted the mandate, half the legislatures and public opposed them. “We’re just repeating history all over again today,” she said. Making a difference had been the school mandate for students, though resistance grew as the number of vaccinations increased. In 2019, 96.7 percent of kindergartners in the county had all the required immunizations. Ansorg had a warning: “We all have been behaving as if the pandemic was over. That is absolutely not the case.” The county was back at the brink of shutdowns as in the purple tier and needed once again to avoid crowds, reduce travel, wear masks indoors, and, most importantly, he said, motivate others to get vaccinated. “Instead of lamenting about Public Health recommendations and perceived restrictions,” said Ansorg, “we need to take responsibility for ourselves, our neighbors, and our loved ones.” n
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adorned by some gyrating woman. In these shows, the men — preoccupied usually by who they are plotting to kill —never look. No wonder they buy blue pills. The scary thing about COVID is that it messes up with the flow of oxygen from heart to lungs by making the permeable soft tissues of the capillaries and other body parts through which oxygen is exchanged harder than beef jerky. A healthy set of lungs—which we are told can cover a land mass the size of Delaware when stretched out at maximum capacity—is more supple and yielding than anything described in your dime-store porn. Now imagine what havoc that same virus can play on the four-hour promise of Pfizer’s little blue pills. Four seconds might be more likely. If you’re lucky. It’s all about blood flow. And if COVID knows anything, it’s how to interrupt the blood flow. In recent weeks, news articles have surfaced indicating a possible connection between COVID and erectile dysfunction. Typically, they are written by urologists working in Cardiff, Wales, with last names lacking any vowels. Some allude to studies sponsored by front groups we will later discover were concocted by Pfizer. That’s how science happens these days. Very imperfectly. Typically, the punch line of these articles is that the research is suggestive, but not yet definitive. More studies, we are told, are needed. Of course they are. In the meantime, the mere suggestion of anaphylactic shock
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he county’s new recommendation for mask wearing is terrible. Not the mask wearing, but the “recommendation” and not mandate. It will create confusion, bad feelings, and with every business on their own, no uniform procedures, and more pressure on business owners. Make a stand or not; putting it on the businesses is really weak. —Bob Ficarra, Goleta
ear Trustees Gallardo, Haslund, Miller, and Parker: We have followed the recent vote on whether SBCC should adopt a vaccination mandate for students, faculty, and staff, and we note, with dismay, your “no” vote on this vital public health issue. We do not need to repeat the scientific facts and the reasons why a vaccine mandate is fully justified under the circumstances. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, as of July 14, 578 colleges have adopted a vaccine mandate. The vaccines are safe, and there is no reason, legally or medically, to wait until full FDA approval. We urge you to reconsider your votes and end up supporting the mandate. The Gray Panthers Santa Barbara Network works both independently and in coalition with others to achieve social and economic justice, to promote a clean sustainable environment, to support quality and affordable health care, and to create and maintain safe, affordable housing for all income levels as well as addressing other quality of life issues with special attention to older adults. We have friends and relatives who attend or work at the college and are concerned about the community spread of the virus to vulnerable people, including the elderly, even if they are vaccinated. —Richard Solomon, Chair, Gray Panthers S.B. Network
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The transformation of Capitol Hardware on Milpas Street into a four-story apartment building got varying feedback on Facebook: Bobbie Lara I already feel like S.B. is no longer the town I grew up in, but this is over-the-top wrong in
so many ways. • Connie Figueroa Gutierrez Going to love to see traffic on Milpas Street when it’s too late. The parking is ridiculous. Remember when election time comes, we bring it on ourselves. Sad, very sad. • Andrea Cooney-Lopez Once again the City Council fails the Eastside. Dee Chavez Wonder why we are in a drought. Get your bikes ready cuz there will be no room for cars. • John Frederick Ahlman I know it’s been in the works for a number of years, but water? Maybe they can drill a well. And now the most recent idea is to build another place on the old VW dealership property. Again, where the water? Samantha Corral We need more housing. We need revitalization. However, this is not it: 16 “affordable” units that are not nearly affordable enough. How about making truly affordable housing? How about making property taxes less? How about not allowing these big corporations and investors the ability to buy everything. How about making it easier on business owners? Shame on you, City Council! Clifford Leyva Santa Barbara, let’s take a look at Chapala, Anacapa, Santa Barbara to name a few huge housing projects. People need a place to call home. Santa Barbara is growing. • Michael O’Connell Why can’t a building more than three stories tall be erected? You could double the available units at six stories. If you are going to build it, why not make it more useful? Not a lot of esthetic happening on Milpas. No view to block. It’s moronic to build a project like this and not use more vertical space.
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MARGARET LUKEHART VANG, a Solvang resident, and formerly a Santa Barbara resident, died at Atterdag Village on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Margaret was 103. Born Oct. 13, 1917, in Worthington, Minn., Margaret moved to Sioux City, Iowa, at about age six. She met Oliver Vang in Luther League, and they married in 1941. Oliver joined the Marines after Pearl Harbor and was stationed in the South Pacific, while Margaret worked as a secretary stateside. Following the war, they relocated to California, where Oliver worked in the neon sign business. Margaret continued to do secretarial work while raising three children. Margaret returned to school and received a BA in cultural anthropology from UCSB in 1971. She worked two years at UCSB as Films and Lectures Coordinator. She then enrolled at San Diego State University, receiving an MA in social work in 1974. Margaret then became a licensed clinical social worker. She worked at Work, Inc., in Santa Barbara, for one year, then began working for Santa Barbara County Mental Health Services as a psychiatric social worker in 1975. After retiring, Margaret continued to volunteer at homeless shelters and soup kitchens. She was very active at Trinity Episcopal Church. She spent her last 19 years at Atterdag Village of Solvang, where she attended Bethania Lutheran Church. Margaret is survived by her son Paul Andrew, of Goleta; her daughter Barbara Louise Vang (Bruce Babcock) of Pasadena; her granddaughter Katrina Kuncl, of Arroyo Grande; and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Robert David (June), and her husband Oliver. Memorial contributions to any agency benefiting the homeless or mentally ill. Funeral Service is Scheduled for Wednesday, July 28th at 11:00 am at Bethania Lutheran Church in Solvang. Private Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery in Ballard Loper Funeral Chapel, Directors
Walter Leland Johnson passed away on July 1, 2021, in Santa Barbara, California at the age of 98. He was born in Caldwell, Ohio on December 22, 1922, to Walter and Elizabeth Springer Johnson. He lived in Caldwell until December 1942 when he enlisted in the US Army at Fort Thomas, Kentucky. He served stateside until deployed to Guam in the summer of 1945. After WWII ended, he joined the Army Reserve and returned to a civilian job. Early in 1948, he was drawn back to active duty in the Army and was promoted to Staff Sargent. Shortly after the Korean War broke out, Walt enlisted in the newly formed U.S. Air Force with the Rank of Airman. It was during these years that Walt made his first trip to Japan. There he received training in Special Investigations and was promoted to Master Sargent. Having learned to speak Japanese, Walt was sent to Japan for a year and enjoyed the Japanese culture. He collected and treasured beautiful works of Japanese art. Before his next assignment he was sent to the Air Force of Special Investigations (OSI) for additional education. He applied his new expertise on his assignment in Cleveland, Ohio for the next 2 years. In 1961, Walt was sent to Chicago. There he met and married the love of his life, Kristi Marie Salm, who had emigrated from Estonia. After 4 years in Chicago, Walt was sent to Tan San Nut, Vietnam for a one year tour (his third major conflict). After his service in Vietnam, Walt was given orders to Vandenburg AFB in California for his final tour of duty. His investigative focus was on counter intelligence and criminal violations. After his military discharge, he and Kristi settled in Santa Barbara where they both went to work for Santa Barbara County County; Walt in the Court system and Kristi became the County Auditor-
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Controller. They had more then 30 years together, taking wonderful trips, raising orchids, and making wooden toys for the Unity Shop. Sadly, Kristi died in 1994. Walt carried on, comforted by his loving family. Walt was truly an honored member of the “Greatest Generation”. He was awarded the following medals/ribbons: American Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Ribbon, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, National Defense Medal. Walt was predeceased by his brother, Jim Johnson and his sister Erma Clem. He is survived by nieces: Dawn Carol Rhome, Marianne Amspaugh (Doug), Leisa (Jeff), Meredith. A heartfelt thanks to Walt’s loving Caregivers, Carolyn, Mia, Reni, Michael and his loyal friends Bonnie and Stan, who each spent happy times with Walt. He will be missed by dear friends, Marilyn and her husband Jack, Walt’s toy making partner. Much appreciation to the care given by Santa Barbara Complete Care and Abundant Care. In lieu of flowers, donations in Walt’s name can be made to any Veteran Charities of your choice.
College Certificate of Merit for outstanding service to the school was awarded to Jim. Jim later joined the Army and received an honorary discharge in 1964. He then opened Super Cue Recreation in Bakersfield with his brother. Jim later worked for the California State Department of Motor Vehicles in Santa Monica as a driver inspector until his retirement. Jim enjoyed the Santa Barbara downtown area where he found many old and new friends. He was affectionately known as the mayor of West Micheltorena Street where he resided for decades. Because of his outgoing personality, Jim never met a stranger. He will be missed by friends, neighbors and loved ones. Jim was predeceased by his parents Gordon (1959) and Irene Elsing (2005). On a sad note, his friend Len Stevenson succumbed to Covid-19 earlier this year on February 25th, 2021 according to Noozhawk.
Nancy Lynn Roman 6/30/2021
James Bruce Elsing
6/23/1938 - 12/12/2020
James Bruce Elsing passed away on December 12th, 2020 from injuries suffered from a fall while walking at the Breakwater with his good friend and helper Len Stevenson. Jim was born in Santa Barbara in 1938 and attended local schools, graduating from Santa Barbara High School in 1956. Jim received special awards in 1955 and 1956 for being the Hi-lights announcer for the school’s radio program, supervised by English and broadcasting teacher Ruby Burton. Jim attended Santa Barbara Junior College where he again received awards for his work with school legislature. He received the Elks Leadership Award in student activities and scholarship in 1958. In 1959, Santa Barbara Junior
Nancy Lynn Roman passed away on June 30, 2021, while on a backpacking trip in the Peruvian Andes. She will be missed. Nancy was a loving wife and mother of 4 children. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, Nancy loved to hike the backcountry trails and spent most weekends taking local day hikes with friends and local hiking groups. She also went on longer trips such as the John Muir Trail and all the very remote places found in the Dick Smith and San Rafael Wilderness areas such as Hurricane Deck. Nancy also loved music and the arts, teaching recorder to elementary students at Goleta elementary schools for close to 15 years. She painted, played the flute, harp, and tended a beautiful home garden. Many also knew Nancy from her Yoga and personal fitness classes taught in many Goleta and Santa
Barbara locations such as Maravilla, Stow Park, and the YMCA. Nancy attended Peabody and Roosevelt elementary schools, Santa Barbara Junior High, Santa Barbara High School (74), and Santa Barbara City College where she learned the art of dental assisting and then went back and took every single Spanish class they had to offer. She loved the Spanish language. Nancy is survived by husband David and children Rebecca, Daniel, Christopher, and Michael.
Roxanne Aposperis 4/30/1945 - 7/20/2021
Roxanne lost her battle with Pancreatic Cancer on July 20, 2021, just eight days before her 54th wedding anniversary. She was 76. She was raised in LA and graduated from UCSB in 1966. She went to San Francisco State for post graduate work and met her husband, Gregory, when he knocked on the wrong apartment door. They married ten months later. When Gregory graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine they moved to Santa Barbara. When she left UCSB she stated “God, if I am good let me come back to Santa Barbara”. Later, she would say “I must have been really good as three years later I was back”. She worked as a Paralegal, Medical Office Manager and Medical Staff Secretary at GVCH before managing her husband’s Podiatric practice for 51 years prior to his retirement. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with cancer at the time of their retirement and with the COVID issue there was no time to enjoy life. Roxanne had been active in the American Association of University Women, La Mirada Home, and a founding and active member of the Santa Barbara Chapter of UCSB Alumni Association until it was disbanded by the University. She also was a contributor to the building of the Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church. In addition to her husband she is survived by her adopted family, Maribel, Lalo, Tlaloc and Temoc. She will be missed by many friends as well as her cat Lily. Private services are planned.
obituaries Sally Bogert Mandle
December 1939 - June 2021
To submit obituaries for publication, please call (805) 965-5205 or email email@example.com first thing you noticed. She will be sincerely missed. Besides her husband and immediate family, Sally is survived by her sister, Martha Jane (Petey) Semmens of Minnesota and Petey’s family.
