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“Our city desperately needs the means to bring critical infrastructure up to snuff.” “Alligators are what road engineers call street cracks. Santa Barbara, it turns out, is up to its eyeballs in alligators — as well as road scars and street acne. As we have always been told, the first rule of city government is this: Fix the potholes. That’s one big reason we’re endorsing Measure C, the one-cent sales-tax increase on this year’s ballot.” — Santa Barbara Independent “Measure C will ensure the City has the funding to maintain essential services, and fix vital infrastructure making our city roads, sidewalks, bridges and critical buildings safe.” — Eric Beecher, SB Police Officers Association & Tony Pighetti, SB Firefighters Association “Supporting a strong infrastructure supports local businesses, families and individuals. Please vote yes on Measure C to repair our roads and vital infrastructure, maintain essential services, and support a vibrant business economy throughout the City. — The Chamber of Commerce of the Santa Barbara Region

League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County Democratic Women of Santa Barbara Downtown Santa Barbara Tri-Counties Building & Construction Trades Council

Yes on Measure C Santa Barbara Critical Infrastructure and Essential Community Services Measure ur Turn yo er v ballot o te and Vo . Yes on C

Repair Critical Infrastructure and Maintain Essential Community Services. Measure C will ensure that the City of Santa Barbara has protected local funding

from a one cent sales tax to maintain essential services such as police, fire, and 911 potholes, sidewalks and bike emergency response, as well as repair local streets and potholes lanes, upgrade outdated emergency communication systems, and ensure our police station and neighborhood fire stations are accessible and functional in a natural disaster. Measure C also helps protect funding for parks, youth and senior services, and to address homelessness.

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hal conklin We can noW endorse one candidate With complete confidence:

– The Santa Barbara Independent

"Conklin offers voters the best mix of an insider's know-how and an outsider's critical impatience. [He] talks about the need for vision...and has an impressive track record of actually getting big stuff done. He led the charge to create the curbside recycling that everyone now takes for granted; his was a major voice opposing Fess Parker’s original plan to build massive hotels along the waterfront and saving Stearns Wharf from extravagant overdevelopment." – The Santa Barbara Independent “Hal Conklin helped launch the Environmental Movement in Santa Barbara, and took its model of innovation to the far reaches of California, the nation, and the globe. He is recognized everywhere for his work in recycling, renewable energy, reforestation, and city planning for sustainable development. As we approach the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, there is no person better to re-establish Santa Barbara as the environmental innovation leader on a global scale.” – Paul Relis, Founding Director of the Community Environmental Council “Hal’s work in developing the Downtown Cultural District, including saving the Granada Theater, transformed Santa Barbara into an impressive center for the arts and created a great economic generator along State Street.” – Edward and Sue Birch, Mosher Foundation “Hal Conklin is a trusted voice in the work of our community with people of all backgrounds and incomes.” – Isaac Garrett, Martin Luther King Association

Thank You to the Santa Barbara Independent for your endorsement!

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Hal Conklin offers voters the best mix of an insider’s know-how with an outsider’s critical impatience. He has the experience, knowledge, skill base, and temperament needed not only to run meetings but also to use the mayoral position as a bully pulpit. As mayor, of course, he would be only one of seven votes. But the mayor sets the agenda, and a good mayor cobbles together the votes necessary for the City Council —no matter how fractious—to move forward.

DIStrICt 4: Kristen Sneddon Kristen Sneddon, a geologist and instructor at Santa Barbara City College, moved to Santa Barbara with her mom as a teenager. She has served on the boards of the Starr King Parent-Child Workshop and the Peabody School, which as a charter school is its own district—serious proving grounds. At Peabody, she tackled such thorny issues as salaries and pensions. As a scientist, she has a keen grasp of many complicated issues facing the city, most importantly water.

DIStrICt 5: Eric Friedman Eric Friedman has worked as the behindthe-scenes staff assistant for former 1st District supervisor Salud Carbajal—and before that, with respected supervisor Naomi Schwartz. Though he now works at Trader Joe’s, he has a long history of working on city projects, including serving on the harbor and library commissions.

DIStrICt 6: Gregg Hart Gregg Hart’s years on the council — if elected, this will be his fourth term—provide the continuity and institutional memory the new council will need. A pragmatic moderate Democrat, Hart also ranks as one of the most astute and accomplished practitioners of the political arts anywhere in Santa Barbara County—critical skills if we ever hope to see government function productively again.

MEaSurE C: Yes Measure C would increase the sales tax within city limits from 7.75 percent to 8.75 percent. City bean counters estimate Measure C would generate $22 million a year to deal with the city’s vast infrastructure needs: maintaining roads, repairing sewer mains and parks, building a new police station, and modernizing the fire station headquarters.

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Mail Your Ballot! City voters should have received their mail-in ballots by now for the citywide mayoral race, Measure C, and council seats for districts 4, 5, and 6. All ballots must be mailed and postmarked by Tuesday, November 7, or returned to the city at four drop-off centers, open on Election Day from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.: City Hall (735 Anacapa St.), First Presbyterian Church (21 E. Constance Ave.), Franklin Neighborhood Center (1136 E. Montecito St.), and Harding Elementary School (1625 Robbins St.). City Hall is also accepting ballots Tuesday, October 31-Monday, November 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. It will be open on Saturday, November 4, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Questions? Contact the City Clerk’s Office at 564-5309.

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declared the national epidemic of opioid addiction a “public health emergency” and vowed — among other things — to wage a “really big, really great advertising” blitz against drug use, Santa Barbara health authorities remain politely underwhelmed. “The declaration, as far as I can tell, didn’t really change anything,” said Sansum CEO Kurt Ransohoff, “except maybe public perception.” CenCal honcho Michael Harris was likewise lukewarm: “To address this problem you’ve got to put some resources behind it; you need to pay for new programs.” Alice Gleghorn, head of the county’s Behavioral Wellness Department, noted, “He called it a ‘public health emergency.’ He didn’t call it an ‘epidemic.’ We all know it’s an epidemic.” Such hairsplitting is pregnant with financial consequence. Had Trump declared the crisis a national health emergency, federal purse strings would have opened up. But for a “public health emergency,” funding remains, at best, problematic. And opioid addiction is anything but cheap. “The immediate funding provided by this declaration falls short of what is necessary to truly combat this growing crisis,“ declared Congressmember Salud Carbajal. Fifty people died of opioid overdoses in Carbajal’s district last year; the year before, opioids sent 110 people to the emergency rooms in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. According to a recent death ranking published by the University of Wisconsin, Santa Barbara County has the 28th highest overdose death rate among California’s 58 counties, almost right in the middle. Getting a precise measure of Santa Barbara opioid appetite is an exercise in indirection. CenCal—which covers both Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo — reports 1,067 opioid prescriptions. That’s just 0.79 percent of

all prescriptions filled, accounting for only $98,000 of the $11 in CenCal’s annual pharmaceutical costs. But according to the numbers cited by John Doyel, chief of the county’s drug and alcohol treatment programs, 1,000 drug-related clients reported that opioids were their drug of choice. In the 10 years between 2006 and 2016, the percentage of clients in treatment programs citing opioids as their drug of choice rose from 8 percent to 30. Nationally, the numbers went from 2 to 10 percent. Due to new reimbursement opportunities made possible by the Affordable Care Act, Doyel’s programs saw a 35 percent increase in clients entering treatment programs; Medi-Cal reimbursement for narcotic treatment went from $1.3 million to $3.9 million. “We can only guess at the number of opioid addicts in the area,” said Doyel,“but it is safe to say our 1,000 in treatment is a minority of those who need treatment.” The big news, according to Doyel’s boss, Gleghorn, is the county’s embrace of naloxone, a drug that revives overdose victims. Of the 450 kits given out, Gleghorn said, 150 have been used, meaning 150 overdose deaths were prevented. Gleghorn’s office works closely with Pacific Pride in getting naloxone kits into the hands of likely overdosers. Often, she said, these are people who used to use but stopped. They either just got released from jail or prison or relapsed after getting out of a rehab program. The County Sheriff’s Office just got actively involved in the distribution of naloxone as well.“A lot more lives are going to get saved,” Gleghorn said. Naloxone, she noted, used to cost $7 for two doses; now it’s $50. Drug addiction activists are lobbying Trump to use the buying power of the federal government to negotiate cheaper prices with naloxone’s manufacturers to make the drug more widely affordable. In the meantime, Behavioral Wellness is about to issue a request for proposals for a

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new 32-bed drug rehab center that will accept payment by Medicaid. When built, it will accommodate stays as long as 90 days. “For Santa Barbara County, this will be brand new,” Gleghorn said. “We don’t have anything like this.” She estimated the county could accommodate twice the number of drug rehab patients once the new center is built. In the meantime, enforcement of drug dispensing rules and regulations has gotten a lot tighter. Sansum Clinic reports Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) agents routinely audit its pharmacy. Companies that sell narcotics wholesale hire DEA agents to eyeball Sansum’s patient mix to ensure narcotics are getting into the right hands. Until two years ago, Sansum’s pharmacy was owned by a private vendor who sailed under the Sansum flag until he was put out of business by the California Board of Pharmacy for failing to exercise “due diligence” when dispensing drugs for Dr. Julio Diaz, since convicted and sentenced to 27 years for illegally selling narcotics. Since 2012, the same board has targeted six pharmacies in Santa Barbara County and 13 pharmacists. “I was trained as a pharmacist. I was trained to care for people. I wasn’t trained to be a police officer,” objected one pharmacist to what he’s termed “the witch-hunt atmosphere.” “How can I care for them when I’m treating my clients like they’re criminals?” At Sansum, they take extra care, running every narcotic prescription through a statewide database to ensure the buyer isn’t getting other prescriptions filled at multiple pharmacies. They screen customers to make sure they and their doctor are both from Santa Barbara and that the doctor is in good standing. In the meantime, drug overdoses claim 60,000 lives a year, about half of those opioid related. In making his proclamation, President Trump said,“If we can teach young people not to take drugs, it’s really, really easy n not to take them.”

Speaking at the end of the workweek on 10/27, renowned labor activist Dolores Huerta led a downtown rally to support mayoral candidate and current councilmember Cathy Murillo. Joined by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Councilmember Gregg Hart, Congressmember Salud Carbajal, and other community leaders, the rally came toward the tail end of the grueling mayoral race. “Often when someone runs for office, we don’t really know what they’re going to do,” Huerta told the crowd. “But Cathy has fulfilled all of the promises she’s made to us.”

city Santa Barbara police and volunteer downtown ambassadors are still in the warn-and-educate phase of enforcing the city’s new smoking ban, which went into effect 9/15. It also restricts vaping and covers virtually every square inch of public space, including sidewalks, parks, beaches, and so on. Tickets cost $155. So far, only two have been written, said Sergeant Joshua Morton, who explained public smokers comply “99 percent” of the time they’re approached. Most were simply unaware of the new law, he said. The ban doesn’t apply to private parking lots or the patio areas of bars and restaurants that allow smoking. The City Administrator’s assistant, Nina Johnson, said many other cities throughout California have enacted similar ordinances without adverse impacts to tourism.

state Santa Barbara lawmaker Hannah-Beth Jackson is among the California leaders pushing to address the issue of sexual harassment at the State Capitol. “It’s very disappointing on the one hand but not particularly surprising on the other,” Jackson said of recent charges. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León — whom Jackson has endorsed in his bid to unseat U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein — announced this week the Senate would hire an outside firm to investigate the allegations. Three years ago, Jackson received national attention for her “yes means yes” legislation, now a law that requires colleges and universities to adopt policies that teach affirmative consent in sexual relations. Last year, she authored a bill to require elementary and middle schools to teach healthy relationships. She is currently working on a bill to address inappropriate pressure in investor-entrepreneur relationships. cont’d on page 12 

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package of 37 Isla Vista properties, most on Del Playa Drive, recently went on the market for $79 million. Located in the college town near UC Santa Barbara, the portfolio includes 66 units, space for more than 500 students, according to commercial real estate firm Radius. A complete picture of the property owners is not clear. Major Isla Vista landlord James Gelb, a Montecito resident, owns most of the properties. He declined to comment for this story, and Radius partner Steve Golis was not available for comment. In a flashy video, Radius called the deal “an opportunity of a lifetime.” The units are a mix of duplexes, four-plexes, and single-family homes that have been “tastefully updated.” They command the “highest rents,” and they are already preleased for next school year. Many of the properties hug the bluffs, some of which experienced considerable

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or the first time in 24 years, Santa Barbara’s Transition House — which provides emergency shelter for homeless women with children — found itself passed over for federal funding in favor of a grant that will pay for a new data-entry position with the County of Santa Barbara to track the most vulnerable homeless people. “I can’t believe it!” exclaimed Kathleen Baushke, executive director of Transition House, which accommodates about 100 families a year for three to four months. The $63,000 Transition House would have gotten has traditionally been used to hire caseworkers who teach the life skills necessary for homeless families to get into permanent housing. Also losing out is the Domestic Violence Solutions North County shelter, to the tune of $60,00, and Santa Maria’s Good Samaritan, to the tune of $7,000. Baushke insists that an updated dataentry system — required by the federal

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The family of Davies Kabogoza, the 30-year-old soccer star who drowned in the harbor six months ago, has filed a wrongful death claim against the City of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Sailing Center. Kabogoza fell off his stand-up paddleboard, and his body was discovered under 30 feet of water. He could not swim but was wearing a belt flotation device that was not deployed. “The City had a special duty based on its ownership of the harbor to ensure that the public was provided special care when renting equipment for water activities,” the claim reads. It also alleges that a

Department of Housing and Urban Development for any homeless-grant recipients — could have been cobbled together by all the county’s homeless service agencies rather than by creating a new county position. Chuck Flacks of the homeless service umbrella organization C3H, however, defended the funding change, arguing the county was at risk of losing $2 million in federal assistance if the data management changes weren’t made. Baushke, who remains upset that Flacks testified in favor of the changes before the county supervisors, dismissed his argument as “hyperbole.” She insisted the supervisors had no idea of the impact it would have on existing shelters. Transition House operates on a $900,000 budget, and the loss of $63,000 won’t kill it. “We’ll just have to raise that money somewhere else,” Baushke said. Flacks said homeless providers should “not be fighting over crumbs” but instead “working to expand the — Nick Welsh pie.”

Sailing Center employee failed to ask Kabogoza if he could swim or instruct him on how to properly put on the flotation device.

education Dyslexia Santa Barbara’s ongoing outreach to school kids, adults, and families continues at 7 p.m., Wednesday, November 8, at the Faulkner Gallery (40 E. Anapamu St.) with a free workshop on creative uses of technology to help struggling readers. Guided by Jennifer Williams, a trainer in assistive technology, participants will learn about computer, tablet, and mobile applications for note-taking, spelling, digitizing worksheets, and n assistance in reading, writing and math.


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online-shopping-induced vacancies. In this equation, the underpass, built in 1992, functions as a daunting pinch point even though it’s significantly wider — by more than two lanes — than the stretches of State Street it connects. Johnson found other cities have livened up otherwise dead freeway underpasses with murals and lights—gyroscopic LED displays, projected patterns, and motionactivated reflectors. City Hall has budgeted $100,000 for preliminary stages of whatever makeover ensues. More ambitious efforts involving the widening of the underpass sidewalks would have to come later, as fund— Nick Welsh ing permitted.

