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ON THE COVER: “Rincon in All Her Glory,” oil painting by Jeremy Harper. ABOVE: Harper’s “Path to Paradise.”
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For the cover of this year’s Blue & Green issue, we asked Santa Barbara native Jeremy Harper to contribute one of his bright plein-air oil paintings. Harper, a San Francisco Art Institute graduate, has been drawing and painting since early childhood. He remained in San Francisco after graduating in 1994, teaching art at New Traditions elementary school. Harper is now a permanent member of the illustrious Oak Group in Santa Barbara, and he spends his time painting plein air here along the Paciﬁc Coast. See more of his paintings at jeremy-harper .com.
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STRENGTH IN SOLITUDE: Jeremy, shown with canine companion Spokane, quietly works the 600 block of State Street. He blames the young urban travelers for ruining State Street for everyone. “When you build up in groups, you cause a problem,” he said. “When you stay by yourself, people like you.”
Curbing Urban Travelers Poop-and-Pee Ordinance Proposed
BY N I C K W E L S H ust one week after the Santa Barbara City Council agreed to budget an additional $300,000 a year to beef up law enforcement presence on State Street to keep aggressive panhandlers and unruly street people in check, the council’s Ordinance Committee explored a wide range of proposals designed to curb aggressive panhandlers and give City Hall a new enforcement tool to deal with public urination and defecation. Leading the charge were councilmembers Frank Hotchkiss and Randy Rowse, who stressed they were targeting oﬀensive behavior with the new ordinances but not any groups in particular. It’s clear, however, the abiding issue for State Street merchants and visitors is what law enforcement refers to as “young urban travelers,” or YUTs. They blow through town in successive waves and, while here, congregate in clusters — with dogs and backpacks in tow — on lower State Street sidewalks and benches. In contrast to street people a couple of blocks north — who typically have longer tenure in Santa Barbara — the YUTs are more prone to verbal aggression and other forms of pack behavior that make passersby uncomfortable. Among the measures under consideration is a proposal to prohibit groups from “congregating in a manner that blocks the free movement of pedestrian traﬃc on our downtown sidewalks.” Another would restrict the hours anyone can sit or lie on the sidewalk. Current law bans sitting and lying between 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. If the new measure is approved, such behavior would be prohibited 7 a.m. - 2 a.m. City Attorney Ariel Calonne cautioned committee members they could be violating the 10
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constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment. That problem might arise, he noted, if there are “insuﬃcient shelter beds” and the city has eﬀectively criminalized “sitting, lying, or sleeping at night while being involuntarily homeless.” In addition, the committee considered measures that would limit the amount of time any one person could spend on a given downtown bench and tighten laws banning street peddling of any sort. Such changes could eﬀectively call into question the legality of many street musicians, who typically collect money in guitar cases or hats placed on the sidewalk. One change likely to pass is a proposal to expand the space “active” panhandlers have to maintain between themselves and people waiting in line near ATM machines. The current ordinance requires a 25-foot buﬀer; the new language would expand that to 80 feet. For the past year, it turns out, Santa Barbara has found itself without an ordinance enabling it to take action against people who urinate and defecate in public. That’s because local courts began interpreting the laws in such a way that breaking them meant filing misdemeanor charges rather than infractions. Because the city attorney lacks legal authority to prosecute anything but infractions, he was forced to ask the District Attorney to ﬁle misdemeanors for public elimination. Because those facing such charges are entitled by law to jury trials, the DA has not been inclined to do so.“No one thought it would be a good use of resources to have a jury trial for urinating in public,” Calonne said. In the meantime, city cops have cobbled together a makeshift solution, charging violators under a
state law banning littering. The plethora of new measures designed to discourage obnoxious behavior by street people comes just one week after the City Council voted to spend an additional $150,000 to hire an additional cop. In so doing, the councilmembers made it abundantly clear they expected Police Chief Cam Sanchez to assign this oﬃcer to State Street to reassure tourists and residents uncomfortable at the prospect of going downtown. In addition, the council approved spending $150,000 more to pay for private security personnel to patrol State Street, especially the , , and blocks. Already city cops have stepped up their presence on those blocks. Between March 10 and April 6, they made 18 felony arrests, 47 misdemeanor arrests, and issued 596 misdemeanor citations. Hotchkiss expressed interest in exploring Santa Maria’s ordinance that bans profane behavior. Calonne suggested that vulgar language alone was insuﬃcient for police intervention, pointing out that the city’s existing ordinance already bans any language that might incite “immediate violent response.” Calonne warned the committee from taking any action that could be construed as targeting any particular group. Likewise, he cautioned that panhandling is deemed by the courts to be free speech, so any restrictions in the time, manner, or place had to be suﬃciently open-ended to allow ample avenues for other options. No advocates for homeless rights spoke or were in attendance. The matter will go back to the Ordinance Committee one more time. After that, it would be referred to the council as a whole for ■ action.
The arbitration hearing of former Santa Maria police lieutenant Dan Ast will continue on 7/28 after five days of statements and testimony ran over the hearing’s allotted time last week. Ast was fired after the fatally botched arrest of a fellow officer, but he’s arguing his termination was the result of a major whistleblower complaint he filed in the weeks leading up to the incident. The City of Santa Maria has argued that Ast was incompetent in his duties; Ast has countered he was unjustly retaliated against. The owner of seven show horses hurt and killed when their trailer nearly overturned on Old San Marcos Road in March has sued the trailer driver and his hauling company for more than $1 million in damages. Shan de Wey, a sixth-generation horse breeder and trainer from Termo, California, claims Mathew Gillispie of Triple-ACRanch in Arizona broke their contract when he picked up an eighth horse without her knowledge and took a 260-mile detour to drop it off in Santa Barbara. Two of de Wey’s horses died as a result of the accident, and the rest were injured, some severely. (More at independent.com/news.) In connection with a slip-and-fall personalinjury complaint filed by a Carpinteria tenant, Judge Colleen Sterne rejected arguments by landlord Dario Pini’s attorney that Pini could not get a fair trial anywhere in Santa Barbara County because of negative media coverage about the substandard quality of his properties. Sterne said the seven news articles cited by the defense team were insufficient to show public sentiment had been poisoned against the wellknown landlord. (More at independent.com /news.)
CITY Assistant City Administrator Paul Casey and Councilmember Dale Francisco traveled to Sacramento this week to make their case to the state regulatory agencies with oversight for the licensing of coastal desalination plants with the hope that Santa Barbara’s permits for its long-mothballed desal plant could be deemed valid in case the drought continues. Casey said he felt “really happy” about his conversations about the matter, though he cautioned nothing has been put in writing yet. (More at independent.com/news.) In response to a great white shark sighting at Leadbetter Beach on Sunday, harbor officials posted shark warning signs at 11 locations for 72 hours, advising beachgoers that they swam at
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their own risk. Shark sightings — and sightings involving shark attacks on marine mammals — have increased in recent years. Regulations limiting the use of gill nets close to shore — which routinely killed many juvenile great whites — has resulted in an increase in shark populations. Likewise, federal regulations protecting sea lions and seals has led to a ten-fold increase in sea mammal populations in state coastal waters.
COUNTY Orange mesh fencing is cropping up along the bluffs of Isla Vista this week and next. The temporary fencing installed along the ocean side of five public parks will fortify existing low wooden railings and also form barriers where none currently exist. The county — which owns some of the parks while Isla Vista Recreation & Park District manages others — secured an emergency 30-day permit from the California Coastal Commission, and UCSB provided the funds. Since 2010, 20 people have sustained injuries from falling off the cliffs, and three have died. The Goleta City Council will interview seven candidates on 6/12 to fill departed councilmember Ed Easton’s seat through 2016; Easton resigned in May after moving outside city limits. The council decided earlier to go through the appointment process to find a replacement by July. The applicants are Eric Onnen, planning commissioner and former councilmember; Bill Shelor, member of the Design Review Board and former planning commissioner; Julie Solomon, planning commissioner; Tony Vallejo, accountant and former Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce chair; Dayton Aldrich; Catriona Orosco; and Aaron Swaney. The California Coastal Commission has asked that the county provide it with existing studies on the engineering of the rock revetments at Goleta Beach Park, a “completely routine”
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The Department of Justice is currently investigating the conduct of Congressmember Lois Capps’s field representative Mollie Culver in response to allegations made by the Santa Barbara News-Press that Culver acted improperly after her coworker Raymond Morua killed Mallory Dies in a drunken hit-and-run accident the night of December 6. Morua was extremely intoxicated at the time, and Culver has since been accused by Morua — in the pages of the News-Press — of forging his name on documents to enroll him in a rehab facility. Morua was in custody at the time. Capps spokesperson Chris Meagher — a former Independent reporter — declined to comment on any specific allegations, citing the advice of legal counsel. Mollie Culver Dies’s parents have sued Capps, charging that Morua was working for her at the time of the fatal accident and that Capps was legally responsible for her employee’s misconduct. Capps has denied this. “Our office welcomes the DOJ’s inquiry,” stated Meagher, “which will enable the community to move past the false allegations asserted in tabloid media coverage.” Spokespersons for the Department of Justice, the FBI, the District Attorney, and the U.S. Attorney’s office all declined to comment on the record. Morua attended a Christmas party hosted by The Independent the night of the accident, where he became intoxicated at a no-host bar. The accident occurred two hours after that party ended. Whether Morua was representing Capps or not has been the subject of an intense debate. Morua and the Dies family have joined together in an uncommon bond to insist that he was and to pillory Capps for not agreeing. What prompted the Department of Justice investigation remains open to some speculation, but the News-Press ran a five-part series asserting that Capps and her staff engaged in misconduct. Morua, who had two prior DUIs at the time of the accident, was sentenced — Nick Welsh this month to 20 years to life in prison.
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response to the county’s application to keep the rocks, said Renée Bahl, assistant county CEO and interim Community Services director. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in March to request that the rocks remain, a decision years in the making that was preceded by much speculation, especially in the race for supervisor for the 2nd District, which includes the beach. UCSB and the Trust for Public Land are working on a plan to restore the former Ocean Meadows Golf Course to its natural state. Three design options are in the running; all feature natural open space, trails, and boardwalks for public access and passive recreation, and also restoration and preservation of habitat along Devereux Creek. The historic wetland had been filled in with more than one million cubic yards of soil in 1965 to create the nine-hole course. (More at openspace.vcadmin.ucsb.edu.) The northbound on-ramp to Highway 101 at Fairview Avenue will be closed for six to nine months starting late evening 6/16. The closure is due to drainage improvements being made along Las Vegas and San Pedro creeks in Goleta. The project will also include reconstruction of the southbound off-ramp at Fairview Avenue and flood prevention north of Calle Real and the highway. For traffic updates, call 568-0858.
EDUCATION For the first time in almost four years, University of California teaching assistants and tutors are getting a raise. The pay hike is a 16 percent increase spread over the next four years, a hike that the union, UAW 2865, and UC management have been negotiating for more than a year. “While this doesn’t eliminate the gap between UC and its competitor institutions, it does represent a significant wage increase for UC grad student workers,” said Henry Maar, UCSB history PhD candidate cont’d page 12
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hile they haven’t publicly announced it, there is real concern among some law enforcement oﬃcials that the Santa Barbara Uniﬁed School District has a problem on its hands. For the third time in recent years, a district coach has been arrested for sexual misconduct with an underage player. The latest incident, involving 38-year-old Vic Alvarez, the girls softball coach at Santa Barbara High School, echoes Justin Sell’s case from 2013 as well as the most recent prosecution of Peter Jeschke in 2011. Alvarez was booked May 14 in County Jail on a single count of “unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.” He was cited and released and appeared in court last week, but his arraignment was delayed as the District Attorney’s Oﬃce considers if and when to ﬁle charges. Alvarez, a Santa Barbara High School graduate with relatives in two local law enforcement agencies, started working as a campus security guard in 2011 before he became a walk-on softball coach in 2012. According to district spokesperson Brian Tanguay, the district started investigating Alvarez during the spring semester “based upon unconﬁrmed reports of irregular behavior.” Tanguay said Alvarez was placed on paid administrative leave on April 24 “for conduct unrelated to the current charges.” The nature of that conduct and the described “irregular behavior” isn’t clear. On May 6, the district ﬁled a report with the police department and ﬁred Alvarez from his coaching position,“but [Alvarez] remains on administrative leave from his other position in accordance with legal requirements,” Tanguay said. After a June 4 court hearing, Alvarez’s attorney, Josh Webb, spoke openly about the matter. Noting several times that the facts in the case have yet to be borne out,Webb said it’s his understanding that Alvarez and the female player, who graduated last Thursday, allegedly started their physical relationship in late February when she was a month or two away from turning 18. He explained the pair remain together and have the blessings of the teen’s parents.
While it was well-known among team members that the two were seeing each other, one or more of the players reportedly felt the teen received unfair extra playing time and lodged a complaint with school administration. Webb said Alvarez’s current charge, which can be ﬁled as a misdemeanor or felony, is not an oﬀense requiring sex-oﬀender registration. “It’s a technical violation of law,” he went on, describing Alvarez as “a single man coaching a team who met a gal. He didn’t know if she was 18 or not. … He’s in love with her.”
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News of Alvarez’s arrest comes on the heels of reports this month that longtime AYSO coach Jose Diaz of Buellton has been charged with having sex with a teenage girl and that Santa Maria high school basketball coach Brian Hook is being prosecuted for an inappropriate relationship with a female student. These stories ﬁt into the seemingly nonstop barrage of countrywide media broadcasts that detail illicit acts committed by teachers and coaches with their students and players. Opinions diﬀer over why these types of crimes are — or merely seem — more common. Deputy District Attorney Benjamin Ladinig, a member of the DA Oﬃce’s Sexual Assault and Vulnerable Victims Unit, said “media coverage, the advent of the Internet, and the public’s access to information make the appearance that these cases have occurred more in recent years.” But that is simply not the case, he said. When asked if law enforcement agencies are more prone to distribute press releases about teacher/coach sex crimes compared to other statutory rape or child molestation incidents, Ladinig said not necessarily, “but because the possibility of educators or coaches having continued access to other children and/or other victims, sometimes press releases are necessary to inform and protect the public.” Lieutenant Kelly Moore, a lead investigator in the Sheriﬀ ’s Oﬃce, agreed that “there is a fair amount of public interest in these types of cases. … It has to do with the shock and awe of cont’d page 15 a trusted relationship gone june 12, 2014
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Of the 15,500 students in the Santa Barbara Unified School District, close to 5,000 are classified as English learners (EL). Though the number of eligible students who shook the EL label has increased the past two years — 77 percent of eligible students were reclassified as English proficient this year compared to 56 percent the year before — 672 students have been in the program for five years or more, said Assistant Superintendent Emilio Handall at Tuesday’s board meeting. Also alarming is that 52 percent of specialAssistant Superintendent Emilio Handall education students are classified as English learners. “It is not appropriate,” acknowledged Superintendent David Cash. One of 21 recommendations made Tuesday to the board by the English learner advisory committee was the creation of a director of English learners position to work with parents. A rigorous assessment — coupled with teacher input — is required to shed the EL label that even native English students often have difficulty removing. “Year after year, 75 percent don’t pass,” said Handall of the testing process. “It’s a complete tragedy.” The difficulty rises when parents indicate on enrollment forms that a student lives with a non-English-speaking grandparent, even if the student does not speak a second language. The flip side of the coin is students who risk losing resources if they do not “check the box.” Though the daily activity for EL students is not considerably different at the elementary school level — they receive 30 minutes of English instruction daily — the problem surfaces, and the stigma potentially rises, at the junior high and high school level. Secondary EL students are required to take English support courses instead of electives. Further, the academic achievement of English learners declined by 14 percent in 2013. (The drop may be attributed to the transition to Common Core, Handall said.) Money-wise, schools receive an additional $81 per year for each pupil who is an EL student, low-income, or foster youth. At a State of the Schools address last year, some argued that schools kept EL students classified so that they would receive more money, an idea that Cash simply called “false.” Notably, Latino parents have showed up in high numbers at several of the past board meetings to weigh in on the Local Control Accountability Plan, which will implement an EL director when finalized at the next meeting and accompanies a new statewide funding formula aimed at increasing — Kelsey Brugger money for districts with higher underrepresented populations.
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A California judge ruled teacher tenure unconstitutional on Tuesday. The unprecedented verdict follows a lawsuit that contended laws protecting educator jobs violates students’ rights to equitable instruction. But union leaders call the decision an attack on teachers and due process of termination. Disappointed with the verdict, Santa Barbara Teachers Association president John Houchin said the evidence failed to produce a student who could demonstrate that the current laws harmed him or her and that he “looks forward to a better decision on appeal.” S.B. Unified School District administrators could not immediately say what the ruling will mean locally.
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fter nearly a decade of appeals, the Chumash announced Friday that the Interior Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA) ruled in favor of placing a 6.9-acre plot of Santa Ynez Valley land into federal trust and into the hands of the tribe. Standing on the bare parcel located across Highway opposite the Chumash Casino, tribal chair Vincent Armenta told reporters the decision — which will become ﬁnal in early July and exempts the land from county taxation — is one of the most signiﬁcant the Chumash have ever seen. For years, two conﬂicting points of view have surrounded the acquisition. The Chumash have long said they solely intend to build a museum on the plot. “Since we applied for this application, we actually started collecting items to put in our museum,” said Armenta. “We now have the largest collection of Chumash baskets in the world.” But opponents — active in groups such as Preservation of Los Olivos (POLO), among others — have con-
tended that nothing would stop the tribe from extending gambling to the site. POLO argued the tribe could have already built a cultural center had they complied with local zoning and building regulations. And POLO attorney Ken Williams claimed a federal judge told IBIA six years ago that POLO had legal standing to challenge the 6.9-acre fee-to-trust application, but IBIA ignored that decision. “P.O.L.O. will make its views known when this case is returned to the Federal Court,” Williams said in a statement. Third District Supervisor Doreen Farr said Friday that it is unfortunate the county will not be able to collect sales-tax revenue or funds generated from development of the site. “It’s not just for law enforcement and ﬁre, but [also for] roads and other things,” she said. Farr added she didn’t get the sense that the community was “wholeheartedly” opposed to the creation of a museum. “There are varying opinions about fee-to-trust philosophically,” she said. ■
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easure M didn’t pass the sniﬀ test with voters last week, but its scent carried over to the supervisors’ budget discussion on Monday, with arguments over how to address county maintenance costs. Nearly 52 percent of voters rejected Measure M — those in North County and Isla Vista were more supportive of it; City of Santa Barbara residents especially weren’t — but its champion, Supervisor Peter Adam, stuck with his mantra that more needs to be done. “The people older than me are having a party, and the people younger than me are going to get the hangover,” he said. The other four supervisors favor a funding scheme similar to the one for the planned North County Jail, where money is set aside incrementally every year based on growing revenues; they can choose between set percentages, which they can change depending on the economy. County staﬀ would have discretion over how that money is divided among the facilities’ annual upkeep ($17 million-$39 million) and those facilities’ backlog ($257 million for roads, $84 million for parks and buildings). Auditor-Controller Bob Geis,
with whom Adam engaged in a feisty backand-forth, pointed to the money included in the budget for all maintenance — $35.1 million in new and ongoing monies — and explained, “It’s not that we’re not doing anything.” Still, Adam said Monday he would propose something “more aggressive” at Wednesday’s hearing, where the supervisors were scheduled to ﬁnalize the budget and further discuss maintenance. (That meeting occurred after press time; visit independent.com for an update.) The hours leading up to the maintenance talk provided a broad overview of the 20142015 budget, which will see revenues ($905 million) exceed expenditures ($903 million) for the ﬁrst time in many years. The county will add 115 jobs to its roster — many related to the Aﬀordable Care Act — for a total of 4,119 positions. Also noted Tuesday but not elaborated on was that operating costs for the entire North County Jail campus — including the recidivism-reducing wing — are expected to hover around $17.3 million; in April, the Sheriﬀ said the main portion, minus that wing, would cost $15.8 million. An update on those costs is ■ scheduled for July.
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Coach Arrest cont’d from p. 11 south.” Moore said the majority of statutory rape cases stem from a relationship between two young people of similar ages that took a turn for the worse — a pair of 16- and 19-yearolds, he gave as an example, and “maybe the mom didn’t like the kid.” But no matter what the victim believes, Moore went on, he or she can’t give legal consent under California law. While other states have lowered the age of consent to 17 or 16 years old, California’s remains at 18. Moore believes it is impossible to stereotype oﬀenders with universally common traits. “From our perspective, these guys are predators,” he said. “Are they a wolf, dog, bear, lion? We can’t always say, but they’re all predators.” The degree of menace varies case by case, he went on, and some suspects “simply shouldn’t have let themselves get in that position.”
