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The Santa Barbara Museum of Art takes Atelier outside the box for an eccentric evening inspired by Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art and Living in the Timeless: Drawings by Beatrice Wood. Event highlights include: •

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News of the Week

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FANCY DANCING: DUI defense lawyer Darryl Genis (left) and his attorney, Michael Fremont, celebrated after Genis was exonerated Friday afternoon.



Video Shmideo DUI Attorney Cleared of Contempt Charges



prominent Santa Barbara defense attorney accused of tampering with and photographing an opposing prosecutor’s notes during a recent DUI trial has been cleared of any wrongdoing. Darryl Genis, facing three allegations in a contempt-of-court complaint, emerged victorious after an hour-long hearing Friday afternoon in front of Judge Donna Geck. “This is a classic case of why you hire good lawyers even when you’re innocent,” he told reporters outside the courtroom. In her ruling, which she said she was “reluctant” to give, Geck declared that the allegations had not been proved beyond a reasonable doubt. She provided no further explanation. The official counts were “abusing the process of the court by willfully deceiving the court,” “violating rules of court by photographing opposing counsel’s trial notes,” and “abusing the process of the court by interfering with the opposing counsel’s trial notes.” Each carried a potential $1,000 fine or five days in jail. The charges arose out of a June 9 incident in Judge Brian Hill’s courtroom that was caught on a surveillance camera. Pointing to that visual evidence and transcripts of the hearing, Hill alleged in the contempt filing that Genis had snapped a picture of prosecutor Justin Greene’s papers with his cell phone before hiding a document under a stack of files. Genis denied the allegations at the time, and his attorneys during this week’s hearing — Michael Fremont from San Diego and Donald Bartell of Riverside — reiterated his innocence to Geck. Fremont and Bartell presented a number of arguments for why the statements and exhibits 10


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included in the contempt-of-court complaint should not be considered as evidence, claiming hearsay, lack of foundation, information not provided under oath, questionable authenticity of the surveillance video, and so forth. They also argued that when Hill initially confronted Genis with Greene’s accusations, it was unclear what exactly Hill was alleging — the judge’s language was vague and incomplete, said Fremont and Bartell — and that Genis had every right under due process to defend himself against the charges at the time. That denial, they said, could not be construed as “deceiving the court.” Genis’s defense attorneys also argued that the surveillance footage failed to prove Genis had taken a picture as no flash could be seen and no one in the courtroom testified to seeing the attorney use his phone to capture an image. Geck, who appeared incredulous if not slightly impatient with Fremont and Bartell’s arguments during the hearing, said she “couldn’t agree” that no photo was taken. Geck also interjected when Bartell said there was no evidence that Genis had touched Greene’s materials. “How can you say that?” Geck asked in reference to the video footage. Fremont and Bartell also stated that in trials, exhibits belong to the court not to individual lawyers and that attorneys frequently pick up and move documents from each other’s tables. They also noted that Genis’s supposed actions took place during a recess in the proceedings and that while Genis had been admonished by Hill in a previous trial not to record with his phone, Hill only specified video and audio recordings not still images. Even if Genis had touched Greene’s notes, they went on, it didn’t interfere with Greene’s ability to continue prosecuting the case when they came back from recess and so wouldn’t amount to “abusing the

process of the court.” Geck, at the time, appeared unconvinced. “But what justification does he have to touch anything?” she asked. Nevertheless, Geck’s ruling came swiftly and decisively, and Genis and his attorneys celebrated in the courthouse hallway afterward. Fremont said it was unfortunate that the court and the District Attorney’s Office had made such strong accusations in the first place, and he said he hoped all parties could move forward. Fremont explained “things happen” in the “heat of the moment” of trial and that it’s not uncommon for lawyers to lose their temper or “make stupid statements.” Even so, he went on, whatever acts Genis carried out didn’t justify the charges, and the video didn’t show the evidence of what the allegations claimed. When asked what the video did show him doing, Genis coyly responded, “I was collecting a piece of evidence,” before Bartell cut him off and said his client would not be issuing any more statements. (In two unrelated cases, Genis has appealed a February ruling by a State Bar of California judge, who recommended he be suspended for 90 days for committing misconduct and “multiple acts of wrongdoing.” State Bar attorneys are also appealing the ruling, arguing that the recommendation is too lenient. The appeal decisions are pending.) The contempt-of-court commotion temporarily eclipsed the far more serious evidentiary matter that Genis was pursuing when the video shenanigans occurred. At issue is whether prosecutors turned over to defense attorneys key evidence that they knew — or should have known — could have been used to attack the technical integrity of the blood-alcohol tests upon which their cases so heavily rest. If proved to be true, such a finding could call cont’d page 12 

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No one was killed or stabbed during this year’s Fiesta, according to police spokesperson Sgt. Riley Harwood, but the number of felony and misdemeanor arrests — 110 in all — was up substantially from the year before as were the number of DUI arrests and municipal code infractions and miscellaneous violations. The number of traffic and parking citations, however, dropped dramatically. Police budgeted $425,000 for costs, and up to 100 law enforcement officers were on the streets Friday and Saturday nights. Harwood noted the highest number of arrests took place at the start of Fiesta on Wednesday and Thursday nights. “It’s important to set the right tone from the start,” he said. Harwood added that the use of Klieg lights has proved highly effective. Likewise, he noted that this year’s Cruiser Run (the 35th) had an estimated 1,500 fewer bicycle riders than the previous year — which had 5,000 — and that 24 citations were issued, mostly for running red lights. He suggested Sunday morning’s light rain may have dissuaded some riders from participating. After police throughout Southern California went on the hunt for Joshua Ivan Martinez, 28 — accused of abducting his 6-month-old daughter, Nayeli, from Santa Barbara on 8/3 following a violent domestic dispute — he and the infant were caught in San Ysidro, near the Mexican border, on 8/4. The search prompted an Amber Alert throughout San Diego County that put all manner of law enforcement on high alert. The baby is safe, and no additional details were released.

CITY The City Council voted unanimously behind closed doors not to appeal Judge Colleen Sterne’s decision two weeks ago to reject the gang injunction first proposed by Police Chief Cam Sanchez and Mayor Helene Schneider in March 2011. Sterne ruled that the safety zones outlined in the proposed injunction were way too big, the statistics maintained by the city police department were way too nebulous, the expert witnesses were either not persuasive or not credible, traditional law enforcement techniques have proved effective, and most citizens were not living in a state of fear because of gang activity. Schneider said the council respected the judge’s decision but also pledged to maintain the safety of residents and tourists. Critics of the injunction objected how the decision to pursue it in the first place had been made behind closed doors, as well.

COUNTY Measure O — the November ballot item asking voters to increase the hotel bed tax in the county’s unincorporated regions from 10 percent to 12.5 percent — is a “sensible proposal” that would only be felt by visitors and could yield an extra $1.9 million for the county to spend on public safety, social services, and infrastructure, argued Supervisor Steve Lavagnino (on behalf of three of his colleagues) in recently released ballot language. Supervisor Peter Adam countered it would force tourists elsewhere and criticized his coworkers for championing this after denouncing Measure M, the failed June initiative that would have pegged millions of dollars annually


Third Time the Charm?

LATEST WRINKLE: Rick Caruso, the third developer to promise to rebuild the Miramar Hotel, is now unveiling his third plan for public review.

Los Angeles developer Rick Caruso has announced his intentions to submit a new set of plans for “reimagining” Montecito’s long-storied but long-dormant Miramar Hotel, which would make it his third go-around since acquiring the property in 2007. The new plans, which will have to run the gauntlet of Montecito’s design review process, promise “an intimate, smaller design,” reducing the number of rooms from 186 to 170. While Montecitans have been clamoring to have the hotel rebuilt, Caruso has not escaped the curse that seems to have afflicted the property since being shut down 14 years ago. Not only is he now on his third set of plans, but he’s also the third developer to attempt resurrecting what was once the first posh hotel on the coast. Early on, Caruso unleashed a formidable charm offensive, winning the fickle hearts and minds of Montecitans. But since securing the first county approval in 2008, nothing has been built. Hotel financing was in notably short supply in the wake of the recession. Two years ago, Caruso asked for and got a controversial tax break from the county as an incentive to deliver, but the two sides could not come to terms when it got to the fine print of the deal. Caruso’s announcement comes at a time when county planners are exploring plans with Caltrans to build a roundabout by San Ysidro and Coast Village roads to help address traffic issues there. Such a roundabout would impinge on a parcel that was to feature a new spa, but the parcel now calls for a parking lot. The new plans are slated to go before the Montecito Board of Architectural Review later this month and after that to — Nick Welsh the Montecito Planning Commission.

to maintenance spending. If a majority of voters okay Measure O, the new rate would take effect in January. A federal lawsuit filed last fall by Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and the Environmental Defense Center against Ojai Quarry owner Larry Mosler ended in a settlement this week. The environmental groups alleged that Mosler’s operations — positioned at the Lower North Fork of Matilija Creek, which feeds into the Ventura River — were polluting the water, to the possible detriment of endangered steelhead. Under the deal, Mosler will strengthen the quarry’s storm-water retention system, pave access roads, and abstain from mining when it rains.

GOLETA After 40 years, the Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre is heading for its last roundup and will be closing for good in October at the end of the current season. Word leaked out 8/1, shocking loyal theatergoers. Longtime producers David and Susie Couch got the word last May that their lease would not be renewed. Kathy Brown, whose family is the longtime owner of the Circle Bar B Ranch and Stables on Refugio Road, said the theater “has run its course” and that the Browns want to “go in a different direction,” with more lucrative operations, including weddings and barbecues.



Goleta City Councilmember Paula Perotte has submitted papers to run for reelection on November 4, according to the city clerk. Perotte earned her spot on the dais in 2010 and has been endorsed by former councilmembers Margaret Connell and Ed Easton, colleague Jim Farr, and county supervisors Janet Wolf and Doreen Farr. Also up for reelection in the Good Land are councilmembers Michael Bennett and Roger Aceves, who were both elected in 2006 and reelected in 2010. No other candidates have filed to challenge the three for their spots; the filing period started on 7/14 and ends on 8/8.

EDUCATION Each August, Princeton Review releases more than 60 lists of rankings ranging from most studious students (Harvey Mudd) to the most Birkenstock-Wearing, Tree-Hugging, CloveSmoking Vegetarians (Skidmore). But every year, unsurprisingly, it’s the party ranking we want to know about. The 2014 results are in, and UC Santa Barbara takes the number 3 spot for knowing how to party best, losing to Syracuse University and University of Iowa (taking UCSB’s last year’s rank of number 2). On a more academic note, UCSB continues to be regarded highly in Princeton Review’s The Best 379 Colleges. ■

Conservation Crawl Water Customers Cut Back by 18 Percent



ith 82 percent of California caught in the grips of what experts have dubbed “extreme drought” and 58 percent in something even worse —“exceptional drought” — Santa Barbara city water customers picked up the pace of their conservation somewhat, cutting back their use by 18 percent compared to the previous year. While that’s up from last month’s 15 percent, it still remains shy of the 20 percent voluntary reduction target set by the City Council in February. Ben Pitterle with the Santa Barbara Channelkeeper struggled to sound constructive as he exhorted the council to adopt a get-tough approach on water wasters by enacting mandatory restrictions, not just voluntary guidelines. Twenty percent, he suggested, was not enough, arguing that the voluntary approach yields limited returns; 27 cities throughout the state, he noted, have adopted mandatory restrictions. He also suggested City Hall should increase the money it pays homeowners to replace waterintensive plants with more drought-tolerant species. City Hall is currently increasing its rebates from a maximum of $1,000 per household to $1,100. But by comparison, Pitterle said, Oxnard is offering rebates of up to $3,000 to get its customers to replant. Councilmember Cathy Murillo also expressed impatience with the 20 percent target, arguing it should be twice that high. If ratepayers conserved by 40 percent, she suggested, perhaps the city would not feel so pressed to recommission its long-mothballed desalination plant at a onetime cost of $30 million. While the council won’t pull the trigger on the desal plant until next April — assuming minimal rains this winter — the environmental studies required to pass regulatory muster with the key state agencies will wind up costing City Hall about $650,000 more than initially estimated. Councilmember Bendy White, the council’s self-appointed drought scold, echoed Murillo’s sentiments, arguing the more aggressively the city conserves now, the better its options will be should the drought persist. Earlier in the day, acting water czar Joshua Haggmark suggested if the South Coast experiences two more years of drought, the capacity of the proposed desalination plant might need to be expanded beyond the 3,100 acrefeet now anticipated. Haggmark has responded

DRIP, DROP: Explaining the incremental improvement in voluntary water conservation efforts are Public Works chief Rebecca Bjork (left), conservation officer Madeline Ward (middle), and acting water czar Joshua Haggmark.

cautiously to calls for more aggressive enforcement actions, pointing out that any such new ordinances — politically extremely unpopular — must first be thoroughly vetted through the city’s exhaustive ordinance process. He promised to provide a blueprint for such ordinances at the council’s briefing on drought policies next month. In the meantime, city water conservation officer Madeline Ward noted that since February, her office has fielded 450 calls from residents complaining about excessive water use they’d witnessed, chiefly involving sprinkler runoff. The best way to lodge such complaints, she said, was via photo or video accompanied by a date and address. The city’s websites, she said, were equipped to accommodate social media transmissions of such information. Sitting in the front of the council chambers was retired attorney Stan Hatch — there for another matter — who more than anyone was responsible for the South Coast hooking into the state water system nearly 25 years ago. The wisdom of that decision has come under some revisionist scrutiny as the state water system — for the first time ever — has delivered somewhere between zero and 5 percent of the entitlements for which water agencies belonging to the South Coast Water Authority pay roughly $50 a year. Even though the city is spending much money and getting no water this year, Haggmark said the state water system is still paying for itself. The network of pipes and pumps is allowing Santa Barbara to import as much as 4,100 acrefeet of water — a little less than one-third its total demand — from water agencies throughout the state, including one in the Mojave Desert. Without that, Haggmark said, Santa Barbarans would find themselves confronting a water shortfall of 40 percent this year. Thus far, Santa Barbara’s South Coast has been designated by the U.S. Drought Monitor as being in a state of “extreme drought.” Only Santa Maria has been designated as being in “exceptional” drought, a distinction with which that city’s governing officials have taken issue. ■

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Genis cont’d from p. 10


This Tuesday afternoon, prosecutor Hilary Dozer heaved a large box of 6,000 emails onto the attorneys’ table in the courtroom of Judge Clifford Anderson, prompting Anderson — who has inherited the dispute from Hill — to comment, “Don’t break my table.” At the very least, these emails should illuminate the extent to which prosecuting attorneys worried about the professional competence of the crime lab worker. Presumably, any blood-alcohol tests the employee conducted could be subject to challenge. By law, the prosecution is required to turn over to a defense attorney any evidence that might prove “exculpatory” or that could help impeach the validity of blood-alcohol test results. Legally, to withhold such information is a serious transgression. It’s premature to say whether the personnel file information — which Hill ordered sealed — would prove material to the outcome of current or past cases. But around courthouse circles, the issue has generated a significant buzz far beyond the theatrical personality conflicts that often accompany Genis. How many cases long settled might be given new life? With Hill’s recusal, it now falls to Anderson to wade through the 6,000 emails to determine what, if anything, they signify and what remedies, if ■ any, are required.



into question hundreds if not thousands of DUI cases still pending or long since settled. But early Monday morning, Judge Brian Hill responded to the failure of his contempt motion by announcing, without explanation, that he was recusing himself from two immediate cases involving the flamboyantly combative Genis, joining the ranks of Judge Frank Ochoa and retired judge George Eskin, who have both turned out the lights where Genis is concerned. Hill’s action left the Jennica Varela DUI case, from which the contempt action arose, temporarily without a judge. It is that case in which Genis has unearthed personnel records that cast doubt on the skills and reliability of a criminalist who worked at the Goleta forensics lab run by the California Department of Justice before resigning this February to take a high school teaching position in Fresno. While not ruling whether the new information would or would not taint the case, Hill did say he would allow Genis to introduce some of the adverse commentary included in the personnel file. And three weeks ago, he also ordered the District Attorney’s Office to assemble and turn over all emails between the criminalist and the department — and all emails on the same subject between prosecuting attorneys dating back to 2010.

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EXIT PLAN: Michael Dyer (center) said he will retire in January after five years as the county fire chief.

Michael Dyer will retire in January on the Friday after his 55th birthday, he announced on Monday, which marked five years and one day since he took the helm of the County Fire Department and more than 36 years since he embarked on his public-safety career. Dyer made his decision known early to allow the county ample time to find his replacement, and he has a lengthy to-do list for County Fire in his remaining months. “I don’t think I’m going to be a lame duck of anything,” he said. The department’s goals, Dyer said, include “laying the foundation for future positions” and strengthening the EMT and paramedic programs. Some “critical positions” were lost during the recession, in full swing when Dyer arrived on the heels of the Tea and Jesusita fires in 2009; the number of full-time positions dropped from a high of 285 in 2009-2010 to 239 last year. But one of the chief’s primary accomplishments has been to find a way to increase the department’s share of property-tax revenues, from about 11 percent to eventually 16 percent and more on a par with other nearby fire agencies’ funding of 15 percent. Dyer had loomed large in the Los Angeles County Fire Department, holding the positions of firefighter, fire captain, battalion chief, and assistant fire chief, before becoming Santa Barbara’s chief. “This job — you sleep with a cell phone next to your head 24/7,” he said. He also remarked on his too-close acquaintance with tragedy as a reason to retire now: “I think my brother passing away at 49 and going to funerals here — we’re not immortal,” he said. “I know how fragile life is.” His own plans include spending time abroad, Dyer said, expressing excitement at learning Italian and spending a significant chunk of time in Italy, a country he has visited twice. His pension amount from Santa Barbara County remains unclear at this time, said Jeri Muth, the county’s human resources director, as he has a reciprocity agreement between here and Los Angeles County. According to Muth, Dyer’s current — Lyz Hoffman salary clocks in at $201,925.


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On the Defensive Attorney, Activists Say Voting Rights Lawsuit Not Premature



rguing that legal action is the only way to implement a district election system and create a city council more representative of Santa Barbara’s population, attorney Barry Cappello invited reporters to his office last week to make his case. With the news of his voting discrimination lawsuit hot off the presses, Cappello, accompanied by four of the suit’s plaintiffs, claimed that the racial makeup of the current council violates 13-year-old California voting rights laws. An air of frustration filled the room for the entirety of the 30-minute conversation as Cappello stood at the head of a large table and the several attendees hovered behind the conference room chairs. Defending his lawsuit, Cappello took issue with the charge that it is “premature” and explained he hired an expert to study voting patterns over time before he took legal action. Racially polarized voting exists “without any question” in Santa Barbara, Cappello said, though the results of the study conducted by history professor Morgan Kousser — who worked on similar cases in Compton and Palmdale — are not yet public. Seven years ago, the Grand Jury recommended the city consider district elections, but nothing materialized, and councils have continuously failed to evenly spread resources to all neighborhoods, activists contend. For instance, the Cacique Street Bridge has not been repaired for 30 years, said plaintiff Frank Bañales, and the Eastside neighborhood is in need of more lighting and other basic improvements. A lifelong resident of the Eastside, Bañales ran for city council in 1991 — then as a Republican — and lost to Marty Blum, who served two terms on the council and as mayor. Now he’s a Democrat. Bañales also ran for mayor in the late 1970s, when he was admittedly “young” and “naïve.” Plaintiffs Sebastian Aldana and Cruzito Cruz also unsuccessfully ran for council seats. Standing in the back of the room was former councilmember Leo Martinez, who moved to New Mexico in the 1990s. Martinez, a longtime friend of Cappello, has recently been traveling back and forth to support the cause. Rumors recently circulated that he is coming back to

Santa Barbara to run for city council, but Martinez flatly denied it. Skeptics argue district elections are not the appropriate way to remedy the fact that very few Latinos have held a spot on the dais in a city where they make up 38 percent of the population. No current councilmembers have joined the movement, and they have urged activists to wait until Doug Johnson — a demographer hired by the city to conduct a voting study — finishes his research in September. The fact that Santa Barbara is a charter city has emerged as a possible roadblock to implementing district elections because voters would have to ratify such a change. Not so, said Cappello, who likened the logic to a city in Alabama that tries to outlaw black kids from going to school.“You can’t do that,” he said. According to City Attorney Ariel Calonne, the issue of voter ratification is still an “open question” because Palmdale is petitioning the issue in the California Supreme Court. In the past few years, a handful of other cities have made the shift from at-large to district elections. Compton is the only place where district elections have been implemented long enough to be successful, activists say. The first Latino was elected from one of the redrawn districts last year after voters passed the initiative in 2012. In Anaheim, an initiative will be placed on the November ballot after the city settled with the activists. But in Palmdale, the court battle could cost the city more than $3 million in legal fees if the city loses. A judge recently ruled in favor of the plaintiffs and invalidated the last November election, which gave a seat on the council to Fred Thompson, the first African American to win in a city with a population that is 14 percent African American. The case is still tied up in appeals in the Supreme Court. Several dozen community colleges — including Santa Barbara City College — have also made the move to district elections. District elections have worked just fine for the college, Trustee Marty Blum said, but she expressed some doubt for the city. She said, “It can get neighborhood against neighborhood” and lead to backdoor deals. Bañales’s response to such concerns is simply,“You don’t think that goes on now?” ■



SETTING IT STRAIGHT: Attorney Barry Cappello (center) and plaintiffs hovered around conference table chairs as he addressed what he called “misconceptions” about his voting-discrimination lawsuit.


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alking with John Perlin is a little like chatting with an encyclopedia. His knowledge of the history of the solar power industry runs deep, and he drops dates and names like fruit falling from a tree. Most recently, the oil-rich Koch brothers’ attempts to stifle home-based solar installations — which can make our electricity meters run backward — have him concerned politicians will listen to the arguments of their lobbying group, ALEC, which stands for the innocuous-sounding American Legislative Exchange Council. ALEC is working with state legislatures to end net metering, arguing that solar-power homeowners selling excess electricity back to the grid is bad for business. Instead, ALEC is saying that those “freeriders,” according to a report in the Los Angeles Times, should instead be paying $50$100 in monthly fees, at the very least. Perlin recently spoke at the Intersolar North America conference (keynote delivered by Governor Jerry Brown) to celebrate the 60th anniversary celebration of Bell Labs’ invention of the modern photovoltaic, or solar, module. We caught up with Perlin, author of Let It Shine, before he headed to another solar conference in Aspen, this one featuring former president Jimmy Carter.




SunPower has some breaking news. It has an agreement with Audi, Volkswagen, Nissan, and Ford for deals on home solar-power installations with the purchase of plug-in vehicles, and also for battery storage for 4-6 hours of electricity use.

Most of us understand the carbon equation by now, but few of us are able to do much about it. You made a movie with Walter Kohn and Alan Heeger, Nobel laureates with the UCSB physics program, called The Power of the Sun in 2003. Did it help spur solar projects on campus? The movie played to an overflow audience at UCSB’s Campbell Hall on November 29, 2005. That inspired Student Affairs to implement solar on their buildings, but the various campus bureaucracies needed for approval of construction projects impeded their efforts. I helped them break through the barriers set up by the solar-phobic opponents, as well as spec the solar technologies needed to make sure the university was getting the best solar equipment on the market. We wanted to show the many skeptics that energy efficiency combined with renewables make a potent pair. With the help of Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Michael Young, Student Affairs Financial Analyst Bill McTague, and Gary Jurich, assistant director of athletics, our dedicated team broke through the red tape to get the large photovoltaic array You’re headed to Aspen for American Renew— about 150 kilowatts atop the Recreation Cenable Energy (ARE) Day. Is Colorado where solar ter — on campus. is most active? Actually, California and New The installation worked better than expected, Jersey lead the United States in the amount of turning critics into advocates on the campus. Our most vociferous opponents became our solar installations. ARE Day brings together the greatest supporters. Our success also inspired leaders in renewable energy to exchange ideas a corps of UCSB undergraduates to present a with each other, as well as anyone interested in LETTING IT SHINE: An enthusiastic proponent of solar energy as well as a noted historian referendum to fund additional solar projects the subject. As this will be my first time at the on the subject, John Perlin has fostered large-scale photovoltaic projects at UCSB and taken on the campus. The largest majority ever musconference, I really don’t know what to expect, his message on the road to national conferences. The photo below shows rooftop solar tered passed the proposal. With the new money but serendipity has always been my best friend. collectors at the Chumash reservation. in hand, we are now in the process of building Can you tell us about ALEC and how it’s underan even larger installation — 400 kilowatts — to mining solar? Does ALEC sponsor legislation in California? ALEC cover a campus parking lot. is a right-wing lobbying group that has spent, in the last few years, The student effort also inspired Southern California Edison to millions of dollars trying to end renewable-energy mandates and team with Student Affairs to introduce energy-saving equipment net metering and anything else they can do to impede through in combination with the already installed solar unit at the Recpolicy the ascendancy of solar and wind. The group has become reation Center. The two technologies working in tandem show especially active in state legislatures since wind and solar have the true power of energy efficiency and renewables to make a become so successful. As far as California goes, ALEC has avoided building like the Rec Center totally autonomous. It’s a showcase these issues in our state. for what the aggregated power of energy efficiency and solar, building by building, can achieve. Given that it’s taken 60 years for solar to reach its current scale, how long do you think large-scale power storage will Transmission-line energy losses are estimated to be 6 pertake to materialize? Ironically, the military and the oil industry cent. What do you think about large-scale installations like have been photovoltaic’s strongest supporters. It’s been ConCuyama’s? Large-scale photovoltaic projects have their place in gress and various presidential administrations that have been combating climate change, but they also have many drawbacks the impediments. With solar growing so fast, storage will happen from transmission lines, such as impacts on wildlife. Because the quite rapidly, as there’s plenty of money to be made. Solar panels technology is modular, every house can become its own power plus storage is the utilities’ greatest nightmare. Who will need plant. Rooftops make the ideal location, as that’s where the electhem then? tricity is needed, and there are plenty of empty rooftops the last Tesla Motors is committed to building a mega-battery factor in time I looked. And you are going to see much more photovoltaic the near future. They also are in partnership with Panasonic, the rooftop activity at UCSB and the other UC campuses now that largest manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries, and Tesla Motors UC President Janet Napolitano has mandated that all the camhas a close relationship with Solar City, the largest installer of puses must be carbon-neutral by 2025. rooftop photovoltaic systems, so it’s going to happen sooner than later. Where do you see alternative energy and/or solar five or 10 years from now? In five or 10 years from now, the term “alternaThe real question is, what type of battery? Already the larger companies — SolarCity and SunPower — are combining batteries tive energy” might be used for coal and nuclear. Perhaps. Then with storage in certain cases. Another possibility could be solarutility transmission lines might be considered part of a quaint past, just as those raised on computers regard the typewriter. ■ powered fuel cells. 14


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Direct Relief on the Way

UNPRECEDENTED: Despite some squeamishness by individual councilmembers, Thomas Tighe (center) of Direct Relief got the City Council to unanimously agree to sell the nonprofit eight acres of publicly owned property.


