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by Nick Welsh instead to talk Holzer out of or more than 20 years, his delusions. During the trial, 16 mentalNicolas Holzer absolutely knew he was the health experts testified. Sevmost evil person on eral had been sanctioned by Earth, doomed to an eternity state medical authorities for of damnation for numerous various infractions. A couple heinous acts. This was psymore had violated profeschotic and delusional thinksional ethical standards. A ing, most of the psychiatric solid handful testified that experts agreed; Holzer had Holzer was legally insane at committed none of the the time of the killing, and atrocities he held himself another handful testified he responsible for, including was sane. Voss noted that the spread of AIDS and the most of the experts who found carnage wrought by the him insane had spent time providing actual care to Holbombing of Nagasaki and THE RULING: Judge Brian Hill (pictured) determined that Nicolas Holzer (below) knew right from Hiroshima. On the night of wrong during the quadruple murder. Holzer will be sentenced on August 24. zer, while the others had only August 11, 2014, however, the spent a few hours conducting tightly wound spring inside Holzer’s psyche quently, “I had to do it.” By the next day, a forensic evaluation. Two of the experts had snapped, and he became in reality what his though, it became clear that Holzer had struck been hired by Zonen; two were appointed delusions told him to be true as he quietly a hazy compact with unknown parties: To by Judge Hill— all four agreed that Holzer and methodically stabbed to death his mom save his family from an eternity in hell, he had was capable of discerning right from wrong. and dad, his two sons — ages 13 and 10 — and to kill them. In custody a couple of years later Although Holzer himself never took the witthe family corgi. He stabbed them so many —after the most sustained psychiatric care ness stand, his taped interviews got extensive times, prosecutor Ron Zonen frequently he’d received in more than a decade, includ- play on the courtroom wall, as did a video of reminded Judge Brian Hill, that he needed to ing a steady diet of psychotropic medications him in the back of a patrol vehicle muttering get a second knife to finish the job. Since then, — Holzer said God told him to do it. Zonen how he had been given a second chance to Holzer has been locked up in the closest thing relentlessly attacked the after-the-fact tim- kill his family by a certain date and how he County Jail has to solitary confinement. That ing of this revelation, and Judge Hill termed had blown it. it “arguably suspicious,” adding, “At a miniSince 1995, Holzer had suffered two involwill soon change. Last Friday, Judge Hill wrapped up an ago- mum, it’s convenient.” As delusional as Holzer untary psychiatric hospitalizations. He had nizing yet compelling four-week trial over was, Hill concluded, he knew the difference attempted suicide at least twice, had been Holzer’s sanity at the time of the killing. As between right and wrong. During his initial deemed comatose twice, had asked his father crazy as Holzer clearly was, Hill ruled that interrogation, Holzer was asked whether he to kill him once, and had tried to strangle his he was not legally insane as defined by Cali- knew that “in the grand scheme of things, [the sister after she screamed at him for chewfornia law. That’s because Holzer could still killing was] not the right thing to do, right?” ing a shard of glass like a stick of gum. His discern the moral difference Holzer’s answer: “Right.” ex-wife testified she called Holzer’s family between right and wrong. To public defender on at least two occasions, worried he might Christine Voss, this argu- hurt himself. For his parents — whose home As a result of this verdict, Holzer will soon be shipped ment missed the essence he’d moved back to in 2008 — Holzer was of Holzer’s delusions, controlling, and so paranoid that neighbors to state prison to spend the rest of his tormented days which had plagued him were out to get him that his father installed behind bars. since his first psychotic security cameras to prove they weren’t. In Attorneys for both sides break, in 1995. “The very all that time, he’d been under the care of six —public defender Christine concept of wrong was his mental-health professionals and prescribed delusion,” she argued. psychotropic medications off and on. Voss argued opposite Zonen —presented Judge Hill with Throughout the trial, Zonen poked “How is it possible for enough evidence to justly Mr. Holzer to distinguish holes in that picture, noting that for nearly right from wrong?” she a decade, Holzer had managed to function rule either way. The real challenge confronting Hill asked. When it came to without any mental-health treatment. For was how to reconcile Holkilling his family, the five years, Holzer held down a job at Rayzer’s behavior as it swung choice “was not right theon. He got married, had two children, and from wrong, but wrong then went through a hard-fought custody between explosively delusional and linear and lucid. from wrong. Letting battle. Despite a history of serious mental At the time of his arrest, for example, Hol- them live was also the wrong thing to do.” illness, Zonen repeatedly stressed, Holzer zer did not present as classically insane. He About six months before the crime, Hol- was able to accomplish this without evident had called 9-1-1 immediately after the crime, zer notified his parents that he was going to incident. “How is that even possible?” Zonen calmly confessed, and precisely answered have to kill them and his sons; at that time, he often asked. Perhaps the only question questions about the night’s horrors with a used the word “atonement.” Holzer’s siblings, Zonen would ask more frequently—usually detached clarity. upon being told, insisted their father accom- after hearing how Holzer killed his family to Except for the biggest question: Why did pany Holzer to his next appointment with a save them from eternal damnation—was, psychologist, who recommended a follow-up “What about the dog?” he do it? During his first interrogation, Holzer and also referred Holzer to a psychiatrist, who Sentencing is scheduled for August 24. answered only, “I don’t know,” adding fre- declined to prescribe medications, preferring n

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majestic property selling for $16.5 million put Hope Ranch on the statistical real estate map for May 2018; the sale single-handedly created a 50 percent gain over the previous May’s sales in the small community, according to research firm Core Logic. In human terms, however, sales agents described something of a migration from Montecito to Hope Ranch early this year, due to both the reality of rebuilding after the disaster and a need to be housed somewhere more permanent. The trend is quieting, however. Seventeen homes sold in Montecito in May, the largest number all year. Even a home in hard-hit Riven Rock sold two weeks ago for $4 million. June was interesting, said Jennifer LeMert with Fidelity National Title Insurance Company. For instance, some homes listed as single-family residences were actually condos under one roof. These subtleties are the bread and butter of Realtors like Dianne

and Brianna Johnson at Village Properties. According to their stats, median singlefamily home prices peaked in March for the City of Santa Barbara at $1.4 million, which Dianne Johnson pointed out is a number just as easily skewed by off-the-market and below-market private sales as by a single large sale. As it has for rentals, the homesfor-sale market has tightened on the South Coast. In mid-June, about 550 houses and condos were listed for sale. A decade ago, it was more like 900, said Stan Tabler, a broker with Compass. Goleta had 56 active listings as of 6/15, 33 of them in escrow. The remaining 23 properties translate to a 1.7-month supply for buyers. Prices there rose 32 percent between May 2017 and May 2018, from $664,000 to $877,000. The South Coast’s least-expensive home last month, however, was a condo in Goleta, which sold for $325,000. —Jean Yamamura

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hough comments made by former Santa Professional Ethics, Reiner said. His attorBarbara City College instructor Mark ney’s explanation of his actions as just “Mark McIntire to female colleagues were being Mark” “does not constitute an accept“offensive,” “intemperate,” “insulting,” and able excuse,” she said. often “outrageous,” they never crossed the McIntire, who’d been a philosophy line of actual harassment, according to instructor since 1996, was released from a retired judge hired by SBCC to investi- his SBCC contract in May, soon after the gate four Title IX complaints filed against Shermer incident. College administrators McIntire in the wake of the campus’s recent declined to comment on what it described #MeToo controversy. as a personnel matter, McIntire had rushed to but McIntire claimed defend the reputation of he was told in a perforguest speaker Michael mance evaluation that Shermer after faculty his assignments and exams were too “politimembers publicly disclosed allegations of sexcally charged” and that he failed to grasp “basic ual assault against him. —Former SBCC instructor Mark McIntire Judge Elinor Reiner philosophical concepts.” found that a number of McIntire maintains the McIntire’s email mesreal reason he was not sages were “gender-based in a purposefully rehired was because he was a sole faculty disparaging fashion.” He made pejorative voice expressing the cause of conservatives references to female professors constitut- and Trump voters on campus. He is appealing a “sorority,” characterized some of their ing his termination and has vowed to sue the comments as “morning-after regrets,” and school if he’s not rehired. used the phrase “fingering herself as the McIntire didn’t dispute any of Judge culminator.” But while his statements were Reiner’s findings in her 28-page report and “anti-feminist,” Reiner explained, they were declared himself fully exonerated of the “fake not “severe” or “pervasive” enough to dem- accusations.” “Yes, I used strong, acerbic onstrate that “actionable harassment or bul- language, but I was defending myself, and I lying took place” in violation of Title IX law. don’t apologize for that,” he said. “When I’m —Tyler Hayden McIntire still breached the college’s Code of bitten, I bite back.”

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t’s not just climate change that’s intensifying warming in Southern California. As our cities become more populous and denser with buildings, vehicles, and roads, they capture and reflect more of the sun’s heat, and that heat is increasingly dissipating the morning fog and low clouds that shade coastal Southern California in the summer. A scientific study released last week revealed that clouds in coastal areas have “declined significantly” since the 1970s in the most urbanized areas. “Cloud cover is plummeting in southern coastal California,” said Park Williams, a climatologist and former graduate student and researcher at UC Santa Barbara. “And as the clouds decrease, that increases the chances of bigger and more intense fires.” Eric Boldt, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service station in Oxnard, said that the findings made a lot of sense, based on his years of experience observing weather in Southern California. “I fully think this is accurate,” he said. “If you heat up the land, you’re going to burn off clouds sooner in the morning.” Boldt added that it was plausible that population growth and development of Southern California since the 1970s led to an intensification of what scientists call the “heat island effect.” “I looked up some numbers on population growth in Southern California,” Boldt said. “Los Angeles County went from about 7 million people in 1970 to about 10 million today. With all those people coming in, and a lot of them moving out toward the ocean, you’re going to have more houses and buildings and freeways reflecting heat.” The study, which was published last week in the Geophysical Research Letters journal, found that with less cloud cover in summer, plants lost a higher percentage of their moisture to the atmosphere, making them more likely to burn if exposed to fire. Williams stressed that summer cloud cover is a less important factor for fires than Santa

Ana winds or the timing of rains in the fall and winter, but he said that about 40 percent of wildfires in the region occur from May through September. As an example of such a summer fire, Boldt pointed to the Springs Fire in the Camarillo area, which in 2013 burned around 25,000 acres in a little more than a day. “Usually in May we have low clouds and sometimes a little drizzle, but in that case, we had a Santa Ana [wind]

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condition and a major wildfire that burned all the way from Highway 101 to the ocean,” he said. Williams and a team of researchers, using cloud measurements taken every 15 minutes from airports throughout Southern California, found statistically significant decreases in cloud cover at 21 out of 22 airports, with overall decreases of 56 percent in cloud frequency in Burbank and 46 percent at the Santa Monica Airport. The impact of the heat island effect has not been as marked in Santa Barbara as in Los Angeles and San Diego, Williams said. “Santa Barbara hasn’t been urbanized enough to have as great an impact,” he said. “There is a slight decrease in cloud formation, but the urban heat island effect hasn’t been strong enough to overcome the forces of natural climate variability. By contrast in Los Angeles, somebody going about their lives could have noticed in recent years clouds burning off earlier in the day, such that there is about one extra hour of clear sky conditions.” n INDEPENDENT.COM

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and the Santa Barbara County Fire Department on the afternoon of 6/29, as a handful of spot fires merged near Highway 154’s Windy Gap area. Firefighters kept the blaze to less than an acre. As the cause remains under investigation, Los Padres officials remind motorists towing trailers and recreational vehicles to make sure that safety chains do not drag along the roadway, which can produce sparks.

A $3.9 million state Coastal Conservancy grant to the City of Goleta will go toward completing a management plan for the Ellwood Bluffs butterfly grove, where massive congregations of monarchs make for one of Santa Barbara County’s most remarkable and accessible displays of nature. Hundreds of dead trees — mostly killed by drought — are public-safety hazards, especially where they border the grove’s trail network. “These funds will help the city engage in a robust outreach process during the development of the management plan and also provide assistance in the restoration process,” said Mayor Paula Perotte. An open program for discounted solar panel installation runs through 8/30, organized by the Community Environmental Council. In its seventh year, the current program offers battery storage as Southern California Edison will be increasing its evening rates. The next informational meeting takes place 7/11 at 6 p.m. in the Goleta Valley Community Center. Another will be held at the Carpinteria library on 7/19, 6 p.m. Visit solarizesb.org for details. A program to reduce air pollution and protect whales in the Santa Barbara Channel and the Bay Area from ship strikes started on 7/1. Shipping companies that voluntarily reduce their vessel speeds to 10 knots or slower will receive financial rewards ranging from $1,000 to $35,000, depending on fleet size and adherence to guidelines.

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would have two representatives on a fiveperson commission; the fifth seat would be occupied by an independent voter. Under Williams’s plan, party representation on the commission would reflect party registration among the electorate. Right now, 42 percent of county voters are registered Democrats, 24 percent are registered Republicans, and 25 percent are independents or have declined to state party preference. Williams’s plan offers about half as much Republican representation as the RIG plan, two-thirds more Democratic, and about 100 percent more independent. As of deadline, county supervisors were expected to approve both measures, leaving it to voters to decide. Williams termed the RIG approach “a naked power grab” that would give disproportionate representation to the North County economic and political interests that bankrolled it. — Nick Welsh

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LAW & DISORDER The City of Santa Barbara’s attempts to bring landlord Dario Pini’s properties up to code got bogged down when contractors looking to submit bids were given the wrong list of needed fixes by the city; also, the keys for several buildings were stolen by persons unknown. About 90 percent of the tenants continue to pay rent, reported receiver William Hoffman to the court on 6/27, money he “has had to rely on” to make repairs as Pini has given only $1,000 per property so far. Hoffman collects about $170,000 monthly on the properties, using the money to pay bills and employees and to make repairs across 110 units, ranging from replacing broken toilets and door handles to unclogging drains and painting over graffiti. A scam conducted through email and traditional mail that targets individuals with “high-profile” careers and/or those who have been in recent news reports is on the rise countywide, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The letter senders are attempting to extort money by threatening to publicize information that will damage a victim’s reputation. Authorities suggest contacting law enforcement if you receive correspondence of this nature. Scams can also be reported to the Federal Trade Commission at 1 (877) FTC-HELP (382-4357).

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ooking crisp, brisk, and anything but embattled, Scott Pruitt — President Trump’s administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) — made a surprise visit to Santa Barbara County on June 28 for a ceremonial signing of final cleanup plans for the Casmalia Resources Superfund Site, a longshuttered toxic dump near Santa Maria. Pruitt was accompanied by former county supervisor Mike Mike Stoker (left) and Scott Pruitt Stoker, the newly appointed admin“[As county supervisors], we operated istrator of EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region. The signing set in motion the expendi- under the false pretenses that there was ture of $60 million over the next half decade impermeable clay underneath the site,” to seal the toxic storage facilities, after which recalled Stoker, a well-known player in local the site will require perpetual monitoring Republican circles for the past 30 years. — estimated at $4.1 million annually — to “When we got information that suggested ensure that hazardous waste does not otherwise, it was, ‘Houston, we have a probmigrate offsite. “Adding Casmalia [to the lem,’ and we pulled a 180.” Stoker added that EPA’s priority cleanup list] demonstrates my he made the motion, in 1991, to shut down the commitment to ensure Superfund sites are site after supervisors learned that the geology addressed as quickly and as safely as possi- under the dumpsite was not as impermeble,” said Pruitt, who has been under steady able as county leaders had been assured. In fire of late for his aggressive hostility toward fact, contaminants found their way through regulatory protections championed by envi- cracks and fissures in the subsoil clay, migratronmentalists, as well as ethical breaches. He ing about 100 meters down and laterally. added that “leadership and direction” are Although no contaminants migrated beyond needed to finalize cleanup and “get answers the boundaries of the 252-acre property, they for the [surrounding] communities.” Pruitt did get beyond the perimeter of the permit— Nick Welsh took no questions from reporters. ted area.