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A number of Santa Barbara Uniﬁed School District coaches and athletic directors, who all wished to remain anonymous, agreed the dynamic that develops between a player and
forms, child-abuse reporting requirements, and ethical-conduct notices. If a person is hired but then gets arrested, the district is immediately notiﬁed by the state, and a decision to terminate is based on whether or not the oﬀense violated the California Education Code. Direct oversight takes place at the school, and supervision of coaches is the responsibility of each campus’s athletic director. Sexual relations between a teacher or coach and a student are prohibited, even if the student is 18 or older.
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Yesenia Curiel with the Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center said her organization regularly speaks to students about sexual assault and what it means to give legal consent. While more statutory rape cases are being reported because of better education and support systems, she believes that the overall incident rate is also on the rise. The Rape Crisis Center conducts in-class discussions multiple times a year, reminding students that sexual assaults are more likely
‘We can do everything right, and it can still happen. It’s our worst nightmare.’ — An athletic director describing the district’s screening process and the fallout that occurs when a coach abuses his or her power.
a coach can reach levels of trust and intimacy comparable to the closeness of child and parent. Students are often around their coaches more than their teachers — for four years of high school that includes after-hours practices, road games, and so on — and sometimes feel more comfortable opening up to them than anyone else. “It’s an extremely high level of trust,” said one coach, “so when a person violates it, it’s really painful.” Another source said the district does a commendable job of educating coaches and staﬀ about appropriate boundaries and that allegations are investigated swiftly and thoroughly, with zero tolerance for any misconduct. “There are no second chances,” one source said. Another ﬁred a coach simply because the coach made the players uncomfortable, explaining, “I hated doing it, but kids feeling safe is the most important thing.” The consensus is that these inappropriate relationships have always occurred but that school districts across the country are simply “dealing with the situations now as they always should have been.” Background checks weed out “most of the weirdos,” one athletic director said, “but there are always people with bad intentions. … We can do everything right, and it can still happen. It’s our worst nightmare.” District oﬃcials described their applicant screening process as “careful and rigorous.” The district currently employs 1,946 people — including part-timers — and, right now, it has 199 coaches who are not teachers. (Teachers are given the ﬁrst priority on coaching positions, and those who coach receive stipends.) No data was available on how many coaches are also certiﬁed employees. Walk-on coaches like Alvarez are seasonal employees who must sign a number of contracts like nondiscrimination
to be committed by people close to the victim and that, while they are taught to be respectful of authority ﬁgures, “you still have the right to say no.” Coaches in particular engender deep feelings of trust, and players often feel “they want nothing but good things” for them, Curiel said, so the Rape Crisis Center hopes to oﬀer more sit-downs with faculty and coaches in the future. Consensual cases can be especially challenging.“We try to educate survivors about the law and the dynamics of a healthy relationship,” she said, and case workers oﬀer teens practical scenarios of how the relationship would be problematic: Public dates would be diﬃcult if not impossible, for instance, and the normal teenage activities — like going to sports games and dances — would not be an option. When working with parents, Curiel talks about the long-term eﬀects of abuse on a child’s development, noting that all members of her staﬀ are bilingual, and part of their role is to educate newly immigrated cultures about California laws. “Sometimes there might be a challenge between traditions and beliefs and the law,” she said. Curiel’s organization also oﬀers self-defense training, but the focus is on assertiveness and conﬁdence skills to help teens protect themselves. Explained Curiel, “That can be more helpful than knowing where to kick somebody.”
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ontecito, the wealthiest and least water-secure community on the South Coast, is breaking its addiction to overwatering, even as some residents remain hooked. Strict rationing went into eﬀect in Montecito in March to avert a looming shortage during the drought. Since then, the Montecito Water District has assessed $1.1 million in penalties against more than 800 customers for exceeding their water allocations, oﬃcials say — tough love for a community that prizes its leafy hedgerows, velvety lawns, and lushly landscaped estates. Dozens of customers are appealing their penalties, but the culture is changing, said Tom Mosby, the district’s general manager. Compared to the same months last year, he said, water use dropped 47 percent in March, 43 percent in April, and 38 percent in May. Lawns and golf courses are turning brown. “I’ve never seen anything like it,” Mosby said. “I’m in a state of shock. People are paying attention to their water bills. They’re getting on their hands and knees and reading their meters.” By contrast, with no penalties in the oﬃng, Santa Barbara residents cut their water use by only 12 percent in March and 5 percent in April, oﬃcials said. But the city’s residential water use in 2013, during Year of the ongoing drought, was 87 gallons per capita per day, compared to 320 gallons in Montecito, records show. “This is diﬃcult,” said Darlene Bierig, president of the Montecito Water District’s board. “There are people who have extraordinary amounts of money invested in their landscape who are having to do triage. No one likes it. But water is precious, and we have to adapt.” At the same time, Mosby said, “There is a small minority that still believes they deserve grass.” Six hundred district customers were assessed penalties in April for exceeding their
DIGGING IN POCKETS AND DIRT: This estate in the Pepper Hill neighborhood of Montecito has replaced the lawn with artificial turf to weather the drought under strict water rationing. Overall, water use in Montecito dropped 38 percent in May, compared to May 2013, says Tom Mosby (below), Montecito Water District general manager. In search of private water supplies, a record number of Montecito homeowners — 51 — have applied to the county to drill new wells, including this one (inset) on Lilac Drive and Tollis Avenue.
water allocations, he said, and 811 were assessed in May, many for the second time. The district provides water to 4,360 customers, most of them homes, serving a population of 13,500 people in Montecito and Summerland. (The district denied a public records request ﬁled by this reporter for the names and addresses of the top water users and the customers who have been penalized). To bypass rationing, some residents have resorted to trucking in water from elsewhere, installing temporary tanks on their property, and paying about 14 times the cost of district water for the service. A few are proposing to build new swimming pools and ﬁll them with trucked-in water. Meanwhile, several dozen residents have applied to the county for permission to dig private wells, even as others abandon wells that have gone dry. And in the foothills, a hotel took water from a creek and was ordered to put the water back. Bierig is hoping Montecitans will look beyond the immediate crisis and come to terms
with the semi-arid Mediterranean climate of the region. “We have to live within our means,” she said. “We have to make a permanent change in our water philosophy. This drought has been a game-changer — the severity of it and the lack of backup supplies. I’m talking about drinking water security for Montecito. We cannot go back to our old ways.” Unlike other South Coast districts, Montecito does not have a signiﬁcant supply of groundwater to help buﬀer a prolonged drought. Its reservoir supplies are shrinking fast. And like other districts, Montecito can count on only 5 percent of its water supply from the state aqueduct this year. Thanks to rationing, Mosby said, the district will be able to provide enough “inside” water next year for its customers to drink, bathe, and wash clothes, even if it doesn’t rain. But if the drought continues, he said, the district will need to purchase supplemental water, even with rationing, to continue providing water for landscaping. Seven of the top 10 residential water guzzlers of 2013 have slashed their district water use by 70 percent or more this year, Mosby said. And in May, he said, district use overall was 25 percent under allocations. The allocations are based on average use in dry years per customer category — single-family residential, multifamily, institutional, or agricultural. Size is factored in, too, since 40 percent of customers own one or more acres of land. Penalties for exceeding allocations go up sharply after the ﬁrst month. The district reserves the right to shut oﬀ the water of repeat oﬀenders.
In a rush to circumvent rationing, Montecitans have submitted 51 well applications during this ﬁscal year, more than in the last 13 years combined, according to county Environmental Health Services. On average, the county said, it costs between $40,000 and $50,000 to drill a single well. Other Montecitans have contracted with such companies as A- Water in Goleta, Aqua Truck Inc. in Santa Barbara, and Jimenez Nursery Inc. to import private water supplies. On one development application under review at the district, A- Water estimates it would cost $1,700 to deliver 20,000 gallons of water for a new pool. The district has stopped providing water for new swimming pools or for topping oﬀ existing pools, Mosby said, but it does not have jurisdiction over non-district water. “We don’t like it,” he said.“It’s still water from a groundwater basin on the South Coast. From a social consciousness standpoint, the entire community is suﬀering from a water emergency and people are trucking in water to ﬁll their pools? Does that speak for itself?” The trucking doesn’t sit well with neighboring water districts, either. Beginning October 1, all South Coast water districts, including Montecito’s, are facing a 55 percent cut in their allocations from Lake Cachuma, the main water supply for the South Coast. “We would be really upset if anyone were using our groundwater for purposes outside the district,” said Charles Hamilton, general manager of the Carpinteria Valley Water District. “We don’t want people marketing water from our basin, certainly not in times of drought.” Last month, a Carpinteria district engineer spotted a water tanker ﬁlling up at a City of Carpinteria ﬂood control channel that feeds into Franklin Creek, Hamilton said. And someone called the state Department of Fish and Game to report a diversion of creek water into a tank at the San Ysidro Ranch. It is illegal to divert creek water without state permits. “We have to protect the resources so that they don’t suck the creeks dry,” said Natasha Lohmus, an environmental scientist with Fish and Game. “I can’t see how landscaping is more important than endangered species.” Seamus McManus, managing director at the San Ysidro Ranch, a luxury hotel and resort owned by Ty Warner of Montecito, said there had been a pipe in San Ysidro Creek on ranch property for at least 20 years. It was seldom used, he said, but the ranch did draw water from it in April to partially ﬁll a tank. “We were unaware that it wasn’t allowed,” McManus said, adding that he had received a call from Lohmus.“When they told us we couldn’t do it, we put the water back in the creek. And we took the pipe away so that there’s no possibility of anybody ever doing that again.” McManus said the ranch was planning to dig a well this summer to provide water for 10 acres of landscaping. “We require a fair amount of water because we have extensive gardens that we have invested a lot of money in,” he said.“The cost of water from Montecito is prohibitive. The well will be expensive to do, but it will pay itself ■ back.” june 12, 2014
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BY N I C K W E L S H f all Americans are entitled to 15 minutes of fame, then Tony Denunzio has gotten his fair share and then some. His tortured dance in the public limelight, however, seems unlikely to end soon. That’s because on May 11, Denunzio was arrested by Santa Barbara police oﬃcers, and the District Attorney has subsequently ﬁled felony charges of resisting arrest resulting in great bodily harm to a peace oﬃcer. Denunzio allegedly ﬂed after he and his brother Dino were stopped by Harbor Patrol oﬃcers invesTony Denunzio tigating complaints about suspected prowlers in the marina. One of the two oﬃcers who gave chase report- against the police department and a phlebotoedly fell and tore a bicep seriously enough to mist employed at the County Jail. require surgery and time oﬀ for recuperation. Of the May 11 incident, Genis said his client This marks Denunzio’s second case for panicked and ran from the Harbor Patrol oﬃresisting arrest in as many years. The last time cers only after they indicated a willingness to — famously captured on a police car video use their Tasers on him and attempted to take camera — showed Police Oﬃcer Aaron Tudor him to the ground with a leg sweep. Denunstriking and tasing Denunzio multiple times zio suﬀers from post-traumatic stress disorder during a DUI traﬃc stop in the Loreto Plaza from his previous violent encounter with law parking lot. DA Joyce Dudley declined to ﬁle enforcement, Genis said, and did not want “to resisting arrest charges in that case. She also get beat down” again. Genis speculated that declined to ﬁle excessive force charges against the new resisting arrest charges might have Tudor, as Denunzio’s attorney Darryl Genis been motivated by a desire by prosecutors to had sought. That incident — highly publicized discredit Denunzio, who two weeks ago won a and already much litigated — is the basis of signiﬁcant, if limited, legal victory in his civila federal civil-rights claim ﬁled by Denunzio rights claim. ■
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BY LY Z H O F F M A N n the same day that Sheriﬀ Bill Brown said operating costs for the entire North County Jail are anticipated at around $17.3 million — lower than assumed, especially with the inclusion of a new recidivism-reducing wing — the Grand Jury issued a report questioning the optimism behind the county’s savings plan to cover those expenses. The plan — where money has been carved out of growing revenues bit by bit since 2011 — shows that there will be enough cash available when the jail opens in the second half of ﬁscal year 2017-2018 and in the years following. But, the Grand Jury warned, those extra revenues could prove ﬁckle, as they depend on property, sales, and hotel taxes and on an improving overall economy. Before voters rejected Measure M on June 3, the maintenance initiative posed a signiﬁcant threat to the plan, but other monetary issues remain, the Grand Jury said, in the form of natural disasters, the ongoing drought, any new changes to the jail, and the portion of those revenues already guaranteed to County Fire.“Should the execution of this plan not meet expectations, there is a signiﬁcant probability that either a fee or tax assessment, or a reduction in services, will be necessary,” the jury stated, adding that it only places 50-70 percent faith in the plan’s success and even less faith in “both an improving economy and ﬁscal discipline” by supervisors. The report goes on to theorize that a likelier scenario involves smaller property-tax
increases than the plan assumes and salary freezes, budget freezes, and layoﬀs as a result. Increases to other taxes — parcel, sales, and utility users’— could help bridge the gap, the jury said, but would face an uphill battle against voters, who shot down proposals to hike sales taxes to pay for the jail’s construction both in 2000 and 2010. “If the board stays the course, the plan should work,” said Chief Deputy Laz Salinas, who oversees the Main Jail’s custody operations. Brown will go before the board in July, Salinas said, with the department’s “best estimate” on operating costs for the North County facility, factoring in the 376-bed main portion and the 228-bed recidivism-reducing wing, plus shifted staﬃng and services from the existing Calle Real campus. (Brown mentioned the $17.3 million ﬁgure to the board on Monday; he said in April that the jail’s operating costs would be $15.8 million, not including the recidivism-reducing wing.) Salinas added that current operating costs for the existing jail system hover around $44 million but should decrease when the North County branch opens. Auditor-Controller Bob Geis said the jury brought up some “good points” but also said the state grants Brown secured to pay for the jail’s construction — $80 million for the main portion, $39 million for the additional wing — are an “opportunity we don’t want to miss.” The supervisors will issue their response to the ■ report within the next few months.
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WHINING AND DINING: If bad actor, Republican congressional candidate, and alleged Tea Party dahling Christopher Mitchum woke
up Wednesday morning and thought it was Christmas, he is to be forgiven. That’s because Wednesday morning’s political headlines were hyperventilating over the surprise defeat of Republican House majority über boss Eric Cantor of Virginia. He got thrashed by David Brat, a Tea Party nobody and no-name college economics professor who came out of nowhere to knock oﬀ the second most powerful Republican in the country. Even sober-minded news reporters have described the upset as a tsunami, an earthquake, and a volcanic eruption all in one. And that was just the ﬁrst paragraph. People will draw whatever lessons that best serve their purpose. If I were Mitchum — who appears to have cinched the Republican nomination for the 24th Congressional District — it would serve mine to believe I stood a chance against Lois Capps, the Democratic, nine-term, 900,000-pound political behemoth who is given to masquerading as a former school nurse. Sorry, Chris; you don’t. Brat worked his ass oﬀ. He believed fervently in something speciﬁc and talked about it incessantly: Immigrants are bad. Cantor, disconcertingly reptilian, did himself no favors by so assiduously ignoring the folks back home. Capps may not have a single signature bill to her name, but she works her ass oﬀ. And she red-eyes back to the district every single weekend she’s in D.C. It’s gotten to the point I can’t
get my blood drawn, go to the hardware store, or buy groceries at Ralphs without bumping into her. I may need a restraining order. As a Yellow Dog Democrat, naturally I am thrilled to see the Republican Party so utterly discombobulated. But as a citizen of the empire who relies on a functioning government, I actually like to see shite get done. The likelihood of that happening in a post-Brat political universe, however, hovers somewhere between null and nil. To the extent Brat’s victory constitutes a political tsunami, it ain’t one Chris Mitchum will be surﬁng anytime soon. Mitchum — who has run for public oﬃce twice before and lost both times — coasted on the name recognition he inherited from his father, the great sneering bad-ass actor Robert Mitchum. As a campaigner, Chris is rhetorically generic and endowed with all the drive and agility of a mattress soaked in rum. As a fundraiser, he underwhelms. Of the $119,000 Mitchum raised, he raised $27,000 from individual supporters — not enough to wage a credible race for Goleta City Council — and “loaned” himself the rest. The genuinely cool thing about Mitchum is all the boobs-and-body-count chop-socky movies in which he’s starred. With titles like Death Feud, The Executioner Part II, Lethal Cowboy, and Lethal Seduction, Mitchum’s oeuvre calls to mind the bad old days where a man could lay low an enemy with one single wellplaced karate chop — openhanded, of course — to the neck. Rather than wallow in such kitschy
glories with self-deprecating good humor, or perhaps hosting the First International Chris Mitchum Film Festival, Mitchum whines how he was forced to take such embarrassing roles because Hollywood’s liberal elite blackballed him for the politically incorrect sin of having appeared in Rio Lobo with John Wayne. That was in 1970, back when Wayne was still an unapologetically fascist icon. And I thought liberals were the only ones who obsessed on victimhood. If nothing else, Mitchum’s life experience shatters yet another stereotype. I now know that even privileged white guys with famous parents and lots of money can be victims of discrimination. In the interest of full disclosure, I should state up front I really wanted Santa Barbara City Councilmember Dale Francisco to be the sacriﬁcial spear carrier who took on Capps. And I took advantage of the new open-primary rules to cross party lines — gasp! — and actually vote for the guy: Shock! Horror! Dale, at least, would have made it a campaign. My motive, I admit, was venal. For the past 20 years, I’ve been forced to watch Capps mop the ﬂoors with a bunch of kamikaze no-name opponents who somehow thought by jumping headﬁrst into a wood chipper, their political careers might be enhanced. On occasion, a couple of has-beens and wannabes were tossed in, as well: The result was the same. Booooring! It’s true Dale can be prickly, arrogant, and self-destructively dismissive. Who can forget the time he was called out for reading a book during a recent council meeting, ﬂagrantly ignoring the room full of people
who showed up to testify. But Dale is also really smart, strategically creative, and has been enormously eﬀective as a City Councilmember. It’s true I happen to disagree with the guy on just about everything. But of all the political palookas on the primary bill, he was clearly the most qualiﬁed to challenge Capps. And frankly, she could use one. Anyone would get a little ﬂat and stale cake-walking into ofﬁce 20 years in a row. Naturally, Capps preferred the sweet safety of boredom to dueling with Dale at high noon. To that end, she did everything within her power to ensure Mitchum got the most votes among the eight challengers running for her seat. I’m not sure I like it, but you can’t argue with the results. Privately — in oﬀ-the-record comments — Capps’s campaign aids propped Mitchum up, describing his oratorical prowess as positively “Reaganesque.” And in all her TV ads, Capps made a big point to mention Mitchum — and only Mitchum — by name, generously paying big bucks to show his face to would-be voters, describing him quakingly as her “Tea Party” opponent. If campaign election law had any teeth, Mitchum would be required to list Capps’s vote-for-Lois TV commercials as an in-kind contribution. And if this were a boxing match, Capps might be sanctioned for ﬁght ﬁxing. But it ain’t. In the meantime, merry Christmas to you, Chris Mitchum. And to twist a line from someone else’s movie, “No, Virginia, there’s no such thing as Santa Claus.” Just ask Eric Cantor. — Nick Welsh
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// – // Karl Schlosser, age , passed away peacefully in his daughter’s and son-in-law’s home, on May th, . Karl was born in Krndija, Croatia, on September th, , and grew up in Köflach, Austria. He was preceded in death by his parents. Karl is survived by his children: Ingrid (Steven) Boehm, and Evelyn Schlosser; his grandchildren: Shane Prukop, Chris (Hannah) Prukop, Jeff (Ashley) Boehm and Ryan Boehm; his great-grandchildren: Shane Prukop, Channing Prukop, and Charlotte Prukop; his siblings: Anna (Peter) Keusch, Maria (Max) Walzl, and Siegfried (Christine) Schlosser; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces in Austria, Australia, Germany and the United States. At the age of , Karl emigrated with Thea Schlosser, to the United States. Karl worked hard and achieved his American Dream. He utilized his metal fabrications experience—and Austrian Master’s degree in metal processes—to become the owner of TRICOSS, INC. (Tri-County Spring and Stamping) in . Aside from his undying love for all of his family, Karl also loved music (sang with the Vienna Boys Choir), cooking, and old westerns, studied photography, and appreciated nature’s beauty. Moreover, Karl was candid, an entrepreneur, hard-working, generous, and greatly respected. Much gratitude to Dr. Andrew Kerr and his staff, Assisted Home Care and Hospice, Senior Planning Services, and Visiting Nurse
Death Notices MERCADO, Joseph R.; formerly of Santa Barbara; died June , (Born: //); he was . Rosary; / :PM and Mass; /, AM at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider -.