BY N I C K W E L S H s logistical challenges go, Thomas Tighe’s is a doozy. In response to the deadly eruption of the Ebola virus now ravaging Liberia and Sierra Leone, the executive director of Direct Relief needs to get his hands on 100 tons of surgical gloves and respirator masks in a hurry to ship to doctors in Africa. That takes up a lot of space, and Tighe says Direct Relief’s current quarters on La Patera Lane in Goleta aren’t nearly big enough. To that end, Direct Relief and Santa Barbara city administrators have been negotiating the details of a major real estate deal over the past two years that the City Council unanimously embraced this Tuesday. In broad outline, the City of Santa Barbara agreed to sell up to eight acres of “airport” land located on the north side of Hollister Avenue across from the city’s municipal airport for about $8 million. This will enable Direct Relief to build a new warehouse and administrative office space with about twice the capacity of its current location. Beyond size, Tighe said, there

are ever-escalating security requirements that state regulators impose on any agency that ships prescription drugs. The staff report described the proposed deal several times as “unprecedented,” a fact seized upon by some councilmembers in expressing their reservations about selling off public land. The City of Santa Barbara owns 88 acres of Goleta Valley property that it acquired as part of the broader airport package shortly after the end of World War II. For the past 20 years, city administrators have pursued countless development schemes without any success. Tighe noted it will take about two months for the ink to officially dry on the council’s vote. At that point, he said, the hard work of fundraising would have to begin in earnest. In addition to the price of the land, he estimated the buildings would cost another $20 million. While that would be daunting, he noted Direct Relief has an endowment of $34 million and raised $19 million in cash donations last year.

P Is for Pennies



s campaigns for and against Measure P gear up, new information continues to trickle in about how the initiative to ban all new fracking, acidizing, and cyclicsteam injection operations will impact the county and its coffers. A fiscal impact statement released this week states the ban would affect property-tax revenues — how much and when remains to be seen. Oil companies pay $20 million in property taxes, or 3.1 percent of the total, and approximately $12.7 million goes to schools. But the report does not break down the revenue brought in from “high intensity” operations. The number of such unconventional operations in the county is still being debated. At the heart of the dispute is whether or not an ordinance regulating maintenance or repairs that require energy division permits would eventually shut them down. The protocols being developed by the planning department would define this and other ambiguities, such as whether or not landowners with mineral rights would receive exemptions.

For proponents, the potential revenue lost is minimal in comparison to what’s at stake if a large-scale spill occurred. Yes on Measure P spokesperson Katie Davis said the initiative was what she expected because it would not have an “immediate impact” on tax revenues. Assemblymember Das Williams, who supports the measure, also warned that some of the roughly 800 oil operation applications — most of which are cyclic steam injection — that have been submitted to the county’s energy division will go forward before November. The Yes on Measure P campaign has raised $44,876, most of which was from individual donors; Davis donated $10,000. Supporters have previously stated it’ll take approximately $500,000 for them to be successful. The No on Measure P committee just formed, and it does not have any campaign finances to report as of the end of June. Campaign spokesperson Jim Byrne called the initiative “deceptive” and said he plans to educate voters about its widespread effects between now and November.

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he results of the biggest study on earth’s biggest animal have upped the ante in a low-speed but highstakes game of chicken playing out in the Santa Barbara Channel. After 15 years of tracking 171 blue whales up and down the West Coast, biologists believe the North Pacific population of the endangered giants spends long stretches of the year in two key areas: a few miles north of San Francisco near the Farallon Islands and, to an even greater extent, the western end of the Santa Barbara Channel. Both sit in the middle of busy shipping lanes. The study, led by Oregon State University and published this week in PLOS ONE, spikes long-standing concerns over deadly collisions between cargo vessels and the whales, which cluster near San Miguel Island to feed on krill. The biggest overlap occurs between July and October, when the animals are fattening to migrate south for the winter and the tankers are rushing to Southern California ports to offload in time for the school year and holidays. Five blue whales were hit and killed in the summer of 2007, and deadly encounters with other whale species have occurred since, including an endangered finback whale found dead of blunt force trauma when its body floated into Ventura’s naval base last Tuesday. Officials said it was likely struck by a ship but are awaiting the results of a necropsy. Most incidents, however, go either unnoticed or unreported. Boats sometimes pull into port with a dead whale wrapped around their bow, but the negatively buoyant mammals usually sink after they’re hit. The injuries are severe and gruesome: burst blood vessels in blubber, shattered jaws and ribs, and normally dense muscle pulverized into mush. Of the three to five whales that wash up on California’s beaches every year, scientists think one to three of them were nailed by a boat — but for every recorded strike, five to 10 never make it into the books. With a heart as big as a VW Beetle and flippers as tall as you, blue whales were harpooned to near extinction before the International Whaling Commission issued strict protections in 1966. Of the 10,000 or so alive today — less than one percent of their original number — about a quarter live off the West Coast.

CASUALTY: Passersby gathered to see the carcass of a blue whale, which was found dead in the Santa Barbara Channel in 2007 after being struck by a ship and then floated east to Ventura’s Hobson Beach.

Marine mammal researcher Bruce Mate started attaching satellite tags to blue whales in 1993 in order to “collect general ecological information,” as no one even knew where the animals went to breed. His team charted the Truth out of the Santa Barbara Harbor during some of their trips to the Santa Barbara Channel, and often relied on the Condor and Condor Express for spotting until the study concluded in 2008. Along the way, the ship collision problem became apparent. No one knows why whales don’t notice large ships and get out of the way, but Mate theorized that “the location of the engines in the rear of the ship creates something of an acoustic shadow in front of them, making it hard for whales to hear the ship coming.” Ships also have little to no hope of seeing a whale in their path, as standard radar systems only detect other vessels. Even if a captain is lucky enough to spot a whale a mile ahead, it’s difficult and dangerous to take evasive maneuvers with a vessel that’s four stories high and a few football fields long.“You can’t just jerk the rudder without wrecking,” he said. The hits do minimal damage to boats, but they are sometimes hauled into dry dock while insurance companies conduct lengthy and expensive inspections. Captains can call (877) SOS-WHALE to report a strike.

To Mate, the idea of outfitting ships with sonic devices to scare whales presents practical and ethical dilemmas: Such contraptions don’t yet exist, and should we really deter whales from their prime habitat? The species population hasn’t rebounded as much as expected since 1966, but it’s unknown whether that’s due to food-chain disruptions, ship strikes, noise, or some combination thereof. In the last four years, the Santa Barbara Channel’s blue whale numbers are down, said Mate, while humpbacks are up. The study concluded by suggesting that shipping lanes be shifted away from blue whale feeding grounds. “It’s easy to regulate people, but it’s very difficult to change the habits of animals,” Mate said. Such a move was made last summer when the Santa Barbara Channel’s southbound lane was shifted one mile toward the mainland and away from the San Miguel krill zone. Geographically, the change was relatively straightforward, but the process was bureaucratically backbreaking, and how much it actually helped the whales is up for debate. Approximately 2,500 trips are made through the channel every year, with about the same number of transits taking place south of the islands. The lanes are completely voluntary, but they are the safest and quickest routes, as deter-

mined by the International Maritime Organization. Going behind the islands adds about 15 nautical miles to the journey along the coast, and paths are decided by individual shipping companies based on schedules, fuel costs, and so on. Trips from the Pacific Rim to Southern California harbors account for 40 percent of all American shipping imports. Shifting the lanes any further north and away from the blue whales’ hangout would prove difficult if not impossible given the narrow amount of wiggle room between the islands, the channel’s oil rigs, and the mainland. If many scientists had their druthers, the lanes would be moved completely south of the islands, but that could open new conflicts between ships, other whale species, and the U.S. Navy’s 36,000-square-mile offshore test range. T.L. Garrett, who represents 90-plus American carriers as vice president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, said his group’s objective is to minimize or eliminate ship strikes. He said the recent study is “a good encapsulation of where we’re at” but that more research is needed before any new changes can be seriously considered. He pointed to a ship traffic scheme developed off the coast of Boston that relied on data from 350,000 whale sightings over a 24-year period. The ultimate goal, he said, is to develop a “dynamic management system” that can track whale locations inside and outside the channel in real time. Garrett lauded the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary’s respect of potential economic impacts to shippers when vetting new regulations, and he’s been similarly complimented for embracing progressive solutions, a rare collaboration in the often contentious dynamic between scientists and businesspeople. In a fortuitous stroke of good timing, a coalition of government, nonprofit, and environmental groups made a joint announcement on Monday that a trial incentive program has kicked off to slow ships in the channel. Reducing boat speeds from 14-18 knots to 12 knots or slower, explained Sean Hastings with the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, will better protect whales and also cut back on the massive amounts of pollution tankers spew into the air. The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District has frequently noted that 50 percent of the area’s smog-forming pollution comes from the smokestacks of big ships passing through. Six global shipping companies have signed onto the program and agreed to slow down in exchange for $2,500 per trip. There’s only enough funding for 16 reimbursements, though the coalition fielded 25 requests to be included in the trial. “It’s a great problem to have,” said Hastings, who hopes more money will become available. Since 2007, the sanctuary and Coast Guard had asked ship captains to voluntarily ease back on the throttle, but the effort was a dud. “This time,” said Hastings, “we’re putting more carrots on the table.” The new push was created after similar incentive programs in SoCal ports saw compliance rates above 90 percent. “It doesn’t always need to be regulation and lawsuits,” said Hastings of the model. Stressing that safe navigation for all channel boaters is at the forefront of the sanctuary’s efforts, Hastings said the organization will continue to look at how big of an impact last year’s lane shift has had on the blue whales, and what additional changes should be studied to better protect the air and the animals, even after they swim away.“We might just change the world here in a very small part of the ocean,” he ■ said.“And isn’t that the idea?”

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just gave the acting performance of a lifetime. But instead of winning an Oscar, which he richly deserves, he’ll probably get a prison term, which he might also deserve, once the jury returns from the deliberations they started this week. Tall and thin with wispy blond hair, David Lack has been a fixture in local Republican Party circles since the early 1990s, when he emerged as right-hand man to Michael Huffington, the pathologically secretive carpetbagging Texas billionaire who moved to Montecito so he could run for the U.S. Senate against Dianne Feinstein back in 1994. There is little question that Huffington would have beaten Feinstein had his shape-shifting succubus of a wife — the luminescently self-obsessed Arianna Huffington — not gotten herself busted for hiring an illegal nanny just moments after Michael — in a calculated, craven act of gratuitous opportunism — endorsed an egregiously anti-immigrant statewide ballot measure. Since then, Arianna has famously — and lucratively — reinvented herself as a respectably liberal one-woman media mogul, Michael as the reclusive gay guy he always should have been, and David as a area building contractor and political jet-setter seemingly successful enough to donate $42,000 to various Republican candidates in 2008. The David Lack I knew was engaging, affable, and seriously plugged in. His offices were famously wallpapered with grip-n-grin photos of him and every Republican to run for president since Abraham Lincoln. But the

David Lack I saw take the witness stand in his own defense against embezzlement and fraud charges bore no resemblance to the guy I’d casually known the past 20 years. The guy on the stand — mouth agog and agape — resembled the proverbial turkey in a rainstorm at risk of drowning. He would have lost an argument to the raisins in his morning bowl of oatmeal. It was sad. It was also morbidly fascinating. Lack and his defense attorney, Robert Sanger, sought to convince those poor souls trapped in the jury box that David was simply too simple to con anybody out of anything. It was the Forrest Gump defense minus the Southern accent and box of chocolates. Running Lack to ground was prosecuting attorney Brian Cota, who looks like he stepped out of an ad for expensive designer eyewear. Looks can be deceiving. Cota has always punched beyond his weight and has emerged as the reincarnation of Dick Tracy, waging a one-man jihad against Santa Barbara’s white-collar crooks. Lack’s troubles started when he persuaded Montecito resident Mary Belle Snow to invest $300,000 in a new bank he was trying to start. Snow was then a feisty conservative bloggeractivist quick to write five-digit checks to Republican Party candidates. She and Lack became fast friends, crisscrossing the country in private jets to attend high-octane GOP functions in places like Boca Raton and Las Vegas. Things happened, and Lack wound up spending most of Snow’s money. Somehow, he never got around to telling her. When Snow found

out, she was exceedingly not happy. Having high-ranking friends in the police department, she knew how to make her pain felt. When Cota started rooting around in 2010, he would discover that back in 2007, Lack told a couple of major league whoppers when applying for — and getting — lines of credit worth $1.2 million from two area banks. In listing his personal assets, Lack told the banks he owned two pieces of real estate — one in Montecito and one in Texas — worth $1.5 million. With that kind of collateral, the banks were only too happy to green-light Lack’s request. When the recession struck a year later, Lack defaulted. That’s when the banks discovered he didn’t really own any real estate. In fact, he never had. In the legal world, that’s called fraud. In this case, I didn’t know who to root more against. To the extent Republicans claim to embrace personal responsibility as civic virtue, Lack wasn’t having any of it. Instead, he sought refuge in victimhood, the moral weakness favored by bleeding-heart liberals. If Lack signed false documents, that was because his financial advisers kept foisting papers at him to sign. Lack was such a bad reader, he testified, he’d never read a book. How was he supposed to understand what he was signing? Better yet, Lack blamed Bank of Santa Barbara founder Gregg Bigger for instructing him to lie about owning real estate that he really didn’t. Bigger, for the record, denied this. Admittedly, the accusation seems far-fetched. But then, I myself was coached by loan officers on how to lie and

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exaggerate when making a loan application many moons ago. The more I heard from Bigger on the witness stand, the more astonished I was by the scope and breadth of his amnesia about pretty much anything, even whether he was a Republican or not. It turned out Bigger had lobbied Lack back then to become a titled officer in the area party machine. To the extent Lack screwed Bigger and his bank, it seemed like consensual sex. Lack was at the top of his game; Bigger wanted Lack’s business. They were both using each other. That’s just good business, I suppose. But what kind of business is it that Bigger’s bank — and Rabobank, as well — never bothered to verify Lack’s financial statement? And weren’t they the least bit suspicious that Lack would claim to have absolutely no debts, liabilities, or outstanding loans? At the very least, such a profile is highly unusual. If Lack’s alleged real estate holdings really sealed the deal — as Cota has alleged — then it’s equally true that the banks were not just asleep at the switch but had taken an overdose of Ambien. One phone call to the county assessor would have exposed Lack’s fraud in 15 seconds. End of story. With banking practices like this, little wonder the whole world economy imploded and exploded simultaneously seven years ago. I, for one, will sleep much better knowing that David Lack’s going to the slammer for his sins. But I’ll keep the Ambien on hand just to make sure. — Nick Welsh

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Recently, a quiet, gentle man passed into heaven. He slipped away as unassuming as he was in life. Charles Gerald Hall was born in South Bend, Indiana on August, th, , to MaryAnn Wartha Hall and Charles Hall. The family moved to California in  and Charles attended San Fernando High School, graduating in . He enlisted in the United States Air Force serving  years with an honorable discharge. Hall worked for the May Company until he pursued a career in banking for Barclays. Much later he worked for Bob Gervasoni and Sears. When his jobs phased out, he found himself homeless in Santa Barbara, his beloved home since . He wouldn’t dream of living anywhere else even though family offered homes in Idaho and Montana. Charles lived in his vehicle for some time. He had several friends on the streets. Charles helped many street friends financially and in any way he could. He served on an advisory committee for WORTH Street Reach in an effort to aid more seniors to get off the streets. His experiences were valuable to us. Fortunately, Charles was housed in the last years. Charles leaves behind a large, beautiful family who loved him dearly. His sister Kathy (Bob) Rosenthal of Montana, his sister Pat (Bernard) Kelly of Idaho,  nephews,  nieces,  great nieces,  great nephews,  great-g nephew and  great-g niece and several friends. Homelessness can affect anyone at any time, men, women, families and many veterans. Seniors phased out of jobs early but unable to obtain another job are most vulnerable, and numbers are quickly growing. We are most grateful that Charles was housed in his last  years. He will truly be missed. A simple memorial will be held for friends and family at Shoreline Park, north end,  Oct at pm.

Radiant. Strong. Compassionate. Brave. Beautiful. These words describe Elizabeth Ann YossemGuy, who we lost on August , , after a long battle with cancer. Elizabeth was born March , , in Santa Barbara, CA. She graduated from Dos Pueblos High School in  where she was a member of the varsity swim team and the Usherettes. She attended Santa Barbara City College and UCLA earning a bachelor’s degree in Art. Later she earned a master’s degree from Loyola Marymount University in Clinical Therapy with a specialization in Art Therapy. Her passion was to help people through art. Shortly after graduation, Elizabeth joined the Peace Corps and was assigned to the island of St. Vincent, in the Caribbean. In St. Vincent Elizabeth counseled children using her skills as an Art Therapist. While there she wrote a book on conflict resolution that is still used in the schools there. She met Osbourne Guy in St. Vincent and married him there in . Elizabeth and Osbourne moved back to Santa Barbara for a short time before she joined UNICEF and moved to Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia. She helped establish a new UNICEF office in Pohnpei. In anticipation of the birth of their first daughter, Elizabeth and Osbourne moved back to Santa Barbara in . In Santa Barbara, Elizabeth

Death Notices Norm Jackobs Memorial – correct date Sat, August th, am, Tuckers Grove Eugene G. Hagerty was born on January th,  and passed away on July th,  in Santa Barbara. Frank Morales was born on June th,  and passed away on July th, . Service is still pending, contact Laura Wild for information -- Alice Mae Velasco was born on July th,  and passed away on July th,  in Goleta.

Rosary will be held at St. Raphael’s Church at PM Wednesday, August th; Mass on Thursday at AM. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetary. Herbert Linville passed away on August st,  in Santa Barbara. Memorial service is pending. Donald M. Detwiler passed away in Santa Barbara on August rd,  at the age of . A remembrance Mass will be held on Friday August th, at Santa Barbara Parish at the Old Mission. Interment is private.

became an active member of the community. She taught classes in raw foods cooking. She made and sold beautiful jewelry in the form of My Mamma Rocks and Synergy Rocks. Elizabeth is remembered as a caring friend who always greeted people with a warm smile and big hug and who found the right words to console someone in need. She enjoyed her role as a wife and mother to the fullest. Elizabeth is survived by her husband Osbourne, daughters Zenzele () and Jahzara (), mother Susan, father David, her brother Paul, sister-in-law Lisa, nephews Maddux and Camdyn, and other family members and friends around the country and world. A Celebration of Life will be held for family and friends on Sunday, August st. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of Santa Barbara, Serenity House, or Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara would be greatly appreciated. Gone but never forgotten. She will live in the hearts of the many people who loved her bright smile and passion for life, love, and radiant health.

Susan Russell Badone  – 

Susan was born the oldest of four children to aviation pioneers John and Nancy Russell. She was born in San Francisco, California, on October , . She traveled the world as a young child living in Asmara, Eritrea, Africa; Beirut, Lebanon; and Honolulu, Hawaii, before moving back to the Bay Area with her family, where she spent her childhood in the small town of Diablo. Susan attended San Ramon High School, where she was head pom-pom girl and homecoming princess, swam on the Diablo CC swim team and even had her own debut. She was very active in her community of Diablo & neighboring community of Danville. Susan attended college at Cal Western in San Diego, CA, where she met her future husband, George Badone. Susan then moved to New York City, where she was a

flight attendant for TWA Airlines and flew primarily international flights for fourteen years. Being fluent in French, her favorite route was San Francisco to Paris. They first moved to Santa Barbara in the late s, and she knew from the first moment she arrived that she belonged in the stunning town of Santa Barbara forever. During their marriage, Susan gave birth to  beautiful daughters, Elise, Alexandra and Genevieve. Her girls meant the world to her, and they brought many years of love & happiness to her life. Susan was someone who celebrated life and created a life she loved. She filled it with her greatest passions including… reading, writing, astrology, gardening, cooking, water coloring, foreign language, volunteering, the beach and traveling the world. She also loved a good mystery and had a mischievous sense of humor that could get anyone laughing. But the biggest joy in her life was being “Nana” to her four beautiful grandchildren. Susan was preceded in death by her Sister Robyn Russell Plaisted. She is survived by her daughters, Elise Clare Badone (J orge Beaumont) of Carlsbad, CA, Alexandra Nancy Badone of San Francisco, CA, and Genevieve Badone Assili (Ali Assili) of Los Angeles, CA, sister, Nancy Russell Ott, brother, John H Russell Jr. and grandchildren, Gianna Clelia Beaumont, Nico Russell Beaumont, Dublin James Assili and Griffin Grey Assili. She is also survived by many special nieces & nephews. For more information on her memorial service or to, share a good story about Sue, please visit susan-russell-badone. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Santa Barbara Cancer Center Library or Heal The Bay.

Tomo is survived by her brother Shoji Yamada of Los Angeles, her sister Kunie Yanagi of Japan, and many nieces and nephews. All who would like to join the family in remembering Tomo are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, August , , at  a.m. at the Santa Barbara Buddhist Church,  E. Montecito Street.

Shannon Butcher  - 

Shannon Butcher/Perris Knight Gage left her mom’s arms to go to the light in the same SB birthhouse, sad Ryder, Wanda, Tim, Trevor, Cody. Hollywood photog artist/actress/baseball player. Great mother/wife/daughter/sister/ friend. Brave & beautiful. Loved Ry, Kev, hospice DF, Ore. woodsy river summers, Red Rock, Hawaii, Guatemala, Jamaica, Thailand, Tahiti, India, Nepal, Peru, HK, SB/Mexico beach life w/ Ry and tribe. Miss her. Sky’s  star brighter. Angel’s still here. See-Ya Siesta Fiesta Life’s a Love/ Light/Peace. OM. Shalom

Tomoko Yamada

// – // Tomoko (Tomo) Yamada was born in Ventura, California, April , , and passed away in Santa Barbara on July , . She is predeceased by her parents Sutezo and Hisao Yamada, half-brother Masato, brothers Fukuo and Akira, and sister Harumi. Tomo attended Santa Barbara Junior High and graduated from Santa Barbara High School. During the war, she and her family were interned at Gila River Camp, Arizona. After the war, Tomo worked in the accounting office at I. Magnin and retired after  years of service. Tomo was a member of the Santa Barbara Buddhist Church.

