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ressed in a dark suit and quietly crying as he pleaded guilty to fatal DUI hit-and-run charges Tuesday morning, Raymond Morua ended a painful chapter in the lives of many who knew and loved victim Mallory Dies, but his words continued to hurt at least one person in the courtroom. “It was hard to hear the voice of the man who killed my daughter,” said Matt Dies. Just after midnight on December 6, Morua was driving with a blood-alcohol level of 0.17 (more than twice the legal limit) when he hit 27-year-old Mallory Dies as she crossed Anacapa Street. He was arrested after speeding off and crashing into a nearby tree. Dies suffered severe head injuries in the collision and was taken off life support five days later. Through a plea deal proposed by the District Attorney’s Office, Morua, 32, admitted to felony charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and fleeing the scene of an accident. He also admitted to two prior DUIs, but the plea agreement allows him to avoid the seconddegree murder charge he previously faced. Morua will be sentenced on May 28 to 20 years to life in state prison, and his crimes count as a strike on his record. (Prosecutors and Morua’s defense attorney, however, disagree on how the prison time will be calculated. Deputy DA Arnie Tolks said Morua will become eligible for parole after 10 years; defense attorney Darryl Genis claims it is 17 years. The figure will be finalized at a later date.) At the time of the accident, Morua — a Ventura County native, UCSB graduate, and Iraq War veteran — was employed as a district representative for Congressmember Lois Capps. Following his Army career, Morua had openly admitted to problems with alcohol brought about by PTSD, but he promised he had overcome his demons. He had served as president of UCSB’s 10

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Student Veterans Organization (SVO) and as board chair for Future Leaders of America; he recently was working to broker peace among the quarrelsome factions of the Veterans Memorial Building. Despite his accolades, some have since questioned Morua’s outreach tactics when organizing informal veteran events, like SVO get-togethers with kegs and hard alcohol. Of some of his inebriated group addresses, one former SVO member said, “I wouldn’t call them rants, but I wouldn’t call them speeches either.” During his time in County Jail, Morua has reportedly been tutoring fellow inmates on their GED requirements, going to recovery meetings, and reading. His initial request for books on Vietnamese POW camps was denied by jail staff, and he has since been given access to history and philosophy texts. Dies, who graduated from UCSB and was a popular downtown bartender, is remembered and missed for her warm and witty personality, as well as for her fondness of not only the South Coast nightlife scene but also heady literature and political documentaries. Hundreds attended her seaside memorial service — an outpouring of love and grief continues to reverberate throughout Santa Barbara and Corona, where she’s from — and her death inspired a close group of relatives and friends to form an antidrunk-driving campaign called VowMal. Outside the courtroom Tuesday, Matt Dies said he was content with the plea deal, explaining it will guarantee that Morua spends significant time in prison and spare the Dies family the painful process of a lengthy trial. After thanking Tolks and the DA’s Office for their fair handling of the case, Dies criticized Capps’s office for asserting that Morua was not representing the congressmember in an official capacity that night. Dies has filed a claim with the House of Representatives that alleges the governmental

body bears legal and financial responsibility for Morua’s actions, and questions over the matter are the subject of a Santa Barbara New-Press investigative series. “The dishonest attitude that we’ve seen from the congresswoman’s office is disturbing,” said Dies, echoing statements given by Genis during previous hearings.“There was a human decency that should have been displayed that wasn’t … . Her stance is unsupportable.” Dies went on to say that if the House is ordered to pay financial damages, much of it will go toward VowMal efforts. Genis said he was pleased by the “swiftness” with which he and the DA’s Office were able to reach a settlement and that he was “proud” of Morua for taking responsibility for Dies’s death. He said he hopes Capps can “take a page from Morua’s book” and admit her accountability. Genis — after approaching Matt Dies and expressing his condolences as a fellow father — also explained that he hopes to organize the production of an anti-drinking-and-driving video with support from Dies, the DA’s Office, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving that could be broadcast during talk shows and perhaps “go viral” online. Morua would participate from jail, he explained. Following Tuesday’s hearing, Capps issued a prepared statement that reads: “I am hopeful today’s court developments bring a small sense of peace to the family and friends of Mallory Rae Dies, and my thoughts and prayers remain with them. The loss of their loved one was and is a tragedy. It is clear she had an impact on many people’s lives.  I know what it is like to lose a child, and no parent should have to experience that. “The [Santa Barbara New-Press] story is full of inaccuracies, but because  there is a pending legal matter against the House of Representatives, I am not able to comment any ■ further.”

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Desmond Louis Edwards, the 17-year-old Los Angeleno charged with severely wounding a UCSB police officer at last weekend’s Deltopia mega party in Isla Vista, pleaded not guilty Monday to multiple felony counts including resisting an officer and assaulting a peace officer with the allegation of inflicting great bodily harm. Authorities have said the event sparked the civil unrest that consumed the seaside college town’s streets for more than four hours. On Monday, a judge reduced his bail from $100,000 to $75,000 with conditions that he reside at his father’s home in L.A. and only come to town for court hearings. Edwards will be tried as an adult, and he faces a minimum sentence of probation and a maximum of one of 12 years in state prison.

CITY & COUNTY A biography of the late heiress Huguette Clark, who died in 2011, has been optioned for a movie by Glee cocreator Ryan Murphy, according to the book’s author, Bill Dedman. Clark’s hilltop Santa Barbara estate, Bellosguardo, is being turned into an arts foundation. Her doll collection will be included in the foundation, and public showings and sales of her art, books, and furniture will be handled by Christie’s. After almost nine years on the job, Goleta City Manager Dan Singer will be leaving in early May to take the same position with the City of


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LINE IN THE SAND: Hillary Aidun (right) with the Center for Biological Diversity speaks out against fracking. The boogeyman of oil extraction — hydraulic fracturing, better known as “fracking” — was the subject of a public hearing put on by the Assembly Select Committee on Coastal Protection last Friday. Billed as an information-gathering session, the hearing focused on a documented lack of coordination and cooperation between federal regulators and their state counterparts and featured testimony from environmental activists who have lobbied for more robust oversight since the recent discovery that fracking has occurred off Santa Barbara’s shoreline. “We have been ground zero, apparently, for experimenting in offshore fracking,” said State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, who sits on the committee with Assemblymembers Das Williams and Mark Stone. “For a process that has such significant environmental impacts, we need to have more data, more updated data, and the State of California is entitled to be part of that discussion.” Noting that it took nine months for the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (formerly the Minerals Management Service) to respond to his letter of concern last summer, Williams said the explanation he received for asking why state officials weren’t notified of the divisive drilling technique was, “‘We’ve long treated these unconventional techniques as conventional techniques.’” Williams disagreed. “These are not conventional techniques,” he said. But a panel of energy industry experts argued Friday that the government’s current level of fracking oversight is sufficient and that any additional rules — like those included in Senate Bill 4 — would amount to overkill. “The regulations that apply to both federal and state waters are comprehensive,” said Peter Candy, with Santa Barbara law firm Hollister & Brace. “There are no regulatory gaps that I can see.” Candy, an area resident, said his opinion came not from a connection to the petroleum and gas industry but a vested interest in the Santa Barbara Channel. “I’m not interested in swimming and surfing in waste from hydraulic fracturing,” he said, “but I personally am not con— Tyler Hayden cerned.”

Poway near San Diego. Singer beat out 64 other applications for the position and called his upcoming departure “bittersweet.” Singer’s exit adds to the city’s shifting pieces. Its Public Works director has left, its finance director is leaving on 4/18, and Councilmember Ed Easton, in escrow on a house outside city limits, will likely resign soon; replacement plans for all positions are in the works. The two candidates for 2nd District Supervisor — incumbent Janet Wolf and Goleta City Councilmember Roger Aceves — squared off Wednesday morning at the Bacara Resort in a debate hosted by the Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce. Issues discussed included Goleta Beach, the county’s controversial tax-sharing deal, and Measure M. A second debate is planned for 4/23; mail ballots go out on 5/5, and the primary election is on 6/3. Janet Wolf added another $20,000 in Service Employees International Union (SEIU) money to her campaign coffers last week, bringing her total SEIU donations to $80,000. The most recent donation came one day after Roger

Aceves claimed Wolf erred in not disclosing her SEIU donations prior to board discussions on SEIU-related matters; the Fair Political Practices Commission states that such disclosure rules don’t apply to boards of supervisors. In March and April, Aceves received financial support from Santa Maria Energy ($14,081), oil company ERG Operating Company, LLC ($9,500), and the Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians ($6,000). Read more at independent.com.

A mix of experts in law, education, and social media contributed to a discussion about the pitfalls of cyberspace at San Marcos High School last Friday morning. Organized by the AAPLE (Accelerated Academic Program for Leadership and Enrichment) Academy, State Sen. HannahBeth Jackson, Facebook’s Krista Kobeski, Deputy District Attorney Sanford Horowitz, and UCSB professor and school psychologist Shane Jimerson spoke about Internet precautions and potential repercussions of online conduct. “We can pass all sorts of laws,” Sen. Jackson said to the students, explaining there are many currently moving through state legislatures, “but the real power in this is you.” ■

Jail Guards Indicted

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federal grand jury indicted two recently fired jail guards — who have already been charged with assault by the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office — on claims that the deputies handcuffed an inmate during an unprovoked confrontation on June 17 and forced him to the ground, where he was repeatedly kneed and kicked. Christopher Johnson and Robert Kirsch appeared in court in Los AngeChristopher Johnson (left) and Robert Kirsch les last Friday and, after a short hearing, were each released on $25,000 bonds. Their next hearing is April 18. deputies’ orders, and he was not allowed in the The indictment, which follows an FBI inves- courtroom for his sentencing because of threats tigation, claims that Johnson and Kirsch were he made to a prosecutor. “acting under color of law” when they allegedly Supporters of Johnson and Kirsch claim the violated inmate Charles Owens’s civil rights. men did nothing wrong and that they used a Johnson is also charged with obstruction of reasonable amount of force to gain control of an justice for allegedly filing a false report with his inmate after he ignored commands and became jail supervisor, stating that Owens — a Lompoc combative. Multiple sources told The Santa Bargang member who has since been sentenced bara Independent that they have watched surto life in prison without parole on murder and veillance footage of the incident, and while they sex-crime convictions, but was in County Jail admit that Kirsch delivered three knee strikes to awaiting trial at the time of the alleged assault Owens’s legs during the struggle, they maintain — was handcuffed and taken to the ground only the strikes were appropriate and necessary to after he physically resisted the deputies during a bring the situation under control. routine cell transfer. Additionally, they state, two CHP officers A week after the incident, Owens began witnessed the incident and have testified that complaining of pain in his upper torso and was they didn’t feel the deputies were guilty of any transported to the hospital. He was returned wrongdoing. The supporters claim the firings to jail shortly after, and the extent of his inju- and criminal charges were not only political but ries have not been made public by law enforce- also retaliation after Kirsch filed a formal grievment officials out of concern for health privacy ance about unsafe conditions for jail guards and laws. According to sources familiar with jail prompted a January report that concluded staffoperations, Owens was frequently resistant to ing levels at the time were dangerously low. ■

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BY R AY F O R D he battle to determine the character of the Gaviota Coast played out again at a hearing by the California Coastal Commission of an appeal of the Paradiso del Mare development by several environmental groups. While the project consists of just two residential estates, it has stirred powerful opposition within the environmental community over the precedent it could create for other nearby properties when they come before the Coastal Commission. Jana Zimmer, who represents the tri-county area on the commission, referred to the critical importance the project has to the Gaviota Coast in her opening remarks. “First and last thing we need to remember is that this is the gateway project to the Gaviota Coast,” she said. “It is small in its scope, but it has consequences that go far beyond the decision that we make on these two residences. It is going to set the model.” In the midst of the back and forth regarding the project’s merits, Commission Chair Steve Kinsey from Marin County threw a curveball when he asked the developer’s representative, Chris Yelich of Brooks Street, to comment on his negotiations with commission staff. With Yelich’s permission, Commission Counsel read from a list of proposed revisions that included reducing the size of the develop-

ment’s water line, agreeing not to interfere with the public access to the Naples surf area, limiting sound levels during sea lion pupping season and agreeing to include both a trail and vertical easement at Tomate West in any future development proposal on the Naples lots. Ellison Folk, attorney for Surfrider and spokesperson for the appellants, was not happy with the unexpected terms.“We were not provided any notice of this … and to have this brought up after testimony was closed … is completely inappropriate,” he said. The motion carried 8-4 in favor of the developers.“I am shocked and confused by the breach of commission practice that occurred,”Attorney Ana Citrin of the Law Offices of Marc Chytilo said in an email later. “The modifications do not come even close to resolving our appeal issues, or even all the issues raised by commissioners during the hearing.” The fight will now play out in the courtroom. On March 7, 2014, Surfrider and the Gaviota Coast Coalition filed suit in Santa Barbara County Superior Court charging a failure by the county to “take legally adequate measures to avoid significant impacts that the Project will have on these resources.” Citrin estimates that it could take as long as a year for a final ruling on the lawsuit. Read more ■ at independent.com. april 17, 2014

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TB Outbreak Kept Quiet

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BY T Y L E R H AY D E N anta Barbara health officials have been quietly working for months to contain a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak and are now ramping up suppression efforts after publicly announcing that a Santa Maria High School student has the infectious disease. While the single diagnosis is a cause for concern, prompting both a community meeting last Friday and mass screenings at the school this week, the County of Santa Barbara Public Health Department’s grander ground plan has been actively kept under the radar for the past six months due to fears of alienating an already marginalized population and concerns about political backlash. In 2013, 26 Santa Barbara residents were diagnosed with TB — 16 from North County, nine of Oaxacan descent — along with 10 more so far this year. At least one person died in 2013 from TB, which typically attacks the lungs, and many were experiencing the advanced, more contagious stages. Three children younger than 10 years old were diagnosed last year, and one was left permanently disabled. Though 20 or so people get TB every year in Santa Barbara County, the recent outbreak is noteworthy because the cases involved more kids, later stages of progression, and stronger resistance to medication. Five of the Oaxacan cases have similar genetic patterns, meaning they are from the same transmission chain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declares an outbreak when three or more cases display that genetic link, and last week’s high school student case was connected to the chain. The Public Health Department is currently conducting

genetic testing of each new case to determine if they’re related. In February, the Public Health Department’s Dr. Charity Thoman alerted North County doctors to the problem, particularly within the Oaxacan population, and she said that in recent weeks, Public Health nurses have been combing North County communities “day and night” in search of signs of the disease. It’s challenging, said Thoman, because some of the Oaxacans may be undocumented and harbor a distrust of government workers. Plus, many of them only speak Mixteco. When nurses make house calls, they are trained to listen for coughs coming from back rooms, Thoman said, noting that rough estimates put the North County Oaxacan population at anywhere between 10,000 and 30,000. “When we address each case, that’s routine,” Thoman said. “But when we started looking at how they were linked, we became concerned about ongoing transmission. It was no longer business as usual.” Though she’s working with state officials on “creative ways to stop the spread,” Thoman expects more cases from Santa Maria High School. Because the TB is airborne, students sitting close together in tight classrooms are especially susceptible. Those experiencing coughs, fever, night sweats, and weight loss for more than two weeks should immediately ask their doctor for a TB test. While an estimated three million California residents carry the bacteria that causes the disease, only about 10 percent of them will come down with active TB, which can be cured with an intensive 6- to 18-month ■ regime of antibiotics.

Edgy Drought Frustration

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decided tone of “edgy frustration” crept into the Santa Barbara City Council discussion about efforts to respond to the driest and most sudden drought in Santa Barbara’s history, to quote Councilmember Gregg Hart, as councilmembers wondered with evident impatience why more isn’t being done faster. Although City Hall has set aside $3.3 million to buy new water, efforts to secure additional supplies have yet to bear fruit. The most promising proposal — to buy water from Vandenberg Air Force Base — is iffy at best and would hardly be enough. By contrast, Central Valley rice farmers are offering 10,000 acre-feet — a major amount — and at relatively affordable prices, but as much as 75 percent of that could be lost in carrying charges to offset environmental damages already inflicted on the San Joaquin Delta, through which it must pass. Likewise, efforts to begin construction on a new reclaimed-water system has been set back twice now by bid protests filed by prospective contractors. Making matters worse, the Coastal Commission has just expressed serious questions about the validity of City Hall’s permits for the mothballed desalination plant. The desal plant has long been regarded as City Hall’s ace in the hole if the drought persists. But with $20 million in restart costs, the sticker shock has proved prohibitive. As other supplies have dwindled, Councilmembers Bendy White and Gregg Hart have grown increasingly impa-

tient that City Hall be ready to go with the desal plant, just in case. A Coastal Commission planner took exception with the desal plant’s “old-school” water-intake valve located on the ocean floor. The commission has required more recent desal proposals to “drill” water from beneath the ocean floor — in deference to the health of aquatic biota. In the meantime, the council conceptually approved plans to dramatically increase — by 103 percent — how much it charges residents who use the most water, scaling back the rate hikes such that that “lifeline” consumers — who use the least — will experience only a bump of 40 cents a month. The hope is to give customers a financial incentive to cut back consumption by 20 percent. They’ve already achieved a 15 percent reduction since the drought was declared two months ago. City Hall is paying residents to replace their backyard vegetation with drought-tolerant varieties. In the last three months, City Hall conservation specialists have visited 221 households to provide water efficiency assistance. The new water rates, which will be formally introduced later this month, will go into effect July 1. For the hypothetical “average” household, monthly water bills will increase by $10.64. That will help offset the $8 million revenue shortfall City Hall experiences because of reduced water sales and droughtimposed costs. ■


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heriff Bill Brown provided the supervisors with a visual and verbal view of the planned North County Jail on Tuesday, replete with projections for the facility’s design, staffing levels, and construction plans. Brown said the process is on time and on budget, with $80 million in state money set aside for construction and a revenue-growth-reliant plan to pay for the $15.8 million in operating costs — slightly less than originally assumed — but ended his presentation by acknowledging the threat that Measure M could pose. Brown started with the building’s design, which is meant to replicate California’s missions, as “missions were places of respite for weary travelers, but they were also places that facilitated redemption and revitalization for people.” At 140,000 square feet, the facility — slated to open in early 2018 at the intersection of Betteravia and Black roads in Santa Maria — will offer 376 beds with potential to expand to 1,500. Brown, calling the Main Jail “Santa Barbara’s version of the Winchester Mystery House” with its varied designs and infrastructure, said the new facility will offer housing units better-suited to supervision and selfcontainment, each with their own rooms for video visitation and medical exams. Seventy-three custody deputies will be hired — all hires will be staggered over four stages starting this August — but only one deputy on average will be responsible for supervising 32-64 inmates. Brown said that ratio was standard, but Supervisor Doreen Farr took issue with it. “Wow. I just have to tell you, I wouldn’t want to be responsible for 64 people for four hours at a church picnic,” she said. Tuesday’s discussion didn’t include details on the additional 228-bed, 52,000-square-foot

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BY M AT T K E T T M A N N end a letter to the state opposing Venoco’s proposal to resume oil production from an old pier off Sandpiper Golf Course? Or, if the State Lands Commission approves the project, make a preemptive deal with the Carpinteria-based energy company to allow processing at the Ellwood Onshore Facility (EOF), located between the links and the Bacara Resort? Or do both? Those were the contradictory decisions before the Goleta City Council on Tuesday night, as councilmembers determined how to prepare for the outcome of the April 23 State Lands hearing on the project in Sacramento. But, as a dozen environmentalists lined up to lobby for opposition to Venoco and against any deal, Venoco spokesperson Steve Greig made the decision easy, explaining that if the city sent its strongly worded letter, the company would no longer support the deal, which would have led to the quick removal of one of the two exist-

ing piers, kicked royalties to the city, and put a 17-year limit on the resumed pier-based well. The city is stuck in a tough spot because if the state approves the extraction, but the city does not allow it to be processed at the EOF, then it will likely be processed over the water, on the second pier, which is the most eco-frightening option. By the time councilmembers were to deliberate, there was only one unanimous decision to make: Send the letter to the State Lands Commission and make no decision on the deal at all. Meanwhile, Venoco’s last-minute fastball may have only triggered more animosity from the city’s decision makers, as more than one — and many of the public speakers — spoke of relooking at amortization of the EOF, which is zoned as a nonconforming use of recreational space. “My hope and my desire and my vision is that this will be an official recreation area in my lifetime,” said Mayor Michael Bennett. ■ aPrIl 17, 2014

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Nancy Weiss Heads a Reimagined School Food Program

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one are the days when a hefty, hair-netted woman scooped slop onto kids’ Styrofoam trays and called it lunch. Nor does Taco Bell truck hundreds of beef tacos to Santa Barbara cafeterias any longer. But despite the movement to reform school lunches and completely abandon the “heat and serve” model, staff still face challenges like the stigma associated with “cafeteria food,” finicky taste buds, and food waste. Enter Nancy Weiss, an unlikely cafeteria lady who spent 13 years in the private sector — she launched SOhO Restaurant & Music Club in 1986, among other ventures — before switching to the public one. Weiss worked for more than a decade as cafeteria manager of Goleta Valley Junior High School and is now at the helm of Santa Barbara Unified School District’s $6.1 million, 90-person food operation. Weiss frequently visits the 10 district kitchens and, when back at the office, prefers to bounce on an exercise ball rather than sit in a desk chair. Nearly 40 percent of district students receive a free or reduced lunch. Weiss blends government subsidies — 75 percent of her budget comes from the feds — and student lunch money to feed 6,500 mouths each day. (At the high schools, a full-priced lunch is $3.25 and a reduced one is 40 cents.) “Kids spend eight hours of the day at school,” Weiss said. “It’s part of our responsibility as educators.”