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alifornia could be the next state to get rid of bail. Last week, the state’s Pretrial Detention Reform Workgroup released a report recommending that a risk-based assessment tool replace the current bail system. Santa Barbara retired judge George Eskin, who served on the 12-member committee, said the effort is an important part of criminal justice reform in the state. Currently, Santa Barbara County judges set the bail amount for defendants based on the schedule that the judges adopt every year. Judges have considerable discretion: They can significantly increase the amount or they can release defendants on their own recognizance, or no bail. Bail is essentially a bond sold to defendants by bail bondspersons. It is forfeited should the person not show up to court. The bondsperson charges a certain percentage of the bond amount as a fee.“It’s not fair,” Eskin said. Two people who are charged with the same crime but have different economic backgrounds could have very different experiences in the criminal justice system, he explained. The person who cannot afford bail sits in jail while a more affluent defendant can be released almost immediately. This also can pressure low-income defendants to plea to charges just so they can get out of jail. Currently, about 70 percent of inmates in County Jail are awaiting trial. They have not been convicted of anything, though some may have priors. “A mere fact that a person

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can post a lot of money does not reduce the risk [of them fleeing or reoffending],” he said. The report also called for California’s 58 counties to establish pretrial services departments, adopt pretrial assessment tools, and incorporate victim rights, among other things. “Locally this is where we have been going for several years,” said Darrel Parker, CEO of the county’s Superior Court. Santa Barbara County has a pretrial services department and has adopted a risk assessment tool, which objectively rates defendants on their probability to be a flight risk or to reoffend. State Senator Bob Hertzberg (D–Van Nuys) authored legislation to overhaul the monetary bail system, and Governor Jerry Brown has expressed interest in taking on the issue in his last year in office. Eskin expressed confidence that the judicial, legislative, and executive branches working together “should be able to come up with something.” — Kelsey Brugger independent.com

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gathered on Monday at Goleta Valley Junior High to learn plant-based recipes from Eddie Garza, a Miami-based celebrity chef and cookbook author focused on reforming food systems in Latino communities. As a schoolteacher in his early twenties, Garza maxed out at 310 pounds.When a colleague told him frankly, “You have to lose weight or you’re going to die,” he took the first step of a five-year slimdown to 155, crediting his turnaround to phasing out unhealthy, processed foods and replacing them with more vegetables, fruits, legumes, and grains. Since becoming the director of Food Services at Santa Barbara Unified School District back in 2007, Nancy Weiss — now in charge of 11 fully equipped campus kitchens and seven food trucks — has rolled out a similar healthful approach by sourcing produce from area farmers and preparing mostly from scratch about 9,000 school meals daily. Weiss’s latest push integrates more plant-based protein, sourced from Hungry Planet, into dishes derived traditionally from beef. After introductions in Spanish and English, Garza — who’s also a senior food and nutrition manager for the Humane Society of the United States — opened by whipping up a nacho sauce from blended potatoes, carrots, onion, garlic, fresh lemon juice, olive oil, and a pinch of cayenne, and thickened with a nutritional yeast loaded with protein and B vitamins. For lactoseintolerant kids who can get bogged down by cheese-based nachos, Weiss pointed out,

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lean and GReen: Celebrity chef Eddie Garza, who weighed 310 pounds before shifting to a plant-based diet, introduced school cooks to a handful of meatless menu options during a recent training session.

“This is a blend of veggies that makes you feel better on the other side.” Food Services staff also learned to prepare Garza’s veggie version of street tacos and dishes of roasted corn and kale designed to persuade the picky palates common in any school cafeteria. “It got a little chaotic as we broke into groups to prepare [Garza’s recipes],” Weiss said, “but it spilled over into an amazing buffet of plantbased food. Everybody was upbeat to learn — Keith Hamm something new.”

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other jurisdictions throughout the state, Santa Barbara on Tuesday took its first steps toward banning Styrofoam in the city. The council voted 5-1 to direct the city’s Ordinance Committee to start drafting a new law that would restrict the use and distribution of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam containers, nonrecyclable materials made with petrochemicals that have a pesky and dangerous propensity to end up on beaches and in creeks. Styrofoam — the brand name for EPS — makes up a fairly small percentage of the waste stream but presents a high risk to the environment, city staff told the council. It doesn’t biodegrade and instead breaks down into smaller pieces that persist indefinitely. Marine life often mistakes it for food. Since 2007, the California Legislature has tried and failed six times to pass a statewide ban, stymied by the well-lobbied American Chemical Society and Dart Container, the world’s largest manufacturer of foam cups. A citywide survey found that 70 percent of the 375 food businesses in town have already voluntarily switched to using other types of to-go containers made with

more environmentally friendly materials. The price difference for businesses owners is fairly negligible — alternative cups cost the same as their Styrofoam counterparts, while greener clamshells cost 2-4 cents more apiece. Not all of those who’ve converted have been satisfied, however. Art Tracewell, a coowner of the Blenders in the Grass smoothie chain, told the council his company’s switch from Styrofoam to plastic cups has been rough. Customers now routinely complain their smoothies melt too fast. Tracewell said he’s considering going back to Styrofoam, noting many types of plastic food containers are just as harmful to the environment. As the Ordinance Committee gets underway drafting the ban, it will consider a few key questions—among others, what types of food businesses will be regulated (just restaurants, or food trucks and corner stores too?); whether exceptions will be made for meat trays and prepackaged foods sold in grocery stores; if retail outlets will be prevented from selling Styrofoam ice chests or cups; if exemptions may be granted to small businesses too adversely affected, and so on. An outreach campaign will also be launched. —Tyler Hayden


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fter years of contentious public and private negotiations, the County Board of Supervisors formalized on Tuesday an agreement with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. The discussions have surrounded the Chumash’s 1,400-acre land known as Camp 4. The deal, in short, requires the Chumash to pay the county $178,500 annually and adhere to certain development restrictions when building homes and a tribal center. No gaming is allowed. The county would also drop its formal opposition to the tribe’s Bureau of Indian Affairs petition to annex Camp 4. The agreement comes at a time when federal legislation — House Bill 1491 — that would immediately place Camp 4 in the tribe’s boundaries could be heard in Congress as early as next week. County Supervisor Joan Hartmann said that in the past three decades all similar federal legislation — 47 bills — has passed both houses. In addition, she said, Ryan Zinke, the interior secretary, has expressed support for Native American tribes. Hartmann acknowledged the concerns of Santa Ynez residents. “This is not about selling out the valley,” she said. “We don’t want the Santa Ynez Valley to turn into the San Fernando Valley.” She said she believes this is just the beginning of a cooperative relationship with the Chumash.

On Tuesday, the fourth floor of the County Administration Building was packed. Among those in the pews were former congressmember Lois Capps and former county supervisors Gail Marshall and Doreen Farr. They all supported the deal.“It’s a neighborhood issue. It’s land use,” said Capps, adding, “There is a momentum I want to attest to [in Congress] to address injustices perpetrated on our native people some years ago and some perhaps currently.” The deal comes after years of animosity from neighbors. They, too, showed up in full force to oppose the deal. High-profile attorney Barry Cappello has threatened to sue the county, arguing the agreement violates the Santa Ynez Valley Community Plan. He represents prominent valley resident Nancy Crawford-Hall, who previously spent $500,000 to try to remove Farr from office. But in the end, the county supervisors, excluding Peter Adam, were convinced the deal was the county’s best option. They voted 4-1 to approve the deal. “We want the same quality of life that everyone in the Santa Ynez Valley shares,” said Chumash Chair Ken Kahn, adding that the deal is “just the beginning of what two governments can achieve when we sit down and have tough conversations.” — Kelsey Brugger

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the Affordable Care Act underway since November 1, Santa Barbara County will soon have only one insurance carrier — Blue Shield — providing coverage for individuals signed up under Covered California’s individual plans. Anthem Blue Cross announced it was pulling out of the county as of January 1. When that happens, 7,000 Sansum patients could find themselves without a carrier; Sansum had signed an exclusive deal with Anthem Blue Cross. In the meantime, Sansum CEO Kurt Ransohoff said Sansum and Blue Shield negotiators have been meeting on a daily basis, trying to hammer out a solution. “As

anxiety inducing as this is, we still have time to work something out,” said Ransohoff, adding, “and we expect we will.” County health officials are trying to drum up publicity for the new enrollments. The White House — having failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act — has cut back on the time available for new enrollees to sign up and has slashed the promotions budget for new enrollments. Peter Lee, head of Covered California, is beating the drum on a seven-day whistle-stop bus tour of California that will touch down in Santa Barbara on Friday for the grand unveiling of a new mural at the bottom of State Street by muralist David Flores. — Nick Welsh

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media is agog, and rightfully so, over the criminal indictments issued this week alleging former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his right-hand man, Richard W. Gates III, were unregistered foreign agents representing the Ukraine’s pro-Russian, pro-Putin puppet government, for which they laundered up to $75 million. As always, there’s a pseudo–Santa Barbara connection. After Trump won the election, Gates III — vice chair of Trump’s campaign committee — was hired by semi–Santa Barbara resident and global über-capitalist Thomas Barrack II — of Happy Canyon Vineyard and Neverland fame — who put him to work for his hedge fund, Colony NorthStar. Barrack II, another one of those ridiculously fit, bald-headed, twinkly eyed septuagenarians, has been propping up Trump past the point of herniation, both financially and on talk shows, and had been taking good care of Gates III — that is, until Monday’s indictments. Then II let III go. Closer to home, there’s the Ruski influencein Santa Barbara’s mayoral race. It may even have something to do with the mysterious ad now on TV blistering mayoral candidate Cathy Murillo. The race is a five-way scalp-scratcher. Councilmember Frank Hotchkiss — the grumpy (yet strangely cheerful), get-off-my-lawn, NIMBY conservative Republican — appears statistically even with Councilmember Cathy Murillo, the lead-with-her-chin lefty-progressive Democrat, and former mayor Hal Conklin runs close 48284 behind, while former Deckers CEO Angel Mar-

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ber Bendy White are trailing behind them. (The Indy, by the way, endorsed Hal Conklin as once and future mayor.) Behind his tersely succinct basso profundo exterior, Hotchkiss — a former bit actor in shows like Mission: Impossible — is a genuine Renaissance man: Zen Buddhist real estate agent by day and steamy pot-boiler author by night. In his recently released Playing with Fire, Hotchkiss’s purple prose describes in detail the sexual gymnastics between the protagonist — a fifty-something, white, male ad executive — and a very hot, twenty-something Russian femme fatale. Some people — me included — have made much fun of the sex scenes. But upon closer reflection, I’d say they rival the steamy poetics of James Joyce in Ulysses. The only problem with Frank Hotchkiss as mayor is everything. Opining about the environment, immigration, homelessness, and housing, the Hotchkiss message is: “Get out of town.” Most infamously, Hotchkiss remains a devout skeptic on climate change. When reporter Jerry Roberts asked at a recent forum why, despite the fact that 97 percent of all scholarly studies agree that the human contribution is huge, Hotchkiss told Roberts,“Your numbers are way off,” and cited a wordy, three-part op-ed series in the NewsPress suggesting global warming is natural, there’s nothing wrong with carbon dioxide, and there are plenty of other reasons why the earth is heating up. Early on, it appeared the mayoral wannabe Martinez had hoped to compete with Hotchkiss

for the hearts and minds of the city’s Republican base, so despite being a lifelong Democrat, Martinez reinvented himself as an Eisenhower Republican. This didn’t get much traction, especially after Hotchkiss spread the word Martinez had not only donated generously to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton but had tweeted vociferously against Trump and Rush Limbaugh. If Martinez, who’s spent a staggering $300,000 so far, hopes to win, he’s going to have to take voters from someone else. Murillo — the lovably polarizing Dem and a former actor in her own right — is an obvious choice. That might explain the first genuine hit piece of the race, which ran on Santa Barbara airwaves during the seventh inning of Tuesday night’s World Series game. Brief and stylishly raw, it shows Murillo acknowledging that her support for the then-proposed, but now defeated and much-hated Micheltorena Street bike lane would cause pain for the neighbors who park cars there. Martinez’s campaign manager, Brian Robinson, denied any connection with the ad. So too did James Fenkner, a major Martinez booster. For eight years, Fenkner ran the Russian hedge fund Red Star and then moved to S.B., where he’s reinvented himself as a guerilla videographer, citizen activist, and agent provocateur. Smart, congenial, and savagely contemptuous of the dolts he says run City Hall, Fenkner operated a vacation-rental property until the City Council outlawed them. He’s been integral to the Funk Zone cabal of landed gentry now cheerleading Martinez’s mayoral ambitions. He recently released a video attacking “corruption” in City Hall, by

which he means the major political donations that city unions made to councilmembers like Murillo, an unapologetic, enthusiastic union supporter. Fenkner has mysteriously accused the Indy of censorship for not allowing this anti–City Hall video on our website, where in fact it can be seen now. (Indy Senior Editor Tyler Hayden originally objected because Fenkner had used Indy images without permission or compensation.) If Fenkner didn’t make the hit piece, then who did? A new shadow group called Not My Mayor, out to stop Murillo at all costs? Looks like it. The front group it’s attributed to — Coalition for Santa Barbara’s Future — however, has yet to register with City Hall, a violation of campaign-finance law. The only contact posted on the Secretary of State’s website is for a Sacramento Republican campaign consultant, Rebecca Luby, who declined to provide the names of any principals, but GOP op Chris Collier — out of Camarillo — is involved. Eight years ago, another Russian banker, Sergey Grishin, also had a profound impact on Santa Barbara politics. Grishin donated $50,000 to the mayoral campaign of former Chamber of Commerce president Steve Cushman, which allowed Cushman to take just enough votes away from then–mayoral hopeful, über-conservative Dale Francisco, who was bankrolled by Texas billionaire and former S.B. rez Randall Van Wolfswinkel to the tune of $500,000. This battle of titans allowed moderate Dem Helene Schneider to squeak in as mayor. The rest, as they say, is history. In the meantime, make your own history. Vote.

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tarting this week, you’ll spend a couple extra bucks to fill up your gas tank — a spurt of inflation that some Republicans hope will power their party’s comeback in California. The first installment on a massive $52 billion spending bill, passed in Sacramento last spring, came due on November 1, as the state imposed at the pump a 12-cents-a-gallon increase in the gasoline excise tax. As it did, a coalition of conservatives launched a referendum campaign to repeal the tax, along with the rest of Senate Bill 1. The measure authorizes a decade’s worth of higher transportation taxes and fees, not only on gas but also on vehicle registrations and diesel fuel. “With the momentum we’ve gathered over the past six months, our grassroots effort to repeal the gas tax is kicking into high gear,” said Carl DeMaio, a San Diego radio yakker and reformed politician who’s leading the charge for the Reform California campaign. “When the gas tax hits Californians,” he added, “the issue goes from the theoretical to the real, and our grassroots coalition powering the real initiative will only continue to grow.” This being the Republican Party in the Era of Trump, however, internecine complications already are ensuing.

petition signatures to make the 2018 ballot. Other key elements of the traditional GOP alliance already are vowing to spend millions to defeat the repeal plan, however.

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• GOP state chair Jim Brulte is all-in on the measure, because: Why not? At a time of Democratic hegemony in California, Republican registration continues a drip-drip-drip decline — party voters now represent just 26 percent of the state’s electorate, barely above decline-to-state independents. • Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield, along with most of California’s 13 other Republican members, also have signed on; at the very least, having the gas-tax repeal on next year’s ballot might boost Republican turnout in a midterm election when national Democrats are heavily targeting nine GOP incumbents in the state. • A laundry list of large, and historically Republican, business organizations and interests backed passage of SB 1, however, because of the promise of an improved state transportation system that would benefit them financially. This group, organized as Fix Our Roads, has warned the gas-tax repeal crowd that they’re prepared to spend tens of millions of dollars opposing the bid to gut the gas-tax infrastructure program.

“If this measure qualifies for the ballot, there will certainly — Carl DeMaio be a $30- to $40-million-dollar campaign against it,” Rob Stutzman, a Sacramento politiThe 43-year-old DeMaio — the first cal consultant who advises the business openly gay local official in San Diego group, which includes the state Chamber history—served on City Council from of Commerce, said last week. “Gas-tax 2008-2012, but later lost close races, both repeals will actually work against Repubfor mayor and for Congress. The latter licans at the ballot next November.” campaign was marked by rancorous sexual harassment charges from former Coarsening the discourse. Adding aides and allies. to the intraparty conflicts, there actually In his latest incarnation, DeMaio are two proposed gas-tax repeal initiahosts a Limbaugh-knockoff program on tives being circulated. The second comes drive-time AM radio. Consistent with from Orange County Republican Assemthe role of right-wing media guerilla, he’s blymember Travis Allen, who’s promotembraced the gas-tax repeal as a cultural ing his own version while running for as much as a purely political issue, cast- governor. As reported by the state politics webing it as a cause that cuts across partisan lines and could boost the GOP, as did the site CALmatters, Allen last week did a iconic Proposition 13 property-tax initia- rip job on Fix Our Roads worthy of The tive in the 1970s. Donald himself, labeling an assortment A host of elected and institutional of age-old Republican interest groups as Republicans have rushed to support the “special interest thugs.” repeal effort, which needs 585,407 valid — Jerry Roberts So there’s that.

