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copper-skinned man with a faraway look and a brown blanket draped over his shoulder plunks away at the painted piano on the corner of State and Ortega streets in search of a melody that keeps slipping away. Behind him, a big chrome padlock intrudes into the visual flow of the tall, twisted, wrought-iron gate posts installed to keep street people from encroaching into the dead patio space of the empty commercial building, vacant so long and so often it could well be haunted. That building at 700 State Street — the site of many restaurants that opened and failed — could well be the big news on State Street in a week of big news. A 7-Eleven franchise is now on the way. Edged out of the big-news running is the previous week’s oH tHanK HeaVen: Owned by a Beverly Hills mogul, this long-vacant building at the corner of State and Ortega streets could soon be revelation that Saks Off 5th at the home of a new 7-Eleven, much to the consternation of downtown business interests. 1001 State Street finally pulled the plug and took itself off life support. That store ing indictment of City Hall’s “lack of vision Instead, Santa Barbara Police Chief Lori was dead almost from the day it opened its and leadership” where State Street and its 30 Luhnow just put four Americorps volunteers doors two years ago, and the announcement vacant storefronts is concerned. “This is the on State Street to engage with any street peowas long expected. Saks Off 5th will officially best we can do?” he asked in an interview later. ple, diverting those who are divertable into turn out the lights next March, leaving unan- “What’s aspirational about a 7-Eleven?” Mar- available treatment options. She’s also fieldswered the 46,000-square-foot question of tinez has been banging the drum about the ing two red-shirted “Ambassadors” onto the what to do with all that State Street space. necessity of a paradigm shift for State Street. street at any given time, equipping them with The other big news is the grand open- Amazon.com has permanently altered how radios but not guns. The department is also ing of the new, fancy 121-room luxury hotel most Americans shop; traditional brick-and- exploring ways to embed mental-health pro— dubbed Hotel Californian — just below mortar retail has withered, leaving in its wake fessionals onto the department’s Restorative the train depot at State and Mason streets. husks of empty storefronts. State Street is no Policing detail, which focuses exclusively on The ubiquitous Moroccan tile work inside is exception. street people. Privately, many in the commercial realsufficiently kinetic to have a dizzying strobe While Martinez seeks to blame City Hall effect on the casual observer, but outside, it’s for a lack of vision —“In the absence of any estate business are cautioning against overreall Santa Barbara’s ubiquitous white stucco: vision, we will wind up with mish-mash” action. Many of the vacant storefronts have, in calm, formal, and gleaming. As of Sunday — Maggie Campbell, executive director of fact, been rented out but are not occupied yet. afternoon, it’s still brand-spanking-new, and the Downtown Organization, stated she’d Some vacancies—like the soon-to-be-empty crowds aren’t pooling yet. Thirty years in like to talk with the property owner about 1001 State Street that houses Saks Off 5th— the making, the hotel’s arrival—like a slow- the 7-Eleven deal. About two years ago, the account for three listings, one for each floor. While Santa Barbara appears to lag way moving tsunami— tsunami lacks any surprise factor. building was purchased by Bruce A. Meyers, But its presence — coupled with the ongo- owner of Gearys, the Beverly Hills emporium behind San Luis Obispo in terms of reconing alcohol-induced success of the adjoin- of luxury wedding gifts. Campbell said she’s figuring the DNA of its downtown district, ing Funk Zone—will further tip the central been trying to contact the owner for some there is motion. Earlier this summer, City business district’s balance of trade decidedly time but without success. “We already have a Hall convened a gathering of property ownto the south. And no number of painted pia- convenience store downtown,” said Campbell. ers, commercial brokers, and business leaders nos—no matter how magically playful—can “In every downtown I’ve worked, 7-Eleven to talk about the future of downtown. The turn that around. has been a nuisance operator. There’s a drive- Downtown Organization hired consultants News of a 7-Eleven headed for State Street in nature that changes the dynamic of the to study the problem. was greeted with apocalyptic concern at district.” What she didn’t say is that 7-Elevens Though brokers complain it’s too little Tuesday morning’s Downtown Organization sell alcohol. Campbell has been waging a long, too late, city planners have adopted a plan meeting. The ink was barely dry on the lease uphill fight against street drunks, demanding —dubbed Accelerate—to expedite the peragreement when mayoral candidate Angel greater police enforcement from police chiefs mitting process. Of the 18 building permit Martinez informed the crowd. It would who caution that certain problems defy such applications sought by downtown business owners in the past two months, eight have provide yet another exhibit in his unfold- simple solutions as citations or arrests.

business News that the Santa Barbara office of Citrix was closing flew around town this past weekend, and by Monday, the 30-40 people who worked out of the offices on East Figueroa Street were down to four. An email to employees from CEO David Henshall, reprinted at TheLayoff.com, confirmed the direction the software company was taking and the closure of the company’s offices in Santa Barbara and Tempe, Arizona. Reports at BrianMadden .com estimated that 10 percent of the guessed-at 8,000 employees were due to be laid off from the company’s British, Indian, and U.S. locations. Sales- and bed-tax revenues have been dropping steadily for the City of Santa Barbara this past year. Sales tax, returned for the previous quarter by the state, closed out the fiscal year this June with $21.4 million for the city, a decrease of 0.4 percent over the previous year and almost $1 million less than expected. The transient occupancy tax (TOT), or bed tax, did modestly well last fiscal year, ending with $19 million in the coffers, or 2.6 percent more than expected. That’s better than the previous year, 2016, which was stagnant compared to 2015’s 10 percent growth over 2014. So far, for fiscal 2018, bed taxes are 3.8 percent short of goals. Though vacation rental fees have dropped 75 percent, the city states they compose an insignificant portion of the TOT compared to hotels.

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With Santa Barbara Unified School District’s involuntary shift to a basic-aid funding model on 7/1, students transferring to S.B. Unified schools from outside the district — called an interdistrict transfer — no longer arrive with supplemental funding from the state. In response, the district’s Board of Education has voted to discontinue interdistrict transfers. However, a student will be allowed to complete the highest grade level at the school he or she currently attends. District policy allowing intradistrict transfers — such as when a high school student who lives downtown attends Dos Pueblos High School, for example — remains the same.

A 10/2 flight over the Whittier Fire burn scar — during which wildfire investigators used infrared technology to detect hotspots — “revealed some lingering heat sources but they are far enough inside the [containment] lines that [they do] not pose a threat to adjacent communities,” according to Pancho Smith, Santa Barbara District Ranger of Los Padres National Forest. On 10/5, the fire, which

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A 22-year-old woman who was assaulted by a 6-foot-tall white male on 10/7 turned around and punched him in the face after he grabbed her crotch. The UCSB student had been walking home around 9 p.m. along the 6600 block of Isla Vista’s Del Playa Drive when the dark-haired man came up behind her. He fell to the ground after she hit him; she went home and called police. The I.V. Foot Patrol asks for the community’s help in identifying the man; call 681-4179. To avoid walking alone, call UCSB’s escort line at 893-2000. Selfdefense programs are offered by UCSB Police and the Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center. The Kaylee J (pictured), out of Santa Barbara Harbor, ran aground for unknown reasons near El Capitán State Beach on 10/7, the Coast Guard reported. The two crewmembers were uninjured and radioed for help. After State Parks, Fish and Wildlife, and the Coast Guard removed about 110 gallons of diesel fuel, 50 gallons of hydraulic oil, and two marine batteries from the commercial fishing vessel, said Petty Officer Mark Barney of the Coast Guard, the boat was deemed nonhazardous. It remains beached near El Cap, awaiting a salvage plan.

law & disorder Charged with kidnapping, rape, and attempted murder, among other felonies, Barret Murphy, 49, was arrested on the morning of 10/6 by Sheriff’s deputies in Montecito. Murphy was found screaming incoherently, lying in the middle of East Valley Road near Picacho Lane, by an off-duty Montecito Fire Protection District employee, who called 9-1-1, according to a district spokesperson. Murphy — who had recently been placed on at least one involuntary 72-hour psychiatric hold — had broken into a female acquaintance’s residence, according to the Sheriff’s Office, sexually assaulted her, and tried to kill her with a knife. The victim escaped, flagged down a passing vehicle, and was driven to Montecito Fire’s Station No. 2, and then to the hospital. Authorities have not released her name. Murphy is a Santa Barbara native and second-generation Realtor, according to biographical information online. In the 1990s, he formed a band, Pornstar, which morphed into a successful apparel business, with his brother Shawn Murphy, who died in 2009 after struggling with addiction. sb so

An armed robbery call went out around 11:30 a.m. on 10/10 for 1235 Garden Street, just a block from the Police Department’s back door. Officers swarmed the neighborhood searching for a gunman, soon spotting a suspect carrying a black coat and distinctive backpack described by witnesses. Zackary Angel (pictured), 25, of Santa Barbara, was

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Three students at Carpinteria High School were arrested on 10/4 after they posted gun-toting photographs at Snapchat, with indications they were going to “seek retribution or retaliation, and hurt or maim people who were not named,” said Sheriff’s spokesperson Kelly Hoover. One image showed a 15-year-old brandishing a firearm, subsequently seized from his home; a 17-year-old relative was arrested at school for possession of a realistic pellet gun. A third teen, 16 years old, was arrested at his home on charges of making criminal threats and possession of a replica firearm. Carpinteria High was never in danger of credible threats, stated Hoover. The three were booked into Santa Maria Juv enile Hall. A 53-year-old Santa Barbara man drove his Toyota truck up a State Street sidewalk just past Arlington Avenue during the lunch hour on 10/7 and plowed into a wall at Carlitos Café. A total of five pedestrians suffered minor injuries and were taken to Cottage Hospital; no restaurant patrons were hurt. The driver, John Dalton (pictured), sheared off a lamppost as his truck leapt the curb. He was charged with driving under the influence of drugs; bail was set at $100,000. Firefighters inspected the wall at the time of the incident and determined there had been no structural damage.

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Five men said to have links to Santa Barbara’s Eastside Gang were arrested on 10/4 on state and federal charges of narcotics distribution. Police Department investigators had worked with the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for several months, looking into cases involving cocaine, methamphetamine, and U.S. currency. Arrested were Sergio Diaz, 36, for distribution of cocaine; Javier Zamudio, 32, on cocaine sales and criminal gang participation; and Adrian Alejandre, 29, methamphetamine distribution, all of Santa Barbara. Arrested in Lompoc were Dennis Cummings, 22, and Robert Sullivan-Seher, 48, for n conspiracy and meth distribution.


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overnor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 last Thursday, a bill to limit local law enforcement’s cooperation with immigration authorities. Though the so-called sanctuary state bill was amended to appease law enforcement officials, the changes were not enough for Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown. “We’re disappointed,” he said. Though Sheriff Brown described the modified bill as “less of a problem,” he said the law will still be problematic for public safety. Santa Barbara County has been at the forefront of the issue. Brown serves as president of the California State Sheriffs’ Association. Recent analysis by a Syracuse University nonprofit found Santa Barbara County is 25th in the nation in hold requests filed by immigration authorities. In 2016, ICE requested notifications for 600 inmates, according to Brown. Of those, ICE agents were waiting to pick up 258 individuals when they stepped foot out of County Jail. On Friday, ICE acting director Thomas Homan said in a statement that SB 54 undermines “public safety and hinders ICE from

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been issued and 10 are in plan check. Of the nine design review applications, eight have been granted. And of the 20 sign applications, 20 were approved, though four of those approvals have been appealed. In the meantime, Campbell has teamed up with the American Institute of Architects to do what architects always do in times of crisis: Hold a planning charrette. Architects, planners, and landscape architects will break into teams of eight or nine each and be assigned small chunks of downtown to reimagine and redesign. Spearheading the effort is architect Brian Cearnal, who designed the Saks building at 1001 State Street and has already started plans to rebuild it with apartments on the second and third floors. He could soon be designing the new digs for downtown’s 7-Eleven. Cearnal said he’s been advised by some city councilmembers to “not get too artistic or creative,” but he pushed back, saying, “Sometimes, you need to look at things from 30,000 feet up.” It’s too soon to say whether the new 7-Eleven will withstand the gathering storm of indignation. No application has yet been submitted to City Hall, though

meeting—approved the draft regulations, which now go to the Planning Commission. Rowse expressed the most concern, and called for more public input, specifically about edibles and delivery services. He said pot shops don’t belong in residential neighborhoods, including mixed-used zones, where the city plans to build high-density rental housing. But Murillo, who is running for mayor, said residents near the already permitted dispensaries would probably like lawmakers to open up the whole city “so we could spread out where we will allow them to be.” She added, “We have empty storefronts [on State Street] … . It should be part of the discussion should we welcome this type of business.” Schneider noted 71 percent of city residents approved the state recreational marijuana measure, Proposition 64. She admitted she was once skeptical of “volatile” manufacturing, but she said she has since learned more about it. They also directed staff to explore the possibility of permitting manufacturing near the Santa Barbara —Kelsey Brugger Municipal Airport.

city planners say it fits existing zoning and land-use designations. “It’s a convenience store,” said one City Hall insider. “We have convenience stores downtown. What do we say? No to 7-Elevens, but yes to wine tasting?” Cearnal acknowledged the awkwardness of the situation. A 7-Eleven may not have the cachet of other tenants, but with so many vacancies, property owners are hardpressed to find suitable operators. (Campbell with the Downtown Organization said she knows of several retailers interested in that space.) Santa Barbara has another 7-Eleven at State and Mission streets, one conspicuous for its flamboyantly Moorish design. “Does that mean I need to start designing a mosque?” quipped Cearnal, who pointed out that only half the downtown property would be occupied by a 7-Eleven. His role is not to design the new 7-Eleven but to bifurcate the building so it can be shoehorned in. By next week, the painted pianos will be gone from State Street, part of an annual public art installation project. So, too, will the clusters of players tinkling the wornout ivories. The empty storefronts, however, will remain for the indefinite future. n


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Chumash Final Deal Close Tribe and County Reach Proposed Terms for Camp 4 by Kelsey Brugger ne morning last week, Karen Jones cracked a bad egg and shrieked, throwing the raw brown goop in the air. “I skipped breakfast,” the Santa Ynez Valley resident announced at a recent public hearing about the county’s tentative landuse deal with the Chumash. “Sometimes it is better to do nothing than to do something foolish.” The metaphor was an indication of the resentment and bitterness that has built up for years in the Santa Ynez Valley. Valley residents have adopted a “just say no” approach to the tribe’s plans to expand the existing roughly 138-acre reservation. This tentative agreement surrounds Camp 4, the 1,400acre property east of Highway 154. County supervisors Joan Hartmann and Das Williams met privately with Chumash chair Ken Kahn and vice chair Raul Armenta for six months after years of public negotiations failed. The tribe has for six years petitioned the U.S. government to bring Camp 4 into the reservation, saying they need to build more housing. Annexation, which was granted on the last day of the Obama administration, frees the land from the county’s firm development codes and property-tax rolls. It is still in appeal. The deal would stipulate that the tribe would pay $178,500 annually while the county would drop its formal opposition. The property would be divided into 143 one-acre plots, one for each tribal member. Nearly 900 acres would be protected open space. The tribe would not build within 985 feet of Highway 154. Three-quarters of the houses would be single story, and the tribal hall would be located in the center. Gambling would be prohibited. The county could sue the tribe if it didn’t abide by the terms. The agreement would be in place until 2040, which Hartmann said is about longest timeframe federal regulators at the Department of the Interior would likely allow.

