OCT. 4-11, 2018 VOL. 32 ■ NO. 664
p!nk makes w!ne Alecia Moore Finds Solace in Her Santa Ynez Valley Vineyard
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Alecia Moore Finds Solace in Her Santa Ynez Valley Vineyard (Matt Kettmann)
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Most UCSB grads find it hard to stay in town after they graduate. How are you making ends meet? I work a second job, which helps a bit, but finding affordable housing is key. I wish I could say I save money by not eating out, but it’s hard not to when we’re surrounded by so many great restaurants.
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ON THE COVER AND ABOVE: Alecia Moore (aka P!nk). Photos by Andrew MacPherson.
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Salud Carbajal Maybe the race for the 24th Congressional District is as simple as this: a smile versus a sneer. Congressmember Salud Carbajal’s default facial expression is a smile, while that of his challenger, Justin Fareed, seems to be somewhere between a sneer and a snarl.
Of course, there’s more to it than that. Carbajal is an accomplished and professional politician, a nondoctrinaire moderate-liberal, prochoice, environment-minded Democrat with nearly 30 years of government service under his belt. He was elected three times as county supervisor and is now wrapping up his first term in Congress. People talk derisively about career politicians and often for good reason — but that does not apply in this race. We think sending an unschooled amateur like Fareed to Washington makes about as much sense as hiring an unschooled plumber to fix your toilet. Some jobs demand skill and experience. This is one of them. In the wake of the Thomas Fire and the January 9 debris flow, we witnessed Carbajal leap into action. No, he did not personally yank people out of the muck — as some candidates claim to have done. Instead, he picked up the phone and did what a congressional representative is supposed to do — he got help. Carbajal pushed every button available to him to secure all the money and aid Washington, D.C., could muster for Santa Barbara in its hour of need. We saw this with our own eyes, and, likewise, we have seen the fruit those efforts bore. Carbajal may not give the most rousing speeches we’ve ever heard, but few elected officials we’ve seen in 30 years have worked harder on behalf of their constituents. By contrast, Fareed remains for us a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. This is now his third campaign for Congress, and we still don’t know who Fareed is, what he’s ever done, or even what he believes. Our skepticism about Fareed does not derive merely from his party affiliation. We find the immigrant-bashing fearmongering of his latest advertising commercial both morally odious and politically bankrupt.
When voters leaf through the sample ballots and voter information guides mailed out this week, they will not see a candidate statement for Fareed on the same page as Carbajal’s. This is the first time in this district in recent memory that a Republican congressional candidate has chosen not to submit one. It’s peculiar, but it also makes sense. Fareed has nothing to say. We do not wish to put Carbajal on any pedestal. But he is a hardworking, smart, experienced congressmember who delivers strong constituent services and has shown that he is willing to work with the other side of the aisle to make government function — qualities in very short supply in present-day Washington. He has been a resolute defender of environmental protections for the Central Coast, particularly against the increasing threats of unregulated drilling. A former U.S. Marine, Carbajal has worked to improve the conditions of veterans as a member of the House Armed Services Committee. He voted against repealing the Affordable Care Act, is a longtime supporter of women’s rights, and served on President Obama’s task force on climate change, which developed ways to protect regional communities from the obvious dangers we are all facing. The most practical and probably most important skill Salud Carbajal offers is that he knows the district he represents. He has lived here, gone to school here, and raised a family here, and he has served in county government for years. He has an intuitive grasp of the flow chart of the local government agencies, he knows how they work, and, more to the point, he has personal relationships with the people in those agencies. Those attributes are crucial if we are to have strong, effective representation in Congress. For the last two years, that is what we have had with Salud Carbajal, who has served this district well. We urge a vote for Representative Salud Carbajal. n
Vote No on Proposition 6 Reject Gas-Tax Repeal Desperate times call for desperate measures, and California Republicans, desperate not to get wiped out by this November’s much-anticipated midtermelection “Blue Wave,” ginned up Proposition 6 to save themselves from what they perceived as their all-but-certain political annihilation. Prop. 6 proposes to repeal the gas-tax increase approved last year by Governor Jerry Brown and two-thirds of the State Legislature. As a short-term political gimmick, Prop. 6 seems to have succeeded only in unifying such unlikely bedfellows as the Chamber of Commerce and Big Labor in unalterable opposition. As long-term public policy, Prop. 6 would accelerate the deterioration of the state’s crumbling road system, which certainly qualifies as suicide on the installment plan. If Prop. 6 passes, road repairs and transportation funding will be forced to do without the $5.1 billion the gas-tax increase is expected to generate per year. To put that in perspective, California has a backlog of about $130 billion in road repairs, deferred maintenance, and other transportation infrastructure needs. One reason the backlog’s so big is that gas taxes haven’t been increased in 23 years. Another is because newer, more fuel-efficient cars generate lower gas-tax revenues. We don’t pretend the gas-tax increase — by 12 cents per gallon — doesn’t hurt. Advocates for repealing the tax increase estimate that it will cost a family of four $779 a year. Vehicle registration fees have gone up as well, from $25 to as much as $175 per vehicle. The pinch people feel is very real. But until we stumble onto the pot of gold at the end of some rainbow, user fees are the necessary evil needed to cover equally necessary maintenance costs. Conspicuously not counted in the Republican math is the cost of continued deferred maintenance. How much more will the average car owner have to pay out of pocket because potholes are allowed to become sinkholes? Those costs pale compared to the loss of life and limb inflicted by structurally unsafe roads, bridges, and freeway overpasses. If Prop. 6 passes, Santa Barbara County will have to do without $12 million in annual road-maintenance revenues made possible only by the gas-tax increase. Of that, $2.6 million is earmarked for the City of Santa Barbara. More dramatically, Santa Barbara County will lose out on $417 million in state funds needed to finish not only the freeway-widening work now underway but also the projects needed to mitigate some of the inevitable consequences of freeway widening, such as a new roundINDEPENDENT.COM
about at Olive Mill Road and a wider railroad bridge over Cabrillo Boulevard. Other projects include the new Class I bike lane along Modoc and Las Positas roads. And it’s not just roads: Santa Barbara’s Metropolitan Transit District will lose $1.3 million annually if Prop. 6 passes. Statewide, of course, the picture is unimaginably worse. Opponents of Prop. 6 cite the state’s 1,600 structurally deficient bridges and freeway overpasses. Currently, 6,500 transportation improvement projects now underway would find their future funding in free fall. Proponents of Prop. 6 make many false and misleading claims. They argue gas prices will drop if Prop. 6 passes, but they have no say on what oil companies charge at the pump. They claim the state can cover the costs of these necessary road repairs with budget surpluses just lying around. Last we checked, the state’s surplus was $16 billion, less than an eighth of what’s needed. They also contend that state legislators will misuse the increased gas-tax revenues on pet legislative projects. This constitutes a knowing deception. This past June, state voters overwhelmingly embraced a ballot measure that mandated all increased gastax revenues be spent on transportationrelated projects, and Prop. 6 proponents know that. It’s one thing to cut off your nose to spite your face. It’s quite another to cut off your head. Prop. 6 would do just that. Vote no as if your life depended on it. It just might. n
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Chief Peterson Goes Toe to Toe with Enviro Groups
service does not have the luxury of walking away.” Peterson then yielded the podium to Hazard and sat by as Hazard delivered a detailed treatise on long-term and short-term preventive measures. In addition to fuel breaks in the backcountry and along the mountain ridges, Hazard argued for more fire-safety inspections. Currently, 14,000 homes are mandated for such inspections, but with more stringent new reporting requirements, the department could only manage 6,000 this year. Hazard also stressed the importance of maintaining the protective greenbelt offered by the County Fire Chief Eric Peterson orchards in Goleta and Carpinteria. But there are gaps — about 283 acres’ worth — that need to be plugged. Cattle grazing, he noted, provides the largest swath of fuel reduction; goats, able to get to inaccessibly steep terrain, can help more. Vegetation along roadways needs more pruning. Automobiles, he noted, are the number one cause of wildfires in Santa Barbara. ForestWatch Director Jeff Kuyper Speaking for ForestWatch were Jeff Kuyper, Rebecca August, and Bryant Baker. They stressed their heartfelt appreciation for the heroics of firefighters. To the extent controlled burns work at all, they argued, they work only in traditional pinion forests, not in chaparral. Homes should be retrofitted with fire-resistant materials, exterior wood replaced, and access points for wind-swept embers blocked off. They said they agreed with many of the proposals put forth by Hazard and the community committee, just not those having “no basis in science.” They added that “false rhetoric” cheapened the public discourse. Fire Marshal Rob Hazard For environmentally minded supervisors Das Williams and Hartraw from the devastation inflicted by last mann, especially, ForestWatch’s defection year’s Thomas Fire and this year’s January from the planning talks proved problematic. 9 debris flow. With only a few days left on Hartmann suggested that a more robust the job, Peterson took Tuesday’s meeting to discussion of home-hardening approaches impress upon the supervisors the serious- should have been included in the CWPP. ness of future fire threats imposed by chang- Williams said the “home hardening” rhetoing climate realities. “We lost 25 people, over ric by ForestWatch might have been a “red 1,000 homes, almost 300,000 acres of chap- herring,” but he pointed out that the group arral and all of the habitat with it,” Peter- never sued the county to stop any projects. son stated. “We have a much more urgent That, he suggested, was a sign of “goodwill.” need to take preventative measures,” he said, Adam took exception to Williams’s characpredicting Carpinteria and Montecito could terization of goodwill, adding that the lessons find themselves evacuated again this winter, from the Thomas Fire should be obvious to depending on the rains. He blistered the two everyone. “Life is suffering; that’s part of it,” environmental groups that walked out of the Adam sermonized. “The other part of it’s fire protection plan talks, stating, “The fire ‘Don’t be stupid.’” n PAU L WELLM AN PHOTOS
by Nick Welsh t started out as a showdown between outgoing Fire Chief Eric Peterson and two prominent Santa Barbara environmental organizations; county supervisors, however, quickly turned Tuesday’s board discussion into a political awakening of sorts, voicing their support for what Supervisor Peter Adam described as an “all of the above” approach to fire prevention. “There’s just no greater duty that we have,” added Supervisor Joan Hartmann. Although no formal action was taken, the supervisors expressed support for a host of approaches, including burning up to 1,000 acres a year in what are known as controlled, or prescribed, burns, a practice as logistically problematic as it is environmentally controversial. Prescribed burns were common in Santa Barbara County up until the 1980s, with about 10,000 acres a year going up in controlled smoke, according to County Fire Marshal Rob Hazard. The intent of such burning is to create a large patchwork of burnedover areas that can effectively slow down or stop the advance of any fires raging nearby. The challenge has always been, as Hazard put it, “keeping the genie in the bottle.” Prescribed burns have been known to get out of control, leaving government agencies on the hook for significant damages. Environmentalists have opposed prescribed burns, arguing they inflict lasting damage to the wildland ecosystem without providing additional safety to human populations. The limited resources available should be directed, they’ve argued, to clearing brush and vegetation away from homes and into making built structures more fire resistant. This argument came to a head earlier this year when representatives from the Urban Creeks Council and Los Padres ForestWatch abruptly resigned from a collaborative effort to create a new Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for San Marcos Pass and the Eastern Goleta Valley. Three scientists serving on an advisory committee signed a letter objecting that their concerns and expertise were not being taken seriously by fire officials. A CWPP is necessary for local fire agencies to apply for state and federal grants. That plan remains still in draft form, though it could be adopted as soon as October 30. Fire Chief Peterson — about to retire after 31 years with the department — remains
Hollister Ranch owners were happy to hear that Gov. Jerry Brown rejected AB 2534, proposed legislation by Assemblymember Monique Limón that aimed to create an account controlled by the State Lands Commission to expand public access in the 14,500-acre gated community, including an existing plan that never materialized. “While well intentioned, this bill relies on the implementation of a coastal access program adopted in 1982,” Brown wrote on 9/30. “Although this program could have been completed over three decades ago, it was not and it is now outdated. Before raising any money, as envisioned in this bill, the relevant state agencies should be required to work together to craft a sensible and fiscally responsible plan.”
TRANSPORTATION Another electric scooter company is trying out its welcome in Santa Barbara County, this time Bird in Isla Vista. (When Lime arrived in June, the City of Santa Barbara impounded the scooters within hours.) The app-driven rental company dropped scooters in the college town on 9/27, and a Bird spokesperson said, “The people and students of Isla Vista quickly embraced” them. I.V.’s Community Services District (CSD) might reap a dollar a day per scooter if the revenue-sharing agreement between Bird and the district works out, said CSD Board President Ethan Bertrand. Bird has submitted applications for encroachment permits and use of the public right of way with the county, he added. Chris Sneddon with County Public Works stated an ordinance was in the works “to ensure [the scooters] operate safely and do not create nuisances.”
LAW & DISORDER The first-year San Marcos High School boy involved with threatening the lives of at least 16 female fellow students has been convicted of making a terrorist threat, according to a high school parent familiar with the case, adding that the original felony charge was reduced to a misdemeanor. The sentence includes six months of supervised probation. The boy was part of a private online chat room that hosted a video created by another San Marcos boy describing how to kill female students with a musket and bayonet. The convicted boy followed up the video on social media with a list of female students who ought to be killed. According to several parents, the boy in the video was never charged. No names have been released publicly; the identities of minors are protected. Reached for comment, District Attorney Joyce Dudley said, “As a matter of law, we are only allowed to discuss any potential disposition with victims and juvenile victims’ parents.” Small, colorful notes tacked on trees and signs along Cathedral Oaks Road in Noleta caused some disquiet over the weekend. Clustered near Turnpike, Patterson, and Ribera, and also seen in downtown Santa Barbara, the signs referenced websites of the paranoid and conspiracy-oriented CONT’D ON PAGE 12
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wait until the next sitting council in 2020 for an increase; the last one was in 2016. A seat on the Goleta Water District board has come up vacant with the resignation of Rick Merrifield, who is moving to Northern California. He’s served on the board since being appointed in 2011, was voted in twice, and is currently the board president. He’s the second water boardmember to be moving north; Vice President Meg West is also leaving the board, at the end of her term in 2018. A special meeting of the board of directors was set for 10/2 to determine how to fill the vacancy, which must be done within 60 days of Merrifield’s departure 10/5.
A Santa Barbara Sheriff’s detective adopted an abandoned puppy (pictured) found 9/26 during the eradication of an illegal marijuana grow in the Cuyama Valley. Authorities found the puppy, which was left with no food or water in 90-degree heat, lying on a pile of plastic surrounded by fertilizers and hazardous chemicals. “This little guy made quite the impression on every detective and deputy on scene,” said the adoptive detective, whose name is being withheld due to the nature of his work. “He’s a little fighter and has quite the story to tell. I am excited to give him the home he deserves.” The raids on three grow sites netted 5,473 plants. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were spotted in unmarked vehicles in Santa Barbara Tuesday morning in the areas of East Mason and Milpas streets, and Turnpike and Hollister roads, near San Marcos High School. Agents were in town conducting a targeted search for three individuals, authorities said. As of deadline, no community members had been reported as taken into custody by ICE.
COUNTY The Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a 3 percent salary increase for themselves at their Tuesday, October 2, meeting. “Even I think this is reasonable,” said 4th District Supervisor Peter Adam, the most conservative voice on the dais. Their motion will also implement a 0.83 percent pension cost-sharing pickup. With the 3 percent increase, Supervisor Adam will receive the largest salary, $87,941. The Goleta City Council took an initial vote on Tuesday as a “just in case” precaution should Measure W fail to win enough votes on 11/6. Measure W would give the mayor and councilmembers close to a living wage for the first time in the young city’s history. Tuesday’s vote was the first step to increase current compensation — $585 per month — by 10 percent to $643 per month. If Measure W fails, they’d have to
Fully three-quarters of eligible Californians were registered to vote at this time last month, or more than 19 million voters, crowed Secretary of State Alex Padilla. This is a high-water mark in the state’s history ahead of a midterm election, he noted, with nearly 1.5 million more registered voters than at this time in 2014. The latest numbers for Santa Barbara County show 42 percent of the 206,734 registered are Democrats and 27 percent Republican.
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Santa Barbara County’s public health officer, Dr. Charity Dean (pictured), turned in her resignation last week and announced she’s been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown as assistant director of the California Department of Public Health. Dean, known for her accessibility and direct speaking style, has been in charge of infectious and communicable diseases for the county’s health department and has been a major player in emergency-response-planning efforts. Dean said it remains to be determined exactly what her focus will be with the state but that communicable diseases will be very much involved. Dean’s last day on the job in Santa Barbara will be 10/26. It is not yet known how her position will be filled.
BUSINESS Doug Margerum and Mitchell Sjerven are leaving Santa Barbara’s Wine Cask after nearly a decade of being the public faces for the iconic restaurant. Sjerven plans to focus his time on bouchon, while Margerum will continue to focus on his wine projects. He is opening a new Margerum tasting room at the Hotel Californian early next year and then shifting his tasting room in Paseo Nuevo to n focus on his Barden brand.
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I.V. Clinic ‘Trans Approved’ Neighborhood Clinics Receive Stamp of Approval from S.B. Transgender Advocacy Network by Blanca Garcia hen the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (SBNC) saw a need for quality transgender health care in the community, the staff jumped in to help fill the gap. Though Dr. Charles Fenzi, the CEO of the organization, explained that the clinics have been providing health care for trans adults “forever,” the clinics have now begun to offer medical services to trans youth as well at their Isla Vista location. “Healthy transgender people do not require medical specialists,” said physicians’ assistant Sofia Devaney, whose focus is on family medicine. She provides transgender youth with hormone blockers that essentially halt the process of biological changes in teens, such as in the vocal cords, facial structure, and the development of breast tissue. A teen shouldn’t have to undergo a puberty process that doesn’t match their identity, said Max Rorty, a behavioral health specialist who works at the Isla Vista Clinic. Once a young person is ready, she said, they can begin hormone correction therapy to align their body with the gender they identify with. Many medical providers in Santa Barbara lack the training to treat trans people and refuse to accept them as patients. “Sometimes I would get the ‘we aren’t able to provide adequate health care for you here’ line,” said Genivieve LeDuc, now a patient at SBNC’s I.V. clinic. “Instead of feeling tolerated and processed, the I.V. clinic made me feel embraced and welcome,” she said. Currently, the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinic in Isla Vista is the only youth provider in Santa Barbara County that
has been “Trans Approved” by the Santa Barbara Transgender Advocacy Network (SBTAN). “We were originally informed that there were no providers seeing pediatric patients in our county,” said Christie Macias, parent of a trans teen, but an SBNC therapist referred them to the I.V. clinic. “We walked into our appointment hoping to discuss blockers, and the doctor was AMAZING!” Macias wrote. “She was insistent that it was unacceptable for my son to go through a puberty that did not align with how he identifies,” she said. SBNC prides itself on using correct pronouns for its patients. The use of the right pronoun is only one step in offering proper medical care, but it can feel like a giant step for patients who are constantly being addressed incorrectly — by pronouns that do not correspond to their gender identity. The staff at all seven SBNC clinics have been trained to ask for a patient’s preferred pronouns. To create a more welcoming atmosphere, the staff has also created stickers displaying their own preferred pronouns. Providing quality care is crucial for this population in particular. According to a 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics survey, more than 50 percent of trans boys, 42 percent of nonbinary teens, and 30 percent of trans girls have attempted suicide. The national rate of adolescent suicide is 14 percent. Living in bodies that don’t match their identities makes teens highly susceptible to suicide, said Devaney. Helping teens transition can help curb the terrifying statistics. “I’m glad it’s less difficult now for our trans neighbors to get this basic level of care,” said Devaney. n INDEPENDENT.COM
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hirty years ago, the cities of Santa Monica, San Luis Obispo, and Palm Springs, all struggling with deserted downtowns, came knocking on Santa Barbara’s door to ask how it had created such a vibrant urban center. These days, with a record number of storefront vacancies blighting the State Street corridor, it’s Santa Barbara doing the knocking. In June, the World Business Academy invited Palm Springs planners to give their advice, and last Wednesday, the S.B. chapter of the American Institute of Architects asked San Luis Obispo and Santa Monica managers to explain how they’d turned their downtowns around. More than 100 people attended the evening event held, fittingly, on the cavernous second floor of the empty Macy’s building. Three main themes emerged from the discussion: housing, public-private partnerships, and leadership. San Luis Obispo City Manager Derek Johnson explained that his city’s Downtown Concept Plan (a critical, forward-thinking planning document Santa Barbara is conspicuously without) focuses on housing and explores creative ways of repurposing outmoded spaces into livable real estate. “You can’t bring people downtown,” Johnson quipped, referencing an old parking lot that’d been transformed into 40 units of mixed-use housing for Cal Poly business students. “You have to put them there.” San Luis Obispo has also made a conscious effort to avoid an “everytown” feel and instead embrace the unique and quirky elements of its identity, Johnson went on. Take Bubblegum Alley—a narrow passage between downtown buildings plastered from sidewalk to roofline with thousands of discarded gum wads. “It is quite disgusting,” he admitted. But it’s one of the city’s most popular destinations, and it cost nothing to create. “Small things have a big impact,” he said. Santa Monica’s concept plan also centers on housing, explained David Martin, the city’s planning and community development director. Right now, a massive 2,200 units are either approved or under construction. In response to complaints that the city’s approval process was exceedingly lengthy and cumbersome, Santa Monica dramatically streamlined its standards to be more “prescriptive,” said Martin, and did away with many of its design restrictions. Just as critical, Martin said, Santa Monica invested heavily in its public transportation system (whose ridership numbers have already exceeded 2030 projections) and injected new life into “empty, windswept” public plazas by softening building rules so vendors could set up kiosks and “reactivate” the spaces. Parking requirements for downtown developments were completely eliminated. From the start of the event, Katie Lichtig, Santa Monica’s assistant city administrator,
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stressed how critical public-private partnerships were to the recovery of both cities’ downtowns. “Property owners need to be willing to spend as much money on public spaces as they do on their own properties,” she declared. “There needs to be the recognition that if we don’t change, we’ll wither and die.” That’s all well and good, responded Santa Barbara Planning Commissioner Mike Jordan during the Q&A session, but how does a city engage with parcel owners who seem reluctant to participate in the recovery process? Lichtig said strong leadership from a downtown organization is important (something Santa Barbara also lacks), as is a self-awareness among property owners that remaining stubbornly idle will directly affect their pocketbooks. Lichtig emphasized that local governments, especially those that preside over communities with anti-urban sentiments, have to be willing to be “super, super risky” in terms of taking on and approving projects that may generate publish backlash. “It takes political courage to say yes to unknowns,” she explained. The trick is to determine what a community will temporarily “endure” before it becomes accustomed to and accepts the change. Johnson, a former Santa Barbara planner, said he remembered when Santa Barbara implemented its one-way street system. “You’d [have thought] the world was ending,” he said. Both Johnson and Martin said their housing initiatives came from clear direction from their respective city councils, who recognized the urgency of the downtown dilemmas. Lichtig said Santa Monica’s homelessness problem is being tackled by a proactive city administrator. In the audience Wednesday were a number of Santa Barbara City Hall managers, councilmembers, and Mayor Cathy Murillo. City Administrator Paul Casey was invited to participate in a panel discussion with the San Luis Obispo and Santa Monica representatives, but no direct questions were asked of him, and he did not speak. n
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Retreat attendee Cecilia Valencia holds the New Testament she received at the retreat. Attendees received baby figurines (below) as they were lectured on abortion.
