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LIVING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Living Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

PAUL WELLMAN

When he’s not toiling at his day job with the school district, Santa Barbara native Brian Tanguay writes a blog, “Shouts from the Balcony,” which he describes as “the harmless ravings of an unarmed American.” A voracious reader, Tanguay also reviews books for The Indy, tackling myriad subjects — from theoretical physics to the civil war in the Congo to literati Henry Miller to humorist Gary Shteyngart. Of reviewing books, Tanguay said, “The hardest thing is condensing hundreds of pages into 500 words or fewer.” Fortunately for us, he does that with aplomb.

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Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Movie Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

ODDS & ENDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Obituaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Rob Brezsny’s Free Will Astrology . . . . . 58

Dining Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Restaurant Guy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61

CLASSIFIEDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

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Roger Durling queries Horny Toad’s Gordon Seabury . . . . . . . . independent.com/sbq

MEET YOUR FARMER

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Elizabeth Schwyzer reviews Abraham.In.Motion at Campbell Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . independent.com/reviews

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Janet Wolf

Janet Wolf is a hardworking Supervisor who gets things done:

Re-Elect

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• Member, Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, 7 years • Goleta School Board Member, 11 years • Small Business Owner, 20 years • Former Teacher

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Election Day June 3

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Improved fiscal accountability and transparency. Strengthened services for children, families and veterans. Improved public safety and disaster preparedness. Protected our neighborhoods and the environment. Improved our roads and parks, protected open spaces, and saved Goleta Beach Park.

Janet Wolf is endorsed by: Santa Barbara County Auditor-Controller Robert Geis Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal Goleta Mayor Michael Bennett Goleta Councilmember Ed Easton Goleta Councilmember Paula Perotte Former Goleta Mayor & Councilmember Margaret Connell Former Goleta Mayor & Councilmember Cynthia Brock Goleta Planning Commissioner Terry Dressler Goleta Planning Commissioner Meg West Goleta School Board Member Yvonne DeGraw Goleta School Board Member Susan Epstein Goleta School Board Member Richard Mayer Goleta School Board Member Luz Reyes-Martin Goleta Water Board Member Lauren Hansen Goleta Water Board Member Rick Merrifield Goleta Water Board Member Bill Rosen Sierra Club For a complete list of endorsements or for more information:

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Partners Include: Casa Del Herrero • Ganna Walska Lotusland • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden • City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation • City of Santa Barbara Water Conservation Program • Simpson House Inn • Rancho La Patera & Stow House • CASA Magazine • MTD Santa Barbara • parentclick.com • Santa Barbara News Press Garden Club of Santa Barbara • UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Barbara County • Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens • Santa Barbara Cactus & Succulent Society • PIP Printing • Noozhawk • EdHat •Old Mission Santa Barbara • Santa Barbara Chamber and Visitors Center

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The City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission will be accepting 2014-15 grant proposals from nonprofit organizations to support arts and cultural programming in the City.

FUNDING IS AVAILABLE IN 3 CATEGORIES: Community Events and Festivals Grants

Support events that help attract cultural tourists and participants to Santa Barbara during the non-peak travel season from September to May 15.

Community Arts Grants

Help support short term projects and link artists to communities and increase engagement.

DEADLINE: All grants must be submitted electronically by Monday, June 9 by 11:59pm. Late submittals will not be considered. Attendance at a Technical Support workshop is strongly recommended and is required for first-time applicants. Grant Applications available online Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at http://www.sbartscommission.org/grants/index.html Technical support workshops are scheduled for:

Fri., May 2, 5:30-6:30pm at the Arts & Culture Center, 2nd floor at 1330 State St. Tues., May 6th 4:00-5:00 at the David Gebhard Pulbic Meeting Room, 630 Garden St. Wed., May 14 Noon-1pm; Arts & Culture Center at 1330 State St.

For additional grant application information contact the Arts Commission at 805 568-3990 or Lyn Semenza online at lyn@sbartscommission.org.

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Assist established arts organizations in presenting professional quality programs that expand and engage audiences and participation.

UCSB’S KOEGEL AUTISM CENTER is offering early social intervention services to qualifying research participants (Children with ASD ages 18 months – 6 years)  

VISIT education.ucsb.edu/autism EMAIL autism@education.ucsb.edu OR CALL 805.893.2049 FOR MORE INFORMATION  

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Bike Challenge • Classes Fashion • Music • Rides Bike to Work Week • Kid’s Activities • Movies 5/1 - 5/31 • Bike Challenge • 5-member teams compete for fame, fitness & to raise money for local charities • www. TrafficSolutions.info (r)

5/10 • Mountain Bike Clinics • Hosted by SBMTV with beginner, intermediate & women specific clinics • Rocky Nook Park, SB • 8:45-11AM (r)(s)

5/15 • Velo Wings Awards • Honoring three local women cyclists • Amgen Tour of California finish line, Cabrillo Blvd., SB • 4PM

5/1 • Velo Vogue Bicycle Fashion Show • 1st Thursday event - Live show, music & beer garden • Paseo Nuevo Mall at De la Guerra St., SB • 5-7:30PM

5/10 • Bike Handling Skills & Group Ride • Learn to become safe & confident on your bike by SB Bike • Bici Centro, 506 E. Haley St. • 9AM-12PM (r)

5/17 • Beach to Bluffs • Carpinteria bike ride & brunch. Scenic road ride & family friendly options • Rincon Cycles, 5100 Carpinteria Ave. • 9AM-12PM (r)($)

5/1 • Bike Moves • “Bike Prom” themed ride down State St. • Meets at De la Guerra Plaza, SB • 7:30PM

5/11 • Mother’s Day Family Ride & Tea Party • All-ages leisurely ride & refreshments • Sponsored by REI • Tierra de Fortuna Park to Coal Oil Point, Isla Vista • 10-11:30AM (r)

5/18 • Solvang Bike & Wine Ride • Social ride, wineries & BBQ. Hosted by SB Ski Club • Hans Christian Andersen Park, 633 Chalk Hill Rd., Solvang • 9AM-3PM (r)($)

5/1 • Bike Moves After Party • The revelry continues with this SB Bike fundraiser • Bici Centro, 506 E. Haley St., SB • 9PM-12AM ($) 5/3-5/4 • Tour de Tent • 2-day, 90 mile bike tour connecting our community along The Coastal Route, leisurely paced • Guadalupe, Santa Rita Hills, Refugio & Santa Barbara • 9AM12PM (r)(s)($) 5/6 • Get Your Bike Ready to Ride • Learn basic fixes & tips by SB Bike • Bici Centro, 506 E. Haley St., SB • 7-9PM (r) 5/7 • Bike to School Day • Prize & treats, including 4 free bikes! Led by COAST Safe Routes to School, w/support from Yardi • participating South Coast schools 5/7 • Women on Wheels (WOW) Ride • No-drop intro to group riding, hosted by B4T9 • Whole Foods, 3761 State St., SB • 5:30-7PM (r) 5/7 • Hands-On Bike Maintenance • Drive train class by REI • 321 Anacapa St. • 6:30-8:30PM (r)($)(s) 5/8 • Tweed Ride & Bike-in-Movie • “Tweed” themed ride followed by a vintage bike display, food, drinks & The Triplets of Belleville. Hosted by the SB Historical Museum • 136 E. De La Guerra St., SB • 6-10PM 5/8 • Become a Confident Rider • Bike skills & rules of the road class, hosted by SB Bike • Bici Centro, 506 E. Haley St., SB • 7-8:30PM (r) 5/9 • Fat Tire Fest • Rides, demos, food, drinks & raffle by SBMTV • Elings Park, SB • time TBA 5/9 - 5/11 • 805 Criterium Weekend • Pro races, free kids races & SCNCA Elite Criterium Championships. • Friday - 805 Hancock Twilight Crit. • Saturday - 3rd Annual 805 Buellton Avenue of Flags Crit. • Sunday - 2nd Annual 805 Lompoc Valley of Flowers Crit.

A program of:

5/11 • MTB Trail Maintenance Day • Hosted by SBMTV to maintain & enhance local trails • Trail TBA • 9AM-2PM

5/22 • Educators Happy Hour • Appetizers, drinks & inspiration for prospective bike & pedestrian advocates in schools. Hosted by COAST • Bici Centro, 506 E. Haley St., SB • 5:30-7PM

5/12 - 5/16 • Bike to Work Week • The following public celebrations will be hosted throughout the week, offering food, prizes and merriment for bike commuters:

5/29 • Adams Elementary Family Bike Night • Bike skills, education & fun for students & families • 2701 Las Positas Rd. • 5:30-8PM

5/13 • Deckers Bike to Work Breakfast • 6601 Hollister Ave., Goleta • 7:30-9AM 5/13 • Sonos Bike to Work Breakfast • 223 E. De La Guerra St., SB • 7:30-9AM 5/14 • City of Goleta Bike to Work Breakfast • Goleta City Hall, 130 Cremona Dr. • 7-9AM 5/14 • City of Santa Barbara After-Work Bike-Stop • Bikestation, 1219 Anacapa St. • 4-6:30PM 5/15 • UCSB Bike Breakfast Celebration • Hosted by UCSB TAP • Campus bluffs above Goleta Beach • 7-9AM 5/16 • Yardi Bike to Work Breakfast • 430 S. Fairview Ave., Goleta • 7:30-9AM 5/16 • Lynda.com Bike to Work Breakfast • 6410 Via Real, Carpinteria • 7:30-9AM

5/31 • Connecting Our Community Elected Officials Tandem Bike Ride • Ride with elected officials in 3-4 mi. stages from Goleta to the Ventura County line • 10AM-4PM • Press conference, Chromatic Gate on Cabrillo Blvd. • 1:30-2PM 6/5 • Bike Challenge BBQ & Awards Ceremony • Celebration and recognition of winning teams & businesses by Traffic Solutions • Goleta City Hall, 130 Cremona Dr. • 11:30AM-1:30PM (r) = Registration required ($) = Participation fee (s) = Space is limited

5/16 • Bicycle Bob’s After-Work Pit-Stop • 320 S. Kellogg Ave, Goleta • 4-6PM 5/14 • Amgen Tour of CA Pre-Party • Celebrate the eve of Stage 5 in SB. Refreshments, auction & race footage • Bici Centro, 506 E. Haley St., SB • 7-10PM ($) 5/15 • Amgen Tour of California • Stage 5 finish Thursday afternoon • Cabrillo Blvd., SB

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Is the Council Too White? City Considers New District Election System

POINTED WORDS: Attorney A. Barry Cappello told the council he plans on challenging the city’s at-large election system in court, saying a system based on districts would make room for more minority candidates.

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ith a discussion of district elections came two disparate messages: Don’t rush a decision, but get ready to get sued. Such was the scene at the Santa Barbara City Council meeting on Tuesday, when the councilmembers heard from a handful of public speakers and talked among themselves about examining the idea of asking voters in November to potentially change the city’s current at-large election system, meaning officials represent the entire city, to one based on districts, meaning they would only represent a designated area. But at the same time, the council was urged to take the process slowly — councilmembers voted 7-0 to hold a public workshop in May to hear what type of change residents might want — they were warned by lawyer Barry Cappello that the pro-districts lawsuit he has been planning for months should still be expected. In their request to have the hearing, Mayor Helene Schneider and Councilmember Bendy White suggested asking voters to implement a compromise system, under which four members would be elected based on districts, and two members and the mayor would be elected citywide. But Cappello wasn’t buying it. “Probably the only good hybrid I can think of is Prius,” he said.“To do it right, you need to have district elections.” Cappello’s pending lawsuit — he said his team is still preparing it — would argue that Santa Barbara’s at-large system makes for underrepresentation on the council, particularly among Latinos, and consequently violates the Califor10

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nia Voting Rights Act. If a judge found that to be true, the city’s at-large system could be forced to switch to districts. Similar scenarios have played out in cities across the state, including Palmdale, which is the first city in California to have its system undergo court-ordered change. Spending time discussing a hybrid plan would therefore be a “waste of time,” Cappello argued, as the court would view that as akin to an at-large system. He cited what he said were residents’ unheard requests for streetlights, bridge repairs, and anti-crime measures in advocating for the switch. Cappello — who served as City Attorney during the 1970s when the city’s system flipped, as it has before, from district elections to at-large — said repeatedly that his comments were “not a threat.” Current City Attorney Ariel Calonne disagreed. “Mr. Cappello didn’t threaten a lawsuit. He promised one,” he said. Calonne — who recently came to the city after working for Ventura, which has put an even-year proposal on the November ballot — cautioned the council about a hybrid system. He said that if the city’s system were to be found in violation of the law, anything “less than pure district elections” could still be subject to a lawsuit. “The deck is truly stacked against at-large voting in California,” he said. But the reaction from public speakers and councilmembers wasn’t decidedly behind districts, either. Many said more time for public input was needed at the very least — most balked at the idea of trying to get ballot language finalized by July, the deadline for the November ballot — and many also noted the myriad other ways to widen the candidate pool. Ideas

included instituting even-year elections, playing around with different hybrid scenarios, and using cumulative voting where voters can select multiple people. Councilmember Cathy Murillo, who attended a forum on district elections in February and is the only Latina to ever hold a council seat, called the lawsuit a “shortcut” to effective change and said that along with campaign finance reform, cultivation of candidates is key. “I worked and I walked and I got elected, and that’s what it takes in this town,” she said. Councilmember Frank Hotchkiss took issue with the need for a change in the first place. “From the get-go, I’ve felt that the responsibility of everybody up here is to the whole city and not to one part or the other,” he said, voicing concerns about the “Balkanization” of the city. Councilmember Randy Rowse questioned the motive behind the hearing, asking,“Are we talking about doing the right thing, or are we talking about covering our rear ends collectively?” A representative from Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE) cautioned the council against moving too quickly. CAUSE helped gather more than 5,000 signatures in support of district elections in Santa Maria, but that city attorney found their petition invalid; the decision to accept the signatures will now be up to a judge. White, one of the two on the dais to suggest the discussion, seemed pleased that the discussion would be continuing: “I have my antenna up and my ears open, and that’s the most important ingredient right now — to hear what the community has to say.” ■

David Prenatt (pictured), sentenced in December to more than four years in prison on federal fraud charges, now faces another 45 years behind bars for allegedly bilking 17 investors out of $13 million in a high-profile Ponzi scheme. Prosecutors allege he charmed a number of residents into real-estate investments from 20072009 but used much of the funds to support “an extravagant lifestyle.” Prenatt claims he was a victim of the recession and was unable to pay back private loans. He pleaded not guilty. County crime rate statistics for 2013, released 4/29 by the Sheriff’s Office, show that crime remained low compared to 2012. Part 1 crimes, which are violent and property crimes — the most serious types of crime — decreased 6 percent, though Solvang saw a 13 percent spike in burglaries. Part 2 crimes (fraud, forgery, embezzlement, drug/alcohol incidents, curfew violations, loitering) rose 2 percent. Fraud comprised the largest increase in county crime, up 28 percent from 98 reported cases in 2012 to 125 in 2013. While Isla Vista’s Part 1 crimes decreased 9 percent, total Part 2 crimes went up 14 percent, mainly due to liquor law (up 43 percent) and public drunkenness violations (up 18 percent).

A “Party Patrol” busted several house parties in Isla Vista when three undercover deputies entered homes dressed as partygoers and carrying an empty box of beer on 4/18. First reported in the Daily Nexus, the operation worked Sabado Tarde and Del Playa and handed dozens of citations to minors in possession of alcohol and to hosts for serving alcohol to minors, said the Foot Patrol’s Lt. Rob Plastino. The patrol targets parties “where people can come and go from the streets” unchallenged and has been ongoing since fall. He added that deputies dressed in civilian clothes do not need to reveal their affiliation when asked.

CITY The City Council heard an update Tuesday on the long-standing plans to build a second Fess Parker hotel across the street from the DoubleTree on East Cabrillo Boulevard. The late actor and winemaker received a development agreement for the second hotel in 1995; as part of the deal, the Parker family agreed to donate and


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The ritzy Montecito Country Club (pictured) is getting a major facelift. Owned by Ty Warner’s luxury hotel chain — which also includes The Biltmore Four Seasons, Sandpiper golf course, San Ysidro Ranch, and more — the club will close for approximately 16 months later this year to complete the $30 million job. The project is pending final authorization from the Historic Landmarks Commission — the Spanish-style clubhouse and its surroundings have historic merit — which will review the plans again next week. Despite considerable changes, the remodel is a 7,200-square-foot downsize from an initial proposal that was approved in 2009 but delayed to cope with the economic slump. Much of the country club’s 118-acre property is made up of its 18-hole golf course, which will undergo landscape and irrigation-system improvements. The makeover will also include redoing the clubhouse façade, relocating the pool, planting 725 new trees (and removing or relocating 300 trees), and adding a pool pavilion, snack shop, splash pool, whirlpool, equipment room, and volleyball and bocce ball courts. Project manager Bill Medel said all the member areas will be renovated with the goal to make the location more of a “family-oriented club.” Currently, the club has 415 family memberships that cost a onetime amount of $150,000. Medel said the membership price tag after the remodel is still to be determined. Santa Barbara’s Planning Commission — the club is located within city limits — and the design and review board have already approved the project, and construction must begin by September to keep its city permits alive. Medel said the quality of construction and amenities for the new club are expected to match the 100-room makeover recently — Kelsey Brugger completed at The Biltmore.

FAMILY AFFAIR: Eli Parker, son of late DoubleTree owner Fess Parker, spoke to the council about the family’s plans for a second hotel.

help fund what is now Chase Palm Park and build a 100-bed hostel, slated to open this summer. Under the new 10-year agreement, the family would have four years to build the 150-room hotel; if a project involving other than 150 rooms — such as the concept for a 50-65–room hotel the family discussed in December — is wanted, the plans would be reviewed, and leftover rooms could possibly be transferred to another site. Two strategies for fixing the jumble of car, bike, and pedestrian lanes of the Mission Canyon corridor were presented at the Santa Barbara Woman’s Club on 4/22, when planners identified a series of changes that could be done in the short-term and others that would require more patience to implement. The long-term goal is to create a safe path for walkers and bikers from Laguna and Los Olivos streets, past the Santa Barbara Mission, and onto Foothill Road,

while also making a more streamlined route for vehicles. The quicker fixes included new paths on the mission side of the corridor and a new pedestrian bridge next to the historic sandstone bridge, which would be slightly altered. More challenging to implement, the presenting planners explained, would be a walking/biking path on the Riviera side of Mission Canyon Road, undergrounding utilities, replacing the existing pedestrian bridge, removing the sewer line over the creek, and fixing the intersection at Alameda Padre Serra and Mountain Drive.