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peeches were made, the ribbon was cut, and scores of Goletans surged into their favorite public building on Sunday morning to mark the beginning of an independent Goleta Valley Public Library — separate from City of Santa Barbara control and on its own administratively and financially. Money is one of the reasons Goleta left the Santa Barbara system, threshing out a greater savings by running the library with city staff to avoid Santa Barbara’s rising administrative charges. Buellton and Solvang are eager to join Goleta’s new Zone 4 library, and Montecito and Carpinteria have also expressed interest. Administering outside branches didn’t seem to faze Director Allison Gray as much as the lack of space to sort books destined for those locations, as Goleta would serve as the hub for the Black Gold shared-materials system for

Zone 4. Currently, volunteers in Goleta put in about 30 hours a week checking in books. With independence, Gray’s materials budget grew by $140,000. “We have such great support from the city and the council,” she said, “and from our volunteers.” Ahead of the switch and faced with retagging 75,000 items with new Goleta barcodes, Gray recruited volunteers for the massive job. They finished before the opening, clocking a collective 3,000 hours, with some showing up daily to help, said Gray. “We call them our power volunteers.” For a 15,000-square-foot space with an annual circulation of 600,000 items, Gray said the library should have about three times the staffers of its current 21. One of the missing pieces for several years has been a new leader of the children’s section. Gray said the library is actively searching. — Jean Yamamura

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oughly 450 people gathered outside Santa Maria’s ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) facility, chanting, “Shut ICE down!” on Saturday. The protest followed a downtown Santa Barbara “Families Belong Together” march (pictured) that drew a few thousand in protest of President Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration crackdown; they were part of an estimated 700 similar rallies nationwide. “This is the first time we are organizing here [in Santa Maria],” said Hazel Davalos, the community organizing director for Santa Maria – based Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE). However, added a man named Elias, who did not give his last name, “[Family separation] is nothing new. It’s been happening [here] for years, and finally people are beginning to understand the cruelty and damage that ICE brings to our community.” Three years ago, 3,000 people protested the opening of the ICE facility, said Davalos. “And now they are planning to grow their staff.” Community members live in fear of deportation, she said. Organizers are concerned about the proximity of the ICE

facility to the new county jail, set to open in April of next year. “Whether they’ve committed a crime or not, we’ll stand behind them,” she added. “No person deserves to be punished twice — once by our criminal justice system and a second time by deportation.” While the rally was organized by CAUSE, a number of organizations collaborated and attended, including Planned Parenthood. The group’s Central Coast representative, Miguel Angel Perez, told the crowd that President Trump’s administration wanted “to divide and conquer” communities. “But, one: We are not the enemy. And two: You will never divide us.” — Blanca Garcia

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tate Assemblymember Monique Limón (pictured) played a significant role in getting three paint companies to withdraw November’s statewide ballot initiative that could have stuck taxpayers with a $2 billion bond to clean asbestos and lead-based paint from homes. Limón was one of six legislators who had been battling the paint lobby since late last year. The three companies collected the signatures needed to qualify the bond — which Limón said would cost taxpayers $3.9 billion overall— after it became evident that a court case in 2000 requiring them to pick up the tab for lead-paint cleanup in eight counties, plus the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco, would stand. Those cleanup costs could have been as high as $710 million. Limón represents Ventura County, which is party to the lawsuit and home to as many as 20,000 potentially affected properties. (Santa Barbara, which Limón also represents, is not in the lawsuit.) The paint industry’s proposed initiative would have stricken the court declaration that the lead-based paint constituted a public nuisance. In response, Limón introduced a bill that would have declared such paint a public nuisance. If the law passed, it would have applied statewide rather than to just 10 municipalities.

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Two other related bills were introduced targeting the three companies. After 10 days of intense negotiations, Limón and her colleagues agreed to withdraw the bills if the paint companies withdrew their initiative. “Elections are elections; anything can happen,” Limón explained. “It was a huge risk. Californians could have been forced to pay $3.9 billion for something the courts ruled the paint companies should have done.” The deadline for the deal was 5 p.m on June 28. Limón got the final proof for the agreement at 4:42 p.m. It’s now up to a lower-court judge to determine exactly how much the cleanup and abatement will cost. The door remains open, Limón added, to hammer out a new arrangement to clean up lead paint in California’s remaining 48 counties. —Nick Welsh

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going to dance with the devil, it might help to know what he looks like. I say this having almost collided with Scott Pruitt, the most scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) czar in the agency’s history, last Thursday, and not even recognizing him. Pruitt made a surprise appearance at last week’s ceremonial gala held at the Casmalia toxic dump site that bobs ominously atop gently sloping hillsides. In other words, I was at Frankenstein’s castle. Unfortunately, though, the monster is far from dead. Imagine 5.6 billion pounds of the nastiest solid and liquid toxic waste known to humanity scattered over 252 acres. Casmalia’s owners abandoned ship back in 1989, leaving an incomprehensible mess for the EPA to clean up. In 2001, the EPA declared it a Superfund site and has since incarcerated every drop of rain that’s fallen lest it “contaminate” adjoining properties. This past week, Pruitt showed up to sign a long-awaited final action plan for Casmalia, known by the phallic-sounding acronym ROD (record of decision). When Pruitt speaks of this plan, the words “immediate” and “intense” are always close by. Thursday’s signing ceremony was a coming-out party for former Santa Barbara county supervisor Mike Stoker, who was sworn in six weeks ago as the EPA’s new West Coast regional director. But Pruitt wound up stealing Stoker’s show. How could he not? The day before, Pruitt had been publically accused

of “ratf*cking” a former aide because she testified he’d instructed her to “procure” a used mattress from Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. The guy I saw walking around didn’t seem the sort of guy to engage in nonconsensual biblical relations, rodentstyle. He was shorter than I expected, tightly built and tightly packed, like a Jack Russell terrier. He shook a lot of hands. He smiled a lot. And why not? There was zero risk of political ambush by the environmental opposition, upset perhaps by his relentless assault on the EPA’s core mission: environmental protection. It was a sunny day with a cool breeze. Pruitt was safely behind a 12-foot-high chainlink fence, shut tight and topped with barbed wire. Out front, a uniformed security guard screened guests. Parked nearby was a flotilla of bright white SUVs, notably devoid of dust or water spots. Not surprisingly, Pruitt would not answer questions. And he left early. But in that moment — in the cocoon of Casmalia — Pruitt could play one of the good guys. Perversely — in that moment, in that place —he might actually have been one. Back in the ’80s, when nearby residents started expressing alarm about the industrial stench emanating from Casmalia—triggering headaches, bloody noses, breathing problems, forgetfulness, and stillbirths — state and county health and environmental officers insisted they were imagining things. They must be crazy. Meanwhile, dump owner Ken Hunter was allowed to continue shoot-

ing cascading fountains of liquefied toxic wastes out of his toxic storage ponds and

into the air. A news photographer told me that he had once been soaked by one of these fountains when the wind shifted. His shoes, brand-new, stunk beyond redemption and had to be tossed along with his clothes when his girlfriend refused to put them in the washing machine. For two days, he was too sick to work. He called Hunter, who insisted, “You just have the flu.” He asked what chemicals were in the pond. Hunter didn’t say. What about the groundwater under the dump? Hunter’s experts insisted the ground was geologically bulletproof. Nothing could possibly get past the multiple layers of thick, impermeable layers of clay. Until one day, hundreds of thousands of barrels of liquefied toxics — carcinogenic and mutagenic chemicals — penetrated the impermeable. They’d gotten into the groundwater basin and moved all over, though, thankfully, never off-site. According to a recent EPA report, “No cleanup technologies can effectively remove the wide range of contaminants in this type of setting,” even if they pumped the hell out of the aquifer for “several thousand years.” That’s why it will cost $4.1 million a year forever to “operate and maintain.”

And that’s after Casmalia has been rendered safe enough to allow raindrops to run off unimpounded. According to Stoker, that could take five to six years. As a county supervisor, Stoker remembers making the motion to

declare Casmalia a Superfund site. He also remembers coming to community meetings where people were throwing chairs at each other. People get mad when they’re lied to. I’m hoping these memories stay with him. In 1999, the EPA estimated final cleanup would cost $285 million. Today, that amount has dropped considerably, but no precise estimate is available. To date, the EPA has collected $120 million from Casmalia’s socalled responsible parties, guys like Hunter and companies that dumped their industrial unmentionables there. It’s irresistible to cast Hunter as the villain; he was so arrogant and disdainful in public. But it misses the point. It was really the EPA’s fault. When Hunter started Casmalia in 1972, it was only a 60-acre dump. It handled oil field waste. In 1980, the EPA allowed Hunter to expand to 252 acres. It also allowed him to accept materials so deadly they make cyanide look like candy. Not one of Hunter’s six landfills was lined. Yet they let him do it. Worse, they let him do it on the strength of only an “interim permit.” Are Pruitt and Stoker using Superfund cleanup as “good-guy” eyewash? Probably. Who cares? They’re the devils we need to dance with. Stoker’s local roots will help. But as Pruitt continues to lay waste to the regulatory infrastructure that provides any semblance of environmental protection, he should keep in mind how many new Superfund sites he’s creating along the way. That’s a whole lot of devils with whom we’re gonna have to dance. — Nick Welsh

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p north, about an hour and half away, a community has provided a device like a parking meter, but it is called a cash meter. These are for the homeless. Instead of giving the homeless money, and who knows what they might purchase, individuals who want to donate money instead put it in these meters. The money is collected by workers every few days and given to shelters or organizations that help with homeless. Our community needs to do something similar to this so we can stop encouraging homeless people to hang out on State Street or at local parks, grocery stores, or other public areas. I hope we can come together as a community and help individuals.

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¶ In last week’s news story “Carbajal Tours Tent City at Mexico Border,” the reference to children housed in chain-link cages referred to Customs and Border Protection housing in areas other than Tornillo, which Congressmember Carbajal toured. Also, Ernie Salomon, who has retired his TV show, let us know that it would be he and his team who may have saved a life through his shows on various diseases, not he alone; his name is spelled “Salomon,” not “Solomon”; he was born in Germany, not Austria; and he is a registered Republican “and still a centrist because the Democratic Party has moved too far to the left for me, especially in the Socialist Republic of California.” We stand corrected.

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Mark Lathrop Hansen 1951-2018

We mourn the loss of Mark Lathrop Hansen, a longtime Santa Barbara resident and medical doctor who passed away on June 18, 2018, at the age of 67. Born in Chicago, Mark became a true citizen of the world. He grew up in Syracuse, New York; Millbrae, California; Karachi, Pakistan; Lagos, Nigeria; Williamstown, Massachusetts; and Washington DC. He traveled widely throughout his life, including a six-month stint in Kumasi, Ghana, while pursuing his medical studies. He was profoundly moved by the diversity of human cultures and by nature’s own astounding diversity. Mark graduated from the Sidwell Friends school in Washington DC in 1969. He then studied cultural anthropology and political science at Pomona College, where he also enrolled in pre-med courses. After graduating in 1974, he entered medical school at Emory University and received his M.D. in 1978. Meantime, he had developed a keen interest in whales to go along with his longstanding passion for sailing, scubadiving, and other outdoor activities. He was accepted for a residency at Cottage Hospital, and by his own admission it was love at first sight: “I was seduced by Santa Barbara,” he once said, “with its 3000’ mountains on the sea and the Channel Islands.” After completing his residency, Mark accepted a position as a staff physician in Student Health at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was their expert Internal Medicine specialist, and undertook other duties such as providing comprehensive health information sessions for students, faculty, and staff preparing to travel and reside abroad. Mark was “extremely respected and honored as our colleague,” says Mary Ferris, the Executive Director of Student Health. “He was consulted by many for his knowledge and experience, and he touched the lives of so many students who praised him with many compliments while he was here. We remember him fondly.” Mark took full advantage of the natural splendors of Santa Barbara and its surrounding area. He became a knowledgeable whale watcher, photo-identifying Humpback and Blue whales and assisting with marine mammal rescues (note his stethoscope in the attached photo). He became an outstanding paraglider, remarking that “I don’t recommend it for everyone, but this is what Leonardo da Vinci would have done if he had had nylon.” After his retirement in 2014, he studied ornithology and became a dedicated birder. His other focused, artful 18

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accomplishments included painting and photography. All who knew him were constantly impressed with his fine-grained, ever-deepening knowledge of every activity he took up. He could talk in spell-binding ways for hours about the latest camera, the most recent whale sighting, the hawks who accompanied him while paragliding, the spices in the dishes being served at dinner, and (literally, it seems) everything else, including the many-sided aspects of his medical work. Mark never took a thing in this world for granted. He brought a deeply attentive attitude to everything he did and to everyone he met. All who encountered Mark knew they had truly been ‘seen’ by him. Mark is survived by his wife, Ann Bronstein, whom he met in 1993 and married in 2002. They enjoyed a remarkable romance, traveling the world – with a special affection for Big Sur – cooking diverse cuisines, maintaining an art-filled home, and much more. Mark is also survived by his three siblings and their families: David Hansen of New York City and his wife, Elaine; Leith Black of Niceville, Florida, and her husband Randy and daughter Alexandra; and Roderick Hansen of Albuquerque and his wife, Lydia, and children Ariana and Andrew. Mark is survived, too, by his daughter Kathy Cornwell of Fairfax Station, Virginia, and her husband David, by his cousin Steven Sweeney and his wife Allyson Adams of Santa Fe and family, by Shawn Sweeney and her husband Chris Hollendonner of Santa Fe and family, and by numerous other cousins, relatives, and friends, all of whom miss him dearly. Finally, Mark leaves behind his beloved pet rabbit, “Fuzzy,” whom he and Ann rescued from a shelter. Donations in Mark’s name can be made to the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center of Santa Barbara or to the National Audubon Society.

Lawrence Jamie Pfeifer 06/11/44-04/26/18

Lawrence Jamie Pfeifer, native Santa Barbarian, born June 11th, 1944, passed away in the arms of his wife April 26th, 2018, after a brief battle with cancer in St. Louis, MO. He was preceded in death by parents, Lawrence J. Pfeifer and Astrid Pfeifer. Jamie’s passions in life included racing his vintage Berkeley #99, at the Monterey Historics , Laguna Seca, and the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix where he won first place in his class. Jamie also loved stock car racing in England, and racing his own stock car #99 at local venues, including a few tracks in the St Louis area. Jamie enjoyed meeting with his gear head buddies at a regular weekly lunch. Jamie was well known for his

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graphic art and as a cartoonist. He was owner/operator of his own company, Jamie Pfeifer Graphics, and former Graphic Designer/Photographer at Moss Motors, former Illustrator/ Artist for General Motors, where he worked on the Lunar Rover. Jamie enjoyed a longstanding working relationship with Queenship Publishing and Specialty Crane. Jamie and his wife Jan enjoyed traveling, motor homing together with friends, and taking their grandchildren on trips with them. More recently Jamie enjoyed spending time with “The Kids”, his much-loved neighbors. Jamie is survived by wife Jan Pfeifer, his mother in law Ellie Ruffing, Jan’s sister Donna Marshall and her husband Ed Monsour. Children: Geoffrey & Lisa Forbes, Jay Forbes, Rich & Emily Dowdell, 6 grand children and spouses and 3 Great Grand sons. In lieu of Flowers we are asking that memorials be made to Planned Parenthood, as Jamie was a strong supporter of Women’s rights.

children and grandchildren: Nicholas Wigle (Rachel) and granddaughter Sarah; Breanna Hunt; Katherine Wigle; and James Wigle (Alyssa) and granddaughter Makenzy from his marriage to Kathleen Wigle. As well as his sister Isabel Wigle Mullin and four nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother James H. Wigle and parents Virgina H. Wigle and James B. Wigle. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in John’s name to the Aveni Foundation / Sarcoma Oncology Research Center, 2811 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 414 Santa Monica, CA 90403, Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County, P.O. Box 1536, Santa Barbara, CA 93102, or CASA of Santa Barbara County, 118 East Figueroa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Details for John’s Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

detailed dolls and festive seasonal pins for her breakfast group. She was a caretaker and was always there to offer a listening ear or a home cooked meal to those in need. She spent the last year of her life with her daughter Karin, in Redding, CA where she enjoyed time with three of her great grandchildren, making new friends, Thanksgiving in a cabin at Lake Tahoe, rides to Whiskey Town Lake and Mt. Shasta and going out to breakfast. A Graveside service will be held at Goleta District Cemetery, Friday July 6th at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dignity Homecare and Hospice, 1544 Market St., Redding, CA 96001. Arrangements entrusted to Allen & Dahl and McDermott-Crockett Mortuaries.