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But many residents wondered, “Why now?” One reason is the politics of personalities — Hartmann and Kahn appear to get along better than their predecessors, former county supervisor Doreen Farr and former tribal chair Vincent Armenta. If approved, the deal would augment the federal bill, House Bill 1491, which would immediately place the land into the Chumash reservation. Hartmann emphasized that the legislation has been placed on the noncontroversial “suspension calendar” in the House, meaning it could be heard on the floor at any time. Republicans, who have control of both Houses, have been overwhelmingly supportive of Native American tribes. Santa Barbara Congressmember Salud Carbajal said in an email, “I have long advocated for an agreement being reached at the local level and have encouraged my colleagues in Congress to delay action on federal legislation as these negotiations are ongoing.” The bill would terminate Camp 4’s Williamson Act contract, which provides tax breaks for landowners who do not develop their property for 10 years. At three recent hearings that felt like barn burners in Santa Ynez, Jones — an unsuccessful 3rd District county supervisorial candidate — has served as a key agitator. “In less than 20 years I’ve watched a bingo hall turn into a 12-story skyscraper,” she said, referring to the tribe’s new 12-story hotel. Her freewheeling speaking style was cheered by the audience, a mostly older Anglo crowd, so loudly that Hartmann banged her gavel and said,“This is not a sporting event.” “If this were a sporting event,” Jones later objected, “I’d think you were trying to run out the clock.” Hartmann insisted it was this deal or no deal at all.“Without a local agreement, there are no guarantees about what happens on Camp 4,” Hartmann, who represents the valley, told the skeptical crowd for a third time on Monday night. They were not sold. cont’d on page 15 

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Dog Lost in the Night got only one new woman running, whom the Democratic Party seems to hate even though she’s a card-carrying liberal-progressive-feminist lifelong Democrat. We have a Cuban-born retired corporate executive, a former fire chief, one former mayor, three current councilmembers, and a former political staffer for a former county supervisor. Not exactly throwing the windows wide open. The good news is we have three candidates with younger school-age children. As usual, Ernie Salomon, Santa Barbara’s most curmudgeonly community activist, livened things up by calling out mayoral candidate Frank Hotchkiss for declining to list his age. “Did you forget it?” Ernie demanded. “For your information, you are 75.” Ernie disclosed that he was 82.“My question to you is: Do you wanna arm wrestle?” Any proceeds generated by the spectacle, he said, would go to Direct Relief. Ernie wisely did not extend the same invitation to former fire chief Warner McGrew, whom only a fool would challenge to arm wrestle. Ernie may be a noisy gong, but a fool he most decidedly is not. That sobriquet, sadly, goes to the Democratic Central Politburo, whose insistence on being the very first political entity to field a slate of candidates at all costs is apparently costing them a lot in terms of party strife. The Dems insist on endorsing by early spring even though the filing deadline for candidates isn’t until August. This haste has caused

serious problems. When their powers that be announced from on high they were anointing Jim Scafide, a local attorney, to run for District 4, a lot of party loyalists were struck with instant whiplash. “Jim who?” Turned out he was an attorney who at age 18 was elected to the city council of East Liverpool, Ohio, and later would be elected that town’s youngest mayor. The Dems passed over or pushed aside well-known prospects such as Santa Barbara School Board President Kate Parker, who, while moderate and temperate in the extreme, has more than paid her dues. There was much grumbling from the party when Kristen Sneddon, an S.B. City College geology professor, announced she was inspired to run after participating in the anti-Trump March for Science this April. Jumping on board Sneddon’s bandwagon was Laura Capps of the Capps dynasty. She and her mom — former congressmember Lois Capps — also backed Hal Conklin for mayor, rejecting the party’s endorsement of councilmember Cathy Murillo. (So too did über party animal Das Williams, now 1st District Supervisor.) Political apostate Sneddon — who has emerged as the revelation of the race — has gotten numerous how-dareyou Facebook blasts from machine loyalists. Charlie Clouse, enforcer of party orthodoxy, accused Sneddon of having the effrontery to knock on his door and say she was the best candidate running. Sneddon, for the record,

denies ever knocking on Clouse’s door and demanded a retraction. By breaking ranks with the party, Clouse argued Sneddon was going to split the Democratic vote and get a Republican elected. As for her list of impressive endorsements, Clouse said: “Perhaps not incidentally, they are all female,” adding, “They should know better.” So too should have Clouse; his letter has only galvanized Sneddon’s camp. On the flip side is the nasty whisper campaign unleashed by anonymous sources against party candidate Jim Scafide. As mayor of East Liverpool, Scafide is alleged to have sat idly by, doing only the bare minimum to oppose a toxic waste incinerator in his hometown. The incinerator, it turns out, is even more of a menace than anyone thought, but was built in spite of Scafide’s opposition. He claims he tried to get Greenpeace and Jackson Browne involved in the early days but got nowhere for his efforts. He did vote against it twice, though the council had zero say in the decision. And he testified in court on behalf of opponents. I called Lorenzo Spenser, an East Liverpool resident fighting the incinerator both then and now, who said he absolutely would endorse Scafide.“He didn’t make much of a difference one way or the other,” Spenser said,“but he voted against it, and he was accessible.” In this context, the question remains: Do —Nick Welsh you wanna arm wrestle?

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ayoral candidate Angel Martinez is selling Santa Barbara voters a bad bill of goods. While pretending to be a moderate, Angel has been a progressive Democrat nearly his entire life, switching to Independent only in the last couple months because his political advisors said it would help him get elected. The real Angel Martinez has donated thousands of dollars to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, is sympathetic to sanctuary city policies, and has been disparaging Trump, Limbaugh, and other Republicans for years. The proof is in the pictures of Angel Martinez from the Federal Election Commission and his own Twitter account. They do not tell a very positive story. As for his sanctuary comments, they were said in public to members of the S.B. GOP Central Committee. Please do not be fooled by Angel Martinez. Frank Hotchkiss is the only Republican in the race. Beyond party affiliation and loyalty, Frank has a record of accomplishment, including economic development (cruise ships), privatizing the city golf course, reducing the public-sector payroll, preventing parking meters downtown, and putting more cops on the street. I strongly urge you to join me in supporting Frank Hotchkiss for mayor. With your support, Santa Barbara will be led by a good man who will make a great —Mike Stoker, Carpinteria mayor.

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t’s 2017, and I find myself wanting to prove to my daughters that our voices do matter in a democracy. This November, we have a real opportunity to shape the Santa Barbara City Council and the vision for our city. Upper State, San Roque, Eucalyptus Hill, and Riviera neighborhood voters will decide the District 4 spot. Our community needs Kristen Sneddon to fill that seat. We need her experience as an educator, environmental scientist, and community advocate. As an environmental geologist, Kristen is uniquely qualified to address challenges including drought, fire,

and flooding. We need Kristen to guide a sustainable course for our city based on science and to help prepare our Climate Action Plan. Kristen is the only District 4 candidate with leadership in education. She will work to create closer ties between the city and school district and will advocate for youth programs and support our students. Kristen values equity and speaks up for underrepresented communities. As a mother, and the only woman running for City Council, Kristen will bring a valuable perspective to the table. At a time when national politics can feel beyond our control, it is even more important to elect a local leader like Kristen Sneddon, who will listen and respond to community needs. Mail your ballot by November 7. This decision could come down to fewer than 100 votes, so your vote will count. Your voice matters. —Jessica Scheeter, S.B.

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¶ Regarding last week’s news story “Desal Plant Still Has Bugs,” we have since learned that the intake valve leak issues have been resolved. And, on the Santa Barbara Humane Society (SBHS) story, we received a clarifying letter from attorney Des O’Neill, executor for the donor who gave SBHS $1.1 million. Angela Rockwell’s surmise that the donor thought “the SBHS was helping more animals than ASAP [Animal Shelter Assistance Program] is simply wrong,” O’Neill wrote. “The donor knew what he was doing, knew his charities, knew their personnel and facilities, and donated as he saw fit.” Last, the brief on supervisors’ support for DACA should have noted Joan Hartmann represents areas of both North and South counties. The Independent welcomes letters of less than 250 words that include a daytime phone number for verification. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. Send to: Letters, S.B. Independent, 12 E. Figueroa St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101; or fax: 965-5518; or email: letters@independent.com. Unabridged versions and more letters appear at independent.com/opinions. independent.com

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obituaries Howard Charles Menzel & Maria Luisa Garcia Menzel 1919-2017 • 1920-2017

Howard passed away on Sunday, September 24th of a broken heart following the passing of Maria on January 9th. They were together for almost 70 years and lived out their lives in their Santa Barbara home of over 50 years. They married in Iloilo, Philippines after the end of WWII and ultimately settled in Santa Barbara to raise their three sons. Howard was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin and Marquette University with his law degree. He retired in 1987 as the Santa Barbara County Clerk Recorder after 35 years of service. Maria was an ESL teacher as she cared for three very active boys. Howard was active in Kiwanis International, the Army Reserves where he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, and was a Past Master of the Santa Barbara Masonic Lodge. In retirement he pursued his interest in genealogy researching the Menzel and Garcia Family lineages. Howard and Maria are survived by their three sons Mark, Paul (Karen) and Charles (Candy), five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 20th at 1 PM at Welch-Ryce-Haider Chapel, 15 East Sola St in Santa Barbara. Henry C. Sharp

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after graduating joined the Army Air Corps. He served two years as a navigator, flying in the B-29 Superfortress, and was discharged as a Lieutenant at the end of WWII. He attended MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), where he studied engineering, graduating in 1950. He found the love of his life, Harriet Woods of St. Louis, while on a ski trip in Aspen, CO, and they married in November 1953. Better known as “Hank,” he and Harriet moved to South Pasadena, CA where they raised their four children, Kathy, Kris, Andy, and Eddie. Those were happy years. They built a lakefront vacation home on Lake Arrowhead, CA, where they loved sailing and water skiing. Hank was a Vice President of Air Conditioning Company (ACCO) until he retired from corporate life in 1972 to fulfill an ambition to be a teacher. He became a faculty member of Webb School in Claremont CA, teaching physics and math, and serving as assistant coach of the football team. He was a gifted teacher and devoted to his students. In 1981 he and Harriet moved to Santa Barbara where he embarked on a third career as a financial planner. He founded his own company, First Pacific Financial Services, from which he retired in 2005. In 1982 he and Harriet built their beautiful house overlooking the ocean, and as avid environmentalists, they designed it as a solar house; it has no furnace and uses solar collectors for providing hot water, and photo voltaic panels for providing electricity. Also, on a ½ acre of the property, they grow avocados organically. Hank served on the California Certified Organic Farmers board for five years. Hank and Harriet loved to travel. They traveled throughout the US and across the globe, visiting their many friends, and exploring many interesting places and countries. Hank was a sports enthusiast and a life-long fan of the Chicago Cubs. He was thrilled that he lived long enough to see them win the 2016 World Series (after 108 years!). He enjoyed many sports, including skiing, sailing, squash, and most of all, lacrosse. He established the Cleveland Lacrosse Club in 1951 and was a leader in founding the first lacrosse league in

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California. He served as captain of the San Marino Lacrosse Club, and was an active player until the age of 47. Another lifelong avocation was contract bridge. He played duplicate bridge at Birnam Wood Golf Club for 30 years. Hank is survived by his loving wife of 64 years and his four cherished children. He is extremely proud of them and their spouses. His six grandchildren are his joy. Surviving him are his sister Dorothy Herzog (John), daughter Katherine Cowell (Stanley), son Henry Sharp (Julie Mullen), son Andrew Sharp and son Edward Sharp (Kelly Burke) and grandchildren, Robert Cowell, Ann Cowell, Rosalie Sharp, Andrew Sharp, Benjamin Sharp and Jackson Sharp. Those who knew Hank respected him as a man of warmth, integrity and principal, and delighted in his dry sense of humor! In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the charity of your choice. William “Bill” Swanson

He was the ultimate family man and his greatest joy in life was his children, supporting them through whatever fancied their interest. Many great family hours were spent at La Conchita beach, camping in the Eastern Sierras or riding motorcycles in the Mojave Desert. As his kids grew and started playing inline hockey and racing downhill bicycles, Bill eagerly took up those sports to keep playing alongside his kids. He was a burly man with a tender heart. Bill is also survived by his sisters Gail (Barry) Eckert and Nancy (Rick) Rubino, beloved nieces and a great niece. Bill is preceded in death by his loving parents William and Patricia. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or The ALS Association to help find a cure for ALS. Bill's family invites you to attend a celebration of life to be held on October 20th, 2017 at 11 am at Rincon Beach Park. If anyone wishes to participate or observe, there will be a paddle out ceremony immediately following. So bring your boards, surf 's up!

to Mission Canyon, a daughter Sharon was born in 1965. Dick was a member of the Goleta Lions Club where he has been a beloved member ever since, and was active in Lions Club activities including Fiesta fund raisers, softball and bowling leagues, summer pool parties and annual ski trips. He enjoyed all types of sports, baseball, hockey, basketball, and especially loved watching his alma mater Michigan Wolverines football. He enjoyed taking the family camping in Northern California, Oregon and, Washington with that big green canvas tent. He also played touch football at Dwight Murphy Field for many years, played bridge every week, was an avid crossword puzzler his entire life and enjoyed 1,500 piece jigsaw puzzles. Dick enjoyed a quiet life with his wife Shari, their grandchildren, and dogs in Olympia Washington. Dick is survived by his wife Shari, and children Dave and Sheri (Bert), his brother Robert Tyler (Sue), stepdaughter Laurie, and grandchildren Kyle and Katie. He asked that no services be held.

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Richard “Dick” Arthur Tyler, 83, passed away peacefully in Olympia, Washington on Monday, August 28, 2017, after a brief illness. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, on March 17, 1934 to Norman Elroy and Alice Tyler and was the oldest of three brothers. He graduated from Redford High School in Detroit, Michigan, and went on to graduate from the University of Michigan earning an engineering degree in 1957. After college Dick enlisted in the U.S. Army and was married to Shirley in 1958. After leaving the Army, he graduated from Michigan Law School in 1961. A son David was born in 1961, and Dick went to work for General Motors, and moved to Santa Barbara. After a few years, he went into private practice. Shortly after moving

In Memoriam (February 2, 1967 - October 5, 2012) Don’t think of him as gone away Life holds so many facets And this planet Earth is only one. Just think of him as resting From the sorrows and the tears On a place of warmth and comfort Where there are no days and years. And think of him as living in the hearts of those whose lives he touched For nothing loved is ever lost And he was loved so much. Danny 5 years have now passed and we miss you so much, but you will forever remain in our hearts. Love Mom & Sissy (Dina)

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William "Bill" Swanson passed away on October 1, 2017 at Cottage Hospital surrounded by loved ones after a brief battle with ALS. He was 65. Bill was born in Chicago, IL to William R. and Patricia A. Swanson. The family moved to California, eventually settling in Santa Barbara when he was 12. Santa Barbara is where Bill discovered his love of the outdoors. He was in his element whenever he was surfing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking racing motorcycles and of course, golfing. He was especially proud of his Los Paisanos Golf Club record of 3 President Cup wins, as well as winning first place in a national level downhill bike race at the age of 55. He enjoyed these activities into his retirement from Capitol Building Supply in 2016 where he worked for nearly 40 years. Bill is survived by his wife of 32 years Tricia, his two sons Kevin (Sarah) and Eric (Jennifer) and his daughter Jenny.