David was taken from us suddenly on May , , due to a brief illness. He was surrounded by his family, who adored and loved him. David was a man who lived his life to the fullest with no regrets. The people he loved, he loved like no other and made sure they knew it. When he walked into a room, he couldn’t help but be the life of the party. His great personality and his amazing smile captured the hearts of everyone he touched. Those of you who knew David respected him, even if you didn’t always agree with him. He will truly be missed and everyone who loves him will forever have a huge hole in their hearts, but will continue to live their lives the way he did, to the fullest and always with a laugh and a joke. David is survived by his wife of years, Karin, his loving daughters, Sarah and Amber. His mother Joanne Swanger, and father Ron Cybulski (Lisa). Siblings Anne Barragan (Jes), Bobette Tryon, Carol Tait (Dion), Ed Cybulski (Kathryn). He was a loved uncle of Jerett and Bobby Tryon (Mallory), Traci Chewning (Brandon), Jeffrey and Heather Barragan, Moorea and Steven Tait, and his greatnephews and nieces. Along with his family David leaves behind a wonderful and loving group of good friends and his extended family in Sweden. No matter how much it hurts to lose David, and not ever again see his smiling face, we still feel we are the luckiest people to have been loved by him. Our love for him will never end and he will live in our hearts forever. Join us for a celebration of David’s life on Saturday, June , at : p.m., The Creek Side Inn, Hollister Avenue, Santa
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Alena Small born on October , , in Barre, VT, passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, May , , at the age of in Santa Barbara, CA, with her family by her side. Deeply loved and appreciated by all her friends, she is and will always be greatly missed. Alena is survived by her two daughters, Donna Alija of Longview, WA, and Lorna Steele of Santa Barbara, CA. Special thanks to Buena Vista
Arne Lunde, age , of Santa Barbara, CA, passed away suddenly but peacefully in his beloved garden on May , . Arne was born to the late Astrid and Albert Lunde on March th, , in Sandefjord, Norway. He lived in Norway as a young boy during WWII under the - German occupation. Arne started High School towards the end of the occupation, and the German language was a compulsory subject. After WWII ended, English was added to the curriculum. Arne, having an ear for languages, used this skill as an inspiration for his later teaching career. At the age of , he joined a whaling expedition in Antarctica. This was followed by a mandatory year in the Norwegian Military, where he also played the flute in the marching band. Arne and his band were selected to play for the King and his family, which was an honor and a privilege. After his tour in the military, he immigrated to Canada, where his sister Inger Norris and brother Finn Lunde live. Both Inger and Finn are now in their nineties. In Canada, Arne also attended Radio College. The skills of a Radio and TV Technician came in handy when he later sought US citizenship. Arne heard of a job through a friend, at Sears, in Santa Barbara, California, and decided to head south. He would also have the opportunity to take classes at the local Community College to pursue his passion of foreign languages. It was during this time Arne met his wife Marcia, at the Santa Barbara Ski Club. Arne and Marcia were married in .
Arne received his Bachelors of Arts Degree and Master’s Degree at UCSB in German Languages and European History. After graduation, Arne and Marcia moved to Germany so that Arne could continue his studies in Germany Language at the University of Gottingen. Upon returning to the US, Arne received an offer to become a Professor at the West Valley College in Saratoga, CA, where he taught German, French and Norwegian. Arne served as Department Chair and also served on the West Valley College School Board. He won numerous Teaching Awards during his tenure. He was considered a favorite amongst his students, many of whom kept in touch with him for years. Arne loved the Community College and neighboring community so much he stayed there until he retired in . At this time he was encouraged to run for the Board of Trustees. Arne also started the Legacy Society for West Valley and Mission Valley Colleges that enabled individuals to make donation provisions in their estates/trust plans for Colleges. Arne was an active member of Nordmanns Forbundet, where he served as President for one year. He was also a member of Sons of Norway and was an active charity participant to many libraries. Arne loved classical music, was an avid world traveler, foodie, stamp and coin collector, Dodger fan, crossword puzzle master, cribbage player, Democrat, consummate gardener, and Scottish Country Dancer and loved Santa Barbara. He enjoyed going to the beach and visiting with his friends at Peet’s. Arne was a devoted and caring Father and is survived by his daughter Margaret, his wife, Marcia, and his friends and neighbors, who will miss him dearly. There will be private services. In lieu in flowers, please contribute to West Valley College Library Fund or the Classical Music Station KUSC in Arne’s memory.
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and chair of the Kavli Foundation, was a man whose lifelong love of science began when he was a boy. He was an innovative industrialist, a visionary, a philanthropic scientist, and a humanist. When he passed away, science lost a legendary giant, but he left behind a global legacy. It was my honor, pleasure, and good fortune to get to know Fred over the last two decades, as a friend, mutual advisor, and a member of the PHILANTHROPY IN SCIENCE: Fred Kavli endowed Kavli Foundation’s Board of Direc- institutes and chairs at universities around the world, tors. When I ﬁrst met Fred 19 years including UCSB. ago at the home of Hugh and Susie Vos — both highly regarded at UC Santa Bar- Barbara’s University House. It was there that bara and in the local community — our conver- he cemented his innovative idea to establish sation ranged in topic from science to higher Kavli Institutes around the world — to advance education to philanthropy. Behind his gentle fundamental research in the ﬁelds of astrophyssense of humor and soft-spoken demeanor, he ics, nanoscience, neuroscience, and theoretihad a sparkle in his eyes and a laser-beam focus. cal physics. There are now 17 Kavli Institutes He led a full, rewarding life that will forever at leading academic and research institutions have a lasting impact, yet he still left us much worldwide, including the ﬁrst established at too soon. He died November 21, 2013, at his UC Santa Barbara. home in Santa Barbara of complications from Because of Fred’s unique and special approach to supporting science, the Kavli name surgery for a rare form of cancer. He was 86. Born in Norway in 1927, he was still in high is honored by a broad range of other initiaschool when his vision to help society through tives. These programs include, among others, science emerged. He went on to study phys- the Kavli Royal Society International Centre ics at the Norwegian Institute of Technology in England, a retreat where scientists can meet in Trondheim and immigrated to the United to discuss and develop their work; the AAAS States shortly after graduating in 1955. Kavli Science Journalism Awards; and the Kavli Within a couple of years, he founded the Futures Symposia, a series of conferences that Kavlico Corporation in Moorpark, which focus on the challenges and opportunities for became one of the world’s largest suppliers of future research. aeronautic, automotive, and industrial senNear and dear to my heart are Fred’s contrisors, with accounts such as General Electric butions at UC Santa Barbara, where he served and Ford Motor Co. But as a philanthropist, he as a foundation trustee and became an integral was always interested more in advancing sci- part of our university community. In addience and cultivating scientists than in making tion to supporting our world-renowned Kavli money. After more than 40 years in business, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Fred personhe sold the company in 2000 — just before the ally endowed chairs in nanotechnology and in tech bubble burst — for $345 million and estab- optoelectronics and sensors. He also endowed lished the Kavli Foundation with the goal of chairs at several other institutions. advancing science for the beneﬁt of humanity. What began in 1979 as the Institute for When it came to philanthropy in advancing Theoretical Physics — initially funded by the science, humanities, and education, Fred spent National Science Foundation — was reborn millions upon millions with the utmost gener- in 2002 with Fred’s enthusiasm to see a preosity. But when it came to his own life, he often mier center in Santa Barbara where theoretical traveled on economy-class fares and bought physicists from around the world could come suits from factory outlet stores. together for extended collaboration. Today, the Kavli Institute for Theoretical The Kavli Foundation, based in Oxnard, has become one of the most impactful, eﬀective, Physics at UC Santa Barbara hosts about 50 disand prestigious institutions in the world to rec- tinguished visiting scientists in residence at any ognize and inspire scientists as well as to lead given time, which amounts to more than 1,000 scientiﬁc research at the endless frontiers of sci- annually, as well as ﬁve permanent members. ence. Fred had the vision to establish the Kavli Fred’s bold vision will inspire generations of Prize to recognize and reward top scientists for scientists to come, and history will prove him their advances in astrophysics, nanoscience, to be one of the most inﬂuential and renowned and neuroscience. The $1 million prize has been forces leading the advancement of science in awarded every two years since September 2008 the interest of humanity. at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway — Fred’s home The global scientiﬁc community is fortucountry. The king of Norway personally hands nate to have such a legend as Fred Kavli in its ranks, and we in the Santa Barbara commuout the honors. Not long after the foundation’s start, Fred nity are proud to have counted him among met with top scientists — including a Nobel our residents. Laureate, National Lab director, and foundation president — during a retreat at UC Santa Henry Yang is chancellor of UC Santa Barbara.
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he Santa Ynez River once held the largest steelhead trout run in Southern California, with tens of thousands of ﬁsh, making ﬁshing an integral part of life along the river. Since Bradbury Dam was completed in 1953, the Bureau of Reclamation’s improper management, combined with the steelheads’ lack of access to upstream spawning habitats crucial to their survival, has caused their population to decrease by 99 percent. Numerous measures to help restore endangered steelhead have been suggested, including ﬁsh passage and eminently feasible water-conservation measures that can both save ﬁsh and maintain domestic water supplies. But the Bureau of Reclamation has continued to be unyielding — failing to pursue the simplest of solutions to protect the ﬁsh. The Bureau has failed the ﬁsh yet again — over the past year, at least 376 ﬁsh have died due to the agency’s failure to ﬁx faulty pump equipment that waters Hilton Creek, a tributary of the river located directly below the dam. The repeated failure of the Bureau to properly maintain this equipment is indicative of its long-standing poor management of the river and dam. The Environmental Defense Center (EDC), on behalf of CalTrout, intends to sue the Bureau for its failures at Hilton Creek, which though a far cry from the upstream habitat blocked by the dam, at this point is an essential part of the steelheads’ life-support system. Hopefully the threatened lawsuit will force the Bureau of Reclamation to fulﬁll its responsibilities to protect these ﬁsh that are such an important part of the river’s history. — Nicole Di Camillo, Staff Attorney, EDC
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ow to respond to a deranged person with a gun: Only a courageous good person with a gun can stop them. Guns are the gold standard for defense. Restricting mentally ill persons from purchasing guns is good, but restrictions and laws don’t end crime; they don’t guarantee criminal compliance. Criminals steal or get black-market guns. Worldwide, politicians recognize guns as good defensively, even ideal. Countries procure guns for their armies. To legislate the United States disarming militarily invites doom. That enables criminals to attack without risk or
fear, leaving you helpless to evade them or protect your loved ones. Civilian means being civil: respectful of good citizens — Paul Schaffer, Goleta and their rights.
am a child of the ’60s, a decade during which students changed the political face of the nation. I think that with 235,000 students in the UC system, hundreds of thousands more in the State University system, and millions more in the nation’s colleges and universities, a concerted and coordinated eﬀort utilizing social media and the interscholastic connections that exist could change the gun culture in this country. This is especially true with the elections coming up. The power of the masses of students can force Congress to change and put an end to the inﬂuence of the NRA, which by economic clout keeps weapons with highcapacity magazines on the streets, allows access to guns for people who should not have them, and all of the rest. Stop it now … peacefully, legally, but dramatically and fast. Not One More! — Marc Reisman, S.B.
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iablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (aﬀected by six fault lines) is an unacceptable risk to the people of California and, as Fukushima has proved, to the entire planet. It is imperative that the California Legislature hold public hearings on health impacts of Diablo on residents of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. World Business Academy’s “Diablo Canyon Radiation Health Report,” released March 3, 2014, found that S.L.O. changed from a relatively low-cancer county to a high-cancer one and that infant cancers, deaths, and low birth-weights rose signiﬁcantly in S.L.O. and Santa Barbara counties after Diablo started up; and, after Rancho Seco nuclear plant closed, cancer rates declined and other health trends improved dramatically. No governmental agency has ever investigated Diablo’s impacts on nearby residents’ health — not the S.L.O. Health Department, not the State Department of Health, not PG&E, and not the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. I have no desire to motivate through fear, but we are gambling in a no win game with Diablo, and eventually — Maile Ellington, S.B. we will pay the price.
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Hawai‘i’s normally calm Kona Coast, whose serenity was shattered May 8 when a diver documenting reef damage and the controversial aquarium trade had her breathing regulator ripped oﬀ 50 feet underwater by a ﬁsh harvester. Rene Umberger, who survived the attack, protested, “This man needs to be arrested immediately for attempted murder.” Although the attack was captured on video, which went viral on the Internet, no charges have been ﬁled by investigating oﬃcials as of this writing, to my knowledge. It’s also created an angry backlash on the Islands against those who would regulate or ban the trade that furnishes decorative ﬁsh for living-room-aquarium hobbyists. Umberger was diving as part of Sea Shepherd’s Operation Reef Defense, which claims an “estimated 350,000 reef animals are taken oﬀ the Kona Coast of Hawai‘i each year and sold to the aquarium trade” and that “more than 90 percent will be dead within one year.” But the aquarium trade is lucrative in Hawai‘i, and divers strenuously defend their work, which is legal if you have permits. The Sea Shepherd people are “nothing but terrorists trying to strip everyone’s rights away,” argued one Internet post. I haven’t been back to Kona since a savage 2011 tsunami wiped out the collection of fancy huts called Kona Village, a resort formerly
owned by Ty Warner. I await a calming of the waters and rebirth of Kona Village. TAME JUDGES? A lively but less physical
debate is also stirring U.S. legal circles: Are federal judges giving rich tax cheats like Ty Warner an easy break? Prosecutors appealing the Beanie Baby mogul’s sentence have ﬁled a brief claiming that when a Chicago judge gave Warner probation, it was an unreasonable, unwarranted “getout-of-jail” card based largely on his charitable donations. Although the billionaire “hid more than $100 million in secret Swiss bank accounts, refused to report at least $24 million of income to the IRS, and evaded at least $5.5 million in taxes” through “evasive conduct,” prosecutors wrote in their appeal, he escaped the jail penalty other tax evaders had been hit with. Judging from a transcript of the January 14 hearing, Federal Judge Charles P. Kocoras was plainly sympathetic with the part-time Santa Barbaran, though prosecutors argue that his charity only amounted to a fraction of his wealth. The appeal probably won’t be heard by the Midwest’s th District Court of Appeals until after summer. The feds may have a hard time reversing the judge’s probation ruling for Warner. Even though federal sentencing guidelines call for a jail term of 46-57 months, Judge Kocoras had great leeway, due to the 2005 U.S.
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Supreme Court Booker case. Not that Warner’s getting oﬀ scot-free: For one thing, he was assessed a $53 million penalty, a heavy hit compared with his $5.5 million “proﬁt” from a decade of tax-dodging. This crime didn’t pay. The $5.5 million is peanuts for a man worth $1.7 billion. Kocoras pointed out that Warner, 69, donated nearly $140 million in cash and toys during his lifetime and had submitted 70 gushing letters on his behalf, 29 from current and past employees. PARADISE LOST: Tsunamis and now underwater mayhem Meanwhile, the Warner case is mar the tranquility of Hawai‘i’s Kona Coast. reverberating around legal circles and the Internet. Janet Novack, staﬀ writer for a top D.C. attorney, Paul Clement, to handle his Forbes business magazine, wrote a May 14 piece appeal. Clement was the lead lawyer challengheadlined “Federal Judges Are Cutting Rich Tax ing Obamacare before the U.S. Supreme Court. Cheats Big Sentencing Breaks.” To court observers, this signals that Warner will Since Booker, only one tax sentence has been go to the Supremes if necessary. reversed on appeal, Novack noted. Warner likely would have escaped prosecution alto- MURDER BY THE BOOK: As the whodunit gether under the federal amnesty program, like progressed at the Circle Bar B Ranch Dinner 43,000 others nabbed in oﬀshore tax cases. Theatre, I tried to guess who, if anyone, would After his Swiss banker was indicted, Warner end up dead (or alive). I couldn’t guess, and I applied for amnesty, but it was too late. Feds doubt if you could either. It’s a delightful Britalready had him in their sights, making him ish-style play sparkling with wit. Keep an eye ineligible. Warner’s not taking any chances on young smart-ass Dillon Yuhasz as the nosy in case the appeals court rules against him. neighbor. He’s fun to watch. (Through July 13.) According to word in legal circles, he’s just hired — Barney Brantingham
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BLUE & GREEN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDE
he Santa Barbara Independent ’s dedicated crew of outdoor-minded editors and writers is too busy chasing down the next adventure to keep track of how many Blue & Green issues there have been over the years. But we’ve certainly eclipsed the 15-year mark and are approaching 20 with the same original goal in mind: to tell invigorating stories of the great outdoors, in hopes of spurring you readers into doing the same. So read on, and then go outside.
When in Doubt, Paddle South
n the black of night, I swore I saw a ﬂicker of light where the evening sky meets the dark sea. I was on a kayak in the middle of the open ocean, somewhere between Anacapa and Santa Barbara Island, and uneven wind waves caused the horizon to undulate mysteriously.“Are my eyes playing tricks on me,” I wondered, subduing my worst fears as I’d been doing all day,“or are we ﬁnally going the right way?” All we could do was keep paddling into the darkness, hoping to soon touch down on the lonely, craggy isle of Santa Barbara, the smallest of California’s Channel Islands.
The idea was hatched the previous summer by Tony Chapman, an accomplished 75-year-old kayaker who’s competed in numerous races and guided trips at Channel Islands National Park for nearly 30 years. So before dawn on that fateful October morning, Chapman and I put in under the bright beam of a full autumn moon, no headlamp needed at Santa Cruz Island’s shimmering Scorpion Anchorage. We estimated that it would take about 12 hours to paddle the 44 miles to Santa Barbara Island and were pleased when the moderate, down-coast current quickly propelled us beyond the southeast end of Santa Cruz. Before we knew it, we were enjoying the glow of the rising sun behind West Anacapa Island and the Santa Monica Mountains, and the full moon setting beyond Montanon Ridge on Santa Cruz.
As we left those islands in our wake, a small pod of Risso’s dolphins spouted eastward, the only turbulence on the calm, glassy waters that stretched as far as we could see. Whether that tranquility would last played on my mind with each passing hour. Seven hours in, I could still see Santa Cruz’s Yellow Banks over my right shoulder and was worried that we may have miscalculated our compass heading. We were inside the U.S. Navy’s Paciﬁc Missile Test Range; maneuvers had ended at 8 a.m., but we could still see a vessel to the west. Even closer was a tugboat, whose captain conﬁrmed my fears: We were paddling in the wrong direction, he explained, adding ominously,“You have 26 miles to go.”
My heart sank. It was already 1:30 p.m., so we’d be paddling in the dark even if we picked up the pace, but Chapman seemed to be slowing down instead. Our dream of arriving by dinnertime was now turning into a nightmare. So at 5 p.m., I very and by reluctantly oﬀered to give the kayak legend a tow. To my surprise, he quickly obliged, perhaps realizing that, with nightfall coming, simply being closer to each other would be a good strategy for staying alive. With some tailwind kicking up, we began moving at a better clip, but we couldn’t see the mainland anymore. At 6
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ISLE AIMING: This is what Santa Barbara Island looks like from the landing dock, if you ever get there.
p.m., I suggested we get into our warm gear, so we wrestled into our wetsuits, spray jackets, and beanies. Chapman wore his headlamp to track our compass heading, and we quickly ate and drank and pressed on. Visions of missing Santa Barbara Island were still weighing heavy on my tired shoulders. The alternative was paddling due east to the mainland, which would make for a trip of at least 80 miles. I wasn’t looking forward to that, nor did I want to paddle in the fog through the shipping lanes. My spirits quickly rose when the moon appeared in the eastern sky, and Chapman took solace with a southerly star burning bright. “If you follow that bright star,” he hollered as the seas grew choppy,“it’s in line with our heading.” As my conﬁdence grew, so did the curiosity of seabirds about the two blue kayaks rocking in the deep cobalt seas. Migratory black-vented and sooty shearwaters ﬂew directly at us, and then banked away at the last second. On several occasions, solitary ashy storm petrels swooped oﬀ my bow and then vanished in the unsettling seas. We knew that the park rangers would start worrying about us after 6 p.m., which is when we expected to land, and by 8 p.m., we heard them discussing our whereabouts. Sensing some mild anxiety in their transmissions, Chapman tried several times to contact them, but we weren’t close enough to the island. At 8:30 p.m., as my mind rapidly fended oﬀ the what-ifs, I put a cheery spin on paddling in the dark, noting with irony that the visibility was better than at daytime when all I could see was haze. I kept placing trust in the moon and southern star, but would then get discouraged when I still couldn’t see anything in the distance that resembled the triangular shape of Santa Barbara Island.
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A TIRED TONY: Even kayaking legend Tony Chapman got tired during the meandering excursion from Santa Cruz Island to Santa Barbara Island, eventually losing his paddle at night in the dark ocean.
