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Santa Barbara Recital Debut

Julia Bullock, soprano

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“Remarkable was the firecracker energy of rising-star soprano Julia Bullock… Her expressive stage presence and sparkling, pellucid voice were spellbinding.” The Boston Globe Tour de force vocalist Julia Bullock returns to make her Santa Barbara recital debut! She commanded rave reviews for her 2016 Ojai Music Festival debut that produced “something with the heart... of a masterpiece” (The New York Times), and was further lauded for her 2017 appearance as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic in the Music Academy of the West’s summer festival. Equally at home with opera and concert repertoire, Bullock will perform a program featuring Schubert, Barber and contemporary blues.

Up Close & Musical series sponsored in part by Dr. Bob Weinman Supported in part by the Sonquist Family Endowment

The Must-see Recital of the Year! Metropolitan Opera superstar Joyce DiDonato will take a rare break from performing the title role in The Met’s production of Cendrillon to make her Santa Barbara debut. Don’t miss today’s reigning diva, performing live!

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“The perfect 21st-century diva – an effortless combination of glamour, charisma, intelligence, grace and remarkable talent.” The New York Times Today’s most sought-after diva in a sumptuous program of bel canto and Handel’s “Lascia ch’io pianga” – named one of NPR’s Top 100 Songs of 2016!

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FREE “Applying [these principles] could have dramatic impacts on one’s life and on society.” The Washington Post They say timing is everything, yet we make important decisions such as when to start a business, ask for a raise or get married based on intuition and guesswork. In his new book, When, bestselling author Daniel Pink draws on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology and economics to unlock the secret of how best to live, work and succeed.

“[Burke Harris] delivers revelations about what is really going on – in our bodies, in our families, in our communities – as a result of childhood toxic stress, as well as targeted solutions for individual healing.” – Ashley Judd, actress and activist Presented in association with CALM, KIDS Network, Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics and the Resiliency Project Thematic Learning Initiative: Creating a Meaningful Life

“Caldwell thrives on the virtually impossible.” The New York Times Tommy Caldwell made history when he free climbed El Capitan’s Dawn Wall, an epic ascent that took him more than seven years to accomplish. Caldwell has been held hostage by militants in the Kyrgyzstani mountains, he lost an index finger in an accident and his wife and main climbing partner left him. Emerging from hardship with renewed determination, Caldwell conquered the impossible and redefined his sport.

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Taking Action: Resiliency, Commitment and Responsibility

This Chair Rocks: How Ageism Warps Our View of Long Life

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and human rights advocate Nicholas Kristof is a master storyteller with a peerless perspective on the events that shape our world, giving a voice to the voiceless.

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Why is society’s view of aging so grim when the lived reality is so different? Anti-ageism activist and author Ashton Applewhite declares that it’s time for age pride. A TED2017 mainstage speaker, Applewhite reveals the untapped possibilities of late life – in our communities, at work and in ourselves.

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Local Firefighter Keeps His Asthma Under Control

Thanks to his doctors and the lessons he learned at summer camp.

Tim and Dr. Liebhaber together at Camp Wheez in 1992.

At age six, Tim Wright enrolled in Camp Wheez, a free summer day camp for kids with asthma founded in 1978 by Dr. Myron Liebhaber together with the American Lung Association. Now celebrating its 40th year, Camp Wheez remains a free community service program of Sansum Clinic and is staffed by doctors, medical professionals and trained community volunteers. Throughout its history, the camp has seen thousands of area kids run, jump, play and breathe easier through its programs and activities.

“The care I received from Dr. Liebhaber and Dr. Chang has always provided me with the best medications and helped me to develop the skills I need to manage my asthma,” says Tim. “But Camp Wheez gave me something I couldn’t get anywhere else. Not only did I see that I was not alone and that a lot of other ‘normal’ kids had asthma — just like me, but the entire focus of the camp is not on what you can’t do, but on what you can.”

Tim Wright shares a strong bond with his physicians Dr. Myron Liebhaber and Dr. Jinny Chang at Sansum Clinic’s Allergy and Immunology Department. Tim credits their care and the lessons he learned at Camp Wheez for allowing him to achieve his childhood dream to become a firefighter. Read Tim’s full story in the current issue of GoodHealth or online at sansumclinic.org.

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Are you a former Camp Wheez’er, volunteer, or a family member of a camper? We’d like to hear from you. We are honoring all the many success stories, big and small, that have grown from the Camp Wheez experience.

Celebrating 40 Years! Camp Wheez is a day camp for children with asthma, providing them with a unique and fun camp experience designed for their special needs, free-of-charge. Campers in grades 1-6 participate in activities teaching them about their asthma, games & recreation, arts & crafts, old-fashioned camp fun! When:

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Students Spark Rally Against Gun Violence I n support of gun reform, hundreds of community members gathered for a somber but spirited March for Our Lives rally in Santa Barbara last Saturday (pictured). They joined the wider matrix of 800 rallies in a worldwide movement responding to the shooting on Valentine’s Day that killed 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Stoneman Douglas students sparked the march, bringing young people, educators, and families together to demand safer schools through a comprehensive bill to

ban the assault weapons often used in mass killings, stop the sale of high-capacity magazines, and close loopholes in background checks. A rally at De la Guerra Plaza was followed by a march kicked off by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, who encouraged young people to keep fighting. “Do not let anyone tell you you don’t know what you’re doing or what you’re talking about,” she said. “You know better than any of us. We are handing you the future. If you don’t like —Erika Carlos it, then get out there and vote!”

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of 350 homes that were destroyed or badly damaged on January 9. They have been advised by the county not to spend money on their rebuilding plans until FEMA finishes its work. “We’re asking people to hold off,” said Petra Leyva, a county supervising planner—but if they want to move forward right away, she added, they can request a meeting with county officials.

An Unrecognizable Landscape With terrible ferocity, the debris flow widened the creeks in Montecito, filled them up in places, jumped their banks, obliterated whole neighborhoods, and dramatically altered the topography of huge swaths of the community. In some locations, deposits of mud and rocks have raised the contours of the land by 20 feet. The debris-flow footprint is much wider than the floodplains delineated on county maps. “Those who survived this disaster are at

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A free program for early detection and prevention of hereditary-type cancers began at the RidleyTree Cancer Center this month. About 5-10 percent of cancers are hereditary, and the Genetic Counseling Cancer Prevention Project aims to inform those with relatives who’ve had rare forms of cancer. These include cancer before the age of 50, multiple cancer diagnoses, and the same cancer in more than one relative. The free counseling service, which stops short of genetic testing, is underwritten by the Florence and Laurence Spungen Family Foundation.

high risk for another event,” said Eric Simmons, a senior FEMA engineer who is leading the remapping effort with a team of hydrologists, engineers, and digital mappers at the agency’s regional offices in Oakland. “That’s why we’re working together and encouraging new development to be safe.” The team will look at all the watersheds affected by the Thomas Fire from Montecito Creek to the Ventura County line, including in the Carpinteria Valley, Simmons said. The work began two weeks ago and will take three

Veterans can now take part in the Friendship Center’s socially engaging programs for seniors for free. The Veterans Administration recently recognized the services at both the Montecito and Goleta locations, offering full payment of fees to vets who qualify for VA health care. A Veterans Support Group at Montecito on the third Monday of the month is also free to all community veterans. Care to non-vets is on a sliding scale, augmented by donations and fundraisers, and the centers offer free community support and education for caregivers. “The evacuations have

FEMA Establishing New ‘Hazard Zones’ and 100-Year-Flood Elevations by Melinda Burns ast week, the owners of a one-story house on Santa Elena Lane sought preliminary approval from the Montecito Board of Architectural Review for an 800-squarefoot addition and a new wall in the front yard to deflect floodwaters from Montecito Creek. The 1/9 Debris Flow carried mud right up to the house but not inside. The property was green-tagged; county inspectors did not find any structural damage. But on Thursday, planners put the proposed addition on hold until the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) draws a “recovery map” for Montecito. Thiep Cung, the board vice-chair, objected to the delay and said he was tired of looking at piles of mud all over the place. “It’s refreshing to see a project come in and not waste any time getting back to the new normal,” he said. “I don’t want this process to drag out for three months.” If Cung is frustrated, so are the owners

Last week’s storm (pictured above) dropped a fraction more than six inches of rain in the upper reaches of Romero Canyon and just shy of four inches on the central neighborhoods of Montecito, bringing much-needed hydration to the burned-out mountainsides without triggering significant flooding or debris flows. The storm did cause erosion along State Route 192 east of Toro Canyon Road, forcing Caltrans to close both lanes until early April. Despite the long, steady rain, the region remains in “severe” drought condition, according to Kelly Dyer, Santa Barbara’s water supply manager. So far this rainy season, downtown is at about 10 inches — 58 percent of normal — and the three-month forecast is predicting belownormal rainfall. The good news, Dyer added, is the city just received a $10 million grant from the California Department of Water Resources toward capital needs for its desalination system.

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or four months, he said. The study is based on LIDAR data — remote sensing imagery that was collected by air shortly after January 9, using light from a laser to survey the ground. The recovery map is designed to help guide new development in the aftermath of the natural disaster, Simmons said. It will delineate the boundaries of “hazard

cito and Carpinteria as part of its recovery map, Simmons said. The county currently requires property owners to survey their own properties and locate the top of any nearby creek bank when they apply to rebuild. County ordinances currently do not allow building within 50 feet of the top of a creek bank. They also require that the first floor of homes near creeks be at least two feet above the baseline floodwater elevation. Those setbacks and height minimums will not likely change, said Jon Frye, county Flood Control engineering manager. But in order to promote safety —Jon Frye, county Flood Control engineering manager and resiliency — the new watchwords for Montecito — county planners are revising the ordinance that regulates “like-forzones” in Montecito and Carpinteria, like” rebuilding of the same house in the based on the amount of floodwater that same footprint. They want to give owners is expected to come down front-country more flexibility in case of debris flows, recstreams and valleys during a 100-year rain- ognizing that the creek beds in Montecito fall. The new zones will take into account have changed and so has the topography floodwater that may be laden with mud of the land. Like-for-like rebuilding is genin the aftermath of the Thomas Fire, Sim- erally exempt from planning permits and architectural review. The new ordinance mons said. Within the hazard zones, he added, is expected to go to the county Board of FEMA will show the elevations of flood- Supervisors for a vote in April. waters, marking how high the water is “It’s all about making prudent decisions,” expected to rise during a 100-year rainfall. Frye said. There is a one percent chance of a 100year rainfall occurring in any given year. The new hazard zones will likely be larger than the floodplains designated on exist- Many properties in Montecito were altered ing county maps, Simmons said. And they beyond recognition. To help private surveymay include areas of potential flooding and ors reestablish vanished property boundardebris flows that were unscathed on Janu- ies, the county in April will start creating a ary 9. LIDAR technology has revealed the grid of 70 survey markers in Montecito, a existence of several long-abandoned, pre- “control network” that private surveyors historic channels in Montecito — low-lying can tie into, said Aleksandar Jevremovic, areas, now heavily residential, that could be the county surveyor. “reoccupied” by future debris flows. “They will be pipes or brass disks in con“We will model where the hazard goes,” crete,” he said. “We are setting them in conSimmons said. “If it jumps out of the bank venient areas. They will be very accurately and goes into lower-lying areas, that’s what defined.” At the same time, Jevremovic said, the the new map will show.” The recovery map is an interim map, Simmons said. It will county is seeking $750,000 in FEMA funds take FEMA four or five years to draw up the to re-survey the location and width of the more comprehensive Flood Insurance Rate county right-of-way in Montecito, chiefly Maps that the county uses for long-term roads, ditches, and shoulders where public floodplain management. utilities are located. Many survey markers FEMA has not decided whether to map on the roads were destroyed by the debris the creek banks and channels in Monte- flow or during cleanup operations. n

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n response to Santa Barbara’s now-infamous Thomas Fire and attendant 1/9 Debris Flow that claimed 23 lives, Cottage Health is now offering free group therapy sessions for those traumatized. The 90-minute sessions are offered four nights a week. “Trauma is very relative,” said Darcy Keep, head of psychiatric services for Cottage hospital. “We’re hoping to provide skills in an intensive outpatient setting to help people manage their trauma. There’s no ‘suck it up,’ no white-knuckling it.” The sessions target different communities. In one, only first responders and direct victims are invited. One is more spiritually bent, another focused on teens and school-aged kids. One of the six groups is for people whose primary language is Span-

ish. In the first session, Keep said it was not uncommon for many participants to tear up. Many reported a sense of hyper-vigilance that causes their hearts to race and a sense of being overwhelmed. Sessions start off with grounding exercises. “Facilitators understand that not being okay is okay,” said therapist Layla Farinpour. “We’re trying to help people let go of pressures they put on themselves to move on.” The aim, said Keep, is to foster hope and promote a sense of resilience and cohesion. “Resiliency has less to do with money and a lot more to do with the connections we have.” Keep said the friendships formed in the group sessions should engender connection. Cottage has committed to maintaining the groups for at least a year. —Nick Welsh

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ust a few weeks into this year’s legislative session, Assemblymember Monique Limón has already got an emergency bill passed and signed by Governor Jerry Brown that combines two of the hottest topics in Central Coast politics: mental health and the Thomas Fire. Coauthored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, the bill allows the Vista del Mar psychiatric hospital in Ventura — which lost all 87 beds to the wildfire — to open its doors in temporary new digs to provide intensive outpatient treatment. Under the facility’s licensing agreement, Vista del Mar is required to provide both inpatient and outpatient care. Given that its inpatient beds have been destroyed, that service is no longer possible to provide. Emergency legislation, OUT OF THE GATE: “I never expected my first bill of the session Limón said, was required to would be signed in March,” Assemblymember Monique Limón said. allow Vista del Mar to provide one without the other. There was no opposition. “I never expected my first bill of the Thomas Fire to accept 10 more. Under of the session would be signed in March,” she any scenario, however, it is not licensed to said. While the bill is exceptionally narrow accept minors. With the loss of Vista del in scope, it highlights the enormity of the Mar, Santa Barbara’s adolescent psychiatric loss when Vista del Mar went up in flames. patients are now being shipped to facilities “It provides 75 percent of all the psychiatric in Pasadena, Bakersfield, Los Angeles, and beds for Ventura County,” LimÓn said, “but San Diego. “It’s not just about these patients,” said Limón. “It’s about their families, their 100 percent of the adolescent beds.” For Santa Barbara County, Vista del Mar communities.” According to Vista del Mar Executive has provided an essential psychiatric safety valve for those who might pose an immi- Director Jennifer Nyhuis, the facility has nent threat to themselves or others. On the cared for as many as 15 adolescent patients night of the fire, there were 10 Santa Barbara from Santa Barbara at any given time. patients on involuntary psychiatric holds Nyhuis said she’s working to have more than there. Of those, two were adolescents. A 50 psychiatric beds relocated to the hospimore typical number is closer to five. Vista tal’s one building not destroyed by the fire. del Mar officials estimate its number of Santa She’s hoping that work will be complete by Barbara patients ranges from 5 to 25 percent June and added that it may take up to three of its total population. To put those numbers years to replace everything that was lost. In in context, Santa Barbara County’s psychi- the meantime, Vista del Mar will be able to atric-health facility is licensed to accept no provide intensive outpatient treatment to more than 16 patients at a time, but special upward of 40 patients monthly out of temallowances have been made in the aftermath porary offices. —Nick Welsh

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been specifically hard on people with memory loss,” said Luciana Mitzkun of the Montecito center. “Now that they’re back, they’re all getting stronger.”

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LAW & DISORDER Four teachers from San Diego, out on a short hike to view the baby seals in Carpinteria, saw what looked like a human body down below the cliffs. The four, who were on their spring break, reported the sighting to the docent at the seal preserve, who phoned police. The Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a woman was found dead at around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday but had not released her name before print deadline. A citizen report of a brandished firearm at the upper State Street McDonald’s parking lot led to a short vehicle chase and a prolonged search by foot on 3/23. The witness followed a car, alleged to be driven by Maryam Burgazi, telling police the male passenger was hitting her. The car turned down De la Vina Steet, pursued by a cruiser, and crashed at Alamar Avenue. The driver fled, eluding police for several hours before being found on Miradero Drive. The passenger was taken into custody without incident. A fake gun was found in the vehicle. Burgazi was booked on hit-and-run charges and six warrants, while Dustin Childers was booked on battery and interfering with a driver.

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Wave action over the years has shredded the lowest portion of Thousand Steps, a stairway to the beach from the Mesa cliffs. A community meeting will be held at the top of the stairs at 5:30 p.m. on 4/5 to talk about adding concrete steps to reduce the drop-off, replacing damaged steps, and installing handrails. The plans also need to go through historic review — the staircase was originally built in 1924 — and obtain a coastal development permit. Construction could be complete as early as the fall. If the good weather holds, city street crews will be closing Anacapa Street between Anapamu and Carrillo streets for two days during the week of April 2. On one of those days, no cross traffic at Figueroa Street will be allowed as the west side of the intersection will be unde rgoing repairs. One lane on Anacapa will remain open at all times, as will the sidewalks and city parking areas. Gridlock is expected as the one-way thoroughfare is one of downtown Santa Barbara’s busiest, used for the courthouses, library, banks, police station, and post office. Alternative routes are advised.

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Santa Barbara–based shoe corporation The Walking Company, which also owns Big Dog, filed for bankruptcy in early March. Though profits had improved through 2017, the comfort-shoe company was unable to replace sales lost when Deckers Brands pulled Ugg shoes from its stores in 2016, according to court documents. Unexpected inventory devaluation by its lender added to the financial impact of fewer shoppers in malls. Company principals, including founder and CEO Andrew Feshbach, have agreed on the Chapter 11 reorganization plan — including an infusion of $10 million in equity, $50 million in financing, and negotiating with landlords to reduce lease amounts — to come out of bankruptcy in 90 days.

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A controlled burn on Santa Cruz Island (pictured) got out of control Tuesday afternoon, sparking a brushfire — dubbed the Santa Cruz Fire — that grew to more than 100 acres within a few hours. By mid-morning Wednesday, it had grown to 250 acres. The blaze started near the main ranch on property owned by The Nature Conservancy. The National Park Service, which owns 24 percent of the island, reported no injuries or threatened structures; however, 30 people, including eight campers, were evacuated as a precaution. The U.S. Forest Service dispatched four air tankers Tuesday and three on Wednesday, which joined federal crews on the ground and others from Santa Barbara County and other western agencies. n


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he only sound heard on Carriage Drive at about 1 p.m. on Tuesday was the noise of a loud lawnmower. Just an hour earlier, two Sheriff ’s Office vehicles had been parked out front of Julia Di Sieno’s Santa Ynez Valley property. It was the 67th call for service at the property in the last decade. In recent weeks, a series of neighborhood disputes and police run-ins have generated considerable local media attention for Di Sieno and her wildlife rescue organization, Animal Rescue Team. She was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon last Saturday for allegedly clipping her neighbor with her truck’s side-view mirror at a market. Last month, she was arrested after police searched her house and found five guns that she was supposed to turn over after a previous incident resulted in a judge’s restraining order. WRANGLED: Animal rescuer Julia Di Sieno (pictured): “If an animal The dispute dates back nearly a needs [rehab], we don’t say no.” decade. Her next-door neighbors, Mary and Richard Nohr, claimed she had several howling coyotes at her wild- mal predator, he said, “At this point we want life rehab facility, which was a nuisance in a to document everything that happens.” Seyresidential neighborhood. Di Sieno claimed mour rejected the idea that county zoning she has been victimized by angry neighbors codes prohibited the animal rehab center who have harassed and spied on her since from the residential neighborhood. Di Sieno’s neighbors, the Nohrs, disshe moved in eight years ago. “The grief started before we even moved agree. The family is thankful for the active in,” Di Sieno said Tuesday at her residence, involvement of law enforcement during this adding that the woman she purchased the “unfortunate situation,” said their attorney, house from was driven out by neighbors for Lauren Joyce. “We are hopeful Ms. Di Sieno rescuing animals. will get the help she clearly needs.” The property is a single-family home on Not all of her neighbors are antagonistic, one acre in a Solvang neighborhood just off though. Neighbor Jackie Unander said soon Highway 246. While the area is semirural, after Di Sieno moved in, the Santa Ynez the houses are somewhat close together. Valley Journal ran a story detailing her hisDi Sieno’s permits from California Fish & tory treating lions and bears with the help Wildlife were limited last year to preclude of prison parolees. Unander said Di Sieno her from having coyotes. Now she is only explained to her that the parolees were allowed to have small animals — squir- minor offenders doing community service. rels, voles, raccoons, skunks, and possums. “I live three doors down,” she said. “I didn’t The number of rescue animals coming hear coyotes. Her love for animals is the into the facility—or via her animal ambu- same as mine. We save every animal—or lance—will pick up with the onset of spring, we try to.” she said. She declined to say exactly how According to Di Sieno’s website, Animal many she had. “If an animal needs [rehab],” Rescue Team saved more than 200 wild and domestic animals during the Jesusita Fire. she said, “we don’t say no.” Di Sieno’s well-known attorney, Philip Her Facebook page is covered with animal Seymour, also an animal activist, said there rescue photographs. Hanging in her yard is are few wildlife rescue facilities in the area; a license plate that reads “DEER LDY.” In most are for pets. Wild animal rehabilitation person, her affection for animals is clear. She is “stressful for people,” he added. (Di Sieno fed raw chicken to a magpie that she said she is being represented by the Public Defend- had nursed back to life last year. Now it is up to the courts to decide er’s Office in her criminal proceedings.) On Tuesday, Di Sieno called the police whether Di Sieno is a wildlife hero or a because she suspected a neighbor had neighborhood nuisance. The District Attorchopped up a bird and placed the corpse on ney’s Office declined to release details about the roof of her house. Though Seymour sus- her pending cases. She has a court appearpected it was probably the work of an ani- ance on April 4. n

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n its most detailed response to a mass tort lawsuit blaming it in part for the catastrophic flood and debris flow of January 9, the Montecito Water District has asserted that leaks from its facilities accounted for less than one quarter of one percent of the early-morning deluge. The district claims it lost only 5.8 million gallons due to disaster-related ruptures to pipelines and fire hydrants, not the 8 million or 9 million gallons its director, Nick Turner, previously stated and the amount cited in the lawsuit filed by a handful of property owners. They claim the district’s failure to have backup generators powering automatic shutoff valves to water transmission lines contributed in significant fashion to the damage inflicted by the flooding. To the extent district waters contributed to the storm damage, the litigants assert, the district should be held financially responsible. According to district spokesperson Laura Camp, the district has never had any automatic shutoff valves, so the failure to maintain a backup generator is a meaningless charge.

“People have this Star Trek, control-board fantasy notion that we have power-activated remote-control equipment,” she said. Camp stated the district lost 5.8 million gallons; that compares, she said, with 200 million gallons that fell during the most intense 15 minutes of the storm. She added that the district’s water losses occurred over an 11-hour period and via 300 ruptures and breaks throughout the entire system. Joseph Liebman, one of the attorneys suing the water district, said the new revelations raised more questions than they answered. “It’s disingenuous to talk about how much total water fell,” he stated. “What’s relevant is how much fell above East Valley Road.” That’s where the district’s main water line runs, and that’s where seven of its storage tanks are located. Liebman said the information he relied upon in the lawsuit was information provided by Turner to various media outlets. “It’s a very different story we’re hearing now,” he said. “The accuracy of the new information will have to be ana—Nick Welsh lyzed by experts.”

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mid changes impacting the criminal justice system in the Santa Barbara Superior Court and at the state level, Santa Barbara private defense attorneys formed a new organization to make their case. “We want to have a seat at the table,” said attorney Bill Makler, president of the newly formed Santa Barbara Defenders. Last fall, Makler and a group of about 30 Santa Barbara private criminal defense attorneys turned an informal practice of talking shop after work into meeting in a formal setting. There has been an uptick in changes to the local criminal justice system, he explained. And he said though the group does not necessarily disagree with Public Defender Tracy Macuga, who was appointed last THE DEFENDERS: Bill Makler (pictured) is helping lead a group year, “We in the private bar have a of private defense attorneys taking a hard look at changes in the criminal justice system. unique perspective.” Macuga has advocated for arraigning defendants in jail through a bers of our group have for years stridently video feed because it would cut costs. Now opposed the court’s seeming tendency to defendants are transported from County ‘streamline’ juvenile justice in ways that we Jail on Calle Real to the downtown court- feel blur the decidedly bright line between house to appear in person. Santa Barbara the way it and the adult system should operDefenders is “resoundingly opposed” to ate,” he said. Attorneys Tara Haaland-Ford the video proposal, Makler said, arguing it and Steve Dunkle, two of the group’s leadwaters down the human element of a court ers, were instrumental in challenging the proceeding. He also expressed concern that city’s gang injunction five years ago. South County attorneys will have less access The group also includes attorneys Cathto their clients when the new Northern erine Swysen, Jeff Chambliss, and Meghan Branch Jail opens next year. Behrens, among others. It is similar to an In addition, the group is opposed to old, looser organization —the Santa Bartransferring the juvenile court proceedings bara Criminal Defense Association—that from the abandoned jail off Hollister Ave- petered out a number of years ago. Since nue to North County. They claimed it would October they have met monthly and participut an undue strain on South County fami- pated in criminal justice stakeholder meet—Kelsey Brugger lies with kids in legal trouble. “Core mem- ings.


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hile the precise acreage of cannabis grown in Carpinteria remains a mystery, Santa Barbara County supervisors have set a cap. It’s no secret that the beach town’s outskirts—home to 333 acres of greenhouses—have rapidly transformed into a haven for cannabis growers. According to the county’s voluntary registry, 52 cannabis cultivators operate in unincorporated Carpinteria. About half of those operators have requested authorization from county regulators to receive temporary cultivation licenses from the state. Last week, county supervisors set the cap at precisely 186 acres—an amount determined to be the Goldilocks solution. Representatives from Cate School had called for 145 acres while City of Carpinteria officials advocated for 225 acres. “Reasonable people in the Carpinteria Valley understand marijuana is here to stay,” said Supervisor Das Williams, who represents the area. “But [they] don’t necessarily want to be surrounded everywhere in the valley by it.” Specifically, Williams and his colleagues wrangled with

whether to cap the acreage that’s allowed in the Carpinteria Agriculture Overlay District. County staff recommended no limit, saying the most effective cap “would be the market itself.” Staffers cautioned that a cap “creates an artificial shortage that is likely to affect business decisions,” adding that some operators might hoard licenses for the future or to stifle competition. While some of the supervisors agreed with this laissez-faire approach, a board majority ultimately decided the concentration in Carpinteria necessitates government intervention. Santa Barbara County currently has the most temporary cannabis cultivation licenses in the entire state. “I’m not embarrassed at all by the number,” said County Supervisor Steve Lavagnino, who represents the Santa Maria area. It means the county is leading the way in compliance, he said. “[San Luis Obispo] shows a zero, when I know for a fact that there are dozens of illegal operations [there].” Supervisors also prohibited outdoor cannabis farms in the Coastal Zone, which extends one mile from the shore. —Kelsey Brugger

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ing whether or not to give him another $30,000. “A lot of the members are going to be doing door-knocking and public outreach to show the people who serve the community want Brian Olmstead as sheriff,” McFarlin added. (When he was promoted to lieutenant, Olmstead left the DSA and joined the Sheriff ’s Managers Association.) In his 12 years at the helm, Brown’s biggest undertaking has been the $111 million Northern Branch Jail project. Known to spend some time in Sacramento, Brown secured funding for 75 percent of the total cost. McFarlin said while Santa Barbara County “absolutely” needs a new jail, the DSA is concerned the new jail will not be adequately staffed under Brown’s leadership. For 10 years, McFarlin said, the department has been constantly hiring new deputies. “We hire people, then we lose the same amount,” he said. Olmstead suggested the department set up recruiting at UC Santa Barbara, SBCC, and the area high schools. He lamented that young people do not really understand the ins and outs of law enforcement. Brown’s relationship with the county supervisors has appeared bristly during public hearings. Two years ago, the county supervisors hounded Brown for what they said was inadequate health care at the Main Jail under the previous correctional provider, Corizon. County supervisors Joan Hartmann and Peter Adam—political opposites—have both endorsed Olmstead. Brown noted his two opponents have been longtime members of the DSA. “My focus remains, as always, on the good of the entire Sheriff ’s Office, and on balancing the public safety needs of the people I was elected to serve with the fiscal realin ties our county continues to face.”

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Esther Mansfield

Family gives special thanks to entire staff at Heritage House. They took our mom under their wings for 5 years making her safe, secure & loved - you are all her angels.

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Logan James Parkinson 06/26/91-03/01/18

Born in Santa Barbara on June 13, 1926, Esther Mansfield passed away peacefully from a brief illness on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Esther was surrounded by her family at the time of her passing. Our hearts are heavy. She is greatly missed by her children: James, Janice, and Suzi; along with her beloved nieces, nephews, and many grand and great grandchildren. Esther was predeceased by her four siblings. The family wishes to thank the staff of Mission Terrace, Cliff View Terrace, Dr. Omlid, and Dr. Bernstein for their love and care of our mother and grandmother. In honoring her wishes, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice.

Verna Rae Herziger 04/09/21-01/03/18

It is with great sadness that the family of Logan James Parkinson announces his passing away on the rainy first day of March. Logan was admired and held close by friends, relatives, brothers, and sisters for his engaging and caring attitude and willingness to trust and help people. He was especially perceptive, intelligent, and a quick learner. If you were lucky, he spoke to you and beamed his beautiful, loving smile upon you. Logan is sorely missed and leaves a hole in the hearts of the many lives he touched. A memorial will be held at Leadbetter Beach at the end of the parking lot, at 12pm Sunday, April 8, 2018.

