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by KELSEY BRUGGER, TYLER HAYDEN, LYZ HOFFMAN, MATT KETTMANN, and NICK WELSH, with INDEPENDENT STAFF
FIREBUG STRIKES? Three UCSB-owned structures — a trailer, barn, and an unﬁnished building — were completely destroyed Friday morning in a highly suspicious ﬁre.
Fires Raise Arson Concern UCSB Housing Project Mysteriously Torched
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ireﬁghters were already on the scene as residents of Sesame Tree Apartments poured out of their homes early Friday morning to watch a construction site across the street explode into ﬂames that reached high above an unﬁnished UCSB housing project and destroyed three structures within 30 minutes. Combustion started at roughly two points about 100 yards apart.“It’s very frustrating and frightening,” said neighbor Benjamais Bemis, who has lived in her apartment for 18 years. The incident that began around 3:30 a.m. on the Fourth of July was a painful reminder for residents of the numerous — and sporadic — dumpster ﬁres that have recently ﬂared up in the Goleta apartment complex at Whittier Drive oﬀ Storke Road. In the past year or so, there were three dumpster ﬁres and one “unauthorized burning” at the location, according to county records. Neighbors have since told ﬁre oﬃcials that a number of additional bin ﬁres were not reported, said County Fire department spokesperson David Sadecki, though he was unsure how many more. A Sesame Tree employee, who did not want to be identiﬁed, claimed there have been nine total in the past year. Multiple neighbors recalled the recent dumpster ﬂare-ups with considerable fear, and none doubted the university housing destruction was committed by an arsonist. “Someone is getting more daring,” said the employee. All the dumpster ﬁres started in the middle of the night, he added. Going door-to-door after one of the burnings, the employee found a witness who said that he saw two people throw something to ignite the dumpster ﬁre and then run oﬀ, but an investigation was never launched. In 10
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fact, none of the bin ﬁres were investigated by county oﬃcials. For that to happen, Sadecki said, the ﬁres would have had to spread beyond the dumpsters, and authorities would need witness statements or suspect leads. Oﬃcials have yet to declare Friday’s ﬁre the work of an arsonist, but UCSB Police Sergeant Rob Romero said he was leaning toward that conclusion, though couldn’t oﬃcially declare it. “That would be insulting what the [ﬁre] oﬃcials are doing,” he said. Several leads are coming in, Romero explained, but it would be “premature” to say a person of interest has been identiﬁed. Witnesses reported seeing a white male jumping the fence circling the site and ﬂeeing toward the nearby slough. “The development was not popular,” said neighbor Lynne Sehabert, calling the space before its development a “beautiful ﬁeld.” Contempt for the building in progress, coupled with frustrations about loud construction noises, adds to the suspicion. Initial media reports stated damages could cost the university as much as $12 million, but UCSB spokesperson George Foulsham said an estimate has not been ﬁnalized. In addition to the unﬁnished building, an old barn and a construction trailer were destroyed. It is likely that the project, which broke ground last year, will take up to a year to complete, Foulsham said in a statement. The UCSB Police Department, which is handling the investigation, is oﬀering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the successful conviction of the oﬀender or oﬀenders. Plans for the destroyed university housing — named Sierra Madre Apartments, formerly a golf course — had included rooms for more than 500 students, including 115 apartments of
double-occupancy rooms and 36 units of single units for faculty and students. The complex was supposed to open by fall of next year. Arson is not rare in the area. In Isla Vista, 24 arson-related events were reported from 20112013; 16 involved furniture and were likely part of a regular but illegal tradition carried out at the end of UCSB’s school year. Two incidents involved Molotov cocktails thrown at Foot Patrol deputies, according to sheriﬀ ’s spokesperson Kelly Hoover. The mysterious blaze echoes a 20-acre ﬁre that scorched the Coal Oil Point Reserve on June 26 around 9:45 p.m. It took ﬁreﬁghters much of the night to contain the wind-driven ﬂames that consumed the vegetation from west to east. Plants were dry because of the drought, but oﬃcials had not issued a “red ﬂag” warning that night or the night of the university housing ﬁre. Especially alarmed by the ﬁre was reserve director Cristina Sandoval, who has witnessed ﬂoods and storms with some frequency but has only seen three ﬁres in the past 10 years. On the night of the June 26 Tank Fire, Sandoval said her daughter saw two ﬁreworks set oﬀ and saw smoke in the same spot a few minutes later. “It’s confusing at this point,” she said. Authorities contacted a subject who happened to be in the area at the time, but he was later let go. The cause is still unknown and under investigation, Sadecki said. In an interesting side note, the Tank Fire uncovered a cluster of shells — a possible archeological ﬁnd — as well as a copper plate from 1919, when Colin P. Campbell owned much of now-UCSB property. “Nobody knew where it was,” Sandoval said. “When it got burned, it just ■ stood out, and you could see it.”
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Robert Perez (pictured), a retired insurance administrator for the Santa Barbara County Fireﬁghters Union, was sentenced on 7/3 to three years in state prison for stealing $113,000 from the union. Under a plea deal with the District Attorney’s Ofﬁce in April, Perez pleaded no contest to the seven felony grand theft and felony tax evasion charges. He also faces a $100,000 ﬁne and restitution payments to the union, which can be deducted from his pension. The restitution will be ironed out later this month, as Perez and the DA disagree on the amount.
A 66-year-old Montecito man who threatened to blow up his house was arrested 7/7 after a ﬁve-hour standoff with authorities. David Tallman called 9-1-1 at 3:15 a.m. and told Sheriff’s dispatchers he was going to explode several acetylene tanks in his home in the 1300 block of Virginia Road. After the Sheriff’s bomb squad and hostage negotiation team arrived at the location, 138 Reverse 9-1-1 calls were sent to nearby residents instructing them to evacuate. At around 8:10 a.m., a small ﬁre broke out in Tallman’s house, and negotiators convinced him to surrender soon after. County Probation will seek a $200,000 state grant that would allow the department to examine potential racial and ethnic disparities in the area’s juvenile justice system. County agencies would study the data on those ages 10-17 who are referred to Probation and booked into Juvenile Hall; according to ﬁgures from 2013, African-American and Latino children enter Juvenile Hall at higher rates (relative to their populations) than their white peers. The money would cover trainings on recognizing implicit bias. Grant winners will be announced in September.
CITY Chronic technical difﬁculties — not to mention a thick, heavy fog — plagued this year’s Fourth of July ﬁreworks at the city’s waterfront, leading to a lengthy delay and prompting the Fire Department to pull the plug before the grand ﬁnale. It was also the ﬁrst year in many that Sparkle was not on hand to play patrioticthemed music due to a waning of relations between Sparkle organizers and City Hall. Under its contract, City Hall is obligated to pay event organizer Bay Fireworks $42,000, but since the Fourth, both sides have been meeting to discuss a possible refund.
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Everyone Angry at Winery Rules It’s been nearly two years since the County of Santa Barbara started revising the rules for building new wineries on unincorporated county land, as was initially directed by a unanimous decision of the Board of Supervisors. But despite many meetings, tons of public comment, and lots of adjustments to the draft ordinance, vintners and those of their neighbors who worry about the industry’s growth seem unhappier than ever. Vintners, who have now formed their own political action committee, believe the new rules will amount to business-stiﬂing overregulation whereas concerned residents of certain pockets of the Santa Ynez Valley feel that their woes won’t be resolved by the planning department’s ongoing efforts. Such complaints will again come to a head at a hearing next Wednesday, July 16, at 6 p.m., inside St. Mark’s of the Valley Church in Los Olivos, where county planners will be accepting comment on what to study as part of the environmental report on the ordinance. “We were blindsided,” said Ross Rankin, owner of Imagine Wine and president of Winegrowers of Santa Barbara County, the new PAC that was incorporated almost one year ago. “There was no discussion with us prior to the proposed winery ordinance revision, and during the process, it has become extraordinarily clear that this is not to our beneﬁt and was not intended to be in the ﬁrst place.” Rankin, who would not divulge the members or funds raised by the PAC, citing fear of reprisal, said that the group’s immediate goal is to get the ordinance tabled. Cerene St. John, a Ballard Canyon resident who has become one of the loudest voices calling for stricter rules, isn’t pleased either. She claims the new rules would allow small wineries to have “very large entertainment facilities,” explaining that “this version also does not adequately address the impacts on neighbors. It does not address the issue of the roads at all, and it does not add any enforcement mechanisms, metrics, or penalties to make the ordinance enforceable.” County planner Stephanie Stark expects that a draft environmental impact report will be released later this summer, triggering another round of hearings and public comments. In related news, her supervisor, Jeff Hunt — the former deputy director of Long Range Planning who had been lured to the job from Maui in 2010 — abruptly resigned in May, — Matt Kettmann which was a sudden shock to many involved in this process.
COUNTY Santa Barbara County Fire recently received a $300,000 donation from Montecito billionaire Craig McCaw; the money comes out of concern over how the drought could affect the summerfall ﬁre season. Fire Chief Michael Dyer will present a detailed spending plan — possibly for additional stafﬁng — to the supervisors in August. Last July, McCaw and Independent Publisher Joe Cole successfully fought against building a third ﬁre station in Montecito, a project that was found to have an insufﬁcient environmental analysis and which Montecito residents said would violate the community’s character. Per a 5-0 vote by the Board of Supervisors on 7/8, the Montecito Planning Commission (MPC) will provide input on revisions made to antenna system additions — proposed for the community by Crown Castle, an agent of Verizon — before the board makes its decision on the project in August. The MPC denied the company’s proposal in May, citing aesthetic incompatibility, which prompted the company to take its plans — which have seen nearly 150 changes — before the supervisors on 7/1. Supervisor Salud Carbajal has implored Crown Castle to seriously consider his constituents’ concerns, especially given many Montecitans’ claim that cell-phone coverage is adequate. Expanded health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act has allowed most of the
approximately 1,000 patients formerly served by the county’s Medically Indigent Adult Services Program to qualify for MediCal or private plans, causing the state to rescind most of its funding for the program. Public Health has since instituted a new program for the 50 patients who still need the services; the Indigent Care Program, approved by the supervisors on 7/8, will operate with a $600,000 budget, saving about $3 million per year.
EDUCATION Just seven of California’s 112 community colleges make up 25 percent of transfers to University of California (UC) campuses, according to a recent UC report. Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) ranked ﬁfth highest, sending 464 students to a UC, 461 to a Cal State campus. But critics argued city colleges have different goals, for instance, larger populations looking for an associate’s degree. The report noted that since 2011, international transfer applicants increased by 11 percent, perhaps due to community college recruitment. Joan Galvan, SBCC’s spokesperson, said the college caps its international student enrollments at 8 percent of the total credit student population. Of the 7,550 students enrolled this summer, 614 students have international visa status. The price of college will be a tad cheaper this school year for middle-class UCSB families. cont’d page 12 Because of a new pro-
Sticker Shocked Paying More Money for Less Water
LONG STRAW: W. J. Whorf seals sections of new pipe to reach and pump from deeper points of Lake Cachuma.
BY N I C K W E L S H hree weeks ago, Ray Stokes of the Central Coast Water Agency (CCWA) was informed that his outﬁt had been undercharged anywhere from $4 million to $7 million by the Department of Water Resources for shipping negligible quantities of state water into Santa Barbara County this past year. This week, Stokes — now celebrating his ﬁrst year at the helm of the county water agency responsible for distributing that dribble of state water to households from Santa Maria to Carpinteria — would discover how badly the Department of Water Resources had underestimated the error. It turns out that Stokes and CCWA are on the hook for $9.3 million, half payable by the end of this year, the rest by next July. The Department of Resources apparently forgot to factor in the cost of pay raises and hiring an additional 125 new employees into the bills that CCWA just paid oﬀ. Statewide, the cost of this omission came to $183 million. It’s not lost on Stokes that this year — with California in the grip of one of the most ferocious droughts on record — CCWA has gotten less than 5 percent of the state water for which its customers are collectively charged $58 million a year. Stokes is quick to point out he championed the pay raises and the new employees hired — they were necessary to make the system reliable — but he’s not convinced anyone’s getting the real story. Likewise, he remains ﬂabbergasted so vast an enterprise as the Department of Water Resources would have no reserves to help cushion such eventualities. To put this ﬁscal whoopee cushion in perspective, South Coast water agencies — primarily Montecito and Santa Barbara — have already spent or committed to spending $5.6 million to buy 6,900 acre-feet of supplemental water from outside water districts to get through this year and the next. With rueful humor, Stokes noted he’s currently negotiating with a water agency in the Mojave Desert for an additional 1,000 acre-feet. With the entire state now a drought zone, the good news is that South Coast water customers sucked 700 acre-feet less water out of Lake Cachuma this June than they did the year before. That’s positive because Lake Cachuma — which supplies one-half the water needs of South Coast
customers — has gotten low enough to trigger a 55 percent cutback in normal water deliveries. Tom Fayram, water czar for Santa Barbara County, expressed some skepticism at how much of this savings was achieved through voluntary conservation eﬀorts. Since February, South Coast customers have been exhorted to cut water consumption by 20 percent. Montecito has dramatically jacked up water rates for especially thirsty households and seen a dramatic drop in consumption. The City of Santa Barbara has yet to see any real conservation savings, but its new water rates — designed to punish water extravagance — just went into eﬀect July 1. At this rate, it’s only a matter of months before Lake Cachuma drops below the dam’s lowest intake portals. That means the water will have to be pumped up — at great cost, mechanical eﬀort, and electrical energy — to get into the intake portals, through the tunnel, and into customers’ homes. This enterprise will cost roughly $6 million to build and operate, but according to Fayram, work is underway, and the system will be in place well before it’s absolutely needed. Meanwhile, the City of Santa Barbara is pursuing plans to reactivate its long mothballed desalination plant if it doesn’t rain this winter. Although the city’s plant — operated brieﬂy in 1991 — is decidedly old school where environmental protection for sea life is concerned, it does not appear likely the California Coastal Commission or the California Water Resources Control Board will object vigorously. Nor does it seem the state water board’s top-to-bottom review of desalination plants — just released last week in response to 15 proposed facilities along the coast — poses an insurmountable hurdle to reactivation. According to state water board oﬃcials, Santa Barbara’s plant can probably win approval so long as it mitigates its deadly impacts on microscopic sea life by restoring wetlands or habitat elsewhere and comes equipped with the most restrictive mesh screening to keep tiny sea creatures from getting sucked into the expensive — $30 million to rebuild, another $5 million to operate annually — water-making machine. None of this will be necessary should this winter’s predicted El Niño deliver a heavy storm or two. As to the chances of that happening, CCWA’s Ray Stokes ■ had only one word.“Hah!” July 10, 2014
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Six weeks after Elliot Rodger killed six people in Isla Vista, three of them with semiautomatic handguns, area politicians have promised to strengthen gun-control laws. Uniting at the federal, state, and county levels, a group of elected ofﬁcials gathered Monday on the Isla Vista bluffs at Walter Capps Park. There were several “red ﬂags” prior to Rodger’s deadly pursuit, and the proposed measures seek to address the nexus between mental health and gun control, several ofﬁcials noted. Heading the event, Representative Lois Capps (pictured) spoke ﬁrst and told reporters about two bills in the pipeline. One is dubbed the Pause for Safety Act and would grant funds to states that adopt speciﬁc law enforcement practices. These steps include checking gun databases before responding to welfare checks and allowing families to secure court orders that would temporarily conﬁscate ﬁrearms or prohibit their purchase. Another of Capps’s bills would expand protections for all (not just spouses or cohabitants) affected by domestic violence and stalking. Following the Sandy Hook shooting at a Connecticut elementary school in 2012, various attempts to strengthen gun control at the national level have stalled. Gaining considerable attention were congressional bills that sought to implement “universal background checks” — eliminating exceptions for private dealers and gun shows — but such measures have since been tied up in partisan wrangling. Answering a question from a reporter, Capps said the difference in the Pause bill is that it allots money speciﬁcally for law enforcement to give them another “tool in the tool chest” when dealing with mental illness cases. At the state level, Assemblymember Das Williams — working with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson — authored similar state legislation that would allow a family member or roommate (for at least six months) to temporarily separate a person in question from a ﬁrearm, though permanent conﬁscation would “ultimately be up to the judge.” Last week, the supervisors and District Attorney Joyce Dudley backed the bill. Since May 23, almost one shooting a week has shaken a different community in the country, Williams said. Joyce Dudley, Supervisor Doreen Farr, Police Sgt. Riley Harwood, and James Joyce, deputy district director for State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, were — Kelsey Brugger also in attendance on Monday.
news briefs cont’d gram called Middle Class Scholarships, public school undergraduates in families who bring in between $80,000-$150,000 will earn awards on a sliding scale. The program will be rolled out over the next three years and will grant these UC and CSU students between $1,000-$5,000. This year, UC students could receive up to $1,450 and Cal State students could get up to $650, according to the Los Angeles Times. Assemblymember Das Williams, who coauthored the measure, said it’s a step in the right direction, though access to public education is still an issue. Given the angst leading up to the trial run of the new statewide assessments this spring, school administrators were pleasantly surprised with the feedback. At Tuesday’s board meeting, Emilio Handall, assistant superintendent of elementary education, said the technology ran fairly smoothly. He also presented survey results given to teachers and students after the debut of “Smarter Balanced.” Mostly using iPads or desktop computers in classrooms, 54 percent of students said the test was harder than the former multiple-choice standardized assessments. That seemed low, Handall said, and comments indicated students found explaining their work in writing difﬁcult. The actual results will not be available statewide during the transition. The Santa Barbara school board approved three new elementary school principals this 12
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DEATHS Attorney Jeremy Hass, a passionate area historian long active in efforts to preserve the original fortress erected by Spanish colonialists in what would become downtown Santa Barbara, died 6/30 at age 78 of heart disease. Hass relentlessly lobbied elected politicians in Sacramento during the 1970s and 1980s for the funds necessary to acquire the properties that once composed the Presidio. In addition, he fought to have the project designated as a state park. Fierce and outspoken, Hass would do political combat with younger historians more focused on preserving Santa Barbara’s Chinese and Japanese pasts, and eventually the Presidio project would encompass aspects of all these overlaying pasts. ■
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ith notable lack of fanfare and eﬀective May 28, County Sheriﬀ Bill Brown has stopped holding immigrants incarcerated in the County Jail 48 hours beyond their detention dates as a courtesy to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The month before, a federal judge in Oregon had ruled that such holds unsupported by federal warrants were unconstitutional. Since then, sheriﬀ agencies throughout the country — but especially in California — have stopped what had been a routine practice over the past ﬁve years. This week, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announced his department would no longer participate with federal authorities in such holds; last month the Orange County Sheriﬀ did the same. While Brown has maintained an assiduously low proﬁle on the matter, his spokesperson Kelly Hoover reported ICE requested that such holds be placed on 611 county jail inmates who’d been detained
on various charges while in the United States illegally. Hazel Davalos, an organizer with the Central Coast Immigration Rights Coalition, said she hopes to meet with Brown in August to obtain a written clariﬁcation of the department’s position. Beyond the federal ruling, Davalos noted that the Trust Act, signed by Governor Jerry Brown, went into eﬀect this year, which mandates that each of California’s 58 counties extricate itself from the Secure Communities Program, out of which the ICE holds originated. Davalos said the stated intent of Secure Communities — to deport serious criminals to their countries of origin — failed in practice as a majority of those deported were not criminals at all or were minor violators.“The most serious consequence was the erosion of trust between law enforcement and the immigrant communities,” she said.“If you know your husband could be deported if you call about domestic abuse, ■ who’s going to call?”
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BY LY Z H O F F M A N he Board of Supervisors this week oﬃcially authorized Sheriﬀ Bill Brown to snatch the $39 million check the state dangled months ago to cover the construction costs for the recidivism-reducing wing Brown wants to accompany the planned North County Jail. In making his case for the cash, Brown presented his “best estimate” for the wing’s staﬃng and operating costs, but cautioned — to some of the supervisors’ chagrin — that those ﬁgures could ﬂuctuate. Dubbed the Sheriﬀ ’s Transition and Reentry (STAR) Complex, the 52,208-square-foot wing will provide beds and transitional services for 228 inmates. Brown said he envisions the facility oﬀering, among other programs, educational partnerships with Allan Hancock Community College and reading lessons through the United Way, with special privileges including more hours of recreation and visitation. The wing represents somewhat “uncharted territory” statewide, Brown said, but will allow those who live there to become “productive members of society rather than burdens on society.” Brown said he needs 26 custody deputies — 21 transferred from the existing jail, ﬁve new hires — and four custody sergeants, who will be promoted from their current positions, to
staﬀ the complex. (With the opening of the entire North County Jail campus will come the closing of the existing jail’s Medium Security Facility and three of its male housing units.) Running the entirety of the North County Jail campus could cost nearly $18 million every year, an increase of about $600,000 from the estimate Brown made in June. Brown said he’ll be looking at how to bring that number down, but he didn’t escape the frustrations of Supervisor Janet Wolf, who called the numbers a “moving target,” and Supervisor Doreen Farr, who took issue with the projections coming without a schematic design of the facility, which won’t be ready in time for Brown’s next presentation on the facility in the fall. The main portion of the new jail should open in early 2018, but the STAR complex could be a year behind that schedule. In September, the board will consider whether or not to use a project stabilization agreement (PSA) to source contractors for the construction, expected to start next June, of the main portion of the new jail. Dozens of public speakers spoke on both sides of the issue, with those in favor of the deal saying it would guarantee the hiring of regional workers and those against it countering it would unfairly beneﬁt ■ union contractors.
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THE BUSINESS END: Pictured are some ﬁsh for sale at a Santa Barbara seafood market.
Dual Bills Look to Close Legal Loopholes, but Fishers and Others Worry About More Red Tape and Higher Costs
hat red snapper you bought at the market: Is it actually rockﬁsh? How about the pricey local halibut you ordered for dinner: Is it really a cheap, farm-raised whiteﬁsh from Asia? What about the tuna at your favorite sushi joint — really yellowﬁn, as labeled, or is it bigeye with dangerous amounts of mercury? And just how “fresh” can spiny lobster be when it’s sold in July, far after the season has ended? To answer such buyer-beware questions, an ocean conservation group backed by celebrities but reviled among ﬁshermen published a study last year on “seafood fraud” in the United States. The results were startling: Of 1,215 samples taken from 674 restaurants, grocery stores, and seafood markets, DNA testing revealed that onethird were mislabeled. Farm ﬁsh were sold as wild catch, vulnerable species mongered as sustainable, and watch-list items oﬀered under different names. Some of it was criminal deception made in the name of proﬁt. Other times, confusion came out of archaic slang names around the country or bad translations in overseas sales. Of the 14 regions tested throughout the U.S., Southern California fared the worst with a 52 percent mislabeling rate. And of the retailers tested countrywide, seafood fraud was found most often at sushi venues, which clocked a 74 percent mislabeling rate. Careful not to single out speciﬁc locations, Oceana, the organization that commissioned the study, said it was impossible to tell when and where the mislabeling had taken place: if it were perpetrated by the ﬁsher, buyer, distributor, shipper, or the grocer or restaurateur who actually sold the public the ﬁsh. Seafood’s chain of custody can be so long and complicated, the researchers argued, that more oversight is needed to make sure consumers eat what they pay for. The U.S. imports 90 percent of its seafood — as does Santa Barbara — but reportedly tests only one percent for fraud. Pointing to that much-hyped study and a 2009 report by the federal government on similar issues, Congressmember Lois Capps and California State Senator Alex Padilla are now pushing two separate bills aimed at holes in the
regulatory net. And they’re pushing hard, in part because election season is coming: Capps is running for reelection in November, and Padilla, currently representing California’s th Senate District in Los Angeles, is vying for secretary of state. Both lawmakers have support for their legislation from national trade groups, nature organizations, and big-name chefs, but a high number of Santa Barbara stakeholders are skeptical
of import inspections and, to better track the overseas supply chain, ratchet up coordination between the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Capps is the legislation’s lead sponsor, and it enjoys bipartisan support — President Barack Obama himself pledged to tackle seafood fraud in a speech last month — but HR has not yet been vetted by committee. The bill would create a guide COU RTE SY
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OUT FRONT: Flanked by Oceana reps, Senator Alex Padilla holds a press conference at a Sacramento market to announce his bill to combat seafood fraud.
about what the bills hope to accomplish, how they’ll be enforced, and what more red tape may mean for the South Coast. They’re quick to note wholehearted support for accurate labeling, but they’ve also expressed distrust of Oceana’s data and motives, calling the proposed legislation hollow politicking around a nonissue.
