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CONTENTS

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NEWS.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13

OPINIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15

THE WEEK.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

LIVING.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Living Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Starshine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

FOOD & DRINK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 The Restaurant Guy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Dining Out Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

QUÉBEC ROCK CITY

Name: Michelle Drown Title: Senior Editor

You just got back from Québec music festival. Tell us about it. The Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ) is an 11-day event that takes place in Québec City each July. The roster consists of top-notch musicians that include established groups as well as up-andcomers, performing an array of genres. What were the highlights? Twenty One Pilots and alt-J both put on astounding shows, no easy feat considering the bands played the main stage, which has space for 80,000 fans. I am also a fan of Montreal-born chanteuse Coeur de Pirate, and it was wonderful to hear her perform live. What new bands did you discover? I was really impressed with Émilie Clepper, a Québec folk/ Americana artist who has albums in both French and English. Her warm, at-times-haunting voice is beguiling; her latest record, Émilie Clepper et la grande migration, is lovely and highly listenable.

A&E. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

Arts Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

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The Granada Theatre becomes Mission Control for this space-themed family concert. Combining orchestral excerpts by Beethoven, Richard Strauss, Holst, Ives, Shostakovich, Messiaen, John Adams, and John Williams with audience participation and a specially created film, this multimedia event will thrill the entire family. The lead sponsors of the London Symphony Orchestra partnership are Linda and Michael Keston and Mary Lynn and Warren Staley. Additional support has been provided in remembrance of Léni Fé Bland.

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NEWS of the WEEK

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CANNABIS

MARTYR FOR A CAUSE: Das Williams

THE GRAND SOLILOQUILER: Steve Lavagnino

THE INSTIGATOR: Joan Hartmann

Long Day’s Journey into Night Car Crash Saves Cannabis Industry from Even Tougher Restrictions

by Nick Welsh teria, Goleta, and Solvang—argued the new he county’s much-embattled cannabis regulations didn’t go nearly far enough on an industry was not saved so much by the industry they insisted constituted an exisbell this Tuesday evening as it was by a tential threat to their characters and ways of random car crash late in the afternoon life. Some, like Goleta’s mayor Paula Perrotte, when an errant Santa Maria driver collided objected that the supervisors had ignored with a power line, knocking out electrical ser- their input. Only Lompoc’s mayor, Jenelle vices for 4,111 properties, most notably the Joe Osborne, sang a contrary tune. Lompoc has Centeno Government Center. That loss of power forced all five county supervisors to switch rooms and scramble — devising a combination of a tablet, a cell phone, and a Facebook page — to keep the meeting going, thus allowing every member of the public who wanted to testify, including those in downtown Santa Barbara, to speak their peace. By the time the exhausting 10-hour public meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m., more than 200 speakers had done just that. Both sides successfully amassed their respective troops for a knockdown-drag-out over a series of votes that partisans for and against CAN'T FARMERS GET ALONG? Andy Caldwell the new industry believed would significantly control how cannabis growers could continue to cultivate in Santa opened its arms to the new industry, imposBarbara County. ing no caps on the number of retail outlets, Supporters of the burgeoning industry for example, even allowing retail lounges were mostly front-line cannabis workers, where cannabis customers can hang out and decidedly younger and ethnically mixed, inhale, imbibe, or otherwise ingest the prodwho expressed a gratitude that bordered on uct of their choice. But for the car crash, it appeared likely economic desperation for new jobs that pay considerably higher than minimum wage that a majority of supervisors might have and come with medical, dental, and vacation endorsed some sort of cap on the amount benefits. They argued the new restrictions of cannabis that could be cultivated in Santa were unnecessary and that it was too soon to Barbara, the only coastal county that has no conclude that the county’s existing cannabis such cap. Totally undiscussed, however, was any sense of how tight the cap and how much ordinance had failed to get the job done. The other side—city leaders from Carpin- cannabis would be allowed. Any such cap

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would be a major political shift in board cannabis policy, though no deliberations took place Tuesday due to the power outage. Also left undeliberated was a cluster of smaller but significant tweaks to the ordinance that would have required cannabis operators to install odor-control systems much sooner. This measure, which would require the systems be installed before operators apply for business licenses, clearly had the votes necessary to pass. Odor seepage has been an especially intense issue in Carpinteria where rows of greenhouses line a 2.6-mile stretch of road. Also, it appears there are votes for a new requirement that all greenhouse applicants conduct meteorological studies so that it’s easier to pinpoint from which greenhouse the odors originate. Less certain will be the fate of proposals to increase buffer distances between cannabis operations and neighboring sites—like schools—from 750 feet to a mile, or proposals sought by the city of Goleta for the county to create a major buffer between cannabis operations and its urban limit line. Cannabis operations now flourish less than a mile downwind from the Bacara resort, Goleta officials complained. Supervisor Steve Lavagnino, a strong proponent of the new cannabis industry, was clearly not sympathetic, archly noting that the City of Goleta itself had opened its doors to no less than six retail dispensaries. Earlier in the day, the supervisors did vote unanimously to expand the number of people who must be notified when cannabis operations seek various land-use permits. They also voted—though only conceptually

NEWS BRIEFS CITY N AN CY RODR IG U EZ

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On 7/2, protesters gathered at the county courthouse to challenge the inhumane treatment of immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border and to demand the end of the immigration detention camps. The rally was organized by MoveOn.org and included speakers Frank Rodriguez from the 805 Immigrant Coalition and Blanca Figueroa, a representative from Congressmember Salud Carbajal’s office. The crowd observed seconds of silence to remember children who have died in custody of U.S. immigration officers. As they then marched around the courthouse and headed down State Street, they chanted, “Close the camps now!” Local officials, organizers, and workers gathered with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770 union on 7/2 outside Ralphs on Carrillo Street to demand a fair contract for grocery-store workers. Workers’ contracts at Ralphs, Albertsons, and Vons expired on 3/3, and employees have been working without contracts since. Workers have been offered less than a 1 percent raise, said Kathy Finn, UFCW secretary treasurer, while top executives for the three corporations received 19-34 percent raises. Negotiations were scheduled to begin again 7/10.

CITY Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (SBNC) launched its Healthy People Healthy Communities Campaign on 7/9 to help them raise $20 million to build a state-of-the-art clinic on the Westside. The funds, said SBNC, are necessary to match the need in Santa Barbara communities and will also fund continued operational support and expanded services. SBNC provides health-care services to anyone in the community regardless of their ability to pay and nearly a third of their patients are children. To donate, visit sbclinics.org/donate.

PEOPLE Santa Barbara man Daniel Robinson, 54, died of injuries sustained in a bicycle-versus-vehicle accident on Modoc Road near Encore Drive around midnight on 7/5. The 48-year-old driver of a 2003 Ford Explorer had been headed west on Modoc when she struck the bicyclist, who was not wearing a helmet and had no reflectors or lights on his bike. AMR ambulance responded, but the cyclist died at the scene at around 12:36 a.m. The driver was free of alcohol and drugs, according to the California Highway Patrol officers on the scene. The cyclist’s name is being withheld until his next of kin are notified. Authorities are investigating the deaths of two Arroyo Grande men found dead June 30 on a boat approximately 20 miles southwest of Point

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t’s a rite of passage for 6th graders in Santa Barbara Unified School District to attend a week-long sleep-away science camp. But at three schools in the district — Cleveland, Harding, and Santa Barbara Community Academy (SBCA) — students are being left behind. If you attend Washington or Roosevelt Elementary, you’re lucky enough to go twice — once in 5th grade and again in 6th. But that’s because of strong parent-teacher organizations, or PTOs, said Raul Ramirez, assistant superintendent of elementary education, at a June 25 school board meeting. Another handful of schools — Monroe, McKinley, Franklin, and Adams Elementary — have their 6th-grade camping trips sponsored by Audacious Foundation, a nonprofit that funds nonacademic activities at low-income, high-need schools. Audacious partnered with the schools to sponsor the camping trips after funding for them was cut last year. Without strong PTOs or sponsors, though, Cleveland, Harding, and SBCA are left with no means to fund their trips. The science camp issue was brought to the school board’s attention at the June 25 meeting during public comment. Holly Gil, science education consultant for the district, said she was concerned that three schools do not get to experience sleep-away camp. “We’ve got these three schools … that aren’t going to get this experience, and I don’t think they’ll have this opportunity during their entire K-12 journey,” said Gil. Some of the larger challenges to holding the 6th-grade camp are the expense, which isn’t fronted by the school district, and the teacher commitment to coordinate such a trip. Cleveland, Harding, and SBCA, however, present an additional challenge: parent chaperones, said Ramirez. Each school requires about seven to eight chaperones for four to five days. “The commitment of four days and five days away for many of our parents — away from work, away from obligations — is a significant ask,” said Rodriguez. Last year, Cleveland had to reschedule their trip four times, said Rodriguez, due to a lack of both facilities and chaperones.

There isn’t a simple fix to the problem of equity, said Superintendent Cary Matsuoka. “Let’s say we come in, and we fund the gap. Then we’ll have some schools saying, ‘Why are you just funding those three, and you’re not supporting all nine schools?’” said Matsuoka. The district is working to find creative solutions to the problem, including extendedday field trips to the California Science Center and site visits to USC and UCLA. However, the science camp dilemma raises a larger question about school segregation. Cleveland, Harding, and SBCA are all “intensely segregated” schools, meaning fewer than 10 percent of students are white. SBCA is the worst of the three, with 98.1 percent of its student population being Latinx. Schools are segregated not only racially but also economically. While about 50 percent of the district population qualifies for free and reduced lunch, Cleveland, Harding, and SBCA all have poverty rates above 75 percent. Cleveland has the highest percentage, with 89.5 percent of its student population labeled as socioeconomically disadvantaged. The problem of segregation extends far beyond S.B. Unified. Just two months back, UCLA’s Civil Rights Project published its findings on a deep-dive look at segregation across the country that shows a resurgence in school segregation. “Research shows that segregation has strong, negative relationships with the achievement, college success, longterm employment and income of students of color,” read the findings. All students have been found to benefit from desegregation, including white students. “White students are not harmed in terms of measured achievement outcomes and gain considerably in terms of their readiness to live and work across racial lines in the setting of the future,” the report states. In order to tackle the insidious issue, the report suggests implementing across-districts plans that incorporate support from housing, transportation, and local government. “It is clear that desegregation and diversity seldom happen by accident,” report researchers. For now, though, Cleveland, Harding, and SBCA sixth graders won’t be joining their peers at science camp. n

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CLEAR-CUT: Police describe “gang incidents” as “crimes where criminal street gang affiliation was a motivating factor in the incident.” Data source: Santa Barbara Police Department

Gang Crime Is Up Violent Incidents Spiking Since 2018 by Tyler Hayden ang crime in the City of Santa Barbara is up, with a noticeable spike in gangrelated incidents between 2017 and 2018 and this year’s numbers on pace to be even higher. Not only are there more overall cases, authorities say, they’ve increased in violence and intensity. This Monday, four alleged members of the Westside gang pleaded not guilty to the fatal June 1 stabbing of Alberto Torres on Cacique Street. A trial date has now been set for three men charged with the New Year’s Day murder of Jesus Reyes. And prosecutors are currently juggling multiple gun cases, recently securing the attempted murder conviction of a longtime Eastside gang member who fired on rivals. He was sentenced to 28 years in prison. “When you see cases involving gang members with guns, that’s concerning,” said Senior Deputy District Attorney Kimberly Siegel, who is now embroiled in a separate attempted murder trial of a well-known rapper and suspected gang member. Siegel attributed the higher figures partially to a spike in incidents of gang members coming from outside the city and committing burglaries and robberies. She said suspects have driven from the Lompoc and Los Angeles areas to ransack Montecito homes left empty by the debris flow and target pharmacies stocked with prescription pills. Siegel also blamed recent reforms of the state’s justice system, including propositions 47 and 57, which allowed parole consideration for nonviolent felons and reduced certain drug charges, respectively. But Siegel, along with the city police department’s Lieutenant Kenneth Kushner, mainly pointed to growing activity and tension among the city’s two main gang factions, the Eastside and Westside. While 2008’s regional crackdown on organized crime, called “Operation Gator Roll,” quieted things for many years, the power vacuum left by taking major players off the street is now being filled by groups of at-risk youth coming of age. Siegal said the aggression isn’t limited to gang-on-gang attacks. An Uber

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driver was recently assaulted, and residents in the Milpas area have been held up at gunpoint. Kushner said it’s difficult to say what event or series of events may have precipitated the recent wave of intra-gang violence. “Retaliation and payback are part of that culture,” he said. “One incident could lead to another, and another, and another.” In response, police have stepped up patrols and probation searches. “We’ve done a few things we don’t typically do as a regular course of business,” he said. Even during recent staffing shortages, Kushner said, the department has been careful to maintain full funding for its anti-gang units. And its committed to ongoing preventative programs, including the Police Activities League (PAL), he said. Mayor Cathy Murillo has been heavily involved in gang diversion efforts throughout her political career and took a significant amount of credit for the dip in activity during her time on the council. She said the current uptick isn’t necessarily surprising and shouldn’t be a cause for concern. “We knew there would be flare-ups, now matter how successful our prevention efforts, and I have full faith in our police department, probation, and service providers to keep focused on intervention when needed and suppression when required,” she said. Central to that work is the South Coast Task Force on Youth Safety, said Murillo. Director Saul Serrano said the Task Force will continue coordinating with government and schools to guide students tempted by a life of crime toward healthier pursuits, and it’s now applying for a $1 million federal grant to bolster programs throughout the county, but especially in Santa Maria and Lompoc, where gang violence is growing at an even faster rate.  Serrano said it’s tragic to see youth he’s worked with take the wrong path. “We’ve provided them opportunities, but they’ve made their choice,” he said. Nevertheless, he’s also confident the numbers will decrease again. “We know it’s cyclical,” he said. “When they go down, we celebrate. And when they n go up, we get to work.”