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wick, WA; grandchildren Sophia Narod, Gina Narod, Emmeline Banta, and Samuel Poucher, as well as 3 nieces and 3 nephews. Memorial donations in memory of Bonnie Lou Gaines may be made to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care, 509 E Montecito Street, Suite 200, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 or online at vnhcsb. org/donate. We thank all the staff at Serenity House for their excellent support and care. Graveside services were held at Santa Barbara Cemetery on Monday, March 26, 2018.

Bonnie Lou Gaines

David Granger Purinton

Bonnie Lou Gaines passed away peacefully at age 74 on March 14, 2018 at the beautiful Serenity House in Santa Barbara, CA. Bonnie was born on July 22, 1943 in Washington D.C. to Frank Gaines, Jr. and Margaret Jane (Crowe) Gaines. After spending her first 7 years of life living in Michigan, her family moved to Southern California where she graduated from Pasadena High School. One of her proudest early life moments was marching in the Rose Parade as a baton twirler for Pasadena High School. She went on to attend the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Following graduation, she became a legal secretary in Santa Barbara. Active in the Legal Secretary Association, she was elected president at a young age. As her career progressed, she became a certified paralegal and spent many years in that profession. Bonnie developed many community relationships through her involvement with the American Cancer Society and pursuing her passion for genealogy at the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society. Bonnie spent decades of her life researching, gathering and sharing her family history. She called genealogy her labor of love and enjoyed teaching others how to research and write their own family history. Another passion of Bonnie’s was cooking, and she was proud of her collection of over 300 cookbooks, which she used regularly. Additionally, she was very witty and truly loved making others laugh with a good (sometimes dirty) joke. She had a huge heart, was passionate about helping others, and was always happy to offer aid whenever asked. Bonnie is survived by her daughter Julie (Chris) Banta of Louisville, CO, son William (Caroline) Poucher of London, England; brothers Joe (Kathy) Gaskill Jr. of Springfield, MO, Jerry (Lorraine) Gaines of San Pedro, CA, and Steve (Kathy) Gaines of Kenne-

Born at Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles, December 10, 1948, David Granger Purinton, was a true California man. He grew up in Downey, California enjoying the beach, surfing and making surfboards. He also loved the mountains and enjoyed many camping trips as a Boy Scout. Artistic as well as outdoor loving, Dave attended Otis Art Institute in Westlake, CA and Long Beach State before being drafted into the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He served two years spending most of his time in Germany and Spain. He received a National Defense Service Medal, and both Sharpshooter M-14 and Expert M-16 before being honorably discharged in November 1971. Upon returning stateside, Dave moved up the coast to attend UCSB where he majored in Chemical Engineering. At the same time, he started working in the plating shop at Applied Magnetics Corp. with DJ Palladino (before The Independent) and Alan Brown (recently retired Sound Engineer Wizard). Dave stayed there until the business closed in 2000, for a total of almost 28 years. Whenever possible, Dave continued to live outdoors, still enjoying surf surfing, body surfing, and taking up beach volleyball, at times playing games with Karch Kiraly at East Beach. He added mountain biking to his outdoor repertoire traveling with friend and master body surfer, Jack Lansing, to ride and surf in Baja California or riding throughout Santa Barbara with Dave Ruiz. Always a lover of American “eats;” Dave met his wife, Diana at Bob’s Big Boy in Santa Barbara in 1980, and “the rest is history.” Highlights of their 38 years together are their two children, Erik and Kira; and winning three wonderful vacations including a trip to the Soviet Union in 1988 (yes, it was still Communist). Dave and Diana were on the first flight direct from the United States to the USSR. The four of them enjoyed many more trips and happy memories together. Dave was predeceased by his father,

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Melvin Ott Fountain Sr

Verna was born in Norfolk, VA in April, 96 years ago. As a young child, she came to California with her family and settled in Glendale - like the poster girl, 'Rosie the Riveter,' Verna supported the war effort by working at Lockheed Aircraft Factory. While working at Lockheed, she met and married Carl Lloyd Herziger. Following Carl's return from war, he and Verna moved to Carl's hometown of SB. They built 2 homes in which they raised their daughter and son. Verna loved children, animals, the outdoors - she was a member of the Montecito Garden Club and volunteered at Cottage Hospital for 20 years. She made friends wherever she went. An avid hiker and walker, she was seen daily walking most of Montecito, and on Sundays, she walked along the beach art show, always with a big smile on her face and some kind words. Verna was a devoted wife, loving mother, sister, daugther, grandmother, & great grandmother - and she was the best friend you could have. She was smart, caring, feisty, and funny, and will be missed by all that knew her. Verna peacefully left us on 1/3/18 to continue her journey. No services are planned at this time. Donations to consider are Alzheimers Association. Hospice of Santa Barbara, Humane Society of shelter of your choice.

Mary Crayton, as well as ten grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Melvin is preceded in death by his parents and by his siblings; Clare Gearing, Henry Robinson, BW Snyder, Greg Gordon. A viewing was held on Wednesday March 28 from 1- 5pm at Welch Ryce Haider, 15 E Sola St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018 at noon at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 840 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, CA

Melvin Ott Fountain Sr, a dedicated servant of Jehovah God, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and beloved friend, died on Thursday March 22, 2018, at the age of 81. Melvin was born on October 31, 1936 to Gladys Hutcherson and Alphonse Fountain in Fayette, MS. Melvin came to Santa Barbara as a young man where he met and married Elizabeth Poindexter on April 12, 1959. Together they raised their four sons, Larry, Tyrell, Harry and Melvin Jr., as well as Elizabeth’s youngest siblings, Carl, Belinda, Melinda, and David Poindexter. Melvin was a humble, kindhearted man who was quick to greet you with a warm smile. He was a hard worker who held a number of occupations during his lifetime. He was loved by many, and was best known for his work in the community as a Bible teacher and for his 28 years of bus driving for the SB Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) before retiring. He is survived by his wife of almost 59 years, Elizabeth, his sons, Larry (Susan), Tyrell (Vivian), Harry (Ana) and Melvin Jr. (Heather), his siblings, Mary Joyce Wood, Bobby Fagen, and

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Fletcher G. Purinton, his mother, Mary Katherine Dolan (Purinton) Philpot, and his sister Patricia Michelle Haw. He is survived by his wife, Diana Replogle-Purinton; children, Erik David and Kira Elizabeth Rose; sister, Barbara Thiese (Mark); brother John P. Purinton; and nieces & nephews. David’s family would like to thank the incredible and extremely caring nurses, CNAs, doctors, volunteers and staff at Serenity House where Dave spent his last three weeks. Words cannot express our appreciation. The complications of cancer, diabetes, and additional health issues took their toll, you made the transition easier. A memorial service was held at First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance Ave., Santa Barbara, Sunday, March 25, at 2:00 pm. For more info, please contact Diana at: DianaR-P@live.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ocean Futures Society (oceanfutures.org), Serenity House Santa Barbara (Visiting Nurses/Hospice; vnhcsb.org), Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation (pcvf.org), or the charity of your choice.

Joan (Wootton) Pollard 07/18/31-03/18/18

Joan (Wootton) Pollard, 86, passed away March 18, 2018, in Redding, CA. Joan was born on July 18, 1931, in Santa Barbara to Lorraine and Jesse Wootton. Joan attended elementary and junior high school in Santa Barbara, graduating from SBHS in 1949. She was active in Girl Scouts, the "Y", tennis, team sports, and volunteered for the SB Museum of Natural History. Joan studied at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she earned both a bachelor's degree (1953) and master's degree (1955) in education. She received her administrative credential from USC in 1957. After college, Joan taught physical education at El Camino College. In 1969, Joan became a counselor at Nova High School in Redding, CA, where she served thousands of students before retiring in 1990. Joan always loved the outdoors, especially boating, camping, fishing, and hunting. She loved to connect and talk with everyone she met and was an incredibly generous person, selflessly giving her time, talents and resources to her children and others needing a helping hand. Joan is survived by her sister Diane Wootton, of SB, her sons Rick, Scott (April), and Randy (Kelly) Pollard, 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Dick. Joan will he greatly missed by her family and friends. Services were held in Redding CA. The family suggests a donation in Joan's memory to the SB Salvation Army or the American Cancer Society.


In Memoriam

Virginia Hayes 1950 – 2018

Gardening Goddess

chili club that lasted for years, shopped for fabric and sewed for hours on end, and, more than once, I cried on her shoulder or slept on her couch. We come from the earth, We shared a fierce loyalty to our big we return to the earth brothers and our families. We baked cakes for her daughter Nina’s wedding, and in between, we garden. made lemonade for my brother John’s —Alfred Austin wedding, played for hours with her son Joe’s two boys. We shared holidays with The Hub of the Wheel — that’s how her parents as extended family. Virginia referred to her personal self; As a huge fan of the County of Santa Barbara’s free mulch program, her professional self as Curator of all Virginia would order a truckload to be Living Things behind the fabled pink walls at Lotusland; her reputation as dropped at my house, every year. She the gardening goddess who wrote would then arrive with a basket full of intriguing, interesting, and informagoodies to share — “after we did our tive columns for the Santa Barbara chores” spreading the mulch around Independent from 2009 to 2016; and —protecting my garden and nurturher world-renowned reputation ing my soul. I looked forward to her call each as a leading authority on Nelumbo nucifera, the lotus—will live on foryear when she saw the first wisteria ever in the hearts and minds of plant bloom, for then we would drive around Santa Barbara marveling at their splenpeople of the world. PLANT LOVER: Virginia Hayes, the longtime curator of the living collection at Lotusland, shared her love of gardens dor. Once we even drove down south to But, we knew her as our friend. and gardening generously, through her work, her writings, and her life. Sierra Madre to see the biggest wisteria or nigh on 38 years, I knew Virginia as a friend and when we asked other builders if we could borrow their plant in the known world. a fellow professional in the “plant world.” Like many posthole augers or pickaxes. Virginia’s famous radiant, long We were there for each other through thick and thin of Virginia’s relationships, this one started calmly, blonde hair was like a bolt of molten sunshine in the British —she hosted my bachelorette party and gathered rose petals thoughtfully, watchfully, until things were settled gray drizzle. for my wedding. I comforted her when her mother passed —then the big, joyful laughing began, often until we were Back in Santa Barbara, Virginia became S.B. Water Gar- away, and then she stood by me when my husband died crying and holding our aching sides. den’s first nursery manager, publishing its first mail-order unexpectedly. I did the same when just a few weeks later, In 1980, Stevie Sheatsley and I had recently launched our catalog. She then bought the landscape construction and her brother Jer slipped on over to the alternate reality as well. business, Santa Barbara Water Gardens and Landscapes. maintenance side of the business from me when I moved Virginia’s legacy completes a trio of powerful, creative, One day, at our aquatic plant nursery on East Mountain off to the U.K., France, and parts beyond. visionary, amazing Santa Barbara women whom we can Drive, up the driveway walked photographer and historian Throughout those years of working, traveling, potluck thank for preserving the very nature of nature itself—Pearl Tom Moore with his friend Virginia — statuesque, with dinners, going to classes, and writing essays, all while raising Chase, Ganna Walska, Virginia Hayes. her Joni Mitchell cheekbones and beauty. She was recently her children, Virginia maintained an outer air of calm comWhen Virginia retired from Lotusland last year, her cola single mother, looking for work to complete her college petence like the proverbial duck, paddling like hell under the league Bob Craig lauded her contribution in the garden’s degree. The fates were with us, the deal was sealed, and water. —Barbara Davies spring 2017 newsletter: “Lotusland’s international recogniVirginia joined “the girlfriends.” Together we worked like tion is to some degree the result of Virginia’s work.” When she first applied for a job as the water gardener there in the dickens cleaning ponds, mixing cement, and building 1992, Steve Timbrook, then the director, realized she was water gardens and waterfalls, propagating water lilies and lotus and all manner of gorgeous aquatic plants. We planted overqualified and hired her instead as the associate curator: water gardens for the projects of estate builder Bobby Webb hen I first met Virginia, some 30 years ago, “It took very little time for me to realize what a great addition in the years of his penguin rookeries and wildlife habitats. she was vibrant, hilarious, loving, kind, and she was to Lotusland’s horticultural staff.” We maintained blooming, camera-ready water gardens and generous, and I was charged with taking Virginia was elemental to Lotusland’s docent program. lakes for office complexes and private homes as far south as her to a ranch north of Santa Barbara on She helped develop curricula and plan courses, and she the Gaviota Coast. She was to rid a creek of poison oak trained every docent from 1992 to her retirement in 2017. Malibu and up into Santa Ynez Valley. As volunteers, we maintained the lake at Alice Keck Park so that an actor on horseback could run through it and Her encyclopedic knowledge was daunting, and many Garden for many years as a gift to the City of Santa Barbara. jump over a train track during the filming of Andy Davis’s docent trainees wondered how could they ever do justice All the while, Virginia was in the thick of it and also raising film Steal Big Steal Little. Since we were also shooting at to the garden as Virginia did. In her always calm, reassurtwo beautiful children and completing her bachelor of sci- Lotusland, their curator, Virginia, was the only person the ing way, she would simply advise, “Let the garden speak ence degree in botany at UCSB. Now there is a real-life Won- insurance company would approve to oversee the poison for itself.” der Woman. During those years, we shared lots of banter to oak removal. I recall putting on my most professional voice Virginia was the “go-to” person to show the garden to get though the sometimes cold and heavy work-a-day. We when I called to ask for her expert guidance. Ever gracious, influential visitors. Martha Stewart was charmed to such gave each other nicknames like Princess Pickerel, Empress ready, and willing to share her vast knowledge of the plant a degree that Lotusland was featured on the cover of her of Slime, or Lotus Queen. Virginia’s stuck like the mud we kingdom, Virginia agreed. While we watched two produc- magazine. Anne Dewey, who worked with Virginia for 25 waded through. She really did become the Lotus Queen, but tion assistants, dressed in near-hazmat suits, machete their years, recalled a visit by the royal family of Qatar, requested that came a little later. way through the vines, we sat together under the shade of a to be a 45-minute tour. When Virginia returned with them In 1985, S.B. Water Gardens & Landscapes became a tree, enjoying a picnic. By the end of the day, I knew we were three hours later, the entire group was laughing, asking endfounding member of the International Water Lily and Water destined to become the best of friends. less questions and impressed to the degree that they made Garden Society. Through friendships made in that group, I was living at the Alhecama Center in downtown Santa a generous donation. Although our dear Virginia slipped out of our lives to in May 1987, Virginia and I went off to London, where we Barbara at the time, and Virginia was hanging out with spent a couple of weeks helping to build a Gold Medal–win- the brilliant Brioni — expert glassblower and eccentric swirl around the eternal garden, and while we will miss her ning garden, waterfall, and pond at the Royal Horticultural man-about-town, who aptly and lovingly referred to her as presence here on terra firma, her smile, her laughter, and her Society Chelsea Flower Show, sponsored by the Sunday Mail “mother” as in “Mother Nature incarnate.” generosity will be with us forever. newspaper and Stapeley Water Gardens. A friend once said, “Virginia is magnificent, like a galleon As our lives spilled into each other’s, a feeling of abunAs two of the very few women in landscape construction dance seemed to follow us wherever we went. Together, we in full sail.” We’d say she was more like the entire armada. at that time, we garnered plenty of attention—especially baked and sold cookies at Empty Bowls, started a weekly —Charlene Huston PAUL WELLMAN

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ART CAMP S.B.

The S.B. Centre for Aerial Dance will immerse students in performance development of floorto-air movement. Students will participate in a comprehensive and high-energy pedagogy of skill and technical development on trapeze, lyra, fabrics, corde, and sling. Students will also practice creative development in choreography and contemporary movement. Each one-week intensive will culminate in a full-length ensemble performance for the community.

This magical outdoor setting will inspire creative thinking and unique hands-on play. Along with daily park picnics and canyon hikes, the campers will enjoy a variety of arts-and-crafts projects, from paint, clay, and fabric, to percussion circles, dance breaks, and mask mimes. This summer will be a wonderland of artsy exploration!

Ages 7-14. Mon.-Fri., 9am-2pm. Session 1: June 25-29. Session 2: July 2-6. Session 3: July 9-13. Session 4: July 23-27. Session 5: July 30-Aug. 3. $500/session. S.B. Centre for Aerial Dance, 810 E. Gutierrez St., Ste. B. Call 284-8785. sbaerial.com

AFTERNOON DISNEY DANCE CAMPS This one-week children’s creative project in dance is open to boys and girls and includes a class performance on the last day. There will be lessons in ballet, arts and crafts, and a performance, as well as snack time. Ages 3-6+. Mon.-Fri., 1:30-5:30 pm. Frozen Theme: June 11-15. Jungle Book Theme: Aug. 13-17. $160 (before June 1)-$180. Inspire Dance S.B., 4141 State St., Ste. F-6. Call 770-5295. inspiredancesb.com

ART BY THE SEA

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The Carpinteria Arts Center offers seven weeks of summer day camp full of fine-art creation and the performing arts. Camp includes materials, supplies, snacks, and a T-shirt. Ages 6-11. Mon.-Fri., June 25-Aug. 10. Full day: 9am-3pm; half day: 9am-12:30pm, fine arts, or 12:303pm, performing arts. $125-250/ week. Carpinteria Arts Ctr., 855 Linden Ave., Carpinteria. Call 684-7789 or email kristina@ carpinteriaartscenter.org. carpinteriaartscenter.org

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Kids’ Camp: Ages 6-12. Mon.-Fri.; June 18-22, July 9-13, and Aug. 6-10. Teen Camp: Ages 13-16. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 13-17, 9am2:30pm. $195/week; $350 for siblings. The Woods Art Studio, 4597 Camino Molinero. Call (646) 369-7277. thewoodsartstudio.com

ART EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMPS 2018 Grab your passport to the Fantastic Beasts art camp, discover treasure at Pirate Camp, discover your superhero talent, try out filmmaking with stop-motion explosion, discover special effects, learn to sew and make patterns, and experience the great masters of art and engineering hands-on. Let your imagination run wild with Harry Potter, Star Wars, or Enchanted Creatures art-themed camps as well as EXTREME Art and Famous Faces/Famous Places. Youth (grades K-1): Mon.-Fri., 9am-2pm. Grades 1-6: Mon.-Fri., 9am-3:30pm. Teens (grades 6-9): Mon.-Fri., 9am3:30pm. $245-$360/week; multi-week and sibling discounts. Pre- and post-care available. Vieja Valley School, 434 Nogal Dr.; Art Explorers Studio, 5370 Hollister Ave., Ste. 2, Goleta. artexplorerssantabarbara.com


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ART IMPACT — POPPINS FAMILY SERVICES Each camper will receive individual attention with three lesson plans each day with time to explore their own ideas. Each week will offer a different theme such as drawing, painting in color, animals and imaginary creatures, people and faces, and landscape and still life, with a student show, open to friends and family, at the end of the week. Ages 5-17. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 24, 9am-3pm. $325/week. Extended day: 8am-5pm. $15/each additional hour. 3803 Connie Wy. Call 448-6289. poppinsfamilyservices.com

BALLET DANCE INTENSIVE: COPPELIUS AND THE ENCHANTED DOLLS Campers will take lessons in ballet technique, character dance, pre-pointe, pointe, variation dance, set design, and costume design with experience in an accelerated format of training in performance and technique. This two-week program will culminate in a short production of Coppelius and the Enchanted Dolls. There will be field trips to a museum and parks. An MTD bus pass may be required. Ages 6-18. Mon.-Fri., July 30-Aug. 12, 11am-5:30pm. $650 (if paid before June 1); $800; $350/week. Performances Sat.-Sun., Aug. 11-12, 2pm. Inspire Dance S.B., 4141 State St., Ste. F-6. Call 770-5295. inspiredancesb.com

BOXTALES HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE CAMP Take your acting to the next level in this three-week intensive in the Boxtales method, including training in acting, storytelling, acro-yoga, mime, music, and collaboration, ending with an original production of the Ramayana. Ages 13-18. July 9-27. Mon.-Thu., 9am-3:30pm; Fri., 9am-12:30pm. $750. The Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E. Cota St. Call 962-1142 or email info@boxtales .org. boxtales.org

BOXTALES SUMMER THEATRE CAMP Campers take a three-week journey in the Boxtales method, including training in acting, storytelling, acro-yoga, mime, music, and collaboration, ending with an original production of Cupid and Psyche. Ages 8-13. June 18-July 6. Mon.-Thu., 9am-3:30pm; Fri., 9am-12:30pm. $750. The Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E. Cota St. Call 962-1142 or email info@ boxtales.org. boxtales.org

DANCEKIDS PROGRAM Dancekids mini-camps and classes include jazz dance, ballet, creative movement hip-hop, drama, and fitness. Ages 3-8. Mon.-Thu, June 18-Aug. 6. $51-$153. Call (408) 836-8559 or email lesliedancekids@comcast.net. dancekidsfun.com

Forts and Fairytales July 9 - August 3

Register online at www.waldorfsantabarbara.org 7421 Mirano Drive Goleta ~ (805) 967-6656

DESTINATION DANCE Build confidence, make friends, have fun, and learn proper technique with an amazing staff. Age-appropriate classes for beginning to advanced-level dancers work toward weekly performances in a positive environment. Daily classes include jazz and hip-hop, and each week brings something new: aerial, tumbling, ballet, and more. Plus, there are star-studded master classes, themed minicamps and classes, Discovery Sessions,

ART STUDIO 4 KIDS Where Vieja Valley Elementary School Santa Barbara

When 5 weekly sessions beginning June 11 and ending July 20th Ages: Grades 1-6

For Kids Who Love Art

The Summer Art Studio4 kids Workshop is a fun and enriching program that will educate, inspire and entertain creative young minds. The workshops offers children the opportunity to explore a variety of art projects such as drawing, painting, sculpting, paper Mache, sewing, Tie-Dye, batik and printmaking.

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KIDS BULLY AWARENESS CAMP

For Ages 3-12

ARTS Cont’d

5 Days of Fun & Training

and Triple Threat Camp. Lunch will be available through the S.B. Unified School District’s Summer Food Program. The staff is CPR and first-aid certified.

JOIN US FOR THE BEST CAMP OF THE SUMMER!

Ages 2-teen. Mon.-Thu., June 11-Aug. 16. Morning, afternoon, drop-in, and all-day sessions. $17-$340. S.B. Dance Arts Performing Arts Ctr., 531 E. Cota St. Call 966-5299. sbdancearts.com

Campers will spend five days learning:

DISNEY — PETER PAN DANCE CAMP

Prevention from verbal and physical bullying Confidence Self-Defense Fitness Respect PER Discipline WEEK Focus

This four-week children’s creative project in dance is open to boys and girls and includes a class performance on the last day. There will be lessons in ballet, arts and crafts, and a performance. Ages 6-18+. Mon.-Fri., July 2-29, 11am-5:30 pm. $875 (before June 1); $1,000. Inspire Dance S.B., 4141 State St., Ste. F-6. Call 770-5295. inspiredancesb.com DAVID BAZEMORE

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WEEK 1 – Santa Barbara | Mon-Fri | July 16-20 | 8am-3pm WEEK 2 – Goleta | Mon-Fri | August 6-10 | 8am-3pm

Space is Limited! Register Now! S.B. – 730-1927 | Goleta – 681-1691 paragonbjj@gmail.com • paragonbjj.com

SUMMER MUSICOLOGY S.B. & The JENSEN Music Foundation Present

ROCKS! Sign Up Now for one of our FIVE Summer Camps all ages and skill levels welcce June 18-22 July 9-13 July 23-27 August 6-10 August 13-17

9am to 2pm Cost: $450

Tuition Due 2 weeks before Camp

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ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY YOUNG ACTORS CONSERVATORY Join Santa Barbara’s professional resident theater company for three weeks of exciting hands-on training with master actors and theater artists in the beautiful New Vic, led by Director of Education Marcus Giamatti. With a curriculum that focuses on principles of acting, movement, voice, improv, and other key elements of theater training, ETC’s Young Actors Conservatory is Santa Barbara’s premier summer theater program for young and aspiring artists with a passion for delving deeper into the craft of theater! Grades 9-12. Mon.-Fri., July 10-27, 10am-4pm. $999; scholarships available. New Vic, 33 W. Victoria St. Email mgiamatti@etcsb.org. etcsb.org

FIESTA PARADE SUMMER CAMP Music, dance, costumes, and crafts end with participation in the parade. Help decorate the float, learn songs and dances to perform in the parade, and be showered with flowers by family, friends, and onlookers. Ages 4-12. Mon.-Sat., June 18-23 or July 30-Aug. 4, 9am-noon. $150/week. Aftercare available. Westside Dance Studios, 2009 De la Vina St. Call 637-8773. westsidedancesb.com

FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL EXPOSURE CAMP Learn to speak French using the perfect mix of intellectual learning and physical activity. After School Languages presents this fun-filled camp where your little ones will be introduced to the French language and culture through dance, games, songs, and arts. Ages 5-11. Mon.-Fri.; July 16-20, noon-3pm; Aug. 6-10, 9am-noon. Carrillo Recreation Ctr., 100 E. Carrillo St. $230; full day: $395. Toddler classes for ages 2-4 also available. Call 699-6705 or email info@ afterschoollanguages.com. afterschoollanguages.com/summer

GIRLS ROCK S.B. AMPLIFY SLEEP AWAY CAMP Girls will spend each week focusing on one of five tracks: playing music, practicing photography and filmmaking, music production, deejaying, or journalism. Ages 10-16. Sun-Sat.; June 24-30, July 1-7, July 8-14, July 15-21, July 22-28, and July 29-Aug. 4. $1250/week with code INDY18 until Apr. 15; $1,350/week-$7,100/six weeks after Apr. 15; scholarships available. Ojai Valley School Upper Campus, 10820 Reeves Rd., Ojai. Call 861-8128. girlsrocksb.org

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GIRLS ROCK S.B. SUMMER DAY CAMP

Fuel Her Fire and She Will Change the World

Learn to play an instrument or rock the instrument you already play, form a band, write an original song, and perform. Nonmusical tracks in photography and filmmaking and in music journalism will also be offered.

June 18-August 10 | Grades 7+ Goleta Valley Teen Center – 967.0319 Financial assistance available

Ages 7-15. Mon.-Fri.; July 30-Aug. 3, Aug. 6-10, and Aug. 13-17; 9am-3pm. $299/week with code INDY18 until Apr. 15; $375/week after Apr. 15. Garden Street Academy, 2300 Garden St. Call 861-8128. girlsrocksb.org

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GOLETA SCHOOL OF BALLET DANCE CAMP

LEADERSHIP • STEM • OUTDOOR ADVENTURE COLLEGE-PREP • COMMUNITY SERVICE

Students will take classes in ballet technique, stretch, repertory, musical theater, and dance history and will also make sewing and craft projects. The 2018 program ends with a performance on July 7 at Center Stage Theater. Camp is open to students in Levels 2-6. Mon.-Fri., June 18-July 7, 9am-2:30pm. July 7 performance at Center Stage Theater. $675/three-week program. Goleta School of Ballet, 303 Magnolia Ave., Goleta. Call 328-3823. goletaschoolofballet.com

GOLETA SCHOOL OF BALLET SUMMER PRIMARY PROGRAM This four-week summer session is designed to introduce young students to the Goleta School of Ballet’s Primary Program. Wed., July 11-Aug. 1. Ages 4-5: 3:15-4pm; ages 6-7: 4-4:45pm. $60/four classes. Goleta School of Ballet, 303 Magnolia Ave., Goleta. Call 328-3823. goletaschoolofballet.com

GOLETA SCHOOL OF BALLET SUMMER INTENSIVE This intensive will focus on classical ballet technique and culminate in a performance at Center Stage Theater on August 10. Intensive is open to students in preelementary, elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. Guest teachers include Leta Biasucci, soloist dancer for Pacific Northwest Ballet. Mon.-Fri., July 9-Aug. 10, 9am-3pm. Aug. 10 performance at Center Stage Theater. $1,250/five-week program. Goleta School of Ballet, 303 Magnolia Ave., Goleta. Call 328-3823. goletaschoolofballet.com

GOODLAND WOODWORKING CAMPS These camps were created to offer the youth of our community the opportunity to enrich their interest, knowledge, and skill in the world of carpentry and woodworking. Maximum of 16 campers allowed for each camp. Grades 5-12. Mon.-Fri.; June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28, and July 31-Aug. 4; 9amnoon (half day). $185/week. Rm. T4, Dos Pueblos High School, 7266 Alameda Ave., Goleta. Call 403-0917. goodlandwoodworkingcamps.com.

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SO MUCH FUN ... TOO LITTLE TIME!

SPARK IMAGINATION, CONCEIVE POSSIBILITIES, IGNITE LEARNING AND INSPIRE MINDS!

S A N TA B A R B A R A STEAM CAMPS 2018 Kindergarten-9th Grade • 10 Individual Weeks 40+ DIFFERENT CAMPS June 11 – August 10, 2018

Our STEAM Camps feature hands-on and minds-on projects and activities!

IGNITE A PASSION FOR LEARNING!

With 40+ camps in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math, Terrific Scientific/Art Explorers has the largest array of camps in Santa Barbara County! Using an inquiry-based approach, our curriculum is designed for K-9th Grade, and is “kid-tested” to ensure that camps are fun and full of learning concepts. Locally owned and serving Santa Barbara families for over 15 years, our programs lay the foundation for innovative minds, problem solvers,and design thinkers of the future. We have a 1:9 staff/child ratio consisting of exceptional professional staff and college students in diverse fields.

CAMP DETAILS

CAMP WEEKS:

June 11 – August 10, 2018

YOUTH CAMPS: Kindergarten-6th Grade K-1st : Mon-Fri 9am-2pm 1st-6th : Mon-Fri 9am-3:30pm

TEEN CAMPS: 6th-9th Grade Mon-Fri 9am-3:30pm

COST:

REGISTER FOR CAMP ONLINE NOW!

