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Slater said of the fatal shooting.“It looked like it was textbook. I mean, the guy was a threat — he didn’t put his weapon down.” Slater’s next-door neighbor, Dennis Burke, got out of bed around 11:30 p.m. when he heard a police car pull up outside his apartment. He also recalled hearing an officer repeatedly yell,“Drop the knife!” followed by several gunshots.“It happened so quick it was unbelievable,” he said.“He looked like he could have been a dangerous guy,” Burke added. “I heard the officer calling out to somebody further down on Victoria,” Burke also said. “I don’t know if this individual had been involved in an incident further down the street — I’d really like to know what that guy had been doing.” He said a police officer knocked on nearby doors about 10 or 15 minutes after the shooting to ask apartment residents to recall what they had seen or heard. Victoria Street resident Marian Sorensen said she heard gunshots down the street as well. She asked, “Why didn’t they taser him?” She also expressed frustration because her young son saw Tacadena’s uncovered body on the sidewalk before it was removed. “Why didn’t they cover the body right away?” she wondered. Other residents down both streets said they heard anywhere between four to eight gunshots just before midnight and that approximately a dozen police cruisers descended on the intersection in a matter of minutes. They added that officials cordoned off a two-block radius around the scene until the next morning. As of Tuesday evening, flowers and a few notes from Tacadena’s friends and family members had been placed next to a utility pole at the intersection. Citing the sensitivity of the ongoing investigation, officials have released little informa-

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tion about Tacadena’s life or lifestyle; however, Sheriff ’s Office spokesperson Kelly Hoover said in an email, “Tacadena has an extensive booking history at the Santa Barbara County Jail dating from 1986 to 2005.” Records indicate Tacadena had been arrested at least two dozen times over the years for felony charges involving weapons, battery, and drugs. City Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Riley Harwood said that the agency has launched an inquiry into the shooting and that he couldn’t yet release the name of the officer involved, how many shots were fired, or how many times Tacadena was hit. He said the District Attorney’s Office may also compile its own report. When asked about the protocol of an officer using a gun in such a situation, Harwood explained: “Basically, if an officer is threatened with what would amount to a lethal force — some type of force that would likely cause death or serious bodily injury — then the officer can counter that with lethal force. That is what our training dictates. “If you think of the types of equipment that an officer has on their person, typically the firearm is the only lethal weapon that they have,” he added, “Typically, an officer would not consider using a taser on a suspect with a knife.” According to other sources, academy training teaches that if a knife-wielding suspect is 20 feet away, he or she could potentially charge the officer in a matter of seconds. The last time a suspect was shot and killed by an SBPD officer was during Fiesta in 2007, said Harwood. In March 2005, a man suspected to be high on methamphetamine was shot and killed after he charged officers with a ■ knife.

Retired Santa Barbara County Fire Department employee Robert Perez (above) was arraigned on 9/3 on seven felony charges for grand theft of approximately $114,000 and six counts of filing false income tax returns between 2007 and 2012. Before retiring this spring, Perez served as the insurance administrator of Santa Barbara County Firefighters Local 2046, said Adam Estabrook, the union’s president. The union discovered the alleged criminal activity while conducting an audit this March, Estabrook said, and then reported the issue to the Sheriff’s Office. Perez failed to qualify to receive a public defender but made a plea to the court, saying, “Had I felt like fleeing, I would have fled prior to standing here”; he turned himself in on Friday. Perez was released on his own recognizance by Santa Barbara Judge Thomas Adams and ordered to return to court 9/17. Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office personnel along with members of the California National Guard removed more than 4,000 illegal marijuana plants growing on private land along Santa Rosa Road between Lompoc and Buellton. The plants, which had a street value of around $12 million, were discovered by the landowner when he spotted people trespassing on his property and found they had diverted livestock water to grow the cannabis crop. No one was arrested during the 8/29 eradication, and the case is under investigation. A 21-year-old Santa Barbara gang member — Jesus Campos Soto — was arrested on 8/27 and charged with gun, drug, and gangrelated crimes. He’s being held in County Jail on $100,000 bail. Members of S.B. Police Department’s Criminal Impact and Gang Suppression

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For the past 40 years, Reeve Woolpert has been so relentless a tree-hugger that he all but sweats splinters. But this Tuesday, Woolpert found himself joining hands with longtime political arch-rivals, conservative agitators Andy Caldwell and Joe Armendariz, to lobby the Board of Supervisors on behalf of a high-end, eight-unit subdivision slated for the land known as the “White Hole” located behind Lillie and Greenwell avenues in Summerland. For Woolpert, it was a “pinch me” moment. “I’ve never been on the same side of any issue as Andy Caldwell,” he told the supervisors with evident amazement. But Woolpert and other Summerland residents sat down with developer and hardcharging polo padrone Pat Nesbitt — of Embassy Suites fame and fortune — and his attorney Steve Amerikaner to hash out a settlement. “The changes are sufficient and acceptable to the community,” he proclaimed. (Caldwell was more enthusiastic, calling the settlement “a darn good deal” that will provide the county with much-needed tax revenues.) Although the subdivision approval dates back to 1993, Nesbitt found himself in hot water with zoning officials for illegally grading 13 feet off the top of a knoll area, giving what had been a rolling, uneven landscape a uniform flattop. Zoning officials say anything more than two feet constitutes a violation. Nesbitt, famous among environmentalists for his creativity and determination in bending zoning ordinances past the breaking point, has emphatically denied any wrongdoing. But when his plans — which required a lot-line adjustment and map modification — were shot down this spring by the Planning Commission, the man famous for his aggressive style of play on the polo field, where he’s known as the “Maroon Harpoon,” was forced to switch tactics. He agreed to trim down the developed space, increasing the amount of open space by 1.76 acres. In addition, Nesbitt agreed to a native plant restoration program in which a host of nonnative weeds will be eradicated. To help restore some undulation to the hillside, he agreed to build a large berm where the decapitated knoll used to be, and — Nick Welsh install three massive sandstone boulders.

teams went to Soto’s house in the 700 block of Wentworth Avenue to conduct a probation search. Soto wasn’t home, but officers looked through his room and found clothes bearing gang insignia as well as a .38 caliber revolver hidden under the bed. Around an hour later, police spotted Soto walking with a group of friends along Loma Alta Drive and made contact. He reportedly refused to comply with their orders and resisted being placed in handcuffs. Once in custody, the officers discovered a bindle of meth hidden in the seat of his pants. Authorities on 9/3 released the name of a man found dead in the Mission Creek Slough last week. James Wesley Naylor, 55, was spotted by a transient at around 7:30 a.m. on 8/30, and it appeared he had been in the water for at least one to three days, said police spokesperson Sgt. Riley Harwood. Naylor, also believed to be homeless, was removed from the slough, and the case was handed over to the Coroner’s Office for an autopsy and toxicology report. Authorities so far do not suspect foul play, said Harwood.

CITY While the number of registered Santa Barbara City voters has increased slightly in the past 10 years — by about 500 — the number of registered Republicans has dropped by about 2,800, the number of registered Democrats has increased by about 2,000, and the number of voters who declined to state party affiliation increased by about 2,500. Within city limits, there were 23,386 registered Democrats as of this spring, 9,414 Republicans, and 10,643 declined-to-states. These shifts mirror similar changes — though with notable variation — in party registration taking place throughout the state, in which Republican numbers have dropped by about 100,000, Democrats have inched up slightly, and declined-to-states increased by 5 percent. These numbers will be of strategic significance in the coming months as 10 City Council candidates — and two mayorals — try to connect with enough voters to land a

berth come the November election. Three council seats are up for grabs with two incumbents seeking to hold on for second terms, leaving one open slot. Worried about how the state’s Public Employees Pension Reform Act will affect bargaining rights, the Santa Barbara MTD, represented by Teamsters Union Local 186, has put forth an Emergency Service Reduction Plan to deal with possible cuts to services. According to the MTD, the law could mean cuts to its federal funding and a consequentially tightened budget. Effects could be felt by customers in the form of decreased services as early as January. The MTD is seeking public input on the plan, hosting a meeting on September 10 at 6 p.m. at 550 Olive Street. Additional comments can be sent to info@sbmtd.gov.

COUNTY Winemakers, business owners, workers, and residents who live amid the Santa Ynez Valley’s burgeoning wine country showed up at St. Mark’s church in Los Olivos to get a rundown and offer feedback on the county’s first stab at revising the rules for getting future wineries permitted. Of the 17 public speakers, a little more than half spoke in favor of less-onerous restrictions for the wine business while the rest issued concerns about how the current and likely continued proliferation of wineries, tasting rooms, and special events are putting a cramp on their rural lifestyles. The tension that had existed in previous meetings between winemakers and the concerned neighbors was apparent, but it seemed somewhat tempered from the past. On the other end of the spectrum were folks like Bob Field, who said that while he appreciated the county’s progress, he felt that when it came to the two main neighborhood issues (whether wineries with tasting rooms/special events should exist in the valley’s more residential areas and why the wine-tasting public should be discouraged to drive on substandard rural roads), the draft concept “fails to resolve either issue.” cont’d page 12 

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BY N I C K W E L S H anta Barbara County supervisors coughed up a collective fur ball this Tuesday when they were notified that the bill to fix one of the Sheriff ’s department’s five helicopters weighed in more than twice what was originally estimated. The final repair invoice for Helicopter  was $320,000; the initial estimate had been $143,000. Although there was enough money in the helicopter repair fund that the supervisors had approved earlier this summer, the expenditure will drain most of what’s left in the account with 10 months still left in the fiscal year. None of the supervisors were happy with the news, but Peter Adam peppered the sheriff ’s chief fiscal officer Douglas Martin with such a barrage of critical questions that Sheriff Bill Brown felt compelled to come to Martin’s rescue. What would happen if the county refused to pay the bill, Adam asked; and wasn’t it a “charade” if the supervisors were expected to merely “rubber stamp” every cost overrun any county department head submitted for payment? Looking stern and a bit peeved, Brown stated helicopters are inherently expensive to maintain, but that they provide an essential service in times of fire or when emergency rescues are needed. He and Martin expressed surprise of their own that the bill was so high and that the repairs took so long; the “bird”— as Martin referred to it — was in the shop for six months. Compounding matters, the departmental maintenance technician who would normally have done much of the work was out on leave due to a family tragedy. As a result, the repairs were farmed out to a private company in Van Nuys. Adam — who is supporting Brown’s opponent in next year’s sheriff ’s election, Sergeant Sandra Brown — questioned whether the department really needed five helicopters.

“Could we get by with less?” he demanded. Brown explained that one of the helicopters is specially equipped with twin engines, allowing it to fly missions in the Santa Barbara Channel. Two are needed for search and rescue and firefighting functions, he explained, but they each need backups because helicopters are grounded for repairs every 100 hours they’re in the air. With law enforcement officers taken off the streets of Santa Maria to escort prisoners to the County Jail, Adam questioned whether the department could afford a specialty helicopter capable of island rescues. Brown said the helicopter budget “has no bearing on what we’re doing in Santa Maria.” When Adam demanded just how many such rescues had actually been done with the Sheriff ’s department fleet, Supervisor Salud Carbajal — chairing the meeting — cut him off. That line of inquiry, Carbajal insisted, was more appropriate for a longer — and later — discussion on how the Sheriff ’s fleet is actually deployed. Whether that meeting ever takes place has yet to be seen. Adam also expressed concern about price “creep.” Supervisor Doreen Farr chimed in, “It’s more than a creep,” she said, suggesting the supervisors will have to choose between what they want and what they can afford. She noted with some alarm that on occasion only one of the department’s five “birds” have been airworthy. Supervisor Steve Lavagnino acknowledged helicopters provided a vital service, but he repeatedly asked why the supervisors weren’t notified sooner that the repair bill for Copter  had mushroomed so dramatically. “Were we on break?” he asked more than once. Finance officer Martin said he kept county executive Chandra Wallar apprised at all times. “It was as much as a surprise to us as it was to everyone ■ else,” he said.  

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After 4th District Supervisor Peter Adam voiced his faith that the State of California understands Santa Barbara’s needs for additional jail space at Tuesday’s board meeting, liberal 1st District Supervisor Salud Carbajal quipped at his conservative colleague, “It’s great to see your confidence in the state government. It’s very refreshing.” With a federal court breathing down California’s neck to remove 9,600 inmates from its prison system, however, it’s hard to ignore that the burden of overcrowding is shifting to county jails. This week, Governor Jerry Brown (backed by Assembly Speaker John Perez) and Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg unveiled competing plans to reduce the state prison population. The governor’s plan would shift the prisoners to privately run facilities — some of them out of state — and cost $315 million the first year and $415 million each of the following two years. Most importantly for those concerned about public safety, the governor’s plan would keep inmates from being released early. Steinberg’s plan calls for a $200 million annual expenditure on rehabilitation and mental health services in order to shrink the prison population. It is contingent on the agreement of inmates’ lawyers and a three-judge panel to offer a three-year delay in enforcing its order to release prisoners. While Santa Barbara’s Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson is all-in on Steinberg’s plan, Assemblymember Das Williams said he’d like to see both sides talk. He said his two priorities are that no prisoners are released early — especially because most nonviolent nonsexual offenders are already out — and that it is cost effective. He said the governor’s proposal is strong on the former and Steinberg’s is strong on the latter. Steinberg’s bill, said Jackson, “does not release a single prisoner early. It puts money into programs that are focused in the community that are known to improve public safety by incentivizing counties to … address the needs of people to become trained for employment, deal with substance abuse, mental health issues, and life skills, which have been proven in the past to reduce the recidivism rate.” Jackson and Williams both agree that the lawsuit that provoked the population-reduction orders are stealing money from schools. “Every dollar that is spent on this is a theft from our educational system, our health-care system, and everything else we hold dear,” said Williams. If Jerry Brown’s plan were to gain legislative approval, the state would spend more on — Brandon Fastman prisons than on higher education this fiscal year.

news briefs cont’d The supervisors approved spending $25,000 to get outside legal advice on the county’s options with regard to the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians’ intention to annex 1,400 acres of noncontiguous land to their reservation. These efforts have been the subject of intense community concern, particularly in the Santa Ynez Valley, and have been opposed by the county supervisors. Initially, the supes had been asked to approve a $150,000 contract for outside legal advice, but that amount included the possibility of litigation services. The fees were dropped because some supervisors felt uncomfortable including litigation in the quiver of options. The board has insisted that if the tribe wishes to pursue housing and economic development schemes on land off the reservation, it needs to follow the same development review process required of all county residents. Santa Barbara County’s Health Department estimates there are 25,000 county residents who are eligible for health insurance once the federal Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — kicks in January 1, 2014. To this end, the department just accepted a federal grant of $233,000 to sign as many new enrollees up as possible. That money will pay for eight new contractors — bilingual, computer literate, and preferably veterans — to sign up those eligible for any of the new Health Insurance Exchanges still to be worked out at the state level. In addition, they will sign up individuals eligible for expanded Medi-Cal, estimated to be 6,000. County Health is not the only entity signing new enrollees up; nonprofits like the United Way have received funding to do the same. The Rincon Septic to Sewer Conversion Project finally broke ground on 8/30 when homeowners, elected officials, and community members gathered at the Rincon community

gates to celebrate the start of construction on a project 15 years in the making. In the late 1990s, surfers started complaining of infections and rashes caused by septic system runoff, and a 1998 study confirmed that 20 percent of the bacterial pollution in the lagoon that feeds into Rincon waters was from human fecal material. That discovery prompted a collaborative effort by Heal the Ocean, Carpinteria Sanitary District, and various stakeholders to tackle the contentious environmental issue. Construction on the system is scheduled to finish in 2014. The Rincon Palms Hotel (planned for the corner of Storke Rd. and Hollister Ave.) remains in flux. After hours of debate among councilmembers, concerned citizens, and developers — all of whom had varying opinions on the proposed hotel’s amenities, design, and impact on mountain views and traffic — the Goleta City Council voted 4-1 on 9/3 to continue its discussion on the project on 10/1. The original iteration of the hotel approved in 2008 was for a 112-room building with a free-standing restaurant but was later revised to be a 149-room hotel with a 5,440-square-foot conference center instead of a restaurant. Councilmembers and residents took issue with both proposals, prompting the council to suggest that the developers find a compromise.

EDUCATION Rep. Lois Capps paid a visit to the underground floor of the Santa Barbara school district offices, which is quickly transforming from a repository for old materials to a functional space. She was visiting the Parent Resource Center (PRC), an educational multimedia library for parents of students with learning disabilities. Capps told Cheri Rae McKinney — the PRC’s founder — that she would like to see her apply for some grant money to increase outreach. Along with the PRC, five “teachers on special assignment” cont’d page 15  (or teacher teachers) are

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that the most immediate response of the U.S. his past weekend, President Barack should be to ramp up humanitarian aid to Syria Obama announced his desire to and its neighbors. One motivating factor behind the president’s intervene in Syria’s two-year-long civil war. Before he acted, however, willingness to intervene is the rather recent idea he made the political calculation to forgo his that there are internationally recognized conprerogative to green-light military action and straints on viable methods of conducting warinstead decided to seek the authorization of fare. Not responding would give the impresCongress. This means that Santa Barbara sion that those regulations are merely hollow words. “We know County’s congressional representative, that Assad will read Lois Capps — wellour stepping away known for voting … as an invitation against the Iraq War to use those weap— will once again ons with impunity,” have a say in whether Secretary of State the country deploys John Kerry told the deadly force in a forSenate Foreign Relations Committee eign land. When she spoke Tuesday. “Hezbollah is hoping that isolaat a Democratic tionism will prevail. Party Labor Day event, Capps received North Korea is hopapplause for voicing ing that ambivalence skepticism of the carries the day. They are all listening for president’s plan to our silence.” strike the Middle About that reaEastern nation that borders Turkey, Iraq, soning, Eskandari Jordan, Israel, and wondered, “What Lebanon. Whereas lesson is the world the president up to MUM FOR NOW: Congressmember Lois Capps supposed to gather now has resisted any hasn’t said which way she’ll vote on possible from this — that if sort of intervention military action in Syria. you do something in the conflict pitting terrible to your peorebels against a repressive dictatorship that has ple the U.S. will send some missiles and kill resulted in about 100,000 deaths, Obama said more people?” If that logic worked, he said, Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemi- Assad wouldn’t have resorted to chemical cal weapons on his own people behooves a weapons in the first place. He added, “When response. you have the chief diplomat of the U.S. advocatMany commentators have chastised Obama ing for war, you have a problem.” for painting himself into a corner last year Eskandari said a recent test case for Syria when he stipulated that the use of chemical is the American intervention in Libya, but weapons was a threshold for U.S. involvement. it makes for a far-from-perfect comparison. “It’s probably unfortunate [for Obama] to have Whereas Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi drawn a red line,” Capps told The Santa Barbara had absolutely no international support, RusIndependent. Chair of the SBCC Political Sci- sia and China both have a strategic interest in ence Department Manoutchehr Eskandari- the Syrian regime. Moreover, the British ParQajar said, “As any poker player knows, you liament voted against any military action in don’t have a tell if you draw red lines.” When Syria, meaning that the U.S.’s closest ally will be widespread reports corroborated the Assad watching from the sidelines. regime’s deployment of sarin gas on August 21, Questions also abound about the so-called the president’s hand was forced. “endgame” of military involvement. Reluctant Eskandari, founder of the Middle East Stud- congressmembers want to know what the U.S. ies program at City College, was highly criti- can reasonably expect to achieve by intervencal of the president’s insistence that the use of ing in a civil war. While the Assad regime is chemical weapons requires a military strike, repressive, the rebel groups — including Islamic pointing out that the U.S. stood by when Iraq fundamentalists — are not necessarily a palatemployed such devices during its eight-year able replacement. Said Eskandari, “There are conflict with Iran. On the other hand, Capps, no secular moderates that come to power and who has yet to stake out a position — because stay in power in the Middle East at this point.” she is still getting briefed on the issue and “I think it is the sign of the decline of a great because the president’s draft will be revised nation when the only tool in its toolbox is a by Congress between now and September 9 hammer,” lamented Eskandari. A war-weary when a vote will be taken — said, “the use of public seems to agree. According to a Pew chemical weapons is a clear violation of inter- Research poll, 48 percent of Americans disapnational law” and “the Syrian people cry out prove of military action in Syria while 29 percent for response.” approve. The big question is whether they will She knows firsthand because just two weeks sway their representatives. However she votes, ago, she visited Syrian refugee camps in neigh- Capps has definitely heard the message. Her boring Jordan with the international poverty- constituents, she said, have “an overwhelming ■ fighting organization CARE. Capps indicated lack of interest in military intervention.”

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headquartered in the basement, and Superintendent David Cash envisions a technology learning center for parents. For possibly the final time, Academic Performance Index scores were released for K-12 schools. Overall, numbers dipped slightly for all South Coast districts save for Carpinteria Unified, which saw a rise from 791 to 808 — 800 being the threshold of proficiency on a scale that tops out at 1,000. The Open Alternative School saw a notable jump of 40 points from 771 to 811. Franklin Elementary School continued a five-year surge with a 27-point jump this year. Adelante Charter School also increased its score by 27 points. The API, however, is based on standardized tests that will be scrapped with the implementation of the new Common Core State Standards.

PEOPLE Wild horse advocate Neda DeMayo — the founder of Return to Freedom, a horse sanctuary in Lompoc — joined forces with actress Wendie Malick and Arizona Congressmember Raul Grijalva in Reno on 9/4 to call attention to what they say are problems with the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse roundup program. In July, the bureau announced that it will remove 1,300 wild horses in western states. The activists say that rounding up the horses and housing them costs taxpayers too much money. They asked that the bureau heed the advice of the National Academy of Sciences, which recommends fertility control over roundups.