CHURNING THE WATERS
Introduced in March 2013, the federal SAFE Seafood Act (SAFE stands for Safety and Fraud Enforcement) would increase the frequency
to acceptable market names and set packaging rules to ensure the end-of-the-line buyers know the scientiﬁc and market names of the species, method of harvest and gear type used, date of the catch, the weight or number for an individual ﬁsh or lot, if the catch was previously frozen or treated with a substance that might aﬀect its weight, and if it was farm raised. “This law does not ask ﬁshers to report any information that they do not already collect,” Capps’s oﬃce recently told The Santa Barbara Independent, explaining that it’s “a great way to
support the local ﬁshing economy and promote sustainability.” It would level the playing ﬁeld by targeting “bad actors” in the international market and add a needed level of consumer safety, her oﬃce said. Violators would be ﬁned from $10,000$30,000 per oﬀense, could be responsible for any monetary loss incurred by mislabeling, and would be added to a public online database. A recent study estimated that 20-32 percent of U.S. seafood imports, worth between $1.3 billion and $2.1 billion, were caught through illegal or unreported methods. To promote the bill, Capps toured Santa Barbara Harbor in April, but she may have harvested more anger than support. Gary Burke with the Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara took the harbor tour with Capps, but he said he’s worried that more regulation will mean a higher cost for ﬁsh and that mislabeling is not as dire as lawmakers make it seem. “It’s a feel-good bill to make it look like they’re doing something,” he said.“It’s going to create jobs that aren’t needed and that taxpayers are going to have to pay for.” Another tour participant, who asked not to be identiﬁed, said he walked away from the event with the feeling that it was a “publicity stunt” because Capps “needed some face time” in the harbor. “I know she’s from around here, but I was shocked at how little she knew about our seafood,” he said. “She had never heard of sea urchin before — that’s the jewel of Santa Barbara!” Burke criticized Oceana for creating a false hysteria around seafood fraud to attract donors and said the organization is viewed with extreme distrust by many in his industry.“They needed a ‘crisis’ to raise money,” he said. Earlier this year, Oceana announced a $3 million grant from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and counts Ted Danson among its biggest supporters. Burke pointed out that an Oceana-backed California Assembly bill to ban controversial gill nets recently died because it relied on dubious claims of bycatch rates put forth by the organization. On June 19, the U.S. Regional Fishery Mancont’d page 16 agement Councils’ CoordiJuly 10, 2014
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IDENTIFYING THE ISSUES: Congressmember Lois Capps toured the Santa Barbara Harbor in April.
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nation Committee publicly demanded Oceana retract the bycatch report, claiming it contained “a variety of substantial errors, omissions, and organizational approaches” that “may seriously miscommunicate bycatch information.” The committee said that while no laws require Oceana’s reports be peer reviewed, the organization should consider adopting “a standardized peer-review process to ensure that reports like this accurately and objectively represent the best available science.” Other ﬁshermen worried that references to mercury poisoning in Oceana’s fraud study were veiled threats against the swordﬁsh industry and that the supposed mislabeling issue is a smokescreen for continued attacks against gill nets. Stephanie Mutz, president of Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara, didn’t mince words:“I think Oceana lies through their teeth.” She said the proposed bills, while well intentioned, aren’t practical.“If we had a way to track seafood, I think we would have already done it,” said Mutz, who worries that new layers of bureaucracy will raise the price of an already expensive product.“Anytime you increase overhead, it all trickles down to the ﬁshermen,” she said. “It makes it so people want to buy tilapia instead of local halibut.” Sarah Rathbone of Community Seafood echoed similar concerns.“It’s problematic when there’s increased regulation on local ﬁsheries that are already doing things right,” she said. Top-down, blanket laws often mean more fees and taxes that unfairly dock smaller operations and favor big players, and bills like Capps’s can “lack rationality and speciﬁcity of ﬁsheries in order to properly manage certain species,” she said. Both Rathbone and Mutz recommended the Saturday-morning Fishermen’s Market at the harbor as the surest way to buy fresh and local seafood straight from the source. For its part, Oceana — which started in 2001 and is now the largest ocean-conservation nonproﬁt in the world — has unﬂinchingly stood by its research and often points to its many policy-level victories to curb pollution, protect vulnerable wildlife and habitats, and promote responsible ﬁshing. In the last two months, it has touted its roles in National Marine Fisheries Service orders to protect sperm whales and rockﬁsh, and last week it called on the World Trade Organization to eliminate fuel subsidies for high-seas ﬁshing. In February, Oceana came out ahead in a battle with NOAA over sharkﬁn bans, and in January, Shell announced it wouldn’t pursue exploration drilling in the Arctic Ocean in 2014 after Oceana successfully sued the Department of the Interior over a leasing dispute.
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While the Capps bill is focused nationally and internationally, Padilla’s aims at commerce in California. The bill, modeled after similar legislation recently adopted in Washington State, was passed by the California Senate in May and will be voted on in the Assembly by August 31. After that, it goes to the governor’s desk. Padilla’s ﬁrst bill as a state senator was the menu-labeling initiative that requires chain restaurants to post nutrition information, namely calorie counts. Padilla’s concern is that, between 1950 and 2006, the world’s annual ﬁshing haul more than quadrupled, from 19 million tons to 87 million tons, a rate that a 2006 Science magazine study determined would spell worldwide ﬁshery collapse by 2048. Padilla believes labeling fraud lets illegally caught ﬁsh and shellﬁsh into the supply chain, a crime that continues to harm an already hurting ocean. Part of the problem is that seafood naming conventions are historically confusing and unwieldy — sometimes dozens of species of ﬁsh are called a single name and, alternately, there can be many diﬀerent names for the same ﬁsh — not to mention that average consumers would be hard-pressed to accurately name the ﬁsh on their plate or in their grocery bag, especially once ﬁlleted. So Padilla’s state bill would require grocery stores and markets to label all seafood with the FDA-approved common name and note if it’s wild caught or farm raised, or harvested in U.S. waters or overseas. Restaurants would also need to provide common names but have been allowed to skip the other information after the California Restaurant Association successfully lobbied it would be too cumbersome. Talks are now taking place to possibly include the other details on chalkboards or menu inserts. Violators would be ﬁned $1,000 and face up to a year in jail. Unique “common” names of seafood are often less appetizing than the publicly known “market” names. For instance, right now, slimehead can be sold as orange roughy, squat lobster as langostino, hogchoker as sole, machete as ladyﬁsh, pompano dolphin as mahi-mahi, and warmouth as sunﬁsh. The FDA manages a list of 1,825 common names, which is added to and removed from every year for ﬁnancial, political, and environmental reasons. As of last year, Patagonian toothﬁsh can now legally be called Chilean sea bass — though everywhere seemed to be doing so anyway — and Barcoo grunter can be sold as tiger perch. Common names are also more speciﬁc: the FDA, for example, recognizes 61 diﬀerent common names for different species of rockﬁsh, 41 common names for shrimp, and 38 for shark. Despite the current ability of state retailers to rely on the more general market names, Oceana still found that rockﬁsh was often mislabeled as snapper (a fairly well-known misnomer) and that escolar — a snake mackerel that can sometimes cause stomach problems — was routinely passed oﬀ as white tuna. Salmon ﬁllets labeled as wild, king, and sockeye were actually Atlantic, and some halibut was found to be summer ﬂounder or madai. Grouper were found under labels ranging from scamp to bream to perch. During interviews with Santa Barbara ﬁshermen, market owners, and restaurateurs — most of whom wished to remain anonymous
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for fear of losing business or alienating colleagues — opinions varied over how often consumers were duped. One marekt owner claimed he sees the issue every time he goes out to eat and pointed to speciﬁc instances when ﬁsh were sold as “fresh” and “local” when the species wasn’t even in season. A ﬁsher claimed that some area restaurants secretly serve basa (a farm-raised catfish out of Asia) as halibut or cod or another type of whiteﬁsh, and that it’s not unusual for ﬂuke from southern Mexico to be peddled as “local” catch. But other sources said they rarely if ever run into the problem, no matter if they’re in a high-scale eatery along State Street or a ﬁsh-and-chip grill on the wharf. Deﬁnitions of “local” were all over the map. Some said local CUTTING OUT THE MIDDLE MAN: Urchin diver should mean the catch was made in Stephanie Mutz said the best way to avoid seafood the Santa Barbara Channel or was fraud is to buy straight from the source at the harbor’s unloaded by area boats at the Santa Saturday-morning Fishermen’s Market. Barbara or Ventura harbors. Others said 400 miles north or south of his team of 10 inspectors regulate the county’s S.B. was fair game for the label, noting current retail food establishments, of which there are laws don’t put any geographical constraints on around 2,000. Seafood fraud hasn’t been on the selling point. Whether to call a catch local their radar, and Fay was surprised to learn of or not comes down to the seller’s conscience, the Padilla bill. Upon reading it, Fay believes his team would, if it passes, become responsible for they said. The Independent was able to verify a few making sure that the packing labels on seafood instances of minor fraud in town, but we have in a restaurant’s cooler or freezer match what decided not to publish the names of the oﬀend- it says on the menu. “If there was something ing locations as it’s unclear if it was the work of on a menu or chalkboard, but we couldn’t ﬁnd a devious chef or owner, or if the discrepancy evidence that that’s what they had received, that simply came down to sloppy signage or an would be a problem,” he explained. uneducated employee. Despite the bill’s “convoluted” wording — “It’s some of the most tortured language I’ve ON THE HOOK seen in a while,” Fay noted — the upshot would Ashley Blacow of Oceana said the fraud study be fairly straightforward. The county’s food came out of the need for a broad appraisal of inspectors try to make unannounced visits to labeling accuracy. Some scientiﬁc literature locations at least twice a year to ensure hanexisted on the issue, but nothing on a large dling and safety protocols are up to code, and scale. Blacow and others were surprised at the they focus on anything “that appears to be an high amount of fraud they found and that, as a anomaly.” Though the drop-ins are mostly Southern California resident, she said she was designed to “act as a deterrent,” Fay said cusparticularly distressed by the area’s distinction tomer complaints can also prompt a visit. While checking seafood labels would as the worst oﬀender in the country, the reasons for which remain unclear. While Santa become part of that routine, Fay explained, “It Barbara wasn’t part of the study, “Northern will be a challenge if they really want to be rigCalifornia showed [a 38 percent mislabeling orous.” If passed, Fay said he would ﬁrst make rate] and Southern California was 52 percent, sure the food purveyors were aware of the new so I think that deﬁnitely warrants concern for regulations.“We would be focusing much more on education at ﬁrst,” he said. “We would take Santa Barbara consumers,” she declared. Blacow said the goal of Padilla’s bill is not for it slow. You wouldn’t bust someone on Day 1.” local health departments — who will enforce But Justin West, head chef of Julienne resthe new law should it go into eﬀect — to test taurant who was also invited to Capps’s harbor every ﬁllet in their jurisdictions, but to do ran- visit, said he’s skeptical about Padilla’s bill and dom sampling and act as a deterrent. The sam- would not be in favor of it. “Speaking from a ples could be DNA tested at county oﬃces or ﬁnancial standpoint, it’s already hard enough sent oﬀ to a lab, and the extra cost of such work for [the county] to keep up with food safety, let would be worth it to protect the ocean and sup- alone having to do label checks,” he said.“We’re port ﬁshermen, Blacow stated. Included in the not the only place that’s way over-restauranted bill is a “safe harbor provision” that lets a restau- and under-inspected. There’s just not enough rant accused of mislabeling deﬂect liability to humans, not enough money in the budget.” their supplier if they can prove the restaurant West said he sees the fatigue on the face of was simply selling an item under a name pro- his food inspector when she stops by Julienne vided by the supplier. “So it’s very important and that more government intervention is not to maintain accurate paperwork,” said Blacow. the answer to dealing with mislabeled meals. She’s confused why ﬁshermen would be so “It’d be nice if restaurant operators would do concerned over Padilla’s bill, explaining,“They the right thing, because I wish the government would stay the hell away from our food,” would directly beneﬁt from it.” Larry Fay is director of Santa Barbara he lamented. “It needs to come down to the County’s Environmental Health Services at ground level, and people asking questions and ■ the Public Health Department, and he and deciding with their wallets.”
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myriad of banes aﬄicting the existence of any reporter lucky enough to still have a job is that of the obligatory anniversary story. Any selfserving organization that’s managed to perpetuate its existence for at least ﬁve years feels endowed with the inalienable right to have a cover article written attesting to their amazing foresight and staggering magnanimity. Stop the presses! Fiesta turns 90 this year! Solstice turned 40! We’re all getting older. In this vein, I’d like to extend a loud shout-out to the good folks running Vices & Spices — who never asked — who just celebrated their 39th year selling some seriously ﬁne Mocha Java. They’ve also demonstrated it’s possible to be hip and happening in a low-key Hawaiian sort-of way even when smothered in the opulent bosom of beautiful downtown San Ro-Kay. Likewise congrats to Hazard’s Cyclesport — who also didn’t ask — which has been selling and ﬁxing bikes for 100 years. With so many anniversaries to keep track of, I somehow forgot to send a card observing the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, not be confused with the popular rock band that pimped his name in a ﬁt of stoned-out irony that was no doubt quite hilarious if you happened to be there. The real FF, by all accounts, was a true killjoy, described by contemporaries as dark, strange, uninspiring, and someone who cast an aura of violence and recklessness. For fun, FF
liked nothing better than to shoot wild animals by the hundreds of thousands — even kangaroos and lemurs — and accumulate trophies in similar number attesting to his appetite for gore and carnage. The deal was that FF stood next in line to run the Austro-Hungarian Empire — kind of like China, Exxon, and Fox News rolled into one — but that destiny would be denied when Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian 19-year-old hanging out with a group of proto-anarchist punks sporting the unimaginably unoriginal name the Black Hand, intervened. First, Gav chucked a bomb in FF’s general direction, prompting FF to stand up and object, “I come here to visit, and you throw bombs at me! This is outrageous.” Gav and crew rectiﬁed their lapse in manners by popping a cap in FF’s neck and one in the belly of his poor wife, Sophie. This set in motion what was known as “The Great War” or alternately “The War to End All Wars,” but which, in fact, was neither. Austria-Hungary — being disrespected — felt compelled to invade Serbia, thus pissing oﬀ Russia, and Germany sought to make lemonade by invading Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. When the dust settled ﬁve years later, nine million people had been slaughtered, another seven million maimed so bad they wished they’d been killed, and another 15 million merely scarred for life. The United States, then at best a secondrate also-ran, shrewdly waited until almost everyone had already been killed, jumping only at the very last minute “to save the day.”
Ever since, the world has been our proverbial oyster, over which we insist upon our exclusive right to shuck and jive as any Numero Uno would see ﬁt. Out of all this sprang the still very contemporary genie of chemical warfare and weapons of mass destruction, not to mention of course, Ernest Hemingway, whose strippeddown minimalist literary distillation of the psychic trauma he endured as a battleﬁeld medic has been foisted upon successive generations of high school students ever since. Americans, not being as dumb as we look, had to be led kicking and screaming into this war. From the ashes of the propaganda machine established by the White House to brainwash us into battle emerged what’s since become Madison Avenue and the whole attendant advertising industry that’s made a science of preying upon our worst insecurities to incite the expenditure of money not possessed on goods and services not needed. Four of the great empires then running The Show were wiped out entirely. In Russia, the czar was tossed overboard, giving rise to the USSR, dubbed by sometime Santa Barbara resident Ronald Reagan “the Evil Empire,” and of course, the whole Cold War thing, which would in turn transform the bucolic bliss of the once agrarian Goleta Valley into a high-tech hot bed of smokeless industry totally and utterly dependent upon military research dollars. That lucrative arrangement crashed during the Peace Scare that broke out with the fall of
the Berlin Wall, but it’s since been replaced by new waves of high-tech innovators who generate billions making devices I don’t pretend to fathom. Making this more than a gratuitous stroll down Memory Lane is how the victors divided the spoils. With the fall of the Ottoman Empire, England and France got to redraw the map of the Middle East as they saw ﬁt, creating — via what’s termed the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916 — the boundary lines to new countries where none existed to optimize their access to cheap, plentiful, and uninterrupted oil. The only problem was that the people occupying these new countries included various tribal, ethnic, and religious rivals who lived pretty much to kill one another. No one in their right mind would ever create a country including Shia, Sunni, and Kurds, but that’s how Iraq got born, thanks to the Sykes-Picot Agreement. No one living there at the time was party to this agreement, and it should come as no surprise — though it always does — that the religious nut-jobs leading the latest insurrection in Iraq — ISIS — have explicitly vowed to erase the map lines drawn up by the Sykes-Picot deal, no matter how much blood has to be spilled in the process. And here we thought we managed to get out of Iraq after how many years of ﬁghting? So now what? Will someone tell Franz Ferdinand I’m sorry I forgot to write? And in the meantime, happy birthday to Vices & Spices, Hazard’s, and all ships at sea. If we’re lucky enough to make it to next year’s, we’ll really have something to celebrate. — Nick Welsh
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John Humphries, a resident of Carpinteria, California, died on June at the age of . He owned Montecito Village Travel for twenty years and was a Carpinteria ocean lifeguard for ten years. For condolence messages to his beloved wife, Bette, the families and the full obituary, please see www.mcdermottcrockett.com. In lieu of flowers, send donations to the City of Carpinteria Pool, Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria, CA , in memory of John Humphries. The community is invited to celebrate John’s life at the Veterans Memorial Building, Walnut Ave. on Sunday, July , from : – :.
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John Wiley Stack passed away peacefully on June , , at years of age. He was a poet, writer, artist, Mountain Drive sunset club member, caterpillar club member, pilot in the second world war, designer and builder, teacher, fireman, fire chief of Mountain Drive volunteer fire department, winemaker and foreman at Schramsberg Winery Napa Valley, traveling investigative reporter and radio show host, peace activist, philosopher, eternal student, farmer, singer with a gorgeous bass voice and wonderful harmony, actor, ping pong and tennis player, and a good friend to many (including his children). His most recent studies included classes on near-death experience, and he was ready to test his belief in life after death. Survived by his sweetheart Susie, brother Rob, sister Ruth, daughters Kathy (Arthur) and Jane (Jim), son John, stepchildren Sean, Rob and Charlie, grandchildren Wiley, Miles, Connor, Amelia, Owen and Max, great grandchildren Caleb, Orion and Dillan. A celebration of life is planned for September , , at the Unity Church E. Arrellaga at pm.
Adult Education Program. He published several academic books, among them Samuel Johnson and Three Infidels: Rousseau, Voltaire, Diderot, . Dr. Temmer’s passion for literature and languages also extended beyond professional life, and he wrote creatively and with rich imagination, poetry, short stories, plays and delightful fantasy fables. Mark lived in Europe and the U.S. and traveled extensively in both. He loved camping, expecially in the National Parks in Alaska and Canada. He was a loyal and generous friend, nurturing and keeping close friendships for many decades. He will be much missed. Mark is survived by his wife, Jenny Imhoof, his daughter, Melanie Temmer, his son, Michael Temmer, and granddaughter, Idalja Temmer. There will be a celebration of his life on Saturday, August rd, , at Manning Park, Site #, in Montecito from to pm. There will be selected readings from his works. Those wishing to participate are welcome to do so. In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Park Conservation Association would be greatly appreciated.
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Gordon Fleming was born in Edinburgh on the th of July, , and enjoyed two years in his Scottish homeland before moving to Bedfordshire, England, with his parents, Bob and Rita, and adoring Storrington in West Sussex, where Gordon’s creativity and love for all things mechanical and electrical flourished. After attending Steyning Grammar and terrorising half the Home Counties with boyish pranks, Gordon found a career as a telecommunications engineer with Biwater, in Nigeria—much to the relief of his expanded family that now included Elaine, Yola and Grant. After a few years, home beckoned and his return to the UK saw the start of his marketing and finance career, first with Schroeders UK, then with Varnet and eventually QAD in Australia. By now the proud father of James and older sister, Gina. His teenage years saw a further move to Fiona, his career took the next logical step with a move to Santa Barbara, where Shelly and Caroline joined his family. Gordon was a true citizen of the world and will be remembered as a larger-than-life character who never failed to bring laughter and light to everyone he met. “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from the harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore! Dream!” ~ MARK TWAIN 20
Dr. Mark J. Temmer, professor emeritus of Comparative and French Literature, passed away peacefully in his sleep in Santa Barbara on Friday, June , . He was years old. Dr. Temmer was a unique, worldly, inimitable man, a true gentleman and scholar, and a good friend to many. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Switzerland, he returned to the United States, enlisting in the US Army in as a Private in the Signal Corps. He earned his PhD in French Literature at Yale University under the G.I. Bill after the war. He taught at Brown University and the University of New Mexico before settling at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he remained for years. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for French Literature and a Camargo Foundation Fellowship in poetry while at UCSB. During his teaching career, he built a solid following of students who enrolled in every course he taught, both at UCSB and at Santa Barbara City College’s
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Jeremy Dennis Hass passed away unexpectedly on June , , at his home in Santa Barbara. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March , , Jeremy was the eldest son of John Kelleher Hass and Margaret Gray Hass. As a Mayflower descendant, he was proud of his Irish, Scottish, and Schleswig-Holstein forbears. Jeremy spent his early years in St. Paul, Minnesota, before his family moved west. His father was an attorney and intelligence officer at the Marine Corps air base in Goleta during World War II. The family made Santa Barbara a permanent home after the war. John Hass was the founding partner in the law firm, Weldon and Hass. Margaret, Jeremy’s mother, was employed as a court reporter. Jeremy attended Goleta Union School, Dolores and San Roque parochial schools, and graduated from Santa Barbara Catholic High School in . He then attended Pomona College where he majored in economics-engineering, with a minor in history, before going on to Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, and Loyola University in Los Angeles. He was admitted to the California State Bar and joined the family law firm. Jeremy retired from the firm in . On April , , Jeremy married Ada Pinga at Mission Santa Barbara after being introduced by a mutual friend. A year and half later they gave birth to their beloved daughter Melinda. They remained a devoted couple and celebrated their th anniversary this year.