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Zanita Stark Marvin 11/03/22-06/22/18

John Byron Wigle, 68, who will be remembered for his love of family and travel, playful sense of humor, unwavering integrity, strong leadership and dedication to community service, passed away surrounded by family and friends on June 24, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Special thanks to everyone who loved and cared for John during this time, especially his lifelong friend Bob Boas. John was raised in Pacific Palisades, California, where he was infamous for great adventures with his childhood best friends. After spending some time in Chicago, John moved to the Santa Barbara area in 1976. He joined the family business, AGIA, eventually becoming President and CEO. At the time of his death, he was AGIA’s Chief Strategy Officer and Chairman. Professionally, John was a charter member of the Professional Insurance Marketing Association, as well as a past board member. In the community, John was a member and chairman of the United Way Board of Directors and also served on United Way Strategic Revenue Committee. He was also secretary of the Santa Barbara chapter of the World’s President Organization. Big Sur, Cambria, Ojai, Spain and Maui -- where he loved spending time with family and friends -- all held a special place in John’s heart. John is survived by his wife and the love of his life Virginia Benson Wigle, stepdaughter Ella Carleton, his

Margaret Elizabeth Campbell Jones, 88 of Goleta, CA passed away June 28, 2018. Born on May 8, 1930 in Bingham, UT. to Maurice James Campbell and Sarah Dorothy Christensen. She had one younger brother Maurice (Bud) Lewis Campbell. Margaret shared wonderful memories of her childhood, growing up in Grass Valley, CA. Throughout her life she enjoyed visits there sharing her experience of the mining town with her children and grandchildren. She moved to Provo, UT where she attended high school. After high school she went to Brigham Young University where she met and married her sweetheart of 65 years, Harold Sherman Jones. She worked in the local movie theater and as a telephone operator to help put Sherm through school. Karin, their oldest daughter was born in Provo. They moved to Oxnard, CA where Sherm taught sixth grade. Kristine their second daughter was born in Oxnard. It wasn’t long before Margaret sent for and filled out an application motivating a move to Santa Barbara, where they lived for over sixty years. Their two sons Harold Sherman II and Maurice Daniel were born in Santa Barbara. Margaret enjoyed her family, good friendships, entertaining, cooking and celebrating holidays. Her daughters remember the dresses she made for them adorned with stitchery and braided accents and reading poetry together. She enjoyed sharing time with her thirteen grandchildren, going to their sporting events and planning family gatherings. She was artistic and enjoyed making crafts including intricate sugar eggs,

Born November 3, 1922 in Goldthwaite, Texas to Wesley and Charlotte Ince Stark. The family moved to southern California when she was a year old. She lived in the Lancaster/ Palmdale area until marrying K.L. Marvin in 1949 and settling in Santa Barbara/Goleta. A graduate of Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, she taught in the Santa Barbara County School District and in the Adult Education Pre-school program. She is survived by son Robert Marvin and wife Carol of Kerrville, Texas, daughter Christine and husband Tom Bartanen of Urbandale, Iowa, seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, brother Norman Stark of Lahabra, California and many nieces and nephews. A longtime member of the First Christian Church of Santa Barbara, having served as Sunday School Teacher, Diaconate, Church Clerk and Leader of the Christian Women’s Fellowship. Memorial Service to be held at a later date. Donations may be to the First Christian Church at 1915 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara, CA. 93101. Funeral arrangements made by McDermott Crockett Mortuary.


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first met Scott Claassen, the vicar of Saint Michael’s University Church in Isla Vista, when I was a refugee from Montecito’s San Ysidro Creek debris flow. That swollen waterway, freighted with wildfire debris, had destroyed in a heartbeat my residence of some 40 years, along with my job, as well as an ecumenical chapel with a piano on which, every morning, I had developed a habit of venting my passion for Bach. So, putting first things first, I came to Scott seeking a piano. Scott listened. He understood. And then he made it happen. After all, he used to play guitar alongside Willie Nelson and could not bear to see a musician divorced from his ax. The first thing I noticed in Scott’s office was an array of photographs hanging on the wall, with an iconic image of John Muir reigning above them all. That tells you a lot about Scott Claassen: with his concern for Earth almost utmost. Almost? Because atop his desk sit the photos of those closest to him: his wife, Maribeth Claassen, now pregnant again, and his two sons, Henry and James Muir. The next thing you notice is a blue bicycle bearing signatures scrawled across its entire frame. These are the wheels Scott pedaled around these Scott Claassen United States during what he calls his Carbon Sabbath: a year he eschewed cars and airplanes to cycle from town to town and talk about climate change. Though now living a less-mobile life, Scott has not given up on raising ecological awareness. That remains central in his present roles as vicar of Saint Mike’s in Isla Vista, as chaplain to UCSB students — and as a goofy foot. Being goofy foot means that Scott surfs with the right foot forward. And if you walk into St. Mike’s Church, you will notice surfboards stacked along the walls five deep, making that sacred space appear more Polynesian than papal. This is because Scott leads a merry group of surfing students in a program known as Surfing and Spirituality. Every Wednesday morning, when most of Isla Vista is still dreaming, they steal down to the vast, mysterious, endlessly rolling Pacific. Perhaps you too reside by the sea. So perhaps you’ve seen surfers going down to the sea yourself. And perhaps you know that surfers spend countless hours inventing waves. Days and nights they’re devoted to waves, desiring waves. At school, in the margins of their textbooks, they’re doodling waves. In the darkness of night, in the oceans of their dreams, swells are mirroring constellations, endlessly blooming and contracting. In the predawn hours, you will find them paddling out, pushing through waves, ducking under them, and then sliding into and riding those pulsing watery ephemera. And so perhaps you have wondered why. You wonder what is it that calls surfers down to the sea so devoutly in the early light. And so hoping this goofy foot who understood a musician’s relationship to sound waves might have something novel to say about surfing, I returned to Scott’s office a second time.

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‘What I love the most about these sessions is the opportunity to see animals that I never thought existed. That was the first time in my life I saw dolphins and sea lions, so you can imagine the feeling of having them swimming right next to you. You begin to understand that the difference that we build in our mind between nature and humans has no need to exist, that we are all part of nature. I am going to miss surfing when I go back to France, because it is my daily meeting with nature. As I improve my surfing, I create a greater connection with nature and heal my mind from disturbances that could hide this link when you live in a big city.’ — Amélie Gontharet, UCSB exchange student from France

You can take you or me, blindfolded, and set either one of us down on a beach, anywhere in California. Yes, blindfolded! And I will tell you exactly where I am. And my wife will say, “How? How do you do it?” And I think it really boils down to love. Because I love it so much! I grew up between Monterey and Salinas: an area with agricultural riches and the natural beauty of Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur. And being around that, I first experienced the Divine in nature. That said, I also attended a Presbyterian church in Salinas, and so culturally I lived in Salinas. But I had both experiences. I was seeing and had a connection with this beauty of nature around me, which felt eternal, while also seeing and hearing what people were saying in church. And at a young age, I felt the two were somehow connected, but that nature seemed more true to me. Yet the religious part also took me to places such as camps in the redwoods outside of Santa Cruz. And being in those settings married those two things very deeply for me. Being around trees that are thousands of years old, and hearing people talk about the Rock of Ages, or talk about the Eternal: It’s an easy step.

In addition to that, are there any experiences in surfing that make you feel more connected with Earth, with God? We all have things that we do that connect us with the Divine. We all have things to do that help us keep in shape and make us feel healthy. And for me the thing that combines both of those best is unquestionably surfing. Surfing is unique, in that we are actually stepping into the wild. We are leaving behind our day-to-day world, and our little silos, and we step into an area where we are actually prey. Where we are subject to the wind, and the rain, and the tides, and the swell, and we are out in part of this interconnected system, with dolphins jumping around out there, and sea lions, and pelicans — and it’s that! It’s that! INDEPENDENT.COM

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Jerry Phillips waxes his board before going surfing “to engage with the outside world.”

In your Surfing and Spirituality outings, is a lot of your ministry based on dialogue, on listening? Well, yes, that’s one of the great things about surfing — that there’s a lot more downtime than people usually anticipate. Where we go, we take the longer walk out to the break, where we can surf either a beach break or a point break, which is great for us. So it means that we have to walk to get there. So, we walk and we talk—about whatever comes up. It’s providing that space where people can explore what is going on in their lives. And some of the most profound con—Robby Russet, UCSB student versations happen at that time. Although you can be down to just a holler between sets, you also have that downtime when someone will tell you about what it was like after their mother died, and it’s such a profound thing. So we could say it’s a ministry of listening, but we could also say it’s a ministry of noticing: in that we’re being together and listening and noticing what is going on with one another, but we are also practicing noticing what is going on with the ocean. Practicing noticing if the tide has changed, the wind — we are practicing noticing. You go for a run, and eventually you get out of your headspace, to another spot. But surfing, the changes in the waves, the changes in everything around you, the act of noticing, is intensified. You have to pay attention to what is going on around you. ‘On some surfing days, I experience Over time, that noticing takes over. It a liturgical beauty of nature: The requires your noticing in ways that runnatural beauty is stunning, and ning or other physical activities do not. something like religious praise And in that practice, we step into what infuses me, even as a skeptical sports psychologists might call a flow “believer.” If you want to learn to state, what contemplative prayer people surf in a safe and welcoming envimight call mindfulness. You are stepping ronment, come join us. We’re just a into the eternal present. Stepping into

‘Coasting on a cold wave is the nearest I’ve ever been to God. Catching waves with a gang of friends is truly the most healing activity that I’m invested in. This intention to build community through the adventure that Surfing and Spirituality embodies is the secret to peace on earth. God has blessed the world with the beauty of nature to reconnect the mind with the body so the spirit can soar. So, I surf to soar.’

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‘When you’re surfing, you spend hours staring at the horizon, looking for tiny ripples or bumps that could grow into waves by the time they reach you. It demands huge concentration, but your thoughts are free to wander and contemplate. Your mind is so clear, but your attention is so focused, and in that sense, just sitting there is meditative.’

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nature, stepping into the wild. And then there are the feelings of grace and calm that I associate with the Divine. Which is not to say that the Divine is not in other things. But I would say that our partitioning would limit the experience of Unity that the mystics articulate.

… what is a better way of saying it? It’s an attractional terror. You know … it’s not just like,“Oh, I’m afraid!”

That’s beautiful, Scott. I remember as an English major studying the Romantic poets, not only in England, but also in German Romanticism — and their concept of the Sublime. Exactly! And that shows up a lot for me in surfing, too. Now, surfing, absolutely, you take those images in Romantic paintings of the small individual in the vast wilderness. And those can be terrifying. Yes, I think way more than terrifying. We tend to think of the Sublime as just this fearful bit, and I do think there is this fear of stepping into the ocean, and there is this great sense of humility, or

There’s awe. There’s awe! That’s it! The Sublime has that aspect of fear, but also of deep awe, where, you know, you are part of… a very small part of something that is … much, much bigger. You hear a lot of surfers talk about surfing and spirituality, but it is mostly subjective and individualistic. But your approach is more interpersonal. I mean, it can be like when you are in dialogue with a person, and you listen to that person with the same quality of attention that you would listen to God. Right! Exactly! Exactly! And you feel that internal tickle.

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You must feel that a lot, in your ministry. Oh, no question! That’s a privilege of the work I do. Yes. n

Surfing and Spirituality is a ministry for students at UCSB and SBCC that meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday during the academic year. Gear is available, and all skills levels are welcome. “A lot of these students just want to learn to surf, to try it out,” said Claassen. “And there are a few who come and try it out, and generally enjoy it, but do not take it up as a lifestyle. There are other folks who come out for the first day, and they are hooked for life.”

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7/5: Concerts in the Park: Stevie Nicks Illusion This series of Thursday concerts will start off with a tribute to Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac. No blanket or chair setup until noon on the day of concert. No alcohol allowed. 6-8:30pm. Chase Palm Park, 323 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Free. Call 564-5418.

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7/7: Ted Nash: Compositions for a Summer Night Grammy Award–winning musician and composer Ted Nash will perform music inspired by works from the exhibition Summer Nocturne, currently on view. Reserve tickets online. 6pm. Mary Craig Auditorium, S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St. Free. Call 963-4364. sbma.net

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7/9: Science Pub: Soft Robotics Join Dr. Elliot W. Hawkes, UCSB assistant professor of mechanical engineering, as he discusses Bringing Principles Found in Nature to Engineered Systems, including efforts to learn from nature by incorporating compliance, or softness, into robots to create new functionalities such as gecko-inspired adhesives. 6:30-8pm. Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St. Free. Call 6824711 x170. sbnature.org

TUESDAY 7/10 7/10-7/11: Summer Kids Movies: The Lego Batman Movie This 2017 animated movie has laughs and action as Batman learns to lighten up in order to save the city from a hostile takeover by the Joker. 10am. Paseo Nuevo Cinemas, 8 W. De la Guerra St. Rated PG. $2.

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7/11: Dr. Michael Fisher The longtime medical director of acute dialysis at Cottage Hospital, Dr. Michael Fisher, will sign copies of his book Surviving Kidney Disease: True Stories of Love, Courage, Hope, and Heroism, which describes the disease, its progression, and treatment and prevention, as well as tells stories of patients. 7pm. Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St. Free. Call 682-6787.

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Music at the Ranch: Elements

Friends and neighbors are welcome to gather to picnic and listen to the many sounds of Elements, including Latin soul with fire! Food trucks will have food for purchase. 5:30-7:30pm. Rancho La Patera & Stow House, 304 N. Los Carneros Rd., Goleta. Free. Call 681-7216. goletahistory.org/

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July 14 - September 2, 2018 Join us this summer for a series of talks and celebrator y events beginning with our July 19, 5:30pm, Women of Impact Panel Discussion and Reception.

adolescent Tyrannosaurus rex, and Tiny, the eight-foot-tall grizzly bear, both from the zoo and real friendly. 10:30-11:15am. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free . Call 962-7653.

SUNDAY 7/8 7/8: LotusFest! 2018 Enjoy an afternoon of sampling the area’s finest wines and beers, live music with Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan, and delectable hors d’oeuvres as you celebrate the unique flower, with proceeds going toward Lotusland. Reservations are required. 2-6pm. Ganna Walska Lotusland,

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7/5-7/7: Carr Winery Barrel Rm. Thu.: The Mustangs. Fri.: Conner Cherland Trio. Sat.: Hoodlum Friends. 6-8pm. 414 N. Salsipuedes St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 965-7985. carrwinery.com

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7/5-7/11: The Endless Summer Bar-Café Thu.: Kylie Butler. 5:308:30pm. Fri., Wed.: Dave Vignoe. 5:30-8:30pm. Sat., Mon.: Mark Zubia. 5:30-8:30pm. Sun.: One Two Tree. 2-5pm. Tue.: John Lyle. 5:30-8:30pm. 113 Harbor Wy. Free. Call 564-1200.