Robert Morris Danford 1943 - 2021
Agustin Mirelez Ortiz III 6/19/1977 - 7/15/2021
Sally Bogert Mandle passed away with her family by her side in Santa Barbara, CA on June 21, 2021. Sally left a life of dedication to her two boys and their wives, Gary (Kathy) and Richard (Peggy), and to her grandchildren Aimee (Rich) and Terri (Scott), and Sally will miss the growing up of her great grandchildren Tatum, Landon, Kanon, Rocco and Gianna. Sally’s example of family devotion will be an inspiration for generations to come. Sally also set a high standard for volunteering to the community in many ways. In high school she volunteered, with her sister to be a ‘plane spotter’ during WWII. She continued her volunteering at school with PTA, School Lunch Program, Elementary School Librarian, Mt. View El Camino Hospital Auxiliary volunteer and eventually a term as Auxiliary President, Police Department Volunteer, and any organization that needed help. After moving to Santa Barbara, CA in 2000, Sally found many opportunities to volunteer and eventually lead organizations within the Retirement Community. Her days were filled with many tasks she enjoyed and helped support and grow. In later years, Sally could be found relaxing by playing Bridge, Mahjong, and shuffleboard with her resident friends and tending to her extensive apartment cactus garden. She also enjoyed helping with the tending of the community rose and cactus gardens, along with other resident volunteer gardeners. Later, Sally volunteered at the resident thrift store, and eventually becoming the elected Store Manager for a term. If you gathered from Sally’s interests that she was a ‘doer’ you are right. Sally accepted most solicitations to help anytime. She will be remembered as an unusual, outgoing, congenial and capable resident who could always be counted on to help when help was needed. Her friendly, outgoing, manner was always the
Agustin Mirelez Ortiz III (Augie Ortiz) a well-known Tiler and Stone Mason and lifelong resident of Santa Barbara, CA, passed away on Thursday, July 15th, 2021. Augie is survived by his wife Sonia Lopez, his father Agustin Ortiz Jr.; uncles and aunts and many cousins. He is predeceased by his mother Raquel Patlan Mirelez; brother; grandmother Herminia Ortiz and grandfather Agustin Ortiz. Augie was born in Santa Clara, CA on June 19, 1977. He graduated from Santa Barbara High School in 1996. He worked for StoneScapes where he learned the profession of Stone Masonry and learned to be a Tiler from his father. He worked as an independent contractor for many years until his passing. He enjoyed his work and took a lot of pride in helping his clients build beautiful outdoor patios and indoor tile remodels. Augie’s hobbies included spending time outdoors, hiking, camping, and most importantly, playing bocce ball. Later in life, he developed a passion for designing and making bocce ball courts for his clients. It was very typical to find him at Arnoldi’s Café playing bocce ball and spending quality time with friends and family members. Augie was gentle, calm, and had a kind nature; he had memorable laughter and a beautiful smile. He will be deeply missed by his wife, father, family members and friends. In honor of our beloved Augie, if you are struggling with alcoholism, we urge you to seek help at (805) 962-3332 www.aa.org. We will be having a church service for Augie Ortiz on Monday, August 2nd at 10:00 am. It will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at 227 N. Nopal Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103.
Bob was born in Oklahoma City on July 17, 1943 to Lorene and Morris Danford. He spent his first two years at his Grandmother and Daddy Frank’s home with his Mother, while his dad served in WWII. After his father returned from the war, where Morris was one of the first soldiers to march into a liberated Berlin, Bob and his parents moved to Tulsa where Morris was employed with the Army Corps of Engineers. Bob was an avid reader as a child and became president of the chess club. He played violin in the Tulsa Central High School Orchestra and Oklahoma University (Boomer Sooner!) Orchestra. Bob’s love for music carried into fun moments while at university, where he was seen playing his pump organ from the back of a pickup truck being driven around his college town of Norman, Ok. At university, Bob majored in Astronomy, which grew his lifelong curiosity in the research and study of galaxies and stars (and at the 1993 Santa Barbara Solstice Parade, he walked down State Street as a Comet). While at OU, Bob also discovered his passion for Computer Science and was hired by a company in Palo Alto, starting his long and productive career. Moving to Santa Barbara, CA, Robert Danford became the co-founder of the telemetry software company, Acroamatics, Inc. with his partners Pat and Jeff Johnson. Jeff described Bob as being one of the world’s foremost authorities in Pulse Code Modulation Telemetry. A few favorite professional experiences included working with NASA, watching the Space Shuttle launches, as well as working in Kauai with his coworkers and associates there. As an avid backpacker, he found joy hiking into the Sierra backcountry and Wyoming Wind River Mountains with his dear friend, Jerry Stauffer. In 1975, Bob married Joan Laubenstein, and their daugh-
ter, Allison Marie, was born two years later. Bob’s second child, Zev Smith-Danford, was born in 1990. And on June 29, 1996, Bob married Ellen Hamilton Byrne in Santa Barbara. Ellen and Bob were blessed and grateful for their opportunities to travel to Australia, New Zealand, Europe and many times to the island of Kauai. Holding his baby grandson, Evan Matthew Gaylord, and beautiful granddaughter, Violet Marie Gaylord, were the best of memories with his daughter Allison in Woodinville, Washington, as well seeing, Zev, Bob’s younger child’s graduation from Humboldt State University and accomplishments after graduation. Bob’s brother, Steven Danford and wife, Jo Etta Agee complete and continue to inspire our family. A Memorial Service is being planned for August.. And in lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Central Office, 14 W Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Women’s Club, was a Girl Scout Troop Leader and was among the founders of the annual Planned Parenthood Book Sale. She worked as a legal secretary for 20 years. After retirement she volunteered for several groups, most devotedly in several volunteer capacities at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden for over 25 years. Betty is survived by her husband, John Thomas Gerig; daughter Elizabeth Gerig Rowley and her husband Steve; daughter Theresa Gerig Murawski and her husband Mark; and two grandsons, Troy D. Murawski and Tyler I. Murawski. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, the family recommends that donations in Betty’s honor be made to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
Julie Correale Wayne 5/1/1933 - 6/24/2021
Elizabeth G. Gerig (Betty) 1/11/1939 - 7/22/2021
Long time Santa Barbara resident Betty Gerig died on July 22, 2021. She was born January 11, 1939 to Mary and Oliver Gray and was raised in Greeneville, TN. She graduated with a BA in mathematics from the College of Wooster, Ohio in 1960 and married her classmate, John T. Gerig, a year later. After four years teaching mathematics in Providence, RI while her husband was enrolled in graduate school at Brown University, the couple and their first daughter Beth moved to Pasadena, CA. There a second daughter, Theresa, was born. The family moved to Santa Barbara, CA in 1966. Betty was active as a mother and a community volunteer throughout her life. She served on the Board of Trustees of the Hope School District, on the board of the UCSB Faculty INDEPENDENT.COM
Resident of Santa Barbara since 1965. Loved by many, she loved her plants and trees; a great supporter of wild animals causes; The Humane Society and cat rescue organizations. A special Education teacher for S.B City Schools; she also had worked for the U.S. Postal Service and was a registered physical therapist. Brief tour in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Julie was a fantastic and excellent potter. She loved to dance, sang with sweet Adelines, played the recorder, loved the beach and mountains-a great swimmer and hiker. Born in New York City, she attended PS 69, Cushing Academy and graduated from Skidmore College. Married Robert J. Wayne (US Navy Korea and teacher at Dos Pueblos who passed at an early age.) Julie is survived by three children; Jessie Wayne, Bobby Wayne, Billy Wayne (Sharie) a grandson Robert Wayne, (Kojchavun) and best friend of 47 ½ years Noel Alander. She will be missed by all.
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Teacher, Traveler, Inspiration BY P I C O I Y E R any, many people knew the small,
elegant figure in a gold silk sari, zigzagging around town, often at high speed, from the Sanskrit class she led at UCSB to the World Religions classes she taught for decades at City College to the tai chi class she was attending and Trader Joe’s and a lecture at the museum and the class she chose to teach in her eighties at the Braille Institute. I got used to showing up at CVS — almost anywhere, in fact — and hearing, “How’s your wife today? She’s such a neat lady!” “Not my wife,” I’d say. “My mother. But I can see why you made the mistake.” We could barely step into a restaurant without someone coming up shyly and saying, “Excuse me. You won’t remember me, but I was your student, in Philosophy, 40 years ago. You really changed my life!” Yet very few knew that the friendly and fun-loving figure in front of them, Nandini Iyer, had graduated with a First Class degree (rarer than a summa cum laude) from the highly competitive University of Bombay, gone on to become the first Asian woman ever to get First Class Honours, in philosophy, politics, and economics at Oxford, as well as the first Asian woman to speak at the Oxford Union, the debating society that has long been the cradle of prime ministers — and then had taught at Oxford next to Iris Murdoch and many another household name. The seemingly bottomless fund of knowledge she drew upon concerning the Hundred Years’ War, the long stanzas she could effortlessly quote from Shelley and Tennyson, and the Bible that she knew better than most of the well-meaning evangelists who showed up at her door to introduce her to the Good
Book were all a testament to a deeply classical, formidably well-rounded Indo-Anglian education that she carried like a treasure through life. She was born to a cosmopolitan family in Ahmedabad; her father, who got his doctoral degree from Harvard, was helping to run the British-built railways in India, and her mother was a Gujarati novelist (and constant fighter for social justice). My mother’s family had always been involved in the law and the rights of the dispossessed, and Gandhi had come by the house at times. Both her brother and her brotherin-law went to MIT — not a common thing before the war — and her father, who would steer his 1930s Pontiac around Bombay, loved to head off to Europe and Japan for months on end, while the youngest of his three children, my mother, stayed in large family homes around India, went through the celebrated Cathedral School in Bombay (whose other products include Salman Rushdie and Fareed Zakaria), and then became the relatively rare young Indian woman to take the exam to get into Oxford and board a P&O ship for the 16-day trip to England. My mother was wildly gifted from the beginning: She won prizes for both art and biology as a girl and, 70 years on, could remember her lines from performing in The Mikado and acting as Wilde’s Lady Windermere. She represented Africa, for some reason, in a carnival of nations presented before Princess Margaret and was photographed by Britain’s society magazine Tatler. In Ved Mehta’s book Up at Oxford, she is presented while in England as an ideal of sorts for a newly arrived writer: “scholarly,” “such an impressive social presence,” and, with her husband, “so strikingly handsome that they could have passed for movie idols.” But she never let this go to her head, and after she became engaged to my father, Raghavan Iyer,
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whom she had first met when she was 17 (and he 18) in Bombay, she gave herself over to the Theosophical tradition to which he was firmly committed. She became a vegetarian, added an unbreakable spiritual center to her love of film and travel and conversation, and, shedding her three-inch heels, devoted much of her time for the rest of her life to teaching and studying Theosophy as well as the other religions she spoke on at churches and in temples everywhere. When the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions brought my father to Santa Barbara in 1965, my mother dropped her teaching at Oxford and her appearances on the BBC and began teaching philosophy at UCSB, Spinoza her particular passion. Later, she would share her compendious knowledge of Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, and every other religious tradition with generations of students, many of whom would ask her, at semester’s end, which was her chosen faith (they couldn’t tell!). Around Santa Barbara, she seemed ubiquitous, studying Japanese flower arrangement and vegetarian cooking, giving talks at the Vedanta Temple, and rarely letting a classical music concert, ballet, or play appear without her taking it in. Whether it was in her Alfa Romeo—or, later, her sleek blue sports car—she usually left an impression of dash combined with soft-hearted fun and an almost regal sense of self-possession. Indeed, whether she was lecturing in Kyoto or Amsterdam, she always came with a huge supply of jokes, and her close friends included housekeepers, secretaries, and massage therapists, as well as Nobel Prize–winning economists. Quiet and supportive when with her brightly colored husband, she was full of life and talk when on her own, and friends and strangers would grow used to animated telephone conversations late into the night, her advice on matters both personal and political, and her slight figure telling one last story in a parking lot before heading off to Vons sometime after midnight. As her son, I inherited and relished her interest in everything and her love of adventure. After she turned 67, we traveled together to places she’d always longed to see—Cambodia, Easter Island, Syria, and Jordan—and I was never surprised to find her traipsing along beside me through a Southeast Asian jungle at 4 a.m. At 78, she was to be found walking for long hours under the midday sun through Ephesus, Pompeii, Patmos, and Jerusalem, and even at 80, she was to be seen spending a whole morning wandering around St. Petersburg (and Berlin and Stockholm). For years, people—not least my mother— would ask me why a son would go to bed at 8:30 while his mother was slipping back into the house after a horror-movie double-bill at 1 a.m. I knew her as a constantly doting mother who would drive around town for hours to find my favorite kind of chocolate and well into her eighties would get up without complaint at 3 a.m. to take me to the airport. When, as a boy, I lost a cherished security blanket along the road near Lake Casitas, she drove for eight hours through the dark to find it. But for everyone else, she was a wise, spirited, and infectiously cheerful friend and, most of all, teacher, and one who could illuminate the great spiritual traditions with one-liners and references to Shakespeare while linking her beloved cats to the great goddesses of classical mythology. She always seemed unfallen in a way, an innocent girl in her love of novels and Jeopardy! and the Audrey Hepburn movies being shown on Turner Classic Movies, and a sage presence in her almost unrivaled erudition and inner seriousness, who contributed to more charities than I can count and would lend much of her savings to an acquaintance she barely knew. She will be missed by much of the town, I suspect; for me, of course, she will be irreplaceable. n
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Want Not Grand Tajiguas Project Turns Proverb into Reality
by Jean Yamamura · Photos by Erick Madrid (unless otherwise noted)