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He was widely and deeply legal education, he routinely saw through, outworked, and admired by his colleagues and allies as one of the most outflanked far more powerful corporations and governmental agencies and their teams of lawyers and specialists. focused, fearless, and far-sighted among us. Born in 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Fred Fred’s passion for and commitment to place led him attended Friends’ Central School and then University of to work tirelessly on behalf of the Sierra Nevada and North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received a BA in Santa Ynez Mountains; national forests and other public English. He met Anne Parker in 1952 at the Sierra Club’s lands throughout California; Diablo Canyon, the Gaviota Clair Tappaan Lodge on Donner Summit. They were Coast, and other coastal wildlands; the Channel Islands snowed in together during the Storm of 1952 and married National Park and the Channel Islands Marine Sanclater that year. They had two daughters, Margaret and tuary; More Mesa; the Santa Barbara waterfront; and Christine. Fred received a teaching credential at San Jose many other urban parks and open spaces. He made sure State and first taught grades 1-8 in a one-room school at agencies responsible for preserving and protecting these June Lake, where he was also the janitor and bus driver, places performed their duties in accordance with the best and then a school in Santa Rosa before moving to Santa available scientific evidence, long-term planning tools, Barbara. He taught two years at Jefferson Elementary and the highest regard for the long-term public interest. School and 25 years at San Marcos High School. For Fred, his efforts brought their own rich rewards. In the summers of 1956-1961, Fred and Anne were He was strong, centered, and indefatigable in the face of caretakers for the Sierra Club campground on the Soda disappointment and loss, gracious and humble in success. Springs property in Tuolumne Meadows at Yosemite He would always turn immediately to the next issue. Fred National Park. During this time, he initiated and led the did not seek recognition, and we got along best when I first Sierra Club service trips with the intent to change could put the lid on my great admiration for him. the national wilderness litter policy to “pack out all that When friends and colleagues tried to honor Fred for you packed in.” After a six-year campaign, he succeeded. the work that he, Jim Mills, Robert O. Easton, and a few Fred immersed himself in the Sierra Nevada and Santa others did in getting Congress to create the San Rafael Wilderness Area — a groundbreaking achievement of Barbara’s backcountry every chance he got. From 1963-1969, Fred served as a member of the national significance — Fred politely but firmly declined national board of directors of the Sierra Club, where he to show up for the accolades. When the Diablo Canyon and the group’s executive director, David Brower, advo- nuclear power plant was infamously approved in the face cated a transition to an even more activist, ecologically of evidence produced by him of disqualifying seismic informed, internationally inclined “environmentalist” hazards, Fred shook it off and contributed mightily to the organization, a direction opposed at that time by a major- successful effort to defeat a plan to place an LNG terminal ity of more traditionally “conservation-minded” direc- on the coast near Point Conception. When officials of the tors. When the Sierra Club split over the building of a California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) tried nuclear power plant at Diablo Canyon, Fred turned his to build an elevated stretch of Highway  through the exceptional talents to a remarkably wide array of envi- heart of Santa Barbara, Fred rallied community awareness ronmental issues as director of the Santa Barbara–based and opposition to persuade state officials to abandon the public-interest nonprofit group Scenic Shoreline Preser- project. vation Conference, which he founded in 1967 along with And when you go to Chase Palm Park, that beautiful ecologist Garrett Hardin, environmental historian Rod stretch of open space along the Santa Barbara waterfront Nash, and others. Over the next 40 years, Fred worked to the east of Stearns Wharf, you might say a word of in alliance with a long list of environmental leaders and thanks to Fred, who worked to preserve it for the enjoygroups in Santa Barbara and elsewhere in California and ment of future generations. He loved the place, and he the country. He was a master practitioner within the fought for it, and here and in so many places in California adversarial processes of the American legal and admin- and beyond, his love and his work live on. ■

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food crisis faces the families in United Nations refugee camps in south Chad, which are populated by about 78,000 people fleeing genocidal violence in the Central African Republic. When I recently returned from the Chad Relief Foundation’s (CRF) 10th mission there, the camp population had grown by 98,000 returnees — Chadian citizens who have been living in the Central African Republic and are settled in makeshift camps along the border. Although the estimates of the food rations that the refugees receive do not all jibe, it is clear that there are serious shortages with serious consequences and no miracle in sight that will set things straight. Moreover, the nearly 100,000 returnees are generally in worse shape than the refugees and are dependent on many of the same resources. And the large numbers of new refugees place additional strain on the limited supply of land, tools, and seeds. Hunger eats away at all activities, including work and school. We were told several versions of the current food ration, the consensus being that the refugees are receiving somewhere between 21 percent and 40 percent of the international standard set by the UN (2,100 calories per person per day). The deprivations were said to be worse for the nomadic refugees and for girls. Whatever the version, unless substantial improvement takes place by September, our contacts agree widespread malnutrition and death are likely to occur. How do the refugees cope with not having enough to eat? They forage for wild roots, gather wood (illegally) in the forest to sell, hang around the market looking for scraps, try to find the odd job, trade sex (illegally) for food or money, steal, sell other stuff. Those who know how to farm can farm when the rains come — if they have seeds, tools, and land.

SHORT RATIONS: New arrivals escaping the chaos of the Central African Republic live in open-sided tents and face serious food shortages.

I heard a couple of food reallocation plans while I was in Chad, and though they may have been overtaken by events by now, they illustrate the complexity of the problems. One idea is to eliminate the ration for longtime refugees and restore it for new refugees — this would only affect sorghum, not the oil and salt refugees receive — the thought being that established refugees have some resources and can cope without food aid. In Gondje camp, older refugees were confident that if they had seeds, fertilizer, and pesticides, they could manage. But in Amboko camp, where refugees had cultivated the same fields for more than 10 years, they were alarmed because the fields were overworked and had become unproductive. Another plan is based on a 2012 household economic analysis that divided the refugee population into four groups: () Vulnerable refugees would get total assistance, () less vulnerable folks would initially get total assistance but face reductions, () better-off refugees would get little assistance on a case-by-case basis, and () the well-off would get nothing. Such a regime is said to have worked in Mali. The problem is that the system is based on 2012 determinations of size for the four groups. New refugees change the proportions (and in the direction of the more vulnerable), and the aggregate need will get greater, but the supply may not. Everyone I asked said that the Chad Relief Foundation’s highest priority should be food assistance. We are too late to help with the grands champs (“great fields”) program that is just about to get underway. But we will provide assistance to the winter vegetable gardening program that begins in October. The more support Chad Relief Foundation (chadrelief .org) gets from the Santa Barbara community, the more we will be able to help these hungry ■ people.



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he Fiesta Cruiser bike ride, a 30-plus-year tradition, typically involves thousands of riders in a very happy and somewhat chaotic event, but free of injury, property damage, and general negativity. Complaints of congestion recently led to an increased police presence, but Sunday’s felt just short of fascist. I’m a big proponent of Santa Barbara’s police, but they did serious harm to their public image on Sunday. The ride started with a police banner threatening a $500 ticket for traffic violations, and the typically lively crowd rode quietly because of constant berating by the very aggressive and imposing officers (who issued many $500-$800 tickets). It’s ironic that a community that promotes bicycle use as essential to our well-being is also very much against this event, and it’s a shame that a fun event with so much potential has been irreparably damaged. — Morgan Senzamici, S.B.

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hat a strange way to promote a new restaurant [“Meatless on the Mesa,”]! Chef Arnold’s implications that Mexican and Asian restaurants typically cook in “shitty oil” and that there’s something inherently wrong with Trader Joe’s bread did hurt my foodie sensitivities. Praising your own fresh and meatless food would have made a lot better impression than denigrating competitors; thankfully there are lots of them in Santa Barbara. — Auli Ek, S.B.

“Four of the 20 contraceptives effectively prevent fertilized eggs from implanting themselves into the uterine wall, thus stopping an unintended pregnancy before it starts. Hobby Lobby … regards this as murder to which it will not be an accomplice” and that it is a debatable point. It is not. It is absolutely untrue. IUDs, and emergency contraception, interfere with sperm, not with embryo implantation, according to WebMD. The products Hobby Lobby decided to disapprove of after the Affordable Care Act was implemented do not cause abortions. And, in “’Bubble Ordinance’ Not Yet Popped” [], the news story refers to a Florida gynecologist as an “abortionist.” Is this the 1950s? That term is outdated and ridiculous. Proctologists perform colonoscopies; they are not called colonoscopists. Dentists are not root canalists. To define doctors by one of the procedures they are trained to do does not make sense grammatically and, in this case, makes the medical provider sound like some sort of medieval executioner. Abortion is something that can save women’s lives. Even the most ardent “pro-life” folks recognize this — they just want people to be forced to die for their ideology even if the fetus can’t be saved and the mother can. I was raised by these types of people (during the turbulent 1980s), so I know what I’m talking about!

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Six Santa Barbaras? Which brings us to the Eastside, a mostly Latino neighborhood and one of the reasons for district elections. It seems reasonable to add East Beach, downtown, and lower State, which are contiguous. Then there’s the Latino Westside and nearby areas, like East Beach. That’s five. Which leaves the upscale Upper East, with its high-income political activism and home of Representative Lois Capps. To make its size comparable to other districts, you could add the Laguna neighborhood and Oak Park. Do some tinkering to add or subtract fringe areas where logical. And I’m sure the judge will require equal populations in the six. Attorney Cappello, a hard guy to beat, says his experts have done their studies and conclusively proved that Latino voters have been getting the short end of the election stick due to at-large voting that dilutes Latino balloting. Some California cities hit by similar suits have surrendered. Others, like Palmdale, the High Desert poster child

for digging in its cowboy heels, lost in court, appealed, lost again, and reportedly has racked up a $3 million legal bill. And that bill’s still growing, now that the city has taken its “never” stance to the state Supreme Court, which, no doubt, will refuse to hear it. To my knowledge, no California city has ever successfully defended one of these CVRA cases. The Santa Barbara City Council, of course, could punt, tossing the hot potato to the voters, who according to those who take the public’s political temperature, seem sure to reject district elections.

Why go from being able to vote on six councilmembers to just voting for one, plus the mayor, who would still be elected at-large? One reason, other than the California Voting Rights Act, is better neighborhood representation. You’d have “your” councilmember rather than phone numbers at City Hall. “A representative who’d go to bat for the district,” Eastsider plaintiff Frank Bañales said at last week’s Cappello press conference. “So that we can be part of the process.” The Eastside needs street lighting, and there’s a bridge that’s been out for 30 years, Bañales said. But Leo Martinez, once one of Santa Barbara’s rare Latino city councilmembers and now living in New Mexico, said, “The Santa Barbara power structure doesn’t want district elections. The Democrats should be helping us.” So should the ACLU, he said. COURTESY S.B. HISTORICAL MUSEUM

SPLITSVILLE: If the city is to be divided into six city council voting districts — one for each seat — where do you draw the lines? Well, since so far no one’s come up with a plan for the half-dozen neighborhoods that will be able to pick “their” council members, I have. Attorney Barry Cappello, who sued the city last week, contending that it’s violating the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA), says he hasn’t proposed the six Santa Barbara district boundaries, nor have his plaintiffs. That, he says, depends on what his experts come up with and what the judge okays when he or she slaps the Good Housekeeping Stamp of Approval on the switch from at-large to district elections. Premature expectations, I guess. Which is exactly what Mayor Helene Schneider said of Cappello’s lawsuit. The City Council isn’t buying this district election switch, at least until it hears from its own expert. It, in the time-honored words of Ann Landers, isn’t ready to wake up and smell the coffee. What are Barney’s six districts? Actually, they’re pretty logical, if you look at the city map. For starters, the Mesa seems like one geographical area of mutual interests, including what the city calls Upper Mesa and Bel Air. Then there’s the Hope-San Roque-Foothill area of the Northside. Mostly homeowners. That’s two. The Riviera, lower Riviera, and Eucalyptus Hill seem to have mutual concerns. That’s three.

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o many important things begin at house parties. In your teenage years, the free-form, fun-time satori that a good and proper house-bound fiesta breeds is ripe for kick-starting things like the loss of virginity, your first real beer buzz, a boundary-testing fistfight, or perhaps your first confirmed sighting of a marijuana cigarette. As you grow, the milestones and metrics change, but the ingredients stay much the same: interesting people, libations, some tasty food, multiple rooms to wander through, and, of course, music. Good music. Put all these variables under one roof sans health codes, bouncers, or cover charges, and special things are all but guaranteed to happen. It was in just such environs that I found myself this past December, a week before Christmas to be exact, at a sprawling sort of compound at the dead end of a private road just above Rincon in the hills of Carpinteria. The place was pulsing with smiley-faced youthful energy, a healthy crowd of twenty- and thirty-somethings enjoying each other and the wonderful world around them as 2013 came to a close. A silly-delicious gluten-free and vegan chocolate cake shared in the kitchen among friends and friends of friends gave way to a joint, which gave way to the realization that the music I was hearing and unconsciously enjoying was live in its origin. Ducking out a side door, I followed the guitar-heavy rhythms into a separate building, the spaced-out Allman Brothers–circa-1978 sound drawing me in and putting my head on bounce. There has been much ado made of late about the anemic and waning Santa Babylon music scene — a choruslike gripe that I have certainly been a part of — but as I entered that smoke-filled and surprisingly lava-lamp-devoid space, it was clear that such rumors of ill-health had been greatly exaggerated. Good and local and fresh live music wasn’t dead; we had just been looking in the wrong places.

rock ’n’ roll and up-tempo blues with occasional sprinby Ethan Stewart • Photos by Paul Wellman kles of boot-stomping folk, roots reggae, and (gasp!) some head-bang-worthy metal. Even better, those melodies have begun to spread up the coast and in toward the mountains, dovetailing nicely with an equally renewed and heavily related music scene out the Ojai way. “It has been pretty refreshing to discover,” observed Vaughn Montgomery recently.“It’s a real living culture thing, lots of young Though I didn’t know it at the time, the jam that was hap- guys playing music with this feeling of genuine righteousness.” pening, featuring three guitars, drums, bass, and a bunch of less Once a pillar of a somewhat similar youth push in the S.B. music musically inclined folks on vibes, was an impromptu super group scene of the late ’90s and early 2000s, Montgomery — who has of sorts, virtually all of the individuals involved belonging to their been “hiding out in Ojai and raising a family” for the past couple own bands or being actively hustling solo artists. And, though of years — has taken special note of the situation. He’s taken on the crew included musicians from S.B. to Ojai and the many the role of curator for Folk Steady, the Ojai Rancho Inn’s popular hills and canyons in between, the bulk of them were Carpinteria Sunday-afternoon concert series, and regularly sits in at the cats, children of the World’s Safest Beach. Make no mistake: weekly organized jam sessions at The Deer Lodge in Meiners There is a musical renaissance of sorts underway in that quaint Oaks. “There isn’t really any money being made by anyone. It is little seaside hamlet to our south. More to the point, from house not the normal hustle that is typically going on in music or the art parties and standing-room-only affairs at The Palms to sold-out scene. It’s a lot more about we and less about I, something I think underground hootenannies at the Brothers of Industry work- we all are sort of starving for.” space and sunny-day mellow grooves in the shade of the Torrey While this largely Carp-rooted musical momentum casts pine tree outside of the Lucky Llama, the youth movement has a a wide net as far as participants and genres go — acts like the soundtrack of its own making: a sandy-footed blend of late-’70s Rainbow Girls, Montgomery’s group little big here, Sparrows Gate, and Aaron Embry are certainly a part of it as either direct participants, influencers, or some combination of the two — the tip of the spear is best illustrated by a trio of groups, all of whom The Santa Barbara Independent preshad members rocking together during that fateful house party ents Indy Live featuring Afishinsea the jam this past winter. Bonded by friendship, a shared love of riding Moon, Pleasure, and Pacific Haze on waves, and genre-blurring musical chops that manage to be both Thursday, August ,  p.m, at SOhO Restaurant & Music ( perfectly reminiscent and at odds with each other, I introduce to State St.). For tickets and info, call - or visit you Afishnsea the Moon, Pleasure, and Pacific Haze.


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AFISHNSEA THE MOON Besides a curious take on spelling, Afishnsea the Moon ( also seems to have a problem with being pigeonholed. Give the boys a listen, and you will no doubt feel challenged to label their sound, which is a little bit rock and a little bit funk mixed up with a healthy dose of tie-dye psychedelic, Santana-esque rhythms, and mega-spooky swamp jams. Really, the only entirely accurate descriptor would be along the lines of, “It makes you shake what your momma gave you … and then some.” I’ve seen these guys gig at freaked-out backyard BBQs in the hills near Ojai and empty and sad soggy-paper-bag weeknight shows on State Street, and one thing is always guaranteed to happen: The people in attendance, even the most stiff-backed of wallflowers, begin to dance. The ladies seem to like them, too. A self-described “baby band,”Afishnsea the Moon (ATM) has been official for over two years, a union that was forged in beer- and whiskey-soaked practice sessions every Tuesday night in lead guitarist Lauren Luther Campbell’s garage (and, yes, he knows his name sounds like it was made for porn). All five band members — Campbell, drummer Adam Camardella, bassist Chris Riley, rhythm guitarist Javier Morales, and frontman Johnny McCann — call Carpinteria home, the bulk of WEIRD RULES: Unable and unwilling to conform their sound to just one thing, Afishnsea the Moon (above with dog and giraffe) can run the musical spectrum during a set, from slow-skanking reggae rhythms to whiskey-drinking good-times theme music to down-and-dirty Southern swamp rock, and are led by bouncy-haired frontman Johnny McCann (left).

them having grown up there. In fact, 4/5ths of the crew was playing together in that casual sort of longtime-friends way until Carp commercial fisherman Andy Perry introduced them to one of the South Coast’s finest imports from the shores of Alabama, Johnny McCann. A true musical renaissance man and fan of fine white fur coats, McCann tied the group together and helped blast them to the next level. As Riley put it,“Adding Johnny Alabama to the mix really rounded out our sound. Music just pours out of the guy.” Since then, the group has been gigging hot and heavy throughout Carpinteria and Santa Barbara at venues and house parties alike (they’ve also been tapped for an upcoming Patagonia campaign), and their sets are always exclamation marked by a big giraffe onstage. “Our style is all styles,” summed up McCann.“We aren’t afraid to change it up and match the vibe of wherever we are.”



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that featured everything from raucous crowd surfing and tripped-out, spinning, noodle-armed hippies to a makeshift mosh pit and one extra-zealous fan shaking a front window until it smashed.“For sure, it can get radical,” said Everett matter-of-factly. Interestingly enough, Pleasure, which originally included current Pacific Haze frontman Zach Doiron, had broken up and all but disbanded earlier this spring. Doiron was gone, drummer Tony Melino left the band due to frustrations over scheduling difficulties, a proper new drummer was hard to find, and Everett and the others were kicking the tires on different projects and interests. But then the surf world came calling. An early EP, For Your Listening …, had been discovered by Conner and Parker Coffin, two brothers from Montecito who are rising stars in the international surf scene. The Coffins had scored some of their videos with Pleasure’s tunes. Conner even showed up to jam with the boys on occasion. Then, shortly after Pleasure started fading into oblivion, Conner hit the band up requesting new tunes for a bigger film project, set to be released later this year. “It was the slap in the face we needed,” said Everett. “And we have been putting it back together ever since.”



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to convert to the bass, Nick Hansink was recruited to handle percussions, and, after trying out all sorts drummers, East Coast transplant Zachariah Godlove assumed control of the skins. The coming together was so fast and fluid that the boys hopped in a van just a few months after forming and took off on a summertime tour, gigging and busking their way around the northwest for the past two months.“It’s been a great tour, just as unendingly wild as we could have hoped for,” said Doiron during their final days on the road. “Lots of good people and places, as well as plenty of not so amazing ones …. Though they make for good stories, I suppose.” Shortly before heading out, in fact part and parcel to their fundraising efforts toward said tour, Pacific Haze put on a show with Pleasure and ATM at a woodworking space in Carp that occasionally pulls covert double-duty as a venue. The night was a blissed-out blur for all in attendance, with the music being the biggest takeaway outside of the hangover that many surely woke up with. Though the bands all played their own individual sets, they also regularly sat in with each other, helping spin the whole affair into one big, feel-good family affair that you could definitely, at least at times, legitimately bang your head to. “Rockin’ out with the boys is always a blast! Both bands bring so much love to the stage every time we play with them; it definitely pushes us,” explained Dorion of the unique bond between his band and Pleasure and ATM.“Rivalry isn’t the right word — it’s something more along the lines of a brotherhood, that respect that comes from knowing what it is like to get a band together, write, rehearse, record, and perform in front of your peers. You see them put on such a passionate performance, and half of you is in awe and the other half says, ‘We gotta go out there and give it up even harder.’ We push each other to get better.” ■

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/-/: Ojai Playwrights Conference  Theater professionals and enthusiastic audiences will converge to participate in the development of new plays for the American theater at this conference. Themed “Breaking Barriers,” there will be an illustrious program of playwrights, new play workshops, and special performances. Various times. Zalk Theater, Besant Hill School,  Ojai-Santa Paula Rd., Ojai. $-$. Call - or visit for a complete schedule.

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do if a shark takes a fancy to your boat? Ralph Collier, the West Coast’s leading authority on shark attacks, will explore various theories on why sharks attack everything from surfboards and boats to crab trap floats and people. Learn what makes a shark tick and why it is such a supremely well-adapted predator. pm. S.B. Maritime Museum,  Harbor Way. $-$. Call - or visit Read more on p. .

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famous, dramatic, heart-breaking ballet will be preceded by works from exceptional compositional voices of America and Britain in the th and st centuries, Charles Ives, Benjamin Britten, and the conducting composer, Thomas Adès. pm. Granada Theatre,  State St. $$. Call - or visit musicacademy .org.

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/: Benefit to Support Sustainable Agriculture in India � A team will spend two weeks in the Udaipur district in central India working with community members, subsistence farmers, and their families, constructing small sub-surface dams, water barriers, and land partitions to reclaim monsoon rainwater for crops with the goal of sustaining agriculture to decrease hunger and poverty. By enjoying Indian cuisine, Bollywood dancing, films, music, and a silent auction, you will support this project. -pm. India House,  State St. Suggested donation: $. Call -.

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Part two of the Writing College Applications presentation for high school students applying to colleges this fall will illustrate the components of successful applications, reveal what admission officers want to see, and provide tips on crafting memorable college essays. :am-noon. Goleta Library,  N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Call - or visit

/: Lissie and Friends � Join Lissie along with Todd Hannigan, Sleeping Chief, Emy Reynolds Band, and special guest Dasha for a night of entertainment benefiting Changing Tides Orphanage in Haiti. Support a good cause with great American folk-rock music. pm. Libbey Bowl,  S. Signal St., Ojai. $-$. Call - or visit

/: Valarie Mulberry Trio � Mixing pop, folk, and blues, Valarie Mulberry will play with her trio featuring bass player Jeff Kranzler and drummer Jon Dewey and then play a solo acoustic set. Come to Café Luna with the “sunshine in the morning, a cup o’ coffee, ’n’ you

up to now? He’s created -plus fridge art magnets (that can also be hung on the wall) that will be displayed in a metal room for three hours for you to peruse, ponder, and purchase if you like. Noon-pm. Koplin/Levin Studio,  Gray Ave. Free. Visit facebook .com/danlevinart.

SUNDAY 8/10 /: Jam Command � Come enjoy a Sunday listening to Jam Command play rock, dance, and cover music. Bring the family and friends, listen to great music, and have lunch. There will be burgers, beer, and wine. pm. Paradise Store,  Paradise Rd. Free. Visit /: Studio Sunday on the Front Steps: Air-Dry Clay � Families and children are invited to participate in this hands-on workshop inspired from works of art in the museum’s exhibition with SBMA teaching artists. Build and paint a tower of wood and clay blocks inspired by Brian Bress’s video portrait “The Architect.” ::pm. S.B. Museum of Art,  State St. Free. Call - or visit

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/: Astro-Vaganza � Get involved with the return of the most out-of-this-world festival of cosmic wonders! View our own star, the Sun, help name newly discovered planets, learn about comets, and more. Explore the marvels of the universe with the S.B. Astronomical Unit, who will provide telescopes and their expert knowledge of the night sky. am-:pm; Star Party: -pm. S.B. Museum of Natural History,  Puesta del Sol. Free -$. Call - or visit

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WEEK /: Wags n’ Whiskers Festival 2014  The largest adoption event in the tri counties will feature low-cost vaccine and licensing clinics. Meet adoptable dogs, cats, and bunnies from more than  animal shelters and rescue groups. Enjoy fun performances like Disc Dogs, Police Ks, dog training, face painting, and fun activities for kids. There will also be a silent auction, raffle, food, and wine tasting. ampm. Girsh Park,  Phelps Rd., Goleta. Free. Call - or visit care whiskers.html.