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In her capacity as the founder of Burro to raise awareness about the link between Looking Good Santa Barcreeks, diffuse or multibara, she raised awareness ple sources of pollution, of the vital role our physical environment has on our and our coastal beaches. neighborhoods, communiThe program, which ties, and personal well-being. initially involved the On a macro level, Jeanne Community EnvironGraffy spearheaded the mental Council and the 1970s initiative to shape city Environmental Defense planning efforts based on a Center, funded public population limit of 85,000, a education, expanded size that would ensure quality creek and ocean water of life and delivery of public testing, and led the way services, and that specifically for Project Clean Water. designed a community size Additionally, Jeanne based on air, water, and traffic was integral in securquality and accessibility. ing funding for Elings Jeanne focused on the Park’s acquisition of the TIRELESS: Jeanne Graffy worked diligently for the former Jesuit property to number of developments community over the decades, fortified by her throughout the South Coast, expand the recreational legendary sense of humor. and open-space capacbelieving that many of them ity for the park and the were misplaced or did not fit the existing character of the neighborhoods. During community. She also voted to provided funding for her tenure on the Santa Barbara City Council and Fairview Gardens, Sedgwick Ranch, Burton Mesa, County Board of Supervisors, Jeanne worked with Carpinteria Salt Marsh, and the Gaviota Coast presapplicants to redesign projects to be in keeping with ervation project. Graffy enjoyed the support of local police and the look and feel of surrounding neighborhoods. For example, she was able to reduce the density of the firefighters, and she was also hailed by local busiOak View project by more than 50 percent (24 fewer ness leaders for her support of a vigorous economy. units), which avoided shoehorning a high-density Her efforts to implement performance-based budproject into an infill location. geting at the County of Santa Barbara earned her Working to provide more resources for parks and praise from the Santa Barbara County Taxpayers open spaces, Jeanne also voted to increase developer Association. In being honored by the California State Legpark fees by 1,200 percent. When a proposal for a drive-through fast-food islature as Woman of the Year, 1991, the legislators restaurant was proposed near a busy intersection in noted,“During her tenure as City Council woman she Goleta, neighbors were up in arms and county plan- chaired the General Plan Update —‘Project 2020’— ners were between a rock and a hard place. Because which gained more public participation in the review the parcel’s zoning allowed such a restaurant, a denial process than any other in the history of Santa Barbara of the project by the county would have led to an and brought national recognition and honor to Santa immediate lawsuit by the restaurant owners. Not only Barbara in 1991 from the National League of Cities.” would this have resulted in financial damages to the Jeanne served the residents of Santa Barbara as county, but approval and construction of the restau- a member of the boards of directors of the Santa rant would have been likely. Jeanne’s instincts as a Barbara Redevelopment Agency and of the Conferformer planning commissioner kicked into high gear. ence and Visitors Bureau. She was also director of Her creative solution to deny two elements of the the League of California Cities’ Family Economic proposed restaurant — the drive-through bay and the Policy Task Force and a member of its Revenue and 24-hour components — made the project financially Taxation task force. She served the Cachuma Conunviable, which killed the project, avoided a costly servation Release Board as a member of the city’s lawsuit, and saved taxpayer dollars. Water Commission and also was part of the Santa Jeanne’s pragmatic and inventive approaches to Ynez River project’s ad hoc committee. She was a planning matters came from her rooted appreciation coproducer of Santa Barbara’s five-year Water Plan for the beauty of our physical environment. She val- and Shoreline Master Plan. ued earth, sky, and ocean, and her body of legislative Her wisdom and expertise will be missed. A memorial service and reception for Jeanne and community work gives testimony to this. Perhaps her seminal achievement was her role Graffy will be held Thursday, October 19, 2 p.m., at in the preservation of the Wilcox Property, which is the Old Mission Santa Barbara. now called the Douglas Family Preserve. She worked Paul Bradford was chief of staff for Jeanne Graffy when she held hand in hand with local legislators, community the seat of county supervisor for the 2nd District.

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especially consequential — and unusual. The field is incredibly stacked. Each of the five qualified candidates has a legitimate chance of victory, and the political dynamic is full of intrigue — three evenly matched Democrats wrestling for the liberal vote while competing against a Republican veteran and an exciting independent newcomer. It’s going to be a tight race, made even narrower by the expected low turnout during an odd-year election that could crown the winner with as few as 4,000 votes.

The new mayor, elected by the entire city, will be the first to preside over a council fully transitioned to the new district system. He or she will shepherd Santa Barbara through this historic change, representing the city as a whole while navigating with the hyper-local idiosyncrasies of the six new districts. Wielding only a single vote but possessing the deceptively simple powers of setting agendas and running meetings, our new mayor will also confront Santa Barbara’s most intractable issues — homelessness, water, the 101 — and crisis-level difficulties — State Street, housing, infrastructure. The decisions made now, and the leadership that comes with them, will matter for many years ahead. It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it.

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ngel Martinez is a bright, shiny, new wrench thrown into the gears of Santa Barbara’s political machine. Largely unknown to the public before the election, the former Deckers CEO has intentionally disrupted the current contest of four other candidates, all of whom have been longtime City Hall insiders. Martinez has successfully positioned himself as the centrist, business-savvy outsider who alone possesses the knowledge to tackle the city’s financial challenges. He’s focused most on revitalizing State Street by cracking down on aggressive panhandlers and teaming with business leaders to foster a healthier mix of local-friendly retail stores, boutiques, restaurants, and housing. After straddling the fence for months, Martinez made up his mind to run for mayor on Earth Day after an uncomfortable conversation with political consultant Jeremy Lindaman on the back patio of the University Club. “This is verbatim because this was burned into my brain,” Martinez recalled last week.“[Lindaman] said: ‘No one gets into politics in this town without my approval. You don’t know anyone, you have no name recognition, you’re not going to raise any money, and it’s Bendy’s turn.’ ” (Lindaman, who declined to comment, is a longtime advisor to Democratic allies Mayor Helene Schneider and Councilmember Bendy White.) Instead of backing off as Lindaman intended, Martinez went all in. “Because that’s what’s wrong,” he said. “Who decides there’s a little treadmill on which someone puts in their time, serves on a million committees, has a million meetings, but doesn’t get anything done, and then it’s just their turn?” Martinez said the buzz and momentum his candidacy has generated — which is substantial — is fueled by a desire for change at City Hall. “People are tired of the

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assionate and principled, Cathy Murillo has made it a point of pride that, in the almost six years she has served on City Council, she has organized or participated in a dizzying number of community meetings — everything from neighborhood-watch workshops to business-creation roundtables to environmental study groups. She’s at every city-sponsored groundbreaking, ribbon cutting, and public proclamation, and, as the current representative of District 3, never misses the chance to rub elbows with her fellow Westside renters. The first ever Latina elected to the Santa Barbara City Council, Murillo takes her role seriously as the most reliably progressive voice on the dais in support of working families, immigrants, and young people. “It’s a very important job,” she said. “None of this is easy or to be taken for granted.” She’s backed by the full might of the county’s Democratic Party, most labor unions, and the grassroots army of environmental and social-justice activists. Murillo, a UCSB graduate and former journalist who worked for the Los Angeles Times and the Santa Barbara Independent, was first drawn to public service by the issues of homelessness and gang crime. She’s pushed hard for a fully staffed restorative policing team to break street people out of a revolving jail door, and, as the vice chair of the Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness, she is brokering much-needed cooperation between the county Public Health Department and city service providers. For nearly two years, Murillo was the only member of the council to oppose the proposed gang injunction, a proposal that eventually was abandoned. She argued it unfairly stigmatized Latino neighborhoods and Latino teens. Instead, she founded the Pro-Youth

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same unkept promises, the same platitudes,” he said of intractable issues such as the housing shortage and limited job opportunities for college graduates.“They want new creativity, new thinking, new leadership.” A Cuban immigrant raised in the Bronx, Martinez was a lifelong Democrat until he switched his political party affiliation to decline-to-state prior to this year’s election. He describes himself as an “Eisenhower Republican” who supports the person over the party. Republicans try to pigeonhole him as a Hillary Clinton–loving liberal while Democrats claim his wealth — he reportedly earned $5.7 million a year in total compensation as head of the Deckers board until he stepped down last month to focus on his campaign — makes him blind to true working-class needs. He’s campaigned alongside Jay Higgins, the most conservative City Council candidate, as well as Warner McGrew, a registered Democrat. Initially circumspect about his position on Measure C, Martinez recently came out in support of the sales-tax increase. His own disappointing dealings with City Hall while at Deckers — and, more recently, the frustrating experiences of his son, Julian, owner of Barbareño restaurant, with city staff — inspired Martinez to also run on the promise to eliminate unnecessary red tape blocking new business and development ventures. “For top pay we deserve top service,” he said of the city’s average public employee salary of $86,000 compared to the average private sector salary of $56,000. “And what someone gets when they apply for a building or business permit is not top service.” Martinez has taken considerable heat from critics for only moving within city limits last year. He counters that for years he’s lived throughout the greater Santa Barbara region—San Roque, Summerland, Montecito, Hope Ranch—and has been involved in public affairs through his participation on a number of boards, including those of the United Boys & Girls Clubs, UCSB’s Bren School, the S.B. International Film Festival, and so on. He also calls his fresh perspective on City Hall an asset.“Not being an insider? Hallelujah,” he said. “Nowhere in the city charter does it say you have to have been born at Cottage Hospital to be mayor.” Having raised more than $215,000— $50,000 of which he loaned himself — Martinez leads the pack in campaign fundraising. His yard signs, TV ads, and social media campaigns have so far outpaced his rivals’ in number and frequency. Among Martinez’s biggest supporters are Lynda.com founder Lynda Weinman ($20,000) and Montecito resident John MacFarlane ($10,000). He’s also received backing from Funk Zone developers and investors, real estate brokers, downtown business owners, and philanthropist Paul Orfalea. Martinez earned the coveted endorsement from the Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce last month.

Cathy Murillo cont’d from p. 21 Movement, a gang prevention community forum that convened weekly. Since then, gang crime has dropped by as much as 75 percent.“I can honestly take credit for that,” said Murillo,“for going out into the community as a councilwoman and putting time and energy into this. I’ll do that as mayor, too.” Also on Murillo’s action list: She fought to restore opening hours that had been cut to the downtown and Eastside libraries, worked on the city’s Climate Action Plan, lobbied City Hall to extend the contract with the Boys & Girls Club, helped ban single-use plastic bags, and was instrumental in bringing a Westside neighborhood committee back to life. More recently, she’s resisted efforts to slow the city’s Average Unit-Size Density (AUD) program and tried to steer conversations about State Street’s struggles away from predictions of doom and gloom.“State Street is still the heartbeat of the city,” she said.“It doesn’t help the businesses that are there to say negative things about it, so I won’t. I’m optimistic.” Her priorities in the years ahead include prompting job creation and economic growth by getting tourism interests and local business owners talking at the same table, implementing the Bicycle Master Plan, and forging better relations with our North County neighbors in the name of water security and better public transit. “I live off of this salary,” she said. “So this is my work, and I’m looking at the next eight years as dedicating my life to public service.” Murillo has been endorsed by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Supervisor Janet Wolf, Santa Barbara Unified School District Board President Kate Parker, the local Sierra Club chapter, UCSB Democrats, and many others. So far, she’s raised $145,000, with donations pouring in from all over — the Planned Parenthood Action Fund; developer Ed St. George; The Canopy (the city’s newest medical marijuana dispensary); the owners of Wildcat Lounge, Super Cucas, and Mesa Café & Bar; MarBorg; Carpinteria flower growers; Judge George Eskin (ret.); and former mayor Marty Blum.


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hroughout 32 years of public service—first on the Water Commission, then on the Planning Commission, and now on the City Council — Harwood “Bendy” White has consistently played the part of polite pragmatist, waxing wonky and effective on all manner of city planning topics. Never one to bask in the limelight, White prefers to hang behind the scenes and quietly chip away at the major issues—housing, water, the budget, and so on. He’s spent decades wrapping his head around these knotty subjects, and he understands them. Often the swing vote on the council, White, a Democrat, describes himself as a social liberal and fiscal conservative who’s weathered a love-hate relationship with the county party, which appreciates his institutional knowledge on environmental protections and affordable housing but has occasionally disapproved of his hard-line salary negotiations with city workers’ unions. White was one of the chief architects behind the city’s Average Unit-Size Density (AUD) program, but now he is leading the charge to rein it in, worrying that the density experiment is moving too fast and producing rental housing too expensive for the city’s needs. “It’s all about adaptive management,” he said. “If the program isn’t doing exactly what we want it to do, then let’s have the flexibility to be able to change it.” White supports capping the number of AUD units built annually at 125 and creating a scoring system for middle-income units to encourage competition among builders. “Let’s start with neighborhoods and make sure they’re protected,” said White of his recent efforts to concentrate AUD projects downtown, which would fulfill the dual goals of keeping large apartment complexes out of single-home neighborhoods and creating new live/work/shop areas on State Street, now suffering from dozens of empty storefronts.“There’s a way to concentrate on our jugular,” said White. “If we have a common cause with the development community, residents, and businesspeople, I think we can make some amazing things happen.” White, the only mayoral candidate born in Santa Barbara, was a half-step away from retiring before he threw his hat in the ring at the 11th hour. It was a desire to shepherd the AUD program to a better place and to oversee Measure C expenditures that inspired him to stick around City Hall. White insists the sales-tax increase is absolutely necessary for the city’s future, and he believes the public will be more trusting that the $22 million a year it will generate will be spent on infrastructure improvements if he’s sitting in the mayor’s seat. Every two years before a city election, White said, he’d hold a public review of the tax to see how it’s being allocated and whether a sunset date should be enacted.“It will be an opportunity for public feedback and to hold the council’s feet to the fire to make sure this thing doesn’t get too sloppy.” White is characteristically modest about some of his major wins over the years, such as his role in preserving Veronica Meadows from development, getting the hydroelectric plant restarted, and during the drought negotiating a hard-won truce between dueling water agencies when the Cachuma Lake pumping barge needed to be moved at great expense. “I don’t do anything by myself,” he said. While White’s supporters see his voting record as evidence of an independent conscience not beholden to a party or special interests, some political insiders view his flexibility as personal opportunism, especially on housing issues. For his part, White thinks the give-and-take is just part of the job. “Maybe this city will always be split over growth and no growth,” he said. “And maybe that’s healthy. I believe we should take the Hippocratic oath on this one and do no harm — measure twice, cut once.” A land-use agent by trade, mostly overseeing projects in the City of Goleta, White said he’s quickly winding down his consulting work. After lending himself $40,000, White has racked up a total of more than $94,000 in campaign contributions. Those who’ve given include former mayor Sheila Lodge, Wendy Foster, dozens of private retired citizens, a host of architects and contractors, developer John Price, and the owners of Buttonwood Farm Winery, Pierre Lafond, and 7-Day Nursery.