The Retreat from Heaven or Hell? Mixed Reviews for Intensive, Three-Day Catholic Camp by Blanca Garcia ecilia Valencia spent the night of September 9 sobbing in her room. She had just returned from a three-day retreat with Familias Unidas en Cristo, a worship group with Our Lady of Guadalupe and Holy Cross churches. “I came back destroyed,” said Valencia, fighting back tears. “I was supposed to come back home happy. People shouldn’t be treated like this.” The all-female retreat (or encuentro, Spanish for “finding”) took place at Camp Whittier with approximately 80 participants ages 18 and older. Yolanda Gonzales was interested in attending the event but was unable to get time off work. She described the women from Holy Cross who invited her as joyful; they explained the retreat would be “an opportunity to reconnect with ourselves and with God.” The experience for Valencia and others, however, was far from joyful. It began with what Mireya Higuero described as “almost like a show … like a test.” For their first meal Friday night, the women were offered only a small cup of tea and some bread. “We were scolded for complaining,” she said. The leaders told the women this would be their dinner. When participants complained, the leaders revealed there was more food for the women, but when the participants went to sit down for the meal, they were told they didn’t deserve the food because they had been ungrateful, said Valencia. Higuero was bothered by the experience. “The Lord can give us tests,” she said, but humans should not. From there, the camp explored 18 different topics, including abortion, addiction, sexual abuse, and the eucharist. Most topics were presented in the form of intensive plays, or “dynamics,” that at times used heavy profanity and depicted domestic violence and death. The acting was so convincing that at one point an attendee intervened during a scene in which a male performer appeared to beat a female performer, said Gabriela Solorzano, who, unlike Valencia and Higuero, enjoyed her time at the retreat and described it as “something very beautiful that changed my life.” Other exercises included smashing
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Each play lasted five to eight minutes, and at the end, organizers would coax the women to come forward and ask for forgiveness. Sometimes they’d yell. “They want you to feel guilty for everything,” complained Valencia. “They were fucking with our minds.” Valencia remembered the leaders talking about women wanting to leave the camp. Solorzano recalled the organizers calling these women cobardes, or “cowards.” “You can’t face these things,” she recalled them saying. Leaders from Familias Unidas en Cristo agreed that the retreat can be emotionally taxing, but that is their intention. “Some people don’t understand otherwise,” said Carlos Barreto. The organization is molded after a Los Angeles group focused on drug prevention, and that is why some of the topics are so intense, said organizers. “We don’t hide anything; the priests have all of our lesson plans,” said Santos, who declined to give his last name. Father Pedro Lopez of Our Lady of Guadalupe confirmed that the plays and demonstrations could be disturbing and include profanity. “It’s a dramatization,” he said, “but no one is forcibly made to stay.” The purpose of the retreat is to move beyond the hurt and get the women healing, said Lopez. He explained the camp is a starting point to get women back into the church and hopefully continue on with the organization of Familias Unidas. “The only complaint I have is that it didn’t last longer,” said participant Eva Delgado. “It was something I needed.” n
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ore than a hundred people gathered on September 27 in De la Guerra Plaza in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford, who testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she had been sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were teenagers. The #BelieveChristine rally joined actions nationwide against Kavanaugh. Alejandra Melgoza, community organizer at Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE), spoke about the daily discrimination and injustices that women face and how “women of color, especially
black women, have pushed so many of these [social justice] movements so that we can feel comfortable about saying, ‘I’m a survivor, I was harassed, and this happened to me, too.’” Participants wrote “I Believe” on their hands and held them up during a moment of silence for survivors of sexual assault. “When are we going to say, ‘That’s it’?” Melgoza asked the crowd. “This is the last person that needs to come out so that survivors do not feel forced to tell these stories — so that they do not feel forced to relive their traumas.” —Erika Carlos
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he latest launch of a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base likely has CEO Elon Musk crossing his fingers that it can stick the first-ever landing on the Pacific coast. A Falcon 9 rocket blasts off on Saturday from Lompoc to take an Argentine SAOCOM-1A satellite into orbit, where it will produce highresolution images of Earth. After deployment, the Falcon will then return within minutes to a pad 0.3 miles away from the launchpad, according to nasaspaceflight .com. SpaceX has successfully completed two landings at Cape Canaveral in Florida. The Vandenberg landing would see the same core reused after a July flight that landed on the Just Read the Instructions autonomous spaceport drone ship. The core has since been refurbished and returned to duty. Vandenberg Air Force Base issued a warning to Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties that the multiple engine burns and return of the Falcon 9 rocket could cause numerous thunderous sonic booms. The blastoff is planned to begin on Saturday, October 6, at 7:21 p.m. More information and viewing sites are at Vandenberg’s 30th Space Wing Facebook page. —Jean Yamamura 16
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voters in the state of California than registered Republicans. That’s a first.
Those same trends are alive and well in Santa Barbara. In three of the five supervisorial districts, the number of decline-to-state
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Republicans. Lavagnino’s 5th District is not
one of them, but it’s pretty damn close. Countywide, 53,584 of Santa Barbara County’s 206,734 registered voters are declineto-states, just slightly less than the 55,202 Republicans and 87,495 Democrats. In 2010, 20.35 percent of county voters were declineto-states; today, 25.92 percent are. Clearly, Republicans have brought this on themselves, but Democrats have little to gloat about. Not only are they just as prone to eat their own as Republicans, but Democrats—at least locally—have a demonstrated propensity for eating the wrong one. In actual practice, one-party rule tends to get ugly pretty fast. On the board, Lavagnino has famously teamed up with Das Williams —far more the pragmatist than his reputation as fire-breathing eco-lefty Democrat would suggest—to make stuff happen, most notably the county’s now-famous cannabis ordinance. Lavagnino radiates the good-natured humor of someone who understands the essential absurdity of his undertaking yet remains committed to it nonetheless. He remains a pro-oil, pro-lawand-order fiscal conservative. Every year, he hosts a massive one-stop-shop event offering a wide array of services for homeless veterans. “I’m still the same guy,” he said. “I still believe the same things.” By leaving the GOP, Lavagnino acknowledged he now has no political future.“This is like a death sentence,” he said. “But if it’s going to happen, I’d rather it be self-imposed.” In the meantime, the beat goes on. “Both sides are leery of me now, but both sides can work with me,” he said. “That’s — Nick Welsh a good place to be.”
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no more. All bets are off. For the past eight years, Lavagnino—Santa Barbara being a first-name kind of town, he’s known in political circles merely as “Steve”— has represented the über–North County and the 5th District on the Board of Supervisors. There, he’s been smart, easygoing, prepared, rational, serious, pragmatic, comfortable in his own skin, and unusually accessible. On top of that, Lavagnino’s also seriously funny. In fact, he does some stand-up on the side. To this day, Lavagnino remains all those things. But as of June 28, Steve Lavagnino—a dyed-in-the-wool, card-carrying member of the Republican Party—quietly walked away from the Grand Old Party. He quit. He pulled the plug. On that date, county records indicate, Lavagnino reregistered as a decline-to-state (aka no party preference) voter. On any other planet and in any other universe, Lavagnino would be a rising star within his party. If the GOP had any sachems worth a damn, they’d be staying awake nights figuring out just how far Lavagnino could go. He’s just won reelection to a third term on the Board of Supervisors, having run unopposed. Prior to that, he paid his dues working as a staffer for Republican Abel Maldonado, the former lieutenant governor, state senator, assemblymember, and Santa Maria mayor who is now cultivating cannabis and hemp. Lavagnino also
worked for former congressmember Elton Gallegly, an unrepentant, right-wing knuckle dragger so singularly devoid of social graces that his own friends reportedly do not like him. Lavagnino’s decision to bolt was a long time coming. First there was the Tea Party insurrection. Then there were the elbows famously exchanged several years ago with 4th District Supervisor Peter Adam, a takeno-prisoners conservative and enthusiastic Trump supporter.And then there was Trump. “He definitely made it a lot more difficult,” Lavagnino said.“I’ve got gay relatives. My wife is Hispanic. I just got tired of saying,‘Hey, I’m not that guy,’ at family gatherings,” Lavagnino explained. Like a lot of Republicans, Lavagnino got turned on politically by Ronald Reagan. He was 16 at the time. He liked Reagan’s positive message and positive personality, he said. He also liked the fact Reagan won 49 of 50 states. Lavagnino said he was drawn to the party line that emphasized personal responsibility, fiscal restraint, and national defense. The Republicans used to be famous for their big tent. “Now they just hate each other,” Lavagnino said. “It’s not that the other guy is wrong,” he said.“It’s that they’re evil. They’re going to hell.” Lavagnino’s been there before. When he was 9 years old, his parents split up. His father became mayor of Santa Maria. His mother joined a heretical Catholic cult whose bishop referred to the Pope, the Vatican, and mainstream Catholicism as “the Church of the
Beast.” Masses were said in Latin, women and men sat on opposite aisles of the church, and women always covered their heads and wore modestly long dresses. Lavagnino attended cult schools in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where his instructors argued—among other things —the Holocaust was a hoax.When Lavagnino pushed back, he said he was ordered, “Lavagnino, kneel.” Cults have a way of imploding. Lavagnino’s bishop — a charismatic wack job named Francis K. Schuckardt —would become embroiled in all the usual scandals. He was accused of stealing money and having sex with boys by a fellow member of the cult. Naturally, Schuckardt denied everything, but was ousted anyway. The Republican Party, said Lavagnino, now has all the trappings of a cult. The Democrats, he added, are hardly immune. Commenting on the attempted-rape allegations swirling over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Lavagnino asked,“All Republicans believe that his accuser was lying and all Democrats believe she’s telling the truth. How is that even possible?” Lavagnino’s decision to re-register as a decline-to-state says everything anyone needs to know as to why Republican candidates haven’t won a single statewide executive office in the past 12 years. It also illustrates why, as of June, there are now more decline-to-state
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emocrats are pulling out all the stops to prevent the confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. First, a letter accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault by Christine Ford was exposed at the 11th hour. Never mind that they knew about it in July, and a plan to sabotage the judge was hatched by Ricki Seidman, a former Democratic advisor. Also, there was no evidence, no police report, no corroborating witnesses; and Ford didn’t know where, when, or how she got home. Then on Sunday, a Yale classmate of Kavanaugh, Deborah Ramirez, accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself. Once again, no report, no evidence, and no witnesses. What is happening to Judge Kavanaugh is a national disgrace and a miscarriage of justice. He is being accused without proof. Whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty? This is all about Democratic power and a warning to those on the right that this could happen to them. —Diana Thorn, Carpinteria
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hank you for Nick Welsh’s excellent article on Fr. Juan Carlos Gavancho’s sudden dismissal from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic church [independent .com/priestfiring]. The fact that the father had so little time to pack his bags and leave town indicates how dangerous the Archdiocese of Los Angeles considers his opinion. I attended the memorial service in September for A.W. Richard Sype, a former Benedictine monk, who was one of the foremost advocates for survivors of clergy molestations. Most of the country’s movers and shakers of the movement to help survivors and advocate for change in the Catholic church were there. The consensus seemed to be that very little concrete action will come from Pope Francis’s upcoming meeting with the world’s bishops. They were hopeful but not optimistic. They felt that meaningful change will only come from the outside, in other words, from people like Fr. Gavancho, parishioners, and civil authority.
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On July 1, 2018 Marikay Bartoli, 68, walked her dog, made cinnamon rolls, gardened, helped family and the next day, Monday, July 2, 2018, she passed suddenly at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Her family takes some comfort that she did not suffer. Mari was a hopeful and kind long-time Santa Barbara resident, a talented chef and a devoted animal lover. Her irrepressible spirit did not suffer fools, and like a quintessential first responder she was first on the scene to help any underdog or friend in need. Mari’s fighting spirit withstood many life-threatening health complications, but in the end, it was her giving and tender heart that ultimately gave way. Mari was born to Peter and Harriett (Dickens) Bartoli in LaSalle, IL, the youngest of 4 children. Pete built a custom car crib in the front seat of their Studebaker so baby Marikay could ride comfortably alongside the rest of the family traveling cross-country to La Cañada, CA. There they made a home with gardens and fruit trees that bordered mountainous open space; it’s where Mari fell in love with nature and animals. At home in the wilds of the canyon, Mari dreamed of being Annie Oakley while hunting birds with a BB gun and her cat sidekick, Beaver. Her hunter instinct shifted; she fell in love with pottery and longed for her own dog. After graduating from La Cañada High School, she moved to Aspen to study ceramics. Mari’s time at the Independents Lodge was short but she gained longtime friends and an introduction to her husband of 13 years, Michael Cardi. She found herself, a few dogs later, married with two children in Columbus, Ohio, still making pots. Mari became a young mother in 1971, devoting herself to her two daughters for the remainder of her life. She stayed home with them in their early years, and when they went to school she lead Girl Scout troops, coached softball teams, spent time in the classrooms, and made countless impressions on young people (a 22
notable one was when she brought in a cat cadaver and inflated the lungs to show kids how lungs function). As her girls grew, so did her free spirit. Her passion for animals grew; she went from saving neighborhood birds with broken wings and other injured wildlife to pursuing veterinary medicine, graduating as a veterinary technician. While volunteering at the Columbus Zoo in 1984, she was attacked by a Bengal tiger and suffered significant injuries. With her Herculean strength she pushed through and recovered from this horrific accident. Determined to find work that allowed her to be both full-time single-mother and breadwinner, she turned to her other great talent, cooking. She completed chef school and worked in several successful restaurant kitchens in Columbus and Pasadena. When she had to work a holiday, she made sure her kids joined her at the restaurant for a lovely meal. She was one of the few women on the line in the 80’s and 90’s, and she always held her own, lifting heavy sheet pans full of beef tenderloin and ensuring it was always cooked to perfection. Mari moved to Santa Barbara in 1993. She spent most of her career as a private chef and caterer. Her attention to detail, fighting spirit, infectious laugh, and her ability to balance authenticity with congeniality made being “in the weeds” with her fun. She was always excited to cook for a crowd, and got a twinkle in her eye as she prepared. Anyone lucky enough to have a seat at the Bartoli table, especially if tortellini en brodo was served, experienced the richness of family tradition and a true sense of belonging. She loved water - swimming and boating or just walking the shore, listening. She loved her hot tub and outdoor shower. Travelling also made her feel young and alive - visiting Mexico, Canada, and of course Italy to explore her cultural roots. Mari,Ginny and Mali traveled to Camp Douglas in Ontario, Canada for 14 summers and relished “getting back to the basics” in their rustic but charming Lake Matinenda cabin. She enjoyed fishing as much as preparing the catch and kneading dough as much as baking and sharing fresh bread. She loved her dogs: Beaver, Blue, Heidi, Scout, Mali. She spent her life trying to find the good in everything, helping others, making great meals, laughing and exploring the
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world with her best mates, loving her family and pushing through health obstacles with an enduring smile. Of her life experiences, she most reveled in being a Nonna to her grandkids. She did all of these things in her last week among us. Mari has now joined her father, mother, and older brother, Douglas. Left behind missing her in every way are her loving and loyal partner of 21 years Ginny Brush, her two devoted children, Gabriella and Gioia, her dear sisters Carol and Joani, valued son-in-law Mark, treasured nieces Christy, Francesca, and Vanessa, adoring grandchildren Gianna, Cale, Hannah, Davin and Alexandra, and her beloved Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, Mali and many cherished friends and extended family. Each year, Mari’s treasured friends and departed family members were honored by her on Dia de los Muertos as she lovingly created an elaborate altar to pay tribute and welcome their spirits each Hallows Eve. This year she has now joined this community of beloveds on her elaborate ofrenda. A Celebration of Mari’s Life will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Godric Grove in Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 at 3:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network http:// www.sbwcn.org/donate.html
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What is it about a guy like Tim Shellabarger? Rough around the edges with a heart of gold! He was known as the kind of person who would pull over to help someone with a flat tire, day or night. He gave a bit of himself to everyone he knew – so many stories of surprising generosity. Many homes and restaurants and shops in Santa Barbara and Carpinteria have an ongoing legacy of his innate garden design ability – look for his giant birds of paradise everywhere – at one point he even worked at Lotusland. Madame Gana Walska would have loved him! A native of Santa Barbara, a well-known figure at the beach where he surfed and could be seen dragging up wood burls to carve
into sculptures – award winning ones! His iconic luaus will forever be legendary. Tim's children, Bret & wife, Susie; Kalei & husband, Matt; his grandchildren, Zak & wife, Megan, Keiki & husband, Tyler, Malia and Sammy all know their prayers for him are being answered by their Lord – No more struggle with illness now. To celebrate Tim's spirit, join them for a memorial at Lookout Park, Summerland, on Friday, October 12th at 6:00. Donations in memory of Tim can be made to Carpinteria Arts Center.
Eileen “Marty” Silverman
A long time ago, Eileen “Marty” Silverman moved to New Orleans. This was Marty’s first experience in a southern city, let alone the raucous, musical French Quarter of the 1970s. The day she arrived, she was so captivated by “the scene,” she kicked off her heels and began to dance down the street. Seeing her shoeless, a local man admonished her. “Hey! Don’t be such a turkey!” he yelled, suggesting she put her shoes back on. Instead, Marty laughed and instantly retorted, “I’m no turkey, but I sure can strut!” And she continued to parade down Bourbon Street, shoeless, dancing every step of the way. That was our Marty… Born Eileen Martin in Philadelphia, PA on June 3, 1950, Marty came into this world with grace, intelligence and an unparalleled exuberance for life. She was a warm, sweet, brave, and selfless woman, who was quick to laugh, easy to like, and even easier to love. She wanted to play in, be challenged by, and enjoy this amazing gift called life. Marty felt blessed everyday that she could share this gift with her husband, Joel. Their life, their special love, and their family was the greatest source of happiness and pride for her. You learned from Marty that to be great, was to be good. To be happy, was to be proud of oneself and to know love. Marty was a remarkable person who lived to inspire and help others; a trait that her family benefited from, most of all. She successfully
created a home filled with music, singing, dancing, laughter, and so much love. Marty had an innate beauty based in kindness and managed to exist on a level that most people only dream of. She was always positive, even in the darkest of times. She was playful and smart, goofy and passionate, strong, and unbelievably wise. Marty was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, great aunt, teacher, lawyer, and humanitarian. She was one of the first co-eds to graduate from Villanova University and after doing so in just three years, she moved to New York and began working for a company called Modern Maid. Marty was always a trailblazer and not only did she turn heads as a female factory manager, she also was one of the first women in the country to operate IBM computers at a corporate level. Later she graduated from Southwestern Law School and began working for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office, all while contemporaneously raising three girls. Marty was passionate about “the sisterhood” and always tried to help bolster her female colleagues. She was a voracious reader who loved her book club (and book club friends) very much. She enjoyed being a “Ukulele Lulu,” was a 20 year (plus) member of C.A.L.M., and President of the Assistance League in Santa Barbara. She felt her experience with the Assistance League was among the most rewarding times of her life. She believed they did the work of angels, always signing her emails with the phrase, “Angels fly because they take themselves lightly.” On September 22, 2018, Eileen “Marty” Silverman passed away peacefully at her home in Santa Barbara surrounded by her loving family. She was 68 years old. Marty is survived by her husband Joel, daugh≠ters Jackie, Mika, and Piper (PJ), as well as her grandchildren Asher and Riley. She will be laid to rest in a private service for family and will then immediately depart to fly with the angels. Fly on, Marty. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Assistance League of Santa Barbara. A memorial service will be held at the La Cumbre Country Club on Friday, October 5, from 12-2pm. Address: 4015 Via Laguna, Santa Barbara, CA 93110.