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In fact, Weiss wishes all students ate for free. “I can see getting crucified for that, but we’re in public education,” she said. “We need to take it one step further.” At La Cumbre Junior High School, where more than 75 percent of students are low-income, everyone eats for free, and the same is true at La Cuesta High School and a handful of the elementary schools.“Once everybody could eat for free, there was no stigma. It’s been great,” said La Cumbre’s Principal Jo Ann Caines, explaining that her staff seeks out students who aren’t eating lunch.“In a low-income home, fruit is a luxury,” she added. Regardless of improvements in grub, students are still lured by convenience-store snacks and fast food. “My biggest challenge is reeducating the palate,”Weiss said.“People’s taste buds are really damaged.” Describing herself as “cutting edge” but “old school,” Weiss wants high school students to stay on campus during lunchtime. To entice students to stick around,

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she’s organized food trucks called Mobile Cafés (donated by the Orfalea Foundation) and brown paper bags (to resemble homemade lunches). The food services department also took over all student stores, which previously sold chips and candy. District administrators are currently looking for ways to more easily identify students who are eligible for free or reduced meals; elementary students are more likely to fill out the form, but high school students are often more embarrassed to turn in the application that comes in a bulky summer packet.

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One of Weiss’s first moves as food czar was replacing Tyson chicken nuggets with raw eightpiece birds, and now 80 percent of school meals are produced from “scratch cooking.” Once a month, the district receives eggs and frozen chickens, pork, and vegetables at a highly subsidized rate of $3 per 40-pound crate. About 63 percent, or $1.1 million, of the budget is spent on food produced in the tri counties, with the lion’s share of pantry items like rice and canned goods coming from Jordano’s.

second sandwich in his daughter’s lunch so her friend didn’t have to eat in the cafeteria. Despite progress in dispelling this misconception, he said,“We’re not out of the woods.” “School food reform is such a new movement,” said Kathleen DeChadenedes, who runs the School Food Initiative with the Orfalea Foundation. “Food needs to look good, feel good, and smell good … . It’s the private-sector mentality brought into a public-sector job.” Add to that the required expertise in nutrition, budgets, knowledge of facilities and equipment, sanitation, communication, and marketing, all while being held to a higher standard for serving children. Explained DeChadenedes,“You’ve got to make this happen on a dollar, on aging infrastructure, and on the staff you have.” The shift from processed foods to raw commodities isn’t the only national trend that’s playing out on a local level. In 2010, the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act eliminated the traditional morning protein requirement and increased the auspicious “whole grain” serving. Beginning this July, the act will forbid foods high in sugar and fat from public school vending machines and stores.“Got Milk?” ads also plaster cafeteria

“I’m a different kind of director,” said Nancy Weiss. “I’m a good cook.” Weiss’s first stab at a reincarnated breakfast was the frittata. But the kids didn’t bite, and it was back to the drawing board. “It’s a business,” she said, and a big business at that, as a recent trip around a few of the district’s kitchens revealed. At around 10:30 a.m. at Santa Barbara High School, bright red bell peppers were roasted then pulverized in an alfredo sauce; chicken, pinto beans, and brown rice filled large buckets before mass burrito-wrapping occurred; and slices of turkey, cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes were piled onto rolls. Altogether, the food services program distributes food to 22 locations, including Storyteller Children’s Center and Montecito Union School. “She gets it,” said Mark Alvarado, who works for the city’s Neighborhood & Outreach Services and has a daughter at Roosevelt Elementary School. “There’s a stereotype that school food is for poor kids, and it sucks,” he said. He’s seen the stigma firsthand and has even packed a

walls. Weiss has noticed that the boys always grab the green milk cartons and girls take the purple ones, and such seemingly minute details can have a significant impact on cost. Plus, kids tend to take two sips of milk and trash the rest, so some school sites now have milk dispensers to mitigate waste. Food waste does still pose a challenge for the district. Though hard data isn’t available to determine the amount of total food wasted, Weiss has noticed certain entrees like lasagna and sloppy joes end up in the trash more often, while orange chicken and pastas tend to be favorites. Other seemingly national “political maneuvers” have proved to be positive. Servings of fruits and vegetables have increased. “Ketchup is no longer a vegetable,”Weiss said with a smirk. Early in the Ronald Reagan presidency, the controversy circulated after the government relaxed regulations in order for school administrators to

cope with decreased federal subsidies. A similar issue made headlines in 2011, when Congress seemingly “declared pizza a vegetable” after it decided that one-eighth of a cup of tomato paste equated to a serving of vegetables. “Certainly not in my department,” Weiss said, adding that in any case, other USDA guidelines wouldn’t allow it.

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amazed at how right I can be. A few weeks ago, I suggested S.B.’s City Council declare partial victory in the war on gang violence and walk away from the scorched-earth court battle required for City Hall’s proposed gang injunction to be implemented. It turns out I didn’t know the half of it. Three years ago, when Police Chief Cam Sanchez first proposed the injunction, he argued it would provide cops an additional crime-fighting tool to target the 30 “worst of the worst” gang-bangers in S.B., carefully selected after hours of painstaking — and very expensive — crime-record analysis. When the injunction finally goes to court on May 5, it turns out only seven of those 30 will still be of concern. The vast majority have since been put behind bars, thanks to traditional shoe-leather police work. A few have been deported. One was murdered in Mexico two months ago. And just last week, City Hall very quietly agreed to drop five of the alleged “worst of the worst” from the suit altogether. According to new City Attorney Ariel Calonne, “It was in the interest of justice.” It turns out that guys with monikers like “Lil Nightmare,”“Smurf,” and “Dopes,” had cleaned up their acts sufficiently — school, jobs, families, kids, no arrests — that their inclusion would undermine City Hall’s case in the eyes of Judge Colleen Sterne. Of the remaining seven, two are mothers. Next week, the S.B. City Council will hold a

hearing on the gang injunction thanks to councilmembers Gregg Hart and Cathy Murillo. Amazingly, it will be only the second time the public can weigh in on what’s become a highly charged matter. Even more astonishing, it will be the first time the councilmembers openly vote. They did so three years ago, but in “closed door” deliberations reserved for litigation and personnel matters with zero public input. A whole lot has changed since then. When the injunction was first proposed, the public was clamoring for something that looked like decisive action. Three non-gang members had been killed by gang members in very public spaces. Shortly before that, a 4th of July mêlée left one teen gang member dead and his brother, who allegedly helped instigate the fracas, behind bars for his murder. And who can forget the 15-year-old stabbed to death by a 14-year-old by Saks Fifth Avenue? As proposed, the injunction would prohibit the “worst of the worst” from associating with each other or any known gang members near public schools, public parks, or in any of the two gang safety zones, which encompassed pretty much the entire East- and Westsides, the injunction would create. Latino-rights activists and civil libertarians — though now engaged and enraged — were strikingly slow to respond. Initially, the most damning criticism came from law enforcement officials themselves, who privately muttered — off the record — they already had all the authority they needed. Most gang members, they

noted, had probation conditions prohibiting them from associating with known gang members. They didn’t need new laws, they scoffed, to roll up on gang members; they needed more enforcement of existing ones. For a host of reasons, gang activity on the South Coast has diminished greatly since then. In 2011, S.B. police reported 169 Type 1 (serious crime) gang incidents. Last year, the number had dropped to 52. In the first three months of 2014, there have been nine. In the first three months of 2011, there were 84. That’s a 90 percent drop. According to stats released by county probation, the number of juveniles on probation because of gang-related activity has plummeted dramatically, as well. In April 2010, there were 353; this April, the number was down to 181. In that same time period, violent juvenile crime dropped by 59 percent. Little wonder Los Prietos Boys Camp just shut down half of its operation. The punch line is that traditional law enforcement methods work. Thanks to computers and cell phones, it now takes cops, school officials, and probation officers 20 minutes to swap info on at-risk individuals, where in the past it would have taken two weeks. Likewise, the school district finally figured out that expelling and suspending problem students only served to fuel the gang fire. Better to keep them in the classroom than on the street. By adopting a new restorative approach, such disciplinary actions have been greatly reduced, and even challenging students are kept engaged. Early interven-

tion programs, initially funded 20 years ago by tobacco-settlement funds, may likewise be bearing fruit. And Chief Sanchez deserves serious props for opening a pseudo police substation at the Franklin Neighborhood Center right across from the Pennywise Market, reportedly ground zero for Eastside gangs. If he did the same thing at the Westside Boys & Girls Club by Bohnett Park, that would go a very long way to calming longstanding neighborhood fears about both the park and the club. I don’t know what it will cost to litigate the injunction, but it’s more than enough to create another pseudo substation by Bohnett Park. The political winds are changing, too. Santa Barbara’s Juvenile Justice/Delinquency Prevention Commission — whose members were appointed by Presiding Judge Arthur Garcia — just voted to oppose the gang injunction. With gang activity dropping, its members felt the injunction was not warranted. County Supervisor Salud Carbajal — who according to one wag “has the best nose in local politics”— has now come out against the injunction after initially supporting it. He argued limited funds would be spent on intervention and prevention programs rather than endless litigation. And whether effective or not, gang injunctions are ethnically polarizing. They just are. And that interferes with effective community policing. So why risk it? For councilmembers sitting on the fence, I’d advise dusting off your copy of The Art of War by Sun Tzu. “Lose the battle, win the war,” he wrote 2,500 years ago. That makes him more amazing than even me. — Nick Welsh

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egarding last week’s Angry Poodle Barbecue [independent.com/poodle], the “just enough water” to flow into Hilton Creek for the trout is seven to eight acre-feet a day — every day. To put this amount in perspective, last Sunday the South Coast used 55 acre-feet of water. Over 10 percent of our water usage is going to 900 trout who have been artificially kept alive with this water. My wife and I use about 55 gallons a day. The 900 trout use 2.5 million gallons a day. Think about it.

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he recent street party in Isla Vista once again turned into a riot. How could this not be predicted by the team led by Sheriff Brown? This is an event that happens every year, and it just seems to get worse. Why didn’t Sheriff Brown have adequate personnel in place for crowd control and to anticipate the “civil unrest”? The injuries to law enforcement and students may have been completely avoided. Sandra Brown is running for Sheriff against the current Sheriff Brown, and she has stated she will place a higher priority on Isla Vista. We need a sheriff who will give attention to all our neighborhoods and not be so focused on building a jail that results in him ignoring more vital issues in Santa Barbara County. It seems like voting in a new sheriff would be the best way to end the results of these spring parties. — Alan Eft, Orcutt

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April, the Cruelest Month

WANDERING SOULS: Call it the Month of

the Lost Tourists. Days and days of forbidden U-turns, erroneous excursions down one-way streets. Cruise ship passengers trudging blocks up from the waterfront. Questions hurled from cars full of kids: “Where’s the beach?”“Where’s the zoo?” “Where’s the Mission?”“Where’s a bathroom?” But they’re generally pretty good-natured, leave money, and … from what I heard, love Santa Barbara and envy us locals.

T.S. WAS RIGHT: If April’s the cruelest month, according to poet T.S. Eliot, mixing “memory and desire,” it’s also when we have to shell out for taxes. Most of us, anyway. Lots of Americans seem to have no memory that April is tax time and have no desire to pay Uncle Sam. But how else could we pay for our wars? Speaking of which, one of our most famous tax refuzniks was legendary author Henry David Thoreau of Walden Pond fame. In 1846, the local tax collector, Sam Staples, demanded that he pay local poll taxes. When Thoreau refused, Staples tossed him in jail. Thoreau wouldn’t pay taxes because he objected to the Mexican-American War and slavery. After he spent a night behind bars, someone paid the taxes (against Thoreau’s wishes), and he was freed. Some latter-day tax dodgers are not so

principled. April’s the month when Major League Baseball gets under way, and we take delight in watching multimillionaires play a kid’s game. Our diamond heroes rake in the bucks while basking in the glow of fame and love in the cheers of lowly taxpayers in the bleachers. But some duck out of the IRS lineup when it comes time to step up to the plate and pay Uncle Sam. Darryl Strawberry served three months in prison in 1995 for failing to report $350,000 in income from autograph shows. Pete Rose, banned from baseball for betting on games, was sentenced to five months in prison in 1990 for filing false returns. He was nailed again in 2004 when he was hit with a nearly $1 million tax lien for unpaid taxes. He had a lifetime batting average of .303 but struck out with the IRS. Former Dodgers star Duke Snider and ex-Giants slugger Willie McCovey both pleaded guilty to tax evasion. Far lower on the food chain is a Santa Barbaran I’ll call John. To my knowledge, he has never paid income taxes, keeps a very low profile, gets paid under-the-table — when he works — and complains about the greedy government. Then there are those who argue long and hard (in their books they want you to buy and seminars they urge you attend) that it’s purely “voluntary” to pay federal taxes. And they quote

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Furst’s novels about intrigue in pre–World War II Europe, I noticed how his books spell out Hitler’s strategy of threatening small countries into compliance, if not invading them. Russia’s Vlad Putin seems to be an ardent reader. Reality turns into fiction, which (presto!) becomes reality.

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publisher of ENTREE travel newsletter, is back from a month in India, where he ran into Gloria Steinem (in Calcutta of all places). Bill and his wife, Barbara, dined on gold plates in the former palace of the Nizam of Hyderabad at a table that could accommodate 101 people. There they dined alone, in luxury.

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lover Mercedes Eichholz would have loved Friday’s Camerata Pacifica concert held in her memory. Best of all was the dynamic fivesome of Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Jose Franch-Ballester

TAX TIME: But not for all … Henry David Thoreau is among the few who found good cause not to pay taxes.

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Beverly Sanders (Betty to everyone who knew her) died peacefully on April , , two and half months shy of her th birthday. Betty was born in St. Louis, Missouri in . Her parents, Sara and Jack Cibull, were Jews who had immigrated to this country from Poland and the Ukraine. She grew up during the Great Depression, living with her parents and her brother Bob in Vincennes, Indiana; Santa Fe, New Mexico; and Tucumcari, New Mexico. As a girl, she was a talented tap dancer and singer, and as a teenager, she had a singing gig on a popular Sunday Tucumcari radio show. She also helped her family out by working regularly in her father’s shoe store. World War II broke out when Betty was a senior in high school. After graduating, she moved to Los Angeles to study dance but decided instead to take a clerical job at Douglas Aircraft, followed by a secretarial position at Warner Brothers Studios. Soon thereafter, she met her future husband, Maxwell Sanders (known as Macky), at a dance for young people that was sponsored by organizations in the Los Angeles Jewish community. Macky, the son of Frances and Leo Sanders of Santa Barbara, had enlisted in the Navy and was going to be shipped to the South Pacific in a matter of weeks. After a whirlwind courtship, they promised each other that they would write every day, and they proceeded to conduct a threeyear long-distance love affair. When Macky returned, they were married in the garden of his parents’ Santa Barbara Street home. Betty and Macky lived in Oxnard

Death Notices KRONEN, Elizabeth R.; of Santa Barbara; died April ,  (Born: //); she was . Services Pending. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider -.

for a time and then moved to Santa Barbara, where they raised their children, Trudy and Richard, and where they lived for the remainder of their nearly -year marriage. Betty was a devoted wife and mother as well as a hands-on grandmother. She was a fun-loving friend who was always up for a party. She was remarkably good-natured, had an irreverent sense of humor, and was almost never ruffled. She was uncommonly beautiful, but also genuinely modest. She appreciated stylish clothing—and especially fabulous shoes. She never lost her great singing voice and was known for her classy rendition of “Old Black Magic.” She had excellent card-sense and played gin rummy, bridge, pan, and mahjong with aplomb. She and Macky traveled extensively and enjoyed spending time in their homes in Palm Springs and Acapulco. She was a long-time active member of the Congregation B’nai B’rith Sisterhood as well as Hadassah, and she was a founding member of the Santa Barbara Jewish Federation’s Women’s Auxiliary. She was also on the Women’s Board of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, a member of the CALM Auxillary, and a supporter and patron of the Music Academy of the West. All in all, it can safely be said that Betty Sanders led a well-lived life. She is survived by her husband Macky; her brother Dr. Robert Cibull and his wife Jan; her daughter Trudy and her spouse Amy; her son Richard and his wife Rosemary; her grandchildren Ethan and his wife Hsingyi, Naomi and her husband Ron, Omri and his wife Dafna, Olivia and her husband Marc, Julian, and George; her great-grandchildren Lila, Ari, Levi, Maya, Rose, Shira, and Joshua; and many nieces and nephews. Betty’s family would like to thank her wonderful caregivers—Dolores Weaver, Ryan Hughes, Sally Salgado and Laura Manzano for their compassionate care for Betty while she lived at Maravilla Retirement Community. A celebration of Betty’s life was held this past Sunday at Congregation B’nai B’rith. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Santa Barbara Jewish Federation, Congregation B’nai B’rith, or the Music Academy of the West.

Mary Grace Canfield

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LOWE, Mildred Edith; of Horse Creek, CA, formerly of Goleta; died April , ; she was ; Graveside Service - April , pm at Goleta Cemetery. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider -. TIERSMA, Peter Meijes; of Goleta; died April , ; he was . Private service pending. Arrangements by Welch-RyceHaider -. 22

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Barbara. She was born September , , in Rochester, New York. Mary Grace grew up in “the most beautiful house ever” on Lake Canandaigua in upstate N.Y. As a shy child, she read voraciously. Discovering plays, she knew by age nine she wanted to be an actress. She attended the renowned Hedgerow Theater in Pennsylvania, studying with Jasper Deeter for three years. She then moved to N.Y.C. acting on and off Broadway. There she met producer Charles Carey, who took her on as an apprentice at his summer stock theater in Surry, Maine, for six years. At the end of her first summer, The Bangor News had dubbed her as “Surry’s Favorite” at age ! During this time, she married Charles Carey and her first daughter, Phoebe, was born. Back in N.Y.C., she continued her stage career and her second daughter, Alison Carey, was born. After a divorce, and struggling at times to find work, life changed dramatically when David Swift, director/producer for Disney films, called and asked her to come to Hollywood to play “Angelica,” the upstairs maid, in the movie Pollyanna. When filming finished, she bravely moved to Hollywood with two little girls, a move that brought this talented actress a successful career in L.A. for the next  years. Although her résumé is long, she became most recognized for playing “Ralph Monroe,” the inept female carpenter on the series Green Acres, starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor. She was in over  episodes which ran from  – . In , tired of the city, she took a solo drive north with no particular destination. She found herself driving up San Ysidro Road towards beautiful mountains, passing smells of orange blossoms and then a sign on the side of the road: “For Sale by Owner.” She pulled into the driveway and bought a  CA craftsman for $,! There she lived happily for many years, involving herself in projects, community endeavors and politics. In the mid ‘s, her Yankee background beckoned. She had a long-held dream to spend her last years living in the rural area of Maine she loved, with the changing seasons. She lived her dream in Blue Hill when she bought an  Cape Cod house on a knoll with  acres. She was ecstatically happy once again. In , she married John Bischof and rediscovered her second passion – sailing. On both coasts, she made friends easily and always had creative projects: writing, volunteering, recording an oral history of the town and caring deeply about saving the planet from man-made destruction. She was a loving mother and extraordinary grandmother to her three grandsons. To them she was known as “Mimi,” and they were the loves of her life. She enriched each of their lives with many trips, music lessons, books, dinners and her time. As a result, each has turned out to be exceptional young men with talent and compassion and a deep love for their “Mimi.” MG returned to Santa Barbara in  to live with her daughter. She reunited with old friends and made many new ones. During the last year

of her life, she wrote a novel and had just completed it, when, sadly, she was diagnosed with cancer She impacted the lives of so many who loved being in her company. She was spunky, smart, independent and had a brilliant sense of humor, but could also be vulnerable. Tears have been shed, as it seemed too soon for her to go in spite of her age. She said that “at , life is still as precious as it was at . Inwardly, I still feel .” She will be loved forever! She is survived by her daughters, Phoebe Alexiades and Alison Carey, grandsons George Alexiades and his wife, Abby, of Montecito, Andre Reinero, Valentin Santana and her husband, John Bischof of Maine. A very special “thank you” to Jill Davis and Susan Jorgensen of The Friendship Center for making every Monday the happiest day of her week. All who knew and enjoyed Mary Grace are invited to a Celebration of Life on Saturday, April , at : P.M. at the Friendship Center in Montecito,  Eucalyptus Lane, across from All Saints by the Sea Church, near the bottom of San Ysidro Road. Info: . In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Friendship Center in Montecito or to an animal rescue charity.