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bond issue: $135 million for the MRF and the been revived at the dump where remainder to buy adjoining properties and Santa Barbara throws its trash. It’s avoid landfill nuisance complaints. “And the propelled by a giant maze of contipping fees were key,” Carbajal added — the charge per ton to offload trash at Tajiguas — “as veyor belts that drops big, heavy trash and separates it from smaller, lighter that was what was going to pay for this on an trash and is also brewed in a concrete bunker ongoing basis. The cities had to commit to the where 16 heated tunnels take organics from facility. That was fundamental.” But it was a big the waste and turn them into black gold, or commitment: “Everyone was being asked to nutrient-rich compost. agree to all the terms, all the risk…. Everyone Soon, much of the 200,000 tons that get was a little queasy on whether this was the right trucked through the gates at Tajiguas Landfill thing to do.” every year will be converted into the electricGiven the Washington, D.C., climate Carity necessary to run the extensive facility with bajal moves in now, he recalled the good faith enough left over to power 3,000 homes. And everyone showed and the trust they had that the county was being honest in its projections. the amount of trash plowed under at the site They demonstrated it by signing on the dotted will be reduced by more than 85 percent. NEW FACE OF TRASH: The anaerobic digester and methane burner (above) at the top of the hill help The landfill, 26 miles up the coast from line. “This will be a model of best practices power the county’s new resource recovery facilities and reduce the amount of waste buried at Tajiguas Santa Barbara, has become the first in Califor our country,” he said expansively of the landfill. Inside the ReSource Center (below), bales of recycled clean paper and plastics are readied for fornia to combine all these beneficial wastenew facility, citing the innovations and new sale. stream elements — a recycling center, an technology it put into practice. “It’s great for anaerobic digester, and a composting faciladdressing climate change through all the ity — at one site. First dubbed the Materimethane that won’t go into the air, the renewals Recovery Facility, or MRF (pronounced able energy we’re getting out of this, and the “merf ”), it is now known as the ReSource ability to divert trash from the landfill without Center. the necessity of expanding it.” Making trash is easy; dealing with it is not. That’s a necessity that’s only about a decade In the late 1990s, the County of Santa Barbara away, and trash production in Santa Barbara keeps going up. “During COVID alone, the faced shrinking available space at the landfill. Tajiguas had been given a 100-year lifespan amount of cardboard we discarded went up when it opened in 1967. Within 32 years, how30 percent in the county,” Williams said. The ever, it had hit the half-full mark; the county aftermath of the Great Recession was the only faced either expanding the landfill or transtime the tons of garbage went down. porting the trash farther away by 2004, possibly to Santa Maria or Simi Valley. Further, the State of California was mandating that 50 percent of trash be diverted into recycling The 357-acre landfill spreads across a small or other conversions, and Tajiguas was only canyon in an unlikely area: the Gaviota diverting about 25 percent. Coast, a landscape of unparalleled natural At the ribbon-cutting for the new combeauty and wild diversity. Trash takes up a plex on July 16, U.S. Congressmember Salud footprint of about 118 acres and has been Carbajal recalled the many county superviterraced and bench-filled to maximize its sors who’d participated in the uphill battle bounds. Purposefully, the sculpted hills of to win public support to spend $150 million waste and dirt cannot be seen from Highway to develop the MRF. One was the late Naomi Schwartz, for “It took an effort to bring everyone together,” Carbajal later 101, a good quarter-mile from the terraformed earthworks. whom Carbajal had been chief of staff before winning her told the Independent. Given the volatility of recyclable comWhen it comes to a landfill and the environmental conseat when she retired. Former supervisors Doreen Farr, modities, every time the markets dipped, the cohort worried sequences of what lies below, the struggle has been to find Susan Rose, and Janet Wolf were others, but he especially they’d get stuck with the project, he said. Supervisor Das Wil- the right solution and the daunting price tags involved. Folrecalled Brooks Firestone, a Republican supervisor from liams, who now occupies Carbajal’s 1st District supervisor’s lowing an expansion in 2002 into an upper portion of the the 3rd District, where Tajiguas is found. He and Firestone seat, agreed, recalling from his years on Santa Barbara’s City canyon, the best estimate of how much the new ReSource had anchored a multijurisdictional task force that “was like Council that there was uncertainty about the stream of trash Center will lengthen the life of the landfill is 10-15 years. herding cats,” said Carbajal, and included representatives going to Tajiguas and whether it would create enough feed- But it allows Santa Barbara to “take responsibility for its from the cities involved — Santa Barbara, Solvang, Buellton, stock for the hoped-for recycling and composting benefits. own waste material,” said Leslie Wells, who has worked on and Goleta; another 15 people were on a citizens advisory “The gamble was predicated on payment of the bonds,” the Tajiguas project since 2006 and now heads the county’s Carbajal explained. The $150 million was raised through a Resource Recovery division. “We are going to manage our committee. JEAN YAMAMURA
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own waste in our own county and turn it into benefits for the community,” she told the crowd at the MRF on July 16. The flip side of that goal is a “do no harm” effort for the watershed. When it rains, Pila Creek drains the upper watershed of the canyon, which has no natural spring, said Carlyle Johnston, project leader for the ReSource Center. Where the creek crosses into the landfill, it’s channeled into a pipe buried under all the trash and emerges near the highway before it drops down to the Pacific Ocean, he explained. In his 19 years with Public Works’ Resource Recovery division, Johnston said they’ve given 150 public presentations about the project. He’s told the Tajiguas story in all its detail over 100 times. The mountains of trash rise to about 600 feet, and any surface water runoff is funneled into a pond and tested. The old part of the landfill sits on Rincon shale, Johnston said, explaining that the formation creates a natural barrier between the trash and groundwater. Santa Barbara County’s dry climate means little rain falls or percolates through the layers to speed the breakdown of trash into methane, the worst of the greenhouse gases. The newer part of the landfill is lined with plastic. At any one time, the open face of the landfill is just a couple hundred feet of trash, which is pushed into a 22-degree angle before being covered with dirt by giant backhoes. After testing, the water from the pond is sprayed to keep the dust down. Nearby, Dave Roth was parked with a falcon. A falconer and a predatory bird have been onsite at Tajiguas since 2002 to keep the seagull population in check. Just flying the raptor was enough to send the seagulls scattering, said Johnston, and none were in sight. At their height, about 4,000 gulls scavenged at the trash site; they then would gather at Arroyo Quemada Beach, sending ocean-water fecal counts soaring. Both the seagull population and the poop microbes dropped dramatically once Roth and his “muse” of falcons were hired.
IT’S BLACK GOLD The “out of sight, out of mind” approach that most of us take to our trash predates home garbage pickups. Early Santa Barbarans sank their trash into a lagoon that flowed several blocks toward town from the ocean, and they eventually filled it with debris from the 1925 earthquake. Bits and pieces still turn up when a development in the coastal zone digs a foundation. The land under Elings Park was once the county dump before Tajiguas was created. Trash heaps can catch fire or explode from the heat generated as organics break down into methane, and the hills at Tajiguas — old and new — are plumbed for methane extraction. Some landfills still use flares to burn off excess biogas, but the new state-of-theart anaerobic digester installed and heated to an optimum temperature at Tajiguas is expected to consume 99.9 percent of the methane produced by the organic trash. Operations at the ReSource Center go like this: As trash from MarBorg’s brown bins rumble up a crisscrossing maze of conveyor belts — with machines from the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, and elsewhere organized to puff air to move plastics and dry paper in one direction and magnets and “Eddy current” to move metals and aluminum in another — what drops down into bins are food waste and wet or dirty paper that get sent to the anaerobic digester. The ReSource Center employs 20 people to stand watch and pull out strays along the pathways to
COOKING WASTE: In the anaerobic digester, which cost $33 million to build, airtight bunkers hold organics from the trash and slowly break it down into a nutrient-rich sludge. Combined with green waste, the mixture becomes valuable compost.
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IT’S A GO: Years of combined effort by staffers, elected officials, and contractors culminated in a traditional ribboncutting on July 16.
3rd District Supervisor Joan Hartmann. She marveled that Tajiguas now turned a liability into an asset — namely, converting tons of trash into saleable recyclables, compost, and energy every year — and into agriculturally valuable compost. The decade or more of life this all will add to the landfill is necessary; tons of trash that cannot be recycled or digested anaerobically continues to come through its gates in MarBorg trucks seven days a week. Roughly 20 percent is pulled out as recyclables, such as glass, metals, number 1 and number 2 plastics, and dry cardboard and paper. An important benefit they’d found, said Johnston, is that the magnetic sorters capture any batteries thrown into the trash. Tajiguas doesn’t accept hazardous waste such as batteries or medical waste. Plastics are considered among the worst of modern products now, Johnston said, pointing out bales of thin-film plastics on the ReSource Center floor destined for the landfill. They baled them to make sure none got caught in the wind and sailed out to sea. When they sold the plastics, they tried to find buyers and remanufacturers in California. Number 1 plastics reappear in grocery stores as clamshell berry boxes made in
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Das Williams was in a “let’s cut the BS” frame of mind a week after the ribbon cutting. “This is the greatest victory we’ve ever had in reducing methane greenhouse-gas emissions in this community,” he said. However, “our understanding of solid waste really undermines the picture of ourselves as paragons of environmental conscience.” Local solutions to waste were fundamental, and he found it environmentally irresponsible to even consider trucking South County’s trash to Santa Maria. At the City of Santa Barbara, Williams said, “we even got to 70 percent diversion, but we never reduced by one ton the amount of trash going into the landfill compared to when we recycled zero. The reason is the wastefulness of our lifestyle and our affluence, which has kept pace with our ability to recycle.” Part of the point of the Education Center at Tajiguas was to show where the recyclables go, he noted. “Right now, the demand for recycled materials demonstrates how hot the economy is,” he cautioned. “We have to be conscious of that in the long run, too.” He had praise for the anaerobic digester, which if anything has been undersold. “If the compost it produces is used for any agricultural purpose, then the carbon farming, the carbon fixing, the water saving the compost does will reduce emissions even TEAM EFFORT: County resources’ Carlyle Johnston, who discussed the project more.” with thousands of residents, talks with design superintendent David Poorhouse (left) and Mike and Jim Diani, whose Diani Construction built the new facility. Reducing pollutants is huge, Williams said, but California, for instance, and number 2 plastics ultimately, “so much of what needs to be accomare currently reprocessed into detergent bottles. plished to save our environment is driven by the Number 2 and number 5 plastics sometimes go choices of individuals, what they choose to buy, to Malaysia, where they are made into rigid plas- what they choose to drive, what they choose to do.” Johnston couldn’t agree more. He noted that tics, and Vietnam takes most of Santa Barbara’s paper. Water is the big issue for paper, Johnston the “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” slogan has outlived said, and they were waiting for the mills in the its purpose, as the landfill and the planet near the northwest to open again. The markets change tipping point. constantly, he added, which is why people will “Recycling is cool, but cool as it is, it’s better find certain plastics absent from the recyclables not to buy stuff.” n
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ow! Aren’t kids amazing? They’ve pivoted from in-person to online learning and are now back to in-person, just like the way it was BP (before pandemic). But our learners still need patience, understanding, and time to adjust to the new old ways of the school day, which is why choosing the right activity for after the bell rings is so important. That’s where the Santa Barbara Independent’s annual After-School Activities Guide comes in. Whether they want to try something new or continue doing what they know, kids of all ages can once again participate in a wide range of after-school activities, from theater, cooking, and dance to self- and socialawareness groups, from learning a new language or enriching their STEM skills to developing confidence through such sports as gymnastics, soccer, surfing, tennis, and more. Our guide is the one-stop shop to assist in finding that perfect experience for your kids that will inspire their interests, fire up their excitement for learning, and most of all, allow them to have fun, meet new friends, and continue to be amazing. Happy back to school, everyone!
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Santa Barbara Strings is welcoming violin, viola, cello and double bass players from the Santa Barbara County area. Beginner, intermediate and advanced students aged 4-19 are enthusiastically invited to audition for one of our three orchestras and/or chamber ensembles. No experience? We can help you navigate the process and introduce your child to the rewarding world of classical string music. Orchestral rehearsals are in person on Sunday afternoons from September 2021-May 2022. Chamber ensemble rehearsal days may vary. Scholarships for eligible students are available for program participation and instruments.
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ARTS The Adderley School Musical Theatre Workshops A 14-week musical theater workshop. Ages 5-12. Sept.-Dec. $500/one-hour workshops; $700/two-hour workshops. The
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RAP (Recreation After-School Program) City of S.B. Parks & Recreation’s After-school childcare at Adams, Monroe, Roosevelt, and Washington Elementary Schools. Grades 1-6. Aug. 17-June 2, 2022.
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12th Annual Asian American Virtual Film Screening and Q&A: Sonzai
Join the S.B. Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) online to watch Sonzai: Japantown Santa Barbara, which tells the story of S.B.’s J-Town through interviews, archaeology, and research. A Q&A with directors Koji Ozawa and Barre Fong will follow. Register to receive a link. 6-7:30pm. Free. Call (805) 965-0093.
7/29-7/31: Indy Hops Month-Long Beer Crawl Visit participating breweries through July 31 and get your passport stamped for a chance to win gift cards at the Indy Hops Passport Drop Party on July 31 at The Brewhouse, 2-4pm. Visit the website for locations. Free. Ages 21+.
7/29: Free Summer Cinema Double Feature: Be Excellent & Party On!: Men in Black, Galaxy Quest Join UCSB Arts & Lectures as they present a double feature with 1997’s Men in Black (PG-13) and 1999’s Galaxy Quest (PG). Arrive early for food trucks, concessions, prize drawings, and a live performance by Joystix. Gates: 7pm; movies: 8:30 and 10:30pm. West Wind DriveIn, 907 S. Kellogg Ave., Goleta. Free. Call (805) 893-3535 or email info@artsand lectures.ucsb.edu.
7/29: Goleta Valley Library Live Online: Fiesta Flowers All ages are
7/29: Bear Cave Comedy The Unbearable will turn into a speakeasy to host a group of talented comics, host Sam Bear, headliner Noah Copfer along with TikTok star Ahmed Al-kadri, and more. Food and bar items will be available for purchase. Doors: 6:30pm; show: 7pm. Unbearable, 501 State St. $15-$35. Ages 21+.
7/29: Chaucer’s Virtual Chat with A. Natasha Joukovsky Join this virtual chat with author A. Natasha Joukovsky, who will discuss her debut novel, Portrait of a Mirror, a wickedly fun reinvention of the myth of Narcissus that looks at the exploration of narcissism, desire, self-delusion, and the great mythology of love through two couples. 6pm. Free. Call (805) 682-6787 or email email@example.com.
chaucersbooks.com 7/29: Book Talk and Presentation: Vicky Durand and Heather Hudson
invited to create fiesta-themed flowers with
items you have at home or pick up a kit at the library. 3pm. Goleta Valley Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Call (805) 964-7878. tinyurl.com/FiestaFlowers
An Evening with Zach Gill and Special Friends Multiinstrumentalist, singer/ songwriter, and member of ALO Zach Gill will be joined onstage by Steve Adams, Adam Topol, Spencer the Gardener, Joe Woodard, and Téka, the Brazilian new bossa vocalist/guitarist. 6-10pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. Free (first-come, first-served). Free. Call (805) 963-0761.