COUNTY Environmentalists and the City of Goleta celebrated a victory on 4/23 when State Lands commissioners agreed that restarting a Venoco well on a pier off Ellwood required additional review. State Lands staff will now look into whether the oil could be processed at Las Flores Canyon instead, whether pressure is indeed building in the PRC 421 well or not, and the impact that processing oil at Ellwood — which is nonconforming to surrounding recreational uses — has on Goleta’s policies for the facility. The review and comment period should occur by the end of the year. The Chumash pulled their four-year sponsorship of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team this week in the wake of racist remarks allegedly made by the team’s owner, Donald Sterling. Tribal chairman Vincent cont’d page 12 

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NOW BANISHED: Grady Williams (left) speaks with Office of Emergency Management chief Michael Harris at a County Board of Supervisors meeting in January 2010.

Fired for Cancer or Just Cause? 11-Year Jail Manager Suing for Millions

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BY T Y L E R H AY D E N he longtime manager of Santa Barbara’s new jail project is suing the county and fighting to regain his job after he was fired last summer amid accusations of misconduct. Grady Williams, however, claims he was dismissed because he asked for a lighter work load to treat his advanced cancer and that the move was both politically motivated and shortsighted, leaving the biggest project in Santa Barbara history without a leader and with the possibility of unnecessarily costing taxpayers lots of money. He’s seeking upward of $5 million in lost wages and compensatory damages, and a decision on one of his two cases is due this Friday. Williams was ostensibly fired last June by General Services Department director Matthew Pontes (who’d been hired two months earlier) for misleading staff and the public by using the acronym “PE” (professional engineer) in his title. Williams is licensed as a professional engineer in Washington state, but not California, and has served in the 11 prior years as the county’s Capital Projects Manager, overseeing the construction of the Emergency Operations Center, Santa Maria’s new court facilities, and the Family Resource Center and Library in Cuyama. He partnered with Sheriff Bill Brown to secure an $80 million state grant for the new jail and was in charge of selecting and hiring architects, engineers, and other consultants to design and construct the massive building. When terminated during a long-awaited vacation, Williams appealed to the county’s Civil Service Commission, a five-member, quasijudicial body appointed by the Board of Supervisors that oversees employment matters. In November, the commission ruled that Williams should be reinstated “with full back pay, benefits, and interest, and should otherwise be made whole.” Among other findings, the commission determined that Williams “held a mistaken but good faith belief” that it was permissible to use PE in his title in California, that he never meant to misinform his department about his creden-

tials, that he never held a position or performed duties that required a California license, that he was cleared of any wrongdoing by the Board of Professional Engineers, and that he was never previously admonished to drop the PE from his title. (Williams asserts a prior boss actually told him to use them.) The commission also criticized Pontes’s motivation for the firing, finding that his concerns about liability and negative media attention “were unwarranted and unjustified.” Instead of complying, County Counsel is, in a very rare move, suing the Civil Service Commission for overstepping its authority and failing to offer proper reasons why Williams should be given his job back. Attorneys argue that even if Williams didn’t act in bad faith by using the acronym, he still committed a misdemeanor and a fireable offense. The February 14 filing asks the court to overturn the commission’s order and argues that if Williams is reinstated, the county will “have to move personnel around in the department and potentially initiate a layoff to create funding and a vacancy.” Judge Donna Geck denied County Counsel’s request in a preliminary ruling on April 18, noting that layoffs would not be necessary because the General Service Department is still advertising to fill Williams’s former jail-manager position. Geck will deliver her final decision this Friday, after months of delay-inducing motions filed by the county. County Counsel Mike Ghizzoni and Pontes said they couldn’t comment on pending litigation. At the time of his termination, Williams was both managing the jail plan and heading the Capital Projects division within the General Service Department. Those duties have since been split, and the Capital Projects job has been filled. Though Williams has been told to stay out of the office, the county continues to accrue the cost of his salary and benefits, which totals around $300,000 a year. The department had an operating budget last year of $41.3 million and employed the equivalent of 113 full-time positions. cont’d page 15  may 1, 2014

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Capps Dominates Campaign Cash

The nine candidates vying for the 24th District congressional seat are scattered across the fundraising spectrum, with three of them reporting no money and the remaining six raising between $4,000-$1.3 million. They will face off in the June 3 primary election, and the top two vote-getters will head to the November ballot. According to figures released by the Federal Election Commission (FEC), incumbent Rep. Lois Capps is easily in the fundraising lead, with more than $1.3 million dollars amassed and more than $1.1 million on hand. Unlike some of her challengers, Capps hasn’t accrued any debt. The bulk of her money is split almost evenly between individual donors and political action committees (PACs). Capps’s individual donors include actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus and her husband, Brad Hall, who wrote her a combined $5,200 check. Philanthropist Sara Miller-McCune donated $5,100. First District Supervisor Salud Carbajal, via his campaign account, donated $1,000. Jamal Hamdani, the chair of the Islamic Society of Santa Barbara, gave $2,600. Capps’s PAC donations include $10,000 from the political wing of the American Nurses Association, $10,000 from the International Association of Fire Fighters, $8,750 from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and $5,000 from the Human Rights Campaign. Capps’s support from media behemoths’ PACs was also strong, with donations from Comcast Corporation ($3,000), Cox Enterprises ($5,000), DirecTV Group Inc. ($2,500), and Time Warner Cable ($2,000). The Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee and the Raytheon Company gave Capps $1,500 and $3,000, respectively. Coming in second place in fundraising is Republican Justin Fareed, who reported $224,897 in donations, with $167,022 available. He loaned himself $100,000 and reported debts of $110,710. Various family members contributed a total of $6,701 to Fareed’s campaign. Santa Barbara City Councilmember Dale Francisco, also a Republican, has the third-best campaign coffer, with $107,875 amassed and $66,472 on hand. Francisco — whose donations included $2,600 from Gayle Pratt, wife of Santa Maria Energy president David Pratt — reported $31,232 worth of debt. Second-time Republican candidate Chris Mitchum has netted $78,582, with $72,991 available. He loaned himself $62,000, and his campaign is $126,982 in debt. Conservative Democrat Paul Coyne Jr. received $64,629 but is in debt for the $53,830 he loaned himself; he has $917 on hand. Republican Dr. Bradley Allen has scored $4,041 and has $3,881 on hand. Candidates Steve Isakson, Sandra Marshall, and Cynthia Alexis Stuart — Lyz Hoffman haven’t reported any money.

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Armenta released a statement on the tribe’s decision: “As a people who have long been marginalized, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and the Chumash Casino Resort are especially sensitive to maintaining the dignity of all people. We cannot ignore any statement that causes harm or hurts any group.” On Tuesday, the National Basketball Association (NBA) instituted a lifetime ban against Sterling, ordered him to pay a $2.5 million fine, and will force him to sell the Clippers. Harvard University is investing in the future of Santa Barbara County grapevines, as last month its endowment managers spent $10.1 million for a 7,622-acre cattle ranch in the Cuyama Valley. The property is located at the corner of Highway 166 and Cottonwood Canyon Road, extending east toward New Cuyama until School House Canyon. The purchase was made through Brodiaea Inc., according to a report by the Farmland Investor Center, and follows $61 million being spent by Brodiaea for another 10,176 acres in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. The purchases are being managed by a group called Grapevine Capital Partners, a 2012 company owned by James Ontiveros and Matt Turrentine.

Santa Ynez High School’s MechaPirates made it to the final match of the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Missouri on 4/26, an unheard-of achievement for a first-time team. Only formed this past October, the MechaPirates took their robot to St. Louis, where it had to throw balls over a truss, catch them, and put as many balls in goals as possible, defeating all comers until losing to a group composed of

schools from California, Michigan, and Texas. Also at FIRST was Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy, which reached the quarterfinals of the competition and won the General Motors Industrial Design Award for its robot, which will be on view at DP on May 17, 3-5 p.m.

UCSB Nearly 5 percent more high school graduates were offered UC admission — 86,865 in all — for fall 2014 over last year. Also record-setting, Latino students were offered admission at a higher rate than white students for the first time in UC’s history, with Latino admissions at 28.8 percent and white admissions at 26.8 percent. Students from low-income families comprised 37.4 percent of admission offers, and 20.9 percent attended low-performing high schools. At UCSB, the admission offer rate dropped to 36 percent this year compared to 44 percent last year. The issue of divesting American companies involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict kept UCSB’s Associated Students Senate voting until 4 a.m. on 4/24 as debate continued for nine hours among senators and students. Student Sen. Scott O’Halloran sponsored the resolution, arguing that student funds should not be invested by the University of California in war-profiteering in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza. Second-year student Guy Singer argued against it, saying, “When dealing with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict … how can one stack up the safety and rights of one nation against those of the other?” ■


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National forests can no longer charge people who simply park and explore undeveloped areas, according to a federal court ruling reached on Monday. The decision comes after years of legal wrangling by activists who believe programs like the Adventure Pass amount to double taxation. It does not do away with the fees charged to use developed areas of the forest, those with picnic tables, campgrounds, and bathrooms. Los Padres National Forest officials are awaiting direction from Washington, D.C., on how to interpret and abide by the decision, and whether that will require some policing to see if people are, for instance, using picnic tables or not. The news was a major victory for people like Alasdair Coyne of Keep the Sespe Wild, who has been fighting the program since it was first tested in 1996. “These national forests are maintained by our tax dollars,” he explained, “so why should we be paying double to use them?” He doesn’t have “high hopes” that Los Padres officials will adhere to the order, and so he plans to maintain a public awareness campaign to ensure people aren’t paying unnecessary fees. What remains unclear is whether fees can be charged on areas controlled by concessionaires, even for people who do not use the amenities. For instance, Rocky Mountain Recreation, which runs the popular Paradise Road area just over the Santa Ynez Mountains from Santa Barbara, has no plan to change its policies, according to an unidentified woman who answered the phone there on Tuesday. Anti-fee attorney Matt Kenna believes those areas may be exempt, explaining, “This ruling probably won’t affect concessionaires charging for their areas.” That’s okay for Coyne, so long as people are using the developed areas. “The fee foes have always been focused on opposing a fee to access the undeveloped backcountry,” he said. “Nobody disagrees that there shouldn’t be reasonable fees at developed sites, where people have to clean up the trash and toilets and fire pits.” — Matt Kettmann

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Gang Injunction Drops 16 Defendants

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ust over a week before the gang injunction goes to trial on May 5, the City Attorney’s office formally dismissed 16 more defendants, which now leaves only 11 names in the filing. This week, the City Attorney’s office filed its trial briefs, which clarify some of the lingering questions about the specifics of the proposed injunction. The order would prohibit named persons from associating in the city’s two “safety zones” (and in a special event zone near Cabrillo Boulevard during Fiesta and the th of July). But defendants would not be prohibited from entering schools grounds if for “valid school business” SHRINKING NUMBER: City Attorney Ariel Calonne believes concerning a child or grandchild there is still a strong case for the gang injunction, though 19 or if the defendant is a student out of 30 people have now been removed from the list. attending class. Also, the filing describes the “opt-out” provision for former als who have been removed from the filing. gang members who can demonstrate they have On one end are those like Ruben Mize, who “renounced the gang life”— avoided arrest, not already have lengthy prison sentences. On the obtained any new gang-related tattoos, or been other are those who have cleaned themselves employed for a year, among other stipulations. up and now have families and jobs. “I think Last week, city councilmembers heard from what they did was appropriate,” she said of the dozens of frustrated opponents of the gang dismissal, but “when you’re looking at the trial injunction. Councilmember Gregg Hart — itself, it puts them in a worse position when only he and Councilmember Cathy Murillo they have multiple defendants who were not voted to throw out the case — said that the properly named.” Of those dismissed — identinumber of people who would be affected by fied as “Mini,” “Psycho Mike,” “Gangster Loko,” the gang injunction had “dropped significantly” and “Lonely Boy,” among others in the court and was approximately a dozen, but he said he documents — none are currently in custody could not get into specifics. About half of the in County Jail. City Attorney Ariel Calonne said there were initial 30 defendants — identified as the “worst of the worst”— were represented by attorneys, a “variety of reasons” that the 16 individuals were dropped. “They no longer present the some of whom have been working pro bono. Criminal defense attorney Tara Haaland- same kind of nuisance concerns that we origiFord said her clients have been dismissed, nally had,” Calonne said. “We still believe that explaining that there is a spectrum of individu- we have a strong case.” ■

Grady Williams cont’d On March 26, Williams also filed a wrongful-termination lawsuit against the county, alleging discrimination and retaliation, and the case remains in its preliminary stages. The suit explains that Williams was diagnosed with Stage  cancer in May 2010 that required surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, but that he kept the news quiet for fear of losing out on possible promotions. When he presented the county’s Human Resources Department with a letter from his oncologist in April 2013 requesting a regular eight-hour day instead of the 50-60 hours per week he was working, no changes were made to his schedule. Pontes was also reportedly informed of the cancer at that time. Not long after, Pontes allegedly asked Williams if he “had the strength” to continue with the jail project, which is expected to take another five years to complete. Pontes brought up the PE issue at the next meeting and fired Williams three weeks later. Williams speculates that he may have been fired so that Pontes could further his own career and also believes the appeal of County Counsel Mike Ghizzoni

(who has regularly butted heads with Williams on the jail project) may be more personal than professional. Married with three children, Williams — whose cancer was detected again in January, requiring another regime of appointments — remains ready and able to work on the North County jail. In the meantime, he’s consulted on Contra Costa County’s new jail and other projects, but he says he can’t afford the ups and downs of a consulting business with a family to feed and a mortgage to worry about. More importantly, Williams needs access to quality health insurance after issues with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) left his medical care in serious financial limbo. He suspects his career will remain relatively stagnant if he is reinstated, but he wants to stay in Santa Barbara for a variety of personal and practical reasons. Of his long-running battle with the county and its attorneys, Williams said simply,“I put in 11 good years. I think they can treat me a little ■ better.” may 1, 2014

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s individuals from diverse perspectives who care deeply about

Santa Barbara County, we strongly urge a “No” vote on Measure M. Measure M is an $18 million-$36 million-per-year unfunded mandate that will deteriorate our way of life in many possible ways, including more taxes, higher fees, and fewer services for the people of Santa Barbara County. The county has a general fund budget of roughly $220 million; Measure M could consume as much as 16 percent of the county general fund budget — nearly one dollar in every six dollars the county spends. The proposed measure is to maintain roads and buildings. Though these improvements may be desired, Measure M would spend county money without providing funding. The lack of new funding means the remaining county budget will be devastated and our quality of life will get worse. Significant cuts will have to be made across the board in county services to make up the difference. The results will be all or some of the following: 

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These are only some of the cuts the county could experience. Cuts to law enforcement and public safety would include cuts in the Sheriff ’s Office, Fire Department, emergency medical services, and 9-1-1. Vital services would be cut, including those that support working families, seniors, children, students, those most in need, and those most vulnerable. Library services could be cut out entirely. County parks and other facilities could be closed. Though these cuts would be experienced by everyone in the county, Measure M would not provide additional funding for the more than two-thirds of county residents who live in cities. More than 500 positions have already been eliminated from county government in recent years, and more than $70 million in cuts have already been made in almost every department, service, and program. Simply put, Measure M would be very bad news for Santa Barbara County. We continue to ask,“Where would the money come from?” The measure’s author has said that the county “may have a bake sale, or liquidate property, or put a tax on the ballot.” We believe this approach is unrealistic and leads to more questions than answers. About 60 percent of county spending is for public safety — should expenditures on public safety be slashed to pay for Measure M? What about other county spending? Law and justice are about 14 percent of total county spending — there are not many opportunities for cuts in those areas. Health and public assistance are about 9 percent of county spending — that’s already down from 13 percent in 2002-03. Public health services are vital and have already been cut too much. Similarly, other areas of spending by the county are relatively modest as a proportion of the county budget and have been substantially reduced in recent years. Measure M would cause further wide-scale elimination of positions, programs, and services. Looking to the future, it is essential to begin setting aside more than $15 million per year for operating the new county jail in northern Santa Barbara County. How would the county fund the new jail, pay for Measure M, and address its other fiscal challenges? Many onetime sources of revenue and reserves have been used in recent years. Now is not the time for an uncertain and unfunded mandate to spend $18 million-$36 million more per year — funds the county does not have to spare.  And what if there is another economic downturn or funds are required to alleviate water shortages throughout the county? Measure M is as fiscally irresponsible as a measure can be. Opposing Measure M should unite residents of Santa Barbara County across the political spectrum and in northern and southern Santa Barbara County. This proposal would be very detrimental to the county’s finances, our quality of life, our future. Please join us in voting “No” on Measure M. Bill Brown is sheriff of Santa Barbara County; Salud Carbajal is 1st District supervisor; Joyce Dudley is district attorney of Santa Barbara County; Lanny Ebenstein is past president of the Santa Barbara Board of Education; Joni Gray is former 4th District supervisor; and Janet Wolf is 2nd District supervisor.


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Run for the Wall

On May 12, LeRoy “Snuffy” Robles plans to climb aboard his gleaming, candy-orange 2013 Road Glide Harley and roar off for the annual Vietnam veterans’ Run for the Wall rally in Washington, D.C. Snuffy, 73, a Mesa resident and eighth-generation Santa Barbaran, says he’ll be covering more than 3,000 miles, riding with other Vietnam-era vets before taking part in the May 25 rally. He figures there’ll be a half-million vets, families, and supporters in the Rolling Thunder ride, cycling from the Pentagon to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. It’ll be Snuffy’s 10th Run for the Wall, and, he figures, “It’s going to be my last year.” Run for the Wall leaders say it “recognizes the sacrifice and contributions made by all veterans who have served our nation” and promotes healing.