$245-$360 p/week (multi-session & sibling discounts) Pre-Care: $25 p/wk. Opens at 8am Post-Care: $32 p/ wk. No Fri. Closes at 5pm

LOCATIONS: Vieja Valley Elementary School & Art Explorers Studio, Santa Barbara, CA

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WE HAVE CAMPS IN ALL THESE AREAS… ART

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Drawing, painting, sculpting, digital art, product development, special effects, sewing, & movie making

Robotics, engineering, programming, technology, game design, architecture, & 3D printing

SCIENCE Space, cooking, chemistry, biology, forensics, veterinary medicine, archaeology, paleontology, astronomy, medicine and oceanography

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S CAMP SU UM MM ME ER R CAMP ARTS Cont’d GRANADA THEATRE VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA WORKSHOP Students will learn to use video cameras and editing software to create short films for community nonprofits. Past projects have included videos for The Granada Theatre, S.B. Zoo, DAWG, and more. Participants can earn up to 48 hours of community service for the projects they create. Grades 8-12. Mon. and Wed., June 11-Aug. 15, 3-5pm. $165. S.B. County Education Office, 4400 Cathedral Oaks Rd. Call Jennie at 452-7069 or email granadavideoworkshop@granadasb.org.

GUSTAFSON DANCE CAMP Gustafson Dance offers a variety of summer programs for all ages, complete with a variety of dance forms, art, and more. All programs culminate in a performance. Musical Theatre Intensive: Ages 8-16. Mon.-Fri., June 12-23, 9am-3:30pm. Junior Intensive: Ages 8-16. Mon.-Fri., July 24-Aug. 4, 9am-3:30pm. Mary Poppins Mini Dance Camp: Ages 3-6. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 7-18, 9am-noon. Mary Poppins Dance Camp: Ages 6-12. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 7-18, 9am-3:30pm. Under the Sea Mini Dance Camp: Ages 3-6. Mon.-Fri., June 12-16, 9am-noon. Frozen Mini Dance Camp: Ages 3-6. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 21-25, 9am-noon. $200-$550. Gustafson Dance, 2285 Las Positas Rd. Call 563-3262. gustafsondance.com

JENSEN’S SUMMER GUITAR ROCKCAMP Jensen’s RockCamp is a full-day, weeklong music camp. RockCampers will have fun learning to play music, and beginners will get a free electric guitar. All sessions end with a performance for parents and friends. Campers will learn what it takes to be a musical performer from someone who’s done it.

2018 YMCA Summer Camp

Ages 9-15. Mon.-Fri. $499/week. Dates, times, and location TBA. Call 687-4027. jensenguitar.com

The Y offers camps all summer long to peak kid’s interests and ignite passions. For every future athlete, artist, traveler, dancer, scientist, there is a YMCA summer camp to start their journey.

Visit ciymca.org/camp and find the perfect summer adventure for your little one.

MOMENTUM SUMMER DANCE CAMPS Fill your summer with dancing fun with Momentum’s eight different dance camps! Regardless of your age or skill level, there is a sizzlin’-hot dance camp for everyone, including jazz, hip-hop, tumbling, and ballet in a highenergy and encouraging environment. Our fun and fanciful camps combine dance, arts and crafts, and imagination with an end-of-the-week performance that will feature a new theme every week! Boys and girls welcome. Ages 3-teen. Mon-Fri., June 25-Aug. 17, 9am-4pm. Early drop-off available. $225-$250/week. Momentum Dance Company, 316-A State St. Call 364-1638 or email momentumdancesb@ gmail.com. momentumdancesb.com

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SPORTS • STEM • COOKING • ART • FIELD TRIPS • DANCE AND MORE!

CAMP IGNITE

Fuel Her Fire and She Will Change the World June 18-August 10 | Grades K-6 | Full-time or Part-time Financial assistance available Santa Barbara Center – 963.4017 | Goleta Valley Center – 967.0319 Visit girlsincsb.org for more information

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S CAMP SU UM MM ME ER R CAMP ARTS Cont’d NATURAL ARTISTS CAMP Explore nature and make art projects in this fun week at Arroyo Burro Beach and Art From Scrap. Campers will bird watch, go on treasure hunts, and incorporate natural patterns and materials into their art. Projects include dyeing with indigo and creating colorful plant pigments. Snacks and a T-shirt are included. Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., June 25-29, 9am-3pm. $260; $240/sibling. Art From Scrap, 302 E. Cota St., and Watershed Resource Ctr., Arroyo Burro Beach, 2981 Cliff Dr. Call 884-0459 x16 or email rachel@ exploreecology.org. exploreecology.org

THE NICK RAIL SUMMER BAND CAMP The Nick Rail Summer Band Camp is a well-established music program that provides campers the opportunity to continue their musical learning. This camp includes concert band and sectional instruction.

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Ages 9-13. Mon., Tue., Thu., June 18-July 12. Beginner: 8-9am; Intermediate: 8-10am; Advanced: 10am-noon. $95 (until Apr. 30); $125 (starting May 1). Scholarships available. First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St. Call 284-9125. santabarbaraeducation.org

PHOTOJOURNALISM Learn photography and writing and create a fun blog with all your new skills. There will be daily photography field trips around town. Ages 10-13. Mon.-Fri., June 18-22 and 25-29, 8:30am-2pm. $179. Gateway Educational Services Learning Ctr., 4850 Hollister Ave., Ste. C. Call 895-1153. gatewaycamps.com

SANTA BARBARA JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS 2018

Full SBJGs Program GROUP A Ages 14–17 / GROUP B Ages 12–13 / GROUP C Ages 9–11 June 18–August 3, 2018 / M–F, 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

ROCKSHOP ACADEMY Students will engage in a week of intensive exposure, learning band performance, basic writing techniques, band marketing, and imaging. Students will form bands, learn about song composition and arrangement, and perform a live concert every Friday at 4 p.m., with the guidance of the Rockshop Academy pros and advisors. Ages 17 and under. Mon.-Fri., June 18-Aug. 3, 10am-4pm. $399/week. Early enrollment and sibling discounts available. Rockshop Academy, 1109 De la Vina St. Call 770-5467. rockshopacademy.com

SANTA BARBARA FILM CAMP For the second year in a row, S.B. Film Camp is holding a five-day-long immersive production experience. This one-of-a-kind camp will focus on small groups to achieve a hands-on experience. Its motto is “you can’t learn by learning; you learn by doing.” Kids will get experience working with highquality gear and will complete one short film by the end of the camp.

SBJGs Little Nippers Ages 7–13 June 11–June 22, 2018 / M–F, 10:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

How to Register for Parks and Rec Summer Camps

Ages 13-16 (flexible). Mon.-Fri., 9am-2pm. July 16-20. $175. Santa Barbara Film Camp, 1225 Via Brigitte. Call 570-5705. sbfilmcamp.com

S.B. FESTIVAL BALLET SUMMER DANCE PROGRAMS A variety of summer camps, with some culminating with a performance, will be offered. Pas de Seuss: Ages 6+. Mon.-Fri., June 18-July 6; performance July 6. $500 (if paid by May 15); $550 (after May 15). Intermediate and Advanced Intensive: Aug. 13-17, 10am-3:30pm. $400. Intermediate and Advanced classes throughout July. Discount for early registration. S.B. Festival Ballet, 1019-B Chapala St. Call 966-0711 or email info@santabarbarafestivalballet.com.

Go to sbparksandrec.org/signup to start your account on our new registration system.

SBIFF FILM CAMP In partnership with the United Boys & Girls Clubs of S.B. County, the S.B. International Film Festival is thrilled to present the third annual Film Camp, an educational summer program for underserved youth. Campers are taught the art of filmmaking, working in production teams to write and create their own short films. Ages 12-16. Mon.-Sat., June 18-23. Camp Whittier, 2400 State Rte. 154. Sign up at your local United Boys & Girls Club of S.B. County or call 681-1315. sbiff.org/education/film-camp

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SBIFF SUMMER PRODUCTION PROGRAM FOR TEENS The S.B. International Film Festival’s new four-week production program is designed for students entering their senior year and applying to film schools. Students will receive instruction on what schools look for and then write and

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It didn’t go as planned – but went the way it was supposed to happen. – Jenny Schatzle, Hope and Haven’s mother

Turn fear into faith Choose perfect names – Hope and Haven Learn twin parenting skills from nurses Realize that miracles often come in the most unexpected ways CCMC cares for over 14,000 children a year in our Acute Pediatrics Unit, Neonatal and Pediatric ICUs, the emergency department, pediatric trauma center, and eight specialized outpatient clinics. 32

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Jenny Schatzle’s pregnancy was going flawlessly until her water broke two months early. Her twin girls were born at 30 weeks and weighed less than three pounds. They were rushed to the neonatal ICU at Cottage where they spent seven weeks under expert care. Today, they are growing strong and thriving. Our NICU is proud to celebrate its 30 year anniversary. Visit cottagechildrens.org to learn more about our specialists and services offered.

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Stimulate minds, encourage teamwork, build character, and develop self-esteem at our summer camps!

Youth Camp

ARTS Cont’d create their own shorts. They can build their portfolio by crewing on other shorts and receive a letter of recommendation. Grade 12. Mon-Thu., June 25-July 19, 9am-1pm. $500. Applications accepted beginning in April. Email amanda@ sbiff.org.

Ages 6-14. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 9am-3pm. $300 (members), $350 (nonmembers). SBMA’s Ridley-Tree Education Ctr. at McCormick House, 1600 Santa Barbara St. Call 884-6441. sbma.net/kidsfamilies

S.B. SUMMER STOCK YOUTH THEATER CAMP S.B. Summer Stock, a creative, communitybased, nonprofit youth theater company, will stage a production of the much-loved Pinocchio. Come act, dance, and sing your way along the adventure as the theater is transformed into Geppetto’s workshop, Trouble Island, and a whale’s mouth. Ages 6-14. Mon.-Thu., June 18-July 14, 9am-1:30pm. Performance: Thu.-Sat., July 12-14. $650. Lotus Theater, S.B. Middle School, 1321 Alameda Padre Serra. Call 284-6114. sbsummerstock.com

S.B. KINDERMUSIK WITH KATHY & FRIENDS

SHOWSTOPPERS MUSICAL THEATRE SUMMER PROGRAMS

Weekly full- or half-day camps with dynamic and intimate settings for music, dance, singing, and yoga instruction in groups of only 8-10 kids, where your camper will get ample personal attention. Children can play the xylophone, recorder, drums, and keyboard and learn multicultural music, including dance, all in the key of fun!

Showstoppers is an educational and fun musical theater experience for children. Each session is a show, with costumes, lights, and sound reinforcement in the La Colina Junior High Auditorium.

Ages 3-10. Mon.- Fri., June 18-Aug. 24. Full day, full week: 9am-4pm, $400. Half day, full week: 9am-1pm, $240; 1-4pm, $180. Drop-in days available if camp is not full for $50 half day, $100 full day. S.B. Kindermusik, First United Methodist Church, 305 E. Anapamu St. Call 680-0749. kindermusikwithkathy.com

S.B. MUSEUM OF ART: ART CAMP Each exciting week is focused on a different art technique, such as building magical machines and fantasy structures or playing with scale, size, and subject matter in drawing, painting, and printmaking. Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 9am-3pm. $250 (SBMA members); $300 (nonmembers). SBMA’s RidleyTree Education Ctr. at McCormick House, 1600 Santa Barbara St. Call 884-6441. sbma.net/kidsfamilies

S.B. MUSEUM OF ART: CERAMICS CAMP These weeklong, full-day camps introduce sculptural and functional ceramic and include hand building, wheel throwing, finishing, and glazing techniques around age-appropriate, always-new themes. Class size is limited to 13.

Boxtales’ Summer Youth Camp is a 3-week journey in the Boxtales method including training in: acting, storytelling, acro-yoga, mime, music, characterization and collaboration. This year’s campers will create an original stage production of the Greek myth...

Session 1: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Ages 4-6 or 7-13. Mon.-Fri., June 11-22, 9am-2pm. $375-$425. Session 2: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Ages 4-6 or 7-13. Mon.-Fri., June 18-29, 9am-2pm. $375-$425. Session 3: Teen Ensemble Production, TBD. June 15-July 28. $550. Call 314-1221 or email sbshowstoppers@gmail.com. sbshowstoppers.com

SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL EXPOSURE CAMP Learn to speak Spanish using the perfect mix of intellectual learning and physical activity. After School Languages presents this fun-filled camp where your little ones will be introduced to the Spanish language and culture through dance, games, songs, and arts. Ages 5-11. Mon.-Fri., July 16-20, 9am-noon, and Aug. 6-10, noon-3pm. Carrillo Recreation Ctr., 100 E. Carrillo St. $230; full-day: $395. Toddler classes for ages 2-4 also available. Call 699-6705 or email info@afterschoollanguages.com. afterschoollanguages.com/summer

STAGE LEFT PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: FOOTLOOSE Shana Lynch Arthurs and Steven Lovelace will teach intensive training in audition technique, physical comedy, characterization, vocal

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Teen Camp

Take your acting to the next level, with Boxtales new Teen Camp! Train with theatre professionals in a highly stylized theatrical method and perform in a lavish, fully staged production of the Indian classic...

The Ramayana When: July 9–July 27 Mon–Thurs: 9am–3:30pm Fri: 9am–12:30pm Where: The Marjorie Luke Theatre Ages: 14–19 Cost: $750

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At Summer Art Camps, children are immersed in hands-on art making, cultural history, and creative problem solving. All camps include a visit to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

During Summer Ceramics Camps, students gain skills in hand building, wheel throwing, and surface decoration, inspired by the Museum’s permanent collection and exhibitions.

From Mess to Masterpiece

Ages 6-7

June 11 – 15 and July 30 – August 3

June 11 – 15

Shaping Stories

Ages 7-9

June 18 – 22 and August 6 – 10

June 18 – 22 and July 23 – 27

Paint, Print

Ages 8-10

June 25 – 29 and August 13 – 17

June 25 – 29 and July 30 – August 3

Reuse, Reimagine, Repurpose

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July 9 – 13 and July 23 – 27

July 9 – 13 and August 6 – 10

Draw It, Build It

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July 16 – 20

July 16 – 20 and August 13 – 17

$250 SBMA Members/$300 Non-Members

$300 SBMA Members/$350 Non-Members

June 11 – August 17 • Ages 5 – 12 • Monday – Friday • 9 am – 3 pm

June 11 – August 17 • Ages 6 – 14 • Monday – Friday • 9 am – 3 pm

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SUMMER SURF CAMPS The most fun your kids will have this summer!

STAGE LEFT JUNIOR Emphasizes exploration and self-expression through the creative arts of performance as well as cooking! Under the direction of Steven Lovelace and Shana Lynch Arthurs, small-group classes include singing, dancing, acting and cooking. Camp culminates with a final performance and a kid-created cookbook. Ages 6-12. Mon.-Fri., June 11-15, 9am-3pm. Extended hours available. $275/week. Peabody School, 3018 Calle Noguera. Call 570-1661 or email stageleftjr@gmail.com. stageleftsb.com

Ages 4-18 | Beginner-Advanced Monday-Friday | 9am-3pm

TEEN ARTS MENTORSHIP This program offers in-depth arts enrichment for aspiring visual arts and writing students who are seriously considering pursuing advanced study and careers in art, performance, and literature. Work in small groups with a professional artist to produce portfolio-quality work, learn presentation and exhibition techniques, and explore career opportunities with artists and writers from the community. This summer’s classes are Printmaking, Large Scale Abstract Painting, 3D Painting, Collage/Drawing, and Watercolor Painting. Ages 13-18. Mid-June to August. $100. Various artist studios and colleges in S.B. Call 965-7321. artsfundsb.org/teen-arts-mentorship

THROUGH THE LENS SUMMER CAMP This two-week program is dedicated to teaching middle school students the basics of film production. Students will collaborate to shoot, edit, and produce a scene from a popular movie, gaining experience in cinematography, production, and film editing. Ages 12-14. Mon.-Fri., June 18-29 and July 9-20, 9am-2pm. $1000/two weeks. MAD Academy, 905 N. Nopal St. Call 966-7918. throughthelenscamp.wordpress.com

TV SANTA BARBARA YOUTH MEDIA CAMP Spend a week exploring media production at TVSB. Learn how to create your own video, use green-screen technology like in the movies, add sound effects, and edit your video to air on TVSB! Ages 8-12. Mon.-Fri.; June 11-15, July 9-13, and July 30-Aug. 3; 9am-5pm. Extended hours available. $325/week. TVSB Media Access Ctr., 329 S. Salinas St. Call 571-1721. tvsb.tv/youth-media-camps

SURF CAMPS . SURF LESSONS PARTIES & EVENTS . ADVANCED COACHING YOUNG SINGERS CLUB VOICE CAMPS Fun afternoon solo voice classes and private lessons are available for all ages. Classes culminate in a live (optional) performance on August 4 at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club. June 25-Aug. 4. Disney/Broadway: Ages 5-8. Tue. and Thu., 3:45-4:45pm. Contemporary/ Broadway: Ages 9-13. Mon. and Wed., 5-6pm. $275. Young Singers Club, 4713 Chandler St. Call 280-9802. youngsingersclub.com

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Coed Basketball Camp For grades 1 – 4 : July 9 – July 13 For grades 5th – 8th: July 16 – July 20 9:00am - 12:00pm Cost - $150 Held at PYC st

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BEACH - BOOGIE SURF CAMP They'll Love it and so will you!

ARCHITECTURE, CITY PLANNING AND ECONOMICS WITH LEGO Design and build according to plans and specifications, build a city with infrastructure, learn zoning mechanics, trade inventions, and exchange money and learn economics. Ages 8-10. Mon.-Fri., Jun. 25-29, 9am-2:30pm. $260/ week. The Architectural Foundation of S.B., 229 E. Victoria St. Call (408) 210-5174. kidzengineering101.com

ARCHITECTURE ENGINEERING 101 Design and build a mini structure with concrete and wood and learn the basics of structural and civil engineering. Decorate the interior with elegant material and real lights, and decorate the landscape with a pool and play structure. Ages 11-18. Mon.-Fri., July 23-27 and July 30-Aug. 3, 9am2:30pm. $275/week. The Architectural Foundation of S.B., 229 E. Victoria St. Call (408) 210-5174. kidzengineering101.com

BEACH EXPLORERS

CAMP GOBOTICS Using Lego Mindstorms NXT and EV3 systems, students learn and apply engineering, math, coding, and teamwork skills to create unique automated and remote-controlled robotic vehicles, sumo robots, battle robots, or a functioning mini amusement park. Students get the excitement of head-to-head competition while developing an understanding of the design cycle.

Convenient Drop Off and Pick Up Board, Wetsuits, Fun + Pizza Lunch on Friday Provided

Ages 6-14. Mon.-Fri., June 11-15, 18-22, and 25-29. $175/ half-day week; $325/full-day week. Multi-week and sibling discounts available. Hollister Elementary School, 4950 Anita Ln. Call 245-0288. campgobotics.com

A week of outdoor fun at Arroyo Burro Beach. Campers will explore their natural surroundings, go tide pooling, learn about native plants, hike to the Douglas Preserve, play games, and create art with natural materials. Perfect for campers who love to play outside and enjoy nature! Snacks and a T-shirt are included.

CATE SUMMER INSTITUTE

Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 6-10, 9am-3pm. $260; $240/ sibling. Watershed Resource Ctr., Arroyo Burro Beach, 2981 Cliff Dr. Call 884-0459 x16 or email rachel@ exploreecology.org. exploreecology.org

Grades 7-8. Sun.-Sat., June 17-23 and 24-30. $1,850/week. Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Call 684-4127 x134. cate.org/csi

Spend a week devoted to academics, leadership, and the outdoors. Your days will be full of excitement: experiential education, making friends from around the world, experiencing the ropes course, and sleeping in dorms overlooking the Pacific.

CALIFORNIA LEARNING CENTER CAMPS/PROGRAMS

CALL 805.699.5371

California Learning Center has several camps and programs dedicated to academics, college prep, and enrichment. Take part in its signature Math Madness camp for entering 4th-7th graders, Creative Writing & Illustrating camp for 4th-7th graders, Writer’s Block Workshop for 6th-8th graders, PSAT and SAT prep courses, college essay days, college application workshop, private college counseling, academic advising, and one-on-one tutoring.

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Ages 6-20. Mon.-Fri., June 25-Aug. 17. Times and prices vary. California Learning Ctr., 3324 State St., Ste. L. Call 563-1579 or email wendi@ clcsb.com. clcsb.com

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Join Our Summer Fun! For a creative, challenging and inspiring camp, MCS is where your child wants to be! Camps for ages 3-12

401 N. Fairview Ave Goleta 805.683.9383 MCSSB.org

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PERSONAL ENRICHMENT SUMMER PROGRAMS Featuring Art, Horseback Riding, Archery, Cultural Arts, Cooking and Animal Care • Ages 6-11

NEW SLEEP AWAY option • Ages 10-15 Visit our website for all the details

Pick-Up and Drop-Off at Rocky Nook Park

Located near Santa Barbara’s Historic Mission, Natural History Museum and Botanic Garden.

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The fun science day camp for curious kids! Our top-notch, enthusiastic educators and leaders make STEM learning an adventure! All-new week-long programs include Science Makers & Inventors Camp, Amusement Park Science Camp, Transforming Robots Camp, and Rovers Rocketing to Space Camp! Enroll by April 31 and save! Ages 5-11. Mon.-Fri.; June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, and July 16-20; 9am3pm. $329/week. Foothill Elementary School, 711 Ribera Dr. Call (888) 909-2822. tinyurl.com/DestinationScience

GET AHEAD PROGRAM (GAP) SUMMER SCHOOL Students entering grades 9-12 can earn 5-10 units of high school credit in class or online during the summer, acquiring the flexibility to take more advanced classes or more electives in the next school year. Most courses meet A-G requirements. Students can also take courses for noncredit. Ages 12-18. Mon.-Thu., June 18-July 26, 8am-1:20pm. $295/five-unit course; $545/10-unit course. San Marcos High School, 4750 Hollister Ave. Call 284-9125. sbefoundation.org/summer-school

ID TECH CAMPS Learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI, and more! This summer, your child can make friends as they master new tech skills and join a community of 350,000 alumni. Ages 7-17. June 25-Aug. 3. Weekly, day, and overnight programs. $899$1,828. UCSB. Call (844) 788-1858. tinyurl.com/idtech-sb

SUMMER CAMPS JUNE 11–AUGUST 17 Ages 4–14 REGULAR DAY (9:00 AM–3:00 PM) $270 Members; $290 non-members EXTENDED DAY (8:30 AM–5:00 PM) $350 Members; $385 non-members

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INVENT. MAKE. PLAY! Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Field trips to MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, will inspire campers’ imagination and innovation. In Session 1: Air, Water, Ground, campers will discover how humans build machines to fly like birds and float like whales and then engineer their own and test them out in the natural world. In Session 2: Machines, campers will investigate machines in our world and take them apart to see what’s inside. Snacks and a T-shirt are included. Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., 9am-3pm. Session 1: July 9-13. Session 2: July 16-20. $260; $240/sibling. Extended care available. Art From Scrap, 302 E. Cota St.; Watershed Resource Ctr., Arroyo Burro Beach, 2981 Cliff Dr.; and MOXI, 125 State St. Call 884-0459 x16 or email rachel@exploreecology.org. exploreecology.org

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Ages 5 - 9 Mon - Fri | 9am -12pm Santa San Barbara Rock Gym’s Climbing Camp is the best way for your developing climber to spend the dog days of summer. Aside from climbing basics, campers will learn the importance of teamwork and community.

Camps Run Every Week Through The Summer Beginning in June

Ages 10 -14 Mon - Fri | 9am -4pm practice rope Climbers will learn and pr skills, climbing technique, and climbing resource stewardship, While experiencing some of Santa Barbara most iconic climbing locations, such as Lizard’s Mouth, Gibraltar Rock, and San Ysidro.

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The #1 Summer STEM Camp for Ages 7–18 Empower your child to take their STEM skills to the next level. From coding and game development to robotics and design, your child will develop in-demand skills and ignite lifelong passions—all within a fun, inclusive environment. Get ready for the best summer ever!

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EDUCATIONAL Cont’d MATH ACADEMY This camp includes individual sessions designed to help students increase math skills. Offered are an assessment, one-on-one tutoring sessions twice a week, and an online program. Scheduling is flexible. Elementary, junior high, and high school students. Mon.-Thu., June 18-Aug. 9, 2:30-6pm. $530/16 sessions. Gateway Educational Services Learning Ctr., 4850-C Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call 895-1153 or email gatewaycamps@gmail.com. gatewaycamps.com/summer-camps

design digital art through code and to design images and animations. Week 2: Basic Web Design is the perfect introduction to web design, HTML, and CSS, where you will learn to create web pages from scratch. Grades 6-8. Mon.-Fri., 9am-noon. Week 1: June 11-15. Week 2: June 18-22. $150/week. S.B. High School, Rm. 25, 701 E. Anapamu St. Email sbhscsacademy@gmail.com. sbhscs.org/enroll/summer-camp

SUMMER MUSIC CAMPS

MATH CAMP AT S.B. FAMILY SCHOOL This is a fun, hands-on exploration of creative mathematics for kids who enjoy math. Weekly themes include Magic, Art, Codes, Sports, Games, Money, and Infinity. The camp is run by a math team coach and math circle leader with more than 20 years of experience.

“Teaching through the arts motivates children and increases their aptitude for learning.”

Kindermusik with Kathy & Friends

Grades 3-9. Mon.-Fri., June 18-Aug. 17. Morning and afternoon sessions available. $190-$420/week. Discounts available through Apr. 30 and May 31. Goleta. Call 680-9950. sbfamilyschool.com/camps

Singing, Piano, Ukulele, Dance, and more.

www.KindermusikwithKathy.com

PRESIDIO ARCHAEOLOGY CAMP Discover Santa Barbara history this summer by excavating the fort that founded our city in 1782. Campers will learn basic excavation techniques and artifact processing methods from archaeologists and will have the opportunity to excavate portions of the Spanish fort and the early 20th-century home of our Japanese community. Ages 11-15. Mon.-Fri., July 9-13, 9am-1pm. $225 (lunch included). El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park, 123 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 965-0093. sbthp.org/presidiocamp

SBHS COMPUTER SCIENCE ACADEMY CREATIVE COMPUTING CAMPS Week 1: Art & Design is the perfect introduction to programming, where you will learn to

Led by Director of Education Marcus Giamatti, ETC’s Young Actors Conservatory is Santa Barbara’s premier theater program for young and aspiring artists with a passion for delving deeper into the craft of theater!

S.B. STEM CAMP AT PEABODY CHARTER SCHOOL Have fun discovering concepts in physics, chemistry, biology, coding, and engineering through exciting hands-on activities. Children may build electrical circuits, prepare food from scratch, and explore engineering challenges! Specially designed learning experiences will be taught by awesome, credentialed teachers! Grades 1-6. Mon.-Fri., June 18-22 and 25-29, 8:30am2:30pm. $260/week. Peabody Charter School, 3018 Calle Noguera. Call 455-9152 or email lauren.rodriguez@ peabodycharter.net. sbstemcamp.com

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SOCIAL JUSTICE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY This camp will give students grades 5-8 the opportunity to develop leadership skills that focus on social justice issues and community advocacy. Students will be mentored through the process of selecting a community project for action and change. The curriculum for the program is called What Matters Most and has been used for the past three years with local high school students.

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Grades 5-8. Mon.-Fri., July 9-13 and 16-20, 8:30am-2pm. $179/week. Gateway Educational Services Learning Ctr., 4850-C Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call 895-1153 or email gatewaycamps@gmail.com. gatewaycamps.com/summer-camps

STEM CAMP FOR GIRLS Participate in fun hands-on projects, increase math skills, and learn computer coding, engineering, and environmental science. Ages 10-13. Mon.-Fri., June 25-29 and July 30-Aug. 3, 8:30am-2pm. $179/ week. Gateway Educational Services Learning Ctr., 4850-C Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call 895-1153 or email gatewaycamps@gmail.com. gatewaycamps.com/summer-camps

June 11, 2018 - August 17, 2018

Daily Field Trips to Local Parks, Beaches, Natural & Historical Sites, Special Guest Speakers and More!

SUMMER LITERACY EXPERIENCE

All Day & Half Day Schedules Available.

This literacy camp offers an innovative environment for kids to develop literacy skills while also engaging in handson creation and exploration. Over four weeks, students work in small groups on a variety of collaborative reading, writing, and discussion-based activities. Grades 1-7. Mon.-Thu., July 9-Aug. 2, 9am-noon. $400/four weeks. McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic, UCSB. Call 893-7905 or email readingclinic@education.ucsb.edu.

TERRIFIC SCIENTIFIC SUMMER DAY CAMPS 2018 Inspire passion for the world of STEAM: science, engineering, robotics, art, and technology! More than 40 different, hands-on, minds-on day camps in biology, chemistry, cooking, archaeology, visual arts, digital games, robotics, programming, engineering, 3D printing, forensics, technology, medicine, astronomy, and oceanography will spark the imagination and interest of kids. There will be weekly themes, take-home projects, exceptional teaching staff, and discovery-based learning. Science was never this much fun! June 11-Aug. 10. Grades K-1: Mon.-Fri., 9am-2pm. Grades 1-6: Mon.-Fri., 9am-3:30pm. Grades 6-9: Mon.-Fri., 9am-3:30pm. $245-$360/week. Multiweek and sibling discount; pre- and post-care available. Vieja Valley Elementary School, 434 Nogal Dr., and Art Explorers Studio, 5370 Hollister Ave., Ste. 2, Goleta. terrificscientific.org

Activities On-site everyday DRAMA • CREATIVE WRITING • ART • SCIENCE

GARDENING • COOKING • BOWLING • GAMES • CRAFTS

Call for a brochure! 964-4511 ASK ABOUT OUR PRE-K CAMPS & AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS!

SBHS Computer Science Academy Camps!