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Sarah Elizabeth (Watson) Pendergast 07/27/43-10/29/17

Sarah Elizabeth (Watson) Pendergast of Independence, Missouri, formerly of Louisiana, Texas, Massachusetts, Alabama, and California, passed away on October 29, 2017. Sally was born July 27, 1943, in Lafayette, Louisiana, to Roy and Anna Watson as the twin sister of Molly. Sally is survived by her sister, Molly, her four children and their wives, Jim and Betsy, John and Claire, Joe and Janine, Tom and Gracie, and six grandchildren, Megan, Macey, Mae, Quinn, Morris, and Max. A memorial service will be held at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, Missouri, at 1:00 PM, Saturday, November 4, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations in the name of Sally Pendergast may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C., 20090-6011, www.ALZ.org.

With great passion for the outdoors, Ginny loved hiking and backpacked many segments of the John Muir Trail. Some of her happiest times were spent huddled with friends and family around the camp stove. Ginny enjoyed road trips and travel, and spent this March driving with husband Bill from Santiago, Chile to Tierra del Fuego via Argentina and Patagonia. Ginny was a great adventurer, never shied from a challenge, and inspired those around her to try to keep up. Ginny was a natural caregiver. She consistently put the care of others first, and her acts of kindness and hospitality were limited only by the number of hours in the day. Ginny treasured family and friends as well as animals, playing "mom" to many dogs, cats, and, at one point, a herd of thirty alpacas. With her nursing training, she was able to handle most veterinary duties and successfully helped deliver baby alpacas when the need arose. Every little creature gave her great joy. She is survived by her husband Bill, sons Mike (Alina) and Dave (Sarah), mother Andrea, brother Eric (Martha), and sister Nancy (Vince). We thank all the doctors, nurses, and technicians who extended Ginny's last days and made them rewarding and comfortable. Friends are encouraged to donate in her name to their favorite charity, the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, Hospice of Santa Barbara, or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care.

Jack Crane

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Virginia L. “Ginny” Smith 03/17/48-10/15/17

Ginny passed peacefully at home in the arms of loving family at sunrise October 15 after a valiant fight with breast cancer. She was born March 17, 1948 in Pasadena, CA to Bruce and Andrea Smith. She graduated from Monrovia High School, attended Citrus College, and graduated with a degree in biology from Cal Poly, Pomona. Ginny became a respiratory therapist in Los Angeles before moving to Goleta, where she worked for the Institute of Environmental Stress at UCSB. Concurrently she took nursing classes and earned a degree through the SBCC Nursing Program, all while raising her two sons, whom she adored. In 1989, Ginny started her RN career in the operating room at St. Francis Hospital. She loved the pace, challenge, and camaraderie of the O.R. and dedicated her nursing life to that specialty. She assisted in surgeries at Cottage Outpatient Surgery until this past July, when her illness no longer allowed her to work. 18

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Jack Crane passed away peacefully on October 4, 2017, in Long Beach, California. Jack was born on July 25, 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the oldest of three boys born to his parents, Lex and Grace Crane. His father, Lex, was a Unitarian-Universalist minister and when Jack was eleven years old, the family moved to Santa Barbara for Lex to take over the ministry at the Unitarian Church on Santa Barbara Street. Jack attended Santa Barbara High School, graduating in 1964, and went on to UCSB. After graduating from UCSB, he spent a year at UC Berkeley studying English literature. He later went on to Harvard Divinity School earning a Master’s Degree in Theology In 1970, Jack attended his first Alcoholic Anonymous meeting. Between then and 1977, he was in and out of countless detox centers and sat through hundreds of recovery meetings. He said that he wasn’t sure why, but in 1977 he finally got clean and sober. Three years later with his life getting back on track, he married and had two daughters, Molly and Allie, who

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were the lights of his life. With a young family to support, Jack decided to go back to school and in 1982 moved the family to Boston, where he attended Harvard Divinity School. Jack loved being at Harvard and felt right at home. It was a perfect fit for him at exactly the right time. As part of his degree requirements, he was required to perform various community services. Since he was fluent in Spanish, he began working at a halfway house in Cambridge, counseling their Spanish-speaking residents. He loved the work and found that he was quite good at it. He graduated from Harvard in 1988 with a Master’s Degree and the intention of finding work ministering as his father had. After graduation, the Cranes moved back to Santa Barbara to be closer to their families. Although Jack had come back to California with the idea of working at a Unitarian Church in the area, he found himself running a program targeting homeless veterans, and quickly realized that drug and alcohol addictions were the first problems that needed to be solved. He learned how to write government grants for funding his projects and was successful in opening up the Hotel de Riviera for Vietnam vets and street people suffering from mental illness. At the time it opened, there were a handful of homeless shelters for Vietnam veterans throughout the country but the Santa Barbara program was the only one designed for veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. Jack, as head of the Homeless Veterans Projects, stated that “we’ve found that homeless veterans seem to fare better when they are living with other veterans than those who live alone.” The Hotel de Riviera continues to this day to provide housing for vets and for those suffering from mental illness. Jack also helped start a program called First Steps which was designed to keep addicted pregnant women drug-free at least until their children were born and participated in an on-going effort to open the Casa Rosa residential detox. In addition, with the help of his friend Joe Rajkovich, Jack opened the Haley Street Center which offered free counseling and 12-step recovery programs to street people and the homeless. As an adjunct to the Haley Street Center, Jack helped to create and operate the Santa Barbara Sobering Center located at 17 E. Haley Street, which is still open, providing an alternative to jail for drunk individuals which, in the opinion of the arresting officers, have not committed any other crime, will not physically resist, and are not a flight risk. Throughout his adult life, Jack was dedicated to helping people get sober and finding alternatives to living on the street. He always had faith that people could eventually learn a better healthier way to live. Jack was an optimist often stating “Relapse doesn’t mean the end of recovery, it’s part of the recovery process.” In 1990, he was recognized for this effort by being named a Local Hero in the Santa Barbara Independent. It was an honor he was extremely proud of.

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Jack is survived by his daughters Molly Tooley (James) and Allie Crane Corrigan (Daniel), his grandchildren, Summer Grace Tooley and Curren James Tooley, brother Doug (Lisa), niece and nephew, Kirra Crane and Alex Crane, and by everyone in the Santa Barbara recovering community that was such an important part of his life.

Christian M. F. Brun 10/03/20-10/10/17

Christian M. F. Brun, 97, passed away peacefully on October 10, in Santa Barbara, CA. He is survived by his loving wife, Jane Carey Fristoe Brun, his step sons Noel and Christopher Korten, his son Erik Brun and their spouses, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also missed by his loving cousins in Norway; Dagmar Dolmen, Solveig Brøndbo, Randi Øren, Torhild Moen, Kari Moen, Knut Erling Moen, Per Harald Brun, Arne Martin Brun, Ragnhild Bergestig and their families. He was preceded in death by his stepson Kenneth Korten. Christian Magnus From Brun was born in Norway on October 3, 1920 to Aage, of Kolvereid, and Petra (From), of Overhalla and baptized at the Nidaros Domkirke. They immigrated on board the Steamer Bergensfjord, through Ellis Island in 1923. Sponsored by Petra’s brothers, Aage found work in a saw mill, the family first settled in Laramie, Dubois and Dunoir, Wyoming, following Tie Hack Lumber camps on the Wind River and then to mills in Everett and Longview, Washington. He graduated from Everett High School in 1939 as Vice President of his class and attended the University of Washington. He entered the US Army in December 1942 and joined the 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate), composed of Norwegians Citizens and Norwegian Americans. They trained as Mountain and Ski Troopers at Camp Hale, Colorado. He received his citizenship in uniform at nearby Leadville, Colo-

rado. Christian served in Company C of the 99th Infantry Battalion in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, with First US Army. The Battalion later served under Third US Army as part of the 474th Infantry Regiment (Separate) in France, Germany and Norway. He participated in five campaigns, receiving the Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Belgian Fourragère and the Norwegian WWII Participant Medal. After the war, Christian completed his studies at University of Washington, entered library school at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill on his G.I. Bill, and began his career as a Librarian and Archivist at University of Pennsylvania. Christian then accepted a position at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library in Ann Arbor, where he met his Wife Jane Carey. In 1963, they moved to Goleta, CA, when Christian became the Head of Special Collections and University Archivist at the University of California Santa Barbara Library, where he served until his retirement in 1990. For the next twenty-seven years they enjoyed their retirement, traveled, enjoyed movies, read widely and devoured their morning newspapers. Christian was the co-author of Maps and Charts Published in America Before 1800: A Bibliography and authored many articles and pamphlets on American History, rare maps and antiquarian documents. He was a founding and long-time member of the Santa Barbara Corral of Westerners International and was proud to have known so many dear friends and Library supporters like Dame Lotte Lehman, Pearl Chase, Hobart Skofield, David Lavender and Jay Monaghan. To this day, he is remembered by his University and Library family as a knowledgeable, kind, honorable and trusted friend. Donations can be made in Christian’s memory to the 99th Infantry Battalion Educational Foundation, www.99battalion.org. The family wishes to thank Bill Urbany and Katerina Zamyatina and their associates, who have showed such friendship, compassion and professionalism over these last few years. Following a private memorial, Christian has been laid to rest at Los Osos Memorial Park.

Catherine M. Lara (Renner) 06/24/29-10/24/17

Catherine M. Lara (Renner) born June 24, 1929 and passed away October 24, 2017 evening in Portland, Ore. She was preceded in death by 4 sisters and 3 brothers and her son, Genaro Lara. She is survived by her son, Eugene Renner of Washington State and many grandchildren, nephews and nieces. She was a long time resident of Santa Barbara and a long time employee of the Santa Barbara District Attorney's office, where she was known for her humor and hot salsa. She was a Jehovah's Witnesses and was instrumental in acquainting many, including to her family to the teachings of the Bible. She was generous and funny. We enjoyed her many stories and her "persnickety" self. Services to be held later.


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At a very young age, animals found their way into Whit’s heart, and she was devoted to helping and fighter. She met the world with a blue nurturing them. From creating her very own pethue but despite all odds and expecta- sitting business, Whit’s End, to volunteering countless tions had an immeasurable will to live. hours at ASAP (Animal Shelter Assistance Program), Just a day after being born with a severe congenital Whitney never stopped advocating for all of her furry heart condition, Whitney was adopted by Vicki Lin- friends. She adopted a special-needs cat, Romeo, as a delof and John Wallace. Vicki became her champion brother to her Bubba, and these two fur babies gave through countless hospital visits and surgeries, her her countless moments of joy, fully depicted in countconfidant and guide through the tough years of ado- less Facebook posts of their every move. She also took lescence, and her rock and best friend as she grew into on the important task of caring for neonate kittens an incredible young woman. requiring round-the-clock care. Despite the physiPhysically, Whitney’s condition was limiting as only cal and emotional exhaustion, as some didn’t sur“diluted” oxygen flowed through her bloodstream. vive, Whit committed herself to them with the same After multiple surgeries, a pulmonary artery was strength and resilience she displayed in every step of transplanted in 1997. For the first time her blood was her own journey. Throughout her bold life, it was no secret that Whit fully oxygenated, and Whitney lost her blue hue. To the outside world, the immense amount of work it enjoyed and often demanded the spotlight. Her love took to keep this little girl alive would have seemed of attention was one of her most endearing qualities; burdensome and in some moments entirely hopeless. it was never rooted in selfishness but instead in the To Whitney and her family, nothing was impossible. intense desire to experience and embrace everything She embodied the spirit of an old soul. With an incred- available to her. Her outgoing, magnetic personalible team of relentless doctors at UCLA, paired with ity eventually led her to the stage doing improv and her own fierce determination to live, Whitney spent stand-up comedy and hosting many unforgettable 31 beautiful years touching the lives of people and karaoke nights around Santa Barbara. She was a spitanimals alike. fire; a gingersnap; a firecracker; Big Red; the feisty, crazy cat lady. She even dyed her hair in a fierce, vibrant red that matched her spirit. It was her signature. Whit was a force of brilliant, blazing, uncontainable light and fire who refused to be limited by a difficult, big heart within a very fragile body. Instead, Whit approached everything in her life with intensity. Her physical abilities may have required her to walk instead of run, but any physical shortcomings were overshadowed by her unwavering inclusiveness. It was seen in the way she loved her family and friends with complete abandon and in the way she welcomed new people into her world. BORN A FIGHTER: Whitney Lindelof was a force of uncontainable light and fire I have never met anyone who lived who refused to be limited by a difficult, big heart within a very fragile body. their life with such awe-inspiring authenticity. Whit was extraordiOther than her delicate frame and the large scars nary in every sense of the word. On July 22, she passed away suddenly at home, she proudly wore, you would never have known that Whitney lived with physical limitations. She held her without fear, only anticipation of the wonderful day own with her five siblings: Jake, Luke, Mack, Buck, and ahead. After a hard journey but a fully cherished life, Raleigh, who loved, teased, and defended one another her big heart couldn’t fight any longer. while developing fierce bonds of family. Alongside In the months that have passed since that day, the them, she met her match in her feisty yet devoted overwhelming outpouring from people sharing the Uncle George. Her quick tongue and sharp humor ways in which Whit touched and influenced their appeared as quickly as her first words and greatly lives has been one of the greatest gifts and comforts. influenced her no-nonsense approach to life. If Whit- Whitney will be missed every day, but her unfiltered ney had an opinion, you were going to hear it, without messages of thankfulness, love, honesty, and persesugarcoating. She relished moments where an aptly verance will continue to live on in the hearts of the vulgar or brutally honest statement could evoke a little many people and animals that had the brief privilege discomfort. She was a girl with no apologies, perhaps of knowing her. Whit would never have settled for because life had given none to her, at least physically. anything less. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, But Whitney never faced her circumstances with fear, bitterness, or regret. From this unbridled honesty November 4, at Butterfly Beach, beginning at 5 p.m. came an even greater capacity for empathy, compas- All are invited to join in honoring this incredible sion, fearless adoration, and gratitude in everything human. As Whitney would have said: “Thank you, she did and toward every living thing she met. Whit- all you beautiful people. 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June Lane Christensen June 24, 1926-September 5, 2017

Beloved Santa Barbara Dance Teacher Passes On

June Lane Christensen was known to thousands of students over her 59-year teaching career in Santa Barbara. In 1954 she started teaching modern dance at Santa Barbara High School, acting as choreographer for numerous school musicals and summer programs through ‘Youth Theater Productions’ (YTP), inspiring future professional performers, most notably Alonzo King of Lines Ballet in San Francisco. During her last 3 years at SB High, June created an alternative ‘Learning Center’ for students who were dropping out of school until retiring in 1981. In 1980, inspired by international research on education and brain development, June and local resident Pat McClure formed a consulting practice called ‘The Human Curriculum,' an educational approach based on not just “what is taught” but on “how we learn”, to actualize each student’s unique gifts and intelligence. “Movement is our first language. It is essential to learning, to memorization, to selfexpression, and is the key to our health and well being.” June also taught ‘Moving Consciously’ for 30 years through Continuing Education, a class based on her studies of dance, therapeutic movement and the sensory awareness techniques of Charlotte Selver. June finally retired at age 86 after teaching her last series of classes at La Casa de Maria. June was born in Oakland, California on June 24, 1926, to Lola and Everett Hellwegen and sister Lolita. As a child, having seen Isadora Duncan perform on the streets of Oakland, she knew she wanted to be a dancer. In 1936 the family moved to Santa Barbara and later to Long Beach where June attended Long Beach High. She graduated with honors and became a student at UCSB when its campus was still located on the Rivera, majoring in Physical Education and receiving a Minor in Dance. 20

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In 1945 June married World War II Veteran Dan Rice. The newly married couple moved to North Carolina to attend the iconic Black Mountain College. June studied dance with Katherine Litz and Merce Cunningham while working as the school dietician. At Black Mountain her marriage to Dan ended and her partnership with English and music student Mervin Lane began. The two moved to New York City where they married and June continued her dance training with Martha Graham, coincidently a graduate of Santa Barbara High School. In 1950 the couple moved to Santa Barbara with a dream of starting an art center for children. They purchased land on Mountain Drive where they hand built an adobe house with a grand dance and music studio, which sadly burned in the Tea Fire. In the early 1950’s June also performed as a puppeteer and organized modern dance troupes coming on tour to Santa Barbara. She often recounted her early attempts to fill the Lobero Theater. “I’d be lucky if 100 people showed up. Now I attend the extraordinary line up of UCSB Art and Lecture Dance Companies who pass through our town each season. It brings tears to my eyes to see auditoriums packed full, knowing how treasured dance has become in recent years to the Santa Barbara community!” In the mid 1960’s as teaching careers took off, June and Mervin parted ways. In 1973 June married Robert (Chris) Christensen, a diver instructor and pioneer of the marine technology program at SB City College. The two shared a deep love of nature and remained devoted until his passing in 2013. When not teaching the two could be found gardening, backpacking in the Sierras, fishing and spending time in their beloved California wilderness. June cultivated a deep spiritual life, spending many years at the Vedanta Temple meditating and honoring the sacredness of our Earth community. When asked about her career June would say, “I am an artist who has served the spirit of dance, the craft of carving out space, and the art of letting go. I discovered early on it is not about the solo performer. It is about relationship and what is generated in the ever changing space between us that matters - on stage and in daily life. This is where magic happens.”