HOODS IN THE HOOD: At the rate the

city’s dropping suspects from its proposed gang injunction, there may not be any supposed gangbangers left on the list when the issue goes to court May 5. The hotly debated injunction started life in 2011 with 30 dire threats to life and limb, but three were cut recently — apparently no longer dangerous — and now the city attorney’s office has lopped off 16 more. This leaves just 11 for Superior Court Judge Colleen Sterne to consider. But to fevered injunction backers, the safety for good citizens to walk the streets and

no longer cower in their homes depends on keeping the mighty 11 harmless. Although the City Council voted 5-2 recently to uphold the proposed injunction, that was just politics. Judge Sterne will make the real decision. The council was split, with Frank Hotchkiss, the cheerleader el supremo, in favor and Cathy Murillo and Gregg Hart outspokenly against. Also voting in favor were Mayor Helene Schneider (up for reelection and not wanting to alienate voters) and Dale Francisco, also vote hunting in his quest to unseat Rep. Lois Capps. Cost of the injunction effort has been estimated at $160,000 in city administrative and other costs so far, and a ballpark figure of total estimated police costs are about $700,000. Then there are the costs of the trial, expected to take several weeks. What else would we be doing with the dough?

MYSTERY BUT NO CRIME: After copper

heiress Huguette Clark died in 2011 at 104, it seemed to many that too many hands had been dipping millions from her estate. Suspicion fell on her attorney and accountant. Was the aged recluse really of sound-enough mind to be giving millions to her nurse and costly gifts to those around her? New York officials opened an investigation. Meanwhile, her distant relatives, many of whom had not seen her in decades, if at all, sued

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CASA KIDS: Kate Burris’s 6th-grade students

at Marymount have spent the school year raising money for Casa Esperanza homeless shelter, racking up $4,836 at lemonade stands, a chili cook-off, and the like. Now they plan to top it off with a May 20 benefit concert at SOhO headlined by Diamond Dave Somerville. Who he? Just lead singer of the 1950s group The Diamonds, with hits like “Little Darlin,” “Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” and “Stroll.” He’s also grandfather of proud 6th grader Chae Somerville.

LES MISÉRABLES: San Marcos High’s veteran (30 years) theater arts director, David Holmes, is retiring with a flourish by presenting the world’s longest-running musical May 1-3 and 8-10. After school ends, he’ll be directing a cast-of-80, all-alumni production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show June 12-13. HOT STRINGS: It takes courage for an

unaccompanied violinist to tackle the J.S. Bach

ROAD GLIDE: Among the thousands of Vietnam-era vets rumbling along in the Run for the Wall to the memorial wall in D.C. will be LeRoy “Snuffy” Robles.

sonatas on the Camerata Pacifica menu last Wednesday. They’re mighty difficult for a fiddler. Yet Bach-loving Jennifer Koh carried them off with zest and power. (Her concert was sponsored by UCSB Arts & Lectures.)

ALAN WYNER DIES: Elected to the Goleta

Water Board as part of a hard-fought homeowner reform revolt in the early 1970s, Alan Wyner has died at 73. During 40 years at UCSB, he was a political science professor and dean of undergraduate education in the College of Letters and Science. — Barney Brantingham

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’ve been reading Walker Tompkins’s 1960 edition of Santa Barbara’s Royal Rancho. In it, Tompkins describes the two Chumash villages at Naples/Dos Pueblos, Mikiw and Kiya’mu, “very large villages with vast numbers of people and a great many houses in each, where they have their towns at the very edge of the sea.” Historians date their presence back as far as 10,000 years. When the Spanish arrived in the 1830s, soldiers murdered some of the Chumash there, and the remaining few moved to the Figueroa Mountain area. Enter Nicholas Den, on December 26, 1842, who threw some dirt in the air and by order of local Judge Joaquin Carrillo was “granted title to Dos Pueblos.” Den took possession, however, under the protest of Padre Duran, who “could not give his assent to the juridical possession of the land,” and under protest of then-Governor Pío Pico. The history of the land continues in handwritten titles, “purchases,”“approvals for development,”and what appears to be the continued shenanigans of the “Planning Commission,” “owners,” and “developers” mentioned in your April 17 article “Gaviota Homes Approved” [independent .com/gaviotahomes]. One burning question really stands out for me; how can anyone “own and develop” land that appears to have been stolen from the people who originally lived there? I’ve been interviewing Paul Pommier, Chumash Elder, who is related to the Chumash woman Rosa Ortega whom Nicholas Den married. And I’m seeing genealogy charts and copies of documents, some that mysteriously have disappeared from county records, indicating Pommier as an heir to the land. It will be interesting to legally research these documents for the first time and see how — James Smallwood, S.B. all of this plays itself out.

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Upon reaching Hawaii he sent for his 2 youngest children to join them.  Chet and his family lived on their boat in the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor in Honolulu.  He sold the “Destiny” in 1960 and relocated his family to Santa Barbara.  He soon had a job working for Lindwall Boat Works and in 1962 started working part time on a 52 ft steel commercial fishing boat the “Dawn Star”. It was reportedly the largest steel boat built in Santa Barbara up to that time. It launched in 1964 and he and his family became some of the first liveaboards in the Santa Barbara Harbor. It was also during this time that he started another business named “Service Afloat” that he operated off of the “Dawn Star”. He assisted other boat owners with general and mechanical repairs. In 1968 he took the “Dawn Star” along with his son out for her first albacore fishing season. That same year the Atomic Energy Commission chartered the “Dawn Star” for research in the Johnston Atoll, 800 miles southwest of Hawaii. He took his family and sister and 12 days later delivered the boat to Hawaii where the charter began. The family vacationed in Hawaii until the boat returned from its charter. In 1969 he

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took the “Dawn Star” to work in the Gulf of Alaska.  The boat was under contract with General Oceanographics and he outfitted the boat to carry their 15 ft. mini submarine named the “Nekton”. They were making a subsea survey of the gulf ’s geologic features for 4 different oil companies. He sold the “Dawn Star” to General Oceanographics by year’s end. Chet then started building another boat named the “Archer” in 1970 and launched it in 1973.  It was 63 ft. long.  It was laminated plywood and fiberglass and built at the bottom of Santa Barbara St. He fished albacore with it until 1975 when he decided to sell it. Chet’s son Mike had already begun building his own steel commercial fishing boats when Chet went to work for him. He would help Mike finish his boat the 65 ft. “Wendy”. He fished with Mike on his boat until 1978. He also helped Mike build his next boat the “Mikette” in Oxnard from 1978-1980 and another boat the 124 ft. “Kami M.” in Anacortes, WA from 19891991. Chet spent his later years between Washington State with his son and daughter in law and in Santa Barbara where he could be closer to his daughters.

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Chet pursued his passion throughout his life and will always be remembered for his humorous nature, honesty, integrity, ability to teach and mentor and his ability to start a job and stay with it until completion. He will be greatly missed. For pictures and additional information please visit www.McDermottcrockett.com. He is survived by his sister June Francis, his 4 children, Michael Brown (Paulette),  Kelly Rangel, Stacey Brown and Perry Adameck (David).  His 7 grandchildren, Tracey Cruz (Alex), Billy Rangel (Brandy Sanchez), Wendy Brown, Kami Jennings, Aprile Hill (Bill) and Matthew and Shelby Adameck. His 5 great grandchildren, Marina Jennings, Jordan Hill, Akeila Garcia-Hill, Bella and Lucas Cruz. A Veteran’s Service was held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, April 5th, followed by a Celebration of Life at Craig Brooker’s home in Santa Barbara.


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COVER STORY PPLAYING OFFENSE: Roger Aceves has invoked his suppo support for technology companies in Goleta and said the board needs to use “outsidethe-bo the-box thinking” to find ways to save money.

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efore March 18, it looked as if the battle for the nd District supervisorial seat would be the battle for Goleta Beach Park. The dispute? Rocks and whether they should stay or go. For years, the citizens of Goleta had been fighting over whether or not to keep a rock wall that protected the park lawns from ocean flooding during a major storm. Environmentalists long argued the rocks were causing sand erosion that would eventually destroy the beach. Seizing this as a popular issue — the most visited county beach — Goleta City Councilmember Roger Aceves, who is challenging Supervisor Janet Wolf for her third term, took a stand in favor of the rocks. He gambled, and it seemed a safe bet that Wolf would ally herself with the environmentalists. The moment of truth arrived on March 1, when a major storm — one of the biggest in years — descended on Goleta Beach. The beach and the park weathered the storm. But before Aceves could gain much momentum from his persistent attacks on Wolf over what he supposed would be her support for the anti-rock crowd, Wolf moved quickly. Taking control of the board meeting on March 18, she convinced the other supervisors to vote in favor of keeping the rocks. Though Aceves charged Wolf with being a flip-flopper, Wolf countered that she had made her decision based on the facts. The battle — at least until the Coastal Commission takes it up many, many months from now —had ended in a draw. That left both candidates facing the truly biggest challenge in the nd District race: voter turnout.

Since this is a non-presidential year, voter interest is typically low. Usually this means that more conservative voters cast ballots, which should favor Aceves, but incumbents usually do well in off years, so that would favor Wolf. Though three important county issues will be decided on June 3 — the nd District, the Sheriff ’s race, and Measure M — most of the ballot concerns primary races, including reelection bids for Governor Jerry Brown and Congressmember Lois Capps. These won’t be finally decided until November. This adds to the worry that voters won’t have been paying attention when the absentee ballots are mailed out on May 5. So Aceves and Wolf will have only a handful of weeks to convince voters in the nd District — which covers most of the City of Goleta, the western part of the City of Santa Barbara, and the unincorporated region in between —that this is an important election and that there are meaningful issues at stake. At first glance, Aceves and Wolf might not seem all that different. Both are Democrats. Both had long careers working in the community. He served as a county deputy sheriff and an officer for the Santa Barbara Police Department; she was a teacher, small-business owner, and Goleta school boardmember. Aceves married his high school sweetheart; Wolf her junior high school sweetheart. They’ve been allies in the past, endorsing each other in previous elections. And they agree on issues beyond Goleta Beach, including opening the North County Jail and preserving More Mesa. But in three highly contested areas — maintenance funding, energy projects, and Chumash development — the

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headed by Supervisor Peter Adam that would require the board to spend anywhere from $17 million-$39 million a year on the upkeep of county-owned roads, parks, and buildings. A wide array of county officials have repeatedly warned that Measure M could mean big trouble for public-safety funding, particularly for the delicate plan to save the millions of dollars needed for jail operations once the new jail opens in 2018. “Can they both coexist? Yes,” Aceves said. “Will it be difficult? Yes.” He has suggested selling some county facilities, such as the Santa Barbara Bowl, to their operators and using that money for maintenance. Where those operators would get that money has not yet been discussed. Wolf joins her three remaining colleagues, Salud Carbajal, Doreen Farr, and Steve Lavagnino, in agreeing with the county’s auditor-controller, Bob Geis (who appears in a television ad endorsing her), and Sheriff Bill Brown, who both oppose the measure.“You cannot be in favor of public safety and support Measure M,” she said. Aceves has also made much ado about what is legally nothing but what he says is ethically something: accepting campaign donations before a vote. He accused Wolf of engaging in a “pay-to-play” system in which she received checks of $20,000 and then $40,000 from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) days before the board discussed SEIU-related matters. He said she should have mentioned the money, but the California Fair Political Practices Commission clearly doesn’t require that of county supervisors. The candidates do have to file disclosure forms with the county elections office, which are publicly available.“Thankfully, there are rules,” Wolf said, calling for the forms to be posted online. Aceves hasn’t suggested anything specific beyond that, but at a recent Goleta council meeting regarding Venoco, he did mention the $500 the company gave him.

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A County Divided? Ending the tax-sharing deal entered into between Goleta and the county at the time of Goleta’s incorporation in 2002 has been on Aceves’s “bucket list” for a long time. Known as the revenue-neutrality agreement (RNA), it was approved by voters at the time as a way of compensating the county for lost revenue from the new city. In recent years, city officials, led by Councilmember Jim Farr and Mayor Michael Bennett, have been increasingly complaining about the agreement. It’s unfair to make the city forever fork over millions every year — through percentages of property and sales taxes and formerly hotel bed taxes — to the county, Aceves said, as the city could use that money to revitalize Old Town or create a civic center or parks department. Wolf’s response? The RNA’s end would mean more money for Goleta but less money for the county to provide services to many of the 80,000 nd District residents who live outside the city limits in the unincorporated area between Goleta and Santa Barbara. She said she’d be open to negotiations in the future — past attempts have gone nowhere — but is quick to point out that the county forgave $1.5 million it loaned the city when it formed. Still, Aceves frequently draws parallels between the county’s relationship with Goleta and the board’s relationship with North County. He said he plans on being not just a nd District supervisor but a “regional” supervisor, particularly with respect to energy projects and the Chumash tribe — issues that often split 3-2 on the current board. He cited the November vote to approve Santa Maria Energy’s 136 cyclic steam-injection wells that also set a stricter greenhouse-gas-emissions limit than previously mandated. Wolf explained her vote as an effort to “balance” economic and environmental interests. Aceves, who attended that six-hour hearing, said all he saw was “disinterest” from the South


COVER STORY County bloc of Wolf, Carbajal, and Farr. When asked about his views on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” Aceves pointed out that the controversial practice doesn’t occur in Santa Barbara County and suggested more research be done on it.“They can keep studying it as long as they want,” Wolf argued, adding it is the county’s stringent regulations that discourage companies from fracking here.“We want to hold them accountable,” she said. Wolf feels the same about the Chumash. She has explained her vote against the tribe’s Camp  annexation by saying they should go through the same planning process as any other project applicant. Aceves, however, thinks the board mishandled the tribe’s request and should have been more open to a dialogue. Wolf said the reason for Aceves’s “regional” view is simple. “I think maybe he’s using that as a way to explain away why he’s getting so much North County support,” she said. “One has to look at where those donations are coming from. I think that is a reflection of where he stands on issues.”

Follow the Money Wolf has received some North County support, as well, but not as much as Aceves. His contributions include $27,000 from Santa Maria Energy; $20,000 from ERG Operating Company, LLC, which operates oil wells near Santa Maria; $4,000 from Santa Maria–based Pacific Petroleum, Inc.; and $1,500 from PetroRock, LLC, which just successfully applied for new cyclic steaminjection wells outside of Santa Maria. The Santa Barbara Association of Realtors endorsed Aceves, and real estate and development interests have bolstered his campaign. Donations have poured in from — among others — Kinyon Construction in Santa Maria ($10,000), the Towbes Group ($5,300), and Westar Management ($2,500), whose in-construction mixed-use project was approved by the Goleta City Council in 2012. The Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriff ’s Association — which has also endorsed him — contributed $10,000, and the Chumash have committed $19,000. A sizable slice of Wolf’s money has come from employee unions. She has received $90,000 from SEIU and $20,000 from the Santa Barbara County Firefighters Government Committee, both of which have endorsed her. Both candidates have the support of many individual donors. Santa Maria Energy officials said the company will be pumping more money to Aceves to “level the playing field” between his donations and Wolf’s SEIU donations. Fundraising totals for both candidates will likely spike leading up to Election Day; the most recent documents show that Wolf has amassed about $257,000 and Aceves has scored about $240,000.

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Leadership and Values In the endorsements game, Wolf has Aceves beat. She has dozens of former and current elected officials behind her, including three of Aceves’s council colleagues, as well as her colleagues Carbajal and Farr and many groups, including the Sierra Club, the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee, and the Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County. Daraka Larimore-Hall, the area party chair, said that he warned Aceves against challenging Wolf. Aceves said that the party’s decision not to support him provided “a lot of motivation.” In addition to the support of the Deputy Sheriff ’s Association and the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors, he has scooped up Secord’s endorsement and said more are forthcoming. Both Aceves and Wolf (as well as dozens of people interviewed) have framed this election as one that comes down to leadership and values. Aceves pointed to his record on the council, which includes votes to clean up Haskell’s Beach, preserve Bishop Ranch, and approve development projects with mitigations. Wolf cited her pushes for earlier county budget workshops and her votes to award modest employee contracts after years of cuts and to prevent parking fees at county beaches. Aceves’s supporters said the board would benefit from the balance he could provide and the skills he could contribute from his law-enforcement career. “I’m really up to the task of providing balanced leadership,” he said, describing himself as a “roll-up-the-sleeves, get-the-job-done kind of guy.” Aceves, who speaks in a guttural voice with an easygoing manner and talks confidently of his chances, said he visits about 100 homes every day and has learned something talking to nd District residents. “One thing is clear: Voters are looking for a change.” When asked why they support Wolf, people repeatedly said,“She does her homework.” Wolf, who speaks calmly and deliberately like a teacher, said she has some “unfinished business” on the board — including work on the Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan — and that her constituents “know that they can trust me.” But first, she has to win the battle to keep her spot, a battle that she said years of playing sports has helped ready her for.“I like to win,” she said.“And I really do want to win this election.”

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/: Beware of Darkness  Weaned on The Beatles and Led Zeppelin, this band will surely play songs from its debut full-length album, due out this May, filled with squealing guitars, barbed hooks, and timeless glam posturing. pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club,  State St. $. Ages +. Call -. Read more on p. .