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7/6-7/7: M.Special Brewing Co. Fri.: Colonel Angus. Sat.: Bamblume. 7-9pm. 6860 Cortona Dr., Bldg. C., Goleta. Free. Call 968-6500.

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7/7: The James Joyce Ulysses Jasz. 7:30-10:30pm. 513 State St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 962-4660. sbjamesjoyce.com 7/7: Yellow Belly Lynette Gaona. 7-9pm. 2611 De la Vina St. Free. Call 770-5694. yellowbellytap.com 7/8: The Press Room Phantom Pomps. 4-6pm. 15 E. Ortega St. Free. Call 964-1596.

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Your Natural Curiosity 7/11:

World War I Remembrance — 100 Years Later: Spanish Flu and Medical Advances Learn about the impact that the

Spanish flu had on the battlefield, as well as the importance of nursing and its acceptance as a profession. 7-9pm. Stone Pine Hall, 210 S. H St., Lompoc. Donations accepted. Call 736-3888.

7/11: 2018 TechTopia Summit The event will begin with a bus tour of economic development and capital improvements sites in Goleta, followed by a panel of Goleta businesses, an update on Goleta’s role in the local economy, and a wine and cheese reception. 3-6pm. Deckers Rotunda, 6601 Hollister Ave., Goleta. $45. Email cortney@goletachamber.com.

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Newly renovated Mammal and Bird Halls and new Santa Barbara Gallery

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

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

When was the last time you gazed into the eyes of a grizzly bear? Touched the beak of a giant squid? Caught crawdads in a creek? Was it the last time you visited the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History? We’ve updated your favorite halls, and there’s more to explore all over campus. Come discover your natural curiosity, starting with our transformed exhibit halls.

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

SUNDAY

Goleta: Camino Real Marketplace, 10am-2pm

7/11:

Grease: The Musical Celebrate the

’50s with one of the best-loved musicals of all time. This Tonynominated show takes you to Rydell High’s senior class, where head “greaser” Danny Zuko, the new (good) girl Sandy, and all their friends dance and sing their way through teen angst with songs such as “Summer Nights,” “Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee,”“We Go Together,” and more! The show previews on July 11-12 and runs through July 28. 7:30pm. Garvin Theatre, SBCC, 801 Cliff Dr. $10-$18. Call 965-5935.

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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

FISHERMAN’S MARKET SATURDAY

Rain or shine, meet local fishermen 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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1st THURSDAY July 5, 5-8PM

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653 Paseo Nuevo Terrace, 805-966-5373 •Savor warm summer nights with art, cocktails, and live music from KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd at MCASB on the beautiful Paseo Nuevo Upper Arts Terrace. Curated Cocktails: Summer Nights with KCRW features themes inspired by the current exhibition from Barry McGee, after-hours museum access, signature cocktails, and interactive art experiences.

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Resource Center! Museum Teaching Artists are available to help you create a tar paper and silver collage, inspired by Richard Dunlap’s “Summer Nocturne.” Free! Afterwards, enjoy the galleries until 8 pm.

CHARGED PARTICLES

136 East De la Guerra Street, 805-966-1601 •Project Fiesta! Join us in celebrating

the opening of Project Fiesta! Building a History of Old Spanish Days. The pageantry of our community’s most cherished festival through art, film, vintage posters, restored costumes, historical photographs, and memories. Also discover the precursors of Fiesta, through earlier city celebrations and floral parades.

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Corner of State & Anapamu Street, 5:00-8:00 pm •Amber & Smoke is a folk n’ soul

duo from Ventura County. They recently released their first full-length album titled “Riverbound.”Vocalist Amber Olive was featured as a guest artist on Bill Rotella’s 2017 solo release, titled “amber and smoke”. That album, and other albums from Rotella, can be heard on Pandora and most music platforms..

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735 Anacapa Street • The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative, in partnership with Downtown Santa Barbara, will lead a curated Art Crawl through 1st Thursday festivities. The Art Crawl starts at 5:30 pm in De la Guerra Plaza on the back steps of City Hall (735 Anacapa Street, then head around to the back).

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136 East De la Guerra Street, 805-966-1601•Join the Museum for a “dance party” with Salsa band Mezcal Martini (8:00-9:30 pm) in celebration of our exhibition, Project Fiesta! All ages are welcome to enjoy this free summer kick-off celebration. No reservation needed and no-host bar. Free screening of “Cascaron” at 7:30 pm

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Marshalls Patio, 900 State Street, 5:30 - 7:30 pm •Celebrating their 26th

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selections from her Black and White series. Mary Thompson shows ceramic figures 220 West Canon Perdido Street, 805-770-3878 •Celebrate at SlingShot. Erica Miller’s “Doberman in Egypt”will delight your adventurous spirit. Her ironic sense based on the indigenous Selk’nam tribe from Tierra del Fuego. Seven other 10 of humor runs through her drawings, paintings and prints. When asked why, her West artists round out the group show. Ends July 29. Closed on Tuesdays. common response is, why not? Then why not come by for a glass of wine and 4 SULLIVAN GOSS – AN AMERICAN GALLERY some delicious ice cream! 11 East Anapamu Street, 805-730-1460 •Sullivan Goss celebrates the opening of our 13 GRASSINI FAMILY VINEYARDS 2nd annual exhibition, LA in SB, featuring some of the most well known artists from LA over the past 50 years. Also on view, Spring Break, and The Artists of UCSB. 24 El Paseo, 805-897-3366 •Join us for Wine Trivia Night! Test your knowledge of winemaking, varietals, and everything in between. Enjoy $2 off glasses, as well 5 THE BOOK DEN as complimentary popcorn pairings. We will feature a curated selection of works 15 East Anapamu Street, 805-962-3321 •Book art by Montecito author and by local artist Charlotte Bryant. Come meet the artist and purchase an original columnist Beverly Jackson. Her works use the covers of leather-bound books of your own! as the backgrounds for collages and assemblages. Ms Jackson is the author of Spendid Slippers: A Thousand Years of an Erotic Tradition, a major work on Chinese 14 JAMIE SLONE WINES 23 East De la Guerra Street, 805-560-6555 •1ST THURSDAY THURSDAY’S BEST WINE foot-binding and slippers the women wore. CELEBRATION PARTY. Stop by anytime between 5-8pm and enjoy $9 wines by 6 CHANNING PEAKE GALLERY the glass, hang out and experience the sights and sounds of “The Barolo Boys”, 105 East Anapamu Street, 1st Floor •Come out and join us this 1st Thursday for the showing on three screens! Cheese, chocolate and light snacks for sale. Bring your opening reception of the Santa Barbara Printmakers Summer Juried Exhibition at taste buds and friends too! Channing Peake Gallery. Art lovers of all ages will be able to view and be inspired 15 TE AMO ESTATE & FINE JEWELRY by the contemporary world of printmaking through original prints. 811 State Street, Suite G, 805-845-7558 •Igor Bijan is a local plein air and still 7 COLETTE COSENTINO ATELIER + GALLERY life artist. A native of Ukraine, Igor has resided in Santa Barbara for 18 years. Igor 11 West Anapamu Street, 805-570-9863 •Magical imaginary landscapes, local paints strictly in real life, not from photographs. Igor’s style is lively, colorful and landscapes, decorative panels, works in progress and fine art prints of Colette impressionistic. He paints in all mediums. Come meet Igor. Cosentino’s work are on display. Enjoy live music and sparkling refreshments. 1130 State Street, 805-963-4364 •Celebrate 1st Thursday in SBMA’ SBMA’s Family

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602 Anacapa Street, 805-962-8179 •Antioch University welcomes you to our 1st Thursday event! We will be featuring live music from two bands and some display pieces from local artists on our 3rd floor patio. Food will be offered by the Honey B Café.

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Members of the Santa Barbara Art Association exhibit here. Artist of the month is Carolyn Paterson with a show called Painted Inspirations. Featured artists are 1 SANTA BARBARA FINE ART 1324 State Street, Suite J • New Charming art gallery! Featuring mostly local and Michael Mead, Lena Savage, Elizabeth Flanagan, Ruth Petersen-Shorer, Jo Anne Sharpe, and Sue Slater. well known landscape artists, Richard Schloss, Arturo Tello, Larry Iwerks, John Wulbrandt and more. 11 FUZION GALLERY & BOUTIQUE

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40 East Anapamu Street, inside the SB Public Library •The Santa Barbara Art Association presents a show of diverse original artwork by some of its 545 members in the main gallery juried by Thomas Van Stein. SBAA was founded in 1952 and is the oldest and largest art group in Santa Barbara. 10 GALLERY 113

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recounting the individual animals she’s saved and by avocado trees where dozens of stray and aban- lost and cherishing the life lessons each one provided. doned cats live lives of ease. Young mothers nurse With hundreds of copies sold, Cat Tails has already rowdy litters among bright toys and feathery drawn the attention of major animal rescue and litblankets while street-tough intakes slowly acclimate to erary names. Former Humane Society CEO Wayne human touch. Those that play well together have the Pacelle called the book “a delightful and detailed hisrun of a big open area furnished with rows of carpeted tory of a wonderful rescue organization.” Author Sue kitty condos; others enjoy their solitude inside roomy Grafton said Telson’s devotion to abandoned strays, stalls with perches that connect via covered “cat trails” “sometimes ill, sometimes injured, is a testimony to the healing process that to outdoor enclosures. accompanies any caring and Jeffyne Telson is the matriarch mutually dependent relaof ResQcats, a nonprofit adoption tionship where humans are organization she founded in 1997 so often rewarded in ways on her Hope Ranch property. The far greater than they anticired-painted shelter grew out of a pate.” large converted greenhouse that Writing Cat Tails was Telson’s husband, Mitch, painstakone of the hardest things ingly put together over the years. she’d ever done, Telson said, Every cat they take in receives second only to hiking the medical care before they’re spayed Grand Canyon in a day and or neutered and microchipped. “getting Mitch to marry me.” The animals come from all He was an invaluable help in over — Craigslist, Inland Empire the editing process, she said, high-kill shelters — and in its 21 and has always provided years, ResQcats has placed nearly BIG HEART: ResQcats director Jeffyne Telson steady support, especially 3,000 in new homes. Said Telson: recently published a book — Cat Tails — about when the going felt too “If I have space and can save a life, the history of her organization. Here she holds tough. As Telson describes I will.” kitten Gretchen, named after a friend who in one of her chapters, she We met on a recent Thursday recently passed away. came dangerously close just as her team volunteers had finished their morning shift and Telson was wrap- years ago to burning out from compassion fatigue, a ping up a phone conversation with a veterinarian. She condition many caregivers of both animals and people leaned on a hatchback parked in the driveway with a face. “As a rescue person, you need to learn when to say “My Cat Is a Democrat” bumper sticker and ran her hand through her short hair. In a tie-dye ResQcats no,” she said. “It can be hard, but otherwise you slowly shirt and kitty-embroidered shoes, along with a rain- take on too much.” Telson said she never blames other bow paw print forearm tattoo, she was a splash of feline shelters for putting cats down. “They only have so color. “Thank god for hair dye,” she smiled. “Otherwise much space. That’s why public education [about spaying and neutering] is so important.” Still, ResQcats has I’d look like a gray tabby instead of a calico.” Telson grew up in Dallas and worked in graphic chosen to never administer euthanasia, Telson said. design before she moved west and decided to change Any animals that come to them too old, sick, or feral careers. “I just wanted to do something to make a to be adopted live out their days at the sanctuary. On difference in the world,” she said. She has helped our tour I met permanent resident Precious, 19 years countless cats improve innumerable people’s lives and old and still meowing strong. ResQcats is supported by donations and grants, and remembered a particularly happy example. A 28-yearold woman fighting breast cancer recently adopted 100 percent of the book’s revenue will go back to the two kittens. Months later, Telson received a letter in the organization, Telson said. Each cat costs about $400 mail with a picture of the woman smiling and holding to treat and house, so every dollar helps. On Thursday, two floppy cats. She credited the pair for her remission. July 12, at 7 p.m., Telson will hold a signing at Chaucer’s “These kitties do some remarkable things,” said Telson. Books (3321 State St.). She’s excited about the event and for the future of ResQcats. “I’ll be doing this right up “Theirs is the purest kind of love.” At the gentle but persistent urging of friends, Tel- until the day I can’t do it anymore,” she said. son has written a book about the story of ResQcats, —Tyler Hayden here is a special place up along Cliff Drive shaded

ALL IN THE FAM: Two Peas Organics founders Amy and Jeff Devers with son Merrick and daughter Addison at Arroyo Burro Beach

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Sketching & Writing in the Galleries SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES Thursdays • July 12 • August 9 • September 27 • 5:30 – 6:30 pm

All skill levels are invited to experience the tradition of sketching from original works of art. Museum Teaching Artists or special guests provide general guidance and all materials. On July 12, join artist Marie Schoeff. On August 9, sketch with artist Dane Goodman. FREE

WRITING IN THE GALLERIES Thursdays • July 19 • August 16 • September 20 • 5:30 – 7 pm

Writers of all levels are invited to participate in an informal exploration of the Museum’s galleries as an impetus to writing. Led by a visiting writer or facilitator, participants are free to write on their own and then reconvene as a group to share and comment on each other’s work. Please bring a notebook, laptop, or tablet on which to write. FREE

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Connecticut native found her bliss in Santa Barbara after making what she thought would be a temporary move in 2015. She got a job with S.B. Running. Both she and Brown are sponsored by rabbit, a running apparel company. Elliott said her experience two weeks ago went beyond the basics. “Besides how to run, how to pace yourself, how to eat, it brought meaning to life: how to persevere and stay optimistic,” she said. “Longer and harder doesn’t mean it’s impossible. It’s much clearer to me that if I want to do something, there’s nothing to be afraid of.” Presniakov, 38, is a commercial photographer who “used to surf a lot” but was discouraged by the crowds. The UCSB grad took up ultra-running three years ago. “You can go for hours without seeing other people,” he said. Odell, the athletic director at Westmont College, is becoming legendary for his long runs. He has done four 100-milers in the past four years, all the more remarkable because his colon was removed two decades ago. “I’m so proud of Kris, Kate, and Nick,” Odell said. “Santa Barbara has become a place of significance in trail running.” He remembered the time he and his wife, DeAnna Odell, took Elliott on a 20-mile run two years ago. “It was the first time she’d run that far,” he said. “She’s the nicest, sweetest girl you’d ever meet, but she has a competitive streak. She’s calm and professional in the way she goes about racing.” Elliott had to pick off three other women late in last week’s race to finish in the top 10. Brown also improved his position in the latter stages of the race. “If you finish at all, you’re going to find yourself moving up,” Brown said. n “Historically, there’s a lot of carnage.” DAVID SILVERANDER