Charles “Chuck” Rao  – 

Charles “Chuck” Rao passed away in Santa Barbara, CA, on March st, , after battling cancer for the past year. Chuck was born in Albany, N.Y. in November of . He attended Christian Brothers Academy in Albany and was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame for his outstanding athletic achievements. Chuck attended Northeastern University in Boston on a football scholarship. There he met his wife, Elizabeth, the “Love of his life,” in his words. After college, Chuck and Elizabeth moved back to Albany and would come to raise five children. In the early ‘s he partnered with Legion Liao of Taiwan, and pioneered the industry of manufacturing aftermarket autobody parts to which he recently received a Founders Award by the ABPA. In  he moved is family to Santa Barbara, followed his passion, mastered the art of wine making and spent many years cultivating a horticultural legacy. Salute to you Papa Chuck! We love and miss you and want you to know you will be in our hearts forever. Chuck is survived by his wife Eliz-

abeth, children Dia, Nicole, Chuckie Jr, Lizzy and Joey, and grandsons A.J. and Luca. A celebration of life for Chuck Rao will be at pm on April th, , at The Fess Parker DoubleTree.

Daniel William “Stoney” Stonecipher  – 

Born in Oakland, California to Maxine and William Stonecipher, the family relocated to Newark, Delaware, thereafter, where he attended Newark High School and eventually graduated from the University of Delaware. His early aspirations led him to pursue a life at sea and a short term in the Maritime Academy, but later found his true calling when he enlisted with the Air Force and subsequently the Air National Guard. He was hired with Trans World Airlines in , where he would eventually make Captain and retire after  years. Flying proved to be a liberating journey for a free-spirited individual like Dan, traveling and moving around the country making friends along the way. After stints living in Alabama, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Aspen and Antigua, he finally found his permanent home in Santa Barbara in . It was the perfect place to pursue the outdoor hobbies he enjoyed most while raising a family. It was here that he felt most at home with its ideal climate and wonderful people. Whether traveling or taking road trips to surf and ski with his sons, playing tennis or golf, dancing to bluegrass music, sailing the channel islands or motorcycle riding in the mountains, Dan loved to be on the move and enjoy the boundless outdoor life. In his years of retirement he remained active as a member of the American Red Cross’s disaster response team, picking up where his mother had left off in the Santa Barbara community. Those who knew him most will greatly miss his positive spirit, passion for life, and laid-back attitude. On March , , surrounded by family and friends, Dan took off on his final flight after succumbing to a terminal illness. He is survived by his two sons William and John Stonecipher, sister and brother-in-law Joyce and Richard Carnovale, nieces Cecily Conklin and Jennifer Marwill, and former wife Alison Stonecipher. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name to either the American Red Cross or Visiting Nurses and Hospice Care.


JUST FOLKS: Luis Goena (center) led dancers, here at the Fiddlers’ Convention at UCSB, in happy, hippy, social steps.

TOM MOORE

In Memoriam

Luis Goena 1928 - 2014

Dancing with Luis

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BY D . J . PA L L A D I N O alf a lifetime ago in these parts, folk

dancing was all the rage. It was a fad that grew into a phenomenon that became a way of life that brought literally hundreds of ’60s and ’70s kids, hippies and hipsters alike, out of their dorms and ashrams and crash pads and parents’ homes to merrily dance complicated Balkan, Greek, and Israeli steps in the evenings at grammar school campuses and UCSB’s Old Gym, the platform at Oak Park, at Santa Barbara High during lunch, every night at a Greek taverna called The Plaka on Montecito Street, and, most visibly, in full bohemian rhapsody, on Sunday afternoons at Chase Palm Park. The thing was, you couldn’t miss them; there were longhaired, peasant-chic-dressed crowds, “double lines with lots of people standing behind them copying the steps,” said Susan Soria, who started dancing herself in the early 1970s and keeps the spirit alive today at the surviving Wednesday dance. And at the center of most of those interknit fancy-dancing circles was the tightly styled man who brought most of them into the flock in the first place: the late great Luis Goena. Charismatic, ramrod-postured, always dressed in a white, wide-brimmed hat and red scarf, the seemingly unstoppable Goena died from pneumonia complications after vocalcord surgery just one week before his 86th birthday last February 9. “The hardest thing is not having him here,” said Bruno Bardini, who has been dancing (stylishly) since 1970 and still makes it to the weekly Oak Park dance night despite recent knee surgery. Many echoed the emotion last Wednesday at the park, where Goena, who had led a fight to preserve the stage, had presided over a smaller yet still avid crowd, and where on Saturday at 6 p.m. his family and friends will mount a celebration of the man with the things he loved best: music, dance, and people.“He loved people, and he loved showing people how to dance,” said Joanne Hardarson, who began dancing in high school in the 1960s, remembering when it cost a quarter and everybody tried to sneak in.“Even in his last months when he could barely walk, he would jump up and help somebody learn a step,” she said. Goena was born in Carpinteria. His fam-

ily was Basque, and he married into the Old California Ayala family, who date back to Santa Barbara’s Presidio past and once held chunks of land that would later house the likes of Oprah. Goena grew up in a house where music and dance were deeply appreciated, though he didn’t get bitten by Balkan-mania until attending UCSB in the 1950s, where a small group of Internationalists gathered each week to Bulgarian pravos and Greek syrtos. Goena’s life timing was good: He worked for the polo fields and managed to buy up enough rental properties to retire early and also acquire the compound behind the mission, where he raised eight children and some goats. At downtown folk nights, “His teaching was so precise,” said Soria, “but he never made you feel bad if you screwed up.” His own style, decidedly more villager than performer, was tight and precise, and he had an almost mathematical way of breaking down complex steps done to ragged rhythms so complex they’d make Dave Brubeck scratch his head. Goena more or less took over city rec folk dance just as a big generation of free spirits arrived, ready for bagpipe and flute music (perhaps conditioned by the Beatles). He created Palm Park Sundays, which became a hippie ritual, dancing between the ocean and curious tourists from afternoon ’til dusk. Whole families joined in. But Sunday dancing ended in the early 1980s, though folk dancing lived on, and Goena always turned up. “He was my friend, and he was my boss,” said Soria, who helped Luis in his later life with properties and goats, dismissing claims he could be a little distant. “Luis was a fabulous teacher. He was always encouraging. He made a big difference in people’s lives. A lot of people came to me and said they didn’t do drugs because they had folk dancing.” “Being inclusive was a hallmark of folk dancing in Santa Barbara,” said Leslie Griffin. “And that was the best thing about folk dancing; it’s so social,” she added. It was something you didn’t need a partner for but could still have you socializing with very kindred spirits, a party grown smaller, at least by one now.“I’m going to miss Luis every day of my life,” said Griffin. “If he hadn’t lived such a full life, I would be sad.” ■

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AN ALBUM, MIDDLE AGE, AND CRAFT ALE Buellton the Band Teams with Telegraph Brewing to Release Album on Beer Bottle

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by Matt Kettmann

photos by Paul Wellman

t was during our second noontime meeting at Dutch Garden Restaurant in late January when John Nygren divulged the super-duper-secret secret that he’d been hinting at for the past week, since our last lunch of sausage and German beer in the low-ceilinged hangout on upper State Street. “So here’s the deal,” he said, leaning in to me, lowering his voice, looking over our shoulders.“We’re releasing the album on a bottle of beer.” I sat back, took a quick swig of my cloudy ale, and digested what immediately sounded to me like the best idea in the world, at least in the culturally complementary worlds of music and beer. “Wow, that is pretty cool,” I said, now looking over my shoulders, having already spotted some music fans I know in the restaurant.“Why hasn’t anyone else done that before?” The handful of other people who knew the secret at that time asked exactly the same question, including Brian Thompson, the owner of Telegraph Brewing Company on Salsipuedes Street, where the anointed ale was being made (and where I’d first met Nygren by complete coincidence a few weeks earlier). They feared possible hang-ups with the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), a notoriously by-thebook agency that must approve all wine, beer, and liquor labels, thereby controlling what sort of ideas can happen, and which cannot. In March, though, the TTB signed off on the label, meaning that Nygren’s band Buellton — which first formed in Santa Barbara in the late 1990s and made some serious waves in the West Coast indie rock scene but then faded into obscurity until

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CITY UNCONNECTED: Although today John Nygren (far right) does live in Los Olivos, he christened the band Buellton (pictured in Jack Mendenhall’s Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana) long before calling the Santa Ynez Valley home, simply because he saw it on a street sign and thought it sounded cool. Drummer Eric Herzog (laughing) approved, so the name stuck, and now the touring band also features winemaker Graham Palmer (second from right) and Foundation Press owner Curt Crawshaw. now — will be releasing their nearly six-years-in-the-making sophomore album, Silent Partner, as a digital download on a bottle of Telegraph’s saison-style ale.“I was enthusiastic from the moment we discussed it,” said Thompson. “Beer and music go together in every way imaginable.” The pairing of music with another product is uncommon but not completely novel: In April 2011, the Flaming Lips released a five-song EP called Gummy Song Skull for $150 inside a collectible gummy skull; in 2012, Taylor Swift’s RED album was released alongside a themed pair of red Keds shoes. And since there was a small songs-via-bottle release available only in Portland two years ago, Buellton can’t quite claim to have invented the first music-meets-beers project ever. But, with a coast-to-coast rollout planned in the numerous markets where Telegraph already exists, Silent Partner marks the first full-length, nationally distributed version of album-on-ale model. And the ensuing buzz is expected to trigger a wave of copycats, from small bands with craft brewers to big names with corporate brands. Beyond that, Nygren and his Buellton cohorts — all of whom are approaching middle age, most with wives, kids, and full-time day jobs — may be cracking a new code on how parttime musicians unable to embark on a lengthy concert tours can still succeed without the support of a record label. Via Telegraph’s distribution network (which includes California, New York, Illinois, Arizona, and Washington state), and the publicity that will come from both the drink and music press, Buellton

could attract enough national attention to fuel another album or two, if not a sustainable career. Certainly, the targeted audience is narrower than what a major label offers, but it’s likely to be a dedicated one, since craft brew fanaticism is only surging in popularity. That’s just part of what’s arguably the greatest modern trend in American culture: people of all sorts increasingly digging products that are personal, thoughtful, hand-crafted, and made in small, unique batches — which is exactly the kind of album that Silent Partner is, the result of a half-decade of ups and downs for many of the players, and of starts and stops that often seemed like the end. In that way, the pairing works on many levels. Nygren credits the Santa Barbara–raised, Los Angeles– residing musician Marko DeSantis, of the band Sugarcult, for planting the seed during a meeting last year.“I was almost saying it to be facetious,” recalled DeSantis, who teaches musicbusiness classes at Musicians Institute in Hollywood and Citrus College in Glendora. Excited that his idea took root, DeSantis holds it up as a prime example of how music-industry creativity doesn’t stop at clever songs anymore; it extends into marketing, as well. “The more you approach middle age and the more boutique your music is, the more your music becomes equivalent to craft beer — it’s about quality over quantity,” said DeSantis last week, phoning in as he drove through L.A.“It’s not all about the music. It’s about the cultural experience. The music is the centerpiece, but the way the music is delivered has become so much a part of the experience. And what better way to experience music than by opening a bottle of beer, listening while you drink it, and then having a bottle as a memento to hold onto?”

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Buellton emerged out of the post-punk, progrock indie scene that ruled Santa Barbara in the mid- to late-1990s. Originally from Orange County, Nygren, who

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HOMECOMING NIGHT: For only their second live show in more than a decade, Buellton played the Mercury Lounge in Goleta on March , which Nygren said felt “like a homecoming party.” first came to Santa Barbara to study philosophy at Westmont in the early 1990s, sang and played guitar in a band called Brown, and their album eventually found its way to the ears of Eric Herzog, thanks to mutual friend Tad “Tbone” Wagner. A third-generation local who’d been playing drums in bars since before he was 21, Zog, as he’s known, was in a band called Wasted Tape with childhood friend John Askew and Bruce Winter, who’d just returned from years of touring with Toad the Wet Sprocket. Brown and Wasted Tape disintegrated at about the same time, so Zog called up Nygren on his mom’s landline and invited him to jam. By 1999, Nygren had moved to town and started working with Zog and Tbone at the Wine Cask’s old warehouse on Haley Street, where they were allowed to turn an unused room into a small recording studio. They named the makeshift space “Buonapasta,” an ode to a nearby pasta-making factory. Nygren and Zog started writing songs together. Tbone tackled guitar and began exploring a nascent interest in production. “He starts pushing some buttons, and next thing we knew, we needed some lead parts,” said Nygren. “That’s how the nucleus happened.” From the remnants of Brown, in came bassist Cliff Hayes and multi-instrumentalist Andrew “JKO” Giacumakis. Still a relative Santa Barbara newbie, Nygren spotted the city named Buellton on a street sign in Goleta, thought it sounded “cool,” and the group was christened, in the grand tradition of naming bands after fairly meaningless things. They upped the ante by calling the album Avenue of the Flags (a nod to Buellton’s main drag) but still thought the connection more of a curiosity, having ambitiously thought that their reach would go far beyond the Central Coast, leaving the origins of both band name and album a mystery. (This was pre-pervasive Internet.) In 2001, Buellton released Avenue of the Flags on John Askew’s Portland-based FILMguerrero label, and quickly rave reviews from national magazines and websites started pouring in. (The record even received four stars from AllMusic.com, which was rather selective in even mentioning bands.) Buellton toured California and the Pacific Northwest a couple of times, opening for Death Cab for Cutie, Rilo Kiley, and My Morning Jacket (although the latter had yet to achieve their

current fame). But Nygren was already wondering whether the road life was for him. “Gee,” he recalled thinking, way before wives and kids and full-time jobs came on their scene,“is this how I want to spend my time, in a van with some smelly dudes?” From 2002-2003, Buellton tried to make a second record, but Nygren had fallen in love with an art teacher from Midland School near Los Olivos named Faith Thornton.“I was always the edge-of-the-bed, sulkingabout-relationships songwriter,” he explained. “I found myself happy, which was kind of bizarre, and I was wanting to do other things besides hole up in my bedroom and make music.” The well ran dry, and Nygren had no inclination to fill it up. By 2004, Buellton was officially on hiatus, but the other members kept at it: Winter went into composing in Los Angeles, Tbone kept producing, and Zog and JKO went on to form the metal band Moab, which is about to go on tour with Fu Manchu. Meanwhile, Nygren started working at SB Mailworks, which he now co-owns, and married Faith. Eventually the pair moved to Midland School, where two things happened to set Buellton back on track: One, a faculty member gave Nygren an old piano that had been at the school for decades, and two, as copies of Avenue of the Flags made their rounds with the students, Nygren kept hearing positive feedback.“They razzed me,” he said of the kids.“I got the bug again.” By 2008, most of the band was back together and recording at Buonapasta. That next year, with about half the album done, Haley Ashbury Studios moved in right next door, and the overflowing noise of practicing bands made laying down tracks difficult. Much more catastrophic, though, Faith was diagnosed with breast cancer that required both chemo and radiation. Buellton was again on indefinite hiatus, and this time they pulled the plug on Buonapasta, too.“It’s just bizarre driving past that place,” said Zog, who also endured a major back injury amid it all.“So much creativity went on in that little alley.” With Faith’s treatment going as perfectly as possible, Buellton got back to recording in 2010. By 2011, the band was ready to mix album number two but wound up spending lots of time and money at various studios, from John Askew’s Scenic Burrows in Portland to Barak Moffitt’s SuperMaster Destructo in Venice Beach. Their democratic approach to songwriting was causing major delays.“It’s a very collaborative process, to its demise at times, but that’s just how it is,” said Nygren.“I


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wouldn’t encourage anybody to do it this way, but that’s just the way we do it.” They brought the tracks back to Santa Barbara, wondering what to do, when, out of the blue, Winter sent Nygren a message on Facebook saying that he was back in town, done with composing, and ready to work with a band again. Nygren loved his engineering work on Avenue of the Flags, and Winter loved that album. “I’ve mixed a lot of records, but it’s one of the few that I’ve done that I kept listening to,” he recalled. Feeling “fucking lucky to have a great record to work on” after 11 years of composing, Winter spent most of 2012 mixing Silent Partner at Craig Costigan’s Garage Mahal studio in Goleta.

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By the time Nygren and Zog met with DeSantis in 2013, both Tbone (who is art director at the music-web company Oniracom) and JKO (who’s got kids and Moab to worry about) tapped out of touring, so Buellton picked up guitarist Curt Crawshaw (owner of Goleta screen-printing company Foundation Press) and bassist Graham Palmer (who plays with the Mad Caddies and makes wine under the Sforzando label). They had everything a band needs — booze, T-shirts, therapy (Zog became a school psychologist after his back injury), and publicity (via Nygren’s mail company). But DeSantis knew they needed a hook. “You don’t have youth; you don’t have buzz that you’re the next big thing,” DeSantis told them, “but you do have documentable evidence that you were around back in the day, and the style of music you play has, in those intervening years, turned out to be the zeitgeist. But how do you make people give a fuck? Make a CD? I’m already half-asleep. Put it online for free? I’m fucking snoring.” Thinking out loud, DeSantis suggested releasing the album on a bottle of wine. Silence hit the table. Nygren chewed on the idea, eventually accepting that it was okay to tie his creative baby to a sales gimmick, and realized that a bottle of craft beer made the most sense, price-wise. And since the only labels interested in the album required extensive touring, the album-on-ale release solved another problem. “I saw the beer idea as a way to circumvent that,” said Nygren,“to get the music out there and get it noticed without having to spend months on the road.” Equally excited about the collaboration, Telegraph’s Thompson was surprised that Bud Light hadn’t yet teamed with Clint Black

COOL KIDS: The members of Buellton posed in a car inside of Jack Mendenhall’s Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana, which is located in the City of Buellton. or, even more shocking, Phish hadn’t hooked up with one of the Vermont brewers to pull it off. So he set about making a saison-style ale — something “accessible yet interesting, like Buellton’s music”— and getting the label approved.“You can’t put it on the turntable and listen to it, but we’re really trying to make it as much of an album as a bottle of beer can be,” said Thompson. “I do think this could unleash a wave. I could easily see breweries and bands teaming up to promote both. There are so many cross-promotional opportunities here.” In retrospect, the existing relationship between Nygren and Thompson, who first met in 2007, is really what paved the way. “The fact that Brian and I had our relationship before this happened was 50 percent of the battle,” said Nygren.“Otherwise, so many stars have to line up.”

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Buellton’s first live show in more than a decade was on March 29 in Lompoc, followed by a show the next night at the Mercury Lounge in Goleta, which Nygren said “felt like a homecoming party.” They play again on Thursday, April 17, at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, with Glen Phillips and The Blues and Greys. The 750ml bottle of music and beer (which features the track listing, as well as a digital download code atop the cork) comes out the first week of May, a few weeks before the album is available on iTunes as a digital download. A couple of weeks ago, Nygren finally got to taste the beer, a 7.4 percent light but flavorful ale that will retail for about $15. A discerning drinker, Nygren reports, “It’s rad. I’m super stoked.” And that’s critical to the success, of course.“The project could go sour if the music is bad or the beer is bad,” said Nygren, “but if they’re both pretty competent, people should take notice.”