THURSDAY 5/1 /-/: Les Misérables  Do you hear the people sing? Say, do you hear the distant drums? You will, when San Marcos High School’s Performing Arts Department will present the full production of the musical about a man who spends  years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread and is tormented by a police inspector. Shows through May . pm. San Marcos High School,  Hollister Ave. $-$. Call - or visit shopsmroyals .org. Read more on p. . /-/: Community Democracy: Beyond Capitalism  Join Gar Alperovitz, historian, political economist, activist, and writer, in this important discussion of how to create an economy here in S.B. that offers everyone meaningful participation in power at work and in the community. Registration is required. Thu.: Keynote Address: noon. MultiCultural Ctr. Theater, UCSB; Seminar Discussion: pm. Register for location; Reception: :pm. Sama Sama Kitchen,  State St. Fri.: Roundtable on Organizing for Community:

:am. Free. Call - or visit www.democracysb.org. /: Pinch Pot Workshop  Learn to create pottery that can be ornamental or functional formed and shaped by hand using a methodical pinching process. This event is a three-part series with remaining classes on May  and . RSVP at zee@zeezedzed.com. -pm. Municipal Winemakers,  Anacapa St. $. Call -. /: College on the Hill: A Century of Dreams  Join in the th anniversary celebration of the first higher-education degrees awarded in S.B. by Normal School, which eventually became UCSB, with former city historian Mary Louise Days and UCSB history professor Randy Bergstrom. A wineand-cheese reception will follow the talk. :pm. El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park.  E. Canon Perdido St. $-$. Call -. /: Annual Art Walk for Kids/ Adults Exhibition  Come enjoy and support the work of more than  artists with disabilities. The exhibition will feature impressive

/: May Day Celebration  The Santa Barbara Revels will host its th annual celebration of spring with special songs and dances ‘round the May Pole. You can weave ribbons and make floral garlands and nosegays! ::pm. Marshalls Patio,  State St. Free. Call -. /, /-/: Homework Help  S.B. students, did you know you can still get help with homework on a drop-in, first-come, firstserved basis for a -minute session? Bring your homework or a book to read with a buddy and get some help. Thu., Mon.-Tue.: ::pm; Wed.: :-:pm. S.B. Central Library,  E. Anapamu St. Free. Grades K-. Call -.

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/: Roger Guenveur Smith’s Rodney King  Obie Award–winning actor, writer, and director Roger Guenveur Smith (pictured) shares his newest work, inspired by the late Rodney King, whose question “Can we all get along?” continues to resonate  years after he posed it to a riot-torn Los Angeles. pm. MultiCultural Ctr., UCSB. Free. Call -.

/: Powdercoat  The Cambridge Drive Concert Series is excited to present stellar singer/ songwriters Kristin Mooney and Claire Holley, who sing songs from their critically acclaimed self-titled EP with bits of acoustic, alternative, Americana, country-folk sounds. The special guest will be Steve Key. :pm. Cambridge Drive Community Church,  Cambridge Dr. $-$. Call -. /-/: Time Stands Still  This powerful and often hilarious play tells the story of photojournalist Sarah Goodwin barely surviving a bomb blast in Iraq, caught in a tug-of-war between her exhilarating career and the contentment of family life. Shows through May . Fri.-Sat.: pm; Sun.: :pm. Center Stage Theater,  Paseo Nuevo. $-$. Call - or visit centerstagetheater.org.

/-/: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying  This offering from S.B. High School Theatre about a young window cleaner’s very sudden and morally questionable rise from the mailroom to VP of advertising, with its songs like “Been a Long Day” and “Brotherhood of Man,” will make Mad Men seem boring. Also shows May - and at pm on May . pm. S.B. High School,  E. Anapamu St. $-$. Call - x or visit sbhstheatre.com.

FRIDAY 5/2 /: Live Music in the Barrel Room with Natalie Wattre  Come listen to this passionate and soulful singer with her raspy vocal edge sing originals and cover songs ranging from The Beatles to Gnarls Barkley. -pm. Carr Winery,  N. Salsipuedes St. Free. Ages +. Call -.

2-4 /-/: 38th Annual Isla Vista Jugglers Fair  Bring the family and participate in open juggling and free workshops, or just watch the many jugglers, unicyclists, clowns, and magicians at UCSB. There is a public show benefiting the S.B. Rape Crisis Center. Fri.: -pm; Sat.: am-pm; Sun.: am-pm. Visit sbjuggle.org for a full schedule.

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JOHN ZANT’S GAME OF THE WEEK /-/: College Baseball: San Bernardino Valley at Santa Barbara City College  SBCC is making its fourth consecutive appearance in the Southern Cal Regional play-offs. The Vaqueros (-) are seeded No. , and San Bernardino Valley (-) is seeded No. . The winner of their best-of-three series will advance to the second round May -. SBCC finished second in the Western State Conference North. League champion Oxnard is the No. –seeded team in the play-offs. The Vaqueros are - on their home field. Two of their hitters with clout are second baseman Brett Sesma (. average) and outfielder Connor McManigal (.). Fri.: pm; Sat.: am (and, if necessary, pm). Pershing Park,  Castillo St. $-$. Call -.

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/: Joe Rogan  A standup comedian for more than  years, Joe Rogan (pictured) — who is also an actor, writer, color commentator, entrepreneur, trained martial artist, and host of his own podcast called The Joe Rogan Experience — will have you laughing with his inquisitive and intense comedic style. pm. Lobero Theatre,  E. Canon Perdido. $.. Call - or visit lobero.com.

/: Meet Our Endorsed Candidates  Please join the Democratic Women of S.B. County to learn more about Congressmember Lois Capps, Assemblymember Das Williams, and Supervisor Janet Wolf. The suggested donation includes a drink ticket and appetizers. :-:pm. Butler Event Ctr.,  State St. $-$. Call  or visit democraticwomen sb.org.

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/: Women’s Literary Festival  This festival celebrates women authors and the diverse life experiences that

have shaped their writings. Admission will include morning coffee, full salad luncheon, all presentations, and book-signing opportunities. This is a nonprofit event promoting literacy and diversity. :am-:pm. Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort,  E. Cabrillo Blvd. $. Call - or visit womensliteraryfestival.com. Read more on p. . /: Kermes Cinco de Mayo Festival and Fundraiser  This Fifth of May Festival will have music, entertainment, and an auction. You must come hungry for the tacos, tamales, enchiladas, posole, horchata (a rice beverage, yum!), and more. This benefit for the scholars of Monroe will be hosted by the Parent Teacher Association. -pm. Monroe Ele-

mentary School,  Flora Vista Dr. Free. Call -. /: Cookbook Launch Party  The nonprofit S.B. Culinary Arts invites you to a fundraising cookbook launch to taste elegant wines and delicious appetizers prepared by the esteemed faculty, students of the School for Culinary Arts, and selected chefs featured in the cookbook. pm. Gourmet Dining Rm., SBCC,  Cliff Dr. $. Call - or visit santabarbara culinaryarts.com. Read more on p. . /: Wild Horses and Wildflowers  Join Return to Freedom as wild horse herds are released from winter pastures into summer pastures. There will be organic gourmet food, wine tastings, a silent auction, live music, a Native American blessing, and hay rides for the kids. All proceeds will go toward the sanctuary. -pm. Return to Freedom American Wild Horse Preservation & Sanctuary,  Jalama Rd., Lompoc. $-$. Call - or visit returnto freedom.org. /: Chocolate de Vine  Guests will enjoy sampling delicious desserts and wines and witness a judged competition of chocolate creations. There will be silent and live auctions. Proceeds will support the Rape Crisis Center. VIP reception: pm; -:pm. Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Event Ctr.,  San Antonio Creek Rd. $-$. Call - or visit

3 /: Anjelah Johnson  This comedian’s tales of being raised as a female of Mexican and Native-American descent will bring a refreshing comedic brilliance to racial stereotypes. pm. Granada Theatre,  State St. $-$. Call - or visit granadasb.org.

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/-/: Don Quixote  The Goleta School of Ballet and Goleta Ballet Theatre invite you to this ballet classic about the adventurer and his impassioned and dramatic quest to prove the importance of chivalry. Sat: pm; Sun: pm. Marjorie Luke Theatre,  E. Cota St. $. Call - or visit goleta schoolofballet.com.

/: California Bookstore Day  Did you know that independent bookstores are not just stores but community centers run by passionate readers, a place to meet your favorite author, and a quiet place to peruse aimlessly? There will be  exclusive California Bookstore Day books and prints available on a first-come, first-served basis. am-pm. Chaucer’s Books,  State St. Free. Visit chaucers books.com or call -. /: Danny Click  This Sings Like Hell series show promises to lift you up with guitar playing and songs from Click’s newest album, Life Is A Good Place, which has been on the country, pop and Americana radio charts for  consecutive months. pm. Lobero Theatre,  E. Canon Perdido. $. Call - or visit lobero.com.

SUNDAY 5/4 /: Jewish Festival 2014  Be a part of this important part of S.B.’s rich history of ethnic celebrations that will include Israeli dancing, children’s activities, artisans, food, and speakers and area dignitaries who will honor Israel’s th Independence Day and Day of Remembrance. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit future festivals. am-pm. Oak Park,  W. Junipero St. Call - or visit jewishsantabarbara.org. /: Hats & Horses: TV Santa Barbara’s Charity Polo Event & Taste  Wear your best hat to this

event that includes two polo matches, food and wine, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds help to support the mission and programs of TV Santa Barbara, including Youth Media Programs and media production services for nonprofit organizations. Noon-:pm. S.B. Polo & Racquet Club,  Foothill Rd., Carpinteria. $. Call () - or visit event brite.com.

/: Los Angeles Philharmonic  The Los Angeles Philharmonic will reinvent the concept of a st-century orchestra under the vibrant leadership of Gustavo Dudamel as they present works from Johannes Brahms and Andrew Norman. pm. Granada Theatre,  State St. $-$. Call - or visit granadasb.org. /: Arianna String Quartet  Chamber On The Mountain, Ojai’s newest performing arts organization, presents this quartet that has established itself as one of America’s finest chamber ensembles, praised for “tonal warmth, fastidious balance … expressive vitality” (Chicago Tribune). pm. Logan House,  Ojai-Santa Paula Rd., Ojai. $-$. Ages +. Call - or visit chamberonthe mountain.com.

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/: B2B Breakfast  This Business--Business breakfast will show you how to achieve career goals with an innovative curriculum, scholarship support, small classes, and faculty committed to personal attention at Antioch. There will be an opportunity to introduce yourself and your business. :am-:am. Earl Warren Showgrounds,  Calle Real. $-$. Call - or visit antiochsb.edu. /: Ann Patchett  This New York Times best-selling author, who opened an independent bookstore in her hometown to fight corporate giants, will reflect on her life and her book, a blend of literature and memoir, This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. Free-$. Call - or visit artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu. Read more on p. . /: Baauer + Danny Brown  In a music world of interchangeable hashtag raps and million-hit videos, aren’t you finding it hard to find a true original? Come see Danny Brown, and remember why you love this music. pm. La Casa de la Raza,  E. Montecito St. $-$. Call - or visit zvents.com.

WEDNESDAY 5/7 /: Looking for a Franchise?: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly  Join Jim Smith and Bob Vitamante, SCORE counselors with extensive backgrounds as both franchisees and franchisors, as they explore the pros and cons of buying a franchise. -am. Faulkner Gallery,  E. Anapamu St. Free. Visit sbscore .org. /: HabiTour Habitat for Humanity of Southern S.B. County opens up the Canon Perdido Affordable Homes construction site for free tours so guests can learn how future Habitat homeowners are selected and ways that the community can be involved. pm.  E. Canon Perdido St. Free. Call -. 

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/: Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn  Don’t miss two of the world’s most highly regarded banjo players on the same stage. During their first S.B. appearance, the husbandand-wife team will perform a mix of traditional and original songs. A free meet-the-artist conversation with Abigail Washburn and professors Michael Berry (UCSB) and Jeffrey Wasserstrom (UC Irvine) will take place at pm at UCSB’s MultiCultural Center. pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. $$. Call -.

Saturday, May 10 / 3:00 p.m. / Free UCSB Campbell Hall Sandra Day O’Connor (Retired), Associate Justice, was the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Born in El Paso, Texas in 1930 and spent her early childhood on her family’s large Lazy-B-Cattle Ranch in southeastern Arizona. She received her B.A. and LL.B. from Stanford University. President Reagan nominated her as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and she took her seat September 25, 1981. Justice O’Connor retired from the Supreme Court on January 31, 2006. In 2009, President Obama awarded Justice O’Connor America’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Since stepping down from the bench, Justice O’Connor has dedicated her time and energy to civics education in the U.S. She serves as Chairperson of the iCivics Board of Directors.

/: An Evening with Branford Marsalis  This New Orleans native will offer up an impressive collection of original compositions and modern and classic jazz standards with his tightly knit quartet of musicians. VIP tickets include a preshow reception and premier seating. pm. Lobero Theatre,  E. Canon Perdido. $-$. Call - or visit lobero.com.

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During the month of May, owners of Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes can get their pets spayed or neutered for free as part of “Chihuahuas de Mayo.” The program is intended to educate the public regarding the startling number of chi-chis and chi-chi mixes living in shelters — as many as 30 percent of all shelter dogs are of wee stature. Pet owners must reside in Santa Barbara County to qualify; surgeries will be provided for the first 400 dogs signed up. To make an appointment, contact one of the following participating facilities: the County Humane Societies in Santa Maria (349-3435), Santa Ynez (688-8224), and Santa Barbara (964-4777 x20), as well as CARE4Paws (968-2273) and S.B. County Animal Services, Santa Maria (934-6968). For more information, visit projectpetsafe .org. — Michelle Drown

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Jiddu Krishnamurti (pictured) was an influential thinker of the 20th century whose spiritual and philosophical teachings are alive and well today around the world and just up the road in Ojai. Born in British India in 1895, Krishnamurti relocated to Ojai in 1922, where he lived until his death in 1986. Each May, the Krishnamurti Foundation of America holds two days of free workshops, programs, music, and art for both adults and teens at Krishnamurti’s former house, which is now a center for his ideas. This year’s May Gathering, as it is called, focuses on the notion of “unconditioning,” a term he coined to explain the predicament of modern humanity. “[For a] mind that has been so heavily conditioned for so many centuries … [is] it possible to uncondition itself … and therefore be free, capable, intensely alive, anew, fresh so that it can meet any problem?” Krishnamurti asked. The May Gathering takes place Saturday-Sunday, May 10-11, at the Krishnamurti Educational Center, 1070 McAndrew Road, Ojai. For more information, call 646-2726 or visit kfa.org. — MD

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ward-winning author Ann Patchett (pictured) wouldn’t divulge too many secrets about her upcoming Arts & Lectures talk at UCSB but said she hopes attendees leave understanding the importance of “good deeds.” Pachett’s own good deeds to the literary world are many. Her Santa Barbara visit comes on the heels of her recently released third nonfiction book — she has also written six novels — titled This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage. And in 2011, she opened Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore in Nashville, Tennessee. Although many have forecasted a grim future for books, Patchett disagreed. “People in general are finally starting to understand that you have to support the things that you want to see live.” The importance of commitment runs rampant in Happy Marriage, which assembles 22 nonfiction pieces Patchett has written over the years. In the titular story, she explores her long-term relationship with her now-husband, Karl, and how a health scare put their relationship on paper. In “This Dog’s Life” and “Dog without End”— surely to be the most affecting stories for the dog lovers out there — Patchett delves into the all-consuming love she felt for her dog Rose. Those two stories are familiar ones — human meets dog, dog warms human’s heart, young dog becomes old dog, and sadness ensues — but are touching all the same. “It’s so mundane in a way,” Patchett said. “If you’ve got dogs, you’ve had that experience.” Patchett said that her next novel is brewing in her head, but that in the meantime she will be sticking to writing shorter nonfiction pieces and overseeing her bookstore. She will be speaking at UCSB’s Campbell Hall on Tuesday, May 6, at 8 p.m. For more information, — Lyz Hoffman call 893-3535 or visit artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu.

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Have you attended the festival before, and what’s your role this year? I actually just

attended for the first time last year. I was so impressed by the quality of speakers and the quality of the audience — it’s like a who’s who of women in Santa Barbara. I’m excited to be part of it this year and honored to be invited. I’ll be doing one of the breakout sessions, where I plan to read some of my own poetry and talk about the role of poet laureates in general. Maybe I’ll even talk a little bit about the craft of writing.

What do you see as the benefits of a literary event that features exclusively female writers? I think it’s nice to have a space where there’s

a voice for women. Women do tend to be underrepresented in terms of visible presentations, invitations to read in prestigious settings, and number of books that get published. A festival like this also introduces a wonderful sisterhood element and allows people to connect to more feminine themes. It’s just nice to have a space where it’s not so much about the relationship between men and women; it’s more about women’s perspectives.

What would you say to readers who find poetry difficult? A lot of women poets — other

than Gertrude Stein, who is perhaps the least accessible poet of all time — are witty, observant, compassionate, and wonderfully playful with language. Emily Dickinson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Elizabeth Bishop, Wendy Cope, Kay Ryan — I’m influenced both by past voices and newer ones. I love Dickinson’s voice of the little, quiet woman in the attic and also the wild, passionate love of St. Vincent Millay. I see that passion informing contemporary female poets, like Patricia Smith, who’s out there just rocking it. It’s also great that our new U.S. poet laureate, Natasha Tretheway, is a woman and is among the youngest poet laureates ever named. It’s an exciting time to be a female poet writing in the English — ES language.