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verything about the Western States 100Mile Endurance Run sounds absolutely daunting. From the starting line in Squaw Valley, the first few miles ascend steeply to a lung-heaving elevation of 8,713 feet. Then there is a long, grueling, uneven descent in rugged, remote terrain. Along the way, temperatures usually soar above 100 degrees. There are creek and river crossings (wet feet = blisters). If it takes you more than 30 hours to reach the finish line in the town of Auburn, you will not be recognized in the race results. Yet in the growing population of runners who want to try distances beyond the marathon, thousands of them covet the opportunity to be one of the 369 people allowed to enter the Western States Run each year. Its lore goes back to 1974, when one Gordy Ainsleigh decided to assay the FABULOUS FINISHES: Kris Brown (above) dropped to the track at Placer High after Western States Trail Ride on foot rather than becoming the 10th runner to finish the 100-mile Western States race on June 23. riding a horse. That led to the establishment Three hours later, he greeted Kate Elliott (below), the 10th woman to finish. of the first official Western States Run, the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race, in 1977. • Brown came in 10th in a time of 17 hours, 20 minutes, 9 “It’s the number-one bucket list item for ultra-runners,” seconds. said Kris Brown. • Elliott was the 10th female finisher and 33rd overall in Nick Presniakov described it as 20:04:38. “our Super Bowl, our Wimbledon.” • Presniakov was 39th in 20:36:22. He, Brown, and Elliott “For us, it’s like Boston for marawere awarded silver buckles for breaking 24 hours. thoners,” said Dave Odell. • Odell, one of the older runners at 51, beat the deadline by Brown, Presniakov, and Odell almost three hours in 27:14:23 to earn a bronze buckle. — men of Santa Barbara’s devoted He was 182nd of 299 finishers. ultra-running community — all beat the odds to get into this year’s June 23-24 race. Their names were picked in a By virtue of their top-10 performances, Brown and Elliott lottery of almost 5,000 qualified runners. both earned spots in next year’s Western States race. Both Then there’s Kate Elliott, who took up trail running said they’d do it again. here three years ago. “It sounded like a cool race,” she said They all suffered to some degree. “I absolutely had dark when she heard about the Western States. She went out and moments,” said Brown, a 29-year-old restaurateur who, as a entered a 100k (62-mile) race in Malibu last February. By track runner at Claremont McKenna College, was “just slow finishing as the second woman, she won a “Golden Ticket” enough not to do interviews.” Brown was a runaway winner of the Santa Barbara to the Western States. The race started in the Sierra at 5 a.m. on Saturday. The 35-Mile Nine Trails Endurance Run when it was last confour Santa Barbara runners streamed over the passes and tested in March 2017 (much of the route was devastated by into the canyons with some 75 international entries and fire and flood last December and January). Elliott finished elite ultra-runners from high-altitude training grounds in third in that race. In a 100-mile race, Brown said, Colorado and northern Arizona. When they finished on the Placer High School track “The hardest part is staying within that night and the following morning, their achievements yourself. Most people push themselves too hard. It’s about managing were startling: your speed and your effort relative to what your body can handle. You JOHN have highs where you think you’ll never feel bad again, and lows where you feel there’s no way you can get out of it.” 7/6-7/8: Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival Elliott, 32, was laid up by the “Nautical Week” is a tradition that began in 1933 when visiting tear of an ankle tendon a couple of U.S. Navy sailors engaged vigorous residents in fun and games months before the Western States on the Santa Barbara waterfront. These events will bring the 81st edition to a close this weekend. Fri.: Youth Sailing race. “Maybe the rest was what I Regatta. 10am. S.B. Harbor. Sat.: S.B. Tennis Open (also Sun.); needed, what my head needed,” she 7am; Municipal Courts and Pershing Park. Age-Group Swim said. “I wanted to run even more. I Meet (also Sun.); 8am; Los Baños del Mar Pool. Krazy Kardboard was grateful. Whatever happened, I Kayak Race; 1pm; West Beach. Sun.: 6-Mile Ocean Swim, was going to be happy.” 9am; Goleta Beach to Hendry’s Beach. Spectators free. Visit Declaring that “running has been semananautica.com. my therapy since I was a child,” the

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The sidewalk-adjacent spot was previously home to a string of cafés, though Barcliff & Bair, which closed in 2010, was the most enduring. “We’re serving elevated cuisine in a pubtt MANGIA AT MIZZA: Located on the corner of La Arcada Plaza along State Street, Mizza is the latest restaurant for style environment,” said Searls of his latBrendan Searls (below), whose wife, Kourtney Searls (center), is passionate about Italian food, as are Head Chef est venture, which takes foundations David Raigoza (left) and General Manager Tony Rincon. from his Pizza Mizza, like freshly made dough and pasta, and turns them upscale. “I want everyone to January 9 to the mudslide disaster, which deposited a be happy.” dead body outside their condo. “It was definitely a hard The Searls journey begins in three to four months,” said Searls. Expands Restaurant Empire Cork, Ireland, which he left in 1985 As life returns to normal and they work on rebuildon Coveted La Arcada Corner ing their home, Searls spends most of his time at Mizza, to work construction jobs in Boston. BY MATT KETTMANN as does Kourtney, both commuting from their rented He then headed west to Santa Barbara and took over Video Shmideo in Victoria home in Saugus. She’s passionate about Italian food and Court in 1990, arguably the last great video working directly with the kitchen staff over the next few months to dial in the dishes. Searls’s longtime corporate rental shop anywhere. In 1993, he opened Bogart’s in La Arcada Plaza, which became a beloved spot for chef, David Raigoza, and sous chef, Amado Garcia, are coffee and Guinness. (That’s where Petit Valentien is which were new for Santa Barbara 15 years ago although also big on Italian food, and Michael De Paola, longtime now.) In 1997, after spending too much cash at The James de rigueur today. “And we’ve made it work with commu- owner of now-shuttered Emilio’s, serves as a consultant. Joyce pub after weekly soccer games, he and three Irish nity outreach and involvement,” he explained of his sup“These are his meatballs,” said Searls of the glutenfriends opened Dargan’s Irish Pub on East Ortega Street. port of numerous causes and fundraisers. A pizza parlor free pork-and-beef nuggets that he serves in a rich, Then came another Dargan’s and a sports bar called won’t make you rich, he advised, but it will pay the bills. spicy tomato broth; the menu also features Emilio’s Rookees in Ventura, a brief stint owning the Padaro About two years ago, the landlord of La Arcada gave famed endive salad and butternut squash ravioli. Other Beach Grill in Carpinteria, and then a mini-chain of Searls a ring, explaining that Cielito was closing and highlights of a recent tasting including a tangy carpacbar-restaurants called Brendan’s in Camarillo, Newbury wondering if he’d be interested in trying a new concept. cio with lemon, arugula, and capers; a savory, freePark, and Agoura Hills. “I like a challenge,” said Searls, so he went into the Cielito range chicken marsala; and a house-made, pillow-soft He’s since sold his interest in all of those ventures but kitchen and asked the cooks to make dishes that they’d gnocchi in a spinach, ricotta, and foie gras sauce. “This retains ownership of Pizza Mizza, which he started on proudly serve to their wives, moms, and grandmothers. is one of those dishes that I don’t want to share when I Milpas Street in 2003 and moved to La Cumbre Plaza That led to Viva Modern Mexican, which serves classic have it,” said Kourtney, who’s also helped enhance the about a dozen years ago. “We were ahead of the curve,” dishes with contemporary flair next to the turtle pond pizza menu with options like smoked salmon and spinach, arugula and prosciutto, and pesto shrimp. said Searls of Pizza Mizza’s inventive topping combina- in the heart of the plaza. When La Arcada Bistro closed on that coveted corner Competing with the fairly priced food, though, is tions, like chicken and barbecue sauce and goat cheese, spot last year, Searls jumped that corner setting: the shaded, heater-lined, wrapat the opportunity to have a around patio provides the best people watching in sister restaurant to Viva and town, and Searls is fine with customers posting up for to build on Pizza Mizza’s a while, as long as the orders keep coming. “This is success. He’d already signed really going to be an inside-outside dining room all the lease for the space when year long,” he said. the Thomas Fire broke out He sees Mizza as the symbol of his career coming in December — his hillside full circle, a doubling down on the same plaza where Ventura home was one of he started Bogart’s a quarter century ago. “I don’t have the first to burn. Searls; his a specialized body of knowledge, except about opening wife, Kourtney Searls; and restaurants. My skill is bringing people together and their teenage son, Ben, only creating synergy and making a package that appeals to had 15 minutes to escape with everybody,” he explained, referring to customers as well what they could grab and lost as employees and the landlord. “I’m like the conductor everything else. They moved of an orchestra. I can’t play any instruments, but I do temporarily into Bonny- like the sound of good music.” mede on the Montecito coastline, only to awake on 1112 State St.; 883-3935; mizzasb.com

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tell you that these goats need to be milked every Maude in Beverly Hills as his first American single morning. They haven’t had a day off in four restaurant, the Australian-raised, London- years.” Stone also visited Handlebar Coffee Roasttrained celebrity chef based the monthly ers, slurped fresh uni with Stephanie Mutz off the rotating menu on one ingredient. With squash, Santa Barbara coast, learned how to foster deeper for instance, the multicourse menu featured duck shells with the Morro Bay Oyster Co., and tasted pastrami with squash foam and jellied squash culinary kelp at Monterey Bay Seaweeds. in pumpkin-cured lardo. Avocado, meanwhile, The result is a nine-course, seafood-heavy showed up alongside ham and then caviar, English menu featuring urchin, spot prawns, abalone, cheddar, and as ice cream, and apples became part squid, rock crab, and oysters, among an array of of Reubens, kimchi, and tagliatelle. produce, cheese, beef loin, and The formula achieved immemore. The wine pairing showCeleb Chef many Central Coast clasdiate, impossible-to-get-a-table Focuses on Our Region cases sics, such as Ridge, Palmina, and success, but eventually started to for Three Months at L’Aventure, as well as younger feel stale. So Stone’s team started Maude in Beverly Hills bloods such as Scar of the Sea, brainstorming. “We all gravitated toward the wine pairings and how Haarmeyer, and Broc, plus a BY MATT KETTMANN much traction that had with the Libertine saison ale. (Corkage is waived if you bring a bottle from customers,” explained Stone, so they decided to shift the focus from ingredients the region.) to wine regions. “We love the wines, of course, and they’re sort They hit Rioja in Spain first, and then Bur- of in our backyard,” said Stone, who also liked that gundy in France. “We spend a week or so getting the Central Coast offers more variety than simply inspired by the region and its wine and its ingredi- pinot noir and chardonnay from Burgundy or ents; then we come back and put together a menu tempranillo from Rioja. “There’s nothing wrong that hopefully reflects the region,” said Stone, who with drinking Burgundy all night, but from a culiruns the regional menus for three months. “We nary perspective, being able to mix together all of are a small restaurant, and we don’t have a giant those wine varieties with different dishes is pretty travel budget. We have to be scrappy in the way we cool too.” travel, sharing rooms and staying in the equivaAfter moving to the United States 11 years ago, lent of Motel 6s. Once we’re on the ground, all we Stone—who’s been a regular face on international really need is a rental car. We don’t spend a lot of television programs for more than a decade — cash. It’s just getting there and finding somewhere settled in Los Angeles. During a rare weekend reasonable to stay, and we’re away.” off many years ago, someone suggested he head This week, Maude unveils the third regional north. “I was told to take a drive to Santa Barbara, menu, this time based on the Central Coast, and I’ve been hooked ever since,” he said. “It’s such where Stone and company spent a week this past a beautiful part of the world.” spring exploring the coastline, farms, and vineTruth be told, his choice of the Central Coast yards, from the Santa Barbara Harbor to the Santa wasn’t strictly culinary. “With everything that Cruz Mountains. “We went to everything from an happened in Santa Barbara and the surrounding abalone farm to diving for sea urchin to meeting areas with the fires and the mudslide, we have the folks from Stepladder Ranch, who have goats friends that have restaurants in Santa Barbara that and pigs,” said Stone. “I often joke that one day I’m have really struggled,” he explained. “Shining a bit gonna stop this stuff and go milk a goat and live on of light on the region and letting everyone know a farm. And then I meet a couple that literally did that it’s alive and well is important.” that. But the grass is always greener: They quickly See mauderestaurant.com for reservations. n

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recently to Jesse Gaddy, co-owner of Barbareño restaurant, asking about a rumor that he is bringing Cuban cuisine to 418 State Street, the former home of India House. “We are indeed!” said Gaddy. “We are opening a quick-serve Cuban restaurant. The main tenants in the space will be Modern Times, Shaker Mill (from Brandon and Misty, who own The Good Lion and Test Pilot), and us, Cubaneo.” CAFE LUXXE AND MERCI TO GO: Reader Peter reports

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home of Xanadu French Bakery. Caffe Luxxe will serve handcrafted, artisanal espresso and brewed coffee. “Our commitment to serving great coffee begins thousands of miles away at the farms where the beans are grown, where we strive for full transparency of sustainable practices,” says co-owner Mark Wain. “Our philosophy on roasting guides our hands, as we roast coffee to focus on the classic characteristic flavors unique to each country to bring out the depth and complexity they have to offer.” A primarily organic café with lunch, dinner, and desserts to go, Merci To Go is run by pastry chef Elizabeth Colling and chef Joe Hafner. After earning a degree at the Ritz Escoffier, Colling worked at Spago Beverly Hills and Bastide and served as an editor for Martha Stewart Living and Martha Stewart Weddings, styling desserts for both publications. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Hafner is a private chef who’s cooked extensively in kitchens across France and California. NICKY D’S IS NOW LILSEY’S: Reader Vickie reports

that Nicky D’s Wood-Fired Pizza at 2840 De la Vina Street is now the home of Lilsey’s WoodFired Pizza. Nicky is retiring, and the new owner is Jaime Romero, who worked with Nicky for 13 years. He says nothing will change and that they are now open seven days a week. CHOPPA CHANGES: Reader Cris let me know that

PokeMee at 7000 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, is now officially Choppa Poke. “The only thing that’s changing is our name!” said owner David Chen. “Same great food, menu, crew and ownership along with a new State Street location opening later this summer so stay tuned!”

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as The Wine Shepherd’s offerings, Presqu’ile Vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley is opening its library this Saturday, July 6, at 6:30 p.m., for an exclusive tasting. For just $45, guests can tour the property with the father-son ownership team of Madison and Matt Murphy while enjoying the winery’s first vintages of chardonnay and pinot noir from 2009, 2010, and 2011. I’m hoping to see much more of this progressive backward thinking in years to come. n See presquilewine.com.


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JULY 13 Alhecama Theatre El Presidio de Santa Bรกrbara State Historic Park Doors Open 6 PM | Screening 7 PM | Reception to Follow Alhecama Theatre, 215 A East Canon Perdidio Street, Santa Barbara Tickets: Free for members, $5 suggested donation for non-members Free parking in lot at corner of Santa Barbara and East Canon Perdidio Streets (behind Panino) This film series is made possible by the support of the George H. Griffiths & Olive J. Griffiths Charitable Foundation.