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/: Future of the Past: The Way We Were  “Go get ’em, Katie.” “See ya, Hubbell.” Go see the restored version of this quintessential story of star-crossed lovers in hopes that this time they stay together (oops, spoiler alert!). There will be an introduction and Q&A with Grover Crisp from Film Restoration & Digital Mastering at Sony Pictures Entertainment. -pm. Pollock Theater, UCSB. $-$. Visit carseywolf.ucsb.edu/pollock or call -.

THURSDAY 4/17 /: Billy Collins & Aimee Mann  Enjoy an evening of acoustic music and spoken word/ poetry with former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins and Oscarnominated songwriter and indie music star Aimee Mann, who is a wordsmith herself, penning “sharp, literate, carefully crafted lyrics” (Telegraph, U.K.) celebrating the marvels of their companionable crafts. pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. $-$. Visit artsandlectures.sa .ucsb.edu or call -. /: S.B. Rescue Mission’s Annual Easter Feast  The staff and team of volunteers will serve meals to  men, women, and children living with homelessness, poverty, and addiction through

/: Whiskey Masters Dinner  You are invited to this intimate dining experience that offers culinary enthusiasts a chance to dine with experts in the mastery of wine and spirits: in other words, good food and drink and Whiskey Master Johnnie Mundell. -pm. Bacara Resort & Spa,  Hollister Ave. $. Ages +. Visit bacara resort.com or call -. /: Gathering Good

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Come to this handson workshop where adults and children learn together about free apps that teach the concept of money, saving, and “good cents.” :-:pm. Carpinteria Library,  Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. Free. Call -.



and students, Danah Bella DanceWorks, UCSB Student Company, Los Olivos Dance Gallery, Fusion Dance Company, and other Santa Barbara choreographic treasures. Fri.: :pm; Sat.:  and :pm. Center Stage Theater,  Paseo Nuevo. $. Visit centerstage theater.org or call -. /: Chaucer & Milton & Shakespeare, Oh My!  John Ridland, who taught courses in Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets in the College of Creative Studies at UCSB, hosts a reading at Anacapa School, featuring the poems of Chaucer, Milton, and Shakespeare. Come be a student for an evening. :pm. Anacapa School,  Santa Barbara St. Free. Call -. /: Fairy Tale Time: The Princess and the Pea  Bring the kids to hear the story of the princess who was bruised by the pea under all those mattresses and feather beds and then have them create a paper-collage bed fit for a princess or prince! :-pm. Goleta Library,  N. Fairview Ave. Free. Ages -. Call -.

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Stop asking yourself if you should call Hoarders to come help you or someone you know. Come learn tips for better living from Tracy McCubbin, who struggled with hoarding and has become an organizing expert. am. The Samarkand,  Treasure Dr. Free. Visit thesamarkand.org or call () -.

FRIDAY 4/18 /-: SBCC Spring Dance Concert: Collective  Local, national, and international choreographers converge for an eccentric evening of works featuring choreography by SBCC faculty

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charitable donations of food items and gifts from the S.B. community. ::pm. S.B. Rescue Mission,  E. Yanonali St. Free. Call -.

/-/: Visions of the Gaviota Coast  This event, hosted by Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment (SCAPE), is more than an art show focusing on the Gaviota and Naples coastline. There will be live music, a raffle, a silent auction, light refreshments, and Sunday screenings of two short films. Forty percent of all sales will benefit the Naples Coalition and Gaviota Coast Conservancy. Fri: -pm; reception: -pm; Sat.: am-pm; screenings: am and  and pm. Bacara Resort & Spa,  Hollister Ave. $. Ages +. Visit bacararesort.com or call -. /-/: Interrogating Methodologies: Exploring Boundaries in Art & Science  This multidisciplinary symposium will feature six panels that compare methodologies from the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the arts to interrogate questions at the heart of research methods and practices. Fri.: am-:pm.; Sat.: am-:pm. McCune Conference Rm., HSSB , UCSB. Free. Call -.

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/: Jesus of Montreal  Come watch a screening of this Canadian movie, a modern-day reenactment of the age-old Passion story and engage in a prayerful discussion afterward. pm. Live Oak Unitarian,  N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Ages +. Call -.

/: Easter Bunny Express  Are you ready to meet at WabbitTwacks Station to board the Easter Bunny Express to go to Jack-Rabbit Junction? Me, too! Meet the Easter Bunny and enter a drawing for marvelous gifts. Buy tickets through the online store to avoid the admission line and receive a discount. am-pm. South Coast Railroad Museum,  N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta. $. Visit goletadepot.org or call -.

/: 5th Annual Girsh Park Egg Hunt  There will be , eggs in six different age-appropriate fields, filled with candy, toys, and prizes inside, with several magic eggs containing certificates to host a party for free at Girsh Park. There will be jumpers, face painting, arts and crafts, egg-roll races, and the Girsh Park Bunny. Registration: :am; egg hunt: am. Girsh Park,  Phelps Rd., Goleta. Free. Call -. /: The 10th Annual Great Egg Hunt at Elings Park  Come for the family fun with obstacle course jumper, face painting, music, pictures, ageappropriate egg hunts featuring , eggs, free Camp Elings giveaways, and pictures with the Easter Bunny and more. am-noon. Cappello Picnic Area & Softball Fields, Elings Park,  Las Positas Rd. Free; parking $ per car. Visit elings park.org or call -. /: EarthPlay 2014  Come support Ojai’s official Earth Day event that will include live entertainment, world food, envi-

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knocking off conference champion BYU last Friday, UCSB will host a play-off match this Saturday for the first time since . It comes with some -year-old baggage. UCLA has been a postseason nemesis of the Gauchos ever since the  national championship match at UCSB. The Bruins pulled out a victory in five sets after the Gauchos had gone up -. UCLA has won  NCAA titles, while the Gauchos are still seeking their first. rst They split their matches this season, each rs tteam scoring a sweep on its home court. UCSB’s defense against -foot hitter Robart Page will be a key. The winner will advance to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Final Four, two of which are expected to play in the NCAA Final Four at Chicago. pm. Robeertson Gym, UCSB. $-$. Call -UCSB (). ronmental presentations and exhibits, art, field play, yoga, community involvement, and great ideas for our world. Elementary students from schools throughout the Ojai Valley will be creating ”×” cloth squares with illustrated and written wishes for our watershed. am-pm. Oak Grove School,  W. Lomita Ave., Ojai. Free. Visit ojaiearthday.org or call -. /: California Rare Fruit Growers Field Trip  You’ve

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heard of wine tasting? Why not try artisan EVOO tasting and an orchard tour? Rancho Olivos is one of Santa Ynez Valley’s first local olive oil producers planted with Tuscan, Spanish, Italian, and Mission olive trees. Spanish arbequina, Meyer lemon with basil, and garlic rosemary are just some of the delicious flavors you will try. Don’t forget water, sunhat, sunscreen, umbrella, and folding garden chair. :am-:pm. Rancho Olivos,  N. Refugio Rd., Santa Ynez. Free-$. Call -. /: Kendra’s Race 2014/ UCSB Sprint Triathlon and 5K  Run in the K Fun Run, or for an extra challenge, do the sprint triathlon (half-mile swim, -mile bike, K run). There will be a raffle, prizes for division winners, and pizza for everyone. Kendra Chiota Payne was a student and athlete who was killed on a team training ride on Gibraltar Road in . Her memorial fund has been established to further the develop-

ment of confidence and leadership in young women through sports, and a portion of the race fees will go to her fund. am. Campus Point, UCSB. $-$. Visit ucsb triathlon.net. /: S.B. Dance Center Open House & Dance Party  You don’t need a star to dance with; you don’t even have to bring a partner to this open house. All skill levels are welcome to a free -minute sample class like Argentine tango, American chacha, and more, ending with a ballroom, swing, and Latin dance party. Part of the proceeds will help support BASSH . Noonpm. S.B. Dance Center, -A W. Canon Perdido St. Free-$. Visit santabarbaradancecenter.com or call -. /-/: Aspirations: A Musical Revue  Elements continues to examine its season’s theme of gender, sexuality, love, and relationships in this show that follows four friends over one night in New York City featuring musical selections from Once, La Cage aux Folles, Annie Get Your Gun, City of Angels, and more. Sat.: pm; Sun.: pm. Java Station,  Hollister Ave. Free. Visit elementstc.org or call -. /: Santa Barbara Teens Host Fifth Annual Sports Drive  This drive is organized by teenagers with the goal of giving sports equipment and clothing to more than  kids in need in the Santa Barbara community and increasing membership and participation at the S.B. Boys & Girls Club. The goal this year is to reach

out to new families and businesses to help boost donations so they can increase the number of kids they support. am-noon. S.B. Boys & Girls Club,  E. Canon Perdido St. Visit sbsportsdrive.com.

/: Record Store Day  There will be tons of exclusive releases, and the Spires will be playing at pm. Hopefully, there will be no in-store tugs-of-war over certain highly prized LPs this year. :am-:pm. Warbler Records & Goods,  E. De la Guerra St. Visit recordstoreday.com or call -.

SUNDAY 4/20 /: Bacara Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt  Come enjoy Easter with your family at this Champagne Easter Brunch that will include made-to-order omelets, assorted seafood and sushi, prime rib, farmers’ market fruits and vegetables, a special children’s menu, and more. Activities include Easter egg hunts (at am, : and pm), Easter Bunny visits, and Easter egg decorating. am-pm. Bacara Resort & Spa,  Hollister Ave. Free-$. Visit bacararesort.com or call -. /: Multicultural Craft: Koinobori Japanese Wind Socks  Do you know how they celebrate Children’s Day in Japan? By making koinobori, which means “carp streamer.” Join in the first session of the multicultural craft program, and make your own colorful carp-shaped windsock to hang at your home. :-:pm. Goleta Library,  N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Ages -. Call - /: Easter in the Court-

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hear music that will fuse rock and electronic elements with a strong roots reggae foundation and a vocalist/instrumentalist group that consists of three brothers. pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club,  State St. $. Ages +. Visit sohosb.com or call -. /: Be Red Cross Ready  Is your family ready for emergencies? Learn the main risks we face on the Central Coast and simple steps you can take to prepare yourself and your family with free Red Cross resources and new smartphone apps. pm. Goleta Library,  N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Ages +. Call -.

TUESDAY 4/22 /-/: Abraham.In. Motion: Pavement  Dance artist Kyle Abraham creates a conversation of movement that is fresh, unique, and innovative with urban and classical dance influences inspired by the neighborhoods of his youth, the  film Boyz n the Hood and W.E.B. Du Bois’s classic essay “The Souls of Black Folk,” while reflecting on the growth and loss of Pittsburgh’s historically black neighborhoods. There is mature content due to language. pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. $-$. Visit artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu or call -. Read more on p. . /: Live and Let Live  Come watch a film about food scandals, climate change, lifestyle diseases, and ethical concerns, and stay for a Q&A with filmmaker Marc

Pierschel, sociologist and cofounder of roots of compassion, an online vegan store. :pm. Faulkner Gallery,  E. Anapamu St. $. Visit letlive film.com/en or call -.

/: Parkinson’s Chat Group  If you or someone you know has just been newly diagnosed, this intimate support group can help you with common concerns. Meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of every month. :pm. Grace Lutheran Church,  State St. Free. Call -. /: Odayaka  As part of the film series Nuclear Japan: Japanese Cinema Before and After Fukushima, Odayaka, which ironically means “Calm Daily Life,” exposes the controversial reactions to the Fukushima nuclear fallout when two young women, worried about the radioactivity that escaped from the nuclear power plant, rebel against the common tendency to act as if everything is under control. pm. Pollock Theater, UCSB. $-$. Call -. /: Mama Pat’s Inner Light Gospel Choir  Don’t you love when you listen to a gospel choir and you get the chills? Now you can give the chills and be a part of the choir. All ages are welcome, no auditions are required, and rehearsals are every Tuesday. pm. First Congregational Church,  State St. Free. Call -. /: Food from the Heart

Wine and Food Tasting Benefit  What’s better than

a night of wine, cheese, and chocolate? How about the wine tasting rooms and food purveyors of the evening graciously donating their goods and allowing  percent of the proceeds to go directly toward operations of this nonprofit that provides meals to the homebound ill in our community? -pm. Margerum, Au Bon Climat, and Grassini Tasting Rms., El Paseo,  Anacapa St. $. Ages +. Call -.

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have up to five pounds shredded. It is recommended to remove non-sensitive papers such as ads, notes, or anything without private information on it. And, of course, in the spirit of Earth Day, all boxes and shredded material will be recycled. am-:pm. S.B. Pack and Post,  State St. Free. Call -.

/: The Condor’s Shadow  Attend this screening of the year-inthe-life documentary film that follows U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service biologist Joseph Brandt into the world of endangeredspecies recovery and his mission to enable the California condor to fly free once again. After the film, there will be a Q&A with Brandt and filmmaker Jeff McLoughlin. pm. Farrand Hall, S.B. Museum of Natural History,  Puesta del Sol. Free. Call -.

WEDNESDAY 4/23 /: Christopher Buckley  Come join Christopher Buckley as he signs his book Holy Days of Obligation, set primarily in S.B. and Montecito in the s and ’s, and his newest book of poetry, Back Room at the Philosophers’ Club. pm. Chaucer’s Books,  State St. Free. Call -. /: Tip-A-Cop to Benefit Special Olympics  Everyone is invited to any of three Tip-A-Cop locations to support your local Special Olympics athletes. Volunteer law enforcement officers will be serving the public and collecting tips on behalf of individuals with intellectual disabilities. am-pm. Holdren’s Steaks & Seafood,  State St.; Outback Steakhouse,  Calle Real,

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Renowned for commanding performances delivered with impeccable technique, Koh returns for the eagerly awaited final concert in her ambitious Bach and Beyond project – an exploration of Bach’s influence on composers throughout the centuries. Program includes works by J.S. Bach, Luciano Berio and John Zorn. Principal Sponsors: Dr. Richard & Annette Caleel Up Close & Musical series in Hahn Hall at the Music Academy of the West sponsored by Dr. Bob Weinman

/: Bullying: Working Together Towards Solutions  Dr. Albert MunozFlores, faculty member in the MA in Clinical Psychology program at Antioch University, will discuss bullying, its effects, and prevention strategies for home and school. Spanish translation will be available. pm. Plaza Playhouse Theater,  Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. Free. Visit antiochsb.edu or call -.

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he nonprofit has just been awarded five grants totaling more than $86,000 that will go toward pet overpopulation education and services in Lompoc. According to CAREPaws cofounder Isabelle Gullö, the monies will “pay for a part-time bilingual community outreach coordinator and for spay/neuter surgeries performed at partner veterinary clinics in Lompoc and Buellton, as well as in the nonprofit’s own Spay Mobile, a spay/neuter clinic on wheels.” Gullö and Carlos Abitia founded CAREPaws in 2009 with the goal of reducing pet overbreeding and so offer to provide free spay/neuter surgeries to lowincome animal owners.

Cat Tales

Do you have a tale to tell of how a rescue kitty came into your life? For its 25th anniversary, Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP), which was founded to help cats who end upward of the county find a new home, is soliciting stories from folks with adoption success tales to share. Selected pieces will be posted on ASAP’s Facebook page and website; some will also be featured at the organization’s anniversary gala, Saturday, May 17, 5:30-9:30 p.m. For more information and to submit your story, go to asapcats.org/adoptions/-anniversary-stories.html.

Pet-Grief Counseling

The death of a beloved pet is no small matter, and owners often experience the same stages of grief as when a human family member passes away. Recognizing this, Hospice of Santa Barbara now provides free support groups for folks mourning their pet. For more information and support-group times, call 563-8820 or visit — Michelle Drown hospiceofsantabarbara.org.

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S.B. Audubon Society’s Birdathon runs April 26May 4. Bird-count results will be announced at a wrap-up picnic Sunday, May 4, 1-3 p.m. at Stow Grove Park. Register online at birdathon2014.eventbrite.com. For questions or more information, email Birdathon@SantaBarbaraAudubon.org.

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above: Andrew Quine looks out over the ocean while he prepares to paraglide off of a cliff at Douglas Family Preserve. Quine, a student at UCSB, began flying through the Earn to Learn program with Eagle Paragliding, where he traded work for a training program and eventually got his pilot’s license. “The best part of this is the solitude and serenity. There’s no engine, no pollution, just quiet,” he said.

lark sparrow, ash-throated flycatcher, black-throated gray warbler, and the pygmy nuthatch have in common? They are all birds found in Santa Barbara County. You Black-throated gray warbler may have spied one overhead this very day — and if you did, the Santa Barbara Audubon Society (SBAS) wants to know about it. For the second year, the SBAS is having a Birdathon, calling upon the community to help count the feathered creatures in our area from April 26 - May 4. Here’s how it works: Like its cousin the walkathon, the Birdathon involves volunteers soliciting donations from family and friends for birds tallied. You can bird solo or form a team; you can do your counting from a park, open space, hiking trail, and/or backyard. You can also participate in any — or all — of the seven field trips offered (fees required) to Birdathoners, which include excursions to Figueroa Mountain, Matilija Creek, Las Cruzitas Ranch, and Lake Los Carneros. Since its formation more than half a century ago, the Audubon Society has pursued its mission “to conserve and restore the earth’s natural ecosystems” and “to connect people with birds.” The money raised from the Birdathon will be used to defray the cost of SBAS — MD educational programs.

The body-length range of the bee hummingbird, which is the smallest living bird. SOURCE: wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee_Hummingbird.

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e all love our pets and enjoy giving them toys and goodies for chewing. Most of the time, there is little risk to offering these entertaining objects, but sometimes our best intentions can backfire. Sadly, veterinary professionals often see emergencies in which pets are rushed in due to choking on toys or treats. Sometimes the obstruction can be successfully removed and the pet’s airway restored; other times it’s too late to save a pet by the time they arrive at the hospital. It is important for every pet owner to know the risks to prevent choking hazards in the first place:

Animal Bones: Chicken and lamb bones splinter and can penetrate the back of the throat, the esophagus, or gastrointestinal tract, creating holes that leak fluids and cause infection. Larger, harder bones can slip backward in a dog’s mouth and obstruct the airway or become lodged in the dog’s esophagus or anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract. They can also fracture teeth, causing the animal a lot of pain and creating the need for expensive dental procedures. Toy Size Matters: Some toys are made for small dogs or cats; these toys can easily cause choking in a medium- or large-breed dog. If you have both a large dog and small dog, choose only larger dog toys for both. Racket balls and the like become slimy from a dog’s saliva and can easily slip into the back of the throat. Chew Toys Can Pose a Threat: Rawhides and cow hooves are highly desirable chew toys, but there are a couple of issues of which to be aware. Some dogs will chew the knotted ends off the rawhides, which can quickly become lifethreatening airway obstructions. Cow hooves can break into slippery pieces — just the right size for getting stuck in the airway or esophagus.

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Discovering Animals The Zoo’s Educational Facility Opens

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baby giant anteater isn’t the only news the Santa Barbara Zoo had to announce this spring. At the end of March, the zoo unveiled its Discovery Pavilion, a grand 9,500-square-foot structure comprising classroom space, an exhibition gallery, a new kitchen in which the animals’ food is prepared, and office and meeting rooms for staff. The idea for an educational space was bandied about as early as 1982, but it wasn’t until the late ’90s that it was put into motion. “In 1999, we hired [architects], and they started the design process,” said Rich Block, the zoo’s chief executive officer. But there were “bunches of hiccups and starts and stops,” which prolonged the process nearly 15 years. The new venue anchors the zoo’s entrance promenade and cost $7.5 million — all the money came from the community — to complete. “There was a building built shortly after Lillian Child’s death,” Block said, giving some history of the chosen site. “It was built by volunteers from the fire and police departments for the hobos that used to live here. It was a shower building. Over the years, it morphed into a building that was used by the zoo for multiple purposes. In its last life, it was the backside of the capybara exhibit,” he said. (The capybaras have a brand-new area on the other side of the zoo by the anteaters.) The highlight of the pavilion is the 2,300-square-foot area that can be used for classroom space. “I cannot emphasize enough that the audience we have wanted to reach that we haven’t been able to connect to is our adults,” Block said. “We have all these opportunities throughout the year to do special, spur-of-the-moment [educational events], and we’ve never been able to take advantage the hem because be didn have the space.” For example, in 2012, of them we didn’t

Dr. Andrea Wells is a board-certified Internal Medicine veterinarian and the owner of Advanced Veterinary Specialists.