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Marge Cafarelli, developer of the Alma del Pueblo (which translates to “Soul of the City”) condos now going up at the corner of Chapala and Victoria streets, has filed an appeal to nullify the preliminary approval granted two weeks ago allowing Metropolitan Theatres to proceed with the 33-unit apartment complex — dubbed the Arlington Village — it hopes to build right next to the Arlington Theatre. Cafarelli complained DEVELOPER FIGHTS DEVELOPMENT: the rental development violates city Marge Cafarelli, standing in what zoning and aesthetic guidelines when will become the Santa Barbara Public it comes to traffic, both vehicular and Market, has taken issue with apartments pedestrian, because all traffic would planned for the adjacent property. come in and out via an entrance on Chapala Street. When the Arlington Theatre books large shows requiring large equipment buses, she charged, the lot would be jammed, creating traffic havoc not just for the renters but for people moving into her condos as well. Likewise, Cafarelli objected the Arlington Village design failed to include adequate paseos for pedestrians, and she expressed concern that such foot traffic could clog the one existing paseo. Detlev Peikert, architect for Metro’s rental project, expressed surprise that the appeal was filed, but said he’s already developed plans to include an additional entryway into the village via Sola Street that he’s hopeful will address Cafarelli’s concerns. He noted that Metropolitan Theatres books only 10 major events a year in which buses would become an issue and that a traffic management plan had been crafted to maintain an acceptable flow of vehicles. Even so, Peikert acknowledged, city planners had concerns of their own about the traffic plan — finding it, he said, “less than ideal” — but deemed it acceptable nonetheless. Though Cafarelli’s appeal of the Historic Landmarks Commission’s preliminary approval forced some changes, Peikert said of the new design, “At the end of the day, it’s better for us.” Peikert has drawn up plans to build a new three-story structure standing 40 feet high with 33 rental units and two commercial storefronts. Cafarelli is currently marketing her 37 condos — built where Safeway and later Vons used to operate — for $850,000 to $2.6 million apiece. Five of the units are reserved for middle-income earners, meaning couples who make less than $90,000 a year. In addition, she’s leasing out 15 high-ceilinged stall spaces to what she’s dubbed the Santa Barbara Public Market, where organic and artisanal goods will be sold. — Nick Welsh

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Though her plan was to become the first person to swim around Anacapa Island, unexpected and overpowering ocean currents forced Lynn Kubasek (pictured) to rethink her goal and set a different record on 8/31. The 55-year-old water quality specialist from Laguna Beach — who’s been a marathon swimmer since 2009 — became the first homo sapien to swim from Anacapa Island to Santa Cruz Island, a six-mile journey that took her just over five hours to complete. (Two others have gone from island to island but in the other direction.) Braving jellyfish stings and strong currents that lengthened the swim by two or so hours, Kubasek made landfall at around 4 p.m. and etched her name into the record books of the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association, where she sits on the board. “I was ecstatic,” she said, remembering the gulls and garibaldis that greeted her near Santa Cruz. ■ sEPTEmbEr 5, 2013

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DO THE TIME, DO THE CRIME: I celebrated Labor Day, as usual, by working. In America’s

bulging pantheon of meaningless holidays, Labor Day remains the undisputed king. Even Hallmark Cards has yet to figure out how to exploit the event — which in reality signifies the sad end of summer fun. I swung by the traditional Labor Day barbecue held the by local Democratic Party at Oak Park to check out the speechifying, but I couldn’t hang. The food, it turns out, was catered, so there was no sizzle of burned animal flesh to tickle my olfactory senses. And who ever heard of a smoke-free barbecue? Instead, I held a worker solidarity rally of my own and invited the usual coalition of me, myself, and I.“We” spent the time constructively, I might add, trying to parse the lines of demarcation distinguishing a mere “super yacht” from the more exalted “mega yacht” and that even more extravagant “giga yacht.” Such things are important to know. Notorious railroad robber baron Jay Gould famously boasted that he could “hire half the working class to kill the other half.” To the extent anyone alive can make the same boast, it will be an owner of such luxury craft. I don’t know for sure if they’re accepting job applications, but they’re already here. Late Friday night, our man Rick Caruso — whose vast empty promises regarding the remodel of the Miramar Hotel are big enough to house all the homeless — chugged his 216-foot yacht, the Invictus, past the Santa Barbara coastline this weekend on his way to

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Newport Beach. There, it turns out, his boat — a cross between a Viking Cruise Ship and a naval destroyer — has caused quite a stir. Initial

reports suggested Caruso’s boat was so ostentatiously over-the-top that it boggled the senses of even Orange County, where excess in the name of bad taste has always been considered a virtue. Upon closer inspection, however, it may be Newport Beach’s real concern was that the Invictus is actually too small. To qualify as a certified giga yacht, a luxury craft these days has to be at least 220 feet long. By that measurement, Rick’s boat may not cut the mustard. No such question mark hovers over Russian gazillionaire Roman Abramovich, who happened to chug his 377-foot yacht, Luna, through the channel this weekend, as well. For the record, Luna has not one but two helipads, two swimming pools, and its very own medical center. While that exceeds the capacity of my salivary glands to produce spit, it pales in comparison to the world’s biggest yacht, the 590-foot (two football fields) Azzam, which comes with twin pools, twin helipads, its own mini sub, a missile defense system, bulletproof glass in the bedroom, and a laser system designed to disarm and deactivate any encroaching paparazzi. To be fair, Santa Barbara News-Press owner Wendy McCaw has been discretely cruising around the Mediterranean in her yacht, the Calixe, for years. But maybe if what you’re sporting is only 193 feet in length, discretion is demanded. Wendy was aboard the Calixe,

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if I recall, when the immortal meltdown that’s since consumed her paper was first triggered seven years ago. I mention McCaw not to kick any dead horses, but because the sad fate of the union drive by News-Press reporters illustrates just how egregiously little protection is afforded American workers seeking to organize. In 2007, McCaw fired nine employees then on the frontlines of the union effort at her paper. Although two administrative judges with the National Labor Relations Board would find McCaw guilty of wholesale unfair labor practices — spying, intimidating, and firing pro-union employees — there were no penalties. McCaw ignored orders to reinstate the illegally fired workers — who sought union protection only after McCaw disciplined three reporters for violating rules that did not then exist — and took her case to the D.C. Court of Appeals. Deploying logic so circular that it would induce whiplash in even the demonically possessed girl from The Exorcist, a panel of three judges dismissed the charges against McCaw and upheld her absolute right, as the owner and publisher, to do as she pleased. In their ruling, released several months ago, the judges concluded that because the union agitators wanted to restore ethics to the newsroom — which the judges insisted lay outside the scope of collective bargaining — the fired reporters and editors were not covered by any of the usual protections that federal law pretends to offer. Federal labor law was written to give workers the cover needed to get to the

bargaining table with their employers. If it turns out their demands are ridiculous, the bargaining table is where that determination is to be made. But by their actions, McCaw — and the judges — cut the legs off the bargaining table before anyone could sit down at it. That’s not just eliminating the middleman; that’s shooting him in cold blood. To the extent the workers’ “ethics” demand actually intruded on McCaw’s right to dictate the content of her newspaper, the judges made a Mount Kilimanjaro out of what barely qualified as a molehill. In actual practice, the NewsPress workers were asking only that reporters be allowed to have their bylines deleted from news articles they felt had been edited to reflect the political biases of McCaw. This proviso exists in various papers throughout the country, and to date, the sky has not fallen. Although the union effort is still twitching at the News-Press, it’s the sort of spastic muscle movement one associates with dogs just run over by Mack trucks. I mention all this because union membership is now down to an all-time low, 11 percent. And as union membership has declined, the chasm in income inequality has grown exponentially. Coincidence? I strongly doubt it. This, I understand, is America, where one person’s ceiling is someone else’s floor. But no one will be confusing my plastic, tar-encrusted kayak with a giga yacht anytime soon, no matter how hard they squint. — Nick Welsh

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have learned from your newspaper of a lawsuit by “Alexander’s family” against Cottage Hospital alleging it is responsible for the death of my daughter Carmen [News, “Cottage Sued over FleshEating Bacteria Death,” 8/29/13, independent.com/ cottagesuednecrotizingfasciitis]. The suit was initiated by Vadim Hsu, her former husband and father of their three children, whose surnames are Hsu. My daughter Angela and I strongly protest the use of the Alexander name, which implies that we are complicit in this lamentable affair. We are deeply saddened that my grandchildren must again confront the details of their mother’s dreadful demise and the inevitable publicity. The doctors did all in their powers to save Carmen’s life.

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would like to add the following to On the Beat’s comments about the Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) [“Merci! What a Woman,” 8/29/13, independent.com/ mercedeseichholzremembered]: The state has not cut off funds for community college avocational and enrichment classes; the governor and certain legislators have proposed this but not implemented it. The state’s defined priorities for the community college system do not include avocational and enrichment adult ed courses; transfer preparation, career and technical education, and basic skills are the priorities. And CLL tuition fees range from $3-$10 per hour, with the vast majority at $5. Tuition assistance awards are available each term. — Andrew Harper, Executive Director, SBCC CLL

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read “Hell Yeah for Heli Tours” [Living, 8/23/13, independent.com/helitours] with dismay. I can’t think of a more environmentally unfriendly way to get to know our area. The number of helicopter flights has already dramatically increased due to the new hospital helipad — at least 10 in the last three days. I feel as if an airport has annexed the town.

You can go for a hike on any number of trails and get a terrific, almost aerial-like view of the whole region from Camino Cielo.You can see dolphins from walking and biking trails along our bluffs or, better yet, paddle a kayak! No aviation fuel required. No thwack, thwack, thwack against — Michelle Rainville, S.B. eardrums involved.

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emailed Cat Neushul’s August 25 Eye on Isla Vista online column,“Improvements Needed” [independent .com/improvementsneeded], to a few friends, and one reminded me of the UC Regents’ Trow Report, issued after the burning of the bank in 1970, which said: “If there is one thread running through all of our deliberations and recommendations, it is that the University can no longer ignore, if it ever could, the conditions under which the bulk of its students live and spend the greater part of their time while at the University.” Though we admire UCSB for its green efforts, the university only measures what it controls, not what it may be “responsible for” in a broader, and messier, context. — Carmen Lodise, Isla Vista

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¶ A news brief last week [independent.com/jailmail] reported in error that County Jail inmate mail is limited to 3×5 postcards; there is no postcard size limit for inmate mail, except that of the U.S. Postal Service. Further, the postcard policy was not to reduce staff workload; it was to reduce contraband and increase the efficiency of mail distribution and searches. The Independent welcomes letters of less than  words that include a daytime phone number for verification. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. Send to: Letters, The Independent,  W. Figueroa St., Santa Barbara, CA ; or fax: -; or email: letters@independent.com. Unabridged versions and more letters appear at independent.com/opinions.

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raised in Tulsa where he was active in the Boy Scouts, and played clarinet in the high school band. He graduated from O.S.U. and was a pioneer in the computer programming field. Over the years he worked for Lockheed, Control Data, and General Research. He moved to Santa Barbara in . Joe was a Porsche enthusiast and was active in the Porsche Club of America- Santa Barbara Chapter for  years. After retirement he moved to Nipomo where he played bridge with the Arroyo Grande Bridge Club. Joe was also a member of the Nipomo Presbyterian Church, where he loved serving and being a part of the church community. Joe leaves behind two children, Craig Boucher and Linda B. Boyer (Matthew) and grandchildren; Craig, Phillip, Sean, Shayna, Nick, and Cameron. Memorial service will be held on September th at : at Nipomo Presbyterian. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Salvation Army.

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Joseph A. Boucher entered into eternal rest on August ,  from a stroke. Joe was born on March ,  in Tulsa, Oklahoma 13810 to Avery and Nellie Blanche Boucher. Joe was

Dick Tidd was a mentor. Though an electrical contractor by trade, Dick was always teaching what he knew. Dozens of electrical contractors in the Tri-Counties got their start and gained confidence in their trade at

the side of Dick Tidd. Young people learned to water ski, high school linemen at Bishop Diego perfected their football technique with coaching from Mr. Tidd…. And during his three year battle with esophageal cancer, his family learned valuable lessons of living in the moment, maintaining faith, treasuring family and friends, and handling the dying process with grace and love. Dick was born in Santa Barbara in , and comforted by his faith and surrounded by his loving family, Dick left this earthly realm on Friday, August th at the age of . Raised locally by his parents, Harlow and Olive Tidd, with his brothers Roger and Bill, he attended SBHS and SBCC and worked at Jedlicka’s Saddlery, then joined the US Navy where he learned the basics of the electrical trade which would be his career for the next  years. After an honorable discharge from the service, he first joined Murphy Electric, then Craviotto Electric and eventually became a partner and then owner, of Wall Electrical Contractors, Inc. During his active lifetime as one of Santa Barbara’s most gifted tradesmen, he also rode horses as a member of the Los Padres Trail Riders, was a champion barrel racer, bowled in leagues and regularly played golf, usually walking the course with his bag over his shoulder even as recently as this past year. He was a gardener and his annual fruit and vegetable gardens fed his family and the neighborhood. He recently received the gift of a garden provided by The Dream Foundation and local volunteers, and the family believes that was one of the milestones that allowed him to peacefully transition to his next chapter of life, knowing that his family would have food to eat… A popular and well-liked businessman, his engaging smile and twinkling eyes revealed his soft, generous heart. Dick was the father and devoted patriarch

to five families. He has been married to Sara, his love, for  years. His children are Sharadi Nobbe, Trisha Childs, Dale Tidd, Bobby Kendrick and Danny Kendrick. He has  grandchildren and also  great-grandchildren. A memorial mass will be held at St. Raphael Catholic Church,  Hollister Ave in Goleta, on Monday, Sept. th, at : PM. Donations may be made in Dick Tidd’s memory to St. Raphael School,  St. Joseph’s Street, Goleta, . Special thanks to Laura Hayward of SB Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care for much love, compassion and support.

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Dianne Burnham Hall, , of Santa Barbara was welcomed Home by the Lord on July , . She died peacefully, in her sleep. She was born to Royal Clifford Burnham and Evelyn Tulen Burnham in Chautauqua, NY in . After graduating from high school at , she went on to earn a BA in Education from what is now SUNY Buffalo with dual certification in early childhood and orthopedically handicapped education. She began her teaching career in New York in , the same year in which she met her

future husband Stafford. Their marriage in  was followed by the birth of their son Andrew in . The new family moved to Hollywood later that same year, and to Santa Barbara in . From  to , she was a kindergarten teacher, supervisor of grades K- and curriculum director for grades K- at Christian School of Santa Barbara, leaving in  to begin a second career as a private tutor. For almost  years thereafter, generations of Santa Barbara students found the same cheerful, encouraging, motivating, friend and teacher whether at PM on a Friday night or AM on a Monday morning. Dianne lived her life firmly in the present and although she was old enough to have seen Peter, Paul, and Mary while they were still playing coffeehouses (she did), she was just as comfortable listening to Katy Perry. She taught much more than math. She was till the last a bright, intellectually curious woman who couldn’t wait for the morning to see what had happened during the night. Her bedside reading always included more than  books, from Brad Thor to Steven Pinker. She enjoyed politics, theology, cooking (especially baking), orchids, and generally making sure everyone was doing what they were supposed to be doing. Dianne is survived by her husband Stafford and son Andrew and was predeceased by her parents and her sister Elaine. While at her request there will be no funeral or memorial service, the family will be at home on Sunday, September  from - PM to receive visitors. Due in part to the unexpected nature of her passing and to assist with medical expenses, contributions may be made if desired to the Dianne B. Hall Memorial Fund in care of any Wells Fargo Bank branch office (account ending –). The familywould like to thank Welch-Ryce-Haider for their assistance in a difficult time.

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didn’t do, but whenever I heard a young surfer defiant and rude to just about every- at UCSB talking about a wild man chasing him one except those close friends and away from a surf spot, I thought it must have family he cared so much about. He got been Carl. the “quickest discharge ever” award from the Carl and I didn’t hang out together much local rehabilitation facility, and Hospice said after we were old enough to drive and take off they had never worked with such an unpleas- on our own separate paths, but it was always good to see him. I thought of him when I was ant person. Carl and I grew up in the same neighbor- driving to L.A. on business, it was a perfect fall hood across an empty field from each other morning, and Rincon was good as it gets, and in Isla Vista when it was still rural. Our broth- I knew he was going to be on the beach all day ers were best friends. and I wasn’t. For all There were about a his nefarious behavdozen of us kids who ior, there was somehung out and surfed thing noble about together. The deserted his uncompromised devotion to the sea. beaches, fields of wildflowers, and forests of He had long hair eucalyptus trees were and a beard — long our kingdom. Then after bald heads and there was an invasion tattoos became the of new people and new style. He liked to be buildings that was like naked (it made some the Taliban coming people uncomfortin and destroying the able, but he didn’t sacred Buddhas. The care). He was an trees were cut down, unwavering Lakthe fields were covers fan, and he was ered with poorly built in a band called the apartment buildings, Windoz with his best and the beaches were friends John Elleston, overrun with college Richie Dwyer, and students who defiled Denny Aaberg, but our sacred spots. Most surfing always came first. of us figured out a way to adapt to this new What he couldn’t SEA WORTHY: Carl devoted his life to surfreality, but Carl never change or chase away, ing — not professionally, but personally, accepted it. he ignored. I know for his own selfish pleasure and for all the Carl figured out a guy who worked other reasons that made him who he was. at the same job with how to buy property Carl. He told me that on a remote, private beach, away from the destruction that devel- for a year Carl would not acknowledge he opment was causing, and there he went feral. existed, not even look at him. Someone said that he was a surf bum who He defied his cancer, like he defied other became a surf legend, but Carl was not a bum. things he did not like, or he didn’t want to He was very smart, and somewhat dangerous, deal with, and he lived longer than his doctors thought he would, but he slowly got weaker and like the wild boar that live on big ranches. At his memorial paddle-out celebration, weaker until he just lay in his bed, unconscious, there were nearly 100 people who sat in the for two weeks, refusing to die. As always, his water in a circle on a strangely calm day. We younger brother, John, with his wife, Alicia, his were there because we understood what this younger sister, Aisha, and friend Richie were coastal landscape meant to him, and we under- there for Carl until the end. stood his anger about its ruin, and we were also When he was still conscious, an old friend there to acknowledge that Carl did what we all who could offered to help Carl take care of his wanted to do — he devoted his life to surfing. affairs, sell his house, and write a will,“No … I’m Not professionally, but personally: for his own just not into that stuff,” he said. selfish pleasure and for all the other reasons Painters paint (they don’t wait around for that made him who he was. He made sacrifices inspiration), and surfers surf, whether the to withdraw from society, but while most of waves are big or small or the weather is cold or us were going to school, working, and raising windy, but if it’s good they always go surfing. families, Carl was riding the best waves on the Carl surfed; he surfed very well, especially in big, unruly waves that demanded strength and coast, often alone. Good waves and undeveloped coastal land experience. His style was not flashy; it was not are limited resources that people fight over, and about winning surf contests or being photothere are many stories about Carl’s confronta- graphed for the media. He was his own man in tions with trespassers. Most of the stories about every way, and that is his legacy. him are exaggerated, some are not even true, Carl is survived by his parents, Carl and Betand some are true but falsely attributed to Carl tie; his son, Shawn; his sisters, Aisha and Lynn; — like slashing tires to warn other surfers to his brothers, John and Vern; and his beloved stay away. Carl got accused of many things he dog, Zee, who will all miss him dearly. ■

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CHANNEL LEAGUE Santa Barbara Dons COACH: Doug Caines / pm @ St. Joseph/Santa Maria (score: S.M. , Dons ) / :pm, Beverly Hills / :pm @ Atascadero / pm, Rio Mesa / :pm @ Centennial/Bakersfield / pm, Pacifica / pm Dos Pueblos* / pm Buena* / pm @ San Marcos* / pm @Ventura*

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Dos Pueblos Chargers COACH: Nate Mendoza / pm @ Santa Ynez (score: Santa Ynez , Chargers ) / pm, San Luis Obispo / pm, Cabrillo/Lompoc / pm @ Lompoc / pm @ Rio Mesa / pm, San Juan Hills / pm @ Santa Barbara* / pm, San Marcos* / pm, Ventura* / pm @ Buena*

TRI-VALLEY LEAGUE Bishop Diego Cardinals COACH: Tom Crawford / :pm, Santa Maria (score: S.M. , Cardinals ) / pm @ Santa Ynez / :pm, La Salle / pm @ Inglewood / pm @ Santa Fe Christian/San Diego / pm, Carpinteria* / :pm @ Santa Paula* / pm, Oak Park* /  @ Nordhoff* / :pm, Mission College Prep*

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his football season at Bishop

Diego High School is one big carpe diem. Two years ago, the Cardinals had a strong sophomore class and went 11-2. Last year, they rode a school-record 12 wins into the CIF Northwest Division semifinals before suffering a defeat. Now they have 23 seniors on their roster with the ultimate goal of going all the way to a CIF championship. Tom Crawford takes nothing for granted. Bishop’s head coach of 14 years learned the necessity of thorough preparation during the 17 years he practiced law in Los Angeles, primarily as a defense attorney. A stint as a volunteer assistant coach at Birmingham High encouraged him to switch careers. When Bishop Diego offered him a full-time job, he took it despite a substantial pay cut. Crawford serves as dean of men and teaches classes in government at the 300-student coed school. His football coaching staff includes Bishop alumni Ralph Molina (Class of ’), a Santa Barbara Police lieutenant who moonlights as the team’s defensive coordinator; Steve Robles (Class of ’), a retired police officer; and Matt Capritto (Class of ), who teaches history and social studies at the school. The ever-expanding football season made for a short summer. Bishop’s varsity players reported for practice on August 5. Three weeks later, they can finally start looking forward to a game. This is the story of the Cardinals’ week of practice leading up to their season opener last Friday night, August 30, against the Santa Maria Saints.

MONDAY, AUGUST 26 Rap music booms out of a loudspeaker as the players punt, pass, and kick the ball around before the official start of practice. Coach Crawford arrives on the scene. When he first heard the lyrics to the blaring songs, he says, “I told the kids that the English department just committed suicide.” At 3:30 p.m., the speaker is turned off, and

the Cardinals organize themselves into rows and spend 10 minutes stretching and loosening up their limbs.“The Monday practice is important to get everybody on the same page,” Crawford says. “We introduce the week’s opponent in terms of schemes. We correct things that need fixing. Friday seems a long way off to a teenager, but we’ve got a lot to work on. Now, excuse me, I’m gonna yell at them.” At 3:40, Crawford positions 11 players in the Santa Maria’s defensive formation and outlines the blocking assignments of his offense. “[Crawford’s] offensive mind is amazing,” says Molina, who has two sons on this year’s team. “He brought us a college-type offense. At first, I thought, we’ve got to simplify that. But he’s so intelligent and teaches the game so well.” At 3:50, the Cardinals perform quickness and agility drills. Robles nudges the running backs with a homemade prod — a piece of PVC pipe with a boxing glove taped at the end. The practice continues for three hours in orderly 10- or 15-minute segments, punctuated by whistles and shouts. Managers place bottles of water and Gatorade around the field, and the players are allowed to take drinks whenever they’re thirsty, as long as they don’t linger at it. “Let’s go, let’s go, let’s go,” Crawford shouts. “You can drink while you’re running.” The afternoon temperature, in the 70s, is not too taxing. There is a round of technique drills by position. Robles sends the running backs through a chute that resembles a compact car wash. Instead of big brushes, the players are buffeted by six spring-loaded dummies, three on each side. Ron Heller works with the tight ends. He played that position in the NFL, earning a Super Bowl ring with the San Francisco ers. Heller joined the Bishop family by marrying a graduate of the school and sending his daughters there. “These kids have it made,” Capritto says of the caring supervision that’s devoted to the team. On the other hand, it’s a lot of hard work

for everybody.“Football is different,” Capritto says.“In basketball and baseball, you’re always playing games. We’ve put in hundreds of practices. The kids give up a lot to be out here. So many things are pulling them in different directions.”

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27 The players start every day (game days excepted) at 7 a.m. in the school’s weight room. There is a sign on the wall: “Did you work out today? Your opponent did.” They head for today’s practice at 6:30 p.m. at Santa Barbara City College’s La Playa Stadium, the field where they play their home games under a rental agreement. It has a durable carpet of artificial turf and stadium lights for night games. The evening includes a tackling drill for 10 minutes, the Cardinals’ only full contact in practice all week.“We’ve stepped back from it, partly because of the sensitivity to concussions,” Crawford says.“If it was a problem [in last week’s scrimmage] against Hueneme, we’d tackle every day this week. This is such a veteran group, we haven’t needed that.” It’s another long day for Crawford. He attended a Tri-Valley League coaches’ meeting in Oxnard Monday night and didn’t get home until 11 p.m.“I’m beat,” he says. But he does not let his players know it.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 The Cardinals return to their school field for practice. It also serves as the baseball diamond and soccer pitch, and the grass is threadbare in patches. There is a single soccer goal, and attached to it is a banner advertising the football team’s lofty ranking by Cal-Hi Sports in 2012. Thomas Lash, a senior linebacker, says the attention they receive in the classroom keeps their priorities from getting out of whack.“We don’t slack off in class,” says Lash, who takes a history course from Capritto.“The coaches always know how you’re doing.” cont’d

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 The temperature soars to 94 degrees, the hottest day of the year in Santa Barbara. It’s also Mass day at Bishop Diego, and all the male students must wear ties. Fortunately, at the daybefore-game football practice, the players can wear shorts instead of full gear. They linger in the shade outside the weight room before it’s time to take the field. As Braniff pulls on his jersey, a red stocking falls out. “It’s my sister’s,” he says.“It must have been in the wash.” His practice gear is laundered at cont’d p. 29 ˘ home every night. Others PAUL WELLMAN

Joe Salcedo, a 66 270-pound tackle, is being recruited by Division I colleges because of his physical attributes, but he hits the books, too. “Three of our five offensive linemen have four-point GPAs,” he says. Joe Stevenson’s grade average is 4.4. The

58, 240-pound guard wants to study engineering in college and expects this will be his last football season.“Our coaches prepare us well,” he says.“It gets tiresome, but you have to push through it. Hopefully we’ll go to the championship and leave on a good note. We’re capable of doing it as long as we stay focused and play hard.” “We can’t get ahead of ourselves,” says center Jack Braniff. “We have to treat the Santa Maria game like we haven’t proved anything this year,” Stevenson says. This practice is not perfect. Crawford grimaces when offense fumbles a pitchout. They don’t have to hear that they messed up. A minute later, he shouts,“Why are you walking back to the huddle, gentlemen?” There is blown coverage in a seven-onseven drill.“Defense, drop and give me 10 [pushups],” Molina growls.“You want to know why? Nobody’s talking. Pick up the pace, or you’ll do 300 after practice.” Capritto chimes in,“Why aren’t you running, Peter? You’re jogging. You can’t do that.” The practice goes on for more than three hours. Finally, at 6:47 p.m., Crawford announces,“Circle up. Let’s go.” The players shed their helmets and pads as they stretch their limbs. Then they gather around the coaches to hear the last word of the day.“You know it’s true: This week has been shabby,” Crawford says.“Clean it up. You’ve got to communicate and learn to do things right under pressure. It all comes down to how we handle the stuff we can control.” John Samson, a lineman known as “Cowboy,” says a prayer: “Dear God, thank you for this day. Help us in school and home. Bless us Friday. Amen.”