YOUNG WRITERS CAMP (YWC) Fun activities, guest authors, and walking field trips inspire creative writing in half-day classes that nurture imagination and maximize learning. Groups of 20-25 students are led by a team of two credentialed teachers to engage in writing groups, public speaking, and a variety of writing genres. UCSB Creative Writing: Grades 3-9. Mon.-Fri., July 9-20, 9am-12:30pm. UCSB Creative Writing in Digital Spaces: Grades 7-9. Mon.-Fri., July 9-20, 9am-12:30pm. Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, UCSB. Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Creative Writing: Grades 4-9. Mon.-Fri., July 16-27, 9am-12:30pm. Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, 5315 Foothill Rd., Carpinteria. $325 by Apr. 30; $350 by May 30; $375 after May 30. Call 893-5899 or email scwripywc@gmail.com. scwripyoungwriters.wordpress.com

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SBHS CS Academy Students will lead campers to design digital art through code using the programming language: Processing. For grades 6-8. Offered 9AM-12N, June 11-15.

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SBHS CS Academy Students will lead campers in the development of web pages and websites using HTML markup and CSS. They will learn to include pictures, video, and more! For grades 6-8. Offered 9AM-12N, June 18-22.

Cost: $150, scholarships available

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The Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy at UCSB has been teaching soccer players & goalkeepers since 1982. Vogelsinger is celebrating our 53nd year of outstanding technical soccer training.

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Join Nike Soccer Camps at the Soccer Academy California this summer! The Soccer Academy has been training youth players for 45 years in Southern California.

Overnight and day programs available. Ages 9-18.

Overnight and day programs available. Ages 8-17. Goalkeeper, basic skills & advanced sessions. Camp T-Shirt and soccer ball included. Fun evening activities!

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GENERAL AHA! SUMMER PROGRAM 2018

Through an innovative, experiential curriculum, participants ages 14-19 build social and emotional awareness, knowledge, and understanding; learn skills for conflict resolution; engage in creative arts, outdoor activities, and connection circles; gain a better understanding of how their “teen brains” operate; earn community service credits toward graduation; and, most important, have lots of fun. Choose between the morning or afternoon groups, which meet Monday-Wednesday; on Thursday, both groups come together to enjoy the beach or other outdoor activities. Ages 14-19. Mon.-Thu., June 18-July 12, 9am-noon or 2-5pm. Donation based. AHA!, 1209 De la Vina St., Ste. A. Call 770-7200 or email claire@ahasb.org. ahasb.org

Teaching Kids to Be Safe for 40 Years

Safety Town teaches pre- to post-kindergarteners how to evaluate “safe” from “unsafe” and learn general safety at home and in the community. Participants get to drive pedal cars, practice crossing the street in a miniature town, and tour an ambulance, fire truck, and more. REGISTRATION: Must turn 5 years by Sept. 1. $175-$200/week. Call 252-7998 or visit sbsafetytown.org

Meet the zoo’s Australian animals, like koala, kookaburra, and more! Learn about the diversity of animals and their habitats in the land “down under.” Ages 8-12. Mon.-Fri.; July 9-13, July 23-27, and Aug. 6-10; 9am-3pm. $270/week (members); $310/ week (nonmembers). Weekly extended days ($75) and lunches ($50). S.B. Zoo, 500 Niños Dr. Call 962-5339. sbzoo.org

BACKYARD BIOLOGIST

SESSIONS WILL BE HELD AT THESE LOCATIONS: Foothill School – 711 Ribera Dr., Goleta Session 1 June 18-22 Session 2 June 25-29 Session 3 July 9-13 Session 4 July 16-20 Session 5 July 23-27

Train as a professional field biologist alongside the zoo’s team and learn how to be a steward of sustainability. Includes Wednesday overnight at the zoo. Ages 8-12. Mon.-Fri., July 9-13 and July 23-27, 9am-3pm. $270/ week (members); $310/week (nonmembers). Weekly extended days ($45) and lunches ($50) offered. S.B. Zoo, 500 Niños Dr. Call 962-5339. sbzoo.org

El Camino School – 5020 San Simeon Dr. Session 1 June 11-15 Isla Vista School - 6875 El Colegio Rd. Session 1 July 9-13 Session 2 July 16-20

BEST OF THE BEST SUMMER CAMP Looking for a diverse day camp for your kids all summer? This camp is a hidden gem in S.B. and has been voted an S.B. Independent Best Of finalist for the last two years. It’s packed with indoor and outdoor sports, games, crafts, field trips, self-defense training, a reading program, and inspiring special guests.

All Sessions: 8:30-12:00

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S SU UM MM ME ER R CAMP CAMP Kids will build character, be active, and keep their minds sharp all summer! Limited space is available. Ages 6-12. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 9am-4pm. Extended hours (7:30am-6pm) available. $180-$250/week (discount for multiple weeks). Martial Arts Family Fitness, 122 E. Gutierrez St. Call 963-6233. bestofthebestcamp.com

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF S.B. The mission of the club for the past 80 years has been to inspire and enable all young people, especially those children who need us most, to reach their full potential. The camp includes a wide range of activities: athletics, art, dance, computers, swimming, and various field trips. Breakfast, lunch, and a hearty snack are provided. The club can offer this affordable option to working families in Santa Barbara through the generosity and support of donors. Ages 6-18. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 8am-5:30pm. $25/ week. Boys & Girls Club of S.B., 632 E. Canon Perdido St. Call 962-2382 or email katelyn@boysgirls.org. boysgirls.org

CAMP HAVERIM This Jewish day camp offers a nondenominational approach in activities such as art, music, newspaper, drama, daily swimming, and a full array of sports.

periments in this fun camp that focuses on the natural world. Exploring the Arroyo Burro Watershed, campers will learn about creatures great (marine mammals) and small (worms). Projects include tie-dye and nature crafts. Snacks and a T-shirt are included. Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., June 18-22, 9am-3pm. $260/$240 for siblings. Art From Scrap, 302 E. Cota St., and Watershed Resource Ctr., 2981 Cliff Dr. Call 884-0459 x16 or email rachel@exploreecology.org. exploreecology.org

GIRLS INC. OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA: CAMP IGNITE! This camp offers fun, educational, and enriching hands-on interactive programs for girls in a safe, structured, pro-girl environment. Activities include team building, empowerment programs, swimming, field trips, sports, adventure, STEAM, reading, art, cooking, gardening, dance, and more! Grades K-6. Mon.-Fri., June 18-Aug. 10, 7:30am-6pm. $115$210/week. Financial assistance and sibling discounts available. Goleta Valley Ctr., 4973 Hollister Ave.; call 9670319. Santa Barbara Ctr., 531 E. Ortega St.; call 963-4017. girlsincsb.org

GIRLS INC. OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA: CAMP IGNITE FOR TEENS!

Grades K-8. Mon.-Fri., July 16-27 and July 30-Aug. 10, 9am3pm. Bus transportation and extended childcare (8am5pm) available. $300/one-week session; $550/two-week session; $1,000 multi-session. Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Call 895-6593. camphaverim.com

Camp Ignite for Teens! offers a fun-filled environment with a sisterhood of support for teen girls. Weekly activities include outdoor adventures, STEM, leadership, community advocacy, college prep, and more!

ECOLOGY EXPLORERS CAMP

Grades 7+. Mon.-Fri., June 18-Aug. 10, 8:30am-4:30pm. $100/week. Financial assistance and sibling discounts available. Goleta Valley Teen Ctr., 4973 Hollister Ave. Call 967-0319. girlsincsb.org

Campers will go on intertidal adventures, play environmental concept games, and conduct ex-

2018 presents: Santa Barbara Summer Stock School in collaboration with Santa Barbara Middle

Pinocchio! Directed by Eric and Maureen Lehman Carved by a woodcarver named Geppetto, Pinocchio comes to life with the help of the Blue Fairy. But to be a real boy, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, Pinocchio must prove himself worthy. Pinocchio dances with beautiful marionettes, gets involved with bad boys at Trouble Island, he is swallowed by a whale, and much more! Will he make it as a real boy?! Come join us and find out in this SBSS script that uses the different versions of this fantastic fairytale from Disney, Fairy Tale Theater and the original book to tell this wonderful story.

Santa Barbara Summer Stock is an all inclusive youth theater. All the young actors choose for themselves how much they can take on regarding the performance. It’s all about creating joy in the art of play. We believe in the creative self and we do our best to bring that out of all the individuals that join us in creating our performances of Pinnochio. Hope to see you on the stage!

June 18 - July 14, 2018 Mon-Thu • 9:00am-1:30pm

$650

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at Santa Barbara Middle School: 1321 A.P.S., Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Performances:

Thu-Sat, July 12-14, 2018

(May change a little depending on casting)

Visit sbsummerstock.com to register Santa Barbara Summer Stock P.O. Box 60748 Santa Barbara CA 93160 (805)284-6114

Home of Nutcracker at the Arlington

SUMMER CAMP with performance on

JULY 6: PAS DE SEUSS! AGES: 6 and up DATES: June 18 – July 6 TIME: 9 am – 3 pm, Mon. – Fri. COST: $550 for all three weeks $500 if register by May 15th Additional $10/day for extended day until 5 pm

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Give them opportunity to enjoy indoor and outdoor games, a creative playground, arts and crafts, and area field trips!

Isla Vista Youth Projects Inc. hosts this summer program for students, with academic assistance as well as enrichment activities. Lessons include math, language arts, science, art, social science, and reading. There will be indoor/outdoor time throughout the day. Grades 1-6. Mon.-Fri., June 18-Aug. 10, 7:30am-5:30pm. $60/half-day week; $100/full-day week. Isla Vista Elementary School, 6875 El Colegio Rd., Goleta. Call 9681624. ivyp.org

Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 10, 7:30am-5:30pm. $25/half day, $35/full day, $160/week

JR. VETERINARIAN Go behind the scenes at the zoo’s animal hospital, practice skills every vet needs, and learn about the life of an exotic animal veterinarian. Runs weekly. Ages 8-12. Mon.-Fri., July 9-Aug. 17, 9am-3pm. $290/week (members); $330/week (nonmembers). Weekly extended days ($75) and lunches ($50). S.B. Zoo, 500 Niños Dr. Call 962-5339. sbzoo.org

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MONTESSORI CENTER SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS

Goleta Valley Jr. High Campus 6100 Stow Canyon Rd. Call 729-2152.

Sessions offered include Kitchen Science, Outdoor Adventures, Art and Nature, CookMix-Bake, Geography, and Vacation Adventures. Ages 3-12. Mon.-Fri., June 12-Aug. 3, 8:15am-2:30pm. $255-320/week. After-school care available 2:30pm5:30pm. Montessori Center School, 401 N. Fairview Ave., #1, Goleta. Call 683-9383. mcssb.org

MOXI INSTITUTE OF CARDBOARD ENGINEERING SUMMER CAMP

JR. ZOOKEEPER Live a week in the life of a zookeeper by assisting the keeper staff in caring for some of the zoo’s exotic animals. Ages 8-12. Mon.-Fri.; July 16-20, July 30-Aug. 3, and Aug. 13-17; 9am-3pm. $290/week (members); $330/week (nonmembers). Weekly extended days ($75) and lunches ($50). S.B. Zoo, 500 Niños Dr. Call 962-5339. sbzoo.org

KIDS IN MOTION SUMMER CAMP @ BRASIL ARTS CAFÉ Kids will learn to explore movement through martial arts and dance. At this unique camp, participants will have the opportunity to work on acrobatics, kickboxing techniques, and hip-hop moves while doing yoga before and after class. Lunch options are available. Ages 7-12. Mon.-Fri., June-July, 9am-noon or 9am-3pm. $250-$350/week. Brasil Arts Café, 1230 State St. Call 637-5355.

Discover the design, engineering, art, and awe-inspiring strength and power of cardboard. Be inspired to reuse and repurpose all those boxes that come into your home as functional objects, eye-catching art, interactive games, and more. Campers will learn to design, build, and test, applying the practices and principles of engineering as they work together to create a variety of projects — all made from cardboard! Each week is open to a different age group and will feature varying themes. Open to children entering grades 1-6. Mon.-Fri. June 1115, June 18-22, July 2-6, July 9-13, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 2, and Aug. 13-17. 9am-3pm; extended day: 8:30am-5pm. $236-295/session. MOXI Summer Camps, 125 State St. Call 770-5012. moxi.org

MOXI’S DIGITAL CREATIVITY CAMP This camp involves collaborative, projectbased learning as teams of campers create visual soundscapes involving digital audio and visual composition, recording, and editing. As campers learn to use and apply the technology tools necessary to complete the project, they will improve their creative confidence through composition and experimentation and develop critical thinking skills as they problem solve and create. Open to children entering grades 3-6. Mon.-Fri. June 25-29, July 16-20, and Aug. 6-10. 9am-3pm; extended day: 8:30am-5pm. $236-295/session. MOXI Summer Camps, 125 State St. Call 770-5012. moxi.org

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SUMMER KIDS MOVIES Making Smiles All Summer Long at Paseo Nuevo Cinemas 8 West De La Guerra Place, Santa Barbara, CA (at the Paseo Nuevo Shops & Restaurants)

Every Tuesday & Wednesday at 10am during the summer June 12 - August 15 Presented by

All seats are only $2.00!

Summer movies for all ages New movie each week Groups welcome

Visit MetroTheatres.com and Box Office for tickets and schedule

Movie titles are subject to change. Seating limited to availability. Doors open at 9:30am. Learn about the Metro Summer Kids Movies School Fundraiser Program at MetroTheatres.com.

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celebrates our twenty fifth consecutive year as one of California’s longest running, safest and most fun beach camp with kayaking, surfing, beach games, tide pools, dolphins and driftwood houses! Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic counselors ensure your child stays safe and has FUN!

One-week programs 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

REGISTER EARLY & SAVE 10% Register on or before May 1st

Summer Sessions - 6 years & older

Special Counselor In-Training program available to teens!

June ~ July ~ August

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NATURE ADVENTURES 2018 Let your child experiment, experience, and observe the natural world around them at either the Museum along Mission Creek or the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf. Nature Adventures offers 30 uniquely themed, weeklong summer camps to inspire a thirst for discovery and a passion for nature. Campers can explore sharks, bugs, dirt, beaches, tide pools, fossils, chemistry, outer space, and more.

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Ages 4-14. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 9am-3pm; $270/week (members), $290/week (nonmembers). Extended day: 8:30am-5pm; $350-385/week. S.B. Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol, and Sea Center, 211 Stearns Wharf. Call 682-4711. sbnature.org/natureadventures

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PET READY From the feathered and furry to the scaly and slimy, learn how to care for pets of all types and create a terrarium habitat. Ages 8-12. Mon.-Fri., July 16-20 and Aug. 13-17, 9am-3pm. $270/week (members); $310/week (nonmembers). Extended days ($75) and lunches ($50). S.B. Zoo, 500 Niños Dr. Call 962-5339. sbzoo.org

RAINBOW SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP 2018 This camp offers a safe, secure, noncompetitive, stimulating environment for children. Gardening, drama, creative writing, arts and crafts, games, cooking, and bowling will be offered. There will be daily field trips to area parks, beaches, and natural, cultural, and historical sites. Grades 1+. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 7:30am-5:30pm. $20.50/half day; $41/full day. Rainbow School, 5689 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call 964-4511 or email rainbow.school1@verizon.net. rainbowschoolsb.com

SAFETY TOWN Safety Town teaches pre- to post-kindergarteners how to evaluate “safe” from “unsafe” and about general safety at home and in the community. Participants get to drive pedal cars, practice crossing the street in a miniature town, and tour an ambulance, fire truck, and more. Must be age 5 by Sept. 1. Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-noon. Foothill School: June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, and July 23-27. 711 Ribera Dr., Goleta. El Camino School: June 11-15. 5020 San Simeon Dr. I.V. School: July 9-13 and July 16-20. 6875 El Colegio Rd., Goleta. $175-$200/week. Call 252-7998 or email annegsb@cox.net. sbsafetytown.org

Six Weeks, Six Camps!

Why choose just one?

July 9 – August 17 Visit sbzoo.org/zoocamp for schedules, information, and registration. (805) 962-5339 • Just off Cabrillo Blvd. at East Beach • sbzoo.org

ARTS BY THE SEA

7 one-week day camp sessions | Art show and performance at the end of every camp! For children ages 6 to 12 | Monday – Friday | 9:00-3:00 855 Linden Ave. in Carpinteria FINE ARTS IN THE MORNING AND DRAMA IN THE AFTERNOON June 25-29, July 2-6, 23-27, July 30-Aug 3, Aug 6-10 FINE ARTS IN THE MORNING AND MUSIC SESSION IN THE AFTERNOON with African drums – July 9-13, July 16-20 All materials, supplies, snack and t-shirt are included. $275 or $250 for members

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Junior Tennis & Swim Camp & High Performance Tennis Clinics

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STEM Camp for Girls CREATE – LEARN – BE CHALLENGED

June 25 - 29 and July 30 - August 3 Ages 10 -13 | 8:30 - 2:00 daily • Build and program a computer • Learn the essentials of robotics (engineering) • Discover more about marine biology (Including a field trip) • Projects with computer coding • Improve problem solving and math skills (Common Core) • Each day we will focus on one STEM subject area

Waldorf School of S.B. Summergarten Camp

SOCIAL JUSTICE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Develop Leadership Skills that Focus on Social Justice Issues

JULY 9-13 AND JULY 16-20 • GRADES 5-8 • 8:30 – 2:00 DAILY • Explore issues • Meet and speak with community leaders

GENERAL Cont’d S.B. CHARTER SCHOOL Chart a course for the kids this summer at S.B. Charter School, giving them the opportunity to enjoy indoor and outdoor games, a creative playground, arts and crafts, and area field trips, including full days at the beach! Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 10, 7:30am-5:30pm. $25/half day; $35/full day; $160/week. Goleta Valley Jr. High, 6100 Stow Canyon Rd., Goleta. Call 729-2152.

S.B. ZOO CAMP It’s the award-winning Zoo Camp you know and love! Campers enjoy games, crafts, Zoo Train rides, and daily animal encounters. Runs weekly; full day and half day. Ages 3-8. July 9-Aug. 17, 9am-noon and 9am-3pm. $195-$225/week (9am-noon), $255-$285/week (full day). Weekly extended days ($75) and lunches ($50). S.B. Zoo, 500 Niños Dr. Call 962-5339. sbzoo.org

SUMMER @ LAGUNA This camp promises tons of fun and sun for campers. An enthusiastic team of teachers looks forward to giving your child a memorable day-camp experience. Students will be placed in age-based groups to experience arts and crafts, outside sports, and games that include rock-wall climbing, building with Lego, and prepping for singing stardom with music. Snacks, lunch, and a T-shirt are included. Ages 4-10. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 6-10 and Aug. 13-17, 8:30am2pm. Extended care available. $330/week. Laguna Blanca Lower School, 260 San Ysidro Rd., Montecito. Call 695-8143. lagunablanca.org/summer

TRINITY’S GARDENSONG DAY CAMP Learn to celebrate and care for the earth and our bodies, minds, and spirits through music, gardening, Bible stories, outdoor games, and arts and crafts. Campers will use food from the Trinity Gardens to help create healthy snacks each day. For children entering grades K-6. Mon.-Fri., June 2529, 9am-3pm. $125/child or $225/family. Scholarships

• Visit community service sites • Select a community project for action and change

available. Trinity Lutheran Church, 909 N. La Cumbre Rd. Call 687-1577 or email family@telcsb.org. telcsb.org

• Supervised volunteering

UCSB RECREATION CENTER One of the best-kept secrets in town, the Rec Center offers great summer recreation for the entire family. Options include swimming, a weight room, cardio equipment, the new rock wall, and use of the gymnasium. All ages. June 18-Sept. 16. Adult hours: Mon.-Fri., 6:30am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 9am9pm. Children’s hours: Mon.Thu., 10am-9pm; Fri.-Sun., 10am-8:30pm. $8-$15/day; $285$395/membership (depending on affiliation). Recreation Ctr., UCSB. Call 893-3913. recreation.ucsb.edu

• Final group presentations SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE FOR TITLE 1 SCHOOL STUDENTS A non-profit College prep learning center 4850 Hollister Ave Suite C • in the Turnpike Center (Across from San Marcos High)

895.1153 • gatewaycamps@gmail.com • gatewayeducationalservices.org

UCSB SUMMER DAY CAMP The university will be celebrating its 37th summer with activities for boys and girls, including swimming, gymnastics, arts and crafts, a ropes adventure course, field games, and much more. Ages 5-14. Mon.-Fri., nine one-week sessions running June 18-Aug. 17, 7:15am-5:30pm. $165-$195/week. UCSB. Call 893-3913 or email camps@recreation.ucsb.edu. recreation.ucsb.edu

WALDORF SCHOOL OF S.B. SUMMERGARTEN CAMP This camp offers activities designed to stimulate children’s imagination while they actively connect with the natural world through singing, storytelling, puppet stories, crafting, and painting. Children will dress up, storm castles, build forts and fairy houses, tend the garden, and go on hiking adventures on the trails around the Waldorf campus. Ages 3.5-7. Mon.-Fri.; July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, and July 30-Aug. 3; 9am-1pm. Extended care available for additional fee. $200/week. Waldorf School of S.B., 7421 Mirano Dr., Goleta. Call 967-6656. waldorfsantabarbara.org

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Ages 4+. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 8:30am-4pm. Extended care: 3-6pm. $180+/week. Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Rd. Call 569-5611 or email info@elingspark.org. elingspark.org/summer-camps

FAIRVIEW GARDENS FARM CAMP! Join for one-week camps all summer long on a 12.5-acre organic farm as campers engage in gardening activities, harvest and prepare farm-fresh snacks, create land-based arts and crafts, play games, climb trees, and tell stories to deepen their connection to their food and the natural world. Ages 4-10. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17 (no camp the week of July 4). Ages 4-5: 9am-1pm; ages 6-10: 9am-3pm. Sliding scale: $255-$355/week. Fairview Gardens, 598 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Call 967-7369 or email education@ fairviewgardens.org. fairviewgardens.org

HEARTS BEGINNER SUMMER HORSE EXPERIENCE This camp offers a safe and integrated horse and ranch experience for children with and without disabilities. This unique learning experience includes horsemanship skills, science, art projects, unmounted horse activities, herd observation and how it relates to peer development, and three one-hour riding lessons with a certified riding instructor. This camp is intended for beginner riders. Ages 6-10. Mon.-Fri., June 18-22 and 25-29 and July 9-13,

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July 2 to July 13, 2018 9am to 5pm Students will work collaboratively with visiting Brazilian students to learn entrepreneurial skills and create a startup business idea in this one of a kind, all day camp, focused on Startups, Tech & Impact Entrepreneurship.

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Camp Elings offers a variety of 10-week-long Summer Camps: Sports & Nature, Tennis, BMX, Lacrosse, and Inclusion Camp, a partnership with Peer Buddies for kids and teens with special needs. Kids will enjoy games, hikes, arts and crafts, sports activities, snacks, a camp T-shirt, and special presentations. On Fridays there will also be free lunch and slipn-slide fun! Community Service Hours are available through the CIT Program.

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9am-1pm. $350/week. Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Ctr., 4420 Calle Real. Call 364-5206. www.heartsriding.org/ ride/summer-at-the-ranch

OCEAN EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMP Make waves with this weeklong program that focuses on ocean sports and marine education topics. Campers will interact and play in the waves to learn about ocean conservancy, marine wildlife, and ocean safety. Other activities include paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing, bodyboarding, and more.

Learn more, see the curriculum & register for camp @

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Blue Dolphin Dive Camp Session 1 – June 18-29 Mon–Thurs | 10am -12pm

Ages 7-14. Mon.-Fri., July 30-Aug. 3 and Aug. 6-10, 9am3pm. $255/week (members), $295/week (nonmembers). Paddle Sports Ctr., S.B. Harbor., 117 Harbor Wy., Ste. B. Call 617-3425. paddlesportsca.com/camps

Session 2 – July 23- Aug.3 Mon–Thurs | 10am -12pm

$160 per diver

ORCA SUMMER CAMP

Santa Barbara High School pool

For 25 consecutive summers, Orca Summer Camp celebrates the longest-running and most fun beach camp with a dynamic program of building confidence in the water, bodyboarding, surfing, kayaking, beach games, tide pools, dolphin days, and driftwood designs. Experienced and enthusiastic counselors ensure your child stays safe, keeps learning, and has fun. Ages 6-14. July 9-Aug. 31, 9am-3pm. $325/week, $90/ day. Backside Rincon, Carpinteria. Call 448-3308 or email orcaschool13@gmail.com. orcacamp.org

PEAK2PACIFIC AMAZING RACE BIKING ADVENTURES CAMP Campers will bike, kayak, stand-up paddle board, rock climb, and hike with their teams on an amazing race to find clues and take on the ultimate scavenger hunt and challenges through S.B. With each team’s quest to find certain destinations through clues, teams will be rewarded with opportunities to become leaders in team building, sports, and adventure activities throughout the week as they embark on all terrains by various modes of

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SUMMER CAMPS 2018 Archery: June 11-15 (half day) Sports Skills 1: June 18-22 (half day) Sports Skills 2: June 25-29 (half day) Basketball 1: June 18-22 (full day) Basketball 2: July 9-13 (full day) Tennis 1: July 16-20 (half day) Tennis 2: July 23-27 (half day) Cheer & Dance 1: July 2-6 (half day) Cheer & Dance 2: July 9-13 (half day) Co-Ed Soccer: July 2-6 (half day) Co-Ed Volleyball: July 2-6 (half day)

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Baseball: July 30 - August 2 (full day)

Early Bird Special: March 26-June 1

Track & Field: July 16-20 (half day)

Half-Day -- $175 Full-Day -- $225 Standard Warrior Summer Camp Pricing: June 2-July 30 Half-Day -- $200 Full-Day -- $250 Family Rate / week: 2nd child or more receives family rate discount Half-Day -- $175 Full-Day -- $225

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BIBLE DISCOVERY CAMP 2018 All Children Welcome

June 11-15 9 to noon Ages 3 –11

GOD AND ME

Financial help available

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OUTDOOR/GENERAL Cont’d transportation. All skill levels can join the adventure! Ages 8-14. Mon.-Fri., July 2-6 and 9-13, 9am-3pm. $375/ week. Call 689-8326. peak2pacific.com

PEAK2PACIFIC END OF SUMMER ADVENTURE CHALLENGES CAMP

and islands. Each day, campers will hike, swim, kayak, stand-up paddle board, climb, backpack, bike, or sail to chart their next challenge and navigate their new adventures.

Have you ever wanted to be an Olympian in the summer games or wanted to take your adventuresome spirit to the next level? Combine the camaraderie, perseverance, and sportsmanship of the Summer Olympics and the awesome adventures of hiking, biking, climbing, bouldering, ropes courses, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and beach adventures to take home the gold with newfound friends and a passion for “playing” outdoors.

PEAK2PACIFIC OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMPS Campers will explore and learn the skills needed to become an expert “Leave No Trace” adventurer in various environments ranging from S.B.’s highest mountain peaks to our creeks and rivers and all the way to our sandy shores and blue Pacific channels

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*Valid only at the Ventura location listed. One discount per purchase. Offer not valid on previous purchases or sale items. Offer valid in-store only 3/30/18 thru 4/16/18.

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PEAK2PACIFIC NATURE ARTS & SCIENCE ADVENTURES CAMP

Ages 6-14. Mon.-Fri., June 18-22 and 25-29, 9am-3pm. $375/week. Call 689-8326. peak2pacific.com

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American Goldfinch

Ages 8-14. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 20-24, 9am-3pm. $100/day, $400/week. Call 689-8326. peak2pacific.com

Outdoor adventurers with a passion to learn, discover, and be inspired by nature will have opportunities to explore S.B. through the creative eyes of an artist, the inquisitive mind of a scientist, and the sustainability of an environmentalist. Campers will participate in hiking, creek exploration, tide pooling, swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, snorkeling, nature art, photography, and nature journaling.

Lesser Goldfinch

Ages 6-14. Mon.-Fri., July 16-20 and 23-27, 9am-3pm. $375/week. Call 689-8326. peak2pacific.com

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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SUMMER BOOTCAMP CALLING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS!

PEAK2PACIFIC OCEAN ADVENTURE CAMPS Calling all young marine biologists, oceanographers, mermaids, and deep-sea ocean explorers! This camp is all about diving into the mysterious, the magical, the minuscule, and the massive wonders of the oceans. Campers will explore waves, currents, mainland and Channel Island biology and ecology, algae, invertebrates, fish, mammals, and everything that connects to the web of life! Campers become true biologists, collect data, and literally dive into science from our kayak, SUP, snorkel, and beach explorations and activities.

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August 10th, 11th and 12th, 2018 LEAP into your senior year. LAUNCH into your dreams!

Ages 6-14. Mon.-Fri., July 30-Aug. 3, 9am-3pm. $375/ week. Call 689-8326. peak2pacific.com

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Heather's y Cottage Preschoo r t n u l Co Now Enrolling/Open House

Heather's Country Cottage is a Waldorf-Inspired preschool for children ages 3-6, that includes academics and kindergarten preparation. Located in a magical woodland setting.

Come to our Open House! 737 E. Victoria St. S.B. 93103

SB Kids Camps Where there’s a camp for every kid

Find all your summer camps in one place, with quick and comprehensive search and filtering! Share your choices to easily coordinate with friends!

“I’m looking for a camp...”

... that will satisfy my kid’s surf craving the week of July 15 for less than $300.

... that will keep my kid outside and active while I work from 9 am to 4 pm.

... that offers both theater and dance and is available downtown in August.

... that will teach my kid soccer in the mornings the week of August 6.