In the mid-s, while working for Jules Brasseur at Santa Barbara Title Company, Jeremy became interested in the Presidio project, a historic site in downtown Santa Barbara. He plotted the boundaries of the old fortress by studying historic property documents. By he was an active member of the Presidio Volunteers, a group who conducted archaeological excavations and public events at the site. In early , Jeremy wrote a proposal for the future Presidio project at the request of Miss Pearl Chase and the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP). For the next several decades Jeremy played a major part in property acquisitions for what became El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park. He was instrumental in the gift of El Paseo and Casa de la Guerra to the SBTHP. In the s he helped arrange the purchase of the Santa Ines Mission Mills lands by the SBTHP, and he later became a member of the Trust’s Mills Committee. Always a student of history and cultures, Jeremy presented papers at a number of conferences. His intensive research on the subjects of waterworks, fulling mills, and of California pioneer Joseph Chapman contributed not only to his own publications, but to the academic field; providing source material for scholarly research on the subject by others. Prior to and during his retirement, Jeremy Hass loved collecting and restoring antique cars. He was a past president of the Antique Automobile Club of America and a member of the Horseless Carriage Club. Over the last several years, Jeremy made a weekly appearance on “History Friday” for Baron Ron Herron’s radio show. Jeremy’s involvement with organizations included sitting on the boards of the California Chapter of the American Irish Historical Society, the Sons of the American Revolution, California Mission Studies Association, and the Scholarship Foundation of the Filipino Community Association. He was a member of the State Bar of California and the Santa Barbara County Bar Association. Jeremy joined the Santa Barbara Corral of the Westerners International in and served as sheriff (president) in -. Following in the footsteps of his father, Jeremy provided legal advice to the local Filipino Community Association. Jeremy served on the Santa Barbara Sister Cities Board and was active in the San Juan Metro Manila/Santa Barbara Sister City Association. Three years ago he organized and formed the non-profit Early California Agriculture and Technology Society (ECATS). Jeremy was a Life Honorary Director of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. He received the SBTHP Pearl Chase Historic Preservation and Conservation Award. In , he was presented the Bayanihan Spirit Award by the Filipino-American Community Association of Goleta and Santa Barbara. In he was given the President’s Award of the California Mission Studies Association. Jeremy is survived by his loving wife, Ada, his adored daughter Melinda “M’Lynn” Judith Hass, his brother Mike Hass, nephew Todd and two grandnephews, Kurt and Ryan, as well as scores of admiring and bereaved friends. A tribute and vigil will be held on Thursday, July , at : p.m. in the
Presidio Chapel of El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, E. Canon Perdido Street. Visitation will be held on Friday, July th, from .p.m. to .p.m. at Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapel, E. Sola St. A funeral mass will take place on Saturday, July , at : a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, East Sola Street. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation with notation “restricted to support of Santa Ines Mission Mills,” E. Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara, California . To leave online condolences and memories, please visit www.wrhsb.com
Thelma M. “Sue” Robertson
Thelma M. Robertson, also known to friends as Sue, passed away at the age of on July , . She was a sweet presence in the lives of her daughter, Vonnie M. Kunysz, and her husband, Gregory Kunysz, and is survived also by her son, Frank E. Forselius, his wife, Tina Digesti, and numerous grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. She worked into her s selling insurance, and was involved in toastmasters. She was a talented artist, as well as making many beautiful and creative quilts. Her lovely, optimistic love of life, laughter and sharp wit and her incredible winsome smile will never be forgotten by the ones who loved her so very much.
Dylan Corselius Willson
Celebrating Dylan July , Today, please share a moment with Dylan. Climb a mountain trail, walk along the sand, catch a wave, bury your nose in a great book or a bowl of steamy pasta, and dance to whatever music you hear, be spectacularly silly and immensely kind. And then... when the sun begins to set, sit with him and light a candle in celebration of love and peace. I guarantee it will be a special time with an incredible person.
am a Catholic homeowner who has worked and lived here for 30 years. I was a sidewalk counselor in the 1980s and 1990s, unaﬃliated with Operation Rescue, and I did not agree with or know beforehand about the protestor who handcuﬀed himself to the abortionist’s car [independent.com/bubble]. I now pray in the quiet of my own home and church because of my family’s suﬀering from the projection of insanity and violence. I would fast and pray the night before my time on the sidewalk, which was a missionary outreach in love to the innocent, helpless preborn babes in the wombs of women rushing into the clinic for help, only to be escorted to slaughter. I was occasionally able to communicate with the practicing abortionist, hoping for a change of heart through loving dialogue. Our kind and merciful Lord has now sent others who are “quiet and polite.” I was polite, but I approached every single girl entering with an urgent vocal plea to consider saving the life of the baby in her womb. Many dedicated sidewalk counselors are postabortion women who now know the truth and have the courage to share with strangers. Who are those “occasionally masquerading as patients to distribute literature inside” Planned Parenthood? — Nancy (Mohan) Gillett, S.B.
he Angry Poodle Barbecue’s kumbaya compromise in “Free Your Hounds from the Pound” endorsing the hybrid system (four district election seats, three at-large seats including the mayor) won’t work. It is no diﬀerent than the full “at-large” system that we have had in Santa Barbara since 1968. Elections Code § prohibits an “at-large” system that impairs the ability of a protected class to elect candidates of its choice or to inﬂuence the outcome of an election. Elections Code §(a)() includes in its deﬁnition of “at-large” any system that combines both district and at-large elections, i.e., the hybrid, the Poodle’s solution. This hybrid is exactly what the California Legislature’s statute bans.
The hybrid has been deemed a ruse to suck in the unsuspecting so that they agree to a compromise. But, in eﬀect, the city winds up with the same corrupt system: an at-large one, dominated by the same power elite, election after election, denying minority areas favorable representatives. How? By making at-large elections too expensive and by forcing candidates to toe the party line and join a “block of three candidates” to convince voters that the “block” will be the best for the city. In fact, the block is just good for the power elite, and the minority areas get no lighting, policing, sidewalks, storm drains, etc. I guess posting signs all over the city that “you are entering a tsunami zone” (when a tsunami might occur once every 1,000 years) is a better expenditure of money — A. Barry Cappello, S.B. than to have safe streets.
n the discussion of citywide elections as opposed to district elections, we do not need to have an either/or choice. We need to ﬁnd a compromise in these discussions. Here is my suggestion: Divide the city into three districts: A, B, and C. Then divide the city again into three districts: , , and . District encompasses half of Districts A and B. District is half of Districts B and C. District sits across half of Districts C and A. Thus, each city voter has two councilmembers — district elections — but in broad areas, not quite citywide, but whole thirds of the city. The city has discouraged my idea, and I feel that’s because a solution is not wanted. —Yates Satterlee, S.B.
Tea Party on Parade
was horriﬁed to see the Santa Barbara Tea Party in the July th parade. It was reported that Paul Lamberton, president of the Spirit of ’ Foundation, denied a permit to the Veterans for Peace because our parade is not a political event. Then why bestow a permit on the Santa Barbara Tea Party? He has recently lauded the Tea Party in a speech. He has no right to use our parade to make his political statement. He should lose his job. I was very upset by this outrage, and so were the majority of people around me. Get a new parade coordinator! — Gale Howell, S.B.
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been California governor for six months when he faced a perplexing decision: whether to sign a bill legalizing abortion in certain cases. By all accounts, the man known for decisive action and iron-clad principles didn’t know what to do. He got advice from all sides, including conferring with Cardinal James Francis McIntyre, who, as you can imagine, was against the bill. His staﬀ was divided. Reagan was beset with soul-searching. The Therapeutic Abortion Act was aimed, according to its backers, at reducing the number of backroom abortions, which made sense. Or a risky trip to Tijuana, like the one made by a young Santa Barbaran I knew in the early 1960s to end a pregnancy that would have devastated her old-world family. She went on to a happy marriage and three children. The law allowed the procedure in cases of rape or incest or where there was a substantial risk to the physical and mental health of the woman. After Reagan reluctantly signed the law, it resulted in an estimated one million abortions, many under the mental-health provision. Few dreamed it would have such an impact. Even its backers were shocked. Reagan was said to have very much regretted signing the bill and blamed doctors for interpreting the provisions too liberally. When he ran for president, he made sure he was an ardent pro-lifer and as a result got backing from the anti-abortion movement.
Abortion was not yet the hot-button issue it is today. Then came the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1973, Roe v. Wade, making abortion legal throughout the land. But the religious right soon began the battle to overturn the ruling. Today, it’s often said that Roe v. Wade is one Supreme Court vote away from being overturned. As much as conservatives on the court apparently would love to overturn Roe v. Wade, it seems to court-watchers more likely to die ﬁrst from the old Chinese torture, death by a thousand cuts by lower courts. In old China, it wasn’t a case of tiny little slices cut from the victim’s body but of large hunks hacked oﬀ until the poor victim died a horrible death. In the last few years, Republican legislatures in dozens of states have enacted laws aimed at restricting abortions by forcing clinics to close. A favorite tactic is to require that providers have admitting rights at a nearby hospital, something that can be almost impossible to obtain. Catch-. Meanwhile, various anti-abortion cases and limitations on women’s access to contraception are in line, heading to the Supreme Court, which has made it clear that when they arrive, it’s ready and willing to hack more ﬂesh oﬀ Roe v. Wade. Two cases in point came last week, with the Hobby Lobby ruling and when the court tossed out Massachusetts’ bubble law, which required protesters to give clinic clients 35 feet of space to enter without enduring intimidation, harassment, or worse. The fate of Santa Bar-
bara’s eight-foot bubble remains in doubt. City Attorney Ariel Calonne is optimistic that it can survive legal attack. I have my doubts and have a bet with optimistic Nick Welsh on it. (I hope he wins.) Under Hobby Lobby, the court ruled for the first time that a for-proﬁt, closely held corporation not only has got that old-time religion but can opt out of Obamacare’s contraception insurance requirements. #JOINTHEDISSENT: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissent in Hobby Who knows what Lobby formed a touchstone for Santa Barbarans, including Jennifer else the court will pull Holland (right), protesting the Supreme Court ruling. out of its Pandora’s box as new anti-abortion cases arrive? Justice Ruth he predicted that there was no way in hell that Bader Ginsburg, for one, is outraged at what the Obama could get a nominee through the Senate. “Even God couldn’t get conﬁrmed,” he told one Hobby Lobby case may spawn. Ginsburg is 81, and there’s speculation that interviewer. she’ll retire (she shows no signs of wanting to) But one Santa Barbara attorney I quizzed before President Obama leaves oﬃce after the was conﬁdent that Obama can ﬁnd someone. 2016 election, allowing him to name a liberal Is there someone bland enough, without a trace replacement. If he can. of ideology, who can score a World Cup goal at When I talked to constitutional author- the Senate? ity Laurence Tribe, who spoke to a full house Don’t bet a case of Guinness on it. when he visited the New Vic two weeks ago, — Barney Brantingham PAUL WELLMAN
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t 3:30 in the afternoon on the Fourth of July — a time when many patriotic Americans have their hands wrapped around a cold beverage — 21 Music Academy of the West string fellows sit in Weinman Hall, their hands clasping the instruments that brought them here: 21 beautiful, precious violins. They have assembled for String Leadership Masterclass with Jorja Fleezanis, a violinist who is one of the world’s most distinguished concertmasters and a full professor at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. And despite the beautiful weather on this holiday Friday in Montecito, they are not alone, because directly across from them there sits an audience of some 30 people whose idea of fun on the Fourth of July involves bearing witness to great teaching. Fleezanis and her students do not disappoint. After leading the mostly soft-spoken young musicians through an opening discussion about the general principles behind leading a section of the orchestra, Fleezanis gets her ﬁrst big-idea answer of the morning. It comes from Mia Laity, a 21-year-old student from the Manhattan School of Music who describes conducting as “putting into visual form the gestures that you hear in the music.” Fleezanis’s face lights up in agreement, and she responds to the remark by explaining that the conductor serves as “a kind of weathervane, something that translates the invisible into the visible.” And as she does so, the afternoon’s ﬁrst big wave of pleasure and recognition courses through the attentive audience.“It’s happening,” people’s expressions seem to say. “Learning has begun.” “What else can a conductor give you?” Fleezanis asks, and when the answer “a vision” comes back, she gets excited again, exclaiming that this is precisely why the discipline of the concertmaster is so important because in tending to the conductor, he or she brings the whole orchestra closer to the music. “Great art represents the ﬂame of life to me,” Fleezanis says, her expressive eyes locked in contact with those of her students. “It’s a mysterious thing, but in music I can hear it and feel it.” And so can we because the depth of the connection here, not only between the students and the teacher, but also between the Masterclass and its audience, has, on this late summer afternoon, suddenly become so immediate and tangible. I got the idea to check out String Leadership Masterclass from Patrick Posey, the Music Academy’s vice president of artistic planning and educational programs, who used it as an
example of what makes the Academy’s core audience special. “It’s the desire for intellectual stimulation that they bring to the experience,” Posey told me.“They will go watch Jorja Fleezanis or Glen Dicterow teaching a String Leadership Masterclass not only for the music but also for the ideas. It’s often the case that a Masterclass will include discussions of broad life concepts along with technical analysis of the music, and both of these are of interest to our audience. The concepts of leadership that our students are learning are universal.” And the instrumental Masterclasses barely scratch the surface as Marilyn Horne and her vocal fellows rehearse and prepare for this year’s opera production of Carmen.
The Masterclass is not the only place to witness evidence of great leadership at the Music Academy of the West this summer. Under Scott Reed, the dynamic young president who took over in 2010, the school/festival has rapidly positioned itself at the head of a new generation of classical musicians, serving as both a top training program and a uniquely stimulating environment for prestigious visiting artists. This season alone, more than 30 guest artists will participate in programming that has grown progressively more adventurous, but without losing the thread of its educational mission. On Saturday, July 12, the Academy Festival Orchestra will take the stage at the Granada with visiting artist Jeremy Denk, the distinguished pianist and author who is without question the hottest classical performer in the world today. Having spent ﬁve days here last summer, Denk, who just concluded a resoundingly successful turn as music director of the Ojai Music Festival, has chosen to come back to the Music Academy this summer for two full weeks and to appear in concert with the Academy Festival Orchestra, rather than only performing in recital. In 2014’s classical music world, it doesn’t get any better than that. And yet for the Music Academy of the West, it does get better because while Denk’s extended stay represents a huge coup, it’s not even the biggest news of the year. Earlier this spring, the school announced an extremely ambitious and far-reaching new partnership with the New York Philharmonic. As of this summer, maestro Alan Gilbert and a team of N.Y. Phil musicians will come to the Music Academy every season for the
LEARNING TO LEAD: Students in Jorja Fleezanis’s Masterclass on String Leadership prepare to become concertmasters of professional orchestras.
next four years. In 2015 and again in 2017, the entire New York Philharmonic will visit Santa Barbara, ﬁrst for a performance at the Santa Barbara Bowl next summer and then to collaborate with the Academy Festival Orchestra in a celebration of the school’s 70th anniversary. For the Music Academy’s students, however, these concerts are just a small part of a much bigger deal because 10 of them will be chosen every summer to travel to New York City in the fall, where they will participate in 10 days of special mentoring sessions with N.Y. Phil musicians and where they will play public concerts of chamber music designed to put the artistry of the Music Academy’s fellows in front of a New York music audience. Patrick Posey, who spends much of the year in New York City and who came to the Music Academy from Juilliard, waxes enthusiastic on this subject, observing that “by the end of 2017, we will have put 40 of our students through this process, where they play chamber music together in New York and showcase for that audience what we are doing here. To put it another way, the New York Philharmonic is coming here, but the Music Academy is also going there, and that’s not something that any other festival or music school in America can say.” A big project such as this one typically has multiple roots, and that’s deﬁnitely the case here. Perhaps the biggest one was planted two summers ago, when Matthew VanBesien, the executive director of the N.Y. Phil, began coming out to judge the Music Academy’s concerto competition. Clearly, VanBesien liked what he heard and felt strongly enough about the talent he had found here to translate his perceptions into action. But Posey also points to another important factor, and a homegrown Santa Barbara one at that, in the generosity and vision of the Mosher Foundation, which has underwritten the Music Academy’s Guest Artist program since 2011. Created by Samuel B. and Margaret Mosher, who owned the 45,000-acre Dos Pueblos Ranch, the foundation today is run by Ed and Sue Birch, close friends of the Moshers and devoted cultivators of the performing arts, health care, and education in Santa Barbara. When Scott Reed came to Birch in 2011, they brainstormed to create something that would have the impact
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PROFESSOR DENK: MacArthur Fellow, Avery Fisher Prize recipient, and Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year for 2014, pianist and author Jeremy Denk (left) will spend two weeks playing and teaching at the Music Academy this summer, including a performance with the Academy’s Festival Orchestra at the Granada on Saturday, July 12.
with the idea for Mosher guest artists.” The Mosher Guest Artist program thus allowed the Music Academy to take its faculty model to another level and to bring in guest artists regardless of whether or not there were other people teaching that instrument. From there, of a catalyst, a program that would transform it spread to the idea that a guest artist could also be an ensemble, like Brooklyn Rider or the entire organization in a relatively short eighth blackbird, who participated in the period of time. Birch describes the discusprogram in 2013 and 2014 respectively, rather sion this way: “We sat around the table for than an individual performer. several hours and spun ideas. The one major The Mosher Foundation’s mission statemissing piece of the Academy’s program ment identiﬁes “a particular focus on partwas the ability to bring in very signiﬁcant, nerships where foundation support will world-renowned artists to spend time make a signiﬁcant diﬀerence in a relatively with the students. So together, we came up short period of time,” and what the Music Academy has done with their support illustrates this principle. While the partnership with the New York Philharmonic is the real game changer, Posey sees this new relationship as “an extension of the Mosher Guest Artist program to another level” and goes on to explain how that worked.“Once we decided it was okay to have an ensemble as a guest artist, we began to think on a diﬀerent scale. We have had certain things in place for a while, but it was really the Guest Artist program that was the seed of what has just happened. A party is only as good as the guest list, and through this program we’ve found a way to expand our guest list dramatically. We have a presence now that’s on a national scale because we’ve done so much recently, and that’s going to continue and get even bigger.” In the LEADING PLAYERS: This year, Music Academy foundation world, this kind of catalyst President Scott Reed (left) and Vice President for Artistic eﬀect has become what every smart Planning & Educational Programs Patrick Posey are grant maker aspires to — creating the bringing more guest artists to campus and sending some momentum that will carry an organilucky Academy fellows to New York to train with the New zation from good to great. York Philharmonic. PAUL WELLMAN
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Although the professional opportunities that it aﬀords to the Music Academy’s students would alone make this partnership with the New York Philharmonic irresistible, there’s actually even more to it than that. Under Alan Gilbert and Matthew VanBesien, the orchestra has become very innovative, both in its programming and in its approach to building an audience for new music. In June the orchestra produced its ﬁrst Biennial — two weeks of concerts all over town, programmed by Gilbert with some help from Juilliard, consisting solely of new music. It’s a variation
right, Thomas Adès himself, in a program featuring pieces by Charles Ives, Benjamin Britten, and Igor Stravinsky, as well as his own compositions. In thinking about all this, one can’t help but look to Posey, who has done such an extraordinary job of putting together the vast schedule of classes, concerts, and recitals, all the while remaining energized by the changes he’s seeing not only here at the Music Academy but throughout the classical music scene.“I’m excited about being alive right now because the music I love is so alive today,” he enthused. “It’s vibrant and it’s reaching people. I am surprised now whenever I hear someone bring up the tired old line about how ‘classical music is dying’ because it has become so obviously untrue, one doesn’t even need to refute it.” Describing the season’s opening orchestral concert, which began in a spectacular ﬂourish of romantic brass with An Alpine Symphony of Richard Strauss, Posey explains the intent of that particular musical choice: “We wanted to give our audience an experience where they could walk away from the concert and talk about it and be able to say that now they really know what romanticism in music is. The whole idea of what we do depends on the fact that our audience doesn’t just come to one concert, that they come back again and again to get the bigger picture. The payoﬀ that comes at the end of intellectual curiosity is when you see this thing that you’ve been staring at for 10 min-
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utes, or 10 hours, or 10 years, and suddenly you get the view from above, the big picture with the context that’s been surrounding it all along, and something clicks.” And that’s what is happening somewhere, perhaps in several places, at the Music Academy of the West right now. For eight heavenly weeks every summer, for audience and students alike, music’s big picture keeps clicking into place.
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THURSDAY 7/10 /: Día de las Comidas On this “Day of the Meals,” dine at one of three restaurants to show your support for Latino Family Services at Hospice of Santa Barbara, which oﬀers free counseling and support groups to help Spanish- and English-speaking community members of all ages who are experiencing the impact of lifethreatening illness or are grieving a death. am-pm. Carlitos Café y Cantina, State St.; Cava Restaurant & Bar, Coast Village Rd., Montecito; Dos Carlitos Restaurant & Tequila Bar, Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Free. Call -.
/: Music Academy of the West Music Concert Series Join for a weekly series of -minute concerts showcasing the talented Music Academy of the West Fellows every Thursday until August . pm. Mary Craig Auditorium, S.B. Museum of Art, State St. Free. Call - or visit sbma.net. Read more on p. . /: Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries This ’s and ’s rock ’n’ roll band will perform at Concerts in the Park, so get ready to dance. Bring a picnic dinner, family, and friends, and celebrate these summer vibes. -:pm. Chase Palm Park, E. Cabrillo
, Americans who identify as anything other than percent straight. Simple black-and-white portraits show the faces of our community, illustrating that we can come in all shapes, sizes, races, and social strata. The Paciﬁc Pride Foundation will host this gala and artist meet and greet, and all proceeds will support the cost of the event. pm. S.B. Art Foundry, Santa Barbara St. $. Visit self evidentproject.com. /: Environmental Defense Center TGIF Series When the days get longer and the sun shines warmer, the TGIF buzz begins throughout the community. Take this opportunity at one of the best happy hours in S.B. to connect with environmental activists,
elected oﬃcials, friends, and family to the beat of live music, food, and beverages. EDC Courtyard, Garden St. $. Call - or visit environmentaldefensecenter.org. /: Great Grandfather’s Drum As part of the Fifth Annual Asian American Film Series, this documentary celebrates Japanese-American culture and the history of the plantation life and heroism during World War II in Hawai‘i through the story of a contemporary taiko drum ensemble. Sushi bento boxes will be available for purchase. pm. Alhecama Theatre, Santa Barbara St. Free-$ suggested donation. Call - or visit sbthp.org.
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/-/: Arsenic and Old Lace Abby and Martha are two charming old ladies with a deadly habit of sharing their arsenic-laced elderberry wine with all their lonely gentleman callers. When their nephew ﬁnds the body of one of their victims, he soon discovers that his whole family is insane. Shows through July (preview on /). Thu.-Sat.: :pm; Sun.: pm. Garvin Theatre, SBCC West Campus, block of Cliﬀ Dr. $-$. Call - or visit theatregroupsbcc.com. Read more on p. .