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in back.” “We all bent down,” Otto Stowe said, but he could not fool anybody. The 62 wide receiver was one of the taller members of the team that put together a matchless 17-0 record, capped by a 14-7 victory over the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII in 1973. So Stowe went to the top of the three-level riser in the East Room of the White House. Then Barack Obama entered the room with Don Shula, the team’s coach in that perfect season, and the Dolphins received a public tribute from the president of the United States. “It’s something I’ve always dreamed of,” said Stowe, a longtime Goleta resident, who made the trip to the nation’s capital with his wife, Judie Stowe. During the players’ private meetand-greet with the president before the ceremony, Stowe told him he was born in Chicago and grew up in Springfield, Illinois. Obama’s response: “Hey, you’re my homey.” Stowe was one of 31 players at the ceremony. Three teammates refused to attend for political reasons, even though team owner Stephen Ross, a staunch Republican, paid for the trip and expressed gratitude to the president. White House invitations have become commonplace for sports champions — UCSB’s 2006 soccer team was welcomed by President George W. Bush — but at the time of Miami’s success, Richard Nixon occupied the oval office, and the Watergate scandal was brewing. Also, Stowe pointed out,“Nixon was an ardent Redskins fan.” As a football team, the Dolphins were a conservative bunch, which is why current NFL fans may not have heard of Otto Stowe or even Paul Warfield, their Hall of Fame receiver. “Paul was totally awesome, but our game wasn’t throwing the football,” Stowe said.“It was pounding the line with Larry Csonka [a battering-ram fullback] and Mercury Morris. We threw 10 or 12 passes a game.” Stowe was drafted out of Iowa State in 1971. Miami went to the Super Bowl in his rookie year but lost to the Dallas Cowboys.“The next year, [Shula] was hollering in our ears,” he said. “If he didn’t like the way we practiced, he’d make us do three a day. After the eighth game, we knew we had a chance to make history.” Warfield took Stowe under his wing.“He didn’t just think of himself,” Stowe said.“Shula told him he’d have to teach me.” It paid off when Warfield was hurt and couldn’t play in the 11th game of the perfect season. In his place, Stowe caught six passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns in Miami’s 31-10 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cowboys traded for Stowe the next year and installed him as a starter. He was their leading receiver after seven games when an

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open tight end Nolan Tooley for a 49-yard TD. Santiago Bollag drills the first of six straight conversion kicks for a 13-0 lead. Williams is woozy on the sideline. He had been suffering from flu symptoms earlier in the week, and the last run exhausted him. He takes a seat, but the Cardinals’ running game does not suffer behind the veteran offensive line. Plowing through holes are Abel Gonzalez, FRIDAY, AUGUST 30: Ricky Herrera, Daniel Molina, Walter Hernandez, and B.J. Murillo, whose 40-yard scamper puts the Cardinals ahead 20-0 at the end of the first quarter. Bishop’s two-quarterback rotation works like a charm. Carter and Gabe Molina alternate taking the snaps, bringing in the plays from Crawford. “It keeps each quarterback fresh,” says Carter. He shoots a nifty shovel pass to Gonzalez for a 49-yard score. Molina connects with Murillo on a 33-yard TD pass, and Bishop leads at halftime, 34-0. In the SBCC locker room, Crawford tells the team they won’t run up the score by throwing the ball. He wants to see them execute the ground game: “Stay on your blocks, be physical, finish TAKIN’ IT TO THE LIMIT: Bishop Diego’s Anthony them.” Molina reminds the defense to keep track Carter (1) electrified the crowd when he returned of the Saints’ athletic quarterback Dominique the opening kickoff of the 2013 football season 69 Garrett. yards. Santa Maria’s Fidencio Rodriguez made a A short TD run by Murillo puts Bishop ahead touchdown-saving tackle. 41-0 in the third quarter. Because the Cardinals lead by more than 35 points, the clock runs without stopIt was 93 degrees in the afternoon when Bishop’s junior ping throughout the final period. Bishop’s defensive subvarsity team played Santa Maria on the school field. At stitutes secure a shutout, and Nunzio Billotti’s dazzling seaside La Playa Stadium, 45 minutes before 7:30 kickoff 73-yard interception return caps a 48-0 victory. of the varsity game, Crawford says,“This feels like air After the postgame handshakes with the Saints, and conditioning.” the singing of the alma mater with the cheerleaders, the The coaches are all wearing new hats with a logo Cardinals hear parting comments from the coaches. designed by Capritto. Molina is superstitious about the Crawford is pleased with the team’s depth, telling them rest of his attire.“I’ve got the same shirt and the same Nike shoes I’ve worn for three years,” he says.“The only time I wear them is at games. Last year I wore a new pullover at the Mission Prep game. It wasn’t going so well, and I took the damn thing off.” Capritto saved a shoelace that had broken during Bishop’s winning streak.“I almost threw it away,” he says,“but I put it in my bag instead.” “We always sit in the same chairs at the team meal,” Crawford says. Today’s pregame meal was served at the school early in the afternoon by parents.“Chicken pasta, salad, bread, and lots of water,” Crawford says. The teams warm up on opposite sides of the 50-yard line. The Cardinals are clad in red uniforms with black numbers. Santa Maria’s Saints wear white with red trim. Clouds to the west of the stadium take on a reddish hue as the sun sets on the balmy evening. LEADER OF THE PACK: Head coach Tom Before the national anthem is sung, the Cardinals Crawford has been pointing things out to the receive final instructions from the coaches.“If you Bishop Diego football team for 14 years. need a blow,” Crawford says,“be sure to communicate with the coaches.” He adds,“I don’t have anything else he couldn’t tell the difference when reserves took the to say other than, take care of business.” place of starters. He says they have to work on their conMolina reminds the seniors that they are beginning ditioning and remember the times they came up short. “I the last chapter of their careers.“Whose time is it?” he don’t like to see us in a fourth-and-one,” he says.“If you’d asks. stayed on a block, we’d have a first down.” “Our time!” The Cardinals’ next opponent will be a serious chal“What kind of football are you gonna play?” lenge. They’ll be traveling to Santa Ynez, whose Pirates “Bishop football!” The experience of the Cardinals emerges immediately have opened their season an 11-7 victory over Dos Pueblos.“We’ll have Santa Ynez game film on Huddle against a Santa Maria team that is coming off a 1-9 seatomorrow morning when you wake up,” Crawford says. son. Bishop’s versatile Anthony Carter takes the opening (Huddle is a computer program through which high kickoff at the 15 and breaks into the clear. He runs 69 school teams exchange videos that can be transmitted to yards before a shoestring tackle brings him down at the players’ computers and smart phones.) Santa Maria 16. Two plays later, All-CIF running back “Good job, Amtrak,” a man says to Braniff as the Aidan Williams powers up the middle for 11 yards and a Cardinals leave the stadium.“That was my Little League touchdown. Less than a minute into the game, it’s 6-0. coach,” the Bishop center says. Braniff is feeling good. 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/: Louise Warner Trunk Show  For one day only, the museum store at the S.B. Museum of Art will feature the elegant handmade works (above) of Santa Barbara native Louise Warner. -pm. S.B. Museum of Art,  State St. Free. Call -. /: Secrets of the Gaviota Opening Reception  Celebrate the work of Shaw Leonard, a noteworthy filmmaker and photographer whose depiction of the Gaviota Coast is both unique and revealing, with live music, fine wines, and a raffle. -pm. Casa de la Guerra,  E. De la Guerra St. Free. Call -. /: Friends of Africa  Dr. Brian M. Fagan, professor emeritus of anthropology at UCSB, will share some stories from the harrowing early days of Egyptology and present a slideshow on his  book, The Rape of the Nile. :pm. Raoul Textiles,  State St. $. Call -. /: Pure Passion Opening Reception  This unique exhibition features the work of three female artists — Margaret Singer, Malka, and Patricia Post — and

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/: The Saint of Fucked Up Karma  Crying  Kafka is back and at it again, this time at Center Stage Theater, with their enigmatic concert-meets-theater piece. pm. Center Stage Theater,  Paseo Nuevo. $-$. Ages +. Call -.

/: Field of Dreams  Kevin Costner stars in this Oscar-nominated classic film, which still reminds audiences everywhere that “If you build it, they will come.” pm. Plaza Playhouse Theater,  Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. $. Call -.

/: fun. with Tegan and Sara  Pop-music juggernauts fun. will visit the Bowl as part of their Most Nights tour, bringing with them beloved indie duo Tegan and Sara. Patrons can expect to participate in a lot of singing and youthful exuberance. pm. Santa Barbara Bowl,  N. Milpas St. $.-$.. Call -. Read more on p. . /: Rising Star Tri-County

Singing Competition 

The stakes are high in this competition that will draw hopeful country singers from Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties. Whoever is crowned Tri-County’s “Rising Star” will win $,, a studio recording session, and the opportunity to open for a headline performer. pm. Chumash Casino Resort,  E. Hwy. , Santa Ynez. $-$. Call () -.

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/: Cody Canada and Jason Boland  This combination of musicians hailing from the Lone Star State is slated to give the audience an evening of music in a beautiful setting that they won’t soon forget. pm. Ranch & Reata Roadhouse,  Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. $-$. Call -.

/: Art at the JCC Presents Santa Barbara Art Association  Artists from around the area will come out in support of the JCC’s programs, putting on an opening reception and exhibit in a variety of media and genres. The exhibit runs through November . -pm. Bronfman Family Jewish Community Ctr.,  Chapala St. Free. Call -.

SUNDAY 9/8 /: 32nd Annual Taste of the Town  It’s all about wine this weekend, as S.B.’s original tasting event will take over the Riviera Park and Gardens. Noon-pm. Riviera Park and Gardens,  Alameda Padre Serra. $-$. Ages +. Call -. Read more on p. . /: Just Desserts  Celebrate Just Communities, and sample the best in sweet treats this weekend at the organization’s annual fundraiser. -pm. Antioch University,  Anacapa St. $-$. Call .

/: Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra  World music and acoustic guitar come to SOhO’s stage — Ottmar Liebert (pictured) and Luna Negra will celebrate La Semana, his first album in five years. :pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club,  State St. $. Call -.

/: Eyes in the Sky Open House  Join the Santa Barbara Audubon Society’s journey through the high-flying world of birds of prey — complete with raptor programs, storytelling, raffles, and more. Noon-pm. S.B. Museum of Natural History,  Puesta del Sol Rd. $-$. Call -.

MONDAY 9/9 /: New Models for Journalism  Executive Editor Joe Donnelly will introduce one of the area’s newest media sources, Mission & State, which promises “narrative journalism from the heart of Santa Barbara.” :pm. Antioch University,  Anacapa St. Free$. Call -. /: Seniors: Down to the

Wire! Writing College Applications  It’s coming up fast! Entering high school seniors should get ready for a whirlwind school year by preparing for the next step — this workshop will help them navigate the stressful waters of UC applications and the Common Application. pm. Goleta Library,  N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Call -.

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TUESDAY 9/10 /: Dominoes Night  Head down to Velvet this Tuesday and toss down some bones at the weekly dominoes tournaments — keep the party going with a few s and old-school hip-hop all night. -pm. Velvet Jones,  State St. Ages +. Call -.

/: Mason Jennings  American folk veteran Mason Jennings (pictured) is back in town and ready to play — though his life has changed since his days as a touring musician. He’s now a father of two and a husband, themes he explores on his latest album, Minnesota. pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club,  State St. $-$. Ages +. Call -.

/: OneRepublic and Sara Bareilles  Pop superstars OneRepublic and established piano-pop icon Sara Bareilles will unite at the Bowl this week, both supporting their new studio albums, Native and The Blessed Unrest, respectively. pm. S.B. Bowl,  N. Milpas St. $.$. Call -. /: Ben and Ash, Nikki

Lang, Raye, George Krikes If a smaller venue is your thing, head to SOhO, where a varied lineup of singer/songwriters will perform. pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club,  State St. $. Call -.



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Sunday /: Wade Hayes Country superstar Wade Hayes (pictured) will stride, not wade, into Santa Ynez this weekend, performing a set of his back-home hits. :pm. Ranch & Reata Roadhouse,  Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. $-$. Call -. 

Goleta: Camino Real Marketplace, am-pm

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TUE SEP 10 7:00PM “A PLACE AT THE TABLE” As part of Food Sovereignty Week The Orfalea

Foundation presents this FREE screening of the thought provoking documentary about the intersection of corporate food systems, public policy & hunger in America today. For more info & to reserve your seat please visit www.FoodSovWeek.com. Stay after the film to meet with amazing local organizations acting on this issue!

THU SEP 12 7:00PM “THE FUTURE OF HUNGER: AN EVENING WITH JAN POPPENDIECK” As part of Food Sovereignty Week The Orfalea Foundation

presents the noted author of Free for All in conversation with Foodbank SB County CEO Erik Talkin & School Food Initiative Director Kathleen de Chadenedes. Healthy Food Truck/Mobile Cafes will be on site at 5:15pm. For more info & tickets please visit www.FoodSovWeek.com. Jan Poppendieck will have a book signing immediately following the panel discussion!

SAT SEP 14 8:00PM “SINGS LIKE HELL: JASON ISBELL + TOM FREUND”

The popular concert series presents the country rock music of Jason Isbell & alternative country music of Tom Freund. For additional information & tickets please visit www.singslikehell.org or call 512-751-1170. Come join us this hot Saturday night for more of the greatest music you’ve never heard!

TUE SEP 17 7:00PM “CELEBRATING THE CONSTITUTION: GIDEON V. WAINWRIGHT 50 YEARS LATER” The Legal Aid Foundation of Santa

Barbara presents this screening of Gideon’s Trumpet, starring Henry Fonda. Following the film stay for a panel discussion, moderated by SB Judge Brian Hill, on the state of the criminal public defender system & whether free attorneys should be provided to indigent people in certain types of civil cases, such as housing & custody. For more info & tickets please visit www.lafsbc.org or call 805-963-6754 x1

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS Bronfman Family Jewish Community Ctr. – S.B. Art Assn. juried art show, Sept. Nov. .  Chapala St., -. Brooks Institute Gallery  – You Are America (And So Did I!) by Greg Lawler, through Sept. .  E. Cota St., -. Cabana Home – Penelope Gottlieb: Portraits in Air (A Series Revisited), through Sept. .  Santa Barbara St., -. Cancer Ctr. of S.B. – Art Heals, a permanent exhibit.  Pueblo St., NAMES WITHHELD: “Bench Monday” by Heidi Lender is part of the -. Anonymous exhibit on display at wall space gallery through Sept. . CASA Gallery – Pure Passion, through Sept. .  E. Canon Perdido St., -. art exhibits Channing Peake Gallery – W. Dibblee Hoyt: Far Reaches, through Sept. . MUSEUMS S.B. County Administration Bldg.,  E. Art, Design & Architecture Museum – Anapamu St., -. Peake/Picasso, Goya: Disasters of War, and City Hall – Art in the Mayor’s Office, Sept. , Unbuilt UCSB, through Sept. . UCSB, -pm.  Anacapa St., sbartscollaborative -. .org. Casa de la Guerra – Secrets of Gaviota by Curious Cup Bookstore – Kerry Goldberg, Shaw Leonard, through Nov. .  E. De la through Sept. .  Linden Ave., -. Guerra St., -. Cypress Gallery – Passion by Tonya Casa Dolores – Transportation ¡Dale!, Romano Schultz, through Sept. .  E. through Sept. , and multiple permanent Cypress Ave., Lompoc, -. installations.  Bath St., -. Divine Inspiration Gallery – Blossoming, Karpeles Manuscript Library and through Sept. .  State St., -. Museum – Multiple permanent installaDnA Design & Art – Playgrounds, tions.  W. Anapamu St., -. through September.  Carpinteria Ave., Lompoc Museum – Multiple permanent Carpinteria, -. installations.  S. H St., Lompoc, -. Faulkner Gallery – Light & Color, Joy & Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Peace, through Sept. . Central Library, Barbara – erry icket by Dasha Shishkin and  E. Anapamu St., -. Bloom Projects: Edgar Orlaineta, Katsina Hospice of S.B. – Permanent installations Horizon, through Sept. .  Paseo Nuevo, by painter Mary Heebner.  Alameda -. Padre Serra, Ste. , -. Ojai Valley Museum – Ojai Collects: Hotel Indigo – Limuw: An Ode to the Sea, Selections from Eight Ojai Private Collections, through Jan. , .  State St., -. through Sept. .  W. Ojai Ave., Ojai, Jane Deering Gallery – Unbuilt Santa -. Barbara presented by the Art, Design & Rancho La Patera/Stow House – Multiple Architecture Museum, through Sept. . permanent exhibits hosted by the Goleta  E. Canon Perdido St., -. Valley Historical Society.  N. Los Carneros Marcia Burtt Studio – Marcia Burtt solo Rd., Goleta, -. exhibition, through Nov. . .  Laguna St., S.B. Historical Museum – De la Tierra — -. Art of the Adobe, through Oct. ; The Story of MichaelKate – Abstract Landscape, Santa Barbara, permanent exhibition. Free through Sept. .  Santa Barbara St., admission.  E. De la Guerra St., -. -. S.B. Maritime Museum – Photography Ojai Art Ctr. – ART 524, through Oct. .  S. by Jack London, through Dec. ; Lost Surf Montgomery St., Ojai, -. Art Posters of Santa Barbara by Rick Sharp, Santa Barbara Arts – Valori Fussell, through April .  Harbor Wy., #, through Sept. .  State St., Ste. , -. -. S.B. Museum of Art – Labour and Wait, S.B. Tennis Club – 7 Summers, through through Sept. ; Un/Natural Color, through Sept. .  Foothill Rd., -. Sept. ; Degas to Chagall: Important Loans Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery – from The Armand Hammer Foundation and Amos Kennedy, through Sept. . the Collection of Michael Armand Hammer  E. Anapamu St., -. and Martin Kersels’s Charm series, ongoing Trowbridge Gallery – Photographic exhibitions.  State St., -. artistry of Henry Marks, through Sept. . Ty Warner Sea Ctr. – Multiple permanent  E. Ojai Ave., Ste. , Ojai, -. installations.  Stearns Wharf, -. wall space gallery – Anonymous by Heidi Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Lender, through Sept. .  E Yanonali St., Art – Invisible Realms: Encountering the -. Sacred, through Oct. . Adams Ctr., Westmont College,  La Paz Rd., -.

GALLERIES Architectural Foundation Gallery – Urban Scenes and Architecture by Thomas Van Stein and Wyllis Heaton, Sept.  - Nov. .  E. Victoria St., -. Atkinson Gallery – LifeLike: Deborah Zlotsky, through Sept. . SBCC West Campus,  Cliff Dr., Bldg. , Rm. , -. Betteravia Gallery – The Anne and Walon Green Collection: The Paintings of Channing Peake, through Sept. . Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Ctr.,  E. Lakeside, Santa Maria, -.

LIVE MUSIC

CLASSICAL Trinity Lutheran Church –  La Cumbre Rd., -. SUN: Inaki Dieguez Accordion Concert (pm)

POP, ROCK & JAZZ Adama –  Chapala St., -. THU: Greg Harrison (pm) Brewhouse –  W. Montecito St., -. THU-SAT, WED: Live Music (pm) Cold Spring Tavern –  Stagecoach Rd., -.

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SEPT. 5–12 Arwen and Peter Lewis (pm) Steve Fort (pm); Adam Phillips Band (pm) SUN: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan (:); Teresa Russell and Cocobilli (:pm) Chumash Casino Resort –  E. Hwy. , Santa Ynez, -. FRI: Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan (pm) THU: Boz Scaggs (pm) The Creekside –  Hollister Ave., -. WED: Country Night (pm) MON: Karaoke with Dyno (pm) Dargan’s –  E. Ortega St., -. THU: Dannsair (:pm) SAT: Traditional Irish Music (:pm) TUE: Karaoke (pm) Endless Summer Bar/Café –  Harbor Wy., -. FRI: Acoustic guitar and vocals (:pm) EOS Lounge –  Anacapa St., -. THU: Huge Thursday with Mackie and Bix King FRI: Live Music (-pm); DNA Presents SAT: DJ Calvin and Kohjay WED: Salsa Night Indochine –  State St., -. TUE: Indie Night (pm) WED: Karaoke (:pm) The James Joyce –  State St., -. THU: Alastair Greene Band (pm) FRI: Kinsella Brothers Band (pm) SAT: Ulysses (:-:pm) SUN, MON: Karaoke (pm) TUE: Ben Markham and Brian Cole WED: Open Mike Night Jill’s Place –  Santa Barbara St., -. FRI, SAT: Piano Bar with Al Reese (:pm) La Cumbre Plaza –  S. Hope Ave., -. THU /: Jazz at the Plaza (pm) Marquee –  State St., -. THU: Thursday Jazz Night (pm) WED: Open Mike Night (pm) Moby Dick Restaurant –  Stearns Wharf, -. WED-SAT: Derroy (pm) SUN: Derroy (am) Monty’s –  Hollister Ave., Goleta, -. THU: Karaoke Night (pm) O’Malleys and the Study Hall –  State St., -. THU: College Night with DJ Gavin Old Town Tavern –  Orange Ave., Goleta, -. WED, FRI, SAT: Karaoke Night (:pm) Palapa Restaurant –  State St., -. FRI: Live Mariachi Music (:pm) Ranch and Reata Roadhouse –  Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, -. SAT: Cody Canada and Jason Boland (:pm) WED: Wade Hayes (:pm) Reds Tapas & Wine Bar –  Helena Ave., -. THU: Music Thursdays (pm) Roundin’ Third –  Calle Real, -. THU, TUE: Locals Night (pm) S.B. Bowl –  N. Milpas St. Call -. SAT: fun. with Tegan and Sara (pm) TUE: OneRepublic and Sara Bareilles (pm) S.B. Maritime Museum –  Harbor Wy., #, -. FRI: SAT:

Ukulele music and singing (-:pm) Sandbar –  State St., -. TUE: ’s Night (pm) WED: Big Wednesday (pm) THU: College Night (pm) SOhO Restaurant & Music Club –  State St., -. THU: Blonde Redhead (pm) SAT: Dylan Schmidt & the Rhythm Souls (pm) TUE: Ben & Ash, Nikki Lang, Raye, George Krikes (pm) WED: Mason Jennings (pm) Statemynt –  State St., -. THU: DJ Akorn WED: Blues Night (pm) Tiburon Tavern –  State St., -. FRI: Karaoke Night (:pm) TonyRay’s –  De la Guerra Plaza, -. FRI: Karaoke (pm) SAT: Live Music (pm) SUN: Live Music (pm) Velvet Jones –  State St., -. FRI: Country Fridays (pm) Whiskey Richard’s –  State St., -. MON: Open Mike Night (pm) WED: Punk on Vinyl (pm) Wildcat –  W. Ortega St., -. THU: DJs Hollywood and Patrick B SUN: Red Room with DJ Gavin Roy (pm) TUE: Local Band Night (pm) Zodo’s –  Calle Real, Goleta, -. THU: KJEE Thursday Night Strikes (:-:pm) MON: Service Industry Night (pm)

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Bike Repairs and Barber Shops Text and photos by Jack Crosbie

“Bikes are just such an easy form of transportation; it attracts all kinds of people,” said Josh Vanasse. “Working for a bike shop, I often wonder if I’m as crazy as some of the people that come in,” said Pete Albrecht.” “He fixed a luggage cart today,” Vanasse said. Albrecht laughed: “That’s one of my favorite parts of working [here], meeting all the awesome people in the community.” The two guys work for Cranky’s Bikes on State Street and will happily tune up your twowheeled pedal pusher in between fixing luggage carts, strollers, and whatever else happens to come in off of Santa Barbara’s streets.

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“I’m the only one on this block that hasn’t changed — the people down the street, the pizza place, pastrami place, all relatively new. I’m the only one that’s been here,” said Willie, of Willie’s Barber Shop on Figueroa Street. Willie’s has been on the block for 57 years.

Guessing Games

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Before the late 17th century, the act of smoking was called what?

❏ Dry drunkenness ❏ Ash sickness ❏ Puffing the stovepipe

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What was the name of the first robot rover to explore Mars?

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Which Western hero has been portrayed in film the most?