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the day before Yom Kippur, September 18, the world mourned. Word of her passing traveled from Santa Barbara to her “cousins” across the globe — Los Angeles, Israel, Spain, and beyond. Our inboxes at the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute were soon bursting with condolences and stories from patients whose lives had been forever changed by her gifted approach as a physician. During my years following her around, soaking up as much wisdom as possible, she shared many stories. Some of my favorites were her reflections of simplistic pearls about her day-to-day life as a mother to her beloved two children, Kevin and Larisa. As a mother in New York City, she would use the N.Y.C. Museum of Modern Art as a playground. She also talked a lot about how proud she was of her grown children and their successful lives and her extraordinary grandchildren, Larisa’s Caitlyn and Madeline and Kevin’s Luke and Dylan. My other favorite stories were about the challenges of being a mother in medicine with the added challenge of having type 1 diabetes. As both a physician and mother in the 1970s at Cornell, she needed to hide her pregnancies until she delivered. She’d later tuck her infants under the nurses’ station so she could do the rounds on her patients, her brazen tenacity opening doors that were previously closed to women. Lois was “leaning in” well before it was popular to do so. Dr. Lois Jovanovič was an exceptional speaker and teacher with an extraordinary stage presence. Though Lois treasured Santa Barbara’s stunning sunsets, she loved traveling the world teaching how to better manage diabetes. The numerous accolades she received for her art of speaking were well-earned through years of practice and hard work—her poise and grace remnants of her accomplished past of dance, which included an audition at the New York City Ballet. While traveling, Lois adored seeing her many “cousins”— friends and colleagues who are endocrinologists throughout the world—at international diaINSULIN CHALLENGE: Dr. Lois Jovanovič pioneered the protocols that betes meetings, and often seemed to be more make it possible for women with diabetes to deliver healthy babies. at home in their company than she did in her office at Sansum Diabetes Research Institute. Lois was known for being the voice for women Lois received so many awards, appointments, and with diabetes. She taught her patients that they were accolades, and authored more than 500 articles in perfect just as they were, that they were extraordinary, the field of diabetes, but she is best known for her and that they must strive for nothing but the best loving heart. Those who knew her well would attest blood sugars. She taught hundreds of budding physi- that even though her heart was often heavy with life’s cians not only to be the brightest but also to be the challenges, it was filled with her tremendous capacity most compassionate patient-centered doctors they for love. Though our star has fallen, the light that Lois could be. Lois was a bold, audacious trailblazer who brought to this world shines brighter than ever. could be challenging and obstinate, which could be Lois, you had many names from the many people frustrating, but these traits were what allowed her to who loved you—Lois, Dr. Jovanovič, Dr. J., Lea, Little Lois, LoJo, and Diva of Diabetes in Pregnancy, to break down barriers and change the world. Lois was renowned internationally for her extraor- name a few. On behalf of all the people whose lives dinary contributions to medical science, specifically you touched, we are deeply grateful for your love and for pioneering the protocols that make it possible compassion. You are a brilliant star that will continue for women with diabetes to deliver healthy babies. to shine. n
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ver the past five years, one of sions cast upon celebrity winemakers. But unveilthe music world’s most famous ing a winery anonymously wouldn’t make much people has been quietly immers- sense: As wealthy as she is, wineries still need to ing herself and her family into the pay bills, and she hopes to develop Two Wolves fabric of the Santa Ynez Valley. as a profitable concern that her children and even Depending on the season, Alecia Moore can their children can continue. So this coming out usually be found tending to her vineyard, cutting leaves P!nk — a symbol of powerful women who wooden vines during pruning season, pulling don’t give a darn — actually scared of what people leaves to let in more springtime sun and summer will think. breezes, and tasting the grapes as they ripen. “You see her onstage or sit down with her at In the mornings, she drops her daughter dinner, and she’s one of the most confident off at school, hits El Rancho Market people you’ll ever meet, not cocky but or New Frontiers for groceries with confident,” said Chad Melville, a longby her baby boy, and then sometimes time winemaker who’s become good Matt Kettmann rides motorcycles through the oak friends with Moore while helping her trees with her husband. And in the navigate the business.“This is one of those evenings, Moore — the Grammy-winmoments in her life where she’s vulnerable, ning, chart-topping pop star who’s known and that’s a healthy feeling. She’s not sure how from Auckland to Amsterdam simply by her stage it’s all gonna go. I think that’s what makes her work name, P!nk — makes dinner in her kitchen, or hard and makes her be even more dedicated. Faildines out at S.Y. Kitchen, or shoots pool at Santa ure is not an option. It never has been for her.” Ynez Billiards & Café as the owners hold her kids. As Moore and I sit down at a table in a small This is the new life that Moore has built, away room adjacent to her winery, with an array of from the spotlight, safe from the peering eyes of empty glasses and three full bottles in front of us, paparazzi, woven into a tight-knit community. Moore admits that I am the first journalist, really As she prepares to release the first wines from her the first person outside of her inner circle, to try Two Wolves estate next month, Moore is natu- the wines. A cabernet franc, a petit verdot, and a rally conflicted about letting this tranquil, hid- cabernet sauvignon from a block that she handden, rather normal side of her life become public. pruned herself, they are all excellent, showing both “It’s been my secret for five years,” Moore told me depth of fruit and bright acidity, a combination in June, when I spent a couple of hours with her that conscious vintners across the world strive exploring the Two Wolves property and hearing to achieve. Wearing a Michael Jackson Thriller T-shirt; a red-and-black flannel; torn jeans; tall, her stories. “I don’t get to have many secrets.” Moore, who turned 39 on September 8, has lived jangly boots; and a slightly pinkish spray of short her entire adult life in front of the world: Upon blonde hair, she certainly doesn’t look like most releasing her first solo album at age 20, she scored vintners I meet. But my bet is that she’ll do fine. two Billboard Hot 100 top-10 hits and launched “It’s the only other dream I’ve ever had, other a career that won’t quit, full of world tours, a half than music and trying to have a happy family,” dozen more albums, even the Super Bowl national Moore explained. “I’m very excited, and I’m sort anthem.“My dream,” she said,“would have been to of sad,” she said of the Two Wolves debut. “It feels release the wine anonymously.” like I’m ripping the Band-Aid off.” Such a strategy would disconnect this part of continued→ her life from the stage and avoid the cynical asper-
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Before she won three Grammy Awards, scored 15 Billboard Hot 100 top-10 hits (including four No. 1s), amassed more than $110 million in earnings from album sales and world tours, or ever donned the name P!nk, Alecia Beth Moore was born in a working-class Pennsylvania town north of Philadelphia on September 8, 1979. Her parents — dad a rugged Vietnam vet insurance salesman of Catholic upbringing, mom a Jewish nurse — fought a lot and divorced when she was young. That led to early rebellion, evidenced stereotypically by dyeing her hair, getting tattoos and piercings, skateboarding, and skipping school. She dropped out of high school and started frequenting Philadelphia clubs in her early teens. That introduced her to the dark side of nightlife: She was held up at gunpoint, multiple friends died of overdoses, and she too nearly overdosed on drugs at just 15 years old, but then she stopped using altogether. On the bright side, those days also opened her eyes to a life onstage: She sang solo regularly at Philly venues, provided background vocals to hip-hop tracks, and formed bands that caught the interest of talent scouts. One of her groups sent a track to LaFace Records in Atlanta. The song made it into a movie soundtrack, but LaFace’s founder, R&B legend L.A. Reid, encouraged Moore to go solo. She signed a deal in 1999 and adopted the name P!nk. It was a childhood nickname, though origin stories vary widely, from her frequent blushing to that dyed hair to Steve Buscemi’s character in Reservoir Dogs. Her first solo album, Can’t Take Me Home, blew up the charts in 2000, and she was suddenly opening for *NSYNC. Over the next decade, while crafting a unique girl-power, anti-diva, self-empowerment image, Moore released six more albums that were both popularly successful and critically acclaimed. She embarked on world tours and used her soapbox to be a progressive, if at times brash, voice against Republican regimes and skinny-girl pop-culture fads that undermined real-life women. In the meantime, she was becoming a bit of a wine snob.“I used to think of wine as a punishment from my Jewish mother for Hanukkah,” said Moore. But suddenly, she was surrounded by a “boys’ club”— her manager, agent, promoter, and so forth — of male associates who were older and more worldly and had developed fine palates. They shared their wines with her, starting with Penfolds Grange, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and super-Tuscans, all powerful wines that would “kick my ass and make me sleep,” recalled Moore.
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She grew to appreciate lighter wines from Burgundy and Provence, and started taking online courses in the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, or WSET, a program that led her into winemaking courses at UC Davis. She also explored the classic wine regions of the world while on tour, from France to Australia, getting a valuable first-hand education that others can only dream about. At one point, she and her husband, motocross star Carey Hart, pondered buying property near Healdsburg in Sonoma County. But then Moore and Hart fell in love with the Santa Ynez Valley, where he’d raced at Zaca Station and they’d tasted wine for many years. It was also conveniently close to their other home in Venice Beach and to work obligations in Los Angeles. In 2013, they purchased an existing estate east of Highway 154, near the western edge of the Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara appellation. It had already been planted with 18 acres of vineyard, all certified organic, and also featured a modest house that was funky rather than opulent. “It’s tweaker Venice Beach,” said Moore of her instant affection for the home. “It looks like Dr. Seuss threw up.” Since then, Moore, Hart, and her team have been working day and night to enhance the property. They’ve planted seven more acres of vines (including a section called Right Left Vineyard), built a small winery, and purchased an adjacent estate, where they hope to plant ever more vines in the future. “All in all, this is the best that this property has looked since we got here,” said Moore as we drove through the vines, past a motorcycle ramp sitting in the middle of a field. “We’ve put a lot of heart and soul into this place.”
knowledgeable about wine and expressed passion about their projects, but they didn’t give me the impression that they were out in the fields getting muddy or getting sweaty and sticky while doing punch downs in the cellar. (An afternoon of determining a pinot noir blend with Russell at Ampelos Cellars was admittedly intense, however.) Moore is a completely different animal. She’s endured serious sunburns while hand-pruning a block of cabernet sauvignon right outside her home. She made small batches of wine in her garage to get a feel for the process. She’s involved in every vineyard and cellar decision, constantly pestering her teams of experts with questions both basic and thought-provoking. “Out of all our clients, she’s worked in her own vineyard more than anybody,” said Ben Merz of Coastal Vineyard Care, which manages the agricultural aspects of Two Wolves as well as most of the high-end estates in Santa Barbara County.“She wanted to be assigned all the difficult tasks. She immediately connected with the land and with her vines and has a real respect for the craft of farming.”
‘Out of all our clients, she’s worked in her own vineyard more than anybody.’
Celeb Winemakers and Dirty Fingernails
The celebrity winemaker phenomenon is a doubleedged sword for the wine industry. On the positive side, it brings greater attention to wine in a competitive beverage market and often shines light on specific regions, grape varieties, and styles, helping to boost sales and improve reputations on an international scale. On the other hand, it inspires cynical snarls from both inside and outside the industry, provoking claims that the celebrities in question are only attaching their names to the project and aren’t really involved. As a journalist, I’ve dealt with this cynicism first-hand. Over the past few years, I’ve interviewed Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson, Drew Barrymore, and NBA star Dwyane Wade about their wine projects. They were all very
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Though he was already managing the property for the previous owners, Merz was subject to an intense interview when Moore took over, told by her business manager that the new, unnamed owner was,“for lack of a better word, a ball-buster,” said Merz, who laughs at the idea now.“Oh my god, she’s the sweetest person. When I first met Alecia, she immediately calmed my mind. She is the opposite of a diva.” While Moore is hands-on, she is still touring the world and recording songs as P!nk and doesn’t have the time or skill set to be the official day-to-day winemaker. For that, she hired Alison Thomson, whom she met through Melville. Thomson previously worked for Samsara (Melville’s former brand), Palmina, JCR Vineyard, Sine Qua Non, and the Piedmont legend Sergio Germano, and she runs her own label of Italian variety wines called L.A. Lepiane. Despite that résumé, Thomson is still learning from her work with Moore. “She comes at winemaking from a very different perspective,” said Thomson. “It makes me question the norms and question what I have been doing.” Often, Thomson realizes that the accepted way isn’t the only way. “It’s really pushed me in my thinking with winemaking,” she explained. “She’s a very detailed person, so she wants to ask a lot of questions and have a lot of options and understand them. But she’s also very trusting, and that trust has been built up, which means a lot to me and, I think, to her.” Though simply a part of Moore’s natural curiosity, that level of engagement provides a strong buffer to the cynicism that will no doubt ensue. “At first, it’s easy for someone to just write her off as a celebrity winemaker,
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another person who’s just putting her name on a label,” said Melville, who met Moore during an Easter brunch, when she gushed to him that his Samsara pinot noirs were some of her favorites. “But she was conscious of that from the very beginning. She is still conscious of it.” That explains why P!nk’s first release of wine will not include a rosé — although the one she made for private consumption is fantastic — and also why the Two Wolves labels will not feature any indication that she is behind the project. “She wants her wine to speak on its own,” said Melville. “That’s admirable.” Perhaps more so than celebrity winemakers who came before her, Moore’s pop-star pedigree is preparing her for this sort of scrutiny. She’s surrounded by divas whose songs are scripted for them, whose images are carefully fabricated, and whose strategists aim at making the most money in the fastest time without regard for decency. P!nk, meanwhile, not only writes her own songs but also has done so for Celine Dion, Faith Hill, and Cher, and she persists as a symbol of self-powered creative success. That’s something that Melville’s, Merz’s, and Thomson’s daughters—even my own daughter—can look up to for years to come. “It took 10 years for people to realize that I could sing and that I wrote my own songs,” said Moore. “It’s a lifetime of proving the dirt beneath your fingernails.”
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Geologically speaking, Two Wolves’ dirt is quite varied and unique. The original plantings, which date back to 2005, are in soils that are typical of Happy Canyon, where a high clay content is strewn with serpentine rocks. But the new Right Left Vineyard is on redder soils that are slightly acidic.“It’s really a spice rack of soils, along with different topographies,” said Merz. “That’s the kind of thing you want on a vineyard.” Currently, the 25 acres are planted in 10 different grapes: More than 30 percent is cabernet sauvignon, followed by decreasing percentages of grenache, sauvignon blanc, graciano, cabernet franc, syrah, petit verdot, merlot, semillon, and grenache blanc. Much of the fruit is sold right now, to Sanguis, Desperada, and other handcrafted boutique brands, but more and more of it will be consumed by the Two Wolves project as it grows in the years to come. The upcoming release of the cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and petit verdot only amounts to slightly more than 100 cases, and another release next spring — likely including a sauvignon blanc, a Bordeaux red blend, and, yes, a rosé — won’t bump that amount much higher. Thomson expects about nine different wines to hit the market eventually, though nothing is set in stone. What everyone seems to agree on, for now at least, is that the upper production amount won’t exceed 2,000 cases a year. Even at that amount, Two Wolves would remain a very small production, which is the point for Moore. She hopes that her 7-year-old daughter, Willow Sage Hart, and nearly 2-year-old son, Jameson Moon Hart, will embrace the estate as they grow up.“I want it to be fun for them and for me when I’m 65,” she explained. “I don’t want to hand them my previous life. I can’t. I feel like this is something they could grow into.” Even her husband is part of the operation, when he’s not building bikes or participating in charity rides. “Carey is our janitor,” she said. “I’m finding out that 75 percent of this is janitorial.” Toward the end of my visit, Moore explained the reasoning behind the name Two Wolves. It’s based on a Cherokee parable about the two wolves we have battling inside of us, one full of fear, anger, and jealousy, the other full of compassion, love, and hope. “Who wins?” Moore asked rhetorically. “The one you feed.” Whether she goes by P!ink the pop star or Alecia the vine-trimming school mom, Moore is loading up that hopeful wolf with all the nourishment she can find, and she’s already reaping the rewards from her Santa Ynez Valley neighbors. Of her music career, she explained, “It took me a long time to figure out my niche and to develop a village around me of people I could trust.” That’s happened much quicker in wine country. “I have an incredible village, and I’m finding my way,” said Moore. “I love it.” n See twowolveswine.com.
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1321 State Street, 805-962-6909 Art of the Drawing Illustrate – Sketch – Render – Cartoon. Indigo Interior’s October 1st Thursday exhibition is a juried show featuring original drawings by local artists. Our “Call For Entries” art shows often make for quirky and interesting Openings. Show runs October 4 - November 17. Mon-Fri 10-5 Sat 11-5 5 YULIYA LENNON ART STUDIO
1213 H State Street, 805-886-2655 Yuliya Lennon Art Studio and Gallery Visit a working art studio! Yuliya is an artist that had created art for film, fashion design and is now working on a book cover for a local author. Live painting demonstration and music. Enter via La Plazuela walkway opposite the Granada Theater. 6 10 WEST GALLERY
10 West Anapamu Street, 805-770-7711 Fall Forward: Guest artist Taj Vaccarella has select paintings from his “Fierce and Tranquil Deities” series. Guest artist Patrick Hall has Asian inspired ceramic vessels and wall sculptures. They join 10 West artists Rick Doehring, Madeline Garrett, Stuart Ochiltree, Lisa Pedersen, Mary Thompson, Stephen Robeck, Iben Vestergaard. Image: Vaccarella (detail). 7 SULLIVAN GOSS – AN AMERICAN GALLERY
11 East Anapamu Street, 805-730-1460 As part of our ongoing commitment to document Santa Barbara’s historical and contemporary art scene, Sullivan Goss presents The Red-Headed Stepchild: The History of Collage & Assemblage in Santa Barbara: 1955-2018. Also on view: ceramics by James and Linda Haggerty, and vintage prints by Nell Brooker Mayhew. 8 THE BOOK DEN
15 East Anapamu Street, 805-962-3321 Book signing and photography on Dyslexia. Author Cheri Rae signs her new book DyslexiaLand, plus a photo exhibition – 1 in 5: the Faces of Dyslexia in Santa Barbara – with photos by Monie deWit.
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1019 State Street Pop in and see what’s new at our exhibition of artworks created by 23 local artists. Our art gallery features mosaics, sculptures, paintings, photography, and mix media artwork. Join us for the Santa Barbara art experience and a glass of wine! 15 SLINGSHOT GALLERY
136 East De la Guerra Street, 805-966-1601 Join us this 1st Thursday! Many exhibitions will be open for viewing including “Project Fiesta: A History of Old Spanish Days,” “Before The Selfie: The Gledhill Portraits” and the Museum’s permanent exhibition of western art, The Edward Borein Gallery.
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24 El Paseo, 805-897-3366 Join us for 1st Thursday Wine Trivia Night! Test your knowledge of winemaking, varietals, and everything in between. Enjoy $2 off glasses of wine. UCSB alum Robyn Rhodes will feature a curated selection of pieces from her jewelry line. Come meet Robyn, and purchase a new accessory! 18 JAMIE SLONE WINES
23 East De la Guerra Street, 805-560-6555 THE ART OF PAIRING WITH JAMIE SLONE WINES. Visit between 5-8pm; enjoy $10 wines by the glass that are perfectly paired with chocolates from Chocolats du CaliBressan. If you are a serious chocoholic who loves wine, come discover some local and amazing pairings. Bring your taste buds and friends too!
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Marshall’s Patio, 900 State Street, 5:00 – 8:00 pm Singer, keyboardist Lawrence Duff will be performing an eclectic mix of songs and instrumentals: jazz standards, latin, R&B, pop, traditional songs, originals, and more. Accompanied by Ruben Martinez on flute.
ART CRAWL 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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Various Locations, October 2 - 24 220 West Canon Perdido Street, 805-770-3878 Join us 1st Thursday to celebrate a community collaboration bridging visual arts, Join the fun at SlingShot’s opening reception for Dreamscapes featuring music, performance, and YOU! Pianos displayed throughout State Street and the otherworldly characters and vivid imagery by Maria Arroyo. “Frisky Cat Girl” Funk Zone display work by local artists. Enjoy impromptu performances and a 1st beckons you into Maria’s colorful fantasy world and our fall sale of selected framed Thursday concert by the Piano Boys at the corner of State and Anapamu streets! Community members are invited to meet the artists for a tour at 5 pm in front of First art and ceramics. Enjoy a glass of wine and shop the deals! Republic Bank. 16 TE AMO ESTATE & FINE JEWELRY
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434 East Haley Street, Unit C, Entrance on Olive Street, 805-617-3342 Come visit the Keefrider Woodworking Studio! This time of year is always one of our favorites as we start dreaming about the new toys and gifts we’ll be designing and building in the coming months. Custom hardwood jewelry boxes, rocking horses, even handcrafted bespoke furniture…Come get inspired with us!