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al Conklin is no coward, but he’s nervous.“The institutional memory of Santa Barbara is fading,” he said. The former councilmember and mayor, who was first elected to public office in 1977 and then took a 23-year hiatus from politics after term limits forced him to step aside, worries that the knowledge and appreciation for the city’s history is slipping out of public consciousness and that the council is devolving into an isolated blue-ribbon commission of knee-jerk reaction rather than a governing body with a long-term vision. “We need to know where we’re going.” Conklin had been considering another mayoral run for some time — reportedly soliciting support even two years ago — but it was listening to his fellow mayoral candidates talk about their qualifications on the campaign trail that thrust him back into the political arena. “I don’t necessary disagree with them on the issues,” Conklin said of fellow Democrats Bendy White and Cathy Murillo, “but I don’t want to hear what committee you’re on. Tell me what your plan is.” As a former public affairs executive for Southern California Edison — and a decorated environmental policy maker who started the city’s first recycling program, which became the model for California’s entire waste-management system — Conklin has a clear line of sight for the city to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by 2030. The first step, he said, would be for Santa Barbara to withhold its waste stream from the Tajiguas Landfill until the county adopted a better, cleaner project to extend the dump’s lifespan, which would also help the city reach its goal. The city could also develop a buyback system to shave peak demand through battery power purchases, as well as make a deal with Edison to grease the skids for the utility to shore up its end-of-theline Santa Barbara infrastructure, as long as it then assisted the city in powering a new, fossil-free system. Conklin grew up in Oakland, where he was heavily involved in the civil rights movement.“Economic injustice was really important to me,” he said. He opted out of the draft by taking a job in Santa Barbara to help Vandenberg Air Force Base reduce its waste production. This was shortly after the 1969 oil spill, and President Nixon was keen on enacting environmental protections. He later teamed up with Paul Relis and Bob Klausner in their work for the fledgling Community Environmental Council. More recently, he’s taken part in humanitarian and reforestation efforts around the world, served on a number of arts boards and commissions, and played a leadership role in his Free Methodist Church. Conklin wants to help Santa Barbara government return to a dynamic of soliciting, then actually considering, community buyin. He recalled a failed effort by the council in 1983 — when State Street was in the midst of a retail slump similar to today’s — to push through the development of a Bullock’s department store. The public rejected the plan as too big for downtown, but then embraced the design for a much larger Paseo Nuevo shopping mall after community groups spent two years meeting with city staff and submitting design feedback.“People were in favor of Paseo Nuevo because it was their plan, not City Hall’s plan,” said Conklin. “Most councils in history were somewhat irrelevant. When the city actually succeeded, it was because it resourced citizen groups.” Santa Barbara should do the same as it tweaks the Average Unit-Size Density program, continues to address the housing shortage, and comes up with a new plan for State Street, Conklin said. “People need to know these are their plans.” Conklin acknowledges he’s been out of the City Hall game for quite a while — a fact his opponents are quick to point out — but he’s confident in his longstanding relationships inside and outside government to get things done. He’s still got the knack for leadership and consensus building, he said. Though Conklin didn’t secure the official Democratic endorsement, he does have some big-name liberals in his corner: Lois, Laura, and Todd Capps and 1st District Supervisor Das Williams. He loaned himself $40,000 in campaign cash and has $64,218 total to work with. Conklin’s donors include Anne Towbes, Bruce Corwin, and Jane restaurant, as well as a number of artists, teachers, and environmentalists.


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t bodes well for Frank Hotchkiss that he’s squaring off against three Democrats and a decline-to-state candidate who will more than likely split the vote. Otherwise, he’d be in trouble, and he knows it.“If there were only one or two other people in the race, I’d be a dead man walking,” he said. “But the fact that there are four on the other [liberal] side of the fence gives me a real shot.” For eight years, Hotchkiss has held the conservative line on the council, representing a counterpoint to an agenda set by the progressive majority of his colleagues. Despite their differences, they’ve always found ways to disagree politely on housing density, alternative transportation, budget decisions, and so on. “We really get along,” he said. “I’ve never been on a council where I sensed there were hard feelings.” Hotchkiss was the only councilmember to vote in June against the city initiative to switch over to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030. He cited concerns over spiking rates and spotty reliability. “It was a loselose deal, and the vote was politically driven,” he said.“I don’t think political agendas should get in the way of people’s well-being.” Later, he would discuss his doubts that human activity has an appreciable impact on climate change. A former journalist, actor, and publicist and now a real estate agent and author, Hotchkiss moved to Santa Barbara 20 years ago and was elected in 2009 as part of a successful push by Republicans to boost their presence on the council. After Michael Self failed to win reelection in 2011 and Dale Francisco termed out in 2015, Hotchkiss was left the last GOP man standing. He’ll term out of his seat this year. Among his accomplishments, Hotchkiss takes credit for increasing the number of cruise ships visiting Santa Barbara, opposing the installation of parking meters in the downtown historic district, removing RVs from Cabrillo Boulevard, and rallying support to save the State Street Christmas tree when Edison pulled the plug. The self-described “law and order” candidate, Hotchkiss doesn’t mince words when condemning the concept of sanctuary cities and criticizing aggressive panhandlers. He was a strong supporter of the proposed gang injunction.“It didn’t pass, but the message got out,” he said. “We wanted the gangbangers to know we were serious.” Again in the minority on the council, Hotchkiss recently voted against an ordinance to ban smoking throughout much of the city, arguing it was an intrusion on personal liberty and bad for tourism. “I’ve always felt the purpose of government is to act as an umbrella under which people are free to lead the lives they want,” he said. “And the Chinese and Japanese smoke like crazy. We don’t want them getting off the boat and someone saying, ‘You can’t do that.’ ” Looking forward, Hotchkiss has promised to fight for more off-street parking and against rent control. He’s also expressed hesitation over any water deals that would sacrifice drought supplies to endangered steelhead trout.“We’re not going to divert huge amounts of water meant for Santa Barbara in the unlikely prospect of saving a few fish,” he has said. To shore up State Street, he’s suggested the Chamber of Commerce court new anchor retailers like Nike around which smaller stores could accumulate. Hotchkiss feels especially passionate about Measure C and is the only mayoral candidate against the proposed sales-tax hike. “There’s really no control over how the funds will be used,” he said. “The present council may want to use it a certain way, but the present council has only a few more months of life. After that, it’s completely up to future councils.” What if, he asked, down the road the city starts using the $22 million generated every year to pay down its $250 million pension liability? “There’s a lot of temptation,” Hotchkiss said. “We need to control that.” He’s instead advocating for a special tax with a sunset date. So far, Hotchkiss has raised $61,000 to support his campaign. Donations came from the Santa Barbara Rental Property Association, the owner of a storage company, the operators of a hotel booking website, and a number of developers, attorneys, and Realtors. Author Erin Graffy gave, as did the owners of Santa Barbara Home Improvement Center, former supervisor Brooks Firestone, and the publisher of the Montecito Journal.

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As always, find the complete listings online at independent.com/events. And if you have an event coming up, submit it at independent.com/eventsubmit. the keynote speaker. 10am-4pm. Fé Bland Forum, SBCC West Campus, 721 Cliff Dr. Free-$50. Call 682-4726. sbbg.org

10/13: Friday Matinee: Baby Driver Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) marches to his own beat to be the best in the game, and after meeting the woman of his dreams (Lily James), he sees a chance to ditch his shady lifestyle working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey). 1-3pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Rated R. Call 564-5641. sbplibrary.org

Enjoy some socializing, refreshments, and a “Little Rose Show” before you create an amazing, long-lasting autumn arrangement. Attendees who wish to participate can bring a small, uncut pumpkin, a few succulents, and garden clippers. 7pm. Trinity Lutheran Church, 909 N. La Cumbre Rd. Free. Call 451-7695. sbrose.org

thurSday 10/12 10/12: Ralph ArmbrusterSandoval UCSB Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies Ralph ArmbrusterSandoval will sign copies of his new book, Starving for Justice: Hunger Strikes, Spectacular Speech, and the Struggle for Dignity, which uses interviews and archiDignity val material to examine people’s willingness to make the extreme sacrifice and give their lives in order to create a more just society, focusing on the 1990s student hunger strikes at UCSB, UCLA, and Stanford in support of Chicana/o studies departments. 7pm. Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St. Free. Call 682-6787.

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10/12: Yunte Huang: A Game on the High Seas This lecture by author,

costumes for a hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). Code a 3D printer, make slime, pet a wolf, interact with owls, explore the geometry of origami, watch as a marshmallow grows and shrinks in a vacuum chamber, and explore UCSB’s REEF interactive aquariums/mobile touch tanks, where children can handle real marine animals. 5-8pm. The Knox School of S.B., 1525 Santa Barbara St. Free-$7.

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10/13: 6th Annual S.B. Botanic Garden Conservation Symposium This symposium is designed to address topics that are critical to environmental conservation in our region, as well as nationally and internationally. Dr. Susan Mazer, winner of the 2017 Pritzlaff Conservation Award, will be

10/13: Spooktacular Hallow-STEAM Evening Families are invited and children are encouraged to wear their Halloween

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by seven female artists with unique visions who are connected as mentors, colleagues, and friends, and deals with the reality and truth that are obscured by indistinct, shadowy forms that assemble in the camera obscura of our mind. The exhibit shows through November 3. 5:30-7:30pm. S.B. Tennis Club, 2375 Foothill Rd. Free. Call 682-4722. 2ndfridaysart.com

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10/14: KCSB-FM Presents Mdou Moctar This evening starts out with a

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10/14: The Fund for Santa Barbara’s 24th Annual Bread & Roses It is a time for activists, donors, volunteers, elected leaders, and all supporters of progressive social change to gather, celebrate our work together, and raise money for The Fund of S.B.’s grant-making and technical assistance programs. There will be a gourmet buffet-style dinner, wine and beer, and live and silent auctions. 3pm. QAD Headquarters, 100 Innovation Pl. $75.

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screening of Akounak tedalat taha tazoughai (Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red In It), a reimagining of Prince’s Purple Rain, followed by a Q&A with Professor David Novak and filmmaker Christopher Kirkley, a set by L.A.-based DJ Carlos Gabriel Niño, and a performance by the film’s star, Tuareg guitarist/ singer Mdou Moctar, who will blend soulful and bluesy psychedelia with high-energy, danceable rhythms. Screening: 6:30pm; Q&A: 7:45pm; deejay: 8:15pm; Mdou Moctar: 9pm. MultiCultural Ctr. Theater, UCSB. Free. Not rated. Call 893-8411.

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Guggenheim Fellow, and UCSB Professor of English Yunte Huang will be based on his upcoming book, Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History History, the story of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker arriving in Boston in 1829, first as museum exhibits then later as financially savvy showmen who had gained their freedom. 7pm. S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy. $5-$15. Call 456-8747. sbmm.org

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10/13: Opening Reception: Femina 7: Obscura This exhibition is

10/14: Opening Reception: Spirit of the Land This landscape show will feature area painters and one photographer, all longtime friends of Arturo Tello, cofounder of the Oak Group and new owner of the Palm Loft Gallery. Stay after the reception for a concert from songwriter Michael McNevin from Niles, CA. Donations will be accepted for music. The exhibit shows through November 19. Reception: 5-7pm; music: 7:15“Thistles in Eagle Canyon” by Richard Schloss 9:30pm. Palm Loft Gallery, 410 Palm Ave., Loft A-1, Carpinteria. Free. Call 684-9700.

Saturday 10/14

10/12: Rose and Holiday Arrangements Workshop

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Reflections The Artamo Gallery reflects on the past 12 and a half years of presenting powerful and thought-provoking works by its outstanding artists. This exhibition from the gallery inventory will feature paintings from all these years. As a special thank-you to collectors, the artists will offer deep discounts on their work during showtime. The exhibit shows through October 29. Artamo Gallery, 11 W. Anapamu St. Free. Call 568-1400.

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ongoing: Patricia Doyle: Sprezzatura Patricia Doyle and gallery artists explore the landscape. Practiced yet effortless — sprezzatura. What unites these paintings is repeated experimentation with materials and tools to make the complicated look easy and the complex look simple. The exhibit shows through November 12. Marcia Burtt Gallery, 517 Laguna St. Free. Call 962-5588. artlacuna.com ongoing: Madeline Garrett: Industrial Strength See this new collection of paintings and collages imbued with an industrial intensity stemming from images derived from graffiti and urban walls by artist Madeline Garrett. The exhibit shows through November 16. Architectural Foundation of S.B., 229 E. Victoria St. Free. Call 965-6307. afsb.org ongoing: Gallery Los Olivos’ 25th Anniversary: Silver Gallery Los Olivos is celebrating 25 years of excellence with this monthlong juried exhibit evoking the traditional anniversary designation, which 46 regional artists have interpreted to create works of art for this show. The exhibit shows through October 31. 1-4pm. Gallery Los Olivos, 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. Free. Call 688-7517. gallerylosolivos.com ongoing: Four Ways of Looking at It: Landscape, Portraits, Still Life The four artists featured in this exhibit are Wanda Alicea, Nadya Brown,

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Thunder from Down Under Don’t miss your chance to see this Australian all-male dance revue when they hit the stage with dynamic dance routines, provocative costumes, cheeky humor, and unforgettable chiseled abs. And be prepared: They might choose you to participate! 8pm. Chumash Casino Resort, 3400 E. Hwy. 246, Santa Ynez. $20. Ages 21+. Call (800) 248-6274. chumashcasino.com

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MusIc of nOte 10/12: Nick Charles Averaging 150 shows a year in Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S., Nick Charles plays music that encompasses an eclectic mix of acoustic roots, including blues, folk, country, and early ragtime jazz. Fifteen percent of the proceeds will go toward the hall to help with restoration and improvements. 7:30pm. The Wooden Hall, 2020 Chapala St. $20.

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10/13: Funzone Fest Come and celebrate the last show at everyone’s little off-center slice of S.B.’s music scene. This gathering space has showcased amazing music and will have two “stages” jam-packed with diverse bands and musicians that have been tied closely to the space over its three-year history, such as Cave Babies, Roper Rider, Memory Leaks onto the Rug, and more. All proceeds will go toward the S.B.-based music charity most likely to continue championing accessible music and music education in the community for all ages. 8-11:59pm. Funzone, 226 S. Milpas St. $5. sbdiy.org

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10/13: An Evening of Sicilian Folk Music: Tra Terra e Mare / Between the Land and Sea This concert of Sicilian folk and roots music will offer a repertoire of both traditional and contemporary folk music based on the songs from the latest CD of Terra Sangue Mare. Together, Michela Musolino and Fabio Turchetti, famed composer and accordion virtuoso, will lead the audience on a fascinating journey of rediscovering the cultural and musical traditions of Sicily. 7:30-9pm. MultiCultural Ctr. Theater, UCSB. Free. Call 893-8411. mcc.sa.ucsb.edu

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10/14: Roedelius Festival Hans-Joachim Roedelius cofounded the Berlin arts lab Zodiak in 1968, and then the influential bands Kluster (later Cluster and Qluster) and Harmonia. With more than 2,000 compositions and over 250 releases, Roedelius continues to record and perform and will share his philosophies, process, and music in a

workshop and rare live performance (in the Logan Gallery). Workshop: 2pm; reception: 4pm; performance: 7pm. Beatrice Wood Ctr. for the Arts, 8585 Ojai–Santa Paula Rd., Ojai. Workshop: $20-$25; performance: $20-$25. Call 646-3381.

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10/14: A Journey Through the Senses: Romantic Images & Atmospheres Pianist Dr. Bridget Hough’s concert will include works by Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky, and Mussorgsky, as well as Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words and four Chopin pieces. 7pm. St. Mark’s-in-theValley Episcopal Church, 2901 Nojoqui Ave., Los Olivos. $10-$20. Call 688-7423. smitv.org/concerts

10/17: Lindsay Buckingham and Christine McVie Longtime Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie are in S.B. and will perform songs from their first-ever album as a duo, which, according to Rolling Stone, contains “the toughest songs Buckingham or McVie have sung in years.” 7:30pm. The Arlington Theatre, 1317 State St. $66.50-$142. Call 963-4408.

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10/18: Sarah Jarosz, Brother Roy You need this evening where contemporary folk, Americana, and roots music intersect from Sarah Jarosz, a gifted multi-instrumentalist (mandolin, octave mandolin, guitar, and banjo), an expressive and distinctive vocalist, and an accomplished songwriter. New York’s Brother Roy will play his brand of American roots and rock and roll and songs from his 2017 album, Last Man Standing, along with a healthy dose of self-deprecating humor. 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. GA: $35-$45; VIP: $105. Call 963-0761.