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for Theoretical Physics and the filmmaker Michael Graziano will take part in panel discussion before the film and a Q&A after. An RSVP is required for admittance. -:pm. New Victoria Theatre,  W. Victoria St. Free. Call - or visit www.kitp












/: Resistance  This film will show with microscopic footage, harrowing personal stories, and expert insights the story of antibiotic resistance, starting from the mass production of antibiotics  years ago to the rise of superbugs in the st century. Visiting superbug scientists at the Kavli Institute




TUESDAY 8/12 /: Lucinda Lane This band is built around chanteuse Nicole Lvoff, guitarist/songwriter Joe Woodard, and Tom Lackner and plays original standard-style songs, bossa nova, and countrywestern-flavored tunes. “Count the dreams and blue skies days” with Lucinda Lane before “summer is over.” :-pm. Blue Agave,  E. Cota St. Free. Call - or visit





/: Evolutionary Relationships with Patricia Albere and Dr. Keith Witt


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/: Speedy  As part of the Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd: Comedy Classics of the Silent Era series, this film features baseball fanatic Harold “Speedy” Smith (Harold Lloyd) going through struggles and the best times of his life with footage of New York in its heyday, from Coney Island to Yankee Stadium, plus an unforgettable cameo by Babe Ruth. :pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. Free. Call - or visit

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/: 53rd Annual Morgan Medallion Regional Horse Show  Come see western dressage, the art of training and riding a horse, as well as a variety of classes including child and adult, hunter, western, saddle seat, and driving, filled with some of the best Morgan horses (one of the earliest horse breeds in the U.S.) in the world. The show goes through August . am and pm. Earl Warren Showgrounds,  Calle Real. Free. Email emgjoker@aol .com or visit morganmedallion


GAME OF THE WEEK /: Swimming and Running: Nite Moves The th season of this popular fitness activity, timed to coincide with the setting of the summer sun, has only three more Wednesdays to go (it will conclude August ). There are three events — a K ocean swim, K run, and aquathon (combined swim and run) — followed by food, beverages, and music. Matthew Organista of Carpinteria smoked the K course in : last week, while -year-old Ben Brewer finished the swim in : on July . Michael Smith, , has one of the fastest aquathon times (:). Many others of the  participants take time to enjoy the scenery. Registration: pm; start: :pm. $. Leadbetter Beach. Visit



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women’s surf school, iSurf School has announced the launch of its Watergirl Fund, a program that will provide scholarships for surf instruction to girls ages 5-15 and introduce surfing to those who otherwise couldn’t afford access to the sport. iSurf has partnered with numerous area businesses to make the Block Party a reality. “We are completely humbled by the support of the community to make this event a major success,” said iSurf owner Alelia Parenteau. “It’s amazing to see how many people think this cause is important and see the value of this program and of surfing in general to the young girls in our community.” The event, which will be hosted by the Valley Project and Pali Wine Co., will include a silent auction, raffle, music, a pig roast, and beer and wine. iSurf hopes to raise $15,000 to provide scholarships for up to 30 girls to attend the after-school program. — Lawrence Moody

above: The Santa Barbara Aquatics girls water polo team (ages 12 and under) took home gold medals and the first place trophy at last weekend’s Junior Olympic games held at Stanford University, making them number one in the nation for their age division. Pictured from left are (front row) Ava Stryker, Ana “Ju-Ju” Amaral, and Anna Cable; (middle row) Charlize Winter, Hannah Meyer, Cassidy Miller, Emma Engmyr, and Ella Prentice; and (back row) Abigail Hendrix, assistant coach Kelsey Hendrix, Megan Musick, Shannon Connolly, head coach Chuckie Roth, Sabina Shackelford, Claire Kronen, Angie Drake, and Riley Christen.


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“Our goal with Butterflies Alive! is to connect visitors to nature and science,” said Luke Swetland, S.B. Museum of Natural History president. That effort just got easier with the museum’s new app, which allows visitors to augment their real-life experience with information about the little flyers flitting about and alighting on your person. “The app includes a butterfly identification guide with photographs of live butterflies from the exhibit taken by museum visitors, members, volunteers, docents, and staff,” Swetland explained. The Butterflies Alive! mobile app is available for iOS operating systems and can be downloaded for free at The exhibit runs through September 7. For more information, call 682-4711 or visit — MD


Humans’ fascination with sharks seems insatiable. Consider the popularity of Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, the resonating legacy of Jaws, and even the cult hit Sharknado. For Santa Barbarans, shark sightings aren’t just via television, however; the toothy critters have been spotted up and down our coastline. To educate folks about the giant finned fish, the S.B. Maritime Museum (SBMM) has invited Ralph Collier, a leading expert on Pacific Coast white shark behavior and ecology, to give a talk titled Should I Get a Bigger Boat? Shark Attacks on Boats, People, Dogs, and Seals. Collier will share current theories as to why sharks go after surfboards, boats, crab traps, and people. Peter Howorth, the director of the S.B. Marine Mammal Center, will join Collier, giving insight into how studying shark attacks on marine mammals can serve as warnings of potential strikes to the human population. The lecture takes place Friday, August 8, 7 p.m., at SBMM, 113 Harbor Way. For reservations and information, call 962-8404 x115 or visit — Michelle Drown



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“Unfortunately, pit bulls right now are the dog of choice for the wrong owners,” continued Anderson. “So you’ve got people who want them to have a macho status symbol, you’ve got folks who want them to fight, you’ve got lots of people raising and owning these dogs irresponsibly. So sometimes the public only sees the worst of the breed.” “We’ve been kind of swimming upstream, trying to find homes for these dogs once they’re in the shelters,” Anderson said. “We realized it was kind of ridiculous to try to respond and react to the crisis once it hits crisis level, rather than try to avert it to begin with. So we started kicking around this idea to pick up as many of these litters of puppies as we could get our hands on and get them into appropriate foster homes, get them spayed and neutered so they’re not reproducing later, get them trained and socialized so we can make sure they’re not entering the shelter, and put them in responsible homes.” Launched in February of this year, Bright Beginnings has fostered 50 puppies so far and expects twice that many to have passed through the program by the end of the year. The organization places young pit bulls in foster homes for a training period of at least 30 days, during which the puppies are socialized, given medical treatment, taught basic commands, and how to interact with people, other animals, and children. Thanks to the dedicated foster owners and the weekly training program at the Shadow Fund’s ranch, Anderson said, the puppies will learn “all the things a dog needs early in life to be a well-balanced, wellsocialized dog.” After the foster period is over, the puppies are ready to go to their new adoptive homes as model citizens of the canine community. For people looking to get involved with this remarkable organization, Bright Beginnings is looking for volunteers, foster families, and people to adopt a puppy. For foster owners, training, food, and medical care for puppies is provided and, Anderson said, what is most necessary is “time, energy, and willingness, and a safe and secure home and yard.” You can visit the Bright Beginnings page at program to see pictures of the young pit bulls and follow the classes as they enter and graduate from the program. Those looking to adopt a dog, remember to keep an open mind about these misunderstood animals and get to know one in a good environment before condemning the breed based on its reputation.

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Daredevil Who Survived Scary Stunt Returns to the Road lint Ewing nearly died last summer when his attempt to set a world record for riding through a tunnel of fire went awry, leaving him with severely burned hands and wondering what would become of his career. But this past May, after three surgeries and lots of soul-searching, Ewing hit the road again, taking his stunt motorcycle-riding act to more than 25 events across the country, from Missouri and Chicago to Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida, and beyond. “Just as soon as I thought I was at the end of my career and having to get a normal job, it spun around again, against the odds,” said Ewing, who was recuperating at home in Santa Barbara when he conceived of this more intimate style of a demo tour, most occurring outside motorcycle shops, as a way to keep his sponsors stoked. “I’m having one of the best years of my life, event-wise.” While his injury came during a daredevilish ride through a 350-foot-long fireball at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, such world-record–minded feats are only occasional episodes in Ewing’s otherwise rather safe career in freestyle street bike riding, the comparably slow-paced but mind-bending art of extended wheelies, saddle standing, and crazy spinning moves. He first fell in love with dirt bikes growing up near Cold Spring School in Montecito but got into the freestyle stuff after buying his first street bike in college. Eventually, sponsors wanted to bring him to events, and a career ensued. The August 2013 crash — which made national news — threatened all of that, forcing Ewing to both mend his body and mind. Fighting off the frustration he felt while dropping things through his new hands in the grocery store, Ewing eventually got back on a mountain bike and then slowly relearned the motions on his motorcycle. He’d often think back to the day of the accident, when an incoming storm made the conditions less than ideal, causing many around him to advise against

carrying on with the stunt. It’s made him look at how he lives his entire life. “If I’m willing to go do that and not second-guess it, I need to slow down a bit,” he concluded. “I don’t need to prove anything to myself anymore.” There will be no such stunts on this tour, which concludes August 8, when his best friend gets MOTORCYLE MAN: Clint Ewing (pictured), married in Santa who suffered severe burns last year during Barbara. And it’s a dangerous stunt, is back on tour through only a matter of August 8. time before Ewing puts down all of his tricks for good. “Some guys think this motorcycle thing is the end-all, be-all, but I’ve never thought that way,” he said. “It’s fun, but it doesn’t make you a better person. I don’t ever want to be that person just known as the ‘guy who rides motorcycles.’ I want, for my friends and my family and myself, to be more than that.” — Matt Kettmann See august 7, 2014



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e grow macadamia nuts. Every day I look out onto an orchard of more than 100 thriving trees whose dangling tasseled blossoms fill the air with pungent fragrance and yield the sweetest and most satisfying of nuts, rich in the good kind of fat. But there’s a lot of work to do before the eating. After the nuts are harvested, they must be husked, dried, culled, and cracked, and that cracking step is a tough one because macadamias are gifted with the hardest of all nutshells. We often find bits of shells cracked open by neighborhood animals during their late-night parties, but those creatures must have some pretty impressive teeth and technique. I read somewhere that it takes 300 pounds per square inch of pressure to crack a macadamia shell. Enter the cracker. What I like most about the one we use is its color. Well, let me backtrack: What I like most about the one we use is that it usually works. But even when broken, as it has been for several months, its color is pretty, an oddly pleasing shade of green on a steel frame that could very well have been left dreary. I also like the polkadot holes in the cylinder through which the nuts tumble out, and I like the industrious noise of it, when it’s running, and its Rube Goldberg personality. It seems more contraption than machine. But it’s been broken and idle, and I’ve watched wistfully as burlap sacks filled with nuts in shells are hauled off to a distributor, and I yearn for our own little share of the goods, whole round edibles in perfect eightounce portions, or the wonderful broken morsels my mother-in-law calls “cookie bits.” Enter the fixer. It’s my husband, Monte, who reads directions and figures things out. The cracker comes with a xeroxed sheet of

instructions for both operation and repair that look to have been hand-typed by a Mr. Shaw, the fellow who designed it. It talks about removal of bearings and end plates, replacing inserts in flanges, and setting a locking collar in the direction of rotation of the shaft. There are blades and taper pins and even a warning about distorting the cover plate “in a manner that could render the cracker worthless.” It isn’t only that I dropped physics and don’t really understand how things work other than in a magical way (and I’m not proud of this) — it’s also that I am impatient and not inherently interested. I am cracked and distracted, and light gets in but never a clear, sharp beam. I look at these instruction sheets and feel overwhelmed and bored. Suddenly I notice a hummingbird darting around the honeysuckle. I remember something else I meant to be doing. I become the hummingbird but not as efficient. But Monte got that cracker going: eight blades, eight removals, eight replacements with small tools and patient hands. And it reminds me of something we’ve been talking about lately, which is the importance of slowing down, paying attention, and tending with care and grace to even the mundane chores and tiny rituals of life … things like washing the dishes, making the bed, maintaining the cracker. It’s what the Buddhist teacher Thích Nhâ´t Hanh refers to as mind˙ my heart and mind,” fulness.“I plant with all he has said.“I clean this teapot with the kind of attention I would have were I giving the baby Buddha or Jesus a bath. Nothing should be treated more carefully than anything else. In mindfulness … all is sacred.” I guess Monte is Zen master in our household. As for me, I aspire. And whenever they are ready, I will munch on macadamias with mindfulness and pleasure.

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arissa Meyer’s Cinder takes a startling new spin on the age-old tale of Cinderella: Here, the classic story is reimagined in a grimy science-fiction version of Beijing, set in the distant future and peopled with a rich cast of cyborgs, androids, and, of course, royalty. Drawing from both the well-known 17th-century version of the fairy tale by French writer Charles Perrault and the far older Chinese Cinderella story (written in about 856-860 CE), Meyer’s Cinder is both familiar and unique. It paints the story of a young cyborg girl living in a society that does not recognize her as fully human. It tells of her struggles to escape from her stepfamily and discover the truth about her past and what the secrets of her DNA could mean for a plague-torn city desperate for an antidote to a mysterious disease, all while working through her feelings for the young emperor who doesn’t even know that she’s a cyborg. Cinder’s story is only the beginning of a larger saga of the Lunar Chronicles, which continues in Scarlet, a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, and Cress, based on Rapunzel. A prequel to the series, Fairest, is expected later this year, tiding fans over until the release of the muchanticipated nal book, Winter, a rendering of Snow White. Although each book brings a new fairy-tale heroine to the forefront, their stories all weave together over the course of the series to create a thrilling tale of friendship, romance, and personal and political turmoil as the protagonists prepare to face the wicked queen of Luna in a battle for — Savannah Stelzer the throne.

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t is one of the most familiar stories in the human canon: Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden, the tree of knowledge of good and evil, the forbidden fruit, and the serpent. We know the story, but how many of us have really thought about what it means? I’ve always admired the focus and rigor of scholars who take a subject and examine it exhaustively, rst from one perspective, then another, turning it like a prism in sunlight. This is what Arthur George and his wife, Elena George, have done with The Mythology of Eden. Examining the Eden tale in minute detail — and with numerous footnotes — the Georges employ their combined and considerable knowledge of mythology, archaeology, history, psychology, and religion to parse new meanings from a story that is fundamental in the Christian world. Is it possible that God expelled Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden as much to allow them to act independently as to punish them? Perhaps, since God made garments to clothe them and rendered Eve fertile so humans could procreate and go on to create civilization. And did original sin begin with Adam or Eve or come later, when Cain killed Abel? Intriguing questions. The Mythology of Eden is a challenging read to be sure, the sort of book one searches for because one needs source material for a college or university assignment or because one has a professional interest in the subject. I found this to be a dense read, chock-full of references to Joseph Campbell and Carl Jung, Milton’s Paradise Lost, and lengthy expositions about human archetypes that I haven’t encountered since my student days. I had to reread entire paragraphs. Not that I oppose being stretched and challenged, bumping up against an idea I’ve never considered before, like what the Eden story meant for women, doesn’t bother me at all. As the Georges see it, the Eden story devalued women, casting the notion of the goddess on the scrap heap and subjecting Earthly women to rule by men. That idea alone left me with plenty to think about. — Brian Tanguay

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Gaucho’s Athletic Director Heads North After Six Years at UCSB, Mark Massari Makes the Leap to Oregon State


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ike the middle-class families of America, the so-called mid-majors of college athletics are struggling to keep up. There are various ways to illustrate the gap between the revenue-soaked programs at the top (the BCS football schools that are enriched by television dollars and nationwide marketing) and those that have had to adopt drought tolerance. Consider the median athletic spending per athlete, as reported by the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics for 2012. In the Southeastern Conference, the figure was $163,931; in the Pac-12 Conference, $102,121. At non-football Division I schools, it was $39,201. According to UCSB’s most recently reported figures, its athletic budget amounts to $35,000 per athlete. “The gap between us and the big boys is getting wider and wider,” said Gary Cunningham, UCSB’s interim director of athletics. “It’s a function of facilities and dollars. We’re dealing with the same old problem: finances, finances, finances.” Despite that reality, it was with considerable reluctance that Mark Massari decided to make the leap to the richer side of the gap. The director of Gaucho athletics for the past six years, Massari has departed to become the deputy director of athletics at Oregon State (OSU). He had been a rising star in OSU’s athletic department when UCSB recruited him in 2008. He succeeded Cunningham, who had retired after 13 years of steady-as-she-goes administration, and he brought a new energy to the campus. “I could tell why I was able to get the job … the things I could bring to the table from an outreach standpoint, fundraising, marketing things,” Massari said, “a little bit of [he

clapped his hands for emphasis] ‘Let’s go somewhere; let’s do a couple things.’ ” Oregon State’s athletic budget of more than $60 million is four times that of UCSB. Furthermore, 90 percent of the Beavers’ support comes from outside sources (the Pac-12, TV revenues, football play-offs, ticket sales, sponsors, and donors), while 80 percent of the Gauchos’ support comes from the campus (student fees and institutional funds). “The economics are a lot different, but at the core level, where you have dedicated, driven coaches and athletes, [UCSB] can maintain a high level,” Massari said. “It’s never going to be a level playing field. The facilities are better at certain schools. You have to choose the sports where you want to be bold, rather than invest across-the-board.” Massari highlighted Gaucho men’s soccer, which has led the nation in attendance for seven years; he brought the 2010 College Cup to UCSB. He increased the support for baseball after bringing in Coach Andrew Checketts. Men’s basketball has stayed near the top of the Big West Conference, but the women’s program has been struggling relative to its years of domination under former coach Mark French. In replacing another legendary coach, Kathy Gregory of women’s volleyball, Massari found Nicole Lantagne Welch, who led the Gauchos to a conference championship in her first year. Much of Massari’s impact has been decorative. Large banners adorn athletic buildings displaying his slogan “Dare to be Great.” He honored past Gaucho greats by starting the “Legends of the ’Dome” program. He recognized the school’s athletic history by reaching out to former Gaucho football players. The learning center in the Intercollegiate Athlet-

ics (ICA) building is dedicated to Jim Barber, a veteran of UCSB’s 1965 Camellia Bowl team. Members of that team were primary donors to the construction of the Curtice Gate at the entrance to Harder Stadium, in memory of football coach “Cactus Jack” Curtice. “One of the things I’m most proud about is how certain groups of alums feel about the place,” Massari said. “Some of it is financial, but a lot of it is emotional support.” French, who was on the search committee that brought Massari to UCSB, said the outgoing athletic director “did a good job at what we thought he’d do — marketing, promotions, videos.” Massari was less successful at nurturing camaraderie within the athletic department, which French attributed to “his inexperience in managing people hands-on.” Cunningham agreed to hold down the fort while a new search committee, chaired by former vice chancellor Gene Lucas, starts assessing candidates to replace Massari. “I expect it will take three to four months,” Cunningham said. “My goal is to keep the program where it is. It’s still an excellent program, one of the best in the Big West, if not the best. I’ll leave long-range strategies up to the next athletics director.” Chancellor Henry Yang will make the final call on the next leader of Gaucho athletics, based on the committee’s recommendations. Yang is very trustful of Cunningham, who also serves on the committee. The chancellor admired the John Wooden legacy that Cunningham, who spent years as the UCLA legend’s top assistant, brought to Santa Barbara. Massari did things differently, but he recognized Cunningham’s legacy. “This place has the morals of Gary in it,” Massari said. “He’s a stand-up person, straitlaced, is always going to do things the right way. I inherited a department that has that in its DNA. It’s going to do the right things academically and athletically.”


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o matter which beer you’re drinking, that’s mostly water in your glass — from 80-95 percent of the recipe depending on the style. popular India Pale Ale, or IPA, style. So as an ode to that As such, the type and quality of water used makes a big difference in a beer’s flavor and mouthfeel. But maritime history, Dan Reyes of CARP Brewers created an sponavo with Ceylon tea for the event, IPA flavored the clear stuff ’s starring role is also responwhich, said Rosen,“communicates the story sible for understanding beer’s past, as the rs of IPA IPA.” drink of choice for seafaring explorers ely who needed hydration but couldn’t rely nd Drinking Dirty Water: Unlike Drin on spoiled water or stronger booze, and t, win wine or liquor, beer’s unique reliance for learning lessons about the present, on water as a main ingredient also as California craft brewers eye conHOSTS INFORMATIVE in involved how the H₂ interacts servation measures amid the state’s w with the other ingredients of hops, reservoir-depleting drought. barley, and yeast.“Before we knew Beer expert Zachary Rosen will about water chemistry and how dive into these topics and more on at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum to manipulate it, the historic beer August 16, when 11 brewing comstyles evolved around what they had panies/collectives will converge to by Matt Kettmann aavailable to them,” said Rosen, who serve more than 20 beers alongside w will illustrate this point with Santa informative exhibits and quality Bar Barbara Brewing Company’s “Amigose food at the Santa Barbara Maritime hors & del Mar Mar,” an ale inspired by the Gose River Museum during the three-hour Anchors ending quest wh brewers used salty, brackish in Germany, where Ales event. It’s the latest in Rosen’s unending ning forum for water in their brew brews. So S.B. Brew Co. threw some table to present an educational yet entertaining nessed during salt, seawater, an and coriander in the Amigose to copy understanding ale, most recently witnessed that effect. the eclectic Hoptopia event in June att the Carrillo Rec Center. ut Conserve with Cans: Ballast Point will Conse “For me, this isn’t a single event, but show off their popular canned beers and really an extension of my whole body of compare how they smell and taste related to their bottled work,” said Rosen, lamenting that many beer and wine fesversions. Since cans are lighter, explained Rosen, they help tivals have devolved into places where people get wasted save gas and water in their transportation efficiency. And rather than informed. “They’re absolute shit-shows with brewers should save as much water as they can, for once people getting sloppy drunk. They don’t care about the brewery cleaning is factored in, some places use as much beer ... except for which has the highest alcohol content.” Instead, Rosen is putting up a series of “pop-up” exhibits as 10 barrels of water for every one barrel of finished beer. “That’s a pretty high usage,” said Rosen. around the Maritime Museum, pairing posters and brief presentations with creatively connected craft beers, a forSipping the Sea: Just for kicks, Rosen also brewed a mat he finds more engaging than a formal lecture.“I like robust porter with kelp from a UCSB lab. It’s still fermentthat more intimate interaction,” said Rosen, who will also ing, but Rosen hopes it will be like the other kelp- or integrate beer topics into other more permanent museum oyster-shell-infused beers he’s had.“The flavors of the sea exhibits, such as discussing glassware in front of the Point in beer usually have a smoky, salty, toasty note to them,” he Conception Lighthouse lens and having the women’s brewing club Hop Tarts serve beers in front of the upcom- explained. “It works well with a porter.” ing female lighthouse keepers display. Altogether, Rosen explained,“I want people to learn and use their senses and remember the festival and, quite Anchors & Ales is on Saturday, August frankly, not get blackout drunk.” Here’s what to expect: 16, 5-8 p.m., at the Santa Barbara Mari-



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Israeli Couscous: Saffron, cherry tomatoes, chives, garlic, mushrooms, and lemon lend flavor to this vibrant dish. This citrus version of a traditional North African staple is one way to lighten a midsummer meal. Red Quinoa and French Lentils: This vegan dish combines purple fingerling potatoes, butternut squash, parsnips, Swiss chard, and tomato broth with red quinoa and French lentils, adding up to a meal high in protein and even higher in flavor. A touch of aromatic orange peels makes this dish delight more than just the taste buds. With the restaurant’s experienced chefs and abundant resources, vegetarians are sure to be in good hands. “A lot of people associate vegetarians with people who don’t appreciate food,” DeLong said. “It’s quite the opposite actually. Most vegetarians really care about what they’re putting in their bodies.” — Joanne Howard

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

B BRASIL ARTS CAFÉ: 1230 State Street, 805-845-7656 Introducing Brazilian culture to Santa Barbara with an Eat- Drink-Move vibe. Eat and Drink in the restaurant, which features traditional Brazilian menu items, most of which are organic and healthy, while still indulging in some of the country’s most delectable offerings and popular street food. Move inside our studio where you can learn Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts) or take exciting Samba classes, learn Afro Brazilian dance or learn Brazilian Portuguese. This 1st Thursday, experience an authentic Capoeira experience and admire art from local artists.




1528 State Street, 805-962-6444 Presenting the lovely paintings of Carrie Givens, Mike Rider, and Ellen Yeomans in the different media of pastel, watercolor, and oil. Come sip a glass of wine in this beautiful gallery while enjoying this summer delight.




1333 State Street, 805-882-2108 Plein air landscape painters Chris Potter and Wyllis Heaton bring you new paintings from abroad. Wyllis spent two weeks in Morocco and Chris spent two weeks on the North East Coast. Come take a visual vacation with us over a glass of wine!




7 & 11 East Anapamu Street, 805-730-1460 Old Spanish Days are upon us - the dancers, the horses, the costumes, the food, the drinks, the fun. To add to the celebration, Sullivan Goss will provide the art. From folklorico paintings from Mexico and Los Angeles, to historical paintings of las Doñas of the Casa de la Guerra, to paintings both historical and contemporary of the icons of Fiesta, Sullivan Goss says, “Viva la!”


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4 ARTAMO GALLERY: 11 West Anapamu Street, 805-568-1400 SUMMER MIX: In its 2014 summer exhibition, Artamo Gallery presents a group show with fresh works by a wide selection of artists from California and beyond, especially featuring paintings by Ann Baldwin, Janet Bothne, András Györfi, Christina Hall-Strauss, Cody Hooper, Kaori Fukuyama, Françoise Issaly, Elana Kundell, Ana Marini, Rose Masterpol, Michael Moon, Julia Pinkham, Silvia Poloto, and Ashleigh Sumner.









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1114 State Street # 9, 805-962-8885 The Gallery is going on its 30th year and 23 years in La Arcada. It features artwork from some of today’s finest nationally-known painters. Southwest Art Magazine recognized Diane & Ralph Waterhouse among “10 Prominent People’ in the Fine Art Business. Ralph Waterhouse will give a painting demonstration at 6pm.




1114 State Street #24, 805-884-1938 Featured Artist for August: Danae Michele Liecht grew up in Santa Barbara. She has designed a line of silk clothing and handmade velvet and straw hats - her specialty is one-of-a-kind hats. Her hats have been modeled by actress Helena Bonham Carter and featured in Vogue Magazine. She also designs scarves, skirts, tops, barrettes, pins and other wearable art, made with hand-dyed silk fabric. Recently she has discovered a new passion for crochet and felting. Her designs are sensuous and romantic.


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10 OLIVER & ESPIG: 1108 State Street, 805-962-8111


653 Paseo Nuevo Terrace, 805-966-5373 Oliver & Espig Gallery is honored to present a selection of beautiful bronze sculptures by Sue DiCicco. Already a Having premiered in October 2013 at Italy’s foremost museum for contemporary art, Castello di Rivoli, Marinella gifted author, illustrator and animator, Sue reveals her additional artistic talents through her sculpted bronze Senatore, Building Communities is a thoughtful retrospective of Senatore’s operatic work, often taking the form of portraiture. A notable recent artistic honor, Sue DiCicco’s majestic bronze John Denver Remembrance Monument, collaborative films. Creating new possibilities for public involvement, this exhibition features past artwork, creative entitled “Spirit,” will be installed at the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. Currently, she is sculpting collector pieces and writing workshops, community dances, and interactive photo shoots, using the creative process itself as a subject. commissioned portraits. Join us to meet the talented Sue DiCicco.