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nimation has come a long way since the invention of the flipbook, which was first patented in 1868. These days, animation is considered its own cinematic genre, and while Pixar may have the widest name recognition, myriad studios, art schools, and individuals from around the world are creating clever, thought-provoking, beautiful, and funny animated short and feature-length films. This summer, Santa Barbarans can see a slew of some of the Hangman best “cartoons” when UCSB’s UCSB Arts & Lectures presents its Arts & Lectures presents its free summer summer film series, Animated film series, Animated Nights. As the title Nights, July 6-August 24. Movies screen suggests, this year’s slate consists of all for free Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., at UCSB’s animated entries, including The Triplets Campbell Hall and Fridays, 8:30 p.m., at the of Belleville, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Courthouse Sunken Gardens (1100 Anacapa St.). of the Were-Rabbit, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Call 893-3535 or see artsandlectures.ucsb.edu. Iron Giant, and Loving Vincent. Kicking off the series on July 6 is the 19th Animation Show of Shows. Curated by film producer Ron Diamond, the show features 16 shorts, including Dear Basketball (U.S.), Kobe Bryant’s ode to his sport; The Burden (Sweden), a treatise on the mundane, melancholy, and humorous aspects of life; The Battle of San Romano (Switzerland), a microscopic look at the individual details of Paolo Uccello’s centuries- The Battle of San Romano old painting; Hangman (U.S.), an adaptation national Tournée of Animation (ITA) — a of Maurice Ogden’s haunting poem; and touring program that made the theatrical Next Door (U.S.), Academy Award–winning rounds from the late 1970s to the late 1980s. In 1990, Diamond started Acme Filmworks, Pixar director Pete Docter’s student film. A graduate of UCLA film school, Dia- and in 1998, the Animation Show of Shows mond started his producing career while still was born. The following is a snippet of our a Bruin by promoting fellow students’ works. recent phone conversation. “I went to UCLA, and I met the woman who became my wife, and in 1980, we started our What drew you to animation? There was a own distribution company,” said Diamond. show actually that I can blame it on: [1970s “I distributed the student film of John Las- Upstairs Downstairs actress] Jean Marsh seter, which won a Student Academy Award — she was the hottie on that show — someback in 1980.” In 1985, the couple sold their how she got roped into hosting a PBS company to a Landmark Theatres affiliate, special series [the International Festival and Diamond took the helm of the Inter- of Animation], where they showed short

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films …. I saw the show, and I thought, “This is not what I grew up watching; this is so dif different.” … This was maybe 1975 or ’74. I was still in high school. Then [at UCLA] I took an ani-mation class, which taught me about the history of animation. That’s when I began to realize, There’s a lot going on in this space. How did you decide on the lineup for this year’s Show of Shows? I set out to look for technically interesting or excellent works, but that wasn’t the criteria; it’s really more about storytelling. All of these years it’s been about telling really interesting stories in creative ways. This particular year felt more thematic than any previous year …. I think it’s a little bit more humanistic, looking with more of a critical eye toward our world and how we fit in it. What is the story behind the 1964 short Hangman? I had started pursuing the restoration on that film seven years ago … and the timing worked out [for this year] …. It’s very intense. I saw that as a child in grade school projected from 16 millimeter in the classroom …. It’s one of those morality tales that doesn’t seem to go away. It was originally a response to the McCarthy era. But boy, doesn’t it sound like a border defense issue right now? It seems like you can point to something new during the course of the year when the relevancy of that film becomes so prevalent. Why did you decide to end the program with Everything? I think ending it on the Alan Watts piece is really important …. it was a philosophical, existential, lovely sort of space to be in at the end …. Here I have 16 very unusual films. If somebody doesn’t like one, they know they can wait about a minute or two and it’ll be over, and they’ll be on to something else they’ll like a lot more. —Michelle Drown

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MARCIA BURTT GALLERY From Bill Dewey’s misty color photos of morning fog clinging to the fringes of the Channel Islands to Marcia Burtt’s acrylic, plein air paintings depicting the vibrant colors of the sky and land as reflected in our coastal waters, this group show captures the feeling of standing where

the land meets the sea. Take an hour off to visit the Marcia Burtt Gallery (517 Laguna St.), and you will leave feeling as though you’ve got sand between your toes. Coastal Influence is on view through August 19. Call 962-5588 or see artlacuna .com. —Charles Donelan

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On Friday, July 6, the increasingly popular Asian American Film Series begins its annual run, with four films playing throughout the month at the Alhecama Theatre. The slate opens with Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice. Narrated by George Takei, the documentary is about the first Japanese-American attorney in Oregon, who fought the WWII concentration camps decree. Sponsored by the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (SBTHP) — the organization behind October’s Asian American Neighborhood Festival — the film series has found an ideal home at the renovated, historic Alhecama. “We have held screenings in the Presidio Chapel in the past,” explained SBTHP Director of Programs Kevin McGarry, “which was the location of the Buddhist temple in the Nihonmachi (historic Japanese community) neighborhood in the early 1900s, but the Alhecama … is a special and appropriate place to hold a culturally inclusive program like our Asian American Film Series.” The film series is an extension of a conservation process that began in 2007, when the SBTHP acquired Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens, “the last visual remnant of Santa Barbara’s Chinatown,” said McGarry. The other films in the series are Meditation Park (July 13), described as a “love letter to Asian moms”; Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (July 20), the Oscar-nominated documentary about the Sung family’s Abacus Federal Savings, the only U.S. bank accused of mortgage fraud in the 2008 financial crisis; and Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers and The Chinese Exclusion Act (July 27), two documentaries dealing with what McGarry described as “systemic injustice toward Asian-American communities here in California.” All screenings are at 7 p.m., with a $5 suggested donation for non-SBTHP members and boxed dinners ($8) available at 6 p.m. Call 961-5367 or see sbthp.org/ aafs. —Josef Woodard

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othing says anthropocentric like a good old-fashioned portrait. Isolated, regally upright, and centered among objects chosen to enhance its prestige, classical portraiture celebrates men and women as the measures of all things. In JuxtaPOSE, the group exhibit currently on view at The Arts Fund, curator Ashley Woods Hollister has gathered works by four artists — Connie Connally, Sommer Roman, Lindsey Ross, and Leslie Lewis Sigler — into a provocative examination of what portraiture might become in an expanded field extending beyond the limits of unaided human perception. For millennia, human understanding has been confined to our species umwelt, meaning the world as it is experienced by a particular organism, in this case that of Homo FAMILY HEIRLOOMS: “Zach at 13” by Connie sapiens. As we learn more about how other Connally. Below, Leslie Lewis Sigler from the species perceive the world — and in particular series Matriarchs how they depend for evolutionary survival on senses we lack, such as a bat’s sonar hearing or Roman’s drawings, Hollister has enlisted a migratory bird’s internal magnetic compass photographer Lindsey Ross, who is here — our knowledge of the world is revealed to represented by a spectacular series of ambrobe what it has been all along: a small sliver of types called Nymphs in Narnia. Captured by her vintage large-format, wet-plate colthe fabric of physical reality as a whole. In Sommer Roman’s striking series of Cell lodion camera, these landscapes feature Portraits, the cellular strucnude female figures remitures of two distinct organniscent of those found in isms, such as that of a human neoclassical paintings. The eyelid and a clover plant, are complex, intricately balanced resized, translated, and reprotextures traced by light onto duced as composite images these giant plates yield yet through a painstaking process another reality beyond that by Charles Donelan of manual drawing with pen of unaided human percepand ink. In the giant, mandalation. Like the microscope that like “Cell Portrait 4 (I Feel allows Roman to see the cells, You, You Feel Me),” Roman enmeshes her the wet-plate camera gives Ross access to a hyper-detailed drawings of human sense world that exists in reality but that suggests receptors with images of other organic mat- a spiritual dimension, a “Narnia,” in which ter into an emblem of the complex chemical nymphs are not only possible but likely. interchanges that make perception happen. These extravagant images chart a territory Roman exhausted more than 2,000 dispos- that’s at once mysterious and matter-of-fact, able pens in the course of making these mythological and representational, natural images, but in the experience of viewing these and supernatural. works in person, undertones of hypergraphia In the pairing of Connally and Leslie Lewis quickly give way to meditative awe at the Sigler, the show takes another approach to the microscopic realities that are within us but puzzle of the portrait. This time the lines that exist beyond the scope of our naked eyes. get blurred are the ones that divide family As a counterweight or “juxtaPOSE” to members and generations from one another and inanimate objects from the living presences that bring them to life. Sigler collects silverware and paints still-life portraits that emphasize the degree to which use gives character to the forks, knives, spoons, and bowls over time. In addition to her highly realistic, carefully focused representations, there is also a suitcase on display filled with the most disconcerting dinner service I have ever encountered, something that has to be seen to be believed. Connally offers both the show’s most ambitious traditional portrait in her large painting of “Zach at 13,” and the show’s most enigmatically personal work in her construct of a hand-carved wooden box containing two paintings titled “My Mother, My Self.” As an essay on the outer boundaries of our idea of the portrait, JuxtaPOSE makes a bold statement.

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ooner or later, Caroline Shaw really has to write down the solo part of her violin concerto. Not that there’s any real rush. Sure, the Music Academy of the West’s Festival Orchestra will perform it Saturday, July 7, at The Granada Theatre. But the 35-year-old composer will be the soloist herself, as she was for the work’s 2015 premiere and all subsequent performances.

ACCLAIMED COMPOSER PERFORMS WEST COAST PREMIERE OF HER VIOLIN CONCERTO by Tom Jacobs “It’s kind of fun to have a piece that’s my own,” she said. “I do pretty much the same thing every time I play it, but I will change things depending on the feel of the orchestra, the room, the audience. So it’s a little different every time,” she continued. “Originally, a lot more of it was improvised. I was feeling out the piece and what it could be. It’s a little more structured now.” The Brooklyn-based, Pulitzer Prize–winning composer has become a regular presence in our region. She’s a veteran of the Ojai Music Festival and performed at the Music Academy last year with the vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth. For this, her second summer as a guest artist at the Music Academy, she will oversee an evening of her own works on Monday, July 9, at Hahn Hall. But the highest-profile event will be the performance of her “tidy” 17-minute concerto, which she discussed in a telephone interview. How did this piece come to be? It was co-commissioned by several orchestras and premiered as part of the Cincinnati Symphony’s MusicNOW festival. This will be its first performance west of Ohio. The original idea was to write a piece for orchestra, but I didn’t feel totally comfortable just writing something and sitting back [while others played it]. So I wrote myself into the piece! I think of it as

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a piece for orchestra with a violin threaded through it. Do the soloist and the orchestra function as antagonists or collaborators? Ultimately, the relationship is very collaborative — side by side rather than one against the other. There are several moments when I play with the first violins, in the style of Mozart concertos. I love it when the soloist becomes a part of the section. But it also opens up into solo violin, in the simplest way possible. There are nods to other pieces for violin and orchestra, including the Berg concerto. Other parts have a Barber-esque quality. The orchestra part enters the world of Sibelius and Mendelssohn a little bit. It seemed like a fun conversation to have with composers of the past. Did you write this with your own strengths as a player in mind? Definitely. There are places where I give myself a challenge, but for the most part, it’s written for things I feel comfortable playing and things I like to hear on the violin. I don’t dwell up high a lot because I don’t like that sound that much. How did you learn how to orchestrate? I drew from my experience playing in an orchestra, which I did for a long time. I’m less interested in finding unique moments of color than in creating a really compelling wave for the musicians to ride on. That’s what I really enjoy as a player. I love playing Brahms and Mozart, especially, for that reason. A lot of music is beautifully orchestrated but really not that fun to play. That informed a lot of my decisions.

By “riding a wave,” do you mean music that has a sense that it’s taking you somewhere? That’s a great way to put it. I like a sense that the music is always changing and always moving. I hope there’s a logical through line that people feel invited to be a part of, rather than something that is distant and mysterious. I think of music as a writer telling a story. But of course, there are all kinds of music and all kinds of storytelling.

Larry Rachleff conducts the Music Academy Orchestra in music of Leonard Bernstein, Jean Sibelius, and Caroline Shaw Saturday, July 7, 7:30 p.m., at The Granada Theatre (1214 State St.). For ticket information, call 969-8787 or see musicacademy.org.

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The Lego Batman Movie

MOVIE GUIDE SPECIAL SCREENINGS 19th Animation Show of Shows (93 mins., NR)

Curated by producer Ron Diamond, the program features 16 shorts, including Dear Basketball, The Burden, The Battle of San Romano, Hangman, and Next Door, Academy Award–winning Pixar director Pete Docter’s student film. See story on page 43. S.B. County Courthouse Sunken Gardens (Fri., July 6, 8:30pm)

The Lego Batman Movie (104 mins., PG)

Will Arnett stars as the voice of Lego Batman in this spin-off of 2014’s The Lego Movie. Michael Cera stars as Robin, Zach Galifianakis as The Joker, and Ralph Fiennes as Alfred. Paseo Nuevo (Tue.-Wed., July 10-11, 10am)

Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice (55 mins., NR) Narrated by George Takei, this documentary is about the first Japanese-American attorney in Oregon, who fought the World War II concentration camps decree. See story on page 43. Alhecama Theatre (Fri., July 6, 7pm)

The Triplets of Belleville (78 mins., NR)

In this animated 2003 film, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch, Bruno, team up with the Belleville Sisters, a song-and-dance team, to rescue her grandson, who was kidnapped during the Tour de France in 1920s Paris. See story on page 43. UCSB’s Campbell Hall

Boundaries (104 mins., R) Christopher Plummer stars as a potdealing octogenarian who is kicked out of his retirement home for his criminal activities. His daughter Laura (Vera Farmiga) must then drive him from Portland, Oregon, to her sister’s house in Los Angeles, where he will now live. The Hitchcock

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The Wave Film Festival The Santa Barbara International Film Festival hosts its seventh Wave series, featuring 11 movies from France. See story on page 47.

The First Purge (97 mins., R) The fourth installment of the action/ horror franchise, this iteration is the origin story of the now-yearly purge, a 12-hour period when crime is legal in the United States. Camino Real/Metro 4

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PREMIERES Ant-Man and the Wasp (118 mins., PG-13)

Paul Rudd reprises his role as the tiny superhero in this sequel, but this time he is joined by a partner, the Wasp (Evangeline Lilly). The story picks up where Captain America: Civil War left off, with Ant-Man on house arrest, trying to be a good citizen—until he is called back into action to reveal secrets of the past. Michael Peña, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judy Greer, and Michael Douglas also star. Arlington (2D)/Camino Real (2D & 3D)/Fiesta 5 (2D & 3D)

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (97 mins., PG) The gang is back for this third iteration of the Hotel Transylvania franchise. This time, Dracula (Adam Sandler) and his family shutter the hotel and go on a cruise. Also on the trip is Ericka (Kathryn Hahn) who happens to be Dracula’s old opponent Van Helsing. Ericka kidnaps Drac, and mayhem ensues. Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, and Molly Shannon also star. Fairview/Fiesta 5

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Leave No Trace (109 mins., PG) Ben Foster and Thomasin McKenzie star in this survival story about a veteran and his daughter who live off the grid in a park in Portland, Oregon, until one day they are discovered. Paseo Nuevo (Opens Thu., July 12)

Skyscraper (103 mins., PG-13) Dwayne Johnson stars in this highoctane action film about a former FBI agent, Will Sawyer (Johnson), and his family, who live in Hong Kong in the tallest building in the world. When the building is attacked by terrorists, Sawyer, who is head of security, must take action. Camino Real/Metro 4 (Opens Thu., July 12)

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Sorry to Bother You (105 mins., R) This sci-fi comedy stars Lakeith Stanfield as a down-on-his-luck guy living in his uncle’s garage. Life changes, however, when he gets a job as a telemarketer and finds that using his “white” voice launches him to the top of the sales heap. Paseo Nuevo (Opens Thu., July 12)

Whitney (122 mins., R) In this documentary, filmmaker Kevin Macdonald offers an intimate portrait of the superstar singer Whitney Houston using never-before-seen photos, footage, and songs, as well as interviews with her family and friends. Paseo Nuevo

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Three years after the dinosaurs ran amok on Isla Nubar, a mercenary team returns to the abandoned island to get DNA from a T. rex’s carcass, which lies inconveniently at the bottom of a lagoon where a Mosasaurus lives. One thing leads to another, and, after retrieving one of the T. rex’s bones, the DNA extractors flee from the attacking Mosasaurus and forget to close the gate, thus releasing the monster into the sea. Mayhem and destruction follow. Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B.D. Wong, and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles. Camino Real/Metro 4

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The ladies are doing it for themselves in this offshoot of Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s trilogy. Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett star as Debbie Ocean (Danny Ocean’s sister) and Lou, respectively, two criminal masterminds who put together a crack team of thieves to pull off a heist at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala. The film gets off to a bit of a slow start as Debbie and Lou assemble their crew, but once the plan is put into action, the plot clips

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Jeff Tomsic’s Tag, based on the true story first covered in the Wall Street Journal, is an entertaining film with a stellar cast. The story follows a group of friends who have continued the same game of tag for 30 years. They travel all over the country during the month of May every year to surprise each other and make the next person “it.” Starring Ed Helms (The Hangover), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Hannibal Buress (Neighbors), Isla Fisher (Wedding Crashers), Jake Johnson (New Girl), and Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker), Tag has a perfectly eclectic cast to tell an amusing story. Plenty of creative license is taken, and the story is over-the-top at times, but if you’re looking for a simple movie to watch with friends, Tag fits the bill nicely. (NS)

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Uncle Drew (103 mins., PG-13) This sports comedy stars Kyrie Irving as street-ball legend Uncle Drew, who is convinced by a street-ball team manager, Dax (Lil Rel Howery), to come out of retirement and join in a tournament to defeat his nemesis, Mookie (Nick Kroll). Fairview/Fiesta 5

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Morgan Neville’s documentary shines a light on the philosophy of Fred Rogers, host of the children’s television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

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studio has released the long-awaited sequel, Incredibles 2. The high expectations for the follow-up to such an iconic film—especially after more than a decade—can be both its bane and its attraction. Fortunately, Incredibles 2 doesn’t disappoint. It is a fantastic film whose breadth of story and concepts match perfectly with its characters and imagination. Taking up where the original story left off, Incredibles 2 answers the original film’s dangling questions, continues plot themes, and interweaves the Parr family’s (aka the Incredibles) challenges and humanity seamlessly into the story. This iteration dives deeper into the larger implications and politics of reintroducing “Supers” into society and is exactly the sequel that this series deserves. Incredibles 2 is a must-see Pixar classic—but definitely watch the original first. (NS)

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along nicely. The actors in the talented ensemble, which also includes Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter, do an expectedly fine job in their roles, all of them infusing appeal and humor into their characters. James Corden gives a delightful turn as an insurance investigator, and Hathaway is absolutely delightful as a shallow movie star. Cameos abound as guests arrive to the party, and clever plot twists keep the audience engaged until the end. Overall, Ocean’s 8 does a nice job of staying true to the previous films’ formula while introducing a whole new cast of characters who are just as cunning and charming as Soderbergh’s originals. (MD) Fairview/Paseo Nuevo

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(Mar. 21 - Apr. 19): Twentieth-century French novelist Marcel Proust described 19th-century novelist Gustave Flaubert as a trottoire roulant, or “rolling sidewalk”: plodding, toneless, droning. Meanwhile, critic Roger Shattuck compared Proust’s writing to an “electric generator” from which flows a “powerful current always ready to shock not only our morality but our very sense of humanity.” In the coming weeks, I encourage you to find a middle ground between Flaubert and Proust. See if you can be moderately exciting, gently provocative, and amiably enchanting. My analysis of the cosmic rhythms suggests that such an approach is likely to produce the best long-term results.