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10/18: Tei Shi, Twelve’len Don’t miss indie/ electronic project Tei Shi, the creation of musician Valerie Teicher, a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, who released her full-length debut, Crawl Space, in March. Haitian-American singer Lavares Joseph, better known by his stage name Twelve’Len, will open the show with his brand of rock and soul. 9pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St. $15-$18. Ages 18+. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com 10/18: Alison Krauss, David Gray

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The Skatalites, Blown Over Famous for being a backup band for the late Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Desmond Dekker, and others, The Skatalites are recognized as the number one ska band in the world. Featuring original alto-sax man Lester “Ska” Sterling and vocalist Doreen Shaffer, along with the current lineup of outstanding musicians, the band will play their Jamaican ska from the last five decades. S.B.’s own Blown Over will play a set of reggae rock to open the show. 9pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St. $16-$20. Ages 21+. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com

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Alison Krauss has released 14 albums and effortlessly bridges the gap between roots music and genres such as pop, rock, country, and classical. With 27 Grammys to her name, she has the voice of an angel. Opening the show is David Gray, who has a 25-year career, is known for his dynamic live shows, and is out with his latest studio album, Mutineers, and last year’s two-disc greatest-hits collection, The Best of David Gray. 7pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $44.50-$94.50. Call 962-7411.

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Leonardo da Vinci: The Secrets of History’s Most Creative Genius

Walter Isaacson, president of the Aspen Institute, will give an illustrated presentation on his new book, Leonardo da Vinci, demonstrating how da Vinci’s genius for art, science and technology was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as passionate curiosity, careful observation and playful imagination.

Solvang Faeriefest Join in the fun that celebrates whimsy, magic, and beauty with lore masters, musicians, artisans, puppeteers, games, arts, crafts, a costume contest, and more! 10am-7pm. Solvang Festival Theater, 420 2nd St., Solvang. $6-$12. solvangfestival.com

succulent seafood, marine-related information, demonstrations, live music, vendors, free boat rides, and more. Also, in collaboration with the S.B. Maritime Museum, there will be a wine and seafood pairing and dockside tours of the 99-year-old Ranger and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Blackfin, and tours and a public sail aboard the tall ship Spirit of Dana Point. 10am-5pm. S.B. Harbor, 117 Harbor Wy. Free-$50.

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10/14: Villa Majella Fall Festival Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, this festival will have a tri-tip and chicken BBQ dinner with all the fixings, desserts, beer, and wine. There will be a silent auction and raffle with proceeds going toward the programs of Villa Majella, which has housed pregnant women in need of housing since 1982. 4-7pm. Serra Hall, Old Mission S.B., 2200 Garden St. Free-$30. Call 964-1650. villamajella.org/events

10/14: Artisan Faire and Treasures with Flair This family-friendly event will feature face painting, artwork from area artists, delicious food and fresh-baked goodies for sale, and Grandma’s Attic, a collection of vintage treasures, including china, linens, kitchen, garden, and holiday treasures, along with books, toys, and more. Proceeds will go toward community seniors. 10am-3pm. Atterdag Village, 636 Atterdag Rd. Free.

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10/14-10/15: S.B. Symphony Presents Mozart in Dance This seasonopening concert will feature Mozart’s miraculous final symphony and his famed Requiem, highlighted with a new work by renowned choreographer William Soleau and performed by State Street Ballet dancers and vocalists that will include a chorus of area singers as well as soloists. Don’t miss this night of music, dance, and song! Sat.: 8pm; Sun.: 3pm. Granada Theatre, 1214

Arrive early for a chance to receive a free copy of Walter Isaacson’s Leonardo da Vinci. (One per household. Very limited availability, while supplies last). Additional books will be available for purchase and signing

State St. $29-$144. Call 899-2222. Read more on p. 49. granadasb.org

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10/14: Pop! Bang! Pow! Pop Art Carnival Please join this pop-art carnival with impossible games, magic, hypnosis by Maizarelda, silk-screening, prizes, music, suds, dogs, and more. There will also be a pop/psychedelic exhibition of abstract installations curated by James Van Arsdale titled Astronauts of Inner Space. Proceeds will support The Arts Fund’s mission to bring the work of local artists to the people of S.B. County. 2-8pm. The Arts Fund, 205-C Santa Barbara St. $10-$60. Read more on p. 43. tinyurl.com/PopBangPow

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10/14: Creepy Creatures and Book Sale Come dressed in costume to celebrate Halloween. Look at live and preserved creepy creatures, and have close encounters with owls, bats, spiders, and scorpions. There will be face painting and lots of books for all ages. 11am-1pm. Neal Taylor Nature Ctr., 2265 Hwy. 154. Free. Call 693-0691.

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“A must-read prism into disaffection among America’s white working class and the rise of the new president.” The Guardian (U.K.)

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10/14-10/15: Science on Site: Fossils of Mammoth Importance and Free Family Sunday On Saturday, join Dr. Jonathan Hoffman, earth science collection manager, to explore what fossils can tell us about past climate, sea level, ecology, vegetation, and more. Look through microscopes to compare pygmy and Columbian mammoth diets, learn about trace fossils, explore the island effect, and discover why S.B. is so geologically unique compared to other parts of California. Plus, take part in kid-friendly activities, including mineral replacement demonstrations, mock fossil cast creation, and more! Come on Sunday for free admission, and discover the fun and wonder of the museum and nature. Sat.: 11am-2pm. Broder Hall. Free-$12. Sun.: 11am-5pm. Free. S.B. Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol. Call 682-4711. sbnature.org

A proud product of Appalachia and Ohio, Vance made his way from the Marines to Yale Law School and into the Bay Area tech world. With a rare insider’s perspective, Vance offers a powerful examination of how social policies affect some of the poorest communities in the U.S., providing fascinating insight into how downward mobility really feels. Pre-signed books will be available for purchase

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The Great Grape Stomp Come celebrate the day with music and food for purchase from more than five food trucks, including Cuban sandwiches, Indian food, empanadas, and oysters. There will be music all day, games, raffles, and grape stomping between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. 11am-5pm. Kalyra Winery, 343 N. Refugio Rd., Santa Ynez. Free-$25. Call 693-8864. kalyrawinery.com

10/14: Oktoberfest in the Garden Put your lederhosen on, and get to this celebration featuring music by the S.B. Accordion Club, meat and veggie sausages, pickled garden produce, beer, wine, and dessert. Proceeds go toward Trinity Gardens. 4:307:30pm. Trinity Gardens, 909 N. La Cumbre Rd. $50-$60. Ages 21+.

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10/14: Women in History Lecture: A History of Women’s Labor and Social Justice Dr. Eileen Boris, UCSB professor and president of the International Federation for Research in Women’s History, will speak on the labor feminists of the New Deal, such as Eleanor Roosevelt and Florence Kelley, the social and political reformer who championed government regulation to protect working women and children, and influential women of the labor movement, drawing on several meaningful documents. 2-3pm. Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, 21 W. Anapamu St. Free. Call 962-5322.

Monday 10/16 10/16: SBCC’s School of Extended Learning Information Meeting You are invited to a community information meeting to learn about the new School of Extended Learning and classes offered in areas such as arts, crafts, body, mind and spirit, language, photography, nature, science, and home and family. These classes are open to people ages 18 and over (unless

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10/14: Hope, Hops & Horses: Family Octoberfest This family-friendly afternoon will have tractor pull rides, mini-pumpkin decorating, Halloween tattoos, games, an information and horse care booth, a beer garden, live music, and SoCal Comfort Food Truck with food for purchase. Proceeds go toward the horses of California Coastal Horse Rescue. 1-4pm. California Coastal Horse Rescue, 600 W. Lomita Ave., Ojai. Free-$10. Call 649-1090.

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the nonprofit support group Leading from Within) will read poems from Parable and provide remembrances of Peter, who passed away earlier this year. The second half of the evening will feature readings from the poets in the anthology To Give Life a Shape. The readers will be chosen by random drawing, adding further excitement to the evening. 7-8:30pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library. 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Call 564-5611. sbplibrary.org

10/14: Crafted Area artisans will be located throughout the plaza with handmade jewelry, games, clothing, pottery, and more! 10am-4pm. La Cumbre Plaza, 121 S. Hope Ave. Free. Call 687-6458.

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Sunday 10/15 10/15: The S.B. Poetry Series This

Rain or shine, meet local fishers on the Harbor’s commercial pier, and buy fresh fish (filleted or whole), live crab, abalone, sea urchins, and more. 117 Harbor Wy., 6-11am. Call 259-7476. cfsb.info/sat

evening will welcome two new books: Parable: Poems by Peter Karoff Karoff, and To Give Life a Shape: Poems Inspired by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Deb Karoff (Peter’s daughter), Perie Longo (former S.B. poet laureate), and Ken Saxon (president of

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My Summer Working with Martin Luther King Jr. Eat a soulfood dinner of BBQ chicken wings, greens, black-eyed peas, cornbread, and sweet potato pie as you enjoy a multimedia presentation with host Lanny Kaufer and guitarist Roger House. Kaufer will share the experiences he had during the Voting Rights Movement, including meeting and volunteering for Dr. King in the South, with a slideshow of approximately 200 slides. 4pm. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 409 Topa Topa Dr., Ojai. $25-$35. tinyurl.com/LannyKaufer

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tion and transforms these images into an exploration of the process of creation. This movement is set to a live, driving electro-acoustic score composed by cellist Zoë Keating. 8pm. Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. $20-$49. Call 893-3535. Read more on p. 51.

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10/17: Toast Tuesdays Every Tuesday, the S.B. Wine Collective teams up with Les Marchands’ Chef Weston Richards to bring you toast like you’ve never had before, with Helena Avenue Bakery bread topped with fresh, seasonal ingredients that are paired with the perfect wines. 5-7pm. The S.B. Wine Collective, 131 Anacapa St., Ste. C. $20. Call 456-2700.

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10/17: ODC/Dance: boulders and bones San Francisco’s acclaimed modern dance group ODC/Dance presents its mesmerizing multimedia performance boulders and bones, which traces the shifting light, changing landscape, and raw natural materials of an Andy Goldsworthy installa-

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10/18: Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour Still true to the core idea that friends, adventure, passion, and powerful ideas are as tantalizing as ever, Mountainfilm will offer a six-senses experience of art, adventure, culture, and the environment in an eclectic and exciting program of 14 thrilling short films. 7:30pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. $10-$15. Call 893-3535.

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Mountainfilm returns to Santa Barbara offering a six-senses experience of art, adventure, culture and the environment in an eclectic and exciting program of 14 thrilling short films. Mountainfilm was launched in Telluride more than 30 years ago by a group of climbers and friends dedicated to educating and inspiring audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments worth preserving and conversations worth sustaining. (Approx. 136 min.)

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Awards and winning one for Best Actor in a Play for James Corden in 2012, this play is based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni and set in the swinging ’60s in Brighton, England, with live music and audience participation! Follow Francis, a failed musician with an insatiable appetite, as he finds himself in the employ of both the murderous Stanley Stubbers and the mysterious Roscoe Crabbe. There’s mistaken identity, an old man with an unpredictable pacemaker, an arrogant actor, and other loony characters that will leave you laughing all the way home. The show runs through October 28. Thu.-Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2pm. Garvin Theatre, 801 Cliff Dr. $10-$26. Call 965-5935. Read more on p. 45. theatergroupsbcc.com

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10/12-10/15, 10/18: Husbands and Wives This world-premiere adaptation of Woody Allen’s 1992 Oscar-nominated film for Best Screenplay follows two couples facing middle age squarely in the face who find themselves questioning their faltering marriages. This witty and urbane comic drama with innovative staging and a live-streamed video will create a multilayered performance and a great night of theater. The show runs through October 22. Thu.-Fri.: 8pm; Sat.: 4pm and 8pm. Sun.: 2pm. Wed.: 8pm. New Vic, 33 W. Victoria St. $20-$60. Call 965-5400. Read more on p. 59. etcsb.org

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10/13-10/15: Kiddo and Patty Hearst This play by Claudia Hoag McGarry is about 17-year-old Marta, whose writer father calls her “Kiddo,” in the summer of ’74. Find out why Marta finds herself having a strange connection to Patty Hearst, who is being held by the Symbionese Liberation Army. The show runs through October 22. Fri.-Sat.: 8pm; Sun.: 3pm. Plaza Playhouse Theater, 4916 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. $12-$15. Call 684-6380.

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10/12, 10/14: Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant Thu.: Dannsair. 6:30-8:30pm. Sat.: Soul Machine. 10pm-12:30am. 18 E. Ortega St. Free. Call 568-0702. darganssb.com

Texas native and frequent Prairie Home Companion guest Sarah Jarosz is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, an expressive vocalist, and an accomplished songwriter.

10/12-10/13, 10/15, 10/17: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club Thu.: Ruben Lee Dalton Band. 8pm. $10. Fri.: Midnight Mynx, Teresa Russell and Tom Buenger. 8:30pm. $8. Ages 21+. Sun.: Sandy Cummings’s 70th Birthday. 1pm. $15. Tue.: Glen Phillips. 8pm. $15. 1221 State St. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com

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10/12-10/13: Carr Winery Thu.: Flamenco Nights with Tony Ybarra. 6-8pm. Fri.: Whesli. 6-8pm. 414 N. Salsipuedes St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 9657985. carrwinery.com

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10/13-10/14, 10/17-10/18: The Endless Summer Bar-Café Fri.: Nax. Sat.: Dave/Ray; 11:30am. King Zero; 3pm. Kylie Butler; 5:30pm. Tue.: TBA. Wed.: Dave Vignoe. 5:30-8:30pm. 113 Harbor Wy. Free. Call 564-1200.

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Kenny Sultan; 1:15-4pm. Alastair Greene Band; 4:30-7:30pm. 5995 Stagecoach Rd. Free. Call 967-0066.

10/13, 10/15: High Sierra Grill & Bar Fri.: Georgetown. 8-11pm. Sun.: Heart and Soul. 3-6pm. 521 Firestone Rd., Goleta. Free. Call 845-7030. 10/13-10/14: M.Special Brewing Co. Fri.: Will Gallivan. 7-9pm. Sat.: The Revelators. 6-8pm. 6860 Cortona Dr., Bldg. C., Goleta. Free. Call 968-6500. mspecialbrewco.com

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10/18: Velvet Jones Wed.: Cody Simpson. 8pm. $15. Ages 21+. 423 State St. velvet-jones.com 10/13: Eos Lounge AC Slater. 9pm. 500 Anacapa St. $10-$15. Ages 21+. Call 564-2410.

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drive past an organic farm stand and pull into a dirt parking lot. I walk into a breezy red barn, home to Heritage Goods & Supply, and instantly I’m transported to a place of homesteading traditions for the modern world. “You can live in an apartment and [still] bring in elements of a handmade life,” said Ashley Moore, one of the shop’s three founders. Moore, an herbalist, joined forces with Lauren Malloy, who lives on a ranch and specializes in animal supplies, and Emma Moore (no relation), an esteemed home cook. The mothers and friends began their creative union as Women’s Heritage blog, through which they hosted a series of workshops, putting their talents together and offering tutorials on everything from making sourdough bread to milking cows. “There’s something for everyone,” Ashley said. Soon enough, they discovered that a yearning to resurrect a more do-it-yourself way of life had a powerful draw in the community Ashley Moore (left) and Emma Moore (no relation) and decided to open their store as a way to of Heritage Goods & Supply make the homestead life more available. “I can learn the new skill and then get completely set dresses, hand-dyed quilts, vintage jeans, ceramic up to bring it home,” Ashley said of their store, which mugs, children’s books, and more treasures from stocks supplies people need to learn new skills. The the founders’ circle of friends. The store also features group now hosts a handful of classes and free demos classic names such as Dansko shoes and Patagonia. every month on diverse skills such as foraging and “And you could literally leave [the store] with a [fully vegetable pickling. assembled] chicken coop,” Ashley said. The store also features necessities for beekeeping, —Rebecca Horrigan incense creation, and more, including a preservativefree skincare line set up next to a coop of baby chicks. Heritage Goods & Supply is located at 5100 Carpinteria For those looking to walk out with a finished prod- Avenue, Carpinteria. Call 566-7777 or visit heritagegoods uct, there are beautiful handmade items, including andsupply.com.