1103-A State Street, 805-966-1707 SKETCHES FROM THE WEST- EDWARD BOREIN: Presenting a most important collection of original etchings, drawings & paintings from one of the best-known artists of the American West. This is a rare chance to own a piece of Santa Barbara’s rich heritage. COWBOY UP! Enjoy a wine tasting of our house blend Cabernet Sauvignon. Proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara.



1013 State Street, 805-845-7375 Danielle Blade will explore and describe her and Stephen Blade’s unique style and approach to art glass sculpture. Partners since 1996, they combine techniques and experiences to create original works in both blown and sculpted hot glass, currently focusing on original interpretations of objects used in rituals and worship. Natural elements such as bone, wood, vine and rock formations combine to inform their signature pieces that merge traditional hand blown glass with innovative color applications and original sculpting techniques.



15 East De La Guerra Street, (805) 965-0093 The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation has partnered with Sullivan Goss Gallery and William B. Dewey to present “Orpha Klinker and Bill Dewey: Landmarks of California.” Orpha Mae Klinker painted nineteenth-century structures in her “Landmarks of California” series (1929 – 1939) to support the nascent California Historic Landmark Registration program. In 2008, Photographer William Dewey captured images of the same sites, bringing Klinker’s project forward. 48


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D ENCANTO: 1114 State Street #22, 805-722-4338 POP UP TRUNK SHOW: We will be featuring handmade leather items from WILL LEATHER GOODS from 2 - 8 PM along with other local artisanal goods (clothing, jewelry, perfume). We will also be serving up local vino + live jazz via the BLUE MOON QUARTET from 6 - 8 PM. See you there! E SANTA BARBARA TRAVEL: 1028 State Street, 805-869-1107 Join us for an Open House with Windstar. With tall billowing sails, sun-drenched teak decks, lavish newly designed staterooms, gourmet cuisine and no more than 310 guests, your voyage on Windstar feels like your own private yacht. Get closer to the world’s most engaging places on a graceful sailing ship large enough to pamper and entertain you, yet small enough to tuck into tiny harbors and hidden coves. Windstar presentations: 6pm & 7 pm. F PLUM GOODS: 909 State Street, 805-845-3900 Summer time and the livin’ is easy. This 1st Thursday we’ll feature a collection of work from our favorite artists, including Tami Snow, Matti Berglund and Lily Lambert. Plus: the Plum Goods bar and great music. Join the party and see what else we have in store. CASA MAGAZINE:

23 East Canon Perdido Street, 805-965-6448 Time for Art: It’s a discipline and a joy. Meet local artists who’ve taken the time and meet the editors of Let the Clock Run Wild: Wit and Wisdom from Boomers and Bobbysoxers, Judy Warner Scher & Jewell Reinhart Coburn. Live music, refreshments!

H SOJOURNER: 134 East Canon Perdido, 805-965-7922 What’s going on at the Soj? Join us for music from Pat Hackney and Robert Brown of Mission Canyon. We are also showcasing artist Chris Potter. Wine tasting, great food and friends will complete your evening – a great place to begin or end your 1st Thursday jaunt! I


791 Chapala Street, 805-962-8500 We are showing off our new Happy Hour menu! Please join us for live music, beer and wine (at Happy Hour prices) and samplings of our new apps. Join us for healthy delicious food, great selection and a one-of-kind dining experience!

J SALT: 740 State Street, 805-963-7258 In celebration of Old Spanish Days, head down to North America’s largest Himalayan Salt Cave to sip sangria and enjoy this festive time in Santa Barbara! We will be featuring shot glasses carved from Himalayan Salt, which make a perfect vessel for your favorite tequila! They are also a unique hostess/host gift. Viva la Fiesta! K COMINICHI’S ANTIQUES COLLECTIVE, ESTATES AND CONSIGNMENT 19 East Haley Street, 805-962-1413 The entire Estate of Plein Air paintings by Ejnar and Jorgen Hansen, including beautiful portraits, abstracts and fantastic works on paper, are now on permanent display and sale. Ejnar Hansen was a notable figure painter in southern California and received many commissions, notably for his interior work on The Adamson House in Malibu.



1114 State Street, La Arcada Court #8, 805-965-6611 Beth Taylor, Artist of the Month, has studied graphic design for the past 15 years. She enjoys learning new, fun and creative ways to express her art through digital collage and has taken her photos to another level with photo collage, using her personal photo collection with watercolor or acrylic backgrounds to bring out the vibrant colors of each piece. The featured artists are Carrie Givens and Jerry Martin upstairs, Carol Dixon and Virginia Butterfield downstairs.

C COFFEE CAT: 1201 Anacapa Street, 805-962-7164 Syd McCutcheon calls herself a lifelong art major - always learning, always wanting to see more, never finished studying. Her works makes you smile by using vibrant colors and often whimsical images and titles. Syd is a mixed-media artist, working mainly in acrylics. Fiber art, assemblage and teaching are Syd’s current art interests. She also teaches workshops locally and in Oaxaca, Mexico, with two other artists.






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6 FAULKNER GALLERY: 40 East Anapamu Street 45 Years of Art and Activism: An eclectic mix of Environmental Artists join for benefit art show for the month of August at the Faulkner Gallery to commemorate 45 years since the oil blow-out in the Santa Barbara Channel, which helped inspire the Modern Environmental Movement and the work of Get Oil Out! Artist/Activist panel at 6:30pm. 7

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1130 State Street, 805-963-4364 The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is open every Thursday 5 – 8 pm for free as part of Chase Free Thursday Evenings. Family 1st Thursday: Bring the whole family to enjoy 1st Thursday together in SBMA’s Family Resource Center. Color Field Landscapes: Apply a color base coat with liquid tempera using a palette knife, then overlay transparent sheets of contrasting hues to create a “heat sensor” landscape, inspired by Jack Goldstein’s Untitled, on view in the Left Coast exhibition. Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Free. Exhibitions on View: Daumier’s Salon: A Human Comedy Living in the Timeless: Drawings by Beatrice Wood Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art Degas to Chagall: Important Loans from The Armand Hammer Foundation and the Collection of Michael Armand Hammer







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38 West Victoria, 805-770-7702 The Santa Barbara Public Market will feature TheAbstract10, a group of 10 local working artists. Established in 2010, this select group came together to cultivate their unique visions of contemporary abstract art. Wine tasting provided by Summerland Winery.


136 East De La Guerra Street, 805-966-1601 In celebration of the 90th anniversary of Old Spanish Days, the Museum invites the community to view our latest exhibition, Project Fiesta! Experience the pageantry, fashion and traditions of our city’s most cherished cultural festival. Featuring vintage posters, artwork, restored costumes, artifacts and historical photos, the exhibit will grow as we collect your viva la fiesta memories and images. Anastasia & Vasily, winners of the International Dance Championships and owners of “Dance Fever Studios” will be onsite to perform and give impromptu Latin dance lessons. All ages welcome.



27 East Cota Street, 805-690-4913 The works presented in this exhibit, from four alumni photographers of Brooks Institute, are each a unique study of relationships. Greg Cooper uses the vast channels of the web to funnel his experience of loss and longing. Matt Perko’s portrait project on his autistic son is an imaginative bond expertly crafted and furthered in the process. Ellen Webber’s project ‘Our Lady,’ the symbolic color exploration of the ubiquitous statue of Mother Mary commonly found in the neighborhoods of Boston shows a motherly connection both longed for and abandoned. Brian Wilson’s project embraces his place in the Marine community and shows a personal and familial side of life that abounds amidst this regimented branch of society.

17 JADENOW GALLERY: 14 Parker Way. 805-845-4558 Simply sublime, to terrifically titillating, to exquisitely exciting - paintings to performance, all here now, at the JadeNow Gallery, featuring fine contemporary carving and visionary art in beautiful downtown Santa Barbara. From top to bottom, awakening consciousness is our intent! Come see what’s new - join us for an evening of art, music and wine!

Corner of State & Anapamu Street, 805-969-0859 Friendship Center’s Family Services Director, Kristen (Kai) Hoye, MSW, will lead short sessions of qi-gong, a gentle exercise mode similar to tai chi. This ancient practice promotes vitality and is a relaxing and energizing component of the innovative Brain Fitness for Successful Aging, a six-week series she developed based on the research of world-renowned neurologist Dr. Kenneth Kosik and neuropsychologist Rick Hanson, PhD, for those approaching and experiencing “middle age.” In addition, memory-enhancing games and puzzles will be available for a further taste of Brain Fitness.

JAMIE GREEN 900 State Street, Marshalls Patio, 5:00-8:00pm Enjoy the music of local musician Jamie Green, a two-time L.A. Music Award-winning singer-songwriter. Jamie’s music spans the genres of rock, soul, funk, hip-hop and folk, showcasing her signature storytelling and catchy pop melodies.

JOHN MARKS & MORGANFIELD BURNETT Paseo Nuevo Center Court John Marks is proof that you don’t have to be from Chicago to have the blues in you. Switching from drums to guitar in his early teen years, John settled in San Diego after a stint in the Navy. Over the years, John has played with blues luminaries such as Earl King, Floyd Dixon, Lightning Hopkins and William Clarke. Morganfield Burnett has performed at many local venues for the past 35 years.

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

EMAIL: ARTS@INDEPENDENT.COM OH, HI: Changing Tides presents the third annual Lissie & Friends concert at the Libbey Bowl on Saturday, August 9.




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f you’ve so much as glanced at a lifestyle magazine in the past six months, you know that our neighbors to the south are having a serious moment in the sun. Thanks to a laid-back vibe, an artistically liberal community, and an insurmountable dose of natural beauty, Ojai has become the go-to destination for L.A. and S.F. bohems looking to vacay on a budget. Turns out, it’s also becoming quite the hot spot for musicians looking to get away from it all (without really going all that far away). In recent years, members of Wilco, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, and He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister have all taken up residence in Ojai, with more sure to follow suit. Lucky for us ers, this renaissance comes with a whole other set of perks, including sweet restaurants, killer shopping, and intimate musical experiences just an arm’s reach away. On most weekends, you can dip into the Deer Lodge or sit by the pool at the Ojai Rancho Inn and take in a show so small, so good, and so (usually) free that you’ll never want to step inside an S.B. nightclub again. This weekend, one of Ojai’s resident musical children is making extra good on the whole community-revival thing. On Saturday, August 9, songstress Lissie takes to the stage at the Libbey Bowl for a benefit concert to support her fellow Ojai-ers at Changing Tides Orphanage. The cause is one that sits deep with the songstress, who’s headlined a similar show for the organization for the last two years. But it’s also a pairing that’s indicative of Ojai’s current state of mind. Lissie met Taffy Lowen and Vance Simms shortly after moving to Ojai from L.A. in 2009. Simms, along with a

group of Ojai friends, had begun making monthly trips to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, building houses and helping young, displaced children get an education. Shortly thereafter, he founded Changing Tides and came to Lowen to help sell a book of images about the project. When Lissie heard about what her neighbors were doing, she immediately wanted to take part “As a musician, you can get people to come together, and you can have this captive audience, so why not use that opportunity to inform them about something you believe in?” she explained back in 2012. For the unacquainted, Lissie’s music is easily categorizable as the heartfelt singer/ songwriter type, but it also goes a long way beyond the clichéd trappings of the label. Her voice is a full-bodied force to be reckoned with, powerful enough to belt the living daylights out of some Motown soul but subtle enough to pull off sweet, heartstring-tugging whispers. Her leanings, while sometimes sunny and California folk-inspired, tend toward the daring. In 2010, her big, Southern-rock-riffy take on Kid Cudi’s “Pursuit of Happiness” took the song from catchy to a full-on, chest-rattling assault. This year, she tackled Danzig’s “Mother” and proved herself a prime candidate for the role of new-school Janis Joplin. Add to that a blonde surfer’s mane and an immediately lovable girl-next-door personality, and you’ve kind of got the gist. Come Saturday, Lissie will be joined onstage by friends Todd Hannigan, Sleeping Chief, Emy Reynolds, and Dasha. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m., and all proceeds benefit Changing Tides Orphanage. To purchase tickets, call 207-6817 or visit libbey — Aly Comingore



Magnificent malcontent Morrissey returns with his mariachi- and flamenco-tinged 10th solo album, World Peace Is None of Your Business. He gets down to brass tacks on the title track with sardonic jabs at the oligarchies and corporatocracies running our planet: “World peace is none of your business / So would you kindly keep your nose out / The rich must profit and get richer / And the poor must stay poor,” he croons, “Oh, you poor little fool — oh, you fool / Each time you vote you support the process.” Next, “Neal Cassady Drops Dead” gives the Mozzer ample space to pay homage to the antihero avatar immortalized in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. Here, he further embellishes the myth, philosophically musing: “Neal Cassady drops dead / And Allen Ginsberg’s howl becomes a growl / Victim or life’s adventurer / Which of the two are you?” On “I’m Not a Man” and “Earth Is the Loneliest Planet” Moz’s (perhaps justifiable) misanthropy is readily apparent. Later, on the tongue-in-cheek “Kick the Bride Down the Aisle,” the singer vents his sarcastic spleen: “She just wants a slave / To break his back in pursuit of a living wage / So that she can laze and graze / For the rest of her days.” “Istanbul” and “Mountjoy” are the standout tracks, the latter of which references the infamous Irish prison: “Brendan Behan’s laughter rings / For what he had or hadn’t done / For he knew then as I know now / That for each and every one of us / We all lose / Rich or poor, we all lose / Rich or poor, they all lose.” Though the album is bombastically overproduced, the lyrics are pure gold, proving that at 55, Mr. Steven Patrick Morrissey remains an unrepentant bitter romantic. — Sean Mageean


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What do King Arthur, Roxie Hart, and Nathan Detroit have in common? Besides being classic Broadway musical roles, these are all characters that will grace the big stage at the Granada as part of Theater League’s Broadway in Santa Barbara series. Based in Kansas City, this intrepid nonprofit production company is dedicated to the proposition that every American deserves more jazz hands, more tinsel, and especially more rousing big numbers in his or her life. As a result, they’ve spared no expenses in bringing professional touring companies of great Broadway shows to selected cities. If you have thrilled to West Side Story, Dreamgirls, Spamalot, or Young Frankenstein at the Granada, then you’ve seen a Theater League show. Often the casts are made up of rising stars, but in several instances, such as last season’s Hello, Dolly! featuring Sally Struthers, these shows come with the big stars attached. Although the best value will always be season tickets (which are already on sale), starting August 18, those wanting to concentrate their resources on the sleaze of Chicago (Apr. 7-8, 2015), the sassiness of Guys and Dolls (Feb. 17-18, 2015), or the grandeur of Camelot (Jan. 20-21, 2015) will have their chance because that’s when single tickets for all this season’s shows go on sale. Theater League always throws in one show that’s not part of the season package, and it’s usually something wild. Last season, this one-off special was the Green Day musical American Idiot, and this year it’s another can’tmiss sensation: STOMP. No date has been set for that one-night-only performance, but the good news is that if you subscribe to the whole season, you can swap your tickets for one of those three shows for the best seats in the house for STOMP. To purchase tickets to any of Theater League’s performances, call 899-2222 or visit — Charles Donelan

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STRAVINSKY’S PETRUSHKA Academy Festival Orchestra Thomas Adès conductor Ives: Variations on “America” Britten: “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes Adès: Polaris Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947 version)

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: Tim Wood’s “Kodama” (2014) is just one of the featured pieces in the Arts Fund’s current and tech-minded group show.

THE CUTTING EDGE Ruckus. At the Arts Fund Gallery. Shows through August 16. Reviewed by Nathan Vonk


erhaps the most common way we experience how technology transforms art is in music. Depending on your age, you might remember the first time you heard a song by Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, or Nine Inch Nails that forever changed what music could be. As with music, when we encounter this kind of quantum leap in the realm of visual art, it is at first disorienting. But as soon as we get over the initial shock, it can also produce an incredible sense of wonder. The collection of work on view through August 16 at the Arts Fund Gallery is full of these kinds of awe-inducing moments, where technology is put to creative use to make something thoroughly unfamiliar. As you enter the gallery space, you immediately encounter “The Font,” an imposing metal cauldron filled with water of ever-changing colors. Connected to this is a microphone that transmits to a speaker inside “The Font,” creating a complex series of Faraday waves on the surface of the water that responds to the pitch of your voice. This display is then projected onto the walls above. The piece is collaboration by artists Carlos Padilla, Alan Macy, Jonathan Smith, and Ethan Turpin, who have produced something that is unique and remarkably captivating. Macy’s solo effort for this show, “Sensory Perception Chair – Breathing,” comes in the form of a plush red chair adorned with similarly colored wings. When the chair is occupied, it slowly syncs with the breathing patterns of the sitter, and within moments the wings begin to move back and forth in rhythm. There are no obvious sensors in the chair to explain how this interaction takes place, amplifying the sense of mystery that such an object creates. However, the experience of sitting in the chair itself is so soothing that it is easy to want to linger there. On the opposite side of the gallery, Turpin uses antiquated video equipment from the 1980s and ’90s to produce “Video Feedback Temperatures,” part of his Video Feedbackteria series. This iteration takes a video of the viewer and their surroundings to produce colorful abstract patterns that slowly evolve into biomorphic shapes. As with the rest of this series, the astonishment here comes from just how organically this feedback seems to behave. It is absolutely mesmerizing. The final two exhibitors for this show come from UCSB’s Media Arts and Technology graduate program, one of this country’s single greatest centers for this kind of avant-garde art. Tim Wood’s “Kodama” uses a repurposed Xbox video sensor to detect the viewer’s body movement and translates that motion into a digitally rendered tree on the screen above. Wood is also a dancer, and this piece is a beautiful exploration of the intersection of the physical and the virtual. Marco Pinter has created what is probably the most cerebral piece in the show, “Object Permanence : Non-Dual.” Over the course of four-and-a-half minutes, three digital screens depict a variety of shapes that move from one screen to the next, at times seeming to interact with the sculpted elements installed in the spaces around the screens. The interaction confuses our understanding of how the real world affects the virtual world, and vice versa. From an artistic standpoint, it can be a challenge to discuss this kind of work, which seemingly requires an entirely new vocabulary. But there is certainly a distinct kind of beauty in the way this work asks us to redefine what art can be. For the art lover who gets excited by the idea of exploring the cutting edge, this ■ show will not disappoint. august 7, 2014





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TRA LA LA, I LOVE ANOTHER: Carmen (Briana Hunter) takes up with her new boyfriend, Escamillo the toreador (Thomas Cannon).

GAME FOR BEGUILEMENT Carmen, presented by the Music Academy of the West. At the Granada Theatre, Friday, August 1. Reviewed by Joseph Miller

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apping a renaissance year and honoring the 80th birthday of vocal teacher Marilyn Horne, the Music Academy of the West (MAW) chose to stage for its 2014 opera production one of the most perfect musical theater pieces of all time and certainly one of the most popular. Georges Bizet’s brilliant themes, coupled with his psychologically masterful orchestrations, are as bewitching as the allure of the title character, Carmen. These melodies have a way of getting into your soul and lodging in the memory for hours, days afterward. But patrons were game for beguilement on this sold-out opening night. With the opera scheduled during Old Spanish Days, director David Paul and his designers alighted on a novel idea for the setting: Santa Barbara and its mountains, circa 1850, instead of Seville. After all, our own history amalgamates westward migrants searching for freedom, Mexican culture with its cherished regard for bullfighting, and streams of Romani peoples displaced from Europe. The opening curtain drew approving murmurs and instant applause for an awesome spectacle: rocky heights — apparently modeled from La Cumbre Peak and its companions — set against a luminous sky over an adobe and red-tiled village. But more important was the aural backdrop, delivered with finesse by members of the Academy Festival Orchestra under the direction of conductor James Gaffigan. Bizet’s extensive emotional range was rendered vivid and vital throughout, especially during the ponderous trombone-laden “Fate” theme, the whimsical delicacy of “Avec la garde montante,” and the heartbreaking tenderness of the flute-and-harp “Prelude to Act III.” Carmen, of course, is nothing without a strong title character, and Baltimore native Briana Hunter, new to the Music Academy this year, combined her sultry mezzo with keen acting skills to flesh out (so to speak) the seductive “untamed bird” of Seville. One of the greatest arias, “Seguidilla près des remparts de Séville,” was not only sung beautifully but also cheekily choreographed with the brazen gypsy (who’d been tied up after a cat fight) freeing her hands, toying whip-like with the strap, and finally pushing the guard into the captive’s chair at the last note. There hung the whole story in miniature. The role of Don José was magnificently sung by tenor Brett Payne. The opera is essentially a morality tale of the temptation and fall of this soldier, and Payne drew a convincing arc of development from boyish (but vulnerable) moralism to murderous torment. Even the pure love of Don José’s fiancée, Micaëla, sung by Alison King, is powerless to save him. An especially soul-stirring moment occurs when Micaëla tracks her fugitive-betrothed to an outlaw hideout. Wandering alone in the dark, she broods on her predicament and prays for courage (“C’est les contrebandiers le refuge ordinaire”). King’s power in this aria was resplendent. The chorus of Carmen, as with previous MAW summer operas, included Santa Barbara community singers. This year also involved the State Street Ballet for a village dance at the opening of Act II — a sequence, amid twilight sky and hanging lanterns, as beguiling as any. ■




Comedy Classics of the Silent Era

The Navigator & One Week

Through a series of mishaps, a pair of sweethearts end up stranded together on an abandoned ocean liner and are forced to fend for themselves.

Fri / aug 8* / 8:30 PM / SB County CourthouSe Sunken garden

*Featuring live piano accompaniment by Michael Mortilla


Buster Keaton

When Pop’s horse-drawn trolley business is under siege, chronically unemployed baseball fanatic Harold “Speedy” Smith comes to the rescue. MODERN HEROES: In The Odyssey Project, students from UCSB collaborate with campers from Los Prietos to discover their inner connections to the heroic world of the ancient Mediterranean.


The Odyssey Project. At Center Stage Theater, Sunday, August 3. Reviewed by Charles Donelan

Wed / aug 13 / 7:30 PM / uCSB CaMPBell hall Fri / aug 15* / 8:30 PM / SB County CourthouSe Sunken garden *Featuring live piano accompaniment by Michael Mortilla

Silent Film Contest Aug 20 and Aug 22

Harold Lloyd

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n Sunday afternoon, an enthusiastic audience filled Center Stage Theater to capacity for the single public performance of The Odyssey Project, Michael Morgan’s ambitious program for healing the identities of young men who are incarcerated. Each summer, Morgan, a professor in UCSB’s Theater Department, pairs eight juvenile offenders from the Los Prietos Boys Camp with eight UCSB students for a journey of discovery through the experience of ancient literature and the medium of theatrical performance. The class,“Theater : The People’s Voice,” meets four times a week for six weeks in sessions that each last almost four hours. During those sessions, the men from Los Prietos learn the story of Homer’s Odyssey, compare its hero’s struggles to their own lives, and then combine the two in an original, fully produced show with lighting, costumes, back projections, masks, and music. It’s a rare and bold kind of experiment, premised on the observation that, like Odysseus, these boys will need skills, courage, and enormous persistence to make it home from the dangerous world into which they have wandered. Eventually, another, even larger audience will get to enjoy Sunday’s performance, as the show was filmed by a professional documentary crew, complete with crane and Steadicam. The show they captured was varied, upbeat, and revealing. Through a variety of techniques, including recitation from the Odyssey, enactments of its scenes, dance, shared personal stories, raps, and affirmations, the cast created a hybrid virtual world that contained both the grandeur and exoticism of the ancient Mediterranean and the gritty, uncompromising reality of life at risk in contemporary Southern California. With just a handful of props, T-shirts for costumes, and some very clever masks, these actors transformed the space into one of community, beauty, and emotional truth. Following the program’s principle that to live as a hero means knowing that your voice in the world has power, each performer, whether from UCSB or Los Prietos, bore witness to the issues that concern them. For example, during one sequence that resembled a friendly version of a dance-off, each performer prefaced his or her moves with a simple statement of intention, e. g.,“I dance for all those who struggle with poverty,” or “I dance for the ones who have fallen.” Taken alongside the elegantly staged scenes of the Greek epic, these moments of personal witness and social truth expanded to encompass the entire community. Congratulations to the men and women of The Odyssey Project for taking us someplace hopeful and new and for helping everyone involved feel a ■ lot closer to home.

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A MIGHTY WIN: Frontman Win Butler was just one of many onstage during Arcade Fire’s commanding, lengthy, confetti-filled set at the Santa Barbara Bowl.