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is peers at Cabrillo High School may not know it, but Derek Young is a poet laureate. It’s a distinction not many 17-year-olds can claim, and to Young it represents far more than his talent with words. Last summer, Young was incarcerated at Los Prietos Boys Camp, the juvenile detention center located in the Los Padres National Forest. He was 16 years old, and it was his second time facing time for drug-related offenses. “The first time, I was young, and I didn’t use the experience wisely,” Young said, remembering his prior stay at Los Prietos when he was 14. The second time, though, something in him woke up. “They teach you work ethic and self-discipline and help you stay on track,” he said of the program. “You realize you have to take hold of your own life and become a leader.” For Young, many of these realizations took place in English class at the camp’s Los Robles High School. A bright student with a stylish command of language, Young began to produce original poems that expressed his growing belief in the rehabilitation process and the importance of personal responsibility. His poems were anthologized in Bridges, a collection of student poetry published biannually by instructional aide Colleen Hefley and English teacher Victor Prado. Among Young’s poems from the collection is “Put in the Effort,” an admonishment that might be aimed at his younger self: “If only you believed what the Lord tried to stress to you / Instead of trying to be cool and protect what is said of you / If only you stayed humble and tried not to / Bite the hand that fed you.” In October of last year, Young completed his program at Los Prietos, taking with him a copy of the book. Then in January, he was called back to the camp — this time for a special event honoring the work of former U.S. poet laureate William Stafford, who spent time at Los Prietos Civilian Public Service Camp as a contentious objector during WWII. On what would have been Stafford’s 100th birthday, Young rose before those gathered to read Stafford’s poetry as well as his own. He was then named the first poet laureate of Los Prietos Boys Camp for the quality and qu q anti tity ityy of of writing wrritin writ ingg he h produced during the program. and quantity

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ow in its ninth year, the Women’s Literary Festival has established its place as one of the Central Coast’s most beloved celebrations of reading and writing. With an emphasis on diversity and social justice and Chryss Yost a focus on women’s words, the festival draws together some of Santa Barbara’s most engaged thinkers. This year’s lineup includes Anne Cherian, the Indian-American novelist whose books include A Good Indian Wife and The Invitation, and L.A.–based author and historian Nancy L. Cohen, author of Delirium: The Politics of Sex in America. Appearing alongside the out-of-town authors will be Santa Barbara’s own poet laureate, Chryss Yost, whose new volume of poetry, Mouth & Fruit, is just out from Gunpowder Press. Last week, I caught up with Yost to discuss her role in the festival and her passion for poetry.

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As he nears the end of his junior year at Cabrillo High, Young is thriving: maintaining a high GPA, playing football and baseball, and looking for more creative writing opportunities. These days, he describes his relationship with Los Prietos as “friendly,” adding, “I respect them for turning me around.” And if his poems are anything to go on, Young has figured out where ultimate responsibility for his life lies. His poem “The Answer,” ends with this telling stanza: “So don’t ask me for wisdom / or you will just be disappointed / for only you can get anointed / from yourself to be your own king.” — Elizabeth Schwyzer

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our hours from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara is a rather slow time by automotive standards, but what if it were accomplished by human power on the pedals rather than horsepower on the pistons? Then the distance of 108 miles — so we’re talking an average speed better than 25 miles per hour — is impressive. When more than 250 cyclists in Stage 5 of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California (ATOC) reach the city limits on Thursday, May 15, they will be whizzing by at 50 mph on the downhill side of Highway 154. Once they level out, they’ll have to negotiate several sharp turns before stretching out into a fast sprint from Shoreline Drive to the finish line on Cabrillo Boulevard, between Garden Street and Calle César Chávez. It will be the third time that a stage of the ATOC finishes on our waterfront (several others started here). In 2006, the tour’s inaugural year, George Hincapie surged to the front in the final pedal strokes of a race that started in San Luis Obispo. Last year, the fifth stage started in Santa Clarita, and Tyler Farrar of Team Garmin-Sharp topped the podium after edging out a pack that came wheeling around the Bird Refuge. The Amgen Tour, covering more than 700 miles in eight stages, bills itself as “America’s Greatest Race,” and as cycling events go, it holds the title. The 16 teams in this year’s race, each consisting of eight riders, include nine teams that claim elite professional status. Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team, the overall winner of the 2013 ATOC, will not return to defend his title. As the team’s leader in the Tour de France, he will spend the next two months training in Europe. BMC has designated Peter Stetina, another American rider, to spearhead its forces in California. Sacramento will be the starting point of the ninth Amgen Tour on May 11, and it will finish in Thousand Oaks on May 18. One of the toughest stages will be the sixth, on May 16, from Santa Clarita to Mountain High. Stage 5, beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Pismo Beach pier, will include a sprint in Arroyo Grande. The riders will wind through the Santa Barbara County wine country on their way to San Marcos Pass. The anticipated time of the finish is 3:45 p.m. If Cannondale Pro Cycling’s Peter Sagan is in the field, he will be flying down Cabrillo Boulevard. The Slovakian sprinter has notched a record total of 10 stage wins in the Amgen Tour. Ken Hanson of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling will be motivated to win in Santa Barbara, his onetime hometown, after he lost by mere feet to Farrar last year. And don’t count out Trek Factory Racing’s Jens Voigt, a wily 43-yearold German who is expected to retire after this year. Voigt scored the biggest and most pleasant surprise in 2013 when he won Stage 6 from Santa Barbara to Avila Beach. Susie Willett, the chairperson of the Local Organizing Committee and an avid cyclist herself, suggested some

favorable viewing spots on the course: the top of San Marcos Pass, as the cyclists end their climb; also, the intersections of Modoc and Las Positas roads, Las Positas and Cliff Drive, and Cliff and Meigs Road, where they will be gathering for the final push. The best place to follow the race from start to finish will be the VIP tent at the finish line. It will feature big-screen TVs, food and beverages, and bleachers set up to give ticketed spectators a clear view of the final sprint. Tickets cost $75 until May 12 and $100 thereafter. Proceeds will benefit the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Bike Coalition, and Echelon Junior cycling program. Sign up at santabarbaratour ofcalifornia.com. People interested in serving as race volunteers also can register at that website. Santa Barbara is one of four host cities to stage the Amgen Breakaway Mile, a walk along the racecourse for cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates. It is limited to the first 150 registrants. Visit amgentourofcalifornia.com/breakawaymile. There will be free entertainment and many products and services on display during a lifestyle festival that starts at 11:30 a.m. on May 15 on Cabrillo Boulevard. Willett, who works for Visit Santa Barbara, invites locals to join cycling enthusiasts from around the world. “Come on down,” she said. “Take a long lunch break.”

BARNEY’S LEGACY: It is doubtful that Santa Barbara would have become a frequent stop on the Amgen Tour without Barney Berglund’s devotion to the sport of cycling. Berglund made his hometown a charter city in 2006 when he chaired the first Local Organizing Committee, and he led the effort to bring the tour back in 2013 after an absence of four years. He was being treated for a deadly form of cancer when the last race came around and brought on Willett and Jack Bianchi as cochairs. Berglund died three months ago. “Barney was a strong rider, and a week after he passed, a hundred of us met at the Mission and cycled up Gibraltar Road,” Willett said. “We called it Barney’s Ride.” She liked the idea of crowning Berglund as Santa Barbara’s Perpetual King of the Mountain. “I watched Barney pursue the Tour of California in 2006, and I saw it gain traction not only among enthusiasts but the whole city,” Willett said. “It’s a tribute to him.”

OFF TO THE RACES: Last May, Ken Hanson (pictured above center, and left in orange-stripped helmet) took second place out of several hundred cyclists who pedaled into Santa Barbara for the Stage 4 finish of the Amgen Tour 2013. Our seaside hamlet will once again be a resting place for the ATOC participants this May 15. Covering more than 700 miles in eight stages, the competition bills itself as “America’s Greatest Race.”

MOVING ON: The sports community has lost a number of

prominent figures this year, most tragically UCSB water polo player Nick Johnson and Maggie Daly, an 18-year-old member of Santa Barbara City College’s state championship women’s golf team. Daly, from Alamo, California, was killed April 9 in a traffic accident near her hometown. Lorenzo Dall’Armi, a former president of SBCC and superintendent of schools, died at 91 on March 8. “Dal” was quite an athlete in his day, winning tennis championships at Santa Barbara High School (SBHS) and UCSB and impressing beachgoers with his volleyball skills more than 50 years ago. Dale Okinaka and Frank Swain, two members of the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame, also passed away recently. Okinaka, an early basketball star at San Marcos High School, made a huge impact as a coach of girls softball. Swain began compiling sports statistics when he was a schoolmate of Eddie Mathews at Santa Barbara High and held positions in the Round Table, SBHS Alumni Association, and the Semana Nautica sports festival.

HALL OF FAME: The Round Table will host its 47th

annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Monday, May 19, at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort. It will feature the induction of seven new members: Stefanie Christoferson, San Marcos basketball and softball; Megan Enyeart, Dos Pueblos basketball; Mike Fitzgerald, San Marcos volleyball; Lola Trenwith Georgi, Santa Barbara High tennis; Scott Winnewisser, Bishop Diego football, basketball, and volleyball; Rick Olmstead, volleyball coach at several schools; and Joan Russell Price, community athletic administrator. Reservations to the banquet are recommended at SBART.org. For more sports, including a weekly highlight schedule, see independent.com/sports. may 1, 2014

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produce and seafood and conscientiously raised beef.” The recipes, which are organized alphabetically and easy to follow, include such delicacies as lobster terrine (by the school’s own Stephanie Rapp) and sous-vide loin of venison (by Bacara’s Johan Denizot) to more rustic fare like David Cecchini’s bolognese sauce and Brophy Bros.’ garlic baked clams to sweets such as Sage & Onion’s sticky toffee and Renaud’s raspberry tart. The cumulative effect is rabidly mouth-watering and should go a long way in alerting more Santa Barbarans to the magic coming out of SBCC’s program. “It’s really a cultural asset for the city and a bit unrecognized,” said Takahashi.“Hopefully this book will bring some awareness to the school and to our little nonprofit.”

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The first 1,000 Santa Barbara Culinary Arts cookbooks are now available at independent bookstores all over town and will be celebrated with a special release party this Saturday, May 3, 1-3 p.m., at SBCC’s gourmet dining room, with culinary program teachers and students preparing food to go along with wines from Refugio Ranch and Westerly. Ten of the featured chefs will also be on hand to sign copies. See santabarbaraculinaryarts.com.

• Speaking of books, there’s a new resource for touring the region’s many wineries: Publisher Tom Silberkleit’s The California Directory of Fine Wineries recently released its Central Coast e-book, written by K. Reka Badger, Cheryl Crabtree, and Marty Olmstead, with photography by Robert Holmes. The up-to-date, informationladen collection displays beautifully on your tablet devices, but also works well on your smartphones, too. See CaliforniaFineWineries.com. • Certified Cicerone Zachary Rosen is hosting an innovative beer-music pairing event called Spring Storm on Sunday, May 4, 5-8 p.m., in the Bourbon Room (4444 Hollister Ave.; 265-3788). Two 45-minute sets will be played by Jim Connolly on banjo and then the three-piece acoustic band Waters Rising, and there will be a beer and flatbread-pizza break in between. There are six beers total, and tickets are $60. • The Santa Barbara Independent’s fifth annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest is now taking submissions. See independent.com/bbq for info on how to enter! • Elizabeth Reed’s Food & Wine Safari embarks again on May 7 at The Biltmore with a showdown between Larry Schaffer’s Tercero Wines from the Santa Ynez Valley and Kevin Riley’s Proulx Wines from Paso Robles, all paired with expertly crafted food. See foodandwinesafari.com.

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Piece of Mind: Chocolatier Ashleigh Johnston-Barton was diagnosed with celiac disease 12 years ago, but she didn’t let that prevent her from creating delicious treats. Instead, she established her own gluten-free bakery, specializing in cakes and chocolates, explaining, “I used it as a way to create what I wanted to eat.” Barton’s trademark item is a dark-chocolatetruffle passion-fruit buttercream, but she’s concocting a figand-honey caramel truffle especially for this year’s Chocolate de Vine. She’s been affiliated with the SBRCC since 1997 and looks forward to contributing to the event every year. Mama Ganache: Not long after Tom Neuhaus visited his first fair-trade cocoa cooperative in 2003, he started his own business to help cacao farmers in developing countries. “As a result, I’ve been traveling to Africa ever since,” said Neuhaus of that pivotal trip to Ghana. Neuhaus founded Project Hope and Fairness in 2004 with the intention of exposing people who practice unfair cocoa trading, but his organization has accomplished much more since then. Neuhaus also sells the Native Power Bar, which comes complete with fudge, chewy caramel, toasted almonds, and a rich coating of dark or milk chocolate. Half of the proceeds from Mama Ganache sales at Chocolate de Vine will go toward Project Hope and Fairness. See mama-ganache.com. Stafford’s Famous Chocolates: This is Stafford’s first Chocolate de Vine, and co-owner Benjamin Taylor is delighted about the opportunity to show off their sweets. “This is very exciting,” he said, “and it’s for a good cause!” Larry Stafford founded the company in Porterville, California, in 1987, but Taylor and his father bought the business in 2010 and opened a second store in Los Olivos soon after. Customers at each store prefer different items, said Taylor, explaining that Los Olivos wine country clientele go for the dark chocolates while Porterville patrons reach for milk-chocolate varieties. But the Ooey Gooey Bar, one of Larry Stafford’s original recipes, is a unanimous customer favorite that will definitely be showcased at the fundraiser. The bar comes on a stick, consists of fluffy homemade marshmallow, natural peanut butter, and caramel that’s covered in a creamy layer of dark or milk chocolate and is topped with crunchy California almonds. See staffordsfamouschocolates.com. —Kailey Erlich >>>


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884-9419; cadario.net) opened in 1997 to overwhelming success — so much so that head chef Dario Furlati eventually opened a pizzeria next door to accommodate all his customers.“Our food is fresh and prepared in the moment,” said Furlati when asked what made his place such a hit. “We don’t cut corners.” The native Italian upholds his homeland’s tradition of keeping dishes fresh and light, which is all too important when it comes to vegetarian food.“In Italian cooking, anything can be made vegetarian,” he said of the cuisine’s adaptability. For his vegetarian clientele, he recommends a fusilli pasta alla puttanesca. With organic produce — Kalamata olives, red and yellow tomatoes, capers, and parsley — and a light dusting of grated pecorino cheese, a simple pasta dish comes to life. When it comes to pasta, it is all too important to add a range of colors in order to make it not only healthy but also exciting. The dish is effortless and inviting, as if meant to be enjoyed on a sun-drenched Riviera terrace. Guests can also customize their order by requesting wholewheat or gluten-free pasta.

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taurants tend to shy away from vegetarian dishes, but we are in the hospitality business,” said Ron True, head chef and owner at Arlington Tavern ( W. Victoria St.; 770-2626; arlingtontavern.com), and that’s what makes his restaurant so unique. The menu’s grilled tofu main course is a welcomed change for vegetarian diners who are tired of house salads being their only option at nonvegetarian restaurants. The dish contains hearty strips of tender grilled tofu on a bed of locally grown market vegetables, rice pilaf, and a ponzu sauce. “I have friends who are vegetarian,” True said,“so I want this place to be available for them to come in and get a dish like that.” Serving tofu at a tavern is a brave move, but with flavors that pop and a perfect combination of comfort and originality, the dish is gaining popularity.“We sell quite a bit of tofu,” True said, “and people come in specifically for it.” The Palace Grill: The Palace Grill ( E. Cota St.; 963-5000; palacegrill.com) opened 29 years ago and was quickly adopted as a hometown favorite. “It was unique because we were bringing regional Cajun cuisine to Santa Barbara,” said Errol Williams, who, as the restaurant’s general manager, is also proud of winning the award for best service in Santa Barbara 26 times since opening in May 1985. What diners might not know is that The Palace Grill offers more than old-style jambalaya, shrimp gumbo, and the other meat- and seafood-heavy dishes that typify Cajun cuisine. Williams recommended the fusilli al fumo, a pasta dish with roasted eggplant and red peppers, smoked mozzarella, and a sweet tomato basil cream sauce. It maintains the spicy flavors of Cajun cuisine, and the dish gives off a zesty Southern flair that is not often found in vegetarian cooking. Not your traditional Italian pasta, the fusilli al fumo is one of the restaurant’s dishes that give vegetarians a genuine taste of the South. ■

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A INDIGO INTERIORS: 1323 State Street, 805-962-6909 Askew to Zorthian: Artist Opening Reception, for new works by two local artists. Anthony Askew’s Mono Type Prints surprise and delight with his masterful compositions and color through the medium of ink on paper. Seyburn Zorthian’s ever-evolving paintings reflect their origins in her early study of Japanese brush work and American abstract expressionism. Pouring wine from Buttonwood Winery.

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GALLERIES, MUSEUMS & VENUES 1528 State Street, 805-962-6444 New watercolor paintings by Mike Rider, who has recently returned from travels abroad, in addition to works inspired by our beautiful scenery here. Come have a glass of wine while enjoying Mike’s colorful and happy realistic renditions.

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1324 State Street, 805-963-2332 A two-person exhibition of acrylics by Michael Ferguson and Marcia Burtt. Ferguson lives in Washington State; his large-scale paintings of the north coast vibrate with fractured color, creating an illusion of three dimensions but always bowing to the flatness of paint on board. Burtt presents new paintings created from the South Coast to southern France.

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7 & 11 East Anapamu Street, 805-730-1460 Sullivan Goss celebrates the opening reception for the latest exhibition of work by famed contemporary Tonalist painter Jon Francis. Also on view: De Forest’s Santa Barbara, Magical Realism, Richard Haines: Midcentury Master, and Spacks Street 108.