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lenges [from tennis]. To me, the issue is not whether I can In a 35-7 win over Ventura, the beat Kyrie Irving one-on-one. I can’t. But when it comes to senior scooped up a fumble knowing the game, playing the game, making shots, makand ran 88 yards for a going the right pass, Kyrie Irving and I are equals. That’s where ahead score. He also had an things get kind of lost in translation. Regardless of gender, a interception and caught a TD good basketball player is a good basketball player. A lot of pass. men—not NBA men, not guys that play—need to see that.” Anybody who watched Team USA go through passing drills and scrimmages at warp speed could appreciate that.“I just want to win,” new head coach Dawn Staley said after the first practice.“We’ve had some great coaches, and I just want Samantha DeAlba and to follow suit.” Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma, the USA Kelly Coulson, coach in Rio de Janeiro, observed the practice as a consultant. San Marcos tennis Shortly after Staley was named to succeed him last year, she The sophomore-junior doubles led South Carolina to the NCAA championship. team improved to 39-0 after There were plenty of winners in Westmont’s Murchison sweeping all six sets in matches Gym. Bird’s record with the national team is 128-5. Seven against previously unbeaten other past and present UConn players were there, including Cate and Dos Pueblos. Breanna Stewart, who picked up her fourth Final Four MVP award in 2016 and then played with the Olympic champions in Rio. Her college record: 151-5. Bird said it is the epitome of teamwork when the American women get together on the court. “There are subtleties to being a member of this USA basketball team,” she said. “A lot of it is doing the little things. [If somebody asked,] who was the leading scorer in Rio? … Nobody would know. Who John was the leading scorer in London, or Beijing or Athens? You might guess, but nobody knows for sure. But you remember 10/14: College Men’s Soccer: Cal Poly at UCSB If there’s one event that exemplifies who has that gold medal. That’s the passion of the blue/green rivalry — the yearlong battle for athletic bragging rights all that matters. It’s bringing between the two universities — it’s the soccer game hosted by the Gauchos. It has drawn your individual talents, because more spectators than any other college match for the past five years. The turnout of 14,345 that’s why you’re here, but putin 2015 was the second largest on-campus attendance in NCAA regular-season soccer history. Adding to the excitement this Saturday is the resurgence of the Gauchos, who got ting everything else aside and off to a 3-0-1 start in the Big West Conference, scoring 10 goals in the four games. First-year doing every little thing that’s star Rodney Michael had three goals and three assists. Cal Poly (1-3 in the Big West) will needed to win.” rely on junior goalkeeper Simon Boehme, who has recorded three shutouts, to parry some Every team in every sport, UCSB shots. Fox Prime Ticket (ch. 36) will televise the match. 7pm. Harder Stadium, UCSB. male and female, could learn $10-$12. Call 893-UCSB (8272) or visit ucsbgauchos.com. from that selfless attitude. n

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decided a few years ago to experiment with making hard apple cider because his 12-yearold daughter has celiac disease. While she’s far from drinking age, Schroeder found himself hanging around with adults and parents of other kids with the autoimmune disorder, which causes dangerous gastrointestinal reactions to the gluten that’s in wheat, barley, and all of those other grains so inherent in beer, but absent from fruit-based beverages. “I started making cider and people started asking for more of it,” explained Schroeder, who was soon getting requests for weddings and bigger parties. “It kind of snowballed from there. You’re only allowed to make so much of it privately.” About two years ago, he began investigating how to do it commercially and realized that he could fit a cidery and tasting room into his existing warehouse space in Old Town Goleta. That’s where, from an alley off Rutherford Street behind Santa Cruz Market, he sells marching-band equipment over the internet. (Though worthy of a story itself, suffice it for Schroeder to say,“If you see something in the Rose Parade, chances are we probably did it.”) His neighbors didn’t mind since the evening and weekend tasting-room hours didn’t conflict with their daytime traffic, and he also found support from the City of Goleta, whose leaders have pledged for 15 years to rejuvenate Old Town. Fast-forward through nearly a year of the usual state and federal permitting hoops—during which time the tasting room was built out with shipping-container walls, recycled fence planks, and other reused materials —and Santa Barbara Cider Company quietly opened for business on August 17. Schroeder—who was raised in Los Angeles County and graduated from UCSB in 2001 — is joined in the venture by his sister, Twilight Robin (who works at Sansum Clinic and makes glutenfree desserts), and his good friend Niklas Shaefer, a Santa Barbara native and UCSB grad who works at Yardi.   

Santa BarBara Cider Company OFFeRS DiveRSe AlTeRNATiveS TO BeeR AND WiNe TASTiNGS by matt Kettmann The relaxed tasting-room vibe is very familyfriendly, with board games to play, music in the air, and food service usually available right outside, from wood-fired pizzas to the latest food truck. But the focus is certainly the ciders, of which 12 are always on tap. “I have probably about 30 recipes that I’ve worked on and honed,” said Schroeder. “A lot of the time cider is treated like wine, and we’re trying to treat it a little more like beer.” Instead of pressing his own apples—a laborious, time- and space-consuming process — Schroeder instead buys pressed juice, free from artificial colors, sweeteners, flavors, and preservatives, to make his cider. Then he blends that apple base with other fruit juices, like mango, pineapple, cherry, and blueberry —the list goes on and on—as well as hops and other spices, adding them sometimes prior to fermentation, sometimes after. He’s used a variety of yeasts, from champagne and cider to white wine and ale, as well as some he harvested off his own apple trees.   “They don’t take as long to make this way,” said Schroeder of the pressed-juice base, which makes his ciders much easier to increase in production. “We can get a wide variety of flavors, and they’re unfiltered and presented as is. What I’m aiming for is consistency and scalability and something that people will enjoy.”

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So far, customers are steadily liking the Deepen (with mulberry), the Great Lei (with pineapple), and the Hoppy Ending (with Cascade and Mosaic hops), so those will likely become core flavors, with plans for canning and bottling down the road. Seasonal offerings will remain a constant, from the blueberry lemon he made for the Lemon Festival to the more sour, sweet, and spicy options. It’s been interesting for Schroeder to see the range of clientele, which includes both reluctant wine lovers who find themselves liking cider and those who find beer too filling, so are stoked to find a tasting-room experience they can enjoy. “We’re finding that there is a lot of misunderstanding about cider,” he said.“It’s not a clearly defined space yet, so that’s kinda nice because people can trust their own palate.” The cidery is already reinvesting profits into new equipment to keep up with tasting-room demand while expanding to restaurants and bars in the area, which is to say that they’ve been happily surprised with early success. “We’re in that proof-of-concept phase,” said Schroeder. “We wanted to see what the reaction was, and it’s been robust.” For his growth model, he looks to Russian River Brewing Company in Sonoma, where hordes flock for fresh, small-batch beers. “I don’t look at that as a scarcity model — I see them as focusing on their local customers and making sure they’re happy,” he explained. “That’s what makes this area special. It’s a big-name small town, and word travels fast. People know when they’re being taken care of and being listened to. Our goal is to really keep our local customers happy.”

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Some historians focus their attention on explorers, military figures, or statesmen, but you tend to research and write about creative people. What is it about them that fascinates you? I’m very interested in the intersecintersec tion of art and technology, and how for many creative indiindi viduals like Leonardo, beauty matters. The way my publisher, Simon & Schuster, produced this book, with fullcolor illustrations on high-quality paper, is a reflection of that aesthetic. It’s a gorgeous book, and I must thank my publisher for that. You wrote that you took Leonardo’s notebooks as your starting point, calling them the greatest record of curiosity ever created. What did you find in the notebooks? Most people who study Leonardo da Vinci’s life begin with his paintings. I was interested in the notebooks because they provide such an accessible window on the way Leonardo thought, the questions he wanted to answer,

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One aspect of Leonardo’s career that is less well known is his work as a court entertainer and producer of pageants and celebrations. You discovered that theatrical work actually contributed to much of da Vinci’s best artwork. Yes, and this is one thing that surprised me. Creating theatrical props, telling a story, allowed Leonardo to unleash his artistic and engineering imagination. He was a fabulist, and the theater gave him space to be just that. His ability to capture human emotion and create a dramatic narrative in

his paintings was definitely nurtured by his experience in the theater. Aside from curiosity and a sense of wonder, what parallels do you find between Leonardo, Franklin, Einstein, and Steve Jobs? They were all willing to question and challenge conventional wisdom and to work across disciplines. All of them also saw beauty in science and science in beauty. Leonardo, for example, loved the beauty of music as thoroughly as he loved the beauty of mathematics. Despite the passage of several centuries, and phenomenal technological advances, Leonardo da Vinci still has a lot to teach us. I think Leonardo is the most relevant genius in human history. He teaches us to be deeply observant, not only to reach a particular end but in order to live a fuller, richer life. Look deeply at the flight of birds; watch how they use their wings when they take flight and land. Look at how light bounces off one surface and creates shadows on another. Study how water eddies. This is what Leonardo did almost every day of his life. Any one of us can do this, too. —Brian Tanguay UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Walter Isaacson in a free community event October 14, 2 p.m., at the Arlington Theater (1317 State St.). Call 893-3535 or visit artsandlectures.ucsb.edu.

PoP!! Bang! Po PoW! In what has to be the most delightfully named gala of the season, The Arts Fund will hold a pop-art carnival called Pop! Bang! Pow! at its headquarters in the Funk Zone Saturday, October 14, 2-8 p.m. Fusing motifs borrowed from comic books and carnies with art and music inspired by psychedelic rock, the event will transform the corner of Santa Barbara and Yanonali streets into an irresistible cosmic trip. Artist and SBCC design instructor James Van Arsdale has curated Astronauts of Inner Space, a show of psychedelic pop art featuring work by Jane Callister, Stephanie Dotson, Warren Schultheis, Kerrie Smith, and Van Arsdale. It’s full of biomorphic shapes and eerie abstractions inspired by such pop-art icons as Peter Max and Nicholas Krushenick. Outside on the carnival midway, guests will be treated to an aerial dance performance, deejays, a magic show, silk screening, and plenty of good food, beverages, and prizes. With so many organizations opting for more formal events and expensive live auctions when they raise funds, it’s a pleasure to see The Arts Fund taking such an irreverent and suitably adventurous tack with Pop! Bang! Pow! See popbangpow.nightout.com, email popbangpow@artsfundsb.org, or call 965-7321. —Charles Donelan

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What might Leonardo’s life have been like if he hadn’t been born illegitimate? Leonardo was actually fortunate to be born illegitimate — otherwise he would have been pushed into becoming a notary, like his father and grandfa grandfather, and I don’t think that would have satisfied him. Being illegitimate, he also avoided formal schooling, which suited his tempera temperament perfectly. Da Vinci liked to say that he was an unlettered man, and this may be true, but only in a formal sense; he learned what he wanted or needed to know through experience, collaboration, and from books. Leonardo didn’t possess a superhuman intellect, but he did possess superhuman curiosity.

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“I knew dance would be a significant part of my life when I joined my first dance team at 18,” said Hector Sanchez, a well-known area dancer and instructor. Since then, he has made a career of performing and teaching a variety of Latin dance styles, including salsa, cha-cha, and merengue, as well as ballroom dance. Last spring, Sanchez was given an Indy dance award for Established Social Dancer, and decided to parlay that recognition into creating a showcase, called Envision, which brings together myriad area dance companies to tell a singular story. The program’s theme is “dance dreams,” according to Sanchez, and centers on a young Afro-Latina dancer, portrayed by Amaila Nolan, who dreams — literally — of becoming a dancer. Throughout the presentation, Nolan awakens and falls back asleep, envisioning different styles of dance such as jazz, salsa, contemporary hip-hop, aerial dance, and waltzes, which are performed by area troupes, including Harout Aristakessian, Lauren Breese, Airedanse, Cesar Cartagena, Derrick Curtis, Vasily Golovin, Dance Fever, Autumn McIntyre, La Boheme, Just Baila, Bethany Sutherland, and Jatila van der Veen. With diversity in mind, Sanchez created Envision as a broad opportunity for community members to become involved and perform. The showcase’s motif also reflects Sanchez’s personal obstacles; the Mexicoborn, Santa Barbara–raised Sanchez has defied racial stereotypes in his 15-year career as a dancer. “I want to empower and encourage kids, especially those who are underprivileged and don’t have the opportunity to dance,” Sanchez said. Ultimately, Sanchez hopes to create a space to inspire young people to get into dance and have a program where anyone, regardless of socioeconomic background or ethnicity, can perform in a safe environment. “There is so much dance can teach you. Dance is in everyone’s heart and soul,” Sanchez said. Envision takes place Saturday, October 14, 2 and 7 p.m., at Center Stage Theater (751 Paseo Nuevo). Call 963-0408 or visit centerstagetheater.org. —Kiki Reyes

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och & Key is a dream-pop band composed of L.A.-based husband and wife Sean Hoffmann and Leyla Akdogan Hoffman. Sean is an eclectic musician who has been a member of American Music Club and Bedroom Walls, while Leyla is a multimedia visual artist and lawyer in addition to being a vocalist. I recently interviewed the duo in advance of the release of their surreal new high-fidelity album, Slow Fade, which features elements of bossa nova, folk, pop, jazz, doo wop, and ambient music, and their upcoming concert at Ojai’s Greater Goods on Saturday, October 14.

When I write, it’s lyrics, vocal melody, and basic outline chords; I bring it to Sean; and he composes the music underneath … Sometimes Sean has music without lyrics, I have lyrics without music, and we make a chimera [such as with “Deep Space”].