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June embodied this right to the end, teaching her friends and family who surrounded her that death is simply “a different kind of dance”, one that for her was a celebration and greeted with open arms. She is survived by her children Nathan Lane and Katherine Lane Collis, along with the families of John, Lisa, and Susan Gollink Christensen, grandchildren Lara, Taran, Brian, Kaylen, Alise, Zechariah, Steven, Reaya and great grandson Bodhi whom she called Sky Chief. A CelebrAtion Ation of June’s A life will be held on november 5 from 4 - 6pm. pleAse CAll (805) 969-2990 for det detAils And to rsvp. rsvp

There are certain people in our lives who radiate with such clarity that a line of demarcation is drawn between before and after meeting them. Because of meeting them something in you is awakened. Their luminance allows us to see ourselves in new ways, and opens unseen portals of possibility. June Lane Christensen was one of those people in my life. She was a beacon of joy that showed through her example that there are many ways of living life; and no matter what your choice, including the happiness of others had to be a part of it. I learned from June that life was chiefly service and devotion. The first time I looked in on her dance class I was struck by her gargantuan enthusiasm. She was loving what she was doing. She was steadily teaching but zoomed right into my eyes and her face smiled welcome and her heart said ‘you’re home’. Her warmth was an embrace that was opposite the critical eye and competitiveness of physical battery that awaited me in the boys gym. I was witnessing a room of living poetry. A poetry that I was familiar with and had known most of my life. I immediately switched gym for dance class, purchased some tights downtown, and was in the room the next day. Feeling nothing but support I waxed in her loving guideance, created my first choreo graphic work that year, and chose a life in dance. In ancient cultures teachers and farmers were lauded as high positions in the community. Teachers nurtured souls and revealed life’s meanings. Farmers nurtured mother earth, understood her cycles and fed the community. June was both a great teacher and a great farmer, and I am ever indebted to her for shining on me. Unending love and gratitude to you June . Alonzo King, Founder and Choreographer for Lines Ballet Company in San Francisco


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love Los Angeles. It’s a big reason why we started the band, in that it’s a love letter to the city,” said La Santa Cecilia percussionist Miguel “Oso” Ramírez in an interview with the Santa Barbara Independent. The City of Angels may be where (most of) the members of the band — which also include Marisol “La Marisoul” Hernández, José “Pepe” Carlos, and Alex Bendaña — were born, raised, and live, but their roots reach deep into Mexico’s soil. Long before they became a Grammy Award–winning group, the four musicians were immersed in the melodies of Mexico and Latin culture. “We all busked on the street, on Olvera Street especially, playing traditional bolero, ranchera,” explained Ramírez. “We grew up with this music.” In a nod to its heritage, La Santa Cecilia’s latest offering, a video recording called Amar y Vivir, is a visual and aural triumph that sees the band performing traditional numbers in various Mexico City locations.“The concept was through our producer, Sebastian Krys,” said Ramirez.“He’s been with the band for a long time, almost since the beginning. Before [La Santa Cecilia], we all worked as working musicians doing traditional music … So our producer was like, ‘Why don’t we go back to the essence of the work you guys were doing and record it live on the street, maybe in Mexico City?’ We got pretty excited about the idea, and that’s what we did.” Santa Barbarans get the opportunity to hear and see La Santa Cecilia play live when they come to town as part of UCSB Arts & Lectures’ Día de los Muertos Tour Friday, November 3, which also includes performances by Mexrrissey and Mariachi Flor de Toloache. On a recent Friday, I spoke over the phone to Ramirez while he was in Washington, D.C., with the band, which was playing at the Library of Congress that night. We chat-

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ted about making Amar y Vivir, politics, and what Día de los Muertos means to him.

What is unique and extraordinary about Amar y Vivir is how it connects the music with the place, giving the songs more context. That [record] was really special for us

because we’ve never had a production that big. We showed up to Mexico, and there were huge generator trucks and makeup trucks and all these cameras and all these people. I don’t think we could have afforded that production here in the States. Mexico made it possible, and besides making it possible financially, it made it possible through this magic of being in the streets of Mexico and bringing all these different locations of Mexico City … We did on average two shoots a day, but the heavy days we were doing three, and so we recorded the whole thing in five days. And if you’ve ever been to Mexico City, it’s like, oh man, hustle and bustle nonstop traffic all day. So it was just crazy. It was a feat in itself just to be able to make it happen logistically.

How has this visual album been received? The thing that

happened intentionally and unintentionally was the project connected people to the soul of the band — where we come from as a group, as individuals. Our musical and educational base comes so much from that music, and to be able to bridge it with the actual location and bring up the soul of that location with the music was something really special. I think everybody involved is superproud of the project and the outcome. … We’ve always been singing our original music and mixing genres … That [Amar y Vivir] can kind of take people back to our traditional base is, I think, a very special moment.

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Cempasúchil: The name of a wild marigold

that grows in southern Mexico, these flowers are a popular addition to ofrendas due to their brilliant orange colors. The flower’s Aztec legend involves two young lovers; when the boy dies in war, the girl asks the sun god to be reunited with him. She is turned into this 20-petal flower, whose colors are like the sun, and the boy instantly comes back as a hummingbird. Other common altar flowers are bright red cockscomb and white baby’s breath.

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Mictecacihuatl: The “Lady of the Dead” in Aztec mythology, this queen ruled over the afterlife in the underworld with her husband. The legend explains that she was born but then sacrificed as an infant. Represented by a skull with mouth open, in order to swallow stars during the day, she presides over Día de los Muertos, as she did for ancient Aztec rituals centuries ago.

Pan de Muerto: Sweet pastries with cross-

bones and teardrop on top, these are left for the dead on ofrendas. (See “Bread of the Dead” on page 25 of this issue for more.)

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Sugar Skulls: These common altar pieces are quite labor intensive, often

relying on sugar molds that have been passed down through the generations. Italian missionaries brought sugar art to the New World in the 17th century, and Mexicans quickly adopted their own style, adding folk-art touches of bright color, large smiles, and special adornments. Handmade versions are dying out in favor of machine-made ones.

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If the dizzying number of bread-inspired Mexican proverbs is any indication, the cultural significance of flour and water is not one Mexicanos take lightly. Add to that an estimated 1,000 varieties of regional bread from Chihuahua to Chiapas, and it becomes clear that the 30,000-year-old food enjoys a reverence in Mexico up there with Our Lady of Guadalupe and mariachi folk music. So when it comes to national holidays, it seems fit-

ting that a specialty bread should accompany every traditional festivity, and Día de los Muertos is no exception. “We start preparing pan de muerto in late October and can’t keep it on our shelves for the two weeks leading up to November 2,” said Rosa Guajardo of La Bella Rosa Bakery (1411 San Andres St. and 7127 Hollister Ave., Ste. 18, Goleta), referring to one of the holiday’s most iconic staples: a brioche-like bread Santa Barbara’s decorated with crossbones and tearMexican Bakeries Offer drops that is placed on the altar of a Día de los Muertos deceased family member as an ofrenda, Specialties or offering. Guajardo—a fifth-generation baker whose family hails from by Ninette Paloma Guadalajara—tops her loaves, which

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are made with a heavily guarded family recipe, with a generous brushing of jarabe de naranja, a luscious orange syrup, before dusting them with sugar.“We’ve been making these in Santa Barbara for over 33 years and are excited to have such a loyal community following,” she added. Steeped in Mesoamerican symbolism, from the round shape signifying the cycle of life and death to the crossbones’ points representing the four directions of the universe, pan de muerto can be found in one of more than half a dozen panaderías around the city, each one offering a distinctive take on the customary flour, yeast, and egg tradition. Visiting one offers residents an authentic slice of Santa Barbara culture often overlooked among a sea of modern bakery counters and downtown specialty shops. These are neighborhood meeting places, as witnessed on an early Monday morning when I pulled into the parking lot of Panadería Veronica (201 S. Milpas St.) to find three stout men leaning against a Chevy pickup truck clutching small cups of chocolate caliente and divvying up the contents of a bakery bag. “Buenos días,” one of them called out, lifting a sugarcoated hand in my direction as he held the door open to the bakery’s sprawling digs on Santa Barbara’s Eastside. Inside, rows of perfectly browned pan dulce and outsized galletas beckon customers to grab a metal tray and set of tongs for a self-service trip around Mexico’s regional specialties, including cookie-crusted conchas (the bakery’s most popular item) to a cornflour sweet bread aptly named elotito (little corn). Here, the pan de muerto is loaded with chewy orange zest and topped with a Technicolor sprinkling of pink and green sugar, making it the most bedazzled bread I encountered on my morning panadería

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crawl. By stark contrast, the postage-stampsized Los Tarascos Bakery and Deli (314 E. Haley St.) specializes in the earthy flavors of pan integral, whole-wheat offerings of traditional favorites like empanadas filled with guava paste and cinnamon-spiked apple, and a pan de muerto perfumed with anise and studded with sesame seeds. If the selection (and pronunciations) can feel a bit overwhelming, Guajardo encourages the uninitiated to let their eyes do the picking. “There’s something here for everyone, and nothing is too sweet to feel overindulgent,” she assured, before adding, “Order a hot chocolate and a pan or two for dipping, and mingle with your neighbors.” 0


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You’re in town as part of a Día de los Muertos celebration. Do you have any personal memories or particular feelings about Remembrance Day? It’s a big part of our culture. It’s a thing that we’ve always celebrated regardless

of whether or not the band was happening. It’s a holiday that in Mexico people [take to] honor their ancestors and those who passed away in their family. They go to that cemetery in a very quiet way and honor them by taking them their favorite foods, or their favorite drink, or just spending time with them and taking them food and spending the night with them. In our culture there’s not really a separation between life and death; I think “La Marisoul” [it’s] a very beautiful thing that we celebrate life every day, but we also celebrate death. To be here in the States and see that people are celebrating [Día de los Muertos] all over the country now, I think that a lot of it is a vanity aspect of being able to dress up and paint your face like a calavera, and that’s cool. But for us, we want to try to get more toward the meaning of what it really is and how people understand that. We’ve been doing what we call a muerto tour for the last few years now, so for us to be asked to be a part of this Día de Los Muertos tour just made a lot of sense.

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Some of your original tunes reflect social issues. Do you think that you’re a political band? No. We started speaking out

on things out of necessity. One of our band members was undocumented in the United States for over 25 years, and we felt the need to talk about it. He had the courage to come out of the shadows and say,“Yeah, I’m undocumented. This is my story.” It was such an empowering thing for him and for our community because they saw someone who was in a position with a lot to lose, actually … We wrote “ICE El Hielo,” which speaks of the deportation process and separation of families, and we aligned with some really cool groups like NDLON, which is the National Day Laborer Organizing Network in Los Angeles. Also, our label got behind it. It was a huge deal for us because it showed how beautiful and how powerful it is to utilize your voice in music and to speak out on things. It was a huge turning point for our group. I still don’t call ourselves a political band because I just feel like we’re sharing the stories of what happens from within our community. Not all of our songs are political. The majority are about love and the ups and downs of life. It just happens to be that we have some very powerful political songs …. Since 2013, we’ve been on that path of getting behind causes or writing songs about things that are happening because we’re living in some very difficult times. I don’t see how you can keep your mouth shut. 0

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or more than a decade, comedian Samantha Bee added a female point of view to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’s boys’ club. Now, as the host of TBS’s Full Frontal, Bee continues to provide a voice of infuriated rationality in her satiric read of news from around the world. Emmynominated and named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2017, Bee has a platform — and she uses it to call bullpucky on the more ludicrous aspects of society, from small-town stages to elite levels of government. I recently spoke over the phone with Bee, who will be in Santa Barbara Thursday, November 9, about her role in late-night news, the president, the #MeToo social-media movement, and how she the finds funny in it all. Tell me about Full Frontal. Are you “fake news”? Quite the contrary, really. A huge proportion of our staff comes from the world of journalism. We hired a lot of actual journalists when we started the show because the one thing we wanted to do was make sure that … we were being factual. We have an amazing fact-checker, and we fact-check throughout the process to make sure we’re locked down tight. I’m speaking in an inflammatory way, and I don’t want to be wrong about the things that I’m saying.

What do you think of crowd-generated awareness campaigns on social media? For instance, #MeToo is women (and men) acknowledging (by tagging) their stories of sexual harassment and assault. I think they’re great. I mean, I would put myself in the #MeToo category. There’s not a single woman in this office that hasn’t had somebody masturbate in front of them. We did a survey. I think I had my first flasher in the 1st grade. I remember it. I came to the school yard and he totally flashed me and played with himself! And no one ran screaming; we just ran and got a teacher, and the teacher chased the guy away. There are people who have had trauma, and there are people like me who’ve just had the routine exposure to people doing crazy things. In the case of something like #MeToo, if it accomplished the task of making people see that more people than they think have experienced harassment, then why not?

Do you think of yourself more as a comedian or a newsperson? [Full Frontal] is definitely first and foremost a comedy show. But we’re rooted in reality. We’re making jokes, and comedy is the priority; that’s the only thing that separates us from being strictly activist. And trying to make jokes adds an extra layer of challenge. We’re always walking a line, but we always want to be on the right side of history and the right side of fact.

Do you think campaigns such as #MeToo or the women coming forward publicly against Harvey Weinstein are creating change? I do, in the sense that I see more people coming forward. It’s still not without risk … What a difficult decision to make! It can be fraught with worry, and I’m sure it’s something people weigh very carefully. But I think increasingly people have grown impatient and are at their wit’s end — and are done protecting people who’ve harassed them. I think it’s totally appropriate and we’re evolving in the right direction. I don’t mean to say that it solves these problems; it certainly doesn’t. I think it’s been brave of the men who’ve been harassed sexually who have come forward, too. I think anything you can do to create a culture in which people are talking about things that are happening — sharing their experience to destigmatize it for others — I don’t see how it could be a bad thing.

Full Frontal seems rooted in truth, as opposed to some other “infotainment” shows and personalities. I’m thinking about Alex Jones from Infowars or Megyn Kelly. How is their work different from yours? What’s the balance of truth to entertainment in your work? I think it can be two things at the same time. From my personal perspective, we’re more on the analysis than the hysteria side of things. I think that there’s a cynicism there. People may look at me and say,“You’re so cynical about the world!” But I think the deeper cynicism is in tricking people, and preying on people’s gullibility to make a career for yourself. That’s something I don’t do, and something I would never do. Our president. How did this happen? Don’t ask me; I tried to make it not happen! I did my best. I did everything I knew how to do. It’s not my fault! We don’t blame you. We’re just looking for answers. I think we’re past the point of needing to find answers. Now we’re just trying to deal with the fallout. I’ve been asking myself how it happened for a long time. Now I’m like … I acknowledge that it happened. Now what? Now what, indeed. What’s the next step? I have no clue! And you’re dealing with the NorCal wildfires. We literally have a president now who doesn’t think he’s the president of all America. How do you deal with someone who doesn’t think he’s also the president of California? You’re the first woman to host a late-night satirical news show, and your TV persona has a strong feminist energy. Have you felt any

resistance throughout your career to having a woman in your role? I’ve encountered so much utter resistance to having a career, but not in a way that felt particular to my gender. When you’re in this profession, rejection is par for the course. It’s something you have to process very quickly and eliminate from your psyche, or you won’t survive. So who knows what proportion of rejection has been because of something like, I didn’t fit some impossible beauty standard. I can’t say that I’ve had a specific instance in which someone said,“I’m not into your ‘woman’ stuff.” … I don’t see my feminism as a reaction to some event or a feeling of being persecuted. I see it as a natural part of myself that I want, [for instance], the same pay for men and women for doing the same job. It’s in my DNA, as opposed to being separate from who I am or a reaction to something.