LION’S LUNCHEON? The new Discovery Pavilion at the Santa Barbara Zoo (pictured above) includes a kitchen (pictured at left) where you can watch food being prepared for the animals.

veterinary dentists came up from the San Diego Zoo to work on the elephant Little Mac’s mouth. “It would have been really great to have the team actually be able to share what it’s like working on brick-sized molars and what it takes to do that,” said Block. “Now for specialists that come — experts in different areas of conservation and research and animal husbandry — we have the opportunity to share them with the public.” Called At the Watering Hole, there are already six informational events lined up for 2014, the next of which will be about the reemergence of the Channel Island fox given by Dr. Estelle Sandhaus, the zoo’s director of conservation and research, and Tim — MD Coonan, a National Park service biologist.

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Well-Being

Danger for Felines: Cats are less likely to choke on toys, but they are known for chewing on strings and ribbons, which can pose a hazard. Because of their raspy tongues, the strings get caught around the base of their tongues while the rest of the string passes down the gastrointestinal tract and act like a saw on the delicate tissue. Cats can also chew on plant material that can travel above the soft palate and cause choking and gagging. In addition to preventing possible choking hazards, make sure you know the location of the closest veterinary hospital to your home, dog park, beach, walking locale, etc. Be sure to carry phone numbers and addresses of both day and after-hours emergency hospitals. — Dr. Andrea Wells

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ny person with a beloved pet will tell you that they are an integral part of the family unit. As such, many people consider how their animal will be taken care of if they are no longer able or they themselves pass away. One way to secure the future of your pet is by setting up a pet trust. This is the most complex — there is a tremendous amount of decisions you need to make — and expensive method, but it allows you to have the most flexibility in terms of who will care for your pet and how they will care for your pet.

Foremost, you need to select a trustee who will manage the assets of the pet trust and who may also be your pet’s caregiver. You’ll need to consider how and if this person will be compensated and who will succeed them in the event that they are unable to continue as trustee/caregiver of your pet. The second major consideration is how much money you should distribute to this trust: This involves considering the age and longevity of your pet, their current and future veterinary expenses, and their food and shelter costs. You also need to consider how you would like your pet cared for and any directions that should be given to your pet’s caregiver for their grooming, activity, and basic well-being. Because every animal has a unique personality and guidelines for their care, creating a pet trust is a very customized process and, therefore, can be an expensive undertaking. Ultimately, you need to know that there are a number of options available for the care of your family pet, ranging from simple and inexpensive to complex and costly. There is no right or wrong decision, just the one that is right for you and your pet. — Brooke Cleary McDermott

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he aftershocks of the bombs that exploded near the finish line a year ago will never completely fade away, but the theme of “Boston Strong” will be paramount on Monday, April 21, when 36,000 runners take to the streets in the 118th Boston

Marathon. Forty-three runners from the Santa Barbara area have entered the historic race, including many who had finished or were still on the course when tragedy struck on April 15, 2013. The first bomb went off at 2:50 p.m., with the race clock reading 4:09:43. The concussion knocked an elderly marathoner off his feet just yards from the finish line. A photographer captured him lying on Boylston Street, an image that made the cover of Sports Illustrated. “I recognized him on the television,” said John Brennand, the godfather of marathoning in Santa Barbara.“Bill Iffrig from Washington. We ran in the same age group [both are in their late seventies]. He’s tough.” Brennand, who ran Boston 11 times, retired from marathons almost 20 years ago but continues to run shorter races. As dramatic as Iffrig’s spill was, he was a lucky one. He was able to get up and stagger to the finish line, although he sustained injury to his left eardrum. The real damage of the two explosions — a second bomb went off moments later farther down the block — was inflicted on the spectators. Three were killed and more than 260 injured, many of them losing limbs. Gary and Doris Clancy of Santa Barbara shudder to think how close they came to being in harm’s way. “I was right on pace to finish in 4:08, but then I slowed down,” said Gary, 69, running his sixth Boston Marathon.“I was about 800 yards from the finish line when the bombs went off. The police stopped us. There were 5,000 of us who didn’t get to finish.” Doris, his wife, was waiting in a family reunion area 100 yards beyond the finish line. “I walked past the crowd at the finish and thought, ‘Maybe I’ll stay here to watch Gary come in,’ ” she said. “But something told me to keep going to the family area. I felt the first bomb. It was like a whoosh. I looked up and saw smoke. Then there were sirens and police telling us to leave the area.” Their cell phones were not working, and Doris did not know of Gary’s fate until she made her way to their hotel an hour-and-a-half later and found him there.“We collapsed in each other’s arms,” she said. The Clancys cannot understand the evil intent behind the bombings. “Why?” Doris said.“Why pick on a happy event with families and children? It’s never been answered.” The explosions occurred when the flow of runners was at a peak. “The Red Sox game had just gotten out, and there were a lot of spectators,” Gary said. “The devices were designed to maim and cause injuries.” They could not leave the hotel that Monday night. They had wine and food in the lounge. They commiserated with a fireman from Seattle. “He’d run his first Boston and said,‘How can I celebrate now?’” Doris said. Their waiter was seething. “He took it personally,” Gary said. “‘This is my town,’ he kept going on and on. ‘I’m gonna find them.’ ” Gary Clancy knew then that Boston would come back strong. “I went to the hotel’s front desk and made a reservation for this year’s marathon,” he said. He’s confident he’ll be able to run safely down that last stretch of Boylston Street on Monday.

(above) BOSTON BOUND: These Santa Barbara runners gathered early last Saturday morning for one of their last workouts before they head east to undertake Monday’s 118th Boston Marathon: (from left) Ramiro “Curly” Guillen, Craig Prater, Jill Zachary, Katie Vining, Sandy Roberts, Debbie Kovanda, Gary Clancy, Liz Mikkelson, Jana McKee, Maggie Mason, Jamie Allison, Heidi Heitkamp, and Laurel Mehler. (left) REMINDER: Whenever he runs, Ramiro “Curly” Guillen wears this wristband depicting the date of last year’s fateful Boston Marathon.

Debbie Kovanda ran the 2013 race in just under four hours.“I knew Gary [Clancy] was behind me, and I thought about staying around the finish line,” she said.“Then I thought I’d better not.” She had proceeded to the recovery area when she heard “what sounded like a cannon going off, then another boom. Was that supposed to happen? A woman from Boston said, ‘No, that’s not supposed to happen. Follow me.’ We moved out of there like zombies. People were crying. I didn’t know what happened until we got back to our hotel.” Kovanda, 58, is a Santa Barbara tax accountant. “I thought it would be appropriate to tax myself on April 15,” she said.“I didn’t want to go back this year. Then I found out it’s after the tax season. Maybe that’s another sign. I’m a little nervous, but I’m doing it. I want to break four hours again.” Shortly after 6 a.m. last Saturday, Kovanda showed up for the workout of the Santa Barbara Running and Racing Team, coached by Rusty Snow and Mike Swan. A dozen of them were training for the Boston Marathon. They’ll be used to rising early for the 8:50 a.m. (EST) start of Monday’s race in the town of Hopkinton. Ramiro “Curly” Guillen will be starting near the front of the pack. The 31-year-old Goleta native is on his way to becoming an elite marathoner. He won his first 26.2-mile race, the 2012 Santa Rosa Marathon, in 2:40:26. That qualified him for Boston last year.“If you’re going to be doing marathons, the one you have to do is Boston,” Guillen said. “It’s the greatest marathon in the world. I want to see how I measure up against history.” He improved his time to 2:35:11 while taking in the sights and sounds on the road to Boston. “My favorite part is the

Wellesley College section,” he said.“It’s an all-girls college. They’re blowing kisses at the runners.” After finishing in the top 140, he took a train to his hotel 10 miles north of downtown and was asleep when the bombings took place. “This year it’s about redemption,” Guillen said. It’s also about his continuing to run faster. He did the Chicago Marathon last October in 2:27:14.“My goal in Boston is 2:22 to 2:24,” he said. Eventually he wants to go under 2:18 to qualify for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. Guillen ran track at Dos Pueblos High, SBCC, and UCSB. His college career petered out, and when he got a job as a TSA agent at the airport and started a family, he gave up running entirely.“I kept complaining about the weight I was gaining and kept saying I would run tomorrow,” he said. His wife, Rosemary, had heard enough of it in the fall of 2011. “She pushed me out the door. I huffed and puffed for two miles. I almost fainted.” He rededicated himself to the sport. Terry Howell, who had coached him at SBCC, agreed to train him at odd hours (besides his TSA job, Guillen does gigs as a deejay). His weight dropped from 182 to 130 pounds. He will run Boston in a Santa Barbara Running Company uniform with a blueand-gold logo.“UCSB colors,” Guillen said.“That’s special to me. I only raced in a UCSB uniform one season, and I felt like I let people down when I quit.” For Guillen, for the thousands of others who will run and the million who will cheer them on, this Boston Marathon will be a celebration of perseverance. For more sports, including a weekly highlight schedule, see independent.com/sports. april 17, 2014

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lready the most anticipated gourmet food development in Santa Barbara history, the Santa Barbara Public Market, which opened this week after nearly six years of planning and two years of construction, may one day go down as the singular most game-changing moment for the dining scene of our American Riviera. If all goes as hoped — and that will remain a big “if” for at least a couple of years, as the city tests the exciting foodie-court-meets-all-you-need-grocery-store concept’s staying power — the Public Market will play a leading role in changing Santa Barbara from a great place to visit with a nice food scene into a nice place to visit but a great place to eat.

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today,” which was how old I was when I read the article, so I realized I was a few months older than Cheerios, and that was enough to write a poem about mortality. What’s the relationship between the words on the page and the words as they sound being read aloud? I think they’re inseparable; I don’t think there’s any such thing as silent writing. As I’m writing words, I’m hearing them. I think the mind is a little auditorium

where even if you’re reading or writing in silence, you’re hearing the words. People who move their lips when they read give physical proof of that. So when I feel a poem is done, I do not leap up from the desk or get up on the roof and declaim it out loud. I would confidently take that poem that has never been said out loud into any auditorium and read it, because I already know how it sounds. — Elizabeth Schwyzer

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ittsburgh native Kyle Abraham was just 14 years old when the John Singleton film Boyz n the Hood came out in 1991. Set in South Central Los Angeles, the movie told the story of young black men wrapped up in the infamous gang warfare between the Bloods and the Crips. Two thousand miles away, 8th-grader Abraham felt a powerful resonance with the themes of the film. “It’s a film about how we start out, how we see ourselves, and how others see us,” he explained recently. “It’s about how we’re told who we are before we know who we are.” Now a choreographer in his mid-thirties, Abraham remains fascinated by that particular moment in American history — much of his work circles around the black American experience of the 1980s and ’90s. That’s certainly the case with Pavement, an evening-length dance he’ll bring to UCSB’s Campbell Hall for two nights next week on Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23. In creating Pavement, Abraham says, he thought of Boyz n the Hood as a time capsule: a reflection of the late 20th century. “It was a time of HIV and AIDS — a whole community having to be educated about the disease,” he noted.“It was a time of crack cocaine being brought into the community, a time of violence. I thought about the whole era as a genocide almost — an urgency to erase the black race.” At the same time, Abraham thought back further to what he called “the soul of black folks: jazz legends like Art Blakey.”Walking through downtown Pittsburgh, he began to see the dilapidated urban landscape as a place that “once had so much vitality.” As an award-winning choreographer and MacArthur Fellow running his own company, Abraham’s not claiming to be a product of the ghetto. On the contrary, he’s quick to explain that he studied music and visual art at his Pittsburgh elementary school, played a role in his high school musical, and was always encouraged to pursue his interest in the arts. Yet it wasn’t until legendary American choreographer Bill T. Jones gave a lecture/demonstration at his high school that Abraham saw a future for himself in dance. “I was kind of blown away by the company, by how confident they were in themselves,” he remembered. “It was something I hadn’t really seen before. I had just started dancing that year, and suddenly I was finding out that

STEP UP: Abraham.In.Motion.’s latest work, Pavement , was inspired by John Singleton’s 1991 film Boyz n the Hood . The dance comes to UCSB on April 22 and 23. people were creating dances with meaning and talking about what movement was derived from.” Armed with this new understanding of what dance could be, Abraham went on to study dance at SUNY Purchase but maintained his interest in other arts forms. Unlike many successful young choreographers, his path has taken him away from dance entirely for periods; he spent a number of years pursuing a career in music and working in art museums before finding his way back to choreography. That innate versatility and curiosity finds its way into his works; Pavement features film projection and spoken text as well as movement. Musically, too, Abraham draws on a wide range of influences. The score for Pavement is drawn primarily from opera, specifically works composed for castrato singers. “When I started making this project, I was thinking about the fact that from inside a gang mentality, it’s violent acts that make you a man,” Abraham explained, “yet for a castrato, it’s a violent act that emasculates. With his dancers, as with all his artistic influences, Abraham casts a wide net. The seven dancers in Pavement come from varied performing backgrounds, from those brought up in the club dance scene to salsa, modern dance, and ballet-trained dancers. As for the target audience, Pavement may not be the ideal work for children, due to its themes and language. For Abraham, giving performers a chance to speak onstage “adds to the humanity of the work.” “That’s always an interest of mine: making realistic and honest choices in my work,” he explained. “My two works previous to Pavement also had text in them but not always in the way people would expect to find text in contemporary dance or dance theater work.”

UCSB Arts & Lectures brings Abraham.In.Motion to Campbell Hall TuesdayWednesday, April 22-23, at 8 p.m. For tickets, call 893-3535 or visit artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu. To learn more about the company, check out abrahaminmotion.org.

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This week, they present Part III, featuring Bach’s Sonatas No.  and No. , Sequenza VIII by Luciano Berio, and Passagen by John Zorn. Koh’s penetrating eye seems to have AND BEYOND: Jennifer Koh returns to Santa Barbara for a playful regard for allusions and symthe third installment of her Bach and Beyond concert series. metries, most of which lurk beneath the surface. The order, for example, of Bach’s works through all three programs forms the sequence 3, 2; by creating the double movements in the First Partita, the 1, 1; 2, 3, a palindrome and a principle of symmetry used by Second Sonata is where I feel he really starts to become his Bach. Below, we speak to Koh about her looming return own. He starts breaking the prior structures that had been completed before. So for example, in the First Sonata, you to Santa Barbara. always return to the tonic at the end of each movement, So, you are now five years into the Bach and [but] in the Second Sonata, you end on the dominant at Beyond project. Yes. I made three different programs the end of the first movement. So it almost continues into for this project, and I had it fall over six seasons so that each the fugue. It’s never completed; it’s never like you return one would be tour-able for two seasons. Now we’ve finally home. Even the fugue itself — in the First Sonata, it’s quite arrived at Bach and Beyond III. “fugu-ey” and easy to layer; the Second Sonata is not easy material to build into a fugue. For me, the third movement But your website calendar also shows you are still is almost symbolic; there are underlying bass eighth notes playing Part I and Part II. Yes, by special request. The that return. It’s like the beginning of his creative heartbeat. main thing is trying to introduce new works for each part, So this program is all about the idea of becoming, the idea so Bach and Beyond III is the priority for this and the next of evolving and developing who you are as an individual season. But there are some presenters that want all three. artist. That heartbeat really begins in the Second Sonata Some of them just came in and were excited about the idea for me. when I did Part II, so then I returned to do Part I. I’m not exactly sure how it will continue its life after the scheduled How do the program’s two contemporary works six years. I have a feeling it will continue, mostly because I fit in? The Berio, interestingly enough, was inspired by have been given these wonderful gifts by composers who the Bach Chaconne (from Partita No. ). The idea that have come to different Bach and Beyond programs. So, started in Bach and Beyond Part I, an emotional arc, was John Zorn came to Part I, and then gave me this gift of something that I wanted to create in the program, but with a piece called Passagen, which I will be playing in Santa a more contemporary idea — the idea of yearning and Barbara. And then Kaija Saariaho came to Part II last year, spiritual reaching beyond oneself. I hope I’m still able to and gave me this gift, which I just premiered in New York, create that within the program with the Sequenza anchoring before intermission. As for the Zorn, he did write it called Frises for violin and electronics. after he heard Bach and Beyond Part I, and I do believe it’s You have said that the current program conveys quite influenced by sonata form. In my mind, I also hear the idea of development, whereas Part II was a lot of Bartók. all about beginnings. I’ve done all six sonatas and partitas in marathon concerts, and for me, especially when UCSB Arts & Lectures presents I play them consecutively, it’s really about the birth and the West Coast premiere of development of Bach as an artist. He wrote these works Jennifer Koh’s Bach and over a 17-year period, and they were not commissioned. Beyond Part III at the Music Academy He wrote them out of a pure creative need to express of the West’s Hahn Hall on Wednesday, himself in that way. It almost seems like a musical diary April 23, at 7 p.m. Call 893-3535 or visit of his life. In the First Sonata and the First Partita, he was artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu for tickets and working within forms which had been created before. info. Even though he already started moving toward a new form

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WHO’S THAT BAND? The Fab Four — Ron McNeil, Ardy Sarraf, Michael Amador, and Rolo Sandoval — make their living by looking and playing exactly like another well-known group.

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he boardmembers of the Marjorie Luke Theatre have shown they know how to turn a junior high school auditorium into a major community resource, and on Saturday, April 26, they plan to show that they also know how to throw a great party. In honor of the 10th anniversary of the renovation of the theater, and in conjunction with Santa Barbara Junior High’s (SBJHS) 80th birthday, they are throwing a Beatles bash starring The Fab Four, an acclaimed cover band that sings in the same key as the Beatles. Alan Parsons will introduce the band from the stage and talk about his time working as an engineer on Abbey Road and Let It Be. After screaming their lungs out at The Fab Four, guests will repair to the SBJHS courtyard, which is being transformed into an octopus’s garden for the “Yellow Submarine Soiree” afterparty. The event, which benefits the Luke’s youth theater program, is sponsored by Montecito Bank & Trust and by Seymour Duncan, and if it’s anything like the last time The Fab Four played the Luke, it will be a night to remember. Board president Gerrie Fausett likened the energy that night to “being in the Ed Sullivan Theater when the Beatles hit America by storm.” If that’s not high praise, I don’t know what is. As for the Marjorie Luke Theatre, high praise is the only kind that’s appropriate. In the 10 years since its renovation, the Luke has been a model of availability and quality, not only for Santa Barbara Junior High School, but for the entire community. Measured on a per-seat basis, “it’s the most affordable theater rental option in town,” according to theater’s founding board president Rod Lathim. Over the last decade, many, many great performers have played there, including Rufus Wainwright, Mavis Staples, and the Blind Boys of Alabama. And the Luke has range — there have been flying dance troupes and oratorios. Between 2006-2008, when the theater was in use by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, such luminaries as

Naomi Watts, James Cameron, and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman graced its stage. “What makes me happy is seeing the community use it. I like seeing 300 kids on that stage,” said Lathim, adding that he also feels “inspired by the shows that Alpha Resource Center puts on and by the Luke’s nine-year relationship with Viva el Arte, which brings fantastic, Grammy-winning groups like La Santa Cecilia to our community at no charge.” The theater is in use more than 300 days a year, and with 45 percent of those dates being rentals, there has been no need for additional capital campaigns to keep the operation going. Thanks to general manager Rick Villa and his small staff, the room looks just as clean and crisp as it did 10 years ago — no small feat for a junior high facility. And while the school owns the building, all the equipment in it is the property of the theater’s foundation, and that includes a brand-new Yamaha CL mixing board — a $30,000 piece of equipment that you won’t find in most junior highs. “They said it couldn’t be done,” said Lathim. “People told me, ‘You can’t have a real professional theater that’s inside a junior high school,’ but we proved them wrong.” Many of the original donors to the Luke are sure to be in attendance on Saturday, and the enthusiasm ought to be flowing freely by the time Parsons and The Fab Four take the stage at 7 p.m. Join the crowd on Saturday, and see if you can’t prove them all wrong one more time, not just by having a real theater — and a real party — in a junior high school, but by bringing the Beatles back together for one more night of Beatle — and Luke — mania. The Fab Four play the Marjorie Luke Theatre (721 E. Cota St.) on Saturday, April 26, at 7 p.m. For tickets and information, call 963-0761 or visit luketheatre.org or lobero.com.