There seems to be a motif of referencing enigmatic historical figures in your songs “Gil Perez” and “Kaspar Hauser.”Were you influenced by Werner Herzog’s cult classic film about Hauser, Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (Every Man for Himself and God Against All or The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser Hauser)? )? SH: I love strange stories and often find myself going deep down the rabbit hole in search of Your musical style has been compared to a diverse new ones. Gil Perez, as you mention, is one array of artists. I’m curious to know who your primary of those stories I found; Kaspar is another. I influences are? became aware of Herzog’s film later. There’s Leyla Akdogan Hoffman: I don’t claim any con- another allusion in our song “Kaspar Hauser” scious influences. I try to avoid sounding like to the Wild Boy of Aveyron. Feral children interest me greatly. I want other artists. I do admire singers who convey to know what secrets the subterranean emotion animals know. But there’s beneath an emotionally a price to pay for that distant and unaffected sacred knowledge: You delivery. Sade, Hope Sanwill never understand by Sean Mageean doval, Chan Marshall, what it is to be human. Is and Rumer (Sarah Joyce) that bad? I don’t know. come to mind. Sean Hoffman: I’m all over the place as far Slow Fade was mastered at Elysian Masters by Dave as influences go. I like Judy Garland, John Cooley, where a refurbished Neumann VMS-66 Zorn, Maxwell, Aaron Copland, John Hassell, cutting lathe was utilized—apparently the same Sonny Sharrock, Nick Drake, model that the early Led Zeppelin discs were Bloodstone, NRBQ, Paco cut on. How did that enhance de Lucía, The Fall … I take the sound of your album? pride in the fact that we don’t LAH: Sean has had Dave sound like contemporary master a few records he’s bands; there’s no extraneous produced now. When we floor-tom floggings or mil-were ready to print our vinyl, we found out Dave lennial whoops over here. was now cutting lacquers, too. We’d obsessed so hard Slow Fade Fade’s songs seem to flow seamlessly between many on the sonics of the record genres — even country on all the way through, so when “Madonna Inn” and doo wop Dave said they’d compared on “Big Cats.” Do you both collaborate on the lathe against a lot of other the songs? shops and found it to be exceptional, we were SH: Leyla had a big hand in writing Slow like, of course we have to have them do it. We Fade. In some cases, like “Big Cats,” she did it definitely believe both Dave’s mastering and almost entirely by herself. Other songs, like cutting the lacquers on the Neumann gave us “Madonna Inn” and “Barstow,” were more of the best possible sound on vinyl. SH: I’m a big fan of Dave’s work, especially a collaboration. LAH: When Sean writes a complete song with all the Light in the Attic material he works lyrics, he has it all mapped out in his mind on. The record came out sounding extremely and communicates his vision for it very hi-fi, and we would like to think there are specifically to me — the phrasing, tone, etc. some ghosts in that machine …

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ity.” As entertaining as the hijinks were, the band’s musical chops still enjoyed their place in the limelight, especially on tracks such as the all-too-relevant “The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power),” which questions the morality of people in power. The band performed a stripped-down tribute to Tom Petty, singing just the first verse and chorus of “American Girl.” The passionate numbers continued as Coyne shifted into “A Spoonful Weighs a Ton.” The Lips ended with the emotionally rich “Do You Realize??,” which encourages listeners to hold their loved ones dear. As the crowd grooved to the closing number of an otherworldly set, people moved closer together, emitting a collective gratitude for every note sung, drop of confetti sprinkled, and moment of musical immersion shared. —Rebecca Horrigan

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the 1970s and 1980s. To avoid jail time, Seal becomes an informant for the U.S. government. Camino Real/Metro 4

fully render King’s more bizarre fringes, but for now, this more streamlined telling is a heartwarming carnival of horrors— more fun house than haunted mansion, but still a good time. (RD) Fairview/Fiesta 5

Marshall (118 mins., PG-13) Chadwick Boseman stars as the title character in this biopic about the first AfricanAmerican Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall, who is best known for winning the case Brown v. Board of Education, which ended the legal argument for segregation in the U.S. Paseo Nuevo Only the Brave (133 mins., PG-13) Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, and Jennifer Connelly star in this drama based on the Granite Mountain hotshot firefighters who lost 19 team members in their battle against the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013. Camino Real/Paseo Nuevo (Opens Thu., Oct. 19)

Same Kind of Different as Me (N/A., PG-13)

In this film based on the book of the same name, Greg Kinnear and Renee Zellweger star as a couple, Ron and Deborah, whose marriage can only be saved if Ron befriends a dangerous homeless man, Denver (Djimon Hounsou). Fiesta 5 (Opens Thu., Oct. 19)

The Snowman (119 mins., R) Michael Fassbender stars in this crime drama based on Jo Nesbø’s popular book of the same name. Fassbender plays Detective Harry Hole, head of an elite crime squad, who is tasked with tracking down a serial killer called The Snowman. Fairview/Paseo Nuevo (Opens Thu., Oct. 19)

Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (N/A., PG-13) In the 10th film in the Madea series, Madea and her cohorts—Bam, Viv, and Hattie—go camping with their family, unwittingly choosing a campground that is haunted by monsters, goblins, and the Boogeyman. Fiesta 5 (Opens Thu., Oct. 19)

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Battle of the Sexes Battle of the Sexes (121 mins., PG-13) Emma Stone and Steve Carell star as tennis greats Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, respectively, in this sports comedy/drama inspired by the 1973 tennis match between the two athletes. The Hitchcock American Made (117 mins., R) Tom Cruise stars as Barry Seal in this Doug Liman–directed biopic about a TWA pilot who becomes a drug smuggler for the Medellín Cartel, which operated out of Colombia in

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (141 mins., R)

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One of the hallmarks of the original Blade Runner (1982) is its command of space and scale, and in this sense its sequel does not disappoint and demands a bigscreen viewing. In Blade Runner 2049, Los Angeles looks much the same as it did 30 years prior, but it’s the interiors—the light-and-shadow play inside the seat of empire, the monumental monotony of its archives—that convey the power relations of this milieu. The replicants of the earlier movie—mass-produced humanoids designed to colonize other planets and do humans’ dirty work —have been refined to eliminate their capacity for emotion and will to power. Enter K (Ryan Gosling), a replicant “blade runner” tasked with tracking down the last rogue replicants of the previous generation—and one in particular who could hold the key to the survival of humanity or to its destruction. K’s search constitutes a discussion-worthy narrative arc about selfhood, memory, and the technologization of humanity. But it’s couched in an even bleaker vision of the global city than Ridley Scott’s, one in which neither individuality nor collectivity seems possible. (AT) Camino Real (2D)/Metro 4 (2D and 3D)

Flatliners (110 mins., PG-13) In this sequel to the original, 1990 film, five medical students begin experimenting with stopping their hearts to achieve near-death experiences. Things go awry, however, when then have unexpected side effects and discover secrets from the past. Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, Kiersey Clemons, and James Norton star. Fiesta 5

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It is a lot of fun. By now, you’ve probably heard true that there’s not a lot of real terror to be had here, just the usual tropes of jump-scares, camera-rushes, and shrill music cues, and of course, the more surreal elements are all left out. But what’s maintained in this adaptation is Stephen King’s knack for coming-of-age stories. The film is rich with that Stand by Me luster of lost innocence, the children characters are lovable, Bill Skarsgård’s clown is delightfully evil, and the thrills were crafted with the same grinengineering spectacle of ’70s popcornfisters like Jaws. Perhaps no film can ever

Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and his crimefighting agents return in this sequel to the 2014 film Kingsman: The Secret Service. This time, the crew heads to the U.S. to join forces with their counterpart, Statesman, to stop an evil crime syndicate. Colin Firth, Julianne More, Mark Strong, and Jeff Bridges also star. Camino Real/Paseo Nuevo

The Lego Ninjago Movie (101 mins., PG)

The third installation of the Lego Movie franchise tells the story of Lloyd Garmadon (Dave Franco) as he comes to terms with the truth about his father and faces a new threat. The movie also stars the voices of Justin Theroux, Michael Peña, Kumail Nanjiani, and Jackie Chan. Fiesta 5

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Written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, Loving Vincent is an artistic masterpiece. The film brags big names like Saoirse Ronan, Chris O’Dowd, and Douglas Booth, but its real glory is that it is the first-ever fully painted animated film. Through the combined works of more than 100 artists, the mystery of Vincent van Gogh’s death is brought to life in his own distinct painting style, full of broad strokes and vivid colors. The only letdown is that the plot and the screenwriting don’t seem to meet the caliber of the art itself. But who cares if the plot is a bit boring when what’s on the screen is a feast for the eyes? (EW) The Hitchcock The Mountain Between Us

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a&e | Rob bRezsny’s fRee will astRology week of octobeR 12 ARIES (Mar. 21-Apr. 19): In his book The Logic of Failure, Dietrich Dörner discusses the visionaries who built the Aswan Dam in Egypt. Their efforts brought an abundance of cheap electricity to millions of people. But the planners didn’t take into account some of the important effects of their innovation. For example, the Nile River below the dam no longer flooded its banks or fertilized the surrounding land every year. As a result, farmers had to resort to chemical fertilizers at great expense. Water pollution increased. Marine life suffered because of the river’s diminished nutrients. I hope this thought will motivate you to carefully think through the possible consequences of decisions you’re contemplating. I guarantee that you can avoid the logic of failure and instead implement the logic of success. But to do so, you’ll have to temporarily resist the momentum that has been carrying you along. You’ll have to override the impatient longing for resolution.

TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20): Are you primed to seek out new colleagues and strengthen your existing alliances? Are you curious about what it would take to infuse your best partnerships with maximum emotional intelligence? From an astrological perspective, the next nine weeks will be a favorable time to do these things. You will have opportunities to deepen your engagement with collaborators who cultivate integrity and communicate effectively. It’s possible you may feel shy about pursuing at least one of the potential new connections. But I urge you to press ahead anyway. Though you may be less ripe than they are, their influence will have a catalytic effect on you, sparking you to develop at an accelerated rate.

ing out / a window.” He yearns for a story line about “a fallen nest, / speckled eggs somehow uncrushed, the sled / outracing the wolves on the steppes, the huge / glittering ball where all that matters / is a kiss at the end of a dark hall.” I bring Young’s meditations to your attention, Gemini, because I suspect that you, too, are primed to move into a more expansive genre with a more sumptuous plot.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Statistical evidence suggests that Fridays falling on the 13th of the month are safer than other Fridays. The numbers of fires and traffic accidents are lower then, for example. I find this interesting in light of your current situation. According to my analysis, this October’s Friday the 13th marks a turning point in your ongoing efforts to cultivate stability and security. On this day, as well as the seven days before and seven days after, you should receive especially helpful clues about the future work you can do to feel even safer and more protected than you already do.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Too much propaganda and not enough real information is circulating through your personal sphere. You’re tempted to traffic in stories that are rooted more in fear than insight. Gossip, hype, and delusion are crowding out useful facts. No wonder it’s a challenge for you to sort out the truths from the half-truths! But I predict that you will thrive anyway. You’ll discover helpful clues lodged in the barrage of bunkum. You’ll pluck pithy revelations from amid the distracting ramblings. Somehow you will manage to be both extra-sensitive and super-discriminating.

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(May 21-June 20): “I was satisfied with haiku until I met you,” Dean Young tells a new lover in his poem “Changing Genres.” But Young goes on to say that he’s no longer content with that terse genre. “Now I want a Russian novel,” he proclaims,“a 50-page description of you sleeping, / another 75 of what you think star-

(Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A journalist named Jenkin Lloyd Jones coined the term “Afghanistanism,” which he defined as “concentrating on problems in distant parts of the world while ignoring controversial local issues.” I want to urge you Virgos to avoid engaging in a personal version of Afghanistanism. In other words, focus on issues that are close at hand, even if they seem

sticky or prickly. Don’t you dare let your attention get consumed by the dreamy distractions of faraway places and times. For the foreseeable future, the best use of your energy is HERE and NOW.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): “I am more interested in human beings than in writing,” said author Anaïs Nin, “more interested in lovemaking than in writing, more interested in living than in writing. More interested in becoming a work of art than in creating one.” I invite you to adopt that perspective as your own for the next 12 months, Libra. During this upcoming chapter of your story, you can generate long-lasting upgrades if you regard your life as a gorgeous masterpiece worthy of your highest craftsmanship.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Scorpio actress Tara Reid told the magazine Us Weekly about how her cosmetic surgeries had made her look worse than she had in her natural state. “I’ll never be perfect again,” she mourned. I bring this up in the hope that it will inspire you. In my astrological opinion, you’re at a turning point when it’s crucial to appreciate and foster everything about yourself that’s natural, innate, and soulfully authentic. Don’t fall sway to artificial notions about how you could be more perfect than you already are.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): I didn’t go to work today. I woke up late, lingered over a leisurely breakfast, and enjoyed a long walk in the autumn woods. When I found a spot that filled me with a wild sense of peace, I asked my gut wisdom what I should advise you Sagittarians to attend to. And my gut wisdom told me that you should temporarily escape at least one of your duties for at least three days. (Escaping two duties for four days would be even better.) My gut wisdom also suggested that you get extra sleep, enjoy leisurely meals, and go on long walks to spots that fill you with a wild sense of peace. There you should consult your gut wisdom about your top dilemmas.

Go to RealAstrology.com to check out Rob Brezsny’s EXPANDED WEEKLY AUDIO HOROSCOPES and DAILY TEXT MESSAGE HOROSCOPES. The audio horoscopes are also available by phone at 1-877-873-4888 or 1-900-950-7700.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A snail climbed to the top of a big turtle’s shell as it was sleeping under a bush. When the turtle awoke and began to lumber away in search of food, the snail was at first alarmed but eventually thrilled by how fast they were going and how far they were able to travel. “Wheeee!” the snail thought to itself. I suspect, Capricorn, that this little tale is a useful metaphor for what you can look forward to in the coming weeks.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): “If these years have taught me anything, it is this,” wrote novelist Junot Díaz. “You can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in.” That’s your plucky wisdom for the coming weeks, Aquarius. You have arrived at a pivotal phase in your life cycle when you can’t achieve liberation by fleeing, avoiding, or ignoring. To commune with the only kind of freedom that matters, you must head directly into the heart of the commotion. You’ve got to feel all the feelings stirred up by the truths that rile you up.

PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): J. Allan Hobson is a scientist of sleep who does research at Harvard. He says we dream all the time, not just at night. Our subconscious minds never stop churning out streams of images. During the waking hours, though, our conscious minds operate at such intensity that the lower-level flow mostly stays subliminal. At least that’s the normal state of affairs. But I suspect your dream-generator is running so hot right now that its stories may leak into your waking awareness. This could be disconcerting. Without the tips I’m giving you here, you might worry you were going daft. Now that you know, I hope you’ll tap into the undercurrent to glean some useful intuitions. A word to the wise: The information that pops up won’t be logical or rational. It will be lyrical and symbolic, like dreams. Homework: How could you change yourself in order to get more of the love you want? Testify by going to RealAstrology.com and clicking on “Email Rob.”

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SANTA BARBARA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT The Fiscal Analyst reports to the Director of Fiscal Services and is responsible for a variety of complex accounting responsibilities, including preparation of financial documents, reports and analysis of expenditure and revenue accounts. The Analyst also reconciles various fund accounts and prepares journal entries. This position requires advanced skill with Excel and strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Prior experience in a K12 public school district is desirable. Fingerprint and tuberculosis clearance required. Hourly compensation ranges from $30.51 to $37.88. Placement depends on experience. Apply online only at https://www.edjoin.org

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NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: DONALD DAVID STACKHOUSE also known as DONALD D. STACKHOUSE NO: 17PR00428 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of DONALD DAVID STACKHOUSE also known as DONALD D. STACKHOUSE A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: MALANA TICE in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): MALANA TICE be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before

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taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The Independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 11/02/2017 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: 5 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, located at 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Anacapa Division. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58 (b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California law. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE‑154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code Section 1250. A Request for Special notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Jeffrey B. Soderborg; 1900 State Street, Suite M Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 805‑687‑6660. Published Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: EUGENE E. GRAZIANO NO: 17PR00439 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of EUGENE E. GRAZIANO A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: ERNEST M. GRAZIANO in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): ERNEST M. GRAZIANO be appointed as personal representative 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. THE PETITION requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The Independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 11/9/2017 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: 5 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

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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 notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Ernest M. Graziano 6815 Pasado Rd. Goleta, CA 93117; (805) 284‑4558. Published Oct 12, 19, 26 2017.

FBN Abandonment STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: AMELIA’S CLEANING SERVICE at 570 Glen Annie Rd Goleta, CA 93117 The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 7/20/2017 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2017‑0002074. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Amelia Diaz Cajiga (same address) This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 13 2017, 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 Rachel N. Gann. Published. Sep 21, 28. Oct 5, 12 2017.