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811 State Street, Suite G, 805-845-7558 Igor Bijan is a local plein air and still life artist.A native of Ukraine, Igor has resided in Santa Barbara for 18 Years. His style is lively, colorful and impressionistic. Music provided by Jerad Wachtmann and Joaquin Gray of Los Caminos.
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Reading with Dana Gioia Thursday, October 11 • 5:30 – 7 pm • FREE Join Dana Gioia, Poet Laureate of California, with a cohort of Santa Barbara’s own poets laureate, for a celebration of poetry and creativity. One of the last stops on Gioia’s “poetry road trip” covering all 58 counties in California, this informal evening includes an introduction, reading, and questionand-answer period encouraging a public conversation about literature and literacy. Reserve tickets at the Museum Visitor Services desk, or online at tickets.sbma.net.
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1333 State Street, 805-882-2108 Presents paintings of Yosemite and the Los Padres by Chris Potter. Come see two dozen freshly painted pieces done on location in some of California’s beautiful mountains.
653 Paseo Nuevo Terrace, 805-966-5373 Enjoy an evening at Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara with delicious signature cocktails, interactive art activities, tunes by DJ Free Range, and afterhours admission to the exhibition Barry McGee: SB Mid Summer Intensive.
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1129 State Street, 805-884-9642 Join us and Mosaic Locale in the beautiful Armada courtyard for some free outside yoga led by Cara G and live house music by DJ Dan Dubinsky, Visit booths that highlight our corporate partners, learn more about our yoga studio, programs and membership!
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1 West Canon Perdido Perdido Arts Project: New Venue in Historic Howard-Canfield Building (Canon Perdido and State) to Support Downtown Revitalization. Presenting works of regional artists on a rotating basis. Opens with work of visual artist Michael E. Long and performance artist Jennifer McCandless. Nearby Blue Owl restaurant will be open for your patronage.
105 East Anapamu Street, 1st Floor Be sure to catch the final 1st Thursday featuring the Santa Barbara Printmakers Summer Juried Exhibition at Channing Peake Gallery. Art enthusiasts of all ages will be able to view and be inspired by the contemporary world of printmaking through original prints.
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1st Thursday is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. On the first Thursday of each month, participating galleries and cultural art venues are open from 5-8pm offering the public free access to art in a fun and social environment. In addition, State Street comes alive with performances and interactive exhibits.
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than 40 exhibitors and display booths providing flu shots and cholesterol, bloodpressure, and osteoporosis checks. Meet Pet Therapy dogs, get a hands-on CPR demonstration, and buy a $10 (cash) safety helmet as you enjoy refreshments and register to win a grand prize. 10am-12:30pm. Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Hotel, 555 McMurray Rd., Buellton. Free.
“Path Among the Flowers” by Mirella Zunica Olson
and his Latin Jazz Band
“North America’s (if not the world’s) most popular conguero bandleader.” – JazzTimes
10/6: Carnival & Music Festival This family-fun event will feature live music, delicious food, boardwalk games, bouncy houses, face painting, a mini-salon, a climbing wall, a kids workshop, and a raffle. Proceeds will support the Garden Street Academy Scholarship Fund. 2-5pm. Garden Street Music Academy, 2300 Garden St. Free-$12. Call 687-3717.
Artist Reception: Accentuating the Essence Meet interna-
tionally recognized area artist Mirella Zunica Olson and view her collection of shimmering oil paintings inspired by nature and countryside. The exhibit shows through October 31. 1-4pm. Gallery Los Olivos, 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. Free. Call 688-7517. gallerylosolivos.com Congregation, 820 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta. $25-$30. Ages 18+.
onegoodeggshow.brownpapertickets .com 10/5: Cambridge Drive Concert Series Award-winning alt-folk duo
Eliza Gilkyson & Nina Gerber + Eric Brace, Peter Cooper & Thomm Jutz
“Her vocals are a marvel of emotional precision and intelligence. Gilkyson does not disappoint.” – Rambles.net
Ryanhood will perform songs from its newest album, Yearbook. 7:30pm. Cambridge Drive Community Church, 550 Cambridge Dr., Goleta. $15-$18. Call 964-0436.
Celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month and the Extraordinary Educator of the Year recipient with dinner, live music, dancing, a silent auction, horse-drawn carriage rides, face painting, and more, with proceeds going to the Down Syndrome Association of S.B. County. 5-9pm. Carriage and Western Art Museum of S.B., 129 Castillo St. Free-$10.
10/5: Kimmie Dee’s No Indoor Voices The kickoff to this comedy fall
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series will feature Tamer Kattan (Edinburgh Fringe), Byron Bowers (Comedy Store), and Alonzo Bodden (season three winner of Last Comic Standing and host of the weekly podcast Who’s Paying Attention?). 7:30pm. Brasil Arts Café, 1230 State St. $15-$20 (cash only at the door).
open its season with Chaplin, a groundbreaking show based on one of the most iconic and creative artists of the 20th century. 7:30pm. The Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. $24-$104. Call 899-2222. Read more on p. 50. granadasb.org
10/6: Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital 36th Annual Free Health Fair All ages are invited to discover more
help you protect your personal identity and professional identity as well as ways to avoid email marketing and phone scams. 11:30am1:30pm. Rusty’s Pizza Parlor, 4880 Hollister Ave. $10-$15.
10/6: Fall Gourd Workshop Create a colorful fall gourd bow at this workshop. All levels of experience are welcome. 10am4pm. Wildling Museum, 1511-B Mission Dr., Solvang. $55. Call 688-1082.
10/6: 25th Annual Bread & Roses This event is a time for activists, donors, volunteers, elected leaders, and all supporters of progressive social change to gather, celebrate our work together, and raise money for The Fund for S.B.’s grant-making and technical-assistance programs. There will be a gourmet buffetstyle dinner, wine and beer, and live and silent auctions. 3-7pm. QAD Headquarters, 100 Innovation Pl. $75. Call 962-9164.
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23rd Annual Chumash InterTribal Pow-Wow Enjoy a two-day gathering of Native American dance and drum contests, food booths, arts and crafts, and vendors. This is a drugand alcohol-free event. Sat.: 10am10pm; Sun.: 10am-6pm. Live Oak Campground, 4650 Hwy. 154, Santa Ynez. Free. $5/parking; $35/camping for weekend. Call 688-7997.
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10/4-10/5: Carr Winery Barrel Rm. Thu.: Mendeleyev. Fri.: Left Hand Lions. 6-8pm. 414 N. Salsipuedes St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 965-7985.
10/4, 10/6: Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant Thu.: Dannsair. 6:30-8:30pm. Sat.: Awesome Sauce. 9-11:30pm. 18 E. Ortega St. Free. Call 568-0702. darganssb.com
10/4-10/6, 10/10: The Endless Summer Bar-Café Thu.: Kylie Butler. Fri.: John Lyle. Sat.: Blues Bob. Wed.: Dave Vignoe. 113 Harbor Wy. Free. Call 564-1200.
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10/4-10/5: M.Special Brewing Co. Thu.: Delta Dagger, Babehoven, Low Mein. 6-8pm. Fri.: Bamblume. 7-10pm. 6860 Cortona Dr., Bldg. C., Goleta. Free. Call 968-6500. mspecialbrewco.com
10/5-10/6: The Brewhouse Fri.: Sam Kulchin. 8pm. Sat.: Oktoberfest Tuba Band. 3 and 7pm. 229 W. Montecito St. Free. Call 884-4664. 10/5-10/7, 10/9: SOhO Restaurant & Music Club Fri.: The Marías, Austin Sexton, The Red Pears. 9pm. $13-$15. Ages 21+. Sat.: Soul Majestic. 9pm. $11-$14. Ages 21+. Sun.: David Wilcox. 8pm. $16-$20. Tue.: Singer-
Songwriter Night feat. Heather Heiner. 7pm. $8. 1221 State St. Call 962-7776.
10/5, 10/7: Velvet Jones Strung Out, Counterpunch, The Bombpops. 8pm. $20. Ages 21+. Sun.: Arin Ray. 7pm. $13. 423 State St. Call 965-8676. velvet-jones.com 10/5-10/7: Cold Spring Tavern Fri.: Roger Len Smith with Claude Hopper. 6-9pm. Sat.: Paradise Road; 1-4pm. The MacTalley Trip; 5-8pm. Sun.: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan; 1:15-4pm. Paradise Kings; 4:30-7:30pm. 5995 Stagecoach Rd. Free. Call 967-0066. coldspringtavern.com
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10/5-10/7, 10/10: Maverick Saloon Fri.: Molly Ringwald Project. 8:30-11:30pm. Sat.: Tex Pistols. 8pm. Sun.: Chilldawgs. 1-5pm. Free-$5 (after 8pm). Wed.: Tales from the Tavern with Danny O’Keefe. 7pm. $34.16. 3687 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Ages 21+. Call 686-4785.
10/5-10/6: Santa Barbara Cider Co. Fri.: Desert Squalls. 7-9pm. Sat.: Kenny Taylor. 6-8pm. 325 Rutherford St., Ste. D., Goleta. Free. Call 695-2457. sbcider.com
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10/6: Eos Lounge SuperBlow feat. Woolfy vs. Projections, Joey Level, DJ Calvin. 9pm. 500 Anacapa St. Free-$5. Ages 21+. Call 564-2410.
10/6-10/7: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. (Los Olivos) Sat.: Stiff Pickle Orchestra. 3-6pm. Sun.: Sam Kulchin. 2-5pm. 2363 Alamo Pintado Ave., Los Olivos. Free. Call 694-2252 x343. figmtnbrew.com
10/6: The James Joyce Ulysses Jasz. 7:30-10:30pm. 513 State St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 962-4660. sbjamesjoyce.com 10/6: La Cumbre Plaza Montecito Jazz Project. Noon-3pm. 121 S. Hope Ave. Free. Call 687-6458. shoplacumbre.com/events 10/6: Mercury Lounge Van Goat. 9pm. 5871 Hollister Ave., Goleta. $5. Ages 21+. Call 967-0907. tinyurl.com/VanGoat
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9th Annual Asian American Neighborhood Festival This outdoor
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event will celebrate the history and culture of the Asian communities that once thrived in and around the S.B. Presidio with performances, food, and hands-on activities. 11am3pm. El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park, 123 E. Canon Perdido St. Free. Call 965-0093.
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producer, best-selling author, and father of five will be sharing humorous stories about fatherhood as well as his take on life. 7pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $54.50-$79.50. Call 962-7411. sbbowl.com
10/6: Wilderness Youth Project Nature Play Day Come enjoy a day
$30 advance ticket purchase & SBMM Members $40 day-of ticket sales Purchase at sbmm.org or call (805) 456-8747
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of family fun outside with nature-based activities that will teach skills like fiber cordage, fire by friction, and earth paints. 10am-2pm. Oak Park, 300 W. Alamar St. Free. Call 964-8096. wyp.org/events
10/6: Out of the Mud & Ashes Artists will showcase their creativity in theater, dance, music, video, and other forms to help process and understand our new reality after the Thomas Fire and resulting mudflows. Proceeds will help fund next year’s grants. Due to the sensitive nature of the subject matter, this event may not be suitable for all audiences. 7:309:30pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. $15-$40. Call 963-0761. Read more on p. 49. lobero.org
10/6: Wooden Hall Concerts: Hawaiian Slack Key Enjoy a night of
SUNDAY 10/7 10/7: Jonah Goldberg Join Jonah Goldberg, the best-selling author of Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics Is Destroying American Democracy, for a night of provocative critiques of politics and current events. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 7:30pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. $5-$25. artsandlectures.ucsb.edu
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10/7: 805 Sings! Community Sing Along Bring your voice, friends, family,
neighbors, and 805 spirit for a night of community. 5-7pm. Montecito Union School, 385 San Ysidro Rd. Free.
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FISHERMAN’S MARKET Science Pub: Trade, Borrow, Steal: How Life Exceeds Its Metabolic Potential Join the conversation with Dr. Holly
Moeller, assistant professor of ecology, evolution, and marine biology at UCSB, on how organisms from microbes to humans to trees extend their metabolisms and transform their ecological roles and evolutionary paths. 6:30-8pm. Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega St. Free.
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
10/8: Keith Urban, Lindsay Ell New Zealand–born country music singer and accomplished guitar player Keith Urban will jam through all his hits, including songs from 2018’s Graffiti U. Canadian country music singer/songwriter/guitarist Lindsay Ell will open the show. 7pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $64.50-$144.50. Call 962-7411.
TUESDAY 10/9 10/9: An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash Enjoy this night of songs and stories
Preet Bharara: Ethics and the
Law Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, who has prosecuted such high-profile cases as Bernie Madoff and JPMorgan Chase, will address some of today’s most pressing topics in the corporate, legal, and educational worlds. 7:30pm. Campbell Hall, UCSB. $10-$40. Call 893-3535. artsandlectures.ucsb.edu
10/7: Parry Gripp An author, an Emmy Award–winning singer/songwriter, and the lead singer of the band Nerf Herder, Parry Gripp will perform songs from his new book, Somebunny Loves Me, about the magical world of furry friendships and being kind to all animals. 2pm. Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St. Free. Call 682-6787. chaucersbooks.com
10/8-10/10: Internet’s Down Artist and performer Maiza Hixson’s solo conceptual exhibit will feature performance, painting, installation, and video arts. The exhibit is on view through October 13. Glass Box Gallery, Bldg. 534, UCSB. Free. Email maizahixson@ gmail.com. tinyurl.com/InternetsDown
10/9: Sting and Shaggy These iconic artists will combine their bands to play songs from their recently released, islandflavored collaborative album, 44/876, as well as on each other’s greatest hits, such as “Every Breath You Take,”“It Wasn’t Me,” and more! 7pm. S.B. Bowl, 1122 N. Milpas St. $65.50-$185.50. Call 962-7411.
WEDNESDAY 10/10 10/10: SBCC Music with Michael McDonald Don’t miss your chance to hear Michael McDonald performing with SBCC music students and faculty, as well as an alumni performance. SBCC’s Lunch Break Jazz Band will perform, and the SBCC New World Jazz Ensemble will accompany McDonald in a tribute to Steely Dan’s classic album Aja and other songs from his career. Proceeds will benefit the SBCC Music Department. 7pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. GA: $25-$60; VIP: $150. Call 963-0761. lobero.org
Aida Cuevas with Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán: A Tribute to Juan Gabriel The “Queen of Ranch-
era Music,” Aida Cuevas, out with her new album Totalmente Juan Gabriel, will pay tribute to the late prince of pop and champion of traditional music Juan Gabriel. Cuevas is the only artist authorized to record and tour the music of her friend and mentor. 8pm. The Granada Theatre, 1214 State St. $16-$59. Call 893-3535.
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from accomplished singer/songwriter Graham Nash that will range from his work with the Hollies in the ’60s through Crosby, Stills & Nash and to his 2016 solo album, This Path Tonight. 8pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. GA: $55-$65; VIP: $130. Call 963-0761. lobero.org
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Live Entertainment and Raffle for Great Prizes including Round Trip Airfare for 2 on Contour Airlines! Free Admission & Parking SBCC Lower Parking Lot Call 805-680-8039 for vendor info
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Friday, October 19, 2018 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort formerly the Fess Parker DoubleTree Resort
Tickets available at 805.898.9386 The Santa Barbara Symphony invites the community to join us as we take you back to the era of “Supper Clubs” at our 65th Anniversary Ball. Hosted by Broadway star Lisa Vroman, celebrate the start of this historic season with an evening filled with music, dinner and dancing! HONORARY CHAIRS ANNE SMITH TOWBES AND JANET GARUFIS
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Nir Kabaretti, conductor Jeffrey Biegel, piano Ernst Dohnányi, American Rhapsody George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique
The 65th Anniversary Season begins with a program every bit equal to the occasion, beginning with the folk- and gospel-infused American Rhapsody. Chart-topping recording artist Jeffrey Biegel, next takes to the piano for George Gershwin’s wonderfully intoxicating Rhapsody in Blue, and opening weekend concludes with Berlioz’ epic Symphonie Fantastique.
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Richard & Marilyn Mazess
Patricia Gregory for the Baker Foundation
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10/4-10/10: Lane Farms Pumpkin Patch Come for the hayrides, farm animals, corn maze, farm equipment, and pumpkins! Visit the website for corn maze hours. 9am-9pm. Lane Farms, 308 S. Walnut Ln. Free. Call 964-3773. lanefarmssb.com/pumpkin-patch
10/4-10/10: Big Wave Dave’s Pumpkin Patch Enjoy harvest-themed games and then stroll the big tent to find the perfect pumpkin, from mini to giant. 10am-9pm. La Cumbre Plaza, 3865 State St. Free. Call 218-0282. bigwavedaveschristmastrees.com 10/4-10/10: The Solvang Farmer Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin pickers of all ages will have fun finding their way through the corn maze and picking the perfect pumpkin. 10am-6pm. Alamo Pintado Rd., Solvang. Free. Call 331-1918.
10/6-10/7: Rancho San Julian Pumpkin Patch There are more than 15 varieties of gorgeous pumpkins and winter squash that were grown just for you to pick from at this authentic pumpkin patch! Open weekends through October 28. 11am-6pm. Rancho San Julian, 6000 San Julian Rd., Lompoc. Free. Email email@example.com.
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10/10: The Game’s Afoot It is December 1936, and the Broadway star of Sherlock Holmes, William Gillette, has invited his fellow cast members to his Connecticut castle for the weekend. Then one of the guests is stabbed to death. Danger and hilarity ensue in this nonstop, glittering whodunit. The show previews on October 10-11 and runs through October 27. 7:30pm. Garvin Theatre, SBCC, 801 Cliff Dr. $10-$18. Call 965-5935. Read more on p. 49. theatregroupsbcc.com
10/10: Mat Kearney, Atlas Genius Beat-driven singer/songwriter/guitar player Mat Kearney is touring in support of his fifth studio album, Crazytalk. Australian indie-alt band Atlas Genius will open the show. Funds raised go toward maintaining the theater. 7:30-9:50pm. Solvang Festival Theater, 420 2nd St., Solvang. GA: $45; Golden Circle: $105. Ages 5+. Call 686-1789.
10/10: Cup of Culture: More Than a Word This 2017 documentary analyzes the Washington, D.C., football team and their use of the derogatory term “R*dskins” and the history of Native American cultural appropriation. 6pm. MultiCultural Ctr. Theater, UCSB. Free. Not rated. Call 893-8411.
By combining tribal dances and indigenous instruments with elements of jazz, rock, and theater, Fendika is revitalizing the musical art form of Azmari and other Ethiopian traditions. This band will make you dance the night away. Co-sponsored by the Pan-African Student Union. $5 FOR UCSB STUDENTS AND YOUTH UNDER 12; $15 FOR GENERAL ADMISSION. http://goo.gl/HzAVDp
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SMART THINKING: Erica Brown (center) has adopted a business model that could help save State Street.
Dylan Star Glows
hared space is the future,” said Erica Brown, the third-generation Santa Barbaran behind the new clothing boutique Dylan Star. The store, on State and Islay streets, shares a newly converted space with Salon U, where Brown has worked as a hairdresser for eight years. “It’s expensive [to rent] on State Street, and to share the cost with somebody is fantastic,” she said. “It’s exciting for both people,” she said of being able to bounce ideas off Salon U’s longtime owner, Michael Romo. They hope the two businesses will encourage visits from similar clientele and allow for crossover marketing. Envisioning a one-stop fashion shop, Brown curates Dylan Star (dylanstar.com) with an entire outfit in mind and offers consultations for those wanting advice. “I love dressing people,” she said. “There is something about an outfit that can make you feel so much better.”
GREENHORN: Journalist in training Nikita Gruzdev asks the tough questions.
Dylan Star’s general merchandise covers colorful clothing lines personally sourced by Brown from Los Angeles and New York, including sandals and jewelry from Africa, hats from Australia, jewelry from Sonoma Valley, and leather belts from Canada. Brown said her goal was to bring a clothing boutique to Santa Barbara that she and her friends could afford without sacrificing quality and style. “We all work hard for our money,” said Brown. “Shopping should be special.” Brown’s work schedule is indeed hectic and includes several other current jobs in fashion merchandising, hairstyling, and photography, but she took the leap toward making her dream store a reality after the effects of last year’s twin tragedies. “After a tough year for everybody, I decided, what the heck; why not?” —Carolina Starin
Ventura Park Camping Now Reservation Only S tarting November 1, camping at Faria and Hobson parks and the Rincon parkway in Ventura County will be on a reservation basis only, eliminating the previous first-come, first-served system. The overnight locations, with the Pacific Ocean on one side and Highway 101 and Union Pacific tracks to the other, are highly popular with Santa Barbarans as well as many who arrive only to find all the sites taken or being held by other campers. Ventura stated the new policy will eliminate calls to the sheriff to resolve fights over spots, allow better service by park rangers, and prevent idling motor homes waiting for a spot. Reservations opened September 24 and can be made from 12 months to 48 hours in advance at ventura parks.org for a $3 fee, or by phone at 654-3951 for a $10 fee. If the site is not full, said Ron Van Dyck with Ventura Parks, same-day reservations and mobile payments are possible. —Jean Yamamura
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sunami storm survival, elite animal rescues, and high-speed helicopter exchanges are just a few of the many salty tasks left to the Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol. Optimist sailor and local 2nd grader Nikita Gruzdev, who is also my son, recently floated over to Harbor Patrol headquarters awash with questions for officers Jessica Gray and Ryan Kelly. Do you often save people if a boat sinks? We wear a lot of hats, but public safety is one of our main jobs. We have three boats that serve as floating fire engines and rescue boats. But we are also EMTs and have medical bags. We respond to medical calls in the harbor area and out in the water. And then we serve as law enforcement officers. There are people that live on their boats in the harbor full-time, so it’s kind of like a little city within a city. You’re too young to know what Mayberry is, but we’re kind of the county sheriff of the harbor. Have you ever been in a tsunami? Yeah, we have! A few years back there was a big tsunami in Japan, and it made it all the way here. Luckily, we had enough of a warning to tell people to get their boats out of the harbor, but we had water flowing in really fast and boats crashing into each other. It was chaos that day! Are you the guys flying the helicopters up the beach? No, that’s the Coast Guard, but they’ll sometimes do airlifts off our boats. They’ll hover right over our boats, and we’ll match speeds. You can just about touch the helicopter; it’s so close. Do you ever have to rescue animals? All kinds! I once rescued a horse swimming two miles off Summerland. A group was doing a photoshoot on the beach, and one of the horses got spooked and ran into the water. When we found him, he was extremely tired, so we fashioned a harness around its saddle and towed it an hour back to shore. That’s one thing about this job: You never know what is going to happen one day to the next. Do you have any dog or cat officers? You mean canines that work with us?