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We’ve covered some depressing topics. How do you find the comedy in all of this? It’s not always obvious. We have meetings on a daily basis where we’re breaking apart the worst stories and trying to find a way to tell jokes about them. But those are the stories that mean something to us as a staff. Our interests are based in the news … It’s not a pop-culture show. We’re passionate about the stories that we tell, but it’s really challenging to find humor.

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11/2: Artist Reception: Thore H. Edgren Meet the artist, a k a T.H.E. Barkman, as you view his abstract collages made from the bark of the weeping paperbark tree. The exhibit shows through November 30. 5:30-7:30pm. Faulkner Gallery West, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Call 967-4001. facebook.com/thoredgren

11/2: 1st Thursday Pop-Up Show: A Window to the Arts The Squire Foundation and Silo118 are cohosting this event where more than a dozen artists will create masterpieces in one night of frenetic painting as an opportunity for us to observe the magic that becomes a large-scale work. 5pm. 927 State St. Call (301) 379-4669. silo118.com

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Thursday 11/2 11/2: Fiestas de Otoño y Día de los Muertos Join the celebration of our races, of autumn, and of Day of the Dead with altars, raspados (shaved ice), performers, music, face painting, a kids’ craft area, and food and beverages for sale. 5-9pm. La Casa de la Raza, 601 E. Montecito St. Free. Call 965-8581.

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Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None The students of San Marcos High School will bring you this compelling mystery about a group of 10 strangers who are lured to the mysterious Soldier Island and then learn they are suspects in the disappearance of their host. There’s a looming voice on a record player, a foreboding poem, poison, no phone, no way off the island, and suspense in this whodunit escapade. Thu.Sat.: 7pm; Sun.: 2pm. San Marcos High School, 4750 Hollister Ave. $6-$12. Call 967-4581 x5568. shopsmroyals.org

11/2: Artist Reception: Yuliya Lennon Come meet the artist, whose ment populists. Pre-signed books will be available for purchase. 4pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. Free. Call 893-3535.

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11/2: Robert Reich: How Did We Get Into This Mess? Reclaiming Our Economy and Our Democracy

November 12. Check the website for a full schedule. Various locations throughout Ojai. $8-$175. Call 640-1947.

style today follows the techniques of the old masters and is inspired by music, dance, and movement. There will be live music and complimentary wine. The exhibit shows through December 31. 5-8pm. Lady McClintock Studios, 1221 State St., Ste. 6. Free. Call 845-0030.

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11/2: Artist Reception: John Nava: Painting and Tapestry This exhibition will mark the debut of a body of work that began in 2011 and culminates in one of the artist’s masterworks: a monumental, 27-foot-long tapestry depicting contemporary beach life at Surfer’s Point in Ventura using Georges Seurat’s iconic “A Sunday Afternoon on La Grande Jatte” as a point of inspiration, as well as a series of preparatory works created by the artist during the past six years. The exhibit shows through December 31. 5-8pm. Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery, 11 E. Anapamu St. Free. Call 730-1460.

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11/2-11/8: Ojai Film Festival Now in its 18th year, the festival will screen animated films, documentaries, narrative features and shorts, and more. There will be special events, such as a Lifetime Achievement Award for Ed Asner, and Women in Film will present Cloris Leachman in her Legacy Film biopic followed by a Q&A with the actress. The festival goes through

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Robert Reich, professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, is the author of 15 books, including Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future. In his latest best seller, Saving Capitalism, Reich examines the widening political divide between establishment elites and anti-establish-

11/2: Exhibit Opening: Fantasia This exhibit brings together works by three established gallery artists — András Györfi from Hungary, Ana Marini from Argentina, and Julia Pinkham from California — who explore in their paintings fantasy and storytelling in a wide range of styles, from realistic to totally abstract. The exhibit shows through December 3. Artamo Gallery, 11 W. Anapamu St. Free. Call 568-1400. artamogallery.com

11/3, 11/5: Opera S.B.: Manon This scandalous tale of love, lust, and greed is set amid the courtly opulence of 18th-century France. Jules Massenet’s five-act opéra comique relates the moving story of a young woman torn between the yearnings of her heart and the trappings of wealth and is by turns playful, seductive, and poignant. This production will feature the company’s most elaborate costuming to date, on loan from Opera Australia. Fri.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 2:30pm. The Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. $29-$204. Call 899-2222. Read more on p. 51.

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Cry-Baby: The Musical Come watch Baltimore of the 1950s meet the electrifying talent of S.B. High School in this jump-jiving Tony nominee based on the 1990 John Waters cult-classic film. This delightfully demented show follows star-crossed lovers Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker, the coolest bad boy in Baltimore with a good cause — truth, justice, and the pursuit of rock and roll — and the square rich girl Allison, who turns her back on her squeaky-clean boyfriend. Don’t miss this rebellious teen comedy event! The show runs through November 12. Fri.: 7pm; Sat.: 2 and 6:30pm; Sun.: 2pm. S.B. High School Theatre, 700 E. Anapamu St. $10-$25. Call 966-9101 x5029. sbhstheatre.com

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possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard (Harrison Ford) hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants and is drawn to a mystery woman whose secrets may undermine his soul in this definitive version of Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi classic. 1-3pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Rated R. Call 564-5641.

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11/3-11/4: SBCC Dance Presents: Collective Collaborative S.B. City College Dance presents an evening of dance encompassing a wide variety of movement, dance styles, and technique. Nine dance

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11/2: Opening Reception: Journeys to Light and Peace This poignant exhibition celebrates the lives of Holocaust survivors and refugees, with a fresh and artistic approach on life, hope, and renewal rather than focusing on the death, destruction, and exile that many experienced. There will be remarks from resident curator Lynn M. Holley, appetizers, wine, and music from area classical pianist Bryan Tari. The exhibit shows through December 31. 5-8pm. Bronfman Family Jewish Community Ctr., 524 Chapala St. Free. Call 957-1115. jewishsantabarbara.org

11/2: Opening Reception: S.B. Printmakers Members Exhibition This annual exhibition will feature distinctive hand-pulled prints made using traditional techniques such as linocut, woodcut, screen printing, etching, lithograph, collagraph, monoprint, and monotype, as well as contemporary techniques like digital editing and photopolymer etching. The exhibit shows through November 29. 5-7pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Call 455-4787. sbprintmakers.com

11/3: Sound Tracks: A Musical Conversation This curated conversation will discuss the songs that shaped the lives of musical artist Camilo Lara and singer/songwriter Ceci Bastida of Mexrrissey. RSVP on the website. Noon1pm. Mary Craig Auditorium, S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St. Free. Call 963-4364. tickets.sbma.net

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MusIc of nOte Steve Werner, who may be a member of notorious biker band the Fryed Brothers Band, will perform a rare solo show. 7:30pm. Cambridge Drive Church, 550 Cambridge Dr., Goleta. $15-18. Call 964-0436.

11/4: KCSB-FM Presents Julia Holter and Birote the Musical As part of the UC Radio Network Conference, the public is invited to Storke Tower for a courtyard concert featuring L.A.-based Julia Holter, who recently released In the Same Room (a full-length album of unique pop-style compositions), along with experimental folkpunk band from San Dimas, Birote the Musical. 6-8pm. KCSB Courtyard, Storke Tower, UCSB. Free.

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11/4-11/5: S.B. Master Chorale: Requiem for the Living The S.B. Master Chorale will present Requiem for the Living by the young American composer Dan Forrest. On the same program will be the ever-popular Requiem in D Minor by Gabriel Fauré with soprano Christine Hollinger as the featured soloist for this performance. Sat.: 7:30pm; Sun.: 3pm. First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St. Free-$22. Call 682-6516.

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11/4: An Evening with Bryan Tari and Lina Loi

Opera Santa Barbara will perform another crowd-pleasing pop-up performance featuring a French repertoire. 5:306pm. Ridley-Tree Gallery, S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St. Free. Call 963-4364. sbma.net

Virtuoso concert pianist Bryan Tari will combine his exceptional talents with vocalist Lina Loi, an Atlantic Records recording artist discovered by Stevie Wonder, to create a unique blending of classical piano, opera, jazz, and R&B to bring back a nearly forgotten style of stage performing. The show will feature great show tunes and jazz standards from the 1920s, ’30s, and ’40s, as well as solo pieces from Bryan Tari and Loi, who will sing selections ranging from Puccini to Gershwin classics to Billie Holliday favorites. 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. GA: $38-$48; VIP: $68. Call 963-0761. lobero.org

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mune, a k a Grant Eadie, from Bellingham, Washington, combines surfy guitar licks and down-tempo percussion with classically influenced viola melodies that make his music both easy and complex at the same time. Opening the show will be Dave B with his old-school-hardcore sound. 7pm. Velvet Jones, 423 State St. $12. Call 965-8676.

11/4: Hollywood U2: Dargan’s 20th Anniversary Bash Come celebrate 20 years of one of S.B.’s favorite Irish

11/2: Ekali Recently signed by Skrillex, Toronto producer Ekali just dropped his first EP single,“Babylon,” with Denzel Curry and will be in S.B. with his remixes and originals, which have millions of plays. 9pm. Eos Lounge, 500 Anacapa St. $15. Ages 21+. Call 564-2410. eoslounge.com 11/2: Pop-Up Opera, Chamber Music Singers

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11/3: War This funk/R&B/rock band has been around since the early ’70s, with its breakout hit, “Spill the Wine,” and its Latin fusion sound is still played today. Sing along to all your favorites like “Low Rider,”“Summer,”“The Cisco Kid,” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” 8pm. Chumash Casino Resort, 3400 E. Hwy. 246, Santa Ynez. $25-$45. Ages 21+. Call (800) 248-6274. chumashcasino.com 11/3: Stolen Thunder This four-piece alt-rock band formed in S.B. in 2011 and, after a few member changes, is touring in support of its debut EP, Desire. 7:30pm. Standing Sun Winery, 92 Second St. Unit D, Buellton. Free-$5. Call 691-9413. standingsunwines.com

11/3: Cambridge Drive Concert Series: Rebecca Folsom, Steve Werner Boulder singer/songwriter Rebecca Folsom will bring her near-four-octave range to tunes that are toe-tapping visions of hope. Folksinger

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renowned composer Emma Lou Diemer’s upcoming 90th birthday with a program of her works. 3-4:30pm. Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State St. Free. sbmusicclub.org

restaurants and pubs with Hollywood U2, “The World’s Greatest U2 Tribute Band.” 10pm. Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St. $20. Ages 21+. Call 568-0702.

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11/5: Dennis McNeil: A Cabaret Evening of Story and Song Known for his Irish charm and golden voice, Dennis McNeil will sing some of the finest melodies from Ireland and America while weaving Irish humor with touching stories. 7pm. New Vic, 33 W. Victoria St. $22.

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11/7: Pete RG, Jimmy Argyropoulos L.A.’s Pete RG has a distinct sound and rich baritone and is out with his debut full-length, Tender Souls, that was just released on September 23rd and is loaded with high-quality rock. Jimmy Argyropoulos opens. 7:30pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St. $10-$12. Call 962-7776.

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saTurday 11/4 11/4: Fall Family Day Come to the garden on this day for free admission and shaved ice from Kona Ice for all kids ages 17 and younger, as well as scavenger hunts, S.B. Botanic Garden–led adventures, story time in the Garden Shop, face painting, crafts, and seedling potting in the meadow. 10am-3pm. S.B. Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Rd. Free-$12. Call 682-4726.

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11/4: 7th Annual Tosh Saves the World Charity Show Daniel Tosh, star of the Comedy Central series Tosh.0, will host a performance with proceeds benefiting Make a Wish, Houston Harris County Animal Shelter, DAWG, Santa Maria Humane Society, Best Friends Animal Society, and the Foodbank of S.B. County. 8pm. The Arlington Theatre, 1317 State St. $75. Mature content. Call 963-4408.

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11/4: Maker Workshop: Catapults! Ancient siege engines were

marvels of engineering and destruction, but your catapults will be made out of popsicle sticks and more fun and playful as you launch pom poms and cotton balls. All ages are welcome to learn about levers and simple machines while joining in a 2,400-year history of launching projectiles. Please call or email to reserve a spot. 1-2pm. Solvang Library, 1745 Mission Dr., Solvang. Free. Children ages 7 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Call 688-4214. Email solvanglibrary@santabarbaraCA.gov.

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11/3-11/5: Mama Afrika Pop-Up Sale This sale features current stock fair-trade, handmade items from women villagers in Africa. A percentage of all sales will benefit the Lompoc Museum. 10am-4pm. Lompoc Museum, 200 S H St., Lompoc. Free. Call 736-3888.

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11/4: Rachel Brown Pop-Up Show This artist’s eye-catching artwork is spread throughout this boutique hotel. Meet the artist and talent behind this amazing animal and abstract art. Noon-4pm. The Landsby, 1576 Mission Dr., Solvang. Free. Call 688-3121. tinyurl.com/RachelBrownPopUp

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11/4-11/5: Mesa Artists Studio Tour Follow the yard signs and red balloons on tour days as the members of the Mesa Artists Studio Tour open their studios for the public to come and visit them in their working environment. Visit the website for a list of studios and to download the map or tour brochure. 11am-4pm. Various locations. Free. santabarbaramesaartists.com

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11/4: Exhibit Opening: Day to Night Artist Wallace Piatt will show his work inspired by industrial environments, layers of old street art, vintage imagery, and chaotic issues using bold colors with a pop-art feel in modern, minimal settings. Look at these juxtaposing visions in person, and make up your own mind. The exhibit shows through December 4. 6-9pm. Elizabeth Gordon Gallery, 15 W. Gutierrez St. Free. Call 963-1157.

11/4: Exhibit Opening: Ceci Bowman This new work is reminiscent of the small town and simple living of the artist’s childhood growing up in Berkeley and spending her summers visiting grandparents in Weaverville and Mount Shasta. The exhibit shows through January 30, 2018. 5-7pm. Wandering Dog Wine Bar, 1539-C Mission Dr., Solvang. Free. Call 686-9126.

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11/7: IMPROVology IMPROVology is a live, family-friendly mashup of science and comedy where comedians mix with animal experts who tell cool stories about fascinating critters, and everyone ends up laughing. This night will host gorilla experts in conjunction with the Western Regional Gorilla Workshop hosted by the S.B. Zoo. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. 7:30-9pm. S.B. Zoo, 500 Niños Dr. $12-$15. Call 962-5339.

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9th Annual Surf Fest and Swap Meet SBCC Women’s Basketball will host this event to raise proceeds for the team. There will be live entertainment, a raffle, activities, and commercial and individual vendors selling new and used products, including surfboards, wetsuits, jewelry, clothing, skin-care products, unique arts and crafts, and skate gear. 10am-3pm. SBCC West Campus (Lot 3), 721 Cliff Dr. Call 680-8039. tinyurl.com/SurfFestSwapMeet

11/4: Dog Walk for Peace Your most trusted, faithful companion can create loads of good karma by receiving pledges from family, friends, and coworkers for participation in our annual fundraiser for a wide range of meditation classes and operating costs at the Mahakankala Buddhist Center. Check in for snack bags and bandanas. 10am. Arroyo Burro Beach (Hendry’s Beach), 2981 Cliff Dr. Free. Call 563-6000.