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When Chapman’s kayak suddenly went slack behind me, I thought the line had broken, but it just untied. As we dealt with that, though, he dropped his paddle into the dark, capping seas, its black shaft and red blades instantly disappearing. As the latest wave of devastation began to overtake me, I turned my head to see what looked to be Sutil Island, the smaller isle located about one-eighth of a mile oﬀ Santa Barbara Island. I’d been starting to see ﬂashes on the horizon, which I hoped were from the light that once was on Santa Barbara Island, but I didn’t
know if it was operational anymore.“Are you seeing Sutil Island?” I yelled through the wind to Chapman, but he couldn’t tell either, for most of Santa Barbara Island was cloaked in fog. As we peered into the darkness, I ﬁnally realized that I was seeing the automated light ﬂashing atop Arch Point. It was a glorious sight: shafts of moonlight striking down on the wave-battered isle, swept in a swirl of dense, dewy overcast, and the beacon going oﬀ on the isle’s north end. We went from complete despair to utter elation in a matter of seconds. We ﬁgured we were still seven miles out, but at least we had points continued on p. 33 >>> FRANK HUDSON
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Hiking the Topatopas WHAT: Three-day, nine-mile backpack or
15-mile day hike along the Red Reef Trail. DIFFICULTY: Moderate to strenuous ascent of more than 2,200 feet. MAP: Tom Harrison Maps Sespe Wilderness. DIRECTIONS: South to Highway to Ojai, then Highway toward Upper Ojai Valley and left on Sisar Canyon Road. THE EXPERIENCE: The Los Padres National Forest’s enchanting Red Reef Trail outside of nearby Ojai oﬀers a quick, challenging nature foray up Sisar Canyon, topping out at Nordhoﬀ Ridge Road, where stunning vistas of the grandiose, forbidding, and pink sandstone bluﬀs known as the Topatopas ensue. It was a hot spring weekend when I checked out this adventure, with a ﬁrst day of climbing about 2,000 feet on the 4.5-mile backpack to White Ledge Camp, which has three iron ﬁre rings and plenty of shade. (Be sure to obtain a ﬁre permit from the Forest Service and ﬁlter your water.) The ﬁrst three miles are along a dirt road but reward with great views. The trail’s bounty of beauty included cool white
alders, profuse and gnarly chaparral, fragrant bay laurels, and a few towering big leaf maples down in the creek. The arid trail was graced by the dark blue blossoms of yerba buena, which the Chumash used to make a medicinal stomach tea. On day two, I took an exhilarating day hike from White Ledge, which sits at 3,700 feet, along the rest of the Red Reef Trail, which reaches its highest point another three miles up. The steep mountainous landscapes to the east and above me displayed the well-known Topatopa’s precipitous cliﬀs, visible from the streets of Ojai and far beyond. On the third and ﬁnal day, I ambled back down the Red Reef to the closed portion of Sisar Canyon Road, where I found my beat-up, 15-year-old Ford Ranger, whose four-wheel drive had been most handy on the ﬁnal mile before the gate. Hiking below the high cliﬀs of the Topatopas is a great, quick, and relatively easy escape from the modern world, or what economist Thomas Piketty I believe correctly calls the “Second American Gilded Age.” —DAN McCASLIN
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ROCK GYM GOES OUT: The author tackles one of the many climbs now being oﬀered by the Santa Barbara Rock Gym in and around the Los Padres National Forest.
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y hands shaking, my arms and stomach burning, and my right knee jammed way too hard into a right-angle protruding from an otherwise user-friendly slab of sandstone, a ﬂash of unspeciﬁc pain tore up and into my brain. As I eyed a blind ledge just an inch or two beyond my reach, it dawned on me that I was well past my comfort zone, feeling a fair bit of hurt from virtually every limb, and, perhaps most impressively, I was absolutely blissed out about the whole deal. An optimistic shout came from several stories below, “Yeah, buddy, that’s it right there! Go for it!” And so it goes when rock climbing in the wild, as pure a pursuit as you will ﬁnd and one that forces you deep into the embrace of moving mediation while also putting your physical self into treacherous places and spaces. I am as new to climbing as you can be, but, after spending half of a beautiful May day exploring the walls of Santa Barbara’s front country with Santa Barbara Rock Gym’s programming director, Chris Hamman, I am jazzed about furthering my education on the many climbing walls and routes that are peppered throughout the Los Padres National Forest. While so many stoke-stirring outdoor activities require the full and proper cooperation of Mother Nature (think surﬁng, skiing, snowboarding, hang gliding, rafting, kayaking, etc.), the major action required to set up a fun day of climbing happened centuries ago when our area geography took shape. “It’s pretty hard to have a bad day out here,” mused Hamman after my ﬁrst successful ascent of a route in the Montecito foothills called the Orangahang, the morning’s thick marine layer clearing just as I reached the top of the 80-foot climb.
My muscles pulsed with blood as I shook out my chalkcovered hands and grinned a stupid grin in agreement, my core swelling with a deep — and surprising — sense of accomplishment. I’ve been a jaded surfer and powder hunter for a couple of decades now, but this, this tickled me in a place long since dormant. Lucky for climbers of all skill levels, the Santa Barbara Rock Gym, which stepped into a shockingly longstanding void around these parts when they opened their downtown gym a couple of years ago, has recently become the ﬁrst and only outﬁt licensed to run climbing tours into the Los Padres National Forest. Since May, they have been leading trips to popular haunts like Lizard’s Mouth and the Playground. And, in a karmic nod as part of their agreement with forest management, they are also going to be spearheading biannual cleanup outings at several popular climbing spots. According to Hamman, the Los Padres tours are just the beginning of their outside oﬀerings. “It takes a while with all the required training and certiﬁcations and assorted red tape, but our goal is to eventually be able to take groups into the Southern Sierras and places like Mount Whitney,” he explained. As for me and my aforementioned moment of agony that spiked some 60 feet above the earth? Well, I made it thanks to coaching from Hamman and one big lunge of faith with my right arm. The world was glowing as I reached the top of that modest canyon climb, the moment popping pregnant with the type of endorphincolored stuﬀ that makes all the bullshit of the world completely melt away. —ES
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SUNDAY 6/15 /: Musical Fireworks Concert This Baroque and Beyond Musical Fireworks Concert will feature music for voice and instruments performed by Suzanne Duﬀy, ﬂute; Katya GotsdinerMcMahan, harpsichord; and baroque soprano. :pm. Trinity Episcopal Church, State St. Free. Call -. /: Colordoscopic Stuart Carey’s vivid paintings are infused with the elements of jazz: rhythm, texture, and improvisations within a framework. His work reﬂects his perception of the world as dynamic energy and color that is in constant motion. Shows through August . -pm. Seven Bar and Kitchen, Helena Ave. Free. Call -. /: In the Kitchen with a Knife The only theater company of its kind, Poetic Justice Project features casts of formerly incarcerated
/: Hunter Hayes Four-time Grammy-nominated artist for Best Country Solo Performance, Hunter Hayes (pictured) will perform live. Don’t miss your chance to see him with special guest Dan + Shay, Warner Music Nashville’s new duo. :pm. S.B. Bowl, N. Milpas St. $-$. Call - or visit sbbowl.com.
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/: Italian Conversation Group: Parliamo! Are you going to Italy this summer, or do you just want to order your zuppa di vongole like a pro? Practice your Italian, and meet new friends. :-pm. Arnoldi’s Restaurant, Olive St. Free. Visit parliamo .yolasite.com. actors in theater that examines crime, punishment, and redemption. This play will ask audiences to decide which of three men killed Telly, an inmate who worked in the kitchen, and to decide one of three possible endings. pm. Trinity Episcopal Church, State St. $-$. Call - or visit poetic justiceproject.org.
MONDAY 6/16 /: Sell on Craigslist How many treadmills do you need? Learn how to post a for-sale ad on Craigslist, the popular, free online classiﬁed website, and make a little money. Preregistration is required. :-:am. Goleta Library, N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Call - or visit sbplibrary.org.
TUESDAY 6/17 /: Carpinteria Blue Dot Sale For one day only, more than businesses in Carpinteria will be participating in a town-wide sale called the Blue Dot Sale, named for its addition of bright blue to the typical June gloom and which aims to oﬀer great deals to owneroperated businesses and restaurants. Visit this quaint town, and enjoy a day of shopping, dining, and playing. Free. Visit facebook .com/carpinteriabluedot for a list of participating businesses. /: Steven Pressman Join magazine and newspaper journalist and author Steven Pressman as he signs his new book, Children, based on the acclaimed documentary of the true story
of how one American couple transported Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in . pm. Chaucer’s Books, State St. Free. Call - or visit chaucersbooks .com. /: Treating the Invisible Wounds of War Come learn about the unique challenges facing today’s veterans, explore PTSD treatment options, learn how to prevent and treat compassion fatigue, and understand how to identify symptoms of secondary PTSD in this workshop presented by Floyd G. “Shad” Meshad, LCSW. :am:pm. Faulkner Gallery, E. Anapamu St. $-$. Call - or visit sbnbcc.org. /-/: Zomo the Rabbit Luce Puppet Company presents this West African folk tale with exciting colors, patterns, and music of West Africa as experienced and talented puppeteer Elizabeth Luce and her puppet crew spin the tale of Zomo. Tue.: :am. Solvang Library, Mission Dr., Solvang. Call -. :pm. Carpinteria Library, Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. Call -. Wed.: :am. Eastside Library, E. Montecito St. Call . :pm. S.B Central Library, E. Anapamu St. Call -. Free. Visit sbplibrary.org.
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activities that will include deals at merchants, the Farmers Market, a wine and beer walk, and live music ranging from blues, ’s and classic rock, folk, and country to steel drums and roots rock. Noon-midnight. Various locations. Free. Call () - or visit solvangthirdwednesday.com for a schedule. /: David Freed This author of Voodoo Ridge, a fast-paced, adrenaline-fueled thrill ride with unexpected twists, full-throttle action, and wry humor, will sign copies of his newest novel. pm. Chaucer’s Books, State St. Free. Call - or visit chaucersbooks.com. /: The Goleta Concert This concert will begin with the multimedia presentation “A Radical Approach to Aﬀordable Housing” for refugees of earthquakes and typhoons. The music featured is an eclectic mix of acoustic Americana folk, classical, and electric gospel. This celebration will beneﬁt the HAITI mission. pm. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Call - or visit gslcms.org.
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Paddling for a Cause Saturday, June 14, will be a day dedicated to honoring a foundation that has helped an area girl deal with a serious disease. Born with Rett syndrome, a neurological developmental disorder, 8-year-old Sorel is fully cognitive but completely immobile. As soon as she was diagnosed with Rett syndrome at 18 months, the International Rett Syndrome Foundation contacted Sorel’s parents and provided them with advice as well as resources and led them to multiple therapists to help their child. Chris Kolendrianos, Sorel’s father, said that the foundation “was amazing” and that it allowed his wife and him to “gain a support system with a lot of other really great families dealing with the same thing.” For the third year in a row, Kolendrianos is raising funds for the foundation in order to further the research being done for Rett syndrome. The nine-mile ocean paddle in honor of Sorel begins at the north end of Goleta Beach and ends at Leadbetter Beach. “The paddle is not at all a race but just for fun,” said Kolendrianos. There will also be a raffle to benefit the International Rett Syndrome Foundation, and tickets can be purchased at the beach following the paddle. For more information, contact Chris Kolendrianos at 403-4769 or firstname.lastname@example.org. — Mckinley Krongaus
above: “My degree is in graphic design, but after doing that for a while, I realized I wanted to do something that made a difference. This is truly what I’m meant to do on this Earth,” said Jeffyne Telson (right) while cuddling some kittens alongside Erika Sacks, ResQcats’ longest volunteer. Telson and her husband started the nonprofit organization 17 years ago and have been taking in and caring for stray and abandoned felines ever since. They also work to educate the public about the importance of spaying and neutering pets. “As of 15 minutes ago, we have adopted out 2,121 cats to new homes,” she added. right: “I’m just getting in a little fishing before I have to go to work,” said Brian Smalarz while casting out at East Beach. Smalarz is an area landscaper who goes fishing once or twice a week. “This is kind of therapeutic for me. It keeps me grounded and is a nice escape from the hustle and bustle of kids and life at home,” he added.
Botanic Garden Partners with UCSB Library
Made possible by a $250,000 donation from area philanthropist Sara Miller McCune, the UC Santa Barbara Library will soon take in the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s rare-book collection. Of the more than 750 books, some of the tomes were published as early as the 17th century — the oldest dating back to 1682. Other treasures in the collection include several early-edition books signed by the author, such as John Muir’s The Yosemite. The acquisition will be housed in the library’s new Special Collections facility, which is currently under construction. The Botanic Garden’s environmentally focused books will be available for viewing by the beginning of 2016. — MK
Love Thy Neighborhood
The City of Santa Barbara’s Parks and Recreation Department recently introduced the new Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP). The program will provide small grants to area organizations for improvement projects. The goal of the project is to encourage community members to take their neighborhoods’ well-being into their own hands through grassroots organizing. The grants will range from $1,000-$5,000 and will go toward projects such as helping elderly neighbors with yard work, adopt-a-park efforts, and murals. The proposed projects must be in one of the following downtown neighborhoods in Santa Barbara: Eastside, Westside, Lower Eastside, Lower Westside, Laguna, or West Downtown. Applications for grants are due by June 16 and are available on the city’s website. For more information, contact Neighborhood and Outreach Services at 897-2560. — MK
Outdoor Living 1
What year was the first mountaineering club founded? ❏ 1857 ❏ 1901 ❏ 1914 Which was the first U.S. national park? ❏ Grand Canyon ❏ Yellowstone ❏ Yosemite Which waterway connects all of the Great Lakes? ❏ Saint Lawrence River ❏ Mississippi River ❏ Erie Canal
answers: . 1857; . Yellowstone; . Saint Lawrence River.
The percentage of the Earth’s surface freshwater held in the Great Lakes. The five lakes — Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario — form the largest group of freshwater bodies in the world. SOURCE: wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Lakes.
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was 19 years old, fresh off the airplane and so haole I didn’t even know I was haole standing in line for the shuttle to the employee parking lot of the Maui Marriott in Kaanapali, Maui. Tipo, a large and intimidating Hawaiian-Samoan cook, also waiting in line, approached me and asked, “Brah, you like paddle with Hawaiian Canoe Club tomorrow?” He had the classic pidgin intonations and a broad infectious smile on his face. “No, thank you, I’m too skinny …” was my response to the invitation; I didn’t think I had what it took to be part of a canoe paddling team. Nowadays, paddling in seat number one for the Santa Barbara Outrigger Canoe Club, I often think of Tipo and the days I missed out on the waters off Maui. But then, I look around at our beautiful coast and decide that paddling these parts isn’t too bad either. And then there is the sport itself — physically tough, emotionally exhilarating, and mentally challenging no matter where you choose to participate. Whatever body of water you happen to find yourself in, “catching” a blade-full of water at exactly the same time as the other five people in your canoe, ripping your paddle 14 inches through the surface with proper rotation, and then exiting with the exact precision of synchronized swimmers, only to do it over and over again (70 times a minute to be exact) requires concentration like little else I have known. The reward comes when you all get it right; the gift of glide over Mother Earth’s waters is as good as it gets. Flat and buttery water to headwind chop or downhill runs, the many moods of the ocean color each paddling experience differently. Having paddled a oneman outrigger for a couple of years and surfing for four decades and counting, I’m no stranger to moving yourself across the surface of the sea. Yet paddling in a six-person canoe offers a camaraderie I had never before experienced on the ocean. I’ve achieved many solo racing scores in endurance events — in running, cycling, and even prone paddling — and had ample amounts of adventure combined with a sense of achievement. However, competing as a team upon the salty waters of the Pacific, the thrill and success is amplified. I am blessed to be part of the ohana at the Santa Barbara Outrigger Canoe Club and want to share my ocean gliding with others. As Tipo tried to show me those many years ago, all it takes is a willingness to share in the — Paul Shields gift.
ove him, hate him, idolize him, or never met him — chances are good you’ve got strong feelings about your father. Yet, for men in particular, expressing those feelings directly can be awkward, even impossible. That was the case for Dwier Brown. The youngest of three children, raised in rural Ohio by loving if stoic Midwesterners, Brown was in his teens when he discovered his passion for acting. He made his way to Hollywood, where in 1988 he landed a gig that would change his life: playing Kevin Costner’s father in a baseball movie with the working title Shoeless Joe. Renamed Field of Dreams before its 1989 release, the film quickly became a father/son classic: the story of a rookie farmer who follows the promptings of a mysterious voice and is granted one last chance to make things right with his dad. In his readable, warmly humorous new memoir, If You Build It ...: A Book About Fathers, Fate and Field of Dreams, Brown reflects on the way a relatively small role transformed him. He writes of his days on the set: a farmhouse and cornfield in Dyersville, Iowa. Interspersed between anecdotes about working alongside Costner and James Earl Jones are vivid scenes drawn from Brown’s earlier life and reflections on his relationship with his father: a loyal, hardworking family man who found it hard to show affection openly. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the film, and Ojai-based Brown is currently touring the country in a Winnebago, visiting bookstores and minor-league ball games to promote his book. On Father’s Day, he’ll meet up with Costner and other members of the cast in Dyersville, where the baseball pitch from Field of Dreams has been maintained. In a recent interview, Brown spoke about landing the role at a pivotal time in his life. “I found out that I had gotten the part, and I was getting ready to visit my family in Ohio before heading to the film set,” he recounted. “Then I got word that my dad was in the hospital. I just had this feeling that I couldn’t wait a week, so I changed my plane ticket. When I got there, I saw my dad was sicker than anyone had let me know.”
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His father died that night, and two weeks later, a dazed Brown found himself on the set, wandering cornfields not unlike those of his childhood. “At first, I was happy to have the diversion,” he recalled. “But when we got around to shooting the final scene, I was surprised to find myself blocked emotionally.” In order to pull off the powerful exchange with Costner, Brown had to access his feelings about his own father. Whether despite or because of his fresh grief, the scene is among the most poignant in popular film — one that sticks with viewers long after the credits have rolled. In fact, in the 25 years since the film’s release, complete strangers have approached Brown regularly, eager to talk about not just the film but also their relationships with their own fathers. He has peppered his memoir with monologues based on these “confessions,” which he says he is honored to hear. “There are very few places to process our contradictory feelings about our fathers,” Brown noted. “Sports are one place where fathers try to communicate with their sons — to teach them how hard work pays off, how to be responsible to a team, a family. The movie simplifies that relationship and creates the perfect reconciliation between father and son.” Maybe more than any other sport, he added, baseball’s rhythms and pacing allow for all kinds of unspoken communication, much as relationships between fathers and sons often do. As he writes in the final chapter of his book, even a simple game of catch can convey a profound message: “Throwing the ball is like saying ‘I give to you’ and catching it is like saying ‘I get from you,’ he writes. “‘I give to you, I get from you,’ over and over again.”
— Elizabeth Schwyzer
Where to Watch
the World Cup
very four years, the World Cup brings people together in cities around the globe, and Santa Barbara is no different. In order for you to get the most out of this year’s month-long affair, The Indy put together a reference guide to the frenzied fútbol celebrations. Be sure to look online for TV schedules and to contact business owners before you make any plans so you can be sure they’ll be airing your desired match! Arlington Theatre: The Arlington’s size and environment make for the best viewing atmosphere, though some U.S. fans may still associate it with 2010’s heartbreaking loss to Ghana, which sent scores of disgruntled U.S. soccer fans out of the theater and into a chorus of celebrating Ghanian supporters dancing and playing djembe drums. 1317 State St. Call 963-4408. Hoffmann Brat Haus: What better way to celebrate the 2014 World
Cup than with German beer, Bratwurst, and multiple big-screen TVs — a fitting tribute to U.S. coach/soccer messiah Jurgen Klinnsmann’s squad of psuedo-Germans. 801 State St. Call 962-3131.
Dargan’s Irish Pub and Restaurant: Dargan’s pub-worthy beer
selection and large viewing area make it a prime spot for larger groups
looking to partake in soccer fun. Plus, there are darts and three pool tables in case you have a hard time paying attention to all 90 minutes of the Croatia/ Cameroon matchup. 18 E. Ortega St. Call 568-0702. Press Room: Long consid-
ered to be Santa Barbara’s soccer headquarters, the Press Room is a favorite for the football-savvy crowd who love watching European league matches at dawn. Those unfamiliar should think of the Press Room as S.B.’s soccer CBGB (pre-Varvatos, of course) — not just a cultural launching point but an institution in and of itself. 15 E. Ortega St. Call 963-8121.
Santa Barbara Brewing Company: Who’s better outfitted for
sports than one of State Street’s main “sports bars”? BrewCo, a hotbed of activity for almost every sporting event, with multiple TVs, ample seating, and a central location, makes it a great hub for World Cup viewing. 501 State St. Call 703-1040.