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said maintaining residency in the park is vital to his welfare. “Continuing to make my home remaining here in the park is fundamental to my sense of well-being and the quality of my remaining life,” the renter said. Residents have asked St. Vincent’s to “grandfather” in the remaining six or seven renters until they either voluntarily move out or pass away. (Because some renters are still in the process of moving out, the exact number of renters facing eviction is unclear.) The request was denied simply because it’s within St. Vincent’s legal right to do so and that the majority of mobile home parks don’t allow it. One homeowner said she had neighbors, a couple who were renting, who left earlier this year out of fear. The husband had recently had a stroke, and the stress from the move reportedly exacerbated his condition, causing him to go into a second “health attack” after they moved into their smaller, $800-more-a-month rental outside of San Vicente. Another homeowner has been subletting his home to a 94-year-old tenant for over a decade. The homeowner, unaware at the time that St. Vincent’s would take away subleasing rights, promised the tenant a home until residential medical care was required. When the homeowner asked St. Vincent’s to allow the tenant to continue living there, he was told they “cannot make exceptions for one person or they’d have to make exceptions for others.” ELDER EXODUS: San Vicente Mobile Home Park’s new management has implemented new regulations that have already driven many senior residents from their homes and led to eviction notices for several others. Many homeowners who haven’t subleased their homes and don’t plan to are still outraged at the new rule because having the option was a reason they chose to invest in the first place. Five of the homeowners interviewed said their San Vicente homes were one of the biggest investments of their lives, and they would never have done so if they knew their right to sublease would be taken from them. “After [a surgery], I could end up in a care facility,” one of the homeowners said. “Renting my home would certainly pay for a little of that, and I wouldn’t have to sell my home. … I would have a home to come home to.” by Delaney Smith Because of the expenses of caring for other family transition, it has become a nightmare for many of them. est of Highway 154 between the 101 and After decades of allowing subletting to renters, St. members in care facilities, many homeowners subleased Cathedral Oaks Road, the San Vicente Vincent’s told homeowners they would no longer be their homes to offset the costs. With this new rule, they Mobile Home Park has been a thriving allowed to sublease their properties. Santa Barbara’s will have to sell their homes to pay for either their own senior community for over 40 years — a vacancy rate for rentals is currently less than one-half care or their loved ones’. Although the MRL allows tight-knit neighborhood that’s safe and affordable for its percent, making it nearly impossible for the seniors being homeowners to sublease their homes if they are put in a 55-and-older residents. Those who live in the park can’t evicted by the new rule to secure affordable housing medical facility, it only allows them to charge renters the walk down its streets without being greeted by neighbors. before the September deadline. Many of those affected amount of the mortgage for up to a year, defeating the They hold potlucks and events at the park’s community are in their eighties and nineties and have severe health purpose of offsetting medical bills. A group of homeowners in the park put together a center and support each other through good times and issues — including incurable cancers and strokes. Residents say they have repeatedly entreated St. 60-page proposal for St. Vincent’s, hoping to change bad. One resident said she hasn’t locked her front door in years because she trusts her neighbors so much. Their Vincent’s to continue to allow the practice of subletting, the administration’s mind. The packet included signed way of life is being threatened, though, by new regulations but St. Vincent’s CEO Rosa Paredes has repeatedly denied letters and interviews from residents, photos of the wellimplemented by the park’s new management that have the request without providing sufficient reasoning. The kept subleased homes, a list of the benefits of subleasing, already driven many residents from their homes. Independent reached out to Paredes, the park’s consultant and a final “invitation” to St. Vincent’s to work with the St. Vincent’s of Santa Barbara leased the land in 1978 to Trey Pinner, and its attorney Terry Bartlett for comment homeowners to “create a more flexible and humane the Parker and Rice families — who developed the 320- multiple times, but the requests were either denied or environment” that can benefit both St. Vincent’s and the acre parcel into the San Vicente Mobile Home Park — for ignored. homeowners. “To hopefully elicit greater understanding, rental income to fund St. Vincent’s ministries. Established “They aren’t going to respond to moral or ethical empathy, compassion, and flexibility in the awareness in 1858, St. Vincent’s has earned a sterling reputation in reasoning, so we have to go the shame route,” one and decisions of St. Vincent’s,” the proposal reads, “we’ve Santa Barbara for its charity work, including the area’s first renter said about their reasoning for making the dispute included an assortment of personal letters which address infirmary for children, a preschool, low-income housing public. Of the more than 20 residents (both renters and residents’ fears, concerns, uncertainty, confusion, and for families and seniors, and a program for single mothers homeowners) who spoke with the Independent, none impact on their physical and mental well-being resulting and their children to learn life skills. Previously headed by were willing to be identified by name. “I’m saying this, from the attempted imposition of these new rules.” CEO Sister Margaret Keaveney, the nonprofit’s leadership although I’m scared it will come back to bite me, out of Although CEO Paredes acknowledged in August shifted to its first unordained CEO, Rosa Paredes, in 2017 hope it will change their minds,” the renter said. Residents 2018 at one of several “meet and confer” meetings with — the same year St. Vincent’s took over management of repeatedly cited fear of retaliation as the reason for staying homeowners that she received the 60-page proposal, anonymous, but they wanted their stories shared. she said the contents would not change her stance. The the mobile home park. Under the Parker/Rice ownership, the park became Under the California Mobilehome Residency Law proposal also outlined St. Vincent’s self-proclaimed a neighborhood of 270 homes with running water, (MRL), St. Vincent’s is within its legal rights to take values — advocacy, respect, excellence — and asked the electricity, its own roads, and a central community away homeowners’ right to sublease to renters. One nonprofit to reflect upon its own values in relation to San center with a tennis court, pool, and game room. When homeowner said the way the laws are written allows Vicente. “It’s shocking how expensive it is outside of the the 40-year lease was up in 2017, the Parker and Rice landowners to do “essentially whatever they want” to park,” one renter said. “I am in my eighties and will have families were unable to renew, and St. Vincent’s took homeowners because wealthier landowners have access to sell most of my belongings to make it work. … Life is over management of the park. Although homeowners to better attorneys. already uncertain as it is. Where is the compassion from were initially told they shouldn’t be concerned about the n An 84-year-old renter with stage four prostate cancer the church?”

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— to ban outright any cannabis operations on smaller agricultural parcels — less than 20 acres located inland from the coast. Cannabis will still be allowed on smaller agriculturally zoned parcels of more than 20 acres, but the land use permitting hoops will be significantly more stringent. The cannabis industry complained that it currently costs up to $200,000 for technical studies needed to apply for land-use permits. By upping the ante, they warned—as did Sara Rotman, a one-time fashionista branding maven who started growing cannabis upon moving to Santa Barbara in response to chronic health issues — the county is introducing a disruptive level of uncertainty that will make it that much harder for lawful operators to get through the system. Black-market operators — disdainful of county rules — will be allowed to proliferate, they warned.

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As exhausting as Tuesday’s marathon proved, significant new information emerged. The County’s Air Pollution Control District (APCD), Supervisor Das Williams reported, concluded that none of the active ingredients deployed in the leading odor-control system — used in 12 Carpinteria greenhouses — are “toxic pollutants as defined by the state of California.” Critics had expressed fear that systems could become smog precursors when combined with sunlight. The APCD’s finding will probably not comfort some cannabis critics who fear the long-term exposure to as much as 450,000 pounds of chemically

treated vapors annually. Cannabis grower John De Friel, a major player with the Lompoc Growers Association along with Rotman, leaked preliminary results of an economic study prepared by UCSB’s Economic Forecast project indicating the cannabis industry created 6,000 new jobs — either directly, indirectly, or induced —and injected $453 million a year into the local economy. That report, stated author Peter Rupert, remains highly preliminary. De Friel had been accused earlier that day by an industry critic of lying on an affidavit claiming to have been growing medicinal plants prior to January 19, 2016, the county’s cutoff date for the county to award growers the protection of legal nonconforming status. The critic provided before and after photographs provided by Google Earth to make his case. De Friel stated he had no association with the company in question and that the photographs were not of his property. When Maureen Claffey, a particularly vocal critic of the county’s enforcement shortcomings against nuisance operators, complained of “a failure of moral imagination,” Supervisor Williams—whose district includes Carpinteria where he resides with his wife and two children—countered that an industry that provided so many jobs clearly had a moral component to it. A key player who’s helped foment the gathering opposition to the county’s cannabis industry has been Sara Miller McCune, owner of Sage Publishing and a serious heavy hitter in Santa Barbara’s philanthropic and

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political circles. Until Tuesday, McCune’s involvement was understood but never stated. At Tuesday’s hearing, a McCune emissary read a letter from McCune. “I am furious about the leniency and proliferation of permits for cannabis which Das Williams is foisting upon us with the aid of most of our supervisors.” Williams and Supervisor Steve Lavagnino were unfavorably depicted in a recent Los Angeles Times article as being unduly cozy with cannabis lobbyists and taking campaign donations from the cannabis industry. Lavagnino delivered a passionate response

saying he could not let allegations that he had acted “unethically” go unchecked. He said he did attend a fundraiser for the Special Olympics with a cannabis business representative, but he paid for both tickets. “Who paid for it? I did,” he exclaimed. Lavagnino hoped the cannabis industry could provide a new revenue stream now that the oil industry appears on the wane. It takes money, he said, to provide needed help for mental health, homeless services, road repairs, and a response to climate change. The issue will be revisited at the supervin sors’ July 16 hearing.

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recent article by Blanca Garcia regarding Assistant Superintendent Todd Ryckman stated: “[H]is contract was approved unanimously by boardmembers, who had full knowledge of the allegations and investigations surrounding Ryckman’s alleged behavior, said Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources John Becchio.” This is not an accurate assessment. We were not informed by the superintendent about these specific charges prior to reviewing Ryckman’s contract.

—Wendy Sims-Moten, Laura Capps, Jackie Reid, Rose Munoz, and Kate Ford, Trustees of the S.B. Unified School District Board of Education

Immigration Intolerance

At the story “ICE Detains Two Santa Barbara Residents” last week, 177 comments were posted at our Facebook page. Very few were from Santa Barbarans, and the venom in many reminded us of why we removed comments from independent.com. Two Santa Barbarans reflected the general arguments: Scott Wardlaw Deport! That is the law. • Brenda Mercado How much longer before there is protest

and civil disobedience for humanitarian crimes, including negligence [in the care] of children. Not to mention border workers known for bigotry in Facebook now under investigation.

And the online photo essay of the immigration protest at the courthouse on July 2 generated comments in a similar vein, summarized by this one: Tyler Firth Just so everyone is clear, as has already

been stated in this thread, seeking asylum isn’t illegal. But even coming into this county illegally is a misdemeanor, just like littering or jaywalking can be misdemeanors. So whatever personal intolerances you might have, let’s just say that no one should be treated this way. It’s astonishing how heartless some of the people in this thread are. In one of the most affluent cities in the world, that anyone could be so cruel, it would be evil if it weren’t for their ignorance.

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anta Barbara City Council’s 10 percent inclusionary rental housing still leaves a significant portion of the working poor out of the equation. The percentage of inclusionary matters less than the program’s affordability, which does not meet the HUD definition of extremely low income. That’s an income group predominantly made up of Santa

Barbara’s Spanish-speaking workers and families. The Average Unit-size Density (AUD) program addresses affordability in theory, but in practicality, it does not help those most vulnerable and in need of true affordability. The solution is land banking and removing private developers from the affordable-housing business. Successful cities partner with a nonprofit community development corporation or their local housing authority to create affordable housing as a mechanism for poverty reduction. But in Santa Barbara, we can’t allow such democratic socialist ideas to float into our money-making scheme and the 70 percent-over-the-national-average real estate values that sucks the life out of poor people. The AUD is a shell game and clearly an effort to serve market-rate development. In reality it shows no serious attempt to create pathways for the average low-income worker to improve their quality of life, simply because 70 percent of worker income pays their rent. Affordable inclusionary is intended to help the poor. What we have is a program that systematically locks the poor out.

—Mark Moses Alvarado, S.B.

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am shocked and disappointed by your July 4th cover story. While the establishment of a mosque in Goleta is probably newsworthy, it is certainly an inappropriate cover story for your Independence Day edition. The basic message of our Declaration of Independence, that “all men are created equal,” is poorly illustrated by the photo of Muslim worshipers segregated by sex with the women relegated to the back of the room behind a screen. Would a patriotic theme have been too conservative? Or perhaps just unfashionable?

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Dylan Corselius Willson 05/07/86 – 07/14/08

niece Welina Kadota ; and many extended cousins and aunts also survive him. John was loved deeply by his family; he leaves a void in our lives that will forever be vacant without his care and love. An informal public celebration of John’s life will be held at: 5185 Cambridge Lane, Carpinteria, CA on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Marcy Ellsworth Rodgers 09/21/48-06/11/19 The years have a mind, a path a momentum of their own. I am caught in their flow, ofter startled when I surface to catch my breath, to see how I have come to know you now, through your spirit, your gentle unseen touch. Life is different since you once walked here beside me...the colors less bright, but the need to follow in your footsteps more compelling and urgent. You saw the world so clearly while you were and so, I don't your wise and rose colored glasses...always with the deepest love and the greatest admiration. Forever your Mom.

John Maruo Kadota 06/16/59-06/15/19

Our beloved brother John passed away unexpectedly on June 15, 2019. John was born June 16, 1959 in Los Angeles, CA to Hayao Kadota and Shizuko Kadota. Everyone who knew John loved him. He was generous to a fault, thoughtful and loving. He was a true friend, giving to those who needed his help with the spirit of generosity and care. John worked while going to college and graduated with history and teaching degrees from UCSB, with honors, in spite of a bipolar diagnosis. He taught at elementary schools in the Waianae coast of Hawaii for approximately 10 years and loved working with the children. He moved back to Carpinteria, CA the last 15 years of his life. John enjoyed learning art and history, he enjoyed making models of World War II soldiers and equipment and he enjoyed taking sculptor classes privately and through adult ed. He also enjoyed volunteering at the Granada Theatre, especially working the CAMA, Music Academy of the West and Santa Barbara Symphony shows while listening to the music he loved. He is the youngest of 5 siblings and is survived by his siblings Keith Kadota (Shelley) in Hawaii, Mark Kadota (Gijs) in Amsterdam and Hawaii, Carolyn Wood Friedman (Neil) and Marian Kadota in Carpinteria. His nephews Mateo Wood, Nathan Wood and Ryan Kadota; 16

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Marcy Ellsworth Rodgers passed away peacefully on June 11, 2019 and has gone to Heaven to be with Jesus. Marcy was the youngest of four children born to the late Joe Ellsworth and Letitia Quatman Ellsworth and is survived by her brother John Ellsworth and was preceded in death by siblings Letty Smith and Peter Ellsworth.  She was born in Alameda, California on September 21, 1948.  Marcy is a graduate of San Marcos High School Class on 1966 and had a passion for camping at the beach, golf, volunteering and service to others.  She spent time helping Veterans in Alaska, building schools in Africa and helping to rebuild homes in New Orleans.    She is survived by her two sons, Andrew and Matthew and her two grandchildren, Lilah and Wilson.  Services will be held at Community Covenant Church on Saturday, July 13 at 2 PM.  In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Bridges of Hope International.

Gloria Mae Cloonan 01/15/27-06/22/19

Gloria Mae Cloonan passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Santa Barbara, CA at the age of 92. She was born in Grove City, Pennsylvania (PA) to Dallas Raymond and Gladys (McDowell) Rihel and grew up in Ellwood City, PA. At the age of

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18, Gloria attended Nurses Training and qualified as a Registered Nurse (RN). At 23, she and her best friend Betty Cogley got on a Greyhound bus and moved to Los Angeles, California. For seven years, she worked as an air hostess for Trans World Airlines (TWA), and for the remainder of her career as a nurse in occupational health. Gloria was married to William Cloonan and lived in Los Angeles, California. In the 1980s, she moved to Santa Barbara with her mother Gladys and her dogs. Gloria loved her pets, the Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara, long walks in Shoreline Park, and traveling around the country in her 34-foot motor home. She is survived by family and friends who will miss her dearly. A memorial service will be held at 2pm on August 10 at the Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara.

Patricia T. Chamberlin-Calamar 1926-2019

Pat Chamberlin was the first to teach folk guitar classes through “Adult Ed” (Santa Barbara City College Continuing Education). The classes started in 1965 and were popular for many years. Also in the 1960s, Pat and the guitar group she headed at University United Methodist Church in Isla Vista were on the forefront of a new type of lively worship service. Later her religious outlook was aligned with the Quaker Society of Friends. Pat, or Patsy, was a remarkable woman full of energy, songs, love, fun, enthusiasm, and hopes for peace. She adored singing, children, nature, camping, cross-country skiing, health food, gardening, The New Yorker magazine, and making marmalade. While she never legally changed her name to Calamar, she hyphenated it to honor her second husband, photographer Don Calamar. He brought eight children to their 1975 marriage and she brought five, although most of these 13 were already adults. In 2004 Pat and the others who cooperated at “Arlington West” near Stearns Wharf to mark Americans killed in Iraq won a Local Hero award from the Santa Barbara Independent. Don, who received a Silver Star in WWII and was a member of Veterans for Peace, participated at Arlington West before he died in 2004. Pat Chamberlin-Calamar is the author of Alaska’s 12 Days of Summer and co-author of Ballad of the Wild Bear. After obtaining a Masters Degree from U.C.S.B. in Early Childhood Education, Pat briefly worked for the SB School District until Don

retired, then taught mother-toddler classes for Adult Ed and compiled a songbook, Rock-a-Bye Parent. In her 80s she performed music with her ukulele for at-risk seniors and with the protest singers, The Raging Grannies. She loved Alaska where she and Don spent 20 summers in Talkeetna helping Don’s daughter and son-in-law run their mountaineering company, Alaska-Denali Guiding. Pat had many Talkeetna friends and volunteered at KTNA Community Radio. Pat was born in Florida but spent most of her early years on the East Coast. Prior to her life in Santa Barbara and Alaska, she taught folk guitar in Monterey and performed in a trio called “The Abalone Three.” Before that she taught folk guitar in Topanga Canyon in Malibu and was part of a puppet troupe, “The Dancing Dolls.” Pat and her first husband, the late film scholar R. Philip Chamberlin, met in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ before she left for prep school at Northfield School for Girls in Massachusetts. When they married in 1948, she was the singer in his swing band and a teacher at Northfield. Pat attended U.C. Berkeley, majored in English, was a song leader in the spirit squad, played Reno Sweeney in the Cole Porter musical Anything Goes, and graduated in 1947. Phil and Pat spent 1952-54 teaching in Denmark at International People’s College in Elsinore. In the late 1960s with Bill Rainey and his first wife and the Daniels, they built the Nickelodeon Theatre in Santa Cruz. (Rainey bought out both couples after his wife died. Contrary to a published item, Pat is not a founder of the Magic Lantern Theatre in Isla Vista.) Phil and Pat divorced before she met Don. Pat struggled with Alzheimer’s disease for several years, but she passed peacefully on June 23, 2019 at age 93. She is survived by four of her five children, seven of her eight step-children, seven grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren and numerous greatgrandchildren and step-greatgrandchildren. To honor Pat, go out and do something to make the world a better place or send a tax-deductible gift to the Resource Center for Nonviolence (www.rcnv.org), Veterans for Peace (www.veteransforpeace.org), the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz. org), or KTNA Community Radio (https://ktna.org/). Mark your calendars and join us for a celebration-memorial for Pat at the Quaker Meeting House, 2012 Chapala St. Santa Barbara on the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 29, 2019 at 1pm.