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DON’T GIVE UP ON US, BABY: Ghostly husband Chance (Matt Cooper) reasons with his widow, Bethany (Allison Threadgold), to rekindle the fire.

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onathan Larson’s RENT became an instant sensation 20 years ago when it premiered in New York City, and it has gone on to become the most beloved of all the post-Broadway musicals among young people. Gritty yet uplifting, and scandalous but with a big heart, RENT is the show that keeps on giving back to the companies that choose to put it on. This stellar production, directed by Kameron Tarlow and performed at the Santa Barbara Art Foundry space deep in the Funk Zone, manages to capitalize on what’s great about RENT and at the same time show off the impressive skills of a large cast of talented young actors. Gabe Reali makes a terrific, believable Mark, thus establishing the basis for a story that’s one part Alphabet City, circa 1988, and the rest La Bohème, the timeless opera about starving artists living in cold apartments. The success of this RENT comes from several sources. The sharp, witty choreography makes the most of the Foundry’s irregular setup, and the excellent band sounds great coming from a loft platform above and to the left of the playing area. Matthew Doohan gets maximum mileage out of Roger’s many emotional ups and downs. As Maureen, Miriam Dance-Leavy is consistently stunning, her vocal capacity clearly well matched to this demanding role. Julia Kupiec is a great and memorable Mimi, seemingly made for the part with her expressive singing voice and diminutive stature. No review of this RENT would be complete without mentioning the magical Daniel Salinas, who pulls off a remarkably convincing Angel, or Tad Murroughs, who gives Tom Collins a tough, streetwise presence to counterbalance his intellectual side. Kasey Bryant and Alba Vargas are brilliant, as well, as is the entire ensemble of singers and ■ dancers. If you care about this show, don’t miss this fine production.

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ow that April is here, Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre had fired up the grill and swung open the doors of the barn for another season of its own unique approach to thespianism. The Circle Bar B (CBB) riding ranch/lodge/theater is located a short 20-minute drive north of Goleta, a couple of miles up Refugio Canyon Road — a small step for travel, a mighty leap in ambiance. The 2014 season opens with a specimen of what Circle Bar B does best — comedies with heart. Ghost of a Chance, a 1990s comedy by husband/wife playwrights Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus, is a surprisingly affecting story about an engaged couple’s confusions about compatibility and commitment as they confront the past during a weekend in a Connecticut cabin. The title refers not only to their slim odds of making it but also to the actual ghost of the young woman’s former husband, who can’t move on to the next world because of his attachments to the cabin. Allison Threadgold makes a fine debut as the conflicted Bethany, while Circle Bar B veteran Sean O’Shea plays her dullard fiancé, Floyd. Kathy Marden is Floyd’s domineering Jewish mother, a widow who holds tight to the urn of her late husband’s ashes. Tiffany Story returns as Crystal, a Twinkie-eating hippie psychic hired by Bethany to evict the ghost of Chance (Matt Cooper) and guide him toward the light. Mike Wondolowski ■ makes his CBB debut as Adam Lucas.

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BRYAN FERRY’S EMAIL FAIL Roxy Music’s Leading Man Heads to the Bowl, Hates Phone Calls ADAM WHITEHEAD

by D.J. Palladino new big-band format? This is the smallest band I’ve worked with for a long time. A lot of the players are new, and it’s been very exciting to teach them the songs from so many different periods. Are there new songs in the set alongside the hits and the covers? We have chosen what we think is an interesting selection from the many albums of my career, both in and out of Roxy. We like to think it’s a good balance of songs that are well-known and those that are more esoteric. Is there a new band or songwriter that excites you today? Todd Terje, a Norwegian dance specialist whom I recently collaborated with, is a very talented young musician. Are you keenly anticipating Coachella? It’s a big dose of very appreciative and very young concertgoers. It’s very exciting to play my music to a young audience who might not be overly familiar with it. Let’s hope it goes well! I’m slightly confused about the dire c tion your newer songs have taken. When Roxy Music and your solo work first appeared, it always seemed LITTLE BIG BAND: Roxy Music man Bryan Ferry makes a postlike an update of Cole Porter– Coachella stop at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Saturday, April 19. style show tunes. Something like “Do the Strand” seems to n the late 1970s, nobody was cooler than Bryan Ferry. almost border on loving parody. This feels a bit Maybe David Byrne would give him some competition, like a step backward in time, like a reconstrucbut most of the thinkers of the day not preoccupied tion of the jazz pop tune. I think it is sometimes with theorizing post-punk assumed that every bit of useful to look back and learn from the past and to create geeked-up sophistication Talking Heads employed was something new from that. This is what “Do the Strand” was learned at the feet of Roxy Music. Nowadays, the whole attempting to achieve. thing seems upturned. Byrne is settling into post–world music collaborations with new-school icons like St. Vin- Are there decided advantages of a big band over cent; Ferry has taken the deconstruction of show tunes and a rock band? Both formats are very interesting to work reconstructed it with big bands. He also apparently doesn’t with. With a bigger band, you have more musical colors to like to do phone interviews. In anticipation of Ferry’s show work with — i.e., more variety of instrumentation. With a at the Santa Barbara Bowl this weekend, his publicist orga- smaller band (as now), it can become more intense and nized an email exchange that she said would prove him focused. uncontrollably articulate. Turns out, not so much. If there was some time in the past where you How is the tour going? We’ve done three shows, start- could build a retreat, where would you go? ing with Vancouver and working our way down the coast. Gometra. [It’s a Scottish island with four houses on it, and We’re about to do Coachella, then go on to Las Vegas and its inhabitants are dedicated to living off the grid, which, the rest of the California dates, before finishing in Santa presumably, would mean no Internet. It might help. — Ed.] Barbara.

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I’m not clear from even the reviews I’ve read, but I’ve heard it’s a big show with over 20 songs in the set. Are you doing the rock ’n’ roll thing or a

Bryan Ferry plays the Santa Barbara Bowl (1122 N. Milpas St.) on Saturday, April 19, at 7 p.m. Call 962-7411 or visit sbbowl.com for tickets and info.

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FIRE STARTER: Sydney-based electronic act Flume (a k a Harley Edward Streten) brings the dance party to Santa Barbara on April 20.

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Oscar-nominated songwriter Aimee Mann and former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins first met at a White House event paying tribute to American poetry in 2011. Now they come together for a rare evening of poetry and music, celebrating the marvels of their companionable crafts. Pre-signed books by Billy Collins will be available for purchase

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wenty-two-year-old Sydney native Harley Edward Streten isn’t quite used to the prospect of being Flume, even though his set at Coachella this past weekend brought a crowd too large to accommodate the massive Gobi Tent he was performing in. Being largely responsible for a musical and cultural resurgence isn’t easy, as Streten made clear during our recent interview. Still, it’s hard to shake the feeling that his name is one we’ll be hearing for a long time, and that’s not just because of Flume’s uncanny ability to mesh song-based electronic pop with hard-edged dance beats, either. For Streten, Flume is something that’s happened to him, rather than a persona that he’s grown into, a subject he discussed with us last week.

In Sydney, did you feel like there was enough of a cultural environment to foster what you were doing musically? I think that

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there’s a good scene in Sydney, but for me, I got into it so early that I couldn’t even go into a lot of these things. Like, the Flume thing really started happening when I was 19 and I lived in a place called the Northern Beaches, which is just outside the city. It’s almost like its own self-contained beachside town, maybe like a half-hour drive from Sydney. I was never really immersed in the city or in the music scene there; it was all pretty much online and me doing my own thing. … I think that scenes are really cool, and can be really great, but I think I may have been able to do my own thing more because I wasn’t trying to fit into a sound that already existed. I was just doing my own thing, and that’s how it all worked out.

A rare chance to see two of the world’s most highly regarded banjo players and fearless musical explorers together. Each has won independent acclaim: Béla Fleck, as the 14 Grammy-winning musical chameleon; Abigail Washburn, as the “daring, definite talent” (The Wall Street Journal ) with the beguiling voice. The pair will perform a mix of traditional and original songs.

Is there a specific moment that you remember thinking “I might be able to make a career out of this”? Well, I heard my music on the

radio for the first time when I was 14, on the local Sydney indie station, and I remember hearing FBi Radio. I heard it in the car with my dad, and I was super stoked, but that wasn’t really the game changer. I think that moment was when I signed with my label, Future Classic. They were the coolest thing, with all the coolest artists, and I couldn’t believe they wanted my music. I was like, “Are you fuckin’ serious?” That was insane. That was the moment that I realized this could become a career sooner than I thought. I always knew that I wanted to do this, but I never knew how long it was going to take. And that’s when it started to click.  

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Identity Mishappening Enemy. Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, and Sarah Gadon star in a film written by Javier Gullón, based on José Saramago’s novel The Double, and directed by Denis Villeneuve. Reviewed by Josef Woodard

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n Prisoners, one of the more harrowing but also more artfully haunting films of last year’s crop, Quebecois filmmaker Denis Villeneuve worked with actor Jake Gyllenhaal on some troubled turf. In that film, the innately gnawing and grating subjects of missing children and torture mixed in with the film’s slow, enigmatic suspense aesthetic. Cut to the surrealism-sauced Enemy, another DOUBLE TROUBLE: A bearded Jake Gyllenhaal reteams Villeneuve/Gyllenhaal thriller collab, and the with Prisoners director Denis Villeneuve for the Lynchian, living is easier and pulpier, at least on some Cronenberg-ish head trip Enemy. fronts. File Enemy under head-trippy cinema from the lesser-traveled, left-of-Hitchcock zone, where our least of the comparison points being the doppelgänger befuddled protagonist finds his identity melting around body-double plot and eerie-erotic overtones of Dead Ringthe edges upon discovering a nearly exact double of him- ers. And in a few-degrees-from-David Lynch-land touch, self. Where the two differ is in the varying moral fiber and Isabella Rossellini shows up for a brief cameo as one of our edginess quotient, which allows Gyllenhaal (sporting a heroes’ mothers, lending a faint echo of Blue Velvet’s creepy healthy beard) to explore multiple personality traits within dream dust to the proceedings. As with Cronenberg and a single film, and keeps us — and the characters’ female Lynch, not everything is neatly wrapped up in the narrative love interests — guessing. here, and we’re less interested in the film’s character study, In some ways, a certain David Cronenberg-ish psy- per se, than the pure heady fun of getting lost in an otherchological twister effect is at play with Enemy — not the dimensional tale, gone nonlinear gonzo. ■

Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall Oculus. Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, and Rory Cochrane star in a film written by Mike Flanagan and Jeff Howard and directed by Flanagan. Reviewed by Josef Woodard

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y turns creative and tingle-creepy, B-movieesque and artful, the surprisingly fine Oculus is further proof that horror can be a forgiving and welcoming genre for directors with a low budget and good ideas in the tank. By the end of the plottwisting and character-fusing saga, writer/director SELF-REFLECTION: A haunted antique Mike Flanagan has made us feel as though we’ve been mirror that can defend itself causes death and through something fairly epic and pumped up with destruction in Oculus. angst-y emotionality. But really, he achieves a lot with a little, heeding the timeless horror-film archetype of not only the haunted house — a handy single location, ready to be exploited for its heebie-jeebie factor — but also, and divine infestation which has taken over their father. (“I’ve met the devil, and he is me,” he informs his kids at one more tellingly, a clearly haunted object. Said ominous object at the center of the scary movie, advanced stage of his descent.) a “home to a supernatural force,” is an antique mirror In Oculus, the general rules and tools of the horror (hence the optically inclined Oculus reference), tapping genre are in place, including the requisite number of into both the mythologies of the mirror as an altered- “gotcha” surprises and crafty manipulations of sight and visual field prism and as a window on parallel realities sound, through Michael Fimognari’s cinematography, — possibly with demonic dimension. As we learn, through Flanagan’s editing, and a coolly minimal and sinister the clarifying efforts of a woman (Karen Gillan — and score by the Newton Brothers. But things grow more boldly played as a child by Annalise Basso) trying to cinematically complex, and the interest level deepens, as clear her brother (Brenton Thwaites) of murder charges the clear delineations between past and present, herefrom their poltergeist-troubled childhood, the mirror has and-now characters, and events and moments in their been responsible for multiple deaths and/or descents into flashbacks begin to fuse and confuse. Suddenly, at key madness over a few centuries. There are ghosts lurking disorienting moments, we’re in Memento land, alongside in the antique, which is “capable of defending itself.” Our the slacker side of The Shining territory, and the headbrave protagonist stages an elaborate experiment to “out” gaming filmic notions only contribute to the power of this the mirror, a kind of “rational” intervention for an anti- low-budget wonder in the creepy-flick annals. ■

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✯ The Enemy (90 mins.; R: some strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language) Reviewed on page 59. Wed., Apr. 23, 7:30pm, Plaza de Oro

✯ Oculus (105 mins.; R: terror, violence, some disturbing images, brief language) Reviewed on page 59. Camino Real/Metro 4 ✯ The Raid 2 (150 mins.; R: sequences of strong bloody violence throughout, sexuality, language)

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If increased heart rate and multiple adrenaline rushes are signs of success for action-film viewers, The Raid  more than succeeds. The Indonesian action-meetsmartial-arts flick, a sequel to the 2011 original, is sizzlingly orchestrated by writer/ director/editor Gareth Evans, a Welshman who so loved the Indonesian action-film scene that he relocated there and plunged his passions into the genre. Unfortunately, the subtitles and stigma of its “foreign film”-ness may have scared off an audience demographic that would soak it up with glee and get more than their money’s worth. In the second installment, originally subtitled The Raid: Berandal — Indonesian for “thug”— martial-arts star Iko Uwais reprises his role as a cop of right mind and morality, who goes deep undercover to expose a ring of corrupted policemen. On the job, he embroils himself in a turf war of Indonesian and Japanese gangsters and father-and-son power plays and encounters plenty of opportunities to demonstrate his superior martial artistry, usually dispensing punishing blows by hand, no weapons necessary. Plot machinations keep the story moving, dancing between good and evil, bad cops and good crooks, and pinches of Shakespearean allusions. Still, it’s the action parts of this equation that most bedazzle, thanks to a slightly crazed and seductive sensory choreography. Yes, it’s too bad about the pain and suffering attached to the characters. Then again, most of them are bad news, and we’re always keenly aware that this is only a movie and that, somehow, no humans or animals were harmed in the process of making this film. (JW) Plaza de Oro (Sat. and Sun. only)

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The following films are playing in Santa Barbara FRIDAY, APRIL 18, THROUGH THURSDAY, APRIL 24. 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.

Rio 2 (101 mins.; G) Most big-studio animated features come off like epics, broken up from time to time with sing-along numbers as operatic embellishment. It helps everybody to remember the overall mood. This unremittingly clichéd film, a sequel cut

from the worst formula for sequels, has it backward. Big production numbers that no doubt employed many worthy musicians, artists, and tech support are glued together with a story that would fall apart if the clichés were purged. All the characters talk TV: “Oh no you di-uhnt”; “I don’t think so”; “It’s time you stopped thinking of yourself and more about your family” being foremost among this film’s empty, half-written phrases. This time out, all the characters head inland from the fabled city of the title to chase down a rumored sighting of more blue parrots, previously considered extinct. There they meet old comic enemies, as well as a really evil white-man deforester who’s all about turning the jungle into an unpaved parking lot. You can imagine the comeuppance in about half a second. (Remember, they pay these writers a lot.) The worst aspect of this film, though, has to be main character Blu, mouthed by Jesse Eisenburg in that now-annoying blurt, check, deliver style of his. (He’s due to top Woody Allen as the most imitateable of our actors.) I wanted to scream 10 minutes into the movie. Your kids probably shouldn’t like, but will love, this trite musically bouncing thing. Oh, and the 3-d is not worth the price. (DJP) Fairview (2-D and 3-D)/ Fiesta 5 (2-D and 3-D)

PREMIERES Bears (77 mins.; G) John C. Reilly narrates this documentary about an Alaskan bear family and the growth of its young cubs. Camino Real/Fiesta 5

Dom Hemingway (93 mins.; R: sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, some violence, drug use)

Following a 12-year prison sentence, a notorious safe cracker (Jude Law) returns home to London looking for revenge. Metro 4

A Haunted House 2 (87 mins.; R: crude and sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, drug use, some violent images)

Marlon Wayans stars in this horror-film parody about a man who moves into his dream home only to be plagued by paranormal events. Metro 4 Heaven Is for Real (100 mins.; PG: thematic material including some medical situations)

A small-town boy makes big waves following a near-death experience. Greg


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✯ Captain America: The Winter Soldier (136 mins.; PG-13: intense sequences

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A man’s wife teams up with his two mistresses to enact revenge. Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton star.

Chris Evans reprises his role as Captain America and takes on a new threat: Soviet agent Winter Soldier. While The Winter Soldier lacks all that 1940s panache and fedora appeal, it’s beautifully set up and, more importantly, fraught with consequence. (DJP)

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Transcendence (119 mins.; PG-13: sci-fi action and violence, some bloody images, brief strong language, sensuality)

A scientist (Johnny Depp) working toward creating a sentient machine goes head-to-head with a radical anti-technology organization. Arlington/Camino Real Under the Skin (108 mins.; R: graphic nudity, sexual content, some violence, language)

An alien seductress (Scarlett Johansson) targets hitchhikers in Scotland. Paseo Nuevo

SCREENINGS The Darjeeling Limited (91 mins.; R: language)

Writer/director Wes Anderson’s 2007 film tells the story of three brothers who come together a year after their father’s death and embark on a bonding trip through India. Mon., Apr. 21, 7 and 10pm, Isla Vista Theater, 960 Embarcadero del Norte

Saving Mr. Banks (125 mins.; PG-13: thematic elements including some unsettling images)

Author P.L. Travers reflects on her life while Walt Disney begins production on the film adaptation of her novel Mary Poppins. Spoonfuls of sugar, salt, and historically charged artistic in-fighting make Saving Mr. Banks an intriguing, if overly slick, operation. (JW) Sun., Apr. 20, 4:30pm, Ojai Playhouse, 145 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai

Odayaka (102 mins.; NR) Filmmkaer Nobuteru Uchida examines the controversial reactions to the Fukushima nuclear fallout in this 2012 documentary. Screens as part of the Nuclear Japan: Japanese Cinema Before and After Fukushima film series. Tue., Apr. 22, 7pm, UCSB’s Pollock Theater

Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust (56 mins.; NR) This 2013 documentary, narrated by Liev Schreiber, tells the story of how five brothers — together with the first president of the Philippines, the former governor of Indiana, and Colonel Eisenhower — helped 1,200 Jews escape the Nazis during World War II. Wed., Apr. 16, 6pm, UCSB’s MultiCultural Center

Big Bad Wolves (110 mins.; NR) A string of brutal murders puts a vigilante detective, a grieving father, and a religious studies teacher on a collision course with one another. Tense-yet-eloquent dialogue and little joybuzzer jolts of dark humor ease the complex pain at the core of a story about things that go very dark and malevolent in the basement. (JW) Fri., Apr. 18, 7 and 10pm, Isla Vista Theater, 960 Embarcadero del Norte

Footloose (107 mins.; R: sexual content, language, smoking involving teens)

Kevin Bacon stars in this 1984 classic about a city teen who moves to a small town where rock ’n’ roll music is banned. Screenwriter Dean Pitchford will be available for a post-screening Q&A to celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary.