Brasil Arts Café: The headquarters for Brazilian fans looking to
cheer, cry, and shout at soccer superstar Neymar, the Brasil Arts Café will show all of the games in its large studio and viewing space. Fans of any team should make this a stop, though, in order to binge on the venue’s delicious taro fries. 1230 State St. Call 845-7656. — Jake Blair june 12, 2014
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THE WORLD CUP SEE P. 43
The World Cup: How Far Will the U.S. Team Go, and S.B. International Students Root for Their Countries
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by John Zant he U.S. soccer team
Salgado, 17, is from Rio de Janeiro risks being DOA in the and hopes to score some tickets when “Group of Death” if it does he returns home later this month. He not get a positive result prays that “joga bonito” — play pretty against Ghana in its open— is the style that brings Brazil its sixth ing match of the World Cup (Mon., championship. June 16, 3pm PDT). The Americans “Neymar [one of Brazil’s creative also must face European powers Portustars] doesn’t do the normal things,” gal (Sun., June 22, 3pm) and Germany Salgado said. “He always does like this (Thu., June 26, 9am). Only the top two [moving his feet like an intricate dance teams of each group will advance to step]. Sometimes I don’t like the style. the knockout rounds of the monthlong They forget to do the scores and win tournament. the game.” Ghana was responsible for sending Victorio, 19, says that when she tells the U.S. home from the last two World people she is from Argentina, they say, Cups. In 2006, the Africans scored a 2-1 “Ah, Messi.” Lionel Messi, the goalvictory in a do-or-die group match. In scoring wizard of Spain’s Barcelona 2010, they met in the Round of 16, and club, will try to lead his country to its Ghana again won 2-1 in overtime. A third world title. “We will win because triple crown of thorns, anyone? we fight to win,” Victorio said. “Pope If there is any reason to expect it will Francis will be watching.” The pope be different this time, it’s the mind of is a lifelong fan of San Lorenzo, a club Jurgen Klinsmann, the incendiary that miraculously won the Argentine coach whose judgment was questioned league’s first-half title of the 2013-14 when he left all-time leading scorer season. Landon Donovan off the U.S. roster. Salgado acknowledges that BrazilRudy Ybarra, a Santa Barbara ians have staged massive protests, soccer star in the ’70s and coach of called “manifestations,” airing their the S.B. Soccer Club’s national youth grievances against the background of championship teams, did not agree the World Cup for the past year. “The with that decision. But Ybarra has faith stadiums are costing money, while that Klinsmann will figure out a way to people go to the hospital and they don’t beat Ghana. have medicines and things,” he said. He “He understands the game betbelieves the country will joyously rally ter than any coach the U.S. has had,” in support of the team once the World THE WORLD IS WATCHING: The Press Room (top) is a favorite haunt of fútbol fans thanks to the big Ybarra said. “Bruce Arena and Bob Cup gets underway. “Our players supTVs and the accommodating hours kept during the World Cup. Though studying in Santa Barbara, Bradley [previous coaches] never port the manifestations and say, ‘Não many an EF International student will be rooting for their home-country teams. Julian Gambald played the game at a high level.” Klinssomos do governo’ (We are not the (bottom left), who hails from France, shows his ball-handling skills, while Brazilian Bruno Salgado mann was a striker for Germany’s 1990 government),” he said. and Argentinian Camila Victorio cross their fingers their countries will be the last two teams standing. World Cup champions and coached his European students were not optinative country to third place in 2006. mistic about the prospects of their During his playing career, he learned from some of the game’s even though he had not found the net in months, and was teams, which have never won a World Cup in the Americas. rewarded not once but twice, the second time when Altidore top strategists. “He still flies down to Buenos Aires to have “Something will go wrong. It always does,” said Tim Poppers of the Netherlands, which invented the end-to-end turned Michael Bradley’s deft pass into a lethal strike from coffee with [Argentine mastermind] César Luis Menotti,” 12 yards out. attacking style of modern soccer in the 1970s. Ybarra said. “He has brought in Bernie Vogts, a great Julian Gambald of France was juggling a soccer ball on “Klinsmann has the U.S. ready to play five different formadefender for Germany, as an advisor.” UCSB coach Tim Vom Steeg has serious doubts about his feet in an outdoor recreation area. He said he could go tions,” Ybarra said. “The players are more educated than ever Klinsmann’s performance. He wonders why the starting U.S. beyond 500 touches without the ball hitting the ground. As before.” lineup appeared to be undecided in the final days before for the French national team, he said, “No, we don’t have a It is conceivable that the U.S. could survive the group if the tournament and why so many players who helped the chance,” without the injured Franck Ribery. He shrugged his it gets away with a tie on Monday, but then it would have to team qualify for the World Cup — including Donovan and shoulders and said, “Brazil will win. It’s just football.” upset Portugal (which still remembers being embarrassed by defender Brad Evans — are not going to be there. Vom Steeg the U.S. in 2006 and features one of the world’s great players Brazil also comes out on top in the analysis of Santa Barcompared the situation to college soccer, where a team gets bara soccer expert Rudy Ybarra because “their players have in Cristiano Ronaldo) or Germany (the team that is Europe’s two weeks of practice together before the start of the season. technical skills equal to anybody else’s, and they are physically best hope to win a championship in South America). “But [Klinsmann] is facing Ghana, not Stanford,” Vom Steeg stronger and more athletic.” Three other teams that could said. make the final, Ybarra said, are defending champion Spain Ybarra maintains there is a method to Klinsmann’s con(“veteran players, and the weather will help them”), Germany founding ways, and it was borne out in the U.S. team’s final (“disciplined and strong”), and Argentina (“a lot of fans, Brazil and Croatia will kick off the soccer World Cup on preparatory match last Saturday, a 2-1 win over Nigeria. A great on the attack, but the defense is lacking”). Dark horses Thursday, June 12. Thirty other national teams will later join new back line of defenders, considered a liability in the past, include Chile and Belgium. the fray. Bruno Salgado and Camila Victorio — among not only gave goalie Tim Howard solid support but also The pope, and 999,999,999 other fans, will be watching. initiated several attacks, notably when right back Fabian the hundreds of students attending the EF International For more sports, including a weekly highlight Johnson made a long run to assist on Jozy Altidore’s first Language Center in Santa Barbara — will be pleased if the schedule, see independent.com/sports. goal. Klinsmann installed Altidore as the primary striker, last teams standing on July 13 are Brazil and Argentina.
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DIZZY WRIGHT Las Vegas Rapper Heads to Velvet Jones
as Vegas’ Dizzy Wright is busy, and not just because he’s moving. The 23-year-old Wright, who ﬁrst began rapping professionally in his early teens, released a new song,“Spark Up the Flame,” the morning of our conversation. A day later, record label Funk Volume would share a trio of collaborative tracks between Wright and Brooklyn’s Bishop Nehru (the noted protégé of hip-hop sensei MF Doom). And we haven’t even mentioned the national tour yet — Wright’s ﬁrst with a live drummer, which kicks oﬀ in Fresno on June 11 (and hits Santa Barbara on June 13). It’s all typical of a rapper’s workﬂow in the 21st century, but in a world of fast fame, Wright’s trajectory seems like a natural one. In spite of his growing fan base, Wright’s signature candidness and positivity remain very much in tact, as evidenced by the release of “Red Balloons,” the rapper’s touching musical response to the tragic death of 3-year-old Ryan Salada Saldana and the kidnapping of 300 girls in Nigeria. In anticipation of this Friday’s show at Velvet Jones, we caught up with Dizzy to talk about fatherhood, the NBA Finals, and industry hype. For show tickets and info, call 965-8676 or visit dizzy.nightout.com. What about the upcoming tour are you excited about? Are you performing a lot of new stuff? We’re doing a lot of stuﬀ that no one has seen yet, but actually
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on this [new] tour, I have a drummer coming out with me. We’re doing “Spark Up the Flame” and some other stuﬀ we haven’t normally done, and we’re really just gonna try to rock out. Your verses on “Red Balloons” were clearly very personal. Do you think you could have released a song like that before you became a father? I mean, that was just a perspective on what was going on. I couldn’t have written that song without being inspired by the situation, and by being a father. Has being a father influenced your writing more than touring? Which do you think has impacted your work more profoundly? Everything. Being a father isn’t just being a father; it’s all that comes with being a father. It’s the people you run into at the daycare, or the other fathers that you meet, and then you’re having father conversations … What kind of “father conversations”? I mean, when you’re a daddy, and you have kids, you always just start talking about your kids …
ROUND ‘N’ ROUND: Rapper (and Clippers fan) Dizzy Wright is on the move. He plays Velvet Jones on Friday, June 13.
Is there a particular team you like? Or do you just like the league as a whole?? I love following the whole NBA, man, but I really love watching the Clippers. I love watching Chris Paul. Them motherfuckers throw alley-oops to each other, and they’re just exciting to me. You were named one of XXL’s Freshman of the Year last year. Do you feel like it impacted your career? I think it helped me, but I think it mostly helped me in the industry. A lot of fans stray away from that type of stuﬀ, or just pay attention to it for a moment because of the hype. But the industry is always paying attention. It’s always good to know those people, so I think — Jake Blair it helped me out a lot.
Like what you’re feeding them? Yeah, or like, how you handle diﬀerent situations. It’s the “father talks,” you know? [Laughs.] ethic. The Brian Jonestown Massacre frontman has been living an artist’s existence in Berlin for some years now, and he continues to release albums on his own label, as well as post his intriguing demos online. For Revelation, the band’s 14th full-length, Newcombe and Co. culled from the best of the last two years’ batch of songs. As usual, Newcombe brings a variety of inﬂuences and textures together ﬂuidly. Old-school fans will rejoice at the great psychedelic tracks like “Unknown” and “Days, Weeks and Moths,” which owe something to Robyn Hitchcock and John Lennon. Also to be found on Revelation are the catchy “Food for Clouds,” the ambient, Popol Vuh–like “Second Sighting,” and the electronica-infused “Memorymix.” In our opinion, it’s
WELL SUITED: Chill-out music megastar Michael Franti headlines the Soulshine Tour this week at the S.B. Bowl.
I know you’re a basketball fan. Who do you think is going to win the title this year? Yeah, man, I got Miami. I got Miami three-peatin’. San Antonio has been playing amazing. But, I mean, King James …
the bittersweet “Nightbird” and the Stereolab-meetsBroadcast reminiscent “Goodbye (Butterfly)” that make for the album’s ﬁnest tracks. But the ultimate revelation here might be that the BJM has ﬁnally made its Revolver. — Sean Mageean
LET THE SOULSHINE IN Iff ever eve verr th ther there eree was er was a music musi sic ic event even ev entt made made for for Santa Santa Barbara, Soulshine. The nationally it would look a whole lot like Soulshine touring mini-fest is boasting live sets from Michael Franti & Spearhead, SOJA, Brett Dennen, Trevor Hall, and Sonna Rele, as well as appearances by some of the biggest names in yoga, including Ryan Leier, Baron Baptiste, and Seane Corn. There will be yoga classes. And sustainable living workshops. And acoustic jam sessions. And more good vibrations than you can shake a stick at. The whole thing rolls into town for an afternoon and evening at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Thursday, June 19, and if you’re of the yogi persuasion, this is sure to be the ticket of the season. But even those of the non-mat-toting kind can ﬁnd something to love here. For starters, Soulshine is oﬀering one of the more diverse (and massively stacked) musical lineups this season. Franti is the kind of musician who wears his positive message on his sleeve, and his upbeat brand of pop rock matches his lyrics note for note. Meanwhile, SOJA’s groove-ﬁlled tunes succeed in bridging the worlds of American folk and Jamaican roots reggae. Both Dennen and Hall operate in singer/songwriter mode, but where Hall veers toward a grizzled voiced take on acoustic hip-hop, Dennen heads in the opposite direction, pairing a wavering folksy speak-sing with strong pop sensibilities. And as the lone lady sharing the stage, Rele promises to inject the night with some seriously sultry vocals. The Santa Barbara installment of the Soulshine tour kicks oﬀ at 6 p.m. at the S.B. Bowl and is open to all ages. Call 962-7411 or visit sbbowl.com. — Aly Comingore
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Getting Out There COURTESY
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TH anniversary season
a NAKED SHAKES production
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
directed by IRWIN APPEL
OCT 10 - 12 | MORE DETAILS TO COME
by WILL ENO
directed by TOM WHITAKER
NOV 14 - 22 | UCSB PERFORMING ARTS THEATER
FALL DANCE CONCERT concert director CHRISTINA MCCARTHY
DEC 12 - 13 | UCSB HATLEN THEATER
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by OSCAR WILDE
directed by SIMON WILLIAMS
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IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER by TARELL ALVIN MCCRANEY
directed by SHIRLEY JO FINNEY
FEB 27 - MAR 7 | UCSB HATLEN THEATER
SPRING DANCE CONCERT concert director CHRISTINA MCCARTHY
APR 10 - 12 | UCSB HATLEN THEATER an ACTING UP FRONT production
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directed by JEFF MILLS
MAY 8 - 16 | UCSB PERFORMING ARTS THEATER a LAUNCH PAD preview production
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NINE LIVES: Oxnard’s CATWALK is the brainchild of Nic Hessler, who’ll bring his surfy garage pop to the Good? Bad?! Rad! festival next month. FRINGE BENEFITS: With the Santa Barbara Bowl season ﬁnally starting to heat up, and Summer Solstice right around the corner, it seems that concert season has oﬃcially begun on the South Coast. And while the coming months may oﬀer some big gets — and even bigger crowds — especially in the live music world, I can’t help but set my eye on some of the fringier stuﬀ coming down the pike. If you’ve been waiting around patiently for a festival worth attending, I’ve got good news to report. Next month, Reckless Boys are throwing a musical party that you’re not going to want to miss, featuring some of SoCal’s brightest up-and-coming acts. They’re calling it Good? Bad?! Rad!, and it’s taking place on Saturday, July 26, at Malibu Plains Club in Oxnard. Even better, it’s ﬂaunting a bill that’s rife with talent, including headliners CATWALK, Watercolor Paintings, and Dante Elephante. Also sharing space on the marquee are L.A.’s Adult Books, Captions, The Flytraps, Suburban Moms, and The Shrills, among many, many others. The whole thing kicks oﬀ at 2 p.m. and is open to all ages. For the full lineup, visit good-bad-rad.tumblr.com. Closer to home (by both date and place standards), on Wednesday, June 25, the Biko Co-op Garage welcomes Desert Center, a low and droney instrumental duo whom I ﬁrst watched work their magic in a packed downtown living room late last year. Then, the pair was going by Cairo, and though the name has changed, the jams are staying the original course. Part jazz fusion, part ambient post-rock, Desert Center’s sound is a subtly driving experiment in blending builds and grooves. The bass lines are the backbone, and they skulk around the drum ﬁlls with a brooding sort of anxiety. Fans of Godspeed You! Black Emperor will not be disappointed. The all-ages show starts at 7:30 p.m. Visit SB DIY on Facebook for info. And on Tuesday, July 1, the Biko delivers yet again with an appearance by Rhode Island brass band What Cheer? Brigade, whose catalog of players looks too large for a tour bus — never mind the co-op’s tiny venue space. Elbow room aside, this one promises big fun. The Brigade’s high-spirited take on marching-band cacophony is rooted in the South, but its ﬂavor is equal parts New England quirk and New Orleans pomp and circumstance. The revelry starts at 7:30 p.m. with openers The Mothras. Visit sbdiy.org for info. DANCE YOURSELF CLEAN: Also making the summer must-do list is We the Beat’s next disco-imbued installment, which takes over SOhO Restaurant & Music Club on Wednesday, July 2, with headliners The Knocks. The electronic duo of Ben “B-Roc” Ruttner and James “JPatt” Patterson recently released the latest in a long line of solid EPs, Comfortable, which injects the pair’s groovy calling-card sound with the spirit of Daft Punk and sexuality of Prince. Original material aside, the pair has also amassed a remix list in recent years that’s too long and star-studded to summarize. (Think Haim, Foster the People, Ellie Goulding, and Passion Pit, for starters.) If you’re looking for a jumping-oﬀ point, seek out the fairly new “Savior” (featuring Ra Ra Riot’s Wes Miles on lead vocals). It’s a perfect entry into The Knocks’ particular brand of ’80s worship. For those craving a big, bold night on the dance ﬂoor, get your tickets early — this one is sure to sell out long before doors open. Visit theknocks.nightout .com for tickets and info.
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Body Suit Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World. At the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. Shows through September 14.
Reviewed by Charles Donelan o r t h is photographic exhibition documenting large Japanese-style tattoos, UCSB professor of art Kip Fulbeck teamed up with Takahiro “Horitaka” Kitamura, a highly regarded tattoo artist based in San Jose. The heavily inked pair traveled across two continents, assembling the models and arranging the photo shoots that would create this show, which can be seen at the Japanese American National Museum until September 14. Fulbeck is also responsible for the dramatic layout of the exhibition, which includes several arrangements of larger-than-life, doublesided prints that depict INK DRAGON: This powerful front and rear views of creature dominates this hikae chest these extravagant, incredpanel with 3/4 -length sleeves by Yebis. ibly detailed designs. The seven tattoo artists who have created the work on view were carefully chosen to demonstrate the current vitality and cross-cultural reach of a specifically Japanese style of tattoo art that can be traced back to the 17th century and the Edo period. Hundreds of years before Ed Hardy’s tigers turned up on 21st-century T-shirts, the popular and dynamic style of art that he learned to imitate in Japanese tattoo parlors came into existence among Japanese fans of a Chinese adventure story called The Water Margin. Known in Japan as Suikoden, the outlaw heroes of The Water Margin were always heavily tattooed, their bodies inscribed with flowing images of wild animals, dragons, and monsters. When the tattooed Suikoden heroes started appearing in popular woodblock prints, certain tight-knit groups of Japanese men seized on them to represent their separation from mainstream society. The first two groups to embrace tattooing in Japan were thus the 17th-century street warriors known as otokodate and the community of firefighters known as hikeshi. In subsequent centuries, Japanese tattooing has become a revered tradition among its fans and acquired an unsavory association with the yakuza, or Japanese mafia, among many others. The fact that this show is taking place at the Japanese American National Museum represents a breakthrough of sorts, as such formal institutions as museums have rarely recognized the art of tattooing. Instead, tattoo artists and their clients have created their own circuit of conventions and underground gatherings within which they explore and savor the work. For the artists in this show — Junii, Yokohama Horiken, Shige, Horitomo, Miyazo, Horitaka, and Chris Horishiki Brand — the Japanese tradition remains central, but the aesthetic demands of the present have come to modify and alter its expression in a variety of ways. One striking example of the ongoing transformation of the Japanese tattoo tradition is its adoption by Mexican Americans living in Los Angeles. In an essay for the exhibition catalogue, Halpin describes her work for an anonymous L.A. client who came to her for a Japanese-style body suit that would reflect his Mexican heritage. Through researching Aztec and Mayan mythology, the artist was able to discover that such figures as Quetzalcoatl, a feathered serpent god, and Tezcatlipoca, a jaguar/turkey god, were well suited to her techniques. While the final result could hardly be said to represent Japanese culture, the design sensibility, as well as the painstaking approach the artist took to convey her client’s cultural history through his tattoos, hews remarkably close to the roots of the irezumi aesthetic. As Horiyuki puts it, the paradigm of the Japanese tattoo “is no longer bound by locale and the cultural identity of its purveyors and collectors, yet it is still a recognizable entity.” Congratulations to Fulbeck and to Horitaka for allowing outsiders a glimpse of this vibrant international ■ subculture. june 12, 2014
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WRITER’S BLOCK: Susan Clark stars as a famous writer who comes to regret sharing intimate memories with a young protégé in Rubicon Theatre Company’s production of Collected Stories.
Intelligent but Inert Collected Stories. At Rubicon Theatre, Wednesday, June 4. Shows through June 22. Reviewed by Tom Jacobs
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s anyone who saw the recent production of Time Stands Still at the Center Stage Theater knows, Donald Margulies is one of our ﬁnest contemporary playwrights. But his 1996 drama Collected Stories, currently being revived at Ventura’s Rubicon Theatre, isn’t holding up all that well. In spite of Jim O’Neil’s well-acted and well-paced production, the play seems both contrived and dated. And its central debate about privacy versus artistic license — which never had much resonance outside of the rariﬁed world of writers — now seems rather archaic. The two-character drama concerns the relationship between celebrated short-story writer Ruth Steiner (Susan Clark) and Lisa Morrison, a student of hers who becomes her assistant and, eventually, her close friend. A bit like a literary All About Eve, the play depicts Lisa’s breakthrough as a writer and its eﬀects on an increasingly needy Ruth. Their complicated relationship ultimately explodes when, in need of material for a novel, Lisa makes use of stories from the older woman’s past. Somewhat disingenuously, she calls her appropriation an homage to her mentor. Ruth sees it as more of a betrayal. Both actresses do excellent work; we viscerally feel the ways the characters change and the ways they stay the same. But they can’t hide the central hole in the writing: It feels implausible that Ruth would open up in such a way, especially to a hungry, young colleague. What’s more, two decades on, her argument that some events and personalities are oﬀ-limits is essentially irrelevant. In an era of Facebook likes and NSA surveillance, privacy is, sadly, an outmoded concept; artists routinely appropriate real-life stories and shape them into works of art, or at least entertainment. So the play, which runs through June 22, comes across as a relic of an earlier time, full of smart dialogue but little emotional juice. Live theater does its most valuable work when presenting plays that are for and about our contemporary world or timeless classics that continue to resonate. One has to wonder when leaving Collected Stories — what’s the point of devoting so much time, eﬀort, and artistry to a work that ﬁts neither description?