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ou wake up in the middle of the night to pounding rain and realize you’re alone in bed. Your husband never came home — and now he’s not answering his phone. Panicked, you jump in your car and plow into the storm, scouring the slippery streets for his car. What if you don’t find him? you wonder. What if he’s …? This scenario, or one like it, happened to Class of 2004 Dos Pueblos High School grad Kit Steinkellner a few years back. But it had an exceptionally happy ending: Not only was her spouse okay, but Kit turned the idea into a new web TV series called Sorry for Your Loss. Premiering on Facebook Watch in September and with the season’s final episodes dropping Tuesday, October 9, the show stars Elizabeth Olsen as a young woman struggling to recover from the sudden death of her husband. It has a 94 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the first episode had 2.8 million views in the first week — and it was all inspired by that one horrific night of worry. “I felt vulnerable and unsafe in that moment and really started thinking about what I would have to do to survive this impossible thing,” Kit told me in a recent interview. She has won heaps of awards as a playwright, and something about this scenario ignited her imagination. “I started thinking about this character and the people in her life, and it started to really take shape in a way that was so exciting to me. Some ideas email: firstname.lastname@example.org and scripts have a little bit of extra pixie dust on them. I can’t quite explain why.” Kit describes the series as a love letter to her husband — and her family. Case in point: The first episode features a flashback of the main character celebrating winter solstice on the beach with her family, writing their regrets on scraps of paper, burning them in the sand, and tossing the ashes into the surf. It’s a real-life ritual the Steinkellner family practices every year at New Year’s — on Butterfly Beach. Kit’s parents are the multiple-Emmy-winning writers of TV’s Cheers, so TV production is in her blood — but Kit herself had only written for one series, Amazon’s Z: The Beginning of Everything, when she made what she calls “this crazy leap” to being a creator, writer, and executive producer on a show with a straightto-series offer. “It’s really jumping from 10 to 100,” says Kit, who learned how to trust her gut over the course of the season. “The metaphor is not knowing how to swim, and maybe you’re doggy-paddling and flailing at first, but the more you do it, the more graceful your strokes become.” Though she didn’t bring experience to her role as showrunner (think Shonda Rhimes), Kit did bring some valuable qualities to the job — which she says often feels like being a camp counselor, therapist, and mom. “I’m pretty calm under pressure. I’m nimble and I can pivot. I’m congenial,” she said. “If you’re a rigid personality or handle stress badly, this can be an incredibly challenging job.” One challenge on a show about grief, of course, is keeping the story, dialogue, and tone authentic and raw, without ever dipping into being maudlin or sappy. “I’ve said in the writers’ room that often the hardest we laugh in life is at funerals and in hospital waiting rooms,” she said. “Humor and pain go hand in hand. For me, real life is funny and romantic and weird and devastating. So [our rule] was making sure we were touching all those facets.” Kit and her team have produced 10 episodes of Sorry for Your Loss, and if they’re lucky, it will get picked up for a second season. But as the series teaches us, the future is impossible to predict. “For now, I think I’ve made a great season of television,” Kit says. “Life is a mystery.” The final episodes of Sorry for Your Loss stream on Facebook on October 9.
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MULTIGEN SOMM STARS: Somm 3 concerns both a younger generation of sommeliers (including, above from left, Pascaline Lepeltier, Sabato Sagaria, and Dustin Wilson) and long-established tastemakers such as (upper right photo, from left) Jancis Robinson, Fred Dame, and Stephen Spurrier.
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I spoke to Wise a few weeks ago, the morning after on the wine-loving public to pinot noir and the I screened the film. Santa Ynez Valley, the 2012 documentary Somm tuned in an entire generation to the intense Why did you make a third Somm film? After the second world of sommeliers, those information-soaked one, I really did not want to make a third. I didn’t experts who lord over restaurant wine lists and fill want to make any more wine films. But at the same your glass with the best beverage for your dish. time, the Judgment of Paris has really loomed over The film, which follows four young men as they me. I really liked Bottle Shock [the 2008 feature film prepare to take the notoriously difficult Master Som- based on the tasting], but it is one of the most historimelier exam, triggered a tidal wave of interest cally inaccurate movies. Michael Bay’s Pearl in the profession, dramatically increasHarbor is more accurate than that. ing the numbers of would-be somms And I really wanted to work with Jancis [Robinson, renowned wine enrolling in classes and braving the myriad tests offered by various author/critic] and Stephen [SpurA Q&A WITH DOCUMENTARIAN rier, the retailer who hosted the wine accreditation programs. Today, there’s a preponderance original Judgment]. Someone of sommeliers, and the restauconnected me to them, and they rant floor is only one of their both said yes. They’d seen both WHOSE THIRD WINE FILM COMES films, which I couldn’t believe. stages. Many now own retail TO SOLVANG OCTOBER 13 My executive producer really shops, work as brand ambassawanted me to make another Somm dors, or run direct-to-consumer BY MATT KETTMANN digital wine clubs — indeed, those are film. I was like, “No way.” The egos the jobs of the four original Somm stars. involved — they’re wonderful people, In 2015, director Jason Wise produced a but there is a lot to manage. Everyone wants second film, Somm: Into the Bottle, which is about the to be on camera all the time. regions, stories, and wines that inspired such passion in the somms. It was enjoyed by wine geeks but car- How do you draw non-wine people into your films? I have a ried none of the drama that brought wider attention personal opinion about wine that it’s pretty boring. It can be very boring in a long form. That’s why this film to the first film. And now there is Somm 3, which marks a return moves the way it does. I didn’t want it to stop. I think to form for Wise, who is able to tease a bit of drama a good documentary is one where you see stuff that back into the somm scene. He does so by re-creating, you would never be able to see otherwise. If you’re in a somewhat roundabout way, the Judgment of in the wine business, you see people be nervous. Paris, the game-changing 1976 tasting in which Napa For the general public to watch that tasting in New Valley cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay prevailed York, people’s jaws are on the floor. They think, “So over legendary French châteaux. Through two blind this is how the sausage is made.” That’s really special tastings — a controversial process that is very much for me. I really do think with the proper marketing explored in the film as well — of younger somms and and proper word of mouth, the film has enormous then a trio of influential elders, a half dozen wines potential to be seen by a wide audience. from around the globe are vetted. It’s a good ride, with enough personality and Do you expect to get any flak from the wine world for the punch to entertain those with only a passing interest film? The number-one thing we’re going to get a lot in wine and yet with deeper insight for the savvier of crap for is which wines Dustin [Wilson, star of crew. The golden nugget, at least for those of us here the first Somm and now a retail shop owner in New in Santa Barbara, is that a certain Central Coast wine York] chose to have at that tasting. There was a brildoes rather well. liant mosaic of wines. But people are gonna ask, Why
didn’t you put DRC [Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, considered the best wine in the world]? There’s a big reason: DRC is $2,700 a bottle. What do you see as a takeaway message? It goes on to
show how hard the job is and how much harder it is when wine keeps getting better. All of the sudden, you’re grading on a curve that’s not the same curve anymore. Everyone hates on [wine critic Robert] Parker, but I wanted to show that if Parker didn’t exist, I don’t think the rest of the wine world would have stepped up their game.
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going to be about, How the hell did we get where we are today — why is wine where it is? from a number of standpoints. But that’s not the story anymore. It turned into a combination of passing the torch from the older generation to the younger generation, how they taste wine differently, and how they look at wine differently. Tell me about Delicacy, your next film. I keep seeing updates on Instagram. It’s a very long-gestating project shot on
film about sea-urchin divers in Santa Barbara and the culture of fishermen. It is a nature documentary about people. It’s much funnier than that would sound, and much more emotional too. At the center, you have this virtually brainless echinoderm that can live to be 150 years old, and people eat its sex organs and it has no idea this is going on. It’s a very strange look at what humans value. If you look at the concept of delicacy, you don’t eat this to be satiated. It’s not a hamburger. It’s one of those things that either represents status or curiosity. You are eating it for reasons other than you need food. The urchin is most interesting because it is one of the most far-out things that West Coast hipsters will put in their mouth. Somm 3 screens as part of the Santa Barbara Vintners’ Celebration of Harvest Weekend at Solvang’s Festival 4·1·1 Theater (420 2nd St., Solvang) on Saturday, October 13, 8 p.m. It
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Opens in Solvang 1992 Old Mission Drive in Solvang. The restaurant is co-owned by Maria Rickard Arroyo, a fifth-generation Santa Barbaran, and chef Jose “Tony” Arroyo, who came to the United States in 1984 at the age of 13 from his hometown of La Piedad, Michoacán, Mexico. Tony’s determination matched his passion for food, and in 1999 his dream of opening his first location became a reality. Family is the cornerstone of Tony’s philosophy in life and business. All his recipes are inspired from the home cooking of his mother, “Mamá Toña,” and he says his biggest achievement is being a father to Diego, the future leader of Los Arroyos. Los Arroyos serves fresh, homemade Mexican food using Tony’s original recipes, including a variety of dishes from traditional fare such as sopes, tamales, and pozole to modern cuisine such as the Mama’s Salad with grilled vegetables, the ceviche with fresh fish, and the garden burrito. The new Solvang location is open daily, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Call 693-2994 or visit losarroyos solvang.com. MEZZA THYME OPENS: Mezza Thyme bar and eat-
ery has opened at 20 East Cota Street, the former home of Nectar and Blue Agave. “Mezza Thyme brings Levant ingredients, flavors, and cooking methods to downtown Santa Barbara,” says its website, mezzathyme.com. “Handcrafted cocktails are made with herbs, citrus, fresh juices, and quality spirits. Mezza is quite common in the Near East region and translates into small dishes served with alcoholic beverages. Our goal is to share the wonderful memories over the Levant region. Unique dishes and flavors inspired from former travels, youthful memories and tradition.” DUE LUNE OPENS ON THE WATERFRONT: File this story
under “better late than never.” After much anticipation, Due Lune Ristorante and Bar opened August 1 at 1 State Street (across from Stearns Wharf), in the former home of Eladio’s. The Italian restaurant builds on the success of its sister restaurant, Tre Lune in Montecito. It is the latest establishment
brought to you by the Montesano Group, which also includes Lucky’s Steakhouse, Joe’s Café, and D’Angelo Bakery. Due Lune is open daily, 11:30 a.m.10 p.m. Happy hour is 3-5 p.m. Call 770-3112 or visit duelunecucina.com. CRUSH OPENS: Reader Jioathan and others tell me
that Crush Tasting Room & Kitchen has opened at 432 East Haley Street. Co-owner Michael Amador tells me that Crush started as an idea he had many years ago. “As a restaurant wine buyer for 20-plus years, I was in the fortunate situation to discover a lot of great wines, some of them from very small producers that few had heard of,” said Amador. “Oftentimes these small, artisan wineries had no distributors and no tasting rooms of their own. I thought I should open a tasting room to showcase these great wines. As I looked around from Montecito to Summerland to Goleta and of course the Funk Zone, this little spot on Haley attracted me. With The Mill anchoring the block, I felt like this could be the new hot-spot area. We built out a new kitchen so we would have some light bites (lobster sliders, grilled pulled pork and goat cheese, gorgonzola/fig/bacon flatbread, and more) while people were tasting.” Amador says Crush is pouring 20 wines (19 Central Coast and one Napa) through a wine-dispensing system that keeps them fresh and allows patrons to have a taste, a half glass, or a full glass. He also brought in beer, cider, and kombucha on tap, including Draughtsmen, Captain Fatty’s, Rincon, and others. Crush is open daily, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (9pm Thu.-Sat.), with $1 oysters on Monday nights. Call 690-4590 or visit crushsb.com.
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rom destruction comes renewal, and from devastation, inspi- Shadow. A dance piece filmed in the burn scar, the work pairs “the ration. With the communally collaborative Out of the Mud juxtaposition of a stark, denuded, poetic landscape with the inevi& Ashes, which takes place Saturday, October 6, at the Lobero tability of new growth,” said Bisio. “For me, our film is a salve to the Theatre, more than a dozen artists and performers from the wound of loss, with the shadow of darkness turning and changing Santa Barbara and Ventura regions will reflect on the Thomas Fire through the rhythms of dance. … Being on the land itself when we and mudslides through cathartic works of dance, poetry, visual art, were filming felt like a prayer.” and more. Choreographer Marco Pinter’s abstract piece, “Gravity,” has danc“These pieces all could be transformational,” said artistic director ers willfully strain themselves with heavy weights in the sleeves of John Lengsfelder of the “very powerful mix” of performers, photog- their arms and legs, variously passing the load and providing support raphers, videographers, and storytellers slated for the event. “I want to one another. Pinter described the piece as “an abstract story … of a to take people on a journey about the mud and ashes, about what’s community uncovering a transformation from burden into growth happened to our psyche — if the majority of people come out feel- and strength. And, as it turns out, heralding a journey to uncover that ing just a little bit better, we’ve been successful. I want people to feel the burden can transform into an unexpected power.” a sense of healing, or that they can connect with the experience in a The choice of Lobero as venue was deliberate, said Lengsfelder, different way. I think we need it.” with its facades having faced the 1925 earthquake. “People’s lives were The first showcase of its kind, the evening bloomed from the 2018 lost, there was tragic disruption, the city was on the brink, and yet out New Mythos Artist Grants of Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Opus of that, so much of what we appreciate of Santa Barbara was built,” Archives. Inspired by the archives’ vast Joseph Campbell collection, he said. “We’re all about change here — a lot of S.B. suppresses the the research-based grants for depth psychology and mythological present, but obviously we have evolved, and we need to appreciate studies took on a new purpose following the traumatic disasters that even this past was a remake.” Lengsfelder said audiences should expect the unexpected from of this past winter. The creators of Mud and Ashes, according to the very diverse roster and be prepared for an evening that will Lengsfelder, confront our locality’s tragedies on a more global scale. “Campbell had said that when there’s a new myth, it’s going to be confront some of our community’s deepest, most difficult feelings, about the planet, not a particular culture. It with a refusal to sugarcoat. “It’s all about the descent into the shadow, and coming back feels like what we’re experiencing is planOut of the Mud & Ashes takes out,” he said. “It’s shattering; it’s raw; it’s the etary,” he said. place Saturday, October 6, at the One piece of note is a collaboration by earth; it’s dark; it’s perilous—and yet we have Lobero Theatre (33 E. Canon Perdido St.). Call dancer/choreographer Robin Bisio and to see our way out. That is what we are trying 963-0761 or see lobero.org. filmmaker Ethan Turpin titled Turning to do.” —Richie DeMaria
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SBCC’S THE GAME’S AFOOT When Ken Ludwig’s play The Game’s Afoot premiered in 2011, critics hailed it as “an inspired whodunit … a snappy, clever drawing-room mystery,”“a fantastically fun night out at the theater,” and “a wild and funny ride.” Since then, the Edgar Allan Poe Award winner for best play of 2012 has been performed on stages throughout the country. This October, Santa Barbarans can see the acclaimed farce courtesy of the SBCC theater Theatre Arts Department. Inspired by William Gillette (1853-1937) — a real-life actor who played Sherlock Holmes onstage more than 1,000 times over 30 years and helped create the popular image of the deerstalker-cap-wearing, curved-pipesmoking detective—the play takes audiences to Gillette’s
Connecticut castle in December 1936. The Broadway star has invited his castmates to his home for the weekend; it’s a lovely time for all until one of the guests turns up dead. It’s up to Gillette to assume his Holmes stage persona and solve the mystery, which offers up ribald humor and gaspproducing twists. Directed by Katie Laris, the play stars Madison Duree, Brian Harwell, Leslie Gangl Howe, Sean Jackson, Nancy Nufer, Benjamin Offringa, Jenna Scanlon, and Leslie Ann Story. Performances are Friday, October 12-Saturday, October 27, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, at SBCC’s Garvin Theatre (900 block of Cliff Dr.). Call 965-5935 or see theatregroupsbcc.com. —Michelle Drown
WHO DID IT? The cast of The Game’s Afoot. front, from left: Madison Duree, Benjamin Offringa, and Nancy Nufer; standing: Brian Harwell and Sean Jackson
Centuries from now, it will make a great trick question on someone’s PhD oral examination in English literature: What is the greatest farce by a 21st-century American playwright? The correct answer? David Ives’s The School for Lies, a loose “translaptation” (the playwright’s word) of Molière’s 17th-century masterpiece The Misanthrope. Like Alexander Pope with Homer’s Iliad before him, Ives takes hold of a certified classic from another language, and, through the sheer exuberance of his facility with iambic pentameter rhyming couplets, he reshapes it into something entirely his own. When The School for Lies opens Ensemble Theatre Company’s (ETC) season at the New Vic this weekend, it will offer two plays in one: an authentic representation of Moliere’s strikingly modern 17th-century worldview and a hilarious satire on the crazy cultural moment we live in right now. For Jonathan Fox, artistic director of ETC and the director of this production, the show’s themes are both newly relevant and perennial.“When you see Rudy Giuliani on television saying that truth isn’t truth,” according to Fox, then you know “why a play called The School for Lies matters today.” On the other hand, “it could be human nature in all eras for society to create the sense that to get ahead in life you have to lie.” Frank (Adam Mondschein) has just returned from a stay in England, and his newly acquired habit of telling the truth about everyone and everything quickly renders him a target for both love and envy. It’s only when he falls for Celimene (Jill Van Velzer) that his haughty façade begins to slip. Mondschein sees this as a function of the way that “love makes idiots of us all,”and as part of a larger pattern in which Celimene and Frank “share the wheel” in driving the play’s frenetic plot to its fantastically absurd yet strangely compelling conclusion. “At the end of the day, I want our audiences to laugh,”said Fox, and, given this cast and Ives’s dazzling script, that’s a certainty. The School for Lies plays through Sunday, October 21, at Ensemble Theatre Company’s New Vic (33 W. Victoria St.). See etcsb.org or call 965-5400. —Charles Donelan
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tate Street Ballet will open its season laries of such great dance innovators as José at the Granada on Saturday, October 6, Limón. The third partner, Kevin Jenkins, with one of the boldest programming is a prolific young dancer/choreographer decisions in the company’s history. Invigo- whose work has been seen here twice in rated by the recent elevation of longtime SSB’s Modern Masters program. He was the collaborator William Soleau to the title of one who came up with the idea of making co–artistic director and inspired by the suc- a ballet about Charlie Chaplin, and he also cess of a string of substantial commissions found Ahna Lipchik, the young dancer and over the last several seasons, founder and new company member who will, along with executive director Rodney Gustafson has said 2017 arrival James Folsom, deliver the show’s “yes” to Chaplin, an original, evening-length primary portrayals of Chaplin. story ballet. What’s more, he’s given the job of Rather than adapting scenes from Chapchoreographing the piece to three different lin’s films for the stage, the group has chosen people. to explore his life as well as his art and to Before you start thinking there’s been embed this particular vision of his achievesome sort of mix-up, understand that the ment in scenes that reflect the broader issuing of multiple invitations was entirely historical context, whether that means the intentional. Each of the surrealism of Magritte choreographers—Kevin or the tragedy of the Jenkins, William Soleau, world wars. The audiand Edgar Zendejas ence will see Chaplin — has an existing relabehind the camera as tionship with the State well as in front of it and Street Ballet (SSB); for witness the infectious by Charles Donelan Chaplin, they are workdisplays of empathy ing together as a team. that turned his signaCollaboration among choreographers is rela- ture character from a slapstick provocateur tively rare, and three choreographers working into the first truly universal protagonist in the on a single project is virtually unheard of. Yet history of film. when I witnessed the enthusiasm with which Even without the challenge of replicating this group described their creative process, it the painstaking sight gags that suffuse Chapwas easy to see why SSB has embraced this lin’s movies, it was difficult to get the Little unusual opportunity. Tramp’s instantly recognizable repertoire of For Soleau, the coordinating role comes shrugs and wriggles just right. Addressing naturally. A veteran choreographer with this issue, Jenkins said that the dancers have more than 100 ballets produced in his career, been asked to accept an extraordinary level Soleau knows intuitively what will work and of micromanagement when it comes to the what won’t, and how to ask a lot of the danc- moves and gestures required of someone who ers without crossing over into the dangerous is being Chaplinesque. “I went home after the territory of too much. It’s his organizational first day of rehearsals and said, This doesn’t skill that keeps the complex process of col- look right — it needs to be weirder,” said Jenlaboration on track. Strips of paper describing kins. “So I came back the next day and added different dances line the big mirror in the more, and finally, on day three, I just said to studio conference room, written in Soleau’s the dancers, ‘Okay, this needs to be insanely hand and sequenced according to his sense complex,’ and that’s when it worked.” To see of the show’s big picture. the extraordinary results of this spirited colBy contrast, Zendejas brings an edgy, laboration, get to the Granada on Saturday, modern athleticism to the mix that stems October 6, as that will be the only perforfrom his mastery of the movement vocabu- mance of this exceptional work this season.