Register online for this in-person book talk that will be followed by a Q&A with surfer and author of Wave Women: The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer Vicky Durand and producer of 93 Letters from Marge Heather Hudson. Purchase the book and get it signed! 4-5pm. S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy. Free-$8. Call (805) 962-8404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
tinyurl.com/WaveWomen 7/29: Cocktails & Conversations To kick off the Girls Inc. of Carpinteria’s 50th anniversary, the community is invited to join for cocktails and conversations to celebrate the nonprofit’s programs, take a tour of its campus, and mingle with Girls Inc. alumnae, boardmembers, and staff. 6-7pm. Girls Inc. Carpinteria, 5315 Foothill Rd., Carpinteria. Free. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
7/29: Zoom Live Downtown Business Spotlight: Fiesta Celebration
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Exhibit Opening: Lyrical Impressions Longtime art “Poppies” by Carol Talley
SUNDAY 8/1 8/1: Orphan Jon’s Bakersfield Blues Tour Orphan Jon & The Abandoned, a k a OJATA, will make a stop in S.B. to bring a new vibe, twist, and feel to their roots and blues sound. 5-8pm. Seven Bar & Kitchen, 224 Helena Ave. Free.
cohorts Terri Taber and Carol Talley will be showing their paintings together through August 30. Their work consists of different approaches to the landscape, from impressionistic realism to the abstract emphasizing color. Sun.-Mon.: 10am-5pm. Gallery Los Olivos, 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. Free. Call (805) 688-7517.
MONDAY 8/2 8/2: In-Studio or Virtual Belly Dance Class Let teacher Paulina Carey teach you the fundamentals of belly dance in a fun and supportive environment. Learn basic techniques and Middle Eastern rhythms along with combinations. No previous dance or aerobics experience necessary. 6:30-7:30pm. Hamsa Studio, 109 E. El Roblar Dr., Ojai. $20. Call (805) 212-9678 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. hwamsaojai.com
8/3: Flow: Outdoors with Sierra Noland All levels are invited to a creative and energizing breath-tomovement practice that builds heat, endurance, flexibility, strength, mental focus, and self-awareness. Registration is required. 6-7pm. Casa de la Guerra, 15 E. De la Guerra St. $24/in-person; $17/ virtual.
WEDNESDA Y 8/4
Join S.B. Independent Executive Arts Editor Charles Donelan in conversation with Stephanie Petlow (2021 La Presidenta), Dacia Harwood (S.B. Historical Museum), and Maria “Chacha” Bermudez (Maria Bermudez Flamenco Performing Arts Studio). 3pm. Free. tinyurl.com/DBS-Fiesta
SATURDAY 7/31 7/31: Woodies at the Beach 2021 The S.B. Woodies chapter invites you to come enjoy the ocean breezes while admiring classic Woodie wagons. 8am-3pm. West Campus, S.B. City College, 721 Cliff Dr. Free.
7/31: July Bike DeLights: ANIMAL! Join the ride on the last Saturdays of the month. The theme for this ride is “animal,” so spruce yourself and your bike up as your favorite animals. 7-11pm. Moreton Bay Fig Tree, Chapala and Montecito sts. Free.
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“Lazy River” by Terri Taber
Old Spanish Days Fiesta S.B.’s rich heritage comes alive
during the first week in August with the music, dance, and pageantry of Old Spanish Days Fiesta. This year will be a little different, but you can expect the return of Fiesta Pequeña tonight at 6:30pm (or watch the KEYT live telecast on channel 1013: 7pm), Noches de Ronda, El Mercado de la Guerra, Fiesta Stock Horse Show, and the Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado. Fiesta goes through August 8. Visit the website for the full schedule and locations. Free. sbfiesta.org
The Foodbank offers free, nutritious meals, activities, and enrichment opportunities to all children ages 1-18 in our county, Monday-Friday, June 7-August 13, unless otherwise stated. Visit the website for North County locations. Call (805) 967-5741. El Foodbank ofrece comidas nutritivas gratuitas, actividades, y oportunidades de enriquecimiento para todos los niños de 1 a 18 años en nuestro condado, del 7 de junio al 13 de agosto, de lunes a viernes si no se indique lo contrario.. Visite el sitio web por las ubicaciones de North County. Llame al (805) 967-5741.
tinyurl.com/PicnicInThePark2021 Canalino Elementary School (June 15-Aug. 14) 1480 Linden Ave., Carpinteria
S.B. Central Library 40 E. Anapamu St.
Carpinteria Middle School (June 15-Aug. 14) 5351 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria
Solvang Elementary 565 Atterdag Rd., Solvang
S.B. UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT FREE MEALS
SHOWS ON TAP 7/29: M.Special Brewing Co. (S.B.) Mary Clifford. 6-8pm. 634 State St. Free. Call (805) 968-6500. mspecialbrewco.com 7/30: EOS Lounge Fri.: Anna Moss & The Nightshades (of Handmade Moments), Cheyenne Skye & The Tasty Cakes. 5pm. $10. Sat.: Desert Hearts Block Party: Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, Marbs, Porky. 2pm. $30. Wed.: Comedy Night: Chip Nicholson, JR De Guzman, Irene Tu. Doors: 7pm; show: 8pm. $5-$10. Ages 21+. 500 Anacapa St. Call (805) 564-2410. eoslounge.com COURTESY
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Free breakfast, lunch, and supper for all youth 18 years and younger. All locations are open June 7-August 17, Monday-Friday, unless otherwise stated. For more locations, call 963-4338 x6385, or text “summerfood” to 877 877. Desayuno, almuerzo, y cena gratis para todos los jóvenes de 18 años o menos. Todas las ubicaciones están abiertas 7 de junio al 17 de agosto, lunes-viernes si no se indique locontrario. Para obtener más ubicaciones, llame al 963-4338 x6385, o envie un mensaje de texto que dice “summerfood” al 877 877. sbunified.org/support/foodservices
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH (11am-noon)
La Cumbre Junior High, 2255 Modoc Rd.
Adams Elementary, 2701 Las Positas Rd.
San Marcos High School, 4750 Hollister Ave.
Franklin Elementary Cafeter ia, 1111 E. Mason St. Harding University Partnership School, 1625 Robbins St.
La Colina Junior High, 4025 Foothill Rd.
SUPPER SERVICE Eastside Locations 1104 Cacique St., 4-4:20pm 1124 E. Mason St., 4:30-4:50pm
7/30-8/1: Maverick Saloon Fri.: Brian Kinsella, 5-8pm; The Molly Ringwald Project, 9pm-midnight. Sat.: Teddy Spanke, 1-4pm; Dewey Roberts, 5-8pm; Michael Monroe Goodman, 8:30-11:30pm. Sun.: Teddy Spanke, noon-4pm. 3687 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Free$5. Ages 21+. Call (805) 686-4785.
Westside Locations 1507 San Pascual St., 5:05-5:25pm
Goleta Valley Junior High, 6100 Stow Canyon Rd., Goleta,
S.B. High School, 700 E. Anapamu St.
The Molly Ringwald Project
320 W. Gutierrez St., 5:35-5:55pm
GOLETA UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
FREE SUMMER ORGANIC BOXES/CAJAS DE ALIMENTOS ÓRGANICOS GUSD food services has partnered with Farm Cart Organics to provide free local and organic grocery boxes containing 100 percent organic items such as produce, eggs, and bread (items vary weekly). There will also be free “ready to heat up” meals by UCSB Dining and free GoGo squeeZ pouches for anyone 18 and under. One grocery box per family. Wednesdays, June 23-July 29, 11:30am-1pm. District Office, 401 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. While supplies last.
El Departamento de Sevicios Alimenticios de GUSD está colaborando con Farm Cart Organics para proveer cajas de alimentos frescos, locales y órganicos GRATIS, por ejemplo verdura fresca, huevos y pan (Los artículos pueden variar cada semana). También habrá “Alimentos listos para calendar” de UCSB Dining y jugos GoGo squeeZ pouches GRATIS para cualquiera que sea menor de 18 años. Una caja de alimentos por familia. Los Miércoles de Junio 23 a Julio 29, 11:30am-1pm. Oficinas del Distrito, 401 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Hastga agotar existencias.
CAREGIVER HELP HAS ARRIVED!!
Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan
Come by Yona Redz for a FREE Caregiver book!! (no purchase for free book) Thur., July 29, 5-7pm if you spend $10 you get a FREE taco too!
The Easier Caregiving Solved book 7/31-8/1: Cold Spring Tavern Sat.: Oddly Straight, 1:30-4:30pm. Sun.: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan; 1:30-4:30pm. 5995 Stagecoach Rd. Free. Call (805) 967-0066.
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A BUG’S LIFE: A species of spotless ladybugs native to California keeps aphids at the Carpinteria farm in check.
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Autumn Brands Uses Indigenous Insects to Control Cannabis Pests
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efore you get to see the buds, you have to look at the bugs — the ladybugs, that is. That’s how the farm tour at Autumn Brands in Carpinteria begins, with the admonition to pay attention not so much to the tall cannabis plants that fill these large greenhouses, but rather to the tiny insects and larvae that colonize them. For Hans Brand and his adult children, Hanna and Johnny, the dream of building a successful company out of their greenhouses in Carpinteria depends on maintaining strict standards, many of which relate to government regulations while others are strictly their own, such as their insistence on raising their crops without the use of insecticide sprays. Hans likes to credit Johnny, who has a degree in agricultural science from Cal Poly, with the solution they’ve found. “You can use organic pesticides,” he told me, “but obviously, whatever you spray on the plants, it stays there. You can’t wash your weed.”
The decision to choose insects over insecticides dates back to the beginning of the Autumn Brands project, three and a half years ago. Over that time, the Brand family has tested different strains and worked with different combinations and ratios of insects to combat the aphids that can destroy the plants. Unlike with a spraying regime, the goal is not the total elimination of pests, but rather the establishment of a natural balance, one that allows even the aphids a way to survive, just not at a level that would limit production too drastically.
“We spend about a third less on pest control than we used to,” says Hans, whose experience in horticulture goes back to the days when these greenhouses were used to grow roses and other cut flowers. He acknowledges that this new method means more work and a slightly less productive farm, but he’s willing to accept that bargain. “Believe me,” he said, “we’ve lost some crops.” Such is the ethos of those who have arrived in the cannabis industry from a background in familyowned-and-operated horticulture. The Brands are a product of a long tradition in Carpinteria of farmers, mostly Dutch, who early on recognized that this microclimate would be ideal for their greenhouses. Over the past several decades, they have witnessed the decimation of the market for flowers by globalization, and now the advent of legal cannabis as a financially attractive alternative to a business that would not have allowed them to keep their properties. Surveying the complex of modern trays and rollers imported from Holland that allow the staff at Autumn Brands to grow and move their crops without once touching their pristine flowers, it’s easy to see the appeal of this new venture, which allows men like Hans Brand to pay their workers, offer them benefits, and provide a lucrative legacy to their families. This sense of honoring the place through caring for its native sons and daughters even extends to the ladybugs. “They are the native California ladybugs and they do not have little spots on them,” Hans explained. “They come to lay their larvae and do their thing.” Entomologists from UCSB have studied Autumn Brands and they concur; these ladies are locals. For Johnny Brand, the decision to return to Carpinteria and work in the family business was something that required patience and even a degree of secrecy. As an agriculture student, he didn’t neces-
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ALL IN THE FAMILY: From left to right, Hanna, Hans, and Johnny
sarily tell his classmates or his teachers what the family had planned. Now, both Johnny and sister Hanna, who also graduated from Cal Poly, can embrace the partnership that their father has formed with co-owner Autumn Shelton, and even bring interns to the property from the same college program that they attended. For the Brand family, the elaborate system of Metrcs imposed by the state of California on cannabis, however arduous and painstaking it may be, represents liberation rather than constraint, as it removes their business from the threat of delegitimation. Their insistence on the no-spray policy reflects adherence to an ideal of providing a product that’s pure and that presents as little potential for liability as possible. While they joke about the fact that they need to have a specific license and manifest simply to move their crop from one greenhouse to another, the overall feeling is that compliance is their friend. The transition to cannabis meant Brand was able to rehire some of the same people who worked for him when he grew cut flowers, and he’s clearly proud to have had the opportunity to rectify what were painful decisions in the past. “For them, it’s a really good change,” he told me “In the end of the flower industry, we had to take away some of these retirement plans and lower the cost of insurance, but now we can replace all that again. If you look back five or six years ago, the wages today are at least double.” Several of the crew have recently celebrated 30-year anniversaries with the company. Recalling the early days of his involvement with legal cannabis, back when the market in California was strictly medicinal, Brand describes stepping back from a venture that involved three other partners. “I didn’t like where it was going,” he told me. “Not that they were not good, I just didn’t see a future for my kids.” He credits Autumn Shelton, his partner and CFO, with providing him with the trust and stability he needed to create something that he could hand down to the next generation.
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SAVING JOBS: Hans Brand had to part ways with some of his workers when the cut-flower industry went south. He’s since hired many of them back.