Saturday, April 7 & 28 Saturday, May 12 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Summer Offerings Fairy Camp: June 12-16, Nature Explorers: June 19-23 Prairie Camp: June 26-30 M–F 9–2 $250/week

(805) 453-2434

Heather Campbell has a B.A. in Psychology and is a credentialed teacher with over 20 years experience, teaching grades K-2 and preschool

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PEAK2PACIFIC SAILING ADVENTURE CAMP Campers will learn American Sailing Association Basic Sailing boat rigging, knots, navigation, wind mechanics, and rules of the “road”/right-of-way rules and gain skilled experience in the techniques and strategies of sail racing. Gain experience sailing on a variety of sailboats, and learn how to sail with a crew, double-handed and/or even singlehanded in solo sailing and racing. With light breezes in the morning, sailors can take a break at the mooring and enjoy some kayaking, swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, and team-building games too! Ages 8-14. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 13-17, 9am-3pm. $400/week. Call 689-8326. peak2pacific.com

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RANCHO PALOMINO SANTA BARBARA Campers will enjoy horseback riding, farm animal care, art projects, archery, cooking, obstacle courses, games, culture, and water play. Contact for more information on SleepAway camp for ages 10-14. Ages 6-11. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 9:30am-3:30pm. Extended day: 9am4pm. $300. Sibling discount available. Rancho Palomino. Call 570-5075. ranchopalominosb.com

RIDGEWOOD FARM HORSE CAMP Join Ridgewood Farm at the historic Rancho Asoleado for fun in the sun with horses. This horse camp specializes in teaching children the fundamentals of hunter/jumper riding and horsemanship along with horse-related arts and crafts. Ages 6+. Mon.-Fri.; July 30-Aug. 3, Aug. 6-10, and Aug. 13-17; 9am-2pm. $750/session with a $50 discount for each additional session attended. 250 Nogal Dr. Call 886-2087 or email courtney@ridgewoodfarm.org. ridgewoodfarm.org

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Art Impact Camp For youth ages 5-17, 11-1 week sessions from June through Aug. We are limited to 10-12 full week students so that each camper is given individual attention, offering three lesson plans every day, with time to explore their own ideas. Each week has a different theme. If students want to attend two drawing weeks, advanced activities are offered. We will explore material, techniques, and historical references related to the weekly theme as jumping off points to creativity. Fridays from 2:30-3pm will feature a student art show, where students will have the opportunity to display their creations for family and friends. Camp runs from 9am to 3pm. Morning care 8-9am and afternoon care 3-5pm are available ($15/hr, available, 1 hour blocks, no partial hours). No after care hours Fridays. Artists ages 5-13, $400./per wk. CIT’s ages 14-17 and siblings and referrals, $385./per wk. Spots can be reserved with a $150. deposit. The remainder is due May 1st. Registration after May 20th... add $50. INDEPENDENT.COM

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GRIEF, ADDICTION & RELATIONSHIPS Individual, Couples and Group Therapy

Gina Grujovski, MFT

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FREE TAX ASSISTANCE February 2nd, 2018 to April 13th, 2018 United Way of Santa Barbara County 320 East Gutierrez Street Starts Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 Walk-ins only Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 1:00PM – 5:00PM Goleta Valley Community Center 5679 Hollister Ave. Goleta Starts Friday Feb. 2nd, 2018 Fridays 9AM – Noon and 1PM – 4PM Walk-ins only No Appointments this year.


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OUTDOOR/GENERAL Cont’d S.B. UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SUMMER PROGRAM The program runs all year including summer, with engaging academic enrichment, field trips, gardening, hip-hop dance, art, games, and more taught by credentialed teachers with a 1:14 ratio. Breakfast, lunch, and a snack are provided. Children from all schools within the district may enroll.

ICE SKATING CAMP Jun 11-15 & Aug 6-10 Ages 6-14, 8:30am-4:00pm

traditions of childhood wandering in nature, under the careful guidance of experienced and dedicated mentors. Ages 4-17. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, various times. $255$895/session. Scholarships available. Drop-off/pickup at many locations throughout S.B. and Goleta. Visit the website for specific dates and locations. Call 964-8096. wyp.org/kids-summer

Skating School Learn-to-Skate 8-week Sessions—all levels For fun, figure skating or hockey

Birthday Parties! Gold, Silver & Bronze Packages

Grades K-12. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 7:30am-5 or 5:30pm. $200/week. Must sign up for two weeks. Call 965-4633 x6502.

Daily Public Ice Skating

WILDERNESS YOUTH PROJECT SUMMER CAMP

www.iceinparadise.org 6985 Santa Felicia Drive, Goleta CA 805.879.1550 A non-profit 501(c)(3) entity

Spend one or two weekday camps visiting a different wild place (beach, mountain, creek) in S.B. each day. Wilderness Youth Project focuses on child-centered exploration and play by returning to the

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SPECIAL NEEDS CAMP MARIPOSAS A fun summer camp for special-needs children, Camp Mariposas creates opportunities for young children to engage in fun activities that enhance and facilitate their communication and sensory development through both speech and occupational therapy services.

Conscious Kids

Ages 3-12. Mon. and Wed. or Tue. and Thu.; June 11-29, July 2-20, and July 23-Aug. 11; 8:30-11am, noon-2:30pm, or 3-4pm. $400/three-week session. MP Health of S.B., 621-B W. Micheltorena St. Call 253-2547. mphealthsb.com/camp.html

CAMP WHEEZ Celebrating 40 years, Sansum Clinic’s Camp Wheez is a day camp for children with asthma designed for their special needs. Campers learn to manage their asthma while they participate in recreation, enjoy arts and crafts, and have old-fashioned camp fun. This camp

Preschool & Kindergarten

is staffed by medical professionals, trained volunteers, and community members. Grades 1-6. Mon.-Fri., Aug. 6-10, 8:30am-12:30pm. Extended care available. Free (with $40 program fee). First Baptist Church, 949 Veronica Springs Rd., and Downtown Boys & Girls Club, 632 E. Canon Perdido St. (transportation provided by Easy Lift). Call 681-7672. sansumclinic.org/camp-wheez

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All children are welcome to a camp of Bible stories, singing, games, crafts, snacks, and new friendships. Ages 3-11. Mon.-Fri., June 1115, 9am-noon. $45. Discounts available. Christian Science Sunday School, 120 E. Valerio St. Call 9664007 or email biblediscoverycamp@ gmail.com. facebook.com/ SantaBarbaraBibleCamp

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SPIRITUAL BIBLE DISCOVERY CAMP: GOD AND ME

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CIRCLE V RANCH CAMP Circle V, located across from Cachuma Lake, just 20 minutes from downtown S.B., is a traditional six-day/ five-night sleepover summer camp. Circle V is currently rebuilding after the 2017 Whittier Fire. Please visit the website for the latest information.

Kindergarten & up!

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Scottie Dogs *Cats* Dolphins American Girl Doll Clothes Pillows * Beach Bags

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Studio on Overpass Rd.

Ages 7-13. Circle V Ranch Camp, 2550 Hwy. 154. Call 688-5252. circlevranchcamp.org

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Santa Barbara Surf Adventures Surf & Water Safety Summer Camp

• 6/11/18 - 8/17/18 • Each Session 1 Week • Located at Leadbetter Beach

SPORTS

CATE SPORTS ACADEMY

Santa Barbara Surf Adventures Leadbetter camp is a one week surf camp geared towards first-time and beginner surfers. All instructors have CPR and First Aid Certification. Recommended for ages 8 years and up with basic swimming skills

One Day Rate: $62 Weekly Rate: $310 • Second Week discounted: $240 Sign up at www.santabarbarasurfadventures.com or call 963-1281

Bring your child to the next level of sports. Located on a mesa overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Cate Sports Academy offers tennis, basketball, water polo, swimming, boys’ and girls’ lacrosse, volleyball, softball, swimming, baseball, and outdoor adventure, which are all led by experienced coaches and instructors. Halfday, full-day, extended-day, and overnight options are available. Grades 3-11. July 9-Aug. 3, various times. $195-$995/week. Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Call 684-4127 x134. catesportsacademy.org

DUNN AQUATICS The Dunn School Summer Aquatics program has something for the whole family: swim lessons, Splashball camp, aqua aerobics, and the popular family pool pass! All ages. Times and cost vary by program. Dunn School, 2555 W. Hwy. 154, Los Olivos. Call 686-0615. dunnschool.org/summer-aquatics

GAUCHOS GIRLS WATER POLO CAMP The Gauchos Girls Water Polo Camp (GGWPC) is coached by experienced female athletes and coaches to ensure the best instruction for female athletes of the sport. The GGWPC teaches girls how to train, fuel their bodies, and make their water polo goals a reality. Grades 6-12. Wed.-Sat., June 27-30. $455/day camp, $635/overnight. UCSB Campus Pool. Call 893-3225. gauchosgirlswaterpolocamp.com

GIRLS INC. OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA GYMNASTICS CAMP

Wetsuits and soft surfboards will be provided! FREE T-shirts & Hat. Daily lunch & drinks from Shoreline Cafe

Girls Inc.’s fun-filled, weekly-themed gymnastics camp is led by certified instructors and features skill instruction, obstacle courses, games, and a showcase performance each week! No gymnastics experience is necessary. Great for girls and boys, and beginner and intermediate gymnasts. Ages 5-12. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17, 9am-3:30pm. $250/week. Extended-care option available. Girls Inc. Gymnastics, 531 E. Ortega St. Call 963-4492. girlsincsb.org

HENDRY’S BEACH JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS YEARS

Celebrating 40 Years! Camp Wheez is a day camp for children with asthma, providing them with a unique and fun camp experience designed for their special needs, free-of-charge. Campers in grades 1-6 participate in activities teaching them about their asthma, games & recreation, arts & crafts, old-fashioned camp fun! When:

Ages 8-17. Mon.-Fri., June 18-July 6 and July 16-Aug. 3, 9:30am-2pm. $315/three-week session, $40 sibling discount. Hendry’s Beach. Call 729-5028 or email sbcojg@sbparks.org. sbparks.org/jg

August 6 – 10, 2018 Mon – Fri 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM Extended hours available to 5:30 PM. Ask for details.

ICE SKATING CAMP

Where:

First Baptist Church, 949 Veronica Springs Road, Santa Barbara

Apply:

Space is limited. For an application in English or Spanish, or for

Ice-skate at the coolest place in town! No skating experience is required, and all levels are welcome. There are group classes, open practice, off-ice training, games, indoor and outdoor activities, and catered lunches.

more information:

www.SansumClinic.org/camp-wheez or (805) 681-7672 We are also accepting applications for volunteers!

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This fun and educational junior lifeguard program is instructed and supervised by the S.B. County Lifeguards and provides children with instruction in life-saving, rescue techniques, water safety, first aid, CPR, marine ecology, the environment, and marine life. Activities include paddling, surfing, body surfing, running, swimming, watersports, and beach games. Tryouts are April 24 and May 22. Enrollment is limited!

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Ages 6-14. Mon.-Fri., Jun. 11-15 and Aug. 6-10, 8:30am-4pm. $395/week. Ice in Paradise, 6985 Santa Felicia Dr., Goleta. Call 879-1550 or email matt@iceinparadise.org. iceinparadise.org

KIDS BOWL FREE: ZODO’S BOWLING & BEYOND Enrolled kids will bowl the long summer days away with two free games of bowling every day. Ages 16 and younger. Daily, May 28-Sept. 3, 8:30am-4:30pm. Free. Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond, 5925 Calle Real, Goleta. Call 967-0128. kidsbowlfree.com/zodos

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S CAMP SU UM MM ME ER R CAMP NEXT LEVEL SPORTS CAMP Get your kids out of the house and off their phones this summer with S.B.’s premier summer sports camp for boys and girls! Campers can play baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and volleyball while learning from the area’s best professional, college, and high school coaches. Register online today! Ages 5-14. Mon.-Fri.; July 9-13 and 16-20; half-day: 9am-noon or 12:30-4pm, full day: 9am-4pm. $200$365/week. Sibling discount available. Next Level Sports Camp, 4000 La Colina Rd. Call (714) 333-8623. nextlevelsportscamp.com

NIKE SOCCER ACADEMY CALIFORNIA The Soccer Academy has been training youth players for 45 years in Southern California. The academy offers a unique program of instruction that develops each camper’s skills and tactical awareness. Ages 8-17. 8:30am-4:30pm. Week 1: Sat.-Wed., July 21-25. Week 2: Thu.-Tue., July 26-31. Week 3: Wed.Mon., Aug. 1-6. $420-$740/week. Extended day and overnight available for all camps. Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Call (800) 645-3226. tinyurl.com/catesoccer

NIKE VOGELSINGER SOCCER ACADEMY Celebrating its 53rd year, this camp consists of professional staff and master teachers from all over the world. Campers will learn technical skills and tactical concepts from top-notch coaches. Become a better player and a better person as you learn how to work toward the goals you set for yourself. All-Star 1: Ages 9-18. June 17-22, 8:30am-4:30pm. $705-$1,120. Mini-Academy 1: Ages 12-18. June 17-30, 8:30am-8:30pm. $2,120-$2,560. Academy: Ages 12-18. June 17-July 6, 8:30am-8:30pm. $3,095-$3,595. AllStar 2: Ages 9-18. June 24-29, 8:30am-4:30pm. $705-$1,120. Mini-Academy 2: Ages 12-18. June 24-July 6, 8:30am-8:30pm. $2,090-$2,520. All-Star 3: Ages 12-18. July 1-6, 8:30am-4:30pm. $705-$1,120. Extended day and overnight available for all camps. UCSB. Call (800) 645-3226. tinyurl.com/nikesoccersb2018

OCEAN ADVENTURES BY A-FRAME SURF Campers will learn about the ocean from hands-on experience in a safe and fun environment with the goal of gaining respect for the ocean through activities such as surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, beach games, arts and crafts, and more. A T-shirt, snacks, and a hot lunch from Padaro Beach Grill and Borrello’s are included. Lifeguard, CPR, and first aid are on-site. Ages 5-13. Mon.-Fri., June 4-Aug. 31, 9am-3pm. $350/week, $90/day. Western end of Santa Claus Ln. Beach, Carpinteria. Call 684-8803. summerbeachcamp.com

ONE. SOCCER SCHOOLS SUMMER CAMPS Marking its 19th year, one. Soccer Schools offers elite residential and day soccer camps this summer. Join one of the top soccer camps in the country, known for player development, innovative curriculum, and a dedicated international coaching staff. The goal and strength of one. Soccer Schools is to create a professional, challenging, player-development-centered environment, where players learn, improve, and ultimately have a blast! Elite Residential Camps for Field Players and Goalkeepers (Club-Level Players): Ages 9-16. Five-Day Camps: June 17-21 and 22-26 and June 27-July 1; 10-Day Camps: June 17-26 and June 22-July 1; 15-Day Camp: June 17-July 1. $739-$2449. Cate School, 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Elite Day Camps: Mon.Fri., June 11-15 and July 23-27. Field Player and Goalkeeper: Ages 9-16. 8:30am-4:30pm (half day Friday). $299-$349. Juniors: Ages 5.5-9. 8:30am-noon. $199-$239. Jett: Ages 3-5. Various times. $119. Girsh Park, 7050 Phelps Rd., Goleta. Call 845-6801. onesoccerschools.com

PAGE YOUTH CENTER SUMMER CAMPS Page Youth Center will offer different coed camps for this summer. Mon.-Fri., 9am-noon. Coed Basketball Camp: Grades 1-4: July 9-13. Grades 5-8: July 16-20. Coed Indoor Soccer Camp: Grades 1-8. July 23-27. $150/week. Page Youth Ctr., 4540 Hollister Ave. Call 967-8778. pageyouthcenter.org

RITZ-CARLTON BACARA SUMMER TENNIS CAMP All levels are welcome to learn to play tennis on four clay courts from certified tennis professionals. All campers will play games and do drills to learn about the modern techniques of the game. Ages 6-16. Mon.-Fri.; June 11-15, 18-29, and 25-29 and July 9-13, 1:15-4pm. $300/week, $60/day. The RitzCarlton Bacara, S.B., 8301 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call 571-3386 or email otis.smith@ritzcarlton.com.

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Santa Barbara Premier Water Polo Club & UCSB Summer Camp Learn from Olympians at a nationally ranked water polo program! We teach the fundamentals of water polo while encouraging the rewards of selfdiscipline, commitment, and teamwork. Kids are split into age and skill levels. All our instructors are highly seasoned water polo athletes and are CPR certified and trained in safety and first aid.

CAMP CHIT CHAT

is a fun and socially interactive camp for preschool-aged children with mild-moderate speech and language delays.

RiteCare Language Center in the Masonic Center at 16 E. Carrillo St. SB

June 4th-July 27th Your child will attend one 60 minute therapy session per week

We offer weekly summer and winter day camps at UCSB, as well as overnight options. Also offered is a FREE two-week trial of our year-round club program which culminates at the end of July at the Junior Olympics, then resumes again in late August. Boys and girls ages 4-18.

Year-Round Club contact Annabelle at admin@sbpremierwaterpolo.com Summer/Winter Camp contact Wolf at goletapolo@yahoo.com

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Please download an application from our website: santabarbararitecarecenter.org Application deadline April 15, 2018

Come visit us at our Earth Day Festival booth in the Kids Corner!

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Summer Day Camp

June 18-August 17. (9 sessions) Mon-Fri 7:15am-5:30pm. Ages 5-14. Swimming, gymnastics, arts & crafts, ropes course, field games and more Cost: $165/wk - $195/wk.

Rec Cen Family Memberships Enjoy the beautiful swimming pools and facilities with the whole family. $375

June 18-Sept. 16

Jr. Lifeguards Participate in a program that will improve self esteem, teamwork, physical fitness, first aid/ocean safety skills, environmental awareness. Oh, and it’s a lot of fun too! Ages 8-17 Mon-Fri, 8:30am-12:30pm Tryouts: 4/7, 4/29, 5/19 & 6/3

Session 1: June 25-July 20 Session 2: July 23-Aug. 17 Cost: $365 each or $585 for both

Surf & Kayak Camp Surf, kayak, SUP instruction and beach activities. All instructors are lifeguards. June 18-August 17. (9 sessions) Mon-Fri 1:00pm-5:00pm Ages 9-15 Cost: $120wk-$145/wk With Summer Day Camp: $185-$230

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QUASARS TO SEA STARS • Multi-year Work-Study-Volunteer program open to current 8th and 9th graders.

VOLUNTEENS: • Summer volunteer opportunity. • Become a Museum ambassador and lead teen-designed programs for Museum guests.

COUNSELORS IN TRAINING – C.I.T. • Summer volunteer opportunity. • Support youth and staff in our summer camp programs.

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CAMP HAVERIM This Jewish day camp offers a nondenominational approach in activities such as art, music, newspaper, drama, daily swimming, and a full array of sports. Grades K-8. Mon-Fri. July 16-27 and July 30-Aug. 10, 9am-3pm.

Marina 4. Call 962-2826 or email ian@sbsail.com. sbsail.com

S.B. SAILING CENTER YOUTH SAILING CAMP With an emphasis on safety and fun, this popular camp teaches nautical terminology, knots, rules of the road, tacking, jibing, sail trim, and points of sail.

Go green, and safely experience the freedom of having a set of wheels. Learn bike skills and how to choose a route, fix a flat, and perform basic bike mechanics while you navigate neighborhood streets. Bring a bicycle in working condition and a helmet, and be ready to have fun! Ages 10-14. Mon.-Fri., 9am-noon. June 11-15: Goleta Valley Junior High School, 6100 Stow Canyon Rd., Goleta; Carpinteria Children’s Project, 5201 8th St, Carpinteria. June 18-22: S.B. Junior High School, 721 E. Cota St. $150/ week. Call 699-6301. sbbike.org/summer_camp

S.B. FORESTERS BASEBALL CAMP Play ball! The six-time national champion Foresters put on the best baseball camp in town, with the team’s players acting as counselors. Learn baseball skills, play games, and have fun! The camp fee includes free admission for campers to Foresters games all summer! ’Ster it up with the best in the land! Ages 7-12. Mon.-Fri.; July 2-6*, 9-13, and 16-20; 9am-2pm. $225/week; discounts for multiple camps or campers. *$180/week of July 2-6; no camp on July 4 (campers registered for this week are invited to attend pregame activities with the team). Bishop Garcia Diego High School, 4000 La Colina Rd. Call 684-0657. sbforesters.org

S.B. ROCK GYM Camps will provide kids with basic climbing skills, teach the importance of teamwork and community, and provide teens with rope skills and climbing techniques for S.B.’s best outdoor rock climbs. Members get a 10 percent discount.

Ages 7-15. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 24, 1-5pm. $185/week (members), $245/week (nonmembers). S.B. Sailing Ctr., between public boat launch ramp and Marina 4. Call 962-2826 or email ian@sbsail.com. sbsail.com

Campers choose each day between an Ocean Kayak Scrambler or a YOLO stand-up paddleboard as they learn basic paddling techniques, exercise, and play fun games along our majestic coastline. Ages 7-15. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 24, 8:30am-12:30pm. $185/week (members), $245/week (nonmembers). S.B. Sailing Ctr., between public boat launch ramp and

Cate School 1960 Cate Mesa Rd., Carpinteria. Call 895-6593 camphaverim.com

$550

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S.B. SURF ADVENTURES CAMP

$1000

The long, rolling waves at Leadbetter Beach make this camp great for beginners. Each camper receives a camp T-shirt, gift bag, and raffle prizes. Lunch from Shoreline Café and soft boards and wetsuits are provided.

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Ages 8+. Mon.-Fri., June 11-Aug. 17 (no camp July 4), 9am-3pm. $62/day, $310/week for first week, $240/week additional weeks. Leadbetter Beach. Call 963-1281. santabarbarasurfadventures.com

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S.B. TENNIS CLUB JUNIOR TENNIS & SWIM CAMP All levels of players will learn the awesome sport of tennis in a fun and exciting way. Campers will improve their strokes and strategies with daily instruction from top S.B. pros. Modern technique is taught, fun games are played, prizes are given, and there’s even pizza on Fridays! Advanced players will be challenged playing singles and doubles matches and can come to the high-performance clinic after camp if approved by Hugh Stratman. Ages 5-16. Mon.-Fri.; June 11-Aug. 17; 9am-noon, noon3pm, or 9am-3pm. $250/half day, $425/full day. S.B. Tennis Club, 2375 Foothill Rd. Call 680-4941 or email hugh@sbtennisclub.com.

Kids Climbing Camp: Ages 6-9. Mon.-Fri., beginning June 18, 9am-noon. $250/week. S.B. Rock Gym, 322 State St. Teen Rocks – Gym to Crag: Ages 10-14. Mon.-Fri., beginning June 18, 9am-4pm. $400/week. S.B. Rock Gym and outdoor rock climbs, including Lizard’s Mouth, Gibraltar Rock, and San Ysidro. Advanced Climbers Camp: Ages 10-15. Mon-Fri. Contact S.B. Rock Gym for dates. $425/week. S.B. Rock Gym and outdoor rock climbs, including Lizard’s Mouth, Gibraltar Rock, and San Ysidro. Call 770-3225. sbrockgym.com

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Early Bird Registration (until 4/30) $325 Regular Registration (5/1 - 5/30) $350 Late Registration (6/1 - on) $375

SURF HAPPENS SURF CAMPS This camp is the most fun your kids will have this summer! Surf Happens teaches the fundamentals of surfing and the history of the sport while encouraging the rewards of self-discipline, commitment, and teamwork. Other activities include dodgeball, obstacle

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S CAMP SU UM MM ME ER R CAMP courses, paddle races, custom hat designing, and beach cleanups. All instructors are CPR certified and trained in ocean-specific safety and first aid. Learn from the #1 surf school in Santa Barbara! Scholarships, intermediate-elite travel camp, surfaris, and single/half-day rates are available. Ages 4-17. Mon.-Fri., June 5-Aug. 25, 9am-3pm. $350-$400/week (extra $200 for ages 6 and younger). East side of Santa Claus Ln. Beach, Carpinteria. Call 966-3613. surfhappens.com

UCSB JR. LIFEGUARDS Participate in a program that will improve self-esteem, teamwork, physical fitness, first aid/ocean-safety skills, and environmental awareness — and a program that’s just plain fun. Ages 8-17. Mon.-Fri., June 25-July 20 and July 23-Aug. 17, 8:30am-12:30pm. $365/four-week session, $585/both sessions. Campus Point, Goleta Beach, and Recreation Ctr., UCSB. Call 893-3913 or email camps@recreation.ucsb .edu. recreation.ucsb.edu

UCSB SUMMER SWIM LESSONS Private and group lessons are offered. Ages 3+. Registration opens Apr. 18. Sessions begin June 18. $75-$180/ lesson. Call 893-2501 or email swimlessons@recreation.ucsb.edu. recreation.ucsb.edu

UCSB SURF & KAYAK CAMP Learn to surf, kayak, and stand-up paddle. Campers will enjoy one of the best beaches, offering a fantastic surf break for beginner and intermediate surfers. Don’t want to surf? Explore past the surf zone on a paddleboard, or kayak, frolic in the waves on a boogie board, or just hang out. All instructors are certified lifeguards. Ages 9-15. Mon.-Fri., June 18-Aug. 17, 1-5pm. $120/week. Campus Point, UCSB. Call 893-3913 or email camps@recreation.ucsb.edu. recreation.ucsb.edu

UCSB SWIM TUNE-UP CLINIC In anticipation of upcoming summer aquatic activities, such as junior lifeguards, swim lessons, surfing and kayaking, ocean sports and pool activities, summer swim leagues, or various camps, join the youth Swim Tune-Up Clinic — a fun way to splash back into aquatic activities. Ages 8+. Sun., Apr. 8-May 6, 2:45-3:20pm. $50/session. UCSB Recreation Ctr. Call 893-2501 or email swimlessons@recreation.ucsb.edu. recreation.ucsb.edu

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GYMNASTICS CAMP June 11-August 17 | Ages 5-12 | great for girls & boys No gymnastics experience necessary

City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Department summer camps loom large in many grown-up locals’ rosiest childhood memories. Parks & Rec’s still-classic summertime options may feel nostalgic to some, but they’ve come a long way since the first camp opened in 1947. This summer, there will be more than 40 different camps at some of S.B.’s most iconic locations, with many new options to round out established classics like Ceramics Camp, Skate Camp at Skater’s Point, and Jon Lee’s runaway favorite Beach Volleyball Camp. We’ve compiled a list of Parks & Rec camp titles with phone numbers and websites for you to find out more information such as age requirements, dates, times, cost, and location. All summer camp information is available at sbparksandrec.org

ARTS

ART FROM THE HEART CAMP

Call 897-2519. sbparksandrec.org/art-from-the-heart-camp

CERAMICS SUMMER CLAY CAMP Call 897-2519. sbparksandrec.org/ ceramics-summer-clay-camp

KIDS COOK! JUNIOR CHEF CAMP Call 897-2519. sbparksandrec.org/ kids-cook-junior-chef-camp Girls Inc. Gymnastics – 963.4492 | Visit girlsincsb.org for more information

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SPOTLIGHT KIDS THEATER CAMP Call 897-2519. sbparksandrec.org/ spotlight-kids-theater-camp

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BIZZY GIRLS ENTREPRENEURSHIP CAMP Call 564-5495. sbparksandrec.org/bizzy-girls-camp

SIGN UP FOR A DAY, A WEEK, OR ALL SUMMER!

Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm

7:30am-6pm Early Drop Off & Late Pick Up

Call 564-5495. sbparksandrec.org/lego-camp

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PLAY AND SPLASH CAMP

Call 966-6110. sbparksandrec.org/play-splash-camp

S.B. JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS

Call 897-2680. sbparksandrec.org/little-nippers

JUNIOR TENNIS AND SWIM CAMP

AAA BEACH VOLLEYBALL CAMP Call 897-2680. sbparksandrec.org/ aaa-beach-volleyball-camp

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S.B. JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS FOR “LITTLE NIPPERS” CAMP

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June 11th - Aug 17th

Call 897-2680. sbparksandrec.org/ beach-boogie-surf-camp

EDUCRAFT TECHNOLOGY AND CODING Call 897-2519. educraft.org

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BEACH, BOOGIE, AND SURF CAMP

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Call 564-5495. sbparksandrec.org/skate-camp

Call 564-5573. sbparksandrec.org/ junior-tennis-swim-camp

ULTIMATE FRISBEE CAMP

Call 564-5422. sbparksandrec.org/ultimate-frisbee-camp

JUNIOR COUNSELORS FOR VARIOUS PARKS AND REC CAMPS Call 564-5495. sbparksandrec.org/junior-counselors


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MONTECITO FAMILY YMCA YOUTH DAY CAMPS  Aloha  Stars & Stripes  Summer Solstice  Superheroes  Weird Science  Welcome to the Jungle  Wild, Wild West  YMCA Adventures

MONTECITO YMCA SPORTS CAMPS  Basketball Camp  Flag Football Camp  Lacrosse Camp  Soccer Camp  Tennis Camp  Sports at the Beach  YMCA Camp Color Games

S.B. FAMILY YMCA SUMMER CAMPS  Babysitter Training Camp  Chefs Around the World Camp  Explorer Day Camp  Hip Hop Camp  Jr. High Camp  KickstART Your Imagination Camp  Kinder Day Camp  Lego Jedi Master Engineering Camp  Lego Minecraft Master Engineering Camp  Little & Junior Chefs Camp  Mad Science Camp  Pioneer Day Camp  Splash Camp  Sports Camp

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING Entering Grades 9-12

MONTECITO YMCA PRESCHOOL CAMP

YMCA SLEEPAWAY CAMPS

Ages 2½-6

Camp Fox, Catalina Island (June 17-23) California Caravan (July 9-14) Camp Sequoia Lake (July 29-Aug. 3) Family Camp at Sequoia Lake (Aug. 11-17)

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Join us for the 2018

MILES FOR MOMS 5K WALK/RUN

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Registration: 7:30 am | Walk/Run start: 9 am Run or walk with mom, or in her honor. Register at

cottagehealth.org/milesformoms All proceeds go directly to the Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation to ensure continuing lifesaving, life-changing care.