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of interest by artists such as Edward Borein, Colin Campbell Cooper, Thomas Moran, and more will accompany the lecture. 3-4pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. sbplibrary.org

Monday 11/6 11/6: Tao Meditation and Healing Time Make a date every Monday to learn numerous tools to facilitate the elimination of stress and foster deep and profound inner peace, happiness, and well-being. This interactive and experiential stress-buster session allows participants to experience breathing techniques and meditation and alertness and relaxation at the same time. No experience is required. 5-5:54pm. Conference Rm., Goleta Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Call 964-7878. sbplibrary.org

11/6: HICAP: Medicare Open Enrollment Choices Each year, Medicare Part D

11/5: 8th Annual Chowder Fest Don’t miss this annual event for the area’s best chefs and restaurateurs vying for the bragging rights of “Best Chowder in S.B.” Numerous area wineries and brewers will have their best available to sample, along with live music and both silent and live auctions. Proceeds will benefit the Legal Aid Foundation. 1pm. Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. $60.

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11/5: Centennial Lecture: Jeremy Tessmer: The First Golden Age of Art in S.B. Learn about the development of S.B.’s distinctive visual culture during its first golden age, c. 1915-1930. Images that reflect and defined the city as an emerging place

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Plans change with new plans being added, prices adjusted, and medication formularies changed starting in the new year. Don’t get caught in 2018 in a plan that does not cover your medications and is more expensive than necessary. Join this informative presentation by HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) to better understand this part of Medicare and the upcoming changes in 2018. 1:30-3:30pm. Multipurpose Rm., Goleta Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Call 964-7878. sbplibrary.org

Tuesday 11/7 11/7: Alex Prud’homme Alex Prud’homme, the grandnephew of Paul Child and the coauthor of Julia Child’s autobiography, My Life in France, will sign his new book, France Is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child Child, with more than 200 photographs by Paul Child and personal stories that capture Paul and

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11/2-11/5, 11-8: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club Thu.: Sarah Summer, Jamey Geston, Emily Wryn, Jacob Cole & The Echoes. 8pm. $10. Ages 21+. Fri.: Young Million, Made Up People, Wild Coast. 8:30pm. $5. Sat.: Which One’s Pink? The Most Awesome Pink Floyd Tribute Band Ever. 9pm. $15. Ages 21+. Sun.: A Tribute to Joni Mitchell Featuring Kimberly Ford. 7pm. $15. Wed.: The Floozies: Funk Jesus Tour 2017, The Funk Hunters, Maddy O’Neal. 9pm. $17-$20. Ages 18+. 1221 State St. Call 962-7776.

Golda Meir was Israel’s fourth Prime Minister, from 1969 to 1974. Pnina Lahav’s forthcoming biography, Golda: Through The Gender Lens, evaluates her career as one woman in the company of many men. No other Israeli woman reached this height of political power in Israel, and none managed to survive and persevere in the company of men. Was she a feminist? Could she be? Lahav will cover Golda’s journey, from Kiev and Pinsk, in late 19th century Russia, to Milwaukee, and to Palestine. She will EXPLORE Golda’s meteoric ascent to power, her contribution to the formation of a socialist Israel, and finally her involvement in Israel’s wars as foreign minister and as Prime Minister.

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11/3-11/5: Cold Spring Tavern Fri.: Grass Mountain. 6-9pm. Sat.: Tom Corbett; 1:30-4:30pm. Jumpin’ Blue; 5-8pm. Sun.: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan; 1:15-4pm. Sleeping Dogs; 4:30-7:30pm. 5995 Stagecoach Rd. Free. Call 967-0066. 11/3: Eos Lounge Angelz, Bijou, Ciszack. 9pm. $10-$15. 500 Anacapa St. $10-$15. Ages 21+. Call 564-2410. eoslounge.com

During the course of her legal career, Pnina Lahav has published nearly 50 journal articles and three books, including the critically acclaimed Judgment in Jerusalem: Chief Justice Simon Agranat and the Zionist Century. Winner of Israel’s Seltner Award (1998) and the Gratz College Centennial Book Award (1998), Judgment in Jerusalem was offered as a selection by the History Book Club in the United States and was the subject of a symposium at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law in 1999. Among the prestigious research fellowships that Professor Lahav has earned are a fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation, a grant from the Lipsitt Faculty Research Fund at Boston University and, for the 2000–2001 academic year, a fellowship at the Stanford Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.

11/3-11/4: M.Special Brewing Co. Fri.: O.n.E. 6-9pm. Sat.: Pepe Marquez Band. 6-8pm. 6860 Cortona Dr., Bldg. C., Goleta. Free. Call 968-6500. mspecialbrewco.com 11/3-11/4: Maverick Saloon Fri.: Live Wire, DJ Totem and Friends. Sat.: Mark Roberts Band, DJ Totem and Friends. 8pm. 3687 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Free. Ages 21+. Call 686-4785. mavericksaloon.org 11/3-11/4: Velvet Jones Fri.: Eric Bellinger. 8pm. $20. Sat.: Kimmapalooza with Indica, Retrodemon, Defeating the Purpose, Colonel Angus, The Deveros. 8pm. $10-$15. Ages 21+. 423 State St. velvet-jones.com 11/4: The James Joyce Ulysses Jasz. 7:30-10:30pm. 513 State St. Free. Call 962-4660. sbjamesjoyce.com 11/4-11/5: Mercury Lounge Sat.: Luis Muñoz Jazz Quartet. 8pm. $8. Sun.: CB Brand. 8pm. $6. 5871 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Free. Ages 21+. Call 967-0907.

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orge Salgado had never cut my hair before, and I figured it would end up stiffly puffed-out in that critical transition zone between the sides and top. That’s just what my hair does when cut even the slightest bit too short. And after decades of talk therapy — and by that I mean medicative barbershop banter occasionally overprescribed with transcendental straight-razor treatments — I’ve come to accept that. This time, however, I stepped from the chair without the slightest upheaval of relapse. Salgado had “thinned it out along the temples,” he explained. My hair laid down perfectly. It’s easy to credit Salgado’s skill set with his credentialed Paul Mitchell training and subsequent stints at The Biltmore, Salon U, and downtown’s Wolf’s Head. But it goes much deeper than that. Back in his days

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at San Marcos High School, Salgado and his older brother, Ito, lined up fellow Royals for cheap cuts.“That was a nice little side hustle,” Jorge remembered. “I actually started cutting hair in elementary school,” Salgado’s older brother, Ito, said recently. “Our dad bought a pair of clippers and gave them to us. We all cut our own hair.” That included little sister Lucianna Salgado, who now cuts, colors, and styles at Victorian Salon, under the same downtown roof as The Barber Shop. The space, which opened in June, also offers an upstairs lounge, Americana decor, and beverages on the house. “We’re traditional and classy,” said Jorge. It’s open seven days a week, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and stays open late during downtown’s 1st Thursday events, when the siblings’ mom and dad typically stop by to lend a hand with snacks and drinks. — Keith Hamm

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t the 80th-anniversary celebration of the Santa Barbara Lawn Bowls Club last month, club president Sharron Adams described the year-round activity

on the downtown greens as “a challenging and genteel sport.” No lawn bowler has ever been known to talk trash or offensively mock an opponent like a certain Houston baseball player. “I’ve never found a nasty bowler,” Jo Millett said. “The people are so nice here.” The easygoing nature of the game precludes the possibility of burnout. Lawn bowlers rarely retire. In the case of Millett, Carol Smith, and Pearl Slauterbeck, even serious medical setbacks have not kept them off the greens. They are known as the “Never-Give-Up Girls.” Smith, who turns 90 in December, has been a bowling stalwart since the late 1960s, when she was the city’s adult recreation supervisor. “My boss, Bill Bertka, insisted I learn to bowl,” she said. The club, located on De la Vina Street between Victoria and Anapamu, named the Carol Smith Greens in her honor in 2010. Two years ago, Smith suffered a stroke. An important part of her recovery was to return to lawn bowling.“She surprises me all the time,” said Josie Velasquez, her caregiver. Smith accepts some assistance getting onto the green, and then her years of practice click in as she sends four weighted balls rolling toward the jack, a smaller ball that is the target. Millett, 87, had also been sidelined by a stroke a few years earlier. After being active for decades, the fiffth-generation Santa Barbaran was content to watch the lawn-bowling action — participants of all ages are members, though the majority are mid-lifers — until one day Smith said, “Why don’t you join me?” They become a trio with the addition of Slauterbeck, 86, a veteran of lawn-bowling trips to Australia and Spain. She is a breast-cancer survivor and also has multiple sclerosis.

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ROLLING ALONG: Pearl Slauterbeck (left), Jo Millett, and Carol Smith have been active for decades at the Santa Barbara Lawn Bowls Club.

The women get together at the club every Tuesday and Thursday to engage in a “three for all,” their own modififed competition. Bertka, who was the city’s recreation director and parttime college basketball scout in the ’60s, before the Los Angeles Lakers hired him as an assistant coach, is gratififed to hear that Smith and her cohorts are still rolling along. “We encouraged activities for all ages,” he said. “Any sport that keeps them moving is good. My mother was a lawn bowler until she died at 97.” Bertka turned 90 himself last August. The Lakers have retained him all these years, during which he has collected 10 NBA championship rings. He still commutes from Santa Barbara to L.A. every week.“They call me a special assistant and consultant,” he said. As for this year’s team, he said,“It’s at a formative stage with a lot of nice young pieces.” KERSHOCKED: As I write this, I don’t know how the World Series will turn out. But I am sure that last Sun-

to their once-reliable bullpen? Are the balls juiced, or are the hitters that good? As far as the bullpen goes, the stress of pitching in the World Series wore down the arms that L.A. manager Dave Roberts had used so liberally but effectively during the regular season and early in the playoffs. The trouble began in Game 2, an 11-inning mishmash that was just a preview of Sunday’s blockbuster. Yu Darvish’s short stint in Game 3 forced the relief hurlers to work long and hard to keep the Dodgers in the hunt. They had to come through again late in Game 4 to preserve the win for Alex Wood (and who would have expected the team’s fourth starter to be so masterful?). But after Kershaw faltered, Roberts asked the same men to put out the fifres, and the third time was no charm. Kenta Maeda was burned by Houston mighty mite José Altuve, Brandon Morrow endured a conflagration in the seventh inning, and Kenley Jansen was unable to contain the Astros after the Dodgers rallied heroically to tie the score in the ninth. “Those guys couldn’t eat right-handed, let alone throw a pitch,” observed Bill Pintard, the Santa Barbara Foresters manager. “If the Dodgers lose the Series, people will look at Roberts’s use of the pen.” Baseball is an expectation-defying sport. For every sure thing, there is an absolute surprise. That is the maddening beauty of it. I’ll always remember Vin Scully’s great anecdote about one of the most heartbreaking episodes in Dodgers history. He was a youngster on the club’s broadcasting team in 1951 when Bobby Thomson of the Giants hit an improbable three-run homer, known as the “shot heard ’round the world,” to steal the pennant away from the Dodgers. Scully was dispatched to the clubhouse after the game. He saw Ralph Branca, who had given up Thomson’s homer, prostrate on the steps. In the training room, Pee Wee Reese and Jackie Robinson were on separate tables. As Scully told it: “All of a sudden Pee Wee said, ‘You know, Jackie, what’s always amazed me?’ And Jackie said, ‘What, Pee Wee?’ And he said, ‘After all these years, that this game hasn’t driven me crazy.’ ” HOMECOMING WEEKEND: Besides playing for league championships and postseason playoff berths, three high school football teams will celebrate homecoming festivities this week. The Santa Barbara Dons need a win over Buena on Thursday night, November 2, at SBCC’s La Playa Stadium to secure a top-two spot in the Channel League. Dos Pueblos, which clinched at least a tie for the title by defeating the Dons 31-19 last week, will go for its ninth straight win at home Friday night against San Marcos. Also Friday, the top-ranked (CIF Division 6) Bishop Diego Cardinals will try to go 10-0 in a Tri-Valley League showdown against Grace Brethren at La Playa. SBCC will also have a homecoming when the Vaqueros host L.A. Pierce in a 1 p.m. football game Saturday, November 4. At halftime, Santa Barbara’s 1982 Mission Bowl championship team will be honored. They will be joined by other players from the ’70s and ’80s in a postgame barbecue and reunion at the Carriage Museum. Call 646-9657 for information.

day’s Game will go down as one of the epic baseball games in history. It was a rollercoaster ride that thundered for more than fifve hours, intermittently lifting a team to exultation or John plunging it into despair. It began with two estimable pitchers on the mound and turned into a frenzy of homers and doubles, 11/3-11/4: College Women’s Volleyball: William Jessup and Menlo at with a crazy triple thrown in, Westmont In their final home matches of the season, the nationally ranked Warriors will try to extend their 28-match winning streak in the Golden State Athletic Conference. Junior and ended with Alex Bregman’s middle blocker Libby Dahlberg’s attack percentage of .426 leads the GSAC and ranks third single sending a pinch runin the NAIA. Four seniors will be honored at Friday night’s game. After the Saturday match ner home in the bottom of the against Menlo, Westmont will be the top-seeded team in the conference tournament at The 10th inning for a 13-12 Houston Master’s University and will aim for the NAIA nationals starting November 27 in Sioux City, victory. Iowa. Fri.: 7:30pm; Sat.: 2pm. Murchison Gym, Westmont College, 955 La Paz Rd. Free-$8. The wonderments abound. Call 565-6010. Why was Dodgers ace Clayton

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a representative from Outback Steakhouse at 5690 Calle Real, Goleta, who told me their lease is up for renewal next month and that rent was increased so much that they won’t be able to stay. I was told that the restaurant will be closing permanently on November 12. They hope to relocate somewhere else in town, but it won’t happen any time soon, if it happens at all. FRANKLAND’S COMING TO COAST VILLAGE: Reader

Primetime sent me a tip that Frankland’s Crab & Company, billed as “a modern American shell shack,” is coming very soon to 1295 Coast Village Road, inside the Montecito Inn. I am told that it is ready to open and is awaiting a final permit from Santa Barbara. Chef Phillip FrankCathy Murillo land Lee is opening multiple restaurants at the Montecito Inn, including Monarch and Scratch Restaurants in the former home of Montecito Café. Frankland’s menu focuses on fresh seafood, including Local Ridgeback, Snow Crab Claws, Maine Lobster, White Gulf Prawns, Wild-Caught King Crab Legs, and freshly shucked Fried Oysters and Clams. A variety of sandwiches, burgers, and fried side dishes are also available, in addition to Fish and Chips. Chef Lee opened his first Frankland’s last May at 16101 Ventura Boulevard, Encino. Visit franklandscrab andcompany.com.

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11 BAR 29 1134 Chapala Street, 805-884-4701 Bar 29 presents original photography by Ben Pecorari. Pecorari was born and raised in Santa Barbara, where his passion for photography began. After attending Savannah College of Art and Design, Ben toured the country with his band, capturing the candid and poignant moments of life and music on the road. 12 ARTAMO GALLERY 11 West Anapamu Street, 805-568-1400 •Under the title “FANTASIA” ARTAMO GALLERY brings together works by three established gallery artists — András Györfi from Hungary, Ana Marini from Argentina, and Julia Pinkham from California — who explore in their paintings surrealistic fantasy and storytelling in a wide range from realistic to totally abstract style and manner. 13 SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART 1130 State Street, 805-963-4364 • On November 2, 5:30 – 6 pm, Opera Santa Barbara returns for another crowd-pleasing pop-up performance featuring a French Repertoire in the Museum’s Ridley Tree Gallery. Visitors are also invited to make a family-friendly art project, inspired by “Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now”, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, in the Family Resource Center. 14 GALLERY 113 1114 State Street, La Arcada Court #8, 805-965-6611 • Members of the Santa Barbara Art Association exhibit in this gallery. Artist of the Month is Suemae Lin Willhite. Featured Artists include Linda Nelson, Kimberly Smith, Lena Savage, and Carol Roullard on the mezzanine and Jo Anne Sharpe and Rebecca Stebbins downstairs. 15 AUGUST RIDGE VINEYARDS 5 East Figueroa Street, 805-770-8442 • Transport yourself to Italy with August Ridge Vineyards! Taste our delicious Nebbiolo while learning the history of this wonderful grape in Italy and California. Enjoy past vintages as well as a barrel tasting of our recent harvest. $5 from every tasting goes to our local animal shelters! Times: 5:30pm, 7pm. 16 FUZION GALLERY & BOUTIQUE 1115 State Street, 805-687-6401 • Reefer Madness!! We are pleased to bring you this event in conjunction with SBIFF celebrating the end of prohibition! We will be showcasing some early films that blazed the way, libations and snacks included. 17 SILO118 ART GALLERY 927 State Street, 301-379-4669 • You are invited to see and mingle with artists as they complete large-scale canvasses in one day! This event will give audiences an appreciation for what artists need to calculate as they navigate the intricacies of creating mural sized paintings. 18 SLINGSHOT GALLERY 220 West Canon Perdido Street, 805-770-3878 • SlingShot gallery presents “Creative Spirit,” an exhibition featuring “The Coming Of The Holy Spirit” by Jeff Working. Enjoy a glass of Ojai Vineyard wine and sneak a peek of the fabulous items on hand for our November 11th Wine & Art auction. Worth the walk a few blocks off State. 19 YES DANCE 705 Paseo Nuevo, 805-669-7098 • Presenting Return to Spacks Street 108. Please join us to honor Santa Barbara’s Artist and First Poet Laureate, Barry Spacks. This 1st Thursday we will be hosting an art sale and exhibit of over 50 of his original paintings for the benefit of Yes Dance and our community! 20 TE AMO ESTATE & FINE JEWELRY 811 State Street, Suite G, 805-845-7558 • Te Amo presents “The Gaviota Coast” by Olga Hotujac, a collection of impressionist landscapes of the Gaviota Coast created in a heavy impasto technique while working en plein air. Live painting demonstration by the artist during the reception. 21 SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL MUSEUM 136 East De la Guerra Street, 805-966-1601 • Sacred Art in the Age of Contact: bringing together objects dating from the first decades following the Chumash’s first contact with the Spanish. Together, these materials offer a fuller picture of the relationship between art and spirituality in both Chumash and Spanish traditions. Presented as part of the collaborative exhibition, Pacific Standard Time. 22 SANTA BARBARA WINE THERAPY 732 State Street, 805-637-7492 • Santa Barbara Wine Therapy is the place for local wine, local beer, local art, and local music. You may have noticed the key word is local! We’re here to provide a place for you to spend time with your friends and check out the best Santa Barbara has to offer!