Arcade Fire. At the Santa Barbara Bowl, Monday, August 4. Reviewed by Aly Comingore


fter a week’s worth of confetti eggs, skirt twirling, and margarita machines, I half expected Monday night’s Arcade Fire audience to show up dragging their feet. Apparently I was only half right. As the sun crested and the band took the stage at the Santa Barbara Bowl, frontman Win Butler made quick work of revving up his fans.“Most people stand up at our shows,” he snickered to those in their seats,“but that’s fine — stay sitting. It looks comfortable.” From there it was all systems go. Outfitted with a small army of auxiliary percussionists, string players, and bobblehead-brandishing dancers, the band launched into “Here Comes the Night Time” and ushered in close to two hours of swelling, scream-sing-along celebration. For those who’ve followed Arcade Fire through their nearly flawless 13-year, four-album run, the band is a kind of rock ’n’ roll beacon of hope. Play “Wake Up” to most anyone older than 18, and you’re sure to spark a tearful memory or five. Talk to someone who saw the band during one of their famously highenergy early tours, and you’re all but guaranteed to get an earful. Why? Because the Arcade Fire magic is a mythical, many-armed beast. The band’s songs are big, at times over-orchestrated affairs, and when they’re brought to life in front of a crowd, they build and build and build until they almost topple over. As far as stage presence goes, husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne are unlikely foils; his commanding speak-sing plays off her eerily delicate lilt in a way that’s both odd and affecting. And when you combine all this with dizzying lighting rigs, a couple hundred mirrors, and a few cannons full of confetti, you’re basically guaranteed a good time. Santa Barbara’s entry into the Reflektor Tour diary featured a few kind-ofokay covers (Dead Kennedys’ “California Über Alles” and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ “California”), as well as a weighted helping of tracks off of last year’s Reflektor, but the evening’s real highlights came with the classics. Midway through, Butler made the wistfulness of “The Suburbs” feel downright revelatory, and when it ran into the one-two punch of “Ready to Start” and “Ocean of Noise,” there wasn’t a seated body in the house. Yes, there were some misses, and no, I don’t think the additional bongo players really added all that much, but when “Rebellion (Lies)” hit halfway through the encore, it did really feel like the best party the Bowl has hosted all season. ■ Leave it to Arcade Fire to make Monday night feel like a weekend.

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FROM A LAND DOWN UNDER: Australian groovers Panama head to Santa Barbara along with synth-pop acts Mango Mango and Mexico City Blondes on Sunday, August 10.



by Aly Comingore

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WELCOME TO PANAMA: With the dog days of summer fast approaching, it seems like everyone’s trying to squeeze the last few drops out of vacation season. If you’re like me and lurking around without an island to get away to, don’t worry: There’s still hope. Namely, this weekend’s Panama show at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club. The geographically confused trio from Australia hits the West Coast this week as part of their first-ever U.S. tour in support of their brand-new EP, Always. Like their Down Under dwelling buddies Jagwar Ma and Chet Faker, Panama makes the kind of swirly, propulsive piano music that perfectly soundtracks those hot summer nights. On Always, the guys offer up a baritone-laden collection of singles and remixes punctuated with spacey guitars, ’80s-indebted synths, and even a few well-placed saxophone runs. But don’t confuse Panama with the big, bombastic dance pop of acts like M — these guys dabble in the computerized but have their feet planted firmly in the world of live musicianship. And if the online videos are to be believed, they’re more than capable of injecting a room with some seriously visceral energy. We the Beat presents Panama at SOhO ( State St.) on Sunday, August 10, at 9 p.m. with Santa Barbara’s own Mango Mango and Mexico City Blondes. The show is 18+. For tickets and info, call 962-7776 or visit /panama.

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POOL PARTY: Thanks to last week’s unseasonable and oh-so-welcome rainstorm, the fine folks of Folk Steady have moved their monthly poolside soirée to this Sunday, August 10, at the Ojai Rancho Inn. For those who have yet to frequent Vaughn Montgomery’s curated afternoon of music, mark your calendars. This weekend’s lineup features the sounds of Aaron Embry, Gabriel Slavitt, Roger Keiaho, Becca Fuchs, Ryan Fabel, and Montgomery’s own little big here. The jams are mostly acoustic, wonderfully soothing, and always family friendly. And as for the atmosphere, it’s about as laid-back and adorably hippie-dippie as they come. Pack the kids, some swimsuits, and a picnic, and prepare yourself for the best little free backyard jam on the South Coast. The party stretches from noon to dusk around the pool at the Ojai Rancho Inn ( Ojai Valley Trail, Ojai). For info, call 646-1434.

KEEP ’EM COMING: We’re still collecting submissions for this year’s Santa Barbara Bands Issue, which hits stands on Thursday, October 9. If you’re making music in or around the Santa Barbara area, send us your music, websites, and bios ■ for a chance to be featured. Email for info.

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EAT YOUR VEGGIES: Also this week, on Monday, August 11, Inglewood rapper Casey Veggies makes his S.B. debut at Velvet Jones. The young emcee has been making waves since he left the Odd Future pack in 2007. In solo mode, Veggies has established himself as something of a firecracker in hip-hop world, thanks to an even but furious flow and an ear for whip-like beats. Don’t trust us? Well, he’s got industry backing, too, including features from the likes of Mac Miller (“Can I Live”) and OFWGKTA figurehead Tyler the Creator (“DTA”). Most recently, Veggies signed to Epic Records imprint VIC, on which he’ll release his first major-label album in the coming months. In other words, catch Casey now. Chances are he’ll be playing rooms twice this size by year’s end. The show starts at 8 p.m. Call 965-8676 or visit for tickets.

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Faulkner Gallery – Reflections of an Oil Spill: 45 Years of Art and Activism, through Aug. .  E. Anapamu St., -. Gallery  – Beth Taylor and other featured artists, through Aug. ; Carrie Givens, Jerry Martin: Pinturas De Baja, through Aug. . La Arcada,  State St., -. OIL AND WATER: Erling Sjovold’s diptych “Butterfly Current,” part of Gallery  – Asandra: Old River, New Shore, is on view at Marcia Burtt Studio. Mixed Media Prints and Bruce Samia: Manipulated Photographic Prints, through Aug. .  W. El Roblar Ave., Ojai, art exhibits -. Gallery Los Olivos – B J Stapen, Carol Simon, MUSEUMS through Aug. .  Grand Ave., Los Olivos, Karpeles Manuscript Library and -. Museum – Megan Leal: Abstract Explosions, Goleta Library – August Art Show, through through Aug. ; KaSahi Studios: Photography Aug. .  N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, of Lisa Marie Bolton, through Aug. ; multiple -. permanent installations.  W. Anapamu St., The Good Life Craft Beer & Wine Cellar – -. Lauren McFarland: Ranch Life on the Central Lompoc Museum – Eric Morlan: Selected Coast, through Aug. .  Mission Dr., Works 1980 -2014, through Sept. . Solvang, -.  S. H St., Lompoc, -. Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Ctr. – Donald Museum of Contemporary Art S.B. – Quintana, through Sept. .  Guadalupe St., Marinella Senatore: Building Communities, Guadalupe, -. through Aug. .  Paseo Nuevo, -. Harris and Fredda Meisel Gallery of Art – Rancho La Patera & Stow House – Los Padres Watercolor Society, through Sept. . Multiple permanent exhibits hosted by the  De la Vina St., -. Goleta Valley Historical Society.  N. Los Hospice of S.B. – Paula Re: crossings of my Carneros Rd., Goleta, -. mind, through Oct. .  Alameda Padre S.B. Historical Museum – Project Fiesta!, Serra, Ste. , -. through Sept. ; The Story of Santa Barbara, Jane Deering Gallery – The Flat File Project, permanent exhibition. Free admission. ongoing.  E. Canon Perdido St., -.  E. De la Guerra St., -. The Lark –Kevin Eddy, ongoing.  Anacapa S.B. Maritime Museum – Light at Point St., -. Conception: Prints by Hank Pitcher, through Los Olivos Café –Laurel Sherrie: Conversations Sept. .  Harbor Wy., #, -. with Nature, through Sept. .  Grand Ave., S.B. Museum of Art – Living in the Timeless: Los Olivos, -. Drawings by Beatrice Wood, through Aug. ; Lucky Penny – Campbell Baker, ongoing. Daumier’s Salon: A Human Comedy, through  Anacapa St., -. Oct. ; Degas to Chagall: Important Loans from Marcia Burtt Studio – Anne Ward, and Erling the Armand Hammer Foundation and the ColSjovold: Old River, New Shore, through Oct. . lection of Michael Armand Hammer and Martin  Laguna St, -i. Kersels’s Charm series, ongoing exhibitions. Montecito Aesthetic Institute – Spring into  State St., -. Summer, through Sept. .  Coast Village Ty Warner Sea Ctr. – Multiple permanent Rd., Ste. H, Montecito, -. installations.  Stearns Wharf, -. Ojai Community Bank – Sally Carless: A Year Wildling Museum – Carol Wood Jacksen, with the Eagles, through Aug. .  W. Ojai through Aug. ; John Fery: Painting the Ave., #, Ojai, -. Wilderness, through Sept. ; student artists: Pacific Western Bank – Celebrating 28 Years Visions of the Night Sky, through Sept. . -B of I Madonnari Posters, ongoing.  E. Figueroa Mission Dr., Solvang, -. St., -. Porch – Lety Garcia, through Aug. .  GALLERIES Santa Claus Ln., Carpinteria, -. Allan Hancock College Library – S.B. City Hall Gallery – Pursuit of Passion: Children’s book illustrations, ongoing. Early Santa Barbara Women Artists, through  S. College Dr., Santa Maria, -. Feb. , . De la Guerra Plaza, -. Architectural Foundation Gallery – S.B. Frame Shop & Gallery – Michael Jeremy Harper: Sacred Places, through Aug. . Ferguson and Marcia Burtt, through Aug. .  E. Victoria St., -.  State St., Ste. J, -. Artamo Gallery – Summer Mix, through St. Mark’s-in-the-Valley Episcopal Aug. .  W. Anapamu St., -. Church – The Things We Carry, through Aug. . Arts Fund Gallery – Ruckus, through  Nojoqui Ave., Los Olivos, -. Aug. . -C Santa Barbara St. -. Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery – Beatrice Wood Ctr. for the Arts, Beato Jon Francis: Let Icons Be Icons, Susan Gallery – Lauren Hanson: Illustrative Ceramics, McDonnell: Curiouser and Curiouser!, and Ken through Aug. .  Ojai-Santa Paula Rd., Bortolazzo: Moving On, through Aug. ; Ojai, -. Las Pinturas de la Fiesta, through Aug. ; Bronfman Family Jewish Community The Summer Impressionists, , through Ctr. – Voices, ongoing.  Chapala St., Sept. ; Orpha Klinker, Bill Dewey: Landmarks -. of California, through Oct. .  E. Anapamu St., C Gallery – Reductions/Formations, -. through Sept. .  Bell St., Los Alamos. Tamsen Gallery – R.W. Firestone, ongoing. -.  State St. , -. Cancer Ctr. of S.B. – Art Heals, a permanent TVSB – Light, through Oct. .  S. Salinas exhibit.  Pueblo St., -. Ave., -. 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AUG. 7–14 Granada Theatre – Academy Festival Orchestra: Stravinsky’s Petrushka.  State St., -. SAT: pm Hahn Hall – Music Academy of the West: Picnic Concert .  Fairway Rd., -. FRI: :pm S.B. Museum of Art – Music Academy of the West: Summer Concert Series.  State St., -. THU: pm


Adama –  Chapala St., -. THU: Greg Harrison (pm) Blue Agave –  E. Cota St., -. TUE: Lucinda Lane (:pm) Blush Restaurant & Lounge –  State St., -. SUN: Chris Fossek (pm) Brasil Arts Café –  State St., -. FRI: Lawrence Duff Trio (:pm) Brewhouse –  W. Montecito St., -. THU, WED-SAT: Live Music (pm) Café Luna –  Lillie Ave., Summerland, -. SAT: Valarie Mulberry Trio (pm) Chase Palm Park –  E. Cabrillo Blvd., -. THU: Concerts in the Park: Summer of Rock! (-:pm) Chumash Casino Resort –  E. Hwy. , Santa Ynez, () -. THU /: KC & The Sunshine Band (pm) Cold Spring Tavern –  Stagecoach Rd., -. FRI: The Greatest Story (-pm) SAT: Steve Fort (-pm); Nate Latta and the Trainhoppers (-pm) SUN: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan (:-pm); Cash Cats (:-:pm) The Creekside –  Hollister Ave., -. FRI: Iron Bunnyhead (pm) MON: Karaoke with Dyno Mike (pm) WED: Country Night (pm) Dargan’s –  E. Ortega St., -. SAT: Traditional Irish Music (:pm) TUE: Karaoke (pm) THU: David Courtenay & The Castawaves Unplugged (:pm) Endless Summer Bar/Café –  Harbor Wy., -. FRI: Acoustic guitar and vocals (:pm) EOS Lounge –  Anacapa St., -. THU: Huge Thursday with Mackie and Bix King FRI: Live Music (-pm); DNA Presents SAT: DJ Calvin and Kohjay WED: Salsa Night Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. –  Anacapa St., -. FRI: Live Music (pm) SAT: The Caverns (-pm) Hoffmann Brat Haus –  State St., -. THU: Live Music Thursdays (pm) Indochine –  State St., -. TUE: Indie Night (pm) WED: Karaoke (:pm) The James Joyce –  State St., -. THU: Alastair Greene Band (pm) FRI: Kinsella Brothers Band (pm) SAT: Ulysses Jazz Band (:-:pm) SUN, MON: Karaoke (pm) TUE: Teresa Russell (pm) WED: Victor Vega and the Bomb (pm) Libbey Bowl –  E. Ojai Ave., Ojai, -. SAT: Lissie and Friends Concert (pm) Moby Dick Restaurant –  Stearns Wharf, -. WED-SAT: Derroy (pm) SUN: Derroy (am) Monty’s –  Hollister Ave., Goleta, -. THU: Karaoke Night (pm) O’Malleys and the Study Hall –  State St., -. THU: College Night with DJ Gavin Ojai Art Ctr. Theater –  S. Montgomery St., Ojai, -. SUN: Nathan McEuen (-pm) Old Town Tavern –  Orange Ave., Goleta, -. FRI, SAT, WED: Karaoke Night (:pm) Palapa Restaurant –  State St., -. FRI: Live Mariachi Music (:pm)

Reds Tapas & Wine Bar –  Helena Ave., -. THU: Live Music (pm) Roundin’ Third –  Calle Real, -. THU, TUE: Locals Night (pm) S.B. Maritime Museum –  Harbor Wy., #, -. SAT: Ukulele music and singing (-:pm) Sandbar –  State St., -. WED: Big Wednesday (pm) SOhO Restaurant & Music Club –  State St., -. THU: Third World, Hirie (pm) FRI: Shades of Soul (pm) SUN: Panama (pm) MON: Jazz Jam with Jeff Elliott (:pm) TUE: Mendeleyev, James Lombardo, Jordan McClure (pm) WED: Victor Murrillo Quintet (pm); Clean Spill, Goldy, Dylan Fitzgibbons (:pm) THU: Pleasure, Pacific Haze Band, Afishnsea the Moon (pm) Solvang Festival Theater–  nd St., Solvang, -. SUN: Téka and NewBossa (pm) Standing Sun Winery –  Second St., Unit D, Buellton, -. THU: Mia Dyson (pm) Statemynt –  State St., -. THU: DJ Akorn WED: Blues Night (pm) Tiburon Tavern –  State St., -. FRI: Karaoke Night (:pm) Velvet Jones –  State St., -. FRI: Los Aguas Aguas and Hector Guerra (pm) MON: Casey Veggies (pm) Vista del Monte Retirement Community –  Modoc Rd., -. SUN: Accordion Performance (pm) Whiskey Richard’s –  State St., -. MON: Open Mike Night (pm) WED: Punk on Vinyl (pm) Wildcat –  W. Ortega St., -. THU: DJs Hollywood and Patrick B SUN: Red Room with DJ Gavin Roy (pm) TUE: Local Band Night (pm) Zodo’s –  Calle Real, Goleta, -. THU: KjEE Thursday Night Strikes (:-:pm) MON: Service Industry Night (pm)

Theater Center Stage Theater –  Paseo Nuevo, -. FRI, SAT: Ghetto (pm) SUN: Ghetto (pm) THU: August Adderley Workshops (, , and :pm) Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre – Enchanted April.  Refugio Rd., Goleta, -. FRI, SAT: pm SUN: pm Marian Theatre – The San Patricios. Allan Hancock College,  S. College Dr., Santa Maria, -. FRI, SAT: pm SUN, WED: :pm The New Victoria Theatre – Proximity Theatre: Mermaid’s Tale.  W. Victoria St., -. THU-SAT: pm SUN: pm Ojai Art Ctr. Theater – Carousel.  S. Montgomery St., Ojai, -. FRI, SAT: pm SUN: pm Rubicon Theatre – The Drowsy Chaperone.  E. Main St., Ventura, -. WED: pm THU:  and pm Solvang Festival Theater –  nd St., Solvang, -. THU-SUN, TUE-THU: Oklahoma! (pm) MON: Starry Night (pm)

DANCE Marjorie Luke Theatre – Gustafson Dance: A Broadway Celebration.  E. Cota St., -. FRI: pm

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THIRD WORLD "Reggae Ambassadors" Celebrating 40 years Fri 8/8 - 5:00-8:00


SHADES OF SOUL 1970's established SB based soul band Sat 8/9 - 9:00


GROOVESHINE funk, reggae, hip hop rhythms & grooves Sun 8/10 - 9:00



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JAZZ JAM W/ JEFF ELLIOTT straight ahead jazz with local musicians sitting in Tues 8/12 - 7:00





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JOURNEY B 1:30, 4:30, 7:30

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GET ON UP C 1:15, 4:20, 7:45 H STEP UP ALL IN C

H THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY B 12:20, 3:20, 6:20, 9:10 BOYHOOD E 1:00, 4:40, 8:15 A MOST WANTED MAN E

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HERCULES C 12:45, 8:00

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BOYHOOD E 3:30, 7:00


H TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES C 12:00, 5:00, 7:30, 10:00

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GALAXY C 11:20, 12:50, 3:50,

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H INTO THE STORM C 12:40, 2:55, 5:10, 7:30, 9:45

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AIN’T NO DRAG Get on Up. Chadwick Boseman, Dan Aykroyd, and Viola Davis star in a film written by Jez and John-Henry Butterworth and directed by Tate Taylor. Reviewed by D.J. Palladino


ou could easily build the case that this film belongs to Chadwick Boseman. The actor who embodied the clear-eyed nobility of Jackie Robinson in  completely transforms himself from within for this role, which requires not just a dancer’s grace and an egotist’s pomp, but an almost obscene ambitiousness burning at the edges. It’s fair to say Boseman manages all that and more. His song performances are gorgeous — from the patented toe step slide to the funky chug of his carriage. He’s all about the finger pops and splits. If it was just a matter of trance-channeling Brown, who always exemplified sexed-up pride, Boseman would deserve high accolades for this show. But such an exclusive focus leaves out half of what really makes this movie compelling: its intricately rewarding structure. It begins with a hazy bummer — Brown’s druggy 1980s arrest after shooting up a sales meeting, ending in a car chase and imprisonment. But then we spin. The story is told in great interrupted loops that move with a dreamlike logic from Brown’s dirt-poor youth to those pinnacles of self-made fame and wealth. Director Tate Taylor showed no chops like this in his plodding film The Help, but here it all coheres into a thing of beauty. It seems more likely that writers Jez and John-Henry Butterworth, who cowrote the time-hopping script for Edge of Tomorrow, may hold the

GODFATHER OF SOUL: Chadwick Boseman captivates as the living, singing embodiment of James Brown in Get on Up.

key to this marvel. The film moves point counterpoint and builds in a roundabout way, like real memories do, until it ends like an emotional firecracker string. Most musical biopics linger too long on the vices of their protagonists, as if the director’s assignment was to unearth and expose. But really, who cares if Johnny Cash popped diet pills? He sang “Ring of Fire.” This film, which begins with Brown whacked out and ends with him a lost little boy, may not be as dark a portrait as some vultures require, but it’s all the evidence that future folk will need to know that this troubled man was not just Soul Brother ■ Number One; he was a famous flame.


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Guardians of the Galaxy. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Dave Bautista star in a film written by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman and directed by Gunn. Reviewed by D.J. Palladino


irector James Gunn showed great promise with Slither eight years ago, but nothing prepares you for how sure-handed this film feels. Even before images appear, we hear the impeccable strains of cc’s “I’m Not in Love” as a troubled boy sitting in a hospital is about to be drawn into a room where his head-shaved mother is surrounded by teary-eyed relatives. When the OOGA-CHAKA: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, starring Chris Pratt (center), is a rip-roaring sci-fi sensation that will leave you chanting scene ends, however, the appearance of massive ’70s Swedish rock songs. extraterrestrial intervention not only swallows up the sad song, wounded boy, and us but also lavishly sets the table for what’s to come — an almost ridiculous movie’s great pleasures come from character revelations. serving of unexpected thrills. Pratt plays a wise guy with a large soft spot, the snarky The young boy turns into one Peter Quill (Chris raccoon is literally marked by his cruel past, and Groot Pratt), a galactic picker who has combed dead worlds for the big tree is clearly destined for cult fame. The phrase “I decades until his involvement retrieving a MacGuffin orb am Groot” will one day vie with such cliché formulations runs him into the sidekicks of an evil, hooded obsessive as “May the Force be with you.” Comparisons with Star Wars seem inevitable. Lucas’s named Ronan the Accuser. Meanwhile, Quill accidentally accumulates a ragtag gang of wisecracking sidekicks that universe was more obviously beholden to movie serials includes a lissome green assassin (Zoe Saldana), a talking and Jung; this one rides on the blankets of it and all the raccoon tech genius (voiced by Bradley Cooper), and a space westerns, with Han Solo breeziness and hints of a walking plant named Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), who is lost father from some angelic realm. What’s different is the as full of surprises as the film. Mostly, it’s a parade of outer- connection to pop culture Earth — Quill’s in-jokes and space spectacles, but the story also includes nonstop action his Walkman obsession rule the soundtrack and the plot. and jokes that transplant American pop culture (Kevin This film has rayguns and Groot, but it also has Blue Swede Bacon as mythological hero) into deep space. Yet the singing “Hooked on a Feeling.” ■



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DRINKER, SMOKER, GERMAN, SPY: Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a German anti-terrorist agent opposite Robin Wright in A Most Wanted Man.


Edited by Aly Comingore

The following films are playing in Santa Barbara FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, THROUGH TUESDAY, AUGUST 12. Descriptions followed by initials — DJP (D.J. Palladino) — have been taken from our critics’ reviews, which can be read in full at The symbol ✯ indicates the film is recommended.

YOU JUST BLEW $10,000. Buzzed. Busted. Broke. Get caught, and you could be paying around $10,000 in fines, legal fees and increased insurance rates.

Santa Barbara law enforcement patrols for DUI.


(138 mins.; PG-13: sexual content, drug use, some strong language, violent situations) Reviewed on page 63. Fairview/Fiesta 5

✯ Guardians of the Galaxy

(121 mins.; PG-13: intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, some language) Reviewed on page 63. Arlington (2D)/ Camino Real (2D and 3D)/ Metro 4 (2D and 3D)

✯ A Most Wanted Man

Buzzed driving is drunk driving.



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This will not be the actual last Philip Seymour Hoffman film released after his sad, premature death; two installments of the Hunger Games movies are yet to be released. People might prefer this as his last stand, though, since the role includes an air of tragic fate that seems stamped on his features in the same way that every Kurt Cobain song seemed to be about guns. Here, Hoffman drinks and smokes in nearly every scene and at every hour of the day. When he meets a CIA agent (Robin Wright) for coffee in swank surroundings, he pulls out a flask and brims his cup. In the movie’s most emblematic mute scene, Hoffman as Günther Bachmann wakes in bed, lights a cigarette, and turns toward the wall. This character takes its place alongside Alec Leamas and other John le Carré men, doomed by the ironies of espionage, by life underground. He’s compromised and hell-bent to try to do right until the system sweeps everybody aside. The film is good, but nowhere near as stylishly good as Corbijn’s earlier films Control or The American. It’s not as intricately fashioned as Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is — or for that matter, as was The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 49 years ago. In some ways, it more resembles a good episode of television’s The Wire — a bad guy who heads an evil conspiracy is detected, followed by a melodramatic tussle within enforcing agencies, and then the electronic bug. The rest is the ambiguity of power. Hoffman is a shining star here, elevating the film. But he’s not the only one. All the women in the movie are terrific,

including Wright, Nina Hoss, and Rachel McAdams. Each builds impressively through the movie and deftly swerves from cold heart to tiny acts of kindness. But, of course, it will be Hoffman everybody wants to see more of, a most wanted man who never can surprise us anymore. (DJP)

Paseo Nuevo

PREMIERES A Five Star Life (85 mins.; NR) A forty-something hotel inspector reevaluates her seemingly perfect life.

Plaza de Oro

The Hundred-Foot Journey (122 mins.; PG: thematic elements, some violence, language, brief sensuality)

An Indian family moves to France and opens a café across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.

Fairview/Paseo Nuevo

Into the Storm (89 mins.; PG-13: sequences of destruction and peril, language including some sexual references) A group of high school storm chasers chronicles the chaos and aftermath of a devastating tornado. Camino Real/Metro 4 Let’s Be Cops (104 mins.; R: language including sexual references, some graphic nudity, violence, drug use)

Two friends dress up like police officers and get dragged into a real-world web of mobsters and corrupt law enforcement.

Camino Real/Fiesta 5 (Opens Tue., Aug. 12)

Step Up: All In (112 mins.; PG-13: some language, suggestive material) Dancers from the previous Step Up films meet up in Las Vegas to battle it out.