❏ Pathfinder ❏ Sojourner ❏ Viking

❏ Billy the Kid ❏ Jesse James ❏ Buffalo Bill

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Kids and Trucks

The birth of a child is a wonderful event, but adding to the family can also be overwhelming for the parents. Enter Postpartum Education for Parents (PEP), which provides emotional support, education, and resources for new families. To keep this valuable nonprofit running, PEP holds a fundraiser that involves big vehicles. Called Touch-a-Truck, the event offers a bunch of cool transportation machines for all ages to learn about and climb on, including tow trucks, tractors, trolleys, emergency vehicles, and a helicopter. There will be food and drinks to buy, vendors/ exhibitors on Truck Alley, and a bounce house and a truck-washing station for the kiddies. It takes place Sunday, September 15, 10 a.m.3 p.m., at the Elks Lodge (150 N. Kellogg Ave., Goleta). Tickets are $5 (individual) and $20 (family). For more information, visit peptouchatruck.org. — Michelle Drown

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ow that the dog days of summer are waning, campus life has become a hot topic for the school district. Nearly 60 high school students gathered at Santa Barbara High School at the end of August to participate in Academy of Healing Arts’ newest initiative: Peace Builders. The name of AHA!’s — a 14-year-old, S.B.based nonprofit dedicated to bettering the lives of area teens — pilot program sums up its mission: cultivating a peaceful community, increasing connections, and reducing hatred on campus. The two-day event brought together two SBHS assistant principals, Elise Simmons and Gabe Sandoval, counselor Martha Acevedo, two outreach coordinators for the district, 15 AHA! staff, and AHA! cofounders and directors Jennifer Freed and Rendy Freedman. Participants sought to build “Peace-Q”— intelligence based on compassion and inclusion — through interactive games, small group discussions, short blocks of instruction, and inspirational talks. Freed asked the students: “What can you actually do to be a Peace Builder between now and September?” Student responses included being friendly, making eye contact, coolly approaching bullies, and sitting with students who eat lunch alone. “I’ve always wanted to help other people who are bullied. Peace Builders kind of gives me the resources to do that,” Lily, an SBHS sophomore, said. During one of the sessions, each person shared one word they never wanted to be called again, and then a positive word that they wanted to hear more often. Another session included talks from AHA! staff about the history of the “n-word” and excessive use of the word “gay” at school and around town. One of AHA!’s co-facilitators, SBCC psychology student LeAndra Harris, 23, started with the youth program after feeling isolated and culture-shocked after she moved to Santa Barbara from the Bay Area when she was 16. “I never felt black until I moved here,” she recalled. Her grandmother persuaded her to join the program that she first assumed to

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be “a bunch of hippie people holding hands.” But AHA! jump-started her own healing and allowed her to come to appreciate Santa Barbara, she said. “What I love about AHA! is that it’s straight up,” she said. “Love yourself. Be concerned with you first before you comment on somebody else.” Seven years after her first meeting, Harris said she’s excited and kind of shocked because the high school kids today are so receptive to the initiative. “It’s evolved into an amazing program,” she said. Peace Builders also advocates for what is increasingly called Restorative Approaches, a fairly new discipline model that shies away from black-and-white consequences like detention and suspension and instead emphasizes personal responsibility, discussion, and repair. The goal is to first prevent offenses and then to teach offenders to resolve conflict, self-reflect, and make amends, which according to AHA!, reduces future offenses. “Bullies are not happy people. They need help, too,” Freed said. Supported by Superintendent David Cash, Restorative Approaches will be implemented at SBHS, Goleta Valley Junior High, La Cumbre Junior High, and La Colina Junior High this school year after it piloted last year at Santa Barbara Junior High. “It’s very important to me. We have a real deep commitment for change by our staff,” Cash said. “Our goal is to keep kids in school.” AHA! recruited a range of SBHS students recognized by school staff as natural leaders for Peace Builders. Students received either a $100 stipend or community-service hours for participating in the two-day event. Meeting will continue throughout the school year at lunchtime on the third Thursday of each month as a club open to all students. “Honestly, I feel like we can sit here for however long and discuss the things we can do … but I don’t think anything will change if we’re not willing to make the effort,” said Michelle, a high school senior. “Change starts — Kelsey Brugger with us first.”

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answers: . Dry drunkenness. . Sojourner. . Buffalo Bill.

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ITCHY SCRATCHY: Mosquitoes have plagued Earth for 100 million years.

am writing this from a dusty campsite in a remote corner of Northern California. Despite dousing myself in DEET last night and donning my Don’t Judge Me I’m Camping long johns (which protected every inch of skin from mosquitoes), I’ve just located a large red welt on my left arm that is begging to be scratched. How did those little buggers get through my well-planned layers of defense? Anyone who has seen the movie Jurassic Park knows that mosquitoes have plagued our planet for 100 million years, and over that period, they’ve become very good at ruthlessly pursuing blood meals. As a public-health physician, I get lots of questions about mosquitoes and the dangers of West Nile Virus. WNV is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites and has gained infamy in recent years for some well-publicized cases where the infected person developed progressive neurological disease and eventually died. The fact that there is no treatment and no vaccine adds to public alarm when one of these cases occurs. But the truth is these cases are incredibly rare. During the past five years, our county has had only had one case of WNV, and it was not fatal. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only one in five people who are infected will develop symptoms, which are usually minor (fever, headache, fatigue); only about one percent of infected people will develop serious illness. Hopefully, these statistics will help to relieve worry, although they won’t relieve the annoying welts you’ll get from our ever-present, ever-biting mosquito population. For that, you’ll need to take some preventive measures. First, mosquito-proof your home. Eliminate standing water in gutters, pool covers, pet water dishes, and bird baths on a regular basis. Next, make sure all open windows and doors have solid, hole-free screens in place. Mosquitoes are weak flyers, so placing a large fan on your patio can also help keep them at bay. The peak hours for mosquito bites are from dusk to dawn, so covering legs and arms with protective clothing is wise. On a full moon, they are 500 times more active, according to the American Mosquito Control Association. Which repellent I recommend depends on your personal preference. Repellents containing DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon, eucalyptus, and para-menthane-diol products will provide longer-lasting protection. Spraying clothing with an EPA-registered repellent creates an additional barrier. Citronella candles, despite excellent marketing, only have a very mild anti-mosquito effect. But what if you still get bites, despite faithfully following all of the above advice? Scientists have studied more than 350 odor compounds produced by human skin and drawn some helpful conclusions about what smells attract these insects. It turns out that mosquitoes, like my German uncle, love the smells of beer, Limburger cheese, and pretty perfume. The Limburger cheese research helped explain why they are so drawn to stinky feet (which smell like the cheese — yuck!). They are also drawn to pregnant women, who emit a higher amount of carbon dioxide from their breath, and to people with blood type O. According to research, the insects can smell your blood type before they bite. To dispel some myths, the following things do not deter mosquitoes: eating garlic, vitamin B12, bananas, or mystical campfire dances (sorry, kids). The limited research on back-porch bug zappers suggests they aren’t very effective, either. Although I don’t plan on having Limburger cheese and beer for dinner, I expect I’ll probably get a few more bites just sitting around the campfire tonight. It’s a reminder that mosquitoes still outrank me on the evolutionary food chain, and I’m okay with that. After all, it’s a great excuse to sport my tie-dyed long johns and ■ frumpy camping hat. I’ll take it.

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Women’s Writing Class Harnesses the Power of Myth by Elizabeth Schwyzer

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very writer knows the horror of myth of Demeter and Persephone and the the blank page, the cursor blinklesser-known Sumerian myth of Inanna and ing away in a sea of white. Like all Ereshkigal, Marks gave a series of riveting creative processes, writing requires mini-lectures, focusing on what she sees as courage to face the unknown and trust that the feminine equivalent of the hero’s joursome kind of order will evolve. As seasoned ney: the journey into the underworld. As writing teachers and coaches Dara Marks the survivor of a devastating car accident in and Deb Norton see it, the writing process her teens in which she was burned, Marks is closely parallels life itself. something of an authority on suffering and For the past five years, Marks and Norton on the transformation it allows. She’s also an have collaborated on a women’s writing articulate and impassioned speaker. “Story is workshop that guides participants on a crethe human instruction manual,” said Marks. ative journey, using ancient myths and femi“If you want to understand how to develop nine archetypes as metaphors for creativity. characters, look at how your own character Their course, Engaging the Feminine Heroic, has been developed. It’s really about how you incorporates both theory and practice, deal with challenge and conflict.” drawing on Marks’s studies in mythology Marks’s talks fueled the intellect; Norton and her background as a Hollywood script provided the ideal balance with guided consultant, as well as on Norton’s knack for writing prompts and effective approaches helping writers at all levels to get unstuck to getting pens flowing across pages. Her and reconnected to their stories. instructions for writers emphasized process Mark’s and Norton’s own life stories share over product.“Keep your pen moving. Don’t much in common. In the late 1980s, Marks try to be clever. Get it wrong; bark up the began consulting with screenwriters. Over wrong tree,” and her tone was at once playful time, she found something missing in the and respectful. The results, moreover, were traditional story structures that were being stunning. Over the course of three days, I perpetuated: formulas that emphasized plot wrote, read, and listened to raw, funny, and but overlooked characters’ internal quests. moving stories of women’s journeys through She returned to graduate school, earned her darkness and back. PhD in mythology, and has spent the years Though Marks makes a clear distincsince then refining a nuanced approach to tion between the feminine (an archetypal storytelling she calls the “transformational set of qualities present in all people) and arc,” which she details in her book, Inside the female, Engaging the Feminine Heroic Story. is aimed at women. Eventually, Marks and Meanwhile, Norton, who for seven years Norton plan to develop a comparable workran Theater  in Ojai, originally trained shop for men. After all, their approach to as an actress, only to discover she hated the storytelling is relevant to all human experibusiness of acting. “I realized what I wanted ence.“In stories, as in real life,” Marks noted, was to tell really life-changing stories,” she “big external challenges make big internal explained. After years spent teaching herself demands on us, shaking up the status quo. to confront the blank page, sidestep her This is what propels life forward and causes fears, and write, Norton found she had effec- us to transform and grow.” tive approaches to share with other writers. She has developed a series of classes and workshops focused on overcoming Engaging the Feminine Heroic resistance — among them Unleash is June 12-15, 2014, at La Casa de Your Genius and Write Club. Maria in Montecito. Deb Norton’s Unleash Both women teach and coach Your Genius workshop is September 6-8 and independently — Marks also gives 13-15 in Ojai, and Write Club meets the first lectures — but their collaboration on Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Bohemia Engaging the Feminine Heroic yields Coffee House in Ojai. To learn more about a particularly rich synthesis of theory Marks and Norton or register for their workand practice. In June, I attended an shops, visit daramarks.com and partwild immersive, weekend-long version of .wordpress.com. the workshop at La Casa de Maria in Montecito. Drawing on the Greek

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ur food system is under heavy fire. Decades of scientific research and investigative journalism have come together in a wave of protest against the ways in which food is produced, distributed, and consumed in the United States. At the heart of this debate is the issue of “food sovereignty,” an umbrella term that seeks to answer a profoundly complicated and timely question: Who decides what we eat? This question is the focus of Food Sovereignty Week, a series of public events organized by the Orfalea Foundation and Share Our Strength that will take place September 9-15 in Santa Barbara. Highlights include a free screening of the documentary A Place at the Table on Tuesday, September 10, followed by a discussion titled The Future of Hunger with celebrated author Jan Poppendieck on September 12. The events conclude with the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s second annual Table of Life Gala on Sunday, September 15. Although each event explores different issues through different perspectives, they share a common premise that public policies in the United States have failed to create an equitable food system that fosters both environmental and human health. “Food Sovereignty Week is an opportunity for concerned people and organizations to come together and learn about progress in the areas of hunger alleviation, food literacy, and food system reform,” says Lois Mitchell, president of the Orfalea Foundation and one of the chief organizers of the events. “It’s all connected. When people understand how food affects their health, their communities, and their children’s ability to learn, they strive to make better choices.” Mitchell says Food Sovereignty Week developed organically, starting with a desire to bring author and sociologist Jan Poppendieck to Santa Barbara. Poppendi-

eck is also featured in A Place at the Table, so the Orfalea Foundation decided a screening of the film would be an engaging way to build momentum for her discussion. The timing of these two events coincided perfectly with the Foodbank’s annual Table of Life Gala, and suddenly Food Sovereignty Week was born. “The screening of A Place at the Table provides some context for and promotes the work of Jan Poppendieck,” says Erin Weber, special events coordinator for the Orfalea Foundation.“Those two events are either low or nocost events, and their purpose is to raise awareness for how we arrived at our current circumstances and what we can do to change them.” The week will conclude with the Table of Life Gala, which provides fundraising avenues for donors to contribute to the issues addressed at the first two events. According to Mitchell, philanthropy performs a pivotal role in many cases like this, where social-benefit programs have been veritably abandoned or avoided by the public sector. All proceeds from the Gala will support the Foodbank’s Feed the Future program to advance nutritional health and food literacy for children of all ages.

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September 10, 7 p.m., at Marjorie Luke Theatre. On September 12, The Future of Hunger: An Evening with Jan Poppendieck takes place at the same time and place (tickets are $5 online and $10 at the door). For info about both, visit foodsovweek.com. The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s Table of Life Gala is September 15 at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria. For info, visit foodbanksbc.org/ tableoflifegala.html.

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n Santa Barbara, there’s a fundraiser as old as Beyoncé and Natalie Portman. That’s Taste of the Town, heading into its 32nd year for the event this September 8, as it keeps raising money for the Arthritis Foundation. If you ask honorary cochair Tina Takaya from Opal Restaurant what makes this, of all the noble Santa Barbara fundraisers, special, she says, “It’s the very first one. We’ve had 32 years to shore it up. For instance, this year I got them to change to really good Dine deliwine glasses. Great wines deserve ciously, great vessels to drink them from. drink delightfully, and These are glasses you’ll want to take fight arthritis at the home.” Indeed, the great wines will 32nd Annual Taste of the be poured from more than 40 local Town, Sunday, September 8, noon - 3 p.m., at wineries, including stars like Au Bon the Riviera Park Gardens Climat, Beckmen, Cargasacchi, Drag(2030 Alameda Padre onette, Foxen, Jaffurs, Margerum, Serra). Main event Presqu’ile, Qupé, and Whitcraft. tickets purchased in But then there’s food, too, all advance are $125; tickets spread amid the shaded alcoves of at the door are $150. the Riviera Park Gardens, with its Call 563-4685 or visit breathtaking views over the city. In tasteofthetownsanta the food-tasting side of things, too, barbara.org/wp. it’s a list at least 40 strong, including newcomers like Anchor Woodfire Kitchen & Bar, Finch & Fork, and Toma, and old-timers like Chase Restaurant, New West Catering, and Michael’s (as in Hutchings) Catering. The event isn’t over until the last Ca’ Dario sage sizzles in butter alongside one of its ravioli. There will also be more room this year, too, as the usual Connoisseurs’ Circle gala meal will happen two days before on September 6, and not concurrent with the main tasting. “Every year we get more efficient, more … fun,” Takaya says. “People felt they ended up at the tail end of the main event after the Connoisseurs’ Circle meal, so we pushed it back this year.” That meal will feature the cooking of Chef Patrice Martineau from El Encanto and crazy goodies like a sea urchin canapé and an appetizer that runs as follows: marinated tartar of hamachi, baked sweet pepper, minted hummus, Mojave raisin, and Greek yogurt. Does it even begin to matter what the main is after that? Takaya and her husband, Richard Yates, have been cochairs for seven years now because, she says, “This event always felt like an important one. Arthritis hits almost everyone [actually, one in five adults] and lots of children, too. But if they get the help they need, it’s easier for them. It’s very inspiring working with all the people at the Arthritis Foundation. They’re a joy to be around.” — George Yatchisin

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MECCA: A pilgrimage to The French Laundry is a delicious, once-in-a-lifetime must.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream My Trip to The French Laundry

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ourmets (not mere, trendy foodies) dream of Thomas Keller’s French Laundry the obsessive way the starstruck dream of George Clooney or Marion Cotillard, except all the gourmets need to attain their dream is to be quick on Open Table or the phone, at exactly 10 a.m. two months prior to the day they care to dine … and to be able to pay $270 per person, for nine courses and service, with tax and alcohol additional. But you don’t quibble cost with Keller (I can’t say for Clooney or Cotillard), for you’re in for the culinary experience of your life. And sure, that’s what everyone says. But that’s because everyone is treated intensely well at this Napa Valley landmark to cuisine. If you ask to keep your menus, you’re told they’ll be ready when you leave, in an embossed folder that will wow the designer in you. If you ask to peek into the kitchen, you’ll get the chance, and meet a sous chef (especially if you’re leaving around midnight). And the crazy professional wait staff — even the person who seems to be bussing knows everything about each dish — will never clink one plate unpleasantly when clearing or lay on the faux chummy, but will help you to perfect wine pairings (via iPad), and make clever jokes, like when explaining one dish and ending,“and that’s Pommes Maxim’s, basically the most magnificent potato chip you’ll ever eat.” The Laundry manages magnificent regularly, making each ingredient taste more than you ever knew it could. I skipped the Hen Egg Ravioli with a heavy snow of black winter truffle (for a $75 supplement) and didn’t regret it a bit, instead receiving a revelatory “Salade de Légumes Vertes” in which you couldn’t quite tell if you had a preserved green tomato or Persian cucumber on your fork until you tasted it, as they were cut in the exact same scoop. It’s food you have to consider, but it is truly considerable. Much of the produce comes from the large garden carefully attended across Yountville’s Washington Street from the restaurant, so it couldn’t get much more local. Not that local is the only goal — putting the absolute best on the plate is. So, there are Island Creek Oysters from Massachusetts in the “Oysters and Pearls,” a Snake River Farms charcoal-grilled “Calotte de Bœuf,” and a ORDER 13-14 SEASON TICKETS TODAY! sautéed fillet of Mediterranean turbot. The beer in sauces is their own Blue swenson Apron Ale they brewed up with Brooklyn Brewery. Each taste is essential, from the classic salmon tartare cornet with sweet red onion crème fraîche “IMPOSSIBLE Kolo LP — has there ever been more elegant finger food? — to the “Grilled Cheese” cheese course, an at best inch-wide sandwich that’s 90 percent Cabot clothbound cheddar and a mere 10 percent, yet still identifiably there, bread. At meal’s end it becomes clear why a woman exiting when we arrived quipped to her dinner-mate,“Quick, let’s leave before they give us another course.” You get to opt for one of two desserts (how does “Dark Treacle,” Devil’s Food, Valrhona Chocolate “Marquise,” Lyle’s Golden Syrup and Marshall Farms Burnt Honey Ice Cream sound?), and you’ve had a cheese course and palate cleanser, but then there’s a gorgeous wooden box opening offering you six different house-made (but of course) chocolate truffles like espresso stout (“Take as many as you want”), tins of shortbreads (the meal extends for days this way), saran-wrapped caramels, light and dark, plus the old signature dessert “Coffee and Doughnuts,” dropped off gratis, the dough fried crisp yet so moist and delicate inside, the coffee actually cappuccino semifreddo frozen beneath steamed milk. There’s nothing precious or cute about these mignardises, as the menu bills them. Nothing is frivolous. Nothing is mere grace note or garnish. Every single thing on a dish, every last course is entrée, if often no more than a bite. It’s a meal that says,“Pay the heck attention” and teaches you how and why to do so. No wonder the meal is so expensive, for it allows you to stop the clock, to — George Yatchisin give pleasure its full and timeless due.

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SIPS AND SMILES: Sean Larkins opened Vino Divino in 2004.

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ine is a profoundly humbling hobby. Just when you think you’ve found the latest bang-for-buck regions (like cabernet franc from Chinon in France’s Loire Valley) or swerved ahead of the curve on forgotten varietals (like pelaverga from northern Italy), something new smacks the smug grin o your face, reminding that the world of wine is an ever-evolving yet millennia-old industry you’ll never fully tame. Last month, my regional wake-up came in the form of a vibrant roussanne from Savoie in the French Alps, while the varietal revelation was delivered from Paso Robles in a lush but limber grape called marselan, a hybrid between grenache and cabernet sauvignon. The former, from nursery-turned-winery Domaine Jean Vullien, and latter, from Benjamin and Nadine Spencer’s “microâ€? label Leojami, were just some of what’s on the shelves at Vino Divino, the small but amply stocked wine shop on De la Vina Street that Sean and Gabby Larkins opened in 2004. We also indulged in a Crozes-Hermitage syrah from David Reynaud’s Domaine Les Bruyères in the northern RhĂ´ne, just to complete a trio that would satisfy anyone who geeks out on the mysterious mix of history and happenstance that leads to any given bottle. For nearly a decade, these sorts of discoveries have been available daily at Vino Divino, but loyal customers really pack it in for the Friday-evening tastings, which are scheduled sporadically but always feature ďŹ ve or more wines to try. That enthusiastic sharing of knowledge is in part what prompted Larkins to open his shop after many years of working for others in the wine business, from retail jobs (his ďŹ rst was at Wine Time on State Street) to brokering (where he was occasionally forced to sell wines he didn’t like) to working tasting rooms.“Out of all the jobs I had,â€? Larkins told me between sips, “this was the most fun, the shop.â€? Today, Vino Divino stocks 400 to 600 bottlings from about 300 producers, with a wide variance in pricing.“People see us as a mom-and-pop shop and think it’s only expensive stu,â€? said Larkins.“But I sell a lot of stu that’s $6.99 and $7.99.â€? To help his customers ďŹ nd the best deals, he runs an extensive website and publishes a newsletter, which drives sales, especially of the geekier stu. Here are some more notes on the three wines we tried. Domaine Jean Vullien’s Chignin-Bergeron: Though roussanne

is known for being very dense and oily, the higher, colder climate of the French Alps must pack in the acid because this is much lighter on its feet than usual but with lots of avor layers that keep unfolding in the glass. “This roussanne is clean — more refreshing than normal,â€? agreed Larkins, who sells this one for $20. Leojami’s RÆd Red: RZB Vineyard, located in the breezy Templeton Gap area, is focused on “international and experimentalâ€? varieties, and its one-acre patch of marselan is the only known planting of the grenache-cab hybrid in the United States. The wine packs in the dense jammy fruits of the cab but lightens up with the juicier elements of the grenache.“This is a geeky wine, but it’s totally for everybody,â€? said Larkins, who oers this for $18. Domaine Les Bruyères’s Crozes-Hermitage: Though respected as a grape grower in the northern RhĂ´ne Valley since 1955, the Reynaud family didn’t start making their own wine until 2003 when then 28-year-old David — grandson of founder Georges Reynaud — jumped in, turning the whole process biodynamic two years later. The wine, which sells at Vino Divino for $32, brings healthy doses of eucalyptus and menthol, oering up a slice of one of the world’s greatest wine regions for a relatively modest price tag. MORE See vinodivinosb.com.

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HE 1ST THURSDAY PROGRAM is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara that takes place on the first Thursday of each month. Participating art venues offer free access to art in a fun and social environment from 5-8pm. 1st Thursday venues also provide additional attractions, such as live music, artist receptions, lectures, wine tastings, and hands-on activities. Additionally, State Street comes alive on 1st Thursday with performances and interactive activities. The magical artistry of Alex & Lee at Oliver & Espig

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G PEIKERT GROUP ARCHITECTS: 10 East Figueroa Street, 805-963-8283 Featuring King Tides – A Visual Indicator of Climate Change, presented by The Sustainability Project. What will sea levels look like in the future? One example is King Tides, a term for an especially high tide event occurring two or three times a year when the gravitational pull between the earth, moon and sun are aligned. Photographers Bill Dewey and Roe Anne White beautifully capture local coastal areas during high tide. www.sustainabilityproject.org H PLUM GOODS: 909 State Street, 805-845-3900 Featuring a collection of work from our favorite artists, including Tami Snow, Matti Berglund, Lily Lambert and Benjamin Anderson. Come join the party and see what we have in store! www.plumgoodsstore.com

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I CASA MAGAZINE: 23 East Canon Perdido Street, 805-965-6448 Pure Passion presents three women, Margaret Singer, Malka Belzberg and Patricia Post who personify a zest for art as their vehicle and as a way of living life. Working within a range of mediums, from painting to sculpture, each of these women explore the human psyche in a broad spectrum as an undercurrent in their imagery. The exhibition is curated by Tom Post. Also featuring music by Harold Kono, a book signing by LeeAnne Del Rio, author of The Loving Divorce, a poetry wall curated by Carol DeCanio and light refreshments. www.casasb.com

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40 East Anapamu Street, 805-962-7635 The Santa Barbara Sculptors Guild is showing at the Faulkner Gallery for the month of September. Please join us from 5-7pm, for our 1st Thursday reception. Refreshments will be provided. www.sbplibrary.org

F ENCANTO: 1114 State Street #22 La Arcada Court 805-722-4338 Join us at our trunk show and fund/awareness raiser for African Schools of Kenya featuring jewelry, clothing and textiles from Africa. We will be serving up some great jazz music from the Blue Moon Quartet and local vino. KIDUA! (See you soon!) www.studioencanto.com

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Degas to Chagall: Important Loans from The Armand Hammer Foundation and the Collection of Michael Armand Hammer: representing artists including Ivan Aivazovsky, Pierre Bonnard, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Marc Chagall, Edgar Degas, Daniel Ridgway Knight, Henri Fantin-Latour, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro and Auguste Renoir. www.sbma.net

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Featuring Topia Abstracta, a new exhibition of original abstract art which deals with landscapes of different kinds. The artists use a variety of visual language such as form, color and line to create abstract works that evoke the image of a landscape or may be interpreted as the unintended idea of one. www.artamo.com

Un/Natural Color: looking at the powerful relationship between color and memory by considering photographs and the ways in which their unique color palettes evoke specific moments of the historical past.