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Sue Turner-Cray Brings Manchester Girl to Life by Tom Jacobs
MEMORIES OF A FORMER MODEL f Sue Turner-Cray invites you to her Santa Ynez Valley home, be careful where you step. “I’m constantly folding origami cranes,” warned the award-winning actress and writer. “I’ve got buckets of cranes around the house. I’m getting more eccentric as I grow older.” Perhaps so. But from her life story — which is the basis of her one-woman show Manchester Girl, which she performs this weekend at Center Stage Theater — one gets the impression that Sue Turner she has always had a proclivity for the offbeat and unconventional. After all, here’s a woman who escaped dreary northern England by becoming a model and moving to Japan. While that chapter of her life is the focus of her play, the rest is pretty interesting, as well: moving to America, becoming an actress, marrying blues musician Robert Cray, and balancing her artistic aspirations with the full-time job that is raising her son. “My priorities have changed,” she said.“I feel like I’m freer onstage. I’m doing it more now for the joy of performance.” During her early years in the U.S., while studying acting at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and then pursuing a career in Los Angeles, Turner-Cray talked little about the time she spent as a fashion model in Japan. “I found it kind of embarrassing,” she recalled. “I was mortiﬁed by some of the things I did. You go through a lot of things for a 17-year-old girl, including drugs, date rape, and what I call ‘fascist dieting.’ ” But at some point, she said,“I just needed to write something.” So she started creating the monologues that would ultimately turn into her one-woman, 11-character show. “My hairdresser at the time was from Manchester, and I had been giving her little snippets [while getting my hair done],” Turner-Cray said. “She, by chance, had a friend who was the artistic director of a theater in Palos Verdes. They had a cancellation and asked me to come audition. Three weeks later, I was performing it.” That was in 2002. Later that year, she brought the show to Los Angeles, and two years later, she took it to the Edinburgh Festival and then to London, earning enthusiastic reviews at each stop. After that, she took a break to have her son and deal with the death of a parent. But recently she has been revisiting the material, adding a new ending, a geisha dance, a multimedia component created by Academy Award–winning ﬁlm editor Richard Harris, and a few of the aforementioned cranes. She premiered this new version at a small Santa Ynez Valley theater last fall. After the brief Santa Barbara run, she will perform it as part of a solo theater festival in New York City. “It’s 75 percent based on my life, but I gave myself artistic license to [use stories] from other girls’ lives, as well,” she explained. “There are many things that happened to me, along with others that I heard about and saw. It was a pretty decadent time. People did die of overdoses.” For all the dark episodes she experienced and witnessed, however, “I don’t see myself as having been exploited,” she said. “I went in with my eyes open. I was grateful for the opportunity to get out of the industrial north [of England].” And it’s that determination, Turner-Cray added, that audiences seem to latch onto. “People tell me that it’s really empowering,” she said. “The audience meets her as an underdog, and they go through her obstacles with her. She’s striving to live outside of her comfort zone, and watching her do that makes people a little bit braver. “One of the things [my character] says a lot is, ‘Why not?’ ‘Why can’t I?’ I think a lot of people leave the theater going,‘Why not for me, too?’” Manchester Girl plays Thursday-Saturday, June 12-14, at 8 p.m. at Center Stage Theater (751 Paseo Nuevo). Call 963-0408 or visit centerstagetheater.org for tickets and info.
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The Milk Carton Kids Return to the Lobero Theatre by Aly Comingore
ALL GROWN-UP: It’s been a big year for The Milk Carton Kids
(from left: Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan) , who recently shared n many ways, Santa Barbara the stage with some of folk music’s biggest stars (and John Goodhas been front and center man) as part of the documentary Another Day, Another Time: for the rise of The Milk CarCelebrating the Music of Inside Llewyn Davis. ton Kids. Since cutting their teeth (and recording their debut album) at Ventura’s now-defunct Zoey’s Café, harder. It’s the diﬀerence between being single and being the duo has frequented many S.B. stages, including the married and trying to live a happy life, you know? It just Lobero — twice. Next Thursday, Joey Ryan and Kenneth requires totally diﬀerent approaches, and there are extreme Pattengale will return to the historic theater as ﬁrst-time beneﬁts and drawbacks to both sides — extremely deep, meaningful beneﬁts, both artistically and personally. But headliners. The show comes on the heels of a whirlwind year for it’s also really fucking hard sometimes, like a marriage. the band. Early in 2013, the pair released The Ash & Clay on ANTI records. The gentle but sprawling collection ﬁnds I want to know a little bit about the Another Ryan and Pattengale ﬁne-tuning a sound that they’ve long Day, Another Time project. How did you guys get championed — folk music that is thoroughly informed by involved in that? I think we got involved because of those who came before, though not remotely throwback our friendship and musical kinship with the band Punch in nature. And not surprisingly, shortly after the album’s Brothers. That, and T Bone Burnett saw us perform at an release, praise started rolling in. First came national tours Americana Association music event. Between the two of and then festival dates and insider attention. Most recently, them championing for us, I think that’s how the suggestion The Milk Cartons Kids found themselves sharing the got made to the Coens. stage with Joan Baez, Conor Oberst, and many others as part of Another Day, Another Time, a documentary about How was the experience? It was a very complex thing. the music behind the Coen brothers’ big-screen ode to It was very surreal at some points, just standing in the the ’60s folk movement, Inside Llewyn Davis. It seems the room with some of these people. I was having a conversaworld at large is ﬁnally starting to see what many in S.B. tion about Ireland with Joan Baez — I don’t know how that have known all along — The Milk Carton Kids are the real became the topic of choice, but it was — and then I was deal. I caught up with Ryan to talk music, motivation, and walking up to John Goodman while he was rehearsing his lines as the emcee of the night. By the way, I think he was movie-making. entirely cut out of the ﬁlm. He introduced all the acts, but I What do you think originally drew you to song- don’t think they used it. But for a while, no one was talking to him, I think just because they were in awe of him, and writing? In the beginning, it was cathartic. I went up to him and talked to him while he was running You make it sound as if that motivation has his lines. I was probably just distracting and bothering changed. Sometimes. It’s still very useful as catharsis, but him, but it seemed like he didn’t mind too much. Then, that also requires some sort of misery, I think, and I don’t I mean, just standing in a room with the Coen brothers, think all good songwriting requires misery. There’s plenty who have been as big an inﬂuence on me as any musician of other ways to approach writing a song. Now it can be — all of that stuﬀ is surreal. But then you have to go to anything, from working out a philosophy or viewpoint on work and hold your own with all these people. It was an a given topic to exploring some sort of uncertainty. Those intense three days, and when we saw the ﬁnished result, are kind of heady things, as opposed to pure emotional we felt like someone had done us a very ﬂattering job on things. But it can come down to trying to elicit the emotion the editing side. in a listener that a particular image or story elicits in you. Those songs tend to come out a lot more impressionistic Do you feel as if you guys made some new friends? Oscar Isaac I think is the one that we’ve really or expressionistic. stayed in touch with the most. I feel like we have a chamDo you feel like you write with an audience in pion in Marcus Mumford, although we never seem to be in mind, especially now that you’re playing shows the same city with him at the same time. We’ve exchanged every night? There’s a tendency to consider it more, but some emails, but we’ve yet to cross paths with him again I think that’s disruptive and I try to immediately put it out since then. of mind. But it is easier to not write for an audience when you don’t have one. [Laughs.] You have to remind yourself The Milk Carton Kids play that you’re not writing for your audience when there is one. the Lobero Theatre (33 E. Canon Perdido St.) on How does working with Kenneth compare to Thursday, June 19, at 8 p.m. Call 963-0761 operating in solo mode? And what do you think or visit lobero.com for tickets and info. makes it work for the two of you? It’s better and
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Just Like Old Times James Taylor. At the Santa Barbara Bowl, Wednesday, June 4. Reviewed by Blake Harper
fter almost half a century of music making, James Taylor may be growing weary of playing his hits night in and night out. But if that’s the way he feels, he’s certainly doing a good job hiding it; his concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl last week was an earnest and undeniably enjoyable performance, fueled by the same hits that helped launch Taylor’s career in ONE MORE TIME: After nearly 50 the ﬁrst place. years of music making, James Taylor Performing for two is still going strong — and delighting and a half hours, Taylor’s fans. Last Wednesday, he played to a remarkably smooth voice packed Santa Barbara Bowl crowd. came across every bit as good live as it does on his albums. Many of the concert’s highlights occurred during Taylor’s biggest hits, as he seemed to feed oﬀ the energy of the enthusiastic audience. The excitement of the crowd reached a climax during “Fire and Rain,” in which Taylor sang each line with a heartfelt tenderness that likely made even the most die-hard fan feel as if they were listening to it for the ﬁrst time. Other standout moments were classics like “Carolina In My Mind,”“You’ve Got a Friend,” and “Mexico.” One of Taylor’s greatest strengths is his ability to ﬁnd power in simplicity, and this poured into all aspects of Wednesday’s concert. Far from the visual spectacles that many concertgoers have come to expect out of their amphitheatresized acts, Taylor opted to make the night solely about the music. There were pictures and clips projected onto the screens to accompany the songs, such as a photo of a couple holding hands during the beautifully sentimental “You Are My Only One,” but that was about it in terms of visuals. Fortunately, these projections were used sparingly, but eﬀectively, and ultimately proved to be the perfect complement to Taylor’s brand of acoustic music. Similarly, the band that accompanied Taylor did an excellent job of not stealing the spotlight; their less-is-more style nicely accentuated Taylor’s multitude of talents. Most of the songs Taylor is performing on this tour were written decades ago, only proving the timelessness of his music. Though he may not be the ﬂashiest or most outlandish performer around, last week’s Bowl concert served as an adequate reminder of Taylor’s unquestionable talent — and why millions ■ remain devoted all these years later.
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Triumph Over Tragedy Jared & The Mill. At SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, Tuesday, June 3. Reviewed by Ginny Chung
orget the fact that it was Tuesday night — this well-meaning beneﬁt concert was as good as it gets. The featured bands were captivating, attractive musicians hailing from Phoenix and Santa Barbara, all successors to America’s acoustic, folk, and bluegrass traditions, but each with their own twists. And everyone in attendance seemed enlivened to be there, supporting the families of the Isla Vista tragedy victims, who beneﬁted from ticket sales. In a setting that could have been ﬁlled with somber sentiments, the choice was made to stay positive, and the result was a night’s worth of beautiful music. The self-described “fun headglue pop” of Todd & Erin captured the night’s mood, as the Santa Barbara duo stirred the audience with pop jams, which provided a nice segue into a very impressive set from Lee Koch. With his folksy bluegrass music, Koch quickly got the crowd’s heads nodding and feet tapping. What followed was an hour of cello, harmonica, violin, guitar, and lyrical wit that elevated Koch’s recordings to another plane and easily won him over some new fans. Headliner Jared & The Mill oﬀered up some never-before-played, highenergy songs, drawing immediate comparison to bands Mumford & Sons and Of Monsters and Men. Similar music taste aside, though, Jared & The Mill delivered their songs powerfully, and with a good cause to boot. ■ juNE 12, 2014
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Tapping the Source The Fault in Our Stars. Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat Wolff star in a film written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, based on the book by John Green, and directed by Josh Boone. Reviewed by Kit Steinkellner
he Fault in Our Stars was a phenomenon long before it hit theaters. Based on the best-selling novel (which has sold 10.7 million copies to date) by household-name author John Green, the trailer for the screen adaptation garnered more than 21 million views on YouTube and became the most “liked” video in YouTube history. It was also number one at the box oﬃce this, its opening weekend, pulling in $48 million. A ﬁlm is considered successful if its box oﬃce numbers double its original budget over the course of its theatrical run. The Fault in Our Stars has pulled in four times its budget over the course of three days. When a movie rolls in with the fangirl and fanboy fanfare blaring at deafening volume, it’s completely understandable that one would be wary of the blisteringly intense exposure. How can a ﬁlm possibly measure up to its expectations when its expectations are stratospheric? But this is the magician’s trick of The Fault in Our Stars, which manages to be hilarious, heartbreaking, and deeply human — even in the face of all the hype. The ﬁlm tells the story of Hazel Grace Lancaster (played to perfection by Shailene Woodley), an intensely thoughtful, always-on-her-guard, terminally ill teen cancer patient who, at her cancer support group, meets the handsome and could-charm-the-skin-oﬀ-a-snake likable teen cancer survivor Augustus “Gus” Waters (Ansel Elgort in the most heart-throbbing breakout male role since Leonardo
STAR-CROSSED: Shailene Woodley plays a terminally ill teen opposite Ansel Elgort in this faithful adaptation of young-adult best seller The Fault in Our Stars.
DiCaprio graced the decks of the Titanic). Gus woos Hazel by getting The Genie Foundation (Make-a-Wish’s ﬁctional stand-in here) to ﬂy the teenagers to Amsterdam so that Hazel can meet her favorite author (a nicely done cameo by Willem Dafoe). Then, things take a turn for the worse for these star-crossed lovers, lest we not forget this is a story about teens with cancer that derives its title from Shakespearean tragedy Julius Caesar. Every element of this movie sings, from the impeccable casting to the gracefully faithful book-to-ﬁlm script adaptation to Josh Boone’s pitch-perfect direction. Believe the ■ hype. This ﬁlm has earned it.
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The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden. A documentary film written by Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine, and Celeste Schaefer Snyder and directed by Geller and Goldfine.
Reviewed by Nick Welsh
he whole point of the Adam and Eve tale is to highlight the inﬁnite perversity of human beings and the extent to which they will screw things up, even if given perfection. The Galapagos Aﬀair, a ﬂawed, frustrating, yet fascinating documentary about a doomed eﬀort by a German couple to create their own island paradise reminds us that at least in this regard, the Bible got it right. Since four of the major players in this failed ﬁve-year utopian experiment wound up either dead or disappeared, the ﬁlm purports to give us a whodunit, but one in which the goods never quite get delivered. Even so, this pseudo mystery works just ﬁne as a sublime meditation on all the ways human beings can’t get along. The story begins in 1929, when Friedrich Ritter, a German doctor obsessed with proto-existential philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, decides to leave his wife and take up with a sick patient, Dore Strauch, on Florean Island oﬀ the coast of Ecuador. “Floreana,” as they dub it, is hot, dry, rocky, inhospitable, and unforgiving, much like the overbearing personality of the doctor himself, who had precious little good to say of his long-suﬀering partner. Still, the two are resourceful, living naked and hacking some semblance of an existence from the island’s unyielding terrain. When Southern California oil man Allan Hancock stumbled onto the Floreana experiment, the world press was soon agog with stories about the island. Such accounts inspired Heinz Wittmer, another German of adventurous
ISLAND OF EDEN: The Galapagos Affair recounts a series of unsolved disappearances revolving around an idealistic, island-bound German couple. spirit, to pick up stakes with his pregnant wife and sickly teenage son and join in on the fun. The story really picks up steam when Baroness Eloise Wehrborn de WagnerBosquet arrived to the island, with two lovers and an Ecuadorian manservant in tow. Her plan, naturally, was to re-create the place as tourist destination. The arrival of the baroness brought increased traﬃc to Floreana, as well as cameras, which help provide this documentary with its real visual meat. Hancock makes a dramatic home movie along the way, too. Meanwhile, actors like Cate Blanchett read from the journals of the various players, detailing their daily life and constant strife. It’s hard to imagine how anyone could get in the way of such a great true-life parable, but ﬁlmmakers Dayna Goldﬁne and Daniel Geller allow themselves to get bogged down by their story. The narrative ﬂow is at times distracting, jumbled, and unclear, the product of an abundance of riches that proved too hard to pare down. Still, this wonderfully weird and tragically inevitable tale is well worth ■ the eﬀort.
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It’s a tough sell, this movie. Just the posters of Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt in futuristic armor — she’s got a samurai machete over her shoulder — seem suspect. But it’s much better than you might guess, especially during the ﬁrst hour. For one, the sight of Tom Cruise as a sniveling, cowardly talking head is immediately gratifying. And director Doug Liman (Jumper) provides a breathtaking opening sequence that both challenges and rewards its viewers. In rapid bursts, we see news feeds from Europe highlighting the crash landing of an apparent asteroid and immediate onslaught of an alien invasion. The story cuts to Cruise as a slimy military spokesperson suddenly dragooned into an invasion force that self-consciously recalls the Normandy Steven Spielberg envisioned in Saving Private Ryan. Instead of Nazis, though, he’s battling wire whisk juggernaut thingies that hiss at you. What happens next is a time-loop tale that owes as much to video-game structures as it does to Groundhog Day. For reasons better left obscure, Cage (Cruise) ﬁnds himself repeating and repeating the same battle scenario, learning in dinky, painful increments. Once the structure of the plot becomes plain, though, the audience is left in the same numbed state Inception induced. It’s hard to feel much for protagonists who really can’t be destroyed. But that doesn’t mean you won’t have fun. The script twists around like its aliens, and it’s all visually arresting. A lot of the goods come from Emily Blunt, who plays a tough warrior, and Bill Paxton, who seems to be a mandatory casting whenever monsters meet the military. But the most interesting aspect of Edge is its implicit relationship to gaming; there are
repeated battles, ascending worlds, and antiseptic violence. For decades, the smart kids’ guilty pleasure was comic books, which have already taken over movies completely. This ﬁlm seems to signal video games as the new junk-movie-aesthetic principle. It’s too bad we don’t care what happens to Cruise, but it’s interesting that we remain fascinated by all the places the ﬁlm takes him. (DJP) Camino Real (2-D)/Metro 4 (2-D)
✯ The Fault in Our Stars (125 mins.; PG-13: thematic elements, some sexuality, brief strong language) Reviewed on page 59. Camino Real/Paseo Nuevo
The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (120 mins.; NR) Reviewed on page 59. Wed., June 18, 7:30pm, Plaza de Oro
Words and Pictures (111 mins.; PG-13: sexual material including nude sketches, language, some mature thematic material)
This is a good ﬁlm ruined by a bad kiss. It’s hard to believe that Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche might seem sexier while debating aesthetic issues in front of students than when making out in a waterfront art studio, but sadly, such is the case. When the chief protagonists ﬁnally end their typical romance-movie bickering with soulful gazes, the payoﬀ smooch is so awkward that you ﬁnd yourself thinking, yuck — and then praying that the sex scene won’t be explicit. Owen, who plays an alcoholic English teacher, and Binoche, the new art instructor crippled by rheumatoid arthritis, have undeniable chemistry as foes. But when they lock lips, they seem to still be ﬁghting, and the script won’t give them any decent pillow-talk intervals to wipe the slightly creepy residual feeling out of our minds. The fault isn’t only in the writing, though. There’s a tradition to uphold: Liberal-arts, prep-school dramas always
After (ﬁnally) ﬁnishing high school, oﬃcers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) go undercover at a local college. Camino Real/Metro 4 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (102 mins.; PG: adventure action, some mild rude humor)
Hiccup and Toothless uncover a cave ﬁlled with new wild dragons as well as the mysterious Dragon Rider. Arlington (2-D and 3-D)/ Fairview (2-D and 3-D)/ Fiesta 5 (2-D and 3-D)
Night Moves (112 mins.; R: some language, nudity)
Three radical environmentalists (Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard) plot to explode a hydroelectric dam. Plaza de Oro
✯ Chef (115 mins.; R: language, some suggestive references)
✯ Godzilla (123 mins.; PG-13: intense sequences of destruction, mayhem, creature violence) The famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who threaten to wipe out humanity. Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen star. Gareth Edwards’s reimagining of Ishirô Honda’s masterful, sad Gojira (1954) manages the impossible. It’s both impressive and cheesy without resorting to soupy camp. (DJP) Paseo Nuevo
(80 mins.; PG-13: thematic elements, some sexuality, smoking)
A young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland discovers a dark family secret just as she’s on the verge of taking her vows. Director Pawel Pawlikowski’s stunning compositions and weird perspective choices force us out into Ida’s wintry bleakness in the most surprising of ways. (DJP) Riviera Maleficent (97 mins.; PG: sequences of scary fantasy action and violence, frightening images)
Angelina Jolie stars as a vindictive fairy who sets a curse on an infant child before realizing that the child may be the only one who can restore peace to the kingdom. This movie is clearly derived from half-baked ideas, but Jolie only seems motivated to make us believe that a character named Evil can change. (DJP) Camino Real (2- D)/Fiesta 5 (2-D)
The Signal (95 mins.; PG-13: some thematic elements, violence, language)
Three friends are drawn into an isolated area by a computer genius. After everything goes dark, one awakes to discover himself in a living nightmare. Metro 4
Think Like a Man Too (106 mins.; PG-13: crude sexual content including references, partial nudity, language, drug material)
In this sequel to 2012’s Think Like a Man, all the couples reunite for a wedding in Vegas when their plans for a romantic weekend quickly go awry. Fiesta 5 (Opens Thu., June 19)
SCREENINGS Turbo (96 mins.; PG: some mild action, thematic elements)
A freak accident gives an average garden snail a chance at accomplishing his dream to win the Indy . Screens as part of the Summer Kids Series. Tue., June 17, 10am, Paseo Nuevo
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The illegitimate, mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is taken in by her
A Million Ways to Die in the West (116 mins.; R: strong crude and sexual content, language throughout, some violence, drug material)
A cowardly farmer falls in love with the new woman in town but then must deal with her gun-slinging husband. Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy) writes, directs, and stars. Paseo Nuevo Neighbors (96 mins.; R: pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use throughout)
Two new parents struggle when they are forced to live next door to a frat house. Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, and Zac Efron star. It may take too long to get funny, and feels like pieces are missing, but the slapstick moments work just ﬁne. Better still, in a ﬁlm about two dudes, it’s really all about Byrne here. (DJP) Fiesta 5
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Jon (Swingers) Favreau writes, directs, and stars in this story about a chef who loses his restaurant job and starts up a food truck as a way to reunite his estranged family. The ﬁlm wears its soulful foodiness on its greasy apron; it’s a perfectly delicious, sometimes coarse, and often ﬁne comedy that will leave you hungry at the end. (DJP) Paseo Nuevo
22 Jump Street (112 mins.; R: language throughout, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity, some violence)
aristocratic great-uncle. After a while, you stop caring whether this “based on true incidents” story is even accurately conveyed by costume, script, and camera. It’s touching and eloquent, and you would be a churl if it didn’t mist you up a bit. (DJP) Plaza de Oro
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seem to accentuate the underlying whiﬀ of failure in the teacher’s lives, from Mr. Chips and Miss Jean Brodie to Robin Williams as John Keating. (This ﬁlm steals more than a bit from Dead Poets Society, including the “Captain, My Captain” clichés.) But director Fred Schepisi, now eons away from his great early work like The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, moves actors around gracelessly. The drunk scenes are as plodding as the classroom rants. But Words and Pictures’ strengths come when it gives us a sense of lives adjusting to the beginning of the end. Binoche’s character decides to greet Owen’s as a possible mate because, as she puts it, life has taken so much away from her already. She wants to see if it can work again. Contrasting this with the students preparing to meet their own scary lives makes for nice bathos and humor. It also sets an unconventional stage for a romance ﬁlm. While the two teachers are ﬁghting, the movie comes alive. In the end, however, Schepisi ruins the eﬀect by letting sexy actors kiss like dorky high school nerds. (DJP) Plaza de Oro
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The X-Men send Wolverine back in time to help save humanity from destruction. After you ﬁnish marching back and forth through the eons, Future Past leaves you, like all cool old Marvel Comics did, wishing for a time machine to ﬁnd out what wonders the future might hold. (DJP) Fairview (2-D)/Fiesta 5 (2-D)
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(Mar. 21 - Apr. 19): In its quest for nectar, a hummingbird sips from a thousand ﬂowers every day. As it ﬂaps its wings 70 times a second, zipping from meal to meal, it can ﬂy sideways, backward, or forward. If it so desires, it can also hover or glide upside-down. It remembers every ﬂower it visits and knows how long it will take before each ﬂower will produce a new batch of nectar. To some Spanish speakers, hummingbirds are known as joyas voladoras, or “ﬂying jewels.” Now take everything I’ve just said, Aries, and use it as a metaphor for who you can be in the coming week.