Camino Real (2D and 3D)/ Fiesta 5 (2D and 3D)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (116 mins.; PG-13: sci-fi action violence)

Megan Fox and Will Arnett star in this live-action reboot of the 1980s cartoon about a troupe of martial-arts-practicing, pizza-loving, crime-fighting New York City turtles. Camino Real (2D and 3D)/

Fiesta 5 (2D and 3D)

WONDER YEARS: Actor Ellar Coltrane grows before your eyes in Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, which was filmed over 12 years.

SCREENINGS Borgman (113 mins.; NR) A vagrant invades the world of an upperclass family and turns their lives into a psychological nightmare. Screens as part of the SBIFF’s Showcase Series. (DJP)

Wed., Aug. 13, 5 and 7:30pm, Plaza de Oro

✯ Frozen (Sing-Along)

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

Anna and Kristoff unite on an epic journey to find Anna’s sister, Elsa, and rescue their kingdom from an endless winter. Besides its long-overdue bow to feminist hopes, Frozen strikes a nice balance between expectation and surprise; we’re on safe (if frigid) terrain, but the plot keeps you guessing. Screens as part of the Magic Lantern summer film series. (DJP)

Sat., Aug. 9, 8:15pm, Anisq’Oyo’ Park, Embarcadero del Norte

Megamind (95 mins.; PG: action, some language)

Supervillain Megamind defeats superhero Metro Man and then loses his purpose in life. Screens as part of the Summer Kids Series. Tue., Aug. 12, 10am, Paseo Nuevo The Navigator (59 mins.; NR) Buster Keaton stars in a tale of two rich people trapped on a passenger ship. Screens as part of the Comedy Classics of the Silent Era film series.

Fri., Aug. 8, 8:30pm, S.B. County Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa St.

One Week (25 mins.; NR) A newlywed couple tries to build a home with a prefabricated kit, unaware that a rival sabotaged the pieces. Screens as part of the Comedy Classics of the Silent Era film series. Fri., Aug. 8, 8:30pm,

S.B. County Courthouse Sunken Gardens, 1100 Anacapa St.

Speedy (85 mins.; NR) Speedy (Harold Lloyd) loses his job as a soda jerk and starts driving a cab, which leads him to meeting Babe Ruth. Screens as part of the Comedy Classics of the Silent Era film series.

Wed., Aug. 13, 7:30pm, UCSB’s Campbell Hall

NOW SHOWING And So It Goes (94 mins.; PG-13: some sexual references, drug elements)

A self-consumed realtor (Michael Douglas) reaches out to his neighbor (Diane Keaton) for help after his estranged son leaves him with a granddaughter he never knew he had. Fairview

✯ Boyhood

(165 mins.; R: language including sexual references, teen drug and alcohol use)

Richard Linklater writes and directs this story about a young boy named Mason as

he grows from age 5 to 18. Here’s a sound not made in America enough: existence discussed with a reasoning skeptical voice. Linklater’s latest is moving but not melodramatic. (DJP) Paseo Nuevo/Riviera

✯ 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) Plaza de Oro

✯ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (130 mins.; PG-13: intense scenes of sci-fi violence and action, brief strong 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. Though it may not be as rich with ideas as Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn is more carefully structured. (DJP)

Paseo Nuevo (2D)

Hercules (99 mins.; PG-13: epic battle sequences, violence, suggestive comments, brief strong language, partial nudity)

After completing the legendary 12 labors, Hercules helps the King of Thrace defeat his tyrannical enemies. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars as the demigod. In a rare example of great Hollywood writing, the second half becomes a kind of unexpected triumph as all of the mortal limitations are shed by mighty acts of heroic will. (DJP) Fairview (2D)/Fiesta 5 (2D) Lucy (90 mins.; R: strong violence, disturbing


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Scarlett Johansson stars as a woman who turns on her captors to become a highly evolved killing machine. Luc Besson’s first head film does more than Timothy Leary ever could to make massive drug ingestion seem like a good life plan—and the visuals could hardly have been more spectacular. (DJP) Camino Real/Metro 4 Planes: Fire & Rescue (83 mins.; PG: action and some peril)

A famous air-racing plane learns that his engine is damaged and that he may never race again, so he enters the world of aerial firefighting. Too dumb for grown-ups and too complex for wee ones, this is the kind of movie that almost gets by with beautiful scenery. But mostly it’s a big stall. (DJP)

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(Mar. 21 - Apr. 19): Don’t just be smart and articulate, Aries. Dare to be wildly wise and prone to unruly observations. Don’t merely be kind and well-behaved. Explore the mysteries of healing through benevolent mischief. Don’t buy into the all-too-serious trances. Break up the monotony with your unpredictable play and funny curiosity. Don’t simply go along with the stories everyone seems to believe in as if they were the Truth and the Way. Question every assumption; rebel against every foregone conclusion; propose amusing plot twists that send the narratives off on interesting tangents.

(June 21 - July 22): You wouldn’t sip dirty water from a golden chalice. Am I right? Nor would you swig delicious poison from a fine crystal wine glass or 10-year-old vinegar from a queen’s goblet. I’m sure you will agree that you’d much rather drink a magical elixir from a paper cup, or a rejuvenating tonic from a chipped coffee mug, or tasty medicine out of a kids’ plastic soup bowl you bought at the thrift store. Don’t you dare lie to yourself about what’s best for you.

(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): If you’re planning to hurl a thunderbolt, make sure you are all warmed up and at full strength before you actually unleash it. It would be sad if you flung a half-assed thunderbolt that looked like a few fireflies and sounded like a cooing dove. And please don’t interpret my wise-guy tone here as a sign that I’m just kidding around. No, Libra. This is serious stuff. Life is offering you opportunities to make a major impression, and I want you to be as big and forceful and wild as you need to be. Don’t tamp down your energy out of fear of hurting people’s feelings. Access your inner sky god or sky goddess, and have too much fun expressing your raw power.

(Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Your ethical code may soon be tested. What will you do if you see a chance to get away with a minor sin or petty crime that no one will ever find out about? What if you are tempted to lie or cheat or deceive in ways that advance your good intentions and only hurt other people a little bit or not at all? I’m not here to tell you what to do but rather to suggest that you be honest with yourself about what’s really at stake. Even if you escape punishment for a lapse, you might nevertheless inflict a wound on your integrity that would taint your relationship with your own creativity. Contemplate the pleasures of purity and righteousness, and use them to enhance your power.



(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): In your dreams you may travel to Stockholm, Sweden, to accept the Nobel Prize or to Hollywood to pick up your Oscar. There’s a decent chance that in your sleepy-time adventures you will finally score with the hot babe who rejected you back in high school or return to the scene of your biggest mistake and do things right this time. I wouldn’t be surprised if in one dream you find yourself riding in a gold chariot during a parade held in your honor. I’m afraid, however, that you will have to settle for less hoopla and glamour in your waking life. You will merely be doing a fantastic job at tasks you usually perform competently. You will be well-appreciated, well-treated, and well-rewarded. That’s not so bad, right?

(Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): “The thorn arms the roses,” says an old Latin motto. The astrological omens suggest you’ll be wise to muse on that advice in the coming weeks. How should you interpret it? I’ll leave you to draw your own conclusions, of course, but here are a few hints. It may be that beauty needs protection, or at least buffering. It’s possible that you can’t simply depend on your sincerity and good intentions but also need to infuse some ferocity into your efforts. In order for soft, fragile, lovely things to do what they do best, they may require the assistance of tough, strong, hearty allies.

TAURUS (Apr. 20 - May 20): Breve orazione penetra is an old Italian idiom. Its literal translation is “short prayers pierce” or “concise prayers penetrate.” You can extrapolate from that to come up with the meaning that “God listens best to brief prayers.” In the coming week, I invite you to apply this idea whenever you ask for anything, whether you are seeking the favors of the Divine Wow or the help of human beings. Know exactly what you want, and express it with no-nonsense succinctness.

GEMINI (May 21 - June 20): Every February, you go through a phase when it’s easier to see the big picture of your life. If you take advantage of this invitation, your experience is like being on a mountaintop and gazing into the vastness. Every August, on the other hand, you are more likely to see the details you have been missing. Transformations that have been too small and subtle to notice may become visible to you. If you capitalize on this opportunity, the experience is like peering through a microscope. Here’s a third variation, Gemini: Around the full moons of both February and August, you may be able to alternately peer into the microscope and simulate the view from a mountaintop. I think that’s about to happen.

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LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): Every 12 years, the planet Jupiter spends about a year cruising through the sign of Leo. It’s there with you now and will be with you through early August 2015. What can you expect? EXPANSION! That’s great, right? Yes and no. You might love to have some parts of your life expand; others, not so much. So I suggest you write down your intentions. Say something like this: “I want Jupiter to help me expand my faith in myself, my power to do what I love, and my ability to draw on the resources and allies I need. Meanwhile, I will prune my desires for things I don’t really need and cut back on my involvement with things that don’t inspire me. I don’t want those to expand.”

VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): TV comedian Stephen Colbert confesses that his safeword is “pumpkin patch.” Does that mean he participates in actual BDSM rituals? Is it the code word he utters when he doesn’t want the intensity to rise any further, when he doesn’t want his next boundary crossed? I don’t know. Perhaps he’s simply joking or speaking metaphorically. Whether or not you engage in literal BDSM, Virgo, there’s an aspect of your life right now that has metaphorical resemblances to it. And I suggest that you do the equivalent of using your safeword very soon. Nothing more can be gained from remaining embroiled in your predicament. Even if the ordeal has been interesting or educational up until now, it won’t be for much longer. Escape your bondage.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Lake Superior State University issues a “Unicorn Questing Privilege” to those people who are interested in hunting for unicorns. Are you one of them? I wouldn’t be surprised if you felt an urge like that in the coming weeks. Unusual yearnings will be welling up in you. Exotic fantasies may replace your habitual daydreams. Certain possibilities you have considered to be unthinkable or unattainable may begin to seem feasible. Questions you have been too timid to ask could become crucial for you to entertain. (You can get your Unicorn Questing License here:

PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20): If you go to an American doctor to be treated for an ailment, odds are that he or she will interrupt you no more than 14 seconds into your description of what’s wrong. But you must not tolerate this kind of disrespect in the coming days, Pisces — not from doctors, not from anyone. You simply must request or, if necessary, demand the receptivity you deserve. If and when it’s given, I urge you to speak your truth in its entirety. Express what has been hidden and suppressed. And this is very important: Take responsibility for your own role in any problems you discuss.

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PACIFIC CREPES 705 Anacapa St. OPAL RESTAURANT & Bar 882‑1123.OPEN Tues‑Fri 10a‑3p & 1325 State St. 966‑9676 $$.Open 5:30p‑9p, Sat 9a‑9p, Sun 9a‑3p From M‑S 11:30a & 7 nights 5p. V the flags of Bretagne & France to the MC AE Local’s Favorite, Eclectic California Cuisine fuses creative “Au revoir, a bientot”; experience an authentic French creperie. Delicious influences from around the world crepes, salads & soups for break‑ with American Regional touches: fast, lunch & dinner. Tasty Crepe Chile‑Crusted Filet Mignon to Pan‑Seared Fresh Fish & Seafood, Suzette or crepe flambee desserts. Specials incl. starter, entree & des‑ Homemade Pastas, Gourmet Pizzas, Fresh baked Breads, sert. Homemade with the best fresh products. Relax, enjoy the ambi‑ Deliciously Imaginative Salads & Homemade Desserts. OPAL radi‑ ence, the food & parler francais! Bon Appetit! ates a friendly, warm atmosphere graced by our fun efficient Service, Full bar, Martinis, Wine Spectator PETIT VALENTIEN, 1114 STATE award‑winning wine list, private ST. #14, 805‑966‑0222. Open M‑F room. Lunches are affordable and 11:30‑3pm (lunch). M‑Sat 5pm‑Close equally delicious. (dinner). Sun $24 four course prefix dinner. In La Arcada Plaza, Chef Robert Dixon presents classic French comfort food at affordable cost in this cozy gem of a restaurant. Petit Valentien offers a wide array YEN CHING 2840 De La Vina St. 682‑7191 7 days/wk M‑Sun 11a‑9p, of meat and seafood entrees along with extensive small plates and a ALL YOU CAN EAT Buffet: Lunch M‑F 11‑2 Sat & Sun Lunch 11‑2:30, wine list specializing in amazing quality at arguably the best price Dinner Buffet 5:10‑8:30 incl all you can eat steak, shrimp & crab legs‑ in town. A warm romantic atmo‑ sphere makes the perfect date spot. Discounts for kids. Owner /Chef Comfortable locale for dinner parties, Joe Tzeng‑ Master Chef 25+yrs or even just a relaxing glass of wine. serving traditional Mandarin & Reservations are recommended. 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 fresh‑ est most delicious cup of coffee ever and watch us roast the best coffee in town at our historic Old Town location ‑ Corner of State & Gutierrez. Gift baskets, mail order & corporate gifts avail. sbcoffee. com.

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

Indian FLAVOR OF INDIA 3026 State 682‑6561 $$ www.flavorofindiasb. com VOTED BEST 17yrs. Finest, most authentic Indian cuisine is afford‑ able too! All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet $8.95 M‑S dinner combos $9.95+ Specials: Tandoori‑ Mixed or Fish, Chicken Tikka Masala, Shrimp Bhuna. Also: meat, curries & vegetar‑ ian.Wine & Beer. Take out. 20yrs of Excellence! INDIA 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.

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NATURAL CAFE, 508 State St., 5 blocks from beach. 962‑9494 Goleta‑ 5892 Hollister 692‑2363. 361 Hitchcock Way 563‑1163 $. Open for lunch & dinner 7 days. A local favorite for dinner. Voted “Best Lunch in Santa Barbara” “Best Health Food Restaurant” “Best Veggie Burger” “Best Sidewalk Cafe Patio” “Best Fish Taco” all in the Independent Reader’s Poll. Daily Specials, Char‑Broiled Chicken, Fresh Fish, Homemade Soups, Hearty Salads, Healthy Sandwiches, Juice Bar, Microbrews, Local Wines, and the Best Patio on State St. 9 locations serving the Central Coast.

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!

SOJOURNER CAFÉ, 134 E. Canon Perdido 965‑7922. Open 11‑11 Th‑Sat; 11a‑10:30p Sun‑Wed. SB’s natural foods landmark since 1978 Daily soups & chef’s specials, hearty stews, fresh local fish, organic chick‑ en dishes,salads & sandwiches & award winning dessert . Espresso bar, beer, wine, smoothies, shakes & fresh juices

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

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RENEGADE WINES: 417 Santa Barbara St. Ste A‑6, 805‑568‑1961. Tues‑Fri 11a‑6p, Sat. 12‑6p. Sun‑Mon by appointment. SB’s oldest wine shop, over 23 years same loca‑ tion. We are Santa Barbara’s pre‑ mier wine retailer, offering a wide variety of local and imported wines. Our diverse assortment of wine comes from the world’s finest vine‑ yards with prices starting around $9. View our full inventory @ www. We store your wine. 3000sq feet of temp. controlled wine lockers; 8 case lockers‑300 case rooms. Off‑street parking. 2 blocks from State St. (2nd driveway @ 126 E. Haley) Monthly tastings & pri‑ vate tastings available. We ship wine. Keep in touch: Facebook, Google+, Twitter

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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.

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Legals Administer of Estate NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: JEREMY D. HASS NO: 1468072 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of JEREMY D. HASS, JEREMY DENNIS HASS, JERRY HASS A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: MELINDA JUDITH HASS in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that JUDITH HASS 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 09/04/2014 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: Five SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. South County 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: Kimberly C. Baumbaugh, Attorney at Law P.O. Box 123 Elizabeth City, NC 27907‑0123 Published Jul 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: RALPH HENRY FERTIG NO: 1468095 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of RALPH HENREY FERTIG A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: JOHN C. FERTIG in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that JOHN C. FERTIG 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 09/09/2014 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

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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 July 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

FBN Abandonment STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: SBA Properites at 6214 Sunset Ridge Road Goleta, CA 93117. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed May 8, 2013. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2013‑0001563. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Sergio Erik Garcia (same address) Antonio Roman Ramirez (same address) Brian Oscar Garcia (same address) This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 16, 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 Jan Morales. Published. July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Los Amigos Mobile Home Estates at 296 North Hope Avenue Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93105. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Feb 27, 2012. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2012‑0000606. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: CB Investments LP 2120 Anacapa St Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 11, 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 Gabrielle Cabello. Published. July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Local Harvest Delivery, Wellfit Coaching at 4772 Calle Camarada Santa Barbara, CA 93110. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Jun 22, 2009. Original file no. 2009‑0002049. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Beaumont & Coffman, LLC (same address) This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 24, 2014 I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. Published. July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Puppy Play Day Care at 416 E Valerio St Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Mar 14, 2012. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2012‑0000812. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Welmoet Glover (same address)­This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 15, 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 Jan Morales. Published. July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: Live Hives at 6273 Marlborough Drive Goleta, CA 93117. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Feb. 11, 2013. in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2013‑0000456. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 30, 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 Gabriel Cabello. Published. Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 2014.


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Fictitious Business Name Statement FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Paradise Singers at 2501 Castillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Terri Cruz 4887 Rhoads Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Peter Hernandez 2501 Castillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Raftican‑Savage 716 Calle Palo Colorado Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Unincorporated Assiociation Company Signed: Peter Hernandez 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 Adela Bustos FBN Number: 2014‑0002036. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Your Favorite Rep at 1056 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Your Favorite Rep LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Melissa Posto 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 Miriam Leon FBN Number: 2014‑0002031. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Trade Winds Gifts Apparel Oddities at 121 Hope Ave, La Cumbre Plaza, Suite G135 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Your Favorite Rep LLC 1056 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Melissa Posto 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 Miriam Leon FBN Number: 2014‑0002030. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Custom Alarm Company at 725 1/2 West Sola Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Valentin J Chliwnyj (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Val Chliwnyj 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: 2014‑0001891. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Lilac Patisserie, A Dedicated Gluten Free Bakery And Cafe at 1017 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Lilac Patisserie 3703 Dixon Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Gillian Muralles This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 9, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Gabriel Cabello FBN Number: 2014‑0001996. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Your Remnant Store of at 22 East Victoria Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Donald A Mc Gilvray 2108 Las Canoas Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Lorna L Moore (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 8, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001994. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Tony Mac Photo Video at 1615 Olive St #B Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Tony Mac (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Tony Mac This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 7, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Tayasinghe. FBN Number: 2014‑0001978. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Ebikezzz Electric Bikes of Santa Barbara, Pedego Elecric Bikes at 436 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Kaplan Treehouse LLC 29800 Cuthbert Road Malibu CA 90265 This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 8, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001990. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: E10 Builders at 831 W. Anapamu Street #1 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Todd E Eaton (same address) This business is conducted by a individual Signed: Todd E. Eaton This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 31, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002247. Published: Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SB Kicks at 2038 Modoc Road #A Santa Barbara, CA 93100; David Salcedo (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: David Salcedo This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 9, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0001999. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Weber & Becker Dental Group at 2411 Bath Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; David G. Becker 6015 Jacaranda #1A Carpinteria, CA 93013; Joseph C. Weber 1304 Crestline Santa Barbara,CA 93105 This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Joseph C. Weber This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 7, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0001976. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Loose Pooch Social Club at 1925 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Nathan Woods 216 Natoma Avenue #B Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Nathan Woods This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 25, 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: 2014‑0001865. Published: July 17, 24, 31. Aug 7 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: A‑1 Window Detailing at 318 E. Carrillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93102; Wayland Dye (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Wayland Dye This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 15, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0002056. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Goleta Valley Insurance Services at 326 Hollipat Center Drive, Apt 18 Goleta, CA 93111; Victoria Anne Dudley 5485 Agana Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Madison Marie Mae Kanter 326 Hollipat Center Drive, Apt 18 Goleta, CA 93111 This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Madison Kanter This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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: 2014‑0002066. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Avrick Direct, Home Data at 1021 Tremonto Road Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Zahara Data, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Jean Avrick, Secty This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 07, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001970. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Teledyne Odom Hydrographic at 100 Lopez Road Goleta, CA 93117; Teledyne Rd Instruments, Inc 14020 Stowe Drive Poway, CA 92064 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 10, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002012. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Judy Johnson Legal Support Services, Incorporated at 116 South Ontare Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Judy Johnson Legal Support Services, Incorporated (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Judy Johnson, CEO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 10, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002009. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: All American Tire Depot, American Tire Depot, Tire Depot at 4267 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93110; ATV Inc 14407 Alondra Blvd La Mirada, CA 90638 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 14, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002041. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Los Amigos Mobile Home Estates at 296 North Hope Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Los Amigos Management Co., Inc. 2120 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Trust Signed: 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0002032. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Business Builders at 8A S Voluntario Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Peter T Lyman SR (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Peter T. Lyman 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001945. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: VW Properties at 219 W. Carrillo 2nd Floor Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Garrett M. Van Wyk Trustee; Joann Van Wyk, Trustee (same address) This business is conducted by a Trust Signed: Garrett M. Van Wyk This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 3o, 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 Tayasingha. FBN Number: 2014‑0001925. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Davinci at 497 East Newlove #F Santa Maria, CA 93454; Emil Kuhl (same address) Stephanie (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Stephanie Kuhl This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001960. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Local Harvest Delivery at 4772 Calle Camarada Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Beaumont & Coffman, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Sarah Coffman‑Manager 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001841. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Life Style Design, Lifestyledesign at 5324 Ekwill Street, Building A Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Global Lifestyle Design, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Linda Tappeiner 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2014‑0001955. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Sherie’s Angel Readings And Music at 736 Cieneguitas Rd Unit E Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Sherie Esther Davis (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Sherie Davis This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 17, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0002092. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Power Research, Design & Development at 269 Orange Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Clinton Galbraith 1591 San Roque Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Clinton Galbraith 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: 2014‑0001898. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Crystal Clear View Window Cleaning at 2910 State Street Apt 4 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Maria L Kegan (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Maria L Keagan This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0002100. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Chapala And Parker at 350 Chapala Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; David Koski 1122 E. Gutierrez Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Katie Koski (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Katie Koski This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 9, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0001997. Published: July 24, 31. Aug 7, 14 2014.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Sea Garden at 1008 W Valerio Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Laurie Herziger (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Laurie Herziger This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 2, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001942. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: RSVP Weddings & Events at 168 Salisbury Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Tanya M Paye (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Tanya M. Paye This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 25, 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: 2014‑0002181. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Escapade at 264 Santa Monica Way Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Jennifer Michelle Holland (same address) Paula Christine Logsdon (same address) This business is conducted by a Unincorporated Association Signed: Jennifer Holland This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 14, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002038. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Urban Eco Landscapes, Urban Eco Organics at 438 Toro Canyon Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Jonathan Reichlen (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Jonathan Reichlen This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 21, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0002120. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Seroiba Maintance at 642 Andy Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Sergio Rodriguez (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Sergio Rodriquez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0002158. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Italian Deli, Nona’s Italian Deli, Nona’s SB Italian Deli at 415 E. De La Guerra St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Edith A. Ziliotto­ (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Edith Ziliotto This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0001962. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: The Final Blend, The Final Blend Wine Company at 3160 Glengary Road Santa Ynez, CA 93460; Dana Barrett (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Dana Barrett This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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: 2014‑0002159. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Spa Escape at 3022A De La Vina St Santa Barbara, CA 93105 (same address) Yolanda Rosenthal 534 Tepic Place Santa Barbara, CA 93111 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 25, 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: 2014‑0002175. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Emmarose Floral at 1295 Kenwood Road Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Emma J Lauter (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Emma J Lauter This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 14, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002037. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Siteincept Solutions at 1524 Acorn Way Apt D Solvang, CA 93463; Robert Alexander Craig (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Robert A Craig This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 10, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002013. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: LMS Creative & Communications at 3005 Paseo Tranquillo Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Lauren Masi Salaun (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Lauren Salaun This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0002134. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014.



FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Candle Factory at 446 Alisal Rd, Suite #9 Solvang, CA 93463; Gregg Jensen 3011 Country Road Santa Ynez, 93460; Kristy Jensen (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Gregg Jensen This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 15 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002055. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Close Out Deals at 446 Alisal Rd, Suite #9 Solvang, CA 93463; Joel Suarez 543 Amber Way Suite #561 Solvang, CA 93463 This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Joel Suarez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 28 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0002192. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Dreaming Phoenix at 1203 Laguna Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Darren Campbell (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Darren Campbell This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 14, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Gabriel Cabello. FBN Number: 2014‑0002053. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Chicks And Chains at 66 Oceanview Ave #14 Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Lynneal (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Lynneal William This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0002089. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014.