E ART & SOUL OF SANTA BARBARA: 1221 State Street #7, 805-722-5054 Featuring the work of Henry Schutlz, along with music, wine and many of the local artists that are on view in the gallery.

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Labour and Wait: featuring the work of artists who bring 21st century urgency to 19th century principles of virtue through work and craftsmanship. Inspired in part by developments that stem back as far as the Industrial Revolution.

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Featuring W. Dibblee Hoyt’s Far Reaches exhibition. The County Arts Commission presents an exhibition of images, juried by Brett Leigh-Dicks, including former students of Dibblee Hoyt, as well as Hoyt’s own series of photographs. His works document the cowboy/ranch life of Rancho San Julian, a film shoot of Steal Big, Steal Little and travels throughout Russia. Hoyt is a photojournalist, writer and mentor teacher, who taught at Allan Hancock College. www.sbartscommission.org

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Celebrating the opening of three new shows this month. Nicole Strasburg shows her latest work in this highly anticipated new exhibition. Additionally, we debut two major exhibitions focusing on the moody, poetic style of painting known as Tonalism. The first exhibition will focus on the development of the style that flourished at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. The second exhibition presents contemporary artworks that demonstrate the legacy of the historical Tonalist tradition. Also on View: Angela Perko, Amos Kennedy: Put the Power in the Hands of the People... www.sullivangoss.com

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1324 State Street, Suite J, 805-729-2184 In collaboration with Marcia Burtt Gallery we will be exhibiting new work by Marcia. A founding member of both the Oak Group and Scape, Marcia is drawn to qualities of color and light and how they form changing abstract patterns throughout the day. Come see for yourself. www.santabarbaraframeshop.com

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A INDIGO INTERIORS: 1323 State Street, 805-962-6909 Presenting Tools of the Trade, a multi-media invitational show featuring eight Southern California artists. www.indigointeriors.com

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19 GALLERY 27 AT BROOKS INSTITUTE: 27 East Cota Street, 805-690-4913 Presenting You Are America (And So Did I!). Immigration to the U.S. is a rich and evolving story and one that is interwoven into the symbols of America. These symbols, among others, appear in the photographic, sculptural and utilitarian works by Greg Lawler. Lawler shows us these powerful, evocative symbols to challenge us, but also to share the honor it is to call ourselves American. www.facebook.com/brooksgallery27

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1 DIVINE INSPIRATION OF FINE ART: 1528 State Street, 805-962-6444 Celebrate the gallery’s 10th anniversary with a glass of wine, while viewing the beautiful floral and still life paintings of Cathy Quiel, Kay Henry and Cheryl Ambrecht in the exhibition, Blossoming. www.divineinspiration.us

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from her autobiographical, one-woman piece, Notes from the Underground. Through her experiences of the troubling issues within the U.S. judicial system, Ware attempts to understand acts of resistance and their repercussions. Her part demonstration, part multi-media performance explores circumscribed behavioral responses. www.mcasb.org

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Valori Fussell studied extensively in Italy. In addition to her work in the studio, Fussell is a dedicated teacher sharing her vast experience in painting, drawing and printmaking. Proceeds from sales will benefit the Diana 15 JAMES MAIN FINE ART: 27 East De la Guerra Street, 805-962-8347 Basehart Foundation, helping companion animals for seniors. Guitar and vocals by Leslee Sipress and wine Featuring a collection of works by early California artists including etchings by Edward Borein, paintings by Ray Strong, Fernand Lungren and others, as well as modern works by Channing Peake. will served by Grassini Family Vineyards. www.sbarts.net www.jamesmainfineart.com 11 GALLERY 113: 1114 State Street #8, in La Arcada Court 805-965-6611 16 SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 136 E de la Guerra Street, 805-966-1601 Presenting Artist of the Month Thomas Mann, with his new acrylic Landscapes of Santa Barbara and the De La Tierra–Art of the Adobe will feature works from the museum’s collection by renowned artists such as Central Coast.The featured artists are Maryvonne LaParliere, Daekyu Chang, Karen Luckett, Donna Richey Alexander Harmer, Ludmilla Welch, A.M. Podchernikoff, Charles Rollo Peters and Henry Chapman Ford. Disand Judeenne Warren. www.sbartassoc.org played alongside historic photographs by J. Walter Collinge, N.H. Reed and others. Celebrate this magnificent 12 OLIVER & ESPIG: 1108 State Street, in La Arcada Court, 805-962-8111 new exhibit created by Chief Curator Dan Calderon with wine, music and a family-friendly activity. Featuring the magical artistry of Alex & Lee, one-of-a-kind wearable art that is continually evolving. Born out www.santabarbaramuseum.com of the early 70’s, the art is based on a vibrant history of love, imagination and cosmic wonder. Their combination of rare objects, gems and minerals, fossils and natural fibers is unmatched. Meet and feel the spirit of 17 ART IN THE MAYOR’S OFFICE: City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street Mayor Helene Schneider, with support from the Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative, will be opening the tenth in Alex & Lee with Greg Franke. www.oliverandespig.com | www.facebook.com/pages/Oliver-and-Espig a series of rotating exhibitions in her office of artwork by regional artists. The Mayor’s office will only be open 13 JOHN LYLE: 900 State Street, Marshall’s Patio from 5-6pm on 1st Thursday for public viewing.www.sbartscollaborative.org John Lyle is a local guitarist, vocalist, composer and music instructor. He performs regularly at many venues THE ART CRAWL: 735 Anacapa Street in Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley. Lyle is a guitar teacher at Jensen’s Music and is the co-creator The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative will lead a curated Art Crawl through the 1st Thursday festivities. The of the guitar lesson website www.acousticguitarjams.com. www.johnlyle.net curator for the Art Crawl this month is artist Jane Gottlieb, whose works have been exhibited around the 14 ART, DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE MUSEUM OF UCSB: 128 East Canon Perdido, 805-966-3334 world. The Art Crawl starts at 5:30pm in de la Guerra Plaza on the back steps of City Hall. www.sbartscolJoin us for our closing reception! Unbuilt Santa Barbara explores architects’ and planners’ visions for the laborative.org city through drawings and a model of unrealized projects. These drawings propose Spanish Colonial Revival romanticism and mid-century modern pragmatism for State Street and other areas of the City. This exhibition 18 MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SANTA BARBARA is curated by Christina Chiang, Assistant Curator and Chris Marino, Project Archivist. www.museum.ucsb.edu 653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, 805-966-5373 Featuring in the Forum Lounge: Kendra Ware, Notes from the Underground. Kendra Ware performs excerpts

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K CASA DE LA GUERRA: 15 East De la Guerra Street, 805-965-0093 Naples Coalition and Gaviota Coast Conservancy present Secrets of the Gaviota, a collection of black and white photographs by Shaw Leonard and landscape paintings by Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment. The free reception includes live music, a raffle and fine beer and wine for sale to benefit Naples Coalition in their work to protect the Santa Barbara Ranch. Celebrate the natural beauty of our precious Gaviota Coast. www.savenaples.org L INDUSTRY HOME: 740 State Street Suite #1, 805-845-5780 Featuring the work of multiple local artists this month, all showcased on locally-made reclaimed wood skateboards! Each artist has their own unique style. Local young music talent Jamey Geston will also be performing with her indie folk sound. Stop by and enjoy some of Santa Barbara’s best artists. www.industry-home.com M SALT: 740 State Street, 805-963-7258 Featuring the incredible David Kennet, a Reiki Master and vocal coach. Using crystal singing bowls and his voice, he takes us on a vibrational sound voyage that will help us connect, melt away perceived limits and obstacles and balance the main energy centers in our bodies. This very special concert will be performed in our beautiful Himalayan salt cave. www.saltcavesb.com N SAMY’S CAMERA: 614 Chapala Street, 805-963-7269 Celebrate and relive the New Noise Music Conference & Festival through the eyes of local photographers who froze it in time during the past 4 years. Each year, the Festival hosts more than 100 artists and speakers at various venues throughout downtown Santa Barbara. The New Noise Music Foundation presents images from local photographers who captured the energy and inspiring moments from their unique vantage points. www.newnoisesb.org | www.samys.com O MISSION AND STATE: Antioch University, 602 Anacapa Street, 805-962-8179 Come join the Mission and State editorial team at this informal meet ‘n’ greet showcasing Santa Barbara’s new online investigative and narrative journalism publication. Check out a special exhibit on how Mission and State is using the digital medium in fresh, new ways to tell compelling stories. 5-7pm. www.missionandstate.org 1ST THURSDAY SPONSORS: These sponsors continue to make 1st Thursday possible. The downtown community would like to thank these Santa Barbara businesses for their support!

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work to date. Rather than vesting things in a crisp pop package, tracks on Unrest bring several styles to the table. “Satellite Call” is vocally layered and ethereal; “Brave,” cowritten with fun.’s Jack Antonoff, uses a synth-based drum beat as its anchor; and “Hercules” mixes elements of electronica and staccato piano to great effect. Despite the various up-tempo tracks, Unrest is wrapped in melancholy that speaks to the tumult in the singer’s life recently. In the past year, Bareilles separated from her longtime boyfriend, moved from L.A. to New York City, and split with her band, who has been with her since the beginning of her career. For fans, the result of the upheaval will be on display — for better or worse — when Bareilles takes the stage at the Santa Barbara Bowl this week. For the first time, the singer will be a solo act.“I’m gonna bring my guitars and my ukulele, and essentially it’s just me on stage,” she said.“I’ve never done it, which is why I’m facing a big fear … it’s very raw.” Bareilles coheadlines the Brave Enough tour with OneRepublic at the Santa Barbara Bowl this Tuesday, September 10, at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, call 962-7411 or — Michelle Drown visit sbbowl.com.

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t’s been a really introspective year for me. A lot of heartbreak and heartache, but I feel a lot of expansion,” said singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles in a recent radio interview with New York’s . WPLJ. It just takes one listen to her latest record, The Blessed Unrest, to hear the truth of that statement; it’s a raw and deeply personal album that sits with — and reflects upon — loss, love, and courage. A native Californian, Bareilles rose to fame in 2007 with the release of her single “Love Song,” which hit number one on the Billboard Pop  chart. Since then, the piano-pounding musician has garnered three Grammy nominations and amassed a devoted fan base with her pop sensibilities and stunning vocal range. With Unrest, Bareilles explores new territory both lyrically and sonically.“For a while there I got really excited about the juxtaposition of saying something that was really sort of dark and sassy and pointed,” Bareilles told Billboard magazine. “Like ‘Love Song’ or [her other hit single] ‘King of Anything’ they are basically telling someone off, but you wrap it up in a sunny-sounding song. That to me was interesting, and I was playing a lot with that [on previous records]. More recently I’ve gotten a little more direct.” This straightforward approach sees Bareilles creating some of her most dynamic

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Art and environmental preservation will go hand in hand when Save Naples, Gaviota Coastal Conservancy, and the Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment (SCAPE) come together for September’s st Thursday at Casa de la Guerra. The show is being called Secrets of the Gaviota Coast, and it features works from nature photographer Shaw Leonard, as well as multiple GREAT ESCAPES: Plein air painter Leigh Sparks is just one of the many SCAPE artists from the SCAPE artists participating in this Thursday’s Secrets of the Gaviota Coast exhibit and collective. Of equal imporfundraiser. Pictured above is Sparks’ “Naples Shed.” tance, though, is the financial side of things; over 40 percent of each sale during the event will be donated to Save Naples and the Gaviota Coastal Conservancy. The whole production falls directly in line with SCAPE’s big picture. Over the past 11 years, the organization has helped raise over $125,000 for various environmental nonprofits and issues. Secrets of the Gaviota Coast kicks off this Thursday, September 5, at Casa de la Guerra ( E. De la Guerra St.). A free reception will be held from 5-8 p.m., which will include refreshments, along with a raffle to benefit the Naples Coalition in its efforts to preserve Santa Barbara’s nature. For more information about the event, call 683-6631 or visit savenaples.org. — Rachel Cabakoff

Pure Bathing Culture follows up last year’s selftitled debut EP with its full-length debut, Moon Tides, a swooning album that aims high and falls slightly short. It’s evident that a lot of work was put into the LP to sculpt its lethargic temperament, but the songs seep from one to the next without real variance or notable exceptions. Sarah Versprille’s voice hones the likeness of Kate Bush or Victoria Legrand, and Daniel Hindman’s elastic guitars emulate Real Estate, which together makes for a sound that seems to stretch time. The problem is simply that Moon Tides feels like a hassle-free album; any perceived conflict would create an interesting narrative, but PBC chooses to stay in a diluted comfort zone. At its best, the band’s soothing nature works in creating pretty, atmospheric soundscapes. But at its worst it can feel overbearing, kind of like being waterboarded with Sleepytime tea. — Emerson Malone

Radvanovsky stovsky and Sondra IN HD: Dmitri Hvoro Verdi. by e tor va era’s Il Tro perform in the Met Op There’s something incredibly luxurious about stepping out of the hot sun and into the Music Academy’s Hahn Hall for one of the Metropolitan Opera’s HD programs, and this week you will have three chances to do so in a row. On Saturday, September 7, at 2 p.m., the opera will be David McVicar’s April 2011 production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore, and, in addition to four world-class singers in the leading roles, it’s got everything one could ask for in an opera — mysterious gypsy women, infants switched at birth, kidnapping, self-poisoning, hidden identities, and of course some of the repertoire’s most memorable music. On Sunday, September 8, prepare to do it again with the greatest operatic gypsy woman ever, George Bizet’s Carmen. Elina Garanca and Roberto Alagna star in the Met’s production, which was praised as “gripping and brilliant” when it premiered in 2010. Finally, for those lucky enough to have Monday afternoon, September 9, free, a most decadent treat awaits — Puccini’s Turandot, in Franco Zeffirelli’s extravagant 2009 production and featuring Maria Guleghina as Turandot, Marina Poplavskaya as Liu, Marcello Giordani as Calaf, and Samuel Ramey as Timur. There’s no aria in all of music more thrilling than the legendary tenor solo “Nessun dorma,” and you haven’t really heard it until you’ve experienced it as part of the flow of the complete work. This mini-festival of greatest hits hints at the greatness to come in the 2013-14 season of the Met Live in HD, which resumes at the Music Academy’s Hahn Hall on Saturday, October 5, at 9:55 a.m. with Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Tickets for this week’s Best of the Met screenings, as well as subscriptions for the 2013-14 Live in HD season, are available now at musicacademy.org or by calling 969-8787. — Charles Donelan

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BLURRED LINES: In “Great Plains,” Kenneth Ober uses thousands of small lines to create a single big image.

Where Am I? Abstract Landscape, featuring Cynthia Martin, John Baran, and Kenneth Ober. At MichaelKate. Shows through September 29. Reviewed by Charles Donelan

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bstract paintings and landscapes tend to be thought of as opposites — except by painters, who know better. Many abstract paintings derive their compositional logic from the conventions of traditional landscape painting, and many landscapes borrow their most pungent effects from the gestural vocabulary of abstraction. Abstract Landscape is a powerful three-artist show that challenges the conventional abstract/representational divide with wit, clarity, and ravishing displays of color. Although Cynthia Martin, John Baran, and Kenneth Ober take different routes, each of these painters has arrived at an innovative place where the practices of painterly abstraction meet a revisionist approach to the idea of the landscape. As John Baran is also a highly trained landscape architect, one might expect his work to be the most grounded, but in fact that is almost exactly wrong. It’s not that Baran’s paintings are not informed by his work and scholarship; it’s that for him, the leap to painting is something that occurred at 30,000 feet, as he gazed out of an airliner window en route from New York to Santa Barbara. To his credit, Baran has so thoroughly transformed this point of departure through the process of painting that the end result offers no obvious visual reference to his bird’s-eye vision. What his paintings do offer are: washes, streaks, smears, and even the occasional firm line, all animated by a sophisticated nonrepresentational palette. Baran cites the polymath artist/designer Isamu Noguchi as an important influence, and it’s easy to detect the inspiration of that modernist master in this man’s contemporary vision. In Ken Ober’s sensuous canvases, painstaking analysis of the subtle interaction of colors meets a truly heroic level of commitment to each individual mark. These shimmering visions of nature immerse, rather than orient, the viewer in the landscape. Ober has three major series represented in this show — Grasslands, Seascapes, and Starscapes — and all of them benefit from the impressive way this artist builds giant images out of tiny strokes of the auto detailing tool he uses instead of a conventional brush. His big “Grassland # Great Plains” makes a thrilling statement in the MichaelKate space. It’s like someone threw open a barn door onto another green world. Cynthia Martin’s work reflects her belief that good art should, in addition to being extravagantly beautiful, make some kind of point. Her large paintings of sunlit clouds include an ingenious second element: bright sidebars made up of the same colors she used to paint the clouds, but arrayed as a vertical stack of geometric stripes and finished with the glossy surface of a custom car paint job. Martin, who grew up in the San Fernando Valley before it was as fully developed as it is today, is responding to her understanding of the fact that these brilliantly colorful sunset cloud formations indicate the presence in our atmosphere of various pollutants. Like the diptych pictures themselves, her art’s point has two parts. One is that the natural world is evanescent — no two sunsets are ever exactly the same. The other is that these ominous post-industrial clouds have occurred as a result of the human tendency to extract so-called natural resources in ways that may contradict the very idea of nature. Martin’s elegant, yet challenging images combine aesthetics and environmental awareness in a ■ way that provokes a most welcome feeling of wonder.

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A MUTANT NINJA MACBETH

Naked Shakes Take Hatlen Theater

ROYALTY BETRAYED: Duncan (Michael Morgan, center) grants Macbeth ( Jeff Mills, center right) the title Thane of Cawdor in front of the king’s soldiers.

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t 6 p.m. on a Monday in late August, not all the students at UCSB are headed to the dorms or to the dining commons. On the big stage inside the school’s Hatlen Theater, the 16 undergraduates who make up this year’s Naked Shakes program are warming up, and it’s not your usual stretching and vocal exercises. Instead, these actors, who are wearing all black, right up to the stretchy black hoods on their heads, are handling six-foot wooden staffs. Theater faculty member Jeff Mills leads the routine, calling out strike targets — “shoulder, leg, shoulder, flank, flank, head, groin”— and when he moves to a big drum downstage right and begins pounding out a rhythm, the students pair off and fight, their staffs smacking together in rough synchronization. As they stop to catch their breath after the first round, choreographer

Christina McCarthy offers this note: “Aim for those strike points! I’m seeing sticks aimed at other sticks, but that’s not it. When you swing for the head, swing for the head, not the other staff.” Is this a training program for ninjas? No, the rehearsal is for director Irwin Appel’s new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and Jeff Mills, in addition to teaching stage combat, will play the title role. He will be joined by Michael Morgan, the theater department’s professor of speech, who will play Duncan, and by the 13 women and three men of Naked Shakes, a summer-long immersion in one of Shakespeare’s plays that Professor Appel, the director of the UCSB BFA Actor Training Program, has been leading since 2006. Stripped of all but the most essential props and costumes (hence the “Naked” part), these productions focus on presenting the energy and action of Shakespeare’s language in its most raw, vibrant, and exciting form. In previous years the program has mounted its outstanding productions of Shakespeare classics The Merchant of Venice, Measure for Measure, and Romeo and Juliet in the relative intimacy of UCSB’s Performing Arts Theater, but this season the show moves to the larger, proscenium-style Hatlen across the way. In part, the switch to a bigger stage reflects Appel’s desire to accommodate the boldly expressive movement of fight sequences such as the one I witnessed in rehearsal, but underlying that logistical consideration is a deeper sense that in this season Naked Shakes will move a big step closer to the core of the UCSB Theater season. In the spring of 2014, Appel will return to the Hatlen with a production of Equivocation, a contemporary work by playwright Bill Cain that explores the Gunpowder Plot, an unsuccessful insurrection against James I, and its impact on the composition of you guessed it AT LEFT : Macbeth — Shakespeare’s Macbeth. lifts Lady Macbeth This one-two punch of Shake( Madelyn Robinson) , speare and his world aims straight his “dearest partner for the heads of incoming UCSB of greatness.” first-year students, as Macbeth, ABOVE : Macbeth is which will be performed over surrounded by spirits. two weekends — Friday-Sunday,

September 6-8, and Saturday-Sunday, October 5-6 — is a required part of the university’s Freshman Experience program.“We want to turn this whole incoming class on to the ways that we as a department think about Shakespeare,” Appel told me, “so we’re going into the Hatlen, which gives us the looming darkness of a medieval castle, and we’re taking with us the spirit of anarchy that we enjoy in stuff like Breaking Bad.” “We’re big fans of Breaking Bad around here,” added Jeff Mills. The choice to use faculty actors alongside the students in this Macbeth represents both a departure from previous seasons of Naked Shakes, which relied on all-student casts, and a continuation of the trend toward faculty collaboration onstage that can be traced back to Risa Brainin’s Launch Pad program, in which faculty members Appel and Anne Torsiglieri have appeared. Michael Morgan, whose performance as the father in Jeff Mills’s production of Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice was one of the spring 2013 theater season’s highlights, praised the student cast of Macbeth, saying that he loved “the adrenaline rush of being onstage with them,” adding with a laugh that “sometimes, to be ready for rehearsal at 6, I need a nap.” For Jeff Mills, the player/coach role harkens back to his work with Boxtales, the movement-forward Santa Barbara theater group in which he has worked with Michael Andrews, Matt Tavianini, and scores of other talented Santa Barbarans. For dedicated theatergoers, one of the great pleasures of this production will be to observe another impressive instance of stylistic cross-pollination, as Mills brings the acrobatics of Boxtales into contact with the speech act–centered classical stage universe created by Irwin Appel. But what about Macbeth? In case you were homesick that month of 10th-grade English, it’s the one with the witches who influence a man and his wife to conspire to kill the king. There’s blood, guts, ghosts, and plenty of overwhelmingly beautiful poetry. Traveling in and out of darkness, the play traces a man’s journey toward ultimate nothingness, and it revels in the intensity of his perception of what he has lost. Macbeth will be at UCSB’s Hatlen Theater Friday-Sunday, September 6-8, at 7 p.m., and on Saturday, September 7, at 2 p.m. Admission for this weekend’s performances is free. Macbeth will return Saturday-Sunday, October 5-6. For more information, visit www.theaterdance .ucsb.edu or call 893-7221.