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/: The Freshman This ﬁlm screening starring Harold Lloyd (pictured), which showcases his slapstick brilliance, will be accompanied by renowned pianist Michael Mortilla as part of the Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd: Comedy Classics of the Silent Era summer movie series. Bring blankets, chairs, and picnic dinners to complete this event. :pm. S.B. County Courthouse Sunken Gardens, Anacapa St. Free. Call - or visit artsandlectures.sa.ucsb.edu.
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versity of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Master Gardeners of Santa Barbara will present Master Gardener Katy Renner, who will provide information on the best drought-tolerant herbs for our Mediterranean climate, including tips for growing, caring for, and harvesting them. -am. Seaside Gardens and Nursery, Via Real, Carpinteria. Free. Call -. /: Pacific Pride Festival Pride’s mission is to build community, foster visibility, and celebrate sexual and gender diversity while raising funds for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) programs and services. This event will be ﬁlled with music, fun, food, and more. Noon-pm. Leadbetter Beach. Free. Call - or visit paciﬁcpride foundation.org. Read more on p. .
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GAME OF THE WEEK /: Soccer: FC Rangers at Ventura County Fusion The Rangers of Glasgow, Scotland, bring a ton of tradition to this match. Founded in , the Rangers have claimed Scottish League championships. They are currently on the rebound from reorganization in , and they are gearing up for the upcoming Scottish Championship (second division) campaign with a series of friendlies that begins in Ventura. The Fusion, coached by Rudy Ybarra, is one of the top teams in the Premier Development League. It features several Santa Barbara players, including team captain James Kiﬀe, former star at San Marcos High and UCSB; Ismaila Jome, a freshman All-American at UCSB last fall; and Tony Alfaro, a two-time All-CIF defender at Santa Barbara High. pm. Ventura College Sportsplex, Telegraph Rd., Ventura. $-$. Visit vcfusion.com. a peasant village and toymaker’s workshop many years ago, along with other selected works. pm. Center Stage Theater, Paseo Nuevo. $. Call - or visit centerstagetheater.org. /: Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Come sing along to a Beatle at the Bowl as Ringo sings songs like “Don’t Pass Me By,” “Photograph,” and more. His music, which draws inspiration from classic blues, soul, country, honky-tonk, and rock ’n’ roll, will be so much more with a little help from Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren, and Gregg Bissonette. pm. S.B. Bowl, N. Milpas St. $-$. Call - or visit sbbowl.com. Read more on p. .
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Grateful Dead Cover Show & Fundraiser Come enjoy an evening of acoustic and electric Grateful Dead music and know that all proceeds raised will go toward Team Kalani, DogsDiabetics, PlacerFor, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to raise money and awareness until type one diabetes is cured. Dinner Set: pm; Acoustic “Reckoning” Set: -pm; Two Electric Power Sets: :pm-:am. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, State St. $. All ages until pm. Call - or visit sohosb.com.
/: Wings of Asia Watercolor “Playshop” Let your inner artist “go wild” with accomplished watercolorist Erin Williams. Sip wine and relax as Williams guides you through an easy-to-follow method of creating your own masterpiece, while surrounded by the beauty of tropical birds and plants. -pm. S.B. Zoo, Niños Dr. $-$. Call - or visit sbzoo.org. /: Edward Gardner, Jeremy Denk Edward Gardner, music director of the English National Opera and principal guest conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, will conduct pianist Jeremy Denk and the Academy Festival Orchestra. pm. Granada Theatre, State St. $$. Call - or visit music academy.org.
/: Give a Dog a Home ReTail Adoption Center Take advantage of this opportunity to spend time with the dogs in oﬀ-leash play areas to help decide if one of them could be your next family member. Adoption Center occurs every Sunday. :am-pm. La Cumbre Plaza, across from Macy’s, S. Hope Ave. Free. Call - or visit giveadogahome-sb.org.
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/: Americana Alive: Made in Santa Barbara This concert will spotlight six artists: Erland (pictured), The Kinds, Doublewide Kings, Omar Velasco, Bear Erickson, and Haddon Cord and will start on the terrace and continue with strolling minstrels, food, and sponsor exhibits. The bands will play short but sweet sets with collaboration in between set changes. pm. Lobero Theatre, E. Canon Perdido St. $-$. Call - or visit lobero.com. Read more on p. . /: Jurassic 5 Hip-hop heads, rejoice: Big, bad, and bold b-boys of old J will be joined by special guest Dilated Peoples for a special reunion show that’s sure to captivate your mind, body, and soul. pm. S.B. Bowl, N. Milpas St. $-$. Call - or visit sbbowl.com.
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/: Blue Visions Author Richard Salas will share tales about underwater beings like the lumpsucker (which, according to him, is “about the cutest ﬁsh in all the oceans”), the cosmic bloom, and the sea goddess, as well as discuss his newest book, Blue Visions: Underwater Photography from Mexico to the Equator. -pm. Palm Loft Gallery, Palm Ave., Loft A-, Carpinteria. Free. Call -.
/: Led Ka‘apana Come listen to one of Hawai‘i’s most inﬂuential musicians. Ledward Ka‘apana’s mastery of stringed instruments, exceptional picking style on slack-key guitar and ukulele, and extraordinary baritone to the falsetto vocal range will make you feel as if you’re on the islands of Hawai‘i. pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, State St. $-$. Call - or visit sohosb.com. /: Transparencies This Studio Sundays on the Front Steps will feature transparencies. Reimage a setting for Elad Lassry’s “Wolf” by making ink drawings of
/: Modern Research, Ancient Methods: Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for Eating Disorders Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Norah McIntire will discuss identifying which symptoms of eating disorders and related issues like PTSD, anxiety, and depression are most likely to respond to acupuncture. Breakfast and networking will be followed by the presentation. -am. E. Arrellaga St., #. Free. Call -.
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Join the UCSB’s Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics physicist Chuck-Hou Yee as he traces humanity’s technological journey from the Stone Age to the present-day frontier of quantum physics and also explores how crowds doing “the wave” demonstrates the idea of emergence. pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, State St. Free. Email Huber@kitp.ucsb.edu or visit sohosb.com.
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TUESDAY 7/15 /-/: Goleta Knitting and Crocheting Group � Even if you don’t know what “slip stitches p-wise onto a cable needle” means, you can still join in on the yarning fun to knit and crochet items for donation to charitable organizations. All skill levels are welcome to create and chat. The group meets every Wednesday. Tue.: -:pm; Wed.: -pm. Goleta Library, N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Call - or visit sbplibrary.org. /-/: Mad Science � There will be interactive learning as Mad Science transforms laboratory science into fun. Additional events on July . Tue.: :-:am; Goleta Library, N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, -. :-:pm; Carpinteria Library, Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria, -. Wed.: :-:am; Solvang Library, Mission Dr., Solvang, -. :-:pm; S.B. Central Library, E. Anapamu St., -. Free. Ages K-. Visit sbplibrary.org.
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WEDNESDAY 7/16 /: Max Talley � Santa Barbara author Max Talley will sign his newest book Yesterday We Forget Tomorrow, which is about a man who wakes up from a coma trapped in a false identity who risks death in the search for his real life. pm. Chaucer’s Books, State St. Free. Call - or visit chaucersbooks.com. /: Blow Your Motor Night This Independent Automotive Professionals Association S.B. Chapter Scholarship FUNdraiser will not only raise funds for students entering the automotive industry but also blow out four engines to a state of complete airbag madness. There will be BBQ tri-tip, chicken, hot dogs, a raﬄe, and crazy fun. BBQ: pm: Engine blow-up and raﬄe: :pm. Elks Lodge, N. Kellogg Ave., Goleta. Free-$. Call - or -.
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Thursday Goleta: Camino Real Marketplace, -:pm Carpinteria: block of Linden Ave., -:pm
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Written & Originally Directed & Choreographed by Stuart Ross. Musical Continuity & Arrangements by James Raitt. Originally Produced by Gene Wolsk.
JUL 16 -26
MARIAN THEATRE, SANTA MARIA
Music by Richard Rodgers. Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on the play “Green Grow the Lilacs” by Lynn Riggs.
Sunday Goleta: Camino Real Marketplace, am-pm
Tuesday Old Town S.B.: - blocks of State St., -:pm
Wednesday Solvang: Copenhagen Dr. and st St., :-:pm
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Calling All Women in the Military
While women have always participated in wartime efforts, prior to the Korean War they were not allowed to serve as regular members of the armed forces — except for nurses — during peacetime. In 1948, however, President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services SKY HIGH: S.B.’S Carol Brinton SelIntegration Act, which allowed fridge (pictured) was one of only females to retain permanent 1,102 women to fly U.S. military military positions. Nowadays, aircraft during WWII. women hold myriad ranks and roles in the U.S. military alongside their male counterparts. Each year, Santa Barbara’s Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation, which was founded in 2003, holds an event in celebration of our soldiers. Produced by boardmember Marilyn Gilbert, this year’s theme is “Honoring Women in the Military” and will be a musical tribute featuring a full orchestra, the Santa Barbara Choral Society, and bagpipers. Gilbert is currently looking to have as many area female soldiers attend as possible. “My idea is to have a phalanx of women march up the center aisle of the First Presbyterian Church to kick off the concert this year,” she said. “It’s time to honor the ‘silent majority’ and thank them for their service to this country.” The event takes place Sunday, November 9, 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 21 East Constance Avenue. If you are a veteran or currently in active duty or know a woman who is, pass this opportunity on to her. All veterans and current military personnel are invited to attend free of charge. For more information, contact Marilyn Gilbert at 969-7183 or firstname.lastname@example.org. — Michelle Drown
left: “I love to paint the beauty of the Santa Barbara landscape. Something about the light here is different than other places,” said Amir Jabbari, who has been oil painting for 30 years. In addition to selling paintings at the Sunday Arts & Crafts Show, Jabbari paints frescoes and murals on walls and ceilings of S.B. homes. “I came here for vacation and then ripped up my return ticket. I just couldn’t leave,” he added.
In 2009, an estimated 2.5 million people filled the streets of São Paulo, Brazil, to participate in the city’s annual Gay Pride Parade. While Santa Barbara doesn’t boast those kinds of numbers (thank the heavens), our fair city’s Pacific Pride Foundation (PPF) still puts on great events annually in celebration of gay pride. And this year is no exception. The main attraction is the daylong Pride Festival, which offers entertainment, eats, and education. Performers include YouTube sensation Cazwell, who describes himself as sounding like “Biggie Smalls ate Donna Summer for breakfast”; Morgan McMichaels, a popular drag performer who was in the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race reality television competition; and Lunden Reign, a rising L.A.-based rock band who recently
completed their first full-length album, American Stranger. The day also includes a dog show, Put Your Paws Up, in which folks dress up their four-leggeds in rainbow garb and have the pooches show their best tricks; performances by area talent including Kat Devlin, S.B. Drag Divas, 2014’s Queen of Pride Azara Sapphire, and Technical Difficulties; and food trucks, a beer-and-wine garden, dance tent, game area, merchants, and a mobile testing unit where PPF’s Community Health Outreach Workers will administer free, anonymous HIV and hepatitis C tests (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.). Founded in 1976, the Pacific Pride Foundation’s mission is “to offer comprehensive health and social services, counseling, care, education and advocacy to anyone at risk for, infected with or affected by HIV/ AIDS; and provide sociocultural services sensitive to the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.” The festival takes place Saturday, July 12, noon-7 p.m., at Leadbetter Beach. For more information on the festival and other pride events, call 963-3636 or visit pacificpridefoundation.org. — MD
The LGBT Rainbow
What was the primary Gay Pride symbol before the Rainbow Flag? ❏ A pink triangle ❏ The Lambda ❏ Judy Garland How long was longest Rainbow Flag ever created? ❏ .5 mile ❏ 1 mile ❏ 1.25 miles What are the six colors of the Pride Rainbow Flag? ❏ Pink, red, orange, green, blue, violet ❏ Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet ❏ Pink, red, orange, green, turquoise, violet . A pink triangle; . 1.25 miles; . Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet.
above: “We wanted to stop here and take some photos at the beach, but so far we’ve spent most of our time looking for parking,” said Michael Pernpeintner (far right) with friends (from left) Mareen Geissler, Charlotte Bernt, and Wakana Takahashi at East Beach. The spirited international students are currently studying at UC Davis and decided to stop in Santa Barbara while heading home from a Fourth of July road trip to explore Los Angeles.
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Complimentary Salon Our informal Friday evening Salon will feature presentations by Pacifica’s faculty on Career Opportunities in Community Psychology and Discovering Your Personal Myth.
This comprehensive day-long program includes tours of both of Pacifica’s campuses near Santa Barbara, plus: An Alumni Panel on how a degree from Pacifica can advance your career
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Joseph Campbell Archive Exhibit
Classroom presentations on Dream Tending and Depth Psychology and the Arts Detailed information on Pacifica’s individual degree programs, financial aid, and admission procedures
An exhibition of artifacts and rare papers from the Joseph Campbell Collection at the Opus Archives.
The $60 fee includes the Salon, Campbell Exhibit, One-Day Introduction, Breakfast, Lunch, Salon Refreshements, and a $25 Gift Certificate for the Pacifica Bookstore.
The Salon and Joseph Campbell Exhibit are open only to registrants for the July 26 One-Day Introduction.
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osh Priester had such faith in Barbara Nwaba’s potential in the heptathlon that he quit
his job as associate director of track and ﬁeld at UCSB and launched a nonproﬁt program to train post-graduate female athletes, the focal trainee being Nwaba. It was called the Women’s Athletic Performance Foundation (WAPF). Nwaba was coming oﬀ a ﬁfth-place ﬁnish in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials and had placed second in the NCAA Championships as a UCSB senior. Her score of 5,986 points was oh-so-close to the 6,000-point milestone that is the equivalent of a .300 major-league batting average, marking her as a big-time performer. But in its inaugural season, the WAPF’s star spent most of her time in physical therapy to treat tendinitis in her left knee. For several months, she underwent something called the Graston Technique, whereby a steel bar was pressed down on the inﬂamed tissues.“It was painful,” she said. Entering 2014, Nwaba had a new lease on health, and the WAPF had taken on a new public name: The Santa Barbara Track Club (SBTC). “Nobody could relate to the old name,” Priester said, “and now people can see it’s from our community.” A youth program is part of its mission. Nwaba welcomed the change. Tom FitzSimons, a decathlete from Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland, joined the club. “Having guys train with us is a good thing,” Nwaba said. “Tom and I ran a lot of hills here [above the club’s training track at Westmont College] to get ready for the season.” At last month’s U.S.A. Track & Field Championships in Sacramento, the ﬂedgling SBTC put two athletes on the podium — Nwaba, second in the heptathlon, and FitzSimons, third in the decathlon. Nwaba, who achieved a breakthrough score of 6,043 points at Azusa Paciﬁc in April, bounced her personal best to 6,307 at the nationals. She is now the 14th best American performer since the seven-event heptathlon made its debut in 1984. Sharon DayMonroe, a two-time Olympian, outscored her in Sacramento, but not by a whole lot (6,470). Nwaba made signiﬁcant improvements in the shot put (478½), long jump (199), and javelin throw (1436). “Not being able to compete last year was hard,” Nwaba said. “I would have been discouraged if it wasn’t for my coach keeping my eyes on the prize — the real goal, 2016 [the Rio de Janeiro Olympics]. That’s what I’m ﬁghting for.” Priester’s belief in her has been validated.“Josh was not so much surprised as relieved,” said Cody Fleming, a UCSB coach who is helping out with the SBTC. “Barbara was this hurricane waiting to happen.” FitzSimons vaulted to third place in the decathlon by winning the ﬁnal 1,500-meter race. His score was 7,645. Both he and Nwaba will compete in the Thorpe Cup, a multi-event competition between U.S. and German athletes, on July 26-27 in Marburg, Germany. Finishing sixth in the U.S.A. decathlon was Dos Pueblos High graduate J. Patrick Smith, who capped his collegiate career at Chico State in May by winning his third consecutive NCAA Division II title. Smith was named the Chico Sportsperson of the Year. UCLA-bound Stamatia Scarvelis ended a long season, during which the Dos Pueblos senior won her third state shot-put title, by placing fourth in the shot and seventh in the discus at the U.S.A. Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
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SKY’S THE LIMIT: Barbara Nwaba, pictured practicing at Westmont College’s track, placed second in the heptathlon at last month’s U.S.A. Track & Field Championships in Sacramento.
NO MAGIC WONDO: Mike Wondolowski’s
scream of joy might have traveled from Brazil to Santa Barbara if his nephew had put a point-blank shot into the net in the waning seconds of a scoreless draw between the U.S. and Belgium during the World Cup knockout round. Alas, Chris “Wondo” Wondolowski, trying to lift the ball over the Belgian goalkeeper, made like an NFL kicker and sent the ball over the crossbar. After Belgium won in overtime, 2-1, Chris sent out a sad tweet: “I’m gutted to have let down everyone but especially my teammates.” Thanks to the heroic eﬀorts of goalkeeper Tim Howard, the U.S. had a chance to steal the game from a superior Belgian team when Coach Jürgen Klinsmann called on Wondo, known for his knack of eluding defenders by making well-timed runs — like the one that placed him in front of the goal during stoppage time. “Everything was set up for the moment,” Mike said.“But then sport collided with the Hollywood script. … The tiny diﬀerence between Chris’s shot going over the crossbar versus ﬁnding the back of the net is the diﬀerence between the U.S. winning with Chris being a national hero and the U.S. losing in extra time. That type of wild swing is so often the case in sports.” He noted that Chris did everything else right during his time on the pitch, “but his inability to ﬁnish on that one touch is what deﬁned his World Cup. That is really tough.” A comment on social media compared Wondo to Bill Buckner (tricky little grounder, 1986 World Series). Buckner was a ﬁne ballplayer, and Wondolowski is back with the San Jose Earthquakes, hoping to continue racking up goals in Major League Soccer. He added something to his tweet: “I know this will make me stronger.” For more sports, including a weekly highlight schedule, see independent.com/sports.
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Granada Theatre A brand-new production of Bizet’s grand opera is set near the mountains in 19th-century California with a giant cast of soldiers, smugglers, and settlers. The fiery, free-spirited, seductive Carmen searches for freedom in a world of conflicting cultures. What is her destiny at the final Fiesta?
James Gaffigan conductor David Paul director Marilyn Horne voice program director
Academy Festival Orchestra Joshua Weilerstein
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 A masterpiece: Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony has been described as beloved, powerful, and majestic. It showcases the sections of the orchestra with brilliance. Highly anticipated performances by winners of the 2014 Music Academy of the West Concerto Compeition will open the program.
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New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert kicks off a new four-year partnership with the Music Academy of the West. He will lead a sparkling program of three chamber symphonies, all written early in the composer’s lives.
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TEA AND HOMICIDE: Linda MacNeal, Leslie Ann Story, and Jerry Vassallo star in the Theatre Group at SBCC’s production of Arsenic and Old Lace. BEN CROP
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ay what you will about Ringo Starr — the man keeps some pretty solid company. And we’re not just talking about John, Paul, and George. This weekend, the former Beatle, multi-Grammy Award winner, and all-around cultural icon takes the stage at the Santa Barbara Bowl, and the backing band he’s bringing with him is worth the cost of admission alone. Now in its 13th iteration, Ringo’s All Starr Band includes everyone from Toto’s Steve Lukather to Journey’s Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren to Warren Ham, and Mr. Mister’s Richard Page to Spinal Tap’s Gregg Bissonette. So, we figured, why not prep with a crash course in rock ’n’ roll legacies? Let’s start with Lukather. As the axeman for Toto, he’s penned some of the most recognizable (and epic) hooks in American rock history (“Hold the Line,” “I Won’t Hold You Back”), but he’s also carved out an earnest little solo career for himself that includes eight shred-tastic full-length albums. As for Rolie, the discography stands for itself. The first (and unarguably best) Journey frontman carried the torch long before the “Wheel in the Sky” started turning and helped to deliver some of the most inspired jazz-rock of the late ’70s. (See 1975’s “Topaz” for a psychotropic intro.) He also can boast “founding member of Santana” on his résumé. With Ringo, he’ll hold down keys, organs, and vox. That leads us to Rundgren, the bonafide black sheep of the All Starr family. Sure, he gave us “Bang the Drum All Day” and “Can We Still Be Friends?,” but dig around a little and you’ll find a psychedelic wonderland of deep cuts with Utopia and Nazz, not to mention one of the most prolific outputs of the 20th century. Richard Page is holding down bass for Starr but will also surely be throwing around some
of those big, yacht-rock-y yelps. As the singer for smooth rockers Mr. Mister, he may very well be ambassador of the adult-contemporary dial, but he’s also the guy that famously turned down offers to front both Chicago and Toto before hitting it big. A man of many hats, Ham is playing triple duty as saxophonist, keyboardist, and percussionist in the All Starrs and brings with him a wealth of experience in the hired-gun seat; he’s toured with everyone from Kansas to Cher to Frankie Avalon. He also moonlighted in the short-lived but hard-rocking ’70s act Bloodrock.
STUDDED: Ringo Starr’s Al All Starr Band is (from left) Richard Page, Steve Lukat Lukather, Starr, Todd Rundgren, Gregg Bissonette, and Gregg Gre Rolie.
Last but not least, there’s Bissonette. An adept jazz and rock drummer, Bissonette has sat behind the kit for Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and, perhaps most memorably, Spinal Tap. He also wins our award for Best Drum Teacher Ever, thanks to three howto vids he self-released in the early ’90s. Apparently, practice makes perfect, and Ringo’s setup only serves to drive that point home.
Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band play the Santa Barbara Bowl on Saturday, July 12, at 7 p.m. Call 962-7411 or visit sbbowl .com for tickets and info. — Aly Comingore
DUB THOMPSON 9 SONGS First impressions are an interesting thing. They’ree set based on many factors, some significant, some less so. Sometimes they can be accurate, but the hazy reggae-tinged imagery that might be swirling through your mind upon hearing the name Dub Thompson would perhaps prove less so. Dub Thompson, at its core, is made up of twoo 19-year-olds from Agoura Hills, Matt Pulos andd Evan Laﬀer. Their music, while undeniably owingg something to the dub/reggae aesthetic, oftenn veers more in the direction of some sort of lo-fi fi psych/indie stew — think Wooden Indian Buriall Ground mixed with a kind of schizophrenic, messyy form of new wave. Fittingly containing only eightt songs (including one named “ Songs”), Songss is a collection of music pulsating with ideas andd surprises. Recorded by Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado inn a rented house in Indiana, it runs the gamut from Casio-pop-meets-reggae (“No Time”) to a slowly decaying synth part that sounds like something out of a dying video game (“Dograces”) to a noisy, Unwound-style freakout (“Pterodactyls”) and all kinds of places in between. At times jarring but
always cohesive, Songs seems bound by a unifying aesthetic: messy, faded psychedelia driven by gritty drums and hyperactive, atonal guitar work, with a touch of synths here and there. In a sentence, it’s lo-ﬁ garage-psych-groove weirdness, but in the best of ways. —Lawrence Moody
FUNNY OR DIE Arsenic and Old Lace has 14 characters, and three SBCC THEATRE of them are serial killGROUP PRESENTS ers. That might not seem like an obvious starting point for comedy, but this classic American play, which was written in 1939 and ﬁrst produced in 1941, has become one of the stage’s most enduring and even beloved properties, thanks to the dark humor of little old ladies who poison their boarders and the long-suﬀering main character, drama critic Mortimer Brewster. Just how long suffering is he? Played by Jay Carlander in the Theatre Group at Santa Barbara City College’s new production that opens this weekend, Mortimer is, according to director Katie Laris, “like Job. Insanity and murder are at the core of his family life, but he’s got to play it all as a farce.” Laris went on to praise Carlander for his natural grace onstage, citing not only his “great comic timing” but also the fact that he “moves so well” as two of the factors that led her to cast him in the central part. With Out of the Box impresario and ﬁne actress Samantha Eve cast as his love interest, Carlander’s Mortimer should have plenty of motivation to keep his homicidal siblings in check. The play’s author, Joseph Kesselring, originally conceived of the premise for Arsenic and Old Lace as a gothic tragedy, but his producers wisely advised him to court a Broadway audience that enjoyed the combination of wacky characters and wisecracks. Some of the gothic elements were retained — horror movie staple Boris Karloﬀ played the serialkilling brother in the original production — but the playwright successfully added a dazzling layer of rapid-ﬁre quips to the proceedings, thereby inventing an entire kooky genre: screwball noir. Arsenic and Old Lace will be at Garvin Theatre through July 26, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. The July 10 performance is a preview, and the Sunday, July 13, performance will be live-captioned for the hearing-impaired. For tickets and info, call 965-5935 or visit theatre groupsbcc.com. — Charles Donelan
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rlando — isn’t that the Virginia Woolf novel about some kind of gender switch?” That’s what I asked Mary Plant-Thomas, who is directing the Elements Theatre Collective’s upcoming production of Orlando, which has been adapted for the stage by playwright Sarah Ruhl. “Orlando is a man,” she told me, “until he turns 30 and becomes a woman.” So I was right? “Kind of, but I prefer to look at it as a three-part sequence in which Orlando begins as a man, learns what it is to live as a woman, and in the end becomes a person,” said Plant-Thomas, neatly inserting the missing link between mere gender switching and the universality that’s at the heart of Woolf’s appeal. by Charles Donelan And how will that appeal, which is tied in with Woolf’s uncanny ability to get inside the heads of her characters, translate to the stage, where so much must be communicated by what’s on the surface? After all, the biggest problem with dramatizing Orlando — one even more challenging than having the same actor play two diﬀerent genders — is that the original text is made up primarily of narration not dialogue. Ruhl’s brilliant solution borrows equally from the conventions of ancient Greek tragedy and the excitement of improvisational comedy. Rather than removing Woolf’s narration and replacing it with made-up dialogue, Ruhl has simply transferred whole chunks of the narrator’s prose into the joint custody of a ﬂexible-sized chorus. “There can be anywhere from three to 10 chorus members, and they can be of any gender,” said Plant-Thomas, adding that Ruhl’s decision to leave this up to each individual production indicated the playwright’s intent that the show “not be done in the same way every time.” Rehearsing the chorus, which in this production will be played by Rob Grayson, Stephanie Farnum, and Erika Leachman, thus becomes a complex process, as each passage involves deciding where and when to change voices. The chorus members must each play several other roles, as well, and even when they stand together, they like to break their narrative speeches apart, sometimes into fragments as small as single words. It’s this dynamic byplay that reintroduces Woolf’s teasing, satirical tone. Morgan Altenhoﬀ rounds out the supporting cast as Sasha, Orlando’s Russian princess love interest from when he was a man back in the 17th century. Orlando will be played by the director’s real-life sister, Tess Plant-Thomas, who auditioned just like everyone else for the chance to become a man, then a woman, and then a person, all while changing clothes onstage and wearing lots of Elizabethan garb. “I didn’t even know she would be on the West Coast when we scheduled the show,” said Mary Plant-Thomas, the Where and when to see Orlando: director, adding that she’s delighted Java Station: July 11-12. 8pm. with the way that Tess has been Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara: bearing up under the pressure of July 13. 8pm. rehearsals. With Elements Theatre CollecCasa Esperanza: July 17. 7pm. tive, the venues play an important Piano Kitchen: July 18-19 at 8pm. part of every production, primarily McDermott-Crockett Mortuary: because there are so many of them July 20. 8pm. — nine separate locations this time Behind the S.B. Art Foundry: around — but also because they July 24. 8pm. put such a burden on the producer, Carpinteria Woman’s Club: July 25. 8pm. Sarah Jane Bennett, who is also the lighting designer. “Someone has to Divinitree: July 26. 8pm. check to see if there’s enough elecBetter Days Yoga: July 27. 2pm. tric outlets,” said Bennett, who will All performances are free and open to the travel from Goleta to Carpinteria public. For info, visit elementstc.org. and back during the course of the ■ show’s run.
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STORM THE BARN, ER, STAGE: Erland headlines an evening of Santa Barbara– born country and Americana this Sunday at the Lobero Theatre.
here’s a reason we call it the Historic Lobero Theatre. The 140-year-old venue, which spent the better part of last year getting a $6.25 million facelift, is considered one of the best concert spaces on the West Coast. With a modest 600 seats, it’s housed its fair share of big-name rock acts, from Jackson Browne and David Crosby to The Avett Brothers and the Smashing Pumpkins. Like our beloved Santa Barbara Bowl, it’s a venue that means more than its capacity numbers — it’s a place to which musicians want to return. In that regard, it makes sense that the Lobero rarely hosts nights devoted to Santa Barbara bands. Between its seasonal series obligations and the high demand from touring artists, the Lobero’s stage remains a sort of Holy Grail for players, a stage that young musicians aspire to conquer. And this weekend, six Santa Barbara acts are going to make that grand ascent. The occasion: Americana Alive, a night-long, by Aly Comingore festival-style concert meant to highlight and celebrate the richness of the S.B. folk rock scene. Spearheaded by area acts Erland and Doublewide Kings, Americana Alive’s bill is boasting sets from Omar Velasco, The Kinds, Bear Erickson, and Haddon Cord, as well as music video screenings and nonproﬁt partnerships with both Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and Blue Ocean Sciences. And, according to Erland frontman Erland Wanberg, it’s all about uniting around the music. “It’s deﬁnitely something that’s programmed by the artists to bring the scene together,” he said of Americana Alive’s creation. “We’re all friends with each other, and we ﬁgured to get together for one big night, it was worth it to try and do something new and big, to go for the Lobero.” Thanks in large part to the long-running Sings Like Hell series, the Lobero has become a mecca of sorts for folk and alt-country music, and Sunday’s lineup is a great testament to the genre’s growing muscle here at home. Since forming in 2011, Erland has nicely straddled the line between pastoral folk rock and toetapping pop, mixing dusty ballads with the kind of upbeat, open-road anthems that California’s folk rock scene was built on. In recent years, the guys (named Wanberg, bassist Mike Mooneyham, guitarist Marko Srdanov, and drummer Nate Keezer) have embarked on multiple U.S. tours, as well as self-funded and self-released a debut album, 2013’s shimmering On Our Side. As for Velasco, the onetime S.B. staple now calls L.A. home but still holds a dear place in our hearts. In recent months, the singer, songwriter, and touring guitarist for Jonathan Wilson’s band has been hard at work on his long-awaited debut, which is now in the ﬁnal stages. Produced by Wilson and loosely inspired by the music and people Velasco has encountered over the past three years, the forthcoming record is both infectious and introspective, calling to mind AM radio staples, as well as the countriﬁed rock of Jackson Browne’s early catalog. Elsewhere in the night, The Kinds and Cord will hold it down for the ladies, thanks to two wonderfully divergent and equally mighty guitar-toting female voices. Meanwhile, Doublewide Kings play a strand of Americana that lies close to the canon; the band cites The Allman Brothers and Van Morrison as kindred spirits. But it’s Erickson who’s acting as the evening’s glue. A multiinstrumentalist and Santa Ynez–bound production wizard, he’s worked with almost all the acts on the bill, and the chance to see him on a stage as illustrious as the Lobero’s seems both extraordinary and long overdue. But, then again, maybe that’s the point.
AMERICANA ALIVE PUTS S.B. BANDS FRONT AND CENTER
Americana Alive kicks oﬀ at the Lobero Theatre (33 E. Canon Perdido St.) on Sunday, July 13, at 6 p.m. For tickets and info, call 963-0761 or visit lobero.com.
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Bob Weir and RatDog. At the Santa Barbara Bowl, Thursday, July 3. Reviewed by D.J. Palladino
JERRY’S KIDS mong its many unexpected pleasures, apparently the jam-band show is a great way to muster Independence Day spirit. (And you thought it was the Beach Boys.) Thursday at the Bowl looked a lot like a sunshine daydream, with people from most of the crazy American stripes. There were black, JAM ON, AMERICA: Bob Weir led the charge white, and Asian, original and during last week’s evening-length ode to the neo-hippie chicks, biker famjam band at the S.B. Bowl. ilies, bros, successful realtors, and even a professional athlete.“Bill Walton is in the house,” said the frat-looking chain-toker seated behind me. And indeed, there was the counter culture’s favorite seven-foot hoopster, standing near the mixing board in longitudinal splendor, sporting a euphoric grin throughout the ﬁve-hour-long performance. Opener Chris Robinson came out barefooted and lyrically voiced, serving up what he calls “farm-to-table psychedelia.” The set consisted of some preliminary loosening-up exercises, ranging from “Try Rock & Roll” to the gorgeous morphing “Vibration & Light Suite.” Like most great jam bands, the Brotherhood understands the free-form lead-in but rarely knows how to end. Great riﬀs too often turn into an instrumental form of scat singing. The same problem plagues Bob Weir’s post-Dead band. But Weir has extraordinary assets to match the dimensions of his own long, strange stage experience. Last Thursday, the show was stolen by newish guitarist Steve Kimock, who at times trance-channeled Jerry Garcia’s light, perfect tone and thundering pedal-less wah-wah. His guitar laughed and screamed. To add to the homegrown splendor, Weir incorporated Ventura violinist Phil Salazar, who never met a tune he couldn’t instantly enhance. The evening built slowly to a combo of “Shake It Sugaree” and “Deal,” and the second set hit awe-inspiring pay dirt with “DarkStar.” Beauty is hard, said Ezra Pound, but it always seemed like the hippie ethos was meant to disprove that notion. When noodling, hacking, and riﬃng connects in a long act that mixes dedication and faith, it often creates something bigger than the raﬃsh parts. If that’s not a working deﬁnition of these United ■ States, it’s at least something ﬁne to celebrate.
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The Knocks. At SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, Wednesday, July 2. Reviewed by Aly Comingore
n 2014, music fans have reached some important self-evident truths. One: No
one wants to watch you play your MacBook Air. Two: Throw enough bass on the problem and even that barely drunk girl in the back of the room will let loose. Three: When wielding a vocoder, tread lightly. But on Wednesday night at SOhO, we barely drunk girls were deprived of the bass and, in turn, had to endure the type of performance that made us draw up the aforementioned truths in the ﬁrst place. The Knocks are two vaguely hip looking kids from Brooklyn. They make some mean remixes, pen a decent hook, and can probably produce the hell out of a pop track. They’re also apparently pretty adept at surrounding themselves with pricey gear and throwing their voices through a pitch shift.
My issue with The Knocks (and the 5,000 other bands who are trying to make this version of live electronic music work) is not the use of backing tracks and eﬀects pedals — it’s the sheer quantity of the ones they’re using. Yes, I get that there’s no way two guys can manually reproduce a song with 25 tracks. But rethink it. Reinvent it. Break it down and put it back together. Don’t ask kids to spend $15 to watch you hit a trigger, wear a guitar, and dance to your own songs.
Yes, the youths of Santa Barbara ate it up and got down and even went so far as to crowd surf through Wednesday’s show. But I’m guessing most of them ■ were a little more than barely drunk.
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SURVIVE STYLE 5: L.A. hip-hop group Jurassic 5 celebrates 20 years of music making with a reunion tour that rolls into S.B. on Sunday, July 13.
MOUTHING OFF: Reunions are a funny thing. On the social front, they might be
the only encounter more horrifying than a blind date. And in the artistic world, they tend to waﬄe between “revelatory” and “train wreck.” In fact, hip-hop circles may be the only place where the word “reunion” is greeted with exhilaration rather than primal fear. In the past few years, acts like Wu-Tang Clan and OutKast have elevated the hip-hop remeeting to festival headliner heights and delivered the performances to back it up. This Sunday, the Santa Barbara Bowl plays host to Jurassic ’s 20th anniversary Word of Mouth Reunion Tour, featuring the group’s six original members (Akil, Zaakir, Marc , DJ Nu-Mark, Chali na, and Cut Chemist), and like those that came before it, I’m betting it’s gonna be a spectacle. Yes, the group has a new single (produced by Heavy D, no less!), but the real draw comes in J’s classically jazzy SoCal summer jams, à la “Concrete Schoolyard,” “Action Satisfaction,” and “What’s Golden.” The show starts at 6 p.m. with equally must-see openers Dilated Peoples and Beat Junkies. Call 962-7411 or visit sbbowl.com for tickets and info. BRING US YOUR BANDS: That’s right, hungry music makers. It’s oﬃcially time to submit your stuﬀ for our Santa Barbara Music Issue. The yearly ode to all that is good in the music scene hits newsstands on Thursday, October 9, but before that happens, we want to hear from you. If you’re a music maker currently living in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, or Ventura County, we’d like to know about it and (most importantly) listen to your stuﬀ. In our attempt to ﬁnd the newest, best, and brightest musical acts on the South Coast, we’re opening up our inboxes to all the Bandcamp, SoundCloud, and Facebook links you can toss our way. In short, if you or your band is interested in being featured, or you know someone who you think deserves a shout, drop us a line at bands@ independent.com. We’ll be waiting, and incessantly checking our email, from now through September 26, so don’t delay! LOOKING AHEAD: And while we’re on the subject of fall music oﬀerings, let’s give a shout to all the good that is headed our way come autumn. Last week, New Noise Santa Barbara oﬃcially announced the 2014 New Noise Music Conference & Festival, which takes over the town October 15-19. While the lineup has yet to leak, the powers that be are already boasting more than 50 bands over the fest’s four days, as well as industry speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and the return of the New Noise Block Party, which last year gave us sisters Haim. In the Funk Zone. Before the sun even went down. New announcements continued to spill in last week, too, including S.B. tour stops for indie anthem makers Bad Suns (Aug. 15, at Velvet Jones), psych garage noodlers Together Pangea (Aug. 24, at Velvet Jones), smooth talking new waver Twin Shadow (Oct. 7, at SOhO), and icy-cool electronic popsters Poliça (Oct. 15, at SOhO). The end of summer never looked so good. AND THE KITCHEN SINK: But before we get too ahead of ourselves, I’m setting my sights on the Piano Kitchen this Saturday, July 12, where a lucky few can catch S.B. singer/songwriter Omar Velasco back on his home turf. The native has been squirreled away down south of late, hard at work on a fresh set of new music. In between, he’s been touring the world (and holding down guitar duty) with Laurel Canyon legend Jonathan Wilson. Velasco will headline the fabled little spot on Rose Avenue alongside Kitchen founder Jim Connolly starting at 8 p.m. And, based on the little I’ve heard of the new stuﬀ, we’re all in for a treat. ■ For show info, visit jimconnollymusic.com.
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS art exhibits MUSEUMS Karpeles Manuscript Library and Museum – Cynthia Grilli: Moment by Moment, through July ; KaSahi Studios: Photography of Lisa Marie Bolton, through Aug. ; multiple permanent installations. W. Anapamu St., -. Lompoc Museum – Eric Morlan: Selected Works 1980 -2014, through Sept. . S. H St., Lompoc, -. Museum of Contemporary Art S.B. – Marinella Senatore: Building Communities, through Aug. . Paseo Nuevo, -. Rancho La Patera & Stow House – Multiple permanent exhibits hosted by the Goleta Valley Historical Society. N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta, -. S.B. Historical Museum – Project Fiesta!, through Sept. ; The Story of Santa Barbara, permanent exhibition. Free admission. E. De la Guerra St., -. S.B. Maritime Museum – Light at Point Conception: Prints by Hank Pitcher, through Sept. . Harbor Wy., #, -. S.B. Museum of Art – Living in the Timeless: Drawings by Beatrice Wood, through Aug. ; Daumier’s Salon: A Human Comedy, through Oct. ; Degas to Chagall: Important Loans from the Armand Hammer Foundation and the Collection of Michael Armand Hammer and Martin Kersels’s Charm series, ongoing exhibitions. State St., -. Ty Warner Sea Ctr. – Multiple permanent installations. Stearns Wharf, -. Wildling Museum – Everett Ruess: Into the Wilderness, through July ; student artists: Visions of the Night Sky, through Sept. . -B Mission Dr., Solvang, -.
GALLERIES Allan Hancock College Library – Children’s book illustrations, ongoing. S. College Dr., Santa Maria, -. Architectural Foundation Gallery – Anna Griﬃn: Prints and Beyond, through July . E. Victoria St., -. Artamo Gallery – Ann Baldwin & Judy Hintz Cox: Re/Introduction, through July . W. Anapamu St., -. Bronfman Family Jewish Community Ctr. – Voices, ongoing. Chapala St., -. C Gallery – Reductions/Formations, July - Sept. . Bell St., Los Alamos. -. Cancer Ctr. of S.B. – Art Heals, a permanent exhibit. Pueblo St., -. Carpinteria Arts Ctr. – Driven to Abstraction, through July . Linden Ave., Carpinteria, -. Channing Peake Gallery – WWBD? What Would Barry Do?, through Aug. . S.B. County Administration Bldg., E. Anapamu St., -. Divine Inspiration Gallery of Fine Art – With Appreciation, through Aug. . State St., -. Elverhøj Museum – Art from the Groves, through Sept. . Elverhoy Wy., Solvang, -. Faulkner Gallery – SBAA Members Only Juried Show, through July . E. Anapamu St., -. galerie – Britt Ehringer: Tacos@ Midnight, through July . W. Matilija St., Ojai, -. Gallery – Rick Doehring and other featured artists, through Aug. . La Arcada, State St., -. Gallery – Asandra: Mixed Media Prints and Bruce Samia: Manipulated Photographic Prints, through Aug. . W. El Roblar Ave., Ojai, -. Gallery Los Olivos – Kris Buck and Terri Taber, through July ; Randee Ward, through Aug. . Grand Ave., Los Olivos, -. The Good Life Craft Beer & Wine Cellar – Lauren McFarland: Ranch Life on the Central Coast, through Aug. . Mission Dr., Solvang, -. Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Ctr. – Donald Quintana, through Sept. . Guadalupe St., Guadalupe, -. Harris and Fredda Meisel Gallery of Art – Los Padres Watercolor Society, through Sept. . De la Vina St., -.
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MINI FESTIVAL by Aly Comingore and D.J. Palladino
t isn’t total world domination that Roger Durling craves, though an ever-expanding film fest is clearly part of his non-sinister, not-so-secret plans. Now nearing its third decade, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) continues to spread. “We always wanted to offer year-round programming,” Durling said last week, munching on smoked tofu at Zen Yai. “After we got the Showcase program oﬀ the ground [the Wednesday-night indie ﬁlm screening series at Plaza de Oro Theatre], my dream was to oﬀer a mini-festival every quarter, representing ﬁlms from a single country.” Hence next week’s Wave Film Festival at the Riviera Theatre. “We want to do a diﬀerent country for every Wave,” he explained. “French ﬁlms just seemed like the most obvious place to start, mostly because they have such a wellestablished film industry and they make ﬁlms in so many genres: thrillers, mysteries, romance.” “This will be our first summer Wave, but I think we can move to other seasons and other countries, too.” Those other countries include Italy and Russia, which also have productive, well-established industries, and will likely be the next waves, if this one breaks well. Durling got some help from the French Consulate and his many established connections to gather the ﬁlms, and the quality of the movies is uniformly high — especially viewed in contrast with Hollywood’s last two months. So stay tuned because SBIFF now has its eyes on conquering the little box oﬃces in town. It may not be total domination, but it’ll surely be a presence. “We’re happy to be the upstarts, launching a year-round show after 30 years of tried-and-true fests.” Here, we take a sneak peak at some of the ﬁlms in SBIFF’s new wave.
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival presents The Wave Film Festival: France at the Riviera Theatre Wednesday-Sunday, July 16-20. For info, visit sbiﬀ.org.
Not My Type
PLAYING DEAD (Jefais le mort) Here’s a whodunit with a great premise that’s wrapped up in the detective. Take a two-bit actor whom every director in Paris is sick of arguing with. Now turn that cliché on its head, and you have the making of a terrific sleuth who questions every motive and stirs through unlikely scenarios for circumstances. The true genius of this film rests in the way a pain in the neck can become a perfect Sherlock.
the rest. Playing the Odd Couple card is no hat trick, but Belvaux’s characters ultimately redeem the tale. Case in point: Belgian bombshell Émilie Dequenne, who breathes new life into her role as a plucky, Jennifer Aniston–worshipping simpleton who steals our scholar’s heart. Combined with cinematographer Pierric Gantelmi d’Ille’s sprawling and unexpected wide-angle shots, Dequenne manages to elevate Not My Type from formulaic to sweetly off-kilter, making for a film that succeeds in spite of itself.
WEEKENDS IN NORMANDY (Week-ends)
François Damiens plays Jean Renault, which is the second sly ﬁlm joke — people keep expecting him to be Jean Reno. Instead, he’s a balding twit, recently separated from his wife and inept but loving as a parent. We keep seeing diﬀerent sides to our chief hammy protagonist, and it makes the whole ﬁlm feel wonderfully unpredictable — a good thing for a mystery. And the scenery is beautiful, too. Director Jean-Paul Salomé nicely frames the crisp French Alps and the little village where a murder and a reenactment serve to upset the social order, spark some sexy time, and remind us that the French have a centuries-old reputation for logic and reason, which is only matched by their love of the absurd.
NOT MY TYPE (Pas son genre) Writer/director Lucas Belvaux is at the helm of this adorable but cliché-ridden rom-com romp, which finds a brooding Parisian philosopher (Loïc Corbery) relocating — against his will — to a tiny working-class town called Arras. Passionately opposed to leaving his cosmopolitan high life behind, our protagonist reluctantly settles into his new home, meets a beautiful but crass hairdresser, and, well, you can probably guess
Two couples, all best friends, settle into neighboring weekend homes in picturesque Normandy, where it’s all brunches and seaside walks — until real life worms its way in. Things start to unravel when Jean decides to leave his wife, Christine, and worsen when Christine begins to feel ostracized by her former BFFs, Sylvette and Ulrich. Passions flare, relationships clash, and somehow, the four friends find themselves among the rubble. Director Anne Villacèque steers what could have easily been a downer story into a good-humored, meaningful, and naturalistic examination of the ups, downs, and in-betweens of all relationships. Spurred on by a solid cast, Weekends in Normandy offers up some all-too-relatable characterizations that hit home in equal measure. Paired with a nifty chronological trick that has all the action taking place over weekends at the shore, it makes for an instinctive drama that looks and feels light and airy — a perfect blend for summer moviegoing.
part to Forestier, who delivers a tour de force performance that stays with you long after the credits role. On the other side of the camera, Quillévéré smartly maneuvers between past and present with breakneck precision, oftentimes hitting her audience broadside with a number of fast-paced (and intentionally disorienting) plot twists. That said, strong characters and even stronger performances are the glue that holds Quillévéré’s nonlinear tale together. A buzzworthy entry in 2013’s Cannes Film Festival, Suzanne easily lives up to the hype.