Not that it’s going to be easy. Looking at his son and daughter, joined now by their mother as we prepare to depart, Brand says this to them with a smile, “I didn’t say I’m going to give it to you guys. You can go to work for it as your company, but do understand that I’m going to work a lot less because I worked a lot in my life already.” From the expressions all around, it’s evident that the time has come for Hans Brand to begin to relax. The next generation, along with the ladybugs, has got his back. n
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CREATIVE CAKES: Alessia Guehr (below) is crafting stunning pastries as well as lunch savories such as croque monsieur and duck confit at her new café and patisserie near the iconic corner of East Canon Perdido and Santa Barbara streets.
lessia Patisserie + Café has such a musical ring to it
that it’s surprising the name wasn’t the first thing that popped into Alessia Guehr’s mind before opening her jewel box of a spot on East Canon Perdido. But given that her parents, Brigitte Guehr and Norbert Schulz, are Santa Barbara food scene veterans — arguably, the creators of it — who both owned restaurants named after themselves, Alessia eventually realized, “I should keep up the family tradition.” And that she does, not just in name. Guehr’s team had to demo pretty much everything in what was briefly Miso Hungry to create this inviting urban space of hardwood floors, copper banquettes, and a pastry display that demands damning the calories, as full devouring is
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ahead. “People eat first with their eyes,” Guehr explained, “so everything has to be beautiful.” That beauty is more than flaky-dough deep, for Guehr’s goal is “to create old-school French pastries that people connect with. But we develop each singular flavor,” she said. “We’re always looking for a new way to do an old-school thing.” Key to that “we” is assistant pastry chef Jordan Pilarski, who previously worked at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara. The two met via Instagram. “The kitchen itself drew me in, and then Alessia drew me in,” said Pilarski. “We see things the exact same way. We’re both neoclassicists.” That extends to the café portion of the restaurant, which currently serves breakfast and lunch, with plans for dinner and more eventually. Think classic French fare, from croque monsieur to salmon Niçoise, with a duck confit
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sandwich in between, framed by cinnamon walnut bread that gives the sandwich a hint of sweet and even more depth. Advice came from consulting chef Leonard Gensolin, formerly of the Four Seasons Biltmore. “It started as a fun idea,” she recalled. “One day I’ll have this bakery-dessert shop. As we started looking for spaces, the idea kept growing. And now we have this beautiful, huge restaurant.” Opening a full-fledged café seemed her fate: Guehr’s baby pictures have her covered in flour, and her earliest memories are going on catering gigs with her parents. An outdoorsy child, she insists that her only time watching television was the Food Network, “writing down all the recipes as fast as I could.” The Dos Pueblos High grad boasts a résumé any baker would be score for, featuring eight-plus years at the Four Seasons The Biltmore, where she eventually became assistant pastry chef, a stint at Thomas Keller’s bouchon, and then a post as assistant pastry chef at Le Marais Bakery in San Francisco. Santa Barbara drew her back when her father had a health scare, so she opted to help him at The Nook. They worked side-by-side for five years until Schulz sold the Funk Zone hot spot this July. “It brought us a lot closer,” she said. “And it gave me time to build my managerial skills. I really learned the things I do and don’t want in a business.”
One thing she’s definitely learned is how much she appreciates being her own boss. “Hotel life is great as you get a big budget and can play with a lot of things,” she explained. “But at a hotel, you’re a number. I wanted my own place where people could push me to be a better chef.” Beyond the food, she also wants the work culture of her café to be wonderful, another family tradition. “When I grew up, staff were our family,” she remembered. “They were people I would want to be around outside of work.” And if her employees are happy, it’s more likely her customers will be too. “I wanted a place that was upscale, but one where people from everywhere in Santa Barbara felt comfortable coming in,” she said. “We want our staff to seriously want to greet you — that gets rid of any of the bougie feel.” Guehr is thrilled to be in the mini-foodie mecca of the Presidio Neighborhood, pointing to the view of the chapel from her large window, “It’s historic and it’s irresistible,” she said. And yes, that person next to you at the window might just be her retired father, Norbert. Said Guehr, “His only job here is to have a great croissant sandwich and enjoy the view.”
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Coming to State Street town of San José del Cabo is home to the first Drift Boutique Hotel. But the second location is coming to Santa Barbara in the spring of 2022 at 524 State Street, the former Scientology building that’s being extensively remodeled. A third location will open in Nashville, Tennessee, next summer. Drift Santa Barbara will offer a limited food menu alongside locally inspired drinks, with baristas on-hand daily to make coffee.
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A nice selection of homemade cakes & desserts, Scandiavian kringle, Strudels, the famous Butterings, & specialty coffees. Breakfast, lunch & dinner. High Tea service for 2 or more. Date night boxes. Dine-In or Take out. Happy hour 3-6 everyday.Events & Special Occasions. Restaurant connection for delivery service. CALL (805) 962-5085 TO ORDER • 1106 STATE ST. STATE & FIG ANDERSENSSANTABARBARA.COM HOTEL ON HEART OF STATE: The Drift Hotel is expected to open in the spring of 2022.
BOWLERO TAKES OVER ZODO’S: Bowlero Corp. has
RISE IN RESTAURANT BURGLARIES: Sheriff ’s detec-
tives are investigating four recent restaurant burglaries that involved suspects smashing through glass doors or windows and stealing items in the middle of the night. Old Town Coffee in the 5800 block of Hollister Avenue in Goleta was hit on July 23, and then on July 25, South Coast Deli and Choi’s Market on the 100 block of South Patterson were burglarized before 3 a.m. Less than an hour later, at around 3:45 a.m., Pierre Lafond in the 500 block of San Ysidro Road in Montecito was targeted through very similar means. While analyzing security footage and other evidence, detectives are treating the incidents as separate incidents until they can be linked to the same suspects. Anyone with information about these burglaries can call the Criminal Investigations Bureau at (805) 681-4150, the anonymous tip line at (805) 681-4171, or submit information online via sbsheriff.org/home/anonymous-tip. COURTHOUSE TAVERN’S FIESTA DEBUT: Originally
scheduled to open on June 15, The Courthouse Tavern at 129 East Anapamu Street (formerly The Little Door, Piano Riviera Lounge, The French Table, and Elements Restaurant & Bar) is now set to launch on August 4. “We will be opening for Fiesta next week and then opening gradually the following week for lunch, then breakfast, then dinner,” says owner Warren Butler, who is serving American cuisine with an all-day happy hour of drink specials and small plates in a “friendly neighborhood bar” style. The eatery will also be available for private parties and catering. FATTE’S PIZZA OPENS: Readers Steve H. and Bren-
dan let me know that Fatte’s Pizza has opened at 2840 De la Vina Street in the former home of Lilsey’s Wood-Fired Pizza, Nicky D’s Wood-
Fired Pizza, and Pizza Hut. The sign is not yet up on the building and employees have not yet been hired, so owner Obniel Ariza is running the operation solo. Ariza also operates a Fatte’s Pizza in Santa Maria. “Purchase any size pizza and get a second one of equal value free,” says Ariza about his favorite aspect of the business. He tells me that there are 21 different ingredients that you can choose to add to a build-your-own pizza. Prices for the combo pizzas range from $22.99 to $41.99. The Family Deal, with two large twotopping pizzas, one two-liter soda, garlic bread, and one order of buffalo wings or medium antipasto salad is $40.47, while the Party Pack includes four large pizzas with two toppings and two two-liter sodas for $55.98. Call (805) 563-0082 or visit fattessanta barbara.com.
FOOD & DRINK
acquired Zodo’s and Z’s Tap House at 5925 Calle Real in Goleta, expanding the Bowlero presence to 41 locations in California. Bowlero is a global media company and the largest owner and operator of bowling centers in the world, with more than 12,000 lanes.
Enjoy delicious French comfort food and savory Ethiopian cuisine. We are now providing dine-in service at 50% capacity and for take-away. Please call to make a reservation. We appreciate your support LUNCH: French lunch: Tuesday - Friday, 11:30 am - 2 pm Ethiopian Cuisine: Sat & Sunday 11:30 am - 2 pm DINNER: French Cuisine: Tuesday - Sat, 5 pm - 8 pm | Sunday Prix-Fixe 5 - 7:30 pm 1114 STATE STREET #14 (IN LA ARCADA PLAZA) (805) 966-0222 • PETITVALENTIEN.COM
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MIMOSAS AT D’ANGELO’S? Reader Annie noticed an
ABC posting in the window at D’Angelo Bakery at 25 West Gutierrez Street. I am told that years ago an application for alcoholic beverages was in the works but was never issued. Will the second time be the charm? COFFEE FOR CALLE REAL? Construction has started
at whatever is coming to 5915 Calle Real, Ste. A, in the former home of Pizza Hut. Last May, numerous readers let me know that artwork had appeared on the window at the address, suggesting that the next tenant will be a coffee shop.
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CHINA KING FULLY OPEN: China King restaurant
at 5915 Calle Real, Ste. B, in Goleta is now open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.. Historically, the popular Goodland eatery was closed on Mondays. China King is run by Mr. and Mrs. Hong, who are the previous owners of Mandarin Palace in the Five Points Shopping Center. CHEESE SHOP REMODELING DONE: Cheese Shop
Santa Barbara at 827 Santa Barbara Street has reopened after being closed for remodeling. Throughout the refresh, the Cheese Shop continued to accept online orders at cheeseshopsb .com for local delivery only.
John Dickson’s reporting can be found every day online at SantaBarbara.com. Send tips to info@SantaBarbara.com. INDEPENDENT.COM
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Join us in reading July’s book of the month and for our in-person discussion! J U LY ’S T H E M E : T H R I L L E R S
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he Cinema Society of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival made an emotional return to its home in the Riviera Theatre on Saturday, July 17, by screening Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain. The film’s director, Morgan Neville, grew up in Santa Barbara, and he was present for an enlightening Q&A with SBIFF’s Roger Durling immediately following the film. In addition to generally positive reviews, Roadrunner has attracted additional attention, primarily on social media, from those who question the decision to use artificial intelligence to re-create Bourdain’s voice in one 45-second sequence in which it is made to seem as though he is reading aloud the text of an email that he wrote to his friend David Choe. Bourdain has a fanatical following, so it’s no surprise that there’s been pushback on something as unprecedented as “deep fake” tech showing up in a documentary film about someone for whom there is no lack of authentic audio. Rather than summarize the positions others have taken, I’d like to politely decline the discussion altogether. Here instead are some reasons to see the film that aren’t “I love Tony” (those people have already made up their minds) and some things to talk about that aren’t those pesky 45 seconds of AI. The film begins in the middle of Anthony Bourdain’s life, right as Kitchen Confidential hits the New York Times Best Sellers list. To Neville’s great good fortune, a friend of Bourdain’s, one Dmitri by name, felt that what was happening to him in 1999 was worth filming. Dmitiri dreamt of editing the footage into a documentary one day. Well, dreams do come true, although not often in the ways that we first imagine. Almost 20 years later, Neville acquired the footage — 60 hours of his subject in action
at a crucial moment in his life that would otherwise have been, for documentary purposes, invisible. The sequences built from this archival foundation are a revelation. Young Bourdain hasn’t become a television star yet. We see him with his first wife, Nancy Putkoski, and we follow him as he develops the initial relationships that will allow him to succeed. The thrill of overnight GOING DOWN THE ROAD: Anthony Bourdain gets a fascinating biosuccess spills in effervesdoc from filmmaker Morgan Neville. cent pools around the street. Bourdain the passionate scholar man, leaving him grateful and perplexed. In the next act, we meet Lydia Tenaglia of espionage, colonialism, and global hisand Chris Collins, the duo who produced tory comes to the fore. His curiosity about both of Bourdain’s immensely successful dangerous places serves as a fulcrum for television series, Anthony Bourdain: No Res- the Roadrunner story, which moves from ervations (2005, nine seasons) and Anthony exploring threats on the outside to threats Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013, 12 seasons). from within. A description Bourdain wrote The couple bet on Bourdain before he had while shooting in Africa, “The Congo is any television experience, and their “all-in” a place where everything is fine—until it collaboration ended up paying off, but only isn’t,” foreshadows what’s to come in his life. after they showed extraordinary tenacity in The ultimate answers to the many quesstaying with their star through a tumultuous tions raised by Bourdain’s suicide in 2018 period of growing up in public. The show’s must remain elusive. Another question, winning formula only clicks after Bourdain “What does Morgan Neville’s film contribinsists on writing all his own voice-over ute to the discussion?” can and should be scripts. This inversion of procedure leads answered in as many ways as the documento a period of continuous discovery, both tary has viewers, and without reservations. for Bourdain and for the crew. He finds his Regardless of where you come down on Asia voice as a writer in a new medium, and the Argento, AI, or any of the other decisions team finds a way to harness the images they Neville made, there’s one thing for certain: capture to his restless energy. Roadrunner contributes a lot, and we would With the show on its feet, the subject be poorer in our knowledge and appreciation deepens. The emphasis shifts from what’s of Anthony Bourdain without it. on the table to what’s happening on the —Charles Donelan
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WHAT JUST HAPPENED In the aftermath of the Former Guy’s reckless run at world domination, books detailing the craziness in the White House have super-bloomed. Amid these mostly bloated hardcovers, What Just Happened: 210 Haiku Against the Trump Presidency by Santa Barbara poet David Starkey grows like a delicate sprig of forget-me-nots. Each week of those four horrid years gets just 17 syllables, in which Starkey manages to capture the latest outrage with a courtier poet’s sprezzatura. Future historians will enjoy annotating such nuggets as: At an observance honoring Navajos, a Pocahantas joke. Things turn dark under the unheeded threat of “this China virus,” but the hardest moment is still to come. In week 208, Starkey writes: At the Capitol one last traitorous assault on democracy. Fortunately, there is no plan for a sequel. —CD
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THE NEWEYS The Neweys, a Santa Barbara–based brother/sister duo, are both in elementary school — 3rd grade for Tatum, 5th for Tyler — and are currently on summer break. When asked if they get along, they reply with an enthusiastic “Yeah!” Tyler does most of the talking, but they sometimes chime responses in unison. On the video call, their parents are hidden away in the corner, encouraging them to expand on a few of their one-word answers. In their music, the kids play a few instruments on their own with the help of their parents. “We started just about a year ago,” explained Tyler. “We weren’t really doing anything during the pandemic, so our mom and dad said we should make some music.” Right now, they are still in the process of making new music. They tell me about some songs that they really like, in addition to the new music
they are working on. The ones they particularly like are their newest song, “DON’T WANNA WEAR PANTS” — whose video is shot at the Garden Street Academy — and “Stars,” whose video was shot on Leadbetter Beach. They excitedly sing two of their other new songs, “Riverbank” and “Come On, Baby” for me a capella. In terms of their music’s genre and sound, Tyler says their songs are “a little bit pop-ish.” During the pandemic, they’ve been “working on new music, working on our yard, and going to museums.” They’re enjoying summer break, since they don’t have to go to school, but, more importantly, because they have time to make more new music. —Kat Sophia
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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY by Rob Breszny ARIES (Mar. 21-Apr. 19): What does it mean to feel real? Some
drawn to discover what’s out there without knowing yet if we have the courage to face it.” —Pema Chödrön
people have a hard time doing that. They have such false ideas about who they are that they rarely feel real. Others are so distracted by trivial longings that they never have the luxury of settling into the exquisite athome-ness of feeling real. For those fortunate enough to regularly experience this treasured blessing, feeling real isn’t a vague concept. It’s a vivid sensation of being conscious in one’s body. When we feel real, we respond spontaneously, enjoy playing, and exult in the privilege of being alive. After studying your astrological potentials, Aries, I suspect that you now have an enhanced capacity to feel real.