Farhad Mirbod

03/21/69 - 06/25/19

Farhad Mirbod was born March 21, 1969, to Parviz and Toya Mirbod in Kermanshah, Iran. From an early age, Farhad took after his mechanically inclined grandfather, who taught him to make lanterns; he in turn taught the neighborhood children to make them. He spent many happy years in Iran and savored memories of sleeping outdoors on balconies with his younger brother Farshad and cousins in the summer. But when the 1979 Revolution took place in Iran, his family immigrated to the United States. They moved first to New York, then to Upland, Calif. Farhad spoke barely any English when he started fifth grade, but was winning spelling contests within a few months. As a teen, he enjoyed working on cars, riding dirt bikes, playing guitar and building model airplanes. He attended UCSB, earning a BS (1993) and MS (1995) in mechanical engineering with an emphasis in thermal dynamics, and put his degrees to work in engineering at Raytheon, Flir and Sonos. It was during his college years that he met Wendy while both were taking the same physics class. She remembers the day she came to school with a cough and he returned from a class break with hot tea and lemon for her, saying, “When I’m sick, this is what my mom makes for me.” It was the start of a 30-year romance. Wendy and Farhad married on April 10, 1995, and created a family full of bright and independent children: Emily was born in 2000, Evan in 2004 and Ethan in 2005. They went on lots of outdoor adventures together, sailing in the Santa Barbara Harbor, skiing in Mammoth and camping and backpacking at Sequoia, Joshua Tree and in the Sierras. Farhad had many hobbies, from photography and bread-baking to disc golf and remote-control airplanes. He dove headfirst into things he was passionate about, as evidenced by his weekend-long beer-making stints, with all data recorded in Excel spreadsheets. He was a true audiophile who loved attending concerts and furthering his knowledge through podcasts and documentaries. Farhad also enjoyed the art of conversation and could engage in lively dialogue with anyone, whether meeting a new parent at one of his children’s schools, during a game with his monthly poker group or debating social responsibility with his kids. Even when he had an opposing point of view, he would always make people feel valued and appreciated. He will be remembered by friends and family as brilliant, funny,


obituaries rational, humble, thoughtful, focused, staunchly atheist, and with a quiet intensity that belied his love of heavy metal and hard rock music. Farhad died at home on June 25 after a nearly two-year battle with metastatic lung cancer. He is survived by his wife Wendy; children Emily, Evan and Ethan; brother Farshad; and many extended family. In lieu of flowers, Farhad would want friends to donate to National Public Radio, as he was an NPR fanatic. In recognition of his contributions, all Sonos speakers will now be made with an embossed heart on the inside.

Stanley James Armsey 12/20/24 - 06/21/19

Stanley James Armsey, 94, died peacefully on June 21, 2019, the day of the summer solstice, at the Valle Verde Senior Living Community in Santa Barbara, California where he had been in residence for the past four years. Born December 20, 1924, to James Walter Armsey and Irene Josephine Stanley, he grew up in and around Decatur, Illinois where he was known from his earliest days as a spirited and adventurous youngster. Stanley was the oldest of three children, the other two being his sisters Betty Jean Geer (1926-1996) and Cornelia “Connie” Mitch (1928-2015). Stanley’s mother passed away when he was only 12 years old, but true to his generous, supportive and take charge nature Stanley stepped forward without hesitation and took on major family responsibilities, including part time jobs after school and on weekends to help with family finances, an impressive feat for a teenage boy in the 1930’s when the country was only slowly emerging from the massive unemployment of the Great Depression. Two weeks before Stanley’s 17th birthday, the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor took place. Like so many patriotic young men at the time, Stanley rushed to the nearest military recruiting office to volunteer for duty, only to be told that he was not old enough, and that he should come back in a year. Stanley did exactly that and within days of his 18th birthday found himself on a train full of soldiers-to-be headed for boot camp in California. As a Marine, Stanley’s natural enthusiasm and work ethic allowed him to rise rapidly in rank and to become an expert at managing complex provisioning assignments. His unit was slated to rotate into the Pacific combat theater when two days before their scheduled departure, the Japanese surrendered on August 14, 1945 (August 15 in Japan). After finishing his tour of duty,

To submit obituaries for publication, please call (805) 965-5205 or email obits@independent.com Stanley decided to stay in California. As the family anchor, Stanley sponsored his aging father and both of his sisters to migrate west as well. In the late 1940’s, Stanley visited many coastal communities but was instantly and permanently enthralled by Santa Barbara and within a short period of time had taken up residence in the town that would be his home for the rest of his life. Stanley was married four times, but it was his second marriage in 1948 to Joan Marie Krodinger (19241983) that resulted in his only children, a son Steven James (1951- ) and a daughter Pamela Marie (1954- ). Even after the end of his marriage to Joan, Stanley remained a devoted and nurturing father to his children. Stanley and his children always enjoyed as many birthdays, holidays, vacations, and other get-togethers as possible, with each and every occasion being full of warmth and fond memories. Stanley tried his hand at many professions, but in Santa Barbara in the 1950’s he was widely known as the manager of Leed’s Shoe Store on State Street. He was an amazingly successful shoe salesman, perhaps in no small part due to his movie-star good looks which were said to be legendary, more than a few women in those days openly admitting that they went shoe shopping just to catch a glimpse of “Stanley Sinatra” -- a nickname he garnered due to his thin build and physical resemblance to the legendary singer Frank Sinatra. Stanley also took turns at selling cars, selling furniture and selling insurance, but it was during the go-go economic years of the 1970’s that Stanley was drawn to Real Estate and very soon after getting his agent’s license, became a broker with Merrill Lynch Realty. The rest was history as they say, with Stanley regularly taking home salesman of the month and salesman of the year honors in both the Santa Barbara and Ventura territories. Realizing that he had found his calling, Stanley diversified into every aspect of real estate. Whether on the trail of a good deal for his clients or for himself, Stanley was a true dynamo, almost never slowing down as he dashed from task to task. This earned him another of his nicknames, “Energizer Man." Stanley made sure to stage open houses every Saturday and Sunday for more than twenty years, in order to meet prospective clients, in particular first time home buyers. He was relentless in helping his clients find a pace to call home. Stanley was always on the lookout for a real estate deal, and was quite adept at finding fixer-uppers and flipping them for a nice gain as well as holding on to some properties that could generate rental income. At one time or another Stanley owned all or part of various houses, condos and apartment buildings throughout Southern California, as well as a few in Arizona and Florida, and even owned a mobile home park in Fresno, a commercial orange grove in Visalia, and a lumber mill in Oregon. Stanley also made his mark in the field of Real Estate Law when

he found himself in a legal dispute that was eventually decided by the California Court of Appeals. The dispute involved a parcel of land Stanley owned at 1600 State Street in Santa Barbara. Stanley sold the lot and a weathered structure located there to a fellow real estate man. A short while later the structure burned down. Subsequently, the buyer defaulted on his payments, and Stanley reclaimed the property by foreclosure. That resulted in a disagreement about whether the buyer still owed money to Stanley under the terms of the original sale. After many years in court, where Stanley was represented by noted Santa Barbara attorney Scott B. Campbell, a ruling in Stanley’s favor not only saw him retain the property and get paid, but established some technical legal principles regarding the relationship between the owner of an all-inclusive deed of trust and a foreclosure beneficiary. The ruling can be found at Armsey v. Channel Associates, Inc., Docket No. B016014, Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Six (August 21, 1986). Deciding to rebuild at that choice corner lot took Stanley into the world of real estate development and architectural design where he once again showed amazing natural talent. The structure that now stands at 1600 State Street is a direct result of Stanley’s guidance and vision and is considered to be a stellar example of the “Santa Barbara Look” which, of course, makes it a fitting and enduring monument to Stanley and his many talents. In addition to working 24/7, Stanley’s primary desire was to provide inspiration and assistance to his many friends and acquaintances. Stanley was one of the most generous men imaginable, but one who believed firmly in the “teach a man to fish” philosophy. One example is how he shared his knowledge of fixer uppers with some employees at his mobile home park, a gardener and a maintenance man, and showed them how to acquire old dilapidated mobile homes for little or no cash, and then refurbish them, and sell them for a tidy profit. Stanley quietly and without fanfare made gifts or loans to countless individuals, and was also a contributor to many local charities, in particular his favorite, the Salvation Army (note the similarity of initials, he would say) where he was a member of the Hope Brigade. Although Stanley did at one time or another attend race car driving school, take flying lessons, ride to the top of the Empire State Building, see Big Ben in London, go fishing in Scotland, visit Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii, ride his mountain bike all around Santa Barbara county, and take more than a few California wine tours, his recreational excursions were usually momentary diversions that eventually found him back at his favorite endeavor, managing his real estate operations. Stanley is survived by his son Steven and Steven’s wife Norma, his daughter Pamela and Pamela’s daughter Ami along with Ami’s husband Eric McCall and their two children (Stanley’s great-grand children),

Madison and Ian, as well as Stanley’s long time associate and companion, Julie Gruel. Stanley was a true original, a great representative of the self-made man, and a proud citizen of Santa Barbara, but he has chosen to have his ashes interred at a family plot next to his mother in Newton, Illinois. Before the departure of his remains, a celebration of Stanley’s life will take place on Saturday July 13, 2019 in Serra Hall at the Old Mission Santa Barbara. Proceedings will begin at 1:00 PM. Anyone who knew or worked with him is invited to attend and share joyful memories of Stanley James Armsey. Those unable to attend are invited to make a donation in Stanley's name to the Salvation Army.

George Leonard Errick, Jr. 03/12/24 – 06/25/19

George Leonard Errick, Jr., 95, died peacefully Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Carpinteria, CA. He is survived by his loving family including brother Robert (Joan) Errick, son Jeffrey (Virginia) Errick, daughter Diane (Michael) Ledbetter, granddaughter Lann Phoenix, and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. Born March 12, 1924 in the Bronx, NY, George grew up in Teaneck, NJ. He was a decorated WWII Army veteran. He spent his working life designing highways and bridges as a Civil Engineer in Central Pennsylvania. He was happily married to Joanne Capstick, the mother of his children, for over 50 years. They retired to Palm Coast, FL in 1986. After Joanne’s death in 2005, George remarried. He and his second wife, Janet Hallstrom, continued to enjoy their lives together in Palm Coast. Janet predeceased George in 2011. George was a founding member of the Christ Lutheran Church of Bunnell, FL and enjoyed the fellowship of others in the congregation. Over his lifetime, George maintained his sense of humor and positive attitude. The bereavement breakfast and lunch groups he attended after the passing of his wives formed a supportive social circle and a great place for him to share meals and tell jokes. George moved to California in 2017 to be close to his daughter and resided at GranVida. The family INDEPENDENT.COM

would like to thank the staff for their dedicated care these past 2 years. George will be laid to rest at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL in the fall. In lieu of flowers, consider a memorial donation to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care at www. vnhcsb.org or your local Hospice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home, 3150 Loma Vista Road, Ventura. Condolences may be sent to TedMayrFuneralHome.com.

Ian B. Rhodes

Ian B Rhodes, Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCSB, passed away peacefully at Serenity House surrounded by his loving family on June 28, 2019. He was 78 years old. Ian was a proud and loving father and stepfather and an enthusiastic grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his wife and partner of more than 30 years, Pam Maines, and their blended family, including his children Kathie Rhodes (Roger King), Kim Harrison (Damon) and Andrew Rhodes (Leandra), as well as Pam’s sons Devon Ostendorf (Jill) and Dylan Ostendorf (Veronika), and 13 grandchildren (Kaden, Adrienne, Zoe, Kinsey, Alecksei, Colin, Eliza, Amelia, Avery, Owen, Lyla, Wylie and Chloe). He will also be fondly remembered by Alison Rhodes Tamminga, to whom he was married for 20 years. A native of Australia and graduate of the University of Melbourne, Ian came to the United States to attend graduate school at Stanford University, then taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Washington University in St. Louis prior to coming to UCSB in 1979. He loved teaching and mentoring graduate students and was a popular professor. Ian loved building things, from his stereo system “Lungcrusher” to the house in Goleta he loved for its sunny decks and ever-changing views of the mountains. He also loved to travel, and over the past 25 years he and Pam hiked in the Alps, toured the British Isles and visited many European countries as well as Australia and New Zealand. In his retirement years Ian enjoyed walking at local beaches, participating in water aerobics and other classes, letterpress printing, attending jazz and classical performances and volunteering for Santa Barbara Village and at the visitor center atop the Maritime Museum. His greatest pleasure was to enjoy the company of family and friends, especially coupled with a delicious meal, a nice bottle of wine, and interesting conversation. At his request, no public services will be held. A family celebration of his life will be held later this year.

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r. Seuss once said, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” We at the Indy couldn’t agree more, and so spend much of our free time in the company of books. And, since we can’t keep things to ourselves, each July we like to share stories that highlight authors, literacy programs, books we love, etc., with the community in our annual Reading Issue. This year’s content includes an interview with former News-Press reporter turned author Jeff Gordinier regarding his latest book, Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking it all with the Greatest Chef in the World, about Noma chef René Redzepi; a piece about how Harding Elementary School is combating the achievement gap with its Reading Millionaires Club; a deep dive into the history of Molokai via environmental historian Wade Graham’s new book Braided Waters: Environment and Society in Molokai, Hawaii; a Readers’ Challenge; and Indy staff book picks. — Michelle Drown

MAN FINDS MISSION: After launching his journalism career in Santa Barbara and conquering the New York media scene, Jeff Gordinier found himself in the middle of a divorce and in need of self-discovery, which he found in René Redzepi’s Noma universe. “There was a sense of mission,” he said. “I was very much adrift.”

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his job as a collared-shirt-sporting food writer for the New York Times to focus on his second book, and the 52-year-old now happily exudes the aura of a slightly disheveled author who works entirely from home. We’re sitting at the Paradise Café, less than a block from where the Pasadena native’s journalism career kicked off at the Santa Barbara News-Press, and he’s nursing a happy hour martini with a burger on the way, a white plastic bag filled with Jim Harrison poetry, Esquire magazines, and collected postcards at his side. Wearing maroon pants, a restaurant T-shirt, black leather shoes, and a tousled saltand-dirty-blond mop, Gordinier is pondering, stream-of-consciously, the path that led to Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World. “I had become incredibly fascinated by Noma and wanted to experience all of its different permutations,” said Gordinier, reflecting on how the famed tasting menu restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, would serve as the backdrop for his midlife crisis. “It’s a little bit like becoming a Deadhead” — which, incidentally, was another journey the longtime punk rock lover embarked on recently. Hungry,, which was published this month by an imprint of Penguin Books, follows the most critical phase to date in the culinary career of Noma founder René Redzepi, who an over-deadlined Gordinier reluctantly agreed to meet in 2014. Attracted to Redzepi’s cult-like charisma, Gordinier was suddenly, almost unwittingly, riding shotgun while this darling of the modern foodie zeitgeist dismantled and reinvented the Noma empire. Just as compelling, Hungry simultaneously reveals rebirth and rediscovery for Gordinier

himself, who endures a painful divorce, new marriage, and the birth of twins when he’s 52 years old as the pages unfold. While everything seemed peachy during his final years at the Times—Gordinier appeared on the popular Netflix series Chef’s Table, hung with the top chefs of our generation, and wrote some of the world’s mostread food articles — his personal life was near shambles. Just two weeks before Redzepi reached out, Gordinier had moved out of the home he shared with his wife and two children. As the “toxic fog” of depression settled in, he spent hours wandering the woods near his Westchester County home, craving comfort bowls of cacio e pepe and poking fun at the stark and stylish New Nordic cuisine championed by Redzepi before ever meeting the man or trying his food. Redzepi, if you haven’t been paying attention, is the founder of the Copenhagen’s Noma, considered by many to be the best — and by almost everyone to be the most creative creative— restaurant in the world. His seasonally shifting tasting menus inspire chefs across the planet to forage, ferment, and fool around with food in mind-bending ways, usually to exquisite results that entertain all senses, though occasionally to clownish interpretations that fuel a growing stop-making-food-so-precious backlash. After conquering the global food scene from 2003 to 2014, Redzepi grew disillusioned and bored, deciding that Noma needed rethinking to remain relevant. His first step was arranging longterm pop-up versions in Japan, Australia, and Mexico, as he planned to close and move the Copenhagen restaurant. That’s around the time

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JEFF GORDINIER CONT’D FROM P. 19 he reached out to Gordinier, perhaps over a shared love of tacos, though the author isn’t quite sure why the call came at such a serendipitous time. “There was a sense of mission,” said Gordinier of why he would wind up taking trips to Oaxaca, Tulum, Mexico City, Merida, Norway, Denmark, and Macedonia in the years to come. “And I was very much adrift.”

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TACO LOVERS: Noma founder René Redzepi (right) reached out to Jeff Gordinier when he was writing about food for the New York Times. The two became friends over a love of tacos, and are seen here just last month at the new Noma in Copenhagen.