BROTHERHOOD OF TEARS (La confrérie des larmes)
Another mystery, but this time the broken-family sleuth is a disillusioned former cop, with a freespirited (or at least multicolor-coiffed) daughter who seems to be the only stable household member. When he’s offered a job that mixes zero responsibility with outlandish paychecks, it doesn’t take long for even our boozy hero to realize something is seriously amiss.
SUZANNE Katell Quillévéré is the young (34) director behind this stunning, raw, and emotionally rich offering. Sara Forestier plays Suzanne, a waifish, doe-eyed girl who gets knocked up by a mysterious lover and then decides to keep the child. With little support, the young single mom flounders through life and love as her sister and her father satellite around the proceedings. It may not offer much in the feel-good department, but Suzanne shines brightly in the wake of its brutal subject matter, thanks in no small
Brotherhood of Tears
Tears is stylishly shot and meanders around the globe like a Bond ﬁlm. Maybe you won’t take extreme delight in the ﬁnal revelations, but the ﬁlm will get you thinking about responsibility and how money and power can create some seriously jaded humans. It may sound a little stiﬀ, but it’s intriguingly paced and far better than any ﬁlm Luc Besson made in the last 10 years. ■ July 10, 2014
liam neeson mila kunis adrien brody olivia wilde james franco moran atias maria bello kim basinger
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paul haggis aggis has made his best film to date. superb performances by liam neeson, adrien brody, rody, olivia wilde and moran aatias.” -mick lasalle, san francisco chronicle
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THE FIRST TIME Begin Again. Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, and Adam Levine star in a film written and directed by John Carney. Reviewed by Kit Steinkellner
f you’re a fan of writer/director John Carney, it’s hard not to go into Begin Again with sky-high expectations. The filmmaker’s most well-known feature, the Academy Award–winning Irish movie musical Once, was one of the most surprising hits of the last several years: a cast that featured no movie stars, a musical that got along just fine without entire-cast dance numbers, and a film that broke a dozen conventional narrative rules, did not end happily, and still managed to be one of the most satisfying cinematic romances of the 2000s. Begin Again immediately differentiates itself from its elder sibling with its undeniable star power. Keira Knightley plays Greta, a talented British singer/songwriter obsessed with authenticity, who moves to America with her rising star of a singer/songwriter American boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine). As with most relationships between civilians and rock stars, theirs doesn’t work out, and in the wake of their breakup, Greta immediately makes plans to return to the U.K. Her return trip is derailed by Dan (Mark Ruffalo), a once great, now disgraced record producer who chances upon Greta’s open-mike performance on her last night in town, falls for her music, and convinces her to stay in New York for the summer and let him produce her album. When Dan has trouble drumming up funding, the two get scrappy: hiring student musicians and making the streets of New York their recording studio. Begin Again’s cast is certainly more Hollywood than the unknowns of Once, but it’s a Hollywood cast that works. Ruffalo does his best work in years, Knightley does her best work possibly ever, and Levine proves that he’s not just a rock star but a veritable movie star, as well. Begin
STREET BEAT: A washed-up music exec (Mark Ruffalo) teams up with a young singer/songwriter (Keira Knightley) to cut an album on the streets of N.Y.C. in Begin Again.
Again presents itself as a more-polished version of its gritty predecessor, but just because it boasts more gloss doesn’t mean it lacks true grit; this is a film uninterested in conventional plotting or tidy endings. Rather, its goal seems to be to show the transformative power of music in the lives of its characters, people whose lives desperately need transforming. It might not reach the highest heights of Once, but it still remains one of the most soul-stirring ■ major releases of this year.
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Tammy. Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, and Kathy Bates star in a film written by McCarthy and Ben Falcone and directed by Falcone.
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elissa McCarthy had a 15-year career before Bridesmaids made her bankable as a kind of female Lord of Misrule. She got work, but hopped from sitcoms to movies like The Back-up Plan without much notice. And now that McCarthy is a real box-office draw, everybody expects her to become a cross between John Candy and Gracie Allen. What emerges from this film is the realization that these expectations will likely end badly. At some point, when the screenwriter and director of this movie (who happens to be McCarthy’s husband, Ben Falcone) contemplated what this vehicle might inevitably become, they had innumerable possibilities but only two choices — a great comedy or a moneymaking romp. They chose the latter. This is made most obvious by the two Disney deaths in the film. In the first scene, Tammy (McCarthy) hits a deer, and it lies on the road long enough for us to consider how an apparently callous girl in a comic film might handle the outcome. The deer jumps up and runs away, leaving Tammy a mess but off any moral hook. This easy slide resembles the rest of this lumpy road trip movie; it’s aimless and without consequence. Tammy avoids trouble by trying to be a sweet mess.
HIT THE ROAD: Melissa McCarthy stars in the uninspired road-trip comedy Tammy.
It also settles for the easy moral with a big helping of preachiness. Tammy and her bad grandma (Susan Sarandon, playing an oxycodone-dropping ex-hippie) light out into the wilderness, or at least Missouri, trying to put distance between themselves and their homegrown failures. Somehow the film ends up in a kind of lesbian paradise, where a number of intelligent women surrounding Kathy Bates have made a beautiful world of their own, while not rejecting the outside world — paradise regained. Make no mistake, though: The audience clapped at the end, and the film will surely make a lot of money. But it wasn’t made with commitment — it’s Thelma & Louise without the sting, and even with Sarandon in it, it’s not funny or smart ■ enough to talk about.
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The following films are playing in Santa Barbara FRIDAY, JULY 11, THROUGH THURSDAY, JULY 17. Descriptions followed by initials â€” DJP (D.J. Palladino) and KS (Kit Steinkellner) â€” have been taken from our criticsâ€™ reviews, which can be read in full at independent.com. The symbol âœŻ indicates the film is recommended.
FIRST LOOKS âœŻ Begin Again
(104 mins.; R: language) Paseo Nuevo
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Reviewed on page 51.
(130 mins.; PG-13: intense scenes of sci-fi violence and action, brief strong language)
Deliver Us from Evil (118 mins.; R: bloody violence, grisly images, terror throughout, language)
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war to determine who will emerge as Earthâ€™s dominant species.
Hereâ€™s a great recruiting ďŹ lm for the Catholic Churchâ€™s vocational services. Sure, a lot of people may be put oďŹ€ by all the bad press the clergy has earned in recent years, but did you know there are many diďŹ€erent opportunities for those seeking Holy Orders? Such as freelance demon-chasers and exorcists? Many of the openings happen to be in super-hip neighborhoods like Brooklyn, where this (supposedly real) roving demon dispatcher named Father Mendoza (Ă‰dgar Ramirez) tracks down and delivers oďŹ€ending hell spawn back where they belong. Actually, most of the story has to do with a police detective named Sarchie (Eric Bana), whose gut instincts about crimes and criminals turn out to be something like a demon magnet, exposing his partner and family to the supernatural ravings of Santino (played by intensely smart Sean Harris, who famously portrayed Ian Curtis in ď˜şď˜ź Hour Party People). The story manages to have it both ways, suggesting in opening scenes that the incidents are based on truth yet really bringing it together in all the predictable strands. Thereâ€™s standard-issue exorcism movie stuďŹ€, too, including a look-underthe-bed scene and a donâ€™t-go-into-thebasement sequence. Itâ€™s reality! Itâ€™s a formula! Itâ€™s also not really very scary, until the end when all hell is unleashed in a cop interrogation cell, with a few minor jolts and cat squeals along the way. But itâ€™s fun and boasts a lot of A-list performers in a B-movie pitch to bring the priesthood some much-needed glamour. (DJP)
Camino Real/Fiesta 5
Tammy (96 mins.; R: language including sexual references) Reviewed on page 51. Camino Real/Fiesta 5
Arlington (2-D and 3-D)/ Camino Real (2-D and 3-D)/ Metro 4 (2-D and 3-D)
Planes: Fire & Rescue (83 mins.; PG: action and some peril)
A famous air-racing plane learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, so he enters the world of aerial ďŹ reďŹ ghting.
Fairview/Fiesta 5 (Opens Thu., July 17)
The Purge: Anarchy (103 mins.; R: strong disturbing violence, language) A young couple is thrown onto the streets after their car breaks down in the midst of an annual purge. Camino Real/Metro 4
(Opens Thu., July 17)
Third Person (137 mins.; R: language, some sexuality/nudity)
Paul Haggis (Crash) writes and directs this story of three interconnected couples living in Rome, Paris, and New York. Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, and Adrien Brody star. Paseo Nuevo Sex Tape (90 mins.; R: strong sexual content, nudity, language, some drug use)
A married couple (Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz) scramble to uncover their sex tape after it goes missing.
Camino Real/Paseo Nuevo (Opens Thu., July 17)
SCREENINGS âœŻ Chef (115 mins.; R: language, some suggestive references) See â€œNow Showingâ€? for description.
Sun., July 13, 4:30pm, Ojai Playhouse, 145 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai
The Freshman (76 mins.; NR) Fred C. Newmeyer directs this 1925 silent comedy about a bookish college student (Harold Lloyd) struggling to ďŹ t in. Screens
as part of the Comedy Classics of the Silent Era ﬁlm series. Fri., July 11, 8:30pm,
meandering at the beginning, manic in its ﬁnal minutes as it races toward its ﬁnish line, but it’s kind of fun to watch it all unfold. (KS) Riviera
The Gold Rush (95 mins.; NR) Charlie Chaplin writes, directs, and stars in this 1925 silent ﬁlm about a man who travels to the Klondike to look for gold. Screens as part of the Comedy Classics of the Silent Era ﬁlm series.
Earth to Echo (91 mins.; PG: some action
County Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa St.
Wed., July 16, 7:30pm, UCSB’s Campbell Hall
Great Grandfather’s Drum (57 mins.; NR)
Cal Lewin’s 2011 documentary looks at a century’s worth of history surrounding Japanese-American culture on the Hawaiian Islands. Screens as part of the Asian American Film Series.
Fri., July 11, 7pm, Alhecama Theatre, 914 Santa Barbara St.
Hugo (127 mins.; PG: mild thematic material, some action/peril, smoking) Martin Scorsese directs this tale about an orphan boy living in the walls of a 1930s train station in Paris and his quest to unwrap the mysteries surrounding his late father. Scorsese tries too hard, like he did with Gangs of New York and Shutter Island, and comes away with a movie not really meant for kids. Screens as part of the Summer Kids Series. (DJP)
Tue., July 15, 10am, Paseo Nuevo
Lifeboat (97 mins.; NR) Tallulah Bankhead stars in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1944 thriller about a group of survivors who end up stuck in a lifeboat with the man who sunk their ship. Screens in conjunction with the Ensemble Theatre Company’s ongoing production of Looped. Mon., July 14, 7:30pm, The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria St.
SBIFF’s Wave Film Festival The Santa Barbara International Film Festival presents this ﬁve-day celebration of French cinema, featuring nine recently released ﬁlms showing throughout the day. For more, see page 49.
and peril, mild language)
s r e t a E y k ic P e r a s Dinosaur
After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embarks on an adventure with an alien in need of help. Fairview/Fiesta 5
✯ Edge of Tomorrow (113 mins.; PG-13: intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, brief language, suggestive material)
The most interesting aspect of Edge is its implicit relationship to gaming; there are repeated battles, ascending worlds, and antiseptic violence. It seems to signal video games as the new junk-movieaesthetic principle. (DJP) Fiesta 5 (2-D)
New live show at the Zoo, starring Duncan and Lily!
✯ The Fault in Our Stars
The Zoo’s dinosaurs are sponsored by the Duncan Family.
(125 mins.; PG-13: thematic elements, some sexuality, brief strong language)
Two witty teens meet and fall in love at a cancer support group. Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort star. Every element of this movie sings, from the impeccable casting to the gracefully faithful bookto-ﬁlm script adaptation to Josh Boone’s pitch-perfect direction. (KS) Plaza de Oro 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. If the point of moviemaking was just to dazzle, this would be the ﬁlm of the year. Unfortunately, this thrilling, beautiful movie is nowhere near as endearing as part one. (DJP) Fairview (2-D)/Fiesta 5 (2-D)
✯ Jersey Boys
(134 mins.; R: language
The Broadway musical gets reformatted for the big screen. Clint Eastwood directs. This is one of the better examples of the often tawdry music-world biopic. It may be corny, but while watching it, you’ll feel like hanging on to what you’ve got. (DJP)
Wed.-Sun., July 16-20, Riviera
NOW SHOWING America (115 mins.; PG-13: violent images) This documentary imagines a world where America lost the Revolutionary War and never existed. Plaza de Oro
✯ 22 Jump Street (112 mins.; R: language throughout, sexual content, drug material, brief nudity, some violence) After (ﬁnally) ﬁnishing high school, oﬃcers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) go undercover at a local college. This is college humor at its best: smart and self-deprecating, and perfect for people who love to watch movies that make fun of movies that make fun of stuﬀ. (DJP) Camino Real/Metro 4
✯ Chef (115 mins.; R: language, some suggestive references) 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 Chinese Puzzle (117 mins.; R: language, nudity, sexual content)
A 40-year-old father is thrown for a loop when the mother of his two kids picks up and moves to New York. It’s a messy ﬁlm,
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)
Fairview (2-D)/Fiesta 5 (2-D)
✯ Obvious Child
(84 mins.; R: language,
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some bloody violence)
Donna, the story’s main character, deals with the trials and tribulations that surround an unexpected pregnancy from a bouncy-drunk hook-up. What we have here is a ﬁne, level-headed look at abortion, with just enough tears and dark humor provided not to trivialize the issue. (DJP) Riviera (Through Tue., July 15) Transformers: Age of Extinction (157 mins.; PG-13: intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language, brief innuendo)
A car mechanic and his daughter discover something that brings the Autobots and Decepticons down upon them. The story in this allegedly refreshed fourth chapter of the franchise is confusingly obtuse and only made worse by director Michael Bay’s masturbatory spectacle-making. (DJP)
Camino Real (2D)/Metro 4 (2-D and 3-D)
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a&e | ROB BREZSNY’S FREE WILL ASTROLOGY WEEK OF JULY ARIES
(Mar. 21 - Apr. 19): What are the sources that heal and nourish you? Where do you go to renew yourself? Who are the people and animals that treat you the best and are most likely to boost your energy? I suggest that in the coming week you give special attention to these founts of love and beauty. Treat them with the respect and reverence they deserve. Express your gratitude and bestow blessings on them. It’s the perfect time for you to summon an outpouring of generosity as you feed what feeds you.
(June 21 - July 22): Since 1981, Chinese law has stipulated that every healthy person between the ages of 11 and 60 should plant three to ﬁve trees per year. This would be a favorable week for Chinese Cancerians to carry out that duty. For that matter, now is an excellent time for all of you Cancerians, regardless of where you live, to plant trees, sow seeds, launch projects, or do anything that animates your fertility and creativity. You now have more power than you can imagine to initiate long-term growth.
(Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): This would be a fun time for you to brainstorm about everything you have never been and will never be. I encourage you to fantasize freely about the goals you don’t want to accomplish and the qualities you will not cultivate and the kind of people you will never seek out as allies. I believe this exercise will have a healthy eﬀect on your future development. It will discipline your willpower and hone your motivation as it eliminates extraneous desires. It will imprint your deep self with a passionate clariﬁcation of pursuits that are wastes of your precious energy and valuable time.
(Apr. 20 - May 20): Why do birds ﬂy? First, that’s how they look for and procure food. Second, when seasons change and the weather grows cooler, they may migrate to warmer areas where there’s more to eat. Third, zipping around in midair is how birds locate the materials they need to build nests. Fourth, it’s quite helpful in avoiding predators. But ornithologists believe there is yet another reason: Birds ﬂy because it’s fun. In fact, up to 30 percent of the time, that’s their main motivation. In accordance with the astrological omens, Taurus, I invite you to match the birds’ standard in the coming weeks. See if you can play and enjoy yourself and have a good time at least 30 percent of the time.
(July 23 - Aug. 22): The weeks preceding your birthday are often an excellent time to engage the services of an exorcist. But there’s no need to hire a pricey priest with dubious credentials. I can oﬀer you my expert demonbanishing skills free of charge. Let’s begin. I call on the spirits of the smart heroes you love best to be here with us right now. With the help of their inspirational power, I hereby dissolve any curse or spell that was ever placed on you, even if it was done inadvertently, and even if it was cast by yourself. Furthermore, the holy laughter I unleash as I carry out this puriﬁcation serves to expunge any useless feelings, delusional desires, bad ideas, or irrelevant dreams you may have grown attached to. Make it so! Amen and hallelujah!
(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): Since 2008, Marvel Studios has produced nine movies based on characters from Marvel Comics. They’re doing well. The Avengers earned $1.5 billion, making it the third-highest-grossing ﬁlm of all time. Iron Man 3 brought in over a billion dollars, too, and Thor: The Dark World grossed $644 million. Now Marvel executives are on schedule to release two movies every year through 2028. I’d love to see you be inspired by their example, Libra. Sound fun? To get started, dream and scheme about what you want to be doing in both the near future and the far future. Then formulate a ﬂexible, invigorating master plan for the next 14 years.
(Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Expect nothing even as you ask for everything. Rebel against tradition with witty compassion, not cynical rage. Is there a personal taboo that no longer needs to remain taboo? Break it with tender glee. Do something playful, even prankish, in a building that has felt oppressive to you. Everywhere you go, carry gifts with you just in case you encounter beautiful souls who aren’t lost in their own fantasies. You know that old niche you got stuck in as a way to preserve the peace? Escape it. At least for now, live without experts and without leaders — with no teachers other than what life brings you moment by moment.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 20): Is there an important resource you don’t have in suﬃcient abundance? Are you suﬀering from the lack of an essential fuel or tool? I’m not talking about a luxury it would be pleasant to have or a status symbol that would titillate your ego. Rather, I’m referring to an indispensable asset you need to create the next chapter of your life story. Identify what this crucial treasure is, Gemini. Make or obtain an image of it, and put that image on a shrine in your sanctuary. Pray for it. Vividly visualize it for a few minutes several times a day. Sing little songs about it. The time has arrived to become much more serious and frisky about getting that valuable thing in your possession.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): You know what it’s like to get your mind blown. And I’m sure that on more than one occasion you have had your heart stolen. But I am curious, Virgo, about whether you have ever had your mind stolen or your heart blown. And I also wonder if two rare events like that have ever happened around the same time. I’m predicting a comparable milestone sometime in the next three weeks. Have no fear! The changes these epiphanies set in motion will ultimately bring you blessings. Odd and unexpected blessings, probably, but blessings nonetheless. P.S.: I’m sure you are familiar with the tingling sensation that wells up in your elbow when you hit your funny bone. Well, imagine a phenomena like that rippling through your soul.
(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): While in Chicago to do a series of shows, comedian Groucho Marx was invited to participate in a séance. He decided to attend even though he was skeptical of the proceedings. Incense was burning. The lights were dim. The trance medium worked herself into a supernatural state until ﬁnally she announced, “I am in touch with the Other Side. Does anyone have a question?” Groucho wasn’t shy. “What is the capital of North Dakota?” he asked. As amusing as his irreverence might be, I want to use it as an example of how you should NOT proceed in the coming week. If you get a chance to converse with higher powers or mysterious forces, I hope you seek information you would truly like to know.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): In one of her poems, Adrienne Rich addresses her lover: “That conversation we were always on the edge / of having, runs on in my head.” Is there a similar phenomenon in your own life, Sagittarius? Have you been longing to thoroughly discuss certain important issues with a loved one or ally but haven’t found a way to do so? If so, a breakthrough is potentially imminent. All of life will be conspiring for you to speak and hear the words that have not yet been spoken and heard but very much need to be.
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PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20): Every year, the U.S. government spends $25,455 per capita on programs for senior citizens. Meanwhile, it allocates $3,822 for programs to help children. That’s only 15 percent as much as what the elders receive. In the coming weeks, Pisces, I believe your priorities should be reversed. Give the majority of your energy and time and money to the young and innocent parts of your life. Devote less attention to the older and more mature aspects. According to my reading of the astrological omens, you need to care intently for what’s growing most vigorously.
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American BEACHBREAK CAFE, 324 State St, 962‑2889. $ Open 7a‑2:30p 7 days a week. Covered outdoor patio on State. Great Breakfast & Lunch.
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JACK’S BISTRO & “FAMOUS BAGELS” 53 South Milpas (In Trader Joe’s Plaza) 564‑4331; 5050 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria 566‑1558. $ Extensive menu, beer & wine, on site catering ‑Call Justen Alfama 805‑566‑1558 x4 Voted BEST BAGELS 16 years in a row! www.bagelnet.com
Cajun/Creole THE PALACE Grill, 8 E. Cota St., 963‑5000. $$$. Open 7 days, Lunch 11:30a‑3p, Dinner 5:30p, V MC AE. Contemporary American grill w/ a lively, high‑energy atmosphere & fun, spon‑ taneous events. Featuring fine grilled steaks, fresh seafood, delicious pastas, select American Regional specialties, like Blackened Crawfish‑stuffed Filet Mignon, Louisiana Bread Pudding Souffle. Cajun Martinis, unique beers & well selected wine list. Lunch starts early enough for a late breakfast & ends late enough for an early supper. Voted “Best Team Service” since 1988. Rave reviews in Gourmet Magazine, Gault‑Millau Travel Guide, Zagat & Sunset Magazine.
OPAL RESTAURANT & Bar 1325 State St. 966‑9676 $$.Open M‑S 11:30a & 7 nights 5p. V MC AE Local’s Favorite, Eclectic California Cuisine fuses creative influences from around the world with American Regional touches: Chile‑Crusted Filet Mignon to Pan‑Seared Fresh Fish & Seafood, Homemade Pastas, Gourmet Pizzas, Fresh baked Breads, Deliciously Imaginative Salads & Homemade Desserts. OPAL radiates a friendly, warm atmosphere graced by our fun efficient Service, Full bar, Martinis, Wine Spectator award‑winning wine list, private room. Lunches are afford‑ able and equally delicious.