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13 BELLA ROSA GALLERIES: 1103-A State Street, 805-966-1707 May Showers - Erin Williams Watercolors: Showcasing vibrant, large scale paintings of seascapes and flowers. Erin’s distinct watercolors capture the divinity and beauty of nature and are filled with a joy that is contagious. Also: “Heart of Glass” featuring the work of Santa Barbara glass artist Tim Lindemann, showcasing his lighting & sculpture. Enjoy wine tasting to benefit the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara. 14 SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL MUSEUM 136 East De La Guerra Street, 805-966-1601 Enjoy a sneak peek of Lutah: A Passion For Architecture, A Life In Design, which was launched into the headlines during the Film Festival. The film, presented by the Lutah Maria Riggs Society and directed by award-winning Kum-Kum Bhavnani, explores the life of a little known architect during the early 20th century in Santa Barbara. Wine-tasting provided by Lieff Wines. Always family-friendly. 42

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E BRASIL ARTS CAFÉ: 1230 State Street, 805-845-7656 Introducing Brazilian culture to Santa Barbara with an EDrink-Move vibe. Eat and Drink in the restaurant, Eat-DrinkMove vibe. Eat and Drink in the restaurant, Move inside the 1400 square foot studio where you can learn Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts) or take exciting Samba classes or learn Afro Brazilian dance. Experience an authentic Capoeira experience and admire art from local artists. Junte-se a nós – Come join us! F ENCANTO: 1114 State Street #22, 805-722-4338 MOTHERS DAY TRUNK SHOW: showcasing BELLA NOTTE DUE: one-of-a-kind camisoles + blouses, made of vintage linens by a local seamstress. Also some great bags, jewelry, sandals + espadrilles — lots + lots of goodies to choose from for your special gal. G GARDEN COURT: 1116 De La Vina Street, 805-884-0095 This vibrant senior community center is excited to hold its second annual Art for the Ages celebration! Showcasing the creative spirit and original art from a diverse group of residents, family members, local students, and including drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture and lifetime accomplishment displays. Enjoy live music by Ron Paris, formerly of the Platters, refreshments and wine tasting from Ballard Lane Winery. POWELL-PERALTA SKATE SHOP

918 Chapala Street, 805-845-7580 Skate boarding has roots in Santa Barbara longer than most people know. We will have a presentation of art and the art of skateboards that date back more than twenty years, representing skate and art culture in Santa Barbara. Also: a live skateboarding demo!

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23 East Canon Perdido Street, 805-965-6448 The Santa Barbara Sculptors Guild will present a members exhibition of two and three dimensional works juried by Delphine Sims and Sydney Hengst, Assistant Curators of Photography and Asian Art at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Light refreshments, live music, and more.

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1114 State Street, La Arcada Court #8, 805-965-6611 Artist of the Month is Mieko Doerksen, a native of Tokyo, captures the natural beauty of florals and local architecture and landscapes. She pays careful attention to detail, broad value range, and color vibrancy. Her Asian touch of calligraphic detail is characteristic of her work. Featured artists are Liz Tallakson, Lori Lenz, Rebecca Stebbins, Iben Vestergaard, Soosan Marshall, and Kristy Vantrease.

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26 West Anapamu Street, 805-962-9164 Art for Change: Make a bid and get extraordinary bargains on art, photography and jewelry donated by our supporters. Enjoy wine & refreshments while you build your art collection and learn about the Fund for Santa Barbara, an organization that has been at the forefront of community based, progressive philanthropy, distributing over $5-million to more than 900 grassroots projects within Santa Barbara County. Artists include Brecia Kralovic-Logan and Jana Zimmer. Bidding closes at 7:30 P.M.

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1130 State Street, 805-963-4364 Family 1st Thursday: Bring the whole family to enjoy 1st Thursday together in SBMA’s Family Resource Center, located across from the Museum Café on the Lower Level. Sand Mandala Symbols: Select a symbol from the Tibetan Kalachakra (“Wheel of Time”) Sand Mandala installed in the Family Resource Center, and draw your version of it with thin lines of glue and vibrant shades of colored sand. Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm; Location: SBMA’s Family Resource Center; Free Heavenly Bodies: One of the strengths of SBMA’s permanent collection is the work that addresses the unshakable connection of science and photography. This exhibition will draw upon this strength and focus on images of astronomy. Ranging from the 19th century until today, the photographs in Heavenly Bodies address the miraculous universe, seen through the ever-changing lens of photography.

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229 East Victoria Street, 805-965-6307 Vishnu and Others: Exhibition by Julie Young, Ph.D. Inspired by natural landscapes, Julie Young’s abstract mixed media paintings convey an approximation of sensations experienced with particular environments. Strong colors and shifting forms engage with traces of meaning that lean into each other, fall away and rise up again.

The entire Estate of Plein Air paintings by Ejnar and Jorgen Hansen, including beautiful portraits, abstracts and fantastic works on paper, are now on permanent display and sale. Ejnar Hansen was a notable figure painter in southern California and received many commissions, notably for his interior work on The Adamson House in Malibu.

PERFORMANCES MTD BUS POETRY: Corner of State & Anapamu Street, 805-963-1032 Join Santa Barbara MTD for “My Haiku on the Bus!” Write your own three-line haiku (5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables) and your poem just may end up on an MTD bus. It’s easy: We ride the buses/both to and fro every day/ getting to someplace. Now you try!

SANTA BARBARA REVELS 900 State Street, Marshalls Patio, 3:30-4:30pm Join us this afternoon early for the 6th Annual May Day Celebration! Learn Spring songs and dances, make nose gays and garlands and weave ribbons ‘round the May Pole. With Revels Song leader Ken Ryals and featuring the English Country Dancers and the Pacific Sword Company. All ages welcome.

ART BARK: 900 State Street, Marshalls Patio, 5:00-8:00pm Join us for poetry with Maya Shaw Gale, Marilyn Romeo’s “Got Country” country line dance group, harpist Marsha Sherman, the Nicole McKenzie Improv Group (violin and dance), Yvette Johnson (contemporary dance), Meredith Cabaniss (contemporary dance), and Sino Arts (Chinese martial arts and dance). CYCLEMAYNIA: BICYCLE FASHION SHOW

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27 East Cota Street, 805-690-4913 Portfolio Show - Spring 2014: Each year the graduating students of Brooks Institute select a sample of their work to exhibit in the Portfolio Show. The work is selected by the students with the support of a faculty member and features projects created by graduating students in the Graphic Design, Professional Photography, and Visual Journalism programs. Photo by: Saskia Koerner

16 JADENOW GALLERY: 14 Parker Way, 805-448-2199 Simply sublime, to titillating, to exquisitely exciting — paintings to performance, all here now, at the new JadeNow Gallery, featuring fine contemporary carving and visionary art. From top to bottom, awakening consciousness is our intent! Please join us tonight for a very special evening of art, live music and wine! ART CRAWL The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative, in partnership with the Downtown Organization, will lead a curated Art Crawl through the 1st Thursday festivities. The Art Crawl starts at 5:30 in de la Guerra Plaza on the back steps of City Hall (735 Anacapa Street, then head around to the back).

1ST THURSDAY SPONSORS: These sponsors continue to make 1st Thursday possible. The downtown community would like to thank these Santa Barbara businesses for their support!

Paseo Nuevo Center Court Velo Vogue: Bicycle Fashion Show showcases cutting edge bicycles and fashion, along with live music by Sidewalk Affair while enjoying beer provided by the Haufman Brat Haus and Telegraph Brewing Company. The fashion show at 6:15 PM will feature local, national, and international fashion designers and retailers, incorporating the latest trends in bicycles, clothing, accessories and gear. Continue the evening with a fun Bike Moves costume ride (“Bike Prom” theme – costumes optional) leaving from De La Guerra Plaza at 7:30 PM along State Street finishing at a Bicycle Coalition fundraiser after party at Bici Centro at 9:15 PM.

WELCOME TO 1ST THURSDAY: AFTER HOURS! Join us for 1st Thursday: After Hours, 7:30pm-9:30pm when the Historic Theatre District venues of The Lobero Theatre, The Granada Theatre and The New Vic extend 1st Thursday culture, art and music offerings to provide the community unique live entertainment and behind the scenes experiences and opportunities to meet other performing arts enthusiasts.

THE GRANADA THEATRE: 1214 State Street, 805-899-2222 Join us tonight from 7:30-9:30pm for 1st Thursday: After Hours at The Granada Theatre. Presenting entertainment by Chris Fossek, local renowned flamenco guitarist, who will play infectious rhythms along with delicious nibbles provided compliments of a local restaurant partner and a “no host” full bar provided by Marquee Events. The Granada Theatre, The Lobero Theatre and The New Vic Theater are teaming up to offer these new 1st Thursday: After Hours events, held at a different theater each month.

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bit of “a Renaissance girl,” has recorded with a range of artists, including The Decemberists, Foo Fighters, Bill Frisell, and Paul Motian. She’s also recorded her own solo, multi-dubbed albums, including a complete a cappella recreation of The Who Sell Out. For The Haden Triplets, the sisters set up shop in Tanya’s house right after she and her husband, Jack Black, moved in. Its empty rooms and high ceiling made it a great impromptu studio, Petra asserts. While the album is primarily oldies, Haden Triplets the sisters do offer up one contemporary piece — Nick Lowe’s still fitting lament “Raining Raining,” a suggestion from Cooder.“You’re always supposed to have one song that’s a little different,” Petra says. “I’m just glad it wasn’t a heavy metal song in threepart harmony: ‘I am Iron Man,’” she goofily sings. The Santa Barbara show will feature most of the album and maybe an Everly Brothers tune the trio has taken to performing live. And their backing band’s nothing to scoff at either: John Konesky (known for his work with Tenacious D) is on guitar, J.P. Maramba plays bass, and Santa Barbaran Austin Beede mans the drums.“That’s cool,” Petra says.“We’ll hang out with him, and he’ll show us around.” Jackie Greene Catch the heavenly harmonizing of the Haden Triplets as part of the Americana Music Jam at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club ( State St.) on Saturday, May 3, at 7 p.m. Run Boy Run plays at 5 p.m., and Jackie Greene plays at 9 p.m. Visit artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu for tickets and — George Yatchisin info. JAY BLAKESBERG

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he Haden Triplets’ — yes, that’s jazz legend Charlie Haden’s daughters — take on the old-time Americana songbook on their eponymous new CD, mining every ounce of pretty/purty out of songs whose core ore is just sad, sad, sad. God might seem far, but one’s love tends to be even farther in chestnuts like “Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?” and “Tiny Broken Heart.” One might wonder how Rachel, Tanya, and Petra Haden ended up singing the songs of the Carter Family and the Louvin Brothers, but they have numerous reasons to, not the least being that biology makes for a fine three-part harmony. “We grew up listening to country music,” Petra explained during a recent phone interview.“When we were kids, we’d sing ‘You Are My Sunshine’ and ‘Single Girl, Married Girl.’” Santa Barbara will get a chance to hear the Triplets sing these songs on Saturday evening, when UCSB Arts & Lectures presents a nightlong Americana Music Jam on at SOhO. Alas, the man instrumental to getting the record made, Ry Cooder (the family seems to traffic in legends of all sorts), won’t be at the gig. The Triplets met Ry through his son, Joachim, who drummed for them at a KPFK benefit and convinced his father to sit in. Ry was so impressed that, according to Petra, “he called saying he wanted to produce an album for us. We were jumping up and down with excitement. We had recorded some songs years ago, but then everyone got busy.” That’s easy to believe; the trio’s résumés are jam-packed. Tanya has worked as a cellist and animator. Petra and Rachel both played in poppunk bands, and Petra, who considers herself a

FRENCH CONNECTION: Fantine (Rebekah Mann) and Jean Valjean (Geoffrey Lambeth) star in Les Misérables.

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Catch Mac DeMarco in concert, and you’ll bear witness to a balancing act of unrivaled peculiarity. Scraggly dressed and cigarette in hand, DeMarco will swig, cuss, and wax nonsensical. And just before you chalk him up to a being a complete moron, he’ll bust out a shimmery oddity of a guitar-pop jam, and all the foolishness will be forgotten. Following one particularly rambunctious (and X-rated) showing at last year’s South By Southwest, I likened DeMarco to Jack Johnson — if Jack Johnson drank an entire sixpack and took some Quaaludes before he hopped onstage. On Salad Days, the follow-up to 2012’s breakthrough album , the Canadian slacker king gets a bit more refined — and least in the production department. Cleared of the lo-fi fuzz and clutter, DeMarco’s quirky surf guitars are pushed to the forefront; on “Brother,” a schmaltzy hook smartly undercuts the lyrics; for “Let My Baby Stay,” we get tropicália à la Jonathan Richman that shines right down to the caterwauling fade-out. Later, “Passing Out Pieces” features a woozy synth so prominent that its hook nearly knocks the whole song over. All together, these eccentricities act as the perfect foil to DeMarco’s half-lidded speak-sing. They’re also only part of the bizarre mix of sinister, strange, and familiar that makes up DeMarco’s curious genius. — Aly Comingore

WHAT GOES AROUND Affter more th After than han 16 years on BBroadway, roadway and aan even longer run in London’s West End, there’s no doubting the popular appeal of Les Misérables. When a three-hour musical based on an even more dauntingly long 19th-century French novel captures the hearts of so many theatergoers, something special must be going on. David Holmes, the San Marcos teacher who is directing the school’s upcoming production of the show, knows just what that something is: “I didn’t completely appreciate the quality of the writing in the musical until I read the book,” he said last week during rehearsal. “It’s my favorite novel, but it has passages that you slog through because you know if the effort will pay off in the end, whereas the musical achieves a spectacular condensation of the action.” This enthusiasm for the way song can tell a complex story is just one of the things that Holmes has shared over his three decades of OPENS AT leadership in the theater department at San Marcos HIGH High. Another of his most cherished principles, student ownership of the show, can be seen in the enthusiasm with which current Royals are embracing their roles in front of and behind the curtain; there will be no adults backstage during these complex and expensive shows, just high schoolers. There’s also an additional element that’s sure to get everyone’s attention: the new revolving stage. Veteran craftsman Dave Johnson created the carousel that’s so crucial to the Les Mis experience, and Holmes would like nothing better than to see it revolving all year round. “At 18 feet across, it will fit on every stage in Santa Barbara,” Holmes said, “and it’s not for rent because I won’t charge for it. It can only be borrowed, and I like to think that it will become a community asset. It would make me feel really good if it did.” Les Misérables opens at San Marcos High School Theater ( Hollister Ave.) on Thursday, May 1, and runs through Saturday, May 10. Call 967-4581 or visit shopsmroyals .org for tickets and info. — Charles Donelan

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he house lights are still up when Mark Dendy, dressed in a military suit, clambers onto a stationary bicycle and begins to pedal, going nowhere. Downstage, a block of ice drips steadily into a fish tank: an oblique reference to the melting polar caps. Welcome to Dystopian Distractions!, an evening of scenes that range from raucously enter- GOOD SOLDIERS: Mark taining to violent and macabre. Dendy Projects dancers A variety show mash-up of dance, saluted the audience. spoken word, physical theater, music, and stage design, Dystopian Distractions! is Dendy’s dazzling and courageous commentary on America. It’s a wild, satirical romp through the wasteland of popular culture and modern warfare — subjects that could easily lead to a heavy-handed slog. Instead, Dendy achieves a rare and heady blend of high entertainment and smart social criticism. Among the many outstanding “distractions” of this production is Dendy’s solo. Seated downstage of the curtain, a gas mask pulled over his head, he animates an audio recording of Donald Rumsfeld; with his shoulders shuddering with every chuckle and his hands stirring and stabbing the air, he transforms a vapid interview into a riveting work of performance art. Many ghosts visited the stage over the course of this evening: Jimi Hendrix in his fringed jacket, Elvis Presley and his gilded toilet. For a few golden minutes, Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica” comes to life. Then we’re thrown back into the rushing stream of the 24-hour news cycle, reality TV, and infomercials starring “Ducky Doo Doo,” the oversexed toddler who prances about in kitten heels and flashes us with the American flag under her miniskirt. Throughout the hysteria moves a young woman dressed all in white. Whether encouraging children to set aside their toy soldiers or subjecting a man to a session of water boarding, she moves slowly and intentionally. Like the ice that will drip until the environment cools, she is the symbol of the American spirit, responding, as she must, to our actions and inactions. ■


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Death by Document The Consul, presented by Opera Santa Barbara. At the Granada Theatre, Sunday, April 27. Ground, presented by The Theatre Group at Santa Barbara City College. At the Jurkowitz Theatre, Saturday, April 26. Shows through May 10.

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COMPLETING THE PAPERWORK: Magda Sorel (Alexandra LoBianco) throws a consulate tantrum in Opera Santa Barbara’s The Consul. You need to listen to the heart-wrenching and humanaffirming arias like “Shall We Ever See?” sung magnificently by Mother (Buffy Baggott) or “To This We’ve Come” sung by Magda Sorel (Alexandra LoBianco). And you have to feel Menotti’s musical genius for symphonic writing, played by a crack orchestra under the direction of Brent Wilson. The overall experience was mesmerizing and thoroughly satisfying. In Ground, the issue is immigration, not emigration, and while documentation is still the all-important gateway, there is no exaggerated parody of bureaucracy. Here the problems wear the relativities and complexities of real life. The plot depicts a tragic ripping of seams among a few families in a rural town that has for generations lived a harmonious and humane, if not quite equal, life among citizen and noncitizen immigrants. Director R. Michael Gros has assembled a cast of six capable of truly memorable characterizations. Peter T. Rojas turns in a pivotal performance as the venerable farmhand Chuy Gallegos. Jennifer Marco appears as Zelda Preston, a young woman who fled the small town as a teenager, only to now return with the occasion of her father’s death. Adrian Marquez gives a phenomenal stage debut as Carl Zelaya, a Mexican American who takes a job with border patrol but, in turn, suffers estrangement from Mexican relatives and a kind of ever-present traitor’s guilt. Robert Demetriou is wonderful as the overzealous leader of the voluntary border patrol Citizen Alliance (think Minuteman Project). Marisol Miller-Wave and Maria V. Oliveira give excellent support■ ing performances as the Ochoa sisters. PAPAUL WELLMAN

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mmigration and documentation are not common themes in theater. For a city the size of Santa Barbara to open two such pieces in a single weekend is a strange coincidence, to say the least. The Theatre Group at Santa Barbara City College is currently playing Lisa Dillman’s Ground (2010), a beautifully crafted drama that spreads a tangle of race, property, citizenship, and divided loyalties in a small New Mexican border town. Opera Santa Barbara’s one-weekend run of The Consul (1950), by Italian-American writer/composer Gian Carlo Menotti, sings of a drab and dangerous totalitarian bureaucracy and the desperate attempt by the wife of a dissident man to emigrate. None of this, of course, is primarily intended as art for entertainment but theater to unsettle and provoke conscience. While the two productions differ in many respects, both stories pit personal dignity against paperwork and are rife with secrecy, law enforcement, manhunts, and death to the “guilty” who run at cross-purpose with the state and the innocent who fall through the cracks. That these two American works, written 60 years apart, should be so similar is hardly surprising; identity, authority, and the fence will forever preoccupy the Land of Migrations. The Consul is not a “fun” opera. It occupies a gray world that runs from bad to tragic. The real enemy in Menotti’s nameless state is not a dictator or ideology but mindless bureaucracy itself, parodied by an impressive set design showing the consulate interior stacked wall-to-wall and floor to ceiling in file drawers. “Your name is a number, your story’s a case,” sings the rule-bound Secretary (Nina Yoshida Nelsen), who spends her days managing a queue of would-be emigrants, one “Next” at a time, only to pronounce each file incomplete. Admittedly, at face value, none of this sounds promising. In order to understand how this show merited Menotti a Pulitzer Prize, and why this Santa Barbara production should have been a sellout, you need to take into account the elements of fantasy, personified by magician Nika Magadoff (Robert Watson), which pop with Technicolor against a backdrop of despair.