(June 21 - July 22): An open letter to Cancerians from Rob Brezsny’s mother, Felice: I want you to know that I played a big role in helping my Cancerian son become the empathetic, creative, thoughtful, crazy character he is today. I nurtured his idiosyncrasies. I made him feel secure and well loved. My care freed him to develop his unusual ideas and life. So as you read Rob’s horoscopes, remember that there’s part of me inside him. And that part of me is nurturing you just as I once nurtured him. I and he are giving you love for the quirky, distinctive person you actually are, not some fantasy version of you. I and he are helping you feel more secure and well appreciated. Now I encourage you to cash in on all that support. As Rob has told me, it’s time for you Cancerians to reach new heights in your drive to express your unique self.

(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22): Is there any prize more precious than knowing your calling? Can any other satisfaction compare with the joy of understanding why you’re here on earth? In my view, it’s the supreme blessing: to have discovered the tasks that can ceaselessly educate and impassion you; to do the work or play that enables you to offer your best gifts; to be intimately engaged with an activity that consistently asks you to overcome your limitations and grow into a more complete version of yourself. For some people, their calling is a job: marine biologist, kindergarten teacher, advocate for the homeless. For others, it’s a hobby, like long-distance running, bird-watching, or mountain climbing. St. Therese of Lisieux said, “My calling is love!” Poet Marina Tsvetaeva said her calling was “To listen to my soul.” Do you know yours, Libra? Now is an excellent time to either discover yours or home in further on its precise nature.

(Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): A typical working couple devotes an average of four minutes per day to focused conversation with each other. And it’s common for a child and parent to engage in meaningful communication for just 20 minutes per week. I bring these sad facts to your attention, Capricorn, because I want to make sure you don’t embody them in the coming weeks. If you hope to attract the best of life’s blessings, you will need to give extra time and energy to the fine art of communing with those you care about.

TAURUS (Apr. 20 - May 20): You remind me of Jack, the 9-year-old Taurus kid next door who took up skateboarding on the huge trampoline his two moms put in their backyard. Like him, you seem eager to travel in two different modes at the same time. (And I’m glad to see you’re being safe; you’re not doing the equivalent of, say, having sex in a car or breakdancing on an escalator.) When Jack first began, he had difficulty coordinating the bouncing with the rolling. But after a while he got good at it. I expect that you, too, will master your complex task.

GEMINI (May 21 - June 20): From the day you were born, you have been cultivating a knack for mixing and blending. Along the way, you have accomplished mergers that would have been impossible for a lot of other people. Some of your experiments in amalgamation are legendary. If my astrological assessments are accurate, the year 2019 will bring forth some of your alltime most marvelous combinations and unifications. I expect you are even now setting the stage for those future fusions; you are building the foundations that will make them natural and inevitable. What can you do in the coming weeks to further that preparation? Homework: Is there an area of your life where your effects are different from your intentions? Testify at Freewillastrology.com.

LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): The ghost orchid is a rare white wildflower that disappeared from the British countryside around 1986. The nation’s botanists declared it officially extinct in 2005. But four years later, a tenacious amateur located a specimen growing in the West Midlands area. The species wasn’t gone forever, after all. I foresee a comparable revival for you in the coming weeks, Leo. An interesting influence or sweet thing that you imagined to be permanently defunct may return to your life. Be alert!

VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): The ancient Greek poet Sappho described “a sweet-apple turning red high on the tip of the topmost branch.” The apple pickers left it there, she suggested, but not because they missed seeing it. It was just too high. “They couldn’t reach it,” wrote Sappho. Let’s use this scenario as a handy metaphor for your current situation, Virgo. I am assigning you the task of doing whatever is necessary to fetch that glorious, seemingly unobtainable sweet-apple. It may not be easy. You’ll probably need to summon extra ingenuity to reach it, as well as some as-yet-unguessed form of help. (The Sappho translation is by Julia Dubnoff.)

SCORPIO (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): Have you entertained any highquality fantasies about faraway treasures lately? Have you delivered inquiring communiqués to any promising beauties who may ultimately offer you treats? Have you made long-distance inquiries about speculative possibilities that could be inclined to travel in your direction from their frontier sanctuaries? Would you consider making some subtle change in yourself so that you’re no longer forcing the call of the wild to wait and wait and wait?

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): If a down-to-earth spiritual teacher advised you to go on a five-day meditation retreat in a sacred sanctuary, would you instead spend five days carousing with meth addicts in a cheap hotel? If a close friend confessed a secret she had concealed from everyone for years, would you unleash a nervous laugh and change the subject? If you read a horoscope that told you now is a favorable time to cultivate massive amounts of reverence, devotion, respect, gratitude, innocence, and awe, would you quickly blank it out of your mind and check your Instagram and Twitter accounts on your phone?

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Allergies, irritants, stings, hypersensitivities: Sometimes you can make these annoyances work in your behalf. For example, my allergy to freshly cut grass meant that when I was a teenager, I never had to waste my Saturday afternoons mowing the lawn in front of my family’s suburban home. And the weird itching that plagued me whenever I got into the vicinity of my first sister’s fiancé: If I had paid attention to it, I wouldn’t have lent him the $350 that he never repaid. So my advice, my itchy friend, is to be thankful for the twitch and the prickle and the pinch. In the coming days, they may offer you tips and clues that could prove valuable.

PISCES (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20): Are you somehow growing younger? Your stride seems bouncier, and your voice sounds more buoyant. Your thoughts seem fresher and your eyes brighter. I won’t be surprised if you buy yourself new toys or jump in mud puddles. What’s going on? Here’s my guess: You’re no longer willing to sleepwalk your way through the most boring things about being an adult. You may also be ready to wean yourself from certain responsibilities unless you can render them pleasurable at least some of the time. I hope so. It’s time to bring more fun and games into your life.

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(name): Richard W. Nygren 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.

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A HEARING on the petition will be held in this court as follows: on 8/16/18 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: Richard W. Nygren; PO Box 8675, Goleta, CA 93117; (661) 765‑6461. Published JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018.

FBN ABANDONMENT STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: SANTA MARIA TOWN CENTER The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 09/18/2017 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2017‑0002607 The person(s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: ERGS XIV REO Owner, LLC 2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 2800 Dallas, TX 75201 This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 19, 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 Jazmin Murphy Published Jun 28, July 5, 12, 19, 2018 STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: GOLDSOURCE at 123 Micheltorena St #13, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 09/08/2017 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2017‑0002540. The person

(s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Furkan Altunkaynak at 123 E. Micheltorena St #13, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 12 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. Jun 21, 28. Jul 5, 12, 2017. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: PATHPOINT EMPLOYEES at 315 W. Haley St, Suite 202, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 03/28/2018 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2018‑0000966. The person(s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Pathpoint at 315 W. Haley St, Suite 202, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 14, 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. Jun 28. Jul 5, 12, 19, 2018. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: RENT A HANDYMAN SB at 823 Bond Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 02/27/2018 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2018‑0000608. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Elekatek Construction INC at 823 Bond Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 28, 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 Tara Jayasinghe, Published: Jul 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: PALS SANTA BARBARA AUTISM CENTER at 5385 Hollister Avenue Goleta, CA 93111 Per Ankh Life Skills, Inc. 2429 Pacific Avenue Long Beach, CA 90806 This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: Otieno Okatch, President. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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: 2018‑0001744. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DPK CONSTRUCTION at 90 Arnold Place, Unit C Santa Barbara, CA 93117. D.P.­‑ K Builders, Inc (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Adela Bustes. FBN Number: 2018‑0001748. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FOUNTAIN OF LOMPOC at 1420 W. North Ave, Lompoc, CA 93436. West North Senior Care, LLC: 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1600, Orlando, FL 32801 (State DE). This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company, Signed: Dylan Lolya. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 11, 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: 2018‑0001685. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: DRUM CANYON CELLARS, PANKAUSKI CELLARS LLC at 5010 Santa Rosa Road Lompoc, CA 93436. SWC Management, LLC 900 Armour Drive Lake Bluff, IL 60044 . This business is conducted by a Limited Partnership, Signed:Edward J. Pitlik. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 11, 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: 2018‑0001693. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: TAPROOTS at 1326 East Mason Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Anne Elizabeth Flett (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Anne E. Flett Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0001637. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MOUNTAIN CANNA CONSULTING at 903 State Street, Suite 207 Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Jason Holland (same address). This business is conducted by an individual , Signed: Jason Holland Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2018‑0001804. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: CENTRAL COAST PRESSURE WASHING at 1831 Castillo Street Unit A Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Ian Todd Humphrey (same address) and Zackary Daniel Shorts (same address). This business is conducted by a General Partnership, Signed: Ian Humphrey Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0001817. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: A.L. RICO TRUCKING at 1434 Lou Dillon Lane, Unit B Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Alvaro Lopez Rico (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Alvaro Lopez Rico Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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: 2018‑0001803. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ELIXIR WINERY SERVICES at 2447 Calle Linares Santa Barbara, CA 93109 Elaina Kroll Consulting Services Inc (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: Elaina Kroll Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2018‑0001612. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SB ACE DELIVERY at 1910 North San Marcos Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93111. Dee Wingo 3454 Richland Dr, APT 5 Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Dee Wingo Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Rachel N. Hillman FBN Number: 2018‑0001728. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VARIANT TRAINING LAB at 314 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Arthrokinetic Institute, LLC 319 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company, Signed: Evan Pratt, Manager Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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: 2018‑0001732. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SANTA MARIA TOWN CENTER at 142 Town Center East Santa Maria, CA 93454. SMTC Acquisition LLC 200 Liberty Street, 22ND Floor New York, New York 10281. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company , Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Jazmin Murphy FBN Number: 2018‑0001785. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: LILSY WOOD FIRED PIZZA ITALIAN RESTAURANT at 2840‑B De La Vina, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Lilsy Romero: 2220 Oak Park Ln APT 1, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Lilsy Romero. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 06, 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: 2018‑0001657. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BOCCALI OPERATOR & EQUIPMENT RENTALS at 4370 Cuna Dr #B, Santa Barbara, CA 93117. David J. Boccali Jr. (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: David J. Boccali Jr. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on MAY 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0001463. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HAMES BRACKMAN DESIGN at 120 E. De La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Leslie Hames Brackman: 2927 Arriba Wy, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Leslie Hames Brackman. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on MAY 30, 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: 2018‑0001596. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DAVINCI PROPERTY MANAGEMENT at 219 W. Carrillo St. 2nd Floor, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Santa Barbara Property Management, INC: 742 Westwood Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93109. This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: Stephen Downarowicz. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0001617. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BIZBUYSELL ECOMMERCE at 4049 Via Zorro, Unit B, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. Sabine Schmidt (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Sabine Schmidt. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 06, 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: 2018‑0001655. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MONTECITO CHIMNEY SERVICE at 407 E. Islay St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Scott Cummings (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Scott Cummings. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on MAY 30, 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 Rachel N. Hillman. FBN Number: 2018‑0001592. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: RIVIERA PET SITTING at 601 E. Micheltorena St, Unit 41, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Timothy (Tim) Andrew Nordholm (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Tim Nordholm. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 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: 2018‑0001618. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PINNACLE TRADING COMPANY, PRIMO SUPPLY COMPANY at 5662 Calle Real #154, Goleta, CA 93117. Brian Langlo (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Brian Langlo. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 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 Rachel N. Hillman. FBN Number: 2018‑0001632. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SHUPE CONSTRUCTION at 3774 Brenner Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Shupe Construction Inc (Same Address). This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: James Shupe. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 29, 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: 2018‑0001569. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HR WORKS CONSULTING SERVICES, HR WORKS! at 726 N. Voluntario St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Maria Elena De Guevara (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Tino A. De Guevara. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 04, 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: 2018‑0001627. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MATHILDA APARTMENTS at 285 Mathilda Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93117. Vista Del Vuelo LLC: 933 Cheltenham Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company, Signed: Karen M. Kahn. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2018‑0001540. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PRISTINE POOL & SPA MAINTENANCE at 5264 Austin Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93111. Alex Louis Parodi: 530 W. Anapamu St, Unit H, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Alex Parodi. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0001755. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ALMOST BANKABLE MORTGAGE CO. at 747 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Carl E. Lindros: 727 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Carl E. Lindros. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 18, 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: 2018‑0001779. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: POMPEI DESIGNES at 319 San Ysidro Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. Teresa Lynn Whipple (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Teresa Lynn Whipple. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 07, 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: 2018‑0001672. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PINTORS TRANSPORT at 812 Ortega St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Oscar R. Pintor: 1120 N. Nopal St #10, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Oscar R. Pintor. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0001754. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ALACRAN MEDIA at 956 Cheltenham Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Michael Hess­ (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Michael Hess. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 06, 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: 2018‑0001647. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: BILLION COLORS at 5959 Mandarin Dr, Apt E, Goleta, CA 93117. Jose David Gonzalez Roche (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Jose David Gonzalez Roche. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0001757. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: AVANTI AGENCY, AVANTI GROUP at 1187 Coast Village Rd, Suite 461, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. Avanti Industries, Inc (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: Alexis C. Ramirez. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2018‑0001835. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN RD FARM PRODUCE STAND at 4155 Figueroa Mountain Rd, Los Olivos, CA 93441. Jose M. Gonzalez Camarena (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Jose Gonzalez Camarena. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on June 11, 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: 2018‑0001702. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PATHPOINT at 315 W. Haley., Suite 202, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Pathpoint (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: Rachel McCormack. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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: 2018‑0001741. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: STEP N OUT at 5915 Calle Real, Suite E, Goleta, CA 93117. Jose L. Rojas: 1010 Alphonse St., Santa Barbara, CA 93103. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Jose L. Rojas. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0001706. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BARBARA’S HEART TO HOME PET GROOMING at 449H Cannon Green Dr., Goleta, CA 93117. Barbara Morrow (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Barbara Morrow. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2018‑0001830. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA MOBILE MASSAGE & SPA at 133 E. De La guerra St # 297, CA 93101. Mary Jeanne Ernst: 4791 Ashdale St, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Mary Jeanne Ernst. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2018‑0001872. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: AMBAU, KALAWASHAQ’ WINE CELLARS at 313 N. F St., Lompoc, CA 93436. Kalawashaq’ Wine Cellars, INC (Same Address). This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: Lea Fainer. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on MAY 30, 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: 2018‑0001591. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: OCHO SURF at 5 Arroyo Quemada Ln, Goleta, CA 93117. J. Bjorn Kallerud (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: J. Bjorn Kallerud. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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: 2018‑0001873. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PLB PAINTING CO., SB HANDYWORKS at 33 Rubio Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Peter Bonner (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Peter Bonner. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2018‑0001708. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SCRIBE TYPOGRAPHY at 4886 Kodiak Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93111. Valerie Brewster Caldwell (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Valerie Brewster Caldwell. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on MAY 30, 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: 2018‑0001590. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SMILING SUN BREWING COMPANY at 410 n. Quarantina St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Pure Order Brewing Company, LLC (same address). This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company, Signed: Kevin Neumen. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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: 2018‑0001874. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: 7TRAILS PHOTOGRAPHY at 430 Dogwood Dr, Buellton, CA 93427. Kevin M. Gallagher (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Kevin M. Gallagher. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on MAY 31, 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: 2018‑0001599. Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DELTA CLEANING SOLUTIONS at 1010 W. Valerio St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Fredy De La Luz Aguas, Iris Roman Sanchez (same address). This business is conducted by a General Partnership, Signed: Iris Roman. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0001832. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BEACH COTTAGE SB at 129 San Nicolas Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93109. Steven Russell Kubes (same address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Steven Russell Kubes. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0001825 Published: JUN 28, JUL 05, 12, 19, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CRUZ CONSTRUCTION at 236 W. Sola St, CA 93101. Cruz Family Enterprises Inc (same address). This business is conducted by a Corporation, Signed: Maria Cruz, Secretary. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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: 2018‑0001856. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ROAD RUNNER TILE at 5966 Birch St #3, Carpinteria, CA 93013. Andres Cintura Ortiz (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Andres Cintura Ortiz. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2018‑0001730. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VILLA ALAMAR at 45 E. Alamar, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Gary Linker: 320 Malaga Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. This business is conducted by a Limited Partnership, Signed: Gary Linker. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on MAY 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 Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2018‑0001538. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: THE BAZAAR ISTANBUL at 651 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara, CA 93463. Cevat Guroglu: 1116 Bath St. Apt J, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Cevat Guroglu. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 29, 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 Rachel N. Hillman. FBN Number: 2018‑0001900. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: A TURNING POINT CENTER OF INTEGRATIVE CHINESE MEDICINE & ACUPUNCTURE at 1114 E Haley St., CA 93103. Peggy Nicole Thiel (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Peggy Nicole Thiel. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 28, 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: 2018‑0001897. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: OUTLAW COOKIE CO., OUTLAW COOKIE COMPANY at 418 E. Micheltorena st #4, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. John Piazza (Same Address). This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: John Piazza. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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 Rachel N. Hillman. FBN Number: 2018‑0001881. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SAN YSIDRO ESTATE MANAGEMENT at 1170 Coast village Rd, Montecito, CA 93108. Sina Omidi: 332 W. Figueroa St #D, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. This business is conducted by an Individual, Signed: Sina Omidi. Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on JUN 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: 2018‑0001859. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