(Apr. 20-May 20): When she was a child, author Valerie
Andrews visited her secret sanctuary at sunset every day for seven years. She lay on the ground among birch trees and aromatic privet plants, feeling “the steady rhythmic heartbeat of the earth” as she basked in the fading light. I’d love for you to enjoy the revitalizing power of such a shrine. The decisions you have to make will become clear as you commune with what Andrews calls “a rootlike umbilicus to the dark core of the land.” Do you know of such a place? If not, I suggest you find or create one.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): I suspect that your immediate future
will be a patchwork of evocative fragments. You may be both annoyed and entertained by a series of flashing attractions, or an array of pretty baubles, or a hubbub of tasks that all seem at least mildly worth doing. Chances are good that they will ultimately knit together into a crazy-quilt unity; they will weave into a pattern that makes unexpected sense. In the spirit of the spicy variety, I offer three quotes that may not seem useful to you yet, but they will soon. (1) “Isn’t it possible that to desire a thing, to truly desire it, is a form of having it?” —Galway Kinnell (2) “It is not half so important to know as to feel.” —Rachel Carson (3) “Like all explorers, we are
(June 21-July 22): A Tumblr blogger named Cece writes,
“The fact that you can soak bread in sugar, eggs, cinnamon, and vanilla, then butter a pan and fry said bread to make a meal is really liberating.” I agree. And I share this with you in the hope of encouraging you to indulge in other commonplace actions that will make you feel spacious and uninhibited. You’re in a phase of your astrological cycle when you’ll thrive on doing day-to-day details that excite your lust for life. Enjoying the little things to the utmost will be an excellent strategy for success.
(July 23-Aug. 22): Leo poet Renée Ashley articulates a
perspective I recommend you adopt. She writes, “I’m drawn to what flutters nebulously at the edges, at the corner of my eye — just outside my certain sight. I want to share in what I am routinely denied, or only suspect exists. I long for a glimpse of what is beginning to occur.” With her thoughts as inspiration, I advise you to be hungry for what you don’t know and haven’t perceived. Expand your curiosity so that it becomes wildly insatiable in its quest to uncover budding questions and raw truths at the peripheries of your awareness.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): “There are many things in your heart
you can never tell to another person,” declared Virgo actor Greta Garbo (1905-1990). “It is not right that you should tell them,” she concluded. “You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them.” I presume Greta was being melodramatic. My attitude is the opposite of hers. If you find allies who listen well and who respect your vulnerability, you should relish telling them the secrets of your heart. To do so enriches you, deepens you, and adds soulful new meanings to your primary mysteries. The coming weeks will be a favorable time to seek this wise pleasure in abundance.
WEEK OF JULY 29
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Now is a fantastic time to seek out
effervescent socializing and convivial gatherings and festive celebrations. If you surround yourself with lively people, you’ll absorb the exact influences you need. May I suggest you host a fun event? If you do, you could send out invitations that include the following allures: “At my get-together, the featured flavors will be strawberry chocolate and impossibly delicious. There’ll be magic vibrations and mysterious mood-enhancers. Liberating conversations will be strongly encouraged. Unpredictable revelations will be honored. If possible, please unload your fears and anxieties in a random parking lot before arriving.”
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Scorpio author Andrew Sean Greer
writes, “As the Japanese will tell you, one can train a rose to grow through anything, to grow through a nautilus even, but it must be done with tenderness.” I think that’s a vivid metaphor for one of your chief tasks in the coming weeks, Scorpio: how to carefully nurture delicate, beautiful things as you coax them to ripen in ways that will bring out their sturdiness and resilience. I believe you now have an extra capacity for wielding love to help things bloom.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Suggested experiments to try soon:
(1) Remember a past moment when you were touched with the sudden realization that you and a person you’d recently met were destined to fall in love. (2) Remember a past moment when you kissed someone for the first time. (3) Remember a past moment when someone told you they loved you for the first time or when you told someone you loved them for the first time. (4) Allow the feelings from the first three experiments to permeate your life for five days. See through the eyes of the person you were during those previous breakthroughs. Treat the whole world as expansively and expectantly as you did during those times.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Capricorn poet Kenneth Rexroth
was shirtless as he strolled along a rural road. To his delightful amazement, a fritillary butterfly landed on his shoulder, fluttered away, landed again, fluttered away — performed this dance numerous times. Nothing like this had ever happened to him. Later he wrote, “I feel my flesh / Has suddenly become sweet / With a metamorphosis / Kept secret even from myself.” In the coming days, I’m expecting at least one comparable experience for you. Here’s your homework: What sweet metamorphoses may be underway within you — perhaps not yet having reached your conscious awareness?
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): “Each time we don’t say what we want
to say, we’re dying.” Aquarian artist and singer Yoko Ono said that. I will add a further nuance: Each time we’re not aware of the feeling or experience or situation we want, we’re dying. And these will be key themes now that you’ve entered the “I KNOW WHAT I WANT AND I KNOW HOW TO ASK FOR IT” phase of your cycle. The most healing and vivifying thing you can do during the next six weeks is to be precise about your desires.
PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): In 1829, Piscean author Victor Hugo
began work on his novel The Hunchback of NotreDame. He had other projects, though, and by September 1830, he had made scant progress on Hunchback. Growing impatient, his publisher demanded that he finish the manuscript by February 1831. In response, Hugo virtually barricaded himself in his room to compel himself to meet the deadline. He even locked his clothes in a closet to prevent himself from going out. For the next five months, he wore only a gray shawl as he toiled nonstop. His stratagem worked! I recommend you consider trying a somewhat less rigorous trick to enforce your self-discipline in the coming weeks. There’s no need to barricade yourself in your fortress. But I hope you will have fun taking stringent measures.
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EMPLOYMENT barriers. Notes: Satisfactory criminal history background check; UCSB is a Tobacco‑Free environment. $60,000 ‑ $75,000/yr., Salary commensurate with experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 15431
DESIGN, FACILITIES & SAFETY SERVICES Under the general supervision of the Bus Sys Anl Supv 2, independently responsible for the processing, payment, and reconciliation of all accounts payable, accounts receivable, FlexCard, and deposit transactions for DFSS departments (Facilities Management, Design & Construction Services, Environmental Health & Safety, Associate Vice President, and Business & Financial Planning). Reqs: Two years of work experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable or an equivalent of education and experience. Notes: Satisfactory criminal history background check. UCSB is a Tobacco‑Free environment. Schedule: M‑F 8am‑5pm, Training will be on‑site, hybrid schedules will be considered $24.61/hr. ‑ $29.58/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 8/5/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21116
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY The Financial Manager provides high‑level fiscal management, professional judgment, and leadership to the department. Oversees financial administration, purchasing, contract and grant administration, recharge administration, personnel, payroll management, accounting, and personnel systems development. Analyzes complex financial and personnel issues for principal investigators, departmental management and service units. Makes recommendations and ensures audibility of all transactions. Provides leadership and supervision to the finance unit (5 career FTE). Assumes a high degree of decision‑making and authority in fiscal and budgetary management. Provides short and long‑range planning on federal, state, and private funding matters as well as departmental planning and policy development. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combinations of education and experience. Administrative experience working in a higher education setting. Strong web‑based computer application program skills (Microsoft Suite, Google Web Applications, etc). Must be able to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and multi‑task in a high volume environment. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Strong analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills. Knowledge of Fund Accounting principles and practices. At least 1 year supervisory experience. Note: Satisfactory criminal history background check.
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$68,000‑$79,000/ yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration, apply by 8/3/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21167
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MATERIALS DEPARTMENT Responsible for full oversight of all financial and accounting operations for the Materials Department which includes five departmental centers. Collaborate with the MSO to develop and implement financial systems and procedures; monitors departmental budget of $10M and extramural and gift funding of $60M. Prepares cost projections and analyzes for both departmental and extramural fund accounts. Oversees bi‑weekly and monthly payroll. Provides direction and support to departmental Financial Assistant and Contracts and Grants Analyst in all accounting areas. Prepares and/or updates recharge packages annually and monitors recharge activity. Uses a thorough working knowledge of University Accounting Policies pertaining to all accounting areas for extramural funding as well as state funding. Has working knowledge of all policies pertaining to extramural funding Reqs: Bachelor’s degree in related area and /or equivalent experience / training. Strong background and knowledge of fund accounting in the public sector with an emphasis on extramural accounting. Ability to interpret federal policies pertaining to contracts and grants from multiple agencies, including DoD, DOE, NSF, as well as private industry contracts. Thorough knowledge of financial data management and reporting systems. Strong analytical skills. Strong critical thinking abilities and attention to detail. Sound judgment and decision making. Strong problem‑solving skills. Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner. Advanced interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner, assess complex challenges and recommend effective solutions. Ability to manage competing deadlines with multiple interruptions while paying close attention to detail. Knowledge of UC systems including but not limited to: UCPATH, Gateway, Data Warehouse, and Espresso. Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Working knowledge of FileMaker Pro or similar database system. Note: Satisfactory criminal history background check. $61,200 ‑ $78,000/yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 8/4/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21096
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BREN SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT The Bren School of Environ Science & Mgmt. at UCSB seeks an IT Operations Manager (Systems Administrator 3) to administer computing infrastructure and services for students, staff, and
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ARTS AND LECTURES OFFICE Responsibilities include general marketing, graphic design, logistical planning, preparatory work and staffing private and public events. This position supports the marketing team’s implementation of innovative multi‑channel marketing strategies for its individual performances, films, lectures and special events. Provides direct analytical and administrative support to A&L’s Marketing Team. Discretion and superior judgment required; this position serves as a direct conduit to public messaging and external communications. Platforms include print and electronic media, email communications, social media, direct mail and direct communication with patrons, donors, and University VIPs. Provides general support for Marketing in the areas of graphics; e‑marketing/e‑newsletter content creation; website and mobile application updates; list management for e‑marketing and direct mail marketing and solicitations; social media content creation; reporting on sales, analysis and comparisons; distribution of flyers and brochure/ calendar deliveries; online calendar management; advertising insertions and promotional copy; distribution of marketing assets to associated partners; research and promotions with campus departments; compiling campus communications. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree in related area and/ or equivalent experience and training. Experience with video editing, image editing and graphic design, copywriting, copyediting, archiving, email marketing, social media marketing and CRM databases. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, Premiere Pro ‑Basic knowledge of marketing principles, concepts, techniques and applications relevant to the promotion of public events and arts presenting. Basic analytical and research skills and aptitude to increase or expand in this area. Excellent professional writing and communication skills. Ability to work under multiple deadlines and handle competing priorities adeptly. Highly developed organizational and information management skills. M‑F, approximately 8am‑5pm, occasional evening and weekend hours for events. Note: Satisfactory criminal history background check. $24.62‑ 26.92/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration, apply
by 8/4/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21226
MICROSCOPY AND MICROANALYSIS FACILITY SUPERVISOR ‑ TEM
MATERIALS RESEARCH LABORATORY Responsible for the training, maintenance, operation and research in electron microscopy, focused ion beam, atomic force microscopes and other advanced techniques. Along with another Research and Development Engineer 4, is responsible for the supervision of the microscopy and microanalysis facility which serves more than 300 users annually and over 40 faculty research groups. Reqs: Advanced degree in related area and or equivalent experience / training. Strong background in research microscopy related to higher education. High level of expertise in two of the following and basic familiarity of the others: Atomic Force Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy. Ability to supervise a busy facility, maintain high‑end research equipment and provide feedback and training to users on microscopy and microanalysis. Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner. Advanced interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner, assess complex challenges and recommend effective solutions. Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and influence others. Ph.D. preferred. Note: Satisfactory criminal history background check. Salary commensurate with education and experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration, apply by 8/3/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21095
MICROSCOPY AND MICROANALYSIS FACILITY SUPERVISOR
MATERIALS RESEARCH LABORATORY Responsible for the training, maintenance, operation and research in electron microscopy, focused ion beam, atomic force microscopes and other advanced techniques. Along with another Research and Development Engineer 4, is responsible for the supervision of the microscopy and microanalysis facility which serves more than 300 users annually and over 40 faculty research groups. Reqs: advanced degree in related area and or equivalent experience/training. Strong background in research microscopy related to higher education. High level of expertise in two of the following and basic familiarity of the others: Atomic Force Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy. Ability to supervise a busy facility, maintain high‑end research equipment and provide feedback and training to users on microscopy and microanalysis. Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner. Advanced interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner, assess complex challenges and recommend effective solutions. Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and influence
others. Note: Satisfactory criminal history background check. Salary commensurate with education and experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration, apply by 8/4/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #21042
PATIENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE
STUDENT HEALTH Using a computerized scheduling system and a virtual phone line system, schedules medical appointments by telephone and in person. Organizes paper medical records documents into appropriate categories and scans them into the patient’s electronic medical record. Must comprehend and comply with all state/federal privacy and confidentiality laws which include appropriate “need to know” access of patient medical records. Must strictly adhere to written guidelines regarding chart access. Reqs: High School Diploma or equivalent. Work experience in a customer service environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills, effective interpersonal skills and the ability to exercise independent judgment. Must be organized, accurate and dependable. Demonstrated attention to detail with frequent interruptions. Must successfully complete and pass a background check before employment and date of hire. Notes: Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse & Dependent Adult Abuse. Satisfactory criminal history background check. To comply with Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Office Order, this position must provide evidence of annual influenza vaccination, or wear a surgical mask while working in patient care areas during the influenza season. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. This is a 12‑month at 100% position. $21.28/hr. ‑ $22.25/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration, apply by 8/8/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21400
STUDENT HEALTH Seeking a licensed Phlebotomist to perform phlebotomy and laboratory procedure set‑ups for a university health care laboratory facility. Responsible for preparing report forms and patients samples for transport to a referral laboratory. Maintains working levels of laboratory supplies, stocks supplies, performs daily and periodic maintenance, performs record keeping duties of the reception desk and maintains the cleanliness of the entire laboratory area. Performs preventative maintenance and general lab clean‑up of counters, washes glassware and restocks solutions. Must be familiar with the operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment (e.g., such as centrifuges). Has the necessary data entry skills to enter patient information into the computer system, ordering supplies and using a copy and FAX machine. Must be familiar with the various types of equipment specific to phlebotomy and specimen processing and the