(June 21 - July 22): You have a strong, intricate understanding of where you have come from. The old days and old ways continue to feed you with their mysterious poignancy. You don’t love every one of your past experiences, but you love ruminating about them and feeling the way they changed you. Until the day you die many years from now, your history will keep evolving, providing an endless stream of new teachings. And yet at this particular moment in your destiny, Cancerian, I think your most important task is to focus on where you are going to. That’s why I urge you to temporarily forget everything you think you know about your past and instead concentrate on getting excited about the future.
TAURUS (Apr. 20 - May 20): In 1947, the impossibly wealthy Duke of Windsor went shopping in Paris to buy a gift for his wife, the Duchess. She already had everything she wanted, so he decided to get creative. He commissioned the luxury-goods manufacturer Hermés to build her a high-fashion black-leather wheelbarrow. I am not urging you to acquire something like that for yourself, Taurus. But I do like it as a symbol for what you need in your life right now: a blend of elegance and usefulness, of playful beauty and practical value, of artistry and hard work.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 20): Your brain absorbs about 11 million pieces of information every second but is consciously aware of less than .001 percent of all that richness. Or at least, that’s usually the case. Having analyzed your astrological omens, I suspect that you might soon jack that ﬁgure up as high as .01 percent — a ten-fold increase! Do you think you can handle that much raw input? Are you amenable to being so acutely perceptive? How will you respond if the world is ten times more vivid than usual? I’m pretty conﬁdent. I suspect you won’t become a bug-eyed maniac freaking out on the intensity, but rather will be a soulful, wonder-ﬁlled explorer in love with the intensity. Homework: Imagine your future self has sent a message to you back through time. What is it? Write: firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): In 1928, Bobby Pearce won a gold medal in rowing at the Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. An unforeseen event almost sabotaged his victory. As he rowed his boat along the Sloten Canal, a family of ducks swam leisurely from shore to shore directly across his path. He stopped to let them pass, allowing an opponent who was already ahead of him to gain an even bigger advantage. Yet he ultimately won the race, rowing with such vigor after the duck incident that he ﬁnished well ahead of his challenger. I foresee a comparable sequence in your life, Leo. Being thoughtful and expressing compassion may seem to slow you down, but in the end that won’t hinder you from achieving your goal — and may even help.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): In one of her “Twenty-One Love Poems,” Adrienne Rich talks about her old self in the third person.“The woman who cherished / her suﬀering is dead. I am her descendant. / I love the scar tissue she handed on to me, / but I want to go from here with you / ﬁghting the temptation to make a career of pain.” With your approval, Virgo, I’d like to make that passage one of your keynotes in the coming months. According to my analysis of the astrological omens, you will have an excellent opportunity to declare your independence from an
aﬄiction you’ve been addicted to. Are you willing to say good-bye to one of your signature forms of suﬀering?
to meld opposites like these as you shape that supreme work of art — your life.
(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): “You should be interviewing roses not people,” says a character in Anne Carson’s book The Autobiography of Red. That’s sound poetic advice for you in the coming days, Libra. More than you can imagine, you will beneﬁt from being receptive to and learning from non-human sources: roses, cats, dogs, spiders, horses, songbirds, butterﬂies, trees, rivers, the wind, the moon, and any other intelligences that make themselves available to you. I’m not saying you should ignore the revelations oﬀered by people. But your emphasis should be on gathering in wisdom from life forces that don’t communicate with words.
(Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Haggis is a Scottish pudding. According to the gourmet food encyclopedia Larousse Gastronomique, it has “an excellent nutty texture and delicious savory ﬂavor.” And yet, to be honest, its ingredients don’t sound promising. To make it, you gather the lungs, liver, small intestine, and heart of a sheep, put all of that stuﬀ inside the stomach of the sheep along with oatmeal, onions, salt, and suet, and then simmer the whole mess for three hours. I’m guessing that your work in the coming week may have a certain metaphorical resemblance to making haggis, Capricorn. The process could be a bit icky, but the result should be pretty tasty.
(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): William Shockley was a Nobel Prize–winning physicist who coinvented the transistor. He also helped launch the revolution in information technology and has been called “the man who brought silicon to Silicon Valley.” Time magazine named him one of the hundred most inﬂuential people of the 20th century. On the other hand, Shockley became a controversial advocate of eugenics, which damaged his reputation, led many to consider him a racist, and played a role in his estrangement from his friends and family. I suspect that you will have to deal with at least one Shockley-type phenomenon in the coming weeks, Scorpio. Will you overlook the bad stuﬀ in order to take advantage of the good? Should you?
(Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Almost a hundred years ago, worldfamous comedian Charlie Chaplin decided to take part in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest in San Francisco. He did his best to imitate himself, but it wasn’t good enough. He didn’t come close to winning. But I think you would have a diﬀerent fate if you entered a comparable competition in the coming weeks. There’s no question in my mind that you would be crowned as the person who most resembles you. Maybe more than ever before, you are completely yourself. You look like your true self, you feel like your true self, and you are acting like your true self. Congratulations! It’s hard work to be so authentic.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Novelist Herman Melville wrote that in order to create art, “unlike things must meet and mate.” Like what? “Sad patience” and “joyous energies,” for example; both of them are necessary, he said.“Instinct and study” are crucial ingredients, as well as humility and pride, audacity and reverence, and “a ﬂame to melt” and a “wind to freeze.” Based on my interpretation of the astrological omens, Sagittarius, I believe you will soon need
PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20): “The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease,” said French philosopher Francois-Marie Voltaire. That principle will be useful for you to invoke in the coming weeks. You deﬁnitely need to be cured, although the “disease” you are suﬀering from is primarily psychospiritual rather than strictly physical. Your task will be to ﬂood yourself with fun adventures, engaging stories, and playtime diversions so that nature can heal you without the interference of your worries and kibitzing.
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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 $$ M ‑Sat 7‑ 5, Sun 7‑3 & M‑Sun 7‑ 3 Wide selection of whole‑ some French pastries. Breakfast & lunch menu is composed of egg dishes, sandwiches & salads rep‑ resenting Renaud’s favorites. Our Brewed coffees & teas are proudly 100% Organic.
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FLAVOR OF INDIA 3026 State 682‑6561 $$ 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 HOUSE, 418 State St. Next to 99 Cent Store 805.962.5070. 7 days 11:30a‑ 3:30p ALL YOU CAN EAT Lunch Buffet $8.95. Dinner 5p‑9p. Tandori & North Indian Muglai spe‑ cialties. World Class Indian Chefs at your service! Traditional floor seating. Indian & Draft Beers, Local Wines. www.indiahouseusa.com
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Irish DARGAN’S IRISH Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St. (next to lot 10) SB, 568‑0702. $$. Open 7 days 11:30a‑Close (Food ‘til 10p, 11p on Sat/Sun). AE MC V Disc. Authentic Irish food & atmosphere in down‑ town SB. Specialties from Ireland include Seafood & Meat dishes. Informal, relaxed pub‑style atmo‑ sphere. Live music Thursday nights. Children welcome. Avail. for private parties. Pool & Darts.
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ALDO’S ITALIAN Restaurant 1031 State St. 963‑6687. $$ 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 homestyle cuisine like Chicken Parmigiana or Fresh Fish specials in a comfortable, romantic atmosphere. Vegan & Gluten‑Free Pasta and Salad Options available. Wine & Beer. Full menu at: www.sbaldos.com
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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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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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KYOTO, 3232 State St, 687‑1252.$$. Open 7days M‑F 11:30a‑2p; Sat Noon‑2:30p Lunch; Sun‑Thur 5‑10p Dinner, Fri‑Sat 5p‑10:30p.Complete Sushi Bar. Steak & Seafood Specials! Sashimi, Teriyaki, original Japanese appetizers & Combination Boat Dinner. SB’s only TATAMI Rooms reservations suggested. Beer, Wine & Sake.Take Out. Birthday customers get FREE tempura ice cream & photo on our website! KyotoSB.com
SOJOURNER CAFÉ, 134 E. Canon Perdido 965‑7922. Open 11‑11 Th‑Sat; 11a‑10:30p Sun‑Wed. SB’s natural foods landmark since 1978 Daily soups & chef’s specials, hearty stews, fresh local fish, organic chick‑ en dishes,salads & sandwiches & award winning dessert . Espresso bar, beer, wine, smoothies, shakes & fresh juices sojournercafe.com
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RODNEY’S Grill, 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard at The Fess Parker – A Doubletree by Hilton Resort 805‑564‑4333. Serving 5pm – 10pm Tuesday through Saturday. Rodney’s Grill Menu is Fresh and New. Featuring all natural hor‑ mone‑free beef and fresh seafood, appetizers, and incredible desserts. The place to enjoy dinner with fam‑ ily and friends by the beach. Private Dining Room for 30. Full cocktail bar with specialty cocktails. Wine cellar with Santa Barbara County & California best vintages by‑the‑glass www.rodneyssteakhouse.com
Thai YOUR PLACE Restaurant, 22 N. Milpas St., 966‑5151, 965‑9397. $$. Open Mon 4‑9:45pm Tues‑Thurs & Sun 11: 30a‑9:45p, Fri/Sat 11:30a‑10:30p. V MC AE. Your Place ‑ The One & Only. Voted “BEST THAI FOOD” for 26 years by Independent and The Weekly readers, making us a Living Legend! Lunch & dinner specials daily. Fresh seafood & tasty vegetarian dishes. Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide selected us as the Best Thai Restaurant for exceptional dining reflected by food quality, ser‑ vice & ambiance.
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SPENCER’S LIMOUSINE & Tours, 884‑9700 Thank You SB, Voted BEST 18yrs! Specializing in wine tours of all Central Cal Wineries. Gourmet picnic lunch or fine restaurants avail TCP16297 805‑884‑9700 www.spencerslimo.com
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HOLDREN’S 512 State St. 965‑3363 Lunch & Dinner Daily. Featuring $20 Prime Rib Wednesdays‑ USDA 12 oz Prime MidWestern corn‑fed beef char‑broiled over mesquite; or try from our selections of the freshest seafood. We offer extensive wine & martini lists & look forward to mak‑ ing your dining experience superb! Reservations avail.
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Garnet Vineyards Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012 Growing up amongst the orchards of Carpinteria, Alison Crowe knew by age 17 that she wanted to be involved in agriculture as a winemaker, so she studied at UC Davis and toiled for years in California’s iconic vineyards and cellars, from Chalone to Bonny Doon. Today, she makes wine for Garnet, which is owned by one of the state’s largest vineyard companies, and produces a series of affordable‑yet‑classic pinot noir and chardonnay from her favorite properties in Sonoma and Monterey counties. This is a blend of fruit from the Russian River, the Stanly Ranch in Carneros, and the hilltops of Rodgers Creek Vineyard in the Petaluma Gap area (which Crowe is working to make an official appellation), offering a juicy yet spicy take on pinot. Buy it at the Carpinteria Wine Co. or BevMo. See garnetvineyards.com.
RENEGADE WINES: 417 Santa Barbara St. Ste A‑6, 805‑568‑1961. Tues‑Fri 11a‑6p, Sat. 12‑6p. Sun‑Mon by appointment. SB’s oldest wine shop, over 23 years same location. We are Santa Barbara’s premier wine retailer, offering a wide variety of local and imported wines. Our diverse assortment of wine comes from the world’s finest vineyards with prices starting around $9. View our full invento‑ ry @ www.renegadewines.com. We store your wine. 3000sq feet of temp. con‑ trolled wine lockers; 8 case lockers‑300 case rooms. Off‑street parking. 2 blocks from State St. (2nd driveway @ 126 E. Haley) Monthly tastings & private tast‑ ings available. We ship wine. Keep in touch: Facebook, Google+, Twitter
Wineries/Tasting Rooms SANTA BARBARA Winery, 202 Anacapa St. 963‑3633. Open Sun‑Thurs 10a‑6p & Fri‑Sat 10a ‑ 7p, small charge for extensive tasting list. 2 blocks from both State St & the beach. This venerable win‑ ery is the county’s oldest‑ est.1962, and offers many internationally acclaimed wines from their Lafond Vineyard in the Santa Rita Hills. Try some of Winemaker Bruce McGuire’s small production bot‑ tling.www.sbwinery.com
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Los Agaves by JOHN DICKSON
ast October, rumors hit my inbox claiming that Los Arroyos was going to replace New Baja Grill in Camino Real Marketplace. I spoke with owner Kelly Brown at the time, who also owns Kahuna Grill and Natural Café, and he said oﬀers were made, but the asking price had not been met. Now I am hearing that rival Los Agaves has swooped in and scooped up New Baja Grill and will replace it in a few months. Los Agaves has locations at North Milpas Street and De la Vina Street. Brown plans to open a Natural Café in Camino Real Marketplace in the fall and close the Old Town Goleta location.
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reported that iGrill Korean BBQ at State Street was closed and that I had Los Agaves Owner Carlos Luna at the De la Vina location been informed by management that the eatery would reopen in two weeks. Readers Michelle, Matt, and Brendan let me know that the terranean Bakery & Café, Trigo Rd., Isla Vista; restaurant never reopened and that a “for sale” sign is Pasta Shoppe, W. Victoria St.; Rori’s Artisanal now on the front window. Creamery, W. Victoria St.; Santa Monica Seafood, W. Victoria St. WINE ON THE ROOF: Finch & Fork Restau• March 2014: Betos Subs, De la Guerra Plaza rant has started its popular weekly Monday-night (now closed); Blaze Pizza, Pardall Rd., Isla wine event. For $25, guests can enjoy a wine tasting Vista; Firehouse Subs, Seville Rd., Isla Vista; on the rooftop pool deck of the Canary Hotel from Jimmy John’s, Embarcadero del Mar, Isla Vista; 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Guests of the Canary Hotel are welOlio Crudo Bar, W. Victoria St.; Piano Gastrocome to join for only $15. Chef James Siao of Finch & lounge, E. Anapamu St. Fork Restaurant will provide nibbles each week. Here • February 2014: The Lovin’ Spoonful, Cliﬀ Dr. • January 2014: Barbarians Pizza, State St.; Wok is the wine schedule: June 16 Beckmen, June 23 Buton the Wild Side, Embarcadero del Mar, Isla tonwood, June 30 Grand Places, July 7 Westerly, July 14 Vista. Zaca Mesa, July 21 Carr, July 28 Margerum, August 4 • December 2013: Buddha Bowls, Embarcadero Lafond, August 11 Demetria, August 18 Summerland, del Mar, Isla Vista; Lilly’s Taqueria, Storke Rd., August 25 Palmina, September 8 Standing Sun, SepGoleta. tember 15 Cluster, September 22 Melville, September • November 2013: Blue Tavern, State St.; Broth29 Cold Heaven, October 6 Revel, October 13 multiers Restaurant at Red Barn, Sagunto St., Santa winery grand ﬁnale. Ynez; Fresh Market, N. Milpas St.; Magic Pita RESTAURANT OPENINGS: Here is a list of local Café, W. Haley St. (now closed); Paloma Restaurestaurants that have opened in the last year. April saw rant and Tequila Bar, Calle Real, Goleta; Red the arrival of Santa Barbara Public Market at West Sands Market and Deli, W. Anapamu St. Victoria Street, resulting in a record number of open• October 2013: Daily Grind, De la Vina St.; Tamira, State St. ings for a single month. • September 2013: Smoke ’N Barrel BBQ Shack, Marketplace Dr., Goleta (now closed); Sushi • June 2014: Spudnuts, Seville Rd., Isla Vista. • May 2014: C’est Cheese Café, Santa Barbara Tyme, C State St. St.; Caribbean Kitchen, De la Guerra Plaza; • August 2013: The Lark, Anacapa St.; McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams, State St.; Miso Hungry, Jersey Mike’s, State St.; The Black Sheep, E. State St; Mony’s Mexican Restaurant, AnaOrtega St. capa St.; Lucky Penny, Anacapa St.; Verdé, • April 2014: Ana’s Taco Bar, State St.; Beach Bowls, Linden Ave., Carpinteria; Belcampo State St. Meat Co., W. Victoria St.; Crazy Good Bread Co., • July 2013: Book Ends Café, Anacapa St.; Killer Shrimp, State St.; Little Caesars, S. Fairview W. Victoria St.; Deli Express, Calle Real, Ave., Goleta; Mattei’s Tavern, Railway Ave., Los Goleta; Empty Bowl Gourmet Noodle Bar, W. Olivos; Sorriso Italiano, Embarcadero del Mar, Victoria St.; Enjoy Cupcakes, W. Victoria St.; Fire Isla Vista. & Ice Museum Café, State St.; Flagstone Pantry, • June 2013: Los Agaves, De la Vina St.; Tapatia W. Victoria St.; Green Star Coﬀee, W. Victoria #, Hollister Ave., Goleta. St.; Juice Well, W. Victoria St.; Lovin Oven Medi-
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Legals Administer of Estate NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: PHILLIP ALAN MORLAN NO: 1466687 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of PHILLIP ALAN MORLAN, ALAN MORLAN, PHILIP A. MORLAN A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: JOHN FRANZEN in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that JOHN FRANZEN be appointed as personal representatives to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s will and codicils, if any, be admitted to probate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 06/19/2014 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 Jun 5, 12, 19, 2014. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: HARRY CASTELLUCCI CASE NO: 1466482 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of HARRY CASTELLUCCI A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been
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filed by: ELAINE CASTELLUCCI in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that ELAINE CASTELLUCCI be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the decedent’s will and codcils, if any be admitted to probate. The will and any codils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.)The Independent administration authority will be granted unless an Interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A Hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 06/24/2014 AT 9:30 am Dept: Three Room: Judge , located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, California. 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 an 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, defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Susan H. McCollum, Hollister & Brace 1126 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 963‑6711 Published June 5, 12, 19 2014.