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There’s no doubt that these Disney Hall orchestral concerts involve impressive programs. Josefowicz has really taken to Francesconi’s 29-minute piece, which she world-premiered with Susanna Mälkki and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Stockholm in 2014, and which the L.A. Phil website describes as “hallucinogenic.” After all, when she played Adams’s potent feminist anthem Scheherezade.2 with the Chicago Philharmonic in March under the baton of Salonen, the reception was ecstatic. The Chicago Tri- Leila Josefowicz bune’s classical critic John von Rhein wrote that “Josefowicz played the long, challenging solo part from memory and did so with a ferocious technical command and commitment that are uniquely hers.” So, yes, it will be very much worth the time and effort it takes to get from Santa Monica to downtown L.A. on a Friday or Saturday at 7 p.m., but as for me, I’ll take my commute from San Roque to Montecito any day, and I’ll also stand by the recital program that Josefowicz will perform for Arts & Lectures, which includes Sergei Prokofiev’s magnificent (and dark) Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 80 along with extravagant and rarely heard pieces by Bernd Alois Zimmermann and Kaija Saariaho.

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ccasionally someone will ask me what makes Santa Barbara special when it comes to culture. A responsible answer would take hours, and the person asking is not ordinarily in the mood for a lecture—they want a soundbite. My standard response goes like this: “In Santa Barbara, we see the same artists as in New York or Los Angeles, but we sit closer, we pay less for our tickets, and we don’t drive far or sit in traffic to reach the show.” That usually does the trick. As a case in point, take the Leila Josefowicz recital with pianist John Novacek that UCSB Arts & Lectures will present at the Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall on November 8. Josefowicz can make a strong claim to being the most influential performer of premieres in classical music today. In an era marked by a proliferation of great new compositions, she stands apart as the go-to violinist for major composers. Those who write significant, challenging music for violin and orchestra require a soloist who is capable not only of learning and performing fiendishly difficult parts, but of commanding a stage, competing sonically with a first-rate orchestra, and delivering the emotional content of the piece. For bigtime composers such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, John Adams, and most recently, Luca Francesconi, Josefowicz is that performer. Last week, she played the U.S. premiere of Francesconi’s Duende –The Dark Notes at Disney Hall with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. And this week, to return to my premise, she’s in Santa Barbara for a violin and piano recital at the Music Academy of the West’s ultra-luxurious jewel-box venue, Hahn Hall.

The concert kicks off A&L’s Up Close & Musical series for the 2017-18 season, a group of four adventurous shows all scheduled for Hahn Hall. Next up is Korean superstar pianist Seong-Jin Cho on Tuesday, November 14, followed by the Calidore String Quartet on February 11, 2018, and the ravishing young soprano Julia Bullock accompanied by pianist John Arida on April 3, 2018. If you make it out to any one of these shows — and you should go to all of them — be sure to thank the Up Close & Musical series sponsor, Dr. Bob Weinman. In his brightred Converse and loud-print trousers, he’s easy to spot. You might also see Weinman in Disney Hall from time to time, as well, but why drive all the way down there just to get what we’ve got right here? —Charles Donelan UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Leila Josefowicz with pianist John Novacek at the Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall (1070 Fairway Rd.) on Wednesday, November 8, at 7 p.m. Call 893-3535 or visit artsandlectures.ucsb.edu.

‘Our ladies l Of Guadalupe’ Mural “I really wanted to honor the beauty and strength of women across different phases of life,” said Lindsey Ross, whose 14-by-20-foot photographic mural of eight Guadalupe women — diverse in age, ethnicity, and occupation — now decorates the side of the historic Far Western Tavern building (pictured above). I spoke to Ross, who owns a studio in the Santa Barbara Funk Zone and is an artist in residence with the Squire Foundation, just days before the installation of this new work, titled “Our Ladies of Guadalupe.”

Tell me more about your “wet-plate collodion” style? It was the reigning photographic process from about 1850-1890 and requires a darkroom on-site. Basically, you’re sensitizing a plate of metal to make a tintype or a plate of glass to make an ambrotype …You develop it on-site because it has to be shot and developed while it’s still wet. So I have about a 10-minute window.

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One major aspect of the Pacific Standard Time initiative currently blessing Santa Barbara with an abundance of great Latin American and Latinx art is that it invites community participation. On Friday, November 3, from 5:30-8 p.m., artist Pablo Helguera will be at SBCAST on Garden Street to consult with area residents about what should be included in a public address designed to reveal what they embrace and what they reject about the city at this moment in history. Towns up and down the west coasts of both North and South America have been participating in Helguera’s mobile art project, “The School of Panamerican Unrest,” since 2006, when he drove a van from Alaska to Patagonia asking people along the way to collaborate with him on these impromptu documents that express their feelings about where they live. If you are interested in participating, let Helguera know by calling 893-2951 or by sending an email to lgarcia@museum.ucsb.edu. —CD

The mural is going to consist of a grid of [the women’s] portraits. We’ve scanned the photos at a high resolution, and Color Services is printing each photo to be 12 times its original size, so it’s five-by-seven feet. So it’s going to be a 14-by-20-foot mural.

You applied the photo to the wall yourself? That’s got to be physically exhausting. Yes, there’s a performance element to this. [Laughs.] I always have to have some type of element of physical strain in my work. It helps to keeps me focused and in the physical world. —Elena White

“Our Ladies of Guadalupe” can be viewed at 899 Guadalupe Street, Guadalupe. Lindsey Ross’s photography studio, La Chambre Photographique, is at 214 Helena Avenue. Visit the-alchemistress.com.

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OH NO, COQUETTE: Sarah Coburn as Manon receives affection from Harold Meers as des Grieux in OSB’s Manon.

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he coloratura soprano Sarah Coburn Now, a decade later, Coburn commands makes her Santa Barbara debut this leading roles with the world’s top companies, Friday and Sunday in Opera Santa Bar- including a turn in the title part of Lucia di bara’s Manon. Massenet’s popular classic offers Lamermoor at Glimmerglass Opera in New sopranos one of the most challenging roles in York. As for the role of Manon, Coburn said the standard repertoire. It’s a five-act feast of that she was excited to be taking it on for the ravishing late-19th-century first time here in Santa French music, and the title Barbara, and that she was character, who appears in thrilled that she “waited almost every scene, is a to do it because it requires such stamina.” Her prepaclassic example of the type known as a demimondaine ration included reading — an irresistible young the original novel for clues woman who loses her repuas to the heroine’s perby Charles Donelan tation through lack of guidsonality and motivations, ance and a susceptibility to a study from which she passion, and thus can never again be accepted learned that “Massenet’s treatment is much in polite society. Massenet was one of several softer. Manon is much more badly behaved composers who adapted the Abbé Prévost in the novel, and the character of her lover, novel for the operatic stage, and despite sig- des Grieux, is more fully developed.” Asked nificant competition from no less a rival than whether she believed that Manon deserved Puccini, Massenet’s version remains a favorite to have her life shattered so completely on worldwide, especially among those who prefer account of what she had done, Coburn the more lyrical French approach to the form. replied that it was painful “to see her stripped When I spoke with Coburn last week by of all those things that she wanted,” but that phone, she was delighted to be back together in a way this was necessary to reveal the real with one of her favorite conductors, Kostis person beneath. Protopapas. They collaborated at Tulsa Opera, “When I think about what Manon goes where Protopapas was involved first as asso- through, I try to remember what it’s like to ciate conductor and chorusmaster from be her age,” said Coburn. “I picture myself at 2001-2007, and then as artistic director and 18 going off to college,” she added, and that eventually executive director from 2007-2013. helps her to discover the life of this vulnerable Coburn also has deep roots in that area, as she young woman. Acts Three and Four represent graduated from Oklahoma State University a “marathon” for the singer in terms of their and her father, Tom Coburn, was the state’s vocal demands, but, Coburn hastened to add, junior United States Senator from 2005-2015. “one thing is for certain about this character At a young age, Sarah Coburn won recogni- — she’s never dull.” Opera Santa Barbara will tion for her singing through the Metropolitan undoubtedly pull out all the stops with sumpOpera’s National Council Auditions, and she tuous Belle Époque costumes and multiple made her Met debut in 2007 as Princess Yue- gorgeous sets to represent the various luxuriYang in the world-premiere production of Tan ous interiors through which Manon pursues her dreams of love and comfort. Dun’s The First Emperor.

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music or some kind of weird performance or something with one of our parents’ video cameras. The videos are a direct extension of things that we made as kids, basically.

It looks like the show is a little bit different than usual. This is definitely a different type of show for us. We are live-scoring our videos, which means that we will be playing live and The videos are so fun but wouldn’t be as engaging in sync to our videos while they play above if your music wasn’t as dynamic as it is. For us, us [on a screen]. The idea came to us a couple the music has always been the bedrock and years ago. I had gone to see a live scoring of the place of origin for the rest of the OK the silent film Dracula—the 1931 version with Go world to bloom from.… We certainly Bela Lugosi. … Philip Glass had been com- started as a very traditional rock band missioned to write a new in Chicago. We did all of score for the film. He was the traditional rock band there conducting the Krothings. We made records; nos Quartet as they played BringS Live Show to UCSB we went on tour; we got signed to a label. I think his score…. I started thinkthe thing that gave us the ing, “We make a lot of short by Michelle Drown films. We play all that music. confidence to really follow We could totally go and do the ideas that excite us the this.”… Most people experience our videos most and stay truest to ourselves is when on their phone. Maybe the computer. I just the first two videos that we made on our started thinking, “It’d be pretty cool to create own made it onto the internet. There was a an experience for us and for an audience to backyard dancing video for a song called “A come and see these videos in a larger-than- Million Ways to Be Cruel,” which was really life kind of way.” …We did our first two trial a rehearsal tape for a dance that we were runs last month. It worked really, really well. doing live.…When we saw that people actu…We do other things besides playing live to ally liked those things, it really gave us the the videos. We break out from that a bit and confidence to be like,“Okay, we really should do question-and-answer sessions with the just follow our hearts on this and really make audience. We take a break from it completely the things that we think are fun to make.” … and play a song with the audience. We do a Also, I think musically we started doing that little bit of recreating of the videos live at a as well. If you listen to our first record versus couple different points …. It’s turning into a our fourth record, there is a bit of a stylistic difference. I think [from] record to record we fairly immersive performance. have become truer and truer to what we like I was reading that you and Damian met at Interlo- musically. We’ve become truer and truer to chen Arts Camp. What programs were you studying? what we like visually as well. Yeah, we met at Interlochen Arts Camp in ’89, I think it was. We were 11. I was there for musi- In your video “Upside Down & Inside Out” you’re in a cal theater. … Damian was there for visual plane. Were you really flying around with no gravity? arts, but he was a sculptor/painter type…. We were in what they call a vomit comet.… It That’s where we became friends. I grew up in goes about 30,000 feet up in the air, and then Michigan. Damian grew up in Washington, it takes a 15,000-foot dive in about 27 seconds. D.C. We spent summers together at Inter- We did 21 flights. For those 27 seconds when lochen. the plane is diving, you’re experiencing simulated zero gravity, basically. Musical theater and visual art — both elements are represented in your videos. Those were The things you do for your art. Everyone around certainly our interests as kids. Also, he and I us was throwing up. I saw a lot of people just bonded over music, and we bonded over throw up. We were spared. It was not a coma love of making things together. We always fortable feeling. There was vomit behind the made crazy stuff together, whether it was camera for sure.

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n mostly good ways, we’re in a state of arrested development of about 12 years old,” said Tim Nordwind, a founding member of the alt-rock/pop band OK Go. Its youthful sense of whimsy shows in its playful and amusing videos, beginning with its wildly popular choreographed treadmill dance in 2007’s “Here It Goes Again.” It was so inventive, OK Go won a Grammy Award for it. Since then, the group — which also includes Damian Kulash, Dan Konopka, and Andy Ross—has been creating catchy tunes and captivating videos and a catalog that includes four albums. I recently spoke with Nordwind over the phone about OK Go’s music, muses, and upcoming show in Santa Barbara.

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that the novel loses a bit of steam whenever we are away from her perspective. The book’s setting allows Phillips to riff on a number of strong themes: morality versus instinct, freedom versus captivity, mother mothering versus masculine aggression. Not surprisingly, the shooters show as little respect for animals as they do for humans, and some of the most disturbing description occurs in the scenes where zoo creatures are killed. Packaged as a “literary thriller,” Fierce Kingdom provides plenty of thrills — it’s an old-fashioned page-turner—but Phillips also writes with eloquence and real insight into the conflicts facing her characters. The most pronounced ethical dilemmas come when Joan must decide how much effort to expend on saving anyone other than her own son. Her choices aren’t always the expected ones, and Fierce Kingdom, happily, avoids welltrodden narrative pathways, taking readers for a wilder, darker ride. — David Starkey

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(Mar. 21-Apr. 19): The U.S. Civil War ended in 1865. A veteran from that conflict later produced a daughter, Irene Triplett, who is still alive today and collecting his pension. In the coming months, I foresee you being able to take advantage of a comparable phenomenon, although it may be more metaphorical. Blessings from bygone times, perhaps even from the distant past, will be available to you. But you’ll have to be alert and know where to look. So now might be a good time to learn more about your ancestors, ruminate exuberantly about your own history, study the lives of your dead heroes, and maybe even tune in to your previous incarnations.

(June 21-July 22): In accordance with the astrological omens, I recommend you indulge in any or all of the following exercises: (1) Dedicate an entire day to performing acts of love. (2) Buy yourself flowers, sing yourself a song, and tell yourself a story about why you’re so beautiful. (3) Explain your deeply felt opinion with so much passion and logic that you change the mind of a person who had previously disagreed with you. (4) Make a pilgrimage to a sacred spot you want to be influenced by. (5). Buy a drink for everyone in a bar or café.

a bit when the planet Jupiter made a lucky transit to an aspect in my personal horoscope. It really did seem like my chances of winning the lottery were unusually high. I started dreaming about the educational amusements I’d pursue if I got a huge influx of cash. I opened my mind to expansive future possibilities that I had previously been closed to. So even though I didn’t actually get a windfall during this favorable financial phase, I was glad I’d entertained the fantasy. In alignment with current astrological omens, Libra, here’s the moral of the story for you: Meditate on what educational amusements you’d seek if you had more money.