PACIFIC CREPES 705 Anacapa St. 882‑1123.OPEN Tues‑Fri 10a‑3p & 5:30p‑9p, Sat 9a‑9p, Sun 9a‑3p From the flags of Bretagne & France to the “Au revoir, a bientot”; experi‑ ence an authentic French creperie. Delicious crepes, salads & soups for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Tasty Crepe Suzette or crepe flambee desserts. Specials incl. starter, entree & dessert. Homemade with the best fresh prod‑ ucts. Relax, enjoy the ambience, the food & parler francais! Bon Appetit! pacificcrepe.com
PIERRE LAFOND Wine Bistro 516 State Street 962‑1455 $$ Open Every Day M‑F 11a‑9p Sat/ Sun 9a‑10p Brunch Sat/Sun 9a‑3p Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. A local favorite since 1993. California cui‑ sine showcasing the best local prod‑ ucts. Steamed Mussels, Flatbreads, Grilled Duck Breast, Vegetarian dishes, Sherry Wine cake, Wines from around the world. Happy Hour Mon‑Sat 4:30‑6:30. Sidewalk patio. www.pierrelafond.com
Chinese YEN CHING 2840 De La Vina St. 682‑7191 7 days/wk M‑Sun 11a‑9p, ALL YOU CAN EAT Buffet: Lunch M‑F 11‑2 Sat & Sun Lunch 11‑2:30, Dinner Buffet 5:10‑8:30 incl all you can eat steak, shrimp & crab legs‑ Discounts for kids. Owner /Chef Joe Tzeng‑ Master Chef 25+yrs serving traditional Mandarin & Szechuan delicacies. All day take out‑ FREE delivery after 5pm
Coffee Houses SB COFFEE Roasting Company 321 Motor Way SB 962‑5213– NOW WITH FREE WI‑FI! Santa Barbara’s premiere coffee roasting company since 1989. Come in for the freshest most deli‑ cious cup of coffee ever and watch us roast the best coffee in town at our historic Old Town location ‑ Corner of State & Gutierrez. Gift baskets, mail order & corporate gifts avail. sbcoffee.com.
Ethiopian AUTHENTIC ETHIOPIAN CUISINE Featured at Petit Valentien Restaurant 1114 State St. #14, 805‑966‑0222. Open Sat‑Sun Lunch ONLY 11am‑2:30pm. Serkaddis Alemu offers in ever chang‑ ing menu with choices of vegitarian, vegan, and meat options. Catering Avaliable for parties of up to 40 people.
PETIT VALENTIEN, 1114 STATE ST. #14, 805‑966‑0222. Open M‑F 11:30‑3pm (lunch). M‑Sat 5pm‑Close (dinner). Sun $24 four course pre‑ fix dinner. In La Arcada Plaza, Chef Robert Dixon presents classic French comfort food at affordable cost in this cozy gem of a restaurant. Petit Valentien offers a wide array of meat and seafood entrees along with exten‑ sive small plates and a wine list spe‑ cializing in amazing quality at argu‑ ably the best price in town. A warm romantic atmosphere makes the per‑ fect date spot. Comfortable locale for dinner parties, or even just a relaxing glass of wine. Reservations are rec‑ ommended. RENAUD’S PATISSERIE & Bistro, 3315 State St. in Loreto Plaza, 569‑2400 & 1324 State St. Ste N 892‑2800 $$ M ‑Sat 7‑ 5, Sun 7‑3 & M‑Sun 7‑ 3 Wide selection of wholesome French pastries. Breakfast & lunch menu is composed of egg dishes, sandwiches & salads representing Renaud’s favor‑ ites. Our Brewed coffees & teas are proudly 100% Organic.
Indian FLAVOR OF INDIA 3026 State 682‑6561 $$ www.flavorofindiasb. com VOTED BEST 17yrs. Finest, most authentic Indian cuisine is affordable too! All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet $8.95 M‑S dinner combos $9.95+ Specials: Tandoori‑ Mixed or Fish, Chicken Tikka Masala, Shrimp Bhuna. Also: meat, curries & vegetarian.Wine & Beer. Take out. 20yrs of Excellence! INDIA 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
DARGAN’S IRISH Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St. (next to lot 10) SB, 568‑0702. $$. Open 7 days 11:30a‑Close (Food ‘til 10p, 11p on Sat/Sun). AE MC V Disc. Authentic Irish food & atmosphere in downtown SB. Specialties from Ireland include Seafood & Meat dishes. Informal, relaxed pub‑style atmosphere. Live music Thursday nights. Children wel‑ come. Avail. for private parties. Pool & Darts.
Italian ALDO’S ITALIAN Restaurant 1031 State St. 963‑6687. $$ Open 7 days. Lunch & Dinner. V MC AE DC DV. Local SB favorite for over 25 years offers fast, friendly service in the heart of downtown. Dine outdoors in our heated courtyard. Enjoy new home‑ style cuisine like Chicken Parmigiana or Fresh Fish specials in a comfort‑ able, romantic atmosphere. Vegan & Gluten‑Free Pasta and Salad Options available. Wine & Beer. Full menu at: www.sbaldos.com
Japanese 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.
KYOTO, 3232 State St, 687‑1252.$$. Open 7days M‑F 11:30a‑2p; Sat Noon‑2:30p Lunch; Sun‑Thur 5‑10p Dinner, Fri‑Sat 5p‑10:30p.Complete Sushi Bar. Steak & Seafood Specials! Sashimi, Teriyaki, original Japanese appetizers & Combination Boat Dinner. SB’s only TATAMI Rooms reservations suggested. Beer, Wine & Sake.Take Out. Birthday customers get FREE tempura ice cream & photo on our website! KyotoSB.com
Natural NATURAL CAFE, 508 State St., 5 blocks from beach. 962‑9494 Goleta‑ 5892 Hollister 692‑2363. 361 Hitchcock Way 563‑1163 $. Open for lunch & din‑ ner 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.the‑ naturalcafe.com SOJOURNER CAFÉ, 134 E. Canon Perdido 965‑7922. Open 11‑11 Th‑Sat; 11a‑10:30p Sun‑Wed. SB’s natural foods landmark since 1978 Daily soups & chef’s specials, hearty stews, fresh local fish, organic chicken dishes,salads & sandwiches & award winning dessert . Espresso bar, beer, wine, smoothies, shakes & fresh juices sojournercafe.com
RODNEY’S Grill, 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard at The Fess Parker – A Doubletree by Hilton Resort 805‑564‑4333. Serving 5pm – 10pm Tuesday through Saturday. Rodney’s Grill Menu is Fresh and New. Featuring all natural hormone‑free beef and fresh seafood, appetizers, and incredi‑ ble desserts. The place to enjoy dinner with family and friends by the beach. Private Dining Room for 30. Full cock‑ tail bar with specialty cocktails. Wine cellar with Santa Barbara County & California best vintages by‑the‑glass www.rodneyssteakhouse.com
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 restau‑ rants avail TCP16297 805‑884‑9700 www.spencerslimo.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 loca‑ tion. We are Santa Barbara’s pre‑ mier wine retailer, offering a wide
Wine of the Week Do It For the Love Foundation Wines Amidst the yoga and neo‑hippie rock surrounding Michael Franti’s Soulshine stop at the Santa Barbara Bowl last month was a backstage tasting of wines made to benefit Franti’s Do it for the Love Foundation, which delivers “life‑changing” experiences to disabled kids, terminally ill people of all ages, and wounded veterans. The $19 wines, made by the passionate Italian family behind Napa Valley’s Ca’Momi restaurant and brand, are straightforward and decent drinkers, especially for being kitchen sink‑ like blends. The white puts chardonnay together with viognier, muscat, and sauvignon blanc, while the red mixes up syrah, cabernet sauvignon, petit verdot, and zinfandel. So sip up and know your money goes to a good cause. See doitforthelove.org and camomi.com.
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Thai YOUR PLACE Restaurant, 22 N. Milpas St., 966‑5151, 965‑9397. $$. Open Mon 4‑9:45pm Tues‑Thurs & Sun 11:30a‑9:45p, Fri/Sat 11:30a‑10:30p. V MC AE. Your Place ‑ The One & Only. Voted “BEST THAI FOOD” for 26 years by Independent and The Weekly read‑ ers, making us a Living Legend! Lunch & dinner specials daily. Fresh sea‑ food & tasty vegetarian dishes. Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide selected us as the Best Thai Restaurant for excep‑ tional dining reflected by food quality, service & ambiance.
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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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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 bottling. www.sbwinery.com
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After-School Papa John’s Opens in Goleta Activity Guide by JOHN DICKSON
Will Publish August 14, 2014
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Name of program or activity Host organization Description of activities (50 words max) Days, dates, times (& session info if applicable) Location & address Age range (or grade levels) of participants Cost Contact info (phone required, website optional)
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PROUD PAPAS: (from left) Store manager Asia Ashley, with coworkers Evan Chipman, Gabe Moreno, and James Taylor, stand inside the new Papa John’s Pizza at 5756 Calle Real in Goleta.
apa John’s Pizza has opened at Calle Real in Goleta, immediately next door to Paloma Restaurant and Tequila Bar.“I have been local in Santa Barbara for more than 20 years now,” said Asia Ashley, one of the managers.“I think more people feel comfortable knowing that such a huge name like Papa John’s has local people working on the inside. These aren’t people who have come from other states or other places that we had to bring in to work here. They are all locally hired people. That’s usually a plus.” Papa John’s lets you chose your own ingredients or pick from specialty pizzas including The Works, The Meats, John’s Favorite, Garden Fresh, Spicy Italian, Spinach Alfredo, BBQ Chicken Bacon, Hawaiian BBQ Chicken, Tuscan Six Cheese, and Double Bacon 6-Cheese. Papa John’s owns or franchises approximately 4,200 restaurants in all 50 states and 35 countries. Visit papajohns.com or call 967-2421.
DEL TACO EYES SOUTH COAST: This just in from reader Paul: “Hi John, I talked to a worker at Del Taco in Ventura. She told me that two Del Tacos were coming to S.B. I didn’t get any details but thought I would mention it. One of the ﬁrst groups I joined on Facebook when I signed up back in 2009 was named ‘I’d give my soul for a Del Taco in Santa Barbara.’ Yep, it actually existed.” MESA VERDE OPENS: Chef Greg Arnold has opened his plant-based (vegetarian) restaurant Mesa Verde at Cliﬀ Drive, the former home of Cliﬀ ’s & Co. The eatery oﬀers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and is open daily 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. FUNK ZONE TASTING PASS: Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone is home to an eclectic community of shops, businesses, and restaurants, not to mention some of Santa Barbara’s most popular wine tasting rooms. Recently, eight of those tasting rooms teamed with Night Out Presents to oﬀer a tasting pass and additional discounts on in-store purchases. The pass (valued at $80) costs $52.44 and enables tasting at Carr Winery, Deep Sea Winery, Kalyra, Area ., Fox Wine Co., Corks n’
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Crowns, Kunin, and Santa Barbara AVA. This limitedtime pass is available for purchase now until August 24 and available for use any time or date during the purchasing period, after which the pass expires. See tinyurl.com/funkzone.
FRENCH FEST COMETH: The 26th annual Santa Barbara French Festival returns to Oak Park, West Alamar Avenue, this weekend to celebrate Bastille Day and all things French. Admission is free. Enjoy food, wine, mimosas, crêpes, pastries, music, dance, the Poodles & Pals Parade, and Femme Fatales Drag Revue. TICKET TO PARADISE: A bartender at Miró restaurant at the Bacara Resort is entering a drink in a national contest. Miró mixologist Nanette Rapuzzi has created a drink named Ticket to Paradise, inspired by Miró’s location on a bluﬀ with breathtaking ocean views. Key ingredients: Hendrick’s Gin, St-Germain elderﬂower liqueur, fresh cucumbers muddled with agave nectar, and fresh-squeezed lime juice. When asked what makes the cocktail special, Rapuzzi explained,“The simplicity of the fresh ingredients. It’s super refreshing and can be served over ice or up.”
RUSTY GROWS UP: This is an architectural rendition of what a Rusty’s Pizza revamp could look like on Calle Real.
RUSTY’S JUMPING FAIRVIEW: Longtime
Goleta restaurant Rusty’s Pizza at Calle Real in Goleta, across from the Fairview Shopping Center, plans to move down the street to a Rusty’s-owned property at Calle Real, the former home of Takenoya Sushi. The new building will receive dramatic façade improvements, including a large tower and arching entranceway. A complete set of plans can be viewed online at tinyurl.com/5934callereal.
John Dickson’s reporting can be found every day online at SantaBarbara.com. Send tips to info@SantaBarbara.com.
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, PHILIP A. MORLAN, WILLIAM H. 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 07/17/2014 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 26, July 3, 10, 2014.
FBN Abandonment STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: The Refillery at 418 East Alamar Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93105. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Sep 28, 2012. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2012‑0002825. The person(s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Lacey Grevious(same address). This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 09, 2014 I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinghe. Published. June 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014.
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STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Pella Windows And Doors at 4177 Main Street Pella, IA 50219. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Jun 10, 2014. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2014‑0001502. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2014 I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinghe. Published. June 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Santa Barbara Garden Montessori at 1825 Garden St Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Jan 31, 2012. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2012‑0000322. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2014 I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinghe. Published. July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014.
Fictitious Business Name Statement FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: 1st Class Wine Tours, At Your Service Wine Tours, At Your Service, First Class Wine Tours, At Your Service Transportation at 321 Alder Lane Buellton, CA 93427; Gregory Paley (same address) Maria Paley (same address) This business is conducted by a Married couple Signed: Maria Paley This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Tara Tayasingh. FBN Number: 2014‑0001807. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Good Scout & Company at 630 Foxen Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Jonas Romas Brickus (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Jonas Brickus This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Tara Taryasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001777. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Midnight Mom at 1177 Oriole Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Alison Oshinsky (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Alison Oshinsky 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001609. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Plus Minus Summer at 3463 State Street #156 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Ryan Siuffe (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Ryan Siuffe This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 3, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001633. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Forge+Iron at 527 Fig Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Daniel Patterson 1539 Jay Street Carpinteria, CA 93013 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Dan Patterson This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001711. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: 48VBike at 232 Daytona Drive Goleta, CA 93117; Kenneth Simon (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Kenneth Simon 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: 2014‑0001511. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Wake And Bake Coffee Shop And Cafe at 633 West De La Guerra Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Joseph Thomas Jasinski III (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Joe Jasinski This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001773. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Far West Guns at 2009 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Far West Guns, LLC 10 N. Figueroa St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Ricardo Ornelas This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 11, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0001733. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Enviroscaping Inc at 340 Pine Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Enviroscaping Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Vicki Ann Mora This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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: 2014‑0001692. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Art Forward at 950 Arcady Road Montecito, CA 93108; Stuart Ochiltree (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Stuart Ochiltree This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 11, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001727. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Cairn Publishing at 2786 Ben Lomond Dr Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Gerard Van Warmerdam (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Gerard J. Van Warmerdam This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 3, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001641. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Be A Part Of Change at 2026 Bath Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Chelsey Wang (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Chelsey Wang This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 11, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001722. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Lightlab Studios at 534 N Voluntario Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Erica Schreiber (same address) This business is conducted by a Indvidual Signed: Erica Schreiber 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001599. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Aquatics Club, Inc. at 1318 De La Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Santa Barbara Water Polo Foundation, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Ian Wood, President 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 Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001593. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Soul BB at 2012 Red Rose Way Apt D Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Aldina Ledinic (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Aldina Ledinic This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 17, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Taywinga. FBN Number: 2014‑0001780. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Taco Bell 916 at 1840 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Richard Payatt 1226 Plaza del monte Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Richard Payatt‑Pres This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 11, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001732. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Oxley, Oxley Designs at 433 East Pedregosa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Elizabeth Chapplee (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Elizabeth Chapple This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 18, 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 Adele Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001792. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Mission Window Cleaning at 16 W Islay St #5 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Oswil Tejada (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Oswil Tejada This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 17, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001786. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Cross Town Traffic at 23 Plumas Ave Goleta, CA 93117; Richard Burton (same address) This business is conducted by a Indvidual Signed: Richard Burton This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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: 2014‑0001755. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SAR Construction, SAR Contracting at 5142 Hollister Ave. #104 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Stewart Rasmussen (same address) This business is conducted by a Indvidual Signed: Stewart Rasmussen This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinge. FBN Number: 2014‑0001718. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SM International Wine Dist. at 708 Bath Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Matthew Hitchcock (same address) and Somnath Sarkar 494 Mariposa Drive Ventura, CA 93001 This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Matt Hitchcock This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 18, 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: 2014‑0001797. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Whiskey Richards at 435 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Drinks LLC 360 Oliver Rd. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Phillip Wright This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 23, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Gabriel Cabello FBN Number: 2014‑0001827. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Designs by Christen at 4574 Via Santa Maria Orcutt, CA 93455; Designs By Christen, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Deborah Sanchez. FBN Number: 2014‑0001756. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Montecito Investment Strategies at 801 Chelham Way Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Dave Strandberg (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Dan Strandberg This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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: 2014‑0001809. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Rodan and Fields Beauty at 81 David Love Place, STE 100 Goleta, CA 93117; Rachel Quittner 242 Daytona Dr Goleta, CA 93117 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Rachel Quittner This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 24, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Taywinga. FBN Number: 2014‑0001850. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Marlo’s Therapeutic & Sports Massage at 1128 Coast Village Circle Montecito, CA 93108; Marlo Marcel Tell 5248 Calle Barquero Goleta, CA 93111 This business is conducted by a Indvidual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001823. Published: Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Bowtique Decor at 840 Riven Rock Rd. Montecito, CA 93108; Carolyn Alexis Petersen (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Carolyn Petersen This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 11, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0001734. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Jilli Vanilli at 3022 Puesta Del Sol Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Jilli Vanilli LLC. (same Address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Jilli Spean, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001825. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: New Koosharem at 3820 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; New Koosharem LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 16, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001774. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Luxe De Mer at 2026 Bath Street, Unit A Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Chelsey Wang (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Chelsey Wang This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 26, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001881. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Spa Elan at 2933 San Marcos Ave Suite 109 Los Olivos, CA 93441; Spa Elan Inc. 1210 Cuesta St Santa Ynez, CA 93460 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001624. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Pacific Bridge Wellness at 1900 State Street Suite C Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Pacific Bridge Acupunture & Wellness Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Darin J. Bunch, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 18, 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: 2014‑0001798. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Cleaning Services at 1121 Chino St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Maria Wilhelmina Zvonicek 27 West Anapamu St. #246 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Maria Wilhelmina Zvonicek This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 18, 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: 2014‑0001805. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: MK Analytics at 803 Moreno Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Matthew Kauk (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Matthew Kauk 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001611. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Next Level Culture at 636 Andy Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Business Success Team Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 26, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001885. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Alberto’s Hair And Nail Salon at 32 West Micheltorena Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Nancy Tran 414B Por La Mar Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Nancy Tran 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001631. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: TMI Research Services at 340 S Kellogg Ave. #J Goleta, CA 93117; Derek Taylor 543 Carlo Dr Goleta, CA 93117; John L. Taylor (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Derek A. Taylor This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 17, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001783. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Santa Barbara Garden Montessori at 1825 Garden St Santa Barbara CA 93101; Eva Vega (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Eva Vega This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 24, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001846. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Santa Barbara Backroads at 27 West Anapamu #226 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Adventure Hummer Tours, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Gerard Sybers‑Pres. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Adele Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001916. Published: July 3, 10, 17, 24 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Carlos Alemendarez Natale Futbol Foundation Canff at 219 W Arrellaga St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Intensive Heart Ventures Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Glenna S. Natale This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 26, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001889. Published: July 10, 17, 24. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Simply Paleo at 3554 La Entrada Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Lauren Bragg (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Lauren Bragg This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 11, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001723. Published: July 10, 17, 24. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Capital Marketing, Capital Marketing Group at 158 Cameta Way Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Graeme Petterson (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Graeme Petterson This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 26, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001888. Published: July 10, 17, 24. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Cici’s Natural Nail Care at 405 North Third Street Lompoc, CA 93436; Cynthial S Horton (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Cynthial S. Horton This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Carol Kraus. FBN Number: 2014‑0001944. Published: July 10, 17, 24. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: The Webinerd at 5290 Overpass Road, Unit 5 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Joshua Alan Jones (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Joshua Alan Jones This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 01, 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: 2014‑0001930. Published: July 10, 17, 24. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Spiritualist Church of The Comforter at 1028 Garden St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Summerland Spiritualist Assoc. Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Luel Hawley Sedlak, Secretary This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 17, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Taryasinghie. FBN Number: 2014‑0001793. Published: July 10, 17, 24. Aug 7 2014.
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DAVIDSON LIBRARY Supports the day‑to‑day operation of the Ethnic and Gender Studies Library (EGSL) and the Coleccion Tloque Nahuaque (CTN). Assists users in the identification, location, and use of EGSL resources. Provides assistance with presentations and tours for Spanish‑speaking researchers. Processes new materials for the CTN and other EGSL collections. Works with subject specialists to maintain collections and stack areas. Reqs: Two years of library or related experience; superior customer service skills, demonstrated supervisory experience and training skills; general computer skills and familiarity with library databases; excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Blaze, Blaze PR, Blaze Public Relations at 808 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Perceptioneering, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001900. Published: July 10, 17, 24. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Palm Tees at 442 Lemon Grove Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Samuel Goodman 4355 Cuna Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Walker Odell 442 Lemon Grove Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93108 This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Samuel Goodman This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 24, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001838. Published: July 10, 17, 24. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Sanctuary Centers Of Santa Barbara at 222 West Valerio Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Sanctuary Centers Of Santa Barbara, Inc PO Box 551 Santa Barbara, CA 93102 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Barry R. Skhoer This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 9, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001693. Published: Jun 19, 26. July 3, 10 2014.