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e are young. And so are the nights — as in Most Nights, fun.’s summer tour. Okay, so technically the record’s middle-aged at this point. But the tour will be young at heart when it makes its stop at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Saturday, September 7. Look at the band’s accolades: Their songs have been featured in countless commercials. They won two Grammys this year. They were the first rock band to have a song (“We Are Young”) enter the Billboard Hot  chart at the top spot in over a decade. (The last band to do so was Nickelback with “How You Remind Me” back in 2001.) Not bad for a band that had to lower the case of their “f” and add a period to their name because a Scandinavian death metal band already had snagged “Fun.” Aside from having a name that’s fodder for terrible puns, fun. aims to live up to their moniker — especially during shows. Guitarist Jack Antonoff says they intend to maintain elements of intimacy and showmanship for their packed arena crowds. “There’s a saying that when we play in the club, we try to bring the arena show, and when we’re in the arena, we AUTO-TUNE IN: Genre crossers fun. (from left: Andrew try to bring the club show,” he told The Santa Dost, Nate Ruess, and Jack Antonoff) bring their Barbara Independent last month. “The most Grammy Award–winning album Some Nights to the important thing for a concert experience is that Santa Barbara Bowl this weekend. the bands and the fans are all in it together.” He calls the band’s interaction with the audience a “collaborative effort.” saying,‘Let’s get a Jeff Bhasker–type drum beat,’ ” Antonoff And the fans aren’t the only ones fun. is connecting says.“But instead we were standing right there with him.” with — their openers, Tegan and Sara, are also their best In terms of sound, they notably transmit a particufriends, Antonoff says. Beyond friendship status, “You get lar element of modern hip-hop: Auto-Tune. Antonoff a push and pull when you’re on tour with great artists,” he acknowledges that the sound effect has a “weird” connotasays.“You want to play better.You want to infect them.You tion as a crutch that smooths out less-than-tuneful voices. But fun. messes with that notion, even going so far as to want to, you know, get on that level.” One level where the two acts relate is the “indie” label use it to make frontman Nate Ruess’s voice crack on the that the press has affixed on them — even as they’ve album’s title track. crossed over into mainstream pop media. However, “Calling [Auto-Tune] a voice-perfecting software would Antonoff says categorization oversimplifies music. “You be like calling a Boss effects pedal a guitar-perfecting softknow, every band has some title, but underneath that, ware,” he says. “That’s one thing that people use it for. … there’s a mess of — a collage of different definitions of [But] it’s one of the most forward and modern inventions what they are.” in music,” he says. He’s particularly fascinated by how it Take a listen to Some Nights and you’ll hear a band grabs and bends notes in “crazy” ways. However, despite whose sound ranges from theatrical touches reminiscent the debate surrounding the effect, fun. has not gotten any of Queen to songs (like “Why Am I the One”) that channel feedback from Auto-Tune–smith T-Pain [at the time of the grandiosity of Electric Light Orchestra to production the interview]. levels that extend beyond the standard idea of “indie.” And fun. doesn’t stop at crossing genres — their indiDespite the categorical parlance used by most media vidualism of sound reaches to cross-medium influences. outlets in reference to fun., it’s telling that coverage of While recording Some Nights, the band played films in the the band is nowhere to be found on alternative overseer background, including Woody Allen’s Manhattan Murder Pitchfork. But Antonoff sees the positives in the blog’s Mystery — the soundtrack for which inspired their album’s dismissal. He says the band’s fans listen to the music for intro.“It’s all art, you know. Songs can be visual, and visuals what it is, rather than allegiance to a scene. “I can imagine can be melodic,” he says. “They’re just there to evoke feelit would be really stressful if you were tied into a scene,” he ings and challenge people, so there’s a lot [artists can] learn says. “What if you wanted to do something that didn’t fit from each other.” These shared functions between film and music create a kind of synesthesia that speaks directly into the parameters of that?” One such liberty the band took was to not only draw to fun.’s anything-goes approach. It’s the kind of sensory inspiration from hip-hop but to work with leading figures overload that literally screams, “Young!” of the genre. For one, Janelle Monáe sang on the chorus of fun.’s breakaway hit “We Are Young.” And then there’s fun. plays the Santa Barbara the involvement of producer Jeff Bhasker, who was, in Bowl (1122 N. Milpas St.) on part, the inspiration for the record. He’s responsible for Saturday, September 7, with churning out Kanye West’s 2010 opus My Beautiful Dark Tegan and Sara. The show starts at 7 p.m. Twisted Fantasy, which was what all of the fun. members Call 962-7411 or visit sbbowl.com for tickets were listening to when they started work on Some Nights. and info. “If we were in the studio without him, we would’ve been

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Heart Obscured Heart and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience. At the Santa Barbara Bowl, Tuesday, August 27. PAUL WELLMAN

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t was a great short Heart concert embedded in a very uneven Led Zeppelin tribute. Unfortunately, the problems started immediately with Jason Bonham (son of late Zeppelin drummer John) opening with “Rock and Roll,” the last song Robert Plant played at the bowl last June, making everything feel bass-ackwards. Besides, Bonham’s band, even with its DNA privileges, is still a tribute band, with all the mental disharmonies accompanying such ventures. Noteperfect reproductions of songs rangSISTER, SISTER: Nancy (left) and Ann Wilson cranked out the ing from “What Is and What Should hits last week at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Never Be” to “Whole Lotta Love” were performed with every Plant yelp and quaver in place, but open your eyes, and it’s four shlubby- a long acoustic intro leading to a pounding rendition of looking guys posturing. Tribute bands belong in bars, “Crazy on You.” though Bonham’s version of the rare “Nobody’s Fault but But they retook the stage with nostalgia, with an encore mandolin and guitar duo of Zep’s “The Battle of Evermore,” Mine” was nicely felt and unexpected. Then the Sisters Wilson of Heart arrived and sonically which turned out to be the most exquisite moment of the shook the shack. Opening with “Barracuda,” that scud- evening as it blossomed from folksy to psychedelic. What ding hard rocker that cemented the band’s reputation followed was a crescendo from “The Immigrant Song” to after “Magic Man” established it, the sisters and their band “Kashmir,” a song so perfectly executed it seemed to sum blazed lushly through the hits, each reminding you how up this whole summer of live music. And then they ruined they were not just a novelty grrrl proto-metal act (the hard- it. Instead of ending with that miracle, they took us to rock voice sprang from them and Plant). The hits were all church with a fatuous rendition of “Stairway to Heaven,” there: “Even It Up,” “Dog and Butterfly,” and even into the the worst of the best, replete with an African-American 1980s with “These Dreams.” The stage presence was still choir. It was a false end to two true bands’ legacies: full of rocker sexy, too, and they ended their too-brief set with heart but empty-headed. ■

Give Is a FourLetter Word Jason Mraz. At the Santa Barbara Bowl, Monday, September 1. Reviewed by Rachel Cabakoff

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he Santa Barbara Bowl welcomed Jason Mraz on a scorching Labor Day for an early show as part of his Tour Is a Four Letter Word outing. The late afternoon set list paired well with the long weekend, as well as the night’s do-good message. Nonprofit Life Rolls On (LRO) was the beneficiary of Monday’s concert supporting spinal-cord-injury research and quality-of-life support. Founder Jesse Billauer and Mraz worked closely together and put the show on to honor the 17th anniversary of Billauer’s surfing accident, which happened when he was 17 years old. Mraz’s band proved to be a solid pop/jazz ensemble that included a saxophonist, a trumpet player, and a bassist, all of whom contributed notable solos throughout the show. Mraz also reworked some numbers, including inserting quick vibrato phrases into “Only Human” and “Live High.” Later,“The Remedy (I Won’t Worry)” got mashed up with Harry Belafonte’s “Day-O” song, successfully injecting the show with a necessary dose of reggae. The laid-back vibes carried over to “You and I Both,” which Mraz used as a bridge to his cover of Bob Marley’s “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright.” A variety of guests were welcomed up to the mike, too, including drummer Michael “Leroy” Bram, percussionist Toca Rivera, and budding singer Cody Lovaas. Together, the crew sang “Rescue,” which Mraz dedicated to all of the volunteers of LRO.

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ans of the artfully romantic, atmospheric cinematic baths that are Wong Kar-wai’s best films — especially the dreamy, fragmented, and über-sensuous In the Mood for Love — may have a head-scratching disconnect moment upon hearing that his latest, The Grandmaster, is a martial arts film. Has he gone over to the dark, B-movie side? Not exactly, and on more than one count. Principally, the famed Hong Kong–based director, with no small help from poetic cinematographer Philippe Le Sourd, brings his signature style to this mini-epic tale of previously segregated north and south Chinese Kung Fu schools coming together and entering general, westernworld attention from before WWII through the early 1950s. From the earliest fight scene, in slo-mo in the rain, through to the train platform fight scene late in the film, we get the sense that Wong’s interest in “action” movie dynamics is more related to dance and cinematic kinetics than pugilistic “action movie” chops. On another count, the very world of Kung Fu, in its essential, historic form, is much more about “precision” and a “code of conduct” than the cheesier, bone-crunching and drive-in theater-ready flicks suggest. Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Wong’s recurring hero of choice, is again in fine, coolly magnetic form as the martial arts guru Ip Man, from the southern “Wing Chun” school of Kung Fu, who fights the female Gong Er (the calmly stunning Zhang Ziyi) — a k a “ Hands” — the offspring of a northern grandmaster. She is the tragic almost–love interest in the tale, and

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I KNOW KUNG FU: Tony Leung Chiu Wai is martial arts guru Ip Man in The Grandmaster. Wong’s expertise in sublimated sexual dynamics beneath lustrous surfaces warms up a few scenes between our fated protagonists. The Grandmaster tells the tale of Ip Man’s travails and triumphs, from the late ’30s through the punishing era of Japanese occupation, and then his politically alienated life in Hong Kong as Communist China cuts its ties there. But there is a grander underlying story afoot here, about the transition from the older order of Chinese life, the rude awakening and tragedies of modern warfare imposed by the Japanese, and fleeting glimpses of life beyond the ’50s. As memorable as many of its parts are, the film’s whole feels a bit confused. Nonetheless, Wong once again demonstrates that “romanticism” doesn’t have to be a dirty or ■ cheapening word at the movies.

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n a world where booming, authoritative male voices lord over the industry of voice-over, one movie at least dares to imagine the tale of an intrepid female making her way into that testosterone-fueled world. Welcome to In a World… and meet Carol Solomon, the accent-virtuoso, freelance voice coach, and aspiring voiceover professional, the daughter of a veteran in the select A-team world of movie trailer talkers. These are the kinds of hidden-inplain-sight voices heard by millions in coming attractions, but actually seen and identified in the flesh by only a nerdy few. Clearly, our protagonist character — and its real-life creator, Lake Bell — has a keen gift for finding voices and making others’ voices her own. She voyeuristically records ambient discussions around her and is suddenly in the running for a coveted movie-trailer gig, challenging her male counterparts, including her father (Fred Melamed) and a narcissistic voiceover stud (Ken Marino). In In a World…, part of the pleasure is being guided into a niche dimension of the media universe seldom dealt with in a feature film, and catching sight and sound — especially sound, in a film so sound- and voice-obsessed — of said subculture. But another treat here is the sense of discovery in the ever-discovery-hungry world of indie film. Is Lake Bell an auteur in the making? An actress on small and large screens, slowly making her way into the realm of the publicly recognizable, she suddenly bumps up a few notches in a single bound with her witty In a World…, winner of the

SUNDANCE STUNNER: Comedian Demetri Martin is Louis in the winner of Sundance’s Best Screenplay Award, In a World… . Best Screenplay Award at this year’s Sundance Festival. Bell wrote, directed, and stars in (oh, and produced) the film, and makes a strong impression in all three modes. Her dazzling filmmaking debut was, in indie-style, made on the cheap and on the quick, with a game cast — some of which have graced hipper modern television fare, like a ’stache-free Nick Offerman, from Parks and Recreation; TV and Woody Allen film vet Melamed; even Eva Longoria and Cameron Diaz show up. It all comes across with a fresh comic zing, while subtly imparting a message about the importance of redressing a male-dominated field and, ■ trying, to quote the Heart song, to “even it up.”

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SOMEBODY’S WATCHING ME: Eric Bana is a barrister serving in a high-profile terrorism case in Closed Circuit.

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Paranoia as a suspense device is clearly still viable, as this political thriller amply illustrates. The best scenes of the movie include our main protagonists, two special barristers serving in a high-level terrorist trial (played by the great Rebecca Hall and the formidable Eric Bana), as they walk unprotected around London. Everywhere they go people stare at them. In one great scene, a couple stops and asks Hall’s character to take a picture of them with their smart phone, turning a contemporary annoyance into a full-bodied threat. Besides the live menace, there are lenses pointed at them everywhere, and since the enemy might be within the state itself, our heroes soon realize they cannot win. It’s just like real life. This is simultaneously Closed Circuit’s great strength and weakness. It’s not that a happy ending is impossible — no spoilers supplied here — but it is hard to tweak victory from the devastating depth of conspiracy surrounding. Contrarily, the whole movie feels consequential and full of consequence. Director John Crowley, who brought the under-rated A Behanding in Spokane to Broadway, keeps the players interestingly separate just before he draws the whole thing fairly taut. (The violence is sudden and satisfying, too.) But there are only a few places to go with such a dark world view. You may view bank cameras differently for a while. Then again, you may also feel that the last scenes aren’t quite earned by the script. (DJP) Paseo Nuevo

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The following films are playing in Santa Barbara FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, THROUGH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. Descriptions followed by initials — DJP (D.J. Palladino), JW (Josef Woodard) — have been taken from our critics’ reviews, which can be read in full at independent.com. The symbol ✯ indicates the film is recommended. In this film, however, we plainly see how terrible she is, particularly as former child star trying to pass as a grown-up. Cinematically, she still reads as a kid. Gomez shows almost no charisma here, and there is neither any interesting innocence nor any nymphet guilty pleasures involved watching her be bad — both poles of enjoyment ought to be in any B-movie, which this clearly is, despite the presence of stars. Getaway is one long car chase. And, boy, is it tiresome. It feels like this movie was somehow influenced by Nicolas Refn’s gripping film, Drive, but it doesn’t have the nerve to go for some richer allegorical meanings. Instead, its mediocre twists keep hinting that some kind of life lesson is involved in the story of a former race driver (Ethan Hawke) whose wife is snatched. In order to save her, he must follow the complicated directions of a disembodied voice, played by the bearded close-up shot lips of Jon Voight. The long car-smashing, cop-bashing run around the Bulgarian city of Sofia begins to run out of suspenseful gas after about half an hour, leaving viewers with an hour of yearning for an interesting pit stop. That, and an ejector seat to get rid of Gomez. (DJP) Fairview/ Metro 4

PREMIERES The Family (90 mins.; R: violence, language, brief sexuality)

A mafia boss (Robert De Niro) and his family are relocated to France by the witness protection program but blow their cover when they try to do things their way. Camino Real/ Paseo Nuevo (starts Thu., Sep. 12)

Insidious: Chapter 2 (105 mins.; PG-13: intense sequences of terror and violence, thematic elements)

A family tries to uncover a mysterious and long-kept secret about their ties to the spirit world.  Camino Real (opens Thu., Sep. 12)

Riddick (119 mins.; R: strong violence, language, some sexual content/nudity)

Left for dead on a barren planet, Riddick (Vin Diesel) finds himself face-to-face with a race of alien predators. Arlington/ Camino Real (starts Thu., Sep. 12)

Short Term 12 (96 mins.; R: language, brief sexuality)

A young supervisor of a foster-care facility fights for her at-risk teens with the help of her coworker and boyfriend. Plaza de Oro

SCREENINGS Field of Dreams (107 mins.; PG: language, sexual references)

An Iowa farmer (Kevin Costner) hears voices that command him to build a baseball diamond in his corn fields. Sat., Sept. 7, 7pm, Plaza Playhouse Theater, 4916 Carpinteria Ave.

✯ Much Ado About Nothing (109 mins.; PG-13: some sexuality, brief drug use)

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A young orphan learns that she descends from a long line of warriors who protect the planet from demons. The performers are a little too beautiful and the story is more than twice-told, yet somehow Zwart manages to create a Tween Gothic that gets beneath your skin. (DJP) Camino Real

One Direction: This Is Us (92 mins.; PG: mild language)

This documentary offers a behind-thescenes look at the lives of Niall, Zayn, Liam, Louis, and Harry that follows the boys from their humble beginnings to playing London’s  Arena. Directed by Morgan Spurlock. Camino Real (3- D and 2-D)/ Fiesta 5 (3-D and 2-D)

Planes (92 mins.; PG: some mild action, rude humor)

A small crop-dusting plane with a big fear of heights dreams of competing in a prestigious aerial race. Fairview (2-D)/ Fiesta 5 (2-D)

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NOW SHOWING Blue Jasmine (98 mins.; PG-13: mature thematic material, language, sexual content)

A woman in crisis (Cate Blanchett) heads to San Francisco, where she reconnects with her estranged sister. Woody Allen writes and directs. It’s hard to know what to make of the uneven, sometimes thinseeming Blue Jasmine, but Blanchett’s performance makes it worth seeing. (JW) Paseo Nuevo/ Riviera

✯ Elysium (109 mins.; R: strong bloody violence, language throughout) In the future, the wealthy live on a manmade space station, while the rest of the population resides on barren Earth. Neill Blomkamp’s second film takes place in the same thematic universe as his surprising debut, District . It’s science fiction in a terrifyingly “realistic” vein. It’s both weird and formulaic, not to mention a happy ending to a summer of mediocre blockbusters. (DJP) Fairview/

(95 mins.; R: alcohol use, language, some sexuality, all involving teens)

A party-boy high schooler has a change of heart — and lifestyle — when he meets an atypical “nice girl.” It’s not necessarily a profound film, or even a very unusual take on the high school romance coming-ofage melodrama, but it is exquisitely executed — and that counts for a lot. (DJP) Paseo Nuevo

✯ This Is the End (107 mins.; R: teen drug and alcohol use, language, including some brief sexual references) Seth Rogen, as cowriter, star, and project maker, takes the Apatow formula to a logical endgame, in a sometimes wickedly funny and sometimes creepy tale of selfabsorbed Hollywood bad boys faced with the arrival of the Biblical End Times. (JW) Camino Real/ Metro 4

✯ The Way Way Back (103 mins.; PG-13: thematic elements, language, some sexual content, brief drug material)

A man and the daughter he found on his doorstep face new challenges when her birth mother resurfaces. Camino Real/

Fourteen-year-old Duncan befriends the manager of a local water park during a particularly troublesome summer break. This refreshingly smart and subtle number is blissfully off to the left of the summerfilm formula, with its blend of comingof-age angles, family dysfunction, and emotional/existential riptides. (JW)

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Ashton Kutcher portrays Steve Jobs in this historical drama about a high school dropout who turns into one of our generations most revered and successful entrepreneurs. Kutcher deserves considerable praise for the tough job of not only inhabiting this role, but also enlivening a film with such a crappy script. (DJP) Fiesta 5 Lee Daniels’ The Butler (132 mins.; PG-13: some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements, smoking)

Forest Whitaker stars as an AfricanAmerican butler working in the White House at numerous significant points throughout the 20th century. Ambitious in its scope, and an important film its subject matter, The Butler is a rousing success on many fronts, even if its truth cred is wanting. (JW) Fairview/

Audited. Verified. Proven.

Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) delivers a new take on the classic Shakespeare comedy. Not only do the actors do justice to the text (a prose-y play dotted with witty exchanges); they actually commit it to brilliant black-and-white cinema. The whole experience is high-and-low delicious. (DJP)

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (130 mins.; PG-13: intense

A career pot dealer (Ed Helms) fabricates a fake family to help him move a large marijuana shipment from Mexico to the U.S. Camino Real/ Metro 4

✯ The World’s End (109 mins.; R: pervasive language, including sexual references) Five friends reunite to relive their most debaucherous pub crawl from 20 years prior. In the process, they become the lone hope for the survival of the human race. Director Edgar Wright’s finale to his Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy sates our appetite for the satirical over-the-topness, while also providing a refreshing, saltier, and zanier end to this summer’s crop of decent rite-of-passage films. (JW) Camino Real/ Fiesta 5

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(Mar. 21 - Apr. 19): “No regrets? Really?” asks author Richard Power. “I have regrets. They are sacred to me. They inform my character. They bear witness to my evolution. Glimpses of lost love and treasure are held inside of them; like small beautiful creatures suspended in amber.” I think you can see where this horoscope is going, Aries. I’m going to suggest you do what Powers advises: “Do not avoid your regrets. Embrace them. Listen to their stories. Hold them to your heart when you want to remember the price you paid to become who you truly are.” (Find more by Richard Power here: tinyurl .com/RichardPower.)

(June 21 - July 22): The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land. It’s the foundation of the most politically powerful nation on the planet. And yet when it originally went into effect in 1789, it was only 4,543 words long — about three times the length of this horoscope column. The Bill of Rights, enacted in 1791, added a mere 462 words. By contrast, India’s Constitution is 117,000 words, more than 20 times longer. If you create a new master plan for yourself in the coming months, Cancerian — as I hope you will — a compact version like America’s will be exactly right. You need diamond-like lucidity, not sprawling guesswork.

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LEO

(Apr. 20 - May 20): Urbandictionary.com says that the newly coined word “orgasnom” is what you call the ecstatic feelings you have as you eat especially delectable food. It’s derived, of course, from the word “orgasm.” According to my reading of the astrological omens, you are in an excellent position to have a number of orgasmic-like breakthroughs in the coming week. Orgasnoms are certainly among them, but also orgasaurals, orgasights, and orgasversations — in other words, deep thrills resulting from blissful sounds, rapturous visions, and exciting conversations. I won’t be surprised if you also experience several other kinds of beautiful delirium.

(July 23 - Aug. 22): There are two scientific terms for tickling. “Knismesis” refers to a soft, feathery touch that may be mildly pleasurable. It can be used to display adoring tenderness. The heavier, deeper kind of tickling is called “gargalesis.” If playfully applied to sensitive parts of the anatomy, it can provoke fun and laughter. Given the current planetary alignments, Leo, I conclude that both of these will be rich metaphors for you in the coming days. I suggest that you be extra alert for opportunities to symbolically tickle and be tickled. (P.S. Here’s a useful allegory: If you do the knismesis thing beneath the snout of a great white shark, you can hypnotize it.)

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VIRGO

(May 21 - June 20): If you were about to run in a longdistance race, you wouldn’t eat a dozen doughnuts. Right? If you were planning to leave your native land and spend a year living in Ethiopia, you wouldn’t immerse yourself in learning how to speak Chinese in the month before you departed. Right? In that spirit, I hope you’ll be smart about the preparations you make in the coming weeks. This will be a time to prime yourself for the adventures in self-expression that will bloom in late September and the month of October. What is it you want to create at that time? What would you like to show the world about yourself?

(Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): In his “Song of the Open Road,” Walt Whitman wrote some lyrics that I hope will provide you with just the right spark. Even if you’re not embarking on a literal journey along a big wide highway, my guess is that you are at least going to do the metaphorical equivalent. “Henceforth I ask not good-fortune — I myself am good-fortune,” said Uncle Walt. “Henceforth I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing. Strong and content, I travel the open road.”

LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): Mystical poet St. John of the Cross (1542-1591) was one of Spain’s greatest writers. But not all

of his work came easily. When he was 35, a rival religious group imprisoned him for his mildly heretical ideas. He spent the next nine months in a ten-foot by six-foot jail cell, where he was starved, beaten, and tortured. It was there that he composed his most renowned poem, “Spiritual Canticle.” Does that provide you with any inspiration, Libra? I’ll make a wild guess and speculate that maybe you’re in a tough situation yourself right now. It’s not even one percent as tough as St. John’s, though. If he could squeeze some brilliance out of his predicament, you can, too.

a bit. I rarely exhort you to don an animal costume and dance with the fairy folk in the woods, and I think the last time I suggested that you fall in love with an alien, angel, or deity was . . . never. So what’s my problem? Don’t you feel taboo urges and illicit impulses now and then? Isn’t it true that like everyone else, you periodically need to slip away from your habitual grooves and tamper with the conventional wisdom? Of course you do. Which is why I hereby repeal my excessive caution. Get out there, Capricorn, and be as uninhibited as you dare.

SCORPIO

(Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Germany’s Ostwall Museum displayed a conceptual installation by the artist Martin Kippenberger. Valued at $1.1 million, it was called “When It Starts Dripping from the Ceiling.” Part of it was composed of a rubber tub that was painted to appear as if it had once held dirty rainwater. One night while the museum was closed, a new janitor came in to tidy up the premises. While performing her tasks, she scrubbed the rubber tub until it was “clean,” thereby damaging the art. Let this be a cautionary tale, Aquarius. It’s important for you to appreciate and learn from the messy stuff in your life — even admire its artistry — and not just assume it all needs to be scoured and disinfected.

(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): The American naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921) traveled widely and wrote 23 books. “I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,” he testified,“all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.” Let’s make that longing for abundance serve as your rallying cry during the next two weeks, Scorpio. According to my analysis of the astrological omens, you have a cosmic mandate to push to the limits — and sometimes beyond — as you satisfy your quest to be, see, and do everything you love to be, see, and do.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Punk icon Henry Rollins did an interview with Marilyn Manson, rock and roll’s master of the grotesque. It’s on Youtube. The comments section beneath the video are rife with spite and bile directed toward Manson, driving one fan to defend her hero. “I love Marilyn Manson so much that I could puke rainbows,” she testified. I think you will need to tap into that kind of love in the coming days, Sagittarius: fierce, intense, and devotional, and yet also playful, funny, and exhilarating. You don’t necessarily have to puke rainbows, however. Maybe you could merely spit them.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): If you want to know a secret, I talk less crazy to you Capricorns than I do to the other signs. I tone down my wild-eyed, goddess-drunk shape-shifting

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PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20): In her novel White Oleander, Janet Fitch suggests that beauty is something to be used, “like a hammer or a key.” That’s your assignment, Pisces. Find practical ways to make your beauty work for you. For example, invoke it to help you win friends and influence people. Put it into action to drum up new opportunities and hunt down provocative invitations. And don’t tell me you possess insufficient beauty to accomplish these things. I guarantee you that you have more than enough. To understand why I’m so sure, you may have to shed some ugly definitions of beauty you’ve unconsciously absorbed from our warped culture. Homework: If you could make money from doing exactly what you love to do, what would it be? Testify at Freewillastrology.com.