Fictitious Business Name Statement FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Imagine Wine, LLC at 65 Los Padres Way Buellton, CA 93427; Imagine Wine, LLC 3563 Numancia St #103 Santa Ynez, CA 93460 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Lyn Dee Rankin, Managing Member This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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: 2014‑0001506. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Farmer Boy Restaurant at 3427 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93109; We Not Me, LLC 114 E Haley Suite O Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: John Bennett‑President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 06, 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001343. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Santa Barbara Guitar Company, Woltz Woodworking at 233 S Fairview Goleta, CA 93117; Roy Woltz 15 N San Marcos Road #A Santa Barbara, CA 93111 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Roy Woltz This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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: 2014‑0001414. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: The Alamo Motel at 425 Bell Street Los Alamos, CA 93440; Shelter Social Club, LLC 63 Skyline Circle Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Kenny Osehan This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001469. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: California Coffee Growers, Good Land Organics, Condor Ridge Ranch, Diversitree Nursery at 1362 Farren Road Goleta, 93117; John Anthony Ruskey III (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: John Ruskey This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001453. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 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) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Ilene Davis This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001463. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Shoreline Summit Adventures at 3905 State Street Suite 7173 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Charles M. Bloom (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Charles M. Bloom This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001459. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Poly West, Polywest Converting at 363 Guadalupe Street Torrance, CA 93434; Bonacor Inc 4732 Pacific Coast Highway Torrance, CA 90505 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Michael S. Bonasoro This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001438. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Abatex at 126 E Haley St, Ste A18 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; PBM San Bernadino, Inc 1294 Bel Air Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Peter A. Miko This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 06, 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: 2014‑0001331. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Taco Bell #27773 at 5980 Hollister Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Engen Enterprises, Inc 31192 Labaya Drive, Unit B Westlake Village, CA 91362 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001382. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Taco Bell #27776 at 140 N Fairview Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Engen Enterprises, Inc 31192 Labaya Drive, Unit B Westlake Village, CA 91362 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001385. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Taco Bell #27775 at 1548 North H Street Lompoc, CA 93436; Engen Enterprises, Inc 31192 Labaya Drive, Unit B Westlake Village, CA 91362 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001384. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Taco Bell #27774 at 191 E Highway 246 Buellton, CA 93427; Engen Enterprises, Inc 31192 Labaya Drive, Unit B Westlake Village, CA 91362 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001383. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Taco Bell #27772 at 821 North Milpas Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Engen Enterprises, Inc 31192 Labaya Drive, Unit B Westlake Village, CA 91362 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001381. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Edible Art, Santa Barbara Bundts at 1426 Euclid Avenue Apt A Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Siobhan Melissa Major (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Siobhan Major This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001417. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Santa Barbara Artery at 136 W. Gutierrez St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Monika Molnar‑Metzenthin (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Monika Molnar‑Metzenthin This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001434. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Ocean Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Santa Barbara at 2425 Bath Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Robert S Kiken 1869 East Valley Road Montecito, CA 93108 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Ann Becker This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 06, 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: 2014‑0001336. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Handy Man Master Co. at 810 East Anapamu Street, Unit B Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Maxwell Torres (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Maxwell Torres This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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: 2014‑0001500. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Digital Links at 250 Alameda Padre Serra Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Keep Enterprises 250 Alameda Padre Serra Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Daniel Keep This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on April 30, 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: 2014‑0001281. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Bella Rafe Media, Inc., Ninety‑Nine Media at 7 Vista Del Mar Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Bella Rafe Media, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Kelly Summers, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001643. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Cil Apartments, Sheri Apartments, Eucalyputs Hill Apartments, Sierra Apartments, North Star Management, Villa Lucero Apartments at 807 East Alamar Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93105; James B. North (same address) Laurine B. North (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Partnership Signed: Gloria Gomez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001466. Published: May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Mastercraft Motors at 435 East Haley Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Double J Enterprises, Inc. 336 North Calle Cesar Chavez Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Jeff Holzer, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 20, 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: 2014‑0001490. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Rkmdesigns at 4758 Camino Del Rey Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Richard Kenneth Murray (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Richard Kenneth Murray This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 20, 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 Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001482. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: R&C Farms at 1229 Rebecca Lane Unit #H Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Alan J Cavaletto 583 El Sueno Road Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Abraham Ramirez 1229 Rebecca Lane Unit #H Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Abraham Ramirez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 20, 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: 2014‑0001481. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Mesa Massage at 1809 Cliff Drive Suite E Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Andrew Reinhart 182 Park Circle Goleta, CA 93117; Susan R Reinhart (same address) This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Andrew Reinhart This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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: 2014‑0001520. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Thought Box at 4628 Mint Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Mcgub Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Matt McBride, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0001514. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Pacific Behavioral Health Care, Pacific Behavioral Healthcare Center, Pacific Behavioral Health Care Systems, Pacific Behavioral Healthcare Centers, Pacific Behavioral Healthcare at 22 W Mission St Ste C Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Richard Kelliher (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Richard Kelliher This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001465. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Bunnin Chevrolet Cadillac at 301 South Hope Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Believe Automotive, Inc. 9230 Olympic Blvd. #203 Beverly Hills, CA 90212 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Andrew Sattley This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001526. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Chira, Chira Designs at 662 Arundel Rd Goleta, CA 93117; Carol E Hirashima (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Carol Hirashima This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001447. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following STATEMENT person(s) is/are doing business as: PI Consulting at 310 E. Figueroa Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Nancy A. Wellhausen (same address); This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Nancy Wellhausen This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001521. Published: May 29. Jun 5, 12, 19 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Enerliance at 430 S Fairview Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Yardi Systems, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Gordon Morrell, Secretary This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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: 2014‑0001431. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Christophe Bourely at 634 Pico Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Christophe Bourely (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Christophe Bourely This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001561. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Chapala Farms at 1609 Villa Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Jason Banks (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Jason Banks This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001443. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Method Builders Inc at 1316 Montecito Place Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Method Builders Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 27, 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: 2014‑0001543. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Family Discount at 5860 Hollister Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Minh Thai Duong 2017 Mission Hill Oxnard, CA 93036 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Minh Thai Duong This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001553. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Dona Bella at 434 Consuelo Dr Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Dona Subian 1030 N San Marcos Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93111 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Dona Dubian This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Tara. FBN Number: 2014‑0001455. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Prosper Sustainably at 2125 Village Ln Solvang, CA 93463; Joshua Simmons (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Joshua Simmons This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 12, 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: 2014‑0001412. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Bullets VS. Butterflies, Monochrome Clothing at 19 San Jano Goleta, CA 93117; Christina Zumstein (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Christina Zumstein This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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: 2014‑0001515. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Runnin’‑4‑U at 949 Via Esparto Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Kathy Fernandez (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Kathy Fernandez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001426. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Danceworks at 1920 Garden Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Summerdance Santa Barbara (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 30, 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: 2014‑0001605. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Family Wellness at 205 West Mission Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Jetta Harris 1212 Del Oro Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Jetta Harris This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 27, 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: 2014‑0001545. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Art Glass at 706 East Mason Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Gina E. Alcaraz 252N Santa Ynez Court Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Gina E. Alcaraz This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 29, 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: 2014‑0001583. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Garbage Industries, Garbage Wear at 336 Nopal Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Daniel John Trotti 1537 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Christopher Robert Wood 336 Nopal Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Copartners Signed: Daniel Trotti This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001628. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19, 26 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Santa Barbara Ice Milk Company at 7127 Hollister Ave #27 Goleta, CA 93117; John Kim 277 Mathilda Drive Goleta, CA 93117 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001571. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Norinow at 2890 San Marcos Pass Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Aileen Scott (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Partnership Signed: Aileen Scott This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0001703. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Terra General Engineering Contractors at 7360‑B Freeman Place Goleta, CA 93117; Terra General Contractors, Inc, (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Vivette Das, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 06, 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: 2014‑0001685. Published: Jun 5, 12, 19. July 3 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Casa Marianna, Marianna Ranch, Marianna Ranch Apartments, Rancheria Village Apartments at 3005 State St # B Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Rancheria Village Apartments, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Partnership Signed: R.B. Pershadisingh This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 05, 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: 2014‑0001677. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Young Explorers Society at 321 Motor Way Suite #221B Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Braydon R. Russell 2517 1/2 Bath St Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Braydon R. Russell This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001574. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Little Paradise Daycare at 47 Dearborn Pl #23 Goleta, CA 93117; Carina Alvarez (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Carina Alvarez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 04, 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 Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001661. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Low Low Tees Juiced at 4280 Calle Real #70 Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Robert Simentales (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Robert Simentales This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001622. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Boxai, Homeopathykits.com, Yanagi at 1405 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Random Beauty Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Wayne Thompson This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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: 2014‑0001621. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Fire & Ice Events, Fire & Ice Museum Cafe, Fire & Ice Street at 1130 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Fire & Ice Events, LLC 1233 B State St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Peter M Sonderegger This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 20, 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 Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001495. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: La Esperanza Soccer Club SB at 3019 Paseo Del Refugio Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Ricardo Rodriguez (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Monte Fligsten This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 04, 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 Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001652. Published: Jun 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014.
Name Change IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF SINA FABIENNE MUELLER‑LANKOW ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 1466650 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: SINA FABIENNE MUELLER‑LANKOW TO: ZOE JADE JOHNSON 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 April 17, 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 June 25, 2014 by James E. Herman, Judge of the Superior Court. Published May 22, 29. Jun 5, 12 2014.
Statement of Damages STATEMENT OF DAMAGES (Personal Injury or Wrongful Death) ALAN FENTON (SBN:125279) attorney for PLAINTIFF: LINDA CROMER, DONALD CROMER, Case number: 1466389. TO: DEFENDANT: NINA BOELSTERLI seeks damages in the above‑entitled action, as follows: 1. GENERAL DAMAGES: c. Loss of consortium ‑ $5,000 The name, and address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: Alen Fenton (SBN: 259341) Law Office of Alan Fenton 311 W. Montecito Santa Barabara, CA, 93101. Date: June 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. STATEMENT OF DAMAGES (Personal Injury or Wrongful Death) ALAN FENTON (SBN:125279) attorney for PLAINTIFF: LINDA CROMER, DONALD CROMER, Case number: 1466389. TO: DEFENDANT: NINA BOELSTERLI 1. General Damages a. Pain, suffering, and inconvenience $6,000 2. Special damages a. Medical expenses (to date) $2,995 b. Future medical expenses (present value) $1,500 c. Loss of earnings (to date) $314 seeks damages in the above‑entitled action, as follows: The name, and address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: Alen Fenton Law Office of Anthony C. Kastenek (SBN: 259341) Law Office of Alan Fenton 311 W. Montecito Santa Barabara, CA, 93101. Date: June 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014.
Summons COMPLAINT: PLAINTIFF: LINDA CROMER, an Individual; DONALD CROMER an Individual DEFENDANT: NINA BOELSTERLI an Individual; and DOES 1 through 10, inclusive; CASE NUMBER: 1466389 Upon reading and filing evidence consisting of a declaration as provided in Section 415.50 CCP by Anthony C. Kastenek, Attorney for Plaintiff, LINDA CROMER an Individual; DONALD CROMER, an Individual; and it satisfactorily appearing there from that the defendant, NINA BOELSTERLI cannot be served with reasonable diligence in any other manner specified in Article 3, Chapter 4, Title 5 of the Code of Civil Procedure, and it also appearing from the declaration that a good cause of action exists in this action in favor of the plaintiff, petitioner, therin and against the defendant, respondents, and that said defendants, respondent, are necessary and proper party to the action. NOW, on motion of Plaintiffs. IT IS ORDERED that the service of said Summons, Complaint and Statement of Damages in this action be made upon said defendants by publication thereof in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation published at Santa Barbara, California, hereby designated as the newspaper most likely to give notice to said defendants; that said publication be made at least once a week for four successive weeks. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of said Summons and Complaint in this action and a copy of this order be forthwith deposited in the United State Post Office, post‑paid, directed to said defendants if this address ascertained before the expiration of the time prescribed for the for the publication of this summons and a declaration of this mailing or of the fact that this address was not ascertained be filed at the expiration of the time prescribed for the publication. James E. Herman, Judge of The Superior Court. Dated May 8, 2014. SUPERIOR COURT OF STATE OF CALIFORNIA, FOR THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA ‑ANACAPA DIVISION 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Attorney For Plaintiff; Alan Fenton, SBN 125279 311 W. Montecito Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 568‑1800 Published June 12, 19, 26. July 3 2014. SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): NINA BOELSTERLI, an individual and DOES 1‑10, Inclusive YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): LINDA CROMER, an individual; DONALD CROMER an Individual
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NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use your for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO despues de que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles legales papa presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefonica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas information en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www. courtinfo.ca.gov/ selfhelp/espanol/), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exencion de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podra quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ selfhelp/espanol/) o poniendose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. CASE NO:1466389 The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y direccion de la corte es) Superior Court for the State of California, County of Santa Barbara 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101. The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la direccion y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Alan Fenton SBN 125279 Law Offices of Alan Fenton, 311 W. Montecito Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 568‑1800; DATE: Mar 28, 2014. Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer, By Jessica Vega, Deputy (Delegado) Published Jun 12, 19, 26. Jul 3 2014. SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): DENNIS FRANZ and JOANIE ZECK FRANZ YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): HENRY TRAVERS NEWTON. JR. NOTICE! You have been sued.The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on
the plaintiff a letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case.There may be a court form that you can use your for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO despues de que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles legales papa presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefonica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas information en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.courtinfo. ca gov/selfhelp/espanol/), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exencion de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podra quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/ selfhelp/espanol/) o poniendose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. CASE NO:1439342 The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y direccion de la corte es) Santa Barbara Superior Court 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: Alan Fenton 311 W. Montecito Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Law Offices of Alan Fenton (805) 568‑1800 (El nombre, la direccion y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): DATE: Mar 13, 2013. Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer, By Jessica Vega, Deputy Clerk (Delegado) Published Jun 12, 19, 26. Jul 3 2014.
Trustee Notice Trustee Sale No. 14‑02‑781 Title Order No. 1407745 APN 071‑032‑01 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 04/13/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. ________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________ _______ On 06/27/2014 at 1:00PM, Lender’s Foreclosure Services as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 04/16/2007 as instrument number 2007‑0027564 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of Santa Barbara County, California, executed by: Sofia
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Ojeda, a married woman as her sole and separate property, as Trustor, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by cash, a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). At: the North Door of the main entrance to the County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa st., Santa Barbara, CA, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California describing the land therein: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 30 Nectarine Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to‑wit: $86,330.54 (Estimated). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. The Beneficiary may elect to bid less than the full credit bid. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (626) 579‑5350 or visit this Internet Web site , using the file number assigned to this case 14‑02‑781. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. 6/2/14 Lender’s Foreclosure Services, As Trustee ________________________________ ______ Sylvia L. Ramos, Senior Trustee’s Sale Officer Published June 5, 12, 19 2014.
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Setting high standards is one thing. Embracing them is another. At Cottage Health System, we make it top priority to work constantly at being our best...for patients, their families, our communities and fellow team members. If you would enjoy living up to your potential at a health system that strives for – and achieves –
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We offer an excellent compensation package that includes above-market salaries, premium medical benefits, pension plans, tax savings accounts, rental and mortgage assistance, and relocation packages. What’s holding you back? For more information on how you can advance your future with these opportunities, or to submit a resume, please contact: Cottage Health System, Human Resources, P.O. Box 689, Pueblo at Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-0689. Please apply online at www.cottagehealthsystem.org.
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STATISTICS & APPLIED PROBABILITY Responsible for many aspects of undergraduate affairs including providing advising, consulting and academic services to undergraduate students, department staff and faculty. Serves as an employer liaison for Actuarial Degree students. Organizes and promotes the Actuarial Club on campus. Prepares and maintains departmental publication materials, including forms, web site content, and brochures. Provides instructional assistance with schedule of classes, and reviewing and processing undergrad petitions, prerequisites and grades. Works collaboratively with faculty and other campus representatives on issues relating to statistics courses and academic policies and procedures. Reqs: Demonstrated independent problem solving ability. Excellent computing skills including spreadsheet and word processing applications. Note: Fingerprinting required. $19.60 ‑ $20.53/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 6/17/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140242
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SPIRITUAL CARE COUNSELOR
Hospice of Santa Barbara is seeking a Spiritual Care Counselor to be part of the interdisciplinary team, provide spiritual assessments, develop and implement spiritual plan of care, integrate the experience of pain, anticipatory grief and loss with the patient and families’ own religious, spiritual and philosophical understandings. It is highly preferred that candidates possess a Masters Degree in relevant discipline, have 1‑ 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education, have good standing in a spiritual community, experience in hospital settings and hospice work, and knowledge of techniques and tools for spiritual assessment and intervention. Competitive salary and benefits. For consideration provide a current resume and salary history to: email@example.com
Surgical Technician PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE Assists in the overall operation of the clinical laboratory by performing the duties of testing personnel (as specified by CLIA 88) in the specialties of hematology, urinalysis, clinical microscopy, diagnostic immunology, chemistry, and the sub‑specialties of bacteriology and parasitology, and virology/molecular diagnostics. Reqs: Possess a current, valid CA clinical laboratory scientist license. Notes: This is an 11 month per year position. Furlough taken during quarter breaks or summer months. Hours vary during quarter breaks. May need to come in early or stay late depending upon staffing. Student Health is closed between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. All Clinical Laboratory Scientists must have a current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license at all times during employment in order to practice and function in their clinical role. Training and experience sufficient to comply with federal CLIA 88 requirements for personnel of high complexity testing in the specialties of technical hematology, clinical microscopy, diagnostic immunology, chemistry, and the sub‑specialties of bacteriology and parasitology, virology/ molecular testing. Student Health requires that all clinical staff must successfully complete and pass the background check and credentialing process before employment and date of hire. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. $37.12/ 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 6/16/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140222
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CLINICAL LAB SCIENTIST
STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE Exciting career opportunity working in Urgent Care in a multidisciplinary, comprehensive University Student Health Service. Works in a collaborative and collegial relationship with Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and other clinical staff. Responsibilities include evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses and injuries, provision of brief mental health interventions, prescribing medications under the legal scope of practice and arranging follow up care. Reqs: Must have at least 2 years of experience as a Physician Assistant in urgent or primary care. Experience in procedures such as laceration repair, extremity splinting, incision and drainage of abscesses, wound care and insertion and management of IVs is highly desired. Notes: This is a 10 month per year position. Student Health requires that clinical staff must successfully complete and pass the background check and credentialing process before employment and date of hire. All Physician Assistants must have a current CA Physician Assistant licensure at all times during employment in order to practice and function in their clinical role. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. Furlough taken during quarter breaks and summer months. Hours vary during quarter breaks. May work occasional evening and weekends. Student Health is closed between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Mandated reporting requirements of child abuse. $39.94 ‑ $45.87/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 6/17/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140229
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is the largest of the not‑for‑profit Hospitals in Cottage Health System. Nestled between the ocean and mountains, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital has 483 beds, making us the largest hospital system on the central coast. We are a teaching hospital, non‑union and a level II trauma center. With our excellent staffing ratios and shared governance model, this is a great place to work! We have moved into a brand new facility, with 15 OR suites, 3 of which are being developed as integrated MRI suites for our neuro service line. All suites have Stryker Integrated Technology. Our cases include Ortho, Neuro, Vascular, Heart and general surgery. We prefer a tech who is certified with 2+ years’ experience. Cottage Health System offers outstanding benefits, including medical, dental, retirement plans and tuition reimbursement of $1,000. Relocation and rental assistance is available. For immediate consideration please apply online at: www.cottagehealthsystem. org. EOE
COURSE RESERVES UNIT HEAD
LIBRARY Responsible for the operation of the Library’s Course Reserves (CRes) unit including the planning, organization, and training of CRes processes. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff. Ensures compliance with copyright law. Oversees the operation of the electronic reserve software and other system components. Reqs: Library and supervisory experience, preferably in a large academic library. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to manage and motivate a diverse staff of both career and student employees. computer experience. Ability to analyze
complex problems, plan solutions, and communicate plans with faculty, staff, and students. Strong public service ethic. Familiarity with Copyright law and its applications in the university setting. Note: Fingerprinting required. $18.34 ‑ $24.76/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 6/17/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb. edu Job #20140251
UC EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAM Provides leadership for space planning and renovations of 24,000 sq. ft. office facility; includes coordination of maintenance, repair, redesign, and alterations in conjunction with 2‑5 year lease renewal cycle. Facilitates the negotiation and processing of vendor and service provider contracts; responsible for approvals of facilities, equipment, furniture and office supply related invoices and purchases. Responsible for operational oversight and supervision of mail and delivery services, reception, off‑site storage (including records), travel and event planning and support and site access. Responsible for office safety, security, and injury prevention. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree in a related area and 3‑5 years office facilities maintenance and administration, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience; and, knowledge of facilities engineering, construction and maintenance with oversight of general facilities maintenance to include light electrical, plumbing and carpentry work. Experience with access control, security, and key systems. Fiscal management skills to develop and manage annual
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