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State Street Ballet’s Chaplin takes place Saturday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m., at The Granada Theatre (1214 State St.). See granadasb.org or call 899-2222.
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ONE FOR ALL: Nectar lets community members take turns offering personal insight on the human condition. “We believe that everyone is an artist,” said founder Cybil Gilbertson (pictured with Tracy Kofford), “and that art is for everyone.”
TRADING MYSTIQUE FOR INSIGHT CHRISTINA SANCHEZ DANCE W AND NECTAR EXPLORE ith their chandeliers will also be treated to a polished and their velQ&A session and wine vet curtains steamed, reception post-rehearsal Santa Barbara theaters have with the company. “There’s kicked off a dazzling new a stigma that ballet is Swan season packed with an Lake and The Nutcracker,” impressively diverse roster said Sanchez. “Complexby Ninette Paloma of international headliners, ions reflects another side community showcases, and of neoclassical ballet, coman onslaught of formidable talent. Equally exciting bining Bach with Bowie in a way that will be incredible among the high profile and homegrown is the increas- to witness.” CSD’s aim is to encourage an egalitarian ing popularity of what can best be described as hybrid approach to dance, where artists and audiences can programming — curated forums that reach past perfor- achieve common ground. “We all have breath, and we mance to delve deep into the creative process. Read on as all have a heartbeat,” offered Christina. “Which means we highlight two area dance presenters who are trading we all have an innate sense of rhythm. That’s a great in mystique for insight, tearing down the fourth wall and place to start.” making a strong case for the art of the intimate encounter.
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“Ballet is a wonderful dance foundation, but it’s not the oldest or the first,” said Christina Sanchez, artistic director of the newly launched presenting company Christina Sanchez Dance (CSD). “African and Indian influences are just as significant, and it’s so important to understand the why of dance just as much as the how.” Sanchez would know. As a dance student at the Alvin Ailey School, she would spend countless hours at the New York Public Library poring over history books that would serve as fuel for a decades-long career as a professional dancer on both coasts. Now, she said, she’s ready to give back the same invaluable knowledge she was afforded, joining forces with husband Eric Sanchez (a start-up whiz who’ll be heading the creative division of the company) and a network of highly regarded dance allies to offer specialized workshops and forums for performers and audiences alike. “As a member of Ailey, it became very clear that we were also ambassadors for dance, and I remember seeing and feeling the impact it had on people’s lives,” recalled Christina. The boutique company’s first project is an intimate evening on Monday, October 8, 6:30 p.m., with the internationally acclaimed Complexions Contemporary Ballet that will include a community master class on the Lobero Theatre stage, followed by an open rehearsal that includes an exclusive peek at their soon-to-be-premiered piece Woke. Ticket holders
Creator of one of the city’s first community arts salons, dancer Cybil Gilbertson has always approached her craft as a vessel for engaging in stimulating dialogue. In 2009, the suicide of her beloved aunt sparked an urgency to create a community forum “for processing and exploring challenging topics through the healing power of the arts.” What emerged from Gilbertson’s grief was Nectar, a transformative evening of dance and song that challenged artists of varying genres to bare their stark humanity around a unifying theme. “Nectar is not about being perfect,” explained Gilbertson, “but about bringing voice to what is present and what needs to be shared.” Ten years later, Nectar has hosted more than 300 artists and highlighted the work of more than 20 area nonprofits, casting a broader net to include theater and visual arts, as well as a youth-based arm titled the Little Bee Festival. This month’s two-day anniversary presentation will highlight the Glendon Association for suicide prevention and will feature live performances by Melissa Lowenstein, Hannah Ruth Brothers, and Paul Forester, among others, as well as visual storytelling and interactive art by Rachel Simone Wilkins and MISA/Dhylen and Michelle. For the uninitiated, an evening at Nectar is like an all-inclusive charrette, where community members take turns offering personal insight on the human condition. “We believe that everyone is an artist,” emphasized Gilbertson, “and that art is for everyone.”
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TRAVELIN’ TOM: Tom Brosseau’s coming back to town. Many will remember the soft-voiced, tenderly tonal folksinger, who used to be something of a regular in our regional music venues and places like Buffalo Records while living in L.A. In the coming days, he will play not one but two gigs in our lucky 805. First, on Friday, October 5, Brosseau will join inventive songsmith Toy Shop Ghost at The Piano Kitchen (430 Rose Ave.) in a special KCSB-sponsored performance at 8 p.m. The following day, Saturday, October 6, 7:30 p.m., Brosseau will play at the Lompoc Wine Factory (321 N. D St.) as part of the SipMusic Club concert series. No matter where he roams, Brosseau’s whole being will always reside, at least partly, in his home of North Dakota. “My heart, my soul, every city, town, or location is hopefully a step back to getting closer to North Dakota,” he said in a recent phone interview. On plaintive works, such as 2016’s North Dakota Impressions, Brosseau continues to explore the land of his youth. “That town, those people, all those spaces — they’re little diamonds that get locked into your upbringing, and you spend the rest of your life trying to figure out a place.” Brosseau translates across musical time, culling from traditional tunes to reflect on what still rings true today. “I know musicians that are like they’ve been transported from the Civil War era, probably even have the underpants to back it up, if you know what I’m saying,” he said of some folk traditionalists. “I think where the bulk of us rest, it’s not so much a time past but a sense of timelessness, just floating maybe, in this bowl of the world, instead of being rooted to the 1800s or 1700s. I’m not really so much a performer as I am a collector, collecting songs that belong to everybody — you’re a part of this pool of collectors, hunting for those great melodies, those sentiments that were expressed so poetically once upon a time and still fit in today.” Nowadays, Brosseau’s collecting inspiration from the good feelings still flitting and flowing amid the troubles of the world. “Love is probably the biggest inspiration on the list. There are many instances on the day to day — just open up your news and you’ll see acts of kindness,” he said. “It’s a changing world, and we can tune out so easily; once we do, our deep feelings kind of tune out as well. When I see acts that are motivated by love, that’s what keeps me going for sure.”
ZOOZ CLUES: Many know SOhO as the restaurant and music club (at 1221 State St.), but it’s also the name of a neighborhood (an acronym for South of Houston Street) in New York; next week, these worlds collide. The New York City Subway brass-house sensation Too Many Zooz will hit the SOhO stage on Friday, October 12, at 9:30 p.m., blending, twisting, and reconfiguring genres in the process. Injecting EDM influences with Afro-Cuban and jazz rhythms, the band has created something totally original, finding solace in that unusual place where Mingus and Moroder meet on the dance-club floor. The day preceding, Thursday, October 11, KCSB presents S.B.’s surf-rock stars Clean Spill with Evolfo, also from New York, at SOhO at 9 p.m. Evolfo are indie rockers of great note, and the bicoastal bill will get rock lovers of n all kinds super-stoked.
MUSIC IN THE ARAW: In KCSB news, the venerable radio station offers up another awesome show on Saturday, October 6, with a free, all-ages, all-invited courtyard concert featuring Long Beach’s Sun Araw and L.A. electronic acts Ahnnu and [[[personablack]]]. Sun Araw’s sound takes listeners on a sonic journey through dreamy jungles of psychedelic tropicalia and drone-y, zone-out sounds. It should be a trippy-good time. Tune in to KCSB 91.9 FM on your friendly car radio to hear further details. The courtyard concert begins at 7 p.m.
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SAMMY MILLER AND THE CONGREGATION
alking into SOhO Friday night for the Sammy Miller and the Congregation concert felt like stumbling into a New Orleans jazz hall. The seven-piece band was decked out in white and began the show with the spirited “Carolina Shout.” The musicians quickly set to work breaking down the fourth wall and walked out into the audience, exuding hospitality while shaking hands, greeting fans, and setting the stage for an intimate evening of collective effervescence. While bandleader and drummer Miller is originally from L.A., his brand of “joyful jazz” — made complete with the talented At SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, Fri., Sept. 28. bandmates he met while at New York’s Juilliard School — sings of the Big Easy. While Miller took the lead, telling stories and cracking jokes, each member of the band got their turn to shine as well. Alphonso Horne on trumpet, Ben Flocks & ENTERTAINMENT on tenor sax, and Sam
corporate and individual income taxes for the wealthy. As Klein describes it, “Our economic system and our planetary system are now at war.” Under the resource-extraction-friendly and anti-regulatory Trump administration, the economic system is clearly winning, and that means the climate is losing. At a moment when the limits of economic growth — the grand, fetishized goal of globalization — powered by fossil fuels is becoming clearer and more urgent, the United States, one of the heaviest polluters on the planet, is leaning all its weight behind the continued removal and burning of fossil fuels, reneging on international climate agreements, and behaving as if climate change were a fiction. It’s not. It’s the single most important issue of our time, and the clock is running down. Klein shows that although time is short, solutions exist, but only if we face and acknowledge the hard fact that deregulated global capitalism, endless consumption, and a life-sustaining climate are incompatible. If we fail, the consequences will be catastrophic and will undoubtedly fall first on those least able to withstand them. —Brian Tanguay
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hen Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate was published in 2014, making the New York Times’ list of 100 Notable Books, it was a full-throated cry about the existential threat posed by climate change. Reading the book four years later, it’s more like a primal scream. Since 2014, the world has watched Hurricane Harvey batter Houston and Hurricane Maria devastate Puerto Rico and witnessed record flooding in Boston, Atlantic City, and Galveston and deadly flooding in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Californians have seen three of the largest wildfires in the state’s history. Moreover, 17 of the 18 hottest years on record have occurred since 2001. Climate change is happening. In This Changes Everything, Klein presents a compelling argument that serious, concerted action to slow the impact of climate change is impossible unless we challenge the fundamental logic of deregulated capitalism. This means confronting political and economic structures that are joined at the hip and perpetuate the three pillars of free-market neoliberalism: privatization of public goods and spaces, deregulation of corporations, and reduced
Crittenden on trombone delivered mindblowing solos and riffed off one another with the intimacy of siblings. The band’s jovial connectedness gave the venue a distinctly familial vibe, which was strengthened when Molly Miller, Sammy’s sister, came onstage and danced, wailed, and shredded on the guitar. Highlights from the show included the sprawling and punchy “Reasons (I Just Don’t Know Yet),” as well as a taste of their first-ever “Jopera” (jazz opera). This comedic, expansive, entertaining spectacle was colored with costumes, audience participation, and all-around hilarity. The band closed out the set with the rousing “Li’l Liza Jane” and an extended drum solo in which Miller climbed out from behind his set, sticks in hand, and produced hypnotizing beats on everything from the floor to mic stands. Before the final bows, Miller checked in with the crowd, asking, “Did you have a good time?” The piercing applause and demands for more made the answer to that question crystal clear. —Rebecca Horrigan
Morissette had expressed support on social media. Though Morissette was fighting off laryngitis, she pulled off an impassioned show. And though she may be seen as a largely nostalgic act, her songs’ openly vulnerable, pointedly gendered reflections don’t age in relevance or —Athena Tan resonance.
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WYNTON MARSALIS T otem. Nahual. Daemon. Cultures the world over have often described in great terms the spiritual implication of everyday animals, and on Saturday night at The Granada Theatre, one modern-day musical shaman took it upon himself to exemplify their mythical significance through the language of rhythm and melody. Wynton Marsalis and his 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra lit up the evening with their presentation Lil Buck of Spaces, a musical ode to 10 members of the animal kingdom that kicked off UCSB’s 2018-2019 Arts & Lectures series to rousing effect. As if their grace and dexterity with brass and percussion weren’t enough, Marsalis At The Granada Theatre, Sat., Sept. 29. and the band called on the kinetic prowess of dancers Lil Buck, Jared Grimes, and Myles Yachts to slink and shuffle around each musical composition in a choreographic display that punctuated each coda and cadence. Perched next to the orchestra on folding chairs and dressed in little more than jeans and T-shirts, the dancers’ modesty belied
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onning cropped hair and a glitter-fringed jacket, Alanis Morissette appeared at home on the Bowl stage on Thursday night, September 27. Her bedazzled attire affirmed her status as an alt-rock icon who’s been owning arenas since she was 21. The show started with a treat for anyone who first encountered her at that time: An equivocating intro gave way to the unmistakable, dissonant opening harmonica of “All I Really Want,” the first track on her 1995 breakout album, Jagged Little Pill. Morissette went on to play almost all of Jagged Little Pill. Of note was her charged delivery of anguished album closer “Wake Up,” at the end of which she stepped aside to let her band shine. The entirety of her post-1995 discography was represented by eight songs, ranging from 1998’s chamber-tinged “Uninvited” to 2012’s “Woman Down.” The latter, which addresses “all woman haters” and speaks to the “[low] bar on the behavior [women] will take,” came across as a defiant statement just hours after Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee;
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their superhuman ability to manifest and embody the spirit of Marsalis’s reverence for the winged and the wild, and the results were nothing short of transformative. As Buck and Yachts wove around the stalwart orchestra and Grimes tapped his way downstage, scraping and leaping to mounting effect in the closing piece, “Bees Bees Bees,” one had the distinctive feeling Marsalis was conjuring up a musical incantation that might inspire a fresh generation of jazz appreciation. If the response of the 1,400 area students who had filled the theater’s matinee presentation the day before was any indication, the spell had already been cast. —Ninette Paloma
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ands like Rise Against, AFI, and Anti-Flag, who played the Santa Barbara Bowl September 29 on their Mourning in Amerika tour, represent later-generation punk rock. Their musical styles infuse trademarks of the genre, like an aggressive backbeat at a fever pace and anti-establishment commentary, into more widely digestible pop-music structures. Anti-Flag and AFI each had vigorous sets that kept the crowd on their feet, and Rise Against provided a fully realized performance with a range of emotional notes that exhibited musical and presentational At the S.B. Bowl, maturity. The Mourning in Amerika tour showed that Sat., Sept. 29. though they aren’t kids anymore, these punks still rock. There’s a level of rebellious ideology to be expected from bands with names such as Anti-Flag and Rise Against, but these midcareer musicians’ intent is to use their platform to effect social change. The music may express rage with the state of America, but the performers were generous and enthusiastic with the fans and fostered a sense of unrestrained joy from their audience. Anti-Flag has a look and sound more akin to traditional punk rock, but AFI is a punk-rock outlier with a more lyrical style and theatrical air. Frontman Davey Havok set the tone for the band’s fashionably glam-goth vibe with his unique high-pitched wailing. The tone of Rise Against’s set was unambiguously political, with galvanizing language that implored listeners to question the government-sanctioned brutality of war. The band changed tempo radically mid-set, with lead vocalist Tim McIlrath supplying a series of solo, acoustic numbers. The encore brought the band back onstage to crank up the volume, and they ended the night with “Prayer of the Refugee.” Their socially conscious rock shows that Rise Against may have cashed in, but they haven’t sold out. —Maggie Yates
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hen Norah Jones released her debut album, Come Away with Me, back in 2002, a lot of things came together: her distinguished musical pedigree; the prestige of her label, Blue Note; and the quality of the musicians involved (Bill Frisell, Brian Blade). Still, no one could have anticipated how the public would respond to this newcomer’s intriguing blend of jazz, blues, and country. Millions of units sold, and eight Grammy Awards later, Jones was certified pop royalty, a status she used to relax, explore, and develop into a masterful live performer and a versatile songwriter. At The Arlington On Tuesday, September 25, Jones rolled into the Theatre, Tue., Arlington on a mini-tour of California, just two days Sept. 25. after holding down the headline spot on the final night of the Monterey Jazz Festival. Steady, confident, and backed by a trio of bass, drums, and Hammond B3 organ, Jones exuded the kind of seemingly effortless sophistication that’s served her so well since Come Away. Mixing songs from 2016’s Day Breaks, such as the funky soul break “Flipside,” with even more recent material, such as the 2018 collaboration with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, “A Song with No Name,” Jones showed that she remains as prolific and inventive as she was starting out. —Charles Donelan
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FOREVER High-Concept Domestic Dramedy with a Cosmic Perspective
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well. With such a pedigree behind them, their writing for Rudolph and Armisen now seems like the most natural thing in the world. And it feels that way, too. The easy chemistry between Rudolph and Armisen, born over years of friendship and overlapping stints at Saturday Night Live, elevates Forever to a realism that consistently allows for dual notes humor and pathos. Their marriage has the hallmarks of honest, prolonged intimacy, including a secret love language that is both endearing and nauseating, put on display surely not for its entertainment value but instead for its voyeuristic authenticity. Neither Rudolph nor Armisen plays against type, and both stars quickly disappear into their roles. Armisen is delightful as earnest, effeminate, neat-freak Oscar, but it’s his character’s constancy that allows Rudolph’s June to explore a wider range of emotion. The journey of Forever belongs to her, as she oscillates between fear and courage, shrinking from life or embracing it. June’s two best friends throughout the season attest to the dynamism of her character. One is played by Kym Whitley: flamboyant, buxom, full of life; the other, Catherine Keener: sullen, abrasive, disaffected. Both mentor June through difficult trials, and her ability to dabble in these polar-opposite worldviews makes her more than just a cypher for existential longing; it makes her a real human being grasping to meet the complexity of life with a complexity of her own. At bottom, Forever is a high-concept domestic dramedy about intimacy and partnership, where mundane choices have cosmic consequences. It may be true that how you love is how you live, but that doesn’t provide any answers. It only starts the questions. — T.M. Weedon
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First Man (141 mins., PG-13) Director Damien Chazelle (La La Land) and actor Ryan Gosling team up again for this biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong’s historic mission to the moon. Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, and Kyle Chandler also star. Fairview/Metro 4 (Opens Thu., Oct. 11)
The House with a Clock in Its Walls Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (90 mins., PG) This is the second cinematic offering based on the children’s book series by R.L. Stine. This time, it’s Halloween night, and two boys find a manuscript in an abandoned house that once belonged to R.L. Stine (Jack Black). When they open it, mayhem and mischief ensue. Fairview/Fiesta 5 (Opens Thu., Oct. 11) The Old Man & the Gun (93 mins., PG-13) This crime comedy tells the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), a career criminal who at age 70 escaped from San Quentin prison and went on a spree of heists that baffled authorities. Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, and Elisabeth Moss also star. Paseo Nuevo (Opens Thu., Oct. 11)
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Director Roger Michell (Notting Hill) has created a fascinating and touching slice of cinematic/thespian life with minimal means, stoking rangy conversations between famed and witty British actresses who have been deemed Dames — Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, and Eileen Atkins. The ladies gather in various locales and Dame-ly combinations, venturing down their respective and collective memory lanes. Michell seamlessly and intelligently weaves a tapestry of archival footage and film clips throughout to expand on the actresses’ commentaries — to poignant, cinematicperiod-spanning ends. While blockbuster films have helped keep two of the Dames in the public eye — Smith in Harry Potter, Dench in Bond flicks, and both in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel — all of their résumés include Shakespeare and screen work going back to the ’50s. The four women are led through various topics, including working with their actor husbands (Plowright was married to Sir Laurence Olivier, about whom Smith says, “I was more nervous of your husband than the critics. Everybody was. We were terrified.”). When asked about advice to young actors, Smith offers up, “When in doubt, don’t.” Dench: “Try not to be so susceptible to falling in love.” Smith: “It’s too late.” Plowright: “It’s never too late … to fall in love.” Laughter all around, and glasses of bubbly. (JW) Riviera Venom (112 mins., PG-13) Tom Hardy stars as disgraced journalist Eddie Brock, who, while investigating the Life Foundation, becomes infected with an alien symbiote and becomes Venom. The film is the latest offering from Marvel Comics.