At a fast-moving 225 pages, easily digestible in just a just a few homes away from Gordinier’s first wife, couple of reading sessions, Hungry manages to both sharing custody of their kids with relative ease. “It’s a encapsulate how we got to this era of celebrity chefs modern family,” said a content Gordinier. For the sake of his new family and his sanity, he’s and food porn while serving as its most interesting chapter to date, at least since Anthony Bourdain’s also reset his work life. “I spent a quarter century game-changing Kitchen Confidential. Gordinier’s chasing deadlines,” said Gordinier. “I would like to writing is tight yet thorough, name-dropping just do some yoga or make it to my son’s baseball game enough star chefs to keep foodies gripped, and on time.” allowing Redzepi to wax on introspectively without becoming overbearing. There’s plenty of drama as well, primarily from the ambitious Noma pop-ups, Though Gordinier left Santa Barbara for New where opening on schedule in a remote Mexican York 25 years ago, his heart remains in Calijungle is an ever-present concern. It’s a probing, not solely flattering profornia, where he learned to love tacos and file of Redzepi, who was raised in often Chinese food at an early age and grew up reading Jonathan Gold and Ruth xenophobic Denmark by a Muslim immigrant from Macedonia, an Reichl. “When I was 15 or 16, I ironic twist given that he’s could tell you about the differences between Oaxacan the face of Nordic cuiwill sign copies and talk about Hungry: Eating, and Yucatecan cuisine,” sine. You also learn Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the recalled Gordinier. how the Noma Greatest Chef in the World on August 11 at the Ojai “You know how machine operates, Valley Inn with Chef Claudette Zepeda of some kids become thehow young chefs are El Jardín in San Diego and Jenn Harris ater freaks? I became a resbrought in from around from the Los Angeles Times. See the world and challenged to taurant freak. ” instagram.com/thegordinier create dishes that reflect their It’s surprising, then, that own cultures. “René is the conducGordinier didn’t turn to food writtor,” explained Gordinier. “But he’s got ing until later in his career, which a lot of tremendous instrumentalists in his was primarily spent covering musicians, filmmakers, actors, and other pop-culture orchestra.” figures from 1994 to 2011. Some of that reportEven established chefs like Enrique Olvera and David Chang flock toward Redzepi like he’s some ing went into his first book, X Saves the World: benevolent Svengali. Indeed, while a couple of the How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can Still Keep trips that Gordinier took were on assignment, “truth Everything from Sucking, which told interesting be told, I was spending my own money,” he explained. tales through a unique argument, but wasn’t much The quest became an extreme manifestation of of a seller. For my 2008 story about that book see, what Gordinier had been doing for years after leav- independent.com/forgotten-gem. Hungry, however, is almost certain to be a besting Santa Barbara in 1994 to work for Entertainment Weekly and then Details and the Times. (He now seller and may even win Gordinier a coveted James covers food and drink for Esquire.) “I was self-med- Beard Award, the food world’s Oscar. It’s the inside icating with adventures,” said Gordinier, who has story about one of today’s most interesting, vibrant, an “extreme problem” with boredom. “My line of and popular cultures, told in a gonzo-like style, with work is great for staying young, for keeping your plenty of human emotion and personal growth to mind vibrant, but it’s not great for marriage. It’s the draw even non-foodies to the page. “I want people to read this who don’t even read kind of work that keeps pulling you away from the books,” said Gordinier, who tried to emulate heroes relationship.” As Gordinier moves through his divorce and finds such as Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, and Joan new zest for life on the Noma train, he also con- Didion. “That’s why I became a writer. All of those nects with a public-relations woman he met long books were so mesmerizing to read.” ago when they were both in relationships. They hit No matter what, though, Hungry will stand as a it off, get pregnant, and then marry on January 12, document of a man named René Redzepi and his 2018 at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, when globally influential culinary movement during a revI just so happened to spot them, in my own post- olutionary time. Said Gordinier, “People interested in Montecito mudslide haze, walking on their way to gastronomy can read this decades from now and have Paradise for martinis and burgers. Today, they live a sense of what it felt like.” n

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A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James. This sprawling novel is set in Jamaica in the 1970s, when the island nation was beset by political turmoil, factionalism, and violence. James is a spectacular, inventive writer who creates numerous characters, each with a distinct voice.

JOHN ZANT, SPORTS WRITER Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly. The 20th novel in a series about L.A. detective Harry (Hieronymous) Bosch. Connelly is a former L.A. Times crime reporter who knows the territory. Bosch is a jazz-loving cop with a strong sense of justice. Reading earlier stories like Angels Flight would get you more acquainted with him. The novels have been turned into an Amazon TV series, Bosch. The fifth season, recently released, is based on this 2017 book, which has Bosch tracking down brutal drug criminals and defending himself against a frame-up.

ANNA JENSEN, INDY THEATER JUDGE How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny O’Dell. O’Dell makes the case for resisting social media and all forms of dis-

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Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott. As teenagers, fellow highachieving young women Kit and Diane shared a secret before losing contact in college. In adulthood, the two have become scientists competing for select slots on a career-defining research team. Diane offers Kit a Faustian bargain which she may not be able to refuse. It’s not at all a coincidence that their desired scientific breakthrough involves premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

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to an already engrossing subject, dovetailing real people and events with a conceptualized account of the inconvenient little details. McClain and Horan have both done an exhaustive job of consolidating fact with fiction, poring over historical letters and documents to bring the lives of two larger-thanlife men into perspective through the (imagined) voices of their real-life female counterparts. In The Paris Wife, Hadley Richardson describes the torrential ebbs and flows of a life in Paris as first wife to Ernest Hemingway, while Horan empowers Mamah Borthwick to recount her years as lover to famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. If you don’t yet know how these stories end, do yourself a favor and read them back to back before going on a Google hunt. The jaw-dropping fates of these two women inject messy humanity into their iconic partners to riveting effect.

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My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing. This book has been compared to Mr. and Mrs. Smith meets Gone Girl, but whatever combination of action-packed and psychological drama you crave, this book will satisfy. Living in a suburb with their two kids, great jobs, and perfect house, Millicent and her husband have been happily married for 15 years and seem to have it all figured out. So, what’s their secret to keeping their marriage alive? The thrill of getting away with murder.


The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. Prince Sebastian lives a double life. By day he is Prince Sebastian, keeping up appearances for his royal family. By night, he transforms into Lady Crystalia, donning exquisite but daring ball gowns all over Paris. With the help of his seamstress, Frances, Lady Crystalia becomes a fashion icon overnight. This beautifully crafted graphic novel tackles themes of identity, family, and art, and promises to pull at your heartstrings.

MICHELLE DROWN, SENIOR EDITOR/ARTS EDITOR The Color of Time: A New History of the World: 1850-1960 by Dan Jones and Marina Amaral. Best-selling author/historian Dan

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Jones teamed up with Brazilian artist Marina Amaral to create this remarkable coffee table history book. Comprising 200 historic photographs, which Amaral beautifully renders in full color, accompanied by Jones’s crisply written, fascinating text, the tome offers a look at people and events that shaped a century of decades. From the opening chapter, “The 1850s: World of Empires” to its closing, “The 1950s: Changing Times,”The Color of Time simultaneously offers pages of free-standing historic events that taken in their entirety offers a cohesive, connected view of a century of changes.

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that can be seen there today reflect only the most recent attempts to stimulate economic growth, remnants of other, more distant projects and civilizations can be found that indicate a pattern of exploitation and environmental degradation going back thousands of years to the Polynesians, well before the arrival of European explorers. Aided by a battery of scientific approaches to analyzing land use, flora, and fauna over time, Braided Waters weaves a compelling, data-driven account of the original colonization of the Hawaiian Islands by seafaring Polynesians beginning around 1000 CE. The cascading effects of the introduction of nonnative species and agricultural intensification through extensive irrigation projects caused the island’s fragile ecosystem to become deforested, eroded, and desiccated. Paradoxically, what was bad for the environment was good for those who occupied the top rungs of a very hierarchical society. Increased dependency on monoculture crops grown for export delivered more and more power into the hands of the ruling elite well before the arrival of western sugar and pineapple companies. After the arrival of Captain Cook in 1778, the inequalities present in preexisting native social structures were amplified by trade with similarly inclined Westerners, who were only too happy to deal with a society organized around a handful of allpowerful imperial authority figures. In the second half of the book, the pace accelerates as various schemes to improve Molokai through crops such as sugar and pineapples are applied and run their course, leaving environmental ruin in their wake. Cattle and pigs chew up the native vegetation, sending washes of silt down the steep canyons to fill in what were at one time highly productive fishponds. Today Molokai sits on an uneasy perch between worlds. Attempts to develop the island as a tourist destination have been blocked by Hawaiians whose embrace of subsistence strategies like fishing, hunting, and small-scale farming must be supplemented by welfare checks. The path to a sustainably authentic future for Molokai remains unclear, but thanks to Braided Waters, that terrin tory now has a historically informed map.

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7/11: Mesa Music Nite Bring lawn chairs, blankets, family, and friends and enjoy music by Moneluv! All proceeds will benefit future Mesa-area safety and beautification projects. 5:30-7:30pm. Elings Park 1298 Las Positas Rd. Free.

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THURSDAY 7/11 7/11: 2019 TechTopia Summit: UC Santa Barbara This event begins with a tour of UCSB facilities and features a panel of Goleta businesses and a keynote speaker followed by a wine and cheese reception. 3-6pm. The Club & Guest House, UCSB. $50.

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7/11: Teen Henna Workshop Get creative and learn the skill of henna body art application and create your own designs. 2-4pm. Martin Luther King Jr. Wing, Eastside Library, 1102 E. Montecito St. Free. Ages: teens. Call 963-3727 or email AMerza@Santabarbaraca.gov.

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7/11: Concerts in the Park: Area 51 Pack a picnic and dance to the rock, pop, funk, and soul sounds of Area 51. 6-8:30pm. Chase Palm Park, 223 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Free. Call 897-1983.

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FRIDAY 7/12 7/12: 10th Annual Asian American Film Series: For the Sake of the Children This film explores the legacy of Japanese-American internment, its impact on current generations, and the complex interplay of culture, racial prejudice, history, and intergenerational differences. Dinner will be available for purchase before the screening with a Q&A to follow. 7pm. Alhecama Theatre, 215-A E. Canon Perdido St. Free-$5 donation. Not rated. Call 961-5374. Read more on p. 40. sbthp.org/aafs

7/12: Movies at the Mart: Paddington Follow a young Peruvian bear as he travels to London in search of a home only to find himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, where he meets a kindly family who offers him a temporary home in this 2014 film. 6pm.

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Carpinteria Girls Inc.: Mobile Café 5315 Foothill Rd., Carpinteria. June 10-Aug. 17. Breakfast: 8-9am; lunch: 11am-1pm.

Carpinteria Middle School: Mobile Café 5351 Carpinteria Ave., Carpinteria. June 11-Aug. 17. Breakfast: 8-9am; lunch: 11am-1pm.

Eastside Boys & Girls Club: Providence School 630 E. Canon Perdido St. June 10-Aug. 16. Supper: 4-4:30pm.

La Cumbre Middle School 2255 Modoc Rd. June 10-Aug. 16. Breakfast: 8-9am; lunch: 11am-1pm.

The Lighthouse Learning Ctr.: Mobile Café 1508 San Pascual St. June 10-Aug. 16. Supper: 4-4:30pm.

Monroe School Cafeteria 431 Flora Vista Dr. June 10-Aug. 16. Breakfast: 8-9am; lunch: 11am-1pm.

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Goleta Boys & Girls Club: Mobile Café 5701 Hollister Ave., Goleta. June 10-Aug. 17. Breakfast: Mon.-Sat., 8-9am; Supper: 4:30-5:30pm.

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Storke Community Ctr.: Mobile Café 799 Juniper Walk, Isla Vista. June 10-Aug. 16. Supper: 5:45-6pm.

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The Foodbank offers free, nutritious meals, activities, and enrichment opportunities to all children ages 1-18 in our county, Monday-Friday, June 10-August 16, unless otherwise stated. Visit the website for North County locations. Call 967-5741. El Foodbank ofrece comidas nutritivas gratuitas, actividades, y oportunidades de enriquecimiento para todos los niños de 1 a 18 años en nuestro condado, del 10 de junio al 16 de agosto, de lunes a viernes si no se indique lo contrario.. Visite el sitio web por las ubicaciones de North County. Llame al 967-5741.

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6842 Phelps Rd., Goleta. June 10-Aug. 16. Breakfast: 8:45-9:45am; supper: 4:40-5:30pm.

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rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook to climb the corporate ladder from window washer to high-powered executive, in this Tony Award– and Pulitzer Prize–winning musical featuring a score by Frank Loesser. The show previews July 11 and runs through July 27. 7:30pm. Garvin Theatre, SBCC West Campus. $18-$26. Call 965-5935. theatergroupsbcc.com

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Casas de los Carneros 10 Longshore Pl., Goleta. 1-2pm

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Belmond El Encanto Robert Skene Trophy The start of the match begins with

a pony parade, team introductions, ball throw-in, divot stomp, and bubbly on the field. The club’s popular afterparty continues immediately following the trophy presentation with drinks for purchase and music by DJ Fab. 3pm. S.B. Polo & Racquet Club, 3300 Via Real, Carpinteria. $15-$25. Call 684-6683. sbpolo.com

Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser Directed by: R. Michael Gros Choreographers: Tracy R. Kofford Musical Director: David Potter and Chloe Grace Roberts

Montecito Country Mart, 1018 Coast Village Rd. Free. Rated PG.

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7/12-7/18: The Wave Film Festival: France The S.B. International Film

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Roberto Benavidez: Piñatas of Earthly Delights

7/12: Trace Adkins Sing and dance along to this Nashville icon who will perform hits like “Jesus and Jones” and “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” 8pm. Chumash Casino Resort, 3400 E. Hwy., 246, Santa Ynez. $49$79. Ages 21+. Call (800) 248-6274.

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7/12: Free Summer Cinema: North by Northwest Follow New York City ad executive (Cary Grant) cross-country as he mistaken for a government agent (James Mason). Find out about the mysterious woman on the train (Eva Marie Saint) as you watch iconic action sequences in the 1959 Alfred Hitchcock classic. Bring breathable blankets or low chairs. 8:30pm. Sunken Gardens, S.B. County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St. Free. Not Rated. Call 893-3535. artsandlectures.ucsb.edu

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7/13: Romeria de Verano Linda Vega Dance Studio presents an exciting afternoon of flamenco dance featuring S.B.’s young flamenco dancers. Don’t miss this annual experience of passionate dance and music for the entire family! Noon-2pm. Marjorie Luke Theatre, 721 E. Cota St. $12.50$25. Call 963-0073.

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7/14: Zermeño Dance Academy Presents Fiesta in the Grove Enjoy tapas and dinner while watching a show of renowned singers, musicians, and dancers presented by Zermeño Dance Academy, with all proceeds benefiting the Live Music Program, which gives kids the opportunity to work and perform with renowned flamenco artists. 4-7pm. Godric Grove, Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Rd. $35-$50 (cash bar only).

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Please join us for an opening reception Friday, July 26 at 5:30

Enjoy an intimate evening of songs sung by members of S.B.’s premier chorus of gay men and their allies. All proceeds support the nonprofit Fratelli Chorus. This is a dinner show with table seating in the stage room. 7pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St. $15-$18. Call 962-7776. sohosb.com

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7/11-7/13: The Brewhouse Thu.: Sam Mulchin. 7pm. Fri.: Stiff Pickle Orchestra. 8pm. Sat.: Do No Harm. 8pm. 229 W. Montecito St. Free. Call 884-4664.

7/11-7/14: Dargan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant Thu.: Dannsair. 6:308:30pm. Sun.: Irish Jam Session. 4:30-7pm. 18 E. Ortega St. Free. Call 568-0702. darganssb.com 7/11-7/17: The Endless Summer Bar-Café Thu.: Jason Friedman. 5:308:30pm. Fri.: Johnny Miller. 5:30-8:30pm. Sat.: Al Vafa. 5:30-8:30pm. Sun.: Benny Collison. 2-5pm. Mon., Wed.: Dave Vignoe. 5:30-8:30pm. Tue.: Special guest. 5:30-8:30pm. 113 Harbor Wy. Free. Call 564-1200.

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7/12: Carr Winery Barrel Rm. D.on Darox & the Melody Joy Bakers. 7-9pm. 414 N. Salsipuedes St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 965-7985. carrwinery.com

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7/12-7/14: Cold Spring Tavern Fri.: Stray Herd. 6-9pm. Sat.: Green Flag Summer; 1-4pm. Claude Hopper; 5-8pm. Sun.: Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan; 1:154pm. Teresa Russell and Cocobilli; 4:30-7:30pm. 5995 Stagecoach Rd. Free. Call 967-0066. coldspringtavern.com 7/12-7/14: Maverick Saloon Fri.: Tex Pistols. 8-11pm. Sat.: Bryan Titus Trio. 8-11pm. Sun.: Cadillac Angles. 1-5pm. 3687 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez. Free$5. Ages 21+. Call 686-4785. themavsaloon.com

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7/12-7/13: M.Special Brewing Co. Fri.: Noble Grizwald. 7-9pm. Sat.: Stiff Pickle Orchestra. 6-8pm. 6860 Cortona Dr., Bldg. C., Goleta. Free. Call 9686500. mspecialbrewco.com 7/12-7/13: Uptown Lounge Fri.: Do No Harm. Sat.: Out of the Blue. 9pmmidnight. Uptown Lounge, 3126 State St. Free. Ages 21+. Call 845-8800.