disposal and handling of medical waste. Must be capable of exercising independent judgement while dealing with patients and staff, doing fast, accurate work while drawing blood, greeting and instructing patients, processing samples and running the reception area. Must have a pleasant manner when dealing with patients and other health service staff, be well groomed and neat and be able to work in the laboratory area and avoid injury to self and others. Reqs: Has the necessary data entry skills to enter patient information into the computer system, ordering supplies and using a copy and FAX machine. Familiar with the various types of equipment specific to phlebotomy and specimen processing and the disposal and handling of medical waste. Must be capable of exercising independent judgement while dealing with patients and staff. Must be capable of fast, accurate work while drawing blood, greeting and instructing patients, processing samples and running the reception area. Notes: Credentials verification for clinical practitioners. Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse & Dependent Adult Abuse. Satisfactory background check. Must have a current CPT license issued by the CA Department of Health (CDPH) at all times during employment. This is an 11‑month position with 4 weeks of furlough taken during quarter breaks and summer months. $25.39‑$27.46/hour. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 8/9/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21463
PRIMARY CARE OFFICE MANAGER
STUDENT HEALTH Acts with a high level of independent judgment and works in coordination with Nursing Director/Medical Director on management goals and objectives to increase standardization and efficiencies in Student Health primary care and nursing care delivery. Project management will involve responding to requests or situations that are sensitive and confidential in nature and need to be addressed timely with utmost discretion and following UC and departmental policies and procedures. Stays abreast of all issues facing the Nursing Director/Medical Director. Draws upon a thorough understanding of UC and departmental policies and procedures as well as the Student Health mission to serve the students and the community. Provides agenda development, record and tracks action items for various committee needs of the Nursing Director. Reqs: Proficient in Microsoft and Google Suite. Articulate, high level of administrative and organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. The ability to work independently displaying sound judgment, discretion, and confidentiality. Thorough knowledge of administrative procedures, policies and processes including project management, presentation, word processing, spreadsheet and database applications. Notes: Mandated reporting requirements of Child and Dependent Adult Abuse. Satisfactory criminal history background check. To comply with Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Health Officer Order, this position must provide evidence of annual influenza vaccination, or wear a surgical mask while working in patient care areas during the influenza season. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. $24.61 ‑ $30.21/ hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 8/2/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21087
LETTERS AND SCIENCE ACADEMIC ADVISING Requires complex administrative coordination and database records management. Operates an electronic tracking system for approximately 25,000 digital files and daily coordination of information needed for appointments for two Associate Deans, twenty‑five academic advisors, and eight peer advisors. Also responsible for maintaining the database of student petitions including providing management reports to the Dean. Requires extraordinary attention to detail and accuracy since errors have a significant impact on the entire unit and on academic departments, staff and students. Responsible for strategic planning of the administrative and clerical needs of the records management unit. Requires extensive knowledge of College policies and procedures. Reqs: Strong Administrative and organizational skills. Strong computer skills including but not limited to: MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Google Suites Programs. Strong customer service skills and an ability to work with a diverse population. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, active listening, critical thinking, time management. Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team. Ability to handle sensitive situations with discretion, tact, and diplomacy. Ability to think creatively when finding solutions to problems. Must possess a high level of confidentiality and attention to detail. Note: Satisfactory criminal history background check. $24.61‑ $25.16/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 8/2/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21091
RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR 3
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY Responsible for the pre‑award thru post‑award administration as part of a Contracts & Grants Team, and management of research gift funds made to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Budget development, university and agency form preparation for all new, continuing, supplemental awards and renewed contracts, coordinating proposal submission and managing strict deadlines, post‑award management currently totaling 25 million annually. Setting up new awards in financial shadow system and analyzing award terms and conditions; coordination with Office of Research and Business Services to establish and administer subawards and business service contracts: prepare and process all paperwork related to incremental, continuation, and or option period funding; advise faculty, staff, and students of proper University and agency policies regarding extramural funding policies and procedures. Analyzes, interprets, and implements new and
EMPLOYMENT frequently changing campus, federal, and funding agency policies and procedures. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combinations of education and experience. Administrative experience working in a higher education setting. Strong web‑based computer application program skills (Microsoft Suite, Google Web Applications, etc). Must be able to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and multi‑task in a high volume environment. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Strong analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills. Knowledge of Fund Accounting principles and practices. Familiarity with government agencies, such as NSF, NIH, DOE. Note: Satisfactory criminal history background check. $55,600‑$68,000/yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration, apply by 8/5/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #21195
ACADEMIC SENATE Provides analytical and administrative support to the Charges Officer, Charges Advisory Committee, ad hoc Charges Committees, and Committee on Privilege and Tenure, all of which are tasked with addressing faculty conduct matters. Maintains a comprehensive understanding of all related policies and procedures and advises faculty and others with regard to their application; coordinates interviews, case intake, preliminary reviews, investigations, and hearings pertaining to faculty grievances and complaints of alleged violations of the Faculty Code of Conduct. Drafts and edits correspondence and maintains records of all case‑related activities; ensures strict confidentiality and compliance with all relevant policies; provides institutional memory; monitors existing policy for ongoing compliance with overarching University and campus policy and, when called for, drafts proposed revisions for broad review and approval. Reqs: Ability to interpret, communicate, and apply complex policy and procedures. Keen listening skills and ability to respond with a combination of diplomacy and sensitivity. Exceptional writing and analytical skills that can be applied to drafting/revising policy documents. Expert organizational skills. Notes: Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse. Satisfactory criminal history background check. $70,000‑73,000/ yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration, apply by 8/5/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 21326
and negotiating with the California Coastal Commission for approval for LRDP updates. Notes: Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑Notice Program. Satisfactory criminal history background check. $67,500‑$104,600/yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job # 20735
STUDENT HEALTH GYNECOLOGIST
STUDENT HEALTH Deliver primary and specialty gynecologic care to a college population including Colposcopy, biopsies, Nexplanon insertion/ removal, IUD insertion/removal, pelvic ultrasound, and medication abortion per state law. Upon hire, applicant would be expected to get privileges at local hospital to perform procedures for complications of medical abortion and other outpatient gynecologic needs of the student population. Min reqs: Current CA Medical, DEA License, and Board Certification at all times during employment in order to practice and function in this clinical role. Notes: Satisfactory criminal history background check. Must complete and pass credentialing application prior to start date. Must provide evidence of annual influenza vaccination, or wear a surgical mask while working in patient care areas during the influenza season. Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse and Adult Dependent Abuse. Any HIPAA/FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. Must have a flexible schedule; occasional evening and weekend work. Hours are M‑F/8am‑5pm. May rotate Thursdays 10am‑7pm. May be required to answer phone calls and respond to campus emergencies outside of regular hours. Student Health is closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Salary is commensurate with experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20197
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DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION OFFICE Designs, conducts, and oversees a campus wide diversity training program. Training is for administrators, graduate students, undergraduate students, staff and Faculty. Leads and mentors other staff members, other location units and/or project team participants in training & development. Demonstrates ongoing responsibility for specific training programs and initiatives. Determines how training and other workplace learning and performance strategies can best be leveraged to achieve successful organizational outcomes. Applies knowledge to partner with clients to identify opportunities by evaluating and recommending solutions. Uses expertise and in‑depth understanding of best practices to determine methods and procedures for new training assignments and initiatives. Reqs: Independently uses and applies wide‑ranging experience and proficiency in training and development concepts on projects that typically have campuswide impact. Uses training and development concepts to resolve the most complex issues with campus wide impact. Works on most complex issues of strategic engagements with great political sensitivity, where analysis of circumstances and information requires an in‑depth evaluation of factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Internal and external contacts often pertain to system plans and objectives. Notes: Satisfactory criminal history background check. This is a 57% position per year. $94,925 ‑ 145,000 Annualized. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration, apply by 8/5/21, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #21098
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LEGALS LEGAL NOTICESTO PLACE EMAIL NOTICE TO LEGALS@ INDEPENDENT.COM ADMINISTER OF ESTATE NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: BERTRUN TAYLOR KING, JR. NO: 21PR00305 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of BERTRUM TAYLOR KING, JR. A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: BERTRUN TAYLOR KING, III. in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): BERTRUM TAYLOR KING III be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The Independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 8/19/2021 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: 5 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Anacapa Division. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58 (b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Bertrun Taylor King III, 2200 Sycamore Canyon Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (805) 805‑455‑7324 Published July 15, 22, 29 2021. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: WILLIAM LEROY KISTLER, IV NO: 21PR00300 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of WILLIAM LEROY KISTLER, IV A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: ELIZABETH M. KISTLER and WILLIAM L. KISTLER, III in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): ELIZABETH M. KISTLER and WILLIAM L. KISTLER, III be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to
take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The Independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 8/19/2021 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: 5 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Anacapa Division. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58 (b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Ian M. Fisher, PRICE POSTAL & PARMA LLP 200 E. Carrillo St. Ste. 400 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 805‑962‑0011 Published July 15, 22, 29 2021. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: CHARLES LUCIANO ALVA NO: 21PR00302 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of CHARLES LUCIANO ALVA A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: SCOTT MCIVER in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): SCOTT MCIVER be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s to will and codicils, if any be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The Independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 8/19/2021 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: 5 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Anacapa Division. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first
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issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58 (b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Connor C. Cote P.O. Box 20146, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 966‑1204. Published Jul 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: AGNES GOODMANSON aka AGNES JANE GOODMANSON aka AGNES J. GOODMANSON CASE NO.: 21PR00317 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of AGNES GOODMANSON aka AGNES JANE GOODMANSON aka AGNES J. GOODMANSON A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by: STEVEN D. GOODMANSON in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that: STEVEN D. GOODMANSON be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION The petition requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The Independent Administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: 08/26/2021 AT 9:00 A.M. IN DEPT: 5 of the SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, ANACAPA DIVISION, 1100 Anacapa Street, P.O Box 21107 Santa Barbara, CA 93121‑1107. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58 (b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Jeffrey L. Boyle, Esq. Delwiche, Von Dollen & Boyle, Attorneys at Law 1114 State Street, Suite 256, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 962‑8131 Published July 29. Aug 5, 12 2021.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE MOOSE MARKETING at 424 Orilla Del Mar Santa Barbara, CA 93101; William M Adams 322 W Canon Perdido St 12 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: William Adams County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 28, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0001878. July 8, 15, 22, 29 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: KATIE’S FUND at 4501 Cathedral Oaks Road Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Alpha Resource Center of Santa Barbara (same address) This business is conducted by An Corporation Signed: Joshua Weitzman County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 1, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0001926. July 8, 15, 22, 29 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: VINTAGE POTTERY & GLASS at 520 Cooper Drive Lompoc, CA 93436; Julie A Mock (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Julie A Mock County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 29, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E35. FBN Number: 2021‑0001893. July 8, 15, 22, 29 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: MEADOWGATE MEDIA PRODUCTIONS at 125 W. Micheltorena Suite C Santa Barbara, CA 93101; James L Cutsinger (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: James L. Cutsinger County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 29, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E20. FBN Number: 2021‑0001902. July 8, 15, 22, 29 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: EMBODYMENT at 22 East Victoria Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Kenneth W Gilbert 3722 Fortunato Way Santa Barbara, CA 93105‑4420 This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Kenneth Wayne Gilbert County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 1, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0001925. July 8, 15, 22, 29 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: AJG DRAFTING & DESIGN at 2881 Quail Valley Rd Solvang, CA 93463; Andrew J Griggs (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Andrew Griggs County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 30, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E24. FBN Number: 2021‑0001916. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GOLD COAST SURF SCHOOL at 131 Olive Mill Ln. Santa Barbara, CA 93108‑2402; Adam R Lambert (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Adam R Lambert County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 16, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0001768. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GOODLAND CAPITAL at 230 Harvard Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Douglas H. Trumbull (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Douglas Trumbull County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 23, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0001841. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ULTRALIGHT ELECTRIC LLC at 2510 1/2 De La Vina St Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Ultralight Electric LLC (same address) This business is conducted by An Limited Liability Company Signed: Aaron Philabaum County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 6, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E24. FBN Number: 2021‑0001963. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: PICNICS IN PARADISE at 465 N. Turnpike Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Jessany H. Rodenas (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Jessany Rodenas County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 29, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E35. FBN Number: 2021‑0001892. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: LANNAN ACCESSIBILITY + REDESIGN CONSULTING at 5142 Hollister Ave, #523 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Lannan Occupational Therapy, A Professional Corporation (same address) This business is conducted by An Corporation Signed: Leslie Lannan County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 23, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0001845. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: ASAP at 5473 Overpass Road Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Animal Shelter Assistance Program (same address) This business is conducted by An Corporation Signed: Stacey Matson County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 18, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0001809. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER at 6 Harbor Way #101 Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Julia M. Crowson (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Julia M. Crowson County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 30, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0001924. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SHANNON LEA JEWELRY at 2169 B Refugio Rd Goleta, CA 93117; Shannon L Mullin (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Shannon L. Mullin County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 28, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0001884. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA GOLF CLUB at 3500 McCaw Avenue Santa Barbara, CA