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Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑Notice Program. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to the disciplinary process. This is a limited position with an end date of 12/23/14 with the possibility of converting to career. Student Health is closed between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Mandated reporting requirements of child abuse. $19.48/ hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Apply by 7/6/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https:­// Job #20140269 California Traffic Safety Institute (CTSI) is a non‑profit company, which has been providing staffing and other services to the California Superior Courts in the administration of the traffic violation school programs since June 27, 1985. We are currently looking to fill a Clerical


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Happy Royale, Happy Royale California at 2515 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; David Malina (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: David Malina This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 21, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0002119. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Roto Limbo at 4679 La Espada Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Roto Limbo, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Tommy Lutz, Manager This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 5, 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: 2014‑0002281. Published: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Live Hives at 6273 Marlborough Drive Goleta, CA 93117; Andrew West (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Andrew West This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0002229. Published: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Casa Azteca Insurance & Multi‑Service Agency at 2832 State St #3 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Diana J. Cibrian (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Diana J. Cibrian This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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 Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002148. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MBVV Communications at 420 E. Sola Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Michelle Boender‑Van Vliet (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Michelle Boender‑Van Vliet This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on July 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 Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0002160. Published: August 7, 14, 21, 28 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Bellum, Bellumx, Bellumx Records at 116 West Islay Street #9 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Evan Allen Pitts (same address) This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Evan A. Pitts This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 21, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0002107. Published: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Body Intelligence, Embody, Santa Barbara Dance Tribe at 1530 Mission Canyon Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Inspiratia International (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Lamara Heartwell, Sec This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 08, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2014‑0001993. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Bacon Audio at 933 Castillo St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Andrew Velikanje 1569 Silver Shadow Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 This business is conducted by a individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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: 2014‑0002074. Published: Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: Arroyo Del Paredon Farming at 1880 Cravens Lane Carpinteria, CA 93013; Hilary Lapidus (same address) Peter Lapidus (same address) This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 08, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jan Morales. FBN Number: 2014‑0001987. Published: July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Orthopaedics And Sprots Medicine at 222 W. Pueblo St Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Richard D Scheinberg 751 San Ysidro Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Richard D. Scheinberg M. D. President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 29, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Miriam Leon. FBN Number: 2014‑0002210. Published: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 2014.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: Santa Barbara Lending Group, SB Motgage Group at 4141 State Street Suite D‑3 Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Reliance Mortgage Solutions Inc 6688 Evening Song CT Goleta, CA 93117 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Simar Jot Gulati This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 15, 2014. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2014‑0002061. Published: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 2014. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: at 426 N Hope Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93110; McCall, Szerdy & Associates, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Danotha Charwat‑McCall Vice President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 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: 2014‑0002232. Published: Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 2014.

Dynamical‑systems and Computation (CCDC). Duties include providing support to Center members, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students as needed. Assumes complete project planning for Center events including: workshops, weekly seminars as well as other special events and international conferences. Manages arrangements for long and short‑term visitors. Tracks and projects all expenditures for the CCDC Center. Produces highly complex technical word processing material, visual presentation aids, and updates the Center’s web site. Reqs: High level of administrative and organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines with minimal supervision. Proven excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of applications computer (i.e.,MS Word, Excel). Notes: Fingerprinting required. $20.19/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

Name Change IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF LYNN CAROL COOKE ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 1467835 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: LYNN CAROL COOKE TO: LYNN CAROL DUNCAN THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING Dec 3, 2014 9:­30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated June 17, 2014 by James E. Herman, Judge of the Superior Court. Published July 31. Aug 7, 14, 21 2014.

Trustee Notice APN: 027‑221‑07‑00 Property : 1529 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Title Order No. : 730‑1401993‑70 Trustee Sale No. : 3733‑016147‑F00 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED November 24, 2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On August 13, 2014, Sage Point Lender Services, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT drawn on a state or national bank, cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier’s check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state, or other form of payment authorized by

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2924h(b), (Payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy the obligation secured by said Deed of Trust with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for anyincorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN BELOW MENTIONED DEED OF TRUST Executed by: The Mary Muckey Living Trust UTD October 16, 2000, Mary Muckey Trustee Recorded on December 08, 2004, as Instrument No. 2004‑0128818, of Official Records, in the office of the County Recorder of Santa Barbara County, California Date of Sale: August 13, 2014 at 01:00 PM Place of Sale: at the main entrance to the County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1529 DE LA VINA STREET, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93101 APN# 027‑221‑07‑00 The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Sale is $721,028.27. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the Countywhere the real property is located. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to the return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee’s Attorney. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL

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employment Instructs and assists in use of these solutions. Works with NCEAS’ developers and cyber‑infrastructure collaborators to optimize interoperability and long‑term sustainability of these codebases and datasets as generalized resources for ecological and conservation science researchers. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree or higher in ecology, earth and environmental sciences, conservation sciences or related fields or equivalent combination of years of experience. Strong quantitative background in analysis, statistics, programming, and database development. Strong familiarity with collecting, organizing and analyzing natural science data, especially relative to ecological, conservation, and geospatial data. Proficiency working with one or more of the following software programs or languages: R, Python, SQL, SAS, Matlab, ArcGIS, GRASS/GDAL, Javascript, JSON, C/C++, Java, HTML, XML and RDF. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Occasional travel required including occasional work on weekends. Work location in downtown Santa Barbara. $4,958 ‑ $6,938/mo. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For primary consideration apply by 8/11/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.­edu Job #20140333


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DAVIDSON LIBRARY Performs a variety of duties related to maintaining and supporting the computing, audio‑visual, and instructional technologies in the Library as well as the configuration and maintenance of the Library LAN and attached hardware; supports the Library in the administration and maintenance of over 580+ networked PCs and associated peripherals; performs basic administration of Active Directory and use of Microsoft SCCM; installs and maintains a variety of software including Library‑specific applications. Reqs: Previous experience with the installation, configuration, maintenance, and securing of hardware, software, and peripherals; experience installing and configuring applications; experience with Ethernet networking, Active Directory Administration, Symantec Ghost, FileMaker Databases, Microsoft Terminal Services, PHP, MySQL; familiarity with HTML, XML, SGML, FTP; excellent Enterprise Data Architect based in oral and written communication skills. Goleta, CA at Citrix Systems, Inc. Define Note: Fingerprinting required. $23.56 ‑ strategy, principles, vision & standards $32.05­/hr. The University of California is for company data to be integrated & an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action retrieved for internal apps & external Employer. All qualified applicants will communication within the enterprise.­ receive consideration for employment Req Master’s or foreign equiv in CS, without regard to race, color, religion,



BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY on this property lien, you should INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED understand that there are FOR THAT PURPOSE. NPP0233641 To: risks involved in bidding at a SANTA BARBARA trusteeauction. You will be bidding INDEPENDENT PUB: 07/24/2014, on a lien, not on the property itself. 07/31/2014, 08/07/2014 Placing the highest bid at a trustee NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE auction does not automatically entitle File No. 7233.25961 Title Order you to free and clear ownership of the No. NXCA‑0139619 MIN No. APN property. You should also be aware 003‑322‑007 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT that the lien being auctioned off may UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED be ajunior lien. If you are the highest 04/25/02. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION bidder at the auction,you are or may TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY be responsible for paying off all liens BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU senior to the lien being auctioned off, NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE before you can receive clear title to OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, the property. You are encouraged to YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A investigate the existence, priority, and public auction sale to the highest bidder size of outstanding liens that may exist for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a on this property by contacting the county state or national bank, check drawn by recorder’s office or a title insurance state or federal credit union, or a check company, either of which may charge drawn by a state or federal savings and you a fee for this information. If you loan association, or savings association, consult either of these resources, you or savings bank specified in §5102 to should be aware that the same lender the Financial code and authorized to do may hold more than one mortgage or business in this state, will be held by duly deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO appointed trustee. The sale will be made, PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown but without covenant or warranty, on this notice of sale may be postponed expressed or implied, regarding title, one or possession, or encumbrances, to satisfy more times by the mortgagee, the obligation secured by said Deed of beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant Trust. The undersigned Trustee disclaims to Section 2924g of the California Civil any liability for any incorrectness of Code. The law requires that information the property address or other common about trustee sale postponements be designation, if any, shown herein. made available to you and to the public, Trustor(s): IAN B. CRONSHAW AND as a courtesy to those not present at the ANNA M. CRONSHAW HUSBAND AND sale. If you wish to learn whether your WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY sale date has been postponed, and, if Recorded: 04/26/02, as Instrument No. applicable, the rescheduled time and 2002‑0041474,of Official Records of date for the sale of this property, you may Santa Barbara County, California. Date call 855‑880‑6845 or visit this of Sale: 08/27/14 at 1:­00 PM Place of Internet Web site WWW.­ Sale: At the main entrance to the NATIONWIDEPOSTING.COM, using County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa the file number assigned to this case Street, Santa Barbara, CA The purported 3733‑016147‑F00. Information about property address is: 607 WALNUT AVE, postponements that are very short in CARPINTERIA, CA 93013 Assessors duration or that occur close in time to Parcel No. 003‑322‑007 The total the scheduled sale may not amount of the unpaid balance of the immediately be reflected in the telephone obligation secured by the property to information or on the Internet Web site. be sold and reasonable estimated costs, The best way to verify postponement expenses and advances at the time of the information is to attend the scheduled initial publication of the Notice of Sale is sale. Date: July 16, 2014 Sage Point $173,555.71. If the sale is set aside for Lender Services, LLC 400 Exchange, Suite any reason, the purchaser at the sale shall 110 Irvine, CA 92602 949‑2659940 Fidel be entitled only to a return of the deposit Aguirre FOR paid, plus interest. The purchaser shall TRUSTEE’S SALE INFORMATION PLEASE have no further recourse against the CALL 855‑880‑6845 or visit WWW.­ beneficiary, the Trustor or the trustee. NATIONWIDEPOSTING.COM SAGE NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you POINT LENDER SERVICES, LLC MAY BE are considering bidding on this property ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR


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sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Apply online at https://jobs.­ Job #20140230 Software Test Engineer based in Goleta, CA at Citrix Systems, Inc. Resp for planning & executing functional & sys‑level testing. Req Master’s or foreign equiv in CS, CE, or related tech field. Must pass co tech review. Mail resume to A. Gonzalez, Job Ref #10148, 899 W Cypress Creek Rd, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309.

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original ideas to solve problems, and perform operations analysis and quality control analysis. Demonstrated skill in leading work groups, managing and supervising complex projects, leading and supervising culinary staff and students. Note: Fingerprinting required. Maintain a valid CA driver’s license and a clean DMV record. $6,100 ‑ $8,300/ mo. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For primary consideration apply by 8/27/14, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.­ edu Job #20140339


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STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE Responsible for cleaning and sterilizing medical instruments, managing the linen supplies and performing a variety of front office medical assistant duties. Reqs: Training and/or experience in a medical setting. High School Diploma and training and/or experience in a medical setting. Excellent customer service skills. Notes: Fingerprinting required. Any HIPAA/FERPA violation may be subject to disciplinary action. Must successfully pass the background check and complete the credentialing

process before the employment date. $18.58/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Apply by 8/12/14. Apply online at https://jobs.­ Job #20140338 MEN’S LIFESTYLE MEDS Viagra ‑ Cialis – Levitra USA Pharmacies Telemedicine Physicians Overnight Shipping Available Trusted Since 1998 800‑951‑6337 VIAMEDIC.COM Save 5% using code: CAL14 Coupon exp. 12.31.2014 (Cal‑SCAN)


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RESIDENTIAL DINING SERVICES Shares responsibility for the overall Dining operations serving 5,100 residents daily, 24,000 conferees yearly, 10,000 guests and 2,500 off campus meal plan participants yearly with an annual operating budget of $17 million and 281 FTE. Reqs: 10+ years as senior executive and/or multi‑site culinary senior leader in the restaurant industry or in college and university food service. Culinary degree or equivalent. Expert knowledge in food preparation, nutrition, special needs and sanitation regulations. Advanced knowledge in food preparation, culinary trends, vegetarian, vegan and raw cuisine, nutrition, special dietary needs, allergy awareness and sanitation regulations. Advanced verbal and written communication in the English language. Active listening, dynamic flexibility, critical thinking, and ability to multi‑task and ensure effective time management. Advanced decision making and reasoning skills. Ability to develop

lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 877‑484‑9942 or 800‑280‑2832 or visit this Internet Web site www. USA‑Foreclosure.­com or www.Auction. com using the file number assigned to this case 7233.25961. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. Date: July 25, 2014 NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVICES, INC., as Trustee Bonita Salazar, Authorized Signatory 1241 E. Dyer Road, Suite 250, Santa Ana, CA 92705 866‑387‑6987 Sale Info website: www.USA‑ or Automated Sales Line: 877‑484‑9942 or 800‑280‑2832 Reinstatement and Pay‑Off Requests: 866‑387‑NWTS THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE ORDER # 7233.25961: 08/07/2014,­ 08/14/2014,08/21/2014.


FROM MAKING A DIFFERENCE. Come experience it here. Having a positive impact on others, and feeling fulfillment in return, is a cornerstone of the Cottage Health System culture. As a community-based, not-for-profit provider of leading-edge healthcare for the Greater Santa Barbara region, Cottage emphasizes the difference each team member can make. It’s a difference you’ll want to experience throughout your entire career. Join us in one of the openings below.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

• Speech Language Pathologist II – Per Diem


• Support Counselor – Per Diem

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Electrophysiology Emergency Emergency Psych Med/Surg – Float Pool MICU NICU Oncology PICU Pulmonary, Renal SICU Surgery Triad Coordinator Workers’ Compensation Case Manager

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Clinical Manager, Nutrition Manager, Inventory Control Manager, Radiology Supervisor, Housekeeping Supervisor, ED Psych

• Special Procedures Tech • Surgical Tech

• CCRC Intake Coordinator • RN • Therapeutic Recreation Aide


Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

• LVN – Psych Nursing • PCT – CRH • Telemetry Tech – Full-Time & Per Diem

• RNs – ICU, Med/Surg

Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories


Non-Clinical • Concierge – Part-Time

• Certified Phlebotomy Techs

• Environmental Services Rep.

• Clinical Lab Scientist

• Lean/Process Improvement Facilitator

• CLS Lab Supervisor

• Patient Transporter

• Patient Serv. Center Supervisor

• PFC – Admitting • Physician Practice Consultant

• Lab Assistant • Sr. Systems Support Analyst

• Please apply to:

• Room Service Server • Security Officers • Sr. Digital Marketing Analyst

Allied Health

• Stationary Engineer II

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Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

Behavioral Health Clinician Case Manager – CD Res Clinical Diet Specialist – Temp Pharmacist – Per Diem Sonographer – Part-Time

Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital

• Systems Support Analyst – eHealth


• RN – Emergency

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

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Patient Service Cen­ters Supervisor‑ Pa­cific Diagnostic Labo­ratories

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organization skills; overseeing busy executive’s calendar, travel coordination, superior writing skills with the ability to compose correspondence to executive level audiences; minute taking, excellent verbal and interpersonal skills; and advanced proficiency in all of MS Office 2010 (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); typing speed of 60 wpm also required. Healthcare or marketing experience preferred.

Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories, LLC (PDL) is a for‑profit clinical laboratory established in response to the community’s need for a local, high quality clinical laboratory. PDL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (www.­ Located in Cottage Health System offers an Santa Barbara, California, PDL’s goal excellent compensation package that is to provide the Tri‑Counties area of includes above market salaries; premium Central California (which includes medical benefits, pension plans, and tax San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and savings accounts. Please apply online at: Ventura counties) with the highest quality of laboratory services as well as an unmatched level of customer service. EOE The Patient Service Centers Supervisor will be responsible for the day to day operations of phlebotomy services in Santa Barbara and Ventura, and will provide leadership in the department for 25‑30 CPT’s. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of phlebotomy experience, California CPT license, proficient in MS Office, and 2+ years lead or supervisor experience; good DMV record. Bachelor’s degree preferred. PDL offers competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental and 401(k), plus up to $550/year in wellness reimbursement. Please apply online at: EOE

Sr. Administrative Assistant – Market­ing Department

Cottage Health System seeks full‑time Sr. Administrative Assistant to support the Marketing VP. Requires 5+ years experience supporting executive level professionals in a fast‑paced office environment. Core competencies include: exceptional time management/

DISH TV Retailer. Starting at $19.99­/ month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1‑800‑357‑0810 (Cal‑SCAN)

Garage & Estate Sales ***SAT AUG 9 FROM 9AM ‑ NOON***GARAGE SALE/VENTA DE GA‑ RAJE: fine glassware, WorkForce shelv‑ ing, 100s of LPs from ‘60s‑’70s‑’80s, most XLNT COND+DJ promos; sports memorabilia, sculptures, Partylite vo‑ tives, Guatemalan textiles, antique iron kettles; mirrors, cot, cuckoo clock; housewares,games, lots under $1! W. Pedregosa at Castillo 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.

Website Coordinator Cottage Health System seeks experienced Website Coordinator to produce and manage web content by gathering information and integrating data from various CHS departments. Will write, edit, proofread and upload content and art work as needed, optimizing content for web readability and user experience. Requires: Bachelor’­s degree, 3+ years professional web design experience; Adobe digital media design software expertise and CMS experience. Knowledge of google analytics, social media and SEO. Ability to work cross‑platform with Mac and PC. Cottage Health System offers an excellent compensation package that includes above market salaries; premium medical benefits, pension plans, and tax savings accounts, and up to $550/year in wellness reimbursement. Please apply online at: www.cottagehealthsystem. org. EOE

will provide you with savings of up to 75 percent on all your medication needs. Call today 1‑800‑273‑0209 for $10.00 off your first prescription and free ship‑ ping. (Cal‑SCAN) Safe Step Walk‑In Tub Alert for Seniors. Bathroom falls can be fatal. Approved by Arthritis Foundation. Therapeutic Jets. Less Than 4 Inch Step‑In. Wide Door. Anti‑Slip Floors. American Made. Instal‑ lation Included. Call 800‑799‑4811 for $750 Off. (Cal‑SCAN)



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

Skilled ATTN: DRIVERS. Be a Name, Not a Number $$$ Up to 50 cpm $$$ BCBS + 401k + Pet & Rider. Orientation Sign On Bonus. CDL‑A Required. 1‑877‑258‑8782‑ (Cal‑SCAN)

buffer, carpet shampooer, vacuum clean‑ er, and small power and hand tools; re‑ place belts and bags on vacuum cleaners as necessary. Assist with minor grounds maintenance or general maintenance of the school building such as painting as required. Replace lights, adjust shades or blinds or adjust desks and other furni‑ ture. Perform related duties as assigned. Please apply at or visit our website at

DRIVERS – START WITH OUR TRAINING OR CONTINUE YOUR SOLID CAREER. You Have Options! Company Drivers, Lease Purchase or Owner Operators Needed. 888‑302‑4618 www.­ (CalSCAN) EXPERIENCED DRIVER OR RECENT The Santa Barbara Unified School GRAD? With Swift, you can grow to District is soliciting applications for an be an award‑winning Class A CDL Electrician to troubleshoot and repair driver. We help you achieve Diamond electrical equipment and systems, install Driver status with the best support wiring, cabling and control panels, and there is. As a Diamond Driver, you replace defective wiring and parts. The earn additional pay on top of all the ideal candidate will have an understand‑ competitive incentives we offer. The very ing of the tools, equipment, materials, best choose SWIFT • Great Miles = Great methods and techniques used in skilled Pay • Late‑Model Equipment Available • electrical work. This is a classified posi‑ Regional Opportunities • Great Career tion, 40 hours per week, 12‑months Path • Paid Vacation • Excellent Benefits. of the year. Hourly pay ranges from $24.08 to $29.80, depending on ex‑ Call: (520) 226‑4362 (Cal‑SCAN) perience. Minimum requirements are: Graduation from high school and four years of journey‑level electrical experi‑ ence. Please apply at or visit our website at

Floater Custodian

The Floater Custodian will clean class‑ rooms, offices, cafeterias, and other facilities of an assigned school during an assigned shift; sweep, scrub, mop, wax and polish floors and vacuum rugs and carpets in classrooms, offices, and other work areas. Assure security of school during assigned hours; lock gates, doors and windows; monitor facilities for fire hazards and report to appropriate personnel as required. Dust and polish furniture, light fixtures, and woodwork; clean chalkboards, trays and erasers; empty pencil sharpeners. Empty and clean waste receptacles; refill dispens‑ ers. Clean, scrub, and disinfect student and staff restrooms; wash windows and walls; polish metal work, restock paper supplies and soap as necessary; clean drinking fountains. Set up school fa‑ cilities for special events and meetings. Operate and maintain a variety of custo‑ dial equipment including a floor stripper,

Treasure Hunt ($100 or LESS) “NEW” DELUXE DODGER CAP (one size fist all) Orig. $40, now $25. Call Fred 957‑4636. 2 NFL Authentic Beer Mugs. Orig. $30, $15 each. Call 805‑957‑4636.


needed to repair electric and gas power tools. Customer service involved in position. Bilingual preferred; but not required. Compensation: DOE. Apply at: Buena Tool Co., 433 Laguna St., Santa Barbara, CA 805‑963‑3885, Tom Good. TRUCK DRIVERS! Obtain Class A CDL in 2 ½ weeks. Company Sponsored Training. Also Hiring Recent Truck School Graduates, Experienced Drivers. Must be 21 or Older. Call: (866) 275‑2349. (Cal‑SCAN)

Marcy Exercise Bike. $200 new, sell for $100 OBO. Call 805‑957‑4636 PLAYING CARDS. Brand new, Elvis Presley, still in plaztic, from New Or‑ leans. New $40. Sell for $15 OBO. Call 805‑957‑4636. Pocket Etch‑A‑SKETCH. $10. Call Fred, 805‑957‑4636

4 t‑shirts, regularly $20 each. Selling for $5 each. Call 805‑957‑4636.

RADIO ‑ used. New $50, sell for $20 OBO. Call 805‑957‑4636.

AUTHENTIC NFL Mugs. Originally $40, selling for $15. Call 805‑957‑4636.

RAM Authentic T‑Shirts. Reg $25. $10 each. Call 805‑957‑4636.

BJORN RYE ETCHINGS Limited edition 12 different etchings ranging from $45 to $100. call 805‑687‑4514 (Kathy).

USED FISH TANK. Normally $100, sell‑ ing for $10. Call Fred 957‑4636

BRAND NEW Transistor Radio. New $18. Sell for $10. Call 805‑957‑4636.

Used UCLA twin bed blanket. $40 new/$10. Call 805‑957‑4636

Erectile dysfunction kit. Brend new. New Technology. $300 New, sacra‑ fice for $20. Call 805‑967‑4636

Secluded 39 Acre Ranch $193 Month! Secluded‑quiet 6,100’ north‑ ern AZ ranch. Mature evergreen trees/ meadowland blend. Sweeping ridge top mountain/valley views. Borders 640 acres of Federal wilderness. Free well access, camping and RV ok. $19,900, $1,990 dn, guaranteed financing. Pics, maps, weather, area info 1st United 800.966.6690 arizonaland.­ com (Cal‑SCAN)

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PALM GROWERS • Carpinteria Over 20 varieties of Coastal Climatized Grown Palm Trees, Tropicals & Bananas. Plant Locating • Wholesale to the Public

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• Speaks English, Russian and French • National Certified Green Specialist • Master’s Degree • Prompt, professional service • Honest, effective approach • Attention to detail • Expert negotiator • Concierge buyer representation • Exceptional selling and marketing skills


SANTA BARBARA One of the rare

remodel, exceptional quality & detail. 2BD/1BA w/ numerous custom features, classic elegance & large over-sized lot. 2 car garage. Beautiful & move-in ready.

chances to own this charming C2 zoned mixed use property in the Historical Brinkerhoff District on a corner lot. Excellent investment for an owner and business.






Call Olesya today: (805) 708-1917 • 211 BOESEKE PARKWAY




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

SANTA BARBARA Outstanding 2





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


NEW PRICE MONTECITO Located in prestigious “Ennisbrook”, this 1.55 acre parcel is located across from a private 2-acre grass park

SUMMERLAND Income opportuni-

GOLETA 5BD/4BA, 4,318 sq. ft. luxury estate in Crown Collection. Move-in ready w/ custom upgrades, in-law suite & more!



ty. 4/3 and 1/1, ocean views, laundry, parking. Vacation or ongoing rental.

downtown home. Hardwood floors, backyard sanctuary w/ hot tub & more!

pool. Modern feel w/ Jacuzzi style tub, natural light, open floor plan & more!











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SANTA BARBARA Amazing oasis of


over 6 acres 20 min to SB. 4BD/2.52BA on a private Creekside setting.

GOLETA 4BD/2BA home in quiet neighborhood close to parks. Large kitchen, big back yard & much more!

SANTA BARBARA Villa Constance

3BD/2.5BA home, 2 car garage. 1700+ sq ft living space, wood flrs, & more!

North 3BD/2BA. Upper unit, updated, custom tile & wood flrs, pool. & more!

2BD/2BA + den in cul de sac, endunit, private balcony & 2 car garage.











SANTA MARIA 76 acre parcel with



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

SANTA BARBARA 2006 construction 2BD/2BA, bamboo floors, dual pane, deck, garage. Convenient location.

SANTA BARBARA Quiet 2nd floor unit w/ mtn. views, new paint, carpet & light fixtures. Private deck, 1BD/1BA.









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potential for home sites, horses and farming. Easy access to and from Cat Canyon


There has never been a better time to buy in Santa Barbara than

NEW LISTING SANTA BARBARA Updated 2BD/1.5BA home on cul-de sac, updated kitchen, cathedral ceilings, loft & more.

SANTA BARBARA 2BD/1BA Private & secluded townhome near East Beach. Close to conveniences.

LOMPOC Flat, level, .9 acre commercial




BRE# 01477382

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

lot in sought out area. Close to airport & businesses. Perfect for owner/investor.

NOW! 2000 State Street, Santa Barbara 805.899.1100

Santa Barbara Independent, 08/07/14  

August 07, 2014, Vol. 28, Issue 447

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