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hey say youth is wasted on the young. On Monday night, 13 Santa Barbara and Ventura high school students proved that truism wrong. Over the course of an hour and a half, the New Vic played host to 12 wonderfully YOUNG GUNS: Host Jamie Torcellini and 12 area high varied and impressively delivered musical school actors and actresses opened Monday’s competition numbers, performed by some of the ’s with “There’s No Business Like Show Business.” brightest young talents. The occasion: the first-ever Santa Barbara Independent High School Musical Awards, where two of the bill’s 13 perform- Claire Winch, a wonderfully nuanced baker’s wife from ers were chosen to represent Santa Barbara and Ventura at Into the Woods; Miranda Mize, a tear-jerking Nina from the Jerry Herman Awards, which will be held on June 1 at In the Heights; and Zachary Meade, an impressively plucky the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. The winners of that newsie. Following all the song and dance, Santa Barbara event will then head off to Broadway to compete in the High School freshman Camille Umoff and Pacifica High senior Jennika Nunag were awarded top honors for their 2014 Jimmy Awards. On Monday, host and musical comedy star Jamie Tor- stunning turns as Elphaba from Wicked and Kim from cellini did a splendid job of keeping the competition fun Miss Saigon, respectively. And together with their competiand funny. Songs were pulled from across the musical the- tors, these young ladies taught us that musical theater is not ater canon: Sofia Ross portrayed a spot-on Mary Poppins; only alive but thriving in our own backyard. ■

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An Exhibition Sponsored by Pacifica Graduate Institute Free & Open to the Public thru May 4 | 801 Ladera Ln., Santa Barbara

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Closing Ceremonies Saturday, May 3 Join us at Pacifica’s Ladera Lane Campus for this special event and a final opportunity to view the exhibition.

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It’s been a wild year for Santa Barbaran Kyle Nicolaides. At the helm of Beware of Darkness, the 23-year-old frontman spent the bulk of the past 12 months touring the world, sharing stages with rock legends like The Smashing Pumpkins and Jane’s Addiction. This week, the band wraps up its travels with a homecoming concert at SOhO. Here, Nicolaides shares some of his favorite snaps from the road.

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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) Fairview/Fiesta 5

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(Mar. 21 - Apr. 19): Dear Astrologer: We Aries people have an intense fire burning inside us. It’s an honor and a privilege. We’re lucky to be animated with such a generous share of the big energy that gives life to all of nature. But sometimes the fire gets too wild and strong for us. We can’t manage it. It gets out of our control. That’s how I’m feeling lately. These beloved flames that normally move me and excite me are now the very thing that’s making me crazy. What to do? — Aries Dear Aries: Learn from what firefighters do to fight forest fires. They use digging tools to create wide strips of dirt around the fire, removing all the flammable brush and wood debris. When the fire reaches this path, it’s deprived of fuel. Close your eyes and visualize that scene.

(June 21 - July 22): In the Transformers movies, Optimus Prime is a giant, extraterrestrial warrior robot. His body contains an array of weapons that he uses for righteous causes, like protecting Earth’s creatures. His character is voiced by actor Peter Cullen. Cullen has also worked extensively for another entertainment franchise: Winnie the Pooh. He does the vocals for Eeyore, a gloomy donkey who writes poetry and has a pink ribbon tied in a bow on his tail. Let’s make Cullen your role model for now. I’m hoping this will inspire you to get the Eeyore side of your personality to work together with the Optimus Prime part of you. What’s that you say? You don’t have an Optimus Prime part of you? Well, that’s what Eeyore might say, but I say different.

(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): I’m pretty sure God wants you to be rich. Or at least richer. And I know for a fact that I want you to be richer. What about you? Do you want to be wealthier? Or at least a bit more flush? Or would you rather dodge the spiritual tests you’d have to face if you became a money magnet? Would you prefer to go about your daily affairs without having to deal with the increased responsibilities and obligations that would come with a bigger income? I suspect you will soon receive fresh evidence about these matters. How you respond will determine whether or not you’ll be able to take advantage of new financial opportunities that are becoming available.

(Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Dear Oracle: I might be hallucinating, but recently I swear my pet iguana has been getting turned on whenever I disrobe in front of it. My naked body seems to incite it to strut around and make guttural hissing sounds and basically act like it’s doing a mating dance. Is it me, or is it the planets? I think my iguana is a Capricorn like me. — Captivating Capricorn Dear Capricorn: Only on rare occasions have I seen you Capricorns exude such high levels of animal magnetism as you are now. Be careful where you point that stuff! I won’t be shocked if a wide variety of creatures finds you extra alluring.

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(Apr. 20 - May 20): “My personal philosophy is not to undertake a project unless it is manifestly important and nearly impossible.” So said Taurus-born Edwin Land, the man who invented the Polaroid camera. I have a feeling these might be useful words for you to live by between your birthday in 2014 and your birthday in 2015. In the coming 12 months, you will have the potential of homing in on a dream that will fuel your passions for years. It may seem to be nearly impossible, but that’s exactly what will excite you about it so much — and keep you going for as long as it takes to actually accomplish.

(July 23 - Aug. 22): Do you finally understand that you don’t have to imitate the stress-addled workaholics and self-wounding overachievers in order to be as proficient as they are? Are you coming to see that if you want to fix, heal, and change the world around you, you have to fix, heal, and change yourself? Is it becoming clear that if you hope to gain more power to shape the institutions you’re part of, you’ve got to strengthen your power over yourself? Are you ready to see that if you’d like to reach the next level of success, you must dissolve some of your fears of success?

(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): The U.S. military budget this year is $633 billion. In comparison, the United Nations’ peacekeeping budget is $7.8 billion. So my country will spend 81 times more to wage war than the UN will spend to make peace. I would prefer it if the ratio were reversed, but my opinion carries no weight. It’s possible, though, that I might be able to convince you Scorpios, at least in the short run, to place a greater emphasis on cultivating cooperation and harmony than on being swept up in aggression and conflict. You might be tempted to get riled up over and over again in the coming weeks, but I think that would lead you astray from living the good life.

(Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): “Eat like you love yourself,” advises author Tara Stiles. “Move like you love yourself. Speak like you love yourself. Act like you love yourself.” Those four prescriptions should be top priorities for you, Aquarius. Right now, you can’t afford to treat your beautiful organism with even a hint of carelessness. You need to upgrade the respect and compassion and reverence you give yourself. So please breathe like you love yourself. Sleep and dream like you love yourself. Think like you love yourself. Make love like you love yourself.

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(May 21 - June 20): I wish there was a way you could play around with construction equipment for a few hours. I’d love it if you could get behind the wheel of a bulldozer and flatten a small hill. It would be good for you to use an excavator to destroy a decrepit old shed or clear some land of stumps and dead trees. Metaphorically speaking, that’s the kind of work you need to do in your inner landscape: move around big, heavy stuff; demolish outworn structures; reshape the real estate to make way for new building projects.

(Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): “Beauty is the purgation of superfluities,” said Michelangelo. Do you agree? Could you make your life more marvelous by giving up some of your trivial pursuits? Would you become more attractive if you got rid of one of your unimportant desires? Is it possible you’d experience more lyrical grace if you sloughed off your irrelevant worries? I suggest you meditate on questions like these, Virgo. According to my interpretation of the astrological omens, experiencing beauty is not a luxury right now but rather a necessity. For the sake of your mental, physical, and spiritual health, you need to be in its presence as much as possible.

(Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Actor Matthew McConaughey prides himself on his willingness to learn from his mistakes and failures. A few years ago, he collected and read all the negative reviews that critics had ever written about his work in films. It was “an interesting kind of experiment,” he told Yahoo News.“There was some really good constructive criticism.” According to my reading of the astrological omens, Sagittarius, now would be an excellent time for you to try an experiment comparable to McConaughey’s. Be brave!

Homework: Think of the last person you cursed, if only with a hateful thought, if not an actual spell. Now send them a free-hearted blessing.

AQUARIUS

PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20): If blindfolded, most people can’t tell the difference between Pepsi and Coca-Cola. But I bet you could, at least this week. Odds are good that you will also be adept at distinguishing between genuine promises and fakes ones. And you will always know when people are fooling themselves. No one will be able to trick you into believing in hype, lies, or nonsense. Why? Because these days, you are unusually perceptive and sensitive and discerning. This might on occasion be a problem, of course, since you won’t be able to enjoy the comfort and consolation that illusions can offer. But mostly it will be an asset, providing you with a huge tactical advantage and lots of good material for jokes.

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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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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

Irish 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.

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ALDO’S ITALIAN Restaurant 1031 State St. 963‑6687. $$ Open 7 days. Lunch & Dinner. V MC AE DC DV. Local SB favorite for over 25 years offers fast, friendly service in the heart of downtown. Dine outdoors in our heated courtyard. Enjoy new 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

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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

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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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

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.

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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 For as long as anyone can remember, Portugal’s only real red wine export was the fortified, dessert‑minded beverage Port. That’s all changing now, and it’s about time, as the hearty, heady varietals of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, and Touriga Roriz pack a powerful yet nuanced touch. This $17 example blends all three for a raspberry balsamic reduction nose followed by Indian spices and sautéed black cherry flavors once sipped. See sogevinus.com.

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n February, I wrote that Pace restaurant, at  State Street, announced that they were giving away their restaurant and even produced a YouTube video about it. News of this contest spread far and wide and was picked up by New York Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. Reader DR let me know that new information about this contest has just appeared on their website: “Regretfully we are canceling the contest at this time due to unforeseen circumstances. Our plan is to relaunch the contest in the near future. If you are still interested in the contest, and/or have begun working on your submission, please send your contact information to pacefoodanddrink@gmail.com and we will send you an email alerting you to the new dates once they are firmed up. Thanks for your understanding. —The Snyders”

ily recently purchased local icon Farmer Boy restaurant ( State St.) and have closed the eatery for several months of renovation. The diner, which arrived on the scene in 1958, will reopen in the fall. I am told it will be a family-friendly environment with a diner platform. “The footprint will remain the same, but everything needs to be brought up to date,” said new owner John Bennett. “Health and building codes require a complete overhaul. There may be some subtle rebranding, but we are committed to the history of the location and honoring Ralph Karleskint’s lifetime of commitment to the community and the business.” Thanks to reader Tim for the tip.

HAROLD’S CARIBBEAN KITCHEN: This just in from reader Jaya: “Hi, I wanted to inform The Restaurant Guy about a new Caribbean-style restaurant that opened yesterday. Chef Harold Welch of World Cuisine Express opened Harold’s Caribbean Kitchen. He is operating out of Tony Ray’s place in De la Guerra plaza. He is serving lunch and dinner 11:30-1:30 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Closed Sundays.”

Several readers tell me that there is now a sign on the front window that reads “closed until further notice.” I tried calling the restaurant, and the phone number was out of service.

iGRILL UPDATE: Reader Brendan let me know that iGrill Korean BBQ at  State Street has been closed for a couple of weeks. I stopped by and spoke with an associate who told me that they are in the process of changing the menu and some of the staff and hope to reopen in another week.

SHAVE IT: Last week I wrote that Spudnuts is coming to Seville Road in Isla Vista, next to Firehouse Subs. Reader Cris tells me that a franchised eatery named Shave It will be opening next door to Spudnuts. Its website, shaveitnation.com, describes the business: “If you have ever scooped up a handful of soft and fluffy freshly fallen snow and taken a bite, you know how snow melts in your mouth. Imagine that same white snow drenched with your favorite flavor — that’s a Shave It.” Flavor offerings include pink lemonade, passion fruit, root beer, and many others.

OH THANK HEAVEN: The Santa Barbara NewsPress reports that a new commercial building, to be occupied by -Eleven and Subway, is coming to  State Street, directly across the street from an ampm minimart and gas station. DELI EXPRESS: Reader Glenn tells me that a restau-

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Oven Mediterranean Bakery & Café has opened at  Trigo Road in Isla Vista, the former home of Café Int’l and Fresh Wok.

rant named Deli Express has opened in the Winchester Canyon area next to El Sitio,  Calle Real in Goleta.

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Santa Barbara Duo Debut 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. WED, MAY 7 / 8 pM / ucsb cAMpbELL HALL Tickets start at $32 / $18 ucsb students

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simmer up Southwest flavors for the Carpinteria Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, May 3, 2-6 p.m. at the Carpinteria Woman’s Club ( Vallecito Rd.). The Restaurant Guy will be one of several participating judges. The event, a fundraiser auction for Kinderkirk Preschool and Daycare, pairs competitive cooking and an AllAmerican theme. Attendees can vote for their favorite chili, bid for bargain auction items, and enjoy food, drinks, and music. Tickets can be purchased for $25 by calling 684-4070 or at the door. Anyone who wants to enter the cook-off should call Peter at 453-4878.

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Crisis Center’s Annual Chocolate de Vine fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 3, at The Greek Orthodox Church Salon ( San Antonio Creek Rd.) from 5-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 963-6832 or visit sbrapecrisiscenter.org.

John Dickson’s reporting can be found every day online at SantaBarbara.com. Send tips to info@SantaBarbara.com.

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will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. A hEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 05/29/2014 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: Five SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Anacapa Division. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58 (b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Matthew J. Long 1836 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Published Apr 24. May 1, 8 2014.

fBn ABAndonment 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 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Cruisers Paradise BMX Shop at 216 Milpas Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Edgar Hernandez 116 North Alisos Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Edgar hernandez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 1, 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: 2014‑0000958. Published: Apr 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WINC at 35 Industrial Way Buellton, CA 93427 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Alexander Oxman This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 16, 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: 2014‑0001138. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Fenestra Counseling at 284 Calle Esperanza Santa Barbabra, CA 93105; Megan Kauffman (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 26, 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑ 0000906. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 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.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: J.McLaughlin at 1253 Coast Village Road Montecito, CA 93108; Georgica Pine Clothiers, LLC, 236‑250 Greenpoint Ave. Bldg 6 2nd Fl Brooklyn, NY 11222; This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 19, 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: 2014‑0000822. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 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, CA 93105; Yellow Belly LLC 1134 Garden Street #10 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 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: 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: 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.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Bad Day Bail Bonds at 5395 Paseo Cameo Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Carrie Alvarado (same address) Jeffery Alvardo (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Jeff Alvardo This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0000938. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Click2Jet at 1072 Casitas Pass Road, Suite 246 Carpinteria, CA 93013; Air Charter Solutions, 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 09, 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‑ 0001046. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: American Riviera Landscaping at 2720 Las Positas Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Zacarias Gonzales (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Zacarias Gonzalez 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑ 0000953. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 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, 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: Arch Rock at 608 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; RR2SS LLC 114 E. Haley St. Suite O Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001070. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Providence, Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School at 3723 Modoc Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Providence SBCS, Inc. Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Thomas R. Smith, Providence SBCS, Inc. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 3, 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: 2014‑0000988. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 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: Corse Moto Transport, Pista Moto Transport at 1537 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Corse Moto Transport, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Daniel Trotti, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 3, 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‑ 0000990. 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 Foundation (same address) 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: 805 Roadside Towing at 823 East Mason Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Aaron Boucher 1811 Bath Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 2, 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: 2014‑0000974. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 2014.

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: Prison Yoga Project Santa Barbara at 351 Paseo Nuevo, 2nd Floor Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Virginia Davis Kuhn 2470 Calle Almonte Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Virginia Kuhn This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 1, 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: 2014‑0000969. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: B&E Photography at 1427 Laguna Street #73 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Brandon Brown (same address) Erica Brown (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 13, 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: 2014‑0000753. Published: Apr 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Fasting Center International at 27 West Anapamu St. #360 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Dennis Paulson 2065 Mission Ridge Rd #2 Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Dennis Paulson This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 1, 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‑ 0000966. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Ambassador house SB at 1601 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Peter M Chiarenza 1610 De La Vina Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Pete M Chiarenza This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0001021. Published: Apr 10, 17, 24. May 1 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Seacoast Yacht Sales, Seacoast Yachts, Seacoast Yachts of Santa Barbara at 125 Harbor Way #11 Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Seacoast of Santa Barbara, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Vicki Vanhook, CEO 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001007. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Crystal Clear Window Cleaning at 2910 State Street‑4 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Maria L. Keagan (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Maria L Keagan 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑ 0001013. Published: Apr 17, 24. May 1, 8 2014. 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.