NAME CHANGE IN THE MATTER OF Lao‑Tzu Seattle Shankara Spinoza Socrates Siddhartha Allan‑Blitz ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV02602 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: Lao‑Tzu Seattle Shankara Spinoza Socrates Siddhartha Allan‑ Blitz TO: Lao‑Tzu Seattle Shankara Spinoza Socrates Siddhartha Sabet Allan‑Blitz 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 August 15, 2018 9:30 am, Dept 6, Courthouse, SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101. A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated: June 05, 2018 by Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer; Terri Chavez, Deputy Clerk; Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published: JUN 14, 21, 28, JUL 05, 2018. IN THE MATTER OF Christina Burns and Rory J. McLees ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME:


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CASE NUMBER: 18CV02809 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: Lex William Burns McLees FROM: Lulu Christina Burns McLees TO: Lex William Burns TO: Lulu Christina Burns 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 August 01, 2018 9:30 am, Dept 6, Courthouse, SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101. A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated: June 07, 2018 by Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer; Terri Chavez, Deputy Clerk; Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published: JUN 21, 28, JUL 05, 12, 2018. IN THE MATTER OF Christina Antonia Kolb ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV03130 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: Christina Antonia Kolb TO: Christina Antonia Aguirre‑Kolb 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 September 12, 2018 9:30 am, Dept 6, Courthouse, SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101. A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated: June 25, 2018 by Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer; Terri Chavez, Deputy Clerk; Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018. IN THE MATTER OF Gustavo Alonzo Hernandez ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV03024 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: Gustavo Alonzo Hernandez TO: Gustavo Alonzo Leor 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 August 22, 2018 9:30 am, Dept 6, Courthouse, SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE 1100 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101. A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks

prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated: June 25, 2018 by Darrel E. Parker, Executive Officer; Terri Chavez, Deputy Clerk; Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published: JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

PUBLIC NOTICES CELLCO PARTNERSHIP and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) proposes to build a 54‑foot stealth structure/ monopine communications Tower (Ref. EBI #6118000853). Anticipated lighting application is dual medium intensity red/ white strobes. The Site location is 6464 Hollister Ave, Goleta, Santa Barbara County, CA, 93117, (34 25 54.95N 119 51 8.97W). The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna Structure Registration (ASR, Form 854) filing number A1098224. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ‑ Interested persons may review the application (www. fcc.­ gov/asr/applications) by entering the filing number. Environmental concerns may be raised by filing a Request for Environmental Review (www.fcc.­ gov/asr/ environmentalrequest) and online filings are strongly encouraged. The mailing address to file a paper copy is: FCC Request for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554. JULY 05, 2018. CELLCO PARTNERSHIP and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) is proposing to build a 50‑foot Monopine Telecommunications Tower in the vicinity of 5560 Casitas Pass Rd, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County, CA 93013. Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Project 6118003457‑JD c/o EBI Consulting, jdavis@ ebiconsulting.com, 6876 Susquehanna Trail South, York, PA 17403 or via telephone at (203) 231‑6643. JULY 05 , 2018.

SUMMONS SUMMONS (PARENTAGE‑Custody and Support) CITACION (Parternidad‑Custodia y Manutencion) NOTICE TO RESPONDENT (Name) (Aviso Al Demandad (Nombre): Hilario Garcia YOU HAVE BEEN SUED. Read the information below and on the next page (Lo han demandado. Lea la informacion a continuacion y en la pagina siguiente). PETITIONER’S NAME (Nombre del demandante): Ana Maria Bedolla You have 30 calendar days after this summons and petition are served on you to file a Response (form FL‑120 or FL‑270)

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at the court and have a copy served on the petitioner. A letter, phone call, or court appearance will not protect you. If you do not file your Response on time, the court may make orders affecting your right to custody of your children. You may also be ordered to pay child support and attorney fees and costs. For legal advice, contact a lawyer immediately. Get help finding a lawyer at the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center (www.courts.ca.­gov/selfhelp), at the California Legal Services website (www. lawhelpca.org) or by contacting you local county bar association. Notice: The restraining order on page 2 remains in effect against each parent until the petition is dismissed, a judgement is entered, or the court makes further orders. this order is enforceable anywhere in California by any law enforcement office who has received or seen a copy of it. Fee Waiver: If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the clerk for a fee waiver form. The court may order you to pay back all or part of the fees and costs that the court waived for you or the other party. Tiene 30 dias de calendario despues de haber recibido la entrega legal de sesta Citacion y Peticion para presentar una Respuesta (formulario FL‑120 or FL‑270) ante la corte y efectuar la entrega legal de una copia al demandante. Una carta o llamada telefonica o una audiencia de la corte no basta para protegerio. Si no presenta su Respuesta a tiempo, la corte puede dar ordenes que afecten la custodia de sus hijos. La corte tambien le puede ordenar que pague manutencion de los hijos, honorarios y costos legales. Para asesoramiento legal, pongase en contacto de inmediato con un abogado. Puede obtener informacion para encontrar un abogado en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte. ca.gov), en el sitio web de los Servicios Legales de California (www.lawhelpca.org) o poniendose en contacto con el colegio de abogados de su condado. AVISO: La Orden de proteccion que aparecen en la pagina 2 continuara en vigencia en cuanto a cada parte hasta que se emita un fallo final, se despida la peticion o la corte de otras ordenes. Cualquier agencia del orden publico que haya recibido o visto una copia de estas orden puede hacerla acatar en cualquier lugar de California. Exencion de Cuotas: Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario un formulario de exencion de cuotas. La corte puede ordenar que usted pague, ya sea en parte o por completo, las cuotas y costos de la corte previamente exentos a peticion de usted o de la otra parte. CASE NO: 17FL00300 The name and address of the court is: (El

nombre y direccion de la corte es) SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT, 312‑C E. Cook St, Santa Maria, CA 93456. Cook The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is : Ana Maria Bedolla 438 N. L St. Apt. #B Lompoc, CA 93436 805‑315‑6367 DATE: Feb 07, 2017. By D. Ruiz, Deputy Published JUN 21,28, JULY 05,12 2018. ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS OR CITATION Plaintiff: Madel Preciado Defendent: Charity Lynn Dubberley, et al. CASE NUMBER: 18CV01063 Upon reading and filing evidence consisting of a declaration as proved in Section 415.50 CCP by Elizabeth Arreguin and it satisfactorily appearing therefrom that the defendant, respondent, or citee Charity Lynn Dubberley cannot be served with reasonable diligence in any other manner specified in Article 3, Chapter 4, Title 5 of the Code of Civil Procedure, and it also appearing from the verified complaint or petition that a good cause of action exists in this action in favor of the plaintiff, petitioner, or citee therein and against the defendant, respondent, or citee and that said defendant, respondent, or citee is a necessary and proper party to the action or that the party to be served has or claims an interest in, real or personal property in this state that is subject to the jurisdiction of the Court or the relief demanded in the action consists wholly or in part in excluding such party from any interest in such property , now, on motion of Douglas Russell Hayes, Attorney for the plaintiff, petitioner, or citee. It is ordered that the service of said summons or citation in this action be made upon said defendant, respondent, or citee by publication thereof in Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation published at Santa Barbara California, hereby deesignated as the newspaper most likely to give notice to said defedant; that said publication be made at least once a week for four successive weeks. It is further ordered that a copy of said summons or ciatation and of said complaint or petition in this action be forthwith deposited in the United States Post Office, post‑paid, directed to said defendant, respondent, or citee if his address is ascertained before the expiration of the time prescribed for the publication of this summons or citation and a declaration of this mailing or of the fact that the address was not ascertained be filed at the expiration of the time prescribed for publication. Dated JUN 19, 2018. Darrel E. Parker, Execcutive Officer; Terri Chavez, Deputy Clerk, by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of Superior Court Published JUL 05, 12, 19, 26, 2018.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY COUNCIL July 17, 2018; 1:30 p.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Goleta City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at the City of Goleta, City Hall 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA to: Consider the adoption of resolutions modifying the City of Goleta User Fees and Charges Schedules related to Cannibis Business Operations, and Amending the Bail Schedule. A list of proposed fees is available for public viewing during normal business hours at the City of Goleta offices by July 13, 2018, at 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA. PUBLIC COMMENT: All interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearing and to present written and/or oral comments. Written comments may be sent to the City Clerk email: dlopez@ cityofgoleta.org; or mail: Attn: City Council and City Clerk at 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117. In order to be disseminated to the City Council for consideration during the Council meeting, written information must be submitted to the City Clerk no later than Monday at noon prior to the City Council meeting. Material received after this time may not be reviewed by the City Council prior to the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Please see the posted agenda, available on Friday July 13, 2018. Note: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this hearing, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 961-7505. Notification at least 72 hours prior to the hearing will enable City staff to make reasonable arrangements Note: If you challenge the City’s final action on this project in court, you may be limited to only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City on or before the date of the hearing (Government Code §65009[b][2]). Publish: Independent July 5, 12

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Goleta shall hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, to consider the following: 1. The levy and collection of taxes for the Goleta Library Special Tax for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019. A public hearing is hereby set for July 17, 2018 at 6:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard at the City Council Chambers of Goleta City Hall, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B as the time and place for the hearing of protests or objections to the levy of the proposed Goleta Library Special Tax on the lots and parcels of property within the City for the 2018/2019 fiscal year. An Administration Report consisting of, among other things, the assessed parcels, is filed in the Office of the City Clerk for public review. ANY AND ALL PERSONS interested are invited to participate and speak at this hearing at the above time and place. All interested persons shall be afforded the opportunity to hear and be heard. Any interested person may file a written protest with the City Clerk prior to the conclusion of the hearing. A written protest shall state all grounds of objection. A protest by a property owner shall contain a description sufficient to identify the property owned by the signer thereof. Written protests may be delivered in person to the City Clerk or may be mailed to the City Clerk at City Hall, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117. Any written protest must be received by the close of the public hearing to be counted. For inclusion in the agenda packet to be distributed, written comments of interested parties should be submitted to the department listed with the item, in care of City Hall at the above address prior to Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 12:00 noon. IF YOU CHALLENGE the above matter(s) in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the above-listed departments at, or prior to, the public hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, please contact the Finance Department, Tel: (805) 961-7500 or e-mail financegroup@cityofgoleta.org. A copy of the staff report(s) in the City Council packet will be available for public review at the end of the business day on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at City Hall and on the City’s website. Note: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this hearing, please contact the City Clerks Office at (805) 961-7505. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the hearing will enable City staff to make reasonable arrangements. Deborah Lopez City Clerk Publish: June 28 and July 5, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Goleta shall hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, to consider the following: 1. The levy and collection of assessments within the Goleta Street Lighting Assessment District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019. A public hearing is hereby set for July 17, 2018 at 6:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard at the City Council Chambers of Goleta City Hall, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B as the time and place for the hearing of protests or objections to the levy of the proposed assessment against the lots and parcels of property within the citywide District for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The Engineer’s Report consisting of, among other things, the assessed parcels, is filed in the Office of the City Clerk for public review. ANY AND ALL PERSONS interested are invited to participate and speak at this hearing at the above time and place. All interested persons shall be afforded the opportunity to hear and be heard. Any interested person may file a written protest with the City Clerk prior to the conclusion of the hearing. A written protest shall state all grounds of objection. A protest by a property owner shall contain a description sufficient to identify the property owned by the signer thereof. Written protests may be delivered in person to the City Clerk or may be mailed to the City Clerk at City Hall, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117. Any written protest must be received by the close of the public hearing to be counted. For inclusion in the agenda packet to be distributed, written comments of interested parties should be submitted to the department listed with the item, in care of City Hall at the above address prior to Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 12:00 noon. IF YOU CHALLENGE the above matter(s) in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the above-listed departments at, or prior to, the public hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, please contact the Finance Department, Tel: (805) 968-7526 or e-mail tgonzalez@cityofgoleta.org. A copy of the staff report(s) in the City Council packet will be available for public review at the end of the business day on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at City Hall and on the City’s website. Note: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this hearing, please contact the City Clerks Office at (805) 961-7505. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the hearing will enable City staff to make reasonable arrangements. Deborah Lopez City Clerk Published: June 28 and July 5, 2018 INDEPENDENT.COM

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