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Welcome to Crazy Rich Asia, a supranation of superrich people who transcend ethnicity yet fall back on it to maintain their exclusivity. The official language here is capital, and the official currency is tradition. Enter Rachel Chu (Fresh Off the Boat’s Constance Wu), a hapless Asian American who’s nailed immigrant suc-
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Night School cess. She isn’t going to pass muster in this milieu, the homeland of her taipanheir boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding). Or is she? Crazy Rich Asians gives brash visuality to the shameless excesses of Kevin Kwan’s eponymous novel. Much more than a rom com, it’s a spectacle of carefree wealth. It also takes on the formidable project of being the cinematic representation for which Asian Americans have been waiting. To this end, there’s a key plot point: In the shadow of Crazy Rich Asia is Crazy Poor Asia, and these opposing lifeworlds extend into and complicate Asian America. But Crazy Rich Asians’ happy ending (no real spoiler here) conceals the seam between the two. It’s the quintessential fairy tale of global capitalism. (AT) Fairview/Metro 4
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (105 mins., PG) Based on the 1973 book of the same name, this film tells the story of orphaned 10-year-old Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro), who goes to live with his eccentric uncle (Jack Black), whose house has a ticking heart. When Lewis finds out his uncle is a warlock and his neighbor Florence (Cate Blanchett) is a good witch, the boy must join in the fight to beat the forces of evil trying to bring about Doomsday. Fairview/Fiesta 5 Little Women (110 mins., PG-13) Lea Thompson and Lucas Grabeel star in this modern adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic, 1868 novel of the same name, which chronicles the trials and tribulations of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. Fiesta 5
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Michael Moore’s latest film, Fahrenheit 11/9, is like watching two documentaries rolled into one. Its primary thread depicts a democracy in crisis, with Moore declaring President Donald Trump “the last president of the United States.” Throughout these parts of the film, Moore’s narration deploys his classic blend of ironic storytelling and deadly serious politics as the past two years of American political history unfold before our eyes. The other major story told by Fahrenheit 11/9 deals specifically with the Flint, Michigan, water crisis. Here, Moore displays impressive investigative journalism, returning to his hometown to tell the urgent story of how government corruption brought about dangerous lead contamination in Flint’s water supply. Moore presents the ongoing crisis as “slow-motion ethnic cleansing” against the city’s majority African-American population. As a whole, the film casts a broad net, touching on 9/11 and publicemergency culture, the DNC’s dismissal of Bernie Sanders, the rise of Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and the Parkland, Florida, school shooting (familiar territory for Moore). But the anger-inducing reporting Moore provides in Fahrenheit 11/9 about impoverished, poisoned Flint — where more than 10,000 children have been put at risk of health problems — should be required viewing for all Americans. (KCM) Metro 4
Hell Fest (89 mins., R) It’s Halloween, and a killer is rampant at a horror-themed park. The problem is he’s wearing a costume, so folks aren’t sure if the murders are real or part of the park experience. Fairview/Fiesta 5
Night School (111 mins., PG-13) Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish team up in this comedy about a group of adult troublemakers who take a night school course in hopes of obtaining their GEDs. High jinks and mayhem ensue. Rob Riggle, Yvonne Orji, and Mary Lynn Rajskub also star. Camino Real/Metro 4 A Simple Favor (117 mins., R) Paul Feig directs this mystery/thriller about a small-town blogger, Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), whose best friend, Emily (Blake Lively), goes missing. Looking into her disappearance, Stephanie discovers more than she bargained for. Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) also stars. Camino Real/Paseo Nuevo Smallfoot (96 mins., PG) Warner Animation Group presents this animated musical comedy/adventure about a Yeti (Channing Tatum) who’s convinced he’s glimpsed the elusive creature known as Smallfoot (aka humans) and sets out to find it. James Corden, Zendaya, Common, LeBron James, and Danny DeVito also star. Fairview/Fiesta 5 The Wife (100 mins., R) Glenn Close plays Joan Castleman, the wife of heralded writer Joe Castleman (Jonathan Pryce), who is about to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Joan has sacrificed much during her life to advance Joe’s career, but during their trip to Stockholm, she questions the choices she’s made and decides to do something about it. Elizabeth McGovern and Christian Slater also star. Fiesta 5
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blue bag of official L.A. Dodgers peanuts Bieber, who displayed “NOT JUSTIN” on his back when the Indians wore nickname jerseys, from Hampton Farms sat in my cupboard is one of the year’s Cinderella stories. Two years for several months. I figured I’d snack on ago, he was UCSB’s No. 1 starter in the Colthem when I got a chance to sit back and lege World Series, pitching brilliantly despite a watch a game of significance. For the past five years, the Dodgers have been no-shows on regu1-0 loss to Oklahoma State. He was not one to lar TV in most Southern California households. make radar guns light up like Dillon Tate, the (Don’t bother complaining; nobody seems to be ace of UCSB’s staff the previous year and the listening.) They made a few sporadic appearfirst pitcher chosen (fourth overall) in the 2015 ances on national TV or games covered by the draft. Cleveland made Bieber a fourth-round Angels’ network, but it was not until Monday pick (122nd overall) in 2016, stamping him as a that I covered myself in peanut shells while takmiddle-of-the-road prospect. In the minor leagues, as at UCSB, Bieber ing in the 163rd game of a 162-game season. It happened because the Dodgers and the showed remarkable command of the strike Colorado Rockies finished the season in a deadzone — he could go several games without issulock atop the National League West standings, ing a base on balls — a quality that boosted his and they needed a one-game tiebreaker. Thanksurprisingly rapid rise as a professional. “He’s fully, the unconscionable SportsNet L.A. blackalways been mature and poised,” said Gaucho out ended a day earlier, and all postseason games coach Andrew Checketts, who attended Bieber’s will be televised on available networks. Major League debut, a win at Minnesota on Dodger Stadium looked prettier than ever, May 31. “He’s smart; he listens; he’s coachable. with puffy clouds decorating deep-blue skies The Indians have good mentorship in the clubbeyond center field. It was the most consequenhouse. Knowing Shane, he’s absorbed it.” NOT JUSTIN: Shane Bieber had a stellar pitching career at UCSB — a 23-12 record, 2.73 ERA, and 6.2-1 tial game there since the 2017 World Series, Bieber set a record on September 26, when he strikeouts-to-walk ratio — and he set a record as a Cleveland Indians rookie by going 7-0 in road games. because to lose would mean risk of elimination pitched six scoreless innings against the Chicago in a single wild-card game the next day against White Sox, allowing two hits with nine strikeouts the Cubs in Chicago. It would be a test of the Dodgers’ grit and because of a succession of injuries, most infamously when he and two walks. The win made the 23-year-old righthander 7-0 resolve, their first step on the road back since their Game 7 strained his back trying to pull off his pants. in road games, the most road wins without a loss by a Cleveland collapse in the Series. Pintard also is a scout for the New York Yankees, and it pitcher. Overall in his rookie year, Bieber went 11-5 with a 4.55 They succeeded with an array of old and new faces. Cody grieves him that the Bronx Bombers had a fabulous 100-win ERA. Bellinger, maddeningly prone to swinging strikeouts a year season but risked death by wild card Wednesday in a winner“There’s something to be said for guys who know how to win ago, smacked a two- take-all game against the Oakland Athletics. That’s because the games,” Checketts said. “Shane might give up three or four runs, run homer, as did Boston Red Sox won the AL East with a franchise-record 108 but he hangs on and gives his team a chance to win.” Max Muncy (who?), wins. “It the Yankees don’t get into the division playoffs, it’s a That’s the name of the game in October baseball: hanging while starting pitcher disaster,” Pintard said. on against the furies and flukes that make for fans’ fascinaWalker Buehler (who?) was dominant, and Manny Machado n As powerful as Boston is, the defending world champion tion. (wasn’t he an Oriole?) made nifty plays at shortstop. L.A. led Houston Astros (103 wins) came out No. 1 in the Major 5-0 in the top of the ninth when the familiar figure of Kenley League Power Rankings at the end of the regular season. S.B. ATHLETIC ROUND TABLE: Jansen strode to the mound. He gave up back-to-back hom- The Red Sox were No. 2, followed by three more AL ers before ending it at 5-2, leaving one to wonder whether the teams—the Yankees, Oakland, and Cleveland—before Dodgers are destined to go deep into the postseason if people the NL’s Cubs, Milwaukee, Dodgers, and Atlanta came up, in that order. “Houston is an elite team,” Pintard said, can knock up their closer. The Dodgers will enjoy a home-field advantage when they “They throw the best pitchers at you.” The Astros will face off against Cleveland, two years take on the Atlanta Braves in the best-of-five Division Championship Series beginning today (Thu., Oct. 4). The Braves removed from its epic World Series against the Cubs. have not appeared in the postseason since 2013, when they The Indians have a solid starting rotation, but their relief lost to the Dodgers in the first round. I can’t see L.A., winners pitching is suspect. That’s where Shane Bieber, who of six consecutive NL West titles, losing out to the team from earned a role as their fifth starter, may come into play. the weaker East. Experience, personified by dogged pitcher Clayton Kershaw, might also favor the Dodgers in the next step, the NL Championship Series, although Milwaukee looked formidable Monday in snatching the Central Division crown from the Cubs. But if L.A. manages to return to the World Series, expect another 10/5: High School Football: Lompoc vs. Dos Pueblos Two disappointment. defending league champions collide Friday night at Hollister “Whoever comes out of the American League is going to and Turnpike in the first big showdown of the newly comwin the World Series,” declared Bill Pintard, who knows someposed Channel League. Dos Pueblos throttled Cabrillo, 42-0, Melia Haller Frankie Gamberdella thing about winning baseball games, having done so 966 times in its league opener last week. Lompoc, which has moved into S.B. High golf S.B. High football as manager of the Santa Barbara Foresters. the Channel after dominating the Los Padres League, blanked The sophomore helped the Dons stay In the Dons’48-0 victory over San MarThe primary weakness of the Dodgers, Pintard said, is their Santa Ynez, 21-0. Both teams are 4-2 overall. Eric Lopez, who rushed for 118 yards and a pair of touchdowns against Caunbeaten in league, parring six of the cos, the senior quarterback accounted shaky assortment of middle relief pitchers to serve as a bridge brillo, leads the Chargers’ ground attack. Sophomore running first seven holes in a 224-226 win over for six touchdowns, four rushing and to Jansen, assuming he’s going to clean up his act. “They had back Leondre Coleman scored all three Braves’ TDs against Brandon Morrow last year,” Pintard said. “He went to the Cubs, defending champion Dos Pueblos, and two passing. He was named MVP of Santa Ynez, two on pass receptions. 7pm. 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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY by Rob Breszny ARIES
(Mar. 21-Apr. 19): Electra is an action-packed story written by ancient Greek playwright Sophocles. It features epic characters taking drastic action in response to extreme events. In contrast to that text is Marcel Proust’s novel In Search of Lost Time, which draws from the sensitive author’s experiences growing up, coming of age, and falling in love, all the while in quest for meaning and beauty. Author Virginia Woolf compared the two works, writing, “In six pages of Proust we can find more complicated and varied emotions than in the whole of the Electra.” In accordance with astrological omens, I recommend that you specialize in the Proustian mode rather than the Sophoclean. Your feelings in the next five weeks could be as rich and interesting and educational as they have been in a long time. Honor them!
(June 21-July 22): i confess that i have a fuzzy self-image.
TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20): Researchers in Maryland have cre-
ated a new building material with a strength-to-weight ratio that’s eight times better than steel. It’s an effective insulator and in some forms can be bent and folded. Best of all, it’s biodegradable and cost-effective. The stuff is called nanowood and is derived from lightweight, fast-growing trees like balsa. I propose that we make it your main metaphor for the foreseeable future. Why? Because I think you’re primed to locate or create your own version of a flexible, durable, robust building block.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The U.S. Secretary of Defense paid an official visit to Indonesia early this year. The government arranged for him to observe soldiers as they demonstrated how tough and well trained they were. Some of the troops shimmied through broken glass, demolished bricks with their heads, walked through fire, and drank snake blood. I hope you won’t try stunts like that in the coming weeks, Gemini. It will be a favorable time for you to show off your skills and make strong impressions. You’ll be wise to impress important people with how creative and resourceful you are. But there’s no need to try too hard or resort to exaggeration.
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do big things.” Novelist Tom Robbins provides us with one more nuance: “When we accept small wonders, we qualify ourselves to imagine great wonders.”
With odd regularity, i don’t seem to know exactly what or who i am. For example, i sometimes think i’m so LIBRA nice and polite that i need to toughen up. But on other (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Libran astrophysicist Neil deGrasse occasions i feel my views are so outrageous and controTyson offers this observation: “When you look for versial that i should tone myself down. Which is true? things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies Often, i even neglect to capitalize the word “i.” You they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. [But] the have probably experienced some of this fuzziness, my most successful people in life recfellow Cancerian. But you’re now ognize that in life they create their HOMEWORK: At what moment in a favorable phase to cultivate a own love, they manufacture their in your life were you closest to being more definitive self-image. Here’s perfectly content? Recreate the condi- own meaning, they generate their a helpful tip: We Cancerians have own motivation.” I think Tyson’s tions that prevailed then. Testify at a natural talent for inspiring people simple wisdom is exactly what Freewillastrology.com. to love us. This ability will come you need to hear right now, Libra. in especially handy as we work You’re primed for a breakthrough on making an enduring upgrade from “i” to “I.” Our in your ability to create your own fate. allies’ support and feedback will fuel our inner efforts to clarify our identity. SCORPIO
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): “I am a little afraid of love, it makes me rather stupid.” So said author Simone de Beauvoir in a letter she wrote to her lover, Nelson Algren. I’m happy to let you know, Leo, that during the next 12 months, love is likely to have the opposite effect on you. According to my analysis of the astrological omens, it will tend to make you smarter and more perceptive. To the degree that you expand your capacity for love, you will become more resilient and a better decision maker. As you get the chance to express love with utmost skill and artistry, you will awaken dormant potentials and boost your personal power.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your theme in the coming weeks
is the art of attending to details. But wait! I said “the art.” That means attending to details with panache, not with overly meticulous fussing. For inspiration, meditate on St. Francis Xavier’s advice, “Be great in little things.” And let’s take his thought a step further with a quote from author Richard Shivers: “Be great in little things, and you will be given opportunity to
(Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Japanese entrepreneur Hiroki Terai has
created a business that offers crying therapy. His clients watch short videos specially formulated to make them weep. A professional helper is on hand to gently wipe their tears away and provide comforting words. “Tears have relaxing and healing effects,” says an Okinawan musician who works as one of the helpers. Hiroki Terai adds, “It has been said that one drop of tear has the effect of relieving stress for a week.” I wish there were a service like this near where you live, Scorpio. The next two weeks will be a perfect time to relieve pent-up worry and sadness and anxiety through cathartic rituals like crying. What other strategies might work for you?
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Fling out friendly feelers! Sling out interesting invitations! Figure out how to get noticed for all the right reasons! Make yourself so interesting that no one can resist your proposals! Use your spunky riddle-solving powers to help ease your tribe’s anxieties. Risk looking odd if that will make you smarter! Plunk yourself down in pivotal places where vitality is welling up! Send out telepathic beams that say, “I’m
ready for sweet adventure. I’m ready for invigorating transformation!”
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): “Someone spoke to me last night, told
me the truth,” writes poet Dorianne Laux. “I knew I should make myself get up, write it down, but it was late, and I was exhausted from working. Now I remember only the flavor.” I offer these thoughts, Capricorn, in the hope that they’ll help you avoid Laux’s mistake. I’m quite sure that crucial insights and revelations will be coming your way, and I want you to do whatever’s necessary to completely capture them so you can study and meditate on them at length.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): As a young man, Aquarian poet Louis
Dudek struck up a correspondence with renowned poet Ezra Pound, who was 32 years older. Dudek “admired him immensely” and “loved him for the joy and the luminosity” of his poetry, but also resented him “for being so magnificent.” With a mix of mischief and adulation, Dudek wrote a poem to his hero. It included these lines: “For Christ’s sake, you didn’t invent sunlight. There was sun dazzle before you. But you talk as if you made light or discovered it.” I hope his frisky tone might inspire you to try something similar with your own idols. It would be healthy to be more playful and lighthearted about anything or anyone you take too seriously or give enormous power to.
PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): In his book Till We Have Faces, C.S. Lewis writes, “Holy places are dark places. It is life and strength, not knowledge and words, that we get in them. Holy wisdom is not clear and thin like water, but thick and dark like blood.” In that spirit, and in accordance with astrological omens, I suggest you seek out dark holy places that evoke wonder and reverence, even awe. Hopefully, you will be inspired thereby to bring new beauty into your life. You’ll be purged of trivial concerns and become receptive to a fresh promise from your future life.
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FBN ABANDONMENT STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: CAFE EQUILIBRIUM at 6549 Pardall Rd. Ste B Isla Vista, CA 93117; The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 12/30/2016 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2016‑0003530. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Yonatan Berhane 621 Forest Park Blvd Oxnard, CA 93036; Sara Fesshazion (same address) This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 20, 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: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018. STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following Fictitious Business Name is being abandoned: GOODLAND KITCHEN at 231 S. Magnolia Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; The original statement for use of this Fictitious Business Name was filed 05/10/2016 in the County of Santa Barbara. Original file no. 2016‑0001394. The person (s) or entities abandoning use of this name are as follows: Michael Andrew Crookston 434 Donze Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018.