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. 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: 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: 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 Nichols 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: 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. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Goodland Designs at 5902 Daley Street Goleta, CA 93117; James Henry Height 1412 Gillespie Street Apt. C Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: James height 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‑ 0000951. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Social Fiduciary Services at 411 W. 5th Street Los Angeles, CA 90013; Russell Pottharst (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Russell Pottharst This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 08, 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: 2014‑0001032. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Ranch & Reata Magazine, Range Radio at 3569 Sagunto Street Santa Ynez, CA 93460; Rangeworks, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 11, 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: 2014‑0001091. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Translating Technologies at 2571 Puesta Del Sol Santa Barbara,CA 93105; Charles Walker (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Charles A. Walker 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001111. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: honeysuckle Possums at 4558 Auhay Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Lisa A. Macker (same address) Susan M. Reeves (same address) This business is conducted by a Copartners Signed: Susan M. Reeves This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 07, 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: 2014‑0001009. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Michelle Dillon Media at 797 N. La Cumbre Road Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Michelle Dillon (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 11, 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: 2014‑0001087. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: The Civil Attorneys Association of Santa Barbara County at 535 Fireside Lane Goleta, CA 93117; Marie A La Sala 222 Meigs Rd, #15 Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Maria Salido Novatt 535 Fireside Lane Goleta, CA 93117; Kevin E Ready 2525 Garden Street Solvang, CA 93463 This business is conducted by a Unincorporated Association Signed: Kevin E Ready This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 17, 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0001152. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Crushcakes Kitchen, Crushcakes Kitchen & Tasting Room at 2611 De La Vina Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Crushfoods Inc 1315 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Shannon Gaston, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Apr 17, 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 Doe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001147. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: hope 4 Kids, hope 4 Kids Early Learning Center, hope 4 Kids Preschool & Infant/ Toddler Center, hope Santa Barbara, hope 4 Kids Children’s Center, hope 4 Kids Infant/Toddler Center, hope 4 Kids Preschool & Infant/Toddler Child Care Center, hope 4 Kids Children’s Educational Center, hope 4 Kids Preschool, hope 4 Kids Santa Barbara at 560 N. La Cumbre Road Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Missionary Church of Santa Barbara, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Cheri Diaz, Director 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑ 0001130. Published: Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Three Treasures Acupuncture & Wellness Center at 22 North Milpas Street, Suite D Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Monica Gonzalez‑Miller (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Monica Gonzalez‑Miller This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 22, 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: 2014‑0001193. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014.

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CALIFORNIA NANO SYSTEMS INSTITUTE Provides general support for CNSI Director and Associate Director. Interacts independently with scholars from around the world, providing assistance as needed to facilitate their work at UCSB. Duties include travel arrangements and reimbursements, maintaining correspondence, including email, and word processing of proposals. Assists with financial management of faculty member’s extramural grants, including report monitoring. 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 accuracy. Professionalism, initiative, flexibility and analytical skills are necessary. Proficiency in administrative office computer software programs and databases. Notes: Fingerprinting required. $16.97 ‑ $18.47/hr. For primary consideration apply by 5/5/14, thereafter open until filled. 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Apply online at https://jobs. ucsb.edu Job #20140172

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ADMINISTRATIVE OF­FICE COORDINATOR

ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING Responsible for the daily administrative support functions of the Central Administrative Office. Updates directory and event information on the ECE web site, and coordinates the maintenance of course web pages. Reqs: Demonstrated administrative background. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of a

variety of applications (ie: MS Word, Excel, and FileMaker Pro). Ability to organize, coordinate, and prioritize workload; edit and proofread materials; and work independently under pressure of deadlines. Must be detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy. Note: Fingerprinting required. $19.60/ 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Apply by 5/5/14 Apply online at https://jobs.­ucsb.edu Job #20140169

CLINICAL ADMINIS­TRATIVE ASSISTANT

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE Provides administrative support primarily to the Medical, Nursing and Clinic Managing Directors. Uses advanced skills in word processing and spreadsheets to create and revise clinic documents. Other duties vary from running routine reports, making schedule adjustments for both clinicians and patients, monitoring website clinical information to making appointments for patient via the phone or at appointment desk. Reqs: Demonstrated proficiency in word processing and excel spreadsheets; strong writing skills. Notes: Student Health requires that all staff must successfully complete and pass the fingerprint background check before employment and date of hire. Mandated reporting requirements of child abuse. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. Student Health is closed between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. $16.97/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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For primary consideration apply by 5/8/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140165

PATIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE Using a computerized scheduling system and a multi‑line phone, schedules medical appointments both by telephone and in person. Accurately determines patient’s medical needs with regards to urgency and appropriateness of patient’s appointment request. Assists patients by providing information on general Student Health services and programs. Utilizes substantial customer service experience and demonstrated abilities to clearly explain appointment procedures and uses sound judgment to handle non‑routine appointment requests. Reqs: Ability to act with professionalism and tact, high sensitivity and confidentiality, high level of attention to detail, and excellent organizational, computer, and written and verbal communication skills. Excellent customer service skills. Notes: Student Health requires that all staff must successfully complete and pass the background check process before employment and date of hire. Mandated reporting requirements of child abuse. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. Schedule may vary during quarter breaks. Student Health is closed between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. $16.97/ 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For primary consideration apply by 5/12/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140170

Construction LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION valid CA‑DL, Irrigation, driving, planting. $12‑17 DOE apply at www.WilsonEnv.­ net. References, drug testing.

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Data Collector ‑ Santa Barbara County This job is great for stay at home parents or retired individuals although it can fit into many schedules. You will visit the city of Solvang weekly and the city of Goleta monthly While at the city and county offices you will make copies of public information documents which you will then submit to our office via the internet. Must be thorough and complete in your collection duties. You will need to be able to present yourself well and communicate professionally when you work with the cities. Compensation: $115 a month (this position will only take apx. 3 hours a month) You will be an Independent Contractor and will need to furnish your own equipment. You will need a camera, computer and reliable transportation. Email resumes to hr@ constructionmonitor.com. Please put in the subject line Santa Barbara County (and the city in which you live). You can visit our website constructionmonitor.com

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Beach Ball, Beach Ball Party, Beach Ball Events, Beach Ball Santa Barbara Co., Beach Ball Flowers, Beach Bawl at 1402 W. Valerio Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Anne E. Fortuna (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Jack R. Fortuna This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001058. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Kallpa Wellness at 1107 Castillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Maria Teresa Montero Terry (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Maria Teresa Montero Terry This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 28, 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑ 0001252. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Computer Repair Montecito, Laptop Repair Santa Barbara, Montecito Computer Repair, Santa Barbara Laptop Repair, Virus Removal Santa Barbara, Computer Repairs Santa Barbara, Laptop Repairs Montecito, Montecito Laptop Repair, Santa Barbara Laptop Repairs, Laptop Repair Montecito, Laptop Repairs Santa Barbara, Montecito Laptop Repairs, Santa Barbara Virus Removal at 309 E. Micheltorena Street Unit C Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Ramsin Eivazzadeh(same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Ramsin Eivazzadeh This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 28, 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: 2014‑0001258. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Avalon Comics And Games at 10‑C Calle Laureles Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Michael MacDonald 321 Vista De La Cumbre Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 08, 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: 2014‑0001031. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Dawn Designs at 3335 Apt 2 Richland Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Erika Dawn Fischer‑Corners (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Erika Fischer‑Corners This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 16, 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: 2014‑0001133. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Inspire A Mind (IAM) at 2114 De La Vina St. #5 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Susanne Nagy (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Susanne Nagy This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 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: 2014‑0001218. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014.

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ADMINISTRATIVE AS­SISTANT

CALIFORNIA NANO SYSTEMS INSTITUTE Provides general support for CNSI Director and Associate Director. Interacts independently with scholars from around the world, providing assistance as needed to facilitate their work at UCSB. Duties include travel arrangements and reimbursements, maintaining correspondence, including email, and word processing of proposals. Assists with financial management of faculty member’s extramural grants, including report monitoring. 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 accuracy. Professionalism, initiative, flexibility and analytical skills are necessary. Proficiency in administrative office computer software programs and databases. Notes: Fingerprinting required. $16.97 ‑ $18.47/hr. For primary consideration apply by 5/5/14, thereafter open until filled. 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Apply online at https://jobs. ucsb.edu Job #20140172

ASSISTANT TO THE DEAN

COLLEGE OF LETTERS & SCIENCE Provides direct analytical and administrative support to the Dean, Associate Deans and senior staff of Social

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Interim Healthcare of Santa Barbara at 4141 State Street #E‑5 Santa Barbara, CA 93110; At Home Health Care of Santa Barbara, Inc 1524 De La Vina #A Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: At Home Health Care of Santa Barbara, Yanni Titus, Secretary This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 21, 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‑ 0001181. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Ths Company Santa Barbara at 725 Olive Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Ilene Davis (same address) Thomas Sanchez (same address) This business is conducted by a Joint Venture Signed: Ilene Davis This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 22, 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‑ 0001189. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Grow Your Own, Shangri‑LA Garden Landscapes, Shangri‑LA Gardens at 121 E. Alamar Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Robert William Chamlee This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Robert Chamlee This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 21, 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‑ 0001177. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Wellness Therapy of Santa Barbara at 1226 Santa Barbara Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Mary M Elliott 805 California Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Mary Elliott This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 21, 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: 2014‑0001175. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Righting A Wrong Productions, Searching For A Song To Sing at 1187 Coast Village Road #429 Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Shoerue Productions, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Steven Manis This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 21, 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‑ 0001167. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Heartwood Path at 2969 Glen Albyn Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Courtney Pierce (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Courtney Pierce This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 23, 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: 2014‑0001201. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Pause at 518 West Figueroa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Elaine Watson (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001213. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SM Trucking at 4011 Dartmouth Ln Santa Maria, CA 93455; A. Salazar Rangel Trucking Incorporated (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement

was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 21, 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: 2014‑0001178. Published: May 1, 8, 15, 22 2014.

Name Change IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF SARAH J GONZALEZ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 1439301 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: SARAH JOSEPHINE GONZALEZ TO: SARAH JOSEPHINE CARPENTER‑ SANTOS 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 Mar 4, 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 Mar 4, 2014 by James E. Herman, Judge of the Superior Court. Published , Apr 24. May 1, 8, 15 2014.

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Sciences. Coordinates communications, serves as College and Divisional contact point for the campus, the local community, and donors. Maintains multiple, complex appointment calendars and arranges conferences and meetings. Arranges travel/ entertainment and processes approvals and travel vouchers. Researches policies, procedures, and historical data. Prepares reports, compiles information, drafts correspondence, and updates databases and spreadsheets accordingly. Reqs: Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills. Ability to set priorities and work with multiple demands. Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people with diplomacy and tact. Strong organizational skills. Computer fluency in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Notes: Fingerprinting required. $18.91 ‑ $20.00/hr. This is an Internal to External recruitment giving primary consideration to current UC employees who apply by 5/6/14. External applications may be considered if an internal candidate is not selected. 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Apply online at https://jobs. ucsb.edu Job #20140175

CONTRACTS & GRANTS ANALYST

GEVIRTZ GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION As part of a team responsible for managing a dynamic portfolio of successful contract and grant proposals. Advises researchers and support staff on contract and grant compliance issues. Assists faculty in the identification of relevant grant program announcements. Provides grant proposal preparation and extramural funding administration. Reqs: Excellent organization skills with ability to pay strict attention to detail.

Ability to prioritize workload within deadlines. Excellent communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Note: Fingerprinting required. $18.91 ‑ $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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For primary consideration apply by 5/12/14 thereafter; open until filled.Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140181

EARLY CARE AND ED­UCATION (ECE) – IN­FANT/TOD­DLER/ PRESCHOOL/FLO­ ATER / TEACHER CHILDCARE CENTER

Works cooperatively in a team setting to plan and implement a quality program in accredited center. Reqs: Possess Child Development Permit ‑ Teacher Level, or be in process. 12 units ECE plus 3 units infant/toddler req. Exp. with infants and toddlers in a group setting. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Acceptable Statement of Health to include negative TB test results upon hire. Current pediatric CPR & First Aid or within one month of hire. Multiple positions available. These are limited appointment positions working up to 1000 hours with the possibility of converting to career positions. $17.06 ‑ $17.81/hr.­ +full benefits. 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Open until filled. Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb.­ edu Job #20140058

Hair Stylist Station

Uptown Salon has opening for one full‑ time stylist with clientele $625.00/mo. Call John @ 805‑684‑4442

ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS ADVI­SOR

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS Expert advisor to 4‑6 Associated Students (A.S.) boards and committees in the environmental aspects of their projects. Boards include Coastal Fund, Environmental Affairs Board, and Bike Committee and any other board or committee dealing with an event or issue concerning the environment. Facilitates student development, and serves as an informational source on University and A.S. policies and procedures. Provides a vital link between students and community organizations and governmental agencies concerning current environmental issues. Ensures networking between the environmental groups on campus to encourage collaboration, student development, project design and training initiatives, and to avoid duplication of efforts. Reqs: Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Education or related scientific field or equivalent combination of years of experience. Requires excellent mentoring and communication skills both verbal and written. Experienced professional with background in research and ability to develop educational projects and train students. Knowledge of student development theories and practice. Strong understanding of philanthropic giving practices, conflict of interest and ethical distribution of funds. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Mandated reporting requirements of child abuse. Must work occasional evenings and weekends. $3,980 ‑ $4,500/mo. 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For primary consideration apply by 5/6/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https:// jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20140173

MARKETING MAN­AGER

OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRY ALLIANCES (TIA) Implements all aspects of TIA’s marketing program, including marketing of technology developed at UCSB, designing and maintaining TIA marketing materials, website development/maintenance. Serves as the liaison to the other UC campuses on marketing related topics. Reqs: Bachelor’s Degree or combination of education and experience. Strong writing, analytical, and communication skills. 1‑3 years of experience in a marketing or business development role. Experience maintaining a website. Demonstrated attention to detail. Note: Fingerprinting required. $47,760 ‑ $60,000/yr. 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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For primary consideration apply by 5/12/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140176

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LOCKSMITH

HOUSING & RESIDENTIAL SERVICES Performs journey level locksmithing tasks for approximately 8,000‑10,000 Residents and related repairs/installations for 8 residence halls, 4 dining commons, 1327 apartments, administrative offices and various owned other University properties. Reqs: Eight years of

experience working at a journeyman level as a locksmith in commercial and residential environments. Experience with Best Inter‑changeable core system and Schlage institutional lock hardware and cylinders. Experience installing and servicing door hardware including exit devices (Von Duprin) and door closers (LCN). Experience with electronic key control systems (Morse Watchman KeyWatcher). Ability to work in an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic team environment. Understanding of safety practices and Environmental Health and Safety policies and procedures. Notes: Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑Notice Program. Fingerprinting required. Hours and days may vary to meet the operational needs of the department. Weekend pager duty and occasional overtime required. Multiple positions available. These are limited positions working up to 1000 hours. $29.31/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, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Apply online at https://jobs. ucsb.edu Job #20140174

Social Services PathPoint, a leader in support services that empower people with disabilities and disadvantages to be valued members of our communities, has the following professional opportunities available: Direct Support Professional for Residential Programs: Provide direct support in a range of independent living and self‑help skills including, but not limited to, household cleanliness, emergency preparedness, shopping, hygiene, social skills, paying bills, laundry, and cooking. Participate in meetings discussing progress, implementation of new objectives, and needed supports. Help individuals schedule medical appointments and maintain medical records.

may 1, 2014

Direct Support Professional for Community Access Program: Teach living skills to adults with disabilities, some who are non‑ambulatory or non‑ verbal. Implement program curriculum to assist individuals with sensory‑motor and perceptual functioning, communication, cognition, and social and emotional development. Plan/accompany individuals on community outreach activities. Assist individuals in the areas of personal hygiene and other activities of daily living, including feeding, lifting, transferring, toileting and range of motion. Assist individuals with medications. Ensure the facility meets Community Care Licensing regulations. Job Coach for Employment Services: Provide individualized training to help individuals improve work skills and positive work behaviors. Monitor individual’s progress and productivity on the job. Write progress reports and staffing narratives. Maintain good relations with community employers, and act as liaison between employer and individual served. High School diploma or GED required. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must be able to successfully complete required training. Must have a valid CA Driver’s License and clean DMV. May require use of own vehicle during work hours. Must receive criminal clearance from DOJ. Pay Range: $11.13‑$11.87/hour PathPoint offers full‑time employees a generous benefit package, including health, vision and dental insurance, paid time off and participation in a retirement savings plan. All employees receive paid training. Respond to this ad by sending your resume and cover letter to pathpointjobs@gmail.com www.pathpoint.org (IF)

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36 Box score data 41 Big mo. for candy companies 42 1920 play that takes place in a factory 45 Palliate 47 Combine ingredients 48 Word in many reggae song lyrics 49 Remove, as a boutonniere 50 Improvements 51 Sprain site, perhaps 53 Depilatory maker 55 Hospital unit 56 Accessories for a dory 57 Wolverine’s pack 59 Hrs. on the Mississippi 60 Part of iOS

©2014 Jonesin’ Crosswords (editor@jonesincrosswords.com) For answers to this puzzle, call: 1-900-226-2800, 99 cents per minute. Must be 18+. Or to bill to your credit card, call: 1-800-6556548. Reference puzzle #0664

Meet Larry

Meet Phantom

Larry is a funny guy that loves to play Phantom is a sweet miniature poodle with toys and people. He is neutered, that just had a litter of puppies. She is up to date on shots, and microchipped. getting spayed, is up to date on shots, and is 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

LAST WEEK’S SOLUTION:

Meet Little

Little is a sweet girl that looks like a pipe-cleaner! She is spayed, up to date on shots, and microchipped.

Meet Pachita

Pachita is the most lovable little girl in the world! She is spayed, 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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PUBLIC NOTICE ANNOUNCEMENT â KQSC(FM)

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Price: $998,700 Stan Tabler 805.563.7261 Stan@StanTabler.com www.StanTabler.com CalBRE 00774377 since 1980

Real Estate

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open houses

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FEATURED PROPERTY 2567 BANNER AVENUE

FEATURED PROPERTY 275 KING DANIEL LANE

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15 W. PADRE STREET

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1119 ALSTON ROAD

367 CHELSEA LANE

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211 BOESEKE PARKWAY

1532 CASTILLO STREET

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PENDING

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2674 DORKING PLACE

401 ORILLA DEL MAR

119 S. VOLUNTARIO STREET

501 ARUNDEL ROAD

501 BRINKERHOFF AVENUE

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OPEN SUN 1-4pm

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1008 W. MICHELTORENA ST.

941 VIA NIETO

3037 CHANNEL DRIVE

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231 COTTAGE GROVE AVE.

6985 CAT CANYON ROAD

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452 LINFIELD PLACE #K

7630 HOLLISTER AVE. #120

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1.5%

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


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