Hope Jahren Free lecture, and book-signing by the author of Lab Girl.

Tuesday, April 3, 8pm UCSB Campbell Hall No tickets needed; seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 7:20 pm.

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As always, find the complete listings online at independent.com/events. And if you have an event coming up, submit it at independent.com/eventsubmit.

Disaster Relief

SATURDAY 3/31 3/31: Spring Fair for Dogs and Dog Lovers Finally, fun for the pups,

3/29: Habitat for Humanity’s Disaster Volunteer Opportunity Sign up

pooches, and poodles in your family! This canine carnival includes a dog delights raffle, agility test, photo opportunities, painted paw prints, a walk the gauntlet contest, and more! 11am-4pm. South Coast Railroad Museum, 300 N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta. $5. Call 964-3540.

today to volunteer in Montecito as the effort to clean up and repair homes continues. Habitat is working with local groups to help the most vulnerable populations, including veterans and the elderly, disabled, and uninsured. Volunteers must wear sturdy closed-foot shoes, long sleeves, and long pants. Lunch will be provided. Orientation starts promptly at 8:30 a.m. Volunteers are highly encouraged to bring water, wear sunscreen, and leave valuables at home or locked in a vehicle. 8:30am-2:30pm. Location and details will be sent to those who sign up to volunteer. Ages 16+. sbhabitat.org/disaster-response

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to discuss and raise funds for the restoration of our front-country trails will offer the latest update on the progress of making these local treasures safe and accessible once again following the impacts of the Thomas Fire and mudslide. John “Pancho” Smith, Los Padres National Forest district manager, will be speaking about what will be involved in undertaking this huge project. Ray Ford and Barbara Cleveland will present a slide show of some before-and-after pictures. All funds donated will be used for the maintenance and rebuilding of our front-country trail. 1-3pm. QAD Corporate Campus, 100 Innovation Pl, Summerland. Free. montecitotrailsfoundation.info

Marine Megatropolis: Stewardship and Alternatives What lies below the offshore platforms is a multigen-

erational community that is among the most productive ecosystems in the world. Be inspired to imagine new opportunities for these platforms, like an open-water surf park that generates electricity using waves or a clear elevator that shuttles tourists to the seafloor bottom. A panel of experts including underwater photographer Bob Evans, whose photos are currently on exhibit at the S.B. Maritime Museum, wants to hear your ideas. 6:308:30pm. Faulkner Gallery., S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Call 564-5621. sbplibrary.org

3/29-4/1: King Lear Set in ancient Britain, Shakespeare’s King Lear follows the aging sovereign as he decides to step down from the throne and divide his kingdom evenly among his three daughters, who must profess their affection for him. This classic epitomizes family drama and includes love, betrayal, disguises, a duel, poison, treachery, and so much more1. Thu.: 7pm; Fri.: 8pm; Sat.: 2 and 8pm; Sun.: 2pm. Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main St., Ventura. $25-$65. Call 667-2900. rubicontheatre.org

balanced. All creeds, paths, vibrations, and frequencies welcome. Bring a yoga mat and blanket, and a bolster if you like. 7:309pm. Yoga Soup, 28 Parker Wy. $20-$25. Call 965-8811.

3/31: Saturday Movies: Thor: Ragnarok Imprisoned on the other side

Fundraiser

This community town hall will be emceed by UCSB Bren School Dean Steven Gaines and will provide updates on the latest data and research on fires, floods, and climate change. Four experts affiliated with the UCSB Bren School will give TED-style “flash talks”: Dr. Max Moritz (wildfires), Dr. Edward Keller (debris flows), Dr. Naomi Tague (climate modeling), and Dr. Sarah Anderson (environmental politics). Keynote speaker and former FEMA director James Lee Witt will share his experience managing more than 350 disasters during his tenure under the Clinton administration. The event will conclude with a panel discussion and public Q&A moderated by Community Environmental Council CEO/Executive Director Sigrid Wright. The public is invited to submit questions before the event via Twitter using #droughtfirefloodSB or in The Granada Theatre lobby when the doors open at 6 p.m. 7-9pm. The Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. Free. tinyurl.com/DroughtFireFlood

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5/12: The 2nd Responders: Brad Paisley and Friends Country music superstar Brad Paisley will host a benefit concert to honor the first responders who were on the front lines at the recent wildfires and mudslides. Paisley, friends, and special guest Ellen DeGeneres will come together to celebrate the resurgence of the Montecito and Santa Barbara area. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the community and service workers through local organizations. 7pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $54.50-$204.50. Call 962-7411.

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5/19: Katy Perry Katy Perry will return to her hometown for a special concert titled Witness: Coming Home – A Benefit for the Community: Our Neighbors, Our Heroes and benefiting the S.B. Foundation, 93108 Fund, Cold Spring School, and 805UndocuFund to assist those impacted by the Thomas Fire and mudslides. 7pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $64.50-$204.50. Call 962-7411. sbbowl.com

FRIDAY 3/30 3/30: 432hz Sound Healing Come enjoy a restorative evening as Shane Thunder uses alchemical gemstone and Tibetan singing bowls, chimes, drums, aromatherapy, and guided meditation to take you into a deeply meditative and rebalanced state. This sound bath will cleanse and purge emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual blocks, and after chakras are cleansed, you will leave feeling more grounded, aligned, and

4/25: SBMNH: Drought, Fire & Flood: Climate Change & Our New Normal

of the universe, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), his former ally and fellow Avenger, as well as a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela (Cate Blanchett) from destroying his home world. Noon-2:15pm. Martin Luther King Jr. Wing, Eastside Library, 1102 E. Montecito St. Free. Rated PG-13. Call 963-3727.

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3/31: Montecito Trails Foundation Trail Restoration Update This public meeting

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It’s Magic! America’s longest-running magic revue returns

to S.B. to dazzle audiences with an all-new lineup of top illusionists direct from exotic showrooms and Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle. Come see incredible feats, from jaw-dropping sleight of hand and offbeat comedy magic to mind-boggling full stage illusions that are sure to be a treat for the whole family. VIP tickets include premiere seating and a pre-show reception with pizza and ice cream at 1 p.m. (no reception for the 6:30pm show). 2 and 6:30pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. GA: $20-$35; VIP: $80. Call 963-0761. lobero.org

Volunteer Opportunity

Civil Discourse

The Recovery Project S.B. The Recovery Free Store is operating and serving those affected by the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslides. There is new and gently used family clothing and footwear. The Organic Soup Kitchen will be serving wholesome, organic soup all month. This safe, warm, welcoming space is a completely volunteer-run shop to bring a little joy and nourishment to the community. Open daily, 11am-7pm, through March 31. Montecito Country Mart, 1016 Village Rd., Montecito. Free. Call (928) 380-3088. recoveryprojectsb.com ongoing:

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8:30AM - 5:30PM SUNDAYS

10:00AM - 5:00PM

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Think On Your Feet Our feet were designed to walk on Earth. Sand, grass, dirt and mud conform to the shape of any foot and fully support our body weight. Instead, we walk on cement, hardwood floors and unforgiving tile. It’s no wonder our feet hurt from time to time. Custom orthotics can fill in the gap created by walking on hard surfaces.

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Dr. Lorie Robinson welcomes Dr. Jonathan Bridger to her practice! Same or next day appointments now available.

3/31: 25th Annual Goleta Bunny Express Take a miniature-train ride, play in the Thomas the Train bounce house, create bunny or train art, collect bunny souvenirs, and more. There is a 34 minimum-height requirement to ride. Buy your tickets online. 11am-4pm. South Coast Railroad Museum, 300 N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta. Train: $5. Call 964-3540. tinyurl.com/2018BunnyExpress 3/31: Kid’s Egg Hunt Join this fun event for all children up through 5th grade. Please bring a dozen candy-filled, plastic Easter eggs for each child to donate to the hunt. If it rains, meet in the Free United Methodist Church sanctuary (305 E. Anapamu St.). 9-11am. La Mesa Park, 295 Meigs Rd. Free. fmcsb.org/event/egghunt2018 3/31: Easter Egg Hunt Please gather in the area between Macy’s and Pottery Barn. Twenty children at a time will enter the Easter Egg Hunt Zone to collect 10 eggs maximum (be aware that eggs may contain nuts) while supplies last. There will be six “Golden” eggs with special prizes inside placed throughout the center between Macy’s and Sears. Please bring your own baskets and be respectful of landscaping. There will be crafts to do between Tiffany & Co. and Michael Kors with a special appearance from the Easter Bunny. 10am-noon. La Cumbre Plaza, 121 S. Hope Ave. Free .shoplacumbre.com/Events

3/31: Annual Girsh Park Egg Hunt There will be 10,000 eggs filled with candy, toys, and prizes in six different age-appropriate fields, with several magic eggs containing certificates to host a party for free at Girsh Park. There will be jumpers, arts and crafts, and the Girsh Park Bunny. Please arrive on time to park and register. 10am; hunt: 11am. Girsh Park, 7050 Phelps Rd., Goleta. Free. Call 968-2773.

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3/31: 29th Annual Eggstravaganza 2018 Bring a basket and a pair of keen eyes for four different ageappropriate egg hunts. There will be arts and crafts, games, and photos with the Eggstravaganza Bunny. 10am. River

View Park, 151 Sycamore Dr., Buellton. Free.

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4/1: 2018 Easter Services & Egg Hunt After each service, enjoy a reception filled with complimentary refreshments, conversation, and magnificent floral displays. Kids can then take part in the popular Easter egg hunt (bring your own baskets!). Services: 8am and 10am; egg hunt: 9:15am. Ages: toddlers-elementary school age. St. Mark’sin-the-Valley Episcopal Church, 2901 Nojoqui Ave., Los Olivos. Free. Call 688-4454.

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3/31: The 14th Annual Great Egg Hunt Bring your own baskets and join the fun, which will include bounce houses, face painting, music, snacks for purchase, ageappropriate egg hunts, photo ops with the Easter Bunny, and more! A $5-per-car parking fee applies. 10am-noon. Softball Fields, Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Rd. Free. Call 569-5611. Email info@elingspark.org.

4/1: Easter Brunch 10am-2:30pm. Canary Hotel Roof Rooftop, 31 W. Carrillo St. $85. Call 879-9100.

4/1: Easter Brunch 10am-2:30pm. The Bear and Star. 2860 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. Prices vary. Call 686-1359.

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4/1: Easter Brunch and Adult Beer Hunt Brunch: 10am; beer hunt (ages 21+): 1pm. Outpost, The Goodland, 5650 Calle Real, Goleta. Prices vary. Call 964-1288.

4/1: Easter at Rodney’s Grill 10am-3pm. Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Prices vary. Call 884-8535. tinyurl.com/RodneysEasterBrunch

4/1: Easter Brunch 11am-3pm. Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant, 131 Anacapa St., Ste. B. Prices vary. Call 284-0380. tinyurl.com/LesMarchandsEaster 4/1: Loquita Celebrates Easter San Sebastian Style 11am-3pm. Loquita Santa Barbara, 202 State St. $45$75. Call 880-3380. loquitasb.com 4/1: Family Easter Feast 5-10pm. The Lark. 131 Anacapa St. Prices vary. Call 284-0370. thelarksb.com

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3/30-3/31: 6th Annual SCAPE Art Benefit: Visions of the Gaviota Coast: The Jewel of Our Backyard More

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than 150 artists will showcase works inspired by the Gaviota Coast. Besides the art, this weekend “Beach Shack” by Kevin Gleason will offer a reception with live music, a raffle for an overnight stay and spa treatment at the RitzCarlton Bacara, and a film screening of Gaviota: The End of Southern California. A portion of all art sales will benefit the Gaviota Coast Conservancy and Naples Coalition. Fri.: 2-8pm, reception: 5-8pm; Sat.: 10am-5pm. The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, S.B., 8301 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Free. Call 683-6631.

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3/31: Art From Scrap: Wood Assemblage Houses, Animals, and Sculptures with Laura Denny Let your imagination go wild as you create

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sculptures, animals, or houses with reuse materials. Artist Laura Denny will help guide you. 10am-noon. Art From Scrap, 302 E. Cota St. Children ages 6 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. $8. Call 884-0459 x13. exploreecology.org

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ongoing: For Your Eyes Only This solo show of paintings by Yumiko Glover illustrates a thoroughly contemporary vantage point into Japan’s governing sociology while drawing on themes of imagination, desire, innocence, and reality. The exhibit shows through April 22. Silo118, 118 Gray Ave. Free. Call (301) 379-4669. silo118.com ongoing: Delineation This show, curated by Jan Ziegler, will feature four S.B.-based artists: Jo Merit, Douglas Dafoe, Katarzyna Kociomyk, and Charlie Patton. The exhibit shows through May 13. MichaelKate Interiors and Gallery, 132 Santa Barbara St. Free. Call 963-1411.

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front as you look at and purchase fine and contemporary arts and crafts from more than 170 area artists. 10am-6pm. 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Free. Call 897-2519. tinyurl.com/ArtsAndCraftsShowSB

3/31: Sensory Storytime This story time will provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for all children to

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and the sensory sensitive and will be special-needs friendly. Registration is required. 1:30-2pm. Island Rm., S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Best for ages 3-7, but all ages and abilities welcome. Call 564-5641 or email hbroman@santabarbaraca.gov.

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Paul, founders of The Freedom to Choose Project, will share what they have learned about selfless, loving service through their work with thousands of men and women in medium- to maximum-security prisons over the past 13 years. This experiential evening will begin with a video showing the power of this transformation in the prisons. Through practical exercises, you will learn how foundational selfless service skills have the potential to transform both your life and the world around you and how to incorporate these skills in your personal and work life to discover your inner passion for selfless service. 7:309:30pm. Tannahill Aud. (Rm. 14), SBCC Schott Campus, 310 W. Padre St. $20. Email agharper@sbcc.edu. tinyurl.com/

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TUESDAY 4/3 4/3: Improv at Work: The Power of Play You may have heard of improv,

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4/4: Nursery Rhyme Dance Time with Inspire Dance SB Come wiggle,

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Yunte Huang You’re invited to the book launch of author, Guggenheim Fellow, and UCSB Professor of English Yunte Huang’s newest book, Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History!, about Chang and Eng Bunker (1811-1874), twins conjoined at the sternum who were “discovered” in Siam by a British merchant in 1824. This fascinating story follows their rise from subhuman, freakshow celebrities to rich Southern gentry, their owning of slaves, and their marriage to two white sisters, resulting in 21 children. 7pm. Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St. Free. Call 682-6787. chaucersbooks.com

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jump, sway, and clap to music and nursery rhymes with your child! Sean Lynn Crawford from Inspire Dance Arts will offer fun movement ideas for your child to develop coordination while also learning classic nursery rhymes. 10:15-10:45am. Goleta Library, 500 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. Free. Ages 2-5. Call 964-7878. sbplibrary.org

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THURSDAY Carpinteria: 800 block of Linden Ave., 3-6:30pm

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but did you know it could improve your job or your business? This workshop, hosted by Kymberlee Weil of Strategic Samurai and Alan Irwin of S.B. Improv, will show you how you can improve your ability to be present, communicate directly, and better negotiate. 6:30-8:30pm. Impact Hub Chapala Ctr., 1221 Chapala St. $35-$97.

San Francisco– based band The Mother Hips, consisting of Tim Bluhm, Greg Loiacono, and John Hofer, will bring their “California Soul” to S.B. in preparation for a new studio album later this year. Long Island guitarist and multi-instrumenThe Mother Hips talist Jason Crosby will open the show. 9pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St. $15. Ages 21+. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com

Montecito: 1100 and 1200 blocks of Coast Village Rd., 8-11:15am

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Downtown S.B.: Corner of Santa Barbara and Cota sts., 8:30am-1pm

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Goleta: Camino Real Marketplace, 10am-2pm

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Old Town S.B.: 500-600 blocks of State St., 4-7:30pm

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Solvang: Copenhagen Dr. and 1st St., 2:30-6:30pm

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3/31: The Contenders Jay Nash and Josh Day make up the Americana/folkrock band The Contenders. Come listen to songs from their 2014 release, Meet the Contenders, and their first full-length studio album, 2017’s Laughing with the Reckless. 7:30pm. Standing Sun Wines, 92 Second St., Ste. D, Buellton. $15-$20. Call 691-9413. standingsunwines.com

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

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The Testament Central Coast Premiere of Amichai Greenberg’s award-winning film

3/29, 3/31: Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant Thu.: Dannsair. 6:308:30pm. Sat.: Sleeping Dogs. 9pm-11:30pm. 18 E. Ortega St. Free. Call 568-0702. darganssb.com 3/30-3/31, 4/3-4/4: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club Fri.: Banda la Bohemia and Sonora Explosiva. 9pm. $10-$15. Ages 21+. Sat.: A Special Fundraiser for the Elephant Crisis Fund: The Dirty Knobs featuring Mike Campbell and John Kay. 8pm. $30-$90. Ages 21+. Tue.: Dewey Roberts, Danny Briere, Kellen Romano. 7pm. $8. Wed.: Lito Hernandez “The Fotet” with Matt Von Roderick. 7pm. $2-$12. 1221 State St. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com

3/30: Bobcat Room DJ Darla Bea. 9:30pm. 11 W. Ortega St. Free-$5. Ages 21+.

3/30: Carr Winery Barrel Room The Brady Harris Band. 6-8pm. 414 N. Salsipuedes St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 965-7985. carrwinery.com 3/30-4/1: Cold Spring Tavern Fri.: Thunder Rose. 6-9pm. Sat.: Salt Martians; 1-4pm. Paradise Road; 5-8pm. Sun.: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan; 1:15-4pm. Robert Thomas Blues Band; 4:30-7:30pm. 5995 Stagecoach Rd. Free. Call 967-0066.

3/30-3/31: Maverick Saloon Fri.: Just Dave Band. Sat.: Jimi Nelson Band. 8pm. 3687 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Free-$5 (after 8pm). Ages 21+. Call 686-4785. themavsaloon.com 3/30-3/31: M.Special Brewing Co. Fri.: Soul Peeper. 7-9pm. Sat.: Brambles. 6-8pm. 6860 Cortona Dr., Bldg. C., Goleta. Free. Call 968-6500. mspecialbrewco.com 3/30-3/31: The Endless Summer Bar-Café Fri.: Dave Vignoe. Sat.: Nax. 5:30-8:30pm. 113 Harbor Wy. Free. Call 564-1200. 3/30-3/31: Uptown Lounge Fri.: Elements. 8:30-11:30pm. Sat.: Bryan Titus Music. 9-11:30pm. 3126 State St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 845-8800. www.sbuptownlounge.com

MarGielaa; 7pm; $18. Guerra de Tamborazos; 10pm; $5; ages 21+. Sat.: Renegades of Rage: A Tribute to Rage Against The Machine; 8pm; $10; ages 21+. Guerra de Tamborazos; 10pm; $5; ages 21+. 423 State St. Call 965-8676.

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Thursday, April 12 / 7:00 p.m. / Free Congregation B’nai B’rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Road For assistance in accommodating a disability, please call 893-2317.

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3/31: Island Brewing Company Alice Austin. 6-9pm. 5049 6th St., Carpinteria. Free. Call 745-8272. islandbrewingcompany.com 3/31: La Cumbre Plaza Lawrence Duff. Noon- 3pm. 121 S. Hope Ave. Free. Call 687-6458. shoplacumbre.com/Events 3/31: Mercury Lounge Gunpowder Empires, Easter Teeth. 9pm. 5871 Hollister Ave., Goleta. $5. Ages 21+. Call 967-0907.

3/31: The James Joyce Ulysses Jasz. 7:30-10:30pm. 513 State St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 962-4660. sbjamesjoyce.com

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10:30am on April 1 AT HOPE SANTA BARBARA

Music and message in English with some Japanese translation. Special music. Coffee and snacks. Casual dress is fine.

3/31: Yellow Belly The Revelators. 7-9pm. 2611 De la Vina St. Free. Call 770-5694. yellowbellytap.com

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nder the cloak of midwinter darkness, a Santa summer (of which 12 were infested). Customers make Barbara family arrived at a nondescript strip mall the run to Ventura from as far away as Ojai, San Luis in Ventura. In the lobby of a second-floor office, Obispo, and Bakersfield, according to Singletary, who their collective mood was somber yet plans to open a clinic in Santa hopeful. Ninety minutes later, they Barbara as soon as he finds the burst from the building with broad right location. smiles. They laughed, high-fived, and The clinic’s secret weapon made dinner plans to celebrate. This is an FDA-cleared medical family was finally lice-free. device that blows properly Any family with young schoolchilheated air through a special dren likely knows the embarrassment, applicator tip, dehydrating frustration, and time-consuming not only the lice but also their futility that comes with even a small eggs. Typical over-the-couninfestation of head lice. (Just thinking ter treatments aren’t effective, about it right now makes your head explained Singletary, because itch, right?) they don’t work on the eggs, MAGIC WAND: Lice Clinics of America “Most of the time, we’re talking technician Ana Cazarrubias uses the FDAwhich will hatch in 7-10 days, parents off the ledge,” said Tate Sin- cleared device to kill lice and eggs in a kid’s “and the problem starts all gletary, who, with his wife, Amy curly mop. over again.” Singletary, owns the Ventura office of Lice Clinics The clinic charges $195 for a treatment, but Singleof America. “Moms call us crying. They’re strug- tary encourages potential customers to ask about gling. They’ve used over-the-counter treatments; midday specials during the week and deals for teachthey’ve combed out their kid’s hair and reapplied, and ers, military personnel and veterans, low-income combed, and reapplied— reapplied and nothing works. And we families served by medical-assistance programs, and say, ‘Don’t worry. Come in. We’ll get rid of your lice Santa Barbara Axxess members. “This is a special in an hour.’ ” clinic,” he added. “Everybody walks out with a smile.” The Singletarys opened the Ventura location in —Keith Hamm February 2017 and have treated nearly 800 cases so far, including a summer-camp group of 52 kids last For more information, visit liceclinics805.com. KEITH HAMM

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Books

TOUGH STUFF: Owned by Eric Kelley for the last 39 of its 85 years, The Book Den has somehow managed to weather the Great Depression, the onslaught of chain bookstores, and now the withering waste being laid by online sales to downtowns across America.

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ave you ever seen the Santa Barbara Hot Rod Limo? The long, loud, custom-built 1927 Model T Ford carrying a bunch of smiling people all over town? It’s hard to miss. But you likely don’t know how the scenic tour and event service business came to be. Fifteen years ago, Santa Barbara residents Andrea and Justin Plackett had corporate jobs in the medical enhanceSTILL CRUISIN’: Like many of the city’s small businesses, Santa Barbara Hot Rod Limo was hit hard by the fire and flood. But they’ve bounced back with gusto. ment field. Yet they had always dreamed of being their own In 2013, Justin had an idea. “I saw a red hot rod in bosses. “We wanted a business we could run from anywhere, even on vacation,” said Andrea. Justin had Los Angeles doing tours, and I thought that would be an interest in cars and briefly worked at a limousine awesome here in Santa Barbara.” The car took about company. So, while both were still working full-time, a year to build, he said, “and as far as we know, [it] is they bought their first sedan and started A and J the only one of its kind in the world.” Both businesses were heavily impacted by the Limousines in 2003. Not long after, the Placketts decided to commit to Thomas Fire and subsequent mudslides. “The hot the limo business and bought a second vehicle. Over rod was pretty much off the road for six weeks,” said the next few years, more vehicles were added to their Andrea. “We canceled all the Christmas lights tours, fleet, and today A and J Limo is the premier black-car and our route is now different as we used to go by service in the Santa Barbara area. With a number of Butterfly Beach.” Fortunately, the hot rod is back in action, and havhigh-end vehicles, including an impressive and rare Mercedes-Maybach, they offer wine tours, rides for ing just celebrated their 15-year business anniversary, weddings and events, and airport transportation. the Placketts thanked the Santa Barbara community They serve a distinct corporate clientele and even a for their continued support and said they look forward to the next 15. few celebrities. —Gareth Kelly

t a time when internet sales are gobbling up shopping centers and spitting them out, there’s something perversely fitting in that the oldest retail store in downtown Santa Barbara happens to be a used bookstore. Located across the street from the Central Library, The Book Den (15 E. Anapamu St.) recently celebrated its 85th anniversary. Guiding The Book Den for the past 39 years has been owner Eric Kelley. With owlish, round designer glasses and a trim beard, Kelley comes across as either hipster professor or professorial hipster. Certainly, he doesn’t look like someone likely to win the reality game show Survivor Survivor, yet survive he has. Although The Book Den still retains its vintage vibe, it’s been forced to change with the times. It now sells new books as well as used ones, a change Kelley embraced seven years ago after the collapse of great behemoths Borders and Barnes & Noble. Self-help books are no longer rooted in modern psychology but in Eastern mysticism instead. With the advent of online sales, Kelley has reduced his inventory for cookbooks and car manuals. The Book Den has always boasted a strong local history section, and that’s not changed. And it never hurts to have a great landlord. The store occupies the ground floor of a building that’s been owned by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge since 1915. “They’re not giving it away,” said a grateful Kelley, “but they’re hardly bleeding us dry either.” Kelley grew up in Germany, where his father ran the school systems on U.S. military bases. In 1967, the Kelley family moved to the Bay Area. “It was the Summer of Love,” he said. “I was 15.” Kelley studied film at UCLA and got the book bug working in a Brentano’s bookstore. It turned out he had a talent for numbers. He could prove how just about any bookstore could pencil out. Nearly 40 years later, Kelley still enjoys what he does. He’s gotten to work with a lot of great people, he said. Contrary to what a lot of people think, no, he doesn’t hang out and read all day. “If I did that, we’d have sunk years ago,” he laughed. Kelley has seen downtown go through several major metamorphoses; downtown is in the throes of yet another. “I think the idea that retail can save downtown is kind of dead,” he said. “Things will be bad for a while, but soon a new model will emerge. I see us muddling along toward a solution.” —Nick Welsh

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S.B. GRUNION RUGBY TURNS 40

Plus the Joy of Hustling, 10 Best Dodgers, Coach James Ranta’s Legacy, and Triathlon Hiatus PAUL WELLMAN PHOTOS

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orty years after its founding, the Santa

Barbara Grunion Rugby Football Club continues to have a bloody good

Mitchell invited readers to vote for the top 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, including non-playing personnel. My list: (1) Vin Scully, (2) Jackie Robinson, (3) Sandy Koufax, (4) Walter O’Malley, (5) Don Drysdale, (6) Fernando Valenzuela, (7) Maury Wills, (8) Roy Campanella, (9) Duke Snider, and (10) Orel Hershiser. More than 8,000 ballots were sent in. O’Malley, who brought the Dodgers to L.A., did not make the top 10, finishing at No. 16; nor did the great base-stealer Wills (No. 12) or Hershiser (No. 11). With the top three (certainly my own choices in some order) yet to be announced, Nos. 4-10 are: Snider, Drysdale, Clayton Kershaw, Campanella, Tommy Lasorda, Valenzuela, and Pee Wee Reese.

time. “The camaraderie was awesome. The parties were awesome,” said Jim Mathis, a charter member of the club who came from Austin, Texas, to join his former mates in a celebration of the Grunion’s anniversary last Saturday. Most of the original Grunions played rugby at UCSB and did not want to give it up when they were too old for the college game. They started the Grunion in 1978. A lot of thought went into naming the club. “We wanted it to reflect where we came from,” Lance Mason said. “We also sought something tongue-in-cheek.” The grunion, RANTA’S LEGACY: The Santa the little fish that is reputed to swarm local A SPORT THAT GRABS YOU: Playing without helmets or pads, ruggers put their arms into tackling, as demonBarbara Water Polo Foundation is beaches on late-night spawning runs, fit the strated in the Santa Barbara Grunion match last Saturday. bill. “There was always the question, do they raising funds to support the James exist?” said Mason, the club’s first president. Ranta Scholarship, named in “Or were they an excuse to take your girl out to the beach Westmont’s leader in rebounds and assists. “When I get an honor of the longtime Dos Pueblos aquatics coach who award for just giving it my all every game, it brings a little died last month. A deserving junior athlete will be selected in the moonlight?” The design of their shirts also came to represent Santa bit of happiness to me. I really enjoy always to be hustling from each greater Santa Barbara high school with an aquatBarbara — blue (the ocean) and green (the mountains) out there.” ics program and awarded $2,500. separated by a gray stripe (Highway 101). Westmont’s coaches knew Krupa would be a gritty player Ranta helped establish water polo in area schools, and Mason and Mathis were among the spectators as the cur- when they heard that she had played football during her it achieved unprecedented heights in the recent girls’ CIF rent edition of the Grunion team played a rough-and-tum- junior year at South Hills High in West Covina. awards. In Division 1, Ryann Neushul (Dos Pueblos) was ble game against the Fossils at Elings Park. “It’s an intense “Everybody assumes I was a kicker, but no, I played wide named player of the year and Chuckie Roth (San Margame,” said Mathis, who played until he was 40. “It’s always receiver. I was catching the ball and actually running with it,” cos) coach of the year. Other players on the All-CIF team Krupa said. “Football is my favor- are Piper Smith and Sophie Trumbull (San Marcos) more fun to be fit.” The Grunion team has ite sport, but after that season, my and Abbi Hill (DP). In Division 2, Santa Barbara High’s a knowledgeable coach in parents were like, well, you ought Grace Raisin is player of the year, and teammate Faith Tiaan Bezuidenhout, to concentrate on another sport Tedesco All-CIF. who played rugby in his that can get you to college.” native South Africa. The Krupa played three years of TRIATHLON HIATUS: The 2018 Santa Barbara Triathteam practices Tuesdays youth football in Claremont. lon has been canceled because of the January debris flows and Thursdays at the “I was wide receiver, defensive that washed out bridges and roadways on the bicycle course. park and has a schedule end, linebacker, cornerback, and Race director Joe Coito said the popular event, of Saturday matches from scheduled in late August, will return next year. safety,” she said. “I love contact. January to April. n In basketball, I feel like I don’t “We have 30 playget enough contact. There’s JOHN times you get hit and get the ers from all walks of ZANT’S life,” Bezuidenhout said. wind knocked out of you, but “Some have good jobs, that’s just part of the game; it’s what you play for. Hitting people some have no jobs, but 3/29-3/31: College Baseball: Cal State Fullerton at they all fit together as a in football is so fun — you get to UCSB The Gauchos raised the level of their game last weekend team.” just let it out. Especially being a — sweeping San Jose State by scores of 9-2, 4-3, and 11-1 girl, none of the guys thought I — just in time to gain some confidence heading into the Big THE JOY OF HUSTLING: could be at the same level as them. West season. They open up against the most storied team in the After finishing a tremenI proved them wrong.” conference. 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DAVID STARKEY REVIEWS 30 BOOKS OF POEMS E ONE FOR EACH DAY OF APRIL, NATIONAL POETRY MONTH ach year, former Santa Barbara poet laureate and current Santa Barbara Independent book reviewer David Starkey takes on the daunting task of reading and reviewing 30 books of poems — one for each day of April, National Poetry Month. Below are the results of his endeavor in no particular order.