LEGALS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SHEPHERD FARMS at 1980 US 101 Gaviota, CA 93117; Tom Shepherd (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002447. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: 7 DAY PROPANE EXCHANGE, SANTA BARBARA PROPANE EXCHANGE at 224 South Milpas Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Erick Troy Crocker 781 Castillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002457. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SUNDOWNER SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTING at 820 State Street, 4th Floor Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Sundowner Sustainability Consulting (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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: 2018‑0002401. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ESTHETIC STUDIO at 887 Linden Avenue Carpinteria, CA 93013; Adriana Zazueta 1227 Cacique Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 24, 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: 2018‑0002369. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: STUDIO THORNROSE at 2754 Santa Barbara Ave Los Olivos, CA 93441; Kylee Marie Parks (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002478. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE BARBER at 3118 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Gregorio Daniel Salgado 4711 Baxter St. Santa Barbara, CA 93110 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 10, 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: 2018‑0002497. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: PATHWAYS TO NATURAL HEALTH, INC. at 1201 De La Vina Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Pathways To Natural Health, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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: 2018‑0002403. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA AQUAPONICS at 845 Cathedral Vista Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Kevin Childerley (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002481. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: COASTAL ATMS at 1320 Cliff Dr Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Todd Lee Davies (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2018‑0002477. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE ZEN TOOLBOX, ZENDOHOUS at 3463 State Street #350 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Rebecca Zendejas 3715 Avon Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002443. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PLANET 432 at 1660 Shoreline Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93109; 4Theplanet, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002331. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FRANK’S HANDYMAN SERVICE at 59 Sonoma Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Frank Darbyshire (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002467. Published: Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SHALHOOB’S FUNK ZONE BREWING COMPANY, SHALHOOB’S FUNK ZONE PATIO at 220 Gray Ave Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Santa Barbara Style, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: John Shalhoob, President Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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: 2018‑0002398. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: WEGOWISE, INC at 50 Castilian Drive Goleta, CA 93117; Appfolio Utility Management, Inc (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 12, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002507. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PINTOR TRANSPORT at 1120 North Nopal Street #10 Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Maria Pintor (same address) Oscar Pintor (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002499. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HAGGERTY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT at 111 E. Victoria Street, 2nd Floor Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Carolyn E. Haggerty 910 Estrella Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Ian J. Haggerty (same address) This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002506. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: INTERNET MOUNTAIN at 1027 E De La Guerra Street, Unit B Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Raymond Douglas (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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: 2018‑0002341. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: RACHEL WILLIAMS INTERIORS at 240 Sanderling Lane Goleta, CA 93117; Rachel Marie Williams (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Sandra E Rodriguez. FBN Number: 2018‑0002560. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: AMAR at 287 Apple Grove Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Erick Goycochea (same address) Ildefonso P. Rodriguez 1021 De La Vina St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by an General Partnership Signed: Erick Goycochea Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002512. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: ZOUX GARAGE at 130 North Calle Cesar Chavez St Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Joshua Roux 2033 Monterey Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Joshua Roux Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Aug 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002400. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: GET HOOKED, GET HOOKED SEAFOOD at 152 Aero Camino Goleta, CA 93117; Get Hooked Seafood, LLC 1936 Laguna St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002500. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FRESH COAT PAINTERS at 133 De La Guerra #148 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; M. J. Painters, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002429. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ANGELINE’S at 517 W Figueroa St. Apt 5 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Danielle Broder (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Danielle Broder Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002475. Published: Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: OPEX SANTA BARBARA at 1933 Cliff Dr 27B Santa Barbara, CA 93109; E3 Fitness, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: David Downey, Manager Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2018‑0002526. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: G.A.S. ; GOLDEN ACCOUNTING SERVICES at 6190 Craigmont Dr Goleta, CA 93117; Wenjing Wan (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002537. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: LONGSHORE at 2729 Puesta Del Sol Santa Barbara, CA 93105; MR Longshore LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 13, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002515. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ENT ASSOCIATES OF SANTA BARBARA at 5333 Hollister Avenue, Suite 155 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; John D. McCaffery, M.D., Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: John D. McCaffery, President Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 10, 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: 2018‑0002493. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HEARING SERVICES OF SANTA BARBARA at 5333 Hollister Avenue, Suite 165 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Hearing Services of California, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: John D. McCaffery, President Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 10, 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: 2018‑0002496. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
50 Close 52 Singer-songwriter Rita with the middle name Sahatçiu 53 Grocery sign phrase that’s (Gertrude Stein comment on grammatically questionable Oakland) 55 Steve of “Guardians of the 5 Go to the mat, slangily Galaxy Vol. 2” 11 Dog breeders’ org. 56 Elan 14 Unknown, as a citation 57 ___ bag (abbr.) 58 Go around 59 New Orleans-to-Miami dir. 15 Stella ___ (Belgian beer) 16 ___ Locks (Sault Ste. Marie 60 Equilibrium situations 61 1990s point-and-click puzzle waterway) game 17 Amorphous amounts 18 “Oh, crud!” 19 It looks like 2 in binary 20 Tootsie Roll Pop biter, in a 1 Foe of Othello classic ad 2 Part-time Arizona resident, 21 Chops into cubes perhaps 22 Word after blessed or 3 Xenon, e.g. catered 4 Put-___ (shams) 5 Ulnae’s neighbors 24 “Hush!” 6 “It’s ___ to the finish” 26 Ornate 7 Take advantage of room, 27 Bengal beast or demonstrate what four 28 Upper limit themed Down answers do? 30 Milan-based fashion label 8 Beau and Jeff, to Lloyd 31 Got a hold of, maybe Bridges 32 1960s campus protest gp. 9 Number in a Roman pickup? restarted in 2006 10 She played one of the 33 Sounding like a complete “Golden Girls” ass? 11 Shipboard direction 35 Tax pro 12 Chekov portrayer on “Star 38 Bluegrass artist Krauss Trek” 39 Message on a tablet, 13 “See next page” abbr. maybe? 21 Purchases designed to last a 41 “And Still I Rise” poet long time 43 Shelve indefinitely 23 Null’s companion 44 Larry, e.g. 25 Math proof ending 45 Vacation vehicles 26 Sawyer’s friend 27 “Decorates” a house on 48 Uniform preceder? Halloween, perhaps 49 Metallic mix
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29 Irish-born children’s book author Colfer 31 El ___, Texas 34 Provoke 35 Jim Carrey title role, with “The” 36 Some light beers 37 “Cakes and ___” (W. Somerset Maugham book) 38 Intensely eager 40 Ewe in the movie “Babe” 41 Pioneering video game systems 42 Generic 44 Back burner location 46 “Westworld” character ___ Hughes 47 Mr. Potato Head pieces 49 Seaweed plant 51 Body shop challenge 54 Spoil 55 Withdrawal site ©2018 Jonesin’ Crosswords (editor@ jonesincrosswords.com) For answers to this puzzle, call: 1-900-226-2800, 99 cents per minute. Must be 18+. Or to bill to your credit card, call: 1-800-655-6548. Reference puzzle #0895
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: UNDERDOG SCENT WORK at 601 E Micheltorena St Unit 69 Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Noah Gaines (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002556. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VB JEWELRY at 1130 Punta Gorda St. #29 Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Vanessa Barreiro Berga (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Sandra E Rodriguez. FBN Number: 2018‑0002542. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SEA STAR ORCHARD, SEA STAR RANCH at 4625 Via Huerto Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Antonio Diloreto (same address) Kim Diloreto (same address)This business is conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Sandra E Rodriguez. FBN Number: 2018‑0002543. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SHERMAN PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY at 1313 Olive St. #12 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Heather Sherman (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Heather Sherman Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002508. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SPEEDY MART at 826 North Milpas Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Z N Corporation 2005 Gates Avenue Unit A Redondo Beach, CA 90278 This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002563. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: TURQUOISE SUCCULENTS at 953 West Carrillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Ashley Rifkin (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Ashley Rifkin Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002568. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DMR TECHNOLOGY at 915 E. Yanonali Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Mark R. Wiestock (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002575. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: M.A. CONSTRUCTION, MILLAR & ASSOCIATES CONSTRUCTION, MILLAR CONSTRUCTION at 1460 Crestline Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Millar & Associates Design & Construction (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Tara Jayasinghe. FBN Number: 2018‑0002586. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: RIVIERA PLUMBING at 1112 N. F St Lompoc, CA 93436; Cuyler Kittle (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Cuyler Kittle Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002468. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VINES AND VISION SANTA BARBARA at 3905 State St. #7‑213 Santa Barbara, CA 93105; MacDuff Everton 2611 Samarkand Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Matthew Kettmann 318 Loreto Pl Santa Barbara, CA 93111 This business is conducted by an Joint Venture Signed: Matthew Kettmann Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002588. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BEAR STAR SYNDICATE at 739 Juanita Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Robert Guilfoyle (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Robert Guilfoyle Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002551. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ADVENTURE DOG WALKING, SANTA BARBARA PET SITTERS at 1491 Camino Rio Verde Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Sunny Key 1080 Cedar Lane Cloverdale, CA 95425; Tracy Lynn Mongold 1491 Camino Rio Verde Santa Barbara, CA 93111 This business is conducted by an General Partnership Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 24, 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: 2018‑0002608. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MOSE FINE CARPENTRY at 1608 Villa Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Jon Moseley (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 17, 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 Sandra E Rodriguez. FBN Number: 2018‑0002533. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ROI’S LIST at 3905 State Street #7‑239 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Appgyn, LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Nancy Patterson Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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: 2018‑0002562. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: STEWART TECHNOLOGY LLC at 1567 Seacoast Carpinteria, CA 93013; Stewart WM Holdings LLC (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Nancy Patterson Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 24, 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: 2018‑0002609. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DELIVERY SB at 1114 State Street Suite #20 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Delivery SB (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 25, 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 Sandra E Rodriguez. FBN Number: 2018‑0002630. Published: Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE WILD POSY at 715 San Fernando Drive Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Jaime Kostechko (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 25, 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 Sandra E. Rodriguez. FBN Number: 2018‑0002626. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CYCLING UP AND AWAY at 30 West Valerio Street #3 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Erin M Tague (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Tara Jaysinghe. FBN Number: 2018‑0002569. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: THE CARRILLO PROFESSIONAL BUILDING at 1371 Holiday Hill Road Goleta, CA 93101; Terrance L. McGowan (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Partnership Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 26, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002641. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SUBLIME GARDENS at 331 N Alisos St Apt A Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Carlos Roque Cuellar (same address) Cesar Joaquin Trujillo (same address) This business is conducted by an General Partnership Signed: Carlos Roque Cuellar Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 25, 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: 2018‑0002628. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HIVE & BODY, HIVE AND BODY at 500C David Love Place Goleta, CA 93117; Elias Ray Cole 1233 Camino San Carlos Buellton, CA 93427 This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002656. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE RIGHT BRUSH PAINTING at 7660 Cathedral Oaks Road #10 Goleta, CA 93117; The Right Brush, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002657. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: KITTLE MAINTENANCE at 7730 Evergreen Dr. Goleta, CA 93117; Jordan Kittle (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 25, 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: 2018‑0002633. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA PICINIC CO. at 1642 Calle Canon Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Nicole M. Leza (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Nicole Leza Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002577. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: LAFAYETTE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, MEMORY GARDEN, MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY, UTTER MCKINLEY SAN FERNANDO MISSION MORTUARY at 1525 State St., Suite 203 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; The Lafayette Corporation (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 26, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Margarita Silva. FBN Number: 2018‑0002643. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WEGOWISE, INC. at 50 Castilian Drive Goleta, CA 93117; Appfolio Utility Management, Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002683. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DOUGLAS LAMBERT INSURANCE SERVICES at 1825 State Street, 3rd Floor Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Douglas Maritime Insurance Brokers Inc. (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 26, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002650. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GOODLAND APOTHECARY at 130 Los Alamos Avenue Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Marina Mark (same address) Megan Schmidt (same address) This business is conducted by an Limited Partnership Signed: Megan Schmidt Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 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 Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002521. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HAPPY HEADS at 408 Ellwood Beach Dr #2 Goleta, CA 93117; Sara Gibson (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Oct 02, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Jazmin Murphy. FBN Number: 2018‑0002697. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: HARBORSIDE BIKES at 223 Castillo Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Harborside Inns of Santa Barbara Inc (same address) This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Jeanette Webber, Vice President Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Sep 21, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0002589. Published: Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 2018.
NAME CHANGE IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF PETER MAXWELL RANDOLPH ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV04118 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: PETER MAXWELL RANDOLPH TO: MAXWELL PADEN RANDOLPH THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING Nov 14, 2018 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated Sep 06 2018 by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF MARIA DEL CARMEN CALIXTO CALLEJA and FERNANDO VEGA HERNANDEZ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV04214 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: FERNANDO JR. VEGA TO: FERNANDO VEGA CALIXTO THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING Nov 14, 2018 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated Sep 05 2018 by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Sep 13, 20, 27. Oct 4 2018. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF HAMZA IBN PETROS ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV04334 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: HAMZA IBN PETROS TO: ADAM TABER CRAWFORD THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING Nov 14, 2018 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated Sep 06 2018 by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF ALMA GUSS ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV04122 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: RACHEL FLOREN EVA GUSS TO: LENA FLOREN EVA GUSS THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING Oct 17, 2018 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the 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 Aug 22 2018 by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF JOSEPH HILLARY MENDOZA ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV04091 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: JOSEPH HILLARY MENDOZA TO: JOSEPH LARRY MENDOZA THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING Oct 24, 2018 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated Sep 12 2018 by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF MAX JAY SWEENEY ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV04001 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: MAX JAY SWEENEY TO: MAX MEKEL SWEENEY THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING Nov 07, 2018 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the 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 Aug 20 2018 by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF KRISTIN FRASCELLA and GIOVANNI VIGNA ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 18CV04516 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: LUCIA FRASCELLA VIGNA TO: LUCIA MIRELLA VIGNA FROM: LEONARDO FRASCELLA VIGNA TO: LEONARDO VIGNA THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. NOTICE OF HEARING Nov 14, 2018 9:30am, Dept 6, Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 A copy of this order to Show Cause shall be published in the Santa Barbara Independent, a newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county, at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition. Dated Sep 17 2018 by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Sep 27. Oct 4, 11, 18 2018.
PUBLIC NOTICES SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF VENTURA. NOTICE OF HEARING BY PUBLICATION WELFARE & INSTITUTIONS CODE §366.26 J 071847 HEARING DATE: 11/21/2018 TIME: 08:30 am COURTROOM: J1 In the matter of the Petition of the County of Ventura Human Services Agency regarding freedom from parental custody and control on behalf of Abbegail J. McKenney, a child. To: Jennifer A. Eldridge, James McKenney, James Werthman, and to all persons claiming to be the parent of the above‑named person who is described as follows: name Abbigail J. McKenney, Date of Birth: 06/27/2018, Place of Birth: Oxnard, CA, Father’s name: James McKenney, James Werthman, Mother’s name: Jennifer A. Eldridge. Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code Section 366.26, a hearing has been scheduled for your child. You are hereby notified that you may appear on 11/21/2018, at 8: 30 a.m., or as soon as counsel can be heard in Courtroom J1 of this Court at Juvenile Justice Center 4353 Vineyard Ave. Oxnard, CA 93036. YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED as follows: At the hearing the Court must choose and implement one of the following permanent plans for the child: adoption, guardianship, or long term foster care. Parental rights may be terminated at this hearing. On 11/21/2018, the Human Services Agency will recommend termination of parental rights. The child may be ordered placed in long term foster care, subject to the regular review of the Juvenile Court; or, a legal guardian may be appointed for the child and letters of guardianship be issued; or, adoption may be identified as the permanent placement goal and the Court may order that efforts be made to locate an appropriate adoptive family for the child for a period not to exceed 180 days and set the matter for further review; or, parental rights may be terminated. You are entitled to be present at the hearing with your attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, you are entitled to have the Court appoint counsel for you. A thirty‑day continuance may be granted if necessary for counsel to prepare the case. At all termination proceedings, the Court shall consider the wishes of the child and shall act in the best interest of the child. Any order of the Court permanently terminating parental rights under
this section shall be conclusive and binding upon the minor person, upon the parent or parents, and upon all other persons who have been served with citation by publication or otherwise. After making such an order, the Court shall have no power to set aside, change, or modify it, but this shall not be construed to limit the rights to appeal the order. If the Court, by order or judgment, declares the child free from the custody and control of both parents, or one parent if the other no longer has custody and control, the Court shall, at the same time, order the child referred to the licensed County adoption agency for adoptive placement by that agency. The rights and procedures described above are set forth in detail in the California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 366.26. You are referred to that section for further particulars. Michael J. Planet, Executive Officer and Clerk, County of Ventura, State of California. Dated: 08/28/2018 by: Lorie Correa, CWSW III Deputy Clerk, Children and Family Services Social Worker. 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4/18 CNS‑3169134# SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT
93117 October 25, 2018 @ 3:30PM
EXTRA SPACE STORAGE will hold a public auction to sell personal property described below belonging to those individuals listed below at the location indicated: 6640 Discovery Drive, Goleta, CA
Central Coast Treatment Center General Household Furniture
Mario Amador Floral Supplies/ Household Shon Weeks Household Items Motorcycle Jeff Adams Houshold items Adriel Arias Personal
Sean Butts Personal Purchases must be made with cash only and paid at the above referenced facility in order to complete the transaction. Extra Space Storage may refuse any bid and may rescind any purchase up until the winning bidder takes possession of the personal property.
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Doris Werks; and Sherry Massey. 2. Due and diligent search has been made for Defendant Sherry Massey. 3. It is necessary to obtain juristiction of these Defendants by publication of the Summons and Lis Pendens in a newspaper of general circulation as provided for in SC Code Ann 15‑9‑740, (1977), and the Santa
Even Harding Furniture David Marsango Household items Sabrina West Personal Rafael Desena Personal Marc Woerfel Personal
Enrique Chavez Home Furnishing + tools
SUMMONS CASE NO.: 2017‑CP‑23‑ (Action to Clear Tax Title an Confirm Tax Sale) S.C 12‑61‑10, et.seq. STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE FERNANDO HERNANDEZ Plaintiff, VS ANITA GOGGANS; LINDA WILLIAMS; DORIS WORKS a/k/a DORIS WERKS; and SHERRY MASSEY Defendants. TO: THE DEFENDANTS ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint in this action, a copy of which is herby served upon you, and to serve a copy of your Answer to the said Complaint on the subscriber at his office at 200 North Main Street, Greer, South Carolina, 29650 (P.O. Box 450, Greer, SC 29652), within thirty (30) days after service thereof, exclusive of
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING City Council October 16, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Goleta City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider a Resolution adopting the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The date, time, and location of the public hearing are set forth below. PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The City of Goleta’s 2018 Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan (BPMP) is a general long-term planning and feasibility document that assesses existing conditions and identifies possible improvements to the City’s street network to enhance pedestrian and bicycle travel citywide. The BPMP also implements several policies in the City’s General Plan/Coastal Land Use Plan (GP/CLUP). The guidelines, design concepts and locations are conceptual in nature and do not constitute engineering level analyses of any project, but instead presents these concepts for future implementation. As a local-level feasibility and planning study, the BPMP outlines a range of projects including Class I, II, and III bicycle lanes, sidewalk improvements, traffic signal timing and enhancements to assist pedestrians and bicyclists, and traffic calming devices throughout the City within the public rights-ofway. Project from the BPMP will be developed and constructed when Council directs project funding and prioritization. This process will occur over the next ten to twenty years. When required and depending on the location and scope of each project, project-specific CEQA analyses will be performed for the future projects. The Plan is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (Public Resources Code, §§ 21000, et seq., “CEQA”) and the regulations promulgated thereunder (14 Cal. Code of Regulations, §§ 15000, et seq., the “CEQA Guidelines”) Statutory Exemption §15262 [Feasibility and Planning Studies], which, pursuant to §15374, requires only the filing of a Notice of Exemption. PROJECT LOCATION: The regulations would apply citywide. Monday, October 16, 2018, at 6:00 P.M. City of Goleta, Council Chambers 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B Goleta, California 93117
PUBLIC COMMENT: All interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearing and to present written and/or oral comments. All letters should be addressed to Jampes Winslow, Senior Project Manager, Public Works Department, City of Goleta, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117. Letters must be received by the Public Works Department on or before the date of the hearing, or public comment can be submitted at the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Additional information is on file at the Public Works Department, Goleta City Hall, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117. Contact James Winslow at (805) 961-7577 or jwinslow@cityofgoleta. org for more information regarding the project. More information is also posted on CityofGoleta.org, ProjectGoleta.com – Bicycle Projects. [Para información en español, por favor llame Sr. Jaime Valdez, (805) 961-7568.] 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
Barbara Independent is a newspaper of general circulation in said County most likely to give the said Defendant notice of these proceedings. WHEREFORE, Plaintiff prays that this Court issue its Order authorizing service of the Summons and Lis Pendens by publication in the Santa Barbara Independent such being deignated as
the newspaper most likely to give notice of these proceedings; and for such other and further relief as may be just and proper. s/Ronald G. Bruce 200 North Main Street Greer, SC 29650; (864) 877‑0207 ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF Published Sep 20, 27. Oct 4, 11 2018.
REVISED NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF PROPOSED FINAL EIR AND ADDENDUM NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Planning Commission October 8, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Chelsea Watson Personal
HEARING DATE AND TIME: PLACE:
the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, judgment be default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Plaintiff would respectfully show this Court that: 1. This is an action for foreclosure against Anita Goggans; Linda Williams; Doris Works a/k/a
FIRE STATION 10 PROJECT CASE NO. 17-069-DRB; 17-044-GPA/RZ/DP Located at 7952 Hollister Avenue; APN 079-210-075 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that 1) a proposed Addendum to the City’s General Plan/Coastal Land Use Plan 2006 Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR), 2009 Supplemental EIR and subsequent addenda and 2) the proposed Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR), SCH #2017081066, for the Fire Station 10 project is available for review and 2) the Planning Commission of the City of Goleta will conduct a public hearing on the date set forth below to consider the following: Project Description: City of Goleta Neighborhood Services and Public Safety Department has requested approval of the Fire Station 10 Project. The site location noted above has a Visitor Serving (C-V) General Plan land use designation and is zoned Limited Commercial (C-1) in the Coastal Zoning Ordinance. The request is also to approve the Addendum to the City’s General Plan/Coastal Land Use Plan 2006 Final EIR pursuant to 14 California Code of Regulations §§ 15164 et seq. and certify the proposed project Final EIR, adopt the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP), and adopt a Statement of Overriding Considerations (SOC), pursuant to 14 California Code of Regulations §§ 15090. The project requires a General Plan Amendment from Visitor Serving Commercial (C-V) to Public/ Quasi-Public (P-S); a Rezone from Limited Commercial (C-1) to Professional and Institutional (PI); a Development Plan with Modifications for rear and side yard setback encroachments of two accessory structures, and front yard setback for public parking lot encroachment and a Conceptual Coastal Development Permit to allow the construction of the Fire Station 10 to serve western Goleta. The proposal is for a new single story, three-apparatus bay fire station of approximately 11,600 square feet, a public parking lot with seven spaces (closest to Hollister Avenue), employee parking for nine spaces behind the building, and a community room/training room with a 30-person capacity. Site development also includes a bifurcated above-ground fuel tank (250-gallon gasoline and 1,000-gallon diesel), an emergency generator, outside hose drying racks, a soldier pile wall at the mid-slope northern property line, landscaping and site frontage improvements including sidewalk, curb, gutter and bike lane. Preliminary earthwork quantities are estimated to be 1100 cubic yards (CY) of cut, 2300 CY of fill and 1200 CY of import. The Planning Commission’s action is advisory to the City Council who is the decision maker for the project. The Planning Commission hearing will be held as follows: HEARING LOCATION:
Goleta City Hall, Council Chambers 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117
Monday, October 8, 2018 at 6:00 pm
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FINDINGS: The Addendum has been prepared pursuant to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Public Resources Code §§ 21000, et seq.) and CEQA Guidelines (14 California Code of Regulations §§ 15164, et seq.). The Addendum identifies and discusses potential impacts associated with the proposed project GPA and concludes the project GPA would not exceed those impacts identified in the GP/CLUP FEIR and therefore would have no new significant environmental effects beyond those identified in the GP/CLUP FEIR The proposed project Final EIR has been prepared pursuant to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Public Resources Code, §§ 21000 et seq.), the regulations promulgated thereunder (14 California Code of Regulations, §§ 15000 et seq.), and the City’s Environmental Review Guidelines. The City of Goleta is acting as the Lead Agency for this project. The Final EIR identifies and discusses potential impacts, mitigation measures, monitoring requirements, and residual impacts for identified subject areas. Significant and unavoidable impacts are identified in the areas of short-term Aesthetics/Visual Resources and short term Noise (during construction). Potentially significant but mitigable effects on the environment are anticipated in the following areas: Aesthetics/Visual Resources, Biology (short term during construction), Cultural Resources, Geology and Soils, Hydrology, and Transportation (short term during construction). To approve the Fire Station 10 project, the City Council would need to adopt a Statement of Overriding Considerations in accordance with applicable law. CORTESE LIST: Further, the site is not listed on any hazardous waste facilities or disposal sites as enumerated under Section 65962.5 of the California Government Code (the “Cortese list”) DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY: The hearing documents and all documents referenced therein may be obtained at the City of Goleta, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117. The Addendum and proposed project Final EIR are now posted on the City’s website at www.cityofgoleta.org. The Planning Commission staff report will be posted on the City’s website and available at City Hall at least 72 hours prior to the hearing. PUBLIC COMMENT: All interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearing and to present written and/or oral comments. All letters should be emailed to: Wendy Winkler, Management Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to: Attn: Planning Commission, Goleta City Hall, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117. Comments must be received by noon on Monday prior to the hearing.in order for the Planning Commission to have time to review. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Additional information is on file at the Planning and Environmental Review Department, Goleta City Hall, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117. Contact Laura Bridley, Contract Planner, at 805-896-2153, email@example.com, or Lisa Prasse, Planning Manager, at 805-961-7542 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. 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]).
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]).
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