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PACIFIC CREPES 705 Anacapa St. 882‑ 1123.OPEN Tues‑Fri 10a‑3p & 5:30p‑ 9p, Sat 9a‑9p, Sun 9a‑3p From the flags of Bretagne & France to the “Au revoir, a bientot”; experience an authentic French creperie. Delicious crepes, salads & soups for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Tasty Crepe Suzette or crepe flambee desserts. Specials incl. starter, entree & dessert. Homemade with the best fresh products. Relax, enjoy the ambience, the food & parler francais! Bon Appetit! pacificcrepe.com

PIERRE LAFOND Wine Bistro 516 State Street 962‑1455 $$ Open Every Day M‑F 11a‑9p Sat/ Sun 9a‑ 10p Brunch Sat/Sun 9a‑3p Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. A local favorite since 1993. California cui‑ sine showcasing the best local prod‑ ucts. Steamed Mussels, Flatbreads, Grilled Duck Breast, Vegetarian dishes, Sherry Wine cake, Wines from around the world. Happy Hour Mon‑Sat 4:30‑6:30. Sidewalk patio. www.pierrelafond.com

Chinese American BEACHBREAK CAFE, 324 State St, 962‑2889. $ Open 7a‑2:30p 7 days a week. Covered outdoor patio on State. Great Breakfast & Lunch.

Bistro/Cafe JACK’S BISTRO & “FAMOUS BAGELS” 53 South Milpas (In Trader Joe’s Plaza) 564‑4331; 5050 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria 566‑1558. $ Extensive menu, beer & wine, on site catering ‑ Call Justen Alfama 805‑566‑1558 x4 Voted BEST BAGELS 16 years in a row! www.bagelnet.com

Cajun/Creole THE PALACE Grill, 8 E. Cota St., 963‑ 5000. $$$. Open 7 days, Lunch 11:30a‑ 3p, Dinner 5:30p, V MC AE. Contemporary American grill w/ a lively, high‑energy atmosphere & fun, spon‑ taneous events. Featuring fine grilled steaks, fresh seafood, delicious pastas, select American Regional specialties, like Blackened Crawfish‑ stuffed Filet Mignon, Louisiana Bread Pudding Souffle. Cajun Martinis, unique beers & well selected wine list. Lunch starts early enough for a late breakfast & ends late enough for an early supper. Voted “Best Team Service” since 1988. Rave reviews in Gourmet Magazine, Gault‑Millau Travel Guide, Zagat & Sunset Magazine.

YEN CHING 2840 De La Vina St. 682‑ 7191 7 days/wk M‑Sun 11a‑9p, ALL YOU CAN EAT Buffet: Lunch M‑F 11‑2 Sat & Sun Lunch 11‑2:30, Dinner Buffet 5:10‑8:30 incl all you can eat steak, shrimp & crab legs‑ Discounts for kids. Owner /Chef Joe Tzeng‑ Master Chef 25+yrs serving traditional Mandarin & Szechuan deli‑ cacies. All day take out‑ FREE delivery after 5pm

Coffee Houses SB COFFEE Roasting Company 321 Motor Way SB 962‑5213– NOW WITH FREE WI‑FI! Santa Barbara’s premiere coffee roasting company since 1989. Come in for the freshest most deli‑ cious cup of coffee ever and watch us roast the best coffee in town at our historic Old Town location ‑ Corner of State & Gutierrez. Gift baskets, mail order & corporate gifts avail. sbcoffee.com.

Ethiopian AUTHENTIC ETHIOPIAN CUISINE Featured at Petit Valentien Restaurant 1114 State St. #14, 805‑966‑0222. Open Sat‑Sun Lunch ONLY 11am‑2:‑ 30pm. Serkaddis Alemu offers in ever changing menu with choices of vegitarian, vegan, and meat options. Catering Avaliable for parties of up to 40 people.

PETIT VALENTIEN, 1114 STATE ST. #14, 805‑966‑0222. Open M‑F 11:30‑ 3pm (lunch). M‑Sat 5pm‑Close (dinner). Sun $24 four course prefix dinner. In La Arcada Plaza, Chef Robert Dixon presents classic French comfort food at affordable cost in this cozy gem of a restaurant. Petit Valentien offers a wide array of meat and seafood entrees along with extensive small plates and a wine list specializing in amazing quality at arguably the best price in town. A warm romantic atmosphere makes the perfect date spot. Comfortable locale for dinner parties, or even just a relaxing glass of wine. Reservations are recommended. RENAUD’S PATISSERIE & Bistro, 3315 State St. in Loreto Plaza, 569‑2400 & 1324 State St. Ste N 892‑2800 $$ M ‑ Sat 7‑ 5, Sun 7‑3 & M‑Sun 7‑ 3 Wide selection of wholesome French pastries. Breakfast & lunch menu is composed of egg dishes, sandwiches & salads repre‑ senting Renaud’s favorites. Our Brewed coffees & teas are proudly 100% Organic.

Indian FLAVOR OF INDIA 3026 State 682‑ 6561 $$ www.flavorofindiasb.com VOTED BEST 17yrs. Finest, most authentic Indian cuisine is affordable too! All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet $8.95 M‑S din‑ ner combos $9.95+ Specials: Tandoori‑ Mixed or Fish, Chicken Tikka Masala, Shrimp Bhuna. Also: meat, curries & vegetarian.Wine & Beer. Take out. 20yrs of Excellence! INDIA CLUB ‑ New Goleta Restaurant, 5 Star Chef from India Krishna, lunch buffet 7 days a week, w/ special Dosa menu on Sat. & Sun. Beer & Wine. Open 7 days a week. 5701 Calle Real. 805‑967‑7171 INDIA HOUSE, 418 State St. Next to 99 Cent Store 805.962.5070. 7 days 11:30a‑ 3:30p ALL YOU CAN EAT Lunch Buffet $8.95. Dinner 5p‑9p. Tandori & North Indian Muglai specialties. World Class Indian Chefs at your service! Traditional floor seating. Indian & Draft Beers, Local Wines. www.indiahouseusa.com NAAN STOP ‑ Popular, Casual Dinining, Indian Restaurant w/ Boba drinks, chick‑ en tikka masala, saag tofu, naan bread, and all other favorites! 966 Embarcadero del Mar 685‑4715.

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DARGAN’S IRISH Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St. (next to lot 10) SB, 568‑0702. $$. Open 7 days 11:30a‑ Close (Food ‘til 10p, 11p on Sat/Sun). AE MC V Disc. Authentic Irish food & atmosphere in downtown SB. Specialties from Ireland include Seafood & Meat dishes. Informal, relaxed pub‑style atmosphere. Live music Thursday nights. Children welcome. Avail. for private parties. Pool & Darts.

PALAPA 4123 State St. 683‑3074 $$ BREAKFAST 7am daily. Big Breakfast burritos, machaca, cho‑ rizo & eggs, chiliquiles, Organic mexican coffee & Fresh squeezed OJ, pancakes, omelets & lunch spe‑ cials. Fresh seafood dinners.

HOLDREN’S 512 State St. 965‑3363 Lunch & Dinner Daily. Featuring $20 Prime Rib Wednesdays‑ USDA 12 oz Prime MidWestern corn‑fed beef char‑ broiled over mesquite; or try from our selections of the freshest seafood. We offer extensive wine & martini lists & look forward to making your dining experience superb! Reservations avail.

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ALDO’S ITALIAN Restaurant 1031 State St. 963‑6687. $$ Open 7 days. Lunch & Dinner. V MC AE DC DV. Local SB favorite for over 25 years offers fast, friendly service in the heart of downtown. Dine outdoors in our heated courtyard. Enjoy new homestyle cuisine like Chicken Parmigiana or Fresh Fish specials in a comfortable, romantic atmosphere. Vegan & Gluten‑ Free Pasta and Salad Options avail‑ able. Wine & Beer. Full menu at: www. sbaldos.com

Japanese KYOTO, 3232 State St, 687‑1252.$$. Open 7days M‑F 11:30a‑2p; Sat Noon‑ 2:30p Lunch; Sun‑Thur 5‑10p Dinner, Fri‑Sat 5p‑10:30p.Complete Sushi Bar. Steak & Seafood Specials! Sashimi, Teriyaki, original Japanese appe‑ tizers & Combination Boat Dinner. SB’s only TATAMI Rooms reserva‑ tions suggested. Beer, Wine & Sake. Take Out. Birthday customers get FREE tempura ice cream & photo on our website! KyotoSB.com

Natural NATURAL CAFE, 508 State St., 5 blocks from beach. 962‑9494 Goleta‑ 5892 Hollister 692‑2363. 361 Hitchcock Way 563‑1163 $. Open for lunch & dinner 7 days. A local favorite for dinner. Voted “Best Lunch in Santa Barbara” “Best Health Food Restaurant” “Best Veggie Burger” “Best Sidewalk Cafe Patio” “Best Fish Taco” all in the Independent Reader’s Poll. Daily Specials, Char‑Broiled Chicken, Fresh Fish, Homemade Soups, Hearty Salads, Healthy Sandwiches, Juice Bar, Microbrews, Local Wines, and the Best Patio on State St. 9 locations serving the Central Coast. www.thenaturalcafe.com SOJOURNER CAFÉ, 134 E. Canon Perdido 965‑7922. Open 11‑11 Th‑Sat; 11a‑10:30p Sun‑Wed. SB’s natural foods landmark since 1978 Daily soups & chef’s specials, hearty stews, fresh local fish, organic chicken dishes,salads & sandwiches & award winning dessert . Espresso bar, beer, wine, smoothies, shakes & fresh juices sojournercafe.com

Wine of the Week Chehalem Winery Ridgecrest Vineyards Pinot Noir 2010 When it comes to reflecting the delicate, subdued suppleness of French Burgundies but with a distinctively New World shine, it’s hard to compete with cold northwest corner of Oregon, where wineries such as Chehalem have been perfecting the terroir of the Willamette Valley for more than 30 years. This pinot, from Harry Peterson‑Nedry’s pioneering vineyard of Ribbon Ridge near the town of Newberg, is a ponderous lesson in how to pack a rainbow of flavor into a red wine that’s utterly lean and racy. These wines aren’t exactly perfect for aficionados fo dense fruit bombs, but the ideal chance to see where you fit into that specturm occurs on September 11 at the Ebell in Los Angeles, where 65 Oregon vintners, including Chehalem, will be introducing themselves to Southern California as part of the Pinot in the City event. See chehalemwines.com for more on the winery and willamettewines.com for more on the event.

Wine Country Tours SPENCER’S LIMOUSINE & Tours, 884‑ 9700 Thank You SB, Voted BEST 18yrs! Specializing in wine tours of all Central Cal Wineries. Gourmet picnic lunch or fine restaurants avail TCP16297 805‑884‑9700 www.spencerslimo.com

Wine Shop/Bar RENEGADE WINES: 417 Santa Barbara St. Ste A‑6, 805‑568‑1961. Tues‑Fri 11a‑6p, Sat. 12‑6p. Sun‑Mon by appointment. SB’s oldest wine shop, sEPTEmbEr 5, 2013

BANGKOK PALACE 2829 De la Vina St. 687‑1828 $$ Open M‑F 11a‑9p Sat 5‑9p Fine Thai Cuisine in an intimate authentic setting. $15min.+ $3 fee for deliveries. Beer/Wine/Sake.AX/Disc/ VC/ MC.WI‑FI www.BangkokPalace.co YOUR PLACE Restaurant, 22 N. Milpas St., 966‑5151, 965‑9397. $$. Open Mon 4‑9:45pm Tues‑Thurs & Sun 11:30a‑9:45p, Fri/Sat 11:30a‑10:30p. V MC AE. Your Place ‑ The One & Only. Voted “BEST THAI FOOD” for 26 years by Independent and The Weekly read‑ ers, making us a Living Legend! Lunch & dinner specials daily. Fresh sea‑ food & tasty vegetarian dishes. Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide selected us as the Best Thai Restaurant for excep‑ tional dining reflected by food quality, service & ambiance.

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RODNEY’S Grill, 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard at The Fess Parker – A Doubletree by Hilton Resort 805‑564‑ 4333. Serving 5pm – 10pm Tuesday through Saturday. Rodney’s Grill Menu is Fresh and New. Featuring all natural hormone‑free beef and fresh seafood, appetizers, and incredible desserts. The place to enjoy dinner with family and friends by the beach. Private Dining Room for 30. Full cock‑ tail bar with specialty cocktails. Wine cellar with Santa Barbara County & California best vintages by‑the‑glass www.rodneyssteakhouse.com

over 23 years same location. We are Santa Barbara’s premier wine retailer, offering a wide variety of local and imported wines. Our diverse assort‑ ment of wine comes from the world’s finest vineyards with prices starting around $9. View our full inventory @ www.renegadewines.com. We store your wine. 3000sq feet of temp. con‑ trolled wine lockers; 8 case lockers‑300 case rooms. Off‑street parking. 2 blocks from State St. (2nd driveway @ 126 E. Haley) Monthly tastings & private tast‑ ings available. We ship wine. Keep in touch: Facebook, Google+, Twitter

BABCOCK WINERY & VINEYARDS. 5175 HWY 246 Sta. Rita Hills. 805‑736‑ 1455 Open 10:30‑5 p.m. daily. For 30 years Bryan Babcock has been honing his craft. Venture into beautiful wine country and savor his extraordi‑ nary collection of highly expressive sin‑ gle‑vineyard Pinot Noirs rarely offered outside of the winery. Sample highly acclaimed Chardonnays, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris. Cabernet and Syrah sourced from warmer SB Co. locales are voluptuous. Taste wine and shop for eclectic gifts in a newly ren‑ ovated, vintage inspired atmosphere. www.babcockwinery.com SANTA BARBARA Winery, 202 Anacapa St. 963‑3633. Open 7 days, 10a‑5p, small charge for extensive tast‑ ing list. 2 blocks from both State St & the beach. This venerable winery is the county’s oldest‑ est.1962, and offers many internationally acclaimed wines from their Lafond Vineyard in the Santa Rita Hills. Try some of Winemaker Bruce McGuire’s small production bot‑ tling.www.sbwinery.com WHITCRAFT WINERY, 36 S. Calle Cesar Chavez 730‑1680. Family owned & operated. Specialist in Pinot Noir .Est. 1985. In Sideways! 1 block from beach. Tastings Fri/Sat/Sun 12‑4 & by appt. www.whitcraftwinery.com

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he 32nd annual Taste of the Town fundraiser is being held Sunday, September 8th, noon to 3 p.m. at the Riviera Park Garden,  Alameda Padre Serra. The Taste of the Town is Santa Barbara’s original tasting event, featuring samples from over 80 local restaurants and wineries. Tickets cost $125 and can be purchased online at www.tasteofthe townsantabarbara.org or by calling 563-4685. All proceeds benefit the Arthritis Foundation, whose mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases.  There is a new addition to Taste of the Town this year — the first-ever “Beer Crafters Row,” with brews prepared by Firestone Walker, Island Brewing Company, Santa Barbara Brewery, Figueroa Mountain Brewery, and others. Executive Chef Patrice Martineau of the new El Encanto Hotel is the 2013 Honorary Lead Chef. In this role, Chef Martineau and his team will TASTY: This Sunday brings Santa Barbara’s 32nd design a seven-course progressive tasting menu annual Taste of the Town. for event sponsors and their guests at the Conof the wine. The trick to the Coravin lies in the fact that noisseurs’ Circle, which will be held on Friday night, oxygen from the environment never touches the wine. September 6, at El Encanto. The device clamps on to a bottle of wine and the needle Participating food vendors include Alchemy Arts is inserted through the cork simply by pressing down Café, Aldo’s Italian Restaurant, Anchor Woodfire on the unit. Argon is then introduced into the bottle Kitchen & Bar, Arch Rock Fish, Arlington Tavern, through the needle and the resulting pressurization Butler Catering, Ca’ Dario, Ca’ Dario Pizzeria, Casa forces out the wine into a waiting glass. No oxygen is Blanca Restaurant & Cantina, Chase Restaurant & let into the bottle during the process and the needle is Lounge, Crazy Good Bread, El Encanto, Enterprise Fish small enough so that the cork naturally seals itself upon Company, Finch & Fork, Fresco Cafe, Il Fustino Oils & removal. For more information visit coravin.com. Vinegars, Los Agaves, Los Arroyos Mexican Restaurant, Louie’s California Bistro, Michael’s Catering, Mirabelle RESTAURANT CLOSINGS: Here is a list of local resInn & Restaurant, New West Catering, Olivos Del Mar, taurants that have closed in the last year: Opal Restaurant & Bar, Our Daily Bread, Petros, Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro, Renaud’s Patisserie & Bistro, Santa  August 2013: Elephant Bar & Restaurant,  Barbara City College, SOhO Restaurant, The Ballard Firestone Rd., Goleta; Pastavino,  Marketplace Dr., Inn Restaurant, The Palace Grill, The Vineyard House Goleta. Restaurant, Toma, UCSB Faculty Club, and Via Maestra  July 2013: Cinco Estrellas,  N. Milpas St.; Medi. Read more about Taste of the Town on page 41. terra Café & Market,  Hollister Ave., Goleta  June 2013: New China,  Hollister Ave., Goleta. SPEAKING OF TASTE: Taste Wine Bar & Retail Shop  May 2013: none. recently opened at  E. Ortega Street next to Seagrass  April 2013: Coast Restaurant & Bar,  W. Carrillo Restaurant. They specialize in wines from all over the St.; Pasta House,  Pardall Rd., Isla Vista. world, and have some micro-brew beers and a selection  March 2013: none. of retail wines. Their by-the-glass prices range from $6-$11 and wine flights range from $11-$16. Happy Hour  February 2013: La Carreta Mexican Seafood,  Storke Rd., Goleta. is Tuesday-Friday from 3:30 p.m. — 5:30 p.m. For more  January 2013: Los Gallos,  De la Vina St.; information call 965-1113 or visit tastewinebar.net. Meat n’ Potatoes,  Hollister Ave., Goleta; O Street DRINK WINE WITHOUT OPENING THE BOTTLE: Truck (mobile); Road Dogs (mobile); The New Black I recently heard about the Coravin Wine Access SysBBQ (mobile).  December 2012: Little Cantina,  E. Cota St.; tem ($299) that pours a glass of wine without the need Open Cup,  State St.; Sizzler Restaurant,  Holto open the bottle. No, this is not magic or osmosis at lister Ave., Goleta; WhoDelicious,  State St. work here, but rather, a thin hollow needle is used to pierce the cork to get to the fluid inside. Normally, when  November 2012: none.  October 2012: Café Blu,  State St.; East,  a wine bottle is opened, the cork has to be State St.; El Taco Tequila Taquería,  E. Cota St.; removed with the wine inside subEpicBowl,  State St.; Itsuki Restaurant,  Calle sequently becoming exposed to Real (moved to  Hollister Ave., Goleta); Mimosa, oxygen. This of course, gets the MORE  State St. clock ticking on the drinkability FOOD

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Legals ABC Permit NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of filing application: Aug 15 2013. To Whom it May Concern: The Name(s) of the Applicant(s) is/are: MONKEYPIG, LLC, SCOTT JOSEPH MANSER The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 730 N Milpas St Santa Barbara, CA 93103‑3029 for the following type of License: 41‑ON‑SALE BEER AND WINE‑EATING PLACE and Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 1000 South Hill Road Ste 310 Ventura, CA 93003. (805) 289‑0100. Published . Aug 22, 29. Sep 5 2013.

FBN Abandonment STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Old Town Mini Mart at 5748 Hollister Ave. Goleta, CA 93117 The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed April 12, 2012. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2012‑ 0001122. The person(s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Santa Barbara Landshark Inc. (same address). This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 07, 2013 I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jessica Armstrong. Published Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept. 5, 2013 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Old Town Cellular at 5730 Hollister Ave. Unit #6 Goleta, CA 93117 The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Sept. 2, 2009. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2009‑ 0002840. The person(s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Santa Barbara Landshark Inc. 5748 Hollister Ave. Goleta, CA 93117. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 07, 2013 I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jessica Armstrong. Published Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept. 5, 2013

Fictitious Business Name Statement FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Postcard Company at 2312 De la Vina Street #C Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Scott Gibson (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Scott B. Gibson. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 06, 2013. 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 Jessica Armstrong. FBN Number: 2013‑0002467. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Goldstudent, Nitata, Peminian at 5662 Calle Real #157 Goleta, CA 93117; Arboleda Road LLC (same address). This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Ning Wang, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 07, 2013. 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 Andrea Luparello. FBN Number: 2013‑0002502. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Interiors By Adele at 227 Constance Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Adele Rosen (same address). This business is conducted by a Danielle Gomez Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 05, 2013. 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 Danielle Gomez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002453. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Allen’s Draught Line Service at 2320 Banner Ave #3 Summerland, CA 93067;­ Christopher Michael Allen (same address). This business is conducted by Individual Signed: Chris Allen This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 09, 2013. 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002512. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Coyote Creek Ranch at 560 Ranch Road Solvang, CA 93463; Charles W. Adam (same address) Cindy Adam (same address)­This business is conducted by General Partnerships Signed: Diana Jessup Lee/Reicker, Pfau, Pyle & McRoy LLP/Attorneys for Registrants This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 07, 2013. 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002471. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Surfside Patient Services at 6218 Cathedral Oaks Road Goleta, CA 93117; John Kuehl (same address) and George M Skuse (same address). This business is conducted by Copartners Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 18, 2013. 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2013‑0002269. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Hollister Ranch Realty at 3 Hollister Ranch Gaviota, CA 93117; Jeffrey A Kruthers 26 Hollister Ranch Gaviota, CA 93117; Wendie D Kruthers (same address). This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Jeffrey A. Kruthers. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 08, 2013. 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002496. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: B&E Partnership at 365 Ortega Ridge Road Montecito, CA 93108; Bryce Recordon (same address) Erika Recordon (same address) This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Bryce Recordon This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 13, 2013. 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 Danielle Gomez. FBN Number: 2013‑0002548. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Geecomp, Geecomp Technologies at 529 W. Pueblo St. #3 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; George Kubinyi (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: George Kubinyi This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 13, 2013. 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 Andrea Luparello. FBN Number: 2013‑0002546. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Kasahi Studios at 3055 Lucinda Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Lisa Bolton (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Lisa Bolton This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 14, 2013. 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002564. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Bootiik at 27 W. Anapamu Street, Suite 236 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Shakari Russell 5182 Concord Place Carpinteria, CA 93013. This business is conducted by an Individual. Signed: Shakari Russell. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 25, 2013. 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 Hector Gonzalez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002361. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Killscrow at 809 Ashley Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Darrick Rasmussen (same address) Lana Rasmussen (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Lana Rasmussen This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 08, 2013. 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 Hector Gonzalez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002491. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Fainer Consulting at 1114 State Street, Suite 200 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Fainer Consulting, LLC 635 Camino Campana Santa Barbara,CA 93111. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. Signed: Lea Fainer, Member & Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 17, 2013. 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 Eva Chavez. FBN Number: 2013‑0002255. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Goodland Chai Company, The Goleta Homesteader at 674 Walnut Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Kimberly Goodland (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Kimberly Goodland This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 15, 2013. 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2013‑0002578. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Weeha Productions at 218 Mesa Verde Dr Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Wendy L Wagner (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Wendy L. Wagner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 07, 2013. 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2013‑0002473. Published: Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Newhaven Builders Inc. at 2181 East Foothill Boulevard #104 Passadena, CA 91107; Westhaven Builders PO Box 50607 Montecito, CA 93150. This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Kenneth Rideout, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 08, 2013. 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002493. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: High Noon Vintage at 20 South Kellogg Ave. Goleta, CA 93117; Samantha Schwan 6474 Stagecoach Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Samantha Schwan This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 14, 2013. 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2013‑0002562. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Data Techonology Consulting at 4521 Vieja Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Steve Davis (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Steve Davis This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 14, 2013. 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 Andrea Luperello. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002567. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Elite Meetings International, Inc. at 925 De La Vina Street #300 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Elite Meetings International, Inc. 500 East Montecito Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Karen Cahill This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 12, 2013. 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2013‑0002520. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Barbara Ann Kleemann DBA Indian Lake Ranch at 526 Via Sinuosa Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Barbara Ann Kleemann (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Barbara Ann Kleemann This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 14, 2013. 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2013‑0002572. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: California Country, California Country Solvang, California Country Store, California Country Store Solvang at 1608 Copenhagen Drive Solvang, CA 93463; Pacific Endeavors, Inc. 1235 Oregon Street Port Orford, OR 97465 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Diane Carter This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 22, 2013. 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2013‑0002296. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SFA Design at 136 West Canon Perdido Street #220 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Smith‑ Firestone Associates, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Sue Firestone, Director This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 16, 2013. 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 Jessica Armstrong. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002590. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: CBSB, Custom Built Santa Barbara at 126 Santa Ynez Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Yeni E Salinas This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 2013. 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 Jessica Armstrong. FBN Number: 2013‑0002389. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Ruby Sky, Ruby Sky Productions at 330 E. Carrillo Street Suite F Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Sandra Cowan‑Araujo 3852 Pemm Place Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Janette K. James 118 W. Victoria Street #3 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Janette K. James This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 15, 2013. 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2013‑0002581. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Darkmoon Building Design & Engineering at 36 Touran Lane Goleta, CA 93117; Jonathan Villegas (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Jonathan Villegas This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 19, 2013. 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002289. Published: Aug 22, 29, Sept 5, 12 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Healings From Heaven at 496 Concha Loma Drive Carpinteria, CA 93013; Healings From Heaven LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Christian J Gillian This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 21, 2013. 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 Jessica Armstrong. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002639. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DCP, Derrick Curtis Production at 314A East Anapamu Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Derrick Curtis (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Derrick Curtis This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 15, 2013. 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 Danielle Gomez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002579. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Body Align Pro at Motion Unlimited, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Isaac Osborne This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 19, 2013. 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 Jessica Armstrong. FBN Number: 2013‑0002601. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Tri Pointe Homes at 19520 Jamboree Road Suite 200 Irvine, CA 92612; Tri Pointe Homes, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 23, 2013. 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 Hector Gonzalez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002660. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Greenbridge Media, Sustainable World Media at 312 East Sola Street B Santa Barbara, CA 93101;Jill Cloutier (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Jill Cloutier This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 21, 2013. 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 Hector Gonzalez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002636. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MacFarlane, FalettI & Co. LLP at 115 E Micheltorena Street #200 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Gail H Anikouchine 300 La Salle Road Goleta, CA 93117; William L Jackson 2701 Via La Selva Santa Ynez, CA 93460; Jane E Russell 519 W Pueblo Street #A Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Reed S Spangler 2404 Calle Galicia Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Partnership Signed: Jane E. Russell This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 13, 2013. 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 Jessica Armstrong. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002551. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Telios Environmental at 27 West Anapamu Street #368 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Dorrie Powel 1414 Shoreline Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Harold Powel (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Dorrie Powell This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 21, 2013. 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2013‑0002631. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: “La Calenda” Oaxacan Arts & Crafts at 2915 De La Vina Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Esperanza Lopez 160 La Venta Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93110 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Esperanza Lopez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 26, 2013. 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 Jessica Armstrong. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002688. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Burnish Imports at 973 Isleta Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Karlene Ashley Dowling (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Karly Dowling This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 19, 2013. 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 Hector Gonzalez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002600. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: B&R Construction at 1818 Chapala Street #6 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Edwin Russell Bell (same address) William Hodges 4418 E La Estancia Circle Cove Creek, AZ 85331 This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Katherine T. Bell This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 26, 2013. 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 Danielle Gomez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 00022689. Published: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Martineau Development at 130 Santa Ynez Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Marty Ingraham (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Marty Ingraham This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 09, 2013. 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2013‑0002516. Published: Aug 29, Sept 5, 12, 19 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Endless Summer Sports at 858 Highlands Drive #6 Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Amy Devers (same address) Margaret Michaels (same address) This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Amy Devers This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 30, 2013. 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 Andrea Luparello . FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002743. Published: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 2013.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Moonlight Carpet Cleaning at 6584 El Greco Road #19 Goleta, CA 93117; Carlos Alberto Ramirez (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Carlos Ramirez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 08, 2013. 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002497. Published: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PLB Painting Company at 418 East Micheltorena Street #2 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Peter Louis Bonner (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Peter Bonner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 29, 2013. 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 Andrea Luparello . FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002726. Published: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Pinnacle Safety Supply at 7396 Freeman Pl. #B Goleta, CA 93117; Save Our Skin, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Caren Paulson This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 29, 2013. 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2013‑0002727. Published: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Salon Patine at 3206 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Salon Patine, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Robert Hofberg This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 13, 2013. 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 Hector Gonzalez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002542. Published: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Tmur & Associates at 1482 East Valley Rd, #320 Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Robert J. Tmur 593 El Bosque Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93108 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Robert J. Tmur This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 27, 2013. 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2013‑0002708. Published: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 2013. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SB Tech Trader at 605 Vista Vallejo Unit B Santa Barbara, CA 93105; David Andre (same address) Megan Van Valkenburgh (same address) This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Megan Van Valkenburgh This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 07, 2013. 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 Hector Gonzalez. FBN Number: 2013‑ 0002480. Published: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 2013.