Natalie J. Graham, Begin with a Failed Body: Graham employs spare stanzas that nevertheless overflow with memorable images. She makes you see the world clearly and closely, from the “Shrieking crickets” that “scuttle / behind a battered mailmail box” to the “slick leaf ” caught in the yard light at night, flickering “like an erratic butterfly.” Layli Long Soldier, Whereas: The lengthy title poem is Long Soldier’s response to the bungled introduction of the Congressional Resolution of Apology to Native Americans. Like so many of the other poems in the book, “Whereas” is angry, eloquent, and formally daring, evidence of the poet’s resolution that she “must friend, I must listen, I must observe, constantly I must live.” Rachel McKibbens, blud: Books that are merely angry are often called “fierce,” but McKibbens is downright ferocious in this collection that makes very good poetry of some very bad situations. “I own my own blud,” she writes, “What you borrow / I will come back for.” Nathan McClain, Scale: What you sense above all else in these poems is someone watching, intently, everything. Whether it’s the uninspiring view from his kitchen window, or a busboy clearing a table at a restaurant, or a woman on her cell phone waiting to board a plane, McClain is always wondering about and imagining the lives of others. Mai Der Vang, Afterland: Afterland is dedicated to “the ancestors,” and Vang explores the experience of her Hmong forebears from a variety of perspectives, most trenchantly from the point of view of the soldiers who served with and were abandoned by American troops during the Vietnam War. Michael McFee, We Were Once Here: The col-lection contains McFee’s usual wellcrafted paeans to Appalachian life, but the book’s centerpiece is a series of clear-eyed yet heartbreaking poems about taking care of his niece — “the only daughter / of my late sister and a father she never knew” — during her illill ness and death from cancer. Victoria Chang, Barbie Chang: Inhabiting the persona of “Barbie Chang” for nearly an entire book is a feat in itself, and Victoria Chang’s accomplishment is made all the more impressive by her character’s wide range of moods, from hopeless romance to deep cynicism. The poems’ titles are instructive: “Barbie Chang Loves Evites,” “Mr. Darcy Takes Barbie Chang.”

Frank Ormsby, The Darkness of Snow:: The highlight of this Irish poet’s book of marvelous, musical verse is the sequence titled “The Parkinson’s Poems,” where we learn what it’s like to see the disease from the perspective of a poet who con constantly struggles to make sure his “words may have right of way … / each lost syllable recov recovered, given its say.” Stephen Burt, Advice from the Lights: Burt, who also writes as Steph and Stephanie and is perhaps America’s most influential liv living poetry critic, composes enthusiastic, larger-than-life, often very funny poems with titles such as “School Smoking Lounge Stepha Stephanie” and “Fuzzy Golem Doll with 66 Keychain.” Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Oceanic: In addition to posanic sessing a sensitive ear and a clear vi vision for each poem, Nezhukumatathil has that rarest of qualities in contem contemporary poetry — a sense of humor. My favorite line in Oceanic is from a found poem, “One-Star Reviews of the Great Wall of China”: “This is not the experience of a lifetime.” James Longenbach, Earthling:: Longenbach makes smart, sophisticated, unfussy poems, often with an alle allegorical twist, as in “Song of the Basket,” which reads in its entirety: “Had you per permitted it, earth, / I would have loved / You like a little bird / That picks up crumbs.” Susan Fealy, Flute of Milk: “A Poem,” Australian poet Susan Fealy tells us, “is close / to a musical instrument. / It’s a place / to leave your fingers / and your lips.” Flute of Milk is full of other observations that are equally delicate and deft, corporeal and purely magical. Javier Zamora, Unaccompanied: “I wasn’t born here,” Zamora writes in “June 10, 1999,” “I’ve always known this country wantwant ed me dead.” This poem, like so many in Unaccompanied,, is about the poet’s long, multiple journeys from El Salvador to the United States to rejoin his family. The book should be required reading for anyany one who questions the spirit and grit of immigrants. INDEPENDENT.COM

Emily Berry, Stranger, Baby: British poet Emily Berry is in love with irony and paradox, as suggested by the title of her poem “Now all my poems are about death I feel as though I’m really living.” Yet her second collection is formally various, allowing all that caustic wit plenty of opportunity to find its perfect, idiosyncratic manifestation. Danez Smith, Don’t Call Us Dead: Smith is proudly black and gay, and he is in no mood for the foolishness of a white America that wants to “redline or shackle or silence or cheat or choke or cover up or jail or shoot or shoot or jail or shoot or ruin.” Leontia Flynn, The Radio: Motherhood, childhood memories of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, the way up uploads on a mobile phone resemble archeological hoards, fish in the Ber Berlin aquarium, government workers, Bobby Fischer — Flynn turns it all into poetry with an ear that’s almost as keen as her great precursor, Sea Seamus Heaney. Jennifer Chang, Some Say the Lark: “I want a future / making hammocks / out of figs and accidents,” Chang writes in “Freedom in Ohio,” a poem composed to mark her own birthday. It’s a curious mixture of unlikely images and unexpected turns of thought and phrase, very much like its companions in this oddly satisfy satisfying collection. P. Scott Cunningham, Ya Te Veo: Ya Te Veo was chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Miller Williams Poetry Prize by Billy Collins, and you can hear some of the melancholic humor of our country’s most popular poet in Cunningham’s work. But Cun Cunningham is edgier, and, for what it’s worth, no poet has ever written so much about avant-garde composer Morton Feldman. Christine Kitano, Sky Country: Many of Kitano’s poems explore the worlds of her Korean immigrant mother and her Japanese-American father. The po poems are often quiet and elegiac — and always beautiful. As she says of a story told to her by her grandmother: “Her metaphors // and my poor Korean com commingle into myth.” Kate Cayley, Other Houses: Like Elizabeth Bishop at her most surreal, Canadian poet Kate Cayley amazes with the poignant precision of her strangeness. Among the book’s highlights are the long poem “The

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Tarfia Faizullah, Registers of IlIlluminated Villages: “I told the water / You’re right / the poor / are broken sidewalks / we try to avoid,” Faizullah writes in a poem “for Flint, Michigan” that resonates with the other poems in Registers for Illuminated Villages.. Intensely aware of her own sorrows and imperfections, Faizullah’s vision is ultimately outward looking, in sympathy with the persecuted and misunderstood.

Hassan Najmi, The Blueness of the Evening: Selected Poems Poems: In Mbarek Sryfi and Eric Sellin’s translations of the moody, evocative work of Moroccan poet Hassan Najmi, there is a “remote silence nearing the shore of the soul.” “Caskets file by us every day.” “At night / you strip the sky of its stars.”

Ryszard Krynicki, Magnetic Point: Selected Poems: The aphoristic poems of Krynicki, translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh, are perhaps better read than described. Here are two, in full. “Gladly”: “The masters of the Last Judgment / painted hell more gladly / than purgatory.” And “Buddha, Christ”: “Buddha, Christ // in vain you hide / inside so many incarnations.” U.S. Dhuga, The Sight of a Goose Going Barefoot: For readers who bemoan the lack of contempo contemporary rhyming poetry, classical philologist U.S. Dhuga has come to the rescue with a collection of droll, cultured poems about cricket, tennis, soccer, wind in Norway maple trees, “slant-wise windswept London rain,” and affairs of the broken heart. Debora Greger, In Dar Darwin’s Room: Though she speaks in myriad voices — as John Keats, a Monet painting, Eve in Venice, a thrush, a spider — Greger is always recognizable as her eminently readable self. “How her pin curls would quiver,” she writes in “Elegy for an English Teacher,” “punctuation too eloquent for words.” Sam Riviere, Kim Kardashian’s Mar Marriage: In English poet Sam Riviere’s ode to all things American and dumb, eight adjectives and eight nouns are paired to make the

Susan Howe, Debths: The title of Howe’s new book comes from a pas passage in Finnegans Wake — “check their debths in that mormon’s thames” — which suggests the adventure and play that wait within. A prose foreward reveals her aesthetic, to find “Secret connections among arti artifacts,” but the real fun comes in the book’s collages of poetic frag fragments, often cut and pasted one atop another. One page simply contains a smudged thumbprint. Erika L. Sánchez, Lessons on Expulsion: “In the dream I sing to slums / and cathedrals // holding all of my worthless / shards of longing,” Sánchez writes in “Capital,” a poem that, like so many in Lessons on Expulsion, explores connections between the private and the public, the psychological and the political. Pat Boran, A Man Is Only as Good…: The opening lines Good… of the title poem give a sense of the poet’s sym sympathies and aesthetic: “A man is only as good / as what he says to a dog / when he has to get up out of bed / in the mid middle of a wintry night.” Deceptively plainspo plainspoken, Boran manages to pack more emotion into a handful of stanzas than most of his contemporaries. Chanda Feldman, Approaching the Fields Fields: The “fields” in the book’s title poem are “cotton // ready for harvesting” and much of this understated yet forceful collection is concerned with the poet’s rural past, and the uneasy, unequal relationship be between blacks and whites. While the book hums with melancholy, its dominant note, ultimately, is pride. n

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t’s not often that an award-winning sci- Given all the attention that’s been focused lately entist writes a massive best seller, but that’s on women’s roles in the workplace, and on bringexactly what geobiologist Hope Jahren has ing more girls into science, do you feel that the done with Lab Girl, her unforgettable memoir timing of Lab Girl’s publication was good? You of life in the trenches of modern laboratory mean was this “the Lab Girl moment”? research. Brought up in the lab of her dad, Let me tell you something; I’ve been living a professor at a small college in rural Min- this moment for years! Seriously, it is hard nesota, Jahren has risen for me to fully appreciate through the ranks from how timely people feel it her beginnings as a PhD is because I’ve been doing candidate at Berkeley to this work for so long, and posts at Georgia Tech, the the book is a reflection of decades of being a woman University of Hawai‘i, and now the University of Oslo, in science. I will say that where she continues her as I have become more by Charles Donelan work using stable isotopes senior in the profession, to study fossil forests dating to the Eocene. and in particular after the publication of the Her marvelous, enchanting book weaves book, I’m often asked to make some kind of together her experiences as a hardworking appeal to girls to become scientists, which yet sensitive young woman battling through is fine. But I also want to encourage boys to the tradition-bound protocols of hard science be nurses. with stunning, imaginative descriptions of plant life in all its wondrous variety. Are you working on a new book now? What’s it about? Lab Girl is this year’s UCSB Reads book, Yes; in fact it’s mostly written. It’s about the last which means that hundreds of free copies were 50 years — my time, as I am nearing 50. I’m distributed to students at Davidson Library in writing about changes in the natural world January, and multiple events have been held over that period, about food use, and about since to encourage people from every part of what it means to be alive at this moment in the campus and the community to discuss time from a geobiological point of view. It’s their impressions of Jahren and the book. The an exercise in looking at the data and findproject reaches its climax on Tuesday, April 3, ing examples that are instructive for how we when Jahren arrives at Campbell Hall to deliver live now. a lecture and meet her readers. I spoke with her by phone from her office in Oslo last week. Is it an optimistic book? Yes, I think so. There are plenty of things to worry about, but this is our Lab Girl is a hit, and you’ve been traveling in support time. There’s so much love in my life. When I of the book. What’s the response been like? I get look at the good things we can accomplish, I a lot of reader mail; I thought I was the only don’t think we have the right to feel otherwise one who writes to authors! You have to write than optimistic. Hope requires courage. We a book for its own sake, and you have to let it have to believe that we are up to the challenge, go once it is done, so what comes first is that it and I do believe it. I trust in the combination becomes just what I want it to be. But I do love of love and work. When we have both those that people stopped to write me. That means things at once, it’s hard to imagine that we won’t prevail. that I got the voice right.

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Hamlet the laughter and applause were genuine, but the gags are now shadowed by too much knowledge of the #MeToo variety. Likewise, the central relationship between high-handed director Zach (Noah Bridgestock) and his ex Cassie (Madison Tinder) feels like a different story in our post-Weinstein era. The thrill of that disembodied male voice wielding so much power over the bodies rendered puny by the giant vacancy of the rehearsal stage conjures a world in which men boss women around for kicks, rather than the deep devotion to excellence the script would have us believe drives Zach. Yet all is not lost. In some ways, the show remains ahead of its time, and the two Latinx characters, Paul San Marco (Pierre Marais) and Diana Morales (Orianna Hilliard) shine as forerunners of a more diverse, open-minded theater world. Finally, what a pleasure to hear the strains of a live orchestra playing this splendid music for these wonderful dancers. —Charles Donelan

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ancer, choreographer, and teacher Derrick Curtis is bringing movement education to the people! In support of his program at La Cumbre Junior High School, which introduces teens to the basics of social dance, Curtis’ annual social-dance extravaganza, BASSH, showcases the work of choreographers and dancers in the area social dance scene. In its 18th year, BASSH brought swing, classic ballroom, conAt the New Vic, temporary, tango, salsa, bachata, samba, rumba, hip-hop, Sat., Mar. 24. flamenco, belly, and aerial-inspired dance to the stage to support youth dance education and to inspire the community to join the movement. Curtis cohosted the event with Kyle Ybarra and performed, showing off smooth swing with partners Teresa Johnson and Yulia Mulata. Highlights of BASSH 2018 included the polished prowess of competition dancer Vasily Golovin, who owns and operates Dance Fever Studio in Montecito; the consistently creative, high-energy dance storytelling of Karyn Laver, Ybarra, Daniel Rojo, and Bethany Sutherland at the Dance Network; the glamorous distraction of Cris! Basimah’s belly dancers; and the true romance of Robert Taylor and Catherine Compere’s classic foxtrot. The tone of the event is light and enjoyable, and the focus is on the importance (and fun) of a dance education. The festival continues next month with BASSH Presents: Burlesque After Hours, performed for a 21+ audience at M8RX Nightclub & Lounge on April 28. This more risqué showcase of burlesque, belly dancing, cabaret, hip-hop, and drag performance is also a fundraiser for children’s dance education. —Maggie Yates

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he Lobero was buzzing for the March 23 evening performance of Romeo and Juliet by State Street Ballet. After a challenging season that saw the company’s annual Nutcracker canceled due to the Thomas Fire, ballet fans young and old were out in force to welcome the dancers back to the relative intimacy of the Lobero, a perfect venue for Rodney Gustafson’s two-act version of Sergei Prokofiev’s masterpiece of Shakespearean adaptation. With an angelic Deise Mendonça in the role of Juliet and international superstar Aaron At the Lobero Smyth as Romeo, the production could rely on a firm Theatre, Fri., central pair to provide the armature around which Mar. 23. whirled a festive cavalcade of sword-wielding gallants and saucy maidens. Prokofiev composed this unforgettable music at the height of Stalinism. After presenting an initial version with a happy ending in which Romeo realizes Juliet is still alive and they escape together, the composer and his collaborators learned that this was not acceptable to the party. Upon restoring Shakespeare’s original tragic ending, the librettist Radlov is reported to have said that he was “not prepared to die so that Romeo and Juliet can live.” There’s still plenty of festivity in the ballet, and Gustafson’s version includes loads of thrilling “excursions” —that’s Shakespearean for “sword fighting.” —CD

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Chappaquidick (101 mins., PG-13) This historical drama documents the 1969 inquest into the death of political strategist Mary Jo Kopechne, who drowned after U.S. Senator Teddy Kennedy drove his car, in which Kopechne was a passenger, off the Chappaquidick bridge. Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, and Ed Helms star.

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Flower (90 mins., R) Zoey Deutch, Kathryn Hahn, and Adam Scott star in this dramedy about a teenager Erica (Deutch) who gets her friends and stepbrother, Luke (Joey Morgan), to stalk a teacher who allegedly molested Luke when he was a boy.

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God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (113 mins., PG) David A.R. White and John Corbett star in this Christian drama about a pastor (White) and his atheist brother (Corbett), who set aside their differences when the pastor’s church burns down. Fiesta 5

Isle of Dogs (101 mins., PG-13) Wes Anderson (Fantastic Mr. Fox,The Grand Budapest Hotel) directs this stopmotion-animation film about a dystopian future in which there is a canine flu outbreak and all of the dogs are sent into quarantine on Trash Island. Six months later, a 12-year-old boy named Atari goes looking for his dog, Spots, on the island. Voice talents include Bryan

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Santa Barbara caught a tasty glimpse of Itzhak Perlman’s life outside of his classical music world when he played klezmer music at the Granada last year. In this touching and persuasive documentary on the celebrity virtuoso, one of a handful of household-name American soloists of world renown, the Itzhak beyond classical culture begins in the beginning, as the rabid baseball fan who plays the national anthem for a Mets game. In a blissfully narrator-free format, art-minded documentarian Alison Chernick follows the violinist from his home in New York City to his roots in Tel Aviv, sitting in with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden, and, through archival footage, his U.S. TV debut as a 13-year-old on The Ed Sullivan Show and receiving the Medal of Freedom from his friend Barack Obama. Chernick manages an impressive feat of creating a compelling portrait of the man (whose natural charisma helps the mission, as does his magnetic wife of 50 years, Toby) who has transcended his limitations as a polio-stricken and wheelchair-bound performer. Early in the film, Itzhak brings up the apt adage, “Judge me by what I do, but don’t judge me by what I cannot do.” The judgment has been in for 50 years: Itzhak is one of the greats, and a nice, witty, socially conscious guy worthy of a documentary or two. (JW) Riviera Journey’s End (107 mins., R) Based on the 1928 play of the same name, Journey’s End tells the story of British Army officers in the trenches near Saint-Quentin, Aisne, toward the end of WWI during the days leading up to the major German military offensive called Operation Michael. Paseo Nuevo

A Quiet Place (90 mins., PG-13) John Krasinski directs and stars in — with his wife, Emily Blunt — this horror/thriller about a family that must live hidden and in silence to stay off the radar of the highly intelligent, vicious creatures that have taken over the earth.

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O Game Night

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Hilarious and captivating, Game Night is an exceptional story of dramatic irony. The film centers on the ultra-competitive couple Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams), who get together each week for game night with three of their close friends. Their weekly ritual goes awry, however, when Max’s über-successful older brother, Brooks (Kyle Chandler), invites the group to the home he’s renting while in town for a “murder mystery.” What ensues is a delightfully farcical evening in which the participants must fight for their lives. The result is a suspenseful, side-splittingly funny film with a twist at every turn. (NS) Fiesta 5 I Can Only Imagine (110 mins., PG) J. Michael Finley stars as lead singer of the Christian band MercyMe, Bart Millard, who wrote the 2001 song “I Can Only Imagine” for his deceased father. The song is the most-played contemporary Christian song ever. Dennis Quaid, Trace Adkins, and Cloris Leachman also star. Fiesta 5

erine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, and Jorge Lendeborg Jr.) for fear of turning his — and their — world upside down. Things change, however, when an anonymous classmate announces his own homosexuality on the school’s unofficial blog. As Simon builds a digital relationship with this student, Simon’s last months before college take him far outside his comfort zone. Love, Simon is a fun film of exploration, a breath of fresh air in a genre saturated with awkward heterosexual teenage boys, and definitely worth seeing. (NS) Midnight Sun (91 mins., PG-13) Geared toward the YA market, this film directed by Scott Speer (Step Up Revolution) stars Bella Thorne as Katie Price, who has a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight and therefore can only go outside at night. Her lonely existence changes when she meets Charlie (Patrick Schwarzenegger) on the beach one evening and the two begin exploring the world at night.

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Pacific Rim: Uprising (110 mins., PG-13)

In this sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 film, 10 years have passed since the Battle of the Breach, and now there is a new threat. When a mysterious organization reopens the Breach for the Kaiju, Jake Pentecost (John Boyega) fights to save humanity and his father’s legacy. Camino Real/Metro 4

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A beautifully crafted coming-of-age dramedy, Love, Simon, from TV and film writer/director/producer Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash, Riverdale), tells a vivid and gripping story. Simon (Nick Robinson) is a closeted gay high school senior struggling with the idea of revealing his closely guarded secret to his parents (Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel) and best friends (Kath-

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Tomb Raider (122 mins., PG-13) Alicia Vikander stars as Lara Croft in this reboot of the media franchise from the 2000s that starred Angelina Jolie. The story begins with Croft’s first-ever mission, which takes her on a dangerous journey as she tries to learn the reasons behind the mysterious disappearance of her father. Dominic West, Daniel Wu, and Kristin Scott Thomas also star. Camino Real/Metro 4

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The Leisure Seeker (112 mins., R) Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star in this dramedy based on Michael Zadoorian’s 2009 novel about a couple who travel in an RV from Boston to Hemingway’s home in Key West.

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Sherlock Gnomes Sherlock Gnomes (86 mins., PG) In this animated romp, garden gnomes are disappearing at an alarming rate in the yard where Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt) live. They recruit famous detective Sherlock Gnomes (Johnny Depp) and his sidekick, Gnome Watson (Chiwetel

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The Death of Stalin (107 mins., R) In this political satire, Joseph Stalin hears a Mozart recital broadcast by Radio Moscow and subsequently demands a copy of the recording. Not having recorded it, the radio employees scramble to restage — and record — the live performance, which leads to farcical situations. Steve Buscemi, Paddy Considine, Michael Palin, and Jason Isaacs star. The Hitchcock

Unsane Unsane (97 mins., R) Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh (Ocean’s Eleven, Logan Lucky) offers up this psychological horror-thriller about a woman named Sawyer (Claire Foy), who unwittingly checks herself into a mental institution after seeking support for how to handle a stalker. Trapped against her will, Sawyer must fight her own demons to find her way out. Camino Real/Paseo Nuevo

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Premiering on International Women’s Day, Ava DuVernay’s theatrical interpretation of Madeleine L’Engle’s bestselling children’s novel A Wrinkle in Time is an empowerment powerhouse, starring women in virtually all leading roles, with women of color being especially visible. Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling star as Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who, respectively, who all help relatable and intelligent tween Meg (Storm Reid); her brother, Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe); and her friend Calvin (Levi Miller) travel across the galaxy to find Meg’s father (Chris Pine). The dialogue is a bit cheesy at times and the plot had a few inconsistencies, but these were easily ignorable in a movie made for children. Replete with beautiful backdrops and stunning effects, this story possesses both significance and magic. (NS) Fiesta 5

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a&e | ROB BREZSNY’S FREE WILL ASTROLOGY WEEK OF MARCH 29 CANCER

ARIES (Mar. 21-Apr. 19): A few years ago, a New Zealander named Bruce Simpson announced plans to build a cruise missile at his home using parts he bought legally from eBay and other online stores. In accordance with current astrological omens, I suggest you initiate a comparable project. For example, you could arrange a do-it-yourself space flight by tying a thousand helium balloons to your lawn chair. APRIL FOOL! I lied. Please don’t try lunatic schemes like the helium balloon space flight. Here’s the truth: Now is a favorable time to initiate big, bold projects, but not foolish big, bold projects. The point is to be both visionary and practical.

TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20): The Finnish word kalsarikännit means getting drunk at home alone in your underwear and bingeing on guilty pleasures. It’s a perfect time for you to do just that. The Fates are whispering, “Chill out. Vegetate. Be ambitionless.” APRIL FOOL! I told a half-truth. In fact, now is a perfect time to excuse yourself from trying too hard and doing too much. You can accomplish wonders and marvels by staying home and bingeing on guilty pleasures in your underwear. But there’s no need to get drunk.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Actor Gary Busey is very sure there are no mirrors in heaven. He has other specific ideas about the place, as well. This became a problem when he was filming the movie Quigley, in which his character Archie visits heaven. Busey was so enraged at the director’s mistaken rendering of paradise that he got into a fist fight with another actor. I hope you will show an equally feisty fussiness in the coming weeks, Gemini. APRIL FOOL! I lied, sort of. On the one hand, I do hope you’ll be forceful as you insist on expressing your high standards. Don’t back down! But on the other hand, refrain from pummeling anyone who asks you to compromise. Homework: What quality or behavior in you would most benefit from healthy self-mocking? Testify at FreeWillAstrology.com.

(June 21-July 22): In the Scots language still spoken in parts of Scotland, eedle-doddles are people who can’t summon initiative when it’s crunch time. They are so consumed in trivial or irrelevant concerns that they lose all instinct for being in the right place at the right time. I regret to inform you that you are now at risk of being an eedle-doddle. APRIL FOOL! I lied. In fact, the truth is just the opposite. I have rarely seen you so well-primed to respond vigorously and bravely to Big Magic Moments. For the foreseeable future, you are King or Queen of Carpe Diem.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Paul McCartney likes to periodically act like a regular person who’s not a famous musician. He goes grocery shopping without bodyguards. He rides on public transportation and strikes up conversations with random strangers. I think you may need to engage in similar behavior yourself, Leo. You’ve become a bit too enamored with your own beauty and magnificence. You really do need to come down to earth and hang out more with us little people. APRIL FOOL! I lied. The truth is, now is prime time to hone your power and glory; to indulge your urge to shine and dazzle; to be as conspicuously marvelous as you dare to be.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The coming days will be an excellent time to concoct an alchemical potion that will heal your oldest wounds. For best results, mix and sip a gallon of potion using the following magic ingredients: absinthe, chocolate syrup, cough medicine, dandelion tea, cobra venom, and worm’s blood. APRIL FOOL! I mixed a lie in with a truth. It is a fact that now is a fine time to seek remedies for your ancient wounds. But the potion I recommended is bogus. Go on a quest for the real cure.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): I expect you will soon receive a wealth of exotic and expensive gifts. For example, a benefactor may finance your vacation to a gorgeous sacred site or give you the deed to an enchanted water-

fall. I won’t be surprised if you’re blessed with a solidgold bathtub or a year’s supply of luxury cupcakes. It’s even possible that a sugar daddy or sugar momma will fork over $500,000 to rent an auditorium for a party in your honor. APRIL FOOL! I distorted the truth. I do suspect you’ll get more goodies than usual in the coming weeks, but they’re likely to come in the form of love and appreciation, not flashy material goods. (For best results, don’t just wait around for the goodies to stream in; ask for them!)

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): There’s a narrow waterway between Asia and Europe. In the fifth century bce, Persian King Xerxes had two bridges built across it so he could invade Greece with his army. But a great storm swept through and smashed his handiwork. Xerxes was royally peeved. He ordered his men to whip the uncooperative sea and brand it with hot irons, all the while shouting curses at it, like “You are a turbid and briny river.” I recommend that you do something similar, Scorpio. Has Nature done anything to inconvenience you? Show it who’s the Supreme Boss! APRIL FOOL! I lied. The truth is, now is an excellent time for you to become more attuned and in love with a Higher Power, however you define that. What’s greater than you and bigger than your life and wilder than you can imagine? Refine your practice of the art of surrender.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Fifteenth-century Italian painter Filippo Lippi was such a lustful womanizer that he sometimes found it tough to focus on making art. At one point, his wealthy and politically powerful patron Cosimo de’ Medici, frustrated by his extracurricular activities, imprisoned him in his studio to ensure he wouldn’t get diverted. Judging from your current astrological omens, Sagittarius, I suspect you need similar constraints. APRIL FOOL! I fibbed a little. I am indeed worried you’ll get so caught up in the pursuit of pleasure that you’ll neglect your duties. But I won’t go so far as to suggest you should be locked up for your own good.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Now is a favorable time to slap a lawsuit on your mom in an effort to make her pay for the mistakes she made while raising you. You could also post an exposé on social media in which you reveal her shortcomings, or organize a protest rally outside her house with your friends holding signs demanding she apologize for how she messed you up. APRIL FOOL! Everything I just said was ridiculous and false. The truth is, now is a perfect moment to meditate on the gifts and blessings your mother gave you. If she is still alive, express your gratitude to her. If she has passed on, do a ritual to honor and celebrate her.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Aquarian author Alice Walker won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel The Color Purple. She has also published 33 other books and built a large audience. But some of her ideas are not exactly mainstream. For example, she says that one of her favorite authors is David Icke, who asserts that intelligent extraterrestrial reptiles have disguised themselves as humans and taken control of our planet’s governments. I bring this to your attention because I think it’s time that you, too, reveal the full extent of how crazy you really are. APRIL FOOL! I half-lied. While it’s true that now is a favorable time to show more of your unconventional and eccentric sides, I don’t advise you to go full-on whacko.

PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): Warning! Danger! You are at risk of contracting a virulent case of cherophobia! And what exactly is cherophobia? It’s a fear of happiness. It’s an inclination to dodge and shun joyful experiences because of the suspicion that they will disappoint you or cause bad luck. Please do something to stop this insidious development. APRIL FOOL! I lied. The truth is that you are currently more receptive to positive emotions and delightful events than you’ve been in a long time. There’s less than a one percent chance you will fall victim to cherophobia.