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WEDNESDAY 7/17 7/17: Apollopalooza Party Put on your best space-themed costume to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch. Party like it’s 1969 while listening to space-themed and ’60s-era tunes and commemorate Commander Neil Armstrong’s “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” 5-7pm. Montecito Library, 1469 E. Valley Rd, Montecito. Free. Call 969-5063 or email kcrail@santabarbaraca.gov.

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Music Academy of the West Presents Mozart & Beethoven This evening program features Dahl: Music for

Brass Instruments; Beethoven: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 3; and Mozart: String Quintet in C Major, K. 515. A complimentary, festive reception with the artists follows each performance outdoors in the Courtyard. 7:30pm. Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St. $46. Call 963-0761. lobero.org

7/17: Robert Eringer Author Robert Eringer will share and sign copies of his book Last Flight Out, which takes you on a journey of running into Mark Twain and others from bygone eras, all while paying homage to the iconic TV series The Twilight Zone. 3-4pm. The Book Loft, 1680 Mission Dr., Solvang. Free. Call 688-6010.

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7/17: Concerts at the Gazebo: Out of the Blue Bring a picnic and your Palm Ave., Loft A-1, Carpinteria. Free. Call 7/13: Margaritas y Más Festival Enjoy unlimited tastings of tequila and mez684-9700. tinyurl.com/PalmLoft cal from Mexico’s top purveyors in a signature 7/13: Ted Nash: The Sound of Art cocktail or straight up while savoring mouthwatering food from area food trucks (food This workshop will be focused on using sold separately), grooving to live music and improvisation to guide the composition playing jumbo lawn games. 1-4pm. Elings process and was inspired by works from Park, 1298 Las Positas Rd. GA: $50; Desigthe museum’s collection and contemnated Driver: $20; Parking: $5. Ages 21+. porary special exhibitions, including tinyurl.com/MargaritasYMasFestival Grammy Award–winning musician and composer Ted Nash’s Portrait in Seven Shades. 6pm. Mary Craig Auditorium, S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St. Free. Call 963-4364. sbma.net 7/16: Service805 Teens entering grades 7-12 can drop in and earn community service 7/13: 25th Annual Mental Health hours by prepping crafts, cleaning toys Arts Festival This festival will honor and books, and eating snacks. 10am-noon. the achievements of artists impacted by Teen Area, S.B. Central 800-741-1605 Your Local Auto Club mental illness while raising awareness Branch and reducing stigmas by showcasing their beautiful artwork, from paintings and drawings to sculptures, jewelry, music, and poetry readings. 11am-3pm. De la Guerra Plaza, 15 E. De la Guerra St. Free. Call 884-8440.

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DID YOU KNOW O’Connor Pest Control works with local bee keepers to save the bees. For a modest charge to set up the rescue, our technicians can retrieve the queen and the hive into safe containers with appropriate screening to allow the bee keeper to arrive later at our shop to pick up the bees. It’s a win-win situation for people and for mother nature.

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time with Princess Celestia, Princess Luna, and Princess Twilight to hear stories about ponies and space as well as participate in crafts and space activities. 2-3:15pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Free. Ages 5-6. Call 564-5602.

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Solvang Antique’s Summer Art Series Featuring Dirk Foslien Artist Dirk Foslien is known for his area landscapes,

including fields of poppies and oak trees. The exhibit shows through August 18. 2-6pm. Solvang Antiques, 1693 Copenhagen Dr., Solvang. Free. Call 686-2322. solvangantiques.com/gallery-events

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

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ith summer upon us and reports of shark attacks once again grabbing headlines — like the fatal mauling of a 21-year-old Southern California woman in the Bahamas just last week — a shark deterrent product with Santa Barbara ties is also getting a lot of attention. Santa Barbara resident Nathan Garrison cofounded SharkBanz in 2015 after a good friend was badly bitten by a bull shark while the two were in college in South Carolina. He’d spent three years developing and testing the device — a silicone band worn on the wrist or ankle encasing strong magnets that create a SUITING UP: The company suggests swimmers and surfers wear the band on their ankle and snorkelers and scuba divers wear it on their wrist to more three- to six-foot electromagnet field easily wave toward a curious or aggressive shark. around the user. The field, the company says, deters sharks, which hunt using highly sensi- can and can’t do. “It’s not an impenetrable force field,” tive electroreceptors in their heads and snout. It said Nelson. “We can’t offer you that.” What they can overwhelms their senses. “It’s like someone shining offer, he said, is a safety device, no different from a a flashlight in your face in a dark room,” said Shark- seatbelt or bike helmet. It reduces the risk of injury. Banz brand manager and fellow Santa Barbara resi- Ninety percent of shark “attacks” are cases of misdent Tim Nelson. “It won’t hurt you, but it’ll definitely taken identity, Nelson explained. A shark gets curious about a warm, moving body and explores the only make you turn away.” SharkBanz has faced more than its fair share way it can, with a bite. “The band tells the shark: ‘I’m of scrutiny since coming on the market, but not your prey,’” Nelson said. SharkBanz are sold online and in stores around the company is armed with over a dozen peerreviewed research papers that say the technology the country. Nelson said they’re working on getting works, and it chronicles ongoing live trials on its a retailer in Santa Barbara, and in the meantime are website, sharkbanz.com. The company — which donating a couple dozen to next year’s Friendship has sold more than 70,000 to date, at $84 apiece Paddle, an annual fundraiser of stand-up and belly— donates 3 percent of its profits to shark and down paddlers who cross the Santa Barbara Channel for a community member with a serious illness. Last ocean conservation groups. Nelson and his colleagues are quick to manage year, the procession was interrupted three times by expectations and clarify what they say their product shark sightings. — Tyler Hayden

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15-foot female white shark named Murphy Jean is currently swimming a few miles off the coast of Santa Barbara. She’s heading south from Morro Bay, perhaps on her way to Guadalupe Island, a jagged stretch of volcanic rock along Baja California where white sharks gather during the summer. Earlier this year she’d wintered in Hawai‘i, feeding mostly between the Big Island and Maui before making the 2,500-mile journey back to the mainland. Murphy Jean’s movements are documented in a $4 shark-tracking app called Expedition White Shark, which also follows large mako sharks, including two 10-footers patrolling the south side of the Channel Islands. The real-time app, available on both iOS and Android, was created in 2012 by Marine Conservation Science Institute researchers Michael Domeier and Nicole Lasby-Lucas, who’ve tagged over 100 sharks and published papers with new findings on migration patterns. They’ve discovered, for instance, that pregnant females spend much of their 18-month gestation period far offshore away from males. Lasby-Lucas said the app shouldn’t deter ocean-goers. “Sharks are always there anyway,” she said. And she’s not worried about it luring poachers. The signals from the dorsal tags, which transmit data for 4-6 years, have a margin of error of about a kilometer, and a shark’s position is only calculated when it’s at the surface with its dorsal fin out of the water for several minutes. The Institute maintains a photo database of hundreds of additional specimens, and app users can “sponsor” individual sharks. The funds are dedicated to research and conservation efforts, Lasby-Lucas said. For more information, visit marinecsi.org. — TH

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super cell. Hill predicted a large tornado and spotted the beginnings of one, a mesocyclone, to the south of our vans. We kept changing position to be in front of the turbulence and to watch the tornado formation. Heavy rain made spotting difficult. Just before 6 p.m., we went down a county road but decided to turn back. The mesocyclone was getting too close for comfort. The winds abruptly picked up and things started blowing sideways. “Debris is falling! Debris is falling!” Hill shouted. He knew we were in danger before he saw the hoary gray funnel upon us. It was a satellite tornado that dropped down about 50 yards from us. “Stop! Stop!” BRUISED AND BATTERED: Author Gwen Rigby’s driver escapes their wrecked van. Then, bang! The satellite tornado, said to be an EF 2 (winds of 111-135 ished. This satellite tornado merged with the main tornado mph), had blown our van off the road. We rolled two times, and went on to hit Lawrence, Linwood, and a part of Kansas stopped, and rolled once more until a ditch caught us. The City. It is said to have reached nearly a mile in width. It was van was left upside down, and most of us were hanging by only one of over 300 destructive tornadoes in Midwest this our seatbelts. One by one, we crawled out. winter and spring. The van behind us was hit harder. It was picked up When I finally was able to rest at the hotel, I thought I had and carried over a fence, and its passengers were more done the ultimate — been inside a tornado — and didn’t need seriously injured. Twelve of us were taken to emergency to go chasing storms again. But the lure of being outside with rooms. Two days later, two were still in the hospital. All thunder, lightning, and twirly things is almost irresistible. In others were released that night. the Midwest in spring, all you have to do is step outside and The house and barn just beyond our vans were demol- watch the potent sky. —Gwen Rigby

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ore women are running for president right now than ever before in history. Harris, Warren, Klobuchar, Gillibrand, Gabbard, and even Marianne “I’m here for my own amusement” Williamson are keeping their male counterparts on the run, and I hope they’ll keep it up. They should be bold, speaking out whether they’re invited to or not. They should be fearless, calling out opponents on their hypocrisies. But according to a recent study, there’s one thing they should not do: crack a joke. While using humor in the workplace is likely to benefit men by boosting their professional status, a University of Arizona study has shown that it has the opposite effect on women. In fact, female humor —at least on first impression—was generally perceived as “disruptive” while male humor was seen as “functional.” Ain’t that a laugh and a half. The researchers took a whack at explaining the disparity: Since many people still— consciously or unconsciously—stereotype women as being less committed to their jobs and more focused on family obligations, women’s humor may be interpreted as a sign they’re not taking work seriously. By contrast, men are largely assumed to be devoted to their careers, so a little jocularity — well, it just makes things so much more pleasant for everyone, doesn’t it? email: starshine@roshell.com But I’m gonna heckle the heck outta that nonsense. I think there’s something else at play here. Something more deep-seated. Even possibly … innate. After all, this isn’t the first time or place that ladies have been chastened for letting perfect strangers have a peek (gasp!) at their hilarity. It’s a tale as old as your Aunt Fay’s dirty knock-knock joke—the one that always kills at family potlucks. There’s just something about funny females that makes people squirm, as if the very notion of a witty woman goes against the natural order of things. Look, we all know anecdotally that women tend to be attracted to funny men (see Jessica and Roger Rabbit), and studies have shown it’s true. Turns out the reward center of the female brain reacts more strongly to humor than that of males. The thinking is this: Wit operates as a badge of intelligence, and women are biologically conditioned to seek out a smart mate. Or at least one that can still make them giggle when looks fade and lust dims. But guys aren’t looking for the same thing. Sure, they swear they want a partner with “a sense of humor,” but scratch the enamel off that phrase and you’ll find it’s code for “someone who’ll laugh at my jokes.” Indeed, a study reported in The Atlantic found that male college students ranked attractive-but-dull women as (stop me if you’ve heard this one before) more datable than equally attractive women who were funny. I repeat: Funny made these gals less datable. I think a fella quoted in a 2012 Glamour article summed it up best: “Guys feel like being funny is a tool they can use when picking up/meeting/dating a girl to impress her, or get her to like him — and it’s a little intimidating when the person on the other side of the line has your secret weapon, too.” The punchline in all of this? Women don’t seem to give a flying cackle anymore. As evidenced by the rise in female stand-up comedians (and the popularity of the brilliant Amazon Prime series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), clearly someone is ready to laugh with our side-splitting sisters — and by god, they’ve got yuks to spew. Personally, there are few things I enjoy more than making strangers chuckle and snort — alighting on that awkward but universal truth whose well-timed utterance will elevate you from random-personconsuming-oxygen-in-room to worthy harlequin or quipster. So I’m not going to worry too much about a study that says women ought not generate lols on the job. Frankly, I’d love to see our female presidential candidates bust a funny on the campaign trail, too, as we could use a little “disruptive” right about now. Here’s one I heard recently: Donald Trump walks into a bar … He lowers it.

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surely bon vivants, Santa Barbara County’s winemakers are a rather athletic bunch. Many stay fit by jogging, often through the vineyards, which makes the Vintners 5 Miler and its Finish Line Festival a perfect pairing of exercise and oenology. To see how running and winemaking mesh, I asked five running winemakers to explain how their two passions work together.

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Andrew Murray and winemaker for E11even wines started seriously running last November, training for a 10K. “I really enjoyed the structure of training for a race,” she explained. “The endorphins don’t suck either.” She now runs about four times per week (from two to eight miles), often near the waterfront in Ventura, with two days of cross-training. She’s not a vineyard runner, fearing a DAVID WHITEHAIR: “I used to say that broken ankle prior to harvest, but does see the practice as part I was a winemaker with a trail-runstress management, part stayning addiction,” explained the wineing in shape for harvest. maker at Foxen Vineyard & Winery. “Now I say that I’m a trail runner with In wine, no two vintages are a winemaking addiction.”  the same, and she sees a paralThat’s no joke: After 13 years of runlel in jogging. “No two runs ning, Whitehair got serious four years are the same,” explained GiarN AN BY MATT KETTM ago, now clocking about four miles dine. “One day you can smash every day on his lunch break and then out a big run and feel amazing and the 15-30 miles each weekend, sometimes barefoot, next day do the same run and struggle. Taking it usually on such trails as Point Sal, Romero Can- day by day, vintage by vintage, is important.” yon, and McKinley Peak. Two years ago he did his first ultra-marathon, with 5,100 feet of elevation FABIAN BRAVO: The winemaker at the Brander changes; ran a 55K in Antelope Valley last March; Vineyard ran cross-country in high school but and then did a 30-miler after that. In January, didn’t start running again until 2012, when he he’ll tackle Avalon’s 50-miler and aims to tally a signed up for the Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon. He now runs about two or three 100-miler soon. He kills two birds with one stone by running times per week, primarily around Solvang, where vineyards. “You get to check on the progress of the he enjoys the variation between flat ground and vines and get your workout all in one,” said White- hills. hair, who finds plenty of benefits for his job. “Run“I do love running,” he said. “All you need is a ning allows me to tackle current challenges that I pair of shoes. There isn’t a need for equipment or a am facing in the winery through meditation,” he gym membership.” He’s run at Brander before and said. “It is a state of meditation and clarity that I appreciates the changing scenery, but he worries find myself in, often forgetting that I am running, about the dangers posed by gopher and squirrel legs set to autopilot. Running and winemaking holes. are both strong mental games, requiring immense “Being physically healthier by running or amounts of discipline, dedication, and passion. I another form of exercise helps being able to stay feel that being an ultra-runner has made me a bet- on your feet as a winemaker/grapegrower during ter winemaker, and being a winemaker has made the long hours of harvest,” said Bravo. “We also me a better runner.” eat and drink a lot. Running helps to be able to He also sees parallels in the “old-world” continue those habits too.” approach to running and winemaking. “There are always going to people trying to sell you their LAURA ROACH: The winemaker at Sanford Winery product that’s supposed to revolutionize your started running in 2012 when she moved to the wine, or a new running shoe that’s going to change Santa Ynez Valley. “With nice weather almost year the game forever,” said Whitehair. “When in fact, round, it didn’t make sense to join a gym when I people have been doing both, for thousands of could run around the vineyards or my neighboryears, and sticking to those tried-and-true meth- hood after work,” said Roach. ods seems to work best. Good fruit, good barrels, She runs about three miles two times a week, good shoes, and a good hat. What else would you often around La Rinconada Vineyard, where she need?” finds multiple benefits. “The soil helps to absorb a lot of shock when you run, so it’s much better on

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n the late summer of 1977, two deep space probes, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, took off from the earth to begin the longest trip of all time. Their launches were scheduled to take advantage of a rare alignment among the outer planets of our solar system: Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus, and Pluto. The initial phase of the Voyager mission ended in 1989, after the probes had transmitted much useful new data concerning the outer limits of the heliosphere, which is what scientists call the bubble-like region of space that surrounds our sun. Over the ensuing three decades, the still-functioning robotic probes have continued to travel outward, and in 2012 and in 2018, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 respectively crossed the “heliopause,” a physical boundary that scientists believe marks the end of our heliosphere and the beginning of true outer, or “interstellar,” space.