Fictitious Business Name Statement FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: KHAO KAENG BY EMPTY BOWL GOURMET NOODLE BAR at 1187 Coast Village Rd. Suite 9 Montecito, CA 93108; Tanthai Inc. 425 Transfer Ave Apt A Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Emre Balli This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 19, 2017 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 Tania Paredes‑Sadler. FBN Number: 2017‑0002629. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BRAVE & MAIDEN ESTATE at 649 Refugio Road Santa Ynez, CA 93460; Brave & Maiden Estate LTD 512 N Rexford Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210 This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Edward B. Djang, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 06, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002494. Published: Sep 21, 28. Oct 5, 12 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SAFE LP at 475 Pine Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Safe Consolidated, LLC, A General Partner of Safety Analysis And Forensic Engineering, L. P. (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Partnership Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 12, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002569. Published: Sep 21, 28. Oct 5, 12 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CLINICAL NEUR O P S Y C H O L O G I C A L ASSOCIATES at 827 State Street Suite 26 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Juan Manuel Gutierrez 155 Kalley Dr Goleta, CA 93117; Marina Gutierrez (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 28, 2017 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: 2017‑0002418. Published: Sep 21, 28. Oct 5, 12 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SLYD WINES at 5249 Foxen Canyon Rd. Los Olivos, CA 93441; Spencer Landon Daley 1720 N. Fuller Ave. #448 Los Angeles, CA 90046 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 29, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002428. Published: Sep 21, 28. Oct 5, 12 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FOLLOW THE LEADER K9 at 859 Mission Canyon Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Follow The Leader K9 LLC 315 Meigs Road Ste A350 Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Eric Stokell This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 11, 2017 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 Tania Paredes‑Sadler. FBN Number: 2017‑0002553. Published: Sep 21, 28. Oct 5, 12 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: TOMAS OLEA CONSTRUCTION at 249 Verano Dr Apt 1 Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Tomas Olea (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 24, 2017 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 Christine Potter. FBN Number: 2017‑0002401. Published: Sep 21, 28. Oct 5, 12 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: APHORA WATER TECHNOLOGIES at 1482 East Valley Road, Suite 653 Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Perfect Water Worldwide, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 18, 2017 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 Tania Paredes‑Sadler. FBN Number: 2017‑0002620. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GARDENING SERVICE, GREEN PEARL, LANDSCAPING AND STONE WORKS at 234 S Voluntario Street Apt A Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Hector Perez (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 22, 2017 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: 2017‑0002663. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ALYSSA NUNO FUND at 1520 Eucaltpyus Hill Road #1 Santa Barbara, 93103; Byran Rodriquez 474 Scenic Dr #D Goleta, CA 93103 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Bryan Rodroguez This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 07, 2017 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: 2017‑0002510. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA INNOVATIONS at 202 W. Cota St. Santa Barbara, 93101; David Arney (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: David Arney This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 15, 2017 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 Rachel N. Gann. FBN Number: 2017‑0002591. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: RENAISSANCE FINE CONSIGNMENT at 1118 State Street Santa Barbara, 93101; The Renaissance Vault, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 29, 2017 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: 2017‑0002437. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: EXPERIENCE SUSHI at 1039 Cima Linda Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Nicolas Wills 317 Palisades Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 25, 2017 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 Tania Paredes‑Sadler. FBN Number: 2017‑0002679. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CASA ALVARADO at 911‑915 Alvarado Dr. S. E. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108; Caroline Plasencia 2924 Selwyn Circle Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 21, 2017 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: 2017‑0002652. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: LION CITY MANAGEMENT at 65 Belfast Drive #301 Goleta, CA 93117; Butterfly Beats & Beauty Productions, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 15, 2017 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 Rachel N. Gann. FBN Number: 2017‑0002594. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: COLUMBIA MINING COMPANY LLC at 21 Mendocino Dr Goleta, CA 93117; Columbia Mining Company LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 21, 2017 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 Tania Paredes‑Sadler. FBN Number: 2017‑0002660. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: RIDLEY‑ TREE CANCER CENTER at 540 W. Pueblo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Sansum Clinic 470 S. Patterson Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93111‑2404 This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 18, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002598. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: KROCK NURSERIES at 250 Palo Alto Drive Goleta, CA 93117; Anthony Krock (same address) Holly Krock (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Holly Krock This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 08, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002530. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ELLA & LOUIE at 615 De La Vina #5 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Tracey Morris 221 W De La Guerra Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101‑3720 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 06, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002495. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: INSIGHT HOMEOPATHY, INSIGHT HOMEOPATHY & WELLNESS, LINDA NURRA HOMEOPATHY at 2924 Arriba Way Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Linda Valerie Nurra (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 20, 2017 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 Tania Paredes‑Sadler. FBN Number: 2017‑0002649. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HAPPY COW COOKIES at 643 Aurora Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Happy Cow Cookies, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Rachel Pecorari, Manager This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 18, 2017 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 Christine Potter. FBN Number: 2017‑0002606. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SQUARE COLORED JEWELRY at 3972 Via Real Carpinteria, CA 93013; Alicia Holm (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 18, 2017 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2017‑0002602. Published: Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SETTAN CORP. at 1 South Fairview Ave Unit E Goleta, CA 93117; Settan Corp (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Tanis M. Hammond, President This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 27, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002712. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: INTEGRATIVE HEALTH SANTA BARBARA, INTEGRATIVE HEALTH SB at 735 State St. Ste 407 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Integrative Health SB, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 26, 2017 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 Tania Paredes‑Sadler. FBN Number: 2017‑0002699. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FAIRVIEW PROPERTIES at 1 South Fairview Ave Unit E Goleta, CA 93117; Seth L. Hammond (same address) Tanis M. Hammond (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Tanis M. Hammond This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 29, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002727 Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VIVA EVENTS, VIVA MODERN MEXICAN, VIVA TACO BAR at 1114 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Viva SB LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 22, 2017 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: 2017‑0002666. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: COASTLINE SENIOR CARE at 6816 Shadowbrook Dr. Goleta, CA 93117; Coastline Communications Corp. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 26, 2017 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: 2017‑0002688. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: THE QURIOUS EFFECT at 1336 Kenwood Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Ithree Design Inc (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 19, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002624. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SPECIALTY METAL FABRICATION at 1 South Fairview Ave Unit E Goleta, CA 93117; Seth L. Hammond (same address) Tanis M. Hammond (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Tanis M. Hammond This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 29, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002728. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: RIGOS CLEANING SERVICES at 570 Glen Annie Rd Goleta, CA 93117; Karina Martinez (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 27, 2017 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2017‑0002705. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: VJS BIOLOGICAL CONSULTING at 1810 Sunset Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Vince Semonsen (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Vince Semonsen This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 20, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002642. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BLESSINGS ABOUND, LAURIE GROSS STUDIOS at 4598 Camino Molinero Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Laurie Gross (same address) Arthur Gross Schaefer (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Arthur Gross Schaefer This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 18, 2017 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 Rachel N. Gann. FBN Number: 2017‑0002616. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FEZ SHOES at 144 Olive St. #2 Summerland, CA 93067; Fez Shoes, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Brian Goldsworthy This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 02, 2017 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: 2017‑0002751. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CHILDREN’S THEATER CIRCLE at 109 Dearborn Pl. Apt 73 Goleta, CA 93117; Ashley Parrilla (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Ashley Parrilla This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 29, 2017 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: 2017‑0002730. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CARBON2COBALT at 615 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Cobalt 27, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Bill Cuttler CFO & COO This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 18, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002601. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT CORP at 1 SO. Fairview Ave Unit E Goleta, CA 93117; Specialty Equipment Corp (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Tanis M. Hammond V.P. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 27, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002715. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SPECIALTY CRANE & RIGGING CORP. at 1 South Fairview Ave Unit E Goleta, CA 93117; Specialty Crane & Rigging Corp (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Tanis M. Hammond This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 27, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002714. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ADC FINISHES, INC. at 133 De La Guerra St. #267 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; ADC Finishing, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 26, 2017 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 Rachel N. Gann. FBN Number: 2017‑0002695. Published: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: LOS ARROYOS MEXICAN RESTAURANT & TAKE OUT‑ SOLVANG at 1992 Old Mission Dr, Stes D1 and D2 Solvang, CA 93464; Los Arroyos Solvang, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 02, 2017 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 Christine Potter. FBN Number: 2017‑0002752. Published: Oct 12, 19, 26. Nov 2 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GRIT AND GLAMOUR FASHION at 746 Palermo Dr #A Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Marisa Theis (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 05, 2017 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 Christina Potter. FBN Number: 2017‑0002782. Published: Oct 12, 19, 26. Nov 2 2017.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BEA FURNISHINGS at 325 W Pedregosa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Joanna Beatrice Shultz (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 03, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002764. Published: Oct 12, 19, 26. Nov 2 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: NORTHWINDS WELLTOX at 1711 E Valley Road Montecito, CA 93108; Northwinds Maui Wellness And Recovery Inc 15315 Magnolia Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 03, 2017 This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2017‑0002758. Published: Oct 12, 19, 26. Nov 2 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: B & B AUTO DETAIL & RECONDITIONING at 1520 San Andres St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Blanca Napoles Castro (same address) Omar Humberto Castro (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 03, 2017 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 Rachel N. Gann. FBN Number: 2017‑0002762. Published: Oct 12, 19, 26. Nov 2 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MOUNTAIN TO SEA BOOKKEEPING at 1232 Mercedes Ln Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Rehman Qadri (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Rehman Qadri This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 27, 2017 This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2017‑0002704. Published: Oct 12, 19, 26. Nov 2 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BOLD GREATNESS, BOLD GREATNESS ACADEMY, BOLD GREATNESS COACHING at 199 N Kellogg Ave. #D Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Wendy Breakstone (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 5, 2017 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002785. Published: Oct 12, 19, 26. Nov 2 2017.

Name Change IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF BRIAN NATHANIAL ALEXANDER BRILEY ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 17CV03932 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: BRIAN NATHANIAL ALEXANDER BRILEY TO: LUSIFER ALEXANDER LOERA 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. Any

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person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must aooear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed , the court may grant the petition withouta hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Nov 08, 2017 9:30 am, Dept 6, Courthouse, SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara 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 Sep 28, 2017. by Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer; Teri Chavez, Deputy Clerk; Paul Maxwell Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 2017.

Public Notices NOTICE OF INTENT TO DISPOSE OF COLLATERAL (PUBLIC SALE) TO: Debtor: Permitsoft, Inc., a California corporation Attn: [714 East Micheltorena Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103] FROM: Secured Party: Massoud Abolhoda [714 East Micheltorena Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103] PLEASE BE ADVISED that Massoud Abolhoda, as Secured Party, will sell the Collateral described on Exhibit 1 attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference, to the highest qualified bidder, for cash and in public, as follows: Date: [November 4th, 2017] Time: 10:00 a.­ m. Place: [714 East Micheltorena Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, 510‑549‑9229] The above‑referenced Debtor is entitled to an accounting of the unpaid indebtedness secured by the Collateral that is being offered for sale. Debtor may request an accounting from the undersigned by submitting a written request therefor. PLEASE BE FURTHER ADVISED that Secured Party reserves all rights and remedies available to it, including but not limited to the right to sell the Collateral in whole or in part, to conduct a series of foreclosure sales, and/or to pursue other remedies available to it. Secured Party further reserves the right to postpone or cancel this sale of the Collateral. Dated: [October 10, 2017]. EXHIBIT 1 “Collateral” means all of the tangible and intangible property and assets of Debtor, including all intellectual property, pursuant to that certain Secured Promissory Note dated November 1, 2009, whether presently owned or existing or hereafter acquired or coming into existence, wherever situated, and all additions and accessions thereto and all substitutions and replacements thereof, and all proceeds, products and accounts thereof, including, without limitation, all proceeds from the sale or transfer of the Collateral and of insurance covering the same and of any tort claims in connection therewith. SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA CASE NO. 17FL01653 APPLICATION FOR FREEDOM FROM PARENTAL CUSTODY In re the matter of the Petition of Alexander Jauregui and Janet Jauregui The Petition of ALEXANDER JAUREGUI and JANET JAUREGUI respectfully represents and alleges that the minor listed below is a person under the age of eighteen and that said person is in the County of Santa Barbara: 1. SOPHIE ANAIT OROZCO, born December 22, 2012, in Santa Barbara, California. Petitioners request a judgment declaring the child free from the custody and control of JOSE MOSQUEDA, the child’s biological father, pursuant to Family Code 7822 on the grounds that the child has been left by JOSE MOSQUEDA to abandon the child. It is in the best interst of the child to be declared free from the custody and control of JOSE MOSQUEDA. Petitioner ALEXANDER JAUREGUI intends to effectuate a stepparent adoption of the child if and when such declaration is made. Attorneys for Petitoner, Stephen

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A. Wagner, C.F.L.S., SBN 277521 Comstock & Wagner 912 S. Broadway Santa Maria, CA 93454 ; (805) 361‑0737; E‑mail:­ stephen@ comstockandwagner.com Dated:Sep 28, 2017. Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer; Willoughby, Norma, Deputy Officer Published Oct 12, 19, 26. Nov 2 2017.

Summons SUMMONS ‑ (Family Law) NOTICE TO REPONDENT: SUNG HEE KIM AVISO AL DEMANDANDO: Petitioner’s name is: KAITO SATO Nombre del demandante: CASE NUMBER: (Numero del caso) 17FL02222 You have 30 calendar days after this Summons and Petition are served on you to file a Response (form FL‑120) at the court and have a copy served on the petitioner. A letter, phone call will not protect you. If you do not file your Response on time, the court may make orders affecting your marriage or domestic partnership, your property, and custody of your children. You may be ordered to pay support and attorney fees and costs. For legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. Get help finding a lawyer at the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www.courts.ca.­gov/selfhelp), at the California Legal Services website (www.lawhelpca.­org), or by contacting your local county bar association. NOTICE‑RESTRAINING ORDERS ARE ON PAGE 2: are effective against both spouses or domestic partners until the petition is dismissed, a judgment is entered, or the court makes further orders. These orders are enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement officer who has received or seen a copy of them. FEE WAIVER: If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form. The court may order you to pay back all or part of the fees and costs that the court waived for you or the other party. Tiene 30 dias calendario despues de haber recibido la entrega legal de esta Citacion y Peticion para presentar una Respuesta (formulario FL‑120) ante la corte y efectuar la entrega legal de una copia al demandante. Una carta o llamada telefonica o una audiencia de la corte no basta para protegerto. Si no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, la corte puede dar ordenes que afecten su matrimonio o pareja de hecho, sus bienes y la custodia de sus hijos. La corte tambien le puede ordenar que pague manutencion, y honorarios y costos legales. Para asesoramiento legal, pongase en contacto de inmediato con un abogado. Puede obtener informacion para encountrar un abogado en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en el sitio web de los Servicios Legales de California (www.lawhelpca.org) o poniendose en contacto con el colegio de abogados de su condado. AVISO‑LAS ORDENES DE RESTRICCION SE ENCUENTRAN EN LA PAGINA 2: valen para ambos conyuges o pareja de hecho hasta que se despida la peticion, se emita un fallo o la corte de otras ordenes. Cualquier autoridad de la ley que haya recibido o visto una copia de estas ordenes puede hacerlas acerlas acater en cualquier lugar de California. EXENCION DE CUOTAS: Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario un formulario de exencion de cuotas. La corte puede ordenar que usted pague, ya sea en parte o por completo, las cuotas y costos de la corte previamente exentos a peticion de usted o de la otra parte. 1.The name and address of the court are (El nombre y direccion de la corte son): SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s attorney, or the petitioner without an attorney, are: Kaito Sato 6543 El Colegio Rd. #219 Goleta, CA 93117; (702) 544‑2682 (El nombre, direcion y numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante si no tiene abogado, son): Dated Aug 17, 2016. Darrel E. Parker, Execcutive Officer; Darrel E. Parker Clerk, by (Secretario, por) Vidal Chiprez, Deputy (Asistente) Published Sep 28. Oct 5, 12, 19 2017.

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