Name Change IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF ARIELLE KENT AMENDEN ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 1417820 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: JOHN MARCOS DEWEY TO: JOHN MARCOS KENT 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 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.

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ADMINISTRATIVE AS­SISTANT

Cottage Health System (CHS) seeks a full‑time Administrative Assistant to support the Clinical Informatics Department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years administrative experience, excellent communication, organizational and multi‑tasking skills. Strong MS Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint; typing 45+ wpm. Attention to detail a must. Healthcare or IT industry experience preferred. Cottage Health System offers an excellent compensation package that includes above market salaries; premium medical benefits, pension plans, and tax savings accounts. Please apply online at: www.­cottagehealthsystem.org. EOE

WEB DEVELOPER

DAVIDSON LIBRARY Responsible for maintaining and enhancing the Library’s Drupal‑based websites. Involved in other programming projects as needed. Duties will include Drupal module development, management of Library Drupal systems including applying security patches, overseeing the needs, growth, performance and all other aspects of associated systems. Programming will encompass both front‑end (browser and user experience) and server side PHP and MySQL Database areas, expanding and maintaining existing custom Drupal modules. Integrating Drupal based systems with other Business Opportunity systems such as the planned digital repository. Reqs: Computer Science Help Wanted! Make extra money in our free ever popular homemailer degree. Demonstrated experience in the development of dynamic web program, includes valuable guidebook! Start immediately! Genuine! 1‑888‑ applications using modern web 292‑1120 www.easywork‑fromhome.­ development tools and techniques. Demonstrated skills and proficiency com (AAN CAN)

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Employment Services with HTML, CSS, PHP, and Javascript; experience using RDBMS such as MySQL and writing SQL. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Desirable: Experience and knowledge of Library Science standards, practices and data/meta data formats such as MARC format, METS, MODS, ARKS, etc.. Experience with integrated library systems such as Aleph. Knowledge of creative layout, graphics creation and design with emphasis on function, usability, and aesthetic appearance. Ability to use command line tools and editors in a Unix/Linux operating system. Notes: Fingerprinting required, Mon‑Fri, 8‑5. This position may require travel. Competitive salary and full benefits. Apply by 9/5/13, thereafter open until filled. AA/EOE Apply online at https:// jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20130392

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AIRLINE CAREERS begin here – Get FAA approved Maintenance training. Financial aid for qualified students – Housing available. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877‑804‑5293 (Cal‑SCAN)

General Full-Time Drivers ‑ CDL‑A Train and Work for Us! Professional, focused CDL training available. Choose Company Driver, Owner Operator, Lease Operator or Lease Trainer. (877) 369‑7091 www.­ CentralTruckDrivingJobs.com (Cal‑ SCAN) Greenhouse Grower ‑ Tehachapi, CA Leading California grower/packer/ shipper of organic vegetables is seeking a Greenhouse Grower to manage growing operations for the Greenhouse facility in Tehachapi. Position is responsible for the proper care of the greenhouse; including the principles and practices of plant cultivation, propagation, and protection. Position supervises employees involved in those tasks. Also responsible for worker and food safety, GH data collection and budgeting/forecasting crop expenses and yields. Four year degree in a related

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gr aphic designer Entry level P/T designer needed for busy weekly SB paper. Duties include ad design, paper layout and various in house design jobs. Must be a fast learner and work well and fast under pressure. Fun and rewarding work environment. Must be fluent in Adobe InDesign and have working knowledge of other Adobe products on Mac platform. Will train right person. No phone calls please! EOE F/M//D/V

We offer great benefits package; request detailed job description, or send resume to: Grimmway Farms 14141 Di Giorgio Road Arvin, CA 93203 Or work@grimmway.com

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NOTICE OF HEARING Sept 25, 2013 9:30am, Dept 6, 1100 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the 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 10, 2013. by Narzralli Baksh Deputy Clerk for Thomas P Anderle, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Aug 15, 22, 29, Sept 5, 2013. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF RONNIE L. MOORE ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 1418232 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: RONNIE L. MOORE TO: RONALD LEE MOORE 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. NOTICE OF HEARING Oct 09, 2013 9:­ 30am, Dept 6, 1100 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara CA 93101. A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the 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 Aug 01, 2013. by Terri Chavez; Deputy Clerk for James E. Herman, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 2013.

Public Notices HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF SANTA BARBARA PUBLIC NOTICE The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara (HACSB) is accepting applications for the Section 8 Project‑ Based Rental Assistance (PBA) Program for non‑profit organizations for new construction of rental units, rehabilitation projects and existing units. Rental subsidies for units assisted under this program can be provided for

a term of up to 15 years, subject to the availability of appropriations and future availability of funding under HACSB’s Annual Contributions Contract with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HACSB anticipates that approximately 24 Project‑Based vouchers will be awarded to owners/ developers/operators of rental units within the Santa Barbara City limits which HACSB determines to be most appropriate for this type of assistance. You may log on to www.hacsb.org for more information, ranking criteria, selection procedures, owner application, and requirements. Applications must be received by 3:00 PM on September 19, 2013. Please contact Veronica Loza, Director of Housing Programs at (805) 897‑1032 with any questions regarding the PBA Program or owner application submission requirements.

Trustee Notice NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE APN: 049‑430‑39‑00 Title Order No.: 130046608 Property: 3558 MODOC ROAD 39, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93105‑4543 Trustee Sale No.: 2200‑ 002936‑F00 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/22/2009. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 09/12/2013 Sage Point Lender Services, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT drawn on a state or national bank, cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, or other form of payment authorized by 2924h­(b), (Payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or

encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN BELOW MENTIONED DEED OF TRUST Executed by: THOMAS W SIMS AND CATHERINE SIMS Recorded on 10/29/2009 as Instrument No. 2009‑0065579 of Official Records, in the office of the County Recorder of SANTA BARBARA County, California Date of Sale: 09/12/2013 at 01:00PM Place of Sale: At the main entrance to the County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 3558 MODOC ROAD 39, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93105‑4543 APN# 049‑ 430‑39‑00 The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Sale is $567,625.07. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to the return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks

involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (949) 236‑5599 or visit this Internet Web site WWW.nationwideposting.com, using the file number assigned to this case 2200‑002936‑F00. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: 08/13/2013 Sage Point Lender Services, LLC 400 Exchange, Suite 110 Irvine, CA 92602 949‑265‑9940 EMMANUEL LUNA FOR TRUSTEE’S SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (949) 236‑ 5599 or visit www.nationwideposting.­ com SAGE POINT LENDER SERVICES, LLC MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NPP0219568 To: SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT PUB: 08/22/2013, 08/29/2013, 09/05/2013

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DE LA GUERRA DINING COMMONS Performs culinary duties such as mixing doughs and batters, shaping yeast breads and rolls, making pizzas, decorating desserts and preparing icings and fillings serving up to 1,500 meals per shift. Ensures that assigned responsibilities are accomplished and that high standards of food quality, service, sanitation and safety are met at

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all times. Assists with student training, food production and sanitation. Reqs: One year of progressively responsible cooking experience in a high volume cooking environment. Ability to work as part of a team. Knowledge and experience with basic and advanced cooking/baking techniques. Supervisory skills and leadership to coordinate, train, oversee and review the work of other in English. Ability to read and write English. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations to ensure proper food handling. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and work standing for up to 8 hours per day. Full‑time shift available 6:30am‑ 3pm Mon/Thu/Fri and 6‑2:30

Sat/Sun, with Tue/Wed off. Hours/ days may vary. $14.42 ‑ $16.24/hr. For primary consideration apply by 9/10/13, thereafter open until filled. AA/EOE Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20130395

Department. Come join our team in providing a World Class Experience for our community, our customers, and our associates while making Montecito Bank & Trust the BEST place to work and the BEST place to bank!

Management

Branch Manager – Goleta

Montecito Bank & Trust A premier performing, privately‑ owned, community bank, serving the tricounty area for more than 38 years, in seeking motivated and qualified individuals to lead and manage the Goleta Branch and support the Banking Services

Immediate opening for an experienced Branch Manager to build and expand relationships and increase profitability by generating, evaluating and successfully closing on a wide range of consumer and business deposit and loan activities. The Branch Manager will also lead, manage, direct and motivate branch associates to maintain standards of high performance and deliver exceptional customer service.

DEDICATION  TO BEING OUR BEST. It’s our highest priority.

Successful candidate will have Bachelor’­s degree, or commensurate banking experience.Candidate must have a minimum of four years sales and supervisory experience; along with the ability to be registered as a Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) through the NMLS agency.

Fingerprinting required. Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑Notice Program. $81,700 ‑ $111,200/yr. For primary consideration apply by 9/11/13, thereafter open until filled. AA/EOE Apply online at https:// Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20130400

POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE

POLICE DEPARTMENT Delivers police services to the University and local community. Patrols on foot, bicycle and in vehicles. Responds to crimes. Investigates complaints. Arrests offenders. Appears in court. Responds to medical, fires and other emergencies. Controls traffic. Provides law enforcement and security at major events or assemblies. Engages in crime prevention. Participates in community liaison meetings. Safeguards the custody and disposal of found property and evidence. Eventual promotion after POST graduation and certification. Reqs: Successfully complete a California POST Basic Police Academy within the first 12 months of employment. Must meet all standards required by California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST). Notes: May be scheduled to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Fingerprinting required. Comprehensive background check, written exam, physical agility exam, oral exams, psychological, medical, and polygraph examinations. Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑Notice Program. Must meet mandated reporter requirements. Multiple positions available. $30.67/ hr. Apply by 9/9/13 AA/EOE Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20130394

Service Center Specialist ‑ Goleta Immediate opening for a Service Center Specialist to provide a World Class Experience to our customers by answering, resolving and researching customer requests and inquiries regarding bank products and services.

AUDITOR II

AUDIT & ADVISORY SERVICES Responsible for planning and conducting a wide variety of audits, advisory Successful candidate will have excellent services, and investigation projects. Performs and documents audits and oral and written communication skills and ability to answer phones advisory services in accordance with the International Standards for the professionally. High School diploma or G.E.D. along with one year of Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Practice Advisories established by experience in retail banking is required. the Institute of Internal Audits and the For more information, contact us at: University of California Internal Audit careers@montecito.com or visit: www.­ Manual. Plans, prioritizes, manages, and performs multiple projects and montecito.com tasks. Reqs: Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration, EOE/AA, M/F/D/V computer science or a related field. Three to five or more years of relevant Medical/Healthcare experience. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Maintain a valid CA driver’s Care Giver: license, a clean DMV record and In home‑non medical care. Ranging enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑ from general housekeeping, errands, Notice Program. $4,778 ‑ $5,577/ personal hygiene, grooming, feeding, mo. Open until filled. AA/EOE Apply and ambulation. Must be 18 or older. online at https://Jobs.ucsb.edu. Job # Must have 2 years experience in 20130375 caregiving. Caring for a family member applies. Call to apply: 805‑252‑1221.

Professional Setting high standards is one thing. Embracing them is another. At Cottage Health System, we make it top priority to work constantly at being our best...for patients, their families, our communities and fellow team members. If you would enjoy living up to your potential at a health system that strives for – and achieves – excellence, come to Cottage.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Nursing • Community Case Manager • Utilization Management Case Manager – Per Diem

Staff RNs • Mother Infant • MICU • NICU • Pediatrics • Pulmonary, Renal • SICU • Surgery

Management • Environmental Services Supervisor • Manager, Purchasing

Non-Clinical • Administrative Assistant • Cook – Part-Time • Sales Associate • Security Officer – Per Diem • Systems Security Coordinator

Allied Health • Case Manager – SLO Clinic (San Luis Obispo)

• Community Case Manager • EKG Part-Time • Endoscopy Tech – Part-Time • HIM Coder III • Neurodiagnostic Tech II • Occupational Therapist – Per Diem • Personal Care Attendant • Pharmacist Specialist – ED • Pharmacist Specialist – Oncology • Pharmacy Tech – Nights • Surgical Technician – CVOR • Telemetry Tech – Per Diem

Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital • Admissions Coordinator • Occupational Therapist • Patient Care Tech – CNA/ Part-Time

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital • Clinical Nurse Coord. – ICU • Clinical Resource Nurse – Emergency • CNA – Per Diem • RNs – Emergency, Med/Surg, ICU, Surgery • Wound Care Center

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital • RN – Med/Surg – Per Diem

Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories • Clinical Lab Scientist – Hematology & Chemistry • Clinical Lab Scientist – Microbiology • Certified Phlebotomy Techs • Laboratory Manager – Anatomic Pathology • Laboratory Manager – Microbiology • Please apply to: www.pdllabs.com

• RENTAL & RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR SELECT FULL-TIME POSITIONS • CERTIFICATION REIMBURSEMENT

We offer an excellent compensation package that includes above-market salaries, premium medical benefits, pension plans, tax savings accounts, rental and mortgage assistance, and relocation packages. What’s holding you back? For more information on how you can advance your future with these opportunities, or to submit a resume, please contact: Cottage Health System, Human Resources, P.O. Box 689, Pueblo at Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-0689. Please apply online at www.cottagehealthsystem.org.

Excellence, Integrity, Compassion

Please reference “SBI” when applying. EOE

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ACADEMIC ADVIS­ING ASSOCIATE

COLLEGE OF LETTERS & SCIENCE Advises undergraduate students regarding: major requirements, general education requirements, and other degree requirements; registration procedures and regulations; application to and completion of the College Honors Program. Reqs: Thorough knowledge of University policies and campus‑wide functions. Strong verbal/organization skills. Good public contact and interpersonal abilities. Able to handle a wide variety of duties simultaneously, meet deadlines, and work under pressure with attention to detail. Able to adapt to frequent interruptions and changes. Familiarity with word processing and database use. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and prior work experience. Notes: Fingerprinting required. $20.80 ‑ $21.84/hr. Apply by 9/11/13 AA/EOE Apply online at https:­// Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20130405 AIRLINE CAREERS – Become an Aviation Maintenance Tech. FAA approved training. Financial aid if qualified – Housing available. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877‑492‑3059

ASSOCIATE DIREC­TOR ‑ OPERATIONAL WORK SYSTEMS

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT Serves as a member of the management team. 70 building operations with 4.1 million square feet. Provides leadership and direction for computerized work systems and for scheduled and estimated maintenance work that includes paint, lock, carpentry shops and life safety services with annual maintenance budget of $9M. Has responsibility for the Customer Service Center, Storeroom (purchasing, shipping and receiving for all of FM) and for project management for FM that includes managing and directing the Deferred Maintenance Program of $3M annually. Reqs: Extensive supervisory experience with maintenance trades and life safety staff. Experience planning and estimating building related projects, and with computerized work systems. Competent in use of computer programs. College degree or equivalent work experience. Notes:

Social Services

LEGAL RESOURCE CENTER CASE­ WORKER

PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS needed at Nuvelles Developmental Services Hollister Day Program. We seek creative, energetic applicants to work w/individuals with developmental disabilities. Duties include leading activities such as arts & crafts and games, leading community outings & providing personal care assistance. If you want a position which will make a difference in the lives of others, this is the job for you. What we offer: M‑F day shift, paid training, CPR cert., health ins. Apply in person at Novelles Developmental Services, 7300 Hollister Ave. Goleta, CA 93117. Please call 805‑ 968‑5360 for more info. Fax resumes to 805‑968‑8008.

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS Responsible for client interaction via telephone, email or in person. Ensures confidential intake of client cases. In collaboration with the Legal Resource Center (LRC) attorney, provides oversight of legal assistance, education, and services to the public. Reqs: Strong communication skills oral and written. Ability to plan and organize in an office with frequent interruptions. Critical thinking, research, attention to detail, ability to maintain confidentiality, patience and empathy. Experience working with students preferred. Notes: Fingerprinting required. This is a 50% time, career position, working either late mornings or afternoons. $18.91 ‑ $22.00/hr. For primary consideration apply by 9/10/13, thereafter open until filled. AA/EOE Apply online at https:­// Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20130398

LIVING HISTORY PROJECT COORDINA­TOR

Santa Barbara RAPE CRISIS CENTER

Shining Star Reception 2013

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS Serves as a liaison between institutional programs and student driven outreach and retention. Mentors students and participates in long term planning and development of the Outreach and Retention Center. Advises QComm, SCORE, SIRRC, Student Lobby and the Human Rights Board, department supported student organizations. Advises the student‑run Outreach and Retention Center (SIRRC). Creates and maintains comprehensive historical records of the history of A.S. the department’s contributions to the services of the University, in addition to, updating the living history of student A.S. organizations, such as A.­ S. Elections. Reqs: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong computer skills especially for multi‑ media design. Demonstrated skill interacting with diverse constituency of students, parents, faculty, staff and outside outreach communities. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends. Must meet mandated reporter requirements. $18.91 ‑ $22.00/hr. For primary consideration apply by 9/9/13, thereafter open until filled. AA/EOE Apply online at https:­ //Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20130396

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SBRCC HONORS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS ON BEHALF OF SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS

Shining Star Honorees SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SHERIFF’S INVESTIGATIVE UNIT CHARLOTTE ELLEN Community Activist and Donor SUSAN TRESCHER Donor (posthumous)

WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION Thursday, September 19, 5–7pm Rooftop Perch, Canary Hotel 31 W. Carrillo St., Santa Barbara, CA $45 per person

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1721 Santa Barbara St. 1880’s Victorian located in the prestigious “Upper East” area of Santa Barbara. This four bedroom, 3 bath, 3,346 square foot home, boasts numerous fireplaces, inlaid woodworking through out, hardwood flooring, wood bannister and staircase, high ceilings, living, dining, and dramatic entry/foyer. Exterior features include .29 acre lot with newer 2 car garage, large outside porch, classic stone and wrought iron fencing, and additional infrastructure upgrades. Close to completion, this home can be the home you’ve always wanted; all that is needed is some finishing touches to make this home yours. Plans, drawings, amenities list will be provided once home is shown, and buyer interest is expressed.

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This incredibly spacious four-bed and two-bath Ranch-style home rests among a neighborhood of proudly manicured properties. Enjoy the wonderful views from this home through a thin film of Eucalyptus Trees. The central location of this property allows for easy access to La Mesa, Downtown and the Harbor! With fresh paint and new carpet this home is a perfect canvas waiting to be transformed. The many amenities of this property include: fruit trees, three-car garage, large entertainer’s patio and a great curb appeal.

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0000 BEGA WAY

128 SANTA CLARA ST. #20

0 CHARTWELL WAY

7465 HOLLISTER AVE. #144

30 WINCHESTER CANYON RD

SANTA BARBARA 4BD/2BA Upper East home. Plenty of natural light, secluded yard in the heart of SB.

BUILDABLE LOT

PENDING

PENDING

CARPINTERIA 3+ acres, biking distance to beach. Avocado trees w/ income history. Oaks, mtn views.

VENTURA Excellent downtown Ventura

COARSEGOLD 29 acres near Yosemite.

location. 2BD/2.5BA condo, 2-car garage, close to beach, restaurants & shopping.

Potential home sites w/ views of the pond, 1 of the waterfalls & the San Joaquin Valley.

GOLETA ‘07 MFD home, 3BD/2BA, granite kitchen, bamboo flrs, amazing location in park…lives like a house, amazing value!

GOLETA #81 Quality updated 2BD/2BA MFD home. Roomy kitchen, skylights and garden.

$579,000 GTprop.com/Bega

$399,000 GTprop.com/128SantaClara20

$389,000 GTprop.com/Chartwell

$320,000 GTprop.com/7465Hollister144

$169,000 GTprop.com/30WinchesterCyn

362 POR LA MAR CIRCLE

133 POR LA MAR CIRCLE

SANTA BARBARA Best unit in “El

SANTA BARBARA 2nd floor unit

Escorial Villas.” 3rd floor 2BD/2BA, ocean views & 2 car garage.

w/ mountain views. Comes furnished. Close to tennis courts & picnic area.

Upon Request GTProp.com/362PorLaMar

Upon Request GTprop.com/133PorLaMar

BRE# 01477382

Santa Barbara’s best value in real estate.

www.GTprop.com

1.5%

2000 State Street, Santa Barbara

By intentionally taking lower profits and passing the savings on to our clients, Goodwin & Thyne Properties delivers the highest value in professional real estate services available.

805.899.1100


Santa Barbara Independent, 09-05-2013