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solar system to a potential audience of intelligent aliens. A great deal of thought and planning went into the project, which must be among the most unlikely publishing ventures ever attempted. Since the launch of the Voyagers, and again more recently because of the fact that they have now Elim Chan entered interstellar space, the Golden Record has piqued the imaginations of people all over the world. On Friday, July 12, the London Symphony Orchestra will present a Music Academy of the West concert for families at The Granada Theatre that imagines what might happen when the first intelligent alien listens to the Golden Record. Among the many benefits that accrue to the Music Academy and the community through the organization’s high-profile collaborations with great symphony orchestras, not the least is the opportunity they afford to share best practices in the sphere of outreach. The London Symphony Orchestra’s renowned “Discovery” program is exemplary in this regard. Through a series of extraordinarily imaginative programs and services, the LSO brings music and culture to tens of thousands of people, young and old, who might otherwise not have access to the resources of a world-class symphony. The Voyager concert that comes to the Granada on Friday is just the latest in a long line of innovative ideas from Gareth Davies, the orchestra’s principal flautist and a brilliant writer and researcher with a strong interest in developing new modes of cultural engagement. Following the success of his book about the orchestra’s dramatic and pioneering American tour of 1912, The Show Must Go On: On Tour with the LSO in 1912

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS and 2012, Davies wrote a script that weaves together the story of the Voyager expedition with a wide-ranging program of orchestral music designed to engage young people and their parents together in a simulated space adventure. By following along, and, in some instances, singing along, children can guide the friendly extraterrestrial who has heard our message to a safe harbor in the universe. It’s a charming concept that provides ample reason for everyone involved to take a listener’s giant leap into the spacey worlds of such compositions as the Also Sprach Zarathustra of Richard Strauss, Gustav Holst’s “Jupiter” from The Planets, and John Adams’s Short ride in a fast machine. The Santa Barbara Public Library is supporting the concert with several related events, including a solar system modelbuilding workshop for ages 5-7 on the afternoon before the performance. If you have any space-crazy children at home, or even if you are just as excited as we are about what’s outside of the heliosphere, head to the Granada on Friday, July 12, for this unique event. — Charles Donelan

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The musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying debuted on Broadway in 1961, at the height of the era we now know as the Mad Men years. Skinny ties, martinis, and lust were then the stock in trade of the business executive, invariably a white male, who ruled his domain of the corporate headquarters unchallenged and unchecked. When women were present — which was not always — they performed secretarial duties and were expected to supplement those functions with other, less professional qualities designed to appeal to and influence their bosses. Success was something that guys did, and doing it made women want them, or so the story went in that time and place. Thanks to a team of experienced Broadway writers, and in particular to the genius of composer and lyricist Frank Loesser, this big cartoon of a musical captures the irony of the culture it portrays and uses satire to poke fun at sexist stereotypes even as it trades in them. Double entendres abound in numbers like “A Secretary Is Not a Toy,” which uses a topical reference to F.A.O. Schwartz to set up the couplet, “A secretary is not a pet / nor an erector set.” The Theater Group at City College under the direction of R. Michael Gros is sure to do a spectacular job bringing this period piece into the 21st century with all the bold colors and razzle dazzle that earned it two recent Broadway revivals, one with Matthew Broderick and Megan Mullally in 1995, and the other with Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette in 2011. For tickets and information, visit theatergroupsbcc.com or call the box office at 965-5935. — CD

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ome entertainment options in the world American issues. Then we begin narrowing according to Netflix and its kin have the list down based on whether it speaks to our threatened to turn cinema into a her- mission in some way and whether it would be metic, home-bound experience, diminishing appropriate for our audience.” the communal art of public screenings. But On July 12, the scourge of the WWII internthe film-loving empire continues to strike ment of Japanese Americans is in the spotlight back and prevail, even in Santa Barbara. in For the Sake of the Children, with executive Aside from the Santa Barbara International producer Marlene Shigekawa and three cast Film Festival’s year-round activities and a rich members on hand for a post-screening Q&A theater landscape (including the Hitchcock and internment camp paintings by Mary Cinema & Public House’s Higuchi on display. art film-ish bookings), the On the culinary front, summer brings free, public Ulam: Main Dish (July 19) Friday-night screenings in addresses the growing Filithe Courthouse’s Sunken pino food scene in AmerGardens, courtesy of UCSB ica, and the series finale Arts & Lectures. (July 26), Bittersweet Roots: And then there are bestThe Chinese in California’s kept semi-secrets, such as Heartland, reveals the hardthe Asian-American Film ships and triumphs of the Series, presently celebrating Chinese immigrant populaby Josef Woodard its milestone 10th season, tion in the California Delta. at the historic Alhecama Each screening is an event, Theatre. Presented by the with dinner available before Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation the films and Q&A/receptions afterward. (SBTHP), the series — like the annual AsianAnother lure is the venue: The Alhecama American Neighborhood Festival in the fall is, as Tsai put it, “a hidden treasure here in —is run by SBTHP’s Asian American History town that is becoming harder for people to Committee (AAHC). keep secret. Not only is it an elegant venue, but Fittingly, AAHC formed in 2007, when the Santa Barbara City Council had recently the trust acquired Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens, designated the Alhecama Theatre as an official which, according to SBTHP Director of Pro- city landmark.” Once the home of the Santa grams Danny Tsai, “was the last Chinese-run Barbara School of the Arts, the theater was business from Santa Barbara’s ‘new’ China- saved from destruction 1939 by Alice Schott town, in 2007. The main goal of the Asian and was Ensemble Theatre Company’s home American History Committee is to help base for many years; SBTHP has been in organize programs that bring attention to the charge of the venue since 1982. Nihonmachi [Japantown] and Chinatown Technical upgrades have occurred, includthat once existed in the Presidio neighbor- ing a new projector, sound system, screen, and hood. The focus has always remained on edu- curtains, while retaining this theater’s vintage cating the public about the Asian-American charms. “We think our audience will be very experience.” pleased with the audio/video quality and the The film series has grown in popular- overall movie-watching experience.” ity and ambition over the past decade, and Tsai agreed that a film series with public Tsai noted that “we are all very proud of this screenings achieves a community solidarity achievement.” Whereas last year’s program and dialogue not possible in the comforts was a blending of documentary and fiction of one’s own home-theater environment. films, this year’s slate focuses strictly on docs, “Watching movies at home has become so addressing diverse subjects. The doc focus accessible and affordable that it has become wasn’t intentional, said Tsai, explaining that routine,” he said. “As a result, I think movie “every spring, we come up with a list of all festivals offer something special to look fortypes of movies centered around Asian- ward to.”

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f a trip to Cannes proved out of reach this summer, noted for being quintessentially Parisian, touching on the Santa Barbara International Film Festival has long-standing tenets of French cinema of forbidden you covered. SBIFF’s steadily expanding program love, May-December romances, soft color arrangeand largest mini-festival, the Wave Film Festival, allows ments, and quippy one-liners. Francophiles and cinema lovers alike to take a trip to The Wave will also supply festivalgoers with a peek into new, fresh European actors and directors, such France through the silver screen. Considered the birthplace of cinema in the Western as Anthony Bajon, who won Best Actor at the Berlin world, France has long produced International Film Festival for his porpioneering films in cinematography trayal of a drug addict making his way and romantic surrealism, and the back into sobriety via a mountain-man 2010s have given rise to a new wave of lifestyle in The Prayer (La prière). The introspective, heavy drama directed French cinema. Due to the expansion by Cédric Kahn mimics that of classic and globalization of filmmaking, this dark Gallic cinema with a modern lens. surge is perhaps less avant-garde, but just as acutely nostalgic as the postMany of the films included are tales revolutionary French New Wave of of love and passion and its different the mid-20th century, which saw forms. Several of them focus on the directors such as Jean-Luc Godard ins and outs of motherhood, such as and François Truffaut alter the landthe highs of adoption (In Safe Hands scape of filmmaking by establishing [Pupille]) and the lows of bringing up a renewed emphasis on innovation a child alone (An Impossible Love [Un over craft. With French cinema again amour impossible]). Claire Burger’s by Janavi Kumar Real Love (C’est ça l’amour) is a touchin the spotlight, the Wave Film Festival shines a light on 11 of the past year’s ing portrait of a father singlehandbest-critiqued Gallic movies. edly raising his two adolescent daughters. En liberté The films chosen range from psychological thriller explores, through a layer of laughter and action, the Mother’s Instinct (Duelles) to Escape from Raqqa (Exfil- difficulties that come with unsavory discoveries of trés), a true story of a woman and child escaping from loved ones and letting them go. an ISIS-run Syrian town, and are all exemplary stories that successfully embody modern French culture. Several of these films have been heralded as award-worthy during the past festival circuit, such as Treat Me Like Fire (Joueurs), The Trouble with You (En liberté), and A Faithful Man (L’homme fidèle). Proving to be a diverse selection of classic coming-of-age tales and intimate dramas, the Wave offers insight into both emerging and recognizable French themes and talent. One of the more familiar names is the director and star of L’homme fidèle, Louis Escape from Raqqa (Exfiltrés) Garrel, son of celebrated cinematograThe landscape of love has its valleys and peaks, but pher Philippe Garrel and famed French actress Brigitte Sy. Courtesy of his parentage, Garrel has been involved the Wave’s cinematic offerings manage to navigate them in moviemaking since 1989 at the age of 6; L’homme all through both comedy and tragedy. Regardless of fidèle marks his second film as a principal actor/direc- taste for screwball humor, clumsy romance, or gritty tor and stars other familiar-sounding names, such as bildungsroman, a cinematic trip to France this summer Lily-Rose Depp and Laetitia Casta. The film has been will certainly satisfy your palate.

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (95 mins., PG) An all-star cast lend their vocal talents to this 2013 sequel in which inventor Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) and his pals must solve the problem of “foodimals” created from the mess left from the food storm. Intrigue and mayhem ensue.

Camino Real (Thu., July 11, 10 a.m.)/ Paseo Nuevo (Tue.-Wed., July 16-17, 10 a.m.)

North by Northwest (136 mins., NR) UCSB’s Arts & Lectures presents this classic Hitchcock film about mistaken identity, kidnapping, and secret government operations. Stars Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint.

Courthouse Sunken Gardens (Fri., July 12, 8:30 p.m.)

Crawl (87 mins., R) When a Category 5 hurricane hits a Florida town, Haley Keller (Kaya Scodelario) goes against the evacuation orders and stays to find her father Dave (Barry Pepper), who is trapped in a crawlspace basement. They battle rising waters and alligators as they try to escape the raging storm.

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The Lion King (118 mins., PG) Jungle Book director Jon Favreau helms this photorealistic computer-animated remake of Disney’s 1994 animated original, which tells the story of lion cub Simba as he fights to remain heir of the Pride Lands. Includes the voice talents of Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and James Earl Jones.

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a detective who is chasing a violent terrorist. Fairview/Paseo Nuevo Wild Rose (101 mins., R) This musical drama follows Glaswegian singer Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) as she tries to make it as a star in Nashville, Tennessee. Julie Walters also stars. The Hitchcock

NOW SHOWING Aladdin (128 mins., PG) Will Smith plays Genie (voiced fabulously by Robin Williams in the 1992 animated film) in this updated, live-action version of the folktale One Thousand and One Nights. The story remains the same: Aladdin (Mena Massoud) falls in love with Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), finds a magic lamp, and frees Genie; mayhem ensues.

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PREMIERES Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable (98 mins., PG) Surfer Bethany Hamilton made headlines when, at age 13, a tiger shark bit off her arm just below the shoulder while she was surfing Tunnels Beach in Kauai. Not to be deterred, the tween returned to the water a month later, teaching herself to surf with one arm. Hamilton’s story, from shark attack victim to pro surfer to role model to mother, is laid out in this documentary by director Aaron Lieber.

Stuber (93 mins., R) Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Big Sick) and Dave Bautista (Blade Runner 2049, Guardians of the Galaxy) team up for this action comedy about an Uber driver, Stu (Nanjiani), who finds himself thrust into a series of dangerous situations after picking up Vic (Batista),

Annabelle Comes Home (106 mins., R) The latest installation in the Conjuring film universe, this supernatural horror continues the story of demonic doll, Annabelle, who, despite being caged behind glass in Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine (Vera Farmiga) Warren’s

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Echo in the Canyon locked artifacts room, manages to call upon other evil spirits to continue her reign of terror. Camino Real/Metro 4 Pavarotti (114 mins., PG-13) Director Ron Howard turns documentarian in this film about legendary operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti. The Hitchcock

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and wild sense of humor. However, some tropes of the music biopic stick out with elements like an overly dramatic first artistic breakthrough scene and a stereotypical record agent. Despite this, Rocketman is a must see for any music fan as the musical and aesthetic nostalgia of the film is very much worthwhile. (MPG)

Spider-Man: Far from Home (129 mins., PG-13)

Still mourning the death of his mentor Tony Stark/Iron Man, Peter Parker/ Spider-Man (Tom Holland) resumes life as a high school student and goes on a trip to Europe with his classmates. While there, former S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) teams him up with Quentin Beck/ Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) for a special mission to fight the evil Elementals.

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Midsommar Midsommar (140 mins., R) Dani (Florence Pugh) and Christian (Jack Reynor) and two friends travel to Sweden to celebrate Midsommar, a festival held in the countryside every 90 years. Soon the trip turns into a nightmare, however, when they discover the fete includes violent rituals.

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O Rocketman Echo in the Canyon (82 mins., PG-13) This documentary explores the L.A.’s Laurel Canyon 1967-69 music scene, which produced iconic groups such as the Byrds, the Beach Boys, and Buffalo Springfield. Great interviews with Roger McGuin, Ringo Starr, and the late Tom Petty, among others. Fiesta 5

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Perhaps the biggest triumph at this year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival was The Biggest Little Farm, a fascinating documentary on the humble beginnings, struggles, and ultimate success story of Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark. Urban refugee filmmaker John Chester rolled camera(s), extensively and obsessively, on the project he undertook with his wife, Molly, tracing the radical transformation of a neglected plot of land in Ventura County into a wildly diversified farm — now a model of sustainability worthy of visitor tours. Sidestepping the “dry doc” syndrome, the film depicts their so-far seven-year adventure and arc of selfeducation with seductive visuals and an engaging dramatic moxie. On the sonic front, Jeff Beal’s Disney-fied orchestral music seems all wrong for such a literally organic tale, which cries out for something acoustic and rootsy. That quibble aside, The Biggest Little Farm charms and inspires with an epic DIY story from deep inside the 805. (JW)

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(121 mins., R)

Dexter Fletcher’s Elton John biopic is an engaging representation of the legendary artist’s rise to fame and struggle with drug abuse. The film has some issues with a scattered narrative and shaky dialogue, but remains striking nonetheless. Through a powerful performance from lead Taron Egerton and a flamboyant visual aesthetic, the film captures unique nuances of Elton’s career such as his outrageous costumes

Toy Story 4 (100 mins., G) Sheriff Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), Jessie (Joan Cusack), Rex (Wallace Shawn), and the rest of the toy gang get a new addition to their group when Bonnie makes new toy Forky (Tony Hale). But Forky suffers from an existential crisis and Woody must help him understand what it really means to be a toy. Camino Real/Fiesta 5 Yesterday (112 mins., PG-13) Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 127 Hours) directs this musical/fantasy/comedy about struggling singer/songwriter Jack Malik (Himesh Patel), who, after a freak bus accident and a global blackout, finds that no one remembers the Beatles’ music. Malik then passes off the Fab Four’s songs as his own and becomes a star. Fairview/Paseo Nuevo

The above films are playing in Santa Barbara FRIDAY, July 12, through THURSDAY, July 18. Our critics’ reviews are followed by initials: MPG (Max Pasion-Gonzales) and JW (Josef Woodard). The symbol O indicates the film is recommended. The symbol ➤ indicates a new review. INDEPENDENT.COM