Camino Real (2- D)/Metro 4 (2-D)

Divergent (139 mins.; PG-13: intense violence and action, thematic elements, some sensuality)

In a world where people are divided based on virtues, a young girl (Shailene Woodley) discovers she’s a Divergent and won’t fit in. Despite the big-screen pleasures, moments of suspended disbelief ultimately get in the way of a complete good time. But there are plenty of small-plate treats along the way. (JW) Fiesta 5

✯ Draft Day (109 mins.; PG-13: brief strong language, sexual references) The general manager of the Cleveland Browns (Kevin Costner) tries to acquire the season’s number one draft pick. Ivan Reitman’s football movie opens a little stagy, but once the skin trading begins, the script takes on a nicely burnished complexity. (DJP) Camino Real/Paseo Nuevo God’s Not Dead (113 mins.; PG: thematic material, brief violence, an accident scene)

A college student’s faith is tested when he meets a philosophy professor who doesn’t believe in God. Plaza de Oro

✯ The Grand Budapest Hotel (100 mins.; R: language, some sexual content, violence)

Wes Anderson’s latest chronicles the adventures of Gustave H., a concierge at a famous European hotel, and the lobby boy he forges a lifelong friendship with. Grand Budapest is beautiful in all the right ways, but the whimsical plot is all quirks and turns of comic phrase. You will laugh and maybe cry, but it’s no Rushmore or Moonrise Kingdom. (DJP) Fairview/Paseo Nuevo Le Week-End (93 mins.; R: language, some sexual content)

A British couple returns to Paris to rekindle their romance. It’s hard to dismiss this sometimes dorky film, mostly due to the keen performances of the leads and a dazzling tour de force cameo by Jeff Goldblum. (DJP) Riviera

✯ The Lunchbox

(104 mins.; PG: thematic material, smoking)

When a lunchbox in Mumbai’s complex delivery system ends up in the wrong hands, a young wife and an older man begin a correspondence with life-changing implications. However dry the story might seem on paper, The Lunchbox is a surprisingly engaging film drawn from an almost-minimalist plot machinery. (JW) Plaza de Oro

Noah (138 mins.; PG-13: violence, disturbing images, brief suggestive content)

Russell Crowe stars in this take on the biblical tale of a man who takes extreme measures to protect his family from an impending flood. Darren Aronofsky directs. Noah is so vastly epic in its blundering that some smart people want to call it profound and ignore the patently stupid qualities that make it so unintentionally humorous and, worse, mostly boring. (DJP) Fairview/Paseo Nuevo

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a&e | ROB BREZSNY’S FREE WILL ASTROLOGY WEEK OF APRIL ď›œď˜ż ARIES (Mar. 21 - Apr. 19): It’s Compensation Week. If you have in the past suered from injustice, it’s an excellent time to go in quest of restitution. If you have been deprived of the beauty you need to thrive, now is the time to get ďŹ lled up. Wherever your life has been out of balance, you have the power to create more harmony. Don’t be shy about seeking redress. Ask people to make amends. Pursue restorations. But don’t, under any circumstances, lust for revenge.

TAURUS (Apr. 20 - May 20): “Our brains are no longer conditioned for reverence and awe,â€? said novelist John Updike. That’s a sad possibility. Could you please do something to dispute or override it, Taurus? Would it be too much to ask if I encouraged you to go out in quest of lyrical miracles that ďŹ ll you with wonder? Can I persuade you to be alert for sweet mysteries that provoke dizzying joy and uncanny breakthroughs that heal a wound you’ve feared might forever plague you? Here’s what the astrological omens suggest: Phenomena that stir reverence and awe are far more likely than usual.

GEMINI

your fear, diminishing your power to accomplish the task at hand. Here’s a more useful inquiry: “Do you want it strongly enough or do you not want it strongly enough?� With this as your meditation, you might be inspired to do whatever’s necessary to pump up your desire. And that is the single best thing you can do to ensure your ultimate success.

LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): I swear my meditations are more dynamic when I hike along the trail through the marsh than if I’m pretzeled up in the lotus position back in my bedroom. Maybe I’ve been inuenced by Aristotle’s Peripatetic School. He felt his students learned best when they accompanied him on long strolls. Then there was philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who testiďŹ ed that his most brilliant thoughts came to him as he rambled far and wide. Even if this possibility seems whimsical to you, Leo, I invite you to give it a try. According to my reading of the current astrological omens, your moving body is likely to generate bright ideas and unexpected solutions and visions of future adventures.

VIRGO

(May 21 - June 20): I wonder if it’s time for you to modify an old standby. I’m getting the sense that you should consider tinkering with a familiar resource that has served you pretty well. Why? This resource may have some hidden weakness that you need to attend to in order to prevent a future disruption. Now might be one of those rare occasions when you should ignore the old rule,“If it ain’t broke, don’t ďŹ x it.â€? So be proactive, Gemini. Investigate what’s going on beneath the surface. Make this your motto: “I will solve the problem before it’s a problem — and then it will never be a problem.â€?

(Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): Throughout North America and Europe, there are hundreds of unused roads. Many are former exit and entrance ramps to major highways, abandoned for one reason or another. Some are stretches of pavement that used to be parts of main thoroughfares before they were rerouted. I suggest we make “unused roadsâ€? your metaphor of the week, Virgo. It may be time for you to bring some of them back into operation, and maybe even relink them to the pathways they were originally joined to. Are there any missing connections in your life that you would love to restore? Any partial bridges you feel motivated to ďŹ nish building?

CANCER

LIBRA

(June 21 - July 22): “Do you really have what it takes or do you not have what it takes?� That’s the wrong question to ask, in my opinion. You can’t possibly know the answer ahead of time, for one thing. To dwell on that quandary would put you on the defensive and activate

(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): Karma works both ways. If you do ignorant things, ignorant things may eventually be done to you. Engage in generous actions, and at some future date you may be the unexpected beneďŹ ciary of generosity. I’m expecting more of the latter than the former for

you in the coming days, Libra. I think fate will bring you sweet compensations for your enlightened behavior in the past. I’m reminded of the fairy tale in which a peasant girl goes out of her way to be kind to a seemingly feeble, disabled old woman. The crone turns out to be a good witch who rewards the girl with a bag of gold. But as I hinted, there could also be a bit of that other kind of karma lurking in your vicinity. Would you like to ward it o? All you have to do is unleash a urry of good deeds. Anytime you have a chance to help people in need, do it.

1906 for showing that the electron is a particle. Together, they helped tell the whole story about the electron, which as we now know is both a wave and a particle. I think it’s an excellent time for you to try something similar to what George did: Follow up on some theme from the life of one of your parents or mentors; be inspired by what he or she did, but also go beyond it; build on a gift he or she gave the world, extending or expanding it.

AQUARIUS

(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): As they lie in the sand, African crocodiles are in the habit of opening their jaws wide for hours at a time. It keeps them cool, and allows for birds called plovers to stop by and pluck morsels of food that are stuck between the crocs’ molars. The relationship is symbiotic. The teeth-cleaners eat for free as they provide a service for the large reptiles. As I analyze your astrological aspects, Scorpio, I’m inclined to see an opportunity coming your way that has a certain resemblance to the plovers’. Can you summon the necessary trust and courage to take full advantage?

(Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): You have been a pretty decent student lately, Aquarius. The learning curve was steep, but you mastered it as well as could be expected. You had to pay more attention to the intricate details than you liked, which was sometimes excruciating, but you summoned the patience to tough it out. Congrats! Your againstthe-grain eort was worth it. You are deďŹ nitely smarter now than you were four weeks ago. But you are more wired, too. More stressed. In the next chapter of your life story, you will need some downtime to integrate all you’ve absorbed. I suggest you schedule some sessions in a sanctuary where you can relax more deeply than you’ve allowed yourself to relax in a while.

SAGITTARIUS

PISCES

(Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Are you sure you have enough obstacles? I’m afraid you’re running low. And that wouldn’t be healthy, would it? Obstacles keep you honest, after all. They motivate you to get smarter. They compel you to grow your willpower and develop more courage. Please understand that I’m not taking about trivial and boring obstacles that make you numb. I’m referring to scintillating obstacles that ďŹ re up your imagination; rousing obstacles that excite your determination to be who you want and get what you want. So your assignment is to acquire at least one new interesting obstacle. It’s time to tap into a deeper strain of your ingenuity.

(Feb. 19 - Mar. 20): You have the power to shut what has been open or open what has been shut. That’s a lot of responsibility. Just because you have the power to unleash these momentous actions doesn’t mean you should rashly do so. Make sure your motivations are pure and your integrity is high. Try to keep fear and egotism from inuencing you. Be aware that whatever you do will send out ripples for months to come. And when you are conďŹ dent that you have taken the proper precautions, by all means proceed with vigor and rigor. Shut what has been open or open what has been shut — or both.

SCORPIO

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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, spontaneous 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.

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OPAL RESTAURANT & Bar 1325 PACIFIC CREPES 705 Anacapa St. State St. 966‑9676 $$.Open M‑S 882‑ 1123.OPEN Tues‑Fri 10a‑3p & 11:30a & 7 nights 5p. V MC AE Local’s 5:30p‑ 9p, Sat 9a‑9p, Sun 9a‑3p From Favorite, Eclectic California Cuisine the flags of Bretagne & France to the fuses creative influences from “Au revoir, a bientot”; experience an around the world with American authentic French creperie. Delicious Regional touches: Chile‑Crusted crepes, salads & soups for break‑ Filet Mignon to Pan‑ Seared Fresh fast, lunch & dinner. Tasty Crepe Fish & Seafood, Homemade Pastas, Suzette or crepe flambee desserts. Gourmet Pizzas, Fresh baked Breads, Specials incl. starter, entree & des‑ Deliciously Imaginative Salads & sert. Homemade with the best fresh Homemade Desserts. OPAL radiates products. Relax, enjoy the ambi‑ a friendly, warm atmosphere graced ence, the food & parler francais! Bon by our fun efficient Service, Full bar, Appetit! pacificcrepe.com Martinis, Wine Spectator award‑win‑ ning wine list, private room. Lunches PETIT VALENTIEN, 1114 STATE are affordable and equally delicious. ST. #14, 805‑966‑0222. Open M‑F 11:30‑ 3pm (lunch). M‑Sat 5pm‑Close PIERRE LAFOND Wine Bistro (dinner). Sun $24 four course prefix 516 State Street 962‑1455 $$ dinner. In La Arcada Plaza, Chef Open Every Day M‑F 11a‑9p Sat/ Robert Dixon presents classic French Sun 9a‑ 10p Brunch Sat/Sun 9a‑3p comfort food at affordable cost Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. A local in this cozy gem of a restaurant. favorite since 1993. California cui‑ Petit Valentien offers a wide array sine showcasing the best local prod‑ of meat and seafood entrees along ucts. Steamed Mussels, Flatbreads, with extensive small plates and a Grilled Duck Breast, Vegetarian wine list specializing in amazing dishes, Sherry Wine cake, Wines quality at arguably the best price from around the world. Happy Hour in town. A warm romantic atmo‑ Mon‑Sat 4:30‑6:30. Sidewalk patio. sphere makes the perfect date spot. www.pierrelafond.com Comfortable locale for dinner parties, or even just a relaxing glass of wine. Reservations are recommended.

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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 delicacies. 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 delicious cup of coffee ever and watch us roast the best coffee in town at our historic Old Town loca‑ tion ‑ 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.

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 whole‑ some French pastries. Breakfast & lunch menu is composed of egg dishes, sandwiches & salads rep‑ resenting 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 afford‑ able too! All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet $8.95 M‑S dinner combos $9.95+ Specials: Tandoori‑ Mixed or Fish, Chicken Tikka Masala, Shrimp Bhuna. Also: meat, curries & vegetar‑ ian.Wine & Beer. Take out. 20yrs of Excellence! INDIA CLUB/SPICE 5701 Calle Real. 805‑967‑7171. Moved from State Street, brand new location! Authentic Indian Cuisine. Zagat Rated since 2006. A family owned restaurant from London, lunch buffet $9.95 7 days a week, w/ special Dosa menu on Sat. & Sun. Beer & Wine. Open 7 days a week.

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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 spe‑ cialties. World Class Indian Chefs at your service! Traditional floor seating. Indian & Draft Beers, Local Wines. www.indiahouseusa.com

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NAAN STOP ‑ Popular, Casual Dinining, Indian Restaurant w/ Boba drinks, rice vegan bowls starting from $4.95 & combos starting from $6.95! 966 Embarcadero del Mar 685‑4715. Open 7 Days a Week

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 appetizers & Combination Boat Dinner. SB’s only TATAMI Rooms reservations suggested. Beer, Wine & Sake.Take Out. Birthday customers get FREE tempura ice cream & photo on our website! KyotoSB.com

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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 wel‑ come. Avail. for private parties. Pool & Darts.

Italian 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 home‑ style cuisine like Chicken Parmigiana or Fresh Fish specials in a comfort‑ able, romantic atmosphere. Vegan & Gluten‑ Free Pasta and Salad Options available. Wine & Beer. Full menu at: www.sbaldos.com

ICHIBAN JAPANESE Restaurant/ Sushi Bar, 1812 Cliff Dr., 805‑564‑7653. Mon‑Sat Lunch 11:30‑2:30. Dinner 7 days a week, 5‑10pm. Lunch Specials, Bendo boxes. Full sushi bar, tatami seats. Fresh Fish delivered all week.

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

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Steak 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

Thai 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 readers, making us a Living Legend! Lunch & dinner specials daily. Fresh seafood & tasty vegetarian dishes. Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide selected us as the Best Thai Restaurant for exceptional dining reflected by food quality, ser‑ vice & ambiance.

WINE GUIDE Wine of the Week Gainey Vineyard Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2012 From four generations of Gaineys comes this ruby red‑colored, raspberry‑scented sipper from the Sta. Rita Hills, where the family owns a vineyard in addition to their home ranch adjacent to the Santa Ynez Airport. Like many of the emerging 2012s, there is a bitter tension at the core of this wine, briefly flirting with red fruit before drawing you toward more tannic elements of anise and beet juice. Whether that’s due to an industry‑wide fascination with picking barely ripe fruit or an emblematic sign of the abundant vintage remains to be seen, but it’s interesting drinking no matter what. See GaineyVineyard.com or head up to 3950 East Highway 246 for a tasting.

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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 chick‑ en dishes,salads & sandwiches & award winning dessert . Espresso bar, beer, wine, smoothies, shakes & fresh juices sojournercafe.com

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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, over 23 years same loca‑ tion. We are Santa Barbara’s premier wine retailer, offering a wide variety of local and imported wines. Our diverse assortment 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. controlled wine lockers; 8 case lockers‑300 case rooms. Off‑street parking. 2 blocks from State St. (2nd driveway @ 126 E. Haley) Monthly tastings & private tastings available. We ship wine. Keep in touch: Facebook, Google+, Twitter

Wineries/Tasting Rooms SANTA BARBARA Winery, 202 Anacapa St. 963‑3633. Open Sun‑ Thurs 10a‑6p & Fri‑Sat 10a ‑ 7p, small charge for extensive tasting list. 2 blocks from both State St & the beach. This venerable winery is the county’s oldest‑ est.1962, and offers many internation‑ ally acclaimed wines from their Lafond Vineyard in the Santa Rita Hills. Try some of Winemaker Bruce McGuire’s small production bottling. www.sbwinery.com


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anta Barbara Public Market has opened to big crowds at the corner of Chapala and Victoria streets in downtown Santa Barbara. Offering handcrafted, regionally sourced, sustainably made foods, the S.B. Public Market is part of the Alma del Pueblo mixed-use development located in the heart of Santa Barbara’s downtown. With a focus on local farms and artisanal ingredients, the LEEDcertified market offers a collection of purveyors, each with a unique perspective. “The inspiration for this market was the public market in Madrid,” said Marge Cafarelli, the developer of the public market and neighboring Alma del Pueblo. Vendors include Belcampo Meat Co., Crazy Good Bread Co., Culture Counter, Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar, Enjoy Cupcakes, Foragers Pantry, Flagstone PanCHEESE, PLEASE: There are 15 vendors at the Santa Barbara Public try, Green Star Coffee, il Fustino Oils and Market, including Counter Culture, whose co-owner Frederic Vinegars, JuiceWell, Rori’s Artisanal Cream- Blaudeau is seen here helping customers this past Monday. ery, The Pasta Shoppe, and Santa Monica COOKBOOK LAUNCH PARTY: The nonprofit Seafood. Santa Barbara Culinary Arts (SBCA) has announced a The market includes The Kitchen, which is a comfundraising cookbook launch party on Saturday, May 3, missary kitchen that will feature specialty cooking from 1-3 p.m. at the Gourmet Dining Room, School of classes and winemaker dinners. The Santa Barbara Culinary Arts and Hotel Management at Santa Barbara Public Market doors open at 7 a.m. daily, though hours City College. Taste the Happy Canyon wines of Westerly may differ for each shop. For more information, visit Winery and of Santa Ynez’s Refugio Ranch. Sample sbpublicmarket.com. Read more on page 41. appetizers prepared by the faculty and students of the BEACH BOWL OPENS IN CARP: Beach Bowl, School of Culinary Arts, plus selected chefs featured in the much-anticipated eatery at  Linden Avenue in the SBCA cookbook. Recipes featured in the cookbook Carpinteria, opened on April 15, according to Dylan that can be sampled at the launch party include Lobster Chappell, the area architect behind the business’s design Terrine, Salmon en Croûte, Pan-Seared Duck Breast, and floor plan. Beach Bowl serves a variety of açaíMini French Toast, and many others. berry and pittaya bowls, smoothies, and cold-pressed The first edition of the cookbook will be on sale at juices made on-site from locally grown ingredients. The the event for $25, and many of the chefs featured in the frozen yogurt is 100 percent certified organic and glubook will be on hand to sign them, including Michael ten free, and nondairy options are available. The Santa Blackwell (Montecito Country Club), James Sly (Sly’s), Barbara Roasting Company is the coffee purveyor. Greg Murphy (bouchon), Alessandro Cartumini (Bella This is the first retail venture for co-owners Alex Vista at The Biltmore), Pete Clements (Natural Café), Hamadi and Kamel Mehai, who is a nutritionist for Denisse Salinas (Le Petit Chef), Leonard Schwarz the film industry. Nine employees, all Carpinteria (Lucky’s), Johan Denizot (Miró at the Bacara), Nimita residents, have been hired to serve customers. ConDhirajlal (Nimita’s Cuisine), Mossin Sugich (Santa tractors George Manuras and Gregg Carty built out Barbara Yacht Club), Elisabetta Gerli (Sorriso Italiano), Beach Bowl, and the Maple Avenue–based Brothers of Julia San Bartolome (Sweet Arleen’s), the faculty chefs of Industry manufactured the reclaimed and repurposed the School of Culinary Arts: Randy Bublitz (head of the light fixtures. Chappell showcases reclaimed barn wood School of Culinary Arts), Stephane Rapp, Sandra Allain, throughout the interior and exterior.“We wanted a local, and Roberto Lopez Carrillo, plus others to be added. beachy vibe,” said Hamadi, describing the refurbished The launch party admission price of $25 includes concrete with blue epoxy floor “like walking on water.” food samples, wine tasting, and access to chefs for quesOutdoor seating on Linden Avenue includes five tions and cookbook signing. To purchase tickets, visit tables and 10 chairs. Indoor seating is for 28. The “shop tinyurl.com/lnec. within a shop” features locally made items such as NEW PATIO: The sun is shining, and the days are Beach Bowl’s own chocolate brand handcrafted by longer, which means this is patio season. Just in time for Chocolats du CaliBressan. Everything is served in guests to enjoy the great outdoors, Arlington Tavern at bowls (no plates), and the bowls are made of bamboo.  West Victoria Street has opened their new front patio Beach Bowls opens at 5:30 a.m. Closing time is for dining. You can dine, enjoy drinks during happy 10 p.m. on weeknights and midnight on weekends. For hour, or people-watch along Victoria Street. I walked by more information, call 684-6844 or recently, and the patio was packed. It appears to be an visit thebeachbowl.com. instant hit.

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FICTITIOuS BuSInESS naME STaTEMEnT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Lark Enterprises of Santa Barbara at 180 Kingston Ave Unit B Goleta, CA 93117; Leslie Anne Russell (same address); This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Leslie Russell This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 31, 2014. 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: 2014‑0000954. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 2014. FICTITIOuS BuSInESS naME STaTEMEnT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Loan Closet, Serenity House at 509 E. Montecito Street, #200 Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 02, 2014. 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: 2014‑ 0000971. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOuS BuSInESS naME STaTEMEnT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Families Live Safe, Family Live Safe, Family Protection Zone, Family Safety Journal at 3905 State St. Suite 7228 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Scalable Commerce, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 03, 2014. 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: 2014‑0000991. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOuS BuSInESS naME STaTEMEnT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: acorn Harvest Co. at 1718 De La Vina Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Gabriel Nicholas Rivera (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Gabriel nichola Rivera This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 8, 2014. 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001024. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOuS BuSInESS naME STaTEMEnT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Goodland Garden Supply, Goodland Garden at 298 Orange Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Kenneth Todd Falstrom (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Kenneth Todd Falstrom This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 8, 2014. 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑ 0001022. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOuS BuSInESS naME STaTEMEnT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MG Communications at 583 Refugio Road Santa Ynez, CA 93460; Roger G. Billings 1428 Laguna Street, Unit A Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Roger G. Billings This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 9, 2014. 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: 2014‑0001054. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOuS BuSInESS naME STaTEMEnT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Path Igniter at 1843 El Camino De La Luz Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Jeff Appareti 208 West Arrellaga Street #2 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Stan Krome 1843 El Camino De La Luz Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Stan Krome This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 9, 2014. 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001042. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Rick’s Auto Repair at 36 West Gutierrez Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Richard D. Clarke 1906 Castillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Rick Clarke This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 7, 2014. 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑ 0001012. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014.