(Dec. 22-Jan. 19): In the lore of ancient Greek mythology, the god Prometheus stole fire from his fellow deities and sneakily gave it to us humans. Before our patron provided us with this natural treasure, we poor creatures had no access to it. As I gaze out at your possibilities in the coming months, Capricorn, I foresee you having Promethean inclinations. Your ability to bestow blessings, spread benevolence, and do good deeds will be at a peak. Unlike Prometheus, however, I don’t expect you’ll get into trouble for your generosity. Just the opposite!

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SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): In the early stages of Johnny Cash’s development as a musician, his mother hired a coach to give him singing lessons. But after a few meetings, the teacher counseled him to quit. Johnny’s style was so unique, the seasoned pro thought it better not to tamper with his natural sound. I hesitate to offer you comparable advice, Scorpio. I’m a big believer in the value of enhancing one’s innate talents with training and education. On the other hand, my assessment of your destiny between now and October 2018 impels me to offer a suggestion: It may be useful for you to give some credence to the perspective of Johnny Cash’s voice coach. Make sure you guard and revere your distinctiveness.

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(July 23-Aug. 22): “Dear Rob: I saw a photo of you recently, and I realized that you have a scar on your face. I hope you don’t mind me telling you it resembles an ancient Mayan hieroglyph that means ‘Builder of Bridges for Those Who Are Seeking Home.’ Did you know this? If so, do you think it’s an accurate title for what you do? —Renegade Leo Scholar.” Dear Scholar: Thanks for your observation. I don’t know if I fully deserve the title “Builder of Bridges for Those Who Are Seeking Home,” but it does describe the role I’m hoping to play for Leos. The coming weeks will be an excellent time for your tribe to clarify and cultivate your notion of home.

TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20): “I wasn’t in the market to buy a Day-Glo plastic fish from a street vendor,” testified a witty guy named Jef on Facebook, “but that’s exactly what I did. The seller said he found it in someone’s trash. He wanted 50 cents for it, but I talked him up to a dollar. The best part is the expression on the fish’s face. It’s from Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream.’” I bring this testimony to your attention, Taurus, because I feel it’s good role modeling for you. In the coming days, I bet you won’t know exactly what you’re looking for until you find it. This prize may not be highly valued by anyone else but you. And it will amuse you and be of use to you in just the right ways.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Where are Chinese gooseberries grown? In New Zealand. What is a camel’s hairbrush made of? Squirrel fur. When England and France waged their Hundred Years’ War, how long did it last? One hundred sixteen years. When do Russians celebrate their October Revolution? In November. Trick answers like these are likely to be a recurring theme for you in the coming weeks, Gemini. That’s why I advise you NOT to be a Master of the Obvious. Homework: Meditate on death not as the end of physical life, but as a metaphor for shedding what’s outworn. In that light, what’s the best death you’ve experienced? Freewillastrology.com

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Author Clarissa Pinkola Estés encourages us to purge any tendencies we might have to think of ourselves as hounded animals; angry, wounded victims; leaky vessels aching to be filled; or broken creatures yearning for rescue. It so happens that now is a perfect time for you to perform this purgation. You have maximum power to revise your self-image so that it resounds with more poise, selfsufficiency, and sovereignty.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): I used to scoff at people who played the lottery. The chance of winning big is almost nil. Why not invest one’s hopes in more pragmatic schemes to generate money? But my opinion softened

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): I used to nurture a grudge against Tony Pastorini. He was the high school math teacher who kicked me out of the extracurricular Calculus Club because my proofs were too “intuitive and unorthodox.” The shock of his rejection drove me away from a subject I had been passionate about. Eventually, though, I came to realize what a good deed he had done. It would have been a mistake for me to keep specializing in math—I was destined to study literature and psychology and mythology—but it took Pastorini to correct my course. Now, Sagittarius, I invite you to make a similar shift of attitude. What debt of gratitude do you owe a person you have thought of as a source of frustration or obstruction?

CAPRICORN

(Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Here’s a parable you may find useful. An armchair explorer is unexpectedly given a chance to embark on an adventure she has only read and dreamed about. But she hesitates on the brink of seizing her opportunity. She asks herself, “Do I really want to risk having ragged reality corrupt the beautiful fantasy I’ve built up in my mind’s eye?” In the end she takes the gamble. She embarks on the adventure. And ragged reality does in fact partially corrupt her beautiful fantasy. But it also brings her unexpected lessons that partially enhance the beautiful fantasy.

PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): “A game of chess is usually a fairy tale of 1,001 blunders,” said chess grandmaster Savielly Tartakower, a Pisces. “It is a struggle against one’s own errors,” he added.“The winner of the game is the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.” I think this is excellent counsel during the current phase of your astrological cycle, Pisces. It’s time to risk bold moves, because even if they’re partly or wholly mistaken, they will ultimately put you in a good position to succeed in the long run. Here’s a further point for your consideration. Remember the philosopher René Descartes’s famous dictum, “Cogito ergo sum”? It’s Latin for “I think, therefore I am.” Tartakower countered this with,“Erro ergo sum,” which is “I err, therefore I am.”

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ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: JOHN KATTAI NO: 17PR00461 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of JOHN KATTAI A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: CRYSTAL KATTAI in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): COURTNEY DESOTO 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 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 12/05/2017 AT 8:30 a.m. Dept: SM2 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA, located at 312‑C East Cook Street Santa Maria, CA 93454. Cook 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: Cristi Michelon Vasquez 132 East Figueroa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 882‑2226. Published Oct 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: BRIAN ROBERT SEELOS NO: 17PR00453 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of BRIAN ROBERT SEELOS A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: KEVIN E. SEELOS in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): KEVIN E. SEELOS 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

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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 11/16/2017 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: Thomas E. Olson 39 North California Street Ventura, CA 93001; (805) 648‑5111. Published Oct 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: TAJELMOLOOK ZAMANDAR NO: 17PR00470 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of TAJELMOLOOK ZAMANDAR A PETITION FOR PROBATE: has been filed by: FARZAM TAJBAKHSH in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): FARZAM TAJBAKHSH 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 11/30/2017 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

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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: Douglas M. Black 33 West Mission St., Suite 206. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 962‑2022. Published Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

Fictitious Business Name Statement 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: 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: 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. 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: DEBBIE’S DELIGHTS, DIE BRETZEL, SANTA BARBARA BAKING CO. at 233 E Gutierrez St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Peter Gaum 320 E. Mountain Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93108 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2017‑0002719. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 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: LAGO GIUSEPPE WINERY, NECTAR OF THE DOGS at 132 Easy St. Buellton, CA 93427; Lucas & Lewelle, Vineyards, Inc. 95 Los Padres Way #1 Buellton, CA 93427 This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Melanie Garibay 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2017‑0002706. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 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.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WILD FLOWER at 1747 San Marcos Pass Road Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Kaile Katsumoto 315 Meigs Rd A‑109 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 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: 2017‑0002739. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: AMARA DOULA CARE SERVICES, AMARA LEGACY PICTURES at 1676 Maple Ave Apt #24 Solvang, CA 93463; Kelsey Amara (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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 Tania Paredes‑Sadler. FBN Number: 2017‑0002842. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE OFFICE JUNCTION at 2122 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Toria Noelle Meadors (same address) Ryan Joseph Yack (same address) This business is conducted by an General Partnership 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 Noe Solis. FBN Number: 2017‑0002743. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SMALL AND TALL at 1273 West Laurel Ave Lompoc, CA 93436; Joanne Duray 2161 Echo Park Ave Los Angeles, CA 90026 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 13, 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: 2017‑0002852. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PARAMETERS CUSTOM FRAMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY at 5350 Overpass Rd. Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Michael Mead (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Michael Mead This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002817. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HOOK & PRESS HAND CRAFTED DONUTS at 615 Alameda Padre Serra B Santa Barbara, CA 93103; John C. Burnett­ (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002823. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: TOP TO BOTTOM CLEANING SERVICE at 3524 Pine St Santa Ynez, CA 93460; Timmy M Harris (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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 Christine Potter. FBN Number: 2017‑0002834. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: STUDIO S at 9 W. Canon Perdido St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Alexis Williams 452 Por La Mar Cir Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Alexis Williams 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002656. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DELWICHE, VON DOLLEN & BOYLE at 1114 State Street Ste 256 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Jeffrey L. Boyle 4015 Otono Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Steve C. Von Dollen 1114 State St 256 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by an General Partnership Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2017‑0002819. Published: Oct 19, 26. Nov 2, 9 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: IVY AESTHETICS at 817 De La Vina Apt B Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Brittney Meyer (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Brittney Meyer This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002922. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA OFFICE INTERIORS LLC at 5390 Overpass Rd #4 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Santa Barbara Office Inteiors 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 Oct 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: 2017‑0002904. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: OPHORA 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 Oct 16, 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: 2017‑0002869. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ZEN ROCK STACKER at 340 Rutherford Apt 29 Goleta, CA 93117; Joseph Allen Krzywonski (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 16, 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: 2017‑0002864. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CALIFORNIA DREAMING PHOTOGRAPHY at 818 Nth Salispuedes Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Teddy E. Kelley (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002906. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: OO AH ALCHEMY at 7859 Rio Vista Drive Goleta, CA 93117; Lauren Jean Crow 2454 Matilija Canyon Rd. Ojai, CA 93023 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Lauren J. Crow 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: 2017‑0002732. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SB BOOKING at 1007 Santa Barbara St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Adam Biederman 407 Los Robles Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Derek Martinez 1007 Santa Barbara St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by an General Partnership Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002902. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ALESSARO DESIGNS, INC. at 3250 Old Calzada Ave Santa Ynez, CA 93460; Alessaro Designs, Inc. 1150 A Coast Village Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93108 This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 17, 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: 2017‑0002879. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: POOCHPOD at 622 W. Pedregosa St Unit D Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Hovsepian, Ric (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002901. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MYRICK CONSTRUCTION at 84 Mallard Ave. Goleta, CA 93117; James Myrick Rowel (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002914. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SLOSS PARTNERS III, GP at 4675 Via Huerto Santa Barbara, CA 93110; James McLean Sloss (same address) Radha Rajagopal Sloss (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: James M. Sloss This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002833. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BAMBI LASH BOUTIQUE at 28 E. Canon Perdido St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Nicole Louise Elias 160 Evans Ave. #23 Summerland, CA 93067 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Nicole Elias This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 13, 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: 2017‑0002851. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: INNER STRENGTH CHIROPRACTIC at 225 East Carrill St. #305 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Jacob Martin Stuebs 34 Los Patos Way #4 Santa Barbara, CA 93108 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 16, 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: 2017‑0002866. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: NEUROFIELD NEUROTHERAPY, INC. at 1836 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Gamma Jam Brainworks, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Cororation Signed: Tiffany Thompson This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 17, 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: 2017‑0002886. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE FEEL GOOD at 734 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Penelope Hospitality 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 Oct 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: 2017‑0002987. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: STEALTH MODE at 101 S. Salinas St. Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Chris Trenschel (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002973. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WELL‑ ROUNDED COMMUNICATIONS at 101 S. Salinas St. Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Tamara Murray (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002974. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: TERRA WELLNESS at 924 Anacapa St. Suite B2 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Terra Gold 1187 Coast Village Rd. Suite 451 Santa Barbara, CA 93108 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 10, 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: 2017‑0002815. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: TOWER CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE at 4080 La Barbara Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Resource Connect, 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 17, 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: 2017‑0002880. Published: Oct 26. Nov 2, 9, 16 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ROUNDIN’ THIRD SPORTS BAR at 7398 Calle Real Ste G Goleta, CA 93117; Amanda Gail Johnston 660 San Marino Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93111 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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: 2017‑0002961. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE RESEARCH at 515 E. Micheltorena St., Ste G Santa Barbara, CA 93103; IRR, 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 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: 2017‑0002969. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VZ EVENTS at 230 West Figueroa #10 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Veronica Zasueta (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: 2017‑0002755. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: TRUEWEST FITNESS at 5865 Gaviota Street Goleta, CA 93117; Sarah West 5540 Cathedral Oaks Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93111 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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 Christina Potter. FBN Number: 2017‑0002975. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: 805 Property Management at 2576 Lillie Ave Summerland, CA 93067; Justin Cochrane (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 30, 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: 2017‑0002999. Published: Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017.

Name Change IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF GLORIA R. WELTZ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 17CV04629 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: GLORIA R. WELTZ TO: GLORIA R. CUSHMAN 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 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 Jan 10, 2018 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 Oct 20, 2017. by Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer; Teri Chavez, Deputy Clerk; Paul Maxwell Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017.

Public Notices 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 A. Wagner, C.F.L.S., SBN 277521

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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. SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF VENTURA. NOTICE OF HEARING BY PUBLICATION WELFARE & INSTITUTIONS CODE §366.26 J 068920 HEARING DATE: 01/18/2018 TIME: 08:30 am COURTROOM: J1 In the matter of the Petition of the County of Ventura Human Services Agency regarding freedom from parental custody and control on behalf of Samuel Isaac Buenaventura, a child. To: Leanna Cano, Juan M. Buenaventura, and to all persons claiming to be the parents of the above‑named person who is described as follows: name Samuel Isaac Buenaventura, Date of Birth: 01/09/2003, Place of Birth: Santa Barbara, CA, Father’s name: Juan M. Buenaventura, Mother’s name: Leanna Cano. Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code Section 366.26, a hearing has been scheduled for your child. You are hereby notified that you may appear on 01/18/2018, at 8:30 a.m., or as soon as counsel can be heard in Courtroom J1 of this Court at Juvenile Justice Center 4353 Vineyard Ave. Oxnard, CA 93036. YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED as follows: At the hearing the Court must choose and implement one of the following permanent plans for the child: adoption, guardianship, or long term foster care. Parental rights may be terminated at this hearing. On 01/18/2018, the Human Services Agency will recommend termination of parental rights. The child may be ordered placed in long term foster care, subject to the regular review of the Juvenile Court; or, a legal guardian may be appointed for the child and letters of guardianship be issued; or, adoption may be identified as the permanent placement goal and the Court may order that efforts be made to locate an appropriate adoptive family for the child for a period not to exceed 180 days and set the matter for further review; or, parental rights may be terminated. You are entitled to be present at the hearing with your attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, you are entitled to have the Court appoint counsel for you. A thirty‑day continuance may be granted if necessary for counsel to prepare the case. At all termination proceedings, the Court shall consider the wishes of the child and shall act in the best interest of the child. Any order of the Court permanently terminating parental rights under this section shall be conclusive and binding upon the minor person, upon the parent or parents, and upon all other persons who have been served with citation by publication or otherwise. After making such an order, the Court shall have no power to set aside, change, or modify it, but this shall not be construed to limit the rights to appeal the order. If the Court, by order or judgment, declares the child free from the custody and control of both parents, or one parent if the other no longer has custody and control, the Court shall, at the same time, order the child referred to the licensed County adoption agency for adoptive placement by that agency. The rights and procedures described above are set forth in detail in the California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 366.26. You are referred to that section for further particulars. Michael J. Planet, Executive Officer and Clerk, County of Ventura, State of California. Dated: 10/13/2017 by: Tiffany Curtis Deputy Clerk, Children and Family Services Social Worker. 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16/17 CNS‑3062199# SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT

Summons SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE C O M PA N Y CARROLL

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CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., a California corporation, and DOES 1 through 10, inclusive YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (Lo Esta Demandando El Demandante) THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use your for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center(www.courtinfo.ca.­g ov/ selfhelp), If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www. lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www. courtinfo.ca.­ gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO despues de que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles legales papa presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefonica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas information en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.­courtinfo.ca.gov/ selfhelp/espanol/), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exencion de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podra quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (www.­lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www.courtinfo.ca.­gov/ selfhelp/espanol/) o poniendose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. CASE NO:16CV03102 The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y direccion de la corte es) SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, ANACAPA DIVISION 1100 Anacapa, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: Jared M. Katz, SBN 173388; 112 East Victoria Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Mullen & Henzell L.L.P. (805) 966‑1501 (El nombre, la direccion, y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante que no tiene abogado es): The name and address of the court is: Santa Barbara Superior Court (El nombre y direccion de la corte es): 1100 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101. DATE: July 19, 2016. Darrel E. Parker, EXECUTIVE OFFICER By Narzralli Baksh, Deputy ( Delegado) Published Nov 2, 9, 16, 22 2017

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