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ince it headed for the lete I ever interhills two years ago, the viewed, which I Semana Nautica 15K Run did after he won has become more diffithe Pikes Peak cult and more enjoyable at the International Hill Climb in 2013 same time. “It’s such a beautiful place,” and when he won Patty Bryant said last Friday it for the fourth after finishing the race at the time last year. top of Elings Park. She swept He competed in her arm over views of the city the precipitous and a slice of the ocean. “We climb — dangerfound a home for our race.” ous at any speed, It’s been staged every July much less his 4 since 1955, and the course usual 70-mphwas on roads until 2017, when plus — with passion, courage and Bryant, a member of the sponsoring Santa Barbara Athletic concentration. Association, spearheaded its “It’s beyond transformation to a trail run any drug,” he TRAIL BLAZERS: After criss-crossing the trails of Elings Park for more than nine miles, the top four finishers of the Semana Nautica 15K were (from left) Chrisup and down the steep hills of told me. “You’re tian Gilbert, Jenn Betancourt, men’s winner Jeffrey Stern, and Addi Zerrenner, the four-time women’s champ. Patty Bryant (right) helped put the 65-year-old more an ultimate the park. race on a new course. human than at “Road races are so problematic because of the policing and traffic control,” she said. “It timed in 59:17. Christian Gilbert, also of Santa Barbara, was the any other time, doing anything else.” only other runner to break an hour at 59:48. I can only imagine that he was feeling that exuberance in was time to move.” his last conscious moment, when he crashed into unforgiving Bryant, 59, made her first appearance on the looping 9.3mile layout in this year’s 65th edition. It was a romp for her, TEAM OF THE DECADE: From Megan Rapinoe’s cold-blooded rocks just 100 yards from finishing what would have been his as she usually pursues ultra-marathons of 100 miles or more. penalty kicks, to Alex Morgan’s resilience under bruising con- fifth victory and likely a new record time in the 97th running She was in the middle of some 100 finishers with a big smile tact, to Rose Lavelle’s brilliant goal, to Kelly O’Hara’s head- of the “Race to the Clouds” on June 30. crashing fearlessness, to Alyssa Naeher’s firm goal-line stands Dunne was revered by the cycling community, which came on her face. Also striding with apparent ease was Addi Zerrenner, the — America’s women lived up to the grandest expectations out in force to his funeral service at Our Lady of Sorrows women’s champion for the fourth consecutive year. The in winning their second straight World Cup championship. church last Saturday. Ducati teammate Codie Vahsholtz came They also captivated the country, raising soccer several from Colorado to pay his respects. 23-year-old graduate of Dos Pueblos notches above its usual position as a national afterthought. “I met Carlin in 2011,” said Vahsholtz, the third generation High and Arizona Santa Barbara’s Press Room is a sports bar where soccer is of a motoring family that has claimed 45 class wins on Pikes finished 12th overall in one hour, 12 minutes, 23 seconds. She known as football, where it is a men’s sport watched by men. Peak over the years. “I was nervous. He was a hero to me. But was trailed by Jenn Betancourt, 38, an SBCC biology professor. But on Sunday morning, the room was filled to capacity by a he was super nice. It was like talking to somebody I knew On June 22, Zerrenner made a sensational debut in the diverse crowd that wildly applauded the U.S. women’s win- my whole life. He wasn’t just a motorcyclist. He was a wellmarathon, finishing the 26.2 miles of the Grandma’s Marathon ning effort against the Netherlands. rounded person.” in Duluth, Minnesota, as the ninth fastest female in 2:37:51. It It was a sublime display of skillful athleticism in the context Vahsholtz, 28, said Dunne’s death at 36 would not deter him qualified her for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and is of unselfish, totally supportive teamwork. There can be no from competing in future climbs. “He would hate that, being believed to be a record time for a native Santa Barbara woman. disputing that these players should be compensated as fully the cause of somebody not going back to the mountain.” n Countywide, Marla Runyan, born in Santa Maria, owns a as their male counterparts, if not more so. 2:27:10 clocking in 2002. Runyan was legally blind when she made history by making the finals of the 1500 meters at the NBA HYSTERIA: So the Clippers are now favored to win the NBA championship after acquiring Kawhi Leonard and Paul 2000 Sydney Olympics. The overall 15K winner was Mesa resident Jeffrey Stern, 32. George. Wish them luck. Really. That’s what it takes to get He smoked the downhill stretches, having many times plum- through 82 games and weeks of playoffs to the big trophy. People thought the Lakers were sure things when Gary Paymeted down a mountainside to Stinson Beach while running the Dipsea in Marin County, where he grew up. Stern was ton and Karl Malone joined Kobe and Shaq. They did limp into the Finals but were crushed by the Pistons in five games. The Lakers tried to load up years later with Steve Nash and Dwight Howard, but that team was swept in the first round by the Spurs. Injuries and dysfunction played a part in those failures. Leonard and George are not yet 30. If they stay healthy, and the Clippers retain the fighting spirit they showed in 2018-19, 7/14: Swim-Bike-Run: Goleta Beach Triathlon In its they do have a chance. Team chemistry is all important. For ninth year, this gathering of ambitiously fit athletes of all ages an example, look up a certain soccer team.

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(Mar. 21-Apr. 19): You’re in the Land of Green Magic.

(June 21-July 22): Vantablack is a material made of carbon

That’s potentially very good news, but you must also be cautious. Why? Because in the Land of Green Magic, the seeds of extraneous follies and the seeds of important necessities both grow extra fast. Unless you are a careful weeder, useless stuff will spring up and occupy too much space. So be firm in rooting out the blooms that won’t do you any good. Be aggressive in nurturing only the very best and brightest.

TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20): Eight years ago, researchers in Kerala,

India, went to the Padmanabhaswamy Temple and climbed down into centuries-old vaults deep beneath the main floor. They found a disorganized mess of treasure in the form of gold and precious gems. There were hundreds of chairs made from gold, baskets full of gold coins from the ancient Roman Empire, and a four-foothigh solid statue of a god, among multitudinous other valuables. I like bringing these images to your attention, Taurus, because I have a theory that if you keep them in your awareness, you’ll be more alert than usual to undiscovered riches in your own life and in your own psyche. I suspect you are closer than ever before to unearthing those riches.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Children need to learn certain aptitudes

at certain times. If they don’t, they may not be able to master those aptitudes later in life. For example, if infants don’t get the experience of being protected and cared for by adults, it will be hard for them to develop that capacity as toddlers. This is a good metaphor for a developmental phase that you Geminis are going through. In my astrological opinion, 2019 and 2020 are critical years for you to become more skilled at the arts of togetherness and collaboration; to upgrade your abilities so as to get the most out of your intimate relationships. How are you doing with this work so far?

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nanotubes. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, it is the darkest stuff on the planet. No black is LIBRA blacker than Vantablack. It reflects a mere 0.036 percent (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Please don’t try to relax. Don’t shy away of the light that shines upon it. Because of its unusual from challenges. Don’t apologize for your holy quest or quality, it’s ideal for use in the manufacture of certain tone down your ambition or stop pushing to get better. sensors, cameras, and scientific instruments. UnfortuNot now, anyway, Libra. Just the opposite, in fact. I urge nately, an artist named Anish Kapoor owns exclusive you to pump up the volume on your desires. Be even rights to use it in the art world. No bigger and bolder and braver. Take other artists are allowed to incorpomaximum advantage of the opporrate Vantablack into their creations. HOMEWORK: What symbol tunities that are arising, and cash in I trust you will NOT follow Kapoor’s best represents your deepest desire? on the benevolent conspiracies that selfish example in the coming weeks. Testify by going to FreeWillAstrology. are swirling in your vicinity. Now is In my astrological opinion, it’s crucial com and clicking on “Email Rob.” one of those exceptional moments that you share your prime gifts, your when tough competition is actually special skills, and your unique blesshealthy for you, when the pressure ings with the whole world. Do not hoard! to outdo your previous efforts can be tonic and inspiring.

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(July 23-Aug. 22): Hi, my name is Rob Brezsny, and I confess that I am addicted to breathing air, eating food, drinking water, indulging in sleep, and getting high on organic, free-trade, slavery-free dark chocolate. I also confess that I am powerless over these addictions. Now I invite you to be inspired by my silly example and undertake a playful but serious effort to face up to your own fixations. The astrological omens suggest it’s a perfect moment to do so. What are you addicted to? What habits are you entranced by? What conditioned responses are you enslaved to? What traps have you agreed to be snared by? The time is right to identify these compulsions, then make an audacious break for freedom.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): When cherries are nearing the end of

their ripening process, they are especially vulnerable. If rain falls on them during those last few weeks, they can rot or split, rendering them unmarketable. So cherrygrowers hire helicopter pilots to hover over their trees right after it rains, using the downdraft from the blades to dry the valuable little fruits. It may seem like overkill, but it’s the method that works best. I advise you to be on the lookout for similar protective measures during the

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): I can’t decide whether to compare your

imminent future to a platypus, kaleidoscope, patchwork quilt, or Swiss army knife. From what I can tell, your adventures could bring you random jumbles or melodic mélanges — or a blend of both. So I’m expecting provocative teases, pure flukes, and multiple options. There’ll be crazy wisdom, alluring messes, and unclassifiable opportunities. To ensure that your life is more of an intriguing riddle than a confusing maze, I suggest that you stay closely attuned to what you’re really feeling and thinking and communicate that information with tactful precision.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Every year, thousands of people all over

the world go to hospital emergency rooms seeking relief from kidney stones. Many of the treatments are invasive and painful. But in recent years, a benign alternative has emerged. A peer-reviewed article in a scientific journal presented evidence that many patients spontaneously pass their kidney stones simply by riding on roller coasters. I doubt that you’ll have a literal problem like kidney stones in the coming weeks, Sagittarius. But I do suspect

that any psychological difficulties you encounter can be solved by embarking on thrilling adventures akin to riding on roller coasters.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): In his book The Histories, ancient

Greek historian Herodotus told the story of a six-year war between the armies of the Medes and the Lydians in an area that today corresponds to Turkey. The conflict ended suddenly on a day when a solar eclipse occurred. Everyone on the battlefield got spooked as the light unexpectedly dimmed, and commanders sought an immediate cease to the hostilities. In the spirit of cosmic portents precipitating practical truces, I suggest you respond to the upcoming lunar eclipse on July 16-17 with overtures of peace and healing and amnesty. It’ll be a good time to reach out to any worthwhile person or group from whom you have been alienated.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): My astrological colleague Guru Gwen

believes that right now Aquarians should get scolded and penalized unless they agree to add more rigor and discipline to their rhythms. On the other hand, my astrological colleague Maestro Madelyn feels that Aquarians need to have their backs massaged, their hands held, and their problems listened to with grace and empathy. I suppose that both Gwen and Madelyn want to accomplish the same thing, which is to get you back on track. But personally, I’m more in favor of Madelyn’s approach than Gwen’s.

PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): As a self-taught rebel poet with few formal credentials, I may not have much credibility when I urge you to get yourself better licensed and certified and sanctioned. But according to my analysis of the astrological omens, the coming months will be a favorable time for you to make plans to get the education or training you’re lacking; to find out what it would mean to become more professional, and then become more professional; to begin pursuing the credentials that will earn you more power to fulfill your dreams.

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HOUSING, DINING, & AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES Directs, manages and coordinates the seven‑day operations of the catering and concessions department. Responsible for developing and implementing the accountability controls for the management staff and to work closely with staff to ensure maximum operational efficiency and effective programming. Responsible for planning, directing and organizing the daily business management practices for operations, human resources, financial controls, menu/product development and execution, maintenance, and research and development for all facilities. Oversees HR functions including hiring, supervision, evaluations, time reporting, and training and development activities. Responsible for an operations budget of approximately $4 million and for ensuring that expenses are established and appropriately budgeted. Serves as a member of the Dining Services Management Team responsible for quality leadership, services and programs within Dining Services. Reqs: Bachelors/Culinary degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5 years leadership/ progressive management experience, preferably in food service industry or university auxiliary service unit. Knowledge in food service operations and sanitation regulations, ideally in high volume, year‑round university, multi‑unit dining or events services operations. Effective interpersonal and work leadership and management skills with strong track record hiring, developing and mentoring staff. Financial analysis and strategic planning experience in Food Services including developing new culinary program, and implementing cost control efficiencies and budgets for multiple locations. Notes: Criminal history background check required. Maintain a valid CA driver’s license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull‑Notice Program. May be required to operate a university vehicle. $64,500‑$99,900/ yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online 7/21/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190366

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STUDENT HEALTH Assists in the overall operation of the clinical laboratory of the Student Health Service by performing the duties of testing personnel (as specified by CLIA 88) in the specialties of hematology, urinalysis, clinical microscopy, diagnostic immunology, chemistry, microbiology, and virology/ molecular diagnostics. Familiar with all laboratory equipment including hematology, urine and chemistry analyzers and other equipment such as centrifuges, vortexes, microscopes, autoclave and incubators. Maintains the equipment and the entire work area in a clean, presentable fashion to preclude injury to self and others. Reqs: Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license. Training and experience sufficient to comply with Federal CLIA 88 requirements for personnel of high complexity testing of hematology, urinalysis, microbiology, diagnostic immunology and virology/molecular testing. Must have the necessary computer skills to enter results into and to report results from the Laboratory Information System (LIS) in an accurate and timely manner, and to utilize the electronic medical record system for test orders and monitoring of laboratory test results. Notes: Criminal history background check required. Must successfully complete and pass the background check and credentialing process before employment and date of hire. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. Must provide evidence of annual influenza vaccination, or wear a surgical mask while working in patient care areas

during the influenza season. Must have a current CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist license at all times during employment. This is a partial‑ year career 11 month, 40 hours/week position, Mon‑Fri 8am‑5pm. Must be willing to work variable shifts, holidays, overtime and one evening shift or weekend hours depending on staffing and clinical needs. Furlough taken during quarter breaks or summer months. Hours vary during quarter breaks. Must be available to come in or stay late depending upon staffing and clinical needs. Salary commensurate with experience. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online by 7/18/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190380

Development Assistants, and the student employees; assists the Senior Director with personnel issues in the unit. Reqs: Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent combination of education/experience. Demonstrated supervision and/or management experience of full time staff, including knowledge of collective bargaining agreements, and employment and payroll in a university setting. Demonstrated knowledge of human resources concepts, best practices, risk implications, and compliance requirements of Federal and State laws/regulations. High level of proficiency with Microsoft software products, Excel, Word, and databases. Note: Criminal history background check required. $58,000‑$62,000/ yr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 7/12/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190364

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DONOR RELATIONS COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT Coordinate and implement a comprehensive gift acknowledgements and recognition communications program. Oversees the Central Development donor acknowledgement process. Coordinates and implements the Central Development donor recognition programs. Manages donor relations student assistants as needed. Communicates in a highly professional manner with key constituencies including, the University’s top donors, development officers, UCSB faculty and staff, and students on a regular basis. Serves as the central point of contact for the central Donor Relations & Stewardship unit. Responsible for ensuring optimal alignment and best practices within Institutional Advancement. Reqs: Demonstrated project management and supervisory experience of students. Excellent writing, editing and proof reading skills, with a great attention to detail. Ability to establish a cooperative working relationship with staff; the ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to interpret policies and procedures and accurately communicate them to others. Experience in the maintenance of databases, expertise in the use of Word, Excel, and other office software and/or web‑based applications. Excellent publishing, graphic design, and video software skills including proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Adobe Spark, Muse etc.) or equivalent. Notes: Criminal history background check required. $23.46 ‑ $25.00/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190352

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MAD MAPS at 120 Cremona Drive, Suite 260 Santa Barbara, CA 93117; Maps.com, LLC (same address) conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: John Glanville Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001379. Published: Jul 3, 11, 18, 25 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: INSIGHT & STRATEGIES at 315 Meigs Rd. Suite A270 Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Gayle Abramson 2620 Clinton Terrace Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Mitchell I Glanz (same address) conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Mitchell I Glanz Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 20, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001501. Published: Jul 3, 11, 18, 25 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: CITY SLICKER at 149 Del Canto Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Megan Walsh LLC (same address) conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 26, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001557. Published: Jul 3, 11, 18, 25 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SAMARA PAINTING, INC at 230 Lou Dillon Court Santa Barbara, CA 93103; Samara Painting, Inc (same address) conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 07, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2019‑0001374. Published: Jul 3, 11, 18, 25 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WHISKEY RICHARDS at 435 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Drinks LLC 109 San Clemente St Santa Barbara, CA 93109 conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Phillip Wright Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 26, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001550. Published: Jul 3, 11, 18, 25 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE GLOBAL FORUM at 990 Via Fruteria Santa Barbara, CA 93110. Merlin LLC (same address) This business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 28, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2019‑0001588. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25 31 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: EARLYS HOLDING COMPANY at 325 N Alisos St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103; Benjamin Early (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Benjamin Early Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 03, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001321. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: EARLYS TRADING POST at 325 N Alisos St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Benjamin Early, (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Benjamin Early Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 03, 2019. This 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: 2019‑001318. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019.

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FLOOFS at 1415 Laguna St. Unit 2 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Kegan Long (same address), McKensey Smart (same address) conducted by a General Partnership Signed: McKensey Smart Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 24, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001536. Published: Jul 3, 11, 18, 25 2019.

NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: BLUE CORN TACOS at 152 Aero Camino Goleta, CA 93117; Paulo Ruiz 1627 Bath Street #5 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 conducted by a Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 11, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001397. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: REVER at 618 Anacapa St. Suite B Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Haley Chapman 1300 Tunnel Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93105 conducted by a Individual Signed: Haley Chapman Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 13, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001426. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: YOGURTLAND at 621 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Oh Oh Inc. (same address) conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001389. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: GRAND CRU VENTURES at 946 Cheltenham Rd Santa barbara, CA 93105; Donald ernest Donaldson (same address) Karen Ellen Donaldson (same address) conducted by a Married Couple Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 13, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001457. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE VITALITY METHOD at 116 N Nopal St #2 Santa barbara, CA 93103; Santa Barbara Fitness & Wellness Services LLC (same address) conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 05, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2019‑0001344. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: PLUM LUXURY RENTALS at 646 North Hope Avenue Santa barbara, CA 93110; DJJ Property Rental Group, LLC (same address) conducted by a Limited Liability CompanySigned: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 12, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adele Bustos. FBN Number: 2019‑0001417. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: FUNK ZONE FARM at 136 East Yanonali Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Carter Hallman 108 Chapala Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Samantha Weiss (same address) conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 03, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001324. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MARIA’S LAB at 620 W. Carrillo Street, Unit C Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Maria De Jesus Maso (same address) conducted by a Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 06, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001351. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA BOTANICALS, SANTA BARBARA MEDIATION CENTER, SB COCTAILS, SANTA BARBARA BOTANICS, SB BOTANICALS, SB EVENTS, SANTA BARBARA COCKTAILS, SB BOTANICS at 845 Via Hierba Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Eve Ventures, LLC (same address) conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 13, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001420. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: OJAI PLANT WORKS at 2031 Castillo St Apt B Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Socal Plant Works LLC (same address) conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 17, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001452. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: DRD ASSOCIATES at 14 W. Valerio Street, #B Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Daniel K. Michealsen Trustee of the Daniel K. Michealsen Family Trust 4584 Camino Molinero Santa Barbara, CA 93110; Julie B. Michealsen Trustee of The Daniel K. Michealsen and Julie B. Michealsen Family Trust (same address) June M. Michealsen Trustee of the Russell S. Michealsen and June M. Michealsen Family Trust 115 East Pueblo Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Russell S. Michealsen Trustee of the Russell S. michealsen and June M. Michealsen Family Trust conducted by a General Partnership Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 11, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001399. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SHIPSHAPE YACHT MANAGEMENT at 963 Barcelona Dr. Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Lee Phillips (same address) conducted by a Individual Signed: Lee Phillips Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001381. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WILLCUNNINGHAM. COM at 449 Cannon Green Drive, Unit D Goleta, CA 93117; William E. Cunningham (same address) conducted by a Individual Signed: William E. Cunningham Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 11, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001402. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: PHENIX SALON SUITES at La Cumbre Plaza #F‑127, 121 South Hope Ave Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Cards Holdings LLC 9740 Wren Bluff Drive San Diego, CA 92127 conducted by a Limited Partnership Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001375. Published: Jun 20, 27. Jul 3, 11 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SENSATIONAL PETS at 3433 State Street Unit G Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Matthew Hopper 40 East Calle Crespis Santa barbara, CA 93105 conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 19, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001495. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: NOTARY PUBLIC WINE, SANTA BARBARA WINE COLLECTIVE at 131 Anacapa Street Suite C Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Acme Wine Label LLC (same address) conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 19, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001487. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SERVPRO OF SANTA YNEZ/GOLETA at 6485 Calle Real Suite H Goleta, CA 93117; SB Restoration, Inc. 1250 Hans Park Trail Solvang, CA 93463 (same address) conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 19, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001491. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: SHANNON SCOTT DESIGN, VEGAN ID at 310 East Haley Street, Suite A Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Shannon Scott Creative Inc (same address) conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 17, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Christine Potter. FBN Number: 2019‑0001473. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: CRESCENT MOON MASSAGE at 903 State Street Suite 213 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Emily Capshew 3527 San Pablo Ln Santa Barbara, CA 93105 conducted by a Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 18, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001479. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: HOLEHOUSE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY at 231 West Pedregosa Santa barbara, CA 93101; Becca‑Shane Inc. 3685 La Entrada Santa Barbara, CA 93105 This business is conducted by an Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 20, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001509. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ICC PROERTIES at 7330 Hollister Avenue Goleta, CA 93117; Don Kessler 6563 Camino Venturoso Goleta, CA 93117; Jacquline Kessler (same address) This business is conducted by an Marries Couple Signed: Don Kessler Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 20, 2018. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Adela Bustos. FBN Number: 2018‑0001510. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/ are doing business as: THREE GIRLS SHOP at 747 Alamo Pintado Road Solvang, CA 93463; Gina Gandall (same address) This business is conducted by an Individual Signed: Gina Gandall Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2019. This 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 Garcia. FBN Number: 2019‑0001380. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SB NAILBAR at 632 State St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101; T I Spa Corporation (same address) conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 20, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001506. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019.


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: MONARCH PAINTING INC. at 7465 Hollister Ave Spc 140 Goleta, CA 93117; Monarch Painting Inc. (same address) conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on May 31, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001296. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VISAGE AT THE VEIN CLINICat 216 W. Pueblo St. Santa Barbara, CA 93105; The Vein Clinic Inc 1671 W Main St. Ste A El Centro, CA 92243 This business is conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 10, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001376. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: 805 ROADSIDE TOWING at 5939 Placencia St. Goleta, CA 93117; Boucher Co. (same address) conducted by a Corporation Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 14, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001440. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: USDM LIFE SCIENCES at 535 Chapala Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; US Data Management, LLC (same address) conducted by a Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 07, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001365. Published: Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: VW PROPERTIES at 5355 Vineyard Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Garrett M Van Wyk (same address) Joann Van Wyk (same address) conducted by an Married Couple Signed: Garrett M. Van Wyk, Joann Van Wyk Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 25, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001543. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25, 31 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: ARTICLE INDUSTRIES. SPROUTING SPROCKET STUDIO, HUTTE HUT, SPROCKETTA at 4195 Carpinteria Ave Ste 4 Carpinteria, CA 93013; Sprouting Sproket LLC (same address) conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 21, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Connie Tran. FBN Number: 2019‑0001519. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25, 31 2019. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SUN BUILDERS at 315 Meigs Road A396 Santa Barbara, CA 93109; Jason Katsapetses 1535 Live Oak Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93105 conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 27, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001567. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25, 31. 2019 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: CALBURREY ROOFING CONSTRUCTION at 422 Garden Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101; Calburrey Roofing & Construction Inc. (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 1, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001594. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25, 31. 2019 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: SANTA BARBARA FAMILY WELLNESS at 5266 Hollister Ave #214 Santa Barbara, CA 93111; Jetta Harris 670 Ardmore Dr Goleta, CA 93117. conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 3, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Brenda Aguilera. FBN Number: 2019‑0001603. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25, 31. 2019

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE TAHITIAN APARTMENTS at 6739 El Colegio Rd Goleta, CA 93117; Tahitian Isla Vista, LLC 1601 Carmen Dr., Ste 100 Camarillo, CA 93010 conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 28, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001580. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25, 31. 2019.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: THE WAVE at 6679 Abrego Rd. Goleta, CA 93117; Abrego Isla Vista, LLC 1601 Carmen Dr. Ste 100 Camarillo, CA 93010 conducted by an Limited Liability Company Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jun 28, 2019. This 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: 2019‑0001579. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25, 31. 2019 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is/are doing business as: WANDERLUST ADVENTURE S.B. at 616 Calle Rinconada Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Jean Seashore (same address) conducted by an Individual Signed: Filed with the County Clerk of Santa Barbara County on Jul 3, 2019. This statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk (SEAL) by Thomas Brian. FBN Number: 2019‑0001608. Published: Jul 11, 18, 25, 31. 2019

NAME CHANGE IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF AIPING ZHANG ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 19CV03143 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: AIPING ZHANG TO: ANNIE ZHANG SIMON 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 August 14, 2019 9:30am, Dept 6, 1100 Anacapa St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Superior Court Of California, County of Santa Barbara 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 Jun 20 2019. by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF EMILY ELAISE TELFORD ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 19CV03138 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: EMILY ELAISE TELFORD TO: EMILY ELAISE MONTALVO‑TELFORD 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 August 7, 2019 9:30am, Dept 6, 1100 Anacapa St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Superior Court Of California, County of Santa Barbara 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 Jun 20 2019. by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Jul 3, 11, 18, 25 2019. IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF KIVA CELESTE RICE ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 19CV03110 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: KIVA CELESTE RICE TO: KIVA CELESTE 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 Aug 7, 2019

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9:30am, Dept 6, 1100 Anacapa St PO Box 21107 Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Superior Court Of California, County of Santa Barbara 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 Jun 20 2019. by Pauline Maxwell, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. AMENDED IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF DOROTHY INEZ FALATI ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME: CASE NUMBER: 19CV03165 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: DOROTHY INEZ FALATI TO: INEZ DOROTHY FALATI 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 August 14, 2019 9:30am, Dept 6, 1100 Anacapa St Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Superior Court Of California, County of Santa Barbara 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 Jun 27 2019. by Donna D. Geek, Judge of the Superior Court. Published. Jul 11, 18, 25, 31 2019.

PUBLIC NOTICES 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 93117 July 25, 2019 @ 3:30PM Anita Madero Clothes, Personal Phillip Thomas Bicycles Phillip Thomas Personal, Tools, Electronics, Bike Marissa Velez Household Items 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. SANTA BARBARA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCEPTING CITIZENS’ OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEMBER APPLICATIONS DUE TO VACANT SEAT(S) ON THE COMMITTEE NOTICE is hereby given that the Santa Barbara Unified School District is accepting applications from interested citizens to serve on the District’s independent oversight committee with respect to its general obligation bonds, approved by District voters at the November 8, 2016 election and known as Measure I and J, and the ongoing expenditure of funds of Measure Q and Measure R. The Committee consists of seven members, which meet, review and report on expenditures of funds to ensure bond money is used only for voter approved purposes. At this time, there are three vacant seats on the Committee, which the Board needs to fill. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and may not be an employee or official of the District, or any vendor, contractor or consultant to the District. Interested persons may obtain an application from the Superintendent’s Office, located at 720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA, or download the application from the District’s website at www.sbunified.org. Applications are due by 4:00 PM on Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Office of the Superintendent.

SUMMONS SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): CARMEN LETICIA MARTINEZ GARCIA, OMAR OJEDA, and DOES 1 to 20, inclusive YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): ROQUE AHUMADA NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if

you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca. gov/selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www. courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. AVISO! Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 días, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su version. Lea la informacion a continuacion. Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales papa presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (wwwlawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www. sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotasy los costos esentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperacion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesión de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el graveman de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. CASE NO: (Numero del Caso) 18CV06270 The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y dirección de la corte es): SANTA BARBARA SUPERIOR COURT, 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 The name, address, and telephone number of the plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la dirección y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Bradford D. Brown, Esq., 735 State Street 418, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Phone No. (805) 963‑5607 DATE: Dec 21, 2018. Elizabeth Spann Deputy Clerk; Published. Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. COMPLAINT‑PERSONAL Injury, Property Damage, Wrongful death PLAINTIFF: ROQUE AHUMADA, DEFENDANT: CARMEN LETICIA MARTINEZ GARCIA, OMAR OJEDA, and DOES 1 TO 20, Inclusive; CASE NUMBER: 18CV06270 Upon reading and filing evidence consisting of a declaration as provided in Section 415.50 CCP by Bradford D. Brown, Attorney for Plaintiff, ROQUE AHUMADA an Individual; 1. Plaintiff: Roque Ahumada alleges causes of action against defendant Carmen Leticia Martinez Garcia, Omar Ojeda, and DOES 1 to 20, Inclusive 6. The true names of defendants sued as Does are unknown to plaintiff. a. Doe defendants 1 to 20, Inclusive were the agents or employees of other named defendants and acted within the scope of that agency or employment. b. Doe defendants 1 to, Inclusive are persons

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whose capacities are unknown to plaintiff. 8. a. at least one defendant now resides in its jurisdictional area. c. injury to person or damage to personal property occurred in its jurisdictional area. 10. The following causes of action are attached and the statements above apply to each. a. motor Vehicle b. General Negligence 11. Plaintiff has suffered a. wage loss c. hospital and medical expenses d. general damage e. property damage f. loss of earning capacity g. other damage; For interest at the maximum rate as afforded by law. For such other and further relief as this Court deems just and proper. 14. Plaintiff prays for judgment for costs of suit; for such relief as is fair, just, and equitable; and for a. (1) compensatory damages FIRST CAUSE OF ACTION‑ Motor Vehicle Plaintiff Roque Ahumada MV‑1 Plaintiff alleges the acts of defendants were negligent; the acts were the legal (proximate) cause of injuries and damages to plaintiff; the acts occurred on 06/17/16 at The intersection of North Milpas Street and East Gutierrez in the City and County of Santa Barbara, California. MV‑2. DEFENDANTS a. The defendants who operated a motor vehicle are Carmen Leticia Martinez Garcia, Omar Ojeda Does 1 to 20, Inclusive b. The defendants who employed the persons who operated a motor vehicle in the course of their employment are Carmen Leticia Martinez Garcia, Omar Ojeda Does 1 to 20, Inclusive c. The defendants who owned the motor vehicle which was operated with their permission are Carmen Leticia Martinez Garcia, Omar Ojeda Does 1 to 20, Inclusive d. The defendants who entrusted the motor vehicle are Carmen Leticia Martinez Garcia, Omar Ojeda Does 1 to 20, Inclusive e. The defendants who were the agents and employees of the other defendants and acted within the scope of the agency were Carmen Leticia Martinez Garcia, Omar Ojeda Does 1 to 20, Inclusive SECOND‑CAUSE OF ACTION‑General Negligence GN‑1. Plaintiff: Roque Ahumada alleges that defendant: Carmen Leticia Martinez Garcia, Omar Ojeda and Does 1 to 20, Inclusive was the legal cause of damages to plaintiff. By the following acts or omissions to act, defendant negligently caused the damage to plaintiff on 06/17/16 at North Milpas St. and East Gutierrez St. in the County of Santa Barbara, CA Plaintiff re alleges and incorporates by reference herein each and every allegation contained in the First cause of Action as though fully set forth at lenghth herein. Plaintiff Roque Ahumada was walking northbound on the 300 block of north Milpas Street and approached the intersection of East Gutierrez Street. When the signal turned green, Plaintiff began to cross the street, as he reached the middle of the street, suddenly, without warning, and negligently the defendants, and each of them, who were operating a motor vehicle, made a left turn into the crosswalk hitting the plaintiff causing injuries according to proof at the time of trial.

Defendants, and each of them, negligently owned, operated, maintained, entrusted, and controlled said vehicle so as to cause said vehicle to impact with the body of plaintiff, thereby directly and proximately causing personal injury and damages to plaintiffs according to proof Defendants, and each of them, violated California Vehicle Code, Section 21950 (a) for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and California Vehicle Code, Section 12500 (a) for driving without a valid drivers license. These facts make the defendants, and each of them, negligent as a matter of law. Executive Officer, Darrel E. Parker Dated Dec 21, 2018. SUPERIOR COURT OF STATE OF CALIFORNIA, FOR THE COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA ‑ANACAPA DIVISION 1100 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Attorney For Plaintiff; Bradford D. Brown, (SBN 165913) 735 State Street, Suite 418 Santa Barbara, CA 93101; (805) 963‑5607 Published Jun 27. Jul 3, 11, 18 2019. SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): GABRIEL BRUCE JOHNSON II; Does 1‑100 YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): INTERINSURANCE EXCHANGE of the Auto Club NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca. gov/selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online Self‑Help Center (www. courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived

fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. AVISO! Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 días, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su version. Lea la informacion a continuacion. Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO después de que le entreguen esta citación y papeles legales papa presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www.sucorte.ca.gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (wwwlawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www. sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotasy los costos esentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperacion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesión de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el graveman de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. CASE NO: (Numero del Caso 19CV00521 The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y dirección de la corte es): SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, 312‑CEast Cook St Santa Maria, CA 93454 The name, address, and telephone number of the plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la dirección y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Lee M. Mendelson 5805 Sepulveda Blvd Suite 850 Sherman Oaks, CA 91411 (818) 575‑6822; DATE 1/22/2019 Deputy Clerk; Isabel Navarro Published. Jul 11, 18, 25. Aug 1 2019.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Design Review Board Goleta City Hall – Council Chambers 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B Goleta, CA 93117 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Design Review Board (DRB) of the City of Goleta will conduct a public hearing on the date set forth above to consider the following new project: Sign Review Miner’s Hardware Signage 125 N. Fairview (APN 077-170-042) Case No. 19-055-DRB Target Wall Sign Revision 6865/6875 Hollister Avenue (APN 077-100-033, -035) Case No. 19-060-DRB World Oil Canopy Reface and Sign 5960 Calle Real (APN 069-110-033) Case No. 19-054-DRB Design Review 123 Aero Camino Site Revisions 123 Aero Camino (APN 073-070-001) Case No. 18-162-DRB PUBLIC COMMENT: This hearing is for design review only. All interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearing and to present written and/ or oral comments. All letters should be addressed to City of Goleta, Planning and Environmental Review, 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta, CA 93117 or email to mchang@cityofgoleta.org. Letters must be received by Planning and Environmental Review no later than 24 hours prior to the DRB meeting. Materials received after this time may not be reviewed prior to the DRB meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The item in this notice is a new item. The DRB agenda may also include items continued from prior meetings. All persons wanting to review any project applications may do so by contacting City of Goleta, Planning and Environmental Review at (805) 961-7543. The Agenda, staff reports and project plans will be available approximately 72 hours before the hearing on the City’s website at www.cityofgoleta.org. Publish:

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