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DE LA GUERRA DINING COMMONS Performs culinary duties such as preparing soups, casseroles, grilling, roasting or barbequing food. Ensures that high standards of food quality service, sanitation and service are

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: The Colton Law Firm at 825 Jennings Ave Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Michael A. Colton (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Michael A. Colton This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 10, 2014. 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: 2014‑0001069. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Pacific Coast Bartenders School at 320 S. Kellogg Ste. E2 Goleta 93117. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Jan 20, 2011. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2011‑ 0000217. The person(s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Colleen Rickman 5611 Berkeley Rd. Goleta, CA 93117; John Rickman (same address). This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 08, 2014 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 Adela Bustos. Published. Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Hamlet Inn at 1532 Mission Drive Solvang, CA 93463; Point Pacifica Associates, LLC 2612 Taft Court Fullerton,

being met. Reqs: High school diploma or equivalent, plus two years of progressively responsible cooking experience in a high volume cooking environment., or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to work as part of a team. Knowledge and experience with basic and advanced cooking techniques. Supervisory skills and leadership to coordinate, train, oversee and review the work of others in English. Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Ability to read and write English for preparing food from recipe guidelines and producing reports. Knowledge of safety and sanitation regulations to ensure proper food handling. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Three shifts available. Days and hours will vary vary during summer. Work location and days off may vary. Able to lift up to 50 pounds and work standing up to 8 hours during shift. $14.46 ‑ $15.97/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For primary consideration apply by 4/23/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140144

Medical/Healthcare

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS‑ Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital has Certified Nursing Assistant positions available in their Subacute Unit. We are looking for energetic professionals who have taken care of a group of

CA 92835 (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Wendy Simorangkir This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 9, 2014. 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: 2014‑ 0001052. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Yellow Belly Tap Sucker Bar And Restaurant at 2611 De La Vina Santa Barbara (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Wendy Simorangkir This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 9, 2014. 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: 2014‑0001049. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Pilates By Juliana at 100 Olive Mill Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Juliana Fabio (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Juliana Fabio This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 14, 2014. 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001108. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014.

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patients, and are interested in working accuracy. Professionalism, initiative, day and night shifts. This is a fast paced flexibility and analytical skills are environment with outstanding working necessary. Proficiency in administrative conditions and the opportunity to learn office computer software programs and grow! California C.N.A. certification and databases. Note: Fingerprinting and BLS required. Acute care experience required. $18.91 ‑ $22.99/hr. The preferred. This is a day shift position University of California is an Equal that’s temporary through June 2015, so Opportunity/Affirmative Action it comes with medical/dental benefits. Employer. All qualified applicants will Cottage Health System offers an receive consideration for employment excellent compensation package that without regard to race, color, religion, includes above market salaries; premium sex, national origin, disability, or medical benefits, pension plans, and tax protected veteran status. For primary savings accounts. consideration apply by 4/21/14, Please apply online at www.­ thereafter open until filled. Apply online cottagehealthsystem.org. at https://Jobs.ucsb.edu Job EOE #20140143

Professional

ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST CALIFORNIA NANOSYSTEMS INSTITUTE

Performs a wide range of analytical and project based duties for the Assistant Director and Facility Directors. Provides analytical and financial support to the Assistant Director, coordinates and oversees the administration of a variety of significant departmental projects, provides operation support to centers, serves as a department resource and initial point of contact for the Institute, administers staff payroll and personnel, coordinates all CNSI events and provides support to Institute visitors. Reqs: Demonstrated strong communication skills and ability to convey complex information obtained from multiple sources both verbally and in writing. Ability to multi‑task and meet strict deadlines while maintaining a high level of

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Francisco’s Mobile Detailing at 1020 North Nopal Apt 1 Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Francisco Villegas (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Francisco Villegas This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 24, 2014. 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: 2014‑0000876. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Iconic Seafood Santa Barbara at 5190 Carpinteria Avenue Carpinteria, CA 93013; Andrew Douglas Perry (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Andrew Douglas Perry This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 15, 2014. 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: 2014-0001124. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014.

Name Change IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF OGDEN SUSAN RUSSELL ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 1440338 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: OGDEN SUSAN RUSSELL TO: OGDEN SUSAN MERENBACH

EDUCATION AND OUTREACH COORDI­NATOR

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE Develops, implements and coordinates the Alcohol and Drug program’s prevention education and outreach efforts to promote healthy and safe behavior regarding alcohol and drug issues. Creates, maintains, and markets all outreach campaigns to students, campus community, and community stakeholders. Builds and sustains dynamic collaborative working relationships with wide range of campus and community partners to prevent and reduce alcohol and drug abuse. Reqs: Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of experience in health promotion and/or prevention in higher education (preferably related to alcohol, drugs and other addictive behaviors) or equivalent combination of experience. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Mandated

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 May 21, 2014 9:30am, Dept 6, 1100 Anacapa Street, PO Box 21107, Santa Barbara, CA 93121‑1107; Anacapa Division. 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 Mar 14, 2014. by B. Delabra; Deputy Clerk for James E. Herman, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Mar 27, Apr 3, 10, 17, 2014. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF ARLENE RAMIREZ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 1439817 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: Mary Nicole Ramirez TO: Marynicole Ramirez 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 Apr 9, 2014 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, 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 Feb 4, 2014 by James E. Herman, Judge of the Superior Court. Published Mar 27, Apr 3, 10, 17, 2014.

reporting requirements of child abuse. Student Health requires that all staff must successfully complete and pass the background check process before employment and date of hire. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. This is a 100% time position. Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends at out of town and on campus meetings and conferences. Student Health is closed between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. $20.80/ hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For primary consideration apply by 4/29/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20140128

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employment EXECUTIVE ASSIS­TANT TO THE DEANS

GRADUATE DIVISION Interacts with approximately 50 departments and programs, various administrative offices, and campus and UC system‑wide committees. Uses knowledge of Graduate Division policies, procedures & goals, to develop and implement special projects. Researches background material, analyzes content, and makes recommendations for action by Deans on selected issues. Independently manages operations for the Deans, overseeing the daily activity and overall business and support functions for the Deans and participates as a member of the executive management team. Handles correspondence, travel, entertainment, calendars and reception for all Graduate Division Deans. Reqs: Familiarity and experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases (Microsoft Word, Excel and Access). Demonstrated strong communication skills and ability to share complex information from multiple sources both orally and in writing. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Must work occasional overtime. $18.91 ‑ $21.92­/ hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

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without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For primary consideration apply 4/28/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https:­// Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20140151

PAYROLL ANALYST

BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SERVICES Supports the senior Payroll staff and provides analytical support for payroll functions, projects and calculations. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or a related field preferred. 4+ years of experience working in payroll. Knowledge of payroll policies and procedures. payroll tax regulations and reporting requirements. Experience with payroll of 4,000+ employees. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Great attention to detail and strong analytical skills. Must be proficient in MS Excel and Office 2010. Desired: 2+ years of experience with PeopleSoft HCM; 2+ years experience with Kronos; FPC or CPP certification preferred. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Two positions available. $20.80 ‑ $25.00/ hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For primary consideration apply by 4/28/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20140147

Skilled

SENIOR AUDITOR

AUDIT AND ADVISORY SERVICES Responsible for planning and conducting a wide variety of audits, advisory services, and investigation projects, including projects of moderate to high complexity including IT audits. Performs and documents audits and advisory services in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Practice Advisories established by the Institute of Internal Auditors, the University of California Internal Audit Manual, and UCSB Audit and Advisory Services procedures. Supervises staff auditors on assigned projects, and works closely with other Audit and Advisory Services staff in a collaborative team approach to complete projects and help ensure that the Audit and Advisory Services organization meets it goals and objectives. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, computer science, or a related field. Three to five plus years of relevant experience. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Salary up to $80,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Open until filled. Apply online at https:// Jobs.ucsb.­edu Job #20140038

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View our adoptable dogs at www.k‑ 9pals.org ‑ visit SB Co. Animal Shelter, 5473 Overpass: M‑F 9‑4:30 S 10‑3:30.

Treasure Hunt ($100 or LESS)

Meet Scout

Scout is a fun guy that is looking for a fun home. He is neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped.

Meet Terry

Terry is a little guy with a lot of spunk! He is about a year old, he is neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped.

Cold Noses Warm Hearts (805) 964-2446 • (805) 895-1728 • www.coldnoses.org 5758 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117

These dogs would be ever so thankful if you could give them their forever home

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RESIDENTIAL OPERATIONS Maintains grounds and landscape around eight residence halls, four dining commons and seven residential apartment complexes. Reqs: Work history demonstrating a minimum of three years of experience in grounds maintenance. Able to follow oral/ written instructions. Experience with the use of tractors, small lawn mowers, edgers, power sweepers, hedge clippers, roto‑tillers and chainsaws. Demonstrated

HOUSING & RESIDENTIAL SERVICES Performs duties in accordance with established standards and instruction, for University owned Residence Halls, Apartments and Dining Facilities. Reqs: Must be able to communicate effectively. Working knowledge and experience in utilizing the following equipment: vacuums, conventional and high‑speed buffers, extractors and related custodial equipment desirable. Will train on all equipment and chemicals used. Notes:

 TO OUR COMMUNITIES.

Because we care for our neighbors.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Clinical

Nursing

• Perfusionist

• Cardiac Cath Lab • Educator, Med/Surg

• Telemetry Tech

• Med/Surg – Float Pool

• Unit Care Tech – MICU

• NICU

• Unit Coordinator – ER

• PICU • Pulmonary, Renal • Psych Services • SICU

Meet Danny

Danny is a sweet guy that loves girls but is scared of men. He needs a woman that wants a love of a lifetime! He is neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped.

Cold Noses Warm Hearts (805) 964-2446 • (805) 895-1728 • www.coldnoses.org 5758 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117

These dogs would be ever so thankful if you could give them their forever home

• • • •

• PCT I – Surgical Trauma • PCT I – Telemetry

• Oncology

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

• LVN – Cottage Residential

• Cottage Residential

• Clinical Resource Nurse – ED • CNA – Temporary • RNs – Emergency, Med/Surg, ICU

Non-Clinical • Clinical Informatics Analysts • Environmental Serv Rep • Lead Cook

• Workers’ Compensation Case Manager

• Remote Coder (HIM Coder III)

Management

• Security Officers

• Clinical Manager, Nutrition

• Systems Support Analyst – eHealth

• Manager, Inventory Control

• Systems Support Coordinator – Temporary

• Manager, Radiology • Supervisor, Patient Business Services/Admitting

Allied Health • Medical Social Worker – Per Diem

RN – ICU RN – Med/Surg – Per Diem RN – Surgery – Per Diem RN – Wound Care

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

• Surgery

• Support Counselor – Per Diem

Meet Mambo

SR. CUSTODIAN WEEKEND WORKER

Fingerprinting required. Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑ Notice. Must be able to work Friday, Monday, Tuesday 7:30 am ‑ 4:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 6:00 am ‑ 2:30 pm. May work other schedules to meet the operational needs of the department to cover 7‑day service. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. $16.30 ‑ $18.35/hr. $16.30 ‑ $18.35/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Apply by 4/28/14 Apply online at https://Jobs.­ ucsb.edu Job #20140148

COMMITMENT

• Speech Language Pathologist II – Per Diem

Mambo is a tiny guy that needs someone to love. He loves to cuddle and be carried. He is neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped.

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ability to work effectively with others in a team environment. Possess effective communication skills. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑Notice Program. Work schedule: M‑F, 7am ‑ 3:30pm. May occasionally be required to a work modified schedule to meet the operational needs of the department. $14.44 ‑ $16.93/ hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Apply by 4/27/14 Apply online at https://Jobs.­ ucsb.edu Job #20140145

• Pharmacy Tech – Per Diem

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A career at Cottage Health System is an experience in caring for and about the people who call our coastal area of California home. Our not-for-profit health system identifies closely with the communities we serve and has a long tradition of providing area residents with highly personalized, clinically excellent care. Patients aren’t just patients here – they’re neighbors. Be there for them through one of the openings below.

MARKETPLACE Garage & Estate Sales

phone 965-5208

Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories

• Room Service Servers

• • • •

• Workforce Development Consultant

Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital

Certified Phlebotomy Techs Histotechnician Lab Assistant Sr. Systems Support Analyst

• Please apply to: www.pdllabs.com • RENTAL & RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR SELECT FULL-TIME POSITIONS

• Physical Therapist – Per Diem • Psychologist • Occupational Therapist – Full-Time & Per Diem

• 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.

Please reference “SBI” when applying. EOE

Excellence, Integrity, Compassion

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5248 Calle Morelia Easter Special This immaculate new listing is over 1,800 square feet and features 4BD/2BA plus a living room with crown molding and gas fireplace, formal dining room, updated kitchen and baths and an attached two car garage. The back yard is an entertainers delight with stone patios, lush landscaping, gas BBQ and a spa.

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212 W Anapamu Street 2BD/1.5BA, Sat 1‑4, $1,198,000, Gloria Carmichael 896‑6567. Coldwell Banker

Vacation Property & Timeshares For Sale

Goleta

22 W. Calle Crespis 2BD/2.5BA, Sat 2‑ 4, $835,000, Arielle Assur 906‑0194. Coldwell Banker

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433 Kings Way 4BD/2BA, Sat & Sun 1‑ 4, $885,000, Moseley’s 570‑0363. Coldwell Banker 5248 Calle Morelia 4BD/2BA, Sat/Sun, $850,000, Cathy Moseley 570‑ 6006. Coldwell Banker

Mesa 214 Cordova 4BD/2BA, Sat & Sun 1‑ 4, Mark Schneidman 452‑2428 $999,000. Coldwell Banker

Montecito 2080 East Valley Road 5BD/4.5BA, Sun 2‑5, $2,400,000, Barbara Reaume, 610‑5403. Coldwell Banker 2480 Bella Vista Drive, Land, Sat 1‑3, $6,250,000. Roy A. Prinz 680‑2187. Coldwell Banker 811 Alston Road 3BD/2BA, Sat 1‑3, $1,595,000, Sara Guthrie 570‑1211. Coldwell Banker

Santa Barbara 1224 Mission Canyon 3.5BD/5BA, Sun 11‑4, $1,800,000. Ruth Martinez‑ Infante 570‑4646. Coldwell Banker 1735 Mountain Avenue 2BD/1BA, Sat 2‑4, $668,000, C. Scott McCosker 687‑2436. Coldwell Banker 2030 State Street #14 1BD/1BA, Sat & Sun 1‑4, $539,000. Debbie Kort. Coldwell Banker

24 W. Calle Crespis 1BD/1.5BA, Sat 2‑ 4, $715,000, Arielle Assur 906‑0194. Coldwell Banker 28 W. Calle Crespis 2BD/2.5BA, Sat 2‑ 4, $935,000. Arielle Assur 906‑0194. Coldwell Banker 3219 Calle Rosales 2BD/2BA, Sat 1‑3, $1,075,000 Barbara Reaume, 610‑ 5403. Coldwell Banker 671 “D” Del Parque 2BD/2BA, Sat 12‑ 3, Ruth Anne Bowie 698‑1971; Sun 1‑ 4, Gloria Carmichael 896‑6567, $1,029,000. Coldwell Banker 745 Casiano 2BD/2.5BA, Sat 2‑4, $1,250,000, Marguerite Taylor 705‑ 0957. Coldwell Banker

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El Escorial Condo

$2350 1bd/ba. Furni. Pool&excer rm. Ref req. 805‑962‑6383/360‑319‑5555 Spring MOVE‑IN $1050 1BD Corner of Hope & San Remo‑N State St‑ Barbara Apts Quiet NP 687‑0610

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Spring Move‑In Specials‑Studios $1050+ & 1BDs $1150+ in beautiful garden setting! Pool, lndry & off‑street parking at Michelle Apartments. 340 Rutherford St. NP. Call Erin 967‑6614 Spring MOVE‑IN Specials. 2BDs $1470+ & 3BD flat or townhouses $2190. Near UCSB, shops, park, beach, theater, golf. Sesame Tree Apts 6930 Whittier Dr. Hector or Ricky 968‑2549

Ranch/Acreage For Sale 39 Acre Self Sufficiency Ranch $193 Month. Secluded‑quiet 6,100’ northern AZ ranch. Evergreen trees/ meadowland blend. Sweeping ridge top mountain/valley views. Borders 640 acres of Federal woodlands. Free well access, loam garden soil, mild climate/camping and RV ok. $19,900, $1,990 dn, guaranteed financing. Pics,

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Spring MOVE‑IN SPECIALS:1BD near SBCC & beach @Carla Apts NP. 530 W Cota $1050 Rosa 965‑3200

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754 Calle De Los Amigos 2BD/2BA, Sun 2‑4, $669,000, Karen Spechler 689‑2717. Coldwell Banker

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1075 CHELTENHAM ROAD

2567 BANNER AVENUE

SANTA BARBARA This 4,318 sq.

NEW LISTING

foot, 5BD/4TH home in the desirable Crown Collection has custom upgrades, an in-law suite, walk in closets, high ceilings, crown molding, 2 fireplaces, gourmet kitchen and more!

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1119 ALSTON ROAD

2280 BELLA VISTA DRIVE

PRICE FOR FINISHED HOME MONTECITO Luxurious 5BD/6BA home ready to be built. Views of the ocean & islands. (PRICE WHEN COMPLETE)

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15 W. PADRE STREET

211 BOESEKE PARKWAY

SANTA BARBARA Outstanding 2 story duplex in the heart of downtown SB w/ 3 car garage. Peabody School.

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1532 CASTILLO STREET

367 CHELSEA LANE

2674 DORKING PLACE

401 ORILLA DEL MAR

119 S. VOLUNTARIO STREET

NEW LISTING SUMMERLAND 4BD/3BA home w/ guest unit. Open interior, custom features, steps from beach & village.

3 UNITS! SANTA BARBARA Multi-family house w/3 units! 4BD/2BA main house & newer duplex with 1bd/1ba units.

NEW LISTING CAMBRIA Duplex on cul-de-sac in Leimert Estates neighborhood. Ocean views & 2 car garage. Both units 2BD/2BA.

SANTA BARBARA 4BD/2BA home w/ pool. Modern feel w/ Jacuzzi style tub, natural light, open floor plan & more!

NEW PRICE

NEW LISTING

SANTA BARBARA Newly renovat-

SANTA BARBARA Excellent invest-

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$1,395,000 GTprop.com/1532Castillo

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501 BRINKERHOFF AVENUE

1008 W. MICHELTORENA ST.

941 VIA NIETO

3037 CHANNEL DRIVE

231 COTTAGE GROVE AVE.

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING SANTA BARBARA Charming

SANTA BARBARA 2BD/2BA end

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2727 MIRADERO RD. #206

7630 HOLLISTER AVE. #120

SANTA BARBARA C2 zoned mixed use property on a corner lot. Excellent investment for an owner & business.

SANTA BARBARA 2BD/2BA home in San Roque area. Updated bathrooms, parking, close to conveniences.

$477,000 GTprop.com/2727Miradero206

BRE# 01477382

GOLETA 1BD/1BA, single level home in complex w/ pool, sauna, gym & more. Near shopping, etc.

Be a “Smart Seller” - get better service and save thousands.

NEW PRICE

VENTURA This is a “must-see” home on an oversized corner lot, halfway between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.

SANTA BARBARA 3BD/2BA Com-

$599,000 GTprop.com

$549,000 GTprop.com/231CottageGrove

1.5%

mercial/Residential. Front yard, side patio, detached garage. Priced to sell.

Goodwin & Thyne Properties only charges 1.5% for full, unparalleled service, second to none. Our Sellers work with full-time brokers, Realtors® and attorneys while saving you thousands of dollars.

$359,000 GTprop.com/7630Hollister120

www.GTprop.com 2000 State Street, Santa Barbara 805.899.1100


Santa Barbara Independent, 04/17/14