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OFFICE ASSISTANT I/RECEPTIONIST Exciting opportunity for professional, friendly and compassionate individual to join our talented team. Answers busy switchboard, assists clients and the public and performs varied clerical and administrative duties. Successful candidate will have be computer literate and have excellent customer service, communication and multi‑tasking skills. Must be fluent in Spanish & available to work Mon‑Thurs 7:30‑5:30 & alternate Fridays 7:30‑4:30. 5 step salary range $19.49‑$23.69/hr + bilingual pay & excellent benefit package! If you want to make a positive difference in our community and work for an organization that is passionate about helping others and offers growth, apply at office or download complete job description, application & questionnaire at www.hacsb.org & submit to HR, Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara, 808 Laguna Street, SB, CA 93101 or tcarter@ hacsb.org. For primary consideration apply by 4/12/18 5:00PM. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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STUDENT HEALTH Acts as an advice nurse triaging students in order to make appropriate appointments and referrals, provides advice for minor illnesses and injuries and patient education. Works in immunization/travel clinic. Provides contraceptive counseling. Reqs: Must be currently licensed with the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Must have 3 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Notes: Student

Health requires that clinical staff must successfully complete and pass the background check and credentialing process before the start date. Licensing and credentialing must be current and complete at all times during employment in order to practice and function in this clinical role. Licensed by the State Board of Registered Nursing. Must provide evidence of annual influenza vaccination, or wear a surgical mask while working in patient care areas during influenza season. All HIPAA/FERPA regulations enforced; any violation may results in disciplinary action. This is a 100% 11 month per year position; 4 weeks of furlough taken during quarter breaks and summer months. Student Health is closed between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Scheduling will be reviewed annually and set for the upcoming academic year. May be required to work Thursday evening shifts. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180040

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UCSB GRADUATE DIVISION Responsible for the day‑to‑day operations of the Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC), the UCSB Graduate Post (online information blog for graduate students) and section of the Graduate Division web site devoted to student professional development activities. Develops and implements marketing strategies and social media communication plan. Creates and manages annual program budget. Manages the graduate student peer advising program for the GSRC. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of

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education and prior experience. Exceptional organizational, writing, and interpersonal communication skills. Able to work well independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Experience with or demonstrated ability to learn new software and technology (e.g. social media platforms, content management systems, image editing software, etc.) Able to work confidently with diverse student populations and is committed to practicing and promoting inclusivity. Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Occasional nights and weekends. $52,461‑$56,670/ yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 4/11/18, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180135

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ADVANCEMENT SERVICES Responsible for input, review, and processing of all credit card gift transactions made to the University of California Santa Barbara through UC Regents and The UC Santa Barbara Foundation. Performs detailed review and accurate data entry of all credit card transaction and related biographic donor information into The UCSB Advance System* (Advance) following all policies, procedures, business and audit guidelines. Manages all aspects of credit card transaction gifts processing, including ongoing establishment of new funds in the web‑based philanthropic giving program (online giving) available to all campus departments. Reqs: Strong computer skills with demonstrated expertise working in a multiple database environment. Proficiency with the elements of handling the transfer of multiple datasets between multiple systems. Expertise using the Microsoft Office suite of products. Must establish and maintain effective working relationships across all campus

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A career at Cottage Health is an experience in caring for and about the people who call our coastal area of California home. Our not-for-profit health system identifies closely with the communities we serve and has a long tradition of providing area residents with highly personalized, clinically excellent care. Patients aren’t just patients here – they’re neighbors. Be there for them through one of the openings below.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

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Cottage Business Services

• Biomedical Electronics Tech II

• Data Quality Analyst

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• Diet Specialist

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

• Catering Set Up Worker – PD

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Access Case Manager Birth Center Cardiac Telemetry Clinical Nurse Specialist, NICU Educator, Lactation Hematology/Oncology MICU NICU Nurse Educator, Diabetes Operating Room Orthopedics Peds Psych Nursing Pulmonary, Renal, Infectious Disease RN Eye Center Service Director, Critical Care SICU Surgical Trauma Telemetry

• Concierge • Cook – PT • Data Analyst

• Director, Women’s Services • Employee Relations Consultant Sr. – FT & Temp • Environmental Services Rep • Environmental Services Supervisor • EPIC Beaker Analyst • EPIC Beaker Analyst, Lead • EPIC Beaker Analyst Sr. • EPIC Clin Doc Analyst Sr. • EPIC Clin Doc/Stork Lead • EPIC Instructional Designer Sr. • EPIC Revenue Cycle Analyst Sr. • EPIC Systems Support Specialist (Trainer)

Allied Health

• Food Services Rep, Cafeteria/Deli

• Physical Therapist • Speech Language Pathologist – PD

• Healthcare Interpreter II

Clinical • Cardiovascular RN • Case Manager/ Primary Counselor, Psych Nursing • CT Tech • Emergency Dept Tech • Instrument Tech Sterile Processing • Medical Receptionist – Peds GI • Obstetrical Tech, Birth Center • Patient Care Tech • Perfusionist • Pharmacy Tech • Respiratory Care Practitioner II • Surgical Tech III • Telemetry Tech – PT • Unit Care Tech • Utilization Review Nurse

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Advancement Systems Analyst Director, Revenue Integrity HIM Manager HIM Outpatient Data Specialist Manager, Denials and Utilization Review Patient Financial Counselor Sr. Revenue Integrity Analyst

Radiology Tech – PD RN, Emergency RN, Med/Surg Security – PT

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital • • • • • • •

Concierge Dietary Specialist Food Service Rep Physical Therapist Registered Nurse, Emergency Registered Nurse, ICU Registered Nurse, Surgery – PD

Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital

• Information Security Analyst

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• Information Security Engineer

Pacific Diagnostic Laboratories

• Healthcare Interpreter – PD

• IT Network Engineer • Manager, Research Compliance • Patient Finance Counselor II – PT • Patient Finance Counselor II – PD • Personal Care Attendant – PD • Research Coordinator (Non-RN) • Research Scientist • Room Service Coordinator • Room Service Server

CCRC Family Consultant Occupational Therapist – PD Physical Therapist – PD Speech Therapist – FT & PD

• Anatomic Pathology Tech • Certified Phlebotomist Technician – FT & PT • CLS, Santa Ynez/Microbiology • Lab Assistant II • Mobile Cert Phleb Tech, Lab • Quality Coordinator • Sr. Sales Representative (San Luis) • Transfusion Safety Coordinator

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• Sales Associate • Security Officer, SBCH • Systems Support Coordinator (PC Tech)

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EMPLOYMENT departments. Must possess the ability to provide collaborative decision making and represent the unit, division and the University as it relates to gift processing issues. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Ability to represent the University of California, Santa Barbara and Gift Administration in troubleshooting and resolution of gift acceptance. Ability to understand and adhere to multiple policies and procedures as they relate to the accurate and timely processing of gifts. Must handle multiple competing priorities at various times of high gift volume. Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Must be able to work on December 31st of each year. $20.78‑$24.90/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 4/9/18, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180142

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BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SERVICES Applies financial services concepts, policies, and procedures to respond to work assignments, issues, and customer inquiries for the central office responsible for the analysis, audit, and approval of travel reimbursements, travel advances, entertainment, relocation/moving and other non‑purchase order transactional requests for the campus community. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience with financial and accounting operations. Excellent arithmetical and analytical skills, attention to detail, critical thinking and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment across organizational units and at all organizational levels. Proficiency with MS Office and Excel. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a high degree of complexity. Demonstrated leadership or supervisory experience. Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Maintain sound judgment and high degree of confidentiality. Ability to deal with frequent interruptions and prioritize multiple task assignments while maintaining accuracy, paying attention to detail and meeting deadlines. Ability to work under tight and shifting deadlines and high volume workload. Excellent customer service skills. Note: Fingerprint background check required. $22.85‑$25.00/ hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20170532

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THE CLUB Responsible for the catering sales and administrative management of the Catering Office. Serves as the departmental liaison, assisting clients with planning catered events, assisting with menu selection, and arranging for rental equipment, linens and event décor. Works with The Club Scheduling on room logistics for in‑house events. The organizational duties of the position pertain to

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processing catering orders, keeping accurate records of events, distributing catering orders in weekly catering meetings, updating posted orders as necessary, and communicating all changes to necessary staff. Bills clients and works with the Club’s Business Office ensuring all events for month‑end are billed. Manages some catering events. The Financial responsibilities of this position relate to the monitoring and recording of monthly sales for budget purposes. Reqs: HS diploma or GED. Previous catering and event management experience, including pre‑event planning, event sales, client billing, invoice processing, coordination of rentals, staff scheduling, event set‑up, service and event break‑down. Demonstrated ability to organize and manage high‑end events, flexibility to take on last minute events and prioritize. Ability to train and oversee student staff. Highly organized individual must work using independent judgment while maintaining a superior level of professionalism. Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse staff and clientele. Proficiency in Excel. Notes: Fingerprint background check required. $21.85‑$26.28/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online by 4/9/18, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180137

LICENSING OFFICER

OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRY ALLIANCES (TIA) Responsible for implementing formal technology transfer of UCSB’s technologies and intellectual property to the industrial sector in assigned areas (approximately 1/3 of the portfolio) to facilitate the development of commercial products and services that are based on UCSB research and benefit the public. Activities involved in this process include, but are not limited to, establishing productive relationships with UCSB innovators and UCSB’s licensees, evaluating new technology disclosures for commercial potential, monitoring patent prosecution, actively and creatively marketing campus technologies, and negotiating and monitoring licensing agreements. The Licensing Officer is expected to generate and manage licensing revenue and patent cost reimbursement. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3+ years of experience working with intellectual property, preferably in an academic setting. Strong writing, analytical and communication skills. Notes; Fingerprint background check required. Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests Filer. $78,100‑$95,000/yr., salary commensurate with experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 4/15/18, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180126

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applications as well as admission decision documentation; monitors and assesses progress of enrolled Dept. of Education and Dept. of Clinical, Counseling and School Psychology graduate and GGSE undergraduate minor students; serves as information resource for enrolled students, GGSE faculty and staff, and prospective graduate and undergraduate minor applicants. Reqs: Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Must have good attention to detail, be accurate, professional and service‑oriented. Must be able to work with a variety of customers in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions. Able to interpret policies and procedures and accurately communicate them to others as needed. Must be sensitive regarding confidential information and exercise good judgement, tact and diplomacy. Must work well in a team environment. Demonstrated experience in an administrative environment required as well as proficiency with Excel, Word and email applications. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Note: Fingerprint background check required. $20.78‑$23.90/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 4/3/18, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180136

TICKETING AND BUSINESS OPERA­TIONS LEAD

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS Responsible for cross training among all businesses in order to provide support in the absence of staff members in each area. Supervises the A.S Cashiers Manager. Implements student learning curriculum as developed by the Assistant Director of Business Services. Reqs: Requires understanding of cash handling and cash equivalents. Understanding of management of complex ticketing systems and calculate revenue and expenditure to create the most cost effective systems. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of upper level campus officials as well as the public. Understands the fundamentals of excellent customer service. Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Occasional evenings and weekends required. $20.78‑23.50/ hr. he University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 3/28/18, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180117

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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 04/05/2018 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: Lana Clark Law Office of Lana Clark, 1607 Mission Drive, Suite 107, Solvang, CA 93463; (805) 688‑3939. Published Mar 15, 22, 29, 2018. NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: Helen Marie Bull Case No.: 18PR00103 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both of Helen Marie Bull. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by: ROBERT ANTHONY BULL in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara THE PETITION for probate requests that (name): Robert Anthony Bull 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: 04/12/2018 AT 9:00 a.m. Dept: SB 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: Marcus W. Morales, Esq. MORALES LAW, 115 W. Mission Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101, (805) 845‑5405 Published Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 2018.

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FBN ABANDONMENT STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: J & A ELECTRIC at 310 E. Gutierrez Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Feb. 13, 2017 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2017‑0000446. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Big Phase, Inc. (same address). This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 6, 2018. I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Christine Potter. Published. Mar 15, 22, 29, April 5, 2018. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: SCION OF SANTA BARBARA at 5611 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed Mar. 27, 2013 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2013‑0000996. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Dennis E. Franks, Inc. (same address). This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 8, 2018. I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Connie Tran. Published. Mar 22, 29, April 5, 12, 2018. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: VINO DIVINO at 2012 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 09/24/2014 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2014‑0002736. The person(s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: A Married Couple; Gabriella Larkins and Sean Larkins, 310 Stevens Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 13, 2018. I hereby certify that this is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office, Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. Published: Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PEAK SYSTEMS at 4506 La Tierra LN, Carpinteria, CA 93013; Micheal Lewis (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Micheal L. Lewis. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Feb 26, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000594. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FOTIA ENGINEERING at 15 La Cumbre Circle, Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Chris Olmstead (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Chris Olmstead. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 02, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000655. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: STORYGIZE at 1187 Coast Village RD, STE 417, Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Storygize, INC (same address). This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 01, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000639. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: 805 JUNK REMOVAL AND RECYCLING at 836 E. Figueroa ST, Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Eric Mueller (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Eric Mueller. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 02, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000654. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA CABINET COMPANY, SB HOME DESIGN at 10 East Figueroa ST, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; SB Cabinet CO INC. (same address). This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Thomas Mehling. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 05, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000674. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: JL CONSULTING at 205 Ocean View Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013; Jaime Limon (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Jaime Limon. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 02, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000653. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: COWAN COMMUNICATION ARTS, COWCOM at 924 Anacapa St #1J, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; David Cowan 2919 Arriba Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: David Cowan. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Feb 27, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000607. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BIG RED BOX, SWISS DESIGNS CONSTRUCTION, INC at 140717 Firestone RD, Santa Barbara, CA 93117; Swiss Designs Construction, INC (same address). This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Remo Schluep, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 01, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000643. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CREATING SPANISH STYLE HOMES, SANTA BARBARA HOME DESIGN, SANTA BARBARA HOME DESIGNER at 1501 Manitou Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Design by Doubet, LLC (same address). This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Jeffrey T. Doubet, President. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 05, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000667. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SELFECHO at 104 Anapamu St. Suite K, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Noospheric, LLC (same address). This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Leslie Cavanagh. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Feb 23, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2018‑0000586. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: AJ’S HOME REPAIR at 208 Forest Dr, Goleta, CA 93117; Alejandro Mendibles (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Alejandro Mendibles. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on MAR 05, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000668. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BLUE BLOSSOMS at 287 Apple Grove Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Ingrida Kraukle (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Ingrida Kraukle. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 16, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000828. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: YULIA STYLE NY at 809 Bath Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Yulia Turusinova (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: YULIA TURUSINOVA This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on February 21, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2018‑0000564. Published: March 15, 22, 29 April 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SWORN CLOTHING COMPANY at 270 Valley Station Circle, Buellton, CA 93427; Jaime Escamilla and Andy Rodriguez (same address). This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Andy Rodriguez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 7, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000702. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ARETE ADVENTURES, ARETE INTERNATIONAL at 2101 Refugio Road, Goleta, CA 93117; Pamela L. Nichols (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Pamela L. Nichols. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 6, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000686. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: A. WOOD ELECTRIC at 310 E. Gutierrez Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Big Phase Inc. (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Andrew Wood, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 6, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000696. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: 805 MOBILE WELDING, ACURA HONDA HOUSECALLS, CURBSIDE MOBILE SERVICE, CURBSIDE PERFORMANCE, CURBSIDE TRUCKING & TRANSPORT, HARLEY HOUSECALLS, HONDA ACURA HOUSECALLS at 273 Forrest Drive, Goleta, CA 93117; Tamas Szell (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Tamas A. Szell. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 8, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000738. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HEARTS BY THE SEA at 2616 Murrell Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Andrea M Torres (same address). This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Andrea M Torres. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 12, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000751. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: COASTLINE CABINETS AND COUNTER TOPS at 232 Anacapa Street, Unit 1D, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Raymond Arias and Chris Madrigal, 720 W. Micheltorena Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Chris Madrigal. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 7, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000707. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GREEN MARKETING at 9 Rubio Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Harlan Green (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Harlan Green. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 7, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000709. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CENTRAL COAST CABLING at 154 Verona Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117; Mitchell Carter (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Mitchell Carter. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 12, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000762. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CASA CASTILLO RENTALS at 2027 Castillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Arthur C. Montano 2029 Castillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Arthur C. Montano. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on February 16, 2018. 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. FBN Number: 2018‑0000527. Published: March 15, 22, 29 April 5, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: ACACIA EROSION CONTROL at 604 S. San Marcos Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Acacia Environmental Construction, Inc. (same address). This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Acacia Environmental Construction Inc. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 2, 2018. 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 Tera Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2018‑0000652. Published: March 15, 22, 29 April 5, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MISSION COLLECTIONS at 532 Fireside Lane, Goleta, CA 93117; Ortiz Schneider Interpreting & Translation (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Lorena Ortiz Schneider. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 14, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000788. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA WINE TOUR COMPANY at 2550 Eastman Avenue #6, Ventura, CA 93003; Executive Limousine & Coach, Inc. (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Liza L Raftery, Secretary. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 16, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000830. Published: Mar 22, 29 and Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SMART OFFICE INTERIORS at 18 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Smart Office Interiors, Inc. (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Neil Coffman‑Grey, Agent. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 19, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000849. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: MODISH SEAL DESIGN CO. at 4022 Primavera Road, Unit A, Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Kala Van Gompel (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Kala Van Gompel. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 9, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000736. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA SEGWAY & SLINGSHOT ADVENTURES, SANTA BARARA SEGWAY TOURS, SANTA BARBARA SLINGSHOT RENTALS, SEGWAY OF SANTA BARBARA, SEGWAY TOURS OF SANTA BARBARA, THINGS 2 DO RENTALS at 122 Gray Avenue, Unit B, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Things2Do Rentals 340 Rosewood Avenue, Unit G, Camarillo, CA 93010. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Things2Do Rentals, LLC. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 16, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000835. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: S.E. SCHWARTZ MOTORCARS at 1205 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Steven Schwartz (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Steve Schwartz. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 15, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000809. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: IPHONE REPAIR SANTA BARBARA at 1117 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; iPhone Repair Santa Barbara LLC (same address). This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Travis Thomas, Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 16, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0000831. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PEAK2PACIFIC at 324 Samarkand Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Karen Keltner (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Karen Keltner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 16, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000832. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: LUCENT SKINCARE at 1525 State Street, Suite 206, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Natalie Benavidez 431 Via Roma, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Natalie Benavidez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 12, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2018‑0000764. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018.

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Applications may be submitted online at http:// www.cityofgoleta.org/city-hall/city-clerk/boardscommissions. If you have any questions, please contact Deborah Lopez, City Clerk at (805) 961-7505 (dlopez@cityofgoleta.org). 108

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: C2C EXECUTIVE SERVICES, C2C STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT at 825 Jimeno Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93120; Jody B Miller (same address). This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Jody B Miller. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 8, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000719. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018.

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The Design Review Board meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 3:00 p.m., and are compensated at the rate of $50.00 per meeting. •

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CONCENTRIC CYCLE COACHING at 511 Samarkand Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Brendon Bolin (same address). This business is conducted by a Individual Signed: Brendon Bolin. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 9, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000735. Published: Mar 15, 22, 29 Apr 5, 2018.

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The Planning Commission conducts at least one regular meeting on the second (and/or fourth) Monday of each month starting at 6:00 p.m., and are compensated at the rate of $100.00 per meeting. • Planning Commissioner (Must reside within City limits and be a qualified elector) Applications may be submitted online at www.cityofgoleta.org/ city-hall/city-clerk/boards-commissions. If you have any questions, please contact Deborah Lopez, City Clerk at (805) 961-7505 (dlopez@cityofgoleta.org). Applications must be received no later than April 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: RALPH SIPPER BOOKS at 10 West Micheltorena Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Ralph Sipper and Carol Sipper as trustees of the Sipper Trust, 12 W Micheltorena Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This business is conducted by a Trust Signed: Ralph Sipper. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 15, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000813. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: 805 PROPERTIES at 705 Summerwood Lane, Lompoc, CA 93436; Dewey Faulkner III 701 Summerwood Lane, Unit 1, Lompoc, CA 93436. This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Dewey Faulkner III. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 15, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000808. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VINO DIVINO at 2012 De la Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Fine Wine Cellar, LLC. 307 Meadowbrook Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. This business is conducted by a Limitied Liability Company: Craig McGinnis, Owner. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 13, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000780. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SELENA MARIE WEDDINGS AND EVENTS, THE WEDDING TRASHERS at 864 Cheltenham Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Selena Marie Sweeney (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Selena Marie Sweeney. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 9, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2018‑0000744. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SEASIDE GREENS at 7375 Freeman Place, Unit B, Goleta, CA 93117; Julian Mark Cantando (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Julian Cantando. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 14, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2018‑0000801. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HOPE COMMUNITY CHURCH at 4141 State Street, Suite E‑14, Santa Barbara, CA; Missionary Church of Santa Barbara (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Elizabeth K. Milne. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 6, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000684. Published Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: BELLA TEORI AESTHETICS at 3568 Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez, CA 93460; Christopher J Flynn, MD Inc. 875 Woodland Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Christopher J. Flynn, COO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 20, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000865. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: NATURE’S WAY at 324 Barranca Avenue, Apt. 8, Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Matthew Eric Ellis (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Matthew Ellis. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 13, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2018‑0000781. Published. Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WILLOW STREET FILMS at 474 Scenic Drive, Unit C, Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Stacey D. Rydell (same address). This business is conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Stacey D. Rydell. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 14, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000786. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA IMAGES at 1180 San Antonio Creek Road, Santa Barbara, CA, 93111; Mark Blickley (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Mark Blickley. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 19, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000847. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DAILY GREENZ, ETC. at 724 East Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Elsa Marie Cisneros and Cristina Ann Gonzalez 2223 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93109. This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Elsa M. Cisneros. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Feb 26, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000591. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SUPERIOR HOME HEALTH, SUPERIOR HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, SUPERIOR HOSPICE CARE, SUPERIOR SENIOR HOME CARE at 320 E Walnut Avenue, Lompoc, CA 93436; IAATK Inc. 1220 Onslott Road, Lompoc, CA 93436. This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Pablo Martinez, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 12, 2018. 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 Mary Soto. FBN Number: 2018‑0000753. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: JO TAYLOR READINGS at 307 Por La Mar Circle, Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Jo Anne Taylor (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Jo Anne Taylor. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on March 13, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000776. Published: Mar 22, 29 Apr 5, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: AMAZING GRACE URNS AND FANCIFUL DESIGN CO. at 1331 Santa Barbara Street #1, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Lemon Tree Partners, LLC (same address). This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Noel Solomon, Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 26, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000930. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SAGE AND CROW STUDIO at 612 Mulberry Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Sarah Anne Clark (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Sarah A. Clark. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 21, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000888. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: EXPONENTIAL PRESS at 3736 Avon Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Charles A. Ryavec (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Charles Ryavec. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 23, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000919. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CHOPPA POKE at 7000 Hollister Ave #102, Goleta, CA 93117; Snowcrave XD Inc. 8105 E Emerson Place, Rosemead, CA 91770. This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: David Chen, CEO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 23, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000918. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: XINACATL at 1629B Castillo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Mayra Padilla Castillo (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Mayra Padilla. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 19, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000850. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: COSTA DEL MAR APARTMENTS at 1045, 1047, and 1049 Elm Lane, Carpinteria, CA 93013; MP APW LLC 6133 Bristol Parkway, STE 270, Culver City, CA 90230. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 23, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000916. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: LOVE TO COMPETE at 4326 Calle Real #136, Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Robert Allen (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Robert Allen. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 21, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000883. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SHOPS@THEWATERLINE at 120 Santa Barbara Street, Suite C, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; The Guilded Table, LLC, 1187 Coast Village Road #303, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Kassie Goodman, Manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 23, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000914. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ONE CARAT MANI & PEDI at 1329 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Takako Sato 6623 Calle Koral, Goleta, CA 93117. This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Takako Sato. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 20, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0000874. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SUCCESSREACH LTD at 557 N La Cumbre Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Mary Jean Vignone (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Mary Jean Vignone. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 14, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000785. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: L’COUTURE ATELIER at 130 W Victoria Street, Apt. 22, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 ; Liliya Livingston (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Liliya Livingston. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 23, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000926. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ALISOS VINEYARD at 9100 Alisos Canyon Road, Los Alamos, CA 93440; Flower & Vine LLC, 5933 Bowcroft Street, Los Angeles, CA 90016. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Deborah Feldman, Attorney. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 22, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000902. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: PAL 8 MEDIA, INC. at 2580 Sycamore Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Pal 8 Media, Inc. (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Steven Manis, CFO. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 26, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Melissa Mercer. FBN Number: 2018‑0000936. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: FRIENDS OF FROZEN YOGURT, FOFY. at 825 De la Guerra Terrace, Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Christopher Faitel (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Christopher Faitel. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 26, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000935. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: FACIALS BY KERRI. at 1520 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Kerri C. Rollinson (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Kerri Rolinson. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 20, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000857. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SEAGLASS BOTANICALS at 4772 Calle Camarada, Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Sarah Coffman (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Sarah Coffman. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 26, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000933. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: PIPPUSTUDIO. at 233 Hot Springs Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108; Hussaya De Armond and Benjamin A. De Armond (same address). This business is conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Hussaya De Armond. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Mar 21, 2018. 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: 2018‑0000881. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19, 2018.

NAME CHANGE IN THE MATTER OF Jack Flores Pina ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE

OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 18CV01056 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: Jack Flores Pina TO: Jack Flores Edgerton. 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 without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING MAY 23, 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. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018. IN THE MATTER OF Nahal KH Lahiji ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV00131 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: Nahal KH Lahiji TO: Nahal Assadi. 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 without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING APRIL 11, 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. Published: Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 2018. IN THE MATTER OF Teresa Murillo ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV00756 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: Teresa Murillo TO: Maria Teresa Zuniga. 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 appear 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 without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING MAY 09, 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. Published. Mar 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 2018. IN THE MATTER OF MARISELA GUEVARA ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 18CV01019 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):

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FROM: Marisela Guevara TO: Kamilla Guevara. 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 without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING MAY 30, 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. Published: Mar 29, Apr 5, 12, 19 2018.

Hollister Kellogg Park Project CIP # 9035

SECTION A NOTICE INVITING SEALED BIDS

NOTICE INVITING SEALED BIDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF HOLLISTER/KELLOGG PARK 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, City of Goleta, CA PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Goleta (“City”), invites sealed bids for the above stated project and will receive such bids in the office of the City Clerk, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, California 93117, up to the hour of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018, and will be publicly opened and read aloud promptly thereafter. Faxes or any electronic format is not acceptable. Copies of the Bidding Documents including Project Plans and Specifications, City General Provisions, City Special Provisions and Supplemental Project Information (SWPPP, Reports, etc.), but not including Greenbook Standard Plans, Greenbook Standard Specifications, Greenbook Standard Special Provisions – 2015 Edition, or Reference Specifications) are available from the City, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, California 93117 upon payment of a $126.00 for full size or $30.00 for 11x17 non-refundable fee if picked up, or no payment to City if obtained from Construction Bidboard, Inc. at http://www.ebidboard.com/, or City of Goleta website at http:// www.cityofgoleta.org/i-want-to/view/city-bid-opportunities. Each Bidder shall register by providing its street address, e-mail, phone and fax to City at the time of pick-up or request for Bidding Documents (“Registered Bidders); Addenda, if any, shall be issued via e-mail or CD (no hard copy) only to Registered Bidders. The City reserves the right to extend the Bid Deadline and Bid Opening by issuing an Addendum to Registered Bidders no later than 72 hours prior to the Bid Deadline. The work includes all labor, material and equipment necessary for the construction of , but not limited to the following; driveway, sidewalk, bike path, parking lot, skate plaza, multi use courts, handball and bocce ball courts, multi-use athletic natural turf (sod) field including gopher mesh protection, installation of prefabricated facilities, recreational amenities, picnic tables, BBQ pits, irrigation, electrical, plumbing, and landscaping, etc, at 170 South Kellogg Avenue, Goleta CA. The contract period is 200 working days. Any contract entered into pursuant to this notice will incorporate provisions of the California Labor Code. The Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations per California Labor Code Section 1771.4, including prevailing wage rates and apprenticeship employment standards. Affirmative action to ensure against discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, or religion will also be required. The City hereby affirmatively ensures that all business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, or religion in any consideration leading to the award of contract. Bids must be prepared on the approved bid forms in conformance with the “Bidding Instructions” and the General Provisions and submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside, “SEALED BID FOR CONSTRUCTION OF HOLLISTER/ KELLOGG PARK. DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL.” The bid must be accompanied by certified cashier’s check, or bidder’s bond, made payable to City. The bid security shall be an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total maximum amount bid with their proposals as required by California law. A contract may only be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder that holds a valid Class “A” Contractor’s license or specialty licensing in accordance with the provisions of the California Business and Professions Code. Within such limits as may be prescribed by law, the City Council of the City of Goleta reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to accept, reject or waive any variances or informalities in a Bid or in the bidding, or take bids under advisement. Failure to provide proof of the contractor’s current registration pursuant to Section 1725.5 of the Labor Code may result in rejection of the bid as non-responsive. Failure to comply with enforcement provisions pursuant to Section 1771.4 of the Labor Code may result in a determination that the bidder is not responsible. The Contractor Company, including the Responsible Managing Officer (RMO) for the Contractor Company, shall demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years’ experience successfully performing projects of substantially similar type, magnitude, and character of the work bid. Bids shall remain open and valid for a period of ninety (90) days after the Bid Deadline. Pursuant to Public Contract Code section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by City to ensure performance under the Contract or, in the alternative, request the City to make payment of retention to an escrow agent. Any protest to an intended award of this contract shall be made in writing addressed to the City Clerk prior to the award. Any protest may be considered and acted on by the City Council at the time noticed for award of the contract. To request a copy of the notice of agenda for award, please contact the City Clerk (805) 961-7505 or register on the City’s website (www.cityofgoleta.org). INDEPENDENT.COM

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