Name Change IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF MIA ELIZABETH LEVY ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 1467117 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: MIA ELIZABETH LEVY TO: STELLA ELIZABETH LeCLAIRE THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before
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TRUJILLO; LAURA MARIE FITZPATRICK; and ALEX TRUJILLO, Defendants. this court at the hearing indicated below TO: DEFENDANTS SABAS TRUJILLO, LUCIA to show cause, if any, why the petition for TRUJILLO, RICK TRUJILLO, LAURA MARIE FITZPATRICK, ALEX TRUJILLO, TO THEIR change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING July 23, 2014 ATTORNEYS OF RECORD HEREIN, AND 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa TO EVERY PERSON WHO MAY HAVE ANY Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of INTEREST IN ANY PROPERTY SPECIFIED this order to Show Cause shall be published HEREIN: in the Independent, a newspaper of general PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on June 5, 2014, circulation, printed in this county, at least the People of the State of California filed a once each week for four successive weeks “Petition Pursuant To Penal Code §186.11(e) prior to the date set for hearing on the To Preserve Property Or Assets” in the petition. Dated June 11, 2014 by James above‑entitled action. The Petition seeks E. Herman, Judge of the Superior Court. to preserve for subsequent levy or seizure, the assets or property in the control of the Published Jun 26. July 3, 10, 17 2014. Defendants and property which has been transferred by the Defendants to any third party, subsequent to the commission of Public Notices any criminal act alleged pursuant to Penal NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION (MINOR) IN THE Code § 186.11(a), other than to a bona THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT OF THE fide purchaser. Said assets or property are STATE OF UTAH, IN AND FOR SALT LAKE described in Attachment “A,” attached COUNTY, SALT LAKE DEPARTMENT. IN RE hereto. THE ADOPTION OF E.J. H‑L, DATE OF BIRTH IF YOU CLAIM ANY INTEREST IN ANY OF MAY 22, 2009. THE ASSETS OR PROPERTY IN ATTACHMENT TO: Brett Luis, biological father, last known to “A” AND WISH TO PROTECT THAT INTEREST reside at 3450 Santa Maria Way, Santa Maria, FROM POSSIBLE LEVY OR SEIZURE, YOU CA 93455. You are notified that a Petition for SHOULD FILE A VERIFIED CLAIM WITHIN adoption has been filed in the Third Judicial THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER ACTUAL District Court in and for Salt Lake County, KNOWLEDGE OF THIS NOTICE. Pursuant State of Utah, Salt Lake Department, Case to Penal Code § 186.11(g)(2), your verified No. 132900392. A copy of the Petition in claim should be filed with the Riverside that action may be obtained from the Third Superior Court, Riverside Branch, in Case No. Judicial District Court of the State of Utah, RIF1402238, and should identify each asset 450 South State Street, PO Box 1860, Salt or property listed in which you claim any Lake City, Utah 84114‑1860. All persons who interest and state the nature and amount of believe themselves to be parents of a male your interest in each such asset or property. child born on May 22, 2009, in Santa Barbara You must serve a copy of your verified County, California, who wish to contest this claim on Deputy District Attorney Michael J. adoption shall, within 30 days of the date Mayman or the Supervising Deputy District of this notice, file a motion to intervene Attorney for the Special Prosecutions Unit I at in the adoption proceeding, setting forth the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office the specific relief sought and accompanied at 3960 Orange Street, Riverside, California by a memorandum specifying the factual 92501. and legal grounds upon which the motion IF YOU DO FILE A VERIFIED CLAIM YOU MAY is based. A person who fails to fully and ALSO REQUEST A HEARING to determine strictly comply with all of the requirements whether any temporary restraining order described above within 30 days of service of issued with respect to any of the assets or this notice waives any right to further notice property listed in this Notice should remain in connection with the adoption, forfeits all in effect; whether relief should be granted rights in relation to the adoptee, and is barred from any lis pendens recorded against any from thereafter bringing or maintaining any such property; or whether any existing order action to assert any interest in the adoptee. should be modified in the interests of justice. Published: June 26, July 3, 10, 17, 2014. In order to exercise your right to such a hearing, pursuant to Penal Code § 186.11(g) SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA (2) you should file a Request for Hearing COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE with the Riverside Superior Court, Riverside (RIVERSIDE) Branch, in Case No. RIF1402238, and serve CASE NO. RIF1402238 a copy of that Request on the above persons NOTICE OF PETITION PURSUANT TO PENAL CODE §186.11(e) TO PRESERVE at the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. Such a hearing shall be held within ten PROPERTY OR ASSETS THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, (10) days of your service of such a Request. If you believe that a hearing is required on Plaintiff, less than ten (10) day’s notice to the District v. SABAS TRUJILLO; LUCIA TRUJILLO; RICK Attorney, you should make an application to
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the Court for an earlier hearing, which the Court, upon a showing of good cause, may shorten to two (2) days after service of your Request. IF YOU KNOW OF THESE PROCEEDINGS AND DO NOT FILE A VERIFIED CLAIM AS PROVIDED BY PENAL CODE § 186.11(e) (6), YOUR INTEREST IN THE ASSETS OR PROPERTY LISTED IN ATTACHMENT “A” MAY BE ELIMINATED OR ADVERSELY AFFECTED. ATTACHMENT “A” REAL PROPERTY All property held by, or in control of Defendants Sabas Trujillo (DOB: 02/28/79), Lucia Trujillo (DOB: 07/15/75) and/or Rick Trujillo (DOB: 05/20/77), including, but not limited to the following: 1. Real property located at 14660 Industry Circle, La Mirada, County of Los Angeles, California, APN 7003‑012‑010, and legally described as: Parcel 6 of Parcel Map 7056, in the City of La Mirada, County of Los Angeles, State of California, as per map recorded in Book 73 Pages 7 and 8 of parcel maps, recorded November 11, 1976, in the office of the county recorder of said county. PERSONAL PROPERTY Bank Accounts/Financial Institutions Any and all accounts held by, or in the control of Defendants Sabas Trujillo (DOB: 02/28/79), Lucia Trujillo (DOB: 07/15/75), Rick Trujillo (DOB: 05/20/77), Prestige Striping Services, Inc., Superior Paving Company, Inc., or Yeguada Trujillo, Inc., including, but not limited to, checking accounts, savings accounts, mortgage/escrow accounts, investment accounts and retirement funds, held in any of the above names, or in which any of the above individuals or businesses have an interest, with any of the following banks/financial institutions, to include any subsidiary or financial institution associated with said bank/financial institution, regardless of branch or location: 1. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., including, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: A. Account # 917894578. Paul E. Zellerbach District Attorney of the County of Riverside Michael J. Mayman Deputy District Attorney State Bar No. 191879 3960 Orange Street, 1st Floor Riverside, California 92501 Telephone: (951) 955‑5400 Fax: (951) 955‑5470 7/3, 7/10 7/17/14 SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT CNS‑2638043
Summons SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): NINA BOELSTERLI, an Individual; and does 1‑10 YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO LINDA CROMER, an Individual; DONALD CROMER, an Individual, 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
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805.564.1093 continued on page 61 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) 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. Gary M. Blair, Executive Officer, By Renee Bradley, Deputy Clerk (Delegado) Published Jun 19, 26. Jul 3, 10 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: Joseph D. Allen, 131 E. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (El nombre, la direccion y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): DATE: Dec 20, 2013. Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer, By Jessica Vega, Deputy Clerk (Delegado) Published Jun 19, 26. Jul 3,10 2014.
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The Computer Support Specialist will provide entry‑level technical support and troubleshooting in the day‑to‑day operation of microcomputers, terminals, workstations, iOS devices and related hardware. Assist in implementing and maintaining microcomputer applications in stand‑alone or small local area network environments. Perform preliminary diagnosis of hardware and software problems including, but not limited to, log‑on errors, printer malfunctions, directory problems, or software/hardware incompatibility. Assist users in general use of a variety of proprietary or mass market software applications. Diagnose problems using basic diagnostic software and utility tools and by troubleshooting through a process of elimination. Compose basic documentation of common user problems and resolutions. Maintain inventory of computer equipment and peripheral devices. Install and configure new microcomputers or iOS devices. Operate a computer to input, retrieve, or verify a variety of data. Entry‑level knowledge of troubleshooting procedures and practices, and industry standard diagnostic methods. Basic understanding of PC and MAC operating systems and software applications. Please apply on‑line at www.edjoin.org or visit our website at www.sbunified. org.
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Engineering R&D Scientist (Goleta, CA): Perform testing & analysis, & contribute to dvlpmt of light scattering instrumentation & s/ ware for determining absolute molar mass, size, charge & interactions of macromolecules & nanoparticles in solution. Compose & publish reports & articles. Prep documentation associated w/ Doc Change, instrument production, & applications, incl: user manuals, instrument QC procedures, IQOQ docs, & SOPs. Assist customer support in troubleshooting & resolving customer issues. Assist w/ installations, trainings, & demonstrations when necessary. Ph.D. in Physics or related reqd. Resumes: Wyatt Technology Corporation, Attn: HR, Position Code (RDS‑14), Opportunity@ wyatt.com
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Licensed Vocational Nurse
Under the direction of an administrator and District Nurse, administer prescribed medications according to physician’s and parent’s instructions; dispense medications based on established District procedures and/or as directed; maintain related records and documents; assess students’ medical conditions; administer minor first aid to ill and injured children; evaluate emergency situations; perform routine first aid and CPR as needed; establish and maintain cumulative health and immunization record files for each student; reconcile student health records with student enrollment records; review immunization records and maintain related data; maintain inventory and order first aid supplies; distribute first aid kits to appropriate site or office location; respond to parent and staff inquiries by interpreting and explaining applicable laws, codes, rules, programs and regulations; assist in compiling data for State, County, and District reports of site health issues including results on screenings, vision and hearing reports, annual immunization records and annual physical examination records; preparing list of students with health problems and students exempt for physical education participation; prepare and distribute a variety of health‑related reports, notices and referral, assist in the preparation, arrangements and implementation of health testing programs and immunizations; assist with the care of special need students as directed; attend meetings and conferences related to assigned activities; perform other job‑related duties as assigned. Education and Experience: Associate’s degree in Nursing, and one (1) year of professional experience in public or private health setting as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Please apply online at www.edjoin.org or visit our website at www.sbunified. org
Sr. Digital Marketing Analyst Cottage Health System seeks a Sr. Digital Marketing Analyst to develop and maintain social media outreach and web marketing programs to increase visibility of the Cottage Health System brand. Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years experience in marketing or public relations, and solid understanding of SEM and ethical search engine optimization techniques. Experience with creating social media content related to healthcare is preferred. Cottage Health System offers an excellent compensation package that includes above market salaries; premium medical benefits, pension plans, and tax savings accounts. Please apply online at: www.cottagehealthsystem.org. EOE
SENIOR COMPLIANCE ANALYST
OFFICE OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & SEXUAL HARASSMENT/ TITLE IX COMPLIANCE Implements and maintains the University’s nondiscrimination and sexual harassment policies and procedures by independently evaluating and simultaneously responding appropriately to multifaceted claims, which entail considerable risk in the event of audit and/or litigation, and the immediate needs of complainant(s), witness(es), reporting party or parties and respondent(s) for supplemental assistance with regard to interim protections, if appropriate, and personal and/or emotional support resources. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of years of experience. Minimum 3 years of demonstrated expertise and skill in exercising independent judgment in the assessment, investigation, and resolution of discrimination and harassment concerns. Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and methodologies for conducting investigations, fact‑finding and investigative interviewing. Demonstrated ability to handle personal, confidential, sensitive and complex information and matters with composure, mature judgment and utmost discretion. Requires excellent word processing skills and experience in database management. Note: Fingerprinting required. $54,124 ‑ $64,951/yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For primary consideration apply by 7/21/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20140297
SR. THEATER TECHNICIAN
Community Education Coordinator
FT/benes. Biling. Eng/Span REQUIRED. Coordinate Education Program Present trngs. on sexual assault. See sbrapecrisiscenter.org. Cover letter,
Inspect, access, diagnose, and repair various types of equipment and systems using PC, laptop or iscope software interface program. Perform preventive maintenance and repair of various kitchen equipment, including freezers, refrigerators, forced air and convection ovens, steam kettles, and ice machines. Perform preventive maintenance on a variety of building equipment and facilities, including replacement of filters and belts; service and repair industrial shop equipment, swimming pool pumps and filter equipment. Inspect work done by contractors for adherence to codes and specifications; collaborate with District staff, architects, and inspectors. Operate a variety of specialized repair equipment commonly used in the trade. Work from plans, sketches, blueprints, work orders or other instructions; interpret plans and specifications; check for compliance with codes. Maintain
service records, inspection records, and other documentation as needed. Prepare estimates of time and materials for new construction or repair work. Drive a vehicle to and from work sites, suppliers, and contractors. Please apply on‑line at www.edjoin.org or visit our website at www.sbunified. org.
Install, service, maintain, regulate, repair, and replace plumbing lines, fixtures, fittings and equipment, including, but not limited to, low pressure steam and hot water heating systems, tap water plumbing systems, gas regulators, hot water heaters, drinking fountains, toilets
It’s our highest priority.
Setting high standards is one thing. Embracing them is another. At Cottage Health System, we make it top priority to work constantly at being our best...for patients, their families, our communities and fellow team members. If you would enjoy living up to your potential at a health system that strives for – and achieves – excellence, come to Cottage.
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Nursing • Electrophysiology
The HVAC Mechanic II will perform preventive maintenance and repair on ventilation and heating equipment, including blowers, heating units, heat pumps, exhaust fans, motors, vacuum pumps, water pumps, chemical injection and sump pumps and related equipment.
documentation as needed. Prepare estimates of time and materials for new construction or repair work. Drive a vehicle to and from work sites, suppliers, and contractors. Drive a vehicle to conduct work. Please apply on‑line at www.edjoin.org or visit our website at www.sbunified. org
TO BEING OUR BEST.
• Med/Surg – Float Pool
HVAC Mechanic II
and urinals, and faucets; install, service and maintain irrigation lines. Install, repair and test back flow prevention devices as needed for operational reasons or as required by Public Health. Repair, remove or replace sewer lines and laterals; repair and adjust low pressure heating and ventilation equipment; cut, thread, assemble and lay pipe. Inspect work done by contractors for adherence to codes and specifications; collaborate with District staff, architects, and inspectors. Operate a variety of specialized repair equipment including, but not limited to, power roto‑rooters, power snakes, trenchers, and other power and hand tools commonly used in the trade. Work from plans, sketches, blueprints, work orders or other instructions; interpret plans and specifications; check for compliance with codes. Maintain service records, inspection records, and other
THEATER & DANCE Performs a variety of production duties related to the execution, installation, and maintenance of scenic, lighting, video, projection, and sound designs for departmental productions. May supervise students and limited hire employees. May act as production supervisor on some productions. Some knowledge of theatrical lighting, video, projection, and/or sound desired. Theatrical rigging and welding skills desired. Reqs: Must possess strong theatrical scenic construction, fabrication, and installation skills. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team needed. Notes: Career Staff position, full benefits: 100% time, 10 month per year. (Furlough 2 months during summer). Work hours include some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑Notice Program. $20.75/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 7/31/2014, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs. ucsb.edu Job #20140293
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• Special Procedures Tech • Speech Language Pathologist II – Per Diem • Sonographer – Part-Time • Support Counselor – Per Diem • Surgical Tech
• Licensed Psych Tech • PCA – Villa Rivera • PCT I – Surgical Trauma • Telemetry Tech – Full-Time & Per Diem • UCT – SICU
• Triad Coordinator
• Case Manager – CD Res
• EVS Lead • Food Service Rep • Integration Analyst – HIE • Lean/Process Improvement Facilitator • PFC – Admitting • PFC IIs – Credit/Collections • Physician Practice Consultant • Quality Data Coordinator • Security Officer • Sterile Processing Tech – Temp • Systems Support Analyst – eHealth • Telecommunications Specialist
• Dietitian Specialist – Temp
• NICU • Oncology • PICU • Pulmonary, Renal
• Workers’ Compensation Case Manager
Management • Clinical Manager, Nutrition • Manager, Inventory Control • Manager, Radiology • Supervisor, Housekeeping • Supervisor, ED Psych
Allied Health • Behavioral Health Clinician
Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital • CCRC Intake Coordinator
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital • RNs – Emergency, ICU, Med/Surg
Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories • Certified Phlebotomy Techs • Clinical Lab Scientist • Sr. Systems Support Analyst • Please apply to: www.pdllabs.com
• RENTAL & RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR SELECT FULL-TIME POSITIONS • CERTIFICATION REIMBURSEMENT
We offer an excellent compensation package that includes above-market salaries, premium medical benefits, pension plans, tax savings accounts, rental and mortgage assistance, and relocation packages. What’s holding you back? For more information on how you can advance your future with these opportunities, or to submit a resume, please contact: Cottage Health System, Human Resources, P.O. Box 689, Pueblo at Bath Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-0689. Please apply online at www.cottagehealthsystem.org.
Please reference “SBI” when applying. EOE
Excellence, Integrity, Compassion
www.cottagehealthsystem.org july 10, 2014
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Survival Ballroom Classes for July, now forming. Jonathan Bixby 698‑0832
Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) Mondays 6:00pm‑7:00pm EDA invites members of the community to discuss struggles with disordered eating. This is a 12‑Step group offering an opportunity to share and receive support from others on the journey to recovery. Friends and Family Support Group Thursdays 6:00pm‑7:30pm
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This group offers discussion and education about eating disorders for those struggling and their loved ones. A therapist will offer practical feedback to begin the recovery process.
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Expert in Deep Tissue, 20 yrs exp. Work w/chronic pain, stress & injuries. 1st time Client $50/hr. Gift Cert available, Outcall. Laurie Proia, LMT 886‑8792
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“Get Two Rooms, You Two” – well, it’s more than one.
23 yrs exp. massage, cranial sacral and aroma therapy. Cheryl 681‑9865
La Ventana Treatment Programs 601 E. Arrellaga St. Suite 101, Santa Barbara For more information, please call (800) 560‑8518
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nonprofit dog rescue is looking for fosters! If you love dogs and want to open up your home to a rescue, this is for you! We will provide everything and the dog and you can provide the one-on-one time that rescues need to transition from shelter life! Please contact 964-2446 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Garage & Estate Sales Display cabinets for sale at Jack’s Kitchens, 3005 State St, Santa Barbara. Call 805‑563‑2022 for more details. See craigslist for more sale item photos and descriptions.
Misc. For Sale KILL BED BUGS! Buy Harris Bed Bug Killer Complete Treatment Program/ Kit. Effective results begin after spray dries. Available: Hardware Stores, Buy Online: homedepot.com (AAN CAN)
Marty is a handsome fellow that LOVES kids and to play ball! He’s neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped.
Rufus is a funny guy that has some spinal issues and, even though he doesn’t know anything is wrong, he will need a special home. He’s neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped.
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These dogs would be ever so thankful if you could give them their forever home
Your BEST FRIEND IS WAITING at K‑9 PALS
View our adoptable dogs at www.k‑9pals.org ‑ visit SB Co. Animal Shelter, 5473 Overpass: M‑F 9‑4:30 S 10‑3:30.
Treasure Hunt ($100 or LESS) “NEW” DELUXE DODGER CAP (one size fist all) Orig. $40, now $25. Call Fred 957‑4636. 2X4 Audio FOAM ‑ mounted on plywood. 5 total ‑ $95. Call 569‑6089 or 801‑8953.
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Max is a cute guy that is slowly coming around. He needs someone that will understand him and give him time to feel comfortable. No kids. He’s neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped.
LoveBug is a very sweet guy but for some reason he doesn’t like small children. He’s neutered, up to date on shots, and microchipped.
Cold Noses Warm Hearts (805) 964-2446 • (805) 895-1728 • www.coldnoses.org 5758 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
These dogs would be ever so thankful if you could give them their forever home
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925 Weldon Road Santa Barbara This well-appointed, move in condition 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath 1,700+ sq. ft. home located in the desirable Mesa area offers convenience and contemporary flair with high ceilings, open floor plan & wood floors throughout. Features include an updated kitchen, private balcony with tree lined views & an attached 2 car garage with laundry and more!
Price: $837,500 WILLIAM STONECIPHER
2000 State Street,Santa Barbara CA Bureau of Real Estate, Lic #01914844
Real Estate open houses OPEN HOUSES
501 Brinkeroff Ave., Santa Barbara, C2 Zoned, 2/1, $749,000, Open Sunday 1‑4, Goodwin & Thyne Properties, Anthony Bordin, 805‑729‑0527
870 Windsor Court 4BD/2BA, Sunday 2‑4, $1,100,000, Marie Sue Parsons 805.895.4866. Coldwell Banker
4015 Lago Drive 2BD/2BA, Sun 2‑4, $1,680,000, Sally Dewan 805.895.7177 805.886.1842. Coldwell Banker
4030 Mariposa Drive 4+ GH, Sun 2‑4, $3,698,000. C. Scott McCosker 687‑2436. Coldwell Banker
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
Montecito 1032 Fairway Road 2BD/2BA, Sun By Appt., Bonnie Jo Danely 689‑1818, $1,100,000. Coldwell Banker 1135 Summit Road 3BD/4.5BA, Sat 2‑4, Sun 1‑4, Ingrid A. Smith 689‑2396, $3,995,000. Coldwell Banker
Ojai 363 Riverside Road 3BD/3.5BA, Sun 1‑4, $895,000, Annie Sancedo 689‑1091. Coldwell Banker
Riviera 918 Garcia Road 3BD/2BA, Sun 1‑4, $1,495,000, Wolfe/Lomas 722‑0322. Coldwell Banker
Santa Barbara 1022 Canon Perdido 3BD/2BA, Sun 2‑4, $1,175,000, Betsy Zwick 452‑5501. Coldwell Banker 121 E. Islay Street 3BD/2.5BA, Sun 1‑4, $1,150,000, Bollinger/Edic 220‑8808. Coldwell Banker 122 Juana Maria Avenue 2BD/2BA, Sun 1‑4, $725,000, Sam Nusbaum 310‑227‑7087. Coldwell Banker 1294 Bel Air Drive 4BD/3BA, Sat 2‑4, Sun 2‑5, $1,650,000, Kirk Hodson 886‑6527. Coldwell Banker 165 Via Lee, 4BD, 3.5BA. Open Sunday 1‑4. $1,059,000. Gloria Burns , Remax Gold Coast Realtors, (805) 689‑6920 2117 Monterey Street 3BD/2BA, Sunday 1‑4, $789,000, Don Haws 805.895.7653. Coldwell Banker 24 W. Calle Crespis 1BD/1.5BA, Sun 2‑4, $715,000, Dan Failla 708‑1276. Coldwell Banker 26 W. Calle Crespis 2BD/2.5BA, Sun 2‑4, $895,000, Dan Failla 708‑1276. Coldwell Banker 2641 State St. W3, Santa Barbara, 3/2, $725,000, Open Sunday 1‑4, Goodwin & Thyne Properties, Stu Morse, 805‑705‑0161 3835 Mariana Way 2BD/BA, Sun 1‑4, Mark Moseley 805.570.0363, $619,000. Coldwell Banker
Ranch/Acreage For Sale
SUMMER MOVE‑IN Specials. 2BDs $1470+ & 3BD flat or townhouses $2190. Near UCSB, shops, park, beach, theater, golf. Sesame Tree Apts 6930 Whittier Dr. Hector 968‑2549
SECLUDED 39 Acre Ranch $218 Month! Secluded‑quiet 6,100’ northern AZ ranch. Evergreen trees/ meadowland blend. Sweeping ridge top mountain/valley views. Borders 640 acres of Federal woodlands. Free well access, camping and RV ok. $22,500, $2,250 down, guaranteed financing. Pics, maps, weather, area info. 1st United 800.966.6690 arizonaland.com (Cal‑SCAN)
rentals RENTAL PROPERTIES Apartments & Condos For Rent 1 BDRM Townhouse Near Beach Parking $1275/month. 968‑2011. VISIT MODEL. www.silverwoodtownhouses.com. SUMMER MOVE‑IN $1050 1BD Corner of Hope & San Remo‑N State St‑Barbara Apts Quiet NP 687‑0610 SUMMER Move‑In Specials‑Studios $1050+ & 1BDs $1150+ in beautiful garden setting! Pool, lndry & off‑street parking at Michelle Apartments. 340 Rutherford St. NP. Call Erin 967‑6614
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SUMMER MOVE‑IN SPECIALS:1BD near SBCC & beach @ Carla Apts NP. 530 W Cota $1050 Rosa 965‑3200
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Furn DECORATED RM in interesting house full of Ethnic Art. Share house w/66 yr old female. Prefer quiet, mature female as tennant/housmate. Incl all utils. laundry, fireplace, WiFi, linens. Must like cats, I have 2. Large patio, pool, hot‑tub. $1050/mo, $1050 dep. 805‑569‑2331 after 10am.
GARDENING LANDSCAPING: Comm/ Res.FREE Estimate.Yard clean‑up,maint, garbage, lawns, hauling & sprinklers.15 +yrs.Juan Jimenez 452‑5220, 968‑0041
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