93105; Santa Barbara Golf, LLC 5341 Old Redwood Hwy, Ste 202 Petaluma, CA 94954 This business is conducted by An Limited Liability Company Signed: Michael Sharp County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 9, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E24. FBN Number: 2021‑0002011. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: JONATA, THE PARING, THE HILT, THE HILT ESTATE at 2240 Santa Rosa Rd Lompoc, CA 93436; Cool Hand Vineyards 7557 Silverado Trail Oakville, CA 94562 This business is conducted by An Limited Liability Company Signed: Armand De Maigret County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 9, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E24. FBN Number: 2021‑0002008. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: CYPRESS PSYCHOLOGY at 5266 Hollister Ave, Suite 238 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Rebecca D Sandhu 870 Kirkwood Ave Nashville, TN 37204 This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Rebecca Sandhu County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 8, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0002000. July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: HITCH at 104 W. Anapamu Street Suite K Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Remaker Labs, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by An Corporation Signed: Sky Gilbar County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 1, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E24. FBN Number: 2021‑0001931. July 22, 29. Aug 5, 12 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: CENTRAL COAST COUNSELING CENTER at 3885 State Street, #219 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Maryam Davodi Far (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Maryam Davodi Far County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 13, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0002045. July 22, 29. Aug 5, 12 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: JOE’S H20 at 5142 Hollister Ave #127 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Joseph N Eckert (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Joseph N Eckert County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 9, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0002002. July 22, 29. Aug 5, 12 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: DOGGIE STYLES GROOMING BY BIANCA at 4067 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Bianca J. Wilson 4667 Rossini Lane #111 Ventura, CA 93003 This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Bianca Wilson County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 6, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0001949. July 22, 29. Aug 5, 12 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: STUDIO PIXI at 11 W. Figueroa St. Loft Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Sarah M Grano (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Sarah Grano County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 25, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was
filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0001874. July 22, 29. Aug 5, 12 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY, KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY SANTA BARBARA, KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY MONTECITO, KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY LOMPOC, KW SANTA BARBARA, KW MONTECITO, KW LOMPOC, KELLER WILLIAMS LUXURY, KELLER WILLIAMS LUXURY SANTA BARBARA, KELLER WILLIAMS LUXURY MONTECITO at 1511 Chapala Santa Barbara, CA 93101; SB Wealth, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by An Corporation Signed: Bryan Aguilera County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 28, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0001877. July 22, 29. Aug 5, 12 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SHELL ENERGY SOLUTIONS at 4445 Eastgate Mall, Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92121; Tejas Coral GP, LLC 1000 Main, 12th Floor Houston, TX 77002 This business is conducted by An Limited Partnership Signed: Lynn S. Borgmeier, Secretary County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 2, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in
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the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E953. FBN Number: 2021‑0001939. July 22, 29. Aug 5, 12 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SATELLITE WEDDINGS, SATELLITE BRAND FILMS at 253 Mesa Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Satellite Pictures (same address) This business is conducted by An Limited Liability Company Signed: Ryan Pettey County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 12, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0002030. July 22, 29. Aug 5, 12 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GOODLAND WAFFLES at 715 Cathedral Pointe Ln Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Goodland Waffles LLC (same address) This business is conducted by An Limited Liability Company Signed: Robert Georges County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 23, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0002159. July 29. Aug 5, 12, 19 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: CONCEPT NOW COSMETICS at 1482 East Valley Rd #504 Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Lemyn, LLC 511 Harbor Blvd Unit P La Hambra, CA 90631 This business is conducted by An Limited Liability Company Signed: Jochen Ittstein County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 22, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0002142. July 29. Aug 5, 12, 19 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person‑ (s) is/are doing business as: STRICTLY VACATIONS at 1117 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Steven E Shulem (same address) This business is conducted by An Individual Signed: Steven Shulem County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 16, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0002094. July 29. Aug 5, 12, 19 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SHALHOOB DELI, SHALHOOB CATERING, SHALHOOB RESTAURANT, JILL SHALHOOB CATERING at 632 Santa Barbara St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Jill’s Place Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by An Corporation Signed: Jill Shalhoob County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 19, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E28. FBN Number: 2021‑0002110. July 29. Aug 5, 12, 19 2021. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MARK8ING, INC. at 660 University Dr. Lompoc, CA 93436; Mark8ing, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by An Corporation Signed: Caysi Mendoza County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 19, 2021. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by. E30. FBN Number: 2021‑0002104. July 29. Aug 5, 12, 19 2021.
NAME CHANGE IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF ANTHONY THOMAS HORVATH TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 21CV02209 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A petition has been filed by the above named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara Superior court proposing a change of name(s) FROM and TO the following name(s): FROM: ANTHONY THOMAS HORVATH
TO: ANTHONY THOMAS BLUE 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 includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must aooear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed , the court may grant the petition withouta hearing. Notice of Hearing Aug 17, 2021 10:00 am, Dept 3, Courthouse, SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Anacapa Division A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated June 30, 2021. by Thomas P. Anderle. Superior. of the Superior Court. Published. July 8, 15, 22, 29 2021. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 21CV02319 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A petition has been filed by the above named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara Superior court proposing a change of name(s) FROM and TO the following name(s): FROM: SANTIAGO ELLIE RAMADAM TO: SANTIAGO MALIK RAMADAM 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 includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must aooear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed , the court may grant the petition withouta hearing. Notice of Hearing Aug 9, 2021 10:00 am, Dept 5, Courthouse, SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Anacapa Division A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated June 15, 2021. by Colleen K. Sterne. Superior. of the Superior Court. Published. July 8, 15, 22, 29 2021. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF JESSICA BRITTANY SHERMAN ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 21CV02420 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A petition has been filed by the above named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara Superior court proposing a change of name(s) FROM and TO the following name(s): FROM: JESSICA BRITTANY SHERMAN TO: JES BRYNJA SHERMAN 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 includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Aug 20, 2021 10:00am, Dept 3, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101” Anacapa Division A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated June 29, 2021 by Donna D. Geck, Judge of the Superior Court. Published:
July 15, 22, 29. Aug 5 2021. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF ROCHELLE ROBERTA ZANINI ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 21CV02605 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A petition has been filed by the above named Petitioner(s) in Santa Barbara Superior court proposing a change of name(s) FROM and TO the following name(s): FROM: ROCHELLE ROBERTA ZANINI TO: JENAVIEVE KEKONA SHILOH 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 includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Sep 17, 2021 10:00am, Dept 4, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101” Anacapa Division A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated July 22, 2021 by Donna D. Geck, Judge of the Superior Court. Published: July 29. Aug 5, 12, 19 2021.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA ANACAPA DIVISION In re Susan Pauley French Trust of 1984 created February 21,1984, by Susan Pauley French, Case No. 21PR00313 NOTICE TO CREDITORS [PROB C §§19040(b), 19052] Notice is hereby given to the creditors and contingent creditors of Susan Pauley French (Decedent) that all persons having claims against the Decedent are required to file them with the Superior Court, at 1100 Anacapa Street, P. O. Box 1107, Santa Barbara, California, 93121‑1107, and deliver a copy to Kevin P. Hillyer, as trustee of the Susan Pauley French Trust of 1984, dated February 21, 1984, (sometimes refferred to as February 27, 1984) of which Decendent was the settlor, c/o the Law Offices of James F. Cote, P.O. Box 20146, Santa Barbara, CA 93120‑0146, as provided to Section 1215 within the latter of four months after July 22, 2021 (the date of the first publication of notice to creditors) or, if notice is mailed or personally delivered to you, 60 days after the date this notice is mailed or personally delivered to you, or you must petition to file a late claim as provided in Probate Code §19103. For your protection, you are encouraged to file your claim by certified mail, with return receipt requested. DATED: July 13, 2021. Law Offices of James F. Cote Published July 22, 29. Aug 5 2021.
PUBLIC NOTICES ARE YOU a victim or witness to sexual harassment at Gold’s Gym? Law firm is investigating possible instances of sexual harassment at Gold’s Gym. Please call (805) 965‑6800 and tell the operator you are calling about sexual harassment at Gold’s Gym.
SUMMONS SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): RODNEY E. LUND, DOES 1 to 10, inclusive YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): PETER KURRELS NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at
this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www. courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. AVISO! Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 días, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su version. Lea la informacion a continuacion. Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales papa presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte. ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (wwwlawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www.sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotasy los costos esentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperacion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesión de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el graveman de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. CASE NO: (Numero del Caso) 21CV00780 The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y dirección de la corte es): SUPERIOR COURT OF STATE of CALIFORNIA COUNTY 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 The name, address, and telephone number of the plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: Robert Goodman (SB#89721), 1114 State Street #312, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, (805) 965‑9869, (El nombre, la dirección y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Law Offices of Robert Goodman, 1114 State Street #312, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 965‑9869;DATE 2/25/2021 Deputy Clerk; Sarah Sisto Published. July 29. Aug 5, 12, 19 2021.
NOTICE INVITING PROPOSALS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that proposals are invited by the City of Goleta, California for the completion of a Visitor Profile Analysis and Economic Development Strategic Plan in strict accordance with the requirements listed in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The City of Goleta is seeking a firm with significant experience in conducting a Visitor Profile Analysis and developing an Economic Development Strategic Plan (Strategy). The Strategy will provide an evidence-based road map, using the Visitor Profile Analysis to determine where to allocate resources and identify priorities over a five-year period in increasing tourism, growing overnight stays, business attraction, retention, and expansion and in continuing to assist the City of Goleta in its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Proposal forms and requirements are available on the City’s web site at https:// www.cityofgoleta.org/i-want-to/view/city-bid-opportunities. All proposals must be received by electronic mail by the City no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021. Proposals are to be addressed to Ryan Kintz, Assistant to the City Manager, at email@example.com. Any questions regarding this solicitation shall be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to August 25, 2021, and answers will be communicated to all known interested contractors prior to September 3, 2021. The City reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals received. Contact Information Ryan Kintz Assistant to the City Manager Phone: (805) 961-7534 E-mail: email@example.com DISCLAIMER: The City does not assume any liability of responsibility for errors/ omissions in any document transmitted electronically. Dated: July 29, 2021 /s/ Deborah S. Lopez______ Deborah S. Lopez, City Clerk NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Design Review Board Goleta City Hall – Council Chambers (Electronically and Telephonically) 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B Goleta, CA 93117 Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. ATTENTION: The Governor’s Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-08-01 suspend certain requirements of the Brown Act and authorizes local legislative bodies to hold public meetings via teleconferencing. The regular meeting of the Design Review Board for August 10, 2021 will be conducted telephonically and electronically. It will be broadcast live on the City’s website and on Cable Goleta Channel 19. The Council Chambers will not be open to the public during the meeting. Design Review Board Members will be participating telephonically and will not be physically present in the Council Chambers. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Design Review Board (DRB) of the City of Goleta will conduct an Electronic public hearing on the date set forth above to consider the following new project: Conceptual/Preliminary/Final Review Goodall Second Story Addition 6212 Avenida Gorrion (APN 077-262-008) Case No. 21-0002-LUP Single Family Residential Rear Addition/Rooftop Deck 425 Arundel Road (APN 069-321-004) Case No. 20-0024-DRB Jersey Mike’s Signage 145 No. Fairview Avenue (APN 077-170-042) Case No. 21-0025-ZC Centennial Beer Hall Signage 5871 Hollister Avenue (APN 071-112-004) Case No. 21-0013-ZC Cortona Pointe Overall Sign Plan 6830 Cortona Drive (APN 073-140-016) Case No. 21-0035-ZC IN LIGHT OF THE CITY’S NEED TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETINGS AND TELEPHONICALLY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, written comments may also be submitted as instructed above or via email to the DRB Secretary, Mary Chang at firstname.lastname@example.org or by electronic means during the Public Hearing (date and time noted above), provided they are received prior to the conclusion of the public comment portion of the Public Hearing. Instructions on how to submit written comments during the hearing will be available on the City’s website: https://www.cityofgoleta.org/i-want-to/news-and-updates/ government-meeting-agendas-and-videos. PUBLIC COMMENT: This hearing is for design review only. All interested persons are encouraged to participate in the public hearing electronically (by phone) as described above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The items in this notice are new items. The DRB agenda may also include items continued from prior meetings. All persons wanting to review any project applications may do so by contacting City of Goleta, Planning and Environmental Review at (805) 961-7543. The Agenda, staff reports and project plans will be available approximately one week before the hearing on the City’s website at www.cityofgoleta.org. Publish:
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